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  • Govt compulsorily retires 15 custom officers over corruption charges
  • Avadi becomes 15th Corporation of TN
  • Mamata to skip tomorrow's all party heads' meet in Delhi
  • Dronacharya awardee N Lingappa passes away
  • Chinese legislator visits Bangladesh
  • AP Assembly passes resolution on SCS
  • PM condoles death of Milap Kothari
  • Yemeni Ambassador hopes Stockholm Agreement with Houthis results in bigger peace deal
  • South Africa look to keep semi-final hopes alive
  • South Africa look to keep semi-final hopes alive
  • South Africa look to keep semi-final hopes alive
  • Ayodhya attack: Life term for 4, one acquitted
  • Govind Pansare Murder Case: Accused Sharad Kalaskar's police custody extended till June 24
  • Search operation continues as death toll rises to 13 in China earthquake
  • 'Ma Mati Manush' and 'Jai Sri Ram' chants in LS as Bengal MPs take oath
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Algeria's ex-PM detained in corruption probe

Algeria's ex-PM detained in corruption probe

Algiers, Jun 13 (UNI) Algeria's Supreme Court ordered that a former prime minister, Ahmed Ouyahia, be detained after he appeared before judges in connection with a corruption investigation on Wednesday.

The court also ordered the detention of an ex-Transport Minister Abdelghani Zaalane in a similar case, said a BBC News report on Thursday.

The two men served under former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was forced to resign in April after weeks of street protests.

Since then, senior officials and rich businessmen who prospered during Mr Bouteflika's 20 years in power have been targeted in a series of corruption inquiries.

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China's Xi to discuss denuclearisation with Kim during N Korea visit

18 Jun 2019 | 1:36 PM

Beijing, Jun 18 (UNI) Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his upcoming state visit to Pyongyang to discuss the bilateral relations as well as the situation on the Korean peninsula, International Liaison Department Head of the Communist Party of China Central Committee Song Tao said at a press conference on Tuesday.

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New Delhi conference to be a turning point : UNCCD head

18 Jun 2019 | 1:14 PM

By Ajeet Jha
Ankara 18 Jun (UNI) United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is hopeful about it's next Conference of Parties to be held in New Delhi this September, where it is planning to pitch for involving private sector in land restoration by allowing them long term rights over land.

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Iran says it exposed CIA-run cyberespionage network

18 Jun 2019 | 12:58 PM

Tehran, Jun 18 (UNI) Iran claimed it has exposed a US cyberespionage network run by the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) and that several spies have been arrested in different countries as a result.

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UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis

UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis

18 Jun 2019 | 12:10 PM

United Nations, Jun 18 (UNI) An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human rights abuses, has concluded there were “systemic and structural failures” that prevented a unified strategy from being implemented.

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Five killed, 7 injured in hospital firing in Pakistan

Five killed, 7 injured in hospital firing in Pakistan

18 Jun 2019 | 11:31 AM

Islamabad, Jun 18 (UNI) At least five people were killed and several others injured after two groups clashed inside a hospital in Nankana Sahib district of Pakistan's eastern Punjab province, local media reported on Tuesday.

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