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  • Temple tragedy: Two more people taken into custody in connection with death of 13 devotees
  • 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
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US House calls Rohingya crisis a 'genocide'

US House calls Rohingya crisis a 'genocide'

14 Dec 2018 | 10:22 AM

Washington, Dec 14 (UNI) The house of representative on Thursday passed a resolution declaring that Myanmar’s military has carried out a genocide against Rohingya Muslims and urged Mike Pompeo to take a stand .

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Landmark bill legalising abortion passes Irish legislature

14 Dec 2018 | 10:19 AM

Dublin, Dec 14 (UNI) Seanad Eireann, the upper house of the Irish legislature Oireachtas, passed the historic bill legalising abortion for the first time in the country's history, local media reported.

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Trump's new Africa strategy to counter Chinese and Russian influence

Trump's new Africa strategy to counter Chinese and Russian influence

14 Dec 2018 | 10:11 AM

Washington, Dec 14 ( UNI) Africa is a strategic battleground where countering China and Russia’s growing influence will be the top U.S. priority, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Thursday as he unveiled the Trump administration’s new approach on the continent.

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Our Brexit deal is at risk, PM Theresa May warns EU leaders

Our Brexit deal is at risk, PM Theresa May warns EU leaders

14 Dec 2018 | 10:02 AM

Brussels, Dec 14 (UNI) The UK government told the European Union it must compromise on its opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans or risk a “no deal” Brexit, as the timeline for reaching an agreement slipped back.

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US house panel probes foreign donations to Clinton Foundation

14 Dec 2018 | 9:53 AM

Washington, Dec 14 (UNI) Members of a US House oversight committee grilled witnesses over the possibility that foreign powers that donated to the Clinton Foundation expected favors in return, a tactic also known as "pay-to-play.

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EU to publish details on preparation for No-Deal Brexit on Dec 19

14 Dec 2018 | 9:29 AM

Brussels, Dec 14 (UNI) The European Commission will publish materials on preparation for the UK withdrawal from the bloc without a bilateral agreement on Wednesday, the commission’s president, Jean-Claude Juncker, said.

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US citizens hired via LinkedIn for secret operations in Ukraine

14 Dec 2018 | 9:22 AM

Vienna, Dec 14 (Sputnik) The Russian Mission to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has noted a job advertisement published on the LinkedIn social network with an intent to hire US citizens for participation in secret operations in Ukraine, Russian Permanent Representative to OSCE Alexander Lukashevich said.

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Brexit backstop 'Insurance Policy' to prevent hard border on island of Ireland

14 Dec 2018 | 9:18 AM

London, Dec 14 (Sputnik) The European Council said that the Northern Ireland backstop under the UK withdrawal deal was intended as an insurance policy aimed at preventing the establishment of a hard border on the island of Ireland.

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Brother of Suspected Strasbourg Shooter Detained in Algeria - Reports

14 Dec 2018 | 8:50 AM

MOSCOW, Dec14 (Sputnik) A brother of Cherif Chekatt, the suspected attacker in the Strasbourg Christmas market shooting, has been captured in Algeria, French media reported.

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Senate passes resolution naming crown prince 'responsible' for Khashoggi's death

14 Dec 2018 | 5:13 AM

Washington, Dec 14 (UNI) The US senate on Thursday passed a resolution naming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as "responsible" for US -based journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death.

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Senate passes resolution naming crown prince 'responsible' for Khashoggi's death

14 Dec 2018 | 5:11 AM

Washington, Dec 14 (UNI) The US senate on Thursday passed a resolution naming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as "responsible" for US -based journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death.

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NASA Successfully Tests Orion Launch Abort System - Northrop Grumman

14 Dec 2018 | 4:50 AM

Washington, Dec 14 (Sputnik) The Orion spacecraft competed a successful cold weather ground test of a launch abort system, aerospace giant Northrop Grumman said in a press release.

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US, Germany Launch Anti-Terror Program to Counter Drone Threats - State Dept.

14 Dec 2018 | 4:47 AM

Washington, Dec 14 (Sputnik) The United States and Germany launched a new initiative at a meeting in Berlin to counter the growing threat of terrorists using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) or drones to carry out attacks, the State Department said in a press release.

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Israel says to continue building settlements in West Bank following Palestinian attack

14 Dec 2018 | 4:43 AM

Jerusalem, Dec 14 (Xinhua) Israel said on Thursday that it will continue home demolition of the assailants and build new homes for settlers, following a deadly Palestinian attack in the West Bank.

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Ethiopia signs 244 million USD road project agreements with four Chinese firms

14 Dec 2018 | 4:40 AM

Addis Ababa, Dec 14 (Xinhua) The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) on Thursday signed four road projects agreements worth 244 million U.

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