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Uganda Bans Some Broadcasts Ahead of Debate on Letting President Run Again Uganda Bans Some Broadcasts Ahead of Debate on Letting President Run Again
- September 27, 2017

Ahead of a debate on whether to extend the president's decade-long hold on power, a chaotic scene was witnessed in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday. 26, but a commission executive, Godfrey Mutabazi, told Reuters it was sent to all broadcast media on Wednesday morning. (more...)
Winston Peters arrives in Wellington to meet caucus Winston Peters arrives in Wellington to meet caucus
- September 27, 2017

Earlier, the former Labour minister told media there would be much discussion today about how the campaign went. The National Party secured 58 seats, ahead of the 52 won by the Green Party and Labour in Saturday's election, leaving both still in need of NZ First's nine seats to reach the tally of 61 required to form a government. (more...)
Road closed near M5 junction after police 'shooting' Road closed near M5 junction after police 'shooting'
- September 27, 2017

David Ellison told BBC Radio Bristol: "As I came out of Portishead to join the motorway, I got stopped". Witnesses have taken to social media to report they heard gunshots and saw police pointing guns at a man in a auto. " There were one or two marked cars and two more unmarked vehicles ". It was quite small. Frazer Phillips, from Bristol, wrote on the Hello Portishead Facebook page: "I was right next to it when it happened and heard about 4-5 shots". (more...)
Arun Jaitley made a mess of economy, says Yashwant Sinha Arun Jaitley made a mess of economy, says Yashwant Sinha
- September 27, 2017

Writing in the Indian Express today, Yashwant Sinha, the country's former finance minister, indicted Arun Jaitley for making a "mess" of the economy, which, he says, owes it ruin partly to the hurried introduction of the national sales tax, the GST, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock ban previous year of high-denomination notes. (more...)
Venezuela accuses the U.S. of 'psychological terrorism' after travel ban Venezuela accuses the U.S. of 'psychological terrorism' after travel ban
- September 27, 2017

Last week, Trump warned North Korea from the same lectern that its current course could lead to its "total destruction". "Venezuela will always deal with the government of the United States with mutual respect", Arreaza said. Maduro responded last week from Caracas by calling Trump "the new Hitler" of global politics and accusing Trump of threatening to assassinate him, though Trump did not say that. (more...)
Ryanair issues €40 vouchers for flight cancellations, but there's a catch Ryanair issues €40 vouchers for flight cancellations, but there's a catch
- September 27, 2017

Ryanair is sending all passengers affected by its flight cancellations a £40 or €40 voucher with "deepest apologies". "Flying 25 fewer aircraft this winter will result in a number of flight and schedule changes from Nov to Mar 2018". The airline noted the slower rate of growth will reduce traffic this year and next, with monthly growth from November to March to slow to 4% from 9%. (more...)
'A Liability, But...': Pak Foreign Minister's Confession On Hafiz Saeed 'A Liability, But...': Pak Foreign Minister's Confession On Hafiz Saeed
- September 27, 2017

These were the people who were your darlings just 20 to 30 years back. "They were being dined and wined in the White House and now you say go to hell Pakistanis because you are nurturing these people", he said in an apparent reference to America's backing of Afghan jihad against the erstwhile Soviet Union. (more...)
'We are totally prepared' for military engagement with North Korea 'We are totally prepared' for military engagement with North Korea
- September 27, 2017

North Korea reserves the right to shoot down United States warplanes flying outside its airspace, Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said on Monday. President Donald Trump issued a familiar warning to North Korea on Tuesday, saying the USA is prepared to use "devastating" military action if necessary - as two USA defense officials tell CNN that the rogue nation has moved a small number of fighter jets, external fuel tanks and air-to-air missiles to a base on its eastern coast to boost military ... (more...)
'Rumoured couple' Sunny Deol & Dimple Kapadia spotted in London 'Rumoured couple' Sunny Deol & Dimple Kapadia spotted in London
- September 27, 2017

According to a Mumbai Mirror report, the alleged ex-couple were spotted in London and flew to the city last month for a holiday. The Dimple and Deol picture came in a few days after Ranbir Kapoor and Mahira Khan were spotted together in NY. (more...)
U.S. sanctions target several North Korea banks U.S. sanctions target several North Korea banks
- September 27, 2017

During the first seven months in 2017, North Korean imports to Taiwan, mostly ginseng and textiles, amounted to only $ 1.25 million, and Taipei exported only $36,575 worth of goods, according to a statement released by the government. Even though China has supported a series of tough United Nations resolutions targeting North Korea's economy, many experts are skeptical that Chinese officials and companies are fully complying with the sanctions. (more...)
North Korea may struggle to shoot United States bombers out of the sky North Korea may struggle to shoot United States bombers out of the sky
- September 27, 2017

NORTH KOREA's foreign minister has said US President Donald Trump had declared war on his country and warned Pyongyang could shoot down American bombers, even those not within its airspace. "It's very likely that North Korea will conduct further provocations", Kang said. "When we go down this road, our escalation could lead to accidental shootouts, and it may not be so accidental". (more...)
Top US General: No Change in North Korea Military Posture Top US General: No Change in North Korea Military Posture
- September 27, 2017

Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford's remarks come amid escalating rhetoric between President Donald Trump and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un , who has called his United States counterpart " deranged ". Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said that until the studies are complete no one now serving would be kicked out based on gender identity. Asked to expand on his answer during testimony, Dunford said the deal was specifically created to address only Iran's nuclear program ... (more...)
IHC adjourns Imran's plea challenging ECP powers IHC adjourns Imran's plea challenging ECP powers
- September 27, 2017

The ECP had said that the decision will be announced after reviewing the reply of the PTI chairman on September 27. Petitioner Akbar S Baber's counsel submitted that he expect the Commission to announce its verdict today on the matter. Awan assured the court that the PTI chairman would reply to the ECP's show-cause notice with regards to contempt proceedings against him. Following this, Imran's lawyer Saqlain Haider had submitted an unconditional apology. (more...)
UN Secretary General Guterres to Brief the Security Council on Myanmar UN Secretary General Guterres to Brief the Security Council on Myanmar
- September 27, 2017

The rebel Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) claimed responsibility for the deadly Aug 25 attacks on several police posts in Rakhine, touching off the most recent wave of violence and surge of refugees. The government has said most of the hundreds of people who were killed were insurgents. "We are calling on the world community to take a stand against this crime against humanity ", said Prof Akhtaruzzaman. (more...)
Seven arrested at Egyptian concert after raising rainbow flag Seven arrested at Egyptian concert after raising rainbow flag
- September 27, 2017

Egyptian law does not criminalize homosexuality, but in a country where sexual violence is rife it is frequently railed against by the Muslim majority and Coptic Christian minority. it is depraved art". The Egyptian feminist and writer Mona Eltahawy condemned the actions of both the authorities and the musicians syndicate. Mashrou' Laila's lead singer, Hamed Sinno , is openly gay. (more...)
US Treasury sanctions banks, representatives linked to DPRK US Treasury sanctions banks, representatives linked to DPRK
- September 27, 2017

The ban will have a limited impact on North Korea due to its relatively insignificant bilateral trade with Taiwan, reports Efe news. US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions on nine North Korean banks and 26 individuals over alleged links to the DPRK regime, according to US Treasury's website, APA reports quoting BBC. (more...)
Global Positioning System will be More Accurate in Some Smartphones Next Year Global Positioning System will be More Accurate in Some Smartphones Next Year
- September 27, 2017

Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in phones will be more precise in coming years, as per the IEEE Spectrum , Broadcom is chipping away at a mass-advertise GPS chip which can decide a gadget's exactness inside 30 centimeters to one foot. Tired smartphone owners who find themselves choosing between location services and battery life will be cheered by Broadcom's claim that the chip consumers 50 per cent less power than the company's previous generation GNSS receiver. (more...)
Interpol votes to admit Palestine as full member Interpol votes to admit Palestine as full member
- September 27, 2017

UNESCO also approved Palestinian membership, prompting the US and Israel to suspend funding out of protest. A previous attempt to join Interpol was thwarted during the previous general assembly in Indonesia, when the body chose to postpone any vote on accepting new members. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to let women drive at last Saudi Arabia to let women drive at last
- September 27, 2017

In May, the King of Saudi Arabia instructed organizations to offer means of commute to their female workers. Not everyone is likely to be pleased by the lifting of the driving ban. The country's U.S. ambassador has described the move as "the right decision at the right time". The shift comes several months after the Saudi king named a new crown prince , Mohammed bin Salman. (more...)
Hrithik, Tiger to star in Yash Raj production' next Hrithik, Tiger to star in Yash Raj production' next
- September 27, 2017

And now when the two are coming together for a Yash Raj film, it's definitely going to get too hot to handle. Tiger has often referred to Hrithik as his biggest inspiration, with the latter making him the face of HRX, Hrithik's clothing line. (more...)

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