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by | October 07, 2018 | 00:47

Speaking to CNN , Peter Layton, from Australia's Griffith Asia Institute, said the problem for the U.S. is that if it allows India to purchase the S-400 there is no reason why it should not also allow other countries, such as Turkey to do so too.

by | October 05, 2018 | 10:44

But he acknowledged the United Kingdom economy has suffered as a result of the vote to leave the European Union , telling BBC1's Breakfast: "Clearly there has been a hit to our economy through the uncertainty that the Brexit process has caused".

by | October 05, 2018 | 07:38

Much like the two leaders spending about six hours in conversation in Sochi in May, Modi and Putin are learnt to have discussed a range of "strategic issues" concerning the bilateral relationship, sources said on Thursday. Putin arrived in India on Thursday for a two-day visit during which India is expected to sign a $5 billion deal to buy Russian S-400 air defense systems despite a new US law ordering sanctions on any country trading with Russia's defense and intelligence sectors.

by | October 05, 2018 | 07:11

The men were in Silchar central prison in Assam since 2012 for illegally crossing the border in violation of the Foreigners Act. Government attorney Tushar Mehta told the judges that the government of Myanmar had given them certificates of identity and 1-month visas to facilitate their deportation.

by | October 04, 2018 | 08:23

Senators are not supposed to divulge the contents of the agency's background reports. He pledged that the full United States senate would begin voting on Mr Kavanaugh's nomination this week. Trump: "How many years ago was?" "I had one beer - that's the only thing I remember", he stated inaccurately. The investigation is set to last one week as part of a bipartisan agreement reached by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

by | October 04, 2018 | 07:42

DUP leader, Arlene Foster, has gone toe-to-toe with Guardian columnist, Owen Jones, over her party's rejection of same-sex marriage in the North of Ireland. The former first minister said Mr Johnson, seen as a potential leadership candidate for the Conservative Party, was someone the DUP could work with in future.

by | October 04, 2018 | 06:02

Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in NY last month, Trump said OPEC members were "as usual ripping off the rest of the world". Trump made the remarks about the close USA ally during a campaign rally in MS on Tuesday, drawing applause from supporters.

by | October 03, 2018 | 11:06

Lemon said after playing the clip of Trump's new attacks against Ford. "I don't know - over and over", he said, framing Ford's testimony . Downstairs? Where was it?' 'I don't know. He reiterated his earlier claims Tuesday that nowadays you are "guilty until proven innocent", and stepped up his line of argument that men are under attack in America, without mentioning survivors of sexual assault.

by | October 03, 2018 | 10:47

Where USA Today does have some valid criticism is the fact that many countries ban same-sex marriage, so diplomats from those countries could face serious trouble. The United Nations sent a memo to staffers in September regarding the impending change. According to the State Department, "only a relationship legally considered to be a marriage in the jurisdiction where it took place establishes eligibility as a spouse for immigration purposes".

by | October 03, 2018 | 09:34

Ford's allegations without interviewing her, Judge Kavanaugh , or the witnesses we have identified in our letters to you", Ford's attorneys, Michael Bromwich and Debra Katz, wrote in a letter obtained by TIME . Ernst told " CBS This Morning " Tuesday that based off of Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the "corroboration wasn't there" with the "witnesses she brought forward".

by | October 02, 2018 | 14:39

Almost three days after the quake, the extent of the disaster was still not known, with the authorities bracing for the toll to climb - perhaps into the thousands - as connections with remote areas up and down the coast are restored. As a cargo plane failed to land at Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport in Palu Sunday because the airport was overrun by hungry residents, one woman cried, "We have not eaten for three days".

by | October 02, 2018 | 14:16

However, three senior U.S. officials involved in North Korea policy previously told Reuters that no progress has been made in moving toward serious negotiations on eliminating or even halting Kim's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.

by | October 02, 2018 | 12:35

When asked whether he thought a limited investigation would be enough to satisfy hold out Republican votes, McConnell replied, "We've asked them what they need, and this is what they have said ". Asked on the CBS program "60 Minutes" Sunday whether he could have had the gumption to call for such a delay if he weren't seeking reelection this year, Flake said, "not a chance".

by | October 01, 2018 | 08:41

Hundreds had gathered for a festival on the beach in the city of Palu on Friday when waves as high as six metres (18 feet) smashed onshore at dusk, sweeping many to their death and destroying anything in their path, following a 7.5 magnitude quake.

by | October 01, 2018 | 08:27

Kansai Airport, which is situated on reclaimed land offshore in Osaka and suffered extensive damage in a storm earlier in September, reopened early Monday after closing its runways the previous day as a precaution. The typhoon is projected to hit regions ravaged earlier this month by Typhoon Jebi, which caused landslides and floods and temporarily shuttered Kansai International Airport .

by | October 01, 2018 | 07:31

Hurricane Rosa is heading north from Mexico, bringing widespread heavy rain, flash flooding to southwest US. Rosa still had maximum sustained winds of 120km/h this morning and it was centred about 515km southwest of Punta Eugenia in Mexico.

by | October 01, 2018 | 05:02

Speaking to the issue of the scope of the FBI's investigation , White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said White House counsel Don McGahn, who is managing Kavanaugh's nomination, "has allowed the Senate to dictate what these terms look like, and what the scope of the investigation is".

by | October 01, 2018 | 03:53

US President Donald Trump has been pushing for a complete overhaul of the 25-year-old trade deal, which he says has been a "rip-off" for the United States. The U.S. has indicated that it is prepared to move forward with the deal, whether it's a bilateral or trilateral text they submit for Congress to review.

by | October 01, 2018 | 02:33

Christine Blasey Ford's allegation for sexual assault. Mr Kavanaugh denied the accusation at the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday, saying he was a victim of "grotesque and obvious character assassination". Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), a centrist Democrat who was instrumental in helping convince Flake to urge for a delay in the confirmation process, argued that severely limiting the list of witnesses whom the FBI is allowed to interview does not represent a serious investigation.

by | September 30, 2018 | 05:58

Communications minister Mitch Fifield has asked his department to launch an official investigation into the intrusion of the government in the editorial operations of the ABC . When asked if Mr Milne could remain as chairman, former ABC managing director David Hill told ABC News Channel "sadly, I think not". He said he did not remember telling Ms Guthrie to "shoot" political editor Andrew Probyn , but conceded raising "the Probyn issue" with the ABC's senior leadership team, ...