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Ahmad promises all-inclusive governance — CAF Elections Ahmad promises all-inclusive governance — CAF Elections
- March 03, 2017

AHEAD of the elective congress of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) coming up on March 16, the president of the Madagascar FA and member of the CAF executive committee, Ahmad says there is an urgent need to reform football in the continent. (more...)
Iraqi Forces Block ISIS's Escape Route in Western Mosul Iraqi Forces Block ISIS's Escape Route in Western Mosul
- March 03, 2017

US-backed Iraqi forces advancing in western Mosul fought off a counter-attack by the militants during bad weather in the early hours of Thursday, officials said. But there are people who cooperate; a lot of them are cooperative. Such " sinister attempts " of the terrorists did not " weaken the resolve of the people and government of Iraq " to liberate Mosul, Kubis added. (more...)
US government offers Jewish communities support after threats US government offers Jewish communities support after threats
- March 03, 2017

The two senators also urged the committee to help move forward a bill they are cosponsing to allocate more money to the Department of Homeland Security, specifically to protect faith-based community centers. It includes "facility vulnerability assessments, as well as assistance to connect organizations with active shooter preparedness and bombing prevention training and guidance, tabletop exercises, protective measures, guides and other tools to strengthen security", he said. (more...)
Connie Britton reveals Rayna Jaymes' future on "Nashville"
- March 03, 2017

She became gravely injured, but seemed to be recovering fine in the hospital when things suddenly took a turn for the worse. "It's weird for me, because I'm dead, but I'm here". "It was my decision". As Rayna's friends and family mourn, some of them also start angling for their place in the future. "[Rayna's death is] something that is, obviously, still heartbreaking, but she'll get past it and it will be very, really heartbreaking to see, but she'll get through it". (more...)
Merkel offers Egypt help in stemming migration to Europe
- March 03, 2017

In 2015, German company Siemens signed an 8 billion euro ($9.05 billion) deal with Egypt to build gas and wind power plants. Moreover, Al-Sisi and Merkel are scheduled to hold a joint press conference. She expressed support for Egypt's host of about 500,000 Syrian refugees, agreeing with the Egyptian position that seeks a political solution for the Syrian crisis. (more...)
Pakistan rakes up Kashmir issue at United Nations human rights body meet Pakistan rakes up Kashmir issue at United Nations human rights body meet
- March 03, 2017

Earlier Pakistan's Law Minister Zahid Hamid had called for the Council's intervention in Kashmir, asserting that the "human rights and fundamental freedoms of innocent Kashmiris are being trampled upon". Ninety-nine per cent of the high school students in the state have written their exams was a sign of the return of normalcy, he said. "In Pakistan, we are dealing with a state that regards the use of terrorism as a legitimate instrument of statecraft and provides sanctuary to UN-designated ... (more...)
Fillon refuses to quit French election despite charges
- March 03, 2017

The raid on Thursday morning was part of an investigation into an allegedly fake job given to his wife. The Le Canard Enchaine newspaper claimed she was paid €831,400 (£710,000) as a parliamentary assistant for Mr Fillon and his successor, but had no parliamentary pass. (more...)
Dayton Out of Surgery, Resting Comfortably Dayton Out of Surgery, Resting Comfortably
- March 03, 2017

Governor Dayton is out of surgery at Mayo Clinic and resting comfortable, according to his staff. He says doctors told him the cancer has not spread and is treatable and curable - "as good news as you can get with that kind of diagnosis", he said. (more...)
2 inmates killed in Nebraska prison riot
- March 03, 2017

No arrests have been made in those slayings. Officials said there were several altercations between inmates during this time. The department said Director Scott Frakes would hold a briefing at the prison at 8:30 p.m.in Tecumseh. Officials say the fire is burning on the concrete slab of the small yard. For hours, inmates could be seen in the yard throwing objects onto a fire. (more...)
British Man Rapes And Beats Up Woman -- Hours Before Marrying Pregnant GF British Man Rapes And Beats Up Woman -- Hours Before Marrying Pregnant GF
- March 03, 2017

Prosecutor Kate Bex said the victim had chosen to walk around the park as she thought it could be unsafe, and was next to the park exit when she was pulled away. Kate Bex, prosecuting, told the court the defendant was "recently released" from jail, adding: "The oldest conviction on Mr McCann's record might also be of some relevance". (more...)
Vietnam slams Chinese fishing ban in South China Sea Vietnam slams Chinese fishing ban in South China Sea
- March 03, 2017

However, last year, the International Court of Arbitration in the Hague declared China's "nine-dash line" claim to most of the South China Sea to be invalid under UNCLOS. His comments assume significance as the has USA deployed an aircraft carrier group to assert the freedom of navigation in the South China Sea. The Paracel Islands, in the South China Sea where Beijing is locked in maritime disputes with Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan, is also claimed by Vietnam. (more...)
Security boosted for accountants in Oscar gaffe who froze backstage Security boosted for accountants in Oscar gaffe who froze backstage
- March 03, 2017

Unfortunately, Brian is also the guy who gave Warren Beatty the duplicate "Best Actress" envelope instead of the "Best Picture" envelope which resulted in " La La Land " being announced as the victor instead of "Moonlight". An official from PwC told them that their jobs, at least, are not in jeopardy, saying they "are not going anywhere". Upon the urging of fellow stage managers, Ruiz opened her spare envelope, which said Moonlight . (more...)
Pak: Two killed in suspected U.S. drone strike in Kurram Agency Pak: Two killed in suspected U.S. drone strike in Kurram Agency
- March 03, 2017

The identifies of the victims were not known, and Pakistani officials claimed to have no information either. U.S. drone attacks inside Pakistan have become rare over the past few years and the latest strike, if confirmed, would be the first in the nuclear-armed nation since U.S. (more...)
Republicans Have No Clue What Trump's Speech Actually Means for Obamacare Republicans Have No Clue What Trump's Speech Actually Means for Obamacare
- March 03, 2017

I shouldn't have called it repeal and replace, because that's not what's going to happen". Kevin McCarthy, the House majority leader, told Politico that he took Trump's statements as a full-fledged endorsement of the House G.O.P. Half of our replacement bill came from Health Secretary Tom Price and other conservatives. He has also asserted that he has been told that the draft of the bill will be "take it or leave it". (more...)
Kansas shooting victim's wife asks the question in every immigrant's mind Kansas shooting victim's wife asks the question in every immigrant's mind
- March 03, 2017

Garmin stated that they have made arrangements for Sunayana to return after her husband's funeral and would take care of her be able to work in there. So what is the government going to do to stop hate crime? Lastly, to answer the question that is in every immigrant's mind, Do we belong here. The couple had no children.Central ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Bandrau Dattatreya had on Sunday visited the house to console the family.Purinton reportedly got into an argument with Kuchibhotla from ... (more...)