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  • Counting of votes begins in Gujarat
  • Counting begins for two LS seats in Meghalaya
  • Xiamen Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for grounding 737 MAX Jets - Reports
  • Counting begins in Bengal at 8 AM
  • 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
World

Leader of Eta Basque rebels arrested in France

16 May 2019 | 2:42 PM

Paris, May 16 (UNI) The political leader of the Basque separatist group Eta has been arrested in the French Alps after 17 years on the run, officials say.

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One-in-seven babies worldwide weigh less than 5.5 pounds

One-in-seven babies worldwide weigh less than 5.5 pounds

16 May 2019 | 2:07 PM

United Nations, May 16 (UNI) Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, urges a United Nations-backed report released.

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Trump signs full pardon for former media baron

16 May 2019 | 2:01 PM

Washington, May 16 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black.

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Trump declares national emergency over IT threats

Trump declares national emergency over IT threats

16 May 2019 | 1:55 PM

Washington, May 16 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries".

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Is politics toxic for women in Australia?

16 May 2019 | 1:50 PM

Sydney, May 16 (UNI) Australian women in politics have had enough!
According to a report by Frances Mao of the BBC News, a slew of allegations of sexist bullying and misogyny have emerged in recent years, while at the same time the country has steadily tumbled down the global rankings for female political representation.

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Yemen war: Millions of children at risk

Yemen war: Millions of children at risk

16 May 2019 | 1:42 PM

United Nations, May 15 (UNI) “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has told the 15 members of the Security Council, in an impassioned plea for action to end four years of fighting which has left at least 7,300 children killed or seriously injured.

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Philippines recalls envoy to Canada in row over rubbish

Philippines recalls envoy to Canada in row over rubbish

16 May 2019 | 1:13 PM

Manila, May 16 (UNI) The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row over the disposal of waste wrongly labelled as recyclable.

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Japan, Iran foreign ministers calls on Tehran to preserve Iran Nuclear deal

Japan, Iran foreign ministers calls on Tehran to preserve Iran Nuclear deal

16 May 2019 | 11:05 AM

Tokyo, May 16 (UNI) Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Thursday called on Tehran to preserve the Iran nuclear deal, despite the United States' decision to withdraw from the agreement and tighten economic sanctions.

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Niger Loses 29 Soldiers in Ambush Near Mali Border

Niger Loses 29 Soldiers in Ambush Near Mali Border

16 May 2019 | 9:34 AM

Niamey, May 16 (UNI) Twenty-nine soldiers were killed and several others wounded in an ambush by armed individuals on a military patrol near the Malian border, local media reported on Thursday.

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Putin urges Iran to stick to nuclear deal

Putin urges Iran to stick to nuclear deal

16 May 2019 | 8:50 AM

Tehran, May 16 (UNI) Russian President Vladimir Putin has been urging Iran's leadership to stick to the nuclear deal, despite the US withdrawal from it.

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France, NZ starts new initiative to eliminate extremist content online

France, NZ starts new initiative to eliminate extremist content online

16 May 2019 | 8:27 AM

Paris, May 16 (UNI) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and France President Emmanuel Macron have jointly initiated a plan - Christchurch Call to Action - to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online.

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Trump to visit S Korea in June

Trump to visit S Korea in June

16 May 2019 | 8:16 AM

Washington, May 16 (UNI) US President Donald Trump will visit South Korea in late June to discuss efforts to denuclearise the Korean peninsula, the White House said in a statement.

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US suspends flight operations to Venezuela

US suspends flight operations to Venezuela

16 May 2019 | 8:11 AM

Washington, May 16 (UNI) The US transportation department has ordered the suspension of all flights between the United States and Venezuela due to security concerns, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao said in notice on Thursday.

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Trump to visit S Korea in June

Trump to visit S Korea in June

16 May 2019 | 7:49 AM

Washington, May 16 (US) US President Donald Trump will visit South Korea in late June to discuss efforts to denuclearise the Korean peninsula, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Former Zambian minister arrested

15 May 2019 | 7:06 PM

Lusaka, May 15 (UNI) Authorities in Zambia have arrested an ex-government minister for "for abuse of authority of office", a statement from Zambian anti-corruption and anti-money laundering agencies said.

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