by | September 11, 2017 | 18:10

Militant Islamists have attacked a Somali military base and police station near the border with Kenya, killing eight soldiers, an official has said. "I can confirm to you that two people were killed in the attack at the restaurant". "All of the victims are innocent Somalis, the teashop is owned by civilians, this is a place where people sit, drink tea and rest", said Abdulle, who referred to Al Shabaab as a "bloodthirsty group".

by | September 11, 2017 | 18:03

Two men on a motorcycle opened fire on a family of eight while they at a filling station some 30 kilometres (19 miles) north of Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's Baluchistan province. Two female members of the family were unscathed, having remained in their vehicle. At least four members of Pakistan's Shia Hazara community, including a 12-year-old boy, were killed and two others injured in an attack in Kuchlak town near Quetta.

by | September 11, 2017 | 18:03

During his recent visit to China, Khawaja Asif has reiterated support for China's offer to host the first trilateral meeting of Foreign Ministers of Pakistan , China and Afghanistan later this year, focusing on strategic communication, practical cooperation, and security dialogue.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:55

More than a million Rohingyas live in Rakhine, where they face growing discrimination following a sectarian conflict in 2012 that killed at least 160 people, and displaced almost 120,000. "We have received multiple reports and satellite imagery of security forces and local militia burning Rohingya villages, and consistent accounts of extrajudicial killings, including shooting fleeing civilians", he said.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:53

The Indian High Commission also urged Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) to withdraw their advertisement as it hurts the religious sentiments of Hindus and is considered offensive. The inclusion of Lord Ganesha has riled up Hindus for associating the remover of obstacles with "mercantile greed". Michele Allan and Managing Director Richard Norton should resign for apparently working against the interests of the organization by upsetting consumers instead of charming them.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:56

North Korea, under mounting worldwide pressure over its missile and nuclear programs, says it needs to continue and develop the programs as a deterrent against hostility by the United States and its regional allies, including South Korea and Japan.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:54

At 9:37 a.m. on Monday, the exact time that American Airlines Flight 77, carrying 64 people on a flight bound for Los Angeles, was flown into the side of the Pentagon on September 11, 2011, the president will lead a moment of silence . Almost 3,000 people were killed in the coordinated attacks directed by Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. The 8:46 a.m. ceremony is the first of a number the president will attend on the anniversary of 9/11: Trump will also hold a moment of silence at the ...

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:47

Several cities across Tampa Bay are enacting emergency curfews. "There is a mandatory evacuation in effect as of 7 a.m., and we certainly hope everyone is taking this seriously", Flagler County Emergency Manager Steve Garten said. Monday, Mayor Barbara Sharief said. As of Sunday morning, more than 3,600 residents went to one of the county's 19 shelters. As the sun rose in Orlando, many tried to go outside to survey the damage, but authorities warned that conditions remain risky and ask ...

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:17

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in spoke at the regional meeting in Vladivostok and agreed to try to persuade China and Russian Federation to cut off oil to North Korea as much as possible, according to South Korean officials.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:13

Vassily Nebenzia said Russian Federation wants a reference to the need for political dialogue based on recent initiatives. Han Tae Song, ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the United Nations in Geneva, was addressing the UN-sponsored Conference on Disarmament two days after his country detonated its sixth nuclear test explosion.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:13

On Thursday morning, South Korean President Moon Jae-in met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo in Vladivostok where they are attending the Eastern Economic Forum, hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin. "I have an executive order prepared that's ready to go to the President that would authorize me to stop doing trade, put sanctions on anybody that does trade with North Korea, and the President will consider that at the appropriate time once he gives the United Nations time to act", ...

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:07

Answer keys will be released on September 18. The candidates are advised to check the official site regularly for latest updates and information regarding the examination. Click on the 'Declaration of Result of Combined Graduate Level (Tier-I ) Examination, 2017′. Paper II examination will be two hours long and will carry 200 marks for questions from English language and comprehension.

by | September 11, 2017 | 16:50

EDT Thursday update. Models show it moving in a northwesterly trajectory over the next day or two , but once Irma reaches the northern tip of Cuba it's expected to make a dramatic swing northwards, sending it directly toward Florida's south coast.

by | September 11, 2017 | 16:48

The press conference was called by Interreligious Council of Uganda (IRCU), following global media reports that the Myanmar military has gone on rampage burning homes, razing villages, intimidating, threatening and expelling the Rohingya Muslims.

by | September 11, 2017 | 16:44

It all starts with a little hydrogen and fills up like nearly any other balloon. The Midwest offices, which usually launch their daily data-collecting weather balloons every 12 hours, are stepping up the pace. These flights take about two hours to complete before the balloon pops. The weather balloon contains instruments that measure temperature, relative humidity, and barometric pressure.

by | September 11, 2017 | 16:26

It was moving west at 9 miles per hour. There were rooms available in northeast Alabama on Friday morning, but Terry said that's expected to change as people leave Georgia and head west. "NOWHERE IN THE FLORIDA KEYS WILL BE SAFE", the agency added in another tweet . A lake wind advisory remains in effect throughout the state, and a high-wind watch for Midlands counties for tropical storm force winds is in effect through Monday evening.

by | September 11, 2017 | 16:24

The parents of the girl made a video, which features her talking about her traumatic experience. She told ANI: "When I was walking up to my class room; my PT teacher stopped me and enquired about my uniform . "Ridiculous and absolutely inhuman". IT Minister KT Rama Rao also responded to the incident and asked Education Minister K Sreehari to take action against the school management.

by | September 11, 2017 | 16:16

The move comes amid tensions over North Korea's latest nuclear test. What are the USA economic options on North Korea? Trump has also threatened to halt all trade with countries doing business with the North, a veiled warning to China .

by | September 11, 2017 | 16:13

A hydrogen bomb is far more powerful than a nuclear bomb, and reports out of South Korea indicate the North could be preparing another intercontinental ballistic missile test, adding to fears the North has the capability to put a nuclear warhead on a missile that could reach the U.S.

by | September 11, 2017 | 16:10

In the western Japanese city of Osaka - home to the country's largest population of ethnic Koreans - few are willing to talk publicly about North Korea, and those that do have mixed views on Pyongyang's actions. Despite that breakdown, when asked how the situation was affecting Chinese people, she said it was "not worth mentioning". North Korea on Monday threatened to "inflict pain and suffering" on the USA, after Washington pushed for new sanctions against Pyongyang for its sixth ...

by | September 11, 2017 | 16:06

Six people are being treated for breathing problems after an apparent tear gas attack at Frankfurt Airport . Frankfurt Airport's official Twitter account posted in English: "Fire department operation completed". The terminal was partially evacuated and the entrance cordoned off, but examination of the man's luggage only revealed computer parts and a small fuel bottle for camping.

by | September 11, 2017 | 16:00

Hurricane Irma , a Category Five storm further to the west, is now battering the Caribbean and threatening Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and south Florida. "The peak of hurricane season really runs from the middle of August to the middle of October. Pretty much everyone at this point is very done with hurricane season".

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:56

The construction of the major Salma Dam, the new Afghan parliament building, Zaranj-Delaram highway, and some other projects are among the key investments India has done so far in the country. She added: "We commenced Air Freight Corridor in June 2017 to provide direct access to farmers of Afghanistan to the Indian markets". "India will continue to stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of Afghanistan", Swaraj said in her statement.

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:55

Indeed, some carriers have added flights . "There wre lines that were going from like ... it was the whole length of this whole baggage claim". Often, it depends on the region where the storm hits and the timing of the storm . "They said, 'Nope, flight's good". "We got there four hours early this morning", said Jacquelyn Mondari, of Dallas, who arrived from Miami at D/FW Airport.

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:52

An autopsy on Sunday did not determine the cause of death, the Tribune reported. In the wake of coming back to the inn to look for Jenkins once more, her sister recorded a missing individual report with the Rosemont Police Saturday evening.

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:49

Tensions over North Korea's nuclear program intensified this week after Pyongyang's boast Sunday that had it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted on a missile. "I believe that President Xi agrees with me 100 percent", he said. Those missiles, successfully tested twice in July, have the ability to reach the U.S.

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:49

Branson used the video to appeal for aid to the British Virgin Islands. "Federal funding is also available to the commonwealth and to eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the fix or replacement of facilities damaged by Hurricane Irma in the municipalities of Culebra and Vieques".

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:47

Declaring that "enough is enough", Haley said existing measures not worked and accused North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un of " begging for war " with the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test . Japan upgraded its assessment of the North Korean test to 160 kilotons from 120 kilotons after the size of the natural disaster it generated was revised to 6.1.

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:41

This version of the bill was an agreement between congressional democrats and the president. "This is an embarrassing moment for a Republican controlled Congress and a Republican controlled administration", said Sen. Rep. John Cornyn, the second-ranking Republican in the Senate. Rand Paul (R-KY) to make $15 billion in foreign aid cuts; the vote was 87-10 against. Chuck Schumer of NY and Rep.

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:42

It is very well known that she is the goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, and is now in Jordan under the organization's initiative to educate the Syrian kids. Since then, these families are taking shelter in neighboring countries like Jordan. Sulaiman needs a 2nd surgery because he has a clot in his nose. Priyanka Chopra, who is the goodwill ambassador for UNICEF , is now in Jordan as part of the organization's initiative to.

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:39

A draft resolution needs nine affirmative votes from members of the Council and zero vetoes from permanent members in order to pass. "My sense is they believe that they don't have time for a delicate diplomatic dance", Professor Joseph DeThomas of Pennsylvania State University, a former USA ambassador and State Department official who dealt with North Korea , told the Associated Press in a telephone interview Friday.

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:31

The deployment of the missile shield came as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed Thursday to exert stronger pressure on North Korea in the wake of Sunday's nuclear test by Pyongyang, including by the adoption of tougher United Nations sanctions.

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:31

In an earlier interview with, Dr Euan Graham, an expert in global Security Program at the Lowy Institute, said Russian Federation is likely increasing its influence with North Korea so it can act as "the spoiler". "We should show a path that North Korea can accept". It's unclear if China will back the harsh measures against their hard neighbor. North Korea on Saturday will celebrate the 69th anniversary of its founding - an occasion its neighbors in the region believe will ...

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:24

Labour says it will oppose the bill, claiming it represents a "power grab" by the government. Speaking on BBC1's Andrew Marr Show, Blair said: "If, for example, the anxiety is downward pressure on wages as a result of an influx of European Union migrants coming and doing work, say in the construction industry, we have it within our power to deal with that through domestic legislation".

by | September 11, 2017 | 15:03

As Hurricane Irma plowed through Florida early Monday, a hurricane watch remained in effect for parts of the SC coast even as the monster storm was downgraded to a Category 1. While widespread damaging winds will become less of a concern farther inland, the threat for flooding will mount as Irma's rain expands. HIGH WIND WATCH is in effect for ALL the Upstate/NE Georgia and southern row of mountain counties in western North Carolina all day Monday where 50+ miles per hour wind gusts are ...