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by | October 22, 2016 | 06:51

More than 100 USA special operations forces are embedded with Iraqi units in the offensive, and hundreds more are playing a support role in staging bases. We don't know the number of people that will be displaced. "We will not allow any violations of human rights", he said. The US-led coalition is providing airstrikes in support of the operation, and more than 100 American soldiers are embedded with Iraqi forces, with hundreds more serving in a support role.

by | October 22, 2016 | 06:51

When Khizr Khan spoke at the Democratic National Convention this summer, he changed the course of the election for good. Early in his campaign, Trump proposed "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States ", a policy that has become known as his Muslim ban.

by | October 22, 2016 | 06:52

Embassy in Manila calling for the removal of U.S. troops from the southern island of Mindanao. "I hope we can follow the wishes of the people and use this visit as an opportunity to push China-Philippines relations back on a friendly footing and fully improve things", Xi said .

by | October 22, 2016 | 06:51

Duterte has said strengthened trade between the two countries and increased investments from China in the Philippines are some of the goals of his visit. Duterte has already indicated that he was willing to turn to China if the West's attitude toward his government would not change. "This is very alarming because agreeing to this arrangement would mean setting aside the territorial claim which the Philippines have fought hard for and which has been upheld by the UN Arbitral Tribunal ...

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:27

At the third and final debate+ between Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, Trump maintained his conspiratory tone, ignoring among other things a sharp rebuke from President Barack Obama to ' stop whining + '. And, you can expect every single Republican - those in tough race and even those who aren't - to be asked tomorrow (and the day after that and the day after that) whether they agree with Trump's view on the rigged nature of the election.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:28

Sterling has begun to rise, heading for its biggest gain in two months, as Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed to allow Parliament to debate her Brexit plans. Her government accepted a motion by the Labor Party to give parliament members more input in British strategy for leaving the European Union, before Article 50, the triggering mechanism for withdrawal, is used in March 2017.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:25

Tusk stressed that European Union leaders would conduct the negotiations in good faith, but said the United Kingdom could not get a better deal than if it remained in the EU. Tusk's comments come as United States rating agency Standard & Poor's warned instability for pound sterling as a result of Brexit fears could jeopardize the its position as an global reserve currency.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:22

The launch came shortly after the United States and South Korea agreed in Washington to bolster military and diplomatic efforts to counter the North's nuclear and missile programs, which it is pursuing in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:20

The Saudi-led coalition has stepped up its air raids following the breakdown of talks and cross-border attacks from Yemen have also intensified. Civilians have paid the highest price in the war. Earlier this month Saudi-led air strikes hit a Houthi funeral procession, killing at least 140 people and causing an global outcry. A United Nations report said air strikes by the coalition were suspected of causing around half of all civilian deaths, while rebel-affiliated groups were ...

by | October 20, 2016 | 08:01

Children chased each other, screaming across the auditorium. A man named Vincent Bruno caught the attention of many who were milling about while waiting to enter when he confronted a small group of protesters. His son, Ghumi, remained unconvinced ahead of his speech. "I'm not sure if anything he will say today will convince me, but I'm hoping to find out", he said.

by | October 20, 2016 | 08:02

In clear reference to Pakistan, Swaraj said there is a need to extract costs from those who sponsor and support terrorists and provide them sanctuary and continue to make the "false distinction" between "good and bad terrorists". Small countries, she said, can not be left behind, when one speaks of collective development. They welcomed the signing of the MoU between the BRICS countries National Development Banks and the New Development Bank.

by | October 20, 2016 | 07:57

Small business owner Ms Sarasat was said to have posted disrespectful comments on Facebook. Thailand has draconian lese majeste laws that impose stiff prison sentences for actions or writings regarded as derogatory toward the monarch or his family.

by | October 20, 2016 | 07:54

Sarah Clayton, co-ordinator at AirportWatch, an umbrella group of environmental organisations and community groups, said: "It's the most insane time for the Government to be building a runway, they've got Brexit, no idea what's happening with the pound, with the economy".

by | October 20, 2016 | 07:59

She said that though RSS claimed it to be a cultural organisation, it always worked politically in favour of one particular party. He said that the Prime Minister from the land of Mahatma Gandhi and defence minister from Goa were "different sort of combination" which backed the Indian Army in carrying out surgical strikes in Pakistan.

by | October 20, 2016 | 07:56

Nintendo is rumored to be preparing for a grand announcement of their long-awaited Nintendo NX , this week on October 21. Nintendo's new console is still something of a mystery. The Kyoto-based games company has disclosed few details of the console beyond its codename, NX. Nintendo's official Facebook page will have the trailer when it goes up.

by | October 20, 2016 | 07:54

Hillary Clinton's campaign circulated an a list of almost 40 individuals, including Bill and Melinda Gates, former Attorney General Eric Holder and Vermont Sen. The message from Podesta sent to Clinton features a "first cut of people to consider for VP". Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sen. Ms. Gates, who is best known for her work in philanthropy, has also served as a board member of Duke University and on the board of directors of The Washington Post.

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:56

A 23-year-old man was interviewed and has been reported for a public order offence. "While we realise that reports of this kind are not restricted to the Thames Valley area, the issues of intimidation, potential arrest and waste of public resources are the same across the country and we would urge people to refrain from such activity".

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:55

All lower MI counties will have at least three companies from which to choose. One obvious result of the trend is that the people now enrolled with these insurers will lose their plans and have to scramble to find new coverage. Many participants find that even though their premiums are "affordable", the deductibles are so high that they can't afford to use the insurance. Pennsylvania officials have announced the new health insurance rates for 2017 for individuals and small groups, and ...

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:48

The campaign notes that America has contributed to the world in music, movies, sports, science, technology, space travel, medicine, food, culture, shopping and social media. Americans have a lot of political concerns to deal with apart from deciding who will be the next president. In March, he told an audience at American University in Washington that he found the idea "humorous".

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:47

However, Russian and Syrian forces have only escalated their aerial and ground assault on the rebel-held areas in recent weeks. But as the air strikes stopped on the city, they continued as usual against nearby rebel-held villages including Anadan and Daret Azzeh.

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:49

The third round in a week of Iranian C-802 shore-to-ship missiles Saturday night targeted US Navy ships in the Red Sea from the Yemeni coast. In response to the second reported attack, President Obama authorized retaliatory strikes against the radar installations that the U.S.

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:50

Iraqi army Lt. Col. Mohammed Shaker said al-Hamdaniyah has been surrounded and his forces have retaken six other villages over the past two days. De Maiziere said authorities expect IS fighters from Europe to try to return as the group faces military setbacks, but that authorities are working to minimize security threats.

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:46

A State Department spokesman, Mark Toner, said the United States was "deeply concerned" by the reports and called on Iran to release the Namazis. The family lived outside NY for a period after the Islamic Revolution that toppled the US -backed shah in 1979, though later returned to Iran, she said.

by | October 18, 2016 | 01:32

He said the outer spiral rainbands of the typhoon will start affecting the eastern section of Northern Luzon tomorrow. The storm has caused vast damage by flooding villages and downing trees. Vietnamese officials warned of more floods and landslides to come as Typhoon Sarika regroups over the South China Sea. More than 250 flights were cancelled across the Philippines, leaving in excess of 6000 passengers stranded.

by | October 18, 2016 | 01:27

The girls were among 276 teenage girls, now mostly ages 16 to 18, kidnapped in April 2014 from their school in Borno state. He said it was unparalleled in the history of kidnapping and terrorism what the government had done; securing the release of the girls safely without any ransom or swap.

by | October 18, 2016 | 01:25

Bashiqa, around 12 kilometers (7 miles) northeast of Mosul, is the site of a long-standing Turkish training camp for Kurdish and Sunni fighters. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim expressed astonishment, saying that Baghdad's remarks on the Bashiqa camp were "dangerous and provocative".

by | October 18, 2016 | 01:21

While the United States government claims that the proposed increase in USA troops in the Philippines through the EDCA has nothing to do with tensions in the South China Sea , the strategic positioning of their military facilities is meant to quickly respond to any crisis there.

by | October 18, 2016 | 01:11

According to unconfirmed reports, seven people are feared dead in the fire. "We engaged adequate fire tenders and rescue teams". "Short circuit seems to be the reason of the fire". Voicing "serious" concern over the fire incident at the Sum Hospital, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik described the mishap as "very tragic". People outside the Sum Hospital in Bhubaneswar on Monday.

by | October 17, 2016 | 09:26

The protest has the backing of all the major Opposition parties including DMK and Congress. Farmers stage blockade at Thanjavur Railway station, raising slogans urging Centre not to cheat Tamil Nadu farmers. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) treasurer MK Stalin on Monday led his party's "Rail Roko" demonstration over the Cauvery issue in Chennai . The team, which also inspected the Cauvery basin in Karnataka, is set to submit its report in the apex court on October 17.

by | October 17, 2016 | 09:30

The North has never conducted a test flight for such a long-range missile. The Pentagon had detected the launch of a Musudan missile near the northwestern DPRK city of Kusong. South Korean defense officials have said the North doesn't yet have such a weapon. The June launch was the first successful test after five failures.