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Israeli police assault worshippers
- July 09, 2016

He went on to assert that Israeli police had promised earlier to suspend such visits by Jewish settlers during the last 10 days of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month, which will come to an end in the first week of July. Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police at East Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday morning, according to mosque officials. (more...)
Scene secure after active shooting scene in Denver
- July 09, 2016

A female is in critical condition after a shooting occurred in a building in Downtown Denver , according to authorities. Police said the shooting does not appear to be random. The number of victims and the fate of the shooter are unclear at this time. Arnone says she ran out of her office and left everything behind. Police are working to determine how they knew each other, and what the motive was for the shooting. (more...)
The Dallas police chief is right: 'This must stop'
- July 09, 2016

The attack occurred at a Black Lives Matter protest in the city, in the wake of high-profile police shootings of two African American men, Alton Sterling and Fernando Castile , in the days prior. "What we do know is that there has been a vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement", he said. "Like all of the young officers , he wanted to get out on patrol and ride around in a patrol auto and do a different job", Cotten said. (more...)
#AlvaBraziel: Houston police shoot black man for 'pointing gun at them' #AlvaBraziel: Houston police shoot black man for 'pointing gun at them'
- July 09, 2016

When they asked him to put the gun down, he reportedly raised the gun in the air before pointing it at police. With tension high and feelings raw over this week's Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and Dallas Police shootings, people are clamoring to see proof that Alva Braziel (the man killed) really pointed a gun at the Houston police. (more...)
MP at odds with Teesdale Labour Party over Corbyn
- July 09, 2016

The left-winger was voted in on the back of a surge in membership and affiliated supporters a year ago, and more than 100,000 more people have joined the Labour party since the rebellion began. The last time a sitting Labour leader was challenged was when the late Tony Benn tried to unseat Neil Kinnock in 1988. "That is unfortunate, but everybody in this room knows. (more...)
India's Modi marks Gandhi's historic South African ride India's Modi marks Gandhi's historic South African ride
- July 09, 2016

After talks with President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria on Friday, Modi travelled to the eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal, home to most of South Africa's 1.3 million people of Indian origin - the largest diaspora population in Africa. "The embrace of our partnership is open to the larger good of Africa and our friends like South Africa ", he stated. He boarded the train from Pentrich railway station and reached Pietermaritzburg in Durban . (more...)
North Korea fires submarine-based missile North Korea fires submarine-based missile
- July 09, 2016

North Korea, which is developing nuclear weapons, is banned by United Nations resolutions from any use of ballistic missile technology. USA military officials said two Musudan missiles were launched from Wonsan, North Korea, and were tracked over the Sea of Japan, where they fell. (more...)
Chilcot probe notwithstanding, Australia defends supporting Iraq War Chilcot probe notwithstanding, Australia defends supporting Iraq War
- July 09, 2016

Meanwhile Mr Blair said the decision was "the most agonising and momentous" of his career, and that he would "carry it with me for the rest of my days". The report states that his objective was to "consider the period from the summer of 2001 to the end of July 2009, embracing the run-up to the conflict in Iraq , the military action and its aftermath". (more...)
Republicans blast Federal Bureau of Investigation director's refusal to push for charges in Clinton emails
- July 09, 2016

She also sidestepped a question about whether she will cooperate with the State Department's reopening of its investigation, which was paused during the FBI probe. Bryan Nishimura of Folsom, California, received two years' probation and a $7,500 fine after pleading guilty to the unauthorized removal and retention of classified material. (more...)
Defiant Iran says it will continue ballistic missile tests
- July 09, 2016

Ban and his colleagues... produce a realistic report..." This deal was being described as a landmark move to normalise the US-Iran relationship as Washington still has some sanctions in place against Tehran. The secretary-general was clearly opposed to any further tests. The amendments, authored by Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Illinois), block sales from US -based Boeing and its European rival Airbus over concerns that Iran would use the planes for military purposes. (more...)
NATO leaders resume key summit; Afghanistan, Iraq on agenda
- July 09, 2016

The gathering was organized by Poland's anti-government Committee for the Defense of Democracy. "This is a defining moment for our security", NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told a new conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday. (more...)
Saudi King vows to hit back at extremists after Medina blast
- July 09, 2016

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has called for attacks against Saudi Arabia, which is a member of the USA -led coalition fighting the group in Iraq and Syria. The armed group, which controls areas of eastern Syria and northern Iraq, has frequently denounced the Saudi monarchy and has claimed previous attacks on Shia mosques in Qatif and elsewhere in the kingdom. (more...)
Putin calls Obama to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Karabakh
- July 09, 2016

Obama spoke with Putin by phone yesterday ahead of what will likely be his last trip as head of state to Europe to meet with North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) leaders. Russian Federation proposed joint air strikes with the U.S. against jihadist targets in Syria in May, a proposal that was rejected immediately by Washington . (more...)
Former senior Chinese official calls for cooling South China Sea issue
- July 09, 2016

The newspaper accused the U.S. of "taking advantage" of the tension between China and its Asian neighbours to "deploy more military forces" that pose a "direct threat to China's national security". China asserts sovereignty over nearly all of the resource-rich strategic waterway despite rival claims from Southeast Asian neighbours - raising tensions with the United States, which has key defence treaties with many allies in the region. (more...)
Dallas shooting victims: Brent Thompson was among five officers killed Dallas shooting victims: Brent Thompson was among five officers killed
- July 09, 2016

The Dallas Police Department has not confirmed Krol's death. Officer Michael Krol was identified as one of the deceased by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office in MI, where worked before joining the Dallas Police Department. This is Brent Thompson with his grandson. Thompson is the first DART officer to be killed in the line of duty since the agency formed a police force in 1989, spokesman Morgan Lyons said. (more...)
North Korea fires submarine-launched missile
- July 09, 2016

The missile launch is a "clear challenge to U.N. Security Council resolutions", Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Saturday, according to Kyodo news agency. and its allies, said it had detected what it believed was a KN-11 submarine-launched ballistic missile . This was the first time sanctions have been used against Mr Kim by the U.S., as it declared him directly responsible for human rights abuses in his country. (more...)
Iraqi army recaptures region east of Ramadi from ISIS
- July 09, 2016

While the JOC did not provide precise figures for the number of jihadists killed in Iraqi strikes, it said coalition bombing left 349 dead. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the operation and noted preliminary estimates can change. (more...)
Report of shooting in downtown Denver; 1 hurt
- July 09, 2016

One woman was taken to the hospital and treated for multiple gunshot wounds. The shooter targeted a woman, who is now in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds. Jake Williams, executive director of Healthier Colorado, which has offices in the building, told Crimesider he was on the third floor of the building when he heard a woman screaming and felt a "rumbling" on the floor beneath him. (more...)
Mumbai police forms special team to probe Zakir Naik's speeches
- July 09, 2016

The Maharashtra government has separately announced its own review of Dr Naik's speeches and writing, as well as the operations of his organization, which describes itself as a charitable agency. "The I&B ministry is trying to get information from those countries as to what action they have taken and under what provisions", he was quoted to have added. (more...)
Burhan Wani encounter: Nine killed, 126 injured in clashes in Kashmir Burhan Wani encounter: Nine killed, 126 injured in clashes in Kashmir
- July 09, 2016

Rajendra. Burhan's last video had appeared on the social network after the killing of three policemen at Anantnag in South Kashmir last month in which he had threatened to carry out more attacks. He had left home in 2010-days before he was to take the Class 10 examination to join the region's front-line indigenous militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen. (more...)
Iran says it will continue its ballistic missile program
- July 09, 2016

In the first six-month report to the UN Security Council on the implementation of the resolution, the UN chief calls on Iran to stop the tests and says they increase tensions in the Mideast. The secretary general, in a confidential report that AFP saw yesterday, left it up to the Security Council to determine what, if anything, should be done in response. (more...)
S Korea claims North carried out failed missile test
- July 09, 2016

Security Council resolutions. We should strongly condemn the launch by working with the worldwide community", said Prime Minister Abe. The two missiles achieved a significant increase in flight distance over previous failed launches and were believed to be of a much-hyped, intermediate-range Musudan missile - theoretically capable of reaching United States bases as far away as Guam, the ministry said in June. (more...)
Union backs Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader but demands 'effective opposition' Union backs Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader but demands 'effective opposition'
- July 09, 2016

On its website, Wallasey Branch Labour Party said: "Last night at our branch meeting Wallasey Branch Labour Party passed, with an overwhelming majority, a motion of support for Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party". Former leader Ed Miliband, who last week called on Mr Corbyn to stand down, warned Labour could end up in "civil war" if a means could not be found for him to leave. (more...)
Chris Froome wins Tour de France stage eight to claim yellow jersey
- July 09, 2016

Froome contradicted his manager, though, saying: "It wasn't planned". He leads Adam Yates and Joaquim Rodriguez by 16 seconds overall, according to provisional results. Pinot sped up the pace in the final kilometer of climbing, cheered by legions of fans lining the road. Victory means the British rider, representing Team Sky, takes the yellow jersey but he may face punishment following the altercation with an onrushing supporter during the stage. (more...)
Bombing at Turkey police station kills 3, agency reports Bombing at Turkey police station kills 3, agency reports
- July 09, 2016

A security source said the blast in Mardin was the work of the Kurdistan Workers Party ( PKK ), Anadolu reported. Security forces have begun operations to apprehend the attackers. It is a necessity that Turkey and the northern Iraqi regional Kurdish government cooperate to fight the terrorist groups Daesh and PKK , Turkey's prime minister has told his counterpart in the regional government. (more...)

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