Friday, 18 October 2019

World

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Indian Mother marries Daughter’s Husband’s Elder Brother

NEW DELHI: There have been odd marital unions and one of the most strange marriages has emerged out of Pathankot City, Punjab, where an Indian mother married the elder brother of her daughter’s husband. Her daughter’s brother-in-law. In the modern-day, the likes of social media a big part in life ...

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Air pollution caused 400,000 premature European deaths, EU health agency

BRUSSELS Poor air quality caused about 400,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2016, the most recent year data is available, and almost every citydwelling European is exposed to pollution levels that exceed healthy levels, according to a report on Wednesday. “Air pollution is currently the most important environmental risk to ...

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Erdogan ‘threw Trump’s Syria letter in bin’

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan put US President Donald Trump’s letter “in the bin”, the BBC has been told. In the letter dated 9 October, and sent after US troops were pulled out of Syria, Mr Trump told Erdogan: “Don’t be a tough guy. Don’t be a fool!” President ...

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Young Welsh woman killed sticking head out of train window

CARDIFF: A young woman who poked her head out of a train window was killed when she hit a tree branch, investigators have concluded. Bethan Roper, 28, had her head outside the train carriage for a just few seconds when it struck the tree as she returned to her South ...

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Three Arrests Made In Mysterious Case Of The Stolen Solid Gold Toilet

LONDON: Three people have been arrested in connection with the mysterious disappearance of a solid gold toilet worth nearly £5 million (AUD $9.4m), taken from Blenheim Palace last month during a brazen burglary. The art installation lavatory titled “America” was allegedly taken in an overnight raid at the 18th-century estate, ...

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year award goes to Yongqing Bao

This picture may initially make you smile … at least until you realise the marmot is moments away from death. “Photographically, it is quite simply the perfect moment.” That’s how chief judge Roz Kidman Cox described the winning entry to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, given out by ...

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Kim Jong-un: North Korean leader rides horse up sacred mountain

PYONGYANG: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has climbed the country’s highest mountain on horseback, according to state media. A series of photos released by KCNA show Kim astride a white horse on a snow-covered Mount Paektu. This is not the first time he has scaled the 2,750-metre peak and analysts ...

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United States carried out secret cyber strike on Iran

WASHINGTON: The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran, two U.S. officials have told Reuters. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the operation took ...

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My family shares a special bond with Pakistan: Prince William

The Duke of Cambridge expressed his gratitude over the warm welcome he has received on his visit to Pakistan while addressing a ceremony at Pakistan Monument. For the ceremony, the prince wore a stylish sherwani by Naushemian and the princess donned a Jenny Packham outfit. The royal couple arrived at the ...

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