• Arab League to discuss Iranian 'violations'
Arab League to discuss Iranian 'violations'

Saudi Arabia has summoned its ambassador in Germany home for consultations over comments allegedly made by German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel during a meeting with his Lebanese counterpart, the Saudi Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

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  • Tsunami warning issued after magnitude 7 undersea quake strikes near New Caledonia
Tsunami warning issued after magnitude 7 undersea quake strikes near New Caledonia

It struck at a shallow depth of 10km, prompting the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre to issue a hazardous tsunami warning. According to reports, evacuation orders for the coastal regions have not been issued yet. "Parked cars were shaking and everyone went outside", one official from Mare told AFP. Geoscience Australia seismologist Spiro Spiliopo...

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  • Stampede kills 15 near popular tourist town in Morocco
Stampede kills 15 near popular tourist town in Morocco

Most of the victims were women and elderly people. The town is in Essaouira province, which abuts the Atlantic coast southwest of Casablanca. "The tragedy... An investigation has been set up to determine what happened and establish responsibility, authorities have said. Manar Khouda, a teacher who runs the Facebook page, said the annual distrib...

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  • Gunman sought after Pennsylvania police officer killed in traffic stop
Gunman sought after Pennsylvania police officer killed in traffic stop

The shooting happened around 8 p.m. ET Friday in New Kensington, about 18 miles from Pittsburgh . The discovery came after an announcement that the reward offered for information leading to an arrest of the gunman rose to $40,000 on Saturday, as an intense manhunt continued.

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  • Manmohan Singh chosen for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development
Manmohan Singh chosen for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet paid tributes to the former Prime Minister Mrs. Gandhi on her birth anniversary. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has said, Indira Gandhi was committed to the ideals of secularism and social justice.

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  • Weinstein had hitlist of people to prevent from disclosing sex scandal
Weinstein had hitlist of people to prevent from disclosing sex scandal

In the month since The New Yorker and The New York Times published allegations of producer Weinstein's serial predatory behaviour, some 100 women have since accused him of misconduct ranging from harassment to rape. The list was drawn up with the alleged intention of prevent accusers from going public. Farrow reported that Weinstein hired B...

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  • Bangladesh launches talks with Myanmar on Rohingya repatriation deal
Bangladesh launches talks with Myanmar on Rohingya repatriation deal

More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine for neighboring Bangladesh since late August, when the military launched what it called "clearance operations" in response to insurgent attacks. He said Bangladesh had managed to provide humanitarian aid to the Rohingya people despite the country facing the burden of turbulence in Myanmar. Stat...

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  • U.S. general says nuclear launch order from Trump can be refused
U.S. general says nuclear launch order from Trump can be refused

President, that's illegal.' And guess what he's going to do? For example, what would happen if an American president ordered a nuclear strike, for whatever reason, and the four-star general at Strategic Command balked or refused, believing it to be illegal? GOP is toast if it follows Trump, Moore: Sen Flake Republican US Senator Jeff Flake, an ou...

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  • Arab League leaders slam Iran amid regional tensions
Arab League leaders slam Iran amid regional tensions

Riyadh's latest effort to ratchet up pressure against its Shiite rival comes after Houthi rebels in Yemen fired a ballistic missile at Saudi Arabia earlier in the month. Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit said Lebanon was among the countries that voted in favour of the resolution, except for the points in which Hezbollah was mentioned.

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  • Woman police dubbed
Woman police dubbed "Hamburglar" turns herself in

She was charged with burglary and theft. The woman pulled up to the drive-thru window at the McDonald's on the 8300 block of Benson Drive in Columbia on November 5 at 1 a.m. She then attempted to wipe her fingerprints from the area and disable the surveillance system. After the video of the McDonald's burglary went viral, police say they receiv...

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  • Salvation Army seeks bill ringer volunteers
Salvation Army seeks bill ringer volunteers

Expenses to live are higher. These generous actions make all the difference to friends, family and neighbors in need. In particular, the food bank at the Salvation Army is busier than ever and they are now providing service to 235 per month.

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  • Roy Moore's attorney tries to discredit accuser
Roy Moore's attorney tries to discredit accuser

Speaking on the steps of the state Capitol here before several dozen women, and after several previous speakers, Kayla Moore definitively said her husband would not bow out of the contest. Numerous Republican senators have called on Moore to drop out of the race against Democrat Doug Jones , but the White House wouldn't go that far. "We stand ...

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  • Saudi monarch to step down in favor of crown prince
Saudi monarch to step down in favor of crown prince

Those detained include Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a billionaire who owns stakes in Citigroup and Twitter, who is a nephew of King Salman and who had publicly backed attempts to reform the country. Catholic leaders in Lebanon urged the worldwide community to stop wars and bring peace to the Middle East, and they said Cardinal Bechara Rai, Maronite...

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  • United Kingdom denies link between £400 million debt to Iran and prisoner
United Kingdom denies link between £400 million debt to Iran and prisoner

Baeedinejad. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained in April 2016 in Tehran as she tried to leave Iran after a visit with her two-year-old daughter. A government spokeswoman said: "This is a long standing case and relates to contracts signed over 40 years ago with the pre-revolution Iranian regime".

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  • India, Pakistan hold DGMO level talks
India, Pakistan hold DGMO level talks

The deliberate targeting of civilians is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity and global human rights and humanitarian laws. "However, Indian Army troops will continue to take all retaliatory measures and retain the right to punitively respond to any provocative acts of aggression from Pakistan side", the Indian DGMO said.

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  • Trump adds five conservatives to list of possible Supreme Court picks
Trump adds five conservatives to list of possible Supreme Court picks

Gorsuch was confirmed by the Senate in April and has established himself as one of the Supreme Court's most conservative justices. The Republicans "should be paying close specific attention why driving through as much nominees as they possibly can", included Mr.

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  • Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's
Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's

Jackson is famous for taking part in civil rights demonstrations with Martin Luther King Jr. He also negotiated successfully for the release of three United States soldiers who had been held in Yugoslavia. Al Sharpton posted a video on Twitter saying he had spent the last few days in NY with Jackson, saying that "no one in our lifetime served longe...

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  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's Son Killed With Four Other Militants In Hajin Encounter
Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's Son Killed With Four Other Militants In Hajin Encounter

Director General of Police (DGP) Dr S P Vaid described it a major success and said Hajin was a hard area. In last few months this is one of the biggest operation conducted by the security forces. With the killing of six Lashkar militants, who are all Pakistanis according to police and army officials, the outfit's leadership is over northern distr...

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  • Egypt likely to permanently open Rafah crossing
Egypt likely to permanently open Rafah crossing

The Rafah crossing is the only remaining gateway for Palestinians in Gaza to the outside world after Israel imposed a stifling blockade on the Strip - enforced also by Egypt - a decade ago. Last week, Hamas leader in Gaza Yahya Sinwar stated that his organization doesn't intend to dismantle the military wing: "We, as a nation, are still in the proc...

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  • Barcelona prepare for away trip to Leganes
Barcelona prepare for away trip to Leganes

La Liga leaders Barcelona will be short of options in defense for next Sunday's top-of-the-table clash with Valencia after Gerard Pique was suspended for the game by picking up a fifth booking of the season against Leganes on Saturday.

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