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by | March 24, 2018 | 13:39

Mr Vizcarra received something of a hero's welcome shortly after midnight on Friday when he arrived in Peru from Canada, where he had been serving as ambassador, amid one of the most politically turbulent periods in Peru's recent history.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:34

Sarkozy, who served as president from 2007 to 2012, has been charged with corruption, illegal campaign financing and concealment of Libyan public money, a judiciary source told AFP. In a defiant half-hour performance that saw him shake with indignation at times, Sarkozy frequently referred to his accusers from Gaddafi's regime as "sinister", "liars" and a "group of killers".

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:36

This is published unedited from the PTI feed . About 14 killed and 50 wounded have been admitted in city hospitals so far as we know, " a health official told Xinhua, citing initial information. Helmand is heavily dominated by the Taliban , and there are no known Islamic State operations in the area. Taliban and IS militants have ramped up attacks across the country in recent weeks even before the official start of the spring fighting season.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:27

Within minutes Mr Smith - who challenged Jeremy Corbyn for the leadership in 2016 - tweeted: "Just been sacked by Jeremy Corbyn for my long held views on the damage Brexit will do to the Good Friday Agreement and the economy of the entire UK".

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:16

It was certainly noticeable that Southgate spoke with greater clarity about the politics surrounding Russian Federation, the security issues facing the World Cup, and his belief that English football needed to "get our own house in order" when it came to racism, than he did when discussing his own plans, or even giving a rough idea about when he might let everyone know the captain.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:16

British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) speaks with Slovenia's Prime minister Miro Cerar during a breakfast meeting on the second day of a summit of European Union (EU) leaders at the European Council headquarter in Bruxelles, on March 23, 2018.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:14

Helsel said the rocks are part of the "counter" portion of training, fighting back if the intruder makes his way into the classroom. "We have devices installed in our doors that help to secure them, to make it very hard to break through", said Helsel.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:03

And Chinese investors, including state-backed funds, have been encouraged by their government to acquire USA intellectual property by buying Silicon Valley companies, officials said . "Sticks matter more than flowers on the path to peaceful reunification", it said. Yang will meet South African government and political party leaders to discuss plans for a summit later this year between China and African countries, as well as bilateral ties, Hua added.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:02

Chinese steel futures shed more than 6 percent to hit their lowest in more than eight months, while iron ore slumped to levels unseen in almost nine months. USTR has up to 15 days to seek public comment and decide on the list of proposed tariffs . "This highlights the complementarity between Indian and Chinese companies, taking advantage of which Chinese companies should invest in India", an official statement quoted Narang as saying.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:38

Dublin Fire Brigade are now dealing with the serious fire at the Metro Hotel in Ballymun area of the city. Eight fire brigades and medics arrived to the scene. Dublin's Chief Fire Officer Patrick Fleming announced on Friday morning that there is nothing to indicate that the cause of the fire is suspicious and that it will be "several months" before the building can be returned to use.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:40

In the most recent poll, that's down to a 13-point margin, 44 percent to 31 percent ― a dip, but still well above the level recorded in previous surveys, including one taken in the immediate aftermath of the shooting. "And so I'm asking - no, demanding - we take action now", Cameron Kasky, 17, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, says on the March for Our Lives website.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:36

David Hogg, a senior at Douglas High, said the inequality of news attention is one of the "greatest obstacles" that #NeverAgain-the student-led anti-gun violence movement created after the shooting-is battling. Later, they discovered the "horrible, frightful things that happened", she said. For the last 22 years the $7 billion-a-year, publicly funded US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which is home to the largest number of violence prevention experts in the world, has ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:20

He also referred to the sexual harassment lawsuit made by Paula Jones against then-president Bill Clinton in 1994. At the request of Zervos' lawyers, Trump's campaign agreed in March to preserve all documents it might have concerning allegations that Trump touched Zervos and nine other women inappropriately.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:19

The Rebels have their work cut out for them in this series and it won't be easy. Coach John Beilein has put the Wolverines on the brink of college basketball's elite. The Michigan team, victor of 12 in a row, travels the court anyway it can, fast or slow, depending on the opponent. Baird's 85 percent free-throw percentage placed him in the top 10 of the state.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:19

The Chelsea man won and then converted a 61st-minute spot-kick to extend the Super Eagles' impressive form under Gernot Rohr , a run which has seen the West Africans lose just once during the German's managerial reign. "We are playing like a team and we have other players who can take responsibilities". Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi posted a picture on his on his Instagram account along with a message that said, "Na Sooo, Victory Against A Tough Poland Side.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:16

Earlier this week the Senate debated and then shelved a resolution calling for an end to US support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. Mattis had lobbied Congress to reject the bill, warning that restrictions could increase civilian casualties, jeopardize counterterrorism cooperation, and "reduce our influence with the Saudis".

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:11

Russia has denied responsibility for the March 4 attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, the first known offensive use of a nerve toxin in Europe since the Second World War. The 28-nation European Union has recalled its ambassador from Moscow for consultations, and several countries, including Lithuania, Latvia and the Czech Republic, say they are considering expulsions.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:12

The reaction to the moves in Washington and Beijing was somewhat muted, with Asian markets regaining some lost ground after early sell-offs. For example, South Korea's largest trading partner is China. Earlier this month, Trump also announced steep tariffs - not specific to China - on steel and aluminum imports, despite warnings from USA and global lawmakers that doing so could spark a trade war .

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:05

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday a newly filed amendment to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives regulations on the devices, would convert the definition of the bump stocks and other "slide-fire" mechanisms like them, as machine guns under the National Firearms Act of 1934 and the Gun Control Act of 1968.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:03

Facebook's No. 2 executive , Sheryl Sandberg, said in an interview on CNBC yesterday that the incident was a "huge breach of trust ". The company, funded in part by Trump supporter and billionaire financier Robert Mercer, paired its vault of consumer data with voter information.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:01

Ditto tech entrepreneur Narendra Rocherolle, who flatly tweeted Saturday that "when you allow 3rd parties to access my data in a manner inconsistent with the rules and policies". Parakilas also said that there were many data breaches involving other companies who use ghost profiles to gain access to user information. Zuckerberg has apologised for a "major breach of trust " with Facebook users and vowed to take steps to protect user data.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:58

South Korean officials met Kim Jong Un this month and told Washington the leader was open to giving up his nuclear weapons if North Korea's security was guaranteed. "Let's have this conversation by May, or even before that, and let's see how serious North Korea really is", Bolton said, according to a transcript of his remarks posted on the RFA website on Friday.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:52

Our country has been identified as among the most vulnerable to the impact of climate change . As every year, this year too Earth Hour is seeing unprecedented support from all quarters across India including governments, corporates, and organizations, through various innovative Earth Hour events and Give Up pledges.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:46

Trump presented glass awards to the recipients of the International Women of Courage Awards, saying they "define what it means to be a role model". A few weeks earlier, she arrived separately from her husband to the State of the Union, although the first lady's spokesperson has claimed the situations were down to logistics rather than attempting to send a message.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:43

One year ago, President Trump's new national security adviser spoke at the Mujahedin's Persian New Year celebration in Tirana, Albania, calling the global powers' nuclear deal with Iran a mistake. "The two have been discussing this for some time ". "The timeline was expedited as they both felt it was important to have the new team in place, instead of constant speculation", a White House official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.