One telling image: in a Brussels corridor, the EU takes back control of Brexit

As pictures go, it spoke volumes. On Thursday evening in Brussels, Bulgaria’s permanent representative to the EU, Dimiter Tzantchev, tweeted a photograph he titled “In the corridors of the European Council art 50”. In a play of light and shadow, as if in a Golden Age painting by a modern-day Rembrandt or Frans Hals, a […]

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Boko Haram Ambushes and Kills 23 Chadian Soldiers : International de

Boko Haram At least 23 Chadian soldiers lost their lives in an ambush by the terror group Boko Haram in the night from Thursday to Friday, on the shores of Lake Chad, according to military sources quoted Friday by the Chadian information website Alwihda Info. According to the sources, the jihadists crossed the Niger-Chad border […]

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Citizen science project aims to learn more about unique dolphin behaviour off WA’s south coast

Posted March 24, 2019 07:00:00 Photo: Marine biologist Kirsty Alexander is passionate about documenting Albany’s dolphin population. (ABC Great Southern: Ellie Honeybone) Marine biologist and ‘dolphin whisperer’ Kirsty Alexander began her citizen science project, South Coast Cetaceans, after noticing there was a lack of information about the resident and visiting dolphin populations near the West […]

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Watch: Cruise ship in strife, 1300 evacuations needed

Rescue workers off Norway’s western coast rushed to evacuate 1300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds battered the operation. The Norwegian newspaper VG said the Viking Sky cruise ship issued a […]

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Patra to contest from Odisha, Advani left Out

Jalandhar :The BJP has released its third list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls containing 36 names, which included 23 nominees for Andhra Pradesh where polling will be held in the first phase on April 11. One candidate each for Assam and Meghalaya has been announced. BJP official Twitter HuffPost India Some big names […]

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110 herders killed in apparent ethnic attack in Mali

BAMAKO (MALI: Gunmen killed about 110 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, in one of the deadliest such attacks in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence. The assault on the village of Ogossagou came as a UN Security Council mission visited Mali to try to find solutions […]

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Katrina Kaif Kriti Sanon Deepika Padukone at 64th Vimal Filmfare Awards

One of the biggest night of B-town is here. The 64th Vimal Filmfare Awards is currently going on in Mumbai and everyone from debutants to biggies have arrived in style for event. We snapped some gorgeous divas arriving for the event. Our cameras snapped Katrina Kaif, Kriti Sanon and Deepika Padukone arriving or the big […]

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Super Rugby: Colin Cooper believed Chiefs finding form was only ‘a matter of time’

PHOTOSPORT Chiefs coach Colin Cooper felt an inspired performance was coming after their poor start. Chiefs coach Colin Cooper believed a performance as outstanding as their rout of the Bulls was only “a matter of time” after beginning their Super Rugby season with four alarming defeats. Even the most optimistic Chiefs fan would have raised an eyebrow when opening […]

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‘One MILLION’ take to the streets of London to demand a People’s Vote : International de

Anti-Brexit protesters have travelled from all over the country to London for the ‘Put it to the People March’ as the online petition urging the government to cancel Brexit passed four million signatures. Opponents of Britain’s departure from the European Union began gathering in Hyde Park from 12pm before converging on Westminster and organisers claim […]

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Keyboard warriors should copy Egg boy

Demanding people be fired via online petitions is kind of like asking Nicole Kidman about her wigs: the request is always denied, no matter how worthy and unanimous the calls. Despite the minimal success rate, Australians love an online petition — especially when it comes to getting people fired. The past few weeks alone have […]

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Serena Williams Withdraws from 2019 Miami Open with Knee Injury

TPN/Getty Images Serena Williams has withdrawn from the 2019 Miami Open as the result of a knee injury, the tournament announced Saturday. “I am disappointed to withdraw from the Miami Open due to a left knee injury,” Williams said in a statement, per the New York Times‘ Ben Rothenberg. “It was an amazing experience to […]

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Dhoni unhappy with Chepauk pitch, says it needs to get “a lot better”

A joyous MS Dhoni shakes hands with a downcast Virat Kohli © BCCI MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli expressed dissatisfaction with the MA Chidambaram Stadium pitch on which defending champions and hosts Chennai Super Kings won the IPL 2019 opener in a low-scoring contest. Despite the seven-wicket win, Dhoni said the pitch was “too slow” […]

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Militia attack on Mali village leaves 115 dead, say early reports

Militia fighters descended on a village in central Mali before dawn on Saturday, killing at least 115 people in the latest deadly attack blamed on an ethnic militia, local authorities said. The massacre in the village of Ogossogou left the village chief and his grandchildren dead in the ethnic Peulh community, according to a local […]

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US on tenterhooks for Mueller report

America’s Attorney-General William Barr was reviewing the special counsel’s confidential report on the Russia investigation on Saturday (Sunday Australian time to determine what should be made public after a nearly two-year probe that cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency. The Justice Department was expected to release the main findings over the weekend, most […]

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Cyclones Trevor and Veronica loom over northern coasts stirring up a storm of questions

Updated March 22, 2019 11:42:33 Photo: As Veronica and Trevor move across northern Australia they are stirring up a myriad of questions. (Supplied: Space Science and Engineering Center ) As Trevor and Veronica loom over the northern Australian coast they are stirring up a storm of questions which have been hurled at the weather desk. […]

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‘He pointed the gun at her face’: 4-year-old’s fight for life

One of the youngest victims of the Christchurch mosque shooting has had eight surgeries and remains unconscious more than a week after she was shot three times. Wasseim Alsati and his four-year-old daughter, Alin, are continuing their brave fight for life after they were viciously shot multiple times by a lone gunman at the Al […]

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Muslim Family Attacked With Rods, Hockey Sticks In Haryana, Video Goes Viral

Jalandhar : Holi celebrations turned out to be a bloody war for Muslim family in Gurgaon’s Bhondsi village after some people assaulted them with rods and hockey sticks. The family, in their police complaint, alleged that the accused told them to “go to Pakistan” and threatened them to vacate their home. As per ACP Dinesh […]

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Cruise ship adrift off Norway to evacuate 1,300 passengers : International de

A cruise ship Viking Sky drifts towards land after an engine failure, Hustadvika, Norway March 23, 2019. — Reuters pic OSLO, March 23 — A cruise ship has suffered engine failure in windy conditions off the west coast of Norway and its 1,300 passengers will be evacuated, Norwegian police said today. The maritime rescue service […]

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Norway airlifting 1,300 passengers off SOS cruise ship

OSLO: Emergency services said on Saturday they had begun airlifting 1,300 passengers off a cruise ship in trouble off the Norwegian coast. The Viking Sky cruise ship sent an SOS message due to “engine problems in bad weather”, southern Norway’s rescue centre said on Twitter, while police reported that the passengers would be evacuated by […]

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Stars enthral the audience with their moves at 64th Vimal Filmfare Awards

Like every year, this year too saw many big stars arriving in style for the 64th Vimal Filmfare Awards. From Shah Rukh Khan to Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor turned up for the big night in their hottest attires. While these were a few stars who arrived for the event, a […]

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Life is sweet for five-time donor cornea recipient

Mary Flett’s brow is furrowed. Leaning against her kitchen bench, the 71-year-old works fondant through gloved fingers, folding and pressing the icing to resemble feathers. Decorating cakes is a painstaking process requiring patience, nimble fingers and a keen eye.  For years, her creations have been central to family birthdays and weddings – something which would be impossible if not […]

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Farewell to the boy who stole our heart

The 22 month old, from Adelaide, passed away as surgeons began cardiovascular treatment to unblock his veins at Sydney’s Westmead Hospital. The Sunday Mail last week reported Harry had a very rare, life-threatening congenital condition called pulmonary vein stenosis and was due for treatment on March 27. The disease, which affects less than one-in-a-million people, […]

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Patriots’ Robert Kraft Apologizes in 1st Statement Since Solicitation Charges

Michael Dwyer/Associated Press New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft released his first public statement Saturday since being charged with two counts of soliciting prostitution. ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted the statement: Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter Statement from Patriots’ owner Robert Kraft: https://t.co/GiswaNQxh4 Kraft was charged with two misdemeanor solicitation counts after police said he was caught on […]

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RCB crumble against spin as CSK win IPL 2019 opener

Chennai Super Kings 71 for 3 (Rayudu 28, Chahal 1-6 beat Royal Challengers Bangalore 70 (Parthiv 29, Tahir 3-9, Harbhajan 3-20 by 7 wickets Chennai Super Kings’ publicity teams like to call the MA Chidambaram Stadium the “lion’s den”, but no one advertised the minefield that awaited the season opener for this IPL. Royal Challengers […]

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