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Journalist slammed for sexism over interview with New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern

Journalist slammed for sexism over interview with New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern

Ardern, who was accompanied at the interview by her partner, Clarke Gayford , appeared discomfited by the question but replied: "The election was done". And now she's taking nation building to the next level by combining politics with pregnancy. As soon as the episode aired audiences jumped online to voice their dismay over social media, especially shocked by allusions to Ardern's age and attractiveness, statements which even seemed to throw Arden herself on occasion.


Rahul targets Modi after Delhi jeweller disappears, says govt looked other way

Rahul targets Modi after Delhi jeweller disappears, says govt looked other way

Addressing a press conference, Sibal said, "The country has faced a loss of around ₹21,000 crore as of now and other banking frauds will also come out in a few days". The corporate loan, too turned into an NPA on November 29, 2016, thus resulting in its first outstanding loan of Rs 97.85 crore (as alleged fraud) and the corporate loan of Rs 109.08 crore (as fresh outstanding).


N.Korea: Ready to talk with US

N.Korea: Ready to talk with US

Despite conservative protests, the South Korean government has welcomed his visit, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in is expected to meet the delegation. The US and South Korea usually hold three major military exercises each year, and they all focus on combatting North Korea while serving as a major irritant in the trilateral relations.


Iraq sentences 16 women to death because they married Islamic State terrorists

Iraq sentences 16 women to death because they married Islamic State terrorists

Since the Iraqi military announced in December 2017 that the nation was "fully liberated" of ISIS, the government has faced the dilemma of prosecuting former ISIS members. Iraq is conducting the trials of hundreds of foreign women who have been detained, with hundreds of their children, by Iraqi forces since August, as Isis strongholds crumbled.


Israeli forces open fire on Palestinian fishermen off Gaza coast, kill one

Israeli forces open fire on Palestinian fishermen off Gaza coast, kill one

The other two suspects who were in the boat were arrested and are being questioned, the IDF said in a statement. Naval forces called on the boat to halt, then fired warning shots in the air before shooting toward it when the three people on board did not stop, the spokeswoman said.


N. Korea expresses willingness to hold talks with US

N. Korea expresses willingness to hold talks with US

North Korea lashed out at the latest sanctions in a report on state-run media earlier Sunday, noting Kim Jong Un had agreed to participate in the February 9-25 Winter Games and engage in rare talks with the South. He was previously named by South Korean officials as a key mastermind behind the 2010 sinking of the Cheonan warship, which resulted in the deaths of 46 ROK sailors.