• Macron offers to mediate between Iraqi government and Kurds

    Macron offers to mediate between Iraqi government and Kurds

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    France offered on Thursday to mediate in a political crisis pitting Iraq's government against Kurdish regional authorities, and promised to maintain a military presence there until Islamic State was defeated. Iraqi-Kurdish tensions were ratcheted down a notch on Wednesday when the central bank in Baghdad eased financial restrictions imposed after the vote, after receiving a pledge of cooperation from Kurdish banks, an Iraqi banking source said.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins raise second consecutive Stanley Cup banner in home opener

    Pittsburgh Penguins raise second consecutive Stanley Cup banner in home opener

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    They raised their fifth Stanley Cup championship banner to the arena's rafters in a pre-game ceremony full of pomp and circumstance. The Blues are strong at the back but will have to contain one of the league's best teams, players, and offenses on opening night, and while I expect this one to take some time before it opens up I think the Blues could find themselves in big trouble if they conceded the game's first goal.
  • 'We don't want armed confrontation': Iraqi PM on Kurds

    'We don't want armed confrontation': Iraqi PM on Kurds

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    The Iraqi government has also imposed a ban on direct global flights to and from the Kurdish region. Iraqi forces, pushing ahead with a campaign against Islamic State, have captured the town of Hawija and the surrounding areas, the militants' last stronghold in northern Iraq.
  • Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'

    Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'

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    Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Abadi has announced he did not want an armed conflict with Iraqi Kurds but said they should obey Baghdad authorities in the wake of the controversial referendum on independence in the autonomous region. All but four Kurdish-owned banks were allowed to send and receive dollar and foreign currency transfers on Wednesday, the source told Reuters . Abadi, in Paris for bilateral talks, said the Iraqis and Kurds had a common interest in maintaining peace.
  • Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'

    Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'

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    Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Abadi has announced he did not want an armed conflict with Iraqi Kurds but said they should obey Baghdad authorities in the wake of the controversial referendum on independence in the autonomous region. All but four Kurdish-owned banks were allowed to send and receive dollar and foreign currency transfers on Wednesday, the source told Reuters . Abadi, in Paris for bilateral talks, said the Iraqis and Kurds had a common interest in maintaining peace.
  • Iraq's PM Urges Kurdish Peshmerga Forces to Join Iraqi Army After Referendum

    Iraq's PM Urges Kurdish Peshmerga Forces to Join Iraqi Army After Referendum

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    Macron said France and others are anxious about the Kurdish situation after last month's referendum, and said France supports the stability and territorial integrity of Iraq. The Iraqi government has also imposed a ban on direct worldwide flights to and from the Kurdish region. He had on Tuesday called for a "joint administration" of oil-rich Kirkuk and other areas claimed by both his government and the autonomous Kurdish region, provided Baghdad had ultimate authority in any such arrangement.
  • Delhi Policemen Seen Singing Songs With Radhe Maa at GTB Enclave

    Delhi Policemen Seen Singing Songs With Radhe Maa at GTB Enclave

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    Sanjay Sharma said that Radhe Maa was on her way to a Ramleela in the area and visited the police station only to use the toilet. On the same night, a large group of policemen was singing with Radhe Maa at a Ramlila in GTB Enclave. At the age of 13, she had become a disciple of Mahant Ram Deen Das of 1008 Paramhans Bagh Dera Mukerian, in Hoshiarpur district. To me, her name means "Rah De Maa", which means, "Show us the way, mother".
  • Centre urges states to cut Value-Added Tax on petrol, diesel

    Centre urges states to cut Value-Added Tax on petrol, diesel

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    Also Read: Petrol, diesel prices may further cut, as centre wants states to slash VATby 5 %. "States are the biggest beneficiaries". The revenue loss to the government on account of the latest duty cut will Rs 13,000 crore in the remaining part of the current financial year.
  • Is Prabhas dating Baahubali co-star Anushka Shetty? The actor answers

    Is Prabhas dating Baahubali co-star Anushka Shetty? The actor answers

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    The latest buzz in the media is that Prabhas and Anushka Shetty have plans to get engaged in December. Prabhas was crowned as a superstar after the huge success of S S Rajamouli's Baahubali series of films, the last part of which - Baahubali: The Conclusion - released to redefine box office history this year.
  • 'We will endure the pain together': Trump visits Vegas shooting survivors

    'We will endure the pain together': Trump visits Vegas shooting survivors

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    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders faced several questions on gun-control policies on October 2 after a shooting in Las Vegas left at least 58 people dead. Mr Trump, a leader who excels at political provocation and prides himself on commanding strength, has sometimes struggled to project empathy. Trump heads to the city days after a gunman on the 32nd floor of a Vegas Strip hotel and casino opened fire on people at an outdoor country music festival below.
  • Sheriff says gunman had cameras at hotel room

    Sheriff says gunman had cameras at hotel room

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    Ms Danley's brother, Reynaldo Bustos, said he contacted her not long after the shooting. "She probably was even more shocked than us because she is more closer to him than us". Investigators are busy reconstructing Paddock's life, behavior and the people he encountered in the weeks leading up to the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said.