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by | February 26, 2018 | 09:31

The situation is tense and many villagers have been shifted out of their homes as a precautionary measure", deputy commissioner of Baramulla, Dr Nasir A Naqash, said. "We have evacuated around a thousand people". The protest was lodged hours after Indian firing in the Poonch area left a labourer dead. "Many families are staying back in their villages, but we have kept the facilities ready and also provided phone numbers for 24*7 help for anybody.

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:29

According to The Houston Chronicle , Needville ISD Superintendent Curtis Rhodes sent a letter out to all parents in the school district warning them that any protests from their children would result in a three-day suspension from school.

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:21

However, maybe in efforts to appear like a departure from the Chibok case, government began pushing narratives into the public space to convey a sense of responsibility, and action. However, many political analysts foresee another Chibok girls scenario playing out. Parents and witnesses who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity said the Nigerian government and its security have warned them not to reveal any information about the disappearance of the girls.

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:22

This year, the index concluded that more than two-thirds of the countries have fewer than 50 points, and that the mean score is 43. The UAE improved its score on the index from 66 in 2016 to 71 in 2017, securing its position as the best performing Arab nation in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region.

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:17

According to the Associated Press, the decision to hold the walkout this Thursday and Friday was announced by the American Federal of Teachers-West Virginia and the West Virginia Education Association at a rally at the state Capitol on Saturday.

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:15

Iran will withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal if there is no economic benefit and major banks continue to shun the Islamic Republic, its deputy foreign minister said Thursday. "If companies and banks are not working with Iran, we can not remain in a deal that has no benefit for us". But Araqchi said Iran would resist tying the nuclear deal to its ballistic missile program or activities in Iraq , Syria , Lebanon and Yemen , saying attempts to expand the deal to cover those issues "not ...

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:10

The Taliban claimed that attack too. Some analysts see it as a response to a new, more aggressive strategy announced by US President Donald Trump past year, which committed the US army to an open-ended conflict, with the focus on "killing terrorists".

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:05

Like many recent tech companies to IPO, Dropbox is unprofitable. "Life would be a lot better if everyone could access their most important information anytime from any device". " Our customers include individuals, teams, and organizations of all sizes, from freelancers and small businesses to Fortune 100 companies, Within companies, our platform is used by all types of teams and functions, including sales, marketing, product, design, engineering, finance, legal, and human resources ." ...

by | February 24, 2018 | 09:30

Both men pleaded not guilty in October when they were both first indicted by the Department of Justice on charges of laundering $75m through an offshore account. A court filing on Friday charged that between 2008 and 2017, Gates and Manafort devised a scheme to defraud the United States to obtain money and property by making false representations to banks and other financial institutions.

by | February 24, 2018 | 09:26

BBC weather forecaster Gemma Plumb said snow showers will arrive in the east of the United Kingdom on Sunday night before pushing through to western areas by Tuesday. A blast of weather all the way from Siberia in Russian Federation could be set to hit Ireland over the coming days according to the latest Irish and United Kingdom forecast as Spring sunshine is replaced by a sub-zero eastern weather front.

by | February 24, 2018 | 09:19

Language is fundamental to communication of all kinds, and it is communication that makes change and development possible in human society. The UNESCO lists 2,465 languages facing the threat of extinction, of which India has a list of 197 languages under threat - more than any other country in the world.

by | February 23, 2018 | 05:09

A pilot told state broadcaster IRIB that he had seen "scattered bodies around the plane" and that it was located at about 4,000m (13,000ft) altitude. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed near Semirom, south of Isfahan province, when it was flying from Tehran to Yasouj on Sunday.

by | February 23, 2018 | 05:06

ONE of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's closest confidants has agreed to testify against him in a graft probe, Israeli police said yesterday, in a fresh threat to his long tenure. "The Netanyahu era is over", he said. Barak said he closely knows Netanyahu and believes he "understands that this is the end of the story" but will try and postpone the inevitable in different ways.

by | February 23, 2018 | 05:03

The two men are charged with filing false income tax returns, failing to report foreign financial accounts, and bank fraud. The additional charges involve much of the same conduct Manafort and Gates were charged with a year ago in an indictment in Washington.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:11

Several places declared an emergency as the storm hit, although most were spared major damage. Gita has now passed over New Zealand and is to the east of the Kaikoura coast in the South Pacific Ocean, according to weather maps. Authorities said they were considering sending ferries to ship the holiday-makers out of the remote South Island region after huge landslips closed the main highway.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:11

The party symbol which represents six hands are interlinked together around a star, is in the colours of red, white and black. Speaking at the launch of the party in Madurai , Kejriwal said the people of Tamil Nadu now have an alternative to the Dravidian giants - the DMK and the AIADMK.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:10

It is unclear whether Hollie died of a self-inflicted wound or from police gunfire. Officer Billa leaves behind a wife and one-year-old daughter. Mr Billa was hit and died later in hospital. "That's my ideal of good policing and I feel like that's what the chief is working towards". As WALA-TV reporter Rudy Harper introduced the officer, he noted that Billa was "just six months into the job, a job he wants to do for the rest of his life".

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:13

He exhorted the party in Karnataka to take a pledge from the land of Parashurama and Rani Abbakka (the legendary queen of Ullal in Dakshina Kannada district, who fought the Portuguese in the 16th century) to overthrow the Siddaramaiah government in the coming assembly polls to accomplish the party's Congress-mukt agenda.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:07

So, we need to wait and see if Petro can indeed become an economic life jacket for Venezuela. The PETRO reaffirms our economic sovereignty, 'the head of state wrote. However, there is no link as to how to actually do it nor does the website provide any information on exchanges. The Petro goes live for public trading next month, but financial analysts and blockchain experts remain skeptical that the coin will attract significant investment.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:08

Omarosa then revealed in the Diary Room that Ross was her main target because he had previously nominated her for eviction and also was a member of a strong alliance. Rather than showcasing the other personalities in the house, production has dedicated more time than necessary on Omarosa's opinions on impeachment and denials of sleeping with the president.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:06

Trump's margin in the district, 72-23, was part of a rout that helped Republicans seize total political control of Kentucky for the first time in 96 years. "I think this shows the entire House, the Kentucky House, is in play". Her victory Tuesday is the latest in a series of Democratic triumphs in special elections across the country over the past year.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:00

The three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar held that a person disqualified under Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution can not head a political party. The decision was taken on Wednesday by the 3-member court in Islamabad , which ruled that under the constitution a disqualified politician can't be president of political party, local media reported.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:08

ALLEGED Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz would throw chairs, a dog bowl, a drinking glass - seemingly anything he could get his hands on - during violent assaults on his adopted mother, according to details of the more than 30 police incident reports revealed Saturday.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:05

The overnight flare-up came just 24-hours after Israel carried out a "large-scale attack" on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip overnight Saturday, sparked after Israeli soldiers were wounded by an explosive device along the Palestinian enclave's border earlier in the day.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:06

Theoretically, the system could reach speeds of up to 1,078 kilometer per hour with no turbulence. While a high-speed Hyperloop system seems like a distant dream, it does feel one step closer with this recent announcement. Initially an operational demonstration tack will be built and the route will likely be constructed alongside the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. According to Branson, the project will be privately funded and the company is also in discussion with various other Indian partners.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:07

The charges included criminal fraud with the intent of tipping the 2016 election in Trump's favor or any other candidate besides democrat Hillary Clinton . In total, Facebook itself said it found over 3,000 ad buys linked to Russian agents, which may have been seen by up to 150 million users. Still, "I conveyed my view poorly", Goldman said in an apology posted internally, according to Wired .

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:02

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that five Russians who were not military personnel may have been killed in a clash with USA -led forces in Syria . In his speech, Lavrov touched on several Middle Eastern themes, expressing Moscow's conviction that the legitimate interests of the Iraqi Kurds should be protected, called for an end to the fighting in Yemen between government forces and Shi'ite rebels, and expressed Russia's disagreement with appeals for annihilation of ...

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:34

Beginning Tuesday, the junior Trump will have a full schedule of meet-and-greets with investors and business leaders throughout India where the Trump family has real estate projects - Mumbai , the New Delhi suburb of Gurgaon and the eastern city of Kolkata .

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:33

An affidavit filed in federal court earlier this month accused Michael Rohanna, a 24-year-old DE man, of breaking off and stealing the thumb from a loaned terracotta statue called " The Cavalryman ", a treasured piece valued at $4.5 million.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:32

He's on the same page policy-wise as Trump, Romney said in an interview with The Associated Press on the day of his campaign announcement Friday, though adding he wouldn't hesitate to speak out against the president if he disagreed with him.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:34

Photos shared on social media show parents waiting to reunite with their children outside the school. "All four elementary schools will remain closed for today". Jackson Township Police Chief Mark Brink said the student shot himself in a bathroom. "I just want to get my daughter and hug her and hold her". Parents at the school said police would not give them any information about what was happening, except to say it's serious.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:26

Yucel, who has both German and Turkish citizenship, was arrested in Istanbul on February 14, 2017, on terrorism and propaganda charges that he denies. A balloon featuring the likeness of Deniz Yucel in Berlin . A spokesperson for the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Ulrike Demmer, said Yucel's liberation was an essential step in improving relations between Germany and Turkey .

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:00

Associated Press reporters Deb Riechmann and Josh Lederman contributed from Washington and Lolita C. Baldor from Brussels. The deaths follow unconfirmed reports of scores that died during an American airstrike on a pro-Assad force assault on an oil complex held by anti-regime elements supported by the American coalition.

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:52

State-affiliated Fana Broadcast Corporate also reported Siraj dismissing "as false rumours of military takeover of the government". It did not state how long the emergency will be in effect. embassy statement said that "the challenges facing Ethiopia, whether to democratic reform, economic growth, or lasting stability, are best addressed through inclusive discourse and political processes, rather than through the imposition of restrictions".

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:47

In the memo , Kelly says "recent events have exposed some remaining shortcomings" in the security clearance request process. Porter resigned two weeks ago after his ex-wives came forward to say that he had abused them - allegations which the Federal Bureau of Investigation uncovered during Porter's background check and informed the White House about, yet somehow did not lead to the cancellation of his interim security clearance.