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UP: BSP-SP likely to join hands for Gorakhpur, Phulpur bypolls

UP: BSP-SP likely to join hands for Gorakhpur, Phulpur bypolls

An announcement to this effect was made by BSP leader Ghanshyam Kharwar and Allahabad district coordinator Ashok Gautam. "This alliance between the two is like an alliance between a snake and a shrew" he added. "We have to keep democracy alive". "Decision in this regard will be taken by Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati". Ahead of the elections, Samajwadi Party already announced a coalition with Nishad Party and Peace Party.


Five policemen killed by Al Shabaab in Northeast Kenya

Five policemen killed by Al Shabaab in Northeast Kenya

He also said that police suspect that the attacks, who arrived at the stations on foot, were between 70 and 100. "The gunmen destroyed the Safaricom mast to curtail communication before attacking the two police installations, "said Oronyi".


Shopian attack: Terrorist, accomplices killed in retaliatory firing

Shopian attack: Terrorist, accomplices killed in retaliatory firing

Government forces responded with tear gas. All train services have been suspended. Separatists have called for a shutdown against the incident. Many protests centered around the town of Shopian , where the shooting occurred, a region of mountain forests and apple orchards.


US aircraft carrier, Carl Vinson, in Vietnam for historic visit

US aircraft carrier, Carl Vinson, in Vietnam for historic visit

In recent years, Vietnam, in particular, has watched warily as China, through extensive reclamation, has transformed bits of rock and reef it controls into sprawling artificial islands that now double as military bases. The US Navy has staged activities in Vietnam for its Pacific Partnership humanitarian and civic missions in nine of the past 12 years. In addition to Vietnam, the United States is also tightening military cooperation with long-standing allies Australia, Japan and India.


Irish Met Office issues red weather warning for entire country

Irish Met Office issues red weather warning for entire country

Lowest temperatures of 0º to -3º with sharp frost is expected in many places. A freezing easterly wind has also caused disruption as temperatures struggle to stay above 0C, with wind chill making it feel more like -10C outside. Aer Lingus and Ryanair will also not operate from Cork Airport tomorrow, but both expect to resume a normal schedule on Saturday. A Status Red warning was last in place in October when Hurricane Ophelia forced schools, colleges and some workplaces to close ...


Far-right, populist surge leaves Italy in limbo

Far-right, populist surge leaves Italy in limbo

The center-right coalition, which includes League - also known as the Northern League - along with former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia and the neo-fascist Brothers of Italy , is likely to form the largest bloc in both houses of the country's parliament, a combined share of votes totaling over 37%.