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Charles to head Commonwealth

20 Apr 2018 | 7:45 PM

London, Apr 20 (UNI) Commonwealth leaders on Friday agreed that Prince Charles will become the next head of the organisation after Queen Elizabeth II, reports here said.

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Kimono set to represent 196 nations at Tokyo Games

Kimono set to represent 196 nations at Tokyo Games

20 Apr 2018 | 7:21 PM

Tokyo, Apr 20 (UNI) A project is under way to create kimono illustrating the culture of each of 196 countries including Japan, aiming to showcase them at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, a Jiji Press report has said.

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20 Apr 2018 | 4:42 PM

MPs from the Congress, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Left parties
Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and Communist Party of India
(CPI), the Samajwadi Party (SP), and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)
signed the notice calling for the impeachment.

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UK apologises for torn India flag in anti-Modi protests

UK apologises for torn India flag in anti-Modi protests

20 Apr 2018 | 4:30 PM

London, Apr 20 (UNI) The UK has apologised after the Indian flag in London's Parliament Square was torn down amid protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.

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Kathmandu airport closed after jet skids off runway

20 Apr 2018 | 4:04 PM

Kathmandu, Apr 20 (UNI) Kathmandu airport was closed Friday after a Malaysian jet with 139 people on board aborted its takeoff and skidded off the runway, officials said.

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China challenges Aus warships in South China Sea

20 Apr 2018 | 3:58 PM

Canberra, Apr 20 (UNI) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has asserted the right of the Australian navy to travel the South China Sea, after local media reported three Australian warships were challenged by the Chinese navy earlier this month.

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UN pays tribute to 140 fallen staff members from 42 nations

UN pays tribute to 140 fallen staff members from 42 nations

20 Apr 2018 | 3:57 PM

United Nations, Apr 20 (UNI) Were it not for the sacrifices of United Nations peacekeepers, humanitarians and other personnel, the people who needed urgent support in the most difficult and dangerous environments would have experienced greater suffering, the top UN official has said in an annual memorial service for the fallen colleagues.

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Nawaz wants to spend more time with ailing wife

20 Apr 2018 | 3:45 PM

London, Apr 20 (UNI) Deposed Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, has expressed the desire to spend more time with his wife, Kulsoom Nawaz, who is currently undergoing cancer treatment here.

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Miguel Diaz-Canel elected Cuba's new President, promises continuity

20 Apr 2018 | 3:44 PM

Havana, Apr 20 (UNI) The Cuban Parliament has elected Miguel Diaz-Canel as the country's new president for a term of five years.

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Comey memos detailing conversations of Trump meetings published

Comey memos detailing conversations of Trump meetings published

20 Apr 2018 | 3:37 PM

Washington, Apr 20 (UNI) Detailed notes by former FBI director James Comey documenting his conversations with US President Donald Trump have been published, a BBC News report said on Friday.

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EC proposes signature and conclusion of Japan, Singapore agreements

20 Apr 2018 | 3:35 PM

Strasbourg, Apr 20 (UNI) The European Commission has presented the outcome of negotiations for the Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan and the trade and investment agreements with Singapore to the European Council.

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UN Mission chief calls Colombia’s elections clear step forward

20 Apr 2018 | 3:29 PM

United Nations, Apr 20 (UNI) In a milestone exercise that “transited the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) from weapons to politics,” last month’s congressional elections drew millions of Colombians to the polls amid a trend towards a reduction of electoral violence, the senior-most United Nations official in the country has said.

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Bulgaria 14th Euro-country to join eHealth coop for data sharing

20 Apr 2018 | 3:22 PM

Brussels, Apr 20 (UNI) Bulgaria has become the 14th country to sign the European Declaration on linking genomic databases across borders that will improve understanding and prevention of disease, allowing for more personalised treatments, in particular for rare diseases, cancer and brain related diseases.

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CW Summit: Queen hopes Prince Charles will succeed her

CW Summit: Queen hopes Prince Charles will succeed her

20 Apr 2018 | 3:13 PM

London, Apr 20 (UNI) The Queen has appealed to Commonwealth leaders to appoint her son, Prince Charles, to succeed her as their head, according to a BBC News report.

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Breakthrough discovery in cancer research funded by EU

20 Apr 2018 | 3:08 PM

Brussels, Apr 20 (UNI) Researchers at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), funded by grants from the European Research Council (ERC), have taken a big leap forward in cancer research.

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