• Shivraj Singh Chouhan begins fast to 'restore peace' in Madhya Pradesh
Shivraj Singh Chouhan begins fast to 'restore peace' in Madhya Pradesh

Chouhan had added that the government had extended Rs 4,800 crore as relief amount to farmers when their soyabean crop was destroyed a year ago. He also announced that the agricultural land would be acquired only after the consent of the farmer.

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  • European Union hopes Brexit talks can stick to timeline
European Union hopes Brexit talks can stick to timeline

We want to do this quickly, respecting the calendar. British politicians differ widely on what they want from the Brexit negotiating process, seeing it as a way to shift Britain either to the right or left. Other EU leaders have expressed concerns the failure to win a majority may make negotiations even more hard. "Do your best to avoid a "no dea...

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  • Philippines: Duterte thankful for United States force's assistance in Marawi conflict
Philippines: Duterte thankful for United States force's assistance in Marawi conflict

Mr Abella said: "The fight against terrorism, however, is not only the concern of the Philippines or the United States but it is a concern of many nations around the world". Thousands of Philippine soldiers, advised by US Special Forces, are locked in fierce combat with hundreds of insurgents who overran Marawi city on May 23, flying black flags ...

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  • Deal to keep Tories in power not done yet
Deal to keep Tories in power not done yet

May put on a fearless face after Thursday's vote, expressing sorrow for the MPs who lost their seats but refusing to acknowledge how her election gamble backfired. DUP leader Arlene Foster told Sky News she would meet May at Downing Street on Tuesday. That means it will support a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament witho...

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  • Toll from last week's Afghan bombing passes 150
Toll from last week's Afghan bombing passes 150

One of my cousins, who lives in the United States, once asked me if anything good ever happens in Pakistan. "It is time to get serious. because our region is under threat", Ghani said. The statement came hours after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accused Pakistan of waging an "undeclared war of aggression" against his country. Twenty people died i...

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  • Irving sinks big shots for Cavs when need greatest
Irving sinks big shots for Cavs when need greatest

Now that they've found a rhythm, the series taken on an entirely different complexion. If Curry gets going, everybody gets going, and defences tend to sit back on their heels. Even Tristan Thompson popped up with easily his most impactful game of the series, which has to be promising news for the Cavs. "If we don't protect the 3-point line an...

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  • US President Trump invited to testify about his interactions with Comey
US President Trump invited to testify about his interactions with Comey

Comey stop investigating anyone, including suggestions that Mr. Comey 'let Flynn go'". "If there are tapes, please - and the presidency quibbled on this - bring those tapes forward". There's no, 'Hey, I'm hoping.' You and I are friends: 'Hey, I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job.' That's what he told Comey . Though Trump has lambaste...

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  • Autopsy of brother of man who killed Brooklyn boy inconclusive
Autopsy of brother of man who killed Brooklyn boy inconclusive

Aron reportedly received threatening phone calls both last month and in December, the New York Daily News reports . He was wearing five shirts at the time , including a hoodie that covered the back of his head, police sources said. The rest of his body was wrapped in a trash bag and stuffed into a red suitcase, which was left in an auto fix s...

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  • Police make new arrest in London Bridge attack probe
Police make new arrest in London Bridge attack probe

Dean Haydon , the police commander leading the London attack investigation, said: "I have not seen this tactic in the United Kingdom before, where terrorists create maximum fear by strapping fake explosives to themselves". "The terrorists were coming in and I saw that they looked like they had suicide vests on", he said. Haydon said since l...

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  • Philippines' Duterte says he didn't seek US support in city siege
Philippines' Duterte says he didn't seek US support in city siege

She was allegedly on a mission to procure firearms as they prepare to escape the fighting. A Philippines military spokesman confirmed Saturday that the USA is providing technical support and intelligence. Philippine troops have been fighting the Maute group, which claims allegiance to Islamic State, in Marawi for more than two weeks. At least ...

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  • 'Dear Evan Hansen', Bette Midler, 'Oslo' win big at Broadway's Tony Awards
'Dear Evan Hansen', Bette Midler, 'Oslo' win big at Broadway's Tony Awards

Dear Evan Hansen was named best musical at the NY ceremony. As Zaks laughs his way through an interview, it is clear how much the 70-year-old actor-turned-director relishes his turn at the helm. Field, who was nominated for best actress in a play for her role in "Glass Menagerie", has been outspoken about President Trump since his inauguration, ...

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  • British Prime Minister Theresa May's Top Aides Quit Following Election Result
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Top Aides Quit Following Election Result

The slogan was repeated by senior Tories during the early days of the General Election campaign , with the Prime Minister frequently using the phrase to describe her leadership. May yesterday lost her two closest aides as she struggled to reassert her leadership after a crushing election setback. The spokesman indicated this would not be a forma...

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  • Russia says Kazakhstan committed to oil output deal: agencies
Russia says Kazakhstan committed to oil output deal: agencies

Futures added 1.4% in NY after sliding 3.8% last week. "Time will correct for this statistical glitch that we saw last week", he said, adding that the results of last month's agreements to extend a global production cut would "materialise over weeks and months".

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  • United Kingdom election outcome to delay Brexit negotiations
United Kingdom election outcome to delay Brexit negotiations

Others around the world have commented on what the election will mean for Brexit , drawing parallels to governments elsewhere and - of course - Donald Trump made an appearance too . The Conservatives are trying to seal a deal with Northern Ireland's DUP , following last week's poor election showing. This is more than the total of Labour, Lib D...

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  • UK: May set to form govt amid opposition to DUP deal
UK: May set to form govt amid opposition to DUP deal

The finishing line is 326. What is a hung Parliament? However, even though the British people expected that the results of the general election would provide a level of certainty the country needed, especially after the Brexit referendum, the Manchester bombing, and the London Bridge terror attack, all of which shockingly generated an a...

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  • Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government - May
Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government - May

To form a functioning government, the Prime Minister is expected to rely on the support of the Democratic Unionist Party , an ideologically similar right-wing faction from Northern Ireland, which secured 10 of the 18 parliamentary seats representing that region in the British Parliament.

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  • Brokenshire not keen on Stormont mediator move amid DUP deal criticism
Brokenshire not keen on Stormont mediator move amid DUP deal criticism

The Minister for Social Protection, who is to be elected Taoiseach on Wednesday, said he would emphasise this point when he had an opportunity to speak to Theresa May . However, a major question mark now hangs over the talks as a result of developments at Westminster. Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny has warned the leader of the British Cons...

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  • Air quality alert issued — Sunday sizzler
Air quality alert issued — Sunday sizzler

Code Orange is a designation that says air may be unhealthy for sensitive groups of people. "Think of the AQI as a yardstick that runs from 0 to 500". Ozone emissions come from industrial facilities and electric utilities, motor vehicle exhaust, gasoline vapors, and chemical solvents, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

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  • Theresa May fighting to hang on after gamble fails
Theresa May fighting to hang on after gamble fails

British media have reported that moves were afoot within May's party to dislodge her after her election gamble - aimed at increasing her party's majority in parliament ahead of Brexit talks - backfired. A very personalized, nearly presidential style of campaigning has contributed to the Conservative Party's loss of support, said Mark Goodwin, lec...

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  • US Defence Secretary James Mattis pressurises China over N.Korea
US Defence Secretary James Mattis pressurises China over N.Korea

Such risky act is a sign that their preparations for unleashing a nuclear war against the DPRK (North Korea) have reached the final phase", the Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) quoted a spokesman for the Strategic Force of the Korean People " s Army as saying on Friday.

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