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Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | Agencies

Thailand to hold elections on Feb 24

Bangkok: Thailand's ruling military junta on Tuesday approved lifting of the ban on political activities it had imposed after taking power in a coup in 2014, clearing the way for an election to be held on February 24 next year.

Sports a unifying tool for climate action

Katowice (Poland): As nearly 200 countries entered the second week of their crucial climate negotiations here, the sports sector and the UN Climate Change on Tuesday jointly launched the Sports for Climate Action Framework to drive climate awareness and action.

Ex-Nissan chairman's jail time extended

Tokyo: Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn will remain in jail until at least December 20 without the possibility of bail under a Tokyo District Court decision on Tuesday.

India's role crucial for Afghan peace: PAK

Islamabad:  Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India's cooperation would be needed for bringing peace to war-torn Afghanistan.