Wednesday December 13-th, 2017

First National Clean Air Day hits Somerset First National Clean Air Day hits Somerset

Within the plan, the government has stated: "Local authorities are already responsible for improving air quality in their area, but will now be expected to develop new and creative solutions to reduce emissions as quickly as possible, while avoiding ...

Nawaz Sharif appears before Panama Papers probe team Nawaz Sharif appears before Panama Papers probe team

On Thursday Justice Khan, addressing Attorney General (AG) Ashtar Ausaf, observed that the court had been told that the JIT members were not available today as were busy interrogating Prime Minister Sharif at the Federal Judicial Academy .

IS has 100000 civilians as 'human shields' in Mosul's Old City IS has 100000 civilians as 'human shields' in Mosul's Old City

Iraqi forces said they were about to complete the encirclement of Islamic State's stronghold in the Old City of Mosul, after taking control of a neighboring district on Thursday. The Indians were taken hostage in ISIS-held Mosul in 2014. This was...

Northern Ireland's DUP says talks with Conservatives to continue in London

The EU will keep the door open for Britain to return, but only on worse terms than it now has, European Parliament Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt said Wednesday. After more than an hour of talks between Mrs May and DUP leader Arlene Foster o...

UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

The others have ruled out letting May negotiate in person with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and others. Nearly a year after Britain voted to leave its biggest market, the start of talks comes and amid signs the U....

Power supplies to Gaza Strip cut even further

On the other hand, pushing the militant organization to the brink may very well lead to a new conflict with Israel. The PA pays Israel £5.6m each month for electricity sent to Gaza and blames Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, for the severe pow...

ISIS claims it's captured Osama bin Laden's Afghan hideout ISIS claims it's captured Osama bin Laden's Afghan hideout

However, Taliban fighters have denied the death cult had pushed them out - claiming to have defeated the attack, but admitting the death cult have seized nearby villages. The fall of Tora Bora to the IS insurgents, according to local observers, wou...

French see no one to counter Macron, set to sweep parliament

Pollsters said well over 30 percent of those who voted had picked Macron's centrist party in the first round, a result which they said could deliver him as much as three quarters of lower house seats when the second round results come in next week.

Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

Also on the cabinet's agenda were the talks to secure an alliance where the DUP backs the Conservatives on a vote-by-vote basis in parliament, rather than a formal coalition government. The talks are taking place three months after Prime Minister Th...

US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The recusal by Sessions left decision-making authority in the hands of Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein. If Rosenstein recuses himself from oversight of the special counsel investigation, that role would fall to the Justice Department's No.

North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma

Warmbier's release came as former United States basketball star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday, returning to the nuclear-armed country where he met leader Kim Jong Un on previous visits. She says it's an "extremely sad" situati...

May's top aides resign after United Kingdom election fiasco May's top aides resign after United Kingdom election fiasco

It now holds 318 seats. May said she could rely in parliament on the support of her "friends" in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) after her governing Conservatives failed to emerge as clear winners. "Do your best to avoid a "no ...

PM May not sobbing over election, Brexit minister says

Britain could lose its budget rebate and opt-outs if it changes its mind about Brexit and decides to remain a member of the European Union, an influential MEP has suggested. Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael said: "The Conservatives can not go ...

Nigeria's Oil Production Hits Highest Volume in 12 Months Nigeria's Oil Production Hits Highest Volume in 12 Months

In November past year, when OPEC members agreed to cut production for the first time since the Great Recession, it was welcomed with great optimism and oil price jumped more than 20 percent, from $45 per barrel to as high as $55 per barrel (WTI)....

Google Drive will soon be able to back up your whole computer Google Drive will soon be able to back up your whole computer

Unveiled earlier this year, Drive File Stream "allows teams to quickly stream files directly from the cloud to their computer", according to Google Drive group product manager Alex Vogenthaler. Google will launch the backup feature on June 28 ...

Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels

The U.S. now has almost 8,400 troops in Afghanistan, mostly operating in a NATO-led mission to train, advise and assist Afghan forces for combat and a U.S. Since 2001, the United States has spent about $110 billion on Afghanistan's reconstruction...

CCT discharges Saraki, dismisses all charges CCT discharges Saraki, dismisses all charges

The Daily Trust said in continuation of his visit to the headquarters of International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in Nigeria , Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu has met with Shell and Total to make a case for more oil and ga...

Kochi Metro honours 'Real Heroes' with 'Sadya', entertainment programmes Kochi Metro honours 'Real Heroes' with 'Sadya', entertainment programmes

There was a huge controversy that erupted after Sreedharan was "sidelined" from Kochi Metro inauguration. "Moreover, PM Modi maintains distance with the person he has to push up", the sources said . Restrictions are common in a Prime Minister's fu...

President Trump is the saviour of humanity: Hindu Sena chief President Trump is the saviour of humanity: Hindu Sena chief

Hindu Sena founder Vishnu Gupta heaped praises on Trump even during last year's run-up to the United States elections and said that Prime Minister Modi "learn from Trump" on ways to fight "radical Islamic terror", said reports. The group, in Novembe...

Romania: Ruling party to introduce no-confidence vote Romania: Ruling party to introduce no-confidence vote

Another senior PSD member who declined to be named said a vote in parliament could take place as early as Monday. Ponta said Dragnea is a party leader "who publicly executes the prime minister and government less than six months after elections wit...

Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police

Elected in 2008, he represents a district in Louisiana that includes New Orleans suburbs and the southwest part of the state. U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., was at the Congressional baseball practice but left before the shooter later identified b...

Melania and Barron Trump move to the White House Melania and Barron Trump move to the White House

Mrs. Trump's press secretary, Stephanie Grisham, confirmed their official move from Trump Tower in NY to the family quarters, in an email to USA TODAY and a tweet on the official FLOTUS account. During the week at least, Trump had been living alone i...

Affirming goal of child labour-free society, India ratifies global conventions Affirming goal of child labour-free society, India ratifies global conventions

Government has noted that in view of the many dimensions to child labour in the country, there was the need for a holistic approach towards eliminating all worst forms of child labour in Ghana by 2025. The Tide, therefore, recommends that Nigeria sh...

Who Can Donate Blood? Who Can Donate Blood?

One of the main problems, Aja del Cueto said, is that people only donate "when a family member needs it". It also states the importance and benefits of blood donation and how it helps the people who are in emergency need of blood. Donate Blood to g...

Jitendra Singh lauds Kashmiri students for qualifying IIT-JEE Jitendra Singh lauds Kashmiri students for qualifying IIT-JEE

Gen. Rawat questioned as to how many more generations will have to see the gunfire and smoke from explosives. "Generations have been destroyed due to this". "They (the youth) should either have a laptop or a book". JEE-Advanced examination, which w...

Everton agree fee to buy Sunderland keeper Pickford, report says Everton agree fee to buy Sunderland keeper Pickford, report says

This could have implications for David de Gea . Though the price tag looks high, Everton will consider the move to be a shrewd one in light of Pickford's age and experience in both the Premier League and worldwide set-up. Pickford is renowned ...

South African politician dismissed for colonialism tweet South African politician dismissed for colonialism tweet

She said in an interview last week with BBC Focus on Africa that her comments on the legacy of colonialism were not any different to views expressed by among others, including former South African President Nelson Mandela and former Zambian leader Ke...

Landslides triggered by heavy rains kill at least 35 in Bangladesh Landslides triggered by heavy rains kill at least 35 in Bangladesh

Police and soldiers were struggling to deliver aid to the most remote areas. There were reports of 10 people missing following the accident but a river police official told AFP all passengers had managed to swim ashore. A Rangamati district adm...

Two dead after Kenya building collapse Two dead after Kenya building collapse

On Tuesday, police fired tear gas after residents angered by the slow deployment of government rescuers hurled stones, said a resident, Hailey Akinyi. An excavator was moving rubble. Some eyewitnesses said the building had been condemned after crac...

Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

They also asked if he held a secret meeting with the Russian ambassador without disclosing it to investigators. To his boss? To his former Senate colleagues? He also declined to say if Trump opposed Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the...

Kent State offensive lineman Tyler Heintz dies after team workout

The cause of death has not yet been determined. Tyler was recruited as a rising star on our offensive line. "Pray for his family". Heintz, 19, was found unresponsive when firefighters arrived at Dix Stadium at 9:18 a.m.in response to a call, Kent F...

Tim Farron quits as Liberal Democrat leader over Christian faith Tim Farron quits as Liberal Democrat leader over Christian faith

Mr Farron, who is an evangelical Christian, spent weeks dodging questions about whether he thinks gay sex is a sin before ultimately saying he does not . "To be a political leader". 'At the start of this election, I found myself under scrutiny aga...

Police release man held in connection with Manchester attack

His release means 11 men remain in custody for questioning over the attack by Salman Abedi. The arrest came after officers seized a vehicle which they said could provide a "significant development" in the investigation. The caption was simply a hea...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Sessions said he would not discuss confidential communications with the president as he was following Justice Department policy and Sessions said Trump had not invoked executive privilege regarding the conversations.Executive privilege is a p...

Chinese President Calls for Solidarity, Cooperation with SCO Members

He said Pakistan had been participating in the SCO as an observer member since 2005 but the status of full membership came at the significant time because of the political scenario around the world. The fight against terrorism is an important part ...

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