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Bodies Of 21 Women, One Man Found On Migrant Boat In Mediterranean, Says MSF

A woman holds a child after disembarking from the Italian Navy ship Borsini in the Sicilian harbour of Palermo, southern Italy July 20, 2016. — Reuters picROME: The bodies of 21 women and one man were found on a rubber dinghy adrift near the Libyan coast yesterday, just hours after they had set sail for Italy, humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said.

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Saudi Revives 15-Year-Old Anti-Pokemon Fatwa

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s top clerical body has revived a 2001 religious edict prohibiting Pokemon in response to public calls for guidance on the newly launched smartphone version of the game.

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Argentina Seeks Iranian Ex-Minister’s Extradition

BUENOS AIRES: Argentina asked Singapore and Malaysia Wednesday to extradite a former Iranian foreign minister, whom it accuses of involvement in a 1994 bombing that killed 85 people at Jewish community center.

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Estonia To Take EU Presidency From Britain

European Union flags are lowered at half-mast in honour of the victims of the Bastille Day truck attack outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels July 15, 2016. — AFP picBRUSSELS: Estonia is set to take over the rotating EU presidency from Britain in late 2017 after London pulled out to focus on negotiations to leave the bloc, officials said yesterday.

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Pokémon Go ‘Haram’

JEDDAH: An old fatwa banning the Pokemon Go game has been renewed.

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Britain Must Be Clear On What EU Ties It Wants Before Brexit Talks: Merkel

Pic: ReutersGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Britain should be clear about what kind of relationship it wants to have with the European Union before starting talks on quitting the bloc.

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British Drivers Take Uber To Court Over Employee Rights

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Two Uber drivers in Britain launched a lawsuit against the ride-sharing cab service on Wednesday for not offering them basic workers' rights, in the country's first such case against the California-based firm.

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Argentina Asked Singapore, Malaysia To Extradite A Former Iranian Foreign Minister

Argentina asked Singapore and Malaysia Wednesday to extradite a former Iranian foreign minister, whom it accuses of involvement in a 1994 bombing that killed 85 people at Jewish community center.

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Bill Cosby Lodges Another Appeal In Sexual Assault Case

Pic: vulture.comNEW YORK: Disgraced American television legend Bill Cosby is seeking to appeal his sexual assault case yet again to avoid standing trial.

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China's Media Criticises Anti-US Protests At KFC Outlets As Jingoistic

Chinese state media has criticised anti-US protests outside KFC outlets across China as jingoistic, saying they do "a disservice to the nation".

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