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BJP bags 12 Rajya Sabha seats, crushes SP-BSP bonhomie in UP

It also wrested from Congress a seat each in Uttarakhand and Haryana. In the recent elections, BJP won 29 seats whereas Congress had to be satisfied by nine, Trinamool by four, TRS and BJD by three each, JD-U, TDP and RJD by two each and SP, Shiv Sena, NCP and YSRC one seat each.


March for Our Lives event set for Lewisburg

March for Our Lives event set for Lewisburg

Organizers of the national march are pushing for gun control measures including a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Before moving to Naples, Craig lived in Colorado down the street from the theater in Aurora where a gunman killed 12 people six years ago; that's not far from Columbine High School.


First rebels leave Syria enclave under Russian-brokered deal

First rebels leave Syria enclave under Russian-brokered deal

Syrian forces have split Eastern Ghouta into three pockets, which are under the control of three different rebel groups. The first batch of fighters to quit Ghouta under a Russian-brokered deal were bussed out on Thursday and started arriving in the northwestern province of Idlib on Friday.


Turkey renovates schools, improves education in Afrin

Turkey renovates schools, improves education in Afrin

On Monday, Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters ousted the Kurdish People s Protection Units (YPG) militia from the city of Afrin in northern Syria after a almost two-month offensive. Turkish Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Umit Yalchin is expected to travel to the U.S.to meet his counterpart John Sullivan next week. The municipality spearheaded a similar project in Jarabulus, Syria in the wake of Turkey's Operation Euphrates Shield in 2016-early 2017.


South Korea to shut off computers to stop people working late

South Korea to shut off computers to stop people working late

It's also about 1,000 more hours than employees work on average in other developed countries. And now the government in Seoul has a new initiative to prevent the "culture of working overtime" - all computers are to be powered down on a Friday night.


71 militants killed in fresh Afghan operations: gov't

71 militants killed in fresh Afghan operations: gov't

Afghan officials often give conflicting tolls in the wake of attacks. There has so far been no claim of responsibility for the explosion. Agha Mohammad, a 25-year-old shopkeeper from Lashkar Gah, was among the spectators leaving the match when the blast happened.