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UN chief warns against hatred on commemorating day of Holocaust victims

New York |Sunday, 2018 7:45:04 AM IST

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned against all forms of hate at a ceremony marking the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.

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Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

Kabul |Sunday, 2018 6:45:04 AM IST

At least four gunmen have launched an attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel, Afghan officials say.

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Russia withdraws troops from Syria's Afrin

Moscow |Sunday, 2018 5:45:04 AM IST

The Russian Defence Ministry said it had pulled its servicemen out of Syria's Afrin city, where Turkey was waging an offensive against Kurdish forces.

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Turkey begins military operation in Syria

Ankara |Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 AM IST

Turkish Foreign Ministry has informed the ambassadors of Iran, Russia and the US in Ankara about a military operation launched by Turkey's army in Afrin in Syria, a ministry official said.

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Russian, US discuss Syria after Turkish offensive

Moscow |Sunday, 2018 8:15:04 AM IST

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed ensuring stability in northern Syria by phone Saturday, after Turkey started bombing Kurdish forces in Afrin in

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Women's March in US on first anniversary of Trump administration

New York |Sunday, 2018 9:45:05 AM IST

A year after millions of people turned out for the Women's March and took to the streets en masse to protest President Trump's inauguration, demonstrators gathered in cities across the US, galvanised

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Making NK great again: How realistic Kim's plans?

Seoul | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's annual New Year's Day address is akin to the State of the Union for US Presidents. It's when the North Korean leader sets out his aims for the coming year, and this

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Pope defends native Amazonian peoples

Lima | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

"Big business and consumerist greed cannot be allowed to destroy a natural habitat vital for the entire planet," Pope Francis said when he met the people of the Amazon at a football stadium in Peru, a

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'Another 217 years to reach eco-gender parity'

Honolulu | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

It is writ large and in bold letters that the gender parity is a distance dream as it will take another 217 years to reach economic parity given current conditions, according to Amanda Ellis, Special

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Russia, US likely to discuss North Korea in Moscow - Minister to TASS

MOSCOW | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

Diplomats from Russia and the United States are likely to hold their next round of consultations on North Korea in Moscow on a date yet to be decided, TASS news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Mi

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Power to the Polls: Women's March 2.0 aims to harness Trump opposition

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

Tens of thousands of protesters were expected to take to the streets of New York, Los Angeles and Washington on Saturday for the second Women's March, a multi-city mass rally hailed as the start of a

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Yemen's Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia

DUBAI | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

Yemen's Houthi movement fired a ballistic missile toward the southern Saudi province of Najran on Saturday, the group's official al-Masirah TV reported, and a Saudi military spokesman said air defense

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