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Author: 0 Airstrikes kill dozens of militants near Syria border

USA military officials also allege that Islamic State fighters have herded Iraqi residents into buildings, calculating that escalating civilian casualties would prompt US commanders to slow the pace of airstrikes. The coalition has said it has launched an investigation into the reported deaths. Donald Trump administration has stopped disclosing significant information about the size and nature of the USA commitment, including the number of military personnel deployed in either country.

Author: 0 Investment in renewable energy dips globally as prices fall

The world added a record 138.5 gigawatts of renewable power capacity in 2016 despite a 23 percent drop in investment, reflecting the falling cost of clean energy, the United Nations announced Thursday. Under the Paris Climate Agreement, the Central government has committed to install 175GW of renewable power by 2022 of which 100GW will be from solar power and 60GW from wind power.

Author: 0 SA: ANC rejects calls for Zuma to quit

With the ANC retaining a large majority in parliament, Zuma can only be ousted if the ruling party choose to recall him. It says there were no injuries. TheNewsGuru.com reports that South Africa's parliament will on April 18 debate a motion of no confidence against Zuma brought by the main opposition party after he dismissed the respected finance minister.

Global Media Russian investigators detain six on terror suspicion, no links to bomb attack
Author: 0 Russian investigators detain six on terror suspicion, no links to bomb attack

President Vladimir Putin, who was in the city for a meeting with Belarus's leader, said he was considering all possible causes for the blast, including terrorism and was consulting with security services. Dzhalilov's DNA was found on the bag. At Dzhalilov's hometown of Osh in southern Kyrgyzstan, his schoolteacher described him as "well brought up, calm and balanced".

Author: 0 Russia bans image of Putin in drag, labeling it 'extremist' material

As noted by the Russian website TJ Journal , the first news organization to flag the Justice Ministry's designation, numerous such images of Putin have circulated on the Internet for years. Normally such a relaxed and understanding kind of guy, Vladimir Putin and the Russian government have gone and surprised everyone by banning a meme that depicts his face mocked up in drag.

Author: 0 Conte sets Chelsea 18-point title target

Pep Guardiola's City, for all their slick inter-play, are now looking anxiously over their shoulders at Arsenal and Manchester United after four games without a win. Wenger had endured repeated calls for his resignation from frustrated fans in recent weeks, but the protests at the Emirates Stadium were more muted for once as Arsenal ended a three-match winless run with only their second victory in their last seven league games.

Global Media Dutch men walk hand-in-hand to protest against attack on gay couple
Author: 0 Dutch men walk hand-in-hand to protest against attack on gay couple

The couple were beaten with bolt cutters and sustained injuries including broken teeth and bruised ribs. Alexander Pechtold , who is the leader of the Democrats 66 (D66) party, arrived hand in hand with his party's financial specialist, Wouter Koolmees , in support of Vernes-Sewratan and Sewratan-Vernes.

Global Media Mattis, Egyptian President Discuss Mideast Security Issues
Author: 0 Mattis, Egyptian President Discuss Mideast Security Issues

Trump has repeatedly mentioned Egypt as one of the Muslim-majority allies that the US should maintain its partnership with in the fight against extremists like the Islamic State group. However, according to Youssef, Donohue said that the relationship between the U.S. and Egypt is very precious, adding that the current visit shows a new start for Egyptian-American economic relations.

Author: 0 US ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election

US Ambassador Nikki Haley says Syrian President Bashar Assad is "a war criminal" who has been an obstacle to peace for years - but she says the United States isn't ruling out cooperating with him to defeat the Islamic State extremist group.

Global Media Sushma Swaraj 'surprised' attacks on Africans were called 'racist'
Author: 0 Sushma Swaraj 'surprised' attacks on Africans were called 'racist'

Replying to an issue raised by BJD leader Bhartruhari Mahtab during Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha, Swaraj said India condemned the move the day it was made. She also said around 50 radicalised Indian youth have crossed over to the "other side" but added Indian ethos and culture that stressed on the role of family has contained the effects of radicalisation.

Global Media Hungary passes law 'aimed' at Soros-founded university
Author: 0 Hungary passes law 'aimed' at Soros-founded university

Hungarian lawmakers on Tuesday approved a controversial piece of higher-education legislation that could force the closure of a prestigious Budapest university founded by US billionaire investor George Soros. It is the latest battle declared by the right-wing Prime Minister of Hungary, Viktor Orban, against progressive liberalism. A Budapest rabbi, Istvan Darvas, told JTA that "There is no doubt that the present political campaign against George Soros in Hungary is a hidden anti-Jewish ...

Global Media Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail
Author: 0 Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail

Thousands of people rallied in dozens of cities across Russian Federation on Sunday, called to protest by Navalny over an investigation into Medvedev's alleged corruption. Despite the large scale of the protests, Russian state television news did not cover them, broadcasting soap operas and nature films instead. During the hearing, Navalny was in a combative mood, asking the court to call Medvedev as a witness to account for why so many people had turned out to protest, and at one point ...

Author: 0 U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson pushes North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for more defense spending

The plans would detail countries' cash contributions along with other capabilities, as well as progress toward the agreed goal of spending 2 percent of GDP on defense, formalized at the 2014 Wales summit. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg refused to answer what would happen to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization if the US were to leave, in an interview with CNBC on Friday.

Author: 0 British PM arrives in Saudi Arabia on mission to boost ties

The prime minister's approach to relations with states like Saudi Arabia is seen by colleagues as hard-headed - critics say cold. May is on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, where she will make clear that her hosts are a close and important ally and that the two countries will continue to work closely in a range of areas, particularly on counter-terrorism where UK-Saudi co-operation is vital.

Global Media Paul Manafort volunteers to testify in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Paul Manafort volunteers to testify in Russian Federation probe

Schiff said that the events of the past week prove that "we really do need an independent commission here" because the American public need to ensure "someone has done a thorough investigation". Update: Rep. Adam Schiff, a Democrat from California and ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, accused his Republican colleague of canceling an open intelligence committee hearing scheduled to take place Tuesday in an effort to "choke off public info".

Global Media SP leader Shivpal Yadav to meet UP CM Adityanath today
Author: 0 SP leader Shivpal Yadav to meet UP CM Adityanath today

The cabinet reaffirmed its March 19 decision of closing "all illegal slaughterhouses". The move will benefit over 2.15 crore farmers, besides 7 lakh others who had secured loans which turned into non-performing assets. "This is for the farmers of the state on the occasion of Ram Navami, and a step towards building Ram Rajya (kingdom of Ram)", Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said.

Author: 0 Police stumped as all but one suspect freed in London attack

Nine people remain in custody - including the two arrested overnight. Then he jumped out and stabbed to death police officer Keith Palmer, who was guarding Parliament, before being shot dead by police. But only a 58-year-old man arrested in Birmingham, the central English city where Masood last lived, remained in custody late on Saturday. "We are determined to understand if Masood was a lone actor inspired by terrorist propaganda or if others have encouraged, supported or directed him", Basu ...

Global Media GST Bills to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today
Author: 0 GST Bills to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

The government may face an inflationary impact at the time of moving from indirect taxation system to GST regime, ET report said. The Central GST deals with taxation related to Centre, integrated GST deals in taxation of inter-state movement of goods and services while the Union Territory GST Bill covers taxation in Union Territories.

Author: 0 McConnell claims votes to bust Supreme Court filibuster

Senate Democrats angered by Trump's policies - and McConnell's refusal to consider then-President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee past year - have united against Gorsuch, clinching enough votes to block him earlier this week. Merkley's lengthy speech, while not technically a filibuster because it did not prevent or delay a planned vote, did qualify as the eighth-longest floor speech in Senate history at 15 hours and 27 minutes, according to the Senate historical office.

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