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More people were forcibly displaced in 2016 than ever before

The number marks a jump of 300,000 from the end of 2015, according to a new report released by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR ) on Monday. - Some 552,200 refugees returned to their countries of origin - more than double the previous year. This makes Pakistan the second country after Turkey to host the largest number of refugees out of which a large number o... [Full Article...]

Man drives into crowd of people leaving mosque; 1 dead

Man drives into crowd of people leaving mosque; 1 dead The multi-ethnic neighborhood was crowded with Muslims leaving the house of worship after Ramadan prayers around midnight. Police said another man died at the scene, although he was receiving first aid at the time and it wasn't clear if he died as a result of the attack or of something else. [Full Article...]

Tower block fire protesters storm town hall

Residents had raised concerns about the fire safety of the building prior to the blaze. Hands cautioned that officials don't yet have exact details about the renovation that ended just a year ago. Queen Elizabeth and Prince William visited the disaster site, which was compared to the visit of May, who confined herself to speaking to police and fire brigade officials and not the victims. [Full Article...]

Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79

London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told BBC Radio 4's Today programme she could understand the "absolute frustration and misery" of people concerned about loved ones who had not yet been identified, but that it was critical to go through the process properly. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu calls to end Palestinian payments to attacker families

Netanyahu calls to end Palestinian payments to attacker families In response to a Jerusalem Border control guard being stabbed to death in a Jerusalem coordinated stabbing attack by 2 Muslim terrorists, the BBC wrote an article titled: " Three Palestinians killed after deadly stabbing in Jerusalem ". [Full Article...]

79 dead, missing in wake of London high-rise fire

Confirming that a criminal investigation would examine whether building regulations had been breached, he said: 'My understanding is the cladding in question, this flammable cladding which is banned in Europe and the USA, is also banned here. [Full Article...]

Police Investigating After Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In London

Eyewitnesses told Sky News and other British media that the van seemed to have veered and hit people intentionally. One man died at the scene, although he had been receiving first aid at the time and it wasn't clear if he died as a result of the attack or from something else. [Full Article...]

Lyle Jeffs living out of auto when caught

Yankton County Sheriff's officials say Jeffs surrendered without incident last evening after a traffic stop . An off-duty Yankton police detective spotted the vehicle, suspecting it was driven by Jeffs , and police pulled over the vehicle at a recreation area marina southwest of Sioux Falls. [Full Article...]

Mueller considering possible obstruction of justice case against Trump, report says

He wrote in multiple social media posts that he views Mueller - a long-serving former Federal Bureau of Investigation director respected by both parties - as leading a biased probe with the singular aim of dislodging Trump. Trump had viewed Sessions' recusal as unnecessary, even though Justice Department regulations made it nearly impossible to avoid. President Trump emphasized the importance... [Full Article...]

Russia slams Trump's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

Russia slams Trump's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba It drew swift condemnation from diverse quarters, from congressional Democrats and a handful of Republicans who support greater engagement with Cuba , to business-minded conservatives like the US Chamber of Commerce, which argued the move would hurt US businesses and jobs. [Full Article...]

Brexit Minister: No Doubt Britain Leaving EU

Brexit Minister: No Doubt Britain Leaving EU United Kingdom negotiator David Davis and the EU's Barnier have one key issue over the first weeks of talks: building trust after months of haggling over leaks and figures over the final bill that Britain would have to pay for leaving. Earlier, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that negotiations would be beneficial for both sides. "A deal like no other in history", Davis said in a ... [Full Article...]

Moment of silence for London fire victims

Moment of silence for London fire victims The shadow Brexit Secretary, who is also the former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), revealed prosecutors were now part of the investigation. "If something needs to be done to make buildings safe, it will be done", finance minister Philip Hammond told the BBC's Andrew Marr show . [Full Article...]

Southern Baptists want nothing to do with 'alt-right white supremacy'

The action came after a wave of protests on social media from black and white Southern Baptists and other evangelical Christians greeted the failure of the resolutions committee and messengers to bring an alt-right resolution to the floor the previous day. [Full Article...]

62 killed by raging fires in Portugal

62 killed by raging fires in Portugal The forest fire broke out on a road linking the municipalities of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera, causing people to be trapped on a road surrounded by flames. "We express our condolences to those that have lost loved ones", he said. "This is a region that has had fires because of its forests, but we can not remember a tragedy of these proportions", said Valdemar Alves, the mayor of ... [Full Article...]

79 people feared dead in London high-rise fire

79 people feared dead in London high-rise fire Speaking to SkyNews on Sunday, Labour MP David Lammy said some contractors working on the Grenfell Tower were removing evidence of their work after the last week inferno that killed dozens of people in the 24-story building. He added: "Sadly, for many families, they have lost more than one family member and my heart truly goes out to them". He said the group had spoken about their "demands a... [Full Article...]

Twelve people injured after police fire tear gas to curb Darjeeling protests

Twelve people injured after police fire tear gas to curb Darjeeling protests Banerjee had offered to hold talks if the GJM called off the protest. They were protesting against the state government and demanding separate Gorkhaland . Meanwhile, Bikram Rai, the GTA media cell employee and son of Darjeeling MLA Amar Singh Rai, who was arrested from his residence last night, was released on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Beat India To Win ICC Champions Trophy

Pakistan Beat India To Win ICC Champions Trophy The caption of the photo read , 'Pakistan supporters burst crackers in downtown Srinagar to celebrate Pakistan cricket team's victory over India in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday'. Dhaka: An Indian cricket fan from Jamalpur in Bangladesh has committed suicide after his favourite teams crushing defeat to Pakistan in the 2017 Champions Trophy , a media report said. [Full Article...]

Pakistan's path to Champions Trophy glory

Hafeez hit 57 off 37 balls including three sixes and together with Imad Wasim (25*) powered Pakistan to the biggest total seen at this year's Champions Trophy , 338/4. Kohli accepted his side had been second best as he acknowledged Pakistan's "amazing tournament". "We certainly tried to make them hit in areas that we felt it would be uncomfortable, but we just didn't have anything going our wa... [Full Article...]

Airbus to showcase major A380 upgrade at Paris Airshow

The European aerospace giant Airbus has announced an upgraded version of the world's biggest passenger jet, the A380. The A380plus falls well short of the so-called "Neo" upgrade that leading customer Emirates has been demanding, but for which Airbus and engine-maker Rolls-Royce Holdings say there isn't a business case. [Full Article...]

Pakistan jump to sixth place in ICC ODI rankings

Pakistan jump to sixth place in ICC ODI rankings Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali won the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy Golden Ball award for the top bowler of the tournament. Former cricketer Wasim Bari hoped after CT win, Pakistan would develop a consistent culture of winning matches. 6 Instances of both Pakistan openers passing 50 in a World Cup or Champions Trophy game. Jadeja nicked Junaid Khan to slip for 15, Hasan had Ashwin caught ... [Full Article...]


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