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European Union governments complicit in Libya migrant abuse, Amnesty says European Union governments complicit in Libya migrant abuse, Amnesty says
- December 12, 2017

The Amnesty 66-page report - "Libya's dark web of collusion" - also shows how European governments are actively supporting a system of abuse of refugees and migrants by the Libyan Coast Guard, the detention authorities in Libyan and smugglers operating in the country. (more...)
Nepal elections: Left in lead, Oli prone to be new Prime Minister Nepal elections: Left in lead, Oli prone to be new Prime Minister
- December 12, 2017

The UML has two other senior leaders, Madhav Kumar Nepal and Jhala Nath Khanal, both former prime ministers, who are also likely to stake claim to party chairmanship. Article 76 (1) of the constitution stipulates that the president shall appoint the leader of a parliamentary party that commands majority in the House of Representatives as the prime minister, and the Council of Ministers shall be constituted under his or her chairpersonship. (more...)
Winter storm warning issued for Tuesday Winter storm warning issued for Tuesday
- December 12, 2017

The higher amounts of snow will be most likely across northwest Pennsylvania. Other parts of the region are under a winter weather advisory, with 3 to 6 inches expected. The coast has been left out of the advisories as the snow will changeover to rain during the morning hours. The National Weather Service early Monday afternoon issued a winter weather advisory that affects all of southeast MI including Farmington and Farmington Hills. (more...)
NY attack: Trump says urgent need to fix 'lax' immigration NY attack: Trump says urgent need to fix 'lax' immigration
- December 12, 2017

After Monday morning's subway explosion, which seriously injured Ullah but no one else, Trump issued a statement saying, "America must fix its lax immigration system, which allows far too many risky, inadequately vetted people to access our country". (more...)
Activist Mesta's autopsy report contrary to allegations, says IGP Activist Mesta's autopsy report contrary to allegations, says IGP
- December 12, 2017

They demanded a "proper investigation" into his death. Over 500 police personnel from neighbouring Haveri, Shivamogga and Davangere districts were deployed in Sirsi. Stating that the BJP's intention was to disturb law and order, Reddy asserted, "We won't let that happen". The saffron party leaders alleged that the members of these outfits were involved in attacks against pro-Hindutva activists. (more...)
CBSE likely to upload UGC NET Answer key today CBSE likely to upload UGC NET Answer key today
- December 12, 2017

The CBSE UGC NET exam is conducted for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship and eligibility for Assistant Professor both in Indian Universities and Colleges. (more...)
Jisha murder case: Ameerul Islam convicted; Verdict tomorrow Jisha murder case: Ameerul Islam convicted; Verdict tomorrow
- December 12, 2017

The quantum of punishment will be announced on Wednesday. The 27-year-old woman was found murdered in her house near here on April 28, 2016. The accused, however, was not found guilty under 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence) and various sections under SC/ST (prevention of atrocities) amendment Act 2015. (more...)
Tamil Nadu honour killing: Six sentenced to death for killing Shankar Tamil Nadu honour killing: Six sentenced to death for killing Shankar
- December 12, 2017

One of those sentenced to death is Chinnasamy - the father of S Kausalya whose husband Shankar was hacked to death in Tirupur in 2016. Shankar and his wife, Kausalya, were brutally attacked by three persons in full public view near a bus stand in Udumalpet on March 13, 2016, allegedly at the behest of her father, a caste Hindu who was opposed to the inter-caste marriage. (more...)
China Planning Refugee Camps in Event NKorea Falls China Planning Refugee Camps in Event NKorea Falls
- December 12, 2017

An official welcoming ceremony will be held at the Great Hall of the People, which will be followed by an expanded summit and then a small-scale bilateral summit, where the two heads of state will share their thoughts on regional and worldwide issues, including the North Korea nuclear issue as well as economic cooperation between Seoul and Bejing. (more...)
Iran natural disaster latest: Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes Kerman province Iran natural disaster latest: Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes Kerman province
- December 12, 2017

In November, a 7.2 magnitude quake hit western Iran , killing more than 600 people. A 6.2-magnitude natural disaster struck Iran's southeastern province of Kerman on Tuesday, the Iranian seismological center reported, though media said there were no immediate reports of damage. (more...)
Matt Barnes retires following 15-year National Basketball Association career Matt Barnes retires following 15-year National Basketball Association career
- December 12, 2017

Matt Barnes announced his retirement from the NBA Monday in an Instagram post. Barnes didn't plan on retiring at the end of last season, saying in May, "I feel like I've got another year or two left in the tank", per Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle . (more...)
Kirsten Gillibrand calls on Donald Trump to resign over alleged sex misconduct Kirsten Gillibrand calls on Donald Trump to resign over alleged sex misconduct
- December 12, 2017

As the White House pushes back on sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump , Sen. These allegations are credible, they are numerous. Accusations of sexual misconduct by Trump first surfaced when he was running for president. Gillibrand is one of four Democratic senators who have called for Trump's resignation over the allegations. (more...)
Hizballah: 'Israel will be destroyed after Trump's Jerusalem move' Hizballah: 'Israel will be destroyed after Trump's Jerusalem move'
- December 12, 2017

Addressing the massive gathering, Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said that the recent decision by Trump to formally recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of Israel had made the United States and the White House isolated in the world. (more...)
Deputy's K9 found dead in North Port Deputy's K9 found dead in North Port
- December 12, 2017

Then this morning a woman walking her dog along Cranberry Boulevard spotted his body at the edge of the woods. Edo, a Charlotte County Sheriff's Office K9 officer, was found dead, the sheriff's office said in a Facebook post. "It listens to its handler and its natural instinct is to protect the handler". Edo, who was trained in both patrol and drug detection had been Davoli's constant companion for two years. (more...)
Affordable Care Act signups go quickly in WNC ahead of Friday deadline Affordable Care Act signups go quickly in WNC ahead of Friday deadline
- December 12, 2017

People who have had a plan previously, but don't sign up before the end of the week may be automatically enrolled into a plan. Those who fail to sign up on time could face a penalty and have to wait until next year to obtain coverage. on Saturday morning to enroll. The administration cut the budget for outreach and advertising by 90 percent and slashed funding to the navigator program, in which someone walks potential buyers through the process, by 60 percent. (more...)
UK Official Travels to Iran, Seeks British-Iranian Citizen's Release UK Official Travels to Iran, Seeks British-Iranian Citizen's Release
- December 12, 2017

After almost an hour of talks with the Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, yesterday, a spokesman for Boris Johnson said they "both spoke forthrightly" and "agreed on the need to make progress in all areas". Mr Johnson said: "I must just remind (Mr Thomas-Symonds) that the Iranian government does not recognise the dual-national system that we have and therefore do not give consular access, and as for other members of the Zaghari family I think it would be better if I said that I think their ... (more...)
Australian Senator Sam Dastyari resigns over links to China Australian Senator Sam Dastyari resigns over links to China
- December 12, 2017

The government has portrayed the scandal as a failure of Mr Shorten's leadership. Fairfax said there was no suggestion Senator Dastyari's approach to Ms Plibersek was connected to the approach by the Chinese ambassador. Shorten said it would be up to the New South Wales Labor Party to pick a successor to fill the seat. In parliament , he has been active on issues of banking and misconduct in that industry. (more...)
Melbourne to test terrorism alarm system Melbourne to test terrorism alarm system
- December 12, 2017

The risk will likely escalate as people return across the borders. Key national and worldwide counter-terrorism experts will meet in Melbourne from Monday, as authorities warn Australia is entering peak terrorism season. CCTV and bollards were also being installed. Police will use the speakers - to be deployed in more than 90 locations - to direct the public in an emergency. (more...)
Michael Gove: Public can use election to change Brexit deal Michael Gove: Public can use election to change Brexit deal
- December 12, 2017

The UK struck a deal with Brussels on Friday after overcoming the thorny issue of the Irish border. "The Irish government's guiding light in the negotiations has been to ensure that the provisions of the Good Friday Agreement with regard to the constitutional status of Northern Ireland and the principle of consent". (more...)
Diego Maradona helps unveil a giant statue of himself Diego Maradona helps unveil a giant statue of himself
- December 12, 2017

His second public appearance has been a long-time coming having originally been scheduled for September, meaning the statue had to stay behind its blue and white curtain for months before the man himself could unveil it at a ceremony on Monday. (more...)

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