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Libya parliament rejects PM’s cabinet

Libya parliament rejects PM’s cabinet

The Libyan parliament has rejected the new cabinet of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni, amid deadly militancy in the North African country. The parliamentary spokesman, Faraj Hashim, made the announcement on Thursday, saying that lawmakers demanded the premier submit a new cabinet with not more than 10 ministers. However, Thinni had presented a cabinet with 16 [&hellip

World hunger still concerning: Report

World hunger still concerning: Report

The number of hungry people around the globe is alarming as one in nine of the world’s population still does not have enough to eat, says a report by the United Nations. A report issued by three UN food and agriculture agencies said the number of chronically undernourished people dropped by more than 100 million [&hellip

India calls for peace along border with China

India calls for peace along border with China

Modi called for peace on Thursday in a joint press conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is on his first visit to India since assuming office two years ago. “There should be peace in our relations and in the borders. If this happens we can realize true potential of our relations,” Indian Prime Minister [&hellip

Major counterterrorism operation in Australia

Major counterterrorism operation in Australia

Australian police have detained 15 people allegedly linked to the Takfiri ISIL group, in a major counter-terrorism operation. According to reports, more than 800 state and federal police forces on Thursday raided more than a dozen locations in the country’s most populous city of Sydney. Separate raids were also conducted in the eastern cities of [&hellip

Late Boateng strike hurts City

Late Boateng strike hurts City

Jerome Boateng’s deflected late strike against his former side was enough for Bayern Munich to see off Manchester City with a 1-0 win at the Allianz Arena in their Champions League opener. The hosts had the better chances of the opening 45 minutes as both Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski hit the side-netting after rounding [&hellip

Scots to decide independence fate

Scots to decide independence fate

Residents in Scotland will have the opportunity to cast their ballots in a referendum on independence from the United Kingdom tomorrow – a move that could pave the way for other pro-independence people in Europe to follow suit in the future, Press TV reports. Polls will open in Scotland at 7 a.m. local time (0600 [&hellip

Boko Haram attack kills 15 in Nigeria

Boko Haram attack kills 15 in Nigeria

At least 15 people have been killed and 34 others wounded in a bombing and shooting attack by Takfiri Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria. Four gunmen ran into the Federal College of Education in the state capital Kano on Wednesday, after engaging police outside the grounds, the Associated Press quoted a guard as saying [&hellip

House backs training of Syria militants

House backs training of Syria militants

The US House of Representatives has approved President Barack Obama’s strategy to train and arm “moderate” militants in Syria to tackle the threat of the ISIL terrorist organization. Despite the concerns, the Republican-controlled House voted 273 to 156 in favor of the so-called train-and-equip plan on Wednesday. The yes votes included 159 Republicans and 114 [&hellip

Thousands displaced by Kashmir flood

Thousands displaced by Kashmir flood

Thousands of people are still displaced in Indian-controlled Kashmir days after devastating floods hit the region, Press TV reports. Flooding hit the state almost two weeks ago after River Jhelum’s water level crossed the danger mark due to heavy rains, devastating residential areas and the entire city center of Srinagar. The massive flooding has killed [&hellip

Ebola ‘threatening W Africa economies’

Ebola ‘threatening W Africa economies’

The World Bank says the deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa could have a catastrophic impact on the economies of affected countries. The organization said on Wednesday that about six billion dollars could be drained from West African countries by the end of next year if the epidemic continued to spread. The United Nations’ international [&hellip