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  • Telangana records 1,421 COVID-19 positive cases, six related deaths in past 24 hours
  • Magnitude 6 0 quake recorded in Southeastern part of Pacific Ocean — US Geological Survey
  • Trump, Biden in final debate spar over foreign election meddling, North Korea talks
  • 32-yr-old woman disappears from hospital after delivery
  • Three minor siblings, who leave their house to support family, reunited with parents in Thane
  • Punjab SC Comn takes suo motu notice of rape, murder of minor
  • When SAD comes to power, it will reject PM's anti-farmer acts in Punjab: Sukhbir
  • War against COVID-19: MP’s body count rises to 2,842
  • BJP leaders arrested in Punjab for carrying out Insaf yatra
  • Nath promises factories, jobs
  • Youth commit suicide
  • BJP working committee member Kimti Bhagat joins SAD
  • Car explosion kills mufti of Syria's capital
  • Cong is bereft of issues: Tomar
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Lithuanian Foreign Minister calls for united response to Belarus during NB8 meeting

Moscow, Sep 9 (Sputnik) Vilnius is calling on the member states of the Nordic-Baltic Eight (NB8) to mount a united response to the ongoing political situation in Belarus, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius said following a meeting of the group on Wednesday.
“At an important and timely #NB8 meeting in Tallinn today, I called for united actions in response to the situation in #Belarus as brutal oppression and human rights violations are continuously intensifying,” Linkevicius wrote on Twitter.
The Lithuanian authorities have strongly criticized the Belarusian government for its response to the protest movement that has sprung up in Minsk and other cities following the August 9 presidential election, which saw incumbent Alexander Lukashenko win a sixth term in office.
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Brazil's COVID-19 death toll hits 155,900

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll hits 155,900

23 Oct 2020 | 8:07 AM

Brasilia, Oct. 23 (UNI) Brazil's COVID-19 death toll has reached 155,900 after 497 more patients died of the disease in the last 24 hours, the country's Ministry of Health said Thursday.

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B'desh Min appeals to int'l community to work for repatriation of Rohingyas

B'desh Min appeals to int'l community to work for repatriation of Rohingyas

22 Oct 2020 | 11:29 PM

Dhaha, Oct 22 (UNI) The international community should sincerely work to create an environment for the repatriation of Rohingyas, as they are willing to return home, Minister for Foreign Affairs in Bangladesh M Shahriar Alam said on Thursday.

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International Day of Diplomats to be celebrated on October 24

22 Oct 2020 | 11:17 PM

Antananarivo, Oct 24(UNI) A number of diplomats around the world are celebrating International Diplomats Day on October 24 to highlight the contributions made by diplomatsin shaping our world since ancient times and also in making our planet a better place.

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Saad Hariri once again named Lebanon's PM, year after stepping down

22 Oct 2020 | 8:13 PM

Beirut, Oct 22 (UNI) Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri was on Thursday once again appointed as the county's Prime Minister, a year after he stepped down from that position, due to mass protests against his government's handling of the economic crisis engulfing the country.

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Uncle Sam accuses Iran, Russia of trying to influence US elections

22 Oct 2020 | 7:45 PM

Washington, Oct 22 (UNI) The National Intelligence on Thursday accused both Iran and Russia are trying to influence the upcoming US presidential election by interfering in it through the use of threatening, spoofed emails to voters.

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