by | May 10, 2017 | 00:27

It said he also ordered fighters to behead local elders in front of their families and kidnap women and girls to force them to marry ISIS fighters. Little is known about Hasib, a former Afghan Taliban commander who switched his loyalty to the Islamic State and took over the Afghanistan affiliate when Khan was killed.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:27

The Election Commission of India has time and again rubbished allegations that EVMs can be programmed to favour any particular party.Before Mr. Bhardwaj's "demonstration", Mr. Kejriwal could get away with this because he still has a supermajority in Delhi Assembly- 66 out of 70 MLAs - the other four are from the opposition, some of whom can be thrown out of the House by marshals on the orders of the Speaker or be barred from attending the proceedings on some pretext or the other.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:23

The Liberal Democrats, meanwhile, were down by almost 30, while the UK Independence Party (UKIP) had lost all of the 41 seats it held at the previous elections. With ballots in all of Scotland's 32 regions counted, the Scottish National Party lost seven council seats and the Conservatives gained 164. He added that the local election results had shown the gap between Labour and the Conservatives was "not as great as the pundits have been saying".

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:19

The average advertised rent in Clare is now €677. However, there are very few homes for sale, and a small number being built. Galway saw a similar rise, with the average cost now just below €1,000 a month. "Regulatory measures created to limit rent increases could only ever have a very limited effectiveness in a market with such a scarcity of supply", he said.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:15

In another school, the authorities removed the metal button of the jeans of a girl student and later demanded removal of the back pocket. Some of them had to remove their shoes and hastily opt for the sandals of their parents. Students in Kerala , India, who want to take their undergraduate entrance test for a medical course now might have to adhere to an outrageous dress code - going bra-less! There were no houses nearby.

by | May 09, 2017 | 15:52

Saying he is one of the co-founders of the Aam Aadmi Party and will not leave the party, Mr Mishra asserted no one has the right to remove him from the party. The chief minister has directed Chief Secretary M M Kutty to coordinate the meeting and asked all authorities concerned - the New Delhi Municipal Council, all three municipal corporations, medical superintendents, health department - to come prepared for the meeting.

by | May 09, 2017 | 15:42

May fired off her broadside after the bloc's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned that the negotiations on Britain's divorce from the European Union would not be quick or painless. People get excited when we have elections. "It's clear from Theresa May's reaction that she is prepared, whatever the Commission officials are doing in Brussels , the bureaucrats, she is prepared to stand up for Britain's vital national interests in these very complicated talks".

by | May 09, 2017 | 15:40

Rescuers have brought 37 miners to safety and sent them for hospital treatment. China is the world's largest producer and consumer of coal. A miner who declined to be named said that after the mine manager was informed of the gas leak, he asked workers to enter the mine to rescue their colleagues.

by | May 09, 2017 | 15:37

The Angels have gone 15-27 in games Trout has missed the past six years while winning at a.531 mark with him in the lineup, according to ESPN Stats & Info . Trout, who has been sidelined for back-to-back games with the injury, likely will sit out Monday's series opener against the Oakland Athletics . The Astros have won five of their last seven while receiving a spark from versatile utilityman Marwin Gonzalez, who is 9-for-20 during his six-game hitting streak.

by | May 09, 2017 | 15:34

The group will then "take steps to complete by June 4, 2017, the preparation of the maps of the de-escalation areas and security zones and to separate the armed opposition groups from the terrorist groups". Russian Federation suspended the communications channel last month after the United States fired a barrage of Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian air base in response to the Syrian military allegedly using chemical weapons in an attack.

by | May 09, 2017 | 15:30

The newly released girls arrived at the Abuja Airport and met by the President's chief of staff. The kidnapping from a Chibok boarding school sparked global outrage and the social media movement #BringBackOurGirls . Boko Haram, whose declared aim is to create an Islamic state, has killed thousands of people and displaced more than 2 million during its insurgency, now in its eighth year.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:58

In his letter to Mr Macron, Dr Tan noted that France and Singapore have excellent bilateral relations, with the two countries enjoying "strong and mutually beneficial cooperation in trade and investment, defence and security, research and development, and culture and education".

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:57

The home minister today said in Raipur that the government will review its strategy on battling the Naxalites. "We have accepted it as a challenge". Another Home Ministry official said the State police should take the lead in anti-Maoist operations and it can not be left to the Central forces alone.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:46

Right now, that's all highly theoretical, as the extent safe zones aren't in places the U.S. was attacking in the first place. Russia, Turkey and Iran agreed to enforce a cease-fire between Syrian government and opposition forces in four locations, but Russia says map details won't be published until early June.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:23

The commander of ISIS-K, the terror group's offshoot in Afghanistan, was killed in a joint U.S. His death comes just 9 months after Hafiz Sayed Khan, the region's previous ISIS leader, was killed in a USA airstrike in Nangarhar province. In July 2016, a suicide bomb attack on a Shia Muslim rally in Kabul killed about 80 people . Afghan officials said at least 34 militants had been killed by Afghan airstrikes since Sunday, but gave no figures on Afghan casualties.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:22

You don't try to tell me anything. "Don't think of my tears as my weakness.The tears were because of kindness, not because of harsh words" - Ms Nigam says in a Facebook post . "The power in truth will show its colours soon", she wrote. Condemning the incident of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA pulling up a woman IPS officer publicly, the Indian Police Service (Central) Association on Monday called out for suitable punishment in order to enable the police to protect the people.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:20

As reported by CNN , the Trump administration also announced today that it would immediately disband the "Let Girls Learn" program, another Michelle Obama-led initiative that provided funding to teen girls in the developing world so they could obtain education.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:18

Seeking response of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea to expunge remarks made against him by a trial court in a criminal defamation case, the Delhi high court issued a notice to the BJP leader. "I am alone in this fight". But let me make it clear. "I will give all the evidence straight to the CBI". Mishra is also mulling to file a third FIR against AAP leaders Satyendar Jain, Ashish Khetan, Raghav Chaddha, Sanjay Singh and Durgesh Pathak for using illegal ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:18

People familiar with that conversation say she went to the White House days after the inauguration to tell officials that statements made by Pence and others about Flynn's discussions with Kislyak were incorrect, and to warn them that those contradictions could expose Flynn or others to potential manipulation by the Russians.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:13

He also warned other countries their firms could face so-called secondary sanctions for doing illicit business with Pyongyang. Earlier this week, however, Fu Ying, who chairs the Foreign Affairs Committee of China's National People's Congress, published an essay on the Brookings Institute website acknowledging China's limited influence over the North and calling on both Washington and Pyongyang to allow tempers and tone to cool.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:12

He also ordered the government to pay him Rs 2.85 lakh in relief and directed the "District Magistrate of Kolkata " to make necessary administrative arrangements to provide the relief in cash or kind. Justice Karnan is scheduled to retire in June this year. He was given the maximum punishment in the Contempt of Courts Act. In the letter written in January, Justice Karnan told PM Narendra Modi that corruption charges against the judges could be proved if investigated by competent officers of ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:08

Purnama denied wrongdoing, though he apologized for comments he made past year criticizing his opponents' use of the Koran in political campaigning ahead of the election for governor. But Judge Rosyad said the panel of judges disagreed with Ahok's defence team, who argued the case was related to the April 19 gubernatorial election.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:05

If you're not of Mexican descent and you want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo , the first step is taking the time to understand what it is. Palenque's barbacoa tacos consist of spiced, braised beef topped with cilantro and onions in a corn tortilla.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:00

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won a decisive victory in a vote in Germany's northern state of Schleswig-Holstein on Sunday, boosting her prospects of winning a national election in September. In his acceptance speech in The Louvre museum in Paris , Macron said that "the world is watching" and "waiting for us to defend the spirit of the Enlightenment, threatened in so many places".

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:57

Abandoning the National Front is likely a desperate attempt by Le Pen to break with the party's extremist past, which stands between her and anti-globalist French voters who aren't xenophobic. Following the result Le Pen said "the survival of France is at stake" and slammed Macron for being "weak" on terror in what will remain one of her core messages.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:56

Chaffetz spoke Tuesday after a meeting in which the committee reviewed classified documents related to the investigation, CNN reports . "We need to have the opportunity to ask him directly why he concealed these foreign payments from the Defense Department", he said.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:46

The fire started in an electrical junction box on the ground floor, and spread to the two-wheeler parking area of the complex and then the ground and top floors. The four deceased have been identified as Meenakshi, 60, Selvi, 30, 10-year-old Shalini and four-yea-old Sanjay. They also had lung injuries, she said.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:46

Le Pen offered a radically different vision, proposing to pull France out of the euro, hold a referendum on European Union membership, and impose protectionist trade policies to shield French workers from what she called "savage globalisation".

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:43

This fact does not appear to have been lost on the Prime Minister's campaign team, who have splashed her name across posters while downplaying the Conservative brand. Conservatives have made historic advances in local elections across the United Kingdom, gaining more than 500 councillors, winning tightly-fought battles for elected mayors in the West Midlands and Tees Valley and forcing Labour into third place in its former stronghold of Scotland.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:45

There was no explanation offered for the delay, though senators pointed out that in the 18 days between Yates' first warning and Flynn's dismissal, Flynn had participated in a Trump phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin and a meeting between Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe regarding North Korean missile tests.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:44

But Macron said last week if he won, he didn't expect he would get much of a honeymoon. Announcing the changes, the movement's secretary general, Richard Ferrand, said the organization will be "a new political force" on the landscape redrawn by Macron's victory.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:20

The U.S. State Department said "the security of U.S. citizens is one of the department's highest priorities", and it will work with the Swedish embassy in Pyongyang, which represents American interests in North Korea, to try to secure the freedom of the four detained Americans.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:13

Those and subsequent comments by Trump and his associates have been used by challengers to prove that regardless of other reasons, the travel ban represents an unconstitutional violation of religious rights. "This just doesn't look like your normal national security or immigration decision", Martin said. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia is considering a similar ruling on Monday.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:14

Flynn was sacked following news reports that he had discussed sanctions with Russia's ambassador to the USA during the transition, even though Pence said publicly that the topic had not come up. Most of the GOP lawmakers who sit on the Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee - along with the chairman of the full Senate Judiciary Committee, U.S. Sen.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:15

The ministry added that the US and South Korean intelligence services had "ideologically corrupted and bribed a North Korean citizen, transforming him into a terrorist determined to act against the countries' supreme authorities". No details about how the supposed plot was uncovered were given in the statement. Is the Korean Peninsula headed for war? North Korea warned that United States hostility brought the region to the brink of nuclear war.