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by | August 16, 2016 | 00:43

These African troops will have a more robust mandate than the 12,000 United Nations soldiers already in the country. Those abstaining cited concerns over the Security Council's failure to obtain South Sudan's consent for the regional protection force that would patrol around Juba , the capital.

by | August 16, 2016 | 00:41

Rebels also brought seven pick-up trucks full of fruit and vegetables into the eastern sector of Aleppo which had been under government siege since 17 July, an opposition fighter said. On Friday, the rebel groups said they had stormed an artillery base in the city . Opposition activists said Russian aircraft also took part in the air strikes on Sunday in Aleppo's Ramouseh area.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:16

The group released a video Sunday, claiming that Nigerian air strikes killed some of the Chibok schoolgirls. Boko Haram has waged a violent campaign for years in northern Nigeria in its quest for Islamic rule, and a faction of the group recently pledged loyalty to so-called Islamic State, the militant group which controls parts of northern Syria and Iraq.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:14

Dozens of passengers were on the train when the attack occurred on the route between Buchs and Sennwald, just before the Salez Station, authorities said. Among the victims were two men aged 17 and 50, two women aged 17 and 43, and a six-year-old girl, who suffered burns and stab wounds. Several others were hurt in the attack, including a 6-year-old boy, police said.

by | August 14, 2016 | 00:17

Only 80 to 85 MPs attended, fewer than the required quorum of 151 of the 301 members, according to Al Arabiya . The United Nations has warned about the "mounting" number of civilian casualties in Yemen as more than 270 civilians have lost their lives in the past four months alone in the war-torn country due to the relentless Saudi aggression against the impoverished country.

by | August 14, 2016 | 00:17

Authorities involved in the case have called the 10-hour series biased, but the film-makers have stood by their work. Duffin said in his ruling that investigators made false promises to Dassey by assuring him "he had nothing to worry about".

by | August 14, 2016 | 00:16

On the reported hacking of hundreds of Democratic officials and groups, including the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Pelosi said she wasn't concerned about any information that could come out but insisted that Russian Federation was responsible.

by | August 13, 2016 | 00:10

He is also fighting a court battle to uphold the decision, which meant that to vote in the leadership election new members instead had to become "registered supporters" last month and pay an extra £25. He said: "Well, at PMQs I always try to get myself into a Buddha-like state". Theresa May's support in most strong with women aged over 55, with 68% thinking she makes the best leader for Britain and only 9% of this group thinking Jeremy Corbyn would be best.

by | August 13, 2016 | 00:10

But all roads leading to the sprawling prayer ground in the heart of the volatile Downtown city were sealed and people in and around the area were not allowed to move out. Last Friday saw intense clashes between protesters and security forces at many places in the Valley after the congregational prayers. The firm, according to police official, was directed to suspend the internet services till the evening of August 15.

by | August 12, 2016 | 00:54

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, outside St. Petersburg, Russia , 09 August 2016. He called on the U.S. to extradite Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who he has accused of organising the uprising, but Washington has refused to consider it until evidence is presented.

by | August 12, 2016 | 00:53

The Interior Minister reportedly plans to make his European Union colleagues sign a Berlin Declaration on security, that is believed to include a ban on financing of mosques by extremist organizations, the abolition of dual citizenship , and a ban on full-face veils that are widely worn in some Muslim countries.

by | August 12, 2016 | 00:53

The government has accused the preacher, Fethullah Gulen , of orchestrating the failed insurrection. In recent weeks, suspicions about United States involvement in the military coup have led to a rise in anti-US sentiment inside Turkey. USA officials worry about the effects of the purges on Turkey's alliances and on its efforts to fight the Islamic State. "This is a very lengthy process".

by | August 11, 2016 | 00:15

If Rousseff is dismissed from office, her term that expires January 1, 2019, will be completed by Temer. Ms Rousseff is not facing corruption charges in Brazil's wide-ranging scandal around the state oil company, Petrobras. Should Rousseff be impeached, Vice President Michel Temer, who now is Brazil's acting president, will remain in power until the 2018 elections. Her allies in the Workers' Party have pointed out that numerous members of the Brazilian congress who have accused her are ...

by | August 11, 2016 | 00:14

The left-wing Israeli NGO B'Tselem posted to Twitter pictures and video of bulldozers razing the five structures in Umm al-Kheir in the South Hebron Hills. Israel says the homes were built "illegally" using "foreign money". The Hathaleen family, whose homes were destroyed, owns a deed to the land on which the village sits.

by | August 10, 2016 | 00:36

Japan's law strictly forbids the abdication of an emperor, but Monday's announcement from Emperor Akihito may have been issued in part to help prepare citizens and the government that an exception may need to be made, the Guardian reported .

by | August 09, 2016 | 00:12

A suicide bomber blew himself up among a group of lawyers in Pakistan on Monday, killing at least 66 people and injured almost 200, police and medics said. Panic tore through the hospital after the incident and emergency has been declared at hospitals in Quetta . "This was a security lapse and I am having this personally investigated", Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti said.

by | August 08, 2016 | 01:43

Patrol officers in Jerome will now be equipped with body-worn cameras. "A lot of people are upset by what they saw", Johnson said Saturday. The cameras aren't rolling yet but the Seattle Police Department already has critics of its body cam policy .

by | August 08, 2016 | 01:42

How to Watch: Keep up with Ledecky's quest for gold in Rio from the Aquatics Center here on your smartphone or desktop computer, or on NBC at 12 p.m. Olympic newcomers Elena Delle Donne, Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart will add a dynamic mix to the veteran core as they take on Senegal Sunday morning.

by | August 08, 2016 | 01:42

The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), a private organization, controls every aspect of the debates, from who the participants will be, to what will be discussed . Denied access, they have resorted to stunts. Other critics of the debate commission have made similar claims in the past. Young voters have always been one of the very best demographics for third-party candidates, and Johnson and Stein will spend plenty of time appealing to them.

by | August 08, 2016 | 01:41

Another substitute , Serbian midfielder Marko Grujic , grabbed a superb fourth with a looping header in stoppage time to cap a commanding Liverpool display. Liverpool had to weather a succession of Barcelona chances before halftime. Milner then denied Arda Turan with a last-ditch tackle and Simon Mignolet spread himself to keep out a trademark Suarez volley.

by | August 08, 2016 | 01:40

According to CNN , Young will make his first appearance in court later Wednesday. Young frequently told one undercover source to be wary of potential informants, according to the affidavit . According to the documents, Young once received a traffic ticket for a moving violation in Falls Church while he was supposed to be on duty for Metro Transit Police.

by | August 07, 2016 | 01:17

Strada attualmente chiusa al traffico, in attesa che il velivolo venga spostato sul prato , un'operazione particolarmente complessa iniziata con lo svuotamento del serbatoio per poter procedere alla rimozione in sicurezza del mezzo. L'incidente si era verificato alle 4 del mattino. Anche il vicino centro commerciale Oriocenter comunica: "in seguito all'aereo cargo finito in fase di atterraggio sulla provinciale 591 che conduce al centro commerciale, situato nei pressi dell'aeroporto ...

by | August 02, 2016 | 00:08

Wednesday night featured President Obama, Joe Biden and vice-presidential nominee Timothy M. Kaine but also included former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, abortion rights leader Ilyse Hogue, and Stephanie Schriock, from Emily's List. There is just something about the guy that is mesmerizing, especially when he begins telling the stories he loves to tell, talking to those in an audience.

by | July 08, 2016 | 02:42

Many of those killed have had to be identified with DNA-testing because their bodies were burned beyond recognition. More than 200 people were wounded in the attack , 23 of whom are still in hospital. Ghabban criticized the security system as fundamentally flawed, saying he could no longer accept responsibility for the consequences and calling for a series of changes that would ultimately increase the ministry's power.

by | June 09, 2016 | 00:50

Speaking on CNN's State of the Union , Clinton said she will do "everything I can to reach out, to try to unify the Democratic Party", and she expects Sanders will do the same. "It's going to be a challenge for her to really consolidate those people, especially younger people who not only don't know her as well as older Democrats do, but they don't trust her", opined Abby Phillip, political reporter, Washington Post.

by | June 06, 2016 | 00:22

Why is Ramadan so important to Muslims? Muslims believe Ramadan to be the month in which the first verses of the Quran, Islam's holy book, were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad more than 1,400 years ago. "It makes it much easier, definitely, to have the community support". She added that it is important to consume traditional Ramadan candies such as qatayef (fried or baked pancakes stuffed with cheese, nuts, or cream) in moderation, and to replace the popular drinks such as tamarind ...

by | May 07, 2016 | 01:11

He'll remind you that he's in no great hurry for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr., or a possible fight with Gennady "GGG" Golovkin this fall. Golden Boy and De La Hoya have come under scrutiny for their reluctance to make the fight between Alvarez and Golovkin, the recognized middleweight world champion.

by | May 07, 2016 | 00:56

The bodies were found on Thursday and Friday, May 6 morning, exactly a week after the building collapsed due to a heavy downpour in Nairobi. "She has no physical injuries and she is talking", Masai told journalists. Suspects in the case including two owners of the building and three local officials have been questioned by police and were released on bail on Wednesday, May 4.

by | April 29, 2016 | 01:27

Chernykh, 26, is married to Enrique Marquez, Jr., according to official records, and is awaiting trial on charges of conspiring with Syed Rizwan Farook in 2011 and 2012 to provide material support to terrorists, prosecutors said. Both attackers died in a gun battle with police. Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, killed 14 people in a shooting rampage at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino on December 2.

by | April 21, 2016 | 00:44

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump will visit Indianapolis today. Sgt. Kendale Adams, spokesman for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, said IMPD has been notified that Trump will be in Indianapolis on Wednesday. Mike Pence. Kasich didn't have any IN events listed on his website as of Wednesday morning. He's now in Buffalo, New York, where he's expected to win the primary there Tuesday.

by | April 08, 2016 | 00:45

In 2008, the NY primary was held on Super Tuesday with 25 other contests, and in 2012 it was held on April 24 with four other states. It went on to say that the campaign has "total confidence that Mr Trump will go on to win in NY... As Clinton tried to undercut Sanders' recent momentum, Trump's grasp on his party's presidential nomination appeared far more tenuous. Trump should get to the convention with many more delegates than Cruz.

by | March 04, 2016 | 14:51

Analysts agree it will now take a monumental collapse for the Clinton campaign to fritter away its lead. Clinton defeated Sanders by a 74-26 margin. "Now it's on to Super Tuesday", he said in a statement. Bernie Sanders couldn't have asked for a better electorate than the one he saw in New Hampshire .

by | March 04, 2016 | 14:37

The candidate most blessed by this development was John Kasich, who nearly overnight has gone from being an annoying impediment to the consolidation of anti-Trump and anti-Cruz votes behind Marco Rubio to a valued collaborator who might knock off The Donald in winner-take-all Ohio.

by | March 03, 2016 | 16:26

As each American state declares its support in the Republican and Democrat primaries, a firmer picture is developing of who will be in the final race to succeed Barack Obama as the 45th US President. What is one of the most plausible approaches to stopping Trump? Clinton and Trump are clearly in the lead to reach the delegate target for their parties, but Cruz and Sanders could catch up.

by | March 02, 2016 | 23:57

Tuesday's outcome moves the contest closer to a Trump-Clinton showdown in the November election, likely be the starkest contrast in presidential candidates American voters have seen in their lifetimes. Rubio won at least 25 delegates and John Kasich has won at least 13. "Trying to divide America between us and them is wrong, and we're not going to let it work", she said , as the crowd broke out in chants of "USA".