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World Media Turkey: Iraqi KRG's independence referendum plan harms region
Author: 0 Turkey: Iraqi KRG's independence referendum plan harms region

The Turkish government has, nonetheless, loudly opposed the KRG independence referendum, with officials calling the vote a "grave mistake". We want the integrity of Iraq soil. Kurds now enjoy nearly total autonomy in the northern region or Iraq today, but tensions with the Baghdad government remain over control of oil reserves.

World Media Madrid bans 'manspreading' on buses
Author: 0 Madrid bans 'manspreading' on buses

The men in Spain can't spread mainly on the train. The EMT came up with the initiative in partnership with Madrid city council's equality department and the Microrrelatos Feministas collective, a women's group that has launched an online petition for such signs to be installed .

World Media Draft prospect Jonathan Jeanne diagnosed with Marfan syndrome
Author: 0 Draft prospect Jonathan Jeanne diagnosed with Marfan syndrome

Jeanne was expected to be a first round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft . "7'2" center Jonathan Jeanne had a lot to look forward to later this month. While that may be an encouraging sign for Jeanne, there is no certainty he would have a similar recovery from the disorder that attacks connective tissues in the body.

World Media United States and United Kingdom varsities top QS global rankings; Singapore best in Asia
Author: 0 United States and United Kingdom varsities top QS global rankings; Singapore best in Asia

University of Hyderabad has been ranked in the range of 601-650 universities among 26000 universities globally, according to the World University Rankings 2018 published by the British company Quacquarelli Symonds . Singapore's Nanyang Technical University, Asia's top-ranked university, rose two places to 11th place, and there were six Chinese universities in this year's top 100 - two more than in the 2017 ranking.

World Media Theresa May to form a Government with DUP Alliance
Author: 0 Theresa May to form a Government with DUP Alliance

She said only the Tories have the "legitimacy and ability" to govern with the support of the DUP , who she described as "friends and allies". Theresa May has revealed she hopes to form an alliance with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) that would enable her to form a government .

Author: 0 Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be election key

May's party took the most parliamentary seats - 318 - in the UK's snap election that she called in April, but it failed to secure enough support to form a majority government, falling short of the required 326 parliamentary seats. EU Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said that "with a weak negotiating partner, there's the danger that the negotiations will go badly for both sides".

World Media Nationally Labour takes first two seats
Author: 0 Nationally Labour takes first two seats

Labour have gained seats and - though the Tories have fallen short of an overall majority - they remain the largest party. The Greens won 1.7 per cent of the vote while Independent candidates gained 1.2 per cent. Sunderland and Newcastle have long competed to see who can declare the first result of the election . The Sunderland South constituancy declared Labour candidate Bridget Phillipson had won at 11.06pm.

World Media May to head minority govt with DUP support
Author: 0 May to head minority govt with DUP support

Not only has the DUP gained two extra seats; it has pushed up its share of the vote by a significant margin, putting some clear blue water between itself and Sinn Féin in the battle to be the biggest party in the North. The Tories will now have to rely on the DUP's 10 MPs to get things done. With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, the Conservatives had 318 - short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority.

World Media General election: Theresa May's Downing Street statement in full
Author: 0 General election: Theresa May's Downing Street statement in full

The prime minister said she meant to form a government which could "provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country". "We need a government that can act", Oettinger told radio station Deutschlandfunk, according to the Reuters news agency. Talk of an agreement was described as "premature".

World Media Humiliating loss for Nick Clegg - but Vince Cable returns
Author: 0 Humiliating loss for Nick Clegg - but Vince Cable returns

Former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has suggested he lost his seat in Sheffield Hallam because of his "stubborn" anti-Brexit stance. Mr Corbyn focused more on Labour strongholds than any other type of seat, spending 37% of his visits addressing crowds of party faithful, compared with only 5% in Labour marginals.

Author: 0 Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about quaaludes and sex

Prosecutors are expected to show jurors an earlier deposition in which Cosby said that he routinely gave women pills and alcohol before sexual encounters and gave at least one of them quaaludes, a now-banned sedative. "I didn't want to talk about what did you give her". He said Cosby told wife Camille to stay away from the courthouse so she wouldn't have to endure the "media circus".

Author: 0 Tehran terrorists had fought for IS in Raqqa and Mosul

It suggested that there were only five attackers rather than the six originally reported. It identified them only by their first names, saying it did not want to release their last names due to security and privacy concerns for their families.

Author: 0 France urges United States to avoid hasty climate change decision

The two world leaders met in Brussels on Thursday before a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and much was made over their awkward, gripped handshake , which continued for several moments until Trump tried to pull away. Although, it has to be said, Macron's initial handshake with US First Lady Melania Trump did last a touch too long. Although most people think of the handshake as a common form of greeting or agreement, Trump has been well known to use the gesture in an alpha-male ...

World Media Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit
Author: 0 Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit

Khan again condemned the ISIS attack which killed seven and injured 48 as a "cowardly" act justified by "a perverse poisonous interpretation of the faith that I belong to". Khan's spokesperson responded to Trump , saying the mayor "has more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks".

World Media Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five
Author: 0 Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

The Predators are hardly blaming Rinne for their predicament. The Nashville Predators need a victory here in order to force a game seven on Wednesday. Colin Wilson is expected to play for the Predators after missing the first three games of the series. "Obviously not the start you want to have", Rinne said .

World Media UK police name third London Bridge attacker as new search gets underway
Author: 0 UK police name third London Bridge attacker as new search gets underway

Security agencies on Tuesday searched the hotel in Mujahidabad area in Karachi owned by an uncle of Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, who was among the three terrorists shot dead by police after their Saturday night terror. Housewife Erica Gasparri (42), told The Times of London she had reported the suspect to police previous year after challenging him in a park near a school.

World Media Noriega, ex-dictator of Panama, dies at 83
Author: 0 Noriega, ex-dictator of Panama, dies at 83

Noriega was put into a medically induced coma in March after suffering a severe brain hemorrhage. In 1988, Noriega was indicted by U.S. courts for drug trafficking. His last years were spent in prison in Panama for murder, corruption an embezzlement. In 1988, a failed coup against Noriega - allegedly supported by the US - led to increasingly erratic behavior and the unilateral annulment of a presidential election.

World Media Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar: Mecca Newspaper
Author: 0 Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar: Mecca Newspaper

They have imposed what Qatar says is a blockade of shipping and air traffic and closed Qatar's only land border, causing panic buying at supermarkets and provoking confusion and anxiety across the population. "I think the Americans would choose to side with Saudi Arabia over any other country in the region". The US president's remarks came soon after his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, urged Saudi Arabia, the UAE and its allies to ease their measures against Qatar, saying they were ...

Author: 0 Qatar FM speeks with US Secretary of State

By their telling, Qatar paid off two of the most frequently blacklisted forces of the Middle East in one fell swoop: an al-Qaeda affiliate fighting in Syria and Iranian security officials. Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi says Qatar's citizens are "questioning if this is going to end up in seeing a change in leadership itself". "So it is a very serious issue".

World Media Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations
Author: 0 Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

The U.K. Independence Party, which saw the heart of its platform ratified when British voters chose past year to take the country out of the European Union, appears to have lost its raison d'être. Mr Oettinger said he believed that Mrs May's "Brexit means Brexit" mantra was still operative, but added that the Conservatives would have to decide how they wanted to conduct negotiations, adding: "Then we will see whether this sentence remains".

Author: 0 Cyclone Mora makes landfall in Bangladesh coast

The official feared that there could be more casualties. Mostafa said that they have received reports of six deaths - four in Cox's Bazar and two in Rangamati. All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay and deep sea have been advised to remain in shelter till further notice. Golam Mustafa, additional secretary of the Disaster Management and Relief Ministry, said that they were initially informed that Kutubdia, Cox's Bazar, Teknaf, St Martin and Chittagong were severely affected.

Author: 0 Ex-FBI boss James Comey slams Trump, Hillary, Lynch, Times

Trump says "we'll fight on" Obstruction of justice? . Comey's testimony raised doubts about Trump's integrity and made it clear that he wanted the FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to go away.

Author: 0 UAE president offers condolences to Iran after deadly attacks

Trump said in a statement that he prayed for the victims of the attacks but added that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". Jaish-ul Adl (Army of Justice), which Tehran accuses of links with Al-Qaeda, has carried out several armed attacks on Iranian soil in recent years.

World Media Modi only interested in waiving loans of rich: Rahul
Author: 0 Modi only interested in waiving loans of rich: Rahul

Curfew in violence-hit Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh was relaxed for eight hours on Friday, officials said. "I ordered them not to show white flag next time". Internet services in Mandsaur, Ratlam and Ujjain were also suspended following the farmers' protests, and a curfew was reportedly imposed. They also demanded farm loan waiver across the country, and urged Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh to fulfil his promise of complete loan waiver in the budget session.

Author: 0 3rd French victim of London Bridge attacks confirmed

The other two attackers were identified as Khurum Butt, a 27-year-old whose extremist views had been reported to police, and 30-year-old Rachid Redouane, also known as Rachid Elkhdar, a Moroccan pastry chef. A second French citizen has been confirmed killed in the London Bridge attack , French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday (Jun 7).

World Media Rescuers find bodies in search for crashed Myanmar plane
Author: 0 Rescuers find bodies in search for crashed Myanmar plane

Hundreds gathered in a cemetery outside Dawei town on Friday afternoon to bid goodbye to loved ones whose bodies had been pulled from the water the previous day on San Hlan beach, a two hour drive away. It was raining, but not heavily, at the time contact was lost with it at 1:35 p.m. Wednesday, when it was southwest of the city of Dawei, formerly known as Tavoy.

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