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U.S. says sorry for snooping allegations against British intelligence

U.S. says sorry for snooping allegations against British intelligence Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper, citing unnamed intelligence sources, reported on its website that Spicer and Trump's national security adviser Lieutenant General Herbert McMaster had made formal apologies to Britain. "They are utterly ridiculous and should be ignored", a spokesperson said. Spicer says Trump's charges were based on reporting by a number of news organizations, includin... [Full Article...]

South Korean liberals set to end 9-year conservative rule, brings changes

South Korean liberals set to end 9-year conservative rule, brings changes The USS aircraft carrier Carl Vinson joined the annual U.S. These missiles were launched simultaneously for a reason. "For its part, South Korea should also continue its pressure on China under a solid South Korea-U.S. None of the alternatives to a deal-doing nothing (waiting for North Korea to collapse), doing too little (relying on China to impose sanctions), or doing too much (starting a se... [Full Article...]

We are free to end EU deal on migrants, Turkey warns

We are free to end EU deal on migrants, Turkey warns Simmering tensions between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies boiled over when bitter campaigns were added to the mix last weekend. "We have a readmission deal". Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and Oxfam said the deal exposed migrants to risk and abuse, and accused Europe of setting a risky precedent. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has praised the choice of voters in The N... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis to Visit Egypt in April

Pope Francis to Visit Egypt in April Moreover, the presidency spokesperson noted that Al-Sisi expresses his respect to Pope Francis and to his courageous stances on worldwide issues, adding that Al-Sisi sensed these stances during his previous meeting with Pope Francis in 2014. [Full Article...]

Tillerson Submits to the Gutting of the State Department

Tillerson Submits to the Gutting of the State Department But whereas Spicer still typically gets around to the Washington Posts and NBCs of the world, the State Department is giving access aboard Tillerson's flights exclusively to IJR . McPike also said she prizes objectivity and fairness: "I completely reject the state-run media charge" leveled by some observers. No. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said there was an "element of cost saving... [Full Article...]

Why is Turkey quarrelling with Germany and Netherlands?

Why is Turkey quarrelling with Germany and Netherlands? Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he was forced to keep two Turkish ministers from traveling within the Netherlands and to bar them from campaigning among Turkish voters because Ankara had threatened sanctions against his government. It was not clear whether Wednesday's attack was related to the row with Turkey, which also led to the temporary defacement of numerous small websites in the Nether... [Full Article...]

Trump stands by Obama wiretap charge, shrugs off row with Britain

The White House has provided no proof to support Trump's allegation and the heads of U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels, including from Trump's Republican Party, have rejected it. Merkel was making her first visit to the White House since Trump took office. But Trump declined to offer an apology for the claims, which the British government derided as "ridiculous". [Full Article...]

Punjab: AAP alleges step-motherly treatment at Captain Amarinder's swearing

Punjab: AAP alleges step-motherly treatment at Captain Amarinder's swearing Congress under the leadership of Amarinder had won 77 seats in the 117 member Assembly elections wresting power from the SAD-BJP alliance which was relegated to the third spot with 18 seats. But on March 11, AAP had to face a sobering reality. The BJP has 18 seats and 20 per cent vote share in Karnataka and the Congress 15 seats and 18 per cent vote share in Maharashtra. [Full Article...]

Manoj Sinha Has High Chances to Become Uttar Pradesh CM

Manoj Sinha Has High Chances to Become Uttar Pradesh CM Meanwhile, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh will be attending the swearing in ceremony of UP chief minister to be held on Sunday (today) at Lucknow . However, in choosing these leaders, the BJP has also ignored western and north-western Uttar Pradesh, from where it swept the 2017 elections. Naidu said, "This is a historic win". [Full Article...]

Rajnath frontrunner for UP chief minister

Rajnath frontrunner for UP chief minister Having registered an emphatic win in the recently concluded assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will declare the name of the Chief Minister of the state after a meeting of the BJP's Legislature Party meet tomorrow. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom denies helping Obama spy on Trump

White House press secretary Sean Spicer holds his daily press briefing at the White House in Washington March 16, 2017. "Recent allegations made by media commentator judge Andrew Napolitano about GCHQ being asked to conduct "wiretapping" against the then president-elect are nonsense". [Full Article...]

Dutch PM defends expulsion of 'undesirable' Turkish minister

Dutch PM defends expulsion of 'undesirable' Turkish minister The message is clear: Turks who have chosen to live in Europe are no longer allowed to gather and listen to political figures from Turkey. Turkey had already responded furiously to fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Germany's refusal to give permission for ministers to hold rallies there, with Erdogan comparing such action to "Nazi practices". [Full Article...]

Three inmates escape from Lincoln County jail

Three inmates escape from Lincoln County jail Also inside the trucks were credit cards, which authorities later traced were used in almost 50 miles away in Midwest City, Okla., according to KOCO. All three had been jailed for felony property crimes. Baker weighs approximately 145 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair. Robbins, who is from the Shawnee area, weighs approximately 155 pounds. [Full Article...]

Tillerson's trip to China underlines marked difference in approach toward NK

Tillerson's trip to China underlines marked difference in approach toward NK Tillerson must know this, and so he is ending the possibility of negotiations. The acceleration of the installation of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea and potential installation in Japan may allay some security concerns in Seoul and Tokyo but will not be a silver bullet tackling North Korean brinksmanship. [Full Article...]

Tillerson: Military action against North Korea 'an option on the table'

Tillerson: Military action against North Korea 'an option on the table' Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Asia for his first foray into crisis management, and was to hold talks with South Korea's acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn later, after China challenged him to come up with a new way to confront the North Korean nuclear stand-off. [Full Article...]

Over 83 pc turnout recorded in second phase of polling in Manipur

Over 83 pc turnout recorded in second phase of polling in Manipur Meanwhile, the Election Commission of India has ordered re-poll in 34 polling stations including 12 in Saikul, 6 in Thanlon, 5 each in Andro and Henglep, 3 in Saitu, one each in Saikot Uripok and Singhat, spread across 8 Assembly Constituencies which went to polls in the first phase on March 4. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump denies claiming that he was spied on by GCHQ

Spicer, speaking with reporters following Trump's news conference, said: "I don't think we regret anything". When the issue was raised during Trump's joint conference with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the President said: "We said nothing. [Full Article...]

'China's Thaad position is inappropriate'

'China's Thaad position is inappropriate' South Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam said on Thursday China's retaliation over South Korea's agreement to host a THAAD unit is because of a lack of understanding about the USA missile defense system. Kim Jong-un, like his predecessors in North Korean leadership, is wedded to a position in which military potency is directly tied to his personal position. [Full Article...]

Japan, US agree to urge N. Korea to halt nuke, missile programs

Japan, US agree to urge N. Korea to halt nuke, missile programs While the US and its allies in Seoul and Tokyo implore Beijing to press its economic leverage over North Korea, the Chinese have emphasized their desire to relaunch diplomatic talks - a non-starter for the USA under current conditions. In Beijing, a North Korean diplomat said Thursday that Pyongyang must act in self-defense against the drills, which he said have brought the region to the brink of ... [Full Article...]

Tillerson calls for 'different approach' on N. Korea

Tillerson calls for 'different approach' on N. Korea But he said that by taking other steps, including sanctions, the U.S.is hopeful that North Korea could be persuaded to take a different course before it reaches that point. The leading candidate in the polls, Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party, says he wants to delay installation of a new US anti-missile system, known as THAAD, which is meant to shoot down North Korean missiles. [Full Article...]


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