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Malala to Osinbajo - Declare Emergency in Education

Malala to Osinbajo - Declare Emergency in Education

Yousafzai, who was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2014, joined politicians, celebrities and campaigners from around the world to support the online #BringBackOurGirls movement to demand their release. "We are also happy to hear positive response from the minister as well in ensuring that education is prioritised", she said in recent Reuters report.


Schneiderman plans to challenge republican health care bill

Schneiderman plans to challenge republican health care bill

Cuomo and de Blasio were joined by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and State Assemblyman Carl Heastie to call on medical professionals, activists and their fellow elected officials to fight the bill over the next few weeks. This isn't the first time Schneiderman has said he would challenge the bill in court. This bill isn't simply unconscionable and unjust - it's unconstitutional.


JK: Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Anantnag

JK: Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Anantnag

The terrorist outfit is also responsible for the killing of SHO Feroz Ahmed and five other policemen on the outskirts of Anantnag district on June 16. The security forces had launched an anti-militancy operation in the Wanihama village of the Anantnag district, following which a gunbattle broke out at around 8 pm.


Saudi Arabia investigates woman who wore miniskirt in public

Saudi Arabia investigates woman who wore miniskirt in public

But in Saudi Arabia this is a flagrant breach of strict dress codes under which women are forced to wear headscarves and full-length robes or abayas in public. Others pointing out the fact that US First Lady, Melania Trump , although modestly dressed, had refused to wear a head cover during President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia in May.



UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar govt sites, sparking diplomatic row

The UAE, along with Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and Egypt, announced a diplomatic and transport blockade of Qatar at the beginning of June. "Qatar has evidence that certain iPhones originating from countries laying siege to Qatar were used in the hack", Ali Bin Fetais al-Marri, Qatar's attorney general, told reporters in the capital, Doha, on June 21.