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Man charged after police officer shot dead in Florida

Saturday  17:53,   19 august 2017
Press Association

Police Chief Jeff O’Dell praised the officers’ “extremely brave and heroic actions”.A suspect over the fatal shooting was arrested several hours after the attack in a bar, authorities[...]

Hundreds of neo-Nazis march through Berlin in honour of Rudolf Hess

Saturday  17:05,   19 august 2017
Press Association

The marchers were also allowed to bring banners – but only one for every 50 participants. Such restrictions are common in Germany and rooted in the experience of the pre-war Weimar Republic, when opposing political groups would try to forcibly[...]

Kiran Bedi goes incognito to find out how safe Pudducherry is for women at night

Saturday  16:51,   19 august 2017
India Today

Bedi, who was riding pillion, used her dupatta to partially cover her face to avoid being recognised. After the ride, she tweeted about it, saying she found Puducherry reasonably safe at night.Found Puducherry reasonably safe at night. But will be[...]

Kiran Bedi goes incognito to find out how safe Pudducherry is for women at night

Saturday  16:50,   19 august 2017
India Today

Bedi, who was riding pillion, used her dupatta to partially cover her face to avoid being recognised. After the ride, she tweeted about it, saying she found Puducherry reasonably safe at night.Found Puducherry reasonably safe at night. But will be[...]

Kiran Bedi goes incognito to find out how safe Pudducherry is for women at night

Saturday  16:50,   19 august 2017
India Today

Bedi, who was riding pillion, used her dupatta to partially cover her face to avoid being recognised. After the ride, she tweeted about it, saying she found Puducherry reasonably safe at night.Found Puducherry reasonably safe at night. But will be[...]

Man robs shop, crashes getaway car, fires gun, hijacks another car, crashes and ends up in hospital

Saturday  15:50,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

Gardai have confirmed that a man in his 30s has been arrested.The incident took place shortly after midnight this morning at the Emo service station in Mountrath in[...]

Man robs shop, crashes getaway car, fires gun, hijacks another car, crashes and ends up in hospital

Saturday  15:50,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

Gardai have confirmed that a man in his 30s has been arrested.The incident took place shortly after midnight this morning at the Emo service station in Mountrath in[...]

IRA leader Seán Russell and the story of Dublin's most controversial statue

Saturday  14:25,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

Russell was an IRA chief of staff who died on a German u-boat in 1940.The touchstone for the white supremacist protest and the subsequent killing of a counter-protester was the removal of a statue of confederate general Robert E Lee in the state of[...]

Doklam standoff: Sino-India frictions raise potential for open conflict, says Congressional Research Service report

Saturday  14:20,   19 august 2017
The Financial Express

Intensified frictions between India and China raise the potential for an open conflict and could serve as an "impetus" for further US-India strategic cooperation that could have implications for Beijing, according to a Congressional[...]

Doklam standoff: Sino-India frictions raise potential for open conflict, says Congressional Research Service report

Saturday  14:20,   19 august 2017
The Financial Express

Intensified frictions between India and China raise the potential for an open conflict and could serve as an "impetus" for further US-India strategic cooperation that could have implications for Beijing, according to a Congressional[...]

Bihar Flood: 119 dead, 98 lakh people in 16 districts affected

Saturday  13:55,   19 august 2017
The Financial Express

The toll due to the floods triggered by rains in Nepal and northern parts of the state was 72 yesterday, and 73.44 lakh people in 14 districts were hit. Saharsa and Khagaria were the latest districts to be affected during the day, Special Secretary [...]

Steve Bannon returns to Breitbart News after being pushed out of Trump team

Saturday  13:35,   19 august 2017
Press Association

The president’s former chief strategist returned as executive chairman to Breitbart News, which he led before joining the campaign.The blunt-spoken and divisive strategist, who rose from the Trump campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out[...]

Explainer: Why the future of Cork hinges on a deal between the City Council and County Council

Saturday  13:30,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

A government report has said Cork may lose its status as Ireland’s “second city” unless changes are urgently made to council boundaries.Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley was not impressed. He said that the city had been given a “very generous[...]

Explainer: Why the future of Cork hinges on a deal between the City Council and County Council

Saturday  13:30,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

A government report has said Cork may lose its status as Ireland’s “second city” unless changes are urgently made to council boundaries.Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley was not impressed. He said that the city had been given a “very generous[...]

Shop worker is beaten unconscious in €25,000 armed raid

Saturday  13:25,   19 august 2017
Independent.ie

Shop worker is beaten unconscious in €25,000 armed raidThe incident occurred at about 10.30pm on Thursday at the Spar shop on the Clogher Road in Crumlin, just 30 minutes after the store closed for[...]