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Omar questions Jammu And Kashmir govt's credibility to hold Panchayat polls peacefully Omar questions Jammu And Kashmir govt's credibility to hold Panchayat polls peacefully
- February 06, 2018

Two students from Jammu and Kashmir were thrashed allegedly by almost 15 people last evening in Haryana's Mahendragarh. The Kashmiri students have alleged that they were assaulted without any provocation. We have never seen these people or know their identity or what provoked them to attack us. They said the opposition parties stressed that the government should have taken the opposition parties into confidence before taking any call on holding of panchayat polls in the State and ... (more...)
Afghan president vows new security plan for Kabul Afghan president vows new security plan for Kabul
- February 06, 2018

The spokesman said addressing the APAPS, Â Janjua condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Kabul and offered joint investigation. More than 100 people, mostly civilians, had been killed and more than 200 others injured in deadly terrorist attacks in the capital city of Kabul and the eastern Jalalabad city recently. (more...)
INDIA OPEN SF - Sindhu title defense last home hope INDIA OPEN SF - Sindhu title defense last home hope
- February 05, 2018

World No. 4 Sindhu defeated third seed Ratchanok Inthanon, 21-13, 21-15 earlier in the semi-finals on Saturday. Throughout the match, Beiwen with her smashes did not gave any chance for Sindhu to settle. All three doubles finals ended straight games with Indonesia celebrating two successes. Indian mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy lost to Denmark's Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen in the semi-finals of the United States dollars 350,000 India ... (more...)
United States accuses Syria of chemical attacks to justify its 'criminal acts' United States accuses Syria of chemical attacks to justify its 'criminal acts'
- February 05, 2018

The Syrian Civil Defense search-and-rescue group said that three of its rescuers and six others were injured by chlorine gas in Saraqeb, a rebel-held town less than 16 kilometers (10 miles) from the front line with government forces. Officials also pointed the finger at the Syrian government for a chlorine gas attack east of Damascus last week that sickened more than a dozen people. (more...)
Israel soldiers kill Palestinian teenager in West Bank arrest raid Israel soldiers kill Palestinian teenager in West Bank arrest raid
- February 05, 2018

Abu Obaid, from Jenin city, was critically wounded during skirmishes between local young men and Israeli soldiers in Muthalath ash-Shuhada (martyrs' triangle) area, which is about five kilometers away from the town of Burqin . Mourners at Shevach's funeral interrupted a speech by Education Minister Naftali Bennett of the far-right Jewish Home party with calls for "revenge". (more...)
Palestine Liberation Organization calls for cutting ties with Israel Palestine Liberation Organization calls for cutting ties with Israel
- February 05, 2018

Every month, the UN Security Council meets to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; normally, the ambassadors of Israel and Palestine attend. Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat has taken the anti-American rhetoric coming from Ramallah a step further, accusing the Trump administration of seeking to foment an uprising to remove Mahmoud Abbas from the scene, The Times of Israel reported . (more...)
Snow ice weather warning issued by Met Éireann Snow ice weather warning issued by Met Éireann
- February 05, 2018

Craig Snell from the Met Office told Sun Online: "Commuters travelling on Monday morning in London and the south east should check travel options before heading out, because it will snow during rush hour". Tuesday morning is expected to be below freezing, followed by another chilly night going into Wednesday, and a front of rain is expected to move through the country on Thursday before the cold air swiftly returns. (more...)
Greeks rally over Macedonia name dispute Greeks rally over Macedonia name dispute
- February 05, 2018

On January 21, an estimated 300,000 people assembled in the northern city of Thessaloniki to voice their opposition to the ongoing UN-brokered negotiations between Greece and its northern neighbour. At a press conference on Thursday, the rally's organisers alleged a conspiracy against Greece's claim to the name "Macedonia", blaming Hungarian-American billionaire and philanthropist George Soros for spreading "propaganda". (more...)
Train crash kills two in SC Train crash kills two in SC
- February 05, 2018

CSX didn't immediately return an email and phone call Sunday. So many passengers were injured in a SC that an emergency room doctor says they were brought in on two buses. Brown says four were admitted to the three hospitals run by Palmetto Health with one in critical condition and two in serious condition. "I'd would asked that they say a prayer for these people", McMaster said. (more...)
Hong Kong-managed oil tanker with Indian crew of 22 goes missing Hong Kong-managed oil tanker with Indian crew of 22 goes missing
- February 05, 2018

An oil tanker carrying U.S. $8.1-million worth of gasoline and an all-Indian crew of 22 has gone missing off the coast of Africa, prompting fears that it has been hijacked by pirates. They feel the ship has met with the same fate as that of MT Barret that had gone missing from the same location, for nearly a week last month, but was released on January 16 with all crew safe. (more...)
Danon slams Abbas after announcing intention to address UN Security Council Danon slams Abbas after announcing intention to address UN Security Council
- February 05, 2018

The Security Council is also scheduled to hold an informal meeting on the Middle East on February 22, with former US President Jimmy Carter invited to participate by the Kuwaiti ambassador. They renewed backing for the Palestinians' right to bring Israel, the occupying power, to book for its racist policy and crimes against the Palestinian people. (more...)
Congress Shocks Ruling BJP in Rajasthan Congress Shocks Ruling BJP in Rajasthan
- February 05, 2018

In Mandalgarh, Congress rebel Gopal Malviya gave a scare to the party's official candidate Vivek Dhakar by cornering over 40000 votes. This 17-0 lead to the Congress across demographic and geographic divides looks ominous ahead of Assembly elections scheduled for November 2018. (more...)
Pentagon pushes nuclear weapons expansion, modernization Pentagon pushes nuclear weapons expansion, modernization
- February 05, 2018

Apparently in reference to the threat of a catastrophic cyber attack , Trump said that Washington seeks to reinforce the deterrence against major actions against the United States and its allies, including those "that do not come in the form of nuclear weapons". (more...)
Soldiers Killed, 1 Injured In Pak Firing In Jammu And Kashmir's Rajouri Soldiers Killed, 1 Injured In Pak Firing In Jammu And Kashmir's Rajouri
- February 05, 2018

One officer, three jawans lost their lives after the Pakistani ranger initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, mortars and missiles, in Bhimber Gali sector, said the army. Earlier in the day, two teenagers and a jawan were injured in the Shahpur sector of Poonch district in the shelling from across the border, a police official said. (more...)
Paul Ryan Brags About Giving Public School Employee $1.50 Paul Ryan Brags About Giving Public School Employee $1.50
- February 05, 2018

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White House to withdraw environmental pick's nomination White House to withdraw environmental pick's nomination
- February 05, 2018

Trump resubmitted Hartnett White's name to the Senate in January. In a hearing in front of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, White admitted human activities play some role in warming the planet, but qualified her statement, saying: "the extent to which, I think, is very uncertain". (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir: Avalanche kills three Indian Army jawan in Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir: Avalanche kills three Indian Army jawan in Kupwara
- February 04, 2018

An army post of 21 Rajput came under an avalanche on Friday at around 4:30 pm at Sona Pandi Gali (SPG) in Machil along the line of control, media outlets reported. One soldier was found dead beneath moulds of snow by the rescuers whereas two others succumbed while being taken to the Army's 92-Base Hospital in Srinagar's Badami Bagh Cantonment area. (more...)
Stormy Daniels deflects questioning over alleged affair with Donald Trump Stormy Daniels deflects questioning over alleged affair with Donald Trump
- February 04, 2018

He compared the signature on the original statement she'd released to the signature on her Tuesday statement and the signatures didn't "match" exclaimed Kimmel . " Jimmy Kimmel needs to have [Lewinsky] on his show if he expects us to watch an interview with Stormy Daniels and take it seriously". Her denial follows the publication of an interview with the pornographic actor by InTouch magazine in which she claims she had an extramarital affair with Trump, years before his ... (more...)
North Korean flag flies in South before Olympic Games open North Korean flag flies in South before Olympic Games open
- February 04, 2018

Washington has also maintained its so-called "maximum pressure" against North Korea, yet so far the strategy has not achieved its expected goals. "It is what it is, but I could not find any relation to what's actually going on". Trump used Ji's story to illustrate what he called the "depraved character of the North Korean regime" and the kind of threat it could pose to the United States and its allies if it obtains nuclear weapons. (more...)
Maldives' oppn demands Prez Yameen's ouster after court ruling Maldives' oppn demands Prez Yameen's ouster after court ruling
- February 04, 2018

In 2013, Nasheed lost a chaotic presidential election to the current president, Yameen, who is the half brother of the longtime ruler. "We won't let that happen", he said. Maldivian opposition protesters demand the release of political prisoners during a protest on Friday. The order given on late Thursday evening could be a major blow to the Maldivian President, who has a tight grip on power, controlling institutions like the judiciary, police and the bureaucracy. (more...)
Trump urges compromise as Republicans wrestle with immigration Trump urges compromise as Republicans wrestle with immigration
- February 04, 2018

Dean Heller in a competitive Republican primary. "I really am not happy with the way it's going from the standpoint of the Democrats", he said . Trump began deflecting their requests to McDaniel. Some Republicans have indicated they want a full-year of defense spending attached to a short-term bill, and conservatives in the House have suggested they won't support another short-term bill unless the House votes on the hardline immigration bill they support. (more...)
Suspect arrested after drive-by shooting in Italy Suspect arrested after drive-by shooting in Italy
- February 04, 2018

The suspect, named locally as Luca Traini, 28, had an Italian flag wrapped around his neck when he was detained. The victim was transported to the hospital, officials said . The shooting spree followed the murder of an 18-year-old woman whose dismembered body was found January 31 in two suitcases near Macerata. Italian police told people to take shelter indoors on Twitter. (more...)
White House official says there's been no discussions about firing Rod Rosenstein White House official says there's been no discussions about firing Rod Rosenstein
- February 04, 2018

Sen. Cory Booker, New Jersey Democrat, said the Nunes memo's release amounted to "treasonous" behavior. Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended is deputy in the face of criticism from the president. "There are very few Republicans in Baltimore, if any", Trump told TheNYT in July 2017. Again, though, Rosenstein isn't the one who approved the spying. (more...)
Rihanna tweets at world leaders, seeks $3.1b to fund education Rihanna tweets at world leaders, seeks $3.1b to fund education
- February 04, 2018

Rihanna joined French president Emmanuel Macron as a speaker at the Global Partnership for Education's conference in Dakar, Senegal on Friday, the Washington Post reports. She aims to help the educational organization raise $3.1 billion to fund schooling around the world. Macron, who has visited 17 countries since he was inaugurated in May, also met privately with Senegalese President Macky Sall and opened a school. (more...)
Two Turkish soldiers killed in attacks in Syria's Afrin, Turkey's Kilis Two Turkish soldiers killed in attacks in Syria's Afrin, Turkey's Kilis
- February 04, 2018

The other Turkish soldier was killed in missile attack at border post in the southern province of Hatay's Kilis. The cross border attack from Syria's Afrin region targeted the border outpost of Saatli village, which is located some 20 kilometers northwest of Kilis city center. (more...)

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