Prime Minister Theresa May repeatedly refused to answer if she opposed plans to downgrade maternity services at the West Cumberland Hospital and accused Labour of “scaremongering” over the local NHS.
Feb 16, 2017
Aero India 2017: F-16 Block 70 will strengthen India-US military-strategic alliance, says Lockheed Martin
Love trumps hate in Iraq: Baghdad paints the town red on Valentine's Day despite teddy-beheading by ISIS
Two journalists were shot dead and another was person injured, when gunmen opened fire during a live radio broadcast in Dominican Republic on 14 February. The incident took place at radio station FM 103.5, as assailants killed presenter Luís Manuel Medina during a morning news programme, and also shot the shows producer and director Leo Martinez. Police have arrested three men in connection with the shooting but are yet to identify any motive behind it.
Feb 15, 2017
Aero India 2017: Israel's Rafael offering weaponisation of Indian Air Force helicopters with Spike family of missiles
On 15 February Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was forced to face questions from Tony Burke, Labor MP, about the Western Australian Liberal Party giving far-right populist party One Nation preference over Nationals. Turnbulls industry minister Arthur Sinidinos said One Nation was more “sophisticated” than it was 20 years ago. But after the interview, it was reported Western Australia One Nation candidate Michelle Meyers claimed the push for marriage equality in Australia was propagated by a Nazi-era “mind control program” and abortion was creating “societies of cannibals”.
Feb 15, 2017
Sasikala Convicted: MLA, who escaped Golden Bay resort, files kidnapping charge against Sasikala, Palanisamy
- Hyderabad Disha rape-murder accused killed: Second such encounter under IPS officer VC Sajjanar
- Rahul Gandhi says 'India the rape capital of world'
- Hyderabad Disha rape-murder case: All 4 accused killed in encounter
- Women bikers blaze a feminist trail at India Bike Week
- Shocking: This is how much Parliament will save in canteen food subsidy