Turkey: Erdogan to meet Putin Aug. 9 in Russia

27 Jul, 2016

The meeting will be the first since Russia and Turkey began normalizing relations following the downing of a Russian jet in November a year ago. Arrest warrants for 42 journalists have been issued and over 220 employees of the state-owned national carrier Turkish Airlines have also been dismissed.

Indiana GOP meeting to pick Pence replacement

27 Jul, 2016

Committee member Jamey Noel, who is the Clark County sheriff, said he believes it is natural for Holcomb as lieutenant governor to replace Pence as the GOP nominee against Democrat John Gregg in the November election. Pence picked Holcomb after his 2012 running mate, Sue Ellspermann, resigned in March. Jim Tomes (toms) of Wadesville. When endorsing Holcomb, Pence wrote to the committee that the "decision is yours alone, and I will respect that decision and support the nominee you deem fit to ...

Turkish generals, former Istanbul governor detained

27 Jul, 2016

Violations of rights and freedoms by the Erdogan government after the coup attempt mean "moving away automatically from the West, which hasn't yet decided how much to tolerate in order not to alienate" Turkey, while Russian Federation isn't concerned about such abuses and can show it's ready to be friends, he said.

Munich shooter plans attack for one year

27 Jul, 2016

Seven of the dead were teenagers - two Turks, two Germans, a Hungarian, a Greek and a Kosovan. Earlier on Sunday, a machete-wielding Syrian refugee attacked several people in southwestern Germany, killing one person and injuring two others.

US Vice President Joe Biden touches down in Auckland Updated

26 Jul, 2016

And while Mr Biden is no Obama superstar, he's a politican with 40 years experience and a tough personal history. Airspace over Auckland will be shut down temporarily as US Vice President Joe Biden touches down in New Zealand. In an emphatic description of the country's "unparalleled" military commitment, which will be seen as a warning to China, he said they spend more on defence than the next eight nations combined.

Pakistani campaign looks to drag Indian celebs into Kashmir row

26 Jul, 2016

WHILE THE Congress boycotted a meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, leaders of other mainstream parties who met him in Srinagar Sunday sought talks with separatists and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue. "This should stop", Singh said. "As far as Pakistan is concerned, politicking of the current circumstances (in Jammu and Kashmir) by its mainstream politicians will only undermine its own stance", the Daily Times said in an editorial.

US Democrats Head to Convention to Acclaim Clinton Presidential Nomination

26 Jul, 2016

Rep. Marcia Fudge of OH says she is "happy to serve" as chair of the Democratic National Convention this week in Philadelphia . Peter Daou, a former adviser to Clinton who now owns a media company, said Kaine's speech would turn around some of the doubters about the choice.

Nepali PM appears likely to lose no-confidence vote

25 Jul, 2016

Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli's 9-month-old government had lost its majority support this month after the Maoist party pulled out of the coalition, accusing Oli of failing to honor power-sharing agreements. "The relations between Nepal and China and the relations between Nepal and India are unique which can not be compared with one another", Oli said. Now the people of Nepal would not have to face the difficulty it future like it had at the time of border blockade, he said.

Dem chairwoman Wasserman Schultz won't speak at convention

25 Jul, 2016

An effort to fully eliminate superdelegates in future elections failed at a meeting of the Democratic National Convention rules committee Saturday. The contretemps threatened turmoil on the eve of the party convention in Philadelphia, created to show unity.

Journalist killed in Kyiv auto bombing buried in Belarus

24 Jul, 2016

Mr Sheremet's killing on Wednesday in central Kiev sent shockwaves through the Ukrainian media community. Hundreds of local residents and journalists have come to pay their re. Sheremet moved definitively to Ukraine after quitting working for Russian state TV in 2014 over his critical views of the Kremlin's tough stance on Ukraine.

PM should break silence on Gujarat incidents: Nitish

23 Jul, 2016

Why is the police silent? Kejriwal visited the family of one of the men in Una, which is 360 km from Ahmedabad and termed the Gujarat government as "anti-Dalit". It evoked strong reaction from BJP, whose Saurashtra- Kutch spokesperson Raju Dhruv said the Delhi CM's aim was to make "personal and political gains".

Syria conflict: Rebels filmed 'beheading boy' in Aleppo

22 Jul, 2016

The Liwa al-Quds (Jerusalem Brigade) said Abdullah Issa was just a 12-year-old from a poor refugee family who lived in a rebel-held area of Aleppo. In the video, one of the rebels shouts: "He sent us a child today, he no longer has men!" seemingly referring Assad.

Capitol Report: Republican convention's 'work' night heavy on Clinton-bashing instead

21 Jul, 2016

Christie said the "core of the problem" is that "people do not think she's worthy of the presidency, not based on her husband, not based on past scandals", but "based upon the very resume that she uses as proof that she deserves to be president".

Mitch McConnell Brags About Obstructing Obama At Trump's Republican Convention

21 Jul, 2016

That honor will go to Donald Trump next year. "So much that you and I care about, so many things we stand for, are in the balance in the coming election". McConnell was making the argument that his failed tenure as Senate Majority Leader has all been President Obama's fault. We passed a bill to defund Planned Parenthood.

Sonia Kruger: Muslim Immigration Ban Would Make Australia Safer

20 Jul, 2016

Ms Kruger, who also hosts Nine's The Voice , was discussing the latest column by News Limited writer Andrew Bolt in which he blames the latest terrorist attacks on France to its level of Muslim immigration. Sonia Kruger on the Today show . "We have witnessed too many atrocities in the name of terrorism". "I've lost count the number of times I've seen outrage go viral, wouldn't it be wonderful if just once we could send forgiveness viral?" "It's a complex issue with no simple answer ...

Cameron quits as PM, paves way for May

18 Jul, 2016

The outgoing Prime Minister claims he's clocked up five and a half thousand questions in the last six years although admits he may not have answered all of them. Cameron has said Larry is a " bit nervous " around men, speculating he may have had some negative experiences before being rescued. Theresa May will then follow him to the Palace where she will be formally appointed his successor.

White House contenders Trump and Pence to address America

17 Jul, 2016

Trump spoke at length about his admiration for Pence's record in Indiana. GOP leaders - many lukewarm at best about the outsider at the top of their ticket - were almost unanimous in praise. That fueled speculation that Trump might be changing his mind. And apparently, in trying to make the point that Trump and Pence were cohesive in the message they wanted to project, someone made a decision to combine the "T" and "P" so as to let people know the two men were connected.

'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 22 Emmy Award nominations

15 Jul, 2016

Graham is also a bestselling author whose debut novel Someday, Someday, Maybe appeared on The New York Times Best Sellers List. The British funnyman will also compete against Adele and Beyonce for the Emmy for outstanding variety special.

Mafia: è morto il boss Bernando Provenzano

15 Jul, 2016

E' stato il pm di Milano, Alessandro Gobbis , a disporre l'esame autoptico per fugare ogni dubbio sui motivi del decesso ed escludere ogni altra ipotesi diversa da quella della morte per cause naturali. Si è spento poco fa Bernardo Provenzano, all'età di 83 anni , dopo una lunga malattia, il cancro alla vescica . L'ultimo pacco, con gli indumenti puliti, era stato inviato la mattina dell'11 aprile 2006 dalla moglie a Provenzano .

Italy pulls together, vows to investigate Puglia train crash

15 Jul, 2016

A man looks at the wreckage at the site where two passenger trains collided in the middle of an olive grove in the southern village of Corato, near Bari, Italy, July 13, 2016. "We demand clarity over what happened in Puglia this morning", Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Twitter, before making his way to the region to meet with rescuers and local politicians.

Kashmir Violence : Death Toll Reaches 34, Syed Geelani Detained

15 Jul, 2016

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday arrested senior leader Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Hurriyat Chairman (G) SAS Geelani outside their respective residences when they defied the restrictions to lead a procession. He wrote on Twitter , "Brazen shamelessness of the @MehboobaMufti #BJPDP Govt, ferrying people in police buses to state function to convey normalcy has returned".

China flexes its military muscle after ruling over disputed waters

14 Jul, 2016

He dismissed concerns the action could inflame tensions, insisting China's actions had become more aggressive and "bullying" in recent weeks. "In those public statements made by relevant governments, it is said that the dispute should be resolved by fully complying with the worldwide law", Lu said, adding, "I think it is the same with what the Chinese government is upholding".

Embracing Lincoln, Clinton to urge nation to fix divisions

14 Jul, 2016

A Monmouth University Poll released on Tuesday reported the same margin. Comey's announcement also brought a major relief for Clinton and her supporters, in that he said he would not recommend Clinton face criminal charges for her handling of classified information while Secretary of State.

Korea vows to end diplomat communication channel with US

13 Jul, 2016

The channel has been an intermittent point of mediation for both who remain technically at war since the 1950-53 US-Korean War ended with a truce. First, China should be wary of provoking anti-Chinese sentiment in South Korea. This would attract widespread discontent and severe criticism from the Chinese people who are now being kept loyal by Xi's vision of the 'Chinese Dream' .

China rejects ruling on South China Sea as 'null and void'

13 Jul, 2016

To strengthen the administration over Nanhai Zhudao, the Chinese government in 1947 reviewed and updated the geographical names of Nanhai Zhudao, compiled Nan Hai Zhu Dao Di Li Zhi Lue (A Brief Account of the Geography of the South China Sea Islands), and drew Nan Hai Zhu Dao Wei Zhi Tu (Location Map of the South China Sea Islands) on which the dotted line is marked.

Brent Grimes' Wife Anti-Semitic Rant Against Dolphins Owner

12 Jul, 2016

It is never okay to bring up someone's ethnicity as a way of diminishing their character - it goes beyond your standard "Twitter rant EPIC NSFW MELTDOWN LOL FIRE EMOJIS" and into much darker territory. Brent Grimes , who went undrafted in 2006 and turns 33 later this month, has made four Pro Bowls in his career - three of which came from 2013-15 with the Miami Dolphins.

Obama's first presidential stop in Spain becomes hurried

12 Jul, 2016

The President is cutting short a European trip to travel to Dallas, but he has spoken out on the shootings several times while overseas. But, he said " Spain has turned a corner". St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and Police Chief Todd Axtell are condemning the violence. "Officer Crowley. There were others". Americans "of all races and all backgrounds" are "outraged and angered" by the attacks on the police in Dallas and the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, he added.

Protest over Minnesota police shooting calm but constant

11 Jul, 2016

The video only showed the emotionally wrenching aftermath of the shooting, which Reynolds said came after the officer asked for identification from Castile. Tyree Johnson, who said he was Castile's cousin, said officers on the highway fired pellets and gas in his direction. The Castile video "is pretty horrific", said Gavin Kearney, who in 2003 co-authored a report to the Minnesota Legislature on racial profiling in the state.

Iraq PM announces recapture of key base from IS militants

11 Jul, 2016

Iraqi troops liberated Qayyarah airbase some 60 miles south of Mosul in the northern Nineveh governorate from Daesh militants, "Armenpress" reports, citing SPUTNIK, the governor Nofal Hammadi said Saturday. Carter, in an unannounced visit, says US advisers are prepared to accompany Iraqi battalions, if needed, as they move toward Mosul. But retaking Mosul itself is not likely to come anytime soon.

Kerala: Pregnant woman converts to Islam; joins ISIS with husband?

11 Jul, 2016

Abdul Rasheed, an engineering graduate, had left home with his wife and a two-year old daughter, stating that they were going to Mumbai for a job. She was brainwashed. She was produced before a magistrate court which let her go with her husband because both are adults. On Saturday, Bindu, a native of Attukal in Thiruvananthapuram , said her daughter Nimisha converted to Islam after marrying Isa, a resident of Palakkad.

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