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US 'ready to restart negotiations' with North Korea

20 Sep 2018 | 2:51 PM

Washington, Sep 20 (UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is ready to restart negotiations with Pyongyang, with the aim of denuclearising North Korea "by 2021", according to a BBC News report on Thursday.

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Brexit: May urges EU leaders to consider 'serious' UK plans

20 Sep 2018 | 2:47 PM

Salzburg, Austria, Sep 20 (UNI) Theresa May has urged EU leaders to focus their minds on getting a Brexit deal in the next two months, saying negotiations will not be extended, said a BBC News report on Thursday.

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SL says no intention of handing over Strategic Palaly Airport to India

20 Sep 2018 | 2:40 PM

Colombo, Sep 20 (UNI) Sri Lanka has decided against giving control of Palaly Airport to India just days after the state-run Airport Authority of India made a move to develop it, the media reports said here.

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PM Khan responds to Modi 'in positive spirit', to resume talks

PM Khan responds to Modi 'in positive spirit', to resume talks

20 Sep 2018 | 2:32 PM

Islamabad, Sep 20 (UNI) Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling for the resumption of the peace dialogue between the two countries, according to the media reports.

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Six Nepalis among 21 dead in Malaysia alcohol poisoning

20 Sep 2018 | 2:32 PM

Kathmandu, Sep 20 (UNI) Six Nepalis are among the 21 people dead in a mass alcohol poisoning case in Malaysia since Monday night, according to a report in The Kathmandu Post.

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Xi, wife visit Cambodian King, Queen Mother

20 Sep 2018 | 2:22 PM

Beijing, Sep 20 (UNI) Ahead of the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, here, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan visited Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk.

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South Sudanese soldier who shot UN peacekeeper, will face court martial

20 Sep 2018 | 2:16 PM

United Nations, Sep 20 (UNI) The South Sudanese soldier who shot and wounded a UN peacekeeper on Saturday is facing a court martial, said David Shearer, head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), during a press conference in the capital, Juba.

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Xi reiterates China's commitment to peaceful path of development

20 Sep 2018 | 1:55 PM

Beijing, Sep 20 (UNI) President Xi Jinping said China would "unswervingly take the road of peaceful development and remain a builder of world peace, a contributor to global development and a defender of the international order.

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Spl security planned for 30k mandaps ahead of Durga Puja in B'desh

20 Sep 2018 | 1:48 PM

Dhaka, Sep 20 ( UNI) The Bangladesh government is set to take special security in over 30,000 puja mandaps across the country by deploying 1.

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Yemen: Time is running out’ to head off devastating famine, warns UN food agency chief

20 Sep 2018 | 1:32 PM

United Nations, Sep 20 (UNI) As conflict continues to rage in Yemen, leading to widespread economic hardship and a rampant inflation, the World Food Programme is sounding the alarm over soaring food prices that are affecting millions of Yemenis.

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A third of world’s out-of-school youth live in conflict, disaster-affected countries: UNICEF

A third of world’s out-of-school youth live in conflict, disaster-affected countries: UNICEF

20 Sep 2018 | 1:29 PM

United Nations, Sep 20 (UNI) A future stolen. Childhood is a time for growth, a time for school, but conflict or disaster are depriving 104 million young people between the ages of five and 17 of that foundation, according to a new study by the United Nations Children’s Fund.

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Indigenous people lag behind on all social and economic indicators: UN deputy human rights chief

Indigenous people lag behind on all social and economic indicators: UN deputy human rights chief

20 Sep 2018 | 1:02 PM

Geneva, Sep 20 (UNI) Progress that destroys traditional culture, language, land and human heritage 'is not development, but wilful', destruction the UN deputy human rights chief has said in defence of indigenous people everywhere.

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CPEC's opponents shall never succeed: Xi tells Pakistan

CPEC's opponents shall never succeed: Xi tells Pakistan

20 Sep 2018 | 12:59 PM

Beijing, Sep 20 (UNI) Chinese President Xi Jinping has told Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa that those who oppose the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) or the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will never succeed as this is an initiative of peace and development not only for China but for the whole region and beyond.

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Raging Heat: Dhaka Met office predicts rain

20 Sep 2018 | 12:56 PM

Dhaka, Sep 20 ( UNI) While Dhaka and most of the country suffers from a mild heat wave in September, seaports have hoisted cautionary signals as pressures plummeted in the bay.

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UN chief  welcomes outcome of Korean summit, calls for concrete action

UN chief welcomes outcome of Korean summit, calls for concrete action

20 Sep 2018 | 10:54 AM

United Nations, Sep 20 (UNI) Welcoming the Pyongyang declaration, outcome of Korean summit, which agrees to make the Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said "now is the time for concrete action.

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