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Philippine Finance Chief Says Banning POGOs Won’t Affect Economy

MANILA, Jul 23 (NNN-PNA) – Philippine Finance Secretary, Ralph Recto, said today that, banning the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs)…

Tokyo-Osaka Bullet Train Service Fully Resumes After Partial All-Day Halt

TOKYO, Jul 23 (NNN-NHK) – Bullet trains connecting Tokyo and Osaka resumed full service today, the operator said, after a…

Australians Waste Over Seven Million Tonnes Of Food Every Year: Report

CANBERRA, Jul 23 (NNN-AAP) – Australians throw away 7.6 million tonnes of food every year, a report found. According to…

Iran Urges Europe To Adopt Independent Approach For Improving Bilateral Ties

TEHRAN, Jul 23 (NNN-TASNIM) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Nasser Kanaani, said yesterday that, should Europe adopt an independent approach…

Syria, Russia Join Efforts To Rebuild War-Damaged Historical Landmark In Syria

DAMASCUS, Jul 23 (NNN-SANA) – Syrian Culture Minister, Lubanah Mshaweh, and Russian Ambassador, Alexander Yefimov, met yesterday, to discuss the…

Egypt’s External Debt Down By 8.43 Percent In Dec-May

CAIRO, Jul 23 (NNN-MENA) – Egypt’s external debt shrank by 14.17 billion U.S. dollars, or 8.43 percent in May, compared…

Pakistan To Hold Food-Agriculture Exhibition With Over 1,000 Recommended Buyers

ISLAMABAD, Jul 23 (NNN-APP) – Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce, said yesterday that, the country is going to hold an international…

Sailor Missing After Indian Navy’s Warship Severely Damaged In Fire

NEW DELHI, Jul 23 (NNN-PTI) – A sailor went missing, after a fire broke out aboard the Indian Navy’s warship,…

Iran Hosts Joint Naval Drill In Caspian Sea

TEHRAN, Jul 23 (NNN-IRNA) – A joint naval drill, kicked off yesterday, in the Caspian Sea, to ensure shipping security…

Search For Missing Military Helicopter In Cambodia Enters 10th Day

PHNOM PENH, Jul 23 (NNN-AKP) – The search for a missing military helicopter, with two people on board, in Cambodia’s…