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Olympic Sprinter's sentenced doubled by 15 years Olympic Sprinter's sentenced doubled by 15 years
- November 26, 2017

The court Friday upheld an appeal by prosecutors, who challenged Pistorius' original six-year jail sentence saying it was too lenient for his conviction of murder in the shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013. Judge Willie Seriti, reading out the court's decision, said: "The sentence imposed ... in respect of murder is set aside and substituted with the following: the respondent is sentenced to imprisonment for a period of 13 years and five months". (more...)
British tourist among the wounded as Tenerife nightclub floor collapses injuring 22 British tourist among the wounded as Tenerife nightclub floor collapses injuring 22
- November 26, 2017

Firefighters evacuated the nightclub near Adeje, in the south west of the island, and found 43sqft of the floor had collapsed into a 10ft drop below. A video posted to facebook by Bomberos Tenerife shows the aftermath of the destruction in the club. (more...)
Putin-Erdogan-Rouhani Talks on Syria 'Just the Beginning' - Turkish Party Putin-Erdogan-Rouhani Talks on Syria 'Just the Beginning' - Turkish Party
- November 26, 2017

The meeting of the three leaders was organised to discuss the settlement of the situation in Syria . The Russian Army plans to reduce its presence in Syria by the end of this year because its targets on the ground will soon be achieved, the head of the Army Chief of Staff told journalists yesterday, the France press reported . (more...)
PEMRA stops TV channels from live coverage of Faizabad operation PEMRA stops TV channels from live coverage of Faizabad operation
- November 26, 2017

The APNS also stated that any step to curb freedom of press has proven to be counter productive in any democratic dispensation. Hours after police and paramilitary forces launched a crackdown on protesters on Saturday, the Pemra shut down transmission of all private news channels, accusing them of violating media regulations by airing live coverage of the operation. (more...)
North Korea defector fears return North Korea defector fears return
- November 26, 2017

Footage that emerged Wednesday showed his former comrades opening fire at him as he raced on foot over the painted line that divides the two countries. He said: "This North Korean guy is not going anywhere". Oh is now drinking only water, but is recovering well, the doctor said, adding he expects his patient to leave intensive care this weekend. (more...)
Iran warns it will increase missile range if Europe becomes threat Iran warns it will increase missile range if Europe becomes threat
- November 26, 2017

Head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, said in October that the country's 2,000km (1,240 mile) missile range covered most of American interest and forces. Jafari said the ballistic missile range was based on the limits set by the country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who is the head of armed forces. (more...)
Israeli Minister resigns over railway Sabbath desecration Israeli Minister resigns over railway Sabbath desecration
- November 26, 2017

He said the observance of the Sabbath through Jewish history has always been a "supreme value". At the start of Israel's weekly Cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said he regrets Litzman's resignation, adding he hopes to find a solution that will bring Litzman back. (more...)
Five killed as stolen vehicle crashes into tree in Leeds Five killed as stolen vehicle crashes into tree in Leeds
- November 26, 2017

Police have arrested two 15-year-old boys over the crash, which occured on Stonegate Road in Meanwood at 9.54pm on Saturday. West Yorkshire Police said two 15-year-olds are in custody. Five people, including three boys, have died after a stolen vehicle hit a tree in West Yorkshire. Stonegate Road, where the crash happened, remains closed while the major collision enquiry team investigates the cause, police added. (more...)
Nation 'indebted' to Ambedkar, says PM Modi on Constitution Day Nation 'indebted' to Ambedkar, says PM Modi on Constitution Day
- November 26, 2017

In the 38th edition of " Mann Ki Baat ", the prime minister said that terrorism has challenged humanity. On the ninth anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday remembered its victims and said terrorism has become a threat to humanity and global burden. (more...)
Zimbabwe Court Rules Military Takeover Legal Zimbabwe Court Rules Military Takeover Legal
- November 26, 2017

Even so, perceptions that the abrupt political transition was constitutionally sound are important to Zimbabwe's new leadership, which must prepare for 2018 elections and seeks to attract foreign investment. Mugabe, who had led Zimbabwe from independence in 1980, stepped down on Tuesday after the army seized power and the ruling party turned against him. He was not assaulted and saw a doctor after requesting pills, but suffered lacerations during the forced exit from his home, falling several ... (more...)
CAT begins today, footwear will not be allowed in exam hall CAT begins today, footwear will not be allowed in exam hall
- November 26, 2017

MBA in India's top-notch management organization. "The test, which will be held in two sessions of 180 minutes each, will have three sections". Last year, candidates were asked to wear open footwear; however this year candidates shall have to leave their shoes outside the hall. (more...)
President Trump Slams CNN Again, CNN Tells Him to Do His Job President Trump Slams CNN Again, CNN Tells Him to Do His Job
- November 26, 2017

The network responded to the president in a tweet pointing out that it is, in fact, Trump's job to represent the US overseas - not CNN's . Just days earlier, Trump's Justice Department filed a contentious lawsuit to block AT&T's purchase of CNN's parent company, Time Warner. (more...)
33 migrants die in Libya boat capsize 33 migrants die in Libya boat capsize
- November 26, 2017

Another 140 people were rescued from the second vessel. About 250 people were rescued by the Libyan coastguard on Thursday. Mild weather conditions and calm seas have led to a rise in the number of migrants leaving Libya for Europe in recent days. (more...)
One Nation Had Its Butt Pretty Firmly Kicked In The Queensland Election One Nation Had Its Butt Pretty Firmly Kicked In The Queensland Election
- November 26, 2017

Soon after, Steve Dickson , the leader of the party in Queensland and its only sitting MP, lost his seat of Buderim . In the lead up to today voter confusion around the One Nation party and the role Pauline Hanson is playing in the election has been clear. (more...)
Kenney: Trump is compassionless 'bully,' 'punk' for removing Haitians' protected status Kenney: Trump is compassionless 'bully,' 'punk' for removing Haitians' protected status
- November 26, 2017

During a speech at Philadelphia's City Hall, Kenney called out the White House for having "no compassion whatsoever" with its decision to remove the "temporary protected status" designation for Haiti by July 2019. "There is no compassion whatsoever in the White House". On Monday, almost 60,000 Haitians were notified they must leave the U.S.by July 2019. "Sent us all back home to starve?" Kenney asked at City Hall. (more...)
Naked, drunk man wrecks vehicle while having sex, infant in backseat unharmed Naked, drunk man wrecks vehicle while having sex, infant in backseat unharmed
- November 25, 2017

Wednesday on Mountain Highway East near La Grande. The woman's 3-month-old child in the backseat was not injured. Witnesses told state troopers who responded to the crash that both the woman and Tonkin exited the vehicle while naked. The man arrested for having sex while driving with a baby in the backseat in Washington this week had a long history with the law, CBS News reported. (more...)
Taoiseach says possible snap election should be before Christmas Taoiseach says possible snap election should be before Christmas
- November 25, 2017

The two rival parties have separately threatened no confidence votes against her in the Dail parliament, but her fellow Fine Gael ministers have rallied to her defence. The imminent political crisis started when Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar expressed his support for Frances Fitzgerald and his party passed a motion to support his deputy at an emergency party meeting. (more...)
Bali's Mt Agung erupts again, island 'still safe' Bali's Mt Agung erupts again, island 'still safe'
- November 25, 2017

A spokesman for Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency said the ash cloud was not affecting Denpasar's flight paths and stated that it was still safe to fly in and out of the airport. However, Batik Air, Garuda, and Indonesia AirAsia are still operating. The latest eruption had produced a bigger ash cloud than an initial eruption on Tuesday, it said. (more...)
Putin promulgated the law on the media Putin promulgated the law on the media "foreign agents"
- November 25, 2017

The DOJ had set a November 13 deadline for RT to register as a foreign agent after a January intelligence report said the outlet spearheaded "strategic messaging for [the] Russian government", fueling political conflicts in the US during the 2016 campaign. (more...)
Bargain hunters get a jump on Black Friday Bargain hunters get a jump on Black Friday
- November 25, 2017

Thanksgiving night allowing people to line up in front of their favorite stores as opposed to waiting outside. The store opened up its doors two hours earlier than usual and there was no shortage of people purchasing brand new televisions. After a midnight rush, there was a steady stream of shoppers early Friday morning. Peter Ebidero heard about the deals and bought one TV for himself and purchased another one for a friend. (more...)

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