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Pakistani Twitterati express delight over arrival of football stars

Pakistani Twitterati express delight over arrival of football stars Interestingly, the Pakistani players who will play alongside the worldwide stars of the exhibition games, have complained that they have not been promised any payments from the organizers for the matches. The match will be seven or six a side fixture to be played on July 8 evening at Abdul Sattar Edhi hockey stadium Karachi . On his motivation to visit Pakistan with "Ronaldinho and Friends" to ... [Full Article...]

Show of Force: US Bombers Carry Out Exercise Near North Korea's DMZ

Show of Force: US Bombers Carry Out Exercise Near North Korea's DMZ The B-1B's practiced attack capabilities by releasing inert weapons at the Pilsung Range. The exercise aimed to "sternly respond to the series of North Korea's ballistic missile launches", the South's air force said in a statement . The drill comes after North Korea stunned the world by successfully firing its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM ) believed to be capable of reach... [Full Article...]

World Bank launches loan programme for women entrepreneurs

World Bank launches loan programme for women entrepreneurs There has been widespread criticism on social media. At the time, the head of the World Bank was discussing a new women's entrepreneurship fund Ivanka Trump had spearheaded, a White House official told The Associated Press. All three women had previously appeared together on a panel during the G20 women's summit in Berlin in April. "She's always been great", he said. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump meets Vladimir Putin at G20 summit in Hamburg

Donald Trump meets Vladimir Putin at G20 summit in Hamburg This meeting has been hotly anticipated ever since Trump took office back in January after what some believe to be an illegitimate election whose result was tampered with by Russian intelligence . Lavrov says Trump has accepted Putin's assurances that Moscow hasn't meddled in the U.S. It is the first U.S. CNN interviewed the former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, who s... [Full Article...]

Cavs agree to terms with Jeff Green

Cavs agree to terms with Jeff Green According to multiple reports, the Cleveland Cavaliers reached an agreement with veteran forward Jeff Green on a one-year deal. Green , who also signed a one-year deal for $15 million last summer, is coming off arguably the worst season of his career. [Full Article...]

Acrobat plummets to death in rock music festival in Madrid

Acrobat plummets to death in rock music festival in Madrid Mr Monroy was director of In Fact performing arts company in Portslade, Brighton. 'An artist died just 20 meters from you and you still play. She said he had died "doing what he liked best, a show at Mad Cool". "Today we will pay tribute to the artist during the festival". The performer is thought to have been wearing a harness as the box was suspended from a crane. [Full Article...]

Two civilians killed in Pakistani firing

Two civilians killed in Pakistani firing Talking to PTI, a police officer said,"Sepoy Mohmmad Shaukat of the Territorial Army, who was on leave, and his wife Safia Bi were killed when a mortar shell fired by the Pakistan Army exploded near their home in Karmara". They said that the deceased included 75 year-old Muhammad Sharif from Bhaira village, 35 year-old Kulsoom and 26 year-old Faiza Saleem. Sources said that the three persons inc... [Full Article...]

BJP's Roopa Ganguly stopped from entering Basirhat

BJP's Roopa Ganguly stopped from entering Basirhat Meanwhile, the State Government has temporarily suspended internet services in four police station areas of Basirhat , Baduria, Swarupnagar and Deganga to check the spread of rumours through social networking sites. It also had Locket Chatterjee that started from Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport but was shortly stopped at Madhyamgram by police. A three-member BJP delegation of MPs h... [Full Article...]

UNM coach Weir, Canada to play U.S. in FIBA semis

UNM coach Weir, Canada to play U.S. in FIBA semis UNM and Colorado are starting a two-year, home-and-home series with the Lobos playing in Boulder in December and the Buffaloes playing in the Pit in 2018. John Calipari has led yet another team to the "Final Four". Before bouncing France to the sidelines, the Canadians went 2-1 in pool play - Mali , 91-42; Spain, 73-78; Japan, 100-75 - before defeating Angola 87-65 in the Round of 16. [Full Article...]

Kenyan interior minister dies in hospital

Kenyan interior minister dies in hospital Meanwhile, the President has appointed Education Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Fred Matiang'i, as acting CS for Interior and Coordination of National Government following the demise of Joseph Ole Nkaissery. I call on Kenyans to uphold peace in this hard time. The Chief of Staff and Head of Public Service, Mr. Joseph Kinyua announced the sad and sudden death via a statement to the newsrooms. [Full Article...]

Fire ban in effect due to rising temps

Ashcroft Fire Rescue and the Ashcroft RCMP are on scene, and aircrafts are circling the site - one dropping water over the ridge. Crews now have Highway 1 and Highway 97C blocked off near Ashcroft with no estimated time of reopening them. [Full Article...]

Where Alamos Gold Inc (AGI) Stands on Analytical Review Chart?

Where Alamos Gold Inc (AGI) Stands on Analytical Review Chart? The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.04 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.06 and 0.03 respectively. Valuation Ratios of Alamos Gold Inc. Exane Derivatives raised its stake in Alamos Gold by 5.1% in the first quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 20,929 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $168,000 after buying an additional 11,217 shares in the last quarter... [Full Article...]

US plans to test THAAD missile defenses as North Korea tensions mount

US plans to test THAAD missile defenses as North Korea tensions mount The THAAD interceptors will be fired from Alaska. On Friday, Japan and the US joined South Korea in calling for a UN Security Council resolution applying for new sanctions against the North. The meeting comes two days after U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley warned that North Korea's missile tests were "quickly closing off the possibility of a diplomatic solution" and said the U.S. [Full Article...]

For Trump and Putin, a warm handshake and a long meeting

For Trump and Putin, a warm handshake and a long meeting We'll obviously never know every detail about the discussions, but the preliminary assessments point to a decent enough session for the president. Several senior Democratic U.S. to use this opportunity that Washington has, to further advance the settlement based on the Minsk agreements and considering the potential established in the contact group and the Normandy format", Lavrov told reporters du... [Full Article...]

Poland expects long term deal for U.S. LNG supplies

Poland expects long term deal for U.S. LNG supplies President Donald Trump kicked off his second foreign trip on friendly turf Wednesday night before facing a potentially tougher crowd at the G20 Summit on Friday. A USA ally in Iraq and Afghanistan, Poland is one of the five North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members that spends at least 2 percent of their gross domestic product on the military. [Full Article...]

Wildfire near Princeton, BC, prompts evacuation order

Wildfire near Princeton, BC, prompts evacuation order Both the Ashcroft and Cache Creek fire departments are also attending to the blaze in that area. A wildfire that has flared up along Highway 5A near Princeton has forced the evacuations of a children's camp and 34 homes between Summers Creek Road and Dry Lake, said a news release from the Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District on Friday. [Full Article...]

Ed Sheeran announces stadium tour dates - including SEVEN Irish gigs

Ed Sheeran announces stadium tour dates - including SEVEN Irish gigs Tickets go on sale on Saturday July 8th. He will play Dublin, Cork , Galway, and Belfast in Ireland . His third album รท, released in March, is the biggest selling album of the year so far, having sold over 8 million copies globally in three months. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation increases U.S. spying efforts following 2016 election meddling

Russian Federation increases U.S. spying efforts following 2016 election meddling Trump could have pressed the Russian autocrat, given that the President publicly cast doubt on Russian responsibility and the probity of our intelligence agencies only the day before", the California Democrat said in a statement . So, it was Russian Federation. I don't think he choked. "The election ended a long time ago in one of the biggest Electoral College victories in history". [Full Article...]

Turkey says will defend rights of Turkish Cypriots

Turkey says will defend rights of Turkish Cypriots While EU leaders have voiced their concerns, they do not want to undermine an agreement struck previous year whereby Ankara effectively stopped migrants reaching Greece from Turkish shores, thereby easing a crisis that had threatened EU unity. [Full Article...]

China warns against action that could raise tensions

China warns against action that could raise tensions The missile launch dramatically raised the stakes in the long-running battle to contain the isolated country's nuclear weapons program, which it has pursued in defiance of Security Council sanctions . Following a nuclear weapons test by North Korea in September, while U.S. President Barack Obama was still in office, it took the U.N. Security Council three months to agree to strengthened sa... [Full Article...]


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