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  • Sonia says sorry to newly elected Congress Legislators for keeping them in Hotel
  • Lebanon parliament elects Hezbollah ally Ferzli deputy speaker -Reuters count
  • Cabinet approves restructuring of balance sheet of Scooters India Ltd
  • Gun rights, reform groups to meet Texas governor after school shooting
  • Army Major at centre of Srinagar youth parading row in another controversy
  • Norwester affects normal life
  • Cabinet approves MoU between India and Turkey on trade in poppy
  • Total 39-lakh net new jobs created between Sep’17 and Mar’18
  • Lalu Prasad in Mumbai for treatment
  • NITI Aayog, ABB join hands to make India AI-ready
  • DAK issues advisory on Nipah virus
  • Hike in petro, diesel prices continues for 10th consecutive day
  • NHRC notice to the TN Govt on Tuticorin police firing
  • Storm in Somaliland kills dozens, wipes out farms, livestock
  • Foreign media start marathon journey to North Korea nuclear test site
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Iranian soldier kills three at barracks and commits suicide

BEIRUT, Jul 17 (Reuters) An Iranian serviceman shot dead three fellow soldiers at a barracks today and wounded six others before killing himself, the Mehr news agency reported.
The shooting took place in the town of Abyek, some 40 km (25 miles) northwest of Tehran, Mehr said.
"The reason for this heartbreaking incident is being examined and we can’t speak about it now before investigating," said Ali Reza Rahmani, the town's governor.
Such incidents are rare in the Iranian military.
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Poverty compounding health challenges for Palestine refugees

23 May 2018 | 2:03 PM

United Nations, May 23 (UNI) Non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer and smoking-related ailments, account for the majority of the chronic health problems confronting Palestine refugees across the Middle East, a new report by the United Nations agency which supports them, has found.

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Abortion is legal in Italy — so why are women being refused?

23 May 2018 | 2:01 PM

Rome, May 23 (UNI) Women’s abortion rights in Italy are the worst they have been since the 1970s as a civil war rages on the issue, campaigners claim according to an Euronews report.

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Marks and Spencer to close 100 stores

23 May 2018 | 1:56 PM

London, May 23 (UNI) The British high street chain Marks and Spencers is to close 100 stores by 2022, according to an Euronews report.

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UN chief urges Govts to shield civilians from violence

23 May 2018 | 1:46 PM

United Nations, May 23 (UNI) With more than 128 million people worldwide requiring immediate humanitarian aid, mostly due to war and violence, the United Nations Secretary-General has urged the international community to do more to protect civilians caught in conflict.

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Armed gangs in Central America force people to flee

23 May 2018 | 1:36 PM

United Nations, May 23 (UNI) The number of people fleeing violence and persecution from States in Central America, including Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, has risen by nearly 60 per cent in the space of just a year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has warned.

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