Friday June 23-rd, 2017

BRICS nations vow to speed global recovery

Tension between the nuclear-armed neighbours has escalated since a September 18 attack on an army base in held Kashmir, near the disputed frontier with Pakistan, killed 19 Indian soldiers in the worst such assault in 14 years. "In a world of new secu...

At least 22 die as major fire breaks out in Bhubaneswar hospital

With the fire growing out of control, utter chaos reigned in the hospital's wards as panic-stricken patients, attendants and hospital staff ran for their lives as smoke spread to the intensive care unit [ICU], hampering the rescue operation.

Duterte: No Bargaining With China on South China Sea Duterte: No Bargaining With China on South China Sea

He has been angered by USA criticism of his war on crime, which has claimed more than 3,700 lives, and praised China and Russian Federation for showing him "respect". Richard Gordon, chairman of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights who ...

Putin to Kremlin journalists: US is watching you

The Obama administration has asked the Central Intelligence Agency to deliver options on possible retaliatory cyber attacks on Russian Federation created to " embarrass " the country's leadership, NBC News reports. That India values its "special ...

Jubeir: Saudi Arabia Ready for Ceasefire in Yemen if Houthis Agree

Since March 2015, Yemen has been gripped by war pitting the Houthi group, backed by troops loyal to ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh, and the internationally recognized Hadi government, which is backed by Saudi Arabia . In Yemen where mistakes ar...

Utah vote splinters as anti-Trump sentiment spreads

They knew he couldn't win. "If there's one thing I've learned in my time in the agency, I know how to spot a con-man when I see one", McMullin quipped to enthusiastic applause. Sen. Mike Lee stood against Trump during the Republican convention and ...

Unshackled, Trump unleashes aggressive attacks on own party Unshackled, Trump unleashes aggressive attacks on own party

Paduchik writes that he spoke with Trump about Borges on Thursday, when Trump made a pair of OH campaign stops, and describes Trump as being "very disappointed with Borges' duplicity". The aggressive shift is in line with the philosophy of recently h...

A look at the women making allegations against Trump

One of the women, Jessica Leeds , said Trump groped her on an airplane flight more than three decades ago. "That I can tell you". Instead, he began kissing her cheeks. "Whether it was 15 minutes or not, it seemed like forever", she said. It wa...

US admiral says missiles fired again at US ship near Yemen US admiral says missiles fired again at US ship near Yemen

The Mason , an Arleigh Burke class of guided missile destroyer whose home port is Norfolk, Virginia, has been targeted twice before by missile fire out of Yemen, according to the U.S. The rockets fired at the USS Mason on Sunday and again Wednesda...

9 killed after bridge collapses near Indonesia's Bali island 9 killed after bridge collapses near Indonesia's Bali island

Officer Arendra Wahyudi added that water at the site was less than two meters deep, but numerous victims were struck by debris. He said two of those injured in the collapse are in serious condition. Bali is a popular tourist destination, known for it...

One girl under 15 married every seven seconds, Save the Children says One girl under 15 married every seven seconds, Save the Children says

Some of the countries absent have notable issues, such as Russian Federation, which has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world, and China, "where people kill baby girls like housework" according to CNN , and there are over 10...

Assad says Aleppo to serve as springboard for liberation

Aleppo has been under bombardment by the joint Russian-Syrian forces ever since a U.S. -Russia ceasefire deal broke down in September. "There are still people stuck under the rubble in (the opposition-held district of) Tariq al-Bab and the rescuer...

EU chief vows no compromise as UK heads for hard exit

Theresa May's key committee focusing on the Brexit process has double the proportion of pro-leave ministers than the full cabinet, according to reports. Cabinet minister Priti Patel has likened Brexit negotiations to high stakes gambling as she insis...

Led coalition increases airstrikes on militant-held Mosul

There is much speculation about what ISIS will do to hold on to the city, which the militants captured in June 2014. Now recaptured, it's a staging base run by the 101st Airborne Division. He further hoped that the Mosul residents will be free fro...

Rajinikanth visits hospital to enquire about Jaya's health Rajinikanth visits hospital to enquire about Jaya's health

Chennithala said the hospital chairman, Prathap C Reddy and Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar told him that the Chief Minister was recovering fast. Hospital sources said on Sunday that the expert analysed Jayalalithaa's treatment and consulted the ...

Sturgeon warns of possible Scottish independence referendum

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will declare herself the main opposition to British Prime Minister Theresa May's government, setting a course that is created to show Scotland is moving in a different direction from the rest of Britain.

Two killed in shooting attack by Palestinian in Jerusalem Two killed in shooting attack by Palestinian in Jerusalem

The attacker escaped and headed to the tomb of the Hebrew prophet Samuel, 1.3 kilometers north of Jerusalem's Ramot neighborhood. Arriving for a cabinet meeting, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said: "Moments ago we experienced in Jeru...

Sterling firms as May offers scrutiny on Brexit, dollar buoyant

Mr Davis said their desire to blame Brexit had proved to be "entirely untrue" and claimed some companies were making their employees nervous by "guessing the worst outcomes" of Brexit. Can the prime minister now confirm that access to the single-mark...

Britain and United States consider extra sanctions against Assad and his supporters

The breakdown of the ceasefire negotiated between Washington and Moscow has been followed by a major uptick in violence in Aleppo, where Syrian forces supported by Iran-backed militia and Russian airpower are pressing an offensive to retake the eas...

Email: Clinton campaign tried to move back Illinois primary

Halpin added: "I imagine they think it is the most socially acceptable politically conservative religion". The 2011 email is between John Podesta, the subject of the hack and Clinton's campaign chairman, Palmieri and John Halpin, a senior fellow at...

Email: Clinton campaign sought to cancel Wall Street speech

Some Clinton aides expressed concerns about the timing of the speech. "I mean what is really the big deal to say I made a mistake with not having two emails and I'm sorry", Tangen asked in a subsequent email on the September 4 chain. Clinton did no...

Oil slips from price high over Russian uncertainty

West Texas Intermediate, the US benchmark for crude oil prices, was down 1.6 percent to start the trading day at $49.97 per barrel. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) has invited Russian Federation to attend a meeting la...

Trump, escalating rhetoric, says Clinton Trump, escalating rhetoric, says Clinton "has to go to jail"

During a rally in West Palm Beach, Fla., near the site of his Mar-a-Lago resort where one of the alleged assaults took place, Trump defended himself by telling the audience to "take a look at these people , and you study these people and you'll un...

2 women accuse Trump of touching them inappropriately

Leeds said she did not complain about the incident on the flight because of the culture of the time . "He was like an octopus", said Leeds, now 74. Read the full New York Times story here. In a statement issued by his campaign shortly afte...

Rosneft, Trafigura to Buy 98% Stake in Essar Oil for $13 Billion Rosneft, Trafigura to Buy 98% Stake in Essar Oil for $13 Billion

Oct 15 Russian oil major Rosneft said on Saturday it would use Venezuelan crude to supply India's Vadinar refinery after acquiring the plant from Essar Oil . India's Economic Times newspaper said the Essar Group conglomerate would sign a financial...

India, Russia to Announce Ka-226T Helicopter Joint Venture

Senior MoD officials confirmed that India and Russian Federation will sign a shareholders agreement for the joint venture (JV) in manufacturing K-226T helicopters in India. In addition to this, the heads of the state corporations will conduct a serie...

Close coordination between India, China on banning Masood Azhar: Swarup

The development momentum of China-India ties is encouraging, and a healthy and stable China-India relationship is conducive not only to both countries' development, but to safeguarding the developing countries' reasonable interests in global governan...

Turkish-Backed Syrian Rebels Set to Attack IS-held Town

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels have stormed Isis-held village of Dabiq in Syria, which militants believe will be the site of Doomsday. He added that Turkey would like to see some of the 3 million refugees that have fled to Turkey return home. According ...

Egypt restates respect for Ethiopia's sovereignty: Ministry of foreign affairs

Rights groups say more than 500 people have been killed in protests in the Oromiya region since previous year, when anger over a development scheme for the capital turned into broader anti-government demonstrations over politics and human rights ab...

Iraq army prepared for final push to retake Mosul

ISIS has deployed numerous small drones, mostly for surveillance, he said . The use by IS of drones carrying explosives that are meant to blow up when they hit their target is a relatively new development. "We should have been ready for this, and ...

Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland will become an independent country Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland will become an independent country

The stand-off follows Ms Sturgeon saying on Thursday that she would publish a draft referendum bill for consultation next week, and warning Mrs May she would go to the country unless Holyrood secures sweeping new powers as part of a deal on Bre...

Cleveland Indians SS Francisco Lindor continues to shine

Toronto squandered a six-hitter from Marco Estrada - the team's first complete game all year. The network will stream the game free for cable subscribers on the Watch TBS app , which can be downloaded via the iTunes store, the Google Play store, ...

NYC official: No evidence Trump gave $10K to 9/11 fund NYC official: No evidence Trump gave $10K to 9/11 fund

Donald Trump didn't give to 9/11 charities in the year or so after the devastating terrorist attacks, contrary to his claim, and he may not have given at all, according to a city audit unearthed by the Daily News . Since then, the businessman with ...

Ceasefire extended to salvage Farc deal Ceasefire extended to salvage Farc deal

Truce extended through the end of the year as government seeks to revive a peace deal after a shock referendum defeat . He made the announcement on television after meeting with students who have been organising demonstrations across the country to...

Clinton says she can't recall key details about email server Clinton says she can't recall key details about email server

US Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has said she can not recall key details about using a private email server while Secretary of State, documents show. She acknowledged, however, that she did not want State Department officials seeing her person...

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