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  • UPA CHAIRPERSON SONIA GANDHI LEADING FROM RAE BARELI
  • Counting of votes begins in Gujarat
  • Counting begins for two LS seats in Meghalaya
  • Xiamen Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for grounding 737 MAX Jets - Reports
  • Counting begins in Bengal at 8 AM
  • Counting of votes begins in MP
  • Venezuela's Maduro accuses Opposition Leader Guaido of stealing Citgo oil refiner
  • Counting for two seats begins in Manipur
  • Counting for 17 LS seats begins in Telangana
  • NARENDRA MODI LEADING IN POSTAL BALLOTS COUNTING IN VARANASI
  • Counting of votes for 14 Lok Sabha seats of Jharkhand kick starts
  • UNION HOME MINISTER RAJNATH SINGH LEADING IN POSTAL BALLOT COUNTING FROM LUCKNOW
  • Counting for assembly and LS seats begins in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections begins in Bihar amid tight security
  • Counting for Pondy LS seat, Assembly Byelection begins
World
Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine too terrified to learn

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine too terrified to learn

21 May 2019 | 1:14 PM

Kiev, May 21 (UNI) Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four months of 2019.

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Venezuelan Prez Maduro proposes early National Assembly elections

Venezuelan Prez Maduro proposes early National Assembly elections

21 May 2019 | 12:43 PM

Caracas, May 21 (UNI) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has proposed an early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido.

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Bangladesh stops issuing visas to Pakistani citizens

Bangladesh stops issuing visas to Pakistani citizens

21 May 2019 | 11:38 AM

Dhaka, May 21 (UNI) Amid the escalating diplomatic row between the two countries, the Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad has stopped issuing visas to Pakistani citizens from last week.

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US delays Huawei trade ban for 90 days

US delays Huawei trade ban for 90 days

21 May 2019 | 10:28 AM

Washington, May 21 (UNI) The US government temporarily delayed the implementation of a ban on trading with Chinese telecom giant Huawei for another 90 days.

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Trump says 'no indication' of Iranian attack against US

Trump says 'no indication' of Iranian attack against US

21 May 2019 | 9:11 AM

Washington, May 21 (UNI) President Donald Trump has said there are no signs that Iran is preparing to attack American forces, but if that changes, the United States “will have no choice” but to respond forcefully.

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Eiffel Tower closed down to visitors as man climbs it

20 May 2019 | 9:50 PM

PARIS, May 20 (UNI) The Eiffel Tower in Paris has been closed to visitors over a man who climbed the iconic structure on Monday without authorization, local media reported.

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US-Canada trade tension eases as later ends tariffs

US-Canada trade tension eases as later ends tariffs

20 May 2019 | 9:47 PM

Washington, May 20 (UNI) A US decision to end tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum products prompted Canada to reciprocate by ending retaliatory duties on American goods, the nation’s Finance Ministry announced in a press release on Monday.

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Professor turned terrorist Saifullah Ozaki traced in Iraqi jail

Professor turned terrorist Saifullah Ozaki traced in Iraqi jail

20 May 2019 | 8:48 PM

Dhaka, May 20 (UNI) A former university professor in Japan- Saifullah Ozaki, who recruited Bangladeshis into ISIS has recently been traced in a jail at the Iraqi Kurdistan city of Sulaimaniyah.

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Trump genocidal taunts won't end Iran: FM Zarif

20 May 2019 | 6:30 PM

Tehran, May 20 (UNI) Amid tensions between two countries, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday the “genocidal taunts” of US President Donald Trump "will not end Iran”.

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Ukraine: Comedian-President calls snap election

20 May 2019 | 6:28 PM

Kiev, May 20 (UNI) Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday announced a snap parliamentary election during his swearing-in as Ukraine's new president.

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Ethiopian PM hosts 'most expensive dinner' in country

Ethiopian PM hosts 'most expensive dinner' in country

20 May 2019 | 6:26 PM

Addis Ababa, May 20 (UNI) Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed hosted 200 business people and representatives from several organisations for a Sunday dinner dubbed "the most expensive in the country".

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ADB Country Director praised the rapid economic growth of Bangladesh

ADB Country Director praised the rapid economic growth of Bangladesh

20 May 2019 | 6:10 PM

Dhaka, May 20 (UNI) Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Bangladesh, Manmohan Prokash, has met the Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday.

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Boat packed with footballers capsizes in Lake Albert

20 May 2019 | 6:07 PM

Kampala, May 20 (UNI) A boat carrying football players and fans has capsized in Lake Albert in western Uganda, local media reports say.

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Crowds out to welcome Katumbi in DR Congo

20 May 2019 | 6:05 PM

Kinshasa, May 20 (UNI) In DR Congo, thousands of people lined up along the road leading to the main airport in the south-eastern city of Lubumbashi, in Katanga province, to welcome back exiled opposition leader Moise Katumbi.

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Tight security at Zuma court case

20 May 2019 | 6:02 PM

Cape Town, May 20 (UNI) The High Court in the South African city of Pietermaritzburg is under tight security as former President Jacob Zuma's lawyers urge judges to dismiss all corruption charges against him.

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