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Global Media Malaysia's ex-PM Najib charged with more corruption counts
Author: 0 Malaysia's ex-PM Najib charged with more corruption counts

Najib's lead defence lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah agreed to the request. The charges were added to an earlier four - three counts of criminal breach of trust and one count of abuse of power - imposed in July on Najib, who founded and chaired 1MDB after becoming prime minister in 2009.

Global Media Saudi airline stops flights to Canada amid escalating diplomatic row
Author: 0 Saudi airline stops flights to Canada amid escalating diplomatic row

Today is a really good day for the United States to reconsider its seemingly boundless support for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since May, a dozen Saudi human rights campaigners have been arrested according to Human Right's Watch. Another source said Canada would also seek help from Britain. Meanwhile, Egypt joined a host of Riyadh's allies on Tuesday in expressing " solidarity " with Saudi Arabia.

Global Media Trump sets goal to create USA military Space Force by 2020
Author: 0 Trump sets goal to create USA military Space Force by 2020

A new Space Operations Force will train, promote, and retain personnel to include engineers, scientists, intelligence experts, operators, strategists, and others. In just two years the USA plans to have a new military programme geared towards space. Let's hope that's the branch's new motto because it's pretty much flawless.

Global Media Israel, Palestinian Territories: Security Forces Kill 2 Hamas Fighters
Author: 0 Israel, Palestinian Territories: Security Forces Kill 2 Hamas Fighters

The first half of 2018 has been deadly for Palestinian children, with at least 35 children killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip, according to Defense for Children International - Palestine (DCIP). The cross-border incident came after a delegation of senior Hamas officials visited Gaza to discuss a ceasefire agreement with Israel proposed by the United Nations and Egypt.

Author: 0 Lombok quake: Powerful tremors rock Indonesia days after 347 die

Authorities and global relief groups have begun organizing aid, but badly damaged roads have slowed efforts to reach survivors in the mountainous north of Lombok, which bore the brunt of the quake. Rescuers search Karang Pangsor mosque after the quake last weekend. Rescue efforts have intensified to find people buried in rubble following the quake that shook Indonesia's Lombok island.

Global Media Georgia Envoy in Turkey Outlines Russian Ambition on Tabilisi
Author: 0 Georgia Envoy in Turkey Outlines Russian Ambition on Tabilisi

In a joint statement issued on the 10th anniversary of "the Russian military aggression against Georgia", the four countries demanded that Russia "fully implement" a 2008 ceasefire agreement and "engage in a constructive manner into the process of Geneva International Discussions (GID)", which were launched in Geneva, Switzerland, in October 2008, to address the consequences of the conflict in Georgia.

Global Media Prosecutors Turn Toward Manafort's Alleged Bank Fraud In 2016
Author: 0 Prosecutors Turn Toward Manafort's Alleged Bank Fraud In 2016

In general, references to Trump at the trial have been few and far between. Those who dealt with Manafort's taxes also testified that even though they asked Manafort whether he maintained any bank accounts overseas, he told them no. For this Manafort was paid US$4million a year, in quarterly payments of US$1million, Gates recalled, though at some point the currency switched from United States dollars to Euros.

Author: 0 Indonesia hit by powerful aftershock days after 319 died in natural disaster

The governor of the province that includes Lombok where the quake was centred, the military, the national search, and rescue agency and regent of North Lombok issued different death tolls that ranged from 226 to 381. Reuters has reported collapsed buildings and widespread damage, likely compounding fresh damage from quakes which have already devastated the island this month.

Global Media UK's May says Boris Johnson should apologize over burqa comments
Author: 0 UK's May says Boris Johnson should apologize over burqa comments

Former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson sparked a row over Islamophobia by describing Muslim women wearing burqas as "ridiculous" and "weird". A string of other Conservatives have queued up to criticise Johnson, with Theresa May saying he used the wrong language and Lord Sheikh calling for the whip to be withdrawn.

Global Media Lombok natural disaster: Powerful tremors rock Indonesia days after 347 die
Author: 0 Lombok natural disaster: Powerful tremors rock Indonesia days after 347 die

Witnesses have reported buildings collapsing in the latest series of tremors to hit the island - following Sunday's fatal quake in Lombok. Panicked residents fled into the streets, witnesses said. A humanitarian crisis is also looming in Lombok, where thousands have been left homeless and in desperate need of clean water, food, medicine and shelter.

Global Media Auto bomb kills prominent rocket scientist in Syria
Author: 0 Auto bomb kills prominent rocket scientist in Syria

Israeli officials, past and present, had refused to comment on the accusations, although Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman has sought to downplay the possibility of Israeli involvement. "I can say that assuming the details of this man's activities are correct and he was engaged in developing chemical weapons and longer-range missiles capable of hitting Israel, I certainly welcome his demise".

Global Media Gates details Manafort's operation to funnel Ukranian money to U.S.
Author: 0 Gates details Manafort's operation to funnel Ukranian money to U.S.

She said even though she worked with Gates a lot, it was clear to her that Manafort "knew what was going on" in most instances. Cindy Laporta testified Friday in the government's case against the former Trump campaign chairman, saying she went along with the scam because she was anxious Manafort and his right-hand-man Rick Gates would sue.

Global Media Palestinian teen shot by Israeli forces dies: ministry
Author: 0 Palestinian teen shot by Israeli forces dies: ministry

The Israeli navy seized a Swedish-flagged sailboat carrying food and medical supplies for Palestinians in the blockaded Gaza Strip on Saturday, the military said. The PA, which has placed several economic sanctions on Gaza in an attempt to pressure Hamas, is no expected to play a major role in the Strip's hoped-for development projects that will reportedly be funded by cash from Washington, Brussels and wealthy Gulf states.

Global Media Palestinian rockets strike homes in Sderot, 2 injured
Author: 0 Palestinian rockets strike homes in Sderot, 2 injured

Over the past four months, 158 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire, including at least 120 in the protests near the fence and others in Israeli air strikes and other incidents elsewhere in Gaza, according to the Gaza Health Ministry and a local rights group.

Global Media Rand Invites Russian Delegation to Capitol Hill
Author: 0 Rand Invites Russian Delegation to Capitol Hill

The chairman of the Russian global relations committee, Konstantin Kosachev, thanked Paul and said he hoped the meetings could happen before the end of the year. "The hatred of the president is so intense that partisans would rather risk war than give diplomacy a chance", Paul said in a long defense of Trump on the Senate floor, days after the summit.

Global Media Rand Paul Delivers Trump Letter To Putin
Author: 0 Rand Paul Delivers Trump Letter To Putin

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) walks from Senate Republican weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 6, 2018. Paul, who defended Trump in the wake of his summit with Putin last month in Helsinki, has been visiting Russian Federation with a delegation for several days.

Author: 0 Trump warns nations from trading with Iran amid USA sanctions

His trip came on the same day that the USA restored sanctions on the Islamic Republic. "We are in solidarity with the European Union position, obviously we are closely monitoring this and we are doing everything possible on the diplomatic level to stimulate a direct dialogue between the United States and Iran, and we think that dialogue should always prevail", he said.

Global Media Saudi says no room for mediation in Canada row
Author: 0 Saudi says no room for mediation in Canada row

She had wrote on Twitter that she was "very alarmed" over the arrests of the activists in Saudi Arabia , and on Friday, Canada's foreign ministry called for their "immediate release". The statement said Russian Federation rejected the "authoritative tone" of Canada toward Saudi Arabia, adding that the Kingdom had the full sovereign right to manage its own affairs.

Global Media Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars
Author: 0 Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

However, he tried to circumvent this ban by live streaming content on other platforms , leading the site to terminate his account permanently. Dorsey further explained/admitted that Twitter has "been awful at explaining our decisions in the past", but the platform refuses to "succumb and simply react to outside pressure" by banning Jones like most other digital platforms.