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by | September 04, 2018 | 13:12

Militants must be "cleaned out" of Idlib province in northwestern Syria, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday at the start of a visit to Damascus, according to Fars News. Tehran has provided steady political, financial and military backing to Assad as he has fought back a seven-year uprising. Moscow repeatedly raised concern that such a false flag attack could serve as a pretext for the USA and its allies to carry out airstrikes on Syrian government targets, which ...

by | September 04, 2018 | 12:48

Rodriguez could then be seen running around to the passenger's side of the vehicle, where she grabbed the infant's auto seat and took off running across a busy street. According to the DPS, the woman had outstanding warrants and fled after a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop. In her determination to get away, she continued even after the front tyres of her cars were burst by a stinger device deployed by police.

by | September 04, 2018 | 00:04

The case is seen as an attempt to muzzle reporting on last year's crackdown by Myanmar's security forces on the Muslim Rohingya minority in Rakhine state and likely to fuel further worldwide outrage a week after the army was accused of genocide, AFP said.

by | September 03, 2018 | 23:01

Rio's fire chief Colonel Roberto Robaday said the firefighters did not have enough water at first because two hydrants were dry. The destruction of the building, once a palace for emperors that had fallen into disrepair, was an "incalculable loss for Brazil", President Michel Temer said in a statement .

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:59

Lula's left-wing Workers' Party (PT) nevertheless registered him as its presidential candidate for the October 7 vote, given his seemingly unbridled popularity among supporters. 31, 2018. He vehemently denies the accusations and has dismissed the charges as a political plot aimed at preventing him from standing in the elections.

by | September 03, 2018 | 18:26

The newspaper says people saw police and sheriff's department cars arrive at the Del Mar Racetrack about 6:40 p.m. Sunday. The concert drew a crowd so large the area to the west of the grandstand was filled to capacity. Just before 7.30pm, the Del Mar Racetrack tweeted: 'The situation has been contained. Deputies engaged and returned fire. Twitter videos were shared showing TVG's on-air coverage of a race at the track and an announcer could be heard shouting "there is gun fire at the track".

by | September 03, 2018 | 17:52

The lawyers, based in Minneapolis, could not immediately be reached by Reuters for comment. The company says it offers a "one stop" shopping experience to over 300 million active customers in China , with same- and next day-delivery as standard.

by | September 03, 2018 | 17:40

Russian Federation accused Ukraine of assassinating the separatist leader, Alexander Zakharchenko , to try to unleash a renewed war in eastern Ukraine, but Kiev said it had nothing to do with the blast and blamed separatist infighting.

by | September 03, 2018 | 16:57

Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were arrested in Yangon in December under the Official Secrets Act for allegedly possessing top-secret documents. The case has sparked an outcry among the worldwide community as an attempt to muzzle reporting on last year's crackdown by Myanmar's security forces on the Muslim Rohingya minority in Rakhine state.

by | September 03, 2018 | 14:43

According to a statement by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the government of Pakistan, the newly-appointed Pakistani foreign minister, for his part, said Tehran and Islamabad have potential for strengthening the already strong bilateral relationship, adding that the two sides have stood by each other in hard moments.

by | September 03, 2018 | 11:36

President Museveni on arrival held bilateral talks with his Kenyan counterpart, Mr Uhuru Kenyatta , on issues of mutual interest between the two countries. "The reality is that Chinese debt as a percentage of total African debt is still relatively small", said Kenny Fihla, Standard Bank's chief executive for corporate banking.

by | September 03, 2018 | 11:28

In January, the Pentagon suspended almost $1 billion in aid to Pakistan for what Defense Secretary James Mattis and other top officials said at the time was Islamabad's failure to take on the Haqqani terrorist network. Blaming the previous PML-N government for the existing state of bilateral ties with the US, Qureshi said, "The last government had no engagement, no dialogue [with the US administration] ...

by | September 02, 2018 | 22:41

Trump came under public pressure to acknowledge the former Vietnam prisoner of war and longtime senator after initially releasing only a short tweet of condolences and lowering the White House flag for less than 48 hours instead of waiting to raise it to full-staff until McCain's body is interred, as is protocol.

by | September 02, 2018 | 21:27

Patten was charged via a criminal information , which is a document that prosecutors use when a defendant waives an indictment. Patten and Konstantin Kilimnik , another Manafort associate, launched what is believed to be "Company A" in 2015.

by | September 02, 2018 | 13:48

Bush recalled how he and McCain spoke of that "intense period like football players remembering a big game". Trump was also known to disparage the multi-decorated veteran, calling him a "dummy" and saying he was "not a war hero". Bush and Democrat Barack Obama praised McCain for making them "better" leaders and embodying the virtue of placing country over party, the stunning contrast between the unifying ceremony and an outcast Trump only highlighted the astonishing state of U.S.

by | September 02, 2018 | 07:12

Then Vice President Joe Biden delivered a heartfelt eulogy for his longtime friend. "And so let me say to all those gathered and his beloved family, on behalf of a grateful nation, we will ever remember that John McCain served his country and John McCain served his country honorably".

by | September 01, 2018 | 22:50

And on Wednesday, in response to Wilders' cartoon competition, thousands of demonstrators in Pakistan condemned the Dutch politician. Most Muslims believe in a total prohibition of visual representation of the prophet, regardless of whether they are positive or negative in nature.

by | September 01, 2018 | 22:27

May is on a charm offensive in Africa, looking to sign trade-agreements for a post-Brexit Britain. Britain will ensure that Kenya retains its duty-free quota-free access to the United Kingdom market, she said. "There has been a comparative decline in the UK's visibility in many parts of the continent over the last decade, just as many other states, including France, Turkey, China and Japan, have been upgrading their Africa engagement", wrote the London-based Chatham House thinktank.

by | September 01, 2018 | 21:31

Earlier this year, Ramaphosa announced an ambitious investment drive that aims to generate at least 100 billion us dollars in new investment over the next five years. We have recognised that these policies may prove hard for foreign multinational companies to navigate. The current arrangement is valid until 2025, but Trump has already shown in dealings with Mexico, China and Canada that he is not averse to ripping up existing trade agreements he sees as undercutting America, or simply to ...

by | September 01, 2018 | 21:21

To thank him for his generosity, McClure set up a GoFundMe page and encouraged people to donate so Bobbitt would no longer have to live on the streets. On Monday, McClure and D'Amico appeared on " Today ", telling Megyn Kelly that about $150,000 was left, Fallon said. "From what I can see, the GoFundMe account raised $402,000 and GoFundMe charged a fee of approximately $30,000", Bobbitt's lawyer Chris Fallon told CNN on August 25.

by | September 01, 2018 | 21:00

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained in Iran for over two years on spurious spy charges was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after being found unconscious in her prison cell. "I wasn't expecting it at all when it was mentioned two weeks ago", she was quoted as saying by the campaign. Beyond that, she is a prisoner of conscience who has been unjustly jailed and must be released immediately and unconditionally.

by | September 01, 2018 | 18:54

Trump's remarks cast doubt on the longevity of an agreement struck this summer with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, meant to stave off a broader trade war between the USA and Europe after the United States president imposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminium earlier this year.

by | September 01, 2018 | 15:28

According to the report, Manning can appeal the decision, but past precedent suggests that the decision will not be overturned. Ms Manning had been working as an intelligence analyst in Iraq. The section of the act gives the department, and its minister Peter Dutton, discretionary powers to refuse visas if they deem someone is not of "good character".

by | September 01, 2018 | 12:45

The Wall Street Journal said the talks had concluded with no agreement and that Trump was expected to notify Congress of plans to proceed with a Mexico-only trade pact. "We'll only agree to a deal that's good for Canada". "With good will and flexibility on all sides, I know we can get there". Mr. Trump wrote, confirming that the accuracy of the report about his comments.

by | September 01, 2018 | 09:41

Tens of thousands of Palestinian children returned to United Nations-run schools after the summer holidays on Wednesday, though major USA cuts have thrown their funding into jeopardy beyond next month. Peter Lerner, a retired Israeli lieutenant colonel who served for years as a spokesman for the Israeli military, said he was particularly anxious by a report that the White House is considering curtailing UNRWA's operations in the West Bank, where Israeli and Palestinian security forces have ...