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South Africa set 490 after Sri Lanka declare

South Africa have been set an unlikely target of 490 runs to win the second test and draw the two-match series after Sri Lanka declared their second innings on 275 for five on Sunday.

Kofi Annan dedicated life to global peace, others – Obasanjo

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has described the late former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan as an African and global statesman, who dedicated his life to democracy, stability, security, equity, and world pe
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Kofi Annan dedicated life to global peace, others – Obasanjo

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has described the late former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan as an African and global statesman, who dedicated his life to democracy, stability, security, equity, and world peace. In his condolence message on Saturday, Obasanjo remarked that these attributes culminated in not only his appointment as […]

Armed robbers flee with luxury watches after Paris heist

Two armed men fled with several luxury watches after bursting into a branch of Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet in Paris’s chic eighth arrondissement on Saturday, police said, the latest in a string of robberies in the French capital. The pair, who wer
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Armed robbers flee with luxury watches after Paris heist

Two armed men fled with several luxury watches after bursting into a branch of Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet in Paris’s chic eighth arrondissement on Saturday, police said, the latest in a string of robberies in the French capital. The pair, who were armed with handguns, made their escape by car. The value of the stolen […]

Polls: We are an independent nation, Tanzania tells US

Tanzania is an “independent” country and will not be “intimidated”, the ruling party said on Saturday after the US expressed concern about the conduct of 70 recent bye-elections. The US on Wednesday cited “election violence and i
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Polls: We are an independent nation, Tanzania tells US

Tanzania is an “independent” country and will not be “intimidated”, the ruling party said on Saturday after the US expressed concern about the conduct of 70 recent bye-elections. The US on Wednesday cited “election violence and irregularities” aimed at the opposition after local elections were held on Sunday to replace officials who had either resigned […]

Army conducts shooting exercise in Zaria, asks residents to keep-off

The Depot Nigerian Army says it will conduct an outdoor range classification exercise for 77 Regular Recruits Intake from Monday, August 20 to Saturday, September 1. A statement by Lt. Adekunle Akinyele, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Depot Nigeri
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Army conducts shooting exercise in Zaria, asks residents to keep-off

The Depot Nigerian Army says it will conduct an outdoor range classification exercise for 77 Regular Recruits Intake from Monday, August 20 to Saturday, September 1. A statement by Lt. Adekunle Akinyele, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Zaria disclosed this on […]

Mbappe scores in first match for PSG side after World Cup

Kylian Mbappe marked his first appearance for Paris Saint-Germain since winning the World Cup by coming off the bench to score a late brace that gave the French champions a 3-1 victory at Guingamp on Saturday. Nolan Roux had given the home side the lead in th
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Mbappe scores in first match for PSG side after World Cup

Kylian Mbappe marked his first appearance for Paris Saint-Germain since winning the World Cup by coming off the bench to score a late brace that gave the French champions a 3-1 victory at Guingamp on Saturday. Nolan Roux had given the home side the lead in the Brittany sunshine, and only a combination of Gianluigi […]

British couple's £4,000 Virgin dream break to Cuba holiday from hell

Paul and Caroline Williams from Northampton said they were forced to walk through foul-smelling sewage in the lobby, a room that smelled of urine, broken showers and filthy toilets.
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British couple's £4,000 Virgin dream break to Cuba holiday from hell

Paul and Caroline Williams from Northampton said they were forced to walk through foul-smelling sewage in the lobby, a room that smelled of urine, broken showers and filthy toilets.

Trump: ‘We won’t let’ discrimination of conservatives on social media happen

US President Donald Trump has spoken out about censorship against conservatives on social media, saying it is a “very dangerous thing” and calling for everyone to be allowed to participate in the online conversation. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Trump: ‘We won’t let’ discrimination of conservatives on social media happen

US President Donald Trump has spoken out about censorship against conservatives on social media, saying it is a “very dangerous thing” and calling for everyone to be allowed to participate in the online conversation. Read Full Article at RT.com

Putin & Merkel meet in Berlin to discuss Nord Stream 2 pipeline ( VIDEO)

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have met in Berlin to discuss the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, which Trump has called a “horrible mistake.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Putin & Merkel meet in Berlin to discuss Nord Stream 2 pipeline ( VIDEO)

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have met in Berlin to discuss the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, which Trump has called a “horrible mistake.” Read Full Article at RT.com

Nord Stream 2 is purely business project, it doesn’t prevent gas supplies through Ukraine – Putin

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project is a «purely economic project» and does not mean the transit of gas through Ukraine will stop, Vladimir Putin has stressed during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read Full Article at RT.c
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Nord Stream 2 is purely business project, it doesn’t prevent gas supplies through Ukraine – Putin

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project is a «purely economic project» and does not mean the transit of gas through Ukraine will stop, Vladimir Putin has stressed during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read Full Article at RT.com

North Korea slams Trump’s opponents for hampering peace efforts, denuclearization

North Korea lashed out at Donald Trump’s rivals for “a deadlock” in bilateral relations, calling upon the US leader to act in a “bold” manner, in a statement that differs dramatically from the North’s stance on the US last year. Read Full Article
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North Korea slams Trump’s opponents for hampering peace efforts, denuclearization

North Korea lashed out at Donald Trump’s rivals for “a deadlock” in bilateral relations, calling upon the US leader to act in a “bold” manner, in a statement that differs dramatically from the North’s stance on the US last year. Read Full Article at RT.com

Iran, Netherlands sign MOU on food safety

TEHRAN — Iran and the Netherlands inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enhance cooperation within the framework of a food safety program, IRNA reported on Saturday.
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Iran, Netherlands sign MOU on food safety

TEHRAN — Iran and the Netherlands inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enhance cooperation within the framework of a food safety program, IRNA reported on Saturday.

Dry waste collection in Tehran up 20% in 7 months

TEHRAN – While the average dry waste collection rate has been 3 percent in the past, it will increase by 20 percent by the end of the [current Iranian calendar] year (March 20, 2019), the mayor of Tehran’s district 22 has said.
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Dry waste collection in Tehran up 20% in 7 months

TEHRAN – While the average dry waste collection rate has been 3 percent in the past, it will increase by 20 percent by the end of the [current Iranian calendar] year (March 20, 2019), the mayor of Tehran’s district 22 has said.

Iranian zoos to be monitored online

TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) will launch an online monitoring system in zoos across the country, the Department of Environment’s director general for hunting and fishing has said.
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Iranian zoos to be monitored online

TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) will launch an online monitoring system in zoos across the country, the Department of Environment’s director general for hunting and fishing has said.

Iranian ships to carry message of preserving Caspian seals

TEHRAN — Given Caspian seals, the sole marine mammals inhabiting the Caspian Sea, have fallen into a drastic decline pushing the specie towards extinction, Iranian ships in the Caspian Sea will display Caspian seal image, deputy environment chief for marin
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Iranian ships to carry message of preserving Caspian seals

TEHRAN — Given Caspian seals, the sole marine mammals inhabiting the Caspian Sea, have fallen into a drastic decline pushing the specie towards extinction, Iranian ships in the Caspian Sea will display Caspian seal image, deputy environment chief for marine affairs has said.

Education Ministry gives initial approval for winter break

TEHRAN – Iran’s Ministry of Education has given initial approval to bids from tourism authorities to put winter holidays on the school calendar, ILNA reported.
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Education Ministry gives initial approval for winter break

TEHRAN – Iran’s Ministry of Education has given initial approval to bids from tourism authorities to put winter holidays on the school calendar, ILNA reported.

Saudi Arabia prepares hundreds of mosques for Eid Al-Adha prayer

Author: Sat, 2018-08-18 10:29 DUBAI: Nearly 470 mosques have been prepared for the Eid Al-Adha prayer, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Daawah and Guidance in Madinah announced Sheikh Fahad bin Sulaiman al-Tuwaijri,  Director-General o
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Saudi Arabia prepares hundreds of mosques for Eid Al-Adha prayer

Author: Sat, 2018-08-18 10:29 DUBAI: Nearly 470 mosques have been prepared for the Eid Al-Adha prayer, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Daawah and Guidance in Madinah announced Sheikh Fahad bin Sulaiman al-Tuwaijri,  Director-General of the ministry in Madinah, said that 469 mosques and places of prayer had been equipped, both in Madinah and elsewhere. The Eid Al-Adha prayer will be at 6:13a.m., state news agency SPA reported. Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: eid al-adhaSaudi ArabiaIslamic issues Saudi health ministry organizes blood donation campaign for Hajj pilgrimsSaudi Arabia’s Young Falcons put one foot into Asian Games knockout stages

Iran, Venezuela & Turkey reveal gold’s true value when paper money becomes worthless – analyst to RT

The world will inevitably dip into crisis, with gold and silver again emerging as real money, Claudio Grass, an independent precious metals adviser and Mises ambassador told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Iran, Venezuela & Turkey reveal gold’s true value when paper money becomes worthless – analyst to RT

The world will inevitably dip into crisis, with gold and silver again emerging as real money, Claudio Grass, an independent precious metals adviser and Mises ambassador told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com

Super-rich freeze their brains to ‘come back to life’ in 200 years

The ultra-wealthy are ready to spend huge amounts of cash to have their brains frozen after their death in the hope of being re-born in the future. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Super-rich freeze their brains to ‘come back to life’ in 200 years

The ultra-wealthy are ready to spend huge amounts of cash to have their brains frozen after their death in the hope of being re-born in the future. Read Full Article at RT.com

Jordan Clarkson proudly bears the PHL flag in Asian Games opening parade

The Philippine flag was waved high and proud during the opening of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday.  
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Jordan Clarkson proudly bears the PHL flag in Asian Games opening parade

The Philippine flag was waved high and proud during the opening of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday.  

Two Koreas march together as Asian Games burst into life

North and South Korea marched together in a stirring display of unity as the Asian Games, one of the world's biggest sports events, opened in a blaze of colour in Jakarta on Saturday.
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Two Koreas march together as Asian Games burst into life

North and South Korea marched together in a stirring display of unity as the Asian Games, one of the world's biggest sports events, opened in a blaze of colour in Jakarta on Saturday.

Group of Kyrgyz state officials to study in Japan

Bishkek, Aug. 18, 2018. /Kabar/. Deputy Prime Minister Altynay Omurbekova met with the 12th group of scholarship holders for JDS Project – state and municipal officials of Kyrgyzstan, who are to leave for Japan to study. Among the participants of the meeti
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Group of Kyrgyz state officials to study in Japan

Bishkek, Aug. 18, 2018. /Kabar/. Deputy Prime Minister Altynay Omurbekova met with the 12th group of scholarship holders for JDS Project – state and municipal officials of Kyrgyzstan, who are to leave for Japan to study. Among the participants of the meeting were Ambassador of Japan to the Kyrgyz Republic H.E. Yamamura Yashihiro, Permanent Representative of JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) in the Kyrgyz Republic Kikuchi Kazuhiko and Deputy Director of the State Human Resources Office Oleg Tarbinsky. The Deputy Prime Minister, seeing off the group of young state officials leaving for Japan, wished them to obtain quality education in two years, which would further be used for the good of the Kyrgyz state. “I hope that you will become the elite of the republic and the knowledge that you acquire will be valuable and beneficial. And in this regard, great hopes are placed on you, because your generation is our country’s future,” Omurbekova said. For today, thanks to the government of Japan, 176 scholarship holders were send to Japan, 141 of them have successfully concluded their studies in Japan and acquired Master’s degrees.

Kyrgyzstanis to install most northern yurt in Krasnoyarsk Region, Russia

Bishkek, Aug. 17, 2018. /Kabar/. Kyrgyzstanis are to assemble the most northern yurt in the polar town of Dudinka in the Krasnoyarsk Region. The Kyrgyz “nomadic dwelling” made of white felt has already been brought to the arctic town and is scheduled to b
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Kyrgyzstanis to install most northern yurt in Krasnoyarsk Region, Russia

Bishkek, Aug. 17, 2018. /Kabar/. Kyrgyzstanis are to assemble the most northern yurt in the polar town of Dudinka in the Krasnoyarsk Region. The Kyrgyz “nomadic dwelling” made of white felt has already been brought to the arctic town and is scheduled to be opened for the last day of summer, Director of the Traditional Arts Center of the city Marina Zharkova told TASS. “The white Kyrgyz yurt has been delivered to Dudinka and is going to be assembled on the town’s waterfront. It is to be presented on the Independence Day of Kyrgyzstan (August 31 – editor’s note). Further, the yurt will be used during various holidays,” Zharkova said. According to the Dudinka Mayor’s Office, this yurt will become the most northern in the world. It is assembled within a project entitled “Kyrgyz jany” (the Spirit of the Kyrgyz People), by a family club under the name “Kara jorgo” (Black Horse) within Nornickel charity programme. According to data of Zharkova, about 170 Kyrgyzstanis live in Dudinka.

Putin flies from Austria to Germany to hold talks with Merkel - portal

The Russian leader spent about three hours in Austria, where he attended the wedding of Austria’s Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl and businessman Wolfgang Malinger
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Putin flies from Austria to Germany to hold talks with Merkel - portal

The Russian leader spent about three hours in Austria, where he attended the wedding of Austria’s Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl and businessman Wolfgang Malinger

Tina Fontaine's family trying to heal together 4 years after her death

Melissa Stevenson was just starting her career 18 years ago when a summer position at the Indigenous Family Centre in Winnipeg connected her to a youngster named Tina Fontaine.
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Tina Fontaine's family trying to heal together 4 years after her death

Melissa Stevenson was just starting her career 18 years ago when a summer position at the Indigenous Family Centre in Winnipeg connected her to a youngster named Tina Fontaine.

Vladimir Putin has left the wedding of Austrian Foreign Minister - TV

Before getting into the limousine, Russian President signed at the wedding car of the newlyweds and shouted «gorko,» by a Russian wedding tradition
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Vladimir Putin has left the wedding of Austrian Foreign Minister - TV

Before getting into the limousine, Russian President signed at the wedding car of the newlyweds and shouted «gorko,» by a Russian wedding tradition

Don't have sex during heat wave, Colombian mayor urges locals

Locals in a Colombian city have been told to stop having sex to ensure they stay cool during a scorching heatwave. Santa Marta city health secretary Julio Salas sparked a mix of laughter and disbelief this week when he urged residents of the Caribbean touris
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Don't have sex during heat wave, Colombian mayor urges locals

Locals in a Colombian city have been told to stop having sex to ensure they stay cool during a scorching heatwave. Santa Marta city health secretary Julio Salas sparked a mix of laughter and disbelief this week when he urged residents of the Caribbean tourist mecca to refrain from sex during the day as part of a list of recommendations, such as staying hydrated and wearing loose clothing to prevent overheating. “Avoid making love or having sex at times when the temperature is high, especially at noon, because this activity places physical demands on you and increases your heart rate,” he said. Mr Salas said if people find it too much of a struggle to abstain from sex, then they should at least wait until the sun goes down as «it is better to do it at night when the ambient temperature is lower». As temperatures climbed to 40C over the past week, hospitals throughout the city of Santa Marta were receiving patients, who were complaining of nausea and headaches, both symptoms of heat exhaustion.

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