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U S Treasury says it will not issue drilling waivers to Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON, Apr 21 (Reuters) The U.S. Treasury will not give permission to U.S. companies, including Exxon Mobil Corp , to drill in areas prohibited by U.S. sanctions on Russia, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday.
Mnuchin said in a statement that the decision had been made in consultation with President Donald Trump.
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India, France ink pact for cooperation in conservation of caves

India, France ink pact for cooperation in conservation of caves

19 Jun 2018 | 10:48 PM

Paris, June 19 (UNI) India and France on Tuesday inked a Letter of Intent on cooperation in the field of conservation of pre-historic ornate caves and rock shelters.

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Migrant children cry for separated parents

19 Jun 2018 | 4:33 PM

New York, June 19 (UNI) An audio recording in which migrant children in the US can be heard crying for their parents has been released as US President Donald Trump remains defiant over his immigration policy, a BBC News report has said.

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Puan, oldest known Sumatran orangutan, dies in Australia

19 Jun 2018 | 4:23 PM

Jakarta, June 19 (UNI) The world's oldest known Sumatran orangutan has died in an Australian zoo aged 62, leaving behind 54 descendants, according to a BBC News report.

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Dozens feared dead as overloaded Sumatra ferry sinks

19 Jun 2018 | 4:18 PM

Jakarta, June 19 (UNI) Indonesian rescuers are searching for more than 100 people missing after a ferry sank on a lake in Sumatra.

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Lt General Aziz Ahmed is new Bangladesh army chief

19 Jun 2018 | 3:49 PM

Dhaka, Jun 19 ( UNI) Lieutenant General Aziz Ahmed has been appointed as the new chief of staff of Bangladesh Army.

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