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Saudi Arabia's crown prince gives first U.S. interview to '60 Minutes'

Saudi Arabia's crown prince gives first U.S. interview to '60 Minutes' On the issue of women's dress code and the stipulations of the Sharia, the crown prince said: "Women wear decent, respectful clothing, like men". He defended at length his anti-corruption purge which saw numerous kingdom's princes and tycoons detained for several weeks inside Riyadh's luxurious Ritz-Carlton hotel - widely seen as an attempt to cement his grip on power. [Full Article...]

Facebook suspends former Cambridge Analytica contractor

Facebook suspends former Cambridge Analytica contractor You may have heard news over the weekend about a breaking scandal involving Facebook, a data-mining firm called Cambridge Analytica and President Donald J. "That is where our focus lies as we remain committed to vigorously enforcing our policies to protect peoples information", he said. Cambridge Analytica appears to have used the profiles to develop techniques for influencing voters. [Full Article...]

Syrian President Assad visits troops on Ghouta's front line

Syrian President Assad visits troops on Ghouta's front line The UNHCR office in Syria's capital confirmed that there are three shelters in the rural Damascus area where people from Eastern Ghouta are arriving: Dwier, Hejelleh and Adra. Though some aid has been distributed to people in the shelters, food and sanitary supplies are barely covering the needs of the thousands who continue to flee . [Full Article...]

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits Taj with family

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits Taj with family Justin Trudeau was born on December 25, 1971, to the late Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his wife, Margaret. After appreciating beauty of Taj in visitor book there, Mr Trudeau left foe wild life sanctuary near Mathura. Earlier this month, the magazine Outlook India put Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the cover with the headline "Khalistan II - Made in Canada". A formal ceremony... [Full Article...]

Putin savours record win, securing six more years at Russia's helm

Putin, 65, won a record fourth term to extend his 18-year-rule until 2024 with nearly 77 percent of the vote, the highest ever score in a Russian presidential election, according to near-final results. Moscow faces increasing global isolation over its interventions in Ukraine and in Syria, and a fresh round of United States sanctions over alleged Russian election meddling in 2016. [Full Article...]

Boy shoots sister in argument over video game controller

Boy shoots sister in argument over video game controller There they learned the boy grabbed a gun when the teenage girl would not give up the video game controller. According to the AP, Cantrell said that the boy shot the girl in the back of the head, with the bullet passing through the girl's brain. [Full Article...]

Ant McPartlin arrested after 'drink drive crash'

Ant McPartlin arrested after 'drink drive crash' A child passenger from one of the cars has been taken to hospital for a check-up as a precaution. According to the BBC's report, there were several minor injuries and both ambulance as fire services attended the scene of the incident. "The woman was trying to arrest him and get him in the police vehicle but he clearly wasn't having it. Enquiries continue. Roads are expected to reopen shortly". [Full Article...]

Pawan Kalyan's TARGET on Nara Lokesh has a SHOCKING SECRET behind it!

Pawan Kalyan's TARGET on Nara Lokesh has a SHOCKING SECRET behind it! TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday announced the exit of his party from the NDA over the demands of a special status for Andhra Pradesh. The YSR Congress, a formidable opponent to the TDP, would have made gains if the TDP had stuck to the alliance with the BJP . [Full Article...]

Parliament gives PM Li second term

Parliament gives PM Li second term Delegates to the National People's Congress voted 2,964 to two on Sunday to approve Li's appointment. The premier is traditionally China's top economic official, but Xi has stripped Li of numerous post's most prominent duties by appointing himself to lead party bodies that oversee economic reform and state industry. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats Even if the poison turned out to be Russian-made, experts say it would not be unlikely for such poisons to have been stolen in the post-Soviet era. She described the attack as an "assassination attempt" by one U.N. March 5 - Police say two people in Salisbury are being treated for suspected exposure to an unknown substance. The Labour leader, who opposed the 2003 invasion of Iraq, added: "In... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation readies to hand Putin new term in presidential vote

Russian Federation readies to hand Putin new term in presidential vote They included discrepancies in ballot numbers, ballot boxes placed out of sight of observation cameras and last-minute voter registration changes likely created to boost turnout. Authorities were also appealing to patriotic feelings by holding the vote on the anniversary of Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. Putin also revved up his popularity by taking on Islamic State extremists in... [Full Article...]

Lalu Prasad convicted in 4th fodder scam case, Mishra acquitted

Lalu Prasad convicted in 4th fodder scam case, Mishra acquitted Ranchi: The special CBI court today convicted former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Yadav after he was found guilty in the fourth case in the fodder scam . Lalu's bail application was filed in Devgarh case. He was sentenced by a special CBI court to three-and-a-half years of rigorous imprisonment, even though former CM Jagannath Misra was acquitted. [Full Article...]

Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move

Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move It also said it is ordering the closure in Russian Federation of the British Council, a government-backed organization for cultural and scientific co-operation, and is ending an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St. "It's a great shame for the Russian people that they're closing the British Council which has done an terrible lot to educate Russian people in the English language and ... [Full Article...]

Europe sees Trump itching to leave Iran nuclear deal

Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker , chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he expects President Donald Trump to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement in May. Trump is also reported to be close to replacing the national security adviser, HR McMaster, another defender of the deal, with the former Bush UN ambassador John Bolton, a hawk who favours pre-emptive military a... [Full Article...]

Air strikes pound rebel-held area in Syria's eastern Ghouta, killing 10

Air strikes pound rebel-held area in Syria's eastern Ghouta, killing 10 Assad's visit comes on the week the war enters its eighth year, a war that has devastated large parts of Syria , and displaced almost half of the population. Syria's government views all its opposition as terrorists. Syrian State TV broadcast footage of men, women and children walking along a dirt road near the town of Hammouriyeh, many of them carrying bags, to escape rebel towns. [Full Article...]

Toddler dies after vanishing while playing with older sibling in Colorado

Toddler dies after vanishing while playing with older sibling in Colorado Authorities were still trying to piece together the events leading up to the boy's disappearance. Nain Dominguez is a Hispanic boy with black hair and brown eyes who was last seen wearing a green sweathshirt and gray sweatpants and no shoes. [Full Article...]

NY area students join nationwide walkout to protest gun violence

NY area students join nationwide walkout to protest gun violence The #ENOUGH National School Walkout , scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. local time across the country, will last 17 minutes, commemorating each of the students and staff killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on February 14. [Full Article...]

Nitin Gadkari Withdraws defamation Case After Kejriwal's Written Apology

Nitin Gadkari Withdraws defamation Case After Kejriwal's Written Apology Kejriwal has also reportedly sought apology from Congress leader Kapil Sibal and is likely to further tender apology to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley . Now, I've learnt that the allegations are unfounded. The Delhi chief minister's apology to Majithia created a rift within the party. The legislator also said he had been seeking autonomy for the Punjab unit for the past three mo... [Full Article...]

Raj Thackeray calls for Modi Mukta Bharat

Raj Thackeray calls for Modi Mukta Bharat His speech was targeted at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. He said the anger against Modi government stemmed from his betrayal of the people who had overwhelmingly reposed faith in his leadership in 2014 Lok Sabha elections. [Full Article...]

Southeast Asian leaders seek agreement on South China Sea code

Southeast Asian leaders seek agreement on South China Sea code ASEAN leaders also said they were working to provide humanitarian assistance for the continuing crisis involving Muslim Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar. Community groups from the countries represented at ASEAN protested on the streets of Sydney . On North Korea, the ASEAN-Australia joint statement said: "We reiterate our support for the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization ... [Full Article...]


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