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Eight injured in parcel bomb explosion in France

Eight injured in parcel bomb explosion in France

24 May 2019 | 11:10 PM

Paris, May 24 (UNI) An explosion left at least eight pedestrians injured on Friday afternoon after a parcel bomb exploded in street in the French city of Lyon, regional authorities said.

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US to deploy more troops in Middle East amid tension with Iran

24 May 2019 | 10:57 PM

Washington, May 24 (UNI) US President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that he has decided to deploy some 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East to protect American service members and interests in the region.

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US to deploy more troops in Middle East amid tension with Iran

24 May 2019 | 10:54 PM

Washington, May 24 (UNI) White House has notified Congress its plan to send additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East amid escalating tension with Iran, The Washington Post reported on Friday.

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FBCCI president shares future economic plans

24 May 2019 | 9:57 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, May 24 ( UNI) The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) will establish an Economic Institute for policy planning and designs, keeping Jacobs & Cordova, the global authority on policy planning and design, as a knowledge partner of the planned institute.

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Village sarpanch held for taking bribe in Mah

24 May 2019 | 7:03 PM

Kolhapur, May 24 (UNI) Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Friday arrested a village sarpanch in Shahuwadi tehsil of this district for accepting a bribe of Rs 4,000.

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Parliamentary Assembly can help support UN, says Moussa

24 May 2019 | 6:36 PM

Berlin, May 24 (UNI) Former senior Egyptian diplomat and presidential candidate Amr Moussa says a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) is an important proposal that he is delighted to support.

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China hopes Modi, Imran will meet, resolve disputes

China hopes Modi, Imran will meet, resolve disputes

24 May 2019 | 6:32 PM

Beijing, May 24 (UNI) China on Friday welcomed the exchange of pleasantries between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on the former's return to power and hoped that both leaders would meet halfway and resolve differences through dialogue.

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UK set for new PM as Theresa May to quit

UK set for new PM as Theresa May to quit

24 May 2019 | 6:27 PM

London, May 24 (UNI) British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister, said a BBC News report.

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Explosion targets mosque in Pakistan’s Quetta

24 May 2019 | 5:44 PM

Islamabad, May 24 (UNI) At least two people were killed and 25 wounded on Friday after an explosion at a mosque in the western Pakistani city of Quetta.

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Japan to work with US in search for WW2 remains

24 May 2019 | 5:40 PM

Tokyo, May 24 (UNI) Japan has agreed to cooperate with the United States in searching for and identifying remains of Japanese soldiers who died overseas during World War Two.

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Abe considering visiting Iran in mid-June

24 May 2019 | 5:34 PM

Tokyo, May 24 (UNI) Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran, apparently to ease tensions between the country and the United States.

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Abe, Bolton confirm cooperation on North Korea

24 May 2019 | 5:32 PM

Tokyo, May 24 (UNI) Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US National Security Adviser John Bolton have agreed on the continued implementation of UN sanctions on North Korea, according to an NHK report.

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Trump to visit Japanese warship

24 May 2019 | 5:28 PM

Tokyo, May 24 (UNI) Seventy-four years after Japan's defeat in World War II, the world's third-largest economy is in the midst of a quiet military buildup, at US urging.

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Sherpas recover Indian climbers’ bodies from Mt Makalu

24 May 2019 | 5:18 PM

Kathmandu, May 24 (UNI) A group of highly experienced Sherpa climbers on Friday recovered bodies of two Indian climbers who died above Camp IV on Mt Makalu while descending from the summit point last week.

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Two Indian film projects to receive Rotterdam festival’s development fund

Two Indian film projects to receive Rotterdam festival’s development fund

24 May 2019 | 5:11 PM

Cannes, May 24 (UNI) Two young independent filmmakers from India have been selected for the Rotterdam International Film Festival (IFFR)’s Hubert Bals Fund (HBF) for script and project development.

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