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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Asia

Sirens blare as Japan, fearing North Korea, holds first missile drill

TVC NEWS Sirens blared and loudspeakers broadcast warnings in Japan's first civilian missile evacuation drill on Friday, conducted in a fishing town by officials...

Japan to give $26 mil aid to South Sudan, 5 other...

Japan will offer $26 million in emergency aid to fight famine in six African and Middle Eastern countries, including $6 million for South Sudan,...

Trump’s USTR nominee pledges tough enforcement of U.S. trade laws

TVC NEWS President Donald Trump's choice for the top U.S. trade negotiator on Tuesday pledged an "America First" strategy to aggressively enforce U.S. laws and...

China calls for calm on North Korea UN suspension call

China urged calm and restraint on Wednesday after South Korea called for the possible suspension of North Korea's seat at the United Nations...

Thousands flee Iraq’s Mosul as battle edges into Old City

TVC NEWS Thousands of Iraqis surged out of western Mosul on Saturday during a lull in heavy fighting in districts around the densely populated...

China’s Anbang denies report of Kushners property investment

TVC NEWS China's Anbang Insurance Group said it is not investing in a Manhattan office tower owned by the family of Jared Kushner,...

North Korean murder suspect says Malaysia in conspiracy to damage Pyongyang’s...

Ri Jong Chol, a suspect in the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, said in Beijing that he was a victim...

Syrian army announces recapture of Palmyra from Islamic State

TVC NEWS The Syrian army said on Thursday it had recaptured the ancient city of Palmyra from Islamic State for the second time in...

Asian shares at 21-month highs, dollar soft on Fed views

TVC NEWS Asian shares hit 21-month highs on Tuesday while the dollar and U.S. bond yields were on the backfoot on the prospect of...

Agriculture: China offers Nigeria $4.5bn Credit

The Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, on Tuesday said the Chinese government had offered to open a credit line of $4.5bn for Nigeria...
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