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Anti-Muslim terror group under investigation in France

French judges placed nine men and one woman under formal investigation on suspicion of planning attacks against Muslims, a judicial source said on Thursday. Aged 32 to 69, they are suspected of plotting attacks against several targets, including Imams. They include a 65-year old ex-policeman, thought to be the group’s leader, and his wife. Thirty-six…

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June 28, 2018

 

Rohit fires India to easy win over Ireland in first T20

India warmed up for their tour of England with a routine 76-run victory over Ireland in Dublin on Wednesday in their 100th-ever T20 game. Virat Kohli’s side were given the perfect preparation for more onerous tasks later on their tour when they made the most of warm conditions to post 208 for five off their…

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June 28, 2018

 

US tells India to cut Iranian oil use

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday it was important India cut Iranian oil use, but said the United States would work to allow India to use an Iranian port as corridor to Afghanistan. “Sanctions are coming (on Iran) and we’re going forward on that, and…

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June 28, 2018

 

Swiss reach last 16, where Sweden await

Switzerland kept politics off the field and Costa Rica broke their World Cup duck in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Wednesday that saw the Europeans through to the next round of the World Cup where they will face Sweden. Pre-match attention had focussed on Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri’s politicised “eagle” celebrations in their last…

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June 28, 2018

 

Brazil outclass Serbia to set up Mexico clash

Goals by Paulinho and Thiago Silva steered a much-improved Brazil to a 2-0 victory over a battling but ultimately outclassed Serbia on Wednesday and into a World Cup second-round meeting with Mexico. The win, combined with Switzerland’s 2-2 draw with Costa Rica, meant Brazil finished top of Group E on seven points, two ahead of…

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June 28, 2018

 

Iraq to plant 70,000 date palms to revive once legendary crop

Iraq is to plant 70,000 date palms south of Baghdad, hoping to revive production of a crop it was famed for across the Middle East. The country once produced three-quarters of the world’s dates but now accounts for just 5% after it switched its economic focus to oil and after decades of conflict devastated its…

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June 27, 2018

 

Maradona appears to need assistance at Argentina match

Argentina great Diego Maradona appeared to need help to walk after watching his national team dramatically beat Nigeria to survive in the World Cup, according to a video clip posted on Twitter. Argentine media, including newspaper La Nacion, said Maradona was treated for low blood pressure in the stadium and was able to leave normally…

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June 27, 2018

 

Holland bans niqab in public places

The Dutch Upper House of parliament on Tuesday passed a law banning the wearing of face-covering veils in public buildings, such as schools, government offices and hospitals. The Lower House approved the bill in 2016, after attempts to impose a more general ban on burqas and other face-covering veils failed. The new law bans all…

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June 27, 2018

 

Federer to defend Hopman Cup title ahead of Australian Open

World number two Roger Federer says he will defend his Hopman Cup mixed teams title in Perth along with Switzerland team-mate Belinda Bencic, seeing the tournament as perfect preparation for the Australian Open. Federer has won the last two Australian Open titles – the first Grand Slam of the year – after taking part in…

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June 26, 2018

 

India most dangerous country for women: poll

India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labor, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday. War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women’s issues, followed…

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June 26, 2018

 

US court dismisses climate change lawsuits against top oil companies

A California federal court dismissed climate change lawsuits against five oil companies by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland, saying the complaints required foreign and domestic policy decisions that were outside the purview of courts, Chevron Corp said on Monday. The cities of San Francisco and Oakland, California sued Chevron, Exxon Mobil Corp, ConocoPhillips,…

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June 26, 2018

 

Van driven into front of Dutch daily De Telegraaf’s head office

The head office of the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf was hit by a delivery van in the small hours of Tuesday in what police said was a deliberate act, but no one was injured. The building was almost empty at the time. Editor-in-chief Paul Jansen said the motive was unclear. “Unfortunately, journalism has been a…

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June 26, 2018

 

Britain’s Prince William starts Israel visit by honoring Holocaust victims

Britain’s Prince William voiced his horror over the Nazi Holocaust in a solemn start on Tuesday to the first official visit by a British royal to Israel and the Palestinian territories. Wearing a black Jewish skullcap, William, second in line to the throne, laid a wreath in the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem…

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June 26, 2018

 

Illegal immigrant parents not facing US prosecution for now

Parents who cross illegally from Mexico to the United States with their children will not face prosecution for the time being because the government is running short of space to house them, officials said on Monday. President Donald Trump’s administration has vowed to prosecute all adults who cross the border illegally but its policy of…

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June 26, 2018

 

All of Egypt hurt by Salah injury as World Cup ends in a whimper

Talisman Mohamed Salah’s shoulder injury loomed like a dark cloud over Egypt’s World Cup campaign as they were quickly eliminated despite harboring high hopes of making an impact on their return to the finals after a 28-year absence. The uncertainty surrounding the Liverpool forward’s participation after he suffered shoulder ligament damage in last month’s Champions…

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June 26, 2018

 

Taliban reject pleas by Afghan elders for a ceasefire extension

The Taliban on Monday rejected pleas by Afghan elders and activists for an extension of this month’s ceasefire and said they amounted to a call for surrender to foreign forces, as local groups continued to push for an end to fighting. Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid dismissed the peace “slogans” and urged civil society activists and…

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June 26, 2018

 

Video makers want YouTube to change subscription tool

Video makers with millions of subscribers on YouTube expressed frustration at a trade show last week that the service notifies only a portion of their followers about new posts, causing declines in viewership and their revenue. The gap between viewership and subscribers, which is akin to followers on Twitter or page likes on Facebook, emerged…

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June 26, 2018

 

Iran equalise in stoppage time to hold Portugal 1-1

Portugal advanced to the World Cup round of 16 behind Spain from Group B after Ricardo Quaresma’s stunning strike on the stroke of halftime was cancelled out by a dramatic stoppage-time penalty by Iran’s Karim Ansarifard on Monday. Portugal finished tied on five points with Spain, who drew 2-2 against Morocco to top the group…

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June 26, 2018

 

Spain snatch 2-2 draw with Morocco to top group

Substitute Iago Aspas scored in stoppage-time to earn Spain a dramatic 2-2 draw with Morocco on Monday which gave them top spot in World Cup Group B and a place in the last 16. With Morocco heading towards their first win of the tournament, Iago Aspas delivered the late heroics when he back-heeled the ball…

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June 26, 2018

 

‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ feasts on $150 million opening

Dinosaurs are ruling the box office again. “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” topped estimates to devour $150 million from 4,475 locations in North America this weekend. While it fell short of its predecessors’ record-shattering $208.8 million launch, the dinosaur sequel is off to a mighty start. The Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard-led tentpole has already…

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June 25, 2018

 

World Cup 2018: Clinical Colombia send Poland packing with 3-0 victory

Colombia’s World Cup campaign roared back into life with a thumping 3-0 victory over Poland on Sunday which delivered a warning to their rivals and sent the disappointing Poles tumbling out of the tournament. Defender Yerry Mina scored the opener in the 40th minute with captain Radamel Falcao and winger Juan Cuadrado putting the gloss…

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June 25, 2018

 
 
 
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