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Global Media European Court rules United Kingdom surveillance program violated human rights
Author: 0 European Court rules United Kingdom surveillance program violated human rights

In their ruling, judges declared there was insufficient monitoring of what information was being collected and that some safeguards were "inadequate". The scope for unrestricted snooping "could be capable of painting an intimate picture of a person" through mapping of social networks and communication patterns, browsing and location tracking, and understanding who a person is interacting with, the court said.

Global Media Manafort Reaches Preliminary Agreement with Mueller to Avoid Second Trial
Author: 0 Manafort Reaches Preliminary Agreement with Mueller to Avoid Second Trial

CNN , however, described the two sides as coming "close" to a deal on Thursday. Manafort and his top lawyers spent more than four hours Thursday in discussions with a team of Mueller's special prosecutors who are neck deep in the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the USA election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

Global Media Theresa May faces fresh threat of Brexit rebellion
Author: 0 Theresa May faces fresh threat of Brexit rebellion

An informal summit in Salzburg this month between the EU's 27 remaining leaders is emerging as one of the most significant Brexit discussions since the bloc first set its strategy for talks. There is, so far, no full exit deal and it is uncertain whether May can push an agreement through the British parliament. Once a deal is reached, it has to go to the United Kingdom parliament and the European Parliament for approval.

Global Media EU Parliament votes to trigger Article 7 sanctions procedure against Hungary - DW
Author: 0 EU Parliament votes to trigger Article 7 sanctions procedure against Hungary - DW

Two-thirds vote by Members of the European Parliament could trigger Article 7 of the Lisbon Treaty, suspending Hungary's voting rights as a rebuke for "anti-migrant" policies. And Timmermans told Orban "if you want to be a member of a club you have to abide by the rules", saying the Commission would take Hungary to court if it found it had violated European Union rules.

Global Media Rat Wipes $190M Off Restaurant Chain's Value
Author: 0 Rat Wipes $190M Off Restaurant Chain's Value

The local market supervision authority has launched an investigation into the incident and the outlet where the rat was discovered has been shut down. "I can't believe this", another commented. Another shocked user said: "If something happens to her baby how are they going to compensate her? Is a life worth only 20,000 yuan?" one asked.

Author: 0 Greek rescuers search beach after massive rockfall

She was hospitalised together with her husband and two children, who suffered minor injuries . Small boats are capsized after a landslide occurred at the popular beach of Navagio, or Shipwreck Beach, on the western island of Zakynthos, Greece, Thursday, Sept.

Global Media U.S. bishop quits as Francis launches fresh abuse probe
Author: 0 U.S. bishop quits as Francis launches fresh abuse probe

The Vatican hasn't responded to the accusations by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, but has promised "clarifications" that presumably will come sometime after Francis' meeting Thursday with the US delegation. A church report there found more than 1,600 priests and clerics had abused more than 3,600 minors in a almost 70-year period. As sexual abuse scandals continue to plague the Catholic church, Pope Francis has now taken an unprecedented step towards doing something about it.

Global Media Student killed in twin bomb attack near Afghan girls school
Author: 0 Student killed in twin bomb attack near Afghan girls school

The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a protest gathering in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday has gone up to 68 and with another 165 wounded, the number of dead could rise further, according to a government official. According to a united Nations report published in mid-July, the number of civilians killed in Afghanistan in the first six months of the year reached a record high of almost 1,700 dead, due in majority to the attacks of the AES, the worst record in ten years, according to ...

Global Media Indiscriminate bombing of Syria's Idlib could be war crime, says France
Author: 0 Indiscriminate bombing of Syria's Idlib could be war crime, says France

That warning was echoed later by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres who said a full-scale battle in Idlib "would unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlike any seen in the blood-soaked Syrian conflict". It is unclear when the offensive will formally begin and what impact the fall of Idlib could have on Turkish-controlled Afrin and the northern provinces controlled by the US-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Global Media Pope Francis summons bishops for summit on clergy sex abuse
Author: 0 Pope Francis summons bishops for summit on clergy sex abuse

Pope Francis has summoned senior bishops from around the world to the Vatican in February to discuss the protection of minors from sexual abuse, the Vatican said on Wednesday. The Vatican in 2011 ordered every bishops conference around the world to develop written guidelines to prevent abuse of minors and vulnerable adults.

Global Media World Update, Suu Kyi defends jailing of Reuters journalists
Author: 0 World Update, Suu Kyi defends jailing of Reuters journalists

In a rare comment on the case, Ms Suu Kyi said that the plight of the Rohingya "could have been handled better". Normally, a country's foreign minister would speak in the absence of its top leader, but because Suu Kyi also holds the foreign ministry portfolio, Myanmar's speaker is likely to one of the two Cabinet ministers who 7 Days said would attend the meeting, Kyaw Tin and Kyaw Tint Swe.

Global Media Russians charged in poisoning say they visited United Kingdom as tourists
Author: 0 Russians charged in poisoning say they visited United Kingdom as tourists

They said they felt they deserved an apology from the real perpetrators of the poisoning, if they were ever found. "Our friends had been suggesting for a long time that we visit this wonderful town", one of the men said. "Today - just as we have seen throughout - they have responded with obfuscation and lies". The interview "looks as though it was hurriedly thrown together in response to Putin's decision", said Mark Galeotti, senior researcher at the Prague-based Institute of ...

Global Media Nine dead as auto ploughs into square in southern China
Author: 0 Nine dead as auto ploughs into square in southern China

Several bystanders posted graphic video footage shortly after the incident onto Chinese social media. Three people have been so far been declared dead and 43 injured but the death toll is expected to grow, with some local newspapers already speaking of nine victims.

Global Media Gunman shoots wife, four men dead in California
Author: 0 Gunman shoots wife, four men dead in California

The gunman's motive and relationship to all the victims is now unclear. He said the gunman then went to a home where he shot two people. After a short foot chase the gunman shot and killed him too. "It's highly unusual to have six people killed in one incident", the sheriff said. Five people have been killed in a string of shootings in Bakersfield, California .

Global Media Thousands of pallets of water bottles unused in Puerto Rico after hurricane
Author: 0 Thousands of pallets of water bottles unused in Puerto Rico after hurricane

A sweeping report from George Washington University released last month estimated there were 2,975 "excess deaths" in the six months after the storm made landfall in Puerto Rico in September 2017. Trump, having long struggled to express empathy at times of national crises, sparked outrage when he feuded with the mayor of San Juan and passed out paper towels to victims like he was shooting baskets during his visit to the island.

Global Media Saudi Arabia Detains Egyptian for Eating Breakfast With Female Coworker
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Detains Egyptian for Eating Breakfast With Female Coworker

Saudi Arabia prohibits men and women who are not related from socializing. "The Ministry of labor arrested Expat in Jeddah after he appeared in the infamous video", said the Ministry. A number of videos have recently circulated on social media allegedly showing women and men breaching the kingdom's strict cultural norms. "The woman should be punished first because she represents the morals of the women of the Kingdom".

Global Media House Republicans Target More Tax Cuts as Elections Near
Author: 0 House Republicans Target More Tax Cuts as Elections Near

I've covered too many of Pelosi's successful leadership elections to predict that her dilemma on impeachment could lead to her defeat for the top job if Democrats take back the House. Experts claim the rule affects high-tax states like California, New York and New Jersey - all which have highly contested midterm races. "Republicans gave Congress nearly a full decade to extend these individual tax cuts before they expire", notes The Washington Post's Jeff Stein, "but the law's mediocre ...

Global Media Russia prepares for biggest war games in its history
Author: 0 Russia prepares for biggest war games in its history

The start of Vostok-2018 coincided with a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok. The drills are being held in Russia's Eastern and Central military districts, which encompass more than half of the country's territory. Relations between Russian Federation and the West have been severely strained by Moscow's actions in Ukraine and Syria and its alleged interference in elections in ...

Global Media Arun Jaitley slams at Mallya for false claim
Author: 0 Arun Jaitley slams at Mallya for false claim

Party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that for the past 18 months, the Congress had been asserting that not only Mr. Mallya, but Mehul Choksi and so many others had been allowed to leave the country with impunity. Reportedly, the video submitted by the Indian authorities shows Barrack 12 of Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai where Vijay Mallya will be housed if he is extradited.

Global Media Philippines: 10 million people lie in path of
Author: 0 Philippines: 10 million people lie in path of "destructive" Typhoon Mangkhut - Philippines

Mangkhut, to be named Ompong once it enters the Philippines' area, is now forecast by the United States military's Joint Typhoon Warning Center to bring top winds of 150 knots (277kph) with maximum gusts of 180 knots. The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System said the more than 27.3 million people will be exposed to the power of Mangkhut. The charity estimates three million people in the country live in the direct path of Mangkhut.