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Last updated: Friday, January 18, 2019 8:10:05 AM

Chinese shares open higher; yuan weakens
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) Chinese stocks opened higher on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.32 per cent to open at 2,567.74 points.

Friday, January 18, 2019 8:10:05 AM

Israel, Russia agree to continue coordination in Syria
Jerusalem, Jan 18 (IANS) Israeli and Russian military officials have agreed to continue the coordination of their military actions in Syria, the Israeli army said.

Friday, January 18, 2019 6:18:04 AM

Iran says US cannot influence its ties with Iraq
Tehran, Jan 18 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif has said the US is not entitled to influence the ties between Iran and Iraq, the media reported.

Friday, January 18, 2019 3:20:07 AM

Taiwan condemns Beijing's bid to make it part of mainland China
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Taiwan on Thursday strongly condemned Beijing's demand made on multinational companies to refer to the East Asian island nation as a part of China.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 10:50:05 PM

India to train 45 countries in nano-satellite making
Bengaluru, Jan 17 (IANS) India will train 45 countries in nano-satellite making through a new capacity building programme, a top space official said on Thursday.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 10:04:04 PM

China's top trade negotiator to head to US for talks
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) China's top economic official will travel to the US later this month to hold talks with the US as the world's two largest economies engage in parleys to end the bruising trade war before the March 1 truce deadline.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 7:50:04 PM

Malaysia Masters: Saina, Srikanth in quarters, Kashyap bows out
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 17 (IANS) London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth registered victories in their single's matches to advance to the quarter-finals of the Malaysia Masters here on Thursday.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:54:05 PM

Ram Rahim gets life imprisonment in journalist murder case
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) A special CBI court in Panchkula on Thursday sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to life imprisonment in the murder case of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:54:04 PM

Reduce school fees by 20%: Pakistan SC
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered all schools across the country that charge more than 5,000 Pakistani rupees per month to reduce their fees by 20 per cent, media reports said on Thursday.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:46:03 PM

Afghan President thanks Pakistan PM for peace efforts
Kabul, Jan 17 (IANS) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday telephoned Prime Minister Imran Khan to discuss the ongoing international efforts for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:34:04 PM

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