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by | April 12, 2018 | 00:47

The US launched several dozen Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian air base a year ago after a chemical attack in the northern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun killed dozens of people. Russia's foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the US should target "terrorists" in Syria as opposed to its "legitimate government". Given the heightened tensions between Russia and the United States on other issues, Russian President Vladimir Putin may seize on U.S.

by | April 11, 2018 | 17:12

Automakers and technology stocks moved higher after President Xi Jinping said he would cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection. China has already proposed new tariffs on $50 billion of USA goods and threatened to retaliate further. It said that "linking China's strategic choice to the current China-US trade frictions" was a "baseless interpretation".

by | April 11, 2018 | 17:10

President Donald Trump has said Scott should run for the Senate seat. In Scott's announcement Monday, he touted himself as a governor who has never "played by the political rules", a personal aspect he said will help fix Washington .

by | April 10, 2018 | 20:25

A Syrian military source was quoted as saying air defenses shot down eight missiles fired at the base. The French military has issued a statement , saying that it hadn't conduct a strike on the base. Guterres's speical envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, told the Council via a video link from Geneva that the terrorist group Jaish al-Islam that was in control of Douma had asked for United Nations intervention, but the Syrian government did not respond to it.

by | April 10, 2018 | 20:17

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won the race to take a 17-point championship lead over Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton but said the incident had left "mixed feelings". The former world champion was forced to retire because of the incident and was filmed walking into his garage without asking about his crew member.

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:33

Authorities have said there is no indication it is an Islamist attack. "But he was well known to the police". What makes this story take a freakish turn is that the driver of the vehicle shot and killed himself inside it. Police and prosecutors said because of the Muenster attack, they chose to mount raids on the suspects who are aged between 18 and 21. Muenster is located in north-west Germany, and is home to around 300,000 people.

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:32

Quoting from the statements five BJP Dalit MPs, Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill claimed that they proved Modi was working to make India 'Dalit-mukt.' The condition of scheduled castes can be understood when even the ruling party's MPs were underlining their fear and concerns, he told reporters.

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:28

Later in the day, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal also met detained Telugu Desam Party ( TDP ) MPs at a police station. YSR Congress and the TDP have served notices to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to move a no-confidence-motion against the BJP.

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:28

Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo and a team at the CIA have been working through intelligence back-channels to make preparations for the summit scheduled to be held in May, the officials told CNN late Saturday. North Korea had relayed that proposal to the USA, according Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun. The CIA has been using intelligence channels while the State Department has been in contact with North Korea by way of the North Korean mission to the United Nations in NY.

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:25

The alliance of the left-wing Socialist and Dialogue parties had 11.8 percent, meaning it would have 19 deputies in parliament. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's ruling Fidesz party has pointed to the high turnout as a sign that Hungarian democracy is healthy, but the increased turnout could give Orbán something to worry about: numerous voters waiting in line in Budapest were young, and young, city-dwelling Hungarians do not tend to support the prime minister.

by | April 07, 2018 | 01:08

Sooklal followed the high-level diplomatic manoeuvering, political pressure and backroom deals made over the six years in which the deal was being negotiated and delivered. That application - should it fail - is likely to be followed by an application for a permanent stay of prosecution. Once in the dock, Zuma waved and gestured his thanks to supporters seated in the court room.

by | April 07, 2018 | 01:05

But his tweet implied otherwise, stating how he seeks to atone for his actions and become a "better teammate and role model". He has gone on to admit that he might never get a chance to play for Australia again. But it started becoming evident when Smith and Co. returned home that they didn't want to prolong the episode. In fact, he felt the players have already copped a bigger punishment than what should have been given if one went by the rule book.

by | April 07, 2018 | 01:02

It was about 85 miles due west of Los Angeles. The quake, the strongest since a 5.4 quake in Imperial County in 2012, caused minor landslides on the island. The Channel Islands National Park, one of the destinations closest to the epicenter, reported no immediate damage of injuries, spokeswoman Yvonne Menard said .

by | April 07, 2018 | 01:04

On Friday, the verdict was greeted with public displays of outrage and grief by several hundred Park supporters who had gathered outside the courthouse. Park was not in court for the nationally televised verdict but can still appeal. Two predecessors, Chun Doo-hwan and Roh Tae-woo, were convicted in 1996 of mutiny, treason and corruption and sentenced to long prison terms but both received presidential pardons and were freed after a couple of years.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:50

Shri Modi also thanked people for having given the BJP the opportunities to serve in the states where it had formed Governments for the first time. Hitting back at rivals, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said their opposition to him is turning "increasingly violent" due to the fact that people born in backward castes are in the country's top positions and also attributed their discomfort to BJP's rising strength.

by | April 06, 2018 | 10:58

The impact on hotels and resorts has yet to be fully assessed. Last February, Duterte said Boracay's water has turned into a " cesspool " with human waste being discharged into the sea. Roque assured that not all of the 35,000 workers in Boracay would be jobless. "We will highlight this Boracay issue during the labor day celebration on May 1", he said, adding the labor sector will underscore whether there are really concrete measures taken by the government with regards to its ...

by | April 06, 2018 | 11:01

It represents the final chapter of the government's relentless offensive to fully retake the area after seven years of revolt. Ahmad Abazeid, an independent Syrian analyst, said rebels in Ghouta's armed insurgency had been a rare case of more independent decision-making.

by | April 05, 2018 | 01:49

The Duke is the longest-serving consort of a reigning British monarch. Prince Philip is scheduled to have surgery at the King Edward VII Hospital on Wednesday. The 96-year-old Duke was admitted to hospital yesterday and underwent surgery today. Buckingham Palace announced the news in a statement on Tuesday.

by | April 05, 2018 | 01:49

Over the past weeks, as Syrian forces reclaimed towns and villages in eastern Ghouta , they gave rebels and all men of fighting age the choice of accepting amnesty and serving in the Syrian military conscription, or leaving to go to the north of Syria .

by | April 05, 2018 | 01:47

The Property Clause of the U.S. Constitution ( Article IV, Section 3 ) states that Congress has full authority over America's public lands. California vowed to fight for the state's first right to purchase federal lands or to arrange for a specific buyer - part of an aggressive effort in the heavily Democratic state to thwart the president's agenda in his first year.