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Korean leader assassinated in Malaysia

Korean leader assassinated in Malaysia The Royal Malaysia Police said in a statement that a North Korean man they identified as Kim Chol - an alias that South Korean officials said had been used by Kim Jong Nam - died en route to a hospital on Monday after seeking medical assistance at the airport. [Full Article...]

3 held for theft at Satyarthis house; Nobel citation found

3 held for theft at Satyarthis house; Nobel citation found Police has also recovered his Nobel certificate, jewellery and other personal items. Satyarthi, a child rights and education activist, won the prize along with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai in 2014. All items, including the Nobel medal replica, iPads, laptops and watches, have been recovered. Delhi police commissioner Amulya Patnaik also tweeted about the case being solved. [Full Article...]

Raila reacts after doctors are jailed

Raila reacts after doctors are jailed She had asked top chiefs of Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union ( KMPDU ) to call off their job boycott, now on its 72nd day, and engage the government in talks. Masika. But National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale claimed Raila is "perfecting the art of scapegoating, lamenting and blame game" as he detailed unsuccessful efforts by the Government to end the strike. [Full Article...]

Army issues final permit to construct the Dakota Access Pipeline

Army issues final permit to construct the Dakota Access Pipeline It is entirely underground and surpasses federal safety requirements. Standing Rock Sioux announced that they will continue the fight to protect their "water and sacred places from the brazen private interests trying to push this pipeline through". [Full Article...]

Trump's Team Talked to a Russian Official About Sanctions Before His Inauguration

Trump's Team Talked to a Russian Official About Sanctions Before His Inauguration Flynn had repeatedly insisted he never discussed sanctions in a series of phone calls with Kislyak in late December, but his spokesman told the Post this week that while Flynn "had no recollection of discussing sanctions, he couldn't be certain that the topic never came up". [Full Article...]

US Judge Strikes Down Tribe Request to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline Construction

US Judge Strikes Down Tribe Request to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Construction began last week after Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas, Texas, received the last easement it needed from the Trump Administration to complete the final phase of the more than 1,100 mile-long pipeline, drilling under the Missouri River. [Full Article...]

Chinese soldier returns home after spending five decades in India

Chinese soldier returns home after spending five decades in India After his release from prison in 1969, he settled in Tirodi village of Balaghat district in Madhya Pradesh. While Wang's wife and daughter did not make the trip to China with him, he was accompanied by his son, daughter-in-law and grandson. [Full Article...]

European Commission President says no to second term

According to Reuters, Mr Juncker told Deutschlandfunk radio: "The other European Union 27 don't know it yet, but the Brits know very well how they can tackle this". UK Prime Minister Theresa May was in Washington last month laying the groundwork for a new, post-Brexit trade agreement with the U.S., and has also courted other countries for potential deals. [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau's shade of Donald Trump's handshake is already legendary

Justin Trudeau's shade of Donald Trump's handshake is already legendary It reflects a grasp of a "unique" partnership and a commitment to continue to strengthen ties for the mutual benefit of the two countries. Trudeau said "diversity is our strength". Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto canceled a planned White House visit amid Trump's insistence that Mexico would ultimately bear the cost of his promised border wall. [Full Article...]

Hundreds evacuated from Hamburg Airport after dozens injured from 'unknown toxin'

It is not considered lethal but it might contribute to worsening someone's condition and, in few occasions, leading to death. Doctors were examining those injured by the unknown toxin in a specially designated area outside the airport . After similar incidents recently at local schools, "it has obviously become fashionable to empty this type of cartridge" in public places, fire department offic... [Full Article...]

Juncker will not seek second term as European Commission President

The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he will step down when his current term ends in 2019, German media report. He explained that the British people know pretty well how to manage the negotiations, and might promise "country A this, and country B that, and country C something else" thus disrupting the cohesion of the EU. [Full Article...]

Greece defuses WWII bomb after mass evacuation

Greece defuses WWII bomb after mass evacuation More than 300 disabled people and bed-bound patients were the first to move out on Saturday morning, at the start of what is being described as the biggest peacetime evacuation in Greece's history. The discovery of such a bomb is not a new story. He added that similar bombs had been found in previous years near the Macedonia Airport east of the city, but, with the area being mostly open fields, no... [Full Article...]

Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy resigns

Sam Rainsy, who has led the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) since its inception but fled to France in 2015 in the face of several lawsuits against him, announced his resignation in posts on Twitter and Facebook. The ruling party on Friday said that it was pushing through a new law on political parties, proposed by Mr. Hun Sen earlier this month. Mr Rainsy has faced several lawsuits from th... [Full Article...]

France's power shows through as they edge out Scotland

France's power shows through as they edge out Scotland Serin has the cut of a confident player and looks like a real find, so Noves may be best served starting him for the whole tournament. Stuart Hogg and Tim Swinson scored tries for the Scots and Finn Russell added two conversions, but key misses from the tee made the difference. [Full Article...]

United Airlines pilot removed from flight after weird rant over intercom

United Airlines pilot removed from flight after weird rant over intercom She then started asking passengers if she had personally offended them and began talking with Reiss, who was trying to leave the plane, as he waited for the flight attendants to open the doors. Don't worry, I'm gonna let my co-pilot fly it - he's a man. "And asked us to take a vote to see whether she should change into her uniform". He wrote , "I kid u not, her parting words: 'We should be on s... [Full Article...]

Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected as new German president

In his acceptance speech, Steinmeier said that Germany should be an "anchor of hope" at a time when democratic institutions were under threat across the world. "This is a good day for Germany", she said. He has also won respect for his persistence in trying to resolve the long-running crisis in Ukraine. Steinmeier was the Social Democractic Party candidate who challenged Angela Merkel in the Fed... [Full Article...]

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile as Trump and Abe meet

Looking at the president's other comments on the region, Trump has repeatedly insisted that South Korea (and Japan) should have to pay the USA for protection against North Korea, or that the longtime US ally should have to start protecting itself. [Full Article...]

NSW Bushfire Threat Downgraded As Authorities Assess Property Loss

New South Wales Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said typical fire-danger ratings go as high as 100, indicating the highest fire danger conditions. Emergency alert telephone messages were sent to people in the area. The Golden Highway was closed due to smoke and was expected to remain closed for the rest of the day. [Full Article...]

Trump Praises Stephen Miller Over Defense of Travel Ban

Trump Praises Stephen Miller Over Defense of Travel Ban On Sunday, Mr. Trump said 72 percent of refugees admitted into the USA during the "COURT BREAKDOWN" since February 3 are from the seven countries on his ban list. The president in recent weeks has gotten some support on the issue from fellow Republicans who have said voter fraud has occurred in their states. Miller went on to list terrorist attacks inside the United States as justification for t... [Full Article...]

The US blocks former Palestinian PM from United Nations mission

Haley released a statement saying, "For too long the United Nations has been unfairly biased in favor of the Palestinian Authority to the detriment of our allies in Israel". "The new administration proved once again that it stands firmly alongside the state of Israel in the global arena and in the United Nations in particular", he added, as quoted by the Times of Israel . [Full Article...]


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