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Saudi Arabia announces readiness for Hajj rituals

Saudi Arabia announces readiness for Hajj rituals The shrine is the point towards which Muslims around the world pray. Considered one of the five pillars of the world's fastest growing religion that too in the era of science and technology, the hajj is expected to draw more than two million people from all over the world this year . [Full Article...]

Kim again slams global sanctions on N.Korea

Kim again slams global sanctions on N.Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. He also commended the North for not conducting any nuclear or missile tests since late previous year. Kim has vivid memories of life in North Korea: of climbing an apricot tree outside his house and sitting up there singing, looking out over an apple orchard; of running up into the hills when he heard the planes of the US-led Unite... [Full Article...]

Iran government says ready to reform economic policies

Iran government says ready to reform economic policies The putsch came after Mosaddeq nationalized Iran's oil industry which had become a monopoly of Britain. The Western-backed shah was toppled in Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution. The group will be led by Brian Hook, who is now the State Department's director of policy planning. Tehran has accused the Trump administration of pushing for "regime change" in Iran, deepening distrust. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu and Bolton discussions focus on Iran nuclear programme

Netanyahu and Bolton discussions focus on Iran nuclear programme In the interview Trump pointed to an absence of missile or nuclear tests from Pyongyang as a measure of the success he's had in dealing with the reclusive regime, which a year ago was threatening the United States mainland with nuclear strikes. [Full Article...]

JUSTICE: ICE Agents Deport Former NAZI GUARD to Germany to Stand Trial

JUSTICE: ICE Agents Deport Former NAZI GUARD to Germany to Stand Trial Although Germany has put several aged former Nazi guards on trial in recent years for crimes committed during the Holocaust, the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung said it was unlikely Palij would be prosecuted. Palij, who was born in what was then Poland and is now Ukraine, admitted to federal officials in 2001 that he was trained as a Nazi guard in spring 1943, the Justice Department sai... [Full Article...]

Nazi camp guard deported to Germany from US

Nazi camp guard deported to Germany from US Palij became a USA citizen in 1957, but in 2001 admitted to Justice Department investigators his past role as a Nazi labor camp guard in German-occupied Poland. ABC News video showed federal agents carrying Palij out of his Queens apartment on a stretcher sometime during the day Monday. Palij was the last Nazi war criminal believed to be in the United States , and the government was trying to ... [Full Article...]

Dramatic video shows Florida deputy saving girl trapped in hot car

Dramatic video shows Florida deputy saving girl trapped in hot car Seminole County Sheriff's Office Deputy Bill Dunn noticed the child locked in the sweltering auto on Father's Day this year. "I felt for a pulse, I didn't feel a pulse", he said to Fox 13 . She was booked into Seminole County jail on $15,000 bond. The Daily Mail reports that the mother of the child went into a liquor store on June 16 and left the child in the vehicle. [Full Article...]

Taiwan further isolated as El Salvador switches allegiance to China

Taiwan further isolated as El Salvador switches allegiance to China The president of El Salvador , Salvador Sanchez Ceren, said in an address on national television Monday night: "I announce that my government has taken the decision to break diplomatic relations maintained until today between the Republic of El Salvador and Taiwan, and establish diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China". [Full Article...]

Massive missile attack launched at Presidential Palace in Kabul

Massive missile attack launched at Presidential Palace in Kabul President Ghani instructed the national defense and security forces to continue to their operations against the Taliban until a positive response has not been received. The sound of a blast could be heard in the background as his speech was aired live on Facebook . Ghani unveiled the government's latest ceasefire gambit during an Independence Day address late on Sunday, saying security forces... [Full Article...]

Eid al-Adha 2018: Everything you need to know about Bakrid

Eid al-Adha 2018: Everything you need to know about Bakrid President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday called for greater unity among various faiths as the country's Muslims mark Eid'l Adha or the fast of sacrifice. The day begins with Eid prayer which follows the regular morning prayer. An Abuja-based Islamic Cleric, Yahya Al-Yolawi, on Monday, advised Muslims to only use their legitimate means to buy ram for Eid-el-Kabir sacrifice. [Full Article...]

Footage: The Genoa Bridge Collapse

Footage: The Genoa Bridge Collapse Italy's populist government intensified its attacks on Thursday on the bridge operator it blames for the viaduct collapse that killed dozens of people in Genoa , as rescuers picked through rubble on the third day of desperate efforts to find survivors. [Full Article...]

China complains about Pentagon report, says it is 'pure guesswork'

China complains about Pentagon report, says it is 'pure guesswork' It estimates that Beijing spent a whopping $190 billion on the military in 2017 alone, an increase from last year's estimation of $180 billion occurring despite the fact that China's GDP growth has stalled. The Washington document says China is "willing to employ coercive measures - both military and non-military - to advance its interests and mitigate opposition from other countries". [Full Article...]

Flooding in southern Indian state kills more than 350, displaces 800,000

Flooding in southern Indian state kills more than 350, displaces 800,000 Thousands of army, air force and navy troops, along with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), are undertaking the search and rescue operations. "We all pray for the safety and well being of the people of Kerala". "It was surreal. The water was close to the knees at one point and within a few minutes it was touching five feet with a current so strong that we saw big cars floating like tin... [Full Article...]

Man says he killed wife for strangling daughters

Man says he killed wife for strangling daughters Autopsies were completed Friday on Shanann Watts , 34, and her daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste . Before his arrest last week, Christopher Watts lamented in interviews with local television stations about missing his wife and daughters. [Full Article...]

Turnbull's troubles far from over as vote reveals divided caucus

Turnbull's troubles far from over as vote reveals divided caucus After a week of mounting pressure on Turnbull's leadership over his handling of energy policy and election strategy, the prime minister used the regular Tuesday party room meeting to spill the party leadership to attempt to head off a growing conservative-led move against him. [Full Article...]

Trump says newspapers are in 'collusion' on championing a free press

Trump says newspapers are in 'collusion' on championing a free press This is one of the many lies that have been thrown out by this president, much like an old-time charlatan threw out "magic" dust or water on a hopeful crowd. The idea of joining together to protest him seems nearly to encourage that kind of conspiracy thinking by the president and his loyalists. Their goal is to serve you, the reader, and they need your support, not derision. [Full Article...]

Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership on knife edge following devastating poll

Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership on knife edge following devastating poll The leadership was declared vacant within minutes of the Liberal MPs gathering in Parliament House for their regular meeting on Tuesday morning, triggering a vote. Mr Turnbull insisted he enjoyed the confidence of his party room - a claim echoed by several Cabinet ministers. That aside, a string of poor public polls aren't making things any easier for Mr Turnbull. [Full Article...]

Malcolm Turnbull: Under-pressure Australia PM drops climate policy

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has narrowly survived a leadership spill against Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton by 48 to 35 votes after a sudden challenge on Tuesday morning. "Emissions targets that made sense three years ago.do not make sense now", Mr Abbott said. About 10 coalition MPs have expressed concern the government's commitment to its Paris emissions-cut target is being priorit... [Full Article...]

Knife attacker at Spanish police station shot dead

Knife attacker at Spanish police station shot dead Counter-terrorism police sources said the man, a 29-year-old Algerian who lived in the area, had shouted " Allahu akbar " (God is greatest) as he entered the station. The incident occurred just days after the first anniversary of a deadly jihadi attack in Catalonia . Last year's attack was the worst on Spanish soil since train bombings in the capital Madrid in 2004 killed 191 people and wounded... [Full Article...]

North Korea to host emotional family reunions

North Korea to host emotional family reunions Most of the participants in the reunions are in their 70s or older and are eager to see their loved ones once more before they die. Most have had no word on whether their relatives are still alive because they are not allowed to visit each other across the border or even exchange letters, phone calls or emails. [Full Article...]


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