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PARIS (Reuters) – The situation regarding Iran’s nuclear program is “worrying”, French Foreign Affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told his EU colleagues during a meeting in Brussels, the French Foreign Affairs ministry said on Monday. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said earlier on Monday Iran might enrich uranium up to 60% purity if the country
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s goal to have zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 will have “profound geopolitical repercussions,” including sharply lower revenue to oil and gas exporting neighbors such as Russia, Algeria and Libya, the European University Institute and two influential think-tanks said on Wednesday. By its own estimates, EU oil imports
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RAUB (Bernama): Nearly 105,000 of the 892,000 foreign workers in the country tested for Covid-19 as of Sunday (Jan 10), says Social Security Organisation (Socso) chief executive Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed. He said a total of 574 clinics had been appointed in the red zone states for foreign workers to undergo screening
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OTTAWA, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) — Foreign investment in Canadian securities totaled 6.9 billion Canadian dollars (about 5.4 billion U.S. dollars) in October, Statistics Canada said Wednesday. Meanwhile, Canadian investors acquired 8 billion Canadian dollars in foreign securities, largely foreign government bonds. As a result, international transactions in securities generated a net outflow of funds from
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The decision to revoke the cabotage exemption for foreign-flagged ships repairing undersea cables does not prevent the employment of foreign vessels, says the Malaysia Shipowners Association (Masa). Its chairman Datuk Abdul Hak Md Amin (pic) said that it mainly means helping and enabling Malaysian companies to bring the cableships and technology back
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KOTA KINABALU (Bernama): Security in Sabah has been stepped up ahead of polling on Saturday (Sept 26) to prevent foreign elements from creating trouble, including committing kidnappings, says Sabah police commissioner Datuk Hazani Ghazali (pic). He said on Tuesday (Sept 22) that police received information two days earlier that elements from a neighbouring country were
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(Reuters) – About 60 U.S. universities on Sunday filed a brief supporting a lawsuit by two others, seeking to block a Trump administration rule barring foreign students from remaining in the country if educational institutions don’t hold in-person classes this fall. The lawsuit was filed by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on
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FILE PHOTO: Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) walks to the Senate Chamber as the impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump continues in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled legislation on Thursday aimed at protecting research and innovation on U.S. campuses and prevent suspected theft of
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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain is considering imposing a quarantine on visitors from Britain when it re-opens its borders next week, Spain’s Foreign Minister said, in response to a similar policy introduced last week for travellers to Britain. FILE PHOTO: Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya reacts during an interview with Reuters at the Ministry of
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PETALING JAYA: Foreign diplomats returning to Malaysia will not have to undergo the 14-day mandatory quarantine at designated quarantine centres, says the Foreign Ministry. In a statement on Monday (June 15), the ministry said that foreign diplomats were however still required to undergo the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Covid-19 tests at their country of origin.
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FILE PHOTO: A worker from the city’s center for disease control and prevention draws blood from a man to conduct a test for antibodies against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Suifenhe, a city bordering Russia in China’s Heilongjiang province, April 16, 2020. REUTERS/Huizhong Wu SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China “resolutely opposes” any international inquiry into the
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s foreign ministry said on Friday that Beijing is opposed to any action by the United States to revoke China Telecom Corp’s authorisation to provide international telecommunications to and from the United States. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters during a daily briefing that the United States must stop politicizing
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SHANGHAI (China Daily/ANN): Foreign-funded enterprises in China have largely resumed operations after the prolonged Spring Festival holidays overshadowed by the Covid-19 epidemic. The companies also are benefiting from policies bolstering businesses to help shore up confidence in the world’s second-largest economy. Many have taken precautionary measures, including providing protective clothing, health checkups and reporting procedures
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WASHINGTON Reuters) – The Trump administration, while insisting the risk to Americans from coronavirus is low, nevertheless declared a public health emergency on Friday and announced the extraordinary step of barring entry to the United States of foreign nationals who have recently visited China. People wear surgical masks in the subway station at Times Square
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