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The French Rugby Federation (FFR) did not specify which players had been omitted for disciplinary reasons in a statement to announce the squad. "Through this inappropriate behaviour they did not respect their status as global players and the duties that come with that".
  • Erdogan warns Greece, Cyprus as boats, interests collide

    Erdogan warns Greece, Cyprus as boats, interests collide

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    In a phone conversation with Cavusoglu on Monday, Alfano raised the issue of the Eni-owned drill ship which Turkish warships blocked on Friday off the southwest coast of Cyprus and ordered not continue its journey to an area off the southeast coast of the island to explore for natural gas.
  • BJP alliance will get absolute majority: Neiphiu Rio

    BJP alliance will get absolute majority: Neiphiu Rio

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    NPF spokesperson Sebastian Zumvu said the party was surprised by their candidate's decision, while there was jubilation in the NDPP-BJP, which has forged a pre-poll alliance and now has one seat in their kitty ahead of the February 27 elections.
  • IOC president expresses hopes for Swiss Olympic bid

    IOC president expresses hopes for Swiss Olympic bid

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    Their final appearance in South Korea was joining Moon at a Seoul concert of a visiting North Korean art troupe, led by the head of the immensely popular Moranbong band, whose young female members are hand-picked by Kim Jong-un. "I was encouraged by the affirmation of our alliance and our common objective, from both (Japanese) Prime Minister Abe and President Moon", Pence said.
  • UK Ex-Soccer Coach Bennell Convicted of Child Sex Abuse

    UK Ex-Soccer Coach Bennell Convicted of Child Sex Abuse

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    Bennell has served three previous jail terms, totalling 15 years, for child sex offences against 17 young boys. Bennell appeared in the court via video-link. The jury will return Wednesday to Liverpool Crown Court to deliberate on seven charges involving further complainants. He abused the boys at his homes, where he had arcade games and exotic pets including a puma and a monkey, but also on trips away and in his vehicle while on the way to and from training, jurors heard.
  • These robots had their own skiing tournament alongside the Winter Olympics

    These robots had their own skiing tournament alongside the Winter Olympics

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    The " Ski Robot Challenge " was won by Taekwon V , named after a famous South Korean cartoon. Robots must be at least 20 inches tall and stand on two legs (so no BB-8 units allowed on this course). The hilarious tumble of winter suit donning robots made sure that the race was as eventful and entertaining as an actual ski challenge. For everyone anxious now that robots have learned how to open doors and perform somersaults , take heart: if you're good at skiing , they probably won't ...
  • Banks in focus as RBI tightens NPA recognition norms

    Banks in focus as RBI tightens NPA recognition norms

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    According to the RBI circular, banks have to identify stress in loan accounts and classify them as special mention accounts (SMAs). Those schemes withdrawn are - Framework for revitalizing distressed assets, Corporate debt restructuring Scheme, Flexible structuring of long-term project loans, Strategic debt restructuring scheme, Change in ownership outside SDR and many others.
  • The Queen Helps Environment By Banning Single Use Plastic On Royal Estates

    The Queen Helps Environment By Banning Single Use Plastic On Royal Estates

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    Packaging for takeaway food must now be compostable or biodegradable , and cardboard boxes used to shift materials between sites will be re-used many times to avoid waste. Buckingham Palace has said the royal household has a "strong desire to tackle the issue" and would do so by cutting back plastics, such as straws and plastic bottles.
  • Assassin's Creed Origins Discovery Tour Coming Next Week, Details Revealed

    Assassin's Creed Origins Discovery Tour Coming Next Week, Details Revealed

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    The mode provides players with a deeper understanding of the world Assassin's Creed: Origins takes place in. With the removal of combat and objectives, Discovery Tour becomes accessible to, well , everyone. The team found that students took to the mode quickly since they are already familiar with video games. These are games, not textbooks; they need to be fun, they need to be playable and they need to be sprinkled liberally with Assassin lore.
  • Sensex ends 294 points higher; Nifty settles at 10539

    Sensex ends 294 points higher; Nifty settles at 10539

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    The nation's largest lender saw its net bad loans ratio spiking to 5.61 percent of advances, from 4.24 percent during the third quarter of 2017-18. Indian shares opened higher on Monday, tracking a rebound on Wall Street Friday and a mixed trend across Asia this morning, after US lawmakers managed to end a brief government shutdown with a bill raising spending caps and funding the government until March 23rd.
  • Iran President Rouhani to visit India on Feb 15

    Iran President Rouhani to visit India on Feb 15

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    The Iranian President will also deliver a lecture at a thinktank in New Delhi on Saturday. He will have meetings with President Ram Nath Kovind and the Prime Minister during his three-day visit. India and Iran have robust economic and commercial ties covering many sectors though it has traditionally been dominated by the import of Iranian crude oil by India, which continued to engage with Iran at the time of sanctions.
  • The invitation by Kim Jong-un that surprised the world

    The invitation by Kim Jong-un that surprised the world

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    After holding a massive military parade just before the start of the winter Olympics , Kim surprised both America and President Moon by invitation to the South Korean President to visit North #Korea . Any meeting would represent a diplomatic coup for Moon, who swept to power previous year on a policy of engaging more with the reclusive North and has pushed for a diplomatic solution to the standoff over North Korea's nuclear and missile program.
  • Merkel insists she intends to stay in power until 2021

    Merkel insists she intends to stay in power until 2021

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    Schulz on Friday then gave up plans to become German foreign minister, hoping to shore up support among SPD members for the new coalition - but the manner in which he anointed Nahles as his successor rankled with many in the party. Facing the growing unrest from within her long-obedient CDU, Merkel chose to defend the coalition deal head-on in the TV interview. "It expresses the commonalities of two partners without a joint agenda".
  • Morgan out, Chapman debuts; England bowl first

    Morgan out, Chapman debuts; England bowl first

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    Fans on social media reacted immediately, with some even comparing it to former New Zealand skipper Dan Vettori's stunning effort against the West Indies at the 2015 World Cup. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson: "It is an important win in the context of the series ". England only managed a modest total of 137-7 in their 20 overs against Australia at the MCG, with the hosts chasing down the target with seven wickets to spare.
  • Nelly Under Criminal Investigation for Sexual Assault

    Nelly Under Criminal Investigation for Sexual Assault

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    After she and her friends went to his dressing room, Nelly supposedly invited just her to yet another room next door, where she says he pulled his trousers down and began masturbating. Rapper Nelly is under investigation for sexual assault again - this time in the United Kingdom. Essex police have opened a criminal investigation.
  • Complaint against Mani Shankar Aiyar forwarded to Crime Branch

    Complaint against Mani Shankar Aiyar forwarded to Crime Branch

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    While these statements inevitably sparked off a war of words between political parties, senior Congress leader V. Hanumantha Rao told reporters that he will write to party president Rahul Gandhi and seek Aiyar's expulsion. "I love Pakistan because I love India", he added, urging India to "love thy neighbour as thyself". Pakistan newspaper The Express Tribune quoted Aiyar saying, "I love Pakistan because I love India".
  • UN Experts Alarmed by Arrest of Palestinian Teenager

    UN Experts Alarmed by Arrest of Palestinian Teenager

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    In 2012, Istanbul's Basaksehir Municipality granted al-Tamimi the prestigious Hanzala Courage Award for defying Israeli soldiers who had just arrested her brother. Since the mid-1990s, several US-mediated rounds of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations on setting up a Palestinian state alongside Israel have ended in failure.
  • GOP leaders defend map to Pennsylvania governor

    GOP leaders defend map to Pennsylvania governor

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    Republicans now hold 13 of the state's 18 congressional districts - but Democrats have included three in the Philadelphia suburbs and one in Lehigh Valley among their top targets this fall as they seek to flip 24 seats and take control of Congress.
  • Poll fever: CPM to take on BJP without Congress' help

    Poll fever: CPM to take on BJP without Congress' help

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    Kolkata: The CPM has just put into the public domain its political road map for the next three years - including election year 2019 - and has ruled out any truck with the Congress. He maintained that this is his argument in many places before the electorate when they quiz him why as a former Congressman he made a decision to quit the grand old party and join the BJP bandwagon.