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Croatia First in European Union by Growth in Number of Citizenships Granted

Croatia First in European Union by Growth in Number of Citizenships Granted The number of people seeking British citizenship also rose by 27 per cent to 149,372 in 2016. Nearly one million people obtained citizenship in a European Union country in 2016 and Italy was the State that granted most applications, Eurostat said on Monday. [Full Article...]

S. Korea to start long journey of peace, prosperity on peninsula: president

S. Korea to start long journey of peace, prosperity on peninsula: president The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) planned to hold more working-level talks this week to prepare for the upcoming inter-Korean summit later this month, Seoul's unification ministry said Monday. [Full Article...]

European Union seeds VC investments with "VentureEU" fund

European Union seeds VC investments with The event highlighted how blockchain will work with other next-generation technologies to create a more digitally friendly and capable Europe. US Venture capitalists have invested only around €6.5 billion in Europe since 2016, compared to around €40 billion invested across the Atlantic. [Full Article...]

What does it take to secure the US-Mexico border today?

What does it take to secure the US-Mexico border today? Two helicopters lifted off Friday night from Austin, the state capital, to head south. Mr Trump wants illegal immigrants to be held in detention while they wait to hear if they will be deported, instead of being freed. About 250 troops will be sent by Monday to the state's 1,254-mile long border with Mexico, Army National Guard Brig. "The lawlessness that continues at our southern border is ... [Full Article...]

Gardiner apologises for remarks on Belfast Agreement

Gardiner apologises for remarks on Belfast Agreement A Labour frontbencher denounced one of the party's key Brexit policies in a questions session at a think-tank, a recording obtained by the BBC reveals. The latest spat between Mr Woodcock and local party members is believed to concern the MP's recent statements made in the House of Commons criticising Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn over his stance on the suspected Russian poisoning of former do... [Full Article...]

Burma: Reuters journalists to stay in jail

Burma: Reuters journalists to stay in jail Two Reuters journalists who're in jail in Myanmar have failed to win their freedom after a judge rejected a request for the case against them to be dismissed. On Tuesday, seven of those soldiers were sentenced to 10 years in prison with hard labour. The army has claimed the Rohingya men were "terrorists" but has not presented any evidence to back up the claim. [Full Article...]

Congress say donations, contributions are their main sources of income

Congress say donations, contributions are their main sources of income Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP has witnessed an exponential rise in party's income, during the financial year 2016-17, claimed a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). Donations and/or contributions, according to the report, are one of three sources of incomes declared by the political parties. The maximum expenditure for BJP during FY 2016-17 was towards Election/ General... [Full Article...]

United Nations watchdog to probe Syria chemical attack

Activists and monitoring groups said the death toll numbered at least 60 people and injured more than 1,000 others. The US president spoke twice this week with French President Emmanuel Macron to co-ordinate a Syria response, said a person familiar with the matter. [Full Article...]

Trump cancels South America trip to address Syria threat

Trump also discussed Syria with French President Emanuel Macron, who said Tuesday that France would decide in the coming days on "a strong and joint response" with the US and Britain to the suspected attack. Trump on Tuesday cancelled plans to travel to South America later this week, choosing to stay in the United States to manage the response to the events in Syria . [Full Article...]

Russian Federation vetoes UNSC resolution on Syria chemical weapons probe

Russian Federation vetoes UNSC resolution on Syria chemical weapons probe Last night, Trump said "nothing is off the table" in Syria and has vowed to respond "forcefully". Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, combs her hair before the start of a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at U.N. [Full Article...]

PSEB Class 10, 12 Board Exam Results Expected This Month

PSEB Class 10, 12 Board Exam Results Expected This Month Amiya got the question paper that her brother Althaf had attempted in 2016. Upon detecting the mistake, Ameeya and her parents filed complaints to CBSE chairperson as well as to the regional officer of CBSE at Thiruvananthapuram. When contacted the CBSE regional office refused to make any comment. A copy of the email obtained under RTI has also been produced before the high court by the petition... [Full Article...]

Airlines Warned To Exercise Caution Ahead Of Possible Strikes In Syria

Airlines Warned To Exercise Caution Ahead Of Possible Strikes In Syria Eurocontrol, an European Union body responsible for handling air traffic over the continent, has issued a Rapid Alert Notification to flight operators in the eastern Mediterranean, warning them to be ready for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation rocket launches into Syria. [Full Article...]

Fossil revealed to belong to one of the largest animals ever

Fossil revealed to belong to one of the largest animals ever That wasn't the case for the ichthyosaur, a giant aquatic dinosaur that swam the oceans of the Triassic period: these giant, finned lizards were predators and fed on everything from fish to squid. Massare of SUNY at Brockport explained the process through which they determined the size of the animal from the bone fragments they found. The reassembled jaw bone, which belonged to the 85-foot ichth... [Full Article...]

Russia's Lavrov says accepted invitation to visit North Korea

No date has been announced as yet for the Russian diplomat's return visit. "This all strengthens the isolationist, consolidating logic of a besieged fortress", Andrei Kolesnikov, a domestic policy specialist at the Carnegie Moscow Centre, said of the sanctions and Syria developments. [Full Article...]

Mass media: Airbase in Homs targeted in missile attack

Mass media: Airbase in Homs targeted in missile attack The fabrication of news based on alleged evidence produced by the organization "White Helmets", known for being involved in cases of tampered attacks against civilians, just as it happened previous year, says the note. President Donald Trump has promised a "big price to pay" for the suspected chemical attack. The UN Security Council will meet twice on Monday following rival requests by Russian... [Full Article...]

Siria, cacciatorpediniere Usa verso la costa. Russian Federation invia jet di disturbo

Siria, cacciatorpediniere Usa verso la costa. Russian Federation invia jet di disturbo Secondo fonti non ufficiali, i loro corpi sono stati trasferiti in Iran dove si svolgeranno le cerimonie funebri. La difesa aerea siriana dice di aver intercettato e abbattuto otto dei missili che hanno attaccato. "La Russia e l'Iran sono responsabili per il sostegno all'Animale Assad ". Sia nel caso dell'attacco di Assad che di quello americano non ci sono certezze. [Full Article...]

Woman's butchered torso found in Brooklyn park

Woman's butchered torso found in Brooklyn park Someone walking their dog in the park saw the remains, covered by leaves, and called police at about 6:10 p.m. Monday, NYPD spokesman said. - Derick Waller (@wallerABC7) April 10, 2018Canarsie Park woman's dismembered body found: " the body couldn't have been there that long, this is a very busy park ". [Full Article...]

U.S. and Russian Federation fight at United Nations over Syria chemical weapons attacks

In April 2017, Donald Trump ordered strikes on a military base in Syria in response to a gas attack blamed on the Syrian regime that killed more than 80 civilians. Russian UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia responded that no one gave the United States or the West "the authority to act as gendarmes, policemen of the world", and demanded that they "return to the legal fold". [Full Article...]

China Files Trade Case Against US Over Trump's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

China Files Trade Case Against US Over Trump's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs China claims the duties of 25% and 10% on imports of its steel and aluminium products violate global trade rules. China has filed a trade complaint at the WTO over the U.S.'s Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs. China Baowu Steel Group President Chen Derong said Tuesday that the U.S.'s tariff on steel would have limited effect on Chinese exports, Reuters reported. [Full Article...]

China defends military buildup in South China Sea

China defends military buildup in South China Sea It shows a suspected jammer system with its antenna extended on Mischief Reef, one of seven Spratly outcrops where China has built fortified artificial islands since 2014, moving sand onto rocks and reefs and paving them over with concrete. [Full Article...]


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