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by | May 27, 2017 | 13:15

Towards the end of his speech, he announced that the Dhola-Sadiya bridge will be named after Bhupen Hazarika , the legendary Assamese singer. Irani said the programmes to mark the occasion will mainly be around the MODI fest and to propagate the message that the NDA Government and the BJP stand for "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas (together with all, development for all)".

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:02

The Security Council has held two emergency meetings in as many weeks to discuss the North Korean military's most recent missile tests. Marine Lt. Gen. The missile interceptor we have is the least reliable Although the Pentagon does have several options in missile defense systems, the one they plan to test fire from an atoll in the Pacific is probably the most technologically challenging and the most unreliable , according to critics.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:42

Rowley said that "having received fresh assurances, we are now working closely with our key partners around the world including all those in the Five Eyes intelligence alliance". "You have to assume that there was a bomb maker", says The New York Times correspondent Rukmini Callimachi. "We have strict guidelines on how and in what ways we cover sensitive stories".

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:39

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was non-committal over his future after watching his side win the Europa League . "The motivation is always big when you put a United shirt on, because we represent the greatest club in England one of the biggest in the world", added Herrera.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:24

Former CIA director John Brennan told the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that he grew anxious past year about communications between the Russians and people in Donald Trump's orbit. "It was our preference initially to get these documents and testimony voluntarily", Schiff said. "It should be clear to everyone that Russian Federation brazenly interfered in our 2016 present election process" and did so despite strong protests and his warning, he said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:36

Pure Storage , Inc. (NYSE:PSTG) has seen its price went down by -0.86% over the course of one week. At the end of Sep reporting period, 83 institutional holders increased their position in Pure Storage , Inc. 05/18/2017 - Pure Storage was downgraded to "equal-weight" by analysts at Morgan Stanley. Pure Storage Inc (NYSE:PSTG) has declined 30.05% since May 26, 2016 and is downtrending.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:56

When I asked him what he told the new boss, Araud diplomatically told me to buzz off with a roll of the eye and a smirk. An Internet security firm said in a report last month that Macron's campaign was targeted in cyberattacks bearing the hallmarks of a hacking outfit, which intelligence officials say is a branch of Russia's espionage apparatus.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:02

President Donald Trump's decision to visit the Western Wall, located in the heart of Jerusalem's Old City, was a historic one. During meetings with Netanyahu on Monday, Trump focused attention on the threat from Iran but also talked about the opportunities for peace in the region and how Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations were shifting their stance, potentially opening a window towards a regional agreement.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:14

Investigators believe 22-year-old Manchester-born suicide bomber Salman Abedi , from a family of Libyan origin, acted as part of a terrorist network and their focus had been on intercepting his wider network. They also carried out searches at two addresses. On Friday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first official visit to London to meet with his counter-part, Boris Johnson.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:44

An official statement by the PA's foreign ministry described Netanyahu as "racist denying the occupation's existence". Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated his call for the establishment of a Palestinian State with East Jerusalem as its capital during his 45-minute encounter with his American counterpart Donald Trump on Tuesday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:05

Montenegro's accession to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, nine years after the process began, has prompted threats and anger from Russian Federation, which opposes expansion of the alliance in the region and was accused last year of plotting a coup to install a new government in the country that is more hostile to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:51

Taiwan has always been considered a beacon of LGBT rights in Asia, specifically for its annual Taipei gay pride march - the largest in Asia. The court's ruling means Taiwan's parliament will have to amend existing laws or pass new legislation.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:53

The Chinese people stand firmly with the British people at this hard time, Xi said. "We strongly condemn it", Mr Modi wrote on Twitter . Our thoughts are with the families of the deceased & prayers with the injured. French President Emmanuel Macron said he was "horrified" by the attack. "Together we will fight against terrorists". Canadians are shocked by the news of the horrific attack in Manchester tonight.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:54

European leaders were visibly unsettled, with some openly lamenting divisions with the United States on trade, climate and the best way to confront Russian Federation. This came in contrast to other speakers throughout the day. First and foremost, on counterterrorism. "These leaks have been going on for a long time and my administration will get to the bottom of this", Trump said in a written statement.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:57

Security sources said: "Counter-terrorism policing has temporarily ceased sharing information with United States law enforcement partners relating to the Manchester investigation only". The Daesh terror organization has reportedly claimed responsibility for the terror attack. "He was giving farewell", Bin Salem said. British officials, however, have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:37

The Washington Post , which broke the story of the FBI's interest in Kushner, said that while he is a "person of interest" in the investigation, that does not mean that he is suspected of a crime. Kushner has emerged as one of the most important figures in the White House , deep within Donald Trump's inner circle and taking the lead on many initiatives.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:30

North Korea is now the focus of U.S. missile defence efforts after the country vowed to create a nuclear-armed missile capable of reaching American territory . USA officials said that the test had been planned well in advance and was not in reaction to any specific event. ICBM's travel at least 3,400 miles but the test flight will cover less distance.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:41

At least 100 deaths have been confirmed by the Lankan government while about 99 are still missing. In May a year ago, more than 100 people died when they were buried in a massive landslide in central Sri Lanka. Military boats and helicopters have been sent to help rescue operations. Evacuations have also begun on the outskirts of the capital as a flood warning has been issued due to the rising waters in three major rivers.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:10

Others posted banners saying "the beginning is in Brussels and Paris, and in London we form a state", in reference to previous similar "lone wolf" attacks in Belgium and France for which the group has claimed responsibility. There were many children including Muslims and young people were at the concert and there is no religious justification in Islam for killing innocent people under any circumstances.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:41

The American Energy Alliance (AEA), which endorsed Trump in the 2016 election, launched an online petition Wednesday urging the president to withdraw from Paris . However, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the former chief executive of Exxon, said he supports staying in the deal. The president and first lady will finish off the second-last day of Trump's first official trip overseas attending a dinner hosted by Italian President Sergio Mattarella.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:40

Though Oliver's outburst dealt with monuments in other states, MS itself has been debating the own ways its retention of Confederate symbols affects the population. Defenders of these monuments, such as Oliver, argue that honoring the Confederacy is really about commemorating Southern heritage, not defending white supremacy.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:30

One of the USA officials said the strikes near the town of al-Tanf - close to Syria's border with Iraq and Jordan - destroyed at least one tank and a bulldozer, and another said it followed warning shots by United States aircraft meant to dissuade the fighters from advancing further.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:34

The presence of ISIS fighters in the Philippines has been repeatedly denied by the military, saying that the local fighters are just riding on the popularity of ISIS. He was identified as the terror group's chief recruiter and was responsible for training and sending militants to fight in Syria and Iraq. The violence broke out in Marawi after government troops raided the headquarters of an Islamic militant group.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:04

Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism chief Mark Rowley said "immense" progress had been made in the investigation, but more arrests were likely. Two more people arrested earlier in the week have been released without charge. The General Election campaign relaunches after three days - with Jeremy Corbyn expected to bring the issue of terrorism into the political arena. "We are working as fast as we can do because everyone wants answers to this".

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:34

And while the other first ladies were pictured smiling, Turkey's first lady Emine Gulbaran Erdogan, a devout Muslim, appeared to be visibly uncomfortable. Among them, in the back row, towered Gauthier Destenay, the husband of Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, and Luxembourg's "first gentleman". They married just two months after Luxembourg introduced same-sex marriage .

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:33

She wrote: "Anyone who is in any safe place or hospital in Manchester, if anyone comes across my parents please please let me know as they've been missing ever since the attack, this is a picture taken tonight so this is exactly what they were wearing".

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:37

How will Trump's first foreign trip shape USA diplomacy? In a video that became viral, Trump also appeared to push aside the prime minister of Montenegro. However, a source in the French delegation said Mr Macron had repeated the EU's position that the terms of the divorce must be agreed first. MCMASTER: And so that's - and so while his views are evolving, you know, his basis for his decision has remained unchanged.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:24

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Hassan Rouhani , who was returned as Iranian president in weekend elections, later said: " You can't solve terrorism just by giving your people's money to a superpower ".

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:12

According to The Guardian , Russian officials are now actively investigating the claims of a purge, after several denials from the Chechen government that the crackdown is taking place. Human Rights Watch is calling on Russian Federation to take action against Chechnya and protect the lives of gay and bisexual men. Despite Russia's investigation, there is no certainty that Putin will discipline Kadyrov over his treatment of gay people.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:50

Flight attendants, an off-duty Los Angeles police officer and other passengers were able to stop the man and secure him in a seat, and no injuries were reported . American Airlines said in a statement that the crew requested law enforcement to meet the aircraft upon landing in Hawaii. Later, police at Los Angeles airport confirmed that he had arrested and left the suspicious man free before his flight due to his behavior.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:26

US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to enhance sanctions on North Korea due to the latter's increased nuclear and ballistic missile experiments. Pyongyang has carried out repeated missile tests in the past year, prompting an array of countries to demand tougher economic sanctions to push the isolated country toward dismantling its weapons programs.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:16

Around 10.71 lakh students were waiting for the announcement of madhyamik results 2017 as with no confirmation from the Board regarding the result date, the students were left confused by varying media reports saying different result dates.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:36

Investigators were also assessing whether Salman Abedi, the suspected bomber in the attack Monday on a pop concert in Manchester, may have been connected to known militants in the northern English city. Bin Salem also said that they believe Abedi learned how to make bombs on the internet, hoped to "seek victory for the Islamic State", and acted alone in the attack.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:14

British police meanwhile made an arrest in Nuneaton, south of Manchester, after Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Salman Abedi "likely" did not act alone and had been known to security forces "up to a point". After the UK's terror threat level was raised to critical , nearly 1,000 military personnel have been deployed at key sites around the UK. Across London, troops fanned out and authorities implemented special security plans.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:14

The meeting brought together four new leaders elected over the past year, including U.S. President Donald Trump , British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron. The Italian air force's Frecce Tricolori acrobatics team is putting on a show for the G-7 summit, streaming the colors of the Italian flag over the sea as the leaders watch from garden in Sicily.