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China says Silk Road not geopolitical tool, understands concerns

Added: 19.04.2019 7:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

China's Belt and Road project is not a "geopolitical tool" or a debt crisis for participating nations, but Beijing welcomes constructive suggestions on how to address concerns over the initiative, the government's top diplomat said on Friday.

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Imran Khan reshuffles Cabinet amidst criticism over govt performance

Added: 19.04.2019 6:30 | 15 views | 0 comments

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday reshuffled his Cabinet amidst mounting criticism at the lackluster performance of the government. The changes were made after finance minister Asad Umar resigned. The key ministry of interior was assigned to former ISI officer, Brig (retd) Ijaz Shah who was recently...

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'Assange smeared faeces in Ecuador embassy,' says president

Added: 19.04.2019 6:16 | 4 views | 0 comments

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno tells the BBC why his government revoked Julian Assange's asylum.

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Mali violence: PM and entire government resigns

Added: 19.04.2019 5:02 | 9 views | 0 comments

The government has been under pressure after a massacre of herders in the centre of the country.

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Japan Will Hire Foreign Workers To Help With Nuclear Cleanup At Fukushima Plant

Added: 19.04.2019 4:02 | 16 views | 0 comments

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc (TEPCO) announced on Thursday it was going to use Japan's new visa program to use foreign workers at the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, according to The Japan Times. Japan has been struggling with an acute labor shortage so the government has allowed a new visa program to help hire more specialized workers, which TEPCO said would include dozens of subcontractors to help the decommissioning work taking place at the plant. The foreigners visiting Japan to work can also participate in food service jobs and cleaning roles. But TEPCO said all employees will need to have Japanese language abilities to prevent them from being...

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Achieving sugar reduction targets could cut child obesity and healthcare costs

Added: 19.04.2019 3:18 | 8 views | 0 comments

Reducing the sugar content of certain foods by 2020, in line with UK government policy targets, could cut child obesity and related illness, and save the NHS in England £286 million over 10 years, suggests a new study.

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Japan will invite Trump to visit Japan May 25-28

Added: 19.04.2019 2:47 | 15 views | 0 comments

Japan will invite U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Japan May 25 to 28, its top government spokesman said on Friday.

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Fighting Continues In Libya But Russia, US Say They Won't Support Ceasefire Resolution

Added: 19.04.2019 2:43 | 14 views | 0 comments

With mortar bombs continuing to target a Tripoli suburb on Thursday, the United States and Russia said they could not support a British-drafted United Nations Security Council resolution which would establish a truce in Libya, according to Reuters. Libya has been facing two weeks of an offensive from troops east of the Libyan capital, which is controlled by the internationally recognized government led by Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj. Moscow objected since the resolution blames eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Hafter for the violence since his Libyan National Army (LNA) recently advanced to the outskirts of Libya two weeks ago. The U.S. did not specify their reason for not supporting the...

Achieving sugar reduction targets could cut child obesity and healthcare costs

Added: 19.04.2019 2:19 | 4 views | 0 comments

Reducing the sugar content of certain foods by 2020, in line with UK government policy targets, could cut child obesity and related illness, and save the NHS in England £286 million over 10 years, suggests a new study.

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