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by | February 12, 2018 | 00:00

ONGC Videsh Ltd and its partners have acquired a 10 per cent in a large offshore oilfield in Abu Dhabi for United States dollars 600 million, the first time any Indian company has set foot in oil rich Emirate. The agreement will contribute towards sustained prosperity in both countries and increase trade exchange consistent with ADNOC's 2030 integrated strategic partnerships for smart growth, " His Highness said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:56

Porter, whose title was staff secretary, controlled material coming to the president and was frequently at Trump's side. Trump's chief of staff, John Kelly, defended Porter as "a man of true integrity and honor". "I have no reason not to believe the women", Ms. Conway said. He said he is "pursuing legal options to address her defamation". Staff secretary Rob Porter stepped down on Wednesday after abuse allegations from two ex-wives became public that he too denied.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:24

At least four terrorists were killed, in an American drone strike on Thursday night in North Waziristan near the Pak-Afghan border. A key Pakistan Taliban commander has been killed in a United States drone strike close to the Afghan border in Pakistan's North Waziristan Agency, a media report said on Friday.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:06

Chris Paul added 22 points for the Rockets , who withstood a career-high 30 points from Miami's Josh Richardson and 30 points from Goran Dragic. When the Rockets dress Harden, Paul and Clint Capela their record is now 24-1. Denver has not posted a four-game winning streak all season, and has not won a road game since December 23 at Golden State. But this marked the second time this season Denver proved no match for the Rockets , with Houston coasting to a 30-point home victory in the ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:29

Damascus has repeatedly said it targets only militants. "The people here have collapsed, people are seen talking to themselves in the streets". Another 812 civilians were injured, it said. The air strikes destroyed 19 targets including ammunition depots, shelters and gun positions, the Turkish armed forces said in a statement without specifying when the raids were conducted.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:12

Five elephants were killed in December in a train collision near a tea plantation in Assam. The train movement on the section was finally restored at 2 am today, he said. Train services were affected in the area as the carcasses of the elephants had not yet been removed. Regional railways spokesman Pranav Jyoti Sharma told The Times of India: 'It is only because of the close co-ordination between field level officials of both the forest and railway department that many elephants were saved'.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:24

The SPD snatched the powerful finance, foreign and labour ministries, as well as justice and environment, while Merkel's Bavarian allies the CSU took the interior ministry. "It was a conscious decision at a certain point to say, 'yes, we can do it this way, ' even though I knew it was painful", she said. Germany will no longer lecture other European countries over their economies, the next finance minister of the eurozone's richest nation said on February 10.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:46

Germany and other fellow European Union member states have also criticised Poland over a law enacted on Tuesday making it illegal to attribute Nazi crimes to the Polish state, notably by referencing "Polish death camps". On Thursday, dozens of Holocaust survivors protested outside the Polish Embassy in Tel Aviv , demonstrating against the new law in Poland, carrying signs with slogans such as: "No law can erase history" and "Poles, we remember what you did".

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:30

Cyclone Winston, a Category-5 tropical cyclone which formed in February of 2016, killed 44 people in Fiji, injured 126 more and destroyed or damaged 40,000 homes. Tonga's Meteorological Service has issues a Hurricane Warning for Tongatapu and 'Eua , as well as damaging swell, heavy rain and flash flooding warnings.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:23

Modi said: "Today, whether it's the UAE or other countries in the Arabian Gulf, our relationship is no longer just that of a buyer and seller, it's a partnership that's been built". Modi, who arrived in Abu Dhabi from Jordan on the second leg of his three-nation tour, was received by Mohammed Bin Zayed and other members of the Royal family at the airport.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:09

The first Kim dynasty member to visit the south since the 1950-53 Korean War, Kim Yo Jong sat alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in as the Koreans suffered an 8-0 shutout by Switzerland in Pyeongchang. The North has sent almost 500 people to the Pyeongchang Games, including officials, athletes, artists and also a 230-member state-trained cheering group after the Koreas agreed to a series of conciliatory gestures for the games.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:45

The president's Saturday morning tweet came after wished Rob Porter well in his future endeavors without any mention of the two ex-wives who have accused Porter of physical and emotional abuse. "They're pushing away people who spoke out against Trump in the primary", one Republican strategist said. Trump has also tapped former Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Carroll to serve as the next drug czar.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:18

Analysts say the North's Olympic diplomatic drive seeks to loosen global sanctions against it and undermine the alliance between Seoul and Washington. Moon's office says the North Korean delegates were served traditional food from the Gangwon province, a mountainous coastal area that's home to the Olympic towns of Pyeongchang and Gangneung.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:24

Speaking at a meeting of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Istanbul, Erdogan said "we might lose one helicopter, but they will pay a heavier price ". Their territory has expanded since they joined forces with the U.S. to fignt against ISIL. The Islamic State group is being routed from its strongholds, and the rebels who seek to topple President Bashar al-Assad are down to a few remaining pockets of land.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:55

Saturday in Millis, where they said Benjamin Walsh, 24, had stabbed his parents during a family party at the restaurant. "Police described the incidents as 'continuing to unfold", and the Millis Police, Needham Police and Norfolk District Attorney's Office are jointly investigating.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:52

Liveried staff milled around under the ornate chandeliers of the hotel lobby, greeting a trickle of arrivals as they checked into rooms ranging from 2,489 riyals ($664) a night. The attorney general has said 56 people remain in custody and are believed to have been moved to prison after refusing to admit any wrongdoing. The hotel's new executive chef has created a new menu for its popular restaurants, and there will be an open buffet next Friday and Saturday, Feb.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:33

The incident took place over Mumbai on February 7 at 8 pm. On 7 February, the Vistara's United Kingdom 997 Pune-bound aircraft from Delhi, carrying 152 passengers, was just 100 feet away from the Air India's AI 631 flight for Bhopal which had 109 passengers on board.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:16

Eleven envoys to Kenya have called on NASA leader Raila Odinga to recognize the legitimacy of President Uhuru Kenyatta to pave way for dialogue . The information was confirmed by the spreading of a communiquwe in which the USA ambassador here, Robert Gode, affirmed the "opposition needs" to accept that Kenyatta is the legal president "as a basis for dialogue that many Kenyans wish for".

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:14

Describing India as a "very respected country in the worldwide arena", the 82-year-old Palestinian President had said that India can have a possible role in creating a multilateral forum of negotiations between the Palestinians and Israelis to reach a final agreement.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:00

A statement published on the CAS website said that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) - the respondent in the Russian case - had been given a "deadline until 9.00am on 8 February 2018 to file written submissions" on the athletes whose appeals were being reviewed.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:27

The two-year deal that leadership announced on the Senate floor would set domestic and defense spending levels, push back the debt limit and resolve some outstanding issues Democrats have pushed for like support for community health centers and disaster relief money.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:02

The stock increased 0.08% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $39.28. 7,198,131 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,820,000. Northcoast Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 1.84% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). Vanguard Gp accumulated 25.01 million shares.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:20

Global organisations are expected to announce their plans on the first day, while attending donor countries are expected to make their pledges on the third. The conference will also touch on several developments and vital aspects pertaining to Iraq , including the participation of the private sector in the reconstruction process.

by | February 11, 2018 | 19:33

Mr Johnson will kick-off the Brexit blitz on Wednesday, Valentine's Day, with a call for unity over Brexit. It will be her third on Brexit, following the Lancaster House speech in January 2017, which announced the United Kingdom would leave the single market and customs union , and the Florence speech, in September, which set out hopes for a transition.

by | February 11, 2018 | 19:13

The fund acquired 11,800 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock, valued at approximately $508,000. (ESS) by 38.57% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. $4.75M worth of NIKE, Inc. For every buyer, there needs to be someone who sold them the shares they bought, just as there must be a buyer in order for a seller to get rid of his or her shares.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:09

Fisher Asset Mngmt Limited Liability holds 0% in Portola Pharmaceuticals , Inc. The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $44.41. Portola Pharmaceuticals , Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes therapeutics for patients in the areas of thrombosis, other hematologic disorders, and inflammation.

by | February 11, 2018 | 19:22

North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam also partook in the luncheon with Moon, CBS News' Jacqueline Alemany reports. Such a summit, if it came about, would mark the first time that leaders of the two Koreas have met since 2007.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:21

Last month, the government shut down for three days in a dispute over undocumented immigrants brought to the country as kids, reopening when Senate Democrats accepted assurances from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that he would hold a floor debate on immigration this month.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:28

Ryan is trying to strike a delicate balance by appealing to Democrats and his own centrist Republicans - whose votes he needs to pass a sweeping budget deal - while not specifically embracing any particular legislative proposal that could alienate conservatives or be met with disapproval by President Trump, whose support he needs for any immigration plan.

by | February 11, 2018 | 19:59

If you're feeling a indulgent towards your partner and cannot wait till Valentine's Day, then Teddy Day is the day when you can pamper them. However, before you by this cuddly gift for your love, it is important to know that each color of the teddy stands for a different message.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:30

Mr Adams had announced his resignation in November previous year. Mary Lou McDonald was confirmed as the new president of Sinn Fein on Saturday, taking over from Gerry Adams in a handover that could advance the nationalist party's ambition of governing on both sides of the Irish border.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:51

India's refusal to support U.S. moves to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital disappointed Israel but was consistent with its support for the Palestinians. After Modi's visit to Israel in July previous year and Netanyahu's recent India visit, critics have predicted that Indo-Palestine ties will see a downfall.

by | February 11, 2018 | 19:43

Prime Minister Modi's visit to Palestine comes a month after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited India. They discussed the full range of India-Palestine ties following which the two sides signed six agreements worth around Dollars 50 million that includes setting up of a USD 30 million super speciality hospital in Beit Sahur.

by | February 11, 2018 | 19:07

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by | February 11, 2018 | 18:14

He has the distinction of breaking new ground like his epoch-making a visit to Israel , the first ever by an Indian prime minister . Mr Modi also met his Kyrgyzstan counterpart Sapar Isakov in Dubai . New Delhi has since pursued efforts to "de-hyphenate" its relations with Israel and the Palestinians. " India and Palestine's historic relations have stood the test of time".