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Author: 0 Recent Border Fight Killed 50 Afghan Troops

The IG FC was addressing the media over a recent cross-border attack in Chaman, in which 12 people were killed and 40 injured when Afghan border forces opened fire on security personnel guarding a census team. "There is no movement of people and vehicles in the border areas", an official of the Chaman administration said. The so-called "Durand Line", a 2,400-kilometre (1,500-mile) frontier drawn by the British in 1896 and disputed by Kabul , has witnessed increased tension since Pakistan ...

Global Media Russian Federation wants quick United Nations vote for Syria 'de-escalation zones'
Author: 0 Russian Federation wants quick United Nations vote for Syria 'de-escalation zones'

The "de-escalation zones " are part of the Astana agreement, a plan proposed by Turkey , Russia and Iran meant to help stem further conflict in Syria . Moallem said that de-confliction agreement is in-line with the [failed] cessation of hostilities agreement signed past year. Russian Federation and Turkey have supported opposing sides in the Syrian civil war, which began with peaceful demonstrations in March 2011 against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad.

Global Media Fire chief believed swept away in fast-moving creek
Author: 0 Fire chief believed swept away in fast-moving creek

Searchers, including the Kamloops Search and Rescue team, a helicopter, a swift-water rescue team, a canine unit and dozens of volunteers are looking for Clayton Cassidy. At the time, Premier Christy Clark said Cassidy is one of those people who "go above and beyond" in an emergency. Clayton Cassidy is honoured with B.C.'s Medal of Good Citizenship for his dedicated service helping Cache Creek residents stay safe and return to their homes following a devastating flood in May of 2015.

Global Media Freak tide brings back beach after 33 years
Author: 0 Freak tide brings back beach after 33 years

Now ecstatic locals are hoping the site will be awarded blue-flag status and protected from future storms. Sand is constantly washed out into the ocean, swept to sea by ocean currents and waves. He said: "Before it disappeared, the beach had been there for as long as living memory, nearly continuously, until 1984-85". Thousands of tourists visit the area every year and having a new 300-metre long beach has delighted residents.

Global Media United Airlines Settles With Passenger Who Was Brutally Dragged Off Plane
Author: 0 United Airlines Settles With Passenger Who Was Brutally Dragged Off Plane

A lawyer for Dr David Dao, a 69-year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, said Friday morning (AEST) his client had settled his claim against the airline for an undisclosed sum. Ultimately, a police officer who worked for the city forcibly removed Dao from the aircraft, dragging him through the aisle of the plane (the officer has since been suspended).

Author: 0 ACB hears Mishra's bribery complaint against Kejriwal

The sensational claims were enough to rattle the party, which is struggling to contain infighting after its poor performance in Punjab assembly elections and Delhi civic polls. Mr Mishra said he has not met Mr Vishwas. The Congress leader said that if Baijal failed to accord sanction for prosecution, "we will then feel they (Centre and Baijal) are helping them".

Global Media Teacher suspended after students hit President Trump's face on piñata
Author: 0 Teacher suspended after students hit President Trump's face on piñata

The teachers name has not been released yet, but Weld County School District RE-5J Johnstown-Milliken said they will launch an investigation into the situation on Monday. All other schools in the district will remain open. CBS 4 reported that videos and pictures of the school activity were posted on the social media application Snapchat , and this is how one parent became aware of what was going on.

Author: 0 French election: Emmanuel Macron's decisive victory still leaves enormous challenges

But his decision to play the European anthem - Ode to Joy - is likely to be seen as controversial with commentators already suggesting it will do nothing placate the significant number of eurosceptics in France. His wife Brigitte joined him on stage after his address. "I know that this is not a blank cheque", he said. But any idea of a courageous new political dawn will be tempered by an abstention rate on Sunday of around 25 percent, the highest this century, and by a record share of ...

Global Media Five militants released in deal to free 82 Chibok girls
Author: 0 Five militants released in deal to free 82 Chibok girls

MEMBERS of the Boko Haram group have released 82 schoolgirls from the almost 300 they abducted in north-eastern Nigeria three years ago, Nigeria's government has announced. Some parents of the kidnapped girls gathered in the capital, Abuja , to celebrate the release, while others expressed anxiety over the fate of the 113 girls who remain missing after the mass abduction from a Chibok boarding school in 2014.

Global Media Environment Canada issues frost advisory Toronto
Author: 0 Environment Canada issues frost advisory Toronto

For those concerned about their plants and conditions, the weather service has an internet site at weather.gov/StateCollege that will keep those concerned alerted to the advisory. The freeze advisory is in effect for the same time frame in parts of Chautauqua County. Monday's high will be 8 C. Partly sunny to cloudy skies will transition into patchy clouds overnight.

Author: 0 Despite deconfliction efforts, fighting rages in Syria

The rebel commander said the general level of violence was reduced, but added: "Regime attempts (to advance) in the Hama countryside continue". Representatives of the three Syria cease-fire guarantor nations signed a memorandum to that effect at the end of the latest round of peace talks in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.

Global Media Pakistani troops destroy 5 Afghan border posts, kill 50 soldiers: Army
Author: 0 Pakistani troops destroy 5 Afghan border posts, kill 50 soldiers: Army

Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of providing sanctuaries for Afghan Taliban and the militant Haqqani network on its soil, while Pakistan accuses Afghanistan of sheltering Pakistani Taliban. He said that terrorism was a common threat to both the countries and peace could not be maintained without securing the border between them. Last year, Pakistan started building a barrier at the main border crossing in the town of Torkham, near the Khyber Pass, angering Afghanistan which has never formally ...

Global Media ACB initiates probe into bribery charge against Kejriwal
Author: 0 ACB initiates probe into bribery charge against Kejriwal

He said he has sought an appointment with the CBI tomorrow to register a complaint.Addressing a press conference here, Mishra asserted he will never leave the AAP, but said he will also never join the BJP in his life. "I was not informed of the decision and as per my knowledge, it was taken unilaterally by Kejriwal". I have got to know that PAC will throw me out of the party in the evening.

Global Media North Korea tests missile, fails
Author: 0 North Korea tests missile, fails

And he was able to do it. Japan, South Korea and the United States said the test appeared to have failed as the missile broke up within North Korean territory. "It's not an easy situation for China, believe me, but we have somebody there who's causing a lot of trouble for the world", Trump said, in an apparent reference to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Author: 0 Trump's first overseas trip is to Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Vatican

President Trump will travel to the seats of the world's three major monotheistic faiths on his first foreign trip , the White House announced Thursday. From there Trump will travel to the Vatican , where he will be received by Pope Francis on May 24. It will also make a reversal of the US' disengagement from the Middle East, which led to strained relations between Riyadh and Washington under Barack Obama's presidency.

Global Media Domino's delivery driver jumped, pizza stolen
Author: 0 Domino's delivery driver jumped, pizza stolen

The driver then got out of the vehicle and four more youths then jumped him, stealing the two pizzas, Dorney said. Police said the driver got out of his vehicle and four other males came out and stole his pizza. The loss of a student's life is always tragic and heartbreaking, regardless of the circumstances. Through a reciprocal agreement, Texas honors Arizona CHL licenses.

Global Media Arkansas executes 2 inmates in one night
Author: 0 Arkansas executes 2 inmates in one night

A spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction declared that Jack Jones was executed Monday night by lethal injection. But it was a short reprieve. Monday night's executions came after legal challenges reached the U.S. Supreme Court, which rejected a stay for Williams. Jones also issued a written statement before he died, expressing remorse for his crime and saying he tried to reform himself while behind bars, KARK-TV reported .

Global Media UNESCO ratifies Jerusalem resolution slammed by Israel
Author: 0 UNESCO ratifies Jerusalem resolution slammed by Israel

The Old City also houses major Christian shrines. A resolution passed by UNESCO in October also drew heavy criticism from the Israeli government. The city's al-Aqsa mosque compound, atop what Jews call the Temple Mount, has always been the target of Israeli government-backed extremist groups whose declared aim is to destroy the existing Muslim holy sites and replace them with a Jewish temple.

Global Media Ousted Obama official Yates to speak on Trump aide's Russian Federation talks
Author: 0 Ousted Obama official Yates to speak on Trump aide's Russian Federation talks

Obama aides cited in the AP report claim that Flynn was "notably dismissive" about the Russian threat in meetings with Obama administration officials like Susan Rice . Officials also found it curious that Billingslea only ever asked Obama's National Security Council for one classified leadership profile to give to Flynn: the internal document on Kislyak.

Global Media 10 people shot during memorial for earlier Chicago death
Author: 0 10 people shot during memorial for earlier Chicago death

Members of a Chicago street gang helped police apprehend and charge a suspect in connection to last week's shooting of two on-duty police officers, the Chicago Police Department said Sunday. Multiple assailants used handguns and at least one AR-style rifle to ambush a pair of plainclothes police detectives on Tuesday, riddling their unmarked police van with dozens of rounds before fleeing the scene.

Global Media Dead In CTA Bus Collision West Of The United Center
Author: 0 Dead In CTA Bus Collision West Of The United Center

The auto was heading west at high speed, struck a parked vehicle, lost control, and crashed head-on into the eastbound CTA bus. Police said the driver of the involved Buick LeSabre was a 27-year-old man. Sinai. One was listed in fair-to-serious condition and two were listed in good-to-fair condition. As a result of the crash, the #20 Madison bus was temporarily rerouted in both directions around the scene, the CTA said.

Global Media Prince Philip Decides 96 Is a Good Retirement Age
Author: 0 Prince Philip Decides 96 Is a Good Retirement Age

The announcement was made following a meeting of senior royal staff at Buckingham Palace, news of which prompted speculation about the health of the royals. Prince Philip will undoubtedly be missed by royal watchers as he is certainly the most colorful member of the royal household; famous for his witty quips, and for more than a few royal gaffes.

Global Media Tokyo: Stocks end at 17-month high after Macron win
Author: 0 Tokyo: Stocks end at 17-month high after Macron win

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 450 points, or 2.31 percent, from last Tuesday to end the day at 19,895.70, marking its highest closing level since December 3, 2015. Overall, China said exports rose 8.0% in April year-on-year, below the 10.4% gain seen, while imports rose 11.9% also below the 18.0% gain expected for a trade balance surplus of $38.05 billion, wider than the $35.50 billion seen.

Author: 0 UK's Jeremy Corbyn 'to suspend Syria airstrikes' if elected

Ed Miliband took part in a live BBC debate in 2015 without David Cameron, but suffered as Sturgeon, UKIP's Nigel Farage, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood and Green party leader Natalie Bennett took political lumps out of him. The three-time general election victor confirmed earlier this week that he intends to vote for Labour on Thursday, June 8, but said the party is destined for failure unless it makes holding the government to account over Brexit the most important issue in its campaign.

Global Media Aaron Hernandez note to fiancee: 'I told you what was coming indirectly!'
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez note to fiancee: 'I told you what was coming indirectly!'

Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. "I love you so much and know you are an angel", he wrote . The reports were released in response to a public records request from The Associated Press. According to the report, "John 3:16" was also written on the cell's wall "in a substance consistent with blood", and a Bible was opened to that page, with the verse marked with blood.

Global Media Syria 'safe zones' come into effect but fighting continues
Author: 0 Syria 'safe zones' come into effect but fighting continues

The four safe regions are situated across eight of Syria's 14 provinces. Up to 800,000 civilians live there. Iran and Turkey agreed to the Russian proposal for de-escalation zones on Thursday. Russia, Turkey and Iran will still be permitted to fight terrorist groups within the safe zones, according to a copy of the agreement obtained by dpa.

Author: 0 UNESCO plans anti-Israel vote on Israel's Independence Day

The Israeli premier also noted that he had ordered the Foreign Ministry to "cut an additional $1 million from the money Israel transfers to the United Nations ". Florida Rep. Ted Deutch, the top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, castigated UNESCO for Tuesday's vote.

Global Media Russia, Iran Bear Responsibility for Observance of Syria Safe Zones Agreement
Author: 0 Russia, Iran Bear Responsibility for Observance of Syria Safe Zones Agreement

But the main Syrian opposition grouping says it has little faith in the deal. The plan, details of which will still be worked out over the next several weeks, went into effect at midnight on Friday. It is not yet clear how the new plan would affect flightpaths of US-led coalition warplanes battling Islamic State militants and other radical groups and whether the American air force would abide by a diminished air space.

Global Media 85-year-old aiming to be oldest Everest climber dies
Author: 0 85-year-old aiming to be oldest Everest climber dies

Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, died while at Everest's base camp , officials confirmed. The cause of death was not known but local media reported mountaineering official Gyanendra Shrestha, who was at the base camp, saying the veteran climber passed away at 5:14 p.m.

Author: 0 Trump says he won't pull U.S. out of NAFTA

Neither Videgaray nor Trudeau mentioned whether the Mexican and Canadian governments were in communication or coordinated their efforts. Because he believed them when they told him, personally, that they would renegotiate the deal in ways more favorable to the United States.

Global Media India's Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentences Over 2012 Gang Rape
Author: 0 India's Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentences Over 2012 Gang Rape

Justice Misra wrote the judgement for himself and Justice Bhushan, while Justice Banumathi wrote a separate but concurring verdict upholding the Delhi High Court ruling, which in turn had concurred with the trial court. According to Manchu Lakshmi, the four convicts which were found guilty and awarded death penalty, should get an opportunity to realize their mistake.

Author: 0 Syria And Israel's Rocky Relationship Might've Just Gotten Worse

It was initially unclear whether the target, which media said was an unmanned drone, was shot down over Syria or Israeli-controlled territory. Syrian rebel and regional intelligence sources said the strikes targeted weapons that were shipped from Iran on military and commercial cargo planes.

Author: 0 MCD polls: Narendra Modi charm ascendant still, Arvind Kejriwal wanes

Ever since the AAP's loss in the Punjab Assembly elections, several state leaders have already expressed resentment "Delhi leadership" and blamed its strategy for the poll debacle. Ajay Maken, who has steered the party's local unit over the last two years, has resigned as the Delhi Pradesh Congress chief. Party members said that it was Shah who wanted to make a generational shift so that candidates connect with the young.

Author: 0 Russian-Proposed 'De-escalation' Plan to Save Syria Gets Underway

Fighter jets fired at the rebel-held village of al-Zalakiyat and nearby positions in the Hama countryside, where the combatants exchanged shelling, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Those zones would see a halt to hostilities, including air strikes, and proposes the deployment of "third-party" monitoring forces. The details of the plan will be worked out over the next several weeks.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Booed At Women's Summit

She told the audience of her father being a "tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive" - causing the boos to rain down. While in Berlin , Trump was also visiting a technology college run by the Siemens company and the German capital's memorial to the six million Jews killed by the Nazis.

Author: 0 Overnight explosion rocks Damascus; Syrian government blames Israel

Israel has sought to avoid being dragged into the six-year civil war in Syria, but acknowledges carrying out airstrikes there to stop what it says are deliveries of advanced weapons to Hezbollah. Israel regards Hezbollah, and its key backer Iran, as its biggest threat. The flights go directly from Iran to Syria, passing through Iraqi airspace.

Author: 0 Afghan forces fire on census workers, killing 9

Fighting erupted on Friday between Afghan border police and Pakistani troops escorting officials conducting the census near the border in the province of Balochistan. Talking to a TV channel, Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said that the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan was internationally recognised border, and its management was vital to control terrorism.

Author: 0 Afghan border cross-fire kills 15 on both sides

Kandahar police chief General Abdul Raziq said 40 Pakistani soldiers and 37 others were killed, including 14 Afghan border police. Meanwhile, thousands of Afghans gathered in the southern Kandahar and eastern Nangarhar province Saturday close to the main crossing points with Pakistan to protest against Pakistan's cross-border shelling and alleged violation of Afghanistan's territorial sovereignty.

Author: 0 N. Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

Because the USA has no embassy in North Korea, Sweden assists with consular matters involving American citizens. He was arrested in October 2015 as he received a USB stick containing nuclear-linked data and other military information from a source, according to the the North's state media.

Global Media Pakistan, Afghanistan start joint survey after border clash
Author: 0 Pakistan, Afghanistan start joint survey after border clash

He said mostly civilians were harmed in the attack. Pakistan and Afghanistan routinely accuse each other of providing sanctuaries to their enemy insurgents - something both sides deny. We expect that regional countries especially China and Russian Federation will come forward and play their role for harmonious relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Author: 0 Trump's First Foreign Trip As President Is Later Than Anyone Since LBJ

His words came as Saudi Arabia revealed that the Trump administration was moving to advance the sale of precision-guided missiles. Immediately afterward, senior White House officials briefed reporters on additional details of the President's trip that will directly precede an already planned trip to the G7 summit.

Global Media Wife stopped from leaving Indian High Commission, claims Pakistani husband
Author: 0 Wife stopped from leaving Indian High Commission, claims Pakistani husband

The two had a court marriage on May 3, two days after Uzma arrived in Pakistan via the Wagah border. An embassy official said that Uzma "sought refuge" at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad. A man from Buner district, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) has sought the Islamabad police's help to "rescue" his wife, an Indian national, who he says is being kept at the Indian High Commission against her will since Friday.

Global Media Spicer says Trump stands by Comey
Author: 0 Spicer says Trump stands by Comey

Comey sent a letter to Congress on October 28 saying the FBI had recovered thousands of emails in an unrelated probe and was reopening its investigation into whether Clinton may have mishandled classified information. Mrs Clinton also said she took "absolute personal responsibility" for a series of campaign blunders that contributed to her loss. FBI Director James Comey doesn't have many friends in Congress, according to one Republican senator, as both sides of the aisle think he helped ...

Global Media 1 million children refugees from South Sudan's civil war
Author: 0 1 million children refugees from South Sudan's civil war

The UN agencies said over 75,000 refugee children in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and DR Congo have crossed South Sudan's borders either unaccompanied or separated from their families. Both sides have pledged not to recruit child soldiers, but have ignored their promises. "No refugee crisis today worries me more than South Sudan", said Valentin Tapsoba, UNHCR's Africa Bureau Director.

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