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Thousands Flee Mosul as Fighting Continues in City's West

Thousands Flee Mosul as Fighting Continues in City's West Reporting from Erbil, Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker, who visited the hospital where the patients were being treated, said: "I saw a young boy, about eight or nine years old, and his entire body had burn marks, black and brown marks, all across his body". [Full Article...]

Pyongyang warns of strong response to US-South Korea drills

Pyongyang warns of strong response to US-South Korea drills But the successful launch of a ballistic missile test on February 11, the first since Trump took office, and claims by North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un that his country was close to testing an intercontinental ballistic missile , has put the US on edge. [Full Article...]

Fillon's wife breaks silence over role in 'fake jobs' scandal

The position of the right-wing candidate has been weakened after he announced he was being summoned for official questioning over allegations he paid his wife and children substantial sums for parliamentary work they never carried out. "Every day I told him that" but "it's up to him to decide", she told the weekly newspaper. For the first time since "fake work" allegations emerged, his Wales-bor... [Full Article...]

Netherlands opposes Turkish referendum rally in Rotterdam

Netherlands opposes Turkish referendum rally in Rotterdam When asked about Rutte's comments, Bozdag said politicians in Europe were being anti-Turkey in their quest for votes ahead of elections - the Dutch vote on March 15 - which he said was a "big mistake". While Turkish justice minister Bekir Bozdag accused Germany of double standards, for blocking referendum rallies in Germany while attacking Turkey over the rule of law, his German justice collea... [Full Article...]

Cuomo Announces NY-Israel Commission On Unity Trip Overseas

Cuomo Announces NY-Israel Commission On Unity Trip Overseas Empire State Development President, CEO and Commissioner Howard Zemsky will meet with automotive technology and venture capital firms to discuss economic development opportunities in New York State. "We can never, ever, let that change". Cuomo's office said his brief visit would include meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan. [Full Article...]

Philadelphia Eagles win coin flip, receive 14th overall pick in NFL Draft

That changed, however, last Labor Day weekend when Roseman traded quarterback Sam Bradford to the Vikings. Minnesota, which traded its first-round pick to Philadelphia previous year for Sam Bradford, and Indianapolis finished the season with 8-8 records and had matching strength of schedules, the first tiebreaker. [Full Article...]

Fighter jet crashes near Turkey-Syria border

Fighter jet crashes near Turkey-Syria border At the time of the crash, pro-government warplanes were carrying out airstrikes on the town of al-Dana in Idlib province. The pilot of the jet, who bailed out as his jet was crashing, has been found 40 kilometers away from the wreckage site. [Full Article...]

Erdogan accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'

Erdogan accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices' But several German towns have cancelled public campaign events by Turkish ministers in recent days over safety and security concerns, fraying relations between Berlin and Ankara. We don't want to see their fascist actions. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, speaking in Antalya, western Turkey, also chastised the Netherlands after authorities in Rotherdam banned a Turkish rally planned fo... [Full Article...]

Indus Water Treaty: Indian officials to attend meeting in Lahore

Indus Water Treaty: Indian officials to attend meeting in Lahore The PIC is set to meet just six months after India decided not to hold any meeting of the commission with Pakistan to protest cross-border terror from the neighbouring country. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has categorically made a statement that we will use that water irrespective of whatever may be the consequences". The government then reportedly made a decision to suspend further talks and i... [Full Article...]

Jordan hangs 15 convicts in rare mass execution

Jordan hangs 15 convicts in rare mass execution The prisoners, all Jordanians, were hanged at dawn on Saturday in a jail south of Amman, Information Minister Muhammad Momani said. One of the convicts was found guilty of killing leftist Christian writer Nahed Hattar past year in Amman, a death that sent shock waves across Jordan and drew the condemnation of King Abdullah. [Full Article...]

'No economic case' for Scottish independence - Theresa May

'No economic case' for Scottish independence - Theresa May Sturgeon said on Friday that British ministers had "refused to seriously engage" with Scotland, offering a "brick wall of Tory intransigence". Scots rejected independence by 55% to 44% in September 2014, but since the Brexit vote previous year - in which Scotland voted to remain in the European Union (EU) despite the rest of the United Kingdom voting to leave - there has been constant speculatio... [Full Article...]

Jaafari: Key Achievement of Geneva Talks Reasonable Agenda of Four Points

Jaafari: Key Achievement of Geneva Talks Reasonable Agenda of Four Points Speaking to reporters after another long day of meetings, the envoy called the round of talks "substantive" and said the parties had agreed to return later in March to discuss four points - governance, constitution, elections and counter-terrorism. [Full Article...]

Oil Prices Drop Following Record US Crude Stocks

Oil Prices Drop Following Record US Crude Stocks However, with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries now setting a production ceiling, oil-related exchange traded funds may find themselves on better footing. Gasoline inventories decreased by 0.5 million barrels last week, while distillate fuel inventories decreased by 0.9 million barrels last week. On the opposite side, however, is OPEC's compliance with its cuts, which improved to 9... [Full Article...]

Turkey, Syrian rebels attack US-allied militia : militia official

Turkey, Syrian rebels attack US-allied militia : militia official Syria appears to have cut a Russian-brokered deal with the Kurdish YPG and the Manbij Military Council. In al-Bab, Turkish forces took the city, but Syrian troops took the immediate south, effectively cutting off any deeper Turksih advances. [Full Article...]

Indian Railways plans to rollout App to assist with travel solutions

Indian Railways plans to rollout App to assist with travel solutions The app aims to become a one-stop solution for various travel-related services such as booking tickets, retiring rooms, tour packages, ordering food from a restaurant and finding hotel rooms. "Once the railways were the only option for freight , so it had the monopoly". Chairman, railway board, AK Mital said that enhancing more traffic share is a big task for the Railways and all stakeholders m... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government 'minded' to refer Fox's Sky deal to regulator

The statement in question, issued today by the U.K.'s Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport Karen Bradley, suggested a European Intervention Notice may be required since public interest considerations-as set out in the Enterprise Act 2002-that are relevant to this proposed merger warrant further investigation. [Full Article...]

LeEco lays off 85% employees in India

It was in last February that LeEco had entered India, and became customers' favourite because of great deals on smartphones and large-screen LED television sets. "All this certainly does not signal a company in wind-up mode", it said. It's yet to be ascertained if the company has any particular reason behind taking this decision, but for now, it seems like LeEco's future in the country hangs in th... [Full Article...]

An Indian athlete arrested for sexually abusing a minor girl in US

An Indian athlete arrested for sexually abusing a minor girl in US There is evidence that supports the charges. Police arrested Tanveer on Wednesday after the girl, who is under the age of 13, accused him of sexually abusing her. Let us, the people of Saranac Lake and the Adirondacks, also hold onto a sense of honor, fairness and compassion as the truth and consequences of this painful situation emerge. [Full Article...]

Trump meets with 4th graders, private school leaders in Orlando

Trump meets with 4th graders, private school leaders in Orlando Trump is the first sitting president to visit a Catholic school since Ronald Reagan visited St. Agatha Catholic School in the Archdiocese of Detroit on October 10, 1984, years after he was elected. Education Department were closed. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said earlier in the week that education is "a top priority" for the president. Education is the civil rights issue of our time. [Full Article...]

Merkel offers Egypt help in stemming migration to Europe

The agreement provides for, among other things, the repatriation of about 1,500 Tunisians now living illegally in Germany. For her part, Merkel announced that the German contribution to the economic development of Tunisia will be increased by 15.8 million US dollars. [Full Article...]


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