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Israeli PM cancels meeting with visiting German minister Israeli PM cancels meeting with visiting German minister
- Апреля 30, 2017

As first reported by Israel's Channel 2 , Netanyahu's office presented the German minister with an ultimatum: either he cancels his meeting with Breaking the Silence - an Israeli NGO that publishes the testimonies of former Israeli soldiers who report on human rights abuses in the West Bank and Gaza - or the prime minister will refuse to welcome him. (more...)
Trump Attacks Media At 100-day Rally Trump Attacks Media At 100-day Rally
- Апреля 30, 2017

Trump's first 100 days have also been plagued with controversy, from appointing his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner to key White House posts to dealing with allegations of possible ties between some of his campaign aides and Russian Federation. (more...)
MCD polls 2017: Arvind Kejriwal slams State Election Commission over 'faulty' EVMs
- Апреля 30, 2017

While the buzz that the party would win was apparent, many even believe the party would get over 200 of 270 seats. An SEC official said the voters' list is upgraded regularly and voters are provided the opportunity to rectify any error in it, failing which problems are encountered in casting votes. (more...)
A third country should mediate US-North Korea dispute: Pope Francis A third country should mediate US-North Korea dispute: Pope Francis
- Апреля 30, 2017

When he greeted Tayeb, Francis called him "my brother". Francis was interrupted with applause several times. Francis has used his trip to launch a strong appeal for freedom of religion and to accuse extremists of distorting the nature of God. (more...)
Man fires gun after luxury car is bumped near Wall Street Man fires gun after luxury car is bumped near Wall Street
- Апреля 30, 2017

The driver of the Ford van was parking when he accidentally struck the white BMW, whose driver popped out of his vehicle, fired once and missed. Rodriguez was a passenger, with a woman behind the wheel. No one was injured in the incident. Rodriguez was arrested on the northbound FDR Drive. Rodriguez then fled the scene in his vehicle but police stopped him on the FDR drive just north of the 23rd Street exit. (more...)
Korea shows off military might on key anniversary Korea shows off military might on key anniversary
- Апреля 30, 2017

North Korea, which first proved itself capable of launching an attack that could reach Japanese territorial waters in 1998, launched a missile test in February; that ballistic missile took 10 minutes to fly from its launchpad across the Japanese islands, landing in the Pacific on Japan's eastern side. (more...)
S&P retains negative outlook rating for UK over Brexit S&P retains negative outlook rating for UK over Brexit
- Апреля 30, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has called early elections for June 8 in an effort to increase her majority in Parliament and strengthen her hand in negotiations with the European Union and bolster the economy. Opposition political parties have accused the governing Conservative party of calling this election early precisely because they knew the economy was softening. (more...)
Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoff Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoff
- Апреля 30, 2017

But in a statement outlining a new alliance with a small nationalist party on Saturday, she said there was no rush to dump the single currency, and that other policy changes might take precedence. Le Pen has worked hard to detoxify the party, tainted by racism and anti-Semitism in the past. The two no longer speak. The New York Times reports , the two politicians share numerous views, including a Euroskepticism and a hardline approach to security. (more...)
Labour will end freedom of movement after Brexit
- Апреля 30, 2017

He insisted that Labour's support would increase over the coming weeks. He continued: "I think the real issue is blank cheque". Criticising the government, Starmer added: "Theresa May has said that no deal is better than a bad deal". "These new figures show that Labour in power means building more homes for local people". He said there was "no clearer signal" that Labour wanted to build a close and collaborative future relationship with Brussels. (more...)
North Korea fires ballistic missile after US push for new sanctions
- Апреля 30, 2017

Reacting to the launch, US President Donald Trump said on Twitter that North Korea had "disrespected the wishes of China". "The missile did not leave North Korean territory", U.S. " Diplomatic and financial levers of power will be backed up by a willingness to counteract North Korean aggression with military action if necessary ", Tillerson said. (more...)
Wary of Trump, EU courts Iran to bolster moderates ahead of polls Wary of Trump, EU courts Iran to bolster moderates ahead of polls
- Апреля 30, 2017

The Euratom is an global organization founded in 1957 with the goal of creating a specialist market for nuclear power in Europe, developing nuclear energy and distributing it to its member states while selling the surplus to non-member states. (more...)
Marine Le Pen selects Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as potential prime minister Marine Le Pen selects Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as potential prime minister
- Апреля 30, 2017

That did happen in 2002, when her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, made it to the presidential runoff but lost overwhelmingly to Jacques Chirac. Leaving the euro is not a "preliminary" in her protectionist agenda and any exit process would be smooth. (more...)
How France's Election Played on Gold in April How France's Election Played on Gold in April
- Апреля 30, 2017

Centrist political newcomer Emmanuel Macron is predicted to soundly beat Le Pen by as much as 20 percent on May 7. But in a line of attack that could carry weight with millions of undecided, deeply anticapitalist voters who opted for the far-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon in the first round, Ms. (more...)
US talk about Koreas draws China silence, dispute from Seoul
- Апреля 30, 2017

The Trump administration is also threatening other action, with or without wide global backing, but the thrust of Friday's session is to show that even China, the source of 90 percent of North Korea's trade, has had enough, USA and other diplomats said. (more...)
MCD election results: AAP's Delhi unit convenor Dilip Pandey quits MCD election results: AAP's Delhi unit convenor Dilip Pandey quits
- Апреля 30, 2017

The massive victory of BJP in the civic polls has given a boost to Tiwari's political standing within six months of him being given the reins of the Delhi unit of the party. Modi expressed his gratitude to the people of Delhi for reposing faith in the BJP and ensuring its resounding victory in the polls. The victory is especially sweet for the BJP as it comes two years after it suffered a shock defeat in the Assembly polls where a near-absolute majority had catapulted the AAP to the national ... (more...)
16 killed as mountain of garbage collapses in Sri Lanka 16 killed as mountain of garbage collapses in Sri Lanka
- Апреля 30, 2017

The military has been deployed to rescue people who might be trapped, police said, adding that the army and an air force helicopter were also pressed into service to douse the flames. Hopes of finding anyone alive under a collapsed mountain of garbage in Sri Lanka's capital faded as the death toll reached 23 with another six reported missing, police said. (more...)
Israel Population 8.68 Million Before Yom Ha'atzmaut Israel Population 8.68 Million Before Yom Ha'atzmaut
- Апреля 30, 2017

Israel's population stands at 8.68 million on the eve of Israel Independence Day. The past year saw the birth of 174,000 babies and the arrival of some 30,000 new immigrants, while about 44,000 Israeli residents died. The figures list 44 percent of Jewish Israelis as being non-religious, 24 percent as being traditionalist, 12 percent as being religious-nationalist, 11 percent as being religious, and 9 percent as being ultra-Orthodox (Haredi). (more...)
U.S. general suggests Russian Federation arming Taliban U.S. general suggests Russian Federation arming Taliban
- Апреля 30, 2017

The United States must confront Russian Federation for providing weapons to the Taliban for use against American-backed forces in Afghanistan , top USA military officials said Monday. The militants were able to penetrate inside northern Afghanistan's largest military installation dressed like the Afghan Army soldiers returning from the front lines, carrying the bodies of wounded comrades. (more...)
Woman Shot During Anti Terror Operation In London Woman Shot During Anti Terror Operation In London
- Апреля 30, 2017

Neil Basu, Senior National Coordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing, told reporters that six people had been arrested in an operation which saw counter-terrorism officers using CS gas storm a London property. A man and a woman, both aged 28, were arrested when they returned to the house later. They were being questioned but had not been charged. The area around parliament has been on a state of heightened alert since a deadly attack on March 22 perpetrated by Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old ... (more...)
10 things to know about legal pot 10 things to know about legal pot
- Апреля 30, 2017

Instead of arresting people for smoking pot, 69 per cent of people polled would rather drug abuse be treated as an addiction and mental health issue. The lawmakers were met with a crowd, including suburban police and other Illinoisans, mostly against legalizing marijuana. (more...)

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