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by | May 18, 2018 | 16:20

The EU launched formal steps Friday aimed at sparing European firms fallout from USA sanctions on Iran as part of efforts to preserve the nuclear deal with Tehran. What action are Europe's businesses taking? However, there are signs that European and multinational businesses - faced with a choice between cutting ties with Iran and jeopardising operations in the world's biggest economy, the United States - are opting for the former.

by | May 18, 2018 | 16:15

BJP legislature party leader B S Yeddyurappa was sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka for the second time, after an overnight high-voltage legal battle in the Supreme Court. At 9.24 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 40.54 points or 0.11% at 35,428.42 with 17 components gaining. Meanwhile, on a net basis, Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs) bought shares worth Rs 428.92 crore while Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) sold shares to the tune of Rs 830.94 crore on Thursday, provisional ...

by | May 18, 2018 | 15:53

The Russian leader said the military successes have created suitable conditions for the resumption of the political process in Syria . Assad previously visited Russian Federation and met Mr Putin in November 2017 and October 2015. Assad assured that the country returns to stability and it promotes the political process begun earlier. A posting on the Syrian presidency's Facebook page said Assad and Putin also discussed economic cooperation and growing investments by Russian companies in ...

by | May 17, 2018 | 06:58

The meeting sparked a media storm and became of keen interest to investigators probing alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Asked in the interview if his father was involved in drafting the statement, Trump said: "I don't know". Trump Jr said he couldn't remember if Veselnitskaya provided any names related to her allegations.

by | May 17, 2018 | 06:55

In past years, climbers would have to navigate the icefall two to three times, but now many have cut back, turning to other safer peaks with similar heights for their early training. " Mount Everest has become a trekking route, not a place for alpinism". Ethnic sherpas, renowned for their endurance and experience at high altitudes, serve as guides for many foreign mountaineers attempting to climb the highest Himalayan peaks.

by | May 16, 2018 | 15:12

While negotiations are still ongoing and nothing had been announced as of Monday evening, both parties have repeated pledges to introduce the policies post-election. Candidates for Prime Minister include 71-year-old economist and university professor, Giulio Sapelli. There was speculation that the top job could be offered to Giulio Sapelli, an economist and university professor, or Giuseppe Conte, a law professor at Florence University.

by | May 16, 2018 | 15:13

Top Iranian officials, including Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani , have said Europeans must give the required guarantees in order for Tehran to stay in the deal. Iran has described the sanctions as illegal and has warned that if talks to rescue the accord fail, it would ramp up its nuclear program to a level more advanced than before.

by | May 16, 2018 | 15:03

In any case, we still don't know whether any of the data was accessed by third parties who should not have, but Facebook has said it is investigating the app. Facebook suspended the myPersonality app in April of this year, four years after it started scooping up users' information. While it's unclear whether Zuckerberg will appear before the United Kingdom government, either via video or in real life, MPs are studying Facebook's answers to their questions.

by | May 16, 2018 | 15:04

Two officers were wounded in the attack, while another was killed after one of the perpetrators tried to escape and crashed into the officer, he said. The church bombing family were in the same religious study group as the Surabaya police station bombers and a third family believed to be linked to the wave of attacks, authorities said.

by | May 16, 2018 | 15:01

In an effort not to embarrass his daughter or the the royal family, he says, Thomas Markle told the outlet he won't be attending the royal wedding . It was then claimed that he had a change of heart, before he told TMZ that he would be having surgery on Wednesday and would not be flying to the United Kingdom to see his daughter marry the prince.

by | May 16, 2018 | 15:01

However, the same day when the NAB's presser came, the WB issued a statement to deny that its report from 2016 levelled money-laundering allegations against the former PM. Nawaz said this while speaking to journalists outside accountability court. "And the person who is asking this question has been labelled a traitor".

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:40

Two-way automobile and public transit traffic via the Kerch Strait will be launched on May 16. Relations between Russian Federation and Ukraine remain extremely fraught as a simmering conflict continues between Kiev and Moscow-backed separatists in Ukraine's south-east.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:39

The coordinated bombings on Sunday, followed on Monday by a suicide attack by another family on police headquarters in Surabaya , have horrified Indonesians who typically see their Muslim-majority country as diverse and tolerant. And if the initial analysis by the police that the Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) is behind the recent attacks is accurate, then the local terrorist network has truly raised its game.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:36

Bill Lueders, president of the open government advocacy group Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council, said the proposal seems to give a lesser right of access to information to school board members than to anyone else. With final approval of the budget, about $97 million would be in the general fund. The proposal carries a tax levy increase of 2.03 percent, which is below the district's limit as determined by the state's tax "cap" formula.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:39

Negotiators from the USA and China are scheduled to meet in Washington on Monday, where, after months of trade tensions, Beijing is said to be open to purchasing a wider array of US goods and services. ZTE announced last week the USA sanctions would force it to curtail major operations. Officials from Beijing are expected to arrive in D.C. armed with a list of items they will offer to import from the U.S.to meet that goal, The Wall Street Journal reported.

by | May 14, 2018 | 06:09

The vessel has the temporary name Type 001A and set out yesterday from Dalian after President Xi Jinping announced a "world-class" navy under the Chinese Communist Party's regime. One of the key differences between Liaoning and the Type 001A is that while the first carrier was meant to be used as a training asset, the new vessel can be used as a front-line combat vessel.

by | May 14, 2018 | 06:09

A spokesperson for Nangarhar provincial governor Attahullah Khogyani said the encounter between the two groups broke out following a series of explosions in a building housing the state accounts office. Some areas of the province are a stronghold of the Islamic State group but Taliban fighters are also active there. Militants have staged several attacks across Afghanistan this year.

by | May 14, 2018 | 06:08

In one of the most unexpected events of the year, Ireland has made it through to the Eurovision final for the first time in five years. . The annual song contest begins early Wednesday morning on May 9, with the first semi-final starting at 5am AEST.

by | May 13, 2018 | 01:12

Neymar Brazil and Paris St Germain (PSG ) forward, is working to get fully fit in time for next month's FIFA World Cup following foot surgery, however, his future at Paris St Germain (PSG ) looks rather uncertain. And then he arrives at the locker room and says 'Well, I saw you dribbling and I tried to do the same!' It's "normal that people talk", he added, "but I am not going there, because we are focusing on the season and the rest we will talk about later".

by | May 13, 2018 | 01:07

The 3,000 Hit Club just got bigger! "That guy crushed me as a kid, and now here we are as teammates". The World Series went all the way to the seventh game before the birds took the win, their first since 2006. Only 31 players in the MLB's long history have joined this club. The players who are closest to reaching the 3,000 mark are Miguel Cabrera (2,666), Robinson Cano (2,409), and Jose Reyes (2,100).