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Abe orders decommission of 2 Fukushima reactors

The problem of constant toxic water leak is slowly taking a controversial turn and is also putting a question mark on the safety of the surrounding prefectures in the country. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he will be taking a...
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Chinese president to resume FTA talks with Gulf Cooperation Council

The Chinese President Xi Jinping asked on September 16, 2013 for an early restart of negotiations for a free trade area (FTA) between China and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which Xi called an important partner of China. Remarks were made...
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Korean and Vietnamese leaders agree to seal FTA

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Truong Tan Sang – who is her Vietnamese counterpart – agreed on September 9, 2013 to complete a free bilateral trade agreement by 2014. Other agreements were to continue to boost cooperation...
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President of China Xi Jinping visits Uzbekistan

The President of China, Xi Jinping, arrived to UzbekistanĀ on September 8, 2013, with an aim to improve bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries. Upon his arrival, Xi delivered a written speech in which he appreciated the...
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Singapore PM visits Beijing to strengthen relations with China

On August 25, 2013, the prime minister of Singapore arrived in Beijing, which marked his fifth official visit to China. The visit of the Singapore PM came amidst high expectations from both countries that bilateral ties will be improved. On...
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Sonia Gandhi launches food security program for poor

The capital city of India, Delhi, has become one of the first states in the country to launch the program that will offer cheap staple food to two-thirds of the population in India. The ambitious food security program was launched by the UPA...
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Pakistan attacks Indian posts on LoC once again

Just four days after five Indian soldiers were killed by terrorists and the troops of Pakistan Army, the ceasefire was violated once again on Indian posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. The firing was done with small...
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Mayor of Nagasaki demands efforts from Japanese government to eliminate nuclear weapons

During the 68th anniversary of the US bombing of Nagasaki, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe assured that the government of Japan will ask for abolition of nuclear weapons. On August 9, 2013, Mayor Tomihisa Taue criticized the government, as...
President Xi Jinping promises to protect maritime interests of China

President Xi Jinping promises to protect maritime interests of China

The president of China, Xi Jinping has made a promise that he will protect the country’s maritime interests and be completely prepared for the complex issues within the region. The country’s top leader made the pledge on Wednesday,...
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Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand chief minister

On July 13, 2013, 37-year-old Hemant Soren – the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader – was sworn as the ninth chief minister of the state. The leader was administered oath by the governor Syed Ahmad. The legislators Rajendra Prasad...