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  • SP PATRIACH MULAYAM SINGH YADAV LEADING FROM UP'S MAINPURI
  • UPA CHAIRPERSON SONIA GANDHI LEADING FROM RAE BARELI
  • 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
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Sudan crisis: Military and Opp agree 3-yr transition

Sudan crisis: Military and Opp agree 3-yr transition

15 May 2019 | 6:49 PM

Khartoum, May 15 (UNI) Sudan's military leaders have announced an agreement with the opposition alliance for a three-year transition period to a civilian administration.

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Nigerians ordered to appear in person for US visa

15 May 2019 | 6:34 PM

Abuja, May 15 (UNI) The US embassy in Nigeria has announced it is no longer accepting visa renewal applications via international courier service DHL.

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Forty five Bangladeshi National missing in Mediterranean boat capsize : foreign ministry

Forty five Bangladeshi National missing in Mediterranean boat capsize : foreign ministry

15 May 2019 | 6:30 PM

Dhaka, May 15 ( UNI) An official in Bangladesh foreign ministry on Tuesday said around 40-45 Bangladesh nationals remain missing after Friday's boat capsize in the Mediterranean Sea while attempting to reach Europe from Libya.

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Nigerians arrested for eating during Ramadan fast

15 May 2019 | 6:28 PM

Abuja, May 15 (UNI) The Islamic Sharia police in northern Nigeria's Kano state briefly detained 80 people accused of eating in public, rather than fasting from dawn to sunset as Muslims are required to do during their holy month of Ramadan.

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Social media shut in Eritrea

15 May 2019 | 6:24 PM

Asmara, May 15 (UNI) Social media services have been blocked in Eritrea, with people now sending messages via VPN.

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I&B Secretary Amit Khare inaugurates Indian pavilion at Cannes

I&B Secretary Amit Khare inaugurates Indian pavilion at Cannes

15 May 2019 | 6:21 PM

Cannes, May 15 (UNI) Indian pavilion at Cannes film festival opened on Wednesday with the government and the country’s film industry lauding the role of regional cinema for the growth of cinema.

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Iran drops limitations on uranium enrichment laid under JCPOA

15 May 2019 | 5:48 PM

Tehran, May 15 (UNI) Iran formally dropped the commitment to cap uranium enrichment and the production of heavy water that were laid under the Iran nuclear deal also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), an official at the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) told Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) on Wednesday.

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US pulls 'non-emergency staff' from Iraq

US pulls 'non-emergency staff' from Iraq

15 May 2019 | 5:42 PM

Washington, May 15 (UNI) The US state department has ordered the departure of "non-emergency employees" from Iraq, amid rising tensions between the US and Iraq's neighbour Iran.

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Eurovision 2019: Australia among first finalists

15 May 2019 | 5:04 PM

London, May 15 (UNI) Australia will take part in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest for the fifth year running after making it through this year's first semi-final, said a BBC News report on Wednesday.

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Merkel says Germany will be CO2 neutral by 2015

Merkel says Germany will be CO2 neutral by 2015

15 May 2019 | 4:55 PM

Berlin, May 15 (UNI) Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to create a plan to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050, according to an Euronews report.

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Eurovision Contest: Madonna's performance in doubt

Eurovision Contest: Madonna's performance in doubt

15 May 2019 | 4:34 PM

Geneva, May 15 (UNI) Eurovision has said Madonna might not perform at the song contest on May 18, stating the singer had not yet signed a contract with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).

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Brexit: MPs to vote on withdrawal bill in early June

Brexit: MPs to vote on withdrawal bill in early June

15 May 2019 | 4:20 PM

London, May 15 (UNI) Theresa May is giving MPs another chance to vote on Brexit in early June - whether or not the government and Labour have reached a deal by then.

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Huawei says willing to sign 'no-spy' agreements

Huawei says willing to sign 'no-spy' agreements

15 May 2019 | 3:46 PM

Beijing, May 15 (UNI) Huawei is "willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments" including the UK, its chairman Liang Hua said.

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Myanmar: Conflict resolution at total standstill

Myanmar: Conflict resolution at total standstill

15 May 2019 | 3:20 PM

United Nations, May 15 (UNI) Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFM) has said, urging the international community to cut off all financial and other support to them.

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UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices

15 May 2019 | 3:10 PM

United Nations, May 15 (UNI) Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency has said.

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