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In MEA’s clear-cut message to US, a reminder on S-400 deal – india news

Against the backdrop of possible US sanctions on the $5.4 billion deal with Russia for S-400 air defence systems, India on Friday said it has an independent foreign policy that guides defence acquisitions in line with national security interests. Recent reports have suggested the US could impose secondary sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). The Russian ...

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Israel in deal with Pfizer to speed up vaccine deliveries for data – world news

Israel agreed a deal with Pfizer Inc. to expedite deliveries of its Covid-19 vaccine so that all citizens over 16 can be inoculated by the end of March, in return for extensive data on the inoculation program. More 1.7 million Israelis, or about 18% of its population, have already received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, a larger proportion ...

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EU says it will redouble efforts to save Iran nuclear deal – world news

The European Union says it will redouble its efforts to save the Iran nuclear agreement despite what it calls Tehran’s “important breach” of commitments made in the 2015 deal by starting to enrich uranium to new levels. EU spokesman Peter Stano said that Iran’s actions “will have serious implications when it comes to nuclear nonproliferation.” Stano said it was in ...

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To deal with an aggressive China, its opponents must hang together – editorials

Home / Editorials / To deal with an aggressive China, its opponents must hang together That China’s blockade of Australian coal has led to hundreds of Indian sailors being stranded in China is a reminder that, when it comes to the Middle Kingdom, its opponents need to band together. editorials Updated: Dec 31, 2020, 20:10 IST Ultimately, Beijing carries out ...

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British lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal with EU – world news

Britain’s House of Commons has voted resoundingly to approve a trade deal with the European Union, paving the way for an orderly break with the bloc that will finally complete the UK’s years-long Brexit journey. With just a day to spare, lawmakers voted 521-73 Wednesday to approve the agreement sealed between the UK government and the EU last week. It ...

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Brexit deal hands business a mix of relief, unwanted change – world news

The UK and European Union may have signed a trade deal, but British businesses still face a raft of difficult changes. More than four years in the making, the Brexit agreement avoids the worst-case scenario of new tariffs and quotas after Dec. 31. That’s a welcome relief, and gives companies greater scope to focus on containing the damage from the ...

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Explainer: How will the EU-UK trade deal change ties? – world news

British and EU negotiators clinched a wide-ranging free trade deal on Christmas Eve, meaning commerce between the trading bloc of 450 million consumers and the sixth-biggest global economy will keep on flowing without tariffs or quotas from Jan. 1. Britain has hailed the agreement as a clean break with the European Union that will allow London to set its own ...

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India vs Australia: India deal the blows on Boxing Day – cricket

Australia appear two different teams – one when Steve Smith scores, and the other when he is out cheaply. In the ongoing Border Gavaskar Trophy series, the ace batsman has two runs in three innings (1 & 1* at Adelaide and 0 at the MCG). That has meant, India have dominated three of the three-and-a-half days of play in all ...

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Turkey signs deal with BioNTech for Covid-19 vaccine – world news

Turkey signed an agreement with Pfizer Inc. partner BioNTech SE for 4.5 million of doses their coronavirus vaccine, with an option to raise it to 30 million. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said Friday that an initial 550,000 doses will arrive by the year end or in early January, state news agency Anadolu reported. Turkey made its first Covid-19 vaccine deal ...

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European Union assesses Brexit trade deal with UK – world news

Ambassadors from the European Union’s 27 nations convened on Christmas Day to start assessing the free trade deal the bloc has struck with former member Britain, a historic accord that takes effect in just a week. At Friday’s exceptional meeting, the EU delegations asked for more time to study the texts before sending them to lawmakers at the European Parliament, ...

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