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World nuclear ban 'not realistic', says United States ambassador to UN

She said North Korea would be "cheering" for such a ban and Iran also supports the move because both countries have no intention of complying with it. "All that looks like nonsense, because non-nuclear countries will prohibit what they do not have", he noted. Historically, Western countries have been at the forefront of the nuclear disarmament initiative but now, many governments prefer to enjoy... [Full Article...]

London's Muslim women stand with victims of Westminster terror attack

London's Muslim women stand with victims of Westminster terror attack Meanwhile, police say no evidence has been found of links between Masood and so-called Islamic State or al-Qaeda. Basu on Monday dismissed as "speculation" reports that Masood had been radicalized while in prison. "I know when, where and how Masood committed his atrocities, but now I need to know why". "So many people have been so kind, and we are deeply touched by their goodness and generos... [Full Article...]

Anger as Russian police arrest HUNDREDS at peaceful protest against Putin

There were some scuffles with police, and numerous demonstrators were arrested including Russia's main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny , who helped organize the protests. The Kremlin has dismissed the allegations, and on Monday rejected calls from the US and E.U.to release protesters who were still being held, accusing organizers of having paid some of the crowd to attend. [Full Article...]

Sena MP threatens action against AI

Air India said that service did not have any business-class seats and Mr Gaikwad's refusal to leave had delayed other flights. Shiv Sena Member of Parliament Ravindra Gaikwad who was in news recently for man handling the staff of Air India has been banned to fly in 6 airlines. [Full Article...]

Is Leicester City's Jamie Vardy back to his best after scoring streak?

Is Leicester City's Jamie Vardy back to his best after scoring streak? Defoe's penalty-box cunning was one of the reasons Southgate picked him over Vardy and he vindicated his manager's call by putting England ahead in the 22nd minute. Asked about the areas for improvement, Southgate said: "I think today just moving the ball a bit quicker, more runs in behind, and we've got individual players who will play better than they did today". [Full Article...]

Portugal 3 Hungary 0: Ronaldo magic keeps up winning run

Portugal 3 Hungary 0: Ronaldo magic keeps up winning run The captain netted with two superb strikes after Andre Silva had put the home side ahead in the World Cup qualifying clash at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon. On Gomes, he added: "He's done very well since he started with the national team". "He's done very well since he started with the national team", Ronaldo said. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas casino panic over suspected robber in pig mask

Las Vegas casino panic over suspected robber in pig mask Frightened people mill around the Bellagio after a suspected robbery. . The shooter barricaded inside a bus and remained there for several hours before giving in to the police. Some witnesses said they saw a gunman near the Rolex watch shop and pictures uploaded to the social media platform showed a suspect wearing a pig mask and carrying a bag. [Full Article...]

BSF on high alert after explosion in Bangladesh

BSF on high alert after explosion in Bangladesh A 6.9-km long laser wall has been constructed in Kashmir and in 45 places in Punjab. "This could be India's major step against terrorism and the problem of refugees", he said at a BSF programme in the state of Madhya Pradesh. "The Home Minister highlighted the sponsoring of terrorism by our neighbouring country, which is a threat not only to India and worldwide community but to the humanity as a w... [Full Article...]

Alexei Navalny, Russian opposition leader, 'arrested' in Moscow

Alexei Navalny, Russian opposition leader, 'arrested' in Moscow Navalny's arrest came amid one of the largest coordinated protests to denounce corruption in Russian Federation since a series of rallies five years ago against alleged fraud in parliamentary elections. The alleged luxuries include a house for raising ducks, so many placards in Sunday's protests showed mocking images of yellow duck toys. Protesters have reportedly tried to prevent a police v... [Full Article...]

United States grants permit for Keystone XL pipeline, TransCanada says

Trump pledged the pipeline's construction would bring new jobs, lower energy costs for Americans and reduce the country's reliance on foreign oil. The southern leg of the project is complete. State Department approval is necessary because the pipeline crosses an worldwide border. Zinke, who made the dog-friendly workplace promise on his first day in the job, used the announcement to talk up hi... [Full Article...]

European Union leaders sign off on concept of multi-speed Europe

European Union leaders sign off on concept of multi-speed Europe The Pope warned that if it does not have a vision for the future it "risks dying". Leaders from EU nations excepting the United Kingdom were received by the Pope on the eve of a summit marking the 60th anniversary of the 1957 Treaty of Rome, which led to the foundation of the union. [Full Article...]

Sewol Ferry Raised From Seabed

By 3:45am, Sewol's stabiliser surfaced from the water. The rescue efforts of the South Korean coast guard were also criticized. In this photo provided by South Korean Maritime Ministry, two barges attempt to salvage the sunken Sewol ferry in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. [Full Article...]

Swiss open probe into spying in Switzerland's Turkish community

Swiss open probe into spying in Switzerland's Turkish community European Union member Bulgaria stands out in the Balkans for its significant Muslim minority, some 12 percent among 7.2 million mainly Orthodox Christians - a legacy of nearly 500 years of Ottoman Turkish rule that ended in the late 19th century. [Full Article...]

House Health Plan Still Marching Toward Vote Despite Opposition

The President was asked if he would try again with health care reform if the bill was turned down and he answered, "We'll see what happens". The announcement, which comes on the eve of the House vote, marks the influential conservative network's most aggressive move against the health care proposal, which is under attack from the right and the left. [Full Article...]

US, Israel move closer to agreement to curb settlements

US, Israel move closer to agreement to curb settlements The Israeli government has agreed to weigh President Donald Trump's concerns about their continued settlement-building activities, a joint statement released after four days of bilateral consultations revealed. Israel for decades has pursued a policy of constructing Jewish settlements on territory captured by Israel in a 1967 war with its Arab neighbors. Trump has expressed some ambivalence abou... [Full Article...]

Frank Martin's journey: From JV coach to Krzyzewski conqueror

South Carolina's defense is the main reason has advanced to its first Sweet 16 since 1973, which also stood as the year the Gamecocks last won an NCAA Tournament game of any kind. And he has led Louisville to the National Championship Game Twice. But beyond that, he's just a great guy. Whatever funk a late-season slide might have generated was erased with a history-changing ride in Greenville. [Full Article...]

Foster: McGuinness was a peacebuilder & man of courage

Clinton also thanked the Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech in Washington on St. Patrick's Day. During his passionate eulogy, lasting more than 10 minutes, the former President called for mourners to make peace in Martin's name, urging leaders present - including former First Minister Arlene Foster - to pick up were he had left off. [Full Article...]

Ryan McBride dead: Derry City captain dies suddenly at age of 27

Ryan McBride dead: Derry City captain dies suddenly at age of 27 His passing has sent shockwaves through the Irish football community, prompting an outpouring of grief and the FAI has indicated that he will receive a tribute at the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Wales on Friday. McBride will be buried at the Derry city cemetery following a requiem Mass at St Columba's Church, Long Tower at 10.00am on Thursday. In March 2016, Derry midfielde... [Full Article...]

What I Read: Michigan's improbable journey to the Sweet 16

What I Read: Michigan's improbable journey to the Sweet 16 A weekend that saw him score 24 points against Iona and 27 against Rhode Island-going 9-10 from the floor in the latter. You have to work hard. Altman and Beilein will continue their quest to avoid sitting in the stands at the Final Four when third-seeded OR (31-5) faces MI (26-11) in the Sweet 16 at 4 p.m. [Full Article...]

New French minister takes short-timer, scandal-plagued role

New French minister takes short-timer, scandal-plagued role A similar scandal around employing family members has deeply damaged conservative Francois Fillon's presidential bid. That scandal, known as "Penelope-gate" after the first name of his wife, has sent Fillon's public ratings tumbling and made him an also-ran in a race in which he was once the front-runner. [Full Article...]


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