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Global Mamata Banerjee not fit to be CM, says BJP
Author: 0 Mamata Banerjee not fit to be CM, says BJP

However, even before the march formally started, a group of BJP workers surprised the police by suddenly arriving near Lalbazar in a private bus. " Mamata Banerjee is not fit to be the Chief Minister", BJP leader Chandra Bose said as the BJP organised multiple protest rallies across Kolkata .

Global United Nations alarmed at conditions for Palestinian hunger-strikers
Author: 0 United Nations alarmed at conditions for Palestinian hunger-strikers

The mass protest action began on April 17 in response to a call by Marwan Barghouti, a popular Palestinian leader, over inhumane conditions in Israeli prisons. Numerous hospitalized inmates were in serious condition, the lawyers added. In this file photo, Palestinian prisoners walk at the yard of the Israeli prison of Megiddo.

Global UP horror: Six men loot family at Jewar-Bulandshahr highway, rape women
Author: 0 UP horror: Six men loot family at Jewar-Bulandshahr highway, rape women

Last year, a Noida woman and her daughter were gang-raped in Dostpur village of Bulandshahr in Delhi-Kanpur highway. The latest incident has reminded a similar case of 2016 when criminals looted and raped a teenage girl and her mother when they were travelling along with some male family members to attend a funeral of their relative.

Global Viral 'hand-swat': Melania snubs Trump.again!
Author: 0 Viral 'hand-swat': Melania snubs Trump.again!

The First Lady didn't seem to be interested in walking hand-in-hand with her husband, alongside the Israeli prime minister and his wife. Mr Trump's hand lingered for an agonising moment before he opted to close the gap and briefly place it on the First Lady's backside instead.

Global Australia players move to take back image rights from CA
Author: 0 Australia players move to take back image rights from CA

Of course, we want to play in the Ashes . We are supportive of the ACA in what they are doing back home. Steve Smith has distanced Australia from the possibility of taking strike action during the upcoming Ashes series if a dispute over pay is not settled soon.

Global Maharastra CM Fadnavis narrowly escapes as his chopper crash lands
Author: 0 Maharastra CM Fadnavis narrowly escapes as his chopper crash lands

Fadnavis was scheduled to fly from Latur to Mumbai . As per Fadnavis's earlier tweets, he had gone to attend a meeting in Halgara in Nilanga taluka, Latur district. "We are safe with the blessings of god and Maharashtra", he told the media. Soon, the chopper started coming down. Earlier in May, Fadnavis had to travel by road from the Naxal affected Gadchiroli district to Nagpur after his chopper developed a technical snag before take off.

Global Father of Accused Manchester Bomber: My Son Is Innocent
Author: 0 Father of Accused Manchester Bomber: My Son Is Innocent

The suicide bomber who killed 22 people and severely wounded dozens more at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchaster earlier this week traveled to Libya and back to the United Kingdom before carrying out the attack. An initial deployment of 984 had been ordered, first in London and then elsewhere. A former manager at Didsbury Mosque, where Manchester bomber Salman Abedi and his family worshipped, confirmed to Newsweek on Tuesday that Ramadan was a member of the Salafi sect of Sunni ...

Author: 0 Africa Day has lost meaning

President Jacob Zuma will host the national 2017 Africa Day celebrations at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria on Thursday. Former President Mahama, therefore, urged all to keep working towards the removal of all barriers of stereotyping and the relics of Neocolonialism.

Global Police hunt Manchester bomber's network
Author: 0 Police hunt Manchester bomber's network

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Abedi, a British-born ethnic Libyan, "likely" did not act alone when he killed 22 people and wounded dozens at the concert. Chelsea Football Club have cancelled their Premier League victory parade, due to take place in London on Sunday. "This is not us", Ramadan Abedi told the news service.

Global CBSE results will be declared on time, assure justice to all
Author: 0 CBSE results will be declared on time, assure justice to all

The CBSE is likely to move the Supreme Court challenging the HC order. UP Board will replicate CBSE's decision on the marks moderation policy , the board's secretary Shail Yadav told the Hindustan Times . In the wake of the High Court ruling, the education minister Javadekar had summoned the CBSE Chairman Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi on Wednesday. "We will have to see if the order also says anything on upward spiking of marks because if that is the case then we will have to worry, ...

Author: 0 Indian Army claims of destroying LoC posts false: Pak

The 22-second video showed concrete structures being reduced to rubble amid plumes of smoke and balls of fire. Making it clear that the Army will continue this new stand of sustained fire assaults - targeting Pak posts without crossing over - in all areas where it dominates the Line of Control.

Author: 0 Major US Jewish Organizations Praise Trump's Israel Visit

Palestinian protesters shout slogans and hold placards outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem during a demonstration in support of prisoners refusing food in Israeli jails, on May 23, 2017, during a visit of the U.S. Abbas, who has been politically weakened at home because of the continuing stalemate in peace efforts, appeared to be basking in the attention from an American president following a meeting in Washington earlier this month.

Global Members Of Manchester Attacker's Mosque Knew He Had A Problem
Author: 0 Members Of Manchester Attacker's Mosque Knew He Had A Problem

Abedi - who was born in Britain to Libyan parents - had traveled to the war-torn North African nation "three weeks ago and came back, like, days ago", a friend told The Times of London . "It's heartbreaking", she said. A spokesman for the local counter-terrorism force said younger brother Hashem Abedi was arrested on suspicion of links with ISIL and was suspected of planning to carry out an attack in the Libyan capital.

Global Ariana Grande returns to U.S. following Manchester bombing
Author: 0 Ariana Grande returns to U.S. following Manchester bombing

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to raise the issue of the leaks with President Donald Trump in Brussels later Thursday. On Wednesday night, The New York Times published images it said were from the crime scene, including scraps of the bomber's backpack in which it is thought the explosive device may have been carried.

Global Iran has built third underground ballistic missile factory
Author: 0 Iran has built third underground ballistic missile factory

The semi-official Fars news agency today quoted the chief of paramilitary's airspace division, Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, as saying the force will "continue to develop our missile capacity" and that US concerns over the country's ballistic program are of no significance to Iran .

Global Socialist Lenin Moreno sworn in as Ecuador president
Author: 0 Socialist Lenin Moreno sworn in as Ecuador president

Moreno, 64, replaces leftist Rafael Correa , whom he served from 2007 to 2013 as vice-president. And unlike his allies in Brazil, Argentina and Peru, his side has managed to stay in office, winning re-election this year. "We succeeded. I am handing over a country totally different from the one I received", he said recently. Moreno, a candidate for the ruling Alianza País, won the presidential seat with 51.16 percent of the vote in the second round of voting on April 2, defeating right ...

Author: 0 President Trump Condemns Islamic Extremism in Saudi Speech

JOHN YANG: Like the Israelis, the Saudis also welcome the shift in the US approach to Iran that the change in leaders brings, one reason for the opulent Saudi welcome for Mr. Mr Netanyahu praised Mr Trump's position. In Pakistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was condemned on the media for not rising at the summit and rebuking Trump for the way America had behaved in the Middle East and South Asia, siding with India and being unmoved by what New Delhi is doing to the struggling Kashmiris.

Author: 0 Trump at Vatican for talks with Pope

The cameras and a clutch of reporters followed as the Pope welcomed Trump into his private study, where the mood appeared stiff at first - as though the war of words the two men had previously exchanged hung over the room. He arrived for the meeting along with his wife Melania , daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner . Trump has vowed to rebuild the military; the pope thinks the use of armed force is inherently immoral.

Global British police, army respond to Manchester alert
Author: 0 British police, army respond to Manchester alert

British media reports said the incident was taking place in Castlefield Campus on Linby Street in Greater Manchester . A number of roads surrounding the college - including Mancunian Way, Limby Street and Jackson Street - have been closed.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande Suspends Tour Dates After Manchester Attack

Chelsea football club said they were cancelling their Premier League victory parade on Sunday saying it would be "inappropriate". "It's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating", Hopkins said. Soldiers were seen at the Houses of Parliament, May's Downing Street residence and at the London police headquarters at New Scotland Yard. "Making a bomb of this sort requires a certain level of expertise and competence", a source with knowledge of the British investigation told ...

Global Israel Marks 50 Years of Reunited Capital on Jerusalem Day
Author: 0 Israel Marks 50 Years of Reunited Capital on Jerusalem Day

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and US President Donald Trump speak upon the latter's arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on May 22, 2017, as part of his first trip overseas. Thousands are participating in the colorful Flag Dance Parade, which began around 4 pm Israeli time and winds up at the Western Wall. In recent days, US officials have tamped down expectations of an embassy move, reportedly emphasizing to their Israeli counterparts that Trump ...

Author: 0 Merkel keeps her grip on power: Wins North-Rhine-Westphalia

The party - whose national leader, Christian Lindner, led its election effort in North Rhine-Westphalia - has tended to ally with Mrs Merkel's conservatives over recent decades. The nationalist Alternative for Germany was seen winning 7.5 percent, giving it seats in its 13th state legislature, and the opposition Left Party around 5 percent.

Global Manchester bomber 'part of terror network'
Author: 0 Manchester bomber 'part of terror network'

Police in London said a man with a knife was arrested near Buckingham Palace Wednesday morning, but they stressed that the incident was not terrorism-related. A spokesman for the 23-year-old announced the decision on Wednesday evening following widespread speculation that dates would be affected. Next to a photograph of Olivia, Charlotte Campbell wrote on Facebook: "RIP my darling precious gorgeous girl Olivia Campbell taken far too soon".

Author: 0 Schiff: Intelligence Committee Will Subpoena Flynn

The Justice Department has said Sessions had more than 25 conversations with foreign ambassadors a year ago. Earlier this week, Flynn's lawyer said the former national security adviser would invoke his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in not complying with subpoenas from Senate investigators.

Global British PM to cut short G7 trip after Manchester attack
Author: 0 British PM to cut short G7 trip after Manchester attack

Police have so far announced six arrests and Abedi's home was raided by special forces about 12 hours after the suicide attack. Four people were killed and 50 others were injured in the attack. She also complained about US officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the USA press. Rudd said Britain's increased official threat level will remain at "critical" as the investigation proceeds and won't be lowered until security services are convinced there is no active plot in place.

Author: 0 Melania snubs Trump again as Air-Force-One lands in Rome

Israeli officials hailed the speech as a triumph for the country's right-wing government, which includes ministers opposed to the idea of an independent Palestinian state. Abbas stressed that "the problem is not between us and Judaism". The pair were later shown to the holding hands. His visit to the West Bank lasted around two hours.

Author: 0 Iran reformists sweep Tehran municipal council election

Tillerson and Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel Bin al-Jubeir held a joint press conference Saturday that came after the reelection of the Iranian president. But he still has to answer to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the conservative forces that support Hezbollah and other Shiite groups behind the region's violence.

Global 'We played for the people who died', says Pogba
Author: 0 'We played for the people who died', says Pogba

However, the contract includes a clause that if the team does not qualify for the Champions League for two consecutive seasons, annual sponsorship payments will decrease by 30%, Chief Financial Officer Cliff Baty said in November. He told RTL7 after the match: "We were not good enough, in every area". At a time when the city of Manchester needed them the most, Manchester United delivered a fairy tale soccer championship victory that will forever be remembered, not just throughout England, ...

Global Abbas: Freedom of Palestinians is the key to peace and stability
Author: 0 Abbas: Freedom of Palestinians is the key to peace and stability

The White House said Mr. Trump will celebrate the Catholic religion, as well as the contributions of Catholics to the US, and the president said in his weekly address that he was looking forward to talking with the Pope about "how Christian teachings can help put the world on a path to justice, freedom, and peace".

Global Ariana Grande suspends tour following bombing at Manchester Arena concert
Author: 0 Ariana Grande suspends tour following bombing at Manchester Arena concert

Police declined to identify those individuals, or give information on their potential ties to the bomber, but the 23-year-old man arrested Tuesday is believed to be Abedi's older brother . According to the Kalam Research think-tank, which has an office in Tripoli, Abedi's father Abu Ismail left Saudi Arabia for London in 1992 and joined the Islamist Libyan Islamic Fighting Group in 1994.

Global Ex-CIA Chief: 'Interactions' Between Trump Campaign, Russia
Author: 0 Ex-CIA Chief: 'Interactions' Between Trump Campaign, Russia

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says if it's true that the president asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny that there had been any "collusion" between the Russians and the Trump campaign, it would suggest obstruction or politicization of the intelligence community.

Global Indian Army nails Pakistan lie, says fake retaliation video being circulated
Author: 0 Indian Army nails Pakistan lie, says fake retaliation video being circulated

The Pakistan Army's footage was released in an apparent reaction to the Indian Army releasing a video of the military action which showed some structures in a forested area being destroyed. India had launched a massive fire assault along the LoC to destroy Pakistani posts and bunkers along with killing of Pakistan Army personnel and terrorists sitting there.

Global Donald Trump Calls People Behind Ariana Grande Concert Attack
Author: 0 Donald Trump Calls People Behind Ariana Grande Concert Attack "Evil Losers"

Earlier, Trump visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre where according to Christian tradition Jesus was buried and resurrected. Trump was accompanied by the Western Wall's rabbi, Shmuel Rabinovitz, during the visit. Later on Tuesday, President Trump visited Yad Vashem , the Holocaust Museum and Institute in Jerusalem before heading for the Israel Museum where was to deliver an address.

Global President Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Stop Of Foreign Trip
Author: 0 President Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Stop Of Foreign Trip

His first stop was a meeting in Jerusalem with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. We believe you're willing. Muslim leaders from more than 50 nations listen to President Donald Trump speak in Saudi Arabia on May 21, 2017. He has taken a tougher line on settlements than Israeli officials had expected, urging restraint but though not calling for a full halt to construction.

Author: 0 Korean President denies charges in graft trial

Prosecutors have accused her of colluding with Choi to take about $26 million (roughly 23 million euros) from the country's largest companies through bribery . "I hope this trial truly frees former President Park of fault and lets her be remembered as a president who lived a life devoted to her country", she added.

Global We'd exchange cup for victims' lives - Mourinho
Author: 0 We'd exchange cup for victims' lives - Mourinho

Man United put on huge pressure after the opening whistle on the Dutch side, who nearly gifted their opponents a lead one minute into the game. "We go to the Champions League by winning a trophy, not by finishing second, third or fourth", Mourinho said , a comment clearly serving as a little dig at Tottenham, City, and Liverpool.

Author: 0 Trump and Saudi King Vow to Combat Iran Threat

Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas while visiting Israel and the West Bank. "The fact that Rouhani won as a reformist who delivered the nuclear deal and promised to bring in foreign investment would suggest that there is support for things like the oil contracts", Patrick Murphy, a Dubai-based partner at law firm Clyde & Co., said by phone Sunday.

Global What we know about Islamic State and the Manchester attacker Salman Abedi
Author: 0 What we know about Islamic State and the Manchester attacker Salman Abedi

It was the deadliest terrorist incident to hit the United Kingdom since the July 7 attacks in London in 2005 and sparked a nationwide security operation amid fears further strikes could be imminent. But a spokesperson for Libyan authorities said one of Abedi's final acts was to ring his mother, adding that Hashim had told officials: "I know everything about my brother, what he was doing there in Manchester".

Global Manchester bomber was part of terror 'network'
Author: 0 Manchester bomber was part of terror 'network'

As more children were named among the 22 victims of Monday's massacre, the suicide bomber's father and brother were arrested in Libya and British police arrested a seventh person in connection with the investigation. The New York Times has released detailed images of the blast scene which it says were gathered by British authorities. The Manchester bombing has raised concern across Europe .

Author: 0 Turkey slams US over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards

Turkey accuses USA -based cleric Fethullah Gulen of fomenting the July 15, 2016, uprising that left more than 260 people dead. "This is the hand we've been dealt", the official said , noting that the fissures date to former President Barack Obama's tenure.

Global Manchester attack: Police make more arrests as investigation widens
Author: 0 Manchester attack: Police make more arrests as investigation widens

Chris Upton, the head teacher at the Tarleton Community Primary School, described her as "simply a lovely little girl" who was "quiet and unassuming with a creative flair". How to protect "soft targets" after Manchester bombing? "If we gave up information that has interfered in any way with their investigation because it tipped off people in Britain - perhaps associates of this person that we identified as the bomber - then that's a real problem and they have every right to be furious".

Global Israel ties see major reset with Trump's visit to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israel ties see major reset with Trump's visit to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump (L) and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas leave following a joint press conference at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 23, 2017. Wednesday, the president is to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican, underscoring Trump's focus during his first foreign trip on the three Abrahamic faiths.

Author: 0 Theresa May defends winter fuel allowance protection for Scottish pensioners

Strengthen my hand as I fight to strengthen our Union". "I and David Davis and other will be in there representing the whole of the United Kingdom". Incredibly, they were, respectively, the Conservative and Unionist Party leaders of the United Kingdom and Scotland. Elsewhere, the Scottish Tories have pledged support for the shale gas industry north of the border, backed a road maintenance fund, and called for 100,000 homes to be built over the next five years.

Global Eight-year-old attack victim a 'beautiful little girl'
Author: 0 Eight-year-old attack victim a 'beautiful little girl'

The Telegraph reported security services were also investigating whether Abedi had links to Libyan terrorist Abdalraouf Abdallah and his brother Mohammed. Minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday on BFM television that British and French intelligence have information that Abedi had been to Syria. Non-U.S.

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