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New Kerala
Kicking off 'Africa Week' at UN, Guterres says women and youth can unleash continent's potential - newkerala news #282497the illicit financial flows that have depleted Africa's resource base, he added
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the illicit financial flows that have depleted Africa's resource base, he added. Also addressing the inaugural event was UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajčak, who said that in the past, Africa was expected to listen, and accept the ideas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rescinded Appointment of President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa - NCD Alliance Responsenoncommunicable diseases (NCDs), the leading cause of death and disability worl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. With less than a year to go before a UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on NCDs, our focus needs to be firmly fixed on securing strong and courageous leaders... Read more
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EuroNews
China has opportunity to become new leader in international developmentambitions, has an opportunity to reinvigorate the conception and delivery of hu
EuroNews / Posted 8 hours ago
ambitions, has an opportunity to reinvigorate the conception and delivery of humanitarian assistance. Adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015, the SDGs outline a vision for global development that targets poverty, education, public health,... Read more
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Gulf News
Revolutionary Guards see its economic strength sappedthat in the economy, we must have free competition,” Rouhani told a group of ne
Gulf News / Posted 8 hours ago
that in the economy, we must have free competition,” Rouhani told a group of news media executives during his visit to the UN General Assembly in New York in September. “No institution can use its authority to derive a benefit. We must be open and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
WHO dumps dictator amid outcrycollapsed under his 37 years of authoritarian rule. media_cameraZimbabwe’s Pre
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
collapsed under his 37 years of authoritarian rule. media_cameraZimbabwe’s President Robert Gabriel Mugabe addresses the UN General Assembly in New York. Picture: AFP/Jewel Samad Tedros said on Sunday his goal was “to build political leadership... Read more
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New Kerala
Kicking off 'Africa Week' at UN, Guterres says women and youth can unleash continent's potential - newkerala news #282431the illicit financial flows that have depleted Africa's resource base, he added
New Kerala / Posted 12 hours ago
the illicit financial flows that have depleted Africa's resource base, he added. Also addressing the inaugural event was UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajčak, who said that in the past, Africa was expected to listen, and accept the ideas... Read more
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New Kerala
UN chief doing 'very spectacular job', says Trump - newkerala news #282109-- I just wish you luck because the potential that you have is really unlimited
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
-- I just wish you luck because the potential that you have is really unlimited," Trump said. Earlier, Trump had met Guterres at the White House in April and also held bilateral with him during the UN General Assembly session in New York last mo... Read more
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Boston Globe
An Iranian bastion of power sees its economic strength sappedthat in the economy, we must have free competition,” Rouhani told a group of ne
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
that in the economy, we must have free competition,” Rouhani told a group of news media executives during his visit to the UN General Assembly in New York in September. “No institution can use its authority to derive a benefit. We must be open and... Read more
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Ekklesia
Amnesty urges international action on armed dronesAmnesty International has launched a new briefing at the UN General Assembly, s
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
Amnesty International has launched a new briefing at the UN General Assembly, setting out measures to bring the use and transfer of armed drones in line with international human rights and humanitarian law. The briefing, Key principles on the use... Read more
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New York Post
Kim sends ‘unprecedented’ letter to Australiait. The letter — titled “Open Letter to Parliaments of Different Countries” —
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
it. The letter — titled “Open Letter to Parliaments of Different Countries” — attacked Trump over his speech to the UN General Assembly last month in which he threatened to “totally destroy North Korea” if provoked. “If Trump thinks that he... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trump says UN boss doing 'very very spectacular job'democracy, human rights," he added, in what could be perceived as a barbed rema
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
democracy, human rights," he added, in what could be perceived as a barbed remark. During Trump's maiden speech to the UN General Assembly in September, Trump distanced himself from a vision of US policy that promotes liberal values abroad. He... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US ambassador Haley to pay first visit to AfricaDonald Trump announced Haley's visit to Africa last month during a meeting with
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Donald Trump announced Haley's visit to Africa last month during a meeting with African leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York. Trump told the African leaders he was "deeply disturbed by the ongoing violence in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
G7 backs internet industry effort to detect, blunt extremismInternet Forum to Combat Terrorism, which got an early boost when British Prime
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Internet Forum to Combat Terrorism, which got an early boost when British Prime Minister Theresa May used a speech to the UN General Assembly to applaud the initiative and demand internet companies develop technology to more quickly identify and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
G7 backs internet industry effort to detect, blunt extremismInternet Forum to Combat Terrorism, which got an early boost when British Prime
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
Internet Forum to Combat Terrorism, which got an early boost when British Prime Minister Theresa May used a speech to the UN General Assembly to applaud the initiative and demand internet companies develop technology to more quickly identify and... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
G7 backs internet industry effort to detect, blunt extremismInternet Forum to Combat Terrorism, which got an early boost when British Prime
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Internet Forum to Combat Terrorism, which got an early boost when British Prime Minister Theresa May used a speech to the UN General Assembly to applaud the initiative and demand internet companies develop technology to more quickly identify and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
G7 backs internet industry effort to detect, blunt extremismInternet Forum to Combat Terrorism, which got an early boost when British Prime
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Internet Forum to Combat Terrorism, which got an early boost when British Prime Minister Theresa May used a speech to the UN General Assembly to applaud the initiative and demand internet companies develop technology to more quickly identify and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Official Describes Revocation of U.S. Sanctions As Positivethe United States. This came when the UN official was addressing, last Wednesd
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the United States. This came when the UN official was addressing, last Wednesday, in New York, the Third Committee of the UN general Assembly. He commended Sudan and the US for reaching an agreement on revocation of sanctions on Oct.6.2017,... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
South Korea stresses safety of Pyeongchang Olympics to diplomats, companieshas been adopted every two years since 1993 to cease all conflicts during the p
Reuters Sports News / Posted 2 days ago
has been adopted every two years since 1993 to cease all conflicts during the period of the Truce, will be adopted at the UN General Assembly on Nov. 13 for the Pyeongchang Games. Tensions on the Korean peninsula have risen in recent months as... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Korea stresses safety of Pyeongchang Olympics to diplomats, companieshas been adopted every two years since 1993 to cease all conflicts during the p
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
has been adopted every two years since 1993 to cease all conflicts during the period of the Truce, will be adopted at the UN General Assembly on Nov. 13 for the Pyeongchang Games. Tensions on the Korean peninsula have risen in recent months as... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Who's 'Winning' In Africa?strategy is that Washington seeks domination, while China seeks trade and gradu
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
strategy is that Washington seeks domination, while China seeks trade and gradual influence and trust. While attending the UN General Assembly in September President Trump addressed the leaders of several African nations at lunch. He didn’t mention... Read more
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Reuters
South Korea stresses safety of Pyeongchang Olympics to diplomats, companieshas been adopted every two years since 1993 to cease all conflicts during the p
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
has been adopted every two years since 1993 to cease all conflicts during the period of the Truce, will be adopted at the UN General Assembly on Nov. 13 for the Pyeongchang Games. Tensions on the Korean peninsula have risen in recent months as... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Sukkot Brings Out International Love For Israel | Hillel Fendel and Chaim Silberstein / KeepJerusalem.org | 30 Tishri 5778 – October 20, 2017intentions to quit UNESCO, due to the body’s blatant anti-Israel bias. Most spe
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
intentions to quit UNESCO, due to the body’s blatant anti-Israel bias. Most specifically, as Netanyahu explained to the UN General Assembly last month, UNESCO promotes “fake history” in designating Hebron and the Cave of the Patriarchs – burial... Read more
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Zero Hedge
USS Ronald Reagan Joins South Korean Navy For Latest Round Of 'War Games'west coast of the US. And in a move that alarmed the international community, a
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
west coast of the US. And in a move that alarmed the international community, about a Deputy UN Envoy Kim In Ryong told a UN General Assembly committee the situation on the Korean peninsula had reached a touch-and-go point and a nuclear war could... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cayetano justifies bloggers in official entourage in USto the United States, defended the inclusion of two controversial pro-Duterte b
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
to the United States, defended the inclusion of two controversial pro-Duterte bloggers in the government delegation to the UN General Assembly in New York and in his official visit to Washington DC. “The bigger question is why weren’t you guys... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
North Korea has asked Australia it to end its alliance with the US and Trump's 'heinous and reckless moves'denied the existence of the DPRK, a dignified sovereign state, and spit out ign
Business Insider Australia / Posted 3 days ago
denied the existence of the DPRK, a dignified sovereign state, and spit out ignorant remarks of “total destruction” at the UN General Assembly, stunning the world public. The Foreign Affairs Committee of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly, the... Read more
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Gulf News
Dubai to host Global Goals World Cupin teams of five to eight players, while choosing one of the 17 UN Global Goals
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
in teams of five to eight players, while choosing one of the 17 UN Global Goals to advocate for, registering via www.ggwcup.com. The winning team gets a spot in the global final to be held in New York in September 2018, over UN General Assembly W... Read more
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New Kerala
US stand shoulder to shoulder against terrorism - newkerala news #281647remarks assume significance as they come ahead of the U.S. President Donald Tru
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
remarks assume significance as they come ahead of the U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed Asia visit next month. Last month, Tillerson had met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeti... Read more
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asianage
Trump’s AfPak mess: A ‘rebalancing’ is neededand condemnatory language about Pakistan. External affairs minister Sushma Swar
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
and condemnatory language about Pakistan. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj took the same line as she turned her UN General Assembly address into a Pakistan-bashing session. The global Indian vision had been subsumed in a vitriolic... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
IMF Needs Radical Reform to Halt "Failed Policies"ignored,” Alfred de Zayas, Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
ignored,” Alfred de Zayas, Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, told the UN General Assembly in New York. Unveiling a series of proposals for change, Mr. de Zayas said it was time for “smart”... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Sanctions Bring Suffering Not Solutions, UN Expert Warnssolutions are difficult and sometimes slow, but they are definitely the preferr
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
solutions are difficult and sometimes slow, but they are definitely the preferred alternative,” Mr Jazairy stated at the UN General Assembly in New York. “Damaging a country’s economy with sanctions usually leads to violations of the rights of... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israel Joins the United Nations Space Committee Bureau | 29 Tishri 5778 – October 18, 2017elected to the bureau of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of O
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
elected to the bureau of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), after a vote in the UN General Assembly Fourth Committee. Israel’s adversaries led efforts to thwart the representative’s election despite the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kicking Off 'Africa Week'. Guterres Says Women and Youth Can Unleash Continent's Potentialthe illicit financial flows that have depleted Africa's resource base, he added
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
the illicit financial flows that have depleted Africa's resource base, he added. Also addressing the inaugural event was UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajčák, who said that in the past, Africa was expected to listen, and accept the ideas... Read more
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Daily Mail
North Korea says it plans to launch many more satellitesvows to develop outer space as it reveals plans to launch ‘many more satellites
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
vows to develop outer space as it reveals plans to launch ‘many more satellites’ Kim In Ryong made the claim during a UN General Assembly committee meeting He said the country launched first pilot communications satellite in August 1998 Mr... Read more
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Gulf News
UAE to host Global Goals World Cupheld on several continents with winning teams participating in the annual globa
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
held on several continents with winning teams participating in the annual global final in New York City, held during the UN General Assembly week.Over the next years, the GGWCup is building a worldwide community of teams, connected by their love... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Negotiators give up hope of rewriting Nafta this yearPresident Donald Trump speaks during a dinner with Latin American leaders at th
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a dinner with Latin American leaders at the Palace Hotel during the UN General Assembly in New York. (Evan Vucci, AP Washington - Talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled over tough... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North Korea defies US with pledge to launch many more satelliteshas said as he accused the US of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
has said as he accused the US of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully develop outer space. Kim In Ryong told a UN General Assembly committee meeting, titled International Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, that the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
North Korea accuses US of 'extreme double standards' as it plans satellite launcheshas said as he accused the US of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
has said as he accused the US of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully develop outer space. Kim In Ryong told a UN General Assembly committee meeting, titled International Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, that the... Read more
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asianage
Trump to visit five Asian nations, seeks to pressurise North Koreahas come under sanctions after conducting a number of nuclear tests, beginning
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
has come under sanctions after conducting a number of nuclear tests, beginning in 2006. Trump, in his address at the UN General Assembly last month, said North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un is "a rocket man, who is on a suicide... Read more
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International Business Times
North Korea wants to 'peacefully develop' outer space with use of 'many more' satellites satellites and accused the US of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
satellites and accused the US of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully develop outer space. Kim In Ryong told a UN General Assembly committee meeting on "International Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space" that the country's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Angola Joins UN Human Rights CouncilNew York — Angola was elected as United Nations Human Rights Council, during a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
New York — Angola was elected as United Nations Human Rights Council, during a UN General Assembly session on Monday in New York, for the 2018-2020 period. Angola was one of Africa's candidate for the Council, along with the Democratic Republic of... Read more
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dna
Hillary Clinton says US threats of war with N.Korea 'dangerous, short-sighted'rule out the eventual possibility of direct talks with North Korea. North Kore
dna / Posted 4 days ago
rule out the eventual possibility of direct talks with North Korea. North Korea's Deputy UN Ambassador Kim In Ryong told a UN General Assembly committee on Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula was now touch-and-go point "and a nuclear... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Clinton says US threats of war with North Korea 'dangerous, short-sighted'rule out the eventual possibility of direct talks with North Korea. North Kore
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
rule out the eventual possibility of direct talks with North Korea. North Korea’s Deputy UN Ambassador Kim In Ryong told a UN General Assembly committee on Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula was now touch-and-go point “and a nuclear... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
North Korea plans to launch many more satellitessatellites and accused the US of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
satellites and accused the US of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully develop outer space. Kim In Ryong told a UN General Assembly committee meeting on "International Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space" that the country's... Read more
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The Hindu
Key to India becoming Security Council permanent member is not to touch veto: Haleymonth, Foreign Ministers of G4 countries — India, Brazil, Germany and Japan — m
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
month, Foreign Ministers of G4 countries — India, Brazil, Germany and Japan — met in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to push their case for reform of the Security Council including expansion of its permanent and... Read more
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asianage
North Korea has plans for more satellitesand accused the United States of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
and accused the United States of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully develop outer space. Kim In Ryong told a UN General Assembly committee meeting on ‘International Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space’ that the country’s... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nikki Haley says veto stands between India and UNSC seat, supports ‘tougher approach’ towards Pakistandisappointed by the slow pace of the movement on the issue at the United Nation
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
disappointed by the slow pace of the movement on the issue at the United Nations, as conveyed by officials at the recent UN general assembly meetings, in the context of secretarial and bureaucratic reforms by its leadership and embraced by... Read more
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dna
Key to India getting permanent seat UNSC is not to touch veto: Nikki Haleymonth, foreign minister of G4 countries India, Brazil, Germany and Japan met in
dna / Posted 4 days ago
month, foreign minister of G4 countries India, Brazil, Germany and Japan met in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to push their case for reform of the Security Council including expansion of its permanent and... Read more
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asianage
Key to getting India on UN Security Council is 'not to touch veto': Nikki Haleymonth, foreign minister of G4 countries -- India, Brazil, Germany and Japan --
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
month, foreign minister of G4 countries -- India, Brazil, Germany and Japan -- met in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to push their case for reform of the Security Council, including expansion of its permanent and... Read more
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Aljazeera
Amnesty: Myanmar committed crimes against humanitykilled Hindu men and women, and burned ethnic Rakhine villages. Haigh, the res
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
killed Hindu men and women, and burned ethnic Rakhine villages. Haigh, the researcher, says Amnesty wants to see the UN General Assembly adopt "a strong resolution on Myanmar" as a first step to end the violence. "We'd like to see a... Read more
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Daily Star
North Korea threatens WORLD with ‘severe punishment in any part of the globe’in response, the tubby tyrant is believed to be readying his next missile launc
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
in response, the tubby tyrant is believed to be readying his next missile launch in retaliation. Speaking at a UN General Assembly committee, North Korean deputy ambassador Kim in-Ryong warned other members that they would not be safe... Read more
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