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by | April 11, 2018 | 15:29

He said the most heartfelt moment he witnessed was when Madikizela-Mandela smuggled one of her grandchildren onto Robben Island. Winky Boy who moved to Johannesburg from the Eastern Cape in the 70s said he was one of Madikizela-Mandela's neighbours in Orlando West, where he still lives today.

by | April 11, 2018 | 15:12

Syria's state-run SANA news agency said the missile attack on the T4 military air base in Homs province had resulted in a number of casualties. usa ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said before the vote that her delegation had tried hard to incorporate Russian proposals in the draft that would not compromise the impartiality of investigation.

by | April 11, 2018 | 15:08

Alberta is willing to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline outright should Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd walk away from its planned expansion of the crude oil line, Premier Rachel Notley said on Tuesday. For New Democrats, the UCP's leader did nothing to get a pipeline to tidewater while he was in federal government and the party belittles a climate plan that secured Trans Mountain approval.

by | April 11, 2018 | 15:10

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has appeared before congress in the United States to answer questions about the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal and data security at the social network. Zuckerberg said that the company was committed to that."And in general, unless law enforcement has a very clear subpoena or ability to get access to information, we're going to push back on that across the board", he added.

by | April 11, 2018 | 15:01

In the same period, the Congress party's income fell by 14 per cent (Rs 36.20 crore), from Rs 261.56 crore to Rs 225.36 crore. The source of income as declared by the political parties is grants, contributions and donations. BJP , as declared to ECI, could not spend their funds while INC overspent them. The maximum expenditure for BJP during FY 2016-17 was towards Election/ General Propaganda which amounted to Rs 606.64 cr followed by expenses towards Administrative Cost, Rs 69.78 ...

by | April 11, 2018 | 14:24

US Vice President Mike Pence will make the trip in Trump's stead, Washington said. On Monday, Trump warned of a quick and forceful response as soon as the identity of those responsible for the poison gas attack was established. The Security Council also rejected a counter resolution drafted by Russian Federation on investigating the use of chemical weapons in Syria . This is the 12th time Russian Federation has used its veto power at the council to block action targeting Syria.

by | April 11, 2018 | 14:22

Obama said in 2012 that if Assad used chemical weapons against his people it would cross "a red line" and trigger USA military action. "This should have been done by other presidents and they've decided they didn't do it", Trump said. "We're close to finishing a deal with South Korea, which was a terrible deal", he said. Trump also talked about the recently renegotiated free trade agreement between South Korea and the USA, saying he think it's going to be "a very fair deal".

by | April 11, 2018 | 14:16

That son of a bitch". According to the statement, the explosive was implanted near the fence during rallies near the fence. Israel pledged disciplinary action on April 10 over a soldier's leaked video showing an army sniper targeting a Palestinian across the Gaza border fence to profane praise from an onlooker, but deemed the shooting itself to have been exemplary.

by | April 11, 2018 | 14:16

The Syrian regime and its ally Russian Federation have rejected claims of a chemical attack, with President Vladimir Putin warning against any "provocation and speculation on this matter". Mr Nebenzia told US Ambassador Nikki Haley: "The threats you are proffering that you're stating vis-a-vis Syria should make us seriously anxious, all of us, because we could find ourselves on the threshold of some very sad and serious events".

by | April 11, 2018 | 14:12

They say the pair ran off, but were later found by K9 officers and arrested . The body of a burglar stabbed to death during a bungled raid on a pensioner's home has been released back to his family by a coroner. One suspect, armed with a screwdriver, forced the homeowner into his kitchen when he discovered them, while his accomplice went upstairs, the force previously said.

by | April 11, 2018 | 13:55

His remarks come as the government prepares for the summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on April 27 at the truce village of Panmunjeom. He stressed that the North should not be rewarded just for agreeing to dialogue, and that the global community should stick to this policy. South Korea and Japan have also locked horns over Seoul-controlled islets in the sea between the two countries called Dokdo in the South and Takeshima in Japan.

by | April 11, 2018 | 13:58

The fund will have six professional managers who will act as intermediaries to ensure "a fully market-oriented approach", according to EIF Chief Executive Pier Luigi Gilbert . US Venture capitalists have invested only around €6.5 billion in Europe since 2016, compared to around €40 billion invested across the Atlantic. "Investing EU money in pan-European venture capital funds-of-funds is a confidence-building signal that aims to attract private money back into the European VC system".

by | April 11, 2018 | 13:42

The deployment is a federal initiative that will be managed by the state, a hybrid known as Title 32. "Our American way of life hinges on our ability as a Nation to adequately and effectively enforce our laws and protect our borders", Trump's memo says.

by | April 11, 2018 | 13:39

A Myanmar court on Wednesday refused to dismiss the case against two Reuters journalists , who were arrested on December 12 under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, 1923. However, the army has repeatedly claimed the Rohingya men were "terrorists", but has not presented any evidence to back up the allegation. Wa Lone referred to the sentencing of the soldiers as he was being directed back into the police van following the hearing.

by | April 11, 2018 | 13:24

Similarly, a competing draft - penned by Russian Federation - which would have established the mechanism for one year as well but would have given the Security Council the responsibility to assign accountability for the use of chemical weapons in Syria, was also not adopte.

by | April 11, 2018 | 13:23

This latest warning from Russian Federation came during UN Security Council meeting where an inquiry into the chemical attack failed to pass. His statement comes nearly exactly a year after he fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack against civilians.

by | April 11, 2018 | 13:21

The OPCW said it had asked Syria to make the necessary arrangements for the deployment of a mission, and this coincided with a request from Syria and Russian Federation to investigate the alleged chemical attack. The Foreign Secretary said the move was "hugely disappointing" and accused Russian Federation of "holding the Syrian people to political ransom by supporting a regime responsible for at least four heinous chemical attacks against its people".

by | April 11, 2018 | 13:22

Javadekar, while addressing the press on the issue, said steps would be enacted to prevent such incidents in the future. After the leak that was discovered in last week of March, the Class XII economics paper will now be re-conducted on April 25 across India.

by | April 11, 2018 | 13:23

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (10 April) sent out another powerful missive in support of filmmakers across India. A three-judge bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. It is this opposition that forced the filmmakers to decide against the release of the film in Punjab for the time being. Amarinder said he had also taken note of the Akal Takht's ban on the film.

by | April 11, 2018 | 13:03

As the showdown between Russian Federation and the United States got underway, Moscow's Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia accused the United States of "planting this resolution" as a "pretext" to justify action against Syria and "taking yet one more step toward confrontation".

by | April 11, 2018 | 12:57

Syria in turn accused the United States, then Israel, of attacking an air base in Homs early Monday , with both countries denying involvement in the attack. In another moment, the local media put in evidence the preparation of civilian extras and chemical weapons on the part of extremists to film and later show this as if it were a real attack on civilian population.

by | April 11, 2018 | 12:45

Nella notte appena trascorsa diversi missili hanno colpito la base aerea di Tayfur , a sud di Aleppo. Potrebbe trattarsi della prima delle " importanti decisioni " contro il regime di Bashar al-Assad, promesse ieri dal presidente americano Donald Trump dopo il presunto attacco con armi chimiche di Douma , nella Ghouta orientale, del 7 aprile scorso.

by | April 11, 2018 | 12:31

The joggers, walkers, dog owners and other Brooklynites who frequent Canarsie Park are shaken up by the whole ordeal, according to Clouden, who noted many women use the park. That's what made me think it was a doll'. Mr Clouden called cops later on in the evening when he returned to the park to walk his dog and the horrific reality dawned on him that it was a body.

by | April 11, 2018 | 12:26

The suspected chemical weapons attack late on Saturday killed at least 60 people, with more than 1,000 injured at several sites in Douma, a town near the capital, Damascus, according to a Syrian aid organization. Twelve council members voted in favor of the US -drafted resolution, while Bolivia joined Russian Federation in voting no, and China abstained. "This resolution is the bare minimum that the council can do to respond to the attack", USA ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley ...

by | April 11, 2018 | 12:25

A maxillary bone dated as 205 million-year-old has been depicted to belong to one of the most important animals of all time, a prehistoric aquatic reptile, according to an global team of paleontologists. sikanniensis , the Lilstock specimen is about 25% larger", said Lomax. Mr Lomax said: "As the specimen is represented only by a large piece of jaw, it is hard to provide a size estimate, but by using a simple scaling factor and comparing the same bone in Shonisaurus sikanniensis , the ...