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  • Congress MPs raise Alwar mob lynching in Lok Sabha
  • Kurdish security killed last gunman in Erbil governorate, ending operation -security officials
  • Kejriwal welcomes SC's decision of lifting 'blanket ban' on protest at Jantar Mantar
  • Iron scaffolding collapse : toll rises to two
  • Sena leader Geete 'forced' to stand in support of Modi Govt in Lok Sabha
  • RS pays tribute to Hindi poet Gopaldas Neeraj
  • DMK petitions Guv, level corruption charges against CM, Ministers ; demands CBI probe
  • China says it won't devalue currency to bolster exports
  • Flood situation eases in Cauvery, Krishna delta in Karnataka
  • Japan: Temperature breaks national record
  • IT dept set collection target of Rs 60,485 cr in FY 18-19 ; NMDC top tax payer in FY17-18 ; Choudhury
  • World Jr squash : Team events from tomorrow, India seeded fifth
  • World Jr squash : Team events from tomorrow, India seeded fifth
  • China's Xi offers fresh $295 mln grant to Sri Lanka
  • Pak SC: Appeal to declare Nawaz house as sub-jail
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Trump says there’s ‘no rush’ for North Korea to denuclearise

Trump says there’s ‘no rush’ for North Korea to denuclearise

19 Jul 2018 | 6:01 PM

Washington, July 19 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has said there is "no rush" in its negotiations with North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme, according to a CNN report.

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Tonga to start paying back controversial Chinese loans

19 Jul 2018 | 5:33 PM

Sydney, July 19 (UNI) The Tongan Government will soon begin making repayments on controversial Chinese loans that critics have said saddled the small Pacific nation with unsustainable debt, according to an ABC News report.

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Funding shortfalls threaten health services for Iraqis

19 Jul 2018 | 5:15 PM

United Nations, July 19 (UNI) Almost one million vulnerable Iraqis will have to go without basic medicines and other life-saving healthcare if funding is not found to save critical health facilities, the United Nations health agency has said.

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Embed essence of 2030 Agenda into everything: UN chief

19 Jul 2018 | 5:03 PM

United Nations, July 19 (UNI) As the eight-day High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) drew to a close on Wednesday, the United Nations chief called on everyone to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development for “prosperity and peace on a healthy planet.

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UN-African Union partnership is necessity

19 Jul 2018 | 4:55 PM

United Nations, July 19 (UNI) A stronger partnership between the United Nations and the African Union is “not a choice but a necessity” in tackling today’s complex peace and security challenges in Africa, a senior UN official has said.

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Hungary follows US in pulling out of UN migration pact

Hungary follows US in pulling out of UN migration pact

19 Jul 2018 | 4:50 PM

Budapest, July 19 (UNI) Hungary's right-wing government is withdrawing from a United Nations pact on migration, saying the global deal encourages movements of people which are "dangerous for the world", according to an Ajazeera News report.

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‘Prevention crisis’ is hampering global HIV response

19 Jul 2018 | 4:46 PM

United Nations, July 19 (UNI) Complacency over HIV and AIDS has created a “prevention crisis” that risks destabilising efforts to reach the key 2020 target of fewer than 500,000 new HIV infections per year, the head of the UN agency in charge of fighting the pandemic has warned.

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China and Israel deepening trade ties?

19 Jul 2018 | 4:42 PM

Tel Aviv, Israel, July 19 (UNI) On paper Israel and China are unlikely close trading partners.

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New UK Brexit Secretary set for talks with EU

New UK Brexit Secretary set for talks with EU

19 Jul 2018 | 4:36 PM

London, July 19 (UNI) The UK's new Brexit secretary will hold his first talks with the EU's chief negotiator in Brussels later, according to a BBC News report on Thursday.

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Mandela, ‘true symbol of human greatness’

19 Jul 2018 | 4:28 PM

United Nations, July 19 (UNI) Paying tribute to the first democratically-elected President of South Africa and iconic civil rights leader, the United Nations has celebrated Nelson Mandela’s legacy for humanity and reflected on the lessons he left behind.

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UN experts urge Ukraine to stop ‘systematic persecution’ of Romas

19 Jul 2018 | 4:19 PM

United Nations, July 19 (UNI) Ukraine must take immediate action to stop what amounts to a “systematic persecution” of the country’s Roma minority, who have been targeted in a series of violent attacks allegedly perpetrated by members of extreme right-wing groups, United Nations human rights experts have said.

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Treaty against illicit tobacco trade set to take effect in Sept

19 Jul 2018 | 4:17 PM

United Nations, July 19 (UNI) A United Nations-backed treaty aimed at stopping the illicit trading of tobacco products, is set to enter into force on 25 September, marking a diplomatic breakthrough in efforts to protect public health and strike back against the criminal organisations profiting from such deals.

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Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill

Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill

19 Jul 2018 | 4:15 PM

Jerusalem, July 19 (UNI) Israel's parliament has passed into law a controversial bill that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state, said a BBC News report on Thursday.

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Weather reports come to aid of Uganda’s farmers

19 Jul 2018 | 4:13 PM

United Nations, July 19 (UNI) Farmers in Uganda are facing increasingly erratic climatic conditions which are impacting on agricultural production.

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Salisbury poisoning: Police 'identify Novichok suspects'

19 Jul 2018 | 3:43 PM

London, July 19 (UNI) Police believe they have identified the suspected perpetrators of the Novichok attack on a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Salisbury in March, according to reports.

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