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NATO bolsters military presence in Eastern Europe after Russian provocations

Sir Anthony Brenton, who served as Britain's ambassador to Russian Federation from 2004 to 2008, said that escalating tensions could result in open conflict with Russian Federation. "We need to be strategic and coherent in our approach to defending our citizens". USA officials told the Wall Street Journal in late September that some 1,000 U.S.

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Brazil and Colombia to scale up bacterial fight against Zika and dengue

The mosquitoes are infected with a bug called Wolbachia which reduces their ability to spread viruses to people. " Wolbachia coverage will be extended across Bello and other parts of Antioquia and now across parts of the greater Rio de Janeiro area".

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Calais 'Jungle' Children With Nowhere To Sleep

The French government said Cazeneuve and his housing minister, Emmanuel Cosse, "learned with surprise the declarations of Ms Amber Rudd, Britain's interior minister". French authorities said 5,596 people were evacuated in the complex operation. Micallef said that at 1 p.m. Wednesday police had turned children away back into The Jungle, saying there was no more space.

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Russian War Tensions Mount Over Eastern Europe And Syria

Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that while there had been no plans for the carrier itself to refuel at Ceuta, some of the escort ships could have called at the port after coordinating with Spain. Many other allies confirmed contributions to this forces today. Highlighting that the two key themes of the meeting are strengthening dialogue between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies and projecting stability beyond borders, the US envoy informed the press that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ...

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'Dozens of children sleeping by road' after Calais clearance declared complete

It is unclear whether the children were arrested, but volunteers said they had not seen them since. "Ireland is well-placed to play a central role in supporting the relocation of these children. They still have their sites set on making it to the UK. In the western corner of the Jungle, amid trash and the smouldering embers of Wednesday's fires, a group of young teenagers wandered with a trolley, searching tents.

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Venezuelans step up pressure on Maduro with 12-hour strike

The push to remove Maduro from office comes after years of economic decline leading to shortages of basic goods and services, a deteriorating security situation, and an increasingly autocratic and militaristic regime. "As you can obviously see, people are going about their business as usual". "We warned that this could happen, and this is exactly what we wanted to avoid with the referendum", Mr.

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Kurds in fresh push against IS near Mosul

Why is the battle for Mosul significant? The Iraqi Army, with USA support, has combined forces with Kurdish peshmerga and Shiite "popular mobilization units" to retake Mosul. They used bulldozers and other heavy equipment to fill trenches and moved armoured vehicles into the breach after about an hour of mortar and gunfire at IS positions below in the village of Barima.

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Trump, Clinton in the Home Stretch

And most voters told us that they will be very upset if they wake up on November 9th and the candidate that they oppose is President. More voters think Trump than Clinton has at least a fair amount of men (82% vs. Polls and early voting data suggest Republican women are hesitant to embrace the GOP nominee this year. Clearly, the Trump campaign understands the importance of OH, a state that no Republican has ever won the White House without.

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First of new wave of child refugees in Calais travel to UK

Saturday also saw the start of construction on a new wall created to block migrant access to the Calais port, a magnet for would-be stowaways who target UK-bound lorries. Aid groups filed an emergency request this week with a court in Lille seeking to delay the closure of the camp, arguing that authorities aren't ready to relocate its residents.

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Hillary Clinton's widening lead over Donald Trump, is likely to affect down ballot races for Congress, where there are several contested seats, and for control of the State Senate in NY, where Republicans are barely clinging to the majority.

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Islamic State terrorists killed in Mosul offensive

She added that 232 people, mostly former officers, were reportedly shot on Wednesday, and 24 on Tuesday. Earlier announcements by the PMF that they will be involved in the offensive on Mosul, Islamic State's last major stronghold in Iraq , triggered warnings from human rights groups of sectarian violence in the mainly Sunni province.

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UN has reports IS using 1000s as 'human shields' in Mosul

On Oct. 17, about 18,000 Iraqi forces, 10,000 Kurdish forces known as peshmerga and a few thousand Iraqi federal police launched the operation to free Mosul from more than two years of ISIS control. The U.N. and rights groups have expressed fear that more than 200,000 civilians could be displaced in the opening weeks of the offensive. However, most of the villages have been sparsely populated farming communities on the outskirts of Iraq's second largest city.

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Yangon women 'should avoid pregnancy' in next six months due to Zika

A woman stands near a poster explaining about the Zika virus at the Ministry of Health office in Jakarta, Indonesia September 2, 2016. Over 300 Zika cases have been already confirmed in Myanmar's neighbor, Thailand. The virus can cause birth defects and can also result in microcephaly in which the baby's head is smaller than expected. The Zika virus is spread mostly by Ades mosquito and those infected suffer flu-like symptoms.

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Russian, US Jets Have Close Encounter Over Syria

A United States aircraft "was generally in that same area" as a Russian fighter jet, and they had a " near miss ", Harrigian said, explaining that the Russian pilot probably didn't see the U.S. One military official told the Reuters news agency that the Russian plane came close enough for its wake to be felt by the other pilot. The US pilot tried unsuccessfully to reach the Russian jet via an emergency radio channel after the clash.

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Job of a finisher is one of the toughest: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

They played their shots when the ball was in their area. "I think we should just enjoy the guy who is at the top of his game and is entertaining crowds all around the world". After restricting New Zealand at 260 for the loss of seven wickets, Indians failed to chase down the total and were bowled out for 241 runs in 48.4 overs.

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Belgium reaches deal to back trade agreement between Canada and the EU

Belgium reached a deal with the country's regional parliaments to approve a trade agreement between the European Union and Canada, ending a deadlock that has delayed the accord's signature. "Now we have some legal consolidation to discuss", said Paul Magnette, leader of Wallonia. But now the Belgian government says a deal has been reached to back the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

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Philippine president realigns with China; 'America has lost'

Duterte made the pronouncement during a state visit Thursday to China, telling a group of businessmen that it was time for a "military and economic separation from the USA". Duterte arrived in China on Tuesday accompanied by more than 200 business leaders, aiming to improve economic links between the countries. "We are going to be seeking an explanation of exactly what the president meant when he talked about separation from us", Kirby told reporters.

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Megyn Kelly Wants $20 Million for New Contract with Fox News

The Journal reported that sources say in talks over a potential new contract with Fox News , Kelly is asking for "north of $20 million" a year, which would put her on level with Bill O'Reilly, the current ratings leader at the cable-news channel.

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Intra-Party democracy is vital to CPC: communique

The report surprised few but sent a very strong signal - it comes after the annual confab known the 6th plenum of the 18th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party, which wrapped up four days of closed door meetings in Beijing . In a possible attempt to ease those concerns, Thursday's party communiqué emphasised the importance of collective leadership and stated that it must "not be violated by any organisation or individual under any circumstance or for any reason".

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WhatsApp and Yahoo receive warning from European Union data protection watchdogs

The sharing of data is done for a range of purposes, including marketing and advertising. Privacy chiefs from across European Union wrote Article 29 Working Party in which they expressed their concerns over WhatsApp sharing user data with Facebook for the goal that wasn't included in the terms of service when current users signed up for the app.

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Russia: Halt of airstrikes on Aleppo to continue

Russia's defence spokesman Igor Konashenskov said earlier that six passages for civilians to leave opposition-held eastern Aleppo were still functioning and that 48 women and children left late Monday. "Does Russia believe that all the children who are being killed in eastern Aleppo are themselves al-Qaida members?" "In its backing of anti-Isis ground forces during this summer's Manbij campaign, the US-led coalition killed some 250 or more civilians, and yet it does not acknowledge them", ...

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3 more bodies of Maoists recovered, toll rises to 27

The total number Maoists killed in the joint police operation rose to 27. He ousted the allegation of this massive killing is a fake encounter. "IG Operations, South Western DIG, and SP Malkangiri are presently reviewing the ground zero scenario", Tripathy said.

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Islamic State kills 232 and abducts 8000 families near Mosul

Isis captured Mosul in a matter of days in 2014, and have had more than two years to build up its defenses and brutally root out any internal opposition. The army and the central police units have been fighting against sniper fire and suicide auto bombs near Hammam al-Alil, where the executions reportedly took place, an Iraqi military spokesman said.

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'Afghan Girl' of 1985 National Geographic Cover Arrested in Pakistan

He also took up her case with Pakistan's foreign policy chief Sartaj Aziz. "Two hours ago, I got word from a friend in Peshawar , Pakistan, that Sharbat Gula has been arrested", McCurry wrote on Instagram. The photo, which became the most famous cover image in the magazine's history, was likened to Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa. Gulla's image published on the cover of National Geographic magazine 30 years ago won her global fame and symbolized the troubles facing Afghanistan under the ...

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South Africa's Gordhan declines to comment on ANC backing

South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan declined on Thursday to say whether he was confident of the ruling party's support, less than a week before he appears in court to answer fraud charges in a saga that has rocked the government. I presented the MTB Xolani and I hope you like it. The saga has rattled investors and raised the threat of credit rating downgrades as Africa's most industrialised country struggles to grow after a 2009 recession.

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US Charges 61 in India-based Phone Scam

Fifty-six individuals and five call centers have been charged for allegedly scamming more than 15,000 seniors and others in the United States out of hundreds of millions of dollars, the Justice Department and several additional government agencies announced Thursday.

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Japan's Abe queries Duterte on anti-US stance

He also said he is pursuing an independent foreign policy . While some anxious that Duterte was ready to give up the Philippines' South China Sea claims in order to please Beijing, Duterte assured Japan that he would insist on ending the conflict via worldwide rule of law, referring to a decision in July by UN-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague which invalidated China's vast claims to the South China Sea.

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Yuengling Beer's Endorsement Of Donald Trump Sparks Outrage, Boycott

Upset beer drinkers have taken to social media all week to share their displeasure for Yuengling's stance. This quickly spawned a backlash with many beer drinkers calling on a boycott of America's oldest brewery , Philly Voice reports.

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Presidential polls Thursday, Oct. 27: Hillary Clinton maintains lead over Donald Trump

Trump's plan to put America first", Tim Lineberger, communications director for Trump's MI campaign team told The Daily Caller News Foundation. Sixty-seven percent of Clinton's supporters say media coverage of their candidate is balanced, while 87 percent of Trump supporters say the media is biased in her favor.

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Samajwadi Party Rift: Mulayam Singh also breaks down addressing party workers

Commenting on the feud within the Yadav family that has badly shaken the party, Ram Gopal said, " According to a rule in economics, "fake currency" lets "real currency" out of market". The meeting was crucial for the apparent face-off between father-son duo when both removed each other's loyalists Ramgopal Yadav and Shivpal Yadav from Samajwadi party.

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Trump hits 'corrupt' Hillary Clinton; Mrs. Obama hugs her

The differences between Clinton's and Mrs. Obama's tenures speak in some ways to the differences in their generations - Clinton representing the first wave of baby boomers eager to push boundaries, while Obama benefited from lessons learned, noted Carl Sferrazza Anthony, a historian at the National First Ladies Library.

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Wyoming authorities plan to search landfill for baby's body

The boy had been missing since Saturday, and the child's grandfather called 911 Wednesday after the boy's mother told him that she had not seen the child since the weekend. Investigators worked with a sanitation company to determine that trash from the container is taken to a landfill in Ault, Colorado, Gesell said. The trash bin was picked up and Detectives are now in the process of making arrangement to search for the body of the child at a landfill.

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Police arrest man suspected of smashing Donald Trump's Hollywood star with sledgehammer

Otis said his attack was a show of support for women who have accused Trump of inappropriate sexual conduct. Trump has denied the women's allegations. Otis said several members of his own family have been victims of sexual assault. To receive a star on the Walk of Fame, a celebrity has to be nominated and a $30,000 fee paid to a charitable trust.

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Parties Splitting Lead In Early Voting Totals

The four parties formally recognized by West Virginia are Republican, Democrat, Libertarian and the Mountain Party. Vote on this Election Day, and every time there is an election. They comprise about 12 percent of the early voting electorate so far - up from 8 percent in 2008. "Voting is a right and a duty". Almost 251,000 voters with no party affiliation have voted .

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Erdogan tells Obama that Ankara targeting Raqqa

Despite concerns and disagreements between Ankara and Washington , U.S. Army Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend said Wednesday that YPG militants will be a part of the forces to isolate the so-called capital of the Daesh terrorist group , Raqqa , in northern Syria.


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