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Premier League: Huth and Fellaini handed three-match bans
Marouane Fellaini and Robert Huth will not play for Manchester United or Leicester City in the Premier League again this season due to bans.
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini and Leicester City defender Robert Huth will each serve three-match bans following their clash in last Sunday's Premier League match at Old Trafford.
The incident occurred during the 21st minute of the 1-1 draw and was not seen by the match officials.
Television replays showed Huth appearing to pull Fellaini's hair before the Belgium international struck him with an elbow.
Both players accepted the charge of violent conduct, although Huth claimed the standard punishment of three matches was "clearly excessive" in his case.Everton and Chelsea, along with the first game of their title defence in August.
Fellaini is ruled out of encounters with Norwich City, West Ham and AFC Bournemouth as United chase a top-four finish, although he will be available for selection when Louis van Gaal's men meet Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final.Read on the original site
13 feared dead after Indonesian police plane loses contact
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Thirteen people are feared dead after an Indonesian police plane lost contact during a flight Saturday to the island of Batam near Singapore.The plane, carrying five crew members and eight passengers, dropped out of contact midmorning about 50 minutes after taking off from Bangka island off the southeast coast of Sumatra island, a police statement said.National Search and Rescue Agency chief Henry Bambang Soelistyo said rescuers were searching waters between Mensanak… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Islamic State kills civilians in Mosul to deter support for army
By Dominic Evans and John DavisonBAGHDAD/QAYYARA, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State has summarily killed 21 civilians in Mosul it accused of collaborating with U.S.-backed security forces, which said their offensive to recapture the city from the jihadists had made further advances.The killings, reported on Tuesday by a medical source, indicate that the ultra-hardline group has maintained its ability to police Mosul, more than four weeks after the start of the offensive on the northern Iraqi… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
WWF starts petition to end wildlife trade in Vietnam, decries lack of action
Vietnam and China are the world's biggest consumers of the critically-endangered rhinos, according to conservation groups. Photo by AFP The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is calling activists around the globe to come together and demand that the government of Vietnam do more to save rhinos and elephants. The campaign, “Act Now to Save Rhinos,” urged people to join and sign a letter to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, asking the Vietnamese government to take “concrete action” to tackle the poaching… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Vietnam Airlines completing petition for direct flight to US
Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) and national carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) are completing the necessary procedures to open direct air routes to the United States in 2018. A source of VIR said that the Ministry of Transport has granted $40,000 to CAAV so that it can work with the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct a technical review. Through this cooperation, the FAA will assess CAAV’s capacity in accordance with the regulations of the Aviation Safety Inspectorate… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Charming autumn in northwestern Vietnam
VietNamNet Bridge – The nation’s northwest is a popular travel destination thanks to its cool atmosphere, beautiful flowers and tasty fruits. The best time to visit this region is autumn as it is sunny, terraced paddy fields turn yellow, and buckwheat flowers become pink. Tourists walk on terraced paddy ﬁelds. There are many ways to travel to the northwest but riding a motorbike is highly recommended as it helps tourists easily get through winding and sloping roads, and stop anywhere along the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...