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Pakistan Court Order Bars Sharif From Leading Ruling Party

Pakistan Court Order Bars Sharif From Leading Ruling Party Sharif was disqualified as the Prime Minister after the Supreme Court convicted him in the Panama Papers case past year. Hearing into the petitions was a three-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Umer Ata Bandial, and Justice Ijazul Ahsen. [Full Article...]

Barzani discusses Afrin with Syrian Kurdish delegation

Barzani discusses Afrin with Syrian Kurdish delegation Kurds of Afrin , Syria have called on the worldwide community and the UN Security Council to implement their commitments and pressure Turkey. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Syrian militia units had already begun to withdraw from Afrin after a bombardment by Turkish artillery. [Full Article...]

Over 100 school girls still missing after Boko Haram attack: Nigerian police

Over 100 school girls still missing after Boko Haram attack: Nigerian police They were shouting that we should not run. The jihadists gained worldwide notoriety on April 2014 when they abducted 276 girls from their school in Chibok, in neighbouring Borno state. They also abducted three men as they fled along Geidam axis, Yobe Commissioner of Police, Sumonu Abdulmaliki, told journalists. This is as a result of the attack on the school by Boko Haram. [Full Article...]

Our policy is transforming the Indian aviation sector: PM Modi

Our policy is transforming the Indian aviation sector: PM Modi The prime minister was speaking at Kombudbhuj near Panvel on the outskirts of Mumbai , where he laid the foundation stone for the Navi Mumbai International Airport , expected to witness its first flight operations by December 2019. Modi. Most of the property dealers in Navi Mumbai have been selling flats promoting them as very close to the airport and rates would sky rocket once the airport ... [Full Article...]

EMERGENCY BYPASS: President Trump Pushes 'Low Cost' ALTERNATIVE to OBAMACARE

EMERGENCY BYPASS: President Trump Pushes 'Low Cost' ALTERNATIVE to OBAMACARE Azar said. "The current system is simply failing too many of our fellow Americans", she said. The Trump administration should work to "reduce the cost of high quality care", rather than repealing ACA provisions that encourage doctors and hospitals to cut costs, Berger said. [Full Article...]

Kremlin dismisses Mueller's indictment of 13 Russians

Kremlin dismisses Mueller's indictment of 13 Russians The indictment , prepared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, claimed that "operations to interfere with the US political system" began in 2014, with Russians using fake social media accounts to target USA audiences and "traveling to the United States under false pretenses" to collect intelligence. [Full Article...]

Flood Warnings in Effect Along Ohio River in West Virginia

Flood Warnings in Effect Along Ohio River in West Virginia The Brookside area of Belmont County also is experiencing flooding. River forecasts are usually made to include forecast rain over the next 48 hours. With already wet ground from this weekend's recent round of rain, Kistner said flooding will again pose an issue for folks around the Ohio River. Ohio, Hart, Putnam, South Seventh, Charles, Pike, Walnut, Stone and Virginia streets were also close... [Full Article...]

Hyperloop unveiled, to reduce Mumbai-Pune travel time to 25 minutes

Hyperloop unveiled, to reduce Mumbai-Pune travel time to 25 minutes Now, in a move that could cut travel time between the two cities to a mere 25 minutes, the Maharashtra government announced on Sunday that it has entered into a framework agreement with Virgin Hyperloop One to construct a hyperloop route connecting Mumbai and Pune by 2025. [Full Article...]

What happened to Anshu Prakash

What happened to Anshu Prakash The chief minister's office dismissed the accusation as "bizarre and baseless". During the argument, two or three AAP MLAs manhandled him. Meanwhile, AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal, one of the legislators against whom Anshu Prakash has levelled allegations of assault, said that he had filed a complaint with the National Commission for Scheduled Castes against the "casteist" remarks made by the De... [Full Article...]

Kremlin Admits 'Dozens' Of Russian Mercenaries Died In US Airstrike In Syria

Kremlin Admits 'Dozens' Of Russian Mercenaries Died In US Airstrike In Syria Three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters last week that about 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm had been either killed or injured in a clash in Syria with the US-led coalition. Most are Russian citizens , though some have Ukrainian and Serbian passports. In his speech, Lavrov touched on several Middle Eastern themes, expressing Moscow's convicti... [Full Article...]

United States president's son Donald Trump Jr arrives in India

United States president's son Donald Trump Jr arrives in India During his week-long India visit, he would speak at Delhi's Global Business Summit on 23-24 February to be attended by PM Modi, politicians, and businessmen. The Trump Organization and its India partners did not immediately respond to requests for comment. He will also visit Kolkata, where the construction of a project with 137 luxury units will begin soon. [Full Article...]

Damaged Terracotta Army statue to be repaired by Chinese experts

Damaged Terracotta Army statue to be repaired by Chinese experts Chinese officials have demanded an American man be "severely punished" after he was accused of stealing the thumb of one of the famed terracotta army while it was on display in Philadelphia. Rohana is now out on bail and has handed over his passport, Xinhua reported . Rohana allegedly attended the party with five friends, one of whom told investigators she heard the suspect mention the thumb... [Full Article...]

Trump endorses Romney for Senate

Trump endorses Romney for Senate Within minutes of Trump's tweet Monday night , Romney sent one of his own: "Thank you Mr. President for the support. I hope that over the course of the campaign I also earn the support and endorsement of the people of Utah ", Romney tweeted late Monday evening. [Full Article...]

Schools on lockdown after student shot himself in Ohio

Schools on lockdown after student shot himself in Ohio The unidentified 7th-grader was taken to a local hospital where his condition is unknown. One mother of an eighth-grader at the Jackson Memorial Middle School, told ABC News that she noticed a commotion outside the middle school while driving to drop her third-grade daughter off. [Full Article...]

Turkey: German Journalist Accused of 'Propaganda' to Be Freed

Turkey: German Journalist Accused of 'Propaganda' to Be Freed Dogan news agency reported prosecutors were charging the journalist with "engaging in terrorist propaganda " and "inciting public hatred and enmity", seeking a minimum of four years. Similarly, acting German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) said that he was "relatively optimistic" that a court verdict would soon be reached. [Full Article...]

Russian Military Contractors Killed in US-Led Attack in Syria

Russian Military Contractors Killed in US-Led Attack in Syria One of the Russians killed was Kirill Ananyev, according to his friend Aleksandr Averin. "This is a big scandal and a reason for an acute global crisis", said Vladimir Frolov, a former Russian diplomat and lawmaker who's now an independent political analyst. [Full Article...]

Ethiopia says emergency rule to last six months

Ethiopia says emergency rule to last six months Earlier in the week, widespread protests in Ethiopia's Oromia region shut down traffic as demonstrators held rallies calling for reforms and opposing the imprisonment of an opposition leader, who was released from custody on Tuesday. Pressure on the ruling coalition, in power since 1991, began building in 2015 when protests against an urban development plan for the capital Addis Ababa sparked ... [Full Article...]

White House clearance procedure tightened

White House clearance procedure tightened The allegations against Porter, including a photo of one of the women with a black eye, rocked the White House, which gave varying accounts of who knew what and when. Limit access to certain highly classified information for those individuals working with interim clearance status absent explicit Chief of Staff's office approval, which would be granted only in the most compelling circumstances. [Full Article...]

'No Interest in Escalation with Israel' Hamas, Islamic Jihad Tell Egypt

'No Interest in Escalation with Israel' Hamas, Islamic Jihad Tell Egypt But he insisted that "from our point of view Hamas is responsible" and said the explosive had been planted during a protest arranged by the group on Friday. Israeli fighter jets attacked terrorist targets in Gaza overnight Saturday, in response to recent terrorist attacks, the IDF Spokesperson's Unit said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Woman in India 'marries' twice posing as man to get dowry

Woman in India 'marries' twice posing as man to get dowry The second wife, whom Sen married in April 2016, had been a guest at her first wedding . She told the Uttarakhand woman, identified as Kamini, that she was the son of a businessman from Aligarh, said the police. She accused him of taking Rs 8.5 lakh from her family, saying that she needed the money for a factory she owned in Haridwar. According to Janmejay Khanduri, a Nainital SSP, 22-year-ol... [Full Article...]


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