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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
World

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict

09 Jul 2019 | 1:37 PM

United Nations, Jul 9 (UNI) Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers have said.

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Hong Kong extradition bill 'dead' says Carrie Lam

09 Jul 2019 | 1:07 PM

Hong Kong, Jul 9 (UNI) Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said the controversial bill that would have allowed extradition to the Chinese mainland "is dead".

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UN rights chief 'appalled' by US border detention conditions

UN rights chief 'appalled' by US border detention conditions

09 Jul 2019 | 1:02 PM

Geneva, Jul 9 (UNI) United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet has expressed concern over the conditions in which migrants and refugees are being held in the United States.

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Central America is the most dangerous region to live: UN study

Central America is the most dangerous region to live: UN study

09 Jul 2019 | 9:47 AM

United Nations, Jul 9 (UNI) A new study by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has claimed that Central America is the most dangerous region to live, where the number of homicides – or unlawful killings - rises in some 'hotspots', to 62.

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Sheikh Hasina rejects US Congressman’s proposal to attach Rakhine province with Bangladesh

Sheikh Hasina rejects US Congressman’s proposal to attach Rakhine province with Bangladesh

08 Jul 2019 | 9:48 PM

Dhaka, Jul 8 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday rejected a recent proposal by a US congressman that Myanmar’s Rakhine state should be brought under Bangladesh territory calling it a flagitious proposition and asked him rather to mobilize campaign for safe return of over a million Rohingyas to their homeland.

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Congo rebel leader Ntaganda convicted of crimes against humanity

08 Jul 2019 | 7:30 PM

The Hague, Jul 8 (UNI) The International Criminal Court has convicted Congolese former rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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Maryam Nawaz demands Imran Khan's resignation

Maryam Nawaz demands Imran Khan's resignation

08 Jul 2019 | 5:16 PM

Islamabad, Jul 8 (UNI) PML-N vice president and daughter of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz has demanded resignation of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over her father's incarceration in a graft case.

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Iran exceeds 3.67 pc uranium enrichment cap

Iran exceeds 3.67 pc uranium enrichment cap

08 Jul 2019 | 4:12 PM

Tehran, Jul 8 (UNI) The spokesman for Atomic Energy Organization of Iran announced that the Islamic republic crossed the limit of 3.

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Chinese VP urges world community to jointly fight terrorism

Chinese VP urges world community to jointly fight terrorism

08 Jul 2019 | 12:48 PM

Beijing, Jul 8 (UNI) Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan on Monday called on the global community to provide a common response to modern challenges and take active joint efforts in fight against transnational crime and terrorism.

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Suspected food poisoning claims life of 14 prison inmates in Tajikistan

Suspected food poisoning claims life of 14 prison inmates in Tajikistan

08 Jul 2019 | 11:51 AM

Tajikistan, Jul 8 (UNI) At least 14 prisoners have died after consuming mold-contaminated bread which was given to them during their transfer from prison in Tajikistan.

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US affirms continued support for Iraq

08 Jul 2019 | 10:58 AM

Baghdad, Jul 8 (UNI) United States has assured its full support for Iraq in the fight against terrorism and facing economic and security challenges.

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UNICEF urges parties to ensure safety of children in war torn Syria

UNICEF urges parties to ensure safety of children in war torn Syria

08 Jul 2019 | 10:41 AM

Geneva, Jul 8 (UNI) United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta Fore while condemning the recent airstrike in which seven children were killed, urged the parties to the conflict and those who have influence over them 'to ensure that children in the northwest and across Syria are protected from the ongoing violence.

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Greece elections: Conservatives wrest power from Left wing PM

Greece elections: Conservatives wrest power from Left wing PM

08 Jul 2019 | 9:52 AM

Athens, Jul 8 (UNI) Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece's parliamentary elections, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financial crisis.

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