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No geopolitical games be played in Afghanistan, says Russia as peace talks open

09 Nov 2018 | 5:45 PM

Moscow, Nov 9 (UNI) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Afghanistan should not be used for geopolitical games as consultations on the future of conflict-wracked country began here on Thursday.

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IS claims responsibility for Tajik prison riot

09 Nov 2018 | 5:41 PM

Daashanbe, Nov 9 (UNI) The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for the deadly prison riot in northern Tajikistan which claimed 24 lives.

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More energy gets burnt while resting in afternoon: study

09 Nov 2018 | 5:16 PM

Washington, Nov 9 (UNI) People burn 10 per cent more calories while resting late in the afternoon and early evening than in the early morning hours, says a study.

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Loneliness on rise in Australia: study

09 Nov 2018 | 4:52 PM

Sydney, Nov 9 (UNI) More and more Australians are increasingly suffering from loneliness with one-fifth of the population rarely or never feeling they have someone to talk to or turn to for help.

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US imposes new sanctions against Russia on Ukraine issue

09 Nov 2018 | 4:40 PM

Washington, Nov 9 (UNI) The United States has imposed new sanctions against three individuals and nine entities supporting Russia's role in Ukraine issue.

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Palestinian Authority agrees ceasefire understanding between Israel and Hamas

09 Nov 2018 | 4:03 PM

Jerusalem , Nov 9 (UNI) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has persuaded Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to agree to a ceasefire understanding between Israel and Hamas.

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Modi, Pence meet next week in Singapore

09 Nov 2018 | 3:38 PM

Washington, Nov 9 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice President Mike Pence will have a bilateral meeting during the ASEAN and East Asia Summit in Singapore next week during which the two leaders are likely to discuss security in the Indo-Pacific.

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Police shot at knifeman in Melbourne

09 Nov 2018 | 2:58 PM

Melbourne , Nov 9 (UNI) Police have shot a knife-wielding man after three people were stabbed in Melbourne's Bourke Street on Friday.

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Police shot at knifeman in Melbourne

09 Nov 2018 | 2:57 PM

Melbourne , Nov 9 (UNI) Police have shot a knife-wielding man after three people were stabbed in Melbourne's Bourke Street on Friday.

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UN adopts three Pak resolutions on disarmament and arms control

09 Nov 2018 | 2:26 PM

Islamabad, Nov 9 (UNI) Three resolutions proposed by Pakistan have been adopted by the United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) First Committee, a Radio Pakistan report said.

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Global decline in fertility rates

09 Nov 2018 | 1:54 PM

London, Nov 9 (UNI) The fertility rate or number of live births in women over a specific length of time, is witnessing a decline worldwide, says a study.

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UN lauds record-breaking number of women in new US Congress

09 Nov 2018 | 1:22 PM

United Nations, Nov 9 (UNI) Terming it 'unprecedented', the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality, UN Women has hailed the record number of women contesting the United States Congressional elections this week and described it as “critical' for gender equality and sustainable development.

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Tackling taboo of menstrual hygiene in the European region

Tackling taboo of menstrual hygiene in the European region

09 Nov 2018 | 12:48 PM

Copenhagen, Nov 9 (UNI) Globally, 52 per cent of women and girls are of reproductive age – around 1.

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Violence in Al Hudaydah puts lives at risk:UN

Violence in Al Hudaydah puts lives at risk:UN

09 Nov 2018 | 12:46 PM

Cairo, Nov 9 (UNI) The current violence in Al Hudaydah is placing tens of thousands of already vulnerable people at risk, and preventing WHO from reaching them with the help they urgently need.

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Pakistan, South Korea agree on boosting bilateral economic cooperation

09 Nov 2018 | 12:44 PM

Islamabad, Nov 9 (UNI) Pakistan and Republic of Korea have decided to deepen the relations in the field of economic cooperation, regional peace and security.

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