Iran Wants Money, Not Exchange of Prisoners With US, Sources Say

washington — Iran is not serious about wanting a prisoner exchange with the United States and instead appears to be seeking money as part of any deal to release four Americans labeled by the U.S. as hostages of Tehran, according to infor ...

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Friday, 04 February 2022
UN strengthens peacekeeping presence around attacked Camp in DR Congo

New York [US], February 4 (ANI/Sputnik): The United Nations has strengthened the presence of peacekeepers under the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) in an area where a camp for displaced persons ...

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Friday, 04 February 2022
Centre imposes stock limit on edible oils upto June to curb hoardings

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, FoodPublic Distribution said on Friday it has imposed a stock limit on edible oils and oilseeds upto June 30, 2022, with an objective to "cool down" the pri ...

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Friday, 04 February 2022
The Week In Russia: The Chechnya Connection 

In 1997, NATO and Russia pledged to cooperate on European security, basing their ties on a "shared commitment" to principles such as respect for human rights and the rule of law. Twenty-five years later, the words and actions o ...

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Friday, 04 February 2022
French & German leaders to visit Moscow amid Russia-NATO tensions

Emmanuel Macron and Olaf Scholz will discuss the situation around Ukraine with Vladimir Putin Vladimir Putin will meet with his counterpart Emmanuel Macron of France on February 7, and with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on February 15, ...

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Friday, 04 February 2022
Manipal Hospitals, Sarjapur launches Breast Care Clinic on World Cancer Day

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 4 (ANI/PRNewswire): A woman gives up her fight against breast cancer every 13 minutes in India, making it the most prevalent cancer among Indian women. The importance of early detection of breast ...

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Friday, 04 February 2022
Levelling up: four problems with Boris Johnson’s flagship project

The UK government has revealed its plan to level up the country — a white paper setting out policies to tackle inequality between places. The plan comes at a defining moment. It’s widely seen as the key to holding on to the constituenc ...

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Friday, 04 February 2022
Amazon warehouse manager arrested, charged with $273,000 theft

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: Former Amazon employee Douglas Wright pleaded guilty to charges of mail fraud, after selling computer parts from Amazon worth $273,000. The U.S. Department of Justice said Wright, 27, admitted to stealing high ...

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Friday, 04 February 2022
Study finds ketamine is short-term effective treatment for some suicidal patients in hospital

Washington [US], February 3 (ANI): A new research has found that ketamine is a fast-acting, efficient treatment for patients hospitalised for severe suicidal thoughts. The study has been published in ‘The BMJ Journal’. The results su ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022
Pakistani PM Heads to China for Olympics, Bilateral Talks

Islamabad — Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, traveled to China Thursday to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics and meet with Chinese leaders on cementing a traditionally close relationship between the countries. Of ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022
Will Western Sanctions on Russia Work

With tensions between Russia and Ukraine ratcheting up, some former diplomats and Kremlin watchers are debating the effectiveness of any sanctions imposed on Moscow should it invade its neighbor to the west. Britain’s former ambassador ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022
Will extra mayors level up left-behind regions? What the evidence tells us

Adding more mayors to English regions is central to the UK government’s "levelling up" plan. From day one, part of the vision has been to expand mayoral devolution — giving more powers to regional combined authorities, rather t ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022