• Rakhine Commission: Myanmar Must End Restrictions on Rohingya
Rakhine Commission: Myanmar Must End Restrictions on Rohingya

Annan. It also recommended reviewing the citizenship law, which now does not recognise Rohingya as Myanmar citizens. "We really hope that the government will implement our recommendations", he told a news conference in Yangon. However Mr Annan said he had spoken to the government about the report and had received an assurance from Aung San Suu ...

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  • United Kingdom sees drop in visa requests from India
United Kingdom sees drop in visa requests from India

Far more foreign students leave the country when their visas expire than was previously believed, figures being released today are expected to show. A report published on Thursday using other government data including Home Office exit checks, found 77% emigrated long-term after their studies, 15% returned on a short-term visit visa but then depar...

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  • Trump, McConnell 'remain united': White House
Trump, McConnell 'remain united': White House

For his part, McConnell is angry over Trump's threats to Senate Republicans who refuse to give him their complete backing and his criticism of Senate rules. Ryan confirmed that tying the two bills together was "an option" that they were considering. In a phone call on August 9, Trump blamed McConnell for the Senate's troubled efforts to repea...

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  • Tense Moments Follow Trump Rally
Tense Moments Follow Trump Rally

Re-reading his statements following the clashes he railed at reporters at a rally in Phoenix , Arizona for misrepresenting his remarks - but omitted the equivocation that had sparked the backlash in the first place. "(...) I must be honest (...) Personally, I don't think we can make a deal because we have been so badly taken advantage of",...

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  • White House: Trump 'Committed' to Building Wall
White House: Trump 'Committed' to Building Wall

The press briefing happened less than 48 hours after Trump went on a 20-minute rant where he expressed sympathy for the treasonous, pro-slavery confederacy. "They have. They have", another reporter shouted. She had not held a televised briefing since Corker's comments a week ago or Clapper's statements after the Tuesday rally.

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  • China brands USA 'irresponsible' over trade investigation
China brands USA 'irresponsible' over trade investigation

But China's policy of forcing foreign companies to turn over technology to Chinese joint venture partners and failure to crack down on intellectual property theft have been long-standing problems for several United States administrations. Finally, it's noteworthy that the timing of the investigation could place the release of its findings perilousl...

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  • CNN's Don Lemon gave a scathing rebuke of Trump's Phoenix speech
CNN's Don Lemon gave a scathing rebuke of Trump's Phoenix speech

Trump quickly transitioned, however, into an attack on the media - he pointed to the media pen and called reporters "dishonest" and "bad" people - and he pulled from his pocket transcripts of his remarks at various stages following the deadly attack.

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  • No hurricane worries in for oil. Crude takes another leg lower
No hurricane worries in for oil. Crude takes another leg lower

Energy Information Administration, which reported Wednesday that domestic crude stockpiles were reduced by 3. 3 million barrels over the last week, in line with analysts' estimates. "Operators in the area are already closing down platforms and evacuating workers as a precaution". Oil markets were happy to hear that summer isn't over just yet, ...

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  • Guy Martin joins Williams F1 for Belgian GP
Guy Martin joins Williams F1 for Belgian GP

I feel ready to get back in the vehicle", Massa said. Martin joins the team which now holds the record for the fastest pit stop of the 2017 season so far of 2.02-seconds which was set during the British Grand Prix. McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne is the only Belgian driver on the current grid. But the track at Spa - nestled in the dense forest of ...

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  • NY joins states on stricter greenhouse gas limits
NY joins states on stricter greenhouse gas limits

Besides New York, the pact includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. RGGI has reduced carbon dioxide emissions in the state while simultaneously funding clean energy and energy efficiency programs, according to the climate coalition.

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  • Akshara Haasan to make her Tamil Debut
Akshara Haasan to make her Tamil Debut

It is thrid collbaortion of Director Siva and Ajith who earlier together for Veeram and Vedalam films. The film's screen count in Karnataka - 200, Telangana + Hyderabad - 450, US - 160 and Malaysia - 700. Vivek Oberoi in his much-publicised role as the antagonist gets a lot of screen presence and comes across as a worthy adversary to Aj...

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  • Trump Administration Unveils Sanctions To Curb North Korea's Weapons Program
Trump Administration Unveils Sanctions To Curb North Korea's Weapons Program

The sanctions are part of a broader USA effort to disrupt the flow of cash financing North Korean weapon's programs and target companies that have dealt in natural resources such as coal and minerals or engaged in financial transactions for North Korean interests.

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  • Donald Trump Dividing Americans, Posing Greater Threat To Country
Donald Trump Dividing Americans, Posing Greater Threat To Country

Incredibly, only 3 percent think Trump's behavior has acted to "discourage" white supremacy groups. When it comes to Trump voters, though, 45 percent said Jefferson Davis, with 35 percent saying they weren't sure and a mere 20 percent saying Barack Obama.

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  • DOJ and DreamHost Headed to Court Over Data from Anti-Trump Website
DOJ and DreamHost Headed to Court Over Data from Anti-Trump Website

In a Tuesday filing, the DoJ clarified that it didn't realize DreamHost collected so much visitor data and that it is exclusively focused on finding those who planned and took part in a January 20 "premeditated riot" to protest Donald Trump's inauguration.

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  • Sea search suspended for sailors from USS McCain
Sea search suspended for sailors from USS McCain

A pre-dawn collision between a guided-missile destroyer and a merchant vessel east of Singapore and Malaysia on Monday was the fourth major incident in the US Pacific Fleet this year. "Additionally, the Malaysian Navy has reported that they have found potential remains", Scott stated, adding that Malaysia is yet to provide further details.

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  • Here's how a Chinese accountant send nuclear weapon components to North Korea
Here's how a Chinese accountant send nuclear weapon components to North Korea

An FBI investigation into the company found that Dandong Chengtai is one of the largest importers of North Korean coal in China. And Kim usually put to use 95 percent of foreign currency earned from the coal trade into various military and weapons program.

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  • Disgruntled Employee Shoots 1, Holding Hostages in Downtown Charleston
Disgruntled Employee Shoots 1, Holding Hostages in Downtown Charleston

Police say the shooting happened at Virginia's on King Street during lunchtime. Police placed streets around the restaurant on lockdown and evacuated a nearby CVS . Police say around 12:17 p.m., the suspect shot an employee, and that victim was taken to the hospital. Charleston Police sent SWAT teams and a bomb disposal unit to the area.

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  • 'Lying to Congress': Trump lashes out at former spymaster over CNN comments
'Lying to Congress': Trump lashes out at former spymaster over CNN comments

I think Trump, you know, because he doesn't have obligations, he doesn't owe anything to anybody, if he's - I think if he cares about history and he understands that history is his principal audience, that he could be an extraordinary president.

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  • Rock Concert In The Netherlands Cancelled Last Night Due To Terror Threat
Rock Concert In The Netherlands Cancelled Last Night Due To Terror Threat

In a statement, officials said that a search of the man's home "uncovered no link with the terror threat ... at the Maassilo ". But Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb told reporters that the information from Spain had led directly to the suspect's arrest.

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  • Ronaldo beats Messi, Buffon to win UEFA Best Player in Europe award
Ronaldo beats Messi, Buffon to win UEFA Best Player in Europe award

Three Real Madrid stars and one Juventus star won the awards for the best players of last season's UEFA Champions League . Barcelona's Messi scored 54 goals for his club, but they had only the Spanish Super Cup and the Copa del Rey to show for their efforts.

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