• Peskov: Nuclear deal with Iran
Peskov: Nuclear deal with Iran "the only substantive consensus"

This gives Merkel something to work with. Trump has lashed out at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, Germany in particular, for failing to increase their national defense budget to 2 percent of their GDP, though they had promised in 2014 to achieve it in 10 years.

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  • Rahul Bhatia Steps in IndiGo's Interim CEO after Aditya Ghosh Exits
Rahul Bhatia Steps in IndiGo's Interim CEO after Aditya Ghosh Exits

IndiGo was founded in 2006 as a private company by Rahul Bhatia of InterGlobe Enterprises and Rakesh Gangwal, a United States-based NRI. InterGlobe Aviation said Taylor, a former executive at the airline, has been appointed as a Senior Advisor and would report directly to Bhatia.

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  • Russian foreign minister says US trying to 'divide Syria into parts'
Russian foreign minister says US trying to 'divide Syria into parts'

Unlike the other initiatives that have gone nowhere, the Astana peace process has seen many meetings at the level of presidents, ministers, deputy ministers and experts over the past year which have resulted in a political process for the settlement of crisis in Syria and a downward trend in tensions on the ground, he added.

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  • Palestinians: Teen Shot by Israeli Forces During Gaza Protest Dies of Wounds
Palestinians: Teen Shot by Israeli Forces During Gaza Protest Dies of Wounds

A 22-year-old freelance photographer was among those shot, the ministry said . The Israeli army said around 10 000 people had taken part in "riots" along the border on Friday, saying troops responded with "riot dispersal means". The Israeli military described the protests as being "riots". The statement did not specify the location of the ta...

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  • Macron's U.S. state visit
Macron's U.S. state visit

He was referencing the $400 million in Iranian assets plus interest totaling $1.7 billion frozen by the US since the 1970s following the Iranian revolution. 'We must ensure stability and respect sovereignty of the nations, including that one of Iran which represents a great civilization, ' he said, in reference to the Persian empire.

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  • Saudi Arabia downs Yemeni rebel missile
Saudi Arabia downs Yemeni rebel missile

Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya television said a total of 38 rebels were killed in the strike on a Houthi interior ministry building. The Houthis confirmed the airstrike but did not give more details. Riyadh and its close ally Washington accuse Iran of arming the Huthis, which Iran denies. Former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed in Sanaa ...

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  • Nobel Peace Prize For Donald Trump?
Nobel Peace Prize For Donald Trump?

And now some of Trump's fellow Republicans are even suggesting he should be up for the Nobel Peace Prize. Crediting Donald Trump for bringing Kim Jong-Un to the negotiating table South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said, "Clearly credit goes to President Trump ".

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  • Israeli troops kill three protesters, injure 600 during 'riots' along Gaza border
Israeli troops kill three protesters, injure 600 during 'riots' along Gaza border

The Gaza health ministry said 200 were wounded by gun fire, including a Palestinian journalist who was hit in the foot by a bullet. It's hard to say what the conclusion is from the data beyond the obvious - that in the past year and a half it has been a far deadlier endeavor to protest Israel's siege without resorting to armed violence than i...

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  • Singapore Promises to Promote Asean Coherence and Work
Singapore Promises to Promote Asean Coherence and Work

Southeast Asian countries will work more closely with new powers China and India to counter the pressure of protectionism and ensure continued growth, Singapore prime minister said on Saturday. He said that the group faces challenges closer to home as well, such as the Daesh, cybersecurity and strengthening a regional economic community. The framew...

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  • Tamil Nadu parties slam Centre over Cauvery Board
Tamil Nadu parties slam Centre over Cauvery Board

DMK leader M.K.Stalin said the Supreme Court had given time till May 3 for the Central government to draft the scheme for sharing of Cauvery water amongst the southern states, and the extended time was given after the apex court had ordered to frame the scheme withing six weeks of its February 16 order.

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  • Independence of judiciary is in danger, says Congress
Independence of judiciary is in danger, says Congress

Justice Ramalinga Sudhakar, has been recommended for appointment as Chief Justice of the Manipur High Court, while Justice Mir as the chief justice of Meghalya. Justice Mir was elevated as Additional Judge of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on November 23, 2007, a position that was made permanent on October 1, 2009.

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  • Steve Irwin awarded posthumous star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Steve Irwin awarded posthumous star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Bindi teared up as she spoke about her father, telling the crowd he would have loved to have been at the ceremony. The Crocodile Hunter was honored with the ceremony on Thursday nearly 12 years after he was killed by a stingray while filming a documentary series in 2006 at the age of 44.

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  • Moral police bans the movie 'Rafiki' for promoting lesbianism
Moral police bans the movie 'Rafiki' for promoting lesbianism

A court in Nairobi is considering whether to overturn a British colonial-era law banning same-sex relationships. " Rafiki " is Kenya's first LGBT-themed movie and makes history as the first Kenyan movie to premiere at Cannes , with its debut appearance next month.

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  • Romanian President Iohannis asks PM Dancila to resign over Israel embassy move
Romanian President Iohannis asks PM Dancila to resign over Israel embassy move

Iohannis - who has the final say in foreign policy matters - said moving the embassy to Jerusalem, which is not widely recognized as Israel's capital due to competing sovereignty claims by the Palestinians, has said the move could break global law.

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  • Alfie Evans' parents 'heartbroken' as son dies in United Kingdom hospital
Alfie Evans' parents 'heartbroken' as son dies in United Kingdom hospital

After a number of life-support treatment legal battles , they failed to persuade the Supreme Court that their child was being unlawfully detained in hospital . The case is the latest in a series of high-profile battles between parents of ill children and the British authorities. The court ruled there was noting more doctors could do.

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  • NK media reports on 'complete denuclearization' in summit declaration
NK media reports on 'complete denuclearization' in summit declaration

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un greets a member of the special delegation of South Korea's President at a dinner in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 6, 2018. "Many people in South Korea had actually lose their hometown from North Korea ", Heo said. Which is another way of saying: South Kor...

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  • LME to reassess Rusal aluminium after USA extends sanctions deadline
LME to reassess Rusal aluminium after USA extends sanctions deadline

En+, along with Deripaska, who now has a 65 percent stake in the company, and aluminium giant Rusal 0486.HK , in which En+ owns a 48 percent stake, were all hit with sanctions. "It means that Rusal will turn into.a company, which will only look after the domestic market's ambitions". According to the first source close to Rusal, the company is ...

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  • Arizona teachers plan to rally at Capitol for third day of walkouts
Arizona teachers plan to rally at Capitol for third day of walkouts

Kavanagh, who chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee, said the plan as crafted by Ducey is worded in a way that teachers - and only teachers - would get a 9 percent increase this coming school year, another 5 percent the year after that and 5 percent more the third year.

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  • Janelle Monae says she identifies as pansexual
Janelle Monae says she identifies as pansexual

According to Urban Dictionary a pansexual is "one who can love sexuality in many forms". While many of her fans have applauded Monáe's honest revelation, some have been left a little confused about what it means to be pansexual . Looking at them, they were both: attractive and sexy and tough but vulnerable and feminine but masculine. Ref...

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  • Thursday, April 26 Afternoon Forecast Discussion
Thursday, April 26 Afternoon Forecast Discussion

By April 23, the average temperature - combining the daily highs and lows from each day - finally trended even for what it should be this time of year. It'll be slightly cooler too with highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C. This means we will see lots of sunshine and warming temperatures. There will be plenty of clouds around in the morning and the chance ...

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  • Infosys Adding 1000 Jobs In Indiana, Setting Up Education Center In Indianapolis
Infosys Adding 1000 Jobs In Indiana, Setting Up Education Center In Indianapolis

At Infosys, we have always invested in advanced technology and skills and bring deep experience from running the largest corporate training facility in the world. In this photograph, an employee walks past a signage board in the Infosys campus at the Electronics City IT district in Bangalore, India, Feb. 28, 2012.

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  • LePage warns sportsmen against hunting in area of manhunt in Somerset County
LePage warns sportsmen against hunting in area of manhunt in Somerset County

Now in its third day, the manhunt is taking place in and around the heavily wooded rural community about 60 miles (96 kilometers) west of Bangor. He's considered armed and unsafe. Kimberley Sirois found Cole's body on her lawn at 16 Mercer Road in Norridgewock around 7:15 a.m. She says the last time she saw Williams was shortly after his run-in...

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  • Afghanistan: Taliban announces launch of spring offensive
Afghanistan: Taliban announces launch of spring offensive

In a blow to potential peace talks, the Taliban on Wednesday announced yet another annual spring offensive dubbed "Al-Khandaq" (trench). The group also took responsibility for a series of attacks against security forces in the northern province of Baghlan.

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  • Manafort loses effort to challenge Mueller's authority in civil court
Manafort loses effort to challenge Mueller's authority in civil court

Manafort had asked the court in his January 3 lawsuit to dismiss the criminal charges pending against him in Washington , alleging that Acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's special counsel appointment order failed to comply with Department of Justice regulations.

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  • Former NFL Player Desmond Marrow Slammed And Choked Unconscious By Police
Former NFL Player Desmond Marrow Slammed And Choked Unconscious By Police

Marrow was taken to the ground and pinned. "I'm not even doing nothing, I'm not even fighting back", exclaims Marrow as two police officers forcibly walk him over to a white pick up truck. The police report claimed Morrow threatened to shoot the police, citing an unidentified witness. The Facebook post doesn't state when the incident occurred.

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