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World Swaraj thanks Pak for daughter of India Uzmas return
Author: 0 Swaraj thanks Pak for daughter of India Uzmas return

Rejecting the claims of her husband, she had said that her all possessions were also taken away. It is worth mentioning here that Uzma, earlier this month, had said that she was forced to sign a marriage certificate on gun point. In her early 20s, Uzma, who was on a monthlong visa to the neighbouring country, narrated the torture, harassment and violence meted out to her by Tahir Ali whom she accused him of forcing her into marriage by administering drugs on May 3.

World Global renewables jobs reach 9.8m - IRENA
Author: 0 Global renewables jobs reach 9.8m - IRENA

The review said that previous year, the number of people employed in the sector, "excluding large hydropower, reached 8.3 million". Much of the solar jobs are in China, the U.S. Wind employment in the USA rose by 28% to 102,500 jobs in 2016, as capacity expanded by 11% and more manufacturing took place domestically. The total installed capacity for power generation rose from 1,45,755 MW as on March 31, 2006 to 3,16,379 MW as on March 31, 2015, with thermal plants accounting for 71 per cent ...

World US, Turkey in dispute over fight in Washington
Author: 0 US, Turkey in dispute over fight in Washington

At the same time, some corners of the USA government have expressed alarm about Erdoğan's increasing power as well as his crackdown on opposition leaders, journalists and others whom he has deemed a threat. It was referring to what critics denounce as an overused tactic by the governmen to accuse suspects of links to Kurdish separatists and US-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, whom Ankara says was behind a coup last July.

Author: 0 Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says

A second hearing on Tuesday brought another high-level intelligence official to Capitol Hill to be questioned about the alleged Trump-Russia connection. Comey. Trump has repeatedly denied that he did anything improper and has said that he has been told he is not under investigation. In a separate hearing Tuesday morning, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats declined to confirm or deny that Mr.

Author: 0 Meeting with Abbas, Trump calls Manchester attackers 'evil losers'

Yes, we get it - it meant to say peace, but who's to say the two sides can't bond over some delicious fruit? "The most important thing is that all parties agree on the way forward that President Trump gives us what we need, which is political support and fair mediation keeping an equal distance from ll parties, and performing what we all need which is a third party that would implement the vision that has been endorsed by the worldwide community", he said.

Author: 0 House intel panel to issue subpoenas for Flynn material

Trump's young administration has been dogged by concerns about its ties to Russia and questions over whether Trump associates may have cooperated with Russians as they sought to meddle in last year's election on Trump's behalf. Coats and Rogers reportedly rejected the president's requests. John Brennan says that when he was Central Intelligence Agency director he shared classified information with Russian Federation and other nations about threats related to terrorism.

World Burnham: We are grieving today but the spirit of Manchester will prevail
Author: 0 Burnham: We are grieving today but the spirit of Manchester will prevail

A special vigil has been announced in memory of those who were killed or injured in last night's tragic terror attack in Manchester . "These were children, young people and their families". The borough's new mayor, Cllr Arthur Moran, added: "I wish to echo the words expressed by the group leaders of Cheshire East Council and to extend special praise for the emergency services, who demonstrated enormous courage in the way in which they responded to this shocking event".

Author: 0 Trump and Erdogan to work toward finding Syria consensus

Next week's meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will be an opportunity to "correct the mistake" of the U.S. Turkey's military operation in northern Syria was effectively limited by both the USA and Russian Federation, and the whole affair was halted a while ago.

World India qualifies for knockout stage of Sudirman Cup
Author: 0 India qualifies for knockout stage of Sudirman Cup

They lost the match in straight games, putting pressure on PV Sindhu in the women's singles. India begin Sudirman Cup 2017 campaign against second seeds Denmark in Gold Coast , Australia on Monday. The hard-smashing Indians would not have been flattered if they had given India a 1-0 tie lead. PV Sindhu then did her job with elan. Kidambi Srikanth scored a magnificent 21-15, 21-16 victory over Indonesia's Jonatan Christie, who was preferred to the more experienced Tommy Sugiarto.

Author: 0 Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace

Trump arrived at the presidential palace in the West Bank city, located only about a 20-minute drive from Tel Aviv but across Israel's controversial separation wall . Trump did, however, subtly repeat his admonition of the Palestinian Authority to stop encouraging terrorism, telling Abbas, "Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded".

Author: 0 Trump praises Duterte's 'great job' in Philippine drug war

A Muslim woman passes by policemen at a checkpoint in downtown Manila , Philippines , Wednesday, May 24, 2017 as the Philippine National Police is placed under full alert status following the declaration of martial law in Mindanao, southern Philippines.

World Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican
Author: 0 Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican

It is hard to imagine a meeting between two more contrasting characters. "We had a fantastic meeting". The Vatican described the discussions as "cordial" and stressed the two men's joint opposition to abortion and shared concern for persecuted Christians in the Middle East.

Author: 0 Trump mulling over Jerusalem embassy move: Tillerson

McMaster came just nine days after a White House visit by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in which Trump vowed to seek a historic peace deal but stopped short of explicitly recommitting to the eventual goal of Palestinian statehood, a longtime bedrock of U.S.

World West Ham chairman's show of charity after terror attack
Author: 0 West Ham chairman's show of charity after terror attack

Jones, 35, is a homeless man who was sleeping outside near the Manchester Arena when the bomb went off Monday night. "It was children and it was a lot of children with blood all over them and crying and screaming", he told ITV News . "You had to help, if I didn't help, I wouldn't be able to live with myself for walking away and leaving kids like that". "It knocked me to the floor and then I got up and instead of running away my gut instinct was to run back and try and help", he told the ...

Author: 0 '2 blasts at bus terminal in Indonesian capital, casualties'

Witness Rohimat told detik.com: "It was at the Kampung Melayu Terminal". Dicky Wahyudin, 37, said he had been drinking a coffee across the road when the attack happened, prompting people to flee. He said the bomber was killed along with one police officer, and five other policemen were injured. Local reports suggested the explosions happened near the terminal's toilet.

Author: 0 Key benchmarks in President Donald Trump's budget

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) is urging lawmakers to pass legislation to increase the government's borrowing limit before leaving on their August recess. A program created to move people receiving Social Security disability payments back into enter the workforce is politically toxic as well. "Given the growing threats we face, we should be supporting - not slashing - anti-terrorism, law enforcement, and humanitarian programs", Representative Ed Royce (R-California), ...

World President Trump meets with Belgian Prime Minister
Author: 0 President Trump meets with Belgian Prime Minister

If the Pope appeared restrained with the President, he was far more relaxed with Melania Trump , sharing a joke with the First Lady over her husband's weight. Protests are expected to go long into the night and on Thursday. In Israel, Trump reaffirmed his commitment to strong ties with the longtime USA ally and urged Israelis and the Palestinians to work harder toward peace.

Author: 0 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declares martial law

Duterte said he was forced to declare martial law in Mindanao for 60 days, and says his government may consider other areas in the event the militants and other Islamic State-affiliated groups seek sanctuary or expand their "terrorist activities".

Author: 0 Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks

The measures included extending the operating hours of the Allenby Bridge border crossing between the West Bank and Jordan, expanding a West Bank industrial zone and allowing Palestinian construction in areas of the West Bank under full Israeli control.

Author: 0 Philippines needs modern arms to fight ISIS, Duterte tells Putin

Abella made the announcement in a press conference in Moscow, saying the President made the decision after meeting his group of advisers in Russian Federation to discuss the situation in Marawi City. The Maute group , which is also known as the Islamic State of Lanao, has reportedly received support from ISIS. Duterte told Trump drugs were the "scourge of [his] nation", prompting Trump to criticize his predecessor, Barack Obama , whose administration withheld aid to the Philippines over ...

Author: 0 Trump vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

JERUSALEM (AP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday pushed for elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling on both sides to put aside the "pain and disagreements of the past". If Trump goes beyond noncommittal statements about moving the embassy, he will regain the confidence right-leaning American Jews and Israelis but inflame tensions with Palestinians and throughout the region - with potentially calamitous and violent results.

World UN Security Council condemns North Korea missiles tests
Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns North Korea missiles tests

Han Min-koo told South Korea's parliament that Sunday's test had been detected by the controversial U.S. THAAD anti-missile system, which was deployed in South Korea last month, infuriating China. Pyongyang is threatening a sixth nuclear test. "North Korea does not believe that adopting soft or accommodating positions is the best way of inducing dialogue, but rather sees demonstrations of strength as most likely to eventually produce the negotiated outcomes it wants", Romberg said in an ...

Author: 0 Manchester bombing: Three more arrested

British police, meanwhile, arrested four additional suspects on Wednesday and were assessing a package carried by one of the men, detained in Wigan, a town west of Manchester. The Manchester suicide bomber was identified as Salman Abedi and may have become radicalised in Libya. Home Secretary Amber Rudd has criticized USA officials for leaking information about Abedi to the press as the investigation is unfolding.

World Count continues in tight BC election race
Author: 0 Count continues in tight BC election race

If the Liberals maintain their lead in Courtenay-Comox and no other seats change hands, the B.C. Liberals will lead the province with a 44-seat majority government. A district electoral officer must apply for a judicial recount if there is a tie or if the difference between the top two candidates is less than 0.2 per cent of the total ballots.