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May 31 2017

Modi supports Merkel's European Union leadership as Trump scolds Germany

That Trump dares to contradict Merkel is somehow a thunderbolt in a Germany so accustomed to that no one disputes its policy. "That's what the President called for...

May 31 2017

Merkel says can develop India ties and keep up USA relationship

There are several problems with Trump's focus on the trade deficit with Germany. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel for joint...

May 31 2017

Greenblatt: Trump Eager to Start Negotiating Core Israel-PA Issues

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Wednesday he was uneasy over a massive US-Saudi arms deal announced at the weekend, saying it was part of a "crazy" ...

May 31 2017

Sonika Chauhan's death case: Actor Vikram Chatterjee charged with culpable homicide

The charge can get Vikram a maximum of ten years in prison. The police consequently filed a stricter complaint, based on the high speed that the actor had been riding i...

May 31 2017

Death toll in Sri Lanka mudslides, floods exceeds 200

Over 1,458 houses have been destroyed, 7,186 more have been partially damaged and 84,556 people are temporarily displaced in 382 safe locations, according to the governme...

May 31 2017

100 confirmed dead in Sri Lanka mudslides

The state-run disaster management center , while updating the death toll from an earlier figure of 91, said on Saturday that almost 100 people were still missing after t...

May 31 2017

Trump says he favors more money for health care

And some are starting to question the chances for Trump's pledge to overhaul the US tax code. He declined to do the same during several such talks on the just-concluded t...

May 31 2017

British Airways CEO says outsourcing not to blame for IT failure

British Airways canceled another 27 flights and had 117 more delayed on Monday. The airline earlier said that it does not have "a complete picture" of what caused the c...

May 31 2017

US-Middle East relations — NRT Focus

Rouhani says that Iranians are "waiting for this government to be civil " and that "hopefully, things will settle down.so we could pass more accurate judgments". The US ...

May 31 2017

There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

Services or benefits likely to be excluded from the EHBs in some states include maternity care, mental health and substance abuse benefits, rehabilitative and habilitativ...

May 31 2017

Conservatives U-turn over cap on social care costs

She said her manifesto pledge was subject to " fake claims made by Jeremy Corbyn ", who she accused of scaremongering . The cap, according to May is simply a clarifi...

May 31 2017

Buffaloes likely to be removed from 'no slaughter' list, says govt

However, a day after notifying the modifications, the ministry said that the animals for the goal of slaughtering could be procured directly from the farmers at their res...

May 31 2017

US will leave Paris climate deal

President Trump , coming off a G7 summit and meeting at the Vatican where he was pushed for the U.S.to stay in the Paris climate agreement, tweeted Saturday that he wil...

May 31 2017

Pentagon Shoots Down Mock Warhead Over the Pacific

The system has been tested 17 times since 1999, and has been successful nine times. Representatives of the G-7 nations - the United States , United Kingdom, Canada, Fr...

May 31 2017

May and Corbyn set out opposing EU stances

It does cost a lot to do it. "The point I'm trying to make is we're making it universal ... to make sure every child gets it and those who get free places will continue t...

May 31 2017

House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney

Representative Elijah Cummings, the senior Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said last week that Flynn may have lied in his application f...

May 31 2017

Macron, Putin hold 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine

Before the election, Putin had expressly backed Macron's opponent, Marine Le Pen , leader of the anti-immigrant National Front. The two leaders emerged from their fi...

May 31 2017

Donald Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

Putting a positive spin on it, French President Emmanuel Macron said he was sure Trump, who he praised as " pragmatist ", would back the deal having listened to his G...

May 31 2017

Trump defends Kushner, slams 'fake news' about Russian Federation ties

The FBI is now investigating links between Russian Federation and Trump's transition team, and Democrats say the Kushner reports implicate one of Trump's closest advise...

May 31 2017

Aid groups warn of chaos after Mosul civilians told to flee

Soldiers are storming the Shifa neighborhood and al Jamhouri Hospital. The move to clear the Old City marks a shift in approach. Iraqi forces backed by the worldwide ...