Monday, 23 October 2017

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U.S. military plane crashes in Mississippi; 16 dead

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NEW YORK: At least 16 people were killed when a U.S. military plane crashed in rural Mississippi on Monday evening, a regional emergency management official said. No official details were immediately available on the circumstances of the crash in northern Mississippi’s LeFlore County, about 100 miles (160 km) north of ...

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MP Anne Marie Morris suspended for racist remark

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LONDON: A Conservative MP has been suspended from the party after it emerged she used a racist expression during a public discussion about Brexit. Anne Marie Morris, the MP for Newton Abbot, used the phrase at an event in London to describe the prospect of the UK leaving the EU ...

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Mushahid Hussain elected ICAPP vice chairman

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SEOUL: Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, representing Pakistan, was unanimously elected as Vice Chairman of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP), which represents over 300 political parties from 52 Asian countries. The election was held at the meeting of the ICAPP Standing Committee, comprising 27 members, meeting here in ...

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Nawaz Sharif – Panama Leaks: SC examines final report of JIT

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ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has submitted its final report in Supreme Court today. JIT was established by the top court for investigation in Panama Leaks case. According to media reports, the final draft consists of thousands of pages and was brought to the court in a carton. The ...

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First British Pregnant Man Gives Birth To Girl

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LONDON: A 21-year-old man has become the first in Britain to give birth after he put his sex transition on hold to get pregnant by a sperm donor. Hayden Cross, who made headlines around the world earlier this year when he announced he was pregnant by a sperm donor, has ...

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Britain dismisses attempts to lure high finance to Paris

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LONDON: Britain s government dismissed France s attempt to lure high finance to Paris to cash in on Brexit, saying it would ensure that London remained the global financial hub. Paris is competing against rival financial centres in Europe for jobs that could move out of London due to Britain s exit from ...

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18 Dead, 27 Missing In Japan Floods, Thousands Evacuated

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TOKYO: The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Japan’s south has risen to 18, officials said today, as rescue teams continued their search for survivors. Swathes of Kyushu — the southernmost of Japan’s four main islands — have been left devastated after overflowing rivers and torrential downpours swept ...

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Ivanka Trump sat in for her father at G-20 summit

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NEW YORK: Ivanka Trump briefly sat in for father, President Donald Trump, during the G-20 summit on Saturday after the president stepped out. The move caused a stir because usually government ministers or senior officials are the ones called to stand in for heads of state. A White House official ...

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Pakistani Student Receives the Queen’s Young Leaders Award

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LONDON: A talented student and tech entrepreneur from Pakistan, Syed Faizan Hussain, has received the Queen’s Young Leaders Award. The 23 year old has been recognized for his work to support the use of technology in health related solutions. Queen’s Young Leaders Award It is an annual award that looks ...

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