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Terrorists Target Minister's Convoy At Tral Near Srinagar, 3 Civilians Dead Terrorists Target Minister's Convoy At Tral Near Srinagar, 3 Civilians Dead
- September 21, 2017

The victims, according to The Indian Express , have been identified as Nabi Parag, Iqbal Khan and Pinty Kour. Terrorists opened fire at a police convoy after lobbing grenades at them, reported news agency ANI . "The area has been cordoned off for searches", police said. They also said that the mobile phone of one of these youth was found in a bag lying half a kilometre from the site of the sneak attack. (more...)
Sanctions increase Sanctions increase "urgency" of South Korean aid to North: MOU
- September 21, 2017

Washington has not directly mentioned the aid plan, though Trump disparaged Moon's " appeasement " of North Korea on Twitter earlier this month, and threatened to "totally destroy" the country in an address to the UN General Assembly Tuesday if the United States is "forced to defend itself or its allies". (more...)
Three suspects named over the death of hazing victim Horacio Castillo III Three suspects named over the death of hazing victim Horacio Castillo III
- September 21, 2017

In an affidavit, Solano, who identified himself as medical technology student at the San Lazaro Hospital, said he found Castillo in Tondo, Manila at about 8 a.m. "The anti-hazing law provides that officers of frats or organizations are to be held liable in incidents like this because there is a possibility that even if they are not present (in the hazing rites), they have participation or knowledge in the recruitment and hazing", he said. (more...)
Kejriwal to have political discussions with Kamal Haasan Kejriwal to have political discussions with Kamal Haasan
- September 21, 2017

Sources told TOI that Haasan wanted to meet Arvind Kejriwal . Haasan had met Kerala chief minister , Pinarayi Vijayan earlier this month giving rise to speculation that he may join the CPI-M. Then they said to have discussed ideas related to promotion of the film industry and easing the process of shooting in the national capital. After returning from a 10-day vipassana course in Maharashtra, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday directed the education department to study the ... (more...)
Roberts born an Indian citizen, court told Roberts born an Indian citizen, court told
- September 21, 2017

Section 44 of the constitution prohibits dual citizens from serving in the Federal Parliament. Roberts was born in India in 1955 to a Welsh father and Australian mother but has argued he was only ever Australian. Roberts is one of seven politicians now involved in a dual citizenship scandal that could have ramifications for his place in the Federal Parliament. (more...)
Pak Prime Minister Sees Zero Role For India In Afghanistan Pak Prime Minister Sees Zero Role For India In Afghanistan
- September 21, 2017

Both the parties discussed issues relating to bilateral relationships as well as the peace and stability in Afghanistan. The disputes between India and Pakistan over the Indus Water Treaty can be resolved within the context of the agreement itself, Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said. (more...)
Seoul to resume aid to N. Korea but doesn't set date Seoul to resume aid to N. Korea but doesn't set date
- September 21, 2017

It comes after the United Nations approved new sanctions against North Korea for its sixth nuclear test earlier this month. Commenting on climate change, Guterres referred to the hurricanes that recently ravaged the United States and the Caribbean. (more...)
Ilham Aliyev: If necessary, we will punish once again the aggressor Ilham Aliyev: If necessary, we will punish once again the aggressor
- September 21, 2017

Turkey began to lead a way of authoritarianism". Baku continues the work to prevent such illegal actions, and the foreign citizens should keep their eyes peeled in order not to be deceived by Armenian occupiers. He reminded that the 1994 agreement is a document about halting the military operations, however the 2016 April flare-up was nothing more than an obvious re-launch of the military operations. (more...)
Donald Trump says the United States could Donald Trump says the United States could "totally destroy" North Korea
- September 21, 2017

North Korea was in the front row for Trump's speech , because the United Nations uses a lottery system to determine seating. The president also criticized the country for the death of Otto Warmbier , a USA college student who was detained there for more than a year. (more...)
Biggest challenge India facing today is giving jobs to youths: Rahul Gandhi Biggest challenge India facing today is giving jobs to youths: Rahul Gandhi
- September 21, 2017

What happened to the harmony? "Across the world, populism and intolerance were on the rise and the world was wondering if India has the answers for bringing about peace", he said. "We do not represent an organisation, we represent a philosophy that is thousands and thousands of years old". "India is a country that belongs to all its people", he said. (more...)
Palace: National Day of Protest a 'healthy exercise of democracy' Palace: National Day of Protest a 'healthy exercise of democracy'
- September 21, 2017

This allowed the people to "call against all excesses and shortcomings of the government" and express their "desire to uphold the highest standards of integrity, efficiency, and accountability in government". Duterte, who is unused to dissent after ruling Davao City as mayor with an iron fist for 22 years. Thousands of protesters are expected to flock also to protest Duterte's emerging dictatorship, his administration's bloody drug war, the alleged extrajudicial killings as well as the ... (more...)
Seoul Will Not Discuss N. Korea Membership Issue at UN General Assembly Seoul Will Not Discuss N. Korea Membership Issue at UN General Assembly
- September 21, 2017

But, he said, "that's where the rockets are coming from". "We are not seeing the results in line with this investment", he added. McMcaster said Kim is "going to have to give up his nuclear weapons because the president has said he's not going to tolerate this regime threatening the United States and our citizens with a nuclear weapon". (more...)
Moon arrives in NY for United Nations meeting, talks with global leaders Moon arrives in NY for United Nations meeting, talks with global leaders
- September 21, 2017

The South Korean leader was also set to discuss bilateral sanctions against the North with his United States counterpart, Donald Trump, later in the day. It will also mark their third meeting in person as they held a three-way summit with the Japanese leader on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany in July. (more...)
Poland, Austria agree to cooperate in sanctioning N. Korea Poland, Austria agree to cooperate in sanctioning N. Korea
- September 21, 2017

After a meeting between ministries and civilian experts, the government made a decision to support programs by the United Nations Children's Fund and the UN World Food Program for providing food and medicines to North Korean children and pregnant women, the Unification Ministry said . (more...)
USA said to weigh shooting down all North Korean missiles USA said to weigh shooting down all North Korean missiles
- September 21, 2017

Instead, Trump has escalated the name calling. "He also mocked Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, saying: " 'Rocket Man' is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime. Pyongyang may be completely uninterested. "Even if the United States imposes tougher economic sanctions, their effectiveness would hinge on China's moves", Kono said. (more...)
Haley: Diplomacy efforts with North Korea 'pretty much exhausted' Haley: Diplomacy efforts with North Korea 'pretty much exhausted'
- September 21, 2017

Trump has refused to rule out using military force against North Korea, and has said any threats against the U.S. or its allies would be met with "fire and fury". "Sovereignty and accountability are the essential foundations of peace and prosperity", McMaster said. "I know that it's something that India wants", Haley told reporters at a White House news conference ahead of the annual General Assembly session from September 19-25. (more...)
SEC says hackers may have profited from stolen insider information SEC says hackers may have profited from stolen insider information
- September 21, 2017

Jay Clayton, the SEC's chairman, said in a statement that the agency first detected the breach a year ago. The SEC hosts large volumes of sensitive and confidential information that could be used for insider-trading or manipulating USA equity markets. (more...)
European Parliament's top Brexit link to meet Northern Ireland leaders European Parliament's top Brexit link to meet Northern Ireland leaders
- September 21, 2017

Arlene Foster, leader of Northern Ireland's biggest party, the DUP, which supported Brexit, said that she had reiterated her commitment to delivering a "seamless land border with the Irish Republic" and welcomed Mr Verhofstadt's visit as "further reflection of this widespread desire to give our specific circumstances clear priority". (more...)
Afghan president welcomes plans for more U.S. troops Afghan president welcomes plans for more U.S. troops
- September 21, 2017

Trump said at the UN General Assembly that the nuclear agreement reached by his country and others with Iran in 2015 was an "embarrassment" that his government may abandon if it suspected that "it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear programme". (more...)
Huge natural disaster rocks island near Australia Huge natural disaster rocks island near Australia
- September 21, 2017

The 6.4 magnitude quake struck Vanuatu on Thursday. Erromango has a population of just under 2000 people. In a post on Wednesday evening , the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected. The island country sits directly on top of the "Ring of Fire", a place where tectonic plates collide and move causing nearly 90 per cent of the world's earthquakes. (more...)
Sashastra Seema Bal jawan dies in terrorist attack in J&K's Banihal Sashastra Seema Bal jawan dies in terrorist attack in J&K's Banihal
- September 21, 2017

The injured jawan was admitted to a local hospital. South Asia's second largest tunnel. An official said that two SSB men were killed and another injured in the firing incident that took place at 7:10 pm near the navayug Engineering Base camp. (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi's violence condemnation 'untruths and victim-blaming' Aung San Suu Kyi's violence condemnation 'untruths and victim-blaming'
- September 21, 2017

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is defending her country against worldwide criticism over an exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims by saying most of their villages remain intact, and that it's important to understand why conflict did not break out everywhere. (more...)
Kansas shooting suspect asked for victim by name Kansas shooting suspect asked for victim by name
- September 21, 2017

Wirths, of Wichita, was booked into jail on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and was being held without bond. Officers found the suspect and arrested him without incident near the intersection of 31 North and Arkansas. Earlier in the morning, state agents and sheriff's deputies conducted a revenue investigation of a 51-year-old man at a residence in the north part of Wichita. (more...)
Donald Trump accused of 'hate speech' in United Nations address Donald Trump accused of 'hate speech' in United Nations address
- September 21, 2017

The president said that in the United States, "the people rule". "We can not let a murderous regime continue these destabilising activities while building risky missiles, and we can not abide by an agreement if it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear program", Trump said . (more...)
Apple Says Face ID Can Be Disabled In Emergency Situations Apple Says Face ID Can Be Disabled In Emergency Situations
- September 21, 2017

Apple unveiled the iPhone X on September 12, 2017, alongside iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. You should also be able to pick up the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus from a range of Australian retailers including Kogan, Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi. The feature has replaced TouchID which allowed up to five users to add their fingerprints to unlock the phone. In the case of bigger variant, the iPhone 8 Plus , it will have a 2,675mAh battery, compared to the iPhone 7 Plus' 2,900mAh battery, reports ... (more...)
Iran-made drone shot down Iran-made drone shot down
- September 21, 2017

Israel launched a Patriot missile at a drone that almost infiltrated from Syria into Israeli territory over the Golan Heights, according to the IDF. He has repeatedly warned that Israel will not accept a military presence by Iran or any of its Shiite allies in the Syrian border area near Israel. (more...)
Jose's tropical force winds to hit NE, Long Island, Cape Cod Jose's tropical force winds to hit NE, Long Island, Cape Cod
- September 21, 2017

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Eastern and Southern Plymouth County. The greatest impacts of the storm will be felt across Long Island and southeast CT, but several areas in the tri-state will be impacted Tuesday into Wednesday , according to the weather service. (more...)
Armed and Dangerous: Prisoner Charged With Sexual Assault Escapes Armed and Dangerous: Prisoner Charged With Sexual Assault Escapes
- September 21, 2017

OPD said handcuffs were found in the auto. A Nebraska State Penitentiary prisoner overpowered a deputy during a transport to Dodge County and fled in a stolen government auto west of Ithaca in Saunders County, according to scanner traffic. (more...)
Police make additional arrests in connection with London subway bombing Police make additional arrests in connection with London subway bombing
- September 21, 2017

One of Scotland's most senior police officers has urged vigilance after the United Kingdom terror threat level was reduced from "critical" to "severe". The last time the attack was at such a high level was in May when suicide bomber Salman Ramadan Abedi murdered 22 people and injured 59 others outside Manchester Arena. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to unblock internet calling apps Saudi Arabia to unblock internet calling apps
- September 21, 2017

Those comments reflected how Trump has changed his thinking on the Qatar dispute in the past 10 days or so, becoming more sympathetic with the Qataris after previously backing the Saudi-led bloc and saying his priority is to clamp down on terror financing, according to the United States official familiar with his thinking. (more...)

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