India woos Bangladesh with $500 mn defence loan, credit

But she insisted that it was ' genuinely difficult' to share Teesta waters during lean season because of a large number of hydel projects upstream in Sikkim that has reduced water volume in the river. Train services connecting West Bengal and Banglad... More..

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North Korea Criticizes US Strikes on Syria as 'Unforgiveable'

Spicer said Trump underscored the need for China to take concrete steps to level the playing field for American workers, stressing repeatedly the need for reciprocal market access. Its U.N. ambassador, Liu Jiey...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

No ANC MP will vote with opposition against Zuma: Mantashe

The ANC's chief whip in parliament, Jackson Mthembu, said the motion was "not only disingenuous, but also highly unfortunate as they seek to suggest that ANC MPs are free agents open to all sorts of mischievous...More..

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Australian PM in India to push bilateral trade deal

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will fly into India on Monday and look to capitalise on Australia's fastest growing education market that has only now recovered from the damage inflicted by a series of racial a...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Macron targets Le Pen over economy in French presidential debate

Macron promoted pro-free market, pro-European views. Not long ago Le Pen's National Front party was considered too far out of the mainstream to be taken seriously. Melenchon, a current European Parliament membe...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Stockholm Attack Suspect Arrested

His application for residency was rejected in June past year and he was being sought by immigration officials, police said. In February his case was handed to police to deport him after he had failed to leave t...More..

Spotify executive among victims of Stockholm terrorist attack
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Spotify executive among victims of Stockholm terrorist attack

Hundreds of people observe a minute of silence at noon on Sergels Torg to remember the victims of Friday's attack in Stockholm . Spotify CEO and cofounder Daniel Ek has paid a moving tribute to Chris Bevi...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

21st Century Fox investigating O'Reilly harassment claims

Lisa Bloom, who represents Walsh, broke the news during an appearance on CNN's Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter on Sunday afternoon, saying that her client's call to the the anonymous hotline for Fox N...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Vimy Ridge focus of tributes

The centennial has stimulated great interest in Canada, and about 25,000 Canadians traveled to the Vimy memorial this week to honor the memory of the men who lived to win a great victory that day or died in the...More..

Northern Ireland Power-Sharing Talks Extended; Parties Trade Blame
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Northern Ireland Power-Sharing Talks Extended; Parties Trade Blame

Brokenshire is chairing talks in Belfast and said they had a duty to victims to address past violence which left 3,637 dead and countless more injured. "Unfortunately, the DUP maintained their position in relat...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

ISIS Announces Its Responsibility for Palm Sunday Bombings in Egypt

At least 43 people were killed in the bombings in the Nile Delta cities of Tanta and Alexandria , which happened as worshipers were gathering to mark Palm Sunday. 44 people were killed and more than 100 injure...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Trump removes top strategist Steve Bannon from the Security Council

Now with the change in place, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will now be regular attendees again at the principals com...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Chinese state media cheer Xi-Trump meeting

THAAD missile defense system created to defend better against ever-growing missile threats from North Korea. "We agreed that there should be strong additional measures based on UN Security Council resolutions...More..

US, Mexico and Canada announce 2026 World Cup bid
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

US, Mexico and Canada announce 2026 World Cup bid

Gulati attempted to deflect questions about a tournament involving the US and Mexico amid President Trump's harsh words toward America's southern neighbor, saying that Trump had given his backing to the proposa...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Haley: "In no way do we see peace" with Assad in power

Speaking on "Fox News Sunday", national security adviser H.R. McMaster left open the possibility of additional U.S. military action against Syria after last week's strike but indicated that the United States ...More..

Hearing of prime truck attack suspect to be held Tuesday: Stockholm court
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Hearing of prime truck attack suspect to be held Tuesday: Stockholm court

Mr Lofven said: "Terrorists want us to be afraid, want us to change our behaviour, want us to not live our lives normally, but that is what we're going to do". If you have been denied a visa you are supposed ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Syrian Refugee Heaps Praise on Trump After Airstrike

In her remarks at a special United Nations session after the strike on the Shairat airbase, Haley on Friday warned the U.S. was "prepared to do more" in response to Syria's use of chemical weapons that kill...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Le Pen radio slip over WWII betrays her fascist roots

Ms Le Pen's rivals in the presidential race were swift to condemn her comments. Middle form left: Jean-Luc Melelchon, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, Nathalie Arthaud, Philippe Poutou. Marine Le Pen pushed him out of th...More..

Iraqi forces battle toward landmark Mosul mosque
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Iraqi forces battle toward landmark Mosul mosque

Numerous displaced have returned to their homes in areas retaken from Islamic State but some, like Saqr, have not yet been allowed to return by the authorities. IS overran large swaths of territory north and we...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Turnbull Praises 'Swift And Just' US Missile Strikes In Syria

For Zarour, the reason for Thursday's missile attack didn't matter. The ships had been pre-positioned in the Mediterranean Sea to respond to Tuesday's chemical strikes. "We can not talk about openly any complic...More..

India woos Bangladesh with defence loan, credit
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

India woos Bangladesh with defence loan, credit

The defence expert further said Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to Delhi is a very important visit, perhaps the most critical visit for Prime Minister Modi in terms of regional cooperation. He s...More..

Carrier group heads to Sea of Japan amid tensions with North Korea
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Carrier group heads to Sea of Japan amid tensions with North Korea

Pyongyang claims US strike on Syria justifies it's push toward "credible" nuclear deterrent. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, H.R. The U.S. Navy's Carl Vinson strike group, comprising an ai...More..

Senate confirms Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch 54-45
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Senate confirms Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch 54-45

On Friday, the Senate confirmed the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch , filling the seat left vacant when Justice Antonin Scalia died in February 2016. The GOP have a 52-48 Senate majority and all of ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Vehicle blast kills government worker in Somali capital

In the first incident, a government official was killed in a auto bomb explosion in Hamar-jejab district in Benadir region in the outskirts of Mogadishu . While Shabaab have lost large swathes of territory and...More..

BC privacy watchdog rejects call for NDP probe
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

BC privacy watchdog rejects call for NDP probe

The B.C. Liberals made the first move with a promise to cap tolls at $500 a year for commuters using the Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges. "For Christy Clark , the person who imposed those tolls on people, ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

2nd suspect arrested as Swedish police reveal 1st sought asylum

The first suspect, a 39-year-old man from the central Asian nation of Uzbekistan, was known to intelligence services before he was arrested on Friday. Ten of the injured people remained in hospital, with two of...More..

United States open to further action on Syria: White House
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

United States open to further action on Syria: White House

Because Assad's forces depend more heavily on barrel bombs in quelling opposition in the civil war, the stance increases the likelihood of additional USA intervention in Syria. Spicer said he can't see Syria be...More..

After bombings, Israel tells citizens to leave Sinai
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

After bombings, Israel tells citizens to leave Sinai

The Islamic State group later claimed responsibility for the attack. The statement said that due to "the increased severity and immediacy of the threat", Yisrael Katz, who doubles as Israel's Transportation...More..

Conflict in Syria set to dominate G7 discussions
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Conflict in Syria set to dominate G7 discussions

But the USA ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, suggested that such a process was doomed as long as Assad was in power. The Labour leader also accused Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson of "encourag...More..

Teething problems for the new 'Nico' in China
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Teething problems for the new 'Nico' in China

Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas missed the chance to join Hamilton on the podium after spinning under the Safety Car while trying to warm his tyres. He had also lost time due to a slow pit stop, but took fu...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Trump's next target is North Korea. US sends aircraft carrier

The warships' deployment, the BBC reported , is being described by U.S. Pacific Command as a way to remain prepared in the region. "The number-one threat in the region continues to be North Korea, due to i...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Neil Gorsuch to be sworn into Supreme Court

But it has not always been thus. Former Justice John Paul Stevens has argued that holding the public ceremony at the court helps drive home the justice's independence from the White House. Although a president ...More..

Most Americans approve of Trump's strike against Syria
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Most Americans approve of Trump's strike against Syria

McMaster said on Fox News Sunday . Eric Trump has said he is "sure" his sister Ivanka used her influence over their father to encourage the United States president to launch military action against Bashar al...More..

Former Texas Tech coach Spike Dykes dies at age 79
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Former Texas Tech coach Spike Dykes dies at age 79

Dykes was 79-years-old. "He did a lot of great things for Texas Tech when they needed that help", McVay said. After retiring in 1999 as Tech's winningest football coach, the city of Lubbock presented Dykes ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Bill O'Reilly harassment claims to be investigated

And when you're a star, they let you do it. Fielding a question from a supporter who said he had lost his coal-mining job, Baldwin answered, "As president, I promise, I'm going to do everything I can to mak...More..