• EU Countries Take Step Toward Deeper Security Cooperation

    EU Countries Take Step Toward Deeper Security Cooperation

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    France and Germany proposed the initiative past year as part of their efforts to breathe new life into the European project after Britain voted to leave the bloc. Countries that sign up to Pesco will be subject to an annual review to make sure they stick to their commitments - and could be thrown out if they do not.
  • Pakistan Army captain, sepoy martyred in cross-border attack from Afghanistan

    Pakistan Army captain, sepoy martyred in cross-border attack from Afghanistan

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    The military's public affairs wing in a statement confirmed that Captain Junaid Hafeez and sepoy Rahim succumbed to their wounds in the attack launched by terrorists from Afghanistan . A Pakistani captain was among the dead and four soldiers were wounded. Islamabad and Kabul regularly accuse each other of supporting or failing to curb militants who cross the largely open border to carry out attacks.
  • Party Causes Apartment Floor To Collapse In Denton

    Party Causes Apartment Floor To Collapse In Denton

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    Officials said no major injuries were reported, but a few people were treated for minor injuries on the scene, according to NBC 5 . Instead, they were at the Denton Police Department making a noise complaint about the party. Carroll and her three roommates, all North Texas sophomores, were not home at the time. "You can't, you really just can't". For the first few seconds, people at the party were trying to understand what had just happened.
  • Number of Indian students in United States rises by 12.3%

    Number of Indian students in United States rises by 12.3%

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    According to the 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange data released today by IIE and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the number of international students in the United States increased by three percent over the prior year, and the number of American students studying overseas increased by four percent from the prior year.
  • Expect sunshine, clear skies ahead of Panther game

    Expect sunshine, clear skies ahead of Panther game

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    Winds will begin to shift from the southeast during the morning to the northwest by the afternoon as the front moves to the south and east. Clouds will start to clear by the overnight Sunday into our Monday. Lows eventually cool into upper 30's late tonight . The cold air touches off some lake effect flurries. Freezing fog isn't much of a concern though as the road and surface temperatures should stay in the 40s.
  • Ryan murder case: Arrested bus conductor's wife cries foul, demands justice

    Ryan murder case: Arrested bus conductor's wife cries foul, demands justice

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    The Class XI student of Ryan International School, accused of murdering Class 2 student Pradhyuman, reportedly researched on types of poison and ways to remove fingerprints before the murder. On November 10, it emerged that the Gurgaon police planted the murder weapon, a knife, on school bus conductor Ashok Kumar as they accused him of being the killer and declared the case as "solved" within hours.
  • Another Liberal Senator backs alternative same sex marriage bill

    Another Liberal Senator backs alternative same sex marriage bill

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    Paterson, in competition with another bill put forward by colleague Dean Smith , this morning released the draft of a marriage equality bill that contains provisions explicitly allowing people to choose whether or not they want to provide goods services for a wedding if they deem to the wedding to be too, well...
  • Woman's body found in the middle of Gold Coast street

    Woman's body found in the middle of Gold Coast street

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    Police arrested a 55-year-old from Ashmore who they say was known to the woman and charged him with murder. He is due to face the Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow. Police have confirmed the death is suspicious and investigations continue. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page .
  • Mom, boyfriend charged after 3-year-old found dead in woods

    Mom, boyfriend charged after 3-year-old found dead in woods

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    It's unclear if Merrell or Hagwell have lawyers. The couple initially reported the child missing, but police said the mother later divulged what allegedly happened, the Northwest Florida Daily News reported . "She said Hagwell would also withhold food from Adelynn and put her in the closet for extended periods of time", Ashley said. Authorities state that more charges will be coming.
  • South Africa's Zuma says has no plans to announce free education programme

    South Africa's Zuma says has no plans to announce free education programme

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    After three months of delays, denials and speculation, President Jacob Zuma has finally released the Fees Commission Report on the feasibility of free tertiary education in South Africa. They are also planning to increase student accommodation, in a programme which would prioritise 'historically disadvantaged students' . Should the student fail to reach the required income threshold‚ government bares the secondary liability.
  • SC Justice Asif Saeed refuses to hear Hudaibiya Paper Mills case

    SC Justice Asif Saeed refuses to hear Hudaibiya Paper Mills case

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    Dar had claimed that he had made the "confession" in duress and disowned the statement. Dar was not charged as he had become an approver in the case for the prosecution. However, on the matter of reinvestigation, there was a split decision over the competence of NAB to reinitiate proceedings against the petitioners in accordance with the law, and the matter was sent to the chief justice of Pakistan, who in turn referred it to the referee judge for a final verdict.
  • North Korean soldier defects at Joint Security Area

    North Korean soldier defects at Joint Security Area

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    The incident occurred at the Joint Security Area, the only portion of the demilitarised zone where troops from the two countries, who have technically been at war for nearly 70 years, stand face-to-face. Meanwhile, three United States aircraft carriers are joining a combined exercise with the South Korean Navy in the East Sea in a show of force against North Korea .
  • Xi calls for broader, deeper China-Vietnam cooperation

    Xi calls for broader, deeper China-Vietnam cooperation

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    Xi urged the two countries continue to be good neighbors, good friends, good comrades and good partners. Xi is scheduled to meet with Bounnhang Vorachit, general secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and president of Laos, Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, and President of the Lao National Assembly Pany Yathotu.
  • Soldier shot by North Korean guards while defecting to the South

    Soldier shot by North Korean guards while defecting to the South

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    The JCS said the North Korean soldier suffered heavy injuries to his elbow and shoulder. A North Korean soldier has defected to South Korea by crossing the Joint Security Area at the truce village of Panmunjeom. In September it carried out its sixth and largest nuclear test, of what it described as a hydrogen bomb. But it is very rare for civilians to cross the closely guarded border with the South, which is fortified with minefields and barbed wire.