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  • Russia starts assembling of six Sukhoi SU-30 fighter jets for Myanmar
  • Master Plan: Diggy slams BJP
  • Master Plan: Diggy slams BJP
  • Rajasthan Royals wins by 3 wickets against KKR at Eden
  • Integrated Coach Factory wins Arjan Singh Memorial Int’l hockey tournament
  • Myths of Priyanka stand eroded: Jaitley
  • Archer and Parag guides Rajasthan Royals to nervy win over KKR by 3 wickets
  • Chowkidar will never let Kashi's dignity get harmed at any cost : PM
  • Senior government officer arrested on graft charge
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Afghanistan: Over 20 militants killed, 21 villages recaptured

Afghanistan: Over 20 militants killed, 21 villages recaptured

17 Apr 2019 | 12:23 PM

Kabul, Apr 17 (UNI) At least 21 militants were killed and 21 villages have been recaptured over the past 24 hours as security forces operations against Taliban fighters are going on in parts of Afghanistan's Ghazni province, provincial government spokesman said on Wednesday.

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S Korea: 5 killed in dagger attack following arson

17 Apr 2019 | 12:05 PM

Seoul, Apr 17 (UNI) At least five people were killed while 13 others sustained injuries as a man indiscriminately stabbed fleeing people after setting fire to an apartment building in South Korea's southeastern region early on Wednesday, local media reported.

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Indonesia polls: Voting underway

Indonesia polls: Voting underway

17 Apr 2019 | 12:01 PM

Jakarta, Apr 17 (UNI) Tens of millions of Indonesians have started voting for a new president and more than 20,000 legislative seats in the nation’s biggest – and one of the world’s most complicated – ballots.

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Macron: New cathedral to be 'more beautiful' following Notre-Dame fire

Macron: New cathedral to be 'more beautiful' following Notre-Dame fire

17 Apr 2019 | 11:41 AM

Paris, Apr 17 (UNI) French President Emmanuel Macron said Notre-Dame cathedral will be rebuilt "even more beautifully" and he wanted the work to be done within five years.

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Nicaragua crisis: People hide in trucks, amongst sacks, to escape

Nicaragua crisis: People hide in trucks, amongst sacks, to escape

17 Apr 2019 | 10:45 AM

United Nations, Apr 17 (UNI) Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans, who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said.

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'No mandate' for capital gains tax in NZ

'No mandate' for capital gains tax in NZ

17 Apr 2019 | 10:34 AM

Wellington, Apr 17 (UNI) As the coalition parties were not able to reach a consensus, the New Zealand government on Wednesday ruled out implementing the capital gains tax.

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Nicaragua crisis: More than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge

Nicaragua crisis: More than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge

17 Apr 2019 | 10:25 AM

United Nations, Apr 17 (UNI) Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans, who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said.

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Paris Notre Dame fire: UNESCO ready for assistance

Paris Notre Dame fire: UNESCO ready for assistance

17 Apr 2019 | 10:21 AM

United Nations, Apr 17 (UNI) UN culture experts, who visited the Notre Dame incident site have assured of providing assistance in rebuilding the iconic structure.

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Brazil building collapse: Death toll rises to 16

17 Apr 2019 | 9:17 AM

Rio De Janerio, Apr 17 (UNI) The death toll rose to 16 following the collapse of two buildings in a part of Rio de Janeiro.

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Christchurch aftermath: Terror threat level now 'medium' in NZ

Christchurch aftermath: Terror threat level now 'medium' in NZ

17 Apr 2019 | 9:16 AM

Moscow, Apr 17 (UNI) New Zealand's terror threat level has been downgraded to medium following a terror attack in Christchurch, local media reported.

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Yemen: Trump rejects congressional resolution to end US involvement

Yemen: Trump rejects congressional resolution to end US involvement

17 Apr 2019 | 9:15 AM

Washington, Apr 17 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end US involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the White House said.

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US defence official meets Turkey envoy over security interests

17 Apr 2019 | 8:57 AM

Washington, Apr 17 (UNI) US Acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan met with Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar over mutual security interests, said the Pentagon.

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Notre Dame fire: World leaders feel sad

16 Apr 2019 | 6:31 PM

London, Apr 16 (UNI) Political and religious leaders have led the way in expressing solidarity with the people of France as the world absorbs the shocking images of the burning of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

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Russia's Parliament adopts Runet security bill

Russia's Parliament adopts Runet security bill

16 Apr 2019 | 6:11 PM

Moscow, Apr 16 (UNI) The Russian lower house of Parliament, the State Duma, has adopted a bill ensuring security and availability of Russian Internet (Runet) in case of its isolation from the global network
The bill has been drafted taking into account “a violent nature of the US National Cybersecurity Strategy adopted in September 2018,” an explanatory note to the initiative reads, says the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI).

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Jailed journalists win Pulitzer for Rohingya report

Jailed journalists win Pulitzer for Rohingya report

16 Apr 2019 | 5:44 PM

New York, Apr 16 (UNI) Jailed Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have won a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting for uncovering Rohingya killings in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

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