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Venezuela's new constitutional assembly declares itself all-powerful Venezuela's new constitutional assembly declares itself all-powerful
- August 09, 2017

Peru called the government of Venezuela a "dictatorship" on Tuesday after hosting the first meeting of a new, 17-member regional bloc that aims to seek a peaceful end to the country's deepening political crisis. They also condemned the violence and human rights violations being committed in that country, Efe news reported. As of right now congress has the most power in their government and has yet to be interfered with by the pro-government group. (more...)
Tillerson Visits Thailand for Trade, Security Talks
- August 09, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday stressed the importance of its affiliation with the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The No. 2 US diplomat on Tuesday sought to allay concerns among the State Department's rank-and-file employees over possible layoffs and perceptions of a lack of firm direction under the administration of President Donald Trump. (more...)
Pak's Maratha community extends support to quota agitation in Mumbai Pak's Maratha community extends support to quota agitation in Mumbai
- August 09, 2017

Mumbai Police has issued a traffic advisory for commuters urging them to avoid certain roads between the Byculla Zoo and Azad Maidan route. "Not only Marathas in Pakistan but also in Afghanistan and across the globe have supported us". All schools and colleges in south Mumbai were ordered shut by Education Minister Vinod Tawde on the day to ensure students were not inconvenienced during the procession. (more...)
Strong quakes hit China, at least 13 dead Strong quakes hit China, at least 13 dead
- August 09, 2017

The Sichuan government said on one of its official social media sites that they had received no reports of any injuries among the more than 38,000 tourists now visiting Jiuzhaigou. Twenty-eight people are said to have been seriously injured. The region hit by Tuesday's temblor was the site of a major natural disaster in May 2008 that killed nearly 70,000 people. (more...)
Kenyan elections are mostly smooth as both sides await the results Kenyan elections are mostly smooth as both sides await the results
- August 09, 2017

He levelled similar allegations of fraud after the 2007 general election, which degenerated into months of ethnic and political violence that left 1,100 people dead and displaced 600,000. Voters in Nairobi's eastern district of Donholm arrived at the polling center the night before to line up to cast their ballots. If fingerprints don't register, ID card numbers have to be typed in to the electronic tablets and then there's a manual backup. (more...)
Trump tweets: Media 'reluctant to cover' Lynch, Clinton tarmac meeting Trump tweets: Media 'reluctant to cover' Lynch, Clinton tarmac meeting
- August 09, 2017

Clinton's wife, the former Secretary of State. Lynch allegedly responded to press inquiries and other related emails using the pseudonym "Elizabeth Carlisle". Lynch denied that she and Clinton discussed the investigation into Hillary Clinton's potential mishandling of classified emails. He said the request left him feeling "queasy". (more...)
Ahmed Patel Stuns BJP, Steals Last Minute Victory in Gujarat Ahmed Patel Stuns BJP, Steals Last Minute Victory in Gujarat
- August 09, 2017

Objecting to the Congress' demand, Gujarat BJP president Jitu Vaghani said that fearing defeat the Congress had taken up this issue hours after the MLAs cast their votes. The BJP delegation led by Jaitley met the Commission the second time and reiterated the stand taken by them and requested for early decision for commencement of counting. (more...)
Kidnap claim model Chloe Ayling went shopping with 'abductor' Lukasz Herba Kidnap claim model Chloe Ayling went shopping with 'abductor' Lukasz Herba
- August 09, 2017

From there she was reportedly bound, stuffed in a bag and taken to a house where she was kept handcuffed to a dresser. She said she was given chocolates and underwear as presents during her time in captivity. He said he was drawn into the kidnapping scheme to raise money to treat his leukaemia. His girlfriend, identified only as Natalia, received messages from Herba that said he was going to meet clients in the USA for his chicken feed company. (more...)
Subhash Barala must resign: BJP leader on Haryana 'stalking' case Subhash Barala must resign: BJP leader on Haryana 'stalking' case
- August 08, 2017

The woman described her ordeal to News18 saying , "They wanted to scare me into stopping my vehicle, so that they could either get into my auto or pull me into their vehicle". "They are all commenting on her character. We will contest in the court if we feel the charges are diluted or inadequately framed", he said. As the controversy swirled, highlighting the vulnerability of women even in public spaces, the woman at the centre of it all said she was grateful for all the support. (more...)
Chargers' LaDainian Tomlinson delivers powerful message in HOF speech Chargers' LaDainian Tomlinson delivers powerful message in HOF speech
- August 08, 2017

Also, Taylor played for Washington (2008) and the New York Jets (2010). "It was great be there, to be able to support a good friend and mentor", Fitzgerald said. "Twenty miles away, but it really could've been a million". One of Fitzgerald's favorite parts of Warner's speech was when the two-time NFL MVP talked about not starting for four years in college and then asked the other Hall of Famers on the dais with him if they ever sat on the bench for four straight years. (more...)
You'll pay the price for issuing fresh sanctions, North Korea tells US You'll pay the price for issuing fresh sanctions, North Korea tells US
- August 08, 2017

Donald Trump has promised to take "all necessary measures" to protect Japan from North Korea , while blaming China for Pyongyang's rapidly advancing nuclear weapons programme. The editorial wrapped up with a threat that North Korea's recent ballistic missile tests are "a stern warning to the US which is running like a headless chicken, talking nonsense without decorum". (more...)
China's sanctions support shows recognition of gravity of North Korea threat China's sanctions support shows recognition of gravity of North Korea threat
- August 07, 2017

Russia , which the USA has also criticised for its economic links with North Korea , also voted for the sanctions . North Korea completely rejects the UN Security Council resolution with new sanctions as a violation of its sovereignty, according to a statement by the country's government published by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). (more...)
United Kingdom says urgent action needed to stop Venezuela situation getting worse United Kingdom says urgent action needed to stop Venezuela situation getting worse
- August 07, 2017

Ten others fled when the gunfight began, and are now being hunted down. Venezuela's embattled socialist President Maduro described the incident as a "terrorist attack", while a senior Venezuelan general described it as "a terrorist, paramilitary, mercenary attack paid for by the right and its collaborators, paid for by the North American empire". (more...)
Ram Nath Kovind greets nation on Raksha Bandhan eve Ram Nath Kovind greets nation on Raksha Bandhan eve
- August 07, 2017

Sisterhood is the spice of life, all the way to family or sororities or even girl groups like Destiny's Child. It is also used to celebrate friendships between people with a brother-sister kind of bond, but who aren't actually related. Near or Far my warm wishes are with you. "Let us join hands for our brothers' safety". What fun we have, the time we share. Rakhi brings in a day when all the children are super excited and so are all the adults. (more...)
Brain Food: Total Solar Eclipse Offers Opportunity to Study the Sun Brain Food: Total Solar Eclipse Offers Opportunity to Study the Sun
- August 06, 2017

According to NASA , the only safe way to look at the eclipsed, or partially eclipsed, sun is through special sun filter glasses of hand-held filters. The community will be in darkness as the moon passes across and completely covers the sun for approximately 2 1/2 minutes. (more...)
Donald Trump widely mocked for pledging to protect 'local milk people' Donald Trump widely mocked for pledging to protect 'local milk people'
- August 05, 2017

Trump liked the boat law, saying that the US should enact it themselves, joking, "You are worse than I am". In the phone call, Trump reportedly told Turnbull he couldn't accept Syrian refugees in the country because it will make him look bad. (more...)
Constituent Faces Hard and Complex Work in Venezuela Constituent Faces Hard and Complex Work in Venezuela
- August 05, 2017

Maduro on Sunday said one of the top priorities of the constituent assembly, which has no formal restrictions on its power, would be a "restructuring" of the chief prosecutor's office. The constitutional assembly's first order of business Friday was selecting its head - former foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez , a loyal follower of Maduro. (more...)
Trump threat against health funds 'childish,' Schumer says Trump threat against health funds 'childish,' Schumer says
- August 05, 2017

Trump created the commission in March. But the Democrats do have a relatively successful scorecard. The poll, conducted July 28 and 29, surveyed more than 1,130 Americans, including 381 Republicans and 475 Democrats, following the collapse of health care reform in the Senate . (more...)
'Sikkim standoff: China says its restraint has 'bottom line' 'Sikkim standoff: China says its restraint has 'bottom line'
- August 05, 2017

Asking India to withdraw, China said the "trespassing" of Indian troops in Doklam was a "betrayal" of a treaty signed in 1890, and India had used Bhutan as an "excuse" to violate the worldwide border between the two countries. The foreign ministry issued a paper on Wednesday elaborating on what has transpired - and the Chinese government's position over the incident - warning India not to underestimate China's resolve to defend its territory. (more...)
Kelly can only curb Trump's chaos Kelly can only curb Trump's chaos
- August 05, 2017

Or is it too late to salvage this presidency? The comments by Anthony Scaramucci causes chaos in the white house and also for religious leaders. Panetta, who was White House chief of staff from 1994 to 1997 for the Clinton administration, described how Kelly can convince White House staffers to be loyal to the president. (more...)

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