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Sri Lanka PM to visit India ahead of Modi visit


On the 12th the program will include the welcome address delivered by the minister of Buddhasasana and the chairperson of the organizing committee Wijedasa Rajapakse, recital of the five precepts, speeches by the chief prelates of Sri Lanka, address by the most ven. Read More »

Fallout From Spicer's Assad To Hitler Comparison Grows


Mr Spicer apologised for making an "inappropriate and insensitive" comparison to the Holocaust in comments about the Syrian president's alleged chemical weapon use. The freaky statement ignored the Nazi madman's use of toxic gas to exterminate millions of Jews. Robert Rozett, director of libraries at Yad Vashem, said Spicer's comment implied a "profound lack of knowledge of the events of the second World War, including the Holocaust" and "are liable to strengthen the hands of those who seek ... Read More »

Syria's Assad still has chemical weapons, says Israel

On April 6th, the United States launched a military strike on a Syrian government airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians earlier in the week. Sarin or a similar banned toxin was used in an attack in Syria's Idlib province on April 4 that killed almost 90 people, the head of the global chemical weapons watchdog was quoted as saying by its British delegation, according to Reuters . Read More »

Pence: President Trump Is A Man Of His Word

Prior to Pence's arrival from South Korea, Abe on Monday called for increased diplomacy rather than the use of force in dealing with the current situation regarding tensions on the Korean Peninsula. It will be followed by an official meeting with the Indonesian president and press conference. Pence said he considers the first 100 days a success, pointing to the administration's efforts to expand jobs and its ability to get Justice Neil Gorsuch confirmed to the Supreme Court. Read More »

Syria War: Huge Bomb Kills Dozens Of Evacuees


Dozens of buses carrying several thousand refugees had been stuck by the roadside in the rebel-held town of Rashidin after leaving Fuaa and Kafraya on Friday under a deal reached between the government and opposition groups. six years of heartbreak for so many Syrian families... there comes a new horror that must break the heart of anyone who has one", the statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake said Sunday. Read More »

France says to provide proof on Syrian government chemical weapons use


Speaking Wednesday evening on French TV, Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said: "We will provide proof that the regime did indeed organize these strikes with chemical weapons". In April, US forces attacked a Syrian air base with cruise missiles in retaliation for a deadly chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians. The government of President Bashar Assad has denied responsibility and blamed opposition forces. Read More »

A Death in St. Petersburg


The editor said Andrushchenko was found on the street with a broken skull and that the newspaper staff learned about the attack on him several days after it happened. 73-year old Andrushchenko, has died of his injuries six weeks after being attacked in St. Petersburg, is reported Wednesday April 19, 2017, by Russian media outlets, citing his lawyer and the editor-in-chief of his newspaper, Novy Peterburg . Read More »

Emirates to slash flights to U.S. following Trump laptop ban


Lauderdale and Orlando, from once daily to five per week. Emirates has announced it will reduce service between Dubai and nearly half its destinations in the U.S. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines both stopped flying to Dubai previous year, leaving Emirates the only carrier to offer direct US flights to what has become the world's busiest airport for global traffic. Read More »

'Regime change... is going to happen': United States on Assad's future in Syria


But the Russians are denying that Assad had anything to do with the chemical attack. "The Russians were never targeted in this particular strike", Tillerson said. Rouhani called on Saturday for an impartial investigation of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria which killed at least 70 people, and he warned that the USA strikes in response risked escalating extremism in the region. Read More »

MPs overwhelmingly vote for snap general election on 8 June

May must first win the support of two-thirds of the parliament in a vote on Wednesday, which looked certain after Labour and the Liberal Democrats said they would vote in favour. The survey showed the Tories on 44% with Labour trailing on just 23%. It is also likely to record a low turnout, given growing weariness over another round of polls. Read More »

Trump Admin Wants To Force North Korea To Negotiating Table

US President Donald Trump has been pressing China to rein in North Korea, suggesting that doing so could ease US-China relations over trade and other issues. Even if North Korea agreed to hold talks, it is highly possible that it would hold only bilateral talks with the United States, making it uncertain whether the six-party talks, including Japan, could be the framework of the talks. Read More »

Trump congratulates Erdogan on winning Turkish constitutional referendum


To most people who voted on Sunday's constitutional referendum, a new dawn has broken over Turkey. Turkey could hold a referendum on its long-stalled European Union membership bid, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. The joint mission of OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) said the YSK move on the stamps "removed an important safeguard". Read More »

Killer of NFL's Will Smith apologizes to his widow in court

It was a road-rage confrontation that cost former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith his life. Hayes, who killed Smith with repeated shots from his.45-caliber handgun, has insisted that he fired in self-defense, but evidence at trial showed Smith's loaded.9-mm semi-automatic handgun was found unused inside Smith's vehicle. Read More »

USA 'not looking for fight' with North Korea

Yet Abe and Pence affirming the foundation for a peaceful solution represents a shift in tone for the USA following the nation's recent airstrike on Syria, use of a massive ordnance air blast bomb in Afghanistan and orders to send the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier near the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

At least 2 dead in Venezuelan protests


Pressure on the leftist leader has been mounting since 2014, as falling prices for Venezuela's crucial oil exports have aggravated an economic crisis, creating severe shortages of food and medicine in the state-led economy. The Associated Press reported the prosecutor's office is investigating the circumstances of Carlos Moreno's shooting, with one account saying the boy was hit by gunfire from pro-government militia and another contending he was attacked while walking home after a soccer ... Read More »

President Trump signs executive order on jobs during Kenosha vis

US President Donald Trump said in a speech in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Tuesday that all trade deals which undermine Buy American laws will be investigated, Sputnik reported. Trump said his administration is going to enforce "Hire American" rules that are created to protect jobs and wages of workers in the United States. Read More »

[FILTERIS] Mélenchon devant Le Pen, Fillon garde la tête


Tous les candidats à la présidentielle participeront ce jeudi soir à l'émission politique organisée par France 2, a assuré mercredi le directeur de l'information de France Télévisions, Michel Field. Jean-Luc Mélenchon, le candidat de La France insoumise , troisième, obtiendrait 19,5% des voix. Tout sauf Fillon . Le candidat de la droite et du centre n'est donné gagnant au second tour que dans l'hypothèse d'un duel avec Marine Le Pen . Read More »