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Canada asks China for clemency in Schellenberg case

16 Jan 2019 | 6:55 PM

Ottawa, Jan 16 (UNI) Canada has formally petitioned China not to follow through with the execution of a Canadian convicted of being an accessory to drug-smuggling.

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China's rise as a military power threat to Taiwan, says US defence intelligence assessment report

16 Jan 2019 | 5:59 PM

Washington, Jan 16 (UNI) The Pentagon on Tuesday released a latest defence intelligence assessment report cautioning rise in China's military power a potential threat to Taiwan and the US in the long run.

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US detains Iranian journalist for unspecified reason

16 Jan 2019 | 5:57 PM

Tehran, Jan 16 (UNI) Iranian news anchor and journalist Marzieh Hashemi, working for Iran's English-language news network, Press TV, was detained and jailed in the United States for unknown reasons, Press TV reported on Wednesday.

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Iran not violating international rules by launching satellites: Russia

16 Jan 2019 | 5:40 PM

Moscow, Jan 16 (UNI) Iran’s sending satellite into orbit does not breach international regulations, Russian Deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov said adding that there is no reason for criticizing Iran’s missile program.

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Palestine takes reins of UN coalition of developing countries

Palestine takes reins of UN coalition of developing countries

16 Jan 2019 | 5:03 PM

United Nations, Jan 16 (UNI) Palestine has been handed over the rotating Chairmanship of the G77 for 2019.

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White House considering Indra Nooyi to head World Bank

16 Jan 2019 | 5:00 PM

Washington, Jan 16 (UNI) The Trump administration is considering Indra Nooyi, former chief executive officer of PepsiCo, for the position of World Bank president, reports the New York Times, citing several people familiar with the process.

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UN strongly condemns ‘horrible terrorist act’ in Nairobi

UN strongly condemns ‘horrible terrorist act’ in Nairobi

16 Jan 2019 | 4:53 PM

United Nations, Jan 16 (UNI) Following a deadly terrorist attack in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, on Tuesday, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, and the President of the UN General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa, condemned the act and said they stand in solidarity with the Kenyan people.

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N Korean envoy to visit Washington this week: Reports

16 Jan 2019 | 4:48 PM

Washington, Jan 16 (UNI) Amid indications that the two world leaders are moving closer to a second summit, North Korea will send a top government official to US later this week, media reports said on Wednesday.

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Nairobi terror attack leaves 14 dead

Nairobi terror attack leaves 14 dead

16 Jan 2019 | 4:43 PM

Nairobi, Jan 16 (UNI) At least 14 people, including a US citizen were killed and several others injured in a deadly attack on a hotel and business complex frequented by foreigners, here, in the country's capital on Wednesday, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed.

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Chinese Scientists develop new moisture-wicking fabric

16 Jan 2019 | 4:26 PM

Beijing, Jan 16 (UNI) Chinese Scientists from Shanghai-based Donghua University have developed a new moisture-wicking fabric with ultra fast water evaporation and quick-dry performance.

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Turkey does not seek permission from anyone to fight terrorism: Erdogan

16 Jan 2019 | 4:15 PM

Ankara, Jan 16 (UNI) Turkey does not require permission from anyone to fight terrorism, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an article in the Russian Kommersant newspaper.

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Engaging with leaders to promote multilateralism: UNGA President

16 Jan 2019 | 3:28 PM

United Nations, Jan 16 (UNI) Convinced that “revitalizing the UN and advancing multilateralism go hand-in-hand”, United nations general assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces said that she was engaging with world leaders in New York and abroad, “to promote this objective”.

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Iranian TV anchor arrested in US

Iranian TV anchor arrested in US

16 Jan 2019 | 2:41 PM

Washington, Jan 16 (UNI) An Iranian television woman anchor has been arrested in the US, according to Iran’s English-language Press TV on Wednesday.

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EU regrets after Brexit deal rejected by British Parliament

16 Jan 2019 | 1:54 PM

London, Jan 16 (UNI) The risk of a disorderly Brexit has increased since the Withdrawal Agreement was turned down by British MPs , arousing dismay and regret by European Union (EU) leaders.

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Philippine troops rescue Indonesian hostage kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf

16 Jan 2019 | 12:40 PM

Manila, Jan 16 (UNI) The Philippine troops have rescued an Indonesian kidnapped by terrorist group Abu Sayyaf after nearly four months in captivity, the military said on Wednesday.

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