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by | September 23, 2016 | 05:30

But he also urged the parties, including Russian Federation, to revive the peace process by grounding aircraft in "key areas" where humanitarian aid would be delivered. Heavy clashes gripped the outskirts of Aleppo on Thursday, after air strikes triggered major fires across the city's devastated rebel-held districts.

by | September 23, 2016 | 05:30

The military said insurgents had failed to adhere to the agreement. The British-based Observatory said the trucks had made a routine aid delivery organised by an worldwide organisation to an area west of Aleppo city. Moscow supports President Bashar al-Assad with its air force. Speaking to Iran's deputy foreign minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari, Assad accused world powers of supporting "terrorist organisations" in Syria like the Islamic State jihadist group.

by | September 23, 2016 | 05:28

The good news for Clinton is that voters place greater emphasis on the economy as a whole , rather than their personal financial circumstances, when deciding who to vote for - a phenomenon known as "sociotropic voting". In a letter to supporters asking for donations to "make this blitz as effective as possible", Pierson said the idea was to counter debate night spin by anti-Donald Trump TV pundits.

by | September 23, 2016 | 05:26

He said the country is experiencing serious inflation - the rate at which the prices for goods and services are rising, and consequently purchasing power is falling. The government calls the plan a violation of its sovereignty. This could worsen external liquidity or financial conditions markedly deteriorate, leading to a significant reduction in foreign exchange reserves.

by | September 23, 2016 | 05:25

A pair of Air Force B-1B Lancers, accompanied by seven South Korean and US fighter jets, flew over Osan Air Base, about 40 miles south of Seoul . On September 13 two B-1 bombers were escorted by US and South Korean fighter jets in a show of solidarity with Seoul.

by | September 23, 2016 | 05:27

Rudskoy said that the rebels had not withdrawn their military hardware from the area, preventing Syrian troops from doing the same. The Syrian ceasefire is holding but fragile, U.S. -Russian coordination center to plan military strikes against the Islamic State group and a powerful al-Qaida-linked militant faction. He claimed on Monday that the Syrian government forces have observed the truce unilaterally, despite the continuing rebel violations.

by | September 23, 2016 | 05:24

This following a promise by China's Premier they would be opening their market to USA beef trade after a ban imposed since 2003 due to BSE concerns. China increased imports of beef by 51 per cent in the first seven months of 2016 compared with past year because of slower domestic production caused by thin margins for Chinese cattle producers and the availability of cheap imports, Rabobank International said in a report.

by | September 21, 2016 | 05:48

It has put the Syrian conflict on the table for debate by the UN Security Council while it acts as the body's president, and while world leaders are in NY for UN leaders week. The State Department later said that it was ready to work with Russian Federation to strengthen the terms of the agreement and expand deliveries of humanitarian aid.

by | September 21, 2016 | 05:49

United Nations diplomats say the two countries have started discussions on a possible United Nations sanctions resolution in response to the nuclear test earlier this month, but Beijing has not said directly whether it will support tougher steps against North Korea.

by | September 21, 2016 | 05:45

With 12 goals scored in just 180 minutes of football, Dortmund look rampant, and will be looking for nothing less than another hefty win this week. Bruno Henrique should had equalised for the Wolves four minutes after Guerreiro's opening goal, when the winger was gifted the ball after a scramble in the penalty found Henrique with a great chance to strike, however his weak shot was an easy save for Roman Burki , and Bartra was able to pass out the danger.

by | September 21, 2016 | 05:48

Speaking about the carnage yesterday, one witness told the Standard: "It was just scary". Met Police officers were called to what they describe "a large fight" between youngsters in Northumberland Heath in Bexley at around 5.40pm on Monday.

by | September 20, 2016 | 10:00

The Observatory reported 35 strikes in and around Aleppo since the truce ended. The fighting comes as the U.S. -Russia-brokered cease-fire in Syria was left hanging by a thread by escalating violence. The United Nations confirmed that air strikes hit aid convoys near the besieged city of Aleppo on Monday, hours after the Syrian military declared that the week-long ceasefire brokered by the USA and Russian Federation was over.

by | September 20, 2016 | 10:03

When confronted with a follow up on whether or not he was "too soft" on Trump, however, Fallon responded diplomatically, "Have you seen my show? Oh, no, it's not". "Your former guest, Donald Trump , has refused to actually admit that President Obama is an American-born in America-and for five years he's been hammering in this so-called birther movement, which I think is so sickening", said Clinton.

by | September 20, 2016 | 10:01

The committee inquiry is being led by Senator Leila de Lima , a staunch critic of Duterte's anti-drug campaign that has left more than 3 ,000 suspected drug users and dealers dead since he assumed the presidency in June . His group later joined policemen and former communist rebels to form the Davao Death Squad , which reported to Duterte, who they referred to as "Charlie Mike".

by | September 20, 2016 | 10:02

For the first time in nearly three decades, Iranians will not participate in this year's pilgrimage to Makkah after talks on logistics and security fell apart. 7, 2016. Saudi authorities normally seek to avoid public discussion of whether Shias are Muslims, but implicitly recognise them as such by welcoming them to the haj, and by accepting Iranian visits to the Saudi-based Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.

by | September 19, 2016 | 01:36

Hamilton now trails Rosberg by eight points after he finished only third at the Marina Bay street circuit on Sunday, while his Mercedes team-mate fended off a dramatic late charge from Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo to seal a hat-trick of consecutive wins.

by | September 19, 2016 | 01:36

If true, the strike would mark the first known time the United States had targeted Syrian government forces since the start of the five-year-old conflict. The IS-linked Amaq news agency said coalition strikes hit IS positions, but that the jihadist group was able to "seize full control of Jabal Therdeh, which overlooks the Deir Ezzor airport".

by | September 19, 2016 | 01:35

The attack took place near the Somali defense ministry headquarters. Many Somalis have a nickname often as commonly used as their proper name.Farah said the suspected auto bomb hit the vehicle in which the general was traveling. Gobanle was the commander of the Somali army's 3rd Brigade, a combat team fighting the al-Shabab Islamic extremists in southern Somalia. Andalus radio said that "a mujahid (fighter) was martyred as his suicide auto bomb killed General Goobaanle", using the general's ...

by | September 19, 2016 | 01:33

He faces a lifetime in prison in the US if found guilty in the series of hacks that occurred in 2012 and 2013. Love was arrested in England three years ago and fought with the U.K.'s National Crime Agency over refusing to decrypt some of his digital files for review.

by | September 19, 2016 | 01:29

Adams and company still put the Tigers in position to break a five-game SEC losing streak by forcing Texas A&M to settle for field goals in four of its five trips to the red zone. LSU (2-1, 1-0 SEC) moved up two spots in the Associated Press poll following a 23-20 win over Mississippi State. The Aggies went up 29-10 two plays later after Williams went the distance.

by | September 18, 2016 | 01:25

Coming into the weekend with a slimmed two point margin over Nico Rosberg in the overall standings, Hamilton stands to potentially lose his title lead to the German after qualifying a distant third in Singapore, seven tenths down on his in-form Mercedes team-mate.

by | September 18, 2016 | 01:24

Government forces and rebels were engaged in fierce fighting near the capital Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. Russian Federation on Friday said the Syrian army had initially withdrawn but returned to its positions after being fired on by rebels, who in turn say they saw no sign of government forces ever leaving their positions.

by | September 18, 2016 | 01:21

Forces in Korea (USFK) said that the United States will conduct a bomber flight over South Korea on Tuesday, Reuters reported . The U.N. Security Council is working on a response to Friday's test that may include "further significant measures" following sanctions against North Korea that were strengthened earlier this year, after Pyongyang's January nuclear test and February satellite launch.

by | September 18, 2016 | 01:19

The body of one of those killed was pulled out from the debris around noon on Tuesday. Another person was critically injured. According to the local media, the intervention teams were trying to save at least 20 people who were trapped inside the building.

by | September 18, 2016 | 01:18

He said he was preparing his own objections. Worldwide criticism of the election has focused on the results from Bongo's stronghold, the province of Haut-Ogooue, where the participation rate was more than double that of other regions and showed that 95.46 percent of voters backed Bongo.

by | September 18, 2016 | 01:12

Waterloo West graduate Lance Dunn is the team's leading rusher with only 179 yards through two games, but Dunn is averaging an impressive 6.8 yards per carry. In this matchup, the Hawkeyes, who are now tied with Michigan State for the third-longest active home winning streak in the nation, will be going for their 10th straight win at Kinnick Stadium.

by | September 18, 2016 | 00:46

Prince William and another woman rushed to help Douglas-Hughes, who was reportedly unhurt, up from the pavement. Kate refused to let the bad weather dampen her fashion choices as she stepped out in a playful polka dot dress for the occasion.

by | September 17, 2016 | 01:11

Senator Bernie Sanders Friday morning slammed a statement from Donald Trump's campaign, which finally admits President Barack Obama was born in the Untied States. A couple of polls this week have illustrated Clinton's ongoing challenge with millennials, with one showing her beating Trump by a mere five percentage points with voters under age 35 in a four-way race.

by | September 17, 2016 | 01:05

The bombers were escorted by a South Korean F-15K fighter aircraft and a U.S. F-16 fighter aircraft. Sung Kim, the USA special envoy for North Korean policy, met South Korean officials in Seoul on Tuesday and said that Washington is working closely with other nations to work out new, stronger sanctions on North Korea.

by | September 17, 2016 | 01:03

While the BJP ostensibly kept a distance from the developments as the Congress MLAs shifted to its regional ally, the ruling party's main point man and convenor of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), Himanta Biswa Sarma, clearly said the Congress turncoats will be part of the BJP-headed NEDA in the North-East.