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Philippines' Duterte gives China free pass over sea row Philippines' Duterte gives China free pass over sea row
- Апреля 30, 2017

However, it did include in a section separate to the South China Sea chapter the need to show "full respect for legal and diplomatic processes" in resolving disputes. ASEAN, which makes decisions by consensus, has previously struggled to come up with statements on the issue, with Duterte's predecessor often pushing for a tougher tone against China and getting pushback from members, like Beijing's allies Cambodia and Laos, unwilling to upset their largest trading partner and most important ... (more...)
IPL: KKR march ahead with a victory against DD IPL: KKR march ahead with a victory against DD
- Апреля 30, 2017

It is now 13 wins in a row, stretching back to 2012, for Kolkata at their home ground when chasing. The 38-year-old hasn't always been economical but hasn't failed to pick up a wicket in a single match this season and boasts of an impressive tally of eight wickets in five matches this season . (more...)
Heavy clashes hit Rojava as Syrian Kurds respond to Turkish attacks Heavy clashes hit Rojava as Syrian Kurds respond to Turkish attacks
- Апреля 30, 2017

Turkish warplanes killed more than two dozen Kurdish fighters in strikes in Syria and Iraq , where the Kurds are key players in the battle against the militant Islamic State (IS) group. Air Force Colonel John Dorrian told a Pentagon teleconference. Turkey had been eying attacks against the YPG since their invasion of Syria last August, and this appears to be the beginning of increased military hostilities between the two sides. (more...)
Families Of Shooting Victims To Continue Lawsuit Against Aaron Hernandez Families Of Shooting Victims To Continue Lawsuit Against Aaron Hernandez
- Апреля 30, 2017

Hernandez was alone at the time of the hanging". The center studies CTE, a degenerative brain disease that has been found in N.F.L. players and other athletes who have experienced repeated trauma to the head. That unnamed officer's possible punishment is said to be because he missed a 2 a.m. walkthrough, which would have been just an hour before Hernandez was found dead. (more...)
Iran receives positive signals from OPEC, NON-OPEC countries for output cuts Iran receives positive signals from OPEC, NON-OPEC countries for output cuts
- Апреля 30, 2017

It remains unclear whether Russian Federation will support an extension of the deal, under which OPEC agreed to cut 1.2 million b/d and 11 non-OPEC countries led by Russian Federation committed to a 558,000 b/d cut from January through June. (more...)
US Nuclear Submarine Arrives in South Korea US Nuclear Submarine Arrives in South Korea
- Апреля 30, 2017

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said they are closely watching North Korean military action in the Wonsan city area, where the drills are reportedly being held. imperialists". Japan's Chokai and the USS Fitzgerald, both destroyers, also operated together in the Sea of Japan, the U.S. Navy announced. "If the U.S. (more...)
France Claims It Has Proof Assad Was Behind Chemical Weapons Attack France Claims It Has Proof Assad Was Behind Chemical Weapons Attack
- Апреля 30, 2017

Much of the worldwide community pointed the finger at the Assad regime for the attack, though it denied any responsibility. Briefing reporters, he said Israel estimates Assad still has "between one and three tons" of chemical weapons. Damascus has repeatedly denied possession of any chemical weapons. Ahead of that disarmament, Assad's government disclosed it had some 1,300 tons of chemical weapons, including sarin, VX nerve agent and mustard gas. (more...)
Tillerson Calls For Pressure Against North Korea Tillerson Calls For Pressure Against North Korea
- Апреля 30, 2017

Trump did not answer reporters' questions about the missile launch upon returning to the White House from a daytrip to Atlanta. When asked whether the missile test was provocative, U.S. official said. He asked for a halt to imports from North Korea, especially shipments of coal, and an end to a guest-worker program that provides cheap labor for other countries and earns hard currency for Pyongyang. (more...)
Netanyahu refuses to meet German minister in diplomatic spat Netanyahu refuses to meet German minister in diplomatic spat
- Апреля 30, 2017

Speaking after Netanyahu canceled their meeting, Gabriel said German officials would be called "crazy" if the German government acted in such a way during a Netanyahu visit to Germany. Germany in March cancelled an annual meeting of German and Israeli leaders that was to take place in May amid rising frustration in Berlin with settlement activity in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. (more...)
United reaches 'amicable' settlement with doctor dragged off flight United reaches 'amicable' settlement with doctor dragged off flight
- Апреля 30, 2017

A condition of the settlement is that the monetary amount will remain confidential. United should be applauded "for this acceptance of corporate accountability", said Thomas Demetrio, one of Dao's lawyers. Munoz first defended the airline and described Dao as "belligerent" before publicly apologizing days later and vowing to do better. "He said that being dragged down the aisle was more horrifying and harrowing than what he experienced leaving Vietnam" in 1975 when Saigon fell. (more...)
North Korea Test-Fires Ballistic Missile, Fails North Korea Test-Fires Ballistic Missile, Fails
- Апреля 30, 2017

Trump's Twitter post read: "North Korea disrespected the wishes of China & its highly respected President when it launched, though unsuccessfully, a missile today". This, as Secretary Tillerson has claimed the North is getting closer to building a long range nuclear missile that could reach the U.S. US President Donald Trump has taken a hard line with Pyongyang and sent a US aircraft supercarrier to Korean waters. (more...)
Pope Francis urges unity against fanaticism Pope Francis urges unity against fanaticism
- Апреля 30, 2017

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community, at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. This is his first visit to Cairo, but he is the second Pope who visits Egypt. The pope's visit is primarily aimed at forging a united Christian-Islamic front against religious militancy. The spiritual leader of the world's nearly 1.3 billion Catholics will lead mass for some 30,000 believers in a stadium on the outskirts of Cairo. (more...)
North Korea's missile test fails, US military says
- Апреля 30, 2017

Yet North Korea's repeated blunders don't quite add up, especially when you take the poor success rate of their missile launches and compare that to expectations. Either way, Trump will have some crucial decisions to make in response to North Korea, so as to prevent an escalation of hostilities that may prove catastrophic for the world. (more...)
North Korea test-fires unidentified missile — South Korean military North Korea test-fires unidentified missile — South Korean military
- Апреля 30, 2017

US President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping at their first summit in Florida earlier this year. "We much prefer a negotiated solution to this problem but are committed to defending ourselves and our allies", said US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. (more...)
Warm and unsettled weather into the weekend Warm and unsettled weather into the weekend
- Апреля 30, 2017

Winds could also gust as high as 25 miles per hour throughout the day. Highs will be in the upper 70s/ low 80s and winds will be from the northwest at 10-15 miles per hour. Wind will be less intense Friday afternoon, staying at 10-15 miles per hour. Patchy fog is likely before 9 a.m. Friday . Thursday night: Partly cloudy, low around 36. (more...)
Federal judge issues order to block Arkansas executions Federal judge issues order to block Arkansas executions
- Апреля 30, 2017

Supreme Court reauthorized the death penalty in 1976. Arkansas' plans to carry out six executions over two weeks - already stopped by a state judge - were doubly halted Saturday by a federal judge who raised constitutional concerns. The company accused the Department of Correction of misleadingly using its medical director's license, which was to be used only to order products for "legitimate medical uses", to buy the drug. (more...)
Arkansas prepares for first double execution in US since 2000 Arkansas prepares for first double execution in US since 2000
- Апреля 30, 2017

He requested the holy communion as his last meal and declined to make any final statement . Arkansas had hoped to carry out the executions before the end of the month, when the state's supply of midazolam - a sedative used in the state's lethal injection protocol - expires. (more...)
Canada pushes back against Trump attack on Canadian dairy industry Canada pushes back against Trump attack on Canadian dairy industry
- Апреля 30, 2017

He said the USA now enjoys a $400-million dairy surplus with Canada. "It is an unwise policy that violates our agreements and hurts our farmers, and we agreed to work together to immediately address the issue", Schumer, D-N.Y., said in a statement about his phone call with Trump. (more...)
Defeated first-round candidate Dupont-Aignan endorses Le Pen for French president Defeated first-round candidate Dupont-Aignan endorses Le Pen for French president
- Апреля 30, 2017

M - The interim leader that Marine Le Pen chose to run her far-right party while she ran for the presidency has been forced to step down because he praised a Holocaust denier and expressed doubt that the Nazis used poison gas to murder Jews, NYTimes reported. (more...)
Indonesia police thwart plan by hardline Muslims to guard poll stations Indonesia police thwart plan by hardline Muslims to guard poll stations
- Апреля 30, 2017

Although Purnama apologised for passing offending remarks, he denied committing blasphemy. His troubles began in September when he lightheartedly said in a speech that his rivals were tricking people into voting against him by using a Koranic verse, which some interpret as meaning Muslims should only choose Muslim leaders. (more...)

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