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Turkey Launches Air Attack on Iraqi Kurdistan

Kurdistan

ANKARA – Turkey on Thursday launched an airstrike against Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the region, AFP quoted the Minister of National Defense on Friday. The Turkish Vice-Consul in the Kurdish Autonomous Region of Iraq was shot dead Wednesday in Irbil, the local …

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Pakistan Presents Progress Report on Anti-Poverty Development Plans to UN

Pakistan

UNITED NATIONS – Pakistan on Tuesday presented its progress report and future plans on meeting the globally agreed and nationally adopted anti-poverty Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), saying that the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan was committed to accelerating human development in the country, APP reported Wednesday. The progress report …

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China-Malaysia Industrial Funds Forum Held in China

Malaysia

NANNING – The third China-Malaysia Industrial Funds Forum was held Tuesday in the city of Qinzhou, southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Xinhua reported Wednesday. The forum attracted nearly 200 guests from banks, securities companies, governments and other institutions at home and abroad to discuss the implementation of the Belt …

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Russia Says S-400 Delivery to Turkey ‘on Track’

Russia

MOSCOW – The delivery of the S-400 surface-to-air missile to Turkey is progressing on schedule, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. “The delivery is right on schedule. It is not possible for me to disclose more detail,” he said, according to Habertürk. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday discussed the …

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US Approves Potential $ 2.2 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan

Taiwan

WASHINGTON – The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $ 2.2 billion worth of weapons, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday. The announcement is likely to provoke anger in Beijing, which regards Taiwan as a part of its territory and …

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Iran Urges Britain to Release Oil Tanker Held in Gibraltar

Gibraltar

TEHRAN – The Gibraltar authorities have intercepted the Iranian super-oil tanker suspected of violating the sanctions imposed by the European Union by carrying a cargo of crude oil from Tehran to Syria ravaged by the war, TRT World reported on Friday. Iran on Friday demanded that Britain immediately release an …

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