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by | March 20, 2017 | 20:04

Is the German leader the new leader of the West? But she comes to Washington poised instead to fall back on her most signature trait: pragmatism. "I believe that direct, one-on-one conversations are always much better than talking about each other", she added.

by | March 20, 2017 | 19:58

Sir Peter said senior U.S. officials were well aware the president was playing a "dangerous game" which revolved around Mr Trump's " famous reluctance to admit mistakes " combined with his suspicion of intelligence agencies. Boris Johnson will also meet USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson, visit the United Nations in NY, and attend a summit in Washington on the subject of ISIS, The Times reports.

by | March 20, 2017 | 19:54

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley of Iowa, who is conducting one of those investigations into Russian meddling during the 2016 campaign, has angrily complained that the Justice Department was stonewalling his requests for relevant documents sought by the panel.

by | March 20, 2017 | 19:53

A United Nations rights expert issued a blistering criticism of Israel's policies on Monday, deepening a row over alleged anti-Israel bias within the UN following USA pressure. Nikki Haley criticized the council for "breathtaking double standards" and "outrageously biased resolutions" against Israel during a press conference after her first meeting with the U.N.

by | March 20, 2017 | 19:49

Similarly, Daalder - who was US envoy to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation from 2009 to 2013 - noted in a series of tweets that all North Atlantic Treaty Organisation nations, including Germany, have committed to spend 2 percent of their gross domestic product until 2024 on the alliance.

by | March 20, 2017 | 19:24

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon used the Scottish National Party conference to confirm that she will put a motion calling for a second independence referendum before the Holyrood parliament Wednesday. The Scottish Trends report said the "virtual disappearance" of North Sea tax revenues since 2014 was a major contributor to the hard economic outlook.

by | March 20, 2017 | 19:20

Poaching is attributable to the rising demand for rhino horn in some Asian countries, including Vietnam, since many people in these nations believe that rhino horns can cure illnesses, which is refuted by science. The bags' owners, two Thai women who had arrived on separate flights but went to claim the luggage, fled as officers searched their bags and have not been apprehended and an arrest warrant has been issued for them.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:56

United had the first clear-cut opportunity when Rashford was played in through on goal by Lingard - who then forced Valdes into an incredible reflex save after six minutes. "I applaud our attitude and desire and our way of thinking", Mourinho said. France star Pogba departed in the 47th minute after pulling up as he chased an opponent towards the halfway line, with Marouane Fellaini taking his place.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:55

The first meeting between Trump and Merkel yesterday in Washington was a bit embarrassing. Spicer said it was one of many reports that suggest the president's claims "merit looking into". This week he said neither Trump nor the White House would respond to further questions about the controversy until Congress finishes its investigation.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:39

The Chinese foreign ministry had also objected to the move earlier on March 3 when another official, Geng Shuang, said that the Dalai clique has always been engaged in anti-China separatist activities and has been involved in dishonorable acts in the past.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:37

Three minutes later, he tweeted: "I'd bet a good lawyer could make a great case out of the fact that President Obama was tapping my phones in October, just prior to Election". Trump repeatedly complained about Merkel during his campaign, accusing her of " ruining Germany " and being a " catastrophic leader ". "We talked about the worldwide situation, we discussed the shared interests that we have", said Merkel on her remarks.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:17

The official triggering of Article 50 comes nine months after the British people voted to leave the European Union by a narrow margin (51.9% - 48.1%) in the Brexit referendum last June. Negotiations will begin to outline a UK Brexit deal, which could include trade deals - although this might be handled separately. Due to trigger Article 50, her office has said May will be visiting Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to hear the government's differing views on Brexit .

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:16

If all goes according to the two year negotiations set out in the official timetable, Brexit should happen in March 2019. She'll do that by sending a letter to the European Council and giving a statement in Parliament afterward. At the same time, May faces threats by Scottish nationalists to call a new independence referendum that could break up the United Kingdom and fears in Northern Ireland that a "hard border" with European Union member Ireland will return after Brexit .

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:10

The possibility of a "snap election" being called has been ruled out by Downing Street despite mounting speculation that Prime Minister Theresa May could be thinking about calling an early vote. In the past century there have been eight "snap" elections. "The position has not changed", a government source told the Daily Mail . There is also the small matter of the 2011 Fixed-Term Parliament Act, introduced under the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:06

He was not only the most sought after person after party chief Amit Shah for campaigning in the run up to the Assembly elections, he also holds sway in at least 65 constituencies in east UP. But the BJP's unprecedented recent triumph, indicating a consolidation of Hindu votes, has opened up a new space where the party is confident of making aggressive moves; where even a much publicised, Muslim-baiter like Adityanath can be appointed to the top political post with a great deal of fanfare.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:01

Adityanath met the state police chief and asked a plan for tackling crime in the state. There is, however, also the hard reality that the appeasement of Muslims by the Congress, the Samajwadi Party and the BSP which looked at them as a useful vote bank has caused a backlash against them by a section of people which people like Yogi Adityanath exploit.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:01

According to White House press secretary Sean Spicer , the individual "jumped bike rack on Pennsylvania Ave" - the official address for the White House . Because this is incident is an ongoing criminal investigation, the Secret Service said it will not provide any further details at this time. The Secret Service has been criticized for its response to that incident.

by | March 20, 2017 | 17:52

The exact reason for the deadly accident has not yet been ascertained. The Director of Wau Teaching Hospital, Dr. Edmond Sebit, told Eye Radio Juba that several people injured in the plane crash have been taken to the health facility for treatment.

by | March 20, 2017 | 17:42

Thee House Intelligence Committee will hold a hearing on attempts by Russian Federation to meddle in the election on Monday, and Schiff pointed out on "Meet The Press" that the overall issue is of vital importance. But Schiff, the panel's top Democrat, said there was enough "circumstantial evidence" that he still had questions. The witness list, titled "Disinformation: A Primer on Russian Active Measures and Influence Campaign", does not yet include any government officials.

by | March 20, 2017 | 17:39

At the meeting, Lansman says that while he hopes Corbyn remains as leader, Momentum should seek to boost the left's representation in key Labour positions to secure rule changes that would help install a leftwing successor when he leaves. "I think it will turn, but it's obviously hard work, of course it is". "Jon said nothing that was at all controversial, but I think this is a concerted attempt to interfere in the internal election in Unite for general secretary, which is really shocking".

by | March 20, 2017 | 17:17

The meeting of the BJP's legislature party began at Lok Bhawan on Saturday evening, state BJP spokesperson Manish Dixit said . Observers questioned whether Adityanath would continue pushing his "Hindutva", loosely translated as "Hinduness", ideology as chief minister.

by | March 20, 2017 | 17:09

There are restrictions under Article 50 on discussions on the terms of the exit and future relations, in the absence of a formal communication by Britain to the other members of the Union, about its decision to leave. He said that "everything is ready on this side", and that the EU's executive arm stands ready to play its role once the letter of notification is actually sent.

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:56

Local media said she was found without her clothes and badly beaten, to the point police had to release a photo of her tattoo to formally identify her and notify the family. Rena Donaghey, a councillor in Buncrana who knows McLaughlin's mother and family, said that their grief is unthinkable. "To find that there could be malice or something very sinister involved in the way in which someone died is particularly disturbing and has its own challenge that we, as a community, will have to face".

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:55

The top ten countries this year were Norway, Denmark, Iceland , Switzerland , Finland , Holland, Canada , New Zealand , Australia and Sweden . He said that President Trump's economic measures were "all aimed at increasing inequality - tax cuts at the top, throwing people off the healthcare rolls, cutting Meals on Wheels in order to raise military spending.

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:43

Russian Federation views US missile defense systems being deployed in northeast Asia as a threat to regional security, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following talks Monday with Japanese officials in Tokyo . The defense ministers' sit-down was held ahead of the so-called "two-plus-two" security dialogue that included the Russian and Japanese foreign ministers.

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:36

In the recently-concluded Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the party secured 312 seats in a 403-member house, while its allies Apna Dal (Soneylal) and Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party got nine and four seats respectively. The fiery Hindutva mascot has been in active politics since 1998 and enjoys an unprecedented following not only in Gorakhpur, but across the state. He also explained that Adityanath's anti-Muslim remarks and "staunch support for Hinduism" has left the majority of Muslims ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:35

Kim Jong-Un attended the March 18 test at the Sohae launch site, according KCNA, which said the test was meant to confirm the "new type" of engine's thrust power and gauge the reliability of its control system and structural safety. Earlier in February North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile, which is believed to have splashed down into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:22

Such behaviour has placed a considerable financial burden on public toilet management. Anyone who needs toilet paper must now stand in line and get their faces scanned by the machines. The park has been providing free toilet paper since 2007, and has to cope with tourists who consume inordinate amounts of toilet paper when using the facilities.

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:19

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend the opening ceremony of the CeBit computer fair, which will open its doors to the public on March 20, at the fairground in Hanover, Germany. "At a time when we have to quarrel with many about free trade, open borders and democratic values, it's a good sign that Germany and Japan aren't quarreling about that".

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:16

Many parties have received a similar share of votes, ' Cavusoglu said at a rally in the southern city of Antalya. Thomas Oppermann, the parliamentary caucus leader of Gabriel's Social Democrats, said Turkey's chances of joining the European Union would be "gone for good" if the country reintroduced the death penalty, as Erdogan has suggested.

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:11

China has agreed reluctantly to U.N. Security Council resolutions sanctioning North Korea, but is adamantly opposed to measures that might bring about a collapse of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's regime. As Pyongyang announced that the test could pave a way to a rejuvenated rocket industry, Seoul said that the event showed a "meaningful" progress in the North's increasing military acts.

by | March 20, 2017 | 15:46

On Monday, Nunes and Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, will lead a rare open hearing on the investigation into Russian election meddling where the directors of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency are expected to testify.

by | March 20, 2017 | 15:42

Mr Kenny will return to Dublin on Saturday, having met US President Donald Trump on his trip to America. That's some bullshit, and it turns out that I'm not the only one who thinks so. However, while in the U.S. for the festivities he indicated he would not announce any retirement plans until political uncertainty in Northern Ireland is addressed and the EU's negotiating stance on Brexit is agreed.

by | March 20, 2017 | 15:41

Sources in the BSP have alleged that he was reportedly involved in a feud with local leaders of the BJP and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad. The accused shot Shami near his house. Th police have however dispersed the protestors and have launched an investigation to nab the culprits. Shami, former Samajwadi Party leader with a tainted past has joined BSP just before the UP Assembly Election.

by | March 20, 2017 | 15:32

In addition to the $131 billion uptick in military spending, Trump also proposes an extra $4.1 billion for the Department of Homeland Security for building the Mexican border wall and upping immigration-related detention. Mulvaney said that the $1.5 billion would be coming from the USA treasury and not Mexico, unlike what Trump said during the campaign. The approach is a risky gamble for Mr.