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by | March 06, 2017 | 00:50

The United Nations warned that the alleged use of chemical weapons in Mosul, if confirmed, would be a war crime and a serious violation of worldwide humanitarian law, according to a statement released Saturday. Defeating Isis in Mosul would crush the Iraqi wing of the caliphate declared by the group's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in 2014, over parts of Iraq and Syria.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:47

A non-paper was later presented by de Mistura "which is based on the paper we presented", said Jaafari, adding that "the non-paper will be discussed in light of our amendments". The three opposition delegations also held separate meetings with the United Nations envoy. Despite periodic displays of division, Western diplomats and analysts who had come to shepherd the opposition through the tricky process credited the motley crew of political dissidents and military commanders for holding ...

by | March 05, 2017 | 01:14

Analysts have said either Mr Macron or far-right candidate Marine le Pen are best placed to benefit from Mr Fillon's woes. Le Pen addressed the tweets in 2015 to a French television journalist who had likened her party to the jihadist group.

by | March 05, 2017 | 01:08

He reportedly suffered serious dog bites during the incident on Thursday afternoon. The woman, from Deniliquin, is expected to be extradited from Victoria to NSW to face charges after handing herself in to police at Echuca on Thursday night.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:55

Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. Russian and Syrian jets almost hit US forces in northern Syria on Tuesday when they attacked positions held by Syrian Democratic Forces, a critical American ally in the effort to expel the Islamic State from Syria, the top USA general there said Wednesday .

by | March 03, 2017 | 03:18

The New York Times published a staggering report Wednesday evening on the Obama administration's extraordinary and extensive effort in the waning days of the Obama presidency to preserve and distribute intelligence it had uncovered on Donald Trump's ties to Russian Federation.

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:45

Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. USA forces serving in an advisory role witnessed the Russian and Syrian airstrikes, Townsend said. The general sought to tamp down tensions, saying that "the coalition is encouraged" by the progress against ISIS by the Turkish military and their proxies.

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:43

He also said that a meaningful trade in the region can not take place without better cooperation on transport infrastructure among the member states. The Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said this earlier on February 25.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:41

Jay Y. Lee, Samsung Group's 48-year-old vice chairman and the man slated to take over control of the company, was formally charged Tuesday with bribery in connection with the political scandal in South Korea, according to the Wall Street Journal .

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:38

The change comes one day before a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas is set to hear the latest arguments regarding the law, and one month after the DOJ requested a delay of the hearing. The seven acceptable forms of photo ID under the law include the following: a Texas driver's license; free Texas election identification card (EIC); Texas personal identification card; Texas license to carry a concealed handgun; US military identification card; USA ...

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:38

Washington reacted harshly to a medium-range ballistic missile launch by Tehran late January, saying that it had officially put Iran "on notice" over the test. also has been considering fresh sanctions on the country, while Trump blamed former President Barack Obama's administration of being too easy on Iran.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:51

The founder of the conservative House Freedom Caucus said the Republican Party can not compromise on its promise to fully repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare. "Let it be a disaster because we can blame that on the Dems that are in our room and we can blame that on the Democrats and President Obama", he said ".

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:52

Embiid, who went through a full practice with the Sixers on Thursday, has missed the last 13 games and 16 of 17 due to the knee since injuring it January 20 vs. Hopefully by the start of the 2017-18 season Embiid and Simmons are ready to play together and can leave the injury woes that have plagued the Sixers since 2013 behind.

by | February 27, 2017 | 00:52

Saturday morning. Police said a vehicle fled the scene was described by witnesses only as a dark, four-door sedan. Investigators say the girl and her mother were traveling down a Houston roadway early today when their Honda Accord was hit by a speeding Pontiac.

by | February 26, 2017 | 00:57

The Syrian government delegation's fixation on anti-terrorism issues at the ongoing Geneva settlement talks means shunning away from political transition for the war-torn country, Nasr Hariri, the head of the Syrian opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC), said Saturday.

by | February 26, 2017 | 00:59

At the time of the arrest Williams allegedly tried to throw three bags of cocaine to the floor but he was caught by plainclothes policemen. Racing 92 star Williams and Toulon's O'Connor were stopped in the early hours outside a nightclub near the city's Champs Elysees avenue and found to be in possession of 2g of cocaine, police claim.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:33

The guidance provides clarity on the right of students to not be discriminated against, or bullied due to their gender identity. Rahimian said he thinks DeVos does not understand creating safe environments for students is a nonpartisan issue.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:32

Turkey's military said today that Syrian rebels had taken full control of all of al-Bab, and that work to clear mines and unexploded ordnance was under way. Turkey said forces had entered the center of al-Bab. The areas it leaves behind are often badly damaged in the fighting, and the militants routinely booby-trap building before retreating.

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:50

Roof slowed down in his auto as he approached the church. A Global Positioning System device in Roof's auto showed the device was shut off for two minutes, an indication he stopped his vehicle near the church. Global Positioning System information from Dylann Roof's auto reveals a chilling detail: He stopped at a second SC church after his massacre, reports ABC affiliate WCIV.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:58

Earlier this month, just one day after Jeff Sessions was sworn as Trump's attorney general, the U.S. Department of Justice sought permission to delay a hearing on a motion - filed previous year - asking federal district judge Reed O'Connor to ease a preliminary injunction striking down Obama's guidance on bathroom and shower use in public schools.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:56

Mr Flynn highlighted the fact that Mr Trump is only the third USA president to be given the honour of a state visit and said he was invited too soon in his already highly controversial presidency. Despite the heated discussion, the debate was purely symbolic and will not affect plans for the state visit, expected later this year. "The relationship, the special relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States of America goes beyond any individual that might happen to occupy the ...

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:53

They say the suspect picture we've been showing, came from Libby German's cell phone. Indiana State Police confirmed the man in the photo being circulated by news outlets is their primary suspect. Police released a looped version of the recording. On Monday, February 13th, at approximately 1:00 p.m., the two young girls were let off near the Monon High Bridge, an abandoned rail bridge over Deer Creek to walk around and hang out.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:57

The water-logged levees, which have seen far more rain than in 1997 when they broke in 13 places in South San Joaquin County, have already started to produce issues like sinkholes and boils that are bubbling with dirty water - meaning that the levee is starting to move material through seepage channels which weaken the overall integrity and structure of the levee itself.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:53

Conway's endorsement, which followed a Twitter attack by Trump on Nordstrom, prompted criticism from Democrats and Republicans. For almost two weeks, we're told, the White House kept secret a lie that allegedly originated with Michael Flynn, the president's top security adviser.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:47

A coke producer said he expected to ban to lead to a rebound in coke prices, which had fallen since late December due to good supply and reduced demand for the lunar new year. China will no longer import North Korean coal, at least until the end of the year. The idea that North Korea is "China's problem", or that the path to denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula runs through China is a unsafe fallacy.

by | February 22, 2017 | 00:58

The first phase of the three-day war game codenamed "Payambar-e Azam 11 (The Great Prophet)" kicked off in Dasht-e Kavir on Monday morning under the motto of "Presentation of Power and Sustainable Security". "Iran would do well to look at the calendar and realize there's a new president in the Oval Office". He said that advanced rockets will be test-fired during the drills.

by | February 20, 2017 | 01:00

According to two senior Malaysian government officials, Kim Jong Nam told medical workers before he died that he had been attacked with a chemical spray. It had earlier tried to persuade Malaysian authorities not to carry out an autopsy. Selangor state police chief Abdul Samah Mat told Reuters the body would not be released until next-of-kin DNA had been obtained to confirm the identity of the victim.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:41

Less than a month after their initial request was denied , South Korean prosecutors have been issued a warrant to arrest Samsung Electronics Ltd. chair Lee Jae-yong. Prosecutors also requested a warrant for Samsung Electronics president Park Sang-Jin, but the courts denied it. Lee teh elder was also arrested twice on bribery charges but was acquitted both times.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:40

Other high profile dignitaries across the African continent as well as other parts of the world that attended the ceremony include Presidents of Ivory coast, Alassane Ouattara , Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Worldwide monetary support is being pledged to Gambia with the European Union promising a package of about 80 million dollars. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited Barrow on Tuesday, saying: "We are here to help".

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:19

Hoang was arrested the next day when she returned to the airport to travel back to Vietnam. South Korean television published CCTV footage appearing to show a woman wearing a white top with the letters LOL printed on it and a mult-coloured skirt.