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Global News India, Pakistan Trade Accusations After Deadly Kashmir Gunfire
Author: 0 India, Pakistan Trade Accusations After Deadly Kashmir Gunfire

Mr Abbasi underscored the need to involve the Pakistani and Kashmir diaspora to further highlight the Kashmir issue and the "gross human rights violations" allegedly committed by the Indian forces. Every child in the IHK was a freedom lover and their desires should be reciprocated with unity, he added. "I fail to understand as to why Islamabad is ignoring the sacrifices of Kashmiri people".

Global News U.S. nuclear policy is going to be more aggressive toward Russian Federation
Author: 0 U.S. nuclear policy is going to be more aggressive toward Russian Federation

Iran is accusing the US of threatening Russian Federation with the use of new nuclear weapons following the Trump administration's call to expand nuclear capabilities in an aim to deter Moscow, Reuters reported Sunday. The Pentagon's nuclear review concluded that while arms control can advance American interests, "further progress is hard to envision", in light of what the US considers Russia's aggression in Ukraine and violations of existing arms deals.

Global News China says Rex Tillerson is demonstrating United States 'disdain' and 'paranoia'
Author: 0 China says Rex Tillerson is demonstrating United States 'disdain' and 'paranoia'

Sanctions have so far focused on individual members of Maduro's government and a ban on buying new Venezuelan debt. The Peruvian Coordinating Committee of Solidarity with Cuba condemned the threats made of Trump and his Secretary of State on a military intervention in Venezuela to destroy the Bolivarian Revolution and called to repudiate Tillerson's presence.

Global News Three.1 magnitude natural disaster shakes south-central Oklahoma
Author: 0 Three.1 magnitude natural disaster shakes south-central Oklahoma

According to the U.S. Geologic Survey, a magnitude 6.1 quake struck 21 km NNE of Hualian, Taiwan. No casualties have been reported. Aftershocks with magnitudes between 4 and 5 rumbled across the country throughout the evening. Located along the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, Taiwan uses an intensity scale of 1 to 7, which gauges the degree to which a quake is felt in a specific location.

Global News Israel, Egypt in covert counterterrorism pact against ISIS
Author: 0 Israel, Egypt in covert counterterrorism pact against ISIS

The Times cited as sources for its report "s$3 even current or former British and American officials involved in Middle East policy", all of whom spoke on condition of anonymity. The attacks have been approved by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and the report was confirmed by several senior security officials in the USA and Britain.

Global News Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee Released from Jail
Author: 0 Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee Released from Jail

The decision follows a familiar pattern however: over the years, Lee's father, as well as other South Korean business executives, had been tried in court for corruption only to receive suspended sentences. South Korea's current president, Moon Jae-in, ran on a platform that promised to rein in power chaebols like Samsung, but it doesn't sound like that is happening.

Global News PLO orders plans to be made for 'disengaging' from Israel
Author: 0 PLO orders plans to be made for 'disengaging' from Israel

In addition to vows to take Israel to the ICC, the PLO statement said Mahmoud Abbas , the president of the Palestinian Authority, would be speaking at the UN Security Council on February 20 to "reiterate his commitment for a peaceful settlement with Israel".

Global News Janet Yellen's Fed tenure may be the calm before the storm
Author: 0 Janet Yellen's Fed tenure may be the calm before the storm

David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center, said Yellen's record at the Fed "looks pretty darn good". The declaration came hours before Yellen's term was to terminate, hitting the greatest bank in her previous area. The Fed's move is the latest and most serious regulatory action against the bank over the past year and a half. Yet more changes are pending atop the bank.

Global News Services business index rises to 51.7 in January
Author: 0 Services business index rises to 51.7 in January

Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, examined the data's relevance to the Bank of England's current interest rate policy stance. A reading above 50 indicates the sector is still growing, albeit at a slower rate. "For the pound to strengthen more notably in the near-term, the BoE would have to deliver a clear signal that it is actively considering an earlier rate hike".

Global News No consensus on Jammu & Kashmir polls
Author: 0 No consensus on Jammu & Kashmir polls

Mehbooba said that Jammu & Kashmir is perhaps the first state in the country to roll out incentives under GST and the government is "committed to do more for enhancing the scope and scale of business activity in the state". The police identified six persons involved in the incident on the basis of CCTV footage, said a Hindustan Times (HT) report quoting Mahendragarh superintendent of police (SP) Kamaldeep Goyal.

Global News North Korea acquires nuclear tech through Berlin embassy
Author: 0 North Korea acquires nuclear tech through Berlin embassy

He said it was often so-called dual use goods, which can be used for both civil and military purposes. A foreign ministry statement said his deterrence was the only way to deal with tensions with the US. North Korea attempts to skirt these sanctions through black markets and smuggling. The UN report found that Pyongyang had continued to export coal, iron, steel and other banned commodities - earning $200 million (€160 million) in revenue past year.

Global News Portman says killing NAFTA would be mistake
Author: 0 Portman says killing NAFTA would be mistake

National Post columnist Claudia Cattaneo recently raised the argument that "the Americans fought hard for the "proportionality clause" in the aftermath of the National Energy Program, which prioritized Canadian energy security, because they didn't want to face similar "handcuffs" in the future".

Global News Sri Lanka reach 612-4 at lunch, day 4 against Bangladesh
Author: 0 Sri Lanka reach 612-4 at lunch, day 4 against Bangladesh

The ball is turning from the rough. "There is a lot to think, and a lot not to think about", Taijul said. However, Taijul does not feel the visitors' spinners were bowling in extraordinary fashion as they scored quite a few runs in a short span and were only troubled when they faced some deliveries that landed in good areas.

Global News TDP MPs readying for protest in Parliament
Author: 0 TDP MPs readying for protest in Parliament

S. Chowdary said that TDP would instead press the Centre for more funds for the state. Earlier, TDP MP TG Venkatesh had also said that one option before the party is to sever ties with the BJP . Party sources say Naidu would like to wait till the end of the budget session before taking any final decision. In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, TDP-BJP alliance had won 18 out of 25 seats.

Global News COAS attends funeral prayers of martyred security personnel in Peshawar
Author: 0 COAS attends funeral prayers of martyred security personnel in Peshawar

The suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up in a ground where the security personnel were playing volleyball. The injured persons were taken to Saidu Teaching Hospital in Mingora in Swat, it added. The Taliban also warned more attacks in near future. The Pakistani military wrested the region from the Taliban in 2009 and has maintained a heavy presence.

Global News Maduro named as Venezuela's socialist party candidate
Author: 0 Maduro named as Venezuela's socialist party candidate

In the plenary of the PSUV 3rd Congress the First Vice President of the political group, Diosdado Cabello, gave Maduro, from the Poliedro de Caracas , the party's standard to make it official as a representative of Chavez for the aforementioned elections.

Global News Haas leads by two at Phoenix Open
Author: 0 Haas leads by two at Phoenix Open

Bubba Watson is also three shots off the pace, while reigning PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Xander Schauffele recorded a 68. Rickie Fowler - who lost a play-off at the tournament in 2016 - is tied for second alongside Billy Horschel, Bryson DeChambeau , Chesson Hadley and Chris Kirk.

Global News South Australia's Virtual Power Plant
Author: 0 South Australia's Virtual Power Plant

The Smart Energy Council said creating the world's biggest " virtual power plant " was a game-changer for South Australians wanting to cut their power bills. "The families and businesses of this state know they can not afford another four years of Labor", he said. "I am very pleased that this Government is able to back South Australia's housing trust tenants through providing cheaper power through this exciting program".

Global News India Open: PV Sindhu Loses To Beiwen Zhang In Women's Singles Final
Author: 0 India Open: PV Sindhu Loses To Beiwen Zhang In Women's Singles Final

She was able to snatch the victory from Intanon by exceptional strength, and from accumulating points quickly, thus giving her little chance to recover. No Chinese men's singles player has won the India Open title yet and Shi Yuqi could claim that distinction by being the first one on Sunday. Yuqi then survived a tough battle against Iskandar Zulkarnain , prevailing 18-21 21-10 21-19 over the Malaysian qualifier in a pulsating contest.

Global News Snow and ice warnings issued as temperatures set to fall
Author: 0 Snow and ice warnings issued as temperatures set to fall

Wintry showers are expected in some areas, and the Met Office warned roads and railways were likely to be affected with "longer journey times by road, bus and train services". Mr Snell said the cold snap is expected to grip Britain until at least next weekend, with the chance that milder weather may not arrive until the middle of the following week.

Global News Dead, 70 Injured In South Carolina Amtrak Crash
Author: 0 Dead, 70 Injured In South Carolina Amtrak Crash

The train was traveling from NY and heading for Miami when it collided with the CSX train in Pine Ridge around 2:35 am local time. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said 54-year-old engineer Michael Kempf and 32-year-old conductor Michael Sella were killed in the collision.

Global News Palestinian man shot dead by Israeli forces
Author: 0 Palestinian man shot dead by Israeli forces

The official agenda for Sunday´s weekly cabinet meeting says ministers will hear a motion to designate the 15-year-old Havat Gilad outpost as a "new community" which will have the necessary building permits and a state budget. The army has been since launched multiple violent raids to search for the suspected killer, 22-year-old Ahmed Jarrar. " Netanyahu is trying to make facts on ground", said Wasel Abu Youssef, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organisation's executive committee, ...

Global News Oil tanker carrying 22 Indian crew members missing off African coast
Author: 0 Oil tanker carrying 22 Indian crew members missing off African coast

The incident comes less than a month after a vessel, MT Barrett, with Indian crew on-board was hijacked from the same region and was released only after ransom was paid. "We regret to announce that contact has been lost with the AE-managed MT Marine Express while at Cotonou, Benin". Last contact was at 3.30 UTC, Feb 1.

Global News Safadi briefs Arab counterparts on efforts to address US Jerusalem move
Author: 0 Safadi briefs Arab counterparts on efforts to address US Jerusalem move

Speaking at an Arab League extraordinary session discussing the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital , he also warned that the recent move to decrease funding to the United Nations Palestinian refugee agency, UNRWA, would push the situation in the area towards an "explosion" if the global community fails to recognize its repercussions.

Global News China accuses USA of 'Cold War mentality'
Author: 0 China accuses USA of 'Cold War mentality'

The United States has 20 times more nuclear warheads than China. China has voiced its firm opposition to the new United States nuclear strategy that outlines plans to expand the country's nuclear capabilities. The review claims Russian Federation has a stockpile of 2,000 non-strategic nuclear weapons, while the United States has a few hundred active low-yield weapons deployed in Europe.

Global News Rajasthan bypolls: Cong leads in Alwar & Ajmer, wins in Mandalgarh
Author: 0 Rajasthan bypolls: Cong leads in Alwar & Ajmer, wins in Mandalgarh

The Congress has sketched a strategy to corner Raje government on all fronts including BJP's debacle in Ajmer, Alwar and Mandalgarh bypolls which its termed a mandate against the policies of the government. Assembly polls in 2013. The polling in all the constituencies took place on Monday. "I would suggest PM to ban it, it's the only solution", he said.

Global News Four Army soldiers killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan
Author: 0 Four Army soldiers killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

The injured soldier is Lance Naik Iqbal Ahmed. The post of Supreme Commander of the Indian Army is held by the President of India. Shahnaz Bano, 15, of Shahpur was injured in the Pakistani firing and hospitalised, reports said. They targeted military and civilian facilities in almost a dozen areas of the Balakote sector last week. Over 300 schools located near the LoC and the International Border in Rajouri, Poonch, Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts were closed for a week between January ...

Global News Virat Kohli heaps praise on Ajinkya Rahane after India end Durban jinx
Author: 0 Virat Kohli heaps praise on Ajinkya Rahane after India end Durban jinx

He shared in partnerships of 74 for the sixth wicket with Chris Morris and 56 for the seventh wicket with Phehlukwayo before finally perishing in the final over with four balls left to be bowled . That stand was essentially the difference, and India showed South Africa that this six-match series will be far from the normal stroll in the park for the hosts.

Global News Police arrest 29 women for not wearing headscarves in Iran
Author: 0 Police arrest 29 women for not wearing headscarves in Iran

Police said the women were "tricked" into removing their hijabs by a propaganda campaign spread by Iranians living overseas, the Tasnim news agency reported. Another recent video showed an elderly woman, barely capable of walking, also protesting against the forced dress code in hopes of change. Women showing their hair in public can be jailed for up to two months or fined $25.

Global News Man who sold ammunition to Las Vegas shooter charged
Author: 0 Man who sold ammunition to Las Vegas shooter charged

However, the DOJ said it recovered ammunition from the shooter's hotel room that had Haig's fingerprints on them and armor piercing ammunition with tool marks that matched Haig's equipment. Haig and his lawyer, Marc Victor , held a press conference on Friday claiming that Haig was innocent. Neither Haig nor his lawyer could be reached for immediate comment after news of the criminal case broke Friday afternoon.

Author: 0 Pentagon Chief: No Evidence of Recent Sarin Gas Use by Syria

He added "they'd be ill-advised to go back to violating the chemical convention". Syria also says that reports by Western-backed media outlets about Damascus using chemical weapons "is a new version of USA and Western desperate intentions to create" an excuses to attack Syria.

Global News Los Angeles school shooting sees schoolgirl, 12, in handcuffs after five injured
Author: 0 Los Angeles school shooting sees schoolgirl, 12, in handcuffs after five injured

A shooter opened fire Thursday inside a middle school in Los Angeles . Los Angeles police are reporting that the shooting that left one student critically wounded was accidental. Doctors say the most seriously injured victim of a Los Angeles middle school shooting has a good medical prognosis. The school has been declared safe , and we are communicating with parents of students at Castro Middle School, as well as neighboring campuses.

Global News Pa. groundhog expects six more winter weeks
Author: 0 Pa. groundhog expects six more winter weeks

According to legend , if the groundhog emerges from his dwelling and sees his shadow , six more weeks of winter should be expected. But if it doesn't see a shadow , due to overcast skies, then spring will allegedly arrive early. An estimated 30,000 people braved 14 degree temperatures to witness Phil's prediction. There is no record from 10 Groundhog Days. Will the world's most famous groundhog predict that spring is around the corner? The day hws been made popular by the 1993 ...

Global News Modi in Guwahati to open global investors summit
Author: 0 Modi in Guwahati to open global investors summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the two-day Advantage Assam- Global Investors Summit 2018 on 3 February, which will kick-start with the presence of over 2000 domestic and worldwide industry leaders and representatives. Tesring Tobge, Prime Minister of Bhutan , arrived here on Thursday, to take part in the summit. "Advantage Assam: "India's Express way to ASEAN " is not just a Statement but it is a comprehensive Vision", he said.

Global News Eagles offer tickets to fan who feared missing Super Bowl
Author: 0 Eagles offer tickets to fan who feared missing Super Bowl

In Philadelphia, Foles is trying to do the unthinkable by leading his team to a championship as a backup quarterback, while in New England, TB12 is trying to add to his record number of Super Bowl victories, now sitting at five. Wing Bowl started as an alternative to the Super Bowl by a Philadelphia radio host who was exhausted of the Eagles never making it to the big Game.

Global News Pakistan, Afghanistan joint working groups to meet in Kabul
Author: 0 Pakistan, Afghanistan joint working groups to meet in Kabul

Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Friday reiterated that Pakistan does not want any violence or terrorism in Afghanistan and that it has suffered from the instability across the border. The next meeting will take place on February 9 and 10, 2018 in Islamabad. "Both Afghanistan and Pakistan are victims of terrorism, therefore there is a need for close cooperation between the two countries to fight this common threat", said Asif.

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