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Saudi Prince Pledges to Help India Fight Terror

Saudi Prince Pledges to Help India Fight Terror“Terrorism is a common concern and Saudi Arabia will cooperate with India in fighting it, including in matters like intelligence sharing,” Prince Mohammed said in a press statement alongside Modi in New Delhi. The comments were part of the Saudi royal’s delicate diplomacy, as he visits both nuclear-armed South Asian neighbors amid heightened geopolitical tensions.



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Saudi Crown Prince Pledges $20 Billion in Deals With Pakistan on the First Stop of His Asia Tour

Saudi Crown Prince Pledges $  20 Billion in Deals With Pakistan on the First Stop of His Asia TourThe agreements come as the Saudi prince seeks to rebuild his reputation abroad



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Israeli leader pledges funds for museum for Jewish WWII vets

Israeli leader pledges funds for museum for Jewish WWII vetsJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Sunday that his government would allocate the necessary funds to complete a long-promised museum honoring Jewish World War II veterans.



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Syria's Assad pledges no bargaining over constitution

Syria's Assad pledges no bargaining over constitutionSyrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday his government would not bargain over the country’s constitution with the Turkey-backed opposition, lambasting a U.N. peace process that aims to rewrite its terms. A congress convened by Russia, Assad’s key ally, last year tasked the U.N. envoy for Syria with forming a committee to draft a new constitution, after many rounds of talks to end the war had failed. “The constitution is the fate of the country and as a result, it does not succumb to any bargains that could have a bigger price than the war itself,” Assad said in a televised speech.



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Netanyahu pledges 'lethal' response to Gaza violence after blocking aid

Netanyahu pledges 'lethal' response to Gaza violence after blocking aidIsrael’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Palestinian Islamist group Hamas on Wednesday of a “lethal” reaction to any renewed Palestinian violence on the Gaza border, after blocking aid to the strip in response to the wounding of an Israeli soldier. Weeks of relative calm in the Gaza Strip ended Tuesday when Israeli soldiers came under fire along the border with the enclave in two separate incidents. Israeli tanks in response struck two Hamas positions in Gaza, killing a militant, while overnight Israeli warplanes struck what the army said was a Hamas military camp in northern Gaza.



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US pledges $10.6B aid for Central America, southern Mexico

US pledges $  10.6B aid for Central America, southern MexicoMEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States pledged $ 5.8 billion in aid and investment Tuesday for strengthening government and economic development in Central America, and another $ 4.8 billion in development aid for southern Mexico.



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CBS Pledges $20M From Les Moonves' Severance To Combat Sexual Harassment

CBS Pledges $  20M From Les Moonves' Severance To Combat Sexual HarassmentScandal-ridden CBS is shelling out $ 20 million to more than a dozen



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In Rare Statement, Christine Blasey Ford Pledges to Donate Funds to Trauma Survivors

In Rare Statement, Christine Blasey Ford Pledges to Donate Funds to Trauma SurvivorsFord said "coming forward was terrifying … but I am grateful to have had the opportunity to fulfill my civic duty"



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Turkey pledges accountability in Saudi probe; critics wonder

Turkey pledges accountability in Saudi probe; critics wonderUnder global scrutiny, Turkey vows to get to the bottom of the alleged killing of a Saudi journalist at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. But some observers see a double standard in promises of transparency from a government accused of stifling freedom of expression.



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Amazon Pledges to Compensate Its Warehouse Workers More Following Criticism

Amazon Pledges to Compensate Its Warehouse Workers More Following CriticismAmazon.com Inc. is sweetening the pay for some of its longtime warehouse workers



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