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Premier League approves Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle United

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Premier League has confirmed that the Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle United has been completed. Full Statement The Premier League, Newcastle United Football Club and St James Holdings Limited have today settled the dispute over the takeover of the club by the consortium of PIF, PCP …

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Russia to invite Taliban for talks in Moscow

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Moscow will invite Taliban representatives to take part in international talks on Afghanistan later this month, Russian Special Presidential Representative for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov said on Thursday. Taliban representatives will be invited to take part in Moscow-format talks on Afghanistan on Oct. 20, the TASS news …

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U.S. discloses size of nuclear stockpile

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The U.S. State Department has disclosed the number of nuclear weapons in the country’s stockpile. A report issued on Tuesday showed that the U.S. stockpile consisted of 3,750 nuclear warheads as of September 2020. The stockpile includes both “active” and “inactive” warheads, the report noted, adding …

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WHO recommends broad use of world’s first malaria vaccine

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that it has recommended widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine called RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) for children in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the WHO, the vaccine is the result of 30 years of research and development by British …

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UK PM pushes ‘level up’ message despite economic woes

  London, UK |  Xinhua |  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday vowed to change the direction of the British economy, shifting away from its reliance on cheap imported labor, as he shrugged off the ongoing fuel, food and industry crises as “merely a function of growth and economic …

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Class action lawsuit filed over California oil spill

Los Angeles, USA |  Xinhua | A class action lawsuit was filed late Monday against a U.S. company over the massive oil spill off the coast of Southern California, demanding monetary damages for the “environmental catastrophe.” In a 13-page document filed in a Los Angeles federal court, the Houston-based Amplify …

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