Sunday, 15 September 2019

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Pakistan awards death sentence to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

RAWALPINDI: Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was arrested in Pakistan for espionage and sabotage activities, has been handed down death sentence by the military court, confirmed the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The man, named by the army as Kulbushan Sudhir Jadhav who also goes by the alias Hussein Mubarak Patel, ...

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Indian anchor reads report of husband’s death on live TV

RAIPUR: An Indian television presenter has been praised for her calmness and bravery after reading out a breaking news report of a road accident which killed her husband. Supreet Kaur was presenting a news bulletin on the IBC-24 news channel in Chhattisgarh state on Saturday when a reporter phoned in ...

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Mayor Of London Sadiq Khan Offers Support To Stockholm

LONDON: The mayor of London, where five people were killed in a vehicle and knife attack last month, says the British capital “stands united with Stockholm” after Friday’s deadly truck crash. Sadiq Khan says it appears Sweden has “seen a despicable act of terrorism aimed at harming innocent people and ...

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Malala to be made youngest UN Messenger of Peace

LONDON: Youngest Nobel Prize winner Pakistani Malala Yousafzai is to become the youngest messenger of peace for the United Nations, the organization’s chief said. Malala, who is 19, will be appointed by UN Secretary Atonio Guterres, and will help promote girls’ education around the world. Yousafzai came into prominence when ...

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2 drunk British Indians harass Air hostess on flight, arrested

LONDON: Two inebriated British nationals of Indian origin were arrested for allegedly harassing a 28-year-old air hostess on an Air India flight from London to Delhi. After a complaint was filed, both the accused, who are real estate agents were arrested and later got bail, police said. In a statement, ...

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Trump orders strikes on Syrian airfield

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched, declaring he acted in America’s “vital national security interest” against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Sharply escalating the US military role in Syria, two US warships ...

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Israel appoints first female Muslim diplomatic envoy

JERUSALEM: The Israeli Foreign Ministry, on Wednesday, appointed Rasha Atamny as the state’s representative to Ankara, making her Israel’s first female Muslim diplomat. The 31-year-old Palestinian was born in a small Arab town on the Israeli side of the West Bank border. She studied psychology at Hebrew University and was ...

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