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Worldwide Switzerland demands release of Swiss woman abducted in Sudan
Author: 0 Switzerland demands release of Swiss woman abducted in Sudan

Local media said that the woman is an aid worker for a Swiss non-governmental organization for children and she was abducted from her home in northern Darfur. Arab Parliament Speaker Mishaal bin Fahm hailed the USA decision that has been taken in parallel with "the positive measures taken by Sudan's government at the human rights and the humanitarian aid levels as well as cooperation with Washington to end regional conflicts and combating extremism".

Worldwide Iran threatens U.S. bases if more sanctions imposed
Author: 0 Iran threatens U.S. bases if more sanctions imposed

Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said "I hope that the US ruling body would not make the strategic mistake, but if it does so, then Iran's response will be firm, decisive and crushing and the USA should accept its consequences". The head of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has suggested that USA military forces in the Middle East could be in danger of an Iranian missile attack if Washington imposes new sanctions against Teheran.

Worldwide North Atlantic Treaty Organisation builds up military presence in Romania to counter Russian Federation
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation builds up military presence in Romania to counter Russian Federation

Aside from Romania, Poland is the biggest troop contributor. Bulgaria, Italy and Portugal will regularly train with the force in Craiova and Germany are expected to contribute. An analyst at the Polish Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Maciej Kowalski said: "The Aegis Ashore system would add another level of deterrence". "Our objective is peace, not war", Iohannis said before the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.

Worldwide National Weather Service: Preliminary analysis indicates Madison tornado was EF-0
Author: 0 National Weather Service: Preliminary analysis indicates Madison tornado was EF-0

The weather service says a preliminary damage assessment indicates it was an EF-zero tornado with winds of 70 to 80 miles per hour. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Emergency crews went out shortly after the tornado went through, then went back out again on Sunday to continue to clear away debris. "Once again City employees responded to an emergency with professional efficiency", Mayor Paul Soglin said in a statement.

Worldwide Malala attends first lectures at Oxford
Author: 0 Malala attends first lectures at Oxford

She is studying philosophy, politics, and economics. On October 9, 2012, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was almost killed by a Taliban gunman who was angry with her efforts to promote schooling among girls in her native Pakistan. She almost died, but survived and underwent extensive reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation in Britain. After several months in the hospital and in rehabilitation, she was released and eventually spoke at the United Nations in July 2013.

Worldwide Active shooter reported at Texas Tech University
Author: 0 Active shooter reported at Texas Tech University

Students are advised to take shelter. This is a developing story . The shooter is still at large. "Emergency update. The current situation is ongoing". The person shot was a police officer who has died, Lubbock television station KCBD reported . It happened around 8pm Monday at the Texas Tech Police building.

Worldwide South Korea 'developing bomb to wipe out North Korea's power supply'
Author: 0 South Korea 'developing bomb to wipe out North Korea's power supply'

South Korea claims it has secured the technology it needs to build a non-lethal bomb that can paralyse North Korea 's power systems. "It is at the stage where we can build the bombs at any time". "He added: "...hasn't worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, making fools of USA negotiators. US President Donald Trump has traded a series bombastic threats and insults with the North Korean leader.

Worldwide Goa Congress urges Rahul Gandhi to take over as party chief
Author: 0 Goa Congress urges Rahul Gandhi to take over as party chief

Gandhi, who landed at Ahmedabad airport this morning, travelled to the Hatijan area of the city from where he started his tour in a specially designed bus. "When it comes to helping, they help only a handful of their industrialists". Demonetization resulted in the loss of business of many small traders, he said.

Worldwide Remove M from AMU, H from BHU: UGC committee
Author: 0 Remove M from AMU, H from BHU: UGC committee

According to a report by PTI, the UGC panel formed at the behest of Ministry of Human Resources (HRD), "Muslim" and "Hindu" word should be dropped from the names of the two universities to reflect their secular character. Professor of Ancient Indian history, culture and archeology at Banaras Hindu University, MP Ahirwar told Catch, "There is always a political motive behind every government decision especially in terms of education".

Worldwide Veteran who helped Las Vegas shooting victims to receive free truck
Author: 0 Veteran who helped Las Vegas shooting victims to receive free truck

Shane Beus, owner of a auto dealership in Gilbert, Arizona , read about Winston's actions and reached out to the veteran who lives in San Diego, according to the Arizona Republic . "My message is that I hope people will recognize the heroism in him and others and become selfless", Beus said. "We pulled up to that and they started loading us up with the most critically injured".

Worldwide Pitt student found dead in Oakland homicide, police looking for ex-boyfriend
Author: 0 Pitt student found dead in Oakland homicide, police looking for ex-boyfriend

The Allegheny County medical examiner ruled the death a homicide, but didn't specify what, where or how Sheykhet was struck on her body or with what. "Detectives are asking for the public's assistance with locating Mr. Officers found a 20-year-old woman unresponsive at the second floor of the residence. Police stand outside a house on Cable Street in Oakland outlined with crime tape.

Worldwide Catalonia debates as independence declaration looms
Author: 0 Catalonia debates as independence declaration looms

Meanwhile, France has signaled that it will not recognize an independent Catalonia , warning that the move will mean an automatic expulsion from the European Union . " Catalonia can not be defined by the vote organised by the independence movement just over a week ago", she told CNews television. The High Judiciary in Catalonia says its president, Jesus Barrientos, has asked the chief of the National Police force in the region to join in the protection of the building.

Worldwide Iran's diplomatic front backs IRGC in warning U.S. over sanctions
Author: 0 Iran's diplomatic front backs IRGC in warning U.S. over sanctions

The threat comes as the administration of President Donald Trump plans to announce its decision on the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the major six world powers. "If they do, Iran's reaction would be firm, decisive and crushing and the United States should bear all its consequences". Qasemi also denied U.S.

Worldwide Senate Democrats Urge Regulators To Review Possible Sprint Merger With T
Author: 0 Senate Democrats Urge Regulators To Review Possible Sprint Merger With T

Interestingly, a breakup fee isn't expected to be included in any final pact, which minimizes risks for both carriers should the deal not gain approval from federal regulators. For several months there's been a steady stream of reports speculating on a merger and how it would impact the industry. If the acquisition does go through, the combined company is still said to be run by T-Mobile's current CEO, John Legere.

Worldwide Mattis tells USA army to prepare for military option with N. Korea
Author: 0 Mattis tells USA army to prepare for military option with N. Korea

Mattis made the remarks during a speech at the annual conference of the Association of the U.S. Army , a non-profit advocacy group. "It is right now a diplomatically led, economic sanctions-buttressed effort to try to turn North Korea off of this path", Mr Mattis said, according to The Hill .

Worldwide Iceland become smallest country to qualify for World Cup
Author: 0 Iceland become smallest country to qualify for World Cup

Holding the momentum from its inspiring run to the 2016 European Championship quarterfinals, Iceland topped Europe Group I and advanced automatically to the finals in Russian Federation next year at the expense of favorite Croatia . Croatia booked their place in the play-offs by winning 2-0 in Ukraine , cementing second place behind Iceland, while Finland's dead rubber with Turkey ended 2-2.

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