Monday , October 23 2017

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‘Chevalier’ wins best film at LFF – ‘Invitation’ tops Sitges

LOS ANGELES, Oct 18: (RTRS): Greek director Athina Rachel Tsangari’s comedy “Chevalier” won best film at the 59th BFI London Film Festival at the award ceremony at Banqueting House in London Saturday, while Robert Eggers’ “The Witch” took the first feature prize, known as the Sutherland Award. In her film, …

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Celta joint top, Griezmann lifts Atletico

MADRID, Oct 18, (RTRS): Celta Vigo joined Real Madrid and Barcelona at the top of La Liga when Nolito’s late strike snatched a 2-1 victory at 10-man Villarreal, while Atletico Madrid stayed firmly in the hunt thanks to a 2-0 success at Real Sociedad on Sunday. Surprise package Celta, who …

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Kuwaiti clubs kicked out of AFC Cup semifinals

SINGAPORE, Oct 17, (Agencies): Malaysian champions Johor Darul Ta’zim will take on Tajikistan outfit Istiklol in the final of the AFC Cup after their semifinal opponents were kicked out of the competition following Kuwait’s FIFA ban. Defending champions Al- Qadsia, who beat JDT 3-1 in the first leg last month, …

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‘Beware of bad weather’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: The Interior Ministry and Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) have warned all citizens and residents, particularly car drivers, to stay vigilant and cautions at all-time due to current bad weather condition and low visibility in some of areas in the country. Car drivers must be highly …

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‘MoI deports 20,000 labor law violators from Jan to Oct 2015’ – 85 illegals held in crackdown on Jleeb markets

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: Security sources disclosed that departments and agencies in the Ministry of Interior have deported about 20,000 expatriates from different nationalities for violating labor law since the beginning of 2015 until the current month. The sources added about 7,000 expatriates are currently in custody at various police …

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PEGIDA radicalised by refugee influx – ‘Foreigners overrunning Germany’

BERLIN, Oct 17, (AFP): They gather in the dark, wave German flags and vent their fury at foreigners they fear are overrunning their homeland — next week Germany’s anti- Islamic PEGIDA movement turns one year old. Radicalised by Germany’s record influx of refugees and migrants, the long-dormant protest movement has …

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New Delhi reels after rapes of girls aged 2, 5 – When will Delhi wake up?

NEW DELHI, Oct 17, (AFP): A toddler and a five-year-old girl were raped in separate attacks in New Delhi overnight with at least one gang-raped, police said Saturday, as activists warned of an “epidemic” of sexual violence in the capital. The two-and-a-half-year-old girl was abducted from a religious event in …

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Dion new songs appeal gets 4K entries – Springsteen to release scrapped album in ‘River’ box

PARIS, Oct 17, (Agencies): A public appeal by Celine Dion for new songs for her next album in French has been met with a flood of offered tunes, according to a former Canadian media boss close to the singer’s manager. Around 4,000 songs were sent to Dion’s website and management …

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Ronaldo sends Real top – CR7 overtakes Raul

MADRID, Oct 17, (Agencies): Real Madrid opened a two-point lead over Villarreal at the top of La Liga when Cristiano Ronaldo set a club scoring record in a 3-0 stroll at home to Levante on Saturday. Marcelo fired Real ahead in the 27th minute at the Bernabeu when he exchanged …

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Final US Airways flight completes journey, lands in Philly

The final US Airways flight has landed in Philadelphia, completing the last leg of its round-trip journey. The Airbus A321 landed at Philadelphia International Airport at 5:54 am Saturday after departing from San Francisco at 1:07 am as a red-eye flight. The plane is Flight 1939, named for the airline’s founding …

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