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  • India in touch with Russia over fire in Kerch Strait
  • India in touch with Russia over fire in Kerch Strait
  • Virat earns Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy
  • Militants attack security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama
  • Afghan:Over 100 security forces killed in Taliban attack
  • Govt is working to introduce chip-based e-passport, says PM Modi
  • Two militants killed in Shopian encounter
  • France summons Italian envoy over Africa remarks
  • No hope of other survivors in Kerch Strait ship fire
  • Virat named ICC captain of ODI, Test team of 2018
  • Virat named ICC captain of ODI, Test team of 2018
  • President of Zimbabwe calls for National dialogue amid protests against fuel price hike
  • Shia Waqf Board chief demands ban on Madrassas for spreading ISIS ideology
  • Snowfall in HP disrupts traffic
  • Academics, ex-diplomats write to Xi demanding Canadians be freed
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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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China condemns 'baby gene editing' scientist

22 Jan 2019 | 2:10 PM

Beijing, Jan 22 (UNI) China says the scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically edited babies last year acted illegally and in pursuit of fame and fortune, state media reported.

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Afghan:Over 100 security forces killed in Taliban attack

Afghan:Over 100 security forces killed in Taliban attack

22 Jan 2019 | 1:44 PM

Kabul, Jan 22 (UNI) More than 100 members of Afghan security forces were killed while 70 others sustained injuries, when the armed Taliban fighters attacked a military base of Kabul, officials said on Tuesday.

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Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn: faces more time in custody as bail denied

Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn: faces more time in custody as bail denied

22 Jan 2019 | 1:38 PM

Tokyo, Jan 22 (UNI) A Tokyo court has rejected Nissan's ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn latest request for bail, despite his promise to remain in Japan and follow restrictions in exchange for his release.

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France summons Italian envoy over Africa remarks

22 Jan 2019 | 1:28 PM

Paris, Jan 22 (UNI) France has summoned Italy's ambassador after the Italian deputy prime minister accused the French of exploiting Africa and fuelling migration.

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UK MPs put forward rival plans to Brexit deal

UK MPs put forward rival plans to Brexit deal

22 Jan 2019 | 1:06 PM

London, Jan 22 (UNI) UK MPs have begun putting forward proposals to change the outcome of Brexit ahead of next week's scheduled vote on Theresa May's amended deal.

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