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by | January 21, 2018 | 07:40

Addressing the AK Party's annual provincial congress in western city of Kutahya, Erdogan said an operation in Manbij in Syria will come after Afrin because "promises made to Turkey have not been kept". In Ankara , there is mobility as the head of the Turkish Armed Forces is at the General Staff and heads the operations. "Syria completely denies claims by the Turkish regime that it was informed of this military operation", a foreign ministry source told state news agency SANA.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:42

North Korea took up Moon's invitation to participate just before the Olympics start because it aims to open a hole in the web of sanctions imposed by the global community and escape from its isolation. The momentum toward strengthening sanctions on North Korea must not be lost just because of a heightened mood of reconciliation prompted by the Winter Olympics.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:40

Johansson said women have been "conditioned" to need approval from men and told the crowd: "For me, moving forward means time's up on the female condition". "This year it's about strength", said Diane Costello, 67, a retired teacher and member of Moms Against Violence, a group that advocates for gun control, said as she marched through Manhattan.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:15

On Monday, Pakistan said four of its soldiers were killed during Indian firing along the Line of Control (LoC). In today's meeting, Foreign Office's South Asia Director General Dr Faisal handed over a protest letter to the Indian deputy high commissioner.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:03

The shutdown lasted 16 days and furloughed hundreds of thousands of federal workers. Bernie Sanders - the independent Vermont senator aligned with Democrats - described the president's decision to end protections for " dreamers " as "Trump's self-made crisis".

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:03

And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation. Trump said Democrats aren't for securing the border or stopping the flow of drugs, but are for taking money away from the military. Trump's denial was supported in separate appearances on Sunday news programs by Republican senators Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:57

She next faces fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina , who had a 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 win over Katerina Siniakova. "First set, I thought I had everything under control". "These are professional athletes", he said. "We want it to stay an outdoor event as long as possible but at the same time ensuring that the health and wellbeing of players is taken care of".

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:51

The line of argument began over the weekend, after GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham apparently confronted Trump in the meeting after the " shithole " remark, and that comes from his own account. And Trump's assertion that America should instead bring in more people from countries, such as Norway, which is overwhelmingly White. Ironically, Trump's habit of spewing racist bile has come back to bite him.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:29

Manchester United have reportedly opened discussions with goalkeeper David de Gea over a new contract to fend off fresh interest from Real Madrid . With Madrid just about winning everything available to them last season, it's come as a shock to see them fail to extend that into a period of continuous dominance.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:21

Reports later emerged in USA media that Mr Trump had asked during the meeting: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" "I want them to come in from everywhere", Trump told reporters . "Did you see what various senators in the room said about my comments? ". Durbin, Cotton, and Perdue were in an Oval Office meeting with four other senators to discuss a bipartisan effort to protect immigrants who have participated in the Obama-era Deferred Action for ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:19

Dr King's daughter, Bernice King, also criticised Mr Trump . Some participants and others familiar with the conversation said Trump challenged immigration from "shithole" countries of Africa and disparaged Haiti as well. "But I can not believe that in the history of the White House, in that Oval Office , any president has ever spoken words that I personally heard our President speak yesterday".

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:19

Officials say Arceneaux has not been caught and is considered armed and risky. The Colorado Springs Police Department is asking people to stay away from the area near Vickers and Union, and has a perimeter setup at Downhill, Tuckerman, Vickers and Union.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:19

Turkey's offensive against the Kurdish-held Afrin region of northwestern Syria has further complicated the thorny relationship between Ankara and Washington. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that officials were consulting Russian Federation and Iran about the use of airspace for the operation, CNN Turk reported .

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:16

Demonstrators gathered in the predominantly Kurdish city Thursday to send a message to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey has been staunchly opposing US cooperation with the SDF, as the group is made up mostly of militants from the People's Protection Units (YPG), a group Turkey considers terrorist for its links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:07

That timid quarterback is still in the Vikings uniform and the Philadelphia Eagles hard-hitting defense must make him reveal his true self. The last two times the Eagles went to the Super Bowl, the Eagles beat the Vikings along the way.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:02

Last February, the president said during a press conference at the White House that he was "the least anti-Semitic person you've ever seen in your entire life". The president's reportedly harsh comments about Africa and Haiti angered Democrats and were also condemned by a number of Republicans - throwing some doubt on Congress' willingness to make an immigration deal with the White House at this time.

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:52

Turk News reported on Thursday that Turkish forces units and factions from the Free Syrian Army had tactically coordinated to "clean" the Syrian city of Afrin from Kurdish YPG forces. The PYD - or Democratic Union Party - is the political branch of the YPG. Russian Federation controls the airspace over Afrin. "We hope this mistake will be corrected in the shortest time", armed forces chief of staff Hulusi Akar said.

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:44

Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA), a member of the House Ethics Committee who has positioned himself as a leader in fighting sexual harassment, used taxpayer money to settle his own sexual misconduct case, according to a report in the New York Times on Saturday.

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:39

Bush's final year in office. The measure, the lowest since Gallup began tracking it worldwide in 2007, signals an 18-point drop from a year earlier, when 48 percent approved of the national influence under former President Barack Obama.

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:32

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach confirmed the North Korean competitors would take part in five sports, including a unified women's hockey team. South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said that the countries could hopefully reschedule a visit soon. North Korea's planned involvement in Pyeongchang is viewed as a sign of easing tensions over its nuclear and missile programmes.

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:04

Reports said that Turkish fighter jets carried out 11 raids on the villages of Ain Dikneh, Mariamin, Tal Rif'at, Kafr Jannah, Maranaz and villages in the vicinity of Afrin in the northern countryside of Aleppo . The operation is carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights based on global law, UN Security Council's decisions and self-defense right under UN charter, said the military.

by | January 21, 2018 | 02:50

Furthermore, the two countries will form a unified Korean women's hockey team with a dozen players from North Korea . International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach gave that approval Saturday, announcing that 22 athletes had been cleared to compete in three sports and a total of five disciplines.

by | January 21, 2018 | 02:33

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute issued a Code Red, the most severe weather warning, for large parts of the country, and said wind gusts had reached 140kph in the southern port of Hoek of Holland. Trains were also taking a battering, with many delays and cancellations. By midday on Thursday, at least 25 lorries had been tipped over by wind gusts on highways, Dutch traffic control agency VID reported.

by | January 21, 2018 | 02:24

The senator from Arizona said Trump's remarks came in reaction to an element of the deal that would reallocate the visas given out in a lottery to immigrants who are now in a protected status, like Haitians and the dreamers. Trump's first wife Ivana Trump told Good Morning Britain that the president was not racist . Afterward Trump insisted in a tweet that he "never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously , a very poor and troubled country".

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:56

The row broke out after Republican and Democratic lawmakers visited the President in the Oval Office on Thursday to work on a proposal for an immigration deal. This is not the first time Trump has responded to charges of racism and prejudice. "I'm telling you, he did not use that word", Mr Perdue told This Week.