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Sikh couple not allowed to adopt white kids win court battle

London |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

A Sikh couple living in the UK has won a landmark court battle after they were racially discriminated against by a local council that did not allow them to go for adoption.

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Iran confirms prisoner swap with US

Tehran |Sunday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed a prisoner swap deal between the United States and the Islamic republic.

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Jordan highlights firm commitment to supporting Iraq

Amman |Sunday, 2019 8:45:05 AM IST

King Abdullah II of Jordan reaffirmed Jordan's firm commitment to supporting Iraq and its people, according to a Royal Court statement.

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Taliban-US talks resume in Doha following delay

Kabul |Sunday, 2019 9:45:05 AM IST

The Taliban confirmed that stalled peace talks in Doha with the United States had "resumed" three months after they were abruptly called off by US President Donald Trump.

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Afghanistan gives slain Japanese aid worker state funeral

Kabul |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST

A state funeral was held in Afghanistan in tribute to a Japanese aid worker who was killed in an attack in the east of the country earlier in the week along with five others.

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India, China begin joint military exercise in Meghalaya

Umroi (Meghalaya) |Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

Indian and Chinese militaries began their joint exercise in this northeastern state of Meghalaya on Saturday.

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16 protesters gunned down in Baghdad

Baghdad |Saturday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST

Sixteen people were killed and 45 others wounded here on Friday when unidentified assailants opened fire on anti-government protesters, a source in the interior ministry said.

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Palestinian prez warns of gradual execution of US peace plan

Ramallah |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned of a gradual implementation of the US peace plan, known as the "Deal of the Century," especially amid the ongoing Israeli measures in East Jerusalem.

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Czech, French foreign ministers agree on EU strategic autonomy

Prague |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST

Foreign Ministers of the Czech Republic and France agreed that the European Union(EU) should strive for strategic autonomy in its defence capabilities.

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Merkel expresses "deep shame" during visit to Auschwitz

Warsaw |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST

German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed "deep shame" during her first visit as chancellor to the former Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland.

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'We will do our best so climate crisis cannot be ignored'

Madrid |Saturday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg said in Madrid that young people will do everything possible so the climate crisis "cannot be ignored".

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Trump holds off plan to designate Mexican drug cartels as terror groups

Washington |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

US President Donald Trump said that he was "temporarily" holding off his plan to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups.

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