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PM Lee apologises for 'private dispute' that has affected Singapore

PM Lee apologises for 'private dispute' that has affected Singapore

I have instructed that the PAP party whip be lifted . Non-Constituency MP (NCMP) Leon Perera wants more information on ministerial committees that are not made public, while NCMP Daniel Goh asked Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu whether Deeds of Gifts executed with the National Heritage Board may be shared with third persons.


India and Afghanistan Boost Trade with Direct Air Freight Corridor

India and Afghanistan Boost Trade with Direct Air Freight Corridor

In a tweet, he said, the direct connectivity between India and Afghanistan will usher prosperity. The corridor will also provide Afghan farmers quick and direct access to Indian markets for their perishable produce. Sushma Swaraj made India and Afghan ties grow more stronger with some cargo shipping India bypassing Pakistan. "Afghan traders will also take part in establishing the business center and it will resolve the existing problems", said Khan Jan Alokozay, ACCI's deputy head.


Puerto Rico gov upholds statehood in vote hit by boycott

Puerto Rico gov upholds statehood in vote hit by boycott

It is under USA military protection and is entitled to federal funding for infrastructure and social programs. The turnout for the nonbinding referendum was 23 percent . "If the advocates for statehood for Puerto Rico want to address the results to the U.S. Congress.then the results may appear weak, particularly when five years ago 834,000 voters supported statehood for the island".



Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

Iran vowed quick revenge after ISIS suicide bombers and gunmen stormed the parliament and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini on June 7, killing 18 and injuring at least 56. Washington was also among those targeted in Tehran's deterrence message. While Iran fights ISIS in Iraq , it rarely does so in Syria , where it has been mostly expending its resources on fighting the Syrian rebels.



Muslim teenage girl killed after leaving mosque in US

Martinez Torres caught up with them in a nearby vehicle park, got out of his auto armed with a baseball bat and began chasing the group, she added. Police say they believe Martinez Torres acted alone and say they are not looking for other suspects.



EU Brexit talks to focus 1st on citizens' rights

Mr Barnier's insistence on sticking to the EU's priorities for the negotiations comes after Mr Davis appeared to soften his stance on the schedule for the talks. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she hopes for a "good agreement" after Brexit talks in which 27 European Union countries will listen carefully to what Britain wants but also defend their own interests.