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Thailand earmarks 45 million USD for programmes to cut cost of living
Thailand earmarks 45 million USD for programmes to cut cost of living
NDO/VNA - The Thai Cabinet has recently approved the allocation of 1.48 billion THB (about 45 (...)
Nhân Dân - Vietnam - 20 January 2022
PH to send 584 athletes, 161 officials to Vietnam SEA Games
PH to send 584 athletes, 161 officials to Vietnam SEA Games
MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines will send a delegation of 584 athletes, while 80 others (...)
Inquirer.net - Philippines - 20 January 2022
Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu eases into the quarterfinals, Prannoy wins too
Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu eases into the quarterfinals, Prannoy wins too
Sindhu, the top seed, took just 33 minutes to get the better of her American rival 21-16 21-13 (...)
Scroll.in - India - 20 January 2022
Former Pope accused of misconduct over handling of sexual abuse cases in Germany in explosive (...)
Former Pope accused of misconduct over handling of sexual abuse cases in Germany in explosive (...)
A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany’s Munich diocese on Thursday faulted retired (...)
South China Morning Post - China - 20 January 2022
9 seconds apart: how Omicron could have spread from 2 people to a Hong Kong kindergarten teacher in a (...)
9 seconds apart: how Omicron could have spread from 2 people to a Hong Kong kindergarten teacher in a (...)
It could take just a brief encounter in an MTR station for the Omicron variant to transmit from (...)
South China Morning Post - Hong Kong - 20 January 2022
Kazakhstan remains committed to its international obligations, Tokayev
Kazakhstan remains committed to its international obligations, Tokayev
NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Kazakhstan remains committed to its international obligations and (...)
Kazinform - Kazakhstan - 20 January 2022
Знание иностранных языков станет обязательным критерием при поступлении в вузы Узбекистана
Знание иностранных языков станет обязательным критерием при поступлении в вузы Узбекистана
Знание иностранных языков станет обязательным критерием при поступлении в вузы Узбекистана
UzReport - Uzbekistan - 20 January 2022
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Tehran Times - Iran - 19 January 2022
Iran, Russia en route to strategic relationship: FM
Iran, Russia en route to strategic relationship: FM
TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that President (...)
Mehr News - Iran - 20 January 2022
Turkish embassy in Azerbaijan shares publication on 32nd anniversary of January 20 tragedy
Turkish embassy in Azerbaijan shares publication on 32nd anniversary of January 20 tragedy
The Turkish embassy in Azerbaijan shared a publication in connection with the 32nd anniversary (...)
AzerNews - Azerbaijan - 20 January 2022
Azerbaijan shares data on number of vaccinated citizens
Azerbaijan shares data on number of vaccinated citizens
Today.Az - Azerbaijan - 20 January 2022
EU special rep for South Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan
EU special rep for South Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan
Trend News Agency - Azerbaijan - 20 January 2022
Armenian teen raised in the Netherlands again facing deportation
Armenian teen raised in the Netherlands again facing deportation
A 14-year-old Armenian girl of Yazidi ethnicity faces deportation after living in the (...)
Panarmenian - Armenia - 20 January 2022
Armenian government works to prevent another lockdown- prime minister says
Armenian government works to prevent another lockdown- prime minister says
The authorities are trying to prevent a new lockdown as another wave of coronavirus is (...)
ARKA - Armenia - 20 January 2022
New anti-Russian sanctions presented in the United States
New anti-Russian sanctions presented in the United States
The US Congress has published a new draft of sanctions against Russia, presented by Republican (...)
Vestnik Kavkaza - Russia - 20 January 2022
Russians Are Big Kissers. Here's How to Do It Right
Russians Are Big Kissers. Here's How to Do It Right
by Liza Ivanov () Many Americans comment on how much in-your-face PDA (public display of (...)
Russia Insider - Russia - 20 January 2022