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As India Struggles, China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier As India Struggles, China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier
- Апреля 30, 2017

The idea may be to send out a signal to the United States, which is sending a naval ship towards North Korea, and establishing the THAAD missile system in South Korea, sources said. In contrast, the keel of India's Vikrant (named after India's first aircraft carrier), was laid in February 2009, and though she was sailed out for the first time in in 2011, completion of the project may not take place before 2023 according to report from the national auditor previous year. (more...)
Bookmakers install Maria Sharapova as joint-favourite at French Open Bookmakers install Maria Sharapova as joint-favourite at French Open
- Апреля 30, 2017

The Frenchwoman claimed past year that other players were "saying she's a cheater" following Sharapova's sanction. The Frenchwoman was one of the players who criticised the decision to give the former world number one wildcard entries into Stuttgart, Madrid and Rome. (more...)
SE Asian summit ends in uncertainty over South China Sea stance SE Asian summit ends in uncertainty over South China Sea stance
- Апреля 30, 2017

On the political and security front, Duterte cited traditional and non-traditional security issues that test Asean's resolve to promote peace, stability, security and prosperity in the region. But some Asean diplomats doubt China is honest about agreeing to a set of rules. "Dialogue relations can be made more productive, constructive, if the valued principle of non-interference of the Asean member states is observed", he said . (more...)
Top commander in Pacific: US needs to strengthen missile defense Top commander in Pacific: US needs to strengthen missile defense
- Апреля 30, 2017

Washington has said all options are on the table to deal with North Korea. At the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday, U.S. lawmakers probed experts on the potential consequences of a pre-emptive U.S. In Beijing, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, said: "We hope that all parties, including Japan, can work with China to promote an early peaceful resolution of the issue, and play the role, put forth the effort, and assume the responsibility that they should". (more...)
Arvind Kejriwal Pulls Up State Election Commission Over Faulty EVMs Arvind Kejriwal Pulls Up State Election Commission Over Faulty EVMs
- Апреля 30, 2017

In the overall tally, the ABP News poll gave BJP 218 seats out of 272 seats, AAP 24 and Congress 22. The counting for the 270 wards across the three civic bodies is on April 26 for the election billed by rivals as a referendum on two years of the Arvind Kerjriwal government. (more...)
Turkish jets strike Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq's Sinjar Turkish jets strike Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq's Sinjar
- Апреля 30, 2017

Turkish warplanes struck suspected Kurdish rebel positions in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday, drawing condemnation from Baghdad and criticism from the USA -led coalition fighting the Islamic State, which is allied with Kurdish factions in both countries. (more...)
In Egypt, pope seeks rejection of violence In Egypt, pope seeks rejection of violence
- Апреля 30, 2017

Pope Francis is strongly backing Egypt's efforts to crack down on Islamic militancy, saying the country has a special role to play in forging regional peace and in "vanquishing all violence and terrorism". The most recent attacks have been claimed by the Daesh group whose propagandists regularly boast of their intention of mounting attacks on the Vatican , as well as Egypt's Coptic Christians. (more...)
China won't confirm U.S. claim of new pressure on North Korea
- Апреля 30, 2017

At this month's military parade, North Korea presented two of its newest model missiles, including the submarine-launched ballistic type it successfully fired previous year and the land-based version it launched last month. China's Wang warned that "use of force. will only lead to bigger disasters" and urged the USA and ally South Korea to end military exercises. "Let me be clear, our goal is not to bring North Korea to its knees, but to it bring it back to the negotiating table for genuine ... (more...)
The Pentagon Is Officially Investigating Michael Flynn Over Foreign Payments The Pentagon Is Officially Investigating Michael Flynn Over Foreign Payments
- Апреля 30, 2017

Both of those things came to light following a classified meeting of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and press briefing held by Chairman Jason Chaffetz of Utah and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings of Maryland. Flynn was director of the Defense Intelligence Agency under Obama but was forced out because of his chaotic management style. An attorney for Flynn, who has offered to testify before Congress in return for a grant of immunity from prosecution, did not ... (more...)
Trump 'Happy' with achievements in 100 days Trump 'Happy' with achievements in 100 days
- Апреля 30, 2017

Joshua Stockley, a political science professor at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, said the start of the Trump presidency has been frantic. "He's supporting our police officers, supporting our veterans", said Tim Schneider. The admission comes days after 51 GOP lawmakers - spearheaded by Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, - sent a letter that lists several areas in which America's first freedom stands to be protected and recovered. (more...)
Paul: U.S. Needs China to Exert More Pressure on North Korea Paul: U.S. Needs China to Exert More Pressure on North Korea
- Апреля 30, 2017

Speaking aboard the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier at the US Yokosuka naval base in Tokyo Bay, Mr Pence said the Trump administration would continue to "work diligently" with allies like Japan, China and other global powers to apply economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang. (more...)
European Union leaders urged to stay united in Brexit talks European Union leaders urged to stay united in Brexit talks
- Апреля 30, 2017

But they leave the criteria vague and so at Saturday' summit the leaders will have their first serious discussion on what exactly constitutes sufficient progress. "Guidelines adopted unanimously. EU27 firm and fair political mandate for the #Brexit talks is ready", Tusk wrote on Twitter. The united front comes hot on the heels of a war of words between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May over the negotiations. (more...)
North Korea test-fires missile from western region, Seoul says
- Апреля 30, 2017

In an interview with Reuters on Thursday, Mr. Trump said there is a "chance" the us could have a "major, major conflict" with North Korea. "North Korea disrespected the wishes of China & its highly respected President when it launched, though unsuccessfully, a missile today". (more...)
British heavyweight boxing star Joshua knocks out Klitschko British heavyweight boxing star Joshua knocks out Klitschko
- Апреля 30, 2017

Aged just 27, he has amassed 18 wins and maintained a ideal 100 per cent knockout ratio, with his longest bout lasting only seven rounds of the scheduled 12. "You will see a Klitschko who's enjoying himself (on Saturday)". I'm here, I'm ready to fight. It's going to be challenging for him, and it's going to be challenging for me. (more...)
Hacker Steals New Season of OITNB Hacker Steals New Season of OITNB
- Апреля 30, 2017

However, Netflix then allegedly failed to respond to the demands, resulting in some of the Season 5 episodes being reportedly uploaded to popular torrent site, Pirate Bay. Netflix's stock price might suffer a setback because of the leak. "With this information in mind (and the fact that leaving people on cliffhangers isn't fun) we've made a decision to release Episodes 2-10 of Orange Is The New Black Season 5". (more...)
North Korea live-fire drill on army anniversary, South Korea confirms
- Апреля 30, 2017

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham voiced confidence that Trump won't allow North Korea to reach that point. The Global Times argues there is no future for the North Korean regime if it continues on its present course. Relations between North Korea and the US and South Korea have deteriorated in recent months, as the rhetoric and military posturing on both sides has increased. (more...)
Triple talaq being used to satisfy lust, says UP Minister Triple talaq being used to satisfy lust, says UP Minister
- Апреля 30, 2017

Cabinet Minister in the BJP's Uttar Pradesh government Swami Prasad Maurya, who on Saturday said that Muslim men use Triple Talaq to "satisfy their lust by changing wives", had in 2014 abused and abused Hindu religion and Hindu marriage system. (more...)
Exit polls predict BJP sweep in Delhi civic polls Exit polls predict BJP sweep in Delhi civic polls
- Апреля 30, 2017

The BJP - which has dominated the MCD for a decade and is eyeing a third consecutive term - the ruling Aam Aadmi Party, and the Congress had roped in top leaders for wooing voters. "The tragedy is people who do now what Bhajan Lal once did are being painted as "master strategists" while the parties which lose MLAs are blamed for the situation". (more...)
MCD election results: Arvind Kejriwal warns AAP councillors BJP may offer bribe MCD election results: Arvind Kejriwal warns AAP councillors BJP may offer bribe
- Апреля 30, 2017

The divide within the AAP over its leadership's claim of EVM rigging appeared to widen today with senior leader Kumar Vishwas pointing to reasons beyond the party's official stand to explain its recent poll defeats. Later Phoolka told The Statesman that winning or losing an election makes no difference to the AAP as the party was fighting for the public even without being in power. (more...)
Hoardings asking Kashmiris to leave UP appear in Meerut
- Апреля 30, 2017

Hoardings calling for boycott of Kashmiris and asking them to leave Uttar Pradesh were put up by Jani's organization in Meerut and the Delhi-Dehradun highway outside colleges on Friday. Earlier, while speaking to HT, Sena president Jani had claimed that his organisation would not tolerate attacks on army jawans by stone pelters in the militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir. (more...)

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