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Sri Lanka, Iran in talks for banking deal, direct flights and refinery

Sri Lanka, Iran in talks for banking deal, direct flights and refinery

Sri Lanka and Iran are also in the Asian Clearing Union, an arrangement used by several Asian countries with imprudent central banks that regularly run short of hard currency due to money printing. He was warmly welcomed by Iran's President Hassan Rouhani at Saadabad Palace. "If the remaining five countries continue to abide by the agreement, Iran will remain in the deal despite the will of America", he said during a meeting with Sri Lanka's president. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Tessa Jowell's dignity and courage inspirational' - Theresa May

'Tessa Jowell's dignity and courage inspirational' - Theresa May

Dame Tessa Jowell will be remembered as one of the main political architects of the hugely successful 2012 London Olympics, which captured the public imagination like little else in recent history. Commons Speaker John Bercow said: "Tessa was an indefatigable campaigner who translated care from a word to a deed at every turn. Passionate, warm and empathetic, she saw the best in everyone and won respect and affection across the political spectrum". Consulte Mais Informação

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4 children, 3 adults found dead with gunshot wounds in Australia

4 children, 3 adults found dead with gunshot wounds in Australia

The bodies of two adults were found outside a house and the others were found inside. Authorities in Western Australia responded early Friday morning to a home in Osmington, a rural town nestled in the country's southwest corner. "The reason police went to the property was from a telephone call which we've recorded", said Dawson, who would not comment on the identity of the caller. Consulte Mais Informação

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Polanski threatens to sue Oscars body after expulsion

Polanski threatens to sue Oscars body after expulsion

Last week, the academy's board of governors, which includes industry bigwigs Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, voted to expel Polanski and disgraced comedian Bill Cosby. "I think this is the kind of mass hysteria that occurs in society from time to time", Polanski, who holds dual Polish and French citizenship, told the weekly when asked what he thought about the movie industry's recent reckoning with sexual misconduct. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ole Miss legend Billy Brewer passes away

Ole Miss legend Billy Brewer passes away

Three of those runs came early on against freshman right-hander Tanner Burns, who lasted just 1 2/3 innings, scattered three hits and walked three while striking out just one. Greenhill gave up a go-ahead solo home run to Tyler Keenan in the seventh, and Calvin Coker, Andrew Mitchell and Welby Malczewski were smacked around for six runs on six hits in the bottom of the eighth. Consulte Mais Informação

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At least 7 killed as blasts, gunshots rock E. Afghanistan's Jalalabad city

At least 7 killed as blasts, gunshots rock E. Afghanistan's Jalalabad city

Two explosions rocked Jalalabad's directorate of finance, the Nangarhar provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP, adding that "a number of attackers" had entered the building. The attack took place on Sunday afternoon when a suicide attacker detonated a bomb near a building, the TOLO broadcaster reported. The Taliban recently launched their annual spring offensive, in an apparent rejection of a peace talks overture by the Afghan government. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pakistan Behind 26/11 Mumbai Attacks: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Behind 26/11 Mumbai Attacks: Nawaz Sharif

Call them non-state actors, should we allow them to cross the border and kill 150 people in Mumbai? It must be noted that Pakistan had been denying involvement in Mumbai attacks despite evidence provided by the Indian government. India says Pakistan did not keep honour its commitment to a fair trial and sent the case to court without really investigating the conspiracy that led to the attacks. Consulte Mais Informação

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Congress ahead in Old Mysore, Hyderabad-Karnataka, shows India Today exit poll

Congress ahead in Old Mysore, Hyderabad-Karnataka, shows India Today exit poll

Sounding confident, BJP's chief ministerial face B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday claimed that the saffron party will win between 125 and 130 seats in the 224-member Karnataka Assembly and that he will be the next chief minister. News X-CNX predicted 106 seats for the BJP , 75 for the Congress , 37 for the JD-S and four for others. "We are 100 percent sure of forming the government on May 17". Consulte Mais Informação

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New Kansas law bans sex between police and people they detain

New Kansas law bans sex between police and people they detain

The Kansas Sheriffs' Association requested the bill's introduction, Holscher says the previous law said police could not have sex with people in jail, but did not address situations where people were stopped by police or in custody. While New York law had already barred sexual contact between corrections workers and inmates, it didn't previously apply explicitly to police. The provision in the bill amending the crime of unlawful sexual relations to include law enforcement officers originated ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation backtracks on Syrian missile sale after Netanyahu visit

Russian Federation backtracks on Syrian missile sale after Netanyahu visit

Although slogans of "Death to America" were few, many Iranians are sincerely angry over the US decision to withdraw from the deal and are siding with hard-liners who long have warned to be suspicious of the West. Amos Gilead, a retired senior Israeli defense official, told a security conference in the coastal town of Herzliya that Iran's intentions in Syria meant a wider conflagration may only be a matter of time. Consulte Mais Informação

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Irã critica silêncio da comunidade internacional sobre ataques

Irã critica silêncio da comunidade internacional sobre ataques "infudados" de Israel

O governo israelense anunciou nesta quinta-feira (10) que bombardeou dezenas de alvos iranianos na Síria em represália a disparos de foguetes feitos por Teerã contra território controlado por Israel nas colinas de Golã. Mas, desde abril, Israel vem atacando alvos iranianos na Síria . O ataque, garantiu um porta-voz militar israelita, causou danos "mínimos", pois terá sido interceptado pela defesa antiaérea israelita. Consulte Mais Informação

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