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by | December 01, 2017 | 15:44

Drone strikes near Pakistan-Afghanistan border region have increased ever since the U.S. President, Donald Trump, announced a new policy for Afghanistan-South Asia in August this year. USA officials have always been frustrated by what they see as Pak's reluctance to act against groups that they believe exploit safe haven on Pakistani soil to launch attacks on neighbouring Afghanistan.

by | December 01, 2017 | 15:37

The plan would cut the total amount of land in the state's red rock country protected under monument status from more than 3.2 million acres (5,000 square miles) to about 1.2 million acres (1,875 square miles). Obama created the Bears Ears monument a year ago after tribal leaders and environmental groups clamored for protection of about 1.3 million acres of land considered sacred by Native Americans .

by | December 01, 2017 | 14:54

United Kingdom negotiators have reportedly made a proposal to their European Union counterparts, opening the door to a possible transition deal for when Britain leaves the EU being agreed by January 2018. Five members of the Brexit select committee, four Conservatives and one DUP MP, voted to reject the report's publication. The role of both Irish nationalist and pro-British unionist parties from Northern Ireland in the Brexit talks has been hampered by their failure to restore the ...

by | December 01, 2017 | 14:47

According to the trends avaliable at 11:30 am, the BJP is leading in as many as 13 of the total 60 wards of Ayodhya Faizabad. Amethi local body election result ensured the victory for BJP by defeating Congress . "We are working for all, irrespective of caste, creed and religion and that has been accepted by the people". "Today's results (in UP) have only reaffirmed it", he said.

by | December 01, 2017 | 11:26

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders later told reporters: "As the President just said, 'Rex is here.' There are no personnel announcements at this time". "Pompeo's approach to Iran will definitely cause friction, but if he is more inclusive about overall decision-making and do more to engage with career officials, he will still be an upgrade over Tillerson", said Ilan Goldenberg, a former State Department official now with the Center for a New American Security.

by | December 01, 2017 | 11:08

The maverick billionaire earlier this year offered on Twitter to build the battery farm, and completed it last week to narrowly beat his self-imposed deadline of having it ready in 100 days. Premier Jay Weatherill is due to visit the battery site - alongside the Hornsdale windfarm near Jamestown in the state's mid north - tomorrow, to mark its official opening on the first day of summer.

by | December 01, 2017 | 09:16

Li told reporters that both China and Russian Federation will play a constructive role to "strengthen communication and coordination on global affairs, and cement cooperation within multilateral frameworks including the SCO". Last week, Kumar had said Swaraj will have bilateral meetings with several leaders on the sidelines of the summit. The SCO has China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan as its full members.

by | December 01, 2017 | 09:09

A 10-member Imperial Household Council of lawmakers, royals and supreme court justices, chaired by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , agreed on the timing on Friday. The abdication law did not address the problem of the future of the ageing, shrinking imperial family and the related issue of whether women should be allowed to ascend the throne.

by | December 01, 2017 | 08:21

Soldiers rushed to the scene after an explosion followed by heavy firing was heard at the hostel of Agriculture University Peshawar . Initial reports said five people were injured in the attack that triggered a quick operation by police commandos, FC and Pakistan Army.

by | December 01, 2017 | 08:16

Brown went on to say she did not want her granddaughter to deal with sexism and gender inequality in the workplace. "It was sexual harassment, violation.my body, propositioning me, inviting me to hotels with the guise of discussing business, propositioning me for sex", she said .

by | December 01, 2017 | 05:07

Kathryn Steinle, 33, died in her father's arms when she was shot on July 1, 2015, while they and a family friend were strolling along Pier 14 in the city's tourist-friendly Embarcadero district. San Francisco's "sanctuary city" law bars local officials from cooperating with federal attempts to deport those in the country illegally, and the city had released Garcia Zarate from custody despite a federal detention request.

by | December 01, 2017 | 04:23

Palestinian leaders, Arab governments and Western allies have long urged Trump not to proceed with the embassy relocation, which would go against decades of USA policy by granting de facto US recognition of Israel's claim to all of Jerusalem as its capital.

by | December 01, 2017 | 03:40

The tragic end to the rescue operation came following a gruelling two-week hunt for ARA San Juan , which vanished on November 15. He also told television channel TN the government had been too slow to say the water entering the sub caused it to short circuit, which the navy confirmed on Monday.

by | December 01, 2017 | 02:08

Given the climate of male politicians refusing to resign from positions or races when accused of sexual harassment or assault several times , Nessel makes her promise because it is somehow not an expectation for politicians to not abuse their power in the form of harassment or coercion.

by | December 01, 2017 | 01:47

Bangladesh is the second and final leg of one of the most politically fraught trips of Francis' papacy, where his outspoken concern for refugees has been tempered by sensitivities on the ground. "Vatican diplomacy is not infallible, " Greg Burke, Holy See spokesman, said in response to the criticisms. He is expected to meet with Rohingya refugees before he leaves for Rome on Saturday.

by | December 01, 2017 | 00:59

Trump also retweeted a video of a Muslim man "destroying a statue of Virgin Mary". She says she had not discussed with the president how it could impact his relationship with British Prime Minister Theresa May . It is important to mention here that this is the same administration that waited for days to condemn white attackers multiple times since assuming power in January .

by | December 01, 2017 | 00:40

Under the agreement made public on Thursday, Manafort would be permitted to travel among Florida, New York and Virginia, where he has homes, and Washington D.C., where he must make court appearances. The agreement, they wrote, "will permit Mr. Manafort to conduct his business and mount his defense of this case". He's now surrendered three identifications, however the new documenting uncovers that his significant other Kathleen Manafort will turn over her global ID also.

by | December 01, 2017 | 00:39

A magnitude 4.4 quake reported in Dover, Delaware, was felt throughout New Jersey - with some taking to social media to feeling the rumble in New York City. Social Media lit up with people reporting feeling the shaking for miles around Philadelphia and South Jersey. The initial reading was a 4.4-magnitude quake, and USGS later downgraded it to a 4.1-magnitude.

by | December 01, 2017 | 00:31

During a news conference on Wednesday afternoon, Miller said authorities have conduced more than 100 interviews, and have followed more than 140 leads in the search for Mariah. on Monday morning, and he seemed to be carrying something "limp" in his hands. If you have any information about this investigation, the Onslow County Sheriff's Office urges you to call them at 910-455-3113.

by | December 01, 2017 | 00:09

Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh reported the highest incidence of rape with 4,882 cases (12.5%) and 4,816 (12.4%), respectively, followed by Maharashtra with 4,189 cases (10.7%) during 2016. The NCRB has also introduced several new sections to its annual Crime in India report this year; publishing data on 19 metropolitan cities with a population of over 2 million, data on missing persons & children, Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN), and arms seizure.

by | November 30, 2017 | 22:50

A cold front will slip through overnight with little fan fair! It will be dry for the evening commute. High temperatures should warm into the middle 60s. Saturday will be a better day due to more sunshine, but Sunday should be nice as well. A shift in the wind direction, cooler air and a few added clouds should be it for tomorrow ( Wednesday ) morning.

by | November 30, 2017 | 21:47

The attack apparently set off rocket sirens in the Israeli town of Sderot and other communities surrounding the Gaza Strip. Just over two hours later, local residents in Gaza reported hearing further Israeli air strikes on the Strip. Meanwhile, the Israeli army said in an official statement sent to the press that the Israeli artillery shelling on Gaza militants' posts was a response to mortar shells from there.

by | November 30, 2017 | 21:14

This summit, which will be marked by the participation of more than 5300 delegates, will also see the participation of 83 heads of State and government representing 55 African countries and 28 European countries, as well as delegations of the invited countries, of AU Commission, EU Commission as well as global, regional and sub-regional organizations.

by | November 30, 2017 | 20:46

The Americans, he said, "should explain to us all what they're after". Gabriel also told reporters that he had no information about reports that the White House planned to replace Tillerson, noting that he had already scheduled another meeting with Tillerson for next week.

by | November 30, 2017 | 19:40

An Israeli military spokesperson said the shooting was carried out as self-defense. On May 18, an Israeli settler shot and killed a 23-year-old Palestinian during a protest in Huwwata, to the south of Nablus . When Mr Odeh refused, one of them shot him, Mr Daghlas added. Ghassan Daghlas told the Associated Press that Mr Odeh had been at work when a group of settlers trespassed onto his land and then ordered him to move.