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by | January 08, 2019 | 18:42

Nearly all politicians from major parties have had their personal information stolen and leaked, with the exception of the far-right AfD . The German government has described the mass publication of partly sensitive data of politicians, parties and celebrities as a "serious attack".

by | January 08, 2019 | 17:17

Twenty primary school students in Beijing have been injured in an attack at their school by an unidentified man, say officials in China . The attacker, originally from northeastern Heilongjiang province, had been detained by police and an investigation was under way, state television said.

by | January 08, 2019 | 16:30

The incident took place in the Kohistan district of Badakhshan province, Afghanistan this afternoon. It was not clear why the shaft collapsed, but the provincial governor's spokesperson Nik Mohammad Nazari said the miners were not professionals.

by | January 08, 2019 | 15:55

Amid growing concern over the plight of the migrants, some of whom have been at sea for more than two weeks, the European Commission earlier this week called on EU member states to admit them. "The situation is becoming more unstable every day, the level of stress is rising", added Franck Doerner, a doctor on board, via a video message. The number of migrant deaths in the central Mediterranean Sea also decreased significantly, falling from 2,258 to less than half that, or 1,058, in the ...

by | January 08, 2019 | 11:15

Pompeo's trip. The official also said that the United States has no plans right now to facilitate Arab forces going into Syria. Netflix complied, explaining in a statement that it removed the episode "only in Saudi Arabia after we had received a valid legal demand from the government - and to comply with local law".

by | January 08, 2019 | 09:12

However, he added officials were still assessing the results of the strike to confirm his death. USA forces carried out an airstrike in Yemen on New Year's Day targeting an Al Qaeda operative suspected of having involvement in the deadly 2000 attack on the USS Cole , a military official confirmed Friday.

by | January 08, 2019 | 08:07

The anonymous tipster said Black and another person, identified in court as "L.W.", shot at the family's vehicle after mistaking it for another one. Lee Merritt , an attorney for the Barnes family, told CBS News another suspect had also been arrested.

by | January 08, 2019 | 04:04

Taiwan's leader, President Tsai Ing-wen has also appealed for global solidarity to protect the country's democratic values, as she rebuffed President Xi's call that Taiwan "will and must be" reunified with China. Mr Cho Jung-tai, a consensus candidate backed by major party figures, took 72.6 per cent or 24,699 of the ballots cast by party members, according to Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA).

by | January 08, 2019 | 03:28

The date of her court appearance has not been set yet. The boy on top of the vehicle being driven by his mother. He also questioned why drivers had captured footage rather than alerting his wife. According to news.com.au, there were two other children in the auto at the time of the incident. It's believed the mother was unaware the child was on the roof of the moving auto until it was pointed out to her by other drivers.

by | January 08, 2019 | 02:24

Pyongyang is believed to be trying to gain the backing from China to promote negotiations with Washington, which have been mired in a stalemate against a backdrop of the Trump administration's growing scepticism about Kim's intention to give up nuclear weapons.

by | January 08, 2019 | 02:18

The bank president has traditionally been an American chosen by the USA administration, but some of the multilateral lender's 189 member countries could mount a new challenge with alternative candidates. Kim said details about his new job would be released at a later date. Kim's unexpected departure almost three years before his term was set to expire is likely to set off a fierce battle between the Donald Trump administration and other countries which have complained about the influence ...

by | January 08, 2019 | 02:10

Demonstrations continued on Sunday when several hundred female members of the movement held their own protest at the Bastille monument. Officers fired tear gas to prevent protesters crossing the river and reaching the National Assembly. For Macron's government, it was the scenes of violence that marked the day, as protesters clashed with police on the Seine riverside and a pedestrian bridge.

by | January 07, 2019 | 23:48

A family of five from MI was killed by a suspected drunk driver headed the wrong way on a highway in Kentucky . The southbound pickup truck being driven in the northbound lanes struck the family's sport utility vehicle at 2:30 a.m.in Lexington, Ky ., authorities said.

by | January 07, 2019 | 22:10

On Thursday evening, the White House issued a veto threat against the legislation ahead of the expected House vote. "A wall is an immorality between countries". "Without a wall you cannot have border security", the president continued after allowing the officers to make statements to the press. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall.

by | January 07, 2019 | 21:44

Obiang Ondo Kelly, commander of the Republican Guard, read out a statement saying the military has seized control of the government. Obiang is now on the run, "but we will soon have him", Mapangou said . This was in reference to deadly riots that kicked off after President Bongo was declared the victor of the disputed elections in Gabon . Shots were also heard around the state television offices in the centre of the city around the same time as military vehicles blocked access to the ...

by | January 07, 2019 | 18:38

The Prime Minister has warned she could cancel MPs' recess and force them to sit at weekends as she ramps up plans to get her Brexit deal through by March 29. "The coming days will show if this government is made of the right stuff". Emily Thornberry said her party would be happy to "go back to the people" if it won power at a snap general election but failed to get its own Brexit plans through.

by | January 07, 2019 | 18:03

Earlier, Mallya had sought a stay on the hearing on ED's plea to declare him a fugitive economic offender, but was turned down by the special PMLA court and subsequently by the Bombay High Court . "I can not understand how my extradition decision and my settlement offer are linked in any way", he had tweeted on December 10 a year ago. "He fled with Rs 9,000 crore of the country's money", he alleged.

by | January 07, 2019 | 16:53

Egypt has seen mass trials of suspected opponents of Sisi's regime, which overthrew Egypt's first democratically-elected government in a bloody military coup in 2013. "Whenever there is a minority trying to impose their extremist ideology we have to intervene regardless of their numbers", he told CBS , according to the excerpts.

by | January 07, 2019 | 16:32

Campgrounds at Joshua Tree closed at noon Wednesday, officials said, citing health and safety concerns over vault toilets that are near capacity. The former director of the National Park Service Jonathan Jarvis said it's like leaving the Smithsonian open unattended.

by | January 07, 2019 | 16:04

Soon after assuming his role as prime minister of Pakistan after a landslide victory of his political party in July past year, Imran Khan gave priority to establishing a cordial relationship with both the UAE and Saudi Arabia. The Crown Prince, who is on a day-long visit to the country after almost 12 years, was received by Mr. Khan upon his arrival at Nur Khan airbase in Rawalpindi, Dawn reported.

by | January 07, 2019 | 15:17

Last week, U.S military officials said a precision USA airstrike in Yemen's Marib governorate Tuesday targeted al-Badawi, one of six al-Qaida operatives convicted of the bombing and a fugitive on the FBI Most Wanted Terrorists list. During this period he spent time on the Federal Bureau of Investigation most wanted list and carried a bounty of $5 million (Dh18.37 million) on his head.

by | January 07, 2019 | 15:13

His abdication is a first for Malaysia since the country gained independence from the United Kingdom more than 60 years ago. The palace said in a statement that the 49-year-old ruler had resigned as Malaysia's 15th king with immediate effect, cutting short his five-year term.

by | January 07, 2019 | 11:13

Friends of Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Mutlaq Alqunun, 18, claim she was nearly forced onto a flight from Thailand back to Kuwait despite seeking asylum in Australia. The UNHCR said asylum seekers can not be returned to their country of origin if their life is under threat. She told The Daily Mail, "When I came to Thailand someone told me that he will help me to get a visa for Thailand in the airport".

by | January 07, 2019 | 10:26

In contrast to what is happening in Iraq, where the Iraqi judicial authorities sentenced more than 300 members of the extremist group, including 100 foreigners to life imprisonment or death, the Kurdish authorities and their local allies in Syria refuse to prosecute captured ISIS fighters while they only prosecute the extremist group local members without carrying out the death penalty.

by | January 07, 2019 | 09:56

In a letter to Nangaa on Saturday, CENCO president Mgr Marcel Utembi said that, given the delay, "if there is a popular uprising it would be the responsibility of the CENI". China "lauded the manner in which elections were conducted", the report said, and said a statement should not be published before the results. This could be Congo's first peaceful, democratic transfer of power since independence from Belgium in 1960.