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Hamas elects Ismail Haniya as new political chief

Egypt's state-run media have repeatedly accused Hamas of collaborating with militants in Egypt, a charge the group always denies. Led by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Fatah in recent weeks has been pushing the group to make significant concessions in Gaza .


South Korea: Rival N.Korea launches possible ballistic missile

South Korea: Rival N.Korea launches possible ballistic missile

The JCS said, "Our military is maintaining a full defense posture, closely monitoring the North Korean military's move". U.S. President Donald Trump "cannot imagine Russian Federation is pleased" with North Korea's latest missile test on Sunday, as it landed closer to Russian Federation than to Japan, the White House said in a statement.


Beijing-KL relationship at its best ever, says Xi Jinping

Beijing-KL relationship at its best ever, says Xi Jinping

India's decision, however, does leave it isolated as the USA did a U-turn and chose to send a delegation. It was a tough call for India to take as China in the last few days has managed to rope in a number of western countries, including the United States which yesterday agreed to send a top official after Washington clinched a lucrative trade deal.


2 killed as India, Pakistan troops trade fire in Kashmir

2 killed as India, Pakistan troops trade fire in Kashmir

Some schools in neighbouring Poonch district too have been shut as a precautionary measure, reports received here said. The Pakistani Army started firing and shelling at 7.15 a.m.in Naushera sector of the Line of Control (LoC). Rajouri deputy commissioner Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary confirmed the casualties. Iqbal said that more than 1,500 people in about 15 villages were still trapped in their homes, which were in the direct line of fire.


Tusk Calls For 'Moderation' Ahead Of Brexit Talks

Tusk Calls For 'Moderation' Ahead Of Brexit Talks

European Parliament president Antonio Tajani rejected the Prime Minister's claim and a spokesman for Mr Juncker said his office was too busy to meddle in the election. "We here in Brussels, we are very busy with our policy work, we have too much to do on our plate", he said. "The Conservatives are doing very well and that is nearly certainly likely to have some spillover into the local elections", said Roger Scully, politics professor at the University of Cardiff.


Nirbhaya gangrape verdict: FIR not encyclopedia carrying all details, says SC

Nirbhaya gangrape verdict: FIR not encyclopedia carrying all details, says SC

One does not remember how she had reacted when Nirbhaya was raped on the awful night, but everybody felt the accused should be given instant punishment. The death sentence was awarded to them by a trial court and later confirmed by the High Court. Congress spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala said the Nirbhaya case will remain an example and a deterrent to all sexual predators that justice for victims of sexual exploitation will always be delivered, come what may.