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Myanmar declares martial law in 37 towns

Myanmar declares martial law in 37 towns

03 Feb 2023 | 11:20 AM

Yangon, Feb 3 (UNI) Myanmar's State Administration Council has declared martial law in 37 towns of four regions and four states in the Southeast Asian country.

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Trump to speak at US Conservative mega-convention in early March - Statement

Trump to speak at US Conservative mega-convention in early March - Statement

03 Feb 2023 | 9:56 AM

Washington, Feb 3 (UNI) Former US President Donald Trump will be a confirmed official speaker at the annual Conservative Political Action Coalition (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, at the beginning of March, the organization announced in a press release.

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18 killed in trailer-coach collision in Pakistan

18 killed in trailer-coach collision in Pakistan

03 Feb 2023 | 9:54 AM

Islamabad, Feb 3 (UNI) At least 18 people were killed, and several were injured when a passenger coach collided with a trailer in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said.

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17 killed in accident involving tanker truck, passenger bus in Pakistan - Reports

17 killed in accident involving tanker truck, passenger bus in Pakistan - Reports

03 Feb 2023 | 9:00 AM

Islamabad, Feb 3 (UNI) At least 17 people have died in an accident involving a tanker truck and a passenger bus on a highway in the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Observer reported on Thursday.

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Finland, Sweden committed to joining NATO together, PMs say

03 Feb 2023 | 12:01 AM

Stockholm, Feb. 2 (UNI) Finland remains determined to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) together with Sweden, visiting Prime Minister Sanna Marin said when she met her Swedish counterpart here on Thursday.

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Switzerland closes Istanbul consulate over security concerns

Switzerland closes Istanbul consulate over security concerns

02 Feb 2023 | 11:11 PM

Istanbul, Feb. 2 (UNI) Switzerland joined the growing list of Western countries having their consulates in Istanbul temporarily closed over security concerns in Türkiye.

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Yemen's army thwarts Houthi attack on Taiz

02 Feb 2023 | 8:27 PM

Aden, Yemen, Feb. 2 (UNI) Yemen's government army announced on Thursday thwarting an attack by the Houthi militia against the country's southwestern province of Taiz.

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ECB raises rates by 50 bps

02 Feb 2023 | 8:24 PM

Frankfurt, Feb. 2 (UNI) As expected, the European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday increased interest rates by 50 basis points (bps) and sent out a dovish message about the outlook for future rate hikes.

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Türkiye summons Norwegian envoy over planned Quran protest

02 Feb 2023 | 7:43 PM

Ankara, Feb. 2 (UNI) Türkiye's Foreign Ministry summoned Norway's ambassador to Ankara on Thursday and urged the Norwegian authorities to prevent a planned Quran protest.

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Sri Lanka to release over 100 acres of land under security forces to civilians

02 Feb 2023 | 7:17 PM

Colombo, Feb. 2 (UNI) A total of 108 acres of land under security forces in northern Sri Lanka will be released and distributed among 197 families on Friday, the President's Media Division (PMD) said on Thursday.

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Pakistan received unprecedented response from donor conference in Geneva: Minister

Pakistan received unprecedented response from donor conference in Geneva: Minister

02 Feb 2023 | 6:06 PM

Islamabad, Feb. 2 (UNI) Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal said Pakistan received an unprecedented response from a donor conference in Geneva for the reconstruction of flood-hit areas.

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Pakistan's inflation climbs to 27.55 pct in Jan

02 Feb 2023 | 5:23 PM

Islamabad, Feb. 2 (UNI) Pakistan's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 27.55 percent in January as compared to the same month a year ago when it was recorded at 12.96 percent, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said Wednesday.

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Meta shares up by around 20 pc after publication of financial report

02 Feb 2023 | 11:35 AM

Moscow, Feb 2 (UNI) The value of the shares of US tech conglomerate Meta (banned in Russia) have increased by 20.16% to $184 per share after the publication of the financial performance report, trading data showed on Thursday.

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Saudi Ambassador calls on Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr Momen

Saudi Ambassador calls on Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr Momen

02 Feb 2023 | 11:32 AM

Dhaka, Feb 2 (UNI) Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Bangladesh Mr. Essa Yousef Essa Alduhailan, paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen, MP, today at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka. During the meeting, they exchanged views on issues of mutual interests pertaining to bilateral and multilateral cooperation. MoFa Press Release.

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China sends 23 military aircraft, 4 ships to Taiwan strait

China sends 23 military aircraft, 4 ships to Taiwan strait

02 Feb 2023 | 10:23 AM

Beijing, Feb 2 (UNI) The Taiwanese Defense Ministry said on Thursday that the island’s armed forces registered 23 military aircraft and four ships of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) approaching the island in the last 24 hours.

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