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Djokovic Says Images Of Father With Russian Flag “Misinterpreted”

Djokovic Says Images Of Father With Russian Flag

Novak Djokovic said that no harm was meant by his father. (File) Melbourne, Australia: Novak Djokovic hit out Friday at what he said was a “misinterpretation” of images showing his father posing at the Australian Open with a Russian flag that had Vladimir Putin’s face on it. The Serbian tennis …

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South Africa’s Power Cuts Not Sparing The Dead

South Africa

Scheduled blackouts, known as load shedding, have burdened South Africa. (Representational) Johannesburg, South Africa: The power crisis that has struck South Africa can leave citizens and businesses deprived of electricity for hours at a time — but few victims are more vulnerable than undertakers. Mortuary directors are urging the bereaved …

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Turkey’s Opposition To Sweden, Finland’s NATO Bids Explained

Turkey

Sweden and Finland need Turkey’s approval to join NATO. (Representational) Stockholm, Sweden: Swedish and Finnish hopes of quickly joining NATO have run into an obstacle in the form of objections by Turkey, which holds veto powers over accession to the military alliance. The three nations reached an agreement on how …

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Pakistan PM Hopeful Of Early Settlement With IMF To Unlock Foreign Loans

Pak Court Acquits PM Shehbaz Sharif, Son Hamza In Money Laundering Case

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif said he expected to sign an agreement with IMF this month. (File) Islamabad, Pakistan: Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday expressed hope for an early agreement with the IMF to unlock the much-needed foreign loans, a day after the global lender announced its plan to …

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Indian-Origin Professor To Lead “Best And Brightest” Scientists In US’s Texas

Indian-Origin Professor To Lead

Dr Ganesh Thakur, currently vice president of TAMEST, will be named the president in 2025 Houston: Ganesh Thakur, an Indian-origin professor in the US, has been appointed as the vice president of the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology (TAMEST), an organisation that brings the state’s top scientists …

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Ghislaine Maxwell, Jailed For Sex Trafficking, Says Photo Of Prince Andrew With His Accuser Is “Fake”

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jailed For Sex Trafficking, Says Photo Of Prince Andrew With His Accuser Is

The photo has been used as a crucial claim against Prince Andrew. (AFP File) Ghislaine Maxwell, the socialite jailed for helping disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse girl, has said that a photograph of Prince Andrew with his sexual abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre is “fake”, according to The Guardian. Maxwell …

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China May See Over 1 Million Covid Deaths Through 2023, Predicts New Model

China May See Over 1 Million Covid Deaths Through 2023, Predicts New Model

China’s zero-COVID policy may have been effective at keeping earlier variants of the virus at bay (File) Chicago: China’s abrupt lifting of stringent COVID-19 restrictions could result in an explosion of cases and over a million deaths through 2023, according to new projections from the US-based Institute of Health Metrics …

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US Capitol Riot Panel To Vote On Pursuing Trump Criminal Charges: Report

Fitting For Babies Donald Trumps New Campaign Slogan Ridiculed Online

Donald Trump was subpoenaed by the House committee but declined to testify. Washington: Lawmakers investigating last year’s attack on the US Capitol will vote Monday on whether to recommend criminal charges against former president Donald Trump on at least three counts — including insurrection, Politico reported on Friday. The political …

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Elon Musk’s Team Seeks New Investors For Twitter: Report

The Week Elon Musk Slipped To 2nd Richest, He Sold $3.6 Billion Shares In Tesla

Elon Musk’s money manager reached out to potential investors this week, the report said. San Francisco: The managing director of Elon Musk’s family office is seeking new equity investors for Twitter, news platform Semafor reported on Friday, citing two people familiar with the fundraising effort. Musk’s money manager, Jared Birchall, …

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UN, EU Slam Elon Musk For Suspending Journalists From Twitter

Elon Musk

EU said that News about arbitrary suspension of journalists on Twitter is worrying. San Francisco: Twitter owner Elon Musk drew anger and stern warnings from the UN and EU on Friday after suspending the accounts of half a dozen prominent journalists — accusing them of endangering his family. Journalists from …

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