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Mar 14 2018

United Nations blames hate posts on Facebook for Rohingya crisis

The interim report is based on more than 600 interviews with human rights abuse victims and witnesses, which were carried out in Bangladesh, Malaysia and Thailand. Beyo...

Mar 12 2018

DOJ Proposes Bump Stock Ban

Once approved by the Office of Management and Budget, the Department of Justice will seek to publish this notice as expeditiously as possible. But the step is tangible ...

Mar 12 2018

Chinese minister says trade war with US would be 'disaster'

Trade imbalance between the two countries is structural, with China exporting more commodities to the Unites States while importing more services, Zhong said, adding that...

Mar 11 2018

Emmanuel Macron wants France to replace Britain as India's 'gateway to Europe'

While interacting with the students at Delhi's Bikaner House, the French President said, "Most of the issues we have today, on climate and terrorism are because of th...

Mar 11 2018

President Erdogan says Turkey can enter Afrin centre 'at any moment'

Turkish forces took over the town of Jindires in southern Afrin on Thursday, removing a major obstacle on the road to Afrin's largest urban center. Erdogan also said t...

Mar 10 2018

Russia's Putin praises women's contributions in holiday greetings

Venting his frustration with the USA political system, Putin said 'it has demonstrated its inefficiency and has been eating itself up'. 'I made some exaggerations, ' th...

Mar 09 2018

New Zealand signs Trans-Pacific trade pact

The deal had been on life support after Trump pulled the United States out of the original deal when he became president. "Today, we can proudly conclude this process, ...

Mar 09 2018

Florida legislature votes to remain on Daylight Saving Time year round

Bush signed a broad energy bill that extended daylight saving time , starting it on the second Sunday in March and ending it on the first Sunday in November. Florida isn...

Mar 07 2018

SFIO summons ICICI, Axis Bank CEOs in connection with PNB fraud

On February 27, the CBI questioned ICICI Bank Executive Director NS Kanan in connection with the alleged Rs 12,700 crore fraud against PNB by Nirav Modi and Gitanja...

Mar 07 2018

Ireland rejects the Canada-US border model

Following the meeting party leader Mary Lou McDonald said Mr Barnier "clearly understands the challenges that Brexit presents to the Good Friday Agreement". It's driving ...

Mar 07 2018

French Government To Set The Age Of Sexual Consent At 15

Currently, France does not have a rule saying a child under a certain age is considered incapable of consenting to sex. The French government has announced plans to t...

Mar 07 2018

Vehicle giants defend diesel as Geneva motor show opens

The manufacturer is to boost further sales of petrol-electric hybrid cars which already account for almost half (45 per cent) of sales in the United Kingdom previous year...

Mar 06 2018

Al'Qaeda claims attack on army hqtrs, French embassy — BURKINA FASO

Gunfire and explosions resounded for hours, subsiding by midday. Workers fled offices near the site of the violence, and helicopters were seen above the embassy. In 2016,...

Mar 06 2018

China sets 2018 GDP growth target at around 6.5 pct

Yet, China will keep its yuan currency basically stable, Li said in remarks to the opening of the annual meeting of parliament. China's defence budget takes up a smalle...

Mar 04 2018

President Trump slams Jeff Sessions, AG responds

He said the department "will continue to do its work in a fair and impartial manner according to the law and Constitution". U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is n...

Mar 04 2018

PM Modi and President Quang hold bilateral talks over Act East Policy

He also pointed out that bilateral trade continued to grow even in the current global economic scenario and said trade between the two countries rose from $6 billion to...

Mar 04 2018

Five Turkish soldiers killed, seven wounded in clashes in Syria's Afrin

The pro-Syrian government forces entered Afrin last week in support of the Kurdish YPG militia, the stated target of the operation launched by Turkey and allied Syrian re...

Mar 04 2018

'Avalanche!' Blizzard Leaves 1 Dead at California Ski Resort

After a cloud of snow emerged after the avalanche, a man was buried beneath the snow but with the good fortune that his snowboard was thrusting up. A cellphone video ca...

Mar 04 2018

Pakistan lawmakers begin secret vote for senate elections

Forced to run as independents by court order in the aftermath of Nawaz's ousting, expect the PML-N to rely heavily on Punjab to bring them the majority of their senate ...

Mar 03 2018

Carles Puigdemont Ends His Bid To Regain Catalan Presidency

Spanish authorities accuse Puigdemont of rebellion, sedition and misuse of funds over his role in an illegal referendum to secede from Spain and parliament's declaration ...