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Myanmar must take back Rohingyas in Bangladesh: India

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Dhaka, Oct 22 (IANS) India on Sunday said that Myanmar should take back the hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh following a military crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is visiting Bangladesh, also discussed the refugee situation with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “India is deeply […]

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US threats over n-deal has no impact on oil market: Iran

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Tehran, Oct 23 (IANS) Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said that global oil markets have remained unfazed by the recent remarks of US President Donald Trump against Iran’s international 2015 nuclear deal, internationally known as JCPOA, Press TV reported on Sunday. “The oil market did not hear Trump’s remarks,” Zanganeh said, adding that “If Trump’s […]

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Iran eyes more market share through gas exports to Europe    

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Tehran, Oct 23 (IANS) Iran continues to weigh options to transport its profuse natural gas resources to Europe and emerge from a marginal exporter merely in the region, Financial Tribune daily reported on Sunday. All of Iran’s gas exports, of about 40 million cubic meters per day, flow through pipelines, mainly to Turkey and Iraq, the […]

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Yemen President, UN envoy discuss peace solutions

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Aden, Oct 22 (IANS/WAM) Yemeni President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi met with Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the UN Secretary-General’s envoy to the war-torn country to discuss ways to revive solutions for peace. During the meeting on Saturday, the two sides discussed peace prospects. The Yemeni President reiterated his administration’s support for peace based on the three […]

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Afghan defense minister summons Parliament to closed-door meeting

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Author: Sayed SalahuddinMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508698564040612400KABUL: The Afghan Parliament was summoned on Saturday by the country’s top security brass behind closed doors at the request of Defense Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami. The reason for the summoning is a surge in attacks on military and civilian targets that has killed nearly 250 people in recent days. This is […]

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Deadliest ever bombing highlights Somalia’s weakness

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Author: AFPSun, 2017-10-22 12:49ID: 1508694297970205000NAIROBI: Last weekend’s truck bombing in Mogadishu killed at least 358 people, making it the deadliest in Somalia’s history, an attack that analysts say underscores the fragility of the internationally-backed government. With Somalia’s security forces disorganized and riddled with corruption, and deepening suspicion between central and regional governments, the Oct. 14 blast highlights […]

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Kenya’s leader urges peace ahead of vote as tensions rise

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Author: APMon, 2017-10-23 22:45ID: 1508692952740074500NAIROBI: President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenyans to remain peaceful ahead of Thursday’s fresh presidential election, while a witness said police shot and wounded at least one person amid a rise in ethnic tensions in the capital, Nairobi. A resident of the low-income Lucky Summer neighborhood said tensions grew after members of Kenyatta’s ethnic […]

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Surrender or die: Filipino troops battling final 30 Daesh-linked gunmen

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Author: APSun, 2017-10-22 03:00ID: 1508690332839830800MANILA: Philippine troops on Sunday were battling a final group of about 30 pro-Daesh group militants who were surrounded in one building with all their hostages gone as a nearly five-month siege neared its end in southern Marawi city, a military official said. Army Col. Romeo Brawner said troops were aiming to end […]

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    Sherin Mathews disappearance: Police find a child’s body, await official identification

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    Missing Case The Richardson police believe that the body is most likely of Sherin Mathews, the Indian American girl who had gone missing. TNM Staff sherin_mathews.jpg In what is likely to bring an end to the 16-day-long search for 3-year-old Sherin Mathew since she disappeared from her home in Texas in the US, the Richardson […]

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    J&K: Civilian shot by terrorists in Anantnag succumbs to his injuries

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    A civilian who was shot at by terrorists in Anantnag’s Aarwani in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday succumbed to his injuries. The youth is reportedly a resident of Uttar Pradesh. Earlier in the day, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was injured after militants hurled grenade at the residence of former MLA of the […]

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    Kidambi Srikanth wins Denmark Open in style, bags third Superseries title of the year

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    Sports He crushed his South Korean opponent in straight games. TNM Staff srikanth_kidambi twitter 750×500.jpg Twitter / ABP News Kidambi Srikanth capped a wonderful week in Odense by winning the Denmark Open on Sunday for his third Superseries Premier badminton title of the year.  Playing in front of a capacity crowd, the Indian produced a […]

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    India beat Malaysia to win Asia Cup hockey title for third time 

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    Sports India’s previous two titles came in 2003 and 2007.
 IANS india asia cup hockey.jpg Twitter / Hirak Jyoti Kalita‏ India underlined their continental supremacy as they overcame a fighting Malaysia 2-1 in the final here on Sunday to win the Asia Cup hockey championship for the third time. Ramandeep Singh (3rd minute) and Lalit […]

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    Modi Govt. is ‘a government of excuses’: Congress

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    [India] Oct 22 (ANI): The Congress on Sunday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) dispensation as a ‘government of excuses’. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, “It’s (Modi government) a government of excuses, by excuses, for excuses, and for excuses. Every time something is not done, they say we were obstructed.” He […]

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    BJP declares candidate for Chitrakoot bypolls

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    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday declared Shankar Dayal Tripathi as its candidate for the November 9 by-election to the Chitrakoot assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh’s Satna district. The seat, considered a Congress stronghold, fell vacant after the death of Congress legislator Prem Singh in May this year. Singh had won this […]

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    Navy Commanders to discuss plans to enhance footprint in IOR

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    New Delhi: Navy commanders are set to discuss plans for “enhancing and sustaining Indian Navy’s operational footprint in the Indian Ocean Region” (IOR) and review the navy’s combat readiness at a conference starting here on Tuesday. The bi-annual Naval Commanders Conference will be addressed by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who will also interact with the […]

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    BJP announces Chitrakoot assembly bypoll candidate

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    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday named Shankar Dayal Tripathi as its candidate for Chitrakoot assembly by-election in Madhya Pardesh. The bypoll in the constituency is being held post the death of MLA Prem Singh. The elections in the regard will be held on November 9. Prem Singh who was a member of Congress […]

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      Woman Alleges Uber Driver Masturbated During Car Ride In Hyderabad

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      NDTV Woman Alleges Uber Driver Masturbated During Car Ride In HyderabadNDTVA woman who took an Uber car ride in Hyderabad on Thursday alleged in a Facebook post that her driver masturbated while she was in the car. “Today my #Uber driver thought it perfectly normal to masturbate while dropping me to the airport. As soon […]

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      IIT Hyderabad uses activated jamun to remove fluoride from water

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      The Hindu IIT Hyderabad uses activated jamun to remove fluoride from waterThe HinduResearchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad have used activated jamun seed powder to bring the fluoride content in drinking water to less than the WHO limit of 1.5 mg per litre. The results were published in the Journal of …

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      Hyderabad to house OYO’s technology development centre

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      Economic Times Hyderabad to house OYO’s technology development centreEconomic Times“Our new tech development centre in Hyderabad will sup Hyderabad will support our operations across the country and internationally. The new development centre will support our accelerated growth plans,“ said Ritesh Agarwal, chief executive of OYO.

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      28 punters held in Hyderabad star hotel

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      The Hindu 28 punters held in Hyderabad star hotel – The HinduThe HinduA gang of gambling operators who were organising the game of cards in a five-star hotel and serving imported liquor and hookah to punters – was busted by …Hyderabad police uncover massive gambling racket, arrest 36 at …The News MinuteHyderabad: Cops nab 36 gamblers […]

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      Up high with Skyharbor

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      The Hindu Up high with SkyharborThe HinduComprising five enterprising musicians — Eric Emery, Keshav Dhar, Devesh Dayal, Aditya Ashok and Krishna Jhaveri — Skyharbor has achieved a lot since its early days in 2010. Now Hyderabad can revel in the ambient metal tunes at The Moonshine …

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      Telangana Cong leader caught on tape conspiring to plant ganja to fix TRS leader

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      Crime D Sridhar Babu allegedly tried to conceal ganja in Kishan Reddy’s house to get him arrested. Balakrishna Ganeshan D-Sridhar-Babu3.jpg Facebook/ Duddilla Sridhar Babu Sudarshan: I’m planning to keep ganja in Kishan’s house and get him arrested. Sridhar Babu: Tell me when you are planning to keep it. And don’t keep it in Duggal, it […]

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      Trampling dissent with detention? What the arrest of a student leader in Telangana tells us

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      Opinion There has been a persistent and arbitrary misuse of preventive detention against any individual the state feels threatened by. Padmaja Shaw TVV_Mahesh.jpg A poster of detained student leader Mahesh “It’s great when the emperor is Marcus Aurelius,” Elon Musk, the great technology prophet says of Artificial Intelligence, “It’s not so great when the emperor […]

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      Hyderabad: Mild tremors cause panic among Borabanda residents for the second day

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      Deccan Chronicle Hyderabad: Mild tremors cause panic among Borabanda residents for the second dayThe New Indian ExpressHYDERABAD: For the second day in a row, residents of Borabanda in Hyderabad had to spend sleepless nights due to mild tremors experienced in the hilly terrains of Somajiguda area. No damages or losses have been recorded in the […]

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        Sudan’s Al-Bashir embarks on Gulf tour

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        Author: M. Nasir JawedMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508701933280975000KHARTOUM: Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir arrived in Kuwait on Sunday on the first-leg of a two-day Gulf tour that will also take him to Qatar, according to media reports.During his meetings with the emirs of Kuwait and Qatar, Al-Bashir is likely to discuss recent regional developments, issues of common concern, bilateral […]

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        Syrian children die of hunger under regime siege

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        Author: ReutersMon, 2017-10-23 23:43ID: 1508695763440338400HAMOURIA, Syria: One-month-old Sahar, her ribs protruding under translucent skin, breathed her last on Sunday in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, where a crushing regime siege has pushed hundreds of children to the brink of starvation. Only a trickle of humanitarian aid ever reaches this rebel-held region east of Damascus, under a tight blockade by […]

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        In Raqqa, clues to Daesh’s bygone media empire

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        Author: AFPMon, 2017-10-23 20:56ID: 1508695322520293000RAQQA: “Special operations by the Caliphate’s soldiers!” boasts a torn, bloodstained pamphlet at a bombed-out media kiosk in Raqqa, a symbol of Daesh’s once fearsome propaganda machine.As well as serving as the Syrian capital of Daesh’s “caliphate,” Raqqa was the beating heart of much of its media output. But since a US-backed offensive […]

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        El-Sissi vows to quash terrorism after police ambush

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        Author: APMon, 2017-10-23 21:43ID: 1508692842260056500CAIRO: In his first remarks after a deadly attack on the country’s police force, Egypt’s president vowed on Sunday to press ahead with the country’s war against terrorism, secure its borders and hunt down militants. President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi’s remarks came nearly 48 hours after authorities officially announced that at least 16 policemen […]

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        Jordan’s king endorses Palestinian reconciliation deal

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        Author: AP, AFPMon, 2017-10-23 22:17ID: 1508692760570045300AMMAN: Jordan’s king has endorsed a fledgling Palestinian reconciliation agreement that is meant to end a decade-old political and ideological split between rivals Hamas and Fatah. King Abdallah II expressed support for the Egyptian-brokered deal after meeting Sunday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who heads Fatah. Hamas seized the Gaza Strip in […]

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        UN ends Libya talks in Tunisia with no breakthrough

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        Author: ReutersMon, 2017-10-23 22:08ID: 1508692703300032800TUNIS: Month-long UN-backed talks aimed at bridging differences between rival Libyan factions ended on Saturday with no discernable progress toward stabilizing the country and paving the way for elections. A month ago, UN envoy Ghassan Salame, the latest in a series of Libya envoys since a 2011 NATO-backed uprising ended Muammar Gaddafi’s 42-year […]

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        Israeli police arrest 15 over campaign to stop Jew-Arab dating

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        Author: AFPMon, 2017-10-23 22:27ID: 1508692604150021400JERUSALEM: Israeli police have arrested 15 suspected Jewish extremists following an undercover investigation into a group accused of tracking down and threatening Arab men dating Jewish women, authorities said Sunday.Israeli radio said that among those taken in for questioning was Benzi Gopstein, a prominent leader of the extreme-right group Lehava, but police would […]

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        US-backed fighters seize major Syrian oil field

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        Author: Shahrukh Jamshed | Arab News StaffSun, 2017-10-22 22:12ID: 1508688800809657500JEDDAH: The US-led coalition said allied fighters captured Syria’s largest oil field from Daesh on Sunday, marking a major advance against the extremists in an area coveted by pro-regime forces. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor relying on a network of sources inside Syria, told […]

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          At the cutting edge of Saudi Arabia’s e-commerce revolution

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          Author: Frank KaneMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508705331521311300DUBAI: Saudi Arabia is on the verge of a consumer revolution and Majed Al-Tahan is in the vanguard of that transformation. The founder and CEO of AYM Commerce, the e-commerce arm of the Danube supermarkets chain, is aiming to change the way Saudis shop, and in the process help to contribute to […]

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          UK divorce bill figure will come in final Brexit deal

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          Author: ReutersMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508704811281265700LONDON: Britain can only come up with a figure for a financial settlement with the EU when Brexit has been agreed, trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday, warning leaders not to believe London is bluffing over a no deal.Prime Minister Theresa May won a reprieve last week in the talks to unravel […]

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          Emaar launches property unit IPO

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          Author: Frank KaneMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508704811191265400DUBAI: Emaar Properties, Dubai’s master developer, is to sell 20 percent of the shares of its UAE real estate unit in an initial public offering (IPO) that could value it at around $6 billion. The IPO is the first significant listing on a UAE market since 2014. The proceeds of the offering […]

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          Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue Bombardier’s CSeries program

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          Author: ReutersSun, 2017-10-22 15:14ID: 1508675441408130200PARIS: Airbus’s coup in buying a $6 billion Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week, but internal disarray has raised questions over how smoothly it can implement the deal. The European planemaker secured the deal for Bombardier’s CSeries program by pledging […]

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          Egypt says Bahrain, Kuwait and UAE to lift ban on its agriculture exports

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          Author: ReutersSun, 2017-10-22 14:39ID: 1508673466227913300CAIRO: Bahrain, Kuwait and the UAE have agreed to lift a ban on imports of Egyptian agricultural products, Egypt said on Sunday, as the country works to step up exports to narrow its budget deficit. The agreement came after a series of meetings and negotiations held between an Egyptian delegation and the Gulf […]

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          Almarai says third-quarter profit flat, warns of tough market conditions

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          Author: ReutersSun, 2017-10-22 16:29ID: 1508668209457553600DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Almarai, the Gulf’s largest dairy company, reported a flat third-quarter net profit on Sunday, and warned it remained cautious on the year due to adverse market conditions. Almarai made a profit of 667 million riyals in the three months to September 20, compared to a revised quarterly profit of 664.3 […]

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          Al Rajhi Bank third-quarter profit up 13%

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          Author: ReutersSun, 2017-10-22 16:14ID: 1508667366557498400DUBAI: Al Rajhi Bank, Saudi Arabia’s second-largest lender by assets, reported a 12.7 percent rise in third-quarter net profit on Sunday, in line with analysts’ forecasts. The bank made 2.27 billion riyals in the three months to September 30, up from 2.01 billion riyals in the same period a year earlier, it said […]

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          Toyota to halt operations at all Japan plants as typhoon precaution

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          Author: ReutersSun, 2017-10-22 11:31ID: 1508663906087357400TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp. will suspend operations at all of its assembly plants in Japan, including those of its subsidiaries, from Monday morning as a precautionary measure as a powerful typhoon approaches Japan’s mainland, a spokesman said. Tens of thousands across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were canceled and rail […]

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            Saudi players could head to Europe’s big leagues

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            Author: Arab NewsMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508704021861191000LONDON: The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) is planning to boost its preparations for next year’s World Cup by loaning out as many members of the national team as possible to European clubs in the January transfer window to gain top-level experience, according to reports.The General Sports Authority and the Football Federation […]

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            ‘We’ve had some very special horses’

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            Author: Geoffrey RiddleMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508704021801190400ASCOT: Aidan O’Brien equaled Bobby Frankel’s record of 25 Group One victories at Ascot on Saturday, and the Irish trainer is planning a full-scale assault on the rest of the top-level races this year. It was Hydrangea’s success in the Filly & Mare that drew him alongside the late, great American trainer […]

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            Gameiro fires goal-shy Atletico into third

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            Author: AFPMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508704021831190700MADRID: Kevin Gameiro ended Atletico Madrid’s goal drought on the road as Diego Simeone’s men ground out a 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Sunday to leapfrog Real Madrid into third in La Liga.Atletico’s attacking options while they wait for Diego Costa’s return in January have been much criticized in recent weeks, particularly […]

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            Al-Qubaisi in the fast lane for success

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            Author: Sarah LeachMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508703707621158100LONDON: Amna Al-Qubaisi does not do simple, easy challenges. The 17-year-old Emirati racer has two aims: First, become a Formula One driver; second, become a role model for females across the Middle East, illustrating there are no barriers as to what Arab women can achieve. It is not overstating the case to […]

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            Appointment of princess set to spark a change in female sport participation and lead to knock-on effect in society

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            Author: ReutersMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508703707671158400BEIRUT: Saudi Arabia’s appointment of its first female head of sports should attract more women into gyms and on to sports pitches in a nation where women are not allowed to exercise with men, female sports organisers said last week. US-raised Princess Reema bint Bandar last week became the first female president of […]

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            Marseille fans fight police ahead of PSG game

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            Author: Agence France PresseMon, 2017-10-23 01:24ID: 1508700215640818900MARSEILLE: Marseille fans fought running battles with police who deployed water cannon and tear gas ahead of the French Ligue 1 grudge match against Paris Saint Germain on Sunday.Police reported that three officers had suffered minor injuries while 10 arrests were made. One supporter was being treated for head injuries at […]

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              FBI couldn’t access nearly 7K devices because of encryption

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              Author: MICHAEL BALSAMO | APSun, 2017-10-22 03:00ID: 1508700447740852100PHILADELPHIA: FBI Director Christopher Wray says federal agents haven’t been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices they’ve tried to access in a year.Wray spoke Sunday at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Philadelphia.He says the FBI hasn’t been able to access […]

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              Singer Justine Skye takes a knee at finish of national anthem before Nets game

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              Author: ReutersMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508699720910748000ORLANDO: The national anthem singer at the Brooklyn Nets’ home opener took a knee at the end of her performance.Justine Skye was nearing the completion of the song Friday night when she went to one knee for the finish. There were some cheers, but appeared to be more boos from the crowd at […]

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              Directors guild files disciplinary charges against Weinstein

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              Author: APMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508699720830747100NEW YORK: The Directors Guild of America announced Saturday it has filed disciplinary charges against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein.The group said it filed the charges on Oct. 13.Weinstein has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Producers Guild and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts […]

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              Chinese propaganda faces stiff competition from celebrities

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              Author: APMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508699720860747400HONG KONG: When the propaganda film, “The Founding of an Army,” hit theaters in China recently, the reaction was not quite what the ruling Communist Party might have hoped for.Instead of inspiring an outpouring of nationalism and self-sacrifice for the state, it was roundly mocked for trying to lure a younger audience by […]

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              In Beirut, play about Syria’s war gets as close to home as it can

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              Author: ReutersMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508699720880747700BEIRUT: A play about Syria’s war, told through one family’s tragedy, made its Lebanon debut on Friday, the closest it will ever get to being staged on home soil, its Syrian director said.“It would be impossible to perform it in Syria. There are red lines, and the censorship that was there before 2011 […]

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              38 accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment

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              Author: LINDSEY BAHR | APMon, 2017-10-23 00:40ID: 1508697622740504500LOS ANGELES: Writer and director James Toback, who got an Oscar nomination for writing “Bugsy,” has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times.In the report, many of the women allege that Toback approached them on the streets of New […]

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                WhatsApp to soon give more powers to group administrators

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                San Francisco: The administrators on WhatsApp groups will soon be able to choose if other participants can modify the subject of the group, its icon and its description.According to Wabetainfo.com, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, the Facebook-owned messaging platform has submitted this new update through Google Play Beta Programme in the […]

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                Microsoft smart speaker ‘Invoke’ to be available from Oct 22

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                San Francisco: Powered by Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana,the “Invoke” smart speaker will be available starting October 22, the software giant and Samsung subsidiary Harman Kardon have announced.”The Harman Kardon ‘Invoke’, Microsoft’s answer to Amazon Echo and Google Home, will be available October 22″, The Fortune reported late on Friday.”Invoke” has been listed for $199.95 and […]

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                Indian techies driving Next-Gen cyber security architecture: McAfee CEO

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                Las Vegas: As enterprises the world over scout for next-generation cyber security architecture to mitigate attacks, the Indian systems integrator (SI) community is helping major companies embrace state-of-the-art security structures, Chris Young, Chief Executive Officer of McAfee, has said.”A lot of companies in India are trusted providers of cyber security solutions to firms around the […]

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                Send money via Facebook Messenger using PayPal

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                San Francisco: Online payment gateway PayPal has allowed American people to send and request money via Facebook Messenger using PayPal accounts.PayPal is the leader in peer-to-peer (P2P) payments with $24 billion in P2P volume during the third quarter of 2017 alone (up 47 per cent year-over-year).The ability to send and request money in Messenger gives […]

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                Google Pixel 2: A great workhorse built for artificial intelligence

                By   3 days ago

                What’s most fascinating about Google’s new Pixel 2 phone is what’s to come.The phone sets itself apart with promises to bake in Google’s powerful artificial-intelligence technology for quick and easy access to useful, even essential information. But much of the neat stuff will come later. The phone, in its current form, is more of a […]

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                Google now lets you take a virtual walk on Mars

                By   3 days ago

                Washington: If you are curious about the unknown terrains of the Red Planet, here is your chance to take a walk on Mars for free all the while staying in your living room, thanks to Google’s immersive experience initiative Access Mars.Google collaborated with NASA to produce Access Mars that lets users wander the actual dunes […]

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                Google offers $1000 to find bugs in Android apps

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                San Francisco: Google has launched a new bug bounty programme for security experts where the company will pay $1,000 for finding security flaws in Android apps and then reporting it to Google researchers.”The Google Play Security Reward Programme recognises the contributions of security researchers who invest their time and effort in helping us make apps […]

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                Now, Microsoft spots remote security flaw in Google Chrome

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                San Francisco: Microsofts Windows security team has discovered a remote security flaw in Google Chrome that can be exploited by hackers.”Our discovery of ‘CVE-2017-5121’ indicates that it is possible to find remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in modern browsers. Chrome’s relative lack of remote code execution (RCE) mitigations means the path from memory corruption bug to exploit […]

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                  US forces aiding IS in Afghanistan, says Hamid Karzai

                  By   2 weeks ago

                  Kabul, Oct 8 (IANS) Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that the Islamic State has emerged in Afghanistan in the past three to four years under the watch of US military and intelligence agencies. In an interview with Russia Today in London, Karzai said he has more than suspicions that US bases in Afghanistan are […]

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                  Saudi Arabia plans to increase capacity of Mecca’s Grand Mosque  

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                    Riyadh, Oct 2 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Monday announced a plan to launch a company to increase the capacity of the Grand Mosque in Mecca to accommodate pilgrims who are expected to reach more than 30 million by 2030. The company’s establishment is in line with Vision 2030, which aims to provide an opportunity for […]

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                  Solemnity marks ‘Yaum-e-Ashura’ in Hyderabad  

                  By   3 weeks ago

                      Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) “Yaum-e-Ashura” was observed with solemnity and sombreness in Hyderabad on Sunday. It was all black and blood as a mood of mourning pervaded the lanes in the old city of Hyderabad, where the historic “Bibi-ka-Alam”, the traditional mourning procession by Shias, took place. The day is observed in memory of […]

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                  ARSA: Who are the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army?

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  (Al Jazeera) More than 300,000 Rohingya have been forced to flee their ancestral homeland in Myanmar’s western region of Rakhine amid a campaign of murder, torture, arson and mass rape by Myanmar security forces and allied Buddhist mobs. The latest mass exodus, which began on August 25, comes after a small group of Rohingya men […]

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                  Senior Saudi clerics support decision to end driving ban

                  By   4 weeks ago

                  Riyadh, Sep 28 (IANS) A majority of Saudi Arabia’s Council of Senior Ulema religious scholars on Wednesday expressed support for a royal decree allowing women to drive. The Islamic clerics said that King Salman bin Abdulaziz made the right and proper decisions based on the interest of the citizens. “God save the Custodian of the Two […]

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                  Saudi Arabia Vision 2030: Vibrant society, thriving economy, ambitious nation

                  By   4 weeks ago

                  By Dr. Saud bin Mohammed Al-Sati   September 23 marked the 87th anniversary of the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This auspicious occasion not just celebrates the historic unification of the Kingdom but also invokes within every Saudi citizen a sense of immense pride in its historical and cultural legacy. Our journey on […]

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                  Morocco advocates comprehensive approach to combat IS

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                    New York, Sep 23 (IANS/MAP) Morocco has advocated a comprehensive and multi-dimensional approach to combat the Islamic State and terrorist propaganda during a ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York. The meeting was chaired by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday. […]

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