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Russian Federation presses for Syria chemical attack investigation Russian Federation presses for Syria chemical attack investigation
- Апреля 30, 2017

Following the handover of Syria's chemical weapons, the OPCW reportedly submitted further concerns to the UN Security Council but after intervention from Russian Federation in September 2015 the issue was allegedly dropped. Sergey Lavrov welcomed Damascus's willingness to let an OPCW mission inspect the Shayrat airfield and to create safe working conditions for the global experts. (more...)
Trump says 'big reforms' needed at UN Trump says 'big reforms' needed at UN
- Апреля 30, 2017

She is doing a good job. Both Syria and North Korea have been the beneficiary of protection from permanent Security Council members who have shielded the two repressive states with their veto power. While Trump heaped praise on Haley, one of the loudest voices on foreign policy from his administration thus far, he also jokingly threatened to replace her if the other ambassadors in the room did not get along with her. (more...)
White House: Judge's sanctuary cities ruling a 'gift' to criminals White House: Judge's sanctuary cities ruling a 'gift' to criminals
- Апреля 30, 2017

No. There are plenty of other options for the Trump administration. However, political experts said this ruling dealt a serious blow to the Trump administration. But Trump's order would not prevent sanctuary cities from receiving federal funds where mandated by law. Justice Department lawyers argued that the order never meant to withhold all federal funding from local jurisdictions. (more...)
Syria bus convoy blast: Death toll rises to 100, population transfer resumes Syria bus convoy blast: Death toll rises to 100, population transfer resumes
- Апреля 30, 2017

The blast caused buses to shatter and set cars on fire, leaving a trail of bodies. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack in Rashidin, west of Aleppo, targeted residents evacuated from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya under a deal reached between the regime and rebels. (more...)
TTV Dhinakaran to keep off party, but yet to quit post TTV Dhinakaran to keep off party, but yet to quit post
- Апреля 30, 2017

Sasikala's political plans took a big hit when the Supreme Court in February sentenced her to jail for corruption. Today's hardened stand is seen as pressure ahead of talks between the two factions on the details of the re-merger, including who will be Chief Minister - Mr Palaniswamy or Mr Panneerselvam . (more...)
Two days before MCD poll verdict, AAP smells rat Two days before MCD poll verdict, AAP smells rat
- Апреля 30, 2017

As per them BJP will win anything between 202-220 seats, AAP 23-35 and Congress 19-31. Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and his wife voted at a polling station in Greater Kailash 2. ABP News , too, has forecast a big victory for BJP, with AAP a distant second. In total, the poll gives BJP 218 seats, AAP 24 and Congress 22. Like other recent elections, the BJP has handled the Delhi civic body polls with political precision, and is looking to return to power for a third consecutive term. (more...)
USA deeply concerned about Turkey's airstrikes in Syria, Iraq USA deeply concerned about Turkey's airstrikes in Syria, Iraq
- Апреля 30, 2017

Kurdish outrage erupted after Turkish bombers struck Kurdish fighters in Iraq's Sinjar province and northeast Syria on Tuesday and killed at least 20. A series of Turkish airstrikes against US allies in Syria and Iraq has provoked deep concern in Washington, CNN reports . Adding to the USA frustration, Dorrian said Turkey had provided only general information ahead of time about where the strikes would occur and who they would target. (more...)
Tensions build up between US, Russia over Syria strikes Tensions build up between US, Russia over Syria strikes
- Апреля 30, 2017

Russia , Iran , and Syria issued a warning this Friday towards the U.S.in response to the chemical attacks launched last week in the region. After their trilateral meeting, the three countries said the United States attack was an act of aggression and called for independent investigations into the chemical incident and also into the U.S. (more...)
Dilip Pandey quits, Gopal Rai will be new Delhi AAP convenor Dilip Pandey quits, Gopal Rai will be new Delhi AAP convenor
- Апреля 30, 2017

The Delhi results - the byelection to Rajouri Garden Assembly seat and civic elections - have emboldened some of the leaders to air their opinion. Advocating the need for radical reforms within the party Kumar Vishwas said the question of change of leadership will also be discussed in the party. (more...)
Trump signs executive order scrutinizing skilled immigrant visas Trump signs executive order scrutinizing skilled immigrant visas
- Апреля 30, 2017

Not yet, since there is no direct action to that effect in the order , but there is an invitation for reform proposals from United States agencies in view of the programme. "Right now, widespread abuse in our immigration system is allowing American workers of all backgrounds to be replaced by workers brought in from other countries", Mr Trump said. (more...)
Trump Responds To North Korea's Latest Ballistic Missile Test
- Апреля 30, 2017

Moon has advocated a more moderate policy on the North and been critical of the deployment of an advanced US missile defence system in the South meant to counter North Korea's missile threat, which China also strongly objects to. He said that because China accounted for 90 percent of North Korean trade, its role was particularly important. North Korea has experienced a string of failed missile tests. (more...)
Trump Responds To White House Correspondents' Dinner With His Typical Low Blows Trump Responds To White House Correspondents' Dinner With His Typical Low Blows
- Апреля 30, 2017

Mason said the media can not ignore the rhetoric from the president about who they are and what they do. Tegan, of the pop duo Tegan and Sara, she said the president's frequent attacks on the media have only heightened the need for a strong free press. (more...)
Government Shutdown Averted by Trump's Retreat on Border Wall Issue Government Shutdown Averted by Trump's Retreat on Border Wall Issue
- Апреля 30, 2017

The measure would give Republican and Democratic lawmakers an additional week to work out differences on about $1 trillion in funding for the government through September 30, the end of the current fiscal year. "Let's see how the White House deals with the next day or so", the member said. So not only is Trump not getting Mexico to pay for his wall, and now not shutting government down to get the US taxpayers to pay for his wall, but he is also chasing a pipe dream of a solution that isn't ... (more...)
Woman Shot after Anti Terror Raid in North London Woman Shot after Anti Terror Raid in North London
- Апреля 30, 2017

A 20-year-old man was also arrested near the address. The woman in her twenties was shot after officers entered an address in North West London, the Metropolitan Police, responsible for the Greater London area, said in a statement. Police said Friday she was the subject of an ongoing investigation. A terror suspect arrested in Whitehall on Thursday has been named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali. (more...)
Russia, Syria and Iran warn United States against further strikes Russia, Syria and Iran warn United States against further strikes
- Апреля 30, 2017

Lavrov said he emphasized the need for a wide-ranging OPCW probe during Wednesday's talks in Moscow with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, suggesting that Western nations, Russian Federation and some regional powers could dispatch additional experts to join the investigation. (more...)
EU foreign ministers assess way ahead for Turkey relations EU foreign ministers assess way ahead for Turkey relations
- Апреля 30, 2017

U.S. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey views the YPG and other PKK-affiliated groups as terrorists. He said the US wants the SDF to focus on liberating the IS-held town of Tabqa and the extremist group's de facto capital, Raqqa, "and not be drawn into conflicts elsewhere". (more...)
Southeast Asian leaders meet with lawmakers Southeast Asian leaders meet with lawmakers
- Апреля 30, 2017

During the recently held news conference after the ASEAN summit in Manila , Duterte explained that Kim is putting the earth on the edge and will not spare anyone. China has long argued that the territorial disputes have nothing to do with its relationship with ASEAN and should be settled through bilateral talks. (more...)
Trump Jokes About Firing Nikki Haley Trump Jokes About Firing Nikki Haley
- Апреля 30, 2017

Ambassadors from 15 countries, who are members of the UN Security Council, along with their spouses had a luncheon with Trump. Haley's outspokenness has been all the more remarkable given her zero experience in foreign policy before getting this job, and her habit of surrounding herself with Palmetto State political advisers rather than global affairs experts. (more...)
READY: US aircraft carrier starts drill with South Korean navy READY: US aircraft carrier starts drill with South Korean navy
- Апреля 30, 2017

A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear message of defiance as a US supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. (more...)
IPL: Punjab trounce Delhi by 10 wickets IPL: Punjab trounce Delhi by 10 wickets
- Апреля 30, 2017

With 6 points Punjab are placed at sixth place of the points table while Delhi are placed at the bottom of the table with 4 points. Sandeep Sharma , the pick of the bowlers, was superb. Daredevils' lowest tally also tied the third-lowest in IPL. 73 Number of balls remaining when Kings XI Punjab won the match - third biggest win in terms of balls in the IPL. (more...)

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