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  • India, France ink 14 pacts including on nuclear energy, security

    India, France ink 14 pacts including on nuclear energy, security

    The "Joint Strategic Vision of India-France Cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region" is similar to the agreement signed with the United States in January 2015, a message for China, as the two countries will work to "maintain the safety of global sea lanes for unimpeded commerce and communications in accordance with the worldwide law", in a region that is increasingly becoming an area of contestation with China, from Seychelles and Mauritius to Sri Lanka.

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  • Putin on alleged Russian interference in US elections

    Putin on alleged Russian interference in US elections

    Asked whether the Russian president could have "pardoned" opposition activist Alexei Navalny so he could be a competitor in the presidential election, Putin replied "I would like to cooperate with these people and ready for it". "The US imposed sanctions on us", he said. "We'll counteract whatever they do, we'll counteract it very strongly", Trump said. He said United States authorities should send Russia's general prosecutor an official request.

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  • United Kingdom to hold emergency meeting on Russian spy attack

    United Kingdom to hold emergency meeting on Russian spy attack

    Police also extended the cordon around the modest suburban home of Sergei Skripal in Salisbury , as Home Secretary Amber Rudd visited the city, calling the attack "outrageous". Many British media reports and some politicians have suggested a probable link to the Russian government. Officers were guarding the area where he and his daughter were found, along with a pizza restaurant and a pub they had visited.

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  • Britain and Saudi Arabia target 65 billion pound trade and investment ties

    Britain and Saudi Arabia target 65 billion pound trade and investment ties

    Not only is he young, ... "The relationship we have with Saudi Arabia is historic". Around 200 demonstrators also lined up outside Downing Street, where the crown prince visited May. On Thursday, the crown prince will attend a business conference in London before travelling to the prime minister's country residence, Chequers, in Buckinghamshire outside London, before returning to the capital.

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  • USA long way from talks with NK: Tillerson

    USA long way from talks with NK: Tillerson

    On Thursday, during his first trip to Africa, the U.S. diplomat told a news conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia , that African leaders need to carefully consider their agreements with China. Ethiopia is home to some of China's biggest investments in Africa, from a railway to Djibouti that opened past year to factories and industrial parks - as well as the African Union headquarters, which Tillerson visited on Thursday.

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  • Could your name join Nasa's mission to touch the sun?

    Could your name join Nasa's mission to touch the sun?

    Hence, through this car-sized Parker Solar Probe, Scientists want to explore the Sun and decode its mysteries. The spacecraft will get within 4 million miles of the sun's surface and will use a thick shield to protect its instruments from the 2,500 degree Fahrenheit heat.

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  • Statue vandalism: Congress blames BJP even as PM Modi promises 'stern action'

    Statue vandalism: Congress blames BJP even as PM Modi promises 'stern action'

    Ramasamy. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam on Thursday hit out at BJP leader H Raja for his comment against " Periyar " statues which triggered a row in Tamil Nadu. "One man is a BJP member and another a CPI worker, both drunk", the police reportedly said. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday condemned incidents of vandalism reported from some parts of the country and warned of stern action against those found guilty.

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  • Separatists called band in Kashmir against Shopian killings

    Separatists called band in Kashmir against Shopian killings

    Earlier, "Joint Resistance Leadership", an alliance of key separatist leaders had called for observing one day shutdown on Monday to mourn and protest the civilian killings in Shopian . While two bodies - one youth and one militant - were found near the site of shooting on Monday morning, four bodies - comprising three youths and a militant - were found on Sunday night itself.

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  • Toronto Cops: 7th Victim of Alleged Gay Village Serial Killer Found

    Toronto Cops: 7th Victim of Alleged Gay Village Serial Killer Found

    The 66-year-old self-employed landscaper is charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of six men who had disappeared from or had ties to Toronto's gay village. McArthur is charged in their deaths, as well as the presumed deaths of Selim Esen, 44, Majeed Kayhan, 58, and Dean Lisowick, either 43 or 44. "It's a bit of a misconception", he said.

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  • France, Britain request emergency United Nations meeting on Syria

    France, Britain request emergency United Nations meeting on Syria

    The U.N. investigators called on Russian Federation and the U.S.to probe their actions, which they claim violated worldwide law. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has confirmed that it was forced to interrupt the distribution of humanitarian aid on Monday to the population of Syria's eastern Ghouta due to government raids.

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  • Winter storm heading to Berks County

    The storm is expected to penetrate our area on Wednesday morning through Thursday morning with the heaviest pounding likely taking place around bedtime Wednesday night. Temperatures will hover in the low 40s through the remainder of the week. The heaviest snow will fall Thursday morning, battering the Interstate 95 corridor the hardest as the storm travels from west to east, they said.

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  • Germany's Merkel welcomes government deal with SPD

    Germany's Merkel welcomes government deal with SPD

    MEMBERS of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) have voted in favour of a coalition with Angela Merkel's Christian Democrat (CDU) conservatives. When the vote was counted on Sunday, 66.02-percent of the more than 450,000 SPD voting members approved the grand coalition, leaving only 33.98-percent opposed.

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  • CMU shooting: Shooting suspect in custody after 15-hour manhunt, university says

    CMU shooting: Shooting suspect in custody after 15-hour manhunt, university says

    Davis had been admitted to McLaren Central Michigan hospital Thursday night for what is believed to be a drug-related incident, according to CMU police. The shooting took place on the fourth floor of the dorm at 8:30 a.m. EST. In a neighborhood near campus, Kelcey and David Allen peered anxiously from their front porch as police in SWAT gear searched for the shooting suspect Friday afternoon.

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  • 'House Of Cards' Final Season Trailer Debuts During Oscars

    'House Of Cards' Final Season Trailer Debuts During Oscars

    It's been just over four months since Netflix took steps to distance itself from House of Cards star and executive producer Kevin Spacey following allegations of sexual misconduct . House of Cards originally premiered in 2013 and the show has remained popular throughout the years. · MRC - also behind the hit Netflix series Ozark - is the studio producing House of Cards , the first original series produced for Netflix .

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  • Matches to Make After UFC 222

    Matches to Make After UFC 222

    It was Orteg a's highest profile fight and a chance at another title fight for Edgar. Ortega picked up on this and started putting pressure on Edgar coming forward even more. Do you think that this fight will be ready in time for International Fight Week? "The fact we now have a title fight with him against Holloway, you know, Holloway looked incredible against Jose Aldo in his last fight and I'm excited about this", White said.

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  • Increased the number of people killed in the attack, in Burkina Faso

    Increased the number of people killed in the attack, in Burkina Faso

    Eight attackers were also killed in Friday's bloody assault. He said it was not clear how many militants staged the assaults in both locations and others may be on the run. Burkina Faso is one of five countries in the Sahel contributing to the so-called G5 force in the region battling extremists. Othaimeen also reiterated the organization's firm rejection of all forms of terrorism and extremism, and he expressed the OIC's solidarity with the government of Burkina Faso in its efforts to ...

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  • KCR pips Chandrababu on third front

    KCR pips Chandrababu on third front

    However, according to BJP sources, the party is highly confident after its sweeping win in Tripura and establishing itself as a dominant party in the northeastern belt. People are vexed now. In the remaining 288 seats in 15 states, the fight is among regional parties with national parties being in the fray as well. "Even after 70 years of our independence, farmers continue to commit suicide", he said while blaming the faulty policies pursued by the two parties.

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