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  • Mehul Choksi may return to India, if his health improves: lawyer
  • BJP Kerala General Secretary K Surendran arrested
  • Woman allegedly attacks her children, attempts suicide in Delhi
  • Guv compliments administration for ensuring free, fair panchayat polls
  • HC passes discharge order in favour of CM
  • England on the brink of tense, series-clinching victory
  • KTR receives Business Reformer of the Year Award on behalf of CM KTR
  • Brilliant South Africa bowling sees off Australia in shortened match
  • Trent Boult four-for inspires New Zealand fightback against Pakistan
  • UNGA committee approves resolution on rights violations against Rohingyas
  • Two youths arrested for murder of 60-yr-old man in Thane
  • One more debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Nanded
  • Telangana Assembly polls 2018: 643 nominations received on 6th day
  • High turnout in J&K local body polls sets the tone for next eight phases of elections
  • Farmers Protest: Seven trains from Jammu Tawi Railway Station cancelled
World

Ukraine: Temp plunges amid rising humanitarian needs

16 Nov 2018 | 8:22 PM

United Nations, Nov 16 (UNI) Amidst an ongoing active conflict that seems to have fallen off the international community’s radar, temperatures in eastern Ukraine dropping well below zero and leaving millions are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance, said the United Nations, calling for support.

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SC to see appointment of Zulfi Bukhari as PM special assistant

SC to see appointment of Zulfi Bukhari as PM special assistant

16 Nov 2018 | 8:11 PM

Islamabad, Nov 16 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday sought a detailed report from the government on the appointment of Zulfi Bukhari as the Pakistan Prime Minister's special assistant on overseas Pakistanis and human resource development.

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Israel to hold early elections: reports

16 Nov 2018 | 8:06 PM

JERUSALEM, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Israeli will hold early elections, which was decided after the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Education Minister Naftali Bennett concluded their meeting on Friday, Israeli media reported.

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UNICEF 'Alarmed' after 30 children killed in Syrian town held by US-led forces – Official

16 Nov 2018 | 8:02 PM

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Sputnik) The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is concerned by reports that as many as 30 children were killed in recent attacks on Syria’s al-Shafa village, which is controlled by the US-led coalition, Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa Geert Cappelaere said in a statement on Friday.

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UN sees ‘rare’ victory for humanitarian diplomacy in Syria

16 Nov 2018 | 7:46 PM

United Nations, Nov 16 (UNI) Following successful delivery of lifesaving aid to tens of thousands of displaced Syrians in the ‘desolate’ area around Rukban camp last week, the United Nations is working urgently to send another convoy of supplies by mid-December, Jan Egeland, Senior Advisor to the UN Special Envoy on Yemen said.

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East Africa bloc hails lifting of sanctions on Eritrea

16 Nov 2018 | 7:42 PM

NAIROBI, Nov 16 (Xinhua) East African bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), on Friday welcomed the decision by the UN Security Council (UNSC) to lift the arms embargo and targeted sanctions imposed on Eritrea nine years ago.

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US Responsible for Catastrophic Situation in Syria's Rukban Camp -Russian Defence Ministry

16 Nov 2018 | 7:37 PM

MOSCOW, Nov 16 (Sputnik) The United States is responsible for the catastrophic humanitarian situation in the Rukban refugee camp in Syria, as it has illegally occupied this territory, Yury Tarasov, the representative of the Russian Defence Ministry in taskforces on ceasefire and humanitarian issues in Geneva, said on Friday.

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Over 6,000 Militants of US-Controlled Group Among Refugees in Rukban - Russian Ministry

16 Nov 2018 | 7:33 PM

MOSCOW, Nov16 (Sputnik) More than 6,000 militants of the Maghawir Al-Thawra group, controlled by the United States, are among the 50,000 refugees in the Rukban refugee camp in Syria, the Russian Defence Ministry's representative in task forces for ceasefire and humanitarian assistance in Geneva, Yury Tarasov, said at a meeting of the Russian and Syrian headquarters for the return of refugees.

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Over 1,200 Syrians Return Home From Abroad Over Past 24 Hours – Russian Defence Ministry

16 Nov 2018 | 7:27 PM

MOSCOW, Nov 16 (Sputnik) More than 1,200 Syrian refugees have returned to their home country from Jordan and Lebanon over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry's Center for the Reception, Allocation and Accommodation of Refugees said on Friday.

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UN to ramp up food aid to Yemen as famine risk grows

16 Nov 2018 | 7:23 PM

United Nations, Nov 16 (UNI) As the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) prepares to ramp up aid to Yemen, in the face of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, David Beasley, Executive-Director of the agency, issued a heartfelt plea for all warring parties to end “this horrible war.

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Funeral prayer held for murdered Saudi journalist Khashoggi in Istanbul

16 Nov 2018 | 7:16 PM

ISTANBUL, Nov 16 (Xinhua) A funeral prayer was held in Istanbul on Friday for the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Israel to hold early elections: reports

16 Nov 2018 | 7:12 PM

JERUSALEM, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Israeli will hold early elections, which was decided after the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Education Minister Naftali Bennett concluded their meeting on Friday, Israeli media reported.

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DPRK says to deport US citizen

16 Nov 2018 | 7:09 PM

PYONGYANG, Nov 16 (Xinhua) The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has decided to deport a US citizen detained for illegally entering the country, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Friday.

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Ethiopia's ongoing crackdown on corruption, human rights abuse will continue: PM

16 Nov 2018 | 6:56 PM

ADDIS ABABA, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has announced that the ongoing crackdown on corruption and human rights abuse will continue by bringing perpetrators to justice.

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Lebanon's speaker proposes solution to break cabinet's deadlock

16 Nov 2018 | 6:49 PM

BEIRUT, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said Friday that he has proposed a solution to break the deadlock of government formation caused by a rift among political factions over representation.

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