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Tillerson expresses concern over situation in NW Syria

22 Jan 2018 | 3:24 PM

Washington, Jan 22 (UNI) The United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, has said that US was very much concerned about the situation in Northwest Syria.

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Nestlé to move chocolate research from Switz to UK

22 Jan 2018 | 2:27 PM

Bern, Jan 22 (UNI) The Swiss food giant Nestlé is transfering its chocolate research centre from Broc in canton Fribourg to York in the north of England due to which some 25 jobs would be affected but the existing chocolate factory in the Swiss town is not threatened.

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China threatens military buildup in South China Sea

22 Jan 2018 | 2:18 PM

Beijing, Jan 22 (UNI) China will have no choice but to build its abilities in the South China Sea if the US continued to “wantonly” provoke trouble in the waters, Beijing’s top newspaper warned on Monday, the Fox News has reported.

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British Army chief to call for investment to keep up with Russia

22 Jan 2018 | 2:10 PM

London, Jan 22 (UNI) Britain's armed forces risk falling behind Russia without more investment, the head of the Army will say, a BBC News report said on Monday.

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US shutdown: Govt services closed as working week begins

22 Jan 2018 | 1:55 PM

Washington, Jan 22 (UNI) Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are unable to report for work on Monday, as the US Senate struggles to end a government shutdown, a BBC News report said.

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Basant Panchami being celebrated in Nepal

22 Jan 2018 | 12:53 PM

Kathmandu, Jan 22 (UNI) Shree Panchasmi also known as Basanta Panchami or Saraswoti Puja, is being celebrated across Nepal on Monday, a report in The Kathmandu Post said.

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Restoring most beautiful courtyard in Nepal

Restoring most beautiful courtyard in Nepal

22 Jan 2018 | 12:49 PM

Kathmandu, Jan 22 (UNI) While the reconstruction of various heritage sites around the Kathmandu Valley remain mired in controversy, the ten-year-long restoration of the Sundari Chowk, an example of the grace and ambition of Newar Architecture, is now complete and open to the public, a report in The Kathmandu Post has said.

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Nepal: ECN publishes NA voters' list

22 Jan 2018 | 12:46 PM

Kathmandu, Jan 22 (UNI) The Election Commission of Nepal has published list of voters’ of the National Assembly election slated for February 7, a report in The Himalayan Times said.

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NA body summons Anwar over Naqeebullah encounter

22 Jan 2018 | 12:16 PM

Islamabad, Jan 22 (UNI) Pakistan National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights on Monday summoned sacked SSP Malir Rao Anwar over Naqeebullah Mehsud’s alleged ‘encounter’ in Karachi, according to the Dunya News.

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Rohingya camps at risk of deterioration

22 Jan 2018 | 12:00 PM

United Nations, Jan 22 (UNI) Humanitarian conditions in camps hosting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are set to worsen in the next few months, a human rights investigator has told, while also raising concerns about a plan to repatriate the fleeing minority back to Myanmar.

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UN dealing with sexual harassment: Under SecGen

22 Jan 2018 | 11:54 AM

United Nations, Jan 22 (UNI) The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has revised UN policies on investigations and disciplinary processes; and has strengthened whistle-blower protection for those who report harassment, According to Mr Jan Beagle, UN Under Secretary-General for Management.

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Naqeebullah probe: Authorities decide to arrest SSP Anwar

Naqeebullah probe: Authorities decide to arrest SSP Anwar

22 Jan 2018 | 9:24 AM

Karachi, Jan 22 (UNI) The top Pakistani authrities have decided to arrest Malir Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rao Anwar in in connection with the Naqeebullah Mehsud extra-judicial murder.

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UN chief urges vigilance against discrimination

UN chief urges vigilance against discrimination

22 Jan 2018 | 8:30 AM

United Nations, Jan 22 (UNI) Warning that hate is on the rise and that Nazi symbols, mindsets and languages are back, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for vigilance against anti-Semitism and discrimination of all kinds.

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UN strongly condemns terrorist attack on Kabul hotel

UN strongly condemns terrorist attack on Kabul hotel

22 Jan 2018 | 8:19 AM

United Nations, Jan 22 (UNI) Senior United Nations officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres as well as the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) have strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a hotel in the country's capital, Kabul.

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UN, aid partners launch humanitarian appeal for Yemen

UN, aid partners launch humanitarian appeal for Yemen

22 Jan 2018 | 8:11 AM

United Nations, Jan 22 (UNI) With the crisis in war-ravaged Yemen continuing to deteriorate, United Nations agencies and humanitarian partners have launched a $2.

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