16 December 2019


'You are not alone': Jamia's V-C backs her students after violent protests (7)
Protests erupted on campuses across the country against the police crackdown on students of Jamia Millia Islamia University on Sunday. india Updated: Dec 16, 2019 09:30 IST HT Correspondent Hindustan Times, New Delhi The demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise took a violent turn on Sunday after protesters attempted to march towards
Smog forces schools shut in Iran (3)
Health AFP Sun, Dec 15, 2019 Listen Smog forces schools shut in Iran TEHRAN: Air pollution forced schools to close on Sunday in parts of Iran including Tehran, as the capital lay under a thick cloud of smog considered hazardous to health. The pollution level in the capital was "unhealthy for sensitive groups" and officials warned the young, elderly and people with respiratory illnesses to stay indoors, with sporting activities suspended.
#Johnson cannot keep #Scotland in union against its will - #Sturgeon (2)
Guest contributor | December 16, 2019 ScotlandБ─(tm)s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday (15 December) that he could not keep Scotland in the United Kingdom against the countryБ─(tm)s will, writes Elizabeth Piper. Johnson and his government have repeatedly said they will not give the go ahead for another referendum on Scottish independence, but Sturgeon said
Allen's fourth-quarter TD clinches playoff spot for Bills (4)
By DAN SCIFO PITTSBURGH (AP) - Josh Allen threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Kroft with 7:55 to play and the Buffalo Bills clinched a playoff spot, beating the Pittsburgh Steelers 17-10 on Sunday night. The Bills secured their second playoff berth in three seasons under coach Sean McDermott, a college teammate with Steelers coach Mike Tomlin at William & Mary.
Iran Says Second Cyberattack Defused Within Week (2)
By RFE/RL Iran's uranium-enrichment facility at Fordow. Share Iran Says Second Cyberattack Defused Within Week share A senior government official in Tehran says Iran has "defused" a second cyberattack against the country in less than a week. Iranian Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said in a Twitter post on December 15 that the alleged attack was "identified and defused by a cybersecurity shield."
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