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Ex-Saudi diplomat 'pivotal' in Khashoggi's apparent killing

Washington |Friday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST

Saudi intelligence officer and former diplomat Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb played a "pivotal role" in the apparent assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source familiar with the Turkish inve

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Trump names Air Force veteran as top US diplomat for East Asia

Washington | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday named an Air Force veteran as the top US diplomat for East Asia, the White House said. David Stilwell was tapped to be assistant secretary of state for East Asia

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US assures security for UN humanitarian convoy in Syria: Russian diplomat

Moscow | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Wednesday said that Washington had agreed to provide security guarantees to a UN humanitarian convoy in the area around the Syrian town of Al-Tu

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Chitravel clinches bronze in men's triple jump event

Buenos Aires | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST

Praveen Chitravel clinched bronze medal in triple jump at the Youth Olympics 2018 Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina here on Tuesday. The 17-year-old athlete, in his fourth and the final attempt recorde

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New homeopathy institute to offer PG courses in seven disciplines: Ayush Ministry

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST

The Centre will come up with a new homeopathy institute in the national capital which will offer post-graduate courses in seven disciplines, ministry of Ayush said on Tuesday.

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Khelo India meet takes off at Jammu stadium, players from 18 disciplines to compete

Jammu | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST

A 15-day long Khelo India competition took off on Monday here at Maulana Azad Stadium. The District Level Sports Competitions under 'Khelo India' was declared open by Sanjeev Verma, Divisional Commiss

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'Entrepreneurial success stories should be in multiple languages'

Chennai |Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST

The entrepreneurial success stories should not be restricted to English language alone, said K. Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, Tamil Nadu.

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Russia-US relations strained like never before: Diplomat

Monterey | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 IST

Addressing the deteriorating relations between Russia and the US, Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov said here that the present situation between the two countries was going through a tough

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Moscow committed to principle of 'non-interference': Putin

Moscow | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST

In an event organised to receive credentials from new ambassadors, Russian President Vladimir Putin underlined Moscow's commitment to the principle of non-interference in the domestic affairs of other

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Chinese diplomat calls for upholding multilateralism

United Nations | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST

A Chinese diplomat has called on countries to uphold multilateralism and follow international rules and norms for the sake of universal security. Speaking at a plenary meeting of the First Committee

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