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Esteri Pakistan's ruling party outnumbers rivals in Senate elections
Author: 0 Pakistan's ruling party outnumbers rivals in Senate elections

The win also gives incoming prime minister and former leader of the PML-N Nawaz Sharif a possible new avenue to re-enter politics, following his disqualification from office on charges of corruption a year ago. Four provincial assemblies vote for their representatives, whereas the FATA senators are elected by the MNAs from the tribal areas, while the Islamabad senators are chosen by the members of the National Assembly .

Esteri Florida Senate holds Saturday session on school safety bill
Author: 0 Florida Senate holds Saturday session on school safety bill

Additionally, it would create what is being called a "school marshal" program that would allow specially trained teachers and other school workers, who are deputized by local law enforcement authorities, to carry guns to school. "It's burning just fine on its own". We believe parents will be more confident their children are protected if there are armed officers at every school.

Esteri China keeps growth target unchanged at 6.5%, looks to cut financial risks
Author: 0 China keeps growth target unchanged at 6.5%, looks to cut financial risks

Almost 3,000 legislators from around the country will attend the two-week gathering of China's National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing . The decision to scrap presidential term limits is in line with the way the Communist Party and its Central Military Commission - both controlled by Xi without a term limit - are already being governed, a parliament spokesman said Sunday.

Author: 0 Oil prices fall as USA shale output growth gathers pace

Production of shale oil is expected to represent more than half of the output growth for the world of 6.3 million bpd, said the IEA in its outlook report of five years. Output, however, is expected to grow by only 6.4 mbd to reach 107 mbd by 2023. Production cuts by the group and non-OPEC member countries led by Russian Federation have helped stabilize oil prices mostly above $61 a barrel this year and any decision to phase out or extend the curbs would affect global prices.

Esteri 'Mutti' Merkel gets fourth term after deal with Social Democrats
Author: 0 'Mutti' Merkel gets fourth term after deal with Social Democrats

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier formally proposed Chancellor Angela Merkel be re-elected to her post on Monday, ending months of uncertainty following the German elections last September. With the SPD in control of the finance, foreign and employment ministries, it is likely to be different from her previous administrations. Political analyst Lorenzo Codogno of London-based LC Macro Advisors observed that a hung Parliament would make it "extremely hard for a narrow mainstream ...

Esteri Gun-toting terrorists attend LeT terrorist funeral in J&K's Shopian
Author: 0 Gun-toting terrorists attend LeT terrorist funeral in J&K's Shopian

Sources said Lone's body was recovered from a auto. Two militants, one at the site of the shootout and another in an orchard, and four civilians were killed on Sunday when, according to Defence Spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia, a mobile vehicle check post near Pohan in Shopian signalled a auto to stop, but the driver refused to comply.

Esteri UP by-polls: Mayawati rubbishes reports of alliance with SP
Author: 0 UP by-polls: Mayawati rubbishes reports of alliance with SP

With the Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP ) supporting the Samajwadi Party (SP ) in the upcoming Lok Sabha bypolls in Uttar Pradesh , Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath compared the alliance to one between a snake and a mole (or rat). Yogi Adityanath, during a rally in Gorakhpur, further said, "This alliance just goes to show the pitiable situation the two parties have reached". In Gorakhpur, BSP zonal coordinator Ghanshyam Kharwar said: "We won't share a dais with Samajwadi politicians but our ...

Esteri Mostly cloudy, chance of isolated snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST
Author: 0 Mostly cloudy, chance of isolated snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Satellite imagery late Sunday showed a large storm system moving onto the high Plains. There was an unexpected dusting of snow overnight, and a coastal flood advisory is in effect for the shorelines of Long Island Sound and the bays of eastern Long Island from 11 a.m.to 5 p.m.

Esteri Dalai Lama says he feels inspired to work for another 20 years
Author: 0 Dalai Lama says he feels inspired to work for another 20 years

The Dalai Lama left March 17, 1959, after he "disguised himself as a soldier and slipped through the crowds outside the palace he'd never see again", wrote Time magazine, revisiting the time in a 2015 article. Yesterday, junior Defence Minister Subhash Bhamre said the situation along India's border with China is sensitive and had the potential to escalate. "We understand that this includes a large public event titled "Thank You India" being organised at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in New ...

Esteri US Navy carrier
Author: 0 US Navy carrier"s visit to Vietnam puts China on notice"

For the first time since the end of the Vietnam War, a USA aircraft carrier made a port call in Vietnam on Monday, signaling how China's rise is bringing together former foes in a significant shift in the regions geopolitical landscape, the media reported.

Esteri ROK president's special envoys leave for Pyongyang
Author: 0 ROK president's special envoys leave for Pyongyang

Kim's mouthpiece, the Korean Central News Agency, said: "If the United States finally holds joint military exercises while keeping sanctions on the North, but we will counter the USA by its own mode of counteraction and the U.S. The announcement was made by President Moon Jae-in's office shortly after the 10-member South Korean delegation landed in Pyongyang and met with North Korean officials.

Esteri Brexit more complicated than a packet of Walkers — Liam Fox
Author: 0 Brexit more complicated than a packet of Walkers — Liam Fox

Countries importing goods into the European Union pay the same tariff regardless of which member states they are importing to. Underpinning this approach will be a "customs partnership" or "highly streamlined customs arrangement", which would differ from a customs union and could involve technological solutions to ensure "frictionless" trade.

Esteri India, Vietnam strengthen defence, security ties
Author: 0 India, Vietnam strengthen defence, security ties

Speaking highly of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech during the ASEAN-India Summit, President Quang said only via increasingly closer links across infrastructure, trade, investment, culture, education - training, science - technology, India and ASEAN could build up power to create a new development space for the sake of peace, stability, cooperation and development.

Esteri Mixed results for Kenya's Shujaa in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Mixed results for Kenya's Shujaa in Las Vegas

FIJIAN forward Matai Leuta was in top form scoring a try to help his U.S. 7s team down his fellow countrymen - the Fiji Airways national 7s side 19-7 in the main cup semi-final at the Las Vegas 7s tournament. The booked their shot at a second with a 19-7 semi-final victory over Fiji . The pacy Baker ran in two tries against Fiji and scored again in the final, taking his try total to 158.

Esteri China Refrains From Releasing Annual Military Spending Target
Author: 0 China Refrains From Releasing Annual Military Spending Target

The duties are set to take effect as early as next week. Despite assurances, China's broader strategic intentions are still something that Washington and other countries in the region watch closely. "It doesn't spell out exactly how the United States will pursue these goals, but it is quite a clear and ambitious agenda for reform of the WTO", said Edward Alden, a trade expert at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Esteri Prosecutors withdraw one historical charge against Cardinal — George Pell
Author: 0 Prosecutors withdraw one historical charge against Cardinal — George Pell

Pell has taken leave from his position as the Vatican's Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy to fight the charges. He has previously walked slowly into court for two hearings in July and October a year ago alongside his barrister Robert Richter QC, one of the most expensive criminal silks in the country, rumoured to be commanding a fee of $16,000 a day.

Author: 0 AP special status, PNB scam stall Lok Sabha proceedings

Earlier, Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon after a protest by Telugu Desam Party (TDP) over "Special Category Status" to Andhra Pradesh . The Lok Sabha on Monday was adjourned till noon following vociferous protests by Opposition members over the Punjab National Bank fraud and other issues while those from NDA ally TDP continued to raise their demand for a special package to Andhra Pradesh.

Esteri US Embassy in Turkey shut for unspecified 'security threat'
Author: 0 US Embassy in Turkey shut for unspecified 'security threat'

The State Department officials said they would make an announcement when the embassy is ready to reopen. No further details about the threat were released by the embassy. Another source of tension between the United States and Turkey involves a Muslic cleric named Fethullah Gulen, who has been living in exile in the United States.

Esteri Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem - president
Author: 0 Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem - president

His remarks were greeted with cheers and applause. "I hope soon you will move your embassy to Jerusalem; we hope". Last December, Morales said on his official Facebook account that he planned to make the move. Guatemala moved its embassy to Tel Aviv after the UN Security Council in 1980 called on Guatemala and other countries with their embassies in Jerusalem to withdraw.

Esteri Russian Federation slams 'illegal and harmful' extended United States sanctions
Author: 0 Russian Federation slams 'illegal and harmful' extended United States sanctions

On February 16, the US Department of Justice indicted 13 individuals and three organizations from Russian Federation for allegedly interfering in the US presidential election in 2016. Yet Putin argued his government has little to answer for until the USA provides "some materials, specifics and data". "Does the United States extradite its citizens to anyone?" he asked.

Esteri China says its 'moderate' defense spending rises are no threat
Author: 0 China says its 'moderate' defense spending rises are no threat

Trump's announcement came as President Xi Jinping's top economic aide, Liu He, met USA officials at the White House to discuss the fraught economic relationship. President Xi Jinping's address to the Communist Party congress in October was heavy on the environmental rhetoric, triggering a rally in green stocks.

Esteri Magnitude 6.0 aftershock rattles quake-hit Papua New Guinea Highlands
Author: 0 Magnitude 6.0 aftershock rattles quake-hit Papua New Guinea Highlands

The quake hit today and comes one week after a 7.5 magnitude quake caused landslides, damaged buildings and closed oil and gas operations, prompting a declaration of a state of emergency. Numerous aftershocks have also hampered the delivery of vital relief supplies to isolated communities. Aid is yet to reach numerous areas most affected by the quake as road networks and air strips have been damaged by the big quake.

Esteri Mamata extends support to KCR's call for 'Third Front'
Author: 0 Mamata extends support to KCR's call for 'Third Front'

Sources said KCR is also in talks with Samajwadi Party, DMK and even miffed BJP allies - Shiv Sena and TDP - about a possible "non-BJP non-Congress" front. 3,000 to all jobless youth. At a press meet on Sunday, actor-turned-politician and Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan welcomed Rao's statement and said he was extending his support.

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