by | October 20, 2018 | 18:27

Clegg, who held the position in the British parliament with former British PM David Cameron between 2010 and 2015, will replace Elliot Schrage , a Facebook veteran who held the position for almost a decade. "I hope to use some of those skills in my new role", Clegg wrote in a public post on the platform. "I find the messianic Californian new-worldy-touchy-feely culture of Facebook a little grating".

by | October 20, 2018 | 16:19

Railway officials also said they were unlikely to compensate the family of the dead as they were not passengers. It was also the responsibility of the local superintendent of the police who deployed police officials to escort the VVIPs, Sidhu, sources said.

by | October 20, 2018 | 15:31

Akbar had alleged political reasons behind the allegations against him, pointing that they came ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. After Ms Ramani named him, more women posted their stories against MJ Akbar . On Wednesday, Akbar resigned as minister of state for external affairs following a spate of accusations of sexual misconduct levelled by several women against him.

by | October 20, 2018 | 15:30

The public prosecutor said 18 people have been detained in connection with the case, without identifying them. Saudi Arabia will now begin a full investigation of the incident, with a deadline of one month to produce a report. Eighteen Saudi citizens have been arrested over links to Khashoggi's death, according to the news agency. Turkish police searched a forest on Istanbul's outskirts and a city near the Sea of Marmara for Khashoggi's remains, two senior Turkish officials told Reuters.

by | October 20, 2018 | 14:51

Prosecutors say Khusyaynova ran an operation funded by a Russian oligarch whose aim was to "spread distrust towards candidates for USA political office and the US political system" by bombarding social media with divisive messages on issues from immigration to gun control to the National Football League anthem protests.

by | October 20, 2018 | 13:00

Asked whether Saudi sanctions were one of the measures he was considering, Trump said, "Could be, could be", though he provided no details. "I do." He hailed the new information as a good "first step". ambassador from Saudi Arabia. On Capitol Hill, lawmakers including Trump ally Sen. Saudi Arabia's admission comes after Turkish authorities widened their probe on Friday, searching a forest in Istanbul where the body might have been dumped and interviewing the consulate's staff.

by | October 20, 2018 | 10:47

Friedman's push picked up steam in May after the Trump administration moved the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem over the vehement objections of the Palestinians, who claim the eastern part of the holy city as the capital of an eventual state.

by | October 20, 2018 | 10:03

An increasingly desperate search is under way in the United States after a Wisconsin teenager went missing and her parents were found murdered. "We have teams ready to respond at a moment's notice when a tip comes in", Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said.

by | October 20, 2018 | 09:43

He set a February 8 sentencing date for the tax and bank fraud charges on which Manafort was convicted. Paul Manafort , the onetime Trump campaign chairman, arrived in court on Friday for a hearing about his sentencing date in a wheelchair .

by | October 20, 2018 | 08:48

Khashoggi, a prominent journalist and royal court insider for decades in Saudi Arabia, had written columns critical of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the kingdom's direction while living in self-imposed exile in the U.S. Khashoggi's death, and we offer our deepest condolences to his family, fiancée, and friends". It also differs considerably from other reports of how Khashoggi died.

by | October 20, 2018 | 05:49

Yet, Warren felt the need to use her Native American heritage to secure some perceived access and privileges that she thought a minority status confers. As the sole Native American, Warren became the "first woman of color". Throughout my childhood, I witnessed many incidences of racism - whether they were directed at me, my sister, or my father.

by | October 20, 2018 | 03:00

He repeated his party's criticisms of the EU's Irish border backstop position. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that she still believes it's possible to conclude a "good and sustainable" agreement with Britain before its departure - but stressed Germany also is preparing for the risk of a no-deal departure.

by | October 19, 2018 | 11:45

Some hope to eventually enter the United States to escape violence and poverty. Cooperating with the US on strict border policies has been met with a serious backlash in Mexico and contributed to the election of incoming-President Andres Obrador.

by | October 19, 2018 | 11:15

During the one-year process of withdrawing from the UPU, the Department of State "will seek to negotiate bilateral and multilateral agreements" that resolve "problems" described in the August 23 presidential memorandum signed by President Donald J.

by | October 19, 2018 | 10:34

A poll of likely voters released by CNN ahead of the debate showed Cruz leading his Democratic challenger by 7 percentage points. Cruz took note of the more aggressive posture from O'Rourke, who had been hesitant to attack Cruz while portraying himself as a unifying figure who could bring Texans together, and made reference to O'Rourke's declining standing in the polls .

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:24

In a brief televised message, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said he had dispatched his intelligence chief and other senior officials to Kandahar to investigate the shootings. Two Americans were wounded in the cross-fire and they have been medically evacuated. Raziq took over as Kandahar's police chief after his predecessor, Khan Mahammad Mojayed, was killed in a suicide attack in 2011.

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:10

When the child did not turn up at the father's house he assumed the mother changed her mind. This all happened at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, October 17. When Deputies arrived they viewed video surveillance and observed a black female arrive at the residence in a white passenger vehicle. The suspect in the video was observed running toward the front door of the residence while lifting the child in the air by one arm.

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:00

The president said he would get a "full report " from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the diplomat's return from meetings with Saudi and Turkish leaders and that he'd then know the truth. "We encourage Turkish-Saudi collaboration and look forward to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia conducting a thorough, credible, transparent, and prompt investigation , as announced.

by | October 19, 2018 | 08:56

Mr Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi government who has written for the Washington Post , was last seen walking into the consulate on 2 October. But late Monday evening - after Turkish authorities placed high iron barriers in front of the consulate - a motorcade of six cars drew up and Turkish police and prosecutors entered the premises.

by | October 19, 2018 | 08:52

Speaking about her pets during her engagement interview with Prince Harry , she said: "I have two dogs that I've had for quite a long time, both my rescue pups". Harry and Meghan were inundated with gifts, including many presents for the baby who is due in the northern Spring. Meghan shows off her Australian Football League (AFL) skills.

by | October 19, 2018 | 08:50

Many British business leaders fear a no-deal Brexit would be devastating to the economy because it could lead to the imposition of stiff tariff and non-tariff barriers by the European Union, which is the U.K.'s biggest trading partner. Although the summit had been billed as a "moment of truth", when a deal must be finalized to allow an orderly exit by Britain on March 29, the moment of truth has been delayed.

by | October 19, 2018 | 08:44

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan , Duchess of Sussex meet a local surfing community group, known as OneWave , raising awareness for mental health and wellbeing. Meghan continues to display sartorial diplomacy on her royal tour, by wearing an outfit by an Australian fashion label for her day in Melbourne.

by | October 19, 2018 | 08:43

John's, lining up outside a Tweed-branded store owned by Canopy. Bruce Linton, the head of marijuana grower and store Canopy Growth , made the sale to Power. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made legalising the drug a 2015 election promise in a bid to take the market away from organised crime. The Canadian federal government as well as many provinces have been cautious, starting with limited stores and products, including no edibles for a year, and tight control over supply.

by | October 18, 2018 | 15:37

A commentary on North Korean state media has described USA sanctions as a hostile policy and called for them to be lifted in light of no nuclear tests and missile launches. They will also separately discuss a planned joint bid to host the 2032 Olympics and a show by North Korean performers in Seoul , the statement said.

by | October 18, 2018 | 13:55

Sexual harassment cuts across party lines: On Monday, the leader of the Congress Party's student wing quit after misconduct allegations against him emerged. Akbar's lawyer Sandeep Kapur said the legal battle would commence from Thursday and the veteran journalist-turned-politician would press for the prosecution of scribe Priya Ramani against whom he filed the defamation complaint when he was the minister.

by | October 18, 2018 | 13:12

Both sides in Brexit talks were hoping that a deal on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union, including the Irish border question, would be agreed by mid-November in time for it to be ratified by European Union members and for MPs at Westminster to vote on it.

by | October 18, 2018 | 11:10

The Orthodox Church split from the Catholic Church in 1054. Russia also said it had to protect ethnic Russians ahead of its military intervention in Ukraine in 2014. In the end, he said, they agreed that Estonia would have a church under Constantinople and a diocese under the Moscow Patriarchate. Moscow has voiced fears over possible clashes during any dispute over control.

by | October 18, 2018 | 10:42

There are now thousands of Honduran immigrants marching north through Guatemala and Mexico with the United States in their sights, but House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) still thinks President Donald Trump's plan for a border wall is about his "manhood".

by | October 18, 2018 | 09:57

Col. Seth "Jethro" Nehring. The exercises run until Friday, with USA fighter and transport planes training with about 30 Ukrainian aircraft. An American pilot died when a Ukrainian air force plane went down during a training exercise on October 16, officials said .

by | October 18, 2018 | 09:00

Teen gunman kills 19 and injures 40 in Crimea, RussiaBy Lena Reece Thursday 18/10/2018Vladislav Roslyakov killed 19 people in 15 minutes. Russia's Investigative Committee said on Wednesday that a fatal attack on a college in Crimea was a case of mass murder not terrorism and named 18-year-old student Vladislav Roslyakov as its chief suspect in the rampage.

by | October 18, 2018 | 08:58

The Israeli army registered a rocket launch from the Gaza Strip that resulted in a siren in the city of Beersheba going off. The Palestinian rockets that triggered Israel's response fell on the city of Beersheba, which is located approximately 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Gaza and is the largest city in southern Israel, with a population of around 200,000 people.

by | October 18, 2018 | 07:26

This enraged traditionalists, including supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), with thousands protesting in the days before the scheduled opening on Wednesday afternoon. They said they will circulate it and make sure she never comes there again. "Ayyappa needs to be respected". Saritha S Balan of The Newsminute, Pooja Prasanna of Republic , Radhika Ramaswamy of CNN-News 18 and Maushumi Singh of India Today were attacked today while ...

by | October 18, 2018 | 06:59

The closure of Nassib in 2015, when it was overrun by Syrian rebel factions, cut a crucial transit route for billions of dollars of goods and had serious economic repercussions across the region. The Israeli-occupied Golan Heights is a part of Syria that was captured in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed in 1981 in a move that was not internationally recognized.

by | October 17, 2018 | 06:35

The remarks come despite Britain, one of America's closest allies, accusing the Kremlin of being behind the poisoning of Sergei Skripal, a Russian double agent, in the United Kingdom earlier this year. "I don't think it's a hoax". Naming China a currency manipulator would set off bilateral talks required under the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 -intended to encourage China to adopt policies to correct undervaluation.

by | October 17, 2018 | 05:59

Islamic State-West Africa Province (ISWAP) kidnapped its latest victim -Hauwa Mohammed Liman - alongside two other IRGC aid workers during an attack on a Nigerian military facility in March. We issue an urgent plea for their lives. "ICRC Director of Operations met with the Vice President of Nigeria to discuss the plight of the hostages and severe challenges faced by humanitarian workers in north eastern Nigeria in September".