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Daily Archives: December 15, 2019

Arsenal’s Ozil condemns Muslim silence over Uighurs

Istanbul, Dec 14 (AFP) Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, a German footballer of Turkish origin, expressed support for Uighurs in Xinjiang and criticised Muslim countries for...

Criticism mounts on WADA decision in Russia doping case

Lausanne, Dec 14 (PTI) Criticism of the World Anti-Doping Agency's sanctions against Russia mushroomed with a rebuke from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee...

Malaysian Prime Minister Again Hints He Could Stay On Beyond 2020

Doha, Dec 14 (AFP): Malaysia's 94-year-old Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad again raised the prospect on Saturday that he could stay in office beyond 2020,...

3, Including Police Officer, Dead In Nepal Bomb Blast

Kathmandu, Dec 14 (AFP): Three people, including a police official, were killed when a bomb exploded in southern Nepal early Saturday. The device detonated outside...

North Korea Conducts Another ‘Crucial Test’ At Sohae Launch Site: Report

Seoul, South Korea, Dec 14 (AFP): North Korea has conducted another "crucial test" at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Saturday, as...

UN climate talks in limbo as rifts among countries remain

Madrid, Dec 14 (AP): Countries remain deadlocked in talks over combating climate change as UN talks drag on beyond the official deadline. Officials from almost...

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon up by more than double: data

Rio De Janeiro, Dec 14 (AFP): Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon in November surged by 104 per cent compared to the same month in 2018,...

Human teeth made into pendants in Turkey 8,500 years ago: Study

London, Dec 14 (PTI): Researchers have discovered two 8,500-year-old human teeth, which had been used as pendants in a necklace or bracelet, at a...

60,000 French homes without power lashed by heavy rains, winds

Peyrehorade (France), Dec 14 (AFP): Fourteen departments in southwestern France, the Alps region and the Mediterranean island of Corsica were on alert Saturday following...


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