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German election result 'alarming — Turkey's EU minister


Its presence in the Bundestag has shifted Germany's political landscape. Ms Petry, who has long been locked in a dispute with more hardline AfD colleagues, won a seat in yesterday's election and still plans to serve as an MP. "We have understood our task - to be a strong opposition in this country and to defend democracy against those who question it and attack it", Mr Schulz told party members. Read More »

Activist Group Accuses Myanmar Military of 'Crimes Against Humanity'


Rohingya Muslims , described by the the most widely persecuted ethnic group in the world, have faced heightened fears of being targeted since dozens were killed in communal violence in 2012. HRW on Tuesday joined fellow global rights group Amnesty worldwide in labelling the conduct of the Tatmadaw army of Burma - which along with Buddhist vigilante groups is accused of extrajudicial killings, arson and rape - crimes against humanity. Read More »

Nokia 8 launched in India - Know everything about price, availability & features


But now with its killer price , HMD Global has made sure these omissions do not really matter. Running the famous Android OS Nougat 7.1.1 it promises users to upgrade to the latest Android 8 .0 Oreo. The Nokia 8 comes with two 13-megapixel cameras featuring both RGB and monochrome sensors. The colour sensor is equipped with OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation). Read More »

Merkel Hangs on to Power Among Rising Far Right Movement

German Chancellor Angela Merkel woke up Monday to a fourth term but now faces the double headache of an emboldened hard-right opposition party and thorny coalition talks ahead. The other story of the night was the rise of some of the other small parties. "I will assure my colleagues that Germany will act responsibly in the phase in which we are in transition". Read More »

National view: The devolution of repeal and replace


The bill's chances of passage took a serious blow Friday when Sen. "The legislation does correct a serious flaw in the Affordable Care Act by ensuring that no federal funds are used for abortion or go to plans that cover it". Cantwell. "I would ask any governor to say today I have an idea of how I'm going to pay for healthcare in my state if you cut this program in 2027". "Every state would be a loser under Graham-Cassidy, and Alabama is no exception", Arise Citizens' Policy Project ... Read More »

Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in teen sexting case


It was not immediately clear if his soon-to-be ex-wife Huma Abedin , the former aide to Hillary Clinton , was in the Manhattan courtroom as U.S. District Judge Denise Cote handed down the 21-month punishment. He resigned from his seat after he admitted to sending "messages and photos of an explicit nature with about six women" over a period of about three years. Read More »

Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar, Rohingyas suspected


Bangladesh is keeping a close watch on the refugee influx to make sure Rohingya camps are not targeted by extremist elements for potential recruits, a senior official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Khaleej Times. Members of the small Hindu minority appear to have been caught in the middle. ARSA has previously been warned by the state government for the allegations on them of murdering up to 44 civilians and kidnapping 22 others. Read More »

DFA says PHL respects Malaysia's stand on Rakhine issue


But tens of thousands of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists, and the region's small population of Hindus , have also bolted from their homes, saying they were attacked by Rohingya militants. "The scorched earth policy employed by the terrorists is another factor", Suan said. The South Asian regional seminar of Communist and Left parties has urged the governments of South Asia, including Myanmar, Bangladesh, India and Nepal, and the worldwide community to finalise a roadmap to solve the Rohingya crisis. Read More »

Au ''oui'' pour l'indépendance du Kurdistan, il y a un '' mais — Irak


Autre bénéfice: les revenus de la vente du pétrole du Kurdistan sont déposés dans une banque turque avant d'être transférés aux Kurdes, selon un accord entre Erbil et Ankara. Dans les rues, les drapeaux kurdes se mélangeaient à ceux de la célébration chiite d'Achoura, avec les figures des deux imams Hussein et Ali. Amir, son fils, ne veut rien entendre. Read More »

Cowboys Lead TCU After One Quarter


But most of the rest of their passes were underneath, and many required precise throws by Rudolph. The true freshman is going to be a good one. Running backs carried the ball 26 times for the Cowboys on Saturday. Bedlam was supposed to be the roadblock. However, the margin for error is nearly non-existent now. But we've got a lot of football left to play before we get to November. Read More »

Latest GOP repeal plan likely dead after Collins says 'no'


Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) was already the most sweeping of any Obamacare repeal effort in its restrictions on reproductive health coverage . "That means more freedom in the marketplace". "What McCain has done is a tremendous slap in the face of the Republican party", he continued. Hundreds of demonstrators waited outside the hearing room, booing Republican senators as they entered for the first and only scheduled session on the bill. Read More »

World's heaviest woman dies


Even in her latest pictures and media reports, she seemed to be progressing well. Everyone is feeling bad for Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty death. Lakdawala said she had done well post surgery, with improved kidney function. She hailed from Egypt and weighed approximately 500 kg. Eman was supposed to stay in the hospital for physiotherapy to help her get used of the limbs that have been basically dormant for years. Read More »

Revised Graham-Cassidy Bill Would Benefit States of Holdout Senators


Senator Collins has said she's "leaning no." And, he said, it's the opposite of "federalism", or giving states more authority, which the bill's sponsors claim to be advancing. Luther Strange win a primary contest this week. Her standard , set in June, is simple, and appropriate: A Senate bill should not reduce the number of people with health insurance. Read More »

Outer Banks to feel some impacts from Hurricane Maria


A tropical storm watch and storm surge watch remains for Surf City to Cape Lookout and north of Duck. Even as the center of Maria is expected to remain offshore, impacts will be felt across Eastern NC due to the large size of the storm's wind field. Read More »

The Burgeoning Humanitarian Crisis in Puerto Rico


An Austin police officer from the USA territory described his family's experience as they rode out the storm. Every part of the system was affected, Bloomberg reports , with transmission towers toppled and damage to hydroelectric dams increasing the potential for rupture and threatening thousands of nearby residents. Read More »

HTC U11 Plus Release Date Rumored In Latest Report

We want to say this is surprising information, but considering the sorry state HTC's smartphone business has been in lately, it really isn't. The smartphone launched in India in October past year at a price tag of Rs 76,000. Due to bezel-less display , the U11 Plus will be quite large in size when compared to U Ultra and U11 in the physical dimension. In fact, the iPhone 8 is the fastest phone now a lot. Read More »

North Korea, Venezuela and Chad brought under Trump's travel ban


In a bid to make America safe again, the United States has brought Venezuela , North Korea , and Chad under Trump's controversial travel ban. The Department of Homeland Security has suggested the president approve new, more focused on limitations on outside nationals from nations it says decline to impart data to the US or, on the other hand haven't avoided potential risk. Read More »

India beat Aus to clinch ODI series


I want to get better, there's always scope for improvement". Here India has won all the matches. The win meant that India have maintained their unbeaten run in Indore and have now recorded sixth consecutive ODI series win since June 2016. Read More »

Scrutin difficile pour la REM, la droite favorite — Elections sénatoriales


S'il veut toujours passer par la voie du Congrès, il lui faudra l'accord des deux chambres - donc celui du Sénat, à majorité de droite - puis l'appui de 3/5e des parlementaires, sénateurs et députés confondus. Le Palais du Luxembourg est rajeuni de deux mois à peine. Parmi les autres personnalités en lice, les ex-ministres socialistes Laurence Rossignol, André Vallini et Patrick Kanner ont été élus ou réélus, dans l'Oise, l'Isère et le Nord. Read More »

Saquon Barkley is from another world


Of course, the Nittany Lions are familiar with Iowa's lead back. The discrepancy in rushing yards was astounding, as PSU had 295 to Iowa's 82. His 358 all-purpose yards set a new school single-game record as he simply refused to go down - running through, around and jumping over Iowa defenders all night in the best one-game performance by a Penn State running back ever. Read More »

Jio iPhone 8 Offer


The smartphone runs on numerous same components you'd find in the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus , including the A11 Bionic chip. While the iPhone X will be available for Rs 89,000 for the 64GB storage variant. Apple also acknowledged a problem with its new Apple Watch Series 3, which hits stores on Friday and features its own cellular connection for the first time. Read More »

China bans LNG exports to the North


This tremor is smaller than the other ones that have occurred when North Korea tests weapons. Washington had initially sought a full oil embargo, but softened its stance to secure backing from Russian Federation and China - the North's sole ally and main trading partner, responsible for around 90 percent of its commerce. Read More »

Ducey says he still supports health care bill


Graham-Cassidy is the latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace the legislation with a plan that would strip millions of Americans of their health care. The governors who signed the letter are particularly notable, since some are from states represented by Republican senators who are weighing whether to back the bill. Read More »

Rand Paul responds to Trump's tweet


Aides to Lee, a conservative Republican and close ally of Cruz, were not immediately available for comment. "We already have a problem under the Affordable Care act with the cost of premiums and deductibles, and finally, I'm very concerned about the erosion of protections for people with pre-existing conditions ". Read More »

Supporters of DACA Rally in Laredo


Victor encouraged students to seek out long-term solutions that would allow them to stay in the country, and above all reminded the university that "Hurst is home ", despite what may be going on in the country. According to CNN, Mexico has the biggest number of accepted applicants for DACA. Asked whether he believes Congress will pass legislation that achieves that, Johnson said, "I think so". Read More »

Mauricio Pellegrino believes Southampton controlled game against Man Utd

And it didn't take long for the Red Devils to do just that, with a familiar face notching the opener. It was Romelu Lukaku who scored the only goal in an unmistakably tight contest. The Manchester United manager told a news conference on Friday afternoon: "He has to work". It wasn't the easiest of wins for United as we had to defend deep and hit the Saints on a counter majorly in the second half. Read More »

Trump accuses Iran of cooperation with North Korea after missile test launch

In August, Donald Trump imposed a mandatory and severe penalty and an embargo on Iran due to its advancement in military weapons which are a direct threat to America. Britain also voiced concerns about the latest test. Extremely concerned by reports of Iran missile test, which is inconsistent with United Nations resolution 2231 . Read More »

China urges North Korea to not to go further in 'dangerous direction'

Pyongyang has launched dozens of missiles this year, several of them flying over Japan , as it accelerates a weapons programme aimed at enabling it to target the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile. He said the action "was a somewhat unexpected move and we appreciate it". "North Korea may assume that nuclear weapons will ensure the survival of its regime". Read More »