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Modi vows campaign to 'isolate' Pakistan

In a dig at Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for his address at the UN General Assembly, Modi said: "Today's rulers were reading a speech of patrons of terrorism and talking of Kashmir". He said India has habitually blamed Pakistan for every incident while the country's media was creating hype with irresponsibility. In a direct attack on terrorists, Modi said they should heed his words that India will not forget the sacrifice of the soldiers killed in the Uri attack.

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Dutch journalist killed in Libyan city of Sirte

An announcement on Knack's website said the reporter was shot while on a reporting assignment and that the publication "wishes his family much strength". Mr Cantlie was later abducted again, and is believed to remain in IS captivity. Oerlemans had covered wars in Afghanistan, Syria and Libya and the journey of migrants to Europe.

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Pentagon: No US aircraft flying during Syrian convoy attack

Volunteer firefighters battled throughout the night to contain the blazes, which local activists said were caused by incendiary phosphorous bombs. In footage posted by the group, a ball of flame shoots up over the city, lighting up the skyline and sparking fires on the horizon.

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Police involved in Los Angeles shooting

This shooting comes just a few days after the police-involved shooting death of Alfred Olango , which occurred a little over 125 miles away from where Snell was killed. It was not immediately known what time police cleared the scene, she said, or if the man was naked while police was communicating with him. Carnell's sister, Trenell, was nearby, heard the gunshots, and witnessed the end of the horrific incident.

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Washington mall shooter Arcan Cetin confesses to murders

According to charging documents, while being questioned by investigators, Cetin admitted bringing a rifle into a Macy's store in Burlington on Friday evening and shooting five people. A judge told Mr. Cetin past year he wasn't to possess a firearm, the Times reported. Outside the courthouse today, Cetin's stepfather, David Marshall, standing with Cetin's mother, Hatice Marshall, said: "The only thing that we would like to say at this time is that we're both totally devastated by what's ...

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Timeline of the Colombia conflict

It comes after the government signed a peace deal with the FARC rebel group, a deal four years in the making. President Juan Manuel Santos said: " Colombia celebrates, the planet celebrates because there is one less war in the world". The FARC launched its guerrilla war against the Colombian government in 1964, after a peasant uprising that was crushed by the army. "Although the FARC has reiterated a commitment to peace in recent months and said it will not return to war even if the ...

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PM Nawaz chairs meeting of parliamentary party leaders on Kashmir issue

Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Senator Farhatullah Babar confirmed that the prime minister telephoned his party's co-chairman and invited him to the meeting. Earlier, the prime minister received the political leaders on their arrival at the venue of the meeting. The representatives of all the major political parties are attending the meeting, including PPP's Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Aitizaz Ahsan, Sherry Rehman, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Khursheed Shah and Naveed Qamar, Mahmood Khan Achakzai ...

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Obama shouts to Bill Clinton 'Let's go!'

We gotta go home!" Animosity toward Israel remains high, and Peres is often remembered for his links to unpopular Israeli policies. Peres died aged 93 on 28 September after spending nearly a fortnight in a medically induced coma following a major stroke.

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Gen. Flynn tells how Trump should handle Miss Universe issue

She said Trump's slew of tweets against 1996 Miss Universe Alicia Machado show that he is "temperamentally unfit" to be president. Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton introduced Machado at Monday's debate, and sought to paint Trump as a fat-shaming chauvinist, touching off a week of back and forth on Trump's treatment of women and Machado's own checkered past.

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Trump questions Hillary Clinton's loyalty to husband Bill

There is no doubt that Trump would have done better if he had prepared stylistically, even if he had not prepared substantively. This was later followed by problems regarding security, in which Trump made the berserk declaration that Clinton had been fighting the ideologically deranged terror group ISIS for her "whole adult life", while also blaming her and President Barack Obama for its creation.

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US close to suspending Syria talks with Russia as Aleppo battle rages

Merkel also spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, urging him to do all he could to improve the "catastrophic humanitarian situation" in Syria, a German government spokesman said . The Obama administration is threatening to cut off diplomatic talks with Russian Federation on Syria in the wake of a devastating bombing campaign by the Syrian government and Russian Federation in the city of Aleppo .

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Egypt picks up sunken migrant boat, death toll rises to 195

Security sources and the country's local media agency initially said up to 600 people may have been on the boat, suggesting hundreds more were still missing at sea. The IOM has recorded roughly 206,400 refugees crossing the Mediterranean this year. Around 160 of those on board survived, many of them spending hours in the water until rescue, often by other fishing boats.

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El Cajon Shooting: Angry, Peaceful Protests Go On

It took almost an hour for police to arrive on the scene. One witness told reporters Olango - who was unarmed - had his hands raised when shots rang out, and another indicated he may have suffered a seizure. "I know that, but the problem with that is that they're doing it in an unfair way by selecting, cherrypicking a still image to portray that situation".

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What's the Format of the Vice Presidential Debate?

For comparison, the Trump/Clinton debate at Hofstra University was also 90 minutes, but it consisted of six 15 minute segments, so the VP debate will be attempting to work through more material in the same amount of time. Tim Kaine, D-Va., two little-known nominees, might be the least anticipated vice presidential debate in 40 years. The debate will take place at Longwood University, about an hour west of Richmond.

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Chancellor to set out 'pragmatic' plan for investment

He echoed Theresa May in rejecting the idea of a "hard" or "soft Brexit" and said: "What we have to get is the right Brexit for Britain". But the chancellor insisted the aim of the Government was to seek the "greatest degree of access for British goods and services to support British businesses and workers we can possibly achieve" without the imposition of tariffs and quotas.

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Syria's Assad says USA strikes "flagrant aggression"

A major rebel groups in Syria , Nour el-Din el-Zinki, said soon after the Syrian military declaration that the government, Russian Federation and Iran, another major ally of President Bashar Assad, are responsible for the truce's failure. On Sunday, Syrian state media reported that scores of residents of Aleppo had left the rebel-held areas and were taken to shelters in the government-held areas.

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Initial Custody Agreement Reached, Here Are The Terms

Zahara , 11, Shiloh , 10, and twins Vivienne and Knox , 8, expressed in their interviews with Department of Child and Family Services that they miss their father. Smith's new employment goes against a report from Us Weekly that claims Jolie, 41, is trying to ruin Pitt, 52. According to Daily Mail , the estranged couple have been living separately - each having their own wing - in their 80,000 sq ft estate in Hollywood Hills compound.

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Powerful hurricane threatens Haiti, Jamacia and Cuba

The rainy Haitian capital Port-au-Prince was bracing for more rain and high winds from Hurricane Matthew . Matthew is expected to reach Jamaica late Monday or early Tuesday . Residents have been frantically stocking up on emergency supplies. It is also too soon to know whether, or how, Matthew might impact the Carolinas.

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Colombia, Rebels Sign Deal to End Half-Century Conflict

Many rebel leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , known as FARC, were among more than 2,500 people witnessing the signing . "We have lived, we have suffered, for 52 years, an armed conflict between the sons of the same nation", said Santos.

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Hurricane Matthew moves northwest - warnings now up for E. Cuba

As of 8 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT), the storm was centered about 400 miles (645 kilometers) southeast of Kingston. Throughout the Caribbean, particularly in Jamaica, residents are heading to supermarkets to stock up on bottled water, batteries, flashlights and gas lamps.

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Want Pakistan, India to resolve differences through diplomacy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech lashing out against Pakistan, was closely monitored by the Pakistani media, and within an hour of its delivery on Saturday evening, excerpts were on websites of major dailies, with most describing it as spewing venom against Pakistan.

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Oil rises in NY, buoyed by Opec cheer

It was an exceptional decision and the first OPEC deal in eight years. "This has been a momentous week", said John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capital LLC, a NY hedge fund focused on energy. A barrel of Brent crude for November delivery also experienced a marked jump in price and closed in the London futures market at $48.69 per barrel, a 5.91 hike over the previous closing price.

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Moore clinches Cup for US

It's a 9 iron into the middle of the green and you stiff it. "At times it went a little bit too far", said the Northern Irishman. "We've got some work to do", said the 46-year-old after competing in a record-equalling 11th Ryder Cup this week.

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United Kingdom prime minister says Britain will launch Brexit next year

We now know that Article 50 will be triggered by the end of next March. Mrs May said the process of leaving the European Union would be "quite complex" but she hoped there would now be "preparatory work" with the remaining European Union members so that "once the trigger comes we will have a smoother process of negotiation".

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Pakistan impregnable, military insists after Kashmir 'raid'

Terming "Indian aggression" as a threat to the entire region, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday warned that Pakistan is also capable of executing surgical strikes and will not allow anyone to "cast an evil eye" on it. While offering to work as a mediator, Ban said that both countries needed to come to a peaceful understanding over outstanding issues, such as Kashmir, "through diplomacy and dialogue".

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Cauvery water dispute: Karnataka Cabinet to convene special legislature session

Yeddyurappa said that though the special legislature session on the Cauvery issue and the party's executive meeting were on the same day (Monday), the BJP legislators would participate in the special session. The case will be heard next on Tuesday. That has not got down well with the Supreme Court which has chastised Karnataka for defying its orders , including at today's hearing.

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Pigeon with 'message' for PM taken into 'custody'

The Indian Border Security Force has claimed that it recovered at least three dozen balloons with abusive messages in Urdu against India from various outposts along the Punjab border on Saturday. Noteworthy, Dinanagar had witnessed a terror attack a year ago. The message on the balloon read, "Modiji, Ayubi ki talwaren abhi hamare paas hain".

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NIA arrests six people from Kerala for alleged links with Islamic State

The accused will be produced before the NIA Special Court in Ernakulam seeking their police custody for further examination. The National Investigative Agency (NIA) on Sunday arrested six persons in Kannur for their alleged involvement in a criminal conspiracy to commit terrorist acts across southern India.

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'Priceless' Van Gogh paintings found 14 years after theft

Two Van Gogh paintings stolen 14 years ago recovered from Italian mafia was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on September 30, 2016 and was last updated on September 30, 2016. It is not yet certain when the works will come back to Amsterdam. Italian authorities were also happy with the results, and praised investigators and police in Naples for their work.

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Donald Trump once acted in porn movie

Even though the online news outlet described Trump's appearance as "relatively benign", it didn't stop the Clinton campaign from calling his cameo as a "starring" role. The videos under her name on porn sites around the web don't feature the former beauty queen. Trump claimed that Machado had a sex tape , but was actually footage taken from a reality television show that she was a part of.

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Impatient Obama waits for straggler Clinton to board Air Force One

Palestinian security forces have detained a military liaison officer a day after he took to his Facebook account to criticize President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas for attending the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres.

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Thailand Confirms Region's First Cases of Zika-Linked Birth Defects

The government's announcement confirms the two cases as the first to hit Southeast Asia since the viral outbreak began in Brazil a year ago, before spreading to other parts of South and North America. In addition, the U.S. health agency said those travelling to any of the Zika-hit countries must prevent mosquito bites at all cost by using insect repellents; wearing long-sleeved shirts, long trousers, socks, and a hat; and using bed nets in areas where they are staying.

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Currencies Direct: OPEC agree to cut oil production

Brent crude, which is known as the global benchmark when gauging pricing for oil , nearly hit $49 a barrel after a sudden 6% increase due to the positive news. gasoline and distillate prices and inventories. Futures climbed 1.7 percent in NY after surging 5.3 percent on Wednesday. In April, Del Pino blamed the staunch U.S.

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United Nations suspends humanitarian convoys in Syria after attacks

However, the US officials said details of the agreement were shared on Monday. Syrian rebel leaders in the Aleppo region said Monday that the truce brokered by the United States and Russian Federation has practically failed and there is no hope of aid being delivered to the distressed population of the embattled city.

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Hurricane Matthew still may threaten Sunshine State

On Sunday morning, a US Air Force C130 Hercules Hurricane Hunter aircraft reported the center of Matthew 315 miles (510km) south southeast of Kingston , Jamaica at 8:00 a.m. A hurricane warning is in effect for parts of Cuba, Haiti and Jamaica. Hurricane warnings have been posted for Jamaica, Haiti and eastern Cuba.


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