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by | May 09, 2017 | 05:16

Since the operation began, USA and Afghan forces have taken over half of the districts that ISIS-K controlled back from the group, according to Gen. John Nicholson, the top US commander in Afghanistan . The Pentagon said Hasib was the target of the attack , but didn't confirm his death until Sunday. "This is the second emir we have killed in nine months", he said.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:10

The highly anticipated hearing - it was Yates' first appearance on Capitol Hill since her firing - before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the presidential election was expected to fill in basic details in the chain of events that led to Flynn's ouster.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:07

Herman Joseph S. Kraft, associate professor at the UP political science department, said separately that the latest ASEAN statement "continues the soft position taken by ASEAN towards Chinese activities that have contributed to making the issue a source of continuing tensions in the region".

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:06

North Korea's Ministry of State Security claimed that a terrorists' group supported by the CIA and South Korea's intelligence agency infiltrated North Korea to stage a terrorist attack against the North Korean leader by using a bio-chemical substance.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:09

Tensions escalated earlier this week with cross-border clashes between Turkish forces and the YPG near the Syrian border. The YPG has been seen by the United States as the best ally on the ground in the fight against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists in Syria and Trump has inherited a policy from Barack Obama of actively supporting the group.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:08

It will compete with Come From Away , Dear Evan Hansen and Groundhog Day for the top prize. The four nominees for Best Play (A Doll's House, Part 2, Oslo, Indecent and Sweat) came away with multiple nominations. Groundhog Day was one of the big winners with seven nods, including for the coveted best new musical category. The three shows vying for best musical revival are " Falsettos ", " Hello, Dolly! " and "Miss Saignon".

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:03

Kim during a public event using a delayed-action biochemical poison. "The supreme leader would have been targeted at a military parade and public procession, with the results not made visible for six to 12 months afterwards", the statement said.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:00

Brigitte Trogneux after casting her ballot at a polling station in Le Touquet, northern France, on Sunday. This year, Emmanuel will turn 40 years, up to date, he is the youngest French leader. She quickly agreed when he asked her to help him work on a script and thus they began to build a bond. In short, she is the 64-year-old wife of Emmanuel Macron .

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:00

Diquez told the Sunday Guardian that the walk was in solidarity with the people in Venezuela. "Either we rewrite the constitution or we bow to interventionism", he told aides by phone late Sunday, according to the AFP news agency. Maduro's plan has drawn widespread worldwide criticism. Chavez initially liked the name "Socialist of the 21st Century", he consulted Dieterich for several years, he drew up the 1999 Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, which guaranteed civil ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 04:57

He said: "I call on - and will call on - all leaders, as I have called on leaders of various places, to work to seek a solution to problems through the path of diplomacy". He mentioned that the group of four ex-presidents from Spain, Panama, the Dominican Republic and Colombia were seeking ways to relaunch negotiations toward a resolution to the crisis in Venezuela, but, he said, "The conditions must be much clearer".

by | May 09, 2017 | 04:56

Though Wall explained the page as "an archived press statement before the campaign ended and he formed a government", it mysteriously vanished Monday, just moments after Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked about it during a press briefing.

by | May 09, 2017 | 04:47

I have called Satyendar Jain and asked him to explain his position in the PAC. whether he is being framed or has there been a mistake, we are ready for an investigation.be it a ED or a CBI probe", Vishwas said. I have named people within the party. "But I can not stay silent after what I witnessed", he said. Maken further stated that he has written a letter to Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal, asking to prosecute Kejriwal.

by | May 09, 2017 | 04:40

In a statement released Thursday a spokesperson for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says an executive order signed by President Trump designated to promote religious liberty will have no sway on longstanding policy. Revoking a religious organization's tax exemption risks accusations that the government is crushing religious freedom. The President also ordered the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Labor, and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 04:35

Iran , Assad's other major ally, also backed it. The main Syrian opposition body, the HNC, which includes political and armed groups, denounced the plan earlier as vague. Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of the Russian General Staff, speaks to the media in the Defense Ministry in Moscow, Russia. The de-escalation zones are the latest global attempt to reduce violence in the war-ravaged country, and represent the first effort to envisage armed foreign monitors on the ground in Syria , reports The ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 04:19

Icon of revolutionary Palestinian resistance and a member of the Marxist-Leninist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Leila Khaled, announced Saturday that she will be hunger-striking in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners, who have been striking in a historic, mass struggle for 21 days in Israeli cells.

by | May 09, 2017 | 04:14

On Friday, Pakistan closed its border with Afghanistan after attacks by Afghan forces on census staff and security personnel escorting them left 12 people dead and 40 more injured. He said Pakistan, on its part, has been taking measures for border management, but Afghanistan has taken no step in that regard. Reiterating its charge that India and Afghanistan had formed a nexus against it, Pakistan has asked the United States to help break the alleged alliance "for the sake of regional peace", ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 04:12

At 10 p.m., Kate McCann returned to the room to check on the children; she claims that when she got there, Madeleine was nowhere to be found. However, the latest investigations speak of a woman who was in Praia da Luz, Portugal, and witnesses saw her near where little Madeleine disappeared.

by | May 09, 2017 | 03:50

Both former official said they did not know how that happened. The hearing took place hours after former Obama administration officials revealed that the outgoing president had warned Mr Trump against hiring Mr Flynn during an Oval Office meeting after the 2016 election.

by | May 09, 2017 | 03:45

Residents from Coligny were upset by the court's decision and went on a rampage, setting three houses alight . The North West Education Department has funded the funeral. Police reportedly used rubber bullets to protect farms from angry residents. Buys said Solidarity Movement was prepared to help resolve the crisis and would be pleased to have talks with the premier Mahumapelo on the process of restoring peace in Coligny.

by | May 09, 2017 | 03:41

In February 2007, Haniya and other Hamas leaders signed a historic reconciliation agreement with the Fatah Party. Hamas seized control of the Palestinian coastal enclave in 2007 after beating its main rival, Fatah, led by President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority, in parliamentary elections a year earlier.

by | May 09, 2017 | 03:33

Kim Hak Song was stopped Saturday as he tried to board a flight at Pyongyang airport for what was described as a break expected to last a few weeks. In a report published in February 2017, United Nations experts insisted that North Korea had been getting missile components and small planes from China and had been running a number of front firms to get access to the global financial system.

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:12

It said that these exercises had "thrown away their deceptive veils as annual drills and defensive ones", Xinhua news agency reported . In fact, the US and North Korea's relationship has become so strained that China - North Korea's main ally - told the two countries to "stop irritating each other".

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:09

The border is not the only area of dispute between the neighbours: Afghanistan has long accused Pakistan of sponsoring the Afghan Taleban, though Islamabad says it provides the militants with safe haven as a "lever" to bring them to peace talks.

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:10

The office of Nigeria's president says Muhammadu Buhari is now leaving for London for a medical checkup as fears continue over the state of his health. "It's not just to bring them back home; we must ensure they get the education they are supposed to have", she said. It was not immediately clear whether the newly freed girls would join them.

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:08

Jawdat highlighted that Daesh has actually lost control over Mosul's Old City, and Iraqi army snipers are stationed on rooftops in the area. Some have fled to relatives in the city's east, which is now under the control of Iraqi security forces.

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:04

People seem to like the president's eldest daughter, who's also a White House adviser. As for President Trump, this Friday marks his 100th day in office. A majority disapprove of him on most major issues, from the economy (59 percent) to health care (66 percent) to race relations (70 percent). The survey also signals major distrust for large institutions to do the right thing "often".

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:00

The Foreign Ministry is reportedly set to warn the cabinet that a minister's demand to shutter the United Nations headquarters in Jerusalem , in protest of a recent agency resolution that denies Israeli sovereignty over the capital city, would violate worldwide law.

by | May 08, 2017 | 15:54

Last week, both the Taliban and ISIS claimed responsibility for a bevy of men dressed as Afghan soldiers who stormed an Afghan base and killed at least 140 local troops, the deadliest attack on those forces in the 15-years of the war. Almost 9,000 USA troops remain in Afghanistan; some 7,000 of them train and assist Afghan forces, and about 1,500 are a part of a counter-terrorism unit that mostly targets pockets of al Qaeda and Islamic State fighters, but also engages the Taliban.

by | May 08, 2017 | 15:51

Even though he is an unknown quantity to some extent, the win brought huge relief to European allies who had feared another anti-globalisation electoral result to follow Britain's vote to quit the EU and Donald Trump's election as US president.

by | May 08, 2017 | 15:47

Kim HAK Sleep, according to the Agency, worked at the Pyongyang University of science and technology. A United States citizen has been detained by North Korea as tension mounts between Pyongyang and Washington. David Lee, who also said he studied with Kim Hak-song in the U.S., said Kim and his colleagues would send food to North Korea. On Friday North Korea accused the USA and South Korean spy agencies of an unsuccessful assassination attempt on leader Kim Jong-Un involving biochemical ...

by | May 08, 2017 | 15:41

Travelling in the Delhi Metro is going to be dearer from Wednesday, with fares going to be hiked between ₹ 10 and ₹ 50. Presently the minimum fare is Rs 8 and the maximum fare, Rs 30. Earlier, this year, NITI Aayog requested the Prime Minister's office to take a call on raising fares. The panel was headed by the Urban Development Secretary Rajiv Gauba.

by | May 08, 2017 | 15:23

With a serious, nearly somber tone, reflecting a divided nation, he pledged to "guarantee unity", acknowledging he faces an " immense task" ahead. Trump had backed neither Macron nor his far-right rival Marine Le Pen ahead of the vote's second round.

by | May 08, 2017 | 15:21

Tornadoes hit several small towns in East Texas , killing four people. The 72-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle that was swept of a highway in Christian County. In addition, a volunteer fire chief was killed "when he was struck by a vehicle shortly before 4 a.m. while checking water levels" on a highway in the north of the state.

by | May 08, 2017 | 15:14

If Macron was Obama-like, Le Pen's campaign seemed to channel that of Donald Trump, whose victory she hailed as a prelude to her own. The French prime minister has said 39-year-old Macron won the election , and French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen says she called Macron to congratulate him on his victory.

by | May 08, 2017 | 15:13

With Trump closing in on the first 100 days of his presidency, Obama's timing could not have been better. "So, what's been going on while I've been gone? " the former president asked as he took his seat on the stage at the at the University of Chicago, where he once taught constitutional law.