Sunday, 17 October 2021

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UN rights chief ‘troubled’ by new Sri Lanka army chief

GENEVA: UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said she is “deeply troubled” by Sri Lanka’s appointment of an accused war criminal as army chief, as global concern mounts over the nomination. Major General Shavendra Silva, 55, was elevated to the army’s second-highest position of chief of staff in January before his ...

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Boeing hits by new 737 max problems

NEW YORK: US regulators have uncovered a possible new flaw in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max aircraft that is likely to push back test flights. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it had identified the “potential risk” during simulator tests, but did not reveal details. Boeing’s top-selling aircraft was grounded in ...

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79 school pupils kidnapped in troubled Cameroon region

YAOUNDE: Gunmen kidnapped 79 school students on Monday in an English-speaking region of Cameroon where separatists are fighting an armed campaign for independence, security and government sources said. The abductions, the worst incident so far in 13 months of unrest, came just a day before longtime President Paul Biya was ...

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Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland replaced by insider

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia (CA) named insider Kevin Roberts – who spearheaded an ill-fated attempt to slash players’ pay last year – to lead the troubled organisation in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal. Roberts was appointed chief executive officer and on October 25 will formally replace James Sutherland, who announced ...

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Priyanka calls Sikkim ‘Insurgency troubled’, faces backlash

MUMBAI: Priyanka Chopra has been slammed onsocial media for calling Sikkim an “insurgency affected state”. The actor, who recently presented her home production ‘Pahuna’, a Sikkimese language film, at the ongoing Toronto international film festival, claimed in an interview with ET Canada that it was the first-ever film to have ...

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