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World Media Russia, Turkey keep lines open on Syria amid competing goals
Author: 0 Russia, Turkey keep lines open on Syria amid competing goals

Peskov said Erdogan's comment "really came as news", adding that it "is not in harmony with previous statements" and "not in harmony with our understanding of the situation". Turkey has been deploying ground troops and air power to northern parts of Syria, a neighboring country, initially identifying its goal as retaking areas held by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) from terrorists, as well as battling armed Kurdish units in northern Syria, which Turkey claims are aiding the outlawed ...

Author: 0 Paul Nuttall on course to succeed Nigel Farage as new Ukip leader

Mr Nuttall , who was the party's deputy leader for six years, told the BBC he wanted to bring the party together after a turbulent couple of months. John Rees-Evans - an ex-soldier notorious for claiming a "gay donkey raped his horse" - came in third with 18.1 percent.

Author: 0 Turkish PM threatens to reopen borders to migrants

Neither me nor my people will be affected by these dry threats. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Thursday that the European Parliament's vote to freeze Turkey's membership does not carry any importance as the ties between the EU and Turkey are already "forced relations", Daily Sabah reported.

World Media Obama to meet Australia, Canada leaders before return to US
Author: 0 Obama to meet Australia, Canada leaders before return to US

The Republican has blamed China for taking USA jobs, and has said he would instruct his Treasury secretary to label the country a currency manipulator. The leaders made no public comments as they appeared before a contingent of USA and Peruvian news media. Mr Obama urged leaders of Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation countries to not hit the panic stations but take a wait-and-see approach on USA foreign and trade policy directions.

Author: 0 After Maharashtra, BJP sweeps Gujarat bypolls

On the other hand, these results have given a message to Congress for doing hard work if they want to win the next assembly polls. Senior leader and rural development minister Pankaja Munde could not ensure victory for the BJP candidate in Parali municipal council, where her estranged cousin and NCP leader Dhananjay Munde had an emphatic win.

World Media Anthony Michael Hall charged with battery
Author: 0 Anthony Michael Hall charged with battery

The video , which was first surfaced on the credible gossiping site, shows Hall and his neighbor having a showdown and punching each other's faces before the actor pushed away his neighbor to the ground and walked away. Just five years ago, Hall was involved in a confrontation with his neighbor in the same complex, according to People . The " Weird Science " actor has had complaints made about him to the homeowner's association of his complex but even though this has been going on for ...

Author: 0 Illinois House committee OKs revised Exelon legislation

The most recent change is a 10-year sunset provision on the zero emission credit (ZEC) for the nuclear plants. Environmentalists applaud proposal for vastly expanding Illinois' energy-efficiency programs that would save ratepayers $7 billion.

World Media Punjab Jailbreak: Badal govt dismisses two officers, suspends DG Prisons
Author: 0 Punjab Jailbreak: Badal govt dismisses two officers, suspends DG Prisons

Confirming the flight of the prisoners, Punjab director-general of police (law and order) H S Dhillon said the area around the Nabha jail has been cordoned off and a high alert has been sounded. Heads started to roll soon after the incident with the Punjab Government suspending DG (Jails) and dismissing two other senior prison officials even as the opposition Congress said the incident exposed the "complete breakdown of law and order" in the state and triggered fears of revival of terrorism ...

World Media Philippines May Quit The ICC
Author: 0 Philippines May Quit The ICC

Amnesty International has consistently condemned Russia's repeated efforts to block the referral of the situation in Syria to the ICC Prosecutor at the UN Security Council, and the organization has also documented possible war crimes committed by Russian forces during the conflict in Syria .

Author: 0 Trump aide mocks election challenge

House of Representatives - that House is dominated by Republicans but they wouldn't be required to select Mr. Trump or even a Republican . Trump told The Times that he won't do anything "to hurt the Clintons" and that his former rival, who he once referred to as a "nasty woman", doesn't need to go through a lengthy investigation as she recovers from the election loss.

World Media Ukraine says it's ready to resume gas purchases from Russian Federation
Author: 0 Ukraine says it's ready to resume gas purchases from Russian Federation

Mr. Poroshenko was speaking at a press conference in Brussels on Thursday after a meeting with European Union leaders, who pledged fresh economic and political backing for Ukraine and indicated that, regardless of any shift in policy in Washington, the bloc will stand by the economic sanctions it imposed on Russian Federation over the conflict in Ukraine .

World Media Federal court rules Wisconsin legislative maps unconstitutional
Author: 0 Federal court rules Wisconsin legislative maps unconstitutional

The majority strung together a series of comments over the years by Supreme Court Justices to construct the theory of party "entrenchment:" as a constitutional violation. State governments are directed to update their district maps every 10 years following the U.S. Census. Whether there are eight or nine members on the court, most eyes will be on Justice Anthony Kennedy .

World Media 2 dead after migrants set fire to camp in Greece
Author: 0 2 dead after migrants set fire to camp in Greece

After the deaths of a woman and child in a fire erupted in a refugee camp, migrants set fire to part of the camp in an apparent act of rage. The fire broke out at 10:20 p.m. Another woman and a second child were severely injured and flown to Athens , where they were hospitalized in serious condition, while several others were less seriously hurt.

World Media Merkel to seek fourth term as Germany's leader
Author: 0 Merkel to seek fourth term as Germany's leader

She made the announcement in a presidium meeting of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU ) led by her on Sunday, as several news agencies reported citing party sources. "If she chooses to continue, she will have big burdens", Obama told reporters during a farewell visit to Berlin last week. Since coming to power in 2005, Ms.

Author: 0 French conservatives voting in first presidential primary

Speaking to his supporters, Sarkozy acknowledged defeat and endorsed Fillon , who served as prime minister under his 2007-2012 presidency. Paris: Francois Fillon heads into a five-day runoff campaign for France's conservative presidential ticket as favourite over opponent Alain Juppe after a stunning first-round vote result that ousted Nicolas Sarkozy from the race.

World Media Rosberg keeps cool under pressure to win his 1st F1 title
Author: 0 Rosberg keeps cool under pressure to win his 1st F1 title

Hamilton , who had started on pole and led all the way through, began backing Rosberg up into Vettel and Verstappen as the laps ticked down and it became clear his grasp on the championship was slipping. He then grabbed Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone and lifted him into the air, while Ecclestone congratulated him. The gap hovered around the one-second mark for much of the remainder of the race, with Hamilton appearing to attempt to back Rosberg into the chasing pack.

World Media Lok Sabha adjourns amid Opposition protests over demonetisation issue
Author: 0 Lok Sabha adjourns amid Opposition protests over demonetisation issue

He hails from Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan told the House. The Lok Sabha sources said visitors are allowed to watch the proceedings of the House after the individual fills an application form providing the details about himself or herself - age, occupation, full local address and permanent address.

Author: 0 Hurricane Otto Threatens Costa Rica And Nicaragua

Three people in Panama have died and four are missing as Hurricane Otto approaches Central America, Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela told reporters Tuesday. Impactful storms are infrequent occurrences, especially this late in November. Up to 18 inches of rain could fall in northern Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua .

Author: 0 Syrian army captures rebel held east Aleppo

On Sunday they said they had captured the neighbouring district, Jabal Badro. It said government forces are "in control of most of the northern part" of Aleppo. Masaken Hanano was the first district to be taken by the rebels in 2012. "But the planes have destroyed everything, stones, trees and people, in a systematic policy of destruction", said Yasser al-Yousef, from the political office of the Nour al-Din al-Zinki rebel group.

World Media U.S. welcomes appointment of Gen Qamar Bajwa as new Pak Army chief
Author: 0 U.S. welcomes appointment of Gen Qamar Bajwa as new Pak Army chief

Defence minister Khawaja Asif confirmed that Bajwa had been appointed as COAS and Zubair Hayat as chairman, joint chief of staff committee (CJCSC). General Sharif in January had declared he would not seek extension. "Prime Minister definitely wanted an army chief who is supportive of democratic system in the country, who believes in the supremacy of Parliament and who could work for the betterment of the country", said a ruling party senator PML-N Senator, Lieutenant General (Retired) Abdul ...

Author: 0 Now even China is applauding Modi's bold step of demonetization

The two sides are locked in a fierce battle over the decision that sucked out 86% of the money in circulation, leaving people scrambling for notes in a country where most transactions are driven by cash. The prime minister warned that some rich people were trying to influence the poor or bribing them to misuse their accounts to stash black money. The Congress has been demanding PM Modi's intervention on the matter.

Author: 0 Peru proposes talks to save TPP after Trump firms up opposition

The TPP was one of the key pieces of President Barack Obama's "pivot to Asia" and the part of his economic policy that posited America's recovery from the recession and growth on freer trade with Asia and on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, an agreement between the USA and European Union, also apparently on the rocks now.

Author: 0 Israel bombs alleged IS militant hideout in Syria

The IDF responded early Monday morning to ISIS's attack Sunday against the Israeli Golani Reconnaissance Battalion operating along the Syrian border, the military spokesperson's office reported. All of the gunmen were suspected militants from "Shuhada al-Yarmouk", an Isis offshoot which controls the area. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commended the soldiers at a special cabinet meeting, but offered no new details about the incident.

World Media Clinton Campaign Supports Recount Efforts In Battleground States
Author: 0 Clinton Campaign Supports Recount Efforts In Battleground States

Stein says she also plans to challenge the presidential election results in Pennsylvania and MI, where Trump won. While the campaign's decision to jump into the process will tantalise Ms Clinton's erstwhile supporters, many of whom are still feeling crushed by her loss, the likelihood of it magically making her the rightful victor of the presidential contest remain somewhere between zero and infinitesimally slim.

World Media More Casualties Reported Among Turkish Soldiers In Syria
Author: 0 More Casualties Reported Among Turkish Soldiers In Syria

Turkey in August launched an operation inside Syria dubbed "Euphrates Shield" in support of Syrian opposition fighters to push IS jihadists from its border. But it said in October the presence of Turkish troops on Syrian soil was a "flagrant breach of Syria's sovereignty" and warned it would bring down Turkish warplanes entering its air space.

World Media President-elect Trump calls for unity in Thanksgiving address
Author: 0 President-elect Trump calls for unity in Thanksgiving address

Haley was picked for position by Trump on Wednesday. Haley, an Indian-American woman, would add ethnic and gender diversity to Trump's appointments to top posts in his administration. She has been governor of SC since 2011. Trump has not yet taken any formal steps to distance himself from his worldwide business holdings as experts in both parties warn of potential conflicts of interest.

Author: 0 Wenger: Xhaka still searching for natural fit

There is no word on when he will be back from his injury though, so the manager is looking for someone to step up and do the job that the Spaniard normally does for Arsenal , and I think it is Granit Xhaka that the Frenchman has in mind as he spoke about both Gunners in a report on the Arsenal website .

World Media Nephew of ex-NBA player Camby found dead on Texas property
Author: 0 Nephew of ex-NBA player Camby found dead on Texas property

The boy who has autism, went missing during the family's Thanksgiving celebration on Camby's property. Lt. Oneismo Lopez said the boy was found in a body of water near the family's property just before 7 a.m. "He probably won't respond to his name if you call him", Pearland Police Officer Michael Arnold said, according to a video posted on the police department's Facebook page .

Author: 0 Bills activate WR Watkins off of injured reserve

I don't think the Bills are going anywhere, either, but I think Rex Ryan will have them playing hard down the stretch with his job on the line. "This is a must-win game, and this is a team that we're supposed to beat", Robey-Coleman said.

World Media Tokyo sees first November snowfall in 54 years
Author: 0 Tokyo sees first November snowfall in 54 years

The snow-fall resulted in train and subway services being delayed and temporarily suspended especially in western part of the city. Meteorologists forecast up to 2cm would fall, with more in the mountains northwest of Tokyo . The November snowfall also increased the demand for heating; thus, the increase in electricity usage that went up to about 95 percent according to the Tokyo Electric Power Co.

World Media Scenes of panic as hundreds of Iraqis flee Mosul
Author: 0 Scenes of panic as hundreds of Iraqis flee Mosul

Iraq is now readying a special force to storm the town of Tal Afar, an ISIL bastion west of Mosul that has been surrounded by the Popular Mobilisation Forces, in a way that would avoid revenge killings against the town's Sunni population. BAGHDAD (AP ) - Iraqi troops on Thursday drove Islamic State militants from three more neighborhoods in the northern city of Mosul, a commander said, as a bomb south of Baghdad killed at least 21 people, including 10 Iranian pilgrims.

Author: 0 Pakistani air force chief warns India against full-scale war

Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi met the Deputy UN Secretary General Jan Eliasson and the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary General Edmond Mulet during which she alleged that the situation along the LoC posed a "grave threat to global peace and security".