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Author: 0 Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown

The 13 requirements include shutting the Al-Jazeera network, cutting back diplomatic ties with Iran , severing relations with the Muslim Brotherhood and ending Turkey's military presence in Qatar, according to two Western diplomats in the region familiar with the list who asked not to be named as they are not authorised to speak publicly.

World Media Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care
Author: 0 Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

Scalise's health has been steadily progressing after he was shot in the hip during practice for the annual Congressional Baseball game on June 14. He entered the hospital in critical condition and has undergone several surgeries. Scalise, 51, is the No. 3 Republican in the House. The FBI, which investigated the incident, said on Wednesday that Hodgkinson did not post online any threats against or references to members of Congress before the attack.

Author: 0 Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target

Iranian television showed footage of the missiles being launched into the night sky. President Bashar al-Assad's forces, aided by Iranian-backed militias, have engaged in a race with FSA rebels in recent weeks to seize areas in the southeastern desert vacated by retreating Islamic State insurgents.

Author: 0 United Kingdom authorities charge Welsh man in mosque attack with murder

Osborne, a father of four, has been described by relatives as having been "troubled for a long time". A father-of-six and grandfather-of-two moved to the United Kingdom from Bangladesh when he was 10. He remains in police custody and detectives have been given permission to hold him until Saturday. "Today, the [Crown Prosecution Service] authorized the Metropolitan Police to charge Darren Osborne with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder following the incident in Finsbury Park ...

Author: 0 Bihar ki beti will lose presidential election: Nitish on Meira Kumar

Reaching out to Opposition parties, NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind today said the post of president is above party politics and he will strive to maintain its dignity. And in Sikkim, the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) party in Sikkim has extended its support the NDA candidate. Reddy, accompanied by CPI national secretary Dr K Narayanana, said they hope both Patnaik and Kumar will have a rethink before casting their vote in favour of Kovind, whom they described as a ...

World Media Centre clears 30 more cities for Smart Cities Mission
Author: 0 Centre clears 30 more cities for Smart Cities Mission

The cities were selected to ensure feasible and workable plans that match the aspirations of the citizens as directed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , he said, adding that there will be no compromise in selection of cities and quality of smart city plans.

World Media Facebook reveals plans to help charities tackle hate speech
Author: 0 Facebook reveals plans to help charities tackle hate speech

Facebook - one of the world's biggest social media platforms, used by millions of people - launched an initiative on Friday to curb online extremist material in the United Kingdom. "Some of our most important partnerships are focused on counter-speech, which means encouraging people to speak out against violence and extremism".

Author: 0 Angela Merkel will open up Gamescom this year for the first time

Gamescom is the second biggest gaming event, with about 345,000 attendees previous year. E3 is barely over, but Gamescom is only a couple of months away, and has today announced that the show will be opened by Chancellor Angela Merkel . "The visit of Dr Merkel underlines the importance of the games industry for the cultural, digital and business location of Germany". "With her visit, she honors the development of Gamescom into one of the most successful and largest events in the German ...

World Media Two militants killed in Kashmir
Author: 0 Two militants killed in Kashmir

Witnesses said that in a bid to disrupt the operation against the militants youth took to streets and hurled stones at the forces as the cordon were being laid. The spokesman said fire was returned by the troops, triggering an encounter. Two AK 47 rifles, five AK magazines, 124 AK rounds, two pouches and a grenade were recovered from the encounter site.

World Media North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier returns to the USA
Author: 0 North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier returns to the USA

Rob Portman, who represents Warmbier's home state of Ohio. The witness also said North Korea authorities did not use force against him, but were tough. "We have been told that he has been in that condition since March of 2016". The news came as flamboyant retired NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman - a former contestant on Trump's " Celebrity Apprentice " reality show - flew to Pyongyang to resume his quixotic quest to broker detente between his U.S.

World Media Kovind's candidature will be fought politically: Pinarayi
Author: 0 Kovind's candidature will be fought politically: Pinarayi

Hectic parleys between leaders of non-NDA parties began on Thursday morning, hours ahead of a crucial opposition meeting where they were expected to zero in on a joint candidate for the presidential election . The JD (U) national spokesperson asked the NDA to refrain from nursing any illusion about his party going back to the ruling alliance at the Centre and charged the Narendra Modi government with failing on all fronts.

Author: 0 London terror attack suspect named

One person died and 11 were injured in the early hours of Monday morning after a van drove into a crowd of Muslim worshipers in Finsbury Park . In a statement, Mr Osborne's family said: "We are massively shocked". Camera phone footage showed him being captured by worshippers, who attacked him as he screamed, "Kill me". Meanwhile, Scotland Yard has announced extra police patrols will be laid on to offer reassurance to the public and those observing Ramadan.

World Media Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia
Author: 0 Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall Thursday in southwestern Louisiana , bringing heavy rain and powerful winds to the already soaked US Gulf Coast. Forecasters expected flooding of between 1 and 3 feet above ground level along the Gulf Coast in the area under the tropical storm warning, which stretched from High Island, Texas, to Morgan City, La., as of 5 a.m.

Author: 0 Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

The police said that every complete body had been recovered from the building, but that the authorities were still working to identify remains. She added: "Our investigation is to establish how the fire started". That includes "health and safety and fire safety offenses, and we are looking at every company involved in the refurbishment of the building", she said.

World Media United Nations to send experts to probe DR Congo violence
Author: 0 United Nations to send experts to probe DR Congo violence

Council members "had no other choice but to submit to our position because we are a sovereign country", said Lambert Mende, the Congolese government's spokesman. Several government officials have said in recent days that they were pleased a European Union proposal for a fully-independent worldwide investigation into the violence had been withdrawn.

World Media President's meeting with White House's top aides focus of dailies — Newspapers review
Author: 0 President's meeting with White House's top aides focus of dailies — Newspapers review

Israel has also demanded that the Palestinians stop making welfare payments to families of militants who are either imprisoned or were killed while committing attacks on Israelis. Kushner and Abbas "reaffirmed their commitment to advancing President Trump's goal of a genuine and lasting peace", but both sides emphasized peace "will take time", according to a White House statement .

Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

It was suggested to Cherchesov that Russia's difficulty in securing results in key fixtures over recent years could once more haunt them when they meet Mexico , especially given that Juan Carlos Osorio's side are ranked 46 places above them in FIFA's official table.

World Media Listen live to Radiohead's Glastonbury set
Author: 0 Listen live to Radiohead's Glastonbury set

England's Glastonbury Music Festival tops the list of the most popular music festivals to have sex at. It's nearly like a protest to anyone who is being hateful and shows we're not afraid. She recently told BBC Newsbeat she is trying to "raise the bar" every year. Thousands of revellers stood silent, with some waving flags - including those bearing images of the worker bee, a symbol of Manchester, and "We Love MCR".

Author: 0 Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

Since Moon took office in early May, North Korea has test-fired five ballistic missiles, one of them being a new intermediate-range missile, adding to the inter-Korea tension which had grown during the former conservative Park Geun-hye administration.

Author: 0 Korean Missile Test Launch

This is seen as an unwelcome delay by U.S. officials, though in reality Moon's government is likely looking to see if they can get out of the scheme entirely, as they've expressed discomfort at hosting the United States system, which is not only seen as a hostile action toward North Korea, but against China as well.

World Media Grenfell Tower Fire: Police say blaze started in a refrigerator
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower Fire: Police say blaze started in a refrigerator

Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack told reporters that "we are looking at every criminal offense from manslaughter onwards". "We now have expert evidence that the fire was not started deliberately", McCormack said before adding the police were considering manslaughter charges given the high number of deaths.

World Media British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave
Author: 0 British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave

Boys at a British high school have found a novel way around strict uniform rules banning shorts, as the country swelters through a heatwave. "As summers are becoming hotter, shorts will be introduced as part of our school uniform next year having first consulted with students and parents".

Author: 0 Britain's Labour leader Corbyn overtakes PM May in YouGov poll

Now under-18s only have to be paid £4.05 an hour, while other younger age groups are not required to be paid the national £7.50 rate. Other groups as well as under-18s do not have to be paid the current living wage. Speaking at Unison's annual conference in Brighton, Jeremy Corbyn, told the Daily Mirror: "Mrs May called the election so not to have a coalition of chaos, but that is exactly what we have got, they don't seem to have come to an agreement with the DUP two weeks after the ...

World Media European Union to continue fight against climate change
Author: 0 European Union to continue fight against climate change

The agreement was to contribute to the fulfilment of the climate finance goals, and to continue to lead in the fight against climate change. "As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the nonbinding Paris accord and the Draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country", Trump said.

Author: 0 Australia to resume air combat missions over Syria

Russian defense ministry said it will suspend an agreement between the USA and Russia that worked to limit the risk of in-flight incidents between the two countries, The Washington Post reported . The United States moved quickly to contain an escalation of the situation after the jet was downed on Sunday evening when regime forces targeted the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State group (IS).

Author: 0 North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Brain scans taken by North Koreans in April 2016, which were provided to his physicians, indicated that he suffered brain injury shortly after his conviction in March of past year. Over 2,500 people, including family, friends and well-wishers of American student Otto Warmbier , attended his funeral on Thursday (22 June) morning.

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