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Syrian Kurds seek 'neighborly' Turkey relations

The defense secretary, speaking to reporters aboard a USA military airplane after the meeting in London, characterized the discussions as "honest, transparent and helpful". We can give additional support if necessary and put an end to this issue. "We never have and never will". Trade between the two countries is small, at only $17 billion a year - although the United States sells about twice as much to Turkey as vice versa - and both sides would like to expand it. Read More »

A Search operations in Pathankot after abandoned bag found


Till now no further details have been made available. A passerby found the bag hidden in bushes along the defence road and informed about the matter to army. Notably, Pathankot has been a victim of two terror attacks in 2015 and 2015. In January previous year, seven jawans were killed and over 37 people were injured in a terror attack on Pathankot air base. Read More »

U.S. warship sails within 12 miles of China-claimed reef


Chinese defense ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang told a monthly briefing two Chinese guided-missile warships had warned the USA vessel to leave the waters, and China had complained to the United States. The incoming USA administration initially took a more muscular approach toward the South China Sea, with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson comparing China's island building to Russia's taking of Crimea at his confirmation hearing. Read More »

Iran hits back at Trump after Islam speech, Saudi arms deal

Saudi Foreign Minister Abdel al-Jubeir said at a press conference with US counterpart Rex Tillerson on Saturday that the kingdom was optimistic about Trump's abilities to bring a conclusion to the long Israeli-Palestinian conflict with his new approach and determination. Read More »

Civilians lack food, water, medicine as Mosul battle mounts

The IS hold on Mosul has shrunk to just a handful of neighborhoods in and around the Old City district where narrow streets and a dense civilian population are expected to complicate the fight there. Hundreds of thousands of civilians have fled the northern city since the offensive to reclaim it was launched in October past year. The fall of the city would, in effect, mark the end of the Iraqi half of the "caliphate" declared almost three years ago by Islamic State leader Abu Bakr ... Read More »

North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests

North Korea launched a ballistic missile test Monday, its third such test in just over three weeks. Kim has been pushing ahead with his weapons program at a rate that has alarmed analysts and policymakers, ordering the launches of a variety of rockets that appear to be part of his ambition to obtain an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US mainland. Read More »

North Korea fires unidentified projectile from eastern region


U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, asked what a military conflict with North Korea might look like if diplomacy failed, warned on Sunday that would be "probably the worst kind of fighting in most people's lifetimes". Experts say the North appears to be gaining meaningful data that is fed into its effort to build an intercontinental ballistic missile. North Korea launched what appears to be a short range SCUD missile that flew about 280 miles into the Sea of Japan on Sunday, according to the ... Read More »

Stenson backing Wentworth winner Noren for major glory

At the end of a week when British hopes were high of landing the European Tour's flagship event it was an unheralded 34-year-old from Stockholm who took the honours but quite why he is so unheralded is one of golf's mysteries. It's not super narrow but it's just if you hit it a little bit wayward it can cost you. Lowry now travels to America on Monday to play the PGA Tour's Memorial event next week and no doubt, on that long-haul flight Stateside, the Offaly man will replay his Wentworth ... Read More »

Maharashtra HSC Class 12th results 2017 likely to be out tomorrow


For any query, candidates can visit the official website. In 2017, more than 17 lakh candidates appeared for the class 12th HSC exams all over Maharashtra. Maharashtra HSC Class12 th results are one of the most important exams in the life of the students who wish to pursue higher studies. Once here, the candidates have to click in the desired link. Read More »

Lib Dems make opposition to Brexit manifesto priority

With regards to its position on Brexit, the party made itself clear. The Liberal Democrats have pledged to reverse £9.7bn worth of Conservative benefit cuts, more than double that of the Labour Party. The party also promises to hold a second referendum on the negotiated Brexit deal. "The market has failed to deliver, which is why we are setting out radical plans to help those being priced out of renting their own home". Read More »

US, Japan to extend North Korea sanctions

The section of the statement dealing with Pyongyang concluded with a reference to the plight of mainly Japanese citizens kidnapped by the North Korean regime and held, in some cases, for decades. alliance. North Korea last test-fired a ballistic missile on May 21 off its east coast and said on Sunday it had tested a new anti-aircraft weapon supervised by leader Kim Jong Un. Read More »

Police say Mississippi gunman kills eight

According to Strain, charges have not yet been filed against the suspect and that it would be "premature" to discuss a motive at this point. A man calling himself Willie Cory Godbolt told a local newspaper he was the suspect and the paper recorded video of a man talking as he sat with his hands cuffed behind his back on a roadside in Brookhaven surrounded by police. Read More »

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea Of Japan


The suspected Scud-type missile launched from the coastal town of Wonsan on Monday flew about 280 miles, the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. The missile was believed to be a Scud-class ballistic missile and flew about 450km, South Korean officials said. Read More »

G7 Summit Ends Without U.S. Joining Consensus On Climate Change

But with Trump pushing off a decision on the Paris accord until after he returns to Washington, it was unclear how strong the group of wealthy nations — the U.S., Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan — would be on climate issues in the summit's final communique. Read More »

Police release images of suspected Manchester bomber


United States pop star Ariana Grande said last Friday that she will hold a benefit concert in Manchester for the victims of last Monday's suicide bombing at her show in the English city. The breach prompted the briefly stop sharing information about the bombing inquiry with the U.S. British police working on the case have resumed intelligence-sharing with US counterparts after a brief halt because of anger over leaks to USA media thought by Britain to be coming from USA officials. Read More »

Macron explains his tense handshake with Trump

Macron spoke to a French newspaper on Sunday and admitted as much: " My handshake with him, it wasn't innocent ". He told the French paper he wanted to demonstrate he "would not make small concessions, not even symbolic ones", while adding he didn't want to overdo things either. Read More »

Philippines pounds militants; civilians found shot dead

WE AT THE Altermidya denounce the Philippine military's threat to censor the press, including social media, during the implementation of martial law in Mindanao. But the military was surprised by jihadi fighters , and the militants have dug in. This brings the combined official death toll to at least 97. "The hands of some of the victims were tied behind their backs, and majority were shot in the head", police officer Jamael Mangadang of a security task force, told reporters.Padilla ... Read More »

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding album and photos


According to the source, the Middletons built a $100,000 glass palace on their lawn to host the soiree, and there was even an aerial performance by a Supermarine Spitfire, a British single-seat fighter used in World War II. Since there were several hours to kill between the wedding ceremony itself and the evening reception, there was plenty of time for Prince Harry to make the short drive back to London to retrieve his girlfriend. Read More »

Texas lawmakers OK budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

This comes after House Speaker Joe Straus said he will not appoint a special committee to compromise on the senate's version of that bill. The bill was approved on Friday by the Senate in response to the U.S. The Texas Legislature deadlocked over the views of the Speaker of the House Joe Straus and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on the usage of public restrooms in school and government buildings in Texas. Read More »

More arrests in Manchester bombing as United Kingdom lowers threat level


According to the Manchester Evening News , forensic teams had identified Abedi as the primary suspect within "two hours" of the attack, a suicide bombing that triggered waves of panic and a human stampede at Manchester Arena. Police are trying to piece together Salman Abedi's movements from 18 May when he returned to the United Kingdom through to Monday night when he launched the deadly attack. Read More »

Central Europeans confident Trump committed to NATO

A video that seems to show Donald Trump shoving another world leader out of his way at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit on Thursday has gone viral all over the world. NATO's chief affirmed that the alliance would join the global coalition fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, but will not wage direct war against the extremists. Read More »

Top Donald Trump advisers decline to comment on Jared Kushner

Both men have been part of discussions about building a war room lead by chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon. He remains an influential confidant within the White House as does his wife, Ivanka Trump. The Post , citing current and former officials, said Coats and NSA Director Mike Rogers refused Trump's request. A White House spokeswoman strongly denied that possibility Saturday. Read More »

Arrests as IS claims Jakarta attacks


Two suspected suicide bombers and three police officers died in an attack near a bus terminal in East Jakarta on Wednesday night, local police said . An eyewitness said that bombs exploded twice near a bus stop in Kampung Melayu at about 9 pm. Police officers carry a body bag from the site where explosions reportedly went off near a bus terminal in Jakarta , Indonesia, Thursday, May 25, 2017. Read More »