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26 paramilitary personnel killed in central India

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How can we fire on villagers was the point in their mind still the soldiers opened fire and killed many Maoists, the fearless trooper said. "We are not ashamed to accept that we failed", a Maoist leader told Faking News, "We are not going to look for excuses like those who recklessly condemned and killed our friend". Read More »

Rangers fans know exactly who to blame for bad performance vs Celtic

Let's hope Caixinha actually learns from this for next week though, rather than just saying he will. He said: "Helder came to me at the end of the warm-up and told me, 'Please, in your speech before the match, don't be that strong". "I think I am going to be a guy who will enjoy the game and seeing if things are going to go the way we have worked with them along the week". And you can only perform when you stay concentrated and stay calm. Read More »

Trump Takes Friendlier Stance On EU As Italy's PM Visits

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Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni made the remark in Trudeau's Parliament Hill office today, one day after he was praised by President Donald Trump during a visit to Washington . European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker even responded with a joke he was ready to encourage U.S. independence movements if Trump failed to tone down his Brexit support. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen in final duel

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In a solemn address to voters, Mr Hollande warned of the "risk for our country" of a far-right victory and said he himself would vote for Mr Macron, who served as his economy minister for two years. Mr Macron's defeated rival in Sunday's election François Fillon has already endorsed him. However, Mr McGuire cautioned that, after the UK Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump in the U.S., no one should take anything for granted ahead of the second round on 7 May. Read More »

Syria has retained up to 3 tons of chemical weapons

Jean-Marc Ayrault, France's foreign minister, told French TV: "We will provide proof that the regime did indeed organise these strikes with chemical weapons". "Yesterday, our joint proposal that OPCW experts visit the sites of the suspected chemical weapon use incident in Syria was blocked by western delegations without coherent explanations". Read More »

Trump stresses importance of remembering Holocaust lessons

A public reading of names also took place in Israel's parliament, where Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other leaders recited names of relatives who were killed. U.S. President Donald Trump said anti-Semitism should be defeated and called the Holocaust the "darkest chapter of human history" in a video address on Sunday, following two missteps by his administration regarding statements about genocide during World War Two. Read More »

Just 2% of Trump voters say they regret voting for him

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NBC pointed out that at similar points in their presidencies, President Barack Obama had a 61% approval rating, while President George W. Bush had a 56% approval rating and President Bill Clinton's was at 52%. Sixty-two percent of Americans support the administration's recent military action in Syria; with 88 percent of Republicans and 43 percent of Democrats when looking at the support by party. Read More »

US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming Taliban

Army Gen. John Nicholson, the top American commander in Afghanistan, told a Senate panel previous year that the Russians had increased support for Taliban in the Afghan region in an effort to undermine USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation efforts. Read More »

France's mainstream politicians unite to back Macron over Le Pen

The euro and European stocks rose Monday, buoyed by polls suggesting Mr Macron would beat Ms Le Pen by more than 20 percentage points in the second round. It attacked presidential Macron as a "candidate of oligarchs" and banking lobbies, who parties with show-business celebrities, as it sought to portray Le Pen as more in touch with the French people. Read More »

Australia first: Country overhauls visa program for skilled workers

PETER Dutton has signalled the Turnbull government is looking at a further crackdown on immigration, while defending the decision to scrap 457 visas for foreign workers. On Thursday, Turnbull said basic English would no longer be sufficient to become an Australian citizen under the new test. And any cheating will result in an automatic failure. Read More »

Top Afghan Defense Officials Resign After Attack Kills More Than 100 Troops

Afghan Defense Minister Abdullah Habibi, right, and Army Chief of Staff Qadam Shah Shahim at a press conference in Kabul on Monday. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who appeared with Nicholson at Resolute Support headquarters, said the USA would have to "confront Russia" over "denying the sovereignty of other countries", including Afghanistan . Read More »

Britain's Labour to guarantee European Union citizens' rights if wins election

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But not all of the 20 MPs on the list voted to leave the European Union in June's referendum. "Where Theresa May wants to shut down scrutiny and challenge, Labour will welcome it". "We have a clear plan for the Brexit negotiations, and every vote for Theresa May will strengthen her hand in those negotiations to get a good deal for the United Kingdom". Read More »

EU's Mogherini, on Moscow visit, says bloc's Russia sanctions to stay

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Russias state-led news agency, Tass, reports that on April 19, Russia's Lavrov will hold talks with “Abkhazia's President Raul Khadzhimba, Parliament Speaker Valery Kvarchiya and his counterpart, the republic's top envoy, Daur Kove.” Russias Foreign Ministry said that Lavrov will also attend the ceremony of the of opening a new Russian embassy compound. Read More »

Korea conducts large-scale firing drill near east coast

Seoul's Defense Ministry has said the North appears ready to conduct such "strategic provocations" at any time. "We agreed to warn North Korea to stop any additional strategic provocation and take intolerably strong punitive measures against Pyongyang if it goes ahead with such provocations", Kim Hong-kyun told reporters following his meeting with Joseph Yun of the USA and Japan's Kenji Kanasugi. Read More »

Ousted S. Korean President indicted for corruption

Park is accused of taking bribes worth about 29.8 billion won in exchange for supporting Lee's succession, according to the prosecutors' statement. Park is also accused of offering policy favors to top businessmen who enriched Choi, including Samsung heir Lee Jae Yong , who was arrested earlier and is also on trial for bribery. Read More »

Donald Trump calls to congratulate record-setting astronaut

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Until now, the record-holder, when talking about the U.S. astronauts, was Jeff Williams with 534 days, 2 hours and 48 minutes of cumulative time in space. In the talk between the White House and the International Space Station Trump asked Whitson when she thought NASA would be able to get humans to Mars. Read More »

Italian PM, Emmanuel Macron set to join hands for Europe's development

France's far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen says she is temporarily stepping down as head of her National Front party. Goodwin said while European leaders might breath a sigh of relief, they should heed the fact that anti-Europe sentiment is clearly on the rise, with far-left anti-Europe candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon also gaining 19.6 per cent of the vote. Read More »

China left as observer as tensions rise on Korean Peninsula

Russian Federation wanted to include language contained in a previous resolution stressing the need to achieve a solution through dialogue, council diplomats said. Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Dongguk University, said that the way USA officials describe "maximum pressure and engagement" suggests that the Trump administration wants to ease Chinese fears about a collapse in North Korea, something that prevented Beijing from aggressively pressuring the North in the past. Read More »

West Ham and Everton in dour goalless draw

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And they produced the better chances but it proved to be a frustrating afternoon for Bilic and his side. "It can happen. It was a slow start". Premier League top marker Romelu Lukaku was decreased to a traveler and was kept quiet by the Hammers' exceptional three-man defence, his only effort originating from a blocked shot. Read More »

At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs "eating French"

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If this support reflects in the popular will, Mr. Macron will repeat history. Ms Le Pen entered politics in the shadow of her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, who founded the Front National in 1972. In 2015, his daughter pushed him out of the party because he had refused to desist from anti-Semitic provocations that were undermining both her bid to become French president and her big to make the National Front an acceptable political alternative. Read More »

Britain's Labour to guarantee EU citizens' rights if wins election

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Guaranteeing EU citizens' rights would be "warmly welcomed" across the EU as an indication of the sort of future relationship Britain wanted. That has caused many to suggest she is using millions of European Union citizens in Britain - some who have lived in the country for years - as bargaining chips in talks set to test even the most experienced negotiators with their complexity. Read More »

North Korea Day of Sun' Brings Missile Display but No Nukes

The parade, the annual highlight of North Korea's most important holiday, came amid growing global worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, such as its first flight test of an ICBM capable of reaching US shores. Read More »

U.S. and Russian Federation struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

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Then-candidate Donald Trump repeatedly praised Vladimir Putin during the campaign, and he suggested a rapprochement with Russian Federation was both desirable and possible. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson met with Vladimir Putin in Russian Federation. While Tillerson is in Moscow , he's also meeting with Putin. The White House on Tuesday accused Russian Federation and Syria of carrying out a confusion campaign over who was responsible for the chemical attack. Read More »

Iran votes to allow live broadcast of presidential debates

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Widespread protests broke out and continued for months after the disputed election of Ahmadinejad in 2009, and led to dozens of deaths and hundreds of arrests. Ahmadinejad's populist approach and humble roots mean that he remains a popular figure among poorer sections of society. Campaigning began on Friday with Motafa Mirsalim, a conservative, criticising president Hassan Rouhani's attempts to build bridges with the west. Read More »

Israel Isolates Hunger Striking Detainees

Marking Palestinian Prisoners' Day , the organisation said that Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails "suffer violations classified as war crimes that need an International Criminal Court ruling". Israeli officials have dealt with hunger strikes on the part of Palestinian protestors before, however, they are clearly rattled by the scale of this one, which comes as the global community recognizes the 50 anniversary of the Israeli occupation. Read More »

UC Berkeley ReInvites Ann Coulter, But There's a Catch

They wrote: "UC-Berkeley, a publicly-funded university, first imposed a series of ridiculous requirements on the speech allegedly in the name of 'safety.' Coulter, we were informed, would be required to deliver her speech in the afternoon; only students would be allowed to attend; and the speech location would not be announced until close to the event". Read More »

State of emergency in Egypt after ISIL church bombings kill 44

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Egypt's president has declared a three-month state of emergency following two Islamic State (ISIS) bombings on Coptic Christian churches that killed at least 44 people. The Cabinet's approval came after President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in a brief television appearance last night announced the state of emergency for three months. Read More »

N.Korean media issue threat to 'wipe out' US

In Washington, the Trump administration invited the entire 100-member Senate for a briefing Wednesday on the escalating crisis. "The North Korean nuclear and missile problem is an extremely serious security threat to not only the global community but also our country". Read More »

Government funding, health care top agenda as Congress returns

Democrats need funds for health insurers to make the Affordable Care Act work. But the CR runs out on Friday, giving Congress a hard deadline to pass a comprehensive funding bill to finish the current fiscal year. He said Mexico would pay "in some form". But in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday, Trump stopped short of demanding that money for the project be included in the must-pass spending bill. Read More »

US Reportedly Considering Banning Laptops From Flights Out Of Europe

The Guardian report it was not immediately clear why United States authorities could extend the ban on large electronic devices such as tablets and laptops to flights from European airports. The US Department of Homeland Security said: 'We will continue to evaluate the threat environment and make determinations based on that assessment but we have not made any decisions on expanding the current restrictions against large electronic devices in aircraft cabins from selected airports '. Read More »

Obama makes no mention of Trump in first major post-presidential appearance

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Obama was speaking to students at the University of Chicago , where he used to be a lecturer, after a three-month time-off. "But it did change me". "They failed [to repeal], and they're about to fail again", Chamberlain said. He did not once mention Trump's name. The former president's event, dubbed a "Conversation on Civic Engagement", was held at the university's Logan Center for the Arts. Read More »