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Netanyahu: Israel may act in Syria against Iran Netanyahu: Israel may act in Syria against Iran
- August 24, 2017

Meeting Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Netanyahu said Iran was fighting to cement an arc of influence from the Gulf to the Mediterranean. "We will not settle for remaining a bystander", Liberman continued. Israel however, has previously expressed fears of a victory for the Syrian Government giving Iran more regional influence. But at the United Nations, Russian U.N. (more...)
No safe havens for terrorists in Pakistan, NSC rejects Trump's remarks No safe havens for terrorists in Pakistan, NSC rejects Trump's remarks
- August 24, 2017

Pakistan's foreign ministry released a defiant statement after Trump's speech saying China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi "lauded Pakistan's contributions and great sacrifices made in the fight against terrorism" and the "international community should fully recognize these efforts". (more...)
Building supplier CRH sells USA arm for £2bn Building supplier CRH sells USA arm for £2bn
- August 24, 2017

Sales in the Americas market were ahead by 1% on past year, European sales were 3% higher, while Asia saw an 8% decline. EBIDTA rose 5% to €1.175bn and the group increased its interim dividend by 2.1% to 19.2 euro cents per share. The transactions comprise one divestment in the U.S. and one acquisition in Europe. Both need regulatory approval. In the Americas, CRH reached agreement to sell its Americas Distribution business to Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (more...)
Esha Deol to 're-marry' at Baby Shower! Esha Deol to 're-marry' at Baby Shower!
- August 24, 2017

The Yuva actress did not leave any stone unturned in making the day special and was seen wearing a gorgeous bridal outfit by ace designer Neeta Lulla. The baby shower was attended by her family and close friends. Hair done make up done??? Recalling about her wedding day, 29 June, 2012, Esha said, "As a bride, I sat on my dad's (Dharmendra) lap and after the kanyadaan, I moved to Bharat's lap". (more...)
New ISIS Video Shows American Child Member For The First Time New ISIS Video Shows American Child Member For The First Time
- August 24, 2017

The 10-year-old boy who has identified himself as Yousef threatened Trump that the "battle" would not end in Mosul or Raqqa but in America. Yusuf claimed that his father was "an American soldier who fought the mujahideen in Iraq". His mother Grace took him to Syria after leaving London to marry a Swedish jihadi named Abu Bakr. "The use of children in this way is meant to show the conflict is multi-generational", said Bloom. (more...)
US fleet commander dismissed after Pacific warship collisions US fleet commander dismissed after Pacific warship collisions
- August 24, 2017

The White House has expressed gratitude to the Malaysian and the Singapore Navy for the rescue efforts of the United States guided-missile destroyer USS John S. Swift said the Malaysian navy had reported locating other body and was working to confirm whether it was one of the missing USA sailors. The collision at daybreak in a busy shipping area tore a gaping hole in the McCain's left rear hull and flooded adjacent compartments including crew berths and machinery and communication rooms. (more...)
Germany repatriates gold reserves ahead of schedule Germany repatriates gold reserves ahead of schedule
- August 24, 2017

The share of Germany's cache in France was built up during the decades of the country's post-World War Two economic miracle, when the Bundesbank converted the country's trade surpluses with its neighbor into gold stored in the Parisian vaults of the Banque de France. (more...)
Cheerleading coach forces girls into extended splits; Denver police investigating Cheerleading coach forces girls into extended splits; Denver police investigating
- August 24, 2017

The cheer coach at the center of the investigation has been placed on leave, along with the school's principal, assistant principal, an assistant cheer coach and the Denver Public Schools deputy general counsel. She cries out for help an sobs before she is forced up and thrown to the side. The alarm was raised after the video was sent in anonymously to the news channel. (more...)
Kashmir's Handwara killing; Two vehicles torched, Many Injured Kashmir's Handwara killing; Two vehicles torched, Many Injured
- August 24, 2017

Earlier, army had dubbed Shahid as a militant. Sources said that several protesters sustained injuries in the clashes. The doctors are learnt to have told the police that the slain does not appear a foreigner and is clean shaved. The locals have put the body of the slain on main road and are not ready to bury him, they said. Besides, they said, the DC handed over a copy of No Objection Certificate to the family. (more...)
Islamic State asks Hezbollah, Syrian Army for withdrawal from Syria-Lebanon border Islamic State asks Hezbollah, Syrian Army for withdrawal from Syria-Lebanon border
- August 24, 2017

The Syrian army and Lebanon's Shi'ite Hezbollah group are conducting a simultaneous but separate operation against the same pocket from inside Syria. Coinciding with the military operation, Lebanese group Hezbollah announced that its fighters, along with Syrian regime forces, had begun an onslaught to recapture the outskirts of Qalamoun from Daesh in western Syria. (more...)
US's Mattis promises support to Ukraine, but no arms US's Mattis promises support to Ukraine, but no arms
- August 24, 2017

The United States will continue to support Ukraine and insist on restoring its territorial integrity, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis has said. "Unfortunately, Russia is not adhering to the letter, much less the spirit of these global commitments", he said. But the issue of lethal weapons is still under consideration, he added. (more...)
Trump hits new low after Charlottesville Trump hits new low after Charlottesville
- August 24, 2017

To which some have reacted in shock, disbelief, sadness, outrage and despair. I got them all in there, let's say. With the Russian story going nowhere, the anti-Trump media, along with their deep state and political establishment colleagues, have found a new "cause celebre", the Charlottesville, Virginia riots of last Saturday. (more...)
Vivegam Movie Review & Movie Rating Vivegam Movie Review & Movie Rating
- August 24, 2017

AK is totally in love with and devoted to his wife (Kajal Aggarwal), who is expecting their first baby. But the dubbing for Vivek Oberoi is not good. Action episodes of this film are thrilling. Kajal Aggarwal has a very small role, but she has played it convincingly. All the other actors have been decent. (more...)
New mother 'cut in two' after hospital lift malfunctions New mother 'cut in two' after hospital lift malfunctions
- August 24, 2017

The lift is understood to have started moving upwards before the stretcher was fully inside after a suspected mechanical failure with the automatic lift door. Police and firefighters rushed to the scene along with duty medics but could nothing to save her life. 'She had given birth at 11 in the morning so I went to the information desk. (more...)
India's top court strikes down Muslim divorce law in victory for women India's top court strikes down Muslim divorce law in victory for women
- August 24, 2017

This is the second time the apex court has come to the cause of Indian Muslim women. "They were being humiliated and subjected to undignified treatment and being tortured". There is a lot of noise as to who deserves credit for the decision but the credit must go to the Supreme Court bench of Justice R Dave and Justice AK Goel, which had taken suo motu cognisance and instituted a public interest litigation, "Muslim Women's Quest For Equality" in 2015, while delivering a very regressive ... (more...)
Imran Khan announces public gathering in Sukkur tomorrow Imran Khan announces public gathering in Sukkur tomorrow
- August 24, 2017

Imran noted that Trump was using the same rhetoric against Pakistan as was used by India and regretted that the government didn't defend Pakistan's case. Khan reiterated that he had opposed Pakistan's decision to join the United States war after 9/11. "It was not necessary for (Pakistan) to get involved in this war, being not at fault", Imran said. (more...)
Pakistan Hits Back At Trump after Accusations over Afghanistan Pakistan Hits Back At Trump after Accusations over Afghanistan
- August 24, 2017

Later that evening, the foreign ministry released another statement calling Mr Trump's comments part of a " false narrative ". The editorial came two days after Trump warned Pakistan not to keep backing terrorists fighting American forces in Afghanistan. (more...)
Trump to meet Malaysian PM at White House next month Trump to meet Malaysian PM at White House next month
- August 24, 2017

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will visit Washington, D.C. this September 12 following US President Donald Trump's invitation in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of Malaysia-US bilateral ties. The White House released a statement yesterday announcing the official meeting which will focus on strengthening and broadening US-Malaysia bilateral ties, the Wall Street Journal reports. (more...)
UK Court Jails Man For 18 years After Plane Pipe Bomb Attempt UK Court Jails Man For 18 years After Plane Pipe Bomb Attempt
- August 24, 2017

Muhammad was originally released on the day security found the device, comprising of wire, batteries and masking tape, nitroglycerin and nitrocellulose, following an error in its assessment. He said the situation was "compounded" by police who accepted the assurance that the device was not viable and missed an "early opportunity" to arrest Muhammad - who was allowed to board a flight to Italy five days later and another back to the United Kingdom before he was arrested on February 12. (more...)
Qatar restores full diplomatic ties with Iran Qatar restores full diplomatic ties with Iran
- August 24, 2017

Qatar and Iran share a massive offshore natural gas field that requires communication between the two countries. The demonstrators were protesting Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shi'ite Muslim cleric convicted on terrorism charges. (more...)
Korea war games and how North might respond Korea war games and how North might respond
- August 24, 2017

America's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always frustrate North Korea. All this is going on while South Korea and USA prepares for more joint military drills on the Korean peninsula which Pyongyang consider as the preparation for war. (more...)
NGO says at least 27 minors killed in Philippine drug war NGO says at least 27 minors killed in Philippine drug war
- August 24, 2017

A Colt.45 caliber pistol with serial number 561852 was recovered from Delos Santos left hand. The mayor believes that illegal drugs, if not contained, will destroy the youth generation's future and will contribute to rising criminality, citing cases of drug addicts involved in rape and murder. (more...)
HTC Vive Gets $200 Price Cut HTC Vive Gets $200 Price Cut
- August 24, 2017

HTC Vive has announced a price cut of Rs 16,000 for the recently launched Vive virtual reality (VR) system and will be now available for Rs 76,990. This comes after the Oculus Rift getting a temporary price drop in July, which made it available for $399. (more...)
UDF Calls for Health Minister's Resignation, Boycotts Assembly UDF Calls for Health Minister's Resignation, Boycotts Assembly
- August 24, 2017

The chief minister's silence states that he agrees with court's opinion that the government is functioning in a feudal manner. The Minster was exclusively responsible for upsetting the medical education admission of scores of students who had cleared the medical entrance exams. (more...)
The Search for the Barcelona Attack Driver Has Been Widened to Europe The Search for the Barcelona Attack Driver Has Been Widened to Europe
- August 24, 2017

They will be taken to the high court in Madrid, which has jurisdiction over terrorism matters. The court is closed to media but people inside the trial have been briefing news agencies. Police are still hunting for 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub without confirming reports he was the driver who smashed a van into people on Barcelona's busy Las Ramblas boulevard on Thursday. (more...)