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Washington D.C. [United States], Jan. 17 (ANI): Astronaut Eugene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17 and the last man to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 82.
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Washington D.C. [United States], Jan. 17 (ANI): The United States and Cuba have signed a bilateral Law Enforcement Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deepen law enforcement cooperation and information sharing.

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Five killed after gunfire erupts at Mexico club

Updated: Jan 17, 2017 00:39 IST

New York [United States], Jan. 17 (ANI): At least five people were killed and many others injured after shooting broke out at an electronic music festival at a club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico that had drawn visitors from around the world to the beach resort city.

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New York [USA], Jan. 16 (ANI): Prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Samsung's heir apparent over allegations of bribery, perjury and embezzlement in the influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korean president Park Geun-hye.

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Washington [USA], Jan. 16 (ANI): Outgoing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has warned that South Asia is among the few regions in the world where nuclear weapons could be used in regional conflicts.

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Washington [United States], Jan.15 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, Jalil Abbas Jilani, has suggested that the incoming Donald Trump administration should seriously consider revisiting the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan and also resolve issues with regard to the Coalition Support Fund (CSF).

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Washington [United States], Jan.15 (ANI): The incoming administration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is likely to continue the 'carrot and stick policy' with Pakistan, say experts after analyzing the statements made by Defense Secretary-designate James 'Mad Dog" Mattis during two days of hearing before the Armed Services Committee of the U.S. Senate.

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Protest in UK over missing Pakistani activists

Updated: Jan 15, 2017 05:23 IST

London [UK], Jan. 15 (ANI): Dozens of Pakistani human rights activists gathered outside the Pakistan High Commission in London to protest the disappearances of political activists.

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Washington [United States], Jan. 14 (ANI): United States and India held talks on sidelines of the U.S.-India Ocean Dialogue Preparatory meeting to protect ocean ecosystems and promote sustainable development through the blue economy.

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Washington D.C. [United States], Jan. 13 (ANI): The United States has expressed concerns over the mysterious disappearance of five Pakistani activists in the country during the last week and said that they are continuously monitoring the situation.

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Washington [USA], Jan. 13 (ANI): The U.S. Justice Department Inspector General has announced to launch a probe into the department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.

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London [UK], Jan. 13 (ANI): Reacting to the biggest deployment of U.S. troops in Europe since the end of the cold war, Russia has branded the arrival of troops and tanks in Poland as a threat to Kremlin's national security.

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New York [USA], Jan. 12 (ANI): Taiwan has reportedly deployed fighter jets, a surveillance aircraft and Navy frigates in response to the movement of China's lone aircraft carrier into the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday.

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Washington [USA], Jan. 12 (ANI): The Pentagon has deployed high-tech radar to surveil any potential threat of North Korean long-range-missile launch in the coming months, according to a U.S .defence official.

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New York [USA], Jan. 12 (ANI): U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for the first time has acknowledged Russian involvement in the Democratic National Committee (DNC) server hack but refuted intelligence reports that Moscow acted to help him win the presidential race.

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Washington [United States), Jan.11 (ANI): Death row inmate Christopher Wilkins, 48, will be executed by lethal injection on Wednesday evening after he failed to get a reprieve from the United States Supreme Court,media reports in Huntsville, Texas, said.

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New York [United States], Jan. 11 (ANI): U.S. officials have said that a two-page synopsis that was appended to a report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, given to President Obama and President-elect Donald Trump last week by intelligence officials included allegations about Russian intelligence services have compromising material and information on Trump's personal life and finances.

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New York [United States], Jan. 11 (ANI): Delivering his first formal briefing to the Security Council, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres underlined the need for new, strengthened efforts to build and sustain peace ranging from prevention, conflict resolution and peacekeeping to peace building and sustainable development.

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Washington D.C. [U.S.], Jan. 11 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama said goodbye to his nation today in an emotional address enriched with wisdom and optimism, asserting that he would never give up on his vision for change and reminding Ameri

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Washington D.C. [U.S], Jan. 11 (ANI): Asserting that ties between India and America have been strengthened throughout the eight years of the Barack Obama administration, the United States has asserted that India plays an important role not is the region but in the "global" mix as well.

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New York [United States], Jan. 10 (ANI): Despite attempts to increase food aid in Afghanistan, children are bearing the brunt of the country's nutritional crisis, the United Nations humanitarian arm has reported this, warning that the ongoing fighting in the country has also led to record number of children at risk of abuse and exploitation.

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New York [United States], Jan. 10 (ANI): New York-based Human Rights Watch said Tuesday that the Pakistan government should urgently investigate the apparent abductions of four social activists who campaign for human rights and religious freedom.

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New York [United States], Jan. 10 (ANI): The Democrat National Party in the United States has said President-elect Donald Trump's naming his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as his senior advisor, should be reviewed as it is clear case of nepotism and conflict of interest.

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Yahoo is not changing its name to Altaba

Updated: Jan 10, 2017 08:41 IST

San Francisco [U.S.], Jan. 10(ANI): Contrary to some news reports on Monday internet giant Yahoo is not going to change its name but only a part of the company that is not being sold to Verizon will be renamed "Altaba".

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New York [USA], Jan. 10 (ANI): U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will be appointed as the senior advisor to president, according to a senior transition team official.

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U.S. condemns Jerusalem truck attack

Updated: Jan 09, 2017 08:29 IST

Washington D.C. [United States], Jan. 9 (ANI): The United States has condemned the vehicular attack in Jerusalem in which at least four Israeli soldiers lost their lives and expressed thoughts and prayers with the families of the victims.

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New York [U.S.], Jan. 9 (ANI): ISIS has claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings at the Baghdad markets on Sunday in which 16 people were killed.

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Washington .D.C. [USA], Jan. 8 (ANI): President-elect Donald Trump, who has been refusing to believe conclusions reached by the US intelligence agencies of Russian involvement in the 2016 election, has defended his belief that closer ties with Moscow would be good for Washington.

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New York [U.S.], Jan. 7 (ANI): Around 50 people have been killed and 80 more injured in a deadly car bombing in the rebel-held city of Azaz in northern Syria on Saturday.

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Washington D.C. [United States], Jan. 7 (ANI): Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has said that the new United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has agreed to play the role of an "honest broker" to de-escalate tensions between India and Pakistan.

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New York [United States], Jan.7 (ANI): Poets Alfred Corn from the United States, Ladan Osman from Somalia, Jonathan Cohen and Indran Amrithanayagam from the United States, ko ko Thett from Myanmar, Lola Koundakjian from Armenia, Denize Lauture from Haiti and Abhay K. from India came together at the prestigious Poets House in New York to read from a blazing new international poetry anthology on the capitals cities of the world edited by poet-diplomat Abhay K. titled CAPITALS on the evening of 5th January.

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