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Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags The violence erupted in response to a failed attempt by security forces to capture Isnilon Hapilon , who the government believes is Islamic State's point-man in the Philippines . "I'll imprison you myself", he said , referring to any soldiers who commit violations, then he joked: "If you had raped three, I will admit it, that's on me". [Full Article...]

Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns

Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns President Donald Trump received warm receptions from Arab, Israeli and Palestinian leaders this week during his first foreign trip, but those hoping to see him revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process were disappointed. U.S. sponsored national memorial site, served as the gateway toward the Old City's liberation and Jerusalem's reunification 50 years ago. In the afternoon, the prime mini... [Full Article...]

Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger United States ties

Chancellor Angela Merkel is a deeply convinced Atlanticist who feels it is right to flag differences in Germany's ties with the United States in order to maintain healthy relations, her spokesman said on Monday. Following the end of the G-7 meeting in Sicily on Saturday, Merkel was sharply critical of Trump's decision not to join the other countries in reiterating support for the 2015 Paris Agr... [Full Article...]

Beach closed after 25 sharks sighted Sunday

Beach closed after 25 sharks sighted Sunday Monday morning, a fisherman in the area hooked and released a 10-12 foot shark. San Clemente's beaches were closed in April when a shark bit a woman in the thigh and earlier this month when 15 sharks were observed swimming offshore . It takes heavy fishing gear to hook a large shark and "it's something that is discouraged", said Humphreys. When I left the scene, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commis... [Full Article...]

Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking

Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking Palestinian Authority officials did not return JTA's request for comment. First lady Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump also visited the separate area for women to pray at the Western Wall. "By visiting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and then becoming the first American president to visit the Western Wall - the holiest place in Judaism and a place rightly belonging to the State of Israe... [Full Article...]

Korea fired shots at birds, not balloon carrying leaflets

North Korea has accused the USA of escalating tensions with its actions and refers to its missile launches as measures to safeguard its country. Pyongyang's actions are holding South Korea and neighboring countries at risk, and there is need to "take that risk away without taking his systems away", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump holds off climate change pact, will make decision 'next week'

Trump could announce he is pulling the US from the deal, which would trigger a withdrawal process that wouldn't conclude until November 2020 at the earliest. "It would be taken as a statement that climate change is not a problem; is not real", said Graham, who has previously spoken about climate change being caused by humans. [Full Article...]

Medicine Shops Across India To Remain Closed As Chemists Protest 'Stringent' Regulations

Medicine Shops Across India To Remain Closed As Chemists Protest 'Stringent' Regulations Bhubaneswar: Medicine stores will remain close for 24 hours following a strike called by All India Organisation of Chemist and Drugist across the country on Monday. "We can not call off the strike on such short notice and without any assurance", Sandeep Nangia, president, Retail Distributors Chemists Association, was quoted as saying by the daily. [Full Article...]

Iran shrugs off Trump threats, missile tests to carry on

Iran shrugs off Trump threats, missile tests to carry on In the expert's words, although Iran's Hassan Rouhani evidently won more votes in the last presidential election than during the previous elections, the Iranian citizens have growing expectations in regard to ensuring certain liberalization processes inside the country and achieving success in the economy sphere. [Full Article...]

Telecom services to become expensive under GST

Entertainment activities, household and personal care products will become cheaper under the upcoming regime. Telecoms and financial services will be taxed at a standard rate of 18% while transport services will be taxed at 5%, Jaitley told reporters after a meeting of the GST Council in Srinagar . [Full Article...]

World Health Organization to be headed by an African for the first time

Chan will be retiring as the head of World Health Organization after serving the agency for a decade. "Given the failure to accurately identify and report cholera to World Health Organization by his home country, Dr. Tedros will begin his five-year term after Margaret Chan , a former Hong Kong health director, steps down on Jun 30 after ten years of service. During a campaign that called f... [Full Article...]

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day but not the next

The two men shook hands at the start of their face-to-face meeting. In the end, it doesn't matter all that much whether Trump gets along with the Pope, as long as they can work together-say, on stopping Christian persecution-where there are common interests. [Full Article...]

Elections in Iran: Ruhani's victory means no radical change of course

Delivering his televised victory speech after winning a second term as the Iranian president in a landslide, Hassan Rouhani said that the Iranian people have indicated through this election that they "want to live in peace and friendship with the world, without accepting any humiliation or threat". [Full Article...]

Palestinian hunger striking prisoners plan to observe Ramadan fasting

More than 800 inmates ended the strike that began on April 17, after talks held with the International Committee for the Red Cross and the Palestinian Authority concluded in an agreement to change some of the prisoners' conditions, the Prison Service Statement said. [Full Article...]

Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 6 people

Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 6 people It is believed to be the most serious storm to hit Moscow in more than 100 years. 'There are casualties as a result of the storm, more than 40 people applied for medical attention. "The sky darkened noticeably and the winds were extremely strong. with debris flying around from all directions", he told the BBC. "My condolences to the families and friends of the deceased", wrote the mayor. [Full Article...]

Suspected killer of 8 in MS blames domestic dispute

Suspected killer of 8 in MS blames domestic dispute Investigators later found the bodies of two boys in nearby Brookhaven. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Mitchell said the shootings followed "several years" of Godbolt abusing his stepdaughter. The MBI identified the slain deputy as 36-year-old William Durr, who served two years at the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department and four years with Brookhaven police. [Full Article...]

Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by US

Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by US Khamenei also insulted the Saudis as "idiots" for thinking they could purchase the friendship of "pagans and enemies" with their oil money, describing them as "milk cows for the Americans". He further accused Riyadh of trading its wealth with "pagans and enemies". The hard-line supreme leader went on to warn that Saudi Arabia's rulers are facing a "certain downfall" for aligning themselves... [Full Article...]

Massive search operation on in Pathankot after discovery of 'suspicious' bag

Massive search operation on in Pathankot after discovery of 'suspicious' bag No one has claimed the bags", said Lakhvir Singh, SP (investigation). Army, SWAT commandos have launch search operation after the bag was found hidden and stuffed in a gunny sack. The restrictions were in place in seven police station areas of Srinagar - - Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, Rainawari, Kralkhud and Maisuma, officials said. [Full Article...]

Cattle rule unconstitutional, will challenge it legally: Mamata

Cattle rule unconstitutional, will challenge it legally: Mamata Yearly, two out of the four Cabinet meetings will be held in the hills. "This is a question of livelihood for thousands of farmers in the state and has been in practise for ages. We are not accepting that. It is unconstitutional and we will challenge it legally. With these laws, there are trying to interfere with the state power and authorities. [Full Article...]

Maharashtra HSC Result 2017: 12th Results 2017 on May 30 at mahresult

Maharashtra HSC Result 2017: 12th Results 2017 on May 30 at mahresult There is good news for 15 lakh students of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education ( MSBSHSE ). MBSHSE will declare the HSC 12th results on the official website at 1 pm. Enter the necessary details correctly and press submit button. Of this 6,56,000 were girls and 8,48,000 were boys. This year, the Maharashtra Board has taken several steps to ensure that t... [Full Article...]


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