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Protection grid to be set up along India-Bangladesh border: Rajnath Protection grid to be set up along India-Bangladesh border: Rajnath
- December 09, 2017

The State with its rich natural resources and talented people has limitless possibilities. Enduring peace can help realist the huge potential for economic gains, jobs and prosperity. He said although the insurgency in the NE region was contained largely but strict vigil would remain upward as some groups sneak into Bangladesh . (more...)
Trump's second-in-command Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine': Fatah official Trump's second-in-command Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine': Fatah official
- December 09, 2017

More than 300 Palestinians have reportedly been injured in clashes with Israeli police forces, which were deployed throughout the occupied territories following Trump's announcement that he would both recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and begin the process of moving the US embassy there. (more...)
Gujarat polls: Complaints regarding the EVMs in few areas, says Shaktisinh Gohil Gujarat polls: Complaints regarding the EVMs in few areas, says Shaktisinh Gohil
- December 09, 2017

A recorded audio message by BJP president Amit Shah had also gone out to the BJP ranks earlier this week, stressing on casting their votes by "10.30 am", and exhorting each one to bring ten voters to the booths. "I suspect a conspiracy against the Dalit voters by the BJP, who have never supported the Dalit community. When the Bluetooth of a mobile phone is turned on, a device named "ECO 105" is shown as available", Modhwadia, the Congress candidate from Porbandar, said. (more...)
British, Irish leaders discuss border issue British, Irish leaders discuss border issue
- December 09, 2017

The European Commission this afternoon said there was "no white smoke" regarding a deal - and warned that a solution must be found this week in order for talks to move on to the next phase. Minister Coveney noted that both sides are facing into "a sensitive negotiation at a very sensitive time" and insisted the Government would not say anything to "stoke up what is already a hard relationship management exercise". (more...)
Anti-US Valley protests Anti-US Valley protests
- December 09, 2017

The call for protests was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Thursday. Heavy contingents of police and paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were deployed in the three areas to enforce restrictions. (more...)
China Claims Indian Drone China Claims Indian Drone "Invaded Airspace in Crash"
- December 09, 2017

The matter was resolved in August-end when the two countries withdrew troops after Beijing indicated it had halted the work. On Thursday, China said an Indian drone "invaded" its airspace before crashing on its side of the border, prompting Beijing to lodge protests with India. (more...)
Pope Francis urges Trump to reconsider and maintain 'status quo' in Israel Pope Francis urges Trump to reconsider and maintain 'status quo' in Israel
- December 09, 2017

The pope is effectively telling the president, without naming him, not to proceed down this road, warning that it can lead to even more conflict in the Holy Land and the Middle East . French President Emmanuel Macron called Trump's decision "regrettable". "I wished, also in this case, to express Christ's and the Church's closeness to a people that have suffered due to conflicts and repressions and are now slowly moving toward a new condition of freedom and peace", Francis said. (more...)
Palestinians martyred in Israeli raids in Gaza Palestinians martyred in Israeli raids in Gaza
- December 09, 2017

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has said President Donald Trump of U.S, will regret his decision on the status of Jerusalem and called for the launch of Intifada. One was reportedly intercepted by Israel's US-built Iron Dome missile defence system over the southern Israeli city of Sderot, while the second did not reach Israeli territory. (more...)
Church notes for Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 Church notes for Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017
- December 09, 2017

The Rev. Frankie McLean of Union Baptist Church will be guest speaker at 10:40 a.m. December 17. Baked Potato Bar , 5:30 to 7 p.m., Langhorne Chapel Community Church, 15777 Leesville Road, Evington, baked potato, desserts, and music by area gospel groups. (more...)
Modi baiter MP quits, eyes Rahul platform Modi baiter MP quits, eyes Rahul platform
- December 09, 2017

Deshmukh said that he has spoken to BJP public representative but not a single person is in favour of him. Mr Patole has been a member of other parties, including the Congress, in the past. Despite reaching out to the PM on farmer issues, the party and the Centre did not do anything, he said here. Ever since his fall out with Modi at meeting of MPs at the prime minister's residence, Patole has struck a defiant note and charted his own course. (more...)
Liberia Supreme Court dismisses voter fraud allegations, approves run-off Liberia Supreme Court dismisses voter fraud allegations, approves run-off
- December 09, 2017

The NEC denies claims of fraud and gross irregularities, but it says there were challenges on Election Day that can not overturn the outcome of the polls. The runoff election was delayed after the court issued a stay order on October 31 following a request by Liberty Party requesting that NEC desist from planning a runoff until the party's claims of fraud were investigated. (more...)
Gujarat Assembly Elections: Campaigning ends for first phase Gujarat Assembly Elections: Campaigning ends for first phase
- December 09, 2017

In a tweet, the PM said, "Phase 1 of Gujarat polls begin". The first phase of polling is being held in 89 assembly constituencies of Saurashtra and South Gujarat with 977 candidates in the fray. The cameras have also been installed inside critical polling booths in vulnerable areas to closely monitor the proceedings without violating secrecy of voting process. (more...)
United Nations envoy expresses concern about violence escalation in Middle East United Nations envoy expresses concern about violence escalation in Middle East
- December 09, 2017

Eight countries called for the emergency meeting at the United Nations headquarters in NY on Friday, as Palestinians protested across the West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza Strip against the USA president's decision throughout the day. The representative of Palestine said that the United States should back down from its decision on occupied Jerusalem, warning of the serious repercussions Trump's decision. (more...)
US Secretary of State Tillerson: US Secretary of State Tillerson: "We strongly support Georgia's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership"
- December 09, 2017

The secretary of state said Trump was "very committed" to the peace process, adding that the team led by Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner was working "very diligently" to achieve it. Trump's decision to back Israel's claim on Jerusalem - which he is due to announce at 1800 GMT - has triggered a chorus of worldwide concern, amid fears that it could sink any hope of new peace talks. (more...)
U.S. court refuses to free convict featured in 'Making a Murderer' U.S. court refuses to free convict featured in 'Making a Murderer'
- December 09, 2017

Dassey, who was was 16 when he convicted of the murder of Teresa Halbach with his uncle Steven Avery , will remain incarcerated after 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that police properly obtained Brendan Dassey's confession. (more...)
Durant, Warriors wrap up flawless 6-game trip Durant, Warriors wrap up flawless 6-game trip
- December 09, 2017

Drummond's presence was likely one of the reasons Kerr didn't push Pachulia to play on Friday, because he's one of the last classic true centers remaining in the National Basketball Association. With 5.3 seconds left, Thompson hit two free throws to help ice the game. Van Gundy brought Smith and Tolliver into the game with three minutes to go in the first quarter, then brought Tolliver in with four minutes to go in the third quarter with Smith following and then Kennard before the fourth ... (more...)
Trump's Middle East advisor Dina Powell announces to quit Trump's Middle East advisor Dina Powell announces to quit
- December 09, 2017

The White House has been considering a place to replace him with Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director and staunch Trump loyalist Mike Pompeo. However fast Dina Powell manages to run away from her year spent inside Donald Trump's batshit presidency, Gary Cohn should time her, because he's going to need an accelerated version to salvage whatever is left of his reputation. (more...)
Olympics: USOC says all systems go for Pyeongchang Olympics: USOC says all systems go for Pyeongchang
- December 09, 2017

She added that she would not visit the White House if she won. The US Olympic Committee responded on Thursday, saying plans to compete in the Winter Olympics has not changed. ski team, and she was equally passionate as she said how she feels about President Donald Trump and his administration. "Everybody is focused on the fact that we're going to be bringing a team, we're going to show up like nearly 100 other nations and we're really looking forward to it". (more...)
Department of Homeland Security announces end-of-year immigration enforcement numbers
- December 09, 2017

The region - which includes Utah, Nevada, Idaho and Montana - saw 5,177 arrests of immigrants suspected of being undocumented and 3,550 deportations in the 2017 fiscal year. Since Trump took office, after a campaign largely built around a promise to crack down on illegal immigration, the effect of the tougher approach is now clear in enforcement statistics. (more...)
Al Franken Resigns from the Senate Al Franken Resigns from the Senate
- December 09, 2017

She said she feels badly that he is resigning: "I feel sad that he has to leave a job he's passionate about". "It was a very un-empathetic speech to the women who told him and the public that it was not okay". "I know there has been a very different picture of me painted over the last few weeks, but I know who I really am". "And I don't feel like there was a resolve to the situation today". (more...)