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Politics

Israel to appoint new envoy to Jordan in bid to heal ties

JERUSALEM – 29 November 2017: Israel plans to appoint a new ambassador to Jordan in a bid to calm Amman's…
Arts

Crowds of Egyptians bid farewell to golden cinema legend Shadia

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: Crowds of Egyptians and a number of celebrities started leading Shadia’s funeral from Sayyida Nafisa…
Arts

Mourners bid farewell to AC/DC legend Malcolm Young in Sydney

Sydney – 28 November 2017: Mourners bid farewell to AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young on Tuesday, with his brother Angus carrying…
Arts

Oscars bid for story of ‘Pakistan’s toughest woman’

As 200 armed men surrounded their house on a hot August night in 2005, Nazo Dharejo and her sisters grabbed…
Middle East news

Tunisia arrests 12 over illegal immigration bid

TUNIS – 8 November 2017: The Tunisian coastguard foiled on Wednesday a bid by 12 people to illegally travel to…
Politics

PNG court rejects bid to restore Australia refugee camp services

SYDNEY – 7 November 2017: A Papua New Guinea court Tuesday rejected a refugee's appeal to restore water, electricity and…
Politics

Iraq Court rules no region can secede after Kurdish independence bid

BAGHDAD – 6 November 2017: Iraq's Supreme Federal Court ruled on Monday that no region or province can secede from…
sports

Morata deals blow to United title bid as Chelsea win

LONDON – 5 November 2017: Alvaro Morata's second-half header secured Chelsea a 1-0 win over Manchester United in an entertaining…
Middle East news

Philippines spotlights anti-graft measures in bid to woo U.S. aid

MANILA – 3 November 2017: The Philippines on Friday defended its graft-fighting efforts in a bid to convince the United…
Politics

U.S. welcomes China, S. Korea bid to improve ties

WASHINGTON – 31 October 2017:The U.S. State Department welcomed a decision by China and South Korea on Tuesday to resume…
Travel

Italy plies visitors with wine in bid to boost tourism

26 October 2017:Eating lunch in Italy's Bolgheri wine country, it is not hard to understand why the number of international…
Economics

Canada in bid to limit Brazil aircraft subsidy probe at WTO

PARIS – 26 October 2017: Canada has urged the World Trade Organisation to block attempts by Brazil to trigger a…
Politics

Abadi demands Kurds cancel secession bid as price for talks

BAGHDAD, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Iraq's prime minister demanded on Thursday that Kurds declare their independence referendum void, rejecting the…
Politics

Judge rejects bid by 18 U.S. states to revive Obamacare subsidies

WASHINGTON – 26 October 2017: A U.S. judge in California on Wednesday refused to block President Donald Trump's decision to…
Economics

Hundreds of cities bid to become home to second Amazon HQ

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Amazon said Monday it has received 238 pitches from places across North America vying to be…
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