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Australian leaders open hostile rift over office affair Australian leaders open hostile rift over office affair
- Февраля 19, 2018

The saga has played out on the front pages of Australia's newspapers for days, with Mr Joyce confirming that his now partner Vikki Campion is pregnant with his child. The scandal prompted the Prime Minister to ban sexual relationships between ministers and their staff . But she said Mr Joyce's future was in the hands of his Nationals colleagues. (more...)
Polish PM Backtracks After Claiming Holocaust Had 'Jewish Perpetrators' Polish PM Backtracks After Claiming Holocaust Had 'Jewish Perpetrators'
- Февраля 19, 2018

In that speech, he avoided mentioning Morawiecki by name but remembered the 6 million... Mr Morawiecki has not publicly responded to Mr Netanyahu's criticism. Israel has vehemently criticized the bill ever since it's proposal, with Morawiecki recognizing the poor timing of the bill but stressing that "All the atrocities and all the victims, everything that happened during World War II on Polish soil, has to be attributed to Germany". (more...)
At least 4 killed in shooting attack in south Russian Federation At least 4 killed in shooting attack in south Russian Federation
- Февраля 19, 2018

The man who carried out a shooting attack on an Orthodox church in Kizlyar, a town in the Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan, has no connection to Islam, Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said. There is inconsistency in the reports on the number of people wounded. An eyewitness to the shooting, Oksana, told RT it happened right in front of a Christian church. (more...)
Plane Crashes in Iran With About 60 on Board Plane Crashes in Iran With About 60 on Board
- Февраля 19, 2018

Due to foggy conditions, rescue helicopters were not able to reach the crash site in the Zagros Mountains. The Relief and Rescue Organisation of Iran's Red Crescent said it had also sent 12 teams to the region. The plane crashed nearly 500 miles south of the capital, Tehran . The airport of Mehrabad is located in west of Tehran and mainly operates with domestic flights, although sometimes it also accomodates worldwide routes. (more...)
Netanyahu Warns Region on Iran, Syria Netanyahu Warns Region on Iran, Syria
- Февраля 19, 2018

When asked about what would Iran do if the United States happened to abandon the nuclear deal, Zarif said Iran will respond "seriously" if its interests are not secure, adding that the world will be "sorry for taking this erroneous course of action". (more...)
Trump national security adviser: Russian meddling beyond dispute Trump national security adviser: Russian meddling beyond dispute
- Февраля 18, 2018

The Russians specifically meant to interfere with U.S. political and electoral processes, including the presidential election of 2016, it added. The indictment said Russians adopted false online personas to push divisive messages; travelled to the USA to collect intelligence, visiting 10 states; and staged political rallies while posing as Americans. (more...)
Folkestone-based Ukip leader Henry Bolton loses vote of no confidence Folkestone-based Ukip leader Henry Bolton loses vote of no confidence
- Февраля 18, 2018

Leaked texts from Marney which contained racist and derogatory comments about Prince Harry's fiancée Meghan Markle only added to the pressure on Bolton, who then broke up with the glamour model in order to stay on as leader and fight for his position. (more...)
Turkish court gives life sentences to 6 columnists Turkish court gives life sentences to 6 columnists
- Февраля 18, 2018

Journalists Nazlı Ilıcak, Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan, Fevzi Yazici, Yakup Simsek and Sukru Tugrul Ozsengul received life sentences at the hearing in Istanbul, after being found guilty of taking part in the unsuccessful coup attempt in 2016. (more...)
Oxfam body to look into misconduct charges Oxfam body to look into misconduct charges
- Февраля 18, 2018

The charity said it had received a reference from someone claiming to be his former Oxfam boss, sent from a private email account. "Oxfam has now confirmed that they have complied with all of these points", she said. It has apologised and promised reforms. "This week Oxfam's chair Caroline Thomson has given us an unequivocal commitment to co-operating fully with the inquiry to ensure our work progresses thoroughly and speedily and to resolving the issues faced by the charity to ... (more...)
Israeli tank shelling Hamas post in response to army vehicle attack Israeli tank shelling Hamas post in response to army vehicle attack
- Февраля 18, 2018

In mid-December, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Tel Aviv would no longer play "ping-pong" by exchanging rocket attacks with the Palestinian militants. He said the situation in Gaza could cause an outbreak of conflict between Hamas and Israel, particularly as demonstrations along the border fence have grown in recent weeks. (more...)
Korea's Yun Sung-bin wins gold in men's skeleton Korea's Yun Sung-bin wins gold in men's skeleton
- Февраля 18, 2018

Tregubov won that battle, edging Dom Parsons of Britain. The Gangneung Olympic Park, where major Olympic sponsors have set up publicity vendors, and the PyeongChang Medal Plaza were visited by a total of some 30,000 people Friday, almost tripling the daily average of 10,000 visitors since opening day. (more...)
Killed, 28 Wounded In Multiple Bomb Blast In Borno Killed, 28 Wounded In Multiple Bomb Blast In Borno
- Февраля 18, 2018

Damian Chukwu, police commissioner for Borno state, said the attack took place at a fish market about 20km from the centre of Maiduguri at 8pm local time on Friday. Also, the group has carried out mass abductions, including the kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls from Chibok in April 2014. Dozens of other Chibok girls have been released after similar negotiations or after escaping. (more...)
Kelly Orders Overhaul to White House Security Clearance After Abuse Claims Kelly Orders Overhaul to White House Security Clearance After Abuse Claims
- Февраля 18, 2018

The memo also recommends that all Top Secret and SCI (Sensitive Compartmented Information) clearances that have been pending since last June be discontinued in a week. An FBI official would then verbally brief the White House counsel on "significantly derogatory information" discovered during its investigation . At the State Department, interim clearances are granted by Diplomatic Security after a review of an employee's completed SF-86 questionnaire and initial checks of public records, a ... (more...)
Parkland shooting suspect was on NRA-supported target rifle team Parkland shooting suspect was on NRA-supported target rifle team
- Февраля 18, 2018

So when a fire alarm went off inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and teachers began screaming "Code red!" as confused students ran in and out of classrooms, Tarr, 17, knew what to do. One student said she and her classmates talked gun control while they hid from the gunman. Some blame congressional inaction for the massacre, while others say now is not the time for such political battles. (more...)
Four death sentences for Pakistan killer of Zainab, 6 Four death sentences for Pakistan killer of Zainab, 6
- Февраля 18, 2018

Qadir said the Imran received four death sentences from the court. Nonetheless, the prosecution chose to submit all its evidence to court so that the case remained airtight. Prosecutor General Qadir, however, said, "All the requisites of justice and fairness had been strictly observed during the trial proceedings". Part of the fine is to be given in compensation to Zainab's family. (more...)
Almost 70 degrees Thursday, snowing by Saturday Almost 70 degrees Thursday, snowing by Saturday
- Февраля 18, 2018

The snow will likely mix with rain or sleet. The Doppler radar shows snow showers are moving in the south-central Montana fairly quickly on its way down the Sheridan, Wyo. The low will be about minus 6 degrees. Wednesday: Partly sunny, high near 29. Southwest wind to 6 miles per hour. The computer models we use to help guide our forecasts are definitely all over the place with regard to what might happen Saturday night and early Sunday . (more...)
Ethiopia: State of emergency will last six months Ethiopia: State of emergency will last six months
- Февраля 18, 2018

While the government considers who will take his place, it has imposed a state of emergency for the next six months. The United States says it "strongly disagrees" with Ethiopia's new state of emergency, saying the answer to the country's sometimes violent unrest is "greater freedom, not less". (more...)
PNB scam: CBI arrests three PNB scam: CBI arrests three
- Февраля 18, 2018

The Hindu newspaper reported on Saturday that the Central Vigilance Commission, which investigates corruption in the government, has summoned senior officials of the Reserve Bank of India and the Finance Ministry to assess how all internal checks and balances failed to detect the fraud. (more...)
Nothing To See Here: Moscow Tight-Lipped On Russian Deaths In Syria Nothing To See Here: Moscow Tight-Lipped On Russian Deaths In Syria
- Февраля 18, 2018

A Kremlin spokesman , asked about casualties, said he no information on any casualties. Citing an unnamed US official and three Russians it said were familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported on February 13 that "U.S. But he refrained from attacking Washington on February 14, saying there was not enough "verifiable information yet" about the US air strikes and the deaths of Russian mercenaries. (more...)
Why does USA have veto rights and not India, asks Rouhani Why does USA have veto rights and not India, asks Rouhani
- Февраля 18, 2018

The two sides inked nine pacts, which included a lease contract between Iran's Port and Maritime Organization and India's Ports Global Limited (IPGL) to take over operation of existing facilities at the Shahid Beheshti Port - Phase 1 of Chabahar - for 18 months. (more...)
Nepal into world cup qualifier with Karan's brilliance Nepal into world cup qualifier with Karan's brilliance
- Февраля 17, 2018

Each side plays the other teams in their group once with the top three from the groups progressing to the Super Six stage. Muhammad Usman (59, 57 balls, three 4s, two 6s) also played aggressively that gave them a respectable total of 247 for 6 in 50 overs. (more...)
Lebanon Speaker: US Proposal on Lebanon-Israel Disputed Waters 'Unacceptable' - NNA Lebanon Speaker: US Proposal on Lebanon-Israel Disputed Waters 'Unacceptable' - NNA
- Февраля 17, 2018

After admitting previous day in Amman that Hezbollah is part of political process in Lebanon and demanding that Iran withdraw its militias from Syria, Tillerson crossed this time of "unacceptable" that Lebanese Shia party-Militia Act outside authority of State. (more...)
Suspect confessed to school shooting, had more ammo in backpack Suspect confessed to school shooting, had more ammo in backpack
- Февраля 17, 2018

As a high school freshman, Cruz was part of the United States military-sponsored Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corp program at the school, according to Jillian Davis, 19, a recent graduate and former fellow JROTC member at Stoneman Douglas High. (more...)
Guptas, Duduzane Zuma face arrest today Guptas, Duduzane Zuma face arrest today
- Февраля 17, 2018

Inevitably, speculation is rife. According to the FFJ, the R100,000 reward is being offered in the interests of justice, so that Ajay Gupta does not escape South Africa, and all information received is being shared with the authorities. (more...)
Police respond to 'reports of gunfire' at Highline College in Washington state Police respond to 'reports of gunfire' at Highline College in Washington state
- Февраля 17, 2018

On their Facebook page, Highline College stated, "Lockdown - This is not a drill". All classrooms and offices have been locked down since 9:05 a.m. Armed police officers were seen patrolling the campus where several ambulances and police cars are already on the scene. McNeill added: "When your brain is not fully developed you don't know how to deal with these things". (more...)

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