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by | June 07, 2017 | 12:00

The coalition began its air campaign against IS in Iraq in August 2014, expanding its operations to Syria the following month. "Our forces entered the city of Raqa from the eastern district of Al-Meshleb", SDF commander Rojda Felat told AFP , adding that clashes were also raging on the city's northern outskirts.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:32

In a statement, Goldman Sachs acknowledged it purchased the bonds, but said they were bought in the secondary market and not directly from the Venezuelan government. "No matter how hard they try, Goldman Sachs and his top executives can not embellish this deal, which is immoral for Venezuelans", Julio Borges , president of the Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly, told El Nacional.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:11

After sitting down with two dozen climate scientists and analyzing a computer model of the potential scenario, The Associated Press found that a lack of USA participation in the Paris Agreement would make it more hard to stop Earth from crossing into a risky temperature threshold.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:42

A search operation has been launched to track the militants. Following the attack the 300-km long strategic highway has been closed for vehicular moment. According to reports , militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for the attack. He was named as the successor of Burhan Wani after the latter was killed in a gunfight with security forces on July 8 previous year.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:50

But others were more pessimistic about Trump's prospects for bringing peace - not only politicians but also religious leaders, including the Jerusalem-based representative of the Vatican, which was the next stop on the President's itinerary.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:46

Washington's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally views the YPG as the Syrian extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party , or PKK. Earlier this week, pan-Arab Mayadeen TV said US warplanes dropped leaflets on Syrian army forces, urging them to retreat and stay away from Tanf, where the USA and British army have bases and allied Syrian rebels.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:47

There are more than 200 Spanish companies in India that are actively involved in road construction projects, railways, wind power, water desalination, defense and smart cities. Spanish government has agreed to his request. "We are committed to building on this legacy and bequeathing to our youth a strong and vibrant partnership that will contribute to changing the world for the better", Modi said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:45

One of these include tactical air strikes and contrary to what the U.S. military would present in their press conferences covered around the world, it is anything but " surgical ", at least to those troops in the ground who make it possible for the Air Force to successfully carry out their bombing runs.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:42

Without mentioning the USA specifically, Mr Li said that "China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment", and pointed out that it was one of the first countries to ratify the 2015 Paris Agreement. In Brussels, the Chinese Premier will co-chair the 19th China-EU leaders' meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and pay an official visit to Belgium.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:42

Senators will also likely ask Comey about his relationship with the president in the weeks leading up to his firing . Following his dismissal, reports mounted that Trump asked Comey if he was under investigation in a separate FBI probe, and sought to have Comey end an investigation into former top administration official Michael Flynn .

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:55

Dubke wrote in a statement that it had been an honor to serve Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments". Ms Conway said Mr Dubke had agreed to continue working while Mr Trump was away on his first worldwide trip as president. Without mentioning which Trump associates or aides were discussed, the sources told CNN that the conversations involved members of Trump's campaign team.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:53

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan reiterated that the state government will challenge the Centre's notification banning sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter at animal markets. "The Union Government does not have the right to issue this order". The court observed that there is no blanket ban on slaughtering the cattle or consuming the meat.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:55

But it remains unclear whether the president might envision them working inside the White House or in outside roles. As a staunch Trump supporter, Dubke joined the administration in February, brought in take some of the pressure off of frequently embattled press secretary Sean Spicer .

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:04

In the statement on Monday, the UN Security Council stressed on the importance of North Korea "immediately showing honest commitment to denuclearization through concrete action". " More importantly", he added, it "may represent a substantial advance to developing an intercontinental ballistic missile". The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , told ABC television that new sanctions against North Korea could hit oil imports and energy.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:20

Police also say in a probable-cause statement released Friday that officers took Mathew Enrique Nava Sterling into custody at the Phoenix Convention Center after somebody contacted Hawthorne, California, police to report that Sterling was posting threats on Facebook about killing police officers at the Comicon event.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:21

Video: Keep smiling Tim: Who is the Lib Dems' chief cheerleader? "We remain opposed to any expansion of Heathrow, Stansted or Gatwick and any new airport in the Thames estuary and will focus instead on improving existing regional airports such as Birmingham and Manchester", said the party in its manifesto .

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:17

Punia were denied permission to visit Saharanpur. Every person is taking law in his own hands and running the law and order in the state. "It will be better for Rahul Gandhi choose to visit the place once the situation is cooled off and balanced", Prakash told ANI.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:10

In fact, Duterte said, in the presence of National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, he reminded Xi about the ruling of the Arbitral Court which favored the Philippines in the case filed by the Aquino government against China's nine-dashed line map ang artificial islands in the Spratlys.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:10

The March 17 incident - one of the deadliest civilian casualty events since the beginning of the Iraq War in 2003 - occurred when a USA military warplane dropped a GBU-38 precision-guided missile on two ISIS snipers firing on Iraqi forces , Air Force Brig.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:08

Trump had arrived in Bethlehem by motorcade, crossing a checkpoint at Israel's controversial separation wall, and was greeted by Abbas and other dignitaries outside the city's presidential palace. This focus group on Palestinian rights, whose membership is not confined to Jews, is gaining so much ground among college-age students that the Israeli government has allocated several million dollars to campus pro-Israel groups to combat it.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:08

Duterte said Xi's response was, "We are friends". "That is why the president kept asking the United States ambassador, 'are you with us or not?' He did not get a clear answer", he told CNN in an interview. Alejano said Duterte raises hell whenever the USA and the European Union reminds him about human rights and adherence to the rule of law. "We avoid violence and we avoid war because frankly, we can not afford it, and China can not afford it also at this time ".

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:05

Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC Russia have been pushing to extend the cuts from the end of June until March 2018. OPEC wants to reduce global oil inventories to their five-year average but so far has struggled to do so. On Monday, OPEC's de-facto leader Saudi Arabia gained support from the second largest producer in the cartel, Iraq . From a fiscal perspective, the proceeds stay dependent on the oil price forecast, with the proposal being inconsistent with the Energy Information ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:59

The nuclear agreement Mr Rouhani's government reached with global powers in 2015, under which most worldwide sanctions have been lifted in return for Iran curbing its nuclear programme, is likely to remain safe. He finally expressed Iran's preparedness to cooperate with France at all levels in the fight against terrorism and in settling a crisis that has gripped Syria for more than six years.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:52

President Donald Trump is proposing to balance the federal budget within a decade by making sharp cuts to social safety-net programs like food stamps and Medicaid and offering optimistic estimates of economic growth and tax revenues to fulfill the promise of a government back in the black.

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:51

Questions about the FBI's ongoing Russian Federation investigation dominated a joint press conference with Colombia President Juan Manual Santos. Flynn discussed US sanctions against Russian Federation with Russia's ambassador to the United States during the month before President Donald Trump took office, and he withheld that fact from even Vice President Mike Pence.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:10

The animal grabbed Theunis Botha with its trunk, but collapsed and fell on him after being shot. Botha, a 51-year-old father of five, specialized in using hounds to hunt leopards and regularly recruited wealthy trophy hunters from America for hunting safaris in Africa.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:04

Trump responded "I agree!" drawing chuckles from aides present in the room. The comments came after Sisi, through a translator, praised Trump, saying he has a "unique personality" and is "capable of the impossible". "Trump confirmed his intention to visit Cairo at the earliest chance, pointing out the importance of continued coordination between the two countries on issues of common interest", the statement read.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:04

His first stop will be the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built at the site where Christians believe Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected. Tillerson referred to the visit as "a moment in time" and suggested that the USA would take a more active role in the future in brokering a deal if both sides make serious commitments.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:24

She said she did not know what happened after that, because Trump fired her that day, January 30, after she said his executive order banning Muslim immigrants was unlawful and instructed Justice employees not to implement it. "This was a problem because not only did we believe that the Russians knew this but that they likely had proof of this information", she said. Trump turned to Twitter to talk back after Yates' testimony Monday.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:17

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring group, said the strikes destroyed four vehicles but there were no immediate details on casualties. In this case, an official told The Associated Press , Russia tried multiple times to contact the Syrian forces. According to David Martin , CBS News national security correspondent, the us attacked regime vehicles that had violated a deconfliction zone twice in three days.