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NPT review conference may take place August 2022

United Nations, Dec 31 (UNI/Sputnik) The Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) may be held in August, a source at the United Nations told Sputnik.
On Thursday, the United Nations decided to postpone the NPT Review Conference planned to be held though January 4-28.
"The conference might take place in August," the source said, noting that an official letter with specific dates has yet to be received.
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18 May 2022 | 2:33 PM

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Climate change indicators broke records in 2021: UN

18 May 2022 | 2:22 PM

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SL CID begins probe in May 9 attacks

18 May 2022 | 1:43 PM

By Duruthu Edirimuni Chandrasekera
Colombo, May 18 (UNI) Sri Lanka's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will be recording statements of several Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) parliamentarians at Parliament Complex on Wednesday before and after parliament sessions on May 9 attacks.

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SL receives $160 mn aid from WB: PM

18 May 2022 | 1:13 PM

By Duruthu Edirimuni Chandrasekera
Colombo, May 18 (UNI) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe told the Parliament on Wednesday that $160 million assistance was received from the World Bank and discussions are underway to consider if those funds could be used to purchase fuel for the island nation hit by a chronic fuel crisis.

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Rohingya coming in groups from India, Dhaka worried

18 May 2022 | 1:08 PM

Dhaka, May 18 (UNI) Bangladesh is worried about the influx of Rohingya from India to Bangladesh.

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