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Global Media CWG 2018: Manika Batra, Mouma Das win women's doubles TT silver
Author: 0 CWG 2018: Manika Batra, Mouma Das win women's doubles TT silver

Indian table tennis team continued their winning show in the ongoing 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games , with "Golden Girl" Manika Batra claiming her maiden women's singles title here on Saturday. Grzegorz Sych of Canada finishes second on the podium with 448.4 and Dean Bale of England bagged the bronze medal with 441.2 points. Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty and Satwik Rankireddy are in the final of the men's doubles badminton at the Commonwealth Games.

Author: 0 Assad says strikes make Syria more determined to 'fight terrorism'

The joint attack by the United States, Britain, and France, which began at 3:55 a.m. local time (0055 GMT), launched some 110 missiles targeting Syrian military sites in the Syrian capital Damascus and elsewhere, Syria's state news agency SANA said, citing the military.

Global Media Gold medal is 'a big f---ing deal'
Author: 0 Gold medal is 'a big f---ing deal'

I'm Commonwealth Games champion and it's a big f--ing deal. Her win is one of the most lion-hearted displays at these Commonwealth Games - Stridsman took gold fighting with an Achilles tendon from a cadaver in her knee. "There is no law in the country that says if you flee and you come back, you will be punished", he told SBS News, adding he didn't know the whereabouts of the missing competitors.

Global Media Russia Says Has Proof Britain Was Behind Alleged Syria Chemical Attack
Author: 0 Russia Says Has Proof Britain Was Behind Alleged Syria Chemical Attack

But U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said on Friday that Washington estimated Assad's forces had used chemical weapons at least 50 times during the seven-year-long Syrian conflict. Later, a White House briefing on a call between Trump and May said that they "continued their discussion of the need for a joint response to Syria's use of chemical weapons".

Global Media People are Asking,
Author: 0 People are Asking, "Is there more trade pressure coming against China?"

Earlier this week at the Boao Forum on Hainan Island in southern China, President Xi Jinping promised to cut tariffs in certain sectors and further open up the financial and insurance industries. Led by Xi, China has made modernizing and expanding its navy a priority. However, Chinese officials have in recent days repeated that the two sides were not negotiating on the issue.

Global Media Trump Talks TPP but Trade Partners Say, Not So Fast
Author: 0 Trump Talks TPP but Trade Partners Say, Not So Fast

During his campaign, Trump made the push against the TPP a cornerstone of his global policy. Pulling out of it fulfilled a key campaign promise. Trump's apparent change of attitude came as Washington and Beijing locked horns in a tit-for-tat trade dispute.

Global Media South Africa Says Goodbye To Winnie Mandela
Author: 0 South Africa Says Goodbye To Winnie Mandela

Because the focus was on Madiba, Winnie's story largely fell by the wayside. Earlier on Saturday morning, Gauteng premier David Mahura said in his welcoming to the service that the "truth will triumphantly march forward to tell us who" Madikizela-Mandela was.

Global Media Nigerians See Little Progress in 4 Years Since Chibok Kidnapping
Author: 0 Nigerians See Little Progress in 4 Years Since Chibok Kidnapping

The 19-year-old was discovered with a four-month-old baby and a man she described as her husband near Boko Haram's Sambisa Forest enclave. "Some of the Chibok parents have since that day began to lose hope and even more psychologically troubled thinking that if the girl Leah is being held back because she is a Christian, it means they may never see their daughters again, because majority that are in captivity now are all Christians".

Global Media Turkey welcomes strikes on Syria as 'appropriate'
Author: 0 Turkey welcomes strikes on Syria as 'appropriate'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and United States counterpart Donald Trump discussed the crisis in Syria during a telephone conversation late on Wednesday, officials said. Turkey was informed about the military operation in Syria, said previously Mahir Unal, spokesman and deputy chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party.

Global Media US strikes Syria following chemical weapons attack
Author: 0 US strikes Syria following chemical weapons attack

Minutes after Trump's announcement, journalists from Reuters and The Associated Press reported hearing loud blasts over Damascus, the Syrian capital. Dunford said the USA used its regular communication channels with the Russians to inform them about the US aircraft, but did not warn the Russians about the targets.

Global Media Photos from Winnie Mandela's funeral in South Africa
Author: 0 Photos from Winnie Mandela's funeral in South Africa

Mantashe highlighted the importance of uniting the ANC. "Mama Albertina Sisulu and Mama Winnie were mothers, but they never walked in the shadows of their husbands". For me she symbolised strength, the smashing of patriarchy, a rule breaker, a badly behaved woman, a woman who coloured outside the lines. Her two last birthdays she spent in our school.

Global Media Body found amid search for SoCal family after SUV swept into river
Author: 0 Body found amid search for SoCal family after SUV swept into river

On Tuesday and Wednesday the searchers combed the riverbanks and located the personal items, which were identified as belonging to the Tottapillys by family members. "We believe that the Hart incident was in fact intentional", he said. The authorities were still searching for the other three children: Hannah, 16; Devonte, 15; and Sierra, 15.

Global Media Man arrested as police launch murder investigation following death of woman
Author: 0 Man arrested as police launch murder investigation following death of woman

To prevent his shack in an illegal township from being demolished, a South African man climbed onto the roof of his house holding his six-month-old daughter in his arms. "We will not tolerate such behaviour by people who randomly discharged their firearms whether at funerals, meetings or any other functions". An Arkansas police officer who was sacked after she allegedly fought with guests at a hotel where she was attending a baby shower while off duty is now facing charges including ...

Global Media Mike Pence meets Venezuelan opposition ahead of summit
Author: 0 Mike Pence meets Venezuelan opposition ahead of summit

Pence's meeting with Pena Nieto will follow Trump's calls to send National Guard troops to the border. During the meeting with four opposition leaders, Pence listened as they described their once-prosperous country devolving into chaos. Pence says he will be calling on USA allies to provide additional humanitarian aid during the Summit of the Americas in Lima. Trump had been scheduled to attend the Americas summit but decided this week to send Pence instead so he could remain in the United ...

Global Media British ministers back action to deter Syrian chemical weapon use
Author: 0 British ministers back action to deter Syrian chemical weapon use

A fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is expected to head to Douma on Saturday. The medics said none of the patients were hurt by chemicals. presidential election and its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad. A rescue worker from the Syria Civil Defence told the organisation he had smelt chlorine in the air after the strike.

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