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Boris Johnson calls off Russian Federation visit

The hotline's primary intent is to ensure Russian planes conducting combat missions in Syria's skies don't stumble into an accident or confrontation with aircraft flown by the USA -led coalition fighting an Islamic State insurgency in the north of the country. [Full Article...]

Trump, Abe discuss response to alleged DPRK missile launch

In an interview with the Financial Times , Trump said that the USA would be "totally" willing to "solve" the nuclear threat from North Korea with or without China's help. -China summit at which North Korea's accelerating atomic weapons program is set to top the agenda. Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has said that a war on the Korean peninsula would dwarf the violence seen in the Korean ... [Full Article...]

Hit by liquor ban, Daman, Goa and others seek National Highway denotification

The top court by its December 15, 2016 order had banned the liquor shops within 500 metres on the either side of the national and state highways. The judge, who was part of the bench that had passed the main order last December, said there is empirical evidence to show drinking and driving on highways is a "chief cause" for road accident deaths. [Full Article...]

They are narrow-minded, Yogi Adityanath on refusal to sing 'Vande Mataram'

They are narrow-minded, Yogi Adityanath on refusal to sing 'Vande Mataram' Nobody, before them (BJP) raised this issue. This is a well-planned conspiracy", Tyagi told ANI. Yogi Adityanath said not singing Vande Mataram is a serious issue and it needed to be addressed. However, some councillors objected to the proposal and it led to ruckus and disruption of the proceedings of the House. A BJP leader had moved court seeking a national policy to promote Vande Mataram... [Full Article...]

Trump, Xi meet again - in shadow of missile strikes

North Korea is a hot issue that China would rather not deal with, but Trump is unlikely to let Xi off easy. Chinese President Xi Jinping met with President Trump at the southern White House this week (Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida) to discuss a number of issues from trade to security. [Full Article...]

Is Assad to blame for the chemical weapons attack in Syria?

Is Assad to blame for the chemical weapons attack in Syria? They said American officials asked the Russians on Friday if the military talks would continue. 'We learned of the American threat and the expected military bombardment on Syrian territory, ' a source told AFP. Russian Federation also called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss the U.S. missile strikes. Also, the strikes took out the air defense system, all the airc... [Full Article...]

US strike on Syria is widely praised, but angers Russia

According to local residents, the Russian military, which supports the Assad regime, had used this base in 2016, but had previously removed their officials leaving the base to be run by the Syrian and Iranian military. CNN's military analysts said the Tomahawk was a good choice for this kind of attack. "One of our air bases in the central region was exposed at dawn today to a missile strike by ... [Full Article...]

Basque Separatist Group ETA Says It Has Handed Over Arms

Basque Separatist Group ETA Says It Has Handed Over Arms In a statement on its website, IVC said that it received "from Jean-Noël Etcheverry, a representative of Basque civil society, information regarding the location of Eta's weapons, ammunition and explosives. A spokesman for the ruling party in the Basque Country's regional government in Spain called the disarmament "historically relevant". "All the victims are part of this success". [Full Article...]

Final push on Raqa to begin in days, says France

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF ), a Kurdish-Arab alliance, has been working for months to encircle Raqa. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have ratcheted up the pressure on IS in Syria since the USA airlifted hundreds of SDF fighters, US military advisers, and US artillery behind IS lines on March 21. [Full Article...]

Four race will run until the final day, claims Guardiola

Four race will run until the final day, claims Guardiola Just two minutes later, a cross from Jesus Navas went in off of Hull defender Ahmed Elmohamady for a 1-0 lead. Only three minutes following the break, Pep Guardiola's side were two up, when a lovely run from Raheem Sterling ended with a cutback for Sergio Aguero, who lashed it into the net. [Full Article...]

Statement by President Juncker on the Situation in Syria

Statement by President Juncker on the Situation in Syria U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday assured Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of continued U.S. support to defeat Islamic State, the Iraqi government said in a statement. "We [Iraq] are calling for a rapid and accurate global investigation and condemnation of the party who committed [the attack]", the statement read. The prime minister highlighted the importance of defeating the Daesh ... [Full Article...]

South African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dead at 87

South African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dead at 87 Like Mandela, Kathrada's activism also extended to the Palestinian struggle, which he was vocally supportive of. Neeshan Balton , the foundation's executive director, said Kathrada, known to Mandela and others by the nickname "Kathy", "breathed his last today". [Full Article...]

Pickering man under arrest for second degree murder of pregnant wife

Pickering man under arrest for second degree murder of pregnant wife A single suspect is being sought by police, who have not released a description or details of the suspect's connection to the woman. She was nine months pregnant, and the baby did not survive. Goberdhan's death marks Durham region's fifth homicide of the year. Another neighbour said she had recently seen Goberdhan out walking, and that she had wished her luck with her pregnancy. [Full Article...]

North Korea calls US strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

The letter, addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), also stated that, "The United States will take additional action, as necessary and appropriate, to further its important national interests". Hussein says he and others are skeptical that the U.S.is truly concerned about their welfare. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said President Vladimir Putin considers... [Full Article...]

Trump, Xi meet again _ in shadow of missile strikes on Syria

Trump, Xi meet again _ in shadow of missile strikes on Syria Su Ge, president of the China Institute of International Studies, said the meeting will see the two leaders "make top-level designs for the ties between the two major countries", search for more common interests and chart a course for bilateral ties. [Full Article...]

Presidential election sees upheaval but no change in outlook

They included fast-talking autoworker Philippe Poutou, who featured widely on social media after taking on Le Pen and Fillon over their legal problems in unusually blunt language. Ever since she took over the party from her father in 2011, Marine Le Pen has attempted to clean out the party and remove its reputation for anti-Semitism. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice The Senate voted to change its rules to prohibit a procedural tactic called a filibuster against Supreme Court nominees, paving the way for Gorsuch to be confirmed with a simple majority. The U.S. Senate confirmed Gorsuch by a 54 to 45 vote. "That's a recipe for more conflict and bad blood between the parties, not less", warned Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. [Full Article...]

Was Trump's Strike on Syria Legal?

At the time , several American ships in the Mediterranean were poised to launch missiles, only for Obama to abruptly pull back after key U.S. ally Britain and the U.S. The United States notified Russian Federation ahead of the strike, to avoid any possible misinterpretation, the officials explained. There's no evidence that chemical weapons were stockpiled at the Shayrat airfield targeted by th... [Full Article...]

NewsAlert: Authorities say Stockholm truck attack suspect is Uzbekistan-born man

The 70-year-old monarch says "Sweden is, has always been, and will continue to be a safe and peaceful country". Glen Foran, an Australian tourist, told the Reuters news agency: "I turned around and saw a big truck coming towards me". He was shot dead by police at the Palace of Westminster after he fatally wounded PC Keith Palmer. Six people died in total. In July 2016, more than 80 people wer... [Full Article...]

Samantha Bee introduces Hillary Clinton as Hermione Granger and she's right

Samantha Bee introduces Hillary Clinton as Hermione Granger and she's right In the same breath, she called the hacking "more effective theft even than Watergate" and called for an independent bipartisan investigation that looks at whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation in the effort. She also criticized the broader, male-dominated political culture in Washington. There is that classic picture of all of them - men - sitting around deciding how they wer... [Full Article...]


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