Hamas agrees to dissolve governing body in Gaza

Hamas agrees to dissolve governing body in Gaza

Palestinian militant group Hamas said on Sunday that it is ready to dissolve the committee ruling Gaza, and hold a general election for the first time since 2006. In Sunday's statement, Hamas spoke of the "dissolution" of what is known as the administrative committee, which was seen as a rival government to Abbas's administration. Read More

Panthers TE Olsen to miss time with broken foot

Panthers TE Olsen to miss time with broken foot

Olsen was seen back on the sideline with a boot on his right foot and crutches, according to SI's Jonathan Jones. GETTING HIS KICKS: Gano was locked in a kicking battle in the preseason, but is 6 for 6 on field goal attempts so far this season. Read More

West Indies set to tour Pakistan for T20 series

West Indies set to tour Pakistan for T20 series

The hospitality, the support from the crowds at the ground. Being an ambassador of Pakistan cricket, it is our duty to promote a positive image of Pakistan wherever we go", he added. "When I first thought of coming, obviously there was little bit of nervousness within myself", he said. On the 15th September 2017 West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) President Dave Cameron has announced that the West Indies team will visit Pakistan in November for a three-match T20 series. Read More

California 'Sanctuary State' Bill Approved on Legislature's Last Day

California 'Sanctuary State' Bill Approved on Legislature's Last Day

The California Values Act would forbid state and local law enforcement agencies from providing information to or acting as the deputies for federal immigration authorities. California already has some of the most protective laws in the country for immigrants detained by law enforcement. The bill-which Wiener introduced the skeleton of mere hours after his Sacramento swearing-in last year-would essentially force California cities to approve a certain amount of new housing each year, one way ... Read More

India to send relief materials for Rohingya refugees in B'desh

India to send relief materials for Rohingya refugees in B'desh

The duo also stated that they were registered as refugees under the United Nations High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) and have challenged any possible move to deport them on the grounds that it violated global human rights conventions and some other issues. Read More

Trump heads to Florida to survey Irma recovery

Trump heads to Florida to survey Irma recovery

Mr. Trump told the guests gathered in the State Dining Room that the White House was "a place that I've grown to love and respect". It barreled into the Florida Keys island chain on Sunday, packing sustained winds of up to 130mph (215kph) before plowing up the Gulf Coast of the state and dissipating. Read More

USA asks China, Russia to take action against N Korea

USA asks China, Russia to take action against N Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a meeting with U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May late Thursday that Myanmarese violence against the Rohingya Muslims is "unacceptable" and called for a solution. "Helping to bring stability to Libya is a vital part of United Kingdom efforts to tackle the threat from terrorism and the issue of illegal migration, which exist in close proximity to Europe", it said. Read More

OPEC sees higher 2018 oil demand, trims output

OPEC sees higher 2018 oil demand, trims output

Oil topped US$50 (RM209) a barrel for the first time and closed at a six-week high amid heightened optimism that a demand resurgence is in the offing. that the oil surplus is slowly disappearing", said Norbert Rucker, head of macro and commodity research at Julius Baer. And data indicating higher demand and falling output from major oil exporters have bolstered prices all week. Read More

Brains behind attack on Amarnath pilgrims shot

Brains behind attack on Amarnath pilgrims shot

It was reported that a manhunt had been launched to hunt down Ismail, a Pakistani national, following the attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in July. Ismail had replaced former LeT commander Abu Dujana following the latter's death during an encounter in August. "We killed Abu Qasim, Abu Dujana and now Abu Ismail". Read More


Finance

Crude inventories up again, gasoline, diesel stocks down

Crude inventories up again, gasoline, diesel stocks down

The pace at which refiners processed crude rose by the most since 2008, yet distillate supplies slid by 5.69 million barrels and gasoline stockpiles fell by 2.13 million barrels. Oil prices rose almost 2 percent on Wednesday, despite a rise in USA crude inventories, with the market heading for its largest third-quarter gain in 13 years after the Iraqi oil minister said OPEC and its partners were considering extending or deepening output cuts.Read More

Toys 'R' Us seeks bankruptcy to survive retail upheaval

Toys 'R' Us seeks bankruptcy to survive retail upheaval

The toy chain filed for bankruptcy-court protection Monday night, another in a string of specialty retailers felled by Wal-Mart Stores Inc ., Amazon.com Inc ., and the rest of the online onslaught. Various lenders including JPMorgan have already committed as much as $3bn already to financing the attempted company turn around. "We are a financially robust and self-funding retail operation, which continues to significantly grow and invest in this region".Read More