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UN Calls For Calm In Zimbabwe Following Resignation Of Mugabe

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 22 -- UN leaders have called for calm and restraint in Zimbabwe following the resignation of President Robert Mugabe, who had ruled the country for 37 years since independence, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Iraqi PM To Declare Final Defeat Of IS After Clearing Iraq's Desert

Haider al Abadi

BAGHDAD, Nov 22 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday said that he will declare the final defeat of Islamic State (IS) group after the Iraqi security forces eliminate the extremist militants from the desert, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Uber CEO Says Company Failed To Disclose Massive Breach In 2016

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Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company’s new chief executive officer said on Tuesday.

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US Slaps New Sanctions On Chinese, North Korean Entities

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 -- The United States on Tuesday announced new sanctions targeting Chinese and North Korean entities and vessels suspected of aiding Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

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South Korea's FM Asks For UNHCR Efforts To Help North Korean Defectors

Kang Kyung Hwa

SEOUL, Nov 22 -- South Korea's foreign minister asked the UN refugee agency on Tuesday to make efforts to protect and support North Korean defectors living overseas, her office in Seoul has said, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

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Saudi Attorney General Says Authorities Closely Monitoring Jeddah Floods

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Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb issued directives to the head of the Public Prosecution Branch in the Mecca region and the head of the Department of Jeddah province and all branches and departments in all parts of the Kingdom that the Public Prosecution should be fully ready to proceed with all matters related to any cases associated with the recent flash flooding in Jeddah.

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Trump All But Endorses GOP’s Moore Despite Sex Accusations

WASHINGTON  — Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on Tuesday, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and insisting repeatedly that voters must not support Moore’s “liberal” rival.

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53% Of Drivers Admitted To Sending Text Messages While Driving, Are You One Of Them?

If you pull up at a traffic light junction today and look around you, what are the chances that you will spot a driver or motorcyclist using their handphone?

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Mugabe Leaves Legacy Of Economic Ruin, Upheaval In Zimbabwe

JOHANNESBURG — From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa’s most controversial and influential.

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Adopt Industry 4.0 Best Practices, Muslim Countries Told

Dr Saad Eddine El Othmani.

KUCHING — Muslim countries need to be in the forefront to adopt the best practices of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), an innovation that can fundamentally change the existing economic cycle, in order to benefit from the ‘disruptive change.

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