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by | February 16, 2017 | 01:10

In the report released on Monday, nine chemical attacks had taken place between November 17th to December 13th, and among the fatalities were four children. The report calls on the UN Security Council to impose sanctions, though such a measure is unlikely, as Russian Federation, a permanent and veto-bearing member of the Security Council, has allied itself with the Assad regime.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:13

Rouhani's tour excludes regional kingpin Saudi Arabia - the Islamic Republic's key rival. "Heading a high-ranking delegation, Rouhani is to leave Tehran for Muscat on the first leg of his tour at the invitation of Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said", Iranian president's deputy chief of staff for communications and information, Parviz Esmaeili, said on Monday, Press TV reported.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:08

With 695 members of the European Parliament present, the agreement was ratified after three hours of sometimes loud debate by a vote of 408-254, with 33 abstentions, reported the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Canada's national newscaster.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:09

The next round of Syria peace talks in Geneva is expected to begin next week, on February 23 , the United Nations announced Monday. News of the delay came after Russian jets on Tuesday pounded rebel-held areas in the southern city of Deraa for a second day in response to opposition gains.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:08

This is how they have been treating people in Kashmir", another local said, wishing anonymity. However, security officials said that there were no restrictions imposed in the rest of the Valley. Seven people died - four militants, two soldiers and a civilian - during a 12-hour gun battle in Indian-controlled south Kashmir's Kulgam district that ended Sunday morning.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:11

They also agreed to expand military coordination during the operation against militants from Daesh and other extremist groups in Syria. "Today, around 08.40, during airstrikes against Daesh targets [in Syria], Russian combat planes accidentally hit a building hosting Turkish servicemen taking part in Euphrates Shield operation".

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:51

The man was arrested under a 1947 Austrian law that made it illegal to promote Nazi ideology. "It is definitely not a carnival joke or an art project, the young man knows exactly what he is doing", he added. Austria's parliament voted in December to buy the three-storey house where Hitler was born, which the government has rented since 1972 to control how it is used.

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:48

Two said Flynn even urged Russian Federation not to overreact. According to USA officials who have reviewed intelligence reports and diplomatic cables, Kislyak requested a phone call with Flynn when news of the impending sanctions began to leak.

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:45

As president, Steinmeier would enjoy little executive power and would be considered an important moral authority. The 61-year old Social Democrat was an outspoken critic of Donald Trump during the United States election calling him a "preacher of hate".

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:47

Earlier on Sunday, the prosecutors probing the scandal said they would question Lee again after discovering additional evidence. Lee Jae-yong, the chief of South Korea's largest company, Samsung Electronics, has been questioned by prosecutors for a second time.

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:47

The steady growth of the Guelph and area population may seem obvious to anyone living in or visiting the city. Forty years later, this proportion declined to 23.2 per cent. At that time, 3.5 million people lived in Canada. As of the May 10, 2016 census tally, Winnipeg's CMA-as defined by StatsCan-boasted a population of 778,489, up from 2011's count of 730,018.

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:49

Savinova joins a long list of Russian athletes who have been punished for their part in the country's state-sponsored doping programme. That will include the Olympic and world titles a silver medal from the Moscow world championships and a gold medal from the 2010 European championships.

by | February 10, 2017 | 02:15

Shares of Nordstrom fell immediately following the tweet but bounced back a half an hour later, trading up about 0.10% late-morning. US President Donald Trump has tweeted that Nordstrom , which made a decision to stop selling Ivanka Trump's clothing and accessory line, has treated his daughter "so unfairly".

by | February 10, 2017 | 02:13

From the beginning of 2015, China imposed a total ban on the use of executed prisoners' organs for transplantation, Huang said, describing the process as "an arduous journey". Dr. Torsten Trey told the BBC that there is no reason to trust China's claim that it has ended forced harvesting of executed prisoners without proper due investigation.

by | February 10, 2017 | 02:09

The long-awaited encounter between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump will take place in Washington next week, the prime minister's office announced Thursday. With the orders included in his mandate letter to Freeland - instructions that a House of Commons committee is questioning for the unprecedented manner in which they make Freeland the de-facto trade minister for the U.S.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:42

President Erdogan pressed Trump not to support the Syrian Kurdish fighters, and to "stand with Turkey" against Gulen's network of supporters, the news agency said. However, the battle for Al Bab has proved the toughest yet of the Turkish incursion, with the army suffering increasing casualties and Mr Erdogan complaining Ankara has been left alone.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:42

Unmarried partners could be entitled to a "survivors pension" following a landmark Supreme Court ruling today. "The Local Government Pension Scheme (Northern Ireland) pays survivors pensions to co-habitees if certain criteria are met". Denise Brewster, who was denied payments from her late partner's occupational pension, argued that she was the victim of "serious discrimination". This involves filling out a form, to be signed by both partners.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:45

The mission documented 3,512 casualties among children, including 923 deaths and 2,589 wounded. Most of the casualties (61 percent) were caused by armed groups like the Taliban and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS).

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:45

The white paper adds that the relaunched body will be tasked with getting more homes built across all tenures, "put in infrastructure to help unlock housing capacity and attract small builders and new players to diversify the market on a sustainable basis".

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:45

The Congress will be contesting in 105 seats and the Samajwadi Party will be contesting in 298 seats out of the 403 assembly seats. "I will campaign [for the alliance] from tomorrow". Yadav was seated far from his cousin and Rajya Sabha member, Ramgopal Yadav, who allied with Mr. Akhilesh Yadav to wrest control of the party. However, Mr.

by | February 07, 2017 | 01:16

FOXA measures an EPS growth for 2017 at a rate of 11.33% that consequently shows an EPS growth of 10.30% for the past five years, and an EPS growth of 12.61% for the following five years. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.

by | February 06, 2017 | 01:08

Zeid called on the global community for a robust mechanism to address such violence. "My five-year-old daughter tried to protect me, she was screaming, one of the men took out a long knife and killed her by slitting her throat", the woman told investigators.

by | February 06, 2017 | 01:07

Political analysts expect Le Pen to win the first round of France's presidential election, as her two rivals struggle in their own campaigns. "The entire world — it's true for Brexit, it's true for Mr. Her first move, if elected, will be working to spring France from the European Union, and her first trip will be to Brussels to try to extract her country from the euro currency, border agreements and other critical domains.

by | February 05, 2017 | 01:43

But officials said it was a smaller group of protesters dressed in black and in hooded sweatshirts that showed up as night fell to break windows with metal barricades, throw smoke bombs and flares and start a large bonfire outside the building with a diesel generator.

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:52

US President Donald Trump says "nothing is off the table" in terms of a response to Iran's ballistic missile test. Flynn's comments at the White House also included a reference to a suicide attack Monday in which a Saudi Naval frigate in the Red Sear was rammed by Houthi militants whom he claimed were "Iran-supported".

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:52

The petition was started after Trump signed an executive order on Friday putting an end to the country's Syrian refugees programme and banning people from Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Iran, Libya, Somalia and Sudan from entering the USA for 90 days.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:47

Ashley grabbed some cooking oil and get him out by herself. "I like froze instantly", she told CNN about the nightmare event. "Now, believe it or not I'm sitting here in the emergency room with Bart stuck in my fucking ear", Glawe wrote.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:44

According to his report , Stewart "resurfaced at the end of the dive and as the boat was turning around to pick him up, he went back under - and was not seen again". The dive was her brother's third one of the day, she said, noting that he and his instructor had gone down about 70 metres. "The other diver got on board and was struggling to get on board and then fell unconscious", she said.

by | January 31, 2017 | 00:52

While talking to reporters, Mulayam said , "I have always opposed the Congress which has ruled for so long but has done nothing for the development of the nation". Amit Jani and Anil Varma, both SP leaders known to be Shivpal loyalists, have also set up a Shivpal Yadav Youth Brigade and Shivpal Yuvjan Sabha, ostensibly to counter the youth power of Akhilesh Yadav.

by | January 31, 2017 | 00:50

President Trump and King Salman discussed a strategic partnership to fight radical Islamic terrorism and ways to cooperate in regional Middle-Eastern security. under the Obama administration, which focused on clinching a nuclear deal with Iran. Saudi Arabia will boost its participation in the worldwide coalition against Islamic State and other terrorist groups, the Saudi source said .