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by | February 22, 2018 | 01:25

Some of the bodies are recognizable and some are not. The relief and rescue operations for removing dead bodies of passengers is underway and choppers have been dispatched to the plane crash area. Aseman Airlines was blacklisted by the European Commission in December 2016. In a working paper presented to the United Nations' International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in 2013, Iran said USA sanctions were barring "the acquisition of parts, services and support essential to aviation ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:22

Mitsutoki Shigeta, 28, became the centre of a "baby factory" scandal in 2014 after Thai police said DNA samples linked him to nine infants found under the care of 24-hour nannies in a plush Bangkok apartment. A Japanese lawyer who reportedly represented Shigeta refused to discuss the case, and officials at Hikari Tsushin were not available for comment Wednesday.

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:59

Ramaphosa, who took office last week after Jacob Zuma resigned, walked with a crowd for almost six kilometers (3.7 miles) in the Cape Town area early Tuesday. "I'll be walking maybe three times a week, walking with our people", he said. South African authorities want to arrest a key member of the Gupta business family accused of using its links to Zuma to influence Cabinet ministers and secure state contracts.

by | February 21, 2018 | 10:01

Opec secretary-general Mohammad Barkindo said on Monday that the organisation had registered 133% compliance with agreed output reduction targets in January. It remains to be seen whether these declines will signal a buy to push markets higher or whether they will begin a longer-term downtrend. United States financial markets are closed on Monday for the Presidents Day holiday.

by | February 21, 2018 | 10:01

Prices soared, hurting US consumers of steel, especially in the construction and auto industries. Whether the recommendations are adopted is up to Trump. gained as much as 8 percent because of its large USA operation that would be untouched by duties. However, Turkey's share in the US's total imports declined by 1.6 points from a year ago.

by | February 21, 2018 | 10:00

But the defense minister estimated that despite Israel's counterterrorism activities, no confrontation is expected in the south: "I don't believe Hamas is interested in a war, because I don't believe it has a different expectation than we do of the inevitable ending of such a war".

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:57

It had been previously reported that Mueller was looking into Kushner's contacts with Moscow, his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his role in the Trump campaign's data analytics operation. A spokesman for the special counsel declined to comment. Mr. Kushner, frustrated about the security clearance issue and concerned that Mr. Kelly has targeted him personally with the directive, has told colleagues at the White House that he is reluctant to give up his ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:56

Others cooperated for money and improved living conditions, from opportunism, fear and, finally, to protect themselves and their families. Polish embassies , Morawiecki said, were requested on 260 instances to respond to statements about Polish death camps, a term that he says should be taken with a grain of salt.

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:52

Doctors in Syria spoke to several local and worldwide news outlets, claiming they had to treat six civilians after a Turkish shelling in Syria's Afrin region. Turkey on January 19 began an air-and-land military campaign in the Kurdish-controlled Afrin enclave in northern Syria, saying it was targeting Kurdish terrorists.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:52

In another sign of the increased pressure the established parties are facing, the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) surpassed the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) for the first time in a national poll to become the second-strongest party, an Insa survey for the daily Bild showed.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:49

Since its entry into the Indian real estate market in 2013, four Trump Towers, with a total revenue potential of $1.5 billion, have been launched across Pune, Mumbai , Gurugram and Kolkata. Eric Trump told The Washington Post a year ago that "the company and policy and government are completely separated". The Trump Organization declined to comment.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:48

Replicas of Xian Warriors are on display at the "Terracotta Army" exhibition in Villa's Cultural Center Fernan Gomez on November 13, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit, museum surveillance video captured a man in a Phillies ball cap and a green sweater disregard the black rope blocking the entrance to the exhibit at 9:08 p.m.

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:38

Twenty-one persons have been confirmed killed in a suicide bomb attack on Konduga, Borno State, on Friday. Mr Garga, further noted that the bodies of the victims have been deposited at the mortuary while the injured have been taken to the Konduga General Hospital.

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:19

Moreover, Israel does not have the same backing as usual from its American benefactors. Joshua S. Block is CEO and president of The Israel Project . Another reality, less comfortable to accept than ISIS being defeated, is that the Syrian regime, with the help of its Russian and Iranian supporters, is the victor of this civil war.

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:10

It's pretty hard to forget the social media banter of how the then-president had angered his ancestors after a tent-raising speech. If there was one place the former president probably hated the most, it would be Parliament, where Zuma often got "burnt" by the opposition.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:50

In the end, Tillerson and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu agreed to create what they called a "results-oriented mechanism" to address tensions, starting with their disagreement over US support for Kurdish fighters in Syria and the potential for clashes there.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:38

However, senior US officials familiar with the situation said Pence's trip to the Olympics was meant to serve as a counter to North Korea's massive propaganda machine and that media reports indicating otherwise have bolstered the rogue nation's image at a time when it is aggressively pursuing its nuclear weapons program.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:40

But the bipartisan plan would prevent the parents of Dreamers from earning legal status - a GOP priority. The party's No. 2 Senate leader, Richard Durbin of IL, said some Democrats had "serious issues" with parts of the plan. Senators negotiating an immigration deal are more divided than ever on how to protect young unauthorized immigrants known as "Dreamers" from deportation .

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:36

Bannon invoked executive privilege when asked questions that extended beyond his list, an assertion the committee does not believe he has the grounds to make, the lawmakers said. Mr. Bannon took questions from the members in private, as the committee continued its probe into whether there was collusion between Russian officials and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:36

Adm. Harry Harris told the House Armed Services Committee on February 14 that he does not agree with the prevailing view that Kim is building a nuclear arsenal to safeguard his regime only. "We should all be clear-eyed about what Kim Jong-Un would want in return for improving ties to South Korea", said Jung Pak, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution's Center for East Asia Policy Studies.