US, China to work to prevent Korean peninsula conflict: Tillerson

One Beijing-based Western diplomat said it was in Xi's interests to be nice to Trump for now as China does not want any distractions or external instability ahead of a tricky leadership transition at a key Communist Party congress in Beijing, likely ... More..

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Trump expects 'very difficult' meeting with Chinese President next week

Ahead of the meeting, Trump signed executive orders on Friday aimed at identifying abuses that are causing massive US trade deficits and clamping down on non-payment of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on i...More..

Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra, brother arrested by Delhi police
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra, brother arrested by Delhi police

The two will be produced in the Patiala House Court of Delhi today after 2 PM. The case relates to a project named Habitat Apartments in Greater Noida, whose buyers accused them of not completing the project ...More..

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Behind the Striking Viral Photo From the Russian Protests

A series of anti-corruption protests swept through Russian Federation on Sunday, leading to the arrest of hundreds of demonstrators, including top Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny. "You are the country's best peop...More..

SC puts on hold 25-yr age bar for NEET candidates
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

SC puts on hold 25-yr age bar for NEET candidates

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had this year fixed the upper age limit for taking NEET at 25 years. The court said it would determine the validity of the CBSE notification in July and added...More..

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Tillerson Makes Big Break From Obama's Syria Policy

Although the disagreement centers on tactics for a long-planned assault on IS's self-declared capital of Raqqa, Turkey's long-term security is also at stake. We look to Turkey as a key partner for stabilization...More..

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Trump's trade orders 'not about China'

President Donald Trump on Friday vowed to root out unfair trade practices around the world and target countries that contribute to America's substantial trade deficit . I'm doing a job for the American worke...More..

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White House signals it can live without border wall funds

Trump made the construction of a border wall to stem the flow of illegal immigration a centerpiece of his presidential campaign. The Senate Homeland Security Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the bo...More..

Civilian casualties in Iraq, Syria undercut US victories
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Civilian casualties in Iraq, Syria undercut US victories

The Islamic State has started using more sinister tactics in the five-month long fight for Mosul, a sign the terror group is getting even more desperate as its numbers dwindle, a spokesman for the US -led coali...More..

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Devin Nunes' Intelligence Information Reportedly Came From Two White House Officials

But he raised concerns that Trump officials may have used Nunes to "launder information to our committee to avoid the true source". " This issue is not going to distract us from doing our Russian Federation i...More..

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Palestinian, UN alarm after Israel approves new settlement

The global community regards all Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories as illegal and a major obstacle to Middle East peace. "The fact they are coming now and saying they are building ...More..

Venezuela leader urges court to review ruling on congress
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Venezuela leader urges court to review ruling on congress

In what is being called a point of no return, Wednesday night's ruling effectively shuts down the opposition-controlled National Assembly. The pro-Maduro court has annulled numerous National Assembly's deci...More..

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Australia and China reach agreements aimed at increasing trade

In reference to widespread concerns over China's activities in the disputed South China Sea, Mr Li said Beijing is not militarising the waterway, claiming defence equipment it has installed on artificial isla...More..

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Trump Walks Out Of Executive Order Ceremony Without Signing, Ignores Questions

Treasury Department, not that of Congress". Trump made his latest move Friday in his effort to reshape U.S. trade policies and address the US' half-trillion-dollar trade deficit. During his campaign trail, Tr...More..

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Environment Ministry concerned by US climate change move

Trump's actions this week won't employ many coal miners, but it should be an employment boom for the lawyers. Trump's order does not reverse laws in 29 states that promote clean energy instead of coal . ...More..

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Russian opposition leader jailed over anti-graft protests

The crowds gathered to protest government corruption, with many people calling for Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's resignation. "There were reports of 2,000 people showing up in Novosibirsk in Siberia, we ha...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

The US Is Dropping More Bombs On ISIS Than Ever Before

Western Mosul is densely populated and has proven to be a much more hard fight for Iraqi and coalition forces, which have resorted to greater use of artillery and airstrikes to clear and hold territory. "We can...More..

Spicer Tells Reporter He Is Interpreting Yates Letter in 'Plain English'
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Spicer Tells Reporter He Is Interpreting Yates Letter in 'Plain English'

Sally Q. Yates, then the U.S. deputy attorney general, speaks during a press conference at the Department of Justice on June 28, 2016 in Washington , DC. "While the White House initially refused to comment, S...More..

Venezuelan authorities try to defuse court row
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Venezuelan authorities try to defuse court row "coup", urge review

An opposition supporter holds a Venezuelan flag with a sign that reads "No more dictatorship" during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government, in Caracas , Venezuela, on March 30, 201...More..

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Thousands throng McGuinness funeral in Derry

The presence of former political enemies inside a Derry Catholic church at a requiem mass for Martin McGuinness is the ultimate monument to his legacy, mourners at his funeral heard. Police commanders, Protes...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Malaysia surrenders Kim Jong-nam's body

Kim Jong-nam, the elder half-brother of North Korea's unpredictable leader Kim Jong-un, was killed at the airport on February 13th in an incident involving VX nerve agent , a chemical so lethal the United Nati...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Flynn Offers To Testify On Russia Influence, Wants Immunity

Trump's tweet was his first comment on the announcement by Flynn's attorney Robert Kelner late Thursday that Flynn is talking to the House and Senate intelligence committees about immunity in exchange for spe...More..

Russia-US Relations 'Maybe Even Worse' Than Cold War: Kremlin Spokesman
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Russia-US Relations 'Maybe Even Worse' Than Cold War: Kremlin Spokesman

Peskov cited Obama Administration sanctions as a sign of worsening relations, and complained about U.S. media "slander" in relation to allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections. "S...More..

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Netanyahu warmly praises Trump administration in AIPAC video feed

He thanked the new Republican president for a recent US budget request that "leaves military aid to Israel fully funded". "We said, 'The days of Israel-bashing are over, '" Haley told AIPAC on Monday. As Pe...More..

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Turkey criticizes USA arrests in Iran sanctions case

Such conspiracy theories often include suspicions that the USA either had a hand in or at least had advance knowledge of the coup, which US officials have denied. But Tillerson did not appear willing to withdra...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Ahmed Kathrada, icon of South Africa's freedom struggle, dies

Kathrada passed away peacefully after a short period of illness, following surgery to the brain . "This is great loss to the ANC, the broader liberation movement and South Africa as a whole", Balton said ...More..

Park Geun-hye: South Korea's former president arrested over corruption allegations
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Park Geun-hye: South Korea's former president arrested over corruption allegations

Park, who went through a almost nine-hour-warrant hearing, and waited another eight hours at the nearby Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office during the judge's deliberation, left to her next destination...More..

Paul Ryan a convenient scapegoat for Trump's failure
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Paul Ryan a convenient scapegoat for Trump's failure

But now Trump may perceive Ryan as a burden rather than someone who can help enact his agenda reported Boyle. After briefing Ryan about the information, Nunes also briefed Trump without providing the informat...More..

Turkey uses 'Nazi' out of friendly 'worry': Deputy PM
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Turkey uses 'Nazi' out of friendly 'worry': Deputy PM

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said he anxious that the conflict would spill over to ties between citizens of German and Turkish descent. "President Erdogan, do not endanger what you and others have...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

French election: Top candidates trade barbs in first debate

Francis Fillon, the former frontrunner who's now trailing, said in August France should not "be blamed just for wanting to share and spread its culture to the people of Africa ". "The EU has locked us up". ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Hannity sides with Freedom Caucus over Trump

One popular comment stated, "We must unite with the freedom caucus or be deadlocked totally". He later added: "Where are @RepMarkMeadows , @Jim_Jordan and @Raul_Labrador? #RepealANDReplace #Obamacare ", ...More..

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NTSB to begin probe of Texas bus-truck crash that killed 13

The group, all elderly members of the First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, were driving home from a choir retreat in Leakey. Eva Lott, director of Oakwood Counseling Center, which is providing services to t...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Speaker Paul Ryan Opposes Health Care Talks With Dems

Last week, the Republicans attempted to repeal and replace the ACA with their own plan, but it didn't pass. The members of the House Freedom Caucus understand that any Obamacare repeal must deliver on Preside...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Turkey ends its military operation in Syria

He said options to defeat IS "anywhere Daesh shows its face" were hard. But the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies remain at loggerheads over Washington's support for the Syrian Kurdish PYD and...More..

Derry mourns McGuinness as remains carried home
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Derry mourns McGuinness as remains carried home

McGuinness' Sinn Fein party said he died in a hospital in his hometown of Londonderry following a short illness. While former Democratic Unionist leader Mr Robinson is expected at the funeral, by 6.30pm on We...More..