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Trade war with U.S. would bring disaster, says Chinese minister

Trade war with U.S. would bring disaster, says Chinese minister Trump said in February that China is "killing us in trade". He further pointed out that different statistical methods widen the USA trade deficit with China by around 20 percent, citing a research comparing the trade figures of China and U.S. [Full Article...]

Maharashtra farmers stir: Fadnavis forms panel

Maharashtra farmers stir: Fadnavis forms panel The march has been organised to protest the failures of the state BJP government on the farm front, including issues like farm loan waivers, remunerative prices for produce, non-implementation of the recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission as well as the Forest Rights Act, he said. [Full Article...]

Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga now 'brothers'

Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga now 'brothers' Machakos governor, Alfred Mutua and his Nyeri counterpart Mutahi Kahiga said the meeting of the two national leaders has eased ethnic tension and was a step in the right direction. I understand that Mr. Odinga has further stated that the "conflict is over" and called on the country to "reconcile and move on". "We refuse to allow our diversity to kill our nation", he said. [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon mulls purchasing online news site to espouse his populist views

Steve Bannon mulls purchasing online news site to espouse his populist views In a surprise appearance on Saturday, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon addressed France's far-right National Front, telling a gathering of the party that they are "part of a worldwide movement that is bigger than France, bigger than Italy, bigger than Hungary - bigger than all of it". [Full Article...]

Syrian Kurds Deny Turkey's Claim Afrin Is Surrounded

Syrian Kurds Deny Turkey's Claim Afrin Is Surrounded Ankara said it might also extend its aggression further east to Manbij unless the PYD/PKK leaves the strategically located city. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights based on global law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defence rights under the UN charter and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. [Full Article...]

Prince Harry and Meghan's incredible gesture for budding young actress

Prince Harry and Meghan's incredible gesture for budding young actress The baptism comes ahead of Markle's wedding to Prince Harry on May 19. During a walkabout before their royal duties, Harry - sporting a camel sweater, navy slacks and a matching overcoat - met an Oasis Academy school student, Sophia Richards, 10, who told him she wanted to be an actress when she grew up. [Full Article...]

Hadiya happy and content with the SC verdict

Hadiya happy and content with the SC verdict Asokan and NIA vehemently argued that the marriage was part of a well-oiled machinery prevailing in Kerala to indoctrinate vulnerable youth to embrace Islam and lure them away to countries like Syria but the bench was not inclined to accept the argument and said "when two consenting adults marry we can not get into correctness, justness. [Full Article...]

North Must Start Disarming Before Trump Will Meet Kim: White House

North Must Start Disarming Before Trump Will Meet Kim: White House Xi said he "hopes the United States and North Korea start contacts and dialogue as soon as possible and strive to reach positive results", the report said. It "will not lead to North Korea s denuclearization". Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked to Trump and Tillerson on the phone to reiterate the necessity of maintaining pressure on North Korea. [Full Article...]

USA warns Nigeria over loans from China

USA warns Nigeria over loans from China Trump allegedly made the comment about African nations and Haiti during a meeting on USA immigration legislation in January. Analysts say the USA policy towards Africa has strings attached, while China has not placed any such conditions. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Geng Shuang was responding to Tillerson's remarks that China's approach to development in Africa " encourages depende... [Full Article...]

Gunman takes hostages after shots fired at California veterans home

Gunman takes hostages after shots fired at California veterans home A witness told KPIX 5 dozens of emergency vehicles were racing along Highway 29 toward the veterans home, including at least four ambulances. Although no casualties have yet been reported by law enforcement, Napa County Fire Captain Chase Beckham revealed that a hostage situation is unfolding, and the gunman has barricaded himself within the center. [Full Article...]

China warns of the trade war with the US

China warns of the trade war with the US Speaking on the sidelines of an annual meeting of China's parliament, Mr Wang said some outside forces were trying to muddy the waters in the disputed region. India's steel ministry said in a note to the trade ministry last month that USA import tariffs were expected to lead to a loss of US$130 million in exports which were expected to total 333,656 tonnes for the year ending on March 31. [Full Article...]

Saudi-UK CEO Forum Held in London

Saudi-UK CEO Forum Held in London It's also prompted comparisons to the official welcome offered to US President Donald Trump that he has not yet been taken up and is set to be downgraded to a "working visit" in light of expected protests when he enters the UK. She made no mention of the 200 elites he ordered detained in the Ritz Carlton hotel in a purported corruption crackdown. Asked whether Bin Salman should have been invite... [Full Article...]

Spring forward into Daylight Savings Time Sunday

Spring forward into Daylight Savings Time Sunday Congress has added months regularly over the decades and in some states there are actually laws now proposed that would create year-round daylight saving time . Here's a full Congressional Research Service report on the history of Daylight Saving Time and the surprising number of times the U.S. government has considered the matter. [Full Article...]

Human being have right to die with dignity

Human being have right to die with dignity India's Supreme Court has allowed people to draw up " living wills ", meaning they can seek what is known as passive euthanasia . By executing a living will , a person with deteriorating health or the terminally ill can express his willingness to not remain in a vegetative state with life support system if he/she goes into a state when it will not be possible for them to express their wis... [Full Article...]

Kawhi Leonard Says He Wants To Retire A Spur

Kawhi Leonard Says He Wants To Retire A Spur The Spurs are in danger of falling off the cliff, sliding to the sixth position in the West, after the Portland Trail Blazers and the New Orleans Pelicans have streaked at the right time, winning eight and nine consecutive games to take third and fourth place in the conference, respectively. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Expresses Approval of China's Xi Jinping's Indefinite Rule

Donald Trump Expresses Approval of China's Xi Jinping's Indefinite Rule If approved by the USA congress , the latest U.S. defense budget would become the first significant jump in United States military spending in recent years, when the budget mostly stayed stagnant. In July China sent a clear message to the world when it staged an awesome display of might in the biggest military parade ever to mark the 90th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort gets a trial date

Paul Manafort gets a trial date The protester, standing outside of a federal court building in Alexandria, Va., held a sign that read "blood money" and shouted "Traitor!" as Manafort left the courthouse, NBC News reports . Jurors will hear from 20 to 25 witnesses over a trial that will last eight to 10 days, prosecutors said. Jackson issued the gag order in November, saying that Manafort and others involved in the case had ... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Restores Hadiya's Marriage, Sets Aside Kerala HC Order

Supreme Court Restores Hadiya's Marriage, Sets Aside Kerala HC Order The Hadiya-Akhila case began in January 2016, when her parents reported her missing. "In the facts and circumstances of the case, the high court could not have annulled the marriage, " the top court said . At that time, the apex court had not yet made a statement about the status of her marriage. Following this, her father approached the Kerala High Court, alleging that she had been forcibl... [Full Article...]

California at 'war' with Washington over immigration: governor

California at 'war' with Washington over immigration: governor He is expected to speak to law enforcement officials in the state's capital Wednesday, just hours after the U.S. Justice Department filed suit - the most aggressive move yet in the Trump administration's push to force so-called sanctuary cities and states to cooperate with immigration authorities. [Full Article...]

Collapse of Iran nuclear deal would be 'great loss', IAEA tells Trump

Collapse of Iran nuclear deal would be 'great loss', IAEA tells Trump Le Drian's office says a key part of the trip will be diplomacy over the war in Syria and trying to get Iran to use its influence on Syrian President Bashar Assad to agree to a cease-fire. Yukiya Amano said that if the deal "were to fail it would be a great loss for nuclear verification and multilateralism". Le Drian first met Monday with Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National S... [Full Article...]


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