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  • Mt Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies
  • No code violation in Rahul's inter-action with college students, but EC seeks 'further report' on contents of speech
  • Pending salary: Mill workers resort to novel agitation
  • Cyclone Idai: '15,000 people still need to be rescued'
  • Blast erupts in factory in Egypt's Ain Sokhna, casualties reported
  • Brexit: Theresa at Brussels EU summit to urge short delay
  • Twelve rescued after blast rocks industrial park in eastern China
  • Libya at critical juncture, UN mission head tells SC
  • CM mourns passing away of former MLA & CPI(M) leader Prof Bawant Singh
  • Pak violates ceasefire twice in a day, jawan martyred on LoC
  • Aishwarya Pissay set for Portuguese round of FIM Bajas World Cup
  • Another encounter ensues b/w militants, security forces in Baramulla
  • UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader
  • Situation in Yemen dire, says OHCHR
  • D K Shivakumar meets Congress leaders in Mandya
World

Mothers teach daughters safer ways to survive rape in S Sudan

13 Mar 2019 | 11:42 AM

United Nations, Mar 13 (UNI) Sexual attacks in South Sudan are so common that mothers now teach their daughters how to survive the ordeal of being raped.

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Political power of women suffering serious regression: UNGA President

Political power of women suffering serious regression: UNGA President

13 Mar 2019 | 11:29 AM

United Nations, Mar 13 (UNI) There has been a 'serious regression' in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York.

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DRC:UN warns to prevent intercommunal reprisals

13 Mar 2019 | 11:10 AM

United Nations, Mar 13 (UNI) 'New waves of violence' could erupt 'at any time' in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the UN rights office warned, unless the Government acts to ease 'tensions and resentment' between the two communities involved.

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US House passes 3 anti-Russia bills

13 Mar 2019 | 10:37 AM

Washington, Mar 13 (UNI) The House of Representatives passed three anti-Russian bills requiring US intelligence to conduct assessments of the Russian government’s plans, examine corruption among Russian authorities and outlaw the US recognition of Crimea as a part of Russia, the texts of the documents said.

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All eyes on China as US links UNSC move on Azhar to regional peace

All eyes on China as US links UNSC move on Azhar to regional peace

13 Mar 2019 | 10:29 AM

Washington, Mar 13 (UNI) All eyes will be on China globally on Wednesday as the powerful UNSC will take up the proposal for designating Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

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Bangladesh HC questions failure to end mosquito mence at Dhaka Airport

13 Mar 2019 | 10:15 AM

Dhaka, Mar 13 (UNI) The Bangladesh High Court has questioned the authorities on their indifference and negligence in ending mosquito trouble at Dhaka’s Shahjalal International Airport.

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US: 'meaningful progress' made in talks with Taliban

US: 'meaningful progress' made in talks with Taliban

13 Mar 2019 | 10:10 AM

Washington, Mar 13 (UNI) The United States and Afghan Taliban made 'meaningful progress' in recent peace talks that concluded in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, said the US State Department.

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US builds up pressure on China to declare Azhar a global terrorist

US builds up pressure on China to declare Azhar a global terrorist

13 Mar 2019 | 9:52 AM

Washington, Mar 13 (UNI) In a major push and what is seen as the ultimate pressure on China to back the global community, the United States has said that JeM chief Masood Azhar meets UN criteria to be declared as a global terrorist and 'failure' to do so would be counter to achieve regional stability.

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Nigerian Army rescues 760 people, 55 armed men killed

Nigerian Army rescues 760 people, 55 armed men killed

13 Mar 2019 | 9:42 AM

Abuja, Mar 13 (UNI) Nigerian Army has successfully rescued around 760 people kidnapped by the Zamfara bandits while at least 55 armed men were killed during gunfights with troops, a military spokesperson said.

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US arrests ISIS cyber terrorist from Georgia

US arrests ISIS cyber terrorist from Georgia

13 Mar 2019 | 9:08 AM

Washington, Mar 13 (UNI) A woman member of the United Cyber Caliphate was arrested in Georgia and charged with recruiting terrorists and publishing lists of people for Islamic State devotees to kill, a statement US Department of Justice said.

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Ethiopian plane crash: UAE bans Boeing 737 MAX

Ethiopian plane crash: UAE bans Boeing 737 MAX

13 Mar 2019 | 8:49 AM

Dubai, Mar 13 (UNI) The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) issued a Safety Decision banning the operation of all Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets in country's airspace with effect from Wednesday, time until further notice.

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Maduro to request Russia, China,UN to investigate reasons behind blackout

13 Mar 2019 | 8:24 AM

Caracas, Mar 13 (UNI) Venezuela will request assistance from China, Cuba, Iran and Russia as well as the United Nations to investigate the recent attack on the country's power grids which left the country's vast territories without electricity for several days, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said.

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US says "no basis" to ground Boeing 737 MAX

US says "no basis" to ground Boeing 737 MAX

13 Mar 2019 | 8:21 AM

Washington, Mar 13 (UNI) The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday said that there is "no basis" for grounding Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, one of which was involved in a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people.

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British MPs again reject May's Brexit deal

British MPs again reject May's Brexit deal

13 Mar 2019 | 8:16 AM

London, Mar 13 (UNI) The British legislators have rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's updated Brexit plan, in the second meaningful vote in parliament since January, with just 17 days to go to Brexit.

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