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Nigeria first lady: President 'recuperating fast' in London

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Former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday urged Nigerians to desist from spreading falsehood about the health of President Muhammadu Buhari , saying he is fast recuperating. President Muhammadu Buhari arrived back in Nigeria on Friday after almost two months in London receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment. The dance-hall singer also called on past presidents like, Olusegun Obasanjo, Yakubu Gowon and Goodluck Jonathan to do something about the state of the country. Read More »

Trump blasts Justice Department over travel ban

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In a series of Twitter posts Monday morning, President Trump may have irretrievably undermined his lawyers' efforts to persuade the Supreme Court to reinstate his executive order limiting travel from six predominantly Muslim countries. White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway defended Trump's tweets following the London attack. Once it receives the response the high court could quickly rule on whether to take up the case or not. Read More »

No plans to change posture in Qatar amid diplomatic crisis — United States military

Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers severed diplomatic ties Monday with Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich nation that is home to a major USA military base, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups and backing Iran. "He is totally aligned with Abu Dhabi and Riyadh, who also want no compromise with either Iran or the political Islam promoted by the Muslim Brotherhood". Read More »

UN breaks Cyprus impasse, talks to resume in Geneva this month

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The UN-led talks hit a wall in late May after the sides failed to agree on the terms to advance the reunification talks toward a final summit. The eastern Mediterranean island was divided into a Turkish Cypriot state in the north and a Greek Cypriot administration in the south after a 1974 military coup was followed by the intervention of Turkey as a guarantor power. Read More »

Orlando gunman kills 5 people in workplace shooting

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The sheriff's office calls the situation "contained and stable", WFTV says. When deputies arrived at the scene, they found four deceased victims - three men and a woman. Shelley Adams said she was on the phone with her sister, a Fiamma employee, during the incident. "She came out and saw a man on the floor", Adams said. Read More »

Australia frustrated by rain at the Oval

Having scored 83-1 from 16 overs, Australia only needed to play for four more overs to be eligible to win via the Duckworth-Lewis rule for rain-affected games. Smith said the fact that Zampa would have being spinning the ball into left-handers Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan , who shared a 65-run partnership in the middle overs, was part of the reason why he made a decision to hold him back. Read More »

Vijay Mallya spotted watching India vs Pakistan match at Edgbaston

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Pictures shared widely on social media showed the owner of the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines sitting in the stands wearing a white coat. In another photo, Mallya was seen with the former Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar. Liquor baron Vijay Mallya however seems unperturbed of media exposure. The total outstanding loan with interest now stands at Rs 9,000 crore. Later, the English agency stated that the arrest had been made on behalf of the Indian authorities. Read More »

Trump renews criticism of London Mayor Khan over attack

In a Sunday tweet , Trump mischaracterized Khan's remarks by suggesting the mayor had said there was "no reason to be alarmed" about the attack itself. "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else - he's doing a good job", May told reporters after a general election campaign speech. Read More »

German rock concert to resume after terrorism alert - organisers

Rock am Ring in Nuerberg will recommence after an intensive search of the site allayed fears of an attack that saw thousands having to leave the festival. "After a threat could not be ruled out, all necessary measures were taken immediately", police said. According to The Guardian , Lieberberg held an impromptu press conference and told journalists at the scene he hoped the festival could resume Saturday. Read More »

BREAKING Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May must resign after London attack

Asked by Sky News if he would back calls made by others for May to resign, Corbyn told the program: " Indeed I would ". Corbyn said May should resign over the police cuts carried out while she was home secretary. Mrs May said: "The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said that the Met is well resourced, and they are, and that they have very powerful counter-terrorism capabilities and they do". Read More »

Woman dies in fiance's arms in London attack

He and Butt lived in the same area of east London . "We have had to close police stations, sell police buildings, and we've lost thousands of police staff", said London Mayor Sadiq Khan, a member of the opposition Labour Party. Police asked for people with information about any of these men to come forward. Mr Khan said that "over half" of the 400 Britons who are believed to have returned to the United Kingdom after fighting in Syria are thought to be in London . Read More »

London Bridge attacker known to security services as two terrorists named

The Herald says one of the two named terrorists was already known to police and security services . Police asked for people with information about any of these men to come forward. Three terrorists who were shot and killed ran into Borough Market to look for victims. He said the Met - which had had to make savings of £600 million since 2010 - was not only facing new cuts of £400 million but could face the further loss of between £184 million and £700 million a year under Conservative ... Read More »

Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters

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But I hit the ball pretty well for the most part. Sir Andy added: " Paris has had some problems in the last few years and I'm sure everyone will join me in sharing the fact that our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by this". Like in the second set, though, he immediately handed the advantage back to Murray, who served out at the first time of asking. I have to thank the rain a little bit in that match . Read More »

Police make more arrests after London attack

British authorities on Monday released the names of two of the three men who killed seven and injured dozens over the weekend. Family members of the 27-year-old former transport worker said he had also tried to go to Syria to join jihadists but had been talked out of it by concerned relatives. Read More »

Apple Pay is soon launching person-to-person payments

These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades. It will also work with Apple services such as Messages and its smart home appliance platform, HomeKit. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smartphones, he said. Read More »

Congress Working Committee meeting underway at Sonia Gandhi's residence

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Speaking on the ongoing unrest in Kashmir, Gandhi said that earlier, there was relative calm in the Valley, but now there was growing confrontation, tension, and fear. The organisational election is to culminate with the election of the Congress president by October 15. Sharad Yadav wondered as to what was preventing the Narendra Modi government from granting special category status to Andhra Pradesh, which was a promise by the UPA government in the Parliament. Read More »

UK police name two London attackers, say one previously known to them

The second attacker was named as Rachid Redouane , aged 30, who also went by the identity Rachid Elkhdar and was not known to police . "A number of people have been detained", police said in a statement after two early morning raids in east London , as commuters returned to the scene of the attacks after some security cordons were removed. Read More »

Indian origin Leo Varadkar to be Ireland's next prime minister

Varadkar would be the Ireland's first openly gay prime minister, the first of Indian descent, and the country's youngest prime minister ever. "If my election shows anything it's that prejudice has no hold in this Republic", he said. "It's just part of who I am, it doesn't define me, it is part of my character I suppose". The piece, written by Ed O'Loughlin, has an opening paragraph detailing how "A gay son of an Indian immigrant is now all but certain to become the next prime minister of ... Read More »

Trump set to make debut on Washington's social scene

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It's him speaking directly to the people, without any filters like prepared text, media commentary or even staff input. Not one of Trump's messages mentioned infrastructure. This weekend a new Twitter bot emerged that automatically formats President Trump's tweets into an official White House statement format. The press isn't the only institution keeping an eye on the president's Twitter feed. Read More »

Farmers' stir continues in MP, violent protests in many places

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BKS's Kshetriya Sangathan Mantri Shivkant Dixit said the farmers have chose to withdraw their stir as the CM agreed to "most of their demands". At Neemuch , farmers staged a road blockade at Bhadbhadiya Four Lane square. Chouhan had tweeted that the procurement of onion at Rs 8 per kg would start within 3-4 days and continue till the month-end. Besides, Chouhan had agreed to other demands of the farmers, particularly, satisfactory prices for their produce. Read More »

Saudis in Qatar try to readjust following severing of ties

In a speech broadcast on the Doha-based satellite channel Al-Jazeera in the early hours, Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani also called for "a dialogue of openness and honesty" to resolve the crisis. Qatar's local World Cup organising committee and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC, ) which organises Global matches in the region, both declined to comment . Read More »

Abbott no show after embarrassing Sky interview

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In a series of vague answers after long pauses, it became clear that Ms Abbott was unable to recall details of the review by Labour's Lord Harris. The interviewer later asked her about the report's views on physical resistance and Abbott said that it was important. Read More »

Gulf states cut Qatar off, put India in a spot

Many Indians use Qatar Airways - estimates suggest about 24,000 per week - to travel to Doha and other places in the region. And he cited in particular "the malign Iranian influence and Iranian-related threats which exist on Saudi Arabia's borders on all sides". Read More »

Sudan expresses concern over Arab-Qatar rift, offers to mediate

Cairo - Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit expressed regret that the situation had reached such a point that led each of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt to cut their diplomatic ties with Qatar. These measures will intensify the isolation not only on the ruling regime but also on the people of Qatar, he revealed. The isolation of Qatar could also push the Arab nation into the hands of Russia, Turkey and Iran. Read More »

TBSE Madhyamik Results 2017 Released Today, Tripura 10th Class result

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The students will be able to check their Class 10 result from 9.45 am onwards, the Board said through a press release. This year, approximately 23,000 students have written the TBSE Madhyamik or Class 10 examinations. Wrong details guide you to wrong results and thus must be avoided. Almost 23, 000 students are waiting for TBSE 10th Result 2017 . Firstly, visit the official Website tbse.in or tripuraresults.nic.in or click on above mentioned links. Read More »

Sick London attackers ID'd; ISIS claims responsibility

The PM refused to criticise the US President directly, but added: "I'm not afraid to say when I think President Trump is getting things wrong". In a surprise intervention, Steve Hilton, David Cameron's former policy chief, accused the Prime Minister of responsibility for the "security failures" leading up to the Westminster, Manchester and London Bridge attacks. Read More »

U.S. gives Philippines weapons to combat militants

At the beginning of the battle that has raged for the past 12 days in Marawi City at the southern end of the Philippines, dozens of Islamist militants stormed its prison, overwhelming the guards. They believe that locally based Maute rebels attacked when officials there attempted to apprehend Isnilon Hapilon , the longtime leader of the Abu Sayyaf group, which normally operates in the southwest, far from Marawi . Read More »

ISIS using minors as human shields in Mosul

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The United Nations Children's Fund on Monday said more than 100,000 children in west Mosul are in danger following reports of some being killed or used as human shields as they attempt to flee the beleaguered city. The city's eastern half was declared liberated in January, and the push for the city's western section, separated from the east by the Tigris river, began the following month. Read More »

What It Means That The US is Leaving The Green Climate Fund

The U.S. will continue to be a "good worldwide citizen", including its commitment to protecting the environment. Pelosi said climate change is "the challenge to this generation" and her "flagship issue". The landmark agreement succeeded where past attempts failed because it allowed each country to set its own emission reduction targets and adopt its own strategies for reaching them. Read More »

Why Molefe thinks he should still be Eskom CEO

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In his court papers‚ Molefe said his application was urgent as he needed his job back to fight the DA's high court application on Tuesday challenging his reinstatement. Brown has also indicated that she is considering replacing the board when the utility convenes its AGM later this month. The sole basis for Molefe's arguments, it appears, rests on his defence that his original contract of employment was never interrupted despite his five-month absence from Eskom's offices when he became an MP. Read More »