by | March 05, 2018 | 10:34

Aslam Khan, a senior political analyst and renowned Urdu columnist, told Xinhua that the PML-N of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has a very strong position to outnumber rivals and take a majority in the upper house of the parliament. Polling for the Senate elections is underway at the National Assembly and four provincial assemblies. The Senate elections are held after every three years to elect half seats that have completed their six-year term.

by | March 05, 2018 | 10:06

In 1951, an amendment to the USA constitution was passed to formally restrict presidents to two terms. " China's legislature will hold an annual session starting tomorrow that will grant Xi a second five-year stint as president - and also likely scrap the constitution's limits on holding the office, clearing the way for him to rule for life".

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:47

Russian Federation did not say anything on Sarmat's development and took steps to preserve secrecy. Yet Putin argued his government has little to answer for until the US provides "some materials, specifics and data". "Does the United States extradite its citizens to anyone?" he asked. The Justice Department said the aims included undermining faith in US democracy, disparaging Clinton, and aiding Trump.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:24

They travelled from Grafton in northern New South Wales, to north Queensland with a stop in Townsville - after Mr Joyce told parliament he was separated from his wife , Natalie. The affair has been publicly slammed by Mr Turnbull who accused Mr Joyce of making "a shocking error of judgment". Mr Joyce's controversial statement comes in the wake of rumours by Liberal MPs suggesting he was not the father.

by | March 05, 2018 | 05:59

The new taikonauts could be selected from industrial sectors, research institutions and universities, China Manned Space Engineering Office's deputy director Yang Liwei said on the sidelines of the first session of annual session of the advisory body the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) here.

by | March 05, 2018 | 05:33

The little girl was taken to a nearby hospital where she later died. "She was an adorable little girl", cousin Aqib Iftkhar said . "You wouldn't really expect it", Iftkhar said said. The company released a statement offering their condolences. The family of two-year-old Ifrah Siddique gathered around the Payless parking lot Saturday afternoon.

by | March 05, 2018 | 05:32

The Senior Congress leader and former MP V Hanumanth Rao charged the ruling TRS and the BJP. In a telephonic conversation with Rao, TMC supremo Banerjee conveyed her complete support and said she agreed with the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief's opinion that there is a necessity to bring a qualitative change in the country's politics, it said.

by | March 05, 2018 | 05:03

More than 425,000 homes and businesses were without power in eastern USA states from North Carolina to MA, according to data from utility websites compiled by Bloomberg at about 8 a.m. The Massachusetts coast is particularly vulnerable, but the Jersey Shore, Long Island, Connecticut and even DE will all see coastal flooding , Parkinson says.

by | March 05, 2018 | 04:54

We were successful in Nagaland as well. But the BJP struck an alliance with the IPFT, a party of the indigenous people of the state, and managed a wholesale shift - lock, stock and leaders, so to say - of the main opposition, the Congress, which found its support sink from 36.5% to 1.8% vote share.

by | March 05, 2018 | 04:53

While the 5 percent raise has passed the state's House of Delegates , it has been rebuffed in the West Virginia Senate. The American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia, West Virginia Education Association, and the School Service Personnel Association said the Senate didn't leave them any choice, after voting to reduce their pay raise to 4 percent Saturday night, the Chicago Tribune reported .

by | March 05, 2018 | 02:58

Three members of the same family died when the Polish supermarket and a two-storey flat above it on Hinkley Road were destroyed around 7pm last Sunday. The scene on Hinckley Road in Leicester after an explosion which left five people dead. Human remains were recovered from the ruins of the building after the blast, which was followed by a massive fire that injured several others on February 25.

by | March 05, 2018 | 02:47

Mitchell said China could end up slapping their own taxes on major Iowa exports like soybeans, corn and pork - and they could come quickly. Trump has since publicly championed his move, bragging that " trade wars are good, and easy to win ".

by | March 05, 2018 | 02:06

Police later issued a statement saying the couple "were questioned for a number of hours as part of an investigation" by police and the Israel Securities Authority. Netanyahu said late Saturday as he was preparing to leave for the USA that he hoped Trump could attend the ceremony. Israeli police recommended last month that Netanyahu be indicted in two corruption cases and investigations are continuing in others.

by | March 04, 2018 | 22:10

The multi-sided Syrian war, which has killed hundreds of thousands of people since 2011, has escalated on several fronts this year, as the collapse of Islamic State has given way to other conflicts between Syrian and worldwide parties. Advances by Assad regime forces into opposition-held eastern Ghouta are causing many people to flee, a pro-Syrian opposition television station and a witness in the enclave said Sunday.

by | March 04, 2018 | 21:49

A political row followed when the police filed a First Information Report or FIR against the army and named the officer who was leading the convoy that had come under attack. Residents of the area, however, contested army's claims saying three of the four killed were civilians and not associated with any militant outfit.

by | March 04, 2018 | 21:49

The ruling on the transfer of the Tiran and Sanafir islands in the Red Sea, which sparked protests in Egypt, effectively ends legal challenges to the deal, already ratified by the government. Opponents say Egypt's sovereignty over the islands dates back to 1906, before Saudi Arabia was founded. In April 2017, King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz conferred with the Coptic pope at a Cairo hotel where the Saudi monarch was staying during an official visit to Egypt.

by | March 04, 2018 | 21:46

They have never played against a full-member team yet. "Here, we have to lower that target just to make sure we are safe to play better cricket or make better decisions out in the middle and get the job done", Law added. "'But, retaining the ODI status is very much forefront of the thought, but who's to say we can't qualify for the World Cup". Brown said his side's first priority will be to retain the ODI status.

by | March 04, 2018 | 21:25

Investigators found that the password to his Instagram account was "truck attack". Police found a rucksack in Gunton's room which contained a knife, a hammer and a martyrdom letter in which he referred to himself as a "Soldier of Isis ".

by | March 04, 2018 | 21:07

Tehran denies this and accuses the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia of fomenting tensions in the Middle East. He also reiterated that it was a usual and normal procedure of affairs that Iranian foreign minister meets with a host of colleagues, counterparts, and politicians on the sidelines of worldwide events .

by | March 04, 2018 | 20:40

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump both attended the Gridiron dinner on Saturday, March 3. The tone of the event, which is not televised, is usually irreverent, and Trump pulled no punches when it came to some of his least favoured publications.