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NATO apologises to Turkey over ‘enemy chart’ incident
Istanbul, Nov. 18 (BNA): NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg apologised to Chief of Staff Hulusi Akar in a meeting held in Canada's Halifax over the "enemy chart" incident, in which President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk were insulted, military sources said late Friday.
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Zimbabwe crisis: Army steps in, says Mugabe safe
Manama, Nov. 15 (BNA): Zimbabwe's military has seized state TV, saying it is "targeting criminals around President Robert Mugabe for causing social and economic suffering".
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International anti-terrorism Day recommended
Paris, Nov. 14 (BNA): The Paris Peace and Development Forum has called on the international community to institute an international day for combating terrorism and extremism, to commemorate victims of this scourge targeting safety and security of the innocent people across the world.
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South Korea looking into options over US 'Indo-Pacific' vision
Seoul, Nov. 10 (BNA): US President Donald Trump's pitch for a "Indo-Pacific" cooperation system has South Korea walking a tightrope as Seoul strives for a bigger say in America-led regional diplomacy while not risking alienating emerging superpower China.
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UAE humanitarian efforts praised
Abu Dhabi, Nov. 8 (BNA): The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has praised the United Arab Emirates (UAE)'s efforts in alleviating the plight of refugees, after it signed a cooperation agreement worth AED14.5 million, $4 million, in support of projects for South Sudanese refugees and the host communities in Uganda last week.
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EU condemns ballistic missile targeting Riyadh
Brussels, Nov. 7 (BNA): The European Union (EU) has condemned the firing of a ballistic missile in the direction of the Saudi capital Riyadh by the Houthi militia in Yemen.
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Zayed Future Energy Prize jury selects winners
Abu Dhabi, Nov. 1 (BNA): The Jury of the Zayed Future Energy Prize has convened to deliberate and select nine winners across its five categories.
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Spanish Prime Minister pledges to restore 'legitimacy' in Catalonia
Madrid, Oct 27 (BNA) -- The Catalan parliament today declared the region independence from Spain. Catalan Parliament Speaker, Carme Forcadell, today declared establishing the "Catalonian independent and sovereign republic" that is willing to engage in the civil society as soon as possible.
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Donors pledge $344 million to Rohingya refugees relief
New York, Oct. 24 (BNA): A United Nations-supported humanitarian conference today raised more than $344 million to fund critical relief programmes for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh.
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Japan’s Akihito to step down in March 2019
Tokyo, Oct. 20 (BNA): Japan’s Emperor Akihito will step down on March 31, 2019, a Japanese daily newspaper reported today, noting that the imperial retirement will be the first of its kind in more than 200 years.
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