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  • INLD legislator Gangwa from Haryana joins BJP
  • UP BJP MLA was shot during Holi
  • 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
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Brexit: UK house of commons to vote again on Tuesday

Brexit: UK house of commons to vote again on Tuesday

12 Mar 2019 | 1:10 PM

London, Mar 12 (UNI) The lower house of the British Parliament will vote on the Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal agreement on Tuesday, just over two months after rejecting it in January by 432 votes to 202.

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Afghanistan: 11 cops killed in clashes

Afghanistan: 11 cops killed in clashes

12 Mar 2019 | 12:22 PM

Kabul, Mar 12 (UNI) At least 11 police officers were killed after Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints in Afghanistan's western province of Badghis, local media reported on Tuesday.

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UN unveils global influenza strategy to prevent ‘real’ threat of pandemic

12 Mar 2019 | 12:15 PM

United Nations, Mar 12 (UNI) A new UN-led plan has been unveiled to tackle the estimated one billion cases of influenza which occur each year, and protect against the 'real' threat of a global pandemic, the head of the organisation’s health agency said.

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Malawi flood victims: UN chief extends condolences to families

Malawi flood victims: UN chief extends condolences to families

12 Mar 2019 | 12:15 PM

United Nations, Mar 12 (UNI) UN Secretary-General António Guterres has extended his condolences to the families of flood victims across Malawi, where at least 23 have died in recent days, and to the Government and citizens of the country.

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Afghanistan faces ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote

12 Mar 2019 | 11:50 AM

United Nations, Mar 12 (UNI) The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council that “daunting challenges” remain.

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UN rights expert calls for end to ‘purgatory’ of ‘int'l inaction’ facing Rohingya

12 Mar 2019 | 11:08 AM

United Nations, Mar 12 (UNI) A humanitarian crisis fuelled by the suppression of basic human rights is continuing across Myanmar’s Rakhine state, a UN Human Rights Council-appointed expert said, in an appeal for alleged atrocities there to be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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Armed men attack kills 16 in Nigeria

Armed men attack kills 16 in Nigeria

12 Mar 2019 | 10:59 AM

Abuja, Mar 12 (UNI) A new attack by the armed men killed 16 people in a village in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna, local police said on Monday.

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UN condemns dozens killed by new airstrikes in Yemen

UN condemns dozens killed by new airstrikes in Yemen

12 Mar 2019 | 10:46 AM

United Nations, Mar 12 (UNI) Reports from Yemen’s Hajjah Governorate indicated that scores of civilians have been killed following airstrikes that hit residential areas over the past two days.

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Annual UN women activists’ summit opens

12 Mar 2019 | 10:45 AM

United Nations, Mar 12 (UNI) A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman, who dreams of having affordable health care, were among the speakers opening the United Nation’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights.

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UNGA President expresses sadness over Ethiopia plane crash

UNGA President expresses sadness over Ethiopia plane crash

12 Mar 2019 | 10:29 AM

United Nations, Mar 12 (UNI) United Nations flags flew at half-mast around the world to honour the 157 people killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash, including at least 21 UN workers.

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UN chief pays tributes to UN workers who died in Ethiopia crash

12 Mar 2019 | 9:32 AM

United Nations, Mar 12 (UNI) United Nations flags flew at half-mast around the world to honour the 157 people killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash, including at least 21 UN workers.

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China-US discuss trade agreement over Phone

12 Mar 2019 | 9:07 AM

Beijing, Mar 12 (UNI) Chinese Vice Premier Liu He discussed the key issues relating to the Chinese-US trade agreement in a phone conversation with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said in a statement.

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Maduro: Two suspected of sabotage on Venezuela's power system detained

12 Mar 2019 | 8:55 AM

Caracas, Mar 12 (UNI) The Venezuelan authorities have detained two people on suspicion of attempted sabotage on the country's power system, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

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Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi assures US about firm steps against terror

12 Mar 2019 | 8:43 AM

Washington, Mar 12 (UNI) Under intense global pressure to deliver on terror front, Pakistan has assured the United States that it will deal firmly with all terrorists and take steps to de-escalate tension with India.

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Gokhale meets Pompeo: Both agree on need for Pak to dismantle terror hubs

Gokhale meets Pompeo: Both agree on need for Pak to dismantle terror hubs

11 Mar 2019 | 9:25 PM

Washington, Mar 11 (UNI) Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday called on US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo here and both sides agreed that Pakistan "needs to take concerted action to dismantle the terrorist infrastructures" and deny safe haven to all terrorist groups.

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