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Rights groups say that the verdict is part of a years-long crackdown on dissent that has seen all political opposition groups disbanded and activists jailed or forced into exile. " His lawyers state he was denied basic fair trial guarantees ", the group said in a statement. "The sentencing of Rajab demonstrates a serious step backwards, and undermines my confidence in the Bahraini government's commitment to reform", said the top American Senator.
  • Kohli, Anushka backseat selfie gets 1 Million likes in 12 hours only

    Kohli, Anushka backseat selfie gets 1 Million likes in 12 hours only

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    The image quickly attracted over 1 million "likes" on the social media platform. Kohli, who has often expressed his love for the popular Bollywood actress, once again took to social media to post an adorable photograph with Anushka. Virat Kohli (C), Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhimann Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhinav ...
  • I will release pictures of ailing Buhari | Fayose threatens

    I will release pictures of ailing Buhari | Fayose threatens

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    In his absence, President Buhari has given Vice-President Osinbajo full powers to act, in contrast to the situation in 2009, when the long illness of then President Umaru Yar'Adua led to a power vacuum. And I'm telling you again that I don't need to prove anything to Nigerians because they are saying the president is well, hale and hearty. The governor said what Nigerians desired was a live video of the President addressing them, "not a visit in which no pictorial evidence (photo or video) ...
  • UK to grant Ethiopia £90m to support family planning efforts

    UK to grant Ethiopia £90m to support family planning efforts

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    The director stated that this year's World Population Day with the theme: "Family Planning, Birth Spacing: Empowering People, Developing Nations" is targeted at using family planning to ensure quality population in the country. This year's commemoration coincided with Family Planning Summit , the second meeting of FP2020-Family Planning 2020-initiative, which aims to expand access to voluntary family planning to 120 million additional women by 2020.
  • Bryce Harper Wants To See Top Vote-Getters Pick All-Star Teams

    Bryce Harper Wants To See Top Vote-Getters Pick All-Star Teams

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    Tonight, Judge will start in the American League outfield with Houston's George Springer and Boston's Mookie Betts , who replaces injured Angels OF Mike Trout . While Harper's cleats recognized Fernandez , Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna said he is dedicating the game to the fallen ace. Football and hockey are highly physical games, though, that just don't translate to the casual all-star atmosphere.
  • Sanders won't say whether Trump believed Putin's denial

    Sanders won't say whether Trump believed Putin's denial

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    Eric Swalwell said it was like "giving the alarm code to the guys who just burglarized your home". I think he took it into consideration and agreed with it. But he is still avoiding the question of whether he accepts Putin's denial that Russian Federation was responsible for meddling in the 2016 election.
  • The maltese Parliament adopts marriage for same-sex couples

    The maltese Parliament adopts marriage for same-sex couples

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    On Tuesday evening, opponents of the measure held a silent vigil outside parliament, but Wednesday's vote was hailed by many commenters on social media. Divorce was illegal in the island nation until 2011. Since then, the country has introduced civil unions and past year became the first European state to ban "gay cure" therapy.
  • 200 villagers attack Noida apartment after maid held captive

    200 villagers attack Noida apartment after maid held captive

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    Superintendent of Police A.K. Singh said: "We've received a complaint from the husband, but the residents of the apartment have not registered any complaint yet". However, a resident said that the protesters were enraged after a maid was handed over to the police after she was caught stealing from one of the apartments.
  • Dallas Marine Among 16 Killed in Mississippi Plane Crash

    Dallas Marine Among 16 Killed in Mississippi Plane Crash

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    That debris prompted MS governor Phil Bryant to speak up, warning people to not take items from the crash site , or else risk prosecution. "They are looking at the debris and will be collecting information off of that to figure out what happened", Aranda said.
  • Rory McIlroy treads familiar path towards new Scottish Open success

    Rory McIlroy treads familiar path towards new Scottish Open success

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    Bjorn, 46, won the Scottish Open at Loch Lomond back in 1996 and finished in a tie for second in The Open in both 2000 and 2003, but he is another player who will require a dramatic improvement in form to be in contention this week. "I played well last week [in Ireland], so I have a chance to nick one of them this week", he said. I feel I've got ground to make up this year because of not playing as much as I would have wanted, and when I have played, not getting the results that I've ...
  • N Korea warns of nuclear 'tipping point' over U.S. bomber drill

    N Korea warns of nuclear 'tipping point' over U.S. bomber drill

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    The United States is still technically at war with the DPRK, after an armistice agreement rather than a peace treaty ended conflict in 1953. In April, he violated a campaign promised by opting against the move, saying explicitly his reversal was meant to encourage China's cooperation on North Korea .
  • Heat advisory issued for NYC through Thursday

    Heat advisory issued for NYC through Thursday

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    A heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m.to 7 p.m. for much of central and eastern North Carolina. In addition to the predicted hot afternoons, the next two nights are expected to be unusually warm with lows only in the upper 70s to near 80 in urban areas, near the highest minimum temperatures on record.