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SC rejects Russian request to condemn airstrikes in Syria

SC rejects Russian request to condemn airstrikes in Syria

15 Apr 2018 | 2:41 PM

United Nations, Apr 15 (UNI) In an address to an emergency meeting of the Security Council, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres cautioned against the crisis in Syria “spiraling out of control.

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US still 'locked and loaded' for new chemical attacks on Syria

US still 'locked and loaded' for new chemical attacks on Syria

15 Apr 2018 | 2:39 PM

Washington, Apr 15 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has warned Syria's government the US is "locked and loaded" to strike again if it carries out new chemical attacks, according to a BBC News on Sunday.

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EU supports all efforts to prevent use of chemical weapons

EU supports all efforts to prevent use of chemical weapons

14 Apr 2018 | 7:19 PM

Brussels, Apr 14 (UNI) The European Union (EU) is supportive of all efforts aimed at preventing the use of chemical weapons, its High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said in a statement on Saturday.

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Bangladesh celebrates Pahela Baishakh

14 Apr 2018 | 6:13 PM

Dhaka, Apr 14 ( UNI) Bangladesh on Saturday celebrating Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year 1425, upholding the rich cultural values and rituals of the Bengalis to find out their root and march forward to build a prosperous Bangladesh.

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Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei calls air strikes 'major crimes'

Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei calls air strikes 'major crimes'

14 Apr 2018 | 5:11 PM

Tehran, Apr 14 (UNI) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has accused the US and its allies of committing a "major crime" with its trilateral strikes on Syrian targets overnight, in a tweet on Saturday morning.

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French FM: New intervention in Syria possible

14 Apr 2018 | 4:27 PM

Paris, Apr 14 (UNI) Undertaking new military action in Syria remains on the table should red lines be crossed again, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Saturday.

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Russia says Syria chem attack staged by foreign rival

Russia says Syria chem attack staged by foreign rival

14 Apr 2018 | 3:48 PM

London, Apr 14 (UNI) Russia said it had "irrefutable" evidence that the deadly Syria chemical weapons attack that has prompted the US to consider airstrikes was fabricated.

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Climate change newest enemy faced by Scotland's castles

14 Apr 2018 | 3:06 PM

London, Apr 14 (UNI) Scotland's centuries-old castles are proving vulnerable to the threat of global warming, according to an Euronews report.

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Nepali New Year being marked across the nation

14 Apr 2018 | 2:37 PM

Kathmandu, Apr 14 (UNI) Nepali New Year is being marked by exchanging greetings across the country on Saturday.

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From entry to exit: The politics of Nawaz Sharif

14 Apr 2018 | 1:45 PM

Islamabad, Apr 14 (UNI) Although his entry into politics might have been accidental and unexpected, Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif's exit from Pakistan's political arena after his lifetime disqualification by the Supreme Court — a major setback for the PML-N leader, his party, and his family — was expected.

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UN chief warns against escalation over Syria

UN chief warns against escalation over Syria

14 Apr 2018 | 12:33 PM

United Nations, Apr 14 (UNI) The United Nations Secretary-General has called on the international community to avoid actions which could escalate the crisis in Syria and deepen the suffering of its people.

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Conditions not conducive for Rohingyas to return home

14 Apr 2018 | 12:10 PM

United Nations, Apr 14 (UNI) The United Nations refugee agency and the Government of Bangladesh have signed a cooperation agreement on the safe, dignified return of Rohingya refugees to their homes in Myanmar, “once conditions there are conducive.

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Short-sighted investment endangers progress: UN report

14 Apr 2018 | 12:07 PM

United Nations, Apr 14 (UNI) While a moderate upturn in the world economy led to more development financing in 2017, a new United Nations report has revealed that the vast majority of investment is still short-term oriented, putting global commitments to create sustainable economies at risk.

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UN chief for body to determine chem attack perpetrators in Syria

14 Apr 2018 | 12:04 PM

United Nations, Apr 14 (UNI) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has again called for the creation of an independent panel that could determine who used chemical weapons in Syria, as the absence of such a body increases the risks of a military escalation in a country already riven by “confrontations and proxy wars.

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World must nurture courage to care: UN chief

14 Apr 2018 | 11:59 AM

United Nations, Apr 14 (UNI) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has urged the world to reflect on the suffering of those who perished, as well as survived, the Rwandan genocide, and resolve to prevent such atrocities from ever happening again.

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