Saturday, 4 December 2021

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Royal Navy removes unexploded WWII bomb from River Thames in London

LONDON: Britain’s Royal Navy has removed a suspected World War II bomb whose discovery in the River Thames shut down a chunk of central London. The Metropolitan Police force says that officers were called Thursday afternoon “to reports of suspected World War II ordnance in the river” near the Houses ...

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Trump lands in Washington DC

  WASHINGTON: The reality of the moment, that the real estate mogul and reality show star will recite the oath of office Friday, is finally taking hold. At noon Friday, the most divisive campaign in recent history – and a similarly contentious transition period, marked by Trump’s attacks on Rep. ...

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Boxer Amir Khan’s wife Faryal ignores ‘leaked tape’

LONDON: The wife of Amir Khan has continued to stand by her man amid reports of the boxer allegedly performing a sex act was leaked online. While previous reports suggest Faryal Makhdoom is “absolutely disgusted” by the video, she appears to be supporting Amir publicly. The clip, which has reportedly ...

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Indian-origin womans body found in suitcase dumped in an alley

LONDON: A 46-year-old Indian-origin woman’s body was found hidden in a suitcase dumped in an alleyway in the UK following which her husband has been charged on suspicion of murder, according to a media report. Kiran’s body was discovered by a member of public in a walkway off Cromer Street, ...

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Snowden Won’t Be ‘Gifted’ To Trump, Might Become a Russian Citizen

NEW YORK: When former CIA Director Michael Morell suggested in his op-ed for The Cipher Brief that Edward Snowden should be presented as the “perfect inauguration gift” from Vladimir Putin to Donald Trump, Russians seemed offended by this tip. In fact, so much so, that Snowden’s asylum was extended for three ...

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Pakistan wasn’t aware of Osama’s presence, says ex-US envoy

KARACHI: Former US ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter on Wednesday revealed that Pakistan did not know about the presence of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad and the detection of the Al Qaeda leader’s location there created mistrust between Islamabad and Washington. He was speaking at a dinner hosted by the ...

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From Davos, Sadiq Khan confronts May’s ‘hard Brexit’ decision

DAVOS: The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is in Davos today, as part of his push to protect the UK capital, and its financial centre the City, from harm produced by Britain’s exit from the EU. He is particularly confronting Theresa May’s decision on choosing a “hard brexit”, in which Britain leaves the European single ...

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London on alert over toxic smog warning

LONDON was put on alert for a public health emergency today over toxic air pollution.  Sadiq Khan, the London Mayor, said air pollution could rise to ‘moderate’ in more than half of the capital’s 32 boroughs as he issued the warnings for the next three days.  Central London will be worst ...

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