Monday, 24 September 2018

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Rocket attacks on Kabul airport after Mattis arrives

KABUL: At least 20 rockets landed near the Kabul international airport on Wednesday hours after US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in the Afghan capital. Kabul airport Chief Yaqub Rassouli said the rockets hit the Air Force hangars in the northern part. The missiles were fired from Deh Sabz district ...

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Now Tattoo artists need medical license

TOKYO: A Japanese court fined a tattoo artist for tattooing customers without a medical licence, the first case of its kind in a country where body art is associated with gangsters. Police raided the studio of 29-year-old Taiki Masuda in 2015, charging him with violating a law requiring anyone who ...

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Lady Lucan found dead at home after police force entry

LONDON: Lady Lucan, whose husband sparked an international manhunt after disappearing more than four decades ago, has been found dead at home. Police forced entry to the 80-year-old’s home in Westminster on Tuesday afternoon after she was reported missing and found her unresponsive. ‘Police attended an address on Eaton Row ...

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Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend gets suspended sentence

  LONDON: An aspiring heart surgeon branded “too clever for prison” has walked free from court after stabbing a Cambridge PHD student with a knife. Oxford University medical student Lavinia Woodward admitted stabbing boyfriend Thomas Fairclough in the leg during a fight at Christ Church College in Oxford. Woodward, 24, ...

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North Korea Moving Airplanes, Boosting Defence After US Bomber Flight

SEOUL: North Korea has been moving airplanes and boosting defences on its east coast after the United States dispatched B-1B bombers to the Korean peninsula over the weekend, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday, citing the country’s spy agency. The United States seemed to have disclosed the flight ...

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Trump once wanted to have sex with Princess Diana

NEW YORK: Loudmouth US President Donald Trump had once called Diana Spencer, Britain’s late Princess, “crazy,” and even joked about giving her an HIV test. In a series of radio interviews given to Howard Stern, Trump had openly expressed his admiration for Lady Diana, who according to him, was the ...

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Prince Harry Makes First Public Appearance With Girlfriend Meghan

TORONTO:  Britain’s Prince Harry and American girlfriend Meghan Markle made their first formal public appearance together on Monday, with the couple holding hands and watching a wheelchair tennis match at the Invictus Games in Toronto. Markle, an actress who stars in the TV legal drama “Suits,” has been dating Prince ...

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Australia joins UK space radar mission

LONDON: Australia is to be a launch partner on the UK’s innovative new small radar satellite, NovaSAR. The spacecraft, which will track shipping and forestry change from orbit, is due to launch on an Indian rocket early next year. Australia’s main research organisation, CSIRO, has signed a 10% share in ...

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Police use pedal power to fight crime

New police bikes funded by Macc Towm Council. PC Tom Binder, Cllr Gareth Jones, Sgt Rob Simpson, Cllr Janet Jackson, PC Gary Barnes MANCHESTER: Mountain bikes are the police’s latest weapon in the war against crime and antisocial behaviour. Macclesfield Police have taken delivery of four new bikes to help ...

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