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Worldwide Hyderabad Commissioner pulls the plug on begging
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It seems work has already begun on the "clear up", and 400 people from Goshamahal neighbourhood have been placed in a "rehabilitation centre"...in a local jail. The five-day World Telugu Conference is also going to be held from December 15 which would be attended by hundreds of NRIs. They are also employing children and handicapped persons to solicit or receive alms at the main junctions of the road.

Worldwide Duterte says he won't accept lecturing on human rights at APEC
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The Filipino strongman told a news conference, held at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Vietnam, that the summit should focus on human-rights violations not just in the Philippines, but across the world. Trump travels to the Philippines on Sunday for meetings with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). "And all the victims of human rights violation are invited to come and air their gripe or grievances".

Worldwide Apple reportedly moved cash to island to avoid Irish taxes
Author: 0 Apple reportedly moved cash to island to avoid Irish taxes

The firm helps its clients to take advantage of countries with low or zero-tax rates. Apple ended up controlling two of its Irish subsidiaries from Jersey for around a year. In May 2013, Apple CEO Tim Cook testified in front of the United States Senate and defended the company's tax structure. Last year, the Obama administration sought to crack down on companies moving headquarters overseas, so-called corporate inversions, to avoid paying US taxes.

Worldwide Japan hails progress in TPP trade talks, but discord raises doubts
Author: 0 Japan hails progress in TPP trade talks, but discord raises doubts

Talks on the original TPP started in March 2010. Leaders hoped to be in a position to finalise the TPP-11 agreement when they meet on Friday. But US President Donald Trump pulled his country out of the TPP upon his inauguration in January this year, prompting the remaining 11 countries to consider a new deal.

Worldwide Rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran rattle markets
Author: 0 Rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran rattle markets

The line between public funds and royal money is not always clear in Saudi Arabia , an absolute monarchy ruled by an Islamic system in which most law is not systematically codified and no elected parliament exists. Hariri's critique of Iran is connected to Tehran's support of the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah. By including Hezbollah in his Cabinet, Hariri was effectively providing cover to an organization that was implicated in the killing of his father, the former Premier Rafik Hariri, ...

Worldwide Trump Thinks Stricter Gun Control Would've Made Mass Shooting Worse
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We could let a little time go by, but it's ok, if you feel that that's an appropriate question, even though we're in the heart of South Korea. "The president has been talking about extreme vetting {of some immigrants] and the need for that for the goal of protecting the citizens of this country since he was a candidate", she said at a press briefing.

Worldwide Bhopal gangrape: Doctors say victim had 'consensual sex', brands her 'accused'
Author: 0 Bhopal gangrape: Doctors say victim had 'consensual sex', brands her 'accused'

After first claiming that the gang-rape victim had consensual sex" with the four accused, the hospital authority changed its MLC report, saying that the intercourse was "forced'. She said that the medical examination was right, the mistakes were just in the report. So, the entire meaning of the report was misconstrued. The department has also issued notices to Dr Khushbhu Gajbhiye and Dr Sanyogita who had prepared the medical report.

Author: 0 Cleveland and Durham police forces back gun amnesty

These included hand guns, rifles, shotguns, antique (obsolete calibre) guns and imitation firearms - as well as ammunition. Officers are hoping for a similar success this year. "There are a number of reasons that people may find themselves with a firearm they should not have, whether through inheritance or legally-owned guns they have no more use for.

Worldwide Kejriwal urges Haryana, Punjab CMs to jointly tackle air pollution
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have repeatedly urged Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to hold an "emergency" interstate meeting to resolve the pollution issue and also urged for Centre's intervention into the matter. The top medical body was compelled to declare " public health emergency " seeing the thick blanket of smog over the city. Each year, people are faced with the same problems and the response, by and large continues to be repetitive, with no solution-based approach one can put a ...

Worldwide Saudi Arabia, Kuwait orders citizens out of Lebanon
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia, Kuwait orders citizens out of Lebanon

Lebanese politicians can not make decisions that are in the best interest of their country, the Foreign Ministry said. The advice comes just days after Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his sudden resignation while on an official visit to Saudi Arabia.

Worldwide Saudi Arabia and Kuwait advise citizens against travel to Lebanon
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Iran said previously that Hariri's resignation was motivated by the Saudis. Saudi Arabia has ordered its citizens out of Lebanon amid skyrocketing tensions between their two governments. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigned on Saturday while in Saudi Arabia, accusing Iran and the Iranian-backed Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah of sowing strife in Arab states.

Worldwide Duterte to relay South China Sea concerns to Xi
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China has stepped up its military buildup in the South China Sea while the world was busy worrying about the nuclear tension in the Korean peninsula, President Duterte bared on Thursday. "You can not even dig in there because it's very soft", Lorenzana said, describing the sandbar as having a size of about 500 square meters. The President said latest intelligence photographs showed the increased military facilities , including missile batteries, installed by China on the "almost all" ...

Worldwide SAT sets aside Sebi order on Vijay Rupani HUF, 21 others
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Gujarat is going to poll in two phases on December 9 and December 14. "Zero tolerance for corruption has become "zero tolerance for honesty". We demand Rupani's resignation. In its 31-page order, Sebi, however, mentioned that show-cause notices were sent to the 22 entities, including Rupani (HUF), on May 6, 2016, and after an initial exchange of communication between Rupani and the regulator, including a request for keeping in abeyance the proceedings for eight weeks due to medical reasons, ...

Worldwide Escort admits to shooting man in head for bad oral sex
Author: 0 Escort admits to shooting man in head for bad oral sex

His mother also called 911 with concerns. Police went to the victim's location and found the door unlocked. An officer found the man inside the apartment, slumped up against a wall. He said your neighbor was shot twice in the head. Wallen allegedly changed her story a few times during her interview with police until she admitted that the victim hired her, but she "did not feel like having sex with him".

Author: 0 Teddy Bridgewater: 'It's Good To Be Back'

Speaking in front of reporters Thursday, a pleased Bridgewater talked about the difficulties he went through and his gratitude for having the opportunity to play the sport he loves at the top level again. Pat Shurmur is now the Vikings Offensive Coordinator as Minnesota has a somewhat different philosophy on offense. "Ton of confidence", Bridgewater said.

Worldwide Russian News Site RT To Register As Foreign Agent After US Request
Author: 0 Russian News Site RT To Register As Foreign Agent After US Request

On Thursday, RT Managing Director Alexey Nikolov said at a meeting of the Provisional Commission of Russia's Federation Council (upper house of parliament) on Information Policy and Media Interaction that he had not registered as a foreign agent in the USA within the period of time set by the U.S.