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UKIP MEP in hospital after altercation

Several leading UKIP figures have questioned whether Mr Woolfe can take part in a new leadership contest - triggered by the resignation of Diane James after only 18 days - following the episode. It came two hours after he was allegedly punched by Ukip colleague Mike Hookem . The only effect at the moment is a bit of numbness on the left hand side of my face. [Full Article...]

Several injured in explosion at BASF facility in Germany

Several injured in explosion at BASF facility in Germany The Associated Press reported that the facility where the explosion occurred is used to unload flammable liquids and liquid gas. BASF said it turned off 14 facilities near the blast site for safety reasons, including its two steam crackers, large units that make important basic chemical components. [Full Article...]

At least 17 dead after Brazilian prison mutinies

At least 17 dead after Brazilian prison mutinies Inmates are said to have been armed with knives and wooden clubs. Uziel Castro , Roraima's secretary of justice, said that the fight erupted during visiting hours, and some 100 relatives of inmates were briefly held hostage. The head of the union of penal workers of the state of Romaira, Joana Moura, told the local newspaper Folha de Boa Vista that the riot reflected the "lack of interest fro... [Full Article...]

Turkish-backed Syrian opposition captures Dabiq from IS

Turkish-backed Syrian opposition captures Dabiq from IS For Isil, the loss of Dabiq is both a strategic and symbolic blow - and one the group has tried to frame as a delay rather than a loss. According to the Turkish news agency Anadolu, rebel fighters were now working to dismantle mines laid in the town by retreating ISIS militants. [Full Article...]

Death toll at 23 in hospital fire in eastern India

Death toll at 23 in hospital fire in eastern India Some patients were in critical condition. Fire kills 22 patients in Bhubaneswar hospital. Police and fire brigade personnel along with volunteers and hospital staff launched a massive rescue operation as more than 500 in-door patients were trapped in the fire initially. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin dismisses United States election hacking allegations as campaign rhetoric

China's opposition to India's position on Azhar runs contrary to the tough stand it has taken against Islamic terrorism in its Xinjiang province. "If you look into it, research all the previous election campaigns - it's happening over and over", said Putin, adding that the process was "not amusing anymore". [Full Article...]

Nigeria 1st lady says she may not back husband's re-election

In the President's defense, government spokesperson Mallam Garba Shebu stated that Mr. Buhari only made those comments as a joke. Seventy-three year-old Mr Buhari said he hopes his wife remembers he was elected in his fourth run at the presidency last year. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces poised to launch operation to retake Mosul

The majority of the PMU groups are mobilizing in coordination with Iraq's Internal Security Forces and the joint command for the looming battle, Assadi said. The four-page leaflets tell residents that coalition forces are making advances on Iraq's second-largest city and that no one should panic. Masoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, tweeted Saturday, "The time has come t... [Full Article...]

Blast hits funeral of army officer in Yemen, 5 killed

Blast hits funeral of army officer in Yemen, 5 killed A party affiliated to the Yemeni Presidency of the General Chief of Staff wrongly passed information that there was a gathering of armed Houthi rebel leaders in a location in Sana'a that led to the October 8 strikes, Saudi state-run news agency SPA reported, citing a statement by the Joint Incidents Assessment Team. [Full Article...]

Kuwait dissolves parliament over 'internal' clashes

Kuwait's Cabinet has resigned and its parliament has been dissolved over a "lack of cooperation", setting the stage for early elections. "We can not overcome this period if we don't have a new government team... In 2015, ISIL claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing targeting a Shia mosque in Kuwait City , killing 27 people and wounding scores. The emir's decree was issued at the recom... [Full Article...]

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp wins Premier League Manager of the Month award

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp wins Premier League Manager of the Month award Klopp, speaking ahead of Liverpool's match against arch-rivals Manchester United on Monday, added: "Forty-eight hours between two games - how does this work?" he added. Klopp believes the extra days of rest before the Monday kickoff will benefit Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho, who clocked up the miles as they travelled to South America with Brazil over the global period. [Full Article...]

Rockstar Games may be teasing a new Red Dead game

Rockstar Games may be teasing a new Red Dead game So you could imagine the teasing of more Rockstar themed Western adventures got people hyped. Fans of Red Dead Redemption will recognize that particular color pallet as going hand in hand with the wild west series, leading many to speculate that some RDR-related news is incoming. [Full Article...]

Punjab Congress to greet Modi by burning 'Chitta Ravana'

Punjab Congress to greet Modi by burning 'Chitta Ravana' Asked if Sidhu's wife and Amritsar East MLA Navjot Kaur would also contest the polls, he said, "Yes", adding that the other members of Awaaz-e-Punjab - former hockey captain Pargat Singh, he and his brother Balwinder Bains - would also contest the polls. [Full Article...]

US, others express hope for Yemen cease-fire in next days

US, others express hope for Yemen cease-fire in next days That deal, hammered out over months of negotiations, lasted only a week and led to an immediate increase in bombing of Aleppo. Mr Kerry said the discussions focused on "trying to find something that works other than military action" and that minsters offered suggestions that "really might be able to shape some different approaches", although no concrete steps were taken. [Full Article...]

India's Modi brands Pakistan 'terrorism mothership' at BRICS meet

New Delhi blamed Pakistan-based militants for the attack, which triggered calls at home for an aggressive response. New Delhi has since launched a diplomatic blitz to isolate Islamabad in the worldwide community while the Indian Army carried out surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. [Full Article...]

Oil edges up before producer talks on output curbs

Brent for December settlement rose 21 cents to $52.62 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Russian Federation seems to have decided that appearing eager to cooperate with OPEC can help lift oil prices. According to OPEC's monthly market report, oil demand next year is expected to increase by 1.15 million barrels per day, against the anticipated increase of 1.24 million bpd... [Full Article...]

The 2008 Team Hillary Clinton considered attacking Barack Obama''s Muslim father

The 2008 Team Hillary Clinton considered attacking Barack Obama''s Muslim father The latest revelations about the GOP nominee come almost one week after the release of an "Access Hollywood" recording of Trump making lewd comments about women. "I'm over the whole Monica Lewinsky thing", he said of the White House intern at the center of the 42nd president's 1998 impeachment. The former MI governor suggested Clinton could dispense with the idea that she's "out of touch" by d... [Full Article...]

More women accuse Donald Trump of sexual misconduct

Trump's remarks at the second debate in which he denied groping women changed her mind, she said. Natasha Stoynoff , a People magazine writer, said that while interviewing Trump at Mar-a-Lago in 2005 (a banner year, it seems), Trump pushed her against a wall, "forcing his tongue down my throat", while a then-pregnant Melania Trump was upstairs. [Full Article...]

Russia's Rosneft to acquire 98% in Essar Oil for $10.9 billion

Russia's Rosneft to acquire 98% in Essar Oil for $10.9 billion The deal would help Essar to leverage it's high debt portfolio to the tune of Rs 88,000 crore at the group level. New Delhi's interest in increasing economic cooperation with Kremlin was reflected in several rounds of talks between Modi and Putin. [Full Article...]

Saudi-led coalition blames Yemeni party for funeral bombing

A United Nations report on children and armed conflict said the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for 60 per cent of all child causalities - 510 deaths and 667 injuries - in the conflict previous year. A USA navy destroyer off the coast of Yemen came under attack twice in recent days from areas under Houthi control. " 'In light of the attack over the weekend, with the scrutiny that attack le... [Full Article...]


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