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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
World
'Trump scrapped Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama'

'Trump scrapped Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama'

14 Jul 2019 | 11:03 AM

London, Jul 14 (UNI) US President Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal to spite Barack Obama, according to a leaked memo written by the UK's former ambassador to the US.

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Bangladesh Former president Ershad dies

Bangladesh Former president Ershad dies

14 Jul 2019 | 10:34 AM

Dhaka, Jul 14 (UNI) Former President of Bangladesh and Jatiya Party Chairman, Hussain Muhammad Ershad died, while undergoing a treatment at Combined Military Hospital on Sunday
morning.

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UNICEF launch education access programme for Somaliland

UNICEF launch education access programme for Somaliland

14 Jul 2019 | 10:09 AM

United Nations, Jul 14 (UNI) Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school.

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Massive power failure hits NY

Massive power failure hits NY

14 Jul 2019 | 8:00 AM

New York, Jul 14 (UNI) A massive blackout has been reported on Saturday in New York City leaving over 40,000 people without electricity and trapping many of them in subway tunnels and elevators.

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Bangladesh: At least 14 people killed in separate lightning incidents

Bangladesh: At least 14 people killed in separate lightning incidents

13 Jul 2019 | 11:11 PM

Dhaka, Jul 13 ( UNI) At least 14 people were killed and in separate lightning incidents in districts of Pabna, Mymensingh, Netrakona, Sunamganj, Chuadanga, and Rajshahi in Bangladesh on Saturday.

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Korean PM Lee Nak yon arrived in Bangladesh with red carpet welcome

Korean PM Lee Nak yon arrived in Bangladesh with red carpet welcome

13 Jul 2019 | 8:51 PM

Dhaka, Jul 13 (UNI) Bangladesh rolled out red carpet as South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon arrived here on Saturday afternoon on a three-day official visit for strengthening bilateral ties and exploring new avenues of trade relations.

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20K families lives at risk due to landslide in B'desh

20K families lives at risk due to landslide in B'desh

13 Jul 2019 | 7:33 PM

Dhaka, Jul 13 (UNI) Around 20,000 families have been living in hill slopes of the Bandarban, Rangamati, Kgagrachori and Cox Bazar districts town and other areas amid the growing risk of landslide.

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Corruption will not be tolerated in Bangladesh, says Sheikh Hasina

Corruption will not be tolerated in Bangladesh, says Sheikh Hasina

13 Jul 2019 | 6:34 PM

Dhaka, Jul 13 (UNI) Reaffirming that corruption in Bangladesh will not be tolerated, prime minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the top government officials to keep more vigil against corruption so that this menace does not affect the country’s development in any way.

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WB renews $100m support for fiscal federalism

WB renews $100m support for fiscal federalism

13 Jul 2019 | 4:05 PM

Kathmandu, Jul 13 (UNI) The World Bank (WB) has renewed its support to the Government of Nepal to strengthen the country’s efforts towards fiscal federalism and improving public financial management under the Second Programmatic Fiscal and Public Financial Management Development Policy Credit Project.

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Brazil's Prez offers US ambassador job to son

Brazil's Prez offers US ambassador job to son

13 Jul 2019 | 3:34 PM

Sao Paulo, Jul 13 (UNI) Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right president of Brazil, has invited his son to become ambassador to the US.

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US Labour Secretary resigns over Epstein affair

US Labour Secretary resigns over Epstein affair

13 Jul 2019 | 3:15 PM

Washington, Jul 13 (UNI) US Labour Secretary Alex Acosta resigned has resigned over a secret plea deal he negotiated a decade ago with Jeffrey Epstein, the financier accused of sexually abusing young girls.

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Afghanistan, Pakistan resume transit trade talks

Afghanistan, Pakistan resume transit trade talks

13 Jul 2019 | 3:03 PM

Islamabad, Jul 13 (UNI) Pakistan and Afghanistan have resumed talks to iron out differences in the way of transit treaty after a three-year hiatus.

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Epstein accused of witness tampering in sex trafficking case

Epstein accused of witness tampering in sex trafficking case

13 Jul 2019 | 1:06 PM

New York, Jul 13 (UNI) Prosecutors have accused jailed US financier Jeffrey Epstein of paying large amounts of money to two people who could be potential witnesses in his child sex trafficking case in an effort to influence them.

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Guterres condemns deadly attack in Somalia’s Kismayo

Guterres condemns deadly attack in Somalia’s Kismayo

13 Jul 2019 | 12:28 PM

United Nations, Jul 13 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a hotel in Somalia’s southern city of Kismayo, his spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, said.

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