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US watching China's weapons development, Austin says, after hypersonic missile report
TBILISI, Georgia: United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Monday (Oct 18) that Washington was closely watching China's development of advanced weapons systems, while declining to comment directly on a report that Beijing had tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile.The Chinese fore
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Club Brugge must go up a level against Man City says coach
BRUGES, Belgium : Club Brugge's players must raise their performances to have any chance against Manchester City in their Champions League game on Tuesday, said coach Philippe Clement.The Belgians, who have had a surprisingly positive start in Group A, will be the underdogs when they host the E
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WHO expecting more information as it weighs approving India's Covaxin for COVID-19
BENGALURU: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday (Oct 18) it expects Bharat Biotech to provide more information on its COVID-19 vaccine, in a further setback to the Indian company's hopes of getting an emergency-use listing for the shot.Without WHO's nod, the two-dose Covaxin is unlik
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Malala sends letter to Taliban 1 month after girls' school ban
KABUL: Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Pakistani Taliban as a schoolgirl, has urged Afghanistan's new rulers to let girls return to school.It has been one month since the hardline militant Taliban, which seized power in August, excluded girls from returning to seconda
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Kourtney Kardashian and drummer Travis Barker engaged, TMZ says
LONDON : Reality television star Kourtney Kardashian and musician Travis Barker are engaged, celebrity news website TMZ reported, and the couple have shared pictures of what appears to be a marriage proposal on a beach.The couple both uploaded on Instagram photos of themselves amid an arrangemen
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Pioli tells Milan to cut out errors in decisive games against Porto
AC Milan must eliminate individual errors and improve their concentration to get their Champions League campaign back on track in two decisive games against Porto, coach Stefano Pioli said on Monday.The seven-time European champions suffered defeats by Liverpool and Atletico Madrid in their open
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Liverpool will make things difficult for us, says Atletico's Simeone
MADRID :Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone said his team expect a tough challenge in Tuesday's Champions League Group B game at home to Liverpool and praised the Premier League team for their style of play.Atletico have won three of their last four games against Liverpool, including a 3-2 comeba
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Colin Powell: War hero, history maker haunted by Iraq
WASHINGTON: Colin Powell, the son of Jamaican immigrants who became a US war hero and the first black secretary of state but saw his legacy tarnished when he made the case for war in Iraq in 2003, died on Monday (Oct 18) of COVID-19 complications. He was 84.The retired four-star general and former
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Hong Kong's new China futures have best first day in bourse's history
HONG KONG : Hong Kong's new futures product based on an index of onshore Chinese shares, which began trading Monday, had the highest first-day trading value of any new futures launched on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, according to the bourse. The data underscore the demand from investors in
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Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications
WASHINGTON: Colin Powell, the first black United States secretary of state and top military officer, died on Monday (Oct 18) at the age of 84 from COVID-19 complications. He was fully vaccinated, his family said in a statement on Facebook."We want to thank the medical staff at Walter Reed National
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US TV station operator Sinclair hit by ransomware attack
U.S. TV station operator Sinclair Broadcast Group said on Monday it had found some of its servers and workstations had been encrypted with ransomware, disrupting office networks.Sinclair said it was investigating what information the ransomware affected and had notified law enforcement and other
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Campher blazes through Netherlands with four wickets in four balls
Ireland seamer Curtis Campher accomplished the rare feat of taking four wickets in four consecutive deliveries when he ran through the Netherlands middle order batting in their Twenty20 World Cup match in Abu Dhabi on Monday.Sri Lanka fast bowling great Lasith Malinga took four wickets in consec
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Union Power drops 850 customers amid high energy prices
SINGAPORE: Electricity retailer Union Power announced on Monday (Oct 18) that it will cease 850 accounts as it reorganises its business amid "sustained hikes" in wholesale energy prices.The company emphasised, however, that it is not exiting the electricity retail market in Singapore.Union Power
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Explainer-What is the "metaverse"?
LONDON : Facebook said on Monday that it will hire 10,000 people in Europe to help it build a "metaverse".The concept of the metaverse is quickly becoming a buzzword in technology and business. But what does it mean?WHAT IS THE METAVERSE?Metaverse is a broad term. It generally refers to shared
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Norwich keeper Barden diagnosed with testicular cancer
Norwich City goalkeeper Dan Barden has been diagnosed with testicular cancer, the Premier League club said in a statement on Monday.The 20-year-old, who is on loan at Scottish Premiership side Livingston, will be taking a break from football, Norwich said."It has been a very difficult and chall
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South Korea commits to 'challenging goal' of cutting emissions to 40% of 2018 levels by 2030
SEOUL: South Korea on Monday (Oct 18) officially committed to reducing national carbon emissions by 40 per cent of 2018 levels by 2030 ahead of the upcoming United Nations COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, a "very challenging target" compared to an initial 26.3 per cent goal.Last year, President
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Carmakers shift up a gear in race to go electric
LONDON : With electric car sales soaring and regulations increasingly favouring zero-emission vehicles, a flurry of announcements on Monday showed how the global auto industry has kicked into a higher gear as it races to speed past the fossil-fuel car era.As part of its own 30 billion euro (US$3
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Maserati delays Grecale SUV launch due to chip shortage
MILAN :Maserati on Monday delayed the launch of its new Grecale SUV until the spring of 2022 from November this year due to a global chip shortage.The announcement by the luxury brand, part of Stellantis, comes as a shortage of semiconductors forces automakers around the world to slow or suspend pro
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Stellantis' Maserati delays launch of Grecale SUV due to chip shortage
MILAN : Stellantis' luxury brand Maserati said on Monday the launch of its new SUV Grecale would be delayed to the spring of next year due to a global chip shortage.A 'global premiere' for the new model was initially scheduled for Nov. 16."Due to a semiconductor scarcity, production amounts
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Five US lawmakers accuse Amazon of possibly lying to Congress following Reuters report
LONDON : Five members of the U.S. House Judiciary committee wrote to Amazon.com Inc's chief executive Sunday, and accused the company's top executives, including founder Jeff Bezos, of either misleading Congress or possibly lying to it about Amazon's business practices.The letter also states
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