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World Fashion designer Lagerfeld 'dead at 85'
Author: 0 Fashion designer Lagerfeld 'dead at 85'

This was the first time he had ever missed giving a bow at the end of a Chanel catwalk show. Lagerfeld had been with Chanel since 1983. The German-born designer, who was the creative director of Chanel, was one of fashion's most iconic and influential figures.

World British Isil bride Shamima Begum can return to UK, Justice Secretary concedes
Author: 0 British Isil bride Shamima Begum can return to UK, Justice Secretary concedes

According to family lawyer Mohammed Akunjee, Shamima Begum gave birth to a baby boy. Her family said her unborn child had "every right as a total innocent to have the chance to grow up in the peace and security of this home". She was one of a group of schoolgirls from London's Bethnal Green neighborhood who went to the country to marry ISIS fighters in 2015. Ms Begum, who has given birth to a baby boy, accepted she may have made a mistake but told Sky News that living under IS ...

World George Mendonsa, US WWII 'kissing sailor', dies aged 95
Author: 0 George Mendonsa, US WWII 'kissing sailor', dies aged 95

It became one of the most famous photographs of the 20th century. She once recalled that Eisenstaedt flew to her home in 1979 for a Life magazine story about the photograph. With victory over Japan about to be declared, Mendonsa, who was in New York City to go on a date, suddenly chose to kiss the closest woman to him as the happy news broke in the streets and folks waited for United States president Harry Truman to make the official victory speech.

World India urged to boycott Pakistan clash in World Cup
Author: 0 India urged to boycott Pakistan clash in World Cup

Pakistan's leadership has strongly refuted the allegations. "Attributing it to Pakistan even before investigations is absurd", Qureshi said. Qureshi told the United Nations that India has hinted at abandoning the Indus Waters Treaty , adding that it would be a grievous error.

World First Day on the Job, New Foreign Minister Katz Insults Poland
Author: 0 First Day on the Job, New Foreign Minister Katz Insults Poland

Shortly afterwards, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis announced that the summit would not take place at all without Poland's participation, and would be replaced by bilateral talks between the remaining nations. Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to appoint Katz as acting foreign minister came after an advocacy group, the Movement for Quality Government, went to court to press the prime minister to stop serving as foreign minister as well.

World Pakistan Army on 'High Operational Alert' Fearing Retaliation to Pulwama Terror Attack
Author: 0 Pakistan Army on 'High Operational Alert' Fearing Retaliation to Pulwama Terror Attack

The encounter between the security forces and militants is underway. The injured included an army Brigadier, lieutenant colonel and also DIG South Kashmir Amit Kumar . Three terrorists were believed to be trapped by the army. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday said he had written a letter to the United Nations secretary general, requesting him to play his role for the "de-escalation" of current tensions which were caused by Indian government's rhetoric against Pakistan in ...

World Trump lashes out at officials involved in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at officials involved in Russian Federation probe

Trump reacted to McCabe's interview Sunday night, tweeting that he was telling "so many lies" and that his story is now "even more deranged". President Trump reacted to the interview via Twitter by calling McCabe "a disgrace". Sen. Lindsey Graham , the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has vowed to launch an investigation into whether top officials at the Justice Department and the FBI had plotted an "administrative coup" to drive President Trump out of office.

World Japanese man abducted to North Korea decades ago is alive: Kyodo
Author: 0 Japanese man abducted to North Korea decades ago is alive: Kyodo

Earlier in February, Trump wrote on Twitter that North Korea would become a "great" economic powerhouse under Kim. "It is time for us to tighten our shoe strings and run fast, looking for a higher goal as we face this decisive moment", the Rodong Sinmun newspaper said in an editorial on Monday.

World Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit 'betrayal', anti-Semitism
Author: 0 Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit 'betrayal', anti-Semitism

Former Barnsley East MP Michael Dugher, who stood down at the last election, told the Sun : "I can no longer justify paying subs to a party which I now regard as institutionally anti-Semitic ". The roots of Monday's split can be traced back to Corbyn's unexpected election in 2015. The prospect of holding such a second referendum poses a challenge for Corbyn: while numerous party's members fervently back a so-called People's vote, others just want Britain to leave as soon as possible.

World Donald Trump slams 'Saturday Night Live' for mocking his national emergency
Author: 0 Donald Trump slams 'Saturday Night Live' for mocking his national emergency

This was the seventh tweet that Trump has sent out blasting " Saturday Night Live " since he hosted the show in November 2015 in the midst of his presidential campaign. "Now that the president is still not getting his wall, he thinks his temper tantrum should be a national emergency ", added the New York Democrat with the hashtag #FakeTrumpEmergency.

World Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Author: 0 Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

During a White House news conference on Friday, Trump said the Japanese premier had given him "the most attractive copy" of a five-page nomination letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee. "Since taking office, President Trump has worked tirelessly to apply maximum pressure on North Korea to end its illicit weapons programs and bring peace to the region", said the letter drafted by Rep.

World Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan with billions at stake
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan with billions at stake

Pakistan is facing a serious balance of payments crisis and hopes its longtime ally Saudi Arabia will throw the struggling economy a lifeline, specifically in the form of a $10 billion investment in a refinery and oil complex in the southwest of the county.

World May urges her Conservative party to back her on Brexit
Author: 0 May urges her Conservative party to back her on Brexit

Following the last vote in parliament, Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn said that "there is no majority for the Prime Minister's course of action for dealing with Brexit ". The EU is ready to give London assurances over the backstop in the declaration on future ties or separate statements, EU diplomats and officials say, to unlock the ratification of their Brexit deal in the House of Commons.

World Pakistan calls back high commissioner from India, says FO
Author: 0 Pakistan calls back high commissioner from India, says FO

Local media quoted the attacker's parents as saying that the young man had turned to militancy after he was humiliated and beaten up by Indian security forces. The second police official said four soldiers and a civilian were killed in the gunbattle. On Friday, local media reported that the Indian authorities had made a decision to withdraw the most favored nation ( MFN) status from Pakistan during an emergency government meeting in connection with the terrorist attack in the state of Jammu ...

World Only Turkish forces should be in Syria safe zone - Ankara
Author: 0 Only Turkish forces should be in Syria safe zone - Ankara

He said about a million Syrian people still need access to humanitarian aid. The Russian and Turkish presidents on September 17, 2018 agreed to create a 15-20 kilometer wide demilitarized zone along the line of engagement of Syria's government forces and the armed opposition.

World McCabe’s
Author: 0 McCabe’s "The Threat" Confirms Senior Officials Planned To Remove Trump

While he declined to conclude that Trump or his advisers colluded with Russia , McCabe said the evidence special counsel Robert Mueller has made public to date - including new disclosures about an August 2016 meeting between former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Konstantin Kilimnik, whom the Federal Bureau of Investigation has linked to Russian intelligence - "is incredibly persuasive".

World Mike Pence unimpressed as Angel Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism
Author: 0 Mike Pence unimpressed as Angel Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism

But Pence - who last week during a visit to Poland accused Britain, Germany and France of undermining USA sanctions on Iran - repeated his demand that European powers withdraw from the deal. He pointed to U.S. Merkel noted the treaty was conceived "essentially for Europe", where such missiles were stationed during the Cold War. Pence also reiterated to her Washington's opposition to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under construction between Russian Federation and Germany under the Baltic ...

World Thousands of UK Students Protest Global Warming Policies in Nation-Wide Strike
Author: 0 Thousands of UK Students Protest Global Warming Policies in Nation-Wide Strike

Climate strikes also took place in Australia a year ago. Ten-year-old Zachary Hird, a pupil at Cambridge's Newnham Croft Primary School, was at the protest in Cambridge with his mother Diane Hird. If we want to live, we need to make changes now", she said, carrying a sign pleading, " We are scared . Students protest in Westminster (Nick Ansell/PA).

World Britain prepared to leave European Union with no Brexit deal, says Leadsom
Author: 0 Britain prepared to leave European Union with no Brexit deal, says Leadsom

At Prime Minister's Questions yesterday, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford told Mrs May she had been "rumbled by your own loose-lipped senior Brexit adviser". In media interviews Grieve said that if May failed to remove the threat of no deal there could be resignations on a scale that might bring down the government.

World J&K Administration Withdraws Security of 5 Separatist Leaders
Author: 0 J&K Administration Withdraws Security of 5 Separatist Leaders

The security cover has been removed from Mirwaiz Umar Farooq , chairman of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference, as well as from Abdul Gani Bhat, Bilal Lone, Hashim Qureshi and Shabir Shah . Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said that the people of Kashmir are not responsible for the Lethpora attack.

World Trump aide predicts 'hundreds of miles' of border wall by 2020
Author: 0 Trump aide predicts 'hundreds of miles' of border wall by 2020

Trump declared the national emergency on Friday and shortly after his announcement, the American Civil Liberties Union tweeted that it would be suing the president. The broad grant of discretion to the president could make it hard to persuade courts to rule that Mr Trump exceeded his authority in declaring a border emergency.

World Pakistanis Stage Protests over Saudi Crown Prince’s Visit
Author: 0 Pakistanis Stage Protests over Saudi Crown Prince’s Visit

PM Imran, while addressing the MoU-signing ceremony, said that Saudi Arabia and Pakistan always enjoyed brotherly relations. Prince Mohammed's trip comes amid high tensions in the region: India and Saudi Arabia's archrival Iran - both bordering Pakistan - have accused Islamabad of backing "militant" groups which have carried out suicide attacks on their soil in recent days.

World Vatican defrocks former US cardinal over sex abuse
Author: 0 Vatican defrocks former US cardinal over sex abuse

September 28 - The Diocese of Salina , Kansas, and Archdiocese of Washington announce that McCarrick has begun his life of prayer and penance at St. Fidelis Capuchin Friary in Victoria, Kansas. December 27 - James Grein testifies in a canonical deposition by the Archdiocese of NY, saying he was serially sexually abused by McCarrick , beginning when he was 11 years old.

World Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize after United States request
Author: 0 Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize after United States request

The Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported Sunday that Abe had indeed written a five-page letter recommending Trump to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, but had done so only after the U.S. You know that. Now, all of a sudden they feel good. I'll probably never get it. A spokesperson for Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs told The Japan Times that the office "would refrain from commenting on the interaction between the two leaders".

World Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn’t have owned
Author: 0 Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn’t have owned

After wounding five officers, Martin hid in the back of the building, where officers found him about an hour later and killed him during an exchange of gunfire, police said. Martin had been arrested six times in Aurora over the years, including for domestic battery, Ziman said. She had just learned that the shooter lived close by and his unit in the complex had been taped off by police.

World ISIS gunmen hide among civilians in last Syria holdout
Author: 0 ISIS gunmen hide among civilians in last Syria holdout

We do so much, and spend so much - Time for others to step up.", he wrote. "We are pulling back after 100% Caliphate victory!" he tweeted. Advancing SDF fighters have been met by "large numbers" of civilians, to the surprise of commanders who had thought the exodus of recent days had emptied the remaining IS pocket of all but die-hard fighters, an SDF spokesman said.

World Three things to know about Nigeria’s delayed election
Author: 0 Three things to know about Nigeria’s delayed election

According to the Numerologist and Philosopher, even though has nothing to say about the Nigerian elections, he has so many things to say about Ghana and the United States and urged people to keep their fingers crossed as he would be revealing them in due course.

World Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort faces life sentence, US court filing says
Author: 0 Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort faces life sentence, US court filing says

Manafort was convicted at trial last August 21 in the Virginia court of eight felony counts, which included tax fraud, failure to file a report of a foreign bank and financial accounts, and bank fraud. White-collar crime is a badly unenforced area of law, which likely why Manafort believed he could do what he did. But none exist here, prosecutors said.

World We will avenge the blood of our martyrs, Iran warns Pakistan
Author: 0 We will avenge the blood of our martyrs, Iran warns Pakistan

The attacks are believed to have been carried out by a militant group with ties to havens in Pakistan . Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to visit Pakistan Sunday after delaying his arrival by one day without providing an explanation.

World U.S. military planes carrying aid arrive near Venezuelan border
Author: 0 U.S. military planes carrying aid arrive near Venezuelan border

Lester Toledo (C), coordinator of humanitarian aid for Venezuela, speaks speaks at the arrival of three C-17 cargo planes of the US Air Force lands in Colombia. "Venezuela is preparing for the humanitarian avalanche", Mr Guaido told about 4,000 supporters clad in white T-shirts and green scarves who gathered on Saturday to sign up as volunteers.