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Mayor pays tribute to Winnie Mandela Mayor pays tribute to Winnie Mandela
- April 11, 2018

She showed character and loyalty as a woman in her country. Marking the last day of the 12 days of mourning for the struggle stalwart, the Fourways area will be occupied by the South African Army, various VIP protection and police on the day of the funeral. (more...)
Fourth industrial revolution about to happen, says PM Abbasi Fourth industrial revolution about to happen, says PM Abbasi
- April 11, 2018

The ties between the two countries should become a model for good-neighbourly relationship and global cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Xi added. Abbasi said China was playing an important role in global trade and hoped the neighboring country would achieve new important milestones under the leadership of Chinese President Xi Jinping. (more...)
Syria tension escalates in wake of raid on airbase Syria tension escalates in wake of raid on airbase
- April 11, 2018

Sana initially called the reported missile strike on the Tiyas airfield a "suspected usa attack", but later dropped the reference to the US. A Syrian military source was quoted as saying air defences shot down eight missiles fired at the base. (more...)
"I am sorry": Zuckerberg faces congressional inquisition
- April 11, 2018

He also said the company was in an "arms race" with Russian Federation, warning there were people in the country tasked with finding ways to breach Facebook's systems. "I believe to start a company in your dorm room and grow it to be at the scale we're at now without making some mistakes". Facebook's shares are down 11% since the news of the breach , though wider recovery in the markets helped them bounce back by 4.5% on Tuesday. (more...)
India to grow 7.3% this fiscal, 7.6% in next: ADB India to grow 7.3% this fiscal, 7.6% in next: ADB
- April 11, 2018

In its Global Economic Outlook report released in February, Fitch had said that India's growth is expected to touch 7.3 percent next fiscal and 7.5 percent in 2019-20 on account of increased investment in infrastructure and waning of the disruptions caused by the GST rollout. (more...)
In India, a school bus fell into a gorge, killing 27 children In India, a school bus fell into a gorge, killing 27 children
- April 11, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his deep anguish over the tragedy. "My prayers and solidarity are with those who lost their near and dear ones". Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakhs each for the family of the accident victims and ordered a magisterial probe to ascertain the cause of the accident. (more...)
Fight over future of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline project continues Fight over future of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline project continues
- April 11, 2018

She said that conversation on the pipeline has heavily-favoured voices against it, but that doesn't represent the "hundreds of thousands of people" in support of the project because of the economic gains it would bring to the country. (more...)
Sudan vows to stay in Saudi alliance fighting in Yemen Sudan vows to stay in Saudi alliance fighting in Yemen
- April 11, 2018

A Yemeni official had told Reuters that Saudi Arabia and its main ally the United Arab Emirates would likely seek to remain deployed along the country's Red Sea coast, where it is now fighting an offensive against the Iran-aligned Houthi movement. (more...)
Two women charged in missing girl investigation Two women charged in missing girl investigation
- April 11, 2018

Barkley said investigators spotted the girl in security camera footage from her building recorded this morning, but would not elaborate on what was seen. The search focused primarily on the building as police could not confirm she left the building at all. "They will be consulted", Barkley said. Const. (more...)
Trump plans to meet N. Korea leader in May or early June Trump plans to meet N. Korea leader in May or early June
- April 11, 2018

Winnie Stachelberg, executive vice president for External Affairs at the Center for American Progress, released the following statement after the White House announced that it would dissolve a commission created to investigate alleged voter fraud during the 2016 election, despite the fact that voter fraud is exceedingly rare. (more...)
Maxim Group Increases Virtusa (VRTU) Price Target to $64.00
- April 11, 2018

Lincoln National Corp who had been investing in Realty Income Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.89 billion market cap company. San Francisco Sentry Investment Gru (Ca) accumulated 0.03% or 1,550 shares. 45,556 are owned by Tiverton Asset Mgmt. Vaughan Nelson Investment Lp stated it has 742,650 shares or 0.38% of all its holdings. (more...)
Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria after suspected chemical attack Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria after suspected chemical attack
- April 11, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) - Russia has vetoed a USA -drafted United Nations resolution that would have condemned last weekend's suspected gas attack near Damascus and established a new body to determine responsibility for Syrian chemical weapons attacks . (more...)
Israel fails to bar Dublin mayor's entry amid name spelling mess Israel fails to bar Dublin mayor's entry amid name spelling mess
- April 11, 2018

An embarrassed interior ministry at first claimed that Mac Donncha had entered before instructions were received. A spokesman for the Ministry acknowledged, "we made a mistake at the border crossing", according to Haaretz . Mr MacDonncha said he had accepted the invitation because Dublin City Council supports the people of Palestine and was critical of Israel. Mac Donncha has close ties with Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign which urges the boycott of Israeli companies and global ... (more...)
Pak summons US Ambassador over road-crash incident Pak summons US Ambassador over road-crash incident
- April 11, 2018

Pakistan on Sunday summoned US Ambassador David Hale and lodged a strong protest over the killing of a motorcyclist in a road accident involving a vehicle driven by a senior US diplomat. People on social media were naturally outraged by the US diplomat being treated differently after committing a crime because of his diplomatic immunity. (more...)
Azerbaijan holding presidential election today Azerbaijan holding presidential election today
- April 11, 2018

The 56-year old leader has governed Azerbaijan since 2003, when he succeeded his father, Geidar Aliyev, who ruled Azerbaijan for the greater part of three decades. Opinion surveys have put support for Aliyev at over 80 percent. Seven other candidates were running in Wednesday's election, which will have worldwide monitors including the Organisation for Cooperation and Security in Europe (OSCE), but critics questioned whether the other candidates were genuine. (more...)
College senior poses with gun and President Trump shirt in graduation photo College senior poses with gun and President Trump shirt in graduation photo
- April 11, 2018

The college senior later explained that she was wearing a concealed carry belly band and pulled the gun out a little more to show off in the photo. Brenna Spencer, who owns several guns and carries everywhere she is allowed to carry, set off a social media firestorm when she tweeted a picture of herself wearing a "Women for Trump" t-shirt she'd lifted to highlight the gun tucked into the waistband of her trousers. (more...)
Mueller investigating Ukrainian's $150000 payment for a Trump appearance Mueller investigating Ukrainian's $150000 payment for a Trump appearance
- April 11, 2018

Trump that month through a video link to a conference in Kyiv, The New York Times reported . "Our president is not strong and he is not doing what he should be doing for the Ukraine", Trump said in the speech. Mueller is looking into the unusually large donation as part of his wider examination of a flow of foreign money to Trump and various Trump-connected businesses in the lead-up to the 2016 election. (more...)
May 9 declared public holiday May 9 declared public holiday
- April 11, 2018

He also urged Prime Minister Najib Razak to follow the example of former PM-turned-opposition leader Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who declared a public holiday when the polling day fell on a weekday in 1999. However for those who are voting in other states from the state they are employed, Ramadass said they should ask for leave to return to their respective constituencies. (more...)
CWG: Sharath-Sathiyan advance in men's doubles TT CWG: Sharath-Sathiyan advance in men's doubles TT
- April 11, 2018

Experienced player A Sharath Kamal led his side to win the gold medal at GC 2018 and take India's medal tally to 18 including 9 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze and sit comfortably at the third place in CWG 2018 medal table and team standings. (more...)
Evidence Suggests Nerve Gas Used in Syria Attack — WashPost
- April 11, 2018

That attack was widely blamed on government forces, who denied responsibility. Meanwhile, the United States and Russian Federation voted against each others' Security Council resolutions on setting up inquiries on the chemical weapons attacks in Syria . (more...)

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