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Ban on Pak aristes irrelevant: Pahlaj Nihalani

Bollywood split was left by the ultimatum to Pakistani artistes, with some stars talking in some wondering how it'd help in solving the problem of terrorism and favour of it. A couple of days ago, Salman Khan lent his support to Pakistani actors by saying "actors are not terrorists". This warning by MNS has put the release of two mega-budget movies " Raees " where Pakistani actress Mahira Khan is opposite Shahrukh Khan and " Ae Dil Hai Mushkil " starring Fawad Khan another actor from ...

Dates announced for Olympic and Paralympic celebrations

Carlos Nuzman, head of the Rio Olympic organizing committee, said in a statement. It was 20 years in the making. Brazilian officials handed over the flag to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as the 11 day long worldwide sports event ended today.

Ban Ki-moon makes a very important offer to Pakistan and India

Villagers living along the "Line of Control" in Kashmir protested against the shelling of their village by the Indian army, as tensions flare between India and Pakistan over the disputed border area. Indian officials were pleased that there has been no adverse reaction to the surgical strike across the LoC - a cause Pakistan itself helped by claiming there was no such raid.

Israelis pay respects to Peres, Clinton arrives in Israel

Approximately 80 high ranking foreign officials, including presidents, prime minister, ministers, heads of parliament, ambassadors and other representatives from all over the world, will arrive in Israel via private planes. It was a crowning triumph for Mr. Peres, for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with Mr. Rabin and Yasser Arafat. Like most Arab countries, Bahrain does not have diplomatic relations with Israel, and many Arabs associate Peres with the successive wars that ...

Frustrating day for Hayden Paddon at Rally of France in Corsica Updated

Ogier can claim a fourth world title with a victory at his home rally if other results go his way. "We've shown some really strong speed when we've needed to, so I'm quite happy now". "I don't understand how Sebastien can go so fast", said Jari-Matti Latvala after ending the final stage 10.6 seconds behind. Brake problems hindered the Finn for the opening two days and it was only when new pads and changes to his Polo R's set-up were introduced today that he felt comfortable in the stages.

Gas blast injures 77, five critical in tourist-packed Spanish town

Saturday evening's blast sparked panic, coming as hordes of people celebrated a local festival, the Feria de San Miguel, in their small town of some 30,000 people just east of Malaga. The news was confirmed by a spokesman for the Andalucia region's emergency unit. The Andalusia emergency service said 57 of the injured were taken to a nearby hospital and about 15 were discharged, while 33 others were taken to local clinics and treated for cuts or bruises.

Oil prices drop as Russian Federation waits on OPEC's output cut

The deal is the first agreement between Opec and non-Opec countries to jointly cut production since 2008, when global market crashed.The surprise Wednesday deal saw oil prices rise 6%, and fuelled a rally in U.S. OPEC had been keeping production high to try to counter the growing threat from shale oil production by the United States, which is not an OPEC member.

Nissan to relaunch Micra supermini

Along these lines, the Micra Gen5 also features Active Ride Control for enhanced ride comfort, and Active Trace Control for reduced understeer and sharper handling - innovations which have previously only been available on Nissan's Qashqai and X-Trail.

California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case

One bill signed by Brown changed California law to say prosecutors and juries may consider any sexual assault to be rape, including penetration with a foreign object. "We need to change the law to protect the next Emily Doe from the next Brock Turner,"' Santa Clara District Attorney Rosen said during a news event announcing the proposed legislation over the summer.

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado 'Very Worried' About A Trump Presidency

She had a lot of difficulties. "She was impossible. She was a Miss Universe contestant, and ultimately a victor, who they had a tremendously hard time with as Miss Universe". which was ruled a suicide. "I felt really bad, like a lab rat", Machado says. She was dragged into the bitter presidential campaign on Monday (26Sep16) when Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton used a televised debate with Trump to accuse him of bullying Alicia after her victory.

Paris Climate Change agreement passes key threshold

Brazil's new president, Michel Temer, told the UN General Assembly earlier Tuesday that he would ratify the accord, saying that his biodiverse nation was committed to environmental protection. The bloc has pledged under the Paris agreement to cut its emissions 40 per cent from 1990 levels by 2030, but not all of its 28 member states are prepared to approve their individual climate pledges.

Michelle Obama says America 'needs an adult' in White House

Michelle Obama told a diverse, young and boisterous crowd in Philadelphia on Wednesday that candidates don't change once they become president and asserted America "needs an adult in the White House". And Hillary Clinton has it all. Obama touted Clinton's stamina and experience as an attorney, first lady, USA senator and secretary of state. This one, she said, features two "very different candidates" who will have an impact on the future of the country.

Russia Accused Of Committing War Crimes In Aleppo

Russian Federation was accused of barbarism last night as the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo suffered an unprecedented and intensifying blitz, The Times report . Top UN officials have separately described the Syrian regime's brutal offensive against areas of the besieged northern city of Aleppo as "barbaric".

Young man mauled by shark off NSW coast

The youth made his way out of the water and was assisted by a nurse who was at the beach. According to NSW Ambulance he has suffered a number of cuts to his leg and has since been taken to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition. 'All Ballina Shire beaches are closed after a shark attack at Lighthouse Beach. Following the fatal attack on Nakahara and the announcement of the eco-barrier trials, Cooper told News Corp earlier this year that surfers always risked being attacked by a shark ...

Gabon: Court upholds President Ali Bongo's election win

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Bongo took 50.66 percent of the vote against 47.24 percent for Ping, the court ruled, putting the incumbent president's margin of winning votes at 11,000 - up from the fewer than 6,000 votes initially announced after the August 27 election day.

Egypt arrests four suspects over migrant boat sinking

It was unclear late Thursday how many migrants had been aboard the boat when it foundered Wednesday afternoon, though officials estimated there were hundreds. On Tuesday, the military arrested 68 people in the same area off the coast of Matrouh on a boat headed for Europe. Last week, the country's navy thwarted two attempts by people trying to cross from Egypt to Europe.

Croatian Elections: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

Weeks of wrangling last winter led to the HDZ and the new Most ("Bridge") party taking power as a loose coalition, but it collapsed six months later amid squabbling and conflict-of-interest claims against then HDZ leader Tomislav Karamarko.

Barack Obama Reaffirms America's 'Unbreakable' Commitment to Israel

The White House recently backed up that pledge with a very generous $38 billion aid package to Israel to boost their defenses. "It allows the Iraelis to have some kind of certainty in a moment when there's enormous uncertainty in the region", the president said .

Alleged Attacker at Israeli Embassy in Ankara Is Shot by Security

The man was shot in the leg and captured by police guarding the embassy building. The area outside the embassy was cordoned off as police examined the suspect's bag for any explosive device. "There is no casualty or injury, and the Embassy staff is in peace", the statement said. "The attacker was wounded before he reached the embassy", Nashon said in a statement in Jerusalem.

Turkey's Erdogan: US should 'not harbor a terrorist' like cleric Gulen

Erdogan has pressed the United States to extradite Gulen. Some US Special Forces were temporarily forced to leave al-Rai town in northern Aleppo Governorate after Turkey-backed Syrian rebel groups threatened the American forces, calling for their slaughter.

Hillary Clinton 'healthy and fit', says doctor

The number of those who believe Clinton's health to be below average rose from 26 percent in August to 41 percent this week, the poll showed. In yet another example of how poorly the Clinton campaign is handling the candidate's illness, on Wednesday they released her physician's update on her pneumonia in the form of a detailed two-page letter, rather than having the doctor appear before a TV audience.

Syria cease-fire falters amid deadly strikes on aid convoy

Monday - and that "it was mostly Russian warplanes who carried out the air raid". A senior local official of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent was among about 20 civilians killed, aid officials said. Mr Laerke called it "a very, very dark day. for humanitarians across the world". "The people of Syria have suffered long enough". What happens to the ceasefire? At the time of the strike, United States and Russian officials had been meeting behind closed doors in Geneva to discuss extending ...

Ink Attack On Manish Sisodia Outside Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's House

According to a source, Sisodia tried to explain to Jung about the importance of his visit to Finland and how the Delhi government can adopt the education system of foreign countries. Sisodia , who on Tuesday laid foundation stone of 318 MLD waste water treatment plant (WWTP) near Makundpur chowk in outer Delhi, said lakhs of people were taking benefits of governance in the national capital.

Official list of names chosen for winter storms

The new storm-naming season will begin on October 1st and run until September next year. After running a "Name our Storms" pilot scheme previous year, the second phase is set to come into operation over the next couple of months as we enter autumn.

Apple's iOS 10 update is causing major headaches for some users

Hailing a ride through Apple Maps is pretty straightforward, as it only requires you to navigate to the "Ride" tab in the app to request a pick up. Popular devices like the iPhone 4s and iPad 2 don't get it. You won't have to even unlock your screen manually to go to the camera app. There are other features that make the new iOS 10 awesome, however, there is also a negative side and it is causing disappointment to consumers.

Snowden Plans to Vote in US Presidential Election While Exiled

In 2013, Snowden leaked top secret information about NSA surveillance activities after fleeing to Hong Kong and meeting with journalists from the Guardian newspaper. "The vast majority of what he took has nothing to do with American privacy", said Adam Schiff of California, the leading Democrat on the committee.

Duterte ordered Philippine killings, hit man testifies

Mr Duterte has accused Ms de Lima of involvement in illegal drugs, alleging that she used to have a driver who took money from detained drug lords. She meanwhile denied having anyone "coach" the witness noting that his inconsistencies to details showed that he was trying to be truthful.

SA kwaito star Mandoza has died

Mandoza (aka Mduduzi Tshabalala) celebrates at Kingspark Soccer Stadium after hearing that SA won the bid to host the 2010 Soccer World Cup. When asked about his battle with brain cancer Mandoza's wife, Mpho explained what led to the diagnosis, saying that they had made a decision to seek medical attention when the star complained of severe headaches as well as a problem with his eye.

Clashes near Damascus threaten Syria's fragile cease-fire

Both sides have alleged dozens of violations, and aid convoys have been unable to enter rebel-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo - a key opposition demand. CNN Turk footage showed white smoke rising from across the border in Syria as Turkish howitzers fired west of al-Rai, where some US special forces were briefly deployed to help coordinate against the militants before withdrawing on Friday.

Sturgeon to reopen Scottish independence debate

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the "listening exercise" to the party's parliamentarians in Stirling today [Friday 2 September], claiming that the re-election of the Tory government, Brexit, and Labour infighting has transformed the political landscape since 2014.