Wednesday, 23 August 2017

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Malala Is Going To Oxford

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Malala Yousafzai is congratulated after collecting her A-level exam results at Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, England. BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousafzai was only 15 when she was shot by the Taliban in Pakistan for campaigning for the education of girls. Now, she has been accepted to Oxford, one of ...

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Sarah Champion resigns following criticism over newspaper column

Sarah Champion

LONDON: Sarah Champion has resigned as shadow women and equalities secretary and apologised for her “extremely poor choice of words” in a newspaper article about child abuse. The Labour MP said she was concerned that continuing in her shadow cabinet role would distract from the “crucial issues” around child protection. ...

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Trump ghostwriter predicts President will resign

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NEW YORK: As a key Republican questions the President’s capacity to govern, the ghostwriter who penned Donald Trump’s 1987 memoir The Art of the Deal thinks he will quit before the end of his term. Writer Tony Schwartz tweeted that “Trump is going to resign” before investigators probing alleged ties ...

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We need to discuss racial sexual exploitation, says MP

Sajid Javid

LONDON: The Conservative MP for Bromsgrove has criticised Jeremy Corbyn, following Sarah Champion’s resignation over comments she made about British Pakistani men. Sajid Javid, who is of Pakistani origin, said the Labour leader was “wrong to sack” Champion, adding “we need an honest open debate on child sexual exploitation, including ...

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UK politicians complain against hate article about Muslims

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LONDON: Over 100 British politicians have signed an open letter complaining about The Sun newspaper “using Nazi-like language” regarding the Muslim community in Britain. On Monday, The Sun ran an article which asked: “What will we do about the Muslim problem?” It was written by one of the paper’s big ...

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10-year-old girl in India gives birth after being raped

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CHANDIGARH: A 10-year-old girl who became pregnant after she was raped in India has given birth. The girl, who was refused the right to have an abortion by India’s Supreme Court, is in stable condition, according to reports. She is unaware that she was pregnant or that she has now ...

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Huge blaze engulfs Glasgow wholesale market

Glasgow

GLASGOW: Firefighters are still tackling a huge fire at Glasgow wholesale market that began at peak trading time in the early hours of this morning. Some traders are now putting emergency plans in place to meet orders where possible. Disruption is expected across the Scottish wholesale supply chain due to ...

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Spain rescues 600 migrants in one day

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SPAIN’s coastguard says it has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in a 24-hour period amid a spike in the number of migrant arrivals. The rescued migrants were in 15 vessels including toy paddle boats and a jet ski and included 35 children and a baby. The UN says more ...

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Obama’s post Charlottesville tweet goes viral

Obama

NEW YORK: Former President Barack Hussein Obama’s took to twitter to respond to a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and his tweet is going viral all over the world. In a series of posts on Twitter, Obama shared the words of former South African president Nelson Mandela, with the first of his tweets on ...

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