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Modi to meet Palestine president Mahmoud Abbas today Modi to meet Palestine president Mahmoud Abbas today
- February 11, 2018

India and Israel have drawn closer in recent years, however, partly because of common concerns about Islamic terrorism. As per the agreement, both the sides will work to integrate their labour related e-platforms for ending the existing malpractices, combat trafficking and organise collaborative programmes for education and awareness of contractual workers. (more...)
More Russians appeal to CAS for Olympic start in PyeongChang More Russians appeal to CAS for Olympic start in PyeongChang
- February 11, 2018

It will reconvene on Thursday, less than 24 hours before the opening ceremony. CAS said it "lacked jurisdiction" to hear the cases. They include Pavel Kulizhinikov, a former world champion in short-track speed skating who was banned from 2012 through 2014 after testing positive for the banned substance methylhexanamine. (more...)
Iranian-Canadian dies in custody in Tehran after crackdown Iranian-Canadian dies in custody in Tehran after crackdown
- February 11, 2018

Seyed-Emami, a US -trained scholar, had been managing director of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation , which seeks to protect Iran's rare animals. On his Instagram account, Raam Emami wrote that authorities said his father had committed suicide. The death is among a number recently reported involving recently detained activists. (more...)
Koreas share historic handshake at Olympic opening ceremony Koreas share historic handshake at Olympic opening ceremony
- February 11, 2018

Images from the lunch meeting at the Blue House, which was broadcast live on South Korean TV, showed Moon sat in front of Kim Yo Jong , rather than Kim Yong Nam, technically the more senior official present in the meeting and head of the North Korean delegation. (more...)
Pence, Moon speak after Moon invited to visit North Korea Pence, Moon speak after Moon invited to visit North Korea
- February 11, 2018

And Kim's sister, Kim Yo-jong, made history by becoming the first member of the North's ruling family to visit the South since the Korean War in the mid-20th century. South Korea wants a northern neighbor without nukes; North Korea vows to keep its weapons until the United States discards its "hostile" policies against the country. (more...)
Pakistan seeks United States funds for fence on Afghan border Pakistan seeks United States funds for fence on Afghan border
- February 11, 2018

On Jan 17, two suspected militants were killed and another was injured when USA drones fired missiles at some locations on both sides of the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency's Badshah Kot area. The apparent target of the strike was Haqqani network's local commander, Qudrat Ullah, but it was unclear if he was among those killed when the drone's missiles struck the compound, two officials said. (more...)
Lawmakers Press to Reopen Government, Pass Huge Budget Deal
- February 11, 2018

But hurdles remain to avert the second shutdown in a month. Rand Paul of Kentucky went rogue and stalled a vote in protest over his party's willingness to bust the budget. He did not specifically mention legislation that Democrats have been urging to protect the Dreamers. It was unclear whether the Senate and House of Representatives would be able to pass a funding bill by midnight, when existing federal funds expire. (more...)
Trump signs budget deal Trump signs budget deal
- February 11, 2018

Voting was delayed Thursday by Sen. Rand Paul, refused to allow a speedy vote. He says non-military spending "will never come down" without electing more Republicans in the 2018 elections. The deal reached this week was meant to draw support from all sides. Exact spending would be left to the appropriations committees, but included in the funding is $10 billion to invest in infrastructure, $2.9 billion for child care and $3 billion to combat opioid and substance abuse. (more...)
5-Year-Old Boy Dies After Falling Into River In Co. Antrim 5-Year-Old Boy Dies After Falling Into River In Co. Antrim
- February 11, 2018

A spokesman for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said: "The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service was alerted to an incident today 13:04 following reports that a 5-year-old boy had fallen into the River Braid in Ballymena ". He said all services tried their best to find the boy in time: "A police helicopter continuously relayed the child's position to the rescue teams as they frantically leapfrogged each other in attempts to keep up and complete a rescue". (more...)
Korea ensemble performs in S. Korea capital to celebrate Olympics Korea ensemble performs in S. Korea capital to celebrate Olympics
- February 11, 2018

Pence, who will lead the US delegation to the games' opening ceremonies today, met Thursday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to press for a more clear-eyed approach toward the nuclear-armed neighbor to the north. But North Korea's awful record on human rights and the growing threat from its nuclear weapons program appeared out of mind. Kim Jong Un dispatched his 30-year-old sister, Kim Yo Jong, as part of the delegation. (more...)
Israel blasts Iranian targets in Syria after fighter jet shot down Israel blasts Iranian targets in Syria after fighter jet shot down
- February 11, 2018

One of the airmen was severely injured, while the second was lightly wounded. Israel responded with a "large scale attack " on 12 bases in Syria . In an attempt to contain Iran and its proxies, Israel has regularly carried out airstrikes inside Syria, though it has in the past refrained from acknowledging its responsibility for specific bombings. (more...)
Auburn holds out top scorer Brown, still beats Georgia Auburn holds out top scorer Brown, still beats Georgia
- February 11, 2018

The Bulldogs are also 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games and are 7-3 against the number in their last 10 home games versus an opponent with a road winning percentage of greater than.600. "(The officials) didn't get in the way". In his last outing on January 30, Harris had seven points and five rebounds in 23 minutes off the bench to help Georgia to an upset win over No. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi meets UAE counterpart, discusses bilateral ties PM Narendra Modi meets UAE counterpart, discusses bilateral ties
- February 11, 2018

New Delhi has since pursued efforts to "de-hyphenate" its relations with Israel and the Palestinians. "People of Palestine have shown exemplary courage in challenging and tough times when there was an unstable environment". This is his second visit to UAE after 2015, however, each time he visits the land, he is warmly welcomed and shared that he feels no less than being at home. (more...)
Jim McElwain Strong Candidate to Join Michigan as Receivers Coach Jim McElwain Strong Candidate to Join Michigan as Receivers Coach
- February 11, 2018

Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports reports that Toledo OC Brian Wright has removed himself as a candidate to be the new WR coach at MI. One of the candidates for the job, Toledo offensive coordinator Brian Wright pulled out of consideration, according to a source . (more...)
Heading home, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North Korea Heading home, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North Korea
- February 11, 2018

After months of silence on whether it would even take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, which had their opening ceremony Friday, the Games have driven a rapprochement on the peninsula, while the North's athletes, performers, and delegates have dominated the headlines. (more...)
119 cases settled at National Lok Adalat 119 cases settled at National Lok Adalat
- February 11, 2018

OSLSA officials said a total compensation, including motor accident claims, insurance and so on of Rs 43 crore was awarded. Eight Lok Adalat sitting benches were constituted in eight Districts held within the premises of the District Court Buildings. (more...)
Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say
- February 11, 2018

SEOUL-North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang "at an early date", the presidential Blue House in Seoul said on Saturday, potentially setting up the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years. (more...)
Turkish troops killed in deadliest day of Kurdish offensive Turkish troops killed in deadliest day of Kurdish offensive
- February 11, 2018

This is published unedited from the PTI feed . YPG sources separately confirmed the downing of the helicopter. In a statement, the military said the Turkish Armed Forces had destroyed 19 YPG targets and "neutralized" 86 more militants during operations since February 10. (more...)
Iran Presented New Missiles During Islamic Revolution Celebrations Iran Presented New Missiles During Islamic Revolution Celebrations
- February 11, 2018

Iranian people also held mass rallies to express their faith in the Islamic establishment and condemn the chaos as efforts were underway by security officials to end the riots. They have since expanded to cities and towns in nearly every province. The demonstration comes just weeks after anti-government protests rocked cities across the country. (more...)
Olympics: Moguls skier Laffont wins France's 1st gold in Pyeongchang Olympics: Moguls skier Laffont wins France's 1st gold in Pyeongchang
- February 11, 2018

Justine Dufour-Lapointe celebrates her silver medal in women's moguls at the Pyeongchang Olympics on February 11. Kazakh skier Yulia Galysheva took the bronze. Naude trails only Jaelin Kauf in the current World Cup standings and has three podiums this season already, but she's still waiting for her first win. (more...)

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