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Prez Trump US signs order to roll back Obama’s climate change measures

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to roll back his predecessor Barack Obama’s climate change measures keeping up his campaign promise. Trump, after signing the order yesterday said that the executive action is a historic step to lift the restrictions on American energy, to reverse government intrusion and to cancel job-killing regulations. … Continue reading Prez Trump US signs order to roll back Obama’s climate change measures

British PM Theresa May signs letter to trigger Brexit from EU

AMN British Prime Minister Theresa May has signed the letter that will trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union. The letter, giving official notification to other 27 European Union members that Britain has invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, will be delivered to European Council President Donald Tusk by British ambassador to the EU … Continue reading British PM Theresa May signs letter to trigger Brexit from EU

Tsunami warning after strong earthquake hit off Russia coast

WEB DESK Tsunami warning was issued after a strong earthquake hit off the coast of Russia’s Far Eastern Region of Kamchatka today. Russian Science Academy’s geophysical survey reports that the 6.6 earthquake occurred at 5:09 local time near the east coast of Kamchatka. According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake epicenter was 85 … Continue reading Tsunami warning after strong earthquake hit off Russia coast

Bangladesh: Police cordoned off militant hideouts in Borohat, Shokarhat

AMN Police in Bangladesh have cordoned off two suspected militant hideouts in Borohat and Shokarhat areas of north-eastern Moulvibazar district this morning. Police sources said, grenades were hurled targeting the police from the hideout in Borohat, while gunshots and explosions were heard from the other den. Both buildings are located within a 20 km area. … Continue reading Bangladesh: Police cordoned off militant hideouts in Borohat, Shokarhat

President Trump to host PM Modi in Washington later this year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US President Donald Trump when he travels to Washington later this year. A statement issued by the White House said, President Trump is looking forward to hosting Prime Minister Modi in Washington later this year. The Statement also said, President Trump also expressed support for the Prime Minister’s economic … Continue reading President Trump to host PM Modi in Washington later this year

UN Chief appeals Arab Nations to end Syria civil war

The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appealed to Arab nations to set aside differences and help end Syria’s six-year-old civil war. During his visit to Syrian refugees camp in Jordan today, the World Body Chief said Arab divisions over Syria have inadvertently given a boost to terror groups. He said the world is increasing … Continue reading UN Chief appeals Arab Nations to end Syria civil war

US vows to end ‘Israel-bashing’ at United Nations

The US ambassador to the United Nations has vowed never to allow Israel-bashing at the world body. Nikki Haley was addressing the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference, Washington’s biggest pro-Israel forum, for the first time yesterday since President Donald Trump named her Washington’s UN envoy. Haley warned other UN members that the … Continue reading US vows to end ‘Israel-bashing’ at United Nations

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada is dead

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada has died. He was 87. Mr Kathrada passed away peacefully in a Johannesburg hospital after a short period of illness, following surgery to the brain. Along with Nelson Mandela, Mr Kathrada was among eight African National Congress activists sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964. They were convicted of … Continue reading Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada is dead

Trump to sign order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order today to undo a slew of Obama-era climate change regulations. The move is meant to bolster domestic energy production, but environmentalists have vowed to challenge it in court. The decree, dubbed the “Energy Independence” order, will seek to undo former President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan … Continue reading Trump to sign order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies

Empowering women in business a priority: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump says that empowering and promoting women in business are priorities in his administration. In a round-table discussion, the President is telling a group of female business owners that his team will work on barriers women face. He says the administration is also trying to make childcare more affordable and accessible. The … Continue reading Empowering women in business a priority: Donald Trump

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