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Polish prime minister in vehicle crash

Polish prime minister in vehicle crash She's undergoing routine tests", said government spokesman Rafal Bochenek, quoted by public radio IAR. The accident happened in the PM's hometown of Oswiecim on Friday afternoon. The Prime Minister was in a convoy travelling along a main road when a Fiat 500 from a nearby street drove into her auto. It is the second time the Prime Minister has been involved in a crash in the past few months. [Full Article...]

Trump Backtracks on 'One China' Stance With Xi

Trump Backtracks on 'One China' Stance With Xi There was diplomatic chill between the two nations after Trump did his unorthodox telephone call to the Taiwanese President in December after his electoral victory. "Ensuring this political basis does not waiver is vital for the healthy, stable development of China-U.S. relations", Lu said. The one-China policy is the basis for diplomatic recognition by China of all countries, including Irel... [Full Article...]

In call with Putin, Trump denounced Obama-era nuclear arms treaty

The news agency said Mr Trump paused to ask aides what the treaty was, and then denounced it as favouring Russian Federation. The Administration should maintain the current USA sanctions regime against Russia and Russian entities - and to impose new sanctions as necessary and merited by Russian behavior -unless Ukraine's control over Crimea is restored, Russia fully respects the Minsk agre... [Full Article...]

EU Top Diplomat Has 'Fruitful' Meeting With US Secretary of State

EU Top Diplomat Has 'Fruitful' Meeting With US Secretary of State Mogherini said that during her visit, administration officials agreed to maintain sanctions on Russian Federation until a 2015 cease-fire deal to stop the fighting in Ukraine, known as the Minsk agreement, is fully implemented. And the EU is working to get more out of its defense and security through new investments and coordination individual European countries couldn't do on their own. [Full Article...]

Turkey begins funerals for soldiers killed in Russian airstrike

Turkey begins funerals for soldiers killed in Russian airstrike Russian Federation stepped in to stop fighting between Syrian-backed government forces and Turkish-backed opposition forces in northern Syria as both sides converge on the ISIS-held city of al-Bab, according to multiple sources. Russian air strikes that accidentally killed three Turkish soldiers in Syria were launched based on coordinates provided to Russia by the Turkish military, Kremlin spokesm... [Full Article...]

Trump Signed Three New Executive Orders

Trump Signed Three New Executive Orders At the formal ceremony to appoint Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, the President outlined the new mandate that Mr Sessions would have, including tackling crime, drug cartels and terrorism. The report was published on Friday by Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration, a coalition of more than 200 current and former senior police officers and prosecutors. [Full Article...]

USA weighs blacklisting Islamic Revolutionary Guards

USA weighs blacklisting Islamic Revolutionary Guards Iran's most powerful security entity, the IRGC also has control over large portions of Iran's economy and great influence on its political system. The Department of the Treasury in 2007 sanctioned elements of the IRGC "entities and individuals engaged in or supporting proliferation and terrorism". [Full Article...]

Trump loses appeal to reinstate travel ban

He was however in for a rude surprise when the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against his ban. The decision is likely to be appealed in the US Supreme Court. Tech executives including Aaron Levie, CEO of enterprise storage company Box, shared their enthusiasm for the ruling. Trump indicated he would appeal the ruling in an all-caps tweet . [Full Article...]

Burning people run from carriage after fire on Hong Kong subway

Burning people run from carriage after fire on Hong Kong subway Police anti-terrorism officers, who were recently deployed to patrol the city's railway network for the first time to beef up security in response to global terrorist attacks, were also sent to the scene. "More details to follow", the MTR said in a statement on its official website. One man has been arrested for arson, but is undergoing surgery due to his injuries. [Full Article...]

Foreigner's fingerprints to be collected upon entry to China

Foreigner's fingerprints to be collected upon entry to China The project will be piloted at Shenzhen Airport and a number of other airports from February 10 onwards before gradually being rolled out across the country throughout 2017. China has been focusing on further strengthening national security, and investing in the new system is a part of it, she said, adding that people entering China illegally are likely to work illegally and even get involved in c... [Full Article...]

Indonesia disaster agency says 7 killed in Bali landslide

A number of others were seriously injured, and they have been taken to hospital. Red Cross aid workers and the military personnel are engaged in rescue operations, the National Disaster Agency officials told Jakarta Globe. Extreme weather over the past few days has led to landslides and floods in several areas across the country, leading to the deaths of at least 12 people. [Full Article...]

'Death to America!' Hundreds of Thousands Rally Against Trump in Iran

'Death to America!' Hundreds of Thousands Rally Against Trump in Iran According to Fox News , citing a USA official, Iran launched a missile from the same pad used earlier this year. On the anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, which toppled the US -backed shah, marchers including hundreds of military personnel and policemen headed towards Tehran's Azadi (Freedom) Square. [Full Article...]

Mass stranding of whales on NZ beach

Mass stranding of whales on NZ beach Volunteers also covered the whales in blankets to keep them damp and threw buckets of water on them while they waited for high tide to come. Volunteers will be pulled off the beach as light fades tonight, as working with black whales on a dark beach in dark water is very risky, Mr Grover said . [Full Article...]

Pentagon says USA air strikes killed 11 al Qaeda operatives in Syria

Pentagon says USA air strikes killed 11 al Qaeda operatives in Syria Masri's death was announced along with notification that 10 other al-Qaida terrorists were killed in an airstrike on February 3 in the same region of Syria. Al-Qaeda's influence in Syria operates largely through an affiliate jihadist group, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS), formerly known as al-Nusra Front. Al-Qaeda's leadership in Syria took a serious hit when a senior commander and 10 operatives wer... [Full Article...]

Canadian man found barefoot in Brazil after going missing in 2012

Canadian man found barefoot in Brazil after going missing in 2012 Yet despite his horrific ordeal he was arrested over years-old assault charges upon his return. He was retracing his steps when he was spotted by Brazilian-Canadian police officer Helenice Vidigal in December, who suspected instantly the bearded stranger was not local to the area. [Full Article...]

Lady Gaga announces November 7 Little Caesar's date

She said that part of how they decide who is going to come and do the halftime show is based on the ideas of the artists and what they want to do. Her fifth studio album " Joanne " was recently released and debuted at No. "I was at Bradley's house with [Metallica drummer] Lars [Ulrich] and we were just hanging out", the singer shared. In the season 23 finale "Lisa Goes Gaga", the pop star (who... [Full Article...]

Kremlin believes sanctions are harmful for both sides

Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, and Ben Cardin, D-Maryland, plan to introduce legislation that would impose strict new congressional oversight and veto power over the Trump administration if it chose to lift sanctions on Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Paris to Build Barrier Around Eiffel Tower to Counter Terrorism

The glass wall, which will be bullet proof, will be 2.5 metres high and of course transparent so as not to ruin the aesthetic beauty of the city's top tourist attraction. And last July 86 people were killed when a truck ploughed into crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice. The proposal is part of a 300 million euro ($4.4 million) project announced in January to modernise the 128-year-old tower. [Full Article...]

Britain's House of Commons approves Brexit bill

Lewis, who has been tipped in some quarters as a potential future Labour leader, said his vote was a matter of conscience. UK's lower house of Parliament approved legislation for Brexit allowing the government of Prime Minister Theresa May to officially begin the process. [Full Article...]

Australian man trapped nose-deep in dam for five hours

Mr Miller, from Sydney, Australia, used his yoga skiller to keep his back arched in the air as he shouted for help. "I don't cry very much, but I was very teary, just so happy", Mr Miller said about seeing his children this morning, for the first time since the accident. [Full Article...]


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