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Finally, Buhari Set to Visit Benue, Taraba, Others

Finally, Buhari Set to Visit Benue, Taraba, Others The president remarks on the killings has elicited reaction from some social cultural groups in the state who found fault in the presidents claim that more people were killed in the Mambilla plateau crisis than those of Benue and Zamfara states. [Full Article...]

Italy faces political gridlock after far-right parties win big

According to the results released by Italy's interior ministry, a center-right coalition that included Berlusconi's Forza Italia party and the anti-immigrant League won about 37 percent of the vote . Berlusconi, a three-times prime minister, has returned to the limelight despite a political career overshadowed by sex scandals and legal woes. The League (previously the Northern League) had... [Full Article...]

10-day emergency imposed in Sri Lanka over communal violence

10-day emergency imposed in Sri Lanka over communal violence Tension has been growing between the two communities over the past year. Police spokesman S.P. Ruwan Gunasekara told Xinhua news agency that the curfew had been imposed till 6 a.m. "This is clearly hate crime". The police used teargas to disperse crowds and later imposed curfew throughout the district. President Maithripala Sirisena and the Cabinet on Tuesday made a decision to declare a sta... [Full Article...]

Saudi allows Air India overflights to Israel

Saudi allows Air India overflights to Israel Netanyahu made the annoucement, which signals a new phase in Saudi-Israel relations amid the chaos and jostling for power between Saudi and Iran-backed factions in the region, at a press briefing. In order to avoid Saudi Arabia, which forbids flights to and from Israel over its airspace, the plane must detour over the Red Sea and around the Arabian peninsula, adding over two hours to the flight. [Full Article...]

Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. Raises Position in Ford Motor (F)

Sterneck Capital Management Llc who had been investing in General Mtrs Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $52.68 billion market cap company. On Tuesday, January 30 Long Suzette M sold $84,723 worth of Caterpillar Inc. 21,994 were accumulated by Profund Advsrs Limited Liability. On Wednesday, January 31 the insider Pellette Thomas A sold $15.53 million. [Full Article...]

EU's Tusk warns of #HardBorder in Ireland after #Brexit

Mrs May had suggested such talks had been agreed to examine the Border issue. Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the main opposition Labor Party, said May had failed to bring clarity to Brexit talks, adding the Brexit proposals she announced last Friday were barely papering over the cracks. [Full Article...]

Conrad Sangma, Backed By BJP, Faces First Challenge Before Meghalaya Oath

Conrad Sangma, Backed By BJP, Faces First Challenge Before Meghalaya Oath All in all, with three north-eastern states already in the BJP kitty, and the impressive showing this time around, the party's elation is understandable as it prepares for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. But for the CPI (M) to dismiss the Tripura result as an outcome of the BJP's deployment of money power and appropriation of the Congress, and not see it as part of a larger crisis facing the Left, s... [Full Article...]

Conrad Sangma-Led NPP To Form 'Secular Non-Congress Government' In Meghalaya

Conrad Sangma-Led NPP To Form 'Secular Non-Congress Government' In Meghalaya The BJP didn't win even a single seat in Tripura and Meghalaya in the last assembly elections, while it won one assembly seat in Nagaland . "My honest thanks to each and every Congress worker who toiled for the party". Does it stand for the demand for division of Tripura? "With both the NPF and the NDPP staking claim to form the government, is Nagaland headed for another round of instability,... [Full Article...]

Wreckage of missing USS Lexington found

Wreckage of missing USS Lexington found Mr Kraft said it had taken about six months of planning to locate the ship. The wreckage of the USS Lexington was found by the R/V Petrel. The USS Lexington , known as Lady Lex , was part of an allied force that fought three Japanese aircraft carriers between 4 and 8 May, 1942, in the Battle of the Coral Sea . [Full Article...]

Philippine evangelicals march in support of top judge

Philippine evangelicals march in support of top judge Senate President Kiko Pimentel said the Chief Justice could only be removed from office through impeachment. "All attempts to unseat the Chief Justice via extra-constitutional means make a mockery of the impeachment proceedings in the House of Representatives and, subsequently, the impeachment trial in the Senate". [Full Article...]

Irish Water customers encouraged to conserve water as restrictions put into place

Irish Water customers encouraged to conserve water as restrictions put into place The restrictions, which will likely lead to a loss of supply, will subsequently be reviewed on a daily basis, and the public is asked to check for regular updates through national and local media, on Irish Water's customer care Twitter account or by ringing 1850 278 278. [Full Article...]

IMF Opposes Donald Trump's Import Duty Plan On Steel And Aluminum

IMF Opposes Donald Trump's Import Duty Plan On Steel And Aluminum As president-elect, Trump threatened German vehicle makers with a 35 percent tax for "every auto that comes to the United States of America". Threats by the European Union to target imports of Harley-Davidson Inc. The president has been a longtime advocate of renegotiated trade deals and has argued that the tariffs will benefit the economy. The president tweeted early Friday that... [Full Article...]

Revolutionary War-Era Ship Uncovered In Maine

Revolutionary War-Era Ship Uncovered In Maine What's left of the wooden hull - listed by the state as the Short Sands Beach Wreck - made news in the 1950s after being exposed by a storm. The shipwreck was previously seen after major storms rolled through the region. Leith Smith, a historical archaeologist with the Marine Preservation Commission, told NewsCenterMaine.com that the 51-foot-long hull is believed to be a late colonial or early... [Full Article...]

Five killed, over 90000 left without power in United States storm

Five killed, over 90000 left without power in United States storm A nor'easter hit the East Coast on Friday, bringing coastal flooding , heavy snow and strong winds to the area. In New York , the East Coast's primary transportation hub, many travelers were left stranded, with more than 1,000 flights already canceled at Newark, LaGuardia and John F. [Full Article...]

Quake reported in Oklahoma

Quake reported in Oklahoma Another quake, of the same magnitude, struck the same area at 9:40 last night. Eyewitness News received several reports about the incidents from people in and around the Wichita area. It has been labeled a 4.2 magnitude quake. No injuries or damage have been reported. They are the largest recorded this year so far and even felt in neighboring Kansas. [Full Article...]

Lenin statue in Tripura's Belonia razed two days after BJP's win

A statue of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, popularly known as Lenin was brought down by a crowd situated in south Tripura's Belonia town. "'Chalo Paltai" (sic)" along with a photo of people taking down the statue. A report on The Telegraph quoted CPM state secretary Bijan Dhar as saying the attacks were not only on the party offices but also on personal properties of the party's leaders. [Full Article...]

Iran criticizes France over missile program stance

Iran criticizes France over missile program stance Among the items shipped over by cargo plane were a 2,400-year-old Egyptian sphinx, a bust of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius and drawings by Rembrandt and Delacroix. In a statement, the Louvre said its global strategy was directly influenced by French diplomatic priorities. That helped preserve France's reputation among Iranians even as that of Britain, the United States and Russian Federation plu... [Full Article...]

Steel tariff could cost Ford and GM $1 billion each

Steel tariff could cost Ford and GM $1 billion each The central bank will now have to factor in the macroeconomic impact of the tariffs, which is expected to be small in itself, but also the broader risk of global retaliation, government-imposed price pressures on a variety of goods, and an ebbing of world trade. [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince begins first foreign tour in Egypt

Saudi crown prince begins first foreign tour in Egypt The deal came at the start of Prince Mohammed's first public trip overseas since becoming heir apparent previous year and purging the kingdom's business and political elite in a crackdown on corruption that saw top princes and businessmen detained. [Full Article...]

Italian Populists Gain, But Not Enough to Govern

Italy wakes up on Monday morning to find out that the future of their government is still as unclear as before their votes were counted. Of the parties in the leading coalition , the largest number of votes (16.2%) has the anti-European and anti-immigrant, far-right "Northern League" of Matteo Salvini , who says Italy needs a "mass purge - street by street, neighborhood by neighborhood, w... [Full Article...]


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