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  1. China-made large amphibious aircraft to fly in May

    China.org.cn - Top news 03.30 / 08:53 www.china.org.cn
    China's large amphibious aircraft AG600 will embark on its maiden flight in May from the southern Chinese city of…
  2. Beijing outlines its urban overall plan for 2016 to 2030

    China.org.cn - Top news 03.30 / 04:57 www.china.org.cn
    The draft of the urban overall plan of Beijing for 2016 to 2030 has been completed under the guidance of Beijing…
  3. Compulsory Tai Chi for top Chinese university

    China.org.cn - Top news 03.30 / 03:04 www.china.org.cn
    The ancient Chinese martial art of Tai Chi Chuan has been a must-take class in Xi'an Jiaotong University for almost 20…
  4. Next big scientific discovery could be made in China

    China.org.cn - Top news 03.30 / 02:33 www.china.org.cn
    The next big scientific discovery could be made in China if the country could create a more pro-science…
  5. Unusually high temperature in Raigad village: IMD to study readings

    Indianexpress.com - Top news 03.30 / 00:44 indianexpress.com
    The highest temperature recorded in the village last year was 45 degrees. (Source: AP Photo) A small village in Raigad district of Maharashtra recorded a maximum temperature of 46.5 degrees Celsius Tuesday. While it is usual for this part of the state to record high temperatures in summers, what was unusual in Tuesday’s reading is the fact that it was highest in the country, which was a first for…
  6. Budget estimates 2017-18: Rs 25,141.51 cr; in a first, BMC cuts budget by one third

    Indianexpress.com - Top news 03.30 / 00:30 indianexpress.com
    In all, a total of Rs 2,096 crore has been kept aside for implementation of the proposed development plan. (Representational Image) FOR THE first time in its history, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s annual budget estimates were reduced by nearly a third, as Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta presented a budget of Rs 25,141.51 crore for 2017-18, down from last year’s estimates of Rs 37,025.15 cro…
  7. Smog plan goes after polluters

    China.org.cn - Top news 03.30 / 00:21 www.china.org.cn
    China unveiled an environmental plan on Wednesday to curb air pollution in its northern region, which constantly suffers smog in the…
  8. Four Key Bills On GST Get Lok Sabha Green Signal: Decks cleared for July rollout of uniform tax regime

    Indianexpress.com - Top news 03.29 / 22:40 indianexpress.com
    Finance Minister Jaitley at his office. Source: Renuka Puri Clearing the decks for the July 1 rollout of the goods and services tax (GST) that will subsume all central and state taxes for a unified tax regime across the country, Lok Sabha Wednesday night showed the green light to four related crucial supplementary Bills. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who steered the passage of the Bills, told the House…
  1. Cuba gives preferential tariffs to Caricom member states

    Cubaheadlines.com - Politics 03.30 / 16:03 cubaheadlines.com
    Summary:  Cuba´s Foreign Trade and Investment Minister Rodrigo Malmierca gave Collin Granderson, assistant to the Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) a document that extends the number of products with preferential tariffs. …
  2. 13 UNM activists arrested at rally outside Tbilisi City Hall

    Dfwatch.net - Politics 03.30 / 16:03 dfwatch.net
    TBILISI, DFWatch–A demonstration in front of Tbilisi City Hall on Monday turned violent when activists for the United National Movement (UNM) tried to break into City Hall in order to meet Mayor Davit Narmania.…
  3. United Patriots, Volya To Insist on Own Ministers in Cabinet Negotiations

    Novinite.com - Politics 03.30 / 14:42 novinite.com
    GERB have not invited other formations for negotiations on the forming of a cabinet yet. The coalition United Patriots and the party Volya of businessman Veselin Mareshki are already adamant that, if they are made an offer to support the new government, they will insist on having their own ministers. While waiting for the invitation, Veselin Mareshki has a concrete proposal. In his opinion, the best option is a minority government – between GERB and Volya with the support of the patriots …
  4. Prosecutor's Office To Draft KTB Indictment By Summer Recess

    Novinite.com - Politics 03.30 / 14:37 novinite.com
    The Prosecutor’s Office will try to prepare the indictment on the KTB affair by the beginning of the summer court recess. Whether this will happen will depend on the behaviour of the persons indicted and the lawyers, stated the head of the Specialised Criminal Prosecutor’s Office and monitoring prosecutor on the case – Ivan Geshev. The obstacles arise because of the large number of indicted persons – 18 and the 20 lawyers. And especially the status of banker Tsvetan Tsvetanov – “investig…
  5. Dániel Deák: Declaration of Protest and Appeal against attack on CEU

    By amending the Higher Education Act (through bill No. T/14686), the Hungarian government attacks the “Central European University“ on three points at least: – CEU is not substantiated by an international treaty, as required by the new law, since the basis of its foundation was not a special agreement made with the Hungarian government, but simply the possibility arising from […
  6. President Radev: I Expect Cabinet of National Purpose, Unity

    Novinite.com - Politics 03.30 / 13:25 novinite.com
    Under no circumstances do I wish to pressure political parties because these will be some serious compromises. The most important thing is for them to not, under any circumstances, blow up the future, stated President Rumen Radev in Plovdiv when asked the question what he expects the next government to be. According to Radev, the future government must work for national unity. He stressed that he does not wish to influence the negotiations among political forces for the forming of a…
  7. Zuma considers stepping down early in deal to oust minister – Party sources

    Vanguardngr.com - Politics 03.30 / 13:07 www.vanguardngr.com
    President Jacob Zuma of South Africa is considering offering to step down in 2018, at least 12 months before his term ends, senior party sources said. The post Zuma considers stepping down early in deal to oust minister – Party sources appeared first on Vanguard…
  8. Defense minister defends program of arming Armenia border residents

    Panarmenian.net - Politics 03.30 / 12:56 panarmenian.net
    “Of course, it is clear that weapons entail certain dangers and problems, but we do have the necessary regulations,” he sai…
  1. Tight Armenian election to pave way for shift in powers

    Armenia's ruling party goes into an election on Sunday neck-and-neck in the polls with a former coalition partner, making it hard to predict the winner of a vote that will usher in a new parliamentary system of…
  2. Vatican says Trump risks losing climate change leadership to China

    The Vatican urged U.S. President Donald Trump to listen to "dissenting voices" and reconsider his position on climate change on Thursday, saying the United States risked losing its environmental protection leadership to…
  3. Facebook to make fundraising easier

    Facebook's upcoming "personal fundraiser" feature will allow users to raise money to help cover cost related to events like medical treatments, car accidents and tuition…
  4. Malaysia releases Kim Jong Nam's body in deal ending spat with North Korea

    Malaysia put the body of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on a plane to Pyongyang on Thursday, in a deal that secured the release of its citizens there and ended a drawnout diplomatic…
  5. Victims of 'Swiss Madoff' awarded compensation

    A former Swiss fund manager found guilty last year of cheating 2,000 investors out of around 800 million Swiss francs (US$803 million) was ordered to reimburse one group of victims 207 million francs by a court on…
  6. Nigeria recession deals blow to smuggling hub Benin

    On the outskirts of Benin's port city of Cotonou, thousands of used cars fill a vast parking lot but the merchants who used to come here from Nigeria to haggle for them are absent as recession bites at…
  7. As austerity digs in, Greek courts are battleground on foreclosures

    Crowds of protesters gathered outside court chamber 7 in central Athens one recent Wednesday, unfurling a huge banner before they moved swiftly to block the…
  8. Venezuela top court to assume congress role; opposition decries 'dictatorship'

    Venezuela's Supreme Court said it would take over the opposition-led Congress's role because the legislature is in "contempt," sparking accusations that President Nicolas Maduro's administration is becoming a…
  1. ’Time for empowering women... is now’: Melania Trump honors international activists

    Rt.com - U.S 03.29 / 22:05 rt.com
    First Lady Melania Trump made a rare public appearance to present 13 women with the 2017 Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. The prize honors those who fight for women’s empowerment, often at great personal risk. Read Full Article at RT.…
  2. Hundreds of companies bidding to ‘build that wall’ on US-Mexico border

    Rt.com - U.S 03.29 / 22:05 rt.com
    The deadline for bids to build President Donald Trump’s “great, great wall” along the US border with Mexico has been extended, amid questions about how the $21.6 billion project will be funded and reports of legal challenges. Read Full Article at RT.co…
  3. ‘Fake news’ focus of Senate probe into ‘Russian meddling’ in 2016 US election

    Rt.com - U.S 03.29 / 22:05 rt.com
    Gearing up to start hearings in the probe of alleged Russian interference in the US presidential election, the Senate Intelligence Committee leaders said they would look at “propaganda” and “fake news” stories that supposedly hurt Hillary Clinton. Read Full Article at RT.com…
  4. 3 storm chasers killed in Texas crash while pursuing tornado

    Rt.com - U.S 03.29 / 22:05 rt.com
    Three storm chasers were killed in western Texas when their vehicles collided on a rural road. The storm system they were covering is moving east and threatening severe weather for over 20 million residents of the south-central US. Read Full Article at…
  5. Weaponized civilian drones a ‘tangible reality’ – US officials

    Rt.com - U.S 03.29 / 22:05 rt.com
    US officials and security teams are staying awake at night worried that potential terrorists might be weaponizing civilian drones with explosives, the way Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has done in Iraq and Syria. Read Full Article at…
  1. There are Still Some Thorns that Prevent Agreement, Say EU Sources

    Greekreporter.com - Greece 03.30 / 16:18 greekreporter.com
    European sources on Thursday said that progress has been recorded in the deliberations between the Greek government and the institutions, noting that there are still, however, some “thorns” that do not allow the reaching of an agreement that will pave the way for a Staff Level Agreement. According to information from Brussels the danger of…
  2. Preparations  underway for leaders’ dinner

    Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus 03.30 / 16:04 cyprus-mail.com
    President Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday he hoped Sunday’s dinner with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Aknici would lead to the resumption of talks. In statements to US channel CNBC, on the sidelines of the European People`s Party Congress in Malta, he said: “We hope that after the referendum (in Turkey) we will have a new […] The post Preparations  underway for leaders’ dinner appeared first on Cyprus Mail…
  3. Prison guard to be suspended over alleged drugs find

    Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus 03.30 / 16:04 cyprus-mail.com
    The administration of the Central Prison on Thursday initiated procedures for suspending the prison guard in whose car police found narcotics and a loaded pistol. Acting on a tip, police and the Drug Squad visited the premises of the Central Prison and searched the 38-year-old guard, on whose person they found a straw with traces […] The post Prison guard to be suspended over alleged drugs find appeared first on Cyprus…
  4. The U.S. Is Ramping Up Military Engagement, Which Could Be A Risk For Trump

    Nprberlin.de - Germany 03.30 / 15:33 nprberlin.de
    While the political world continues to focus on the machinations of congressional investigations about Russia (that won't have conclusions drawn for months, if not longer) and where health care goes from here, there's another, arguably more important story going on — ramped-up military engagement. Here's the New York Times Thursday: "The United States launched more airstrikes in Yemen this month than during all of last year. In Syria, it has airlifted local forces to front-line positions a…
  5. Lonely People Report More Severe Cold Symptoms, Study Finds

    Nprberlin.de - Germany 03.30 / 15:33 nprberlin.de
    Your sniffles may feel worse if you're lonely. A study published Thursday in Health Psychology found that among people who fell ill after being exposed to a cold virus, those who were lonely were more likely to report severe runny nose, sneezing, sore throat and other symptoms. That adds to the evidence linking loneliness to more serious health problems including heart disease and early death . There's been much less research on whether loneliness is correlated with common, acute,…
  6. Antiquities director warns against jumping to conclusions after Ptolemy claim

    Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus 03.30 / 15:07 cyprus-mail.com
    The director of the antiquities department, Marina Solomidou-Ieronymidou, said on Thursday she was not convinced that one of the tombs at the Tombs of the Kings area was that of a Ptolemy prince as the conclusion was not based on concrete evidence. Earlier in the week, two researchers had announced at a Paphos conference that initial […] The post Antiquities director warns against jumping to conclusions after Ptolemy claim appeared first on Cyprus …
  7. COMEDY: Ross Noble – ranked one of the world’s 100 greatest stand-ups

    Lenews.ch - Switzerland 03.30 / 14:51 lenews.ch
    Brought to you by International Comedy Club. After sell-out runs in both the UK and Australia, award-winning comedy legend Ross Noble will be bringing his hit show Brain Dump to locations across Europe. Famed for being the comic master of surreal tangents, the British household name will be touring mainland Europe and Scandinavia this Spring…
  8. Cyprus solution to the best interest of Europe’s future, Anastasiades says

    Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus 03.30 / 14:01 cyprus-mail.com
    The solution of the Cyprus problem should be in full-compliance and without deviation from European values, principles and the acquis, President Nicos Anastasiades has said. In his intervention on the second day of the European People`s Party (EPP) Congress Plenary in Malta, the president noted that a viable and lasting settlement of the Cyprus problem […] The post Cyprus solution to the best interest of Europe’s future, Anastasiades says appeared first on Cyprus…
  1. U.S., Turkey struggle to resolve Kurds dispute amid fight against IS

    Panarmenian.net - Armenia 03.30 / 16:06 panarmenian.net
    Turkey considers the Kurdish force, known as the YPG, to be a terrorist group that threatens Turkey's…
  2. Government forces fight to reverse rebels’ assault in Syria's Hama

    Panarmenian.net - Armenia 03.30 / 14:42 panarmenian.net
    The area is of vital importance to President Bashar al-Assad, who with the support of Russia and Iran has the military upper hand…
  3. Brad Pitt won't play Cable in “Deadpool 2”

    Panarmenian.net - Armenia 03.30 / 14:32 panarmenian.net
    Besides Pitt, another actor who was recently rumored to play Cable was Michael…
  4. Telegram rolls out encrypted voice calling feature

    Panarmenian.net - Armenia 03.30 / 14:18 panarmenian.net
    Telegram said in a blog post that the voice calls are based on the same end-to-end encryption methods as its Secret chats…
  5. "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" releases a new trailer

    Panarmenian.net - Armenia 03.30 / 14:18 panarmenian.net
    "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" stars Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne as space cops on a mission to an inter-species metropolis…
  6. Malaysia to send Kim body to North Korea

    Panarmenian.net - Armenia 03.30 / 14:12 panarmenian.net
    The nine Malaysians prevented from leaving North Korea "have now been allowed to return to Malaysia", the prime minister…
  7. Toyota uses AI in the hunt for advanced battery materials

    Panarmenian.net - Armenia 03.30 / 13:48 panarmenian.net
    The company announced that it has already sold 10 million of the hybrid cars as of January this…
  8. SpaceX to launch 1st reused rocket in a quest to cut space flight cost

    Panarmenian.net - Armenia 03.30 / 13:42 panarmenian.net
    Musk's SpaceX, formally known as Space Exploration Technologies Corp, made history in Dec 2015 when it landed an orbital rocket for the first…
  1. Colombia’s incoming VP to take up drug trafficking and public security: Santos

    Colombiareports.com - Colombia 03.30 / 16:18 colombiareports.com
    While Colombia’s resigned vice-president spent most his time cutting ribbons, the country’s incoming VP will work to curb increased coca cultivation and to improve public security, according to President Juan… Read more Colombia’s incoming VP to take up drug trafficking and public security:…
  2. Germany to send experts to help Colombia and UN disarm FARC rebels

    Colombiareports.com - Colombia 03.30 / 16:04 colombiareports.com
    Germany announced on Thursday that it had agreed to send experts in disarmament to Colombia to help the United Nations disarm demobilizing FARC rebels. According to the European country’s Foreign… Read more Germany to send experts to help Colombia and UN disarm FARC…
  3. Opponents of 52 story tower claim false info

    Newsroompanama.com - Panama 03.30 / 13:26 newsroompanama.com
    PUNTA PACIFICA  residents in the district of San Francisco opposed to  the construction of, a 52 story  apartment tower   filed a complaint  with the Public Ministry on Wednesday Mar 29. The complaint names  the Mayor of Panama, the Ministry of Environment and those responsible for the Torre 400 project that is being built in the area, Donaldo Sousa, legal representative of those affected by the building, said that Both the environmental impact study and the approved plans contain …
  4. Colombia’s turtle race for the FARC’s hidden arms caches

    Colombiareports.com - Colombia 03.30 / 13:23 colombiareports.com
    Authorities, demobilizing FARC guerrillas and the United Nations are set to enter Colombia’s jungles to collect weapons caches hidden by the rebel group. But, they are late and not alone.… Read more Colombia’s turtle race for the FARC’s hidden arms…
  5. WORLD VIEW, Hypocrisy and opportunism

    Newsroompanama.com - Panama 03.30 / 12:21 newsroompanama.com
    WORLD VIEW, Hypocrisy and opportunism by Julia Suryakusuma WHEN my older sister who lives in Germany came to Indonesia recently, we gave her the royal treatment. Well, she’s family after all, and had not visited in 12 years. So if a family member hadn’t visited in 47 years, the royal treatment would be quadrupled, right? Well, that’s how long it had been since a Saudi monarch had come to Indonesia. The last time was the visit of King Faisal in 1970, so when King Salman of Saudia Arabi…
  6. Oscar Naranjo

    Colombiareports.com - Colombia 03.30 / 11:51 colombiareports.com
    Retired General Oscar Naranjo is Colombia’s vice president, the first ever former police official to occupy this post. The son of a police general, Naranjo was born in Bogota in 1956. He attended… Read more Oscar Na…
  7. Architect sentenced to 51 years for raping child in Colombia

    Colombiareports.com - Colombia 03.30 / 10:20 colombiareports.com
    A Colombian court has sentenced a man to 51 years in prison for the sexual assault and murder of a 7-year-old girl, a crime that caused outrage in the country.… Read more Architect sentenced to 51 years for raping child in…
  8. No ban on immigrants passing through – Varela

    Newsroompanama.com - Panama 03.30 / 02:43 newsroompanama.com
     CENTRAL AMERICAN  countries cannot forbid migrants from passing through to their destination, said Panama President Juan Carlos Varela, on Wednesday, March 29, at the Tuxtla Summit in San Jose, Costa Rica. “Whenever they do it with order and respect to the law, we as authorities must ensure that this transit is safe and peaceful.” He called on his peers at the Summit to be in solidarity on the issue and to reduce instances of human trafficking. Varela added that during its lead…