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Ball-tampering allegations just to take focus away from series: Kohli

He further added he don't want to react on newspaper reports. As far as I am concerned, there is nothing to worry about. Ball-tampering has been a hot issue this week after Faf du Plessis strongly disputed his conviction in the ´Mintgate´ row during South Africa´s test series in Australia.

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Britain rejects Brexiteer Farage for UK-US Ambassador

Trump was much more suited for the role. "He would do a great job! " he tweeted . "We already have an excellent ambassador to the USA", a government spokesman told the Press Association. "I would have thought it would be more sensible to put someone there who was likely to get on with Team Trump ". President-elect Trump was a keen supporter of the Brexit movement led by Farage , even going so far as to label his own victory "Brexit plus plus plus" and even introducing Farage at a ...

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United States welcomes new military leadership in Pakistan

One lingering question is the effect the transition at the top of the Pakistani military establishment may have on ongoing India-Pakistan tensions. Third, despite his extensive experience in Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, Gen Bajwa is said to consider religious extremism a bigger threat for the country than India .

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Aleppo civilians into Syrian government-controlled areas

A man rides with his daughter on a bicycle in a rebel-held besieged area of Aleppo. Government forces capture largest rebel-held district of Aleppo as rebels admit to a collapsing frontline. Syrian state media said the army had secured the safe passage of at least 150 people out of Hanano, and showed pictures of people it said were evacuated residents in a reception centre.

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Cuban-Americans hope for change in Cuba after Fidel Castro's death

US Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, a leading Republican anti-embargo voice, said on Saturday that "more frequent and consequential ties between Cubans and Americans" would more likely boost income and sap the strength of the Castro government.

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No Iranian forces in Mosul: IRGC commander

Around 40 percent of eastern Mosul had now been retaken, Saadi added. Islamic State fighters still control the portion of road between Tal Afar and Mosul, but the Popular Mobilization is closing in on Mosul from the west while Iraqi federal troops close in from the east of the city.

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Pakistan's new army chief brings no change in policy: defense minister

Lieutenant General Zubair Hayat has been appointed chairman of the joint chiefs of staff committee. The generals are from the PMA's 62nd long course. After Gen Musharraf, all four-star generals in the army - Gen Tariq Majid, Gen Khalid Shamim Wynne, Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Gen Rashad Mehmood and Gen Raheel Sharif - were from the infantry.

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Meets With Donald Trump

Mr Abe was said to be keen to clarify some of the more controversial remarks on foreign policy that Mr Trump had made on the campaign trail, including a pledge to make United States allies pay more for USA military assistance, and the suggestion that Japan and nearby South Korea should acquire their own nuclear weapons.

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TPP needs US to survive, says Freeland

The future of the 12-nation deal, which does not include China, was one of the key themes of summit talks between leaders of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies in Lima in recent days. Asian leaders have been scrambling to save the TPP, and U.S. trade representative Michael Froman warned last week that scrapping it would have "serious" strategic and economic costs.

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Trump says U.S. will quit TPP on first day in office

Trump called the TPP "a potential disaster" for the USA in a social media video message published late on Monday, pledging instead to negotiate "fair bilateral trade deals that bring jobs and industry back onto American shores". He said he would scrap the Trans-Pacific Partnership on the first day after he takes charge. International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland said it's always been no secret that the Pacific Rim deal would hinge on the participation of the USA, a factor that boils down ...

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Loud Blast in Southern Turkey May Have Been Military Jets

According to the state-run Anadolu agency, the Islamic State rocket attack occurred in the Haliliye area. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says Turkey will retaliate against the attack. On August 24, Turkish forces, backed by US-led coalition aircraft, began a military operation dubbed Euphrates Shield to clear the Syrian border town of Jarabulus and the surrounding area of the Daesh, outlawed in Russian Federation and many other countries.

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Costa Rica declares national mourning as storm Otto kills nine

People carrying belongings and a pet leave their house at "El Canal" neighbourhood before Hurricane Otto hits Bluefields, Nicaragua on November 24, 2016. Tropical Storm Otto moved out to sea on Friday after battering Nicaragua and Costa Ricawith hurricane-force winds and torrential rains, killing at least three people and forcing thousands to evacuate.

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China No. 1 close reconnaissance target for US - think tank

Nobel Laureate President Barack Obama wanted to leave behind three foreign policy legacies - the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal (TPP), the Iran nuclear deal and the normalisation of relations with Cuba. In the midst of the acute uncertainty following Trump's election, governments in Asia and around the world are being compelled to re-evaluate their economic and military strategies.

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Alt-Right Leader 'Disappointed' in Trump's Disavowal

Eric Kaufmann, a professor of politics at Birkbeck University in London, told The New York Times that white nationalism is "the belief that national identity should be built around white ethnicity, and that white people should therefore maintain both a demographic majority and dominance of the nation's culture and public life".

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With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a warning to those who started any fires, claiming they would be viewed as terrorists. "It's safe to assume that whoever is setting the fires isn't doing it only out of pyromania", he said .

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Syria forces 'retake' second Aleppo area

Capturing all of Aleppo would be a major victory for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after five and a half years of fighting. "The armed forces retook full control of Masaken Hanano after having put an end to the presence of terrorists there", the regime-run broadcaster said, referring to the opposition fighters.

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Turkey: Syrian opposition fighters exposed to chemical gas

Turkey's army had earlier said IS militants fired a rocket into the Haliliye area of the same region that caused symptoms of "chemical gas" exposure in 22 Syrian rebels, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency. "It is obvious that there are some who are unhappy with Turkey's fight against [the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant] DAESH". Operation Euphrates Shield was launched by Turkey in late August to rid the northern Syrian border area of terrorists.

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In fight for Mosul, an effort to bridge divide with Sunnis

Thousands of civilians fled Tal Afar as Popular Mobilisation closed in on the town, which is mostly populated by ethnic Turkmen. Displaced Iraqi families who fled Mosul due to the ongoing fighting between Iraqi forces and jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) group arrive aboard a truck to be taken to a camp for displaced people, on November 23, 2016 in Bartalla, east of Mosul.

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Obama did not discuss Russian election meddling with Putin

Duterte has spoken of his admiration for Chinese President Xi Jinping and also for the leadership of Putin. Russian Federation has committed to significantly boost its imports from the Philippines to about $2.5 billion following bilateral talks on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting here.

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PM warns uncrupulous elements not to misuse the poor

Focussing on demonetization, the Prime Minister said "even now, some people think they can bring their black money, the money earned through corruption or the one which is unaccounted for, back into the system through illegal means". But you know how to book train tickets online, you know how to buy things online. He said the demonetisation move was an opportunity for traders to move towards digital transactions and strengthen their businesses.

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Obama's farewell trip in Greece

Obama , who was attending a dinner at the residence of Greek President Procopis Pavlopoulos. Speaking in Athens , President Barack Obama says he and President-elect Donald Trump "could not be more different". Obama seemed skeptical that "the new prescriptions being offered" would satisfy voters' restlessness. Obama's address in Greece, the birthplace of democracy, comes at a period of intense anxiety for leaders across Europe who worry about the rise of nationalist and populist ...

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Clinton's lead over Trump now over 2mn popular votes

Clinton lost the Electoral College solidly, and the climbing popular vote spread doesn't change anything about who will hold power in Washington . In an unprecedented turn of events, Hillary Clinton's lead in the popular vote has just surpassed two million votes.

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Did banks ignore RBI order on Rs 100-ATMs before demonetisation?

Earlier in the day, heavy rush was witnessed outside bank branches and ATMs . Banks have been advised to increase the cash withdrawal limit at ATMs from the existing Rs.2000/- to Rs.2500/- per day in the recalibrated ATMs, other ATMs will continue to dispense Rs.50/- and Rs.100/- notes until they are recalibrated.

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Trump names former critic as UN ambassador

The president-elect has given jobs to two Republican women who clashed with him on the campaign trail, and is considering offering arch-critic Mitt Romney the most senior post, secretary of state. She voted for bills which restrict abortion and which protect fetuses. In September 2014, she travelled from SC to NY to meet Narendra Modi, during his first visit to the U.S.as Prime Minister.

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Erdogan piles pressure on European Union over accession talks

European Union lawmakers called on November 24 for a temporary halt to EU membership talks with Turkey over Ankara's " disproportionate " reaction to the failed July 15 coup attempt, with some 479 votes in favor and 37 votes against, with 107 abstentions.

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NZ's Boult ruled out of second Pakistan test

Southee's performance helped the hosts dismiss Pakistan for 216 and take a lead of 55 on the third day in Hamilton . "It's always nice to pick up wickets", Southee, who has been plagued by injury troubles in the previous year or so, having recently missed the Test series in India with an ankle injury, said.

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Myanmar Rohingya crisis deepens as Bangladesh blocks fleeing refugees

The government denies full citizenship to the members of the community, and regards them as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh irrespective of the fact that they have lived in Myanmar for generations. He said what was happening in Myanmar was an "extremely terrible violation of human rights" against the Rohingyas, especially the women and children.

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Yildirim condemns strike that killed Turkish troops

The Turkish newspaper Hurriyet notes that the Syrian government has not confirmed that it directly targeted Turkish troops, and that Turkish military officials are the only source floating the accusation that the airstrike is "thought to have been carried out" by Assad's forces.

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54 killed in Uganda fighting between rebels, army

The attack took place in Khaliliya village east of Al Rai, northern Syria , where pro-Turkey Syrian rebels are fighting to clear the border area of extremists. The Turkish military claims an airstrike killed three soldiers in Syria. Erdogan and Putin also agreed to accelerate their efforts to find a solution to the humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, where the regime continues its Moscow-backed offensive to recapture the whole city, which is divided between the government and rebels.

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Demonetisation a Surgical Strike on Black Money: Manohar Parrikar

Tit for tat. Stone for a brick. We said that we have no problem stopping it, but you stop it too. "I had no experience of this in Goa", Parrikar said, adding that he did not know what war really was and what needed to be done to prepare for one.

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19 killed in Uganda fighting between rebels, army

Turkey launched an unprecedented air and ground operation inside Syria on August 24, backing up opposition fighters, with the ultimate goal of cleansing its border of Islamic State group jihadists and stopping the advance of Syrian Kurdish militia forces which Ankara vehemently opposes.

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A third of east Mosul recaptured from IS: Spokesman

Clouds over the city obscured the visibility of drones and strike aircraft, said Brig. The army is trying to evacuate them. Saad's family is among the 45,000 lucky civilians to escape Mosul, among the almost 1.5 million civilians originally trapped by ISIS inside the city.

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Syrian government forces take biggest rebel-held district of Aleppo

Syrian regime forces have entered eastern Aleppo and retaken parts of its largest district, launching a long-threatened ground assault to wrest control of the area from rebels. A brawl erupted last week outside the warehouse of a foreign charity that had been forced to suspend its distribution of food aid parcels as its supplies dried up.

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Eight children killed in rocket launch at school in Aleppo

Al-Moallem also called on the militants to withdraw, and said he hoped that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's incoming administration would cut off support for "terrorists" in Syria and "rein in" the states backing them, a reference to Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

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Port case prompts special police training on gay chemsex crime

While on bail, Port murdered 22-year-old Slovakian Mr Kovari and Mr Whitworth, 21, from Gravesend within three weeks. The unraveling of more cases, specifically Taylor's death, resulted in the blue bed sheet being tested which revealed Port's DNA.The bottle found in Whitworth's pocket was also checked for fingerprints, which traced back to Port once again.


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