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People Xi hosts banquet for guests attending Belt and Road forum
Author: 0 Xi hosts banquet for guests attending Belt and Road forum

In his speech, Mr Xi said China would boost efforts to secure intellectual property protection, increase imports of goods and services and ensure a fair trading environment for firms, while also stressing the need for equitable treatment. China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI ) is a platform through which the country can assume a more influential place in the world, while at the same time fulfilling the expectations of other countries to contribute more to the global system.

People At least 39 foreign tourists among Sri Lanka fatalities
Author: 0 At least 39 foreign tourists among Sri Lanka fatalities

Even after an overnight, nationwide curfew was lifted, the streets of central Colombo remained mostly deserted and shops closed as armed soldiers stood guard. They declined to comment on whether they were linked to Sunday's attacks. Sri Lankan authorities say 39 foreign tourists died in the attacks, with 28 others injured.

People President issues gazette declaring State of Emergency in Sri Lanka
Author: 0 President issues gazette declaring State of Emergency in Sri Lanka

Fresh security measures, including a ban on the use of drones, were introduced as police and security forces continued in their efforts to crack down on the network of people involved in the bombings. "Somebody is controlling these top intelligence officials". "The relevant authorities did not inform me", he said. "If they had done so, I would have taken immediate action".

People Coroner releases cause of death of 5-year-old Andrew Freund
Author: 0 Coroner releases cause of death of 5-year-old Andrew Freund

Cunningham and Freund each were represented by a public defender and are scheduled to appear in McHenry County court Monday for separate bond hearings. On Wednesday, authorities dug up the body of a 5-year-old boy, believed to be Andrew "AJ" Freund, who was reported missing the previous week and charged his parents with murder and other counts.

People Trump announces withdrawal from U.N. Small Arms Treaty
Author: 0 Trump announces withdrawal from U.N. Small Arms Treaty

The treaty is created to limit worldwide sales of conventional arms to prevent weapons from getting into the hands of human rights abusers. President Trump said through grants, schools and police departments now have additional funding to hire more officers, train more teachers and identify more warning signs to keep America's students safe.

People Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Found Guilty in Fraud Trial
Author: 0 Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Found Guilty in Fraud Trial

The proceedings were also delayed when Sorokin didn't like her wardrobe choices and hired a stylist for her court appearances. Anna Sorokin better known as Anna Delvey, the 28-year-old German national, whose family moved there in 2007 from Russian Federation, is seen in the courtroom during her trial at New York State Supreme Court in New York, April 11, 2019.

People Gallipoli service goes ahead after terror arrest
Author: 0 Gallipoli service goes ahead after terror arrest

Anzac Day is the national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars , conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. "Let us recommit to always remembering our shared humanity that there is more that unites us than divides us Our sense of independence is as strong as our sense of responsibility to each other and not just as nation states but as human beings".

People Parrot taken into custody after trying to warn owners of drug raid
Author: 0 Parrot taken into custody after trying to warn owners of drug raid

The bird was taught to alert criminals to the presence of police in a low-income community in the Piaui state in northern Brazil , the Guardian reported. The bird, which they also took into custody, was reportedly given to a zoo, where it will be trained to fly for several months and then freed. In Colombia in 2010, a parrot called Lorenzo was recorded by police yelling "Run!" The parrot isn't the only animal to be implicated in Brazil's drug trade.

People 3 warnings in place as Storm Hannah looms
Author: 0 3 warnings in place as Storm Hannah looms

It is going to bring very windy conditions across Ireland, through Friday and then into southwestern parts of the United Kingdom as we head on into Saturday . In the evening it will become very windy or stormy in west and south Munster, with very strong, gusty west to northwest winds. In the afternoon, more rain will spread from the west with strengthening southerly winds.

People Maria Butina: Russian agent sentenced to 18 months in prison
Author: 0 Maria Butina: Russian agent sentenced to 18 months in prison

But the judge was reportedly unmoved by Butina's apology, saying that her actions "jeopardised our country's national security", U.S. media said . "This was no simple misunderstanding by an over-eager foreign student", Judge Chutkan said before imposing the sentence.

People Madras HC lifts ban on TikTok, imposes limit on content of videos
Author: 0 Madras HC lifts ban on TikTok, imposes limit on content of videos

The Madras High Court has lifted the ban on download of TikTok app, which it had passed earlier, after the company vowed to regulate the content uploaded on the video app. This information was shared via an affidavit by TikTok as well. Senior advocate Arvind Datar said during the hearing that the Indian government can not have a system where something which is statutorily permissible becomes judicially impermissible.

People Thousands fewer attended Auckland Anzac Day services this year
Author: 0 Thousands fewer attended Auckland Anzac Day services this year

The date commemorates the Gallipoli Campaign, where 50,000 Australian soldiers and between 14,000 and 17,000 New Zealander soldiers served. Fifty other people were injured in the attacks, which occurred during Friday prayers. "The Turkish authorities went to extraordinary lengths to see that the Gallipoli peninsula was secure for the Anzac Day services that are being held there", Dr Nelson said.

People PM Modi protected interests of '15 selected people': Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 PM Modi protected interests of '15 selected people': Rahul Gandhi

A sea of onlookers and supporters showered rose petals on Modi, who wore a saffron-coloured kurta, as his cavalcade meandered through the lanes of the city. Meanwhile, the Congress finally announced its candidate for Varanasi , ending weeks of speculation. Ajai Rai had contested against Modi in the 2014 elections, but only secured a distant third in the results after Modi and Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal.

People US Envoy Urges Peace Deal in Afghanistan to Lower Death Toll
Author: 0 US Envoy Urges Peace Deal in Afghanistan to Lower Death Toll

Women and children "comprised half of the civilian casualties" from such missions. "Their deaths outrage us all and we stand with Afghans who protest the deaths and want to end the bloodshed", Khalilzad tweeted. The commission said that at least 75,316 Afghan civilians have been killed in the past decade. Increased bombing campaigns by the US and increasingly reckless search operations by pro-government forces have fueled the trend reversal.

People Canadian privacy watchdog blasts Facebook for ‘abdicating responsibility’ for user data
Author: 0 Canadian privacy watchdog blasts Facebook for ‘abdicating responsibility’ for user data

Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien said the situation also highlights the lack of enforcement tools at his disposal. A long-awaited joint report from Therrien and B.C. Facebook is taking baby steps to plug data leaks on its platform. It could take a year to obtain a court order, Therrien said. " The sum of these measures resulted in a privacy protection framework that was empty ", the watchdog stated.

People Multiple people killed in fiery 15-vehicle pileup in Colorado
Author: 0 Multiple people killed in fiery 15-vehicle pileup in Colorado

First responders battle flames after a fiery crash involving several cars and trucks on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near Denver, April 25, 2019. Investigators say they are looking at social video from the scene that captured footage of a semi speeding past stopped cars just seconds before the collision.

People New Northern Ireland talks process to begin on May 7
Author: 0 New Northern Ireland talks process to begin on May 7

It's my belief he is the gunman that fired indiscriminately into the crowd, placed the community and police officers at risk and took the life of Lyra. Murphy claimed that some 140 members of the public have so far volunteered images, footage and other details relating to their investigation. At Lyra's funeral on Wednesday, Father Martin Magill received a spontaneous standing ovation as he called her senseless killing a "huge injustice", adding that he also "dared to hope" something so bad ...

People Kim Jong Un Invites Vladimir Putin to Visit DPRK
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un Invites Vladimir Putin to Visit DPRK

During his talks with Mr Kim on Thursday, Mr Putin positioned himself as a counterweight to the United States, insisting that the North needed "guarantees of its security, the preservation of its sovereignty". "There are no secrets here, no conspiracies". Putin later headed for a two-day trip to Beijing, where he said he will inform the Chinese leadership about the summit.

People Sudan military chiefs resign as deal struck with protestors
Author: 0 Sudan military chiefs resign as deal struck with protestors

Amani Mahmoud, a protester who travelled from Port Sudan northeast of Khartoum, celebrated the removal of Bashir and the military council's first leader Awad ibn Auf, who lasted only a day. Many protesters perched on the roof of the train, waving Sudanese flags as it chugged through north Khartoum's Bahari railway station before winding its way to the protest site, an AFP photographer said.

People May resumes Brexit talks with opposition amid Conservative party revolt
Author: 0 May resumes Brexit talks with opposition amid Conservative party revolt

The prime minister saw off a no-confidence vote at the end of past year and the party's rules stipulate that a fresh challenge can not be launched for 12 months after that date. He said he did not believe Parliament would allow a no-deal exit, however, and added: "I would always prefer to leave with a deal because I think there would be disruption without a deal and it's very hard to predict exactly what that disruption would be, but it would potentially be very significant".

People United Kingdom government launches leak inquiry over Huawei discussions
Author: 0 United Kingdom government launches leak inquiry over Huawei discussions

According to the Daily Telegraph, Huawei would be allowed to help build the "non-core" infrastructure of the 5G network. Earlier in the month, the Times informed that a senior official of USA cybersecurity had warned Britain it could impair military and economic collaboration between the countries if it will use Huawei for its future generation 5G mobile network.

People U.S. 'border militia training to assassinate Obama'
Author: 0 U.S. 'border militia training to assassinate Obama'

We're veterans, we're ex-law enforcement, we're people that care about our national security, ' he added. "They think they believe that they are helping to enforce the law of America". "We urge you to immediately investigate this atrocious and unlawful conduct". While Guerra said that he had warned them against pointing their guns at civilians, the police chief has done nothing to stop the militia from detaining hundreds of people and handing them over to CBP.

People Saudi Arabia's callous disregard for fundamental human rights of its citizens
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia's callous disregard for fundamental human rights of its citizens

The executions bring the number of people executed since the start of the year to 95, according to official announcements. The rights watchdog said 11 of those executed were convicted of spying for Shiite majority Iran , while at least 14 others were sentenced in connection with anti-government protests between 2011 and 2012 in the Eastern Province where most of Saudi Arabia's Shiite minority live.

People Kim Jong-un says peace on Korean Peninsula depends on United States attitude
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un says peace on Korean Peninsula depends on United States attitude

In his recent policy speech at the Supreme People's Assembly, Kim expressed a willingness to hold a third summit with Trump but urged Washington to come up with a "fair" and "mutually acceptable" deal. "We need to. return to a state where worldwide law, not the law of the strongest, determines the situation in the world", Putin said. Kim made his comments to the Korean Central News Agency about Trump during his summit on Thursday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Pacific port ...

People Police focus turns to family of missing 5-year-old boy
Author: 0 Police focus turns to family of missing 5-year-old boy

Police also released five years' worth of police reports documenting calls related to the family's home. In the past 24 hours, police have conducted grid searches in "areas of interest" including Lippold Park on Route 176. A report by CBS News said that the dogs also picked up the boy's scent in the trunk of his parents' auto. Crystal Lake is about 50 miles northwest of Chicago.

People Trump OKed Agreement That US Would Pay Otto Warmbier's Hospital Bill
Author: 0 Trump OKed Agreement That US Would Pay Otto Warmbier's Hospital Bill

The bill was sent to the Treasury Department and remained unpaid through 2017, it is not known if the administration later paid the bill, according to the article. They directed their envoy to sign the slip of paper agreeing that he would pay the $2 million, the two sources said. A USA court in December ordered North Korea to pay US$501-million in damages for the torture and death of Mr.

People Specialist says Notre Dame organ unharmed by fire
Author: 0 Specialist says Notre Dame organ unharmed by fire

Marc Eskenazi, the company spokesman, told BFM that it was "out of the question" that the cigarette butts sparked the fire. "In no way did a poorly extinguished cigarette butt start the fire". Ash fell on tourists and others around the island that marks the centre of Paris as Notre Dame burned. "Nothing was ever done without the authorisation of the state.There were no wires dangling, everything was properly installed", Notre-Dame spokesman Andre Finot said.

People Watch school striker Greta Thunberg's rapturous address to London climate protestors
Author: 0 Watch school striker Greta Thunberg's rapturous address to London climate protestors

Student Jade Edwards, from Worcestershire, said of politicians meeting Miss Thunberg: "If they listen to her that's a great step forward for the planet and everything that lives in it". "We know we need to continue and accelerate the decarbonisation of our economy, across all aspects of activity, and crucially to help other countries around the world, especially those not at the same stage of economic development as us", Perry said.

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