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  • Joint Turkish-US efforts to boost regional peace, stability - Erdogan
  • Kremlin notes nothing clear on US statement on possibility of inviting Russia to G7
  • Trump says Energy Secretary Perry leaving at end of year, replacement lined up
  • US, Turkey agree to 120-hour ceasefire in Syria to withdraw Kurds - Pence
  • Johnson assures EU to do everything possible for approval of new Brexit deal - Merkel
  • US house democrats want plan from Trump to block IS resurgence in Syria - Pelosi
  • Trump says US-Turkish ceasefire saved Kurdish lives
  • Turkey to end operation in Syria after pullout of Kurdish militia - Cavusoglu
  • UN needs to see what US-Turkey ceasefire in Syria entails before reacting - Spokesman
Features
Food consumption patterns in India reveal that child diets are largely starved of proteins and micronutrients

Food consumption patterns in India reveal that child diets are largely starved of proteins and micronutrients

17 Oct 2019 | 1:23 PM

Kolkata, Oct 17 (UNI) A report released recently by Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS), sponsored by UNESCO, shows that in India 35 per cent of children under five are stunted, 17 per cent are wasted and 33 per cent are underweight.

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Green Gurukulam: Atypical school

Green Gurukulam: Atypical school

12 Oct 2019 | 3:29 PM

By Radhika Tiwari
New Delhi, Oct 12 (UNI) Can schools ever be imagined without a curriculum, classrooms and textbooks?
I reckon, not.

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Tourist hotspot Al Badayer Oasis welcomes guests in UAE

Tourist hotspot Al Badayer Oasis welcomes guests in UAE

08 Oct 2019 | 3:45 PM

Sharjah, Oct 8 (UNI) Nature lovers and adventure seekers looking for a true taste of the Emirati lifestyle don’t have to look any further.

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Giving wings to special kids, with mothers in tow

Giving wings to special kids, with mothers in tow

24 Sep 2019 | 6:40 PM

By Rishira Jain
New Delhi, Sep 24 (UNI) When a woman delivers a baby, it's not just the celebration of a little bundle of joy, but also of the birth of a mother, the epitome of firmness and fortitude, complete with the warmth of love and sacrifice.

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Five billion people risk missing out on health care in 2030

Five billion people risk missing out on health care in 2030

22 Sep 2019 | 12:40 PM

United Nations, Sep 22 (UNI) Some five billion people risk missing out on health care in 2030, unless countries close glaring gaps in health coverage, a new report revealed on Sunday, as the UN prepares to host a landmark summit to speed up progress on universal health care.

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Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change

Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change

20 Sep 2019 | 5:18 PM

United Nations, Sep 20 (UNI) Nature is “one of the most effective ways” of combatting climate change and should be part of every country’s climate strategy according to the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inger Andersen.

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One woman or baby dies every 11 seconds

One woman or baby dies every 11 seconds

20 Sep 2019 | 4:54 PM

United Nations, Sep 20 (UNI) Childbirth survival rates are now a “staggering success” compared with the year 2000, but one pregnant woman - or her child - still dies every 11 seconds from largely preventable causes, UN health experts have said.

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Cities: Cause of and solution to climate change

Cities: Cause of and solution to climate change

19 Sep 2019 | 12:42 PM

United Nations, Sep 19 (UNI) Cities around the world are the “main cause of climate change” but can also offer a part of the solution to reducing the harmful greenhouses gases that are causing global temperatures to rise, according to UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif.

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