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World Media Conference on Cyprus provides basis for further negotiation, says Anastasiades
Author: 0 Conference on Cyprus provides basis for further negotiation, says Anastasiades

The eastern Mediterranean island has been divided since 1974, when Turkish troops invaded in response to an Athens- inspired coup seeking union with Greece. Britain, the former colonial power in Cyprus, has offered to relinquish about 50 per cent of territory it still retains on the island, known as sovereign base areas, to facilitate a deal.

Author: 0 What is Marine Le Pen doing at Trump Tower?

In November, Le Pen - who describes herself as "anti-establishment", rejecting the politics of both right and left - was among the first foreign politicians to congratulate Trump on his surprise election victory. She was not, however, on Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon's schedule, according to a source. Latest developments relating to Front National party election financing issues, a judicial case reviewing previous campaign accounts irregularities and increasing internal ...

World Media Scary video shows a snowboarder almost getting swallowed up by an avalanche
Author: 0 Scary video shows a snowboarder almost getting swallowed up by an avalanche

His family chipped in to buy him the inflatable backpack , which works in a similar way to a vehicle airbag, and creates a bubble around him to save him from suffocating in the snow. He said: "You could just see him sort of on the surface". Another snowboarder is quickly on the scene to help Mr Oye out. It automatically deflates afterward, leaving a pocket of air in the snow if the user is buried.

World Media Arizona trooper shot, citizen kills suspect
Author: 0 Arizona trooper shot, citizen kills suspect

Damon Cecil told KPHO that the trooper, a 27-year veteran, was ambushed when he got out of his patrol vehicle at the scene of a rollover accident. "The suspect refuses (and) the uninvolved third party fires, striking and killing the suspect", Milstead said. Frank Milstead, Arizona's Public Safety Department director.

Author: 0 Confide your woes in me: Army chief

Addressing a customary annual media briefing ahead of Army Day, Gen Bipin Rawat said,"If a soldier writes to us regarding his grievances penning down his identity, I will ensure that his identity is not made public". "We want them to come directly to us rather than through social media", he said. According to Hindustan Times , the army chief maintained that the strikes can be repeated if the "situation warrants".

World Media 'Recurrence' Of Brutal Racial Discrimination Detailed In DOJ Report
Author: 0 'Recurrence' Of Brutal Racial Discrimination Detailed In DOJ Report

The US attorney general, Loretta Lynch, presented the report on Friday morning with federal and city officials, before announcing that the CPD and Chicago officials had agreed to begin negotiations to reach a reform agreement . The department was at the center of high-profile incidents like the violent clashes with anti-Vietnam War protesters at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, the 1969 killing of noted Black Panther leader Fred Hampton and the era of torture under former Police ...

World Media Obama adds Alabama civil rights area to Park Service
Author: 0 Obama adds Alabama civil rights area to Park Service

Three of the five new monuments are directly connected to the Civil Rights Movement. The site will also include the 16th Street Baptist Church, where four African-American girls were killed in an act of terrorism by a Ku Klux Klan bombing. The city-owned Civil Rights Institute and park already draw thousands of visitors annually, and 16th Street Baptist is both a civil rights landmark and the home of an active congregation.

World Media Jaywick residents refuse to evacuate homes after severe flood warning
Author: 0 Jaywick residents refuse to evacuate homes after severe flood warning

An evacuation is also under way in Jaywick, near Clacton-on-Sea, in Essex. Everyone evacuated will be sent to a "rest centre" in Tendring where people are permitted to stay until their homes are safe to return to. The Ministry of Defence said about 100 soldiers from the Catterick army base had been deployed to Skegness on the Lincolnshire coast, where about 3,000 residents have been urged to leave their homes or move upstairs.

World Media Morocco bans production and sale of burqas
Author: 0 Morocco bans production and sale of burqas

Very few Moroccan women wear the burqa as it is more prominent in conservative Muslim societies in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The burka, which conceals the full face and body, is not commonly worn in Morocco, with most females favoring the hijab , which does not cover the face.

Author: 0 Police Arrest Two New Suspects Over The Paris Terror Attacks

The same sources stated that they are accused of providing Halid El Barkaoui with forged documents that he later used for the Paris attack. Belgian police arrested a man and woman - named only as Farid K and Meryem E.B by Belgian prosecutors - at an address in Brussels .

Author: 0 Food Sales Up At Marks & Spencer In Third Quarter

Focusing on the six weeks ended 7 January 2017, the grocery chain said that it saw United Kingdom like-for-like sales growth of 0.7% and food like-for-like sales up 1.3%, with "significant market outperformance in fresh food". He said that children's clothes, cashmere and lambswool jumpers and lingerie - traditional M&S strengths - sold well. Interestingly, Tesco's share price has fallen this morning due to relatively underwhelming Christmas sales.

Author: 0 BSF submits another report; says tinned food used

A soldier of India's Border Security Force ( BSF ) captured social media attention on Sunday after he posted videos on Facebook showing the awful condition of the food he and his fellow troopers are served while on duty, India Today reported.

World Media Obama pushes values, prods Trump in farewell speech
Author: 0 Obama pushes values, prods Trump in farewell speech

As his daughter Malia looked on crying and the audience rose to give Michelle Obama a standing ovation, he continued: "You took on a role you didn't ask for and made it your own with grace and with grit and with style and good humour". One of the nation's great strengths, he said, "is the peaceful transfer of power from one president to the next". Mr Obama is leaving office as a relatively popular president - with opinion polls giving him a favourability rating among voters of between 55% ...

Author: 0 USA military in Poland threatens Russian Federation, destabilizes Europe

That action, as well as the Kremlin's backing of Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine has made country's along NATO's eastern flank nervous that Russia may try a similar land-grab in their own country. "We have not had this level of a rotational presence since the Cold War", he said . The US will deploy to the region an additional armoured brigade that is usually based in Fort Carson, Colorado.

World Media Mattis pledges 'harmony and trust' between Pentagon, White House
Author: 0 Mattis pledges 'harmony and trust' between Pentagon, White House

James Mattis told the Senate on Thursday that he has no plans to review policies allowing women to serve in combat roles if he is confirmed as defense secretary. At his senate confirmation hearing, NY senator Kirsten Gillibrand quoted the retired general's 2015 speech that "when you mix arrows, and you mix affection for one another that could be manifested sexually, I don't care where you go history, you will not find where this has worked".

World Media Young British backpacker dies in Australia as plane crashes down onto beach
Author: 0 Young British backpacker dies in Australia as plane crashes down onto beach

A woman in her 20s was killed when the light plane came down on Middle Island, near the town of 1770, about 10.30am on Tuesday. The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that it is providing consular assistance in the case. "The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter medical crew treated and transported the pilot of the SR22 - a male in his 60s - to Bundaberg Base Hospital suffering multi-trauma injuries".

World Media New Orleans sets schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Day events
Author: 0 New Orleans sets schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Day events

Northwestern State University will incorporate several activities to honor the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. into the university's spring welcome week schedule. This year's theme is "Breaking the Chains of Injustice". "Martin Luther King, Jr.'s messages of no violence, equality and unity are needed in these volatile times ".

World Media Achche Din will come when Congress returns to power: Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 Achche Din will come when Congress returns to power: Rahul Gandhi

The convention, which is expected to be addressed by former prime minister Manmohan Singh and other senior Congress leaders, will set the tone of the party's campaign in the five poll-bound states, including in Uttar Pradesh. Invoking Lord Shiva, Guru Nanak, Hazrat Ali, and Lord Buddha, he said, "I could see Congress hand with them - a Mudra they are always seen in". First, a major function was organised in absence of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and secondly Congress chose the death ...

Author: 0 New Bench to hear Sahara-Birla 'pay-offs' case

SC rejected plea for a court-monitored SIT probe into bribery allegations against PM Narendra Modi. Bhushan was seeking investigation on the seized documents which had names of various politicians including the name of the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Author: 0 Movie World visitors freed after roller coaster malfunction

Twenty people were left stranded 65 feet off the ground after a rollercoaster broke down at a theme park on Australia's Gold Coast. In November, the government said every ride at Movie World had been cleared and it said the park had "robust" systems in place for all of its attractions.

Author: 0 UAE Ambassador Wounded in Afghan Attack

The explosion took place when there was a high-level meeting going on at the guest house. Afghan's Tolo News quoted survivors as saying that the bomb was hidden in a sofa at the guesthouse. Ghulam Faroq Naziri, a lawmaker from the western Herat province, said another MP from the same province, Rahima Jami, was wounded. The Kandahar attack targeted Provincial Governor Homayun Azizi's guesthouse.

World Media Democrats Want Trump Cabinet Hearings Delayed
Author: 0 Democrats Want Trump Cabinet Hearings Delayed

A letter to then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), posted on Twitter by Citizens for Responsible Ethics in Washington co-founder and former Obama administration ethics adviser Norm Eisen on Sunday, shows he demanded that "financial disclosures must be complete" before any confirmation hearings be scheduled.

Author: 0 U.S. consulate official shot in Mexico

It was unclear if that was a reference to the apparent stalking of the USA consular employee by the gunman, and what appeared to be a direct attempt to kill him. "I wish him a speedy recovery". Ashcraft remained hospitalized Tuesday in Mexico. The US government had offered a $20,000 reward for his arrest. The U.S.

Author: 0 Assange hits back after U.S. intelligence hack report

Due to Assange still being stuck in London's Ecuadorian Embassy, the news conference had to be disseminated via Periscope . Last week, several USA intelligence agencies released a report, titled " Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections ", claiming the GRU Russian intelligence agency "used the Guccifer 2.0 persona,, and WikiLeaks to release US victim data obtained in cyberoperations publicly".

World Media Dylann Roof sentenced to death for Charleston church massacre
Author: 0 Dylann Roof sentenced to death for Charleston church massacre

Jury deliberations could begin soon afterward. The jury must be unanimous in their decision for Roof to be sentenced to death. "You may remember in my confession, I said I had to do it". The sentencing portion of the trial began January 3 and ended on Tuesday. (FILES) This AFP file photo taken on June 20, 2015 shows a police officer standing guard outside Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Author: 0 Apologetic Rose returns to Knicks after Monday's disappearing act

Derrick Rose put a scare into his New York Knicks teammates and fans as he was not present for their game against the New Orleans Pelicans. "We just didn't get any defensive stops". The point guard has dealt with numerous injuries throughout his career, but prior to Monday, he had missed just four games this season. Anthony made a decision to hit the showers when he was assessed two technical fouls by the usually mild-mannered head referee Danny Crawford.

Author: 0 Brothers held over Kim Kardashian heist told to find her £4m ring

ABC reports that amongst the 17 people was a limo driver the Kardashian family had used in Paris. They certainly want to see something, as most of those attending the six-hour long seminar have forked out over $1,600 to be there. A diamond pendant worth more than $30,000 was found by a passer-by in the street outside after the robbery and turned it over to police, the TV news network France 24 said.

Author: 0 Justin Trudeau's redesigned cabinet

Dion, 61, also served in the Chrétien regime as minister of intergovernmental affairs and as the National Unity minister. Freeland , who was global trade minister, will still be in a position to help renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with the United States and Mexico if Trump makes good on a campaign promise to make changes or terminate the accord.

World Media Cristiano Ronaldo wins 'The Best FIFA Men's Player 2016' award
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo wins 'The Best FIFA Men's Player 2016' award

Ronaldo, who turns 32 on February 5, has been named Player of the Year four times. The Portuguese can look back at arguably the best year of his career after winning the UEFA Champions League title, the UEFA Super Cup as well as the FIFA Club World Cup with Los Blancos, and also captaining Portugal to their first ever UEFA European Championship title.

Author: 0 Boris Johnson holds talks with senior Trump team figures in NY

Asked about a 2005 recording of Mr Trump bragging to TV host Billy Bush about women and how he could "grab them by the pussy" because of his celebrity status, Mrs May was blunt in her response. Trump said he'll meet May in the spring after she sent her two most senior aides on a secret trip to the mid-December for talks with members of his team.

World Media German lawmaker's sex-on-prescription idea draws criticism
Author: 0 German lawmaker's sex-on-prescription idea draws criticism

Green Party spokeswoman and MP, Elisabeth Scharfenberg , has said this in an article published on Sunday in the German newspaper, 'Welt am Sonntag '. The German Patient Protection Foundation said people who have to fight for help on basic matters such as washing and eating have other concerns. In Holland, sexual services are already considered a medical expense for some.