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World Media Women journalists' group demands Akbar's dismissal, writes to President, PM
Author: 0 Women journalists' group demands Akbar's dismissal, writes to President, PM

After an internal investigation found him guilty of harassment, the aide used Chandrasekhar's lawyer to get a judge to impose a gag order preventing Mahajan from talking about the findings or filing charges with the police. The media was considering a complete boycott of Akbar when the alleged sexual predator finally chose to step down. He then edited The Telegraph, The Asian Age and other newspapers and wrote several books of nonfiction, becoming one of the most influential people in the ...

World Media Barnier open to possibility of one-year extension to Brexit transition - FT
Author: 0 Barnier open to possibility of one-year extension to Brexit transition - FT

Davis, who resigned his post in July, criticised the government for accepting "the EU's language on dealing with the Northern Ireland border" last December, said it was now up to senior ministers to use their influence. The call from European Council president Donald Tusk came as Mrs May urged her Cabinet to "stand together and stand firm" on Brexit, after negotiations stalled in the run-up to a crucial summit.

World Media Russian Orthodox Church cuts all links with Constantinople
Author: 0 Russian Orthodox Church cuts all links with Constantinople

The Russian Orthodox Church said Monday it is breaking ties with the Istanbul-based Ecumenical Patriarchate over its decision to grant independence to the Ukrainian church , which Moscow does not recognize. This was reported by press Secretary of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, Alexander Volkov, reports "TASS". That would include one of the holiest sites in Orthodoxy, the Greek island monastery, Mount Athos.

World Media Sabarimala temple opens amidst shutdown, woman journalist stopped halfway
Author: 0 Sabarimala temple opens amidst shutdown, woman journalist stopped halfway

Though many women tried, but none from this age group could make it to the famed hilltop shrine. The mob of anti-women Sabarimala protesters had snatched batons from the police and attacked the television crew. The former Travancore Devaswom Board president and the wife of Kandararu Maheshwararu Tantri were taken into police custody at Pamba for protesting against the Supreme Court verdict and 50 people were booked for trying to attack a journalist.

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Author: 0 "Bring your rage": Witches plan to hex Brett Kavanaugh in public ritual

Kavanaugh was officially sworn in as a Supreme Court justice on October 6, Newsweek reported, after weeks of hearings and debates. "It is concerning", Kremer said. "The exact spells spoken during the ritual is different for every individual". But beyond the malevolence associated with hexes, Bracciale told HuffPost the event is meant to be cathartic.

World Media American pilot dies in Ukrainian Air Force fighter jet crash
Author: 0 American pilot dies in Ukrainian Air Force fighter jet crash

About 950 service members from nine militaries are taking part in the exercise, including the United States, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, the Netherlands, Poland and Romania. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa said in a statement . The plane took off from an air base in Starokostiantyniv for a practice flight as part of the Clear Sky 2018 exercise.

World Media Teenager kills 19 in Crimea college shooting: Russian officials
Author: 0 Teenager kills 19 in Crimea college shooting: Russian officials

He added that 53 people were injured in the attack. The top Russian official in Crimea , Sergei Aksyonov, said the student committed suicide following the attack. Was the Kerch college attacker inspired by the infamous Columbine massacre in the US? AP describes the deadly assault as "by far the worst by a disgruntled student in Russian Federation", adding that "the bloodbath raised questions about school security in the country; the Kerch Polytechnic College had only a front desk with no ...

World Media Stephen Colbert Spoofs Donald Trump's '60 Minutes' Interview
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert Spoofs Donald Trump's '60 Minutes' Interview

I want them to open their markets, like ... our markets are open", he said . Raising concerns about the depreciation of the Chinese yuan against the U.S. The climate has varied over billions of years, millions of years, hundreds of thousands of years, thousands of years, hundreds of years and decades. In the spoof interview, Colbert asks Trump questions on who he'd pick to replace Jeff Sessions (answer: pillows and blankets) and what he thinks of his sons Donald Jr.

World Media ISIS-linked extremists in Nigeria kill 2nd of 3 abducted health workers
Author: 0 ISIS-linked extremists in Nigeria kill 2nd of 3 abducted health workers

A medical aid worker held hostage in Nigeria since March was killed by Islamist militants after their deadline expired, the government said on Monday. "The gruesome killing of the aid worker has confirmed that Boko Haram is a group driven by mindless wickedness and one that must be collectively dealt with by the entire world".

World Media . . clouds gather over defence chief James Mattis
Author: 0 . . clouds gather over defence chief James Mattis

He hasn't told me that. I have people now on standby that will be phenomenal. His comments came after being pressed on whether he was, in fact, a Democrat. Jim Mattis denied making any such remarks. "I've never registered for any political party", the Pentagon chief told reporters while traveling to Vietnam on Monday.

World Media Indian minister rejects calls for his resignation amid #MeToo claims
Author: 0 Indian minister rejects calls for his resignation amid #MeToo claims

Advocate Sandeep Kapur, a partner with Karanjawala & Co, confirmed that the firm will be representing Akbar in the criminal defamation matter. In his statement later, Akbar had made a decision to take legal action against those women, who had accused him of sexual misconduct during his time as the editor of Asian Age and The Telegraph .

World Media Trump threatens Honduran aid cut over caravan
Author: 0 Trump threatens Honduran aid cut over caravan

This new challenge to President Donald Trump's toughening of USA immigration policies comes just days after Vice President Mike Pence told the Conference for Prosperity and Security in Central America that illegal immigration from Honduras is up 61 percent and from Guatemala by 75 percent.

Author: 0 Indonesia warns Australia over possible Jerusalem move

Morrison also was set to announce that he will reconsider Australia's support of the Iran nuclear deal and have his country's United Nations ambassador vote against Palestine becoming the chair of the G77 group of developing nations, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.

World Media Trump inspects devastation from Hurricane Michael as rescuers search for bodies
Author: 0 Trump inspects devastation from Hurricane Michael as rescuers search for bodies

Wood's family has owned the historic inn for decades, now they are trying to salvage anything that remains. "You know many of these people, they have no homes", Trump said . Trevor Lewis, a member of a six-person search-and-rescue unit, said he watched storm victims "cry out in joy" when his team let them use its cellphones to contact loved ones for the first time in days.

World Media Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump
Author: 0 Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump

Trump's argument because the tweet in question constitutes "rhetorical hyperbole" normally associated with politics and public discourse in the United States". Michael Avenatti , the attorney for Daniels, said in a statement that he would appeal the decision and that her lawsuits against Trump and Michael Cohen , Trump's former longtime attorney, would "proceed unaffected".

World Media Trump calls Elizabeth Warren a ‘phony’ over DNA test
Author: 0 Trump calls Elizabeth Warren a ‘phony’ over DNA test

Pocahontas was a historical figure from the 17th Century and using her name in an intentionally disparaging way insults native peoples and degrades their cultures. Trump had previously challenged Warren to prove her claims of Native American ancestry, saying he would donate $1 million to charity if she did so.

World Media WWE skewered in HBO's
Author: 0 WWE skewered in HBO's "Last Week Tonight" segment on Saudi Arabia

Included in his editorial was insight from anonymous sources on the talent roster that have, "expressed discomfort with the idea of performing in Saudi Arabia". Senator Chris Murphy of CT, who is a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and represents the state WWE is based, has urged them to call off the event.

World Media At Least 17 Afghan Soldiers Killed In Taliban Attacks
Author: 0 At Least 17 Afghan Soldiers Killed In Taliban Attacks

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed that Khalilzad met the Taliban leadership on Friday in Doha. According to media reports, attacks by the Taliban on Afghan army forces occur almost every day. Political analysts in Kabul said both sides will have to make concessions for the talks to succeed. Thirty-two others were injured, Khalil Aser, spokesman for the provincial police chief in Takhar province said, when the bomb-rigged motorbike parked near the rally in Rustaq district ...

World Media Storm Callum: Warning as heavy rain and wind continue to batter Lancashire
Author: 0 Storm Callum: Warning as heavy rain and wind continue to batter Lancashire

Western Power Distribution said more than 950 homes had been left without electricity in south-west England and almost 100 were without power in south Wales. Met Office meteorologist Helen Roberts said: "There will be more wet and windy weather for similar parts of the country - predominantly western areas - which could cause more flooding".

World Media German train station locked down after man takes hostage
Author: 0 German train station locked down after man takes hostage

Local media say the incident does not appear to have been terror-related. 'We have indications that one man is holding one woman, but we haven't been able to really get close, ' Schulte said. Police could not confirm eye-witness reports that shots and explosions were heard. Police have cordoned off the entire area while Deutsche Bahn, Germany's largest railway company, has partially suspended trains passing by the Cologne station.

World Media Himalayan storm: Climbers' bodies removed from Nepal mountain
Author: 0 Himalayan storm: Climbers' bodies removed from Nepal mountain

A group of South Korean climbers and their guides have died on Nepal's Mount Gurja after a violent snowstorm hit their camp. A fifth South Korean climber was initially reported missing , but officials have now confirmed that he was at the camp when the deadly storm hit last Friday and is believed to have also perished.

World Media Northam declares state of emergency in advance of Tropical Storm Michael
Author: 0 Northam declares state of emergency in advance of Tropical Storm Michael

Even before nightfall the sea was beginning to surge at beaches south of the Portuguese capital, with surfers ordered to return to shore. Some flights were also cancelled or delayed. Spain and southern France have also been affected by the powerful storm. Leslie's maximum sustained winds were 75 mph (120 kph) and those hurricane-force winds extend outward for 95 kilometers (60 miles).

World Media India elected to UNHRC for the 5th time
Author: 0 India elected to UNHRC for the 5th time

Reflecting on the same, he told ANI, "India's victory today at the UN General Assembly during elections to human rights council is a reflection of high standing that our country enjoys globally". India has served two tenures earlier between 2011 and 2017. Bahrain insists its criminal trials were independent and transparent. The body is tasked with promoting and monitoring human rights.

World Media Six Palestinians killed in clashes on Israel border
Author: 0 Six Palestinians killed in clashes on Israel border

On Sunday, a Palestinian gunman shot dead two Israelis and wounded a third in an industrial park next to an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, and on Thursday the Israeli military said a Palestinian had stabbed an Israeli soldier in the area.

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