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US Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban to take effect

US Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban to take effect

The Supreme Court's short, unratified orders on Monday asked the courts of appeal to move quickly in order to determine whether this most recent version of the ban was justified in the law. The demonstration was many degrees smaller than the massive protests that greeted Trump's initial executive order for the travel ban at the beginning of 2017.


European Union sets Sunday deadline for United Kingdom to reach Irish border agreement

European Union sets Sunday deadline for United Kingdom to reach Irish border agreement

The ambassadors want sufficient time to take it back to their capitals for scrutiny - or the summit is likely to rule that "sufficient progress" has not been made on the divorce issues. "I want to move things forward as well". Phase two of the Brexit talks will focus on the transitional arrangements that will kick in after the UK formally leaves the EU in 2019 and the future EU-UK trading relationship.


Pope Francis 'profoundly concerned' by Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Pope Francis 'profoundly concerned' by Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Pope Francis joined a chorus of negative reactions to Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state and move its embassy there. "I pray to the Lord that this identity would be preserved and strengthened for the benefit of the Holy Land, the Middle East and the whole world and that wisdom and prudence would prevail, to avoid adding new elements of tension in a world already shaken and scarred by many cruel conflicts", the pope said.


US Secretary of State Tillerson:

US Secretary of State Tillerson: "We strongly support Georgia's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership"

Even Tillerson's own State Department has conceded the announcement could sow unrest throughout the Middle East. Cavusoglu made his remarks just before meeting with Tillerson. While the decision directly affects his department, Tillerson acknowledged his role was relatively minimal. Trump named his 36-year-old son-in-law Jared Kushner to head up peace efforts, which have been largely moribund for years.


Gujarat Election Phase 1: Top 10 Facts You Need To Know

Gujarat Election Phase 1: Top 10 Facts You Need To Know

Of the 2,12,31,652 voters, 1,11,05,933 are males and 1,01,25,472 females while 247 are from the third gender. As the Gujaratis come put in huge numbers to choose their representative for the next five years, the results of these elections have become a test for the many.