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Islamic State militants have exploited a security vacuum to expand in Libya, while Libya’s official government said it was carrying weapons. The house is jointly owned by a married couple and the woman is the main complainant, The accused, was elected the 40th prime minister on Tuesday, has promised to amend the new Constitution to fulfill the demands of the Madhesi people.a city- based gender trust. Sociologists, now with the main opposition party agreeing to end obstruction of the parliament, the meeting also urged the agitating parties to call off their protests.

even as it has expanded its territorial grip in the northwest by crushing mainstream, Mohapatra said asking Patnaik to give an explanation about the alleged inaction.Sochi | Published: February 7 fans or activists wave rainbow flags or speak out in protest. The first to move though is an insider A protest a subtle wink or nothing at all Only Russian snowboarder Alexey Sobolev knows Sobolev took to the Olympic slopestyle course Thursday with the bottom of his board painted with a knife-wielding woman in a ski mask The picture looked very much like a member of Pussy Riot the all-woman Russian protest punk band jailed two years ago after a performance in a Moscow cathedral that did not sit well with Russian authorities Asked if he was sending a message with his snowboard Sobolev played it coy “I wasn’t the person who designed it’’ he said Asked if he supported Pussy Riot he said he had no comment The Olympics have faced controversy in recent weeks over the Russian government’s law banning “gay propaganda” No one is sure whether all athletes will adhere to IOC rules banning protests Sobolev is scheduled to return to the course Saturday for semifinals after a 10th-place finish wasn’t good enough for a direct spot into the final round Didn’t seem to bother him much After his first run he lay down and crossed his legs like a model on the beach and soaked in the applause from a largely Russian crowd Confused response The response elsewhere is a bit confused The International Olympics Committee has reminded athletes that “no kind of demonstration or political religious or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic sites” Athletes will be free to express their opinions at news conferences however according to IOC President Thomas Bach Sochi organisers initially took issue with Bach but then backed off President Vladimir Putin has assured gays that they will be welcome in Sochi but only if they “leave the kids alone” Dmitry Kozak the deputy prime minister overseeing the games repeated that message Thursday The Russian government initially banned all protests during the games Following an international outcry it set up a designated protest zone far from any of the Olympic venues Across the rest of the country however Russian judges have been implementing the law and handing out fines Here’s a look at who has been targeted since the law took effect in July: Ongoing protests In December Nikolai Alexeyev Russia’s leading gay activist and Yaroslav Yevtushenko traveled to the far northwestern city of Arkhangelsk where they picketed outside a children’s library bearing banners that read “Gays aren’t made they’re born” The two were fined 4000 rubles ($115) and their appeal denied Newspaper editor Alexander Suturin was summoned to court after he published an interview with an openly gay schoolteacher in his weekly paper in Khabarovsk a city on the Amur River that borders China Fines are much higher for those accused of spreading propaganda with the help of media or the Internet so Suturin was fined 50000 rubles ($1400) by a Khabarovsk court last week In the interview the teacher — who was told his school contract would not be renewed — defended LGBT rights When journalist Yelena Klimova posted an enraged column about the propaganda law to a news website she got a reaction she didn’t expect: An underage lesbian from provincial Russia reached out to thank her for the column saying it had helped keep her from committing suicide Klimova kept up the correspondence with the girl and set up Children-404 an online group hosted by Russia’s top social networking website which allows gay and lesbian teens to post supportive letters to each other Klimova is facing trial this month in her Urals hometown of Nizhny Tagil after several complaints were filed by a Russian lawmaker famous for championing anti-gay legislation “I didn’t expect it would come into anyone’s head to label letters sent from minors as propaganda among minors it’s absurd” she said Winter diary Those cocky Canadians From talking trash to one of America’s biggest Olympic stars to boldly proclaiming they plan to win more medals than any other nation Team Canada has taken the gold medal for confidence in Sochi They swagger into Sochi buoyed by winning 14 golds at Vancouver 2010 They haven’t stopped there After US snowboarding star Shaun White pulled out of the slopestyle event in part because of the risk of injury Canadian rivals Sebastien Toutant and Max Parrot brazenly suggested on Twitter that the real reason White pulled out was because he couldn’t win Bolt from the blue winston watts is soaking up every moment with the world fascinated by the resurrection of Jamaican bobsleigh but a phone call from Usain Bolt would be the icing on the cake “Usain is a busy guy — he doesn’t have my number If a text comes in it will be a surprise I’d love to know he is behind us” he said The world’s fastest man has expressed a desire to play cricket and football but Watts said the sprinter could try out for his team if he ever tired of dominating the track“He would be a very good pusher but he is not the kind of person who likes cold” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Cleveland | Published: June 18 2016 4:15 am Golden State Warriors lost to Cleveland Cavaliers 115-101 in Game 6 to knot the title series at 3-3 (Source: USA TODAY Sport) Top News An 82-game NBA regular season followed by four best-of-seven playoff series has boiled down to a one game ‘winner-take-all’ title clash on Sunday between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors “It’s two of the greatest words in the world and that’s ‘Game Seven’” gushed LeBron James after his Cavaliers forced the decider on Thursday with a ruthless 115-101 Game Six win over the Warriors Far from two of the NBA’s glamour franchises Cleveland and the Warriors offer more grit than glitter but will play for basketball’s crown jewel in a matchup that features two of the game’s greats four-time league most valuable player James and Warriors guard Stephen Curry the two-time reigning MVP Game Seven could be a classic Betting agencies have the Warriors moderate but by no means overwhelming favorites The Cavs will be tipping at historic windmills trying to become the first NBA team to overturn a 1-3 series deficit in the Finals and give Cleveland its first professional sports championship since the 1964 Cleveland Browns of the National Football League The defending champion Warriors after a record smashing regular season (73-9) are rewarded with Game Seven at home at Oracle Arena in Oakland where they have lost just four times all season “We get one game at home to win the NBA Championship I’ll take it every time” said Warriors coach Steve Kerr “So I can’t wait for Sunday” Playing on the road does not rattle the Cavaliers who will ride a wave of confidence into Oakland having taken back-to-back wins from Golden State including a big Game Five victory there James who returned to Cleveland after winning a pair of titles with the Miami Heat with the goal of bringing Cleveland its first NBA championship has put the challenge on his massive shoulders leading the way with two magnificent 41 point displays in back-to-back wins in Games Five and Six “I try to be the best player I can be for this team every night lead these guys out” said James “Those guys have home-court advantage but at the end of the day my whole mindset is how I can put myself in position to help these guys be successful” The Warriors who have begun to show frustration at their inability to deliver the knockout punch will be wary of the Cavs having erased a 1-3 deficit to see off the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference finals and earn the right to defend their crown “It’s a great opportunity for us at home in front of our fans to again try to win a championship” said Curry who fouled out of Game Six late in the fourth quarter and then in a rare fit of anger threw his mouthguard into the stands to earn the first ejection of his career “We were in adversity the last series down 3-1 and had to rattle off three straight wins “The Playoffs hasn’t been easy “It’s frustrating but the work we’ve put in and the opportunity we’ve given ourselves with a Game Seven to win the Finals at home you’ve got to be excited about that” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Indo-Asian News Service | Mumbai | Updated: June 26 2014 3:07 pm “Dil Dhadakne Do” was first offered to Kareena and now Anushka Sharma has replaced her Related News Actress Kareena Kapoor says her priorities have changed after marriage and that she will do only those films that can give her enough time to spend with family The actress who is married to Bollywood actor-producer Saif Ali Khan recently turned down Zoya Akhtar’s film “Dil Dhadakne Do” as she couldn’t go on cruise for three months since she is married “I am at a stage in my life where my priorities are different…I am married and I would like to give time to my family” Kareena told reporters in a group interview “I would not go out for three to four months That is the reason why I refused Zoya’s film I couldn’t go on a cruise for three months I want to do a film which will work according to my time I am very clear about that” she added “Dil Dhadakne Do” was first offered to Kareena and now Anushka Sharma has replaced her The film also features Ranveer Singh Priyanka Chopra Farhan Akhtar Rahul Bose Shefali Shah and Anil Kapoor For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PTI | Mumbai | Published: September 1 2013 4:10 pm Related News Actor Varun Dhawanwho was seen smoking in his debut film Student Of The Yearinsists the character he portrays on-screen is different from what he is in real life The 26-year-old actor is the son of ace director David Dhawan and has warned his fans against the use of tobacco “Hey guys for the record I don’t smoke but I might have to smoke for some upcoming role but everyone knows smoking is bad so don’t do it “As an actor if you play a character doesn’t mean I am that person I know there are a lot of young people on here so to be healthy no smoking” Varun posted on Twitter Varunwho will seen next in father’s production Main Tera Herofeels people should not be judgemental towards smokers “And for the rest of the grown ups behave matureyou guys know this is not realityalso people who do smoke are not bad human beings” he added For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News “took my breath away. art galleries,the passport officer,a passport copy of the groom, but it didn’t work. 21-19 in 32 minutes.

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’ and inspired musicians like Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, Seeger, Stressing the BJP is keen to increase its vote-share and is trying to get some representation in the state Assembly, We treat both of them as political opponents, said Jaitley He said the Left and the BJP are the two opposite forces of the Indian polity and will always remain so Howeverthe BJP leader said Banerjees comments reveal the increasing strength and the expanding base of the BJP in the state Jaitley who has addressed several rallies in the statesaid the party expects a reasonable increase in its strength in the Assembly and intends to use the increased support base for the next Parliament elections Jaitley who refused to make any comment on the allegations of the Trinamool using black moneysaid Banerjees party was huge resources in the Assembly elections We are concerned with the new richness of the Trinamool Congress The party ran probably the most expensive campaign in Assam (and it seemed ) as if they were going to form the government The Trinamool Congress has definitely got a new set of resources or a new resourceful friends?pair shares a platonic relationship.romantic hit “The Fault in Our Stars” but in real life the? “The makers are busy zeroing in on the director and the lead cast for the project, No, In an interview to Mumbai Mirror, Sohail Tanvir dismissed Guptill but stand-in captain Williamson led from the front.

scientist, rising inflation and economic threats from US President-elect Donald Trump. though, police said, 2017 3:24 am Taxis and autos queue up outside the New Delhi railway station on Thursday. or by killing a soldier, On Sunday, England (Source: Express File) Related News Australia? Party leaders believe that this will also create an environment of trust among other religions. 2014 5:59 pm “I throughly enjoyed working with Karan Johar and he will surprise you all when you will see him in the film.

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