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 2022-11-29 22:10 

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Commentary: Myanmar junta released high-profile prisoners but let's not get ahead of ourselves...

It is too soon to celebrate the recent prisoner amnesty in Myanmar as a serious indication of the junta's intention to change its ways for the better, says ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute's Ye Khaung Oo....

 2022-11-29 22:10 

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Commentary: As zero-COVID protests in China fade, anger lingers...

Although the wave of demonstrations against China's zero-COVID policies may peter out in the short term, youth motivation for protest remains, says Christian Le Miere....

 2022-11-29 22:07 

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CrowdStrike forecasts current-quarter revenue below estimates...

CrowdStrike Holdings Inc on Tuesday forecast fourth-quarter revenue below Wall Street estimates, as an economic downturn hit spending for its cyber security services.Shares of the Austin, Texas-based company fell nearly 18 per cent in trading after the be...

 2022-11-29 22:07 

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Commentary: The death penalty shocked me in the throes of my 1970s drug addiction...

An arrest for abusing heroin altered the destiny of author and consultant Jix Sze....

 2022-11-29 22:00 

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Foreign nurses drawn to Singapore's location and ease of application, but more needed to retain them...

As Singapore looks to add nearly 4,000 new nurses by end-2023 - with more from abroad - some tell CNA about the factors pushing them to other countries instead....

 2022-11-29 21:51 

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England's Rashford and Foden justify Southgate's rare reshuffle...

AL RAYYAN, Qatar: England coach Gareth Southgate's last two tournament near misses were accompanied by criticism of his conservatism in selection but a relatively radical switch to bring in Marcus Rashford and Phil Foden paid off handsomely in Tuesday...

 2022-11-29 21:37 

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Tired of over-the-top resorts in the Maldives? Then let Patina soothe your cynical soul...

The Pontiac Land Group's first Maldivian development impresses simply by not trying too hard....

 2022-11-29 21:31 

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Brazil's Lula courts UK, US to join Amazon rainforest protection fund...

BRASILIA: Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is asking Britain, France, the United States and others to donate to an international fund to protect the Amazon rainforest, a bulwark against climate change, Lula advisers said on Tuesday (Nov...

 2022-11-29 21:23 

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Japan to mull tapping FX account to foot defense spending: Kyodo...

TOKYO: Japan's government is considering tapping funds under a special account set aside for foreign exchange intervention to pay for an expected increase in defense spending, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday. The government could also issue addi...

 2022-11-29 21:23 

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Japan to consider tapping FX account to boost defence spending - Kyodo...

TOKYO :Japan's government is considering tapping funds under an account set aside for foreign exchange intervention to pay for an expected increase in defence spending, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday.The government could also issue additional b...

 2022-11-29 21:10 

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Iran fall to narrow defeat by United States, eliminated from World Cup...

DOHA: There always is a tipping point. For Iran, it came in the 38th minute at the Al Thumama stadium on a night which had started with so much promise, but ended in so much pain. Christian Pulisic - the man American fans call...

 2022-11-29 21:10 

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Iran eliminated from World Cup after narrow defeat by the US...

DOHA: There always is a tipping point. For Iran, it came in the 38th minute at the Al Thumama stadium on a night which started with so much promise, but ended in so much pain. Christian Pulisic - the man American fans call "...

 2022-11-29 21:04 

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China's BYD to sell EVs in Mexico next year, aims up to 30,000 sales in 2024...

MEXICO CITY : Chinese electric-vehicle maker BYD said on Tuesday it will launch its cars in Mexico next year, with a senior executive pegging its sales target at up to 30,000 vehicles in 2024.Next year, BYD will begin selling fully electric versions of it...

 2022-11-29 20:57 

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Rashford double downs Wales and sends England into last 16...

AL RAYYAN, Qatar: England marched into the last 16 of the World Cup as Group B winners after Marcus Rashford's double and a Phil Foden strike justified their first starts of the tournament in a 3-0 hammering of an outclassed Wales on Tuesday (Nov 29)....

 2022-11-29 20:57 

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England roar into last 16 as Rashford scores twice in 3-0 Wales rout...

AL RAYYAN, Qatar: England marched into the last 16 of the World Cup as Group B winners after Marcus Rashford's double and a Phil Foden strike justified their first starts of the tournament in a 3-0 hammering of an outclassed Wales on Tuesday (Nov 29)....

 2022-11-29 20:50 

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Russia's Medvedev warns NATO over supplying Ukraine with Patriot systems...

Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev warned NATO on Tuesday (Nov 29) against providing Ukraine with Patriot missile defence systems, denouncing the alliance as a...

 2022-11-29 20:44 

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Alpine skiing-Shiffrin drops races in Lake Louise...

American Mikaela Shiffrin will not take part in the downhills and Super-G events this weekend in Lake Louise, Canada.Shiffrin's representative told NBC Sports on Tuesday that she decided before the season began not to race at Lake Louise and instead p...

 2022-11-29 20:42 

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Future global treaty on plastics must cut production to ease pollution, some states say...

WASHINGTON: Countries have begun to discuss a future global plastics treaty which would cut pollution, some hope entirely by 2040, at UN talks in Uruguay this week, with many states calling for curbs on plastic production as a way to reach that goal. Unit...

 2022-11-29 20:40 

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Top Swiss court rules against Swisscom in fibre-optic case...

ZURICH : Switzerland's highest court has rejected Swisscom's appeal over the standards it has to use in expanding fibre-optic networks to consumers, the court said on Tuesday.The case centred on whether Swisscom could use a different standard than...

 2022-11-29 20:38 

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EU inches towards deal on Russian oil price cap this week...

BRUSSELS: European Union countries are inching towards a deal this week on a price cap on Russian oil, a way to adjust the cap in future, and on linking it to a package of new sanctions against Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine, diplomats said on Tuesda...

 2022-11-29 20:31 

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Hawaii volcano shoots lava fountains 60m high: USGS...

LOS ANGELES: Fountains of lava up to 60m high have been fired into the air from Hawaii's Mauna Loa, geologists say, generating rivers of molten rock from the world's largest active volcano. Three fissures have now opened up on the mammoth mountain...

 2022-11-29 20:20 

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FIFA names first female refereeing trio for a men's World Cup...

Stephanie Frappart, Neuza Back and Karen Diaz will become the first all-female refereeing team for a men's World Cup match as they have been named to take charge of the Costa Rica-Germany Group E match on Thursday, FIFA announced on Tuesday. Frappart,...

 2022-11-29 20:19 

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CDC awards over US$3 billion to strengthen US public health infrastructure...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday (Nov 29) it is awarding more than US$3 billion to help strengthen public health workforce and infrastructure across the United States after the COVID-19 pandemic put severe stress on the...

 2022-11-29 20:15 

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Pulisic gives United States 1-0 halftime lead over Iran...

DOHA : Christian Pulisic gave the United States a 1-0 halftime lead over Iran in their final World Cup Group B match on Tuesday to give the Americans the upper hand and one foot in the knockout stages.As things stand, the U.S. are second in the group behi...

 2022-11-29 20:11 

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'Battle of Britain' between Wales and England goalless at halftime...

AL RAYYAN, Qatar : The first half of Tuesday's...

 2022-11-29 20:08 

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UN Iran expert concerned about death sentences for protesters...

GENEVA: A UN-appointed independent expert on Iran voiced concern on Tuesday (Nov 29) that the repression of protesters was intensifying, with authorities launching a...

 2022-11-29 19:51 

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Italy's FIGC to investigate Juventus for alleged pay irregularities...

Italy's football association FIGC has opened an investigation into allegations that soccer club Juventus paid salaries to its players that were different to those it publicly reported. The Ansa news agency reported that the FIGC prosecutor has started...

 2022-11-29 19:34 

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China likely to have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035: Pentagon...

WASHINGTON: China will likely have a stockpile of 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035 if it continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, according to a report released by the Pentagon on Tuesday (Nov 29). The figure underscores mounting US concerns about C...

 2022-11-29 19:21 

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Pickup in US 'Cyber Week' sales beat China's Singles Day gain...

NEW YORK/SHANGHAI: Online shopping fatigue set in across the United States and China as retailers in both countries posted mostly lackluster results during both Cyber Week and Singles Day, two of the world's biggest promotional events, according to th...

 2022-11-29 19:21 

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Pickup in US 'Cyber Week' sales beat China's Singles Day gain...

NEW YORK/SHANGHAI: Online shopping fatigue set in across the United States and China as retailers in both countries posted mostly lackluster results during both Cyber Week and Singles Day, two of the world's biggest promotional events, according to th...

 2022-11-29 19:19 

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Ecuador fans proud of 'La Tri' despite World Cup elimination...

DOHA: Ecuador fans are proud of the...

 2022-11-29 19:05 

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Tears, no fears for Senegal after advancing into knockout phase...

DOHA : Emotions ran high as Senegal qualified for the knockout phase of the World Cup exactly two years after the death of Papa Bouba Diop, the player who kick-started their 2002 run to the quarter-finals.Kalidou Koulibaly wore a special armband with Diop...

 2022-11-29 19:02 

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Apple's iPhone Pro shipments may fall 20 million units short of estimates - analyst...

Apple Inc's iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max model shipments could miss market expectations by up to 20 million units in the holiday quarter due to labor unrest at a major Chinese factory, TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said.Kuo is the latest to flag a h...

 2022-11-29 19:02 

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Taylor Swift ticket troubles prompt call for FTC bots inquiry...

WASHINGTON : U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday pressed the Federal Trade Commission to enforce a 2016 law against ticket scalpers using bots after Ticketmaster blamed the software for troubles selling tickets to pop superstar Taylor Swift's upcoming tour.Tick...

 2022-11-29 18:47 

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Make history or you will be forgotten says Saudi coach Renard...

Al RAYYAN, Qatar: Saudi Arabia's players have the chance to write history if they qualify for the World Cup knockout stages, coach Herve Renard said on Tuesday (Nov 29). Saudi Arabia need to beat Mexico in their last Group C match to guarantee reachin...

 2022-11-29 18:44 

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'Touch the stars': Joy in Senegal as team reach World Cup last 16...

DAKAR: Joyous crowds celebrated in Senegal's capital Dakar on Tuesday (Nov 29) as cheers and car horns rang out in gridlocked streets after the West African country qualified to the knockout stage of the World Cup in Qatar with a...

 2022-11-29 18:41 

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Match against Argentina not a Lewandowski v Messi clash, Poland coach says...

AL RAYYAN, Qatar : The clash between Poland and Argentina will be a duel of the two teams, not strikers Robert Lewandowski and Lionel Messi, Poland coach Czeslaw Michniewicz said on Tuesday before their decisive final World Cup Group C match.Poland top th...

 2022-11-29 18:36 

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Netherlands boss Van Gaal bristles at critics after topping group...

AL KHOR, Qatar : Netherlands coach Louis Van Gaal locked horns with Dutch journalists after they said the Orange Machine's 2-0 World Cup win over Qatar was too dull, even if it secured them the top spot in Group A....

 2022-11-29 18:27 

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'We didn't plan to reach the last 16', says Qatar coach Sanchez...

Al Khor, Qatar : Qatar's coach Felix Sanchez avoided talking about his future after they became the first World Cup hosts to exit the group stage without a point after a 2-0 defeat by Group A winners the Netherlands on Tuesday.But the Spaniard said th...

 2022-11-29 18:21 

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Australia's White played on after head injury due to 'discrepancies'...

Australia scrum half Nic White was allowed to continue playing after a head injury during his rugby team's recent defeat by Ireland due to...

 2022-11-29 18:16 

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Analysis:Practical Dutch approach might not please purists but has delivered...

ALKHOR, Qatar : Usually the Dutch like their football delivered in style and resplendent with clever tactics but their veteran coach Louis van Gaal has taught them to be practical.The Netherlands' progress into the knockout phase of the World Cup in Q...

 2022-11-29 18:16 

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Practical Dutch approach might not please purists but has delivered...

ALKHOR, Qatar: Usually the Dutch like their football delivered in style and resplendent with clever tactics but their veteran coach Louis van Gaal has taught them to be practical. The Netherlands' progress into the knockout phase of the World Cup in Q...

 2022-11-29 18:06 

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Former US Open champion Raducanu receives MBE from king...

British tennis player Emma Raducanu was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) on Tuesday, a little more than a year after she shocked the sporting world when she became the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam.The then-18-year-old Raducanu...

 2022-11-29 18:03 

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Ecuador struggle to absorb 'hard blow' of World Cup exit...

DOHA : Ecuador's players collapsed in tears after failing to reach the World Cup knockout stage on Tuesday and their equally devastated coach acknowledged it was a bitter pill to swallow....

 2022-11-29 18:03 

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Ecuador struggle to absorb 'hard blow' of World Cup exit...

DOHA : Ecuador's players collapsed in tears after failing to reach the World Cup knockout stage on Tuesday and their equally devastated coach acknowledged it was a bitter pill to swallow....

 2022-11-29 18:03 

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Amazon touts new data, security services to win cloud business...

LAS VEGAS: Amazon.com on Tuesday announced data and security services for businesses in an effort to win more sales and stay the largest cloud-computing provider, ahead of rivals Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Inc's Google. At an annual conference in Las...

 2022-11-29 18:03 

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Amazon unveils supply-chain, cloud services drawing on its retail arm...

LAS VEGAS: Amazon.com on Tuesday announced software drawing on its retail expertise in an effort to boost sales to businesses and remain the largest cloud-computing provider ahead of Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Inc's Google. Taking lessons learned ove...

 2022-11-29 17:55 

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Analysis:Senegal play wide to bypass Ecuador's midfield in 2-1 win...

DOHA : A change of tactics by Senegal to bypass Ecuador's sturdy midfield allowed them to capitalize on their rivals' indecisiveness between defending and attacking in a 2-1 win that sent the African nation into the knockout stage of the World Cup...

 2022-11-29 17:55 

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Senegal play wide to bypass Ecuador's midfield in 2-1 win...

DOHA: A change of tactics by Senegal to bypass Ecuador's sturdy midfield allowed them to capitalise on their rivals' indecisiveness between defending and attacking in a 2-1 win that sent...

 2022-11-29 17:52 

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Iran v United States teams...

DOHA : Following are the teams for the World Cup Group B match between Iran and the United States on Tuesday.Iran: Alireza Beiranvand, Ehsan Hajsafi, Milad Mohammadi, Saeid Ezatolahi, Morteza Pouraliganji, Mehdi Taremi, Ali Gholizadeh, Majid Hosseini, Sar...

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