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SOS Mother Earth: This is the 'biggest ever' climate change march

Across the world rallies were held to draw attention to climate change ahead of a United Nations summit in New York. High profile supporters including UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and former US......

John Ashe is new UN General Assembly president

The United Nations General Assembly elected by acclamation Ambassador John W Ashe of Antigua and Barbuda as President of its upcoming 68th session.  Taking the floor immediately after his......

India urges for zero tolerance towards terrorism at UN

India will ask members of the United Nations to ensure a "zero tolerance" approach towards terrorism besides pressing for an early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International......

'UN chief to convey concerns over human rights'

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, whose Iran visit to attend the Non-Aligned Movement summit has met with objections from the United States and Israel, will convey concerns of the......

Ban Ki-moon elected for second term as UN chief

The 192-nation United Nations General Assembly has voted unanimously to elect Ban Ki-moon for a second five-year term as the global body's secretary-general.\\nThe assembly unanimously backed the......

Tales of the expected and unexpected from Rio Olympics

In gymnastics, Biles and Uchimura soared while China crashed IMAGE: Simone Biles of the United States competes on the balance beam during Women's qualification for Artistic Gymnastics on Day 2 of......

MAPPED: Which nations won medals in Rio?

Rio 2016 came to a colourful close on Sunday, August 21. Check out the map, below, which reveals how the nations of the world performed during those 16 days of amazing, incredible, memorable......

PHOTOS: The gold medallists on Day 15 at Rio Olympics

Check out the winners on Saturday, Day 15 of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. United States reclaim men's 4x400m title IMAGE: The USA's Lashawn Merritt reacts after winning gold in the men's......

Rio Olympics: United States reclaim men's 4x400m title

IMAGE: Lashawn Merritt of the United States competes during the Men's 4 x 400 meter Relay on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Cameron......

Narsingh's Rio participation in doubt after WADA rejects 'clean chit'

The World Anti Doping Agency has rejected the National Anti Doping Agency's verdict on wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who was given a clean chit to compete in the Rio Olympics, according to reports on......
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Scandal roils Brazil meat sector; China, EU, South Korea suspend imports

By Brad Brooks and Dominique Patton SAO PAULO/BEIJING (Reuters) - Fallout from a meatpacking industry scandal in Brazil, the world's biggest... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/scandal-roils-brazil-meat-sector-china-eu-south-korea-suspend-imports-news-crime-rduwvdjcceidi.html
Asia’s Olympic moment has its roots in Cold War politics

China, host of the 2008 Summer and 2022 Winter Olympic Games , has turned into a major sports power, if its medal tally at the recent Rio Olympics... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/asia-s-olympic-moment-has-its-roots-in-cold-war-politics-54493.html
Why Sehwag and other sportspersons went after Gurmehar

Amidst the nationalism versus anti-nationalism debate that began after the infamous JNU azadi controversy and the current one involving the ABVP,... ...

http://www.sify.com/sports/why-sehwag-and-other-sportspersons-went-after-gurmehar-news-cricket-rc2sKdccbbbef.html
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb. 23

Feb 23 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 4 pointshigher, or up 0.05 percent on Thursday, according to Financial spreadbetters. *... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-feb-23-news-economy-rcxnawcibfgcf.html
Glory and shame in Track and Field

Savinova stripped of London Games gold, Jepchirchir breaks half marathon record Peres Jepchirchir set a world record in the women's half marathon... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/kenyas-jepchirchir-breaks-half-marathon-world-record/20170210.htm

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