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Last updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:14:04 PM

Iran nuclear deal must be safeguarded: UN chief
United Nations, Jan 18 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has stressed the importance of an international deal on Iran's nuclear issue on the second anniversary of the implementation of the agreement.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 7:12:03 AM

US dollar ticks up amid Beige Book, data
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) The US dollar traded mixed against other major currencies as investors mainly focused on the Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book and the newly-released economic data.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 6:24:03 AM

Dow closes above 26,000 for first time
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) US stocks closed higher with the Dow closing above 26,000 for the first time, following the release of stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings reports.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 5:04:03 AM

Liam Neeson is modern day John Wayne: Hollywood producer
Los Angeles, Jan 18 (IANS) Hollywood producer Alex Heineman has compared actor Liam Neeson to late cinema icon John Wayne.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 2:42:03 AM

Pope defends indigenous peoples in Chile
Temuco (Chile), Jan 17 (IANS) Pope Francis on Wednesday called for respect for all native American Indian cultures and the end of violence while visiting the southern Chilean region of Araucania, the land of the Mapuche Indians.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 11:57:47 PM

Afghan leaders ask UNSC to mobilise global pressure on Pakistan: Haley
United Nations, Jan 17 (IANS) Afghanistan's leaders have asked the Security Council to mobilise international pressure on Pakistan to stop supporting terrorists, United States Permanent Representative Nikki Haley said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 10:10:05 PM

Breastfeeding for 6 months or more may halve diabetes risk
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) Breastfeeding for six months or longer can reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by nearly half for women throughout their childbearing years, according to a study.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 5:32:05 PM

TCS expands partnership with US-based Shure
San Francisco, Jan 17 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Wednesday announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with Shure Incorporated, a world-renowned audio equipment manufacturer, with the establishment of a Global Development Centre.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 5:26:05 PM

Hero Team's Mena finishes 4th in 10th stage of Dakar Rally
Belen (Argentina), Jan 17 (IANS) Hero MotoSports Team Rally's Oriol Mena finished an impressive fourth in the 10th stage to jump to the overall 14th spot in the Dakar Rally here.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 5:12:04 PM

Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) Obese middle-aged men and women who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have reduced their risk of death by 50 per cent than those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, finds a study.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 4:16:04 PM

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