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Gunmen ambushed a vehicle transporting security forces killing a sailor and wounding two others in the coastal town of Jewni in southwest Pakistan, officials said Sunday. The Pakistan Navy vehicle came under attack Saturday evening while traveling from Jewni to the Ganz area, said Zahoor Buledi, a Baluchistan provincial minister. The insurgent group Baluchistan Liberation Army claimed responsibility for the attack.
Fernandes has made a big impression after joining from Sporting Lisbon last year, with 34 goals and 21 assists in all competitions. But the Portugal international has netted just once across seven league games against Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea this season. "I don't know what people mean by 'top six', because the teams are in top six in the table," Fernandes told Sky Sports.
To get the best out of a bubble-weary squad in a COVID-19 world is never easy, but India combined empathy with a "kick in the backside" approach to get the job done in the just-concluded home test series against England. Virat Kohli and most of his team mates have been hopping from one bio-secure bubble to another since last year's Indian Premier League in the United Arab Emirates. Soon after the Twenty20 competition, they headed to Australia where they won the test series 2-1 before rushing home to host England.
The messages were posted in 2012 but recently resurfaced on Twitter, prompting an apology from the 26-year-old U.S. international, who is on loan from Major League Soccer's DC United. "I am ashamed and apologize for the choice of offensive and discriminatory words I used in the tweets as they were not acceptable then or now," Arriola said in a statement on Twitter. Swansea said they had been made aware of the messages, which were posted before Arriola's arrival at the Welsh club.
Liverpool waltzed to the Premier League title last season, but a campaign marred by injuries and poor form has left them in seventh on 43 points from 27 games, four points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea. But Klopp's side can qualify for the Champions League next season by winning this year's competition. "We are not in the next round so I can't think about winning the Champions League now," Klopp told a news conference ahead of Sunday's Premier League home game against Fulham.
Myanmar has asked India to return several police officers who crossed the border following a coup in their country. The deputy commissioner in Champai district in the northeastern state of Mizoram, Maria C.T. Zuali, said she received a letter from her Myanmar counterpart on Friday, asking India to return the officers in order to “uphold the friendship between Myanmar and India.”
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The Chinese government's top diplomat State Councillor Wang Yi on Sunday said the electoral system in Hong Kong must be improved for long-term stability, saying reform would bring about a "brighter future" for the city. China imposed a tough national security law on the former British colony last year, saying it was needed following months of sometimes violent anti-government protests. Speaking at his annual news conference, Wang said there was no democracy in Hong Kong during colonial times, and that China has confidence electoral reforms will be beneficial.
After a year that has shaken Britain's National Health Service to its core, women working at a hospital in the East Lancashire NHS Trust in England's north-west talk about what the coronavirus crisis has meant to them. At the end of each shift throughout the pandemic consultant nurse Sheeba Philip knew she could take the virus home, where she was caring for her mother. The first wave of the pandemic passed, but Philip's mother, who was on dialysis, contracted COVID-19 along with the rest of the family in November.
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New Zealand's biggest city Auckland reopened on Sunday after a weeklong lockdown caused by a cluster of the more-contagious UK variant of COVID-19.Health officials said the country recorded zero cases for a full week.People were able to leave their homes Sunday morning and fetch a coffee. Many felt relieved."It's lovely to be out and about again, it's hard being confined for long periods of time. We've done it before but it's refreshing to be out and about."The city of two million people will continue to face restrictions, like crowd gathering limits and masks on public transportation, but those may be eased at the end of this week.Its neighbor Australia has also been successful in keeping infections down, with zero cases reported in more than a month.New Zealand and Australia have deployed aggressive tactics, like contact tracing, border closures and foreign traveler quarantines.Their economies have made fast improvements, while both countries have started rolling out vaccines.Australia administered its first dose of the Oxford/AztraZeneca vaccine on Sunday, now an option alongside the vaccine from Pfizer/BioNTech.
Dutch cress grower Rob Baan has enlisted high-tech helpers to tackle a pest in his greenhouses: palm-sized drones seek and destroy moths that produce caterpillars that can chew up his crops. “I have unique products where you don’t get certification to spray chemicals and I don’t want it,” Baan said in an interview in a greenhouse bathed in the pink glow of LED lights that help his seedlings grow. A keen adopter of innovative technology in his greenhouses, Baan turned to PATS Indoor Drone Solutions, a startup that is developing autonomous drone systems as greenhouse sentinels, to add another layer of protection for his plants.
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Police responded to a large party that took over streets near the University of Colorado in Boulder and left damage in its wake on Saturday, March 6.Pictures of crowds emerged on social media during the day on Saturday. Shortly after 8 pm local time, the university tweeted that Boulder Police were were responding to a “large party” in an area known as University Hill.Videos captured in the evening showed damage to vehicles and broken glass in the street.This footage, taken by Daily Camera reporter Mitchell Byars, shows revelers in the road, setting off fireworks. When police arrive they can be heard threatening partygoers with arrest if they do not disperse, due to “riot conditions.”In a statement issued before 10 pm, the University of Colorado condemning the day’s events, which flouted COVID-19 guidelines.“We are aware of a large party on University Hill on Saturday evening and allegations of violence toward police officers responding to the scene,” the university said. “CU Boulder will not tolerate any of our students engaging in acts of violence or damaging property.” Credit: dailycamera.com via Storyful