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Author: 0 Activists say airstrikes in northern Syria kill more than 20

The violence came a day after the Syrian government announced a three-day truce to coincide with the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. Syria's government has been accused of using siege tactics to pressure rebel forces, and the United Nations says almost 600,000 Syrians live in besieged areas, most surrounded by government forces although rebels also use the method.

World Media Beijing conducts new naval maneuvers in South China Sea
Author: 0 Beijing conducts new naval maneuvers in South China Sea

A veteran Chinese foreign policy maker has warned the global community against putting into action an imminent verdict in a dispute between Beijing and Manila over the South China Sea. Tensions in the South China Sea have been on the rise since the Philippines initiated an arbitration process in 2013, backed by the United States, who said it was not taking sides in the island disputes.

World Media Philanthropist Edhi,
Author: 0 Philanthropist Edhi, "Pakistan's Mother Teresa", buried after state funeral

Pakistan army chief Raheel Sharif and prominent politicians attended final prayers at the stadium in the first state funeral since the death of military dictator General Zia ul-Haq in 1988. Born in 1928 in a small village of Bantva near Joona Garh in Gujarat district of then British-ruled India, Edhi was deeply affected by the death of his mother when he was 19.

Author: 0 Russian Federation expels 2 USA diplomats in retaliation for United States evictions

According to Russian State News Agency Sputnik, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said two Americans were declared persona non grata after an "unfriendly move" by the US that was not specified. The assault happened after the accredited American official had identified himself to the policeman, Mr Kirby said. In his first detailed comments about the June 6 incident, Kirby contradicted the account provided by Russia's Foreign Ministry, which said the policeman was trying to protect the ...

World Media Pakistani PM returns home after successful open heart surgery
Author: 0 Pakistani PM returns home after successful open heart surgery

The prime minister had gone to London on May 22 for treatment. He also prayed for the security of Pakistan and well-being of the nation. Nawaz Sharif had departed for London for the operation on 22nd May and underwent a successful cardiac surgery at London's Harley Street Hospital on 31st May.

World Media BBA student identified as one of the Eid attackers in Bangladesh
Author: 0 BBA student identified as one of the Eid attackers in Bangladesh

Militants on Thursday attacked Bangladeshi police guarding an Eidul Fitr prayer service, killing three people and wounding 14, days after Islamic State claimed a major attack in the capital. Bangladesh has launched a clampdown on social media sites spreading jihadist propaganda after an attack on a Dhaka cafe in which 20 hostages were murdered, saying the country's young were being radicalised online.

Author: 0 Malcolm Turnbull takes 'full responsibility' for Coalition campaign performance

Since taking power in 2013, Coalition has been criticized by the opposition Labor Party for its crackdown on immigration, delayed personal income tax cuts and its proposal to reinstate a building industry regulator. Speaking to reporters outside his Sydney home, he said 'the count is continuing, we remain confident we will secure enough seats to have a majority in the parliament'.

World Media Saudi Arabia arrests 19 people in connection with wave of bombings
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia arrests 19 people in connection with wave of bombings

The unidentified attacker killed four Saudi security troops and wounded five others in a vehicle park outside the sprawling mosque grounds where the Prophet Muhammad is buried. The US embassy in Riyadh reported no casualties among consulate staff. Pakistan has condemned Monday's attacks in the kingdom. There are nine million foreigners living in Saudi Arabia, of which Pakistanis represent one of the largest groups.

Author: 0 British report blasts entry into Iraq war

Blair also told President Bush that, if it came to war, the United Kingdom would take a significant military role". "What we did in removing Saddam had awful consequences which we didn't foresee - and I understand all the criticisms - but when I look at it today I think still that we moved with where the grain of the future is going to be in these countries and this region".

World Media Union backs Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader but demands 'effective opposition'
Author: 0 Union backs Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader but demands 'effective opposition'

He insisted that if the Labour leader does face a leadership challenge, he would need the support of 50 MPs or MEPs to get on the ballot paper - a point contested by Corbyn's allies. "But the responsibility of our whole party is to stand up in united opposition to the Tory Government". Mr Corbyn is still hanging on at the top of the Labour party despite growing pressure to resign from his own MPs.

World Media Obama: America is not as divided as some suggest
Author: 0 Obama: America is not as divided as some suggest

NATO will hold the next summit meeting in Brussels, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Saturday at a press conference at Warsaw summit. After five Dallas police officers were killed Thursday night, Obama cut short his trip and will instead return home Sunday after a one-day visit to Spain.

World Media Pakistan urges global response to Saudi attacks
Author: 0 Pakistan urges global response to Saudi attacks

A suicide bomber attacked a Medina mosque last night just after sundown. The suicide bombing that targeted Islam's second-holiest site in the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia Monday drew condemnation from around the Muslim world, including from the Taliban and Hezbollah.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Compares Trade Deal To Rape

Trump will visit OH later in the day. In his big economic speech this week, Trump directly challenged Clinton on trade. In particular, Flake said, Trump's protectionist opposition to trade deals is "troubling". Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who announced his re-election bid last week, said Tuesday that "I don't intend to spurn him or denigrate him" - though he would not endorse the billionaire.

Author: 0 Hend, Aguilar share lead at Castle Stuart

Sweden's Alex Noren will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open after surviving miserable conditions at Castle Stuart. "This gave us a big test and it was a tough stress". The Stirling pro was three-over after two playing into the teeth of the wind on the opening two holes, and could only really chastise himself for the tee shot on the second.

World Media Conservatives begin voting to choose new British PM
Author: 0 Conservatives begin voting to choose new British PM

The party has said it plans to announce the new leader on September 9, giving the candidates two months to actively campaign for members' support. In the second round of voting by Tory MPs, Mrs May picked up 199 votes against Energy Minister Mrs Leadsom's 84 .

Author: 0 Turkey arrests 14 more suspects over Istanbul airport attack

Dogan news agency said the two suspects held late Sunday were Kyrgyz nationals, identifying them only by their initials, K.V. and F.M.I., aged 25 and 35 respectively. Turkey has been rocked by a series of attacks over the past year, blamed on both ISIS terrorists and Kurdish rebels. There has been speculation that Akhmed Chatayev, a Chechen extremist known to be a top lieutenant in the ISIS militant group, may have masterminded the attack , but Turkish officials haven't confirmed his ...

Author: 0 Istanbul airport attack: 30 charged including Russians

Now Turkey has charged another 17 suspects in the bombing, 11 of whom are allegedly foreigners tied to an Islamic State cell thought to be behind the attacks , accusing them of "membership in an armed terrorist organization". It said they were from Dagestan, a mainly Muslim province of Russia's North Caucasus region. Some 13 foreigners, suspected of involvement in the terrorist attack at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, were detained in Turkey.

World Media Gunman Charged After Opening Fire at Georgia Officer
Author: 0 Gunman Charged After Opening Fire at Georgia Officer

The suspect in the Georgia shooting was being questioned by detectives Friday morning. Police still have very little information about possible motives. Police say the officer was on routine patrol when gunshots were fired from a blue Ford Explorer shortly before 1 a.m. Friday. Originally, police thought there was a second suspect in the vehicle, and used a police helicopter to scan the area around the crash.

Author: 0 Dallas Shooting Slain Officer Patrick Zamarripa

Zamarippa said the indiscriminate actions of the shooter took away the lives of not just police officers but also of police partners, sons, husbands and fathers. "No, I want to stay", Patrick replied, the paper said. Speaking to CNN on Friday, Rick Zamarripa said his son was a giving man who joined the Navy at the urging of his sister, who also was in the Navy, and who served in Kuwait and Iraq.

Author: 0 PM Modi holds talks with Jacob Zuma in Pretoria

The Indian diaspora is an important presence among the population of South Africa and PM Modi wishes to address such congregations in Johannesburg and Durban in an itinerary that spans through today and tomorrow. Security Council but said South Africa would work with India on reforming the council. Both dignitaries noted that Mozambique and India share a common history of anti-colonial struggle, and have been successful in establishing democratic traditions in their respective societies ...

World Media Liga president fears Messi could leave after fraud verdict
Author: 0 Liga president fears Messi could leave after fraud verdict

On Wednesday, a court sentenced Messi and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, to 21 months in prison. "Barcelona have set up a campaign in support of Leo Messi following the sentence issued this week against the Argentinian and his father", a statement from the Catalans reads.

World Media Kristen Bell blasts Trump over 'Frozen' tweet: 'Zip it Don'
Author: 0 Kristen Bell blasts Trump over 'Frozen' tweet: 'Zip it Don'

Trump insisted it was a sheriff's star , meant to evoke what he repeatedly asserts is Hillary Clinton's corruption-but critics said the image called to mind anti-Semitic imagery. Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to the crowd after a campaign rally at the Sharonville Convention Center July 6, 2016, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Author: 0 Two men gored on third day of bull-running festival

A Canadian was also gored in the bull ring just before the end of the run but no details were given in the statement on his condition or identity. A 33-year-old Japanese man was gored in the chest and a 24-year-old Spanish man in the arm, while 12 others suffered minor injuries, the local government said on its website.

World Media Tory party leadership race
Author: 0 Tory party leadership race

Minister of Justice Michael Gove said: "I have come, reluctantly, to the conclusion that Boris can not provide the leadership or build the team for the task ahead". London's former mayor "ducked" crucial decisions and failed to show the qualities needed to take over from David Cameron, according to the Justice Secretary.

Author: 0 US, South Korea agree to deploy THAAD amid rising tensions

The missile was likely fired from a submarine as planned but appears to have failed in the early stage of flight, the Joint Chiefs said. "We strongly condemn this and North Korea's other recent missile tests, which violate U.N. That followed Washington's blacklisting of the isolated state's leader Kim Jong Un for alleged human rights abuses. Pyongyang has so far made no public comments on the issue.

World Media Obama to take questions on Dallas attack, race relations
Author: 0 Obama to take questions on Dallas attack, race relations

UPDATE 9:10 a.m. (AP) - President Barack Obama will talk about his response to the Dallas shootings, race relations in the US and alliances in Europe as he wraps up his visit to Warsaw for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. The president also addressed gun control issues, which has been a contentious issue in Congress. "Today is a wrenching reminder of the sacrifices that they make for us", Obama said.

Author: 0 Over 150 killed in South Sudan fighting

Gunfire erupted on Friday evening near the state house where President Salva Kiir and vice president Riek Machar, former rivals, were meeting for talks. It was the first word of deaths from Friday's violence. South Sudan's defense minister, Kuol Manyang Juuk, called the situation on Saturday relatively calm and spoke to the United Nations mission about running patrols in the city's streets "so that they see the security situation", the United Nations mission tweeted.

World Media Owen Smith: 'Labour is in danger of splitting apart'
Author: 0 Owen Smith: 'Labour is in danger of splitting apart'

Representatives from Unite and the other main unions affiliated to Labour are set to meet with Mr Watson, PLP chairman John Cryer and chief whip Rosie Winterton but also with Mr Corbyn's allies John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor and the leader's communications chief Seumas Milne, Channel 4 News reported.

Author: 0 CUPW seeks cooling off period to negotiate new deal

A statement issued by the CUPW on Friday morning asked for reprieve and highlighted that "our members, their families and all Canadians do not deserve to have this threat of a lockout "looming" over our heads from a profitable public service".

Author: 0 Pakistani PM Sharif returns home after cardiac surgery

The team of doctors allowed him to travel, after which the return of the prime minister was made possible. Sharif was discharged from hospital on June 6 after he underwent an open-heart surgery on May 31. A special Boeing-777 plane of the Pakistan International Airline (PIA) flight had been tasked to bring back him back to Pakistan. Sharif is under pressure from the opposition to step down because his family members were named as holders of offshore wealth in leaked financial documents ...

Author: 0 "We will always decide for the greater interest of the Philippines" - Duterte

The Global Times , a tabloid linked to the Chinese Communist Party, said yesterday that China should be able to "let the USA pay a cost it can not stand if it intervenes in the South China Sea dispute by force". China routinely carries out exercises in the South China Sea. The Global Times is published by the ruling Communist Party's official People's Daily , and while it is widely read in policy-making circles it does not have the same mouthpiece function as its parent and its ...

Author: 0 Obama to Visit Dallas Early Next Week

US President Barack Obama said Friday (Jul 8) he was confident that Britain and the European Union could make an "orderly transition" towards new ties after Britain's vote to leave the bloc. Police found bomb-making materials and a weapons cache at the home of 25-year-old Micah Johnson, a Dallas area resident who gunned down the officers before dying in a standoff with police.