• GJM Holds Rally in Darjeeling, Burns GTA Accord Papers
GJM Holds Rally in Darjeeling, Burns GTA Accord Papers

In a change of stand, the GJM on Sunday made a decision to allow a 12-hour bandh relaxation only for the Muslims to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in the Darjeeling hills today. Elsewhere, a BDO office at Takdah was attacked, and an NBSTC bus damaged at Lohapul by the suspected Gorkha supporters. The GNLF has put its long standing differences with the...

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  • America's Image Suffers Under Trump Presidency, Poll Shows
America's Image Suffers Under Trump Presidency, Poll Shows

Just 22 percent have confidence in Trump to do the right thing when it comes to global affairs, in contrast to the final years of Obama when a median of 64 percent expressed confidence in his leadership. with 81 percent of those surveyed responding favorably. The U.S.is also seen more favourably by Canadian men (52 per cent) than women (35 per ce...

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  • Google fined record €2.4bn by European Union for search 'abuse'
Google fined record €2.4bn by European Union for search 'abuse'

The Commission concluded that Google "gave prominent placement in its search results only to its own comparison shopping service, whilst demoting rival services". In the meantime, Google will be considering whether or not to appeal the fine. "... Google's strategy for its comparison shopping service wasn't just about attracting customers by mak...

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  • Jewish groups criticize Supreme Court travel ban decision
Jewish groups criticize Supreme Court travel ban decision

Transit refugees or those who already have a permit may travel to the United States under this executive order. A In a June 14 memorandum, Mr Trump said the relevant agencies would wait 72 hours to make any changes if a court gave the government the right to reimpose the ban.

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  • Trump admits he has no tape of Comey meetings
Trump admits he has no tape of Comey meetings

Six weeks after he sent a tweet threatening ex-FBI Director James Comey that "tapes" may exist of their conversations, President Donald Trump revealed that he did not record Comey and wasn't in possession of any tapes. After President Trump had fired Comey, he began slamming the credibility and the reputation of both the FBI and its forme...

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  • Ex-DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson defends Obama handling of Russian meddling
Ex-DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson defends Obama handling of Russian meddling

The U.S. intelligence community has said Russian Federation was behind the cyber attack as part of its effort to interfere in the election. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) pressed Johnson to say whether he believed there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian hackers, something a special prosecutor is now investigating.

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  • Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27
Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27

Serious damage from isolated devices such as ATMs and point-of-sale terminals has also been reported . Ransomware infections have been reported in Russia , Ukraine , and the rest of Europe , and are expected to spread around the globe.

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  • Turkey says it returns fire after attack by Syrian Kurds
Turkey says it returns fire after attack by Syrian Kurds

Asked if Kurdish militia would revert to their pre-Raqqa level of armaments once the fight was over, Mattis responded: "Well, we'll see". "The removal of these facilities disrupts ISIS's ability to facilitate and provoke terrorist attacks against the coalition, our partner forces and in our homelands".

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  • Obama officials hit back at Trump, GOP over Russian Federation claims
Obama officials hit back at Trump, GOP over Russian Federation claims

US government officials are trying to curb President Donald Trump's enthusiasm about meeting Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the upcoming G20 summit in Germany, the Associated Press reported on Monday. Spokesman Spicer suggested to reporters Monday that Obama administration officials should be made to answer "some serious questio...

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  • Iraqi forces gain more ground from IS in Mosul's old city
Iraqi forces gain more ground from IS in Mosul's old city

The territory that the Islamic State group still holds in Mosul has been reduced to an area that now amounts to about 0.8 square miles in the ancient Old City district. Hundreds of civilians who managed to escape as the forces advanced into the Old City gathered on the side of the road at the edge of western Mosul Tuesday.

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  • Assad may be preparing chemical attack
Assad may be preparing chemical attack

Regional analyst Anthony Billingsley of the University of New South Wales told VOA he fears another retaliatory strike could be "a much more serious danger". Days after that strike on a rebel-held town, the United States launched a cruise missile strike on the airfield in retaliation - the first direct USA attack on the Syrian regime.

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  • Pastors prays for God to 'expose' any Grenfell Tower cover-up
Pastors prays for God to 'expose' any Grenfell Tower cover-up

Nonetheless, Arconic advised in one brochure seen by Reuters that combustible cladding materials were a fire risk in tall buildings and that, above 30m, non-combustible materials should be used. At Prime Minister's Questions, Mrs May said 282 good quality temporary properties have been identified for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster, 132 ...

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  • Bromance as Donald Trump and Narendra Modi hail friendship at first talks
Bromance as Donald Trump and Narendra Modi hail friendship at first talks

Modi effusively praised Trump , hailing his "vast and successful experience in the business world " and "great leadership" for US-India ties, which he said should "lend an aggressive and forward looking agenda to our relations". But Trump administration officials have pointed to both leaders' impact on social media - each has more than 30 million...

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  • Charlie Gard's parents lose final appeal as European Court rejects their case
Charlie Gard's parents lose final appeal as European Court rejects their case

However despite raising more than £1 million pounds to help their son who suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage , both Chris and Connie have now been informed that can not take little Charlie overseas as the experimental treatment will not help him as it has not proven to be successful in previous patients.

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  • David Duckenfield one of six to face Hillsborough charges
David Duckenfield one of six to face Hillsborough charges

David Duckenfield , the police commander on the day, is one of 23 individuals and organisations, including the South Yorkshire force and senior football officials, referred to decisions. "All we want is accountability, nothing more and nothing less". "Our task has been to investigate whether any individual or organisation is criminally culpable f...

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  • Police drag health bill protesters from McConnell's office
Police drag health bill protesters from McConnell's office

Several Republican senators have said they will not support the bill in its current form. The protesters, some of whom were in wheelchairs, were there to voice their opposition to health care legislation that would make deep cuts to Medicaid .

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  • India, US vow to fight terror, boost economic cooperation
India, US vow to fight terror, boost economic cooperation

Like several other European nations, the Netherlands has also been a target of terrorism. They also asked it to expeditiously bring to justice the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai and Pathankot attacks. Modi said a new layer "in our engagement is our partnership for global good". "India's emergence is a welcome development from both the politic...

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  • German gay marriage vote given green light by Angela Merkel
German gay marriage vote given green light by Angela Merkel

Although Germany has same-sex civil partnerships, the CDU has until now opposed gay marriage "in order to keep its most conservative supporters loyal and to avoid friction with the CSU, which champions traditional families", says the BBC .

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  • How to protect your documents from global cyber attacks
How to protect your documents from global cyber attacks

This is the first cyber attack to hit Korea after the country suffered from the "WannaCry" ransomware in May, which affected around 20 local companies. He said that an emergency response team at the port was in touch with Microsoft to fix the problem as soon as possible. "Data breaches and cyber hacks are one of the biggest risks facing busines...

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  • President Trumps Obama in Israel, Russia, But Not Elsewhere
President Trumps Obama in Israel, Russia, But Not Elsewhere

Only 22 per cent of Canadians said they have confidence in U.S. President Donald Trump's leadership on the world stage. Some 39 percent described him as charismatic and only 26 percent said he is well-qualified to be president. The Philippines and Vietnam are among few countries where more than 50 percent of people still have faith in the United ...

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