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The evening will also see a ballet performance, while India will host the "welcome reception" with the country's "exquisite cuisine and age-old Yoga heritage as well as the spirit of a young, innovative New India". The Ministers will also address several sessions during the 4-day WEF event. "During the event, India's achievement in business, along with the opportunities and the offers the country provides will be detailed to the participants.
  • Government shutdown to end

    Government shutdown to end

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    The Senate moved to end a three-day shutdown of the US government after Democrats agreed to a deal that would buy nearly three weeks' time for Congress to resolve the disputes over spending and immigration that led to the closing. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the agreement shortly ahead of the vote: "After several discussions, offers, counter-offers, the Republican leader and I have come to an arrangement".
  • DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests

    DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests

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    On Jan. 12, police in the capital fired into the air and used tear gas to disperse people, including ambassadors, attending a mass at Kinshasa's Catholic cathedral to honor protesters killed in clashes with security forces. Kandolo, a member of the group in Kinshasa, said: "We're scared". It was the second demonstration in three weeks against Mr. Kabila, whose second presidential term officially expired in December 2016.
  • Halliburton Company Stock Surges on 'Outstanding' Q4, Upbeat Outlook

    Halliburton Company Stock Surges on 'Outstanding' Q4, Upbeat Outlook

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    The company was maintained on Friday, July 28 by FBR Capital. The third largest holder is Capital World Investors, which now holds $2.63 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 5.69% of its market capitalization. Focused Wealth reported 1,554 shares. It also reduced Triton Intl Ltd stake by 19,048 shares and now owns 120,710 shares. In a transaction dated January 08, 2018, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $51.71, raking in a sum of $1,449,121.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan in London to have Arsenal medical

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan in London to have Arsenal medical

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    Manchester United have confirmed the capture of Alexis Sanchez in a deal that sees playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan join Arsenal. Sanchez is on the verge of completing his move to Manchester United with only a work permit to be finalised before an official announcement.
  • Rohingyas enter Bangladesh in 6 months: IOM

    Rohingyas enter Bangladesh in 6 months: IOM

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    The repatriation process for the estimated 650,000 or more Rohingya Muslims that have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh will not begin as planned on Tuesday, officials from both countries have confirmed, after the two sides failed to keep up with their rushed timeline for bringing the refugees home.
  • Britain No Match For Russia's Military, UK Army Chief Says

    Britain No Match For Russia's Military, UK Army Chief Says

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    Britain must ensure its armed forces can keep up with adversaries like Russian Federation, which already has military capabilities the United Kingdom would struggle to match, according to the head of the British army . "Speed of decision-making, speed of deployment and modern capability are essential if we wish to provide a realistic deterrence", he will say. General Richard Barrons, a former head of Joint Forces Command, which prepares for future conflicts, warned last week that another ...
  • Tennessee man takes plea deal in murder of student Holly Bobo

    Tennessee man takes plea deal in murder of student Holly Bobo

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    Adams is charged in the kidnapping, rape and murder of the 20-year-old nursing student, the same charges his brother, Zach Adams, was convicted of in September. Autry said he served as a lookout while Zachary Adams shot Bobo under a bridge spanning the Tennessee River. "I see a foot moving and I hear a sound of distress come out of the blanket", Autry said during the trial.
  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are hiring on LinkedIn

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are hiring on LinkedIn

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    The Duke and Duchess of York announced that their youngest daughter got engaged during a trip to Nicaragua earlier in the month and the joyful news was confirmed by Buckingham Palace . Israeli fashion designer Inbal Dror was also thought to be a possible candidate, after leaked wedding dress sketches - supposedly ordered by Buckingham Palace - swept the web.