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Venezuela’s self-declared president mobilises volunteers to fetch U.S. humanitarian aid

Venezuela’s self-declared president mobilises volunteers to fetch U.S. humanitarian aid He says what happened in Venezuela "will never happen to us". Venezuela's opposition leader and self-declared president Juan Guaido spoke to a crowd of supporters gathered in eastern Caracas on Saturday and vowed to continue to fight to bring in aid to his country. [Full Article...]

NA session postponed for two days to 20 Feb

NA session postponed for two days to 20 Feb According to the advisor to Mr Khan on trade, Razzak Dawood, agreements worth between $10-15 billion will be signed, including one about Saudi investment to build an oil refinery. Khan himself drove the Saudi royal to the prime minister's residence, where he was met by an honour guard. A fifth of Pakistan's more than 200 million residents are Shiite Muslims who maintain close cultural and religiou... [Full Article...]

Venezuela crisis: the view from Yare

Venezuela crisis: the view from Yare Humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans has been arriving in USA military planes on the Colombian border. That border city, swollen by a flood of migrants from Venezuela, is a collection point for aid that's supposed to be distributed by supporters of Juan Guaido, the congressional leader who is recognised by the USA and many other nations as Venezuela's legitimate president. [Full Article...]

Andrew McCabe: FBI had reason to investigate Trump

Andrew McCabe: FBI had reason to investigate Trump Mr McCabe also said Mr Rosenstein was openly "counting votes, or possible votes" and that he was "very concerned" about the president "his capacity and about his intent at that point in time". He went on by blaming the Justice Department officials for what he described as "illegal and treasonous policy". Mr Rosenstein did not want to, Mr McCabe said, and the memo that was made public upon Mr... [Full Article...]

Dozens rescued after uni building collapses in Russian Federation

Dozens rescued after uni building collapses in Russian Federation Petersburg, Russia , Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Several people are feared trapped several floors of a university's building collapsed in St Petersburg, Russia. The University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics. No casualties were reported although authorities evacuated 86 people. An investigation into the possible criminal violation of construction safety has been opened. [Full Article...]

Poland threatens to pull out of Israel Summit over WWII comments

Poland threatens to pull out of Israel Summit over WWII comments However, the entire visit could be cancelled as the diplomatic row deepened. A government spokeswoman confirmed to the Reuters news agency that Prime Minister Morawiecki will not attend the summit and that Poland will send Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz instead. [Full Article...]

Vande Bharat Express Ran Into Trouble, Railways Explains Why

Vande Bharat Express Ran Into Trouble, Railways Explains Why The new train had started its return journey from Varanasi on Saturday night at 10.30 p.m., 45 minutes after it had reached the parliamentary constituency of the Prime Minister on its inaugural run. Vande Bharat Express , also called Train 18 , suffered a breakdown around 5.30am after a bovine animal allegedly came on its way when it was cruising at almost 130 kmph. [Full Article...]

Vatican expels USA ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick from priesthood

Vatican expels USA ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick from priesthood In the United States, pressure had been building since last summer for the Vatican to take action on McCarrick, with several bishops saying that people in their diocese were outraged to hear of his actions, and sometimes even more angry he had apparently escaped discipline and had even risen through the church's ranks despite persistent rumors about his misconduct. [Full Article...]

Abe Nominates Trump for Nobel Peace Prize at US Request

Abe Nominates Trump for Nobel Peace Prize at US Request The report came after Trump's claim on Friday, February 15, that Abe had nominated him for the prize. The Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported on Sunday, citing unnamed government sources, that Mr. Trump. In responding to Tamaki's questions in parliament, Abe lauded Trump for meeting with Kim and working to resolve the crisis over North Korea's nuclear program and missile tests. [Full Article...]

Iran Says Deadly Attack On Revolutionary Guards Planned In Pakistan

Iran Says Deadly Attack On Revolutionary Guards Planned In Pakistan A senior Saudi diplomat on Monday fired back after Iran initially blamed the kingdom for an attack last week that killed 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard. The allegations by Iran, a "chief sponsor of terrorism", sought to divert the attention of the Iranian people from the country's own troubles, said Adel al-Jubeir, the Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs. [Full Article...]

France snubs Trump's appeal to repatriate Isis fighters en masse, for now

France snubs Trump's appeal to repatriate Isis fighters en masse, for now At the base in this small village, fighters from the USA - backed Syrian Democratic Forces coordinate with their comrades about two kilometers away who are closing in on Islamic State militants hiding in their last toehold on the border between Syria and Iraq. [Full Article...]

Merkel warns United States pullout from Syria risks boosting Iran, Russia

Merkel warns United States pullout from Syria risks boosting Iran, Russia Accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence , and her husband, Jared Kushner, Ivanka schmoozed with world leaders at the summit discussing a wealth of topics such as trade and worldwide security, as well as the the future of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. [Full Article...]

Some UK Labour lawmakers to quit party over Brexit

Some UK Labour lawmakers to quit party over Brexit Seven Labour MPs have quit the the party in protest over Jeremy Corbyn's handling of Brexit and failure to tackle antisemitism within the party. "Yet like so many others, we believe that none of today's political parties are fit to provide the leadership and direction needed by our country". [Full Article...]

Nigeria Counts Cost of Last-Minute Vote Delay as Stocks Tank

Nigeria Counts Cost of Last-Minute Vote Delay as Stocks Tank The electoral commission said the postponement was due exclusively to logistical factors and denied political pressure had played any part in the decision. But as recently as last Wednesday he was assuring Nigerians that the commission was ready for the elections. The unheralded announcement led to a blame game between the two leading candidates and appeals for calm. [Full Article...]

Pulwama attack: Pakistan increases numbers of troops along LoC

Pulwama attack: Pakistan increases numbers of troops along LoC India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed "befitting reply" to the "perpetrators of the heinous attack and their patrons", in an oblique reference to Pakistan. "As for the issue of listing Azhar, Beijing has reiterated its stand several times that New Delhi should provide solid facts and proofs for banning Azhar", it said. [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince agrees to invest $20B in Pakistan

Saudi crown prince agrees to invest $20B in Pakistan The crown prince had "ordered the immediate release of 2,107 Pakistani prisoners", after a request by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said in a post on Twitter . Khan attended an investment conference in Saudi Arabia in October that saw a wave of cancellations linked to the Khashoggi killing. Islamabad is facing a serious balance of payments crisis and... [Full Article...]

Trump Tells California to Return $3.5B for High-Speed Rail Line

Trump Tells California to Return $3.5B for High-Speed Rail Line California would also be forced to refund $3.5 billion to the federal government. Sen. "And so I've asked my team to develop a proposal for a new data dividend for Californians, because we recognize that data has value and it belongs to you". [Full Article...]

President Trump Calls on Rep. Ilhan Omar to Resign Over Anti-Semitic Remarks

President Trump Calls on Rep. Ilhan Omar to Resign Over Anti-Semitic Remarks The committee is slated to debate the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force, Democrats say , and Omar advocates scaling back USA military operations. politics. Rep. Omar apologized on Monday for comments suggesting that USA support for the Jewish state is the result of money flowing from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), an influential pro-Israel lobbying group... [Full Article...]

UK teen runaway who joined Daesh 'wants to come home'

UK teen runaway who joined Daesh 'wants to come home' Mr Akunjee said he had spoken to the girls' families, who had "expressed the position that they want time and space to process what's happened". After being shown an interview of the 19-year-old from a refugee camp in northern Syria, he appeared shocked at her admission that she had seen the head of a decapitated person in a bin - and admitted she was not fazed by it. [Full Article...]

Apple accused over app for Saudi men to track wives

Apple accused over app for Saudi men to track wives Saudi officials argue that such restrictions are rooted in their culture and supported by many in the kingdom. "Of course, it's incredibly demeaning, insulting and humiliating for the women and downright abusive in many cases, because you're allowing men absolute control over women's movements". [Full Article...]


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