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The future is green, we must embrace it

  • From each COP environmental summit to the next, the window of opportunity to save our planet from ecological catastrophe gets smaller and smaller. This, evidently, is not sufficient incentive for the world’s leaders to agree on any measures that are far-reaching enough to stop the rot. Instead,...
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New look for Formula E season 9 as Gen3 era set to begin

  • LONDON: Formula E has unveiled a fresh new look ahead of season nine of the ABB FIA World Championship, with the debut of the Gen3 car accompanied by new races, cities, teams and sporting formats. The Gen3 — the fastest, lightest, most powerful and efficient electric race car ever built — wil...
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Three Israeli soldiers detained for suspected revenge attack on Palestinians

  • JERUSALEM: Three Israeli soldiers were detained on Monday, the military said, after allegedly hurling an improvised bomb at Palestinians near the West Bank city of Bethlehem as revenge for the seizing of the body of a teenager last week. On Wednesday, in the occupied West Bank, which has seen ...
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Irish watchdog fines Meta 265M euros in latest privacy case

  • LONDON: Irish regulators slapped Facebook parent Meta with a 265 million-euro ($277 million) fine Monday, the company’s latest punishment for breaching strict European Union data privacy rules. The Data Protection Commission said Meta Platforms infringed sections of the EU rules, known as the ...
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BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ program appoints Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe as guest editor

  • DUBAI: British-Iranian citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who spent six years jailed in Iran, has been chosen as one of seven guest editors of BBC Radio 4’s “Today” program, as part of BBC Radio and BBC Sounds Christmas plans. In an annual tradition, for the last 19 years, the program has inv...
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Pakistan vs England Test: English skipper Ben Stokes to donate match fee to flood relief

  • RAWALPINDI: English cricket captain Ben Stokes on Monday announced he would donate his match fee from an upcoming Test series against Pakistan to the country’s flood relief efforts to “give something back that goes far beyond cricket.” The English team is currently in Pakistan to play a three...
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TVTC zeroes in on tourism with more than 6k Saudis training for roles in key Vision 2030 sector

  • RIYADH: More than 6,000 Saudis are currently being trained up for technical roles in the Kingdom’s growing tourism industry, according to the government agency leading the charge. Saudi Arabia's Technical and Vocational Training Corp. has announced it is currently training 6,189 people i...
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Losses at Pakistan stock market amid jitters over interest rate hike

  • KARACHI: Pakistan's stock market shed more than 865 points during the trade on Monday, amid jitters from a hike in the interest rate.  Pakistan’s central bank decided on Friday to jack up key policy rate by 100 basis points to 16 percent, citing inflationary pressure on the economy ...
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Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant remains under Russian control – Moscow-installed authorities

  • KYIV: The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine remains under Russian control, authorities installed by Moscow in the nearby city of Enerhodar said on Monday, after a Ukrainian official suggested Russian forces were preparing to leave. “The media are actively spreading fake news...
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More than 80 injured as Indian police clash with Adani port protesters

  • KOCHI, India: More than 80 people were wounded in southern India as villagers halting the construction of a $900 million port clashed with police, the latest escalation of a months-old protest waged by a mostly Christian fishing community against Asia’s richest man. The protests are a major h...
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