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  • Facebook admits Cambridge Analytica scandal cost up to $5Bln in US penalties - Statement
  • Pompeo says 'every indication' Sri Lanka terror attacks at least inspired by Islamic State
  • US Navy to christen new guided missile destroyer on Saturday - Pentagon
  • Shivraj slams Nath on transfers’ issue
  • Shivraj slams Nath on transfers’ issue
  • Algerian supreme court to try former energy minister over corruption charges
  • AB de villliers scores match winning unbeaten 82 in RCB's 17 runs win against KXIP
  • Death toll of clashes in Libya's capital rises to 272: WHO
  • Kenyan court finds Briton guilty of possessing bomb-making materials
  • Ajay Singh’s indecent comment against Riti Pathak
  • Ajay Singh’s indecent comment against Riti Pathak
World

Protect women’s rights before, during and after conflict: UN chief

24 Apr 2019 | 4:08 PM

United Nations, Apr 24 (UNI) Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has told the Security Council during a high-level debate.

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Indonesia issues stamp on Ramayan marking 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations

Indonesia issues stamp on Ramayan marking 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations

24 Apr 2019 | 4:06 PM

Jakarta, Apr 24 (UNI) Indonesia has released a special stamp on Ramayana, commemorating the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations with India.

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Myanmar's top court squashes hope for Reuters reporters by rejecting their pleas

Myanmar's top court squashes hope for Reuters reporters by rejecting their pleas

24 Apr 2019 | 3:05 PM

Yangon, Apr 24 (UNI) Myanmar's top court has rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters, who are serving a sentence of seven years for breaking the Official Secrets Act.

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Sri Lanka to restructure security agencies, toll rises to 359

Sri Lanka to restructure security agencies, toll rises to 359

24 Apr 2019 | 2:48 PM

Colombo, Apr 24 (UNI) Sri Lanka will restructure its police and other branches of the security apparatus within a week following a series of terrorist bombings in the island-nations which has claimed 359 lives.

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Controlled explosion carried out in Sri Lanka's south city

Controlled explosion carried out in Sri Lanka's south city

24 Apr 2019 | 2:24 PM

Katuwana (Sri Lanka), Apr 24 (UNI) Sri Lanka’s security forces have carried out a controlled explosion after a suspicious parcel was found in a restaurant in the southern city here, media reported on Wednesday, citing police.

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UK gov't blocks Huawei company from core parts of 5G network

24 Apr 2019 | 1:10 PM

London, Apr 24 (UNI) Theresa May government will restrict China's Huawei Technologies from all core parts of the 5G network as the world's biggest producer of telecoms equipment is feared to be a vehicle for Chinese spy operations.

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Sri Lanka Attack: Out of nine suicide bombers, one confirmed to be woman

Sri Lanka Attack: Out of nine suicide bombers, one confirmed to be woman

24 Apr 2019 | 1:01 PM

Colombo, Apr 24 (UNI) Sri Lanka Deputy Defence Minister told media on Wednesday that out of the nine suicide bombers, who carried out massive blasts across country on Easter, one was woman.

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Myanmar: About 50 buried alive at Jade mine

Myanmar: About 50 buried alive at Jade mine

24 Apr 2019 | 12:52 PM

Kachin (Myanmar), Apr 24 (UNI) More than 50 people are missing and feared dead after a mudslide buried workers at a jade mine here.

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US Lockheed Martin sets up F-16 production line

US Lockheed Martin sets up F-16 production line

24 Apr 2019 | 12:01 PM

Washington, Apr 24 (UNI) US security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin has said that it will run a new F-16 fighter production line later this year.

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Daniel Pearl Case: Last wanted terrorist arrested at Pak-Afghan border

Daniel Pearl Case: Last wanted terrorist arrested at Pak-Afghan border

24 Apr 2019 | 11:48 AM

Peshawar, Apr 24 (UNI) Pakistan has arrested the last terrorist wanted in the 2002 kidnapping and killing of Jewish-American journalist Daniel Pearl.

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Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa stands against polio vaccination due to side-effect rumours

24 Apr 2019 | 10:21 AM

Peshawar, Apr 24 (UNI) The polio vaccination campaign in many areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area in Pakistan was halted as mass hysteria persisted following rumours that some children had allegedly suffered reactions, even deaths, because of polio vaccines, leading to refusal rate in thousands.

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NASA's InSight lander detects 1st likely marsquake

NASA's InSight lander detects 1st likely marsquake

24 Apr 2019 | 10:10 AM

Los Angeles, Apr 23 (UNI) NASA's Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely "marsquake", said a release of NASA on Tuesday.

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Sri Lanka detains 18 more people over Easter blasts

Sri Lanka detains 18 more people over Easter blasts

24 Apr 2019 | 9:48 AM

Colombo, Apr 24 (UNI) The Sri Lankan authorities arrest 18 more people over suspected involvement in a series of deadly attacks.

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Trump meets Twitter CEO over lost followers

24 Apr 2019 | 9:28 AM

Washington, Apr 24 (UNI) United States President Donald Trump is upset over loosing his twitter followers and thereby attacked the social media company over his allegations it is biased against conservatives.

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Three killed in chemical plant blast in N China

Three killed in chemical plant blast in N China

24 Apr 2019 | 8:49 AM

Hohhot, Apr 24 (UNI) Three people were killed and five others injured in a chemical plant explosion in the city of Ulanqab, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on early Wednesday morning, local authorities said.

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