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  • Immigration officials nab 3 Bangladesh Citizens who were trying to flee by using fake Passport
  • Guv expresses happiness over issuance of ordinance banning Triple Talaq
  • Landslide kills 12 in the Philippines, dozens feared trapped
  • Darul Uloom opposes Ordinance on Triple Talaq
  • Pakistan, S Arabia vow to defeat menace of terrorism
  • Beef worth Rs 3 80 lakh seized
  • Negligence by Jet Airways cabin crew leads to ear & nose bleeding among passengers
  • BJP steps up attack against Congress on 'Hawala' trail of huge currencies
  • PM Narendra Modi & Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to visit Pakyong
  • Flooding expected to worsen as Florence passes through Carolinas
  • Woman held with 465 gm contraband from CSIA airport
  • Militant killed in encounter by security forces in north Kashmir
  • 14 held in gambling case
  • Strongly condemn barbaric killing of BSF jawan, Govt should give befitting response: Cong
  • Desperate Imran writes to Modi for resuming Indo-Pak talks
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European Parliament triggers Article-7 against Hungary

European Parliament triggers Article-7 against Hungary

13 Sep 2018 | 5:06 PM

Strasbourg, Sep 13 (UNI) The European Parliament has voted to trigger Article 7 sanctions procedure against Hungary.

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Collective endeavour needed to strengthen peacekeeping further

13 Sep 2018 | 4:30 PM

United Nations, Sep 13 (UNI) Highlighting complex and evolving challenges, the head of UN peacekeeping has called for heightened vigilance and a more robust response to existential threats against both peacekeepers and those they strive to defend.

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Is Artificial Intelligence key to better world?

13 Sep 2018 | 4:25 PM

United Nations, Sep 13 (UNI) Siri, Alexa and Cortana are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Artificial Intelligence (or A.

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British PM to discuss no-deal Brexit plans

British PM to discuss no-deal Brexit plans

13 Sep 2018 | 2:25 PM

London, Sep 13 (UNI) The British prime minister Theresa May is to hold a special three-hour cabinet meeting to discuss preparations for a no-deal Brexit, says a BBC News report.

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Economy and living standards of Gaza ‘eviscerated’

13 Sep 2018 | 2:21 PM

United Nations, Sep 13 (UNI) The Occupied Palestinian Territory now suffers the highest unemployment rate in the world, with incomes and agricultural production going down, the United Nations trade and development agency has said, noting that women and young people were worst affected, as the Israeli occupation continues.

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UN decries harsh actions against rights activists

13 Sep 2018 | 2:18 PM

United Nations, Sep 13 (UNI) In the aftermath of harrowing reprisals against human rights defenders a UN report said alarming and “shameful” level of harsh reprisals and intimidation against those who cooperate with the United Nations in an effort to uphold human rights, has been revealed.

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Pakistan govt to table mini budget on Friday

13 Sep 2018 | 1:38 PM

Islamabad, Sep 13 (UNI) The prices of more than 400 products are expected to increase as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led (PTI) government has decided to present mini budget on Friday by amending Finance Bill 2018-19, according to a Dunya News report.

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Syria: 'Prevent massacre in Idlib'

13 Sep 2018 | 1:31 PM

United Nations, Sep 13 (UNI) All parties to the seven-year Syria conflict and the States that support them should do “everything in their power” to prevent a full-scale military assault on Idlib, a high-level United Nations-appointed panel of investigators have said.

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South-South Coop Day focuses on sustainable dev

13 Sep 2018 | 1:22 PM

United Nations, (UNI) As part of the 40th anniversary of the International Day for South-South Cooperation on Wednesday, the United Nations drew together, more than 100 best-practices developed in the countries of the Global South, which embody the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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Suu Kyi defends verdict against Reuters journalists

Suu Kyi defends verdict against Reuters journalists

13 Sep 2018 | 1:20 PM

Yangon, Sep 13 (UNI) Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the jailing of two Reuters journalists, despite international condemnation, said a BBC News report.

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UN bloc may push for recognition of Palestinian state

13 Sep 2018 | 1:03 PM

New York, Sep 13 (UNI) The selection of the Palestinian mission to the United Nations to head a UN member bloc may lead to the world body's recognition of Palestine as a full member state, Fox News has reported.

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Hurricane Florence: Disaster still feared

Hurricane Florence: Disaster still feared

13 Sep 2018 | 12:48 PM

New York, Sep 13 (UNI) Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a category two storm as it approaches the US but officials still warn of a "disaster at the doorstep", said a BBC News report.

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John Lewis profits slump 99pc 'challenging times'

13 Sep 2018 | 12:48 PM

London, Sep 13 (UNI) Profits at John Lewis have fallen to almost zero in the first half of its financial year as its department store chain battled to match discounting "extravaganza days" by rivals.

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Padma river eroding parts of  Naria in Bangladesh

Padma river eroding parts of Naria in Bangladesh

13 Sep 2018 | 12:13 PM

Dhaka, Sep 13 ( UNI) Locals have started demonstrating for government action to tackle erosion by the Padma in Shariatpur's Naria Upazila in Bangladesh.

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Full-scale attack will unleash humanitarian nightmare in Syria's Idlib: Guterres

Full-scale attack will unleash humanitarian nightmare in Syria's Idlib: Guterres

13 Sep 2018 | 9:53 AM

United Nations, Sep 13 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for prevention of full-scale attack on Syria's Idlib.

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