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Nikki Haley, the former US ambassador to the United Nations and two-term governor of South Carolina, is reportedly poised to announce she is seeking the 2024 Republican presidential nomination. With a campaign kick-off planned for 15 February in Charleston, South Carolina, the 51-year-old would become the second major Republican candidate for the presidency, after her […]

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BBC reported that mourners and protesters have gathered – and clashed – at the funeral for Cardinal George Pell in his Australian homeland. The Catholic Cardinal died in Rome last month, aged 81, after complications from hip surgery. Formerly one of the Pope’s top aides, Cardinal

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BBC reported that the United States has secured access to four additional military bases in the Philippines – a key bit of real estate which would offer a front seat to monitor the Chinese in the South China Sea and around Taiwan. With this deal, Washington has stitched the gap in the arc

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Surrey have re-signed West Indies all-rounder Sunil Narine for the 2023 T20 Blast campaign. The 34-year-old will be available for all games that do not clash with his commitments with the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in International League T20. The white-ball specialist took 14 wickets in 14 games for Surrey last season and hit 199 […]

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A newly discovered comet will make its closest approach to our planet on Wednesday. Astronomers say the object’s journey toward us took around 50,000 years. Photographs captured by astronomers show a distinct green hue around the body of the comet. But those expecting a brilliant streak of emerald in the sky will be disappointed. Its […]

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BBC reported that an Indian court has sentenced a self-styled spiritual guru to life imprisonment for raping one of his devotees. Asaram was found guilty of assaulting the woman several times between 2001 and 2006 at his ashram in the western state of Gujarat. The 81 year old is currently serving

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BBC reported that more heavy rainfall has brought havoc to the New Zealand city of Auckland, downing trees, flooding homes and closing major roads. Weather watchers said more than a month of rain had fallen in 24 hours, affecting roads and rail, as the region reels from deadly floods last week

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BBC reported that an Iranian couple in their 20s have been given jail sentences totalling 10 years after posting a video of themselves dancing in the street. They were reportedly convicted for promoting corruption, prostitution and propaganda. The video showed them dancing by Tehran’s Azadi

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Chelsea have bid 120m euros (£105.6m) for Benfica’s Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernandez in a move that would make him the British transfer record signing. So far there is no indication whether the Blues’ offer, thought to include instalments, will be accepted. But if the deal goes through, it would eclipse the £100m Manchester City paid Aston […]

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The death toll has risen to at least 87 people after a mosque suicide bombing which targeted policemen in the Pakistan province of Peshawar. The mosque is within a high-security police headquarters area and a probe is under way into how the bomber got in. Pakistan’s PM and other leaders have condemned the attack – […]

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At least 28 people have been killed in an explosion at a mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. The blast happened when the mosque was packed with worshippers and more than 150 people were injured. A section of the building was destroyed, and officials say people are buried under the rubble. Several others are […]

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BBC reported that at least 17 people have been killed in an explosion at a mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. The blast happened when the mosque was packed with worshippers and more than 90 people were injured. A section of the building was destroyed, and officials say people are buried

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BBC reported that residents in flood-hit northern New Zealand are bracing for more heavy rains as officials issued severe weather alerts. At least four people have died and a state of emergency was declared in Auckland, which on Friday experienced its worst downpour on record.

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Novak Djokovic won a record-extending 10th Australian Open and a record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam men’s title by using all of his talent and nous to see off Stefanos Tsitsipas. Serbia’s Djokovic started strongly and dug deep in the second set on his way to a 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-5) victory. The 35-year-old, who draws […]

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BBC reported that at least three people have died and one is missing after New Zealand’s largest city experienced its “wettest day on record” on Friday. Auckland is said to have received 75% of its usual summer rainfall in just 15 hours. A local state of emergency was declared

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Bacalhau (salt cod) is a deep part of Portugal’s culinary identity. But the fish is found far from the country’s shores, so how did this love affair come to be and continue today? On a cold winter’s evening in Portugal, it might come to your table com natas – fresh from the oven and bubbling […]

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Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina reached another major final as she beat two-time winner Victoria Azarenka in the Australian Open semi-finals.Rybakina, 23, won 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 to end Azarenka’s hopes of winning the title 10 years after her last triumph. The Kazakh regained her composure in a nervy end to the first set before confidently dominating […]

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Cassandra has stopped watching news at night for the sake of her wellbeing and peace of mind. Watching English news at 9.00 p m on a local channel caused her to toss and turn or wake up at the ungodly hour of 2.00 am to again toss and turn, but this time mentally with suppressed […]

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BBC reported that archaeologists say they have found a gold leaf-covered mummy sealed inside a sarcophagus that had not been opened for 4,300 years. The mummy, the remains of a man named Hekashepes, is thought to be one of the oldest and most complete non-royal corpses ever found in Egypt

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BBC reported that Rebel police officers rioted in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince on Thursday following the killing of more than a dozen colleagues by criminal gangs. The rioting officers blame the government for not taking action. More than 100 demonstrators blocked streets, burned tyres

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Rebel police officers rioted in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince on Thursday following the killing of more than a dozen colleagues by criminal gangs. The rioting officers blame the government for not taking action. More than 100 demonstrators blocked streets, burned tyres, broke security cameras and damaged vehicles. Local media said several officers broke through the gates […]

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Ukraine could boycott the 2024 Paris Olympics if Russian and Belarusian athletes are allowed to compete, says the country’s sports minister. The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday it would “explore a pathway” for athletes from the two countries to take part as neutrals. The UK Government has condemned the plan as a “world away from […]

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India is set to celebrate its 74th Republic Day today (26) with a colourful parade displaying military might and cultural diversity. The public holiday marks the anniversary of India officially adopting its constitution, making it a sovereign republic. Its highlight is a parade which is held in capital city Delhi and telecast live across the […]

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BBC reported that Donald Trump will be allowed back on to Facebook and Instagram, after Meta announced it would be ending its two-year suspension of his accounts. The suspension will end “in the coming weeks”, the social media giant said. In a statement, Nick Clegg, Meta’

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Chris Hipkins has been sworn in as New Zealand’s 41st prime minister. The 44-year-old was formally appointed to the role in Wellington, a week after Jacinda Ardern’s shock resignation. Ms Ardern, 42, had said she no longer has “enough in the tank” to lead the country. The country’s governor-general Cindy Kiro accepted her formal resignation on […]

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BBC reported that Justin Bieber has sold his share of the rights to his music to Hipgnosis Songs Capital for a reported $200m. The firm now owns the pop star’s stake in some of the biggest hits of recent years – including “Baby” and “Sorry”. Bieber

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World Athletics has proposed continuing to allow transgender women to compete in female international track and field events. In a statement it said its “preferred option” was to tighten the sport’s eligibility rules, but still use testosterone limits as the basis for inclusion. A policy document suggesting the amendments has been sent to World Athletics’ […]

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A gunman killed seven people before being arrested in California on Monday, just two days after a shooting claimed 11 lives at a popular dance hall. The latest attacks occurred at two separate locations in the coastal city of Half Moon Bay, about 30 miles (50 km) south of San Francisco. The attacker was identified […]

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BBC reported that Sweden’s prime minister has been caught up in a political row after it emerged he hired a top aide who went eel fishing illegally, and misled the police about it. Ulf Kristersson has admitted he knew Peter Magnus Nilsson had broken the law before appointing him last October

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BBC reported that China’s northernmost city, Mohe, has recorded its lowest temperature since records began. Mohe – known as “China’s North Pole” – is in the province of Heilongjiang, close to the Russian border. On Sunday, its local meteorological station

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