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Catalonia crisis: Spain issues warrant for Puigdemont

Catalonia crisis: Spain issues warrant for Puigdemont Puigdemont requested if he could be tried in absentia and testify via video, but the judge refused the request. Earlier, Mr Puigdemont said he did not flee from Spain and insisted he "will not run from justice". Jordi Sanchez, the ANC leader, and Jordi Cuixart, the Omnium Cultural leader, have already spent 18 days in the Soto de Manzanares prison outside Madrid, having been sent there on Octobe... [Full Article...]

Hundreds bid teary adieu to BJP youth wing leader Bhat

Hundreds bid teary adieu to BJP youth wing leader Bhat Instead, such attacks strengthened our resolve", he said in reply to a question whether it was an act to demoralise the BJP and the government. Terrorists must realise that they can not stop the youth of the valley from choosing a better future for themselves", Mr Shah wrote in a tweet.In another tweet, Mr Shah said, "Terrorists must realise that they can not stop the youth of the valley from ch... [Full Article...]

White House threat prompts Secret Service response; 1 suspect in custody

White House threat prompts Secret Service response; 1 suspect in custody The agency tweeted: "Subject is in custody". Authorities are investigating the matter. The incident prompted officials to put the White House on lockdown for several minutes and close nearby streets to pedestrians. President Donald Trump was not at the White House at the time of the incident as he was en route to Hawaii. A Secret Service spokesperson is not immediately responding to a reques... [Full Article...]

Another Flap for Twitter After Trump Account Blackout

Another Flap for Twitter After Trump Account Blackout After acknowledging the 11-minute shutdown of Trump's Twitter account by a departing employee, the company said, "We have implemented safeguards to prevent this from happening again". Trump's Twitter account has been under scrutiny, not only because he's the US president, but because he uses it frequently. Hundreds of employees are able to access the accounts of so-called Very Important Tweete... [Full Article...]

Mukul Roy joins BJP, calls it 'secular' force

Mukul Roy joins BJP, calls it 'secular' force After joining BJP Mukul Roy met party national president Amit Shah, railways minister Piyush Goyal and others. Since the time Mamata Banerjee took power in West Bengal, she has emerged as a strong leader and it has become hard for opposition parties to challenge her. [Full Article...]

Violence hits Druze village Hader in Syria's Quneitra

Violence hits Druze village Hader in Syria's Quneitra SANA said people in the Golan Heights took to the streets in protest against what it called Israeli support for "the terrorist attack launched by Jabhat al-Nusra" on Hader. "The IDF is ready and prepared to assist the residents of the village, and will prevent the harming or the conquering of the village of Hadher our of deep commitment to the Druze population". [Full Article...]

Trump on Core State Department Vacancies: "I'm the Only One That Matters"

Trump on Core State Department Vacancies: Which is why it's no surprise that since becoming President, Trump has sat down with the conservative news network 20 times - more than TWICE the amount of all his other TV interviews combined! President Trump let loose with new threats against North Korea in an interview on " The Ingraham Angle " Thursday, FOX News reported."We have one problem". [Full Article...]

U.S. citizen arrested in Zimbabwe after allegedly insulting Mugabe on Twitter

U.S. citizen arrested in Zimbabwe after allegedly insulting Mugabe on Twitter O'Donovan is now detained at The Harare Central Police station. Russell Goreraza, first lady Grace Mugabe's son from her first marriage, imported two Rolls Royce Wraiths into Zimbabwe last month. The US embassy in Harare on Friday confirmed Ms O'Donovan's arrest but said she had not yet been charged. It was the first arrest in Zimbabwe since Mugabe established a Cyber Security Ministry, in an ... [Full Article...]

Trump advisor, linked to Russian Federation probe, withdraws candidacy for post

Trump advisor, linked to Russian Federation probe, withdraws candidacy for post Senate Republicans have not rushed to Sessions's defense but were less ruffled about his participation in the Papadopoulos meeting. Franken added, "This is another example in an alarming pattern in which you, the nation's top law enforcement officer, apparently failed to tell the truth, under oath, about the Trump team's contacts with agents of Russia-a hostile foreign power that interfered in t... [Full Article...]

Stephen Paddock Losing Money Might have Triggered Him, Sheriff Says

Stephen Paddock Losing Money Might have Triggered Him, Sheriff Says Lombardo speculated that the financial losses might have contributed to Paddock's decision to spray a country music festival with bullets, killing 58 people and injuring more than 500 others. John Weinreich, a former executive casino host at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev., where Paddock used to frequent, said it was "not a lot of smiles and friendliness" when the shooter was staring ... [Full Article...]

No prison time for Bergdahl

No prison time for Bergdahl Bergdahl pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy on October 16 and faced the possibility of life in prison. However, the military judge spared Bergdahl a prison sentence, instead ruling that he be dishonorably discharged from the US Army. [Full Article...]

Jail for Egypt TV host who encouraged pre-marital sex

Jail for Egypt TV host who encouraged pre-marital sex A well-known Egyptian television presenter has been sentenced to three years in prison as a result of discussing on-air how women might become pregnant outside of marriage. Sex before marriage is widely regarded as unacceptable in conservative Egypt. Salah's verdict can be appealed. Salah's sentencing comes days after an Egyptian lawyer prompted an worldwide outcry after saying it's a "nationa... [Full Article...]

Tunisia best in Arab world for gender equality

Tunisia best in Arab world for gender equality According to the WEF Global Gender Gap Report 2017, on an average, 66 percent of women's work in India is unpaid, compared to 12 percent of men's. Globally, it wasn't a good year for closing the gap between men and women. The cherry on top of the inequality ice cream sundae: women are much less likely than men to hold high-paid senior positions worldwide. In the U.S. [Full Article...]

Japan unveils female police squad to protect Melania, Ivanka Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump is due to visit Japan from November 5 to 7, when he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and members of the U.S. "This takes many forms, including harassment, which can never be tolerated", she added. But Mr Trump also said President Xi Jinping has been "pretty terrific" on North Korea and "China is helping us". [Full Article...]

Trump Doesn't 'Remember Much' About Meeting Aide Who Pleaded Guilty

Trump Doesn't 'Remember Much' About Meeting Aide Who Pleaded Guilty An image from President Donald Trump's Twitter account, George Papadopoulos , third from left, sits at a table with then-candidate Trump. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said Thursday he was still learning all the details about the Papadopoulos matter. [Full Article...]

Lamar Smith, sponsor of SOPA and antagonist of scientists, to retire

Lamar Smith, sponsor of SOPA and antagonist of scientists, to retire House Science, Space and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) holds up a copy of TIME Magazine with a cover article about "near-Earth objects" during a hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill March 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. [Full Article...]

Jawans Killed, Terrorist Shot Dead In Jammu And Kashmir

Jawans Killed, Terrorist Shot Dead In Jammu And Kashmir Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Samboora village of Pampore area on Thursday evening following information about the presence of the militants there, an official said. J&K DG P S P Vaid tweeted that one militant was killed and two others were engaged in the operation. Preliminary reports suggest he is a foreign national. [Full Article...]

Video of Muslim Terror Attack on NY

Video of Muslim Terror Attack on NY Sayfullo Saipov , a 29-year-old immigrant from Uzbekistan , was shot by a cop after getting out of his auto at Chambers and West streets with two realistic-looking guns while screaming "Allahu Akbar " - Arabic for "God is great", police sources said. [Full Article...]

Aadhaar-mobile number linkage must by Feburary 6, says Centre

Aadhaar-mobile number linkage must by Feburary 6, says Centre You no longer have to visit the store of your telecom provider to link your 12-digit Aadhaar with mobile SIM. According to a report in a leading news paper, the government has chose to extend the deadline for linking Aadhaar with existing bank accounts from December 31, 2017 to March 31. [Full Article...]

Syrian Army Liberates City of Deir Ezzor from ISIS

Syrian Army Liberates City of Deir Ezzor from ISIS The provincial capital is located on the western side of the Euphrates River. ISIS still holds positions in a number towns and villages in eastern Syria , near the Iraqi border. A weapons cache was also discovered in Deir Ezzor city which allegedly overshadows the large weapons cache that was found in Al-Mayadeen. "The armed forces, in co-operation with allied forces, liberated the city of De... [Full Article...]


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