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World Migrant influx to European Union hits 100000 in 2017, says UN
Author: 0 Migrant influx to European Union hits 100000 in 2017, says UN

Eugenio Ambrosi, IOM Regional Director for the European Union in Brussels, said that the absolute priority in the event of interception at sea is the swift disembarkation of those rescued to a "place of safety" according to applicable worldwide law, to save and preserve lives.

World Italy summons Austrian ambassador over migrant border controls
Author: 0 Italy summons Austrian ambassador over migrant border controls

Figures show that by Monday, 85,183 migrants had reached Italian shores after being rescued in the central Mediterranean, compared with 71,279 at this time previous year. "This is not sustainable", the UNHCR'S special envoy for the central Mediterranean, Vincent Cochetel, said. The ministry said Tuesday that it made the diplomatic move "following the declarations of the Austrian government about the lining up of troops at the Brenner Pass".

World Sarfraz Ahmed made Test skipper during PM House ceremony
Author: 0 Sarfraz Ahmed made Test skipper during PM House ceremony

Sarfraz Ahmed got the reward of his performance in the ICC Champions Trophy tournament where under his leadership the underdog Pakistan team secured their maiden CT title. Ahmed will now captain the Pakistan side in all three formats of the game. Addressing the ceremony earlier, Chairman PCB Executive Committee Najam Sethi also claimed that the West Indies and Sri Lankan cricket teams will visit Pakistan after the World XI event in September.

Author: 0 Qatar given 48 more hours to meet Gulf demands

Mr Roberts believes the issues surrounding Qatar and neighbouring gulf states could continue long after the 48-hour deadline. Last month, the Saudi led coalition gave Qatar 10 days to meet a list of demands , including 13 preconditions to ending Qatar's isolation, including shutting down the country's state-funded Al Jazeera news network and reducing ties with Iran.

World Pope's hospital in Rome offers to take Charlie Gard
Author: 0 Pope's hospital in Rome offers to take Charlie Gard

Mr Trump took to Twitter to express his support, saying: "If we can help little #CharlieGard, as per our friends in the United Kingdom and the Pope, we would be delighted to do so". They said: "We are utterly heartbroken, spending our last precious hours with our baby boy". Other posters with pictures of Charlie said "Where there's life, there's hope" and "parental rights".

World Volvo's self-driving auto can't deal with kangaroos
Author: 0 Volvo's self-driving auto can't deal with kangaroos

Volvo has already tested its detection system on other large animals, such as moose in Sweden, with more success. The software uses the ground as a reference point to decide how far away an object is. "A driverless auto does not yet exist, and developing technology to recognize kangaroos is part of that development", he said. "The same applies to a kangaroo, if you look at it sitting at the side of a road, then standing at the side of a road or in motion, all the shapes are different".

World Demare wins Tour de France stage four; Thomas, Cavendish crash
Author: 0 Demare wins Tour de France stage four; Thomas, Cavendish crash

Bora-Hansgrohe coach Patxi Vila says he hopes Mark Cavendish will be okay after what he describes as a "pretty nasty finish" on Stage 4 of the Tour de France . "If I was Sagan, I'd apologise for that", Cavendish's sports director at Dimension Data Roger Hammond told journalists. He also insinuated that he did not put out his elbow on objective, noting, "I didn't have time to react and go left".

World Canada to award millions to former Guantanamo inmate
Author: 0 Canada to award millions to former Guantanamo inmate

Khadr was injured and captured in a 2002 firefight in Afghanistan , accused of throwing a grenade that killed American Sgt. Christopher Speer. While at Guantanamo, he was sentenced in 2010 to eight years plus time already served for murdering a U.S.

World Florida man shoots up his own crotch after sitting on gun
Author: 0 Florida man shoots up his own crotch after sitting on gun

According to Daily Star UK, Cedric Jelks triggered the bullet which destroyed his manhood when he sat on the gun that was laying on the driver's seat. Jelks' story may soon go from bad to worse as felony possession of a firearm is punishable by up to 15 years in prison or a $10,000 fine. The man has a previous conviction for cocaine possession and may now face charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to the Orlando Sentinel .

World Subway expansion to create 5000 jobs
Author: 0 Subway expansion to create 5000 jobs

It is also good news for struggling high streets, since three out of five Subway outlets are sited in town centres. The anticipated growth in the number of jobs would take the total generated by Subway up to 24,000 full and part time workers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

World Juncker slams 'totally ridiculous' EU Parliament in extraordinary row
Author: 0 Juncker slams 'totally ridiculous' EU Parliament in extraordinary row

Parliament president Antonio Tajani - one of the 751 lawmakers who did turn up - did not address the low attendance, but told Juncker himself to take a more respectful tone. "I salute those who made the effort to turn up but the fact that only about 30 deputies are here for this debate clearly shows that parliament is not serious!" he said.

World Everton want to sign Giroud
Author: 0 Everton want to sign Giroud

The France worldwide was soon linked with a move away from the Emirates as The Mirror reported a potential £20m ($25.5m) move to West Ham while fellow Premier League club Everton have also shown recent interest and are reportedly preparing a bid .

World No show by Manmohan, Mamata, Sonia at GST grand launch event
Author: 0 No show by Manmohan, Mamata, Sonia at GST grand launch event

There was some ambiguity about the Bahujan Samaj Party as well. "How do we oppose decisions which we have been a part of?" a senior Congress leader and a minister in party-ruled state said, requesting anonymity. "The party has hence made a decision to attend the midnight meeting", he said. There is a view that government's unpreparedness in rolling it out should be highlighted strongly but many in the party feel that this looks like an afterthought specially after we were part of the ...

World Fireworks and the Fourth: What's allowed
Author: 0 Fireworks and the Fourth: What's allowed

Make sure the can is away from any building or combustible materials. County officials ask residents leave sparklers and other private fireworks at home. - Never carry fireworks in a pocket or shoot them from glass or metal containers. "Many fireworks have age information printed on the packaging, similar to toys", the release states.

World Actress-model Mandana Karimi files domestic violence case against her husband
Author: 0 Actress-model Mandana Karimi files domestic violence case against her husband

Mandana, who rose to popularity with her stint in Bigg Boss 9 and later did a few films, was in a relationship with Gaurav for a couple of years before tying the knot. My in-laws are not allowing me back. Mandana wants her husband of five months Gaurav to give her monetary relief and be allowed to stay in the shared house.

World Venus Williams just broke a major Wimbledon rule
Author: 0 Venus Williams just broke a major Wimbledon rule

The 37-year-old tennis superstar won against Elise Martens from Belgium in the first round during yesterday's (July 3rd 2017) Wimbledon Championships, but it was less than a celebratory experience for Venus. This is not the first time that a tennis player has been reprimanded for their outfit choices. "You know, it gives me joy". Williams told investigators she entered the six-lane intersection on a green light but was forced to stop midway through because of traffic ahead of her, failing to ...

Author: 0 Antonio Conte tells Chelsea to sign Everton's Romelu Lukaku at any cost

The same article states that Conte wouldn't have a problem with Chelsea meeting Everton's valuation of £100m despite the Blues selling Lukaku to the Toffees in a £27m deal in 2014. "There are players out there, but there aren't many of that proven quality to replace Diego Costa ". The Premier League winners are in negotiations with Atletico Madrid to allow Costa to re-join the Spanish capital club.

World Very warm but less humid Monday with a stray thunderstorm
Author: 0 Very warm but less humid Monday with a stray thunderstorm

Expect to see a mix of sun and clouds today , it will heat up very quickly with highs in the low 90s. Highs will climb back into the low 90s for Friday and Saturday . In Madison on Monday , look for mostly sunny skies, a high near 76 and east winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour, the National Weather Service said. Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

World Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over passage to GST Bill
Author: 0 Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over passage to GST Bill

They (government) should not do it (implement GST in its present form). Lambasting the BJP-partnered coalition for succumbing to the pressure and dictates of Kashmiri separatists, he said the state government had indirectly conveyed to the secessionist forces that it had not jumped into the national bandwagon on GST and refrained itself from sailing in the Indian mainstream.

World Backed force enters Syria's Raqqa from south - monitor
Author: 0 Backed force enters Syria's Raqqa from south - monitor

According to the coalition, an estimated 2,500 Islamic State jihadists are defending the northern city. Brett McGurk, the United States special presidential envoy for the coalition to defeat Isis, hailed the breaching of the wall as a "key milestone in campaign to liberate the city".

World Police Raid Badoo Cult Group Hideouts, Arrest over 100
Author: 0 Police Raid Badoo Cult Group Hideouts, Arrest over 100

According to Chiogor, a resident of Ogijor, the arrested suspect owned up to being a member of the Badoo cult group. Most of the killings have taken place in Ikorodu area. The command's spokesperson, Olarinde Famous-Cole, said that the command had embarked on screening of the suspects to identify those directly involved in the criminal activities in Ikorodu.

World Syrian Armed Opposition to Join Astana Talks Tuesday Afternoon
Author: 0 Syrian Armed Opposition to Join Astana Talks Tuesday Afternoon

Anuar Zhainakov, press-secretary at Kazakhstan's foreign ministry, confirmed to AFP that delegates from the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad and the rebel factions that oppose him had also arrived in Astana . According to a report by the Syrian Center for Policy Research, the conflict has claimed the lives of over 470,000 people, injured 1.9 million others, and displaced almost half of the country's pre-war population of about 23 million within or beyond its borders.

World SRK the charmer is back, serenading Anushka in Beech Beech Me
Author: 0 SRK the charmer is back, serenading Anushka in Beech Beech Me

Anushka said: "I've been busy with Pari (Anushka's third film as producer) and I'm happy that the three of us are promoting the film together now". Talking about his clubbing experience, he said: "I haven't gone for clubbing much". Anushka too pulled Imtiaz's leg by adding, "Now until I don't give him another T-shirt, he will be wearing the same one".

World SC to Centre; you can't trash people's hard earned money
Author: 0 SC to Centre; you can't trash people's hard earned money

The government had then assured the people that demonetised currency notes could be exchanged at banks, post offices and RBI branches till December 30, 2016 and if for some reason people were unable to deposit it till then, they could do so untill March 31, 2017 at RBI branches.