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by | March 07, 2018 | 18:43

The background to the case is that a Nigerian man, whose Irish partner was pregnant when proceedings began, wanted the minister for justice to revoke a deportation order made against him. It claimed, upholding the High Court decision, would have a range of hard to predict consequences. She argued there would be ramifications for areas outside immigration, such as in medical treatment, succession law and for bodies such as the Child and Family Agency.

by | March 07, 2018 | 18:32

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson privately warned senior trade officials on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum could endanger the US national security relationship with allies, according to five people familiar with the meeting.

by | March 07, 2018 | 18:04

The alliance, including BJP, NPP, UDP and HSPDP, has the support of a total of 34 MLAs. The road to Raj Bhavan was adorned with BJP and NPP flags and billboards, while members of the BJP showered petals on the cavalcade of vehicles ferrying the VIPs to Raj Bhavan.

by | March 07, 2018 | 17:42

Rajan Bhattarai, an aide to Oli, said the visit was planned in a short time and showed Pakistan's eagerness to strengthen bilateral ties with Nepal. Well placed sources in the Prime Minister House told The News later on Friday evening that Prime Minister Abbasi, who seldom uses the PM House for his official engagements, he has been constrained to use its lush green lawn for a private goal that was befittingly illuminated for the occasion.The sources pointed out that the Prime Minister ...

by | March 07, 2018 | 16:50

President Ernest Bai Koroma is stepping down after serving two five-year terms. Sierra Leone's economy is in a poor state following the twin shocks of the 2014-16 Ebola crisis and a drop in commodity prices on its highly export-dependent economy.

by | March 07, 2018 | 16:34

The FWS is in charge of granting permits for hunters to bring trophies from animals listed as endangered back into the U.S. Until now, it would issue a document based on how hunting animals like elephants or lions would impact the populations in a specific country.

by | March 07, 2018 | 16:30

At about 7 am this morning, six students - five boys and a girl - claiming to belong to the Radical group of Jadavpur University entered the park in front of Keoratola Crematorium in south Kolkata . Two persons have been arrested at Tirupattur in Vellore for allegedly vandalising the Periyar statue. "And vice versa." His comment attracted sharp criticism from politicians and activists who pointed out that as a person who held a constitutional post, his opinion was a tacit support for vandals.

by | March 07, 2018 | 16:31

The event, organized by Saudi Arabia's General Culture Authority (GCA) in cooperation with the Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Foundation (MiSK) and Phillips, is being held under the the patronage of Minister of Culture and Information Awwad Al-Awwad, chairman of the board of directors of GCA and Ahmed Al-Maziad, CEO of the GCA.

by | March 07, 2018 | 16:31

Karnataka Lokayukta P Vishwanatha Shetty was stabbed multiple times in his office on Wednesday. Mallya Hospital confirmed that the Judge had been admitted and was being attended to. "During interrogation he (Sharma) revealed that the lokayukta police dismissed his complaints as untrue", police commissioner T Suneel Kumar said at a press briefing.

by | March 07, 2018 | 16:17

The 51-foot-long hull is believed to be from a late colonial or early post-colonial sloop, which means it would date from 1750 to 1850, said Leith Smith, a historical archaeologist with the Maine Preservation Commission. Only the bottom of the battered old shipwreck has survived, and it has appeared intermittently whenever powerful coastal storms draw away the water and sand that usually bury it from view, a police representative told Live Science in a Facebook message.

by | March 07, 2018 | 16:02

He was joined in quick succession in the second half by Aran Zalewski, Daniel Beale and Blake Govers. The day's match was a must-win for India but getting the better of Australia proved to be tough. Australians built on their lead and dominated the proceedings, keeping the ball for longer stints and finding space in the Indian circle. Blake Govers later converted a penalty corner to give the Aussies an unassailable 4-0 lead as he brilliantly dispatched a rebound that came off Suraj Karkera's ...

by | March 07, 2018 | 16:02

It then instructed USA citizens to "Avoid large crowds; Avoid the Embassy; Heighten your personal security posture and awareness if you choose to visit popular tourist sites, shopping malls, shopping districts, and sports and entertainment venues; Notify family and friends of your safety, Monitor local media for updates; Keep a low profile".

by | March 07, 2018 | 16:02

The bus driver reported it to police and the teenager was arrested on suspicion of making criminal threats. Our protocol for threats at schools is to put any schools in the vicinity on lockdown, so Hale Junior High School and MacArthur Elementary School were both put on modified lockdown.

by | March 07, 2018 | 15:42

The Russian military budget, reduced to 2.77 trillion rubles ($48.5 billion) this year from 3.05 trillion rubles in 2017 amid belt-tightening because of a stagnant economy, is a fraction of USA defense spending. Still, "it's not important if Putin was bluffing", said Golts. Putin further said: "At the end of previous year the amount of contracts signed almost doubled to $16 billion, which took the overall value of orders for Russian weapons and equipment received to more than $45 billion".

by | March 07, 2018 | 15:30

The convoy is delivered under the monthly plan agreed upon with the Higher Committee for Relief in Syria, the source added. But the UNHCR said 10 out of more than 40 trucks had not been emptied. "A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in eastern Ghouta where raging violence has paralyzed our response and our ability to reach families who desperately need help", says Jakob Kern, the World Food Program representative in Syria.

by | March 07, 2018 | 15:22

The agitating parliamentarians blamed the Narendra Modi government for failing to detect the Rs.12,600 crore scam and allowing main accused diamond czar Nirav Modi to escape the country. On Tuesday, the billionaire diamantaire's firm Firestar Diamond International had moved court against seizure of his properties by ED. "Fraud, malfeasance, bank loot, cheating and swindling of banks and common people are getting unraveled every day, as the prime minister and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ...

by | March 07, 2018 | 15:00

The former Russian colonel in military intelligence had been jailed in Russia for "high treason" in 2006 but was later given refuge in the United Kingdom as part of a spy swap deal in 2010 in exchange for UK-based Russian spy Anna Chapman and around 10 other so-called undercover "sleeper" agents.

by | March 07, 2018 | 14:48

Gov. Bryant said today he expects to appoint someone to hold Cochran's spot by April 11th, "I think what I want is someone that can serve for 20 and 25 years". Sen. Roger Wicker is already up for re-election in the deeply conservative state. Cochran, who has been battling health issues, announced Monday that he would step down from the Senate on April 1.

by | March 07, 2018 | 14:47

When China's legislators gather Monday, they are expected to set the stage for President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely, as they vote on a constitutional amendment to end presidential term limits. Observers say China's actual military spending this year will be larger than the amount released. Zhang said only that the scale of the nation's military budget is smaller than that of other major counties, adding China's defense development will not pose a threat to any other country.

by | March 07, 2018 | 14:32

The lawsuit is the latest salvo in an escalating feud between the Trump administration and California, which has resisted the president on issues from taxes to marijuana policy and defiantly refuses to help federal agents detain and deport immigrants.

by | March 07, 2018 | 14:22

As Parliament proceedings were washed out for the second consecutive day, Opposition parties maintained that the government had not, beyond making noises on the floor of the House about allowing discussion, reached out to them. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram. At the meeting of leaders of all political parties convened by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan , the opposition insisted that there be an adjournment motion to discuss the PNB scam .

by | March 07, 2018 | 14:24

It said some lava was rising from inside a crater at the volcano. Television footage showed smoke and ash billowing high into the sky, with lava visible deep inside a crater at the mountain, which featured in the 1967 James Bond movie " You Only Live Twice ".

by | March 07, 2018 | 13:02

Officials say the winning ticket's owner has 180 days to claim their prize. Ina H. Fernandez told Virginia Lottery officials she bought a Mega Millions ticket for the September 5 drawing at Giant Food in Sterling, but she didn't find out it was a victor until she checked the numbers a month later.

by | March 07, 2018 | 12:51

Andrew Gilmour , UN assistant secretary-general for human rights, made the remarks in a statement after speaking to newly arrived Rohingya in Bangladesh's refugee camps on his four-day visit to Cox's Bazar district. The rate of killings and sexual violence in the state of Rakhine , Myanmar , has decreased compared to previous year, but killings, systematic rapes, torture, and kidnapping continue, he said.

by | March 07, 2018 | 12:37

The CBI on Tuesday arrested Vipul Chitalia , the vice president of Gitanjali Group of Companies , in the over Rs 12,000-crore PNB scam, who had escaped to Dubai in the first week of January. The investigation agencies are now probing 31 banks who have lent a sum of around Rs 5,000 crore to Gitanjali Gems since 2009 as working capital, said news report.

by | March 07, 2018 | 12:22

According to the United Nations Children's Fund, several countries have reported significant reductions in this respect and overall was able to avoid some 25 million child marriages . The global burden of child marriage has now shifted to sub-Saharan Africa; about one in three of the world's most recently married girls are from the region.

by | March 07, 2018 | 12:03

US -backed Kurdish forces say they are redeploying fighters from fronts against the Islamic State group in eastern Syria to the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin in the northwest to shore up Kurdish fighters battling a Turkish offensive.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:55

The leader said that the statue of Periyar would also be razed just like communist leader Vladimir Lenin's in Tripura. Late on Tuesday, two persons were arrested in Thirupattur in Vellore district for vandalising Periyar's statue. DMK working president M K Stalin was the first to react. "We as a party do not support the bringing down of anybody's statue", Shah said issuing a warning that any party member associated with such acts would be punished.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:54

Evidence of preserved tigers burned for destruction at the Office of Natural Resources Conservation in Palembang, Indonesia, February 7, 2018. The official said the villagers followed the tiger back to its lair Monday where it eventually attacked two people, leaving them seriously injured, according to AFP.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:07

Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg . Trump isn't totally wrong about the problem - "China is dumping steel into the US and it is hurting American steel companies", he explained - but while "his solution will cause even bigger problems", Trump is president, and this is "ultimately his call", Noah said .

by | March 07, 2018 | 10:54

She also posted videos of her interacting with two Maltese-mix breeds. Most of the clips are of the young girl singing songs she wrote herself. When found in January, the children hadn't been to a doctor in over four years and had never been to a dentist, prosecutors said.

by | March 07, 2018 | 10:48

Purinton is also accused of shooting two others, Alok Madasani, a co-worker of Kuchibhotla at Garmin and Ian Grillot, who chased Purinton after he fled the bar. "We must understand and love one another", Sunayana Dumala said in her statement to the Kansas City Star . However, Purinton returned to the bar with a handgun, according to witness reports.

by | March 07, 2018 | 09:59

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says the C-130 Hercules will carry mother and infant kits, family hygiene kits and tarpaulins. The natural disaster severed the communication and transport networks of the remote provinces of Southern Highlands , Hela, Enga and Western, some 560 kilometres north-west of the capital Port Moresby.

by | March 07, 2018 | 10:00

WDAF is also reporting one officer suffered minor injuries and that the condition of the other officer is unknown at this time. "We can still hear shots being fired", said Toliver. One officer has died, Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed around midnight Wednesday. The shooter is believed to be barricaded inside of a home.

by | March 07, 2018 | 09:58

The agreement establishes a maritime boundary in the Timor Sea for the first time. Timor Leste's borders minister Agio Pereira signed the treaty with Ms Bishop. Discovered in 1974, Greater Sunrise has an estimated worth of between $40 and $50 billion. The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres said the deal was a further step in giving full sovereignty to Timor Leste, which only gained full independence from Indonesia in 2002 after a referendum that was supported by Australian ...