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World News USA says unlikely Turkey used chemical weapons
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Kurdish forces in Syria and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights have reported a suspected gas attack in the country carried out by Turkish forces Friday. The United States and Turkey support differing rebel groups fighting the Syrian government, while Russian Federation and Iran back Assad's government in the war.

World News Bangladesh hands refugee list to Myanmar to begin repatriation
Author: 0 Bangladesh hands refugee list to Myanmar to begin repatriation

The two countries originally agreed to begin the repatriations last month, but they were delayed by concerns among aid workers and Rohingya that they would be forced to return and face unsafe conditions in Myanmar. The "Physical Arrangement" stipulates that the repatriation will be completed preferably within two years from its start. Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan gave the list of 8032 refugees who have been cleared by the Bangladeshi side to his Myanmar counterpart Lt Gen Kyaw ...

World News Canadian PM visits Taj Mahal with family
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Trudeau became prime minister in 2015, he shifted gears from the Conservatives' playbook on trade that was pragmatic and commercially driven", said Mumbai-born Dehejia in an interview. He will go to Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar and participate in an event at IIM-Ahmedabad. "In response to similar allegations in November 2012 during his visit to India, then Prime Minister Stephen Harper said, radicalism and violence shouldn't be "confused with people's right in Canada to advocate a ...

World News Nirav Modi accuses PNB of destroying his business
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Taking advantage of information gaps, Nirav Modi got fraudulent "letters of undertaking" (LOUs) issued by PNB officials that allowed his group companies to get short-term loans (buyers' credit) from overseas bank branches to pay for the raw gems they purchased from foreign sellers.

World News Qatar Airways first A350-1000 service will be Heathrow
Author: 0 Qatar Airways first A350-1000 service will be Heathrow

Qatar Airways , which has ordered both the A350-1000 and the 777X, indicated it was moving in the opposite direction and said it could shift more of its A350 orders to the largest model. The new aircraft is also more powerful in terms of thrust on take-off, and is more fuel-efficient than its predecessor. The A350-1000 is 73.78m in length, 6.98m longer than the A350-900, and is created to fly 7,950nm carrying 366 passengers, 41 more passengers than the A350-900 which is already flying with a ...

World News Some countries have proposed to put Pak in FATF grey list
Author: 0 Some countries have proposed to put Pak in FATF grey list

The UK, France and Germany also came out in support of this move. According to the original plan, the Director General Financial Monitoring Unit, a joint secretary-level official of the Ministry of Finance and representatives from the State Bank of Pakistan and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan were to represent Pakistan at the FATF meeting.

World News UAE intercepts ballistic missile over Mocha in Yemen
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The UN Security Council is expected to vote on the draft resolution, which is likely to be vetoed by Russian Federation, on February 26. They also want it to commit to take action over sanctions violations, according to a draft resolution.

World News Trump to meet with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students
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During her speech, Emma Gonzalez slammed the reasoning used by many conservative politicians that school shootings are usually the product of mental health issues and would not be prevented by tightened gun control laws. The selling of guns is one of the most profitable businesses in the world and, yes, the United Sates is awash with guns as well as gun violence. She reportedly posted about the donation on her Facebook page, though the post is no longer publicly available.

World News All 66 passengers and crew presumed dead in Iran plane crash
Author: 0 All 66 passengers and crew presumed dead in Iran plane crash

A Boeing 727 plane crashed in northwestern Iran in 2011, killing 78 people, and a Caspian Airlines Tupolev bound for Armenia crashed in 2009, killing 168. Emergency and rescue helicopter searches for the plane that crashed in a mountainous area of central Iran, on February 19. The professional mountaineers will carry the corpses down on Wednesday as it is impossible for the helicopters to land in the area, he added.

World News Boko Haram Attacks Girls' School in Yobe
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Parents besieged the school as early as 6:00am to know the whereabouts of their children. People in the borderlands between Cameroon and Nigeria commonly refer to the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram as "slave raiders", Professor of Anthropology Scott MacEachern explains in The Washington Post's Monkey Cage .

World News FBI Were Warned About Florida High School Shooter Months Before Tragedy
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Ben Bennight , a 36-year-old YouTube video blogger from MS, said in September that he noticed an alarming comment posted on his video. Nikolas Cruz , 19, has been charged with 17 counts of pre-meditated murder for walking onto his former campus, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and opening fire on Valentine's Day.

World News Modi In Shravana Belagola On Campaign Tour
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Modi said 100% neem coating of urea had led to increased efficiency in its use, which has increased productivity of farmers. With the aim of ensuring that new technologies don't kill jobs, Nasscom , along with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, launched the "Skills for Future" platform at the Nasscom India Leadership Forum in Hyderabad on Monday.

World News GM presents $ 2.2 billion dollar debt for Seoul's assistance
Author: 0 GM presents $ 2.2 billion dollar debt for Seoul's assistance

Kim Sung-tae of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party, who attended the meeting with Engle. The restructuring proposal comes just a week after GM announced it would shut down one of its plants in the western port city of Gunsan by May and consider whether to continue operations at its three other plants in Korea.

World News Trump to meet with Florida high school students
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Trump is staunchly opposed to additional restrictions on guns or gun ownership, but Vice-President Mike Pence said at an event in Dallas the president would make school safety "a top priority" when he meets with governors of USA states in the coming days.

World News Marlins to recognize shooting victims by wearing Stoneman Douglas caps
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A previous appearance had been by a video connection from jail. He spoke only briefly to someone on the defense team after being asked a question. The sealed document was not described. He is expected to announce a legislative package with GOP lawmakers this week. Gonzalez's speech, in which she cried shame on "every politician taking donations from the NRA ", quickly went viral on social media.

World News Suspected GNLA ambush killed NCP Candidate and others
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No arrests have been made in connection with the blast, he said. The 43-year-old NCP candidate was returning to Williamnagar from poll campaigning, when the convoy came under attack, according to police. They had messages threatening people of consequences if they voted for Sangma. The ultras also sprayed the vehicle with bullets. Outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) and Liberation of A'chik Elite Force are active in Garo Hills which share a border with Bangladesh.

World News Magnetic Maharashtra Summit: New investments and unfulfi lled promises
Author: 0 Magnetic Maharashtra Summit: New investments and unfulfi lled promises

Presently, there are a total of around 450 aircraft operating in the country, but that will be more than tripled with over 900 new aircraft to be deployed over the next few years in the country, he said. Making special mention of the Maharashtra Samruddhi Corridor, the Prime Minister said, the 700 kilometre super communication expressway and an adjacent smart city have the potential to create about 20 lakh new jobs and lead to vast growth in agriculture and agro-based development.

World News University review will not scrap tuition fees
Author: 0 University review will not scrap tuition fees

Mrs May was Home Secretary in December 2010 and the then-Cabinet Minister voted in favour of a policy to increase tuition fees to a maximum of £9,000-per-year. May would not be drawn on the review's possible conclusions, but said she wanted the work to find ways to offer an education to all, offer choice and competition in the sector, deliver the skills the economy needed and to offer value for money.

World News In Effort to Tamper Corruption South African President Announces 'Lifestyle Audits'
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President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday directly addressed accusations that he is partly responsible for the shooting of striking miners at Marikana five years ago, saying he would make good in any way he could. Ramaphosa said he would personally drive and ensure throughput. She was often vilified by politicians loyal to Zuma and her findings ignored, something the Constitutional Court rectified when it said her directives were binding and could only be set aside by a court of law.

World News Police in Kansas still desperately searching for missing 5-year-old boy
Author: 0 Police in Kansas still desperately searching for missing 5-year-old boy

Saturday to report Lucas Hernandez was lost in southeast Wichita. She said she last saw Lucas in his bedroom at approximately 3 p.m. Saturday, prior to her taking a shower and falling asleep. At the time, he was last seen wearing black sweats, white socks and a gray shirt with a bear on it. Lucas was born December 12, 2012, has brown eyes and hair, is around 4 feet in height, and weighs about 60 pounds.

World News Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'
Author: 0 Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

Polling can not tell us whether voters might have chosen differently if the Russian influence operation hadn't happened. McMaster, who spoke a day after a federal grand jury indicted more than a dozen Russians in connection with the interference, was addressing an global audience at the Munich Security Conference, including several Russian officials.

World News I'm Muslim, want to live with husband, Hadiya tells SC
Author: 0 I'm Muslim, want to live with husband, Hadiya tells SC

Mr. Shafin Jahan (the petitioner in the above special leave petition) is my husband, I want to continue to live as wife of my beloved husband Mr. Shafin Jahan and that I embraced Islam and married him on my own free will. "I have been under confinement without the freedom that I am entitled to". Hadiya's father KM Ashokan had tried his best to thwart his own daughter's testimony before the Supreme Court back in November by submitting that her mind had been kidnapped (no, this isn't a joke).

World News Olympics: Russian team in shock over Games doping scandal
Author: 0 Olympics: Russian team in shock over Games doping scandal

The Russians had been hoping that a clean record at Pyeongchang would persuade the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to allow them to march at the Games closing ceremony on February 25 with the Russian flag and in national uniform. Meldonium increases blood flow which improves exercise capacity in athletes. In the curling event, he appeared to do most of the pair's sweeping. "We don't divide them into gold, silver, bronze".

World News Bucs Interview Miami D-Line Coach Kuligowski
Author: 0 Bucs Interview Miami D-Line Coach Kuligowski

He will replace Karl Dunbar who was hired by the Pittsburgh Steelers earlier this month. ESPN's Booger McFarland gave Kuligowski a strong endorsement in the tweet below. 2 in the College Football Playoff Rankings - would be fine moving forward. The nation's top defense is on the verge of adding one of the nation's top assistant coaches.

World News West Point honors JROTC cadet's dream by posthumously admitting him to academy
Author: 0 West Point honors JROTC cadet's dream by posthumously admitting him to academy

Several members of the media have depicted the JROTC marksmanship team, which received a grant from the National Rifle Association, as a club that the gun lobby funded to train the suspected shooter, who killed 17 people last week. He hoped to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point. The casket of Alaina Petty , a victim of Wednesday's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , leaves her funeral in Coral Springs, Fla., Monday, Feb.

World News BJP announces bypoll nominees for UP and Bihar
Author: 0 BJP announces bypoll nominees for UP and Bihar

Congress had announced their candidates through state party chief Raj Babbar on February 16. By-elections in these two high-profile constituencies were announced after current UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya vacated Gorakhpur and Phulpur seats, respectively, to become members of the state legislative assembly and form the government.

World News Edmonton man accused of online threats against PM, government
Author: 0 Edmonton man accused of online threats against PM, government

Modi is scheduled to meet Trudeau on Friday. The Indian government has not hesitated to convey these fears to their Canadian counterparts. All this "is creating a perception that this a lower-level relationship, that this is a less important relationship to India", said Dehejia, who is also an economics professor at Carleton University in Canada .