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Indian police arrest Yasin Malik, other Hurriyat leaders in Srinagar

Indian police arrest Yasin Malik, other Hurriyat leaders in Srinagar

SRINAGAR (DNA) – In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested several Hurriyat leaders including Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, in Srinagar.The police took Muhammad Yasin Malik into custody from his residence in Maisuma area of Srinagar to prevent him from participating in programmes being held, today, in connection with the 29th anniversary of Gaw Kadal massacre.

Ukraine preparing to terminate 50 more agreements with Russia

Ukraine preparing to terminate 50 more agreements with Russia

KIEV, (DNA) – The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has already terminated 49 agreements with Russia and is currently considering terminating the second package of 50 agreements.Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said this at a press conference dedicated to the results of Ukrainian diplomacy in 2018, an Ukrinform correspondent said.
Former Singapore presidential candidate plans new opposition party

Former Singapore presidential candidate plans new opposition party

SINGAPORE (DNA) – A former member of Singapore’s ruling party and presidential candidate said on Friday he had applied to set up a new party, making a return to politics ahead of an election expected as soon as this year.Tan Cheng Bock’s re-entry into politics could boost Singapore’s weak opposition, while the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) prepares for the retirement of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong within the next three years.

Romania takes over rotating EU presidency

Romania takes over rotating EU presidency

BRUSSELS, (DNA) – Romania took over the EU’s rotating presidency at a tumultuous time for the bloc. Romania will be in charge for the next six months as the European Union faces a series of tricky tests – most notably Brexit, European parliamentary elections, and wrangling over the next budget.

Kenya president says Nairobi attack over as ‘terrorists’ killed

Kenya president says Nairobi attack over as ‘terrorists’ killed

NAIROBI, (DNA) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said that gunmen who stormed an upmarket hotel complex, killing 14 people, had been “eliminated” after an almost 20-hour siege in which hundreds of civilians were rescued.

US House Republicans censure colleague for racist remarks

US House Republicans censure colleague for racist remarks

WASHINGTON, (DNA) – US House Republican leaders delivered an extraordinary rebuke Monday to an Iowa congressman from their party over his recent remarks deemed as racist, with some calling for his resignation.Steve King, whose comments last week about white supremacy sparked bipartisan outrage, will be stripped of all committee assignments, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office said.

UNGA President Maria Fernanda Espionosa to visit Pakistan on Jan 18

UNGA President Maria Fernanda Espionosa to visit Pakistan on Jan 18

ISLAMABAD, JAN 14 (DNA) – At the invitation of the Government of Pakistan, President of the UN General Assembly, Maria Fernanda Espionosa, will arrive in Islamabad on 18-22 January 2019.This visit to Pakistan is the first to any country in the Asia-Pacific region by the President of the General Assembly (PGA), after her election.