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Europeans snub trade text at China's Silk Road summit, diplomat says


The Silk Road initiative, first proposed by Xi in 2013, is also viewed as a counterweight to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a regional trade pact that excludes China. The North Korean delegation largely kept a low profile at the summit, and there was no evidence that its presence had affected participation despite USA misgivings. Lire la suite »

Clean chit given to Major who tied civilian to jeep


A video of the incident was uploaded by former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on his Twitter profile, generating massive outrage and condemnation from all quarters including some senior army officers. Officers believe it was a "one-off incident that was blown out of proportion". On April 15, Army constituted a court of inquiry in the incident. Surprisingly, however, the military court acquitted Major Ntin Gogol and instead praising him for the "presence of mind to avoid casualties or ... Lire la suite »

Tillerson signs declaration stressing climate change threat

Signing on to the Arctic Council declaration is, in some ways, a remarkable example of the State Department's contradictory position in the Trump administration. The declaration further recognizes "the need for global action to reduce both long-lived greenhouse gases and short-lived climate pollutants". Later in the statement, the parties commit a whole section to addressing the impacts of climate change, laying out eleven steps forward. Lire la suite »

Suu Kyi meets Pope Francis


Myanmar's Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing has also rejected the United Nations findings and described more than a million Rohingya in Rakhine as "Bengali" interlopers, despite that they have been living in Buddhist-majority Myanmar for generations. Lire la suite »

Spain, Ecuador net 5.5 metric tons of cocaine in Pacific

Spanish police captured nearly eight metric tonnes of cocaine from four vessels in 2015 and 2016 and arrested 80 people, the police statement said. The vessel, a small, rusted fishing boat according to images distributed by police, has since been towed to Spain's Canary Islands. Lire la suite »

Fired by Trump, James Comey takes an outing to see a musical

Comey later declined a Senate intelligence committee request to speak to the panel on Tuesday. The show tells the real-life story of a middle-aged woman, Alison Bechdel, a successful cartoonist writing her memoirs about two periods in her life, as a 10-year-old dealing with her father, and as a college student when she came out as a lesbian. Lire la suite »

With 'tapes' tweet, Trump evokes Nixon's White House


US President Donald Trump looks towards First Lady Melania Trump at a "celebration of military mothers" event at the White House. On Thursday, Trump admitted in an NBC interview that "I was going to fire regardless of recommendation", calling Comey a "showboat" and a "grandstander". Lire la suite »

EVM tampering row: Election Commission to hold challenge, says CEC Nasim Zaidi

The AAP, which has been leading the opposition charge on this issue, claimed that its proposal of holding a "hackathon" has been "rejected" by the Commission. The AAP has now requested the Commission to either hand them the machines used in the elections to demonstrate how they could have been hacked, or trail the votes to see if they were cast in favour of the party they were intended for. Lire la suite »

Myanmar rejects United Nations probe into crimes against Rohingya


Families poured onto Myanmar's streets in 2015 when her National League for Democracy won historic elections in a landslide, supposedly ending half a century of brutal military rule. Police said they would prosecute those responsible for the information, which has spread quickly on online social networks that have grown in popularity amid expanding freedoms and internet access in Myanmar. Lire la suite »

Liberty Global plc - Class A (LILA) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Two other important profitability ratios for investors to know are both returns-based ratios that measure a company's ability to create wealth for shareholders. The Company dividend yield observed at 2.85%. 10/02/2015 - Liberty Global plc was downgraded to "buy" by analysts at Goldman Sachs. The firm had revenue of $4.22 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.26 billion. Lire la suite »

Microsoft Blames NSA For WCry Ransomware

The huge WannaCry ransomware attack that brought parts of the NHS to a standstill at the end of last week has thrown the focus onto a couple of areas that should be bread and butter for the channel. Microsoft has issued a warning to world governments about the way many store information on security flaws. The company responded to the attacks with a strongly worded blog post , criticizing governments for "stockpiling" information about cybersecurity vulnerabilities, and likeningthe ... Lire la suite »

Second Ebola case in Congo confirmed

Bas-Uele province, with a population of 900,000 in 2007, is mostly inhabited by the Boa tribe, which subsists through farming and hunting and conducts some trade by way of the Uele River. Allarangar Yokouidé, a World Health Organization representative. She said that the findings from the investigation would be communicated accordingly. Lire la suite »

Trump To Push Palestinians To End Payments To Terrorist Families


Abbas, 82, who was among the negotiators on hand for the historic signing of the Oslo Accords on the White House lawn in 1993, indicated he did feel optimistic that almost a quarter-century later Trump might be the president who finally builds on that initial agreement to forge a final resolution to the conflict. Lire la suite »

Passation de pouvoirs: Emmanuel Macron, Jour 1 de sa présidence


Afin de relancer l'axe franco-allemand, il a en effet choisi cette destination pour son premier déplacement à l'étranger et a choisi comme conseiller diplomatique l'actuel ambassadeur de France en Allemagne, Philippe Etienne, 61 ans. " Cinq années marquées par une impasse économique et le terrorisme islamique , poursuit le quotidien de centre droit, parmi lesquelles on se souviendra tout de même de son rôle d'homme d'État, mis en pièces par son image publique mais capable de maintenir le pays ... Lire la suite »

Judge Wants More Evidence in Uber Self-Driving Car Dispute


Uber and Google warring over a trade secret theft case is a touchstone moment for the quickly rising self-driving industry, because whichever wins stands to have a leg up in that race. Uber has said Waymo's claims are false, and in a court filing called the preliminary injunction motion "a misfire". "The best thing to do would be to look at his laptop and get one of those computer scientists to see what files he accessed", said Alsup . Lire la suite »

Paris - Philippot lance "Les Patriotes", une association "dans le FN"


Sophie Montel, eurodéputée, Franck de Lapersonne, le comédien qui a rejoint le FN, et Maxime Thiebaut, directeur adjoint de cabinet de Nicolas Dupont-Aignan à Debout la France, seront les trois vice-présidents. " Un parti qui défend la Nation " ne peut " renoncer à un débat qui est essentiel ", avait-il précisé. Le secrétaire général du Front national Nicolas Bay a affirmé que " le débat est toujours préférable au chantage ", après les propos du vice-président du parti Florian Philippot, ... Lire la suite »

N. Korea says latest missile could carry nuclear warhead

The North attempted but failed to test-launch ballistic missiles four consecutive times in the past two months but has conducted a variety of missile testing since the beginning of previous year at an unprecedented pace. Pyongyang's latest missile launch was condemned worldwide, with the USA calling North Korea a "flagrant menace" and urging allies to impose even stronger sanctions on the nation. Lire la suite »

Putin calls for an end to 'intimidation' of North Korea

China's foreign ministry has expressed opposition to North Korea's test-launch of a ballistic missile and called on all sides to exercise restraint. And the U.S. But that claim has not yet been verified by experts or officials in other countries. "There is enormous pressure when a missile re-enters the atmosphere". Lire la suite »

Northern Crude: NNPC Resumes Oil Search in Borno With Better Technology


He spoke on behalf of Mr. Baru during a visit to the Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, at the council chambers of Government House, Maiduguri. "The projection came on the heels of improved security situation in the North East of the country which had been devastated by insurgent upheavals", a statement made available to NATIONAL ACCORD said. Lire la suite »

Kapil Mishra, who fainted, is stable now, says doctor


In another case ACB has summoned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's private secretary on Wednesday in connection with its probe in the alleged Rs 400 crore tanker scam. He alleged that the party had received donations worth crores from 16 "non-existent" companies on the midnight of January 20, 2014. He said many of these cheques were Axis Bank's - whose branches, in Delhi and elsewhere, were raided during the demonetisation drive as bank staff were accused of converting unaccounted wealth ... Lire la suite »

Bixby Lands On Samsung's Family Hub 2.0 Refrigerator


Its first target? A fridge, naturally. It's understood that the South Korean consumer electronics manufacturer is now only rolling out Bixby to Family Hub 2.0 units in its home country, though the availability of the update should be expanded in the near future. Lire la suite »

BC has first minority government in 65 years

But she argues the narrative that Green voters split the vote on the left, allowing the Liberals to win, is flawed. The Greens under Andrew Weaver have promised to do away with the current first-past-the-post system, and bring in proportional representation. Lire la suite »