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Macron tells young jobseeker: ‘I can find you a job by crossing the road’

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption President Macron is trying to reform France's labour codes French President Emmanuel Macron has told a young unemployed gardener that there are lots of employers seeking staff. "I can find you a job just by crossing the road," said Mr Macron, after the man brought up his concerns during a street encounter in Paris. The jobseeker replied that employers did not respond to his
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Lewis Hamilton wins in Singapore with Sebastian Vettel third

[ad_1] Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory in the Singapore Grand Prix to strengthen his hold on this year's world championship.Hamilton's controlled drive from a pole position won brilliantly on Saturday was helped by the latest in a series of questionable strategy calls from Ferrari.It dropped Hamilton's title rival Sebastian Vettel from second to third behind Max Verstappen, throwing away a position the German had earned by overtaking the
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IAF plans to make Andhra Pradesh strategic base | India News

[ad_1] AMARAVATI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has come up with major plans for Andhra Pradesh to make it a 'strategic base' and strengthen its presence in the region in view of the growing strategic importance of the east coast. Prime among them are IAF's plans to set up a major helicopter training facility at Donakonda in Prakasam district. The other plans put forth before the AP government are establishing
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Germany migrants: Police investigate attacks on migrants

[ad_1] Image copyright Gina Wetzler/Getty Image caption Police are investigating but have not yet made any arrests German police are investigating two separate attacks on migrants which have left several injured in the state of Saxony-Anhalt this weekend.Two Afghan teenagers were assaulted by two men on Saturday afternoon in Hasselfelde, reports said.On Friday night, five drunk Germans attacked three Somalis on their way home in Halberstadt, police confirmed.The racially motivated
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Typhoon Mangkhut: Super Typhoon Mangkhut hits China; over 2.45 million people evacuated

[ad_1] BEIJING: China has relocated over 2.45 million people and cancelled over 400 flights as super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in southern Guangdong province on Sunday after battering Hong Kong and killing 62 people in the Philippines. The typhoon slammed the coast of Jiangmen city in southern China's Guangdong province on Sunday evening packing winds up to 162 km per hour. More than 2.45 million people have been relocated, and
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Storm Florence: Worst still to come, authorities warn

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGusts & floods: the impact of the storm There are warnings the worst is still to come from a storm in the US that has already been linked to the deaths of at least 12 people.Storm Florence has been dumping what has been called "epic" rain as it moves through North and South Carolina.The volume of rain will cause "catastrophic" flash
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2019 Lok Sabha election: BJP to apply ‘T20’ formula for 2019 Lok Sabha election | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party will apply the "T20 formula" to ensure victory in the 2019 general elections, a senior party leader said. The T20 here, differs from the one popular in cricketing parlance as the party has set a target for every worker to visit at least 20 houses in their area and publicise the Narendra Modi-led government's achievements while having tea. As the party targets to
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Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record

[ad_1] Kipchoge won marathon gold at the 2016 Olympics in RioKenya's Eliud Kipchoge has set a new marathon world record with a time of two hours, one minute 39 seconds in the race over the distance in Berlin.The 33-year-old took more than a minute off the previous best which was set by compatriot Dennis Kimetto when he ran 2:02:57 in Berlin in 2014."I lack words to describe this day," said
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#MeToo reaches into the Monastery in China

[ad_1] BEIJING: Over the past two decades, religion in China has boomed, and no faith has benefited more than Buddhism. The number of temples has tripled, monks and abbots have become well-known public figures, and China has used the faith to build ties around the world, sending out nuns and monks on goodwill missions. The person most closely associated with this revival is the Venerable Xuecheng, a charismatic monk who
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Typhoon Mangkhut: Deadly typhoon takes aim at south China

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFlash floods and landslides have led to fatalities in the Philippines Heavy rain and strong winds are lashing the south coast of China as Typhoon Mangkhut closes in.Authorities in the heavily populated province of Guangdong have issued their highest warning level, a red alert.More than 100 people were injured when the storm touched Hong Kong. Landslide warnings are in place.At least