by | February 17, 2018 | 22:45

China had objected to the then US Ambassador to India Richard Verma's visit to Arunachal Pradesh in October previous year. Arunachal Pradesh is rapidly developing towards its desired goal because of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream vision to develop NE region, said Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju.

by | February 17, 2018 | 22:40

During his seven-day visit, the Canadian Prime Minister will visit Mumbai, Delhi, Amritsar, Ahmedabad and Agra. Feminists in India - are you reading? The issues mentioned in the letter to Trudeau include possible forced mass expulsion of Rohingya people from India, justice and accountability for 1984 Sikh massacre, use of pellet-firing shotguns in Kashmir, demonisation of religious minorities, and for criminalisation of marital rape.

by | February 17, 2018 | 22:28

A complaint says Christian Toro then resigned and his brother returned the ex-teacher's school laptop and a technician found a document about explosives on it. The Toros' neighbors said they lived with their mother, Carmen Melendez, 58, and she was on hand when law enforcement raided the apartment. Federal charges were being prepared against the two, who were arrested in the city's Bronx borough and were in possession of materials to build such a device, the official was quoted as saying.

by | February 17, 2018 | 22:26

During the 2008 presidential poll he and his supporters were targeted for their political views, suffering violence at the hands of state agents. An opposition alliance had endorsed him as its candidate, even as the ailing leader in January said he was "looking at the imminent prospects of us as the older generation leaving the levers of leadership to allow the younger generation to take forward this huge task".

by | February 17, 2018 | 13:44

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks at UN headquarters in New York, NY, U.S., January 2, 2018. Buddhist-majority Myanmar doesn't recognize the Rohingya as an ethnic group, insisting they are Bengali migrants from Bangladesh living illegally in the country.

by | February 17, 2018 | 13:33

PESCO is described by the European Union as a framework for defence cooperation and a step towards the development of the EU's common defence policy. The statement said: 'But he acknowledged the legitimate threats posed to Turkey's national security by terrorist organisations'. He added that while NATO's goal is a "world without nuclear weapons", the alliance would remain a nuclear bloc "as long as they exist".

by | February 17, 2018 | 13:28

Markus Schairer's Olympic dreams were shattered on February 15 when the Austrian snowboard broke his neck after suffering a nasty fall in the men's snowboard cross quarterfinals. This is not the first serious injury that Schairer, who also competed in the 2010 and 2014 Olympics, has suffered while racing. The report said that Schairer will be taken back to Austria for more treatment.

by | February 17, 2018 | 13:26

The event in Namibia which brought together six teams offered the Kenyan team coached by Thomas Odoyo a second chance to qualify for the World Cup after a dismal performance during the ICC World Cricket league which culminated last December.

by | February 17, 2018 | 10:45

With anger over the latest shooting still high, it would be naive to believe that gun control measures were poised for swift passage in state legislatures or, even more unlikely, in the U.S. However, FBI agents had no information pointing to the " time , location or true identity" of the person behind the message, Robert Lasky, special agent in charge of the FBI's Jacksonville office, told reporters.

by | February 17, 2018 | 10:10

Police were responding to the scene. Highline College is an institution of higher education located in Des Moines, Washington , south of Seattle, Washington. An employee at Chevron along Pacific Highway across from Highline College told the Seattle Times that police and ambulances were "everywhere". "You don't know how it feels until you're in that situation", she said, referring to the deadly shooting at a Florida high school.

by | February 17, 2018 | 10:05

Road conditions may be slick and reductions in visibility are possible. "[But] I can say we had a very efficient and productive night of snow-making following the storm". West southwest wind 10 to 20 miles per hour becoming northwest after midnight. Don't expect that sun to warm temperatures up at all, highs will be in the -0s to the 0s.

by | February 17, 2018 | 09:59

His extended imprisonment at the Silivri prison on the outskirts of Istanbul without trial or charges had left a negative impact on relations between Turkey and Germany . Germany believes that German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel will be able to leave Turkey after a court made a decision to release him from custody pending trial, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Friday.

by | February 17, 2018 | 09:55

Ronaldo fizzed a shot over the bar down the other end but made no mistake when Giovani Lo Celso was penalised for tugging Toni Kroos's shirt in the area. "Not just with the ball, as we know that with the ball we can do great things, but we defended very well too, with intensity". "We came here to create the basis for the second leg at Anfield - and that's what we did, not more , not less".

by | February 16, 2018 | 03:10

He was the study's lead author. Worms in the family Thelazia are a common parasite in North American cattle, but are rarely spread to humans. Bradbury said previously it was thought there were only two different species of these eye worms that infected humans worldwide, and that Thelazia gulosa is now the third.

by | February 16, 2018 | 03:05

In recent months, internal political wrangling among four coalition partners of EPRDF, including Tigray Peoples Liberation Front, Amhara National Democratic Movement, South Ethiopia People's Democratic Movement and Oromo Peoples Democratic Organization (OPDO), has cast fears about the stability of the nation of about 100 million people.

by | February 16, 2018 | 03:05

Briefing about the recent attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, Lt General Anbu said the "enemy" is attacking softer targets as they are failing at the borders. When they fail at borders they attack on camps. "Anyone who picks up an arm & is against the state, is a militant and we'll deal with him", he said. "We (Muslims) are giving our lives but the terrorists are killing us too as they are not discriminating anybody on the basis of religion".

by | February 16, 2018 | 03:04

Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who also attended the meeting, said the president told lawmakers he also would be willing to increase the amount of federal spending beyond the $200 billion over 10 years that the administration is seeking for his infrastructure program.

by | February 16, 2018 | 03:03

Lt Gen Anbu said 185-200 militants in the south and 190-225 in north of the Pir Panjal range were waiting to infiltrate across the LoC and added that the Army will not be "cowed down by small incidents" like fidayeen attacks . When they fail at borders they attack on camps. With respect to stone-pelting, he said, "We have devised a method where CRPF and police deal with stone-pelters, while the army carries out its CI (counter-insurgency) operations".

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:57

The FBI never reported the comment to local police. Earlier, BuzzFeed and the New York Times reported that bail bondsman and Youtube vlogger Ben Bennight informed the FBI's MS office on September 24, after a user named Nikolas Cruz posted the chilling comment below one of his videos.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:57

The country's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, will work with Ramaphosa if he acts in the interests of the South African people, said party leader Mmusi Maimane. He said he did not understand why the ANC rushed to remove him. Simultaneously, social division has spiked and South Africa's ageing infrastructure has all but broken down, leaving Cape Town with the prospect of running out of water in the next three months.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:58

The interest that was generated in the special election caught the attention of voters. Among early returns, Good bettered Buchanan 55 to 43 percent with vote-by-mail and early in-person voting. Much of Good's viability can be credited to energized Democrats from across the nation, who came to her aid through a flood of small-dollar donations, canvassing and phone banks from liberal bastions as far away as San Francisco, New York, and Washington D.C.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:51

In eight years of systematic documentation spanning from 2009 to 2017, the armed conflict in Afghanistan has killed more than 28,000 civilians and wounded 52,000 others. Both the Taliban and ISIS have continued to launch attacks on civilians and Afghan security forces or symbols of the government in Kabul . "Such attacks are prohibited under worldwide humanitarian law and are likely, in most cases, to constitute war crimes".

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:43

Wednesday's report describes how Shulkin's own "chief of staff" altered an email from an aide, to make it appear "that Secretary Shulkin would be receiving an award" in Denmark, so his wife's $4,300 airline ticket would be paid by the USA government.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:45

North Korea's participation is viewed as a sign of easing tensions over its nuclear and missile programmes, which it pursues in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions. continues to sanction Pyongyang for its nuclear-weapons program, the Journal noted. They shared that exceedingly rare moment with athletes and coaches from North Korea, which did nothing to organize the event, missed the registration deadline for sending a delegation, and boasts only two athletes who qualified for the ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:43

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has labelled Barnaby Joyce's actions a grave error of judgement and announced he will change the ministerial code of conduct to make it clear ministers can not have sexual relationships with staff members.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:43

An aerial view of Russian emergency vehicles arriving near to the site of an air crash, February 11, 2018. One indicator showed the plane's speed at zero, investigators said. The Antonov-148 of Saratov Airlines with 65 passengers and a crew of six en route from Domodedovo Airport in Moscow to Orsk of the Orenburg Region on the border between Europe and Asia crashed Sunday near the village of Argunovo, some 80 kilometers from Moscow, killing all people on board.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:42

On a yearly basis, exports climbed 1 percent annually and imports advanced 2.5 percent. For the whole of 2017, the German GDP rose by 2.2%, confirming the preliminary unadjusted data published in January. Portugal's growth came in at 0.7 percent, up from 0.5 percent a quarter ago. Germany and France emerged again as the EU's main engines with respective national economic growth at levels unseen since 2007 when it reached 3.0% and policymakers might quickly interpret such development as ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:43

After facing a debacle for about two months in recently held elections of the Central Parliament and Provincial Assemblies in Nepal , Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday resigned from his post. In 275 member House of Representatives, the lower house of parliament, Left Alliance secured an nearly two-thirds majority by winning 174 seats. In case the government fails to get endorsed then the President should give another chance to garner a majority and upon the repeated ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:40

The president reiterated the comments during a speech, and a spokesperson for Duterte said the comments were " funny ". Filipino human rights NGO Karapatan also said Duterte "has distinguished himself as a frothing-in-the-mouth fascist who incites the worst violations of global humanitarian law".

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:38

And as a society, as Americans, we're failing our children. "This happens nowhere else other than the United States of America - this epidemic of mass slaughter, this scourge of school shooting after school shooting ", the junior Senator from Connecticut, Christopher Murphy, said on the Senate floor yesterday.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:36

Pakistan drew up plans late previous year to take over Saeed's charities in a secret order first reported by Reuters. Another official said authorities had begun seizing control of offices and financial assets of the charities. "This is the most hard time but the workers must remain peaceful". The US and India are spearheading an effort to get Pakistan included in the watchdog's global money-laundering and terror-financing "grey list", reports said.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:38

Cyprus government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides told state broadcaster RIK that the rig remained anchored in the eastern Mediterranean, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the drilling target off the southeastern coast. The ministry said it undermines " inalienable rights on natural resources of Turkish-Cypriots" and the "stability of the region". However, European countries still rely on Turkey as a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally and as a brake to help reduce an influx of Syrian ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:39

Mr Zuma resigned after years of scandals that damaged the reputation of the ruling ANC, which had instructed him this week to step down or face a parliamentary motion of no confidence that he would nearly certainly lose. Latest report say that ANC leader Ramaphosa is likely to be elected as President when parliament meets in Cape Town on Thursday. In a televised statement, Zuma announced his resignation but added that he disagreed with his party's decision.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:35

The Syrian government has been able to set a new precedent, opening fire at Israeli fighter planes and shooting down F-16. Since Syria's civil war began in 2011, Iran and its proxies have been focused mostly on helping Assad fight opposition forces.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:30

The day before his arrival in Beirut , Tillerson noted in talks with Jordan's King Abdullah II that the United States knows "Hezbollah is part of the "political process" in Lebanon ". His call coincides with heightened tensions between Lebanon and Israel over contested rights to offshore natural gas exploration in the Mediterranean, and Israel's construction of a border wall that Lebanon says encroaches on its territory.