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Sweden: Rioters set cars on fire, loot shops in Stockholm

Sweden: Rioters set cars on fire, loot shops in Stockholm Shortly after police arrested the drug suspect in the Stockholm suburb of Rinkeby, officials say unidentified suspects started throwing rocks at police, setting cars on fire, and looting nearby stores. Swedish authorities are not aware of any such incident that night. The president later said he was referring to a report on Fox News he saw Friday claiming that crime and violence had spiked in th... [Full Article...]

Bodyboarder killed in Reunion Island shark attack

Bodyboarder killed in Reunion Island shark attack A 26-year-old man bodyboarding off of Reunion island was killed by a shark on Tuesday, local officials said, in the latest attack in the waters of the Indian Ocean holiday destination. Marie-Lise Chane, the deputy mayor of Saint-Andre, said: 'The dangers of the site were indicated by signs prohibiting swimming and water activities, but they were sawn off over the weekend'. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom parliament debates on Trump visit block

United Kingdom parliament debates on Trump visit block The debate, hosted in a packed side room of parliament rather than the main debating chamber, gave lawmakers a platform to air their views on Trump. The debate, held in Parliament's Westminster Hall, was triggered after a petition calling on the British government to cancel the state visit amassed more than 1.8 million signatures . [Full Article...]

Rosneft and Libyan National Oil Corporation sign cooperation agreement

Rosneft and Libyan National Oil Corporation sign cooperation agreement In the statement, the NOC said it also signed a crude oil offtake agreement with Rosneft, but gave no details of the deal. "The deals with Rosneft are part of the plans of the NOC to encourage investment by the foreign companies so that Libya's oil production can hit 2.1 million barrels per day by 2022". [Full Article...]

No restraint for anyone: Day after shrine blast, Pakistan kills 100 militants

No restraint for anyone: Day after shrine blast, Pakistan kills 100 militants Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed that security forces would track down the perpetrators of the attack, according to Pakistani state TV. Television channels reported that dead bodies and injured were lying inside the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, a Sufi philosopher-poet of present-day Afghanistan and Pakistan. [Full Article...]

RCMP aids refugees after harrowing escape from USA border patrol

RCMP aids refugees after harrowing escape from USA border patrol Media reports indicated that emergency personnel were called by the Canada Border Services Agency to the entry port in Emerson around 6:40 a.m. Sunday to help a woman seeking asylum with an injured knee. The assumption of the agreement is that by arriving first in the United States - or in Canada - they are already safe. They do this because they have no choice, "said one who is also vice-presid... [Full Article...]

5-month sentence given to jailed HDP Co-chair for 'insulting' Turkish nation

5-month sentence given to jailed HDP Co-chair for 'insulting' Turkish nation HDP lawmaker Idris Baluken has also been arrested, NTV said. The court in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on February 17 had issued an arrest warrant for HDP Diyarbakır deputy Baluken. The Doğubayazıt 2nd criminal court of first instance on February 21 sentenced Demirtaş to five years in prison on charges of "denigrating the Turkish nation, the Turkish Republic and the institutions of the ... [Full Article...]

Three Central Texans killed in Australian plane crash

The crash is the Australian state's worst aviation disaster since 1978 , when six people were killed after a light aircraft crashed into a somebody's house. Quartermain's company ran a Beechcraft King Super King Air 200, but the plane Quartermain was flying this morning appears to be a different registration to the one advertised on its website. [Full Article...]

Runaway cow leads police on wild chase in NYC

Runaway cow leads police on wild chase in NYC Media outlets are livestreaming the cow as it barnstorms through Queens. ABC 7 reported that by 11 a.m. police had cornered the bull in the backyard of a home on Marsden Street near 118th Avenue. They said that in one of the two situations, comedian Jon Stewart took possession of the bull and had it taken to an animal sanctuary he owns. "It was all over there by the Baisley Housing". [Full Article...]

J&K: Infiltration bid foiled in Rajouri sector, terrorist killed

J&K: Infiltration bid foiled in Rajouri sector, terrorist killed On Monday midnight, the alert BSF troops observed a suspicious movement and organised effective and calibrated fire, in which one terrorist was neutralised. "During the search operation, body of the slain militant was recovered", the official said adding identity of the militant and the outfit to which he owes allegiance was being ascertained. [Full Article...]

J&K govt puts curbs on guests, dishes at weddings

J&K govt puts curbs on guests, dishes at weddings The government has also restricted the number of guests that come on a wedding ceremony of daughter and son to 500 & 400 respectively and to 100 for small functions like engagement. Adding that the order was issued on the request of religious and social organizations, Minister for CA & PD Choudhary Zulfikar Ali confirmed that this order will be strictly implemented and not even bureaucrats and pol... [Full Article...]

Pak-Afghan cooperation on terrorism

Pak-Afghan cooperation on terrorism A list of wanted terrorists has also been handed over to Afghan government and the COAS General Qamar javed Bajwa has also contacted his Afghan counter- part. UN Secretary General's Special Representative for Afghanistan Tadamichi Yamamoto met Special Assistant to Prime Minister Tariq Fatemi and discussed the "situation in Afghanistan and efforts for promoting long-term peace and stability in that... [Full Article...]

SEBA goof-up leads to question paper leak

SEBA goof-up leads to question paper leak As per report, question papers of both the subjects were leaked in Hojai and Baksa districts. Guwahati: The Board of Secondary Education, Assam has rescheduled the dates of Social Science and Assamese papers after two examination centres in Assam received Social Science and Assamese's (MIL) question papers instead of General Mathematics paper that was scheduled to held on February 20, Monday. [Full Article...]

CBI books senior Chhattisgarh IAS officer for corruption

CBI books senior Chhattisgarh IAS officer for corruption A senior IAS officer in the Chhattisgarh government was on Tuesday arrested by the CBI for allegedly trying to buy favours in cases against him probed by the agency. He expressed his inability to arrange cash for the remaining payment after which Burhanuddin and Singh agreed to accept two kilograms of gold as illegal gratification, the FIR alleged. [Full Article...]

Lyon learning from Ashwin

Lyon learning from Ashwin Lyon, who was on the cusp of being dropped in the recent summer and struggled previous year during a 3-0 series loss in Sri Lanka, has tweaked his approach on the subcontinent. "Am good mates with (left-arm slow) Steve O'Keefe". We've played on some new venues, first Test match. Who last week reached the 250-wicket milestone in fewer Test appearances (45) than anyone who has previously hit that ... [Full Article...]

Man who lived with skeleton of sister, found dead

Man who lived with skeleton of sister, found dead De's charred body was found in the toilet of the flat. "He informed the police around noon", a police officer was quoted as saying. Nevertheless, the police are continuing their investigation in the case. He also had repeated altercations with his father Arabinda, leading to his suicide. What had shocked people the most about Dey initially being found living with the skeletons was that he had no... [Full Article...]

BSF seized 48 Fake Indian Currency Notes of Rs 2000 in Bengal

BSF seized 48 Fake Indian Currency Notes of Rs 2000 in Bengal Express photo by Partha Paul. Barely hundred days after demonetisation, fake currency notes are flooding the fences once again to reach the Indian market. Rahman told during interrogation that the notes were printed in Pakistan with the help of Inter-Services Intelligence (IS) and had been smuggled across the border from Bangladesh. [Full Article...]

Halo Wars 2 Launches Today Without Ranked Multiplayer

Halo Wars 2 Launches Today Without Ranked Multiplayer The wait ends today for those who have been waiting for it because Halo Wars 2 for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC has finally been released today. This will hopefully ensure that the Halo Wars 2 online experience is free from any damaging exploits once ranked play is implemented. [Full Article...]

Battle Against ISIS In Mosul: Iraqi Forces Advance on Airport

Battle Against ISIS In Mosul: Iraqi Forces Advance on Airport If the attack by Abu Zakariya is confirmed, it would be consistent with that tactic. Images and video circulated before the attack show Abu Zakariya - signifying that he has a son called Zakariya - smiling in an armoured auto, wearing military regalia and what appeared to be a detonator dangling in front of his face on a wire. [Full Article...]

Smithsonian African American Museum reaches 1 million visitors

Smithsonian African American Museum reaches 1 million visitors US President Donald Trump today decried anti-semitic threats targeting Jewish community as "horrible" and "painful", saying that there is need to fight bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms. The President pledged to "bring this country together". He thanked Housing and Urban Development nominee Ben Carson and said it was "special" to see the museum's exhibit dedicated to ... [Full Article...]


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