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World China aims to improve ties between Afghanistan, Pakistan
Author: 0 China aims to improve ties between Afghanistan, Pakistan

Following his talks with Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani and National Security Adviser Haneef Atmar in kabul , Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has had similar discussions with senior Pakistan government officials in Islamabad .

World US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria
Author: 0 US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

An Iranian-made drone was shot down by a US F-15 fighter jet in southern Syria , near At Tanf, the US-led coalition said. "The absence of a civilian-led USA strategy in Syria and the narrow U.S. Tanf is the town on Syrian border with Jordan where United States troops are training Syrian rebels, officially described as "partner ground forces".

Author: 0 UK authorities charge Welsh man in mosque attack with murder

Specifically, prior to this incident; "Islamic" terrorists used the same tactic on the Westminster and London Bridge. In the wake of the attack , the Pontyclun van rental company, a family-owned business whose vehicle was used by the London attacker, issued a statement expressing its sympathy - and condemning "despicable comments" that the company said were made online by the son of one of its owners.

Author: 0 Local Muslim Community Marks End of Ramadan Holy Month

Donald Trump has broken White House tradition by not hosting a dinner to mark the end of Ramadan . In that statement , President Trump gave his "best wishes for a blessed month". "Muslims in the United States joined those around the world during the holy month of Ramadan to focus on acts of faith and charity", they said. Eid al-Fitr 2017 is being celebrated on this evening i.e.

World North Korea conducts rocket engine test
Author: 0 North Korea conducts rocket engine test

One official said he believed the test had taken place within the past 24 hours. While Trump had once spoken about possibly engaging North Korea and its leader Kim Jong Un directly, he appears to have stepped back from that approach in recent weeks.

World Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills
Author: 0 Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

These patients would be especially harmed by the bill that includes deep cuts to Medicaid. According to the United States Capitol Police, the group was "obstructing passage through the hallway and into nearby offices". The Republicans' bill would limit federal funds going toward Medicaid starting in 2020. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Capitol Police said they were still processing the arrests.

World US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea
Author: 0 US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

In accordance with the December 2015 agreement , Japan disbursed 1 billion yen (about US$9 million) past year to a South Korean fund providing support for the affected women and their families. He also pledged to decommission 10 aged coal power plants within his five-year term and to stop building new coal power plants. The country has 59 coal plants supplying nearly 40% of the country's electricity.

Author: 0 Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan

The truck veered off the road when the driver lost control in Bahawalpur , police official Mohammad Akhtar told CNN . He said the death toll was likely to rise. Rizwan Naseer, Director of Punjab provincial rescue services, said numerous bodies were badly burnt and beyond recognition. The mishap could have been averted, according to the police, if the crowd had stayed away from the tanker instead of collecting spilled oil in pots.

Author: 0 Presidential poll: JD(U) formally backs BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had sought support from Palaniswami with the Chief Minister having consultations yesterday with senior colleagues before deciding to support the NDA's nominee, Raju said. Non- NDA party, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi has backed Kovind for President. Soon after the BJP had announced Kovind's candidature on Monday, Nitish Kumar had good words to say about the former Bihar Governor on whom, he also made a courtesy call.

World Police Forcibly Removed Healthcare Bill Protesters Outside Senator Mitch McConnell's Office
Author: 0 Police Forcibly Removed Healthcare Bill Protesters Outside Senator Mitch McConnell's Office

The people protesting that effect were physically removed from the area, and footage of the protests and their aftermath shows Capitol Police removing one woman from her wheelchair as they took her away. The pictures and videos that emerged from the protest outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office were shocking and sickening. The Capitol Police said 15 men and 28 women were arrested and charged with crowding and obstructing.

World Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar
Author: 0 Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed a series of sweeping demands several Arab countries have made against their Gulf neighbor Qatar, including that the emirate shut down the Turkish military base on its territory. The blockade of Qatar is "unacceptable" and Tehran's policy is to strengthen ties with Doha, Iran's state-run Islamic Republic News Agency cited President Hassan Rouhani as saying on Sunday.

Author: 0 Family of London attacker are 'devastated'

The man was initially arrested on suspicion of attempted murder but Scotland Yard said he was later arrested for the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder. In a statement on behalf of the family, Osborne's nephew, Ellis Osborne, said they were devastated for the families of the victims but said that his uncle was not a racist.

World Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
Author: 0 Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Johnson, elected in 2010 running against Obamacare, also said on NBC's "Meet The Press" program that the debate on revising health care has not been based on facts. In the narrowly divided Senate, defections from just three of the 52 Republican senators would doom the legislation. The leader of the minority Senate Democrats, Senator Charles Schumer, said Sunday that Republicans have "at best a 50-50 chance" of approving their Senate proposal.

World Majority of French back Paris Olympic bid
Author: 0 Majority of French back Paris Olympic bid

High-divers plunged into the River Seine, trampoline athletes somersaulted inside the Petit Palais art museum, and runners raced a 100-meter dash on a temporary track floating on the Seine, as Paris turned some of its world-famous landmarks over to sports for Friday and Saturday.

Author: 0 Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

In terms of a replacement, Kennedy might take comfort in the list of 20 judges Trump has vowed to draw from when considering the next vacancy on the court. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday ruled against four siblings who contended zoning regulations constituted a taking of their Wisconsin vacation property.

World Garcia, Bland co-lead going into final round in Munich
Author: 0 Garcia, Bland co-lead going into final round in Munich

Both men will be looking over their shoulder at two big names on moving day, with Masters victor Garcia and Open champion Stenson among a group of five players tied for second at eight under. "We kept it pretty tidy, anyway, and made a couple of birdies when we had the chances and didn't drop too many". "I think I obviously have a little more confidence since the Masters but I don't think I'm a better player than I was before I won the green jacket".

World Japan reportedly to deploy Aegis Ashore system instead of THAAD
Author: 0 Japan reportedly to deploy Aegis Ashore system instead of THAAD

But he expressed confidence that South Korea and the U.S. can resolve the nuclear standoff if U.S. President Donald Trump keeps the issue at the top of his agenda. The top US diplomat acknowledged the now suspended deployment of THAAD as a "democratic process". "Resumption of dialogue with North Korea may need to be pursued in close cooperation and consultation with the United States, but South Korea does not need to be allowed by the U.S.to do so", Kwun Hyuk-ki, a Cheong Wa Dae ...

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

Jeremy Corbyn took to the stage today (24 June) at Glastonbury to deliver a speech introducing Run The Jewels' set. They did so, he said, "because they were fed up with being told they don't matter and that their generation was going to pay more to get less in education, housing, health, pensions and everything else".

World Japan approves contentious bill against planning crimes
Author: 0 Japan approves contentious bill against planning crimes

Convention against Transnational Organized Crime , which the country signed in 2000. Opponents perceive that the legislation is a part of Abe's broader mission to increase state powers , and fears that ordinary citizens could be targeted, despite government assurances to the contrary.

World Mike Pence will be in Colorado Springs today
Author: 0 Mike Pence will be in Colorado Springs today

To that end, Pence outlined steps the Trump administration has already taken to restrict abortion access, including the elimination of funding to the United Nations Population Fund, which promotes family planning around the world. "(Focus on the Family) has presented love and compassion to everyone of every background and experience, and has strengthened marriages", Pence said.

Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi leaves for United States after concluding Portugal trip

Given Goa's strong cultural and historic connection with Portugal, Modi's visit, the first leg of his three-nation tour that will also take him to the USA and the Netherlands, is significant. One of Modi's most famous videos displaying his penchant for camera was when he had visited the Facebook headquarter in the US. "We are also determined to deepen our cooperation against terrorism and violent extremism", he said and thanked Lisbon for its "consistent support" for India's permanent ...

Author: 0 F1: Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo wins action-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix

All three are out of the race due to vehicle failures. The Williams rookie was running as high as second at the start of the final lap but lost out to the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas . With debris littering the track, it was way too unsafe to race and the red flag came out on lap 22 of 51. The safety vehicle period ended on lap 16, at which point Hamilton was able to blast away from Vettel, who came under threat from Perez before he was able to get back to chasing Hamilton.