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  • Abe to ignore Obama’s call for not to visit Russia

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia despite the US urging him not to do so, a top government official said on Wednesday. According to Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, Abe’s top spokesperson, the prime minister will make an unofficial visit to Russia to discuss a long-standing territorial dispute between Tokyo and Moscow, Xinhua reported. “Prime Minister Abe is planning an unofficial visit to Russia at an appropriate time before

  • Iran offers visa on arrival to all except nine countries

    Tehran: Iran on Monday said it will issue visas for all foreign nationals upon their arrival at Iranian airports, except for those from Britain, the US and seven other countries. The move was aimed at promoting the tourism industry in the country, Xinhua news agency quoted foreign ministry spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari as saying.

  • July air passenger traffic up by 28.1 pc; India at peak among major markets

    New Delhi: Air passenger traffic in India surged by a whopping 28.1 per cent in July, the highest among eight major international markets including China, Russia, Brazil and the US, owing to addition of new services and improvement in domestic economy, an IATA report said today.

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