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Kashmir unrest as protester run over by police dies


Police said the marchers were defying a government order that bans assembly of more than four people in the city. Fierce clashes broke out in several places in the city. Meanwhile, separatists have called for a shutdown on Saturday in the Valley over security forces "excesses". Tens of thousands of people have been killed in the conflict in Kashmir, which both India and Pakistan claim in full. Read More »

In Uganda, impose a tax on the social network


The new levy has also been imposed on the mobile money transactions by one percent. The aim of the legislation was to raise revenue for public services, said State Minister for Finance David Bahati . The move has been taken with a motive to decrease social media addiction and increase revenue. He specified that internet data should be exempt as it served "educational, research or reference purposes". Read More »

Italy's populist coalition takes 2nd stab at forming government


But a populist, euroskeptic government in Europe's fourth-largest economy will likely be met with alarm by other European leaders, most notably French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who are both eager to push for further EU political and economic integration. Read More »

Canada files WTO complaint over 'illegal' US steel tariffs


Prime Minister Trudeau has reportedly spoken with steel and aluminum manufacturers about the news tariffs , something he calls "a ridiculous situation". and China at the WTO", Malmstrom told a news briefing in Brussels . Some of the tariffs would hurt the electoral districts of some of President Donald Trump's allies. Read More »

Al-Qaeda Warns Saudi Arabian Prince After WWE Greatest Royal Rumble


Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a number of royal decrees, including naming a young prince who is close to his son and heir as head of a newly established Culture Ministry early Saturday. Most have since been released , after reaching settlements with the state. Additionally, Sheikh Abdulatif Al-Sheikh was appointed as the minister of Islamic Affairs , according to the Arab News website. Read More »

Over 146,000 Americans will lose their jobs because of Trump’s trade tariffs


Canada's proposed tariffs cover whiskey, orange juice and other four products, as well as steel and aluminium in various forms. Republicans in Congress called the tariffs "dumb" and "damaging" after the White House announcement, and a United States retail industry trade group said they "will raise the cost of doing business for thousands of American companies, including retailers, and will stifle efforts to expand and create jobs". Read More »

Nuclear deal may take more than one meeting with North Korea's Kim


Trump said. They continued to speak and posed for photos before Kim got into a black SUV and departed. Donald Trump has said he will meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un at a denuclearisation summit on June 12. Trump has declined to publicly acknowledge whether he's spoken directly with Kim Jong Un ahead of the talks. A White House visit will be a propaganda win for North Korea. Read More »

Trump steel tariffs illegal, says UK's Liam Fox

Although the US has said the tariffs are being applied for national security reasons, the economy secretary argued that steel and aluminum are integral supplies in highly integrated strategic sectors of the North American economy, such as the automotive, aerospace, electric and electronic industries. Read More »

Trump Says June 12 Meeting With Kim Jong-un Is Back On

The commentator underscored that one should to take a closer look at Trump's letter as it left the door for further dialogue wide-open: "If you change your mind having to do with this most important summit, " the United States president wrote, "please do not hesitate to call me or write". Read More »

Knife-wielding cyclist lunges at driver's auto in terrifying video


Shocking footage which has circulated online shows a blue Volkswagen almost hit the man on his bike in London Road on May 30. The auto then hits an oncoming vehicle and the man, who dropped his bike and pulled out a large blade, proceeds to kick the auto and slash its driver-side windows. Read More »

Trump's 'Unexpected' Victory Shook Obama, New Book Reveals


Obama, in the book, says he sometimes wonders whether he sought election as president 10 or 20 years too early. The story, which was written by Peter Baker, described Obama's feelings on Trump's win and its aftermath, which was described in a new book by longtime Obama aide Benjamin Rhodes. Read More »

Visa: 'Service disruption' blocking Europe transactions

The Bank of England, which regulates Visa in the United Kingdom, said it is aware of the issue and is working with the company to solve the problem. Earlier this afternoon, both Bank of Ireland and AIB reassured their customers that cash withdrawals could be made from their respective ATM machines. Read More »

United States vetoes UN resolution offering 'protection' for Palestinians

The United States has backed Israel completely on the Gaza issue. Four countries - Britain, Ethiopia, the Netherlands and Poland - abstained. Later, a second, USA -drafted resolution that blamed Hamas for the violence and upheld Israel's right to defend itself failed to attract any other country's support when it was put to vote in the 15-member council. Read More »

Adm. Harris retires, Davidson takes charge of newly named Indo-PACOM


The name change is mainly symbolic. "Over many decades this command has repeatedly adapted to changing circumstances and today carries that legacy forward as America focuses west", Mattis said . "The United States is also keen to tap into India's large [defense] market". "It's a region open to investment and free, fair and reciprocal trade not bound by any nation's predatory economics or threat of coercion - for the Indo-Pacific has many belts and many roads". Read More »

Berkeley stands tall in World Reputation Rankings


Other US schools in the top 20 were the California Institute of Technology, Columbia, the University of MI, the University of Pennsylvania and Cornell. This is the first time India has snagged a spot on the list since 2011, Times Higher Education said. The United States continues to dominate, with Harvard University taking the top spot for the eighth consecutive year, and 43 other U.S. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Passes New Law That Outlaws Sexual Harassment


The crown prince is also trying to diversify the Arab world's largest economy away from oil exports and open up Saudis' cloistered lifestyles by easing strict social rules and promoting entertainment. In their post on the Social media which also extended to Sudan Tribune, the activists called on the national and global rights groups to campaign for his release pointing that the prisoner of conscience faces detention, torture and ill-treatment. Read More »

U.S. vetoes United Nations resolution condemning violence against Palestinians in Gaza


China, France and Russian Federation were among the countries that voted in favor of the draft put forward by Kuwait on behalf of Arab countries. U.S. Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon called the draft biased and "not worthy of consideration by the Security Council". The UN envoy for the Middle East, Nickolay Mladenov, this week warned the security council that Gaza was on the brink of war following a serious escalation between Israel and Palestinian fighters in the Hamas-ruled enclave. Read More »

What You Need To Know About The 'Missing' Migrant Children


Under the policy, adults crossing illegally face criminal prosecution and can be held in federal jails. The spin is in the headline too: "The Border Patrol Was Monstrous Under Obama". The administration points to the much lower percent of asylum claims that are eventually granted as a sign that there are too many asylum claims. The Democrats gave us that law and they don't want to do anything about it. Read More »

Trump says expecting letter from Kim Jong Un


Moon, who has lobbied hard for nuclear negotiations between Trump and Kim Jong Un , held a surprise meeting with the North Korean leader on Saturday (Sunday NZT) in an effort to keep the summit alive. Kim Yong Chol met with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York City yesterday, before traveling to Washington meet with the president. Read More »

Michael Rotondo, 30, Leaves The Nest


Michael Rotondo left the four-bedroom home in Camillus, New York, two-and-a-half hours before the midday deadline, said. Michael Rotondo waved to journalists as he drove away from the house in Camillus, New York state. Rotondo made national headlines this month after his parents successfully sued to have him ordered by a judge to vacate their home. "While the police were there, the Legos were located and there was no further incident". Read More »

Different flavors, but Italian pizza: coalition government takes office this Friday


Conte initially dropped his bid to secure cabinet after President Mattarella's blocked Conte's initial choice for economy minister , which cast doubt on the ability of the coalition to form a government. Both will officially be vice premiers, with Di Maio also taking the economic development ministry and Salvini running the interior ministry, which oversees law enforcement and border control. Read More »

Visa payment disruption hits Europe

If you're about to use your Visa card to pay for something in Europe, you may want to use cash instead. European Visa debit card users voiced their frustration online. Paymentsense, a company that facilitates card payments, has reported that merchants using their service are struggling to take Visa card payments. Cash withdrawals also seem to be functioning. Read More »

Senior North Korean official heads to United States for talks


The two countries do not have formal diplomatic relations and therefore no representation in each other's capitals, but North Korea does have a diplomatic mission to the United Nations in NY. One of North Korea's most senior officials is travelling to NY, as preparations for a planned summit gather pace. Choe Kang Il, a North Korean foreign ministry official involved with North America issues, was also spotted at Beijing Capital International Airport, according to Yonhap . Read More »

Kim aide at White House to give letter to Trump


The negotiations in NY, in conjunction with earlier meetings in Singapore and at the demilitarised zone between the two Koreas, Pompeo said, were "putting President Trump and Kim Jong-un in a place where we think there could be real progress made". Read More »

'I wish I did' pick a different Attorney General than Session


Trump's tweets came the morning after The New York Times reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump's efforts to get Sessions to change his mind about the recusal. Sessions has opted not to reverse his original recusal in the Russian Federation probe, but the interactions between Sessions and Trump - and Trump's public comments - has come to Mueller's attention. Read More »

White House revives steel and aluminium tariffs against EU


FILE - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a speech during a debate on the future of Europe at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, May 30, 2018. "Let me be clear", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. President Donald Trump had announced the tariffs in March. German reaction to the announcement of the tariffs was among the fiercest. Read More »

Spanish PM Rajoy forced out of office


The no-confidence motion in Rajoy was triggered by a long-running corruption trial involving members of his party. Spain's prime minister has been ousted in a vote of no confidence following a corruption scandal. He has already committed to respecting a budget passed by Rajoy, and the fragmented parliament means Sanchez will find it hard to row back on structural reforms passed by his predecessor, including new labor laws and cuts in healthcare and education. Read More »

Britain wants Brexit talks to be more constructive - UK PM May's spokesman


Mr Coburn suggested the European Union would have "a problem with employment throughout Europe" unless the bloc's negotiating team agrees to a deal with Britain. "Uncertainty causes less investment", the ERT said after the meeting, which was attended by top executives from some of its member companies. Max fac has attracted extra scrutiny in the last week after Britain's most senior tax official said that such a customs arrangement could cost businesses up to 20 billion pounds ($27 ... Read More »

Mexican reporter killed in northern border state


His corpse was found Tuesday on a dirt road in the state capital, Ciudad Victoria. Tamaulipas is a hotspot of turf wars between Mexico's cartels, who compete for drug-trafficking and other organized crime businesses. Earlier this month, radio journalist Juan Carlos Huerta was shot dead as he left his home in a suburb of Villahermosa in southeast Mexico. Gonzalez is the sixth journalist to be killed in the country in 2018. Read More »

Judge Rejects Cohen's Attempt To Drag Out Doc Review


And Stephan Ryan, Cohen's attorney, vociferously opposed Avenatti's application to appear before the court. The lawyers included the court documents from the case involving Avenatti's firm, Eagan Avenatti, in US Bankruptcy Court. If he were allowed to represent his client before the court, Avenatti would have to stop his "publicity tour"-Wood said the term was not meant "in degradation", but as something he was able to do now, but which he wouldn't should he get to participate in the ... Read More »

China to host Iran's Rouhani amid nuclear deal upheaval


Currently, more than 100 MPs have signed the motion, he said, adding that the number of signatures is increasing. Iran's production of non-nuclear missiles and support for foreign groups were not covered by the 2015 nuclear accords reached under the administration of former President Barack Obama. Read More »

USA team in NKorea raises expectations of a Trump-Kim summit


Kim Young Chol, the Vice Chairman of North Korea, heading now to NY. As a response, Trump actually cancelled the summit with a letter. Kim Yong-chol, one of Kim Jong-un's most senior and trusted advisors is going to NY. South Korea's Yonhap News said Tuesday it saw the name of Kim Yong Chol on the passengers' list for a flight Tuesday from Beijing to Washington. Read More »

'You're All Going to Die,' Cruz Laughs in Chilling Video


He shot 34 people including students and teachers before being arrested by police. In one, Cruz says , "This is the day, the day that it all begins". It was the third deadliest school shooting in USA history, after Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook. During a third video, with the camera pointed away, Cruz complains about how his life is "meaningless" and isolated and said he is angry at being called stupid. Read More »

Abramovich may stay in United Kingdom for six months as Israeli passport holder


The UK government has declined to comment on the case. The clarification came after Mr Abramovich was granted citizenship in Israel after failing to renew his visa to Britain. An official at Nativ, a government department that deals with Jewish communities in the former Soviet Union, said Mr Abramovich had applied for an immigration visa at Israel's embassy in Moscow. Read More »

Trump insists again he didn't fire Comey over the Russian Federation probe


Rosenstein had played a main role in Comey's May 2017 dismissal, writing a memo in which he rebuked Comey over his handling of an investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the election campaign. Rosenstein took notes about the exchange, according to the Times' sources. Maybe I'll expand that - you know, I'll lengthen the time because it should be over with. Read More »

Trump may ban German luxury carmakers next


A report that U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to pursue German carmakers until there are no Mercedes-Benz rolling down New York's Fifth Avenue dented shares in the luxury auto manufacturers on Thursday. "I love free trade, but it must be a smart trade for me to call it fair". That could lead to tariffs of up to 25 percent on the same " national security " grounds used to impose United States steel and aluminum duties in March. Read More »

Zimbabwe votes on July 30 in first post-Mugabe polls


Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa announces the date for the general elections in Harare, Zimbabwe May 30, 2018. Mnangagwa, 75, will square off against the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party, now led by 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa following the death of Morgan Tsvangirai in February. Read More »