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  • US seeks talks without preconditions, but Iran must show it is ready - State Department
  • French Parliament passes bill on Notre Dame restoration
  • Iran refuses to negotiate cutbacks in missile program under any conditions - Mission to UN
  • Trump says Turkey prohibited from buying more F-35s due to S-400 acquisition
  • Germany’s Merkel congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on confirmation
  • Three men stand accused of assassinating Maltese Journalist - Reports
  • US hopes justice will be rendered in Khashoggi killing - US envoy for Iran
  • Minor dies in road accident in Tripura
  • Punjab will become desert, if robbery of its river waters continues unabated: Sukhbir
  • Three get imprisonment till death for gangrape, murder of 19-yr-old girl in Sangli
  • One needs right mentor to get right path in life: Maurya
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Eleven IS militants killed, several hideouts destroyed by forces in Iraq

Eleven IS militants killed, several hideouts destroyed by forces in Iraq

11 Jul 2019 | 5:14 PM

Baghdad, Jul 11 (UNI) A total of 11 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed and eight others arrested by Iraqi security forces, while many hideouts and explosive devices were destroyed in the first phase of a major anti-IS offensive started earlier in this month, the Iraqi military said on Thursday.

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Eleven IS militants killed, several hideouts destroyed by forces in Iraq

Eleven IS militants killed, several hideouts destroyed by forces in Iraq

11 Jul 2019 | 5:06 PM

Baghdad, Jul 11 (UNI) A total of 11 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed and eight others arrested by Iraqi security forces, while many hideouts and explosive devices were destroyed in the first phase of a major anti-IS offensive started earlier in this month, the Iraqi military said on Thursday.

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At least 16 killed, 84 injured in Pakistan train crash

At least 16 killed, 84 injured in Pakistan train crash

11 Jul 2019 | 4:50 PM

Islamabad, Jul 11 (UNI) At least 16 people were killed while 84 others injured when a passenger train collided with a freight train in Karachi on Thursday.

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Road accident claims 13 lives in Pakistan, 30 injured

Road accident claims 13 lives in Pakistan, 30 injured

11 Jul 2019 | 2:08 PM

Islamabad, Jul 11 (UNI) A passenger bus fell into a gorge on Thursday morning in Attock district of Pakistan's eastern Punjab province, killing 13 people and leaving 30 others injured, police said.

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Road accident claims 6 lives in China, 7 injured

Road accident claims 6 lives in China, 7 injured

11 Jul 2019 | 12:52 PM

Beijing, Jul 11 (UNI) A road accident in China claimed the lives of six people while seven others sustained injuries in east China's Jiangsu Province on Thursday, according to local police.

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Iranian FM denies claims that country's boats tried to seize UK oil tanker

11 Jul 2019 | 12:08 PM

Tehran, Jul 11 (UNI) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday DENIED Washington's claims that five Iranian boats had attempted to seize UK oil tanker British Heritage in the Persian Gulf.

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Train collision kills 11, injures 67 in Pakistan

Train collision kills 11, injures 67 in Pakistan

11 Jul 2019 | 12:06 PM

Islamabad, Jul 11 (UNI) Nearly a dozen people lost their lives and almost 70 others sustained injuries in Pakistan's Punjab on Thursday as a result of a deadly collision between passenger and freight trains, local media reported.

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Train collision kills 10, injures over 50 in Pakistan

Train collision kills 10, injures over 50 in Pakistan

11 Jul 2019 | 11:37 AM

Islamabad, Jul 11 (UNI) A passenger train rammed into a freight train in Pakistan's eastern city of Rahim Yar Khan on Thursday morning, killing 10 people and injuring over 50 others.

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UN concerned over Iran’s denying life-saving medical treatment to detainees

UN concerned over Iran’s denying life-saving medical treatment to detainees

11 Jul 2019 | 10:44 AM

United Nations, Jul 11 (UNI) Despite repeated calls, Iran continues to deny medical treatment to detainees in what amounts to 'a consistent pattern', according to eight UN human rights experts, in a statement.

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S Korean FM holds telephonic talks with Pompeo over Japanese trade restrictions

11 Jul 2019 | 10:18 AM

Seoul, Jul 11 (UNI) South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha held a telephone conversation with US State Secretary Mike Pompeo, expressing her concerns about Japan’s restrictions on high-tech materials exports to the South, the South Korean Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

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Peace operations benefit from improved cooperation between UN, troops: peacekeeping chief

11 Jul 2019 | 9:41 AM

United Nations, Jul 11 (UNI) Cooperation between the UN Secretariat; Security Council; and countries contributing troops and police to peacekeeping operations; is 'a crucial factor' to enhance those operations, the UN peacekeeping chief told the Security Council.

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A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’:UN

11 Jul 2019 | 9:30 AM

United Nations, Jul 11 (UNI) While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030, according to discussions at the United Nations’ annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF).

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Terrorism Spreading, destabilising entire Kenya, says Guterres

Terrorism Spreading, destabilising entire Kenya, says Guterres

11 Jul 2019 | 9:22 AM

United Nations, Jul 11 (UNI) “Trauma from terrorism” hurts families, communities and destabilises entire regions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, as he expressed solidarity with victims of extremist attacks in Africa.

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