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  • Sacked Lankan premier Wickremesinghe reinstated
  • Life comes to a halt in Kashmir due to strike against civilian deaths
  • COP24: Countries agree concrete way forward to bring Paris climate deal to life
  • PM Modi lashes out at Cong for showing disregard to SC verdict on Rafale
  • Death toll touches 13 in Karnataka temple tragedy
  • Stormy week ahead in Parliament as Cong looks to keep up heat on govt on Rafale
  • Navies of Russia, India complete joint drills 'Indra 2018'
  • BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu wins title by defeating Okuhara in final
  • BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu wins title by defeating Okuhara in final
  • Government machinery put on high alert to face 'Phethai' Cyclone
  • Tourists arrival to Mysuru and Kodagu expected to increase after opening of Kannur Airport
  • In Sonia bastion, PM flags off Humsafar rake of Modern Coach factory
  • PM flags off 900th coach, Humsafar rake at MRCF in Gandhi's bastion Rae Bareli
  • CFTRI developes new food product for Athletes
  • Five militants killed in blast in southern Afghanistan
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China takes coercive measures against two Canadians: FM spokesperson

China takes coercive measures against two Canadians: FM spokesperson

14 Dec 2018 | 5:51 PM

Beijing, Dec 13 (UNI) Coercive measures have been taken against two Canadians on suspicion of jeopardizing China's national security, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said.

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Nepal bans Indian currency notes above Rs100

Nepal bans Indian currency notes above Rs100

14 Dec 2018 | 5:48 PM

Kathmandu, Dec 14 (UNI) The Nepal government has banned Indian currency of all denominations above rupees 100 in the country.

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NASA TV to air International Space Station crew landing

NASA TV to air International Space Station crew landing

14 Dec 2018 | 5:47 PM

Washington, Dec 14 (UNI) Three residents of the International Space Station, including one NASA astronaut, are scheduled to wrap up their stay aboard the orbital laboratory on Wednesday, December 19.

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US rolls out new strategy for Africa

14 Dec 2018 | 5:33 PM

Washington, Dec 14 (UNI) The Trump administration has initiated a new Africa strategy that focuses heavily on countering China and Russia's expanding influence across the region.

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Kosovo's parliament adopts set of laws providing for creation of Republic's Army

14 Dec 2018 | 5:16 PM

Belgrade, Dec 14 (Sputnik) The parliament of the self-proclaimed republic of Kosovo on Friday passed on second reading a set of laws providing for the change of mandate of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) and its transformation into the republic's national army.

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Russian Tu-160 flight to Venezuela complies with nuclear arms ban in Latin America: Moscow

14 Dec 2018 | 4:53 PM

Moscow, Dec 14 (Sputnik) The flight of the Russian Tu-160 aircraft to Venezuela does not breach the agreement on the ban of nuclear weapons in Latin America, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday in a statement.

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Russia ready for Putin-Trump talks, US-Russia talks at other levels: Kremlin

14 Dec 2018 | 4:46 PM

Moscow, Dec 14 (Sputnik) Russia is still primed for talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart, Donald Trump, as well as for talks at other levels for discussing the pressing issues of the Russian-US relations, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

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Three women attacked with knives in Germany

14 Dec 2018 | 4:46 PM

Berlin, Dec 14 (UNI) Three women injured in separate knife attacks in the southern German city of Nuremberg, German police said.

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Russia, Syria agree on national currencies' use in transactions: Russian commerce chamber

14 Dec 2018 | 4:32 PM

Damascus, Dec 14 (Sputnik) The Russian-Syrian intergovernmental commission has reached agreement on carrying out transactions in national currencies, Vice-President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Padalko said on Friday.

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Moscow court orders arrest of seven people for raising funds for IS terrorists: Spokeswoman

14 Dec 2018 | 4:30 PM

Moscow, Dec 14 (Sputnik) A Moscow court ordered on Friday the arrest of seven people accused of raising money for the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia), the court's spokeswoman, Irena Kozaeva, told Sputnik.

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Syrian envoy hails Qatar's efforts to maintain Syrian people's freedom and dignity

Syrian envoy hails Qatar's efforts to maintain Syrian people's freedom and dignity

14 Dec 2018 | 4:29 PM

Doha, Dec 14 (UNI) Syrian Ambassador to Qatar Nizar Hasan Al Haraki on Friday said that the State of Qatar exerts great efforts to maintain the achievements of the Syrian people and its legitimate right to freedom and to live in dignity, stressing that the Qatari and Syrian people are connected with one nation, language and background and a common history.

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Moscow believes all accusations against Butina groundless: Kremlin Spokesman

14 Dec 2018 | 4:26 PM

Moscow, Dec 14 (Sputnik) Moscow believes that all accusations against Russian national Maria Butina are groundless, while it is unwilling to comment on her defense in court, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

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Russia detects over 980,000 'airborne objects' near borders

Russia detects over 980,000 'airborne objects' near borders

14 Dec 2018 | 4:25 PM

Moscow, Dec 14 (UNI) Russia's Aerospace Forces have detected and tracked over 980,000 foreign airborne objects near the Russian borders this year, Radio-Technical Troops of the Russian Aerospace Forces said.

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GACA develops operational plans to create flexibility in use of Qatari airspace

GACA develops operational plans to create flexibility in use of Qatari airspace

14 Dec 2018 | 4:21 PM

Doha, Dec 14 (UNI) General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has developed an operational plan aimed at creating flexibility in the use of Qatari airspace and opening new air traffic corridors that accommodate the current and future increase in air traffic to meet the country's steady growth in air transport and to create a safe and efficient air traffic in order to avoid any risks arising from the increase in air traffic in the country.

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Moscow to continue supporting Butina after she pleaded guilty: Lavrov

14 Dec 2018 | 4:20 PM

Baku, Dec 14 (Sputnik) Moscow will continue supporting Russian national Maria Butina, jailed in the United States, after she "made a bargain" with the system of justice and pleaded guilty to one count, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters on Friday.

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