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TIANJIN, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Airbus on Wednesday inaugurated its A330 Completion and Delivery Center (CDC) in Tianjin, north China, marking the first such centre for its wide-body aircraft outside Europe, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


LONDON, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Two more men were arrested on Wednesday in the Welsh city of Newport over the recent explosion at a subway station in west London, bringing total held to five, China's Xinhua news agency reported citing the media reports.


RIYADH, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday that it will unblock applications for internet calls from Thursday midnight, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- US President Donald Trump and Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani discussed on Tuesday the importance of resolving Qatar's ongoing dispute with its neighbors and restoring unity in the region, the White House said, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


PRETORIA, Sept 20 (BERNAMA-NNN-SA NEWS) -- Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says he will be embarking on a process to fill the permanent vacancy at the head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) at the South African Police Serivce, better known as the Hawks, following the Supreme Court of Appeal's rejection of Berning Ntlemeza's bid to appeal the High Court order setting aside his appointment as acting head of the directorate, which was found to be unlawful and invalid.


JOHANNESBURG, Sept 20 (BERNAMA-NNN-SABC) -- The World Bank has revised its projection for South Africa's economic growth for 2017 from the 1.1 per cent it made in January to 0.6 per cent.


NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono asked the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday to reduce the number of North Korean workers there in an effort to increase pressure on Pyongyang, Japan's Jiji Press reported.