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Hong Kong extradition bill ‘dead’: Carrie Lam

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Published on : 09 July 2019, 12:39 PM
Hong Kong extradition bill ‘dead’: Carrie Lam
Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam has said on Tuesday that the controversial extradition bill that has led the biggest mass protests in a decade "is dead". In a press conference Lam said the government`s work on the bill had been a "total failure".
 
UAE withdraws troops from Yemen 
 
The United Arab Emirates has announced reducing military presence in the war-torn Yemen. During a meeting with journalists in Abu Dhabi on July 8th, a senior official announced that. About four years after the Saudi-UAE coalition`s military aggression in Yemen, the declaration of relaxing military presence appears to be the defeat of the country. However, the UAE authority said that they made such strategic decisions in order to establish peace. 
 
IS militant involved in Paris attack gets compensation
 
IS militant Salah Abdeslam, who was involved in 2015 Paris attack that claimed 130 lives and left around 360 people injured, has been awarded 500 euros ($560) in compensation because the level of surveillance he was under in jail was deemed illegal. 
 
Iran consigns uranium samples to IAEA
 
Iran has increased the level of uranium enrichment from 3.7 to about 4.5, said country`s Atomic Energy Organization. A spokesman of the organization Behruz Kamalvandi said in an interview that the new-scale uranium samples were handed over to the UN’s nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency- IAEA observers. 
 
Imran Khan to stay at ambassador`s residence to curb expenses
 
Pakistan`s Prime Minister Imran Khan decided to avoid the expensive hotels and wished to stay at the ambassador`s residence during his visit to the US capital to reduce expense. Mr Khan is scheduled to make a three-day visit to the United States on July 21.
 
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