Hindu hardliner sworn in as leader of India's most populous state

Addressing his first press conference after assuming office, the CM said, "We will fulfill all the promises we have made to the people of the state". Interestingly, while the BJP did not field a single Muslim in the poll, they nominated one member ... More..

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Teen 'dared' to jump into river attacked by crocodile
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Teen 'dared' to jump into river attacked by crocodile

PHOTO: Lee de Paauw managed to fight off a crocodile after it grabbed his left arm. The young man had leaped into the croc-infested water from the wharf on the Innisfail esplanade just before 2.30am on Su...More..

Turkish FM: US Secretary of State to Visit Turkey on March 30
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Turkish FM: US Secretary of State to Visit Turkey on March 30

Open more businesses, enroll your children in better schools, make your family live in better neighborhoods, drive the best cars, live in the most attractive houses. Gabriel said he was always sceptical of the ...More..

Tillerson Defends Trump's Proposed Cuts To State Department Budget
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Tillerson Defends Trump's Proposed Cuts To State Department Budget

While he has swallowed a big budget cut, had his chosen deputy vetoed, and been dismissed as invisible in his own building, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is playing a patient game to gain influence by avoidi...More..

Finsbury Park Toddlers: Boy, One, Dies And Girl In Critical Condition
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Finsbury Park Toddlers: Boy, One, Dies And Girl In Critical Condition

The Metropolitan Police said the child's next of kin are aware and that formal identification and a post-mortem will be carried out. Police are making enquiries to establish the full circumstances of the inci...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

William and Kate shrug off Paris terror with 'offensive de charme'

The royal couple will be travelling to Paris without their children, three-year-old George and one-year-old Charlotte. Gala magazine called them "the glamorous card to make you forget Brexit" - a tactic that ...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Israeli military says Gaza rocket hits southern Israel

There were no reports of casualties there. Rocket alert sirens blared Sunday throughout Israeli communities situated nearby the border with the Gaza Strip, with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) deeming the inc...More..

Three Foreign Troops Wounded in Insider Attack
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Three Foreign Troops Wounded in Insider Attack

U.S. soldiers receiving medical care", the mission said on its official Twitter. Resolute Support said in a post on Twitter Sunday morning that 3 USA soldiers were wounded after being shot by an Afghan soldie...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Russian Federation claims: No evidence of collusion - Nunes

The panel's ranking Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, told NBC's Meet The Press that Trump's wiretapping claims are "patently false, and the wrecking ball it created now has banged into" US allies, incl...More..

Syrian rebels begin evacuation from besieged Homs neighbourhood
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Syrian rebels begin evacuation from besieged Homs neighbourhood

Members of the Syrian Red Crescent oversee the departure of opposition fighters and their families as they wait to board buses to leave the al-Waer neighborhood, bound for a town on the Turkish border, in Homs,...More..

House Leadership Aiming For Floor Vote On Obamacare Repeal Bill Next Thursday
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

House Leadership Aiming For Floor Vote On Obamacare Repeal Bill Next Thursday

But moderate members are troubled by the Ryan bill's approach to Medicaid, and certainly don't want the starting date pushed forward. The RSC has 172 members, though majority have yet to say how they'll v...More..

World powers fail to agree to oppose trade protectionism
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

World powers fail to agree to oppose trade protectionism

Finance minister Bill Morneau is said to support a general statement on the importance of trade for growth, while not insisting on particular language. G20 partners are keen to maintain the current system of mu...More..

Yogi Adityanath will soon become face of development: Venkaiah Naidu
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Yogi Adityanath will soon become face of development: Venkaiah Naidu

Had he not been made deputy chief minister, he would have got a heart attack. Cheered by tens of thousands of supporters at the Smriti Upvan, the 21st Chief Minister of the country's most populous state was a...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

PM Modi to address India Today Conclave today

People are coming together. This will strengthen the foundation of the new India", the PM said. "This is about opportunities for all", said Prime Minister Modi. We also merged plan and non-plan budget. He expre...More..

Swiss refuse action over insults to Turkish president
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Swiss refuse action over insults to Turkish president

It is not fair and objective when they tighten their anti-terror laws and ask us to loosen up ours. Sweeping aside the EU's remarks, Turkey's European Union affairs minister and foreign minister earlier this...More..

Manipur: UNC to end 130-day long economic blockade from Sunday
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Manipur: UNC to end 130-day long economic blockade from Sunday

The economic blockade in the State, which was led by the UNC since November 1, 2016, will be lifted from Sunday night. The four-month-long blockade severely affected life in the State, with shortages and esca...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Wouldn't be here right now if not for Twitter: Donald Trump

During the press questions, a reporter from German paper Die Welt asked Ms Merkel if she thought that a trade agreement between the European Union and the USA would be multilateral or bilateral. She's not use...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Trump refuses to drop his baseless wiretapping claims

In an exchange caught on video, photographers gathered around Trump and Merkel in the Oval Office early Friday afternoon and suggested that the two leaders shake hands for the camera. Awhile back, President T...More..

British spy agency denies 'utterly ridiculous' Trump wiretap claims
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

British spy agency denies 'utterly ridiculous' Trump wiretap claims

Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary, credulously repeated on Thursday an account by a Fox News pundit, Andrew Napolitano , that GCHQ laundered surveillance on Trump at the behest of Barack Obama ....More..

Xi Jinping, Rex Tillerson pledge cooperation over 'regional hotspots'
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Xi Jinping, Rex Tillerson pledge cooperation over 'regional hotspots'

China and the United States are now in close communication on arrangements for a meeting between the two presidents and exchanges at other levels, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during his talks with U.S...More..

Senate didn't reject Magu because of DSS report, says Saraki
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Senate didn't reject Magu because of DSS report, says Saraki

Wednesday rejection would be the second time since Magu's name was sent to the Senate for confirmation. The Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari, Senator Ita Enang confirmed the receipt last night but...More..

United States under Trump Series: Budget proposals of President Trump
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

United States under Trump Series: Budget proposals of President Trump

Edwards agreed that the budget is like a Conservatives dream in that it offsets spending increases with cuts . The president wants to reduce the EPA's budget by 31 percent, cut funding to the Department of...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Kids vocal group sings Pharrell's 'Happy' to Prince William

On their second day in the French capital, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Les Invalides, a museum dedicated to the military history of France, to meet with survivors of the Bataclan and Nice terror...More..

Pope Francis to Visit Egypt in April
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Pope Francis to Visit Egypt in April

Pope Francis's visit will coincide with the 70th anniversary of the start of diplomatic relationships between Egypt and the Vatican. Christians, mostly Orthodox Copts, account for about 10 percent of Egypt's ...More..

Impeachment papers: Philippine President Duterte 'unfit'
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Impeachment papers: Philippine President Duterte 'unfit'

Representative Alejano accused Mr. Duterte of a number of impeachable offenses, including "engaging in bribery, betrayal of public trust, graft and corruption and other high crimes". "But we still believe that ...More..

BSF orders probe into death of three tribals in Tripura
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

BSF orders probe into death of three tribals in Tripura

They (BSF) were hiding in the bush by the roadside. At least three men were killed and two others injured when the Border Security Force (BSF) officer opened fire on the some of the natives here today suspect...More..

Paris Orly airport attacker: 'Whatever happens, there will be deaths'
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Paris Orly airport attacker: 'Whatever happens, there will be deaths'

The airport has been evacuated after the incident at the south terminal and swat teams have been sent in. The airport, the second largest serving the French capital, is about 20 miles from the central Paris r...More..

Trump Budget Calls for Elimination of Dozens of Federal Programs
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Trump Budget Calls for Elimination of Dozens of Federal Programs

But Trump's budget would cut the NIH by about 19 percent of its discretionary budget, or $5.8 billion. Along with the losses to science and culture and medical advancement will come losses of jobs, of cours...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

G 20 finance summit underway in Baden Baden

The formal statement issued after the meeting contained only a bland reference to "working to strengthen the contribution of trade to our economies". "But it wasn't clear what one or another meant by that". ...More..

Tillerson To Cut Teeth With First Trip To Volatile E
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Tillerson To Cut Teeth With First Trip To Volatile E

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se told the joint news conference the missile system was only meant to defend against North Korea, not any other country. China's hardline conservatives "would love to h...More..

Trump meets Irish PM at White House ahead of St. Patrick's Day
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Trump meets Irish PM at White House ahead of St. Patrick's Day

This isn't the first time Kenny has come after Trump. When Kenny left the private meeting in the Oval Office, he "advised undocumented Irish workers in the U.S.to clear up any "minor indiscretions" they may h...More..

Shiffrin seals World Cup overall title as Stuhec skips slalom
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Shiffrin seals World Cup overall title as Stuhec skips slalom

Before the sun rose on Saturday morning, American Mikaela Shiffrin had already mathematically secured the 2016-17 World Cup overall globe-the first of her career-as well as the slalom globe. I can't tell you ...More..

Japan holds first missile evacuation drill
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Japan holds first missile evacuation drill

Municipal officials then used loudspeakers and emails to urge residents to seek cover at designated evacuation centres. Children in another part of town crouched down to the ground before hurrying inside a gy...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

'Ridiculous': UK agencies rubbish Trump's allegations of spying

Leaders of both the House and Senate intelligence committees, including from Trump's Republican Party, have said they have found no evidence to substantiate Trump's claims that Obama ordered USA agencies to spy...More..

Turkish-Dutch tensions heat up after minister escorted from Holland
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Turkish-Dutch tensions heat up after minister escorted from Holland

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan likened the restrictions to "Nazism". The two countries are now locked in a diplomatic row, and tensions were heightened when Ankara president Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the...More..