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  • US seeks talks without preconditions, but Iran must show it is ready - State Department
  • French Parliament passes bill on Notre Dame restoration
  • Iran refuses to negotiate cutbacks in missile program under any conditions - Mission to UN
  • Trump says Turkey prohibited from buying more F-35s due to S-400 acquisition
  • Germany’s Merkel congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on confirmation
  • Three men stand accused of assassinating Maltese Journalist - Reports
  • US hopes justice will be rendered in Khashoggi killing - US envoy for Iran
  • Minor dies in road accident in Tripura
  • Punjab will become desert, if robbery of its river waters continues unabated: Sukhbir
  • Three get imprisonment till death for gangrape, murder of 19-yr-old girl in Sangli
  • One needs right mentor to get right path in life: Maurya
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Chinese spy ship reportedly arrives off Queensland coast

Chinese spy ship reportedly arrives off Queensland coast

14 Jul 2019 | 4:52 PM

Sydney, Jul 14 (UNI) Somewhere in picturesque Far North Queensland, pleasure craft sailing just off the coast may have spotted an unusual-looking visitor to their region.

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India, Pakistan to set up 'channel' for finalisation of Kartarpur Corridor pact

India, Pakistan to set up 'channel' for finalisation of Kartarpur Corridor pact

14 Jul 2019 | 4:05 PM

Wagah (Pakistan), Jul 14 (UNI) India and Pakistan on Sunday agreed to maintain a channel of communication and work towards finalisation of the Agreement on the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor and Islamabad was 'requested' to permit and facilitate ‘Nagar Kirtan’ from Delhi to Nankana Sahib in Pakistan in July and then again in October-November this year.

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HRC session votes to probe Philippines’ deadly ‘war on drugs’

14 Jul 2019 | 3:31 PM

United Nations, Jul 14 (UNI) The Human Rights Council in Geneva has urged the Philippines Government to do more to prevent extrajudicial killings, linked to its campaign against illegal drug use.

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OHCHR alarm over death sentences for 30 men in Houthi-held Sana’a

14 Jul 2019 | 3:28 PM

United Nations, Jul 14 (UNI) The UN human rights office, OHCHR, says it is deeply alarmed at death penalty sentences handed down to 30 men in Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, noting credible allegations of torture and ill-treatment.

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One month of Arctic fires equivalent to Sweden’s annual emissions

14 Jul 2019 | 3:25 PM

United Nations, Jul 14 (UNI) The climate crisis, which has led to unusually hot and dry conditions, is amplifying the risk of wildfires, particularly in the Arctic.

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Forgotten Indian inventor who dazzled London

14 Jul 2019 | 3:20 PM

London, Jul 14 (UNI) His countrymen hailed him as the "Indian Edison" after the famed American inventor.

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Hong Kong: Fresh rallies after violence at border

Hong Kong: Fresh rallies after violence at border

14 Jul 2019 | 3:06 PM

Hong Kong, Jul 14 (UNI) Fresh protests are taking place in Hong Kong as weeks of anti-government unrest show no sign of dying down.

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Pak assures no 'anti-activity' will be allowed in Kartarpur Corridor: MEA

Pak assures no 'anti-activity' will be allowed in Kartarpur Corridor: MEA

14 Jul 2019 | 2:41 PM

Wagah (Pakistan), Jul 14 (UNI) In the second round of talks between India and Pakistan delegations on Kartarpur Corridor, Islamabad assured that 'no anti-India' activity would be allowed.

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Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't going to Syria, says Hunt

14 Jul 2019 | 12:46 PM

London, Jul 14 (UNI) British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said the Iranian tanker detained by Royal Marines near Gibraltar could be released, if the UK is guaranteed the oil is not bound for Syria.

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Armed man dies after police shooting at Tacoma immigration jail

14 Jul 2019 | 12:41 PM

New York, Jul 14 (UNI) An armed man who attacked an immigration detention centre in the US city of Tacoma died after police officers opened fire, authorities say.

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Kartarpur Talks: 'We are committed to operationalise the Corridor', says Pak

Kartarpur Talks: 'We are committed to operationalise the Corridor', says Pak

14 Jul 2019 | 12:40 PM

Wagah (Pakistan), Jul 14 (UNI) The second round of talks between Pakistan and India on Kartarpur Corridor got underway here on Sunday with Islamabad maintaining that the Imran Khan-led regime is committed to operationalise the Kartarpur Corridor.

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6.6-Magnitude quake jolts Australia

6.6-Magnitude quake jolts Australia

14 Jul 2019 | 12:30 PM

Canberra, Jul 14 (UNI) A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolted off Australia's western coast on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. According to the center, the quake was recorded at 0539 hrs UTC near the coast of the Western Australia state at the depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).

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Power supply restored in Manhattan

14 Jul 2019 | 12:05 PM

New York, Jul 14 (UNI) Power has now been restored to all customers after a power failure in New York halted subway trains and trapped people in lifts on Saturday evening.

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India, Pakistan resume talks on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

India, Pakistan resume talks on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

14 Jul 2019 | 11:53 AM

Wagah (Pakistan) Jul 14 (UNI) India and Pakistan on Sunday resumed the talks on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor here after an Indian delegation arrived.

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