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Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls His victory comes as Moscow takes an increasingly combative stance toward the Western world. Russian President Vladimir Putin was declared victor in the presidential election held on Sunday. "I am sure of the correctness of the course that I propose for the country", he said, according to state news agency RIA-Novosti. A 43-year-old mechanic had to vote if he wanted to keep his job. [Full Article...]

Kushner Cos. filed false NYC housing paperwork

Kushner Cos. filed false NYC housing paperwork As the Associated Press revealed in its new report, Kushner, who reportedly made amendments to federal forms detailing his financial assets and contacts with foreign officials, may have broken some laws when his company allegedly filed fraudulent paperwork to force out rent-regulated tenants from its buildings in ny so they could flip them for profit. [Full Article...]

DUP not concerned by Brexit transition deal

DUP not concerned by Brexit transition deal The transition accord was announced Monday at a news conference in Brussels by David Davis , Britain's main negotiator, and his European Union counterpart, Michel Barnier , who described it as a "decisive step" toward an orderly withdrawal, or Brexit. [Full Article...]

European Union urged to impose new sanctions against Iran

European Union urged to impose new sanctions against Iran He said Saudi threats to start a nuclear program proved his warning that the deal would enhance instead of limiting proliferation. Any EU-wide measures would be the first significant punitive steps since the bloc lifted broad economic sanctions on Iran a year ago following the 2015 accord to curb Tehran's nuclear ambitions for at least a decade. [Full Article...]

Third Time Lucky? Imran Khan Marries His 'Spiritual Adviser' Bushra Maneka

Third Time Lucky? Imran Khan Marries His 'Spiritual Adviser' Bushra Maneka Khan said he had proposed marriage to Manika but denied reports that he had secretly Wednesday her, adding that Maneka has "asked for time to make a final decision after consulting her family, including her children". The ceremony was kept a low profile as per the desire of Imran Khan . Rumors about Khan's third marriage started circulating in January. Taking a jibe at the PTI leader, Chaud... [Full Article...]

Tathra residents line up to find out the fate of their home

Tathra residents line up to find out the fate of their home If you're anxious about family in the Tathra area, call the Public Information Inquiry Centre on 1800 227 228. "The fire at Tathra is at Emergency Warning". Residents have been notified by RFS crews if their home is damaged , destroyed or unaffected. It is understood some people may be escorted around the area today to see the damage, but won't be allowed to return amid safety concerns such a... [Full Article...]

Trump required White House staffers to sign NDAs

The document: "I understand that the United States Government or, upon completion of the term (s) of Mr. Donald J. Trump, an authorized representative of Mr. In any case, it seems fairly clear that any such agreement would be entirely unenforceable. There may also be some restrictions when it comes to information that would be protected by the so-called "Executive Privilege" or some other testimon... [Full Article...]

Putin Wins Russian Election, Secures 4th Term

Putin Wins Russian Election, Secures 4th Term Authorities, however, are seeking a high turnout to add greater legitimacy to a new term for Putin , who is already Russia's second-longest serving leader since Joseph Stalin. The Ukrainian government, insulted by Russia's holding the election on the anniversary of Crimea's annexation, refused to let ordinary Russians vote. [Full Article...]

US, South Korea announce annual military exercises to begin on April 1

US, South Korea announce annual military exercises to begin on April 1 So, given the situation, the military exercise which the US and South Korea are planning hold in the Korean peninsula next month can wait. It said the UN Command notified North Korea on Tuesday of the planned drills and explained that they are annual exercises of defensive nature. [Full Article...]

Pakistan's new terror tactic in Afghanistan: Aid Taliban to attack North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces

Pakistan's new terror tactic in Afghanistan: Aid Taliban to attack North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces The Afghan Embassy in the USA had claimed that the attack was planned by Pakistan. The Dawn reported that hours after Pence-Abbasi meeting, senior Trump administration officials held a special briefing for Washington-based journalists to convey their dissatisfaction with Pakistan's Afghanistan policy. [Full Article...]

Spy scandal won't disrupt presidential election

Spy scandal won't disrupt presidential election The Central Election Commission said it had received more than 670 complaints, according to a Twitter post. "Listen to me. It seems to me that what you are saying is a bit amusing", he told reporters Sunday night when asked if he saw himself running for president again in 2030. [Full Article...]

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for former president

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for former president Former first lady Kim Yoon-ok has been mentioned as a recipient of illicit money in prosecutors' recent questionings of a former Woori Finance Holdings chairman, former presidential secretaries and her relatives. Lee, who was in office from 2008 to 2013, is suspected of taking about 11 billion won ($10.3 million) in bribes from the state intelligence agency, businesses and others. [Full Article...]

Wide State Emergency In Sri Lanka Lifted

Wide State Emergency In Sri Lanka Lifted The state of emergency was declared on March 6 after violent clashes broke out in Kandy. The previous state of emergency, which had been in place in the country for almost three decades, was lifted in 2011 following the end of the civil war and the government's victory over Tamil Tiger rebels. [Full Article...]

Li Keqiang re-elected as Prime Minister of China for second term

Li Keqiang re-elected as Prime Minister of China for second term Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who also holds the rotating chair of the African Union this year, said China has made remarkable achievements under Xi's leadership, with the Chinese people's livelihood improved and China's global influence enhanced. [Full Article...]

Facebook Security Chief Plans to Step Down

Facebook Security Chief Plans to Step Down Stamos-who led the team that studied "information operations" on Facebook and Instagram in the wake of the 2016 US election-is known as a prolific tweeter, and has long defended Facebook's actions when it came to security and political interference. [Full Article...]

Modi govt mismanaged dispute in J&K: Manmohan

Modi govt mismanaged dispute in J&K: Manmohan Urging Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to embrace the party workers and hear them ahead of the big 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Sidhu said, "PM can be ex, MP can be ex, MLA can be ex, but never can a karyakarta be ex!" Speaking at the concluding day of the AICC plenary session in Delhi, Sidhu, now a minister in the Congress government of Punjab, said that his 'maun' (silence) was more effective t... [Full Article...]

Russian Voters Hand Putin A Broad New Mandate

Russian Voters Hand Putin A Broad New Mandate It seems to me that what you are saying is a bit amusing", he told reporters Sunday night when asked if he saw himself running for president again in 2030. Selfie competitions, giveaways, food festivals and children's entertainers were laid on at polling stations in a bid to entice voters. Sunday marks four years since Putin signed a treaty declaring Crimea to be part of Russian Federa... [Full Article...]

WTO chief Roberto Azevêdo calls on PM Modi after ministerial meet

WTO chief Roberto Azevêdo calls on PM Modi after ministerial meet A senior Indian government official said all trade related issues, including the US decision to hike tariffs on steel and aluminium, would be discussed at the informal two-day WTO meeting. While India is keen to bring up the issue of rising protectionist tariff measures by Washington, the U.S. has expressed concerns over the trade body's functioning and sought reforms. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton is 'wrong' about Trump voters: Dick Durbin

Hillary Clinton is 'wrong' about Trump voters: Dick Durbin Tell yourself this: Do you want a person in charge of America who has to insult her own people to try and make an excuse for her own failure? Polls put the election in a tight race between her and her expected challenger, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley. [Full Article...]

Xi re-elected President, top ally Wang named VP

Xi re-elected President, top ally Wang named VP Wang got just one vote less. Xi was also reappointed as head of the government commission that commands the military. But he has kept a prominent profile, sitting at the same table as the seven members of the Politburo Standing Committee during the public sessions of the National People's Congress while receiving fervent applause from the delegates as he voted. [Full Article...]


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