Thursday October 19-th, 2017

Iraqi forces assault villages outside Mosul, face IS bombers Iraqi forces assault villages outside Mosul, face IS bombers

Coalition forces have captured almost half of the terror capital in Iraq after six weeks of furious fighting. Iraqi government and Kurdish forces surround the city from the north, east and south, while Popular Mobilisation forces - a coalition of I...

Italian Banks May Face Collapse if Renzi Loses Referendum Italian Banks May Face Collapse if Renzi Loses Referendum

European unity and some of its banks are back to threaten the stability of the global banking and financial systems . By Sunday - a week before Italy's vote - French conservatives will also have decided whether unexpected front-runner Francois Fill...

Tariq Fatemi to meet officials of the Trump transition team Tariq Fatemi to meet officials of the Trump transition team

A senior official with the knowledge of that approach told a newspaper that Pakistan's Ambassador in Washington Jalil Abbas Jilani wrote a letter to Trump on behalf of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to congratulate him on his victory, as well as his gov...

Daesh Militant Blows Up Tank Truck in Eastern Mosul, Kills 24

Sources close to Al Arabiya reported the deaths of dozens of civilians at the hand of an ISIS booby-trapped tanker that exploded on Saturday, in the newly-liberated Qadisiyah neighborhood east of Mosul . Maj. The stakes are high for the Iraqi gove...

Brazil's Chapecoense Soccer Team Devastated, Plane Crashed In Colombia Killed 75

But Danilo was later reported dead, and authorities said another defender, Helio Zampier, had survived amid a confusion of sometimes conflicting early reports. A chartered aircraft with 81 people on board, including the Brazilian first division Ch...

New British bank notes fall foul of vegetarians

Amid the row a petition demanding the bank remove the animal fat gained more than 100,000 signatories. Polymer money is used in 24 countries, including Canada and Australia , which both confirmed to CNNMoney that their bills also contain an...

Farooq Abdullah, Hafiz Saeed speaking in same language on Kashmir: BJP Farooq Abdullah, Hafiz Saeed speaking in same language on Kashmir: BJP

The Delhi High Court reserved its order on a plea of Payal Abdullah, estranged wife of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, for government accommodation for her and her sons on the ground that they enjoyed "Z" and "Z plus" security ...

Earthquake-triggered avalanche kills 43-year-old Earthquake-triggered avalanche kills 43-year-old

Nepal was struck by an quake early this morning east of its capital, Kathmandu , which experts say is the 475th aftershock from a major natural disaster that rocked the country in 2015. On social media, residents say they felt mild tremor. The quak...

2-day Heart of Asia Istanbul Process Conference begins today

Shaida Abdalion said on Wednesday that Kabul expects the Heart of Asia will approve and adopt the Regional Counterterrorism Framework drafted by Afghanistan. Pakistan would not want to lose such an opportunity to berate India on what it terms as gros...

Palestinian president Abbas re-elected as Fatah leader Palestinian president Abbas re-elected as Fatah leader

Abbas told members of his Fatah faction that recognition of Israel "will not last forever" if Israel does not recognize a Palestinian state. "We hope that he will be able to offer something to the Palestinian cause, to offer a solution, a sane, ba...

Zac Goldsmith hit by his own vehicle Zac Goldsmith hit by his own vehicle

An upset would require an nearly 20% swing to the Lib Dems, but the party is buoyed by its strong performance at the recent by-election in Witney, the Oxfordshire seat vacated by David Cameron in which they slashed the Conservative majority by 20,000...

McCrory Now Trails Cooper Beyond Recount Threshold McCrory Now Trails Cooper Beyond Recount Threshold

Durham's Board of Election unanimously rejected a request for that recount. The margin has expanded to 10,256 with results from almost all counties official. "We want to proceed sooner given the critical nature of what's at stake here", said Grant ...

Nigeria to play South Africa in AWCON Semi final Nigeria to play South Africa in AWCON Semi final

So, we will approach the semifinal with South Africa with a different idea that can give us victory. "They should not be distracted because Cameroon is the host team". They should play their game well, " David told NAN. South Africa coach Des...

Dolly Parton, Pentatonix and Jennifer Nettles performing tonight on 'The Voice' Dolly Parton, Pentatonix and Jennifer Nettles performing tonight on 'The Voice'

Rick Schroeder plays her father! Including, Parton says, one particularly terrifying memory: the time her entire family almost "froze to death". He said despite some of the scary moments in this film, "this one isn't as heavy as the first one, ...

Major cybercrime network Avalanche dismantled in global takedown Major cybercrime network Avalanche dismantled in global takedown

The earliest Avalanche attacks began in 2009, and various criminal groups have since used the network to send more than one million emails with damaging attachments or links every week, Europol said. "The Avalanche network, which has been operating s...

Protesters against Aussie refugee treatment glue hands to Parliament railing Protesters against Aussie refugee treatment glue hands to Parliament railing

Mr Smith said he wanted to address some "inaccurate" reporting of the proposed upgrades which were presented to the House on November 30, 2016, mainly, how the public will access the roof. The daily Question Time began at 2pm. "It's important to ...

UK Brexit minister says would consider paying into EU for market access UK Brexit minister says would consider paying into EU for market access

The pound strengthened after his comments, which will be welcomed by banks and other businesses keen to maintain as much access as possible to the single market. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said it "shows the government doesn't have a plan or ...

Germany's Steinmeier tells Russia, Ukraine to show Germany's Steinmeier tells Russia, Ukraine to show "responsibility" at Minsk talks

The Red Cross could help facilitate a significant exchange of prisoners by the end of the year, he added. The conflict erupted in early 2014 after Kiev ousted its pro-Russian president amid mass protests calling for closer ties with the West.

'Unintentional' Human Error Led to Airstrikes on Syrian Troops, Pentagon Says 'Unintentional' Human Error Led to Airstrikes on Syrian Troops, Pentagon Says

There were "errors in the development of intelligence, as well as missed opportunities for coalition members on duty to recognize and voice contrary evidence to decision makers", the U.S. Russian Federation said the September 17 strikes jeopardized t...

Manoj Tiwari appointed new chief of Delhi BJP Manoj Tiwari appointed new chief of Delhi BJP

Later, he emerged as a leading singer and actor of Bhojpuri film industry. Nityananda Rai was elected as an MP in 2014 and since then he has been representing the Hajipur constituency due to which he has triumphed elections. Rais appointment as new...

Neil Young wants Obama to end 'violence' at pipeline protest Neil Young wants Obama to end 'violence' at pipeline protest

The pipeline was originally slated to lie north of Bismarck, North Dakota, in an area that did not cross Native American reservations. "We have to protect this location", they said. Amber Balken, a Guard spokeswoman, said the mission - providing supp...

California colleges urge Trump to grant reprieve for undocumented students California colleges urge Trump to grant reprieve for undocumented students

Nationwide, there are more than 1,932,000 students eligible for DACA , and 43 percent of those student were accepted into the program as of June. Anxious about President-elect Donald Trump's threats to send 11 million illegal immigrants packing, l...

Turkey Has Not Given up on EU but Eyeing Alternatives Turkey Has Not Given up on EU but Eyeing Alternatives

The deal has substantially helped reduce the wave of migrants since it was signed in March. Last week European politicians voted for a temporary halt to EU membership talks with Turkey , citing Ankara's "disproportionate" reaction to the coup over...

Police surround San Jose home where escaped inmate might be

November 23 by cutting through bars to a second-floor window. An online court records search in Santa Clara County showed he had been charged at least 34 times since 2005. Glennon said a raid was planned for Tuesday night and a warrant obtained after...

Pakistan in search of new army chief Pakistan in search of new army chief

Addressing the soldiers, Gen Sharif said the accomplishment of peace and stability was "no ordinary task". He added that the nation's sacrifices and joint resolve helped the country in offsetting all odds against it. Typically, the military provides ...

Grandson of ex-Fiat boss faces charges over false kidnap claim Grandson of ex-Fiat boss faces charges over false kidnap claim

The New York police Department told The Daily Beast that Elkann flew into New York on Thursday and got in touch with a 29-year old male escort. The official wasn't authorized to discuss the ongoing case and spoke on condition of anonymity.

Susan Kiefel becomes first woman appointed as high court chief justice Susan Kiefel becomes first woman appointed as high court chief justice

His Honour Justice Edelman practised as a barrister at the chambers of Mr Malcolm McCusker QC in Western Australia from 2001-2011 and at One Essex Court from 2008-2011. In 1984 she completed a Master of Laws at the University of Cambridge. It is no...

Think tank plans legal action to keep UK in EU single market Think tank plans legal action to keep UK in EU single market

In a one-page reply, heavy with irony, he said he welcomed the eurosceptics' concern for expatriates, "especially" since he had assumed their Brexit vote was motivated by "the rejection of the free movement of people and all the rights it entails".

Crime Branch Probe Ordered Into Maoist 'Encounter' At Nilambur Crime Branch Probe Ordered Into Maoist 'Encounter' At Nilambur

The police claimed that they were killed in an encounter. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan directed Perinthalmanna Sub-Collector to conduct a comprehensive probe into the incident and submit a report . The government should be prepared to hold talk...

Trump summons Romney for 2nd look as staffers squabble

He met the president-elect for an hour in NY on Monday, after which the president-elect sounded positive, tweeting: "Just met with General Petraeus - was very impressed!" General Petraeus' past mishandling of classified documents is unlikely to be ...

Ribery extends Bayern Munich contract by a year to 2018 Ribery extends Bayern Munich contract by a year to 2018

With Douglas Costa and Kingsley Coman set to be the future of Bayern Munich's wing corps, Ribery's extension tells us less about his future with the club and more about Arjen Robben . Despite being utilised out wide, Ribery has scored over 100...

MA college stops flying U.S. flag on campus for now MA college stops flying U.S. flag on campus for now

On Sunday November 27th, hundreds of protesters gathered at Hampshire College to protest the decision of the taking down of all American flags across campus. The most recent scuffle over the flag began the day after Election Day, when students lowe...

ND governor orders evacuation at pipeline protest camp

The Republican governor signed the order Monday because of what he calls "harsh winter conditions". On Monday morning, Dallas Goldtooth, a leader of the Indigenous Environmental Network, posted a video showing snow falling outside the yurt in whi...

In Peru, Obama Predicts Rising Tensions on Trade

During the campaign, the NY businessman rattled USA allies by questioning the value of multinational organizations like North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and he opposed global trade deals, including a pending Pacific trade pact that Obama negotiate...

State treasurers renew call for independent chair at Wells Fargo State treasurers renew call for independent chair at Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo faces dozens of lawsuits from angry customers over its fake accounts scandal, but it is reportedly seeking to push those disputes into arbitration. "Their unwillingness to stand before this committee is a sign of bad faith with their cus...

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