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Pakistan army gets broad election powers at polling stations

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s election authorities have granted broad judicial powers to the powerful military at polling stations during next week’s general election, a rare move that has fanned concern among political parties and human...

Carefully weight your options, Prof Nigel advises students

FIJI’S education policy ensures the younger generation are given equal opportunity to undertake studies of their choice, enter a profession or trade and then repay the loan which is set at affordable rates. Fiji National University (FNU) vice-chancellor Professor Nigel Healey highlighted this at the university’s open day at the Nasinu Campus yesterday. The Government-initiated...

Russia ready to discuss Putin Washington visit – Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is ready to discuss a proposed new meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, Interfax news agency cited Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, as saying on Friday. The White House said on Thursday that Trump had invited Putin to visit Washington this autumn,...

Everyone possesses greatness: Sir Michael Jones

SIR Michael Jones also known as ‘Ice Man’ and a former All Black arrived in Fiji today for the Viti Spinal Injuries Association Fiji Old Skool Ball. He was part of the All Blacks side that won the first-ever World Cup and has played over 90 tests for the side. Upon arrival, he then visited...

Baber makes tactical positional changes

THE Fiji Airways Fiji 7s players look sharp in their captain’s run this morning before playing their first Rugby World Cup Sevens first game tomorrow. Head coach Gareth Baber tried out different combinations by making tactical positional changes to counter any oppositions. Lanky Leone Nakarawa was at his usual best off-loading game while Semi Kunatani...

Pakistan army gets broad election powers at polling stations

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s election authorities have granted broad judicial powers to the powerful military at polling stations during next week’s general election, a rare move that has fanned concern among political parties and human rights groups. The July 25 election is seen as a two-way race between parties led by former cricket star Imran...

Carefully weight your options, Prof Nigel advises students

FIJI’S education policy ensures the younger generation are given equal opportunity to undertake studies of their choice, enter a profession or trade and then repay the loan which is set at affordable rates. Fiji National University (FNU) vice-chancellor Professor Nigel Healey highlighted this at the university’s open day at the Nasinu Campus yesterday. The Government-initiated...

Russia ready to discuss Putin Washington visit – Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is ready to discuss a proposed new meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, Interfax news agency cited Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, as saying on Friday. The White House said on Thursday that Trump had invited Putin to visit Washington this autumn,...

Everyone possesses greatness: Sir Michael Jones

SIR Michael Jones also known as ‘Ice Man’ and a former All Black arrived in Fiji today for the Viti Spinal Injuries Association Fiji Old Skool Ball. He was part of the All Blacks side that won the first-ever World Cup and has played over 90 tests for the side. Upon arrival, he then visited...

Baber makes tactical positional changes

THE Fiji Airways Fiji 7s players look sharp in their captain’s run this morning before playing their first Rugby World Cup Sevens first game tomorrow. Head coach Gareth Baber tried out different combinations by making tactical positional changes to counter any oppositions. Lanky Leone Nakarawa was at his usual best off-loading game while Semi Kunatani...

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