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November 15, 2017 4:58 am gmt |
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European Council Donald Tusk expressed the European Union’s commitment to help combat violent extremism in Southeast Asia during a regional meeting with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday (November 14). Recent attacks by pro-Islamic State fighters in the southern Phil...
In World
September 5, 2017 11:35 am gmt |
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The Philippine police chief on Tuesday (September 5) gave an emotional denial during a Senate hearing into President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, insisting that Duterte never told him to “kill and kill.” Duterte took office in June last year after winning an election on a vow to get ...
In World
September 1, 2017 5:15 am gmt |
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The city of Tal Afar has been fully liberated from the Islamic State (IS) group after a battle that lasted 11 days, an Iraqi military spokesman said on Thursday. Tal Afar, located in the northern Nineveh Governorate, was one of the last cities under IS control since the militant group overran nearly ...
In World
August 6, 2017 10:24 am gmt |
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Opposition leaders in Zimbabwe have formed a coalition in an effort to challenge President Robert Mugabe at next year’s election. The 93-year-old has led the country since 1980. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Harare....
In America
August 2, 2017 6:11 am gmt |
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    “We’re not your enemy,” Rex Tillerson said, adding that the US wanted a dialogue at some point. Meanwhile, a senior Republican senator said President Trump considered going to war with North Korea as an option. Pyongyang claimed that its latest missile test could hit the US...
In America
November 23, 2016 7:22 am gmt |
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In one of his final acts in office, President Barack Obama on Tuesday (November 22) selected key figures in sports, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, activism, academia, entertainment and the arts among the 21 people awarded the 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom – the highest civilian honor in t...
In Latest Stories
October 12, 2016 5:37 am gmt |
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Rugby’s return to the Olympic Games following the debut of rugby sevens in Rio 2016 this summer brought the game to new global audiences as the Olympic effect on participation continues apace. With record numbers taking up the sport, player welfare continues to be World Rugby’s number one priority an...
In Sports
July 20, 2015 5:37 am gmt |
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Australian Feliks Zemdegs took the Rubik´s Cube world title for the second year on Sunday (July 19) at the tense and sweat-dripping 2015 World Championship finals which reunited the world´s meanest “speedcubers” in Sao Paulo. Zemdegs came in with a cool second win, completing the traditio...
In Business
July 9, 2015 6:54 am gmt |
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Then 27, it dawned on her that many such retailers didn’t stock a wide enough range of sizes, and that in some parts of the country such stores were hard to find. At the same time, she found that many Indian women felt uncomfortable buying underwear from a shop, and that they had a lack [&helli...
In Sports
July 6, 2015 4:33 am gmt |
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Brazil’s Barbara Seixas and Agatha Bednarczuk clinched the women’s FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship title after defeating their compatriots Taiana Lima and Fernanda Alves in The Hague on Saturday (July 4). The Brazilian duo won the final 21-18, 21-19 to secure their first world ti...
In Football
July 6, 2015 3:42 am gmt |
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Japanese soccer fans who gathered at a sports bar in Tokyo early on Monday (July 6) were dismayed by their team’s loss against the U.S. women’s’ team at the Finals. As soon as the match began, the U.S. led with four sweeping goals. Japanese fans at the downtown Tokyo sports bar, Estadio, ...
In Football
July 5, 2015 4:01 am gmt |
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The performance was the second best by an England team following the 1966 win by the men’s side and eclipsed the 1990 men’s team, who finished fourth in Italy. The Lionesses had not beaten two-time World Cup winners Germany in 20 attempts but they more than matched their opponents and won...
In Europe
July 5, 2015 3:45 am gmt |
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Unesco decided that the vineyards, wine cellars and sales houses where champagne is produced and sold were culturally significant. It was one of 11 sites given World Heritage status by Unesco at a meeting in Germany on Saturday. The status should ensure the sites receive special protection in future....
In Britain
June 7, 2015 9:30 am gmt |
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The SNP are seeking more tax and welfare powers in the Scotland Bill while the UK government told the party to “stop talking and start doing”. Ahead of the Scotland Bill’s second reading on Monday, the SNP said the bill was “woefully lacking”. The Scottish Liberal Democr...
In World
June 7, 2015 4:00 am gmt |
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A Korean Air Force member stationed at a U.S. air base in South Korea tested positive for MERS earlier this week and remains in isolation at a military hospital on the base, a Korean Department of Defense official said. The chief master sergeant initially tested positive for MERS on Wednesday. Becaus...
In Britain
May 31, 2015 6:26 am gmt |
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The Duke of Cambridge has urged world football governing body Fifa to “show that it can represent the interests of fair play and put the sport first”. Prince William, the president of the FA, made his comments during a speech before the cup final at Wembley. He urged sponsors and other ba...