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  • TBangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to take assistance from the UN refugee agency for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali said on Saturday . The two governments signed a pact on Thursday settling terms for the ...

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  • TU.S. President Donald Trump said that he had informed Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a call that Washington is adjusting military support to partners on the ground in Syria, the White House said Friday. Turkey’s presidency had previously reported that the United States would ...

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  • TMembers of Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) will likely approve a renewed coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives if party leaders present a convincing proposal, a member of the party’s executive leadership said on Saturday. Niels Annen of the SPD, in an interview ...

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  • TThe State Bank of Pakistan kept its main policy interest rate unchanged at 5.75 per cent on Friday, citing steadily rising economic growth. Pakistan’s $300 billion economy expanded 5.3 per cent in the fiscal year that ended in June - the fastest rate in a decade - but State Bank said growth ...

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  • TChina has signed a deal to build a third large nuclear reactor in Pakistan, which wants to get a fifth of its electricity from nuclear by 2030. World Nuclear News, supported by industry lobby World Nuclear Association, reported that China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) and the Pakistan Atomic ...

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  • TLondon’s Oxford Circus underground station in the heart of the British capital’s main shopping district was being evacuated on Friday evening and armed police were on the scene, a Reuters witness said. British Transport Police said its officers were at the station, responding to an ...

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  • TUnited Nations special envoy on Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Friday was “useful”, Russia’s Interfax news agency reported. He declined additional comments before the end of a Syria’s opposition meeting in ...

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  • TKABUL: A rocket attack on an Afghan religious school killed about 20 Taliban insurgents exchanging fire with security forces, officials said on Friday, adding that no children were among the victims. The insurgents had taken shelter at the school compound in the central eastern province of Wardak, ...

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  • TA U.S. Navy said it has called off a search for three sailors missing since a transport plane crashed in the Philippines Sea south of Japan on Wednesday enroute to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier. “During the course of two days, eight U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Defence Force ships, ...

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