Thursday, 19 April 2018
Latest news
Home » Worldwide

Worldwide

United States inflation accelerates more than expected

perth_map

On a month-on-month basis, the report stated that the Headline index increased by 0.80 per cent in January 2018, 0.21 per cent points higher from the rate of 0.59 per cent recorded in December 2017. That boiled down to real sensitivity to the prospect of higher inflation that markets had anticipated. The greenback advanced to a 2-day high of 1.2276 against the euro , from a weekly low of 1.2393 hit at 10:45 pm ET. Read More »

Boris Johnson's Brexit valentine offering rejected by Remainers

perth_map

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil that if Britain leaves the customs union and single market without a new arrangement in place border checks with Ireland will be inevitable. We can simplify planning, and speed up public procurement, and perhaps we would then be faster in building the homes young people need; and we might decide that it was indeed absolutely necessary for every environmental impact assessment to monitor two life cycles of the snail and build special swimming ... Read More »

Sunjuwan attack: Don't communalise martyrs, says Indian Army

perth_map

When asked about the Sunjuwan Army camp attack Anbu said that it was a result "frustration" on the other side. We try to eliminate them. Citing the five Kashmiri Muslims, including soldiers, killed in the terror attack on a Jammu Army camp, Owaisi on Tuesday slammed those who question the patriotism of Muslims, asking why they were silent on this issue. Read More »

Woman forced to undergo abortion after CPM leader allegedly kicks her

perth_map

The six people were arrested for assaulting Josna Sibi, 28, at a village in the district on 28 January, they said. The victim, identified as 28-year-old Josna Sibi, had to undergo a forced abortion after the assault. The family of the woman, who had to undergo a forced abortion, held a sit-in protest outside the police station here Wednesday, demanding the arrest of all the accused in the case. Read More »

Tillerson wants more cooperation with Turkey on Syria

perth_map

As the fight against the IS group nears its end, with the extremist group losing large swathes of land, the group's territory is now reduced to a small strip of the Euphrates and small areas of Syria and Iraq . In Iraq and Syria , the extremist group was "attempting to morph into an insurgency", he said, adding that "in places like Afghanistan, the Philippines, Libya, West Africa, and others it is trying to carve out and secure safe havens". Read More »

Russian censor blocks Navalny's website

perth_map

The Russian government has threatened to block YouTube and Instagram over videos and posts relating to Oleg Deripaska , an oligarch who has been linked to Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Navalny was not named in the suit, the representative said. Deripaska's spokesman rejected Navalny's report. LinkedIn has been blocked in Russia, by the same Roskomnadzor , since November 2016 after refusing to store Russian users' data. Read More »

Hassan Rouhani Arrives In India Today, Visit To Bolster India-iran Ties

perth_map

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will begin his three-day visit to India, beginning Thursday, and discuss issues of mutual interest with PM Narendra Modi to take forward the strong diplomatic ties. Iran will also be pitching for greater investment by India in Iran. 'Recently, the developed phase of Shahid Beheshti Port in Chabahar was opened in presence of officials from 17 countries, ' he said, adding that the capacity of the port will be raised to 8.5 million tons in the next phases. Read More »

Donald Trump, Jr. Publicly Embarrassed Himself By Attacking Adam Rippon

perth_map

In previous interviews with USA Today , Rippon made his feelings on Pence very obvious. You may be aware of Mirai Nagasu , the first female skater to pull of a triple axel at the Olympics . "I don't want my Olympic experience to be about Mike Pence ", Rippon said. I'll be fine.' But I kept it together. I think that me using my voice has given my skating a greater objective. Read More »

Mitt Romney set to announce his Utah Senate bid

perth_map

Senate - indeed, he wouldn't have asked 83-year old Sen. Romney, the polished, reserved politician with the wispy hair of Kennedy, loudly protested the way Trump was running his campaign, the lack of humility of his personality, and the unsafe and divisive agenda he was promoting. Read More »

Saudi, Russian leaders discussed joint ties

perth_map

Markets also benefited from more weakness in the dollar, which dropped 0.7 percent after stronger-than-expected US consumer inflation figures. "I don't think the data was that supportive", he added, referring to the EIA's inventory report. The cuts started a year ago and will run until the end of 2018. "RDIF has been willing and able to co-invest with the PIF in many profitable opportunities, that bring economic returns to the PIF", al-Falih said. Read More »

Iman Shumpert was deal-breaker in potential DeAndre Jordan trade to Cavs

perth_map

The two sides were nearing the framework of a deal that would've sent the two-time All-Star to Cleveland without including the coveted Brooklyn pick, but the Cavaliers decided not to pull the trigger. Winger wondered whether Altman would let him talk to Shumpert's agent on a possible contract buyout, but Altman wanted trade talks to be further along before granting that permission. Read More »

Hazard: Chelsea need to finish in the top four

perth_map

Hazard might be world-class, but he can't deliver Chelsea a Champions League by himself. With Hazard telling the club's official website in no uncertain terms that anything other than a top-four finish would be unacceptable, some bookmakers that offer Premier League online betting have slashed the midfielder's odds of joining Madrid in the summer to 6/4. Read More »

In Haryana, Jind gets ready for BJP chief Amit Shah's mega bike

perth_map

Interestingly, ahead of the mega rally, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar on Wednesday rode a motorcycle to review preparations for the rally and later tweeted a photo of the same. The Party has made it mandatory for its MLAs from all 90 constituencies and local leaders to reach on bikes in full strength. The event will see tight security to oversee the smooth functioning the event. Read More »

Graft cases: Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar appear before NAB court

perth_map

Criticising arch-rival Imran and the judiciary he questioned the fairness of trials initiated against him and questioned, "does this not make the whole thing one-sided then". The court also later issued a notice to NAB's Rawalpindi director general to furnish an explanation as to why the supplementary references have not been filed so far. Read More »

Top Kenyan athletes pull out of Commonwealth Games

perth_map

He won eight gold medals at New Zealand's age-group championships previous year, as well as three golds at the Commonwealth Youth Games. "It would be nice to get a different colour medal, other than bronze!" George was just 17 when he competed in Glasgow and that was a great experience for him and we're hopeful he will do really well on the Gold Coast. Read More »

Bhagwat has insulted our Army soldiers says Rahul

perth_map

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's recent comments that his outfit can prepare an army within three days have kicked off a political storm. The statement have received a huge backlash from all across the nation and sparked an outrage on social media. Read More »

That canine can't run! (for governor)

perth_map

The 2018 election had already garnered national attention when six teenaged boys filed to run for Kansas's top office. However, since the bill is not retroactive, it can not impact this year's election. governor and secretary of state. "And I think he could provide better leadership than what we've had the last seven years in our state, '" Woolley said to The Hutchinson News. Read More »

USA calls North Korea out on charm offensive

perth_map

US President Donald Trump threatened to rain "fire and fury" on North Korea and also called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as "Little Rocket Man", while North Korea denounced Trump as a "mentally deranged" US dotard. " They know what has to be on the table for conversations ", Tillerson stated in a press conference in Egypt. Besides the embarrassment of failure, why is there such an aversion to accepting that denuclearization won't happen? I suspect that many people insist on ... Read More »

Schiff blasts Federal Bureau of Investigation for heavy-handed redactions on Democratic countermemo

perth_map

The memo written by Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the intelligence panel's top Democrat, was created to combat the memo released by the committee's top Republican after Mr. California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who is the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee and has read the classified information both memos are based on, tweeted that Trump's blocking the memo is 'hypocrisy at its worst'. Read More »

Scott Baio's Reps Call Latest Misconduct Allegations a Media Witch Hunt

perth_map

The younger actor said he then jokingly jumped onto Baio's lap, at which point the latter star allegedly "threw me off and angrily called me a f-got". Baio , now 57, is expected to make his own statement Wednesday at 5PM ET to address the allegations against him. She added that the LAPD is now taking reports of all sexual assault incidents, regardless of when it happened, adding, "For little boys, child abuse can often mean homophobic slurs". Read More »

Trump's Budget Hits Poor Americans The Hardest

perth_map

In addition , Trump is proposed a full-scale redesign of SNAP, which now provides an average of $125 per month to 42.2 million Americans. Unfortunately, we will continue to get more of the same until the old guard politicians from both parties who have clung to their power for so long are voted out of office and replaced with people who understand the importance of constitutional government run with fiscal restraint. Read More »

Haverhill officials confirm first-grader died from the flu

perth_map

DPH continues to urge people who have not received a flu shot to get vaccinated. She also did not get a flu shot. From January 29 to February 10, nearly 4,000 flu vaccines have been administered to Louisianans at no cost to the public as part of the Department's efforts to make vaccines available to as many people as possible. Read More »

Westminster Dog Show Advances to Final Day

perth_map

The 142nd Westminster Dog Show is the most celebrated event in its sport, and the Best in Show honors will be awarded Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Thankfully, plenty of photographers are on hand at Westminster to take you back stage, delivering adorable images of dogs getting groomed to look their best and wow the judges. Read More »

Australia given blended rating on indigenous 'hole'

perth_map

The government was on track to meet three of its seven targets - halving the gap in child mortality by 2018, halving the difference in students completing high school by 2020 and enrolling 95 percent of indigenous 4-year-olds in education programs by 2015. Read More »

North Korea's 'Army of Beauties' Invade the Winter Olympics

perth_map

Yong-nam, who is the chairman of the Presidium of the North Korean assembly, reported details of their South Korean visit to Kim. "I mean I trained them by myself so, of course, they're the best in the world", he quipped. Mattis wants to be optimistic that the Olympics will help create a lasting and positive development between North and South Korea , but he feels that it's "too early" to confidently decide. Read More »

USA oil output surge 'reminiscent' of run-up to 2014 crash

perth_map

Production cuts by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russian Federation have shrunk a surplus in oil inventories by about 80 percent, a report from the Paris-based IEA showed on Tuesday. According to the newspaper, U.S. crude output could reach 11 million bpd by the end of this year, according to estimates from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Read More »

Stoltenberg: Ukraine joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to depend on results of reforms

perth_map

A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation official told reporters on condition of anonymity the allies all "agreed to focus on the three c s" and "did not push back" when asked to meet their targets, unlike what they had done in the past. Twenty-two allies are expected to meet that goal by 2024, Stoltenberg said. The focus of the dialogue will be NATO-EU cooperation, and is certain to include concerns about increased European defense cooperation coming into conflict with the older alliance. Read More »

Youth Congress leader hacked to death; Hartal in Kannur

perth_map

According to the party, Shoaib along with a few others was waiting in front of a night eatery near Mattanoor, near here, on Monday, when four persons came in a auto and threw bombs to create a scare. Meanwhile, the Congress called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the district on Tuesday against yesterday's attack. Antony alleged that the killing of Shuhaib was the latest episode of "red terror". Read More »