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Saudi Ambassador calls on Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr Momen

Saudi Ambassador calls on Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr Momen

02 Feb 2023 | 11:32 AM

Dhaka, Feb 2 (UNI) Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Bangladesh Mr. Essa Yousef Essa Alduhailan, paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen, MP, today at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka. During the meeting, they exchanged views on issues of mutual interests pertaining to bilateral and multilateral cooperation. MoFa Press Release.

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China sends 23 military aircraft, 4 ships to Taiwan strait

China sends 23 military aircraft, 4 ships to Taiwan strait

02 Feb 2023 | 10:23 AM

Beijing, Feb 2 (UNI) The Taiwanese Defense Ministry said on Thursday that the island’s armed forces registered 23 military aircraft and four ships of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) approaching the island in the last 24 hours.

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Japan experienced increase in crimes in 2022 for first time in 20 years - Reports

02 Feb 2023 | 9:36 AM

Tokyo, Feb 2 (UNI) The number of crimes recorded in Japan in 2022 rose for the first time in the last 20 years, following the easing of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in the Asian nation, the Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday, citing police data.

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US imposes visa restrictions over Taliban ban on women's education, NGO work - Blinken

US imposes visa restrictions over Taliban ban on women's education, NGO work - Blinken

02 Feb 2023 | 8:52 AM

Washington, Feb 2 (UNI) The US imposed new visa restrictions targeting the Taliban over banning women from attending university and working with NGOs, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement.

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Biden announces plan to eliminate or reduce 'junk fees' in US - White House

Biden announces plan to eliminate or reduce 'junk fees' in US - White House

02 Feb 2023 | 8:42 AM

Washington, Feb 2 (UNI) President Joe Biden has announced a series of steps his administration plans to undertake to encourage and pressure businesses such as banks, hotels and airlines to stop charging the public "junk fees," the White House said in a statement on the president's remarks to on the issue of excessive fees.

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Israel strikes Hamas' weapon manufacturing site - IDF

Israel strikes Hamas' weapon manufacturing site - IDF

02 Feb 2023 | 8:26 AM

Jerusalem, Feb 2 (UNI) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Thursday it struck a Hamas weapon manufacturing site in response to a rocket launch from the Gaza Strip.

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Peru's Congress rejects proposal for 2023 election in Dec despite protests

02 Feb 2023 | 8:14 AM

Lima, Feb 2 (UNI) The Congress of Peru, despite ongoing protests in the Latin American republic that have already resulted in the death of dozens of nationals, has rejected the proposal to hold the 2023 presidential election in December, according to the parliament.

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Taliban say cargo traffic from Afghanistan's Hairatan town suspended

02 Feb 2023 | 8:07 AM

Kabul, Feb 2 (UNI) Zabihullah Mujahid, the spokesperson of the Taliban, said that cargo traffic from the port town of Hairatan in northern Balkh Province of Afghanistan had been suspended.

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Ukrainian troops fired 10 projectiles on Donetsk - DPR Office in JCCC

02 Feb 2023 | 7:57 AM

Donetsk, Feb 2 (UNI) Ukrainian troops have fired ten 155-millimeter projectiles on the city of Donetsk, the Donetsk People's Republic's (DPR) representative office in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) of issues related to Ukraine's war crimes said in a statement.

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Israel Defense Forces confirms it is striking Gaza Strip

02 Feb 2023 | 7:54 AM

Jerusalem, Feb 2 (UNI) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has confirmed it is striking the Gaza Strip.

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Myanmar extends state of emergency for six months

01 Feb 2023 | 11:01 PM

Naypyidaw, Feb 1 (UNI) Myanmar’s military government has announced a six-month extension of the state of emergency which was imposed when it seized power in the country in 2021, in order to prepare for general elections, media reported Wednesday.

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US condemns mosque bombing in Pakistan - Blinken

01 Feb 2023 | 10:19 PM

Washington, Feb 1 (UNI) The United States condemns the recent terrorist attack on a mosque in Pakistan, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday.

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Azerbaijan probing attack on embassy in Tehran – President

Azerbaijan probing attack on embassy in Tehran – President

01 Feb 2023 | 9:00 PM

Baku, Feb 1 (UNI) Azerbaijan is thoroughly investigating the deadly attack on its embassy in the Iranian capital of Tehran, President Ilham Aliyev said Wednesday.

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