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by | September 07, 2018 | 15:27

Millions of lives are at risk. Erdogan will also hold bilateral talks with Putin and Rouhani. Trump will chair a UN Security Council meeting on Iran during an annual gathering of world leaders in NY later this month. A handout picture taken and released on September 7, 2018, in Tehran by the Turkish presidential press service shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shaking hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

by | September 07, 2018 | 07:30

President Donald Trump suggested that he has photographs of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey "kissing" special counsel Robert Mueller . But they have dangled written answers as a possibility, and Mueller's team appears receptive to it as an interim measure. Echoing a previous argument, Giuliani said he will only allow Trump to submit to an interview if Mueller promises not to catch him in a "perjury trap".

by | September 07, 2018 | 05:53

Both Pompeo and Mattis arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday for the inaugural Indo-US two-plus-two talks which was finalised during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington previous year. India's trade ties with sanctions-hit Iran and Russian Federation have been a key sticking point between the two sides in recent months. Thursday's meeting was supposed to be held in Washington but was postponed twice by the Trump administration .

by | September 06, 2018 | 23:52

The crash was so violent that one of the boats sank and the other sustained major damage, fire officials said. The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said the Tulare County woman was located downstream of Topock , Arizona , near the California border just on 7.30am.

by | September 06, 2018 | 16:11

Attorneys for Bobbitt have accused McClure and D'Amico of fraud in a lawsuit filed last week and alleged that the couple blew the donated money on personal expenses, including lavish vacations and gambling excursions. It comes a week after Bobbitt revealed there was $A190,000 left with the couple admitting to spending half the cash. Fallon said the amount given to Bobbitt was about $75,000.

by | September 06, 2018 | 15:11

CNNquoted an Afghan official who said his government has information suggesting Haqqani actually died over ten years ago, but his death was concealed by his operatives and the Taliban until now. The Haqqani network was one of several militant groups that operated from the tribal areas along the Afghan-Pakistan border following the US-led military campaign in Afghanistan, which ousted the Taliban in 2001.

by | September 06, 2018 | 15:08

Gordon continued to weaken over central MS and by 4 p.m. CDT (2100 GMT) was about 45 miles (75 km) northwest of Jackson with maximum sustained winds of 30 miles per hour (45 km per hour), the Weather Prediction Center said. A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area. Tropical Storm Gordon has formed and is continuing to strengthen.

by | September 06, 2018 | 13:56

The "circumstances of her death remain unclear", says the BBC . Australian stunner Sinead McNamara , 20, had been working on the six-story Mayan Queen IV , a yacht owned by Mexican mining magnate Alberto Baillères anchored off the Greek island of Kefalonia , at the time of her death on Friday, The Australian newspaper reported .

by | September 06, 2018 | 12:38

But Seoul suspended operations there in 2016 following the launch of a long-range rocket and Pyongyang's fourth nuclear test. Only hours earlier, a South Korean delegation returned from talks with Mr. "Moon and Kim are pushing for a peace declaration to notionally end the civil war". North Korean state media echoed numerous same statements conveyed by officials in Seoul , with language that emphasised denuclearisation as a shared responsibility, not one for Pyongyang alone.

by | September 06, 2018 | 10:51

All through the hearing of the plea, the apex court had been dropping loud hints that indicated relief from the rigour of Section 377 for consensual adult gay sex . The law punishes, in its own words, "carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal". Justice Nariman said, "If you license prostitution, you control it.

by | September 06, 2018 | 07:38

A spokesman for the Labour Party said he could not comment on the agenda of the NEC on Tuesday. Meanwhile the former chief rabbi has repeated his condemnation of the Labour leader, saying Jeremy Corbyn must "recant and repent" over his remarks on Zionism.

by | September 06, 2018 | 05:45

Since then, hundreds of thousands of people are believed to have been killed and millions more displaced by the conflict. "Don't let that happen!" he tweeted . Russian Federation accuses rebels in Idlib of attacking Hmeimim with weaponised drones and insists armed groups in the province must be eliminated.

by | September 06, 2018 | 05:18

Another newspaper, the Times of Israel, also protested Duterte's visit. The Philippines, under President Manuel L. Quezon, reinforced the Commonwealth government's open-door policy to accommodate the Jews who escaped from Europe between 1935 and 1941.

by | September 06, 2018 | 03:41

Indeed, the United Nations' Syria envoy last week described the situation in Idlib as "the ideal storm", with fighting therein expected to cause not only a humanitarian crisis but also further entangle Washington , Ankara and even Jerusalem in the web of destruction.

by | September 06, 2018 | 02:30

Thousands of air passengers in Japan have spent the night stranded in an island airport as Typhoon Jebi created havoc that has led to at least nine deaths, dozens of injuries and evacuation advisories for more than a million people. Japanese broadcaster NHK showed aerial footage Wednesday morning of the boat and a caravan of buses bringing people back from Kansai International Airport.

by | September 06, 2018 | 01:41

Kennedy. With no Republicans on the ticket in Tuesday's primary , Pressley is all but certain to succeed U.S. Representative Michael Capuano , 66. Later during Pressley's victory party, her stepdaughter Cora stood in silence with tears rolling down her face as she listened to Pressley speak. Capuano is now the fourth incumbent to fall in a primary election this year, joining Republican Reps.

by | September 05, 2018 | 22:24

More than three months later, the bottle was found in nearby Amesbury by a local man, Charlie Rowley. Police appealed to the public to share any information on the two men, identified as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov. A European Arrest Warrant has been obtained in case they travel to the EU, however. Both of the Skripals survived, but in what police call a tragic effect of the attack, Dawn Sturgess, a 44-year-old mother of three, died on July 8 after being exposed to the same nerve ...

by | September 05, 2018 | 22:09

Last month Duncan Hunter , a California representative, was charged with the misuse of campaign funds while Chris Collins of NY was indicted for insider trading . Fox News has reached out to the White House for additional clarification, and the Justice Department did not immediately respond. The Democrats are seeking to wrest control of the House of Representatives from the Republicans.

by | September 05, 2018 | 21:57

Responding to Johnson's attack, May's official spokesman said, " Boris Johnson resigned over Chequers. The only legitimate course now is to suspend or revoke Article 50 and call a second referendum offering people a choice between the leave the Brexiteers want and remaining in the European Union on a new deal".

by | September 05, 2018 | 21:49

As part of the ongoing talks, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu held a phone conversation with United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo upon the latter's request and on the same day U.S.'s Syria special representative James Jeffrey was in Ankara for talks on Syria.

by | September 05, 2018 | 13:23

After a portion of the Majerhat bridge collapsed on the tracks, train services along the Circular Railway and Sealdah-Budge Budge line were temporarily suspended as a precautionary measure, Eastern Railway spokesperson RN Mahapatra said. A huge disaster team including four cranes, almost 500 rescue workers, is at the scene and locals are helping to pull people from the wreckage. Majherhat Bridge is located next to the Kolkata Port Trust Hospital and connects Alipore with the rest of ...

by | September 04, 2018 | 17:26

Republicans have said that Democrats have more than enough documents to assess Kavanaugh's record, including his 12 years of judicial opinions as a judge on the U.S. The committee has already read 483,000 documents of Kavanaugh's executive branch service. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on September 4, 2018 .

by | September 04, 2018 | 15:44

Two of Trump's regular critics in the GOP Senate were quick to argue that Trump was trying to politicize the Justice Department. Sen. President Trump interrupted his Labor Day holiday to launch a raging mid-afternoon tweetstorm at Attorney General Jeff Sessions - apparently blaming him for last month's indictments of a pair of "very popular" GOP lawmakers.

by | September 04, 2018 | 14:04

The JMA said strong winds of up to 216 kph could be expected as Jebi hits the Shikoku and Kinki regions, and gusts of up to 162 kph could affect wide swathes of Japan, spanning the Tohoku, Tokai and Hokuriku regions. It will likely make landfall on Shikoku, Japan's smallest main island, or the Kii Peninsula, carrying winds of up to 162km/h, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

by | September 04, 2018 | 13:40

Two Malaysian women convicted of attempting to have lesbian sex in a auto have been caned in a religious court. Latheefa also slammed the Shariah Court for its statement that the caning did not hurt the women and that their privacy was protected as they had separate doors to enter and exit the court premises.