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by | May 24, 2017 | 14:48

The meeting assumes importance as the BJP is trying to rope in the support of two AIADMK factions for the presidential poll due in July. "Mr. Palaniswami met the Prime Minister only a week ago and submitted a memorandum". What is the new issue he is going to take up with the Prime Minister, or is the issue unrelated to governance? Stalin said that he as the leader of opposition in the state assembly had chaired a meeting over the plight of Tamil farmers, in that meet a resolution was ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:43

That followed reports that China has deployed for the first-time HQ-9 surface-to-air missiles on Hainan island in the northern reaches of the South China Sea , according to Israeli satellite imagery. "But in the case of Benham Rise, it is not a place where it can build artificial islands". It could also stop Philippine fishing boats throughout much of the South China Sea during a May-August fishing moratorium that Beijing has imposed.

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:26

Nonpartisan groups estimate that Trump's plan would cost the government between $3 and $7 trillion over the next ten years. The budget balancing depends on a sustained 3 percent economic growth rate, which many economists consider unrealistic.

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:30

The date of the proposed challenge would be decided after the all-party meeting, it was said. He added that this was also the case with regard to the arguments put out by the commission following allegations of EVMs showing votes cast for other parties during demonstrations going to BJP candidates in Bhind and Dhaulpur.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:58

Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rajnish Rai, who is leading the investigation, claimed that two men were picked up from a nearby village and were killed in Simlaguri. The encounter took place near Simlaguri village under Amguri police station. It was then that decision was taken to kill this two suspected duo. The Indian Express quotes Rai's report: "Had this unlawful act been committed by a group of a few deviant officers, I would not have been so concerned".

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:23

The United States has never been part of those discussions. USA trade representative Robert Lighthizer disagreed with Asian and Pacific countries over protectionism during his first overseas trip as the nation's top diplomat on trade policy Sunday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:28

According to USA officials, the explosive device was believed to be packed with shrapnel, which is made to inflict as much damage as possible. Tony Lloyd, former Police and Crime Commissioner and interim mayor for Greater Manchester, said: "We're not going to accept evil acts dividing us".

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:36

Robin Wolff, from Agoura Hills, California, said she has accompanied her 15-year-old daughter Brooke to Miley Cyrus and One Direction concerts. It was just 18 months ago that gunmen killed 90 people inside the Bataclan concert hall in Paris during a performance by the American rock band Eagles of Death Metal.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:53

That Mr.Erdogan has unfortunately been successful in stifling dissent in Turkey doesn't give him license to come to this country and attack one of its most basic, and cherished, freedoms. P.J. Crowley, a former assistant US secretary of state during the Obama administration, said there are limits to what the United States can do in response because antagonizing Erdogan could put USA diplomats at risk.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:41

At Vicarage Road, City wrapped up third place and automatic entry into the Champions League group stages. That indignity will cost Arsenal an estimated £50 million ($65 million) in revenue and increase the pressure on Gunners boss Wenger, who has endured a miserable season filled with fan protests and calls for his resignation.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:29

He followed that up with an appeal to religious leaders to condemn extremist attacks. According to the USA president, the war against that scourge is a battle between good and evil, rather than a clash of civilizations. From there, it's a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and a G7 meeting in Sicily -all before coming back to Washington on Saturday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:12

The pictures were taken while Trump - on a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe - along with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited a new Saudi centre for combating extremism. He boldly stated that achieving peace is "something that I think is, frankly, maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years." in March during a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:52

Still, a senior administration official traveling with the president told reporters on Air Force One that the White House was satisfied with the visit. Abbas, who has been politically weakened at home because of the continuing stalemate in peace efforts, appeared to be basking in the attention from an American president following a meeting in Washington earlier this month.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:48

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said 2 soldiers and one police officer were killed, while 12 others were wounded in ongoing clashes in Marawi City. "Your ministers will remain here [in Moscow] and tomorrow this package of documents, which is aimed at the development of our ties, will be signed", Putin said at the talks with his counterpart.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:14

The Vatican is always well-protected, but it's locked down tighter than usual for the duration of President Trump's meeting with the leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. The differences between Donald Trump and Pope Francis are stark. President Higgins and Pope Francis have urged world leaders to recognise the need for new and effective responses to global challenges.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:54

America stands ready to assist in every way we can", noting "there's a lot of love out there". "Israelis are murdered by terrorists wielding knives and bombs", Trump said . CAPJPO-EuroPalestine, a French non-governmental organization dedicated to ending Israel's occupation of Palestine initiated the global call. For dessert, the two leaders and their wives were served "the big apple" on a plate featuring the silhouettes of Trump and Netanyahu, which included warm chocolate cake with ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:54

Trump . They would think that's a great name. Rubio also said that Palestinian leaders do not view peace the same was as many lawmakers in the United States. Mr Trump later visited Israel's national Holocaust memorial, the Yad Vashem, in Jerusalem. Trump has spoken of reviving long-stalled peace efforts between the Israelis and Palestinians, but few specifics have emerged of how he intends to do so.

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:26

Asked if he will be playing for Liverpool or Barca in Europe next season, the Brazil worldwide told ESPN Brasil: "A lot of people ask me about that, but I have contract with Liverpool , I've just signed a long-term contract, so the speculation stays with you, journalists".

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:11

An independent body which sets the threat level recommended it be raised to "critical" from "severe" for the first time since June 2007. "This means that their assessment is not only that an attack remains highly likely but that a further attack may be imminent".

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:06

They would think that's a great name. Authorities say they're not sure if the suicide bomber acted alone or was part of a larger terrorist network. "So many young, beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers", he said while standing in Bethlehem next to Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas .

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:35

Mike Flynn arrives for a news conference February 13, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington . Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says the newspaper's report Monday is an indication that Trump is trying to impede the investigation.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:29

North Korea says it's successfully tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile , and says it met all technical requirements and can now be mass-produced, although USA officials and experts are questioning the extent of its progress. The Security Council will hold a closed-door emergency meeting on Tuesday at the request of the United States, Japan and South Korea to discuss the latest test.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:42

The White House responded, saying Brennan's testimony backs up Trump's innocence. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). That's according to the committee's Republican chairman, Sen. Coats said that "I don't feel it's appropriate to characterize discussions and conversations with the president". Brennan responded, "I was anxious by a number of the contacts that the Russians had with US persons".

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:43

The youngest fatality identified so far, Saffie Roussos, was only eight. Police raided a house in Elsmore Road in Fallowfield earlier on Tuesday. In a brutal tragedy, at least 19 people were killed and more than 50 injured in an explosion at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester on Monday a suicide bomber was suspected.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:45

A top US intelligence official, Dan Coats, said the claim had not been verified by the USA government. There are fans dressed up head to toe in Ariana swag, some even recreating her most iconic looks, and others just wearing whatever they want.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:37

Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant is in Rome for us, and sent us this preview. At least 22 people were killed when a lone attacker detonated a homemade bomb inside the foyer at the Manchester Arena on Monday night after a concert by United States singer Ariana Grande had ended.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:41

Trump waves to the crowd and is seen reaching for his wife's left hand as they disembark, but she quickly raises it to her head to brush her hair aside. When Donald Trump and his wife Melania touched down in Rome on the most recent stop in their tour, the United States president was again denied the hand of his wife as they disembarked from Air Force One.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:19

President Trump ended his visit to Israel with a message of unity and commitment to defend the state of Israel. In a joint statement with Trump, Abbas said Palestinians "are committed to working with you to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel".

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:50

Security will be tight for President Trump's journey to Bethlehem, a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem but located across Israel's controversial separation wall . The Palestinians are deeply divided, with Fatah in charge in the West Bank and in Gaza the Islamists of Hamas, who have been condemned by President Trump in the last few days as terrorists.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:26

Abbas said he was ready to be Trump's partner in trying to reach a Middle East deal that would establish a Palestinian state on lands Israel captured half-a-century ago. Palestinian presidential guard spokesman, Ghassan Nimr, told local media outlets that Trump was scheduled to arrive in Bethlehem at around 09:45 and hold a one-hour private meeting with Abbas.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:46

She said the arena was full of young children, the Telegraph reported . "I am shocked and horrified by the large loss of life in Manchester last night and my thoughts and prayers are with those affected, and we stand by our nearest neighbour, the United Kingdom, especially due to the strong links between our country and the city of Manchester ", Mr Flanagan said .

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:32

Melania Trump appeared to swat away her husband's hand as he reached for her, a moment captured by hundreds of cameras, and recreated as a viral meme on social media. After causing a storm on social media on Monday, Melania was pictured once again brushing the United States president's hand. As they walked on the red carpet, he turned and reached out to grab her hand.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:34

Speaking at the University of Maryland, Yang Shuping drew a parallel between air pollution in China and the country's restrictions on free speech. I always answer: Fresh air. The hashtag "Exchange student says the air in the USA is sweet" trended throughout the day on May 22, with many posts linking to a critical piece (link in Chinese, registration required) published by from, a Chinese-language blog serving overseas Chinese students.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:10

During their White House talks, Trump praised Abbas, and said he looked forward to working with him to pursue peace between Israel and the Palestinians. It is not a religious conflict, and respecting the Abrahimic religions is an original part of Palestinian beliefs, Abbas stated. Trump and Abbas met earlier this month at the White House.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:01

Police said they believed a man carrying explosives acted as a lone attacker and died in the blast, and that they are now trying to determine if he may have been part of a wider network. "As we came outside to Victoria Station, there were just people all over the floor covered in blood". German chancellor Angela Merkel said she was following the news from Manchester "with sorrow and horror" and offered her "deep sympathy" to all those affected.