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Last updated: Thursday, November 23, 2017 9:24:04 PM

Lebanon PM leaves Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Nov 18 (IANS) Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has left Saudi Arabia for France, a TV channel owned by his family announced on Saturday.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 10:42:04 AM

New global effort launched to end TB by 2030: WHO
Geneva, Nov 18 (IANS) Delegates from 114 countries have agreed to take urgent action to end tuberculosis (TB) by 2030, the WHO said.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 6:16:04 AM

UN concerned over killings of Colombia local leaders
Geneva, Nov 18 (IANS) The UNHCR has said it has noted "with growing concern" an increase in the killings of community leaders and rights defenders in Colombia's Pacific Coast region.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 1:56:04 AM

Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez banned again for illegal action
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday banned Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez from bowling his off-spinners in international cricket with immediate effect after an independent assessment found his bowling action illegal.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:04:04 PM

Saudi Arabia says outgoing Lebanese PM free to leave any time
Riyadh, Nov 16 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister on Thursday said the Lebanese Prime Minister was free to leave at any time, following allegations that he was detained in the kingdom.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 8:10:04 PM

Intensifying efforts to manage migration: EU
Geneva, Nov 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) delegation to the UN in Geneva has said it is intensifying its efforts on all fronts to "better manage migration together".

Thursday, November 16, 2017 8:04:03 AM

UN urges to tackle 'digital divide'
Geneva, Nov 16 (IANS) Information and communication technology (ICT) will ultimately serve to improve livelihoods around the globe, only if digital resources are accessible and the challenge of digital divide addressed, a latest UN report on the ICT has said.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:56:04 AM

Infinix 'Zero 5' with dual cameras launched at Rs 17,999
Dubai, Nov 14 (IANS) China-based Transsion Holdings on Tuesday joined the race vis-a-vis devices with edge-to-edge display and dual-camera system with the unveiling of Infinix 'Zero 5' with 6GB RAM and 64GB interanl storage at Rs 17,999 and 'Zero 5 Pro' with 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM at Rs 19,999.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:30:03 PM

UN human rights chief flays Libyan detention facilities
Geneva, Nov 14 (IANS/AKI) The UN human rights chief on Tuesday expressed dismay at a spike in the number of migrants held in horrific conditions at detention facilities in Libya, saying the European Unions support for Libyan Coast Guard intercepting and returning migrants in the Mediterranean was inhuman.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 9:38:04 PM

UAE students set world record on Children's Day
Dubai, Nov 14 (IANS) Students at an Indian school in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) set a world record on Tuesday by posing as a "human boat" to mark the 128th birth anniversary of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, the Gulf News reported.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 3:50:04 PM

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