India is likely to skip the two-day global event of One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative being organised by China with much fanfare in Beijing. India has strong reservation over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project of China's prestigious "Belt and the Road Initiative" (BRI) and is expected to figure prominently in the two-day meet.
It's no coincidence half of them happen to be women. The list issued by Republic on the Move on Thursday included 24 outgoing Socialist lawmakers and no conservative ones. The movement was started by Macron, a former economy minister, in August 2016. An initial batch of 14 legislative candidates previously announced in April by Mr Macron's camp gave a taste of how his grassroots, start-up style movement Republic on the Move has sought to recruit from outside of the circle of career ...
The labourers were attacked and shot from close range, said Muhammad Zareef, a senior paramilitary official. The assailants attacked the men at two separate construction sites three kilometres apart along the same road. The attack came as Pakistan and China were signing several agreements aimed at boosting cooperation in different sectors on the sidelines of the Road and Belt Forum now being held in Beijing on Saturday, reports Turkey's Anadolu news agency.
In this undated photo released Thursday, May 11, 2017, by Hawar News, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows fighters from the Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces, patrolling on a street in Tabqa, northern Syria.
President Donald Trump on Friday ratcheted-up the rhetoric against fired FBI Director James Comey, issuing a warning via Twitter to Comey that he shouldn't leak information to the media. Asked by Pirro if Spicer would remain on the job, Mr. Trump said that "he's doing a good job but he gets beat up". The ethical guidance is not legally binding, though it's generally respected in order to shield investigations from political pressure.
The statement from North Korea's Ministry of State Security released Friday said the US intelligence agency had bribed a North Korean citizen, named only as Kim, in 2014 to carry out the plot. The accusations come with the USA and North trading threats over the latter's nuclear and missile programmes, and as Washington considers whether to re-designate Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism.