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Author: 0 Kim's body to be sent to North Korea

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, now on an official visit to India, said in a statement: "Following the completion of the autopsy on the deceased and receipt of a letter from his family requesting the remains be returned to North Korea, the coroner has approved the release of the body".

Global Media India will be delighted to welcome Malaysian PM Najib Razak: Narendra Modi
Author: 0 India will be delighted to welcome Malaysian PM Najib Razak: Narendra Modi

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday shared that he was "happy" to meet Tamil superstar Rajinikanth at his residence in Chennai. A country that's been our friend since 1957. The premier also pointed out that Malaysia has the highest percentage of the Indian diaspora outside India, with seven percent of its population being of Indian origin.

Author: 0 Turkey, US vow to boost ties despite Kurdish issue remains

During a press conference in the Turkish capital with his counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, Tillerson who also met the Turkish president, evaded questions on the Syrian Kurdish fighters of YPG that Ankara views as an offshoot of Kurdish rebels PKK, outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, while Cavusoglu centered his statement on USA support to YPG, saying that his government is "saddened" by this fact.

Global Media American injured in London attack 'getting stronger every day'
Author: 0 American injured in London attack 'getting stronger every day'

Two photos of Mrs Cochran have been posted on a Go Fund Me page for the couple, which has so far raised more than $70,000 (£56,000). Melissa Cochran, from the U.S. "It has been a tender experience for our family to be together with Melissa here", he said. He added: "She is so grateful for the outpouring of love and generosity".

Author: 0 Trump Aide With Russia Ties Offers To Talk To House Panel

Of course, now that he has the doors closed, Nunes has invited other top figures to re-testify, just in case there was something they didn't want to say on camera. Schiff accused Nunes of canceling the hearing, which was to have heard from Obama administration officials, to "choke off public information" and avoid any more embarrassment to the White House.

Author: 0 Extra forces deployed in Kashmir after deadly clashes

Locals said the house from where the militant was firing on army and police positions has been damaged fully due to mortar shelling and bomb blasts. Complete shutdown is being observed in occupied Kashmir on Wednesday against the brutal killing of four youth by Indian troops in Chadoora area of Budgam district.

Author: 0 Ousted S. Korean president to indicate position before being questioned by prosecutors

Park appeared at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office Tuesday morning to answer questions for the first time over the scandal. Park, 65, has been accused of colluding with her decades-long friend Choi Soon-sil, who is now in custody, to receive tens of millions of US dollars in bribes from Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, the heir apparent of Samsung Group.

Global Media Nunes: I Actually Did Rely On The White House For Intelligence Information
Author: 0 Nunes: I Actually Did Rely On The White House For Intelligence Information

The Times reported Thursday that Ezra Cohen-Watnick, according to several current U.S. officials, was one of two sources who provided Nunes with the intelligence. McGahn moved to flip the script in his letter to Nunes and Schiff, pointing to Farkas' comments as an indication of "possible inappropriate accumulation or dissemination of classified information".

Author: 0 South Korea: sunken Sewol ferry pulled up

Many relatives are also hoping to find on the ferry nine bodies which were never recovered. Salvage operators said they began to raise the sunken ship and part of its structure was revealed above the water around 3:45 a.m. Many bereaved family members and their supporters have been demanding a more thorough investigation into the government's responsibility over the sinking, questioning why higher-level officials have not been held accountable.

Global Media Mexico raises benchmark interest rate to 6.50 percent
Author: 0 Mexico raises benchmark interest rate to 6.50 percent

But on Thursday the peso closed around 18.70 to $1. During its four previous meetings, the board hiked rates by 50 basis point. But policymakers slowed the pace of hikes on the back of a rally in the peso. "Given the weak real business cycle dynamics and reduced tail risks on the currency, there's no need for them to act as aggressively as they've done before".

Author: 0 Park's fate and what happens next in S. Korea

The ruling by the Seoul Central District Court came after Park, 65, faced almost nine hours of questioning over a number of charges, including bribery and abuse of presidential power. At the beginning of this month, Park was residing at the sprawling presidential Blue House. — 1990: Park resigns as chairman of a children's foundation over suspicions that she allowed her mentor, Choi Tae-min, and his daughter, Choi Soon-sil, to manipulate it for personal gains.

Author: 0 South African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dies

At the age of 17, Kathrada was arrested for taking part in the Passive Resistance Campaign against racist laws targeting the Indian community. In 1982, along with Mandela and other leaders, he was transferred to another jail, the maximum security Pollsmoor Prison in Cape Town .

Global Media Russian Manafort client: Willing to speak to Congress
Author: 0 Russian Manafort client: Willing to speak to Congress

The AP obtained a copy of a strategy plan that Manafort pitched to Deripaska. The committee has not said whether Manafort's offer has been accepted. In a statement to AP, Mr Manafort confirmed that he had worked for Mr Deripaska in several countries but insisted the work was being unfairly cast as "inappropriate or nefarious" as part of a "smear campaign".

Global Media Lloyd's 'had to' open Europe office following Brexit: CEO
Author: 0 Lloyd's 'had to' open Europe office following Brexit: CEO

Lloyd's now enjoys so-called "EU passporting rights", which allow European Union member states to trade across national borders, providing a gateway to access the rest of the bloc. There's also been media reports that USA bank JP Morgan is heading to Dublin after checking an office block that would accommodate 1000 workers. In his note to staff, Citi's European boss Jim Cowles wrote: "A hard Brexit would require certain changes, including relocating certain client-facing roles to the EU ...

Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian Federation

A simultaneous investigation by the FBI, the inquiry by the Senate committee, and other congressional panels have shadowed U.S. President Donald Trump's administration and fueled deep suspicions about possible collusion with Russian agents.

Global Media Clinton returns to centre stage with a scathing attack on Donald Trump
Author: 0 Clinton returns to centre stage with a scathing attack on Donald Trump

At an event at Georgetown University today, she criticized the Trump administration's proposed cuts to foreign aid and diplomacy and urged the USA government to continue to make women's rights a priority in foreign policy. James Mattis, who said during a 2013 speech that "If you don't fund the State Department fully, then I need to buy more ammunition ultimately". As she started to present research that bolstered her argument about bringing women to the table in peace negotiations, she ...

Author: 0 Two-state solution basis of Middle East peace

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Saudi Arabia's King Salman slipped out of an Arab summit session for face-to-face talks, signaling an attempt at possible reconciliation. Arab leaders on Wednesday urged all countries not to relocate their embassies in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and not to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, China's Xinhua news agency reported .

Author: 0 Kansas governor vetoes expansion of state's Medicaid program

But after numerous conservative lawmakers who blocked prior efforts to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act were swept out of office in last year's election, Kansas' Republican-controlled Legislature provided that approval this week.

Global Media Malaysia Return Kim Jong-nam's body to North Korea following diplomatic row
Author: 0 Malaysia Return Kim Jong-nam's body to North Korea following diplomatic row

The nine Malaysians who were barred from leaving North Korea arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport early on Friday, where they were received by the foreign minister and large group of media who had waited overnight. Kim was killed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13 before his scheduled departure for Macau. The North Korean nationals, including Malaysia-based diplomat Hyon Kwang Song, boarded a flight to Beijing on Thursday and arrived at 3 a.m.

Author: 0 Indian butchers shut shops in protest at Hindu crackdown

Modi himself suggested as much: the election, he said in a speech in Delhi , marked the dawn of a new India, in which citizens would vote to advance development rather than identity-based issues. Although the chief minister has avoided any major bureaucratic reshuffle, his message to the IAS and IPS officers is clear - that he is different from his predecessors who ruled the state in last two decades.

Author: 0 White House invites panels to review intel amid new controversy

The Times named the officials as the National Security Council's senior director for intelligence, Ezra Cohen-Watnick, and a lawyer in the White House Counsel's Office who specializes in national security, Michael Ellis . Nunes, who was a member of Trump's transition team, has faced criticism from Democrats and some prominent Republicans, for the way he handled the allegations about USA spy agency surveillance of Trump's team.

Author: 0 Tillerson's Diplomatic Skill Put to Test With Visit to Turkey

At a joint news conference with Tillerson on Thursday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu recited a litany of complaints, including annoyance with a USA plan to support Kurdish fighters in Syria . "Operation Euphrates Shield aimed at ensuring our country's border security and thwarting Daesh terror group's threat and attacks targeting our country.

Global Media Sen. Tim Kaine plans to oppose SCOTUS nomination for Judge Neil Gorsuch
Author: 0 Sen. Tim Kaine plans to oppose SCOTUS nomination for Judge Neil Gorsuch

Democratic leaders have vowed to filibuster, meaning at least eight Democrats would have to break ranks to ensure the 60 votes needed to end debate and force a vote. And she said some of Gorsuch's "really disturbing" rulings have given her enough reason to vote against him. As The Associated Press reported, "The pressure is on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to change the parliamentary rules for Supreme Court nominees, lowering the threshold to a simple majority".

Author: 0 Shoulder injury forces Rahul out of IPL 10

It is important from the Indian Cricket Team's perspective, as he was their batting mainstay against Australia. Rahul had trouble playing short deliveries because his shot selection became limited due to the injury he incurred. Kohli is also nursing a shoulder injury, which ruled him out of the series-decider in Dharamshala against Australia. But the absence of their star batsman would add pressure on domestic batsmen like Sarfaraz Khan and Mandeep Singh to step up.

Author: 0 Putin cosies up to Trump in a bid to thaw ties

He made the remark while responding to his Finnish counterpart, who said he would be happy to receive the Russian and US presidents in Finland. "All those things are fictional, illusory and provocations, lies", Putin continued. "To host a summit you have to have also something to say out of that summit, and we want to surely see how the situation is going on, how the discussions are going on, whether we find some new common points of view and then surely we'd be very proud to have such a ...

Global Media Federal Bureau of Investigation releases new pictures from 9/11 attack on the Pentagon
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation releases new pictures from 9/11 attack on the Pentagon

Hijackers seized control of passenger jets and crashed them into the North and South towers of the World Trade Center in NY and the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. The devastated exterior of the Pentagon after the 9/11 terror attack. Firefighters make their way through the scorched interior of the Pentagon. It's widely agreed that the death toll would have been significantly higher had the plane hit a different area of the building.

Global Media South Africa's EFF leader Malema to lodge court application to discipline Zuma
Author: 0 South Africa's EFF leader Malema to lodge court application to discipline Zuma

Zuma has refunded more than 530,000 United States dollars to the public treasury after the country's constitutional court had in March a year ago ordered him to pay back the 16 million USD spent in upgrading his home. The court further affirmed that the Public Protector's directives were binding and that Zuma had failed to uphold the Constitution by respecting and protecting the chapter nine institution.

Author: 0 North Carolina's "bathroom bill" repeal: who's satisfied?

LGBT and human rights groups were quick to dismiss HB142, saying the new law does not do enough to protect transgender people from discrimination. A so-called compromise measure that would repeal North Carolina's controversial "bathroom bill " was approved by the state Senate on Thursday.

Global Media Jodie Sweetin Breaks Silence After Her Split from Ex-Fiance
Author: 0 Jodie Sweetin Breaks Silence After Her Split from Ex-Fiance

She also said of a March 18 incident that police arrived to her home when he "said he was going to take a 9-millimeter pistol with him, and use it to kill himself". "These two little loves are my everything and we will make it through!" PEOPLE was unable to reach Hodak for comment. Jodie Sweetin (R) and Justin Hodak attend the 2017 Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes after party on January 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California .

Author: 0 Over 280 Iraqi security forces members killed in west Mosul: US general

Western Mosul's old city district is a "very dense urban area [which is ] much, much more complex and much more favors the defender than it does the attacker", the general said. "This is a war, and mistakes can happen, and there can be losses", an Iraqi special forces general lamented to The New York Times after reports of a civilian casualty spike in Mosul .

Global Media Brexit: Northern Ireland 'can leave the United Kingdom for Europe'
Author: 0 Brexit: Northern Ireland 'can leave the United Kingdom for Europe'

Kelly also argued that there must be transitional arrangements of sufficient length for businesses to plan and prepare for any new free trade agreement between the European Union and UK. President of the European Council Donald Tusk issued the guidelines to member states. Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday, starting a two-year countdown to the UK's exit from the EU.

Author: 0 Arun Jaitley defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal put on trial

The Bawana MLA said he would also resign from the assembly and other government-run bodies. "The notice so issued should give full details of all advertisements and fix a timeline of 30 days from date of issue to reimburse the requisite amount to the government exchequer", the letter said.

Author: 0 European leaders gather in Rome to celebrate Treaty of Rome 60th anniversary

Britain will launch the process of leaving the European Union on March 29, setting a historic and uncharted course to become the first country to withdraw from the bloc by March 2019. But it also enshrines for the first time a so-called "multi-speed" Europe, in which some countries can push ahead on key issues while others sit out, an idea pushed by France and Germany but opposed by many eastern European Union states.

Global Media Gordhan's firing puts public purse in Zuma's hands
Author: 0 Gordhan's firing puts public purse in Zuma's hands

The more than 100 ANC veterans signalled their unhappiness with the state of the governing party and that of the country by penning a document titled "For The Sake of the Country", through which they decried the political and economic situation in the country, rampant corruption, and "the inability of the ANC to act against corruption, nepotism, factionalism, arrogance and election slates in the ANC and its alliance partners".

Global Media Japanese fleet returns with 333 whales from Antarctic hunt
Author: 0 Japanese fleet returns with 333 whales from Antarctic hunt

In defiance of worldwide criticism, the Tokyo fleet set sail for the Southern Ocean with plans to slaughter 333 minke whales in November. Three of the five vessels in the fleet were welcomed on Friday by the mayor and about 200 local people, including the family members of the crew, at the port of Shimonoseki in western Japan.

Global Media UN chief urges more aid for people of Mosul
Author: 0 UN chief urges more aid for people of Mosul

As he began his visit in Baghdad, Guterres called for the protection of civilians to be the "absolute priority", after the battle for Mosul resulted in numerous civilian deaths and widespread privation. According to IOM's field assessments, many displaced Iraqis across the country have limited access to basic household items and shelter necessities, while 17 percent of them (more than 484,000) live in critical shelter arrangements, which include unfinished buildings and informal settlements.

Author: 0 Turkish official says 'Wars of religion will start in Europe'

The Swiss government said last week, however, there was no reason to ban Turkey's foreign minister from addressing a rally in Zurich despite local authorities' opposition. The ex-pats' votes are being sought in a campaign for a referendum that would give President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers in a vote April 16.

Global Media Britain downplaying EU security row
Author: 0 Britain downplaying EU security row

One day after triggering Britain's exit from the European Union, May writes in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung the decision to leave the bloc "is not a rejection of the values we share as Europeans. The EU says if there is enough progress made on the terms of the divorce in the first phase of talks, then negotiations can move to a second phase where a trade deal can be discussed.

Global Media US Defense Secretary Mattis says Iran continues to sponsor terrorism
Author: 0 US Defense Secretary Mattis says Iran continues to sponsor terrorism

Investigations continue into Russia's alleged interference in favour of Mr Trump in the USA election, which the Kremlin denies, as well as meddling ahead of the votes in Germany, France and the Netherlands. "Russia's violations of worldwide law are now a matter of record, from what happened with Crimea to other aspects of their behaviour in mucking around inside other people's elections, and that sort of thing", he said.

Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon Has Now Written To Theresa May Demanding Another Referendum

On Tuesday, after the Scottish parliament voted in favour of another referendum, the UK's government Scotland secretary, David Mundell, said an independence vote before Brexit would be "unfair, so can't be agreed". Mrs May and Ms Sturgeon met earlier this week in Glasgow as the First Minister continued to press her case for another referendum. "I hope that will be by constructive discussion between our governments".

Global Media Donald Trump attacks conservative Republicans over healthcare bill failure
Author: 0 Donald Trump attacks conservative Republicans over healthcare bill failure

On the other end of the spectrum, moderate Republicans anxious about the AHCA's impact on their constituents, since coverage losses in some Congressional districts would be substantial . And no Democrat was going to help. The White House faces a tall task in gaining support for its congressional agenda. I think last week proved that theory wrong.

Author: 0 Trump predicts 'very difficult' summit with Xi

Trump and his wife Melania will also host a dinner for Xi and China's first lady Peng Liyuan , it said . Xi will stay at the president's club on April 6 and 7. "Cooperation is the only way forward, and the two countries' common interests far outweigh their differences", Su added. Still, Shen Dingli, a Sino-U.S.

Author: 0 Two men still remain in police custody over the Westminster terror attack

One of the mothers at nearby Brookfields Primary School said her daughter was best friends with Masood's, but added: "I always got the chills from him". A total of 50 people were injured when 52-year-old Khalid Masood drove a vehicle he had hired from a depot in Birmingham over Westminster Bridge, near the Houses of Parliament.

Author: 0 Korea resumes preparations to transport Sewol-ho ferry to Mokpo

The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries had rescheduled the lifting operation to the latest neap tide after bad weather delayed attempts earlier in March and throughout 2016. The ministry also said shoes and other items believed to be from the missing victims were found. Relatives have expressed concerns that remains of the missing victims could slip out through the holes and get lost.

Global Media Bull shark washed up onto Australia road by flood waters
Author: 0 Bull shark washed up onto Australia road by flood waters

Further south in Lismore, the State Emergency Service said the situation was "very, very serious" as the levee created to protect the city cracked and was breached by floodwaters about 4am on Friday. "We also have structural engineers that are on the ground at the moment". Cyclone Debbie hit as a category four storm on Tuesday in the north of tropical Queensland state, which generates nearly 20 percent of Australia's GDP at A$316 billion.

Author: 0 South Korea Court Approves Arrest Warrant for Ex-Leader Park Geun-hye

Park lost her title and immunity from criminal prosecution after the Constitutional Court in March 10 ruling upheld the December 9 legislative motion to impeach her. Park was taken into custody at her home and taken to a detention center - a scene that was covered on live South Korean television. Park may be given a bigger cell than other inmates in a Seoul detention facility, but she would be subject to the same rules on everything from meals to room inspections, former prosecution and ...

Global Media China hails Sino-US contacts after Tillerson visit
Author: 0 China hails Sino-US contacts after Tillerson visit

China has reportedly been irritated at being repeatedly told by Washington to rein in North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, and the United States decision to base an advanced missile defence system in South Korea. These comments came after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that military action will be "on the table" if North Korea raises its threat level.

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