Iraq's Abadi Says Trump Has Assured Him of More US Support

President Donald Trump says the USA "never" should have withdrawn its troops from Iraq after invading that country in 2003. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during a meeting with President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White Ho... More..

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Germany rejects Trump claim: 'There is no debt account at NATO'
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Germany rejects Trump claim: 'There is no debt account at NATO'

Last Friday, German chancellor Angela Merkel and the US President Donald Trump held a meeting as well as a joint press conference. But U.S. officials have publicly praised the alliance since Trump took office, ...More..

The Lonzo Ball show is taking over the NCAA Tournament
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Lonzo Ball show is taking over the NCAA Tournament

It was very fitting that a 65-62 game ends with two good defensive sequences to decide the victor. Neither team impressed offensively. "When we get stops, it's easier to get out and run and with our pace, it'...More..

New Eurovision crisis as Ukraine bans Russia's singer from entering country
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

New Eurovision crisis as Ukraine bans Russia's singer from entering country

Three years ago, Russian armed forces started occupying Crimea. Earlier this month Russian Federation picked wheelchair-bound singer Yulia Samoylova to represent them at the music contest in Kyiv. Samoylova, ...More..

Anti-Romeo squads are not moral police, says Uttar Pradesh DGP
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Anti-Romeo squads are not moral police, says Uttar Pradesh DGP

In Lucknow, the IG office has given orders to constitute the anti-Romeo squads in each of the 11 districts of the zone. Anti-Romeo squad, which carried out the mission included senior police officials, includ...More..

I came in between the two: Yogi Adityanath on Rahul, Akhilesh
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

I came in between the two: Yogi Adityanath on Rahul, Akhilesh

Adityanath spoke while the lower house was debating the finance bill. He said that considering the importance of UP, if the state government asks for any opinion, then the answer will be given immediately. "I...More..

UP: CM Yogi directs officers to furnish asset details in 15 days
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

UP: CM Yogi directs officers to furnish asset details in 15 days

The hindutva hardliner took a jibe at former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. Upset that only 26 MPs were present in Rajya Sabha during the passage of the Enemy Property...More..

Vodafone and Idea Cellular join to create India's largest telco
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vodafone and Idea Cellular join to create India's largest telco

Both Vodafone and Idea Cellular on Monday announced their agreement to combine their operations in India. Built at a cost of more than US$20 billion by India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, Jio has offered free...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

President Trump to attend North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in May

Although Tillerson is expected to miss the April talks in Brussels, he will meet Wednesday with foreign ministers who are attending a meeting in Washington of the US -led coalition fighting the Islamic State ...More..

ISIS Claims US-Led Coalition Killed Thousands In Mosul
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

ISIS Claims US-Led Coalition Killed Thousands In Mosul

The radical Sunni jihadist group is under assault in both Iraq-in the country's second city Mosul which IS seized in June 2014 - and in neighbouring Syria. The U.S. -led coalition on the other hand, claimed to ...More..

Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch faces Senate hearing
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch faces Senate hearing

Democrats are likely to push him if he is reluctant. The first Senate hearing will begin Monday , with Gorsuch set to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Here are some of Gorsuch's c...More..

Czechs saw off rhino horns as precaution
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Czechs saw off rhino horns as precaution

The Czech zoo is not the only one to take such measures. "The risk that the rhinos now face not only in the wild but even in zoos is too high and the safety of the animals is our first concern", said Premysl ...More..

Euro Charges Ahead as Macron Trounces Rivals in TV Debate
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Euro Charges Ahead as Macron Trounces Rivals in TV Debate

Investors who had retreated to safe assets on worries that Le Pen would win the election and try to take France out of the euro sold low-risk euro zone government bonds on Tuesday, relieved by Macron's debate s...More..

Amit Shah visits under-construction BJP headquarters
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Amit Shah visits under-construction BJP headquarters

The 84-year-old former CM of Karnataka, who was was the External Affairs Minister in the UPA government between 2009 and 2012, served in the grand old party for 46 years before he quit the party. "Krishna's ten...More..

Norway crowned world's happiest country
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Norway crowned world's happiest country

According to the report , Norway displaced Denmark to take the title "world's happiest country" this year, followed by Denmark , Iceland and Switzerland. Professor Jeffrey Sachs , the director of the ...More..

Awkward: Merkel asks for a handshake, Trump doesn't respond
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Awkward: Merkel asks for a handshake, Trump doesn't respond

Germany, with its population of 80 million, has accepted more than one million refugees since 2015 - a move that Trump described was "ruining" the country during his presidential run. "Let's leave it that we've...More..

German defence minister slams Trump statement on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as incorrect
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

German defence minister slams Trump statement on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as incorrect

After President Trump's tweet, German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen rejected the above claims by saying that there are no debt accounts with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation by questioning how militar...More..

Retired US Navy Admiral Among 9 Military Officers Arrested In Bribery Scandal
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Retired US Navy Admiral Among 9 Military Officers Arrested In Bribery Scandal

Bruce Loveless and eight other high-ranking Navy officers are charged with accepting luxury travel, elaborate dinners and the services of prostitutes from foreign defense contractor Leonard Francis . In the f...More..

Trump's New Device Ban on Airplanes: What You Need to Know
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Trump's New Device Ban on Airplanes: What You Need to Know

DHS announced earlier Tuesday it is prohibiting electronic devices larger than a cellphone from certain nonstop flights bound for the us due to security concerns. These changes are as a result of a security c...More..

Emirates says USA electronics restrictions to last months
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Emirates says USA electronics restrictions to last months

At a briefing Monday, Homeland Security officials said the change is based on intelligence reports regarding extremist groups with an interest in disrupting USA aviation, although no groups were identified. The...More..