• Syria's future on table at Sochi conference

    Syria's future on table at Sochi conference

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    Iran, Turkey and Russian Federation are the peace guarantor states. Members from Syria's Kurdish autonomous region said on January 28 they would not participate because of Turkey's ongoing offensive on the Kurdish enclave of Afrin. Western powers have viewed the Russian peace initiative with suspicion, worrying that Moscow is seeking to undermine the UN-backed talks with a view to carving out a settlement that strengthens its ally Assad.
  • Terorrists Attack Army Post Near Military Academy in Afghan Capital

    Terorrists Attack Army Post Near Military Academy in Afghan Capital

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    At least four assailants also were killed. An officer at the academy told Agence France-Presse he could hear an explosion and gunfire. Militants including the Taliban and ISIS have stepped up their attacks on beleaguered Afghan security forces in recent months, sapping morale already lowered by desertions and corruption.
  • Finances Session from Monday, Centre to push triple talaq invoice

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    Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley , Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and Sudip Bandyopadhyay of the Trinamool Congress were among those who attended the meeting. However, the move is all set to meet a stiff resistance from the Opposition parties. "The government should adopt a cooperative attitude and allow the opposition to raise these issues", Congress leader Pramod Tiwari said.
  • Latest forecast on light snow expected overnight

    Latest forecast on light snow expected overnight

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    Saturday will be even warmer with clouds early and highs in the upper 40s. Gusts as high as 55 miles per hour are possible in wind-prone mountain areas and as high as 35 miles per hour on the northeastern plains. Warmer temperatures and rain should melt the rest of it away. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Omaha area are forecast to be mostly to partly sunny with highs in the mid-40s.
  • Kabul ambulance bomb kills nearly 100

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    US President Donald Trump , who a year ago sent more American troops to Afghanistan and ordered an increase in airstrikes and other assistance to Afghan forces, said the attack "renews our resolve and that of our Afghan partners". The blast happened in a crowded area of the city where several high-profile organisations including the European Union have offices. Police checked the first vehicle and, assuming the two ambulances were together, waved them through, he said.
  • Donald Trump's views on climate change are very unusual

    Donald Trump's views on climate change are very unusual

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    The increasing average temperature of the Earth ― that is, global warming ― is one key result. "The ice caps were going to melt", he said, "they were going to be gone by now". The world's oceans were the hottest ever recorded in 2017. This is the second time Trump has demanded renegotiation since he announced the United States exit a year ago.
  • Trump pledges United States to become UK's major trade partner after Brexit

    Trump pledges United States to become UK's major trade partner after Brexit

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    Davis reveals he wants Britain to remain inside the EU's trade deals with other countries, such as Canada and Korea, during the transitional period. Leading Tory Brexiteers Jacob Rees-Mogg said he "profoundly disagrees" with the comments. She tweeted a photo of the Sunday Times front page which carried the headline "Tories in turmoil", adding: "And yet the old guard hangs on in and doesn't understand why we need to change, saying MPs like me aren't 'proper Torys.' Good God we need to get ...
  • Sen. Graham: Mueller 'Good Man' to Get to Backside of Meddling, Collusion

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    The New York Times , followed by The Washington Post , reported Thursday evening that Trump issued an order to have Mueller fired in June. Graham, who started pushing his bill in August, doubled down on it on Sunday. The committee may also consider a Democratic memo by Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the committee, who said he would be offering his own memo Monday evening to counter the Nunes one.
  • Drought-hit Cape Town pushes water rationing amid crisis

    Drought-hit Cape Town pushes water rationing amid crisis

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    Ramaphosa announced last week that he intends to assemble a team to tackle this crisis. Helen Zille said it was still possible to avoid what has become known as Day Zero, when the water supply will be shut off. "We must allay the fears of South Africans", she told the anxious audience. "It's not in throwing in money that the solutions will be found". According to the Sowetan Live, Mokonyane said the city council should not have even introduced the countdown to the day taps would run dry, ...