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Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany 23.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city.
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Illegal Ozone-Depleting Gases Traced To China: Study 22.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Industries in northeastern China have spewed large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists said Wednesday.
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Greece's Marxist minister is back with a message for Europe 22.5.2019 Reuters: World News
He caused a stir with unorthodox tactics at the peak of Greece's debt crisis four years ago, sees politics as a job that stinks but still needs doing, and says the European Union needs fixing.
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North Korea says 'biggest issue' in U.S. ties is impounded ship 22.5.2019 Reuters: World News
The U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship is the biggest stumbling block to improving bilateral relations, a senior North Korean official said on Wednesday, warning Washington against using the "logic of strength" against Pyongyang.
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Surfing the Green wave? Climate party hopes ride high in EU vote 22.5.2019 Reuters: World News
An ebb in support for mainstream parties is raising hopes among Europe's Greens that they could act as kingmakers in the next European Parliament, with growing concerns over climate change likely to hand them their strongest showing yet.
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Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany 22.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection.
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Two Hong Kong activists granted asylum in Germany: source 22.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Hong Kong activists Ray Wong Toi-yeung and Alan Li Tung-sing have been granted asylum in Germany on grounds of political persecution, a security source told Reuters on Wednesday.
Algeria's army chief says he has no political ambitions 22.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say that he intends to copy the authoritarian model of Egypt.
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Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says 22.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city.
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Athletics: Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping 22.5.2019 Reuters: Sports News
Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement.
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Olympic marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa suspended for doping 22.5.2019 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement.
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Indian runner Gomathi fails dope test, suspended provisionally 22.5.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, India’s 800m Asian Athletics Championships gold medallist Gomathi Marimuthu has been provisionally suspended after being tested positive for a banned substance at last month’s Doha Asians and the Federation Cup. According to IAF Athletics Integrity Unit’s tweet on Tuesday, Gomathi had tested positive for norandrosterone, a type of anabolic steroid. “The AIU confirms Provisional […]
After seven phase polling, the stage is set for counting of votes on Thursday 22.5.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, After a lengthy seven-phase Lok Sabha poll that lasted for more than a month, all eyes are now riveted on the counting of votes that will be taken up on Thursday morning. Election Commission of India (ECI) is monitoring all preparations at all the centres where counting of votes for the 542 Lok Sabha […]
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Congress calls EC’s decision to not make dissenting views public a ‘constitutional travesty’ 22.5.2019 Scroll.in
Party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the poll panel wants to set a ‘new precedent of dark secrets and secluded chambers’.
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Mangaldai youth makes history by completing Helsinki Marathon 22.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Mangaldai youth makes history by completing Helsinki Marathon
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Crores spent, but no respite from artificial floods 22.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Crores spent, but no respite from artificial floods
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Scroll Explainer: All you need to know about the latest EVM controversy 22.5.2019 Scroll.in
Reports from a few places have suggested that EVMs are being transported without the appropriate level of security.
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Living In A Van In Google's Backyard? Some Employees Make It Work 22.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In a quiet neighborhood near Google's headquarters last month, rusty, oleaginous sewage was seeping from a parked RV onto the otherwise pristine street. Sgt. Wahed Magee, of the Mountain View Police...
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A Year On, Anti-Vedanta Protesters Still Await Justice 22.5.2019 NDTV News - India-news
A year after police killed 13 people protesting against pollution from a copper smelter in the hardscrabble southern port city, tensions within the community and between residents and the police are...
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The Silent Army: 10 reasons why public trust in the Election Commission stands eroded 22.5.2019 Scroll.in
A series of questionable decisions, and dissent by one of the three top poll body officials, have cast a long shadow over the 2019 general elections.
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