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Backed forces capture 90 pct of Syria's Raqqa from IS

Backed forces capture 90 pct of Syria's Raqqa from IS In a statement, the SDF said it had opened a new front against ISIS on the northern edge of Raqqa , describing this as "a feature of the final stages of the Euphrates Wrath campaign, which is nearing its end". But June 6 this year marked the intrusion part of the battles into the heartland of IS in the city of Raqqa , which was declared by IS as its de facto capital in 2014. [Full Article...]

India's Supreme Court hears plea against Rohingya deportation

India's Supreme Court hears plea against Rohingya deportation Singh told reporters, "There are some politicians in India as well who are standing in support of Rohingyas ..." The BJP-led government also said that the decision was taken after a lot of consideration and that the apex court must not interfere in the matter. [Full Article...]

Kirby Smart comments on Georgia quarterback situation

Kirby Smart comments on Georgia quarterback situation I think a lot of that is determined by how Fromm's playing. "Is that 100% healthy or is that emergency backup?" It's not like we're going to sit here and make an ultimatum. "Jacob has thrown the ball, done some drops", Smart said. Fromm is fifth in the SEC in passing efficiency. Touted freshman Jake Fromm has played well since taking over, most notably leading Georgia (3-0) to a victory at Notre... [Full Article...]

Iran nuclear deal an 'embarrassment'

Tillerson's remarks come as the administration faces an October 15 deadline for deciding whether to certify that Iran is complying with the pact. If he does not, Congress has 60 days to decide whether to reimpose sanctions waived under the deal. [Full Article...]

Russia Brands Trump Stance on Iran Deal `Very Worrying'

The US said last week it was waiving sanctions on Iran and upholding its commitments to the nuclear deal as it completes a broader review of the agreement. PRESIDENT TRUMP: You'll see very soon . Trump also slammed the nuclear deal signed with Iran under the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama as an "embarrassment" to the United States. [Full Article...]

United States and Russia Discuss Deconflicting Syria at UN General Assembly

United States and Russia Discuss Deconflicting Syria at UN General Assembly The Russian Foreign Ministry reported that they also discussed cooperation on the Syrian crisis and other aspects of the situation in the Middle East and North Africa as well as the status of implementation of the Minsk agreements. The United States will seek a peaceful solution to the North Korean nuclear issue until it becomes necessary to use military force, Washington's top diplomat said Sun... [Full Article...]

Japan to offer $4m to help Rohingya refugees

Japan to offer $4m to help Rohingya refugees Many believe that Sittwe has similar significance for India to reach Bay of Bengal, as Gwadar in Baluchistan in Pakistan has for China to connect its mainland to Arabian Sea, says a DNA report. Military destroy whole villages, inhabited by Rohingya: according to satellite data, burnt some 200 villages. "We can arrange for you to visit these areas and to ask them for yourself why they have not fl... [Full Article...]

Juízes desconvocam greve prevista para Outubro

Juízes desconvocam greve prevista para Outubro A ASJP marcou uma greve para os dias 03 e 04 de outubro, em protesto contra o facto de o Governo se "mostrar intransigente" nas negociações para a revisão do estatuto dos magistrados judiciais, em particular no que toca à progressão profissional. [Full Article...]

Homeland Security Allows Sudan, S. Sudan Nationals to Stay Longer

Homeland Security Allows Sudan, S. Sudan Nationals to Stay Longer The Department of Homeland Security said those from Sudan can remain and work in the USA until November of 2018. The U.S. government confers such status on countries where citizens can not return safely or sometimes, when the country can not care for its people. [Full Article...]

Tracking Shares of Grupo Mexico SAB de CV (GMBXF) — Technical Focus

B.de C.V. was upgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Goldman Sachs. The Company offers its services to both, individual and corporate clients. Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste SAB de CV (ASR) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -6.29. [Full Article...]

Judgement reserved on Mugabe's diplomatic immunity

Judgement reserved on Mugabe's diplomatic immunity Engels accused Mugabe of assaulting her and two friends at a luxury Sandton hotel after she had walked in on them visiting her two sons. Mugabe was meant to have reported to the police to make a statement about the alleged incident the day after Engels had reported the incident, but failed to do so. [Full Article...]

Canadian PM Trudeau to receive global citizenship award in NY

Canadian PM Trudeau to receive global citizenship award in NY On Tuesday, Trudeau delivered a speech before the Atlantic Council think tank, where he was introduced by Jordan's Queen Rania and received an award for global citizenship. This evening Trudeau will be honoured by the Atlantic Council think tank for his support for worldwide trade and diversity. "It is the time for Atlantic democracies to renew our commitment to universal of rights and liberty enf... [Full Article...]

Top terror boss says attack on Australia is 'inevitable'

Top terror boss says attack on Australia is 'inevitable' Among other things, it includes placing barriers in public places to prevent vehicular attacks similar to those in Nice and Barcelona. "I don't like to say it but it will happen". Murdoch said a key risk was attackers not already on the authorities' radar, such as two Sydney men now charged with the alleged plan to bring down an worldwide flight. [Full Article...]

Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' if threatened

Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' if threatened The United States is ready, willing and able, but hopefully this will not be necessary. In a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, Moon said South Korea has always hosted global sports events successfully despite being technically at war with the North, according to a South Korean presidential official. [Full Article...]

In surprisingly hostile United Nations speech, Trump comes out swinging against Iran

Trump and North Korean President Kim Jong Un have been trash-talking for some time now about North Korea's aggressive pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. "Time and time again, President Trump has threatened to curtail the United States' obligations to the global human rights system and to the United Nations itself, " said Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action... [Full Article...]

Spanish police storm Catalan government buildings to stop independence referendum

Spanish police storm Catalan government buildings to stop independence referendum Spain's Constitutional Court has ordered the October 1 referendum suspended and the central government is waging myriad legal battles to halt it, claiming it is illegal. Catalonia's elected autonomous regional government, the Generalitat, had called the referendum after pro-independence parties were able to form an administration following elections in 2015. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma damage could be as high as $65 billion

Hurricane Irma damage could be as high as $65 billion Deaths from Irma have been reported in Broward, Collier, Duval, Hardee, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Liberty, Marion, Okeechobee, Orange, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, St. Statewide, about two percent of accounts don't have electricity. Large numbers of people in the badly-damaged Florida Keys as well as those in southwest Florida are still in the dark. [Full Article...]

Changes Needed In Iran Nuclear Deal To Win US Support, Tillerson Says

Tillerson, in an interview on Fox News, said the so-called sunset clauses, under which some of the 2015 deal's restrictions on Iran's nuclear program expire over time, were of particular concern. One of those clauses automatically lifts all of the sanctions regarding Tehran's nuclear program by 2030. "It's just simply. kicking the can down the road again for someone in the future to have to deal w... [Full Article...]

At UN, Britain to push internet firms to remove extremist content quicker

At UN, Britain to push internet firms to remove extremist content quicker She will unveil the move - also backed by France and Italy - in a speech to world leaders in NY. Internet companies including Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp Alphabet Inc's Google said they will attend the meeting. And Twitter suspended 300,000 accounts in the first six months of this year. The companies have taken steps, including hiring hundreds of new monitors to track illegal materi... [Full Article...]

Convicted killer recaptured after escape from MS prison

Convicted killer recaptured after escape from MS prison The entrance of the Mississippi State Penitentiary is seen in an undated photo provided by the Mississippi Department of Corrections in Parchman, Mississippi. He is a black male with brown eyes, standing at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing 193 pounds. Sanders, 41, is serving life in prison for a murder conviction. [Full Article...]


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