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In Yemen, Child Soldiering Continues Despite Houthi Promise

CAIRO — Yemen’s Houthi rebels are still recruiting children into their military ranks to fight in the country’s grinding civil war, despite an agreement with the United Nations in April to halt the practice, Houthi officials, aid workers and residents …

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Germany: New measures, including reliance on coal-fired power plants, to boost gas storage

Frankfurt, June 19 (BNA): Germany on Sunday announced its latest steps to boost gas storage levels to prepare for the next winter season, when it fears Russia, which has cut deliveries in recent days, could reduce or even completely halt supplies. Germ…

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Verstappen on pole in Canada, Alonso on front row

Red Bull’s Formula One leader Max Verstappen shone in the wet to take pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday as Alpine’s evergreen Fernando Alonso celebrated his first front row slot in a decade. Verstappen’s main title rivals sunk out o…

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Griezmann’s struggles open door for Nkunku at World Cup

Paris, June 19 (BNA): Antoine Griezmann’s alarming drop in form means his starting place for France at the World Cup is under threat from Christopher Nkunku.If Griezmann’s struggles continue in two international matches in September, coach Didier Desch…

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Saudi wins AFC U23 Asian Cup 2022

Tashkent, Jun 19 (BNA): The Saudi National Football Olympic Team has today won today the AFC U23 Asian Cup 2022 in Uzbekistan, for the first time in its history.The “Greens” won the Asian title, after beating Uzbekistan (2-0), in the match which was pl…

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Berrettini retains Queen’s title, looking good for Wimbledon

London, Jun 19 (BNA): Matteo Berrettini looks in prime shape for another deep run at Wimbledon, reports AP.The second-seeded Italian retained his grass-court Queen’s Club title by beating Filip Krajinovic 7-5, 6-4 in the final on Sunday. It backed up h…