We are not surprised over pull out decision of BJP: Mehbooba

20 Jun, 2018

The Opposition on Tuesday raised questions over Doval visiting the BJP chief before the party announced the decision to pull out of the PDP-led government in Kashmir. But he was quick to blame the BJP as well for the prevailing situation. "The BJP-PDP had cut a deal to gain power". BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta told reporters in Delhi that he and his ministerial colleagues have submitted their resignations to the governor as well as to the chief minister.


Canada's Senate votes to approve legal weed

20 Jun, 2018

MPs spent a portion of Monday and last week debating the Senate's amendments before 205 of them voted today in favour of rejecting 13 of the proposed changes. Canada has become the first G7 nation to legalize recreational marijuana . That makes cannabis a multibillion-dollar industry that is larger than the tobacco industry and as large as the beer industry.


China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

20 Jun, 2018

Its own 25 per cent tariffs would cover 659 United States products including soybeans, cars and seafood. Shares of Boeing Co, the single largest US exporter to China , closed down 1.3 percent after paring earlier losses. "He understands it's unfair", Mr. Trump said on "Fox & Friends". It is probable, according to consultant, that Washington "will increase bet quickly with tariffs on 150 billion of dollars in imports of China", equivalent to 30% of total that it bought in that country in ...


German AfD accuses Merkel allies of copying tough line on migrants

20 Jun, 2018

President Trump tweeted: "The people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is rocking the already tenuous Berlin coalition". "Pushing back refugees who have already been registered in another EU member state would be against EU rules", says Franz Mayer , an expert on European law.


At Least 2 Palestinians Wounded in Israeli Airstrikes in Gaza

20 Jun, 2018

Firebomb kites and balloons launched from the Gaza Strip on Saturday have caused more than 15 fires in Israeli settlements along the Gaza border, setting fire to more than 250 acres of agricultural land. Those who have condemned Israel have yet to come up with an alternative solution that Israel could have taken, except, like Prime Minister Ardern, that under the name of "proportionality" Israel should have let Israelis be killed to satisfy the global community, some of whom, like New ...


US Withdraws from UN Human Rights Council -US Ambassador Haley

20 Jun, 2018

Reuters reported last week that activists and diplomats said talks with the United States on reforms had failed to meet Washington's demands, suggesting that the Trump administration would quit. The US and Australia cast the only "no" votes. What is the UN Human Rights Council? "Therefore, as we said we would do a year ago if we did not see any progress, the United States is officially withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council".


New Republican plan would hold children in detention longer - with their parents

20 Jun, 2018

Around 2,000 minors have been separated from their families in the past six weeks, since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a zero tolerance policy where everyone caught crossing the border illegally will be prosecuted. There have been stories of children being torn from their parents' arms and parents not being able to locate their sons and daughters. "Imagine getting a call from your 6-year-old niece".


US Slaps 25% Tariffs on Chinese Goods, China Responds

20 Jun, 2018

Companies also are watching the fate of ZTE Corp., a Chinese maker of telecoms gear that ran afoul of US regulators after it violated restrictions on exports of American technology to Iran and North Korea. The administration will outline the exemption process in coming weeks, a senior administration official told reporters. "China is a powerful guardian and has enough ammunition to defend existing trade rules and fairness".


Jeff Sessions hails 'Anglo-American' history of US sheriffs

20 Jun, 2018

The separations, and images of the children's living conditions, has sparked outrage on both sides of the aisle , and even Sessions' own church issued church charges against the decision. There is no law that mandates the separation of children from parents at the U.S border. Prior to Trump assuming the role of president, anyone who brought a child with them across the border was given "immunity from prosecution".


Car bomb kills 26 during Eid ceasefire in east Afghanistan

19 Jun, 2018

Separately on Sunday, the Taliban ruled out an extension of ceasefire agreement with Afghanistan's government that is due to end in the evening. Kabul city police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai said some unarmed Taliban had entered the Afghan capital Saturday.


Migration fight shakes German govt as Merkel, ally face off

19 Jun, 2018

Merkel is under pressure at home where her conservatives are divided on how to curb migrant arrivals, and the dispute could further dampen her will to make far-reaching concessions to Macron on the euro zone. Instead, she wants to find a common European solution at the EU summit in Brussels. In her fourth term at the helm of Europe's largest economy, Merkel made it clear that she has no intention of being pushed around after an internal power struggle over immigration escalated into a ...


Ships Carrying More Than 600 Migrants Arrive In Spain

19 Jun, 2018

Medical staff wearing white overalls, gloves and masks went on board the three ships to carry out initial checks before the migrants disembarked in groups of 20. Madrid on Saturday said it had accepted an offer from France - who had angered Rome by branding it irresponsible - to welcome Aquarius migrants who "meet the criteria for asylum".


Trump praises new Italy PM Conte as 'very strong' on immigration

19 Jun, 2018

Later the French foreign ministry said it was ready to welcome migrants aboard Aquarius who "meet the criteria for asylum" after they arrive in Spain. Kurz said Italy and Germany would be the other members of the troika. He said he "agreed with the words of my friend Macron" regarding the need for an EU-wide approach to reforming the rules on immigration.


Cambodian Prince Hospitalised After Car Crash

19 Jun, 2018

Both Ranariddh and his wife were in the fray for Cambodia's general elections, which is scheduled for July 29. Maj Gen Narin said that Prince Ranariddh's wife Ouk Phalla died around 12:20 pm in the province's hospital due to her serious injury, Khmer Times reported.


Greece, Macedonia Sign Landmark Name Pact

19 Jun, 2018

Reuters witnesses saw police fire at least two rounds of teargas at individuals who tried to scale stairs outside parliament in central Athens , angered by the accord between the two countries earlier in the week. This is the Archaeological Museum of Macedonia, which is in the capital, Skopje. "I politely ask, do NOT stand next to me for a photograph in the event of future success", she said.


Two dead, four injured in Sweden shooting, not terrorism-related

19 Jun, 2018

The incident happened in Malmo just after 8pm, according to TT. "An 18-year-old man has died in hospital", Malmo police said in a statement, adding that four others were hospitalised. Police said there was no cause for public alarm. Reports said they were searching for a dark-coloured vehicle. "We are treating this as an isolated event that is confined to these injured persons", Forstenius said.


Five-a-side fun for England fans in baking hot Volgograd

19 Jun, 2018

Gareth Southgate's men made an outstanding start to the Group G encounter in Volgograd, where the 24-year-old opened the scoring with his first major tournament goal. Senegal will draw on the spirit of the late Bruno Metsu, the maverick French coach who led them to the 2002 quarter-finals, when they face Poland in their first World Cup match in 16 years.


Eight people injured after taxi hits crowds in Moscow

19 Jun, 2018

MOSCOW-A taxi plowed into a crowd near Red Square on Saturday evening, injuring eight people, including Mexican soccer fans, setting off a security scare as the World Cup got under way in Russian Federation. The driver of the cab then ran from the vehicle as passerby ran after him. There were shouts, moans. The auto only came to a stop after crashing into a traffic sign.


Trump slams media coverage of North Korea summit

19 Jun, 2018

Meanwhile, South Korea Foreign Ministry spokesman Noh Kyu-duk said Tuesday that South Korea welcomed Kim's visit to China and said "the governments of South Korea and China shared the same strategic goal of completely denuclearizing the Korean peninsula".


Apple fined $9 million for misleading customers

19 Jun, 2018

Users complained Apple is denying them any of kind of solution, saying their devices have received unauthorized repairs. The ACCC said Apple admitted that between February 2015 and February 2016 it had told at least 275 Australian customers affected by "error 53" that they were no longer eligible for a remedy if their device had been repaired by a third party.


As outrage grows over children, White House defends immigration policy

19 Jun, 2018

Van Hollen, a Democrat, called the policy of breaking up families who have entered the country illegally "cruel". Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, said she had warned during the campaign that Trump's hard-line immigration stance would result in family separations.


Trump says Russian Federation probe 'discredited' as former aide heads to jail

18 Jun, 2018

Paul Manafort was ordered into custody after a federal judge revoked his house arrest, citing newly filed obstruction of justice charges. Prosecutors argued on Friday that Manafort could continue to engage in alleged criminal activity if he is not jailed.


Excessive heat, record highs expected Sunday

18 Jun, 2018

We are going have highs near 90 degrees for Father's Day. This means a big warm up for our area, but the humidity will also increase.and unsafe heat index values can be expected. High temperatures could linger until Saturday . On June 13, the Weather Service posted on Twitter that "42 out of the last 43 days in Kansas City have had above normal temperatures!" Your heat index will be close enough! The National Weather Service advises limiting outdoor activities, finding shade and staying ...


German, Italian, Austrian ministers seek 'axis' on migrant policy

18 Jun, 2018

A major rift has opened up between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her interior minister over migrant policy, threatening her coalition government. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that it was important to reduce and control illegal migration, but stressed that Germany should not act alone.


Was the U.S.-North Korea summit a success?

18 Jun, 2018

Don't let anyone think anything different. Donald Trump said he wishes people would "sit up and pay attention" to him the way they do in North Korea when Kim Jong Un speaks. Things suddenly got better earlier this year when the two Koreas' leaders held a summit meeting and Kim extended an invitation to meet Trump. We pay millions and millions of dollars for planes, and all of this.



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