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Sri Lanka seen returning to growth by year-end, president says

Sri Lanka seen returning to growth by year-end, president says

Sri Lanka’s President Ranil Wickremesinghe arrives with commanders of three forces to attend the country’s 75th Independence Day celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka February 4, 2023.— Reuters Sri Lanka’s economic crisis expected to end by 2026. Country defaulted and sought 2.9 billion bailout from IMF. Sri Lanka also working with China to obtain financing assurances. COLOMBO:...

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Kolo Muani double guides Frankfurt to German Cup quarters

Kolo Muani double guides Frankfurt to German Cup quarters

BERLIN: France striker Randal Kolo Muani warned he was “getting better” after scoring two and assisting another in Eintracht Frankfurt’s 4-2 derby defeat of visiting Darmstadt in the German Cup on Tuesday. The five-time Cup winners needed to come from behind for the victory and once again it was in-form Kolo Muani who proved crucial...

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Japan rolls out ‘humble and lovable’ delivery robots

Japan rolls out ‘humble and lovable’ delivery robots

“Excuse me, coming through,” a four-wheeled robot chirps as it dodges pedestrians on a street outside Tokyo, part of an experiment businesses hope will tackle labour shortages and rural isolation. From April, revised traffic laws will allow self-driving delivery robots to navigate streets across Japan. Proponents hope the machines could eventually help elderly people in...

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Earthquake that hit Türkiye one of largest inland earthquakes in world: Expert

Earthquake that hit Türkiye one of largest inland earthquakes in world: Expert

Share: Anadolu 11:52 AM | February 08, 2023 The 7.7 magnitude earthquake that hit Türkiye on Monday is “one of the largest inland earthquakes” in the world, an expert has said. “It was an unexpected big earthquake,” said Professor Shinji Toda, underscoring the intensity of the earthquakes that hit southern Türkiye a day earlier, resulting...

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US sources insist Chinese balloon was military

US sources insist Chinese balloon was military

Image source, US Fleet Forces Command By Antoinette Radford BBC News US intelligence sources have insisted the balloon shot down on Saturday was used by the Chinese military for spying. Unnamed officials told the Washington Post they believed such balloons were used to collect intelligence on strategically relevant countries. Japan, India, Taiwan and the Philippines...

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Lost letters of Mary, Queen of Scots, found and deciphered by codebreakers

Lost letters of Mary, Queen of Scots, found and deciphered by codebreakers

An international team of codebreakers said Wednesday they have found and deciphered the long lost secret letters of 16th-century monarch Mary, Queen of Scots, one of the most argued-over figures in British history. The long-rumoured missing letters, which were found mislabelled in the digital archive of a French library, were hailed by excited historians as...

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Turkey earthquake: Where did it hit and why was it so deadly? – Daily Times

Turkey earthquake: Where did it hit and why was it so deadly? – Daily Times

More than 5,000 people have been killed and thousands injured by a huge earthquake which struck south-eastern Turkey, near the Syrian border, in the early hours of Monday morning. The earthquake, which hit near the town of Gaziantep, was closely followed by numerous aftershocks – including one quake which was almost as large as the...

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Japan confirms FX interventions

Japan confirms FX interventions

TOKYO: Japan confirmed on Tuesday that it did intervene in the foreign exchange market twice in October to support its yen currency, Ministry of Finance (MOF) data showed on Tuesday. The quarterly data showed a steep drop in the yen to a 32-year low of 151.94 to the dollar on Oct 21 triggered the intervention...

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TDAP, Jetro vow to derive maximum benefit from MoU

TDAP, Jetro vow to derive maximum benefit from MoU

KARACHI: International Marketing Development Division of TDAP organized a meeting of Secretary TDAP with the representatives of the Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro) last week at 5th Floor Conference room of TDAP HQ Karachi. From JETRO side their Country Director Kazunori Yamaguchi along with Ms Saadia Manzoor, Asst Director participated, whereas from TDAP Fareed Iqbal...