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World News All weather friend China praises Pakistan for 'Kashmir de-escalation'
Author: 0 All weather friend China praises Pakistan for 'Kashmir de-escalation'

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and the top Saudi diplomat have discussed bilateral and regional matters, a spokesman for the prime minister's office said, Xinhua news agency reported on Friday. The JeM claimed responsibility for the Pulwama attack. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Vice Foreign Minister Kong's Islamabad visit is "designed for communication with Pakistan for the situation concerning both India and Pakistan".

World News President Trump says former attorney Cohen lied, asked for a pardon
Author: 0 President Trump says former attorney Cohen lied, asked for a pardon

Davis said Cohen had "directed" his lawyer to explore a pardon being dangled by Trump's legal team, adding this was prior to July 2018, when Cohen stopped being part of Trump's team and later began to co-operate with prosecutors. The latest act in the Shakespearean tragedy - farce? - over Cohen's fall from grace in Trumpworld came to light in the past week over a fierce debate as to whether the attorney had sought a pardon from the president after his office and hotel room were raided by the ...

World News On the eve of HBO’s new documentary, Adnan Syed’s conviction is reinstated
Author: 0 On the eve of HBO’s new documentary, Adnan Syed’s conviction is reinstated

But the state's supreme court ultimately decided against it, with an order to reverse the judgment by the Baltimore City Circuit Court. Host Sarah Koenig spent the first season chronicling events surrounding the murder of Syed's former girlfriend Hae Min Lee , his Woodlawn High School classmate whose body was found in Baltimore's Leakin Park.

World News Detained British-Iranian mother granted diplomatic protection by UK
Author: 0 Detained British-Iranian mother granted diplomatic protection by UK

Responding to the foreign secretary's decision, Nazanin's husband, Richard, told HuffPost UK: "We are glad he has decided enough is enough - he is right". "All these things are possible, but we would like to solve this in an amicable way", he said. "My decision is an important diplomatic step which signals to Tehran that its behaviour is totally wrong".

World News Partner of French Islamist who stabbed prison guards dies after police raid
Author: 0 Partner of French Islamist who stabbed prison guards dies after police raid

After the stabbing, the couple barricaded themselves in a room used for family visits in the top security jail in Conde-sur-Sarthe, northern France for ten hours before police stormed the room, anti-terrorist prosecutor Remy Heitz said. Condé-sur-Sarthe is reportedly one of the nation's most secure jails, and is not plagued by overcrowding like some other facilities in the country, Belloubet added.

World News No militants will be allowed to attack from Pakistani soil: Imran Khan
Author: 0 No militants will be allowed to attack from Pakistani soil: Imran Khan

Pakistan began a crackdown against militant groups this week amid growing worldwide pressure in the wake of a bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir by a militant group based in Pakistan. The NYT stated: "The JeM, which seeks independence for Kashmir or its merger with Pakistan, took responsibility (for the Kashmir bombing)". Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday that his government would not let any armed groups function in the country amid intensifying crackdown on Islamist ...

World News Thai court bans party that nominated princess for PM
Author: 0 Thai court bans party that nominated princess for PM

Thai Raksa Chart's demise comes less than three weeks before the first election since the military seized power almost five years ago and launched a crusade to diminish Thaksin's influence. Ubolratana's nomination was a stunning move, not only because it would have broken a taboo on a senior member of the royal family running for public office, but also because it would have allied her with a party considered by many royalists to be unsympathetic to the monarchy.

World News France convicts top Catholic official over sex abuse cover-up
Author: 0 France convicts top Catholic official over sex abuse cover-up

Some of Mr Preynat's alleged victims took action against Barbarin and five others over their inaction. As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner. In 2017, the cardinal told Le Monde that he did not hide allegations against Father Preynat, but said that his response to the allegations had been "inadequate".

World News President Trump says Michael Cohen lied about not seeking a pardon
Author: 0 President Trump says Michael Cohen lied about not seeking a pardon

One of those attorneys, he said, was Jay Sekulow, who has denied the allegation. A spokesperson for Cummings did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comment on when that review would take place. Trump. In his statement on Thursday, Davis tried to downplay the contradiction between his statement and Cohen's testimony. "As I warned before Mr.

World News International Women's Day Facts You Need to Know
Author: 0 International Women's Day Facts You Need to Know

When I look at my face I see dark circles and I look and feel exhausted. "On International Women's Day , I'm reflecting on the future we all want for our daughters: one where they can live out their aspirations without limits", the former president tweeted before most people had their morning coffee.

World News A new diamond business, £8 million flat, £10,000 jacket
Author: 0 A new diamond business, £8 million flat, £10,000 jacket

Revealing Modi's whereabouts, Telegraph UK released a video on Saturday, March 9, in which the fugitive businessman can be seen strolling on the streets of London sporting a handle-bar moustache and a jacket by Ostrich Hide, said to cost "at least £10,000".

World News Pakistan escalates militant crackdown after Kashmir attacks
Author: 0 Pakistan escalates militant crackdown after Kashmir attacks

The next confrontation might not end so calmly, the paper said. Days after Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi admitted that the Jaish-e-Mohammed's chief is present in the country, its military has claimed the terror outfit which took responsibility for the Pulwama attack does not exist in Pakistan.

World News Venezuela's Juan Guaido returns home, calls for more protests
Author: 0 Venezuela's Juan Guaido returns home, calls for more protests

He had returned from a secret trip to Colombia where he helped organise humanitarian aid to Venezuela in spite of a Supreme Court order banning him from travel. "If the regime has even a little bit of conscience, they should not arrest Guaido because people truly would not put up with it", said supporter Franklin Lopez.

World News Beijing: Huawei suing USA government is 'absolutely appropriate'
Author: 0 Beijing: Huawei suing USA government is 'absolutely appropriate'

We will be watching this and other Huawei-related developments keenly to see what happens. The complaint landed days after finance chief Meng Wanzhou sued Canada's government for allegedly trampling her constitutional rights during her December arrest - an effort to discredit the case against her as she awaits potential extradition to the US for bank fraud.

World News Venezuela hit by major blackout, government blames 'sabotage'
Author: 0 Venezuela hit by major blackout, government blames 'sabotage'

Just over an hour later, Maduro posted on Twitter: "The electric war announced and led by the American imperialism against our people will be defeated". The state power company Corpoelec said there has been sabotage at a big hydroelectric plant called Guri in Bolivar state, one of the largest in Latin America.

World News Sherrod Brown not running for president in 2020
Author: 0 Sherrod Brown not running for president in 2020

Brown, a three-term senator from the swing state of OH, said he would continue the fight to make his "dignity of work" platform a centerpiece of the Democratic agenda, but that his party would be best served by him remaining in the US Senate.

World News Einstein ‘puzzle’ solved as missing page emerges in new trove
Author: 0 Einstein ‘puzzle’ solved as missing page emerges in new trove

Gutfreund said Einstein was a "colorful person," in addition to being a world-renowned scientist. Most of the documents constitute complex handwritten mathematical equations behind Einstein's scientific writings in the late 1940s. These days, Cortell Reisman delivers keynote lectures titled "Letters from Einstein", in which she shares with individuals and businesses how to apply Einstein's principles to increase creativity in their own personal and professional lives.

World News Taking aim at Carnival, Brazil president Jair Bolsanaro tweets obscene post
Author: 0 Taking aim at Carnival, Brazil president Jair Bolsanaro tweets obscene post

Some critics denounced the president for using an isolated scene to attack the country's wildly popular annual carnival, which this year has been used as a platform by many to protest Bolsonaro's intolerance towards minorities. Bolsonaro was elected past year in large part due to the support of the powerful Evangelical community, promising to crack down on the corruption that has decimated the country's political and business elite, and to get tough on a sky-high murder rate.

World News Bill Shine resigns from White House communications post
Author: 0 Bill Shine resigns from White House communications post

He served eight months and managed to keep a low-profile throughout his tenure in a White House full of personalities. Baker largely downplayed The New Yorker's examination relationship between Trump and Fox News as a major reason for Shine's departure - although Baker did say that Trump does care about being seen as "too close to Fox".

World News Chelsea Manning: Wikileaks source jailed for refusing to testify
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning: Wikileaks source jailed for refusing to testify

Manning has said she objects to the secrecy of the grand jury process, and that she already revealed everything she knows at her court martial. If found in contempt, Manning acknowledged, she could be ordered to jail. Former President Barack Obama shortened her sentence to about seven years shortly before he left office. "I will exhaust every legal remedy available", she said.

World News Shamima Begum's Newborn Son May Have Died, Her Lawyer Claims
Author: 0 Shamima Begum's Newborn Son May Have Died, Her Lawyer Claims

Last week, Akujnee said: "I can confirm that it is our understanding that Shamima has been moved from Al-Hol due to safety concerns around her and her baby". Begum was 15 when she travelled to Syria with two friends to marry IS fighters in 2015. She has also been told that her British citizenship is to be stripped by the Home Secretary, Savid Javid.

World News North West set to be hit with snow this weekend
Author: 0 North West set to be hit with snow this weekend

Met Éireann isn't taking any chances this weekend warning of snow, sleet, hail and rain over the weekend. The rain in the west of the country will spread eastwards to all areas of the country, before learning this afternoon. It will become a bit milder with highest temperature of 7C to 10C. Areas east of I-95 will see mostly rain. It will clear overnight with showers following from the west.

Author: 0 Macron Attacks Brexit, Calls for 'European Federalism' in Pre-Election War Cry

Italy's anti-migrant Interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has repeatedly criticized Macron and said he hoped the French would not back him in the upcoming elections. Representatives from other right-wing political parties across the EU are set to discuss the matter in a meeting of the European people's Party on March 20.

World News McHenry County Sheriff's deputy dies after being shot in Rockford
Author: 0 McHenry County Sheriff's deputy dies after being shot in Rockford

He had served the McHenry community nearly 13 years, according to the McHenry County's Sheriff's Office. The wounded deputy was taken to Mercy Health Javon Bea Hospital in critical condition, where he later died. Illinois State Police say a pursuit at speeds well in excess of 100 miles per hour in inclement weather and adverse road conditions occurred. Rockford police Lt.

World News Several injured after high winds tilt Florida-bound cruise ship
Author: 0 Several injured after high winds tilt Florida-bound cruise ship

Several passengers were injured when a Norwegian cruise ship listed during a freak weather event, officials said. Tod Goodyear, a spokesman for the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, told Spectrum News 13 that the 4,266-passenger capacity Escape had encountered a "weather incident".

World News Heads Bowed to the Ground, Suspected ISIS Members Surrender
Author: 0 Heads Bowed to the Ground, Suspected ISIS Members Surrender

U.S. Army General Joseph Votel, head of the U.S. Central Command, has said that the current political situation in Afghanistan and the status of negotiations with the Taliban now under way "don't merit" a troop withdrawal, despite President Donald Trump's goal of a drawdown.

World News North Korea NUKE testing again? Fears after natural disaster caused by ‘artificial EXPLOSION'
Author: 0 North Korea NUKE testing again? Fears after natural disaster caused by ‘artificial EXPLOSION'

A South Korean defense spokeswoman says the US and South Korea are sharing intelligence about the activity at a missile research center on the outskirts of Pyongyang and at a separate long-range rocket site. The US and South Korea agreed on Sunday to replace two major war games that take place every spring - the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle drills - with a shorter "Dong Maeng" or "Alliance" exercise which kicked off this week.

World News Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent 2019
Author: 0 Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent 2019

Yep, it's the day where those who want to get ash smudged across their foreheads in the shape of a cross. Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day that marks the start of Lent, the period of prayer, fasting and repentance leading up to Easter .

World News Malaysian PM Visiting the Philippines to Expand Cooperation
Author: 0 Malaysian PM Visiting the Philippines to Expand Cooperation

Locally known as "The West Philippine Sea", the South China Sea is a conflicted geographical region to which China has claimed its authority by establishing militarized islands and reefs. "I highlighted that Malaysia has been a favourite healthcare destination for the Philippines". Malaysia is the third-party facilitator for the government's peace negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

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