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People Four killed as Boko Haram attacks United Nations team in Borno
Author: 0 Four killed as Boko Haram attacks United Nations team in Borno

It was gathered that the ambush resulted in a gunfight between the terrorists and the troops, during which 10 people were killed. "WFP can confirm that a convoy escorted by the Nigerian military including WFP hired-trucks was the subject of an attack by armed groups 35 km [22 miles] southwest of Ngala in Borno State on Saturday (Dec.

Author: 0 UN Security Council to weigh resolution on Jerusalem

Vice President Mike Pence and to protest against Trump's decision", Fatah said in a statement. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says she vetoed a United Nations resolution demanding that President Donald Trump rescind his declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel "in defense of American sovereignty and in defense of America's role in the Middle East peace process".

People TZH title track: Salman Khan shoots, fights and frowns!
Author: 0 TZH title track: Salman Khan shoots, fights and frowns!

Salman to speak about his upcoming movie Tiger Zinda Hai , we asked him how different it is to work with Katrina and other female actresses, given the sociability he shares with her. I was like "Chalo Tiger Zinda Hai ". An espionage drama, the film's protagonists - Tiger and Zoya - travel to different countries, fighting against the odds to fulfil their life-threatening mission.

People Life on Earth is 3.5 billion years old, confirms scientists
Author: 0 Life on Earth is 3.5 billion years old, confirms scientists

Researchers described 11 different types of microbe from the rock, including some from lineages that are long-extinct and others similar to species still seen today. "I think it's settled", John W. Valley, professor of geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, said in a statement . "But, if the conditions are right, it looks like life in the universe should be widespread", he said.

People PM Modi to inaugurate Metro line between Botanical Garden and Kalkaji Mandir
Author: 0 PM Modi to inaugurate Metro line between Botanical Garden and Kalkaji Mandir

The national capital will gift it's commuters the most awaited Magenta Line on December 25, as the line from Botanical Garden to Kalkaji Mandir - is set to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi . The 12.64 km section of metro line from Botanical Garden to Kalkaji Mandir was granted approval by the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS). People from traveling Noida to Faridabad can now change at Kalkaji temple station.

People Arab countries regret United States veto of United Nations resolution
Author: 0 Arab countries regret United States veto of United Nations resolution

On December 7, Palestinians clash with Israeli security forces in various areas and a general strike is broadly followed in the West Bank and east Jerusalem . The U.S. abstained in that vote, allowing it to pass, but would on Monday block it with their veto, Haley said. She further characterized as a "stain on America's conscience" that the US gave the Boycott Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) movement "momentum by allowing the passage of 2334".

People Saudi royal palace targeted in Houthi missile attack
Author: 0 Saudi royal palace targeted in Houthi missile attack

The Houthi movement's al-Masirah TV reported that its fighters had fired a Burkan-2 missile at the Yamama Palace. The missile launched by the Yemeni forces targeted the Riyadh Royal Palace. The conflict has claimed more than 8,600 lives since the Saudi-led coalition joined the government's war against the rebel alliance. The backdrop to the attack was the almost three-year-old, multisided war in Yemen between the Houthis and a Saudi-led military coalition that is backed by the United States.

People GOP set to roll $1.5T final tax bill through House
Author: 0 GOP set to roll $1.5T final tax bill through House

In the Lehigh Valley , less than one-third of taxpayers used the deduction, with the average property tax write-off tallying between $5,200 and $5,800 and average income tax deduction around $5,800. But it's not just additional little mistakes that Republicans might need to address going forward. Corker, a deficit hawk, was the lone Republican dissenting vote on the Senate's tax bill over concerns that it would add almost $1.5 trillion to the deficit over 10 years.

People Myanmar Military Burned Nearly 400 Rohingya Villages
Author: 0 Myanmar Military Burned Nearly 400 Rohingya Villages

Last week, Medecins Sans Frontieres estimated that at least 6,700 Rohingya, including 700 children, have been killed since the August military crackdown, with an estimated 870,000 Rohingya fleeing the country in recent years. Images of Maungdaw Township in Rakhine State showed the razing of buildings at some point between November 25 and December 2. "You can not rule it out as having taken place or taking place".

Author: 0 Russia: US tip about pending terrorist attack saved 'many lives'

This time, Putin thanked Trump for the data provided by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which helped detain the terrorists who were preparing explosions in St. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, announced Friday that seven suspected followers of the Islamic State group had been arrested for allegedly planning to carry out terror attacks in St.

People WannaCry cyber attack: North Korea was 'directly responsible'
Author: 0 WannaCry cyber attack: North Korea was 'directly responsible'

The Australian police described him as a "loyal agent of North Korea". Last week, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Washington would be willing to talk to Pyongyang without the precondition of North Korea's denuclearisation, reports Efe news.

People Confident of winning my seat: Gujarat deputy CM Nitin Patel
Author: 0 Confident of winning my seat: Gujarat deputy CM Nitin Patel

The party needs 92 seats to form the government. Himachal Pradesh all set to make its next government today in the Assembly election race. Assembly Election results 2017: The BJP and Congress are in a tough fight. Virendrasinh Jadeja of BJP leading. In the lead up to the polls, Vasava's son Mahesh Vasava floated a new party called the Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP).

People PM Narendra Modi arrives in Mangalore, to meet cyclone Ockhi victims today
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi arrives in Mangalore, to meet cyclone Ockhi victims today

Earlier on Tuesday, youngsters of Lakshadweep extended a warm welcome to the prime minister, the Prime Minister's Office tweeted. It also deployed 13 Ships, 4 Aircrafts and 1 Helicopter of Coast Guard, 10 Ships, 4 Aircraft and 5 Helicopters of Navy and 1 Aircraft and 3 Helicopters of Air Force for rescue and relief.

People Indian troops martyr two youth in Shopian IOK
Author: 0 Indian troops martyr two youth in Shopian IOK

She succumbed on her way to the hospital. According to the locals, the injured were "mainly hit by pellets fired from shotguns". "Two militants were killed while the third militant apparently managed to escape from the spot", the official said.

Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte, in about-face, says he supports same-sex unions

Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg. Duterte said marriage was only between man and woman, as provided by the Civil Code of the Philippines. "I would be willing to accept all". Give me a bright person. Bigyan ninyo ako ng bright na tao (Nominate someone bright). He might be gay, he might be lesbian.

People Do You Want to Believe? Government UFO Search Never Stopped
Author: 0 Do You Want to Believe? Government UFO Search Never Stopped

In an undated handout image taken from a video released by the Defense Department's Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program shows a 2004 encounter near San Diego between two Navy F/A-18F fighter jets and an unknown object. The Times interviewed Defense Department officials and people who worked on the program to render its depiction of the project, which the Defense Department has never acknowledged before.

People Japan approves deployment of new land-based missile shield
Author: 0 Japan approves deployment of new land-based missile shield

Each Aegis Ashore battery is estimated to cost just under 100 billion yen, defence ministry officials told a meeting of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Dec 12, Kyodo News reported . To accelerate the preparations for the deployment of missile defense complexes, the government intends to allocate 2.8 billion yen ($24 million) from the supplementary budget for the current financial year (ending March 31, 2018).

People Virgin billionaire Richard Branson is taking up Hyperloop One chairman role
Author: 0 Virgin billionaire Richard Branson is taking up Hyperloop One chairman role

SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk , who invited entrepreneurs to make his Hyperloop proposal a reality, has said the technology could one day transport travelers at speeds of 700 miles per hour. "The recent phase three testing continues to prove the incredible persistence and determination of our DevLoop team - the close to 200 engineers, machinists, welders, and fabricators who collaborated to make hyperloop a reality today", said Josh Giegel , Virgin Hyperloop One's co-founder and chief ...

People 12 migrant labourers killed in farsan shop fire
Author: 0 12 migrant labourers killed in farsan shop fire

The Rajawadi Hospital staff said that all bodies were declared dead on arrival. Police said 12 people were killed in a fire in a wholesale snacks shop in India's financial hub Mumbai on Monday. According to Avinash Dharmadhikari, Senior Police Inspector, Saki Naka police station, "Ramesh Bhanushali, the owner of the farsan shop has been arrested and an FIR has been filed against him".

People North Korea to blame for WannaCry cyberattack
Author: 0 North Korea to blame for WannaCry cyberattack

Bossert concludes his op-ed with the line, "We will continue to use our maximum pressure strategy to curb Pyongyang's ability to mount attacks, cyber or otherwise", suggesting the administration is openly looking into measures it can take to combat North Korea's capacity for cyberattacks.

People USA vetoes United Nations draft rejecting Trump Jerusalem move
Author: 0 USA vetoes United Nations draft rejecting Trump Jerusalem move

Even the US' closest geopolitical allies - Japan, Britain, and France - voted in support of the draft. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Haley and Trump for the veto in a video clip posted on his Facebook page. The Palestinian Authority on Monday slammed the United States for its veto, calling it "against the worldwide consensus". The draft United Nations resolution had called upon all countries to refrain from establishing diplomatic missions in Jerusalem.

Author: 0 Brandis tipped to replace Downer in UK

He praised Senator Brandis' time in office. The social services minister, Christian Porter, will become the attorney general under a major cabinet reshuffle that promotes key conservatives, brings in five new cabinet members and drops the infrastructure minister, Darren Chester.

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