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France's 'yellow vests' mobilise for fresh round of protests

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January 12, 2019 06:45 pm

Thousands of anti-government demonstrators marched in cities across France on Saturday in a new round of “yellow vest” protests against President Emmanuel Macron, ac...


Delhi cows and elderly to moo-ve in together

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January 10, 2019 04:35 pm

Delhi plans to create a special home for both elderly people and some of the Indian megacity's thousands of cows, in a new animal welfare blitz also aimed at reducing number...


Australia says no timeframe to decide case of Saudi teen asylum seeker

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January 10, 2019 03:32 pm

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said on Thursday there was no timeframe for the assessment of the case of Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, a Saudi woman who...


South Korea, China urge concessions on both sides to end U.S.-North Korea standoff

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January 10, 2019 03:22 pm

SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China and South Korea called for concessions from the United States as well as North Korea, ahead of a possible second summit between North Korean lea...


USA Cricket becomes ICC's 93rd Associate Member

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January 09, 2019 11:48 am

The International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday  announced USA Cricket as its 105th member. The development is a historical milestone for the governing body estab...


Profit-hungry tiger breeders behind push to lift China’s trading ban

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January 08, 2019 07:05 pm

HONG KONG/HARBIN, China (Reuters) - At the Siberia Tiger Park in the frigid Chinese city of Harbin, visitors can learn about the facility’s successful breeding programme a...


Oil tanker fire in Hong Kong waters kills one, rescue going on

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January 08, 2019 05:20 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) - An oil tanker caught fire in Hong Kong’s southern waters on Tuesday, killing one crew member while at least 21 were rescued, police said, with witnes...


North Korea's Kim in China after warning of alternate path to Trump talks

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January 08, 2019 04:48 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, only days after warning he may take an alternative path ...


U.S. Navy ship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade talks with Beijing

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January 07, 2019 07:26 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) - A U.S. guided-missile destroyer sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea in what China called a “provocation” as U.S. officials joined...


Lose weight, or lose your job: Pakistan International Airlines 'tells overweight cabin crew

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January 07, 2019 06:08 pm

A Pakistan airline has allegedly told their obese cabin crew to lose weight or risk losing their jobs, the Daily Mail reported. A memo was sent out t...




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