Monday, 29 November 2021

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US lawmakers introduce bill to help US companies remove Huawei equipment

WASHINGTON: According to the new bill, the US Administration will help poorer US companies rid themselves of Chinese equipment which allegedly poses a threat to US national security. A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced legislation which aims to help US companies replace Chinese telecom equipment if such equipment is deemed a ...

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US calls back embassy staff in Baghdad as tensions with Iran escalate

BAGHDAD: The US ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, citing intelligence on a “imminent” threat from Iraqi militias with close links to Iran. The evacuation order came 10 days after President Donald Trump ordered the movement of an aircraft carrier task force ...

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UK experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat

BIRMINGHAM: Experts from the University of Birmingham have tied up with medical professionals in India to set up an innovative research centre that will help improve care for surgical patients. A team from the university’s joint research team, involving the UK’s National Institute for Health Research Global Health Research Unit on ...

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Time to see air pollution as a threat to human rights: UN

UN: Air pollution has long been an environmental and health problem – but now it should now be viewed as a human rights issue as well, according to the UN special rapporteur on human rights and the environment. Air pollution is leading to 7 million premature deaths a year around ...

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Kalinga Sena withdraws threats against Shah Rukh Khan

BOLLYWOOD: India’s right-wing Hindu outfit Kalinga Sena withdrew its threat to throw ink on Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan during his visit to Odisha to attend the inaugural ceremony of Hockey World cup on Monday. Shah Rukh Khan will participate in the inaugural ceremony of Hockey World Cup on Tuesday along ...

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China says is no threat to EU, after Macron army call

BEIJING – China said that it had never posed a threat to Europe as it responded to a proposal by French President Emmanuel Macron for a “European army” to defend the bloc against China, Russia, and even the US. “We have never posed any threat to Europe,” Chinese foreign ministry ...

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Donald Trump Says North Korea Still A Big Threat

(FILE PHOTO) President Donald Trump cited an “unusual and extraordinary threat” to U.S. national security as he acted Friday to maintain long-standing economic restrictions on North Korea, including the freezing of any assets in the United States. The official declaration, contained in a notice to Congress, came despite Trump’s assertion ...

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Ballistic missile warning sent in error by Hawaii authorities

HONOLULU: An emergency alert was sent mistakenly on Saturday to Hawaii’s residents warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack when an employee at the state emergency management agency pushed the “wrong button,” Hawaii’s governor said. State officials and the US military’s Pacific Command confirmed that there was no actual threat ...

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Protest against Sunny Leone’s New Year party in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: The members of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike Yuva Sene, the youth wing of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike, on Friday held protests in Bengaluru against an upcoming event in the city, where Bollywood actor Sunny Leone is due to perform on the eve of New Year. The pro-Kannada activists alleged that such ...

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Jeremy Corbyn warning to Morgan Stanley

MANCHESTER: Jeremy Corbyn has hit back at investment bank Morgan Stanley, telling the firm it is right to regard him as a threat. The Labour leader’s comments come after the US-owned bank released a report warning that the prospect of his party taking power was a bigger threat to the ...

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