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Indian Defence Sector An Opportunity For UAE Indian Defence Sector An Opportunity For UAE
- February 11, 2018

I am grateful to His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan for facilitating the transit. Bhaskar said that Prime Minister would convey to the Palestine President that India had been steadfastly supporting the cause of Palestine at the United Nations and other global forums and the prime minister's visit to Ramallah would reaffirm New Delhi's commitment to continue to do so. (more...)
PM Modi inaugurates project for first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi PM Modi inaugurates project for first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi
- February 11, 2018

He said it was for governments to ensure that technology was used for development and raising people's quality of life. "We will do whatever it takes to make it possible", he added. At a meeting here with GCC corporate leaders, Modi outlined the changes that had resulted in India climbing 30 places a year ago in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business rankings to break into the top 100 countries. (more...)
Technology must be used for development, not destruction: Modi Technology must be used for development, not destruction: Modi
- February 11, 2018

He is the first prime minister of India to visit Palestine separately. Before reaching Palestine, the PM visited Jordan on Friday and will conclude his trip after visiting the United Arab Emirates and Oman. "We believe in the importance of a possible Indian role to reach a final agreement based on worldwide consensus and resolutions, in which India and other countries can be part of", Abbas said, PTI reported. (more...)
Ronaldo powers Real to win Ronaldo powers Real to win
- February 11, 2018

Ronaldo then completed his hat-trick, pouncing to finish after Geronimo Rulli had spilled a shot from Bale, on as a substitute. "We can be satisfied with this, the three points, it was a good way to prepare for Wednesday's game", Zidane said. (more...)
Turkish Military Helicopter Shot Down In Syria
- February 11, 2018

Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said the intensity of the bombardments targeting Eastern Ghouta began easing from Friday night. The military also said, "utmost importance" is being placed on not harming any civilians. "It has been now nearly 60 days since we had the last convoy to a besieged area", Jakob Kern, the WFP country director in Syria, told Reuters in a phone interview from Damascus. (more...)
DISGELO/ Corea del Nord invita presidente del Sud a Pyongyang DISGELO/ Corea del Nord invita presidente del Sud a Pyongyang
- February 11, 2018

Sulla balconata riservata ai vertici, alla destra del leader, che indossava cappotto e cappello neri, c'era Kim Jong-gak, fresco di nomina a capo del potente Ufficio politico generale delle forze armate. "Noi non abbiamo mandato una delegazione di alto profilo in Corea del Sud per creare la possibilità di dialogo con gli americani, incontrandoli quando non hanno valore da essere umani". (more...)
North Korea judged victor of diplomatic gold at Olympics North Korea judged victor of diplomatic gold at Olympics
- February 11, 2018

What American mainstream media outlets like best of the dictator's sister, I suspect, is that she enables them to claim that Vice President Pence , who is also in South Korea for the Olympics , has been upstaged. The media certainly noticed them but it is unclear if Kim Jong-un's sister saw them. Communications director Jarrod Agen tweeted a laudatory review of Pence's evening: "VP stands and cheers for US athletes ". (more...)
Turkish President Erdogan warns United States to quit Syria's Manbij Turkish President Erdogan warns United States to quit Syria's Manbij
- February 11, 2018

Turkey , with the support of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), launched Operation Olive Branch on January 20 with the stated aim of clearing the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing People's Protection Units (YPG) as well asDaesh terrorists from Syria's northwestern city of Afrin. (more...)
Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President to Pyongyang for monumental summit Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President to Pyongyang for monumental summit
- February 11, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence is facing backlash for his staunch efforts to ignore North Korean officials at the Winter Olympic Games, even as the two Koreas continued their temporary truce, marching and competing as one team. Asked about Seoul, Kim said: "It doesn't feel unfamiliar", Yonhap reported . Global alarm at the rapid advance of nuclear-armed North Korea's weapons technology rose further past year when the regime tested its Hwasong-15 ballistic missile theoretically capable of ... (more...)
Second White House staffer resigns amid domestic violence allegations Second White House staffer resigns amid domestic violence allegations
- February 11, 2018

Earlier this week, Trump wished Porter well, and reminded reports that Porter "says he's innocent". In a Saturday Twitter post , the president said, "There is no recovery for someone falsely accused - life and career are gone". The White House has been criticised for its handling of the allegations and Mr Trump's comments quickly drew scorn. The FBI initiates a background check, but the White House Office of Presidential Personnel must sign off on clearances for the process to move ... (more...)
Major Israeli air raids hit 'Iranian targets' in Syria Major Israeli air raids hit 'Iranian targets' in Syria
- February 11, 2018

Jonathan Conricus. We are willing, prepared, and capable to exact a heavy price on anyone that attacks us. If Israel became more militarily involved in the conflict, what would it mean for the Syrian war - and the wider region? Syrian state media said the later raids targeted positions in the south. (more...)
Turkish Troops Killed As Helicopter Downed: Prime Minister Binali Yildirim Turkish Troops Killed As Helicopter Downed: Prime Minister Binali Yildirim
- February 11, 2018

A spokesman for the Kurdish militia, Mustafa Bali, said his fighters downed the chopper in Raju, northwest Afrin. On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria. (more...)
Pyeongchang Olympics open with a call for unity, harmony Pyeongchang Olympics open with a call for unity, harmony
- February 11, 2018

The latest show of cooperation is a surprising invitation to the North Korean capital Pyongyang that leader Kim Jong-un offered to South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Saturday's meeting between Moon and Kim Yo Jang was the most significant diplomatic encounter between the two nations in years, while the younger Kim's trip to the south marks the first time a member of the North's ruling dynasty has visited since the Korean War, which ended in 1953. (more...)
Korea's Moon watches concert with Kim Jong Un's sister Korea's Moon watches concert with Kim Jong Un's sister
- February 11, 2018

South Korea's president held landmark talks with the North's ceremonial head of state and the sister of its leader Kim Jong Un Saturday, even as the USA warned against falling for Pyongyang's Olympic charm offensive. In its efforts to bring North Korea to the Pyeongchang Games, South Korea paused joint military exercises with the USA and relaxed a series of sanctions, including on individuals like Ms. (more...)
Donald Trump blocks release of Democratic Russia memo Donald Trump blocks release of Democratic Russia memo
- February 11, 2018

Democrats have been pushing to formally refute the GOP memo, which they see as an effort by President Trump and his allies in Congress to divert attention away from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians, and possible obstruction of justice by the president. (more...)
Oxfam scandal: Penny Mordaunt threatens to pull aid from overseas charities Oxfam scandal: Penny Mordaunt threatens to pull aid from overseas charities
- February 11, 2018

The charity said allegations that under age girls may have been involved were not proven. Speaking about the allegations, she said: "I think it's a complete betrayal of both the people Oxfam were there to help and also the people that sent them there to do that job". (more...)
Passenger plane with 71 on board crashes in Moscow Passenger plane with 71 on board crashes in Moscow
- February 11, 2018

A source working for an global emergency service told news agency Interfax that the plane had crashed an that there was "no chance" of survivors. An-148 passenger jetliner crashed near Moscow, in the Ramensky district. "Passengers as well as the crew could hardly survive". Authorities spotted the plane's wreckage in a field outside Moscow, the RIA Novosti news agency said. (more...)
3 dead, 4 injured in Grand Canyon chopper crash 3 dead, 4 injured in Grand Canyon chopper crash
- February 11, 2018

Longtime helicopter crash lawyer Gary C. Robb represented a woman badly burned in a deadly Papillion crash at the Grand Canyon in 2001. According to the Papillion Airways' website, the Las Vegas-based company flies roughly 600,000 passengers a year on the Grand Canyon and other tours. (more...)
South Korea's President Moon invited by N. Korea to visit Pyongyang South Korea's President Moon invited by N. Korea to visit Pyongyang
- February 11, 2018

It did not mention Kim Yo Jong, the young but influential sister of the North's leader Kim Jong Un , who is also part of Pyongyang's delegation and has been the focus of widespread attention. North Korea's foreign ministry has also stated it has no interest in dialogue with the United States . The United States and Japan have agreed to continue to put maximum pressure on North Korea in cooperation with the South until Pyongyang takes concrete steps toward denuclearization. (more...)
Switzerland upset unified Korean team at women's ice hockey in PyeongChang Switzerland upset unified Korean team at women's ice hockey in PyeongChang
- February 11, 2018

North Korea's first competitor at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic got a big cheer at short-track speed skating Saturday but failed to qualify for a shot at the gold medal. 'When you put it that way, they're not really participating in the Olympics. But according to CNN , Pence and Moon did not discuss the invitation or the summit, with the Vice President instead telling reporters that he "spoke as friends" with the South Korean leader. (more...)
'Pad Man' is worth a watch especially for its social message 'Pad Man' is worth a watch especially for its social message
- February 11, 2018

The film is based on a short story from Twinkle Khanna's book " The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad " which is inspired from the life of Muruganantham, a Tamil Nadu-based social activist who revolutionised the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-priced sanitary napkins machine. (more...)
Indiana flu deaths reached 167 last week, up from 136 Indiana flu deaths reached 167 last week, up from 136
- February 11, 2018

Andrew Cuomo's office labeling this year's flu season as a public health emergency . This level is as high as during the peak of the 2009 swine flu pandemic, officials said. "This year has been a particularly virulent season", she said. 596 Jersey Ave.in New Brunswick from 2 to 3 p.m. "We are in week 11 of increased flu activity". (more...)
Over 40 settlements liberated in Syria's Afrin Over 40 settlements liberated in Syria's Afrin
- February 11, 2018

The multi-sided conflict is raging on other fronts too, with Turkey waging a big offensive in the Afrin region of northwestern Syria , where Ankara is targeting Kurdish forces it says are a threat to its security. The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called Saturday for urgent global action, saying the past week in Syria "has been one of the bloodiest periods of the entire conflict". (more...)
President Donald Trump Frets For President Donald Trump Frets For "Shattered Lives" Of Accused Abusers
- February 11, 2018

Which means what he says about allegations of sexual assault and domestic abuse matter much, much more . "Before we were contacted by the media, we learned last night that there were allegations", the statement read. CNN was unable to reach Corbett for comment. "Peoples [sic] lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation", Trump tweeted Saturday. (more...)
Response to domestic violence by White House, Trump sends wrong message Response to domestic violence by White House, Trump sends wrong message
- February 11, 2018

To then go on to protect that abuser sent yet another message to women nationwide that those now in power will ignore them, silence them, not believe them or blatantly not care when they come forward with stories of abuse. "He said very strongly yesterday that he's innocent but you'll have to talk to him about that". As a candidate, Trump acknowledged that he had made lewd comments about grabbing women's crotches after The Post reported on a recording of Trump joking about doing so. (more...)

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