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Buhari set to travel tonight to London for medical checkup

Buhari set to travel tonight to London for medical checkup Click any of these buttons below! "He had planned to leave on Sunday afternoon but made a decision to tarry a bit due to the arrival of the 82 Chibok girls, who arrived in Abuja earlier in the day". " President Buhari has transmitted letters about the trip to the Senate and the House of Representatives, in compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution ". [Full Article...]

Philippines-US joint military exercise to begin on 8 May

Philippines-US joint military exercise to begin on 8 May Only two of the military's unified commands will join this year's "Balikatan" exercises with American soldiers. Soldiers from Australia and Japan also are participating in the exercises, Sayson said. American military aid played a crucial role in saving thousands of lives after Super Typhoon Haiyan, then the strongest storm ever recorded to make landfall globally, hit the Philippines in 2013. [Full Article...]

Jordan Edwards: Texas police officer fired for shooting and killing black teenager

Originally Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber had said the officer fired after the vehicle drove "aggressively" toward him and another cop - but he later said he misspoke. They also feel officer painted his name, and those of his brothers, in a negative light when announcing the initial incorrect information about what happened the night Edwards died. [Full Article...]

U.S. deeply concerned about Turkey's airstrikes in Syria, Iraq

U.S. deeply concerned about Turkey's airstrikes in Syria, Iraq Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a phone conversation late on April 25, after the latter criticized Turkey for bombing Iraq's Sinjar region and northeastern Syria earlier on the same day. [Full Article...]

US, ASEAN agree on need for full implementation of NK sanctions

The US is ready to ramp up pressure against North Korea through additional penalties, secondary sanctions and a tighter implementation of United Nations resolutions, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday, adding "a lot of work" is left to maximize its strategy. [Full Article...]

Tokyo stocks jump 1.35% after Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency

Voters delivered a resounding victory for the pro-European former investment banker, strengthening France's place as a central pillar of the European Union, and he immediately vowed to "defend France and Europe ". Mr Hollande congratulated Mr Macron and said his victory shows the overwhelming majority of voters rallied behind the European Union and openness to the world. [Full Article...]

BJP on Mulayam?s statement on Akhilesh @ 5/8/2017 6:24:09 AM

BJP on Mulayam?s statement on Akhilesh @ 5/8/2017 6:24:09 AM Attacking the Congress further, Mulayam said, "Congress left no stone unturned to ruin my life". The in-fighting within the Samajwadi Party has shown no signs of stopping with the two factions - Mulayam Singh Yadav and Shivpal Yadav on side and Akhilesh Yadav and Ram Gopal Yadav on the other - taking turns to blame each other for all manner of the party's problems. [Full Article...]

Top AAP leader accuses Kejriwal of corruption

After being a complainant in the case, now I am also a witness. "Apologise. As I hold a constitutional post, I will have to report it to the ACB (anti-corruption branch)". Kumar Vishwas said he has known Arvind Kejriwal for 12 years and even his enemies can not imagine him taking a bribe. Congress leader Ajay Maken on Sunday raised questions about the Centre's will to fight against corruption ... [Full Article...]

Kapil Mishra Allegations: BJP, Congress demand resignation of CM Kejriwal

Kapil Mishra Allegations: BJP, Congress demand resignation of CM Kejriwal He added Mishra was perhaps upset for being sacked, reported The Indian Express . But Kejriwal's detractors bayed for the chief minister's blood. The sacked minister, however, made it clear he was "not leaving" the party. Mishra had also alleged that Jain had told him that he settled land deals worth Rs 50 crore for Kejriwal's relative. "It's not an allegation but statement of a witness..." T... [Full Article...]

New Plan for Troops in Afghanistan Goes to White House Next Week

New Plan for Troops in Afghanistan Goes to White House Next Week A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation official told the Associated Press that the United States has sent letters to alliance members asking them to increase their troop commitments as well. WASHINGTON (AP ) — As the Trump administration weighs sending more troops to Afghanistan , the 16-year war grinds on in bloody stalemate. The three most recent USA deaths in Afghanistan were in combat last ... [Full Article...]

Dannielynn Birkhead Looks Like Anna Nicole's Twin At Kentucky Derby - Sweet Pics

Dannielynn Birkhead Looks Like Anna Nicole's Twin At Kentucky Derby - Sweet Pics She wore a light-green dress with a floral headband and pink shoes, matching her dad's jacket and bowtie. Dannielynn's mom was also no stranger to festive wear at the Kentucky Derby. Anna Nicole Smith's daughter Dannielynn Birkhead , 10, is looking so grown-up these days! Dannielynn's adorable look would totally have Anna smiling from ear to ear! Four years prior to the 20/20 sit down,... [Full Article...]

Trump congratulates Macron for 'big win' in French election

Trump congratulates Macron for 'big win' in French election Theresa May was among European leaders to congratulate Mr Macron on his victory. Le Pen's performance punctured her hopes that the populist wave which swept Donald Trump into the White House and led Britain to vote to leave the European Union would also carry her to France's presidential Elysee Palace. [Full Article...]

North Korea Says It Has Detained A Fourth U.S. Citizen

Kim Hak Song, who worked for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, was taken into custody on Saturday. "The security of US citizens is one of the department's highest priorities". A State Department official told CNN the United States is "aware of reports " that an American citizen was detained. It did not comment on the reason for Kim's arrest but said it was "not connected i... [Full Article...]

Pentagon: IS in Afghanistan leader killed in April raid

Pentagon: IS in Afghanistan leader killed in April raid The raid in Nangarhar province targeted the leader, Abdul Hasib, US-Forces Afghanistan said. Nangarhar is the province where, on April 13, the USA military said 94 militants were killed after it dropped its most powerful nonnuclear weapon ever used in combat on what it said was a major militant command center. [Full Article...]

Texas community college on lockdown amid 'intruder' report

Texas community college on lockdown amid 'intruder' report The second person has not been identified. It was unclear whether they knew one another. "We" ll update you as soon as we can'. A math tutor at the college, Nasrin Nanbakhsh, said she saw a man shoot a woman in a hallway. Students are now prohibited from carrying concealed weapons at community colleges in Texas. Dennis Holmes, who is part of the faculty at the college and a freelance photogr... [Full Article...]

Jason Chaffetz: Michael Flynn May Have Broken Federal Law with Moscow Speech

Chaffetz said he saw "no data" in the documents he reviewed that confirmed Flynn had complied with the law. "The law requires him to seek permission. Spicer also placed all blame on Flynn rather than the White House's vetting process for his lack of disclosure, noting that applicants "fill out the forms". [Full Article...]

Russia, Iran, Turkey Establish Syria De-Escalation Zones for 6 Months: Memorandum

In Washington, a Pentagon spokesman said in a statement that Dunford and Gerasimov "talked about the recent Astana agreement and affirmed their commitment to de-conflicting operations in Syria". This initiative is the most serious effort to reduce violence and shore up a ceasefire first declared in December since western states accused Damascus of a chemical attack in early April on rebel-held I... [Full Article...]

Syria: Rebels storm out as 'safe zones' plan signed

This is the first plan, however, to envisage armed foreign monitors on the ground in Syria . Syrian, Russian, Turkish and US -led coalition aircraft sometimes operate in the same areas in Syria. It is not clear how the cease-fire or "de-escalation zones" will be enforced in areas still to be determined in maps to emerge a month from now. There have been many calls for no-fly zones in Syria. [Full Article...]

Govt dispatches supplies to border villages in aftermath of Afghan firing

Govt dispatches supplies to border villages in aftermath of Afghan firing Medical Superintendent of Chaman Civil Hospital Akhtar said three persons including a woman died and 17 others were injured in the firing from the Afghan side. The Chaman crossing into Afghanistan's Kandahar province is one of two border points. In defiance of Afghanistan's territorial integrity and national sovereignty, the Pakistani military forces entered Afghan territory in Spin Boldak to ca... [Full Article...]

Joy, relief and rousing Louvre party for France's Macron

Joy, relief and rousing Louvre party for France's Macron Facing the prospect of a French president who promised to hold a referendum on the country's exit from the European Union, leaders across the continent breathed a sigh of relief following Emmanuel Macron's victory Sunday over nationalist Marine Le Pen. [Full Article...]


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