Friday, 25 May 2018

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Iran’s Rouhani presents new ministers to parliament

Hassan Rouhani

LONDON: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani presented his cabinet to parliament for a vote of confidence on Tuesday, keeping in place the chief architect of Tehran’s nuclear accord with global powers. In his first term, Rouhani championed an agreement with the United States and five other powers in 2015 that led ...

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Tayyip Erdogan claims Germany abetting terrorists

Tayyip Erdogan

ANKARA: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Monday of assisting terrorists by not responding to thousands of files sent to Berlin or handing over suspects wanted by Turkish authorities. “Germany is abetting terrorists,” Erdogan told a conference in the Black Sea province of Rize, in comments likely to further ...

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Indian couple sacked for bogus Everest ascent

bogus-indian

  LONDON: Two police officers have been dismissed after an investigative inquiry found their claims to be false for being the first Indian couple to have scaled Everest. Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod claimed to have climbed Mount Everest last year in May. The couple said that they had reached the ...

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Amir Khan seen with mystery woman after split with Faryal

AMIR-BOXER

LONDON: Amir Khan was caught flirting up a storm with a mystery woman days after announcing his split from his wife Faryal Makhdoom. The 30-year-old boxer was captured cosying up with his ‘’girl’’ Gulbahor Becknazar in the back of a taxi before the pair took to the dancefloor at a ...

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Child arrests in Humberside fall 76% in six years

Humberside

HUMBERSIDE: Incidents of Humberside Police arresting children have fallen 76 per cent in the last six years according to new figures that have been released. The Howard League for Penal Reform has revealed today (Monday, August 7) that there has been a massive drop in cases where children under the ...

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North Korea rejects UN sanctions, says no nuclear negotiations

North Korea

SEOUL: North Korea on Monday condemned the latest United Nations sanctions imposed in response to its weapons programmes, saying it would not negotiate over nuclear arms while threatened by the United States. The sanctions passed at the weekend were a “violent violation of our sovereignty”, Pyongyang said in a statement ...

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British woman shot in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO

RIO DE JANEIRO: A British tourist is being treated for gunshot wounds after she and her family were shot at in Brazil. The family are believed to have made a wrong turn when travelling outside of Rio de Janeiro, according to authorities. Brazilian police said the woman was with her ...

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