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  • UN welcomes peaceful solution to Bolivia political crisis
    United Nations, November 26 (IANS): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the latest positive developments towards a peaceful and democratic solution to the crisis in Bolivia. Guterres welcomed the adoption of legislation over the…
  • Arab League warns against Israel’s West Bank settlements
    Arab League warns against Israel’s West Bank settlements
    Cairo, November 26 (IANS): Dismissing a recent US decision recognising the Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, the Arab League has warned Israel against annexing the Jordan Valley and parts of the West Bank.   Following a…
  • Cut global emissions by 7.6% every year: UN report
    Cut global emissions by 7.6% every year: UN report
    (IANS File Photo)   Geneva, November 26 (IANS): On the eve of a year in which nations are due to strengthen their Paris climate pledges, a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Tuesday warned that unless global greenhouse gas emissions…
  • Pak court rejects contempt plea against Imran Khan
    Islamabad, November 26 (IANS): Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday dismissed a plea accusing Prime Minister Imran Khan of contempt of court over his recent remarks on the judiciary. Earlier in the day, the High Court had reserved its order on…
  • Trump decorates military dog wounded in Al-Baghdadi operation
    Trump decorates military dog wounded in Al-Baghdadi operation
    Washington, November 26 (IANS) President Donald Trump on Monday made a surprise appearance before the press at the White House to pose for photos with Conan, the military dog that was wounded in the operation that resulted in the death of Islamic…
  • Sri Lanka won't do anything that will harm India's interests: Prez Rajapaksa
    Sri Lanka won't do anything that will harm India's interests: Prez Rajapaksa
        Colombo, November 25 (PTI): Sri Lanka will work with India and it won't do anything that will harm its interests, newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said ahead of his visit to New Delhi later this week. Rajapaksa, who is…
  • ‘Imran hid details of his 23 bank accounts from ECP’
    ‘Imran hid details of his 23 bank accounts from ECP’
    Imran Khan. (IANS File Photo)   Lahore, November 25 (IANS): Former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Imran Khan had hidden 23 bank accounts from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and millions of dollars as…
  • Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for 1st time
    Singapore, November 25 (IANS): Singapore on Monday invoked its controversial law against fake news for the first time to order correction of a Facebook post by Progress Singapore Party (PSP) member Brad Bowyer. The Facebook post refers to an…
  • High-fat diet may increase colon cancer risk
    New York, November 25 (IANS): Two genes that appear to help stem cells in the intestine burn dietary fat may play a role in colon cancer, according to a new study. The study, published in the journal Gastroenterology, described a new connection…
  • Hong Kong: Lam vows to ‘listen humbly to public’
    Hong Kong: Lam vows to ‘listen humbly to public’
    Hong Kong, November 25 (IANS): After pro-Beijing candidates faced an embarassing defeat in district council elections, Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam has said the government will "listen humbly to citizens".   In a statement released on Monday, Lam…
  • Bangladesh started fencing Rohingya camps
    Bangladesh started fencing Rohingya camps
    Dhaka, November 25 (IANS): Bangladesh authorities said on Sunday they have started the process of erecting barbed wire fence near Rohingya camps in the country's Cox's Bazar district, a move that has already been criticized by the rights group.  …
  • Assange 'could die' in British prison, say doctors
    Assange 'could die' in British prison, say doctors
    London, November 25 (IANS): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange "could die in prison" if he is not given urgent medical care, a group of doctors warned on Monday. In an open letter to the UK's Home Secretary Priti Patel, a team of 60 international…
  • Massive turnout in Hong Kong district polls
    Massive turnout in Hong Kong district polls
    IANS File Photo   Hong Kong, November 24 (IANS): Voters on Sunday flocked to polling booths in large numbers for the district council elections, in which a record participation is expected after five months of protests. Long queues were…
  • Turkey launches massive anti-terror operation
    Ankara, November 24 (IANS): Turkey has launched a large-scale anti-terror operation in the eastern part of the country, the Turkish interior ministry said Saturday. A total of 2,250 personnel, including special police forces and gendarmerie…
  • Rohingya case matter of 'high national interest': Myanmar
    Yangon, November 24 (IANS): Myanmar has said the case, filed by Gambia against the country at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning the alleged violation of the provisions of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the…
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