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US not to participate in Paris climate deal

Washington [USA] | December 16, 2018 12:41:35 PM IST

Washington [USA], Dec 16 (ANI/Sputnik) - The United States does not intend to participate in the Paris Agreement on climate change, the US State Department said in a statement, following the United Na

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Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Jakarta |Sunday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST

A volcano erupted in Indonesia's North Sulawesi province on Sunday, spewing a column of ash measuring 7.5 km to the sky, a disaster agency official said.

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UN summit failed to adequately respond to climate change impact: Activists

Katowice (Poland) |Sunday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST

At the UN Climate Change Conference, which concluded in the presence of delegates from nearly 200 countries, green activists on Sunday said governments have failed to adequately respond to the catastr

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Climate change conference shows Paris Agreement's resilience: UN chief

Katowice (Poland) |Sunday, 2018 7:45:05 AM IST

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday said that the Katowice climate change conference has shown the resilience of the Paris Agreement.

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Bring violators of international human rights laws to justice: India

United Nations |Saturday, 2018 9:15:04 AM IST

India has called for international efforts to bring to justice those violating international human rights laws and to ensure protection of humanitarian workers in conflict situations.

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Dubai Police grills Chhota Shakeel's brother, wanted in Mumbai

Mumbai |Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST

The Dubai Police on Saturday detained Anwar Babu Sheikh, the brother of absconding mafiosi Chhota Shakeel, reports reaching here said.

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Ukraine Orthodox priests to establish independent church

Kiev |Saturday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST

Ukrainian Orthodox priests will hold a historic council here on Saturday to create a new national church, a move condemned as schism by the Russian clergy.

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Trump names new acting Chief of Staff (Lead)

Washington |Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST

US President Donald Trump has named his budget director, Mick Mulvaney, as the new acting Chief of Staff, replacing General John Kelly who is leaving by the end of the year.

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Irish watchdog opens inquiry into latest Facebook privacy breach (Lead)

London |Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST

Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) has announced a fresh investigation into Facebook, a day after the social networking giant admitted another security breach where nearly 6.8 million users ri

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Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital (Second Lead)

Canberra |Saturday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST

Australia on Saturday officially recognized West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel after a period of consultations at home and abroad, prompting criticism from Palestine against the move.

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Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital (Lead)

Canberra |Saturday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST

Australia on Saturday officially recognized West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel after a period of consultations at home and abroad.

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US judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

Washington |Saturday, 2018 9:45:05 AM IST

A US federal judge has ruled the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare as unconstitutional due to a recent change in federal tax law.

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