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Harry Roque appointed presidential adviser on human rights

Harry Roque appointed presidential adviser on human rights This was announced by Roque in a statement sent to Palace reporters on Wednesday afternoon, November 22. Roque, however, failed to mention as to when the appointment was made. "I considered the position with the specific objective of getting an audience with the President to address key human rights issues in the Philippines ", he said during his first press conference as a spokesman. [Artigo completo...]

Hardik Patel backs Congress after agreement on Patidar quota

Hardik Patel backs Congress after agreement on Patidar quota Tuesday being the last day for filing nominations for the phase-1, Congress went into huddle to address the demands of the Patidars. Now, this election will turn out to be a massive fight between Congress and BJP. "They were earlier agitating not for the reservation, but to make Congress win in the upcoming election". While addressing a huge gathering, for the first time since the alleged differ... [Artigo completo...]

Turkish troops, Kurdish militia clash in Idlib

Turkish troops, Kurdish militia clash in Idlib Syrian Kurdish militants on November 20 launched a mortar attack targeting observation points set up by the Turkish Armed Forces in Syria's Idlib , just ahead of a scheduled key summit in the Russian resort of Sochi to discuss the Syrian conflict. [Artigo completo...]

Bélgica declara as loot boxes como jogos de azar

Bélgica declara as loot boxes como jogos de azar De recordar que este tipo de microtransações têm estado debaixo de fogo depois da 'enchente' de críticas que foram feitas a 'Star Wars Battlefront II'. O Ministro de Justiça da Bélgica, Koen Geens, disse ao VTM Nieuws que "Misturar jogos de azar e videojogos, especialmente em idades jovens, é perigoso para a saúde mental da criança". [Artigo completo...]

Detained Russian Lawmaker Kerimov Entered France Without Diplomatic Passport

Detained Russian Lawmaker Kerimov Entered France Without Diplomatic Passport Kerimov is ranked by Forbes magazine as one of Russia's richest businessman, with a net worth of $6.3 billion. "Russia's foreign missions in France are now in constant contact with the French authorities, pushing for an immediate release of Kerimov", Anna Slychkova, spokeswoman for the Russian embassy in France, said. [Artigo completo...]

Irish foreign minister: United Kingdom has "no credible answers" over future of border

Irish foreign minister: United Kingdom has However, Mr Coveney echoed the Taoiseach, suggesting Ireland had a veto on a Brexit deal and would be prepared to use it. But he stressed that the Irish government's position had been consistent throughout. "This is a much bigger issue than trade". "It could be enough to say, OK we are ready to move to phase 2, but only if it's not the final figure". [Artigo completo...]

Obras em estádio revelam cruz suástica gigante — Alemanha

Obras em estádio revelam cruz suástica gigante — Alemanha Trabalhadores que realizavam escavações durante a reforma de um estádio em Hamburgo, no norte da Alemanha, encontraram uma suástica gigante enterrada no local onde vestiários serão construídos. [Artigo completo...]

National Park Service extends comment period for proposed fee hikes

National Park Service extends comment period for proposed fee hikes The fee increase was expected to raise about $70 million a year. It said the new deadline, set for December 22, was made "to accommodate interest in this issue from members of Congress and the public ". Under the proposal, peak season entrance fees would be established at 17 national parks . An annual pass would cost $75. If the fees are approved, the NPS estimates the increase could g... [Artigo completo...]

Philippine gov't scraps talks with leftist rebels

Philippine gov't scraps talks with leftist rebels The government and representatives of the outlawed Communist Party of the Philippines, the political arm of the New People's Army (NPA), began negotiations in April to lay the foundations for a definitive peace, although the talks remained stagnant and there were armed clashes. [Artigo completo...]

At least 30 killed in farmer-herder violence in Nigeria

At least 30 killed in farmer-herder violence in Nigeria Security analysts said it again underlined the threat posed by the Islamic State group affiliate, despite an overall decline in deaths from attacks by the group past year. Adamawa, Borno and Yobe have been the most affected states by the Boko Haram insurgency that has caused about 100,000 deaths since 2009. In a statement, the president's office said the government would do "everything required ... [Artigo completo...]

Chance of rain as temperatures crash

Chance of rain as temperatures crash Highs will max out near 70, with overnight lows in the 50s. Much colder on Sunday with highs in the 40s. Overnight Tuesday into Wednesday: Re-enforcing cold front will begin to drop southward into the area. The weather service says the highest temperature recorded in downtown Los Angeles on a Thanksgiving Day was 90 degrees on November 26, 1903. Unfortunately it's hard to forecast the NA... [Artigo completo...]

Pak court frees Hafiz Saeed from house arrest

Pak court frees Hafiz Saeed from house arrest An official said in a statement, "The government can not afford to set Saeed free in the current circumstance". Hafiz Saeed has been under house arrest since January this year and was detained after enormous pressure on the federal government by the United States (USA) and severe reservations by India. [Artigo completo...]

Mladic 'Significantly Contributed' to Srebrenica Massacre — UN Court

Mladic 'Significantly Contributed' to Srebrenica Massacre — UN Court Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia found Mladic guilty of 10 of 11 charges, including the slaughter of 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica and the siege of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo , in which more than 11,000 civilians were killed by shelling and sniper fire over 43 months. [Artigo completo...]

Catholic school forced to cover 'unfortunate' statue featuring kneeling boy

Catholic school forced to cover 'unfortunate' statue featuring kneeling boy But it didn't take long for students to start taking inappropriate photos with an unfortunately placed loaf of bread. The sculpture - commemorating one of the Biblical, bread-related miracles of Saint Dominic - was only unveiled at Blackfriars Priory this week, but spectators quickly cottoned on to a regrettable design flaw. [Artigo completo...]

U.S. warns citizens of risk of missiles from Yemen hitting Saudi Arabia

U.S. warns citizens of risk of missiles from Yemen hitting Saudi Arabia The Syrian government, backed by Russian Federation and Iran, was replaced by the pro-rebel Syrian National Coalition in the Arab League in 2013, but the Syrian seat was again vacated in 2014. A new USA travel warning follows a Houthi missile attack in early November near the worldwide airport in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Hariri flew to Paris Saturday and vowed to return to Lebanon to attend ... [Artigo completo...]

Ex-Fighter Pilot Wins Somaliland Presidency in Wake of Protests

Ex-Fighter Pilot Wins Somaliland Presidency in Wake of Protests Warsame said the November 13 polls saw 80 percent turnout, noting that 556,617 voters cast their vote out of the registered 704,089. More than 700,000 oo voters have cast their votes during the election that took place in six regions in Somaliland. [Artigo completo...]

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) Overpriced by -1%

Hormel expects full-year earnings to be $1.60 to $1.70 per share, with revenue in the range of $9.4 billion to $9.8 billion. They set an "overweight" rating and a $40.00 target price for the company. The Board of Directors authorized the first quarterly dividend of eighteen and three fourths cents (18.75) a share to be paid on February 15, 2018, to stockholders of record at the close of business o... [Artigo completo...]

ISRO: Plans to develop revolutionized satellite launch system

ISRO: Plans to develop revolutionized satellite launch system According to ISRO, the Aditya-1 mission was conceived as a 400kg class satellite carrying one payload, the Visible Emission Line Coronagraph (VELC) and was planned to launch in a 800 km low earth orbit. "The amount of money used in building a normal-size PSLV rocket can actually be used to manufacture multiple numbers of such mini-PSLVs, which, in turn, can launch several satellites. [Artigo completo...]

Coreia do Norte violou fronteira com Sul ao perseguir desertor

Coreia do Norte violou fronteira com Sul ao perseguir desertor Entre os primeiros seis a 12 meses, todas elas paravam de ser menstruadas. "As mulheres soldado diziam que ficavam contentes por não terem o período". Mas acabou a dormir numa cama com colchão de palha de arroz, que absorvia todos os odores e largava um cheiro insuportável na camarata que partilhava com mais duas dúzias de mulheres. [Artigo completo...]

CCTVs to record Supreme Court, High Court trial proceedings in public interest

CCTVs to record Supreme Court, High Court trial proceedings in public interest This step is in larger public interest, discipline and security", the court said, asking the ASG to submit the report by Thursday. We don't need privacy here. He then adjourned the matter for November 23. The court, by its March 28 order, had said that the RTI provisions would not apply to the camera recordings and the footage would not be given for "any objective other than the goal for which t... [Artigo completo...]


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