Saturday, 21 October 2017

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France to impose instant fines for street harassment of women

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PARIS: A new law will impose on-the-spot fines for harassment of women in the streets of France, a minister said, as the sex scandal engulfing Hollywood honcho Harvey Weinstein encouraged French women to tell their stories. The legislation is being piloted by 34-year-old Marlene Schiappa, a feminist and early supporter ...

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Panama Papers journalist killed in car bomb blast

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VALLETTA: A Maltese journalist responsible for exposing her island’s alleged ties to a tax haven via the Panama Papers was killed by a car bomb on Monday. Daphne Caruana Galizia died in a blast shortly after leaving her home in Mosta, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said. Despite being heavily criticised ...

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North Korea: Nuclear war may break out any moment

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PYONGYANG: North Korea told other countries on Monday to avoid participating in military action with the U.S. to avoid retaliation and warned that a “nuclear war may break any moment.” The threat was issued at the United Nations where North Korean Deputy U.N. Ambassador Kim In Ryong prepared remarks for ...

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Man dies in triple stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station

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LONDON: A man has died and two others have been injured in a stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station. Police were called at 7.37pm on Monday to reports of an incident outside the Underground station, where 30 people were injured in a terror attack last month. One man died at ...

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Theresa May makes surprise Brussels trip amid Brexit deadlock

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LONDON: British Minister Theresa May is speaking directly with leaders of some of the European Union’s biggest member states ahead of a meeting in Brussels aimed at unblocking negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. May spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and planned to call France’s Emmanuel ...

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EU slaps new sanctions on North Korea

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BRUSSELS: The European Union has slapped new sanctions on North Korea for developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. The sanctions agreed by EU foreign ministers Monday include a total ban on EU investment in North Korea, and a ban on the sale of refined petroleum products and crude oil. The ...

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Hillary warns that Trump may start a nuclear war

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 19:  Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walks off stage as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump smiles after the third U.S. presidential debate at the Thomas & Mack Center on October 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tonight is the final debate ahead of Election Day on November 8.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

LONDON: Former US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she is genuinely worried that President Donald Trump will in a moment of rage launch a nuclear missile – and that there’d be no way to stop him. Speaking at the Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival on Sunday evening, Clinton, who ran ...

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