Saturday, 29 February 2020

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Chinese tourists arrested for Hitler salute in Germany

BERLIN: Two Chinese tourists were arrested in Berlin for making Hitler salutes outside the German parliament. Criminal proceedings have been started against the middle-aged men for using symbols from a banned organisation. The pair have been released on bail of €500 (£450; $600) each. Germany has strict laws on hate ...

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China warns India over military buildup at border

BEIJING: Beijing demands New Delhi must ‘immediately withdraw troops’ from disputed border amid Donglang stand-off. China says India has been building up troops along its side of the border and demands an “immediate withdrawal” amid an increasingly tense stand-off in a remote frontier region high in the Himalayas. The stand-off ...

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Man punches Russian reporter in face live on air

MOSCOW: A man walked up to a journalist broadcasting live from a Moscow park on a popular Russian television channel and punched him in the face. The journalist was reporting on Wednesday for the NTV channel from the park, which was filled with former paratroopers lazing in the sun as ...

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Malala’s Magic Pencil: Twitter gets first glimpse of the picture book

LONDON: Malala Yousafzai recently gave the world the first look of her picture book through Twitter. Opened the mail and thrilled to find a copy of my first picture book, Malala’s Magic Pencil! pic.twitter.com/Zwoa1f28cC — Malala (@Malala) August 3, 2017 The book, called Malala’s Magic Pencil, tells about Malala’s childhood ...

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Indiana soldier among 2 killed in Afghanistan attack

KABUL: An Indiana soldier who was just 32 days into his first deployment was one of two American service members killed in a suicide bombing attack in Afghanistan, military officials confirmed. Mark Hunter said members of the Indiana National Guard informed him Wednesday night that his son, 23-year-old US Army ...

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Faryal tried to patch up with Amir, deleted her tweets

LONDON: Boxer Amir Khan’s wife Faryal Makhdoom reportedly tried to patch up with him in a late-night call for the sake of their daughter after a Twitter feud between the couple. Faryal also claimed her Twitter account had been hacked and deleted her tweets of her spat with her husband– except ...

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German Couple Jailed For Rape And Murder Of Chinese Student

BERLIN: A German couple received lengthy jail sentences Friday for brutally raping and killing a Chinese student in eastern Germany, in a shocking crime that caused outrage in both countries. The court in the city of Dessau found that the 21-year-old defendants, named only as Sebastian F and Xenia I, ...

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Israeli police confirm Netanyahu is suspect in fraud investigation

ISRAEL’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is a suspect in two investigations into allegations of “fraud, breach of trust and bribes”, according to an Israeli police document produced in court. The suspicions against Netanyahu, who denies any wrongdoing, were revealed in a court application by detectives seeking a gag order on ...

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