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World Syrian Army in Full Control of Northeast Aleppo
Author: 0 Syrian Army in Full Control of Northeast Aleppo

In swift and dramatic advances, Syrian government and allied troops pushed their way into northern parts of opposition held eastern Aleppo, touching off a wave of panic and flight from the besieged enclave. It said the next stage of the operation would be "to divide the remaining area into security districts that will be easily controlled and to capture them successively".

Author: 0 Netanyahu: Israel will cut through red tape 'cruelty' to aid fire victims

More than 500 homes and houses have been completely destroyed and in Haifa more than 60,000 people were evacuated at the height of the fires. Israeli troops detained two Palestinians from Qaladiya refugee camp, North of Jerusalem, and another Jerusalem resident was detained on Monday at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City.

World A Bollywood Actress Inspires Hilarious Book Misinterpretations With Her 'Animal Farm' Gaffe
Author: 0 A Bollywood Actress Inspires Hilarious Book Misinterpretations With Her 'Animal Farm' Gaffe

Just after her comment, #ShilpaShettyReviews trending on Twitter with people posting jokes about other books. When asked on her "dream syllabus", Shetty cited Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter to stoke a child's imagination. Twitter users quickly picked up on the faux pas and began coming up with hundreds of alternative suggestions under the hashtag #ShilpaShettyReviews .

World Shilpa's faux pas sparks Twitter meme!
Author: 0 Shilpa's faux pas sparks Twitter meme!

Taking the title at face value, she wrote that the book could teach children about caring for animals. Unfortunately, the book has neither propagated how to treat animals and nor teaches the little ones to love and care for animals. Shilpa Shetty shot to fame in 2007 when she won the fifth series of reality TV series Celebrity Big Brother in the UK. The couple co-own the Indian Premier League cricket team Rajsthan Royals.

World Modi asks BJP MPs, MLAs to submit account statement post demonetisation
Author: 0 Modi asks BJP MPs, MLAs to submit account statement post demonetisation

Sources, said Mr. Modi emphasised that it was important to lead by example in the campaign against black money. "The Prime Minister also said that the new amendments to the Income Tax Act introduced on Monday were not a window to make black money into white but to harness resources for deployment in welfare schemes for the poor", said Mr.

Author: 0 Ohio State attack: Terrorism eyed as police seek more info

Police officials say they are investigating this case as an attack of terrorism, but have not yet released a motive . Officer Horujko is a Cincinnati native who joined the OSU Police Department in January of 2015. His shocking attakc lasted just a few minutes - from the vehicle careening into the crowd until the suspect was shot dead - but triggered a tense lockdown on the university's main campus in Columbus , with panicked students hiding in bathrooms before the scene was declared ...

World Lok Sabha Speaker accepts resignation of Amarinder Singh
Author: 0 Lok Sabha Speaker accepts resignation of Amarinder Singh

Soon after the House expressed its condolences over the death of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, Opposition members, including those from the TMC and Congress , demanded that they wanted to speak on the demonetisation issue. As several members from Congress, TMC and SP trooped into the well raising anti-government slogans, Mahajan adjourned the House for the day. The Opposition, in the resolution of a joint meeting earlier, had demanded that Modi attend Parliament and apologise ...

Author: 0 Trump's Michigan Win Brings His Electoral College Vote To 306

A group of election lawyers and data experts has asked Hillary Clinton's campaign to call for a recount of the vote totals in three battleground states - Wisconsin , Michigan and Pennsylvania - to ensure that a. Constitution - which would need a two-thirds majority vote in both the House and the Senate, and then it would have to be ratified by 38 states". Trump defeated Clinton by a projected approximate amount of 70 Electoral College votes despite losing the popular vote by approximately two ...

Author: 0 Hundreds flee for government-held districts in Aleppo

Clashes also rocked Masaken Hanano, east Aleppo's largest district, more than 60 percent of which is now under the control of regime forces, the monitor added. On Friday, Raed al-Saleh, the head of the Syria Civil Defence, or White Helmets, said the inhabitants of east Aleppo have fewer than 10 days to receive aid or face starvation and death from a lack of medical supplies.

Author: 0 USA close to accepting 100s of Australia's refugees

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will today announce the United States has agreed to take some of those who have been processed and found to be refugees. The soon-to-be president of the U.S., Donald Trump , called for " a total and complete " ban on Muslim immigration during his election campaign. Turnbull said the most vulnerable refugees would be given priority.

Author: 0 Pakistani air force chief warns India against full-scale war

Lodhi said the attack on an ambulance trying to evacuate the injured was particularly an "abhorrent act" that was a breach of the most fundamental legal and humanitarian laws. This follows India's strong retaliation a day after three jawans were killed and the body of one of them was mutilated by terrorists in Machhil sector on the LoC on Tuesday.

World Fidel Castro, Cuba's revolutionary leader, dies at the age of 90
Author: 0 Fidel Castro, Cuba's revolutionary leader, dies at the age of 90

March 13, 1968 - Castro's government takes over nearly all private businesses under the banner of the Great Revolutionary Offensive. The Pope accepts an invitation to visit Cuba. In 1980, Castro let another 125,000 leave in the chaotic Mariel Boatlift. A government statement at the time said, "His general health is good, and spirits are excellent".

Author: 0 More Rohingyas flee to Bangladesh as violence spreads in Myanmar

The UN workers did not give specific numbers, but expressed concern about a sudden influx of people. But the current crisis, the most serious bloodshed in Rakhine since hundreds were killed in communal clashes in 2012, has renewed worldwide criticism that she has done too little to alleviate the plight of the Rohingya minority, who are denied citizenship and access to basic services.

Author: 0 Iran warns of retaliation if US breaches nuclear deal - Khamenei website

The White House is considering licensing more US companies to do business with Iran and lifting more USA sanctions , according to the Wall Street Journal , which cited an unnamed administration official. Obama's only further step on Iran. Trump has raised the prospect the United States could pull out of the pact, which lifted many sanctions in exchange for limiting the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions, leaving European diplomats fearing the change of leadership at the White House ...

Author: 0 Trump's pick for Justice Dept could influence immigration

Giuliani is now reportedly one of the top candidates for secretary of state. "The courts have always paid much greater attention when the United States is a party", said Bill Hing, a professor at the University of San Francisco law school and director of its immigration and deportation defense clinic.

World Nancy Pelosi Pushes Message Of Unity
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi Pushes Message Of Unity

A small group of House Democrats are trying to draft Rep. Joe Crowley of NY to challenge Pelosi for the top leadership role in the next Congress, according to The Hill . Instead, she noted that she had orchestrated the Democratic takeover of the House in 2005 and 2006, and said she sees a similar opportunity over the next two years.

World Henrik Stenson wins his 2nd Race to Dubai title
Author: 0 Henrik Stenson wins his 2nd Race to Dubai title

Henrik Stenson won the Race to Dubai for the second time in his career as the Swede shot a seven-under par 65 on the final day to finish on a 12-under par total, with none of his rivals doing any better than that. A group of four players - Tyrrell Hatton of England, Charl Schwartzel of South Africa, Austria's Bernd Wiesberger and Dutchman Joost Luiten - were tied for fourth place at seven-under par 137.

World Russia says its strike in Syria killed 30 al-Qaida fighters
Author: 0 Russia says its strike in Syria killed 30 al-Qaida fighters

Air strikes also hit rebel-held areas west and south of Aleppo . Meanwhile, another 20 people were killed in car-bomb attack in the rebel-held town of Azaz, north of Aleppo . "Today the bombardment is very, very fierce", he said. "Russian jets have not carried out any strikes on Aleppo for the last 28 days", Knonashenkov said in a Tuesday statement.

Author: 0 Flynn: Outspoken general, intelligence pro, Trump supporter

Announcing his choice of Mr Sessions, the first senator to endorse Mr Trump's candidacy, the president-elect described him as "a world-class legal mind". They have a worse problem than we do". The organization bills itself as "the nation's largest non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots national security organization" that's "committed to recruiting, training, and mobilizing citizens community by community to help protect and preserve American culture and to keep this nation safe", ...

Author: 0 President-elect Trump has "candid" 1st meeting with a foreign leader

Trump's staunch opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) also caused a lot of nail-biting in Tokyo. Abe, whose country is one of Washington's closest allies, said the two leaders can have "a relationship of trust". It was not clear if such a meeting would occur before Mr Trump's inauguration. "I would like to build such a trust with Mr Trump". Abe told reporters in NY on Thursday night that he had frank discussions in a "warm atmosphere" at Trump Tower.

World ULFA (I) ambush kills four jawans in Assam
Author: 0 ULFA (I) ambush kills four jawans in Assam

According to reports, the suspected militants triggered several IED explosions and attacked army men with rocket launchers and mortars. The incident occurred during an army operation carried out in the early hours inside the Burhi Dihing reserve forest in Tinsukia district, almost 510 km north-east of Guwahati .

World China bans 'fatty' Kim Jong Un nickname on websites
Author: 0 China bans 'fatty' Kim Jong Un nickname on websites

If necessary to get around the censors, netizens can also divide pang 胖 ("fat") into yue 月 ("moon") and ban 半 ("half"), thus jīn sān yue ban 金三月半 ("Kim / gold March / three months half") = Jīn sān pang 金三胖 ("Kim Third Fat"). Reports in South Korea in March said that China has unblocked the term "Kim Pig the Third". While areas like Pyongyang may have more diverse access to various foods, the UN's World Food Program says the DPRK still experiences "chronic food insecurity and ...

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