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U.S. may have dispersed equipment to Syrian Kurds 'very quickly'

The SDF is led by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) which Ankara views as a terrorist organization over its alleged links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). "The United States and Turkey are two major partners in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation". The US-backed force fighting ISIL in northern Syria began clearing mines at the country's largest dam and in the nearby town of Tabqa on Thursday, a day after seizing them from the extremist group. Lire la suite »

Activists, Congress welcome Bombay HC order in Bilkis Bano case


An Indian court has turned down a plea seeking death penalty for three men convicted of gang-raping a pregnant Muslim woman and murdering 14 of her family members. "Since they have already served some jail time, they will not to go to jail but at least they will lose their government jobs and benefits", she said. Lire la suite »

US Special Forces Member Killed by Al-Shabaab in Somalia

Senior Al-Shabab commander killed in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region during an operation, Somalia's Minister of Information Abdirahman Omar Osman (Yarisow) said. U.S. Department of Defense ( NEW YORK ) - The Pentagon has identified the service member who died in a mission in Somalia as Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken. Lire la suite »

SC Upheld Death Sentence to Nirbhaya Rape Case Accused Four


One of the accused, Ram Singh, had allegedly committed suicide in the Tihar Jail, while a convicted juvenile was sentenced three years of punishment in a reform home. On which Nirbhaya gangrape verdict in which Priyanka Chopra says justice has prevailed. Earlier, Justice Dipak Misra upheld rape as depravity and not curable and recently passed a woman friendly judgment saying that "no woman can be compelled to love; she always has right to say no". Lire la suite »

Extremism, jobs, Europe _ challenges facing France's Macron


Merkel welcomed Macron's victory over Le Pen, saying he carried "the hopes of millions of French people and also many in Germany and across Europe". "I will convince our compatriots that France's power is not in decline, but that we are at the dawn of an extraordinary renaissance because we have all the qualities which will make, and do make, the great powers of the 21st century". Lire la suite »

Egypt calls for lifting of arms embargo on Libya


After meeting Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter in Cairo, el-Sissi, himself a former general, said in a statement that Hifter's Libyan National Army required the weapons to fight terrorism. Egypt has hosted Hifter as well as leaders from Libya's west for talks in Cairo in an attempt to mediate, and says it wishes to support Libya's sovereignty and territorial integrity. Lire la suite »

Un homme agressé à la sortie des bars


Plus tard dans la soirée, les agents ont été rappelés, un peu plus loin à l'intersection du boulevard Saint-Laurent et de la rue Prince-Arthur concernant deux hommes présentant des lacérations au haut du corps. Ils ont également été transportés à l'hôpital, leurs vies ne seraient cependant pas en danger. Il s'agit du septième homicide à survenir sur le territoire de Montréal cette année. Lire la suite »

Trump signs order to let churches engage more in politics


The executive order directs the IRS to ease enforcement of the law and promises regulatory relief for religious groups who object to providing contraceptive coverage to employees. LGBT groups and several human-rights groups oppose the order. Trump is set to host religious leaders on Thursday morning. On Thursday, the President signed on for more religious liberty, allowing clergy to endorse political candidates from the pulpit without fear of the IRS penalizing them. Lire la suite »

Corée du Sud: le favori Moon (centre gauche) remporte largement l'élection présidentielle

Des gages, le nouveau président sud-coréen, Moon Jae-In, devra en donner pour faire oublier le sombre règne de Park Geun-Hye, balayée par le méga scandale de corruption qui a éclaboussé également les ténors de l'économie tels que Samsung. "Le simple fait de blâmer la Corée du Nord n'aboutira à rien." . Ce résultat doit permettre à la société sud-coréenne de tourner la page après des mois de scandale, alors que Park Geun-hye attend désormais derrière les barreaux d'être jugée pour corruption et ... Lire la suite »

South Korean summit delegation meets North's, slams missile launch

President Donald Trump called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile Sunday in an apparent attempt to test the South's new liberal president and the US. "The timing is not coincidental", Schuster said, adding that Kim may be trying to get Putin more involved in the situation on the Korean Peninsula. Lire la suite »

PSNI issue warning as Monday cyber attack fears grow

Dr Chinthapalli, a neurology registrar at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London , said: "Some people have said I predicted this but that's not quite right, I was warning about this and saying that attacks were likely to be imminent this year". Lire la suite »

One Belt-One Road initiative will help defeat terrorism: PM Nawaz

BEIJING (AP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday offered tens of billions of dollars for projects that are part of his signature foreign policy initiative linking China to much of Asia, Europe and Africa. The statement made it clear that India can not accept a project which ignores its core concern over sovereignty and territorial integrity. For his part, Erdogan said Belt and Road was "going to be the kind of initiative that will put an end to terrorism". Lire la suite »

Chinese president pledges $124 bln for new Silk Road

Washington, for instance, is sending a low-level delegation led by White House adviser Matt Pottinger, while France, Germany, and Britain are to be represented by finance officials. Leaders from 29 countries and ministerial delegates from many more are attending the forum in Beijing , including India's smaller neighbours - not just Pakistan, but also Sri Lanka and Nepal. Lire la suite »

Women in Venezuela march to send a message about country's political crisis


The opposition wants a vote on removing Maduro from office. Maduro and his officials say the crisis rocking the country is a US-backed conspiracy created to topple him and install a right-wing government. According to the Associated Press , clashes between police and protesters have left 38 dead in the past month. A group of bipartisan USA legislators sent a letter to President Donald Trump Thursday urging him to apply new sanctions against individuals responsible for human rights ... Lire la suite »

Le pape va canoniser les deux petits bergers de Fatima

Pedro Pestana, un avocat de 46 ans arrivé à l'aube de Lisbonne, est plus assidu: il vient tous les ans "à la recherche de paix et d'énergie". Autour du pape François accueilli par une armée de cierges et de chants , vendredi 12 mai au soir, les milliers de pèlerins réunis au sanctuaire de Fatima attendaient avec impatience la canonisation de leurs deux stars à eux: Francisco et sa soeur Jacinta, deux petits bergers morts à 10 et 9 ans. Lire la suite »

NJ residents grade President Trump on 100-day mark


Economic growth has yet to match what Trump promised on the campaign trail. But the president's first proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act died on Capitol Hill, his travel ban was blocked by the courts and he's changed course on some of his key talking points from the campaign. Lire la suite »

Islamic State group claims attack on Pakistan lawmaker

At least 35 people were wounded in the blast near the town of Mastung, 50 km (30 miles) from the provincial capital of Quetta. It was all very sudden. Haideri himself spoke to local media over the phone while en route to the hospital, saying he was not badly wounded. Haideri told Reuters soon after the explosion that he believed he was the target of the attack. Lire la suite »

Activists say Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa

The capture of Tabqa sets the stage for an advance on Raqqa , some 25 miles to the east. An SDF commander, identified only as Abdelqader, declined to specify dates at a news conference, citing tactical reasons. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who opens an official visit to Washington Tuesday, told reporters last week that he hoped "this [U.S. decision] will be reversed immediately". Lire la suite »

France: François Hollande a quitté l'Élysée

François Hollande, dans un discours retransmis sur aucune chaîne de télévision mais sur... Le déroulé de la passation compte désormais plus d'une heure de retard. Il livre ensuite une vision optimiste de la France. Âgé de 64 ans, énarque, ancien préfet de la région Bretagne, il fut brièvement directeur de cabinet du premier ministre Bernard Cazeneuve, nommé à Matignon en décembre dernier, avant d'être nommé préfet de la région Ile-de-France entre les deux tours de la présidentielle. Lire la suite »

Chinese President Inaugurates Belt and Road Summit

Sharif, Sri Lankan Premier Ranil Wickramasinge, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were among the world leaders who attended the meeting inaugurated by Chinese President Xi Jinping. "Revival of New Silk Roads , which is at the heart of OBOR, shows a new era of hope, and a break of a new dawn", he explained. Mr Xi did not give a timeframe for the distribution of funds pledged for the projects outlined on Sunday. Lire la suite »