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by | February 12, 2018 | 01:31

More than 120 workers for British charities were accused of sexual abuse in the past year alone, sparking fears overseas aid organisations are being are being targeted by paedophiles. The country's charity regulator, the Charity Commission, said Oxfam had a duty to protect its staff and the people they work with - a process known as "safeguarding" - and had to declare any problems it had.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:28

The operation will also target militants in the Nile Delta and in western Egypt. Islamist insurgents have been targeting security forces since 2013 when the army, then led by Sisi as army chief, ousted President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood following mass protests against his rule.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:26

Now I take pride in the fact that being a traitor means to stand up for a good cause and for the right cause. She gained global acclaim for being the voice of conscience in a country where liberal, secular voices have been continuously under threat.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:14

A number of the women's players from Team USA and Team Canada played with or against each other in college - turning former teammates into arch rivals. "Some players have a sense for the game". The Russian athletes aren't far behind Canada with 1,955 National Hockey League points. And in an Olympics where player selection took on a new set of challenges, he crafted a team high in character, Granato said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:15

Russia's Foreign Ministry also called for "restraint" from all parties, adding it was "unacceptable to create threats to the lives and security of Russian soldiers" in Syria . It comes as Israel claims to have downed an Iranian drone over its territory. Iran's expanding clout during Syria's almost seven-year-long war, including deployments of Iran-backed forces near the Golan frontier, has raised alarm in Israel , which has said it would act against any threat from its regional ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:15

He said so far a JCO and an NCO, both from Jammu and Kashmir have been martyred and nine others, including five women and children, injured. The Army said it has found a flag of "Mohammed Afzal Guru Brigade" of Jaish from the slain terrorist.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:15

Among the looming issues that could impact Trump's approval, Rasmussen said, are the vote on a two-year budget deal and the Democrats' rebuttal memo to the majority House Intelligence Committee memo alleging that permission to spy on the Trump campaign would not have been obtained without the infamous anti-Trump "dossier" funded by the Democratic Party.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:13

If you were watching the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea yesterday then you might have noticed a swarm of Intel-made drones lighting up the night sky at various points - and those intelligent packs of drones broke a Guinness World Record along the way.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:13

Modi and his entourage flew in by helicopter from Jordan, landing near Abbas's Ramallah headquarters, an AFP reporter said. Abbas has appealed to the worldwide community, including countries in Europe and the Arab world, to demand a say in future negotiations, but has so far failed to secure commitments.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:44

In Michigan, more than 50 vehicles, including auto and semi-trailer trucks, were involved in a pileup on icy I-94 east of Kalamazoo, according to local media. Some outer suburbs of the Chicago metropolitan area had already reached or were near nine inches of snow Friday afternoon. Meteorologist Heather Orow in Grand Rapids, Mich., said Friday morning the storm is "generally going to be an issue for travel".

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:44

Porter, who as White House Staff Secretary controlled access to the president and the flow of information into the Oval Office, resigned Wednesday after his two ex-wives went public with multiple allegations of domestic violence . He said, "what are you going to tell them?" Meanwhile, a photo of Holderness, with a black eye she says she got when Porter hit her, has been circulated.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:45

But while trying to serve the warrant, an altercation broke out, according to the sheriff, and all three officers were shot. The Locust Grove officer died at the scene. Sheriff's Deputies Michael Corley (left) Ralph Sidwell Callaway (right) were both injured and taken to hospital. WSB-TV reported two of the law officers were flown away by helicopter while the third was carried by ambulance.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:46

They say the flu season isn't over and the respiratory infection could still strike at any time. No details were immediately released about the latest pediatric flu fatality. Get a flu shot . Scientists expect the flu to be most risky among small children and the elderly, not so much among the working-age healthy population .

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:43

He said according to preliminary investigations, the bombing was carried out remotely. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack as at the time of filing this report. The explosions hit the mosque at the start of weekly prayers in Libya's second city, which lies 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) east of Tripoli, a security source told AFP .

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:19

The House on Tuesday voted to advance a bill that would keep the government funded through March 23 while also funding the Department of Defense for the rest of the fiscal year and extending some key Medicare programs. Following months of shutdown fights and amnesty disagreements, leaders agreed to increase defense and domestic spending, while lifting the debt ceiling to March 2019.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:17

I asked CWA for comment on Porter. After those images were published, Porter announced his resignation on Wednesday. "I took the photos given to the media almost 15 years ago and the reality behind them is nowhere close to what is being described", he said.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:16

Trump, known for his unpredictable nature and making "over-the-top" diplomatic and political decisions, surprised the world when a Washington Post report on Tuesday said that the US President gave "marching orders" as a grand gesture to the US military.

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:12

Smith added the United States can not continue to operate on "wasteful continuing resolutions" and pushed lawmakers to find a way to eliminate sequestration and the mandatory budget caps imposed by the Budget Control Act of 2011. Rep. Adam Smith , D-Washington, the committee's ranking member, argued against the divide between defense and non-domestic spending and said they must be linked.

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:15

The Syrian government has called the Turkish offensive in Afrin an illegal "aggression" and said it would deal with it accordingly. A United Nations report concludes days later that the use of sarin gas had been proved "unequivocally and objectively".

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:12

Vice President Mike Pence's office and the White House have denied claims that gay figure skater Adam Rippon rejected an invitation to meet with Pence in protest against the VP's stance on homosexuality, arguing the invitation was never made in the first place.

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:11

No U.S. personnel were injured in the attack by the pro-regime forces, unnamed officials separately told U.S. media. There are about 2,000 American troops in Syria, mostly operating in support of the Syrian Democratic Force (SDF), a Kurdish-dominated group that have helped expel the Islamic State from most areas it once controlled.

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:13

She adds Justin Trudeau needs to step in and assert his authority. "Obviously, we're going to continue to make sure that we're standing up for the national interest", he said. With a throne speech next week, he said he would not be distracted, and he hopes "cooler heads on the other side of the Rockies will prevail". If the point of the British Columbia government's continuing tantrums against bitumen pipelines is to get proponent Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd.to quit in frustration, it's ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:11

Heavy snow is on the way and travel could be hard, the National Weather Service said in a forecast updated Wednesday afternoon. This latest system is coming on the heels of significant snowfall over the weekend, where some areas in Alberta recorded over 20 centimetres of snow.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:36

It also raised the number of troops wounded in the attack to 13. The explosion took place in the Shareefabad area of the tehsil. All the injured were shifted to Combined Military Hospital Saidu Sharif. He also commiserated with the bereaved families. Abbasi pledged that the country's security forces will "fight until the last terrorist is eliminated".

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:27

However over the next ten years laws were introduced that eliminated women's rights from serving on juries, working after marriage, and working in industry. Last century's suffragettes are today's women human rights defenders. Convictions of suffragettes were politically motivated and bore no relation to the acts committed.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:27

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow before midnight. Here we go again with more winter weather. Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Heading into Tuesday , 69.8 inches of snow has fallen at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Both departments pre-treated road surfaces while congestion was still relatively light so motorists can take advantage of better traction as they head home from work in the snow.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:22

The chief justice and Judge Ali Hameed are in jail. The army has been ordered to resist any move to impeach him. With Maldives in turmoil following a face-off between the government and its Supreme Court , India is expected to follow a standard operating procedure (SOP) that includes keeping the troops in readiness, government sources indicated today.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:21

But senior district judge and chief magistrate Emma Arbuthnot has told Westminster Magistrates' Court that she is "not persuaded that the warrant should be withdrawn". The judge will give her decision later today. Assange has been staying - virtually imprisoned, he says - at the Ecuadoran Embassy for five years.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:08

The legislation allows the government to jail anyone who, "publicly and against the facts", suggests Polish involvement in Nazi war crimes committed during World War II. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the bill a " distortion of the truth " aimed at "rewriting of history and the denial of the Holocaust ".

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:05

When the Obama administration did its own reset of the strategy in 2010, it argued the world could be made safer if the USA reduced the role of nuclear weapons in defense strategy. First, it would modify "a small number" of existing long-range ballistic missiles carried by Trident strategic submarines to fit them with smaller-yield nuclear warheads.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:48

TDP sources said that at the party's meeting in Amaravati , CM Naidu apparently dissuaded his senior party colleagues from speaking about the fate of the alliance with and dwelt on the Rajasthan by-poll results where the tasted defeat. The TDP leader, however, denied it and said that no such communication has been made. However, the YSR Congress' demands revolved around granting a special status to the state post reorganisation.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:48

For 10 terrible minutes at the Stade de France , they were in for a awful loss together. That was in 2000 as well as 2014 but on each occasion it was only won by two points. The 19-year-old Jalibert will make his global debut on Saturday at the Stade de France , barely three months since starting his first Top 14 match with Bordeaux-Begles.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:39

TMC is leading on both the seats of Noapara Assembly and Uluberia Lok Sabha seat. When Narendra Modi rode to power in 2014, the BJP had polled 12,80,152 votes in the Ajmer and Alwar parliamentary constituencies. Dhakar recorded an easy win by defeating BJP's Shakti Singh Hada by nearly 13,000 votes. Calling the outcome of the recent by-polls in Rajasthan "a matter of concern", Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has said the party is examining the reasons behind recent ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:34

The state BJP has, however, accused the Siddaramaiah of attempting to skirt state issues by invoking Modi. "If corruption has to end, the state has to be made Congress-free", he said . He called upon people of Karnataka to elect a BJP government for speedier implementation of development programme. Modi said, "I am seeing that Karnataka has chose to free Karnataka from Congress".

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:32

She said she hoped F1 could "attract more females into the many roles available to them in the industry". "Formula E stopped using grid girls past year already, but we just didn't feel the need to shout about it". "Women play a key role and, borrowing a phrase from my wife, girl power is very strong in F1". May as well just get use to your children's gritted teeth every time you open your fat, opinionated mouth on anything.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:26

While most of Israel's settlements in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank are built with the government's permission, outposts are constructed without authorisation and are theoretically illegal under Israeli law, but still receive governmental support and financial assistance.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:17

And video of his arrest on Twitter appears to show the gunman draped in the Tricolour before being led away by police into a van in the town's Victory Square. Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni has condemned the drive-by shooting spree targeting African immigrants in the central Italian city of Macerata, saying "hatred and violence will not succeed in dividing us".

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:04

She had tied it to a stick in an apparent reference to the white Wednesday protests against Iran's strict interpretation of Islamic law on female modesty. People should be free to choose the clothes they wear, and practise their faith as they desire . "Women feel they have no control over their bodies".

by | February 04, 2018 | 01:52

Sen. Orrin Hatch, one of the top-ranking Republicans in the Senate, told reporters on Friday that, essentially, he would look the other way if Trump fired Rosenstein because he became too "controversial", according to CNN reporter Shimon Prokupecz.

by | February 04, 2018 | 01:46

Law enforcement was able to lift a fingerprint off one of the armor-piercing cartridges. Mr Haig and his business partner, whose name was not provided, sold 40 to 50 rounds of incendiary rounds to Paddock in late August at a Las Vegas gun show, according to the complaint.