Russia has withdrawn its forces from the city of Saraqib in the suburbs of Idlib, northern Syria, without announcing any plan to do so, local media outlets reported ... UN Syria commission calls for immediate ceasefire ....
China on Monday urged Japan not to take "dangerous actions that may complicate" the situation surrounding the Beijing-claimed, Tokyo-controlled islands in the East China Sea, reiterating they are the country's "inherent territory." ... Topics .. .
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) ... “It is undeniable that Saudi Arabia is a hugely influential country in the Arab world,” State Department spokesman Ned Price said Monday when asked about Biden's retreat from his promise to isolate the Saudis over the killing ... “We’ve talked about this in terms of a recalibration ... stand before Trump ... ___ ... ___ ... TRENDING ... News18.
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With no solution in sight, the sizes of microplastics from a highly urbanized estuarine and coastal system with numerous sources of fresh water, including the Hudson River and Raritan River remain a cause to worry about plastic pollution in sea water ... Possible sources of microplastics include municipal, industrial and stormwater outfalls ... Also Read ... .
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YANGON (REUTERS) - Myanmar police fired stun grenades to disperse protesters in the city of Yangon on Tuesday (March 2), witnesses said, as foreign ministers of neighbouring countries were due to hold talks with the military in an effort to quell deadly violence ... Crowds also gathered in other parts of the country, media reported ... More on this topic.
Former Nepal PM Baburam Bhattarai speaking on the ongoing political crisis in his country. New Delhi [India], March 2 (ANI) ... Bhattarai, who is in New Delhi for his health check-up, pointed out that his country is going through a political crisis and it wants to bring back stability, and ensure good ties with India ... "Nepal is going through a crisis ... .
lawmakers Monday ... SIGAR found that about $2.4 billion “in assets that were unused or abandoned had not been used for their intended purposes, had deteriorated, or were destroyed.” ... 31, 2021 ... As of last December 2020, Washington had appropriated about $143 billion for reconstruction and related activities in Afghanistan since 2002, according to SIGAR ... .
Meng is accused of having lied to the HSBC investment bank about Huawei’s relationship with the unit – Skycom – putting the bank at risk of US sanctions breaches as it continued to clear US dollar transactions for Huawei ... He told the judge she’s “not here to draw inferences about their (the bank employees) state of knowledge”.
The successive governments of Lebanon, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund have deemed “electricity reform a vital issue for reducing the debt, which equates to about 150 percent of the GDP.” ... This is equivalent to about a quarter of the 2020 budget deficit.