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Brazil sends in troops as Venezuelan migrants attacked

Brazil sends in troops as Venezuelan migrants attacked The Ministry of Public Security informed reporters that although soldiers were already stationed at the border towns, it would send an addition 60 soldiers to Roraima on Monday, to reinforce them. Tensions are rising in Latin America over migration triggered by the crises in Venezuela and in Nicaragua, where President Daniel Ortega has led a brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters. [Full Article...]

Talks of Xi's visit to Pyongyang raise new speculations

Talks of Xi's visit to Pyongyang raise new speculations Kim Kwang-ho, 79, speaks about his family members in North Korea during an interview at his home in Seoul, South Korea . Many of the South Korean participants in the reunions will be war refugees who were born in North Korea. It will be the Chinese leader's first visit to the North Korean capital since he took power in 2012, and 13 years after the last visit by a Chinese President, when Xi's pr... [Full Article...]

US Indicts Two Iranians for Allegedly Spying for Tehran

US Indicts Two Iranians for Allegedly Spying for Tehran Both were arrested on August 9. He then traveled to California where he met Ghorbani, apparently for the first time, according to the indictment. In July 2017, Doostdar traveled to Chicago, where he took photos of the security features of the Rohr Chabad House. [Full Article...]

Iran: US 'action group' will fail to overthrow regime

Iran: US 'action group' will fail to overthrow regime Zarif said European governments had put forward proposals to maintain oil and banking ties with Iran after the second phase of USA sanctions return in November. "We do not want to revisit that nuclear deal". According to Xinhua's report which cites a telephonic conversation between a Chinese diplomat with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (J... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu and Bolton discussions focus on Iran nuclear programme

Netanyahu and Bolton discussions focus on Iran nuclear programme Most have had no word on whether their relatives are still alive because they are not allowed to visit each other across the border or even exchange letters, phone calls or email. The North uses the reunions for propaganda purposes, carefully choosing participants based on loyalty and instructing them to praise the authoritarian leadership during the meetings. [Full Article...]

Nazi guard Palij deported by United States to Germany

Nazi guard Palij deported by United States to Germany The deportation of the 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard, Jakiw Palij , came 25 years after investigators first confronted him about his World War II past and he admitted lying to get into the USA, claiming he spent the war as a farmer and factory worker. [Full Article...]

Former Nazi Camp Guard Deported From U.S. To Germany

He was then transferred to a stretcher and taken across the city in an ambulance. "Palij had lied about being a Nazi and remained in the United States for decades". Hillel Goldman, associate principal of the Orthodox Jewish Rambam Mesivta High School, speaks as he and students from the school protest former Nazi concentration camp guard Jakiw Palij , 94, Thursday, Nov. [Full Article...]

Cop rescues toddler girl allegedly left in hot vehicle for 12 HOURS

Cop rescues toddler girl allegedly left in hot vehicle for 12 HOURS The child became responsive once Dunn blasted the air conditioning with her in his patrol vehicle. Officials said the girl was left in the auto when her mother, 33-year-old Casey Dyan Keller, drove to a liquor store with three children, returned home but left the 3-year-old in the vehicle. [Full Article...]

Taiwan Blasts China's "Behaviour" As Ally El Salvador Switches Sides

Taiwan Blasts China's The number of Taiwan's diplomatic allies who have cut ties since President Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in two years ago keeps climbing: El Salvador jumped on the bandwagon this Tuesday to pull out its diplomats, the fifth one after São Tomé and Príncipe, Panama, the Dominican Republic and Burkina Faso to switched allegiance to Beijing since 2016. [Full Article...]

Muslims congregate for Eid prayers as Zilhaj concludes

Muslims congregate for Eid prayers as Zilhaj concludes Worshipers clad in their best clothes from Cairo to Dakar, Mogadishu to Abuja, Khartoum to Addis Ababa, Yaounde to Brazzaville and Harare to Windhoek are marking the day with prayers said at open-air prayer grounds or in mosques. As you offer your prayers on Eid-ul-Adha, I hope that the true spirit of this auspicious occasion fills your heart with happiness and good cheer. The prayers which bega... [Full Article...]

Pakistan condemns rocket attacks on Kabul

Pakistan condemns rocket attacks on Kabul Two people were wounded, AFP reported citing an interior ministry spokesman. Afghan security forces have reportedly freed almost 150 people kidnapped by the Taliban on Monday. The Afghan public and the government's worldwide backers, led by the United States, have been hoping that the successful cease-fire in June, followed by first-ever private talks between Taliban representatives and US diplo... [Full Article...]

Kerala floodwater starts to recede, as fear of disease spreads

Kerala floodwater starts to recede, as fear of disease spreads More than one million people are now packing relief camps to escape devastating monsoon floods in Kerala, where more than 410 people have died, officials said. This year however, the region has received 40 percent more rainfall than normal. Absolute rainfall ranged from as high as 206.4 mm in Idukki to 67.2 mm in Kasargod. [Full Article...]

Colorado man charged with murder in deaths of wife, 2 kids

Colorado man charged with murder in deaths of wife, 2 kids The defendant is scheduled to hear the charges in court Tuesday morning. Court documents obtained by FOX31 and Channel 2 on Monday said that Watts' attorneys will ask for a bond modification hearing as well as a preliminary hearing. Watts then admitted to loading their bodies into the back of his ute before driving them to an oil work site he used to be employed at. A judge on Friday denied a ... [Full Article...]

Peter Dutton launches challenge against Malcolm Turnbull for the prime ministership

Peter Dutton launches challenge against Malcolm Turnbull for the prime ministership Speaking in Canberra after losing a party room ballot 48 votes to 35, Mr Dutton did not rule out a second tilt at the nation's top job. Dutton will move to the backbench from the Home Affairs Minister position he lobbied hard to create, where he is likely to continue to agitate for the leadership. [Full Article...]

China rapidly expanding overwater bomber operations, Pentagon warns lawmakers

China rapidly expanding overwater bomber operations, Pentagon warns lawmakers The assessment, which comes at a time of heightened U.S. According to the spokesman, Beijing is a facilitator of world peace, a contributor to global development and the worldwide order that always adheres to a path of peaceful development and a defensive military strategy. [Full Article...]

PM: No policy change towards China

PM: No policy change towards China The comments served as a reminder of Mahathir's criticisms of Beijing on the campaign trail, when he said " we gain nothing" from Chinese investment and warned of selling off the country to foreigners. The country has charged former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak with money laundering, criminal breach of trust and abuse in relation to the transfer of RM42 million from a former 1MDB unit... [Full Article...]

Peter Dutton Resigns From Cabinet After His Failed Effort to Knife Turnbull

Peter Dutton Resigns From Cabinet After His Failed Effort to Knife Turnbull Under headlines such as "PM's leadership on knife edge" major papers said some government members were gauging support for Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton to replace Turnbull. The outbreak of leadership speculation has frustrated and anxious Mr Turnbull's supporters. Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese said the prime minister should call an election, if he survives the week. [Full Article...]

Liberal leadership: MPs coy ahead of crucial party room meeting

The Daily Telegraph reports Mr Dutton is still considering a challenge to Mr Turnbull at the Liberal party room meeting this morning or that he may hold off to build more support before striking next month. "Mr Turnbull is truly a white flag prime minister", Mr Shorten said. The Telegraph says Abbott would return to "a prestigious portfolio" such as Home Affairs or Defence and would be "tasked ... [Full Article...]

Hunter Gets Hunted In Police Attack

Hunter Gets Hunted In Police Attack A police spokesman refused to comment on local media reports that the man was from Algeria and had shouted " Allahu akbar " (God is greatest) during the attack. Last year's attack was the worst on Spanish soil since train bombings in the capital Madrid in 2004 killed 191 people and wounded more than 1,800 others. [Full Article...]

Tears as Korean families reunite for first time in decades

Tears as Korean families reunite for first time in decades Most of the participants in the reunions are in their 70s or older and are eager to see their loved ones once more before they die. Some of those selected for this year's reunions gave up after learning that their parents or siblings had died and that they could only meet more distant relatives whom they had never seen before. [Full Article...]


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