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World Media Leadership row embroils Angela Merkel's coalition partners ahead of key vote
Author: 0 Leadership row embroils Angela Merkel's coalition partners ahead of key vote

He told German news agency, "Die Welt", that "there no statutory basis exists in the SPD's rules that allows for the appointment of a new party leader". The party's 464,000 party members will vote in a postal ballot on the deal, with the results expected to be announced on March 2. Schulz on Friday then gave up plans to become German foreign minister, hoping to shore up support among SPD members for the new coalition - but the manner in which he anointed Nahles as his successor rankled ...

World Media USA drone destroys Russian tank in eastern Syria's Deir el-Zor
Author: 0 USA drone destroys Russian tank in eastern Syria's Deir el-Zor

In December a year ago, President Vladimir Putin ordered the partial retreat of Russian troops from Syria . "If Russians are among those who were killed, this would mark the first time a U.S. "We have not received that word at Central Command or at the Pentagon", he told a media briefing on Tuesday. Ionov said he was speaking out because he wanted any Russians who were killed to be officially recognized for their sacrifice.

World Media Syria caught between Iran and Israel
Author: 0 Syria caught between Iran and Israel

Last Saturday, an Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace and the Israeli air force shot down the drone. During the airstrikes, Syrian surface-to-air missile batteries fired dozens of anti-aircraft missiles at the Israeli jets. But the prospect for further escalation is higher than ever, and these kinds of Israeli operations in Syria are likely to become the new normal. While Israel and Saudi Arabia have shown signs of wanting to provoke regional opponents, "the so-called ...

World Media ANC in chaos after Jacob Zuma refuses order to step down
Author: 0 ANC in chaos after Jacob Zuma refuses order to step down

The president also faces almost 800 corruption allegations stemming from an arms deal during the 1990s. John Cairns, Currency strategist at the Rand Merchant Bank, meanwhile said the local currency (Rand) had not been inspired by the formal recall of Zuma.

World Media Second federal judge halts DACA termination
Author: 0 Second federal judge halts DACA termination

The order from federal District Court Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis in NY comes as Congress debates legislation that would allow up to 1.8 million undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children, known as "Dreamers", to gain legal status rather than face possible deportation.

World Media Trump's Budget Would Partly Replace Food Stamp Benefits With Canned Goods
Author: 0 Trump's Budget Would Partly Replace Food Stamp Benefits With Canned Goods

It would give all households receiving more than $90 a month in cash a food-aid package that would include items such as shelf-stable milk, peanut butter, cereal and meat. "This cost-effective approach will generate significant savings to taxpayers with no loss in food benefits to participants", the proposal said. The food box also faces an uncertain political future as the Republican chairmen of the House and Senate agriculture committees signaled their skepticism.

World Media Iraq Requires $88.2bn For Reconstruction - Minister
Author: 0 Iraq Requires $88.2bn For Reconstruction - Minister

The conference is also to assist in rebuilding Iraq after many years of war and conflict that has ripped through various parts of the country. Ukraine is to join the negotiations of the World Coalition for fighting the Islamic State , scheduled for February 13.

World Media Join Trinamool Congress, Mamata Banerjee tells Hardik Patel
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Patel stressed the need for the likes of the Congress and Trinamul to come together for defeating "forces trying to break" the country. He said after the meeting, "I have not seen Mahatma Gandhi". "He is fighting the good fight for the people of Gujarat", The Telegraph quoted Banerjee as saying. "I will come here", he said. "I wish him all the best".

World Media Pyeongchang organizing committee apologizes to Iran over gift ban
Author: 0 Pyeongchang organizing committee apologizes to Iran over gift ban

Pyeongchang Olympic organizers said they had apologized to Iran on Friday after a diplomatic furor over its athletes being denied special Samsung phones issued for the Games. If Samsung Electronics does not withdraw from its decision until Thursday afternoon, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif will not use Samsung any more as he has it now as his cell phone, the source told Islamic Republic News Agency ( IRNA ).

World Media Trump tells Israeli paper Jerusalem move was 'big point'
Author: 0 Trump tells Israeli paper Jerusalem move was 'big point'

In an interview with an Israeli newspaper that was excerpted ahead of its full publication on Sunday, Trump described his Jerusalem move as a "high point" of his first year in office. "I have been thanked and in some cases not thanked, to be 100% honest about it. But it was an extremely important promise that I promised-and fulfilled".

World Media Envoy: Malaysia not affected by Trump's aid threat over anti-Israel move
Author: 0 Envoy: Malaysia not affected by Trump's aid threat over anti-Israel move

He said, "Refraining from recognizing the Palestinian people's legitimate rights to their land and sacred sites, denying them the right to return and expropriating their sovereignty over the land in exchange for a regional peace and normalization with the Arab world is the right way to liquidate the Palestinian cause".

World Media Iranian-Canadian professor lifeless in Iran: son
Author: 0 Iranian-Canadian professor lifeless in Iran: son

Kavous Seyed Emami was arrested on Wednesday 24 January 2018, and the news of his death was released to my mom, Maryam, on Friday the 9th of February. Former federal cabinet minister and Alberta United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney shared a link to a newspaper report about Emami's death. Dozens of dual nationals are in jail in Iran, mostly on spying charges.

World Media Kenya, Ethiopia thwart Nigeria hopes for Lagos marathon
Author: 0 Kenya, Ethiopia thwart Nigeria hopes for Lagos marathon

Jay Jay is taking part in the 10 km Fun race which was included by the organizers of the event for non-professional runners and athletes. For the 10km race, Stephen Daniels came first with a brand new GAC vehicle worth N7 million, Poku Luka, the second, cart away N1 million, while Joy Musa was third and got N750,000.

World Media Man accused of killing teen says she 'put a hit' on herself
Author: 0 Man accused of killing teen says she 'put a hit' on herself

Lopez told police that he met her after responding to a Craigslist post in the "women seeking men" section of the website entitled "I want to put a hit on myself", according to an arrest warrant affidavit on December 28 and met Bollinger for the first time later that day.

World Media Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher Over Same Sex Marriage
Author: 0 Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher Over Same Sex Marriage

Jocelyn Morffi was let go from her first-grade teaching job at Saints Peter and Paul school, Miami , on Thursday. She said: "This weekend, I married the love of my life and, unfortunately, I was terminated from my job as a result". Archbishop Thomas Wenski sent a memo to employees reminding them of the Archdiocese of Miami's policy after judges lifted Florida's ban on same-sex marriage in 2015.

World Media Dhanush's 'The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir' to release on May 30
Author: 0 Dhanush's 'The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir' to release on May 30

Posting the first look teaser on his Twitter page, Dhanush wrote "Here is the teaser poster of " the extraordinary journey of the fakir ".my first English film". The cast of The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir also includes Oscar-nominated actors Berenice Bejo, Barkhad Abdi, Gerard Jugnot, Erin Moriarty and Abel Jafri.

World Media Coast residents lose power in freak storm
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Queensland Ambulance last night was called to the home in Ferny Grove in Brisbane to attend the man who was injured "as a result of having a shower during the current electrical storm lightning strike". "You need a combination of things to get a thunderstorm so heat and humidity does increase the instability, so when you have hot, humid conditions that does help storms develop".

World Media Olympic men's downhill postponed due to wind
Author: 0 Olympic men's downhill postponed due to wind

Luckily for the male racers, they managed to get three downhill training sessions in under their belts, racing the third in similarly gloomy weather forecasts that eased at the last minute. on Sunday at Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, Gangwon Province, but the organisers postponed the event because of an unfavourable forecast. "We have some challenging days ahead", admitted Waldner.

World Media Tourist urinating from bus was trigger for 'Scum' remark: Goa Minister
Author: 0 Tourist urinating from bus was trigger for 'Scum' remark: Goa Minister

Sardesai's words created a furore across the country and on social media. He said that he was reflecting the sentiments of the people of Goa and was not apologetic about it. "He alleged that BJP-Goa Forward Party Government was 'anti poor" and could not digest the prosperity of the middle and lower middle class, hence, Mr Parrikar started meticulously winding up mining from the state since 2012 as he realized that the people from lower strata of economic hierarchy were getting little richer.

World Media The 15:17 to Paris: A mediocre film about great heroes
Author: 0 The 15:17 to Paris: A mediocre film about great heroes

To better understand their story and why they believe God played such a big role in thwarting the attempted terrorist attack, we have to first take a look back at their upbringing and the paths they took. Stone discussed his own search for goal, experiencing a string of closed doors while pursuing a military career and, eventually, becoming an Air Force medical technician.

World Media Assam: Four elephants die, two injured after train hits herd in Nagaon
Author: 0 Assam: Four elephants die, two injured after train hits herd in Nagaon

If locals claims are taken in account, the accident spot was an identified elephant corridor. The accident also led to derailment of the engine of the train, though no one was injured. Though, state forest department has developed a mechanism to monitor the movement of elephant herds besides setting up an anti-depredation squads to protect the elephants from such disaster, it is yet to work effectively.

Author: 0 Turkish military says another soldier killed in Syria

Rescue teams rushed to Jisreen and pulled three children and a woman out of the rubble. The official said no U.S. troops had been killed or wounded in the attack, which was carried out by about 500 fighters, but one Syrian fighter allied with the coalition was wounded.

World Media South Korea's Moon may be on brink of legacy-defining moment
Author: 0 South Korea's Moon may be on brink of legacy-defining moment

Pence, who was in South Korea for the Olympics, has said the United States and South Korea were closely aligned in their approach to dealing with North Korea. South Korean presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun went to Pyongyang in 2000 and 2007 respectively to meet the current leader's father and predecessor Kim Jong Il.

Author: 0 North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean president

North and South Korea may be bitterly divided, but at the Olympics, they are anything but. Abe is also believed to have asked Moon to steadily implement the 2015 Japan-South Korea agreement on the issue of those referred to as comfort women.

World Media Former Obama official confirms Steele dossier was given to State Department
Author: 0 Former Obama official confirms Steele dossier was given to State Department

But to paraphrase the late Sen. Painting a scene straight out of a Cold War novel, Steele credited a "Kremlin insider" with reporting "lawyer COHEN's secret meeting/s with Kremlin officials" in Prague in August or September 2016. On this trip, he emailed the Trump campaign about "some incredible insights and outreach I've received from a few Russian legislators and senior members of the Presidential Administration here".

World Media Papers of 227 candidates valid
Author: 0 Papers of 227 candidates valid

Today is the last date of filing nominations for the elections. "257 nomination papers filed for Nagaland Assembly elections were scrutinized by the respective Returning Officers, where 227 nomination papers were found valid and 29 were found invalid", said Additional Chief Electorate Officer N.

World Media South and North Korean officials continue exchange during Olympics
Author: 0 South and North Korean officials continue exchange during Olympics

That's what people are saying in South Korea, as they consider the unprecedented visit by Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , who has raised her profile dramatically at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . "We have to be unified (with North Korea ). Politicians must let the Korean people meet and get together continuously", said Park Sung-uk, a 48-year-old office worker who attended the game with his family.

World Media Greenville Polar Plunge raises over $70000 for Special Olympics Michigan
Author: 0 Greenville Polar Plunge raises over $70000 for Special Olympics Michigan

Registration is taken at the event, which starts at 9:30 a.m. and the plunge starts at 11 a.m. The best part, though, is that the students do so much to spread the word about what the Special Olympics does for its athletes. "It's a great experience, not only for new people that want to try it out, but especially for people with disabilities", said costume contest judge Zach Herrmann.

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