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  • Cyclone Idai: '15,000 people still need to be rescued'
  • Blast erupts in factory in Egypt's Ain Sokhna, casualties reported
  • 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
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Afghanistan: 50 killed as clash continues

Afghanistan: 50 killed as clash continues

16 Mar 2019 | 8:58 PM

Kabul, Mar 16 (UNI) More than 50 militants were killed and many others sustained injuries in Bala Murghab district of Afghanistan Badghis province over the past 24 hours, an army statement on Saturday said.

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New Zealand shootings: suspect appears in court

16 Mar 2019 | 8:20 PM

Wellington, Mar 16 (UNI) The primary suspect in New Zealand’s deadly shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, appeared in court on Saturday, Authorities said.

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New Zealand attack: Four Pakistanis killed, nine missing

New Zealand attack: Four Pakistanis killed, nine missing

16 Mar 2019 | 8:02 PM

Islamabad, Mar 16 (UNI) At least four Pakistanis have reportedly been killed while nine others were still missing after the terrorist attacks at two mosques in Christchurch city of New Zealand, which claimed the lives of 49 people,officials said on Saturday.

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Landslide in China claims seven lives, thirteen missing

16 Mar 2019 | 7:25 PM

Taiyuan, Mar 16 (UNI) A landslide in China's Shanxi Province has claimed seven lives while 13 others were missing, local authorities said on Saturday.

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Landslide in China claims seven lives, thirteen missing

16 Mar 2019 | 7:25 PM

Taiyuan, Mar 16 (UNI) A landslide in China's Shanxi Province has claimed seven lives while 13 others were missing, local authorities said on Saturday.

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Nations pledge to curb single-use plastic by 2030

Nations pledge to curb single-use plastic by 2030

16 Mar 2019 | 5:44 PM

Nairobi, Mar 16 (UNI) One hundred and seventy countries have pledged to "significantly reduce" the use of items such as plastic bags and straws by 2030.

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Massive protests in Algeria demanding change

16 Mar 2019 | 4:54 PM

Algiers, Mar 17 (UNI) Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in the Algerian capital and many other places of the country demanding deep systemic change.

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UN ‘comes together in sadness and solidarity’ to honour staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight

UN ‘comes together in sadness and solidarity’ to honour staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight

16 Mar 2019 | 1:43 PM

United Nations, Mar 16 (UNI) UN Secretary-General António Guterres has given his tribute to those UN members who were killed in Boeing 737 Max 8 Ethiopian Airlines crash.

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Voices of young climate action activists ‘give me hope’, says Guterres

Voices of young climate action activists ‘give me hope’, says Guterres

16 Mar 2019 | 1:21 PM

United Nations, Mar 16 (UNI) Responding to the youth activists who took to the streets, UN chief António Guterres has said that he understood the anxiety and “fear for the future” behind their actions but added that “humankind is capable of enormous achievements.

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Trump signs first veto over border emergency declaration

Trump signs first veto over border emergency declaration

16 Mar 2019 | 1:11 PM

Washington, Mar 16 (UNI) US President Donald Trump on Friday signed his first-ever veto to overturn legislation from Congress aimed at blocking his national emergency declaration on the southern border.

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UN Environment Assembly pledges to plastic reduction by 2030

UN Environment Assembly pledges to plastic reduction by 2030

16 Mar 2019 | 12:47 PM

Nairobi, Kenya, Mar 16 (UNI) The international community seem to be listening to calls for climate action as 170 member countries of the UN Environment Assembly pledged to 'significantly reduce' the use of plastics by 2030.

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US, Canada, EU impose new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

US, Canada, EU impose new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

16 Mar 2019 | 9:01 AM

Washington, Mar 16 (UNI) The United States, together with the European Union and Canada, imposed new sanctions on more than a dozen Russian officials and businesses in response to the country's "continued aggression in Ukraine.

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New Zealand shooting: Iran FM blames 'west' for anti-muslim attacks

New Zealand shooting: Iran FM blames 'west' for anti-muslim attacks

15 Mar 2019 | 11:19 PM

Tehran, Mar 15 (UNI) Hours after terror attacks against Muslims praying in Mosques in New Zealand, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blamed “Western hypocrisy” for the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand that killed at least 49 worshippers and wounded dozens during Friday prayers.

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Trump condemns terrorist attack on worshipers in New Zealand mosques

15 Mar 2019 | 9:45 PM

Washington, Mar 15 (UNI) US President Donald Trump on Friday condemned the "horrible massacre" at two mosques in New Zealand, in what the White House described as a "vicious act of hate.

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World Bank approves $ 70 million to improve services in rural Sri Lanka

15 Mar 2019 | 9:24 PM

Colombo, Mar 15 (UNI) The World Bank on Friday approved a $70 million credit to improve the quality of life of around one million people living in Northern, North Central, Eastern and Uva Provinces in Sri Lanka.

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