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India names former gold medallist Bindra in task force

MUMBAI: India’s only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra was named on a panel entrusted with the task of preparing the blueprint for the country’s success at the next three Games, the sports ministry said on Monday. The world’s second-most populous country sent more than 120 athletes to Rio de Janeiro last year with hopes… Read More »

'Lack of options' force four million to flee from one conflict to another – report

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For Ahmad al-Rashid, fleeing from his home in Aleppo, northern Syria, to Iraq in 2013 was the safest choice he had. But after two years as an aid worker there, and watching the situation deteriorate, al-Rashid decided to leave for Britain. ” itself was in a crisis, it got worse… Read More »

US bombers fly over South Korea in show of force after North Korea nuclear test

OSAN, South Korea: Two U.S. supersonic B-1 Lancer strategic bombers flew over South Korea on Tuesday morning in a show of force and solidarity with its ally amid heightened tension following North Korea’s fifth nuclear test last week. The two bombers conducted a low-altitude flight over Osan Air Base in South Korea, which is 77… Read More »