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Bulgaria to cancel $1.74 billion armoured vehicle tender, defence minister says

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis poses with Bulgaria’s Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov during a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Virginia Mayo/Pool/File Photo SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s defence minister said on Friday he has asked the government to cancel......

Linda Reynolds: Australian minister ‘regrets’ slur on alleged rape victim – PM

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Linda Reynolds is sorry for the “offensive remark” about an alleged rape victim, Australia’s PM says. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here GoCoin – Latest Cryptocurrency News and Trading...

Taiwan chips will stay competitive despite rising challenge from China, Taiwan minister says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Integrated circuits on a circuit board. filonmar | E+ | Getty Images Taiwan hopes to give China a run for its money — at least in the short run. The island’s minister of economy told CNBC that Taiwan will remain......

Exclusive: Bangladesh under ‘no obligation’ to accept stranded Rohingya refugees -minister

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DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh is under “no obligation” to shelter 81 Rohingya Muslim refugees adrift for almost two weeks on the Andaman Sea and being assisted by neighbouring India, said Bangladesh foreign minister A.K. Abdul Momen. FILE PHOTO: Bangladeshi Foreign Minister A. K. Abdul Momen speaks during a meeting with......

Japan gender equality minister opposes change on separate spouse surnames

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Japan’s Tamayo Marukawa signs a document opposing a move for separate surnames for married couples. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here GoCoin – Latest Cryptocurrency News and Trading...

U.S. Secretary of State, Mexico’s foreign minister to talk Friday

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Mexico’s foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard will hold a virtual meeting on Friday morning, Mexico’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Thursday. Blinken and Ebrard are due to discuss how to address the root causes of Central American immigration,......

Northern Ireland’s first minister ups ante in UK-EU trade dispute

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BELFAST (Reuters) – Northern Ireland’s first minister upped the ante on Wednesday in a dispute between the UK and the European Union over trade with the province, calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to “step up and protect the United Kingdom”. FILE PHOTO: Containers are stacked at the Port of......

Poland could demand negative coronavirus test result at border, minister says

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WARSAW, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Poland is expected to announce new rules this week demanding a negative coronavirus test result to enter the country, Poland’s Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said on Monday. A person with a negative coronavirus test result will not have to quarantine after entering the country, Niedzielski......

China’s foreign minister calls for the U.S. to remove tariffs and sanctions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks at a news conference after restoring diplomatic ties with Kiribati on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, U.S. September 27, 2019. Mark Kauzlarich | Reuters BEIJING — China’s Foreign......

German teachers, nursery workers could get vaccine sooner: health minister

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FILE PHOTO: German Health Minister Jens Spahn addresses the media during a news conference in Berlin, Germany February 19, 2021. Michael Sohn/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Primary school teachers and nursery workers in Germany could get a COVID-19 vaccine sooner than originally planned, the country’s Health Minister Jens......

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