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  • Australian PM rejects talk of imminently recognizing Jerusalem as capital
  • Israeli premature baby born after Palestinian shooting attack dies
  • Pompeo threatens to enforce Iran sanctions as Europe protects business interests, deal
  • Second Canadian Questioned by Chinese Authorities, His Whereabouts Unknown - Freeland
  • Maduro Says Visits of Foreign Military Aircraft to Continue Amid Russian Planes Arrival
  • US Senate Advances Resolution to Pull Support From Saudi Arabia in Yemen Conflict
  • Canadian Foreign Minister Says ‘No Political Involvement’ in Arrest of Huawei Executive
  • Pompeo urges UNSC to keep arms embargo on Iran, tighten restrictions on missile program
  • Netanyahu hails Israel's improved ties with Arab, Islamic nations
  • British PM wins confidence vote by big margin
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On 1st anny as Cong prez, Rahul emerges as 'formidable leader'

On 1st anny as Cong prez, Rahul emerges as 'formidable leader'

12 Dec 2018 | 5:58 PM

By Rajesh Ahuja
New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) As he completes one year in office, Rahul Gandhi, as president of the Congress, has delivered wins for his party in the crucial Hindi heartland states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.

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Climate change: Arctic reindeer numbers crash by half

12 Dec 2018 | 5:04 PM

Washington, Dec 12 (UNI) The population of wild reindeer, or caribou, in the Arctic has crashed by more than half in the last two decades.

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COP24 negotiations: Why reaching agreement on climate action is so complex?

12 Dec 2018 | 5:04 PM

United Nations, Dec 12 (UNI) Close to 100 Government ministers are negotiating a final deal on moving forward with climate action here at the United Nations COP24 conference in Poland.

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Why women have less power than you think?

Why women have less power than you think?

10 Dec 2018 | 7:56 PM

London, Dec 10 (UNI) The discovery that more men than women hold positions of power rarely comes as a surprise.

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Blind woman developing tech for good of others

Blind woman developing tech for good of others

07 Dec 2018 | 4:18 PM

Tokyo, Dec 7 (UNI) An accident in a swimming pool left Chieko Asakawa blind at the age of 14.

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Costa Rica: Fruits of sustainability and decent work

Costa Rica: Fruits of sustainability and decent work

07 Dec 2018 | 1:11 PM

United Nations, Dec 7 (UNI) Costa Rica is taking the lead in promoting the socially-conscious production of pineapples whilst protecting the environment, thanks to a project supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

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Live coral cover increased by artificial reefs in Mithapur, Gulf of Kutch

Live coral cover increased by artificial reefs in Mithapur, Gulf of Kutch

05 Dec 2018 | 4:36 PM

By Satyen Mohapatra
Ahmedabad, Dec 5 (UNI) The Wildlife Trust of India has increased the live coral cover at Mithapur, Gulf of Kutch by using artificial reefs.

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Eco-friendly battery car service at Jammu’s tourist spot Mansar to boost tourism

Eco-friendly battery car service at Jammu’s tourist spot Mansar to boost tourism

04 Dec 2018 | 1:20 PM

By Vishal Bharti
Jammu, Dec 4 (UNI) Located at 62-kilometres from here, Mansar Lake, a waterbody fringed by forest-covered hills, is all set to woo visitors in the coming days with the Surinsar-Mansar Development Authority introducing eco-friendly battery car service to promote tourism.

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Why is Bern capital of Switzerland?

Why is Bern capital of Switzerland?

03 Dec 2018 | 6:34 PM

Bern, Switzerland, Dec 3 (UNI) Many people are surprised when they hear that pretty little Bern is the Swiss capital.

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Climate change: What we can do to help?

02 Dec 2018 | 3:41 PM

Warsaw (Poland), Dec 2 (UNI) Representatives from nearly 200 countries are gathering in Poland for talks on climate change - aimed at breathing new life into the Paris Agreement.

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Growing up Afghan: 'My parents were told to swap me for a boy'

Growing up Afghan: 'My parents were told to swap me for a boy'

01 Dec 2018 | 3:02 PM

Kabul, Dec 1 (UNI) When Nargis Taraki became the fifth girl born to her parents in Afghanistan, her parents were told they should swap her with another baby in the village.

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Koreas win joint bid to recognise ancient wrestling as cultural gem

01 Dec 2018 | 11:36 AM

United Nations, Dec 1 (UNI) UNESCO has accepted a joint bid by North and South Korea and granted world cultural heritage status to Korean wrestling.

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