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Death toll in Sri Lanka landslide at 151

Death toll in Sri Lanka landslide at 151 She said that they won't be able to return home for days. Listing the most urgently-needed items, he said: "It is food, it is water and sanitation support, water storage facilities, temporary latrines and temporary housing". The Expressway from Colombo to Matara, in the deep south, was flooded in several areas. Sri Lanka has already appealed for global assistance from the United Nations and ... [Full Article...]

Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strike

Now, after repeated vows by Israeli authorities not to negotiate with the jailed Palestinians, and after 20 hours of talks between Israeli officials and Barghouthi, it is reported that the Palestinians will stop the protest. He claimed that jailed strike organiser Marwan Barghouti cynically exploited his fellow prisoners to boost his standing in Fatah and secure his position as a possible succes... [Full Article...]

Kim murder trial moved to Malaysian HC

Kim murder trial moved to Malaysian HC Pray for me so that the case will be over soon and I can go back home". Their plea will be recorded when the case comes up for mention in the Shah Alam High Court since capital punishment comes under the jurisdiction of the High Court. This led the defense lawyers to think that the women might have been framed because the ones, who had knowledge about the case, left the country soon after the at... [Full Article...]

Teen arrested in Germany over suspected planned attack

Teen arrested in Germany over suspected planned attack Police say the boy, whom they did not name, migrated to Germany illegally in 2015 before registering as an asylum seeker. The man was killed days later during a shootout with police in Milan, Italy. He was detained in the Uckermark region north-east of the German capital, Brandenburg police said. It was not immediately clear how advanced his alleged plot was. [Full Article...]

The White House Mess

The White House Mess Dubke met his wife working on President George HW Bush's re-election campaign in 1992, advised Rick Perry when he was governor of Texas, bought advertising for Rudy Giuliani's 2008 presidential campaign and served as the main consultant for Senator Dan Sullivan when he ousted an incumbent in Alaska in 2014. [Full Article...]

Forecast of 2017 hurricane in Atlantic calls for above-normal season

Forecast of 2017 hurricane in Atlantic calls for above-normal season Experts want to stress that even weaker storms can cause significant damage. El Nino is the natural warming of parts of the Pacific Ocean that changes weather worldwide and tends to reduce hurricane activity in the Atlantic. "Key data will be available earlier than ever to make informed decisions", said Robert Fenton, acting administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency . [Full Article...]

Huge car bomb near embassies in Afghan capital, several killed

Huge car bomb near embassies in Afghan capital, several killed The suicide bombing took place in an area close to foreign embassies and the presidential palace. It has caused widespread damage. Reports are coming that the glass panes of the windows and doors of the Indian embassy are damaged. Witnesses said dozens of cars were blocking roads and some wounded people could be seen. Images of shattered glass carpeting a large area of the square are also being sh... [Full Article...]

Things to Know About Joe Lieberman

Things to Know About Joe Lieberman The president departs Friday afternoon on a four-country, nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe. A Democrat-turned-independent, Lieberman, 75, served as a CT senator from 1989 to 2013. Whoever Trump picks will have to win Senate confirmation, and that will likely require demonstrating a willingness to be independent from Trump. "I hold Senator Lieberman's seat", said Sen. [Full Article...]

India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie

India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie Bangladesh's opener Tamim Iqbal , who has been with the team for the last 10 years and has been closely involved in the team's rise as an ODI force, believes it is their hard work that has brought them to such a level where oppositions are wary of them. [Full Article...]

US shoots down mock warhead over Pacific in success for missile defense

Syring's agency sounded a note of caution. Some experts have predicted that North Korea will have a intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. "But the bottom line is it would be a catastrophic war if this turns into a combat if we're not able to resolve this situation through diplomatic means", Mattis said. [Full Article...]

Korea Launches Scud-class Ballistic Missile

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swiftly condemned the test and vowed concerted action with its U.S. ally. The command tracked the missile for six minutes before it fell into the Sea of Japan, in what is known as Japan's exclusive economic zone. [Full Article...]

Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation

Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation Reports have emerged that the closed door meeting between Trump and Abbas was definitely not friendly when Abbas reiterated that his Fatah faction was not involved in anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incitement. U.S. president Donald Trump , left, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands after giving final remarks at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem before Trump's departure, May 23, 2... [Full Article...]

Chelsea Manning Released From Prison

The ex-intelligence analyst - known as Private First Class Bradley Manning - acknowledged leaking the materials and said it was an attempt to expose what she believed was the USA military's apparent disregard for the effects on civilians. "I am looking forward to so much!" In a recent interview with NPR, Steven Nelson, a reporter with U.S. News and World Report, clarified why Obama made a deci... [Full Article...]

McCain: Putin is 'more important threat, more so than ISIS'

Studies Centre. The Arizona senator, who chairs the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee in the United States, says while the new administration is "finding its feet" there are many good people within cabinet. In a speech in Sydney, McCain said China was asserting itself globally, best illustrated by militarizing artificial islands in the South China Sea, a claim repeatedly rejected by B... [Full Article...]

Merkel warns against "simple answers" after Trump meetings

The remarks came soon after G7 and NATO summits, where news reports suggested that not all was well between her and Trump, who is leading the USA towards a more protectionist stance on economic issues and has called for NATO to pay for their share of expenditure of the Atlantic military alliance. [Full Article...]

Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

The sides did not reach consensus on climate change issues, as the United States was " in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement", according to the G7 communique. On Saturday morning, President Trump tweeted in the first person that he will make his final decision on the matter sometime next week. In the week leading up to his departure on the trip, t... [Full Article...]

Sergio Aguero Exit Rumours Are 'Ridiculous,' Says Man City's Khaldoon Al Mubarak

Sergio Aguero Exit Rumours Are 'Ridiculous,' Says Man City's Khaldoon Al Mubarak I've read a lot about the speculation and it's ridiculous. "But our ambition is to win the league". "I think this year, in that area, we didn't do that". A top, top player. "We want to go and get some of the best talent in the world to be part of this strategy we have been pursuing". The transition of this squad started a year ago. [Full Article...]

An IIT-Madras Scholar Severely Beaten For Organizing A Beef Party

An IIT-Madras Scholar Severely Beaten For Organizing A Beef Party With his right eye severely injured, R Sooraj, a PhD scholar in aerospace engineering, was first taken to the campus hospital and then shifted to an eye hospital in the city, a senior IIT-M official said. Abhinav, a friend of Sooraj told Times Now , "The students who attacked him are a part of campus". "The process was delayed since he was taken to the emergency for CT scan", the officer said. [Full Article...]

Madras HC stays central notification on bovine sales

Madras HC stays central notification on bovine sales The Centre banned the sale of cows to slaughterhouses across India except for most parts of Northeast India and Kerala. Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan had termed the ban "anti-federal, anti-democratic and anti-secular", and shot off letters to the chief ministers of all states asking them to "stand together" and oppose it. [Full Article...]

Gentiloni backs Merkel: Europe must forge its own future

Gentiloni backs Merkel: Europe must forge its own future Germany's centre-left chancellor candidate Martin Schulz on Tuesday accused U.S. President Donald Trump of destroying Western values and undermining worldwide cooperation. trade deficit with the European economic powerhouse. In a tweet , the US President said America had a "massive trade deficit with Germany " and warned: "This will change". [Full Article...]


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