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Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site

17 Apr 2018 | 10:51 AM

Damascus, Apr 17 (UNI)Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria will be permitted to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack on Wednesday, Russia has said.

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PM arrives in Sweden on  two-day visit

PM arrives in Sweden on two-day visit

17 Apr 2018 | 10:13 AM

Stockholm, Apr 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Sweden for a two-day visit to attend the first India-Nordic Summit.

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Belize steps up to prioritize health challenges faced by its youth

Belize steps up to prioritize health challenges faced by its youth

17 Apr 2018 | 8:58 AM

Belize, Apr 17 (UNI) Jared Cain, 18, from the south side of Belize city, Belize, knows all too well the sound of gunshots.

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WHO urges action on Europe’s biggest killers to reduce early deaths by third

WHO urges action on Europe’s biggest killers to reduce early deaths by third

17 Apr 2018 | 8:47 AM

Sitges, Spain, Apr 17 (UNI) How can health systems in the WHO European region save more people from Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, and help meet the global
goal to reduce premature deaths from NCDs by 33 per cent by 2030?
Ministers of health and senior policy-makers are gathering in Sitges, on April 16–18, to address this question at the High-Level Regional Meeting: Health Systems Respond to NCDs.

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China says would ensure steady development of ties with India

16 Apr 2018 | 7:38 PM

Beijing, Apr 16 (UNI) China on Monday said it would explore new areas for cooperation and ensure steady development of bilateral ties which hold "great potential".

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UAE may allow transit passengers ‘day out in the city’

16 Apr 2018 | 5:45 PM

Dubai, Apr 16 (UNI) The United Arab Emirates government is planning to allow transit passengers “a day out in the city,” state news agency WAM reported.

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Japan, China discuss Indo-Pacific, RCEP in economic dialogue

16 Apr 2018 | 4:04 PM

Tokyo, Apr 16 (UNI) Japan and China on Monday discussed their visions for development across the Indo-Pacific region -- Japan's "free and open Indo-Pacific" strategy and China's "Belt and Road Initiative" infrastructure megaproject.

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Bangladesh calls for early repatriations of Rohingyas

15 Apr 2018 | 7:46 PM

Dhaka, Apr 15 (UNI) Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali has called for the safe return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar to have an early solution to the humanitarian crisis as there are security issues.

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Winnie Mandela: Soweto send-off for anti-apartheid fighter

15 Apr 2018 | 7:30 PM

(Rptg, adding dateline)
Cape Town, Apr 15 (UNI)Large crowds gathered in South Africa for the funeral of the anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, A BBC News report said on Sunday.

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Winnie Mandela: Soweto send-off for anti-apartheid fighter

15 Apr 2018 | 6:20 PM

Large crowds gathered in South Africa for the funeral of the anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, A BBC News report said on Sunday.

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NK and eco-ties on agenda as Chinese and Japanese FMs meet in Tokyo

NK and eco-ties on agenda as Chinese and Japanese FMs meet in Tokyo

15 Apr 2018 | 5:46 PM

Tokyo, Apr 15 (UNI) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has begun a visit to Japan - described as a major step forward in improving frosty relations, as Tokyo tries to stay involved in a flurry of international diplomacy over North Korea, a report in the South China Morning Post said on Sunday.

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Russia begins delivery of advanced assault copters to Pak

15 Apr 2018 | 4:26 PM

Islamabad, Apr 15 (UNI) The Pakistan Army Aviation Corps has begun receiving the Mi-35 assault helicopters it ordered from Russia back in 2015, according to a report in The Diplomat.

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Sikh pilgrims take part in Baisakhi festivities in Pakistan

Sikh pilgrims take part in Baisakhi festivities in Pakistan

15 Apr 2018 | 4:19 PM

Islamabad, Apr 15 (UNI) Sikh pilgrims arrived in Pakistan to commemorate the 319th Baisakhi festival that celebrates and welcomes spring, and marks the harvest of Rabi crops.

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Kim meets Chinese official, calls for strengthening ties

Kim meets Chinese official, calls for strengthening ties

15 Apr 2018 | 4:11 PM

United Nations, Apr 15 (UNI) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has personally greeted senior Chinese diplomat Song Tao in Pyongyang on Sunday, state media reported.

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Syria's chemical weapons won't be ignored, says Johnson

15 Apr 2018 | 3:08 PM

London, Apr 15 (UNI) Global powers will not "turn a blind eye" to the use of of chemical weapons, the UK foreign secretary has warned a day after US-led strikes in Syria, according to a BBC News report said.

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