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World Media Iraqi teenager found guilty of Train bombings in UK
Author: 0 Iraqi teenager found guilty of Train bombings in UK

He was given a home by foster parents Penny and Ron Jones, and studied media and photography at Brooklands College in Weybridge, south of London . The Parsons Green bomber was today convicted of attempted murder after his device partially detonated at the London tube station past year.

World Media Gurib-Fakim, Africa's only female president, resigns
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In the supreme interest of the country and that of the Mauritian population, she prefers to go. The Mauritian daily L'Express published bank documents purporting to show Ms Gurib-Fakim had used a credit card given to her by the Planet Earth Institute (PEI) in London to buy thousands of dollars worth of clothes, jewellery and other personal items, according to the BBC .

World Media Banksy mural backs jailed Turkish artist Zehra Dogan
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The PKK is deemed a terrorist organization by the European Union and the United States as well as by Turkey. Banksy is the latest artist to take over the iconic Houston Bowery wall, made famous in the 1980's by artist Keith Haring. She shared her picture on social media, for which she was then arrested and sentenced to almost three years in prison. Shortly after the mural was unveiled, the anonymous guerrilla artist uploaded several Instagram posts on his official account - which he ...

World Media PM Modi to scientists: Can you develop more efficient solar modules?
Author: 0 PM Modi to scientists: Can you develop more efficient solar modules?

Modi said the country has to be "future-ready" in implementing technology vital for the growth and prosperity of the nation. "The University is emerging as an important centre for higher education in North East". "This will help address brain-drain from our country". One of the highest bridges in the world having height of 141 meters is being built on Jiribam-Imphal new line project, a tunnel of 11.5 kms length on the same route will be another milestone feature of this project, he added.

World Media Pakistan to skip WTO meeting in New Delhi
Author: 0 Pakistan to skip WTO meeting in New Delhi

This was the 12th note verbale sent by the Indian High Commission over intimidation and harassment of its diplomats over the last two-and-a-half months. Sources told The Sunday Express that he had not responded positively to the invitation. And it is hard for him to come here when political campaigning has started...

World Media US, France, Germany blame Russia for UK nerve agent attack
Author: 0 US, France, Germany blame Russia for UK nerve agent attack

The British Council is a cultural institute with artistic, language and educational programs. Russian Federation demanded that Britain hand over samples of the nerve agent for analysis in Moscow and suggested that if Britain was able to identify the chemical , it must also be able to produce it.

World Media Thousands of Syrians flee as two major battles rage
Author: 0 Thousands of Syrians flee as two major battles rage

Bombardment of the enclave on the outskirts of Damascus on Tuesday killed 106 civilians, including 19 children, the Observatory said . The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights could not say who carried out the strikes on the town of Zamalka.

World Media Tillerson was reportedly on the toilet when he got canned
Author: 0 Tillerson was reportedly on the toilet when he got canned

She said Kelly spoke to a number of White House staff members earlier in the day. USA media reported that National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster will soon be ousted from the administration, although the White House said McMaster remains focused on important issues, including Russian Federation and North Korea.

World Media Egyptians living in UAE vote for president today
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Egyptian Ambassador in Manama, Soha Ibrahim Refaat, urged the Egyptian community in Bahrain to take part in the election, terming it as a "national duty" that reflects loyalty and belonging to Egypt. Deputy Foreign Minister Hamdi Loza said during the press conference that the Egyptian foreign ministry's operation room has been following the voting process around the clock.

World Media Sweden, North Korea talks extended to Saturday
Author: 0 Sweden, North Korea talks extended to Saturday

This would bring Pyongyang the recognition and legitimacy it so desperately desires, and without having to make any prior commitment to denuclearization, which previous USA administrations have demanded. On Wednesday, South Korea's foreign ministry said Kang's scheduled trip to Washington will go ahead as planned, as "the two sides [Seoul and Washington] recognized that it is important to maintain firm coordination through close communications via diplomatic channels despite the personnel ...

World Media Nerve agent planted in luggage of Russian agent's daughter
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Russian Federation denies being the source of the nerve agent, suggesting it could have been another country, and has demanded Britain share samples collected by investigators. " The United States is working together with our allies and partners to ensure that this kind of abhorrent attack does not happen again". Police insisted there is no evidence linking Glushkov's death - following a "compression to the neck" - to the poisoning of Skripal .

World Media Germany urges Russian Federation to be transparent over nerve agent attack in Britain
Author: 0 Germany urges Russian Federation to be transparent over nerve agent attack in Britain

I regret to say that the deadline passed without a response from the Kremlin. The government will now take a range of measures to protect Britain from hostile states and dismantle the Russian espionage network in our country. Vil Mirzayanov, who now lives in New Jersey, said that if the substance is Novichok, as Britain claims, it's "100 per cent" clear it came from Russian Federation.

World Media United Kingdom using nerve agent row to distract from Brexit: Moscow
Author: 0 United Kingdom using nerve agent row to distract from Brexit: Moscow

Earlier Thursday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called the U.K.'s reaction to the attack on the ex-spy "irresponsible". "All the steps will be well thought out", he told reporters. The Kremlin has repeatedly denied any involvement in the killing. "We don't care about the fate of a traitor ", said Colonel General Ladygin. In the strongest statement yet from the U.S.

World Media Russia to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry
Author: 0 Russia to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry

Russian Federation also said it was halting the activities of the British Council, Britain's global organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, across the country. Russian news agencies cited politicians in Russia's upper house of parliament as welcoming the move to close the British Council, alleging it had been used as a cover by British spies.

World Media Small plane crashes into house outside Philippine capital, killing 10
Author: 0 Small plane crashes into house outside Philippine capital, killing 10

The crash killed all five people on board and fire more people on the ground in Plaridel, according to the latest police report. "The house was burned while the aircraft was totally wrecked". The cause of the crash has yet to be determined. "All plane occupants died in the aircraft accident with collateral damage to a house with five occupants who also perished", Apolonio said.

World Media Russian Embassy in UK: Diplomatic Expulsions to Affect British Visa Applicants
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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May also announced she was cutting all top-level ties with Russian Federation and that the country's royal family would skip the soccer World Cup hosted there this summer. Nikki Haley rejected the Russian arguments, making an unambiguous statement that the United States supports the U.K. after criticism the White House had appeared hesitant about backing the British assessment of the attack.

World Media South Korea Aims For High-Level Talks About Talks With North
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As North Korea perfects its intercontinental ballistic missile program - the very effort that has precipitated the current crisis, as it threatens the entire continental U.S. Mr Lofven, speaking at a press conference with German chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin , did not answer directly whether his country had USA support to organise talks with North Korea.

World Media Sweden could be meeting place for Trump-Kim Jong Un talks
Author: 0 Sweden could be meeting place for Trump-Kim Jong Un talks

North Korea's foreign minister on Thursday flew into Beijing en route to Stockholm for talks which could play a role in setting up a proposed summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. "Then of course the meeting with the U.S. will come up, but we're far away from being able to say it will be in Sweden or it will be somewhere else", Swanström told The Local.

World Media Voicemail about cracking in Florida bridge wasn't picked up
Author: 0 Voicemail about cracking in Florida bridge wasn't picked up

In a transcript released Friday night, Denney Pate with FIGG Bridge Group said the cracking would need repairs but the company didn't think it was a safety issue. The 174-foot main span had been assembled on the side of the road, allowing traffic to continue. "They were being tightened when it collapsed today".

World Media England and Quetta star Kevin Pietersen announces retirement
Author: 0 England and Quetta star Kevin Pietersen announces retirement

England's second-highest run scorer across all three forms of the game, Pietersen won four Ashes series and hit 8,181 runs in 104 Tests. South Africa-born Pietersen has played for Delhi Daredevils and Rising Pune Supergiant in the IPL, Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash, St Lucia Stars in the Caribbean and Sunfoil Dolphins in South Africa , as well as Surrey.

World Media Trump signs Taiwan travel bill that China has opposed
Author: 0 Trump signs Taiwan travel bill that China has opposed

The United States does not have formal ties with Taiwan but is required by law to help it with self-defense and is the island's primary source of weapons. Observers say the new law may affect US-China cooperation in dealing with North Korea's missile and nuclear development. "The United States is an important ally of Taiwan, and we express our sincerest gratitude for the long-standing support that the USA has shown in all areas".

World Media Thousands of Syrians flee raging assaults on two fronts
Author: 0 Thousands of Syrians flee raging assaults on two fronts

The Observatory said that on Friday morning, at least 80 people were killed in two air strikes allegedly perpetrated by Russian aviation, which provides military and logistical support to Syrian Regular Army. Crowds crammed into a government centre on the edge of Eastern Ghouta on Friday, unsure what the next step would be after walking straight into the arms of the forces that have relentlessly pounded their homes for weeks.

World Media United Kingdom media regulator, asked about Russia Today, says considering May's update
Author: 0 United Kingdom media regulator, asked about Russia Today, says considering May's update

Mr Lavrov also said the UK's approach to the matter was partly prompted by the government's problems over Brexit. They have been critically ill in hospital since they were found on 4 March. He said the attack was Russia's "way of saying to people this is what happens to people who stand up to our regime". He told the BBC a sample of the nerve agent would be sent to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons - the independent worldwide body set up to stop chemical warfare ...

World Media Afghan Taliban claim deadly vehicle bomb attack in Kabul
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban claim deadly vehicle bomb attack in Kabul

Gen. Nicholson's remarks about protecting Kabul also come soon after USA -backed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered the Taliban a ceasefire and political legitimacy. Taliban and Islamic State militants have been ramping up attacks in Kabul in recent months, increasing pressure on the Afghan government, which is frequently lambasted for its inability to protect civilians.

World Media Surveillance video from Parkland school shooting expected to be released Thursday
Author: 0 Surveillance video from Parkland school shooting expected to be released Thursday

She said those who chose to do so observed the 17 symbolic minutes, then returned to "school as usual". In many schools, 17 minutes of silence honored the 17 people killed in the Florida shooting . And the questions about Cruz got louder as people wondered about his history with the Broward school system. The nationwide student walkout generated media attention for much of Wednesday.

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