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  • Britain's anti-EU party launch populist manifesto, demand clean Brexit
  • N Korea's Kim wants another Trump summit to speed denuclearisation -S Korea's Moon
  • Ugandan musician turned MP vows to continue "fight for freedom" against government
  • Trump releases first two names of U S war dead handed over by N Korea
  • Maryland woman kills 3 people and herself in warehouse gun rampage
  • Thousands gather in Barcelona as anniversary of independence vote approaches
  • UK PM's Brexit plans opposed by 40 rebels in her party: former Brexit minister
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  • U S sanctions China for buying Russia war planes, missiles
  • At least 42 drowned in Lake Victoria ferry sinking, death toll could top 200 - officials
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  • More than 200 people feared drowned after ferry sinks in Tanzania's Lake Victoria - government
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SoU-2018: EC proposes measures for free European elections

12 Sep 2018 | 3:55 PM

Strasbourg, Sep 12 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) on Wednesday proposed measures for securing free and fair European elections.

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After snubbing India, Nepal to join military drill with China

12 Sep 2018 | 3:49 PM

Kathmandu, Sep 12 (UNI) Just days after backing out from the week-long military exercise of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) countries in India, Nepal has reportedly decided to take part in a 12-day long military exercise with China, the media reports here said.

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SoU-2018: EC proposes new rules to get terrorist content off the web

12 Sep 2018 | 3:43 PM

Strasbourg, Sep 12 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) on Wednesday proposed new rules to get the terrorist content off the web.

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SoU-2018: Making EU stronger global actor

12 Sep 2018 | 3:37 PM

Brussels, Sep 12 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) has proposed more efficient decision-making in Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union (EU), according to an EC press release issued here on Wednesday.

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Vague laws stifling independent journalism in Myanmar: Report

12 Sep 2018 | 3:23 PM

United Nations, Sep 12 (UNI) Describing the conviction in Myanmar of two Reuters journalists last week as a “particularly outrageous” example of judicial harassment against the media there, “vague and over-broad” laws have made it impossible for the press to do its job in the country, without fear or favour, a new United Nations report has found.

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SoU-2018: 'Last elements' needed for compromise on migration

12 Sep 2018 | 3:13 PM

Strasbourg, Sep 12 (UNI) European Commission (EC) has proposed the last elements needed for compromise on migration and border reform.

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China, Vietnam pledge to build up cooperation, deepen partnership

12 Sep 2018 | 3:08 PM

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HANOI, Sep 12 (UNI) China and Vietnam promised on Tuesday to further their comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.

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Afghanistan: UN condemns latest school bombings

12 Sep 2018 | 3:05 PM

United Nations, Sep 12 (UNI) Amidst mounting concern over what appears to be a pattern of attacks targeting civilians and schools, a series of bombs on Tuesday morning in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province left more than 21 dead and some 60 others injured, drawing condemnation from the United Nations Assistance Mission in the country (UNAMA).

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Yemen: UN envoy asks SC for more support to move back to table

12 Sep 2018 | 3:03 PM

United nations, Sep 12 (UNI) United Nations Special Envoy Martin Griffith has told the Security Council that he never expected an easy mission when he convened Intra-Yemeni Consultations in Geneva last week, for which the Houthis delegation failed to show up.

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SoU-2018: EC proposes to put end to seasonal clock changes

12 Sep 2018 | 2:51 PM

Strasbourg, Sep 12 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) has a proposal to put an end to the seasonal clock changes.

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Save Idlib from transforming into blood bath, UN chief

12 Sep 2018 | 2:45 PM

United Nations, Sep 12 (UNI) A full-scale battle for Idlib must be avoided at all costs, the United Nations Secretary-General has stressed, warning that failure to do so would unleash “a humanitarian nightmare unlike any seen in the blood-soaked Syrian conflict” so far.

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SoU-2018 Address: Africa-Europe alliance for deepening relations

12 Sep 2018 | 2:42 PM

Strasbourg, Sep 12 (UNI) On the occasion of his State of the Union Address, the European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, said on Wednesday that there was a need for deepening friendship and partnership with Africa.

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Politicians across Pakistan grieve Kulsoom Nawaz demise

12 Sep 2018 | 2:41 PM

Islamabad, Sep 12(UNI) Politicians across the nation condoled the death of Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif, wife of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who passed away on Tuesday after remaining months in coma.

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'Hungarian govt fuels discrimination against migrants'

12 Sep 2018 | 2:31 PM

United Nations, Sep 12 (UNI) New laws in Hungary, and Government attacks on civil society in the country, fuel “hostility, xenophobia, and discrimination against migrants, asylum seekers, refugees and all those trying to provide them support”, says a team of independent human rights experts mandated by the UN Human Rights Council.

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SoU-2018 Address: Stronger anti-money laundering supervision proposed

12 Sep 2018 | 2:20 PM

Strasbourg, Sep 12 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) is expected to propose to further strengthen the supervision of European Union (EU) financial institutions to better address money-laundering and terrorist financing threats.

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