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President Trump to golf Tokyo 2020 Olympics course with Abe, Matsuyama President Trump to golf Tokyo 2020 Olympics course with Abe, Matsuyama
- November 06, 2017

Trump said that he had already completed the legal foundation for trade negotiations, but that the specific actions would have to meet 30, 90, 120 day notification periods. Tokyo had pushed to preserve the Trans- Pacific Partnership, which Trump has abandoned. "We will have much bigger trade with the way we're doing it right now, and it will be a much less complex situation". (more...)
China hopes India-US-Australia-Japan quadrilateral won't damage 'third party' China hopes India-US-Australia-Japan quadrilateral won't damage 'third party'
- November 06, 2017

China, however, saw the proposal as a threat to its influence in the region. The reaction comes hours after the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that it hoped the "quadrilateral meeting" would not target a "third party" interest. Freedom of navigation is referred to unhindered movement of ships and flights in the disputed the South China Sea where Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, and Taiwan have counterclaims over the resource-rich area. (more...)
India participating in 'largest-ever' Israeli aerial drills India participating in 'largest-ever' Israeli aerial drills
- November 06, 2017

Maneuvers the Blue flag will be the most large-scale aviation exercises in the country's history. It is noted that the maneuvers the Blue flag, which will last until November 16, will be the largest worldwide air exercise in the history of the country. (more...)
Matthew Scully-Hicks convicted of murdering adopted baby Elsie Matthew Scully-Hicks convicted of murdering adopted baby Elsie
- November 06, 2017

Prosecuting barrister Paul Lewis told Cardiff Crown Court that Elsie's death was "the tragic culmination of a course of violent conduct on (Scully-Hicks') part towards a defenceless child". "The evidence put forward by the CPS proved that Matthew Scully-Hicks was not only responsible for those injuries, but that he meant to seriously harm her". (more...)
Boris Johnson's 'serious mistake' could extend British woman's prison sentence in Iran Boris Johnson's 'serious mistake' could extend British woman's prison sentence in Iran
- November 06, 2017

Now, Johnson may have put her campaign for release in jeopardy after making an error at the Foreign Affairs Select Committee meeting, telling them that she "was training journalists in Iran". Allen went onto urge the foreign secretary to visit Zaghari-Ratcliffe in prison, "As soon as it can be arranged" and said that the United Kingdom government should use all its influence to make she was released as soon as possible and allowed to travel back to the United Kingdom with her young daughter. (more...)
Duterte to meet Trump at APEC - DFA Duterte to meet Trump at APEC - DFA
- November 06, 2017

In a news conference in Malacañang, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Leo Herrera-Lim said there were a number of venues for the two leaders to meet, including the welcome dinner and the gala dinner for state leaders. "The agenda of the upcoming summit in Da Nang [a town in Vietnam], which prioritizes the search for the optimal schemes of regional economic integration and measures to overcome the challenges of the contemporary stage of development, will offer good possibilities for promoting ... (more...)
George W. Bush Bashes Cheney, Rumsfeld: 'They Didn't Make One F****** Decision'
- November 06, 2017

Bush's tenure, Bush said according to a new book, The Hill reports . "And I'm not too excited about him being a leader". The White House deprecated the inheritance of only two existing Republican presidents to forego Donald Trump , after reports that both men admonished Trump in interviews previous year and declined to vote for him. (more...)
USA confirms partial resumption of Turkey visas after assurances from Ankara
- November 06, 2017

Last month, the United States halted most visa services for Turkish citizens after Turkish authorities arrested Metin Topuz, a Turkish employee at the US consulate in Istanbul, deepening already strained ties between Ankara and Washington. The move came after a U.S. consulate staff member in Istanbul was arrested for allegedly having ties to Fethullah Gulen. It added that there were also assurances that local staff would not be "detained or arrested for performing their official duties". (more...)
Maharashtra minister apologises for 'sexist' remark Maharashtra minister apologises for 'sexist' remark
- November 06, 2017

However, he said the comments were made in a lighter vein, as he had made it clear in the Sunday's event itself. "That's why I asked you what's the name of your brand, you said Maharaja, so how would the sale increase, rename it as Maharani, and just see", he said at a public event. (more...)
Gorakhpur: 58 deaths in 4 days, says BRD Hospital Gorakhpur: 58 deaths in 4 days, says BRD Hospital
- November 06, 2017

Dozens of babies died over four days last week at a hospital hit by the deaths of more than 100 infants in August, local media reported. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala accused the Bharatiya Janata Party government of inaction, while others expressed dismay at the continuing loss of children's lives. (more...)
Twitter criticised for 'erasing' bisexual photos Twitter criticised for 'erasing' bisexual photos
- November 06, 2017

The Human Rights Campaign , the world's largest LGBTQ organization, also publicly announced that the company had also blocked search results for #gay, but as of now search results appear for #gay (and its unclear if they were ever blocked to begin with, as no other outlet has reported it). (more...)
Nitish wants reservation for backwards in pvt sector jobs; supports Patidars also Nitish wants reservation for backwards in pvt sector jobs; supports Patidars also
- November 06, 2017

But there should be a debate on the issue at national level. "Be it either contract or outsourced jobs, the companies will have to follow the state's reservation rules, if there are using the state government fund", the CM said. Many people used to find some kinds of jobs in informal sector but that has reached a point of saturation, resulting in complaints from different sections of people, Kumar had said. (more...)
Baltimore Ravens vs. Tennessee Titans: 3 key matchups to watch Baltimore Ravens vs. Tennessee Titans: 3 key matchups to watch
- November 06, 2017

Hall was the most recent with five interceptions in five games, joining Albert Lewis in 1985, Willie Buchanon in 1978 and Mike Haynes in 1976. Officials flagged Ravens linebacker Za'Darius Smith for unnecessary roughness for a hit on Mariota in the second quarter, but it wasn't enough for the Titans left tackle. (more...)
ISIS Southeast Asia has new 'emir' - PNP chief
- November 06, 2017

Military spokesman Maj. Gen. Restituto Padilla said the killing of the 11 "stragglers" in daylong clashes Sunday was part of clearing operations in a harbor area of Marawi, where the military ended its massive offensive on October 23 after quelling the insurrection and sending a few remaining gunmen into hiding. (more...)
Dissident Trinamool leader Mukul Roy joins BJP Dissident Trinamool leader Mukul Roy joins BJP
- November 06, 2017

Echoing Basu, state BJP president Dilip Ghosh said, "Mukul Roy is just the beginning". Mr Roy, during a meeting with reporters yesterday, asserted he would not indulge in any personal attack but would fight the TMC government. "But Mukul Roy is neither a mass leaders nor a fighter", he said. Welcoming the new entrant, Mr Prasad said Mr Roy's experience will come in handy for the Bharatiya Janata Party to expand its base in West Bengal. (more...)
National Women's Commission to meet Hadiya today National Women's Commission to meet Hadiya today
- November 06, 2017

Chief Justice Dipak Mishra observed that a 24-year-old woman can not be controlled by her father for her personal decisions. Sharma told reporters that during her conversation with Hadiya, she was not told about any inconvenience or atrocities faced by her during the stay at her father's home. (more...)
Woman photographed flipping off Donald Trump fired over 'obscene' display Woman photographed flipping off Donald Trump fired over 'obscene' display
- November 06, 2017

Briskman said she informed the company that her social media profile did not associate her with the company in any way, but Akima reportedly was concerned that her employment with the company could negatively affect their business, as they rely on government contracts. (more...)
Zimbabwe: Mugabe sacks vice president Mnangagwa
- November 06, 2017

She had earlier called on her husband to remove his vice-president. Moyo said Mnangagwa had exhibited traits of disloyalty, disrespect and deceit. Staff Reporter, ZimEye| Vice President Emerson Mnangagwa has officially been dismissed from the ruling ZANU PF and incidentally from his position as State Vice President. (more...)
Pulwama encounter: Jawan martyred, search operation underway Pulwama encounter: Jawan martyred, search operation underway
- November 06, 2017

The injured policemen were shifted to the army base hospital in Badami Bagh cantonment here but Salam succumbed to his critical injuries. Meanwhile, Internet facility in Pulwama district has been suspended to check the spread of rumours in the area. (more...)
Trump calls on Japan for more reciprocal trade Trump calls on Japan for more reciprocal trade
- November 06, 2017

The trip will also put Trump in face-to-face meetings with authoritarian leaders for whom he has expressed admiration. " Japan has been winning on trade in recent decades", Trump said, adding that he wanted to push for more reciprocal trade between the two countries in a friendly way. (more...)
New tropical depression forms in the central Atlantic New tropical depression forms in the central Atlantic
- November 06, 2017

The depression, which is 900 miles east of Bermuda, is no threat to the US, but notable during this busy hurricane season for its potential to become the 17th name storm of the year. A turn toward the north-northeast or north is expected on Monday and this general motion is forecast to continue through Tuesday. It is expected to lose its tropical characteristics by early Thursday, the hurricane center said. (more...)
Sen. Paul assaulted at home; man arrested Sen. Paul assaulted at home; man arrested
- November 06, 2017

Stafford's statement alluded to a more severe kind of attack: "Displaced rib fractures can lead to life-threatening injuries", he said. Boucher lives on Rivergreen Lane, inside a gated community in Bowling Green, according to the Warren County property valuation administrator's website. (more...)
Fiji calls for urgency in talks to implement climate accord Fiji calls for urgency in talks to implement climate accord
- November 06, 2017

The two-week meeting that started Monday is the first major conference on climate change since President Donald Trump said that the USA will pull out of the Paris accord unless his administration can secure a better deal. Under the rules, the U.S. can not leave the agreement until 2020, so they have sent a team of negotiators to this meeting. This year will be among the three hottest on record, the United Nations said on Monday as nearly 200 countries began talks in Germany to bolster a ... (more...)
EU Businesses Plan to Pull Back on UK Suppliers Amid Brexit
- November 06, 2017

In..." "The Brexit negotiating teams promise that progress will be made soon, but it is already too late for scores of businesses who look like they will be deserted by their European partners". British finance minister Philip Hammond said last month that a transition deal needed to be struck by early 2018. A survey from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) has revealed that 63% of non-British European companies are planning to stop using United Kingdom suppliers. (more...)
China angry over Sitharaman's visit to Arunachal China angry over Sitharaman's visit to Arunachal
- November 06, 2017

Expectedly, the Union defence minister's visit to areas in Arunachal that share a border with China has not gone down well with Beijing. The Defence minister arrived here in an IAF chopper from Tezpur in Assam's Sonitpur district accompanied by Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and other officials of the ministry. (more...)
Puigdemont, ex-Catalan officials freed from jail in Belgium Puigdemont, ex-Catalan officials freed from jail in Belgium
- November 06, 2017

Carles Puigdemont said in a tweet: "We are prepared to fully cooperate with Belgian justice following the European arrest warrant issued by Spain". They are accused by the Spanish government, like the other eight former members of the "cabinet", of rebellion, sedition and embezzlement of public funds, plus disobedience and prevarication, following the unilateral declaration of independence of the region on October 1. (more...)
Congress dares Narendra Modi to put 'Paradise Papers' suspects in dock Congress dares Narendra Modi to put 'Paradise Papers' suspects in dock
- November 06, 2017

The Paradise Papers leak , dubbed as the second largest data leak in history after Panama Papers, has 714 Indian names that have offshore accounts in tax havens. I have no direct interest in these companies except to the extent of my shareholding in Security and Intelligence Services (India) Limited. "Does it not compromise the position of Jayant Sinha as the MoS?" the Congress leader said. (more...)
Pakistan must take decisive action against terrorists: United States ambassador Pakistan must take decisive action against terrorists: United States ambassador
- November 06, 2017

While speaking to the media at a session under Track 2-1.5 dialogue Monday, Hale said U.S. wants Pakistan to deal with all the [terrorist] groups in the same way. In line with the same efforts, Pakistan has also reached out to regional countries and forums like South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc). (more...)
Chinese tourists robbed and sprayed with tear gas in Paris Chinese tourists robbed and sprayed with tear gas in Paris
- November 06, 2017

Attacks on Chinese, Japanese and Korean tourists are relatively frequent in the French capital, as robbers believe they carry large sums in cash and their luggage is stuffed with expensive products. "We will continue to follow the developments of this case and urge the French police to put these lawbreakers to justice and take measures to ensure the security of Chinese nationals in France". (more...)
Syria: Truck bomb kills dozens fleeing fighting against IS Syria: Truck bomb kills dozens fleeing fighting against IS
- November 06, 2017

Abdel Rahman said "a new convoy of displaced people joined the gathering at the time of the attack". Te Syrian government declared victory over Islamic State in Deir al-Zor, the biggest city in eastern Syria , on Friday after two months of battle. (more...)

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