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  • Counting of votes for 21 LS and 146 Assembly seats begins in Odisha amid tight security
  • Counting begins eight LS seats in Marathwada region
  • Counting of votes starts at 77 centres in UP for 80 Lok Sabha seats
  • Counting of votes begins for 14 Assam LS seats
  • Counting begins amid tight security in TN, AIADMK's fate to be known
  • Two girls killed, one injured after hit by mudslide in Baramulla
  • As all eyes on counting of votes, BJP talking about 100-day agenda of 'new Govt'
  • Pakistan records 52 pc in FDI
  • US state dept says Turkey to face ‘very negative’ consequences if S-400 sale takes place
  • UK labour chairman calls for snap election after senior Tory quits
  • Nath confident of Cong win
World

Mali violence: Nigerian peacekeeper killed in Timbuktu

19 May 2019 | 6:27 PM

Bamako, May 19 (UNI) A Nigerian UN peacekeeper has been killed and another injured by unidentified assailants in Timbuktu, in northern Mali, the UN says.

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Sudan crisis: Arrests over protesters' killings

19 May 2019 | 6:23 PM

Khartoum, May 19 (UNI) The suspects in the killings of at least five pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, have been arrested, the military council says.

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How National Gallery's art was hidden from Hitler

How National Gallery's art was hidden from Hitler

19 May 2019 | 6:18 PM

London, May 19 (UNI) Almost 80 years ago Snowdonia prepared to keep a welcome in the hillside for some of the world's most treasured paintings.

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European elections 2019: Political climate may boost Greens

European elections 2019: Political climate may boost Greens

19 May 2019 | 6:15 PM

London, May 19 (UNI) Are Europe's Green parties benefiting from a Greta Thunberg effect?
The Fridays for Future environmental protests, championed by the teenage Swedish activist, have put climate change concerns centre-stage, days away from the European elections, say a BBC News report by Bethany Bell.

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Abe wants to talk frankly with Kim about Japanese abductees

19 May 2019 | 5:59 PM

Tokyo, May 19 (UNI) Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated Sunday his hope to hold unconditional and candid talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the issue of Japanese abductees of 1970 and 1980s.

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Rescuers help climbers stranded on Yakushima Island

19 May 2019 | 5:47 PM

Tokyo, May 19 (UNI) At least 314 people stranded by heavy rains — many of them overnight — managed to descend a mountain on Yakushima Island, Kagoshima Prefecture with the help of rescuers from the Japan Coast Guard, the Ground Self-Defense Forces and others on Sunday.

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Blast at three-storey building in Germany's Bavaria, reason uncertain

19 May 2019 | 4:53 PM

Berlin, May 19 (UNI) A blast took place in a three-storey building at Bavaria of Germany on Sunday, damaging several cars and houses in the vicinity.

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Helicopter crashes in Hong Kong, killing at least one person

19 May 2019 | 4:01 PM

Hong Kong, May 19 (UNI) At least one person died in a helicopter crash in the northern New Territories of Hong Kong on Sunday.

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S. Arabia calls GCC, Arab League meetings

19 May 2019 | 3:47 PM

Jeddah, May 19 (UNI) Saudi Arabia has called two emergency meetings of the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council and Arab League member countries in Makkah on May 30 to discuss the security situation in the region.

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Former Namibian VP Nickey Iyambo dies

19 May 2019 | 3:47 PM

Windhoek, May 19 (UNI) Former Vice-President of Namibia Nickey Iyambo died at the age of 82.

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Our own people will fund govt, says Imran

Our own people will fund govt, says Imran

19 May 2019 | 3:41 PM

Islamabad, May 19 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he will show how to collect the money to run the country.

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Trump breaks silence amid Alabama abortion ban row

Trump breaks silence amid Alabama abortion ban row

19 May 2019 | 3:19 PM

Washington, May 19 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has outlined his "strongly pro-life" views on abortion amid controversy over strict new laws passed in several states.

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Labour MP denies claims he was 'Czech spy'

Labour MP denies claims he was 'Czech spy'

19 May 2019 | 2:49 PM

London, May 19 UNI) Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has denied claims that he was a Cold War spy who passed confidential government files to communist Czechoslovakia in the 1960s.

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Eurovision 2019: Netherlands wins song contest

Eurovision 2019: Netherlands wins song contest

19 May 2019 | 2:35 PM

Tel Aviv, May 19 (UNI) The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with his song Arcade.

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EC: Code of Practice against disinformation

19 May 2019 | 2:32 PM

Brussels, May 19 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) has published the reports and analysis of the progress made in April 2019 by Facebook, Google and Twitter to fight disinformation.

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