• Turkey: Czech release of former PYD leader is 'support for terror'
Turkey: Czech release of former PYD leader is 'support for terror'

Turkey says Mr Muslim is a terrorist. Some experts, however, argued that Turkey will eventually have to yield to worldwide pressure and refrain from entering the town of Afrin. The Turkish Armed Forced used the term "neutralized" to describe capturing terrorists dead or alive, or those who have surrendered to Ankara forces.

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  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre shuts over Israeli tax law
Church of the Holy Sepulchre shuts over Israeli tax law

Rachel Azaria, the Israeli lawmaker behind the legislation, said her bill was not created to take away property belonging to religious institutions but focused on large tracts of land leased by church authorities to Israel after the state's creation in 1948.

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  • Palestinian Gov't officials in Gaza to push reconciliation
Palestinian Gov't officials in Gaza to push reconciliation

A Palestinian man has been shot dead by the Israeli Defense Forces after his boat breached the boundaries of a designated fishing zone. According to an IDF spokesman, the boat, which was carrying three men, did not respond to calls from the Israeli military before the latter opened fire.

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  • Saleh Muslim: Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague
Saleh Muslim: Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague

Saleh Muslim, a leader of the main Syrian Kurdish political party, has been arrested in the Czech capital Prague at the request of the Turkish government, the party announced Sunday. The French leader added that France's monitoring of humanitarian access and chemical weapons is "total and permanent", Macron's office said. Muslim was expected to a...

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  • N to elect interim president today
N to elect interim president today

His elder brother and ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was made the ruling party's top leader, " Quaid " for lifetime. Under the party's rules, the PML-N's CWC is supposed to elect an acting party head within a week of its chief's removal.

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  • Team USA finishes historically low in women's figure skating
Team USA finishes historically low in women's figure skating

Zagitova earned 156.65 points for her program to "Don Quixote", laying down the challenge for her countrywoman. Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada is now third, but Japan's Satoko Miyahara and Kaori Sakamoto are within striking distance. Figure Skating reported its fourth straight year of membership growth. When did the once-proud nation that produced seven ...

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  • Japan: police finds missing woman's detached head
Japan: police finds missing woman's detached head

The man has reportedly denied all the allegations against him. Two days before she was reported missing, the woman had reportedly told friends she was going to visit an American she had met online. "On February 17, her mother consulted with police after a person at the company said that she failed to arrive at work". According to a previous re...

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  • Papua New Guinea hit by 7.5 magnitude natural disaster
Papua New Guinea hit by 7.5 magnitude natural disaster

Despite the magintude of the huge quake, officials have confirmed there is no risk of a resultant tsunami. According to the agency , it struck at a depth of 35 kilometres. More concerning was any heavy masonry used in industrial construction, he said. It is now unclear if the huge quake in the "Ring of Fire" - a hotbed of seismic activity surr...

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  • Let the wine flow: BC, Alberta step back from brink
Let the wine flow: BC, Alberta step back from brink

Notley says she's not sure the B.C. courts will even entertain making a ruling on the clearly established constitutional rule that the federal government has the final say on what goes into trans-boundary pipelines. The appeal may now be moot, since Notley has said she is repealing the boycott. Alberta Trade Minister Deron Bilous said Monday in...

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  • Earliest cave art belonged to Neanderthals, not humans, study says
Earliest cave art belonged to Neanderthals, not humans, study says

The researchers applied this technique to paintings in the La Pasiega, Maltravieso and Ardales caves in Spain , which had never received "robust" dating. "It remains to be seen just how far back the evidence for symbolic behavior goes", he said, "but we might want to start looking at the ancestor species of both modern humans and Neanderthals ...

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  • Rajya Sabha seats of 16 states to face elections on March 23
Rajya Sabha seats of 16 states to face elections on March 23

Pollsters claim the current party-position in UP assembly, where the BJP holds over 2/3rd majority, with allows the saffron party to replace maximum among the incumbent lawmakers. Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous State, accounts for 10 MPs including Samajwadi Party's Kiranmoi Nandha, Darshan Singh, Naresh Aggarwal and Jaya Bachchan (wife of A...

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  • Policemen Killed In Separate Terror Attacks In Jammu And Kashmir
Policemen Killed In Separate Terror Attacks In Jammu And Kashmir

Constable Kultar Singh of the Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police 13th Battalion was initially injured when militants attacked a security guard post outside the shrine and escaped with his weapon. "The policeman has been identified as Farooq Ahmad Yatoo". Jammu and Kashmir is "completely" safe for visitors and tensions in the border areas have "li...

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  • LOC ceasefire: Indian forces martyr Pakistani civilian
LOC ceasefire: Indian forces martyr Pakistani civilian

Reports say that Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 1645 hours in Nowshera sector along the Line of Control ( LoC ). Ghulam Nabi, a resident of Silikot, another affected village in Uri sector, demanded that civilians living in the line of fire be moved to safety.

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  • Trump and Kushner will throw each under 'under the bus'
Trump and Kushner will throw each under 'under the bus'

Trump said Friday that he would allow Kelly to make the final decision on Kushner's security clearance, despite it being within his power to let the senior adviser continue working without one. 23, 2018. In a statement last week, Kelly said that Kushner would have access to information important to his diplomatic information, but declined to say...

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  • Barnaby Joyce quits as Australian deputy prime minister and National party leader
Barnaby Joyce quits as Australian deputy prime minister and National party leader

Mr Joyce's resignation will potentially heal the rift between the Liberal and National parties, a political alliance that has existed for almost 100 years. Barnaby Joyce's time as Nationals leader and Deputy Prime minister was nothing if not colourful. The final straw came yesterday, when it emerged that Joyce, who leads the Nationals, the junio...

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  • Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors
Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

Following their meeting, the White House said Trump and Turnbull "discussed ways to deepen trilateral cooperation with Japan and affirmed the importance of expanding cooperation between Australia, the US, Japan, and India". "We have been inspired, I have to say, by your success in securing the passage of the tax reforms through the Congress", M...

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  • Ferry explosion 'injures a dozen people' in Mexico
Ferry explosion 'injures a dozen people' in Mexico

Police in Quintana Roo say the victims were taken into care in various hospitals. Local Civil Defense director Juan Medina Sosa said 20 Mexicans, three Canadians and two Americans were injured, but all were in good condition. Fire engulfs the front section of a burning ferry as fire fighters battle the blaze off the shore of Merak city, January 28,...

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  • PM Abbasi in Turkmenistan for TAPI pipeline project inauguration
PM Abbasi in Turkmenistan for TAPI pipeline project inauguration

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi addressed on Friday the inaugural ceremony of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) project in Serhatabad, Turkmenistan. It will provide energy-hungry India gas to run its power plants. "It is good and important and vital for the economy of Afghanistan", he said, noting the pipeline had been under cons...

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  • McLaren Brings Back Papaya Orange With Renault-Powered F1 auto
McLaren Brings Back Papaya Orange With Renault-Powered F1 auto

As last year's model is concerned, the MCL 33 is almost the same, but the auto is steeply raked, with a high rear end and a nose- down situation in the front. "And we definitely view 2018 as the year when McLaren will move closer to the front, fighting teams and drivers as we improve our fortunes". The team hopes you won't be able to miss the #...

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  • Threat at Huntsville High School investigated, no issue found
Threat at Huntsville High School investigated, no issue found

There have since been waves of student arrests and suspensions involving firearms on school campuses. Portland police said they had investigated 43 online threats this year, and that was before the Florida shooting. The student said her schoolmates in lockdown were sharing a Snapchat photo of graffiti warning students not to come to school on Feb...

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  • 4 killed in small plane crash in SW Colorado
4 killed in small plane crash in SW Colorado

The Kaupp family confirmed the deaths in a social media post Friday. The Civil Air Patrol is coordinating the search and rescue efforts, which are being focused on an area 130 miles southwest of Grand Junction based on electronic locator transmitter reports.

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  • Show solidarity with UCU strikes over pensions, says CSP
Show solidarity with UCU strikes over pensions, says CSP

Peter Patrick, vice-president of University of Essex UCU , said: "It's encouraging that our own vice-chancellor shares common ground with staff opposing these devastating proposals". Students are now taking part in a "sit-in" on the Senate House lawns. As a result, some UCU members at 64 unis have made a decision to strike for 14 days over the n...

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  • Missouri Governor Arrested, Indicted On Felony Charge
Missouri Governor Arrested, Indicted On Felony Charge

If convicted, Greitens could face up to four years in prison. Greitens' attorney, in a separate statement, called the indictment "baseless and unfounded". "Both parties and the people of St. Louis deserve a thorough investigation of these allegations". In January Mr Greitens acknowledged the affair, saying he had made "a personal mistake" and...

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  • Freezing winds from Scandinavia and Siberia to hold Ireland in icy grip
Freezing winds from Scandinavia and Siberia to hold Ireland in icy grip

Its forecast added snow showers will continue in the east and southeast on Sunday before becoming "more widespread on Monday". Dubbed the "Beast from the East", the Met Office describes it as when the high pressure over Scandinavia drives winds in from an easterly direction.

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  • Rev. Billy Graham's body to lie in honor at US Capitol
Rev. Billy Graham's body to lie in honor at US Capitol

Church leaders in India, too, mourned the death of Graham. The chairman of the USCCB's Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs said that "in a particular way, Catholics feel the loss of one of the greatest pastors of our time".

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  • Delhi Chief Secretary assault: Court rejects plea for MLAs' police custody
Delhi Chief Secretary assault: Court rejects plea for MLAs' police custody

MLA Prakash Jarwal in connection with alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary at Chief Minister's residence. He also claimed he was roughed up. Khetan told reporters: "As soon as I entered the secretariat, about 150 people surrounded me and started raising slogans and said ' Maro Maro' . It was made a decision to continue peaceful pro...

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  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Karnataka for 3 days from Feb 24
Rahul Gandhi to visit Karnataka for 3 days from Feb 24

He has made many things appear and disappear effortlessly, he said later in the day. Rahul Gandhi , who was in Shillong , Meghalaya on Wednesday, when asked about the 11,000 crore scam of the Punjab National Bank, said, " Narendra Modi is not against corruption".

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  • Twitter Wars: Hashtags trend on Twitter following SC's verdict against Nawaz Sharif
Twitter Wars: Hashtags trend on Twitter following SC's verdict against Nawaz Sharif

By Z A Balti [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to local reports from Pakistan, the chief justice said that since a party head is powerful and political parties control the government, therefore it is mandatory for a party head to fulfill the requirements of Article 62 and 63.

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  • Zimbabwe opposition prepares for election
Zimbabwe opposition prepares for election

Tsvangirai had been the MDC-T's only leader since its formation in 1999. But complications emerged immediately as the other deputy presidents, Elias Mudzuri and Thokozani Khupe, as well as several other senior officials boycotted the meeting.

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  • Turkey Vows To Press On With Syria Offensive
Turkey Vows To Press On With Syria Offensive

Fighters were seen passing through a checkpoint in armoured vehicles. The YPG said in a statement that they welcomed the arrival of the pro-government forces. A reporter for the official Sana news agency said Turkish artillery had targeted the convoy after it crossed into the Kurdish enclave, as well as media personnel accompanying it.

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  • New Zealand cleans up after Cyclone Gita devastation
New Zealand cleans up after Cyclone Gita devastation

In New Zealand , a state of emergency has been declared in Christchurch and two other districts as cyclone Gita hit the country. Civil defence systems were up and running when Gita arrived and the situation had been managed. The supplies went to the clinic in Golden Bay, which was running short because the storm has cut the Takaka Hill Road. C...

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  • India film star Kamal Haasan launches political party
India film star Kamal Haasan launches political party

He said his party has long term goals. Among leaders who have welcomed his decision include: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal , TDP supremo Chandrababu Naidu, JD (U) president Nitish Kumar and senior CPI (M) leader Pinarayi Vijayan. Haasan kicked off the event with a state-wide tour in Madurai . He said that he is just a tool, not a leader a...

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  • Alabama cop shot, killed; suspect also dead
Alabama cop shot, killed; suspect also dead

It's unclear at this point if officer shot and killed him or he killed himself. The slain officer is survived by a wife and a 1-year-old son, shown in this Blue Lives Matter tweet. Following the announcement of his achievement, Billa was honored at the Officer of the Month luncheon, held in Azalea Golf Course Club, and sponsored by Midtown Optimi...

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  • Venezuela's Petro Is The World's First Soverign Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency
Venezuela's Petro Is The World's First Soverign Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency

It reportedly played out before a live studio audience inside the presidential palace. During a demonstration about the technology that will be put in place to support the Petro, it was revealed that a Russian company will run the platform.

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  • BJP Wins 47 Municipalities In Gujarat, Down From 59 in 2013
BJP Wins 47 Municipalities In Gujarat, Down From 59 in 2013

By-elections in seven seats of other six municipalities were also held on Saturday. The polling was also conducted for two district panchayats, 17 taluka panchayats and 1,400 village panchayats. After state BJP president and MLA Jitubhai Vaghani challenged the Congress to release details about the numbers of municipalities it has captured, the Co...

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  • Brown claims insiders trying to derail his bid to reclaim leadership
Brown claims insiders trying to derail his bid to reclaim leadership

Brown, who quit as leader January 25 over allegations in a CTV News report of sexual misconduct he denies, said the deal was never consummated and warned in a Facebook post Monday he is being targeted by "a select group of individuals who feel entitled to destroy what we've built together these past three years".

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  • To-people connect important for Indo-Canadian ties: Trudeau
To-people connect important for Indo-Canadian ties: Trudeau

Earlier this month, the CM had said that while he had no problem meeting Trudeau, however, there were some ministers in his cabinet he would not meet because they "have negative views regarding Punjab". However, Amarinder Singh has now directed the state administration to roll out the red carpet for Trudeau. Trudeau has an agenda filled with meet...

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  • PM inaugurates New BJP HQ in New Delhi
PM inaugurates New BJP HQ in New Delhi

The construction of the party's spacious new headquarters started past year following a Supreme Court directive that party offices should be relocated from the Lutyens' Bungalow Zone. The two premises are part of the pool of official government residences. The event was attended by senior leaders including LK Advani, Rajnath Singh , Dharmendra...

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  • Qatari envoy says both Israel, Hamas want calm
Qatari envoy says both Israel, Hamas want calm

Israel , he said , will not "ignore the attempts to violate our sovereignty or harm our soldiers and residents and we have proven this time and again". "They can only recruit terrorists and suicide bombers via poverty and despair so Hamas is doing all it can to maintain poverty and despair". Hamas blamed Israel's decade-long blockade on the seas...

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  • Hyperloop One In India - Futuristic High-Speed Transportation Coming To India
Hyperloop One In India - Futuristic High-Speed Transportation Coming To India

The loop will be able to ferry about 150 million passengers each year due to the easier access to the airport gates. A proposed full route between Mumbai and Pune would reduce a three hour plus train trip and 2.5 hour drive to a 25 minute journey.

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