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Daily Archives: December 21, 2017

US Ambassador Nikki Haley urges UN to punish Iran, but Russia says no sanctions

United Nations, Dec 20 (AP): U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the Security Council on Tuesday to punish Iran for what the Trump administration calls...

China vows to clean up pollution, further open economy

Beijing, Dec 20 (AFP) China ended a major economic meeting today, vowing to boost imports, open its markets and clean up noxious pollution. The pledges...

Gyanmar bans UN rights envoy from country

Geneva, Dec 20 (AFP) The UN's rights envoy for Myanmar said today the government had banned her from the country, adding her exclusion suggests...

Khaleda sends legal notice to Hasina, seeks apology from PM

Dhaka, Dec 20 (PTI) Bangladesh Opposition leader Khaleda Zia has sent a legal notice to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, demanding an unconditional apology for...

Facebook Launches New Tools To Prevent Harassment

HOUSTON, Dec 20 (PTI): Facebook has introduced new features that will prevent unwanted friend requests and messages from reaching you, a move the social...

US strongly condemns ballistic missile attack over Riyadh

Washington, Dec 20 (PTI): The US has strongly condemned a ballistic missile attack over Riyadh which Saudi Arabia claimed was launched from Yemen by...

California wildfire now second-largest in state history

Los Angeles, Dec 20 (AP): A wildfire that’s burned hundreds of homes in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles is now the second-largest blaze...

2017 May Be Among Top Three Hottest Years On Record: United Nations

WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (PTI): The year 2017 will likely be among the three warmest years on global record, according to the World Meteorological Organization...


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