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Support GST in national interest, Modi urges opposition

Keen on passing the GST bill, the government has been holding a series of meetings with opposition leaders, which included a meeting between Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with Azad and deputy leader Anand Sharma on Thursday. "We are not here to disrupt the session ". Leaders of all parties in Parliament today called for a productive monsoon session that begins tomorrow but the Kashmir churn, events in Arunachal and India's abortive bid to enter a global nuclear group could provide the ...


6K detained in failed Turkish coup

6K detained in failed Turkish coup

In the meantime, Istanbul's police chief Mustafa Caliskan had ordered his teams to shoot down all the unidentified helicopters flying over the city, the Hurriyet daily said. A statement from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office said the order would be valid until further notice . Wikileaks also says it is preparing to release more than 100,000 documents related to the Turkish government in the wake of a failed coup .



Turkey's Erdogan demands USA hand over "terrorist" Gulen

Though government officials offered reassurances that life has returned to normal, warplanes patrolled Turkey's skies overnight in a sign that authorities feared that the threat was not yet over. Eight Turkish military officers who fled to Greece by helicopter appeared in court in the Greek border city of Alexandropouli charged with entering the country illegally.



Attacker's uncle: he was radicalized in 2 weeks

Prosecutors say painstaking measures are needed to avoid errors of identification. IS has claimed responsibility for the attack. Tourists have flocked back to the waterside route since it reopened two days after the attack , with the restaurants and hotels once again busy.



Labour leadership challengers outline credentials to MPs and peers

The former shadow business secretary, who quit the shadow cabinet to launch her challenge to Mr Corbyn , asked party members at a social event in Wolverhampton: "What attracted you to the Labour Party in the first place?" The two lawmakers seeking to unseat Jeremy Corbyn as leader of Britain's main opposition party say it's better if just one of them competes against him.



Turkey to consider reinstating death penalty after failed coup

On Saturday, Labour Minister Suleyman Soylu told broadcaster Haberturk he believed Washington was behind the coup attempt. The Turkish president has blamed Gulen and his followers for the failed military coup on Friday night, but Gulen, who was profiled by "60 Minutes" in 2012 , has denied any involvement in or knowledge about the attempted coup .