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Opposition lawmakers set off tear gas in Kosovo Parliament

Opposition lawmakers set off tear gas in Kosovo Parliament Thick smoke can be seen filling the chambers as people slowly evacuate, wiping their eyes. The opposition members used three tear gas canisters just as the vote was about to start, according to The Independent . Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj told deputies Tuesday that the vote was "one of the most important matters for the country". The Movement for Self-Determination has a history of... [Full Article...]

Trump plans to hit China with $60 bn in annual tariffs

Trump plans to hit China with $60 bn in annual tariffs Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem, the EU's top trade official, is in Washington to meet US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and other officials to unblock the issue. European Union leaders will discuss the tariffs on Thursday, hoping to avert a trade war while remaining determined to press on with free trade deals with the Mercosur countries of South America and Mexico. [Full Article...]

GOP senators criticise Donald Trump for congratulating Vladimir Putin on win

GOP senators criticise Donald Trump for congratulating Vladimir Putin on win The Washington Post reported that Trump offered his congratulations despite a written briefing by national security advisers urging him not to do so. The White House statement earlier Wednesday about a possible firing was an unusual threat and an indication of the seriousness with which the administration is treating the latest breach. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram brings back kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

Boko Haram brings back kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls The government had earlier confirmed 76 of them released early Wednesday. The girls were released "through back-channel efforts and with the help of some friends of the country, and it was unconditional", Information Minister Lai Mohammed told journalists in the capital, Abuja . [Full Article...]

Suspected Austin Package Bomber Is Dead

Suspected Austin Package Bomber Is Dead FedEx officials provided "key evidence" that led to the suspect's identification, the company told employees in an internal memo seen by Reuters on Wednesday. "What we do know is we believe the same person built each one of these devices", said Mr Milanowski, the agent in charge of the Houston division of the ATF. [Full Article...]

Construction at World Cup stadium in Samara still behind schedule, says Federation Internationale de Football Association

Construction at World Cup stadium in Samara still behind schedule, says Federation Internationale de Football Association While the Foreign Office has so far stopped short of advising fans not to go to the World Cup, starting in June, Mr Johnson said they were monitoring the situation "very, very closely". Swedish foreign ministry spokesman Per Enerud told AFP "this is one of many ideas we are looking at" and Denmark said the same step was under discussion. [Full Article...]

Will the 'Beast of Easter' hit Lancashire — WHITE EASTER

Will the 'Beast of Easter' hit Lancashire — WHITE EASTER A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for the same time frame over parts of Kentuckiana that are likely to receive the highest snow totals. There is also Winter Weather Advisories for Centre, Clinton, Indiana and Clearfield counties until 8:00 PM. [Full Article...]

Israel admits 2007 air strike on suspected Syrian reactor

Israel admits 2007 air strike on suspected Syrian reactor Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel will prevent enemies from obtaining nuclear weapons after its military admitted it carried out a 2007 air raid against a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor. Two years later, their conclusion was that Syria was less than a year away from an operational nuclear reactor. "To our assessment [REDACTED] secretive and orderly [REDACTED] for achieving a n... [Full Article...]

USA school shooting: Gunman dies after being shot in Maryland

USA school shooting: Gunman dies after being shot in Maryland Gaskill's interaction on Monday with the deceased gunman, 17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins , wasn't the first time he came face-to-face with a firearm. Mary's County schools. In regards to the system-wide "See Something, Say Something" awareness campaign, launched last week in Charles County Public Schools, with a variety of age appropriate activities and programs created to encourage student... [Full Article...]

South Korean prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ex-President Lee: Yonhap

South Korean prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ex-President Lee: Yonhap As he denied most charges against him during a questioning session last week, prosecutors have reportedly said they will inevitably have to seek an arrest warrant, Chosun Ilbo reported. He reportedly then had Samsung pay the company's legal fees. In the warrant request, investigators pointed to Lee as the real owner of an auto company named DAS, which he has always been suspected of owning and c... [Full Article...]

President Trump's Tweets target Mueller

President Trump's Tweets target Mueller Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies while he was FBI Director during a 2007 hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. The special counsels investigation has so far resulted in almost two dozen indictments, including charges against Trumps former campaign chairman and deputy campaign chairman. [Full Article...]

NDA 'Messed Up' The Economy: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

NDA 'Messed Up' The Economy: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Singh, who mostly remains silent, emerged as one of the strong voices against the Modi government especially a year ago during the Gujarat assembly elections when he tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Noting the cut in the defence budget, Dr Singh said: "The defence expenditure of our country is no more than 1.6 per cent of our GDP . This is far too inadequate to meet the challenges of o... [Full Article...]

Russia Election: Putin Secures Fourth Term For Another Six Years

Russia Election: Putin Secures Fourth Term For Another Six Years Putin is so certain of winning that authorities are investing instead in massive get-out-the-vote efforts to produce a turnout that would embolden the Russian leader both domestically and internationally. Election observers and local media report threats and coercion of voters to re-register at their place of work and report later that they have voted. [Full Article...]

Xi Jinping warns Taiwan against push for independence

Xi Jinping warns Taiwan against push for independence Taiwan in response urged China to shelve its mindset of "forceful intimidation" and pursue a breakthrough in cross-strait relations. "Only those who habitually threaten others will look at everyone else as threats". A major government reshuffle was also unveiled, and Xi placed his trusted allies - including new Vice-President Wang Qishan - in key positions concerning the economy, relations with ... [Full Article...]

The Iran Nuclear Deal Looks for Life Support

The Iran Nuclear Deal Looks for Life Support Bin Salman added that the two had discussed the nuclear deal privately in their meeting. "That must also be discussed to reach a common position". Trump told reporters that his administration has "a zero-tolerance policy for the funding of terrorists and we're working very hard, and Saudi Arabia has been working very hard on that - as are other countries in the Middle East". [Full Article...]

Sudan, the last northern white rhino

Sudan, the last northern white rhino World's last male white Rhino, Sudan, died in Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy on March 20. Sudan, 45, was being treated for age-related health issues and a series of infections. The hope for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) technique has been proposed to preserve the subspecies. "While prices of rhino horn are falling in China and Vietnam, poaching for horn still threatens all rhino species",... [Full Article...]

Ant's arrest casts shadow over Saturday Night Takeaway's Universal special

Ant's arrest casts shadow over Saturday Night Takeaway's Universal special A friend told The Sun newspaper said: " Ant is devastated". Suzuki could pull support for its partner Ant McPartlin following the TV star's arrest for alleged drink-driving as it "reviews its options". ITV said the show will not air this weekend and the final two episodes will not feature McPartlin, who has now gone into treatment. The lads were nominated in the Best Entertainment Progr... [Full Article...]

Putin easily secures 4th-term win in election

Putin easily secures 4th-term win in election He declared victory in front of thousands of people gathered in below-freezing temperatures at Moscow's Manezhnaya Square near the Kremlin, where he called for unity in the country. The Russian leader's popularity remains high despite his suppression of dissent and reproach from the West over Russia's increasingly aggressive stance in world affairs and alleged interference in the 2016 US electio... [Full Article...]

'The US has stopped coddling the PA and its driving Abbas crazy'

'The US has stopped coddling the PA and its driving Abbas crazy' Abbas's government has limited autonomy in parts of the West Bank, while the Jewish state annexed east Jerusalem in a move never recognised by the worldwide community. He said he would take new punitive measures against Hamas. Hamas called his comments irresponsible and said they aimed to "burn bridges and reinforce divisions". [Full Article...]

Brexit transition deal: 'Significant step' made as Tory civil war looms

Brexit transition deal: 'Significant step' made as Tory civil war looms He believes the industry will be left "staring down the barrel of the gun" and faces "obliteration" because its lack of a veto will mean the EU abolishes the 12-mile coastal limit which now legally protects British inshore and shell-fishermen from European fishing boats. [Full Article...]


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