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  • Thirteen killed, 22 injured in coach-tanker collision in SW Pakistan
  • Five sailors from two tankers burning in Kerch Strait rescued : Russian emergency services
  • Over 200 people injured, 24 killed during protests in Sudan : state minister
  • IS behind fresh suicide bombing against US forces in northern Syria
  • Jaitey calls Congress remarks on EVM hacking "lie and garbage"
  • 50-yr-old paramour arrested for murder of married woman in Thane
  • British PM refuses to back no deal Brexit or delay EU departure
  • EU replaces lack of evidence in Skripal case with solidarity with UK : Russian lawmaker
  • England look to retain third position in Windies series
  • Modi must construct Ram temple at Ayodhya-Puri Sankaracharaya
  • UN envoy arrives in Yemen's rebel-held capital to break Hodeidah stalemate
  • GoC 26 Div briefs J&K Guv on security
  • At least 40 servicemen detained for uprising attempt in Venezuela : reports
  • Meghalaya CM's Whatsapp based public grievance redress mechanism launched
  • Bhupesh approves recruitment on 10 posts of teacher lying vacant for 10 years
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UNGA President arrives in Pakistan

18 Jan 2019 | 2:00 PM

Islamabad, Jan 18 (UNI) President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Maria Fernanda Espinosa will arrive in Islamabad on Friday on a five-day visit at the invitation of the Pakistani government.

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Afghan army: infighting between Taliban commanders killed 8

Afghan army: infighting between Taliban commanders killed 8

18 Jan 2019 | 1:46 PM

Herat, Jan 18 (UNI) Infighting between two Taliban commanders in Shindand district of the Herat province in Afghanistan had left eight fighters dead, the Afghan army said in a statement on Friday.

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Huawei: Germany considers ban amid global backlash

18 Jan 2019 | 12:57 PM

Berlin, Jan 18 (UNI) Germany is considering ways to block Huawei from its next generation mobile phone network, according to reports.

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Big row over Trump 'directing' attorney Cohen to lie to Congress on Moscow Tower Project

18 Jan 2019 | 12:55 PM

Washington, Jan 18 (UNI) The US President Donald Trump has reportedly directed his longtime attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, according to two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter.

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US shutdown: Trump cancels House speaker's foreign trip

US shutdown: Trump cancels House speaker's foreign trip

18 Jan 2019 | 12:41 PM

Washington, Jan 18 (UNI) US President Trump has cancelled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s upcoming trip to meet military officials in Afghanistan and Brussels, saying she was needed for negotiations to end the partial govt shutdown
The president was able to halt the trip by denying the use of military aircraft to Mrs Pelosi and a delegation, a report in BBC said.

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DRC Presidential vote: AU urges to delay final results

DRC Presidential vote: AU urges to delay final results

18 Jan 2019 | 12:32 PM

Kinshasa, Jan 18 (UNI) The African Union (AU) called for postponing the announcement of the final results of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo)
The pan-African organisation, which aims to promote unity and democracy, says it has "serious doubts" about provisional results released last week.

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Colombia school attack: Death toll mounts to 21

Colombia school attack: Death toll mounts to 21

18 Jan 2019 | 12:02 PM

Mexico City, Jan 18 (UNI) The death toll from the explosion at a police school in Colombia's Bogota reached 21, while 68 others sustained injuries, local media reported on Friday
The attack took place at General Santander Police Academy in Bogota on Thursday, ahead of a graduation ceremony at the school.

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US-Taliban: Pakistan steps up efforts to salvage stalled talks

US-Taliban: Pakistan steps up efforts to salvage stalled talks

18 Jan 2019 | 11:17 AM

Islamabad, Jan 18 (UNI) Pakistan has affirmed its continued support for the Afghan peace and reconciliation process as it stepped up efforts for salvaging the stalled talks between the United States and Taliban.

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Pakistan: Justice Asif Saeed Khosa to take oath as 26th chief justice

Pakistan: Justice Asif Saeed Khosa to take oath as 26th chief justice

18 Jan 2019 | 10:40 AM

Islamabad, Jan 18 (UNI) Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, will take oath as the 26th Chief Justice of Pakistan on Friday, after the retirement of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, in a ceremony, to be held in President House Islamabad Aiwan-i-Sadr.

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Iraq: UNMAS rejects desecration allegations involving Mosul churches

Iraq: UNMAS rejects desecration allegations involving Mosul churches

18 Jan 2019 | 10:03 AM

United Nations, Jan 18 (UNI) The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq issued a statement rejecting allegations made by a non-profit organisation, alleging that personnel had carried out explosive hazard clearance inside two historic churches in Mosul “in a barbaric and arbitrary manner.

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UN deeply worried over use of 'excessive force' against protestors in Sudan

UN deeply worried over use of 'excessive force' against protestors in Sudan

18 Jan 2019 | 9:43 AM

United Nations, Jan 18 (UNI) The reported use of “excessive force” against demonstrators across Sudan over food and fuel shortages that has led to the deaths of at least 24 people is “deeply worrying”, the UN’s top human rights official, Michelle Bachelet said.

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UN condemns car bomb attack on National Police Academy in Colombia

UN condemns car bomb attack on National Police Academy in Colombia

18 Jan 2019 | 9:32 AM

United Nations, Jan 18 (UNI) United Nations 'strongly condemned' a car bomb attack at the National Police Academy in the Colombian capital Bogotá, which reportedly left at least nine dead and dozens injured.

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Trump announces plans to expand US missile defence

Trump announces plans to expand US missile defence

18 Jan 2019 | 9:22 AM

Washington, Jan 18 (UNI) US President Donald Trump announced plans for a huge expansion of US missile defence with aim of destroying enemy missiles “anywhere, anytime, any place”.

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Colombia school attack: Death Toll rises to 11

Colombia school attack: Death Toll rises to 11

18 Jan 2019 | 9:05 AM

Mexico City, Jan 18 (UNI) The death toll from the explosion at a police school in Colombia's Bogota reached 11, while 87 others sustained injuries, local media reported on Friday
The attack took place at General Santander Police Academy in Bogota on Thursday, ahead of a graduation ceremony at the school.

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Pakistan calls for inclusive peace process in Afghanistan

17 Jan 2019 | 10:45 PM

Islamabad, Jan 17 (UNI) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday called for an inclusive peace process in Afghanistan, during a telephone conversation with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, officials said.

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