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  • Tennis-Tsonga pulls out of U S Open with knee injury
  • At least eight dead in surge of white-water creek in Italy
  • Morocco's king appoints new minister for economy and finance - statement
  • FIFA's legal chief Villiger leaves governing body
  • At least eight dead in surge of white-water creek in Italy
  • U S firms warn next China tariffs to cost Americans from cradle to grave
  • Six dead as Brazilian soldiers swarm Rio slums in anti-drug assault
  • New outcry over Trump's revocation of Brennan security clearance
  • Morocco's king appoints new minister for economy and finance - statement
  • South Africa's Land Bank says land expropriation could trigger default
  • U S health secretary says agency can eliminate drug rebates
  • Spanish police treat attempted knife attack as terrorist act
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Millions gather in Saudi Arabia for Haj pilgrimage

20 Aug 2018 | 1:35 PM

Riyadh, Aug 20 (UNI) Over 2 million Muslims have gathered in the holy city of Mecca for the annual five-day Haj pilgrimage, which officially began on Sunday.

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UN mourns death of guiding force for good

20 Aug 2018 | 1:23 PM

United Nations, Aug 20 (UNI) The United Nations is mourning the death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, 80, who passed away peacefully after a short illness, according to a statement published on his official Twitter account on Saturday.

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Greece emerges from eurozone bailout programme

Greece emerges from eurozone bailout programme

20 Aug 2018 | 1:15 PM

Athens, Aug 20 (UNI) Greece has successfully completed a three-year eurozone bailout programme worth €61.

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Annan: Dedicated to making world better place for all

20 Aug 2018 | 1:15 PM

United Nations, Aug 20 (UNI) The flag at United Nations Headquarters in New York flew at half-mast last Saturday as the Organisation marked the death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

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Under-pressure Australia PM drops climate policy

Under-pressure Australia PM drops climate policy

20 Aug 2018 | 1:11 PM

Canberra, Aug 20 (UNI) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says his government has abandoned plans to set an emissions reduction target in legislation, according to a BBC News report on Monday.

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Korean reunions: Families divided by war prepare to meet

20 Aug 2018 | 12:51 PM

Seoul, Aug 20 (UNI) A group of elderly South Koreans have arrived in North Korea to meet relatives they have not seen since the Korean War of 1950-1953.

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New Pak Foreign Min pitches for parleys with India

New Pak Foreign Min pitches for parleys with India

20 Aug 2018 | 12:31 PM

Islamabad, Aug 20 (UNI) India and Pakistan have no other option but to engage in talks, new Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi said here on Monday.

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US Secretary of State likely to visit India next month

20 Aug 2018 | 11:38 AM

Islamabad/New Delhi, Aug 20 (UNI) United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo might visit India next month to hold talks on several issues and seek its support in establishing peace in worn-torn country Afghanistan, a report published in Dawn on Monday said.

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Pak greets Afghanistan's offer of Eid ceasefire to Taliban

Pak greets Afghanistan's offer of Eid ceasefire to Taliban

20 Aug 2018 | 10:49 AM

Islamabad, Aug 20 (UNI) Pakistan has expressed happiness over Afghanistan's offer of three-month provisional ceasefire to the Taliban ahead of Eidul Azha.

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US Secretary of State likely to visit Pakistan next month for talks

US Secretary of State likely to visit Pakistan next month for talks

20 Aug 2018 | 10:30 AM

Islamabad/Washington, Aug 20 (UNI) As the regime in Pakistan has changed with the cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan taking the helm as the country's Prime Minister, United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is "likely'' to visit South-Asian nation next month to hold talks on several issues, a report published in Dawn said on Monday.

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Sushma inaugurates 'Panini lab' to make Hindi frontrunner language amongst youngsters

Sushma inaugurates 'Panini lab' to make Hindi frontrunner language amongst youngsters

19 Aug 2018 | 8:35 PM

By Ashok Upadhyay and Shivaji
Goswami Tulsidas Nagar (Mauritius), Aug 19 (UNI) External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday inaugurated Panini language laboratory here in Mauritius for Hindi to become the "In-language" amongst the young generation.

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EU has new crisis to deal with-Working Poor

19 Aug 2018 | 8:05 PM

Berlin, Aug 19 (UNI) Since the onset of the economic crisis in 2008, the working poor has emerged as a growing concern in Europe.

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Pak Prez polls: Aitzaz Ahsan is PPP's candidate

19 Aug 2018 | 7:16 PM

Islamabad, Aug 19 (UNI) The Pakistan Peoples Party chose Aitzaz Ahsan as its presidential candidate, sources said here on Sunday.

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19 Aug 2018 | 7:01 PM

Dr Surinder informed that standard curriculum of all educational topics have been prepared in the US.

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Moderate intake of carbs boosts mortality: Study

19 Aug 2018 | 6:17 PM

Washington, Aug 19 (UNI) Putting that plate of chapati and sabzi away from your dining table may actually cut down few years from your life, as a recent study has found that moderate intake of carbohydrates increases your life span.

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