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ILO notes 'striking fall' in real wages worldwide

ILO notes 'striking fall' in real wages worldwide

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Geneva, Dec 1 (IANS) The severe inflationary crisis combined with a global slowdown in economic growth are causing a striking fall in real monthly wages in many countries, red....
Pak's patience with Afghan Taliban regime wearing thin as TTP threat persists

Pak's patience with Afghan Taliban regime wearing thin as TTP threat persists

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Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) The Pakistan government is reviewing its strategy with regard to the banned terror outfit, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which called off the cease....
Brazilian Amazon deforestation rate drops 11.27%

Brazilian Amazon deforestation rate drops 11.27%

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Brasilia, Dec 1 (IANS) The Deforestation rate in the Brazilian Amazon dropped by 11.27 per cent between August 2021 and July 2022 year-on-year, data released by the National I....
1971 Dhaka debacle was 'military failure', says Bilawal Bhutto

1971 Dhaka debacle was 'military failure', says Bilawal Bhutto

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Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Exactly a week after former Pakistan Army Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa referred to the East Pakistan loss as a "political failure", Foreign Minister Bilawal B....
TTP appears to have lost trust in the Haqqani faction of Taliban: Report

TTP appears to have lost trust in the Haqqani faction of Taliban: Report

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Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) appears to have lost trust in the "Haqqani faction" of the Afghan Taliban, which is considered close to the Pakist....
Ex-US President Bill Clinton tests Covid positive

Ex-US President Bill Clinton tests Covid positive

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Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Former US President Bill Clinton announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19, with mild symptoms.
China relies on Pak for projecting military, economic might: Pentagon

China relies on Pak for projecting military, economic might: Pentagon

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Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) China relies on Pakistan for projecting its military and economic might as Islamabad remains a key Beijing ally, the Pentagon said in a report.
French GDP growth slows to 0.2% in Q3

French GDP growth slows to 0.2% in Q3

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Paris, Dec 1 (IANS) France's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the third quarter (Q3) slowed down to 0.2 per cent in volume terms following a 0.5 per cent rebound in Q2, ....
Brazil unemployment rate drops to lowest in Oct

Brazil unemployment rate drops to lowest in Oct

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Brasilia, Dec 1 (IANS) Unemployment in Brazil fell to 8.3 per cent in the three months ending in October, 0.8 percentage points lower than the previous three months and 3.8 pe....
6 million households across Ukraine without electricity

6 million households across Ukraine without electricity

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Kiev, Dec 1 (IANS) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that about 6 million households across the war-torn nation are without electricity as a result of Russian st....
'It's horrific', British-Indian cop slams Braverman's take on migrants

'It's horrific', British-Indian cop slams Braverman's take on migrants

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London, Dec 1 (IANS) Neil Basu, a senior British police officer of Indian-originm, has slammed Home Secretary Suella Braverman's "inexplicable" comments on migrants saying tha....
South African President faces impeachment threat

South African President faces impeachment threat

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Johannesburg, Dec 1 (IANS) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa faces an imminent threat of impeachment after he was accused of covering up a $4 million theft from his farm....
San Francisco to allow city police use 'killer robots'

San Francisco to allow city police use 'killer robots'

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San Francisco, Dec 1 (IANS) San Francisco's ruling Board of Supervisors has voted to allow the city's police to use robots that could "potentially be equipped with explosive c....
From Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit to Ruchira Kamboj: Indian women head top UN bodies

From Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit to Ruchira Kamboj: Indian women head top UN bodies

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United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) When Ruchira Kamboj takes the gavel on Thursday at the Security Council, she will be following in the footsteps of an illustrious Indian woman, Vi....
Indian-origin newscaster wants blacks, Asians to head UK TV channels

Indian-origin newscaster wants blacks, Asians to head UK TV channels

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London, Dec 1 (IANS) Pitching for diversity among senior-most executives in media houses, Indian-origin newscaster Krishnan Guru-Murthy has said that it is about time a black ....
N.Korea to hold key party meeting to unveil 2023's policy direction

N.Korea to hold key party meeting to unveil 2023's policy direction

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Seoul, Dec 1 (IANS) North Korea will hold a key party meeting later in November to review this year's achievements and discuss plans for the new year, Pyongyang's state media ....
Covid-19 hospitalisations rise in Italy: Report

Covid-19 hospitalisations rise in Italy: Report

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Rome, Dec 1 (IANS) Hospitalisations of Covid-19 patients have surged in Italy, so have admissions to intensive care units (ICU) albeit at a slower rate, a report showed.
EU proposes new rules to reduce wasteful packaging

EU proposes new rules to reduce wasteful packaging

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Brussels, Dec 1 (IANS) The European Commission has proposed a raft of measures aimed at reducing unnecessary and wasteful packaging. These include a 15 per cent reduction in u....
Germany to facilitate immigration of skilled workers

Germany to facilitate immigration of skilled workers

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Berlin, Dec 1 (IANS) Germany will make it easier for skilled workers to immigrate, paving the way for the "most modern immigration law" in the history of the country, the gove....
Goal to end AIDS by 2030 'badly off track': UNGA President

Goal to end AIDS by 2030 'badly off track': UNGA President

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United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) UN General Assembly President Csaba Korosi has called for action as the goal to end AIDS by 2030 is "badly off track".
Iran summons French envoy over FM's 'unacceptable' remarks

Iran summons French envoy over FM's 'unacceptable' remarks

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Tehran, Dec 1 (IANS) The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned Nicolas Roche, the French ambassador to Tehran, over the French Foreign Minister's "unacceptable" remarks in France'....
US House passes bill aimed at averting national rail shutdown

US House passes bill aimed at averting national rail shutdown

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Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The US House of Representatives passed a bill aimed at averting a national rail shutdown.
2022 France's hottest year on record

2022 France's hottest year on record

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Paris, Dec 1 (IANS) No matter the temperatures December will bring, 2022 is on pace to be the hottest year in France since records began, the French national meteorological se....
Tornadoes hit US south, two fatalities reported in Alabama

Tornadoes hit US south, two fatalities reported in Alabama

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Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Two people died after severe storms with tornadoes hit the south of the US.
Israel 'successfully intercepts' cruise missile from sea in test

Israel 'successfully intercepts' cruise missile from sea in test

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Jerusalem, Dec 1 (IANS) Israel has announced that its navy successfully launched a long-range missile from a warship to intercept a cruise missile in a test.
4 killed, 26 injured in Quetta suicide blast

4 killed, 26 injured in Quetta suicide blast

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Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Four people including a policeman were killed and 26 others injured in a suicide attack in Quetta, capital of Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province....
Canada to speed up visa processing in Delhi, Chandigarh

Canada to speed up visa processing in Delhi, Chandigarh

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Toronto, Nov 30 (IANS) Canadian Immigration Minister Sean Fraser said on Wednesday that his country's just announced Indo-Pacific region will help bring more students and immi....
Democrats elect African American as leader of their House caucus

Democrats elect African American as leader of their House caucus

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Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Democratic members of the US House of Representatives elected Hakeem Jeffries as their leader Wednesday, making him the first African American to get....
Residents seek King Charles intervention as China plans massive embassy in London

Residents seek King Charles intervention as China plans massive embassy in London

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London, Nov 30 (IANS) Residents of an apartment complex that sits on a historic parcel of land opposite the Tower of London want Britains King Charles to buy it back, claiming....
China to punish netizens for 'liking' posts deemed harmful as protests rage

China to punish netizens for 'liking' posts deemed harmful as protests rage

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Hong Kong, Nov 30 (IANS) Internet users in China will soon be held liable for liking posts deemed illegal or harmful, sparking fears that the worlds second largest economy pla....
Pakistan Finance Minister resolves to abolish interest-based banking

Pakistan Finance Minister resolves to abolish interest-based banking

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Karachi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday reiterated his resolve to abolish interest-based banking in the country, as he contended that 'usury'....
Indian-origin doc slams 'racist joke' at British Curry Awards

Indian-origin doc slams 'racist joke' at British Curry Awards

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London, Nov 30 (IANS) British Indian TV presenter Dr Ranj Singh slammed a 'racist joke' by a 'white guest presenter' at the recent 2022 British Curry Awards, even as Indians w....
Overseas activists call for Xi Jinping's resignation

Overseas activists call for Xi Jinping's resignation

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Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Rights activists and democracy campaigners outside China have come out in strong support of the "white paper" protest movement last weekend that was ....
Imran hopes 'prevailing trust deficit' will end with new army leadership

Imran hopes 'prevailing trust deficit' will end with new army leadership

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Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan on Wednesday greeted new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Asim Munir, and Chairman Joint Chie....
Protesters turn streets into warzones in Chinese city

Protesters turn streets into warzones in Chinese city

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London, Nov 30 (IANS) Protesters screamed as they threw glass bottles at scores of cowering hazmat-clad riot police in China, as demonstrators continue to defy President Xi Ji....
King Charles to visit newly-built Sikh gurdwara in UK

King Charles to visit newly-built Sikh gurdwara in UK

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London, Nov 30 (IANS) King Charles III will visit a newly-built Sikh gurdwara on his first trip to Bedfordshire as monarch on December 6.
Cambodia receives over 1.57mn foreign tourists in 10 months

Cambodia receives over 1.57mn foreign tourists in 10 months

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Phnom Penh, Nov 30 (IANS) Cambodia has received more than 1.57 million foreign tourists in the 10 months of 2022, according to a Tourism Ministry report on Wednesday.
New Zealand launches new firearms regulator

New Zealand launches new firearms regulator

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Wellington, Nov 30 (IANS) New Zealand on Wednesday launched a new firearms regulator called Te Tari Pureke Firearms Safety Authority, to ensure the legitimate possession and u....
Canada's economy rises 0.7% in Q3

Canada's economy rises 0.7% in Q3

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Ottawa, Nov 30 (IANS) Canada's real gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.7 per cent in the third quarter, the fifth consecutive quarterly increase, the national statistical age....
Cambodia's traditional martial art inscribed on Unesco's intangible cultural heritage list

Cambodia's traditional martial art inscribed on Unesco's intangible cultural heritage list

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Phnom Penh, Nov 30 (IANS) Kun Lbokator, Cambodia's traditional martial art, has been inscribed on the Unesco's representative list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity,