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Global Media Syrian army advances inside Palmyra: monitor
Author: 0 Syrian army advances inside Palmyra: monitor

Armed Forces reportedly collaborated with Russian Federation and Syria in critical military operations resulting in the March 2 re-taking of the city of Palmyra, the first such collaboration in the six-year Syria war. In the ten months that followed, the brutal group, notorious for destroying pre-Islamic cultural heritage sites, leveled the Temple of Bel, the Temple of Baalshamin, the Monumental Arch and several tomb towers.

Global Media China sets lowest growth target in more than 20 years
Author: 0 China sets lowest growth target in more than 20 years

China has reduced its growth target for 2017 to its lowest level for more than 20 years, as the country seeks to manage the decline in its potential for catch-up growth and a new relationship with the US. Since 2015, China has shown that it intends to establish air and sea superiority in the South China Sea by building runways and port facilities on several uninhabited islands in the region, and in December 2016, it deployed its aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, to the Western Pacific Ocean for ...

Author: 0 PPP to present nine points on military courts: Zardari

He said PPP has suggested to reduce duration of military courts from two years to one year. He said chief justice should name the judges of military courts. He said that the government had failed completely in implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) and displayed gross criminal negligence in handling the issues under it.

Author: 0 Takeover makes French giant second in European rankings

PSA has pledged to achieve €1.7bn in cost savings from the acquisition by 2026, and lift the OPel business and its UK Vauxhall brand to %% operating margin within the same period, Reuters reports. Opel was actually slated to break even a year ago, but turmoil around the United Kingdom's Brexit meant that it lost about $257 million due to currency fluctuations.

Global Media Kenya says 379 herders arrested for ranch invasions
Author: 0 Kenya says 379 herders arrested for ranch invasions

Voorspuy was shot dead on Sunday morning after he went to inspect three lodges that had been torched on his ranch, Sky News reported . The farm invasions in the east African country, some officials said, were driven by a severe drought, resulting in herders becoming "desperate".

Global Media It's no joke - grant beneficiaries dread April 1 after Sassa contract ends
Author: 0 It's no joke - grant beneficiaries dread April 1 after Sassa contract ends

In the briefing covered by eNCA journalists , Dlamini detailed the processes followed by the department of social development (DSD) since the Constitutional Court ruling against the Sassa/CPS deal in 2014. The social grants payments crisis continues to deepen and yet the most obvious solution to saving 17 million poor and vulnerable citizens from sheer disaster come April 1 is being ignored by President Jacob Zuma .

Author: 0 Tourists seeking good fortune almost killed this poor sea turtle

The sea creature, named Bank, has been eating the pennies tourists throw into its pool in Sri Racha for many years. She consumed 915 coins in the process. There was no immediate estimate of the value of the coins, some of them foreign and many corroded. "The result is satisfactory". Piggy Bank is now recuperating in intensive care, where she will remain for one to two weeks.

Global Media No EU perks for United Kingdom after Brexit - Hollande
Author: 0 No EU perks for United Kingdom after Brexit - Hollande

Le Pen said the effort to lift her immunity was "part of the system that wants to stop the French people's candidate that I am". But today it is an idea that is imposing itself. Mr Hollande, who is keen to promote greater European defence co-operation in the wake of Mr Trump's victory, suggested it was one area where there was still scope for British involvement.

Global Media Terrorism most pervasive and serious challenge to global security: Manohar Parrikar
Author: 0 Terrorism most pervasive and serious challenge to global security: Manohar Parrikar

He also termed Terrorism as the single biggest threat to global peace and security. Without giving specific details, he said India experienced nearly seven per cent of the total terror attacks globally. "A collective action should come from Asia", he added. The Union Minister said Asia has been victim of some of the most dreaded terrorist networks and a strong regional push from Asia will exert more pressure on rest of the world to adapt a cohesive framework to combat terror.

Author: 0 Ukraine, Russia Face Off At The International Court In The Hague

The requests are part of a case that opened in the International Court of Justice in The Hague on March 6. Ukraine has applied to the ICJ with an appeal to compel Russia to ensure effective control over its border [with Ukraine], to cease the supply of Russian weapons to Ukraine, cease assistance to illegal armed formations, which inflict harm on Ukrainian people, as well as desist from any further acts of ethnic discrimination in illegally occupied [by Russia] Crimea.

Global Media Israeli government officially decriminalizes the use of Marijuana
Author: 0 Israeli government officially decriminalizes the use of Marijuana

According to their proposal Israelis using marijuana for the first time in public will be fined rather than facing criminal action like arrest or prosecution. "This is an important step, but not the end of the road". "On the hand one, we are open to the future", he said, adding that "we also understand the dangers and we will try to balance the two things".

Global Media David Letterman: Late night hosts have 'obligation' to challenge Trump
Author: 0 David Letterman: Late night hosts have 'obligation' to challenge Trump

Letterman and the president have some history, given that Trump was on Letterman's show a number of times , and the late-night host loved to needle the businessman. "I would just start with a list". "'You did this. You did that". I thought, You stupid son of a bitch. Letterman said he'd like to ask Trump, "Who's this goon Steve Bannon and why do you want a white supremacist as one of your advisers?" "I think I would be in the position to give him a bit of a scolding and he would have to sit ...

Global Media Germany Condemns Turkey President Erdogan's 'Nazi Practices' Slur
Author: 0 Germany Condemns Turkey President Erdogan's 'Nazi Practices' Slur

Erdogan said in Ankara the cause of the tensions between the two countries was Germany's support for Turkey's enemies. That was for the same reasons there are today: "that we don't want to let it drift in the wrong direction". "Yes, rallies are possible within rules and regulations", he said. Add to the mix the "spying imams" crisis that blew up between Ankara and its European partners in February, it is easier to see why the "Nazi" crisis boiled over now.

Global Media China jittery over Dalai Lama's planned visit to Arunachal Pradesh
Author: 0 China jittery over Dalai Lama's planned visit to Arunachal Pradesh

It is unclear why China is getting so worked up over the issue if it regards the Tibetan leader of little value. Oliver's interview with the Dalai Lama was wide-ranging, and sometimes even tense. And traditionally, a key person in the process of finding him is someone called the Panchen Lama. "The Chinese hard-liners. that part of the brain is missing".

Global Media Trump supporters march in Berkeley
Author: 0 Trump supporters march in Berkeley

But that didn't stop the media from putting one helluva spin on events, as seen in a report from The Hill that featured this headline: "Pro-Trump Berkeley protests get physical". You can't say that the man is not living up to his promises. Berkeley cops arrested 10 people and confiscated weapons from both pro and anti-Trump demonstrators, Frankel said.

Author: 0 IOF Kills Palestinian in Ramallah

Palestinians protested and threw stones at the Israeli forces, and police say their forces shot and wounded two Palestinians. Two firearms were found at the scene, the army added. The Israeli army frequently carries out sweeping arrest campaigns in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem that ostensibly target Palestinians "wanted" by the Israeli occupation authorities.

Global Media Aussie dies at Mt Everest base camp
Author: 0 Aussie dies at Mt Everest base camp

Since 1953, when Mount Everest was first conquered by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, more than 300 people are reported to have died on Everest and Lhotse. Last May, Melbourne woman Maria Strydom died on Mount Everest after she fell ill near the mountain's peak, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation said.

Global Media Based Groups Carried Out 2008 Mumbai Attacks - Ex-Security Advisor
Author: 0 Based Groups Carried Out 2008 Mumbai Attacks - Ex-Security Advisor

However, Mahmud Ali Durrani defended the Islamabad government and said that it had no role to play in the attacks that had killed 166 people. Citizens were also held hostage at the Oberoi Trident and the Taj Mahal Palace as terrorists opened fire indiscriminately at CST, Leopold Cafe and other locations.

Author: 0 Americans may soon need visas to enter Europe

The lawmakers in the Parliament demanded that restrictions be imposed on American travellers unless the Trump administration changes travel requirements of the European Union countries including Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania.

Author: 0 North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles, Japan calls it 'extremely risky action'

Washington condemned the missile launch , saying it was ready to "use the full range of capabilities at our disposal against this growing threat". North Korea may have requested aid during the meeting, but there is a likelihood Beijing may have asked Pyongyang to lower provocations, citing a joint U.S.

Global Media Arrests in mysterious case of French family who disappeared
Author: 0 Arrests in mysterious case of French family who disappeared

Bloodstains were found at the Troadec home in Orvault - including on Sebastien's abandoned smart phone - and his abandoned auto was later found more than 100 miles away. The couple were arrested in Brest, some 300km (186 miles) from Nantes. Nantes prosecutor Pierre Sennes confirmed that two people were in custody but declined to give their identities.

Global Media RSS leader Chandrawat alleges threats, says Facebook account hacked
Author: 0 RSS leader Chandrawat alleges threats, says Facebook account hacked

Four Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers were attacked on Saturday allegedly by a group of Communist Party of India (Marxist)(CPI-M) workers in Kerala's Kozhikode district, ANI reported on Sunday. The police action came hours after RSS stripped Chandrawat of his duties as RSS' Ujjain Mahanagar sah-prachar pramukh. In a video, which went viral, Chandravat could be purportedly seen saying that Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is behind the killing of RSS workers there and he will ...

Global Media Here's the Story Behind the Putin Donut Photo Trump Shared Today
Author: 0 Here's the Story Behind the Putin Donut Photo Trump Shared Today

In the United States, anti-Russian sentiment has been growing in Congress over intelligence allegations that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered cyberattacks aimed at helping elect Trump, charges both the Kremlin and Trump deny. Pelosi had said she had never met Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak herself. The U.S. intelligence community has concluded that Russian Federation hacked the U.S.

Author: 0 Poland names counter-candidate to Tusk as European Union leader

Saryusz-Wolski, an MEP since 2004, will likely be unheard of in Western Europe, although he served as one of the Vice Presidents of the European Parliament between 2004 and 2007, and Chairman of the EU Foreign Affairs Committee between 2007 and 2009.

Global Media Oklahoma lawmaker to Muslim students: 'Do you beat your wife?'
Author: 0 Oklahoma lawmaker to Muslim students: 'Do you beat your wife?'

Bennett confirmed to the Tulsa World newspaper on an email on Friday that he had asked three students who stopped by his office during the annual "Muslim Day" event at the Capitol to complete the questionnaire before they could meet him. Stephen K. Bannon, the former executive chairman of Breitbart who has described Muslim American groups as "cultural jihadists" bent on destroying American society, is Trump's chief strategist.

Author: 0 Red Bulls spoil Atlanta's party

Shortly after Atlanta goalkeeper Alec Kann blocked a shot by New York's Felipe, the Red Bulls scored on a header by Daniel Royer in the 76th minute. In Orlando, Cyle Larin's header in the 15th minute was enough to let Orlando City SC open their new stadium with a 1-0 victory over New York City FC .

Global Media Steps have been working with ABBA on their comeback album
Author: 0 Steps have been working with ABBA on their comeback album

The five-piece have even managed to bag a song especially written for them by Benny and Bjorn of ABBA . Tears On The Dancefloor is Steps" first studio album since 2012 and is set to be enjoyed by "dancing queens' - and kings. "It's a bridge to where we were and it moves on nicely to where we're taking the new music". 'We're just what everyone needs right now, ' says Faye.

Global Media Afghan family headed to Washington detained at LAX
Author: 0 Afghan family headed to Washington detained at LAX

Afghanistan is not one of seven countries in the original immigration ban. But it said he qualified for a special visa under a program requiring proof of having worked for the U.S. They were detained while transferring to a flight to Seattle. A hearing on the family's case is scheduled for Monday. Attorneys argued that the federal agencies not only made the determination that the family's lives are in imminent risk but that they also pose no national security or safety threat to the U.S.

Global Media Govan scrapyard blaze sends massive plume of smoke over Glasgow
Author: 0 Govan scrapyard blaze sends massive plume of smoke over Glasgow

Around 50 firefighters were tackling a fire at a auto scrapyard in Glasgow. Scottish Power said one of its buildings was involved in the fire and power had to be shut off to 3,000 properties in the Govan area on Sunday as a precaution. The blaze, near Rangers Football Club's Ibrox Stadium in the Govan area of the city, sparked a massive response from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

Global Media Rouhani Discussed With Aliyev Cooperation Between Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia
Author: 0 Rouhani Discussed With Aliyev Cooperation Between Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia

During the meeting, which was also attended by Iran's President Hassan Rouhani , Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev touched upon historical, cultural and religious commonalities between the two countries and said, "Iran and Azerbaijan have always been, and still are, close together and the fact that about one million Azeri people traveled to Iran past year is just an example of these cultural and religious ties and commonalities".

Global Media Seoul: North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles into ocean
Author: 0 Seoul: North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles into ocean

Four missiles flew some 1,000 kilometers eastward from North Korea before falling into the Sea of Japan around 300 to 350 kilometers east off Akita Prefecture in northeastern Japan, according to the Defense Ministry. The March 6 launches came as the United States and South Korea are staging annual joint military exercises. North Korean state media reported that Kim Jong Un personally oversaw the operation.

Global Media Indian Navy's Grand Old Lady INS Viraat to be decommissioned today
Author: 0 Indian Navy's Grand Old Lady INS Viraat to be decommissioned today

Famously known as the Grand Old Lady of of the Indian Navy, the ship was originally with the British Royal Navy before the Indian Government bought it for Rs. It housed the fighters "White Tigers" - the Sea Harriers of INAS 300, which were decomissioned in Goa in May 2016, anti-submarine aircraft Sea King MK42B, Sea King MK42C or "Harpoons", SAR helicopter Chetan, besides ALH "Dhruv" and Russian twin rotor Kamov-31.

Global Media India hoists tallest tricolour at Attari; it's visible from Lahore!
Author: 0 India hoists tallest tricolour at Attari; it's visible from Lahore!

BSF inspector general for Punjab Frontier, Mukul Goel, said , "It is a matter of great honour that the Tricolour has been hoisted on the highest flag post here". Meanwhile, Pakistan has objected to the installation of the flag near the border. On there was any objection to the project from Pakistan, he said no reservations were received from the neighbouring country.

Global Media Russian Lawmaker Wants To Legalize Hooligan Fights For World Cup
Author: 0 Russian Lawmaker Wants To Legalize Hooligan Fights For World Cup

During last year's European Championship, masked gangs of Russian supporters fought other fans in the street - inspiring Russian MP Igor Lebedev to say, 'Well done, lads, keep it up!' Let's meet at the stadium at the set time. Petersburg was marred by clashes between groups of rival fans who fought one another and tried to break through a security fence. The film also showed Russian groups conducting pre-arranged fights, including trials seeking recruits for hooligan firms, in remote ...

Global Media PM arrives in Jakarta for 20th IORA Summit
Author: 0 PM arrives in Jakarta for 20th IORA Summit

Besides, a 60-member business delegation, headed by FBCCI President Abdul Matlub Ahmed is also accompanying her. Leaders from its seven dialogue partners and individuals working for promoting cooperation and closer interaction in the region will also participate in the summit, which is seeking to adopt a strategic action plan on countering violent extremism and terrorism, sources in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said.

Global Media Analysis of Northern Ireland Election results #AE17
Author: 0 Analysis of Northern Ireland Election results #AE17

But an election was called after power-sharing arrangements between the two largest parties at the Stormont Assembly - the Democratic Unionists and Sinn Fein - collapsed in January. The hardline anti-gay DUP politician Jim Wells retained his seat. "If that means no deal and no new Stormont government, then so be it - we should return to direct rule".

Author: 0 North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea near Japan: Abe

Despite worldwide condemnation, North Korea has continued to test medium- and long-range missiles that could one day be capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. The launches could be Pyongyang's retaliation against them. The THAAD, or Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, is created to shoot down short, medium and intermediate-range ballistic missiles, such as those North Korea claims to own.

Global Media Election Ccommission rejects TTV Dinakaran's response on Sasikala's elevation
Author: 0 Election Ccommission rejects TTV Dinakaran's response on Sasikala's elevation

The EC has now asked Sasikala to submit the reply either under her own signature or any authorized signatory whose name is in the party office bearers' list. Sasikala was appointed interim General Secretary late previous year, in a unanimous resolution adopted by the party at its General Council meeting. In its letter dated February 17 to Sasikala, the Commission had said that if she did not respond to the letter, the Commission would "presume that you have nothing to offer and the ...

Global Media Avian Flu detected in Lincoln County breeder flock
Author: 0 Avian Flu detected in Lincoln County breeder flock

Testing was done by state and federal laboratories, confirming the presence of H7 HPAI. The USDA has placed that facility and 30 other poultry facilities in a six-mile radius under quarantine, and prohibited chicken from the afflicted facility from entering the American food supply.

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