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Russia: Pentagon relocating 'military biological' projects from Ukraine to Central Asia, Eastern Europe - DefMin

Ruptly 31 Jan 2023
The Chief of the Radiation, Chemical and Biological Defence Force Igor Kirillov claimed that 'the Pentagon has relocated incomplete projects within Ukraine to Central Asia and Eastern Europe countries', at a briefing in Moscow on Monday.
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TAQA closes the transaction of acquiring 100% of Al Mansoori Petroleum Services to expand to the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe

PR Newswire 31 Jan 2023
TAQA closes the transaction of acquiring 100% of Al Mansoori Petroleum Services to expand to the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe. TAQA closes the transaction of acquiring 100% of Al Mansoori Petroleum Services to expand to the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe.
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Watchdog's Corruption Score For Eurasia Sinks In 2022, Remains Well Below Global Average

Radio Free Europe 31 Jan 2023
Corruption remains rampant in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, according to the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) compiled by Transparency International, which called for leaders in the region to finally address the problem ... The Eastern Europe and Central Asia average declined in 2022 one point to 35, with 100 the highest score possible.
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We must strive for peace, try to avoid 'conflict' and 'adharma': RSS leader Indresh Kumar

Beijing News 31 Jan 2023
In the year of the 'Aazadi ka Amrit Mahotsava', the two-day third Himalaya Hind Mahasagar Rashtra Samuh (HHRS) International Conference on "India and Central Asia ... and economic relationship between India and Central Asia and Iran, Afghanistan, Azerbaijani, Armenia and Mongolia.
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US sanctions Mexican international cartel lieutenant

Federal News Radio 31 Jan 2023
The department said Rivera Zazueta’s network “operates on a global scale with nodes in the United States, Mexico, South and Central America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.... in the United States, Mexico, South and Central America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.”.
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Indians are overpaying for internet, nation ranks 44th in global index much ahead of neighbours: Surfshark

Indian Express 31 Jan 2023
India still fares better when compared to neighbours, though, ranking tops in Southern Asia ... It was found that every country in Southern and Central Asia overpays for internet connections since they all have an internet value index lower than the regional average.
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World Bank approves $600 mln loan to support Philippines' recovery, financial sector

Reuters 31 Jan 2023
Only half of Filipinos aged 15 and above have a transaction account with a financial institution, below the East Asia and Pacific regional average of 80%, World Bank data shows. The Philippine central bank is aiming for 70% of Filipino adults to be bank account holders by this year.
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Factbox: Peshawar, Pakistan's 'city of flowers', long marred by militant violence

Reuters 31 Jan 2023
Throughout its history, the city has played a major role in linking central Asia, India and beyond ... Asia PacificcategoryAustralia deploys more experts, equipment to search for lost radioactive capsule, article with video11.36 AM UTC ... Asia PacificcategoryU.S., allies mark ...
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NK slams NATO chief's visit to S. Korea as 'prelude' to confrontation, war

Korea Times 31 Jan 2023
In an article carried by the North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Kim Tong-myong, a researcher of the North's organization on international political study, said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's current trip to Northeast Asia appears to be aimed at "instigating" the creation of the Asian version of NATO.
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Dark clouds on economic horizon

China Daily 31 Jan 2023
Considering the dollar's central role in the international financial system, the increase in Treasury rates forces a generalized rise in global interest rates since other countries need to adjust their rates to compete for resources with the US ... Europe and Central Asia are expected to grow slowly, by 0.1 percent.
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NATO chief wants firmer ties with Japan to defend democracy

Asahi News 31 Jan 2023
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, in Japan as part of his East Asia tour, said “our security is closely interconnected” and called for stronger ties with Japan as Russia’s war on Ukraine raises global dangers and shows that democracies need stronger partnerships.
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Cyprus picks new president amid economic doubt, ethnic split

The Associated Press 31 Jan 2023
TOKYO (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, in Japan as part of his East Asia tour, said “our security is closely interconnected” and called for stronger ties with Japan as Russia's war on Ukraine raises global dangers and shows that democracies need stronger partnerships.
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Talk of fighter jets to Kyiv could strain Western unity

The Associated Press 31 Jan 2023
TOKYO (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, in Japan as part of his East Asia tour, said “our security is closely interconnected” and called for stronger ties with Japan as Russia's war on Ukraine raises global dangers and shows that democracies need stronger partnerships.
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NATO head seeks stronger Japan ties

Taipei Times 31 Jan 2023
In a statement released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency, Pyongyang criticized increasing cooperation between NATO and US allies in Asia as a process to create an “Asian version of NATO” that would raise tensions in the region.

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