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by | October 20, 2017 | 01:45

Iran has been one of Assad's strongest supporters since the country's crisis began more than six years ago and has sent thousands of Iranian-backed militiamen to boost his troops against opponents. While Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu reportedly pushed for a 40 kilometer area, Russian President Vladimir Putin is believed to have approved a 10-15 kilometer off-limits zone.

by | October 20, 2017 | 01:39

Superintendent of Police Cantonment Dr Fahad confirmed to Dawn that the cleric had been arrested on the highway from Multan to Jhang. The cleric had been nominated after statement of Qandeel's father which he recorded before the police.

by | October 20, 2017 | 01:36

Wilson, the Democratic congresswoman and educator from South Florida who had mentored Johnson and his siblings, blasted back that she was in a vehicle full of people and she overheard the president tell Myeshia Johnson "he knew what he signed up for " on speakerphone.

by | October 20, 2017 | 01:30

None has been so hard-earned. In a clash between Europe's two great entertainers, early goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus would prove to be enough for the Citizens. The visitors did pull one back through an Amadou Diawara penalty with 17 minutes left but City held on to defeat the Serie A leader 2-1. At this stage last season, Chelsea sat in fifth place after their first eight games with sixteen points, but this was only after they secured back-to-back wins after going the ...

by | October 20, 2017 | 01:30

Uranus will be visible without using a telescope on Thursday night. Uranus comes into opposition about every year (that's every Earth year, not every Uranian year, which is about 84 times longer ). Getting to see Uranus is something of a treat because it isn't usually this visible. Don't giggle, but a lot of people are going to be staring at Uranus tonight, as the planet reaches opposition with Earth today.

by | October 20, 2017 | 01:01

Now it makes the 362 BHP Polestar variants of the S60 and V60 as well as performance upgrades for existing Volvo cars. It's available for pre-order now and slated to "roll off the production line in mid-2019", Volvo said. All future cars from Polestar will have a fully electric powertrain. This week, the company showed the first model that will bear its name: the sporty, 600-hp Polestar 1.

by | October 20, 2017 | 01:01

Maute, with his brother Abdullah, hoisted black flags of the Islamic State group and set fire to Dansalan College in May, marking the beginning of a months-long siege in the Islamic city. "There are also still in existence about 20 to 30 armed elements - strugglers if you may call them - of the group". The military spokesman said the government was not discounting the possibility that Mahmud could be anointed as the next extremist leader in Marawi.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:57

The New Zealand dollar was trading at 70.08 United States cents as at 8:30am in Wellington from 71.29 cents yesterday, before the announcement on the new government. Her likely Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters is known to hold a real dislike for the Green Party, on which the government will depend to get its policies through.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:56

Bush, speaking at the Bush Institute's Spirit of Liberty event at the Time Warner Center in NY, called for unity and denounced bigotry , and the increased divisiveness we see in the current political climate. As a result, it seems as if the forces that are pulling apart the nation are stronger than the ones that keep it together. The 43rd president, observing America's "fading confidence" in free markets and worldwide trade, lamented the "return of isolationist sentiments" in the country.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:52

The threat appeared to be a response to military drills being carried out by the U.S.in conjunction with South Korea off the Korean Peninsula. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (not pictured) guides the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated combination photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:47

Several critically ill patients and their relatives keep contacting Sushma Swaraj through twitter for getting medical visas for treatment. "On the auspicious occasion of Deepawali, India will grant medical visa in all deserving cases pending today", Sushma Swaraj tweeted.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:45

The investigation was launched in 2014 following National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) recalls into the defective ignition switches. Maintain a Global Vehicle Safety Organization that identifies and investigates safety issues. Safety should always be of the highest priority, especially when it comes to a motor vehicle, where the consequences can be dire.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:44

More than 1.9 million people around the Southeast are signed up to participate in the event. An additional 42 million people have registered for other ShakeOut drills across the United States and its territories as well as in British Columbia to Japan, Italy and New Zealand.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:44

The move came after two days of negotiations in the Egyptian capital on the governing of the Gaza Strip as part of the most serious effort to date to end the 10-year rift between the rival Palestinian groups. One issue that threatens to derail the reconciliation process is the question of what will be the future of Hamas's 25,000-strong military and its weapons arsenal.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:40

NOAA said it is likely that the La Nina climate pattern will develop this winter, which lowers sea surface temperature in the central Pacific Ocean. The agency's winter outlook will be updated on November 16. And while the prediction believes precipitation will be above-average this winter, there is still a chance of drought conditions in parts of the northern Plains.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:33

UF says $500,000 has been spent, by the university and other agencies, to enhance security on campus and in Gainesville for the event. "We can not prohibit groups or individuals from speaking in our public forums except for limited exceptions, which include safety and security", the university's website reads.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:30

They said a dog might start off acting in a lazy way, just guessing where odors are coming from, or they may generally disregard whatever they are being taught at that moment. But it is not all bad news, as handlers have the option to adopt dogs who are dropped. Lulu was no longer interested in searching for explosives .

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:28

The UN Security Council expressed concern over recent reports of violence near the city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq. On Monday, Iraq's federal forces, supported by Iranian-sponsored militias, rolled into the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. Iran and Turkey joined the Baghdad government in condemning the Iraqi Kurds' Sept. 25 referendum, anxious it could worsen regional instability and conflict by spurring their own Kurdish populations to push for homelands.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:17

Met Eireann has issued a " Status Orange " wind warning for coastal parts of Munster as well as Wexford on Saturday - from midnight to 12 noon. Some transport disruption is likely across the warning area, with delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport.

by | October 19, 2017 | 17:32

Sharif, 67, resigned in July after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office over an undeclared source of income that was revealed in the Panama Papers leaks. The voices echoed the courtroom following a scuffle broke out between the federal police and PML-N lawyers outside the court premises. It had also ordered to start the process of declaring Sharif's sons proclaimed offender for failing to appear before the court.

by | October 19, 2017 | 17:12

By virtue of the win, the Indians have also avenged their twin defeats - 0-1 in Azlan Shah Cup and 2-3 in Hockey World League Semi-finals in London - earlier this year. Also, the outstanding result will be a big confidence booster for India after a lull outing against South Korea. "India are a higher-ranked team and I sat the night watching their videos and made a plan for every player, especially the forwards", said South Korea coach, Shin Seok Kyo.

by | October 19, 2017 | 16:51

According to the Times of Malta, Caruana Galizia had filed a police report about two weeks ago stating she had received threats. Corruption on the Mediterranean island nation also needs to be rooted out, they said. Investigators haven't publicly identified which explosives were used in the journalist's murder, but experts say any military grade explosives, like Semtex, are not available in Malta and would have had to be brought in from overseas.

by | October 19, 2017 | 02:51

The father, Chris Baldridge of Zebulon, North Carolina, told The Washington Post he appreciated the president's call and was stunned by his generosity. Talking to reporters Wednesday, the president said he had "a very nice conversation with the woman - the wife, who sounded like a lovely woman". "It's disgusting that the media is taking something that should be recognized as a generous and honest gesture, made privately by the president, and using it to advance the media's biased agenda", ...

by | October 19, 2017 | 02:39

Crews fought their way across rugged, steep terrain on Tuesday in a push to gain full control of the deadliest wildfires in California history, as search-and-rescue teams picked through an ashy moonscape of destroyed homes looking for victims.

by | October 19, 2017 | 02:10

The Redmond Asset Management Llc holds 7,915 shares with $639,000 value, down from 32,793 last quarter. Finally, Spirit of America Management Corp NY lifted its holdings in Exxon Mobil Corporation by 4.1% in the first quarter. Therefore 33% are positive. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, October 31 to "Neutral". TD Securities maintained it with "Hold" rating and $52 target in Thursday, August 6 report.

by | October 19, 2017 | 02:10

All he really has to do is take closer look at the tax plan he helped create. After explaining the insurmountable difficulty of not cutting taxes for the rich, Mnuchin tells White that they are eliminating the estate tax because, "The estate tax is somewhat of an economic issue and somewhat of a philosophical issue".

by | October 19, 2017 | 02:07

Chutkan's order is limited to Jane Doe's case and will expire after 14 days although the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has been advocating for abortion access for all illegal immigrants in similar situations. The ACLU's motion for preliminary injunction describes attempts by ORR Director Scott Lloyd to personally coerce young women to carry their pregnancies to term instead of having an abortion, and to personally force them to go to religiously-affiliated "crisis pregnancy ...

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:54

But beginning a few years ago, he increased his contributions as part of his estate planning, bringing the organisation's endowment to about US$18 billion this year. Earlier this year, Soros, who is chairman of the Open Society Foundations, came under fire from officials in his home country of Hungary, which is now controlled by a nationalist political party.

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:44

The five 6-MW Siemens Gamesa machines were installed on their floating foundations and then towed to Scotland . "Innovation is key to the government's Industrial Strategy, and this is a great example of how offshore wind continues to push the parameters, creating thousands of jobs and delivering billions investment to the United Kingdom".

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:44

It was reported that attackers have fired seven bullets out of which six bullets hit Harshita forehead and neck. According to the sources, the two men stopped her vehicle and opened up fire on her. This is not the first time that Harshita has received life threats and she had disclosed the same on social media earlier too. "There are some people from the industry, our own performers from Haryana, threatening me on the phone to compromise and delete the video or else I will have to face the ...

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:41

But Ms Sobchak also has the "Marmite" effect: she is as unpalatable to as many people as she attracts. However, a significant minority of voters accuse the Kremlin chief of overseeing a corrupt system that has isolated Russian Federation from the outside world, and many of them have taken part in mass protests organised by Putin critic Alexei Navalny .

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:18

The main opposite Labour Party's employment spokeswoman, Margaret Greenwood, said: "With a record number of working people living in poverty, the news that real wages have fallen yet again is deeply concerning". In the three months to June 2017, the probability of remaining in employment, for those in work, was 97.3 percent, the highest since 1997. "Vacancies remain robust, at a near-record level".

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:14

Zaira Wasim is a Kashmiri girl and I am from Kashmir so as a Kashmiri, I feel very proud that she has done so well in this film. Secret Superstar talks to teenagers about their dreams, aspirations, challenges and constraints. Diwali: What better than to bring in the festival of lights with a film meant for the family audience. This film will make you cry and laugh at the same time.

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:08

Liverpool have drawn their opening two matches of the group stage of the competition at home to Sevilla and away to Spartak Moscow and are in need of a win to jump start their campaign. However, two goals from Cenk Tosun gave Besiktas the three points. Radamel Falcao got the scoring going for Monaco right on the half-hour mark, turning his right-footed shot home from a Keita Balde assist to make it 1-0.

by | October 19, 2017 | 00:59

A USA delegation arrived in Turkey on Wednesday for talks on repairing bilateral ties on Thursday. Turkey will not submit to "impositions" from the United States over an on-going visa dispute and will reject any conditions it can not meet, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday.