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Road to the Nat West 6 Nations: Slade impresses as Chiefs extend lead at the top

31 December 2017 23:46:31 WN.com - Africa News

The curtains fell on 2017 with another action-packed day of rugby as the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations draws ever closer. From a high-scoring fixture in the Premiership to dramatic matches in the Top 14 and PRO14, the international coaches will enter the new year with plenty of potential to look at. Chiefs outclass Tigers England head coach Eddie Jones was watching on as Exeter Chiefs went ten points clear at the top of the Premiership table with a...

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Resuming operations at the Gas Plant in Abu Attifel Field

31 December 2017 23:46:31 WN.com - Africa News

The Gas Plant at Abu-Attifel Field returned to work normally on 27 December 2017 after the completion of the maintenance. Thanks to the extraordinary efforts made by the libyan employees and technicians of Mellita Oil & Gas Company and Zueitina Oil Company. The entire natural gas produced...

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South Korea seizes second ship suspected of providing oil to North Korea

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

Author: REUTERS Sun, 2017-12-31 12:46 ID: 1514739445946878100 SEOUL: South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea in violation of international sanctions, a customs official said on Sunday. The seizure was the second to be revealed by South Korea within a few days, as the UN steps up efforts to squeeze essential oil supplies to the reclusive North following its nuclear or ballistic missile tests. The ship, KOTI, was seized at...

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Suspect admits to planning Saint Petersburg supermarket attack

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

Author: AFP Sun, 2017-12-31 19:05 ID: 1514738169436758300 MOSCOW: The man arrested by Russian authorities over an attack on a supermarket in Saint Petersburg has admitted to planning the act and planting the homemade bomb that wounded 18 people, investigators said Sunday....

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Sydney extravaganza kicks off global New Year revelries

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

Author: AFP Mon, 2018-01-01 03:00 ID: 1514747048977318800 SYDNEY: Australia rang in the New Year Sunday with a spectacular display of fireworks cascading from Sydney Harbor Bridge, as revellers partied amid tight security. About 1.5 million people packed the city’s foreshore to watch the pyrotechnics light up the sky above the historic bridge and the iconic opera house, the first major celebrations worldwide after New Zealand. Thousands turned out earlier in New Zealand’s largest city Auckland for the annual New Year’s Eve street party, marked by a major fireworks display from the Sky Tower. Celebrations are to move to Asia, the Middle...

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Make reforms while sun shines on world economy: Lagarde

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

Author: AFP Sun, 2017-12-31 16:03 ID: 1514734780096503200 PARIS: International Monetary Fund Chief Christine Lagarde has urged France and other countries to push through reforms “while the sun is shining” on the global economy. In an interview with France’s Le Journal du Dimanche published Sunday, Lagarde said the strength of the global economic recovery had taken the IMF by...

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2 dead in anti-government protests in Congo’s capital

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

Author: AP Sun, 2017-12-31 03:00 ID: 1514739898866920100 KINSHASA, Cono: Congolese security forces shot dead two men outside a church on Sunday while dispersing demonstrators protesting in the country’s capital against President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down from power, according to Human Rights Watch....

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Pakistan defends recalled Palestinian ambassador

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

Author: M. ISHTIAQ Mon, 2018-01-01 03:00 ID: 1514747455757352200 ISLAMABAD: Hours after Palestine recalled its ambassador to Islamabad, Pakistan issued a formal statement in defense of the envoy. The Palestinian Authority recalled Walid Abu Ali after India expressed concern over his presence at a Rawalpindi rally alongside Jamaat-ud–Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed. Friday’s rally was organized by the Defense of Pakistan Council (DPC) to protest US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital...

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Deputy killed, five wounded in ‘domestic’ shooting in Colorado

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

Author: AFP Mon, 2018-01-01 03:00 ID: 1514747048957318500 WASHINGTON: A sheriff’s deputy was killed and seven other people, including five deputies, were wounded Sunday in what police called a “domestic disturbance” in a residential suburb near Denver, Colorado. The lone suspect...

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In address, Merkel promises more work on social divisions

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

Author: REUTERS Mon, 2018-01-01 03:00 ID: 1514747048937318200 BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, under mounting pressure after three months of failing to form a new conservative-led coalition, vowed on Sunday to address growing social divisions. In her annual New Year’s address, Merkel promised increased investment in security and defense, improved health care and education, and efforts to overcome growing urban-rural disparities. “The world won’t wait for us. We must create the conditions now that ensure that Germany continues to...

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UN’s Guterres issues year-end ‘red alert’ for a world divided

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

Author: AFP Sun, 2017-12-31 21:35 ID: 1514747710327392400 UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday issued a year-end “red alert” to a world he said faces the perils...

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Singapore is the value play in South-east Asian equities

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Singapore's meteoric rise from a colonial backwater of the British Empire and an amputated Chinese majority state of the Malay Federation to the world's be... ......

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Man survives fall into air vent of building from 9th floor in Dubai

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

Man survives fall into air vent of building from 9th floor in Dubai... ......

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Greetings sent to Liberia's president-elect

31 December 2017 23:46:01 WN.com - World News

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdul... ......

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UAE- Cash flooding into hotels and restaurants on New Year's Eve

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

UAE- Cash flooding into hotels and restaurants on New Year's Eve... ......

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HK, Japan make investors richest in '17

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) There's no shortage of superlatives to describe this year's rally in Asian stocks. A near 30% surge marks the biggest outperformance versus Europe and the US... ......

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Argentina accepts faster inflation to boost economy

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Argentina eased its inflation targets for the next two years, allowing the central bank to pursue looser monetary policy in a bid to support a weak economic r... ......

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200 arrested during Saturday protests in Tehran: official

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Tehran:An official in Tehran said on Sunday that 200 people were arrested during the previous night's protests in the Iranian capital, the semi-official IL... ......

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Qatar- Deputy PM meets US Congress member

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met yesterday with Scott Taylor, a Republican member of the US Congress. The meeting disc... ......

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Qatar- Emir receives message from Venezuela

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani received a written message from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, pertaining to bilateral relations and ways to boost the ... ......

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Qatar- PM meets US Congress member

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani met yesterday with Scott Taylor, a Republican member of the US Congress, and his acc... ......

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UAE- Spectacular fireworks to light up Ajman skies on New Year's eve

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

UAE- Spectacular fireworks to light up Ajman skies on New Year's eve... ......

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Watch: Cookie-snatching squirrel jumps out of nowhere to startle US police on its tail

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

Police got more than they bargained for when they went to investigate a case of a squirrel raiding a cookie...

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Congo forces kill at least 7 in anti-government protests

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese security forces killed at least seven people and at least one policeman died amid violence as more than a thousand people demonstrated in the capital against President Kabila's refusal to step down from power, the ......

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OU at the Rose Bowl: Lincoln Riley’s first day set the tone for OU’s run ...

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

LOS ANGELES — On June 7, the date that seems permanently stamped in OU history as the day the world stopped turning for a moment, Lincoln Riley stood in front of his team and did two important things. First was telling a room full of players he would work to earn their trust. Despite already being offensive coordinator, despite being a hotshot young coach, despite now being the leading man at a college football blue-blood, Riley carried no pretention. “I’m sure most coaches come in expecting to have that trust already, expecting to be all high on the horse, but he didn’t,” center Erick Wren said. “He has earned it, and he’s done what he said.” The second thing Riley did was set a striking...

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At least 12 die in Costa Rica plane crash

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

San Jose: A plane crashed in Costa Rica on Sunday, killing at least 12 people, most of them foreign tourists, the country's security ministry said. The crash, whose cause is not yet known, took place in the mountainous area of Punta...

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Trump offers condolences to Denver shooting victims

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

, Jan 1 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has offered his condolences to the victims of Denver shooting, in which a police officer was killed. The president on...

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10 foreigners, 2 locals killed in Costa Rica plane crash

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

The Costa Rican government says a plane carrying 10 foreigners and two local crewmembers has crashed in a wooded area, killing all aboard ......

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WATCH: Moscow, Russia Celebrates the Start of 2018

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

Cities around the world celebrate the New Year. ......

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10 killed in fiery crash along Mexico's Pacific coast

31 December 2017 23:46:00 WN.com - World News

Five people visiting from the United States were among 10 people killed ......

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