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Britain at UN says Syria strikes were 'right and legal


Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has slammed Premier Theresa May for not consulting the parliament before allowing the British military to join the US and France in carrying out coordinated airstrikes in Syria. For his part, the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Gerard Batten, opposed the British military action in Syria. This evening I have authorised British armed forces to conduct co-ordinated and targeted strikes to degrade the Syrian Regime's chemical weapons capability and ... Read More »

127th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Ambedkar celebrated at NALCO


He stressed on two points - the first one was to be a responsible citizen by following the law and protecting the Constitution. Popularly known as Babasaheb, he was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Dalit Buddhist Movement and campaigned against social discrimination against untouchables and also supported the rights of women and labour. Read More »

Malaysia says 'No' to U.S. renegotiation


Trump, in his earlier tweet, said the USA "would only join TPP if the deal were substantially better than the deal offered to President (Barack) Obama". Mustapa, in his tweet yesterday, said "renegotiation will not only take a long time, but also alter the balance of benefits for parties". The three countries are among the 11 that signed the agreement last month after deciding to go ahead without the U.S. Read More »

Ramaphosa vows to visit Marikana with Malema as per Winnie's wish


For many South Africans, the most memorable image of Madikizela-Mandela is her punching the air in a clenched-fist salute as she walked hand-in-hand with Mandela out of Victor Verster prison, near Cape Town, on February 11, 1990. A packed stadium has broken out in cheers and shouts of "Winnie!" as the casket of anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is walked in slowly for her official funeral. Read More »

Russian Federation 'severely condemns' attack on Syria

The US did not coordinate with Russian Federation or notify the country of strikes Friday night on Syria , where Russian Federation has military bases and soldiers. "We hope there will be no point of no return". British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron said the United Kingdom and France had joined in the attack. Read More »

Russia will cope with latest round of US sanctions - PM


Shortly after saying missiles were coming, Trump tweeted that the US "relationship with Russian Federation is worse now than it has ever been, and that includes the Cold War". The OPCW, which works to rid the world of chemical arms stockpiles, said its experts were on their way to Syria and will start their work on Saturday. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi to roll out Aysuhman Bharat tomorrow


The tribal dominated and also restive region claimed a place in history with the inauguration of these ambitious projects. These seven districts-Bijapur, Narayanpur, Bastar , Kanker, Kondagaon, Sukma and Dantewada-are among the 16 in Chattisgarh and total of 106 across 10 states that have been affected by Left-wing extremism. Read More »

Why remaining Chibok schoolgirls are still being held, Buhari opens up


All but one of the Dapchi children have been freed through backdoor negotiations. "The fourth anniversary of the Chibok abduction reminds us that children in northeastern Nigeria continue to come under attack on a shocking scale. The president assured the parents of the girls that they would hear good news soon concerning their daughters, as the government remains focus on the actualization of the rescue of the girls. Read More »

Eurocontrol warns airlines of possible missile strikes into Syria


On Wednesday , the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also said regime forces were emptying out the country's main airports and military air bases near Damascus . Chemical weapons investigators are headed to Douma to determine if banned weapons were, in fact, used. "The situation in the world is becoming more and more chaotic but all the same we hope that common sense will finally prevail and worldwide relations will take a constructive path", he said. Read More »

Western powers strike Syria targets

He says the Russian air defense assets in Syria monitored the strike but didn't engage any of the missiles. Syrians poured into the streets for defiant demonstrations of their national pride. The seemingly limited strikes with no apparent future strategy for how to deal with the wider civil war was a cause for celebration by Assad supporters but criticized by the Syrian opposition. Read More »

Kathua case: JK CM lauds people for dismissing communal forces


The crime was planned by a former revenue officer who wanted to drive out the nomadic community of Bakerwals out of the Rassana area of Kathua . He had also reportedly said that raping and murdering the girl was not a big issue as "such incidents do happen in the world on daily basis". Read More »

Mother was drunk when Hart family SUV plunged into ocean, police say


Two children who were in the wreck and Jen's wife, Sarah, also had in their systems an allergy drug that can lead to drowsiness, he said. Authorities said that a vehicle, which witnesses identified as possibly a Honda Pilot SUV, vanished after falling into the rain-swollen Eel River in Mendocino County around 1 p.m. Read More »

Turkey welcomes strikes on Syria as 'appropriate'


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed the US-led forces strikes on Syria, saying that the joint operation by the US, UK, and France was appropriate and it sent the Syrian government " the message that its massacres wouldn't be left unanswered ". Read More »

DUP backs Theresa May's decision to authorise air strikes in Syria

May said the missile strike was created to minimize any civilian casualties and was not an attempt to change the Syrian government. The United States, Britain and France carried out a wave of punitive strikes against Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime on Saturday in response to alleged chemical weapons attacks that President Donald Trump branded the "crimes of a monster". Read More »

Will bring law for death penalty to rapists of minors: Mehbooba


The chief minister requested the chief justice for establishment of the special fast track court for the case, official sources said. "It has strengthened my belief that Jammu serves as a model of inclusiveness and together the people of J-K inspire secular unity and righteousness", Mufti said in a tweet. Read More »

Syrian General Staff Reports on Casualties After West's Strike on Syria


Syria fired surface-to-air missiles in response to the attacks but Russian Federation apparently did not, the United States said, despite a threat from the country's ambassador to Lebanon that Moscow's forces would do so. The Syrian government has accused Washington of seeking to use it as a pretext for attacking. The US reportedly used B-1 bombers in the strikes, but the American military declined to provide specifics. Read More »

United Nations chief warns against escalation over Syria

Following airstrikes on Damascus, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that all countries are obliged to "act consistently" with the UN Charter, noting that the document is "very clear on these issues". "From the beginning, we have witnessed systematic violations of worldwide humanitarian law, global human rights law, and worldwide law tout court - in utter disregard of the letter and spirit of the United Nations Charter". Read More »

Nebraska 4-Star QB Patrick O'Brien Is Transferring


Former coach Mike Riley recruited O'Brien to play in a pro-style offense. With both Lee and O'Brien gone, the Huskers will likely turn to some young signal callers, with redshirt freshman Tristan Gebbia and true freshman Adrian Martinez as potential candidates. Read More »

Ceremony observes rights of crime victims


Every year, millions of Americans are affected by crime. "Ms. Frost's untimely death is not only a devastating loss for us in the Office for Victims of Crime, but also for the victim services community which she helped to transform by spending most of her professional life advocating on behalf of victims", said Director of the Office for Victims of Crime Darlene Hutchinson. Read More »

Cuba's Raul Castro skips Summit of the Americas


He made the announcement on Friday during a meeting with Venezuelan opposition leaders. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is praising a Pacific Rim trade deal that may have prompted a change of heart from U.S. Shortly after arriving, Pence met with Venezuelan opposition figures at the US ambassador's residence in Lima, including the former president of the National Assembly, Julio Borges, and former Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma. Read More »

Mark On the Stand Aka The Art Of Saying Nothing


Lujan: Facebook has detailed profiles on people who have never signed up for Facebook , yes or no? This has caused the government and users alike to call Facebook's entire presence as a social media platform into question. The Facebook boss found himself testifying in front of Congress members about what his company is doing to relieve worries from users. MARK Zuckerberg has endured 10 hours of questioning from U.S. Read More »

KCR meets Deve Gowda, seeks support for People's Front


Neither Chandrasekhar Rao nor Deve Gowda preferred to talk about the earlier meeting that KCR had with West Bengal chief minister and Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee. "We have come forward because the mess in the country is just because of inaction and inability of these two parties. Even if we give full water to every acre of India then also we will have 30000 TMC surplus water in the country", KCR said. Read More »

Gabriel Luna Cast in Terminator Role for Tim Miller's New Film


Luna is best known for starring as Robbie Reyes/Ghost Rider on the ABC action superhero series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, as well as the El Rey Network drama series Matador . The news comes to us from Deadline which also announced other new cast members Natalia Reyes ( Lady, La Vendedora de Rosas ) and Diego Boneto ( Scream Queens). Read More »

Cohen already under criminal probe

The unusual, high-stakes court hearing Friday also featured an appearance by an attorney representing Trump, Joanna Hendon. "The attorney-client privilege could't at an identical time be utilised like a sword (and) like a shield", McKay advised Wood. Read More »

US lawmakers support Syria airstrikes - mostly


In his address, President Trump told the nation that the strikes were a direct result of Russia's failure to prevent Assad from using chemical weapons . Security Council that should the United States and its allies decide to act in Syria it will be to defend "a bedrock worldwide norm that benefits all nations" - the prohibition on the use of chemical weapons . Read More »