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Federal appeals court begins hearing against Donald Trump's travel ban diktat

People protest outside as the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals prepares to hear arguments on President Trump's revised travel ban in Seattle on Monday. The Justice Department separately appealed a different federal judge's decision to halt the 90-day travel ban to the 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals.



Don't Mess With China's Silk Road Initiative: Venezuela

But for all the buzz in Beijing about China's "Belt and Road Initiative", scepticism still dogs the massive trade and infrastructure programme. Beijing is hosting a high-level global cooperation forum, dubbed "One Belt, One Road", which brings together dozens of heads of state and government, along with financial organizations and hundreds of business representatives and entrepreneurs.


Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra faints during press conference; taken to hospital

Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra faints during press conference; taken to hospital

Mishra said since 2013, the AAP has been converting its black money into white through foreign trips of its senior leaders - Durgesh Pathak, Ashish Khetan, Satyendar Jain, and Raghav Chaddha. "After exposure by his ex colleague, Arvind Kejriwal must answer how much black money he made in last 3 years", the Delhi unit of the BJP tweeted on Sunday.



Iran presidential election: Conservative candidate Ghalibaf withdraws

He also served as deputy speaker of the Iranian parliament, or majlis . It was the culmination of a series of increasingly aggressive campaign attacks by Rouhani, a 68-year-old moderate cleric, who in recent weeks has lashed out at conservatives over issues from freedom of speech to corruption and wealthy institutions that don't pay tax.



Pak moves closer to China, hails controversial CPEC

Russian president Vladimir Putin was the most important foreign leader on the dias. Matt Pottinger, special assistant to the president and senior director for Asia at the National Security Council, led the US delegation. Critics also contend that China intends to export its overcapacity. The ongoing meeting offers the Chinese government the opportunity to provide a clearer explanation of its vision for the trade project.



Targeting core Labour voters, UK's May promises more workers' rights

On a visit to southern England, May committed to keeping European Union guarantees on workers' rights, getting workers represented on company boards and protecting pensions from "irresponsible behavior by company bosses" - a clear reference to billionaire Philip Green who oversaw the demise of department store BHS.