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Israeli measures at al-Aqsa will 'increase resistance'

New Israeli measures of control will fuel the uprising in the occupied Palestinian territories, experts say.
2017-07-22 10:07 | News | Aljazeera

Delhi government hikes allowances of anganwadi staffers, awaits LG’s nod

The Delhi government has decided to double the allowances of anganwadi workers and helpers in the national capital, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said today. However, the announcement failed to placate the workers and helpers, who are on strike for nearly a month and agitating near Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence, demanding a pay hike. […] Delhi government hikes allowances of anganwadi staffers, awaits LG’s nod
2017-07-22 10:07 | India, Politics | JantaKaReporter

MPs back Duterte's bid to extend Mindanao martial law

Congress backs bid by President Duterte to give army further powers in order to clear fighters from troubled region.
2017-07-22 10:07 | News | Aljazeera

The al-Aqsa metal detectors aren't a security measure

Israel has been using the pretext of security to quietly continue the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from their land.
2017-07-22 10:07 | News | Aljazeera

Trump 'Genuinely a Wonderful Human Being' Says New Communication Head

The tumultuous tenure of Sean Spicer as White House press secretary came to an end Friday when he stepped aside to make room for an avid supporter of President Donald Trump to take the job of communications director. Word of Spicer's departure came as the White House announced Anthony Scaramucci, a former Wall Street investor and vocal Trump supporter, had been named to head the White House communications office.
2017-07-22 10:07 | NEWS, Main Headlines, United States | AlBawaba

Fargo Writer-Creator Noah Hawley is Now Doing Doctor Doom

Ever heard of Noah Hawley? He's a renowned novelist, but perhaps more famous for his FX series Fargo , adapted from the 1996 Coen Brothers movie of the same name. The anthology crime series has had a winning streak of three seasons, winning acclaim and viewership numbers alike.
2017-07-22 09:07 | ENTERTAINMENT, Latest News, Al Bawaba Buzz | AlBawaba

Sheikh Tamim: Any talks must respect Qatar sovereignty

Qatar's emir expresses readiness for dialogue but says any solution to the Gulf crisis must respect sovereignty.
2017-07-22 09:07 | News | Aljazeera

Al-Aqsa: UN slams Israel killings of young Palestinians

UN chief calls for probe into deaths of two teenagers and young man as tension grows over al-Aqsa restrictions.
2017-07-22 09:07 | News | Aljazeera

Justine Damond's 'inexplicable' death helps black and white find their voice

African Americans have been the habitual victims of police brutality, now their well-oiled protest machine is at the disposal of the white Minneapolis community.
2017-07-22 09:07 | News | TheAge

Global funds scramble to be early birds in China’s MSCI entry

Rising tide of investment is good news for Chinese markets but the risk is high for investors in the overvalued and opaque Chinese stock markets
2017-07-22 09:07 | News | GulfNews

DeVos Protests In Denver; House To Make Cuts To Education

More girls are taking the AP computer science exam, House Republicans rejected school choice expansions in Trump's initial budget request, and the education secretary spoke in Denver amid protests.
2017-07-22 09:07 | News | NPR

Equities generate maximum returns for investors since 2003

Franklin Templeton expects reasonably good returns in equities in current market as bond market falters
2017-07-22 09:07 | News | GulfNews

Is Israel changing the status quo around al-Aqsa?

Israel's recent security measures are creating tensions with Palestinians who see them as extension of the occupation.
2017-07-22 09:07 | News | Aljazeera

Flood-like situation in parts of Saurashtra in Gujarat, 3 dead

Incessant rains in some districts of Saurasthra in Gujarat have led to a flood-like situation in the region, leaving three persons dead, the state government said today. The highest rainfall of 350 mm in the last 24 hours was recorded in Chotila of Surendranagar district. According to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, the weather department has […] Flood-like situation in parts of Saurashtra in Gujarat, 3 dead
2017-07-22 09:07 | Gujarat, India | JantaKaReporter

Congo-Kinshasa: Corruption Causes Losses of U.S.$750Million in Mining Revenues

[Al Jazeera] The Democratic Republic of Congo is losing a fifth of all of mining revenues because of corruption and mismanagement, a campaign group has said.
2017-07-22 09:07 | News | AllAfrica

US air raid kills Afghan police in Helmand

Officials say 16 dead in strike confirmed by US military as having killed 'friendly Afghan forces in a compound'.
2017-07-22 09:07 | News | Aljazeera

Philippine Congress extends martial law to end-2017

PHILIPPINE lawmakers on Saturday voted to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao until the end of the year, giving President Rodrigo Duterte extra time to quell a rebellion by militants allied with the Islamic State group. The post Philippine Congress extends martial law to end-2017 appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-07-22 09:07 | News, Philippines, Politics | AsianCorrespondent

As Log Trucks And Fishing Boats Leave, Gold Beach Tries To Remake Its Identity

Logging and fishing once dominated the economy in rural Gold Beach, Oregon. NPR's Jeff Brady returned to his hometown, finding a new focus on tourism and other pursuits.
2017-07-22 09:07 | News | NPR

Saudi Arabia: The Tragedy of the “Ships of the Desert”

After his visit to the Kingdom in May, Donald Trump decided to back the Saudi-led blockade of tiny Qatar (2015 population 2.235 million, but just 313,000 citizens) imposed less than a month later. The siege was also joined by Bahrain, Doha, the Maldives, the UAE – Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and […]
2017-07-22 08:07 | Donald Trump, Life/Animal Rights, Qatar | DissidentVoice

Shujayea families remain haunted by loss

Three years since the 2014 Israeli massacre, Palestinians in Shujayea are still struggling to rebuild their lives.
2017-07-22 08:07 | News | Aljazeera

South Sudan to launch cholera vaccination campaign next Friday

July 21, 2017 (JUBA) — The UN World Health Organisation and the South Sudanese ministry of health will launch a cholera vaccination campaign next Friday, after a rise in cholera cases. According to the UN body, 17 785 cholera cases including 320 (CFR 1.8%) deaths have been reported from 24 counties in South Sudan since the outbreak in June 2106. In a statement released this week, WHO said it works with the with the Republic of South Sudan's
2017-07-22 08:07 | News | SudanTribune

Mozambique: 'Nation's Debt Scandal - Impunity is the Catch of the Day'

[African Arguments] With crucial details about the $2 billion loans still secret, the people are paying the price for decisions made by elites and international banks.
2017-07-22 08:07 | News | AllAfrica

Residents, tourists in Greece sleep outdoors after quake

Hundreds of people on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region in Greece and Turkey
2017-07-22 08:07 | News | NewsDay

South Africa: Ceilings Collapse At Two Gauteng Hospitals

[News24Wire] Two Gauteng health employees have suffered slight injuries after two separate ceilings collapsed at two provincial hospitals over the past two days.
2017-07-22 08:07 | News | AllAfrica

Saving Senegal's sons from vanishing in European seas

Traumatised by loss of young men at sea, mothers and relatives work to find alternatives to perilous journey to Europe.
2017-07-22 08:07 | News | Aljazeera

I would be a farmer if genes mattered: Kangana on nepotism

Kangana Ranaut has broken her silence on the nepotism debate, which hit the headlines when Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan brought it up on the IIFA stage, and said she would be “a farmer” if the point about family genes were true. The three stars chanted “nepotism rocks” in New York during […] I would be a farmer if genes mattered: Kangana on nepotism
2017-07-22 08:07 | Entertainment, India | JantaKaReporter

Qatar Ready to Talk as Emir Breaks Silence

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Friday expressed his readiness for dialogue to solve the ongoing Gulf diplomatic crisis, but stressed that any solution must respect Qatar's sovereignty. "We hope to resolve the disputes with dialogue and negotiations," the emir said in his first televised speech since the crisis erupted in June. 
2017-07-22 08:07 | NEWS, Main Headlines, Qatar | AlBawaba

The best books on Ghana: start your summer reading here

A literary tour of Ghana takes in the early disappointments of independence, a woman’s search for personal freedom, and the gradual evolution of democracy This morality tale’s unnamed narrator, a railway clerk in Accra, strives to maintain his integrity amid the corruption that surrounds him in newly independent Ghana. His refusal to accept bribes, despite struggling to make ends meet on his meagre salary, angers those around him – especially his acquisitive wife. Related:
2017-07-22 08:07 | Global development, World news, Books | Guardian

Israel sends more troops to West Bank after stabbing, unrest

Three Palestinians have been killed in street clashes in Jerusalem and three Israelis have died in a stabbing attack at a West Bank settlement
2017-07-22 08:07 | News | NewsDay

Seven cops thrashed by Army personnel in Kashmir, case filed

Seven policemen were injured in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district today when they were allegedly thrashed by Army personnel at a checkpost, police said. Police have filed a case against the Army personnel, an official said, adding that records kept at a police station were also damaged. The incident took place when private vehicles, carrying Army […] Seven cops thrashed by Army personnel in Kashmir, case filed
2017-07-22 07:07 | India, Jammu and Kashmir | JantaKaReporter

Sessions discussed Trump campaign with Russians: report

Attorney general talked to Russian envoy on campaign issues while advising Trump, officials tell Washington Post.
2017-07-22 07:07 | News | Aljazeera

Brexit reset and a summer of plotting

How did the second batch of talks between Britain and Brussels go? And will the Conservative leadership plots to overthrow Theresa May grow over the summer break?
2017-07-22 07:07 | News | FT

Mexico murders up with deadliest month in at least 20 years

Mexico's spiraling violence reached new heights with 2,234 murders in June, the country's deadliest month in at least 20 years, according to government data
2017-07-22 07:07 | News | NewsDay

9 killed as bus carrying pilgrims overturns near Udaipur

Nine persons, including six women, were killed and 22 injured when a bus carrying pilgrims from Gujarat overturned near Udaipur today, police said. The accident occurred near Nehla village, around 10 km from Rajasthan’s lake city Udaipur, when the driver of the private bus lost control of the vehicle while trying to avoid hitting a […] 9 killed as bus carrying pilgrims overturns near Udaipur
2017-07-22 07:07 | India | JantaKaReporter

Chinese government official sues exiled controversial tycoon for defamation

A CHINESE government housing vice-minister has lodged a US$10 million defamation lawsuit against controversial billionaire Guo Wengui in New York over claims made by the exiled tycoon that she had engaged in graft and provided sexual favours. The post Chinese government official sues exiled controversial tycoon for defamation appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-07-22 06:07 | China, News, Politics | AsianCorrespondent

Enough calls to investigate attacks on civilians in SPLM-N areas

July 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The U.S. based advocacy group Enough Project has called on the SPLM-N divided factions to probe attacks on civilians in the rebel held areas in the Blue Nile State and hold accountable the perpetrators. Following a leadership crisis within the Sudan People's Liberation Movement- North (SPLM-N) that erupted earlier this year, reports emerged last May about clashes between SPLM-N fighters from Ingessana tribe of Malik Agar and others from Uduk who declared their (...)
2017-07-22 06:07 | News | SudanTribune

Activists decry Temer's Amazon deforestation bill

Proposed law would reduce preservation area and embolden illegal land occupiers, critics say as deadline looms.
2017-07-22 06:07 | News | Aljazeera

Rajya Sabha MP elect Vinay Tendulkar to continue as Goa BJP chief

Newly-elected Rajya Sabha member from Goa Vinay Tendulkar will continue to head BJP’s unit in the coastal state till the party relieves him from the post. “I will continue to be the Goa unit chief of BJP till my party wishes. Although I have become a member of the Rajya Sabha, I will continue working […] Rajya Sabha MP elect Vinay Tendulkar to continue as Goa BJP chief
2017-07-22 06:07 | Goa, India | JantaKaReporter

Palestinian Authority Cuts Contact With Israel Over Al-Aqsa Dispute

The Palestinian Authority will stop all cooperation and communication with Israel, the Palestinian president said late on Friday. All contact will end until Israel removes the metal detectors from the entrance to the Aqsa mosque compound, Mahmoud Abbas said at a co
2017-07-22 06:07 | NEWS, Main Headlines, Israel | AlBawaba

Lipstick Under My Burka challenges oppressive rules of Indian society

The oppressive rules of Indian society that dictate what a woman does with her life and sexual desires are being challenged on the big screen.
2017-07-22 05:07 | News | TheAge

Corruption and economy main concerns as East Timor votes for parliament

EAST Timor are heading to the polls today in a parliamentary election that could determine the economic future of Asia’s youngest democracy. The post Corruption and economy main concerns as East Timor votes for parliament appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-07-22 05:07 | Indonesia, News, Politics | AsianCorrespondent

Sanjay Kothari appointed Secretary to new President

Sanjay Kothari, Chairman of Public Enterprises Selection Board, has been appointed as Secretary to President-elect Ram Nath Kovind. Senior journalist Ashok Malik has been named as Press Secretary to Kovind, said an order issued today by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT). Senior Gujarat-cadre forest service officer Bharat Lal will be Joint Secretary to […] Sanjay Kothari appointed Secretary to new President
2017-07-22 05:07 | India, Politics | JantaKaReporter

Wau governor announces measure to reduce violence along border

July 21, 2017 [WAU] - The Governor of Wau State Andrea Mayar Acho said his government has taken drastic measures to deal with the growing violence and insecurity across the border areas with the neighbouring states. Governor Acho made his remark Friday while addressing civilians of Manyang village in the eastern part of state capital which borders with Tonj in the north and Gogrial states in the south. He urged the traditional chiefs to help the state
2017-07-22 04:07 | News | SudanTribune

White House newcomer professes love for President with 'good karma'

The uneasy alliance between Scaramucci and Sanders will help determine the fate of Trump's efforts to reboot his message.
2017-07-22 04:07 | News | TheAge

New Zealand: Army steps in as severe storms cause chaos

THE largest city on New Zealand's south island has declared a state of emergency amid a severe storm which has already seen hundreds of homes evacuated across the Pacific island nation, highways cut and soldiers called in to help provide emergency services. The post New Zealand: Army steps in as severe storms cause chaos appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-07-22 04:07 | Green, News, Other Countries | AsianCorrespondent

Lawyer arrested for demanding bribe from rape accused

A lawyer, practising in a Delhi court, as been arrested here for demanding a bribe from a rape accused for an out-of-court settlement of his case, police said today. Vishnu Dutt, who was practising in Saket court in south Delhi, was arrested from MGF mall in Gurgaon last night following a complaint from the rape […] Lawyer arrested for demanding bribe from rape accused
2017-07-22 04:07 | India | JantaKaReporter

Raveesh Kumar to be new MEA spokesperson, Ashok Malik rewarded with President’s press secretary role

Senior diplomat and external affairs ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay was on Friday appointed as joint secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office. He was appointed in place of Vinay Mohan Kwatra, who has been already named as India’s Ambassador to France. Raveesh Kumar, a 1995-batch IFS officer, currently posted in Frankfurt as Consul General of India, […] Raveesh Kumar to be new MEA spokesperson, Ashok Malik rewarded with President’s press secretary role
2017-07-22 04:07 | Delhi, India, Politics | JantaKaReporter

A policeman shot dead by unknown gunmen in Yambio

July 21, 2017 (YAMBIO) – A Policeman in the South Sudanese newly created Gbudue State guarding one of the petrol stations in Yambio was shot dead by unknown armed men who took away his gun on Thursday night. Speaking to Sudan Tribune after the State Council of Ministers meeting, Gibson Bullen Wande the Minister of Information and Culture, Youth and Sports in Gbudue state said that there are shortfalls in the security situation due to the increase of armed
2017-07-22 04:07 | News | SudanTribune

Hawaii prepares for 'unlikely' North Korea missile attack

The state of Hawaii is formulating a preparedness plan for a North Korean missile attack, much to the dismay of the state's tourism boosters.
2017-07-22 04:07 | News | TheAge

Our Options in Korea: Only One Is Lawful and Peaceful

Peace talks follow a war. Why not hold those talks first and skip the war? Donald Trump, who boasts of his art of the deal, said on May 1 he would be honored to meet with North Korea’s leader. Now he accuses the North of "very, very dangerous behavior," contemplating "pretty severe things" as the … Continue reading "Our Options in Korea: Only One Is Lawful and Peaceful" The post Our Options in Korea:
2017-07-22 04:07 | Uncategorized | AntiWar

Dead Civilians and the Language of War

Finally it comes down to this: Some people are expendable. In certain parts of the world – where we and our allies are waging war – the expendable people come in two categories: terrorists (good riddance!) and civilians, whom we only kill if and when necessary, and whose deaths often elicit official apologies (if there’s … Continue reading "Dead Civilians and the Language of War" The post Dead Civilians and the Language of War
2017-07-22 04:07 | Uncategorized | AntiWar

Veterans Call on US To Sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

Written by Brian Trautman, Gerry Condon, and Samantha Ferguson On July 7th, 2017, the United Nations (UN), in a historic decision, approved a legally binding instrument to ban nuclear weapons, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Months of negotiations involving over 130 countries began in March of this year, culminating in a final … Continue reading "Veterans Call on US To Sign Nuclear Ban Treaty" The post Veterans Call on US To
2017-07-22 04:07 | Uncategorized | AntiWar

Sunni and Shi’ite Forces Quarrel in Mosul; 13 Killed in Iraq

Factions of Iraq's security forces clashed with each other in Mosul. Several casualties were reported. The post Sunni and Shi’ite Forces Quarrel in Mosul; 13 Killed in Iraq appeared first on Original .
2017-07-22 03:07 | Uncategorized | AntiWar

Fake Chinese spares for Make-In-India Bofors guns, CBI files case

Cheap Chinese parts passed off as ‘Made in Germany’ found their way to the production line of Indian-made Bofors artillery guns called Dhanush used by the Army, prompting the CBI to file a case against a Delhi-based company. The Indian-made gun has cleared trials with the Indian Army and has proved its ability to strike […] Fake Chinese spares for Make-In-India Bofors guns, CBI files case
2017-07-22 03:07 | India, Politics | JantaKaReporter