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People We don't communalise martyrs: Army slams Owaisi over 'Muslim martyrs' comment
Author: 0 We don't communalise martyrs: Army slams Owaisi over 'Muslim martyrs' comment

Citing the five Kashmiri Muslims, including soldiers, killed in the terror attack on a Jammu Army camp, Owaisi on Tuesday slammed those who question the patriotism of Muslims, asking why they were silent on this issue. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday countered AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi's defence of the "patriotism" of Indian Muslims by asking him to think hard about the religion of those who oppose the Army by joining terror outfits.

People Pakistan launches crackdown on 2 charities
Author: 0 Pakistan launches crackdown on 2 charities

On Wednesday, Pakistan's interior Ministry a notification to immediately acquire and seize the movable and immovable assets of the Jamaat-ud-dawa ( JuD ) and the Falah-i-insaniyat Foundation (FIF). Deputy Commissioner Talat Mehmood Gondal confirmed that the government had assumed control of one seminary and four dispensaries, run by JuD and the FIF, respectively.

Author: 0 Trump threatens veto against immigration deal without his plan

Colorado's US senators say they are focused on protecting Dreamers as the Senate begins debate on an immigration measure, though lofty asks from the White House and a host of competing bills from various factions of the Senate could make getting to 60 votes hard.

People Lebanon Urges US to Prevent Israel From 'Continuing Assaults on Sovereignty'
Author: 0 Lebanon Urges US to Prevent Israel From 'Continuing Assaults on Sovereignty'

So far, the Lebanese government has rejected the US plan of sharing the offshore blocks, that was proposed by US Assistant Secretary of State David Sutterfield during his visit to Beirut last week. Tillerson urged Lebanese leaders to uphold the country's commitment to staying out of regional conflicts. The long-standing border dispute between the two countries resurfaced recently as Lebanon invited foreign companies to sign exploration deals.

People China protest PM Modi's Visit to Arunachal Pradesh
Author: 0 China protest PM Modi's Visit to Arunachal Pradesh

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated various projects in Itanagar , Arunachal Pradesh today including Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre. At the ceremony, Modi targeted Congress , and said, that India has no scarcity of money, but the problem is that there is a hole in the bucket, then the water is going to flow out of it, and that's how the country has been running in past years.

People Pakistan will pay price for Jammu terror attack: Nirmala Sitharaman
Author: 0 Pakistan will pay price for Jammu terror attack: Nirmala Sitharaman

At least ten people, including soldiers, women and children, were injured. As per a military estimates, there are more than 300 militants active in Kashmir Valley, of which half are foreign nationals. She said terrain configuration on the borders and snow conditions make it hard to completely stop infiltrations. "There is no solution without dialogue", she said.

People 3438 civilians killed in Afghanistan a year ago
Author: 0 3438 civilians killed in Afghanistan a year ago

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) reported that civilian deaths across the country fell nine percent overall in 2017, with 10,453 casualties including 3,438 deaths and 7,015 wounded. Islamic State militants are responsible for a large number of these attacks, especially on Shia mosques. "Pro-government forces, which include Afghan National Security Forces, worldwide military forces and pro-government armed groups were responsible for 20 percent of civilian ...

People United Nations envoy: This time in Syria is unsafe, violent, worrying
Author: 0 United Nations envoy: This time in Syria is unsafe, violent, worrying

Now another subplot is emerging, involving one of America's strongest allies: Israel . The Foreign Ministry asked its ambassadors to emphasize to the senior political leaders in the countries where they are stationed that Iran's entrenchment in Syria could increase the Islamic Republic's desire to carry out additional attacks on Israel , which would lead to an escalation of hostilities in the entire region.

People Donald Trump Jr.'s wife exposed to envelope with white powder
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr.'s wife exposed to envelope with white powder

A spokesperson speaking on behalf of the police from the Big Apple stated Vanessa began coughing and complained of nausea. Three patients from the household were transported to the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center for further evaluation, said fire department spokeswoman Sophia Kim.

People Oxfam re-hired man sacked over sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti
Author: 0 Oxfam re-hired man sacked over sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti

Oxfam has come under fire after it was accused of failing to pass on information about Mr van Hauwermeiren's resignation to a French charity, which later employed him in Bangladesh. The charity, which is headquartered in Geneva, said it had received a total of 146 complaints in one year, 40 of which involved harassment or abuse.

People Centrist leader says Netanyahu should resign
Author: 0 Centrist leader says Netanyahu should resign

Netanyahu , prime minister for a total of almost 12 years, addressed the nation as news of the recommendations broke, proclaiming his innocence and making clear he had no intention of resigning. In the Hadashot News poll, 48 percent of those polled said that Netanyahu should resign in the wake of the allegations, while 36 percent said he did not have to resign.

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Author: 0 Erdogan: "Anyone interfering in Northern Syria has not suffered from Ottoman repercussions"

Tillerson will meet Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday morning. Ankara says the YPG is the Syrian offshoot of its outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade rebellion in Turkey's southeast. On Feb. 7, U.S. Lt. Gen. Paul Funk and Maj. Erdogan said it was part of a "chain of plots" against Turkey . Turkey is also angry Washington has failed to extradite Pennsylvania-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen, who it accuses of ordering the 2016 ...

People Native Americans and All Minorities Despise Elizabeth Warren
Author: 0 Native Americans and All Minorities Despise Elizabeth Warren

Recognizing the criticism of her previous statements , Warren explained that her mother's family was part Native American, but said that she never used her ancestry to further her career. "I'm more concerned with what she stands for than who she claims to be, and the fact is she is a major contributor to the negative dynamic and dysfunction in Washington".

People Human Error To Blame For Comm Games Ticket Fail
Author: 0 Human Error To Blame For Comm Games Ticket Fail

While GOLDOC chief executive Mark Peters said the tickets were still valid, Village Roadshow executive general manager Bikash Randhawa said the error raised concerns. "Defence has extensive experience providing security assistance to major national events, including the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, and the 2000 Sydney Olympics", Senator Payne said.

People New president to be sworn in today, says Speaker Baleka Mbete
Author: 0 New president to be sworn in today, says Speaker Baleka Mbete

The EFF leader says he doesn't trust Cyril Ramaphosa. The EFF is not sympathetic to Zuma's games of victimhood. "We need to give certainty to the people of South Africa". "The ANC has developed a tradition of building personality cults who are beyond reproach". The ANC will not support the EFF motion as it is, but will amend it and possibly add how Zuma has defied his own organisation by refusing to resign.

People US Justice Department's top official stepping down
Author: 0 US Justice Department's top official stepping down

The New York Times first reported the news prior to the official announcement. She has accepted a position as Walmart 's executive vice president of global governance and corporate secretary, in which she will report directly to the company's President and CEO Doug McMillon .

People Pakistan declares Hafiz Saeed a terrorist
Author: 0 Pakistan declares Hafiz Saeed a terrorist

The move to amend the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 ends an old discrepancy between the United Nations sanctions list and the national listing of terrorist groups and individuals, the report said. Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf told Reuters the law changes approved by the country's president were meant to reflect obligations under the UN Security Council charter.

People Will Olympic diplomacy lead to permanent peace?
Author: 0 Will Olympic diplomacy lead to permanent peace?

Moon may have the support of some countrymen for a rapprochement with the North, but he's still bound by ties to the USA as South Korea's key ally and protector. "This is across the board of glamorizing somebody like this, who, again, runs propaganda and couldn't ask for any better press if she wanted from the USA media", Concha said.

People Nationals rally behind Joyce's leadership but he is on notice
Author: 0 Nationals rally behind Joyce's leadership but he is on notice

The overriding reason was that a majority of Nationals know that Mr Joyce, when unblemished by scandal, is their best political asset. "There's a lot more stuff that's going on they could be talking about that's more important to the damn country than whacking this out - but this is the way their advisers handle things too", she said.

People GM will shut a South Korean plant, more cuts could follow
Author: 0 GM will shut a South Korean plant, more cuts could follow

Barry Engle, GM executive vice-president and president of GM global, said, "The performance of our operations in South Korea needs to be urgently addressed by GM Korea and its key stakeholders". That's changed in recent years as labor costs there have increase and investments next door in China chipped away at the South Korean business's competitiveness, according to reports .

People UK's Prince Harry and tartan-clad Meghan wow Edinburgh
Author: 0 UK's Prince Harry and tartan-clad Meghan wow Edinburgh

Another thing that the royal family aren't allowed to do is be touched by members of the public without being prompted and, most notably, hug them. So how did her former makeup artist honor Meghan's past requests? Although Meghan's go-to hairstyle is wearing it down, "straight or wavy or anything else", Lydia has a prediction for her wedding hair: a sleek, elegant chignon.

People West sent lizards as nuclear spies, claims Iran defense official
Author: 0 West sent lizards as nuclear spies, claims Iran defense official

While admitting that he is unaware of the specifics of Seyed-Emami's case, Firouzabadi maintained, "The Western countries have decided that war with the Islamic Republic can't be waged militarily, politically, or culturally, so they said "Let's fight it with all the means at our disposal" and branded it as hybrid warfare".

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Author: 0 Because "hunters on the oligarchs", Russian Federation may block YouTube

The woman, who calls herself Nastya Rybka , has written a book about her work as an escort and said on Russian television a year ago that she had been hired by a modeling agency to spend time at Deripaska's yacht. According to an AFP report, the Navalny investigation had received more than 4 million views on YouTube as of February 13. Russia's governmental internet watchdog, Roskomnadzor , issued both platforms a notice, giving them three business days to remove the content.

People Nepal prime minister resigns, paving way for new government
Author: 0 Nepal prime minister resigns, paving way for new government

Oli was appointed as the 41st Prime Minister of Nepal on Thursday. They met President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Thursday morning to present their choice, The Himalayan Times reported. Now the Hilly nation will pave the way for the formation of a new government. It had also secured an overwhelming majority in the upper house of Parliament with 39 out of the 59 seats.

People United States hints at preliminary talks with North Korea
Author: 0 United States hints at preliminary talks with North Korea

But talking is not negotiation - talking is understanding one another", he said. Media outlets, including major outlets in the United States, fawned over an appearance by North Korean leader Kim Jung Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, at the Winter Olympics and hailed the nation as presenting a face of reformation.

People Virginia Tech turns attention to task ahead in ACC
Author: 0 Virginia Tech turns attention to task ahead in ACC

That loss snapped Virginia's 15-game winning-streak, and was the first loss the Cavaliers suffered at home this season. The school announced this past weekend that he would miss Sunday's game at Georgia Tech for precautionary reasons.

People Rouhani to arrive in Hyderabad this evening
Author: 0 Rouhani to arrive in Hyderabad this evening

Rouhani will arrive in the southern city of Hyderabad on Thursday, where he will address a Muslim congregation. While the details are unclear as to why Dr Rouhani chose to land in Hyderabad first, sources maintain that it is because Hyderabad has a deep Iranian influence on every sphere of life.

People Qamar Bajwa in Kabul with United States military commander
Author: 0 Qamar Bajwa in Kabul with United States military commander

According to the army's media wing, Commander US CENTCOM, Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and Afghan Army Chief will also participate in the conference. The army chief said that collaborative approach and persistence was the answer to all challenges, for which Pakistan was willing to play its part. Preliminary talks on ending the war that kills thousands of people each year have stalled.

People Inflation rate declines in December riding on strong manufacturing indices
Author: 0 Inflation rate declines in December riding on strong manufacturing indices

The Commerce Department also reported that United States retail sales declined 0.3% in January, an unexpected drop that analysts said made it more hard to draw a clear picture of the USA economy. On a monthly basis, the NBS said CPI in January 2018 dropped by 0.24 per cent points from the rate recorded in December (15.37 per cent). Ben Brettell, a senior economist at Hargreaves Lansdown, said it would have marked the first step towards bringing inflation back to the Bank's 2% target.

People PNB Fraud case: ED conducts raids on Nirav Modi showrooms
Author: 0 PNB Fraud case: ED conducts raids on Nirav Modi showrooms

However, PNB had sent the notice after it was found that the fraud had been carried out by the perpetrators in collusion with the staff at one of the branches in Mumbai , wherein one junior level branch official unauthorisedly and fraudulently issued LoUs on behalf of some companies belonging to Nirav Modi group viz.

People Australia still struggling to improve Aboriginal lives, report says
Author: 0 Australia still struggling to improve Aboriginal lives, report says

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday revealed four of the seven Closing the Gap targets were not on track, but he also announced a successful program to help indigenous businesses win government contracts will be extended. "But in all of them, what you see is either some improvement, significant improvement, or a lot of improvement if not full realisation of the target".