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Russia starts exporting Solntsepek rocke

Moscow, Apr 10 (Sputnik/UNI) Russia has started to deliver Solntsepek multi-barrel rocket launch systems (MBRL) to Saudi Arabia under the 2017 contract, a source in the defence industry told Sputnik Wednesday.

10-Apr-2019
Australian govt approves controversial C

Canberra, Apr 10 (Xinhua) Australia's Environment Minister Melissa Price has granted approval for the groundwater management plans of the controversial Carmichael coal mine, to be built by Indian mining giant Adani.

10-Apr-2019
Netanyahu’s Likud party leading in ele

Tel Aviv, Apr 10 (Sputnik/UNI) The right-wing Likud party, headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is winning the Israeli parliamentary election with 28.32 per cent of votes, while the opposition centrist alliance Kahol Lavan comes second with 25.34 per cent, the Central Election Committee said on Wednesday.

10-Apr-2019
Israel's Gantz hails "historic day," vow

Jerusalem, Apr 10 (Xinhua/UNI) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main rival, Benny Gantz, declared victory in parliamentary elections on Tuesday night, vowing to unite Israel and be "everyone's prime minister."

10-Apr-2019
May set to win Brexit delay after intens

London, Apr 10 (Xinhua/UNI) British Prime Minister Theresa May returned to London on Tuesday night at the end of a day of whistle-stop diplomacy in her race to win a delay to the country's departure from the European Union (EU).

10-Apr-2019
Libyan National Army says terrorists plo

Moscow, Apr 10 (Sputnik/UNI) Libyan National Army (LNA) spokesman Ahmed Mismari said at a press conference on Tuesday that terrorists gathered in the city of Sirte intended to attack the so-called Oil Crescent, oil-rich areas on the coast in the eastern part of the country from the city of Tobruk to As Sidr.

10-Apr-2019
Iran Armed Forces vow to combat US force

Tehran, Apr 9 (Xinhua/UNI) Iran's Armed Forces would spare no effort to combat the US Central Command (CENTCOM) forces in West Asia, Iran Armed Forces Headquarters said in a statement on Tuesday.

10-Apr-2019
Netanyahu announces right-wing camp vict

Tel Aviv, Apr 9 (Sputnik/UNI) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday announced the victory of the right-wing camp in parliamentary elections in Israel and his intention to start forming the ruling coalition in the coming hours.

10-Apr-2019
'Once-in-a-generation opportunity' will

New York, Apr 10 (IBNS): Unless the world faces its “social, economic and environmental challenges head-on”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will not be met.

10-Apr-2019
UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of

New York, Apr 10 (IBNS): In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such poisonous language in politics, media and social media,” directed towards refugees, migrants and foreigners.

10-Apr-2019
Libyan national conference postponed, ne

New York, Apr 10 (IBNS): An imminent UN-led Libyan conference seeking to set up elections for the war-ravaged, oil-rich country has been postponed because of ongoing clashes near the capital, the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday.

10-Apr-2019
Mozambique’s Beira city ‘returning t

New York, Apr 10 (IBNS): Nearly one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to life” as the search for survivors continues throughout neighbouring Zimbabwe, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday. 

10-Apr-2019
Niger population’s suffering ‘increa

New York, Apr 10 (IBNS): An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spokesperson warned on Tuesday, at a press briefing in Geneva. In March alone, some 88 civilians were reported to have died during attacks.

10-Apr-2019
UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dia

New York, Apr 10 (IBNS): Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tuesday, amid reports that 70 people have died in the latest anti-Government clashes.

10-Apr-2019
Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves ot

New York, Apr 10 (IBNS): Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others.

10-Apr-2019
Ex-Nissan Motor Co chief Ghosn maintains

Tokyo, Apr 9 (Xinhua) Former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn said in a video message released on Tuesday by his lawyers that he is innocent of all charges of financial misconduct facing him and has been the victim of a conspiratorial plot.

09-Apr-2019
Four IS militants, 2 people killed in Ir

Baghdad, Apr 9 (Xinhua/UNI) Iraqi forces on Monday killed four Islamic State (IS) militants in the country's western province of al-Anbar, while a policeman and a child were killed in the central province of Salahudin, security sources said.

09-Apr-2019
Failure to renew 2010 START treaty could

Washington, Apr 9 (Sputnik/UNI) The failure of the Trump administration to renew the 2010 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) may trigger a new arms race for the United States with both Russia and China, analysts told Sputnik.

09-Apr-2019
Libyan GNA Presidential Council regards

Doha, Apr 9 (Sputnik/UNI) The Libyan Government of National Accord's (GNA) Presidential Council condemned the Libyan National Army’s (LNA) airstrikes on the Mitiga Airport in Tripoli describing them as a war crime.

09-Apr-2019
Pompeo to visit Venezuela-Colombia borde

Washington, Apr 9 (Sputnik/UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel on Sunday to the Colombian city of Cucuta located close to the Venezuelan border as part of his upcoming Latin American tour, the Department of State said in a press release.

09-Apr-2019
Pentagon sees no imminent threat in Iran

Washington, Apr 9 (Sputnik/UNI)The US Department of Defense (DoD) does not see any imminent threat from Iran after its Supreme National Security Council designated the Central Command as a terrorist organization, Pentagon Spokeswoman Commander Rebecca Rebarich told Sputnik on Monday.

09-Apr-2019
Colombia, Chile deny role in Venezuelan

Buenos Aires, Apr 9 (Sputnik/IBNS) Colombia and Chile on Monday denied claims by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of having a role in power outages that have plagued his nation for a month.

09-Apr-2019
UK Upper House passes bill to avoid No-D

London, Apr 9 (Sputnik/UNI) The House of Lords, the upper chamber of the UK parliament, passed a bill on Monday that seeks a delay to Brexit to stop a no-deal withdrawal.

09-Apr-2019
Militant rocket attack on Syrian city ki

Moscow, Apr 8 (Sputnik) Syrian militants used improvised multiple rocket launchers to attack the northwestern city of Masyaf, killing four civilians and hurting a dozen others, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.

09-Apr-2019
Sudan: ‘Exercise utmost restraint’ u

New York, Apr 9 (IBNS): With security forces reportedly firing tear gas at protesters and signs that there may be division between the army and security forces in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, over how to deal with ongoing demonstrations, the UN chief on Monday called on “all actors to exercise utmost restraint and avoid violence.”

09-Apr-2019
Urgently address ‘defining challenges

New York,  Apr 9 (IBNS): Young people require “skills, values, jobs and livelihoods that empower them” so they can help forge a more sustainable world, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said on Monday, kicking off its eighth Annual Youth Forum.

09-Apr-2019
Praising Roma’s contributions in Europ

New York, Apr 9 (IBNS): An independent United Nations expert called on Monday for immediate action to end discrimination and combat racist rhetoric against Roma, Europe’s largest minority group.

09-Apr-2019
Thousands flee fighting around Libyan ca

New York, Apr 9 (IBNS): The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day by aircraft from the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) force, which closed the city's only functioning civilian airport.

09-Apr-2019
To meet development goals, UN agricultur

New York, Apr 9 (IBNS): Innovating agriculture and promoting nutrition-sensitive food systems top the Food and Agriculture Agency’s (FAO) to-do list, its chief told the United Nations agriculture agency’s governing council on Monday, saying "we cannot only focus on tackling hunger anymore".

09-Apr-2019
Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’

New York, Apr 9 (IBNS): The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured.

09-Apr-2019
Merkel to host May in Berlin for Brexit

Berlin, Apr 8 (Xinhua): German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday to discuss a way out of the deadlock of the Brexit process, a German spokesman said on Monday.

08-Apr-2019
Ten trapped after avalanches hit Xinjian

Urumqi, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) Ten people were trapped after avalanches hit a mountainous area in Changji Monday in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to Urumqi's fire brigade.

08-Apr-2019
World's largest cyber drills locked shie

Tallinn, Apr 8 (Sputnik) Locked Shields 2019, the world's biggest and most advanced international cyber drills, which are organized by NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence (CCDCOE), are beginning in Estonia on Monday.

08-Apr-2019
Erdogan slams Netanyahu over remarks on

Istanbul, Apr 8 (Xinhua) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over his latest remarks about annexing the West Bank settlements if he wins another term.

08-Apr-2019
Ghosn removed from board at Nissan share

Tokyo, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) Nissan Motor Co shareholders on Monday removed Carlos Ghosn from its board following the automaker's former chief being arrested on several charges of financial misconduct.

08-Apr-2019
UK Prime Minister May to visit Germany's

Moscow, Apr 8 (Sputnik/UNI) German Chancellor Angela Merkel will receive UK Prime Minister Theresa May in Berlin on Tuesday to discuss Brexit and other topics, the German government said Monday.

08-Apr-2019
Terrorist arrested in Myanmar western st

Yangon, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) The Myanmar authority has arrested a member of terrorist group Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) in a border town in the country's western Rakhine state, according to the Police Force Monday.

08-Apr-2019
Hong Kong-bound jet makes emergency land

Taipei, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) A Cathay Dragon plane carrying 317 passengers bound for Hong Kong had to make an emergency landing in Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan Monday morning after one of its engines started spewing smoke over suspected collision with birds.

08-Apr-2019
Myanmar's parliament to resume 12th sess

Yangon, Apr 8 (Xinhua) Myanmar's parliament will resume its 12th session on April 29, the parliament announced on Monday.

08-Apr-2019
How prepared is EU for no-deal Brexit?

Brussels, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) European leaders have warned that a no-deal Brexit, while not their wish, is now "very likely", as Britain is still frenziedly seeking an orderly exit days before April 12, the end of the first Brexit extension, and some EU officials have insisted that they are ready for no-deal. Is that true? And what's EU's Brexit preparedness?

08-Apr-2019
PM May warns Brexit could slip away as c

London, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) Talks between Britain's two big political parties resume Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May issued a stark warning that the Brexit people voted for could "slip through our fingers".

08-Apr-2019
Iraqi forces capture IS militants in ope

Baghdad, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) Iraqi forces on Sunday dismantled three Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells and arrested a number of IS militants, including a prominent group leader, in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a provincial security source said.

08-Apr-2019
EU Chief Brexit negotiator confirms to m

Dublin, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) The European Union (EU) chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will meet with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in Dublin on Monday, according to a government statement released on Sunday night.

08-Apr-2019
Brexit talks with Labour "mean compromis

London, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) British Prime Minister on Sunday said that her talks with the opposition Labour Party to break the current Brexit deadlock would mean "compromise on both sides."

08-Apr-2019
Greek capital displays its rich architec

Athens, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) The Greek capital hosted for the sixth consecutive year this weekend a two-day event of Open House Athens, which invites the public to explore the value of architecture through various landmarks. 

08-Apr-2019
Five killed, 24 injured in bus accident

Tunis, Apr 7 (Xinhua/UNI) At least five people were killed and 24 others injured when a passenger bus overturned in southeastern Tunisia on Sunday, according to a statement by the Tunisian Health Ministry.

08-Apr-2019
Syrian militants attack 13 towns in Idli

Moscow, Apr 7 (Sputnik/UNI) Syrian militants attacked 13 towns in the northwestern Idlib de-escalation zone throughout the day, the Russian Defense Ministry’s center for Syrian reconciliation said Sunday.

08-Apr-2019
South Africa: Poacher killed by elephant

Johannesburg, Apr 8 (IBNS): A suspected poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and then eaten by a pride of lions in South Africa's Kruger National Park, media reports said on Monday.

08-Apr-2019
Uganda: Kidnapped US tourist freed after

Kampala, Apr 7 (UNI) A US woman who was abducted along with her driver in Uganda have been rescued by security forces, the local police said in a statement.

08-Apr-2019
‘Health is a right, not a privilege’

New Delhi, Apr 8 (IBNS): The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege.

08-Apr-2019
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