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Russian Defense Minister Claims Increased Presence of Foreign Navy in Black Sea

Moscow, Sep 6 (Sputnik) An increasing number of military vessels of foreign countries have been recently entering the Black Sea, including those belonging to countries from outside the region, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Saturday.
"It is not our fleet that regularly floats here and there off the coast of San Francisco, but their fleet in the Black Sea. Moreover, there are fleets and ships of non-regional countries. And it has become a regular occurrence, it has become almost constant," Shoigu told Russia's Rossiya 1 television channel.
The minister said that the Russian navy normally shadows the foreign military ships upon their entry to the Black Sea waters. Shoigu further decried the fact that a number of foreign media tried to frame it as if the Russian naval forces acted unprofessionally when doing so, while everything they did was out of
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Trump campaign calls for final presidential debate to focus on foreign policy

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Washington, Oct 20 (UNI) The Trump campaign wrote a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates in which it demanded that the final round of presidential debates to be focused on foreign policy and dismissed as unacceptable proposals to allow the moderator to shut off the candidates’ microphones.

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Bangladesh PM urges all to follow health guidelines

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19 Oct 2020 | 10:45 PM

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Thai authorities to ban Telegram messaging app

Thai authorities to ban Telegram messaging app

19 Oct 2020 | 7:05 PM

Bangkok, Oct 19 (UNI) Thai authorities said on Monday that they have imposed curbs on the Telegram messaging app, which has been widely used by protesters during the ongoing anti-government protests.

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Saudi Arabia reshuffles Council of Senior Religious Scholars

19 Oct 2020 | 6:57 PM

Riyadh, Oct 19 (UNI) Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud on Monday issued a royal decree, which will restructure the kingdom’s Council of Senior Religious Scholars headed by Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh and the Shura Council, Gulf News reported.

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Maryam Nawaz's husband arrested, released later

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19 Oct 2020 | 6:57 PM

Islamabad, Oct 19 (UNI) PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz's husband Captain Mohammad Safdar was on Monday arrested from a hotel in Karachi.

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