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Pakistan Couple First Civilians To Escape Syria's Violence-Hit Ghouta

Pakistan Couple First Civilians To Escape Syria's Violence-Hit Ghouta

Eastern Ghouta, a Damascus suburb, has been under siege for the last five years and humanitarian access to the area, which is home to some 400,000 people, has been completely cut off. Meanwhile, Mohammed Awad, who lost two of his sons in the recent campaign, said "the regime has targeted everything and we are spending all our time pulling people out of the rubble".


Trump, at CPAC, announces 'heaviest'-ever North Korea sanctions

Trump, at CPAC, announces 'heaviest'-ever North Korea sanctions

The government said that these sanctions focus on "elicit maritime activity" but that they were designed as part of an overall plan to stop North Korea's dictator from creating and using nuclear weapons. Treasury. The agencies also alerted those industries of North Korea's deceptive shipping practices. Tensions on the Korean Peninsula appear to have eased in the last few weeks, however, with South Korea expressing it was cautiously optimistic of making progress with inter-Korean relations ...


Meghalaya chief minister, guv cast their votes

Meghalaya chief minister, guv cast their votes

Five early voters from each of the 3025 polling stations in 59 of the 60 Assembly constituencies were rewarded with "early voter medals" by the state Election Commission yesterday, Chief Electoral Officer F R Kharkongor told PTI . Former union minister and Congress MP Vincent Pala, senior Congress leader and Shillong East MLA, Ampareen Lyngdoh and state BJP president Shibun Lyngdoh were among the early voters.


Nintendo Reportedly Not Developing A Switch 2.0 Yet

Nintendo Reportedly Not Developing A Switch 2.0 Yet

Nintendo is known for releasing revised versions of its hardware - that DS lineup was pretty busy for a while - but if the Wall Street Journal's sources are correct, the company is taking a different approach with the Switch. "When you think about what can be done with the Nintendo Switch as a device that can be taken on the go and that every person has in their hands to play , you realize it has many features not available on any other hardware to date", Miyamoto said last month .


High winds expected to bring outages, damage

High winds expected to bring outages, damage

A HIGH WIND WARNING is in effect for Mercer, Lawrence, and Columbiana county through Friday morning . The strong wind is expected to continue into Friday , with gusts around 40 miles per hour. Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected in Venango and Forest Counties. A second storm system and cold front toward the middle to latter part of next of week may take us down to colder temperatures, as high pressure blocking over northern Canada and Greenland will trap cold air to the south ...


Freak winter storm in Europe kills at least 24

Freak winter storm in Europe kills at least 24

The worst of the weather so far has been south of the Border where four people have died in vehicle crashes amid heavy snow . A snow clearing vehicle broke down and blocked the Ashford-bound line at Wye, while there was major disruption on metro routes between Dartford and London via Woolwich, Bexleyheath and Sidcup because of signalling faults caused by the weather.