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Uganda’s Museveni declared winner of presidential poll, rival alleges fraud

The army’s deputy spokesman, Deo Akiiki, told Reuters that security officers at Wine’s house were assessing threats he could face by going out: “So they might be preventing him in the interest of his own safety.” Uganda’s long-time President Yoweri Museveni won re-election.Credit: Soldiers and police were out in force …

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India kicks off ‘world’s largest’ vaccination campaigns in fight against COVID-19

Kumar received his shot at Delhi’s premier All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), just one of 3,006 vaccination centres established around the country. An Indian doctor receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a government Hospital in Jammu, India.Credit: On the first day of an immunisation campaign, that the government says is …

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India kicks off ‘world’s largest’ vaccination campaign

Kumar received his shot at Delhi’s premier All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), just one of 3,006 vaccination centres established around the country. An Indian doctor receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a government Hospital in Jammu, India.Credit: On the first day of an immunisation campaign, that the government says is …

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Australia must read the ball carefully when playing with India

Even the Mumbai police commissioner, Shri Param Bir Singh, chimed in, with a Tweet saying: “Colour Of The Jersey – The Only Colour That Should Matter On Field.” It’s not the first time a Sydney Test has raised hackles on the subcontinent – the India-Australia match in January 2008 was …

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Farewell @RealDonaldTrump, we knew you far too well

Donald Trump plays golf last month.Credit:AP Some people have accused the President of playing too much golf, watching too much TV, and wasting “executive time”. But his Twitter account was his presidency. The President posted more than 26,000 tweets over the past four years, conducting diplomacy, firing underlings and whining …

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Doing your job well is great, but do you really need a medal with that?

More than a third of Australians volunteer at something – we’re a kind bunch – but always there is a danger with awards: that very deserving people will miss out and very undeserving people won’t. And my bet is that often it will be the very “ordinary Australians” left empty-handed, …

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Superquiz and Target Time, Sunday, January 17

SUNDAY TARGET TIME Find words of four letters or more. Every word must include the centre letter and each letter is used once only. Find at least one nine-letter word. No colloquial or foreign words, capitalised nouns, apostrophes or hyphens. No verbs or plural words ending in “s”. Solution list …

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Not out of the woods yet: Increasing bushfire risk despite wet start to summer

“The grass will brown off, which makes them available to burn, as we’ve seen in South Australia, Western Australia and Melbourne recently. I’m sure we’ll see total fire bans across most jurisdictions this year.” Australian National University Climate Change Institute professor Mark Howden said hot, dry, low humidity and windy …

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‘What the hell was going on there?’: Flanagan hits out at sudden Roosters axing

“I look back now going, ‘What the hell was going on there?’ “I was pretty proud with how I responded to that and finished off the season. “I remember [Robinson] saying to me, ‘You’re not playing poorly, we just want you to improve’. “It was quite confusing. We were winning …

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Duchess of York could be looking at right royal payday

The strategy since has been lightning-fast turnover. The company publishes over 700 new titles every year from more than 1300 writers. Every 10 seconds, they claim, there’s a new Mills & Boon book sold within the UK. Romance accounts for 7 per cent of UK fiction sales, and Mills & …

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