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Saudi Arabia nominates former minister Mohammad al-Tuwaijri for WTO director-general

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Saudi Arabia has nominated Mohammad al-Tuwaijri, the Kingdom’s former Minister of Economy and Planning, to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO).The WTO post will

Turkey tested Russian-made S-400 air defense systems on US-made jets: Reports

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Turkey tested Russian-made S-400 air defense systems on US-made F-16 fighter jets in November, Russia’s news agency TASS reported, citing an unnamed source. Fighter Jets World, a military aviation

US condemns assassination of Iraqi researcher al-Hashemi, says Pompeo

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The US strongly condemns the assassination of the Iraqi researcher Hisham al-Hashemi, who had written about politics, ISIS, and the role of Iran-backed militias in Iraq, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Rental apartments suffer biggest price drop in more than 15 years as COVID-19 hits landlords

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Domain’s Rent Report has shown that nationally, the asking price on average for leased units has dropped more than 3 per cent.

Coronavirus: India’s Cipla likely to come out with lowest priced generic remdesivir

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Indian drugmaker Cipla Ltd has priced its generic version of Remdesivir, Cipremi, at 4,000 rupees ($53.34) per 100 mg vial, according to severalsources, making it among the lowest priced versions of

Harvard, MIT seek to halt rule banning international students, including GCC 

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Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have asked a federal court to temporarily block a Trump administration rule that would bar foreign students from remaining in the United

Iraq should hold Iran-affiliated militias accountable for killing Iraqis: US analyst

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Hisham al-Hashemi, who was assassinated in Iraq on Monday, was well-respected in Washington, DC policy circles and “he made us all smart in Washington, DC and across the region” Michael Pregent, a

Melbourne ‘a ghost town’ in lockdown’s first night

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The entire Metropolitan Melbourne area appears to have emptied in the first night of the Victorian Government’s enforced coronavirus lockdown.

Italy calls for new precautionary curbs on non-EU arrivals to contain coronavirus

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Italy on Wednesday called for new precautionary measures for passengers travelling to European Union countries from outside the bloc to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. Italy has

COVID-19 testing completed for all locked-down Victorian towers

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Testing of the nine locked-down Victorian public housing towers has been completed, but it is still unknown residents will need to remain inside their homes.

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia records 3,036 new COVID-19 cases, 3,211 recoveries

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Saudi Arabia recorded 3,036 new cases of the deadly coronavirus, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 220,144, the Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday.For more

Worldwide coronavirus death toll kills at least 544,311 people so far: AFP

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The novel coronavirus has killed at least 544,311 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on Wednesday.For more

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