World Brazilian presidential candidate Ciro Gomes, who sits in third place in polls, underwent routine medical exams at a Sao Paulo hospital on Tuesday, his campaign said. Presidential candidate Ciro Gomes attends a campaign rally in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes 2 related media assets (image or videos) available. Click to
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INDIA: It was once known as the city of a thousand lakes. But it is now the city of burning lakes. Bengaluru, or Bangalore – India’s Silicon Valley, home to some of the world’s biggest software companies – is where the lakes can catch fire because of untreated sewage and industrial effluents. Advertisement Nearly 90
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UNITED NATIONS: French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday (Sep 25) urged world leaders to reject “the law of the most powerful,” offering a rebuke to Donald Trump’s go-it-alone approach to global challenges. Macron did not refer to the US president by name but his address to the UN General Assembly outlined positions that were polar opposites
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MANCHESTER, England: Derby County manager Frank Lampard picked up the biggest scalp so far in his young managerial career on Tuesday when his second tier Championship team knocked Manchester United, coached by his former boss Jose Mourinho, out of the League Cup. Derby won 8-7 on penalties after the game had ended 2-2 after 90
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World Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila pledged at the United Nations on Tuesday that “peaceful, credible” elections would be held in his country as planned at the end of the year. Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly
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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump dismissed the latest accuser of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as “drunk” and “messed up” on Tuesday (Sep 25), as Republicans prepared for a potentially explosive hearing over his suitability. Despite the swirling controversy over the nomination, the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled a preliminary vote for Friday at 9.30am (9.30pm). If approved
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SINGAPORE: Of all the acronyms I’ve heard thrown around in the first weeks of university life, “FOMO” probably tops the charts. “FOMO”, or “fear of missing out” encapsulates a fear of missing out on exciting or important events which you know many of your peers are going for. It shows up over and over again
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MANCHESTER: Egypt is the latest country to build a new capital city from scratch, with ambitions to move parliament away from Cairo as early as 2019. With nearly 24 million people living in Greater Metropolitan Cairo, the current Egyptian capital suffers from severe congestion and overcrowding – problems which the government claims the new capital
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