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Worldwide France provides 550 million euros in aid to Lebanon to boost economy
Author: 0 France provides 550 million euros in aid to Lebanon to boost economy

Lebanon's growth has plummeted due to political instability, with the effect compounded by the Syrian conflict which has sent a million refugees across the border - equivalent to a quarter of the Lebanese population before the conflict. "Supporting Lebanese unity and stability will support stability in the entire region, and it will diminish the threats to peace that we are facing today in the world", said United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Achim Steiner today in Paris .

Worldwide Russia Is Extremely Interested in Poisoned Spy's Dead Pets
Author: 0 Russia Is Extremely Interested in Poisoned Spy's Dead Pets

According to the telephone conversation between Yulia and her sister Viktoria, which Rossiya 1 TV channel announced, her father Sergei Skripal avoided nervous system impairment and, probably, would recover too. While Russia has repeatedly denied any involvement in the attack, Britain's finger pointing at country's leading chemical research base is the most specific accusation of its responsibility yet, via the Sunday Times .

Worldwide Trichy: Farmers protesting for Cauvery board evicted as statewide shutdown ends
Author: 0 Trichy: Farmers protesting for Cauvery board evicted as statewide shutdown ends

Symbolising death to highlight their plight, a group of farmers on Friday buried themselves neck deep in the dry riverbed near here as they pressed for setting up of the Cauvery Management Board. Rebel AIADMK faction leader TTV Dhinakaran was more straightforward in his remarks as he appealed to the people to boycott IPL matches in Chennai to put pressure on the Union government to consitutute teh Cauvery board.

Worldwide Donald Trump Ditches White House Correspondents' Dinner Again
Author: 0 Donald Trump Ditches White House Correspondents' Dinner Again

Gribbin. A spokeswoman for the White House National Security Council said the delay was not tied to the tensions over Qatar, adding that, " President Trump is committed to resolving the Gulf dispute this month". The president spent Thursday tweeting his displeasure with the Jeff Bezos-owned newspaper's headlines about the White House's China tariff policies .

Worldwide NBC Grills Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Over Slow Response to Privacy Breach
Author: 0 NBC Grills Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Over Slow Response to Privacy Breach

It appears Facebook leadership isn't over Cook's comments yet and Sandberg's hint at a paid model could be a way of saying "do you want us to rob you like Apple does". "We certainly know people want accurate information, not false news, on Facebook, and we take that really seriously", she said. "We had legal assurances from them that they deleted it", Sandberg continued.

Author: 0 Saskatchewan hockey team bus involved in fatal crash

The two teams were involved in a semi-final that had Nipawin up three games to one. According to the RCMP, the bus collided with a semi-trailer unit. Traffic will be blocked or restricted for several hours, so drivers can expect lengthy delays. Two air ambulance helicopters were dispatched to the scene, a spokesperson from STARS Ambulance told CTV News.

Worldwide Israeli forces kill 2 more Palestinians, injure over 250
Author: 0 Israeli forces kill 2 more Palestinians, injure over 250

Palestinians burned tyres and threw stones at Israeli soldiers over the border fence, who responded with tear gas and live fire, the correspondents said . Israeli forces have shot dead seven Palestinians and wounded more than 1,000 as tens of thousands participated in a mass demonstration demanding the right of return for Palestinian refugees.

Worldwide Breakaway Democrats in NY State Senate to unify with rest of party
Author: 0 Breakaway Democrats in NY State Senate to unify with rest of party

Jeff Klein of The Bronx, head of the 8-member Independent Democratic Conference, would become Deputy Majority Leader under Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins. 22, 2018. Nixon showed no sign of backing off her criticism of Cuomo, either. Cuomo has also denied that he helped empower the IDC, and, by extension, Senate Republicans.

Worldwide Rep. Blake Farenthold, facing ethics probe, abruptly resigns
Author: 0 Rep. Blake Farenthold, facing ethics probe, abruptly resigns

Visit MarketWatch .com for more information on this news. "While I planned on serving out the remainder of my term in Congress, I know in my heart it's time for me to move along and look for new ways to serve", the fourth-term Republican said in a video statement .

Worldwide Former Russian agent Sergei Skripal no longer in critical condition - hospital
Author: 0 Former Russian agent Sergei Skripal no longer in critical condition - hospital

Yulia Skripal, who's father Sergei Skripal remains in a critical condition, released a statement via British police overnight, expressing her gratitude to those who came to her aid. British counter-terror police have said the Skripals first came into contact with a nerve agent at the house, with the highest concentration found on the front door.

Worldwide India kicks off process to procure fighter jets for IAF
Author: 0 India kicks off process to procure fighter jets for IAF

The RFI is the first step towards finding a new warplane for the air force and global manufacturers have to respond to it by July 6, with operational features and technical parameters of their platforms. The IAF that is operating with only 33 fighter squadrons against the sanctioned strength of 42 will be further reduced to only 16 by 2032 and 19 by 2027.

Worldwide There have been no trade talks between China and the US
Author: 0 There have been no trade talks between China and the US

This comes after the president floated the idea of imposing $100 billion in additional tariffs against China. "We must act together to make that happen", Zhang said. The Europeans reject Trump's allegations, which have mostly circled on Germany's auto industry, and prepared a list of counter-measures in case the U.S.

Worldwide Hamilton hit with grid penalty after gearbox change!
Author: 0 Hamilton hit with grid penalty after gearbox change!

Recent reports suggested he is close to agreeing a three-year deal worth $168 million, but he made it clear there was nothing on the table at the moment with the team and the driver still in talks. "We all felt the same pain and for sure some individuals have had more sleepless nights than others maybe, but ultimately we come here feeling strong and positive with a good direction over how to move forward".

Worldwide Karnataka man may jail face for throwing garland on Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 Karnataka man may jail face for throwing garland on Rahul Gandhi

In Karnataka on Friday (April 6) the gods conspired to give Congress president Rahul Gandhi a massive boost. And to top it all off, the entire thing was caught on camera, and has since gone viral on social media platforms. While the incident is being considered as a positive sign by many, some others pointed out that it could be a major lapse in Rahul Gandhi's security.

Worldwide BJP foundation day: Shah, Modi to address party cadre
Author: 0 BJP foundation day: Shah, Modi to address party cadre

Mumbai: BJP president Amit Shah on Friday called Opposition parties hands against the BJP to "snakes", "mongoose", "dogs" and "cats" to put across the point that parties with no ideological similarities are planning to join hands against the saffron party.

Worldwide Madison bank robber sentenced to 10 years in prison
Author: 0 Madison bank robber sentenced to 10 years in prison

A store clerk called 911 with a detailed description of the suspects and the auto they were driving. A surveillance photo of the man has been released. The suspect was last seen fleeing from the bank on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. Police did not immediately respond to a media inquiry if the man arrested in the jewelry store robbery was possibly linked to the bank heist, particularly since they were in the same area.

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