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Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa, say activists

Turkey itself walks a fine line these days. If Trump, despite all this, does not change his decision to arm the YPG and conduct a joint operation on Raqqa, then this will be regarded by Turkey as a situation that needs to be questioned. Despite Turkey's economy being valued at $960 billion, business advocacy organisation the US-Turkey Business Council says bilateral trade is worth only $20 billi... [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump Expands Executive Order Defunding International Planned Parenthood

President Donald Trump Expands Executive Order Defunding International Planned Parenthood Chris Smith, R-New Jersey. Trump's plan , called Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance, goes much further than that. A White House official tells me, "The pro-life policy will apply to global health assistance funding for worldwide health programs, such as those for HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, malaria, global health security, and family planning and reproductive health". [Full Article...]

Trump urged to prod Erdogan on human rights

Trump urged to prod Erdogan on human rights He said Erdogan may also pivot toward closer cooperation with Russian Federation in Syria . In the almost four months since Mr Trump took office, however, Turkey has seen his administration pursue largely the same foreign policies as the Obama administration. [Full Article...]

Lalu Prasad benami property case: IT raids 22 locations in Delhi

Lalu Prasad benami property case: IT raids 22 locations in Delhi The Union minister said the land deals dated back to the time when Lalu Prasad was the Union railway minister in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and also urged Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to initiate a probe in the matter. [Full Article...]

Reynolds, Lively surprise McCarthy on TV show

As he's known to do, Trump demands Holt's undying loyalty and reminds him he won the election, before completely bungling what should be a simple Q&A on why he fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . Next the SNL writers took full advantage of McCarthy's comedic talents in a silly game show sketch called " Just Desserts ". Trump admitted that yes, he had - but tri... [Full Article...]

Triple talaq matter of faith for last 1400 yrs: AIMPLB to SC

Triple talaq matter of faith for last 1400 yrs: AIMPLB to SC Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi submitted this before a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, which said, it will only be dealing with the issue of triple talaq only for now. "Marriage is a religious ceremony". The court highlighted that the Hindu Marriage Act and the Hindu Succession Act too prescribe certain rules for marriage, succession and inheritance according to... [Full Article...]

Veteran journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico's Sinaloa

Javier Valdez , a correspondent covering the drug-related violence and crime beat in the state of Sinaloa for Mexico's largest daily newspaper, La Jornada , was shot dead around midday in Sinaloa's capital of Culiacan, home base for the notorious Sinaloa Cartel previously run by jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. [Full Article...]

Trump shared secret info about IS with Russians

Trump shared secret info about IS with Russians The Post quoted a senior USA officials as calling the intelligence "code-word information" - referring to one of the highest classification levels used in the American intelligence community. The Republican head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Corker, called the allegations "very, very troubling" if true. Since taking office in January, Trump has careened from controversy to cont... [Full Article...]

Trump says will solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict in conference with Abbas

The peace process has been stalled since 2014, and there have been no serious attempts to restart negotiations. Abbas' visit is " a demonstration of that partnership, that very special partnership that we all need to make it all work ". The Israeli press is mostly focusing on how Abbas is trying to cozy up to Trump through flattery , as part of an effort to try to get on the American president'... [Full Article...]

ICJ reserves verdict in Jadhav case

ICJ reserves verdict in Jadhav case His sentencing has become the latest flashpoint in the India-Pakistan ties. Earlier, India appealed the court to ensure Jadhav is not executed during the ICJ trial. Dr Faisal said that, according to the Vienna Convention, the court had no jurisdiction to hear such a case. Mittal insisted Pakistan has failed to respond to all Indian demands for information about the case, snubbing requests for ... [Full Article...]

Notorious Moors Murderer Ian Brady dies in United Kingdom hospital

Notorious Moors Murderer Ian Brady dies in United Kingdom hospital Brady's death means the family may never know where Keith is buried. A spokesman for the NHS trust said: "We can confirm a 79-year-old patient in long term care at Ashworth High Secure Hospital has died after becoming physically unwell". [Full Article...]

China factory output slows in April as credit tightens

China factory output slows in April as credit tightens Online sales growth for the year to date accelerated marginally to 25.9%, compared to growth of 10.2% in total retail sales for the four months ended April. Industrial production rose 6.5% from a year earlier, against the 7% predicted in a Bloomberg poll of analysts, and the 7.1% by Reuters . The gains, which amounted to year-over-year growth of 6.9% in the March quarter, sent a clear signal that... [Full Article...]

Mother's Day: The most Special day of all

Mother's Day: The most Special day of all It's a priceless gem to society when it's done well. International Business Times, India asked viewers to vote for the best gift you would like to give your mom on Mother's Day . Regardless of your mom status, Happy Mother's Day . The other name for love in this world is definitely " mother " which is so pure and unconditional that no one can stand up to its caliber. [Full Article...]

Christy Clark remains BC premier until all votes counted

It has been a big night for the Green Party picking up a couple seats on the Island. The difference between the Liberals and NDP in the popular vote on Tuesday was about 17,800 votes in favour of Clark's party. But while Clark's remarks had the tone of a victory speech, BC NDP Leader John Horgan told an equally boisterous crowd he had no plans to concede quite yet. [Full Article...]

Trump preparing certified letter attesting to no Russia ties

Trump preparing certified letter attesting to no Russia ties Speaking with CNN's Manu Raju Tuesday, the South Carolina Republican said that he became more intrigued about Trump's business matters following an exchange with former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper at Monday's hearing before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee. [Full Article...]

Trump asks Russian Federation to rein in Syria's Assad, Iran

Trump asks Russian Federation to rein in Syria's Assad, Iran President Trump described the meeting with Lavrov as "very, very good". Lavrov and Trump did not agree to any "specific approaches" to Syria during their meeting on Wednesday, McMaster said. "The president further emphasised his desire to build a better relationship between the USA and Russian Federation", the White House said. "Russia's idea is in creation of four safety zones in the western ... [Full Article...]

Fifteen great white sharks filmed swimming near paddle-boarders

Fifteen great white sharks filmed swimming near paddle-boarders Sheriff's Deputy Brian Stockbridge looks out of the window of the Orange County Sheriff's helicopter as it glides down the coastline, above murky blue water at Capistrano Beach in Dana Point . "So along our beaches, the stingray populations have been kind of exploding over the last 50 years". Young also said there have been several reports in recent days of juvenile great whites in the area. [Full Article...]

Egypt uncovers chamber of mummies

Egypt uncovers chamber of mummies Touna el-Gabal, Egypte: Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in desert catacombs in Minya province, an "unprecedented" find for the area south of Cairo, the antiquities ministry announced Saturday. The group, headed by Salah al-Kholi, a professor of Egyptology at Cairo University, were excavating at a site in the Touna el-Gabal district, around 250 kms from Cairo, when they disco... [Full Article...]

Intel Report: Iran Refining Nuke Delivery System in Flagrant Violation of Ban

Intel Report: Iran Refining Nuke Delivery System in Flagrant Violation of Ban The prosecutors called for the arrests and extraditions of those they say led or were involved with "the disgusting state-sponsored crime". He said that as ISIS is pushed from its stronghold of Mosul, it is preparing to regroup and continue an insurgency. [Full Article...]

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima Offering a prayer at the spot where three shepherd children reported seeing Mary in a field 100 years ago, Pope Francis asked Friday that humanity might have the courage to choose a culture of encounter over a culture of conflict and would "tear down all walls". [Full Article...]


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