Sunday, April 23, 2017



Japanese ships join US carrier Carl Vinson as it nears Korean waters

The US carrier Carl Vinson on Sunday started joint exercises with Japan’s navy in the Western Pacific – after days of contention about its whereabouts. Despite US President Donald Trump’s announcement, the carrier didn’t immediately sail towards the Korean peninsula, and instead conducted a drill with Australia in the Indian ...

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NBA Playoffs: Raptors beat Bucks to tie series at 2-2

The Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 87-76 to tie their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series at two games apiece. The Atlanta Hawks delivered an early knockout blow against Washington, with a 116-98 victory, cutting the Wizards’ lead to 2-1 in the opening-round playoff series. Meanwhile, L.A. Clippers Blake Griffin ...

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Venezuelans march in ‘silent protest’ to honour the dead

Venezuela’s opposition have held a silent march to honour the 20 people killed in three weeks of anti-government protests. Dressed in white, protesters demanded the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro, who they blame for the growing economic crisis. The opposition leaders blamed the deaths on a heavy-handed crackdown by security ...

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UAE treats 4,500 children and elderly in Egypt

The Zayed Giving Initiative has treated 4,500 children and elderly in Egypt. A total of 50 volunteer Emirati and Egyptian doctors and medical staff were involved in the project using UAE-Egyptian mobile hospital. The medical mission was conducted in collaboration with UAE-based charities, the Saudi-German Hospitals Group and the Egyptian ...

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UAE Team Emirates gear up for Tour de Romandie

The UAE Team Emirates is all set to participate at the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland this week. The full line-up includes Matteo Bono, Anass Ait El Abdia, Ben Swift, Diego Ulissi, Louis Meinjtes, Oliviero Troia, Simone Consonni and Manuele Mori. The race starts on April 25 in Aigle and ...

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