• India agrees to provide further defence assistance to Afghanistan
India agrees to provide further defence assistance to Afghanistan

On socio-economic security for both countries, Rabbani said, "Current regional trends bring India and Afghanistan closer than ever to protect and achieve our socio-economic, security and trade interests". His visit comes weeks after Trump administration announced its Afpak policy in which the U.S. has expected India to do more for the reconstructio...

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  • Tony Blair calls for tougher immigration rules to prevent Brexit
Tony Blair calls for tougher immigration rules to prevent Brexit

The People's March For Europe saw an estimated 50,000 people walk from London's Hyde Park to Parliament Square, where a number of speakers included Liberal Democrat MP Ed Davey and Labour MEP Mary Honeyball. Paradoxically, we have to respect the referendum vote to change it", he writes in a Sunday Times article, which warns Remainers that the...

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  • US calls for Monday vote on North Korea sanctions
US calls for Monday vote on North Korea sanctions

Sanctions on North Korea have been tried, and failed. Advocates for more sanctions say there's still room to up the pressure. Despite the vocal backing of the U.S., which proposed the sanctions, they could be vetoed by Russian Federation and China which have expressed skepticism about the harsh measures.

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  • Flash flood in Italy kills six, including family of four
Flash flood in Italy kills six, including family of four

Local reports noted that the flooding had disrupted train service in parts of the Tuscan coast along the Tyrrhenian Sea. Pictures from the city showed large areas underwater and extensive damage. In Florence has been declared an orange code, as storms started last night from northern Italy moving south. Rome's subways are closed as a precautionar...

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  • High winds, rain expected in Upstate, WNC, NE Georgia; Isolated tornado possible
High winds, rain expected in Upstate, WNC, NE Georgia; Isolated tornado possible

Irma would also become a tropical depression as wind speeds drop below 39 miles per hour. The Naples weather station reported a gust to 142 miles per hour. the forecast said. By Tuesday morning, the forecast puts Irma in far western Tennessee, slowing and turning northeast as a high pressure system centered over the Great Lakes moves east.

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  • N Korea may test new missile after 'H-bomb' tests nerves
N Korea may test new missile after 'H-bomb' tests nerves

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test, but also warned against using military force against the country, calling it a "road to nowhere" that could lead to a "global catastrophe". Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe described as "historic" recent talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The mo...

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  • Japan's Abe agrees with Putin N.Korea nuclear test threatens peace
Japan's Abe agrees with Putin N.Korea nuclear test threatens peace

They are both advocating for more dialogue. President Donald Trump and the US top diplomat at the U.N., Nikki Haley, have both repeatedly stated that the time for talking is over . During his election campaign earlier this year, President Moon was a noted skeptic of THAAD, and called for greater dialogue with North Korea. Nikki Haley, the U...

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  • Russia's Putin: No need to be 'swept up' by North Korea provocations
Russia's Putin: No need to be 'swept up' by North Korea provocations

Up until this point, the USA has shown little interest in much of what the Russian president has had to contribute on the North Korea file. The time has come to exhaust all of our diplomatic means before it's too late. Russian authorities have explained the boost in trade by a rise of exports to North Korea, primarily oil products. However, Put...

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  • Final 4 Thaad launchers to be installed tomorrow
Final 4 Thaad launchers to be installed tomorrow

President Donald Trump said "all options are on the table", not ruling out military action. The United States is considering, in addition to other options, stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea. The statement says both leaders stressed that the global community has condemned North Korea's "provocations". " There is...

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  • OIC summit on science and technology opens in Astana
OIC summit on science and technology opens in Astana

We must develop an innovative cluster, which is the basis of economic sustainable development. The summit asked member-states to make universities and other institutions of higher learning, particularly scientific research institutions, as centres of excellence.

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  • Distinctive photos on Flickr | Flickr
Distinctive photos on Flickr | Flickr

Therefore, unfortunately, it can only be grown outdoors, year round in USDA zones 9-11. In other zones, the potted plants may be moved outdoors after the danger of frost has passed but should be brought back indoors in September. After all flowers fade, cut them off at the top of the stalk. When the stalk begins to sag, carefully cut it off just ab...

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  • US Navy SEALs training South Korean 'assassination' squad to take out Kim
US Navy SEALs training South Korean 'assassination' squad to take out Kim

Rodman described Kim Jong Un as "Always laughing, always smiling". The US is against North Korea's nuclear weapons but Pyongyang says it will not give up on its nuclear deterrence unless Washington ends its hostile policy toward the country and dissolves the US-led United Nations command in South Korea.

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  • S. Korea's peace proposal toward Pyongyang intact despite NK nuke test
S. Korea's peace proposal toward Pyongyang intact despite NK nuke test

War is never something the United States wants". "One is a military attack with devastating consequences and no guarantee of success, and the other is acceptance of where they are and where they're going with containment and deterrence".

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  • China finds no radiation issues after North Korea bomb test
China finds no radiation issues after North Korea bomb test

Among other concessions the new text also softens proposed restrictions on North Koreans working overseas, and on the inspection by force of ships suspected of carrying cargo prohibited by the UN. Whether those provisions would remain in any resolution put to a vote Monday remained to be seen. Still, North Korea denounced efforts by Washington to...

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  • Chest photos on Flickr | Flickr
Chest photos on Flickr | Flickr

There he recognized that the old wound was still open ... and in what way. When their bodies approached to give a kiss, she noticed through his blouse his muscular chest and that smell ... And with sincere eyes ("My God, do not deceive me ... not this time"), he confessed that he had always known what she treasured within him. That he did not decei...

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  • SA residents finally coming home after Hurricane Irma strikes during Caribbean vacation
SA residents finally coming home after Hurricane Irma strikes during Caribbean vacation

Writing about his own island, he said: 'As you can see from the photos, much of the buildings and vegetation on Necker has been destroyed or badly damaged. The billionaire also called on the UK Government to play its part, demanding a "disaster recovery Marshall Plan" for the British Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands.

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  • RUSCO: Ruscus aculeatus | Plants rioMoros
RUSCO: Ruscus aculeatus | Plants rioMoros

It has quite branched, with stems erect and lignified. It has cladodes (stems that look like leaves) that make leaves . They are lanceolate, coriaceous, acuminate with the point in spine and parallel nerves. In gardening is used as isolated shrubs or in groups, for its evergreen leaf and its red berries. It is rustic although it needs ...

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  • Fleas: different species, reproduction and control cycle
Fleas: different species, reproduction and control cycle

Reproduction: The eggs do not remain in the host. They hatch on the ground, in nests, carpets, drapes, upholstery or crevices in the floors. Most hatch after seven or 14 days. Contact your veterinarian to discuss the most effective and safe methods to relieve your pet discomfort. The next step is to contact a professional in pest control.

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  • Warm oasis in Antarctic caves may host new species
Warm oasis in Antarctic caves may host new species

Unidentified DNA samples of animals and plants living beneath the Antarctic ice might uncover similar mysteries under other volcanos. Forensic analyses of soil samples from these caves, carried out by an worldwide team including Kiwis, have turned up intriguing traces of DNA from algae, mosses and small animals.

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  • Hurricane Irma is a Man-made Disaster
Hurricane Irma is a Man-made Disaster

Of course, as far as the fatalities they have caused , which are now into the hundreds, they have not been as unsafe as the under-reported monsoons that devastated India, Nepal and Bangladesh a few weeks ago, with death tolls into the thousands.

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