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Pope appeals for end to violence against Rohingya in Mynanmar

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Phil Robertson, deputy director of Human Rights Watch's Asia Division, said Thailand should re-evaluate its policy towards fleeing Rohingya . The term "Bengali" is seen as derogatory by many Rohingya as it implies they are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh , although many can trace family in Myanmar for generations. Read More »

India, China begin to pull troops out from Dokolam, says MEA

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The Congress party on Monday welcomed India and China agreeing to withdraw their troops from Doklam and said both sides should engage with each other to find a permanent solution. Indian Army sources said the process to withdraw troops - India had deployed about 350 Army personnel in the area - from Dokalam near Sikkim was underway. Read More »

German woman dies from injuries in Barcelona attack

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The slogan of the march - " I'm not afraid " - became the people's response to the Barcelona tragedy and was also embraced by the Spanish and Catalan authorities. A 51-year-old German woman became the 16th fatality in two terrorist attacks in Spain 10 days after the initial incident, officials said Sunday. The government did not name the woman. Read More »

President Donald Trump Renews 'Mexico To Pay For Wall' Campaign Pledge

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The wall was one of Trump's most popular campaign vows, prompting frequent rally chants of "Build that wall!" And Trump's shutdown threat poses yet another hurdle, forcing GOP leaders to find a legislative sweet spot that satisfies the president's border-wall demand without alienating the Democrats, whose votes will be essential to keep the government running. Read More »

United Nations chief visits Israel, Palestinian territories

Israeli officials however, have said that Guterres is primarily concerned with tackling the deteriorating situation in Gaza. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday met with UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, where he told his guest about the imbalance in the worldwide organization treatment of Israel. Read More »

Nurse who killed 2 patients may have murdered 84 more

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It was only when a female nurse caught Hoegol red handed the murders came to light. Authorities subsequently investigated hundreds of deaths and exhumed former patients in Delmenhorst and Oldenburg. Officials say that numerous deaths could have been prevented. 40-year-old suspect Niels Högel is already serving a lifetime prison sentence for two further counts of murder and now, the local law enforcement is investigating his involvement in the deaths of dozens of additional patients. Read More »

China says sanctions won't help as Trump targets Venezuela

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Two weeks after Trump threatened military action against Venezuela , the Venezuelan military starts two days of military exercises across the country. David Smilde, a Tulane University sociologist who has spent decades researching Venezuela , said blanket economic sanctions that cut off the government's cash flow and hurt the population are likely to strengthen Maduro in the short-term. Read More »

RAW: Iraqi forces gaining control of Tal Afar

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Yaralla added that Iraqi forces liberated the Askari neighborhood, several northern areas as well as Rahma village near Tal Afar on Sunday. On Thursday, US Army Colonel Ryan Dillon, the spokesman for the coalition in Iraq, said the militants were "completely surrounded" in Tal Afar and were "being killed". Read More »

Weather system could turn tropical off Carolinas coast

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If the system does acquire a name, the small craft advisory would be replaced with warnings of tropical storm hazards. A trough of low pressure extending from the eastern Gulf of Mexico continues to produce a large area of disorganized cloudiness and thunderstorms. Read More »

Lalu vows 'war' on BJP, defiant Sharad attends

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Asked about his party warning that participation in the rally would invite action against him, Sharad Yadav refused to make any comment saying " Kuch nahi bolna hain " (I have nothing to say). "Since the Union government and the state government of Uttar Pradesh have massive majority, there would be no impact of the opposition rally called by the RJD chief in Bihar today", he told reporters here. Read More »

Rex Tillerson draws a line between American values and Trump's values

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A United Nations committee this week criticized the "failure at the highest political level of the United States of America to unequivocally reject and condemn the racist violent events and demonstrations". "We do not honor, nor do we promote or accept, hate speech in any form", Tillerson said last week in a talk to State Department interns and young staff members. Read More »

Lebanon army declares pause in offensive against ISIS on Syria border

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Elsewhere in the fight against IS, Syrian troops and their allies besieged a large area controlled by IS in central Syria on Thursday. A week ago, the Lebanese army, operating on its side of the frontier, along with the Syrian army and allied Hezbollah militias fighting on Syrian territory, began a simultaneous offensive against the Islamic State in the border area, although neither side acknowledged that it was acting in concert. Read More »

Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes Off Yemen Coast, Hunt on for missing personnel

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Friday's crash marks the second Black Hawk helicopter crash in a month, as one went down off Hawaii earlier this month, killing five USA service members. Special Forces troops has been on the ground in the midst of Yemen's civil war in support of an operation against the Al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terror group. Read More »

'DOWNRIGHT SCARY AND DISTURBING' James Clapper blasts Trump's campaign rally in Arizona

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Kennedy through President Obama, and I don't know when I've listened and watched something like this from a president that I've found more disturbing", Clapper continued. "If he decides to do something about Kim Jong-un there is actually very little to stop him". "What I'm simply saying is... those are the kinds of questions that other intelligence services are now looking at us to determine answers". Read More »

India beat Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI

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Sri Lanka are probably facing their lowest ebb in recent times. At this stage of Sri Lanka's cricket history, political and selectoral machinations seem to have greater bearing on the game's result than the obvious skill and effort of Sri Lanka's players. Read More »

Most of Tal Afar seized from ISIS — Iraqi military

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The U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, Lise Grande, said civilians inside Tal Afar face "very tough" conditions, with short supplies of food, water and many basic necessities. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah, who commands the operation, said in a statement. Much of the Ottoman-era citadel itself was destroyed by the militants at the end of 2014. Read More »

Typhoon Hato ravages Macau, worst storm since 1968

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Residents volunteered to pick debris off the streets alongside troops who were seen clearing away items ranging from computer equipment to gas cylinders. A man looks out from inside an apartment building through broken windows shattered by Typhoon Hato in Macau. In a joint statement, the Hong Kong Journalists Association and the Hong Kong Press Photographers Association also expressed deep regret and urged Macau to respect press freedom. Read More »

Washington Has 'Concerns' About Iran Nuclear Deal

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In her official statement following her meeting with Amano on Wednesday, Haley did not mention "military sites" specifically. "It's just are they doing it?" The IAEA's inspections are part of that determination, and so far, Iran has been able to show that they are meeting their obligations under the agreement. Read More »

San Francisco Patriot Prayer rally canceled, group says

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He said he was "deeply concerned" the Alamo Square Park gathering will lead to violence. Gibson said the bands and speakers who had been scheduled to appear at the Crissy Field rally would be at the news conference. It marked the latest pivot by the group that initially meant to stage a rally in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge but scrapped that idea, citing threats from left-wing agitators and worries that civic leaders and law enforcement would fail to protect them. Read More »

Hurricane Harvey Leaves 15000 Travelers Stranded on Cruise Ships

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Carnival Breeze is spending more time in Cozumel so by the time it gets back to Galveston it could reopen, if not the ship will wait at sea until it does. "Gratuities will also be adjusted to reflect the shortened duration". 'However, we will return to Galveston only when it is safe to do so, ' Royal Caribbean spokesman Owen Torres said. Read More »

Myanmar: 12 killed in Rohingya attacks in Myanmar west

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The group warned of more attacks to come. A police officer at the Aung Mingalar displacement camp for Muslim Rohingya in Rakhine State , Myanmar . In a statement Annan said he was "gravely concerned" by the latest outbreak of fighting. The more than a million Rohingyas are perhaps the most persecuted and vulnerable stateless people in the world. Read More »

HP Resident Tests Positive for West Nile

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The Wisconsin Division of Public Health will continue surveillance for West Nile Virus until the end of the mosquito season. Most equine cases of WNV occur between August and September, although cases can occur into October if environmental conditions permit the survival of mosquito vector species. Read More »