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Monday, December 16, 2019



‘It’s our pride’: Assam protesters cherish new ‘flag’

Traditionally worn by fishermen and peasants, the gamosa has evolved into symbol of unity.

Turkey threatens closure of US military bases over sanctions

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan raised the possibility on pro-govt TV channel A Haber.

Amnesty revises Iran protests death toll to 304

The rights group had earlier estimated 208 killings, including 2 youths aged 15 and 17.

US to remove 4,000 troops from Afghanistan

Sources say some soldiers will be redeploying early, while others will not be replaced after missions.

US negotiator hails ‘remarkable’ China trade deal

The phase 1 agreement includes elements of intellectual property protections, technology, currency and financial services.

Felix Rohatyn, ex-US envoy, dies at 91

Wall Street icon was credited with saving New York from insolvency in the 1970s.

DR Congo rebels kill 22 in latest massacre

Latest incident comes a day after 6 civilians died in an attack in the regional capital Beni.

Spanish game suspended after ‘Nazi’ chants

Authorities stop match between Rayo Vallecano and Albacete after fans target Ukraine forward.

Angka korban gunung berapi NZ meningkat 18 orang

Jumlah itu termasuk 2 lagi mangsa yang masih belum ditemukan di White Island.

Arnold winner deprives Moenchengladbach of top spot

Visitors fall back to 2nd after 10 weeks at the summit and are now 2 points behind Leipzig.

City maul Arsenal, Spurs win late at Wolves

Victory sees Pep Guardiola's men close gap on Liverpool back to 14 points.

Ronaldo brace takes Juventus back top of Serie A

Maurizio Sarri's side bounce back from 1st defeat of the season to beat Udinese 3-1.

Rooney confident he could still thrive in Premier League

Veteran striker will resume his career in England with Derby as player-coach.

US secretly expels 2 Chinese diplomats on suspicion of espionage

They had reportedly driven into a sensitive military base in Virginia.

Child killed in southern Philippine quake

Rescue operations are ongoing, with the number of injured reaching 62.

Calm broken as clashes break out in Hong Kong malls

Skirmishes, the first in 3 weeks, end a short lull in the ongoing violence.

Emotional Woods hails Presidents win as ‘an honour’

Woods today became the 2nd playing-captain to lift trophy after Hale Irwin in 1994.

US military probes ‘white supremacist’ hand signs at army-navy game

Symbols were flashed by cadets and midshipman during a televised football match.

UK’s Corbyn sorry for election defeat

The veteran socialist also says he will step down sometime early next year.

Tokyo unveils heat-busting stadium, 7 months before Olympics

It will see its first action this month when Usain Bolt takes the track for a special exhibition relay.

50 bodies unearthed from Mexican mass grave

Process of identifying the victims and their cause of death is still ongoing.

Momota caps stellar year with 11th badminton title

Japanese world No 1 was facing defeat against Indonesia's Ginting but surged back to clinch victory.

Guardiola claims Man City a victim of their own success

Catalan coach admits there has been complacency after last season's domestic wins.

Indian cops shoot 3 dead in protests against ‘anti-Muslim’ law

A total of 5 have died as tension remains high at epicentre of unrest in Guwahati.