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  • Turkish authorities report 16 Turkish nationals among crews of burning tankers off Crimea
  • Death toll in Kerch Strait tanker fire rises to 10 : Russia's maritime regulator
  • Thirteen killed, 22 injured in coach-tanker collision in SW Pakistan
  • Five sailors from two tankers burning in Kerch Strait rescued : Russian emergency services
  • Over 200 people injured, 24 killed during protests in Sudan : state minister
  • IS behind fresh suicide bombing against US forces in northern Syria
  • Jaitey calls Congress remarks on EVM hacking "lie and garbage"
  • 50-yr-old paramour arrested for murder of married woman in Thane
  • British PM refuses to back no deal Brexit or delay EU departure
  • EU replaces lack of evidence in Skripal case with solidarity with UK : Russian lawmaker
  • England look to retain third position in Windies series
  • Modi must construct Ram temple at Ayodhya-Puri Sankaracharaya
  • UN envoy arrives in Yemen's rebel-held capital to break Hodeidah stalemate
  • GoC 26 Div briefs J&K Guv on security
  • At least 40 servicemen detained for uprising attempt in Venezuela : reports
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US detains Iranian journalist for unspecified reason

16 Jan 2019 | 5:57 PM

Tehran, Jan 16 (UNI) Iranian news anchor and journalist Marzieh Hashemi, working for Iran's English-language news network, Press TV, was detained and jailed in the United States for unknown reasons, Press TV reported on Wednesday.

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Iran not violating international rules by launching satellites: Russia

16 Jan 2019 | 5:40 PM

Moscow, Jan 16 (UNI) Iran’s sending satellite into orbit does not breach international regulations, Russian Deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov said adding that there is no reason for criticizing Iran’s missile program.

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Palestine takes reins of UN coalition of developing countries

Palestine takes reins of UN coalition of developing countries

16 Jan 2019 | 5:03 PM

United Nations, Jan 16 (UNI) Palestine has been handed over the rotating Chairmanship of the G77 for 2019.

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White House considering Indra Nooyi to head World Bank

16 Jan 2019 | 5:00 PM

Washington, Jan 16 (UNI) The Trump administration is considering Indra Nooyi, former chief executive officer of PepsiCo, for the position of World Bank president, reports the New York Times, citing several people familiar with the process.

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UN strongly condemns ‘horrible terrorist act’ in Nairobi

UN strongly condemns ‘horrible terrorist act’ in Nairobi

16 Jan 2019 | 4:53 PM

United Nations, Jan 16 (UNI) Following a deadly terrorist attack in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, on Tuesday, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, and the President of the UN General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa, condemned the act and said they stand in solidarity with the Kenyan people.

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N Korean envoy to visit Washington this week: Reports

16 Jan 2019 | 4:48 PM

Washington, Jan 16 (UNI) Amid indications that the two world leaders are moving closer to a second summit, North Korea will send a top government official to US later this week, media reports said on Wednesday.

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Nairobi terror attack leaves 14 dead

Nairobi terror attack leaves 14 dead

16 Jan 2019 | 4:43 PM

Nairobi, Jan 16 (UNI) At least 14 people, including a US citizen were killed and several others injured in a deadly attack on a hotel and business complex frequented by foreigners, here, in the country's capital on Wednesday, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed.

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Chinese Scientists develop new moisture-wicking fabric

16 Jan 2019 | 4:26 PM

Beijing, Jan 16 (UNI) Chinese Scientists from Shanghai-based Donghua University have developed a new moisture-wicking fabric with ultra fast water evaporation and quick-dry performance.

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Turkey does not seek permission from anyone to fight terrorism: Erdogan

16 Jan 2019 | 4:15 PM

Ankara, Jan 16 (UNI) Turkey does not require permission from anyone to fight terrorism, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an article in the Russian Kommersant newspaper.

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Engaging with leaders to promote multilateralism: UNGA President

16 Jan 2019 | 3:28 PM

United Nations, Jan 16 (UNI) Convinced that “revitalizing the UN and advancing multilateralism go hand-in-hand”, United nations general assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces said that she was engaging with world leaders in New York and abroad, “to promote this objective”.

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Iranian TV anchor arrested in US

Iranian TV anchor arrested in US

16 Jan 2019 | 2:41 PM

Washington, Jan 16 (UNI) An Iranian television woman anchor has been arrested in the US, according to Iran’s English-language Press TV on Wednesday.

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EU regrets after Brexit deal rejected by British Parliament

16 Jan 2019 | 1:54 PM

London, Jan 16 (UNI) The risk of a disorderly Brexit has increased since the Withdrawal Agreement was turned down by British MPs , arousing dismay and regret by European Union (EU) leaders.

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Philippine troops rescue Indonesian hostage kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf

16 Jan 2019 | 12:40 PM

Manila, Jan 16 (UNI) The Philippine troops have rescued an Indonesian kidnapped by terrorist group Abu Sayyaf after nearly four months in captivity, the military said on Wednesday.

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Drug syndicate using airline crew member as courier busted in Australia

16 Jan 2019 | 11:10 AM

Sydney, Jan 16 (UNI) Australian police have broken up an organized crime syndicate which they said imported 14 million US dollars worth of drugs using an airline cabin crew member as a courier.

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At least 11 dead in attack at Nairobi hotel complex

At least 11 dead in attack at Nairobi hotel complex

16 Jan 2019 | 11:02 AM

Nairobi, Jan 16 (UNI) At least 11 people, including a US citizen have been killed here by the suspected militants in a luxury hotel complex.

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