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Fatah: Israeli decisions on churches aim at closing them

Fatah: Israeli decisions on churches aim at closing them

It was not immediately clear how long the closure of the church, announced by Christian officials at a news conference and which began at around noon (1000 GMT), would last. These actions breach existing agreements and worldwide obligations which guarantee the rights and the privileges of the Churches, in what seems as an attempt to weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem. Consulte Mais Informação

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Companies are cutting ties with gun lobby as #BoycottNRA gains steam

Companies are cutting ties with gun lobby as #BoycottNRA gains steam

A spokesperson for Enterprise Holdings said the company had "ended the discount program, effective March 26", but did not answer CNNMoney's inquiries about when and why the program was terminated. Over 20 businesses offer some type of incentive to NRA members in the USA, according to reports . Vague said he was at first attracted by the prospect of selling cards to millions of gun owners, and had to be convinced to take a pass by other, more "morally resolute" colleagues. Consulte Mais Informação

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Killer may never be released after bid to murder woman

Killer may never be released after bid to murder woman

Judge Lord Arthurson told McIntosh he committed "a savage attack that was an undoubtedly a murderous one" as he was sentenced to five years behind bars. "I don't think it is unreasonable for the public to expect prisoners to serve their time". She added that the case was "extremely distressing" and that she could "entirely understand and sympathise with the views of the family". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump not satisfied with progress in Pakistan against terrorism: White House

Trump not satisfied with progress in Pakistan against terrorism: White House

He added, "I know that we have restored some clarity in our relationship with Pakistan". "We've seen modest progress in terms of Pakistan's actual acknowledgement of these concerns, but the President is not satisfied with progress when it comes to Pakistan", Shah said responding to a question on the progress made in the President's South Asia Policy which was announced in August previous year. Consulte Mais Informação

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PM: Use Science and Technology for welfare

PM: Use Science and Technology for welfare

Can it be used in helping farmers deal with troubles they face regarding crop yield? Modi also said that he had attended a programme on artificial intelligence at the University of Mumbai. "Under the GOBAR-Dhan Scheme, our farmer brothers and sisters will be encouraged to consider dung and other waste not just as a waste but as a source of income". Consulte Mais Informação

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Top Wall Street Firm Raises Russia's Rating Out Of 'Junk' Territory

Top Wall Street Firm Raises Russia's Rating Out Of 'Junk' Territory

S&P Global Ratings on Friday raised Russia's sovereign debt rating a notch saying Moscow had shown fiscal restraint while managing worldwide sanctions and falling commodity prices. But "should geopolitical events result in foreign governments introducing materially tighter sanctions on Russian Federation", S&P said that would be likely to result in a lower rating. Consulte Mais Informação

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Transparency International's rating of Nigeria is dismal - Sen. Sani

Transparency International's rating of Nigeria is dismal - Sen. Sani

Daniel Batidam, who has worked with the global anti-corruption organization, Transparency International (TI) observed that the Akufo-Addo government, has not done much to its credit when it comes to the fight against corruption. Analysis of the index results by Transparency International examined the relationship between corruption levels, the protection of journalistic freedoms and engagement of civil society. Consulte Mais Informação

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UN Security Council calls for truce as air strikes batter Syria's Ghouta

UN Security Council calls for truce as air strikes batter Syria's Ghouta

The UN vote was initially slated for Thursday but was repeatedly postponed as diplomats scrambled to avert a veto from Russian Federation, the main backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime. However, the Syrian regime has also used the term "terror group" in reference to both Islamist militias and the rebel factions it is targeting in eastern Ghouta , suggesting the resolution could prove to be a dead letter. Consulte Mais Informação

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