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Court challenge to Rohingya deportations

Court challenge to Rohingya deportations Modi, on his first bilateral visit to Myanmar , is scheduled to hold talks with president U Htin Kyaw and state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, who is also the country's foreign minister and minister of president's office. Around 14,000 Rohingyas living in the country are registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, while about 40,000 are said to be staying illegally. [Full Article...]

China's ties with North Korea fray

China's ties with North Korea fray He has also publicly weighed scrapping a USA trade deal with South Korea in a bid to fulfill promises he made during the election campaign, and threatened to make South Korea pay for THAAD, even though it was Washington pushing for the system's deployment. [Full Article...]

Putin says progress on NKorea impossible without dialogue

Putin says progress on NKorea impossible without dialogue Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on Wednesday after which he condemned North Korea's missile testing and called for talks to try to resolve the crisis. Russian Federation and China have already prepared a "road map", which contains specific proposals to ease tensions in the region. The war of wills between the two leaders was also evident ... [Full Article...]

Authorities Beg Floridians To Please Not Shoot Their Guns At Hurricane Irma

Authorities Beg Floridians To Please Not Shoot Their Guns At Hurricane Irma Irma is the most intense hurricane in the Atlantic over the past decade. Otherwise, it's just another mild start to our Sunday! After a mainly dry day yesterday we have another dry day on tap to close out the weekend. Spots that are safe and will weaken the hurricane have been highlighted. In addition to the winds, tornadoes will be possible, particularly to the east of Irma's center. [Full Article...]

Four additional THAAD launchers to be installed in Seongju on Thursday:MND

During the meeting, their second in less than four months, Abe was expected to seek Putin's backing to increase pressure on the Kim Jong-un regime, according to the Japanese government. The decision to deploy the four additional THAAD launchers comes amid increased threats from North Korea, which shows no signs of ending its nuclear or ballistic missile tests, warning on Tuesday that more "gift... [Full Article...]

Chinese company takes stake in Russian oil producer Rosneft

Chinese company takes stake in Russian oil producer Rosneft Christian Boermel, a senior analyst with Wood Mackenzie's Russia Upstream Oil & Gas team, says the deal intensifies the energy relationship between Russia and China. Russian Federation tops the list of Chinese crude suppliers where it competes with its arch-rival Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter. "Rosneft keeps its customers close to its heart - buy a stake, get an oil supply agreeme... [Full Article...]

Japan PM warns N.Korea against continuing nuclear programme

Japan PM warns N.Korea against continuing nuclear programme Mr Johnson's comments came after North Korea's ambassador in London, Choe Il, was summoned to the Foreign Office for a dressing down from Asia minister Mark Field. The Aug. 5 resolution capped the number of North Koreans working overseas at the current level. Unfortunately, President Trump continues to make the work of his diplomats and military strategists harder with bellicose rhetoric, insult... [Full Article...]

Turkish Minister Dismisses US Iran Sanctions Case Against Erdogan Aide

Turkish Minister Dismisses US Iran Sanctions Case Against Erdogan Aide They were charged with "conspiring to use the US financial system to conduct hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of transactions on behalf of the government of Iran and other Iranian entities, which were barred by United States sanctions ", USA prosecutors said in a statement dated Wednesday. [Full Article...]

All audience reviews of Poster Boys

All audience reviews of Poster Boys First-time director Shreyas Talpade handles the issue of vasectomy in a subtle yet humorous manner. The movie is a remake of the 2014 Marathi movie, Poshter Boyz in which Shreyas Talpade starred. Fact is he has worked in some of our better popcorn comedies in recent years like Golmaal and Housefull, add the fact that he himself is a good comic timing actor has helped him in dishing out a movie... [Full Article...]

Teen Suspected Of Starting Oregon Fire

Teen Suspected Of Starting Oregon Fire People shielded their faces and authorities in the Northwest urged drivers to use headlights during the day to increase visibility. The decision of holding the 15-year-old's parents liable for the damages caused by the fire will be decided by prosecutors, Fugate said, adding that investigators have been in contact with "family and friends" of the teen. [Full Article...]

Rajnath On A 4-day Visit To Jammu And Kashmir Beginning Tomorrow

Rajnath On A 4-day Visit To Jammu And Kashmir Beginning Tomorrow The spokesman said the delegations apprised the Union Home Minister about the varied problems relating to their respective organisations and submitted memorandum and requested for their resolution of issues on priority. Rajnath Singh will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. "Courage is not something that can be bought from the market; you are born with unassailable and unmatched courage", he said... [Full Article...]

Animal Planet's 'Surviving Harvey' Spotlights Heroic Hurricane Animal Rescues

Animal Planet's 'Surviving Harvey' Spotlights Heroic Hurricane Animal Rescues The shelters they left behind were then freed up to temporarily house animals who were separated from their owners as they fled the storm. The SPCA of Texas is working to evacuate pets out of the affected ares and is helping to provide resources on pet-friendly housing to those evacuating the Houston area. [Full Article...]

Gov. Abbott returns to Beaumont amid Harvey recovery

Gov. Abbott returns to Beaumont amid Harvey recovery Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has tapped the chancellor of Texas A&M University, John Sharp, to oversee the state and local rebuilding efforts in the wake of hurricane Harvey, which devastated coastal areas from Corpus Christi to Beaumont. Abbott said FEMA is working closely with the state. The commission will provide support for rebuilding infrastructure damaged by Harvey, including schools, cour... [Full Article...]

Germany warns travellers to Turkey over arrests without due process

Germany warns travellers to Turkey over arrests without due process Turkey signed an association agreement with Brussels as long ago as 1963 and began formal talks to join the European bloc in 2005, although negotiations have been beset by issues such as human rights and the question of Cyprus. On Wednesday, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser, whose country now holds the rotating six-month presidency of the European Union, warned against hasty decision on Tur... [Full Article...]

Attorney General's office receives several price-gouging complaints from East Texans

Attorney General's office receives several price-gouging complaints from East Texans Some residents were forced to go online and hope their orders arrive before the weekend. She said that in Tallahassee and Tampa, Chevron's prices were average, but in Miami-Dade and Monroe County, customers are reporting inflated prices per-gallon. [Full Article...]

United Airlines spared from paying fine over passenger dragging incident

United Airlines spared from paying fine over passenger dragging incident The Transportation Department notified United of its decision in a May 12 letter made public on Wednesday by passenger advocacy group Flyers Rights . A viral video showed a 69-year-old man forcibly removed from a plane after refusing to give up his seat. Previous reports say that United Airlines reached a confidential settlement with Dr. [Full Article...]

India, China need to do more to avoid border disputes: S. Jaishankar

India, China need to do more to avoid border disputes: S. Jaishankar General Bipin Rawat referred to a recent 10-week standoff with the Chinese army in the Himalayas that ended last week. He said there is a possibility that these conflicts could be limited in space and time or can expand into an all out war along the entire frontier, with Pakistan taking advantage of the situation. [Full Article...]

WashPost: Mueller Team to Interview 6 Current, Former Trump Aides on Russian Federation

WashPost: Mueller Team to Interview 6 Current, Former Trump Aides on Russian Federation Mueller's office is also investigating possible obstruction of justice - a front opened after the president abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey in May for his handling of the Russian investigation. It was important to learn about Ms Clinton's "fitness" to be president, he said. During the post-election presidential transition, Spicer told reporters that then-national security adviser Michael... [Full Article...]

Egyptian archaeologists Discover 3500-Year-Old Tomb in Luxor With Mummies

Egyptian archaeologists Discover 3500-Year-Old Tomb in Luxor With Mummies Egypt's Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani announced on Saturday the discovery of a Pharaonic goldsmith tomb that dates back to 1000 BC. Earlier this year, authorities announced they had discovered another New Kingdom tomb in Luxor belonging to a judge, and Swedish archaeologists discovered 12 ancient cemeteries near the southern city of Aswan that date back nearly 3,500 years. [Full Article...]

Power outages hit Space Coast before Irma arrives

Power outages hit Space Coast before Irma arrives As Hurricane Irma looms in the Atlantic, primed to hit Florida , Facebook has been flooded with groups attempting to find humor in the coming storm. Lucie plant further up the coast. The company and its power-providing peers in Florida have spent billions of dollars over the last several years upgrading their technology and infrastructure to better handle storms. [Full Article...]


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