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  • Death toll from California wildfire rises to 76 - Police
  • May says Parliament take Britain ‘Back to Square One’ if rejects Brexit deal
  • UN Secretary General says ‘No Alternative’ to Paris Agreement on climate change
  • Netanyahu to meet finance minister to prevent snap elections
  • British PM busy seeking support for her Brexit deal
  • Iran, India discuss trade cooperation under US sanctions
  • US State Dept refutes ‘Inaccurate’ reports of Khashoggi Case
  • US State Dept refutes ‘Inaccurate’ reports of Khashoggi Case
  • Militants shelling attack kills 18 Syria servicemen in Latakia Province
  • Number of people injured during protests in France rises to 227
  • HPU prospectus scam: university puts errant official under suspension
  • BJP Kerala General Secretary K Surendran arrested
  • UIDAI CEO AB Pandey appointed as next Revenue Secretary
  • Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash transferred to Telecom dept
World

UN to ramp up food aid to Yemen as famine risk grows

16 Nov 2018 | 7:23 PM

United Nations, Nov 16 (UNI) As the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) prepares to ramp up aid to Yemen, in the face of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, David Beasley, Executive-Director of the agency, issued a heartfelt plea for all warring parties to end “this horrible war.

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Funeral prayer held for murdered Saudi journalist Khashoggi in Istanbul

16 Nov 2018 | 7:16 PM

ISTANBUL, Nov 16 (Xinhua) A funeral prayer was held in Istanbul on Friday for the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Israel to hold early elections: reports

16 Nov 2018 | 7:12 PM

JERUSALEM, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Israeli will hold early elections, which was decided after the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Education Minister Naftali Bennett concluded their meeting on Friday, Israeli media reported.

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DPRK says to deport US citizen

16 Nov 2018 | 7:09 PM

PYONGYANG, Nov 16 (Xinhua) The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has decided to deport a US citizen detained for illegally entering the country, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Friday.

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Ethiopia's ongoing crackdown on corruption, human rights abuse will continue: PM

16 Nov 2018 | 6:56 PM

ADDIS ABABA, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has announced that the ongoing crackdown on corruption and human rights abuse will continue by bringing perpetrators to justice.

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Lebanon's speaker proposes solution to break cabinet's deadlock

16 Nov 2018 | 6:49 PM

BEIRUT, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said Friday that he has proposed a solution to break the deadlock of government formation caused by a rift among political factions over representation.

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Co-leader of German populist party denies allegations over Swiss donations

16 Nov 2018 | 6:43 PM

BERLIN, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Alice Weidel, the co-leader of the Alternative for Germany (AfD), vehemently rejected accusations on Friday that she was personally responsible for any misconduct in a campaign finance scandal which has engulfed her party.

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Family of Indonesia's crashed plane passenger lodges lawsuit against Boeing

16 Nov 2018 | 5:55 PM

JAKARTA, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Parents of a killed passenger in Indonesia's Lion Air plane crash had lodged a lawsuit against plane maker Boeing, citing lack of instructions in its flight manuals on significant changes in the new plane, the lawyer of the family said in a statement.

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Oxford Dictionaries picks "toxic" as Word of the Year

16 Nov 2018 | 5:47 PM

LONDON, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Oxford Dictionaries announced that it has chosen "toxic" as its annual "Word of the Year", British media reported Friday.

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Australia moves WTO against India over subsidy to sugar industry

16 Nov 2018 | 5:05 PM

Sydney, Nov 16 (UNI) Australia has moved the World Trade Organisation against India over its sugar subsidy scheme.

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Political Relations Between Russia, North Korea Experiencing 'Renaissance' - Ambassador

16 Nov 2018 | 4:48 PM

MOSCOW, Nov 16 (Sputnik) Relations between Moscow and Pyongyang currently stand at a high level and can be described as a "renaissance" following a period of stagnation, Russian Ambassador to North Korea Alexander Matsegora said Thursday.

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Humanitarian Actions Unable to Settle Crisis in Syrian Rukban Camp - Russian Military

16 Nov 2018 | 4:40 PM

MOSCOW, Nov 16 (Sputnik) Humanitarian acts cannot settle the crisis in the Syrian refugee camp Rukban, Mikhail Mizintsev, the head of the Russian National Defense Control Center, said on Friday.

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Sri Lankan parliament passes no-confidence motion on gov't

16 Nov 2018 | 4:21 PM

COLOMBO, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Sri Lanka's parliament on Friday passed a no-confidence motion on the government as Speaker Karu Jayasuriya took a vote under heavy police presence.

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Confidence Vote in Prime Minister May 'Likely' - Reports

16 Nov 2018 | 3:48 PM

MOSCOW, Nov 16 (Sputnik) British Prime Minister Theresa May could soon face a no confidence vote amid criticism of the Brexit draft deal recently backed by the Cabinet, British media reported on Friday.

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British PM says new Brexit secretary to be appointed in coming days

16 Nov 2018 | 3:13 PM

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MOSCOW, Nov 16 (Sputnik) British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday she had not appointed a new Brexit secretary yet, following the resignation of Dominic Raab, but would do it in a few days.

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