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  • Brexit: Theresa at Brussels EU summit to urge short delay
  • Twelve rescued after blast rocks industrial park in eastern China
  • Libya at critical juncture, UN mission head tells SC
  • CM mourns passing away of former MLA & CPI(M) leader Prof Bawant Singh
  • Pak violates ceasefire twice in a day, jawan martyred on LoC
  • Aishwarya Pissay set for Portuguese round of FIM Bajas World Cup
  • Another encounter ensues b/w militants, security forces in Baramulla
  • UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader
  • Situation in Yemen dire, says OHCHR
  • D K Shivakumar meets Congress leaders in Mandya
  • Pentagon launches internal probe against acting chief on bias allegations
  • Karnataka appeals Maharashtra to release 4 tmc of water to mitigate drinking water problem
  • Venezuela -- worrying destabilising factor in region, Bachelet
  • Not contesting election nor campaigning for any political party: Salman
  • Karnataka appeals Maharashtra to release 4 tmc of water to mitigate drinking water problem
World

China defends Uighurs crackdown, claims to arrest 13,000 ‘terrorists’ detained since 2014

18 Mar 2019 | 6:03 PM

Beijing, Mar 18 (UNI) After facing huge criticism against Uighurs crackdown in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR), the Chinese government issued a white paper on Monday on what it calls “the fight against terrorism” and “human rights protection” by defending its action towards the minority population.

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Netherlands : Several injured in Utrecht tram shooting

Netherlands : Several injured in Utrecht tram shooting

18 Mar 2019 | 5:41 PM

Utrecht, Mar 18 (UNI) Scores of people have been injured on Monday after a shooting incident took place at 24 Oktoberplein in the Dutch city of Utrecht, according to police.

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India, Maldives to work together for security in Indian Ocean Region, tackle Climate change

India, Maldives to work together for security in Indian Ocean Region, tackle Climate change

18 Mar 2019 | 3:09 PM

Male (Maldives), Mar 18 (UNI) India and Maldives on Monday pledged to work together to maintain peace and security in the Indian Ocean Region and also take adequate steps to strengthen the global response to climate change especially to island nations through multilateral fora including the UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement.

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Death toll of Indonesia's flash floods, landslides rises to 77

Death toll of Indonesia's flash floods, landslides rises to 77

18 Mar 2019 | 2:48 PM

Jakarta, Mar 18 (UNI) The death toll from flash floods and landslides in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province has climbed to 77 with 116 others injured, a local official in charge of rescue efforts said on Monday.

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Pak FM Qureshi reaches China to discuss CPEC

Pak FM Qureshi reaches China to discuss CPEC

18 Mar 2019 | 1:50 PM

Beijing, Mar 18 (UNI) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in Beijing on Monday for first ever Pakistan-China Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue scheduled from March 18-20.

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Australia to boost security at holy places

Australia to boost security at holy places

18 Mar 2019 | 1:43 PM

Canberra, Mar 18 (UNI) Australia is set to tighten its security by adding additional security measures at holy places like places of of worship and religious religious educational institutions in the wake of deadly shooting at mosques in New Zealand, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday.

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Pakistan national flag to fly half-mast to pay homage to NZ terror victims

Pakistan national flag to fly half-mast to pay homage to NZ terror victims

18 Mar 2019 | 1:04 PM

Islamabad, Mar 18 (UNI) Pakistan National Flag will fly at half-mast across the country on Monday in reverence of the martyred and injured in New Zealand mass shooting on Friday last.

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Three dead, dozens injured as quake-triggered landslides hit Lombok island in Indonesia

Three dead, dozens injured as quake-triggered landslides hit Lombok island in Indonesia

18 Mar 2019 | 12:44 PM

Jakarta, Mar 18 (UNI) Three tourists were killed and dozens got injured as quake-triggered landslides struck a tourist resort in Lombok island of Indonesia.

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Sushma meets Maldives Home Minister, discusses bilateral issues

Sushma meets Maldives Home Minister, discusses bilateral issues

18 Mar 2019 | 12:17 PM

Male (Maldives), Mar 18 (UNI) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday held talks with Maldives Home Minister Imran Abdulla and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties.

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Australian police raids home of Christchurch gunman's sister

18 Mar 2019 | 10:55 AM

Canberra, Mar 18 (UNI) The Australian Counter-terrorism police have raided two homes in New South Wales, including one linked to the sister of Brenton Harrison Tarrant, the gunman responsible for fatal shootings at two mosques in New Zealand last week.

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Gurinder Khalsa pledges to donate his salary, if elected on Fisher City Council

Gurinder Khalsa pledges to donate his salary, if elected on Fisher City Council

18 Mar 2019 | 8:54 AM

Fishers (Indiana), Mar 17 (UNI) Indian-American philanthropist and entrepreneur Gurinder Singh Khalsa urged the Sikh community to vote and extend full support to him as he contesting for Fishers City Council at a fund raiser function at Royal Indian Restaurant in Castleton here on Monday.

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Two soldiers killed, five militants injured in clash in northern Iraq

Two soldiers killed, five militants injured in clash in northern Iraq

18 Mar 2019 | 8:33 AM

Mosul, Iraq, Mar 18 (UNI) A clash in northern Iraq killed two Iraqi soldiers and wounded five Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants on Sunday, the Iraqi military said.

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Political imperative to support Syria on path to peace: UN Chief

Political imperative to support Syria on path to peace: UN Chief

17 Mar 2019 | 8:49 PM

United Nations, Mar 17 (UNI) Governments across the world have a 'moral obligation' to help Syrians 'unite around a vision for their common future', finally bringing an end to eight years of brutal conflict, said the UN Secretary-General.

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New Zealand attack: 4 Bangladeshis confirmed dead

New Zealand attack: 4 Bangladeshis confirmed dead

17 Mar 2019 | 8:00 PM

Dhaka, Mar 17 (UNI) State minister for foreign affairs Bangladesh M Shahriar Alam on Sunday said four Bangladesh nationals died in New Zealand terror attacks, in mosques and feared that the figure may go up to six.

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Flash floods in Indonesia's Papua claim 63 lives

Flash floods in Indonesia's Papua claim 63 lives

17 Mar 2019 | 5:19 PM

Jakarta, Mar 17 (UNI) At least 63 people died and dozens others went missing as flash floods hit Indonesia's easternmost Papua province on Saturday night, a local disaster agency official said on Sunday.

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