Friday, 28 February 2020

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Three Arrests Made In Mysterious Case Of The Stolen Solid Gold Toilet

LONDON: Three people have been arrested in connection with the mysterious disappearance of a solid gold toilet worth nearly £5 million (AUD $9.4m), taken from Blenheim Palace last month during a brazen burglary. The art installation lavatory titled “America” was allegedly taken in an overnight raid at the 18th-century estate, ...

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Kim Jong-un: North Korean leader rides horse up sacred mountain

PYONGYANG: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has climbed the country’s highest mountain on horseback, according to state media. A series of photos released by KCNA show Kim astride a white horse on a snow-covered Mount Paektu. This is not the first time he has scaled the 2,750-metre peak and analysts ...

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United States carried out secret cyber strike on Iran

WASHINGTON: The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran, two U.S. officials have told Reuters. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the operation took ...

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My family shares a special bond with Pakistan: Prince William

The Duke of Cambridge expressed his gratitude over the warm welcome he has received on his visit to Pakistan while addressing a ceremony at Pakistan Monument. For the ceremony, the prince wore a stylish sherwani by Naushemian and the princess donned a Jenny Packham outfit. The royal couple arrived at the ...

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India ranked below Pakistan on Global Hunger Index

NEW DELHI: While Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vows that he is making India a superpower, the truth is the BJP-ruled country has slipped further on Global Hunger Index, it emerged Wednesday. According to Concern Worldwide, an aid agency which compiles the report, India is ranked at 102 on a ...

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Syrian Kurds defend key town as Pence, Pompeo sent to press Turkey

RAS AL-AIN: Kurdish fighters battled to defend a key Syrian border town from Turkish-backed forces in a flare-up of violence as US President Donald Trump sent his vice president and top diplomat to Ankara to demand a ceasefire. Russia, already the key foreign power in Syria, stepped into the void ...

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7 dead in Afghan helicopter crash: officials

KABUL (AFP) – At least seven Afghan military personnel were killed when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed in the northern Afghanistan province of Balkh on Tuesday, officials said. According to the Afghan defence ministry, the MI-17 Afghan air force chopper crashed due to “technical faults”. “All the seven ...

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Ardern steps up fight against extremist online content

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced more funding and support on Monday to target violent extremist content online, just months after an alleged white supremacist livestreamed a massacre at two mosques in Christchurch. The attack on March 15 that killed 51 Muslim worshippers was livestreamed on Facebook, and ...

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