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Bihar: Seven illegal mini gun factories

Munger, Nov 16 (UNI) Police busted seven illegal mini gun factories and arrested four of their owners under Mufassil police station area in the district today.

16-Nov-2019
Police deploy tear gas, smoke bombs agai

Paris/Sputnik/UNI: Police in Paris have deployed tear gas and smoke bombs against yellow vest protesters who are demonstrating on the outskirts of the French capital, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene.

16-Nov-2019
Ankara confirms will activate Russia's S

Anakara/Sputnik/UNI: Ankara intends to activate the Russian-made S-400s despite the threat of US sanctions, with only Turkish personnel planned to be involved in operating these air defense systems, the head of the country’s Defense Industries Directorate told СNN Turk after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington.

16-Nov-2019
Free broadband internet for all, UK's la

London/UNI: The Labour Party has promised to deliver free and fast full-fiber broadband internet to everyone in the United Kingdom.

16-Nov-2019
Russian consulate general says requested

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: Consular access to a Russian national shot by a US Border Patrol agent when allegedly trying to cross into the United States from Mexico has been requested, Russian Consulate-General in Houston press attache told Sputnik.

16-Nov-2019
Spain says joint work with Russia needed

Madrid/Sputnik/UNI: Moscow and Madrid need to work together for stepping up bilateral trade ties, the Spanish Foreign Ministry said after a meeting between Spanish Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Fernando Valenzuela Marzo and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko.

16-Nov-2019
Spanish King meets Raul Castro during ro

Madrid/IBNS: Spanish King Felipe VI met with Raul Castro, the former president and current head of the ruling Communist Party, during his first state visit to Cuba, media said Friday.

16-Nov-2019
ICC gives greenlight for probe into viol

New York/IBNS: Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have forced between 600,000 and one million Rohingya refugees out of Myanmar, into neighboring Bangladesh since 2016. 

16-Nov-2019
University Head in Hong Kong urges prote

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The president of an embattled university in Hong Kong on Friday urged protesters, some of whom are not students at the university, to leave, while not ruling out the option of seeking assistance from the local government.

15-Nov-2019
Yellow vest protests cost France $2.75Bl

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: France has lost 2.5 billion euros ($2.75 billion) over the yellow vest protests, which started exactly a year ago, French RTL radio station reported on Friday, citing the government.

15-Nov-2019
Elderly man dies after being wounded in

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: A 70-year-old man died after being injured in clashes between government supporters and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong's Sheung Shui area, a local hospital said.

15-Nov-2019
Syria's Assad hints at CIA role in death

Damascus/Sputnik/UNI: Syrian President Bashar Assad has suggested that whichever intelligence agency had killed White Helmets co-founder James Le Mesurier, the US Central Intelligence Agency was the one pulling the strings.

15-Nov-2019
Renewal of cross-border aid operation cr

New York/IBNS: The top UN humanitarian official was in the Security Council on Wednesday to appeal for the renewal of an operation that delivers life-saving food and other aid relief to some four million civilians in northern Syria.

15-Nov-2019
UN agency sounds alarm: Dwindling agrobi

New York/IBNS: To help ensure the most-consumed foods don’t disappear in the face of the climate crisis, farmers must cultivate crops able to resist environmental shocks and other stresses, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) highlighted in a new set of conservation guidelines published on Thursday.

15-Nov-2019
Bolivia crisis: UN chief sends envoy to

New York/IBNS: UN chief António Guterres announced on Thursday that he had appointed a Personal Envoy who would be travelling to Bolivia later in the day, to offer support to national leaders, following the departure of former president, Evo Morales.

15-Nov-2019
Human rights experts call for ‘paradig

New York/IBNS: A group of independent UN human rights experts is calling for a “paradigm shift” in Qatar to protect people in the Gulf State from arbitrary detention.

15-Nov-2019
Police suspect university in Hong Kong o

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Police in Hong Kong shared on Wednesday their suspicions that the Chinese University of Hong Kong was used to stock or make weapons after hundreds of petrol bombs were thrown on its campus during Tuesday’s violent clashes between protesters and police officers.

13-Nov-2019
Islamic Jihad group says 5 militants kil

Gaza/Sputnik/UNI: Gaza-based Palestinian militants group Islamic Jihad (PIJ) said on Wednesday that five of its militants had been killed over the past 24 hours during an armed confrontation with Israeli forces.

13-Nov-2019
Grenade explosion at festival in Southea

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Four people were killed and another 10 sustained injuries in a grenade explosion that happened during a festival devoted to the end of the rainy season in southeastern Myanmar, local media reported on Wednesday, citing a local charity group.

13-Nov-2019
US launches probe into Google's medical

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The US Health Department had opened a federal inquiry into tech giant Google’s Project Nightingale, which aims to collect and analyze personal medical data, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

13-Nov-2019
Rocket blast kills child in Syria’s Al

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: A child has been killed by rocket fire in the northwestern Syrian city of Aleppo, the head of the Russian Defence Ministry’s Syria reconciliation center said Tuesday.

13-Nov-2019
Former police officer shoots 2 people de

Bangkok/Sputnik/UNI: A retired Thai police major general, involved in a long-term lawsuit related to a land dispute, shot his opponent and his lawyer dead right in the courtroom of Chanthaburi province before being killed by a police guard, Thai media reported on Tuesday.

13-Nov-2019
Death toll from Israeli air strikes near

Gaza/Sputnik/UNI: The death toll from Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip has grown to 10, the spokeswoman for the enclave's Health Ministry, Wafaa Yagi, told Sputnik on Tuesday.

13-Nov-2019
In Bahrain, Global Forum for Entrepreneu

New York/IBNS: Spotlighting the role of targeted investment and innovation towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with special focus on ‘Harnessing the Potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the Digital Economy,’ the World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum kicked off on Tuesday in the Bahraini capital, Manama.

13-Nov-2019
UN spotlights ‘explosive’ obesity ra

New York/IBNS: Since 1975, adult obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean region has tripled, while one in four are going hungry, according to figures published by the UN on Tuesday.

13-Nov-2019
Nairobi summit: Women’s empowerment a

New York/IBNS: The global goal of a sustainable future for all cannot be achieved until women, girls and young people gain control over their own bodies and lives, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told world leaders meeting in Nairobi on Tuesday.

13-Nov-2019
Quality education an ‘essential pillar

New York/IBNS: Education is an “essential pillar” to achieving the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UN chief António Guterres told an audience on Tuesday at the Paris headquarters of UNESCO, the UN Educational, Scientific and Culture Organization, ahead of the agency’s General Conference.

13-Nov-2019
‘Forgotten’ pneumonia epidemic kills

New York/IBNS: Pneumonia, an entirely preventable disease, kills more children than any other illness in the world, one child every 39 seconds. But although that statistic is well known, funding to improve survival rates continues to come up short, the UN and partners warned on Tuesday, World Pneumonia Day.

13-Nov-2019
UN chief welcomes decision to delay form

New York/IBNS: The UN Secretary-General has welcomed the decision to push back the deadline for the formation of a unity Government in South Sudan.

13-Nov-2019
UK opposition Labour says suffered large

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: UK main opposition party Labour said on Tuesday their online platforms had suffered a large-scale cyberattack, according to Sky News broadcaster.

12-Nov-2019
UK PM calls emergency COBRA meeting over

London/Sputnik/UNI: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will convene on Tuesday emergency government consultations over the severe flooding situation that has affected the northern and central parts of England, the prime minister's spokesperson said.

12-Nov-2019
Israeli Forces' strike kills commander o

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Two people, including the commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group, Baha Abu Al Ata, were killed as a result of an Israeli strike at his home, the Palestinian Health Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

12-Nov-2019
25 years on from landmark conference, mi

New York/IBNS: The UN Deputy Secretary-General has called for gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s rights to be integrated at the heart of global efforts to achieve a sustainable future for all.

12-Nov-2019
Multilateralism must weather 'challenges

New York/IBNS: In a speech to the Paris Peace Forum in Paris on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that to thrive, multilateralism had to adapt, mindful that “conflicts persist, creating suffering and displacement: our world is unsettled”.

12-Nov-2019
New UN forestry project bids to help cou

New York/IBNS: More than two dozen countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America are set to benefit from a UN project to help tackle climate change through better forestry management.

12-Nov-2019
Chinese institutions fined 189 mln yuan

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: The Chinese central bank has handed out hefty fines to financial institutions for money laundering practices as the government steps up efforts to counter such activities.

11-Nov-2019
Assad says top US officials admitted sup

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Top government officials in the United States admitted long ago their support of al-Qaeda terrorist organization (banned in Russia), which has grown to be a US proxy in its fight against other countries, Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview with the RT broadcaster.

11-Nov-2019
UN chief appeals to Bolivian parties to

New York/IBNS: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has urged all concerned parties in Bolivia to “refrain from violence, reduce tension and exercise maximum restraint” in the wake of the resignation of President Evo Morales earlier on Sunday.

11-Nov-2019
2 killed in shelling in Libya's Tripoli

Tripoli/Xinhua/UNI: Shelling has killed two people in south of the capital Tripoli, which is under armed conflict between the UN-backed government and the eastern-based army, said a statement on Sunday.

11-Nov-2019
Over 300 die in protests in Iraq

Baghdad/Xinhua/UNI: Up to 319 people died in anti-government demonstrations since early October in Iraq, an official news agency said on Sunday.
 

11-Nov-2019
Over 300 people killed in nationwide ant

Cairo/Sputnik/UNI: More than 300 people died and nearly 15,000 were injured during ongoing anti-government protests across Iraq since October, Independent High Commission for Human Rights of Iraq (IHCHR) said on Sunday.

10-Nov-2019
Over 800 Syrians return home from Jordan

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: More than 800 Syrian refugees have returned to their home country from neighboring Jordan and Lebanon over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring said on Sunday.

10-Nov-2019
At least 2 dead in devastating Australia

Sydney/Xinhua/UNI: Bushfires have claimed the lives of at least two people in the Australian state of New South Wales, authorities confirmed on Saturday.

10-Nov-2019
Opposition protesters in Bolivia take ov

La Paz/Sputnik/UNI: Opposition protesters in Bolivia took over the state Bolivia TV (BTV) and Patria Nueva (RPN) radio stations and forced their employees to stop broadcasting any content covering the ongoing protests in the country, Patria Nueva director Ivan Maldonado told Sputnik.

10-Nov-2019
Top UN court will consider Ukraine alleg

New York/IBNS: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has agreed to hear claims by Ukraine related to the conflict in the east of the country, where Government forces have been fighting mostly pro-Russian separatists, for more than five years.

09-Nov-2019
Violence can ‘never be the answer’:

New York/IBNS: United Nations human rights experts on Friday condemned the excessive use of force during Chile’s ongoing street protests, and in a statement underscored that violence “can never be the answer to people's social and political demands”.

09-Nov-2019
Hundreds of thousands of civilians at ri

New York/IBNS: Almost daily violence targeting built-up areas and health facilities in Syria continues to threaten the lives of civilians there, UN rights experts and humanitarians said on Friday.

09-Nov-2019
UN human rights expert alarmed at rise i

New York/IBNS: A UN human rights expert is calling on the Cambodian Government to respect its citizens’ rights of freedom of opinion, expression and assembly, amid concerns over escalating tensions and a political crackdown across the country.

09-Nov-2019
60,000 young refugees and migrants who a

New York/IBNS: United Nations agencies on Friday highlighted the dire needs of thousands of unaccompanied and separated children who have arrived in Italy as refugees, lacking the proper support to transition through to adulthood.

09-Nov-2019
Egypt: ‘Credible evidence’ that ‘b

New York/IBNS: A group of independent UN human rights experts said on Friday that there was “credible evidence” that inadequate prison conditions in which former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was held may have led “directly” to his death in June, and thousands of other detainees may be at “severe risk”.

09-Nov-2019
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