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  • Britain's anti-EU party launch populist manifesto, demand clean Brexit
  • N Korea's Kim wants another Trump summit to speed denuclearisation -S Korea's Moon
  • Ugandan musician turned MP vows to continue "fight for freedom" against government
  • Trump releases first two names of U S war dead handed over by N Korea
  • Maryland woman kills 3 people and herself in warehouse gun rampage
  • Thousands gather in Barcelona as anniversary of independence vote approaches
  • UK PM's Brexit plans opposed by 40 rebels in her party: former Brexit minister
  • Shooting at Rite Aid warehouse in Maryland leaves 4 dead, including suspect
  • U S sanctions China for buying Russia war planes, missiles
  • At least 42 drowned in Lake Victoria ferry sinking, death toll could top 200 - officials
  • Asia Cup: Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 136 runs
  • Trump releases first two names of U S war dead handed over by N Korea
  • More than 200 people feared drowned after ferry sinks in Tanzania's Lake Victoria - government
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Pakistan Punjab braces for smog control

10 Sep 2018 | 1:40 PM

Islamabad, Sep 10 (UNI) Pakistan Punjab Environment Secretary Dr Zafar Nasrullah Khan has issued instructions to all field formations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for taking preemptive measures to control smog and air pollution in the province during the winter.

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Pakistan: PTI govt's focus on expenditure cuts

10 Sep 2018 | 1:34 PM

Islamabad, Sep 10 (UNI) The new government’s policies appear to be taking shape with an apparent focus on expenditure cuts and demand compression as it attempts to bridge the twin fiscal and current account deficits, said a Dawn report.

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Vice Prez stresses on need to preserve true values of Hinduism

Vice Prez stresses on need to preserve true values of Hinduism

10 Sep 2018 | 1:22 PM

Chicago, Sep 10 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has stressed on the need of preserving the true values of Hinduism to alter ill-informed opinions and attitudes, the media reports here said.

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Les Moonves resigns from CBS after sexual misconduct allegations

10 Sep 2018 | 1:18 PM

New York, Sep 10 (UNI) The head of US media giant CBS, Les Moonves, has resigned with immediate effect after allegations of sexual misconduct, said a BBC News report on Monday.

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Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down in September 2019

10 Sep 2018 | 1:13 PM

Beijing, Sep 10 (UNI) Jack Ma, the executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has said he plans to step down in a year.

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Swedish election: Main blocs neck and neck as nationalists gain

10 Sep 2018 | 1:10 PM

stockholm, Sep 10 (UNI) The Swedish general election has left the two main political blocs almost tied, with the anti-immigration party making gains on its previous results, according to a BBC News report on Monday.

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Thapa, new Army chief of Nepal

Thapa, new Army chief of Nepal

10 Sep 2018 | 11:29 AM

Kathmandu, Sep 10 (UNI) Newly appointed Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Purna Chandra Thapa took the oath of office and secrecy at a ceremony organised at the President’s Office in Sheetal Niwas on Sunday.

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Job fair for Indian amnesty-seekers in Abu Dhabi

10 Sep 2018 | 9:17 AM

Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (UNI) Indian amnesty-seekers, who want to continue working in the UAE, will soon get an opportunity to fulfill their aspiration.

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Pakistan, China to invite “third-country” investors to be part of $60 billion CPEC project

10 Sep 2018 | 8:48 AM

Islamabad, Sep 10 (UNI) Pakistan and China will formally invite “third-country” investors to be part of the $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and add social sector and regional development schemes to the existing portfolio of CPEC projects.

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Middle age drinkers in England advised more 'alcohol-free' days

10 Sep 2018 | 8:33 AM

London, Sep 10 (UNI) In an effort to curtail health risks, Public Health England (PHE) and the Drinkaware Trust, the alcohol awareness charity, will on Monday jointly launch a campaign --Drink Free Days--to help people cut down on alcohol consumption.

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Modi, Hasina to inaugurate two rail projects on Monday

Modi, Hasina to inaugurate two rail projects on Monday

09 Sep 2018 | 10:51 PM

Dhaka, Sep 9 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh
Hasina will inaugurate the construction work of two railway projects through video-conferencing
on Monday.

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Modi, Hasina to open 500 MW power supply to B'desh

09 Sep 2018 | 10:49 PM

Dhaka, Sep 9 (UNI) Five hundred MW more electricity is going to be added to the national grid
of Bangladesh from India tomorrow as part of India-Bangladesh cooperation in power and energy
sector.

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Countries set to take on deadly livestock-killing disease

Countries set to take on deadly livestock-killing disease

09 Sep 2018 | 8:45 PM

United Nations, Sep 9 (UNI) Gathered at a major United Nations agricultural conference, over 45 countries pledged to eradicate by 2030 a highly contagious and devastating disease responsible for the death of millions of small farm animals, at cost of more than $2 billion each year.

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Indians in US should not forget their roots: Vice Prez

Indians in US should not forget their roots: Vice Prez

09 Sep 2018 | 5:22 PM

Chicago, Sep 9 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday advised the Indian diaspora not to forget their spiritual and cultural roots and contribute their mite towards building a new and resurgent India.

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PM Khan's sons in Pakistan for 4-day break

09 Sep 2018 | 5:13 PM

Islamabad, Sep 9 (UNI) The children of Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan have arrived here for 4-day break.

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