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UN chief calls for global ceasefire to tackle COVID-19, warns pandemic risks new conflicts
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UN chief calls for global ceasefire to tackle COVID-19, warns pandemic risks new conflicts

Antonio Guterres said COVID-19 has raised growing questions about the effectiveness of health systems, social services, trust in institutions and systems of governance

IOA VP Sudhanshu Mittal writes again to IOC Ethics Commission, accusing Narinder Batra of reinstating 'tainted' Lalit Bhanot
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IOA VP Sudhanshu Mittal writes again to IOC Ethics Commission, accusing Narinder Batra of reinstating 'tainted' Lalit Bhanot

Mittal alleged that immediately after being elected as IOA president, Batra reinstated Bhanot in various capacities despite several cases of corruption related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games, pending against him in court.

Open letter to Ban Ki-Moon: India's democracy is intact, but how long will you protect your bias and selectivity?
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Open letter to Ban Ki-Moon: India's democracy is intact, but how long will you protect your bias and selectivity?

India has been multicultural for centuries, long before the West even coined the word or understood the concept. It does not need the West to teach it co-existence.

Crash Landing on You: Korean TV series aims to bridge north-south division despite waning prospects of a peace agreement
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Crash Landing on You: Korean TV series aims to bridge north-south division despite waning prospects of a peace agreement

Despite its soft-focus romanticisation of the political situation, Crash Landing on You brings the pain of the division to a personal level for a generation of Koreans who, unlike their grandparents, have no memory of what it was like to be a single nation.

Adapting to changing climate has financial returns for countries investing in it
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Adapting to changing climate has financial returns for countries investing in it

Agricultural and labor productivity along with GDPs will fall by significant amounts if global warming continues unabated.

Indian female peacekeepers assume duties in UN mission in Congo, focus on working with conflict-affected women and children
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Indian female peacekeepers assume duties in UN mission in Congo, focus on working with conflict-affected women and children

A team of women peacekeepers from India has assumed duties in the UN mission in Congo, one of the most challenging peacekeeping missions, with a focus on working with women and children worst affected by conflict.

Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta wedding: Sundar Pichai, Ratan Tata, Shah Rukh Khan, Rajinikanth attend grand ceremony
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Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta wedding: Sundar Pichai, Ratan Tata, Shah Rukh Khan, Rajinikanth attend grand ceremony

Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani’s son Akash Ambani married Shloka Mehta, daughter of diamond merchant Russell and Mona Mehta on Saturday,9 March. It was attended by Sundar Pichai, Ratan Tata and Shah Rukh Khan, among others

Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta wedding: Tony Blair, Ban Ki-Moon, Sundar Pichai among guests
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Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta wedding: Tony Blair, Ban Ki-Moon, Sundar Pichai among guests

The extravagant Ambani-Mehta wedding affair will be attended by a bevy of world leaders and corporate personalities.

Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates to head commission on climate change; project to launch in September
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Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates to head commission on climate change; project to launch in September

The commission seeks to "convince countries across the globe to take measures to arm themselves against the consequences of climate change." the Dutch minister for infrastructure and water management said.

Ban Ki-moon, Gro Harlem Brundtland praise Delhi's Mohalla Clinics project on city visit with Arvind Kejriwal
India

Ban Ki-moon, Gro Harlem Brundtland praise Delhi's Mohalla Clinics project on city visit with Arvind Kejriwal

Ban Ki-moon and Gro Harlem Brundtland appreciated the Aam Aadmi Party's Mohalla Clinic project and said such projects should be replicated across the country. Arvind Kejriwal and Satyendar Jain were also present.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns of 'dark future' over climate change, inequality
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IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns of 'dark future' over climate change, inequality

The world faces a "dark future" if it fails to tackle climate change and inequality, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned on Tuesday.

Ban Ki-Moon urges Donald Trump to reverse Paris Accord stance, asks to stand on 'right side of history'
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Ban Ki-Moon urges Donald Trump to reverse Paris Accord stance, asks to stand on 'right side of history'

Donald Trump should stand "on the right side of history" by reconsidering the decision to pull the US out of the Paris Accord, former United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon said

Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon hints at possible run for South Korean presidency, say reports
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Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon hints at possible run for South Korean presidency, say reports

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, upon returning to South Korea, has hinted that he would run in the forthcoming presidential election, underlining his past 10 years of experience as the chief official of the international organisation.

Top Indian diplomat in UN panel set up by Antonio Guterres to tackle sexual abuse
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Top Indian diplomat in UN panel set up by Antonio Guterres to tackle sexual abuse

New UN chief Antonio Guterres has set up a task force, which includes a senior Indian diplomat, to develop a "game-changing" strategy aimed at preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers.

Park Geun-hye impeachment: South Korean MPs split from ruling party over corruption scandal
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Park Geun-hye impeachment: South Korean MPs split from ruling party over corruption scandal

Dozens of lawmakers split from South Korea's ruling party Tuesday over the corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye in a move that could shape presidential elections that might take place in a few months.

India and Pakistan should resolve their differences through dialogue: Ban Ki-moon
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India and Pakistan should resolve their differences through dialogue: Ban Ki-moon

Outgoing UN chief Ban Ki-moon has asked India and Pakistan to resolve their differences through dialogue and exercise restraint as he maintained his concern over the increase in tensions between the two neighbours along the Line of Control in recent months.

Obama denounces Aleppo 'horror', says 'Assad won't be able to slaughter way to legitimacy'
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Obama denounces Aleppo 'horror', says 'Assad won't be able to slaughter way to legitimacy'

Responsibility for atrocities committed in Aleppo lies with Syria and its Russian and Iranian backers, US President Barack Obama said Friday as Damascus suspended the evacuation of civilians and fighters from the city's last rebel-held areas.

Syrian Army poised for Aleppo victory as battle is in final phase
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Syrian Army poised for Aleppo victory as battle is in final phase

Syrian troops were poised to recapture all of second city Aleppo on Tuesday, in what would be the biggest blow to rebels since they launched their uprising in 2011

UN Secretary General designate Antonio Guterres to be sworn on Monday
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UN Secretary General designate Antonio Guterres to be sworn on Monday

Antonio Guterres, a former Portuguese Prime Minister will be sworn in on Monday as the next UN Secretary General, succeeding Ban Ki-moon as the ninth chief of the 71-year old world body.