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Fellow Nobel Winner Urges Suu Kyi to Stop Rohingya Persecution

Fellow Nobel Winner Urges Suu Kyi to Stop Rohingya Persecution She says there is an urgent need for more temporary shelters . In a statement, the demonstrators condemned the global silence on the ongoing crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar and called on the worldwide community to take action to restore the rights of the oppressed Muslims. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis Suggests That Trump's Decision To Repeal DACA Is Not 'Pro

Pope Francis Suggests That Trump's Decision To Repeal DACA Is Not 'Pro Pope Francis on Sunday suffered a minor injury while riding his popemobile in Colombia . "Those who deny climate change need to go to scientists and ask them ", Francis said , according to Crux. Francis' message throughout his five-day visit to Colombia had been one of forgiveness and reconciliation. Francis backed the 2015 Paris agreement, from which the U.S. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma forecast improves for Columbia area, but threats still possible

Hurricane Irma forecast improves for Columbia area, but threats still possible Sustained winds are expected to still be at least 74 miles per hour with higher gusts possible when the eye hits southern sections of Georgia early Monday afternoon. A storm surge warning has been issued for much of the Florida Peninsula and extended into southern Carolina. One of Florida's primary public utility companies said Saturday that it is preparing to deal with the largest number of... [Full Article...]

Trump is shutting down three South Florida resorts ahead of Irma

Trump is shutting down three South Florida resorts ahead of Irma Representatives from the Miami , West Palm Beach, and Palm Beach properties did not immediately return ABC News' request for comment, and the general manager of the Jupiter property declined to comment. Hurricane Irma retained its 130 miles per hour strength early Sunday afternoon as its eye crossed the Florida Keys and headed toward the Gulf coast, where Naples, Fort Myers and Tampa rushed pr... [Full Article...]

China eyes ban on gas-powered cars

China eyes ban on gas-powered cars Nigeria, Africa's largest producer of oil, might be in for a big one as China , world's biggest auto market, plans to ban the production and sale of diesel and petrol vehicles. In April, the government said it hoped that by 2035 one-fifth of all vehicles sold would be electric, spurring huge growth among domestic carmakers. [Full Article...]

White House condemns violence against Rohingya Muslims in Burma

White House condemns violence against Rohingya Muslims in Burma On Sunday, Myanmar's government bluntly rejected a ceasefire proposed by militants in Rakhine after more than two weeks of bloodshed. "And we are particularly expecting this from Nobel Peace Prize laureate and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi ", he added. [Full Article...]

Worldwide cricketers voice support for World XI match

Worldwide cricketers voice support for World XI match Imran Tahir , who grew up in Lahore , played an important role in convincing some of the World XI players to tour Pakistan to revive worldwide cricket in the country. Of course, the 1998 Test in Peshawar stands out for me because we won it and that helped us win our maiden Test series. And it is to be seen that who got unlucky from the remaining 10 players from a home debut. [Full Article...]

Tools To Help You Track Tropical Storm Irma And Its Damage

Tools To Help You Track Tropical Storm Irma And Its Damage If you aren't caught up, here's what happened on Sunday: When Irma was still a healthy Category 3 and 4-force hurricane in South Florida , it's outer winds blew from the northeast into Tampa Bay, pushing the water out to the Gulf of Mexico. [Full Article...]

Rohingya insurgents in Myanmar call temporary ceasefire to ease humanitarian crisis

Rohingya insurgents in Myanmar call temporary ceasefire to ease humanitarian crisis Myanmar authorities said 15 members of the security forces and 370 militants had been killed in the fighting. Military spokesman Myat Min Oo said he couldn't comment without talking to his superiors. Counter attacks by the military resulted in about 3.5 lakh Rohingyas homeless and almost 400 terrorists dead. They are scattered across the country from Jammu and Kashmir to Tamil Nadu. [Full Article...]

Archbishop Desmond Tutu writes to Aung San Suu Kyi

Archbishop Desmond Tutu writes to Aung San Suu Kyi The petition's authors ask a rather pointed question: " What is wrong with being a Muslim, Suu Kyi? ". While her English husband and her sons returned to Britain she formed the National League for Democracy (NLD). Suu Kyi visited Ottawa last spring and had a closed-door meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Myanmar's army has been waging a ruthless campaign to crush Rohingya rebels in the ... [Full Article...]

Iranians Hold Nationwide Rallies to Condemn Genocide of Muslims in Myanmar

Iranians Hold Nationwide Rallies to Condemn Genocide of Muslims in Myanmar The violence and exodus began on August 25 when Rohingya insurgents attacked Myanmar police and paramilitary posts in what they said was an effort to protect their ethnic minority from persecution by security forces in the majority Buddhist country. [Full Article...]

What happened to Hurricane Jose?

What happened to Hurricane Jose? The storm weakened early Monday, with meteorologists downgrading it to category 1, the National Hurricane Center reported . A storm chaser jeopardized his life when he stepped out of his vehicle and stood against the hurricane winds to measure its speed. [Full Article...]

Georgia braces for potential far-flung impacts from Hurricane Irma

Georgia braces for potential far-flung impacts from Hurricane Irma Major General Michael Calhoun, the head of Florida's National Guard, said on Sunday that more than 10,000 National Guard members from other states are going to be arriving soon. "There is the danger of life-threatening storm surge flooding along portions of the coasts of Florida, Georgia and SC, where a Storm Surge Warning remains in effect". [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin lashes out at Donald Trump over North Korea situation

Vladimir Putin lashes out at Donald Trump over North Korea situation Although to a lesser extent than Beijing , Moscow has been instrumental in blunting the impact of sanctions against the Kim Jong-un regime. While describing additional sanctions as "the road to nowhere", Putin said Russian Federation was prepared to discuss "some details" around the issue, without elaborating. [Full Article...]

Storm makes landfall in Southern Florida with life-threatening surges — Hurricane Irma

Storm makes landfall in Southern Florida with life-threatening surges — Hurricane Irma The state of Oaxaca was hit the hardest, with 71 dead, said Agueda Robles, a spokeswoman for the state civil protection agency. By Sunday, the emergency declaration for Chatham County had been changed to a voluntary evacuation order in Zone B and C, the Savannah Morning News reports. [Full Article...]

Drain the Swamp? Bannon says McConnell told Trump to 'BACK OFF'

Drain the Swamp? Bannon says McConnell told Trump to 'BACK OFF' ROSE: Someone told me you described the firing of James Comey - you're a student of history - as the biggest mistake in political history. He added that Comey's departure directly spawned the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation into possible collaboration between the Trump administration and Russian Federation to interfere in the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Korean Ruling Party Leader Objects Calls for US Nukes Redeployment

Korean Ruling Party Leader Objects Calls for US Nukes Redeployment Putin has remained firm however that such sanctions on oil would have negative humanitarian effects on North Koreans. The announcement that the USA would call for a Monday vote on sanctions came at the start of North Korea's Foundation Day, the anniversary of the reclusive nation's 1948 founding, on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 with facial recognition and 5.5-inch display launched

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 with facial recognition and 5.5-inch display launched Lately. Xiaomi has also started to make inroads in the offline segment and a wider product choice will be helpful in their expansion. There are two 12MP sensors at the back- one standard 12MP lens with f/1.8 lens and another 12MP telephoto lens with f/1.6 aperture. [Full Article...]

Miami's main airport doesn't know yet when it will reopen after Irma

Miami's main airport doesn't know yet when it will reopen after Irma Miami International Airport has been closed after being severely damaged by Hurricane Irma - and officials have not confirmed when it will reopen. "I want to be there earlier and not spend Irma right here in Miami ". "It was ridiculous. I was standing in line and in an hour, I moved maybe like two feet", said Carriazo. United Airlines told BuzzFeed that the high prices for its fligh... [Full Article...]

US formally requests UN vote on North Korea on Monday

US formally requests UN vote on North Korea on Monday North Korea offered fresh vitriol against the pending sanctions , specifically targeting US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, who this week accused North Korean leader Kim of " begging for war ". Trump himself tweeted that he was considering halting trade with all countries that trade with North Korea but this was dismissed as an empty threat since the list of countries would includ... [Full Article...]


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