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Boko Haram kill 18 in Nigeria
- June 19, 2016

Boko Haram continues to operate in Nigeria, despite the nation's president, Muhammadu Buhari , saying months ago that the group had been "technically defeated". "Reacting to the incident, the member representing Michika/Madagali federal constituency, Hon Adamu Kamale called on the people of his constituency to be;" vigilant and report any suspicious movement to security agents. (more...)
Anti-doping leader has no sympathy for unhelpful Russians
- June 17, 2016

One criticism highlighted within the WADA report is that 15 competitors at February's Russian National Walking Championship in Sochi either did not start, withdrew or were disqualified when alerted to the presence of doping inspectors. WADA spokesman Ben Nichols said in a statement to Press Association Sport: "The report today outlines some of the serious challenges faced in implementing an effective testing programme in Russian Federation, and it indicates that much work still needs to be ... (more...)
Apache Helicopter Used For First Time To Hit Islamic State In Iraq Apache Helicopter Used For First Time To Hit Islamic State In Iraq
- June 15, 2016

The Iraq government approved the Apache airstrike as USA and Iraqi forces set the stage for the battle to recapture Mosul, said a defense official who spoke on the condition that he not be named. Fighters from a Shiite paramilitary units, known as Hashd Shaabi, are seen on the frontline to fight against Islamic State (IS) in Harariyat village on the outskirts of Fallujah city in Iraq's western Anbar province, on May 28, 2016. (more...)
Ethiopia and Eritrea trade blame over border clashes Ethiopia and Eritrea trade blame over border clashes
- June 14, 2016

Eritrea says the tense relations with Ethiopia are why it has national conscription, which can last for decades. Ethiopia had proposed comprehensive peace talks before demarcation but Eritrea opposed it and demanded unconditional handing over of the disputed border town. (more...)
Trump suggests Obama sympathizes with terrorists Trump suggests Obama sympathizes with terrorists
- June 14, 2016

Like Obama, Clinton prefers to avoid early missteps even if that leaves her looking overly cautious. It's time for statesmanship, not partisanship . "I simply want to get a sense of what kind of platform she will be supporting, whether she will be vigorous in standing up for working families and the middle class, moving aggressively in climate change, healthcare for all, making public colleges and universities tuition-free", he said . (more...)
Belgium looks to lay down marker against Italy
- June 13, 2016

And throughout Belgium's qualification, he maintained a leading role, alongside Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne. Belgium face Italy in their Euro 2016 Group E opener at Parc Olympique Lyonnais in D├ęcines-Charpieu on Monday priced as bet365's narrow 6/4 favourites to begin their campaign with a victory. (more...)
Paris Museum Reopens As French Floods Slowly Ease Paris Museum Reopens As French Floods Slowly Ease
- June 09, 2016

According to AccuWeather Meteorologist Eric Leister, "The river Seine is increasing due to the heavy rain that fell south of Paris ". Not surprisingly French authorities have been forced to shut the famous Louvre museum, the national library, the Grand Palais and the Orsay museum. (more...)
Viacom owner throws up hurdle to Paramount sale Viacom owner throws up hurdle to Paramount sale
- June 08, 2016

So many lawyers showed up for the initial hearing on the lawsuit filed by Viacom Inc. chief executive Philippe Dauman that Judge George Phelan asked all of them to line up in front of the courtroom for a roll call. A sale of any part of Paramount Pictures would now require the approval of the entire Viacom board - including Sumner Redstone. "Nobody could reasonably deny that there is a great risk that Sumner Redstone will not be available to give evidence in this trial", said attorney Leslie ... (more...)
Media groups say Duterte's comments risk lives, urge boycott
- June 07, 2016

The Philippines is one of the world's most risky countries for journalists. If you are worth your salt you should accept the challenge. "Of course, it is Mr. He said some of the crusaders are not being killed because their opinions are respected and they are righteous. Reacting to these criticisms, Duterte slammed "low-life journalists" who take bribes from politicians while praising honest media "crusaders". (more...)
Niger Delta elders back military action against Avengers
- June 06, 2016

Some leaders and prominent citizens of the Niger Delta region have condemned the acts of vandalism on the nation's oil infrastructure by the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), describing it as criminal and unacceptable. "There is no oil facility in Naifor Island, Ogbe-Ijoh and none is close to the community". What is the Nigerian Government up to? African oil powerhouse Nigeria has been rocked by attacks on its oil industry. (more...)
Khadse's fate hangs in balance as Maha CM submits report to Shah
- June 05, 2016

Later, Maharashtra government ordered a probe into whether phone calls were made from the telephone number registered at the gangster's residence in Karachi. The opposition and ally Shiv Sena are attacking the BJP and mounting pressure for Minister's resignation. Then, why did the state BJP chief Danve give him a clean chit only yesterday? Khadse has however remained defiant and completely rubbished all allegations. (more...)
'North Korea will be punished'
- June 05, 2016

In 2014, President Xi traveled to North Korea's arch enemy South Korea and again met the South's president Park Geun-Hye in Beijing in 2015. Much of the world sees China as the only country with the means to force North Korea to curb its nuclear ambitions. (more...)
Backed coalition vows to capture key IS territory in northern Syria
- June 04, 2016

Turkey views the YPG as a terrorist organisation and an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party ( PKK ) militant group, which has waged a three-decade insurgency for Kurdish autonomy in Turkey's own southeast. "We know that there is external plotting from Manbij city ... against the homelands of Europe, Turkey , all good friends and allies of ours, and the United States as well", US. (more...)
Amber Heard Shares More Evidence of Alleged Assault by Johnny Depp
- June 02, 2016

Another document related to Amber Heard and Johnny Depp 's divorce has been released, and it seems the public battle is getting even uglier. The cops said they had to make sure that she wasn't turning down their help under duress, so she let them come in to talk to her. (more...)
Blue Jays walk off Red Sox, 10-9, as Travis scores Martin
- May 29, 2016

Barnes walked Donaldson - the driving force behind Friday's Blue Jays win - but got Encarnacion to ground out to escape the jam. Stroman, the 22nd pick in the 2012 draft, is 4-0 in five career starts against the Red Sox with a 2.38 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP. (more...)
Greek bond yields touch six-month lows after breakthrough in debt talks
- May 28, 2016

Greece's debt now stands at 180% of its gross domestic product, a number many economists call unsustainable. The IMF has actually long insisted on the European federal governments taking a hit to eliminate Athens of a few of its debt in order to make its public finances more sustainable. (more...)
Barack Obama implores Vietnam to embrace human rights Barack Obama implores Vietnam to embrace human rights
- May 27, 2016

Obama also used his speech to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a USA -led trade deal that has attracted considerable criticism in recent months, with both Democratic Presidential candidates and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump distancing themselves from the agreement. (more...)
Salman to do human drama with Kabir Khan
- May 25, 2016

Arbaaz knows each and every player in the world and Sohail loves the sport because he has the CCL team. And now the time is to enjoy its official trailer , which is being released today on May 24 at 7 PM. Sultan is produced by Aditya Chopra for YRF and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar . It also features actress Anushka Sharma . While SRK and Salman were at war and recently patched up, it is said that thanks to Sultan and Dangal there's stress between Dabangg hero and Mr Perfectionist ... (more...)
Coast Guard Releases 2015 Recreational Boating Statistics Report Coast Guard Releases 2015 Recreational Boating Statistics Report
- May 24, 2016

The most common types of vessels involved in reported accidents were open motorboats between 16 and 26-feet in length, and the vessel types with the highest number of fatalities were on open motorboats, kayaks , and canoes. Wear a life jacket . According to the Coast Guard by law, there must be a life jacket for every person aboard the boat. In honor of the start of National Boating Safety Week, the base held its annual Boating Safety Open House on Saturday from 10am-3pm. (more...)
Kerry in Cairo for talks on Egypt's politics, Mideast peace
- May 21, 2016

Kerry said separately he would attend the peace conference, with Washington playing a key role in peace efforts over the years due to its special relationship with Israel. A gathering of foreign ministers on the stalemate in the peace process initiated by France is set to take place in Paris on June 3, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault announced . (more...)