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Global News Russia: Military action in Syria precisely targeted
Author: 0 Russia: Military action in Syria precisely targeted

During talks in Ankara on Tuesday, Turkish defence minister Hulusi Akar told United States special representative for Syria , James Jeffrey, that Turkey wanted Kurdish militants to fully abandon the region, the ministry said in a statement .

Global News Egyptian man outside US Embassy in Cairo is accused of botched attack
Author: 0 Egyptian man outside US Embassy in Cairo is accused of botched attack

A security source told Ahram Online that a 24-year-old man, Abdullah Abdel Samie, was arrested in the vicinity of Simon Bolivar Square, near the embassy, after a backpack he was carrying caught fire. The US embassy later tweeted that the police had completed their investigations at the scene, and that normal operations had resumed. Another video circulating showed a man in a black T-shirt kneeling on the road amid a crowd of bystanders and police.

Global News Bennett: Arab MKs are supporting 'anti-Semitism and terrorism' by backing Corbyn
Author: 0 Bennett: Arab MKs are supporting 'anti-Semitism and terrorism' by backing Corbyn

After only adopting part of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's definition of anti-Semitism , the U.K. Labour Party on Tuesday reversed its course and adopted the meaning in its entirety. As it stands, all 11 examples included in the IHRA's definition will now be included in the party's code of conduct. "If the Labour Party does not root out and punish all those who contravene the definition, then this will be meaningless and mere window-dressing".

Global News Two Russians sought over Novichok attack in UK
Author: 0 Two Russians sought over Novichok attack in UK

Two Russian nationals have been named over the novichok poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury , Wiltshire. Sue Hemming, CPS director of legal services, said there was enough evidence "to provide a realistic prospect of conviction" and that it was "clearly in the public interest to charge Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov".

Global News US service member dies in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan
Author: 0 US service member dies in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

The statement did not describe the circumstances of the attack or give a location beyond saying that it occurred in eastern Afghanistan on September 3. John Nicholson on Sunday. The commander, Gen. Scott Miller , is the former head of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), responsible for leading elite commando units such as the Army's Delta Force, SEAL Team Six and the 75th Ranger Regiment.

Global News Britain would now vote 59-41 to stay in the EU
Author: 0 Britain would now vote 59-41 to stay in the EU

Writing in The Sunday Telegraph , May said the government will not accept any compromises to her Chequers Brexit plan "that are not in our national interest ." . "We will be under the rule of the European Union with respect to all of our manufactured goods and agri-foods, that's a really serious concession; what about take back control, it doesn't work?" The prospect that May's government could fail to reach an agreement that would gain parliamentary approval at home, and that Britain ...

Global News Kansai Airport flooded by Typhoon Jebi, 5,000 stranded
Author: 0 Kansai Airport flooded by Typhoon Jebi, 5,000 stranded

The Universal Studios Japan theme park, one of Osaka's main tourist draws, will shut down for the entire day. Coast Guard spokesman Keita Sakai said an 89-meter-long tanker, the Houunmaru, had been pushed by the strong typhoon winds from its anchorage at sea into the bridge connecting Kansai Airport with the mainland.

Global News Typhoon Jebi likely to hit Japan on Tuesday, country braces for landfall
Author: 0 Typhoon Jebi likely to hit Japan on Tuesday, country braces for landfall

Japan is now in its annual typhoon season, and is regularly struck by major storm systems during the summer and autumn. The typhoon, the 21st of the season, is bearing down on the area of the country home to Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe. ANA Holdings said it was cancelling 247 domestic and 8 worldwide flights, while Japan Airlines pulled 176 domestic flights. USJ Co., the operator of Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, also announced it be closed all Tuesday because of the storm.

Global News President Trump escalates attacks on Attorney General Sessions
Author: 0 President Trump escalates attacks on Attorney General Sessions

He added: "Two easy wins now in doubt because there is not enough time ". Geoffrey Berman, acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY, oversaw the indictment last month of Collins on charges of insider trading . Same thing with Lyin' James Comey . Trump has frequently pilloried Sessions for recusing himself from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of possible collusion with Russian Federation to tilt the 2016 United States election toward the real estate billionaire.

Global News Iran FM to Meet with Assad as Syria Showdown Looms
Author: 0 Iran FM to Meet with Assad as Syria Showdown Looms

At least two pro-Syrian regime fighters were killed overnight in a series of strikes at a military airport near Damascus, a war monitor said on Sunday. Israel has sought to avoid direct involvement in the conflict, but acknowledges carrying out dozens of air strikes in Syria to stop what it says are deliveries of advanced weaponry to its Lebanese enemy Hezbollah, which is backed by Iran.

Global News Myanmar: UN human rights chief calls for immediate release of Reuters reporters
Author: 0 Myanmar: UN human rights chief calls for immediate release of Reuters reporters

The Rohingya Muslims are seen as illegal immigrants in impoverished Rakhine state, and draw little sympathy elsewhere in Buddhist-majority Myanmar. Their time in jail since December previous year will be deducted from their prison term. A number of countries including the USA, UK and Bangladesh among others as well as human rights groups have demanded the immediate release of the journalists, reported Al Jazeera.

Global News Sinead McNamara: Everything we know about the Instagram blogger’s death
Author: 0 Sinead McNamara: Everything we know about the Instagram blogger’s death

McNamara, who had over 22,000 followers on Instagram , had posted a number of photos of her time in Greece calling herself "the happiest of happy". Australian media has reported that Ms McNamara's mother and sister were in the air when they heard about the death. "I have unfortunately received the worst news of my life, (Sinead) has passed away", the social media star's brother, Jake McNamara, said according to Daily Mail .

Global News George W Bush did Michelle Obama a favour and it went viral
Author: 0 George W Bush did Michelle Obama a favour and it went viral

McCain will be laid to rest there along the Severn in a private Sunday service. The 81-year-old died at his home in Arizona on Saturday , August 25, days after his family announced he'd suspended treatment for glioblastoma and 13 months after doctors first discovered the aggressive tumor on his brain.

Global News Four missing, 10 injured after boats collide in Arizona
Author: 0 Four missing, 10 injured after boats collide in Arizona

Units from the Mohave County Sheriff's Office Division of Boating Safety photographed on September 2, 2018, the day after a boating crash on the Colorado River.The Mohave County Sheriff's Office will continue to patrol the Colorado River until all the unaccounted for passengers are located.

Global News Former UK Labour Minister Damns Party's 'Hatred of Jews'
Author: 0 Former UK Labour Minister Damns Party's 'Hatred of Jews'

Jeremy Corbyn's "vitriolic hatred of Israel " has blinded him to the company he keeps, a Jewish Labour MP has said. Sacks defended his comparison of Corbyn's comment which was insensitive to British Zionists' feelings, with Enoch Powell's racist "River of blood" speech against immigration in the 1960s.

Global News Myanmar army fakes photos in book on Rohingya crisis
Author: 0 Myanmar army fakes photos in book on Rohingya crisis

A Reuters investigation reveals that the provenance of three of the eight historical photographs contained in the book were faked. The crisis, they said, should be solved by Myanmar and its neighbour Bangladesh, where most of the almost 725,000 Rohingya refugees fled to after the violence.

Global News Duo in Terengganu lesbian sex case whipped six times
Author: 0 Duo in Terengganu lesbian sex case whipped six times

In the state's first verdict on same-sex relations, the two women who were convicted of attempting to have lesbian sex in April were charged under shariah law and sentenced to six strokes of the cane and a fine of RM3,300. "It really is a sign of how human rights are regressing in Malaysia not only for LGBT but for all people". Recently, Malaysia's Islamic affairs minister ordered pictures of LGBT activists to be removed from a public exhibition, while a transgender woman was brutally attacked ...

Global News Trump administration withholds 100K Kavanaugh pages
Author: 0 Trump administration withholds 100K Kavanaugh pages

Bush's attorney, Bill Burck, told the Senate Judiciary Committee that all requested documents had been compiled. The disclosure comes days before Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings, which are slated to begin Tuesday, and intensifies a battle between Grassley, who says he has produced a record number of documents, and Senate democrats who question the review being led by lawyers for the Trump administration and Bush.

Global News Trump threatens Congress - Stay out of my plans for NAFTA
Author: 0 Trump threatens Congress - Stay out of my plans for NAFTA

The most striking example involves one of the biggest investments Canadians make - buying a vehicle. The current requirement is that about 62 per cent of parts be produced in the U.S., Mexico or Canada. "Unfortunately, to date, the things he has done to hurt workers outpace what he has done to help workers", Trumka said. The language had extra sting because Trumka is a NAFTA critic and has battled previous trade deals he believed had insufficient labor or environmental protections.

Global News Iran foreign minister in surprise Erdogan talks
Author: 0 Iran foreign minister in surprise Erdogan talks

Meanwhile, Washington has warned Ankara that in case it purchased the S-400 systems from Russian Federation, the USA may refuse to sell the F-35 fighters to Turkey. has damaged investor sentiment and encouraged capital outflows from the country. We will not give up. Turkey also wants the return of Syrian refugees to their countries soon, if there is no threat against them either by the terrorist groups or by the regime.

Global News Sara Duterte to seek Davao City reelection in 2019
Author: 0 Sara Duterte to seek Davao City reelection in 2019

While the president may undermine the gravity of this remark by claiming it as a mere joke again, it's not okay. On the contrary, women groups around the world are absolutely outraged at what was said openly and without any apparent hesitation.

Global News Ugandan opposition pop star flies abroad for treatment
Author: 0 Ugandan opposition pop star flies abroad for treatment

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has been arrested as he attempted to check in at Entebbe airport to fly overseas for further treatment. "Museveni should keep off, I already achieved what I wanted which was the release of Hon. Bobi Wine ", wrote Babu on his social media platforms. Nicholas Opiyo, one of Kyagulanyi's posted on his twitter at 9.17pm on Thursday.

Global News Amsterdam attack suspect had 'terrorist motive'
Author: 0 Amsterdam attack suspect had 'terrorist motive'

A passerby's dramatic photo showed two police officers pointing guns at a man in blue jeans and sneakers lying on the ground inside a train station tunnel. Amsterdam city officials issued the statement on motive in Dutch Saturday evening, which Dutch News reported. The U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands says that two people stabbed in an attack at the Dutch capital's main railway station on Friday are both American citizens.

Global News Man opens fire on crowd, shot by police outside Ice Cube concert
Author: 0 Man opens fire on crowd, shot by police outside Ice Cube concert

According to an eyewitness, deputies had just broken up a fight outside of the admission gate when a man pulled out a handgun, pointed toward the sky and shot one or two rounds into the air. seeking entry to the show, but was told it was sold out. A concert by the rapper Ice Cube was scheduled about that time at Del Mar. The department says the man was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

Global News Firefighters battle massive blaze at 200-year-old Rio museum
Author: 0 Firefighters battle massive blaze at 200-year-old Rio museum

The museum, located in the city's north near the Maracana soccer stadium, was closed to the public when the fire sparked from a yet unknown cause. Roberto Robadey, a spokesman for the Rio fire department, is quoted by the Associated Press news agency as saying that the hydrants closest to the museum were not working and that firefighters had to get water from a nearby lake.

Global News JD.com’s billionaire CEO released after U.S. arrest
Author: 0 JD.com’s billionaire CEO released after U.S. arrest

The 45-year-old businessman was released from jail on Saturday afternoon pending possible criminal charges, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. JD.com is 10 per cent owned by Walmart , while Chinese internet firm Tencent owns 18 per cent. Liu, who is worth an estimated $7.3 billion, owns 16 per cent of the company and has vast control over major business decisions.

Author: 0 Instagram influencer and model Sinead McNamara found dead on billionaire's yacht

The circumstances around model Sinead McNamara's death are unknown at this stage but the family confirmed her passing on Saturday and it's understood they are travelling to the holiday spot. Hundreds of people have since taken to Ms McNamara's Instagram page to send their condolences. "It was only a few days ago you were messaging me forcing me to come camping with you".

Global News Two US citizens hurt in Dutch 'terrorist' knife attack
Author: 0 Two US citizens hurt in Dutch 'terrorist' knife attack

Two people have been injured in a stabbing incident at Amsterdam's central station and police have shot a suspect, the Parool reported on Friday. The Netherlands has been considered a target since attacks by Islamist radicals in France, Belgium, Britain and Germany, and because it supports US -led military operations against the Islamic State terror group in the Middle East.

Global News Saudi-led coalition admits
Author: 0 Saudi-led coalition admits "mistakes" in deadly Yemen airstrike

The U.S. -backed alliance, at the time, said the airstrikes targeted missile launchers used to attack southern Saudi Arabia a day earlier, and accused the Houthis of using children as human shields. The U.S. State Department on Sunday welcomed the coalition's statement as "an important first step toward full transparency and accountability". It called on all sides of the conflict to "abide by the Law of Armed Conflict, to mitigate harm to civilians and civilian infrastructure, and thoroughly ...

Global News Ex-president Lula da Silva barred from upcoming election
Author: 0 Ex-president Lula da Silva barred from upcoming election

The court had also ignored a recommendation by the United Nations Human Rights Committee to restore Lula's political rights which he appeals his conviction, it said. Haddad campaigned Saturday in Lula's native state of Pernambuco, where he vowed the party would maintain a political and moral stance in keeping with Lula's leadership "and the desire of over 50 percent of Brazilians".

Global News Nigeria to sign $328m ICT pact with China as Buhari arrives Beijing
Author: 0 Nigeria to sign $328m ICT pact with China as Buhari arrives Beijing

President Mnangagwa and his wife were seen off at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport by Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, Harare Metropolitan Province Minister of State Miriam Chikukwa, government ministers, senior government officials and service chiefs among others.

Global News Imran Khan set to change Pakistan - Editorial One
Author: 0 Imran Khan set to change Pakistan - Editorial One

He said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will also highlight the issue at the upcoming UN General Assembly session. Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf claims he had proposed a "four-point formula" on Kashmir to the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee during the 2001 Agra Summit.

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