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Georgia's former president says he won't seek political asylum in Poland

Georgia's former president says he won't seek political asylum in Poland A pariah of the Kremlin after Georgia fought a short war with Russian Federation in 2008, Saakashvili was a vocal champion of a popular uprising in Kiev that toppled the Moscow-backed government in 2014. "We will triumph for sure". The territorial branch of the State Migration Service declined Saakashvili's request for recognition as a refugee or a person needing additional protection, and its... [Full Article...]

Slovak PM Robert Fico offers to quit after reporter Jan Kuciak's murder

Slovak PM Robert Fico offers to quit after reporter Jan Kuciak's murder The case has fueled public anger over corruption, leading to the largest street protests since the end of communism nearly three decades ago. "It is important that the current government coalition preserves its mandate that it has received from the voters", Fico said on Wednesday at a press conference. [Full Article...]

Zarif Says Iran Will Support Saudi Arabia If It Comes Under Attack

Zarif Says Iran Will Support Saudi Arabia If It Comes Under Attack These caveats must be deliberated as the $62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor approaches completion, with expansions already being explored such as between Gwadar and Chabahar. But in any case, the Indian side should talk to the Iranians and clear out any confusion. Mr Zarif, meanwhile, in his meeting with the army chief appreciated the steps that had been taken by Pakistan and Iran for ... [Full Article...]

Shuhaib murder case: Kerala HC orders stay on CBI probe

Shuhaib murder case: Kerala HC orders stay on CBI probe Justice Kamal Pasha had ordered a CBI enquiry while hearing a petition filed by Shuhaib's parents CP Muhammed and SP Raziya. The Division Bench headed by justice Antony Dominic ordered for a stay while considering the appeal filed by the government against the judgement of the Single Bench. [Full Article...]

HRW: Duterte's 'shoot women in vagina' remark violates int'l humanitarian law

HRW: Duterte's 'shoot women in vagina' remark violates int'l humanitarian law Recalling a directive, he said he had given when he was mayor of Davao City, Duterte said, "We will not kill you". Carlos Conde, of the group's Asia Division, described Duterte's comment on female rebels as "just the latest in a series of misogynist, derogatory and demeaning statements he has made about women". [Full Article...]

Found Shot To Death Inside Brooklyn Apartment

Found Shot To Death Inside Brooklyn Apartment All four of the people appear to be related in some way. Police shut down the street outside the apartment so that they could investigate. He said that if a gun was found under that man, they might conclude that the shooting had been a triple murder-suicide. [Full Article...]

Trump may impose tariffs on up to $60bn of Chinese imports

Trump may impose tariffs on up to $60bn of Chinese imports Trump has said that the tariffs are necessary on national security grounds, but Malmstrom insisted this is a ruse: "We suspect that the USA move is effectively not based on security considerations but an economic safeguard measure in disguise". [Full Article...]

Last rites of slain CRPF jawan performed in Raj

Last rites of slain CRPF jawan performed in Raj On Tuesday, Nine Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were martyred after suspected Naxals blew up their mine-protected vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, around a year after a dozen jawans were killed in a similar ambush in the district. [Full Article...]

EU's Tusk urges Trump to restart TTIP talks

EU's Tusk urges Trump to restart TTIP talks A possible trade war could have just as strong an effect for USA companies, but in the opposite direction. "(If) you don't have steel, you don't have a country!" announced the president. Great. But now we'll get a feeding frenzy of businesses competing to catch Trump's ear. " Make trade, not war, Mr President", Tusk said on Wednesday, addressing U.S. [Full Article...]

Nigerian President Plans to Negotiate for Release of 110 Abducted Dapchi Girls

Nigerian President Plans to Negotiate for Release of 110 Abducted Dapchi Girls Buhari told Tillerson that negotiations were underway, in concert with worldwide organisations to secure the release of hundreds of school girls captured by Boko Haram terrorists. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Released 82 Chibok school girls reunite with their families in Abuja , Nigeria May 20, 2017. The 75-year-old added that the country is working with global organizations and negotiators accord... [Full Article...]

Canada's Trudeau tells metal workers 'we have your backs'

Canada's Trudeau tells metal workers 'we have your backs' Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada already has "significant barriers" to prevent low-priced steel and aluminum from being dumped in this country, and is prepared to work with Washington. During his earlier visits to factories in Saguenay, Que., and Hamilton, Trudeau repeated his message that the national security argument the USA has made when it comes to tariffs makes no sense and could... [Full Article...]

Plateau Imposes Curfew On Communities Where 25 People Got Killed

Plateau Imposes Curfew On Communities Where 25 People Got Killed A fresh attack by armed men, suspected to be herdsmen, has killed at least 25 people in Plateau State. Terna Tyopev, the spokesman of the Plateau State Police Command, who also confirmed the attacks, said the Commissioner had deployed the Deputy Commissioner (Operations), Taiwo Jebiyesu, to the scene of the crime for an on-the-spot assessment. [Full Article...]

Wife of Nobel laureate Negishi found dead in IL

Wife of Nobel laureate Negishi found dead in IL When Ei-ichi was taken to a local hospital, police learned the couple's family had reported them missing the day before. His wife, Sumire Negishi, was also missing. Local authorities in IL are now leading the investigation. Negishi and another Japanese scientist Akira Suzuki, along with American chemist Richard Heck, professor emeritus at the University of DE, shared the 2010 Nobel Prize in chem... [Full Article...]

West Indies will play 3 T20s in Karachi next month, says Sethi

West Indies will play 3 T20s in Karachi next month, says Sethi These will be the first global matches in Karachi since the 2009 attacks on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore brought worldwide cricket in Pakistan to a virtual halt. Karachi will also host the final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) on March 25. "Karachi people should welcome this". An ICC security consultant will visit Karachi during the PSL final and Sethi said the PCB has contracted the sa... [Full Article...]

The happiest place on Earth is Finland

The happiest place on Earth is Finland After last year's triumphal ascendancy to the top of the list from fourth-place rankings in 2015 and 2016, Norway now finds itself pushed into second after Finland jumped up to first. Helliwell said in an interview, that "people essentially adjust to the average happiness level of the country they're moving to". " Although immigrants come from countries with very different levels of happines... [Full Article...]

Greencore to restructure USA network as it warns on profits

Greencore to restructure USA network as it warns on profits Greencore boss Patrick Coveney is to split his time between the United Kingdom and the USA as the business announces a restructure of its U.S. operations and leadership. It added that it continued to make progress on its U.S. commercial pipeline, most particularly with its current large consumer packaged goods customers. [Full Article...]

BJP Suffers Body Blow In UP By-Poll, Loses Yogi Adityanath's Gorakhpur

BJP Suffers Body Blow In UP By-Poll, Loses Yogi Adityanath's Gorakhpur The former chief minister also congratulated Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati for the stupendous performance in Gorakhpur and Phulpur . The defeat in Gorakhpur is all the more galling as the BJP had won this seat seven consecutive times and Yogi Addityanand had been elected from this constituency five times. [Full Article...]

Sick and injured start leaving Syria's Ghouta

Sick and injured start leaving Syria's Ghouta The official media outlets in Syria accuse the rebels of preventing the civilians from leaving. The commander said that the plant, which consists of a two-story building with a basement located between Douma and al-Shefounieh, and that it included a lab for making toxic chemicals containing equipment of Saudi origin and materials and protection gear of Western origin. [Full Article...]

Arnold Schwarzenegger Wants to Sue The Oil Industry For 'First Degree Murder'

Arnold Schwarzenegger Wants to Sue The Oil Industry For 'First Degree Murder' Schwarzenegger made the announcement on March 11 during a live recording of POLITICO's Off Message podcast, revealing he was now in talks with several private law firms to aid with the lawsuit. "We are going to go after them and we are going to be in there like an Alabama tick, that I can promise you", Schwarzenegger said. In the podcast, Schwarzenegger compares the issue to the tobacco... [Full Article...]

Spitting Carragher on the ropes

Spitting Carragher on the ropes The former Liverpool defender has been suspended by the broadcaster after he was filmed spitting at a Manchester United fan following Liverpool's 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford on Saturday. You can't turn back the clock". Carragher, 40, apologised to the family and later said his behaviour had been "unacceptable" although he insisted he had not seen the girl in the front of the vehicle. [Full Article...]


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