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New circumstances have made India's NSG bid more complicated, says China


China today said it is in touch with Russian Federation over India's entry into the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group or NSG, but made it clear that its position on the issue remains "unchanged". China on Tuesday said it was in touch with Russian Federation over India's application for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). "Our position remains unchanged", Hua said, reiterating China's two-step approach - first to reach a non-discriminatory resolution that applies to all non-NPT ... Read More »

Trump Calls For American Resolve Against 'Vile Enemy'

The announcement that British intelligence services knew of Butt drew immediate criticism. Twelve people were also arrested the next day. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. On Monday afternoon, the US President returned to Twitter , suggesting the mainstream media was " working hard to sell " Khan's appeal for calm. The British Muslim told channel 4 news that the United Kingdom should not "roll out the red carpet" given that the US President's "policies go against ... Read More »

2 people arrested for involuntary manslaughter in Oakland warehouse fire


The document says the two men then proceeded to allow large crowds to commune for concerts and events and at one point let up to 25 people live in the warehouse space. The structure, which was zoned as a warehouse but was converted without permits into a living space, had been on regulators' radar for nearly two decades before the deadly blaze, according to government records. Read More »

Global leaders and business heads react to Trump's Paris pullout

The statement says: "The Trump administration's announcement undermines a key pillar in the fight against climate change and damages the world's ability to avoid the most unsafe and costly effects of climate change". "I clearly dismiss both accusations", Sushma Swaraj said in New Delhi. Thursday's announcement on the Paris agreement was a decision "to abdicate our leadership in the world", Stanton said. Read More »

Benjamin Netanyahu PM insists Israel retain Jordan valley military control

On 14 May 1948, the State of Israel was born. In 2005, it withdrew its settlers and troops from Gaza, which is now controlled by the Hamas militant group. Many of Israel's enemies (and even some who call themselves "friends") may remember this remarkable event differently. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will maintain security control over the entirety of the West Bank, with or without a peace agreement with the Palestinians. Read More »

Police name 2 suspects of London Bridge attack

Metropolitan Police on Monday released the names and photos of Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane , both of Barking, east London. On Channel 4's The Jihadis Next Door he was caught on camera alongside two notorious preachers who were well known to police and intelligence officials due to their extremist views. Read More »

200+ mayors, 10 governors counter Trump's exit from Paris Agreement


Natural gas and renewables are becoming cheaper sources of power and consumer awareness of the origin of their electricity means that coal's share of United States power demand is probably not going to recover to its historic levels. Modi said India would go above and beyond the Paris climate agreement . This political pressure increased greatly over the past few weeks, culminating at the visit to the Vatican and the G-7 meeting in Italy at the end of May. Read More »

Security guard kills Arab-Israeli protester in central Israel


It also called for the resignation of the Israeli chief of police and the minister of home security, while holding the police responsible for the violence that broke out in the town following the arrest of the local resident. One can not say the same for at least one of his attackers didn't make it. "The police are continuing to relate to the Arab population as enemies that [others] should be protected from - and not as citizens that should be protected". Read More »

Twelve arrested after London terror attacks released without charge


Butt featured in a Channel 4 documentary past year about Islamist extremists with links to the jailed preacher Anjem Choudary . "Our work necessarily involves making hard judgments about how to prioritize the resources available to us at a time when the facing a severe and high tempo terrorist threat", police said . Read More »

Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Twitter hurting cause


Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who has battled President Donald Trump over the President's efforts to limit travel and immigration from some Muslim-majority countries, tweeted a "thanks" to Trump Monday. He was considered a contender for a top job in the Justice Department before removing himself from consideration. Law professor Josh Blackman called Trump "the worst client" for the Justice Department's solicitor general. Read More »

Family of Portland Stabbing Suspect Jeremy Christian Offers Condolences to Victims


Christian made his first appearance in court this week, shouting, "Free speech or die, Portland ". A stranger intervened, telling Christian he couldn't disrespect the girls in such a way, she said. Christian pulled a folded knife from his pocket and concealed it in his hand, prosecutors say. "You hear me? Die", he shouted in the courtroom, flanked by two deputies. Read More »

Six-day war: Israel protesters mark anniversary with demo against occupation

The plan involved detonating a nuclear device atop a mountain in the Sinai Peninsula as a warning to Egyptian and other Arab forces, according to claims made by a former IDF Brigadier-General, Itzhak Yaakov. Klein went through just a few examples of how non-peaceful the Palestinians are. Sources: Wikipedia and U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights . "My vision is two states, living side by side, in peace and security", Bush said. Read More »

China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems

China would respect freedom of navigation, Hua said , but "opposes a certain country's show of force in the South China Sea under the pretext of navigation and overflight freedom, challenging and threatening China's sovereignty and security". Read More »

Poll Shows British PM Could Lose Control of Parliament


This is down to the popularity of labour leader Jeremy Corbyn rising while Theresa May's popularity has slumped. The dollar fell to two-week lows against the safe-haven yen as investors turned cautious amid political worries in Europe as well as weaker stock and commodity markets after a long US holiday weekend. Read More »

Jets release David Harris, franchise's 2nd-leading tackler


He is one of the top players at his position on the field and a team leader off of it. But that's no longer the case, as the team received some flexibility in the linebacker unit with the addition of Davis. "Talks broke down", Bowles said of the discussions with Harris. It's part of the business. "It's never an easy thing". There's never a good time that it could happen. Read More »

Seven countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Meanwhile, people in the country have started stocking up on food and other essentials despite the administration's assurance that the Saudi Arabia-imposed blockade would not impact them, AFP reported . "We have instructed Nepali embassies in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Egypt to assess the situation for Nepali migrant workers", MoFA spokesman Bharat Raj Paudyal said. Read More »

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives on course for bigger majority


YouGov have given the Conservatives a narrower 4 point lead over Labor. "The extent of the collapse in Labour's vote share was probably always over-estimated, as many of their MPs remain popular at a local level, and there are still huge emotional barriers for some people to voting Conservative - despite how much they may dislike the Labour leader ", says Sophie Gaston, head of global projects at Demos. Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump State Visit


On this note, Khan said , "When Theresa May first invited him on a state visit to our country at a time when he was proposing a travel ban on Muslims and changing the American policy on refugees, I said it was inappropriate to be rolling out the red carpet for Donald Trump ... Read More »

Afghan officials ready for so-called Kabul Process


Previous official estimates had put the death toll at about 90, with more than 460 wounded. Bloodied corpses littered the scene and a huge cloud of smoke rose from the highly-fortified area which houses foreign embassies, after the rush-hour attack tore a massive crater in the ground and blew out windows several miles away. Read More »

ISRO successfully launches India's heaviest GSLV Mark III with GSAT-19 satellite

Kiran Kumar also said the GSAT-19 satellite's health is normal and it will be raised to its intended orbit in the coming days. The GSAT-19, as per the Indian Space Research Organisation is a multi-beam satellite that carries Ka and Ku band forward and return link transponders and geostationary radiation spectrometer (GRASP) to monitor and study the nature of charged particles and the influence of space radiation on satellites and their electronic components. Read More »

CM blames anti-socials, but govt & party differ on who fired

The farmers' strike saw incidents of violence from its first day, with clashes between the police and protestors, and delivery trucks being set on fire, Indian Express reported . The farmers have put forth several demands among which, better remuneration for their produce and a loan waiver is at the top. The Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) was forced to cancel a programme organized to felicitate the CM after the death of protesters. Read More »

Climber Makes History Scaling Yosemite Peak Without Ropes

In 2015, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson were the first to "free climb" El Capitan , using ropes only to catch them if they fell. Honnold's feat earned him accolades from the climbing community, including Emily Harrington, a five-time sport climbing USA national champion, who tweeted: "In disbelief out right now". Read More »