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by | August 13, 2016 | 00:35

The current situation in Kashmir, he said, was the result of the continued denial by India of the right to self-determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir that was promised to them by the UN Security Council in relevant resolutions. "Pakistan has forgotten that it bombards its own citizens from fighter planes", Modi said in an apparent reference to Islamabad's allegation of excesses by Indian security forces battling violent mobs in Kashmir since the killing of a Hizbul commander on ...

by | August 13, 2016 | 00:30

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe late last month sued federal regulators for approving the pipeline, which would be the biggest-capacity one to carry oil out of the western part of the state. Moreover, Murray said Iowa farmland has additional protections under Iowa law that have been overlooked. The issue could reach the Iowa Supreme Court, but for the time being Dakota Access is fully permitted to build.

by | August 13, 2016 | 00:29

Ramos' made the statement on Friday during his visit to Hong Kong where he met a former Chinese diplomat Fu Ying. While the arbitration case had been filed by Duterte's predecessor Benigno Aquino III, the new leader has said he would not "flaunt" the ruling as he seeks to improve relations for practical reasons, including an offer by China to build a railway in the archipelago.

by | August 13, 2016 | 00:27

Halbach went to the Avery family auto salvage yard to take pictures of some vehicles. Dassey, who was 16 at the time of the 2005 murder, had argued that his constitutional rights were violated in the way that the case against him was investigated.

by | August 12, 2016 | 01:19

Grainger had considered walking away from the sport before performing a U-turn and the pair only reached Rio when spots became available after failing to make the initial cut. Under blazing sunlight, it was illuminating however that Grainger still expects that gains can be found when the medals are placed on the line, perhaps enough that she can have one to hang off every finger.

by | August 12, 2016 | 01:05

Fort Smith police spokesman Sgt. Daniel Grubbs told reporters Cooper was "shot in the neck" and was in critical condition. "There's a lot that just the normal public doesn't understand what we do every day, and I think us just being able to understand each other, our own emotions, and our own feelings kind of helps when we do the job every day".

by | August 11, 2016 | 00:27

Hafiz Saeed, the chief of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), recently confessed that he orchestrated the violence in Kashmir at the request of Kashmir based separatist leader Asiya Andrabi after Indian security forces gunned down the Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani in an encounter.

by | August 10, 2016 | 00:47

When Sharmila was brought to the Court Complex this morning at around 11 in a tight security environment, mediapersons could not interact her as she has directly entered into the court room. Such prosecutions are rare. And those who are saying that her love interest has been planted by the Indian government to wean her from the struggle are belittling her super human efforts to scrap Afspa.

by | August 10, 2016 | 00:45

Rebel fighters in Aleppo in Syria under air-attack from pro-government forces. Aid workers that are allowed to operate in government areas in Aleppo only have supplies for those of the population deemed in need, mostly refugees displaced from other areas, so they are likely to have just a month's supply for just a fraction of those still in the city.

by | August 10, 2016 | 00:42

Harris County, where the baby was born, now has two reported cases of babies born with microcephaley. However, the outlet reports the mother didn't know she was infected until after the baby was born a few weeks ago. The infant was born with birth defects , including microcephaly , officials said. A newborn near Houston is the first known fatality from the Zika virus in Texas.

by | August 09, 2016 | 00:46

So, who is Jill Stein? Further, both outside candidates are hoping that the historically low favorability ratings for the two frontrunners will help their chances. But it didn't stop her from continuing to run for office. When she ran in 2012, she won less than half of 1 percent of the vote. If the logic is that Stein voters would be morally culpable for the negative impact of a Trump presidency, then Clinton voters would certainly be responsible for the impact her presidency would ...

by | August 09, 2016 | 00:31

Kelmendi, a two-time World Champion in her trade, narrowly defeated Odette Giuffrida of Italy in the summit clash after carefully seeing out the last few moments having already earned a one-point lead. Kelmendi said she hoped to inspire Kosovo's younger generation, who she said "look to me as a hero". Majlinda Kelmendi won Kosovo's first Olympic medal on Sunday, taking gold in the women's 52-kilogram judo division.

by | August 09, 2016 | 00:26

Russia , a key ally of the Syrian government, said on Thursday that three humanitarian corridors from Aleppo were being opened for civilians and unarmed rebels and a fourth for armed rebels. U.S. Central Command, which oversees U.S. military operations in the Middle East, said it had "initiated an assessment following internal operational reporting that a strike today near Manbij, Syria may have resulted in civilian casualties".

by | August 08, 2016 | 02:23

Prosecutors have hinted they will appeal against the six-year term, which they have called "shockingly lenient". Pistorius denied speculation of a suicide attempt, Nxumalo said. A champion Paralympian athlete, with six gold medals to his name, he became the first double-amputee athlete to compete against able-bodied runners in the Olympics in 2012.

by | August 08, 2016 | 02:14

No further details of the victims were immediately available. Rowley said that authorities' main line of inquiry was focusing on mental health issues, essentially ruling out terrorism as a likely motive. "We all have a vital role to play as eyes and ears for our police and security services", Khan said. Wednesday's stabbings came two days after a mentally unwell man was jailed for life for a knife attack at a London Underground station.

by | August 08, 2016 | 02:10

Wednesday town hall meeting. He said "Donald Trump and I are standing shoulder to shoulder to say to the American people, 'We can be strong again'". At a town hall in North Carolina, Matthew had pressed Pence on his continual "softening up" of Trump's language and policies.

by | August 07, 2016 | 01:49

Bilic said: "It was a special kind of game for us, the first game at the new Stadium". He told whufc.com: "It was a special kind of game for us, the first game at the new Stadium" and believes they "played good football". West Ham's new abode was a 54,000 sell-out despite not looking quite the finished product, with a hastily-laid mixture of astroturf and tarpaulin covering the athletics track.

by | August 07, 2016 | 01:46

After a chance for some rain this morning look for more sunshine and hot, humid weather back with us this afternoon. For Friday, there will be a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Thursday holds on to mostly cloudy conditions with an even greater chance for late day storms. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 79.

by | August 07, 2016 | 01:46

He later criticised the remark made by the Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, and said it was not appropriate and that Islamabad was just trying to defend their stand on Kashmir. Never before has the Home Minister been insulted like this. Rajnath said all Indian PMs, regardless of party affiliations, have done their best to improve relations with neighbours, but Pakistan's response has not been positive.

by | August 07, 2016 | 01:40

Volunteers were busy erecting tents and making other arrangements when a contingent of police and paramilitary crashed into the venue and straightaway fired teargas shells into the people, the locals said. "Nine people with pellet injuries were brought to the hospital". Danish was buried at his ancestral graveyard in Wagoora area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

by | July 14, 2016 | 02:05

Among likely voters, Clinton's lead over Trump narrowed to 45-41. "I got a letter from a mother the other day who said her adopted son asked her with a shaky voice if President Trump would send him back to Ethiopia", Clinton said. The endorsement she received yesterday from her erstwhile primary rival, Vermont Sen. But Clinton also looked inward during her remarks, telling assembled guests that political divisions have caused fear and anxiety to fester and that she realizes she "cannot ...

by | July 07, 2016 | 01:57

Mayor Tory, through his office, joined voices on Toronto Council including local councillor and long-time Pride supporter Kristyn Wong-Tam to make it clear that police should be welcomed at the parade for if nothing else than the objective of keeping open lines of communication between the LGBTQ2S community and the police.

by | July 05, 2016 | 00:36

Duterte further believes that any military conflict involving the Philippines over the West Philippine Sea should not happen", said representatives of the president in a statement released in April. "[A favorable ruling] would be a moral victory but we can't put the country in an awkward position", said the new Philippine president. The nine-dash line is a U-shaped boundary stretching deep into the territorial waters of Southeast Asian nations.

by | July 05, 2016 | 00:30

Kenyan authorities must urgently investigate the killing last week of three men, including a human rights lawyer, and ensure that those found responsible are held to account in fair trials, 34 Kenyan and global human rights organizations said today.

by | June 30, 2016 | 01:36

After PMQs, a spokesman for Corbyn said "we would call on Labour MPs that they were elected to come here and represent the Labour Party". In the letter he says his "constituents and the country urgently need an effective, united Labour party to try and chart a progressive way forward for Britain".

by | June 21, 2016 | 01:08

As a result, the brightly illuminated face of the Moon "forces its light through thicker air" and it may take on a rich, golden shade-a "true Honey Moon". Sunset is due at 9.48pm tonight, and, if the sky is clear enough, you should look out for the Strawberry Moon in the couple of hours after that. A traditional Blue Moon (not seasonal) is when two full moons occur within the same calendar month, which happened in 2010 and another will occur in January 2018.

by | June 21, 2016 | 00:59

But coming a week after the biggest mass shooting in USA history, the murders of 49 people at a gay dance club in Orlando, Fla., gun-control proponents are certain to use the court's decision to bolster their argument that Congress can and should take steps to restrict so-called assault weapons.

by | June 20, 2016 | 01:46

But Morsi , who received life in prison for leading an unlawful group, was given an additional 15 years for stealing documents related to national security, increasing his jail term to 40 years. The court ruled Saturday in support of a verdict ratified by Egypt's religious leaders in the case dubbed the "Qatar spying case". Morsi has been in confinement at the secluded Burj Al Arab prison in Alexandria since his ouster in July of 2013.

by | June 19, 2016 | 01:27

DePayne Middleton-Doctor, Myra Thompson and Tywanza Sanders. Some members of her family have become estranged in the aftermath of the shooting, she said , as each person mourns differently and struggles to make sense of what happened. June 17 marks the anniversary of one of the worst acts of hate violence against African-Americans, in at least a generation. "Just took away from you", says Capers.

by | June 17, 2016 | 01:45

The spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians on Wednesday said a historic meeting of church leaders - the first in more than a millennium - will take place on the Greek island of Crete despite a pullout by Russian Federation. The Georgian and Serbian churches renounced the pan-Orthodox summit earlier in June after the council adopted a document signed in January that defined the relation of the Orthodox Church towards the rest of the Christian world.

by | June 15, 2016 | 00:26

Army Chief General Raheel Sharif attended funeral prayers on Tuesday for Major Jawad Ali Changezi, who was among nine Pakistani and six Afghan troops wounded in the fighting, security officials said. Torkham border remained closed for all sort of traffic and curfew was still imposed in the town. The Afghan foreign ministry also said that it wants to solve border issues with Pakistan through diplomatic channels.

by | June 08, 2016 | 00:41

The mogul's attorneys also asked the MA court to let the case be handled in California, where Sumner Redstone is seeking an order validating Dauman and Abrams' removal. It is not the first time Redstone's mental competence has been challenged in court. Redstone and his daughter Shari, 62, are both on Viacom's board, making unanimous approval of a sale unlikely.

by | May 30, 2016 | 01:02

The winning team will play either the San Jose Sharks or the St. Louis Blues . The Lightning understand they let an opportunity get away in Game 6. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan is not anxious about the lack of experience in Game 7s for his starter. "He continues to compete", Sullivan said. He has...an ability to stay in the moment, not allow any of the adversities or the challenges that the game presents to affect his mindset.

by | May 27, 2016 | 00:33

Then, during a speech in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Trump mocked Warren, calling her " Pocahontas ", a reference to the senator's hotly disputed claim of being part Native American. Trump's accusation that she made a "quick killing" - known informally as house flipping - implies that Warren's family made a fast sale to realize a speedy profit.

by | May 26, 2016 | 00:35

The tax arrangements of global companies have come under close scrutiny recently. France is seeking about US$1.8 billion in back taxes from the U.S. Google is not the only US corporation whose tax bill is under scrutiny in Europe. The tech giant has driven down costs by reportedly paying taxes related to commerce in the United Kingdom in Ireland, and is now on the hook for almost €1.6 billion ($1.8 billion) in back taxes.