Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Catalonia independence declaration signed and suspended

Catalan leaders have signed a declaration of independence from Spain but suspended it to allow talks with the government in Madrid. Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and other regional leaders have signed a...
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US President Trump to roll out overall Iran strategy soon: White House

The White House has said US President Donald Trump will make an announcement later this week on an overall Iran strategy. "He'll make that later this week," said White House spokesperson Sarah...
Pentagon

Row with Turkey not affecting military activities: Pentagon

  The Pentagon has said diplomatic tension between the US and Turkey has not affected their military activities. "I can confirm that these developments have not impacted our operations or personnel," Pentagon Spokesman...

US takes formal step to repeal Obama’s power plant rule

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took a formal step to repeal measures put in place by former U.S. President Barack Obama that would limit greenhouse gas emissions from existing power...
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Donald Trump, top defence officials discuss options on N.Korea

The White House has said US military leaders had briefed President Donald Trump on options regarding North Korea nuclear issue. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs...
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UN Security Council calls for dialogue in Yemen

The UN Security Council has called on all parties in Yemen, particularly the Houthis, to engage in meaningful dialogue to stop fighting and resolve the conflict. The members of the Security Council...
Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi predicts defeat of IS in Iraq this year

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi expected the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq will be completely defeated this year. In a televised press conference on Tuesday after his weekly cabinet meeting, Abadi...

UNHCR: Around 11,000 Rohingyas flee to Bangladesh in 24 hours

Around 11,000 Rohingyas crossed over into neighbouring Bangladesh in a single day in a fresh surge of refugees fleeing an ongoing military offensive in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the United Nations refugee...
Aamish

Differently-abled DJ to open music fest in Goa

Differently-abled DJ Varun Khullar aka Aamish will open the multi-genre music festival Time Out 72, which will have performances by American singer Jason Derulo and Dutch DJ Martin Garrix, in Goa. The...
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North Korea hackers ‘steal US-South Korea war plan’

Hackers from North Korea are reported to have stolen a large cache of military documents from South Korea, including the latest Washington-Seoul wartime operational plan, a ruling party lawmaker said on...