Saturday, 24 June 2017
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

What's next for Arvind Kejriwal if MCD exit poll results are true?

In East Delhi Municipal Corporation, the poll said, the BJP is expected to get 48 of the 63 seats while the AAP and the Congress may not even reach double-digit mark with seven and eight seats, respectively. Both Kejriwal and the BJP indulged in verbal duel. "But let's wait for the results."Indications on the ground are that there is anger against the AAP leadership, including Kejriwal, over their two-year rule in Delhi". Read More »

Kerala Student Found Dead at IIT- Kharagpur

perth_map

His sister is a student at ISRO in Thiruvananthapuram. When the students broke the glass of the window of his room, he was found hanging from the ceiling fan. IIT-Kharagpur has informed the family of the student and police have sent the body for post-mortem. The second took place on March 30 when the body of a youth from Andhra Pradesh, Sana Sree Raj, was found on the train tracks, barely 500 metres from the IIT campus. Read More »

Air China cancels some Pyongyang flight

North Korea also pointed to the USA military's airstrikes in Syria last week as vindication; "The reality of today proves our decision to strengthen our military power to stand against force with force was the right choice a million times over", a spokesperson for North Korea's foreign minister said, according to Reuters . Read More »

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Hodges Community Center on Saturday, April 8

perth_map

Florence Therapy and Wellness is hosting their annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 15, at Hideout Mountain Park on Florence-Carlton Loop. The Easter bunny came a little early Saturday, delighting hundreds of youngsters at the Mall at Sierra Vista with an Easter egg hunt . "It also gives people something exciting to do who have out-of-town family and friends visiting for Easter weekend", Jacobson shared. Read More »

Fighter Crashes on Approach to USS Carl Vinson

The next day, the New York Times published a story headlined: "Breaking News: Aircraft carrier wasn't sailing to deter North Korea, as USA suggested". President Donald Trump claimed that the aircraft carrier and an "armada" of ships were being deployed to the coast of North Korea to counter the country's threats of conducting its latest nuclear test back on April 12. Read More »

5-star DE Parsons decommits from Penn State

perth_map

Parsons, a weakside defensive end from Harrisburg (Pa.), decommitted a day after he was scheduled to be in State College for the Blue-White Game. It's been a week filled of ups and downs for James Franklin and his assistants. Other schools that appear to be of the most interest to Parsons are Alabama, Ohio State and Georgia. Following three-star offensive lineman Chris Bleich's decision to open up his recruitment Friday morning, Penn State's staff was able to rebound nearly immediately, ... Read More »

Mary Keitany breaks marathon record with 3rd London win

perth_map

But Bekele dragged himself back from outside the top 10 to come within a whisker of triumph, in the end finishing just eight seconds behind the victor with Bedan Karoki third on his debut. The retired British athlete still remains a world-record holder. Sidcup dad, Ceyhun Uzun, 47, is putting himself through his paces for a Scooby Doo themed Guinness World Record London Marathon attempt. Read More »

Paris terror attack: Hunt on for second suspect

perth_map

Until now, surveys showed voters more concerned about unemployment and the economy than terrorism or security, though analysts warned this could change in the event of violence. However, conservative former Prime Minister Francois Fillon, whose campaign was initially derailed by corruption allegations that his wife was paid as his non-working parliamentary aide, appeared to be closing the gap, as was far-leftist, Jean-Luc Melenchon. Read More »

Egypt Declares State of Emergency After Church Blasts

perth_map

But it has been unable to seize population centres, unlike its early gains in Iraq and Syria , and it has also lost top militants to Egyptian military strikes in recent months. IS named the two attackers, whose noms de guerre suggest they were Egyptians. "I know that even such despicable acts of terrorism against minority groups that seek to divide will not diminish the strong spirit of the Egyptian nation or prevent unity and harmonious coexistence between the different religious and ... Read More »

Democrat Attempt to Humiliate Trump Bombs in Georgia

The Democrats went down to Georgia looking for a congressional seat to steal from President Trump and Republicans. Moreover, can Democrats who do not benefit from the zany dynamics of his campaign hope for the same momentum, especially when the first shock of Mr Trump's rise wears off? Cuomo noted. Read More »

Love of Easter Egg Drop

perth_map

Add the parents and grandparents and other family, it was a Big event day, just right for an Easter Egg hunt in the sand on the beach. As for that Easter egg hunt, more than 250,000 eggs were used, and when it is all done and over with, they will all be tossed in bins and reused for next year. Read More »

Gaga to meet William to talk mental health

perth_map

In a FaceTime chat for William's charity Heads Together - which he runs with brother Prince William and his wife Duchess Catherine - he said: 'It would be great if, when you're over here, we could meet and have a chat about how much more we could do to tackle this'. Read More »

Children crammed into 'super-sized' school classes like sardines, says Corbyn

perth_map

A newly energised Mr Corbyn made a stop in Swindon, which has two seats - Swindon South and Swindon North - both key targets for Labour in the general election but where the party has yet to select its candidates. Mr Corbyn said Conservative cuts to education budgets would only make the problem worse. "The Prime Minister herself has said that super-sized classes are proof of a school system in a crisis". Read More »

Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'

perth_map

The clap-back from the public was swift, with many Americans (understandably) asking the attorney general to treat the country's 50th state, and its federal judge, with more respect. "It's within his authority constitutionally and explicit statutory authority", Sessions said. "He is responsible for protecting America", Sessions told Stephanopoulos. Read More »

Macron to face Le Pen in French presidential runoff election

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, congratulated Mr Macron. Le Pen said the second round would be a battle over France's future, with her vision of a France out of the European Union and behind reinforced borders radically different from her opponent's. Read More »

Fred Hoiberg rips officials, says Isaiah Thomas allowed to carry ball

Of all the rants and things for Hoiberg to be bothered by in Game 4, he picked one of the lowest hanging fruits to get worked up about trying to explain why his team was torched (again) by Thomas who had 33 points on 10-for-21 shooting. The main reason that is the case is because Sunday evening in the United Center, the best player on the floor was Isaiah Thomas . Smart feigned throwing the ball at Butler. Read More »

'We are very happy to have Aya back home'

Her case was on the agenda when President Donald Trump met earlier this month with Egypt's president. She returned to the U.S. Thursday. Trump administration officials are hailing the release as an example of the administration's "discreet diplomacy". Read More »

Outsider Macron, Le Pen face-off in French second round

With no major political party on his back, 39-year-old Macron, the youngest contender launched his own bid last year betting on a multiform platform aimed at courting votes from different political views. Macron supporter Mathilde Julien said: "He represents France's future, a future within Europe". Far-right expert Nonna Mayer at Sciences Po university said a Le Pen victory was not impossible, "but it seems unlikely that she will carry the second round". Read More »

The Houston Rockets' Foul Strategy: Hack-a-Roberson

Patrick Beverley , who scored 21 and 15 points in Games 1 and 2 respectively, tallied just one point in the loss. But instead of fouling immediately, Oklahoma City allowed Nene to get an and-1. Russell Westbrook , who didn't score his first points of the second half until there were nine minutes remaining in the game, hit a long 3-pointer after an intentionally-missed free throw from Steven Adams and almost got a steal on the ensuing inbounds pass (and yes, James Harden clearly pushed off ... Read More »

South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act

North Korean authorities have not yet disclosed the reason for the arrest. South Korea's unification ministry said Monday that there has been no unusual movement in North Korea as Pyongyang is set to mark the 85th anniversary of the creation of its military this week. Read More »

French Elections: Le Pen faces Macron in final round

Mr Macron supporter Mathilde Julien said "he represents France's future, a future within Europe". His victory makes him the frontrunner in next month's election, and marked a huge defeat for the two centre-right and centre-left groupings that have dominated French politics for 60 years. Read More »

Afghans lash out at authorities after attack by Taleban

Criticizing the government for slow release of information, the media and critics blamed some insider elements for facilitating the attack on the Corps which is responsible for the security of north and northeastern sides of the country. "Special praying will be held in Presidential Palace mosque and at the mosques across the country and national flag will be half-hoisted at home and Afghan diplomatic missions overseas", the statement reads. Read More »

Pollsters project Macron vs. Le Pen in French runoff

perth_map

Proclaiming that "the left is not dead", he also urged supporters to back Macron . French voters have started casting ballots for the presidential election in a tense first-round poll that is seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world. Read More »

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to halt Syria strikes if elected

perth_map

He said a Labour government would hold an immediate defence review, adding: "We haven't completed work on the manifesto". The Conservatives - who said he had left Labour's defence policy in "chaos" - signalled that they meant to make his suitability for high office a key issue in the general election campaign. Read More »

Sean Spicer Apologizes After Incorrect Statement on Hitler and Chemical Use

Howard Stern is now the latest to chime in on the puzzling comment White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer made about Adolf Hitler in a press briefing on Tuesday. "Why would [Trump] not want a guy that makes him look good?" In a statement to White House reporters, Spicer said in no way he was trying to lessen the horrendous nature of the Holocaust. Read More »

People Killed In Venezuela Following 'Mother Of All Protests'

perth_map

Two students and a National Guard sergeant were killed in Wednesday's demonstrations, bringing the death toll in prostests this month to eight. Amid the confusion, mothers and newborn children had to be evacuated from a maternity hospital named after the late leader Hugo Chavez when it was swamped with tear gas. Read More »

Turkey's election board rejects appeals to annul referendum

perth_map

But it has been particularly outraged by an electoral board decision, announced as the polls closed Sunday, to accept ballots that didn't bear the official stamps used to verify they are genuine, as required by Turkish law. " This referendum will forever remain controversial ", Sancar told reporters on Wednesday. "Before our administration took over, there had been many decisions approving the validity of unstamped ballots". Read More »

Labour Leader Corbyn Says Could Suspend Syria Air Strikes If Elected

perth_map

Mr Corbyn also suggested he could suspend RAF air strikes on Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, saying his priority would be to urge US President Donald Trump to resume global peace talks on Syria in Geneva. He said: "I thought it was staggeringly irresponsible he has refused to support RAF strikes against terrorists, he is now questioning the nuclear deterrent, and we have already started building the new Trident submarines - and he seems to be at odds with his own party there, that's ... Read More »

Hopping to it: 100 children scramble for eggs filled with candy, prizes

perth_map

Five years ago, the traditional Easter Egg Hunt was moved from Stanley-Deming Park to Veterans Memorial Park. The Midian Shrine Easter Egg Hunt is 10 a.m.to noon April 15 at Orchard Park Recreation Center. "I had fun!" said Sebastien Ignat, 5. The big event was the egg hunt, but there were other fun things to do like dying eggs the old fashion way, sack races and even getting the chance to meet the Easter Bunny and have a picture made with him. Read More »

EC puts off Anantnag byelection to May 25

perth_map

Election Commission of India. Shops, businesses, and educational institutions remain closed in Indian occupied Kashmir on a strike call given by the joint Hurriyat leadership to protest the killing of twelve civilians by the government prior to a weekend by-election, officials said. Read More »

Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

RIYADH: Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who arrived here Sunday on an official visit, held talks with King Salman on various aspects of bilateral cooperation and the latest regional developments. The United States and Saudi Arabia have a decades-old relationship based on the exchange of American security for Saudi oil. Salman fired Minister of Civil Service Khaled al-Araj, who will be investigated by a committee of the Royal Court. Read More »

Furious Afghans call for resignations after Taliban attack

perth_map

Shah Hussain Murtazawi, acting spokesman for Ghani, told Reuters the resignations were because of Friday's attack in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. "The terrorist attack is a stark reminder of the need to immediately dismantle the safe havens and sanctuaries that support and sustain terrorism in Afghanistan from outside its borders", the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement, without directly referring to Pakistan. Read More »

AIADMK merger: O. Panneerselvam wants proof of Sasikala, Dinakaran ouster

perth_map

Furthermore, the OPS camp has also demanded that Chief Minister E Palaniswamy recommend a CBI probe into the death of former CM Jayalalithaa, who passed away December a year ago. While the faction had earlier demanded a judicial probe into her death, Munusamy said that the state government should request the Centre to order a CBI inquiry into Jayalalithaa's hospitalisation and subsequent demise. Read More »

Macron, Le Pen set for French election run-off

perth_map

Sunday's outcome is a huge defeat for the two centre-right and centre-left groupings that have dominated French politics for 60 years, and also reduces the prospect of an anti-establishment shock on the scale of Britain's vote last June to quit the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as USA president. Read More »