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Pope to celebrate Christmas without congregation

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VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis will have to forego meeting Catholics at the annual Advent and Christmas masses in the Vatican owing to the resurgent coronavirus pandemic, the specialist Catholic News Agency (CNA) reported on Monday.

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Bowling ball: CMCO leaves keglers nowhere to train

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OF the local sports entangled in the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO), bowling is the worst affected.

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Air pollution linked to 15pct of coronavirus deaths: Study

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PARIS: Long-term exposure to air pollution may be linked to 15 percent of Covid-19 deaths globally, according to research published Tuesday that highlights the health risks posed by greenhouse gas emissions.

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'Worst time to resign' says under-fire Barca president

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BARCELONA: Under-pressure Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu suggested Monday that “now would be the worst time” to leave his post.

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After flub, squash's Sivasangari out for blood

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THINGS certainly did not go as planned for national No 2 S. Sivasangari at the National Squash Championships earlier this month.

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Protesters clash with Italian police over anti-Covid measures

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ROME: Thousands of Italian protesters angry over new restrictions announced to control the spread of coronavirus clashed with police in cities on Monday as European governments toughened their responses to the contagion.

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Ibrahimovic strikes twice but Roma level three times in Milan stalemate

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MILAN: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice but AC Milan dropped their first points of the Serie A season as Roma came from behind to draw 3-3 at the San Siro on Monday.

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Badminton stars ready for Asian leg of World Tour

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SOME of badminton's biggest names, including World No 1 Kento Momota of Japan, are already gearing up for the Asian leg of the World Tour in January.

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Asymptomatic Covid-19 sufferers lose antibodies sooner than those with symptoms

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LONDON: Asymptomatic coronavirus sufferers appear to lose detectable antibodies sooner than people who have exhibited Covid-19 symptoms, according to one of the biggest studies of its kind in Britain published on Tuesday.

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Son and Kane to the rescue for lacklustre Spurs

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BURNLEY: Son Heung-min pounced to steal a 1-0 win for lacklustre Tottenham on Monday, linking up with Harry Kane yet again as Jose Mourinho’s side climbed to fifth in the Premier League table.

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Umno decides to continue supporting PN govt

Lun, 26/10/2020 - 17:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno on Monday night decided that it will continue to support the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government.

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How to avoid stress of politics

Lun, 26/10/2020 - 17:20

THE timely reminder from the Health director-general must be heeded by all parties. He said the nation needed unity in order to stop the Covid-19 pandemic. For the past 10 months, frontliners have been working day and night to eliminate the virus.

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Biden's green economy PIVOT

Lun, 26/10/2020 - 17:15

Americans do not directly vote for their president; rather, they vote through each state’s electors in an electoral college system. Therefore, the result of the election may hinge on a handful of swing states such as Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Florida, South Carolina and Arizona.

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Teachers must remain positive

Lun, 26/10/2020 - 17:10

Students’ attendance may be important but, in this case, parents have the right to prioritise their children’s safety. For teachers, it is a sorry sight to see empty seats in classrooms, especially when the number of absentees exceeds that of attendees.

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We know why climate change action is needed, we just need to do it

Lun, 26/10/2020 - 17:10

IT is encouraging to note that during last month’s virtual United Nations General Assembly meeting, some semblance of importance was accorded to biodiversity loss and climate change in the “Leaders Pledge for Nature”. Biodiversity loss and climate change are two sides of the same coin, and we must develop solutions together to help us cope with their impacts.

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Time to form river basin authority

Lun, 26/10/2020 - 17:03

Those familiar with a similar undertaking in Seoul, South Korea, would vouch that such projects bring immense benefits to the tourism sector. I learned that before the Seoul river was revived, no one would dare venture near it due to its overpowering stench.

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NST Leader: Republic of hate

Lun, 26/10/2020 - 17:00

WE have to be lucid. France is in crisis. Its president, Emmanuel Macron, is taking his nation down the path of hatred of a people and their faith.

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Najib: Umno has no problem striking deal with Anwar, but DAP stays out of picture

Lun, 26/10/2020 - 16:28

KUALA LUMPUR: There should be no issue for Umno to enter into a conditional cooperation with PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim – without the participation of DAP, said Pekan Member of Parliament Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

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Another Bank Muamalat employee tests Covid-19 positive, this time in JB

Lun, 26/10/2020 - 16:15

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad (Bank Muamalat) today affirmed that one of its Johor Baru Regional Office employees has tested positive for Covid-19.

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Erdogan: Muslims in Europe treated like Jews before WWII

Lun, 26/10/2020 - 15:48

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said Muslims in Europe were subjected to a “lynch campaign” like Jews before World War II, and accused some Western leaders of championing Islamophobia, calling them “fascists.”

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