Friday, 21 February 2020

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First baby from a uterus transplant born

TEXAS: The first birth as a result of a womb transplant in the United States has occurred in Texas, a milestone for the U.S. but one achieved several years ago in Sweden. A woman who had been born without a uterus gave birth to the baby at Baylor University Medical ...

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UN council to meet on N Korea nuclear program in December

UNITED NATIONS Security Council ministers will meet on Dec. 15 to discuss North Korea’s nuclear and missiles programs and the body will also meet separately this month to discuss human rights abuses in the North Asian country, an annual meeting that its ally China has tried to prevent for the ...

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Trump fires back at Theresa May with wrong Twitter handle

WASHINGTON/LONDON: US President Trump on Wednesday fired back at British Prime Minister Theresa May’s criticism of him retweeting anti-Muslim videos, telling her on Twitter to instead focus on her own domestic issues. “Don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United ...

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Pakistan was not aware of Osama presence in Abbottabad: Obama

NEW DELHI: Former United States president Barack Obama said that there is no evidence that the Pakistan government was aware of the presence of al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan. He said this while addressing the 15th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit at Hyatt Regency in New Delhi. “We had ...

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Pope enjoys a rickshaw ride in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature enjoyed a rickshaw ride during a visit to St Mary’s Cathedral in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Friday. Around 100,000 Bangladeshi Catholics crammed into a park in central Dhaka, cheering and chanting “viva il papa” (“long live the pope”) as Francis was driven through the ...

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I’m glad Amir is on TV so people can see the real him: Faryal Makhdoom

LONDON: Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom’s whirlwind romance could easily be fit for novels. Don’t you think? Just recently, the 26-year-old took to Instagram to share a picture captioned, “We’re going to be doing this all over again.” Last month, Faryal deleted her pleading apology after the boxer appeared to ...

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Meghan Markle begins royal induction with walkabout in Nottingham

LONDON :Little more than two weeks after arriving in the UK, Meghan Markle has dived straight into her strange new world as Prince Harry’s fiancee with an introduction to that royal staple – the walkabout. Nottingham was chosen for her inauguration into “the firm”, and her first step in a ...

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The Facebook post that caught a killer after 50 year

LONDON: David Dearlove has been found guilty of killing his 19-month-old stepson Paul Booth by swinging him by the ankles into a fireplace, smashing his skull. It would be almost 50 years before the killer’s secret would finally be exposed after a seemingly innocuous post on Facebook. When he saw ...

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John Tomlin who hurled acid over cousins admits attack

LONDON: An acid attacker has admitted seriously injuring a model and her cousin by throwing the substance at them through a car window. Resham Khan and Jameel Muhktar suffered scars on their faces and bodies after the assault on Ms Khan’s 21st birthday in Beckton, east London. John Tomlin, 25, ...

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No change in Pakistan behaviour despite Trump tough line, says US general

WASHINGTON: Acknowledging that Pakistanis have “been engaged in a very tough fight against extremism inside their own country,” top US general in Afghanistan John Nicholson said he had not seen any significant changes from Islamabad. Members of the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network still hide out on the Pakistan side of the ...

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