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World News Afghan civilian casualties rose 3 per cent in 2016
Author: 0 Afghan civilian casualties rose 3 per cent in 2016

Air strikes by global warplanes resulted in at least 127 civilian deaths and 108 injuries in 2016, while the Afghan air force accounted for at least 85 deaths and 167 injuries, the United Nations said. It added that airstrikes carried out by Afghan and worldwide forces also caused more civilian casualties than in 2015. Casualties from airstrikes carried out by Afghan and worldwide forces continued to rise.

World News Greens want detail on United States refugee deal
Author: 0 Greens want detail on United States refugee deal

Ms Bishop also added that she believes "interviewing and vetting is still taking place", without providing any further details. In mid-November, just after Donald Trump was elected president, the outgoing Obama administration reached an agreement with Australia to resettle hundreds of refugees to America.

Author: 0 Mexico peso firms to year high on USA trade talk optimism

Today, Senator Jacob Candelaria introduced memorials condemning both Donald Trump's recent executive orders attempting to shut down the entry of Muslims into the United States and his foreign policy actions towards Mexico that would be detrimental to our state.

Author: 0 Detroit Son: My Mom Died Waiting In Iraq Because Of Trump

A Detroit man who claimed Donald Trump's travel ban caused his sick Iraqi mother to die after she was stopped from traveling to the United States for treatment has been exposed as a fraud. "She's gone because of him", Hager said in reference to President Trump. Hager had worked in Iraq from 2003 to 2008 for the U.S. Special Forces as a contractor, interpreter and cultural; advisor, and was shot and wounded during his service.

Author: 0 YIKES: Python gets stuck in owner's gauged ear hole

Glawe said she tried to get Bart out of her ear by applying some cooking oil, but it didn't help and she didn't want to hurt him by pulling him out herself. Well, what do you do about a snake in your ear? On her Facebook post, which has been shared more than 32,000 times, she wrote: "CURRENT SITUATION".

World News Eight-year-old girl killed in Donald Trump's first anti-terror raid
Author: 0 Eight-year-old girl killed in Donald Trump's first anti-terror raid

It was the first counterterrorism operation approved by President Donald Trump though U.S. officials note that given the complexity of the raid, planning for the mission began during the administration of Barack Obama. The US military conducted a series of drone strikes against the organization on the first days of Trump's presidency. US sources predicted that Ansar Al-Sharia leader Abdul Raouf al-Dhahab and his two brothers were among those killed in the raid, in addition to Saif Alawai ...

Author: 0 Kiev and Kremlin trade blame over surge in fighting in east Ukraine

On Tuesday, Russia's foreign ministry said Ukrainian government troops had launched deadly offensives on rebel positions and warned that the region was "on the verge of humanitarian and ecological catastrophe". Kiev-based independent political analyst Vadim Karasyov said an escalation in the east could be beneficial to both the separatists and the Ukrainian government.

Author: 0 State Attorney Generals Condemn Trump's Executive Order on Immigrants, Refugees

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, a Democrat, said it was important for the Trump administration to face lawsuits from the state itself, and not just cases filed by individuals who have been impacted by the order. "This is un-American, it is wrong, and it will not stand". Major Washington state institutions supported the Attorney General's lawsuit through declarations filed alongside the complaint.

Author: 0 Sen. Portman: Trump Lifting Russia Sanctions a 'Dangerous Message'

It's not the first time he's asked to add something special on porcelain dental crowns, the dentist said , but added that it's often patient's initials or his own signature that's being drawn on artificial teeth. The Putin-Trump phone conversation is not to be taken lightly, according to Senator John McCain (R-AZ). McCain said he would work to reinstate the sanctions in law.

World News Trump Addresses Republicans, Leaves Before Taking Questions
Author: 0 Trump Addresses Republicans, Leaves Before Taking Questions

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky told reporters that virtually all GOP senators "are comfortable with the state of the law on that issue". "I'm just telling you there will be a payment". Despite some of the ragged edges surrounding the inauguration, I think there is a good vibe and a lot of positive energy building before the retreat begins.

Author: 0 Shadow minister quits over Article 50 bill

Siddiq who was an early year's minister wrote in a letter to Corbyn: "Leaving the European Union presents enormous uncertainty for my constituents, with most believing that the disadvantages of leaving outweigh any potential benefits". That decision has strained Corbyn's authority over a party whose membership is deeply divided between its traditional working class voters, who strongly supported Brexit in England's struggling post-industrial regions, and pro-EU voters in more prosperous urban ...

Author: 0 Russia, Turkey, Iran agree to tighten Syrian cease-fire

Russian-led talks on Syria aim to produce a joint agreement Tuesday to bolster a cease-fire that could build momentum ahead of United Nations-backed negotiations next month to end the six-year civil war. "We presented a scheme for mechanisms to monitor and implement the ceasefire ". Despite all pessimism, what is obvious is that Astana peace talks is an opportunity and such an opportunity should be optimized by Syria and its allies to urge all involved parties to stay committed to their ...

World News Trump revives policy eliminating funding for foreign groups that provide abortion services
Author: 0 Trump revives policy eliminating funding for foreign groups that provide abortion services

The Dutch policy was announced by Liliane Ploumen, Minister for International Development Cooperation, whose Labour Party - the junior coalition partner in the Government - is traditionally staunchly favour of abortion rights. That, in turn, makes it more likely that women will seek unsafe abortions, which are a leading cause of death for women in many parts of the world.

World News Syria peace talks close to final declaration
Author: 0 Syria peace talks close to final declaration

The Kremlin today said the talks on the Syrian crisis in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, were successful and will contribute to resuming the Geneva negotiation process. After intense deliberations, negotiations and much waiting in Astana, Kazakhstan, Iran, Russia and Turkey issued a joint declaration - a fragile outline on how to end the war in Syria.

Author: 0 Kaspersky's Cybercrime Chief Arrested on Suspicion of Treason

She said the company had no details of the charges Stoyanov faced, but added that the investigation dated back to the time before Stoyanov was hired by Kaspersky. This article concerns high treason in the form of "espionage, disclosure of state secrets or any other assistance rendered to a foreign State, a foreign organisation, or their representatives in hostile activities to the detriment of the external security of the Russian Federation".

World News A lighter moment as Barron Trump entertains his baby nephew
Author: 0 A lighter moment as Barron Trump entertains his baby nephew

A first lady and her son living outside of Washington creates unprecedented challenges in modern American history for the Secret Service - as well as a contentious debate over who should pay for the billionaires' security as they choose to reside outside of the capital.

World News Trump reinstates global anti-abortion rule'
Author: 0 Trump reinstates global anti-abortion rule'

While federal law already prohibits the USA from using money on abortion services overseas, the global gag rule cripples family planning groups around the world. "Redirecting those funds to health centers that offer women real choice and hope is the right policy moving forward". "I think how we're looking at it is: This is President Trump taking us back to 1984, and the world has changed very much since then".

World News Istanbul rocket attacker arrested in western Turkey, police say
Author: 0 Istanbul rocket attacker arrested in western Turkey, police say

Police Sunday have killed a suspected DHKP-C member Bilgehan K. who allegedly carried out Friday evening's attacks in Istanbul, Istanbul terror police said. After multiple bombings in 2016 blamed on jihadists and Kurdish militants, the new year began with the bloody attack on Istanbul's Reina club which killed 39 people.

Author: 0 Korean minister arrested over artist blacklist allegation

She is the first sitting minister to stand a warrant hearing. Special prosecutor's team has reportedly stepped up inquiries into allegations that Park instructed Kim and Cho to secretly crack down on leftwing artists amid rising criticism of Park's inaction to the deadly sinking of the Sewol ferry in 2014 that claimed about 300 lives.

Author: 0 Russian Federation has cut oil output by 100000 bpd: ministry

They intend to prove the group is serious about finally eliminating a three-year crude oversupply and dispel skepticism stemming from previous unfulfilled promises. The meeting, due to open on Sunday, will review the commitment of OPEC and non-OPEC countries with their respective output quotas under the historic agreement they reached late a year ago, the minister told KUNA upon his arrival.

World News Ghana's Baba Rahman ruled out of AFCON over injury
Author: 0 Ghana's Baba Rahman ruled out of AFCON over injury

The Black Stars prepare for their second group C tie against Mali, with Frank Acheampong replacing, injured Baba Rahman. Ghana rode their luck against Mali but joined Group B side Senegal in the next round and now face a shootout for top spot in the group with Egypt on Wednesday.

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