President Duterte's plan to "kill all" the country's suspected drug users and dealers has many foreign critics, including the United States, the European Parliament and the International Criminal Court. He said that during the call Trump endorsed his campaign against drug users and dealers -- a campaign that has killed at least 4,500 Filipinos in about five months.
If one has to eradicate poverty from the country, it is essential to develop big states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra. We have devoted our focus towards accountability...Thats when I made an announcement from the Red Fort that villages will be electrified in 1000 days, and we are fulfilling it. Today, the hoarders are queuing up in front of the houses of the poor.
No, that's not the start of a joke, but a real event that happened before the 2010 election in a Westminster pub, when I was the Conservative candidate for Twickenham (next door to Zac in Richmond Park, where I grew up), fighting the mighty Vince Cable. People in this country are desperate for a progressive, moderate alternative to the Tories, which the Labour people now clearly aren't.
Malacanang has clarified that former Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption chair Martin Dino is not the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Administrator. In a letter dated November 28, Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra told Dino that Atty. Escolango's designation came after the Office of the President accepted the resignation of former SBMA Chair Roberto Garcia, who served as administrator on a holdover capacity.
And then boasted that had the I-T officials knocked on his door a month earlier, they would have found at least Rs 40 crore in the same almirah from which they recovered Rs 6+ crore of unaccounted money. In all, the officials found Rs 152 crore in unaccounted wealth; Rs 100 crore unaccounted income of Ramalingam group, Rs 30 crore by Ibrahim Shareef, a contractor (said to be Jayachandra's man) and Rs 22 crore by Kannan Borewells Company Limited.
Calls for Jon Stewart to come out of retirement for good have grown steadily louder after Donald Trump's election win amid growing concern over the direction the President-elect is taking America. He made another return during a Times Talk on Friday to promote his forthcoming book, The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, where he addressed the apocalyptic predictions about Mr Trump's administration.
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- An Indonesian police plane with 13 people on board lost contact during a flight Saturday to the island of Batam near Singapore, authorities said. The plane, with five crew members and eight passengers, dropped out of contact midmorning about 50 minutes after taking off from Bangka island off the southeast coast of Sumatra island, a police statement said.
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Kenyan ambassador over the detention of two Iranian citizens in Kenya. The Saturday report by official IRNA news agency quotes Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi as asking Kenya to "seriously look into the issue." Sayed Nasrollah Ebrahimi and Abdolhosein Gholi Safaee were arrested Tuesday in Nairobi in an Iranian diplomatic car.
A group of European media outlets on Friday published what it claims are details of tax arrangements made by several top soccer players and coaches, including Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil. "Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho are in compliance with their fiscal obligations in Spain and in the United Kingdom," said the statement by Mendes' company Gestifute, which was released Thursday after a report in Spain accusing Ronaldo of wrongdoing.
Cristiano Ronaldo remains the best player in the world and fully deserves to win the Ballon d'Or, Roberto Carlos said as he talked up the Real Madrid star ahead of El Clasico. But former Madrid left-back Roberto Carlos says there is absolutely no doubting Ronaldo's standing in the game, telling Omnisport: "Talking about Cristiano is very easy. He is the best in the world. "A truly great player, and everyone keeps saying he continues scoring the most important goals of his career.
"And they had a gentleman, worker, great guy, handsome guy, he was on, and it was like he didn't even know they were leaving. He said something to the effect, 'No, we're not leaving, because Donald Trump promised us that we're not leaving,' and I never thought I made that promise. Not with Carrier. I made it for everybody else. I didn't make it really for Carrier," Trump said.
Two days after their marriage according to Sikh tradition in Chandigarh, Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech got married again, this time according to Hindu traditions in Goa. While the wedding was done by evening, a reception was hosted late night where Yuvraj and Hazel showed some dance moves. While Virat is seen dancing with Yuvraj Singh on the cult song "Gangnam style", Anushka is dancing on the Bollywood song "Senorita".