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Global Media Jaberi meets with Putin's, Syria UN envoys in Astana
Author: 0 Jaberi meets with Putin's, Syria UN envoys in Astana

At a previous meeting in Astana in January, Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to serve as the monitors for the cease-fire. Russian Federation and Iran, close allies of President Bashar Assad, and Turkey, which backs the rebels, previously pledged to enforce the cease-fire, but both sides have alleged repeated violations.

Author: 0 Six alarm fire fills downtown Toronto with smoke

The fire, at 25 St. Clair Ave. At times, the entire block was obscured, with a grey mural on one of the surrounding buildings making the scene look apocalyptic. "About eight years ago there was a fire in a sauna". Damage is "well north of a million dollars", the deputy chief said. The total number of people evacuated wasn't available, nor was an estimate of when they'd be able to return to their homes.

Global Media North Korean leader's brother killed in Malaysia
Author: 0 North Korean leader's brother killed in Malaysia

He was embarrassingly detained at a Tokyo airport while trying to enter Japan to visit Disneyland on a false Dominican Republic passport, accompanied by two women and a child. Kim Hong Un reportedly ordered his execution. Still, the agency has a history of botching intelligence on North Korea and has long sought to portray the country's leaders as mentally unstable.

Global Media European Parliament Debates EU-Canada Partnership
Author: 0 European Parliament Debates EU-Canada Partnership

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade agreement ( CETA ) is being hailed as a "deal for the people" and it comes at a time when some countries - most notably the United States - are pulling away from free trade and globalization. Ireland has already provisionally signed the deal with no significant debate or vote in the Dáil. In a move to quell confusion over national parliaments' newfound power to scupper CETA , European Parliament staff put together research on potential scenarios that ...

Author: 0 California Dam Evacuees Can Return Home, Businesses to Resume Operations

Northern California officials on Tuesday lifted an evacuation order for almost 200,000 residents who live below the Oroville Dam . Meanwhile, almost 200,000 people, who were evacuated Sunday, await word on when they can return home. Lake Oroville's levels have declined since the evacuation order and the risk of a catastrophic failure has lessened. Meanwhile, crews working around the clock atop the crippled Oroville Dam have made progress repairing the damaged spillway, reducing the lake ...

Author: 0 Malaysian ship with aid for Rohingya reaches Bangladesh

During the military operations in the area, soldiers and police have been accused of committing human rights violations including gang rape, killings, beatings and disappearances. A Malaysian ship carrying aid for thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled a bloody army crackdown in Myanmar docked in Bangladesh today, days after it met with protests in Yangon.

Author: 0 Obama wishes Michelle a happy Valentine's Day

The Obamas have been on a wonderful island vacation pretty much since the moment the former President ended his eight-year term . SO SWEET! Barack and Michelle Obama exchanged the cutest Valentine's Day messages to one another on social media.

Global Media Sisi: Egypt ready to support Lebanese army
Author: 0 Sisi: Egypt ready to support Lebanese army

During the press conference following the meeting, Sisi congratulated the Lebanese people for their successful presidential elections in addition to forming a government which met their aspirations. The meeting further tackled the upcoming Arab summit in Jordan as well as means to overcome existing challenges, Sisi revealed. "I really appreciate President Aoun's invitation to visit Lebanon, and I will be there soon", Al-Sisi concluded in his speech.

Author: 0 Pilot Whales Refloated After Hundreds Stranded on New Zealand Beach

All told, almost 700 whales washed up on Farewell Spit in what is now the third-largest whale stranding since data collection began in the 1800s, and the largest ever since 1985, the Department of Conservation said . There were references on social media in New Zealand suggesting the strandings and a 5.2-magnitude quake early Sunday near Kaikoura, which was severely damaged by a 7.8 natural disaster in November, may have been linked.

Author: 0 Turkish police detains suspected mastermind of Reina attack

In a statement, Burdur Chief Public Prosecutor Sadi Dogan said the file on the Turkish-French suspect - who is registered as living in the southern coastal city of Antalya - would be sent to Istanbul . Thirty-nine people were killed, 69 wounded. The three assailants - whom Turkish authorities said came from Uzbekistan, Russia and Kyrgyzstan - were also killed.

Global Media Flowers, chocolates still reign on Valentine's Day
Author: 0 Flowers, chocolates still reign on Valentine's Day

To prepare for Valentine's Day orders, Tada said his shop takes five days to get ready. Workers are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes. A man has been left brokenhearted, angry and very single after his girlfriend dumped him on Valentine's Day - but he blames it on the flower company he claims didn't deliver.

Author: 0 Nasir Jamshed, Yousuf arrested and released on bail in UK

The investigation has since turned to Britain where two men were reportedly arrested on suspicion of bribery offenses. However, Geo TV quoted sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) as saying that the arrested men were Pakistani batsman Jamshed and a person named Yousuf, a suspect in the Pakistan Super League spot-fixing investigation.

Global Media French Vogue Makes History With First Transgender Cover Model
Author: 0 French Vogue Makes History With First Transgender Cover Model

The Brazilian model smolders on the cover of French Vogue's March issue in a metallic dress, making history as the first transgender model to front a cover in the magazine's 97-year history. In her editorial column Alt says, "Apart from one small detail, Valentina, the femme fatale, was born a boy". She also said we should expect to be seeing much more of Valentina in future issues of the publication.

Author: 0 Hitler lookalike arrested in Nazi dictator's birthplace in Austria

The man, who claimed his name was Harald Hitler was arrested Monday on charges of glorifying the Nazi era, the BBC reported . " I have seen this man in Braunau many times and wonder if it means something ", one local man said in a Facebook post, as cited by the local media.

Author: 0 Merkel presses Tunisian PM on asylum solution

Merkel's government wants to voluntarily deport around 1,500 illegal Tunisian migrants. Acknowledging that Germany and Tunisia were both targets for worldwide terrorists and "tragically" linked by the Berlin attack, Merkel said they had to share security information.

Author: 0 Russian Federation violates treaty, deploys new cruise missile

The Obama administration three years ago accused the Russians of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty by developing and testing the cruise missile. Moscow also denied it had violated the INF treaty, which helped end the Cold War between the two countries. The Obama administration expressed its concern over the test of the missile, then known as the SSC-X-8, in 2014.

Global Media The Trump White House Still Isn't Open For Tours
Author: 0 The Trump White House Still Isn't Open For Tours

Trump is committed to the preservation and continuation of the White House Gardens, specifically the First Lady's Kitchen Garden and the Rose Garden", Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, senior adviser to Melania Trump, told CNN . Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, who tweeted about it Sunday. Melania Trump Past presidents like Barack Obama and George W. Bush had opened the White House up for tours in the days after an inauguration.

Global Media United Kingdom defence spending falls short of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation minimum, thinktank says
Author: 0 United Kingdom defence spending falls short of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation minimum, thinktank says

According to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation figures published in July, the country was on track to spend 41.9 billion pounds on defence - 2.21 per cent of GDP. Speaking in Brussels, the alliance's secretary general Jens Stoltenberg unveiled figures showing that European members and Canada had between them increased defence spending by 3.8% above inflation past year.

Author: 0 UKIP leader owns up to Hillsborough lie

However the Liverpool-born politician, who was elected UKIP leader in succession to Nigel Farage previous year, has now rowed back from the claim in an interview with Radio City News . One of Nuttall's former teachers at Savio high school in Liverpool, said the school had kept a list of children who had been at Hillsborough so that it could offer them support, but Nuttall's name was reportedly not on the list.