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Madhya Pradesh farmers protest: Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends fast on second day

Chouhan, who began the fast on Saturday to calm frayed tempers of the farmers demanding a loan waiver and remunerative prices for their produce, announced a slew of schemes for their benefit but issued a stern warning to those who engaged in "incendiary activities".

Maha Govt. announces complete loan waiver to farmers

The farmers' protest, which began on June 1, took a violent turn on June 6, when five persons were killed in police firing at Mandsaur. The Chief Minister had appealed to farmers to discuss their problems with him. Besides, Agricultural Costs and Marketing Commission would also be set up to ensure remunerative prices of farm produce. The situation escalated when five farmers died on the spot and another farmer, who was allegedly detained by police died on Friday at a hospital.

Three men detained after easyJet flight diverted to Cologne

In what seems to a weird situation, a London bound easyJet flight made an emergency landing in Germany after three men allegedly had a suspicion "terrorism-related" conversation, police said. Some people suffered minor injuries, police and prosecutors said. "When they boarded, they went to the back and took off two men plus two other passengers, who were the ones that reported the two men to cabin crew".

UK prime minister's aides quit after election fiasco

The Telegraph newspaper said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, interior minister Amber Rudd and Brexit minister David Davis were taking soundings over whether to seek to oust May. The news came as May prepared to name the rest of her cabinet, after revealing on Friday that her five most senior ministers would remain in their posts.

Duvvada Jagannadham new trailer: Allu Arjun's DJ meets the baddies

Here's the latest trailer of Duvvada Jagannadham . At Shilpakala Vedika, Hyderabad The team is gearing up for some entertainment in the Pre-Release event to attract fans and audience. The first song of the film Saranam Bhaje Bhaj and the first trailer of the film received an overwhelming response. Enjoy all the songs of Allu Arjun's Duvvada Jagannadham here.

MP agrarian unrest: Chouhan's continues fast for 2nd day

Meanwhile, farmers on Sunday praised Chouhan for going on a fast to control the violent situation in Mandsaur , and hoped for a "pro-farmer" decision soon. Chouhan had asserted that he would not let the state engulf in violence and would ensure that peace returns. "He should answer why a case of murder has not been filed in the death of five farmers in MP", he said.

Third London attacker was known to United Kingdom security services

Youssef Zaghba was the last member identified of the trio of jihadis who killed seven people on Saturday night during a van and knife attack in London . Butt is alleged to have been an associate of convicted British hate preacher Anjem Choudary , but it goes further than that: his neighbors reported him to an anti-terror hotline.

Sensex falls over 100 points in early trade; Nifty below 9650 mark

On the National Stock Exchange, the stock is up 9.5% at Rs 84.50. Reliance Communications (RCom), an Indian Internet access and telecom company during Monday's trading session is buzzing on the bourses ahead of the company's IMG meet. The stock had underperformed the market over the past one month till 9 June 2017, declining 13.84% compared with the Sensex's 4.44% rise. The stock had hit a 52-week high of Rs 99 on 23 May 2017 and hit a 52-week low of Rs 34.65 on 17 November 2016.

Macron faces test in French parliamentary elections

Voters in Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and other overseas French territories headed to the polls on Saturday to cast their ballots in the first of two rounds of a parliamentary election. "If we really want him to change things he needs a majority", 67-year-old voter Irena Plewa, a pensioner, said at a bustling Paris food market. Voting will end in most of the country at 6:00 pm (1600 GMT) with polling stations in the largest cities staying open until 8:00 pm (1800 GMT).

Police Release Video Of Tiger Woods' DUI Arrest

When Woods is unable to tie the left shoe, the officer tells him he can take them off. Woods then tells the officer he doesn't remember what happened or being asleep in his auto when police approached. Woods said, "No" when asked if he had been drinking. Speaking at the US PGA Tour's Memorial Tournament in OH, 62-year-old Norman said golf's current crop of stars would have shared in a "collective sigh" after 14-time major victor Woods' arrest .

US Successful Missile Defense Test Matters For Americans: Here's Why

Northern Command. The US military said Tuesday it had intercepted a mock-up of an intercontinental ballistic missile in a first-of-its-kind test that comes amid concerns over North Korea's weapons programme. The drill was " an incredible accomplishment " aimed in part at preparing for a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile strike, according to one military official.

Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico

US coach Bruce Arena made seven changes from the side that beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 in Colorado on Thursday but it was his regular captain Bradley who put them ahead after just six minutes. He decided on the five-man backline as early as January. Met with a chorus of boos as their national anthem rang out in a sea of green shirts, Bradley and US silenced the home crowd early.

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

In October a year ago, an Afghan man in a military uniform shot dead a U.S. soldier and an American civilian contractor inside a military base in Kabul before being killed. What is particularly worrying about this attack is that it occurred in the eastern Afghanistan province of Achin, a stronghold of ISIS forces in Afghanistan.

Prime Minister's Seat: Theresa May battles for survival

Corbyn said his party would put down a "substantial amendment to the Queen's speech" based on the main policies in its general election manifesto, with an emphasis on Brexit , young people, and austerity. "The Labour left remembered that you don't win by tacking to an imaginary center - you win by letting people know you feel their anger and giving them a constructive end to channel it towards".

Theresa May remains under pressure ahead of DUP talks

May is seeking a deal with a small Northern Irish party to stay in power after she gambled away a parliamentary majority in an election she did not need to call. Many of those Conservatives now opposing May are those who wanted to remain in the EU. Mr Green, who was previously work and pensions secretary and was at university with Mrs May, has also become Minister for the Cabinet Office, a position left vacant by Ben Gummer, who lost his seat in Thursday's general election.

Ireland Elects Its First Openly Gay Prime Minister

In 2015, as Minister of Health, Varadkar came out on Irish national radio, joining a handful of other openly gay politicians in Ireland in support of the Marriage Equality Bill, which allows same sex couples to marry. I am not a half-Indian politician, or a doctor politician or a gay politician for that matter. Leo Varadkar was 22 when he made his foray into Irish politics.

May clings to power with DUP deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May will cling to power, despite her party's unexpectedly poor performance in the snap general election on Thursday, as the Conservative Party drew on support from their Northern Irish ally, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

NKorea says launch tested 'new type' of cruise missile

The official KCNA news agency said the rocket was a "powerful attack means capable of striking any enemy group of battleships attempting at military attack on the DPRK (North Korea) from the ground at will". The USS Carl Vinson and the USS Ronald Reagan led the three-day exercises that ended on June 3, with a total of a dozen US ships participating along with two Japanese vessels, in a show of force directed at North Korea.

Theresa May pressured to quit after embarrassing 'error'

Under pressure from Conservative cabinet ministers, May accepted the resignation of her two top aides, her co-chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , on Saturday. "As regards some of the positions of the DUP , there is much which unites us, but as anyone who knows me would appreciate, I would never compromise my principles on the rights of women to chose an abortion or LGBT people, both of which I have consistently supported throughout my life and voted for in Parliament , on at least ...

Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Trump and White House officials have repeatedly refused to confirm or deny whether the tapes exist . President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis in the Rose Garden at the White House, Friday, June 9, 2017, in Washington .

Arthur Fulford leaves Big Brother house after only seven days

It remains unclear why Arthur left the house after seven days and show producers are refusing to discuss the events; the news of his departyure came in a short press release on Sunday afternoon. Mandy, along with fellow housemate Imran Javeed, received the lowest number of votes from the public in the first eviction show, giving people's housemate Tom Barber the power to decide who lost their place in the house.

Backed Kurds enter IS-held Raqa from east: commander

A spokesman for the SDF , Talal Silo, said in a phone conversation Monday that the fighting would be "fierce because ISIL will die to defend their so-called capital", AlJazeera writes. But the Observatory said 21 people were killed in the Monday night airstrikes. They have been advancing towards the city since last November, and have just forced their way into the city near the Turkish border.

Handel, Ossoff to meet in Georgia congressional debate

Both candidates have been bolstered by big outside money in what has become the most expensive House race in USA history. Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel tangled over numerous same big-ticket policy items that dominated last year's presidential contest, from terrorism to health care and campaign finance.

Theresa May pushing through DUP alliance amid swirling uncertainty

Earlier, Downing Street had said a preliminary agreement had already been secured. As well as concerns about the peace process, some Conservatives have expressed opposition to the DUP's positions on issues such as abortion and equal marriage.

Ireland elects openly gay prime minister

While local media barely mentioned Varadkar's gay credentials, one former government minister commented that the process of his elevation to the prime minister's office came "without anybody batting an eyelid" shows just how far Ireland has come.

Man argues with Sheikh Rasheed, demands Rs 2.2 million from him

Malik Noor Awan, who claimed the Awami Muslim League (AML) president owed him the money from a auto deal in 1998, was booked for intimidation. According to Geo News, Rasheed who came out of the lower house of parliament confronted a man named Malik Noor Awan who demanded his hefty amount pending on part of Sheikh Rasheed.

Three US Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

The so-called "green-on-blue" attacks, i.e. when Afghan soldiers or police turn their guns on worldwide troops, have proved to be a major problem for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldier fighting alongside Afghan forces. The President and I have been briefed. When heroes fall, Americans grieve. "And our thoughts and prayers are with the families of these American heroes", said Pence.

A second Australian has been confirmed dead following the London terror attacks

Seven people were killed and nearly 50 injured when three attackers ran down pedestrians on the bridge, then stabbed passers-by in nearby Borough Market . Boats from the police marine unit and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution have been searching the river. Another Australian woman, Sara Zelenak , has been reported missing since the attack.

Eighty dead after Kabul sewage tanker blast

Relatives of Afghan victims mourn outside a hospital after a blast in Kabul , Afghanistan , on Wed., May 31, 2017. The trucks are common in Kabul , a city of almost four million people with no sewage system that mostly depends on septic tanks, and where open sewers are common.

Corea del Norte rechaza las últimas sanciones de la ONU

A finales de mayo, los países que componen el G7 acordaron ejercer más presión sobre Pionyang en el desarrollo del programa de misiles y de armas nucleares, según declaró la primer ministra británica Theresa May. Los 18 nombres se agregan a la actual lista negra de 39 personas y 42 entidades norcoreanas que ya están bajo sanciones de la ONU . Las sanciones afectan también a dos empresas que se sospecha pueden estar vinculadas con ese programa, así como el Koryo Bank y la Fuerza de ...

United Kingdom ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

Fair play to the old boy, he said: "Send this one to Wenger!" British Prime Minister Theresa May stuck by her top team of ministers on Sunday, forgoing what has become a traditional post-election reshuffle in a sign of her diminished authority days before Brexit talks are due to start.

Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey, discuss regional developments - Turkish foreign ministry

These designations have specifically financed, aided and/or provided material support to Al-Qaeda and its associated organisations and networks, added the report by WAM , the Emirates official news agency. The incident triggered a diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighbors. The U.S. military has said it wouldn't change its position regarding Qatar's Al-Udeid Air Base, but Mr.

Labour unveils plans to stop foreign students' 'backdoor immigration' rort

Improved regionalisation of skills shortage lists and better enforcement of the Labour Market Test will make it easier for regions with genuine skills shortages to get the migrant workers they need, he said. "We already face critical shortages in New Zealand's caregiver workforce, particularly in aged residential care, which will escalate in the next decade as the need for care rises sharply with our rapidly ageing population".

United Kingdom prime minister makes Cabinet appointments

May is preparing to name the rest of her cabinet, after revealing Friday that her five most senior ministers would stay in their posts. Britain's bestselling Sun newspaper said senior members of the party had vowed to get rid of May, but would wait at least six months because they were anxious that a leadership contest could propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn into power.

SCO Summit: PM Modi meets Chinese President. Here's what they discussed

Modi further said terrorism is one of the chief violators of human rights and values. The SCO was formed by China , Russia , Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan in 2001 to fight threats posed by radical Islam and drug trafficking from neighbouring Afghanistan .

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