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  • U S official calls on Myanmar to free journalists
  • Syria retains limited capability for chemical attack in future: Pentagon
  • Gun snatched from guard in J&K Bank branch, recovered
  • Uber COO faces protest from cab drivers in Hyderabad
  • J&K CS reviews law and order situation, stresses on improving vigil
  • Judge Loya case:Rajnath says judiciary can’t be misled
  • Girls to get a total of Rs 54,100 from birth to Graduation level under Kanya Utthan Yojna
  • Prez prays for country’s prosperity at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine
  • CISF apprehends one at IGI Airport for entering on fake ticket
  • Congress concerns on illegal coal mining in Meghalaya despite NGT ban
  • Nagaland villagers donate 2 Pythons to Zoological Park
  • PM holds meeting with leaders of Commonwealth nations on sidelines of CHOGM
  • Skill Odisha will be a global standard of excellence in skill making-Naveen
  • Most Indians, including those in BJP, understand truth about Amit Shah: Rahul
  • Day PDP-BJP formed Govt, Pak created unrest in J&K: Dy CM

Japan boosts assistance for vital health care in Syria

08 Apr 2018 | 6:39 AM

Damascus, Apr 8 (UNI) The Government of Japan has committed a total of US$ 5 million in new assistance to the World Health Organization (WHO) to strengthen primary health care for vulnerable populations in northern Syria and to improve secondary and tertiary care for childrenfrom across the country, including those who come from East Ghouta.

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Efforts on to bring down border Killings: BSF

Efforts on to bring down border Killings: BSF

07 Apr 2018 | 10:38 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Apr 7 (UNI) Inspector General of Border Security Force’s (BSF) South Bengal Frontier PSR Anjaneyulu has said that his force is putting in best efforts to bring down the ‘border killing’ to zero along the porous Indo-Bangla frontier.

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Indian Foreign Secretary visit to Bangladesh, may discuss Teesta

07 Apr 2018 | 10:29 PM

Dhaka, Apr 7 ( UNI) Indian foreign secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale will arrive in Dhaka on Sunday afternoon to discuss whole range of bilateral issues including the much-desired Teesta water sharing one.

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Gabor seeks to make Jobbik Hungary's official opposition

07 Apr 2018 | 2:36 PM

Budapest, Apr 7 (UNI) Gabor Vona is the opposition leader seeking to capture the protest vote against Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, an Euronews report has said.

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Brazil's Lula misses deadline for surrender to police

07 Apr 2018 | 2:32 PM

Sao Paulo, Apr 7 (UNI) Brazil's ex-President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva is holed up in a union building in his hometown, outside Sao Paulo, after missing a deadline to hand himself over to the authorities, a BBC News report said on Saturday.

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Uganda on right path to achieving Universal Health Coverage

07 Apr 2018 | 2:25 PM

Kampala, Apr 7 (UNI) Uganda is slowly but surely moving toward achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) which is the cornerstone for the attainment of Sustainable Development Goal 3 on the global development agenda.

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Canada crash: 14 killed as junior hockey team's bus and lorry collide

07 Apr 2018 | 2:12 PM

Ottawa, Apr 7 (UNI) Police in Canada has confirmed that 14 people were killed when a lorry and a bus carrying a junior ice hockey team collided, a BBC News report said on Saturday.

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Deleting FB account almost impossible, says expert

Deleting FB account almost impossible, says expert

07 Apr 2018 | 12:38 PM

London, Apr 7 (UNI) The Cambridge Analytica scandal that has plagued Facebook for weeks has pushed a number of platform users to consider closing down their accounts, however, even if people choose to their Facebook profiles, it is almost impossible to do so without leaving a digital footprint, said an Euronews report.

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Immigration: Texas sends National Guard to Mexico border

Immigration: Texas sends National Guard to Mexico border

07 Apr 2018 | 11:54 AM

San Francisco, Apr 7 (UNI) The US state of Texas is deploying National Guard members to the border with Mexico following a call from President Donald Trump, said a BBC News report on Saturday.

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UN condemns attack that killed two ‘blue helmets’ in Mali

07 Apr 2018 | 11:44 AM

United Nations, Apr 7 (UNI) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the Security Council have strongly condemned an attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali and underscored that such attacks may amount to war crimes under international law.

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Nearly 800 Venezuelans arriving in Brazil each day

07 Apr 2018 | 11:41 AM

Nation Nations, Apr 7 (UNI) The United Nations refugee agency is scaling up its assistance to the rapidly growing number of Venezuelans arriving in Brazil, with daily arrivals averaging 800 in recent days amid the worsening political and socio-economic situation in their country.

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Can world muster will to prevent new atrocities?

07 Apr 2018 | 11:35 AM

United Nations, Apr 7 (UNI) As the world officially remembers the genocidal murder of 800,000 Rwandans in 1994, United Nations leaders warn that ethnic cleansing and mass atrocities continue to blight humanity and call for sharper action to prevent such wholesale violations.

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Universal health coverage key to safer, fairer world

07 Apr 2018 | 11:28 AM

United Nations, Apr 7 (UNI) The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has marked World Health Day, and the agency’s 70th anniversary, with a strong call for universal health coverage, to ensure that all people can get quality health services, where and when they need them, without suffering financial hardship.

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UNSC condemns fresh attack in Mali

07 Apr 2018 | 11:23 AM

United Nations, Apr 7 (UNI) The United Nations Security Council has condemned “in the strongest terms” the attack on a vehicle of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) that killed a Nigerien peacekeeper in Gao.

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Deuba terms white paper ‘fabricated’ and ‘misleading’

07 Apr 2018 | 11:13 AM

Kathmandu, Apr 7 (UNI) Nepali Congress president and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the white paper about the nation’s economy issued by the government recently was ‘fabricated’ and ‘misleading’, a report in The Kathmandu Post said.

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