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Syrian forces storm southeast Aleppo as United Nations warns of rebel capitulation Syrian forces storm southeast Aleppo as United Nations warns of rebel capitulation
- December 01, 2016

The Russian criticism comes as the Russian-run Syria Reconciliation Center reported that over 500 fighters in Aleppo chose to surrender to the advancing Syrian Army. The London-based human rights group warned of the potential for revenge attacks, arbitrary detention, torture, harassment and kidnappings against people formerly living under opposition control. (more...)
Syrian war: 16000 displaced in 'chilling' eastern Aleppo, UN says
- December 01, 2016

His comments came as the Syrian army advanced deep inside east Aleppo, taking several neighbourhoods from the opposition in an onslaught to recapture the entire city. "I believe we will get the pause that we ask for", he said, adding that they were "still waiting" for a reply. World Food Program spokeswoman Bettina Luescher said "if access is granted", the agency could mobilize food in government-held western Aleppo or in Turkey to send to people trapped on its eastern side where Syrian ... (more...)
Breakthrough in Aleppo saves 80000 civilians - Russian military Breakthrough in Aleppo saves 80000 civilians - Russian military
- December 01, 2016

The ultraconservative Ahrar al-Sham group announced Tuesday it had appointed Ali al-Omar, also known as Abu Ammar al-Omar, as its new leader. Ayrault's statement comes as the Russian-backed Syrian Army is pushing into eastern Aleppo where, on Monday, it captured large swaths of that area from their opponents.Western powers have condemned the Syrian regime and the Russians for using heavy weapons on east Aleppo, which is populated by at least 250,000 people. (more...)
Breakthrough in Aleppo saves 80000 civilians - Russian military Breakthrough in Aleppo saves 80000 civilians - Russian military
- December 01, 2016

The ultraconservative Ahrar al-Sham group announced Tuesday it had appointed Ali al-Omar, also known as Abu Ammar al-Omar, as its new leader. Ayrault's statement comes as the Russian-backed Syrian Army is pushing into eastern Aleppo where, on Monday, it captured large swaths of that area from their opponents.Western powers have condemned the Syrian regime and the Russians for using heavy weapons on east Aleppo, which is populated by at least 250,000 people. (more...)
Syrian government captures part of Aleppo Syrian government captures part of Aleppo
- December 01, 2016

The U.N. estimates that 275,000 residents are trapped in the area that has been under tight siege and heavy bombardment since July. The Russian Defense Ministry said about 40 percent of the eastern part of the city had been "freed" from militants by Syrian government forces. (more...)
Up to 16000 people displaced in eastern Aleppo Up to 16000 people displaced in eastern Aleppo
- December 01, 2016

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the airstrike Tuesday in Bab al-Nairab district also injured a dozen others, while many remain missing amid intense bombing of several opposition-held areas. Also in Geneva on Tuesday, spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani of the United Nations human rights office said tens of thousands of civilians trapped in opposition-controlled areas are "living under constant bombardment". (more...)
UN raises alarm as civilians flee Aleppo assault UN raises alarm as civilians flee Aleppo assault
- December 01, 2016

In terms of the time it will take the Syrian-Russian forces to recapture the district, the U.N.'s special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, told the European Parliament that he could not tell officials "how long eastern Aleppo will last" as "there is a constant increase of movement on the military side". (more...)
Russian Federation says Syrian army Aleppo advance boon not curse for civilians Russian Federation says Syrian army Aleppo advance boon not curse for civilians
- December 01, 2016

The U.N. estimates that up to 16,000 civilians have fled the area after rebels lost all of the northern neighborhoods it controlled in eastern Aleppo to Syrian regime gains, according to a statement by its humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien on Tuesday. (more...)
All the social pictures from the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2016 All the social pictures from the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2016
- December 01, 2016

As the show began, red neon lights filled the catwalk and the calm was broken by bold rock music and cheering crowds. "It's very heavy; it weighs more than 450 karats". "17 years after I photographed my "ANGELS", she captioned it. Selling lingerie to the French is like selling ice to the Eskimos but that's exactly what American lingerie powerhouse, Victoria's Secret, managed to achieve with its extravaganza of a runway show in Paris' Grand Palais. (more...)
Netflix Can Finally Let You Download Movies And Watch Offline
- December 01, 2016

Not everything on Netflix is currently available for offline viewing, but there's a decent selection available for download right now. This is to get downloading rights for the bulk of the content on our service. Once at its landing page, tap on the "Download" button which looks like a downward facing arrow with a small dash underneath it. If it is a movie, you will see a " Download " icon at the bottom of the film's description. (more...)
Netflix launches offline viewing, matching Amazon
- December 01, 2016

At the time of writing a lot of content is available for download directly from Netflix. Not everything on Netflix is currently available for offline viewing, but there's a decent selection available for download right now. All Netflix originals content is there, including Narcos and Stranger Things , although there are plenty of films too. Tap to watch a downloaded movie or episode . (more...)
Netflix enables offline access to content
- December 01, 2016

That means users of iPhones, iPads and Android phones and tablets can now download and store Netflix movies and TV programmes to watch when they don't have an internet connection - such as on a plane or the Tube. Now some shows like Narcos, The Crown, Black Mirror etc. Tap to watch a downloaded movie or episode . This comes at a time when numerous major rivals such as Amazon Video and YouTube already has implemented a similar feature. (more...)
Jasmine Tookes To Wear $3 Mil Bra At Victoria's Secret Show Jasmine Tookes To Wear $3 Mil Bra At Victoria's Secret Show
- December 01, 2016

Following the show, Irina changed into a loose-fitting black and white mini dress, which she paired with thigh-high boots. But lead hairstylist and Beachwaver creator Sarah Potempa will be using her beloved tool to create individualized variations of the go-to VS look. (more...)
Bigg Boss 10: There Is No Water In The House & More Highlights! Bigg Boss 10: There Is No Water In The House & More Highlights!
- December 01, 2016

The task for captaincy will again be seen creating more and more differences in the friendships inside the house. Also, Bigg Boss tells her that if she makes sure that the task goes on smoothly then she will get a chance to fight for captaincy. (more...)
'Brady Bunch' star Henderson dies at 82 'Brady Bunch' star Henderson dies at 82
- December 01, 2016

Ms Henderson was making a film in Norway in 1969 when she was asked to appear in the pilot episode of " The Brady Bunch ", where she was seen doing comedy and it was a creative comedy drama. She would also pay tribute to the series in 1995 when she made a guest appearance in " The Brady Bunch Movie ". He added that Broadway Cares would be making a special $1,500 grant to New York's LGBT Community Center in celebration of Henderson's three Broadway Backwards appearances. (more...)
England agree to pink ball test in Ashes tour England agree to pink ball test in Ashes tour
- December 01, 2016

Day-night Ashes test under discussion was posted in Sports of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on December 01, 2016 and was last updated on December 01, 2016. "All the things Usman Khawaja [who made 145] did in the first innings, you can score big runs". The 33-year-old Marsh's worldwide career hangs in the balance with a string of injuries keeping him out of regular selection contention, with his troublesome hamstrings the biggest issue. (more...)
South Africa's president survives vote to oust him
- December 01, 2016

It has used it once before, in 2008 ousting President Thabo Mbeki to open the door for Zuma. Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom tabled a motion calling for his sacking at a meeting of the party's National Executive Committee (NEC ). This is according to research analyst at Nomura, Peter Attard Montalto, who in a note to investors on Tuesday that the results of the ANC NEC meeting showed that the group's assessment of the political situation was on point. (more...)
Disney's Moana tops the US Box Office
- December 01, 2016

Moana has everything going for it: Glowing reviews, an A CinemaScore, Dwayne Johnson , who voices a demigod enlisted by a fierce young Polynesian princess, and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote the music with Opetaia Foa'i and Mark Mancina . (more...)
'We need more champagne' -- Ottawa Redblacks rise to the Grey Cup occasion
- December 01, 2016

The Redblacks, whose regular-season record was a modest 8-9-1, led 20-7 at the half and survived a 26-point Calgary comeback in the second half that included 10 points in the last one minute 46 seconds. Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Henry Burris (obscured) scores a touchdown as wide receiver Greg Ellingson (82) and running back Kienan Lafrance (27) look on during fourth-quarter CFL Grey Cup football game action against the Calgary Stampeders, Sunday, Nov. (more...)
Clair Christmas Parade Will Be Sunday, December 4
- December 01, 2016

Most towns in the vicinity have an event planned, so let's run them down now... At 1 p.m., "The Polar Express" is playing at the Long Center. Much to my husband's embarrassment, this year we'll also all be wearing matching Christmas pajamas . (more...)

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