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Qatar takes over presidency of Asian Co-operation Dialogue

Qatar takes over presidency of Asian Co-operation Dialogue

Qatar on Friday took over the presidency of the Asian Co-operation Dialogue (ACD) for 2019. Qatar affirmed that it will work on the objective of Asian consensus and co-operation and the development of the inter-Asian working mechanisms as a priority during its presidency of the dialogue.

Residents trapped as gunfire mars truce in besieged city

Residents trapped as gunfire mars truce in besieged city

Thousands of civilians hoping to flee fighting in the besieged Philippines city of Marawi remained trapped yesterday after a four-hour truce to evacuate residents was disrupted by gunfire.