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Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind never said he follows BJP's ideology: Congress

West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was given additional charge as Bihar governor. Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday extended his support to Kovind by saying that he is a deserving candidate. "I also express my gratitude to Uddhav Thackeray for supporting Kovind and because Bala Saheb believed that Bhim Shakti and Shiv Shakti work together and never would have I ever doubted that he would be against his candidature", Athawale told ANI.

Author: 0 DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

As we discussed on this morning's Coffee House Shots podcast , cancelling the 2018 Queen's Speech in favour of a two-year session could be seen as a nakedly political move by May, but ministers are also relieved that it means they can park any hard legislation that does end up on the Queen's Speech vellum until later, when things have settled down.

World Trump welcomes Panamanian president, hails bilateral ties
Author: 0 Trump welcomes Panamanian president, hails bilateral ties

The Panama Canal , which connects the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, was finished in 1914 and was under U.S. authority till December 1999, when the control was transferred to Panama. The two leaders also discussed immigration and development in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. Varela was Martinelli's vice president, but the two are now rivals.

World AIIB to finance Batumi bypass road project
Author: 0 AIIB to finance Batumi bypass road project

But Moon also pointed out the "development of democracy and political stability in Asian countries is becoming an important factor in world peace and security". The bank began operations 18 months ago and has approved $2.5bn in loans. The bank announced on Thursday three new projects, including its first equity investment, which, according to D.J.

World President Trump's approval rating hits 50 percent, poll shows
Author: 0 President Trump's approval rating hits 50 percent, poll shows

On Feb. 21, the approval rating was 39 percent. In addition, the television network said its poll showed Trump losing support among Republicans. Seventy-two percent of GOP respondents approved of the president's job performance-which sounds like a lot but actually represents an 11-percentage-point fall compared with April.

Author: 0 US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

When Warmbier was first detained in Pyongyang airport allegedly for a "hostile act" - which turned out according to his conviction to be stealing a propaganda poster - there was already another American in North Korean custody . The funeral will be held at 9 a.m.at Wyoming High School, where Warmbier was an athlete and salutatorian of his 2013 class. Warmbier was convicted of subversion after he tearfully confessed that he had tried to steal a propaganda banner while visiting with a tour ...

World Queen praises a country `resolute in the face of adversity´
Author: 0 Queen praises a country `resolute in the face of adversity´

On the other side of the Channel, it is obviously not the end of the monarchy that is celebrated but the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II . The monarch and her grandson, Prince William , paid a visit to the Westway Sports Centre in White City, West London , on Friday.

Author: 0 Israel reduces power supply to Hamas-ruled Gaza after Abbas request

Hamas seized Gaza from Abbas' forces a decade ago, and the PA leader is trying to step up pressure on the Islamic terror group to cede power. Israel's power plant, which supplies 125 megawatts, or 30 percent of the total electricity needs of the Gaza Strip , will scale back to at least 40 percent.

Author: 0 Woman kidnapped in Gurgaon, gang-raped in moving vehicle, thrown in Noida

The incident added to a grim litany of sexual attacks on women in the National Capital Region, including Gurugram that has seen a spate of such crimes this year. She said they started molesting her and took turns to rape her in the moving vehicle. The woman, in her statement to police, said that she was abducted by three men in a vehicle from near Sahara Mall on Gurgaon's MG Road.

World French see no one to counter Macron, set to sweep parliament
Author: 0 French see no one to counter Macron, set to sweep parliament

Socialist leader Jean-Christophe Cambadélis lost his seat in the first round. Cambadelis called on voters to favor more political pluralism in the second round. French voters are choosing lawmakers in the lower house of parliament on Sunday in a vote that is crucial for newly-elected president Emmanuel Macron .

World Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 7, police say
Author: 0 Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 7, police say

Al-Shabab has carried out a series of deadly attacks in Somalia to try to topple the country's Western-backed government. More to follow soon. A Somali soldier walks past destroyed vehicles at the scene of a auto bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

World France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win
Author: 0 France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

In line with French tradition after parliamentary elections, Philippe tendered the resignation of the government, appointed by Macron after his election as president last month. The former ruling Socialists fell down to an all-time low of 29 seats, losing 287 seats. Jean-Claude Cambadélis, the socialist leader, has since announced his retirement, and said the left must "to change everything, its form and its substance, its ideas and its organisation".

World Government issues heatwave alert as temperatures soar to 34C
Author: 0 Government issues heatwave alert as temperatures soar to 34C

The mercury hit 32.5c at Hampton Water Works on Monday and peak temperatures are expected to be as high as 33c this week. "Sea breezes will help keep some of our coastline refreshingly cooler". The Met Office chief forecaster said in a statement: "Bouts of rain, heavy and thundery at times, will move in from the west to affect parts of southern Scotland and northern England from the early hours of Wednesday".

Author: 0 Qatar buys F-15 fighter planes in billion-dollar United States deal

Two U.S warships arrived in Qatar's Hamad Port on Wednesday to conduct a joint military drill but details have not been shared, Qatar News Agency was quoted. As tensions between Qatar and its neighbours escalate, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was due in Kuwait on Thursday as part of a shuttle mission to try to resolve the crisis.

World Presidential Election 2017: BJP Parliamentary board to discuss Presidential nominee
Author: 0 Presidential Election 2017: BJP Parliamentary board to discuss Presidential nominee

The BJP wants a party loyalist who will "toe the party line" and at the same time "won't overshadow the persona of the prime minister", said political scientist and pro-vice chancellor at Jain University in Bangalore, Sandeep Shastri. The three-member party committee, which includes Union Ministers Rajnath Singh , M Venkaiah Naidu and Arun Jaitley , will brief the board members about the consultations undertaken by them with allies and opposition parties.

World Bengaluru Traffic cops allow ambulance before President's convoy, rewarded
Author: 0 Bengaluru Traffic cops allow ambulance before President's convoy, rewarded

In such a scenario, there comes a heartening incident from Bengaluru where a traffic sub-inspector, Nijlingappa, did something commendable: he stopped President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy to let an ambulance pass through. Not just praise from peers and superiors, many Twitter users took to the micro-blogging website to laud the traffic police officer. The Commissioner of Police, Praveen Sood , responded to the Tweet, saying that the traffic cop's courageous gesture is indeed something to ...

Author: 0 Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Mueller Without Good Cause

Clinton herself, that would be a bit disturbing", Graham said . Under the regulation , Special Counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause, and I'm required to put that cause in writing. That hearing will be public and is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. CNN has reported at the time that the White House was given only a brief heads up that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was naming Mueller to oversee Russian interference in the 2016 election and potential collusion from ...

Author: 0 79 now believed to have died in London high-rise fire

Some Grenfell residents had warned months ago fire safety issues at the tower meant that it was at risk of a "catastrophic" event. New footage from inside Grenfell Tower shows the devastation caused by the blaze, as police expect the death toll to continue to rise.

Author: 0 London fire: 58 presumed dead, say police

Cundy said police would consider criminal prosecutions if there is evidence of wrongdoing and the police investigation would include scrutiny of the renovation project. Khan said images of the 1970's building being ravaged by fire "should be forever seared into our nation's collective memory". "It is hard to escape a very somber national mood", the queen said in a statement to mark her official birthday - an occasion that typically does not result in any public comments from the monarch.

World London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties'
Author: 0 London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties'

Police believe the attacker acted alone but said they were investigating all circumstances leading up to the incident. Kahn said: "While this appears to be an attack on a particular community, like the awful attacks in Manchester, Westminster and London Bridge, it is also an assault on all our shared values of tolerance, freedom and respect".

World Russian Federation issues strong statement after USA coalition downs Syrian jet
Author: 0 Russian Federation issues strong statement after USA coalition downs Syrian jet

On June 8, USA officials reported that a drone likely connected to Iranian-supported Hezbollah forces fired on US -backed troops and was shot down by an American fighter jet. The shoot down Sunday marks the latest escalation in hostilities between the coalition and the Syrian military since the US entered the conflict in 2014 to defeat ISIL.

Author: 0 Angry Trump decries being target of Russian Federation probe

It was not known whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation was the source of the information in the Post's report . The president has also continuously called the Russian Federation probe a "witch hunt", using the phrase in at least eight tweets since March.

Author: 0 London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

In a statement from the group, which is comprised of victims, residents, community leaders and volunteers, they criticised Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation for its reaction to the disaster. Cundy said earlier on Monday that due to conditions in the tower, which " verge on indescribable ", it could takes weeks to locate bodies and there was a likelihood some of those lost would never be properly identified.