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Author: 0 Stepping up security: Heavy artillery moved towards Pak-Afghan border

After a string of terror attacks in the country, Pakistan Army has moved heavy artillery towards the Afghan border in Chaman and Torkham districts, the Express Tribune reported, citing security officials. Abdullah did not name any country but Kabul has long alleged that the Taliban and its allies waging years of insurgency against the Afghan government are using Pakistani sanctuaries for regrouping and plotting attacks on the Afghan side.

Global Media Man arrested after driving stolen gas lorry into Barcelona traffic
Author: 0 Man arrested after driving stolen gas lorry into Barcelona traffic

A man who drove a stolen lorry packed with butane gas canisters into oncoming traffic on a major road in Barcelona , ramming into cars along the way, has been stopped by police gunfire. Barcelona's city hall said the small white truck - which had dozens of orange gas bottles stacked on the back in plain view - had been stolen. Lavanguardia says an officer shot at the vehicle's rear window, causing it to stop.

Author: 0 Eurozone growth seen running at near 6-year high

The pickup seems set to continue over coming months, as new orders flowed in at the fastest pace in six years, while businesses hired additional workers at a rate not seen since before the financial crisis, in August 2007. "Overall, solid activity in manufacturing remains the key driver of rising private sector growth", he added. As is often the case, the month's strong data was driven by positive February's for both Germany and France , the eurozone's two biggest economies.

Global Media Migrant Bodies Wash Ashore in Libya as Smugglers' Tactics Get 'More Disastrous'
Author: 0 Migrant Bodies Wash Ashore in Libya as Smugglers' Tactics Get 'More Disastrous'

The Red Crescent posted photographs on its Twitter account showing dozens of body bags along the shore. Libyan coast guard spokesman Ayoub Gassim said more than 500 migrants were rescued at sea on Friday and Saturday. There were 228 recorded deaths in January, by far the biggest monthly toll in recent years. "We have to be ready to face the same number", he said.

Global Media How long will the warm weather last?
Author: 0 How long will the warm weather last?

Monday - Sunny, with a high near 43. Thursday night , a chance of rain and thunderstorms, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 1 a.m. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 miles per hour in the evening. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Sunday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Decreased chance of showers expected on Thursday and Friday with some dry conditions with a spot of sunshine on Saturday .

Global Media Champions League PREVIEW | Manchester City vs AS Monaco
Author: 0 Champions League PREVIEW | Manchester City vs AS Monaco

Pep Guardiola's side welcome the free scoring Les Monégasques to the Etihad on Tuesday in the first-leg of their last 16 Champions League clash. He said: "All of Europe will watch us, to analyse us, to kill us if we don't win or say how good we are if we do win".

Global Media Vitaly Churkin, Russian Ambassador To UN, Is Dead At 64
Author: 0 Vitaly Churkin, Russian Ambassador To UN, Is Dead At 64

Former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power , who frequently clashed with Churkin, most recently over the Russian bombing of Aleppo, nonetheless called him "a diplomatic maestro and deeply caring man". Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova paid tribute, writing on Facebook: "A great diplomat". "Despite the fact that we served together a short period of time, I highly appreciated the chance to work with him, and it will be hard for me to not have his understanding of ...

Global Media Prominent ANC MP redeployed in Parliament
Author: 0 Prominent ANC MP redeployed in Parliament

But the ANC says Molefe has been a member in good standing in Hartbeespoort since 2011. Molefe will be sworn in on Wednesday. Let us never forget that Brian Molefe went onto national television in an attempt to deceive the nation, claiming that he visited a non-existent shebeen in Saxonwold, when in fact he was so cosy with the Saxonwold Guptas that he was nearly part of the family.

Global Media Missing Melbourne mother Karen Ristevski confirmed dead
Author: 0 Missing Melbourne mother Karen Ristevski confirmed dead

The bushland, about 65km north of Melbourne, has been locked down as homicide detectives establish a crime scene and commence investigations. The body of a missing Melbourne woman, Karen Ristevski, has been found in rugged bushland nearly eight months after she vanished.

Global Media Japanese pool player gives weirdest interview ever
Author: 0 Japanese pool player gives weirdest interview ever

A Japanese pool player recently brought the house down with his entertaining post-match interviews in English, despite not being able to speak the language fluently. So with Oi in quarter-final action on Sunday, would we get more of the same in the interview stakes? But it quickly became apparent that this was not going to be an ordinary interview.

Global Media Heterosexual couple lose legal battle over British civil partnership law
Author: 0 Heterosexual couple lose legal battle over British civil partnership law

They believe a civil partnership is a more equal arrangement which is not burdened with the "sexist history" of marriage. The aim was to see how extending marriage to same-sex couples impacted on civil partnerships before making a final decision which, if reversed in a few years' time, would be disruptive, unnecessary and extremely expensive.

Global Media Amid bitter rivalry, infighting, BMC goes to elections today
Author: 0 Amid bitter rivalry, infighting, BMC goes to elections today

The BJP has not been too mindful of the Shiv Sena at the Centre, with no Sena MP finding a place in the Union Cabinet since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014. 21 at Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, causing activists from the Raj Thackeray - led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena to stop the voting process. Prominent residents of Mumbai from Bollywood, Politicians and Businessman turned out to cast their votes with their families.

Author: 0 Malaysia recalls ambassador over death of Kim Jong-un's brother

Prime Minister Najib Razak said: "We have no reason why we want to do something to paint North Korea in a bad light, but we will be objective". Officials in South Korea believe the attack was carried out by North Korean agents. The clip, released by Fuji TV, was reportedly filmed on CCTV cameras at the departure lounge in Kuala Lumpa International Airport last Monday. The secretive state's stooges spent hours in a stand-off with Malaysian officials yesterday trying to block the tests on ...

Author: 0 Elor Azaria Sentenced to 18-Month Jail Term

With the 50th anniversary of Israel's wartime capture of the West Bank approaching, the trial has generated debate about whether the military, long seen as a melting pot for Israelis, was out of touch with a public that has shifted to the right in its attitudes towards the Palestinians.

Author: 0 Turkish Ambassador to Iran summoned by foreign ministry

In Iraq , commanders of the predominantly Shi'ite Popular Mobilisation Units, many of whom are trained and funded by Iran, have been highly critical of Turkey's military presence there. Cavusoglu urged Tehran to "revise its regional policies and take constructive steps, rather than criticising countries that voice criticism of Iran".

Author: 0 French waitress drags huge lizard out of Australian restaurant

Diners look on in surprise as the goanna is swiftly dealt with by Lila. The video was uploaded by the winery, Mimosa Wines , and has gained over 264,533 views. These sharp-toothed lizards have been known to eat animals as large as a cow or a camel. "I recently told her a story about a goanna trapped in our shower and how I picked it up by the tail and carried it outside", he said.

Global Media Italy's Democrats scramble to keep party together
Author: 0 Italy's Democrats scramble to keep party together

And now Renzi is up against party dissidents such as Michele Emiliano who is also a possible contender for the leadership of the party. Leaders of Italy's ruling Democratic Party are scrambling to keep the party together, with former Premier Romano Prodi warning that a threatened schism would be political "suicide" if Italy wants to stem the advances of populist forces in upcoming elections.

Global Media Nigeria warns South Africa over attacks on citizens
Author: 0 Nigeria warns South Africa over attacks on citizens

A fresh attack was allegedly launched by South Africans on Nigerians living in Pretoria West, South Africa in the early hours of Saturday, February 18. The presidency said there was a need for the continental body to "intervene urgently", claiming that in the past two years "about 116" Nigerians had been killed, including 20 in 2016.

Author: 0 Malaysia summons N. Korea envoy as Kim killing row deepens

North Korean officials have tried to prevent Malaysia from doing an autopsy . Malaysian police have arrested four people carrying identity documents from North Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Citing a source who earlier served in the General Reconnaissance Bureau, Pyongyang's top spy agency, the lawmaker said two of the four suspects who fled Malaysia after the incident were killers who would have sacrificed themselves if the need arose for the mission.

Author: 0 Iraqi forces reach southern outskirts of Mosul

On Sunday, Iraqi fighters began a new offensive to try to regain control of western Mosul. Iraqi military operations to retake Western Mosul from ISIS started late Friday, with the US-led coalition forces striking an ISIS command and control headquarters in Western Mosul.

Global Media Pakistan Army authorised to chase terrorists in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Pakistan Army authorised to chase terrorists in Afghanistan

Image Attribute: The Friendship Gate in the city of Wes/Chaman is the local border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan. This comes as the Afghan government handed over a comprehensive list consisting of 32 sanctuaries being used by the Haqqani terrorist network and the Taliban group in Pakistan.

Global Media Indian teen wakes up on way to own funeral
Author: 0 Indian teen wakes up on way to own funeral

According to the News Minute , Marewad, a resident of Managundi village in Karnataka's Dharwad district, was bitten by a stray dog a month ago and was down with high fever last week. Following the doctor's statements, his parents then made a decision to take him home. They prepared for the funeral and took him to be cremated, but Kumar opened his eyes and started moving his hands and legs during his funeral.

Author: 0 UK Sport rejects Tokyo 2020 funding appeals from seven sports

The sizeable cut comes despite the sport hitting its medal target thanks to a bronze medal in the men's doubles. "We have players who are on track to win medals for the nation at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and our belief in those players remains as great as it's ever been".

Author: 0 1 killed, several injured in multiple blasts outside court in Charsadda

Charsadda police have confirmed deaths and said injured people shifted to the district hospital. After the blast heavy contingents of police rushed to the site. The forces have managed to cordon the region, as per the latest reports. Ambulances and a bomb disposal unit were also on the scene to deal with the sensitive situation.

Global Media Milo Yiannopoulos Out At CPAC
Author: 0 Milo Yiannopoulos Out At CPAC

Milo Yiannopoulos denied defending pedophilia after a video surfaced showing him discussing sexual relationships between younger boys and older men . Yiannopoulos was banned from Twitter after controversial attacks on Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones - and has been defended by Donald Trump. "This will not defeat me".

Author: 0 Biggest storm in six years moves into southern California

And it was blamed for a sinkhole in the Studio City area of Los Angeles that swallowed two cars, and for a collapse of pavement on I-15 in the Cajon Pass that threw down a giant fire truck as if it were a child's toy. An nearly continuous onshore flow is expected to bring storms to California and portions of the Pacific Northwest in a very active, wet pattern over the next couple of days, according to the National Weather Service.

Author: 0 Stalin urges TN Governor to declare trust vote invalid

Edappadi Palaniswami who won the Trust Vote in the Tamil Nadu by hook or crook is now keen on winning the support of the people who are not happy with his elevation. On the day of the confidence vote, the DMK asked the speaker to conduct the process via a secret ballot, arguing this would reveal deep divisions in the ruling party.

Author: 0 Omri Casspi to be traded to New Orleans Pelicans

Cousins, despite being pegged as a player with character and chemistry issues, is someone many believe can coexist with Anthony Davis in New Orleans. He's been averaging 8.6 ppg in just 20 minutes a contest in New Orleans. "The day before I was supposed to meet with Doc Rivers, they made a decision to go in another direction with Wesley Johnson ".

Global Media Trump's Russian Federation scandal takes an unexpected turn
Author: 0 Trump's Russian Federation scandal takes an unexpected turn

Peskov called Putin's decree a "humanitarian" gesture to help struggling rebel regions that have faced a transportation blockade imposed by Ukrainian nationalists. The New York Times reported Sunday that a week before Flynn's ouster, "a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russian Federation".

Global Media Pakistan Can't Have 'One-Way Route' To Fight Terrorism
Author: 0 Pakistan Can't Have 'One-Way Route' To Fight Terrorism

Qamar Javed Bajwa threatened military action against the terrorists in Afghan territory, prompting Kabul to declare that "no country and no power will be allowed to intervene militarily in Afghanistan". The Pakistani military also pushed the US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces to push President Ashraf Ghani's government to take action against the terrorists.

Global Media Trump picks Army Lt. Gen. HR McMaster as National Security Advisor
Author: 0 Trump picks Army Lt. Gen. HR McMaster as National Security Advisor

After the short, tumultuous reign of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump is clearly in the mood for another maverick military man with his choice for his replacement: Lt. Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.), who has expressed concerns about the NSC's structure under the new administration, praised McMaster's appointment in a statement Monday, calling him "an outstanding choice".

Global Media Hauz Khas rape case: Delhi Police arrest one person
Author: 0 Hauz Khas rape case: Delhi Police arrest one person

The group had left the area and was on their way home. The accused, thereafter, on the pretext of guiding the woman, led her to an isolated stretch near the park and allegedly raped her. The victim was under the influence when the incident occurred, Biswal said. The police have registered a complaint against the accused under relevant sections, and his sketch has been circulated along with other identity details.

Global Media Where To Go To See A Giant Panda In The US
Author: 0 Where To Go To See A Giant Panda In The US

It will take 16 hours to get to the destination. Standing near her were hundreds of members of Friends of the National Zoo, who snapped photos, wrote farewell messages and said goodbye to the 203-pound panda. "We're ready. We've done our part, and we're ready to send her to China so she can have her own babies someday", Thompson said. The panda is the first surviving cub born at the National Zoo since 2005.

Global Media Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigns
Author: 0 Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigns

Flynn", Spicer said. In the immediate aftermath of national security adviser Michael Flynn's resignation, ABC News has learned that retired Navy Vice Adm. In 2015, Flynn was paid to attend a gala dinner for Russia Today, a Kremlin-backed television station, and sat next to Russian President Vladimir Putin during the event.

Global Media Famine strikes in South Sudan, as people in four countries face starvation
Author: 0 Famine strikes in South Sudan, as people in four countries face starvation

When South Sudan fought for independence from Sudan in 1998, it also experienced starvation from civil war. Serge Tissot of the FAO said, "Our worst fears have been realized" in Unity state, where the war disrupted farming and residents of the otherwise fertile country were forced to rely on "whatever plants they can find and fish they can catch".

Global Media Melbourne dance festival sees 'disappointing' amount of overdoses
Author: 0 Melbourne dance festival sees 'disappointing' amount of overdoses

When asked about the incident, Commander Paul Horman of Ambulance Victoria stated: "There is a potential always that with people that are taking illicit drugs and substances, there's a risk they're going to die". The Alfred took in 15 drug overdose patients - two were critical but the majority had been discharged. Days before the music festival, organizers of the event released a statement on their Facebook page about a zero-tolerance policy.

Author: 0 Iraqi Forces Signal Assault On West Mosul With Leaflet Drop

It advised people to "stay inside your houses and raise the white flags" as ground forces approach ISIS positions. The Iraqi army and its allies have begun an offensive to drive fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group out of the most populated western area of Mosul.

Author: 0 Israel alliance has become 'even stronger,' Netanyahu tells Cabinet

The Prime Minister's Office declined to comment on the story. " I thought for a while the two state looked like it might be the easier of the two but honestly if Bibi, and if the Palestinians, if the Israelis and the Palestinians are happy, I am happy with the one they like the best ." .

Author: 0 Midlands pro-Trump rally to counters nationwide protest Monday

Melanie Goldberg, a menswear stylist who lives in the Loop, echoed Meisinger's concerns and said Trump's attacks toward the media is an "erosion of our democracy". "I think that that's a unsafe road to go down", said Chris Hill, a Trump supporter. Diane Matranga, 59, of Anaheim, said it was unlikely that Trump would pay much attention to protestors, but such demonstrations remain important, she added.

Author: 0 California Facing Most Powerful Storm of the Season

Cleanup has started after the storm subsided late Saturday, but the US' National Weather Service has warned of wet weather to come throughout the week. Officials are keeping an eye on the Oroville Dam after mandatory evacuations last week over concerns that an emergency spillway could fail and threaten nearby communities.

Global Media Pence Pledges US Commitment to EU on Last European Tour Stop
Author: 0 Pence Pledges US Commitment to EU on Last European Tour Stop

Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, said the EU was counting on unequivocal U.S. support for a united Europe. US Vice-President Mike Pence on Saturday (18 February) led a chorus of reassurance for allies rattled by Donald Trump's policy stance, but European leaders gave the pledges a lukewarm welcome.

Global Media Distressing footage shows young girl being pulled alive from rubble
Author: 0 Distressing footage shows young girl being pulled alive from rubble

She told them: "Find her for me!" Rescuers can be heard repeating "God is great" as the girl is pulled to safety among the slabs of concrete. Despite miraculously surviving the ordeal, the extent of her injuries are unclear. Representatives from the opposition and of President Bashar al-Assad's regime are to head to Switzerland on Thursday for another attempt to end their country's brutal six-year war.

Author: 0 Trump Touts 'America First', US Jobs During Boeing Factory Visit

I was deeply disappointed in the outcome of this week's vote in South Carolina-but not shocked. On Friday, President Trump took a trip down to SC to meet with Boeing executives and speak at the company's unveiling of its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

Global Media Trump to Meet Candidates for National Security Adviser Post on Sunday
Author: 0 Trump to Meet Candidates for National Security Adviser Post on Sunday

The president said Keith Kellogg , the president's acting national adviser and a supporter of Mr Trump since his campaign, would stay on at the National Security Council as chief of staff. But on December 24, Miller announced he would not accept the position offered by Trump. "I have sincerely apologized to the President and the Vice President, and they have accepted my apology", Flynn wrote , according to a copy of his resignation letter obtained by CNN.

Global Media Jays' Donaldson misses workout with strained calf
Author: 0 Jays' Donaldson misses workout with strained calf

He felt a small tweak in his calf earlier Saturday, and although the Blue Jays were never really anxious, he was sent for a precautionary MRI. He'll be re-evaluated daily and is expected to be ready for the start of the season. "So when you factor all of that in, it mitigates the concern to some extent". "But don't feel that there's reason to believe there is". Obviously if the Jays have any chance of making the playoffs for the third season in a row, they need Donaldson as healthy as possible ...

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