LONDON (Reuters) – Britain was speeding towards Brexit on Friday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a crushing election victory, ending three years of uncertainty since the country decided to leave the bloc. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street for Buckingham Palace after the Conservative Party was returned to power in the general
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Students of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University staged a protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill on Friday in New Delhi. Students at Jamia Millia Islamia University pelted stones after which the police used tear gas shells to disperse the protesting crowd. Students of the Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi clashed with the police
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SHANGHAI: A top-tier Chinese basketball team was hit with a one million yuan (US$140,000) fine for a promotional image that swapped out Mao Zedong for the club’s mascot. Zhejiang Guangsha Lions apologised for the picture which was posted on social media and showed a lion in a Mao suit and red-starred hat, along with the slogan:
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By Adnan Yaqoob Multan: The project called “Coming Together” has been helping youth from different universities in Multan to bridge the gap between different communities in order to promote inter faith harmony. The projects focuses on Community Resilience, Peace building, Interfaith harmony that brings together students of diverse backgrounds from different universities. The Director of
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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has declared that a deal to de-escalate the trade war with China was imminent but Beijing remained coy on Friday (Dec 13) and cautioned that any agreement must be “mutually beneficial.” Reports Washington and Beijing had struck a bargain at last - subject to approval by US President Donald Trump - sent US
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U.S. Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf speaks next to Honduran Minister of Security Julian Pacheco and Guatemala’s Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart during a meeting in Guatemala City, Guatemala December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – U.S. asylum seekers sent to Guatemala under a new Trump administration program have mostly preferred to return to
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The Congress on Friday moved the Supreme Court questioning the validity of the amended Citizenship Act and added that the arbitrary law violates constitutional properties. Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh filed the plea against the newly amended act, which has triggered large-scale protests across northeastern states. Ramesh’s plea claimed that the new law violates the
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(Reuters) – It was a straight forward message: “Get Brexit done.” The mantra of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party during the national election campaign was aimed at harnessing voter frustration at a parliamentary logjam over Britain’s exit from the European Union. It worked. Beyond the traditional strategy of swaying voters in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to end three years of political paralysis and take Britain out of the European Union within weeks. The Brexit divorce represents Britain’s biggest political and economic gamble since World War Two, cutting the world’s fifth largest economy
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SINGAPORE: President Halimah Yacob, who is on a state visit to Germany, met with the Minister-President of the state of Hesse Volker Bouffier on Thursday (Dec 12).  In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said Mr Bouffier hosted a banquet at the historic Schloss Biebrich in Mdm Halimah’s honour. Advertisement Advertisement Both sides
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Robby Fabbri produced two goals and an assist and the Detroit Red Wings snapped a 12-game losing streak by defeating the visiting Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Dec 7, 2019; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings center Robby Fabbri (14) looks on during the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Little Caesars
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Joel Embiid scored a season-high 38 points and added 13 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers handed the Boston Celtics their first home loss 115-109 Thursday night. Nov 23, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) against the Miami Heat at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Tobias Harris added
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the country’s biggest defence contractor, is seen at their offices next to Ben Gurion International airport, near Or Yehuda, Israel February 27, 2017. Picture taken February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (Reuters) – Israel’s aviation regulator has ordered airlines with Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 jets converted
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GUWAHATI (India): Internet access has been cut in India’s northeastern city of Guwahati after violent protests over a new citizenship law saw two demonstrators shot dead by police, authorities said Friday (Dec 13). The protests follow the approval of legislation that many in the far-flung northeast believe will give citizenship to large numbers of immigrants from neighbouring
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WHAKATANE/WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A New Zealand military team recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this week, in a high risk operation watched by dozens of grieving family members waiting on the mainland. An eight-person bomb disposal squad was helicoptered in and spent four hours on White Island, which
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