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GERMAN LEFT WINS STATE ELECTIONS IN THURINGIA

FAR RIGHT MAKES BIG GAINS AT THE COST OF CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATS
Author: John Wojcik - Published 31-10-2019 03:29 GMT-0000
Shouts of joy rang out on October 27 night at Berlin’s Karl Liebknecht Haus, headquarters of Germany’s Left Party (Die Linke), when it was learned that Die Linke won the state elections in Thuringia with 31% of the vote, the highest total ever for the party in any of Germany’s 16 states.
UNITED KINGDOM

BRITAIN SET FOR ELECTIONS ON DECEMBER 12

CORBYN PROMISES A NEW DEAL FOR POOR AND MIDDLE CLASS
Author: Arun Srivastava - Published 31-10-2019 03:27 GMT-0000
LONDON: In his fourth bid the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson managed to get the approval of the MPs to finally resolve the Brexit deadlock by calling a general election, on 12 December which would be the most unpredictable in a generation.
INDIA: SPORTS

FOOTBALL: INDIAN WOMEN'S TEAM CONFIDENT OF GOOD SHOWING AGAINST VIETNAM

Author: Harpal Singh Bedi - Published 31-10-2019 02:44 GMT-0000
New Delhi: The senior women's national team head coach Maymol Rockyon on Wednesday promised a better showing by India in a two day FIFA International friendlies against Vietnam on November 3 and 6.
SPORTS

RAVINDER IN SEMI-FINALS OF U-23 WORLD WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Author: Harpal Singh Bedi - Published 31-10-2019 01:54 GMT-0000
New Delhi: Putting up commanding display, Ravinder demolished Russian National Freestyle Wrestling Championships bronze medallist Dinislam Takhtarov 11-0 to storm into the semi-finals of the 61kg category at the Under-23 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Tuesday. In his opening bout, the 22-year-old from Jhajjar (Haryana) had thrashed Hungary’s Marcell Budai Kovacs 12-1. Ravinder is aiming for his first medal from the championship after losing in the semi-finals in 2017.
INDIA: SPORTS

VEER DEV GULIA SEEKS BRONZE, NAVEEN REACHES REPECHAGE AT U-23 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Author: Harpal Singh Bedi - Published 29-10-2019 11:34 GMT-0000
New Delhi: World Junior Championships bronze medalist Veer Dev Gulia secured his place in the bronze medal contest in 79kg while Naveen (70kg) reached repechage to keep his medal hopes alive at the Under-23 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

HONDURAS’S RIGHT WING PRESIDENT HERNANDES FACING MASSIVE PROTESTS

GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS BODIES CALL FOR END OF REPRESSION
Author: Emile Schepers - Published 29-10-2019 11:30 GMT-0000
Since the re-election of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández of the right-wing National Party in 2017, mass protests have been ongoing in the streets of Honduran cities. That election was considered fraudulent by many, but now a court decision in the United States has added to the anger against Hernández, a close ally of the Trump administration.

ARGENTINA VICTORY GIVES A BIG BOOST TO LEFT IN LATIN AMERICA

AFTER BOLIVIA, RIGHTWING FORCES GET A FRESH JOLT
Author: Nitya Chakraborty - Published 28-10-2019 12:18 GMT-0000
Things are finally looking up for the Left in Latin America again. After the victory of Eva Morales in the presidential poll in Bolivia on October 20 following a bitter battle with his rightwing opponents, on October 27 just a week after, the conservative government led by President Mauricio Macri was unseated by the Left coalition led by Alberto Fernandes and former President Christina Kirchner. Alberto will now be the new President while Krichner, the main pillar of the popular Front frente de Todos (Everybody's Front) will take over as the Vice-President.
SPORTS: TABLE TENNIS

OMAN OPEN: INDIAN CADET GIRLS WIN TEAM GOLD, JUNIOR GIRLS WIN SILVER

Author: Special Correspondent - Published 27-10-2019 15:15 GMT-0000
New Delhi: India overpowered Chinese Taipei 3-1 to win the title and the gold in the Cadet girls category at the ITTF Junior Circuit Premium Oman Junior and Cadet Open table tennis at Muscat yesterday.

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