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US seeks to reassure Beijing after Trump call with Taiwan leader

By Roberta Rampton and Ben Blanchard
WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Dec 6 (Reuters) The White House said today it had sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump's phone call with Taiwan's leader last week, which the Obama administration warned could undermine progress in relations with Beijing.
The statement from a spokesman for US President Barack Obama highlighted concerns about the potential fallout from Trump's unusual call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday, which prompted a diplomatic protest from Beijing on Saturday.
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Jaishankar urges Indian Jewish community, Indologists to document the heritage of community

Jaishankar urges Indian Jewish community, Indologists to document the heritage of community

18 Oct 2021 | 11:03 AM

Jerusalem/New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar urged the Indian Jewish community in Israel and the Indologists to better document the heritage and history of the community and the societal cross flows.

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S Korea reports 1,050 more Covid-19 cases

18 Oct 2021 | 11:01 AM

Seoul, Oct 18 (UNI/Xinhua) South Korea reported 1,050 more cases of Covid-19 as of midnight Sunday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 343,445.

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Student opened fire at school near Russian city of Perm - Authorities

Student opened fire at school near Russian city of Perm - Authorities

18 Oct 2021 | 10:47 AM

Perm, Oct 18 (UNI/Sputnik) A sixth grade student opened fire at a school in the suburbs of the Russian city of Perm, but luckily nobody was hurt, local police told Sputnik.

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School shooting occurs near Russian city of Perm - Emergency Information Services

School shooting occurs near Russian city of Perm - Emergency Information Services

18 Oct 2021 | 10:27 AM

Perm, Oct 18 (UNI/Sputnik) A shooting has occurred in a school in the suburbs of the Russian city of Perm, local emergency information services told Sputnik.

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US committed to building up Georgia's defense capacity - Pentagon Chief

18 Oct 2021 | 9:42 AM

Washington, Oct 18 (UNI/Sputnik) The United States is set on helping Georgia strengthen its defense capabilities, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said upon arriving on an official visit in the country.

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