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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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LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s defence minister flew to the southern province of Helmand on Wednesday a day after government forces launched a counter-offensive against Taliban insurgents who have battled their way towards the provincial capital in recent days. The fighting in the province, where U.S. and British troops for years fought to clear
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JERUSALEM, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) — Israeli Minister of Immigration and Integration Pnina Tamano-Shata tested positive for coronavirus, according to a statement issued by the Israeli parliament spokesperson on Sunday. “According to a preliminary investigation, the minister was last at the parliament on Wednesday. The parliament will continue the epidemiological investigation, in coordination with the Health
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(Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to have his life story turned into a comic book, as TidalWave Productions adds the “media sensation” to its “Political Power” graphic novel series. The glossy publication that has profiled politicians from around the globe for over 11 years details both Trudeau’s personal and professional milestones,
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KUALA LUMPUR: Banks have enough capital buffer to implement the loan moratorium extension as announced by the government, the Dewan Rakyat heard. Deputy Finance Minister I Datuk Abdul Rahim Bakri said that a total of RM66bil out of the RM100bil allocation had been used by banks so far under the moratorium assistance through the economic
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CAIRO (Reuters) – Iraq cancelled on Tuesday the Turkish defence minister’s visit to the country which was scheduled for Thursday, Iraq’s foreign ministry said in a statement. The ministry also summoned the Turkish ambassador to hand him “a strong protest note and inform him of Iraq’s confirmed rejection of his country’s attacks and violations”, the
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland is considering additional measures to limit non-essential travel in the wake of an uptick in COVID-19 infections in recent days both in Ireland and other European countries, Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said on Sunday. Ireland already advises against all non-essential international travel and requires people arriving from all but 15 countries
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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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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Cabinet minister Datuk Peter Anthony has been called in to give a statement to investigators apparently probing a graft case involving a 2014 Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (Risda) land deal. The state Infrastructure Development Minister turned up at the Sabah Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters here at 10.22am Tuesday (June 9).
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FILE PHOTO: French Junior Economy Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher poses after an interview with Reuters in Paris, France, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – France wants to launch its planned auction of 5G frequencies in September so that the fifth generation mobile network can be deployed by year-end, junior economy minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher said
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FILE PHOTO: British Business Secretary Alok Sharma arrives in Downing Street,following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, June 2, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley LONDON (Reuters) – British business minister Alok Sharma said he had tested negative for COVID-19, in a statement posted on Twitter a day after he had been taken ill inside
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