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Senior journalist Peter Jackson passes away

Updated: Dec 09, 2016 11:50 IST

London [United Kingdom] Dec.9 (ANI): Senior journalist Mr. Peter Jackson, who was a close friend of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, passed away in London last night. He was 90.
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London [UK], Dec. 5 (ANI): Interim leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Monday won the election to become the new President of Uzbekistan and would succeed late Islam Karimov.

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London [United Kingdom], Dec. 4 (ANI): A local mayor and two journalists were shot dead by a sniper outside a restaurant in Imatra, a small Finnish town near the Russian border.

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London [UK], Dec. 4 (ANI): Russia has said it is "ready" for talks with the United States to allow for withdrawal of rebels from eastern Aleppo as the Syrian forces continue to advance in the besieged city.

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London [UK], Dec. 4 (ANI): British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has warned the incoming Donald Trump administration that Russia presented a real threat which only NATO could deter.

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London [UK], Dec. 3 (ANI): Experts have expressed fear of a showdown between China and the United States as President-elect Donald Trump spoke to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen over telephone on Friday.

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Brazil town mourns for football team
Updated: Nov 30, 2016 13:51 IST

London [United Kingdom), Nov.30 (ANI): The southern Brazilian town of Chapeco was ina state of mourning on Wednesday, following the deaths of their football players in an air crash on Monday.

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London [United Kingdom], Nov. 29 (ANI): South Korean President, Park Geun-hye, has offered to step down and asked the national assembly to set a new deadline for the end of her turbulent presidency which will not be officially over until early 2018.

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Moscow [Russia], Nov. 29 (ANI): The Russian foreign ministry has denied Pakistani media reports about it having 'secret negotiations' with Pakistan for the creation of the China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC).

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London [UK], Nov. 29 (ANI): A chartered plane carrying more than 80 people, including members of the Brazilian first division soccer team Chapocoense, heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport.

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Paris [France], Nov. 28 (ANI): Former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon has won the conservative presidential primary, beating rival and also former Prime Minister Alain Juppe.

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London [UK], Nov.28 (ANI): It will be a royal day on Grenada beach today as Prince Harry will be on a visit to learn about the impacts of climate change is having on the Caribbean's environment.

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Cuba declares nine days mourning for Fidel Castro
Updated: Nov 26, 2016 17:12 IST

London [UK], Nov. 26 (ANI): The Cuban Government has announced a nine-day long mourning period for the death of revolutionary leader and former president Fidel Castro.

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London [UK], Nov. 25 (ANI): Arctic scientists have warned that the rapid melting of the ice cap risks triggering 19 "tipping points" in the region that could have disastrous consequences around the globe.

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London [U.K.], Nov. 25 (ANI): 32 bodies and nine human heads were discovered in a municipality in southern Mexico by investigators searching concealed graves.

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London [U.K], Nov. 25 (ANI): A total of nearly 250,000 Pakistanis were deported from various countries during 2012-2015, especially in United Kingdom where about 9,778 Pakistanis were deported in the span of three years.

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Geneva [Switzerland] Nov. 25 (ANI): European nations are vulnerable to the 2008 Mumbai-style terror attacks by Pakistan-based terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), whose tentacles were found spread in the continent by security agencies, especially after last year's deadly Paris terror attacks at multiple locations that claimed 130 lives.

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London [United Kingdom], Nov.24 (ANI): An anxious British Government has decided to tell Pakistan that it will have to rein in terror outfits like the LeT and the JuD who have been held responsible for terror attacks in India and elsewhere and that Islamabad would have to do more to reduce threats to the UK and the world from terrorists based on its soil.

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London [United Kingdom], Nov. 23 (ANI): South Korea President's office has confirmed that it bought 360 Viagra pills to treat altitude sickness of presidential aides and employees during President Park Geun-hye trips to Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya, as these nations were thousands of metres above sea level.

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London [UK], Nov. 22 (ANI): The United Kingdom has rejected US President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that Brexit leader Nigel Farage should be appointed as ambassador to the United States.

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London [United Kingdom], Nov.22 (ANI): Though Britain has not witnessed or experienced a major incident of terror over the last few years, the fact that other European capitals such as Paris and Brussels have this year, has prompted the government of Prime Minister Theresa May to suggest to Pakistan that it needs to do much more to reduce potential threats to the UK from terrorists based on its soil.

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London [United Kingdom], Nov. 21 (ANI): Nicolas Sarkozy was knocked out of the French presidential race by Francois Fillon and Alain Juppe after he finished third in the primary to pick the centre-right's candidate.

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Terror-related deaths surge 650 pct in West
Updated: Nov 19, 2016 12:53 IST

London [UK], Nov. 19 (ANI): According to a study, deaths due to terrorist attacks on the West have increased by 650 percent in a year.

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London [UK], Nov. 18 (ANI): Members of an extremist group banned in Germany for inspiring more than 140 ISIS fighters with its ideology are active in the United Kingdom and seeking to recruit followers in Britain's largest cities.

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London [United Kingdom], Nov. 16 (ANI): The United Nations said on Tuesday that 75,000 children are at the risk of dying in "a few months" due to starvation in Nigeria following the Boko Haram insurgency in country's ravaged north-east parts.

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Athens [Greece], Nov.16 (ANI): Following his tour of the Acropolis in Greece, United States President Barack Obama on Wednesday gave a symbolic nod to the ancient birthplace of the system, by praising democracy which he insisted would succeed despite challenges around the globe.

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London [United Kingdom], Nov. 15 (ANI): European Union interior ministers will be discussing a plan this week under which Britons will face a 10 pound charge to travel to the EU after Brexit.

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London [United Kingdom], Nov. 13 (ANI): A Tsunami has hit New Zealand's east coast following a powerful earthquake that had struck the South Island.

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7.4 magnitude quake hits New Zealand
Updated: Nov 13, 2016 17:40 IST

London [UK], Nov. 13 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 7.4 has hit New Zealand near Christchuch on Sunday.

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Brussels [Belgium], Nov. 12 (ANI): Josep-Maria Terricabras MEP (Greens/EFA) and the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO) in partnership with Mahatma Gandhi International, recently convened a high-level conference entitled "A Recipe for Disaster: Environmental Degradation and Human Rights Violations in Pakistan-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan" at the European Parliament in Brussels.

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London [United Kingdom], Nov.10 (ANI): A London-based solicitor, Sarosh Zaiwalla, has said that Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election in the United States is and will be good news for India.

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