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Appealing for calm, China says USA wants talks on North Korea Appealing for calm, China says USA wants talks on North Korea
- Мая 01, 2017

As the brown bomber jacket-clad vice president was briefed near the military demarcation line, two North Korean soldiers watched from a short distance away, one taking multiple photographs of the American visitor. "We appreciate the challenging time in which the people of Japan live with increasing provocation across the Sea of Japan", Pence said in Tokyo before a lunch with Abe. (more...)
Kejriwal afraid of defeat, says BJP MP Maheish Girri Kejriwal afraid of defeat, says BJP MP Maheish Girri
- Мая 01, 2017

The BJP has been in power at the municipal corporation for the last 10 years, but has been facing criticism for shoddy work. This is also the first time Bihar's Janata Dal (U) are fighting the MCD polls. And he insisted the only reason the AAP lost the assembly by-poll from Rajouri Garden here this month was because voters were upset that the AAP MLA resigned to contest in Punjab. (more...)
Saudi police arrest 46 cell members linked to Medina bombing Saudi police arrest 46 cell members linked to Medina bombing
- Мая 01, 2017

Talking to reporters, Mr Al Turki said that 32 of those arrested were Saudis, while the 14 others were from Egypt , Pakistan , Yemen , Afghanistan, Sudan and Jordan. When the smell emitted from the body, the terrorists wrapped the body in a carpet and took it to the rest house in Al-Harazat district, where it was buried in one-meter-deep hole. (more...)
Syrian official threatens to respond to alleged Israeli strike Syrian official threatens to respond to alleged Israeli strike
- Мая 01, 2017

A Syrian military source reportedly said , "The missiles were fired from the occupied territory, which led to explosions on the ground and property damage", Lebanese media reported . Ayrault had said samples from the site of the attack bore the traces of the chemical weapons believed to remain in Assad's arsenal. The Syrian army said on January 13, 2016 that Israel had targeted the Mezze military airbase. (more...)
27 injured as Aeroflot flight to Bangkok hits air pocket 27 injured as Aeroflot flight to Bangkok hits air pocket
- Мая 01, 2017

One of the passengers posted a video saying that the turbulence "was so bad that it was throwing people around like insane". Evgenia Zibrova , who recorded the video, said: "Numerous air pockets one hour before landing led to broken bones, internal and external bleeding". (more...)
Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko rematch could be on Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko rematch could be on
- Мая 01, 2017

As I'm thinking about the fight and it's still fresh, I'm actually taking down notes of little things of how I can improve. A heavyweight title fight unlike any seen in the country that invented boxing didn't just end with the hometown favorite's hand aloft in victory. (more...)
China Celebrates Launch Of 'Homemade' Aircraft Carrier China Celebrates Launch Of 'Homemade' Aircraft Carrier
- Мая 01, 2017

Beijing bought the ship in 1998 and towed it to China, where it underwent years of extensive refurbishing before being commissioned as the Liaoning in 2012. China is reportedly already starting work on its third carrier, which the nationalistic tabloid, the Global Times , promises will be "much more advanced". (more...)
Protestors demand Trump release tax returns Protestors demand Trump release tax returns
- Мая 01, 2017

Minutes earlier, Trump once again gave his favorite history lesson: "easily won the Electoral College!" GREG ALLEN, BYLINE: As a candidate, Donald Trump said he wouldn't release his tax returns because he was being audited by the IRS. (more...)
ISIS launches chemical attacks in Mosul, say Iraqi military ISIS launches chemical attacks in Mosul, say Iraqi military
- Мая 01, 2017

OCHA statement came as fierce battles are underway to drive out the extremist IS militants from the western side of Mosul, including the densely-populated old city center with its old houses at the maze-like narrow allies. "We've said for many months that as we got into the old part of the city, the dense urban terrain there, that it would be extraordinarily hard", Dorrian continued. (more...)
Amid Cong din, Telangana legislature passes Land bill Amid Cong din, Telangana legislature passes Land bill
- Мая 01, 2017

Congress members, who were holding placards, stood up and tried to raise an issue (on farmers problems). PCC president N. Uttam Kumar Reddy said there was no urgency on the part of government to take up amendments to the Land Acquisition Bill and House can be extended for the objective. (more...)
Arkansas Executes Ledell Lee In First Execution Since 2005 Arkansas Executes Ledell Lee In First Execution Since 2005
- Мая 01, 2017

New justice Neil Gorsuch voted with the majority of five on the U.S. Supreme Court to deny the stay of execution sought by Lee and the other inmates. Lee, too, has maintained his innocence in the more than two decades since the killing that landed him on death row. The Supreme Court played a key role in Thursday's execution. (more...)
China defends N Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles China defends N Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles
- Мая 01, 2017

Pyongyang's regime has called that "a red line", and has since begun its own training for pre-emptive strikes and speeded up its testing of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. Pence reassured Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the US considers its alliance with Japan to be a cornerstone of security in the region. -South Korean installation, which is just outside the 2.5-mile wide (4 kilometers) DMZ. (more...)
Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus
- Мая 01, 2017

Israel participates in the war in Syria in various forms, which include using weapons against Syrian army positions and directly supporting terrorist groups which fight against government troops, Assad told Venezuelan Telesur broadcaster. (more...)
The unusual 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner, and alternative events The unusual 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner, and alternative events
- Мая 01, 2017

Instead, Trump held a campaign-style rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, one of the states he wasn't expected to win in November, with the aim of reminding some of his most ardent supporters that he has kept his campaign promises. Tension between the President and news organizations has been a hallmark of his early administration. "And I'm proud that all of us are here to defend that right, even if the man in the White House never would". (more...)
Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
- Мая 01, 2017

Ankara denies deliberately targeting them. The US backed the formation of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), dominated by the YPG but also including Arab fighters, yet Ankara contends it is merely a front from the Kurdish group. The strikes killed a number of YPG and peshmerga forces - forces that are assisting the U.S.in its fight against ISIS. Erdogan: Lets turn Raqqa into an ISIS graveyard. (more...)
Apex Court orders Justice Karnan's medical examination Apex Court orders Justice Karnan's medical examination
- Мая 01, 2017

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the formation of a medical board to examine the mental condition of controversial Calcutta high court judge C.S. Karnan, who is facing a contempt case. Justice Karnan, then issued a fresh order, asking them to appear before him on May 1. "I direct the CBI director to register, investigate and file a report", said Karnan, mentioning that he was invoking his inherent power under the High Court to "prevent abuse of process of any court and secure ends of ... (more...)
China, Russia oppose US-made anti-missile system China, Russia oppose US-made anti-missile system
- Мая 01, 2017

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs told CNN the Chinese government opposes any form of cyber attack, and fights against all form of hacker activity. Admiral Harry Harris, commander of the US Pacific Command, told a United States committee hearing on Wednesday that THAAD would become operational " in the coming days". (more...)
'Pressure Not Working?': CBS' Dickerson Asks Trump About North Korea's Missile Tests
- Мая 01, 2017

On Friday, the U.N. Security Council held a ministerial meeting on Pyongyang's escalating weapons program. Trump noted that Chinese President Xi Jinping "has been putting pressure on him also". A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently fail. South Korea's Foreign Ministry denounced the launch as an "obvious" violation of United Nations resolutions and the latest display of North Korea's "belligerence and recklessness". (more...)
Seoul Responds to Trump's Comments on THAAD Cost
- Мая 01, 2017

The newspaper says that the North displayed three types of ICBMs during the parade, including two new types that were inside the canisters. Trump said in an interview with the Washington Times. "North Korea exploits its diplomatic privileges to fund its illicit nuclear technology programmes and constraining its diplomatic activity will cut off a flow of needed resources", Tillerson said . (more...)
Venezuelan officials: 12 dead following overnight violence amid spiralling political crisis Venezuelan officials: 12 dead following overnight violence amid spiralling political crisis
- Мая 01, 2017

Venezuela was rocked by a night of fresh violence during anti-government protests that have now claimed nine lives in three weeks, after an official said Friday that another man had been fatally shot. Speaking Friday to the press, Venezuela's vice-president, Tareck El Aissami, said that the right-wing opposition was continuing to try and overthrow the government by stoking the violence. (more...)

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