Day: October 13, 2019

Deepika likely to star in ‘dark romantic’ film, to go on floors in 2020

Mumbai, Oct 13: Deepika Padukone on Sunday revealed that post “Chhapaak” she will start shooting for a “dark” film in romantic space early next year. The actor has featured in successful romantic dramas — “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani”, “Cocktail” and “Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ram-Leela”. At the Jio MAMI Movie […]

Hong Kong protesters, police in chaotic clashes, as metro, shops targeted

HONG KONG – Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and riot police clashed in chaotic scenes around the city on Sunday with police in riot gear chasing protesters through crowds of lunchtime shoppers. Rallies in shopping malls on Hong Kong island and across the harbour in the Kowloon district began […]

Amid lockdown, India’s Modi assures Kashmir situation will normalise in four months

NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it would take four months for Jammu and Kashmir to return to normal after his government stripped the state of its special status in August and imposed harsh restrictions. At a rally in the western state of […]

Bottas Japan win seals sixth world title double for Mercedes

Valtteri Bottas jumped from third to first with an electric start to win the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and the Finn’s Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Charles Leclerc finished sixth in the second Ferrari, and with only Bottas now able to overtake Hamilton […]

IS families escape Syria camp as Turkey battles Kurds

Hundreds of relatives of foreign jihadists escaped from a displacement camp in northern Syria, Kurdish authorities said Sunday, as the number of people fleeing a Turkish assault soared to 130,000. Fighting raged along the border on the fifth day of an offensive that has provoked an international outcry […]

Media mogul, academic face off as Tunisians choose president

Tunisians voted on Sunday in a presidential runoff pitting a conservative academic against a media magnate fresh out of jail, reflecting a shift in the country’s post-revolution political landscape. The political newcomers swept aside the old guard in the first round, highlighting voter anger over a stagnant economy, […]

Kremlin relishes US pullback from Syria, turmoil in Ukraine

MOSCOW — From Syria to Ukraine, new fault lines and tensions are offering the Kremlin fresh opportunities to expand its clout and advance its interests. In Syria, the U.S. military withdrawal in the face of a Turkish offensive leaves Russia as the ultimate power broker, allowing it to […]

Who says you can’t eat red meat? Food advice questioned anew

NEW YORK — So is red meat good or bad for you? If the answer were only that simple. A team of international researchers recently rattled the nutrition world by saying there isn’t enough evidence to tell people to cut back on red or processed meat, seemingly contradicting advice from […]

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