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India, Vietnam sign pacts on trade, agriculture and nuclear energy India, Vietnam sign pacts on trade, agriculture and nuclear energy
- March 04, 2018

He also pointed out that bilateral trade continued to grow even in the current global economic scenario and said trade between the two countries rose from $6 billion to $10 billion in the last five years. "Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang was accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the presence of President Shri Ram Nath Kovind and PM Narendra Modi ", External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. (more...)
Five people hit by avalanche at Squaw Valley ski resort, two hospitalized Five people hit by avalanche at Squaw Valley ski resort, two hospitalized
- March 04, 2018

A snowboarder at Squaw Valley-Alpine Meadows resort was found dead Friday after disappearing in a blizzard the day prior, authorities said. The man was snowboarding with friends in ungroomed terrain when he fell head-first into about 5 feet of fresh snow and suffocated when he couldn't free himself, Tim Cohee, China Peak's managing partner and general manager, told the Bee. (more...)
Senate Election: PML-N backed independent candidates win 15 seats Senate Election: PML-N backed independent candidates win 15 seats
- March 04, 2018

The law minister said that the Opposition in the Punjab assembly could bag a seat if they would unitedly support and vote for a candidate. Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal also celebrated PML-N's heavy win "despite [a] Supreme Court verdict" that had forced the ruling party's candidates to contest the elections as independent candidates. (more...)
Turkish soldiers, FSA capture strategic Raju town of Syria's Afrin Turkish soldiers, FSA capture strategic Raju town of Syria's Afrin
- March 04, 2018

The military said eight soldiers were killed and 13 wounded. While figures varied according to different sources, the Kurdish Red Crescent this week said that at least 348 civilians had been killed so far by continued Turkish airstrikes and artillery shelling. (more...)
Jordanian King Abdullah II meets PM Narendra Modi Jordanian King Abdullah II meets PM Narendra Modi
- March 04, 2018

Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu underlined the importance of cementing Jordanian-Indian economic cooperation and the role both countries' governments can play in facilitating the two-way trade exchange and joint investments. (more...)
Financing of Trump Tower Vancouver under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny Financing of Trump Tower Vancouver under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny
- March 04, 2018

News of the investigation comes after numerous reports this week that the president, his son Donald Trump Jr. and his son-in-law Jared Kushner have become potential targets in the special counsel investigation that began over Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Women 'will eventually' be allowed at games, Iran tells FIFA Women 'will eventually' be allowed at games, Iran tells FIFA
- March 04, 2018

Iranian women are, however, allowed to attend female football matches. Infantino met with Iranian leaders, including President Hassan Rouhani during a visit to Tehran to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Iran's football federation. It said Rouhani also referred to the "passionate presence of women in various fields of sport, especially football", noting that 23,000 Iranian women are registered as football players in the country. (more...)
Pauses in Syria suburb 'not enough — United Nations official Pauses in Syria suburb 'not enough — United Nations official
- March 04, 2018

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory For Human Rights said the attacks were carried out on Tuesday in the Eastern Ghouta district, a rebel-held area on the outskirts of Damascus . At the same time, rebel groups have been known to use the blockade on humanitarian access for their own political or financial gain, Lund said. Eastern Ghouta was among the first areas to rise up against President Bashar Assad's rule in 2011. (more...)
Suspect in deadly double shooting on CMU campus in custody Suspect in deadly double shooting on CMU campus in custody
- March 04, 2018

The Central Michigan University community breathed a sigh of relief after Davis. It all started early Friday morning, when police got a series of calls from the residence hall saying shots had been fired on the fourth floor. The shooting inside the Campbell Hall dormitory happened on the eve of spring break and sparked a lockdown on the campus in Mount Pleasant, Mich ., a city about 85 miles from Grand Rapids and 155 miles from Detroit. (more...)
Slovakia journalist murder: 7 suspects released Slovakia journalist murder: 7 suspects released
- March 04, 2018

The seven suspects were detained during raids in seven locations in eastern Slovakia . In his investigation, Kuciak alleged that Italian businessmen with ties to the feared Calabrian organised crime syndicate 'Ndrangheta had settled in eastern Slovakia, and spent years embezzling European Union funds for this relatively poor region on the border with Ukraine. (more...)
Tell truth or resign: Nobel laureates tell Suu Kyi Tell truth or resign: Nobel laureates tell Suu Kyi
- March 03, 2018

Myanmar's Border Guard Police or BGP personnel fired two shots in the air on their side of the Tambru border at Naikkhyangchharhi in Bandarban around 8 pm on Thursday, a Border Guard Bangladesh or BGB official said. Ms Maguire said they were looking for legal options to ensure justice, saying: "We plan to take (Burma's) government to the global court of justice". (more...)
Have You Voted Yet In The 2018 Texas Primary Election? Have You Voted Yet In The 2018 Texas Primary Election?
- March 03, 2018

Likewise, there will be no primary elections in the N.C. General Assembly races where Republican Michele Presnell, who serves as the N.C. District 118 representative will again face Democrat Rhonda Schandevel and Republican Mike Clampitt, who represents voters in the 119 legislative district, will face Joe Sam Queen, who has previously held the seat. (more...)
Pakistan says 'unprovoked' Indian attack kills 3 in Kashmir Pakistan says 'unprovoked' Indian attack kills 3 in Kashmir
- March 03, 2018

The retaliatory action was launched after the Pakistan Army pounded Indian posts and civilian areas continuously for the last two days. Pakistan is using heavy-calibre long range weapons including 120 mm mortars to inflict maximum damage deep in the civilian areas. (more...)
Trump joins mourners at Billy Graham's funeral Trump joins mourners at Billy Graham's funeral
- March 03, 2018

According to his doctor, Rev. According to his doctor, Graham "just wore out", passing peacefully in his sleep. No one was with him except a nurse. The service will also be streamed live online. Capitol, where Graham's remains lay in honor . "And it was something very special", Trump said. "I am deeply touched and grateful". "Here lies America's pastor", said House Speaker Paul Ryan , gesturing to Graham's casket under the eye of the dome, surrounded by family, friends, lawmakers ... (more...)
French judge steps up Le Pen investigation over Islamic State tweets French judge steps up Le Pen investigation over Islamic State tweets
- March 03, 2018

Le Pen, who lost the 2016 presidential election to Emmanuel Macron, posted the three images to Twitter several weeks after IS terrorists killed 130 people in Paris in November 2015. Le Pen later deleted the picture of Foley after a request from his family, saying she had been unaware of his identity. Along with other right-wing, nationalist movements throughout Europe, the National Front has enjoyed a resurgence amid increasing dissatisfaction with the European Union's immigration policies. (more...)
BJP Goes Into A Huddle To Push For 'One Nation, One Election' BJP Goes Into A Huddle To Push For 'One Nation, One Election'
- March 03, 2018

Sources said that deliberation on a "One Nation-One Election" was among the main priorities in the meeting. If the BJP states are able to do that - even if they achieve partial success in delivery - it will set the right note for the party and Modi when campaigning for next round of Assembly elections and later parliamentary election begins. (more...)
Kushner group got millions in loans after a White House meeting Kushner group got millions in loans after a White House meeting
- March 02, 2018

Harris met with Kushner multiple times to discuss infrastructure policy, but they also spoke about Harris possibly getting a job with the administration, which never happened. Signature, a NY state-chartered bank, said in an email that, with the permission of its client, it could state that "the Kushner Family and Kushner Co have been clients since 2010". (more...)
Shehbaz Sharif likely to be acting PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif likely to be acting PML-N chief
- March 02, 2018

As per the PML-N constitution, the party's CWC is to elect its acting party chief within a week of the top party seat is vacated due to any reason. The party's General Council is then required to elect a President within forty-five days. Nawaz has already nominated Shahbaz for the prime minister candidate if PML-N wins this year's general elections. The Sharif clan and their supporters have repeatedly denied allegations of corruption, suggesting Nawaz is the victim of a conspiracy driven ... (more...)
Winter Olympics: South Korean Police Arrest Canadian Athlete Over Car Theft Winter Olympics: South Korean Police Arrest Canadian Athlete Over Car Theft
- March 01, 2018

Duncan's group is not allowed to leave South Korea until the fines are paid. Daegwallyeong Police told CBC News that Raine was behind the wheel and had a blood alcohol level of.16, while the legal limit in South Korea is.05. William Ryan Raine, the ski cross high-performance director, called his actions "inexcusable" and apologized to the owner of the involved vehicle in his statement. (more...)
Areas around the Ohio River experience flooding Areas around the Ohio River experience flooding
- March 01, 2018

Meteorologist Kristen Cassady, in Wilmington, Ohio, said a couple of dry days will help, but rain expected later in the week could delay the receding. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin said on Twitter late Saturday , "We've lost multiple Kentuckians today due to severe weather events in the western part of our state". (more...)