17 national anti-doping agencies call for Russian Olympics ban

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(AFP) - Seventeen national anti-doping agencies have called for Russia to be banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics over "one of the biggest doping scandals in sports history". In...

Underground blast a terror incident, say police

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BBC:-An "improvised explosive device" was detonated on a Tube train in south-west London during Friday's rush hour, Scotland Yard has confirmed. The blast, at Parsons Green station on an eastbound...
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US Sends Relief Flight to Antigua and Barbuda

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PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 14:-A Relief Flight from Miami, containing key assistance commodities including tarps, blankets, hygiene kits, kitchen sets, water containers, and chain saw/clean-up kits, arrived in Antigua and...

Brazil’s President charged with leading ‘criminal organisation’

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AP:-Brazilian President Michel Temer was charged with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal organization on Thursday, another blow to the embattled leader and the stability of Latin America's...

Canada, China, EU and partners push forward on Paris climate accord

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(AFP) - Some 30 environment ministers will push forward on the Paris climate accord at a meeting Saturday requested by Canada, China and the European Union. With more than half...

North Korea fires second missile over Japan

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BBC:-North Korea has fired a ballistic missile across Japan, creating new tension in the region after its nuclear bomb test less than two weeks ago. The missile reached an altitude...
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International Day for Democracy

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PRESS RELEASE:-2017 Theme: Democracy and Conflict prevention On Friday 15, September 2017 Saint Lucia joins the rest of the world in the observance of International Day of Democracy. This year's theme...

Malaysia: School fire kills students and teachers

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BBC:-At least 24 students and teachers have died in a fire at a religious school in Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur. The fire at the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah broke out...

US sued over border searches of phones, computers

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WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US rights groups sued the government Wednesday over the increasing use of warrantless searches of cellphones and computers of travelers, including American citizens, arriving...

Rabbit protein answer for meatless Venezuelans?

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's crippling economic crisis means that eating meat is a luxury for many, but the Maduro government believes it has the answer with a plan...