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by | March 05, 2018 | 01:43

President El Sisi and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held a bilateral session of talks, followed by an expanded meeting attended by the two countries' delegations. Last June, Egypt joined Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in a blockade against Qatar, accusing the oil-rich state of supporting terrorism, interfering in internal affairs and seeking closer ties with Iran , the arch-Saudi rival in the Gulf region.

by | March 04, 2018 | 05:09

Women's rights activists stated that the ban was an infringement of women's basic rights, mocked the hypocrisy of "naming a stadium freedom but banning half the population from entering", and said the protest was "the best chance to break the [39]-year-old taboo".

by | March 04, 2018 | 05:05

The murder has raised concerns about media freedom and political graft in Slovakia , sparking mass protests at home and sharp condemnation overseas. Kuciak was about to publish an article that raised possible political links between Italian businessmen operating in Slovakia and the 'Ndrangheta.

by | March 04, 2018 | 05:04

In a commentary Thursday, the state-run People's Daily defended the constitutional change as an "important move". But China does not pretend to be a democratic country, and Xi Jinping , the president, does not pretend - seriously, anyway - to be a small-d democrat.

by | March 04, 2018 | 05:03

One of the images that Le Pen uploaded to Twitter showed the body of beheaded American journalist James Foley . The other images were of a man in an orange jumpsuit being run over by a tank and a man being burned alive in a cage. She had denounced an earlier stage of the investigation as "political interference". Le Pen deleted the images , but said that the images were meant to condemn the actions of ISIS and told the AFP that, "In other countries this would have earned me a medal".

by | March 04, 2018 | 04:59

In a message, Mr. Naidu said celebrated with traditional fervour and enthusiasm, Holi marks the end of winter and onset of spring. The dancing dhol figures are a heavy component of the fest, as players move house to house banging upbeat tunes on drums .

by | March 03, 2018 | 00:40

However, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Wednesday Hicks' departure was not related to her testimony. 'He still has confidence in General McMaster, ' she told reporters on February 20. McMaster in the Oval Office". Mr McMaster and Mr Trump butted heads recently, which could prove to be one of the deciding factors in his dismissal.

by | March 03, 2018 | 00:40

The Russian defence ministry said yesterday that the measures, decided in agreement with Syrian forces, were meant to help civilians leave and to evacuate the sick and wounded. However, no civilians ventured towards the regime forces guarding the checkpoint. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said before the truce went into effect at 9 a.m.

by | March 03, 2018 | 00:39

United Nations officials have called for the Russian ceasefire plan to be expanded to allow aid deliveries and for civilians and urgent medical cases to leave. Both the government and the rebels in Eastern Ghouta are trading accusations. The preliminary analysis conducted by UNOSAT of satellite imagery from the eastern Ghouta towns of Kafr Batna and Arbeen showed damage in a 62.5-square-kilometre (24-square-mile) area, with buildings completely destroyed or damaged since December 3.

by | March 03, 2018 | 00:40

The Javelin missiles and 37 command launch units are being sold for $47 million and will come from current U.S. Army stockpiles, the Associated Press reports . Joni Ernst said in a statement Thursday. State Department officials in December signaled the United States was preparing a deal with Ukraine for anti-tank weaponry, days after Trump approved the sale of small arms and weapons to the country, including sniper rifles, ammunition and other parts and materials.

by | March 03, 2018 | 00:37

Trump is isolated and angry, as well, according to other friends and aides, as he carries on a bitter feud with his attorney general and watches members of his family clash with a chief of staff he recruited to restore a semblance of order - all against the darkening shadow of an investigation of his ties to Russian Federation.

by | March 03, 2018 | 00:38

The Delta provision barely came up Thursday in either legislative chamber during debate on the underlying tax bill, designed in part to give back to Georgia taxpayers $5.2 billion in extra state revenue expected over the next five years because of the recent federal tax overhaul.

by | March 03, 2018 | 00:35

On Thursday, Gazprom said it would not restart gas supply to Ukraine as an additional agreement to the existing arrangements had still not been reached. In the first trial - under the gas supply contract - the court took a compromise solution. Ukraine stopped buying gas from Russian Federation in November 2015.

by | March 02, 2018 | 08:08

Although most security assistance for Pakistan is now suspended, since 2002 Pakistan has been among the largest recipients of USA provided Foreign Military Financing (FMF) and International Military Education and Training (IMET), the general said .

by | March 02, 2018 | 08:09

He told news outlets Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is sorry to see him go. South Korean-born Joseph Yun, a strong advocate for engagement with Pyongyang , has led American outreach to North Korea , quietly pursuing direct diplomacy, since taking his post under former President Obama in 2016.

by | March 01, 2018 | 15:53

Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox and Armenian church leaders announced an indefinite closure of the church on Sunday to protest a bill that would enable the Israeli state to expropriate land sold by churches as well as a new policy of the Jerusalem municipality to levy taxes on church-owned commercial properties in the city.

by | March 01, 2018 | 15:20

Prop Lyons rumbled over for the opening score of the game in the 16th minute after the home side had created momentum into a rolling maul from a lineout. Coach Warren Gatland cursed Wales' indiscipline. Ireland now face Scotland in Dublin in two weeks time, before a potentially crucial decider in Twickenham against England on St Patrick's Day.

by | March 01, 2018 | 15:16

Speaking of Sky on Tuesday, Comcast CEO Roberts said: "We think Sky is an outstanding company". He suggested that the market's early reaction to the news , causing Sky shares to jump more than 20%, implies that investors think there will be a bidding war .

by | March 01, 2018 | 14:03

Shahbaz Sharif , Chief Minister of Punjab Province and brother of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , gestures after appearing before a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in Islamabad , Pakistan. The Sharif clan and their supporters have repeatedly denied allegations of corruption, suggesting Nawaz is the victim of a conspiracy driven by Pakistan's powerful military establishment.

by | February 26, 2018 | 10:34

Suspected militants shot dead two policemen, one of them the guard of Hurriyat leader Fazul Haq Qureshi, in Kashmir on Sunday. The militants also snatched the weapons of the policemen. "We have lost another precious life when Constable Farooq Ahmad was martyred today in Srinagar ". In another attack a policeman guarding residence of Hurriyat Conference (Mirwaiz) leader Fazal Haque Qureshi, was killed after unknown terrorists attacked him in Srinagar outskirts on Sunday.