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The Specials drummer Bradbury dies aged 62

LONDON (AFP) – John Bradbury, the drummer of British ska band The Specials, has died at the age of 62, his family said Tuesday. Bradbury joined the group in 1979 and played on their biggest hits, “Too Much Too Young” (1980), “Ghost Town (1981) and “Free Nelson Mandela” (1984). Bradbury, ...

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Yearender: What sportsmen said in 2015

“I have no personal issues with Amir, it’s my personal opinion that I can’t share the dressing room with someone who hurt my country’s integrity.” Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez refusing to play in same Twenty20 team in Bangladesh with Mohammad Amir, the bowler who was jailed after being found guilty ...

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More British children in poverty by 2030

A new study reveals that at least two million British children will be living in poverty by 2030 due to the government’s austerity measures. The study conducted by the Fabian Society and Landman Economics also predicts greater inequality over the next 15 years in comparison with previous estimations. “Cuts falling ...

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Yemeni counterstrikes kill two Saudi military forces

Two members of Saudi Arabia’s military have died in counteroffensives by Yemeni forces in retaliation for Saudi Arabia’s roughly-year-long military aggression. Corp. Mohammed Bouhi Mohammed Khabrani was killed in the al-Harath district in the south of the Jizan region in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday during border clashes with Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah fighters, ...

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Riyadh fumes over militant leader’s killing in Syria

Saudi Arabia has expressed dismay over recent killing of the notorious leader of the so-called Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) terrorist group in Syria, saying his death does not help the establishment of peace in the crisis-hit country. “Attempts to assassinate leaderships fighting Daesh do not serve the peace process and ...

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Bahraini court hands prison sentences to 29 over 2014 blast

A court in Bahrain has sentenced 29 people to jail terms ranging from five years to life imprisonment over their alleged involvement in a bomb attack against Al Khalifa regime forces in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. Chief of Bahrain’s Terror Crime Prosecution Advocate General Ahmed al-Hammadi said the country’s ...

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Storm Frank threatening flood-hit UK

Some parts of the UK particularly those areas hit hard by the recent severe flooding are threatened by a fresh storm named Frank. The storm is expected to hit the areas from Tuesday with Cumbria and south and central Scotland at most risk. Media reports say there are already nine ...

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China sends sophisticated satellite into Earth orbit

China has launched a highly sophisticated satellite specifically designed to observe the Earth with high-definition imaging equipment. The Gaofen-4 satellite was sent into an orbit of 36,000 kilometers (22,370 miles) away from the Earth early on Tuesday via a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center located ...

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Nigerian Shia cleric Zakzaky charged with conspiracy

Prominent Nigerian Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky has reportedly been charged with “criminal conspiracy and inciting public disturbances.” According to reports, Zakzaky and several of his followers were arraigned and remanded in custody in Kaduna state’s Chief Magistrate Court on Tuesday. The reports do not clarify if the court accepted ...

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