Saturday, 21 October 2017

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Catalonia’s response on independence is not valid – Madrid

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MADRID: Catalonia has failed to clarify stance on independence in Monday’s letter from the region’s leader Carles Puigdemont to Spainish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, according to Spain’s Justice Minister Rafael Catala. Just hours before the deadline to clearly define the region’s position on its bid for independence, Puigdemont sent a ...

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Birmingham mum who killed son found dead after drugs overdose

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BIRMINGHAM: A mother who killed her two-year-old son by giving him methadone has died after ‘overdosing on drugs’. Drug addict Kelly Emery, 36, was discovered unconscious at a bail hostel in Maidstone, Kent, on Friday, She had been given a six-year jail sentence in 2015 after admitting child neglect when ...

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Death toll rises to 231 in Somalia bombing

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MOGADISHU: Somalia’s president declared three days of mourning Sunday as the death toll from a truck bomb blast in Mogadishu rose to more than 230, making the attack the most deadly in the besieged East African nation’s history. “Terror won’t win,” President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, known popularly as Farmajo, said after donationg ...

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British UK army chief arrives on official visit to Pakistan

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UK army chief meets COAS, appreciates Pakistan’s role in fight against terror | Pakistan PESHAWAR / RAWALPINDI: General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, the Chief of General Staff (CGS) UK army, met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headqaurters Rawalpindi. General Carter, who is in Pakistan ...

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Bangladesh Chief Justice accused of corruption as he departs country

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Bangladesh first Hindu Chief Justice reportedly forced to go on leave amid row with govt Bangladesh’s chief justice has been accused of serious crimes including corruption by the country’s government, it emerged Saturday, as he departed for Australia expressing his fears for judicial independence in the nation. The accusations against ...

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Girl, 17, sexually assaulted three times by separate attackers

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LONDON: A teenage girl is believed to have been sexually assaulted on three separate occasions as she walked home from a night out in London. Police say the 17-year-old was repeatedly attacked over the course of an hour after she became separated from friends following a visit to a club ...

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