Saturday, 20 January 2018

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Pakistan should not behave like an enemy towards Israel: Netanyahu

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MUMBAI: Israeli Prime Minister Benjanmin Netanyahu has stressed that his country is not an enemy of Pakistan, and the South Asian nation should adapt its attitude to that effect. The Israeli PM is currently on a visit to India, where he has been busy signing bilateral military and trade agreements ...

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80-year-old accused of bank robbery has decades-old record

80-year-old accused of bank robbery has decades-old record

PHOENIX: The lanky, bespectacled man walked into a bank in a strip mall on Tucson’s northern edge with a gun, demanded that a teller hand over an undisclosed amount of cash and made his escape on foot. Experts say the heist on Friday at the Pyramid Federal Credit Union branch ...

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Ex-pole dancer jailed for encouraging postman to kill himself

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LEICESTER: A former pole dancer who left a postman to die alone, after deceiving him into believing they had a genuine suicide pact, has been jailed. Natasha Gordon was found guilty by a jury, at a recent trial, of encouraging Matthew Birkinshaw to take his own life. She claimed it ...

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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announces pregnancy

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WELLINGTON: Telling your boss you’re pregnant can be harrowing at the best of times. Imagine doing it when you have more than 4 million bosses. That’s what New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern did on Friday by announcing she and her partner Clarke Gayford were expecting their first child. She ...

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Russian teenager injures six classmates in school axe attack

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SIBERIA: A teenager armed with an axe has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and a teacher, officials said. Russia’s Investigative Committee said the ninth-grader entered a classroom during a lesson on Friday and attacked seventh-graders and their teacher. He set off a firebomb ...

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Arijit Singh gets Angry during his performance

Arijit Singh

MUMBAI: Celebrities, being public personalities, are expected to behave in a certain manner. And while they do, at least most of the time, sometimes they do end up behaving in a very un-celebrity-like manner. They engage in fights publicly or use certain words that are not expected of them. And ...

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52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

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At least 52 people have been burned to death after a passenger bus caught fire in western Kazakhstan, authorities confirmed. Only five people managed to escape the deadly blaze. The deadly incident took place on a highway in the Aktobe region of Kazakhstan, spokesman for the Interior Ministry Emergencies Committee ...

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UN chief defends Iran deal after Trump demands changes

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UNITED NATIONS :UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that any bid to address concerns about Iran should not jeopardize the hard-won nuclear deal after US President Donald Trump demanded changes to the accord. The United States is concerned the deal, thrashed out over 12 years of talks, does nothing to punish ...

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China says it doesn’t need Taiwan’s permission to open new air route

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BEIJING/TAIPEI: China said that it does not need Taiwan’s permission to open new air routes, after the self-ruled island complained that a new route over the narrow Taiwan Strait that separates the two posed a security and safety risk, reported Reuters. Beijing has taken an increasingly hostile stance toward Taiwan ...

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Israel-India spike missile deal back on, says Netanyahu

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TEL AVIV: A missile deal with Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. that the Indian government had cancelled is back on the table, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Netanyahu’s comment to Israeli reporters covering his state visit to India comes several weeks after word that the Indian defence ministry’s $500 ...

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