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Didi Goes Bilingual: App Now Offers Ride-Hailing in English

Didi Goes Bilingual: App Now Offers Ride-Hailing in English Didi promises that among its new bilingual features is a real-time, in-app messaging translation service allowing users to effectively communicate with their drivers even if they don't speak the language. DiDi's first attempt to attract more worldwide users is based on its global strategy, according to DiDi's press release. While the company did not provide further details on Monday on its next ... [Full Article...]

With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause The liberal centrist Emmanuel Macron has defeated the far-right in the French presidential election, according to projections of the results. Macron will also become the first president from outside the two traditional main parties since the modern republic's foundation in 1958. [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plotting to kill Kim Jong

North Korea has accused the United States and South Korea of conspiring to assassinate its leader Kim Jong-un, and warned that their intelligence agencies should prepare for an "anti-terrorist" attack. Speaking in Beijing on Wednesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the only realistic, correct choice to resolve the North Korea issue was peacefully via talks. [Full Article...]

Hollande urges French voters to block Le Pen

Hollande urges French voters to block Le Pen A one-on-one against an ex-banker backed by politicians of all stripes wanting to form a dam against the FN gives Le Pen the flawless opportunity to boost her anti-establishment appeal, even if pollsters say that is not enough for her to win. [Full Article...]

Changes: How Does the American Health Care Act Impact You?

Changes: How Does the American Health Care Act Impact You? No Democrats voted for the bill. The individual mandate penalty would be eliminated. President Donald Trump and Republicans in the House may be celebrating their victory in a bill that reverses big parts of Obamacare, but the vote may mean premiums go up even higher next year, experts predict. [Full Article...]

Nirbhaya Case Awards Death Sentence To Four Convicts From Supreme Court

Nirbhaya Case Awards Death Sentence To Four Convicts From Supreme Court India's Supreme Court upheld the death sentences on Friday of four men convicted of the fatal gang rape and torture of a medical student on board a moving bus. "Those who did this to me, do not spare them" - these were the last words that Nirbhaya told to me before her death. The court also said that the testimony of the victim's friend who was with her in bus and the first prosecution witness... [Full Article...]

North Korean missile test an open defiance: McMaster

North Korean missile test an open defiance: McMaster U.S. President Donald Trump's administration intends to bring about a peaceful resolution through such means as additional sanctions, while keeping a military option on the table. On Saturday, a North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch, the third test-fire flop this month but a clear message of defiance. [Full Article...]

'Huge' explosion at Damascus airport

An Israeli minister appeared to confirm it hit a Hezbollah arms supply depot near Damascus airport on Thursday, where the Lebanese group receives shipments from Iran. "A thud could be heard in Damascus city and surrounding areas", said a statement from Rami Abdulrahman, the founder of the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights . [Full Article...]

Kejriwal's quest for power behind AAP loss: Anna Hazare

Highly placed BJP sources told Mail Today on Thursday that at least six AAP MLAs approached the party's Delhi leadership immediately after the MCD poll results, but were turned away. On the question if there is need to change the leadership, Kumar Vishwas said, "We will discuss this in the party soon". The state party leaders had held both of them responsible for the party defeat. [Full Article...]

Russia-backed safe zones deal restores relative calm to Syria

Russia-backed safe zones deal restores relative calm to Syria Fighting has continued in parts of Syria covered by a controversial Russian-sponsored ceasefire plan, which came into effect at midnight on Friday. But neither the government nor the rebels were direct signatories to the deal, and the opposition's reaction was lukewarm. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Defends Her Father On Berlin Visit

An audible groan went up during the Q&A session when Ivana interrupted saying that her father was a "tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive". Trump, 35, was also asked by the moderator whether she is representing her father, the US people or her business. Later Tuesday, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser gave Trump a tour of a training center in Berlin run by the German ind... [Full Article...]

'Unhappy' Rajnath tells CRPF DG, MHA officer to stay put in Chhattisgarh

'Unhappy' Rajnath tells CRPF DG, MHA officer to stay put in Chhattisgarh After that deadly attack, Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said it was a sign of "frustration" of the Naxalites because of the "unprecedented success" of the security operations against them. "They were all wearing black uniforms and had sophisticated weapons like the AK series assualt rifles", the unidentified jawan said. The CRPF personnel were guarding a group of construction workers buil... [Full Article...]

Mattis: 'No doubt' Syria has chemical weapons

Mattis: 'No doubt' Syria has chemical weapons Defense Minister Lieberman has also advocated a tougher policy toward Iran , which he considers to constitute Israel's main problem. "The two dangers that face Israel and all of the other nations in the region that are trying to maintain a stable and peaceful and prosperous region are those that I'm here to discuss ". [Full Article...]

Canadian businessman John DeShaies held in Belize deaths

Canadian businessman John DeShaies held in Belize deaths The friend said Deshaies, the owner of a Canadian construction company, would never harm Matus. John Deshaies, 54, who lived in the lower half of Francesca Matus's sprawling seaside home, told reporters outside a local police station he didn't commit the heinous crimes. [Full Article...]

Trump, Abbas Reaffirm Commitment to Lasting Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Trump, Abbas Reaffirm Commitment to Lasting Israeli-Palestinian Peace We need two willing parties. "Mr. President, you have the determination to be successful", Abbas said. Mr Abbas quickly reasserted the goal of a Palestinian state as vital to any rejuvenated peace process, reiterating that it must have its capital in Jerusalem with borders based on pre-1967 lines. [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of plotting assassination attempt

The lengthy statement reserved some of its harshest language for the United States, which it called a "kingpin of terrorism" and " empire of evil " whose acts "surpass terrorism which is said to be perpetrated by "Islamic State" forces". [Full Article...]

Recent Border Fight Killed 50 Afghan Troops

However, Zia Durani, a spokesman for the police chief in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, blamed Pakistan for initiating the fire. The gunfire from Afghanistan came as census workers escorted by troops were going door-to-door in villages located along the border as part of a nationwide census, which began in March. [Full Article...]

Afghan security fires on census workers, killing 1

Pakistan's military said Afghan border police had been "creating hurdles" since April 30 for the census team in the Chaman area. Several Afghan border guards were also wounded. The president's deputy spokesperson Dawa Khan Mina Pal said Ghani was invited by Pakistan's Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt. Gen Naveed Mukhtar and parliamentarians to visit the country. [Full Article...]

Pope's timely Egypt visit comforts grief-stricken Christians

Tayeb addressed the status of faith in modern life. "It's showing us the courage we need to stand against people trying to make us afraid", she said. The Pope's message was clear: one of love and acceptance of the other, respect of freedoms and human rights, and combating selfishness and all forms of tyranny. [Full Article...]

Eric Trump denies alleged statements on Russian funding

Eric Trump denies alleged statements on Russian funding Only a few years after the Great Recession, when investor confidence was still relatively low, the Trumps had bought and promised a grand renovation to the old golf course on the outskirts of Charlotte. "We just go there all the time.' Now that was three years ago, so it was pretty interesting". "We own our courses free and clear", Eric said, calling the report "categorically untrue" and "complete... [Full Article...]


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