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by | April 20, 2017 | 06:39

The turbulent campaign featured mass rallies led by a hardline Islamist movement, which has strengthened in recent years in a country long dominated by a moderate form of Islam. One person died and more than 100 were injured after one protest turned violent. The FPI leader Habib Rizieq Shihab's prominent direction of the events in November and December was deemed a victory for the Islamists over the moderate leadership of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and Muhammadiyah, the two largest Islamic ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:39

President Donald Trump's decision to target and attack the Syrian airfield leave country and government relations in an ambiguous state. The call comes on the heels of Trump's two-day summit with China's President Xi Jinping during which North Korea's nuclear activities was at the forefront of their discussions.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:38

Prime Minister Theresa May has ruled out taking part in UK-wide leaders debates, despite her predecessors Gordon Brown and David Cameron taking part at the last two elections. "Once the new government is formed, we will continue to press for the urgent delivery of all the pledges made in NHS England's GP Forward View - and for equivalent investment in GP services in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland", she said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:35

Wang's comments mirrored a warning from the North Korean foreign ministry's Institute for Disarmament and Peace that "thermo-nuclear war may break out any moment". A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful U.S. aircraft supercarrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:22

Video of the incident was posted on Facebook. The search for murder suspect Steve Stephens put authorities in surrounding states on the lookout. (AP Photo/James H. A video uploaded two minutes later appears to show him gunning down Godwin. Outrage at this senseless killing flooded social media as a country, thought to be torn apart at its foundation, came together to help in the hunt for the Facebook killer, who needed to come to justice.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:19

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call that an attack on Syria plays in the hands of extremists, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday after the phone call from Tillerson. "And so we would want to appeal rationally to Russian Federation - this is a great opportunity for the Russian Federation leadership to re-evalute what they're doing".

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:20

Turkey's main opposition party has filed a formal request seeking Sun. The request was rejected in a 10-1 vote, said Mehmet Hadimi Yakupoglu, the main opposition Republican People's Party's representative at the High Electoral Board. A prosecutor will now consider whether to press charges against Guven. On Sunday, a majority of Turkish voters cast their ballots in favor of 18 constitutional amendments that will, among other things, see Turkey switch from a parliamentary to a presidential ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:19

In order to understand the latest bout of unrest in the embattled region, it is important to know what the Kashmir dispute is. Meanwhile, dozens of people were injured on Monday in anti-India protests and clashes between Kashmiri students and government forces in the disputed Himalayan region.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:16

The Defense Department blamed what turned out to be fake news by describing a series of foul-ups, including a "premature announcement of the deployment by the military's Pacific Command to an erroneous explanation by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ", the paper reported .

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:13

Khanwilkar and Justice M.M. Shantanagoudar, asked the ASG to inform about the decision and posted the matter for hearing in July. The court had reserved its judgment in the case in February after an over four-month long hearing. The Supreme Court verdict will decide on the disqualification of the PM over his speeches to the nation and on the floor of the National Assembly. Panama Papers had published a leak of documents belonging to Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based law firm.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:11

Religious and political leaders held prayer services in Dyker Heights Tuesday in response to a pair of deadly suicide bombings targeting Coptic Christians during Palm Sunday services in Egypt . In the Tanta attack, the bomber was able to enter the church and reach the front rows before blowing himself up. Pope Francis, after celebrating Palm Sunday Mass at St.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:11

Becoming an official Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire? Mother-of-four Beckham, 43, rose to fame as Posh Spice in 1990s girl band the Spice Girls, but after the group's split realised her passion was fashion and defied critics as she forged a successful career in the industry.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:58

The death toll from Thursday's attack was initially put at 36. But ISIS later released a counter-statement denying that any of its militants were killed or injured in the blast attack. US military leaders say the bomb was dropped to destroy an extensive labyrinth of tunnels the terrorists use. The MOAB weapon used on Thursday is a GPS-guided weapon that was first tested in 2003 and has not been used in combat since them.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:58

But the Panneerselvam faction has hardened its stance in spite of the announcement by Finance Minister D Jayakumar that Sasikala, Dinakaran and other members of the Mannargudi clan would not have any role in running the AIADMK. At the height of the factional feud triggered by Panneerselvam, she announced formation of MGR Amma Deepa Peravai and took the plunge into electoral politics by nominating herself as the candidate in the now countermanded RK Nagar bypoll.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:57

At their meeting, Lavrov told Tillerson Moscow was hoping to understand Washington s "real intentions" and warned that Moscow considered it "fundamentally important" to prevent more "unlawful" U.S. Tillerson said Syria's government had committed more than 50 attacks using chlorine or other chemical weapons over the duration of the conflict. Despite hopes of an improvement in ties under Trump, the fallout over the alleged chemical attack and USA bombing meant the Syrian conflict - in which ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:58

The Gush Etzion Junction has been the site of multiple attacks against both civilians and soldiers in the past two years. Troops responded by shooting at the driver. The Israeli authorities, meanwhile, say at least 48 Israelis have been killed in attacks by Palestinians over the same period. The rest died in clashes.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:56

Trump, who rode to office previous year in a surprise election win over Hillary Clinton, linked himself to the Patriots as a perceived underdog. "I'll say this right now: George Steinbrenner was a very good friend of mine". "Need some help?" Gronkowski asked Spicer. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said it is possible a Trump visit to the Vatican to meet Pope Francis will be added to the schedule of his European trip.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:55

The new two-year visa won't be a pathway to permanent residency, but anyone now in Australia on a 457 visa won't be affected by the new arrangements. "We are an immigration nation, but the fact remains: Australian workers must have priority for Australian jobs, so we are abolishing the 457 visa, the visa that brings temporary foreign workers into our country", said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:51

The move, coupled with the USA retaliatory strikes last week against Syria over a chemical weapons attack on civilians, and the depoyment of a huge bomb against IS positions in Afghanistan earlier this week, touched off fear in South Korea that the United States was preparing for military action against the North.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:45

On 19 April, The Delhi High Court dismissed the plea seeking direction for the Centre to approach the International Court of Justice for securing release of Kulbhushan Jadhav from Pakistan. The workers demanded that the store close down the section where it was selling made in Pakistan clothes as they were protesting against the death sentence given to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian Navy Officer by a Pakistani military court on grounds of espionage, the report further said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:43

China banned imports of North Korean coal on February 26, cutting off its most important export. Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing for North Korea's mo. "What analysts believe is that this is sending a message that Kim Jong-un maintains his dual track policy", Leeson said. Today, as millions gathered in the capital at the behest of Jong-Un to celebrate the day of the grandfather's birth, frightening reports say he unveiled a chase of new weaponry.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:35

Tim Farron, leader of the minority Liberal Democrat party, said the early general election will be an opportunity for voters to "change the direction of our country". The Prime Minister will require the support of two-thirds of MPs to go to the country, with a vote scheduled in the Commons on Wednesday. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon branded the announcement as "one of the most extraordinary U-turns in recent political history" and argued Mrs May was "once again putting the interests of her ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:36

Mr Barnier wants a draft deal by October next year so that national leaders will have time to approve it before a ratification by the European Parliament, most likely in early 2019. The Brexit talks are expected to start in late May once the negotiating guidelines of the 27 member nations have been sealed in a mandate for Mr Barnier.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:38

Police found her body at afternoon on 12 of April, a day later; the report of her missing is filed. Two law enforcement officials say the death is being treated as a suicide. On Tuesday, a NYPD spokesperson told BuzzFeed News her death was being investigated as suspicious. Police confirmed that there were no marks of trauma on her body.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:33

Smith, who had missed almost three months with a fractured thumb earlier this year, was willing to re-enter the Game 2 clash, but the Cavaliers' training staff rejected that idea. Asked how he felt, Smith said, "I'm all right". "We'll see what happens tomorrow", Smith said. Smith wants to play in Game 3, but doesn't know if the Cavs' trainers and medical staff agree.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:29

Uma Bharti stuck to the fact she wants the Ram temple to be constructed in Ayodhya and will do everything to make it possible. Meanwhile, the Congress demanded Bharti's resignation by reminding Prime Minister Narendra Modi to act in accordance with "his love for transparency and morality in politics".

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:24

We said that it was heading there, and it was heading there - it is heading there. The expected arrival date, April 25, coincides with the 85th anniversary of the North's Korean People's Army, when Pyongyang may celebrate with a show of its military power.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:26

That led to laughter from the press corps, as Spicer smiled as he looked over his right shoulder and said, "I think I got this, but thank you". In the video, Gronkowski can be heard asking Spicer if he needs any help. If you're a New England Patriots player who chose to sit out the annual Super Bowl pilgrimage to the White House, you really, really, really didn't miss much.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:26

The United States earlier on Thursday night launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the military airfield in Ash Sha'irat. The statement warned the USA that allies of Syria were "closely and deeply following American forces' moves and presence" in the areas of northern Syria and northwestern Iraq, and that they will "consider them [to be] an occupying force".

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:23

After Supreme Court revised conspiracy charges against the Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti in the Babri Masjid demolition case on April 19, she remained defiant about any conspiracy. The Lucknow court is hearing the case against unknown " karsevaks " who were in and around the Babri Masjid when it was pulled down. "The CBI is under the influence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi".

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:26

The vice president's office says he will be touring the largest mosque in Indonesia and participating in a dialogue with interfaith religious leaders. Pence on Monday had made an unannounced visit to the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea, where he warned that "the era of strategic patience is over".

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:19

Mr Spicer on Tuesday had suggested that World War II German dictator Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons on his own people, momentarily forgetting the Holocaust. Several hours after his profoundly disturbing and bumbling comments, Spicer apologized on several major news networks. Spicer was defending President Donald Trump's decision to send a missile strike on Syria, saying Assad was the worst leader they had seen.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:18

She was born on March 10, 1900, in Duanvale, Trelawny - not far from the birthplace of the multiple-world-record holder, track legend Usain Bolt. Mr Young said he has met Ms Brown and examined her birth certificate, which was issued by the British authorities who governed Jamaica at the time of her birth.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:19

It called on the court's 16 judges to rule that "the Russian Federation bears global responsibility" for " acts of terrorism committed by its proxies in Ukraine ". The court took Ukraine's side on allegations of discrimination in Crimea . Moscow must "refrain from maintaining or imposing limitations on the ability of the Crimean Tatar community to conserve its representative institutions", the judges ordered.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:17

Eight civilians were killed when the security forces opened fire during the voting process in the Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary by-poll on Sunday. The by-polls in the three districts of Srinagar , Budgam and Ganderbal saw the lowest voter turn out percentage in nearly 30 years and was marred by widespread violence.