Page-12 World News: Trump calls for Russia to be readmitted into the G7 bloc 0 Donald Trump made a shock call on Friday for Russia to be readmitted into the G7 as he headed for a showdown with America's closest allies at a summit set to be dominated by a roilingtrade dispute. Mr. Trump was to be the last Group of Seven leader to arrive in Canada for the two-day he summit, and on Saturday, he will probably be the first to leave, in a hurry to move on to his nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-un in Singapore. But battle-lines were drawn even before he arrived, in a series of duellingtweets and statements between Mr. Trump and his former friend President Emmanuel Macron of France over Washington's imposition of tariffs on imports from U.S. allies. And Mr. Trump caused more eyebrows to be raised by tellingreporters that he wanted Russia-which was expelled from the group of the world's most industrialised nationsn after annexing Crimea to be brought back into the fold "They threw Russia out. They should let Russia come back" 7 0 . 2 They threw Russia out. They should let Russia come back in because we should have Russia at the negotiating table," he said before boarding Air Force One.
want to be starting ganses, beiag anted to show the boss whatcE bhat th With unmistakable symbolism, the fractious Western democracies were meeting on the same day that China's President Xi Jinping welcomed his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to Beijing and awarded him a friendship medal Three decades after the end of the Cold War, the G7 nations are split over trade, climate and y hav phe multilateral engagements such as the Iran nuclear deal, and the U.S. President seems more at home with autocrats than with Washington's traditional allies reve The 'America First' President's broadsides before leaving Washington reinforced predictions that the G7 summit in Quebec might be the first such get-together to end without an agreed joint statement. "All of these countries have been taking advantage of the United States on trade," he said before flying out. layer or us hink h cause h erent a pu rk and t sta
want to te starting to Page-12 World News: Indonesia wins UNSC vote it th The Maldives on Friday failed to get elected to the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member. Maldives and Indonesia had contested for a seat in the UNSC, but in the plenary session of Friday held at the UN headquarters in New York, Indonesia won the seat after securing 144 votes p against 46 for the Maldives. The Ministry of External Affairs maintained a studied silence on whether India voted against the Maldives . An official source said, "We rarely make public announcement on this kind of issues *190 members participate: In the election, 190 members participated, and the winning members e ar k h ent had to get more than two-thirds majority or 127 votes. Indonesia is likely to take up the seat on January 1, 2019 with other newly elected non- permanent members Germany, Belgium, Dominican Republic and South Africa. India's relation with the Maldives has nosedived in recent months with Delhi expressing dissatisfaction on the law and order situation as well as on the imposition of a state of emergency by the Abdullah Yameen government. Earlier in the week, a prominent member of Mr. Yameen's party was not allowed to enter India and was sent back from the airport in Chennai ksa by
want to be starting ganses, beiag anted to show the boss whatcE buat th In comparison, India's ties with Indonesia have witnessed an upswing with the recent visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the country In a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Maldives said it will continue to champion its priorities at the UN, despite not winning the seat at the Security Council. phc "The Maldives extends congratulationsto Indonesia. The Maldives also reiterates its he solidarity and commitment to work closely with Indonesia, and all the newly elected reve slay members." or us hink h rk and
Page 12 World News: Maldives to hold presidential election on September 23 at th The Maldives will hold presidential election polls in September, authorities announced late on Thursday, even as key Opposition leaders remain jailed or in exile. Voters in the Indian Ocean archipelago will choose their next leader on September 23, the Election Commission has said, while dissidents accused the electoral watchdog of siding with President Abdulla Yameen, who is seeking re-election. re heMDP primaries nulled The development comes a week after members of the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) endorsed former President and their exiled leader Mohamed Nasheed as presidential candidate. . e an k h ent In May, however, the Election Commission said candidates convicted of criminal charges were not eligible to contest, effectively barring Mr. Nasheed and other Opposition leaders from contesting Mr. Nasheed said that there are no fair, predefined rules that dictate how the election will be held. Instead, the EC and other institutions make up the rules as they go, such as trying to ban the MDP primary contest, to favour President Yameen," Observing that there was no rule of law, or a clear framework for a free and fair election, he called for "a huge amount of concerted pressure" to help create a level-playing field in the troubled island nation. u ksa by
want te be starti .In 2015, Mr. Nasheed was sentenced to 13 years in jail following conviction on a terrorism charges that critics of President Yameen termed politically motivated. Mr. Nasheed has since been in exile, mostly in London and now in Colombo, and is reaching out to potential supporters in the island nation via Skype. .While the UN Human Rights Council, in April, urged authorities in Male to allow convicted p Opposition leaders to contest elections, President Yameen has ignored the call, in an apparent he attempt to retain power without a contest. A coalition of Opposition forces earlier vowed to rew challenge Mr. Yameen, but that might not resolve the problem, according to Mr. Nasheed. He accused the Election Commission of being "hopelessly politicised", a charge that government authorities have denied in the past. e an k h ent The announcement on election comes months after the Maldives experienced political unrest, sparked by a shock Supreme Court ruling in February, which overturned criminal convictions of nine dissident leaders, including Mr. Nasheed. . Soon after, President Yameen imposed a 45-day Emergency, jailed the Chief Justice and another judge, as well as former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. The other judges overturned the Supreme Court's February order, in effect leaving the political situation back at square one ksa by
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Page 13 Business: 'GST Council meet may take up inclusion of naturalgas' The Goods and Services Tax Council is likely to take up the possible inclusion of natural gas at th in the indirecttax regime during its next meeting, according to a senior official in the Council. Petroleum is a considerably larger source for revenues not only for the Centre but States r also and on the natural gas front, there is some consensus for bringing it into GST ambit he and therefore, it could be the first petroleum product that could come within the GST network. The GST Council is going to propose inclusion of natural gas within the GST purview on an experimental basis in the forthcoming GST Council meeting k h ent This could be soon followed by the inclusion of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) Currently, petroleum crude, motor spirit (petrol), high speed diesel, natural gas, and ATF u have been kept out of GST. However, several officials, including Petroleum Minister and Indian Oil Corporation chairman, had repeatedly said that petroleum products and natural gas should be brought under the unified indirect tax regime. . ksa that
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