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‘Israeli ship attacked off UAE coast’

14-04-2021 DUBAI/ BEIRUT: A commercial vessel owned by an Israeli firm was attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Gulf waters, pro-Iran media and an Israeli television channel said on Tuesday. Israel’s Channel 12 quoted unnamed Israeli officials as blaming arch foe Iran for the assault, …

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China warns America “Don’t play with fire”

13-04-2021 BEIJING/ WASHINGTON/ TAIPEI: China has warned the United States “not to play with fire” on Taiwan issues after the Department of State updated its guidelines easing restrictions on meetings between US officials and their counterparts from the island, which Beijing claims as its own. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, …

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Coronavirus pandemic ‘a long way from over’: WHO

13-04-2021 GENEVA: Confusion and complacency in addressing COVID-19 means the pandemic is a long way from over, but it can be brought under control in months with proven public health measures, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday. So far some 780 million vaccines have been administered globally, but …

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