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by | February 24, 2019 | 07:11

Assam is India's largest tea-producing state, with more than 1000 plantations producing more than 50 percent of Indian tea. The tragic incident is the second to take place in less than a week, after an estimated 100 people previously died from poisoned bootleg liquor in the state of Uttar Pradesh and surrounding areas.

by | February 24, 2019 | 07:23

Atleast 70 people were killed after a massive fire broke out in Chawkbazar's Churihatta area of Old Dhaka early on Thursday morning, Dhaka Metropolitan Police confirmed. According to the divisional commissioner, 41 people are undergoing treatment at different hospitals in the city and the bodies have been kept at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue.

by | February 24, 2019 | 08:10

Prosecutors have said Guzman, who twice escaped from prison in Mexico and was extradited to the USA previous year for his trial, had amassed a multibillion-dollar fortune smuggling tons of cocaine and other drugs in a vast supply chain that reached well north of the border.

by | February 24, 2019 | 07:48

And let's be clear about what this means: The Socialist Far Left is the ascendant force in the Democratic Party, and they are mounting a Trump-level challenge to the Democrats' establishment old guard. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a "National Student Town Hall" at George Mason University Oct. 28, 2015 in Fairfax, Virginia. Democratic presidential candidate and U.S.

by | February 24, 2019 | 07:02

The loophole - created by a failure to attach current transferee removal provisions in the law to the new Bill - means once asylum seekers arrive on Christmas Island, the Government will have no power to return them to offshore processing on Manus Island and Nauru.

by | February 24, 2019 | 07:21

The ministry later released a statement saying that the North Korean Embassy in Rome said the daughter returned home on November 14 after she requested to be with her grandparents in North Korea. The whereabouts of the girl's parents are unknown and Italy has only said that Mr Jo had not requested asylum. Thae had called on Jo last month to join him to South Korea , writing in an open letter published on his blog that " Seoul is the base camp for the unification of the Korean peninsula".

by | February 24, 2019 | 06:21

Germany said last November it would reject future arms export licences to Saudi Arabia over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Saudi Arabia is the top export customer for the Eurofighter, and while BAE's current deliveries have been completed, it's at a critical stage of talks on turning a follow-on deal for 48 of the jets into a firm order.

by | February 24, 2019 | 04:59

Melbourne rampage killer James Gargasoulas has been sentenced to six sentences in Victoria's Surpreme court this morning . Under the terms of his sentence, he will spend at least 46 years in prison before he's eligible for parole. "Your crimes have had a shattering effect on countless lives", Weinberg said. In that hearing, the prosecution described Gargasoulas's "unspeakable disregard for the sanctity of life".

by | February 24, 2019 | 02:24

American and British military aircraft flew together on Friday over Endcliffe Park in Sheffield, honoring the American crew of the B-17 named Mi Amigo . "It's more than bravery, what they did". Pat Davey, chairman of the RBL Frecheville Branch, said: "We are delighted to support the 75th anniversary, not only by leading a service of commemoration but also to highlight the dedication shown by Tony Foulds".

by | February 24, 2019 | 02:48

If the United Kingdom accepted me then I'd go back to the United Kingdom, it's my home. But after the Home Secretary revoked the British passport of Shamima Begum , a schoolgirl who fled to Isis in Syria with two others in 2015, he doubts he will be allowed to return.

by | February 24, 2019 | 03:49

Meanwhile, locals reported a separate bomb blast in Maiduguri near Borno today, with witnesses saying they heard gun shots and saw Nigerian air force jets flying above. Colonel Sagir Musa, acting director of army public relations, said there had not been an attack on any part of Maiduguri, where activity had been part of an exercise by the military.

by | February 24, 2019 | 03:03

In Hanoi , officials have alluded to the Government Guest House in the city center as being venue for Trump and Kim's second historical meeting. Kim's train will reportedly stop at the Vietnamese border station of Dong Dang, after which he will proceed by vehicle to Hanoi , with local authorities planning to close the stretch of road that he will travel on between the station and the capital.

by | February 24, 2019 | 03:49

Sachin Tendulkar says he would rather India played Pakistan in this summer's World Cup than see his country forfeit the match as political tension escalates between the nations. Jaish, a jihadist group that seeks the independence of all of Kashmir from India, has offices and infrastructure in Pakistan where its leader, Maulana Masood Azhar, is based.

by | February 24, 2019 | 01:46

Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne described the crash as "total devastation". Witnesses said they heard the plane's engines surging and that the craft turned sharply before falling into a nosedive, Hawthorne said. An Atlas Air Boeing 767-300 freighter aircraft, operating for Amazon Air, has crashed into Trinity Bay east of Houston, Texas , on Saturday afternoon.

by | February 24, 2019 | 01:37

The tensions flared at dawn on Saturday at the blocked entrance of the Francisco de Paula Santander bridge in the Venezuelan border town of Urena. Guaido, whom dozens of countries have recognized as Venezuela's interim leader, says 300,000 people are at risk of death due to acute shortages of food and medicine.

by | February 24, 2019 | 02:26

Dozens of other leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami of the occupied territory were nabbed from their residences during nocturnal raids across held Kashmir . The statement said that the way the forces unleashed the spree of mass arrest and detained dozens of Jamaat members prior to the hearing made it seem like something was being planned behind the curtains.

by | February 24, 2019 | 01:22

While Mueller did not recommend a specific sentence he portrayed Manafort as a "hardened" criminal who was at risk of repeating criminal behavior once he is released from prison. Bloomberg says that Vance's prosecutors have found evidence of "evasion of NY taxes and violations of state laws requiring companies to keep accurate books and records", although there is some worry that some of these charges could overlap with charges leveled by Mueller, which could constitute double jeopardy.

by | February 23, 2019 | 06:09

On January 14, 2018, the couple's 17-year-old daughter escaped from the family home in Perris and called 911 from a cellphone she found inside the house, reporting her 12 brothers and sisters were being held captive inside the residence by her parents and that some of her siblings were bound with chains and padlocks.

by | February 23, 2019 | 04:43

As it turned out, his swing through South Asia, coinciding with the aftermath of the deadly Jaish e Mohammad attack in Pulwama , thrust him and his country front and centre into the heightened tensions between India and Pakistan . Riyadh subscribes to a set template on terrorism. The two countries should boost partnerships in counterterrorism and law enforcement, and exchange experience on combating extremism, Han said in his meeting with Mohammed, according to a report by the official ...

by | February 23, 2019 | 03:14

The bench asked the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to give wide publicity to nodal officers so that they can be approached by those facing such incidents. Gonsalves has filed the plea on behalf of petitioner Tariq Adeeb. The matter will now be taken up on Wednesday next week. This issue was also raised before the Supreme Court which directed that the nodal officers appointed by the states and union territories for the safety and security of residents of Jammu and Kashmir would take ...

by | February 23, 2019 | 03:11

Sir Richard Branson listens to a question at the unveiling of the Virgin Voyages ship in NY, U.S., February 14, 2019. The United States has sent tons of aid to Colombia's border with Venezuela, an effort Maduro has mocked as a "cheap show".

by | February 23, 2019 | 02:21

Borders reportedly chose to resign within 24 hours of informing the organization and they "agreed that it was the right decision for all parties involved". Time's Up was established in 2017 in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Time's Up was formed previous year in response to sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood.

by | February 23, 2019 | 03:17

But they added they were "sickened by the comments she has made" recently. While many do not want to see Ms Begum return to the United Kingdom, others have argued she should face prosecution for her actions, and attempts at deradicalisation.

by | February 23, 2019 | 02:16

All of them knew somebody that had been, how shall we put it, involved with suicide bombing. The defectors left their parties for different reasons, but opposition to Brexit unites them. Corbyn stated, "And I remember asking a group of young Palestinians in Nablus, one time; I sat down with them and I said, 'What do you think about suicide bombers?" "We need strong voices at every level of the party calling for the Modern, Compassionate Conservatism that saw the Conservative Party return ...

by | February 23, 2019 | 01:32

There was no immediate information on the condition of the injured, though television news showed images of three men on gurneys being treated for bloody wounds. Meanwhile, across the border in Venezuela, government workers were assembling a smaller stage for Maduro's concert. Tons of aid supplies sent by Venezuelans in the USA have been held up on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao after Venezuelan authorities closed air and sea routes to the island.

by | February 23, 2019 | 02:09

But China's government, too, must take into account the increasing pressure from the United States related to criminal charges it filed against Huawei, which are linked to the company's work with Iran. Speaking at a Middle East conference in Poland, Pence accused Iran of being the world's largest state sponsor of terrorism, adding that it was the "greatest threat to peace and security in the Middle East", and accused the clerical regime of plotting a "new Holocaust" with its regional ...

by | February 23, 2019 | 03:00

That was also a bank and tax fraud trial, and Manafort was convicted on eight felony counts. The D.A.'s office paused their investigations to get out of special counsel Robert Mueller's way, but has reportedly picked it back up again. The key here is that Vance is well aware that he needs to avoid putting Manafort in double jeopardy. Any charges brought by Mr. Vance's office would likely be challenged on double jeopardy grounds.

by | February 23, 2019 | 02:22

Backed by air strikes by a US-led coalition, the SDF militia has trapped Daesh militants in a section of Baghouz village, near the Iraqi border. . Adnan Afrin, an SDF spokesman, said a number of IS fighters were hiding among the civilians evacuating the enclave and were later arrested.

by | February 22, 2019 | 03:23

The priorities include: transforming relations between the USA and North Korea; establishing a peace regime on the Korean peninsula; the complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula; and the return of killed-in-action and missing-in-action Americans from the Korean War.

by | February 22, 2019 | 02:08

Muthana, 24, who claims to be a USA citizen even though she fled her home in Alabama in 2014 to join the terror group, "is not just asking to stroll on home with a free pass as if nothing wrong happened", Muthana family lawyer Hassan Shibly said during an interview on CNN.

by | February 22, 2019 | 02:41

While admitting the latest generation of mobile communication is " far more powerful, faster and smarter " than its predecessors, the president showed that his outlook on American technological progress is even more far-sighted. hotel since announcing the merger. But the president could have had another wireless company in mind when he tweeted his support for 5G. Trump made no mention of China or Huawei but appeared to step back from the threat of a full ban.

by | February 22, 2019 | 01:56

They acted under cover of night early Thursday to protest the failure of the Polish Catholic Church to deal with the problem of sex abuse by priests. The first was that each diocese should have a "practical handbook" on steps to be taken when cases emerge. "Putting together a handbook after all this time is laughable", said Peter Isely, who was abused by a priest as a boy and now heads the advocacy group Ending Clergy Abuse.

by | February 22, 2019 | 02:11

But Sajid Javid has been accused of leaving Begum stateless and shunning Britain's global obligations. He said: " Shamima Begum made a unsafe and damaging decision to join Daesh's now failing state; whilst the debate around the United Kingdom government's decision to revoke her citizenship continues, there is no denying the severe consequences of her actions and the tragic implications for her or her child".

by | February 22, 2019 | 03:00

According to Galapagos Conservancy , the only known specimen of Chelonoidis Phantasticus , commonly known as Fernandina Island tortoise, "was collected during the California Academy of Sciences expedition in April 1906". After his death, his body was stuffed and is now displayed at the Charles Darwin Research Center in the Galapagos. The sighting came in the youngest island in the Galapagos island of Fernandina, which is known for its volcanic activity.

by | February 22, 2019 | 03:01

However, Netanyahu argued that right-wing votes should not be "wasted" and that the three groups should merge to pass the minimum threshold for seats in the Knesset, or parliament, making them potential coalition partners. "The new ruling party will bring forth a cadre of security and social leaders to ensure Israel's security and to reconnect its people and heal the divide within Israeli society", the party said in a statement.