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  • EU summit decides to prolong economic sanctions against Russia - Source
  • US Stocks close up after record highs on reports Trump will sign China trade deal
  • Trump administration lifts 5-year moratorium on fracking public land in California
  • Haftar’s LNA advancing to Tripoli after announcement of final peration – Reports
  • White House should join US Congress in recognizing Armenian Genocide - National Committee
  • Saudi Ambassador visits site of Pensacola shooting - Embassy
  • PTR International Tennis Symposium 2020 from Feb 10
  • Diamond sell-off in MP
  • Prez gives assent to Citizenship Amendment Bill
  • BWF Finals: Sindhu loses again, knocked out of tournament
  • Seven Hashd Shaabi members killed in suicide attack in central Iraq
  • Scheer resigns as Canada's opposition Conservative Party leader
  • German FM rejects planned US sanctions over Nord Stream 2
  • Nine die in two separate road accidents in Zimbabwe
  • Two mayors, 19 municipal councillors kidnapped in Cameroon's restive Anglophone region
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Day after violent clashes, Pakistan lawyers, doctors go on strike

Day after violent clashes, Pakistan lawyers, doctors go on strike

12 Dec 2019 | 8:58 PM

Lahore, Dec 11 (UNI) Hundreds of lawyers who stormed and ransacked a hospital in the Pakistan city a day ago, staged a protest here on Thursday after talks between the High Court Bar Association and city administration broke down, media reported.

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Britain votes: Conservative Party leading polls

Britain votes: Conservative Party leading polls

12 Dec 2019 | 8:29 PM

London, Dec 12 (UNI) According to Savanta ComRes survey, Conservatives are 41 per cent ahead of Labour Party on 36 per cent in the Britain's second general election in the backof Brexit.

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Over 400 dead, nearly 9,000 injured in Iraq protests: UN Report

Over 400 dead, nearly 9,000 injured in Iraq protests: UN Report

12 Dec 2019 | 7:54 PM

Baghdad, Dec 12 (UNI) At least 424 people have been killed and 8,758 injured in Iraq protests since October 2018, said a report issued by the human rights office of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq UNAMI on the demonstrations in Iraq
"Since the beginning of last October, violence during the demonstrations had killed at least 424 people, and wounded at least 8,758, including members of the Iraqi security forces," the report said.

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Over 70 soldiers killed in terrorist attack at Niger army base

Over 70 soldiers killed in terrorist attack at Niger army base

12 Dec 2019 | 7:50 PM

Niamey, Dec 12 (UNI) At least 71 soldiers have been killed in a terrorist attack on a military base in the West Africa country.

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Bangladesh: 11 killed in factory, over 30 injured

Bangladesh: 11 killed in factory, over 30 injured

12 Dec 2019 | 7:47 PM

Dhaka, Dec 12 (UNI) About 11 people were killed and more than 30 injured in a fire at a factory in central Bangladesh, media reported on Thursday.

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Over 70 soldiers killed in terrorist attack at Niger army base

12 Dec 2019 | 5:38 PM

Niamey, Dec 12 (UNI) At least 71 soldiers have been killed in a terrorist attack on a military base in the West Africa country.

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US berated Pakistan for misusing F-16: US News

US berated Pakistan for misusing F-16: US News

12 Dec 2019 | 4:50 PM

Washington, Dec 12 (UNI) The US had reprimanded Pakistan in August for misusing the F-16 fighter jets which amounted to a violation by Islamabad of the terms governing the sale of US fighter jets and a dangerous form of military escalation among nuclear powers, six months after Indian Air Force shot down an F-16 jet during an aerial combat over Kashmir, US News & World Report reported.

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Niger: 71 killed in attack at military camp

Niger: 71 killed in attack at military camp

12 Dec 2019 | 4:34 PM

Abuja, Dec 12 (UNI) At least 71 Niger soldiers have been killed in a terrorist attack on a military camp in the Tillaberi region, according to the defence ministry.

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Five killed in landslide at gold mine in Afghanistan

Five killed in landslide at gold mine in Afghanistan

12 Dec 2019 | 3:07 PM

Kabul, Dec 12 (UNI) At least five people were killed and 35 others went missing in a landslide at a gold mine in Badakhshan province in Afghanistan.

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Ukraine: Odesa college's fire toll climbs to 16

12 Dec 2019 | 1:59 PM

Odesa, Dec 12 (UNI) With the recovery of two more bodies from the rubble on Thursday, the number of casualties from a fire at a college in Ukraine's Odesa mounted to 16, police said.

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Algeria to hold Presidential election today

Algeria to hold Presidential election today

12 Dec 2019 | 12:32 PM

Algiers, Dec 12 (UNI) Amid political crisis and ongoing anti-government protests demanding political reforms before any vote, Algeria is all set to head to polls on Thursday to elect their new President.

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Britain goes to polls to elect new Parliament, break Brexit deadlock

12 Dec 2019 | 11:38 AM

London, Dec 12 (UNI) Voters in the United Kingdom are set to vote on Thursday for the third time in four years in a snap poll to elect a new Parliament and break Brexit deadlock.

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Three killed in plane crash in Canada

Three killed in plane crash in Canada

12 Dec 2019 | 11:27 AM

Ottawa, Dec 12 (UNI) Three people were killed when a small airplane crashed on Gabriola Island, Canada, local media reported. The twin-engine Piper Aerostar plane, took off from Bishop Airport northeast of Fresno, US state of California, and crashed in a fiery wreck while heading to the Nanaimo airport in Canada's British Columbia province, CTV reported on Wednesday.

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Boeing: US Aviation Authority admits mistake over aircraft crashes

Boeing: US Aviation Authority admits mistake over aircraft crashes

12 Dec 2019 | 8:42 AM

Washington, Dec 12 (UNI) The head of US aviation confirmed to Congress that the agency made a mistake in allowing the Boeing 737 Max planes to fly after a 2018 crash.

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Greta Thunberg named Time magazine's Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg named Time magazine's Person of the Year

11 Dec 2019 | 11:17 PM

New York, Dec 11 (UNI) Time magazine has named environment activist Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year 2019.

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