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Davos panel bats for South Asian bloc revival

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2019

DAVOS (AA): Nepal on Wednesday stressed that for regional development in South Asia neighboring countries should remove misunderstanding and hold a long overdue 6-nation summit. Participating in a discussion at the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Nepal premier K P Sharma Oli said that his country wants to develop regional ties and understanding.…

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Venezuela govt slams US’ Pence for backing protests

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2019

BOGOTA (AA): Venezuela on Tuesday slammed US Vice President Mike Pence for supporting the country’s opposition. During a press conference in the capital, Caracas, Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez said Pence was “openly calling for a coup”, stating Pence was trying to interfere in the affairs of Venezuela. Her remarks came in reaction to a video Pence…

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In Congo, Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2019

DAKAR (AP): Felix Tshisekedi has emerged from his father’s shadow to become Congo’s next president. For decades that post eluded his father, the venerated opposition politician, Etienne, whose death in 2017 helped catapult his son into the limelight. The passage of power from father to son is a familiar story in Congo, where President Joseph…

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