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Author: 0 Bomber, gunmen attack Shia Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul

A number of gunmen attacked a mosque in Qala-e-Najarha area in Kabul's PD11 at around 1pm on Friday afternoon, eyewitnesses say. The incident took place while scores of faithful people including children and teenagers gathered inside the mosque to offer their Friday prayer.

World Media Flake Says Trump Is 'Inviting' A 2020 Primary Challenger
Author: 0 Flake Says Trump Is 'Inviting' A 2020 Primary Challenger

During the recent Trump rally in Phoenix, Arizona, journalist David Catanese tweeted a picture of a man wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and reported that the man had been shouting hateful things about John McCain . Jeff Flake before taking the stage in Phoenix on Tuesday night. The anti-Ward ad also arrives amid a backdrop of increasingly poor relations between Trump and Senate Majority Leader McConnell.

World Media Most Americans Believe Donald Trump Is Dividing the Country
Author: 0 Most Americans Believe Donald Trump Is Dividing the Country

Only 31 percent of respondents approved of Trump's handling of race relations while 63 percent disapproved. I didn't say I love you because you are black, or I love you because you are white, or I love you because you are from Japan or you are from China or you are from Kenya, or Scotland or Sweden.

World Media Hurricane Harvey to intensify into major hurricane
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey to intensify into major hurricane

In neighbouring Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards signed a state-wide emergency declaration as Southwest Louisiana could see up to 10 inches of rain from the storm, the reports said . However, Central Texas will need to keep a close eye on the forecast. "Starting [Thursday night] you could start to see the Harvey effect being factored into gas prices", said Patrick DeHaan, an analyst with GasBuddy.

World Media U.S. rabbis cancel High Holidays call with Trump
Author: 0 U.S. rabbis cancel High Holidays call with Trump

Thousands of rabbis from across the country and from all groups participated in the calls. Pesner said that the "false equivalency" that Trump drew between white supremacists and counterprotesters was what led him and the other rabbis to announce Wednesday that they would cancel their annual conference call with the president.

World Media US Child: ISIS Uses American Boy to Send New Threat
Author: 0 US Child: ISIS Uses American Boy to Send New Threat

The boy spoke in fluent English, in what appears to be an American accent. Yousef is also seen among Islamic State fighters preparing anti-aircraft cannons and donning what appear to be suicide belts. Last month, Iraq declared victory over ISIS in Mosul , the country's second largest city, after a grueling nine-month campaign. "While this is the first time they have used an American child speaking, it's significant that he identifies his father as a former USA soldier and makes an overt ...

World Media White House blasts Republican senator's 'outrageous' criticism of Trump
Author: 0 White House blasts Republican senator's 'outrageous' criticism of Trump

As Sanders left the room, with almost every single hand in the room shot up, members of the press ever so eagerly awaiting some response from this administration, someone shouted: "Has the President ever lied to us?". "I don't think he's abandoning it", she said later in the briefing. "We're committed to making sure the American people are protected". "Tax relief and the focus on tax relief for middle- class Americans is a huge priority for this administration and it's certainly going to be ...

World Media Hegemonic policies to blame for threat to peace in South Asia: Pak
Author: 0 Hegemonic policies to blame for threat to peace in South Asia: Pak

Pakistan and the U.S. have been close allies in the fight against terrorism, which is a common threat for all nations of the world. "The [ Pakistan ] army chief made an offer to them that "you [U.S] pick up a point, you chose the time because you say there are training camps in Pakistan and let's go and you would see it for yourself whether they are there", Ghafoor told VOA".

World Media Dozens killed in clashes between Burmese army and Rohingya militants
Author: 0 Dozens killed in clashes between Burmese army and Rohingya militants

In the early hours of Friday more than 20 police posts came under attack by an estimated 150 insurgents, some carrying guns and using homemade explosives. It urged immediate action to heal the divide including scrapping the restrictions of movement and citizenship imposed on the roughly one million-strong Rohingya community in Rakhine.

Author: 0 United States lawmakers welcome Trump's strategy to exert pressure on Pak

He said Washington could "no longer be silent about Pakistan's safe havens for terrorist organizations". "We want to bring our troops home as soon as we can but it has to be under the right conditions and when we know that our national security is protected against terrorism", he said, adding that the President is right to emphasise victory and not political timetables for United States deployments to afghanistan.

World Media Macau enlists Chinese army as authorities struggle with typhoon fallout
Author: 0 Macau enlists Chinese army as authorities struggle with typhoon fallout

Rescuers yesterday searched submerged cars for trapped people in the former Portuguese territory, while overwhelmed emergency services scrambled to respond to crisis calls. And there is room to improve. Schools, museums and public venues remained closed on Thursday. "Chui will not step down but many people think he should", said Macau resident Cheng Kin-ching.

World Media SEA Games 2017: Indonesia U22 Beats Cambodia 2 - 0
Author: 0 SEA Games 2017: Indonesia U22 Beats Cambodia 2 - 0

Also with 10 points after four matches but +9 goal difference (compared to Vietnam's +11 goal difference), Thailand are the runners-up, followed by Myanmar in third place with 6 points. Aravinn Thevarr, Thailand's Jirapong Meenapra and Filipino Anthony Beram are in the final eight. Low said those affected had breakfast in the team hotel, where Malaysia's 800-plus contingent are staying, before dispersing to different venues.

World Media Thai court to issue arrest warrant for former PM
Author: 0 Thai court to issue arrest warrant for former PM

Asked if she was in Thailand, he replied, "I don't know". But the judge said the court did not believe the excuse because no official medical verification was provided, and the court would issue a warrant for her arrest as a result. The Shinawatra family remains popular with many of Thailand's rural poor, but is hated by numerous royalist and military elite in Bangkok. But her enemies say a conviction is merited for a dynasty accused of graft and nepotism.

World Media US Strategy on Afghanistan & South Asia - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Islamabad, Pakistan
Author: 0 US Strategy on Afghanistan & South Asia - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Islamabad, Pakistan

Donald Trump recently unveiled his new Afghanistan policy, putting forth serious allegations against Pakistan-urging the Islamic Republic to act against terrorists it was allegedly harbouring and destroy safe havens for militants. "Instead of relying on the false narrative of safe havens, the US needs to work with Pakistan to eradicate terrorism", it stated. "No country in the world has done more than Pakistan to counter the menace of terrorism".

Author: 0 Pakistan Hits Back At Trump after Accusations over Afghanistan

Consider that in Operation Desert Storm in 1990, US and coalition forces handed Saddam Hussein's elite Republican Guard a six-week beating. "As a matter of policy, Pakistan does not allow use of its territory against any country", it said. "This must stop - if we want to stabilise Afghanistan, we must deal first with Pakistan", he said. "China has strong interest in Pakistan". In his speech on new Afghanistan policy, Trump put Pakistan on notice and delivered a warning that Islamabad had a ...

World Media Majority of Americans disapprove of Trump's approach to N. Korea
Author: 0 Majority of Americans disapprove of Trump's approach to N. Korea

Forty-one percent approved of Trump's handling of government affairs, while 56 percent disapproved. Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,514 voters nationwide, with a margin of error of +/- 3.1%, from 17 to 22 August. A new poll finds that though Americans have little faith in Trump's character and efficacy, a majority are still in support of his political agenda.

World Media Four injured in random attack at ANU
Author: 0 Four injured in random attack at ANU

It's reported that the man, also a student, entered the classroom shortly after 9am this morning, injuring several students before being taken into custody. Student Alexander Vuong said a number of friends saw the incident as at least 12 ANU security staff rushed to the campus classroom. The extent of the students' injuries remain unknown.

World Media Rotterdam, sventato attentato al concerto. Arrestato un 22enne
Author: 0 Rotterdam, sventato attentato al concerto. Arrestato un 22enne

A suonare doveva essere la band rock di Los Angeles degli Allah-Las, il cui nome ha spesso dato adito a critiche da parte della comunità musulmana americana. Anche per i musicisti, nessun problema. "Lo scorso anno, un altro loro concerto era stato annullato nella Turchia , sempre piu" islamizzata dal presidente Recep Tayyip Erdogan .

World Media Ghani signs decree for implementing strategic deal with US
Author: 0 Ghani signs decree for implementing strategic deal with US

Tillerson was expanding on Trump's Monday speech that laid out the administration's approach to the war of nearly 16 years, which has claimed more than 2,000 U.S. Senior U.S. officials have said that Trump may send up to 3,900 more troops, with some deployments beginning nearly immediately. Nicholson said discussions with Pakistan would be held in private, adding "it has already started" without offering more details.

World Media Legislative leaders, governor reach 'agreement in principle' on school funding reform
Author: 0 Legislative leaders, governor reach 'agreement in principle' on school funding reform

Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady and House Republican Leader Jim Durkin issued a statement Thursday saying there's "agreement in principle", but wording won't be released until "drafts have been reviewed". IL does not allow school vouchers, while 14 other states do. CPS is the only district in the state required to cover its teacher pension costs, and says it would receive as much as $300 million in state aid if that override was successful.

Author: 0 Civilians under greater threat as Raqqa fight intensifies: Amnesty

On Tuesday, more than 40 people were reportedly killed in a single incident when a coalition airstrike allegedly struck a residential building near the city's amusement park, citizen journalist group Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported via messaging app Telegram.

Author: 0 United States asks India, Pak to engage in talks to reduce tensions

And he's right. However, I have a high degree of scepticism that we'll have much success in getting their cooperation – particularly Pakistan. KELEMEN: And Secretary Tillerson says the Trump administration plans to lean on Pakistan to shut down terrorist safe havens and deliver the Taliban to eventual peace talks.

Author: 0 Pak security concerns must be respected

Trump's long-awaited Afghan strategy puts a great deal of pressure on Pakistan to "demonstrate its commitment to civilization, order, and to peace". In February, Nicholson told the U.S. The question then becomes, if the US leaves, what's next? 2016: The Pakistani Army and Russian Army hold their unprecedented joint military exercises under the name of "Friendship 2016".

World Media Barcelona attack suspects appear at Madrid high court
Author: 0 Barcelona attack suspects appear at Madrid high court

Members of the extremist cell reportedly bought knives and an ax during the time between the two attacks as a fall back plan after a home that was used as a bomb-making factory exploded the day before. Four additional terrorists are suspected of belonging to the terror cell behind last week's deadly terror attacks in Catalonia . Police have confirmed Es Satty died in a blast at a house in Alcanar where explosives were stored.

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