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Sukma attack: AAP questions Centre’s policy to deal with Naxalism

The AAP today demanded stern action against the Naxalites responsible for the killing of 25 CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, even as it questioned the Centre’s policy to deal with the Maoist insurgency. The party’s Delhi unit convener, Dilip Pandey, questioned as to why is the CRPF “headless” and wondered if the slain personnel […] Sukma attack: AAP questions Centre’s policy to deal with Naxalism
2017-04-26 03:04 | Delhi, Politics | JantaKaReporter

New IHS Jane’s Study: Overthrow Assad And ISIS Comes Out On Top – OpEd

President Trump’s about-face on Syria has left many of his supporters reeling. Repeatedly on the campaign trail — and over
2017-04-26 03:04 | 1, Opinion, Bashar Assad | EurasiaReview

Trumpism And The Ethics Of Climate Change Denial – OpEd

To really address Trumpism and the denial of man-made climate change, we have to assume moral responsibility, not only for
2017-04-26 03:04 | 1, Opinion, Climate | EurasiaReview

South Korea court says Uber violated transport law, latest setback for U.S. firm

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court on Wednesday ruled that the ride-hailing group Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] illegally used private vehicles for commercial purposes, in the latest legal setback for the U.S. firm in Asia's fourth biggest economy.
2017-04-26 03:04 | businessNews | Reuters

Robert Reich: 5 Reasons Why Trump’s Corporate Tax Cut Is Appallingly Dumb – OpEd

Donald Trump wants to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, in order to “make the
2017-04-26 03:04 | 1, Business, Opinion | EurasiaReview

Asian stocks hover near two-year highs on U.S. optimism, euro steady

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian stocks extended gains for a fifth consecutive day on Wednesday, as renewed optimism about the world's biggest economy brightened the outlook for risk assets while the euro held on to previous gains as political concerns in France ebbed.
2017-04-26 03:04 | businessNews | Reuters

Mexico scores trade win in tuna dispute with U.S.

Mexico scored a trade victory over the United States on Tuesday when the World Trade Organization ruled in its favor in a tuna dispute.
2017-04-26 03:04 | News | UPI

Nikki Haley blames Salva Kiir for 'man made' famine

US ambassador to UN urges Security Council to impose sanctions on South Sudan to end humanitarian crisis caused by war.
2017-04-26 03:04 | News | Aljazeera

MCD Elections 2017 LIVE: Counting of votes begins, BJP Is Ahead

Counting of votes began this morning for the high-stakes Delhi municipal polls in which over 71 lakh electorates exercised their franchise to choose 270 ward councillors for three corporations. The elections, which witnessed a fierce battle of ballots among the ruling BJP, the Congress and the AAP, were held on Sunday and today’s results and […] MCD Elections 2017 LIVE: Counting of votes begins, BJP Is Ahead
2017-04-26 03:04 | Delhi, India | JantaKaReporter

Baby humpbacks 'whisper' to their mothers to avoid threats

The findings highlight the importance of keeping humpback "nursery" waters as quiet as possible, scientists say.
2017-04-26 03:04 | News | TheAge

U.S. military moves THAAD system to South Korea site overnight

The U.S. military moved equipment for a missile defense system to its designated site in central South Korea.
2017-04-26 02:04 | News | UPI

HK Exam Highlights CCP’s Stance on Democracy

Hong Kong students this month are sitting through the ongoing and notoriously stressful Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) exam, the only public exam in the region’s
2017-04-26 02:04 | CDT Highlights, Hong Kong, Level 2 Article | ChinaDigitalTimes

Russia And Trump Must Be Partners To Assure Nuclear Security – Analysis

Despite tensions over Ukraine and interference with elections, Russia and the US must lead on nuclear security By Richard Weitz*
2017-04-26 02:04 | 1, Analysis, China | EurasiaReview

Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is proposing to slash the corporate income tax rate and offer multinational businesses a steep tax break on overseas profits brought into the United States, officials said late on Tuesday.
2017-04-26 02:04 | businessNews | Reuters

Secrets Of Leadership: The Emirate Of Sharjah – OpEd

I have for a long time wished for an interview with His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, UAE
2017-04-26 02:04 | 1, Opinion, Culture | EurasiaReview

Thailand: Man live-streams baby daughter’s murder on Facebook

A THAI man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday. The post Thailand: Man live-streams baby daughter’s murder on Facebook appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-04-26 02:04 | Society, Technology, Thailand | AsianCorrespondent

South Korea deploys parts of US THAAD system

News agency says launchers, intercept missiles and radar of controversial THAAD system have been installed.
2017-04-26 02:04 | News | Aljazeera

Report: Islamic State angered by Wanndy’s failure to target Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 ― Muhammad Wanndy Mohamed Jedi risks losing his position as the Islamic State’s (IS) Malaysian leader if he fails to carry out terror attacks here by year end, a report said. Local daily The Star reported an...
2017-04-26 02:04 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

PAS unconvinced by Invoke survey heralding party’s decline

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 ― A PAS leader has dismissed a survey by big data firm Invoke that predicted the Islamist party would be the biggest loser in the event of three-cornered contests in the next general election. Local daily Sinar Harian...
2017-04-26 02:04 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Cowardice And Complicity: Egypt’s Christians Thrown To Lions As West Looks On – OpEd

As politicians and public figures in the West repeated the usual bland Easter messages marking Holy Week, the world’s largest
2017-04-26 02:04 | 1, Opinion, Religion | EurasiaReview

How ‘Firm’ Should Affirmative Action Be? – OpEd

By Jennifer Chisholm* In Brazil, where affirmative action policies, like university quotas for racial minorities and children of the working
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, Opinion, Brazil | EurasiaReview

Confirmed: Mountain Lion Took Pescadero, Calif., Dog While Owner Slept

Wildlife authorities say DNA identifying the predator was found in the home, mixed with blood from the pet. The cat entered through an open door and snatched the dog from the foot of the owner's bed.
2017-04-26 01:04 | News | NPR

Think Twice Before You Find Fault With Modernity – OpEd

Modernity has never lacked for critics, people who see only regression from a nobler or more glorious past when men
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, Opinion, Economics | EurasiaReview

Atheists Protest Pope Meeting – OpEd

Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) co-presidents Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor have written a letter to the president of
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, Opinion, Catholic | EurasiaReview

Tahfiz school group insists boy only hit on one foot

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 ― A tahfiz school association claimed that the schoolboy whose legs were amputated after becoming necrotic from alleged abuse was only beaten on one foot. Local daily New Straits Times (NST) reported Gabungan Persatuan...
2017-04-26 01:04 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Abkhazia Issuing Residence Permits To Ethnic Georgians

(Civil.Ge) — Sokhumi authorities began issuing residence permits to ethnic Georgians of Abkhazia, following a four-year-long uncertainly over the legal
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, World News, Abkhazia | EurasiaReview

Invented Way To Trigger Artificial Photosynthesis To Clean Air

A chemistry professor in Florida has just found a way to trigger the process of photosynthesis in a synthetic material,
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, Environment, Science | EurasiaReview

With TPP dead, what’s next for its critics?

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — The controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement was declared dead when United States president Donald Trump took office earlier this year, and with that, its once-vocal critics here have seemingly subsided....
2017-04-26 01:04 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

When Artificial Intelligence Evaluates Chess Champions

The ELO system, which most chess federations use today, ranks players by the results of their games. Although simple and
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, Entertainment, Technology | EurasiaReview

Abused student to also lose arm

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — The religious school student, who already had both legs amputated after alleged abuse by a hostel warden, is due to have his right arm removed today. According to the Sinar Harian news portal, the boy's mother...
2017-04-26 01:04 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Stampeding wild boars kill 3 Islamic State militants in Iraq

A stampede of wild boars mauled to death three Islamic State militants waiting in ambush Sunday in Iraq, Kurdish fighters said Tuesday.
2017-04-26 01:04 | News | UPI

Parkinson’s Disease To Be Curable With Cortisol

DGIST’s research team has found a candidate substance which can prevent and cure Parkinson’s disease. By using this substance, the
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, Health, Medicine | EurasiaReview

India: Jharkhand Assessment 2017 – Analysis

On April 8, 2017, two Policemen were killed in an encounter with cadres of the People’s Liberation Front of India
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, Analysis, India | EurasiaReview

South Korea: Protesters Clash With Police As US Installs THAAD Missile System

The US military has moved elements of the THAAD anti-missile complex to its deployment site in South Korea, causing anger
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, World News, East Asia | EurasiaReview

Trump order on sanctuary city funding blocked in court

Judge says US government cannot punish jurisdictions that do not cooperate with immigration authorities.
2017-04-26 01:04 | News | Aljazeera

Jemaah Islamiyah: Still A Latent Threat – Analysis

While the self-proclaimed Islamic State has spread its wings in Southeast Asia, the danger posed by Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) cannot
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, Analysis, Indonesia | EurasiaReview

Ex-Flamengo keeper and convicted killer Bruno ordered back to jail

A Brazilian goalkeeper who served part of a 22-year sentence for murder before returning to first-class football in April has been ordered back to prison
2017-04-26 01:04 | News | TheAge

Saudi Arabia: Inaugurated Al-Dweihi Gold Mine In Makkah

By Mohammed Al-Sulami Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal inaugurated the Al-Dweihi gold mine and factory, and some basic mining projects
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, Business, Economics | EurasiaReview

China: Xinjiang Bans Muslim Baby Names With Religious Meanings

Chinese authorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang have banned dozens of baby names with religious meanings that are widely
2017-04-26 01:04 | 1, Religion, World News | EurasiaReview

India, Indonesia’s heads of state lead on Instagram, too

INDIA'S Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most followed world leader on Instagram, according to a new study, while numerous other Asian leaders were also highly prominent on the social media platform. The post India, Indonesia’s heads of state lead on Instagram, too appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-04-26 01:04 | All of Asia, Correspondents, India | AsianCorrespondent

Trump to review national monuments designated by Clinton, Bush, Obama

President Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday to review two decades worth of national monument designations by his three predecessors.
2017-04-26 01:04 | News | UPI

A Huge Cut In US Aid To Jordan Could Be Disastrous – Analysis

US President Trump’s pledge to put “America first” looks like it could end up badly hurting Jordan. In a leaked
2017-04-26 00:04 | 1, Analysis, Social Issues | EurasiaReview

63rd PAS Muktamar a platform to formulate strategy for GE14

ALOR SETAR, April 26 ― In view of the 14th general election speculated to be held this year, political parties, including PAS, will definitely turn their annual general assembly as the platform to formulate political strategies to face the...
2017-04-26 00:04 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Trump-Australian PM to meet next week amid strained ties over refugee deal

US President Donald Trump will meet with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on May 4 in New York City as the two nations seek to repair a relationship strained by a row over an asylum seeker resettlement deal. The post Trump-Australian PM to meet next week amid strained ties over refugee deal appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-04-26 00:04 | Australia, News, Other Countries | AsianCorrespondent

Japan: Environment ministry declares coral at risk of extinction

JAPAN’s Environment Ministry has drafted an emergency declaration regarding the death of coral reefs surrounding the nation, stating they could completely extinct by 2070. The post Japan: Environment ministry declares coral at risk of extinction appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-04-26 00:04 | Green, Japan, News | AsianCorrespondent

Japan: Environment ministry declares corals at risk of extinction

JAPAN’s Environment Ministry has drafted an emergency declaration regarding the death of coral reefs surrounding the nation, stating they could completely extinct by 2070. The post Japan: Environment ministry declares corals at risk of extinction appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-04-26 00:04 | Green, Japan, News | AsianCorrespondent

Singapore’s Port Hub Plan: Smooth Sailing Ahead? – Analysis

Singapore’s port depends on the transshipment business, accounting for roughly 85% of overall container volume. Nevertheless, the new complexities in
2017-04-26 00:04 | 1, Analysis, Business | EurasiaReview

Joint UQ-India research harnesses light for the future

Enabling children from remote communities to study at night will be one impact of a University of Queensland partnership that has attracted $1 million from the Australian government, and matching funding from India. The new lighting technology research agreement between UQ and Indian partner institutes could also potentially cut electricity costs for consumers and develop... Read more » The post Joint UQ-India research harnesses light for the future appeared first on Asian Correspondent
2017-04-26 00:04 | Education, News, Sponsored | AsianCorrespondent

Cops discover two babies concealed in plastic bags at Klang North Port

SHAH ALAM, April 26 ― Police discovered two bodies after finding black plastic bags on a bridge near Jalan Parang, Klang North Port, near here on Sunday. North Klang district police chief ACP Mohd Yusoff Mamat said the two bodies of two dead...
2017-04-26 00:04 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Trump signs order aimed at growing U.S. agriculture industry

President Trump on Tuesday took action to grow the domestic agriculture industry during a meeting at the White House with more than a dozen U.S. farmers.
2017-04-26 00:04 | News | UPI

French election: Whoever wins presidency will still face a big challenge

Between the two outsiders battling to become France's president, their political parties command just three lawmakers out of 925 in parliament.
2017-04-26 00:04 | News | TheAge

ATM a strong platform for travel, tourism, hospitality sectors

DUBAI: Dubai remains a promising market for the global hotel industry brand especially with the UAE’s vision 2021 and beyond this remarks were made by industry experts during this year’s Arabian Travel Market 2017 that entered its second day on Tuesday at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Some of the latest addition to R Hotels’ growing portfolio, The Retreat Palm Dubai, MGallery by Sofitel and Wyndham
2017-04-26 00:04 | BUSINESS | GulfToday

UAE ranks most connected country on LinkedIn

DUBAI: LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, released figures on Tuesday announcing that it has hit the 500 million members milestone across 200 countries and 22 million members in the Mena region. A professional community of this size has never existed until now. Helping members to stay informed on relevant news and views impacting the professional world, LinkedIn’s UAE members rank as the most connected in the world
2017-04-26 00:04 | BUSINESS | GulfToday

Etisalat records Dhs2.1 billion net profit in first quarter

ABU DHABI: Etisalat Group on Tuesday announced its consolidated financial statements for the three months ending 31st March 2017. The company’s consolidated net profit after Federal Royalty amounted to Dhs2.1 billion resulting in a net profit margin of 17 per cent and increased year over year by 5 per cent. Etisalat Group’s consolidated revenue for the first quarter of 2017 amounted to Dhs12.5 billion. In the UAE, revenue in the
2017-04-26 00:04 | BUSINESS | GulfToday