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Kentucky declares Clinton Democratic primary winner after recanvass | Reuters

May 26, 2016

Kentucky declares Clinton Democratic primary winner after recanvass | Reuters

WASHINGTON A recanvass of Kentucky's Democratic presidential primary results found Hillary Clinton won the contest by 1,911 votes, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes said on Thursday. Clinton's rival for the party's nomination, Senator Bernie Sanders, had requested a recount in the razor-close contest earlier this week #United States #Economy #India #Hillary Clinton #markets #Entertainment
G7 agrees need strong message on South China Sea; China says don't 'hype' | Reuters

May 26, 2016

G7 agrees need strong message on South China Sea; China says don't 'hype' | Reuters

ISE-SHIMA, Japan Group of Seven (G7) leaders agreed on Thursday on the need to send a strong message on maritime claims in the western Pacific, where an increasingly assertive China is locked in territorial disputes with Japan and several Southeast Asian nations. The agreement prompted a sharp rejoinder from China, which is not in the G7 club but whose rise as a power has put it at the heart of some discussions at the advanced nations' summit in Ise-Shima, central Japan #United States #Japan #Syria #France #markets #Italy #North Korea
Solar Impulse completes latest leg on record-breaking flight

May 26, 2016

Solar Impulse completes latest leg on record-breaking flight

The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in the US state of Pennsylvania Wednesday, completing the latest leg of a record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy. #United States #US #NewsTracker #Pennsylvania #Swiss #Statue of Liberty #Bertrand Piccard #Solar Impulse 2 #Andre Borschberg
World leaders kick off G7 talks with economy in focus

May 26, 2016

World leaders kick off G7 talks with economy in focus

World leaders kick off two days of G7 talks in Japan with the creaky global economy, terrorism, refugees, China's controversial maritime claims, and a possible Brexit headlining their packed agenda. #United States #Japan #France #Germany #Italy #Britain #G7 #Canada #Shinzo Abe #Brexit
EU's Tusk urges global solidarity on refugee crisis | Reuters

May 26, 2016

EU's Tusk urges global solidarity on refugee crisis | Reuters

ISE-SHIMA, Japan European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday he would like the global community to show solidarity regarding the refugee crisis and recognise it is a global problem. Tusk said he would seek G7 support and commitment to increasing global assistance for the immediate and long-term needs of refugees #United States #Japan #Russia #markets #United Kingdom
Islamic State claims fatal stabbing of Bangladeshi Hindu - monitor SITE | Reuters

May 26, 2016

Islamic State claims fatal stabbing of Bangladeshi Hindu - monitor SITE | Reuters

DHAKA Islamic State claimed responsibility for stabbing an elderly Hindu businessman to death in Bangladesh, monitoring service SITE said on Wednesday, in what would be the second killing by the militant group in the country in less than a week. The Muslim-majority South Asian nation has witnessed a surge in Islamist violence in the past year in which members of religious minorities, liberal activists, academics and foreign aid workers have been killed. Debesh Chandra Pramanik, 68, a shoe trader, was found hacked to death in his shop on Wednesday in the northwestern rural district of Gaibandha, police said. #United States #Islam #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Copyright #Entertainment
Car bomb kills three security force members in Turkey's mainly Kurdish region | Reuters

May 26, 2016

Car bomb kills three security force members in Turkey's mainly Kurdish region | Reuters

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey A car bomb attack on a gendarmes station in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast killed three members of the security forces and wounded three others on Wednesday, Interior Ministry officials said. The dead included a soldier and two village guards who belong to a state-backed militia that fights Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) rebels along with soldiers and special police units, security sources said. The attack occurred in the village of Anitli in Mardin province, which borders Syria #United States #Business #Middle East #Europe #Entertainment
Ahead of PM Modi's visit, top US senators voice concern over religious freedom in India

May 25, 2016

Ahead of PM Modi's visit, top US senators voice concern over religious freedom in India

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, top US Senators have expressed deep concern over religious freedom in India. #United States #World #India #US #NewsTracker #Human Rights #communalism #religious freedom #PM Narendra Modi
US hopeful of concluding defence pact with India ahead of PM Modi's visit

May 25, 2016

US hopeful of concluding defence pact with India ahead of PM Modi's visit

The US is hopeful of concluding a key military logistics agreement with India ahead of Modi's visit. #United States #World #India #US #NewsTracker #Washington #PM Narendra Modi #military logistics agreement