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Iraqi Kurdish region to look into offer to delay poll

Iraqi Kurdish region to look into offer to delay poll

Iraq's government has authorised the prime minister to "take all measures" to preserve national unity. "The United Nations might get involved in the controversy over the KRG's independence referendum plans in the upcoming days", he said. Since the KRG announced its plan to hold the referendum, most of western countries, including US and European Union, voiced concern about the poll.


IPOB Members Killed, Police Chief's House Attacked In Umuahia

IPOB Members Killed, Police Chief's House Attacked In Umuahia

The Defence Headquarters on Friday listed reasons Nigerians should now see the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB ) as a "militant terrorist organisation" and no more as a non-violent organisation. It however commended the army's exercise in the south-east region as well as commended the Abia state Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for declaring curfew in the state as part of the ways to salvage the volatile situation in Abia.


Pakistan stresses importance of engagement with the US: PM

Pakistan stresses importance of engagement with the US: PM

Afghan Taliban sources said the attack targeted Pakistan-based Haqqani militants who are allied to the Taliban militants in Afghanistan. The last high-profile target of a drone attack in Pakistan was Afghan Taliban leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, in 2016.


Florida 'hot cop' under investigation for anti-Semitic Facebook posts

Florida 'hot cop' under investigation for anti-Semitic Facebook posts

Jokes published on the account of Officer Michael Hammill were found, and a complaint filed with the Gainesville, Florida Police Department. "Stupid people annoy me. Some users even went so far to ask if the officers would arrest them. Wonderfully inappropriate comments such as "I never seen breakfast lunch and dinner in the same pic before" and 'I wonder if they need help discharging their firearms?' rolled in.


After grassroots campaign, boy fulfills wish to mow White House lawn

After grassroots campaign, boy fulfills wish to mow White House lawn

And Frank took his job very seriously this morning. Trump called the boy the "future of our country" on Friday, and vowed to bring Giaccio into the Oval Office following the grass-chopping session. . "Even though I am only 10, I'd like to show the nation what young people like me are ready for". Frank began mowing in the Rose Garden at around 9.30am (1.30pm GMT).