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Indonesia Earthquake Death Toll Passes 100 as Rescuers Struggle

Meureudu resident Hasbi Jaya, 37, said his family was asleep when the powerful quake struck. Local TV reported that about 40 shop houses in the market collapsed. "Roads are intact in most areas, but there's damage to bridges and other infrastructure that'll take time and money to fix [or] replace". In Pidie Jaya's neighboring district of Bireuen, a teacher at an Islamic school died after being hit by falling debris, said health worker Achmad Taufiq.


Iran president: Trump won't be able to harm the nuclear deal

Iran president: Trump won't be able to harm the nuclear deal

The comments came during a speech at the University of Tehran commemorating the killings of the Iranian students who protested against a visit by then-US vice-president Richard Nixon in 1953. Iran's top officials, including President Hassan Rouhani , have said if the ISA is implemented it will violate the nuclear deal . The source said that Trump's selection of Poblete is a sign that the next president is serious about rewriting America's policy approach to Iran and other rogue regimes.


Stein makes MI third state for presidential recount

Stein makes MI third state for presidential recount

And so over the weekend Trump retaliated with dramatic - and baseless - claims of widespread voter fraud , a rather pathetic attempt to pump his own political tires. There is recount drama resulting from the 2016 election, but it's not being initiated by Trump loyalists. Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein on Wednesday requested a full hand recount of Michigan's presidential vote, making it the third state narrowly won by Republican Donald Trump where she wants another look at ...



Canada PM approves controversial pipeline to Pacific Coast

The pipeline expansion planned by Kinder Morgan - the largest energy infrastructure company in the USA, based in Houston, Texas - will increase capacity of Trans Mountain from 300,000 barrels of oil a day to 890,000 barrels a day. On Tuesday, Charlene Aleck, a spokeswoman for the First Nation, accused Trudeau of breaking his promise of a "renewed, nation-to-nation relationship with indigenous peoples".


Pakistan PM Sharif names general Bajwa as new army chief

Pakistan PM Sharif names general Bajwa as new army chief

As per Geo News report, General Zubair Hayat has been appointed chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. Pakistan today appointed General Qamar Javed Bajwa as its new army chief. ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan's office of the prime minister has announced that Gen. He has commanded the army's 10th Corps - Rawalpindi as Corps Commander.



Crash-struck club Chapecoense given Copa Sudamericana title

Earlier, the South America governing body for football, CONMEBOL , officially gave the title of the 2016 edition to Chapecoense, as Atletico Nacional requested. than the consideration and respect shown by Atletico Nacional to its brothers in Chapecoense Football Club", the statement said. Around the world, football matches observed one minute silence before kick-off and players wore black armbands in remembrance of those who died.