Albania joins Germany, Poland, Romania at Euro 2016

News Room : October 13, 2015 7:08 am
LEIPZIG, Germany: Albania joined World Cup winner Germany, Poland and Romania in clinching a spot at next year’s European Championship after winning their final qualifying games. Germany beat Georgia 2-1 to top Group D ahead of Poland, which beat Ireland by the same score. Albania reached its first major tournament with a 3-0 away win more »
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EU’s refugee relocation scheme ‘not enough’: UN

News Room : October 13, 2015 7:06 am
ATHENS: The European Union’s current relocation scheme for refugees is “not enough” to address the scope of the problem, the head of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said the current EU scheme to share out 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece over the next two years had more »
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Zimbabwe won’t charge US dentist for killing lion

News Room : October 13, 2015 7:04 am
HARARE: Zimbabwe will not charge American dentist Walter Palmer for killing its most prized lion in July because he had obtained legal authority to conduct the hunt, a Cabinet minister said on Monday, angering conservationists. Palmer, a lifelong big-game hunter from Minnesota, stoked a global controversy when he killed Cecil, a rare black-maned lion, with more »
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6 held in Mumbai for ‘black deed’

News Room : October 13, 2015 7:02 am
MUMBAI: Six members of a radical Hindu political party were arrested in Mumbai for blackening the face of Sudheendra Kulkarni, the host of former Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis disapproved of Shiv Sena’s protests against the launch of Kasuri’s book in Mumbai. He said Shiv Sena’s act has brought more »
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Egyptian court releases two Mubarak sons from prison

News Room : October 13, 2015 7:00 am
CAIRO: An Egyptian court has ruled that former president Hosni Mubarak’s two sons could be released from prison while awaiting an appeal for a case involving the theft of state funds, judicial sources said. The case concerns charges that Mubarak and his sons Alaa and Gamal embezzled millions of dollars of state funds, using money more »
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Palestinian murdered in cold blood by Zionist troops

News Room : October 13, 2015 6:58 am
VIENNA: Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Al-Malki has accused Israel of seeking to spark “a third Intifada,” as violence again flared in Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. “(Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu wants to instigate a third Intifada. He wants to avoid problems that he is facing in the political and diplomatic arena, more »
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Ruthless Djokovic crushes Nadal for 6th China Open crown

News Room : October 12, 2015 8:08 am
BEIJING: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic continued his recent dominance over Rafa Nadal when he beat the Spaniard in the final of the China Open to win the tournament for the sixth time on Sunday. The Serbian showed no mercy against the Spaniard, who was hampered by a foot problem in the second set, as more »
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Sri Lanka arrests Rajapaksa loyalist over assassination

News Room : October 12, 2015 8:01 am
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s police Sunday arrested a regional politician linked to former president Mahinda Rajapaksa over the 2005 assassination of a Tamil lawmaker highly critical of his administration. Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan, a former chief minister of the Eastern province, was arrested by the police Criminal Investigations Department in connection with the murder of legislator Joseph Pararajasingham, more »
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