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by | February 20, 2018 | 18:22

Pandemonium broke out when Minister for Urban Development Syed Haroon Ahmed Sultan Bokhari, with a wry smile on his face, said he is generous in offering parks as venues for social functions, even allowing weddings of those people who are marrying for the third or the fourth time.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:21

Arunachal Pradesh Police confirmed the incident to the media. The two were allegedly involved in the rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl from Namgo Village under Wakro circle in Arunachal Pradesh. The two rape accused were stripped, dragged through the streets and beaten to death. The chief minister, who described the rape and the mob action as "barbaric and inhuman", expressed solidarity with the family members of the minor.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:21

The document submitted by Mueller is an "Information" document prepared for the Court in advance of a likely guilty plea from Van der Zwaan. Alex Van Der Zwaan was charged with "willfully and knowingly making materially false, fictitious and fraudulent statements" to investigators.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:14

Eastern Ghouta - which is around 15 kilometres from Damascus city centre - has been besieged by the Syrian army since 2013, and it is one of the few areas in the country still under rebel control. Panos Moumtzis, the U.N.'s regional humanitarian coordinator for the Syrian crisis, said in a statement late Monday the humanitarian situation is "spiraling out of control".

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:18

She has now pleaded guilty at a public order offence at North Staffordshire Justice Centre today. Appearing in the court dock at Newcastle-under-Lyme, Sharman, through her solicitor Hayley Keegan, offered her "most honest apologies to the ambulance staff".

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:58

Rescue teams in Iran are trying to locate the wreckage of a plane that crashed with about 65 people on board it. The Airlines has confirmed that there were 59 passengers and 6 crew members. However, the President of the U.S., Donald Trump has refused to recertify this deal which has put this sales deal into uncertainty and the Iranians have been forced to continue flying their aging aircraft.

by | February 20, 2018 | 17:00

It also unleashed its most powerful nuclear blast to date in September, in what it claimed was a test of a thermonuclear weapon. For the US, it has been hinted that high-level talks are possible with North Korean officials, but both Vice President Pence and Secretary of State Tillerson are saying they would have to "wait and see" if they would meet with North Korean representatives.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:30

A Chester County-based seat held by Republican Ryan Costello goes from a GOP lean to a strong Democratic opportunity - and his toughest declared competitor, Democrat Chrissy Houlahan, would remain in the district. They're all technically more compact than the current map and split fewer municipalities. The dramatic shift comes on the heels of a landmark lawsuit filed by the League of Women Voters on behalf of voters across the state who alleged that the state's congressional districts were ...

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:27

The IDF on Monday declined to comment on the location of the underground infrastructure targeted in the early morning raids, and a Defense Ministry spokesperson said he "cannot elaborate beyond what the minister said". Israel has said that the deadly airstrikes were "retaliatory", and were in response to rocket fire coming from the enclave and the injury of four Israeli soldiers on Saturday after a device that detonated along the border.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:26

Although the USA embassy says he is in Delhi on an unofficial visit, Trump junior is due to speak on Indo-Pacific relations at a business conference on Friday at which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the keynote speaker. "Trump's company is literally selling access to the president's son overseas", Jordan Libowitz , the communications director for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington told The Washington Post.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:25

She beat 3-6 6-3 6-4 Garbine Muguruza and climbed back into the top 10 for the first time since her comeback. Her shaky start in Sunday's final extended to the second set, where Muguruza had break points in three separate service games. Breaking a tie with Wozniacki, Kvitova's 16th such title now has her second behind Serena Williams in combined top-level WTA titles (WTA Finals, Premier Mandatory, Premier 5, Premier) since the system was implemented in 2009.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:57

Friday's tremors caused tall buildings in Mexico's capital to sway for over two minutes and revived memories of two earthquakes in September a year ago that killed several hundred people in Mexico City and other parts of the country. People and animals take to the street after the quake. The network had been showing clips of the town from earlier in the day. Many residents took to Twitter, with many relieved the tremor wasn't more serious.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:57

According to reporters at the scene, the incident took place about one hour before the President's motorcade left the Mar-a-Lago resort for Trump International Golf Club at 8:55 a.m. Driver was not allowed onto club property so a White House staffer drove the van instead. The driver reportedly never got near the President or his motorcade, and it wasn't clear what kind of firearm was discovered.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:54

Democratic-leaning scholars rated Trump the worst president, while independent scholars rated him second-worst and Republican scholars rated him fifth-worst. Students from the high school who have overnight become outspoken activists for gun control have specifically called on President Trump as well as other elected officials to listen to their concerns and enact gun restrictions.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:47

The Cavs star finished with 29 points, 10 rebounds, and eight assists, narrowly missing what would've been his second career triple double in an All-Star Game and just the fifth in history. After last night's game, in which LeBron led his team to a 148-145 victory with 29 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne that the league will likely televise next year's All-Star draft.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:45

Nir Hefetz, a former spokesman of the Netanyahu family, is suspected of suggesting to Judge Hila Gerstel that she could be appointed attorney general if she killed a pending case against Sara Netanyahu's excessive household spending. "As part of the investigation, suspicions accumulated of felonies concerning ethics, fraud, money-laundering and securities violations, conducted over extended periods of time, frequently and systematically as part of relationships between Bezeq executives and ...

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:32

We visited every classroom and are working to identify all parties who are the source of the threat. This reporter asked numerous students if they had physically seen the gun, but the response was consistently no. He made the comment in a classroom and was immediately taken to the office, Ray said. Though the school district downplayed the injuries, one parent later sent their child to the hospital.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:26

Earlier the laws were adopted by the State Duma and approved by the Federation Council, two chambers of the Russian parliament. Russian Federation did not meddle, does not have the habit of meddling in the internal affairs of other countries, and is not doing so now.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:20

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday sought parliamentary approval to extend a state of emergency by 30 days, saying a threat to national security had not diminished and a constitutional crisis had not been resolved. Supreme Court has temporarily suspended its ruling on February 1 to reinstate 12 MPs, upon request from the Attorney General. Ruling and opposition party leaders clashed over whether parliament's approval was required under the constitution.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:20

News of the theft has prompted outrage in China, which had loaned 10 statues from among the 8,000 life-size clay warriors that make up the Terracotta Army to the Philadelphia museum. A spokeswoman for the Franklin Institute told the Associated Press that the statue will be repaired. He was subsequently charged with the theft and concealment of a major artwork, and released on bail.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:47

Speaking during a visit to Levenvale Primary School in West Dunbartonshire, Ms Sturgeon said: "I'm absolutely of the view, whether it's in the aid sector or Hollywood or politics or wherever we've seen this type of behaviour, it's absolutely vital that it's not tolerated and that steps are taken to make sure it doesn't happen in future".

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:44

The counting of votes will be held on March 3. The official said snags in EVMs attached with VVPAT ( Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail ) were reported from around 180 polling stations, resulting in slow balloting. In the 2013 elections in the state, the polling percentage stood at 91.82. Over 300 companies of Central Para-Military troopers, state armed forces from many states besides thousands of Tripura State Rifles and state police personnel have been deployed across the state.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:27

Trump tweeted that he will meet with people "whose lives have been totally shattered", but did not elaborate on his plans. Other Trump family members were more sensitive in the wake of the mass shooting . Children will continue to die if we don't take a stand now. The AR 15 rifle allegedly used by Mr Cruz in Thursday's shooting was purchased legally at a store called Sunrise Tactical Gear in Florida.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:23

Ramaphosa said key manufacturing sectors would be overhauled to demonstrate opportunities for global investors and said there there would be further actions to boost growth in the agricultural sector. Morocco and South Africa have for more than a decade given each other the cold shoulder on the backdrop of Pretoria's support for separatists in the Sahara.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:12

The former trade union stalwart, who posed the most formidable challenge to Mugabe's almost four-decade hold on power, died on Wednesday last week in a hospital in South Africa where he was being treated for colon cancer. For years Tsvangirai fought the injustices and excesses of the ruthless Mugabe regime. He said "Let us be realistic". The election is the first to held without Robert Mugabe in almost four decades.