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Politics: Page 1009

Pentagon plans to reduce U.S. army size
Chuck HagelFebruary 26, 2014 ET
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined his priorities for 2015 defense budget cut, including plans to reduce the size of the U.S. army to its pre-World War II levels.
Russia and Indonesia to boost trade
Russia IndonesiaFebruary 26, 2014 ET
Indonesian and Russian officials and companies have pledged to boost trade and investment between the two countries.
UAE has no plans about income taxes
Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumFebruary 26, 2014 ET
The UAE's Ministry of Finance said there is no intention to impose income taxes on individuals in the Gulf state, and will instead look at introducing other fees in order to raise revenue.
Iran targets Germany as the important partner
Iran GermanyFebruary 26, 2014 ET
Iranian President's Chief of Staff Mohammad Nahavandian underlined the country's determination to expand relations with all European states, sspecially Germany, and said Berlin will benefit much from trade ties with Tehran.
France passes The Florange law
Florange lawFebruary 26, 2014 ET
The French parliament passed a law slapping tough penalties on company who shut down without looking for a buyer in three months' time.
Venezuelan government promotes food restrictions
Venezuela foodFebruary 25, 2014 ET
In an attempt to preserve food stocks, the Venezuelan government has imposed restrictions on food sales. Such constraints have also been termed necessary in order to fight against smuggling and the so-called domestic hoarding.
US, Japan to work together to bridge gaps
US JapanFebruary 25, 2014 ET
The US and Japan will continue to work together to bridge the remaining gaps between them in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks, said US Trade Representative Michael Froman.
Nepal, China sign new air service agreement
Nepal ChinaFebruary 25, 2014 ET
The much awaited revision of bilateral air service agreement (ASA) between Nepal and China has finally been concluded on Monday evening with delegates from both countries signing a new agreement, officials said.
India, Canada sign audio-visual co-production agreement
India movieFebruary 25, 2014 ET
India and Canada have signed an Audio-Visual Co-Production Agreement which will enable Indian and Canadian film producers to utilize a platform for collaboration on various facets of film making.
Baltic countries negotiating Rail Baltica project
Rail BalticaFebruary 25, 2014 ET
Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian negotiators have started to discuss how to link Vilnius to Rail Baltica in their three-way talks on the European-standard gauge railway project, a Lithuanian Transport Ministry official said.
OECD: Brazil must invest in infrastructure
BrazilFebruary 24, 2014 ET
According to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Brazil needs to solve structural shortcomings such as uneven access to quality education and infrastructural issues in order to create jobs and achieve a balanced social protection network.
Morocco to host IMF forum on food prices
IMF foodFebruary 24, 2014 ET
Morocco is hosting the conference Food Price Volatility: Causes and Challenges, to be held by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on February 25 and 26 in the capital Rabat.