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India to mark Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary in Netherlands with Gandhi March

THE HAGUE: A number of public awareness events, including a Gandhi March for non-violence, will be held next week in the Netherlands to mark the…

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Russian seamen kidnapped off Cameroon freed

MOSCOW: Moscow on Sunday said three Russian seamen abducted in an act of piracy off the coast of Cameroon in August have been freed and…

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Albania inspects quake damages, sees over 100 aftershocks

POGRADEC, ALBANIA: Many residents in Albania’s capital of Tirana and the port city of Durres have not gone back to their homes after a 5.8…

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Swiss hold high-altitude wake for lost glacier

MELS (SWITZERLAND): Dozens of people dressed in black went on a “funeral march” up a steep Swiss mountainside on Sunday to mark the disappearance of…

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Paris climate march organisers calls for protest end after clashes

PARIS: Organisers of a climate march in Paris on Saturday urged protesters to call it quits after violent clashes between police and radical activists who…

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Thousands of Paris police deployed over ‘yellow vest’ clash fears

PARIS: More than 7,000 police officers are to be deployed for rallies in Paris on Saturday over fears that yellow vest protesters and their radical,…

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Was Magellan first to circle globe? Spain doesn’t think so

On September 20, 1519, the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan set out on what was to become the first circumnavigation of the world. The expedition helped…

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Notre Dame Cathedral: ‘lot of work’ before rebuild can begin

PARIS: Notre Dame Cathedral has far to go to recover from a destructive fire but a hardy copper rooster that once topped the spire is…

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France: EU’s Tusk, PM Johnson to hold Brexit talks Monday in New York

BRUSSELS: EU Council President Donald Tusk and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold Brexit talks on Monday on the sidelines of the UN General…

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German coalition reaches deal on new climate package: Source

BERLIN: Germany’s governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package, including a domestic carbon price and the possibility of more stringent measures in…

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