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Yas Mall to host India Independence Day events

Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi, UAE, will host an array of traditional performances and cultural activities for visitors and tourists to mark Indian Independence Day celebrations next month. The events will be held in alignment with Abu Dh

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AOC in hollywood blockbuster movie promotion

AOC, a global-leader in display technology, has been named the official monitor partner of “Independence Day: Resurgence”, the long-awaited sci-fi sequel to the legendary “Independence Day” movie. By partne

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Taiwan opposition wins presidency, China ties could suffer

Taiwan's independence-leaning opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen won a convincing victory in presidential election on Saturday and pledged to maintain peace with China, which claims the island as its own, though vowed to firmly defend Taiwan'

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Modi bats for poor, quiet on big business

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to shed an image that he governs for big business on Saturday, vowing to help the poor in an annual speech aimed at bolstering popularity rather than tackling setbacks to his economic reform plans.

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Nikkei and the FT: a meeting of minds or culture clash?

For all the assurances by Nikkei executives that the Financial Times would retain editorial independence under their ownership, some staff at the business daily were fretting about everything from journalistic standards to holiday allowance.

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Nikkei chief vows to ensure FT's editorial independence

Top executives at Nikkei pledged to preserve the editorial independence of the Financial Times after the Japanese media group's $1.3 billion purchase of the British business newspaper, which has sometimes been critical of its new owner.

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With Yemen strikes, Saudis show growing independence from US

Saudi Arabia kept some key details of its military action in Yemen from Washington until the last moment, US officials said, as the kingdom takes a more assertive regional role to compensate for perceived US disengagement. The Mid

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Salmond quits as Scots spurn independence

Nationalist leader Alex Salmond said he will be step down from his post after Scots spurned independence in a historic referendum and warned politicians in London that they must respect their hasty promises of more powers for Scotland.

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Scotland rejects independence, UK remains intact

Investors in British financial assets breathed a sigh of relief on Friday, spared a prolonged and unprecedented degree of uncertainty from the United Kingdom splitting apart after Scotland voted against independence. Stocks were c

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Iraq chaos fuels Kurds' independence dream

A grave, freshly dug and adorned with pebbles, is the modest tribute to one more sacrifice in the long history of struggle for an independent Kurdish state. Hogir Fathi was looking forward t

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