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ECP tells PML-N to elect chief in seven days

ECP tells PML-N to elect chief in seven days PML-N spokesman went on to say today’s ruling will damage democratic values in Pakistan as it has snatched a political party its democratic right to elect its chief. Reacting to the Supreme Court's latest ruling, Talal Chaudhry, a PML-N lawmaker and deputy interior minister, said that the decision will "bring no change". [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe's president has clear road to election, few rivals

Zimbabwe's president has clear road to election, few rivals As the body of Zimbabwe's main opposition leader awaits repatriation home for burial, his party already faces nasty power struggles to replace a man praised by both allies and rivals for his tenacious fight for democracy. " Morgan Tsvangirai you are our hero, our African hero", Namibian opposition leader McHenry Venaani told the crowds. "Let us all be united, let us be brothers and sisters and ... [Full Article...]

Meghalaya Polls: PM Narendra Modi to visit Garo Hills on Feb 22

Meghalaya Polls: PM Narendra Modi to visit Garo Hills on Feb 22 During his three-day second leg of canvassing, Mr Gandhi will cover Belgaum, Vijayapura (Bijapur), Bagalkot and Dharwad districts from the Mumbai-Karnataka region of the state. "He himself is on bail in a Rs 500 crore National Herald scam and there were a number of scams during the UPA when his mother was the Congress president and de facto head of the government", said BJP spokesperson Anil Bal... [Full Article...]

Venezuela begins selling oil-backed cryptocurrency

Venezuela begins selling oil-backed cryptocurrency One thing we do know now is that the Petro is supposed to be backed by the country's oil, gas, gold and diamond riches. The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro has taken this step with the hope that it will allow the ailing OPEC nation to ignore the us sanctions . [Full Article...]

Two Turkish Servicemen Killed Near Border With Iraq - Turkey's General Staff

Two Turkish Servicemen Killed Near Border With Iraq - Turkey's General Staff The YPG has controlled Afrin since 2012 after Syrian government forces withdrew from the Kurdish-majority area. The threat from presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin came a day after Syrian pro-regime forces entered Afrin , only to come under fire from Turkish forces. [Full Article...]

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after new rocket attack

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after new rocket attack A Qatari envoy said Monday that both Israel and Gaza militants want to contain cross-border violence that has flared in recent days, as he detailed a new emergency fund to aid the blockaded territory. An IED was connected to a flagpole displaying the Palestinian flag that had been attached to the security fence during a large demonstration on the Gazan border on Friday. [Full Article...]

Mobile Police officer shot and killed

Mobile Police officer shot and killed Minutes after Officer Billa was shot , Mobile Police officers surrounded the home and Hollie started firing more shot at them. The suspect identified the suspect as Robert Hollie is also dead. "As officers went to Mr. Hollie's residence to set a perimeter and wait for other officers to arrive to talk to him, he find shots at the officers". She believes her mother's ex-husband, Robert Hollie, ... [Full Article...]

Mueller Indicts Lawyer With Ties to Russian Federation for Lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Mueller Indicts Lawyer With Ties to Russian Federation for Lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation Mueller's team scrutinized the report as part of its examination of the business dealings of Manafort and Gates in Ukraine , where Manafort worked for about a decade as a political consultant before he joined the Trump campaign. The attorneys included van der Zwaan. That indictment also charged Manafort and Gates with secretly funding the Skadden report by funneling $4 million through an off... [Full Article...]

Woman, 24, and her boyfriend are ordered off a £400

Woman, 24, and her boyfriend are ordered off a £400 In the article, Crooks doesn't say it happened in the lobby of Trump Tower, but outside her company's offices. After Trump announced he would run for president, Crooks and his other accusers told their stories on TV, in newspapers and other media - but to little apparent effect on the president's popularity, at least among his base, leaving her frustrated. [Full Article...]

Trudeau announces two-way $1 billion investment deal with India

Trudeau announces two-way $1 billion investment deal with India Trudeau's lukewarm reception, according to media reports, was due to India's concerns about Trudeau's perceived soft approach to Sikh extremist groups in his country, and those that sympathize with them. "I'm hopeful that this meeting will help strengthen the close Indo-Canadian business ties as well as the deep-rooted people-to-people relations between our two countries", Singh tweeted. [Full Article...]

Kvitova beats Wozniacki in Doha semi-final

Kvitova beats Wozniacki in Doha semi-final However, Muguruza's first tournament back working with Conchita Martinez, who helped her to Wimbledon glory a year ago, did not end with a title as Kvitova produced a stunning display of endurance and resilience to claim a 3-6 6-3 6-4 victory. [Full Article...]

Syria: scores of civilians killed in government air strikes

Syria: scores of civilians killed in government air strikes Malnutrition has increased sharply in eastern Ghouta with hardly any food aid reaching the residents, the United Nations office for humanitarian affairs (OCHA) says. "Many residents have little choice but to take shelter in basements and underground bunkers with their children", he noted. The Syrian government and its allies Russia , Iran and Turkey classified Eastern Ghouta as a de-escalat... [Full Article...]

OH school on lockdown after police say 7th-grader shot himself

OH school on lockdown after police say 7th-grader shot himself The parent of another student said she learned of the incident when the elementary school began sending students home. A seventh-grader was hospitalized Tuesday after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound at an OH middle school. No other students or faculty were injured in the shooting, according to WOIO's report. Parents were waiting anxiously outside the school for their children to b... [Full Article...]

Trump Keeps Up Attacks On Obama Over Russian Meddling

Trump Keeps Up Attacks On Obama Over Russian Meddling He also said that he has been tougher on Russian Federation than Obama. Fox & Friends seized on those remarks with the sort of glee usually reserved for a segment decrying kneeling National Football League players - pointing out that Obama knew at the time that Russian Federation was trying to interfere in the US election. [Full Article...]

Chinese officials condemn Franklin Institute after terracotta warrior thumb theft

Chinese officials condemn Franklin Institute after terracotta warrior thumb theft Xinhua reports on the FBI's allegations: that the 24-year-old took a selfie with the statues, touched the left hand of one and seemed to break something off it, then left. The statue, which is a cavalryman, dates back to at least 209 B.C. It is one of 10 Chinese terracotta warrior statues now on display at the Franklin Institute in Pennsylvania. [Full Article...]

Trump Endorses Romney For US Senate, But Does It Signal Détente?

Trump Endorses Romney For US Senate, But Does It Signal Détente? Trump tweeted out his endorsement of Romney on Monday night, saying " Mitt Romney has announced he is running for Senate from the wonderful State of Utah ". All appeared to be forgiven after Trump snagged his surprise White House victory and Romney was rumored to be courting him for a secretary of state appointment. [Full Article...]

Penn State shocks No. 8 Ohio State

Penn State shocks No. 8 Ohio State But we're not here to talk about football. Penn State went 1-3 in those games. All five starters for Penn State finished in double-digits, including the conference's second-leading scorer Tony Carr , who finished the game with 15 points as well as six rebounds and six assists. [Full Article...]

U.S. airstrike killed 'dozens' of Russian contractors in Syria

U.S. airstrike killed 'dozens' of Russian contractors in Syria President Donald Trump on Monday, Peskov said Syria wasn't discussed. " Most of the fatalities were attributed to an American airstrike on enemy columns that was called in by American-backed Kurdish soldiers who believed they were under attack". [Full Article...]

Ethiopia under state of emergency following prime minister's resignation

Ethiopia under state of emergency following prime minister's resignation The letter was accepted by the executive committee of Hailemariams party, the Southern Ethiopian Peoples Democratic Movement (SEPDM), as well as the wider ruling coalition, the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), state-backed media said. [Full Article...]

Senior tech aide to President Trump, Reed Cordish, is leaving White House

Senior tech aide to President Trump, Reed Cordish, is leaving White House Amid national scrutiny over the hiring of the former White House staff secretary Rob Porter , who was accused of abusing his former wives, the White House is responding by fixing its process to clear officials who work with sensitive national security information. [Full Article...]


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