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GGGI to set up African regional office in Addis

ADDIS ABABA, Sept 6 (BERNAMA-NNN-ENA) -- The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the international treaty-based organization with its headquarters in Seoul, has signed an agreement with Ethiopian government to open its regional office in Addis Ababa.


Xinjiang's stability reflected by double growth in tourist arrival - official

By Nur Ashikin Abdul Aziz

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 6 (Bernama) -- The incredible increase in tourist arrivals to China’s Xinjiang this year reflects greater stability in the autonomous region long marred by conflicts, said a local senior official.


Canadian PM vows not to sign "bad" NAFTA deal

OTTAWA, Sept 6 (Bernama) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday his government would not sign a new deal for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that is bad for Canada, local media reported.


Aussie spy boss calls on army to fight domestic terrorism

CANBERRA, Sept 6 (Bernama) -- The boss of Australia's peak spy agency has called on the nation's army to engage in the domestic fight against terrorism, reports Xinhua news agency.


Powerful earthquake hits Japan's Hokkaido

KUALA LUMPUR,  Sept  6 (Bernama) – A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale hit Hokkaido, Japan, at 2.08 am today.


India likely to resist US pressure on Iran oil import

India is likely to tell the US that it will not be able to cut oil imports from Iran, Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported citing an Indian daily.


Okinawa residents reek referendum to block controversial US. base relocation plan

A civil group in Japan's Okinawa, having collected the signatures of some 93,000 people, demanded on Wednesday a local referendum to be held on the central government's controversial plan to relocate a US military base within the island prefecture.