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Italy risks tens Of thousands of jobs on US steel tariffs

BRUSSELS, March 21 (Bernama) -- Italy risks tens of thousands of jobs over steel tariffs announced by the US on the European Union, according to steel group chief Emma Marcegaglia, reported Italy's ANSA news agency.


African countries sign agreement establishing continental FTA

KIGALI (Rwanda), March 21 (Bernama) -- Some 44 African countries on Wednesday signed an agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda.


Google pledges US$300 million to support journalism, fight fake news

NEW YORK, March 21 (Bernama) -- Google has said it will invest US$300 million in helping news organisations to fight fake news and grow their businesses, the Macedonian Information Agency (MIA) reported, citing BBC.


Russia transfers reports of geological surveys to Mongolia

ULAN BATOR, March 21 (Bernama) -- Russia has transferred to Mongolia the first part of the geological survey report, which were conducted from 1960 to 1990 on the territory of Mongolia, the Mongolian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.


South Sudan suspends operations of mobile phone company

JUBA (South Sudan), March 21 (Bernama) -- South Sudan's telecommunications regulator has suspended the operations of mobile regulator Vivacell network, accusing the operator of not complying with the country's laws, Xinhua news agency reported.


Indian government asks Congress Party to come clean about alleged links with Cambridge Analytica

NEW DELHI, March 21 (Bernama) -- The Indian government Wednesday asked the main opposition Congress party to come clean about its "links" with Cambridge Analytica, a company which allegedly manipulated social media data in many countries to influence the electorate for its clients, Xinhua news agency reported.


Blast near Kabul University kills 26, wounds 18

KABUL, March 21 (Bernama) -- Up to 26 people were killed and 18 others wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up close to the Kabul University on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting an official who spoke on the condition of anonymity.