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by | April 17, 2017 | 10:54

There have been nine rounds of negotiations so far. Australia and India both agreed to sign six pacts while trade agreement remained hard to pin down. "The waters of the Indian Ocean remind us of our linked histories. our connected destinies, " he said. Our bilateral mechanisms on counter-terrorism and trans-national crimes are functioning well, ' he said.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:53

China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson exchanged views on the "situation on the Korean peninsula" by phone on Sunday, China's official Xinhua News Agency said. They pointed to a recent editorial in a state-run Chinese newspaper advocating tighter restrictions on selling oil to North Korea . South Korea's military also detected the failed launch.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:49

Inamullah Meyakhil, spokesman for the central hospital in eastern Nangarhar province, said no dead or wounded had been brought to the facility from the attack. But former president Hamid Karzai condemned the use of the weapon on Afghan soil. The psychological impact of its use can said to be similar to that of the use of a weapon of mass destruction.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:48

The UK-based group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 98 evacuees were killed, along with aid workers and rebel soldiers. The Observatory said after the bombing that the evacuation process had resumed, but it was not immediately clear on Sunday if convoys had restarted their journeys.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:46

It enables the President to directly appoint members of Turkey's top judicial body, top public officials, ministers and assign one or several Vice-Presidents. The European Union statement, issued by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and two other top officials, said the EU executive took note of the result and was awaiting an assessment of an worldwide observation mission "also with regard to alleged irregularities".

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:46

Maddon is still obviously figuring out what goes where, and we know Uehara will be a part of it. Kelvin Herrera (1-0) threw an eight-pitch flawless ninth after Ian Kennedy pitched two-hit ball and struck out 10 over eight innings. The only problem with that logic is the current third baseman for the Chicago Cubs being Rookie of the Year and NL MVP Kris Bryant . Unfortunately, the Cubs bullpen imploded, allowing the Pirates to take the first two games of this three-game set.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:44

Erdogan and his supporters had argued the "Turkish-style" presidential system would bring stability and prosperity in a country rattled by a failed coup a year ago that left more than 200 people dead, and a series of devastating attacks by the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:44

Trump had regularly blasted Obama for golfing while in office, including a time when he criticized the former President for hitting the golf course instead of consulting with lawmakers about Syria. "You know what - and I love golf - but if I were in the White House, I don't think I'd ever see Turnberry [in Scotland] again", Trump said. The president reportedly owns two of them.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:47

Diamond polishing unit of Hari Krishna Export Private Limited, at Hira Bourse SEZ in Icchapur. At another programme in Bajipura tomorrow, Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate SUMUL cattle field plant and lay foundation stone for other projects at SUMUL Dairy.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:45

Ecuador's election on Sunday has been widely billed as an indicator of the political climate in Latin America, where more than a decade of leftist dominance has been waning amid a a string of conservative victories. "Ecuador deserves that its political actors show ethical responsibility in recognizing the democratic will expressed by the people at the voting booths", said National Electoral President Juan Pablo Pozo.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:44

The United States appears to be raising the stakes in Syria, suggesting Russian Federation may have helped the Assad regime carry out a deadly chemical weapons attack that killed more than 80 people in Idlib province. It was especially striking because Trump had played a big role in what seemed to be the world community's gradual acquiescence to the Syrian president remaining in power as a sort-of "least bad option".

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:45

Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan ordered on Sunday that the Palestinian prisoners who are planning to join Monday's hunger strike be gathered in the Negev's Ktzi'ot prison, according to Israeli radio's Channel 2. Former Fatah senior official Marwan Barghouti reportedly wants the large demonstration to coincide with Palestinian "Prisoners Day", which is created to protest living conditions within Israeli prison facilities.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:44

The earlier quarter-finals saw US upset Fiji 24-19 and series leaders South Africa stunned 19-17 thanks to a last minute Australian try. That match was no picnic either, with the team quick out of the gate, taking an impressive lead of 19-0 only to see the it evaporate to a 19-19 tie.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:38

Both loans were reportedly unusual for the lending firms. In filing the FARA report , Podesta's firm disclosed that it was paid more than $1.2 million by a Brussels-based group advocating for Ukraine. The other was $455,249 and also matched a ledger entry. Manafort has said the ledger is fake. "Mr. Manafort has always denied that he ever received any cash payments for his work and has consistently maintained that he received all of his payments, for services rendered, through wire ...

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:38

Part of his mission will be to reassure allies in South Korea and Japan that the USA will defend them against North Korean aggression without acting in a way that might tip the region into open conflict. U.S. vice-president Mike Pence travels to South Korea on Sunday on a long-planned 10-day trip to Asia. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson earlier urged North Korea to abide by United Nations resolutions and stop its pursuit of nuclear weapons.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:36

Lavrov said Moscow was hoping to understand Washington's "real intentions" and warned that Moscow considered it "fundamentally important" to prevent more "unlawful" U.S. On Thursday, Trump adopted a more optimistic tone, saying on his Twitter account, "Things will work out fine between the United States of America and Russian Federation.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:33

The jihadists also face an offensive against their bastion Raqa in northern Syria conducted by a Kurdish and Arab coalition supported by the US-led coalition fighting the group. Heavy fighting with machine guns, rocket propelled grenade launchers and mortars was heard by the Reuters TV crew coming from the area around the mosque, located in the old city and famous for its leaning minaret.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:31

US Vice President Mike Pence walks with Commander General Vincent K. Brooks as he arrives at Camp Bonifas near the truce village of Panmunjom, in Paju, South Korea. He is in South Korea as part of a 10-day tour of Asia. North Korea launched a long-range rocket and conducted two nuclear tests past year, including its most powerful to date.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:33

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, lays a wreath at the Seoul National Cemetery in Seoul , South Korea, Sunday, April 16, 2017 . "It is a testament to the unshakeable bond between our people", he said. Mr Yang said the two sides should maintain dialogue. The attempted launch occurred a day after the regime of Kim Jong Un showed off a bevy of new missiles and launchers at a large-scale military parade."The missile blew up nearly immediately.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:30

Christian clergymen hold candles during the Easter Sunday procession at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed by many Christians to be the site of the crucifixion and burial of Jesus Christ, in Jerusale. Francis also mentioned hostilities and starvation plaguing parts of Africa. The pope usually conducts an Urbu et Orbi blessing - Latin for "To the City and the World" - just after the Easter Mass.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:31

The parade also featured North Korea's new solid-fuel missiles, which can be fired from land or under the sea. As tensions between North Korea and the US rose in recent days, speculation had grown that Kim Jong Un would conduct a nuclear test or other major military test.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:28

Both polls had Fillon lagging well behind in third place. However, this scenario does not take into consideration external influences that might affect the outcome of the elections, in particular the risk of Russian interference, which could release compromising information to bring down Macron after he will emerge as the challenger of Le Pen in the first round of voting.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:26

He condemned as "vile" the attack on Syrian refugees in Aleppo on Saturday in which 126 people died, almost 70 of them children, when a suicide vehicle bomber targeted buses being used to evacuate four besieged towns.... Two suicide bombers from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group struck two churches north of the capital Cairo on April 9, killing 45 people in the worst attack on Copts in recent memory.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:28

North Korean schoolgirls attend a dance class at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea . Almost 60 missiles rolled through Kim Il-sung Square at an event to mark the 105th anniversary of the North's founder, in a show of strength as tensions mount over the isolated nation's military ambitions.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:25

Highs will be in the lower to mid 80s area-wide with a breezy southeast wind at 10-20mph with gusts near 25. This will not be a downpour for everyone, everywhere across Western and Southwest Virginia, but more like the hit-and-miss showers and storms we see on summer afternoons.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:26

The high-profile failure came as the North tried to showcase its nuclear and missile capabilities around the birth anniversary of the North's late founder and as a US aircraft carrier neared the Korean Peninsula. Meanwhile, President Trump has been in talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping to pressure North Korea to stop its provocations. Trump's answer: He is willing to unleash military power to eliminate any threat to the US homeland.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:24

The U.N. apologized past year and promised to compensate affected Haitians, but has yet to raise the proposed $400 million for the effort. "Peacekeepers do fantastic work but they are very expensive and they should be used only when needed", said Rycroft before Thursday's vote to end MINUSTAH.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:22

He said the four victims killed in the attack included one person from Britain, one from Belgium and two Swedes. He had previously turned up in information gathered by Swedish security services: "He was a marginal character", national police chief Dan Eliasson said.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:19

Zuma criticized the protests on Monday, saying that some of demonstrators were inspired by racism. Amidst the large manifestation in Pretoria, Zuma who turned 75 today was celebrating his birthday with his supporters. The president said some South Africans regarded " black people as being lesser human beings ", but he gave no further details about the alleged placards and posters or where they had been seen.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:18

United States allies in the region, he said, have recognized that the problem in North Korea, festering through multiple U.S. presidencies, is now "coming to a head". China's customs department issued an order on April 7 telling traders to return North Korean coal cargoes, trading sources said. "North Korea is a liability to everybody and it's a threat not just to the United States, not just to South Korea, not just to Japan, not just to Russian Federation, but it's actually a threat to ...

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:17

Coptic Catholic Bishop Kyrillos William of Assiut, Upper Egypt , said he had met state security staff following Sunday's attacks which left 44 dead and more than 120 injured in blasts at St George's, Tanta and St Mark's, Alexandria - both Coptic Orthodox churches.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:18

The EU urged the Turkish government on Sunday to seek the broadest national agreement after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a referendum granting him increased powers the opposition says risk authoritarian rule. "I don't think he (Erdogan) will reverse course. Turkey has been ruled in the past by one man", he said , referring to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who founded modern-day Turkey.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:17

President Trump campaigned that he would build a wall across the entire border with Mexico. Kelly had few details about the size and scope of the wall when he testified in front of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, saying the administration would rely on the input of those working on the border for the specifics.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:14

As a former prosecutor, head of the Iranian judiciary, and attorney general, the well-known cleric has established hardline credentials, and his economic policy seems to reflect the preoccupations shared by Rouhani's declared opponents and the supreme leader.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:10

Lu said the Dalai Lama's "disgraceful performance" will "have negative impact on proper settlement of the territorial dispute between India and China". It said the Dalai Lama's visit is "testimony to his betrayal of himself, the people, the country, as well as regional peace". "His display can not in the slightest impact China's position on the border and Tibet", Lu Kang said.