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  • US quits UN human rights body, citing bias vs Israel, alarming critics
  • UN rights boss says US should be stepping up, not retreating
  • US withdraws from U N Human Rights Council -US Ambassador Haley
  • FIFA World cup: Russia beats Egypt by 3-1
  • Russia on brink of knockout stage after win over Egypt
  • England hit record 481 in ODI thrashing of Australia
  • Soccer-Brazil winless but not worrying yet, says Coutinho
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For those staying in shelters, health should be the least of their worries

14 Jun 2018 | 9:37 AM

Escuintla, June 14 (UNI) Its only six in the morning, but 25-year-old Maria is already up after another sleepless night in the Jose Martí shelter in Escuintla.

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Yobe declares end of cholera

Yobe declares end of cholera

14 Jun 2018 | 9:30 AM

Damaturu, June 14 (UNI) With more than 14 days since the last reported case of cholera, Yobe State Ministry of Health has declared that the outbreak is over on June 12.

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Overfall rain flooding make life difficult for people in Bangladesh

Overfall rain flooding make life difficult for people in Bangladesh

13 Jun 2018 | 9:45 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, June 13 (UNI) Following heavy rain and onrush of water from the hills, rising water levels of a number of rivers in several districts around the Bangladesh have left people marooned after damaging protection dams and flooding the areas.

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Nikkei Asia Prize to Sulabh Founder Bindeshwar Pathak

13 Jun 2018 | 7:04 PM

TOKYO, June 13 (UNI) Well known Indian Social worker and the man behind low cost toilet revolution “Sulabh Sauchalya “ Dr.

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Rohingyas affected by rain, says UNHCR

13 Jun 2018 | 6:22 PM

Dhaka, June 13 ( UNI) Nearly 2,500 Rohingya families, comprising eleven thousand people have been affected by torrential rains accompanied by storms in Bangladesh, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) spokesperson said at a press briefing.

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US to sell six Apache attack helicopters to India

US to sell six Apache attack helicopters to India

13 Jun 2018 | 5:59 PM

Washington, June 13 (UNI) The Trump administration has approved the sale of six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for $930 million, saying it would improve the security of India which continues to be an important force for political stability, peace, and economic progress in South Asia and strengthen US-India strategic partnership.

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Defence Minister Sitharaman inaugurates BEL’s office in Vietnam

Defence Minister Sitharaman inaugurates BEL’s office in Vietnam

13 Jun 2018 | 5:33 PM

Hanoi, Jun 13 (UNI) With an objective to take defence ties to the next level, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has held bilateral talks with her Vietnamese counterpart General Ngo Xuan Lich and also inaugurated an office of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) in Hanoi.

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UK justice minister resigns over Brexit policy

13 Jun 2018 | 5:28 PM

London, June 13 (UNI) A UK Conservative MP has resigned as justice minister in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit policy, according to an Euronews report.

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Trump shows to Kim video promising future

13 Jun 2018 | 5:24 PM

Singapore, June 13 (UNI) Donald Trump said he didn't have time to include in his agreement with Kim Jong-un guarantees that North Korea's disarmament would be "verifiable and irreversible".

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UN says China played important role in Korean Peninsula situation

13 Jun 2018 | 5:00 PM

United Nations, June 13 (UNI) The United Nations has said that China payed an important and positive role in the situation on the Korean Peninsula.

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Nawaz, Maryam expected to leave for London tomorrow

Nawaz, Maryam expected to leave for London tomorrow

13 Jun 2018 | 4:35 PM

Islamabad, June 13 (UNI) Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam Nawaz are expected to leave for London on Thursday, according to a Dunya News report on Wednesday.

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Nepal’s largest hydro project in the offing

13 Jun 2018 | 4:21 PM

Kathmandu, June 13 (UNI) The Nepali Department of Electricity Development (DoED) is preparing to award a survey licence for the largest ever hydropower project in Nepal to state-owned Vidhyut Utpadan Company, according to a report in The Kathmandu Post on Wednesday.

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PM, NHRC chief meet to discuss Ganga Maya hunger strike

13 Jun 2018 | 4:17 PM

Kathmandu, June 13 (UNI) Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Anup Raj Sharma on Wednesday held discussion regarding the demands of Ganga Maya Adhikari, who has been seeking justice for the murder of her son Krishna Prasad Adhikari for the past 13 years.

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B'desh: Footpath shops attract people for Eid shopping

13 Jun 2018 | 3:59 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, June 13 ( UNI) Makeshift shops on footpaths and open spaces in the capital and other major cities across the country are attracting common people for Eid shopping at cheaper rates.

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SC orders Musharraf to return to Pakistan by 2pm tomorrow

13 Jun 2018 | 3:43 PM

Islamabad, June 13 (UNI) The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday ordered former president Pervez Musharraf to return to Pakistan by June 14, according to a Geo TV report.

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