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'Absolutely shocking,' remarks Arvind Kejriwal after Vijay Mallya claims he met Arun Jaitley before leaving country
India

'Absolutely shocking,' remarks Arvind Kejriwal after Vijay Mallya claims he met Arun Jaitley before leaving country

The 62-year-old former Kingfisher Airlines boss Vijay Mallya told reporters in London that he met Arun Jaitley and offered to settle with the banks

India voices regret over UN human rights chief's remarks on Kashmir, says New Delhi's views on issue are 'abundantly clear'
World

India voices regret over UN human rights chief's remarks on Kashmir, says New Delhi's views on issue are 'abundantly clear'

Bachelet, in her opening statement to the UNHRC on Monday, made a reference to Kashmir, said that the human rights situation in Kashmir "has not been followed up with meaningful improvements, or even open and serious discussions on how the grave issues raised could be addressed."

UN calls for international probe into 'genocide' of Rohingya and prosecution of Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing
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UN calls for international probe into 'genocide' of Rohingya and prosecution of Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing

Myanmar has vehemently denied allegations of ethnic cleansing, insisting it was responding to attacks by Rohingya rebels.

Former UN chief Kofi Annan to receive state funeral, burial in Ghana on 13 September
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Former UN chief Kofi Annan to receive state funeral, burial in Ghana on 13 September

Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan will receive a state funeral and burial in Ghana on 13 September, the Ghanaian president said on Friday, calling it "a major event for our country".

Kerala floods: Shashi Tharoor held 'high-level talks' with UN officials in Geneva on relief aid, presents suggestions to govt
India

Kerala floods: Shashi Tharoor held 'high-level talks' with UN officials in Geneva on relief aid, presents suggestions to govt

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has said that he held "high-level briefings" to discuss about possible help to Kerala at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva during his one-day visit there.

Twenty feared dead after vintage World War II plane crashes into Switzerland's Piz Segnas mountain
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Twenty feared dead after vintage World War II plane crashes into Switzerland's Piz Segnas mountain

Up to 20 people are feared dead after a vintage World War II aircraft crashed into a Swiss mountainside, local reports said.

Steel, aluminium tariffs: India, US to hold talks in Geneva next week
Business

Steel, aluminium tariffs: India, US to hold talks in Geneva next week

In May, India dragged the US to the WTO dispute settlement mechanism over the imposition of import duties on steel and aluminium.

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to get ID cards, UN says move aimed at preserving their right to return to Myanmar
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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to get ID cards, UN says move aimed at preserving their right to return to Myanmar

The plastic IDs, issued jointly by the Bangladesh government and the UNHCR to the Rohingya refugees, contain a number of anti-fraud features.

Pope Francis urges European countries to 'invest wisely' in migrants' home countries, especially those in Africa
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Pope Francis urges European countries to 'invest wisely' in migrants' home countries, especially those in Africa

Pope Francis has urged European countries "to invest wisely" in work and education in the migrant's countries of origin, especially African countries

Scientists develop micro-capsules made out of synthetic spider silk that may help prevent cancer
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Scientists develop micro-capsules made out of synthetic spider silk that may help prevent cancer

Scientists have developed micro-capsules made of spider silk that can deliver cancer vaccines directly to the heart of immune cells.

JP Nadda says India is committed to achieving universal health coverage of its citizens
India

JP Nadda says India is committed to achieving universal health coverage of its citizens

Health Minister JP Nadda, who is leading the Indian delegation at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, said India is committed to achieving universal health coverage for its citizens as mentioned in the National Health Policy 2017.

UN warns of growing nuclear weapons threat, urges major powers to continue negotiations on disarmament
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UN warns of growing nuclear weapons threat, urges major powers to continue negotiations on disarmament

A top UN official denounced growing rhetoric claiming that nuclear arms are necessary and warned that the risk of such weapons being used was on the rise

Top UN expert says Myanmar's Rohingya crackdown 'bears hallmarks of genocide', government should be held accountable
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Top UN expert says Myanmar's Rohingya crackdown 'bears hallmarks of genocide', government should be held accountable

A top United Nations rights expert warned that the crackdown on Myanmar's Rohingya minority bears "the hallmarks of genocide" and insisted the government should be held accountable.

Geneva Motor Show: 2018 sees a mix of EVs and mild hybrids drawing crowds at world's most popular motoring event
News & Analysis

Geneva Motor Show: 2018 sees a mix of EVs and mild hybrids drawing crowds at world's most popular motoring event

Ford announced at Geneva Motor Show that the new Mustang Bullitt models will now be offered for sale in Europe.

Hyundai's 'Le Fil Rouge' concept connects its past with its future at Geneva Motor Show
Features

Hyundai's 'Le Fil Rouge' concept connects its past with its future at Geneva Motor Show

Hyundai 'Le Fil Rouge' unveiled at Geneva is a reinterpretation of Hyundai's design DNA that originated from the brand's historical Hyundai Coupe Concept.

Renault unveils new urban mobility concept car EZ-GO at the Geneva Motor Show
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Renault unveils new urban mobility concept car EZ-GO at the Geneva Motor Show

EZ-GO is the first model in a series of concept cars that Renault will reveal over the course of 2018 (including at the next Paris Motor Show).

Google, Facebook have to accept China's online censorship laws for accessing its 751 million internet users
News & Analysis

Google, Facebook have to accept China's online censorship laws for accessing its 751 million internet users

Google and Facebook are blocked in China, along with Twitter Inc and most major Western news outlets.

United Nations calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian children stranded in rebel-held suburb
World

United Nations calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian children stranded in rebel-held suburb

The United Nations children's agency said 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate evacuation amid a crippling siege in which five have reportedly died from a lack of medical care.

Syrian state media claims Israel launched several missiles at military post near Damascus
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Syrian state media claims Israel launched several missiles at military post near Damascus

The airstrike came as violence resumed in the Damascus suburbs after days of calm while the government and opposition delegations attended peace talks in Geneva

Syrian peace talks to resume tommorrow at UN; govt delegation all set to reach Geneva
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Syrian peace talks to resume tommorrow at UN; govt delegation all set to reach Geneva

The United Nations is scheduled to resume the peace talks between the government and the Syrian opposition in the Swisscity on Wednesday