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UAE offers world´s first AI University in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, Oct 16  -- In a bid to develop human capital in the artificial intelligence (AI) field, United Arab Emirates today announced the establishment of the world’s first AI research institution.

India halved its poverty rate since 1990s: World Bank

WASHINGTON, Oct 16  -- India has halved its poverty rate since the 1990s and achieved a seven plus growth rate over the last 15 years, Press Trust of India reported the World Bank saying Tuesday.

Kremlin respects Turkey's right to ensure border security

MOSCOW, Oct 16 -- The Kremlin respects Turkey's right to ensure security of its borders, but expects its offensive in Syria's north to be proportionate, Sputnik news agency reported, quoting  Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday.

Africa loses US$45 billion due to weak financial accounts system

ADDIS ABABA (Ethiopia), Oct 16 -- Weak public finance accounts system was responsible to the loss in Africa of resources worth US$45 billion annually, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting the head of Peace and Security Finance with the African Union Commission.

Trump vetoes resolution to end national emergency at southern border

WASHINGTON, Oct 16 -- United States (US) President Donald Trump on Tuesday again vetoed a Congress resolution to end the national emergency at the southern border, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting a letter sent by Trump to the Senate.

Pence, Pompeo to visit Turkey amid Turkish offensive in Syria

WASHINGTON, Oct 16  -- United States (US) President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Turkey on Wednesday amid ongoing Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, Xinhua news agency reported.

Typhoon hagibis death toll rises to 74 in Japan

TOKYO, Oct 16 -- Typhoon Hagibis, which swept across central and eastern Japan on Saturday and Sunday, has claimed at least 74 lives in Japan as of Tuesday as rescuers raced against the clock to locate more than 12 missing people, reported Xinhua news agency.