Month: November 2019

WINDHOEK (Reuters) – Namibia’s incumbent President Hage Geingob has won the 2019 presidential election with 56.3% of the vote, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) said on Saturday, surviving the country’s biggest corruption scandal, an economic recession and a fractured ruling party. FILE PHOTO: File photo: Namibia’s incumbent President Hage Geingob has won the 2019
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LONDON (Reuters) – The 28-year-old British man who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge before police shot him dead had been released from prison after a previous conviction for terrorism offences, prompting political recriminations ahead of an election. Wearing a fake suicide vest and wielding knives, Usman Khan went on the
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FILE PHOTO: A man passes a Google signage outside their office in Singapore May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators are investigating Google’s collection of data, the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday, suggesting the world’s most popular internet search engine remains in its sights despite record fines in recent
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Three police personnel were suspended on Saturday for delaying the registration of an FIR in the Telangana case in which a Hyderabad-based veterinary surgeon was raped and murdered on Wednesday night by three men. The police officers were suspended after a detailed enquiry was conducted on the “dereliction of duty on delaying the registration of
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Malaysia’s Student Development Sector director, Department of Higher Education Zaid Omar said said student empowerment was also in line with the government’s intention to abolish laws related to higher education. — Picture by Choo Choy May MANCHESTER, Nov 30 — At least five more public universities will establish student unions next year as a step
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A flagstore shop of electric carmaker Tesla is pictured in Berlin, Germany, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Tesla’s (TSLA.O) announcement earlier this month that it will build its first European factory near Berlin will draw further companies from the electric mobility and energy storage sectors into Germany, a state premier told newspaper
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BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Notorious for leaks and chastened by previous security lapses, the White House went to unusual lengths to keep President Donald Trump’s Thanksgiving trip to Afghanistan under wraps, devising a cover story for his movements that included posting scripted tweets while he was in the air, administration officials said. President Donald
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FILE PHOTO: Olympic rings are displayed in front of the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, during a media opportunity in Tokyo, Japan July 3, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo’s National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of next year’s Olympic Games, was
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed on Friday that Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio financed fires being set in the Amazon rainforest, without presenting any evidence, the right-wing leader’s latest broadside in casting blame over forest fires that have generated international concern. FILE PHOTO: Leonardo DiCaprio attends the premiere of “Once Upon a
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday it would be “best” if U.S. President Donald Trump does not get involved in Britain’s election when he visits London for a NATO summit next week. Trump waded into the election in October by saying opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn would be “so bad”
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