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by | February 08, 2018 | 01:00

Another former Obama administration official, Matthew Miller, who served as Justice Department spokesman, also raised concerns on Wednesday over the fact that the White House retained Porter , despite being told about the abuse allegations by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

by | February 07, 2018 | 02:04

Polokwane - The ANC Veterans League in Limpopo says the National Executive Committee (NEC) should ask President Jacob Zuma to resign before the State of the Nation Address ( Sona ). He says it doesn't matter how Zuma is removed, as long as he doesn't address the country. With a general election set for 2019, the ANC will be keen to distance itself from any more negative press - and therefore it is perhaps not surprising that Mr Ramaphosa was elected the party leader on an anti-corruption ...

by | February 07, 2018 | 02:04

Two Iraqi officials told AP about the agreement which will see American soldiers leaving Iraq for the first time since the fight against the Islamic State (IS) militant group started in 2014. The U.S. first launched airstrikes against the Daesh terror group in Iraq in August 2014. Iraqi forces backed by a US -led global coalition past year captured all the territory that fell under Islamic State control in 2014 and 2015, including the northern city of Mosul, which served as the militants' ...

by | February 07, 2018 | 02:05

Russia , Assad's main backer, retorted that "no perpetrators have been identified" and accused the United States of orchestrating a "propaganda campaign" against the Syrian government. In an apparent warning to Ankara, a commander in the military alliance supporting Assad said the Syrian army had deployed new air defenses and anti-aircraft missiles to front lines with rebels in the Aleppo and Idlib areas.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:59

The national fire agency said at least four buildings had fallen or been damaged, with television footage showing roads strewn with rubble and cracks in highways. This picture shows damaged Marshal Hotel in Hualien, eastern Taiwan , after a strong quake struck the island. Hsu Kuo-Yung said the railway department hasn't given a full status report of the damage yet but he said it seems the railways have not been damaged much.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:58

In addition to Nasheed, the other top political leaders named in the order included Jumhoory Party (JP) leader Gasim Ibrahim, religiously conservative Adhaalath Party (AP) leader Sheikh Imran Abdulla, former defence minister Mohamed Nazim, former vice president Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor and Gayoom's lawmaker son Faris Maumoon.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:41

This Is Us will increase its viewership dramatically through DVR time-shifting and VOD. That seemingly innocent household appliance started a raging fire that ripped through the house , and Jack, being his regular Super Dad, went into the burning building to save his family, their pet pooch and some important possessions.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:31

However, the increasing likelihood the United States was prepared to use a nuclear weapon was bound to provoke a wave of nuclear arming by nations that felt themselves potentially threatened by the U.S. "We hope that the United States will abandon its Cold War mentality, earnestly assume its special disarmament responsibilities, correctly understand China's strategic intentions and objectively view China's national defence and military build-up", its statement said.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:20

This is, however, an improvement from the first two legs of the HSBC World Seven Series. Speedster Eroni Sau is on fifth place with 151 points. Fiji would go on to win the overall tournament, whilst Australia had clinched the trophy on home turf in Sydney a week earlier.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:50

Australia must win both reverse singles rubbers to qualify for April's quarterfinals after Ebden and Peers succumbed in five sets to Germany's Tim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff in a three hour doubles epic on Saturday, giving the visitors a 2-1 lead.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:50

In a fresh attempt to kick out President Jacob Zuma , 75, the embattled leader is gearing up for another no-confidence vote this month as splits within his own party threatens to undo him. Zuma faces a no-confidence vote on February 22 after a request from the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters but Mashatile said he opposed that method of removing the president.

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:43

Defender Andreas Christensen limped out of the 3-0 thrashing by Bournemouth on Wednesday and is another who will miss the short trip to Vicarage Road. He said: "We have to wait because don't forget that especially for Palmieri we are talking about a player he's coming from a bad injury". Despite the fact that Roma played the Champions League, an ankle injury prevented Palmieri from taking part in the competition with the Italian club, so he can now participate with Chelsea .

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:26

After the attack in the town of Macerata, the suspect got out of his auto and made a fascist salute while wearing a tricolour scarf, according to Italian media. The news agency ANSA quoted friends of his as saying that Traini had previously been affiliated with Italian extremist parties like the neo-fascist Forza Nuova and CasaPound.

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:26

A North Korean figure skating pair arrived in South Korea on Thursday by airplane, along with eight athletes, to compete in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that will begin next week. "This may have a serious impact on the future fight against doping". Jim Walden, lawyer for Russia's former anti-doping chief-turned whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov , said the ruling provided "a very small measure of punishment for some athletes but a complete "get out of jail free card" for most".

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:18

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said a total of 800 terrorists have been killed in Syria's northwestern Afrin region as part of Turkey's ongoing Operation Olive Branch. His statement comes after Turkish forces gained control of the strategic mount-Darmak in Afrin, Syria. "We want to sound the alarm because the Kurds in Afrin have fought against the Islamic State and are being massacred today".

by | February 03, 2018 | 14:56

Speaking over the phone, Minister Ahmed was quoted by Public Service Media (PSM) affirming that president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom was unhinged in upholding the constitution and rule of law. The exiled former leader of the Maldives vowed Friday to run for president after the Supreme Court quashed his conviction, dealing a major blow to the ruling regime.

by | February 02, 2018 | 11:25

Images of her one-woman protest December 27 flooded social media, where she has been lauded as a courageous defender of women's rights. The December demonstrations started as protests against soaring food prices before quickly turning political as widespread corruption, as well as Iran's costly interventions in Syria and Iraq, further incited public anger.

by | February 02, 2018 | 11:25

Hospitals, key economic and industrial areas and densely populated areas with a higher risk of disease would be exempt from a water cut-off, said municipal authorities, who plan to open a disaster operations center on Monday to prepare for a possible closure of taps in a city known internationally for its natural beauty and tourist attractions.

by | February 02, 2018 | 11:24

It is believed that Congress is way ahead of BJP in Rajasthan under the strong leadership of Sachin Pilot. Today, as Congress looked set to wrest all the three seats from BJP, Karni Sena called it a victory for the Sagharsh Samiti. In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the party had won 34 out of the 44 Parliamentary seats in West Bengal . "Well done Rajasthan Congress!" Yadavs believe BJP candidate Jaswant Singh being a cabinet minister in state would have nothing to lose even if he lost in ...

by | February 02, 2018 | 11:21

The coalition also requested from all Yemeni parties to resolve their disputed issues through available political mechanisms and the three references. After the separatists seized the government headquarters on Sunday, Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher denounced a "coup.in Aden against legitimacy and the country's unity".