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Top EU, US officials meet to discuss common challenges

BRUSSELS – The European Commission head and the US secretary of state met in Brussels to discuss common challenges and response to the coronavirus pandemic. “Our most immediate priority is to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, and to deal with its consequences on the economy, on people,” said Ursula von der ...

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Vodafone launches 5G in Germany

FRANKFURT: Vodafone said on Tuesday it was launching 5G services in Germany, taking on Deutsche Telekom by offering cheaper deals and reaching more cities than the market leader that went live last week. Vodafone, which has already launched limited 5G services in its British home market, is switching on 5G ...

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United Kingdom, Pakistan militaries hold talks

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met his counterpart Chief of Defence Staff United Kingdom General Sir Nick Carter in London on Monday. According to the ISPR, the leaders discussed the geostrategic environment and bilateral military cooperation between the two countries. A session of delegation level ...

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England batsmen must curb aggression in ODI series

Eoin Morgan

LONDON: England’s batsmen must curb their attacking instincts on tough Caribbean pitches to extend their dominance in the limited-overs game, skipper Eoin Morgan said ahead of Wednesday’s first one-day international against the West Indies. England are keen to respond to a 2-1 defeat in the three-match test series but the ...

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El Salvador’s president-elect to face governing challenges

SAN SALVADOR: El Salvador’s new president-elect won in resounding fashion, but breaking the three-decade hold on power of the country’s two dominant parties means that Nayib Bukele will take office with few friends in congress. The 37-year-old former mayor has an ambitious agenda, topped by a vow to root out ...

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Russian Athletes Shed Their Clothes in Pursuit of the ‘Natural Truth’

MOSCOW: The videos released as part of the project feature prominent Olympic athletes sharing their true stories of attaining success and overcoming challenges, while wearing nothing that might conceal their “natural state.” A new project called the Natural Truth, launched jointly by the Russian Olympic Committee and Siberian Wellness corporation, witnessed ...

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Konta ‘facing challenges’ after poor start to year

SYDNEY: Johanna Konta admitted she was facing “challenges” at the start of the season but insisted she would take the positives after injury and an early defeat cast a cloud over her Australian Open preparations. The British world number nine, who made the Melbourne Park semis in 2016 and the ...

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Iran protesters rally again despite warning of crackdown

LONDON: Anti-government protesters demonstrated in Iran on Sunday in defiance of a warning by authorities of a crackdown , extending for a fourth day one of the most audacious challenges to the clerical leadership since pro-reform unrest in 2009. Giving his first public reaction to the protests, President Hassan Rouhani ...

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