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Gandhian activist Rajagopal to meet CM for intervention to end farmers' protest

Senior party member Sanjay Singh, who was part of the delegation, said: "First the state home minister said that shots that killed the farmers were not fired by policemen but then later he accepted that there had been police firing". The farmers' agitation was marred by violence on June 6 when they pelted stones at the police. "Your labour won't go waste", he promised. "I know your (farmers) problems", he said addressing a gathering, including cultivators, here.



US Afghan policy review to be completed in coming weeks: Tillerson

The Republican-led Senate voted decisively to punish Moscow for interfering in the 2016 election by approving a wide-ranging sanctions package that targets key sectors of Russia's economy and individuals who carried out cyber attacks. The Israeli monitoring organization Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) on Wednesday pointed out that several Palestinian officials had said that the payments were non-negotiable.



London Fire: Syrian Refugee Named as First Victim of Deadly Blaze

The organisation said in a statement that Mr Alhajali was on the phone for two hours with a friend in Syria while the fire raged, as he waited to be rescued. To Allah we belong and to him we shall return. "He asked his friend to pass on the message to his family". The University of West London said they were aware that a number of their students live in or near to Grenfell Tower, some of whom have already been confirmed as safe.



Saudi Arabia refuses to open airspace for Qatar

Erdogan's comments are not the first time Turkey has expressed support for Qatar since the crisis unfolded. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif assured the Saudi monarch that the public and government of Pakistan were committed to protect Harmain Shareefain.


Game on: Tragedy won't stop congressional baseball game

Game on: Tragedy won't stop congressional baseball game

Hodgkinson, had taken a position behind a fence near the baseball diamond. Scalise was shot in the hip; his office says the lawmaker is now in stable condition and is undergoing surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center . "Their sacrifice makes democracy possible". Mr Trump also called for unity at a time of sharp political divides in America, saying, "We are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good".


President Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

President Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

President Donald Trump planned to pay a visit to the USA congressman who was critically wounded Wednesday at baseball practice outside Washington , a White House official said. Here's what we know so far about those who were injured in the attack. He was a member of "Terminate the Republican Party" and had previously criticized Trump, calling him a traitor, and advocating the destruction of "Trump and Co".