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  • Georgian Foreign Minister regrets PACE's decision to restore rights of Russian delegation
  • Russia, Syrian forces exclusively strike objects verified by intelligence - Nebenzia
  • Iran will not renegotiate nuclear deal on any conditions - Rouhani
  • Cameroon lead AFCON Group F after 2-0 win over Guinea Bissau
  • MP CM’s Indore visit itinerary
  • IOC lauds Beijing 2022 preparation
  • US envoy meets representatives of Sudan's military council, opposition to push for talks
  • Pompeo says had productive talks on Peace process in Afghanistan during surprise visit
  • Tariff tensions send U S consumer confidence to lowest in nearly 2 years: survey
  • Jordan urges intensified efforts to achieve lasting Mideast peace
  • US sanctions on Iran’s supreme leader futile, insult to Iranian nation - Iranian Gov't
  • Saudi crown prince to lead delegation to G20 summit in Japan
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China will play constructive role for Rohingyas : envoy

China will play constructive role for Rohingyas : envoy

25 Jun 2019 | 11:07 PM

Dhaka, Jun 25 (UNI) Zhang Zuo Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh on Tuesday said that his country will play a 'constructive role' in resolving the Rohingya crisis.

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Pompeo makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan enroute New Delhi

Pompeo makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan enroute New Delhi

25 Jun 2019 | 10:55 PM

Kabul, Jun 25 (UNI) Ahead of peace talks between Taliban and the US aimed at finding a political settlement to end the 18-year-old war in Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday made a surprise visit to the war-torn nation.

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Trump threatens Iran with 'obliteration' if it attacks 'anything American'

25 Jun 2019 | 9:17 PM

Washington, Jun 25 (UNI) US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Iran of meeting with great and overwhelming force if it attacks on 'anything American'.

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Bangladesh seeks China's support for Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh seeks China's support for Rohingya repatriation

25 Jun 2019 | 7:45 PM

Dhaka, Jun 25 (UNI) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday sought China’s support to convince Myanmar to start repatriation of displaced Rohingyas from Bangladesh at the earliest.

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Malnutrition among children in India remains high: WFP

Malnutrition among children in India remains high: WFP

25 Jun 2019 | 4:47 PM

Geneva, Jun 25 (UNI) The United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday that malnutrition amongst children in India remained high despite progress made in food security and if current trends continued, 31 per cent of children would be stunted in 2022.

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Mehul Choksi's citizenship will be revoked: Antigua PM

Mehul Choksi's citizenship will be revoked: Antigua PM

25 Jun 2019 | 4:10 PM

Saint John's, Jun 25 (UNI) The Antigua citizenship of diamond trader Mehul Chokshi - wanted in India in the Rs 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank scam - will be scrapped once he has exhausted all his legal options, the government of the island nation has said.

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Thakur in Dubai; addresses Himachali community

Thakur in Dubai; addresses Himachali community

25 Jun 2019 | 2:53 PM

Dubai, Jun 25 (UNI) The Himachali diaspora has made a significant contribution in the development of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

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Noise pollution alarming in Kathmandu

25 Jun 2019 | 1:29 PM

Kathmandu, Jun 25 (UNI) Kathmanduties might not take noise pollution as an issue of concern amidst more alarming pollutions such as air and water, but noise pollution is growing at an alarming rate with the pollution limits exceeding in most of the places inside Kathmandu valley.

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New US sanctions target Khamenei, says Trump

New US sanctions target Khamenei, says Trump

25 Jun 2019 | 1:22 PM

Washington, Jun 25 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has said he is imposing hard-hitting new sanctions on Iran, including on the office of the country's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.

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Iran hits back after fresh US sanctions

25 Jun 2019 | 1:21 PM

Tehran, Jun 25 (UNI) Iran has reacted sharply to the Donald Trump administration's decision to impose fresh sanctions against top Iranian leaders, including its supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and has called said it means a 'permanent closure' of diplomacy.

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FAO elects Chinese minister as its head

FAO elects Chinese minister as its head

25 Jun 2019 | 1:11 PM

United Nations, Jun 25 (UNI) The UN food and agriculture agency, FAO, has elected Qu Dongyu, China’s agricultural deputy minister, to take the reins on 1 August.

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Cambodia building collapse: Two pulled alive from rubble

25 Jun 2019 | 1:05 PM

Phnom Penh, Jun 25 (UNI) In Cambodia, two people have been pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed building - more than two days after Saturday's disaster.

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UN committee sounds alarm over Israeli 'violative' practices

25 Jun 2019 | 1:00 PM

United Nations, Jun 25 (UNI) A United Nations human rights committee, mandated with investigating Israeli practices, has noted “with deep concern the continued degradation of the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” as a result of Israeli policies and practices.

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Displacement challenges ‘cannot be done alone’

25 Jun 2019 | 12:52 PM

United Nations, Jun 25 (UNI) The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has announced on 17 and 18 December it will be hosting the first-ever Global Refugee Forum in Geneva.

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