Sunday, 19 August 2018

Asia

Great white shark rescued, goes for a swim in Manly pool

SYDNEY: A baby great white shark has been rescued after washing up on Manly Beach in Sydney’s north. The shark washed ashore around midday and was unable to return to the water, floundering in the shallows. Several members of the public tried a number of times to help the shark ...

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Rohingya Muslims injured as Burmese military plant land mines: Amnesty

LONDON: Burma’s military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state. Amnesty International reported two people were wounded on Sunday as 300,000 Rohingya have fled into Bangladesh the past fortnight following what they deem government-sponsored persecution. Refugee accounts ...

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India raises ‘offensive’ lamb advert with Australia

LONDON: India has lodged a diplomatic protest with Australia over an advert depicting the Hindu god Ganesha enjoying lamb. The TV advert, by a meat industry lobby group, portrays figures from several religions sitting down to a meal. It has caused anger within the Hindu community in Australia because Ganesha ...

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Responsibility for defeating terror not Pakistan’s only: Corbyn

Pakistan should be treated with respect In a reply to US President Trump’s policies, Britain’s Labour party Chief Jeremy Corbyn, remarked that Pakistan is a country which should be treated respectfully and states should not criticise it. Recently, Trump cleared the way for the deployment of thousands more US troops ...

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Imran Khan leaves for London on five day visit

ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan has left for London on a five days visit. According to reports, Imran Khan along with his two sons Salman Khan and Qasim Khan flew to London on Saturday. They had come to Pakistan to celebrate Eid ul Azha. Imran Khan took Pakistan International Airlines ...

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Indian Army chopper crashes in Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Indian Army’s helicopter on a routine flight today ( Tuesday) crashed in eastern Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir,  all crew ejected safely. An advanced light helicopter (AHL) crashed at 1:30pm while on a flight to the mountainous region, Indian defence news said. All crew members are safe, ...

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Rohingya women, children drown while fleeing Myanmar violence

LONDON: Dozens of Rohingya women and children desperate to flee the violence in Myanmar are drowning while attempting to escape to Bangladesh by boat. A Bangladeshi border guard, who asked not to be identified, told, guards had retrieved eight bodies on the Bangladeshi side of the Naf River on Wednesday ...

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