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Author: 0 Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq - ministry

A day later, Iran's Intelligence Ministry released the first names of the five attackers , who were identified as Seriyas, Fereydoun, Qayyoum, Abu Jahad and Ramin, according to Iran's Press TV , which is close to the country's Islamic government.

Author: 0 Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain

The Indian Navy rescued 27 people in Bangladesh which has been ravaged by cyclone Mora . The Bangladesh government had issued a warning on Monday to those living in coastal areas to evacuate as the cyclone was expected to intensify. It is likely to move north north-eastwards and cross the Bangladesh coast near Chittagong tomorrow noon, the MeT department said. Coastal districts of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Feni, Chandpur and their offshore islands and chars will come ...

World Sporadic violence in Bengal hills amid shutdown, army stages flag march
Author: 0 Sporadic violence in Bengal hills amid shutdown, army stages flag march

Puri: Amid tight security and imposition of a ban on touching the deities, the ceremonial bathing ritual of Lord Jagannath was celebrated at the Jagannath temple here in the presence of thousands of people. The six columns of Army carried out flag marches in Darjeeling , Kalimpong and Kurseong , a defence spokesperson said, adding the situation was under control.

World Spain's Catalonia announces October independence vote
Author: 0 Spain's Catalonia announces October independence vote

In a highly anticipated televised statement on Friday in Barcelona following a brief meeting of his cabinet, he also said the vote was nonnegotiable because Catalans backed his plan for secession by voting for his coalition of pro-independence parties at the end of 2015.

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

He may realize that he doesn't have the votes on the Supreme Court to uphold his ban, so why not blast away? Neal Katyal, the lead lawyer for Hawaii's legal challenge, wrote on Twitter . But Trump on Monday was having none of it. That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain unsafe countries, not some politically correct term that won't help us protect our people! "He cares that we call it national security and that we take steps to protect the people of this country".

World Mecca Newspaper: Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar
Author: 0 Mecca Newspaper: Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar

Qatar has already indicated its emir wouldn't be able to travel to the U.S.to participate in a meeting. "I think the Americans would choose to side with Saudi Arabia over any other country in the region". Al-Momani added, "the government hopes that this unfortunate phase will be overcome and the crisis will be resolved on solid grounds that guarantee that all Arab states cooperate to build a better future for our people".

World Andy Murray sees off Kei Nishikori at French Open
Author: 0 Andy Murray sees off Kei Nishikori at French Open

I should, you know, maintain the level like I did in the first set", the eighth-seeded Japanese player said. "I think if someone is intentionally slowing a match down they should be punished for that, but it's a rule that is going to be challenging regardless of whether there is a clock on the court or not", added Murray.

Author: 0 USA contractor arrested after leak of Russian Federation hacking report

After Winner was charged for leaking classified info, The Intercept's editors came under fire over the lack of protection it provided their source for its story. "I know that there is documents circulating on the internet and everything else, but as far as concrete proof, we're just not at that stage, yet". It doesn't take someone with a top security clearance to notice that Trump speaks most aggressively about US intelligence officials after information about his campaign's ties to ...

Author: 0 UAE to jail, fine Qatar sympathisers

Qatar vehemently denies giving such support. "There is nothing happening in the region that suggests threats to the physical safety and security of residents in Qatar ", it stated. The foodstuff now available in Qatar will suffice for four weeks, according to the report. Turkey - which has sided with Qatar against Saudi Arabia in supporting the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Hamas militants who rule the Gaza Strip - criticized the squeeze on the emirate and offered to try to mend ...

Author: 0 Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks

In this series of attacks was also the bomb attack some time back which was targeting the Ayatollah Khomeini mausoleum on the southern outskirts of the Iranian capital which is also said to have drawn much attention globally. Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, Adel Al-Jubeir, has denied that Riyadh was involved in the attacks. They never named the country directly, but the implication was clear.

World Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia
Author: 0 Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

The news website Politico called Kushner the White House's " lead distraction" following what is being seen as Trump's mostly successful first foreign trip, which featured a stopover in Israel . The report, which was retweeted by President Donald Trump , quotes a sole anonymous source claiming that during the December meeting "the Russians broached the idea of using a secure line between the Trump administration and Russia, not Kushner".

World Woman goes on trial for allegedly urging boyfriend to kill himself
Author: 0 Woman goes on trial for allegedly urging boyfriend to kill himself

MA doesn't technically have a law against encouraging someone else's suicide , hence the manslaughter charge. Roy died of carbon monoxide poisoning in July 2014. He's also said that Roy was depressed and had previously tried to take his own life. Submitting Roy's psychiatric record as evidence, Cataldo suggested the young man's mental health issues were derived from a history of domestic abuse at the hands of his father and verbal abuse from his uncle and grandfather.

World Israel pushes ahead with plans for 3000 settlement homes
Author: 0 Israel pushes ahead with plans for 3000 settlement homes

Though Israel agreed to talks with the USA on limiting expansion, they never agreed to any of the American proposals and have come out of the talks just building with impunity, irrespective of the very obvious harm it does to the already damaged peace process.

World Democrat Leaves CNN Standing At The Altar: Pulls Out Of Debate
Author: 0 Democrat Leaves CNN Standing At The Altar: Pulls Out Of Debate

Democrats hope a victory in the 6th district will fuel momentum for the 2018 midterm elections. There are a few other factors beside national trends and Trump's travails working in the Democrats' favor in the Georgia-6th District race. Actor Samuel L. Jackson recorded a radio ad for Ossoff, and other celebrities like Alyssa Milano have gotten involved in get-out-the-vote efforts. Shortly after his first-place finish in April, Ossoff had challenged Handel to six debates.

World Saudi foreign minister holds talks in Oman amid regional dispute
Author: 0 Saudi foreign minister holds talks in Oman amid regional dispute

Adel al-Jubeir met Oman's foreign minister in Muscat, the channel said late on Thursday without elaborating. Tensions between Qatar and the other nations mostly centers on Qatar supporting democratic reform during the Arab Spring , with the most recent round of anger fueled by a quote in Qatari state media that the Qatari Emir was averse to the Gulf Arab states picking a fight with Iran, something they've since insisted was a "fake news" story.

Author: 0 Should Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom be canceled?

They're not even sparing him at a fragile time of a terror attack, when the last thing Londoners want is to doubt their own mayor. Trump accused Khan of downplaying the attacks, after telling Londoners that " there's no reason to be alarmed ".

World Putin denies having compromising info on Trump
Author: 0 Putin denies having compromising info on Trump

Kushner, the president's son-in-law and a senior adviser, suggested creating a private communications line using Russian diplomatic facilities during a meeting with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Flynn gave a speech at the event - and was paid a $45,000 speaking fee . Before leaving Fox, Kelly was known as one of the few journalists who rattled Donald Trump during his campaign for president.

Author: 0 Indian PM Modi meets Pakistani PM Sharif in Kazakhstan

In the capital of Kazakhstan , Astana , a meeting of the defense ministers of the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) was held on June 7. "Every year, China gets closer to the place in the world it deserves, and we will always be next to you", Nazarbaev said. "It is significant for Delhi to become a member of a key regional organisation like SCO in India's western neighbourhood where the Modi govermment is pushing connectivity initiatives", explained an official.

World Spain and India PMs meet to boost economic, security ties
Author: 0 Spain and India PMs meet to boost economic, security ties

He also thanked President Rajoy for Spain's support for India's membership of the MTCR. Large section of conversation was devoted to terrorism. India and Spain today stressed that there should be "zero tolerance" to terrorism and called on the global community to end "selective or partial" approaches in combating the menace which poses the gravest threat to worldwide peace and stability.

Author: 0 Attacker uses hammer on officers near Notre Dame in Paris

The 40-year-old man launched his attack on the 22-year-old police officer, shouting he was a "soldier of the caliphate" and carrying out the act in revenge "for Syria". "These are the kind of attacks that are, that give everybody nightmares, because there's no plot", he said. The man armed with a hammer shouted "this is for Syria" before attacking police officers on Tuesday outside France's Notre Dame cathedral in Paris , the interior minister said.

Author: 0 Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

Coats is testifying before the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday morning. Comey said Trump told him at a dinner on January 27, a week after the president took office, that: "I need loyalty". Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats (2NDR); Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe (L); National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers (R); and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (2NDL) are seated to testify before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on the Foreign Intelligence ...

World Based Al-Jazeera says battling cyber attack
Author: 0 Based Al-Jazeera says battling cyber attack

This email address has already registered for this newsletter. The reported attack followed the revelation on Tuesday that USA investigators believe that Russian hackers may have been responsible for breaching Qatar's state news agency and posting a fake news story that prompted several countries to cut diplomatic ties with Doha .

World Portland stabbing survivor: Intervening was 'the right thing to do'
Author: 0 Portland stabbing survivor: Intervening was 'the right thing to do'

Just before Christian was walked out of the courtroom, he tried another outburst. Public defender Gregory Scholl has been assigned to Christian's case, Borg said. As the court hearing ended, protesters could be heard outside the courtroom yelling "bigot" and "murderer". KK eventually got up and move to the other side of the train, she said.

World Haley Claims That Trump 'Believes the Climate Is Changing'
Author: 0 Haley Claims That Trump 'Believes the Climate Is Changing'

After Trump withdrew from the Paris Agreement , his Counselor Kellyanne Conway said on Good Morning America that he "made very clear yesterday what he doesn't believe". What does it mean for the deal itself and for climate change and the environment? "It's about opportunity, stewardship and America's standing as a global leader".

World Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment
Author: 0 Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment

After five long years, a coalition of conservatives, moderate Republicans , and Democrats finally came together to deliver the major death blow to Gov. House Minority Leader Jim Ward, a Wichita Democrat contemplating a run for governor in 2018, said the override represented a decisive step toward "fiscal responsibility and end (of) the Brownback tax experiment".