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Weather: Cyclone Cook hits New Zealand

Weather: Cyclone Cook hits New Zealand

Cyclone Cook on Monday dumped heavy rain on New Caledonia, where four people were hurt when a tree fell on their vehicle and power supplies were disrupted. Winds could reach 150km/h, according to the MetService . Earlier in the day, the city prepared for the worst with gridlock on Auckland motorways as people sought to head off for Easter for the before the storm hit, while others were packing supermarkets buying up supplies.


Adityanath wants ministers to declare assets - every year

Adityanath wants ministers to declare assets - every year

Draupadi asked the palace - who is responsible for this situation? "It is easier to talk to Prime Minister Narendra Modi but it is rather hard to talk to Shivraj Singh Chouhan". The event was held at the Central Hall in Lucknow . "Who is stopping him to legislate laws on triple talaq? ". Caliph Omar later approved it as punishment, scholars argue, but later on the practice was annulled by Muslim jurists.



Israel rejects negotiations with jailed Palestinian hunger strikers

In an op-ed published in The New York Times , Barghouti wrote Israeli prisons have become the "cradle of a lasting movement for Palestinian self-determination". Some 6,500 Palestinians are now detained by Israel for a range of offenses and alleged crimes. "After exhausting all other options, I decided there was no choice but to resist these abuses by going on a hunger strike".


U.S. defense secretary looks to rebuild trust in Egypt visit

U.S. defense secretary looks to rebuild trust in Egypt visit

As part of the strengthening of the bilateral ties that were affected during Barack Obama's administration, Sisi paid a visit to Washington earlier this month, during which US President Donald Trump expressed support for the Egyptian government.


Unite leadership candidate Gerard Coyne suspended from job

Unite leadership candidate Gerard Coyne suspended from job

Mr Coyne has attacked Mr McCluskey over a £400,000 loan from the union to buy a "swanky" £700,000 penthouse flat in the shadow of the Shard close to the River Thames in London . The man challenging Len McCluskey to become the leader of Unite the union has been suspended from his role as regional secretary. The email said the suspension was "pending investigation into certain issues which have arisen".


British parliament votes in favour of early election on June 8

British parliament votes in favour of early election on June 8

May surprised allies and opponents on Tuesday when she announced her plan to bring forward an election that was not due until 2020, saying she needed to avoid a clash of priorities in the sensitive final stages of the two-year Brexit talks.