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Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader

Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader

On the agenda will be the process to choose 1,400 new members of Fatah's Central Committee and Revolutionary Council. It is the second congress of Fatah party that is held in the Palestinian territories since the establishment of the Palestinian National Authority in 1994.


BSF DIG among five injured in mysterious explosion on IB in Samba

BSF DIG among five injured in mysterious explosion on IB in Samba

A senior BSF official said it is a matter of investigation how the terrorists reached the Nagrota army base. There was a firefight in which one BSF jawan suffered minor injuries, he said, adding the suspected militants have been trapped in an area and the gunbattle is underway.


New Pakistan army chief hints at peace with India

New Pakistan army chief hints at peace with India

Pakistan's outgoing military chief warned India Tuesday it would be risky to mistake his country's "restraint" over recent tensions in disputed Kashmir for weakness, as he handed over power to his successor. He also served in the 10 Corps as lieutenant colonel, where he was GSO. He sought support from the media to play a role in the keeping the morale of troops high adding he had a heavy responsibility on his shoulders.


Thai prince invited to become the new king

Thai prince invited to become the new king

At the end of the session, Pornpetch asked the attending lawmakers to stand up in a show of respect to "the new King". Its parliament approved the sending of a formal invitation, which he has to accept before ascending to the throne. The prince's full name runs to nearly 70 words and took more than a month to compose. He was educated at boarding school in the United Kingdom, then moved to undertake military training at Australia's Royal Military College becoming a military officer.



Only 5 survive Colombian plane crash

Rescue teams combing through the wreckage have found six survivors and have not yet given up hope of finding more. Fans of Chapecoense soccer team react in front of the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, November 29, 2016 . The dream ended late Monday night when a charter flight carrying the club sliced into a Colombian hillside, killing 75 and scattering six survivors among the snarled remains of wings and fuselage.


North Korea calls 3 days of mourning for Castro

North Korea calls 3 days of mourning for Castro

Diplomats said the council's five veto-wielding powers - the United States, China, Britain, Russia and France - have agreed to new measures that largely target Pyongyang's coal export earnings. North Korea and Cuba first established diplomatic ties in 1960 and have maintained a friendship that has survived beyond the Cold War. Due to their common enmity toward the United States and similar authoritarian power structures, Cuba and North Korea had maintained generally close diplomatic ties ...