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West Ham midfielder Manuel Lanzini set for injury return against Fulham

West Ham midfielder Manuel Lanzini set for injury return against Fulham

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He's back The Argentine playmaker has not played for the Hammers since May due to a serious knee injury West Ham playmaker Manuel Lanzini could make his long-awaited injury return against Fulham on Friday night. The Argentine has been sidelined since suffering a serious knee injury while on international duty before the 2018 World Cup. Manuel Lanzini has not played for West Ham since May But Lanzini has been training for the past two weeks and is in contention for Fulham’s visit to the London Stadium. West Ham have received another injury boost after Samir Nasri recovered from a calf problem. Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini: ”Maybe Lanzini and Nasri can be included on the squad list. “They worked not only today but they ...
Thousands protest against anti-Semitism in France

Thousands protest against anti-Semitism in France

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Thousands of people have joined protests across France against a spate of anti-Semitic attacks.The demonstrators marched under the slogan "That's Enough" at the Place de la République in the capital Paris and other cities.Figures from across the political spectrum, including former Presidents François Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy, joined too.Just hours earlier Jewish graves at a cemetery were desecrated. In a tweet last week, Olivier Faure, first secretary of the Socialist Party, first called on people to gather in Paris for a protest on Tuesday.The event has later organised with the endorsement of more than 50 political parties, unions and associations.No official number has been reported, but similar demonstration...
Pulwama attack: Pakistan warns India against military action

Pulwama attack: Pakistan warns India against military action

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Pakistan has warned it will retaliate if India takes military action against it after a militant attack on Indian forces in Indian-administered Kashmir. Prime Minister Imran Khan went on television to call on India to provide evidence to support its claims that Pakistan was involved.More than 40 members of India's security forces died in Thursday's suicide bombing on their convoy.Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad said it was behind it.The attack has raised tensions between India and Pakistan, which have fought two wars and a limited conflict in the region and are both nuclear powers. What did Khan say?In his first comments addressing the attack, he said India should "stop blaming Pakistan without any proof or evid...
Venezuela crisis: White House 'will respond to threats against diplomats'

Venezuela crisis: White House 'will respond to threats against diplomats'

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Media playback is unsupported on your device The US has warned Venezuela that any threats against American diplomats or opposition leader Juan Guaidó will be met with "a significant response".National Security Adviser John Bolton said any such "intimidation" would be "a grave assault on the rule of law". His warning comes days after the US and more than 20 other countries recognised Mr Guaidó as interim president.Meanwhile, Mr Guaidó has called for anti-government protests on Wednesday and Saturday.Mr Guaidó, the elected leader of the opposition-held National Assembly, declared himself the interim president on 23 January.The political crisis in Venezuela now appears to be reaching boiling point amid growing efforts ...
Senior citizen wins case against Jet Airways

Senior citizen wins case against Jet Airways

Finance
The plight of air travellers in India seems to be never -ending, but the consumer court came to the rescue of a 72-year-old cardiologist and ex-defence officer who had filed a complaint against Jet Airways Ltd. for rescheduling his flight without informing him. The consumer court has ordered the airline to pay Rs 25,000 as compensation and return the booking amount with 9 per cent interest from the date of payment. The complainant, Dr Nautej Singh, originally from Jammu and Kashmir, visits Srinagar frequently. Owing to his old age, it is not possible for him to undertake long distance travel; therefore, he used air travel considering the convenience. On February 27, 2016, the complainant had booked a 7.35 am flight from Pune to Delhi leaving on June 15, 2016. He had a connecting flight to ...