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World Media February 21 marks International Mother Language Day
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Today, the world celebrates Mother Language Day, a day set aside by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to "promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and promote multilingualism". "We can not continue to create a situation in which African children are made to leave their African languages at the gates of learning", said Dr Rakweni Mpho Monareng.

World Media Conservative Twitter Users Lash Out After Followers Vanish
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Nunes' tweet was especially odd in light of today's Twitter news, in which it has been reported that the social media giant conducted a "purge" of sorts, eliminating many more bot accounts and instituting strict limits on how many times a single user can retweet information.

World Media Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in her last Olympic downhill
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in her last Olympic downhill

Her sportswomanship is admirable - and so is her self awareness. After Thursday's Alpine combined, a race in which she would need to "pull a rabbit out of a hat" to medal, she said, Vonn will set her sights on her pursuit of Ingemar Stenmark's record of 85 World Cup wins.

World Media Lancaster University pensions strike to start this week
Author: 0 Lancaster University pensions strike to start this week

Sean O'Connor, president of Dundee University's Student Association (DUSA), said he would not try to stop fee-payers from seeking redress. Striking staff will be on picket lines at the entrances to their universities from 8am. It is staggering the university has refused to engage with the union and a real insult to staff and students. We doubt any universities want a prolonged dispute that carries on towards exam season and would urge vice-chancellors, students and politicians to ...

Author: 0 Scott Wants All FBI Details Surrounding Failure to Investigate Cruz Tip

James Snead and his wife, Kimberly Snead, told the Times that they took in Cruz after their son, who knew Cruz from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, asked if he could move in with them. "We had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know", Kimberly Snead told the South Florida Sun Sentinel in an interview Saturday. "I was just furious and heartbroken".

World Media Pakistan granted three-month reprieve over terror financing watchlist, says minister
Author: 0 Pakistan granted three-month reprieve over terror financing watchlist, says minister

Ahsan Iqbal, while speaking ahead of a meeting of the Financial Action Task Force ( FATF ), stressed that if Pakistan's name is added to the "watchlist", it will negatively impact the war against terrorism . Pakistan denies US charges that it harbors militants who have launched attacks against USA and Afghan forces in Afghanistan , and has reacted angrily to USA threats of further punitive measures.

World Media Federal Bureau of Investigation charge British engineer with murdering wife on yacht in Caribbean
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According to court documents, Bennett was sentenced Tuesday to seven months in federal prison for transporting stolen gold and silver coins. A British man who is already in U.S. He wanted to "ensure his own rescue and survival after murdering his wife and intentionally scuttling his catamaran," they said. The couple had been married about three months and had a 10-month-old daughter.

World Media Trump orders ban on 'bump stock' gun modifications
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Trump made the announcement at a Medal of Valor ceremony at the White House for firefighters and police officers - some of whom had intervened in shooting incidents. Sarah Huckabee, the White House press secretary said in a statement that "Mr. Trump was willing to improve the federal background checks for the prospective gun buyers ".

World Media Another regime shelling in Syria kills nearly 250 civilians
Author: 0 Another regime shelling in Syria kills nearly 250 civilians

NGOs are calling on the UN Security Council to impose an immediate ceasefire and hold perpetrators of these atrocities to account. Opposition activists said government forces have brought in more reinforcements in recent days, suggesting a major assault is imminent to recapture the last main rebel stronghold near Damascus .

World Media Irish gov't reiterates opposition to direct rule in Northern Ireland
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It comes after discussions between the DUP and Sinn Féin, aimed at restoring power-sharing in Northern Ireland, came to an end last week. She added that the United Kingdom government "would not shirk" its responsibility to provide Northern Ireland with stable governance and public services, but the resumption of direct rule would be a last resort after all options to resume devolved government had been exhausted.

World Media GOP Senators Urge Trump to Re-Join TPP Talks
Author: 0 GOP Senators Urge Trump to Re-Join TPP Talks

Those changes included the suspension of 22 items in the earlier agreement. Trump sparked a glimmer of hope of the US rejoining the trade pact when he said he would consider rejoining the deal if it was changed to be made beneficial to the United States.

World Media Russia's Lavrov calls Turkey, Syria to resolve Afrin crisis through 'direct dialogue'
Author: 0 Russia's Lavrov calls Turkey, Syria to resolve Afrin crisis through 'direct dialogue'

In January 2018, the Turkish military began an operation in the Kurdish-majority Afrin Canton and the Tel Rifaat Area of Shahba Canton in Northern Syria . Reuters reports Turkish forces have reached several kilometers into Syria, but the YPG still holds most of Afrin including its central town. What else is going on in Syria? Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has harshly denounced the Turkish incursion as an act of aggression.

World Media Yobe girls school attack: 48 missing students return - Commissioner
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A military source last night told Saharareporters that they could not confirm or deny if the missing girls were abducted. Reacting however, the national publicity secretary of PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, said "Indeed, we are very disturbed by this ugly development, especially given the conflicting reports on the whereabouts of these innocent girls".

World Media Norway's Braaten beats strong field to win Olympic men's ski slopestyle
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Nick Goepper , of the United States, jumps during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. "I knew that that 91 is not going to hold". Japan's lone entrant, 16-year-old Taisei Yamamoto, did not reach the final. "I think I am a third-place kind of guy", joked Beaulieu-Marchand, who has never finished higher than third at a World Cup event.

World Media American Evangelist Billy Graham Is Dead At 99
Author: 0 American Evangelist Billy Graham Is Dead At 99

His message and service to United States presidents from Dwight Eisenhower to George W Bush earned him the nickname "America's Pastor". He was also friends with Queen Elizabeth, and was recently portrayed by actor Paul Sparks ( House of Cards ) in Season 2 of Netflix's The Crown .

World Media Amit Shah hits out at Cong's 'politics of appeasement'
Author: 0 Amit Shah hits out at Cong's 'politics of appeasement'

To another question, he said the State has not sent any proposal to the Union government on banning the Popular Front of India (PFI) or the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI).Referring to the recent move of the State government to withdraw cases against innocent minorities, he said it was "appeasement politics".

World Media Rahul questions PM's silence on PNB fraud in 'Mann ki Baat'
Author: 0 Rahul questions PM's silence on PNB fraud in 'Mann ki Baat'

As the tenure of NDA government is nearing to end, it has given us hopelessness, fear, unemployment and hate", Gandhi said. "I look forward to your sermon", the Congress chief said, attaching a picture of Modi's tweet urging people to share ideas for his monthly radio programme "Mann Ki Baat".

World Media United Kingdom jobless rate rises unexpectedly
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The UK's Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation rate - the key measure of inflation - remained at 3% in January. Other figures revealed that the number of non-UK nationals from outside the European Union working in this country fell by 68,000 to 1.17 million in the quarter to last December compared with the previous year.

World Media Early voting for March primary elections underway
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Early voting got underway on Tuesday, but how many people are hitting the polls? The main polling location will be at the Lubbock County Elections Office located at 1308 Crickets Ave. The primary elections in both the Republican and Democratic parties are important, the league said, because they will select which candidates will move forward to the general election in November, and because in many Texas communities, the dominance of one party over another means some officials effectively ...

World Media Nawaz Sharif disqualified as Pakistan Muslim League president by SC
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He said it effectively annuls all decisions Sharif made as party chief in the interim and those candidates for Senate who were nominated by Sharif can not take part in the election following the court ruling. In Pakistan's troubled politics, Mr Sharif's disqualification is not without precedence. Elections for the Senate, the Pakistani parliament's upper house, are due next month but would be postponed as a effect of the Supreme Court ruling, he added.

World Media Struggling Venezuela To Start Selling 'Petro' Cryptocurrency
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Cryptocurrency can be volatile , and Venezuela is the first country to create its own digital currency in this manner. The new digital currency - dubbed the petro, in reference to its value being based on the price of oil - is the government's last-ditch attempt to stem the flow.

World Media Naomi Watts finds Prince Harry, Meghan Markel's wedding 'lovely and romantic'
Author: 0 Naomi Watts finds Prince Harry, Meghan Markel's wedding 'lovely and romantic'

Katie Baylis, from Betfair , believes the battle to dress Prince Harry's bride will fascinate the nation. Moreover, Markle could probably use another hand as she is just three months away from her wedding . Just recently, the Palace announced the key people in the royal wedding . Justin Welby, though Rt Revd. The much-awaited nuptials will happen at St.

World Media This failed robbery attempt in China's Shanghai is amazingly hilarious! Watch video
Author: 0 This failed robbery attempt in China's Shanghai is amazingly hilarious! Watch video

The video has been viewed nearly 15 million times since on the website Weibo, where it originally was posted. The suspect had to drag his unconsciousness accomplice back to their vehicle before fleeing the area. "I can't stop watching this", another added. Calling the burglary attempt one of the world's worst to honouring the robbers with "World's Dumbest Burglar title", Twitter users seemed to be cracking up from the whole incident.

World Media BJP leading in Gujarat Civic Polls
Author: 0 BJP leading in Gujarat Civic Polls

The polling was also conducted for two district panchayats, 17 taluka panchayats and 1,400 village panchayats. Rajula is hometown of Amrish Der, the Congress candidate who defeated BJP's four-time MLA, Hira Solanki, on his way to winning Rajula Assembly constituency.

World Media These roads will close this week due to flooding
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In other communities along the Ohio River in our area, from Augusta to Vanceburg, flood waters were creeping upward and were expected to reach flood stage late Sunday or early Monday. Tuesday, Kistner said. A supervisor with the Wood/Wirt County 911 Center said there were no new flooding problems being reported in the area as of 2:30 p.m.

World Media Champions League: Messi ends drought against Chelsea to give Barca draw
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See below for a run-down on the games, including predictions from our own Football Insider Graeme Bailey together with everything you need to know from the bookies - with BoyleSports's Leon Blanche. They have got very good tactics from the coach as well. For a 21-year-old, he plays with a maturity beyond his years; you suspect that if he had a whopping transfer fee to his name he would receive a lot more attention, such is the case with John Stones.

World Media All eyes on Brown as Ontario legislature resumes ahead of spring election
Author: 0 All eyes on Brown as Ontario legislature resumes ahead of spring election

Jass Johal was provided by Mr. "Sometimes you think, just go away Patrick Brown", Miljan said. "We're bringing it to the proper agencies to have it fully investigated and that due process is completed". The sprint to Ontario's spring election begins this week as the legislature is set to resume following an unprecedented tumult that saw the official Opposition implode under the weight of its leader's resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations.

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