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Brazil call-up Edenilson for WC qualifier against Argentina

Rio de Janeiro, Central midfielder Edenilson has been called up to Brazil’s squad for their FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifier against Argentina, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said. The 31-year-old replaces Real Madrid’s Casemiro who is suspended for the clash due to an accumulation of yellow cards.Edenilson, who plays for Internacional in Brazil’s Serie A, …

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UK fighters escorted Russia’s Tu-160 strategic fighters during planned flight: Moscow

Moscow, Two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers have made a flight over the Barents Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the North Sea, and were escorted by UK fighters at some part of their flight, the Russian Defense Ministry said. “Two Tu-160 strategic bombers have made a planned flight over the neutral waters of the Barents Sea, …

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Russia’s Dubnikov ‘practically kidnapped’ by FBI in Mexico, sent to Amsterdam: Attorney

Washington, The FBI has practically kidnapped Russian citizen Denis Dubnikov in Mexico, who was sent to the Netherlands and arrested there, his lawyer Arkady Bukh told Sputnik.“Mexico has not let him enter the country. The US intelligence services have put him on a plane to the Netherlands and sent him there having paid for his …

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Opposition, media will get serious beating if they launch long march to Islamabad: Pak Min

Islamabad, Pakistan Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Asad Umar has threatened the Opposition and media outlets of “serious beating” if they dare to walk to Islamabad in the form of long march. The News International quoted the minister as saying, “Don’t even think of coming here. And if you do you will be beaten …

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Australia plans to open quarantine-free travel with Japan, S Korea amid 3rd wave of Covid-19

Canberra, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has flagged travel bubble arrangements with Japan and South Korea as the country gradually reopens to the world. Morrison recently told the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry that quarantine-free travel between Australia and the two Asian countries would soon resume after a suspension of more than 18 months. …

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US sues Uber for overcharging disabled riders with ‘wait time’ fees : Justice Dept.

Washington, The US government has accused Uber of discriminating against disabled customers who need extra time to enter vehicles with so-called wait time fees, the Justice Department said in a lawsuit. “The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges that Uber violated Title III of the Americans with …

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France seems to face 5th wave of Covid-19 pandemic: Health Minister

Paris, The current epidemiological situation in France looks like the start of the fifth wave of the coronavirus pandemic, French Minister of Health Olivier Veran said. “Many of our neighbors are already facing the fifth wave [of the coronavirus pandemic]. It is often more severe than the previous ones … What is happening now in …

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Wall Street down 2nd straight day as inflation worry roils US stocks

New York, Wall Street fell for a second straight day on Wednesday from a record-setting streak as investors again feared the Federal Reserve would hike interest rates faster than it says due to runaway inflation in the United States. The Labor Department reported that the US Consumer Price Index, which represents a basket of products …

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US Special Envoy Thomas West to visit Delhi as India hosts security dialogue on Afghanistan

New Delhi/Washington, The new US Special Representative for Afghanistan, Thomas West, who took over from Zalmay Khalilzad, is travelling to Europe and Asia, and is to visit India, coinciding with New Delhi hosting the Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan. “Within my upcoming travels, I do plan to visit Pakistan, Russia and India,” he said at …

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