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  • Former New York Mayor Giuliani to join Trump legal team
  • Iran warns of 'unpleasant' response if U S drops nuclear deal -TV
  • Sudan's president sacks foreign minister - state news agency
  • Russia, Syria trying to 'sanitize' chemical attack site - U S State Dept
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  • South Africa to charge Zuma's son over car crash death
  • Soros foundations to quit Hungary amid political hostility
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World

Japan offers to lend hand in China's 'toilet revolution'

17 Apr 2018 | 1:40 PM

Tokyo, Apr 17 (UNI) Japan has reportedly offered its expertise in the subject of high-tech toilets to China to help the nation on its mission to revolutionise lavatories across the country, The Guardian has reported.

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Japan's Abe departs for US to hold 2-day summit with Trump

Japan's Abe departs for US to hold 2-day summit with Trump

17 Apr 2018 | 1:25 PM

Tokyo, Apr 17 (UNI) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday departed for the United States to hold a two-day summit with the US President Donald Trump, Xinhua reported.

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New artificial skin expected to help patients quickly

17 Apr 2018 | 12:41 PM

Tokyo, Apr 17 (UNI) The Japanese medical experts have developed a new type of artificial skin that can be used in treatment of serious burns and other conditions, according to a report in The Japan News on Tuesday.

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Japan, China resume high-level dialogue

17 Apr 2018 | 12:36 PM

Tokyo, Apr 17 (UNI) The Japanese and Chinese governments have held their first high-level economic dialogue in about eight years, according to a Jiji Press report.

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Missing Indian family in US: Two found inside SUV

17 Apr 2018 | 12:14 PM

San Francisco, Apr 17 (UNI) Bodies of two members of a family -- which went missing in the US last week while travelling from Oregon to California -- have been found inside their SUV, which was submerged in Eel River.

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Minor blast near Indian Consulate camp office in Nepal's Biratnagar

Minor blast near Indian Consulate camp office in Nepal's Biratnagar

17 Apr 2018 | 12:06 PM

Kathmandu, Apr 17 (UNI) A small explosion has hit an Indian consulate camp office in Nepal's Biratnagar, officials said.

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Negotiations begin on mandatory TR for three EU Institutions

17 Apr 2018 | 12:03 PM

Brussels, Apr 17 (UNI) Political negotiators from the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission have met to discuss how to strengthen the EU Transparency Register, according to a press release issued by the European Commission.

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Investment Plan for Europe: €640-mn for Greek businesses

17 Apr 2018 | 11:58 AM

Brussels, Apr 17 (UNI) From very small businesses and start-ups to mid-sized enterprises, more than 5,000 companies will benefit from loans amounting to €640-million.

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Team that pioneered climbing without oxygen support on Everest returns

17 Apr 2018 | 11:35 AM

Kathmandu, Apr 17 (UNI) A team of renowned mountaineers who had pulled off a seemingly impossible expedition in 1978 has returned to Nepal to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the historic summit when two of its members scaled Mt Everest without using bottled oxygen, The Himalayan Times said.

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Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suit

Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suit

17 Apr 2018 | 11:20 AM

San Francisco, Apr 17 (UNI) Facebook must face a class action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology, a California judge has ruled, according to a BBC News report on Tuesday.

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UN officials urge action to prevent sexual violence in conflict

17 Apr 2018 | 11:19 AM

United Nations, Apr 17 (UNI) The United Nations Security Council has failed to prevent the Rohingya refugee crisis, and the 15-member body must refer sexual violence and other crimes against the ethnic group to the world’s top criminal court, a Rohingya lawyer said on Monday.

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Protect indigenous people’s land rights: UN forum

17 Apr 2018 | 11:15 AM

United Nations, Apr 17 (UNI) Protecting the land and resource rights of indigenous peoples will not only provide security for historically exploited groups but also help the global fights against climate change and biodiversity loss, said speakers at the annual United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

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Global anxiety deepens over online data and privacy protection

17 Apr 2018 | 11:08 AM

United Nations, Apr 17 (UNI) Internet users worldwide are becoming more worried about their privacy online and many question the protections offered by Internet and social media companies, a new United Nations survey has found.

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Restore ex-Prez’s right to stand for election: UN body to Maldives

17 Apr 2018 | 11:05 AM

United Nations, Apr 17 (UNI) Deciding upon complaints filed by Mohamed Nasheed, the ex-President of Maldives, a United Nations human rights expert committee has called on the Government to restore Mr Nasheed’s right to stand for public office, including the office of the President.

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China's first quarter growth better than expectations

17 Apr 2018 | 10:57 AM

Beijing, Apr 17 (UNI) China's economy grew 6.

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