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Palestinian hunger strike sparks clashes with Israeli forces in Bethlehem Palestinian hunger strike sparks clashes with Israeli forces in Bethlehem
- April 22, 2017

More hardline still was the reaction by Israel's intelligence and transportation minister, who tweeted that Barghouti should have been executed after his conviction for murder in 2004 in an Israeli court . Opinion polls suggest Barghouti is the top contender to succeed Mr Abbas as president. PA President Mahmoud Abbas called on the worldwide community "to intervene to save the lives of Palestinian prisoners who have opened hunger strikes... (more...)
Korea dismisses Trump's reported remark that it was part of China
- April 22, 2017

VISA PROGRAM Trump orders federal agencies to look at tightening a temporary visa program used to bring high-skilled foreign workers to the United States as he tries to carry out his campaign pledges to put "America First". The comments were made during Pence's 10-day trip to the Asia-Pacific region, which includes South Korea, Japan, Indonesia and Australia. Abe, right, and Pence shake hands at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, on April 18, 2017. (more...)
French far-right presidential candidate Le Pen is 'strongest on borders'
- April 22, 2017

The referendum together with negotiations with the European Union on the status of France later became one of the key points of Le Pen's presidential election program. Why are people talking about Marine Le Pen? Le Pen's popularity has dismayed Europe's liberals, who fear a rise of the Populist Right in elections across the continent in The Netherlands, France and Germany. (more...)
We won't discuss reports Russian troops moving towards N. Korea border - RIA We won't discuss reports Russian troops moving towards N. Korea border - RIA
- April 22, 2017

The latest bellicose statement follows North Korea's weekend display of military hardware in a parade marking the birthday of its founder Kim Il Sung and two attempted missile tests, one of which failed. The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the North's ruling Workers' Party, did not mince its words in a commentary, saying North Korea was fully prepared for any USA attack. (more...)
Wildlife groups want giraffes added to endangered species list Wildlife groups want giraffes added to endangered species list
- April 22, 2017

Yet giraffes have no protection under USA law. "Considering the ongoing threats to giraffes and their small remaining populations, now is the time for Endangered Species Act protections for this seriously and increasingly imperiled species", the petitioners wrote. (more...)
EPL Wrap: Sunderland draws West Ham; Leicester gets draw; more results
- April 22, 2017

Cattermole himself had a hard day, booked with less than a minute on the clock after he fouled Andre Ayew, as the Ghana worldwide prepared to shoot from the edge of the area. West Ham boss Slaven Bilic bemoaned Sunderland's late equaliser but he accepts a draw was a fair outcome. The first blunder was caused by a whipped in Wahbi Khazri corner, with the ball flying right over Randolph's head and into the top-corner to make it 1-1 in the first-half. (more...)
UN Security Council Blasts N. Korea Missile Test, Threatens Sanctions
- April 22, 2017

However, Mr Pempel noted that South Korean media has not taken kindly to Donald Trump's aggressiveness on the matter and that the country "want [s] and deserve consultation before any military moves". USA officials said there was a higher-than-usual level of activity by Chinese bombers, signalling a possible heightened state of readiness by Beijing , reclusive North Korea's sole major ally, although the officials played down concerns and left open a range of possible reasons. (more...)
Anantnag By-Polls Deferred To 25 May By The Election Commission Anantnag By-Polls Deferred To 25 May By The Election Commission
- April 22, 2017

J&K PCC chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir, who is seeking election to Lok Sabha from home constituency Anantnag, said he will withdraw unless Governor's Rule is imposed in the state. Eight civilians were killed and scores injured in firing by security forces as mobs tried to attack some polling stations in the constituency during balloting on Sunday. (more...)
Chemical attack: US Sec. of State criticizes Russian Federation
- April 22, 2017

Trump spent Friday in Florida, in private meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping. President Trump's decision to launch almost 60 Tomahawk cruise missiles against Al Shayrat air base, from which the Syrian air force flew to drop chemical weapons on the town of Khan Sheikhoun earlier this week, was swift and purposeful. (more...)
What Terrorism, Put Options, Sunday's French Election Have in Common
- April 22, 2017

The attacker - named by the Paris prosecutor's office as Karim Cheurfi - killed one police officer and badly injured two others in the attack at around 9 p.m. France's presidential candidates stressed their commitment to fight terrorism after the killing of a policeman on the Champs-Elysees in Paris threatened to shift voter sentiment in the final stages of the cliffhanger race. (more...)
United States tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one
- April 22, 2017

President Donald Trump issued only two simple words to North Korea Monday however. On Sunday, media said he was scarier than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Late Monday, Pence reiterated in a joint statement alongside South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn that "all options are on the table" and said any use of nuclear weapons by Pyongyang would be met with "an overwhelming and effective response". (more...)
Early results show defeat for Jakarta's Christian governor Early results show defeat for Jakarta's Christian governor
- April 22, 2017

This election is being seen as a choice between the secular policies Indonesia has practised since independence and a hardline political Islam that has strengthened in recent years, the BBC's Rebecca Henschke in Jakarta reports. In his victory speech, he insisted that he is committed to diversity and unity. But many analysts believe that could be hard given the groups that he has aligned himself with during this campaign. (more...)
UN Security Council fails to condemn North Korea's missile test
- April 22, 2017

Pence on Monday had traveled to the tense zone dividing the two Koreas, where he warned North Korea's leaders that after years of testing the USA and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, "the era of strategic patience is over". Both the USA and South Korea believe that the recent missile test by North Korea failed . " North Korea has referred to me as the lesser evil". (more...)
North Korea shows off new generation of ballistic missiles in military parade North Korea shows off new generation of ballistic missiles in military parade
- April 22, 2017

The U.S. Pacific Command said the missile blew up nearly immediately and that its type was still being assessed. The leaflets were sent to the North to coincide with the 105th birthday of North Korea's founding leader Kim Il-sung. "North Korea is a liability to everybody and it's a threat not just to the United States, not just to South Korea, not just to Japan, not just to Russian Federation, but it's actually a threat to China as well", McFarland said Sunday on "Fox News Sunday". (more...)
Italy receives migrants after Mediterranean rescue ops
- April 22, 2017

But at least 20 drowned as aid workers struggled to rescue more than 1,500 migrants in one ongoing operation. The journey from Libya across the Mediterranean to Italy is now the main route to Europe for migrants. A rescue ship on Saturday brought 504 migrants and one corpse to Pozzallo, Sicily, and while another boat brought about 500 other migrants to Augusta, Sicily. (more...)
Are We Going to War With North Korea This Weekend?
- April 22, 2017

The move triggered questions about Trump's plans for North Korea, which has conducted several missile and nuclear tests . Earlier, as the USS aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and its strike group sailed towards the peninsula, North Korea's official KCNA news agency, citing a spokesman for the General Staff of the Korean People's Army, warned of a "merciless" retaliation against any United States provocation. (more...)
Attack on security service office in Russian Federation kills 2 Attack on security service office in Russian Federation kills 2
- April 22, 2017

The incident happened at an FSB office in the Khabarovsk region, which is close to China, and another visitor was injured in the attack. The Site Intelligence Group, a US-based monitoring service, said that the self-proclaimed "Islamic State" (IS) group claimed responsibility for the attack through its Amaq news agency . (more...)
Gorsuch heads for confirmation as Senate tears up own rules Gorsuch heads for confirmation as Senate tears up own rules
- April 22, 2017

Neil Gorsuch, the 49-year-old federal judge nominated by President Donald Trump as supreme court justice, was confirmed to the life-long position on Friday, restoring a conservative majority to the nine-member United States supreme court. This morning, the Senate came together to confirm the 113 justice of the Supreme Court with a vote of 54-45. Republicans had to go " nuclear " in order to get Gorsuch confirmed, opting to rewrite the rules to eliminate the need for a 60-vote majority to ... (more...)
CGBSE 10th result 2017, Toppers list declared at cgbse.net CGBSE 10th result 2017, Toppers list declared at cgbse.net
- April 22, 2017

So, participants soon after completion of the exam are very much excited to check CGBSE Class X Results 2017. Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education ( CGBSE ) declared the result for class 10th board exam yesterday. Candidates can check CBGSE 10th Class HS Results from the direct link provided below. However, this year, it's reverse as 10th results are coming first. (more...)
Stand up against wrongdoings of political masters : Rajnath Stand up against wrongdoings of political masters : Rajnath
- April 22, 2017

Haan mein haan naa milaiye (Do not be a yes-man). "Do not betray your conscience". Attending as the chief guest the inaugural session of the Civil Services Day here, Singh said civil servants should endeavour to become part of the solution and they should never be part of the problem. (more...)