LONDON: West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere is facing a spell on the sidelines after undergoing ankle surgery, the Premier League club have announced. Wilshere, 26, had an operation on Monday (Sep 17) after missing Sunday’s 3-1 Premier League win at Everton because of his injury. Advertisement Reports said the former Arsenal player and England international
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SINGAPORE: An abandoned pangolin rescued by the Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) almost two years ago was released back into the wild on Tuesday (Sep 18), becoming Singapore’s first ever case of a baby pangolin being hand-reared and rehabilitated for release.  Named after the Pokemon character Sandshrew, the pangolin was found weak, hungry and alone in
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan left for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the foreign office said, amid speculation he may be seeking economic assistance from a staunch ally instead of another IMF bailout. Khan, on his first international visit since taking office last month, was accompanied by Finance Minister Asad Umar and Foreign Minister Shah
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Health South Africa’s highest court on Tuesday allowed the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court’s ruling that found the criminalization of cannabis was unconstitutional. A man smokes marijuana, known locally as dagga, during a march calling for the legalisation of cannabis in Cape Town, South Africa, May 6, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings 18 Sep
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SHANGHAI: U.S. technology giants, facing tighter content rules in China and the threat of a trade war, are targeting an easier way into the world’s second largest economy: artificial intelligence. Google , Microsoft Inc and Amazon Inc showcased their AI wares at a state-backed forum held in Shanghai this week against the backdrop of Beijing’s
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World The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR declined to criticise U.S. President Donald Trump’s cut in refugee resettlement places on Tuesday, saying it was up to the United States to decide on its policy. U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for an event honoring those working for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs Border Protection at the
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Health President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday promised extra money and more doctors in rural areas to ease pressure on France’s hospitals, which are creaking under the weight of budget constraints and closures of clinics outside towns and cities. French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech on the transformation of the French healthcare system at the
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LONDON: Britain should not give preferential treatment to citizens from the European Union in its post-Brexit immigration system, a report commissioned by the British government said on Tuesday (Sep 18).  Concerns about immigration were a key driver behind the 2016 Brexit vote. Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to end unrestricted freedom of movement when
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