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  • U S official calls on Myanmar to free journalists
  • Syria retains limited capability for chemical attack in future: Pentagon
  • Gun snatched from guard in J&K Bank branch, recovered
  • Uber COO faces protest from cab drivers in Hyderabad
  • J&K CS reviews law and order situation, stresses on improving vigil
  • Judge Loya case:Rajnath says judiciary can’t be misled
  • Girls to get a total of Rs 54,100 from birth to Graduation level under Kanya Utthan Yojna
  • Prez prays for country’s prosperity at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine
  • CISF apprehends one at IGI Airport for entering on fake ticket
  • Congress concerns on illegal coal mining in Meghalaya despite NGT ban
  • Nagaland villagers donate 2 Pythons to Zoological Park
  • PM holds meeting with leaders of Commonwealth nations on sidelines of CHOGM
  • Skill Odisha will be a global standard of excellence in skill making-Naveen
  • Most Indians, including those in BJP, understand truth about Amit Shah: Rahul
  • Day PDP-BJP formed Govt, Pak created unrest in J&K: Dy CM
World

Multidisciplinary primary care teams in Spain provide person-centred care

12 Apr 2018 | 8:59 PM

Sitges (Spain), Apr 12 (UNI) Spain has prioritized the creation of multidisciplinary care since the adoption of the Primary Health Care Reform Act in 1985, inspired by the Alma-Ata Declaration.

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KS Relief Supervisor General visits govt project to increase healthcare for Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar

12 Apr 2018 | 8:54 PM

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Apr 12 (UNI) Dr.

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Tanzania rolls out vaccination against cervical cancer

12 Apr 2018 | 8:14 PM

Dar es Salaam, Apr 12 (UNI) Tanzania achieved a historical milestone to roll out a Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine against cancer of the cervix, the second most common cancer in women worldwide.

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Botswana's 30-year-old minister becomes internet sensation

12 Apr 2018 | 6:50 PM

Gaborone, Apr 12 (UNI) Botswana’s newly appointed 30-year-old minister Bogolo Joy Kenewendo is being celebrated on social media by many Africans, who say her appointment despite her age is a rare feat that needs to be replicated across the continent, says Africanews.

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Breastfeed gives babies best possible start in life

Breastfeed gives babies best possible start in life

12 Apr 2018 | 6:03 PM

United Nations, Apr 12 (UNI) Breastfeeding within the first hour of birth protects newborns from infections and saves lives, United Nations agencies said at the roll-out of their 10-step guidance to help new mothers and hospital workers embrace this practical advice and give children the best possible start in life.

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UNESCO condemns killing of rangers protecting gorillas in DRC

UNESCO condemns killing of rangers protecting gorillas in DRC

12 Apr 2018 | 6:01 PM

United Nations, Apr 12 (UNI) The lives of six guards and their driver were taken Monday during an attack on the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation in the Virunga Park, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – drawing condemnation from the UN agency.

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UN chief condemns attacks against peacekeepers in CAR

UN chief condemns attacks against peacekeepers in CAR

12 Apr 2018 | 6:00 PM

United Nations, Apr 12 (UNI) The United Nations chief has condemned the latest killing and wounding of the world body’s peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) during an exchange of fire with armed groups on 10 April.

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WHO demands access to site of chemical attack in Syria

WHO demands access to site of chemical attack in Syria

12 Apr 2018 | 5:57 PM

United Nations, Apr 12 (UNI) The United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that it has received reports that an estimated 500 patients at Syrian health facilities have exhibited signs and symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals, after the shelling of a Damascus suburb over the weekend.

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Trove of rare-earth metals found beneath Japanese waters

12 Apr 2018 | 5:09 PM

Tokyo, Apr 12 (UNI) Researchers have found hundreds of years' worth of critical rare-earth metals beneath Japanese waters — enough to supply to the world on a "semi-infinite basis," according to a study published in Nature Publishing Group's Scientific Reports.

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Mali: Time to move from promises to action

12 Apr 2018 | 4:48 PM

United Nations, Apr 12 (UNI) While Malians must ensure the successful holding of elections this year, their priority should be the implementation of the 2015 peace agreement, a senior United Nations official has said.

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Trump issues warning on Syria missile strikes

Trump issues warning on Syria missile strikes

12 Apr 2018 | 4:48 PM

Washington, Apr 12 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has warned that airstrikes against Syria were imminent after a Russian diplomat pledged that US missiles would be shot down and their launch sites targeted.

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Desperate migrants to Europe face greater perils

12 Apr 2018 | 4:40 PM

United Nations, Apr 12 (UNI) While the number of migrants and refugees reaching Europe declined last year, the dangers they faced along the journey in many cases increased, according to a new report from the United Nations refugee agency.

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US condemns Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

12 Apr 2018 | 3:37 PM

Washington, Apr 12 (UNI) The United States has strongly condemned the Houthi missile attack on Riyadh, according to a press statement issued here by Heather Nauert, Department Spokesperson.

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Indian youth delegation wraps up Nepal visit

Indian youth delegation wraps up Nepal visit

12 Apr 2018 | 2:52 PM

Kathmandu, Apr 12 (UNI) A 37-member youth delegation from India, which was in Nepal from April 4 to 11 at the invitation of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, has wrapped up its visit, according to The Himalayan Times.

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Fallen Chinese political star Sun admits taking US$27-m in bribes

12 Apr 2018 | 2:51 PM

Beijing, Apr 12 (UNI) Former political high-flyer Sun Zhengcai, who was once tipped to be among the next generation of Chinese leaders, pleaded guilty in a court in northern China on Thursday to taking 170 million yuan (US$27 million) in bribes.

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