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Japanese, Australian PMs pledge to enhance security, economic cooperation

The one-time enemies, now allies, highlighted growing defence ties when the two leaders toured a military base, outside Tokyo. On Thursday evening he was expected to attend a special meeting of Japan's National Security Council. It differs from its Status of Forces Agreement with the U.S., which allows U.S. troops to be stationed across Japan. China's steady expansion of its military and... [Full Article...]

Plenty of evidence against Hafiz Saeed, says former Afghan president Hamid Karzai

Plenty of evidence against Hafiz Saeed, says former Afghan president Hamid Karzai Karzai, when asked how the current Afghan government was dealing with Taliban extremism in that country, he said, "They are doing their best". "We have demonstrated our capabilities at times". "We have always remained responsibility". "But, it is not reasonable to say that what the rest of the world considers substantial, is not considered substantial by the Pakistan Prime Minister", he added, rep... [Full Article...]

Oil spill from exploded tanker now the size of Paris

Oil spill from exploded tanker now the size of Paris The Panama-registered vessel was transporting 136,000 tonnes of light crude oil between Iran and South Korea when it crashed into a Hong Kong-registered freighter, catching fire 290 km off the coast of Shanghai on January 6. "There is no hope of finding survivors among the members of the crew", Mohammad Rastad, spokesman for the Iranian rescue team sent to Shanghai, told Iran's state broadcaster. [Full Article...]

Tracey Crouch on her role as Loneliness Minister

Tracey Crouch on her role as Loneliness Minister As per British Red Cross out of 65.6 million United Kingdom population, nine million people say that they are always or frequently lonely. Prime Minister Theresa May said "for many people, loneliness is the sad reality of modern life". [Full Article...]

Nine face charges in death of FSU fraternity pledge from South Florida

Nine face charges in death of FSU fraternity pledge from South Florida The warrants served Tuesday were for Luke E. Kluttz, 22, Clayton M. Muehlstein, 22, Brett A. Birmingham, 20, Conner R. Ravelo, Christopher M. Hamlin, 21, Anthony Petagine, 20, Anthony Oppenheimer, 21, John B. "This collaborative investigation was critical to finding answers for Andrew Coffeys family and our community. Hopefully, this investigation and its outcome will prevent another tragedy from ... [Full Article...]

Winter storm unloads snow and ice on South, heads for Northeast

Winter storm unloads snow and ice on South, heads for Northeast Wind chills are well below zero. Early Thursday in Washington County of North Carolina, a person was killed when a auto slid off an icy road, said Julia Jarema of the state's emergency management department. Traffic along the coast was being diverted to US 90, but that highway also was covered with ice in spots. According to university policy, the school tries to let students know if the sch... [Full Article...]

Schools closed as India, Pakistan trade fire along Jammu border

Schools closed as India, Pakistan trade fire along Jammu border Sources said trouble started around 9 pm Wednesday when Pakistani Rangers suddenly started small arms fire and mortar shelling along the border in R S Pura sector. "The place where they engaged us has a stream nearby", Sharma said. Sources in the Line of Control told News Nation that the BSF troopers retaliated to the the ceasefire violation. [Full Article...]

Two polio workers gunned down in Quetta

Two polio workers gunned down in Quetta Police sources said that the polio lady health workers were going to administer polio drops to children in the area as unidentified armed assailants opened fire at them and fled away from the scene. After it transpired that Dr Shakil Afridi, now jailed, had helped the United States track down and kill Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad a few years back, attacks on the polio teams have gone up especiall... [Full Article...]

Shutdown: Be careful what you wish for, Donald Trump

Shutdown: Be careful what you wish for, Donald Trump House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he's confident that his GOP-controlled chamber will pass a stopgap government-wide funding bill, even as growing opposition from Senate Democrats made prospects in that chamber increasingly dicey. [Full Article...]

Macedonia positive on solving name row with Greece

Macedonia positive on solving name row with Greece The UN intermediary, Mathew Nimetz said that the negotiating sides have given him a new package of proposals. Greece's objections to Skopje's use of the name Macedonia since the country's independence in 1991 has complicated the bids by the former Yugoslav republic to join the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. [Full Article...]

Aadhaar: Petitioners raise three issues before SC

Aadhaar: Petitioners raise three issues before SC Circuit Court of Appeals decision, the department said . The four judges are also upset over the unilateral decision of the CJI in November to keep to himself the power of hearing urgent "mentioning" of matters by advocates for early listing, thus, clipping the wings of the next two senior-most judges. [Full Article...]

A government shutdown looms: What you need to know

A government shutdown looms: What you need to know House Republican leadership proposed a short-term government funding bill Tuesday night, but it does not include Democrats' demand to protect immigrants brought here illegally when they were children. The overall measure would fund the government through February 16 and was well received by most GOP lawmakers when Ryan proposed it Tuesday. The conservative House Freedom Caucus says its... [Full Article...]

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan share dais amid political buzz

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan share dais amid political buzz Actor Kamal Haasan on Sunday congratulated superstar ajinikanth who announced his decision to float a political party and contest the next assembly election in Tamil Nadu. "I feel of late, sharing of taxes with states is not done well". Veteran star Kamal Haasan on Thursday said he meant to launch his political tour of Tamil Nadu on February 21 from the residence of late President APJ Abdul Ka... [Full Article...]

Uphold Prejudices When Addressing Iran Nuclear Deal

Uphold Prejudices When Addressing Iran Nuclear Deal The accord took effect in January 2016 and was supposed to facilitate Iran's foreign trade by terminating the nuclear-related sanctions, but the U.S. The permanent representative of the United States at the UN, Nikki Haley, criticized Russia's actions and accused her of supporting terrorism in Syria. [Full Article...]

Turns Out Most Australians Don't Actually Care When Australia Day Is Held

Turns Out Most Australians Don't Actually Care When Australia Day Is Held In short, while the government continues to insist that changing the date would be a denial of history , it looks like most Australians actually know jack shit about said history, and aren't super fussed about the prospect of celebrating at a different time. [Full Article...]

More snow and ice forecast for Donegal

More snow and ice forecast for Donegal Forecasters say there is a possibility that some of Ireland's snow showers could be accompanied by thunder this evening. There is a slight risk of thunder also. "Rain will develop in the southwest towards morning with lowest temperatures of -2C to 2C". "Cold with afternoon temperatures of just 3 to 7 degrees". [Full Article...]

Met Office snow warning

Met Office snow warning Mountain rescue teams were drafted in to check on drivers on the M74 overnight, many of whom were stuck in their vehicles for several hours. The Met Office warning from 11pm tonight to 11am tomorrow shows the area affected as the west part of West Sussex but with the possibility of the showers spreading further east. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp launches Android app for business accounts

WhatsApp launches Android app for business accounts The app also offers messaging stats, with metrics such as how many messages have been read, while businesses will also receive a special "confirmed" business account to verify legitimacy for its customers. One India-based startup called Instalocate, which makes an AI-powered travel assistant that can help people get compensated for flight delays and cancellations, has been testing WhatsApp Busin... [Full Article...]

Suspect charged in stabbing death of 60-year-old man

Suspect charged in stabbing death of 60-year-old man Kinsman and that of 11 other males", that line of inquiry was factually incorrect and "quite misleading". "What I said, at the time that I said it, was accurate at the time", he stressed, referring to how police had previously tried to downplay fears of a serial killer. [Full Article...]

New Metal Gear Survive Screenshots Released

New Metal Gear Survive Screenshots Released You'll need to make sure you are sufficiently prepared for a match though, or you'll soon find yourself overwhelmed. The Metal Gear Survive beta is now available on both PS4 and Xbox One . Metal Gear Survive is set to launch on February 20, 2018. Moreover, those who participate will be able to earn some in-game bonus items that will be issued at the game's full release. [Full Article...]


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