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China talks peace, partnership, prosperity with India

New Delhi/Beijing |Monday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST

China on Sunday talked peace, partnership and prosperity with India, insisting that it is committed to settling the boundary dispute with New Delhi through dialogue and consultations.

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5.8-magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia

Asia | March 7, 2021 8:43:46 AM IST

Jakarta [Indonesia], March 7 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 hit Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku on Sunday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.

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Sudan, Egypt voice rejection to Nile dam approach

Khartoum |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

Sudan and Egypt have voiced rejection to a "fait accompli" approach to the issue of the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile river.

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Israel approves 3rd-phase exit from full lockdown

Tel Aviv |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

The Israeli cabinet has approved the third phase exit plan from the full lockdown imposed in the country on December 27, 2020, the Prime Minister's Office and the Health and Transport Ministries said

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Indonesia reports 5,826 new COVID-19 cases, 112 more deaths

Asia | March 7, 2021 6:43:25 PM IST

Jakarta [Indonesia], March 7 (ANI/Xinhua): The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 5,826 within one day to 1,379,662, with the death toll adding by 112 to 37,266, the health ministry said on Sunday.

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Ex-Aus FM 'unspeakably sad' about parliament rape allegations

Canberra |Sunday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

Former Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Sunday urged the incumbent government to introduce independent counselling for parliamentary staff amid claims of mistreatment of women.

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Blast kills 18 in Syria's Hama

Asia | March 7, 2021 9:43:28 PM IST

Hama [Syria], March 7 (ANI/Sputnik): The explosion of two mines, planted by terrorists, in the east of Syria's Hama province killed at least 18 people on Sunday, state-run news agency SANA reported.

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Saudi-led coalition intercepts 10 bomb-laden drones

Riyadh |Sunday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST

The Saudi-led coalition involved in the war in Yemen announced on Sunday that it intercepted 10 bomb-laden drones in less than five hours, local media reported.

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Iraq, Iran call for enhancing regional security

Baghdad |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have called for enhancing security and stability of the region.

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US Senate passes $1.9tn relief bill (Ld)

Washington |Sunday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

The evenly split US Senate has narrowly passed a $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill after a marathon overnight session, with lawmakers voting along party lines.

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Online tutoring market booming in China

Beijing |Sunday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

A new survey has revealed that more than 87 per cent of Chinese parents have signed their children up for online tutoring sessions to supplement their education amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Guterres calls for inclusive justice

United Nations |Sunday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an inclusive justice system that is intolerant of discrimination and works for all.

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