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 2019-11-16 17:19 

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Petrol price protests turn political in Iran as rallies spread...

DUBAI (REUTERS) - Riot police and security forces clashed with demonstrators in Teheran and dozens of cities across Iran on Saturday (Nov 16), Iranian news agencies and social media said, as protests against a rise in gasoline prices turned political.. Re...

 2019-11-16 16:57 

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UN rights chief warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of control'...

GENEVA (AFP) - The UN rights chief voiced alarm on Saturday (Nov 16) at the deadly crisis in Bolivia, warning that excessive force by police was...

 2019-11-16 16:50 

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Hamilton fastest in final Brazilian GP practice...

Lewis Hamilton set up what promised to be a tight Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying session after edging Red Bull's Max Verstappen in final practice ......

 2019-11-16 16:50 

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Football: Mancini's Italy visit 'wounded' Venice...

Roberto Mancini's Italian national football team travelled to flood-hit Venice on Saturday, the morning after extending their winning streak in ......

 2019-11-16 16:44 

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'Protest supporter' Lee reaches Hong Kong badminton final...

Lee Cheuk-yiu gave his protest-wracked home city something to cheer on Saturday as he upset India's Kidambi Srikanth to reach the Hong Kong Open ......

 2019-11-16 16:42 

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Huge Czech protest marking Velvet Revolution demands PM quit...

PRAGUE (AFP) - More than 200,000 Czechs flooded central Prague on Saturday (Nov 16) to mark 30 years since the Velvet Revolution toppled communism in then-Czechoslovakia, with protesters demanding that billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis quit over all...

 2019-11-16 16:37 

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Formula One: Hamilton fastest in final practice for Brazilian Grand Prix...

SAO PAULO (DPA) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets for Mercedes in final practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 16:35 

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Football: Hot property Sancho urged to sign for United...

Borussia Dotmund's Jadon Sancho was pictured joking with a supporter who implored him to sign for Manchester United as the winger prepared for ......

 2019-11-16 16:27 

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Tennis: Tsitsipas shocks Federer to reach final of ATP Finals...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Stefanos Tsitsipas stunned favourite Roger Federer to reach the final on his debut at the ATP Finals on Saturday (Nov 16), beating the six-time champion 6-3 6-4 at the O2 Arena.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 16:06 

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Choreographed clean-up by China's PLA soldiers divides Hong Kong opinion...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Jogging in ranks, energetically clearing bricks, barriers and debris in a choreographed action as swift as it was disciplined, opinions were divided over the sudden appearance of Chinese soldiers on Hong Kong's streets on Saturday (N...

 2019-11-16 16:03 

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Car bomb kills 19 in northern Syria: Monitor...

BEIRUT (AFP) - A car bomb killed 19 people, 13 of them civilians, in the Turkish-controlled town of Al-Bab in northern Syria on Saturday (Nov 16), a war monitor said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 16:01 

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Climate activists block Geneva airport's private-jet terminal...

Climate-change activists blocked Geneva airport's private jet terminal on Saturday in protest against what they said is an absurd form of transport....

 2019-11-16 15:53 

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Police defend anti-molestation posters after Aware criticism...

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Police Forc e has come out to defend a series of crime prevention posters warning against outrage of modesty after the posters were called out for being insensitive to molest victims.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 15:46 

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Taking leaf from Liverpool, Masters footballers unstoppable at Battle of Reds in S'pore...

SINGAPORE - It just seems nigh on impossible to stop Liverpool's momentum, not just in the English Premier League, but also its veterans, as the Liverpool Reds emerged victorious at the Battle of the Reds held at the National Stadium on Saturday (Nov ...

 2019-11-16 15:40 

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AWARE misunderstood purpose of outrage of modesty crime prevention posters: Police...

SINGAPORE: Police on Saturday (Nov 16) issued a statement in response to comments by AWARE about its crime prevention posters, saying the women's ......

 2019-11-16 15:39 

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White House budget official to testify in impeachment probe on Saturday...

White House budget official Mark Sandy is expected to give testimony in a closed session of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry ......

 2019-11-16 15:25 

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Badminton: 'Protest supporter' Lee reaches Hong Kong final...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Lee Cheuk-yiu gave his protest-wracked home city something to cheer on Saturday (Nov 16) as he upset India's Kidambi Srikanth to reach the Hong Kong Open badminton final.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 15:15 

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White House budget official to testify in Trump impeachment probe...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - White House budget official Mark Sandy walked into a closed session of the US House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Saturday (Nov 16), where he is expected to testify about the holdup of military ...

 2019-11-16 15:05 

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German woman expelled from Turkey, suspected of ISIS ties is placed in custody...

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (AFP) - A woman with German nationality suspected of ties to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group was formally placed in custody on Saturday (Nov 16), a day after she landed in Frankfurt from Turkey.. Read more at straitstime...

 2019-11-16 14:56 

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Climate activists block Geneva airport's private-jet terminal...

GENEVA (REUTERS) - Climate-change activists blocked Geneva airport's private jet terminal on Saturday (Nov 16) in protest against what they said is an absurd form of transport.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 14:55 

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Cardiff appoint Harris as new manager...

Championship club Cardiff City appointed Neil Harris as manager in succession to Neil Warnock on Saturday as the second-tier side look to ......

 2019-11-16 14:55 

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Football: Cardiff appoint Harris as new manager...

Championship club Cardiff City appointed Neil Harris as manager in succession to Neil Warnock on Saturday as the second-tier side look to ......

 2019-11-16 14:41 

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Amid pollution woes, oxygen bar sells Delhi residents clean air...

NEW DELHI (DPA) - At a time when air pollution in Delhi has been hitting dangerous levels, an oxygen bar in the Indian capital is offering customers a burst of fragrant, purified oxygen, for a price.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 14:34 

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Football: Inter coach Conte under police protection after bullet sent in post, reports say...

MILAN (AFP) - Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is receiving police protection after a threatening letter containing a bullet was sent to him through the post, Italian media reported on Saturday (Nov 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 14:28 

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Motor racing: Hamilton keen to gain early advantage ahead of next season...

SAO PAULO (AFP) - Lewis Hamilton believes his Mercedes team have an advantage over their rivals ahead of next year's world championship after wrapping up their unprecedented sixth consecutive title double with two races to go this year.. Read more at ...

 2019-11-16 14:19 

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Golf: Lombard recovers to keep nose in front at Nedbank Challenge...

SUN CITY (AFP) - South Africa's Zander Lombard recovered from a poor start to shoot a level-par 72 and retain the lead after the third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club on Saturday (Nov 16).. Read more at straitstimes...

 2019-11-16 14:17 

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President Halimah Yacob officially opens this year's Orchard Road's Christmas light-up...

The festivities will run all the way till Jan 1 with Santas, food trucks, rides and three Christmas villages....

 2019-11-16 14:14 

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Football: Liverpool star Gomez's difficult week ends on low note...

LONDON (AFP) - Liverpool full-back Joe Gomez's roller-coaster week, from the high of beating Manchester City last Sunday to being booed at Wembley on Thursday, ended with him missing England's final Euro 2020 qualifier in Kosovo on Sunday (Nov 17)...

 2019-11-16 14:10 

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Denmark out to win on familiar Irish turf...

Familiarity has breed a healthy respect but Denmark are still setting out to win when they take on the Republic of Ireland in Dublin in a decisive ......

 2019-11-16 14:05 

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Venezuela opposition rallies to revive stalled effort to oust Maduro...

The Venezuelan opposition will hold nationwide protests on Saturday in the hope of reviving a stalled movement to oust President Nicolas Maduro, ......

 2019-11-16 14:00 

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Lombard finds back nine form to lead Nedbank Golf Challenge...

Overnight leader Zander Lombard recovered from a horror start to card a par score of 72 and hold a one-shot lead after the third round of the ......

 2019-11-16 13:50 

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Football: Former Liverpool, Leeds defender Matteo has brain surgery...

LIVERPOOL (REUTERS) - Former Liverpool defender Dominic Matteo has undergone brain surgery after the 45-year-old became seriously ill earlier this week, the Premier League club said on Saturday (Nov 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 13:41 

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SAF to carry out on-site disposal of WWII bomb along Jiak Kim Street...

SINGAPORE: An on-site controlled disposal of a World War II bomb found in a construction site along Jiak Kim Street will be carried out next week, ......

 2019-11-16 13:35 

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Protest graffiti fills Beirut's posh downtown...

A majestic phoenix spreads its wings as Hayat Nazer adds a splash of colour to a Beirut wall. As Lebanon's uprising enters its second month, ......

 2019-11-16 13:27 

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'Welcome Bro' Kosovo tells Sterling...

Kosovo may have missed an opportunity to qualify for Euro 2020 but the country hopes to win hearts by offering a warm welcome to England and their ......

 2019-11-16 13:17 

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50kg war relic to be disposed of at construction site near Singapore River on Monday...

SINGAPORE - A 50kg WWII aerial bomb war relic has been discovered at a construction site during excavation works, the police said on Saturday (Nov 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 13:10 

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Football: Inter coach Conte under police protection after bullet sent in post - Reports...

MILAN: Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is receiving police protection after a threatening letter containing a bullet was sent to him through the ......

 2019-11-16 13:05 

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England got selection 'badly wrong' in Rugby World Cup final - Jones...

England coach Eddie Jones said he should have played Joe Marler ahead of Mako Vunipola at loosehead prop in the Rugby World Cup final which they ......

 2019-11-16 13:05 

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Rugby: England got selection 'badly wrong' in Rugby World Cup final, says Jones...

England coach Eddie Jones said he should have played Joe Marler ahead of Mako Vunipola at loosehead prop in the Rugby World Cup final which they ......

 2019-11-16 12:57 

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Barisan Nasional's Wee Jeck Seng clinches landslide victory in Tanjung Piai by-election: Unofficial results...

TANJUNG PIAI, Johor: Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Dr Wee Jeck Seng has clinched a landslide victory over his rivals in the Tanjung Piai ......

 2019-11-16 12:50 

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Buddhist temple denies abbot's alleged sex acts with male prostitutes...

SINGAPORE - A century-old Buddhist temple on Friday (Nov 15) denied allegations that its top monk had been having sex acts with multiple men on its premises.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 12:25 

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Boeing says timing of 737 MAX return in hands of regulators...

Boeing moved on Saturday to ease tensions with regulators over the return to service of its 737 MAX, saying it was up to the U.S. Federal Aviation ......

 2019-11-16 12:11 

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Paris police fire tear gas on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary...

Paris police fired tear gas in northwestern and southern Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of ......

 2019-11-16 12:11 

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Malaysia's BN trounces ruling coalition PH in Tanjung Piai by-election: Unofficial results...

TANJUNG PIAI - Malaysia's opposition Barisan Nasional (BN) has defeated the ruling coalition Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the Tanjung Piai by-election in Johor, according to unofficial results cited by local media.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 11:45 

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Former Liverpool, Leeds defender Matteo has brain surgery...

Former Liverpool defender Dominic Matteo has undergone brain surgery after the 45-year-old became seriously ill earlier this week, the Premier ......

 2019-11-16 11:45 

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Football: Former Liverpool, Leeds defender Matteo has brain surgery...

Former Liverpool defender Dominic Matteo has undergone brain surgery after the 45-year-old became seriously ill earlier this week, the Premier ......

 2019-11-16 11:30 

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Liverpool pair Henderson, Gomez out of England's trip to Kosovo...

England midfielder Jordan Henderson and defender Joe Gomez will miss Sunday's Euro 2020 qualifier at Kosovo due to illness and injury, the ......

 2019-11-16 11:07 

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Japanese actress Erika Sawajiri arrested for suspected drug possession...

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Japanese actress Erika Sawajiri, famous for her role in 2005 drama 1 Litre Of Tears, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs, NHK reported on Saturday (Nov 16) citing unnamed sources.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-16 11:04 

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UK police probing election fraud allegations...

LONDON (AFP) - British police said Saturday (Nov 16) specialist officers are assessing allegations of electoral fraud ahead of next month's vote, following accusations the ruling Conservatives tried to bribe Brexit Party candidates to stand down.. Rea...

 2019-11-16 11:02 

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Cricket: Learning the pro way in India inspires Singapore youth player Jeevan...

SINGAPORE - Over three weeks in October, national youth player Jeevan Santhanam lived and breathed cricket during a stint at India's National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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