World Media


Zakir Naik seeks support from Muslim community against 'media trial'
- July 11, 2016

The Intelligence Bureau had red flagged Naik's Peace TV along with 23 other channels. The initial inquiries founded that Naik's speeches are provocative, objectionable and so is his writing. Doctor-turned Naik's speeches are believed to have inspired some of the Bangladeshi militants, who killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, at an upscale restaurant in Dhaka on July 1. (more...)
Ex-Cougar Lagat, 41, wins 5000M, heads to Rio
- July 11, 2016

He held off LaShawn Merritt and two high schoolers, Michael Norman and Noah Lyles, who stood as the latest examples of the growing youth movement in American track. "I came off the curve in front and my eyes got big", Gatlin said. Another former world champion missed the cut behind Merritt as Jason Richardson, victor at the 2011 Daegu Worlds, was fifth in 13.28. (more...)
Ellsbury's home run key hit for Yankees in 11-7 win
- July 11, 2016

Batting in the No. 5 spot for just the second time this season, the hot-hitting Gregorius belted a two-run homer in a three-run third to give the Yanks a 3-1 lead. Headley sent a double play grounder to Lindor, but he didn't know what to do with the ball. Jose Ramirez , driving in his third run, singled with two out in the seventh off Dellin Betances to even the game. (more...)
Javadekar distances himself from Smriti's legacy, says students must rebel Javadekar distances himself from Smriti's legacy, says students must rebel
- July 11, 2016

Javadekar , who was representing India as Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) in Berlin, was, in his own words, asked to rush back immediately by none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Right after becoming the minister, she stirred up a controversy by replacing German with Sanskrit as the third language in Kendriya Vidyalaya schools. (more...)
Donald Trump Calls Out Republican Detractors
- July 11, 2016

On Friday, for the first time since the end of their sharp rivalry, Marco Rubio will join Donald Trump on the presidential campaign trail, as one of Trump's lunch guests at Miami's Versailles Cuban restaurant. Seeking to unite his party ahead of the Republican National Convention , Donald Trump met with almost 200 House Republicans and dozens of senators on Capitol Hill on Thursday, pledging to lead the party to victory in the fall presidential election. (more...)
Donald Trump Praises Saddam Hussein
- July 11, 2016

Trump's broader point - that dictators can bring stability - has indeed guided US foreign policy at times, when repressive regimes have had a pro-U.S. What do you think of Donald praising Saddam for killing terrorists?! Pierson reiterated that Trump thought Hussein was a "horrible, disgusting person", but that what is going on now in the Middle East was "far worse". (more...)
KP to name monuments after Sattar Edhi: Khattak
- July 11, 2016

Edhi was born to a family of traders in what was then the Bombay Presidency in undivided India on January 1, 1924, and arrived in Pakistan in 1947. "He will be laid to rest, as per his wishes, at the Edhi village", he said. Many others took to social media to grieve over the loss of the much loved person, who's death was marked with a 19-gun salute. He built up his charity exclusively through donations, focusing on addicts, battered women, orphans and the disabled. (more...)
UAE Advises Nationals Not To Wear Traditional Dress Abroad
- July 11, 2016

How come this description led her to believe he was pledging allegiance to ISIS? Officers arrested the man, conducted a search, and did not find any weapons. Both Avon Police Chief Richard Bosley and Mayor Brian Jensen offered their apologies to Menhali. He was moved to hospital as he suffered a stroke. Avon police released al-Menhali after realizing their mistake. (more...)
South Sudan fighting between army factions persists South Sudan fighting between army factions persists
- July 11, 2016

But information minister Michael Makuei Lueth told South Sudanese television that "the situation is normal and it is under full control ". The statement from the Health Ministry didn't speak about the Sunday fighting which has also forced hundreds of civilians to seek protection at United Nations bases. (more...)
Obama's first presidential stop in Spain turns hurried
- July 11, 2016

After arriving from Spain late Sunday, Obama will fly Tuesday to Dallas. In various statements throughout his visit, Obama has looked to downplay headlines depicting an ongoing crisis in America. He asked activists to maintain a respectful and serious tone, which will "mobilize American society to bring about real change". "It is in the interest of police officers that their communities trust them", Obama said. (more...)
Bangladesh government doesn't believe I inspired terror act: Zakir Naik
- July 11, 2016

The report said that one of the terrorists had propagated on Facebook past year quoting Peace TV's preacher Zakir Naik urging all Muslims to be "terrorists". Meanwhile, the Government is also mulling to ban Peace TV through which the hardline Salafist leader is said to be spreading venom in the guise of Islamic preaching. (more...)
Building Summer Heat & Humidity This Week Building Summer Heat & Humidity This Week
- July 11, 2016

Sky conditions will be similar tomorrow and Tuesday ... but there is a chance of isolated storms Tuesday afternoon and humidity continues to climb. You can follow David's weather updates on Twitter at @growingwisdom . The day will be warmer and more humid with highs in the mid- to upper-80s. The heat dome will return next week and temperatures will jump to the mid to upper 90s under partly cloudy skies with storms possible in the panhandle. (more...)
Iraq probe: Please stop saying I was lying, says Blair
- July 11, 2016

But he added: "We have however concluded that the circumstances in which it was decided that there was a legal basis for military action were far from satisfactory". The US administrator to Iraq at the time , Paul Bremer, told the BBC's Newsnight that British officials had been thoroughly briefed on the strategy for dealing with the Ba'ath party. (more...)
Kashmir Seethes as 20 Killed Amid Anti-India Protests Kashmir Seethes as 20 Killed Amid Anti-India Protests
- July 11, 2016

Normal life remains paralysed for the third day in the Valley due to curfew-like restrictions and separatists-sponsored strike there. HM is one of several groups that have for decades been fighting around half a million Indian troops deployed in the region, calling for independence. (more...)
Turnbull claims victory in tight Australia election
- July 11, 2016

The National Party has increased its representation in the Coalition, from 21 to 22 members, due to the amount of seats lost by the Liberals at the election. The coalition entered the race with a comfortable majority of 90 seats, and few had predicted it would suffer such steep losses. Though millions of votes still need to be counted, there was no way for the opposition center-left Labor Party to win a majority of seats in the House of Representatives, where parties form governments. (more...)
More arrests as police protests spread in US More arrests as police protests spread in US
- July 11, 2016

The mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota and a protest leader on Sunday decried violence that erupted during a demonstration over the police shooting of a black motorist that blocked an interstate for hours and left 21 officers injured. Flanked by officers in uniform, Edwards said he didn't believe using riot gear to push protesters away from highway ramps was overly aggressive. The demonstrators were angry over the death of Alton Sterling , who was shot and killed during a videotaped altercation ... (more...)
Egyptian FM meets Netanyahu in rare Israel visit
- July 11, 2016

Emmanuel Navon, a Tel Aviv University political scientist who studies Israel-Africa relations, said he was skeptical that Netanyahu's visit would lead African countries to change their United Nations voting patterns. At the press conference, Netanyahu called on Palestinians "to follow the courageous example of Egypt and Jordan and join us for direct negotiations". (more...)
Egypt Foreign Minister Visits Israel
- July 11, 2016

Egypt's foreign minister made a surprise visit to Israel on Sunday, the first official trip in almost a decade. Israel's government on Sunday approved almost $13 million in financing for the West Bank settlements of Kiryat Arba and Hebron, officials said, following a wave of Palestinian attacks in the area. (more...)
Race Wasn't Factor in Castile Shooting, Officer's Lawyer Says Race Wasn't Factor in Castile Shooting, Officer's Lawyer Says
- July 11, 2016

He had been given citations for minor offenses including speeding, driving without a muffler and not wearing a seat belt. Castile, 32, was shot Wednesday after he was pulled over in Falcon Heights, near Minneapolis , for a broken tail light. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation accused of 'double standard' over Clinton email probe
- July 11, 2016

In his testimony, Comey said three of Clinton's emails had "portion markings" on them indicating they were classified, but since they weren't properly marked in the email header, Clinton could have missed them. "I've heard it a lot", he said. "There are about 300 people in the government, mostly in the State Department, but in other high positions in the government with whom I emailed over the course of four years - they, I believe, did not believe they were sending any material that was ... (more...)
Republicans call for sanctions on Hillary Clinton
- July 11, 2016

However, Comey said the FBI investigation had found Clinton was "extremely careless" in sending classified information via her personal email account, and that 110 emails had contained classified information. "Not to my knowledge". "I do not believe that all of the professionals that I dealt with in the State Department were careless in handling classified material", Clinton said. (more...)
Trevor Noah: 'You can be pro-cop and pro-black' Trevor Noah: 'You can be pro-cop and pro-black'
- July 11, 2016

When Trevor Noah recorded his opening segment for last night's Daily Show on Thursday afternoon, pleading for law enforcement officers, Black Lives Matter activists and both groups' respective supporters to find common ground, he had no way of knowing that only hours later his words would be even more relevant. (more...)
Trump, Flake spar during likely GOP nominee's visit to Congress
- July 11, 2016

The interaction, which Flake labeled as "tense" to reporters, comes as Trump tried to encourage elected officials on Capitol Hill Thursday to wholeheartedly back his presidential bid, despite concerns over his comments and focus. Kirk, seeking re-election from IL, which is a Democratic-leaning state, withdrew his endorsement of Trump over the nominee's racist remarks against a federal judge. (more...)
Australia: Labour calls for 'antipodean Cameron' Turnbull to quit
- July 11, 2016

This had allowed Labor to launch a fear campaign that painted the Coalition as a threat to public health and education. He also acknowledged the massive swing against the Coalition and the "disillusionment" of voters towards the major political parties. (more...)
Beijing holds S China Sea war games before ruling
- July 11, 2016

How can the Philippines, or any other South China Sea claimant, negotiate with China when that country has long declared that it will not compromise its sovereignty over its territories? Manila lodged its suit against Beijing in 2013, challenging China's claims to much of the strategic waterway and saying it was in violation of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), to which both countries are signatories. (more...)

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