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Government should not treat farmers as vote banks: Congress

Government should not treat farmers as vote banks: Congress While Madhya Pradesh is already in the thick of farm loan waiver demands, it is well on the cards that Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Karnataka will follow suit. He said higher production of foodgrains should translate into prosperity for farmers and higher income for them. "This will increase suicide rates among those small farmers who do not qualify for the relief because they borrowed from Ar... [Full Article...]

U.S. sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

Earlier this year, Beijing called on Pyongyang to suspend its nuclear and missile testing while calling on the United States to stop military exercises on and near the Korean Peninsula, which North Korea sees as a threat to its sovereignty. [Full Article...]

Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked

He died while receiving treatment at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center . After reports of the University of Virginia student being given daily beatings, President Trump vowed to deal with the North Korean brutality. "It really is a tragedy". Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a com. If they are unable to do so, the USA, with its allies, will! ... [Full Article...]

Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'

Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out' The North Korean government said Warmbier contracted botulism shortly after his imprisonment and became comatose after taking a sleeping pill. Barack Obama didn't attack Donald Trump in his issued statement , but let it be known that he had his own response to the criticism that he didn't do enough to bring Otto Warmbier home from North Korea . [Full Article...]

United States forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates

United States forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates The coalition confirmed that on Sunday, it shot down a Syrian bomber which attacked US-backed fighters attempting to oust Islamic State . The armed drone was determined to be a threat and was shot down by a U.S. Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said Tuesday the "operational achievement was much smaller" than what has been reported. "The US position militarily is weaker and any sign of a lack of u... [Full Article...]

London van attack treated as an act of terror

London police chief Cressida Dick said the incident was "quite clearly an attack on Muslims" and promised a stepped-up police presence near mosques as the Islamic month of Ramadan draws to a close . People at the scene described how he allegedly shouted "I'm going to kill all Muslims" - I did my bit' after attacking the crowd gathered on the pavement. [Full Article...]

Diplomatic efforts intensify to resolve Gulf dispute

Diplomatic efforts intensify to resolve Gulf dispute Though Trump again said countries must eliminate funding streams for terror groups, the White House said he focused on the need for the region's various US allies to stick together. He also said in another tweet that his recent visit to Saudi Arabia was "paying off" due to his warnings on funding terror. Egypt and Bahrain kept up pressure on Qatar on Thursday, giving no indication after talks ... [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho caught up in Spain tax scandal

Last week, Cristiano Ronaldo was accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding Spanish authorities of $16.4 million in tax between 2011 and 2014. "I want to talk with him", the long-serving Real president told Onda Cero . According to Forbes, since extending his contract until 2021 in November, Ronaldo has been the highest paid sports star in the world with $93m in 2016-17. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid president downplays Ronaldo's exit talk

Real Madrid president downplays Ronaldo's exit talk He always told me he is at ease in Real Madrid . " I am sure that Cristiano complies with his tax duties, it must be a confusion that will be cleared ". Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are represented by Portuguese agent Jorge Mendes . He has also helped his team to win two La Liga titles after joining it on transfer from Manchester United for a ten record 80 million pounds in 2009. [Full Article...]

Ukrainian President Poroshenko Meets, Briefly, With President Trump

Ukrainian President Poroshenko Meets, Briefly, With President Trump The presidency updated today's agenda last night and included the meeting between the Republican and Poroshenko , in which Pence and national security adviser, Herbert McMaster, will be also involved. Peter Harrell a sanctions expert at the Center for a New American Security said he saw the bill, which is now headed to the U.S. House of Representatives, as a sign that lawmakers were "skeptical of... [Full Article...]

Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea

The family of an American college student who died days after being released from North Korea in a coma says the 22-year-old "has completed his journey home". READ: How Many People Are Imprisoned In North Korea After Release Of Otto Warmbier? The tour operator said that it was denied any opportunity to meet with Warmbier after his detention, and that the way it was handled was "appalling". [Full Article...]

Cuomo, Trump lawyer clash over Russian Federation probe

Sekulow said that Trump's successful use of social media will be "studied" decades from now. "The president has not been and is not under investigation", lawyer Jay Sekelow has declared repeatedly the past few days, only to add to the statement Monday that he didn't know for certain if that was true. [Full Article...]

Saudi king names son as crown prince

Mohammed bin Salman has always had a visible role in the government, and was spearheading the kingdom's attempts to wean itself off oil as part of an economic strategy announced previous year. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, a Seattle-based research fellow at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, says the appointment of Mohammed bin Salman could set Saudi policy for dec... [Full Article...]

Man 'neutralised' after bomb attack on Brussels train station

A man wearing an explosive belt was neutralized following reports of large explosions at Brussels Central Station. There were reports of a small explosion being heard on Tuesday night, local time. Eyewitnesses tweeted photos of a fire at the Brussels Central Station. Armed patrols, including a bomb disposal unit, surrounded the station. "It's one of three train stations in Brussels ... [Full Article...]

Uddhav warns of big step if loan waiver not implemented by July

He added that if the next President proves to be beneficial for the country, "then make anybody". Shiv Sena, which has often been critical of the BJP and the Modi government, recently suggested the name of MS Swaminathan, the father of India's Green Revolution and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat as its presidential choices. [Full Article...]

Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'

Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop' KENYON: Well, that is a question a lot of people will be having. Israel is also concerned about Iran's missile launches and has deployed a multilayered missile-defense system. And the big concern, of course, with Iranian missiles would be longer-range missiles - ones capable, say, of reaching Israel. How does that fit in here? US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies during a Stat... [Full Article...]

United States shoots down pro-Assad drone in Syria

United States shoots down pro-Assad drone in Syria A written statement from the USA coalition in Iraq said a US F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian Government SU-22 after it dropped bombs near soldiers from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The agreement covers four zones in Syria where the rebels are fighting pro-government forces. The U.S. military has confirmed it killed a top Islamic State cleric in an airstrike. [Full Article...]

Ex-Ipswich mayor charged with extortion

Ex-Ipswich mayor charged with extortion Mr Pisasale's friend, barrister Sam Di Carlo, said the then-mayor had agreed to a request from him to pass the money on to a Chinese client as part of a court settlement. Council chief executive Jim Lindsay said the charges related exclusively to the alleged personal misconduct of Mr Pisasale. Following his arrest , a CCC spokesman said the charges had "nothing to do with the fifty grand" found... [Full Article...]

US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border It was believed to be the first air-to-air kill of a manned aircraft by a USA military jet since the Kosovo campaign in 1999. With the skies over Syria growing increasingly crowded, a statement from the Australian Defence Department released in the capital, Canberra, said that "Australian Defence Force protection is regularly reviewed in response to a range of potential threats". [Full Article...]

TS Bret causes heavy flooding, power outages in Trinidad

TS Bret causes heavy flooding, power outages in Trinidad Meanwhile, tropical storm Bret is expected to begin weakening later Tuesday and dissipate on Thursday. The storm is packing heavy rain, with between four and eight inches likely as it moves north and up to 10 inches possible for parts of the gulf coast, including the Florida Panhandle. [Full Article...]


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