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FILE PHOTO: A customer uses an automated teller machine at a branch of Halkbank in Istanbul ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s state banks are expected to cut borrowing costs on loans by around 200 basis points on Monday, according to three people with knowledge of the plan, following last week’s unexpectedly hefty rate cut by the […]

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Outlawed religious party suspends protests after deal with Pakistan govt

Supporters of banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) ended their protest march after the Pakistan government agreed to drop pending charges against the arrested TLP leader Saad Rizvi. Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan has a history of staging violent protests to pressure the government to accept its demands. (Reuters) A banned religious party in Pakistan has agreed to suspend for […]

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Outlawed religious party suspends protests after deal with Pakistan govt

Supporters of banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) ended their protest march after the Pakistan government agreed to drop pending charges against the arrested TLP leader Saad Rizvi. Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan has a history of staging violent protests to pressure the government to accept its demands. (Reuters) A banned religious party in Pakistan has agreed to suspend for […]

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Zimbabwe Opposition Parties Slam Zanu PF Youth for Proposing Mnangagwa ‘Life Presidency’

Some Zimbabweans have criticized the Zanu PF Youth League for proposing the amendment of the country’s constitution to extend President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s stay in office beyond two five-year presidential terms, saying the country is sliding towards autocratic rule. According to NewsDay, acting deputy secretary of the Youth League, Tendai Chirau, told journalists in Harare on […]

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Russia sees over 1,000 Covid deaths for sixth straight day

Covid-19 has infected more than 244 people and killed over 4.9M globally. Here are the virus-related developments for October 24. Medical specialists transport a patient outside a hospital for people infected with the coronavirus disease in Moscow, Russia October 13, 2021. (Reuters) Sunday, October 24, 2021 Russia adds 1,000 more fatalities Russia has reported additional […]