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United Nations fears United Nations fears "further exodus" of Muslim Rohingya into Bangladesh
- October 07, 2017

Speaking at a press conference near the United Nations office in Geneva, humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said the lack of access in Myanmar was "unacceptable". About 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine are due to arrive this weekend and a vaccination campaign should start on Tuesday. Myanmar troops launched a crackdown in the Rakhine state in response to attacks on three border posts in 2016 that killed nine police officers, since then many Rohingya Muslims have tried to move into ... (more...)
Christmas Alert: The tomb of original Santa Claus found, claim archaeologists Christmas Alert: The tomb of original Santa Claus found, claim archaeologists
- October 06, 2017

According to the current researchers' hypothesis, none of these bones belonged to Saint Nicholas , however - as the grave they were taken from (pictured above) was not his, but that of another anonymous priest buried in the church . Nicholas' remains are actually there. What were believed to be his remains were placed in the Basilica di San Nicola , a site regularly visited by Christians. (more...)
International Space Station Crew Gearing Up for Three October Spacewalks International Space Station Crew Gearing Up for Three October Spacewalks
- October 06, 2017

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are performing a spacewalk Thursday to work on parts of the station. The first spacewalk will focus on the removal and replacement of one of the Canadarm2's latching end effectors (LEE). (more...)
Tom Petty Doc Filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich Recalls an Tom Petty Doc Filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich Recalls an "American Original"
- October 06, 2017

Man, was I lucky, and moreso we were lucky that Tom Petty passed our way and left us a soundtrack more significant every day". It was also the band's first gold album. " Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are America's band". "It's a amusing disease because it takes you a long time to really come to terms with the fact that you're sick - medically sick, you're not just suddenly going out of your mind", he said at the time. (more...)
Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. were nearly indicted over fraud accusations
- October 06, 2017

A source familiar with the investigation disclosed that email correspondence between Ivanka, Trump Jr. and other member of the Trump Organization indicated that they "intentionally inflated the numbers to make more sales". None of the investigators on the case reportedly were present. Long before Hillary Clinton's private email server became one of the most talked about aspects of the 2016 presidential election, the Trump family was entrenched in its own email controversy, in part ... (more...)
Catalan president lives outside law - Spain's deputy prime minister Catalan president lives outside law - Spain's deputy prime minister
- October 06, 2017

He's the one who decides when to press the "nuclear button" of an independence declaration. Despite calls from the Spanish government and the worldwide community to hold off the Independence referendum votes , the Catalan leader went ahead and conducted the banned referendum which eventually resulted in highhandedness from Spanish Police. (more...)
Saudi Arabia invests $1bn Saudi Arabia invests $1bn
- October 06, 2017

But prices are still half their mid-2014 levels. The current agreement runs until March 2018. The rebalancing of oil inventories is well under way, he said. Prices jumped nearly 10 percent in September on forecasts for strong demand, on signs the surplus was finally easing, and on threats from Turkey to potentially block oil exports from Iraqi Kurdistan. (more...)
BJP's yatra a flop: CPI(M) BJP's yatra a flop: CPI(M)
- October 06, 2017

Sat Sharma, while addressing, criticised the Kerala government for its "indifference" towards the ever increasing number of attacks on activists and their families affiliated with BJP and RSS . Shah has launched a 15-day rally in Kerala to target the state's CPI (M) government with the BJP accusing the Left party of being on a "killing spree" against its party workers. (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Gambled For $10000 Per Day Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Gambled For $10000 Per Day
- October 05, 2017

The sisters, who spoke to 7 News exclusively , did not want to be identified by name and requested their faces be blurred. "She is a good and gentle person, and I know she has to be devastated by what has happened", Dionne Waltrip, Danley's former stepdaughter, told KHOG-TV in Arkansas. (more...)
VX poison killed Kim Jong Nam VX poison killed Kim Jong Nam
- October 04, 2017

Doan Thi Huong, 29, from Vietnam and Siti Aisyah, 25, from Indonesia are suspected to have killed Jong-Nam at the Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13 . Witness Juliana Idris, who was on duty as a customer care representative at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2, said a man with a North Korean passport that identified him as Kim Chol, 45, approached her on the day of the attack. (more...)
Amit Shah to flag off BJP campaign against political violence in Kerala Amit Shah to flag off BJP campaign against political violence in Kerala
- October 04, 2017

He visited the Rajarajeshwara temple in Taliparamba, before heading to inaugurate the 15-day long march against what the party termed "red terrorism". This system is dominating the constitutional system in Kerela and is trying to destroy it. Shah, who walked seven kilometers accompanied by hundreds of BJP supporters, many of them carrying the party flag, was also critical of human rights activists whom he accused of raking up issues of intolerance only when it suited them. (more...)
Palestinian government meets in Gaza for first time since 2014 Palestinian government meets in Gaza for first time since 2014
- October 04, 2017

The Palestinian prime minister traveled Monday to the Gaza Strip to launch an ambitious reconciliation effort with the rival Hamas militant group, receiving a hero's welcome from thousands of people as the sides moved to end a bitter 10-year rift. (more...)
Trump blasts Puerto Rican mayor for 'poor leadership' in hurricane relief crisis Trump blasts Puerto Rican mayor for 'poor leadership' in hurricane relief crisis
- October 03, 2017

While Trump has called the federal response "amazing", the mayor has appealed publicly to Trump by name to speed up the delivery of food, water, medicine and fuel, and "to make sure somebody is in charge that is up to the task of saving lives". (more...)
President Trump Will Visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday President Trump Will Visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday
- October 03, 2017

He went on to say, "They want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort". The Trump administration has repeatedly lauded the federal government's response to Maria , despite criticism from some that the administration has not been as engaged in the recovery efforts to this storm as he was for the recent hurricanes that battered Texas and Florida . (more...)
Proposal made to swap Kulbhushan Jadav for terrorist, claims Pakistan Proposal made to swap Kulbhushan Jadav for terrorist, claims Pakistan
- October 02, 2017

The Ambassador said Pakistan has multifaceted ties with the United States stretching over the past seven decades. "This will only help forces that we are trying to fight collectively", he remarked. strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia but the United States is insisting on a bigger role for New Delhi in that country. Peace in the neighbourhood was impossible to achieve unless relations with India improved, he said. (more...)
'PUK Loses Iran's Friendship after Kurdistan Referendum' 'PUK Loses Iran's Friendship after Kurdistan Referendum'
- October 02, 2017

Iraqi forces were also deployed on the border with Turkey as part of a joint exercise with Turkish troops. Baghdad has said only domestic flights will be permitted from 18:00 (15:00 GMT) unless the Kurds hand over control of Irbil and Sulaimaniya airports. (more...)
Taliban Rockets Targeting Defense Secretary James Mattis Pelt Kabul Airport Taliban Rockets Targeting Defense Secretary James Mattis Pelt Kabul Airport
- October 01, 2017

The US strike was launched in support of Afghan security forces who had confronted militants after they fired a volley of rockets near the capital's global airport. "If NATO forces leave too soon", said Stoltenberg, "there is a risk Afghanistan may return to a state of chaos and once again become a safe haven for worldwide terrorism". (more...)
Newcastle vs Liverpool: Paul Merson reveals prediction for Premier League clash
- October 01, 2017

It will be emotional, because I spent so many years there, and have so many good memories. However, the Magpies are undefeated in the previous three encounters with Liverpool at home, winning two along with one draw. The left-back Paul Dummett can not help his teammates due to a hamstring injury, while fellow left-back Massadio Haidara is also sidelined with a knee injury. (more...)
Pyongyang sends envoy for talks in Moscow Pyongyang sends envoy for talks in Moscow
- October 01, 2017

Citing unidentified US officials, the Washington Post reported last week that Russian Federation invited Choe to "feel out Pyongyang as to a possible resumption of dialogue between the United States and North Korea ". Praising India's efforts to step up pressure on North Korea over its "dangerous and destabilising behaviour", Mr Mattis added: 'We maintain the capability to deter North Korea's most unsafe threats but also to back up our diplomats in a manner that keeps this as long as possible ... (more...)
Mysterious Cuba 'attacks' cause USA to cut embassy staff, issue travel advisory Mysterious Cuba 'attacks' cause USA to cut embassy staff, issue travel advisory
- September 30, 2017

In the readout, the Cuban government stated that it had never perpetrated any attacks on foreign diplomats or allowed third parties to use its country to launch any attacks . The decision on Friday to bring staff home is fueled in part by the Cuban government's inability to explain what is happening and offer assurances that it won't happen again. (more...)