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Defense experts label BRICS summit as ''diplomatic victory''

Defense experts label BRICS summit as ''diplomatic victory'' File image of Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif. They agreed that there was no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan and there was need for continued efforts for a politically negotiated settlement under an Afghan-led Afghan-owned peace process. [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon and Charlie Rose clash over Charlottesville in new interview

Steve Bannon and Charlie Rose clash over Charlottesville in new interview A young White House staffer could be one of the most influential people in the West Wing, but you probably don't know his name. Steve Bannon on Gary Cohn :"If you don't like what he's doing and you don't agree with it, you have an obligation to resign". [Full Article...]

Orlando among 41 cities in running for 2026 World Cup

Orlando among 41 cities in running for 2026 World Cup According to Soccer Canada, six Canadian locations will be part of the United bid, which includes cities from the US, Canada and Mexico. Up next, the United Bid Committee will pick 20-25 venues from the 41 potential cities. All eligible stadiums must have a minimum of 40,000 seats for group-stage matches, and at least 80,000 for opening and final games. Cleveland (FirstEnergy Stadium), and Ind... [Full Article...]

European Union must avoid rupture with Turkey, France's Macron says

European Union must avoid rupture with Turkey, France's Macron says In comments before the meeting, Macron reiterared his support for Greece's ongoing reform drive and pledged that France will be "present" in Greek investments. To prevent future existential crises in the European Union, the French president called for deeper integration between eurozone states, including a "real eurozone budget [and a] a permanent finance minister who leads this executive"... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says former Tajikistan Interior Ministry commander killed in Syria

Russian Federation says former Tajikistan Interior Ministry commander killed in Syria A high-profile Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) commander Abu-Muhammad al-Shimali was killed during an airstrike on a terrorist bunker, the Russian Ministry of Defense says. On the other side of that border, the Syrian Arab Army, with intense support from Russian warplanes based in Latakia, has broken the three-year siege of Deir Ezzor after a slow but inexorable advance up the highway... [Full Article...]

Desmond Tutu speaks out on Rakhine crisis

Desmond Tutu speaks out on Rakhine crisis He said Myanmar leader Suu Kyi described Arakan Muslims as terrorists , just like Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has called the opposition as terrorists. In April, Suu Kyi told the BBC "ethnic cleansing is too strong an expression to use" for the Rohingya crisis. Despite Aung San Suu Kyi defending her government's handling of the growing crisis, Tutu urged his fellow Nobel peace price ... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Katia Category 2 Turns Towards Mexican Coasts

Hurricane Katia Category 2 Turns Towards Mexican Coasts NHC noted that unsafe storm surge will raise water levels by as much as 5 to 7 feet above normal tide levels near and to the north of where Katia makes landfall. The National Hurricane Center forecasts Katia to make landfall on Saturday, Sept. 9. By Saturday afternoon, the hurricane is expected to be downgraded to a tropical storm. [Full Article...]

Mattis, South Korean Counterpart Confer on North Korean Nuke Test

Mattis, South Korean Counterpart Confer on North Korean Nuke Test Experts say that it would be hard for China and Russian Federation to oppose additional sanctions against Pyongyang this time around, considering the seriousness of the latest developments, but the chances are low that they would go as far as Washington wants. [Full Article...]

Delta flight heads through outer bands of Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico

Delta flight heads through outer bands of Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico While it certainly looks terrifying, Delta says they had everything under control. 3 people , in Puerto Rico, were killed as a result of the storm. Since then, Irma has left a path of destruction in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Martin, and Montserrat. Miranda said evacuating an island is different than being on the mainland. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: FPL could expect over 4 million customers without power

Hurricane Irma: FPL could expect over 4 million customers without power Florida Power & Light's Turkey Point and St. Lucie plants.are under threat. As of 2 p.m. ET, Irma had maximum sustained winds of 155 mph and was about 380 miles southeast of Miami . The facilities are the only operating nuclear plants in the state. "Turkey Point, located by Homestead, actually had a direct hit by Hurricane Andrews and suffered no damage", he said. [Full Article...]

At least a dozen deaths in Mexico's most powerful quake in years

At least a dozen deaths in Mexico's most powerful quake in years The quake hit offshore in the Pacific at 11:49 pm, about 100 km from the coastal town of Tonala, in far southern Chiapas state, Mexico's seismologic service said . "The shaking along the coast of Chiapas state, next to the border with Guatemala , at this point is estimated to be very strong to severe", Pursely told CNN . [Full Article...]

U.S. formally requests UN Security Council vote on NK sanctions

U.S. formally requests UN Security Council vote on NK sanctions One month after a ban on coal, iron and shellfish imports from North Korea, diplomatic sources said council members are seeking new measures to punish Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3. "Along with pressure on the North Korean regime to induce it to abandon provocations in the implementation of its nuclear and missile programs, it is necessary to emphasize and increas... [Full Article...]

Trump offers to personally mediate dispute between Qatar, other Arab countries

Trump offers to personally mediate dispute between Qatar, other Arab countries At a joint news conference with the emir, Trump offered his own mediation in the three-month crisis, the worst to have gripped the Gulf region in decades. However, Qatar would not enter into a dialogue unless the embargo was lifted first. Trump noted that he spoke to King Salman of Saudi Arabia by phone on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Richard Branson rides out Hurricane Irma as private island is ravaged

Richard Branson rides out Hurricane Irma as private island is ravaged The island has more than 100 staff and two infinity pools. Branson wrote that he has a group of young people with him at the home. The island of Barbuda, the first to be hit by Irma, has reportedly been all but wiped out . President Donald Trump have tropical getaways. "We are very grateful to be able to report that all of our team on Island have been accounted for as safe as well". [Full Article...]

Google to shutter Drive PC and Mac app on March 12

Google to shutter Drive PC and Mac app on March 12 Company I.T. departments starting today will see the settings for Drive File Stream appear in the Admin Console for their version of G Suite , says Google . The functionality of Backup and Sync is relatively similar to Google Drive as it was originally. Team Drive editors won't be able to edit their Team Drive files when they're opened in Drive File Stream; they'll only be able to vie... [Full Article...]

Who are the Rohingya Muslims and what's going on in Burma?

Who are the Rohingya Muslims and what's going on in Burma? The exodus from Myanmar's northern Rakhine state began August 25 after Rohingya insurgents attacked police posts. Iran's ambassador to the U.N., Gholam Ali Khoshrou, also said he was working to bring together ministers and diplomats from several Islamic countries to discuss the issue. [Full Article...]

Disney joins Universal, Busch Gardens in closing before Irma nears

Disney joins Universal, Busch Gardens in closing before Irma nears Universal is closing its Orlando parks at 7 p.m. on Saturday. " Resort hotels will remain open ". The closure announcement is a change from yesterday, when Disney said reports that its Central Florida park would shut down ahead of the storm were "not correct". [Full Article...]

New 200mph TVR Griffith Revealed! (official video)

New 200mph TVR Griffith Revealed! (official video) Aptly, the new TVR Griffith was revealed this morning at the Goodwood Revival , the motor sport event where the distinctive whiff of petrol and oil wafts around and the sound of angry engines fills the air. TVR says that the electric power assisted steering has been carefully tuned to offer maneuverability "without compromising feel or stability". The Griff does also have ABS and configurab... [Full Article...]

When Miley taught DeGeneres how to feel younger

When Miley taught DeGeneres how to feel younger They both then went on to confess to "hooking up with someone while someone else was in the room" with Reese blushing at her confession while Pink totally owned it. What's happening?' And she's like, 'I just look like a boy with long hair.' And so, I just didn't say anything. Singer-actress Miley Cyrus was invited by host Ellen DeGeneres on " The Ellen DeGeneres Show " to help her better... [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone 8 Closest Specification Before Launch On 12th September

So after doing some basic calculations and comparison, Apple has mostly opened up pre-orders for new iPhone models on the Friday following its special media event. Wistron is said to have recently started assembling iPhone SE units at its plant in Karnataka, India. Still, September 15 and September 22 are the most likely dates for pre-orders and launch, respectively. [Full Article...]


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