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Two people die in fires in northwestern Spain

Two people die in fires in northwestern Spain The regional government of Galicia said in a statement, 350 fire brigades with 200 soldiers were on duty battling 17 major wildfires in the region. "Solidarity of all Spain and prompt coordination to combat the fire and assist people". "We have not had a situation like this in the past decade". Across the border in Spain, fires reached the outskirts of the port city of Vigo, forcing the tempor... [Full Article...]

Five dead, dozens missing as Rohingya boat sinks in Bangladesh

Five dead, dozens missing as Rohingya boat sinks in Bangladesh He said villagers told police they recovered five bodies and at least 21 people survived. Many Rohingyas have died while making the crossing to Bangladesh from the Myanmar border state of Rakhine. "Before we left, I went back near my village to see my house, and the entire village was burnt down", Shoaib said. Many trees on the forested hills of Balukhali in southern Bangladesh have been chopp... [Full Article...]

Jacob Zuma conferred with Chieftaincy Title in Imo

Jacob Zuma conferred with Chieftaincy Title in Imo President Jacob Zuma was awarded the highest honour during a visit to Nigeria's Imo State at the weekend. Zuma is now on a two-day working visit to Imo, where he has been conferred with chieftaincy title - Ochiagha di oha mma of Igbo land - and also given the Imo Merit Award - the highest honour in the state, with a street named after him. [Full Article...]

Catalan leader fails to clarify independence stance in letter to Spanish PM

Catalan leader fails to clarify independence stance in letter to Spanish PM Madrid has previously said it refuses to negotiate on Catalan independence and has threatened to take drastic measures like suspending the region's autonomy if Puigdemont presses ahead with independence. This would trigger the Article 155 of the 1978 constitution, under which the government in Madrid can install direct rule in any of Spain's 17 autonomous communities if they break the law. [Full Article...]

Taj Mahal a blot, built by traitors: BJP Lawmaker Sangeet Som

Taj Mahal a blot, built by traitors: BJP Lawmaker Sangeet Som What history are you talking about? About Taj Mahal, Som said, "Many people were pained to see that the Taj Mahal was removed from the list of places (tourist destinations)". Sangeet Som added that one should not get disappointed by the UP government's decision to not include Agra's Taj Mahal in its official tourism booklet. [Full Article...]

6 killed in building collapse in India

6 killed in building collapse in India Home minister Ramalinga Reddy has confirmed that three persons have dead in the incident. Summary: A view of the three-storey building which collapsed in Ejipura, Bengaluru on Monday. Many are still feared to be trapped under the debris. Earlier it was reported that three persons had died, while three others had sustained injuries. [Full Article...]

Canadore faculty on strike

Canadore faculty on strike The site will be updated regularly throughout the strike. More than 12,000 faculty at Ontario's 24 public colleges will strike Monday after negotiations between their union and the group representing management failed Sunday evening, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union says. [Full Article...]

72 dead, 30 missing in floods, landslides in Vietnam

In the northern province of Hoa Binh, 11 people dies and 21 others went missing. In the first nine months of this year, natural disasters in Vietnam killed or left missing 169 people, injured 232 others, damaged 236,800 houses, causing property losses of over 21.5 trillion Vietnamese dong (952 million USA dollars), according to the country's General Statistics Office. [Full Article...]

Nupur And Rajesh Talwar To Leave Jail Today, Offer Dental Treatment Visits

Nupur And Rajesh Talwar To Leave Jail Today, Offer Dental Treatment Visits The CBI court in Ghaziabad , which had convicted the Talwars in November 2013, is expected to issue their release order on Monday. Since their acquittal by the Allahabad High Court, there has been a steady increase in patients wanting to consult the couple. [Full Article...]

Pakistan tries to send terrorists to our side, says Rajnath Singh

Pakistan tries to send terrorists to our side, says Rajnath Singh It is worth mentioning here that addressing a political gathering in Gujarat on Saturday, Rajnath Singh had said, had Patel, India's first deputy prime minister, been allowed to act freely by then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, India would not have been facing the Kashmir issue today. [Full Article...]

RSS worker hacked in Kannur

RSS worker hacked in Kannur The local BJP unit alleged that the workers of the CPI (M), the ruling party in Kerala, was behind the attack on Nidesh. He was admitted to Kozhikode Medical College Hospital. "They should not work with any political bias", she said. Shah is expected to be present in Thiruvananthapuram on that day. "And the foundation of the Government in Kerala lies on the dead bodies of the BJP and RSS workers... [Full Article...]

Blazers' CJ McCollum suspended for season opener

Blazers' CJ McCollum suspended for season opener Swanigan and Len then began scuffling, and teammates came in to separate them. McCollum walked out quickly from the bench before being intercepted by a coach and taken back to the sideline. The Canton, Ohio, native broke out during his third season, registering 20.8 points, 4.3 dimes and 3.2 boards across 34.8 minutes per game while connecting on 44.8 percent of his shots, 41.7 percent of his tr... [Full Article...]

Probe Jay Shah if there is proof: RSS leader

Probe Jay Shah if there is proof: RSS leader The firm hadn't received any government land or contract worth even a rupee, Shah said at an event organized by news channel Aaj Tak in Ahmedabad . The report also questioned allegedly unsecured loans given to Jay Shah's firms, including from a state-run firm that reports to the Power Ministry. The Congress party is continuously raking up the issue of Jay Shah's company's turnover saying hi... [Full Article...]

Jermell Charlo obliterates Erickson Lubin with early one-punch KO

Jermell Charlo obliterates Erickson Lubin with early one-punch KO Charlo (30-0, 15 KOs) annihilated previously unbeaten Erickson Lubin (18-1, 13 KOs) in the first round. In a possible nod to diversification, Hurd, 27, momentarily went southpaw in Round 10 and landed an overhand left that had once more turned Trout's legs to jelly, but he managed to make it to the bell. [Full Article...]

At Least Six Are Injured After Oil Rig Explodes in Louisiana

At Least Six Are Injured After Oil Rig Explodes in Louisiana The Kenner Police Department and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office say the explosion happened around 7:30 pm local time. Five people have been taken to the University Medical Center and two people have been taken to the East Jefferson Hopsital. [Full Article...]

Passenger's fear for lives as AirAsia suffers another mid-air emergency

Clare Askew, among the 145 passengers on board, said the reaction of the airline's crew made the ordeal more terrifying. Some passengers said the terror was escalated by the staff's panicked response and lack of communication. Perth mother Tracy was on the flight with her young son, Jayden. "It's really put me off flying, I fly every year on Air Asia". All 151 people on board safely returned... [Full Article...]

Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Armed Sinai Attack

Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Armed Sinai Attack Six Egyptian soldiers have been killed in an attack by suspected extremists on a security checkpoint in volatile northern Sinai, the army said on Friday. Egyptian military officials say Islamic State group fighters were also killed and injured in the clash. In July, Islamic State militants killed 23 soldiers in a remote checkpoint in northeastern Sinai — the deadliest assault on the military in ... [Full Article...]

Woman Demands Trump Campaign Hand Over Docs Dealing With Assault Accusations

Woman Demands Trump Campaign Hand Over Docs Dealing With Assault Accusations Legal counselors for one of the ladies who have blamed Donald Trump for rape subpoenaed his battle for all archives identifying with her, all interchanges with or about her and "all records concerning any lady who affirmed that Donald J. [Full Article...]

Jeenbekov set to win Kyrgyz presidential election

Jeenbekov set to win Kyrgyz presidential election Mr. Atambayev strengthened the executive powers previous year. The country then restyled itself as a parliamentary republic, limiting presidential powers mostly to foreign policy and security issues. Jeenbekov's Social Democratic party and Babanov's Fatherland party have been the largest and second-largest factions in the Kyrgyz parliament since elections in 2015. [Full Article...]

Earthquake Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test Site

Earthquake Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test Site North Korea's state media haven't reported any of the four quakes detected by South Korea and other countries. And they warned the Punggye-ri nuclear site may not be used for much longer to test nuclear weapons. He said Friday he is "always open" to negotiations, but added, "We're going to see what happens with North Korea". "It's likely that North Korea will conduct its next nuclear test in... [Full Article...]


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