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Syria force demands Daesh militants surrender
BAGHOUZ (Syria): Daesh group militants defending their last scrap of territory in Syria have no choice but to surrender, a Kurdish-led force said on Monday, ahead of a victory declaration expected within days. The warning by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) came as European nations reacted coolly to a US call to repatriate their nationals from Syria, which Germany said would be "extremely difficult". Diehard Daesh
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India, Pakistan 'spy' row heads for UN top court amid tensions
THE HAGUE: India will on Monday renew its bid to persuade international judges to take an alleged spy off death row in Pakistan, in a controversial court case as fresh bloodshed in Kashmir sends tensions between the neighbours soaring. Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, a former Indian navy officer, was arrested in the restive southwestern Pakistani province of Baluchistan in March 2016 on charges of espionage and sentenced to death by
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Four dead in US Midwestern state Michigan shooting
CHICAGO: Three children and a woman were found dead of apparent gunshot wounds at a property in rural northern Kent County in the US Midwestern state of Michigan on Monday afternoon. The property is located in Solon Township, northwest of Cedar Springs, reports Xinhua news agency. The Kent County Sheriff's Department said the kids were elementary school-aged and younger, but refused to provide further information, saying their
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Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld passes away
PARIS: Haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85, French media reported on Tuesday. Lagerfeld was artistic director at Chanel. A spokesman for Chanel was not immediately available for comment. Lagerfeld, the creative director of brands Chanel and Fendi, disparaged the #MeToo movement asking models not to get in the profession if they "don't want" their "pants pulled about". In an interview with Numero
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Green Run' opens on Friday at Masdar City
ABU DHABI: Masdar City, Abu Dhabi’s sustainable urban community, will host hundreds of runners at its annual Green Run on Friday, 22nd February. Organised in collaboration with the Environment Friends Society, the 'Green Run' is free to enter and has four categories: People of Determination (people with disabilities) (500 metres); Children (1km); Women (2km); and Men (3km). Commenting on the run, Dr. Ibrahim Ali Mohammed,
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Indonesia submits bid to host 2032 Olympics
JAKARTA: Indonesia has submitted a bid to host the 2032 Olympics, the state news agency said on Tuesday, after winning praise for hosting last year's Asian Games, though it could face competition from India and a joint bid by North and South Korea. Indonesia's ambassador to Switzerland submitted a letter from President Joko Widodo to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) last week. "The IOC has acknowledged Indonesia's
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1 pilot dead as 2 IAF aircraft crash in Bengaluru
BENGALURU: An Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot died on Tuesday after two Surya Kiran aircraft crashed following a mid-air collision while rehearsing near the Yelahanka airbase here where the 'Aero India 2019' air show begins on Wednesday Two Hawk aircraft of Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team of IAF crashed at 11.50 a.m. while practicing for the air show. While two pilots ejected and were taken to a military hospital, a third pilot sustained
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Henry Golding silent on replacing Craig as James Bond
LOS ANGELES: "Crazy Rich Asians" star Henry Golding has maintained silence amidst speculations that he is replacing actor Daniel Craig as James Bond in "Bond 26". When tmz.com spoke to Golding about the buzz, he said: "I couldn't possibly say anything about that." Earlier, it was reported that current Bond star Craig will not be a part of "Bond 26", due to which rumours started that actors like Idris Elba or Golding may step into
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Curfew continues in Jammu for 5th day
JAMMU: A curfew imposed in Jammu since February 15, continued on Tuesday for the fifth consecutive day, police said. "The curfew imposed on February 15 will continue in Jammu today. A decision on its relaxation will be taken later in the day," police sources said. On Monday, authorities had temporarily relaxed the curfew from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., in parts of Jammu's south city areas. Since the curfew was imposed, there have been no
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India cricket star calls for Pakistan World Cup boycott
NEW DELHI: Spin star Harbhajan Singh has called for India to boycott their World Cup game against Pakistan in June in protest at a Kashmir attack which left more than 40 paramilitaries dead. India has accused its arch-rival neighbour of supporting the attack, and amid nationwide calls for reprisals, Singh said: "There is no need for any relations with Pakistan, let alone cricket. "Don't play the World Cup match with Pakistan on
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N.Korean envoy en route to Hanoi ahead of Trump-Kim summit: Yonhap
SEOUL: The North Korean special representative for the US arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, apparently en route to Vietnam to meet his Washington counterpart ahead of a second scheduled summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said. Kim Hyok Chol arrived in the Chinese capital at around 10am (0200 GMT) and was expected to board a plane bound for Hanoi later in the day. Kim’s trip comes three days
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Trump tells Venezuela military to back Guaido or ‘lose everything’
MIAMI: US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela’s military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido’s amnesty offer, or stand to “lose everything,” as a crisis deepened over President Nicolas Maduro’s refusal to let in desperately needed humanitarian aid. Bringing in humanitarian aid is crucial to the viability of Guaido, who has denounced Maduro’s re-election last year as fraudulent and in January declared himself
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Modi flags off world's first diesel to electric converted locomotive
VARANASI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday flagged off the world's first diesel to electric converted locomotive here. Modi was received at the Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport by Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Mahendra Nath Pandey and other senior officials. After the flag-off from the Diesel
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Sudan protesters remain resilient, but Bashir unbowed
KHARTOUM: Sudanese protester Osman Sulaiman has taken to the streets of Khartoum chanting “overthrow, overthrow” almost daily since demonstrations erupted against President Omar al-Bashir’s iron-fisted rule in December. And he insists he has no intention of stopping now. “We have to fight our battle if we have to secure our future and the future of our country,” Sulaiman, an engineering graduate who has been unemployed for years
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Pakistan urges UN to intervene over Kashmir tension with India
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s foreign minister appealed to the UN Secretary General on Tuesday to help ease tension with India that has escalated sharply following a suicide bomb attack in the Indian part of disputed Kashmir that India blamed on Pakistan. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, facing an election by May, has warned Pakistan to expect a “strong response” to the bombing claimed by a Pakistan-linked militant group, raising fear
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Huawei’s founder says world can’t live without it
BEIJING: The founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei has hit back at US efforts to blacklist the company, saying defiantly that the world cannot do without Huawei and its “more advanced” technology. “There’s no way the US can crush us,” Ren Zhengfei said in an interview with the BBC. “The world cannot leave us because we are more advanced.” Ren, 74, also denounced as “politically motivated” the December arrest of his daughter,
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US-China trade talks resume in Washington from Tuesday
WASHINGTON: US-China trade talks aimed at ending a damaging tariff war will resume from Tuesday in Washington, the White House has announced. The last set of talks ended on Friday in Beijing with no deal, though US President Donald Trump said the discussions were going “extremely well” and suggested he could extend a March 1 truce deadline for an agreement to be reached. The next round of negotiations will commence with deputy
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Young Russians seek health, highs in ice swimming
MOSCOW: Diving into a long hole cut in the ice, Viktoria Tsuranova swims a few strokes and flashes a smile at the photographer capturing the moment for her Instagram account. She is one of a new generation of Russian “Walruses” — hardy swimmers who plunge into frozen rivers and lakes all through the winter. They swear it wards off not just colds but also cellulite, as well as giving them a rush of euphoria.
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Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld passes away
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Green Run' opens on Friday at Masdar City
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Mohammed Bin Rashid visits Gulfood 2019
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India, Pakistan 'spy' row heads for UN top court amid tensions
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1 pilot dead as 2 IAF aircraft crash in Bengaluru
BENGALURU: An Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot died on Tuesday after two S..
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Syria force demands Daesh militants surrender
BAGHOUZ (Syria): Daesh group militants defending their last scrap of t..
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India cricket star calls for Pakistan World Cup boycott
NEW DELHI: Spin star Harbhajan Singh has called for India to boycott t..
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Henry Golding silent on replacing Craig as James Bond
LOS ANGELES: "Crazy Rich Asians" star Henry Golding has maintained sil..
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Pakistan urges UN to intervene over Kashmir tension with India
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s foreign minister appealed to the UN Secretary Ge..
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Modi flags off world's first diesel to electric converted locomotive
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