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  • Actress-Director Vijaya Nirmala Passes away
  • Putin, Trump to meet in Osaka on Friday - reports
  • Egypt qualify for AFCON knockouts after 2-0 win over DR Congo
  • US watchdog requests documents on Trump’s Saudi nuclear deal
  • US fails to provide protection, services to ensure wellbeing of migrant children - UNICEF
  • Venezuelan authorities capture participants of latest coup attempt - Maduro
  • New bidding process has no negative impact on Olympics, says Bach
  • At least 15 people killed, 75 injured in stampede at Madagascar stadium - Reports
  • IOC membership expands to 105 as 10 new members elected
  • Trump says he will have 'Very Good Conversation' with Putin at G20 summit in Osaka
  • Trump rules out possibility of meeting DPRK's Kim during Asia trip
  • PM leaves for Japan to attend G 20 Summit
  • Pakistan beat New Zealand by six wickets
  • Pakistan beat New Zealand by six wickets
  • Pakistan beat New Zealand by six wickets
World

Kim's Kimono underwear meets Japanese backlash

26 Jun 2019 | 1:17 PM

Tokyo, Jun 26 (UNI) The reality star, Kim Kardashian West, has angered people in Japan with the launch of her new shapewear brand, Kimono Intimates.

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Pak politician attacks journalist during a live TV debate

26 Jun 2019 | 1:07 PM

Karachi, Jun 26 (UNI) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader, Masroor Ali Siyal, has been roundly criticised for assaulting Karachi Press Club President Imtiaz Khan Faran, said the media reports here.

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NASA discovers 'soccer balls' in space

NASA discovers 'soccer balls' in space

26 Jun 2019 | 1:02 PM

New York, Jun 26 (UNI) There's a football world cup game going on in the space. And the matches may just help us decode ancient mysteries of the universe. Scientists observing NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope data discovered that space is filled with little 'soccer balls', which are basically tiny electrically-charged molecules.

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Hong Kong protesters march to G20 consulates seeking int'l pressure on China

26 Jun 2019 | 12:50 PM

Beijing, Jun 26 (UNI) Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong are marching on Wednesday toward 19 consulates of G20 member states ahead of the upcoming summit demanding international pressure be put on China over the controversial extradition bill, local media reported.

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Over 100 migrant children returned to 'horrific' border station

Over 100 migrant children returned to 'horrific' border station

26 Jun 2019 | 12:40 PM

New York, Jun 26 (UNI) More than 100 migrant children have been returned to a Texas border station just a day after being transferred, US border officials say.

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Australia fire: Three children killed in house blaze

26 Jun 2019 | 12:39 PM

Sydney, Jun 26 (UNI) Three children have died in a house fire in the Australian state of New South Wales, police say.

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Moratorium call on surveillance technology should be banned: UN expert

26 Jun 2019 | 12:19 PM

United Nations, Jun 26 (UNI) Surveillance technology should be banned immediately until 'effective' national or international controls are put in place to lessen its harmful impact, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said.

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UNSC approves resolution to create political mission in Haiti

26 Jun 2019 | 11:17 AM

United Nations, Jun 26 (UNI) The Security Council has approved a resolution to create a UN 'Integrated Office' in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance.

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Palestine refugee agency promotes UN values of human rights: Guterres

Palestine refugee agency promotes UN values of human rights: Guterres

26 Jun 2019 | 11:11 AM

United Nations Jun 26 (UNI) The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as well as democracy and conflict resolution, should be viewed "not only as our common responsibility, but as our common success", said Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

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World faces climate apartheid risk, 120 more million in poverty: UN expert

World faces climate apartheid risk, 120 more million in poverty: UN expert

26 Jun 2019 | 10:43 AM

United Nations Jun 26 (UNI) Climate change 'threatens to undo the last 50 years' of development, global health and poverty reduction, a United Nations expert said, citing the risk of a new era of “climate apartheid” where the rich buy their way out of rising heat and hunger.

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All 55 members of Asia-Pacific Group at UN back India

All 55 members of Asia-Pacific Group at UN back India

26 Jun 2019 | 10:24 AM

United Nations, Jun 26 (UNI) In a major diplomatic win for India, all 55 members of the Asia-Pacific Group at UN unanimously endorsed India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat of the Security Council for two-year term.

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US House passes 4.5 bn dollar emergency border aid bill

26 Jun 2019 | 10:07 AM

Washington, Jun 26 (UNI) The US House of Representatives has passed a 4.

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Can't let Iraqi territory to be used for attacking Iran: Salih to US

Can't let Iraqi territory to be used for attacking Iran: Salih to US

26 Jun 2019 | 9:37 AM

Washington, Jun 26 (UNI) Baghdad will not allow the United States to use its bases on Iraqi territory for an attack on neighboring Iran, Iraq's President Barham Salih said on Wednesday.

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China will play constructive role for Rohingyas : envoy

China will play constructive role for Rohingyas : envoy

25 Jun 2019 | 11:07 PM

Dhaka, Jun 25 (UNI) Zhang Zuo Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh on Tuesday said that his country will play a 'constructive role' in resolving the Rohingya crisis.

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Pompeo makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan enroute New Delhi

Pompeo makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan enroute New Delhi

25 Jun 2019 | 10:55 PM

Kabul, Jun 25 (UNI) Ahead of peace talks between Taliban and the US aimed at finding a political settlement to end the 18-year-old war in Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday made a surprise visit to the war-torn nation.

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