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Saudi king names son as heir to throne, replacing nephew


And, it claims, "a prominent" - though unnamed - "Yemeni analyst said earlier this month that the USA has been paid several trillion dollars by Saudi Arabia to protect its crown, adding that Riyadh has recently bribed Washington's support for the Yemen war with $200bln". Read More »

Gatland hopes players stake claims in Hurricanes clash


Both Gatland and Hansen have the chance to meet with the referee for the second Test , Frenchman Jerome Garces, on Friday ahead of the second Test at Westpac Stadium in Wellington , but Hansen does not expect these accusations to be brought up. Read More »

Trump meets Modi: Trade, visas and climate could make for tough talking


One US official said both have a "lot in common" and noted Mr Modi would be the first foreign dignitary to have a working dinner at the White House under the new administration. The CEOs were quite impressed and praised the PM for the initiatives he has taken so far in his reign, including " Make in India ", " Digital India", "Start Up India", as well as the demonetization and digitization of the economy. Read More »

Kogas to start imports of United States shale in July


Dalius Misiūnas . The South Korean government announced in January this year that it will work to reduce the current account surplus with the increasing imports of shale gas and other raw materials. KOGAS imports LNG from around the world and supplies it to power generation plants, gas-utility companies and city gas companies throughout the country. Read More »

Must-Have Attributes Of A GST Application Service Provider


On the anti-profiteering clause in GST, Adhia said the measure will be used as a last resort and will not apply on retailers. Taking insurance for the protection of financial loss will be costly from July 1 and GST council has chose to impose 18 per cent tax on insurance. Read More »

Indian High Commission celebrates Yoga Day in Dhaka


While speaking about importance and benefits that Yoga can have, Prime Minister said, "Many countries which do not know our language, tradition, or culture, are now connecting to India through Yoga". "We may not master yoga or become teachers but we should not stop from performing yoga ( asanas )", Modi said. In United Arab Emirates, UAE, more than 15,000 people participated in the Yoga Day celebrations. Read More »

Hurricane Dora forms in the Pacific off Mexico's coast


The low may continue to strengthen into a tropical storm, acquiring the name Dora. Dora originally formed as Tropical Depression Four-E on Saturday night before being elevated to tropical storm status early Sunday. Dora was slowing and was likely to see some strengthening on Monday before weakening on Tuesday, the NHC said. Dora is the first hurricane of either the 2017 Pacific or Atlantic hurricane seasons. Read More »

Scores missing in massive China landslide; 10 bodies found


Dozens of homes were buried when the landslide hit Xinmo village in Mao County, Aba Prefecture Saturday morning that experts said was caused by torrential rain and possible geological damage from a 2008 natural disaster. Xu Qiang, another disaster expert at the Ministry of Land and Resources, said that the local government had chosen not to relocate villagers after the 2008 Wenchuan quake. Read More »

UK Conservatives, N Ireland party strike deal


Mrs Foster told Sky News that "we will be able to finalise the agreement between ourselves and the Conservative Party". "I think that this agreement will bring the prospects of doing a deal at Stormont closer because this will have a positive impact in relation to Northern Ireland", she said. Read More »

U.S. says Qatar has started reviewing demands from neighbours

Continuing, Tillerson added that; "We believe our allies and partners are stronger when they are working together towards one goal which we all agree is stopping terrorism and countering extremism". Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has voiced support for Qatar in its confrontation with the four states. Turkey has been a powerful and outspoken regional ally of Qatar after the Arab countries cut diplomatic ties. Read More »

Brexit talks: Citizens' rights and exit bill ahead of trade

She added: "We want to conduct these negotiations in such a way that they take place in a good spirit, and we know that we want to continue working afterward with Britain". Citizens rights is one of three "baskets" to be dealt with in the first phase of the negotiations which began on Monday. May has repeatedly insisted she is not willing to guarantee their future without a reciprocal pledge about the future of British citizens living in other European Union countries. Read More »

Spain fights forest fire in famed nature reserve; 1000 flee


A forest fire in southern Spain is threatening a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its biodiversity and endangered species. An ongoing heatwave, with daily temperatures reaching 39 degrees Celsius (102 degrees Fahrenheit), combined with shifting winds of up to 60 kph (37 mph) has exacerbated the wildfire threat across the Iberian peninsula. Read More »

Trudeau to march in Toronto Pride Parade for a second time


Before marching with his family, the Prime Minister opened up about the importance of the parade. Not exactly a stand-offish politician, he was eager to meet others at the parade, including an adorable little Wonder Woman. Pride Toronto eventually adopted the demands, while Toronto police independently said uniformed officers would not be allowed to participate in this year's parade. Read More »

Dennis Rodman Says We're All Misunderstanding Kim Jong

Strahan pushed back, saying Warmer was in ideal health before heading to North Korea but Rodman pivoted, repeating that he didn't know he was "sick" multiple times. "When I was organizing the trip and I (met) with the delegates here, I addressed Otto Warmbier and I said to them we would need some type of good faith if we're ever going to do some type of future sports relations". Read More »

Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End

Calling for an end to violence in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh also issued a special message of peace and brotherhood on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has advised Muslims to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which are love, peace and justice, to their daily living and through this, contribute to the development of the nation. Read More »

Trump under investigation over alleged obstruction of justice


Accusations of possible obstruction by Trump were first raised last month when the president abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey while that agency was investigating the possibility of ties between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign, according to The Associated Press . Read More »

8 killed, 350 houses submerged as floods ravage Mizoram


The Assam State Disaster Management Authority or ASDMA has issued flood alerts in at least five districts - Lakhimpur, Sonitpur, Darrang Dhemaji and Karimganj. The capital Guwahati also suffered extensive submergence due to water logging. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal , who took stock of the situation yesterday, directed authorities to take prompt action. Read More »

UK PM Theresa May nears deal to prop up government

As part of the deal, signed by Gavin Williamson for the Conservatives and Sir Jeffrey Donaldson for the DUP, there will be no downgrade to the pensions triple lock and the winter fuel payments will remain. "It will be totally transparent and once we conclude the deal that will happen". Northern Ireland's political parties are still locked in negotiations to form a semi-autonomous power-sharing executive for the province, almost four months after local elections there. Read More »

Russia says extremists planned deadly bombing using encrypted chat app


Russian Federation is poised to block the highly encrypted Telegram messaging system, claiming it was used by terrorists behind the St Petersburg metro attack in April in which 15 people died. Alexander Zharov, head of the communications regulator, told state-backed NTV on Sunday that Telegram had just days to comply and accused Durov of being an anarchist with no interest in respecting the law."As far as I know, Mr Durov's unwillingness to hand over the keys to the information to the ... Read More »

Muslims celebrate Eid festival as Ramadan ends


One of the most important days for Muslims, this is the "festival of breaking the fast". Most of the Muslim world kicked off celebrations that day, but because the holiday is set by Islam's lunar calendar and depends on the sighting of the new moon, some countries celebrate it a day later. Read More »

I'm here as long as you want me, Theresa May apologises


Mrs May was attempting to thrash out a pact with Mrs Foster at a meeting in Downing Street to prevent the collapse of her administration. Mrs May has emerged from a key party committee meeting with backing to continue as PM - largely because there is no obvious successor and no appetite for fresh elections under her or anybody else. Read More »

Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US urges sides to talk

Saudi Arabia told Qatar on Friday it had 10 days to comply with the list of demands, which included the removal of Turkish troops, scaling down its relationship with Iran and the shutting down of media network al-Jazeera. Tillerson also urged all sides to " lower " their rhetoric to ease tensions, and said that the USA would stay in " close contact " with all parties and support Kuwait in its mediation efforts. Read More »

HYD Hotel's Act to a Woman Makes Buzz on the Internet


It has worked as the post has over a thousand shares at the time of publication of this article. Soon a Goibibo representative called her and arranged her stay in a different hotel and assured her that Goiboibo filters would be set right soon. Read More »

North Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team

Bach arrives in South Korea on Friday to attend the closing ceremony of the biannual Taekwondo championships. After the launch at a military test site on the southwest coast, Moon said it was important for South Korea to maintain military capability that could "dominate" North Korea in order to maintain peace on the peninsula and for future engagement policies with the North to be effective, his spokesman Park Soo-hyun said. Read More »

Democrat: Obama should have acted on hacking


Adam Schiff, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, told CNN that Obama's inaction in the case of Russia's alleged interference in the USA elections was a "very serious mistake". Obama did announce in December a series of sanctions against Russian Federation for its attempts to influence the November election, including the expulsion from the USA of 35 suspected intelligence operatives. Read More »

Australia suspends air operations over Syria


The incident occurred in the same vicinity as previous conflicts with pro-regime forces, near the combat outpost in At-Tanf, where a contingent of US and coalition advisers are supporting a force to fight the Islamic State , also known as ISIS. Read More »

Prison authorities: No taxpayers' money used for prison strippers


He said the June 16 entertainment that caused the uproar was not approved. "We can never tolerate what we have seen on the social media since Saturday", Mr Smalberger, the acting national correctional services commissioner, said. "Therefore, there was a clear breach of the security plan that was provided for the event as well as other relevant policies and procedures". "The type of conduct is unacceptable, particularly in a correctional facility". Read More »

Philando Castile verdict draws hundreds to rally in Washington Park


Following Friday's verdict, demonstrators closed down Interstate 94 in St. Paul. A Minnesota police officer was found not guilty on Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile . The aftermath of the shooting caused a national furor when it was live-streamed on Facebook by Castile's girlfriend, who was a passenger in the vehicle. Read More »

Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

The case centers on the president's move to block new visas for travelers from six majority-Muslim countries for 90 days, and to suspend the US refugee program for 120 days. The court said that the error did not appear to affect the outcome of the case, even though it violated the U.S. Constitution's Sixth Amendment right to a public trial. Read More »