Germany bans Islamic group over suspected terror financing

Berlin |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST

The German government has banned Ansaar International, an Islamic group, and its sub-organisations on suspicion of financing terrorist groups outside the country, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer anno

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POSCO E&C abuse subcontractors, Fair Trade Commission imposes penalty

Asia | May 6, 2021 11:14:17 AM IST

Seoul [South Korea], May 6 (ANI/Global Economic): As POSCO E&C entrusted its work to a subcontractor, it made unfair special contracts and did not pay interest on the subcontract.

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Philippines logs 6,637 new COVID-19 cases, total surges to 1,080,172

Asia | May 6, 2021 4:44:28 PM IST

Manila [Philippines], May 6 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported on Thursday 6,637 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of cases in the Southeast Asian coun

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Palestine to set new poll date if Israel approves voting in E.Jerusalem

Ramallah |Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

Palestine will set a new date for holding the general elections if Israel approves voting in East Jerusalem, according to Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye.

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Duterte names new national police chief

Manila |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Police Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar as the new chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), government spokesperson Harry Roque said.

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Israel sees 350% jump in foreign tourist arrivals

Tel Aviv |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST

The number of foreign tourist arrivals to Israel jumped about 4.5 times or 350 per cent in April from March, according to data released by the Central Bureau of Statistics.

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Kyrgyz President signs new constitution

Bishkek |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST

Kyrgyz President Sadyr Zhaparov has signed the new Constitution which was adopted in a constitutional referendum held on April 11.

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IS blows up 2 oil wells, kills 2 security members in Iraq

Baghdad |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST

The Islamic State (IS) terror group attacked an oil field in Iraq's Kirkuk province, killing two security members and blowing up two oil wells, a government statement said.

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Ready to promote Israeli-Palestinian dialogue: Russian FM

Moscow |Thursday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow is ready to facilitate direct dialogue between Israel and Palestine.

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Russia approves bill on quitting Open Skies Treaty

Moscow |Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST

The Russian government said that it has approved a bill on the country's withdrawal from the Treaty on Open Skies and will submit the document to President Vladimir Putin.

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'UN's primacy, relevance remains unmatched since establishment'

United Nations |Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST

Volkan Bozkir, President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), said that the world body remains irreplaceable since its establishment more than 75 years ago with its primacy and relevance remaining unmat

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Acute food insecurity globally at 5-yr high: UN agencies

Rome |Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

Global conflicts, economic crises and extreme weather conditions have pushed the number of people who faced acute food insecurity to 155 million in 2020, the highest figure in five years, the UN's Foo

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