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Germany will defend the interests of Israel in the United Nations security Council Germany will defend the interests of Israel in the United Nations security Council
- May 06, 2018

UNITED NATIONS-Israel withdrew on Friday from a race against Germany and Belgium for two seats on the United Nations Security Council in 2019-20. A United Nations source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Israel had withdrawn because of its low chances of winning. (more...)
Country can not be developed without respecting politicians: PM Abbasi Country can not be developed without respecting politicians: PM Abbasi
- May 06, 2018

Commenting on the consultations with Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah, over the interim setup, Abbasi said that no retired army general had been proposed for the office of PM but hastened to add that a retired judge or bureaucrat or a politician could become the caretaker prime minister. (more...)
Marxism still 'totally correct' for China: Xi Marxism still 'totally correct' for China: Xi
- May 06, 2018

A chat show called " Marx was Right " from the state broadcaster released this week introduced his theories to students who then told the host why Marx mattered to them. For installation of a monument paid China . China will continue to "hold high the great banner of Marxism" and its communist party will forever remain "guardians and practitioners" of the philosophy, President Xi Jinping said yesterday at an event to mark the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx . (more...)
BJP unveils party's manifesto for Karnataka assembly elections 2018 BJP unveils party's manifesto for Karnataka assembly elections 2018
- May 06, 2018

Releasing the BJP manifesto Friday, BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa said all sections of society and their aspirations were incorporated, with the manifesto prepared after taking suggestions from people in all 224 seats. One thousand farmers will be allowed to travel to countries like Israel and China each year to study their best agricultural practices under the "Chief Minister's Fellowship for Agriculture", the manifesto said. (more...)
Packers' decision at punter was about opportunity Packers' decision at punter was about opportunity
- May 06, 2018

All eyes were on the team's top two draft pick, Jaire Alexander , a cornerback from Louisville, and Josh Jackson , a cornerback from Iowa. According to Kramer, "This is kind of an attempt to say thank you and to pay them back a little bit for all of the wonderful times I've had here and wonderful life I've had here, and I think it's the least thing you can do to help out a little bit once in a while". (more...)
Massive anti-Macron protest in streets of Paris Massive anti-Macron protest in streets of Paris
- May 06, 2018

Paris authorities have ordered 2,000 police officers onto the streets today. The protesters call it the "party Rules", because the meeting coincides with the first anniversary of President. One of Macron's reforms is raising taxes for retirees. Thousands of people in New Caledonia have taken part in a march against independence from France - exactly six months before the territory's referendum on the issue. (more...)
British PM hails 'strong' election, while Labor Party falls short British PM hails 'strong' election, while Labor Party falls short
- May 06, 2018

The Conservatives gained two seats and lost two, Labour gained four, and UKIP lost four seats. Labour sources described their results as "solid", saying that the party had consolidated advances made at last year's general election. (more...)
McCain chides Trump for undermining US values in new memoir McCain chides Trump for undermining US values in new memoir
- May 06, 2018

In The Restless Wave , McCain also appears to decry his party's moving further away from the center and its newfound affinity for far-right conspiracy theories under Trump. But most of all, according to NPR, McCain is disturbed at what he sees as Trump's tolerance of Putin, implying moral equivalence when Trump said, "We have a lot of killers, too". (more...)
Comey Advisers James Baker, Lisa Page Resign From FBI Comey Advisers James Baker, Lisa Page Resign From FBI
- May 05, 2018

His departure was confirmed by ousted director James Comey on Friday night. We are fortunate he and so many others choose to devote their lives to justice, ' he wrote. Baker says he is resigning to join the Brookings Institution to write for it's national security law blog Lawfare. Page exchanged anti-Trump messages with her lover Peter Strzok (right) in 2015 and 2016. (more...)
VP Pence's Personal Physician Resigns Days After Casting Doubt On Ronny Jackson VP Pence's Personal Physician Resigns Days After Casting Doubt On Ronny Jackson
- May 05, 2018

Dr. Jennifer Peña was a physician in the White House Medical Unit, which Jackson led prior to his nomination. The vice president's doctor , assigned by the US military to the vice president, wrote the series of memos documenting concerns about Jackson's behavior. (more...)
Donald Trump claims London is a 'war zone' due to knife crime Donald Trump claims London is a 'war zone' due to knife crime
- May 05, 2018

Knife crime has turned one London hospital into a military war zone, President Trump claimed yesterday as he mounted a robust defence of Americans' right to own guns. "Gunshot wounds are at least twice as lethal as knife injuries and more hard to fix". At least 38 people in London have lost their lives to knife crime so far this year, according to the Metropolitan Police. (more...)
S. Korea's risk premium hits yearly low on eased N S. Korea's risk premium hits yearly low on eased N
- May 05, 2018

Seoul had also shuttled between Pyongyang and Washington to set up a potential meeting between Mr Kim and President Trump, which is expected next month or early June. North Korea reset its clock forward by 30 minutes on Saturday, its state media said, to match its timezone with that of the South following last week's inter-Korean summit. (more...)
Malaysian opposition leader dares Govt to charge him over fake news Malaysian opposition leader dares Govt to charge him over fake news
- May 05, 2018

Mahathir, the opposition's prime ministerial candidate, said last week that he suspected sabotage of a private plane that was to fly him from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi, where he was to file his candidacy, after the pilot discovered some damage to the aircraft just before take-off. (more...)
Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration
- May 05, 2018

Protests kicked off in Russia's Far East and Siberia regions, with dozens of demonstrators detained by police, Navalny's team and independent monitors said . Putin, who has been president or prime minister since 1999, is to be sworn in to a new six-year presidential term on May 7 after winning a March 18 election that opponents said was marred by fraud and worldwide observers said gave voters no real choice. (more...)
Giuliani statement on Comey firing could hurt White House position on obstruction Giuliani statement on Comey firing could hurt White House position on obstruction
- May 05, 2018

It's the latest shakeup for the legal team grappling with unresolved questions on how to protect the president from legal and political jeopardy. Cobb, the White House point person on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, informed White House chief of staff John Kelly last week that he would retire at the end of May. (more...)
Oil steady near $68 amid bets Trump will exit Iran accord
- May 05, 2018

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures added 3 cents to $68.46 per barrel by 0040 GMT. Brent crude for July settlement was $0.21 lower at $73.41/bbl on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Iranian officials have said they would not be bound by the nuclear restrictions in the deal if the USA withdrew, and have rejected any attempt to re-write its terms. (more...)
US Navy's new command puts Russian Federation in the crosshairs US Navy's new command puts Russian Federation in the crosshairs
- May 05, 2018

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters in February that "we have seen a much more assertive Russian Federation, we have seen a Russian Federation which has over many years invested heavily in their military capabilities, modernized their military capabilities, which are exercising not only conventional forces but also nuclear forces". (more...)
Sanders faces new credibility questions after Rudy interview Sanders faces new credibility questions after Rudy interview
- May 05, 2018

The denial proved false after the president's new attorney, Rudy Giuliani , told Fox News on Wednesday that Trump had paid Cohen back and that the funds did not constitute a campaign finance violation. "I think we're done". Folks, you don't know us. Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn't know. There's no way to get beyond that. "Why not not have the briefings?" Once Rudy Giuliani revealed that Donald Trump knew about Michael Cohen's "hush money" payment to silence Stormy Daniels , Sarah ... (more...)
Kansas shooting: Srinivas Kuchibhotla's killer gets life imprisonment Kansas shooting: Srinivas Kuchibhotla's killer gets life imprisonment
- May 05, 2018

He was charged with first-degree murder of Kuchibhotla, 32, and two counts of attempted first-degree murder in the shootings of his friend, Alok Madasani, and a bystander, who chased Purinton after he fled the Austin's Bar and Grill in Olathe city on 22 February previous year. (more...)
Severe Storm Likely in Central and Southern Iowa Thursday Severe Storm Likely in Central and Southern Iowa Thursday
- May 05, 2018

The forecast for the rest of Thursday looks fairly quiet, but an isolated storm can not be ruled out. Depending on the watch issued, a watch is posted when weather conditions are favorable for the development for either severe thunderstorms, tornadoes or flash flooding. (more...)
Supreme Court is one, Bar our guiding angel: Dipak Misra Supreme Court is one, Bar our guiding angel: Dipak Misra
- May 05, 2018

Justice Bhattacharya was appointed the chief justice of the Calcutta High Court on 27 April, the same day Justice Dominic was made the chief justice of the Kerala High Court. On January 10, the Collegium had recommended the names of Justice KM Joseph and Justice Indu Malhotra for elevation to the Supreme Court. The Delhi High Court, one of the most important HCs in the country, has been without a full-time CJ for over one year now. (more...)
Karnataka Assembly polls: BJP offers farm waiver, laptops Karnataka Assembly polls: BJP offers farm waiver, laptops
- May 05, 2018

The BJP released its manifesto on May 4, focusing mainly on farmers and the weaker sections of society. The answer comes after Prime Minister Modi had said that the Congress government in Karnataka is a "seedha-rupaiah sarkar", hinting at Siddaramaiah directly. (more...)
Take a look at the May bank holiday weather forecast for Berkshire Take a look at the May bank holiday weather forecast for Berkshire
- May 05, 2018

Temperatures could reach highs of 20°C on Saturday, May 5. According to the Met Office , tomorrow will be a dry day with warm, sunny spells and temperatures as high as 22C. Tonight will be dry and rather mild with broken cloud and light winds for most areas. Temperatures could reach 27C (81F) in parts of England on Monday, which would make it the hottest early May Bank Holiday on record. (more...)
Killing of civilians by terrorists in Kashmir on rise Killing of civilians by terrorists in Kashmir on rise
- May 05, 2018

The police spokesman in a statement said that some locals informed the concerned police station about lying of the bullet-riddled (Uncle-Nephew) bodies near Rahimder Mohalla- about 1Km away from their residence. Since Monday six civilians were killed by unidentified gunmen in north Kashmir. Police said both Ashraf and his wife Saima were grievously injured in the incident. (more...)
14 arrested in rape and killing of woman in Jharkhand 14 arrested in rape and killing of woman in Jharkhand
- May 05, 2018

However, enraged over the panchayat diktat, the four accused allegedly went to the victim's house, thrashed her family members and set her ablaze. The four men first barged into the victim's house in Raja Tenduah village late night on Thursday and abducted her. (more...)

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