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by | August 31, 2016 | 00:36

The subsequent fighting pits Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, against a USA -backed proxy that is the most effective ground force battling IS militants in Syria. France is part of that coalition. French President Francois Hollande waits for a guest at the Elysee Palace in Paris , France, August 29, 2016.

by | August 31, 2016 | 00:32

Earlier in the day, some media outlets reported that Karimov died, just two days after he had been hospitalized following a stroke. Russian Federation on Tuesday said that reports of the death of Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov remain unconfirmed.

by | August 31, 2016 | 00:30

Israel captured the West Bank and east Jerusalem , home to holy sites sacred to Jews, Muslims and Christians, from Jordan in the 1967 war. Most of the world views settlements as illegal. France has also been working on its own peace initiative and hopes to convene an global conference before the end of the year. He also flagged "a surge in Israeli settlement-related announcements and demolitions", since the Quartet of Mideast peace negotiators - the United States, Russia, the European ...

by | August 30, 2016 | 01:23

The Shi'ite-led Iraqi government has uneasy relations with regional Sunni power Saudi Arabia. Mr Kerry announced almost 189 million USA dollars (£140 million) in additional humanitarian aid for Yemen, bringing the total amount of U.S. According to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), more than three million Yemenis have been displaced by the ongoing conflict in the Arab country.

by | August 30, 2016 | 01:19

Pence and other Trump supporters across the Sunday talk show dial said Trump will detail his immigration policy over the next two weeks. Hours before, Trump had tweeted: " Dwayne Wade's cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago ", initially misspelling the basketball player's first name before correcting it later.

by | August 30, 2016 | 01:15

Mr. Duterte, who has seen about two thousand people killed going by an unofficial count since he was elected in May, has shrugged off concerns over human rights in the country by advocates at home and worldwide observers like the United Nations.

by | August 29, 2016 | 01:15

It's been two days since the Colombia government and FARC rebel group reached a truce agreement expected to end 52-years of conflict. "We have won the most handsome of all battles: [the battle] of peace for Colombia", said Iván Márquez, the Farc's top negotiator.

by | August 29, 2016 | 01:14

With the global community and the vast majority of Colombia's political players applauding the deal, Uribe's staunch rejection and his apocalyptic vision of peace with the FARC has politically isolated him. The ceasefire and definitive end of hostilities will be followed by a six-month demobilisation process. The restitution of land to displaced people will allow FARC to return to the political process as a party.

by | August 29, 2016 | 01:13

AFP said Turkey on Saturday sent six more tanks into Syria as pro-Ankara forces pressed on with de-mining work in the Syrian town of Jarablus, captured from ISIS this week. The FSA and Islamist rebels received a major boost from their Turkish allies, as they provided aid in the form of airstrikes and artillery fire against the SDF.

by | August 29, 2016 | 01:10

Virgin released the CCTV which shows the full picture of his journey, including that he spent less than 40 minutes on the floor before staff found him a seat. Corbyn declined his offer of an upgrade to first class. "We sat down there and we then conducted a lot of preparatory work for our visit to Newcastle".

by | August 29, 2016 | 01:08

On Wednesday, photographs that showed armed French police officers looking on as a woman removed part of her burkini-like clothing on a beach in Nice , southern France , were widely shared on social media and sparked fresh public debate on the issue.

by | August 29, 2016 | 01:06

What's more, obviously, by the throat, according to the way this gathering of people filled every last bit of that little, damp with sweat field, with every syllable of Downie's layered lyrics. "We were all informed of some sad news that he had a really tough form of brain cancer", Vedder continued. The Tragically Hip's Gord Downie announces he has been diagnosed with inoperable cancer.

by | August 29, 2016 | 01:04

Kenyatta made the remarks at the Tokyo International Conference for African Development ( TICAD ) in Nairobi . Cumulative with investments by Japanese privately owned companies, Abe expects the inflows from his country could top Sh3 trillion ($30 billion).

by | August 29, 2016 | 01:06

Japan, which invested $47 billion on the continent over the past 23 years, wants to connect Africa and Asia through sea lanes, Abe said. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday (August 28) said he was optimistic that a further 30 billion Dollars in investment pledged at the Africa-Japan summit would help optimize African growth and be disbursed in close cooperation with all stakeholders.

by | August 28, 2016 | 05:42

And he turned on Mr Corbyn, widely criticised over his half-hearted approach to the recent referendum campaign, after the left-winger refused to back this stance. The MP for Islington added: "The Scottish party is not going to split off from the United Kingdom party". In their letter the members say: "We believe that Owen Smith MP has the qualities and experience needed to deliver a Labour victory in a General Election".

by | August 28, 2016 | 05:44

No casualties resulted from the rocket that landed in Sderot but five Palestinians were reportedly wounded as a result of the IDF airstrikes. According to the Israeli army, 14 rockets have been fired into Israel in 2016. "Talking to people in Israel , they still don't trust President Erdogan, and though I think Russian Federation can see some advantages to cooperating with Turkey in certain areas, particularly in terms of terrorism against some of these jihadist groups, I don't think ...

by | August 28, 2016 | 05:38

At least fifteen civilians were killed when regime forces dropped barrel bombs on Aleppo on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitoring group, said. Turkey's incursion into Syria is deepening tensions between two major US -backed groups, potentially setting up a conflict that could undermine Washington's efforts to eradicate the Islamic State's presence in Syria.

by | August 27, 2016 | 03:47

Hussain later apologized in a statement, saying he was under mental stress during the speech. "I will continue to focus on improving my health in line with the Coordination Committee's suggestions", the statement read, adding that the party leader was "under acute stress" due to back-to-back "incidents", upsetting news and working on party business day and night.

by | August 27, 2016 | 03:42

The 13 killed included seven students, three police, two security guards and a doorman. After the attack ended a few women students, some of them terrified and weeping, were escorted out of the campus at dawn by policemen. Around 1,000 students are enrolled there. "We were scared but also we wanted to be educated", he said. The university also has regional branches in Mazar-e-Sharif, Herat and Qandahar, which the university has said will operate normally, even while the Kabul campus is ...

by | August 26, 2016 | 00:26

Duterte warned that the Abu Sayyaf could not kill their Norwegian hostage Kjartan Sekkingstad because they were paid P50,000 for his supposed release last July. Last week, the Abu Sayyaf posted a video on social media showing Almodovar speaking in Tausug and pleading for help from Sulu Gov. Abdusakur Tan II to help him pay the ransom.

by | August 23, 2016 | 02:30

At a press conference later in the day, Mr Kerry said it was important that South Sudan allows in the 4,000 troops under the Protection Force Brigade. "We have not rejected it or accepted it". South Sudan has been troubled nearly since the day it gained independence from Sudan in 2011. World powers and regional states have struggled to find leverage over the warring factions in South Sudan, despite US and European sanctions on some military leaders and African threats of punitive actions.

by | August 23, 2016 | 02:31

Seven passengers died on the spot while three died in hospital. While 17 of the injured have been shifted to DGH-Khammam hospital, three have been taken to Bhavani hospital. Two cranes were brought in to pull out the bus from the canal. Police have reached the spot and rescue operations are ongoing. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu expressed grief over the accidents and spoke to the Collectors of East Godavari and Chittoor districts over phone to enquire about the incidents, a ...

by | August 22, 2016 | 01:26

On Day 3, he would visit the Gulf Coast to survey the damage. Why? Because Kanye West said so. Catastrophic flooding - described by the Red Cross as being the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy - has left thousands of people without homes.

by | August 22, 2016 | 01:24

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Thursday nominated the state's inspector general to serve as interim attorney general until November's election, temporarily replacing Kathleen Kane , who resigned the post earlier this week after her conviction for perjury.

by | August 21, 2016 | 00:44

It also denounced the Houthis, who are responsible for most of the remaining casualties, for recruiting child soldiers , and for indiscriminately shelling populated areas. Despite the reported attacks, Saba said that "thousands" of people demonstrated in Sanaa in support of the rebels and their allies, forces loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

by | August 21, 2016 | 00:36

The militants seized the district of Khanabad, which connects Kunduz to Takhar and other northern provinces, in the early morning, with heavy fighting ongoing in several other districts, the officials said. The insurgents have not commented on the situation so far, the media outlet noted. Khan Abad resident Abdul Satar said hundreds had fled their homes amid the fighting.

by | August 21, 2016 | 00:36

Consumerfed and Kerala State Beverages Corporation had earlier introduced self-service liquor outlets in Kochi and Thiruvanananthapuram. They can register the product of their choice online and collect it from the nearest Consumerfed outlet by producing the bill and paying a fee.

by | August 20, 2016 | 01:15

Note: This article has been corrected to reflect that Trump's first intelligence briefing is Wednesday, not Tuesday, as originally stated. The briefing serves as an introduction to a world that is insular and closed off. Both Christie and Flynn have been advising Trump's campaign. Trump, the billionaire developer, has proven loose-lipped on the campaign trail. "She can't keep anything private", he said.

by | August 20, 2016 | 01:14

Various sources put the child death count at 10 to 50, scores are said to have been injured. The conflict in Yemen pits the internationally-recognized government backed by the Saudi-led coalition against the Shiite rebels, who captured the capital in September 2014.

by | August 19, 2016 | 00:32

The memo, which was signed by Conway and 15 other GOP pollsters, argued that "most Americans don't believe deportation is a viable policy" and that there is an "overwhelming consensus" for "some kind of legalization" for people in the United States illegally.

by | August 19, 2016 | 00:32

Pogba, 23, missed United's 3-1 win at Bournemouth last Sunday due to a suspension carried over from last season's Coppa Italia, but his lack of match fitness meant he was unlikely to have featured anyway. The team yes, and the fans too. In his news conference on Thursday, the United manager added that Pogba needs time to understand the way his side plays, but the team's style of play will not change drastically to accommodate the midfielder.

by | August 18, 2016 | 02:23

The Arlingtons said they'll deliver food to people's homes and to the 50 shelters that are now housing residents. She will leave Friday to help with the efforts in Louisiana. She said, "We have a responsibility to get out there and help". "We are still very much in an emergency, search-and-rescue response mode for much of the Florida parishes ", Mr.

by | August 18, 2016 | 02:24

FILE - In this July 1, 2016, file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures during the "Assumption of Command" of new Police Chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa at Camp Crame, Philippine National Police headquarters in suburban Quezon city, Philippines.

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:43

According to several reporters that were ringside during the bout, the third round, which had to be stopped repeatedly by the referee because of bleeding on Nikitin's face, was also clearly won by Conlan. Irish boxer Michael Conlan has personally contacted Vladimir Putin demanding some answers after his controversial exit from Rio 2016 . There was no immediate comment from the AIBA .

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:44

Japan's Kenzo Shirai, who missed out on a medal on his signature floor exercise event on Sunday, won bronze with 15.449. Ri, 31, is the second North Korean man to win an Olympic gold in gymnastics, after Pae Gil-su on the pommel horse at the 1992 Barcelona Games.