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India to become top trade partner of UAE by 2020: minister

India to become top trade partner of UAE by 2020: minister

19 Jan 2019 | 9:33 PM

Dubai, Jan 19 (UNI) India is expected to become the top trade partner of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2020 through doubling their annual trade volume, a UAE minister said Saturday.

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At least 20 IS militants killed by Iraqi airstrikes, shellings in eastern Syria

19 Jan 2019 | 9:18 PM

Damascus, Jan 19 (UNI) At least 20 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in eastern Syria on Saturday by Iraqi airstrikes and shellings from pro-government fighters, a war monitor group reported.

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Brexit: Theresa May should become mediator, says Major

19 Jan 2019 | 4:51 PM

London, Jan 19 (UNI) Theresa May needs to become a mediator to help break the Brexit deadlock in Parliament, former prime minister John Major has said.

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Gurinder Khalsa receives Rosa Parks Trailblazer Award

Gurinder Khalsa receives Rosa Parks Trailblazer Award

19 Jan 2019 | 2:36 PM

Indianapolis, USA, Jan 19 (UNI) Indian-American Gurinder Singh Khalsa was among the 16 Hoosiers who were felicitated at a glittering function organised by Minority Business Magazine here.

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Indonesia road accident: 5 killed, 2 missing

Indonesia road accident: 5 killed, 2 missing

19 Jan 2019 | 1:30 PM

Jakarta, Jan 19 (UNI) A total of five people including three children were found dead while two others missing after a minivan plunged into a river in West Sumatra province of Indonesia, official sources on Saturday confirmed.

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PM’s Office directs probe into Nepalis with offshore investments

19 Jan 2019 | 1:29 PM

Kathmandu,Jan 19 (UNI) The Nepalese Prime Minister’s Office has directed the Financial Information Unit under the Nepal Rastra Bank to expedite probe into businesses and business-people following media reports of their involvement in establishing companies in tax haven countries and bringing in foreign direct investment from there.

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US diplomat awaits 'Concrete progress' on Afghan peace talks

19 Jan 2019 | 1:27 PM

Islamabad, Jan 19 (UNI) US Spe­cial Envoy for Afghan Peace and Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Saturday said he awaits “concrete progress” on Afghan peace talks.

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2020: UNESCO names Rio as World Capital of Architecture

2020: UNESCO names Rio as World Capital of Architecture

19 Jan 2019 | 12:55 PM

United Nations, Jan 19 (UNI) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has recognised Rio de Janeiro as the “World Capital of Architecture” for 2020.

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Zimbabwe to end ‘crackdown’ in response to fuel protests: UN

Zimbabwe to end ‘crackdown’ in response to fuel protests: UN

19 Jan 2019 | 12:53 PM

United Nations, Jan 19 (UNI) In Zimbabwe, violence and the reported use of live ammunition by State security officials against protesters that has led to 'a number of deaths' should be investigated thoroughly and transparently by the Government, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said.

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Seoul welcomes 2nd Summit plan Between Kim, Trump

19 Jan 2019 | 12:10 PM

Tokyo, Jan 19 (UNI) Seoul welcomes the agreement reached by Pyongyang and Washington to hold the second summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, Kim Eui-kyeom, a spokesman at South Korea's presidential office, said on Saturday.

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Mueller: Buzzfeed's Trump report not accurate

19 Jan 2019 | 11:36 AM

Washington, Jan 19 (UNI) Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office issued a stunning report that alleged US President Donald Trump directed his former legal counsel to lie in sworn congressional testimony.

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US, N Korea hold 'productive' working level meeting

US, N Korea hold 'productive' working level meeting

19 Jan 2019 | 10:59 AM

Washington, Jan 19 (UNI) United States and North Korean officials held a productive working level meeting after talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol, the US State Department on Saturday said.

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UN chief highlights need to address global ‘deficit of trust’

UN chief highlights need to address global ‘deficit of trust’

19 Jan 2019 | 10:56 AM

United Nations, Jan 19 (UNI) Warning against the dangers of widespread fear and mistrust in our planet, the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, told journalists that he wants to reaffirm the UN as a “platform for action to repair broken trust in a broken world.

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Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa: UN

19 Jan 2019 | 10:41 AM

United Nations, Jan 19 (UNI) Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR).

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Pipeline explosion in Mexico: 20 killed, 54 injured

Pipeline explosion in Mexico: 20 killed, 54 injured

19 Jan 2019 | 10:30 AM

Mexico City, Jan 19 (UNI) At least 20 people were killed and 54 others sustained injuries on Saturday, in the explosion of a fuel pipeline in Mexico's central Hidalgo state, regional Governor Omar Fayad said.

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