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World Taliban Calls Off Peace Talks In Qatar With U.S
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Department of State] was not available for comment". Tehran is comfortable with the concept of a government in Kabul in which the Taliban are participants, but not a government in which the militants are the "dominant participants", the people added.

World German far-right MP seriously injured in targeted attack
Author: 0 German far-right MP seriously injured in targeted attack

Magnitz was rushed to the hospital on Monday night after suffering a serious head injury following a "politically-motivated attempted assassination", Bremen AfD in a statement, posting a graphic image of the injured chairman. "Anyone who carries out such a crime must be punished". The party is expected to make gains in European elections in May and three regional polls in the former communist east later this year.

World European Union nations reach deal on stranded migrants, Malta announces
Author: 0 European Union nations reach deal on stranded migrants, Malta announces

The deal calls for 300 migrants to be redistributed between eight countries, including Ireland. PM Joseph Muscat named them as Germany , France, Portugal, Ireland, Romania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Italy. But with no country allowing them to dock, they were left stranded off the coast of Malta, suffering sea sickness and dehydration, with some briefly refusing food and an onboard doctor warning of psychological stress.

Author: 0 Man charged over suspicious packages sent to embassies

A man has been arrested after almost 40 suspicious packages were discovered at foreign embassies and consulates across Australia . Savas Avan, 49, faced Melbourne Magistrates Court on Thursday charged with sending risky items by post. "Police have so far recovered 29 of these packages, with forensic testing to be undertaken on them to determine the exact composition of the material in them", a statement from Australian Federal Police said.

World Iran's foreign ministry confirms arrest of former USA sailor
Author: 0 Iran's foreign ministry confirms arrest of former USA sailor

Iran has not yet made public the arrest of White and no specific charges have been made clear. Iran's Foreign Ministry confirmed on Wednesday that an American citizen had been arrested in the city of Mashhad, but denied reports he had been badly treated, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency .

World Shutdown cuts drivers off from Mount Rainier National Park
Author: 0 Shutdown cuts drivers off from Mount Rainier National Park

National parks like Yosemite could soon get relief from trash and human waste that has built up after workers were placed on furlough following a partial government shutdown . "We aren't releasing more detail because the incident remains under investigation, which is taking longer than usual because of the shutdown", Munoz said.

World Security tight as Congo poised to release election results
Author: 0 Security tight as Congo poised to release election results

A statement by more than 300 civil society organizations said people should be ready to protest. As Congo anxiously awaits the outcome of the presidential election , many in the capital say they are convinced that the opposition won and that the delay in announcing results is allowing manipulation in favor of the ruling party.

World Second Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Meet
Author: 0 Second Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Meet "Imminent": South Korea

The report came as Kim returned to Pyongyang after a trip to China, where he held talks with Xi and visited an economic development area in Beijing . Despite starting his Presidency with explosive rhetoric against Kim, Trump has changed his tone considerably, and even went so far as to say "we fell in love" in September previous year.

World Man accused of trying to steal roommate's $10M lottery ticket
Author: 0 Man accused of trying to steal roommate's $10M lottery ticket

He returned home and shared this wonderful news with his 2 roommates. On Monday Mr Saosongyang was "invited" to come collect his stolen winnings, investigators say, "but instead of him celebrating his big win he was arrested". At this point the Lottery authority was unaware of any nefarious activity and began the usual administrative investigation it does into any large winnings, telling Saosangyang to return to collect his money on January 7.

World Camera catches man licking doorbell
Author: 0 Camera catches man licking doorbell

The couple had been out of town, during the odd incident, but their children were sleep inside the family's home. However, the home's surveillance system notified them about movement in front of their home. 5 in the morning? "Well, then who the heck is that?'" Sylvia Dungan said. While residents expressed concern over the incident, they also said he ultimately didn't do any real harm.

World R144m ransom demand for missing wife of wealthy Norwegian investor
Author: 0 R144m ransom demand for missing wife of wealthy Norwegian investor

Investigators refused to confirm the amount but said they advised the family not to pay the purported kidnappers. Tom Hagen's net worth was estimated at around $200 million by Norway's financial magazine Kapital , which ranked him the 172nd wealthiest person in the country.

World Ex-Goldman Sachs banker denied bail in Malaysia pending USA extradition
Author: 0 Ex-Goldman Sachs banker denied bail in Malaysia pending USA extradition

Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low ( pix ), has rubbished a news report claiming that China had offered to bail out 1Malaysia Development Berhad ( 1MDB ) in 2016, describing it as accusations that are politically motivated. But that's not all: Chinese-funded infrastructure projects were reportedly planned in Malaysia at "above market profitability", with the excess funds created intended partly to "settle the 1MDB debts".

World Rosenstein Ready to Leave Once Attorney General Confirmed, Source Says
Author: 0 Rosenstein Ready to Leave Once Attorney General Confirmed, Source Says

Rosenstein oversaw the Mueller investigation after former Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from overseeing an investigation into a campaign in which he played an active part. Whitaker also was critical or skeptical about the special counsel investigation. After an embattled turn in that role, Sessions stepped down at the end of previous year and was replaced temporarily by Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General.

World Trump campaign chief gave polling data to Russian
Author: 0 Trump campaign chief gave polling data to Russian

He led the Trump campaign during the Republican convention when, USA intelligence officials say, Russian Federation was working to sway the election in Mr Trump's favour. Manafort and Kilimnik were charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice by attempting to tamper with witnesses after Manafort had been already been indicted for other crimes.

World Suspicious package sent to Pak consulate in Melbourne
Author: 0 Suspicious package sent to Pak consulate in Melbourne

Emergency services were first alerted to the packages in the Melbourne locations about 12.30pm. The discovery of suspicious substances at the Argentinian consulate in Sydney prompted a large scale emergency response just two days ago.

World Father of Saudi woman seeking asylum arrives in Thailand, wants meeting
Author: 0 Father of Saudi woman seeking asylum arrives in Thailand, wants meeting

Rahaf al-Qunun has said she fears her family will kill her if she was forced to return home. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton told reporters on Wednesday - before the referral was confirmed - that Australia would consider any referrals from the United Nations but Ms al-Qunun would not receive any "special treatment".

World RangeView Fabricating Stops Making Donation Bins After Deaths Of 2 Canadians
Author: 0 RangeView Fabricating Stops Making Donation Bins After Deaths Of 2 Canadians

She had become trapped in a charity clothing donation box situated behind a building. Paramedics say the victim, approximately in her mid-30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Taheri said they also need to take into account the colossal expense of physically transporting them, storing them, and later returning them to their original locations.

World Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya charged with obstruction of justice in USA court
Author: 0 Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya charged with obstruction of justice in USA court

Natalia Veselnitskaya became a central figure in the Mueller probe when it was revealed that in June 2016, she met with Donald Trump Jr., after an intermediary indicated she had dirt on Hillary Clinton . The case was settled in 2017 with Prevezon agreeing to pay $5.9 million in fines. Magnitsky was arrested while investigating the fraud case and died in a Russian prison in 2009.

World Citizenship Bill biggest betrayal: former Meghalaya CM
Author: 0 Citizenship Bill biggest betrayal: former Meghalaya CM

Previous year the Assam government published a draft citizens' register that left off 4mn people unable to prove they were living there before 1971. Meanwhile, protestors ransacked BJP offices in Golaghat in Assam and burnt tyres across the state.

World China: Man wounds 20 primary school children in Beijing attack
Author: 0 China: Man wounds 20 primary school children in Beijing attack

Some parents claimed on social media that around 20 children had been injured, although there were conflicting reports about whether a hammer or a knife had been used in the attack. "The details are still not clear", wrote one parent on WeChat. According to the school's website, it has 2,537 students and 199 teaching personnel.

World Russian espionage arrest: 'My brother is being used as pawn'
Author: 0 Russian espionage arrest: 'My brother is being used as pawn'

Russian intelligence services have publicly stated that in the event of a guilty verdict, Whelan faces between 10 and 20 years in prison. The foreign secretary's remarks support the premise of speculation in the U.S. He now lives in MI and is director of global security for automotive components supplier BorgWarner. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Washington was trying to learn more about the situation.

World Trump, Congress leaders set to huddle on border wall, government shutdown
Author: 0 Trump, Congress leaders set to huddle on border wall, government shutdown

Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), who not only published an op-ed in the Detroit Free-Press about impeaching Trump, but also got a bit vulgar during a MoveOn event. "I mean, there's a wall between Tijuana and San Diego, right?" " We have given the Republicans a chance to take yes for an answer". Trump left without taking questions, as did his staff.

World U.S. says Saudi version of Khashoggi murder 'not credible'
Author: 0 U.S. says Saudi version of Khashoggi murder 'not credible'

Netflix said it was simply complying with a local law. Saudi Arabia's investigation and handling of the brutal murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul past year still lacks full credibility and accountability, a senior United States official said Friday.

World United States airstrike in Yemen kills al-Qaeda operative behind USS Cole bombing
Author: 0 United States airstrike in Yemen kills al-Qaeda operative behind USS Cole bombing

Al-Qaeda operative Jamel Ahmed Mohammed Ali Al-Badawi, who played a key role in the USS Cole bombing almost 20 years ago, is believed to have been killed in a USA airstrike in Yemen , officials say. The Cole was attacked by suicide bombers in a small vessel packed with explosives while in port in Aden, Yemen , for refueling. He was recaptured in March 2004 and sentenced to death, but almost two years later he managed to escape a second time.

World World Bank president resigns
Author: 0 World Bank president resigns

In 2012, Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and José Antonio Ocampo, former Colombian finance minister, were top contenders for the World Bank Presidency against Jim Yong Kim , who was the nominee of the United States. The Trump administration has enjoyed a close working relationship with Kim. During Kim's tenure, the bank also emphasised its private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation, which critics said increasingly channeled funds to projects that otherwise would not have met ...

World Trump Says He ‘May Declare a National Emergency’ to Build Wall
Author: 0 Trump Says He ‘May Declare a National Emergency’ to Build Wall

Although Trump characterized the talks as " productive ", Democrats said there was no progress. "This is about human trafficking; this is about a humanitarian crisis; this is about the flow of illegal drugs, illegal immigrants and the president's determination to address that issue with action and with resources", Pence said.

World Man charged with murder in Houston girl’s death
Author: 0 Man charged with murder in Houston girl’s death

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said in a statement that he was grateful to those who provided tips and assistance in their "work to get justice for Jazmine". Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a black Democrat who represents parts of Houston , said there was nothing irresponsible about the early suggestions it was a hate crime.

World May warns of 'uncharted territory' if MPs reject her deal — BREXIT
Author: 0 May warns of 'uncharted territory' if MPs reject her deal — BREXIT

Labour's Yvette Cooper MP, who leads the group that includes former Tory ministers Nicky Morgan, Oliver Letwin, and Nick Boles, said , "Our amendment would block some of the Treasury's no-deal powers unless parliament has explicitly voted for no deal or unless the government has requested an extension of article 50".

World North Korea's Kim visiting China for summit with Xi
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim visiting China for summit with Xi

The reported meeting Monday came a day after President Trump told reporters a second location for the second U.S. "Kim is eager to remind the Trump administration that he does have diplomatic and economic options besides what Washington and Seoul can offer", Harry J.