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  • Counting of votes begins in MP
  • Venezuela's Maduro accuses Opposition Leader Guaido of stealing Citgo oil refiner
  • Counting for two seats begins in Manipur
  • Counting for 17 LS seats begins in Telangana
  • NARENDRA MODI LEADING IN POSTAL BALLOTS COUNTING IN VARANASI
  • Counting of votes for 14 Lok Sabha seats of Jharkhand kick starts
  • UNION HOME MINISTER RAJNATH SINGH LEADING IN POSTAL BALLOT COUNTING FROM LUCKNOW
  • Counting for assembly and LS seats begins in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections begins in Bihar amid tight security
  • Counting for Pondy LS seat, Assembly Byelection begins
  • Counting begins in Mizoram for lone LS Seat
  • Counting of votes begins in all the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka
  • Counting of votes for 21 LS and 146 Assembly seats begins in Odisha amid tight security
  • Counting begins eight LS seats in Marathwada region
  • Counting of votes starts at 77 centres in UP for 80 Lok Sabha seats
World

Sudan crisis: Talks stall as military demands barricades removed

16 May 2019 | 6:58 PM

Khartoum, May 16 (UNI) Talks on moving Sudan towards civilian rule have been suspended for three days by the country's military leaders, who demand protesters clear roadblocks.

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Belgium ex-King faces fine if refuses DNA test

16 May 2019 | 6:54 PM

Brussels, May 16 (UNI) A Belgian appeals court has ruled that former King Albert II is to be fined €5,000 (£4,370) a day if he refuses to undergo a DNA test.

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Bob Hawke: Australia's former PM dies at 89

16 May 2019 | 6:50 PM

Canberra, May 16 (UNI) Former Australian prime minister and Labor Party leader Bob Hawke, who dominated the country's politics in the 1980s, has died at the age of 89.

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Dutch intelligence investigating alleged espionage activity by Huawei

16 May 2019 | 6:16 PM

Europaweg, May 16 (UNI) General Intelligence and Security Service of the Netherlands is investigating the possibility that Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is involved in espionage activity for the Chinese government by leaving a possibility for unauthorized access to customer data of a large Dutch telecommunications company, media reported on Thursday.

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Discussed specific steps for cooperation with India: US Navy chief

16 May 2019 | 6:04 PM

Washington, May 16 (UNI) India and the United States considered specific steps for further cooperation between navies of the two countries during Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson's visit this week.

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Former Australian PM Bob Hawke passes away aged 89

16 May 2019 | 5:22 PM

Sydney, May 16 (UNI) Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke died at his Sydney residence on Thursday, aged 89.

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Japan PM meets Iran's Zarif, voices hope for continued implementation of JCPOA

16 May 2019 | 5:09 PM

Tokyo, May 16 (UNI) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Thursday at his residence in Tokyo and expressed his hope for the continued implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, reaffirming that Japan would maintain and develop friendly relations with Tehran, Japanese media reported.

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Austria passes law to ban headscarves donned by minority girls in elementary schools

Austria passes law to ban headscarves donned by minority girls in elementary schools

16 May 2019 | 5:02 PM

Vienna, May 16 (UNI) Austrian parliament has passed a law that aims to ban headscarves worn by girls from minority community in elementary schools, with the legislation now expected to be challenged in the nation's top court.

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Saudi king invites B'desh PM to OIC summit

Saudi king invites B'desh PM to OIC summit

16 May 2019 | 4:19 PM

Dhaka, May 16 (UNI) Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has invited Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend the 14th Islamic Summit of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to be held at Makkah at the end of Ramadan.

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Pakistan: 15 injured in blast in eastern Punjab

16 May 2019 | 4:09 PM

Islamabad, May 16 (UNI) At least 15 people were injured on Thursday when a blast hit a bank in Sadiqabad city of Pakistan's eastern Punjab province, an official said.

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HIV outbreak sparks panic in Pakistan

HIV outbreak sparks panic in Pakistan

16 May 2019 | 3:44 PM

Islamabad, May 16 (UNI) Parents flock to screening rooms set up at a makeshift clinic to test their children for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe.

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Pak airspace to remain closed for Indian flights till May 30

Pak airspace to remain closed for Indian flights till May 30

16 May 2019 | 3:35 PM

Islamabad, May 16 (UNI) Pakistan Government has decided not to open its airspace for the Indian flights till May 30.

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Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan, MUFG fined billions for Cartel

16 May 2019 | 3:34 PM

Brussels, May 16 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) said in a statement on Thursday that it had fined five banks 1.

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Biscuit heiress apologises over Nazi-era labour comments

Biscuit heiress apologises over Nazi-era labour comments

16 May 2019 | 2:56 PM

Berlin, May 16 (UNI) The heiress of a German biscuit company has apologised for saying the firm "did nothing wrong" in its use of forced labour during Nazi rule.

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North Korea suffers worst drought in decades

North Korea suffers worst drought in decades

16 May 2019 | 2:47 PM

Seoul, May 16 (UNI) North Korea has said it is suffering its worst drought in 37 years and called on its citizens to "battle" against the crop damage caused by it.

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