Saturday, 19 October 2019

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Wildfires prompt 10,000 evacuations on French Riviera

MARSEILLE: Firefighters evacuated thousands of campers and local residents after a wildfire broke out on France’s tourist-thronged Riviera coast overnight. The blaze was the latest of several wind-whipped fires that are ravaging forest and scrubland on the hills and slopes that spill into the Mediterranean sea between the Marseilles and ...

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Sadiq Khan Accuses Donald Trump Of Acting Like A 12-Year-Old

LONDON: Sadiq Khan has spoken of his recent spat with Donald Trump, accusing the US President of acting like a “12-year-old” and breaking “basic” political rules. In an in-depth interview with The New Yorker the London Mayor discusses his now-infamous tussle with the US President in the wake of the London ...

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Woman dies after being bitten by sick cat

TOKYO: A Japanese woman has died from a tick-borne virus after being bitten by a stray cat in what is possibly the world’s first animal-to-human transmission of the disease. The woman in her 50s died some 10 days after being bitten by the cat last year after she took the ...

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Woman arrested for destroying $950,000 worth of instruments

JAPAN: Police and media reported that a woman, identified as Tokyo resident Midori Kawamiya, was arrested in the central prefecture of Aichi for allegedly destroying 54 violins and 70 bows worth around $950,000 that were owned by her ex-husband, yesterday. Reports stated that the violins had been made or collected ...

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26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar base

KABUL: At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Kandahar province, the defence ministry said Wednesday, the latest blow to struggling security forces. The militants “attacked an army camp in Karzali area of Khakrez district of Kandahar last ...

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Indian Muslim Girl kidnapped, Raped And Murdered In London

LONDON: A 19-year-old Indian Muslim woman was kidnapped, raped and murdered in the UK in a suspected honour killing after she began a relationship with an Arab man. The deceased was allegedly kidnapped with the other woman, bound and gagged and taken to an address in Kingston- upon-Thames in south ...

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Brutal lynching in India: Murder Of BodyBuilder Naveed Pathan

A disturbing video of an Indian Muslim man being brutally lynched by 11 people armed with swords and sticks in Maharashtra state has gone viral on social media and prompted a debate on the victim’s identity. According to reports in Indian media, the victim, whom police identified as Rafiquddin, allegedly a ...

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Media clash: New York Times demands apology from Fox News

WASHINGTON: The New York Times has come down hard on Fox News for not having apologised for blaming the paper of leaking out information that inadvertently helped ISIS leader escape. The Times have called on the Fox News, a famous conservative news network in U.S., to amend what it termed ...

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