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  • Death toll in Kerch Strait tanker fire rises to 10 : Russia's maritime regulator
  • Thirteen killed, 22 injured in coach-tanker collision in SW Pakistan
  • Five sailors from two tankers burning in Kerch Strait rescued : Russian emergency services
  • Over 200 people injured, 24 killed during protests in Sudan : state minister
  • IS behind fresh suicide bombing against US forces in northern Syria
  • Jaitey calls Congress remarks on EVM hacking "lie and garbage"
  • 50-yr-old paramour arrested for murder of married woman in Thane
  • British PM refuses to back no deal Brexit or delay EU departure
  • EU replaces lack of evidence in Skripal case with solidarity with UK : Russian lawmaker
  • England look to retain third position in Windies series
  • Modi must construct Ram temple at Ayodhya-Puri Sankaracharaya
  • UN envoy arrives in Yemen's rebel-held capital to break Hodeidah stalemate
  • GoC 26 Div briefs J&K Guv on security
  • At least 40 servicemen detained for uprising attempt in Venezuela : reports
  • Meghalaya CM's Whatsapp based public grievance redress mechanism launched
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Brexit deal fails in Parliament, faces uncertain future

Brexit deal fails in Parliament, faces uncertain future

16 Jan 2019 | 9:56 AM

London,Jan 16 (UNI) Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a humiliating defeat over her plan to withdraw Britain from the European Union, pushing the country further into political chaos.

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Essential newborn care cuts life-threatening infections by two thirds: WHO

Essential newborn care cuts life-threatening infections by two thirds: WHO

16 Jan 2019 | 9:26 AM

Manila, Jan 16 (UNI) If a newborn is immediately provided with Early Essential Newborn Care (EENC), over two thirds of life-threatening infections can be prevented, a WHO study says.

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White House says Democrats not attending working lunch to end shutdown

15 Jan 2019 | 11:40 PM

Washington, Jan 15 (UNI) Congressional Democrats have refused to attend a working lunch at the White House to discuss ending the government shutdown, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a press release on Tuesday.

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Tanzania, Bharti Airtel sign agreement

15 Jan 2019 | 10:42 PM

Dar Es Salaam, Jan 15 (UNI) The government of Tanzania and Bharti Airtel Limited on Tuesday signed an agreement including raising the East African nation's shareholding in the mobile phone operator to 49 percent from 40 percent.

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Washington uses sanctions to fuel anti-government protests in Iran - Patrushev

15 Jan 2019 | 10:13 PM

Moscow, Jan 15 (UNI) The United States is trying to use sanctions against Tehran to provoke a widespread anti-government movement in Iran, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said.

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Treasury secretary Mnuchin to head US delegation at Davos – White House

15 Jan 2019 | 10:03 PM

Washington, Jan 15 (UNI) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will head the United States' delegation at the upcoming economic summit in Davos after President Donald Trump canceled his trip to Switzerland due to the ongoing partial government shutdown, the White House said in a press release on Tuesday.

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World entering era of "profound global instability": WEF founder

15 Jan 2019 | 10:00 PM

Geneva, Jan 15 (UNI) The world is entering a period of "profound instability" due to the technological disruption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and geo-economic and geopolitical realignment, Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum (WEF) founder said Tuesday.

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Boko Haram launches fresh attacks on Nigerian villages: sources

15 Jan 2019 | 9:55 PM

Abuja, Jan 15 (UNI) Terror group Boko Haram has launched fresh attacks on two villages in Nigeria's troubled northeast region, according to multiple sources on Tuesday.

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MH17 crash probe enters final stage: Ukrainian prosecutor

15 Jan 2019 | 9:32 PM

Kiev, Jan 15 (UNI) A five-nation joint investigation team (JIT) has moved to the final stage of the probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July 2014 over Ukraine, a senior prosecutor said Tuesday.

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Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Kenya hotel attack

15 Jan 2019 | 9:08 PM

Nairobi, Jan 15 (UNI) Somali terrorist group al-Shabab on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack on a hotel in Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

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China strikes back at Trudeau's remarks over Canadian drug smuggler's death sentence

15 Jan 2019 | 9:02 PM

Beijing, Jan 15 (UNI) China on Tuesday expressed strong dissatisfaction with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's remarks criticising a drug smuggler's death sentence.

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Crunch vote on Brexit tonight

15 Jan 2019 | 8:00 PM

London, Jan 15 (UNI) Members of Parliament in Britain are on Tuesday preparing to vote on whether to back Prime Minister Theresa May's deal for leaving the European Union as five days of debate on Brexit come to an end later in the day.

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Philippines : Ex-navy chief says Chinese takeover of commercial shipyard 'threat' to national security

15 Jan 2019 | 8:00 PM

Manila, Jan 15 (UNI) Expressing concern over China's interest in purchasing the Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines shipyards in Subic, former Navy chief Vice Adm Alexander Pama has said that the acquisition of the shipyards will pose a threat to the national security.

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Israel : PM Netanyahu claims failed Iranian satellite launch part of ICBM program, tells Iran to ‘move out’ of Syria

15 Jan 2019 | 6:11 PM

Jerusalem, Jan 15 (UNI) The Israeli PM on Tuesday accuses Iran of lying about satellite launch, which he says is part of ICBM program.

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Taiwan's research institute bans Huawei products from internal network

15 Jan 2019 | 4:43 PM

Taipei, Jan 15 (UNI) Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) announced on Monday that it would ban users of Huawei's smartphones, notebook computers and other equipment to access ITRI's internal network, starting from Tuesday.

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