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US imposes sanctions on brother of Iranian general

Qasem Soleimani had previously been designated and become subject to U.S. sanctions on terrorism allegations. Sohrab Soleimani is the supervisor of the Office of the Deputy for Security and Law Enforcement of the State Prisons Organisation, according to a US Treasury statement. [Full Article...]

Suspect in triple shooting in Fresno, Calif., says he hates whites

Dyer said Muhammad approached a vehicle in between shootings, but he spared the lives of two Latina women who were in the auto with a child. "This is exclusively based on race". The blanket was later removed and replaced by black screens, from which a pair of feet in black shoes and white socks could be seen. He aimed at a third, killing the 37-year-old on the sidewalk as he walked with a bag of g... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation suspends communication hotline with Pentagon after United States air strike on Syria

Russian Federation suspends communication hotline with Pentagon after United States air strike on Syria Meanwhile, Syrian state media reported that Russian Federation and Iran are drawing red lines after the USA strike. Russian minister for foreign affairs Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Britain said on Sunday Russia bore responsibility by proxy for civilian deaths in Syria last week caused by a poison gas attack that Washington says was carried out by the Moscow-backed government of Syrian President Basha... [Full Article...]

Pence makes surprise stop to demilitarised zone during Korea trip

Pence makes surprise stop to demilitarised zone during Korea trip McMaster said the launch "fits a pattern of provocative and destabilizing and threatening behavior" on North Korea's part. An attempted missile launch by North Korea on Sunday failed, United States and South Korean defense officials told CNN . [Full Article...]

Reach out to underprivileged Muslims, Modi tells BJP leaders

The Prime Minister also hailed the efforts of party President saying that he was the ideal model of an able strategist. Noting that Modi had worked hard and translated his words into action, the political resolution said: "The BJP calls upon the people of our country to take a pledge to form a government under the leadership of Narendra Modi in 2019 in order to have the continuity of development... [Full Article...]

Brave Efforts at Vimy Ridge Remembered

The official anniversary of Vimy Ridge, which featured four Canadian divisions fighting together as a unit for the first time to take the almost impossible ridge from German defenders is April 9, although the battle stretched on four days. PARIS (AP) — More than 20,000 people, majority Canadians, attended a solemn ceremony Sunday to commemorate a World War I battle in northern France that remains ... [Full Article...]

UK early election set for June 8

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in comments to the Funke newspaper group published Tuesday that "any long uncertainty definitely will not do political and economic relations between Europe and Britain any good". "That is why Labour did not frustrate the article 50 process in parliament". May is capitalizing on her runaway lead in the opinion polls and she could win around 100 additio... [Full Article...]

Detained opposition activists say Venezuela authorities tortured them

Also for Wednesday, a coalition of opposition parties are organizing protests demanding a referendum to impeach President Nicolas Maduro , who has come under increasing pressure, both in Venezuela and overseas. The Venezuelan President, Nicholas Maduro , has criticized eleven other countries for "rude meddling" ahead of planned protests against his government. [Full Article...]

Afghan officials claim over 90 Isis militants killed in MOAB strike

A Ministry of Defense official had said Friday that the number of dead could rise as officials assessed the bomb site in Achin district. USA and Afghan forces at the site saw "no evidence of civilian casualties", he added. The unprecedented attack triggered global shock waves, with some condemning the use of Afghanistan as what they said was a testing ground for the weapon, and against a mil... [Full Article...]

J&K Cabinet urges parents to counsel youth to stay away from protests

J&K Cabinet urges parents to counsel youth to stay away from protests The Kashmir Valley witnessed massive violence during the Srinagar-Budgam Lok Sabha by-poll on April 9, in which eight civilians were killed in security forces firing during clashes with protesters. The Chief Minister directed the security forces to exercise maximum restraint while performing their duties in provocative situations and follow strictly the laid down SOPs in such cases. [Full Article...]

China approves 3 Ivanka trademarks on day she met President Xi Jinping

China approves 3 Ivanka trademarks on day she met President Xi Jinping Since Donald Trump won the United States presidency, foreign offices have been quick to grant the Trump family's trademark applications, and the Chinese market could be a particularly lucrative one for Ivanka. It's been a long and tumultuous journey for the eponymous clothing line founded by Ivanka Trump , first daughter and newly-appointed assistant to the President. [Full Article...]

ISIS: US 'being run by an idiot'

ISIS: US 'being run by an idiot' Targeting Trump directly for the first time since he took office, the ISIS terror group in the 36-minute audio released by its spokesperson Abu Hasan al-Muhajir yesterday called him an Arabic term that means an "idiot", saying the US President does not know anything about Islam, NBC News reported . [Full Article...]

Marcus Rashford reacts to Manchester United's 2-0 win over Chelsea

United had failed to beat Chelsea in their last 12 games but they were the undisputed better side on Sunday and they seized the moment to condemn the table toppers to a rare defeat. Liverpool legend Graeme Souness says Manchester United's victory over Chelsea will prove a one-off. Perhaps even more pleasing for Mourinho was seeing his attackers take their chances; especially without Zlatan I... [Full Article...]

Theresa May to seek general election on 8 June

Standing outside 10 Downing Street, May said she would ask the House of Commons today to back her call for an election, just two years after the last vote and three years before the next scheduled date in May 2020. "Now we will be much freer", she told The Sun. The PM now enjoys a working majority of just 17. Mrs May indicated that Conservative candidates will be expected to sign up to her elect... [Full Article...]

Marcelo: No easy games for Real Madrid after Gijon scare

Marcelo: No easy games for Real Madrid after Gijon scare The 24-year-old's brace kept Zinedine Zidane's men three points above Barcelona with a game in hand, with his second goal , in the 90th minute of the match, proving the victor. We need everyone and everyone responds". Isco received Lucas Vazquez's pass inside a crowded penalty area but somehow dribbled past two Sporting defenders before curling the ball into the top corner. [Full Article...]

Two Deadly Blasts Hit Coptic Churches In Egypt

Two Deadly Blasts Hit Coptic Churches In Egypt The jihadist group further said that the blasts were carried out by two suicide bombers - one targeted St George's Coptic church in Tanta, leaving 27 dead. "In these hard and challenging times ", Tveit added, " the WCC calls particularly on religious and national leaders to support the people in Egypt as they affirm life and engage in countering negative trends through peaceful means, such as p... [Full Article...]

PA State Police: "Facebook Killer" Stephens Killed Himself in Erie County

Facebook plans to work with developers this year to come up with more augmented reality games and other uses, Zuckerberg said. Police credited that tip with ending the three-day manhunt for Stephens, who was on the run since Sunday after murdering a stranger in Cleveland and posting the footage on Facebook. [Full Article...]

US VP Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 per cent'

US VP Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 per cent' Vice President Mike Pence says North Korea is getting the message that it needs to walk away from its "reckless" nuclear activity. Pence struck a stern tone as he began talks with Abe and other Japanese leaders after arriving at a USA naval base from South Korea. [Full Article...]

Prosecutors indict Park Geun-hye on bribery charges

Prosecutors indict Park Geun-hye on bribery charges Park was indicted Monday on multiple charges, including abuse of power, coercion, attempted coercion, receiving bribes from a third party, demanding bribes from a third party and the leaking of confidential official information, prosecutors said. [Full Article...]

Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

Tillerson notes that Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terrorism and that President Donald Trump had ordered the review with that in mind. The nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, was signed in Vienna in July 2015. [Full Article...]


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