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Brazilian mining company pledges payments to dam mudslide victims

Brazilian mining company pledges payments to dam mudslide victims

The Brazilian mining giant Vale has promised to pay 100,000 reals (27,000 dollars) to the families of each of the people killed when one of its dams burst and released a massive mudslide ...

Pakistan PM meets US peace envoy, pledges help on Afghan war

Pakistan PM meets US peace envoy, pledges help on Afghan war

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met with a US peace envoy on Wednesday and pledged his help to find a political settlement to the long-running war in neighbouring Afghanistan.

Qatar pledges $20mn to ease humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Qatar pledges $20mn to ease humanitarian crisis in Yemen

The State of Qatar, represented by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) pledged $20 mn in financial support to alleviate the humanitarian suffering of the brotherly Yemeni people.

Merkel pledges more funds to clean up city air

Merkel pledges more funds to clean up city air

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced plans on Monday to double to 1 billion euros ($1.19 billion) a fund aimed at cleaning up urban transport, in an effort to avert bans of diesel vehicles in some cities.

A world sensation if we hold Japan, says Singapore coach

A world sensation if we hold Japan, says Singapore coach

Singapore have the talent to qualify for the Asian Cup for the first time but are unlikely to trouble Japan in their 2018 World Cup qualifier today, their German coach Bernd Stange said.