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World Kulsoom Nawaz left for London
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She said that Kalsoom Nawaz didn't fill all forms related to her nomination. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)'s candidate for NA-120 by-polls, Kalsoom Nawaz, flew to London before appearing before Returning Office. The RO will release final list of the candidates on August 26 as polling in the NA-120 constituency (Lahore) is scheduled on September 17. It is pertinent to mention here that PTI, PPP, PAT and MML had submitted around 20 objections against Kulsoom Nawaz's candidature.

World 'Massacre' in Venezuelan Prison Leaves 37 Dead
Author: 0 'Massacre' in Venezuelan Prison Leaves 37 Dead

Guarulla said, "At midnight special forces showed up and through the night we heard gunfire and explosions". Reverol also fired a number of officials who "were overwhelmed by the situation" to a point when the police and national guard had to be called in.

Author: 0 Earthquake detected near North Korean capital of Pyongyang

In a phone call on Tuesday , Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov their governments should "not permit anyone to provoke incidents at the doorsteps of China and Russia". "I think the North perfecting an ICBM, loading an atomic warhead on it and weaponizing it is a red line". "They would have to do a lot more", she added.

World South Sudan refugees surge to a million
Author: 0 South Sudan refugees surge to a million

The UN says at least United States dollars 674 million is needed to support South Sudanese refugees in Uganda this year, although only a fifth of that amount has been received. The funding shortfall in Uganda according to the agency is "now significantly impacting the abilities to deliver life-saving aid and key basic services".

World Trump ends plans for his Council on Infrastructure
Author: 0 Trump ends plans for his Council on Infrastructure

He claimed that instead of taking twenty years to build a highway, under his new executive order a highway will be built in under two years. In order to shorten the completion time for this and other structures, Trump's order will reverse a number of regulations put into place during former President Barack Obama's time in office.

World Mugabe victim left high and dry and betrayed
Author: 0 Mugabe victim left high and dry and betrayed

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is now also in the country ahead of a southern African heads of state meeting due to start on Friday. Mugabe has been accused of assaults during other overseas trips, including a 2009 visit to Hong Kong in which a photographer accused her of beating him up.

World Japan aiming to boost missile defense with US Aegis Ashore system
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USA officials said Thursday that the United States remained unwavering in its commitment to Asian allies in the wake of threats from North Korea, while indicating diplomacy "has to be backed by a strong military outcome". Despite pressure from the worldwide community, Pyongyang has made no secret of its nuclear ambitions. Earlier this week, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert answered a similar question with " They know what they should do ", without specifying exactly what North ...

World India faces threat from within, not from Pakistan or China: Farooq Abdullah
Author: 0 India faces threat from within, not from Pakistan or China: Farooq Abdullah

Such statements will create unwanted confusion. "We have again come here on peace mission and would meet people of different shades to have first hand information of the situation in Valley", he said. Expressing pain over the Kashmir unrest, Abdullah slammed Modi government and said, "They are talking about unity". "It was a decision the repercussions of which people of Kashmir are facing for the past 85 years, especially our generation next that is being mercilessly and systematically wiped ...

World Trump Attorney John Dowd Forwards Bizarre Email Rant Defending Robert E. Lee
Author: 0 Trump Attorney John Dowd Forwards Bizarre Email Rant Defending Robert E. Lee

Almon's email also blamed Black Lives Matter , a group that formed in the wake of several police-involved shootings of African Americans, for deadly violence against police previous year in Texas and Louisiana. Robert E. Lee with President George Washington, and claiming that terrorists have infiltrated the Black Lives Matter movement, according to reports .

World India clears purchase of six Boeing helicopters in $650 million deal
Author: 0 India clears purchase of six Boeing helicopters in $650 million deal

Sources in army headquarters said the AH-64 Apache, used in the Gulf War and Afghanistan, is one of the world's most advanced multi-role combat helicopters, equipped with advanced weapons systems and night fighting features. Chaired by defence minister Arun Jaitley , the Defence Acquisition Council - the defence ministry's highest decision-making body - sanctioned the proposal for the Apaches for the army.

World Birmingham Mayor Orders City to Cover Up Confederate Monument
Author: 0 Birmingham Mayor Orders City to Cover Up Confederate Monument

The law protects any historic monuments, markers, or street signs that are more than 40 years old, which would effectively cover every Confederate monument in the state. In a letter from the Birmingham jail , he advised us, "Any law that degrades human personality is unjust.' There is nothing more degrading than slavery, or the rejection of the fundamental principle that all men are created equal".

World George Washington's Estate Hey Trump, GW's No Robert E. Lee
Author: 0 George Washington's Estate Hey Trump, GW's No Robert E. Lee

First: Washington is celebrated in spite of his slave-holding while Lee is celebrated precisely because he fought to defend a slave-holding regime. Let's acknowledge that, yes, white supremacy has a long history in the United States (from the very beginning), and that the debate over race is a long one, and let's further understand that the debate continues.

World PM Modi urges senior, younger generation to come together for country's good
Author: 0 PM Modi urges senior, younger generation to come together for country's good

Every one of the 1.25 billion Indians will have to own the dream of New India so that it becomes a success by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday. Referring to the Padma awards, PM Modi said that in past the prestigious awards were given on ministers' recommendation, but the government has now made it open to anyone for nomination.

World Doklam standoff: Japan backs India as China steps up pressure
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The government of Bhutan last week refuted Chinese foreign ministry claims about Thimpu telling Beijing that the stand-off area in Doklam in the Sikkim sector is not Bhutan's territory. Japanese ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu said Japan was watching the situation closely, Hiramatsu said it had the potential to affect regional stability.

World Donald Trump Praises Jeff Flake Challenger Dr. Kelli Ward
Author: 0 Donald Trump Praises Jeff Flake Challenger Dr. Kelli Ward

Trump prepares to head to Phoenix next week for a campaign rally, where he could formally endorse a challenger to Mr. An excerpt of the book in Politico described an executive branch "in chaos" and a president who has "seeming affection for strongmen and authoritarians".

Author: 0 Barcelona terror attack: At least 13 pedestrians dead, dozens injured

The promenade in the heart of the city centre is one of the city's busiest streets, normally thronged with tourists and street performers until well into the night. Media outlets ran photographs of Oukabir they said police had issued to identify one of the suspects. Islamic State's Amaq news agency said: " The perpetrators of the Barcelona attack are soldiers of the Islamic State and carried out the operation in response to calls for targeting coalition states " - a reference to a USA -led ...

World Senior officers removed from duty after Fitzgerald collision
Author: 0 Senior officers removed from duty after Fitzgerald collision

Sean Babbitt, the executive officer, are "being detached for cause", meaning that the Navy "has lost trust and confidence in their ability to lead", Adm. According to the initial reports, the Fitzgerald's crew did not take action needed to avoid the collision. Seas were calm and the pre-dawn sky was still dark with scattered clouds when the ACX Crystal, which is 728 feet long and weighs 29,000 tons, suddenly smashed into the Fitzgerald, which is 505 feet long and 9,000 tons.

World A-level results: Harington School students gain Cambridge and Oxford entry grades
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There were top performances from Erin Blackburn who achieved three A's and one B grade (English, Geography, Biology and Welsh Baccalaureate) and Josh Dyer who achieved two A's and one B grade (Business Studies, Maths and History). The glut of vacant university places, coupled with the introduction of new, more challenging A-levels has led experts to predict some institutions will be forced to lower standards to fill their places.

World Joshua Wong jailed for anti-Beijing protests
Author: 0 Joshua Wong jailed for anti-Beijing protests

All three defendants were found guilty past year on unlawful assembly charges for storming a fenced-off government forecourt known as "Civic Square" as part of a protest calling for fully free leadership elections in September 2014. But the Hong Kong government has denied this, saying there was "absolutely no basis" to claims of political motives. The former British colony returned to Chinese rule 20 years ago under a "one country, two systems" governing principle that promised a high degree ...

World Hong Kong: Umbrella revolution leader Joshua Wong jailed
Author: 0 Hong Kong: Umbrella revolution leader Joshua Wong jailed

More than 100 supporters flocked to the court to show support or bid farewell to Joshua Wong Chi-fung, Nathan Law Kwun-chung and Alex Chow Yong-kang, who were sentenced to between six and eight months in jail for their actions in the run-up to the 79-day Occupy sit-ins.

World Tennessee congressman wants President Trump impeached
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Cohen said Trump should be impeached for not unequivocally condemning actions by neo-Nazis, white nationalists, and Klansmen after a national tragedy. Cohen said Trump can not continue to ignore the difference between people who identify with those types of acts and people who were protesting against them.

World North Korea still needs time to flawless re-entry technology: Seoul
Author: 0 North Korea still needs time to flawless re-entry technology: Seoul

The three-country visit is in "support (of) Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's diplomatic and economic campaign to deter North Korea " from seeking an effective nuclear deterrent, according to a US Department of Defense statement. "While putting emphasis on forward-looking Korea-Japan relations, however, we can not overlook historical issues", Moon said. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the United States ...

World Guam residents warned about nuke blast if North Korea attacks
Author: 0 Guam residents warned about nuke blast if North Korea attacks

It said the Korean People's Army Strategic Force will finalize the plan by mid-August, present it to Kim Jong Un and "wait for his order". North Korea said the plan, which involves the missiles hitting waters 30 to 40 kilometers (19 to 25 miles) from the island, could be sent to leader Kim for approval within a week or so.