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Europe-Bound Illegal Immigrants Found in Libya's Sabratha

Europe-Bound Illegal Immigrants Found in Libya's Sabratha Graisia also hailed the Presidential Council for its support to their war on "terror". Libya has plunged into insecurity and political chaos since the ouster and killing of its long-time leader Moamer Kadhafi in a NATO-backed 2011 revolution. [Full Article...]

Norway breaks barriers as federation agrees to equal pay for women

Norway breaks barriers as federation agrees to equal pay for women According to numbers cited by The Guardian , the remuneration pot for the women has almost doubled from $386,864 to $750,203 with a large portion coming from the contribution made by the male players, money previously generated for the men's team by way of commercial activities. [Full Article...]

Spanish court tries to block Catalan independence

Spanish court tries to block Catalan independence Madrid , Barcelona- The Catalan head of foreign affairs said on Friday that Catalonia's parliament will meet on Monday in defiance of a decision by Spain's Constitutional Court to suspend the session. Organisers of Sunday's vote in Catalonia put the turnout at 42%, with 2.2 million people taking part. Europa Press news agency and other Spanish media reports that Agbar's board chose to re... [Full Article...]

Trump says giving peace a chance before USA embassy move to Jerusalem

Trump says giving peace a chance before USA embassy move to Jerusalem During his 2016 campaign, Trump came up with the controversial proposal that caused a lot of discussions. Trump has repeatedly said peace between Israelis and Palestinians was something he could achieve as president . Israel lays claim to the entirety of Jerusalem al-Quds as its capital while Palestinians want its eastern part as the capital of their future state. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation says 'black identity extremists' pose growing threat to police

Federal Bureau of Investigation says 'black identity extremists' pose growing threat to police Incidents involving "alleged police abuse" have "continued to feed the resurgence in ideologically motivated, violent criminal activity within the BIE movement", says the report composed by the FBI's Counterterrorism Division. Earlier this year, The Intercept reported that the FBI began investigating white supremacist infiltration of law enforcement in 2015. The most famous example is COINTELPRO ... [Full Article...]

Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Nathu La along with Army chief

Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Nathu La along with Army chief Apart from the meetings with security personnel, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also acknowledged the unexpected row of Chinese soldiers from across the fence, who were clicking pictures. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today conducted an aerial survey of the Doklam-Nathula area on the India-China border. Reacting to the media reports, the Ministry of External Affairs, in a recent sta... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas Shooter Scouted Sites in Boston and Chicago

Las Vegas Shooter Scouted Sites in Boston and Chicago The U.S. official briefed by federal law enforcement officers wasn't authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Las Vegas Sheriff Joe Lombardo said in a news conference Wednesday evening that Paddock had previously stayed at a Las Vegas high-rise condo during a music festival the weekend before the shooting. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan gets US-made Black Hawk helicopters

Afghanistan gets US-made Black Hawk helicopters Afghan President Ashraf Ghani also attended the ceremony and hailed the country's air force pilots as "the real champions" of the 16-year war in the impoverished country that was invaded by a US-led foreign military force in 2001 purportedly aimed at rooting out the Taliban insurgents. [Full Article...]

Anti-Russia sanctions may be lifted soon - Saudi FM

Anti-Russia sanctions may be lifted soon - Saudi FM As for worldwide issues on the agenda of the Russian-Saudi high-level talks, the Middle East crises have been in the spotlight. Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia are one of the largest oil producers involved in the deal. Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia are now at loggerheads over the conflict in Syria. According to Sputnik News, the government of Saudi Arabia is seeking to diversify its ... [Full Article...]

Pak appoints ex-CJ to argue Jadhav case

Pak appoints ex-CJ to argue Jadhav case Jadhav, a 46-year-old retired Indian Navy officer, was captured in Balochistan in March, 2016 by Pakistani security forces and tried in a military court which sentenced him to death for "espionage and subversive activities". He said they were in touch with relevant stakeholders, including Khawar Qureshi who had pleaded Pakistan's case at the initial stage, to formalise a robust reply refuting all ... [Full Article...]

FLASHBACK: Michelle Obama Praised Harvey Weinstein as a 'Wonderful Human Being'

FLASHBACK: Michelle Obama Praised Harvey Weinstein as a 'Wonderful Human Being' But, according to a New York Times story that was posted on October 5, for many years Weinstein was also routinely sexually harassing women. "I have resigned as an advisor to Harvey Weinstein", Bloom tweeted. Weinstein was said, by a person familiar with the crisis management plan, to be in his company office on Friday making calls. "In a year from now I am going to reach out to her". [Full Article...]

Foreign secretary in Delhi: Bangladesh supports China's One-Belt-One Road

Foreign secretary in Delhi: Bangladesh supports China's One-Belt-One Road Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque stressed on the economic limitations that Bangladesh faces and expressed the need to build links, even with China. He said: "In case of Bangladesh, we realise that we are geographically very small but we have, in order to overcome those limitations, to weave ourselves with the rest of the world. [Full Article...]

Bozak, Maple Leafs fend off Rangers

Bozak, Maple Leafs fend off Rangers In the end, it was the Rangers who made the most mistakes, undoing themselves with some bad penalties in the third period. The Maple Leafs bombarded the Rangers with five first-period goals Saturday night. Shanahan said the inspiration for the motto came from the Leafs' first owner, Conn Smythe. They trailed by four just 17:19 into the game, and by the 14:06 mark of the second period the Blues... [Full Article...]

Police confident no one else in shooter's room before Las Vegas attack

Police confident no one else in shooter's room before Las Vegas attack He added: "While some of it has helped create a better profiling to the madness of the suspect, we do not still have a motive or reason why". "We have looked at literally everything." 1-800-Call-FBI (225-5324) will be displayed on billboards around Las Vegas . [Full Article...]

U.S. gives Pakistan "one more" chance to stop hurting India, others

U.S. gives Pakistan Pakistan can have strong economic benefits from India if it realises that the "tide has shifted" and stop providing safe havens to terrorists on its soil, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said. It is yet not clear when the visit would take place as the Afghan government has not commented on the matter yet. Ranking Member Senator Jack Reed said if the mission in Afghanistan is to be successful... [Full Article...]

White nationalists march again with torches in Charlottesville

White nationalists march again with torches in Charlottesville The group remained in Emancipation Park for about 20 minutes with various people speaking and chanting, "You will not replace us!" and "We will be back!" Charlottesville police observed no disorders at the rally, and officers followed Spencer and his supporters as they left Emancipation Park in a tour bus to ensure that they were leaving the city. [Full Article...]

CRPF Officer Injured In Terrorist Attack In Jammu And Kashmir

CRPF Officer Injured In Terrorist Attack In Jammu And Kashmir The firing took place around 5:50 p.m. near Mir Bazar police station. He said that the militants fired indiscriminately and fled the spot soon after. [Full Article...]

Libyan Authorities Recover Bodies of Beheaded Copts

Libyan Authorities Recover Bodies of Beheaded Copts The mass grave for the victims' was disclosed after the arrest of IS militants by Libyan authorities last month. Libya has descended into chaos since a popular 2011 uprising that toppled and later killed longtime dictator Moammar Gaddafi. [Full Article...]

Poland Catholics Pray Along Border In Controversial Event Seen As Anti-Muslim

Poland Catholics Pray Along Border In Controversial Event Seen As Anti-Muslim A day of prayer dedicated to the anniversary of the victory over the Ottoman Turks in the naval battle of Lepanto in 1571. Worshipers lined up in long rows in the fields, on the streets and on the Baltic beaches. Halina Kotarska, 65, said she was expressing thanks for the survival of her son in a vehicle crash, but also praying for the survival of Christianity in Europe. [Full Article...]

WTA China Open: Chan & Hingis beat Sania-Peng again

WTA China Open: Chan & Hingis beat Sania-Peng again Top seeds Yung-Jan Chan and Martina Hingis had the measure of Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Shuai Peng yet again, the Taipei-Swiss combination prevailing 2-6, 6-1, [10-5] in the semifinals of the WTA China Open tennis tournament on Saturday. [Full Article...]


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