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Global Media President arrives in Jakarta, Indonesia for the Ocean Rim Countries Association summit
Author: 0 President arrives in Jakarta, Indonesia for the Ocean Rim Countries Association summit

Mr Turnbull will meet with President Joko Widodo for the second time in less than two weeks when he heads to the 20th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) in the Indonesian capital on Tuesday. Sri Lankan President arrives in Jakarta to attend IORA Summit Mon, Mar 6, 2017, 08:31 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. After concluding her three-day visit, Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to return home on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Chancellor plans tax rise to fund budget giveaways

Hammond, the chancellor of the Exchequer, refused to be drawn on whether that meant Britain would cut its corporation tax, set to fall to 19 percent on April 1 from 20 percent, in a bid to attract investment away from Europe. Hammond also told Marr that the United Kingdom would pay what it owed the European Union when it left. In response however, Hammond insisted that the United Kingdom was a "a nation that honours its obligations and if we do have any bills that fall to be paid we will ...

Global Media Massive fire at scrapyard in Glasgow, Scotland
Author: 0 Massive fire at scrapyard in Glasgow, Scotland

Electricity was restored to customers at 9.50pm that night, Scottish Power said. "I also want to thank the local community for their patience and tremendous support throughout as well as our partners". The flames had engulfed a building about 100 metres by 40 metres before spreading to a large yard full of tyres. "We have been applying water for some time and key priority for us at the moment is firefighter safety".

Global Media Russian plan for 'Hooligan Games' is no laughing matter
Author: 0 Russian plan for 'Hooligan Games' is no laughing matter

The "Draka", Russian for fight, would pit 20 unarmed fighters on each side for each nation at the World Cup. Lebedev said the organised fights would allow fans to exert their aggression in a "peaceful way". In a separate incident England fans also clashed with police in Lille. Lebedev hailed the violence in Marseille previous year, telling Russian fans: "Well done lads, keep it up!" Lebedev goes on to say that the concept of sanctioned fan fighting could put the word "Draka" into the ...

Author: 0 Palestinian militant killed in shootout

Also on Monday, Several illegal Israeli colonists assaulted, earlier Monday, many Palestinian farmers, in their own lands, in Far'ata village, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wounding two, including an elderly woman The assailants came from nearby illegal colonies and outposts, and attacked the farmers while plowing their lands, and preparing to replant them.

Global Media Claire McCaskill's Flub on Meeting Russian Ambassador Gets Fact-Checked
Author: 0 Claire McCaskill's Flub on Meeting Russian Ambassador Gets Fact-Checked

Don't know the provenance however whoever you are, thank you. The tweet was accompanied with a Carrie Bradshaw-esque photo of Zakharova sitting at her desk typing away, with Parker's meme photo displayed on Zakharova's monitor. Parker has now received the following response from the Russian Foreign Ministry on Twitter , to say that Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak would be happy to meet her too.

Global Media Trump, hitting back over Russian Federation contacts, accuses Schumer of Putin ties
Author: 0 Trump, hitting back over Russian Federation contacts, accuses Schumer of Putin ties

Senator Schumer hit back on his own Twitter account, saying that he would "happily talk" about his contact with Mr. Putin and his associates, which he says took place in 2003. Trump's attack obfuscates this crucial point, turning it into an argument about whether any government official can meet with a Russian official, rather than the specific controversies and allegations facing his campaign and administration.

Global Media US President Trump Calls Israel's PM Netanyahu About Iran
Author: 0 US President Trump Calls Israel's PM Netanyahu About Iran

Russian Federation has worked closely with Iran to help the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Russia, also Assad's ally, is seen as holding the balance of power in achieving a deal on Syria's future. Dichter said those moves were repelled, but gave no details. According to reports, the Israeli prime minister fears that Tehran and its Shi'ite Muslim proxies, especially Hezbollah would try to use Syria as a base to attack Israel.

Author: 0 Ukraine sues Russian Federation in International Court of Justice for 'financing terrorism'

Although its rulings are final and binding, it has no means of enforcement. In the request for indication of provisional measures Ukraine asks the ICJ to oblige the Russian Federation to stop to violate the global law. In its filing, Ukraine says it "has been subjected to increasing degrees of Russian pressure and intimidation". Ukraine formally submitted its complaints to the judicial arm of the U.N.in January, when it accused Russian Federation of providing "financial, armed and human" ...

Global Media Brother-in-law 'admits killing family-of-four over inheritance' in France
Author: 0 Brother-in-law 'admits killing family-of-four over inheritance' in France

Troadec, his wife, Brigitte, and their son, Sebastien, 21, and daughter, Charlotte, 18, went missing on 16 February. The ongoing investigation includes murder, abduction and illegal confinement, according to The Guardian newspaper. Yet his DNA was apparently after discovered on a glass made in a sink inside their house as well as on the automobile, that was discovered in the port of St Nazaire of Sebastien.

Global Media Afghan family detained in Los Angeles released
Author: 0 Afghan family detained in Los Angeles released

Inlender said the father worked as an interpreter for the United States. Bellis said the family was headed to Kennewick where they have a family friend. The family arrived in the United States on Thursday and was nearly immediately taken into custody by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at the Los Angeles International Airport, the filing said.

Global Media Israel decriminalizes marijuana use for non-repeat offenders
Author: 0 Israel decriminalizes marijuana use for non-repeat offenders

The fine will be doubled on the second offence, with the third time forcing a probation period on the user. First-time users who confess will be fined 1,000 shekels ($270, 255 euros). Rumorss and announcements flirting with the idea had been circulating since the beginning of 2017, when Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan stated his support for a new policy that would stop making criminals of the millions of Israelis who partake in a little weed.

Author: 0 Pakistan to temporarily reopen borders with Afghanistan

Afghanistan for its part accuses Pakistan of fanning the flames of an insurgency that has gripped its country since the Taliban were ousted from power in 2001. Pakistan summoned the deputy head of the Afghan embassy in Islamabad to protest against the raid, the Foreign Office said on Monday, urging Afghanistan to crack down on militants operating on its side of the border.

Global Media Bomb threat behind cancellation of pro-Erdogan rally in German towns
Author: 0 Bomb threat behind cancellation of pro-Erdogan rally in German towns

The cancellations have infuriated the Turkish government, which accused Berlin of working against the yes campaign in next month's referendum. Julia Kloeckner, a deputy leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, told the German daily Bild that Erdogan's Nazi comparison was "a new pinnacle of immoderation".

Global Media United Kingdom made 'bad choice at bad moment' in backing Brexit - Francois Hollande
Author: 0 United Kingdom made 'bad choice at bad moment' in backing Brexit - Francois Hollande

Hollande said the French people were aware of their responsibility to determine "not only the destiny of our country but also the very future of the European construction". French President François Hollande receives today the leaders of Germany, Italy and Spain in order to begin the process of reflection on the direction the European project should take without the United Kingdom.

Global Media North Korea fires missiles, three reach waters off Japan
Author: 0 North Korea fires missiles, three reach waters off Japan

North Korea fired four missiles toward the Sea of Japan on Monday morning (Sunday afternoon in Washington), sparking condemnation from China and USA allies in Asia, and further ratcheting up tensions on the Korean peninsula. After the Trump administration took over the reins of the US government in January, Pyongyang held off making critical comments about it, apparently in the hope of improved relations with Washington.

Global Media #AE17: Northern Irish elections could have seismic consequences
Author: 0 #AE17: Northern Irish elections could have seismic consequences

Northern Ireland minister James Brokenshire said that British troops must not be "unfairly treated" in any investigation into the deaths. The election energised voters, with turnout at 64.8 per cent - the highest since the first vote after the 1998 accord known as the Good Friday Agreement.

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