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by | April 27, 2017 | 06:18

The club, and other parties involved, say they want to "pay a worthy tribute to the best footballer Amsterdam and the Netherlands have ever known." Ajax announced the change - which comes following an agreement between the club's board, the mayor of Amsterdam and the alderman for sports and recreation in the city - on Tuesday.

by | April 27, 2017 | 06:02

The president says "we must never, ever shrink away from telling the truth in our time". Bomb threats have been on the rise in the United States and Canada since January, a fact some Jewish groups attribute to Trump's campaign and presidency.

by | April 27, 2017 | 06:05

The U.S. Navy's 7 Fleet says these joint exercises "demonstrate a shared commitment to security and stability in Northeast Asia as well as the U.S. Navy's inherent flexibility to combine with allied naval forces in response to a broad range of situations".

by | April 27, 2017 | 05:50

Baglay again said he finds it odd that Jadhav would carry an Indian passport with him, if he had gone there with the intent of spying. Members of Jitan Ram Manjhi-led Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) also led a march to protest the condemnation of Jadhav in Pakistan.

by | April 27, 2017 | 03:02

They also want Pruitt to, among other things, explain how the letter from the aforementioned Democratic AGs would affect his decision to withdraw ICRs and to disclose his attendance and participation in RAGA events since taking the reins at the EPA.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:47

Asked whether that would include opening the borders to Syrian refugees, Ivanka Trump, who formally serves in the administration as assistant to the President, indicated openness. Ivanka responded by saying: "Well certainly not the latter, and I am rather unfamiliar with this role.it has been a little under 100 days but it has just been a remarkable and incredible journey".

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:40

The Turksih military added that they retaliated against attacks carried out from areas controlled by the YPG in Syria, targeting two military outposts in the Turkish city of Hatay. The militia has captured chunks of territory in northern Syria but Ankara has repeatedly said it will not allow a "terror corridor" on its border. The cross-border operation is the latest by Turkey after its Euphrates Shield operation aimed at ousting Kurdish militia members and IS fighters from the border area in ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:42

India is set to sign an MoU with Poland in the agriculture sector. Both sides acknowledged that global community has to speak in one voice against the terrorism and there can not be double speak on this menace. Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari said the aforesaid at today's meeting with the students and faculty of the Yerevan State University of Armenia.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:32

The President-elect is now one of five vice-presidents of the NUS, covering Further Education, something she says has been a huge part of her life. Ms Martin said that she was "honoured and humbled" to become NUS president. The third candidate, Tom Harwood, stood on a platform of "re-legitimising" the student movement and speaking "for all students". She has consistently denied the allegations of anti-semitism, bemoaning the "very, very difficult" treatment of her and her family by the ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:31

President Trump is still trying to figure out how to pay for his border wall, which will require American taxpayers to front the bill. As my colleague David Bier and I wrote, building and maintaining a border wall over the next decade will cost about $44 to $99 billion.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:29

On doing stunt scenes in the movie: I have a stunt double who's much better than me at doing stunts. I just feel really sorry for her, actually. He continued: "I know everything, I know exactly when we're going to go shoot, I know exactly when it will be released, I'm not able to announce it yet".

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:27

Earlier in the morning, Mr Pence and his family attended a church service in North Sydney after holding a private meeting with US Embassy staff and their families. Australia has controversially refused to accept the asylum seekers, most of whom are men from Iran, Afghanistan and Iraq, and instead holds them in offshore detention centres on the Pacific nations of Nauru and Papua New Guinea.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:24

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived unannounced in Kabul , tasked with making assessment of the stalemated Afghan conflict as the Trump administration weighs up America's military strategy in the region. Eight of the attackers were also killed in the gunbattle, he said. The attack triggered global shockwaves, with some condemning the use of Afghanistan as what they called a testing ground for the weapon, and against a militant group that is not considered as big a threat as the ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:14

Mr Verhofstadt wrote: "The theory espoused by some, that Theresa May is calling a general election on Brexit in order to secure a better deal with the European Union, is nonsensical". British voters chose to leave the European Union in a referendum last year, signaling the end of the country's 44-year membership of the bloc. Confusingly, though, at around the same time McDonnell was still refusing to rule out another vote, according to reporters.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:17

But Ayrault said France knows "from sure sources" that "the manufacturing process of the sarin that was sampled is typical of the method developed in Syrian laboratories". Syria agreed in September 2013 to destroy its entire chemical weapons programme under a deal negotiated with the United States and Russian Federation after hundreds of people were killed in a sarin gas attack in the outskirts of the capital, Damascus.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:11

City were dominant for the best part of an hour at the national stadium but the Gunners, rejuvenated in their new 3-4-3 formation, provided a rare display of grit and determination. At the moment we have games in hand but the situation in the league is a bit complicated for us. "We need that to continue because we need a Jamie Vardy threatening defenders, getting on their shoulders and being a goal threat as well".

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:08

US Navy says a guided-missile destroyer in fired a flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel in Persian Gulf. The weapons used by Coulibaly came from Slovakia and were sold by an intermediary person in Belgium to Claude Hermant , now in jail for illegal traffic of arms, added local media 7sur7.be, quoting judiciary sources close to the investigation.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:07

The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, together with two guided-missile destroyers and a cruiser, are expected to arrive in the waters off the Korean Peninsula in the next few days and stage a combined tactical operation with the South Korean Navy.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:06

The annual Easter Egg Roll is expected to be the largest social gathering in the White House every year. Standing next to Melania and his eleven-year-old son Barron , President Trump forgot to lift his hand to his heart during the national anthem and only remembered when his wife nudged him to do so.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:00

Calenda said the government would seek European Union permission to lend Alitalia 300-400 million euros of working capital to keep its planes in the skies for the next six months pending a sale. The government will seek to "minimize the cost to citizens and travelers" as it awaits the next move from the company's shareholders, they said. Approval of the agreement would have provided Alitalia with access to 2 billion euros, including 900 million euros of new financing, Alitalia said in a ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:02

The PKK established a presence in Sinjar after coming to the aid of the region's Yazidi population when Islamic State militants overran the area and purged its Yazidi population in the summer of 2014. The Kurdish region is seeking independence via a referendum this year and it needs worldwide support, as does its powerful neighbor to the north. The peshmerga have been instrumental in the battle against IS in northern Iraq though have stepped back in recent weeks as Iraqi forces advance ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:59

The future most of all is in the hands of those people who recognise the other as "you" and themselves as part of an "us". Francis said for Christians, hope is the door which opens onto the future - but explained hope does not mean "to be optimistically naïve and ignore the tragedy humanity is facing".

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:50

But according to a timeline of events pieced together by police and Facebook, Stephens posted a video on Sunday afternoon saying he meant to kill, and followed up two minutes later with video of Godwin's shooting. "[The employee] said, 'I think that's the guy". A man suspected of randomly shooting a grandfather and posting video of it to Facebook has taken his own life.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:52

The tractor and Soules' truck ended up in ditches on opposite sides of the road. There have been no further details given by the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office , who made the arrest. He is also required to wear an electronic ankle bracelet. Soules starred in Season 19 of The Bachelor in 2015 (after placing third on Andi Dorfman's season of The Bachelorette ).

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:52

The French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said that samples taken from the attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun matched those from a previous incident. Moscow was attempting to discredit the OPCW, the source said: "There is a propaganda effort by Russian Federation to say that the OPCW's work is not credible".

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:48

President Hollande said the far right would threaten the break-up of Europe, "profoundly divide France " and "faced with such a risk, I will vote for Emmanuel Macron ". Chirac refused to debate Jean-Marie Le Pen on principle. Voters in Geneva put the scandal-hit Republican candidate Fillon in the lead with 34 percent of the almost 20,000 votes cast, followed by En Marche! centrist Macron in second with 32 percent, reported 20 Minutes .

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:43

Should no candidate secure a majority, a runoff election between the top two candidates will be held on May 7. Polls have forecast this run-off scenario as the most likely since early February. One of Le Pen's main competitors is Jean-Luc Mélenchon, a 65-year-old socialist often described as the French Bernie Sanders. Macron and Le Pen are tied on 22-23 percent, with Fillon improving to around 21 percent and Melenchon surging as high as 20 percent in some polls.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:46

Earlier, briefing the media-persons, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said operations against Maoists will be conducted with more firmness in the future. The UP government has also announced a compensation of Rs 30 lakh each for the two martyrs, who hail from the state. One wounded trooper said he suspects a few cowherds who came to the spot the CRPF personnel were located in, apparently passed on the information to the Maoists.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:40

To some players, absences were notably linked to politics. The New England Patriots are no strangers to this custom and on Wednesday they met with President Donald Trump. "Whether you're trying to win a Super Bowl or rebuild our country, as Coach Belichick would say, 'There are no days off, '" the president added. "I have three daughters", defensive lineman Alan Branch told the Boston Globe , "I wouldn't spend time away from my family to shake the hand of a guy I wouldn't want to ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:33

The absence of a full-fledged chief of the force had invited criticism after the Sukma attack which resulted in the death of 25 men. The central government has been on the receiving end of some severe criticism for keeping the seat of the Central Reserve Police Force vacant for almost 2 months.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:28

It is an act of cowardice. "May God give strength to the families of the deceased soldiers to bear the loss", Mishra, who also holds the portfolio of Delhi Tourism Minister, told reporters. It will be answered appropriately. The jawan was among those injured in the Naxalite attack that took 25 lives in Chhattisgarh on Monday. Home minister directed acting chief of the CRPF Sudeep Lakhtakia and top security officer K Vijay Kumarto stay put in Chhattisgarh to ensure coordinated "targeted" ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:28

According to Yonhap news agency , the parts include two or three launchers, intercept missiles and at least one radar. The Michigan may have been what Trump was referring to in an April 11 interview with the Fox Business Network in which he described powerful submarines that were to link up with a US "armada" - led by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier - that was heading toward the region.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:24

The Fair Labor Association , an organization that serves as a watchdog for the retail industry, took a tour of the factory in October and found dozens of violations of global labor standards set by the U.N. The report said the workers worked up to 82 hours of overtime. They made between 1,879 (about $275) and 2,088 yuan (about $303) a month, which is below minimum wage in parts of China.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:14

Police later searched his vehicle and found knives and a pump-action shotgun. The attacker had been flagged as an extremist, according to two police officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly discuss the investigation.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:11

Each egg was filled with candy and small prizes, and these kids were also very quick to scoop up these eggs. This weekend's 9th annual Easter Egg Hunt in Coolidge Park was a big success with a record turnout, Sunday. And while some had their eyes on the eggs, others had their eyes on the sky as the CHP landed its helicopter carrying the Easter Bunny. The event coordinators divided the kids into three different age groups, which had their own scheduled egg drops, according to the event's ...