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by | February 18, 2019 | 14:32

Jafari also warned Pakistan , Saudi Arabia and the UAE for backing terrorism in Pakistan. Meanwhile, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi called on his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif and said that his country is ready to cooperate to investigate the attack.

by | February 18, 2019 | 14:06

Martin walked out after fatally shooting Wehner, Parks and Josh Pinkard , family members and authorities said. Beyer, 47, of Yorkville, was a mold operator and union chairman at Pratt. "It's a shame that mass shootings like this have become commonplace", said the Aurora mayor, Richard Irvin, at a press conference on Friday evening.

by | February 18, 2019 | 13:52

The meeting took place at a hotel in Singapore, and marked the first face-to-face meeting between a North Korean leader and US President. "He said, "I have nominated you, respectfully, on behalf of Japan". I'll probably never get it. Nominations for the highly-esteemed worldwide prize are due every February. Trump said on Friday that Abe had made the nomination and had given him a copy of the five-page letter he had sent to the Nobel nominating committee in Oslo.

by | February 18, 2019 | 13:34

The Vande Bharat Express's initial trip from New Delhi to Varanasi was successful. Officials said the braking system could not cope with the speed of the train and so the on-board mechanical engineers chose to put a halt to the train and engaged in a complete check.

by | February 18, 2019 | 13:27

As per details, the crown prince after having breakfast at Prime Minister house, discussed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with Prime Minister Imran Khan . "China is the largest buyer of Saudi crude, and Saudi Arabia's other largest clients are all Asian: India, Japan, South Korea", said Dorsey. MBS was embraced by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and powerful army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa as he stepped onto a red carpet flanked by an honour guard at a military airbase near ...

by | February 18, 2019 | 13:29

The Vatican said Saturday that Pope Francis has defrocked disgraced former USA cardinal Theodore McCarrick . McCarrick had been removed from public ministry and resigned his cardinal's position last summer after the Archdiocese of NY judged as credible an allegation that he abused an altar boy in the 1970s.

by | February 18, 2019 | 13:24

The paramilitary troops were killed on Thursday as explosives packed in a van ripped through a convoy transporting 2,500 soldiers in the disputed Himalayan region, the deadliest attack in a 30-year-old armed conflict. US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Friday telephoned called Indian counterpart Ajit Doval and expressed his condolences for the Pulwama terror attack.

by | February 18, 2019 | 13:27

The seven lawmakers were: Luciana Berger, Leslie, Angela Smith, Gavin Shuker, Chuka Umunna, Mike Gapes and Ann Coffey. She added she has become "embarrassed and ashamed" to be in the Labour party over the party leadership's failures over Brexit , anti-Semitism and a culture of bullying.

by | February 18, 2019 | 13:21

Especially since Mr Trump's announcement he would pull USA troops out of Syria has left allies confused. "Or will it once more strengthen the capacity of Iran and Russian Federation to exert their influence?" "If these cars are viewed as a threat to USA national security then we are alarmed".

by | February 18, 2019 | 13:17

The former acting director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has become the first public official to publicly confirm United States government officials held meetings to discuss the option of removing Donald Trump from the presidency in the days after James Comey was sacked.

by | February 18, 2019 | 12:58

May's allies believe she has just nine days left to save her strategy before members of Parliament run out of patience and step in to take over the process in a vote scheduled for February 27. May herself was not in the Commons to hear the result on Thursday. Her aides fear defeat will undermine her negotiations. Members of the pro-Brexit ERG group of Conservative lawmakers are threatening to oppose the motion because it acknowledges that parliament voted on January 29 to approve a symbolic ...

by | February 18, 2019 | 12:55

The Saudi Embassy in Islamabad announced on Friday that non-pilgrimage visit visa fees for single entry has been lowered from SR2,000 ($533) to SR338, while the fee for a multiple-entry visa has been reduced from SR3,000 to SR675. Muscat: Pakistan expects to receive $50 billion in foreign investment as a result of Prime Minister Imran Khan's visits overseas, the Government confirmed.

by | February 18, 2019 | 12:42

Three U.S. military cargo planes delivered several dozen more tons of food assistance to Cucuta. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for nationwide protests next week to support volunteers planning to travel to the border with Colombia to bring in USA humanitarian aid, the latest flashpoint in the country's political crisis.

by | February 18, 2019 | 12:27

Some anguished over rescheduling weddings, exams and other milestones. Nigeria postponed voting just one week before it was due to be held at the last election in 2015, citing security concerns linked to the Boko Haram insurgency. "We recognise the frustrations of many Nigerians, including those involved in the delivery, supervision and observation of the election and those who travelled considerable distances to exercise their democratic right to vote".

by | February 15, 2019 | 07:48

She said she had heard that Amira Abase, one of the two girls she fled to Syria with, was still alive. Despite the fact her two other children had already died in the Islamic State, the teenage extremist said "no I don't regret" joining the Caliphate, and even appeared to express her regret the Islamic State was collapsing.

by | February 15, 2019 | 07:16

CRPF officials told IANS the bus was the main target of the militants and was destroyed fully while another CRPF vehicle was partly damaged. Talking exclusively to AIR News, Director General of CRPF, R R Bhatnagar said , the convoy of the force having almost 2500 personnel was moving from Jammu to Srinagar and one of the buses was extensively damaged due to the blast in Pulwama District.

by | February 15, 2019 | 06:57

Such a move, bypassing Congress and redirecting funds previously approved by lawmakers for other purposes in order to construct the wall, likely would spark a court battle, as it is Congress and not the president that mainly decides how federal funds get spent under the U.S.

by | February 15, 2019 | 05:28

But the only time the governor mentioned Trump's name was to praise him. President Donald Trump said that California should return the $3.5 billion it spent on a bullet train project that appeared to be abandoned by new Gov. One of the nation's most powerful Republicans signaled an openness to Newsom's announcement. But in a series of tweets posted Tuesday , Newsom also indicated support for the entirety of the project.

by | February 15, 2019 | 05:25

AIPAC, which has received free publicity due to Omar's controversy, apparently did not hesitate to seize the chance to raise even more funds. "Americans of all political stripes must reject this transparently cynical effort by President Trump and Congressional Republicans to stifle and intimidate" diverse voices.

by | February 15, 2019 | 04:02

Wednesday. "It was not just a lark gone bad". Toronto police said a suspect was taken into custody upon showing up at the police station Wednesday morning. Leslie said the police are continuing their investigation into the incident. Col. David Hopkinson, the spokesman of the Toronto Police Service, said no one was injured in the incident.

by | February 15, 2019 | 03:58

The presidential campaign of Atiku Abubakar has received a boost following his endorsement by two presidential candidates who stepped down their ambition for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate. Conflicting death tolls are not unusual in Nigeria , although the authorities often issue lower numbers. Atiku Abubakar is the main challenger of the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress, APC , in the February 16 presidential election.

by | February 15, 2019 | 03:52

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is calling for America's European allies to join it in withdrawing from the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal and stop efforts he said are created to evade U.S. European Union policy chief Federica Mogherini, a key player in the Iran nuclear deal , will also not attend the two-day conference due to scheduling issues, an European Union official said, although Pompeo will travel to Brussels on Friday to meet with her.

by | February 15, 2019 | 02:42

The troops killed belonged to the Guards' 14th Imam Hussein Division, the Tasnim news agency reported, listing their names and their ages, which ranged from 21 to 52. Iran has sought the co-operation of Pakistan in recent cases involving Jaish al-Adl as well. Prince Mohammed is due in Pakistan, a major recepient of the kingdom's largess, in the coming days.

by | February 15, 2019 | 02:14

The government, however, says asylum seekers on Manus and Nauru have adequate health care, with 60 medical staff employed on rotation on the islands. Shorten said the government's tactics would not work this time. David Coleman, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs at Sydney's International Airport, Sydney, Australia, on November 21, 2018.

by | February 14, 2019 | 03:42

State news agency TASS calls the situation a " mass invasion ". Russian Federation classifies polar bears as an endangered species and shooting them is illegal. He said sea ice can shift dramatically in the area depending on a variety of factors. Another local official, Zhigansha Musin, said he has has been on the island since 1983 and never seen such a large influx of the beasts.

by | February 14, 2019 | 03:27

Officers salute a procession as the remains of slain Detective Brian Simonsen are removed from Jamaica Hospital Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in the Queens borough of NY. "Friendly fire aside, it's because of the actions of the suspect that Simonsen is dead", the police commissioner said. He added: 'The store has been robbed before but nothing as bad as this'.

by | February 14, 2019 | 02:57

Prime Minister Scott Morrison before losing the vote on Tuesday night. Changes to Australia's border policy have passed through parliament, as the government warns this will lead to more illegal boat arrivals. Independent MP Kerryn Phelps and Greens leader Richard Di Natale have also predicted several hundred asylum seekers could qualify for transfer and treatment.

by | February 14, 2019 | 02:48

Witt's former colleagues", the indictment said. Similarly, Iran can proceed in its legal bid to recover frozen assets seized by the US, the International Court of Justice in The Hague ruled on Wednesday. -Iranian citizen who is identified as "Individual A" in the indictment hired Witt to be her assistant on an anti-American propaganda film. "She chose to turn against the United States and shift her loyalty to Iran", said Jay Tabb, the FBI's executive assistant director for national ...

by | February 14, 2019 | 02:32

For the first time in years, images of the elusive African black leopard have been caught on film, by wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas in Kenya. In the paper, Pilfold and his team explained how they set up eight cameras around the Loisaba Conservancy after staff members were alerted about possible sightings of a black leopard.

by | February 14, 2019 | 02:27

As a result, during the country's brief disconnect, the Internet service disruption may not be noticeable. The move would be part of an experiment to see whether its cyberdefenses could manage an attack from a foreign power, according to Russian outlet RBK .

by | February 14, 2019 | 01:08

Three people were found dead outside the house and two were found inside, officials said. Officials identified the victims to KHOU as Carlos Delaney, 74, Linda Delaney, 72, their daughter, Ashley Delaney, 27, her husband, Randy Horn , 54, and their 15-month-old daughter, Ranley.

by | February 14, 2019 | 00:58

Robert Berry said at a press conference Tuesday. Javier de Silva was arrested on February 12, a week after the suitcase was found in Greenwich. Her body was found stuffed in a suitcase and bound hand and foot. Autopsy results are still pending, say police. "I'm paranoid, mommy. I'm getting anxiety attacks.' She was having a hard time talking". "She was scared, very frightened", her mother Norma Sanchez told the Rockland/Westchester Journal News last week.

by | February 14, 2019 | 00:42

He wants to silence your voice so Republicans don't have to explain why they are climate change deniers. The Green New Deal was introduced with great fanfare last week, as dozens of members of Congress gathered for a news conference to roll out the sweeping new initiative aimed at weaning the USA completely off fossil fuels over the next decade.

by | February 13, 2019 | 04:12

Japan Times reports that the two ships came closest to Mischief Reef, a feature in the eastern Spratlys, which has been a site of major land reclamation and construction by the Chinese. Monday's operation was the second in the South China Sea reported by the US Navy this year. Top US officials arrived in the Chinese capital on Tuesday ahead of high-level trade talks as the world's two largest economies attempt to hammer out a deal ahead of a March 1 deadline and avoid another escalation ...

by | February 13, 2019 | 03:25

A BBC cameraman has been "violently attacked" at a Donald Trump rally by a MAGA hat-wearing supporter of the US President . Shouting "f*ck the media", the Trump supporter at last night's rally blindsided BBC camera operator Ron Skeans with two hard shoves , Skeans says.