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White House urges Iraq to hold early elections

White House urges Iraq to hold early elections

The United States urged the Iraqi government to hold early elections and carry out electoral reforms and called for the halt of violence against those participating in the ongoing anti-government protests in the country.

Qatar urges switch to LNG to address climate concerns

Qatar urges switch to LNG to address climate concerns

Qatar has urged energy consumers across the globe to increasingly switch towards liquefied natural gas (LNG), which alone has four key characteristics to tackle environmental challenges.

India urges Iran to free all its crew after nine released

India urges Iran to free all its crew after nine released

Iran has freed nine Indian crew members of a Panama-flagged tanker it seized this month, the Indian foreign ministry said on Saturday ...

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela ...

Al-Baker urges airlines to consider giving scholarships for pilot trainings

Al-Baker urges airlines to consider giving scholarships for pilot trainings

IATA’s outgoing chairman HE Akbar al-Baker has urged global airline industry to consider giving scholarships to young men and women who aspire to become pilots, but cannot afford to pay for the training.

May urges her Conservative party to back her on Brexit

May urges her Conservative party to back her on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday called on members of her Conservative party to ‘move beyond what divides us,’ three days after she suffered another humiliating defeat on her Brexit plans in parliament.

China urges Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

China urges Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer, calling the case ‘extremely nasty’.

Qatar urges Bolsonaro to reverse embassy move

Qatar urges Bolsonaro to reverse embassy move

Qatar has called on Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro to reverse his decision to move his country's embassy in the Israeli entity from Tel Aviv to the occupied Jerusalem city.

UN urges Australia to evacuate offshore refugees over health crisis

UN urges Australia to evacuate offshore refugees over health crisis

The United Nations has asked Australia to urgently evacuate detainees from the Pacific islands of Nauru and Papua New Guinea, saying it bears responsibility for their deteriorating health conditions.

UK urges Israel not to demolish Khan al-Ahmar village east of Jerusalem

UK urges Israel not to demolish Khan al-Ahmar village east of Jerusalem

The UK government urged the Israeli government to reconsider its decision to demolish the Palestinian Bedouin village ‘Khan al-Ahmar’ east of Jerusalem, after the Supreme Court of the Israeli entity rejected the final appeal ...

Qatar urges FIFA talks on 48-team World Cup proposal

Qatar urges FIFA talks on 48-team World Cup proposal

Qatar World Cup organisers have told FIFA it was "important" to hold talks before any final decision was taken to expand the 2022 tournament to 48 teams.

NHRC urges global move to lift siege on Qatar

NHRC urges global move to lift siege on Qatar

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has called on the international community to promptly move to lift the siege imposed on the State of Qatar and exert all possible efforts ...