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EVM tampering row: All eyes on crucial 'EC all-party' meet today

The Guna MP said that Election Commission had taken up the issue seriously when questions were raised during the public demonstrations of EVMs before the by-election in Ater (Bhind) in Madhya Pradesh last month. This could also be the forum where the poll panel announces the date of the EVM hackathon - the event where it says people will be thrown an open challenge to hack EVMs.


Abe, Moon discuss North Korea, 'comfort women' issue

Abe, Moon discuss North Korea, 'comfort women' issue

China has rigorously objected to the deployment of the USA missile defense system in South Korea, saying it destabilized regional security and did little to curb any threat from North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, which are in defiance of U.S.


Glasgow City Council's new SNP leader 'open to coalition deal'

Glasgow City Council's new SNP leader 'open to coalition deal'

Ruth Davidson was campaigning in the former First Minister's patch on Saturday, after last week's local elections left the Conservatives as the largest group on Aberdeenshire council. But First Minister Nicola Sturgeon hit back, branding claims the Tories were a threat to the SNP "ludicrous" and that Miss Davidson risked being left with "egg on her face".


White House explains delay in firing Flynn

White House explains delay in firing Flynn

An interesting standard emerged Tuesday from the lectern at the White House briefing room. Last month, Trump announced his intention to nominate Billingslea to serve as assistant secretary for terrorist financing at the Treasury Department.


Chinese President Xi congratulates President Moon, discusses Pyongyang

Chinese President Xi congratulates President Moon, discusses Pyongyang

I am willing to go anywhere for the peace of the Korean Peninsula - if needed, I will fly immediately to Washington. I will go to Beijing and I will go to Tokyo. As for relations between China and the Republic of Korea, it has been deteriorating mainly because of the U.S. deployment of the THAAD system. The usual circumstances of the election and immediate transition into office meant Moon inherited several officials from Park's government, and he has moved quickly to replace them.



New Hamas Chief Makes First Public Appearance in Gaza

Haniya was jailed several times by Israel during the first intifada, or uprising, which erupted in 1987, and was deported to southern Lebanon in December 1992 along with hundreds of Hamas and Islamic Jihad militants. One of those freed was Yehiyeh Sinwar, a former hard-line al-Qassam commander. It's not clear which direction Haniyeh will choose for Hamas. Israeli airstrike targeted an apartment block in Gaza City.