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  • US seeks talks without preconditions, but Iran must show it is ready - State Department
  • French Parliament passes bill on Notre Dame restoration
  • Iran refuses to negotiate cutbacks in missile program under any conditions - Mission to UN
  • Trump says Turkey prohibited from buying more F-35s due to S-400 acquisition
  • Germany’s Merkel congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on confirmation
  • Three men stand accused of assassinating Maltese Journalist - Reports
  • US hopes justice will be rendered in Khashoggi killing - US envoy for Iran
  • Minor dies in road accident in Tripura
  • Punjab will become desert, if robbery of its river waters continues unabated: Sukhbir
  • Three get imprisonment till death for gangrape, murder of 19-yr-old girl in Sangli
  • One needs right mentor to get right path in life: Maurya
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UN hears extraordinary stories of loss, survival as Mozambique rebuilds from deadly cyclones

UN hears extraordinary stories of loss, survival as Mozambique rebuilds from deadly cyclones

11 Jul 2019 | 9:13 AM

United Nations, Jul 11 (UNI) As UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrives in the southern African nation of Mozambique on Thursday for a two-day visit, he will be surveying the damage wrought by the deadly back-to-back cyclones earlier this year.

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Ban Ki-Moon criticizes Myanmar for its reluctance to take back Rohingyas

Ban Ki-Moon criticizes Myanmar for its reluctance to take back Rohingyas

11 Jul 2019 | 8:33 AM

Dhaka, Jul 11 (UNI) Erstwhile UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has voiced concern over Rohingya issue and expressed strong disapproval against the Myanmar government for its visible reluctance to take back the forcibly displaced people.

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UK ambassador to US quits

UK ambassador to US quits

11 Jul 2019 | 8:06 AM

London, Jul 11 (UNI) Senior British diplomat and ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch has tendered his resignation after a row over leaked emails which were critical of President Trump's administration escalated.

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Trump seen marginally as decisive leader, but not honest: Poll

Trump seen marginally as decisive leader, but not honest: Poll

11 Jul 2019 | 7:23 AM

Washington, Jul 11 (UNI) A Washington based American analytics and advisory company Gallup has presented a new poll which reveals that slightly more than half of US voters think President Donald Trump as a decisive leader, although most question the president’s honesty and trustworthiness.

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Trump to meet Pak PM on July 22

Trump to meet Pak PM on July 22

11 Jul 2019 | 7:22 AM

Washington, Jul 11 (UNI) US President Donald Trump is set to meet Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on July 22 to discuss counter terrorism among other issues.

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Tunisian parliament fails to elect remaining members of constitutional court

11 Jul 2019 | 2:01 AM

Tunis, Jul 11 (UNI) Tunisian parliament on Wednesday failed to elect the remaining members of the constitutional court, Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) reported.

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Make parliamentary democratic practice dynamic: BD JS speaker to journalists

10 Jul 2019 | 11:32 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Jul 10 ( UNI) Speaker of Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury called upon journalists to make parliamentary democratic practice dynamic, as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is playing an important role in continuing the practice.

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class="news-header__title">Russia exporting naval technologies to India

10 Jul 2019 | 8:23 PM

Moscow Jul 10 (UNI) India is one of Russia's naval technology export destinations, Deputy Director General of Russia's defence export giant Rosoboronexport Igor Sevastyanov said on Wednesday.

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China to stabilise foreign trade with more measures

10 Jul 2019 | 7:57 PM

Beijing, Jul 10 (UNI) China on Wednesday decided to adopt more measures to keep its foreign trade stable.

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Hasina seeks 'global support' on climate change

Hasina seeks 'global support' on climate change

10 Jul 2019 | 6:36 PM

Dhaka, Jul 10 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the nations of the world to further efforts and raise awareness among global leaders about climate change.

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Ex-UN chief brackets Bangladesh as 'model case' for climate change adaptation

10 Jul 2019 | 6:35 PM

Dhaka, Jul 10 (UNI) Former UN Secretary General and Chairman of the Global Commission on Adaptation, Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday proposed to set up a global centre for adaptation in Bangladesh, which will serve the regions in the South and South-East Asia.

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India slams Dawood and D-Company at UNSC

India slams Dawood and D-Company at UNSC

10 Jul 2019 | 2:45 PM

United Nations, Jul 10 (UNI) India’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin, has said that the country has seen the mutation of Dawood Ibrahim’s criminal syndicate into a terrorist network known as the D-Company.

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Pak news anchor shot dead

Pak news anchor shot dead

10 Jul 2019 | 11:52 AM

Karachi, Jul 10 (UNI) A Pakistani news anchor has been shot dead over a personal dispute, according to the police. Mureed Abbas worked for Bol News channel. He was killed on Tuesday outside a local cafe in Khayaban-e-Bukhari area in the city.

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UNESCO pulls out of Nepal project

10 Jul 2019 | 11:35 AM

Kathmandu, Jul 10 (UNI) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has decided to withdraw its support for the reconstruction of two heritage temples on the premises of Hanumandhoka Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which suffered damage in the 2015 earthquakes.

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Brexit: Labour to back Remain, calls for new EU referendum

10 Jul 2019 | 11:03 AM

London, July 10 (UNI) The leader of Britain’s Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, has challenged the next Tory leader to hold another referendum before taking Britain out of the EU, saying Labour will campaign for Remain.

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