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Turkey no longer needs European Union membership but won't quit talks - Erdogan

Turkey no longer needs European Union membership but won't quit talks - Erdogan

Over the year since the coup attempt, some 50,000 people, including teachers and journalists, have been remanded in custody, and 170,000 suspects investigated for alleged links to US-based cleric Fetullah Gulen. He said the European Union has misunderstood the patience showed by them since 1959. "Today, Europe has become a place where terrorists can move around freely and carry out all kinds of activity against Turkey's legitimate administration". Consulte Mais Informação

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Unprecedented: Interior minister barred from entering NAB court by Rangers

Unprecedented: Interior minister barred from entering NAB court by Rangers

The NAB has filed cases of corruption and money laundering against Sharif, his family members and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the Accountability Court in Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Minister for Pakistan Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that there is no need for Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal to resign. However, he said, the commissioner informed him this morning that "Rangers have suddenly appeared and taken over this place". Consulte Mais Informação

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'Sin' tax comes into force in UAE

'Sin' tax comes into force in UAE

The number of items on the list is subject to increase in the future if new brands are introduced, if they are tobacco products, soft drinks and energy drinks. It is also reported that UAE will start collecting a 5% Value-Added Tax on certain goods from January. Registration is being undertaken via the authority's website and the tax must be paid within 15 days of the end of the month in which the goods were imported. Consulte Mais Informação

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Teamsters organize truckers to move supplies in Puerto Rico

Teamsters organize truckers to move supplies in Puerto Rico

The president took much longer to address Puerto Rico - tweeting on Monday that it is in "deep trouble", which I'm sure the people there are very aware of, and not visiting until this coming Tuesday. While a Wednesday announcement from Puerto Rico's governement reported an official death toll of 16, further investigation suggests there are dozens more and that the count could reach the hundreds . Consulte Mais Informação

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Fr.Tom Uzhunnalil reaches Kerala

Fr.Tom Uzhunnalil reaches Kerala

Pointing out the impropriety, Chennithala said this was not right and the government should correct it. Later in the day, he will arrive at his hometown of Ramapuram near Pala in Kottayam district. Upon his arrival in the national capital, Uzhunnalil had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and thanked them for their support. Consulte Mais Informação

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Las Vegas police: Active shooter at music festival

Las Vegas police: Active shooter at music festival

Las Vegas police are investigating reports of an active shooter near or around Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, according to The Associated Press. A witness says it sounded like a "machine gun". University Medical Center spokeswoman Danita Cohen said the Las Vegas hospital is taking in "several" people with gunshot wounds. "Las Vegas (Boulevard) is shut down at Tropicana, southbound past Russell (Road) at this time". Consulte Mais Informação

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San Juan Mayor Pleads For Hurricane Relief Help, Trump Calls Her

San Juan Mayor Pleads For Hurricane Relief Help, Trump Calls Her "Nasty"

Trump said Cruz and others in Puerto Rico had displayed "such poor leadership ability" in being "not able to get their workers to help". "We will not rest, however, until the people of Puerto Rico are safe". The mayor, who is living in a shelter after her home was destroyed, said Puerto Rico is set to be without power for six to eight months after the storm damaged 90% of homes on the island. Consulte Mais Informação

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Catalan referendum: Voting begins amid police crackdown

Catalan referendum: Voting begins amid police crackdown

Nevertheless, many people, managed to successfully cast their ballots across the region after waiting in lines hundreds-of-people-deep, including the elderly and families with small children, says Reuters . Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont voted in Cornella de Terri, near the northern city of Girona, after police took over control of the original polling center where he was due to appear, his spokesman Joan Maria Pique told The Associated Press . Consulte Mais Informação

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Kim Kardashian blasts Trump after Puerto Rico tweets

Kim Kardashian blasts Trump after Puerto Rico tweets

In June 2016, she spoke out against PROMESA, the USA law created under President Obama that mandated an oversight board to run Puerto Rico's finances, as it was unable to repay its debts and filed for a form of bankruptcy. "I can tell you this: We have done an incredible job considering there's absolutely nothing to work with". Most of the US territory's 3.4 million residents remain without power and have struggled to find clean water and fuel 11 days after the hurricane. Consulte Mais Informação

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Puerto Rican families moving to Southwest Florida

Puerto Rican families moving to Southwest Florida

The president's outburst comes after the capital city's mayor pleaded for help from the U.S. "Someone will say, 'Right this way, sir'". Trump has intensified his praise of the federal response after the mayor of San Juan made clear those efforts fell short and American media continued to broadcast images of the havoc and suffering on the island that belied his words. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump discourages Tillerson from talking to N. Korea

Trump discourages Tillerson from talking to N. Korea

The acting USA assistant secretary of state for East Asia, Susan Thornton, told sceptical U.S. lawmakers ahead of Tillerson's trip that China appears to be on board with the plan to squeeze Pyongyang. The disclosure that the USA had direct channels to North Korea underscored Mr Tillerson's role as a moderate within the administration. In return, Kim called Trump a "mentally deranged dotard" and threatened to "tame him with fire". Consulte Mais Informação

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Terrorist shot dead after woman's throat slashed at Marseilles train station

Terrorist shot dead after woman's throat slashed at Marseilles train station

Paris was rocked in 2015 by multiple attacks that killed 130 people. Soldiers and police took up positions outside the station. France's interior minister, Gérard Collomb , is on his way to the city. Coincidentally, this is the same train station where four American college students were attacked just two weeks ago with acid. 'I think it was a terrorist attack and the individual who was killed seems to have had several identities, ' said Gaudin. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sharif will attend court hearing today

Sharif will attend court hearing today

A special traffic plan has been announced for the citizens by the city traffic police. At the last hearing, Accountability Court-I Judge Mohammad Bashir ordered to indict Nawaz and issued bailable arrest warrants for his absent family members, including daughter Maryam, sons Hussain and Hasan, and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar as they failed to appear in court despite two summons. Consulte Mais Informação

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President Trump to travel to Asia

President Trump to travel to Asia

Rex Tillerson , America's top diplomat, disclosed at the weekend the U.S. was in " direct contact " with Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programmes. This could be the most powerful H-bomb of North Korea , Ri added. Tensions between the US and North Korea have escalated in recent months amid advancements in Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs. Consulte Mais Informação

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