Cauvery water dispute: now Bangalore is on fire

13 Sep, 2016

The ongoing dispute over water sharing by Karnataka to Tamil Nadu as per the Supreme Court verdict has turned violent with attacks and counter-attacks plaguing both states alike and another Karanataka Bandh called by pro-Kannada activist groups on Thursday, September 15.


Removal of Islamic State will allow Syrian refugees to return

13 Sep, 2016

Turkey has said it cleared militants from a 90-km (55-mile) stretch of Syrian territory and has pushed south. "This is an issue that we have been discussing with the United States", he said while responding to a question on whether Turkey would play a role in reclaiming Raqqa.


North Korea slams sanctions for latest nuclear test as 'laughable'

12 Sep, 2016

North Korean state-run television reported early on Friday that the country had exploded a nuclear warhead in a test. Bilateral ties between the two countries have cooled in recent times, especially after repeated nuclear and missile tests, which led the UN Security Council to impose tough sanctions against Pyongyang in March, the toughest in 20-years.


Erdogan, Putin agree to push for Aleppo cease-fire

12 Sep, 2016

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a recent interview with CNN . A vehicle and motorcycle were also destroyed in the Saturday evening airstrike that came less than two days before a U.S. "Erdogan stressed the importance of achieving a cease-fire as soon as possible in the northern city of Aleppo", Anadolu said. It would see fighting and indiscriminate air attacks halt across the country starting at sundown on Monday for a period of 48 hours, which could then be renewed.


Happy Moments! Saudi Arabia Hajj: Millions begin annual pilgrimage

11 Sep, 2016

Press TV has conducted an interview with Naseer al-Omari, an author and political commentator from NY, and Jihad Mouracadeh, a Middle East expert from Beirut, to discuss Saudi Arabia's mismanagement of the annual Muslim pilgrimage of Hajj .


United Nations seeks new sanctions on North Korea after nuclear test

11 Sep, 2016

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Kim Jong Un "is spiraling out of control " and called the test "fanatic recklessness". After North Korea's previous nuclear test, in January, it took about two months for the council to impose punitive measures.


Turkey Says Syrian Border Completely Cleared Of IS

11 Sep, 2016

The Turkish military said that 20 ISIS targets were struck in the latest violence and that 300 ISIS targets have been hit since Operation Euphrates Shield began on August 24. The US saw that campaign, spearheaded by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (known as the YPG), as key to isolating the extremist group's de facto Syrian capital of Raqqa and disrupting its supply lines.


Israeli military targets Syrian army positions

11 Sep, 2016

Deputy Chief of Staff Yair Golan speaks with then-Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon (second from the right) and Northern Command head Aviv Kochavi (right) during a visit to Israel's northern border following a Hezbollah attack the day before, on January 5, 2016.


Teen Paris gas canisters suspect pledged loyalty to IS

10 Sep, 2016

One of the arrested women, identified as a 19-year-old Ines Madani, had reportedly swore allegiance to the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) group, French media said. A 34-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman have been held since Tuesday after being caught at a motorway service station close to the southern city of Orange.


USA says Pakistan can not 'pick and choose' terrorist groups to go after

09 Sep, 2016

Hafiz Saeed, founder of the banned terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), on Wednesday said the new pact between India and America against the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC ) is against the Muslim world and bulwark Pakistan. secretary of state John Kerry's strong statements against these outfits on his visit to India last month. He had told the G20 leaders in Hangzhou on Monday that those who sponsor the menace must be sanctioned and isolated, not rewarded.


Turkey says 2 of its soldiers killed in IS attack in Syria

09 Sep, 2016

Turkey supports plans to drive Islamic State out of its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa but US -backed Kurdish militia fighters should not be at the core of the operation, Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Thursday. Turkey has been alarmed by USA support for the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its People s Protection Units (YPG) militia which Ankara sees as a "terrorist" group linked to its own Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which has been waging a bloody campaign against ...


British Lawmakers May Need to Leave Parliament Complex

09 Sep, 2016

Repairs are due to the Parliament buildings, which contain asbestos and outdated cabling, and are party sinking. Parliament's Palace of Westminster committee said that although the present building is structurally sound and not likely to collapse, there is "extensive erosion and water damage".


PlayStation Meeting: How to watch and what to expect

08 Sep, 2016

The PS4 Neo will run the better-looking version of the game, and bring in myriad visual enhancements, but Sony is reportedly mandating that the games otherwise be identical in content and scope across systems. It's just a PlayStation 4, suggesting the slim edition is set to replace the current fat console completely on store shelves possibly even before we reach Christmas.


Australian trade deal a potential threat to United Kingdom sheep sector, warns NSA

08 Sep, 2016

LONDON-Australia's trade minister on Wednesday said his country is holding preliminary trade talks with the United Kingdom but cautioned that a pact can't be signed until after Britain formally exits the European Union. "We want to do a deal with the United Kingdom when the time is right". "My formal advice is that, and this is from the United Kingdom side, the United Kingdom is unable to negotiate or sign an agreement prior to the formal exit from the EU", Ciobo told the programme.


Vale Labour Party backs Jeremy Corbyn in leadership race

08 Sep, 2016

A spokesperson for the Jeremy for Labour campaign said the party leader is not calling for a ban on after-work drinks, ITV reported . MPs will vote on the suggestion tomorrow, with the result expected shortly after 5pm. "People who are natural Labour supporters are very concerned about the situation we find ourselves in". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn addressing a recent rally at St Georges Hall, Liverpool.


China blames United States, journalists for Obama airport fiasco

07 Sep, 2016

So why was it only the United States that didn't? During an interview with CNN, Obama had warned China of "consequences" due to its aggressive behaviour, and asked the country to restrain itself from worrying its neighbours in the disputed South China Sea region.


Hundreds of marijuana plants found in CT daycare

07 Sep, 2016

Tammaro also said that inspectors from CT city housing have gone ahead and shut down the facility and has also revoked its license. The building's poor conditions were the original reason for the inspectors visit. "I should have smelled that". Adair said the department issued a summary of suspension to the daycare that afternoon because they had been denied access to an area of the property, it required that the operations at the facility end immediately.


ETH Zurich remains top university in continental Europe

07 Sep, 2016

The University of Cambridge dropped out of the top three universities in the world to its lowest place since the rankings were launched in 2004. Six Greek universities are included in the list of the world's 600 top universities but five of the six have fallen in rankings and the University of Crete has slipped off the chart.


Will Angela Merkel's party bounce back?

06 Sep, 2016

Merkel said at the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in China that "the decisions taken in the last few months were right". Speaking to Bild in an interview published on Sunday, Merkel defended her plan to manage the migrant crisis. Nationally, the party now polls between 11 and 14 per cent, more than 20 percentage points less than the CDU. Meanwhile, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel, the Social Democrats' leader and a likely challenger to Merkel next year, underlined his party's ...


North Korea fires three ballistic missiles as G20 leaders meet in China

06 Sep, 2016

Xi also told Park that Beijing opposed the proposed deployment of a THAAD anti-missile system in South Korea , which Seoul and the United States have said is created to counter an increasing missile threat from North Korea . In explaining the decision to close Kaesong, the South Korean government originally said that it could not guarantee that funds earned from the complex were not being used by North Korea to develop and advance its nuclear and ballistic weapons programmes.


Tropical storm Newton heads for Mexico's Baja peninsula

06 Sep, 2016

At 0300 GMT, Newton was packing winds of 40 miles per hour (65 kph) as it approached southern Mexico, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in a statement. Newton is also expected to produce heavy rainfall over costal portions of Mexico's Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit and Sinaloa states, the NHC said. Floods and landslides damaged or affected some 70 homes and schools and trapped around 200 people in Acapulco, the resort in the southwestern state of Guerrero.


Iran, UK restore full diplomatic relations

06 Sep, 2016

Iran's Foreign Ministry condemned the deadly terrorist attack in Pakistan and urged the worldwide cooperation to tackle the problem, semi-official Mehr news agency reported Sunday. The two countries agreed to restore full diplomatic relations in 2014. The decision follows the resumption of direct British Airways flights between London and Tehran last week.


Eagles sign Paul Turner, C.J. Smith to practice squad

06 Sep, 2016

No other National Football League teams jumped at the chance to sign Turner or Smith after Philly released them, so they returned to NovaCare Complex as members of the 10-player practice squad. The Philadelphia Eagles gave away their chances of contending for a playoff spot Saturday by... Offensive linemen (11): Lane Johnson, Jason Peters, Jason Kelce, Isaac Seumalo, Brandon Brooks, Allen Barbre, Stefen Wisniewski, Halapoulivaati Vaitai, Matt Tobin, Dillon Gordon, Josh Andrews.


Putin - Moscow and Washington could strike Syria deal within days

06 Sep, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would visit Uzbekistan on Tuesday to honour the memory of President Islam Karimov, who died last week after suffering a stroke. Speaking at his press conference, the U.S. leader said that he had " made very clear " that the United States was not going to roll back sanctions until the Minsk agreements, previously reached between Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France , were implemented.


South Sudan's former vice-president absconds after attacks

05 Sep, 2016

The UN Security Council on Friday, August 13, authorized the deployment of a 4,000-strong protection force in South Sudan's capital, Juba, as part of the United Nations peacekeeping mission and threatened an arms embargo if the government does not cooperate.


Sex-offender swimmer Brock Turner granted early release

05 Sep, 2016

The former Oakwood swimmer carried a coat in his arms and did not speak to reporters as he left. Turner was charged with sexual assault instead of rape, because although he digitally penetrated the woman, he did not have intercourse with her, and California law does not define that as rape.


Moeen commits to Bangladesh tour despite security concerns

04 Sep, 2016

An English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) delegation recently visited Bangladesh to conduct a risk assessment and announced on August 25 that the tour would go ahead , and while the touring squad has not been named, it remains to be seen whether other players will follow Moeen's lead.


Brazil's ousted president blasts process, talks about future

03 Sep, 2016

The two were allies who turned into enemies, with Rousseff accusing Temer of being the ringleader behind her ouster. Brazilian assets seesawed after the dismissal on market fears over division in Temer's alliance following the Senate's vote, which ended 13 years of progressive Workers Party rule.


Hillary Clinton's camp hit by sexting scandal

03 Sep, 2016

Abedin, who is one of Hillary Clinton's top aides, married Weiner in 2010 when he was a Democratic congressman representing a district in Queens, New York. He and his wife both have stressful jobs that probably keep them separated a lot of the time , and on the scale of shitty things to do to a romantic partner, sexting is relatively low compared to, say, cheating and giving your partner an STD.


UN Security Council to hold meeting on Syria

03 Sep, 2016

At a press conference in Geneva , the United Nations envoy to Syria warned of Syrian government's use of siege tactics to force evacuations of residents from specific areas, citing the example of Daraya, a neighbouring suburb of Moadamiyeh from where residents were evacuated after it was surrendered to the government.



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