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Iraq refuses talks with Kurds about referendum results Iraq refuses talks with Kurds about referendum results
- September 26, 2017

Initial results from the poll are expected on Tuesday, with the official results to be announced later in the week. "It's pretty clear the Kurds are going to vote for independence and we will have yet another geopolitical hot spot in the Middle East that threatens a significant amount of oil supply", said John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capita. (more...)
Sharjah ruler sets free jailed Indians after Kerala CM's intervention Sharjah ruler sets free jailed Indians after Kerala CM's intervention
- September 26, 2017

He held discussions with all ministers except Thomas Chandy, P. Thilothaman, K. Raju and M.M. Mani. The Sharjah ruler will reach here at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday and spend the night at Kovalam. The Sharjah Ruler, who arrived in Kerala on an official invitation of the state government, said he will consider the eight recommendations, including housing project for NRIs submitted by Kerala. (more...)
North Korea: Tyrant's horrifying plans for his brother North Korea: Tyrant's horrifying plans for his brother
- September 26, 2017

Two women, identified as Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong, are the only two people in custody and are charged in Kim Jong-nam's death. The regime also accused the Malaysian government of working with South Korea and other "hostile forces" to blame them for the assassination. (more...)
British Tourist Killed By Stray Dogs British Tourist Killed By Stray Dogs
- September 26, 2017

Explaining her cause of death, coroner Nikolaos Kifinidis told the Times : "It seems like she may have been attacked by other wild animals, like rabid wolves and jackals". She is understood to have phoned her family as she lay dying of her injuries. A search was initiated after the woman's family in the United Kingdom alerted local authorities in Greece. (more...)
Wedding photographer captures Canadian groom saving drowning boy from river Wedding photographer captures Canadian groom saving drowning boy from river
- September 26, 2017

Before Brittany Cook realized what was happening, her husband had run down to the pond and jumped in to save the little boy. A groom in Canada's Ontario jumped into a pond to rescue a young boy from drowning on his wedding day . They show a well-dressed Clayton Cook in almost waist-high water pulling the drenched boy onto dry land. "A special shout out to last night's groom Clayton!" a caption on Hatt's Instagram read. (more...)
Russian Federation denies it killed civilians in air strikes on Syria's Idlib Russian Federation denies it killed civilians in air strikes on Syria's Idlib
- September 26, 2017

Image grab created on August 16, 2016, from footage released by the Russian defence ministry reportedly shows a Russian Tupolev Tu-22M3 conducting an air strike in SyriA. Earlier this month, the Pentagon said Russian Federation bombed a position east of the Euphrates River where it knew SDF fighters and coalition advisers were stationed. (more...)
Delhi HC to hear Honeypreet Insan's anticipatory bail plea on Tuesday Delhi HC to hear Honeypreet Insan's anticipatory bail plea on Tuesday
- September 26, 2017

On Monday, however, she was New Delhi , her lawyer Pradeep Kumar Arya confirmed. "Police is doing its work properly.We will arrest all culprits in this case", he added. Honeypreet, whose real name is Priyanka Taneja, has also been accused of sedition and inciting violence; 38 people were killed on August 25 in violence and arson by mobs of Dera supporters in Panchkula and other cities in Haryana. (more...)
JLo donates $1m to Puerto Rico hurricane recovery effort JLo donates $1m to Puerto Rico hurricane recovery effort
- September 26, 2017

Jennifer Lopez pledged Sunday to donate $1 million from her Las Vegas show to help residents in Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria . In her speech, Lopez confirmed that she still has not heard from all of her family members in Puerto Rico . (more...)
NIS: N. Korea Did not Respond to US Deployment of B-1Bs
- September 26, 2017

This flight was in response to North Korea's escalatory launch of intercontinental ballistic missiles on July 3 and July 28, intermediate range ballistic missile launches over Japan on August 28 and September 14, and a nuclear test on September 2, Manning said, all of which violate many U.N. (more...)
Tehran considers Trump's new travel ban on Iran insulting Tehran considers Trump's new travel ban on Iran insulting
- September 26, 2017

Iran also continued to uphold United Nations Security Council resolution 2231 which put the Iranian Nuclear Deal into effect. Unlike his predecessors over more than two decades, the only nuclear cans that President Donald Trump kicked down the road during his recent address to the U.N. (more...)
Pakistan, Russia hold joint military drill to enhance ties Pakistan, Russia hold joint military drill to enhance ties
- September 26, 2017

The two-week exercise, the second in the Druzhba (friendship) series, will focus on counter-terrorism operations, hostage rescue and cordon and search operations, the media wing of the Pakistani military said. Since then, reports have suggested Pakistan is interested in acquiring more military gear from Russian Federation, including Su-35 combat jets. China has also plans to use Pakistan as a mega market to push its various products. (more...)
North Korea says Trump has 'declared war' North Korea says Trump has 'declared war'
- September 26, 2017

Ri then said North Korea now has the right to retaliate against US bombers. The denial comes post North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho's words. North Korea has repeatedly said it needs a nuclear deterrent because the United States intends to invade it. Just hours before Mr Ri took the United Nations podium, U.S. (more...)
Evacuations from Bali volcano swell to more than 57000 Evacuations from Bali volcano swell to more than 57000
- September 26, 2017

But officials also stressed they could not predict when it might erupt. By now, more than 50,000 people (out of more than 60,000) from the most threatened areas in the exclusion zones have been reported to have evacuated their homes. It added that volunteers were helping to evacuate cattle from the danger zone. Trekking tours on the mountain have been cancelled by operators but officials have otherwise been at pains to assure tourists the island is safe. (more...)
Trump expands travel ban to include N Korea, Venezuela Trump expands travel ban to include N Korea, Venezuela
- September 26, 2017

The changes will take effect October 18. The new order is more far-reaching than the president's original travel ban , imposing permanent restrictions on travel, rather than the 90-day suspension Trump authorized soon after taking office. (more...)
Three Israelis killed in Har Adar terror attack Three Israelis killed in Har Adar terror attack
- September 26, 2017

The terrorist was shot and killed by security forces. He suffered gunshot wounds to the upper body and was taken to Jerusalem's Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem. "There's no point negotiating with someone who just fans the flames of terror and continues to pay terrorist's families", she said. He said activity was concentrated primarily in east Jerusalem where plans were advanced for over 2,300 housing units in July , "30 percent more than for the whole of 2016". (more...)
Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test
- September 26, 2017

Iran's Revolutionary Guard unveiled the country's newest ballistic missile Friday during a military parade in Tehran, showcasing a rocket with the reported range to reach most of the Middle East - including Israel. "When it comes to defending our country, we will ask nobody for their permission". President Trump, who has repeatedly questioned the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, is said to be in a decision making process that would determine what the US will ultimately do with the agreement . (more...)
Asia markets slip after North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war Asia markets slip after North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war
- September 26, 2017

The Japanese currency held onto overnight gains to trade at 111.66 yen to the dollar at 9:40 a.m. HK/SIN after trading at the 112 handle during Asian trade on Monday. The common currency traded at $1.1853 at 8:15 a.m. HK/SIN, around its lowest levels since late August. Support for Merkel's conservatives unexpectedly slumped to its lowest since 1949 and the Social Democrats, partners in the outgoing coalition, said they would go into opposition. (more...)
Oxford student 'too clever' for prison spared jail despite stabbing ex-boyfriend Oxford student 'too clever' for prison spared jail despite stabbing ex-boyfriend
- September 26, 2017

He said she was considering whether to do a PhD overseas or look for a research role at another university. Oxford Crown Court heard Woodward attacked her then boyfriend, who she had met on dating app Tinder, while he was visiting her in December. (more...)
Another natural disaster rocks southern Mexico Another natural disaster rocks southern Mexico
- September 26, 2017

In Mexico City, relatives camped outside a collapsed six-story building while crews sifted through the debris. In Mexico City, rescuers Sunday continued to dig through the ruins of collapsed buildings, including at an office building in the central neighborhood of Condesa and at a school where 21 children died in the southern part of the city. (more...)
Catalonia referendum: How did we get here? Catalonia referendum: How did we get here?
- September 26, 2017

The Catalan government has already vowed to push ahead with the referendum on October 1, which the Spanish government considers illegal. "It's a decision that is possible but we have not considered that we should take it", Maza said during an interview with Onda Cero radio. (more...)