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This Saudi university is opening a driving school for women This Saudi university is opening a driving school for women
- October 01, 2017

A decision in April to give Saudi Arabia a place on the United Nations' women's rights commission was described by the watchdog body UN Watch as "like making an arsonist into the town fire chief". Demand for driving lessons is expected to significantly increase next year as women seek to quickly take to the roads. A Sydney-based Saudi rights activist who led a campaign for women to drive in the conservative kingdom on Thursday vowed to return from Australia and become one of the first to ... (more...)
Donald Trump will 'confront North Korean threat' during Asian visit Donald Trump will 'confront North Korean threat' during Asian visit
- October 01, 2017

President Donald Trump has included South Korea in his 12-day November trip to Asia, putting him mere miles away from North Korea leader Kim Jong Un , his partner in escalating rhetoric over the rogue country's nuclear program. "I will make the man holding the prerogative of the supreme command in the US pay dearly for his speech", Kim said on the state-run news outlet Korean Central News Agency. (more...)
Russia, N Korea to discuss nuclear crisis in Moscow Russia, N Korea to discuss nuclear crisis in Moscow
- October 01, 2017

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert saying: "I can't see that as a bad thing". South Korea and the United States sign a mutual defense treaty, about three months after the Armistice Agreement ending the Korean War was signed. North Korea urged the U.S.to stop hostile policy toward the DPRK and reminded the American President that his actions could lead "to the end of the world". (more...)
Armyman For 30 Years, Now Accused Of Being Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrant Armyman For 30 Years, Now Accused Of Being Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrant
- October 01, 2017

In July this year, dna reported about the case of Assam constable Abu Taher Ahmed receiving a summon to prove his nationality. "After 30 years of service I have to face such insult", Mr Haque told NDTV . Hoque has said that his family is from Assam and that his his mother's name is listed in the 1951 National Register of Citizens. "But it pains me when my daughter questions me if this is how the country treats those who serve it for so many years", he said. (more...)
Trump to skip India in Asia tour, but could meet Modi Trump to skip India in Asia tour, but could meet Modi
- October 01, 2017

Trump s maiden Asia trip comes amidst increased tension in the Korean Peninsula and South China Sea. His visit will include attending two major summits, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations conclave in the Philippines. (more...)
Man 'ploughs vehicle into pedestrians' before stabbing officer Man 'ploughs vehicle into pedestrians' before stabbing officer
- October 01, 2017

Reports suggest the auto ploughed into pedestrians before the collision. The vehicle struck a police officer, sending him "flying into the air 15ft". The officer sustained some injuries. A heavy police presence covered Edmonton's inner city after the incident. Drivers and pedestrians are being asked to avoid the area. (more...)
Trump to visit five Asian countries in November Trump to visit five Asian countries in November
- October 01, 2017

He will attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Dan Nang, in Vietnam and Asean in Manila, Philippines. The diplomat said Trump's decision to withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal early this year had raised questions about the administration's commitment to the region. (more...)
Thousands march for Irish abortion change Thousands march for Irish abortion change
- October 01, 2017

The vote will take place in May or June next year, shortly before a visit from Pope Francis. READ ALSO ABORTIONS: such as Ireland, which countries of the European Union, limiting abortion? However, thousands of women a year go overseas to have an abortion. (more...)
Boris Johnson believes May will be gone in a year Boris Johnson believes May will be gone in a year
- October 01, 2017

The Foreign Secretary is backed by 23 per cent of Tories to succeed the current PM according to a new poll, which was conducted by YouGov for The Times . On Saturday Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson also attacked Brexiteers who she said are "selling people short" by being over-optimistic about withdrawal, and said policy on should be left to "serious" people . (more...)
U.S. says N. Korea shows no interest in denuclearization talks
- October 01, 2017

Trump ramped up his rhetoric even further when the United Nations General Assembly convened last week, saying that "rocket man" Kim Jong Un was on a "suicide mission", and that if he did not back down, the U.S. While North Korea showed immaturity by testing its missiles over the boundaries of South Korea and hinted on possessing warfare technology that had a wide range, Trump made trivial speeches of ending the nation of North Korea from the map of the world. (more...)
Trump harshly accuses San Juan mayor of poor leadership
- October 01, 2017

Congress to ask for more financial assistance for the hurricane-struck island , the panel said on Saturday. He added that 10,000 federal forces are on the island , including 7,200 troops. The storm knocked out the country's power grid and left millions of people without potable water. The major has accused his administration of "killing us with the inefficiency". (more...)
Tillerson: US 'probing' to see if North Korea interested in dialogue
- October 01, 2017

Russia's Foreign Ministry says it has hosted a senior North Korean diplomat for talks on ways to defuse tensions on the Korean Peninsula . After a week in which, with tweets and in a speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Trump introduced the derogatory nickname "Rocket Man" for Kim into global news coverage and left open his prerogative to "totally destroy" North Korea , the president gave no ground on Friday in his public standoff with his adversary. (more...)
Theresa May tries to woo younger voters with tuition fee freeze Theresa May tries to woo younger voters with tuition fee freeze
- October 01, 2017

Mrs May has also addressed speculation over her ambitions as leader of the Conservative party, saying she "will fight the next election". British prime minister underlined her commitment to young people after many backed Labour in June's election. (more...)
Pep Guardiola reveals the team he would love to manage
- October 01, 2017

While taking a bit of a dig at United, the Catalan boss also admitted he is under pressure to deliver at City. Chelsea will be bouyed on the fact that they crushed Athletico Madrid 2-1 at their new home in Spain in the UEFA Champions League. (more...)
Trump blasts media coverage of Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

The president continued by claiming that "my administration, Governor [Ricardo Rossello], and many others are working together to help the people of Puerto Rico in every way". "It's been total devastation", Trump said, adding , "But I think it's going really well, considering". Puerto Rico, home to more than 3 million US citizens, has had limited food, bottled water and medical supplies since Hurricane Maria struck nine days ago. (more...)
Trump blames San Juan mayor, Democrats over Puerto Rico response Trump blames San Juan mayor, Democrats over Puerto Rico response
- October 01, 2017

On Thursday, Duke expressed nothing short of full confidence when she talked to reporters about Puerto Rico outside the White House . "Damnit, this is not a good news story ", Cruz continued. President, of children and the elderly and the infirm", he added . Bossert added, "The president is already doing what it takes". "To the people of Puerto Rico: Do not believe the [Fake News]", the president tweeted . (more...)
Trump, GOP Propose 20% Corporate Tax Rate Trump, GOP Propose 20% Corporate Tax Rate
- October 01, 2017

In a nutshell, the Trump proposal would dramatically lower the rates this category of filers pays. The article states that to offset the cost of tax cuts, " most itemized deductions, including those widely used for state and local tax expenses, would also be eliminated". (more...)
Roy Moore wins GOP Senate primary Roy Moore wins GOP Senate primary
- October 01, 2017

The Washington Post: After Alabama, GOP Anti-Establishment Wing Declares All-Out War In 2018 - " Moore's win, however, also demonstrates the real political limitations of Trump, who endorsed "Big Luther" at McConnell's urging and staged a rally for unusual in Huntsville, Ala., just days before the primary". (more...)
Hafiz Saeed sends Pakistan Foreign Minister Rs 100 mn defamation notice Hafiz Saeed sends Pakistan Foreign Minister Rs 100 mn defamation notice
- October 01, 2017

Speaking at an event at the Asia Society in New York, Asif said asked Washington to stop blaming Islamabad for the Haqqani network and other terrorist networks, including the one being led by Hafiz Saeed. While talking to a daily Saeed's counsel, AK Dogar said, "He is a patriotic Islam-loving Muslim following the dictates of the Prophet. This is a defamatory statement punishable under Section 500 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) to five years imprisonment and with [a] fine", he said. (more...)
Australia warned to prepare for nuclear attack from Kim Jong Australia warned to prepare for nuclear attack from Kim Jong
- October 01, 2017

The comment prompted a rebuke from Pyongyang . While Klingner declined an invitation to travel to Pyongyang, he did meet with North Korean officials in June during a conference in Sweden. Photos from the rally showed orderly columns of men in workers' suits and students in white shirts and red ties, some holding signs declaring: "The US is the headquarters of evil". (more...)
The Virginia National Guard is helping with relief effort in Caribbean The Virginia National Guard is helping with relief effort in Caribbean
- October 01, 2017

Virgin Islands to help with recovery from hurricanes Irma and Maria. Hurricane Maria began tearing across the island early in the morning of September 20 as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 miles per hour. "Not that any natural disaster is an easy thing to do, but it's especially hard right now in Puerto Rico", he said. He made clear that supporting the territory's citizens is a top priority, and DOD will deploy all needed resources to do so. (more...)
SE Kansas woman dies after being assaulted, set on fire SE Kansas woman dies after being assaulted, set on fire
- October 01, 2017

A man entered the home of 65-year-old Sharon Horn in Baxter Springs in the early hours of Saturday and began assaulting her. Horn, the suspect and the three officers were injured, but two officers were treated at a Joplin, Missouri, hospital and released. (more...)
North Korean figure-skating pair qualify for PyeongChang North Korean figure-skating pair qualify for PyeongChang
- October 01, 2017

Ryom, 18, and Kim, 25, wearing tight black outfits with spangles, produced a strong free program to grab one of the five Olympic pairs spots available at the Nebelhorn Trophy qualifying tournament in Oberstdorf, Germany. Ryom and Kim Ju-sik had been seen as the country's best chance to qualify for Pyeongchang. Meanwhile, Moon Chung-in, President Moon Jae-in's special policy adviser on unification, diplomacy and security, said at the same forum that North Korea should stop its nuclear and ... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Donald Trump: 'You're Going Straight to Hell' Lin-Manuel Miranda to Donald Trump: 'You're Going Straight to Hell'
- October 01, 2017

Mr. Jackson, who has responded to natural disasters and emergencies for more than two decades, said the collaboration of volunteers in Puerto Rico reminded him of another historic tragedy. Many Puerto Ricans share that view - a sentiment reinforced by what critics say has been a slow federal response to the humanitarian crisis that descended on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. (more...)
President approves appointment of five Governors, one LG President approves appointment of five Governors, one LG
- October 01, 2017

A former Commander of the NSG (Black Cat Commandos), Mishra played a major role in the successful rescue operations during the Amritsar Indian Airlines plane hijacking in 1993, and also served in the Indo-China war of 1962. TKS Elangovan said, DMK had met Vidyasar Rao on many occassions and kept him informed him about Tamil Nadu's political crisis and now they will further take the matter to Banwarilal Purohit as well. (more...)