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Shooting at a grocery store in USA leaves three people dead, 10 hurt | Sheikh Hasina, Narendra Modi engage in bilateral talks | As Chandrababu Naidu's new govt demolishes YSRCP office citing illegality, Jagan Reddy cries 'vendetta politics' | Centre notifies stringent anti-paper leak law amid exam mess, accused to face jail term, fine up to a crore | Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole alleges cracks on Atal Setu, BJP hits back

MH370: Raw satellite data released

Kuala Lumpur, May 27 (IBNS) The Malaysian government on Tuesday released the raw data used that was used to trace the flight pattern of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 which went missing in March.

UN urges Brazzaville to halt expulsion of DR Congo refugees

New York, May 27 (IBNS): Senior United Nations officials on Monday demanded that Republic of the Congo immediately stops expelling citizens from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and called for an investigation into allegations of sexual violence and other human rights violations.

Ban urges Lebanon to elect president without delay

New York, May 26 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday regretted that the Lebanese Parliament was unable to elect a new president within the timeframe set by the constitution and called on the country's leaders to select a new one "without delay".

Ban urges efforts to unleash Africa's potential in agriculture

New York, May 26 (IBNS): The world must do more to unleash Africa's full potential in agriculture, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday said while also urging the continent's leaders and development partners to combat growing social and economic inequalities.

Syria: UN condemns attack during aid distribution

New York, May 26 (IBNS): The United Nations humanitarian chief on Sunday expressed outrage at a deliberate attack on a humanitarian warehouse in the Damascus province of Syria, which occurred as aid workers were preparing to distribute urgently needed supplies to hundreds of families in the besieged city.

Brussels: Ban strongly condemns Jewish Museum shooting

New York, May 26 (IBNS): Following a shooting on Sunday at the Jewish Museum of Brussels, which may have been an act of anti-Semitism, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday reiterated his strong condemnation of all forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.

China: 5 killed in mine mishap

Beijing, May 25 (IBNS): At least five people died and four others went missing after a colliery gas burst at a mine in China's Guizhou Province, media reports said on Sunday.

China: 23 terror, religious extremism groups busted

Beijing, May 25 (IBNS); As many as 23 terror and religious extremism groups have been busted in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Regions, reports said on Sunday.

US rampage: Killer identified as Hollywood filmmaker's son

Washington, May 25 (IBNS): A US college student, who had killed six people during a murderous rampage on Friday in the seaside college community of Isla Vista, close to theUniversity of California at Santa Barbara, had taped a video vowing a "day of retribution" against women who had sexually shunned him before committing the crime, media reports said on Sunday.

UNSC condemns attack on Indian consulate

New York, May 24 (IBNS): The UN Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms the attack on the Indian consulate in the western Afghan province of Herat and called for those responsible of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to be brought to justice.

Senior UN officials condemn attack on Somali parliament

New York, May 24 (IBNS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his special representative in Somalia, Nicholas Kay, on Saturday condemned an attack by suicide bombers and gunmen on the Federal Parliament, in the capital Mogadishu, where legislators were in session.

US condemns attack on Somali Parliament

Washington, May 24 (IBNS): The United States on Saturday condemned attack performed by militants on the Somali Parliament.

Somalia's Parliament attacked, 10 killed

Mogadishu, May 24 (IBNS): At least 10 people were killed as militants attacked Somalia's Parliament building on Saturday.

Earthquake shakes Greece, Turkey, above 100 injured

Alexandroupolis, Greece, May 24 (IBNS): More than 100 people were injured in Turkey as an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hit south-southwest of Alexandroupolis city in Greece on Saturday, media reports said.

UN urges restoration of rule of law following Thai coup

New York, May 24 (IBNS): The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday urged Thailand to ensure respect for human rights and a prompt restoration of the rule of law, echoing a call made on Thursday by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon following the military coup.