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Kashmiri soccer players anxious over communications crackdown, lose touch with families
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Kashmiri soccer players anxious over communications crackdown, lose touch with families

admin- August 9, 2019

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - For the Real Kashmir Football Club, known as the Snow Leopards, this has been a tough week, which is saying something ... Read More

Judo helps Japan get to grips with China's expansion in Pacific
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Judo helps Japan get to grips with China's expansion in Pacific

admin- August 8, 2019

APIA, Samoa (Reuters) - In a large church hall near the Samoan parliament, 175-kg (386-lb) judo practitioner Derek Sua is being thrown to the mat ... Read More

China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever
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China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever

admin- August 7, 2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Slovakia to prevent the spread of African swine fever from ... Read More

Heat headache for 2020 planners as Tokyo swelters a year before Games
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Heat headache for 2020 planners as Tokyo swelters a year before Games

admin- August 6, 2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Soaring temperatures in Japan have killed at least 57 people since late July, authorities said on Tuesday, highlighting the health threat to ... Read More

Iran says seized oil tanker in Gulf was an Iraqi vessel: IRNA
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Iran says seized oil tanker in Gulf was an Iraqi vessel: IRNA

admin- August 4, 2019

Iran said on Sunday that an oil tanker sized by its elite forces in the Gulf for smuggling fuel was an Iraqi ship, the official ... Read More

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan
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Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan

admin- August 4, 2019

Turkey will carry out a military operation in a Kurdish-controlled area east of the Euphrates in northern Syria, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, ... Read More

Mexican official decries 'xenophobic barbarism' after El Paso shooting
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Mexican official decries 'xenophobic barbarism' after El Paso shooting

admin- August 4, 2019

A top Mexican official on Sunday condemned a shooting in El Paso, Texas that killed 20 people, including three Mexicans, calling for an end to ... Read More