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Navjot Singh Sidhu arrives in Pakistan to attend Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony

Navjot Singh Sidhu arrives in Pakistan to attend Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony Mr Khan is to be sworn in as Prime Minister on Saturday. Khan is assured to win, following his party's victory in last month's general elections. The key decision of the major reshuffle was taken in a high-level meeting headed by PTI chairman Imran Khan and attended by Jahangir Tareen, Shah Mehmood Qureshi and former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief secretary Arbab Shehzad. [Full Article...]

Trump’s military parade will be delayed at least until 2019

Trump’s military parade will be delayed at least until 2019 In February, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney put the cost at $10 million to $30 million . "When asked to give us a price for holding a great celebratory military parade, they wanted a number so ridiculously high that I cancelled it", Trump tweeted Friday morning. [Full Article...]

Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul The blast killed at least 48 and wounded at least 67, the wire service writes, and came after weeks of "relative calm" in Afghanistan's capital. But civilians have long taken the brunt of the violence in Afghanistan - especially in Kabul , a target of both the Taliban and IS - and Wednesday's attack on the school was branded a "war crime" by Amnesty International. [Full Article...]

Aussie senator Fraser Anning slammed for 'final solution' white Australia speech

Aussie senator Fraser Anning slammed for 'final solution' white Australia speech The reasons for ending all further Muslim immigration "are both compelling and self-evident", Anning said , before claiming that a national referendum on the "problem" was the " final solution ". Fraser Anning has refused to apologize for the content of his first upper house speech. "Absolutely one thousand per cent", Mr Katter said when asked if he backed Senator Anning on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

End of an era: Nation mourns demise of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

End of an era: Nation mourns demise of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee speaks during a news conference in the eastern Indian university town of Shantiniketan, northwest of Calcutta, India April 2, 2004. But he later launched a groundbreaking peace process with Islamabad . He never married, but lived with his adopted daughter, her husband and their daughter. [Full Article...]

Trump connects Russian Federation probe, action on Brennan

Trump connects Russian Federation probe, action on Brennan The White House did not provide evidence that Brennan revealed national secrets or disclosed classified information, and did not immediately explain why Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was not among those whose access was being reviewed. [Full Article...]

Body of missing mom found as search for daughters continues

Body of missing mom found as search for daughters continues John Camper , director of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, told reporters Thursday that investigators have found Shanann Watts' body and were trying to recover what they believe are the bodies of 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste from Anadarko Petroleum Corp. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's show of military strength Photogallery

Donald Trump's show of military strength Photogallery Trump also argued the bill would unjustly limit his presidential authority by restricting military-to-military cooperation with Russia and mandating he report to Congress if the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty or if he discussed a new START Treaty with Russian President Vladimir Putin. [Full Article...]

China angered at new US defence act, to assess content

China angered at new US defence act, to assess content Huawei said it supports the USA government's goals for better security, "but this random addition to the NDAA is ineffective, misguided, and unconstitutional". The bill also gives troops a 2.6 per cent pay raise, the highest in nine years, The Hill reported. In the two previous years, the NDAA was signed into law in December, months into the new fiscal year. [Full Article...]

Trump revokes security clearance from ex-CIA chief over 'erratic behaviour'

Trump revokes security clearance from ex-CIA chief over 'erratic behaviour' Brennan called Trump's behavior at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin " nothing short of treasonous ". As part of this review, I am evaluating action with respect to the following individuals: "James Clapper, James Comey , Michael Hayden, Sally Yates, Susan Rice, Andrew McCabe, Peter Strzok, Lisa Page and Bruce Ohr", he said. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort's attorneys rest without presenting evidence, witnesses

Paul Manafort's attorneys rest without presenting evidence, witnesses Such motions are routinely filed, but rarely granted. The closed hearing came after the judge delayed Manafort's trial for hours last Friday without explanation. Prosecutors rested their case on Monday, closing two weeks of testimony that depicted Manafort as using the millions of dollars hidden in offshore accounts to fund a luxurious lifestyle - and later obtaining millions more in bank loan... [Full Article...]

U.S. media fight back against Trump attacks

U.S. media fight back against Trump attacks U.S. newspapers are coming together to warn Donald Trump against his " fake news " rhetoric with a co-ordinated series of editorials condemning his attacks on the press. The Boston Globe invited its fellow publications to join calls for "an end to President Trump's sustained assault on the #FreePress" through editorials with the newspaper's op-ed editor Marjorie Pritchard saying almost 350 had... [Full Article...]

Afghan special forces sent to bolster threatened Ghazni defenses

Afghan special forces sent to bolster threatened Ghazni defenses Key U.S. warplanes, including A-10 ground attack aircraft, were switched to Afghanistan, and the Pentagon introduced a newly formed outfit called a Security Force Assistance Brigade of U.S. "The situation was very bad and all shops were closed", said Abdul Wakil, an eyewitness who fled from Ghazni. The Taliban have repeatedly rejected overtures from the Afghan government to join a peace process,... [Full Article...]

Trump revokes security clearance of ex-CIA director John Brennan

Trump revokes security clearance of ex-CIA director John Brennan Brennan in particular has been a frequent presence on TV slamming Trump. Coats is the top intelligence official working in government and was appointed by Trump. In a subsequent interview with the Wall Street Journal , Trump made that crystal clear, saying he had to move against Brennan and others he holds responsible for the Russian Federation probe. [Full Article...]

Kremlin says nothing good will come from proposed new USA sanctions

Kremlin says nothing good will come from proposed new USA sanctions The rouble took a hit this month from fears of more US sanctions against Moscow as well as a massive sell-off on other emerging markets that sent the Turkish lira to all-time lows. The law was applied against North Korea in March, for example, after leader Kim Jong Un's brother was killed with the chemical agent VX in Malaysia previous year. [Full Article...]

Manned space mission by 2022: PM Modi during Independence Day speech

Manned space mission by 2022: PM Modi during Independence Day speech His government's electrification and cooking gas schemes, however, may not have changed the situation on the ground as much the prime minister says. The OROP (one rank, one pension) demand was pending for decades. His speech had special focus on the North East, a region where the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's political footprint has expanded in the last four years. [Full Article...]

Kochi airport suspends operations until August 18, red alert in multiple districts

Kochi airport suspends operations until August 18, red alert in multiple districts The government has also said that more water will be released from Cheruthoni dam, in Idukki, as Tamil Nadu is expected to release water from Mullaiperiyar dam. "Finding seats to the three global airports in Kerala - Thiruvananthapuram , Kochi and Kozhikode is a tall order these days", a travel agent said. [Full Article...]

Iraq's Abadi pulled by competing United States and Iranian forces

Iraq's Abadi pulled by competing United States and Iranian forces Conflicting reports emerged on Monday around a potential visit by Mr Abadi to Iran. "Turkey is our neighbor and we will not allow any attack from Iraqi soil on Turkey", he added. "It's a disloyal attitude towards the honest position of Iran and the blood of the martyrs this country has spilled to defend the land of Iraq" against militants, said Hussein. [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders’s Correction of Jobs Stats Felt Rare Because It Was

That slam follows a pattern of inflammatory language about women and minorities. While Trump hasn't directly addressed these allegations against his grooming routine, he did take to Twitter to speak out against Omarosa's controversial new book as a whole. [Full Article...]

Taliban Overrun Afghan Army Base, Kill 17 Troops

Taliban Overrun Afghan Army Base, Kill 17 Troops Rahmani said the base fell to the Taliban after the soldiers, who had resisted the three-day onslaught, failed to get any reinforcements and ran out of ammunition, food and water. Tens of thousands of residents have been trapped inside the strategic provincial capital since more than 1,000 Taliban militants overran its defences in a pre-dawn assault on Friday. [Full Article...]


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