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Putin congratulates South Africa’s Ramaphosa on re-election

19-06-2024 MOSCOW: Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin congratulated South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa on his re-election as president on Monday, reflecting continued good relations with Pretoria despite uncertainty over Moscow’s more than two-year-old invasion of Ukraine. “Hope was expressed for continued joint work on further strengthening of the partnership between Russia and …

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China increases EV market share in Germany

19-06-2024 BERLIN/ BRUSSELS: Chinese electric vehicle imports to Germany declined in the first four months of the year, but Asia’s economic powerhouse still managed to increase its EV import market share in Germany during the period, the German statistics office said on Tuesday. Imports of Chinese EVs to Germany fell …

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Islamist insurgency flares in Mozambique

18-06-2024 MAPUTO: “If (the jihadists) knew I was a government official, they would have beheaded me,” Tomas Langa, a civil servant in northern Mozambique, told media. He feels he had a lucky escape. We have changed his named for his safety. Woken in the early hours of 10 May by …

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Boeing boss admits culture ‘far from perfect’

18-06-2024 PARIS: Boeing’s chief executive Dave Calhoun will tell US lawmakers on Tuesday that he understands concerns about its safety culture after a mid-air emergency in January raised alarm. In prepared remarks ahead of the US Senate sub-committee hearing, he said: “Our culture is far from perfect, but we are …

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