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by | September 20, 2017 | 14:41

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said the Centre has no legal leg to stand on over the Rohingya refugees' issue in view of a Supreme Court ruling that refugees are entitled to fundamental rights under the Constitution. The Myanmar military has denied accounts of widespread abuses and alleges that Rohingya militants and villagers have burned down their own homes. "We can arrange for you to visit these areas and to ask them for yourself why they have not fled ...

by | September 20, 2017 | 14:25

Spain's Europa Press news agency and other media outlets said the raids Wednesday mostly targeted the region's economic and foreign departments as Spanish authorities worked to halt all preparatory moves for the planned October 1referendum.

by | September 20, 2017 | 14:00

Loud murmurs filled the green-marbled U.N. General Assembly hall when Trump issued his sternest warning yet to North Korea , whose ballistic missile launches and nuclear tests had rattled the globe. Recall that Iranian President , Hassan Rouhani said a few days back that the USA will pay a "high cost" if the nuclear deal is scrapped. Trump also said the Iran nuclear deal was "an embarrassment to the USA", saying the country's government was an "economically depleted, rogue state".

by | September 20, 2017 | 13:42

The comments reflect what his advisers say is concern about North Korea's advances in missile technology and the few means available for a peaceful response without China's help. Lavrov said Russia's position on the issue is "completely identical" to China's. Iran's government, he said, was bent on "death and destruction", while its people wanted change.

by | September 20, 2017 | 13:22

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who also heads Fatah, has been pressuring Gazans to overthrow Hamas rule by making their lives more hard through reduced hours of electricity, inability to receive medical treatment in Israel and holding back the salaries of government workers.

by | September 20, 2017 | 13:11

The 50 people announced today by the PM are the first to be accepted in the 12 months since the deal with the United States was put in place. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said in a video shared on social media that further processing and more approvals were expected in the coming months.

by | September 20, 2017 | 12:55

The core of Jose will stay off of the coast but we will still feel some impacts in the form of rough surf, rip currents, coastal/tidal flooding, wind, and rain. North winds will gusts to near 35 miles per hour along the coast. Due to wind gusts, isolated power outages are possible, especially near coastal/southeastern CT.

by | September 20, 2017 | 12:53

The billboards have since been taken down and the school has issued an apology. A 12-year-old New Zealand boy has been banned from a furniture shop for building a pillow fort. Ms Buric said the short advertising campaign turned out to be "very successful" because of the wide publicity it received both locally and internationally.

by | September 20, 2017 | 12:10

The President stressed on the need for enhancement in trade and economic relations between the two countries. It was the first high-level meeting between USA and Pakistan after the declaration of the new United States strategy by President Donald Trump on Afghanistan and South Asia, which blamed Pakistan for supporting and harbouring terrorists.

by | September 20, 2017 | 11:41

Eight people at a South Florida nursing home died amid the heat. Following a major storm like Hurricane Irma , it is incumbent on each Florida county to immediately execute its debris clean-up plan so other restoration efforts, such as power restoration, are not hindered by the presence of debris.

by | September 20, 2017 | 11:23

On India's ties with the US, Gandhi said there was a lot of space for cooperation between the two nations in the creation of jobs and in the education sector. But the question is who is going to have those jobs and which countries are going to have access to those jobs", he said. "One of the the central challenges in India is the politics of polarisation".

by | September 20, 2017 | 11:04

Four days later, Speaker K.G. Bopaiah concluded that 11 BJP MLAs and the Independents stood disqualified on the ground that they had "voluntarily given up membership" of the party. The move was expected since the Speaker had sent them notices seeking their reply on why they should not be disqualified for going against the party line on August 24.

by | September 20, 2017 | 09:34

However, on Tuesday, Trump is set to deliver his first address to a session of the UN General Assembly. "In recent years, the United Nations has not reached its full potential due to bureaucracy and mismanagement", he said , adding, "We are not seeing the results in line with this investment".

by | September 20, 2017 | 09:13

U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a meeting with the head of Qatar on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting in NY on Tuesday to discuss the Gulf crisis. A Gulf official from one of the opposing countries said it was "unfortunate that Emir Tamim continues to talk about a blockade when even he in the same speech acknowledged that his ship lanes are open".

by | September 20, 2017 | 09:06

Last August, the rate was 6.1 percent. According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Allen County fell from 5.9% in July to 5.1% in August. Darke and Shelby Counties reported 4.3 percent. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate also edged up to 3.5 percent in July from 3.4 percent in June.

by | September 20, 2017 | 08:23

You can also try out a new "Mosaic View" for the race that includes the race simulcast, in-car cameras, driver tracker and pit lane cam. Over the years, the Singapore F1 race has distinguished itself as one that is not just about the sport, but one complemented by a strong line-up of concerts, entertainment and lifestyle offerings both within the circuit park and throughout the city.

by | September 20, 2017 | 08:20

The Barcelona manager, who has had a strong start to the league season following a nightmare pre-season, also went on to speculate over potential replacements for Dembele: "We have various players, [Gerard] Deulofeu, Aleix Vidal, Denis [Suarez], Andre [Gomes]".

by | September 20, 2017 | 08:11

The expulsion will please Trump administration officials, who have been asking countries with diplomatic relations with North Korea to scale them back as a way to further isolate Kim Jong Un's regime. "That's an example of what is working", Mattis said. The U.N. assembly hall was packed with diplomats and world leaders eager to take the measure of the new American president.

by | September 20, 2017 | 08:03

The Kurdish forces took the men captive and handed over almost 1,400 women and children to Iraqi authorities, who were trying to verify their nationalities. "Humanitarian organisations and representatives from their home countries should be allowed to offer to them help". Earlier this month, RT spoke to some of the former wives of Islamic State militants stranded at a United Nations based Iraqi camp.

by | September 20, 2017 | 08:02

Previous winners include Slumdog Millionaire , The King's Speech and 12 Years a Slave , all of which went on to win Best Film at the Oscars. Three Billboards is very much in the vein of McDonagh's earlier work. While I had assumed that the award would go to either The Shape of Water , which was the big victor out of Venice, or to I, Tonya , which made a splash in its TIFF debut, the People's Choice Award ultimately went to Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with the runners ...

by | September 20, 2017 | 07:47

Also included in the bill is a plan to publicly fund political parties which meet a threshold of the popular vote with "transition" funding over the next five years, which would add up to more than $16 million by 2021. "We want absolutely no excuse for parties not complying with the additional requirements that this bill puts in place". Both Ontario and Quebec provide a per-vote amount to parties.

by | September 20, 2017 | 07:27

When asked whether he'd welcome the president coming to Virginia to campaign for him, Gillespie said, "I will take help from anybody anywhere". Northam responded to the question by saying, "Personally, I would think that the statues would be better placed in museums with certainly [sic] historical context".

by | September 20, 2017 | 07:23

Individual Oregon sheriffs do have some leeway in how they choose to interpret the state's sanctuary law, however. During a speech, the attorney general said cities and states that don't enforce some federal immigration laws need to "reconsider" their policies.

by | September 20, 2017 | 07:20

But as the night wears on, a subsection emerges, a different crowd more willing to confront police, sometimes to the point of a violent interaction. Nancy Fowler of St. Police ordered a group of press photographers to line up on the wall, including Keni Bar, who was covering for Reuters and broadcast live on Facebook and was shackled by police when he was stopped.

by | September 20, 2017 | 07:15

Speaking after a Council meeting at which it condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test earlier in the day, Nebenzya said that the United Nations sanctions resolution also called for negotiations with North Korea to resolve the standoff, and Washington must now honor that call.