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  • LS polls : Purandeswari to contest from Visakhapatnam, Lakshminarayana from Narasaraopet
  • BJP fielding Hema Malini from Mathura despite discontent with her: Cong
  • Swine flu toll 41 in MP district
  • BJP announces 21 names in Karnataka, 5 for TN
  • Nagaland Congress issues tickets to party candidates
  • Patwari ready to be Cong’s Indore aspirant
  • Nagaland NPP MLAs join NDPP party en-masse
  • Six including union minister denied ticket by BJP in UP
  • Six including union minister denied ticket by BJP in UP
  • Kane Williamson, Amelia Kerr named 'Player of the Year' at New Zealand’s Cricket Awards
  • Kane Williamson, Amelia Kerr named 'Player of the Year' at New Zealand’s Cricket Awards
  • Finally, it is 'retirement' time for Loh Purush Advani: Shah to fight in Gandhinagar
  • Bhaichung Bhutia to file nominations from 2 Constituencies
  • BJP announces candidates for 13 seats in Kerala, Pathanamthitta still undecided
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Manafort Tried to Negotiate Handover of Assange to US in 2017 - Reports

MOSCOW, Dec 4 (Sputnik) In mid-May 2017, US President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, tried to broker a deal with then president-elect of Ecuador on extraditing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, The New York Times reported.
During his visit to Quito, Manafort and Lenin Moreno, who is now the Ecuadorian president, discussed a deal in which the former could arrange certain financial concessions to Ecuador in exchange for the handover of Assange to the United States, the newspaper reported on Monday.
The news outlet alleged that the potential deal was off after Rober Mueller was appointed special counsel to probe Russia's suspected meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, with Manafort being subject to investigation.
Assange, who has been residing in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for years, citing fears that he might be seized and extradited to the United States.
WikiLeaks has released several troves of documents purportedly linked to various US government institutions as well as the emails allegedly from th
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Poll: Majority of people want higher taxes for rich

21 Mar 2019 | 5:46 PM

London, Mar 21 (UNI) An overwhelming majority of people in some of the world's wealthiest countries want their government to tax the rich more as most complain they are not getting their fair share of public benefits, according to a major survey.

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Mt Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies

21 Mar 2019 | 5:12 PM

Kathmandu, Mar 21 (UNI) Expedition operators are concerned at the number of climbers' bodies that are becoming exposed on Mount Everest as its glaciers melt.

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Cyclone Idai: '15,000 people still need to be rescued'

21 Mar 2019 | 5:04 PM

Maputo, Mar 21 (UNI) Some 15,000 people still need to be rescued from the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, Mozambique officials say.

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Brexit: Theresa at Brussels EU summit to urge short delay

21 Mar 2019 | 4:57 PM

Brussels, Mar 21 (UNI) Theresa May will make a direct plea to EU leaders later asking to postpone Brexit for three months, hours after telling the British public a delay was "a matter of great personal regret".

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Global South coop vital to climate change fight, says UN chief

Global South coop vital to climate change fight, says UN chief

21 Mar 2019 | 4:51 PM

United Nations, Mar 21 (UNI) South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming, the United Nations Secretary-General said, as the opening session of the Second UN Conference on South-South Cooperation got underway in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires on Wednesday.

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