Additionally, the resolution authorizes UNMISS to use "all necessary means" to protect civilians, he noted. Presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said Saturday that "the door is open" but would not say whether South Sudan has dropped its objection to the force answering to the existing United Nations peacekeeping mission.
It said a date for the questioning by the investigators from Sweden is expected to be finalized in the coming weeks . Julian Assange will face Swedish prosecutors inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London as Ecuador is said to have agreed to allow questioning of the WikiLeaks founder.
The dubious public diplomacy shown by Western governments that have failed to convey positive messages of support for Turkey or make visits may have negative effects on Turkish foreign policy. Turkey and Russia may attain their 0 billon trade volume target by 2019 or 2020 if the normalization trend continues, the head of the Turkish-Russian Business Council has said, as reported by Anadolu Agency .
Rossiyskaya Gazeta wrote that Putin and Erdogan were determined to promote relations between the countries and were known for keeping their promises. The one-day meeting in St. Since then, about 18,000 people have been detained or arrested and almost 70,000 people suspected of links to Mr Gulen have been suspended or dismissed from the civil service, judiciary, education, health care and the military.
Last month new Labour members were offered a three-day window when they could pay £25 to become a "registered supporter" and gain the right to vote, but some said they could not afford the fee and five of those affected chose to fight the decision in the courts.
Thailand has increased the levels of security at airports and tourist destinations after a series of bombings and arson attacks left four people killed and 35 injured. The bombs Thursday were set off by remote control, half an hour apart, according to Pol. Gen. Sithichai Srisopacharoenrath, the superintendent of police in Hua Hin, and his deputy, Lt.
Obama also used the news conference to reject claims that his administration's payment of $400 million worth of cash to Iran amounted to a ransom in exchange for the release of USA prisoners there. "As we have seen, it is hard to prevent small cells of terrorists willing to kill the innocent and (who) are willing to die". The group is "increasingly acknowledging that they may lose Mosul (in Iraq) and Raqqah (in Syria)" as a result of the US-led anti-IS coalition's efforts, he added.
Hillary Clinton says she brings a lot of stamina to her campaign - rebutting Donald Trump's suggestion that she's not up to the rigors of the presidency. But polls consistently show him trailing Hillary Clinton there. That tweet, though, only confirms what we already knew: Trump made his ISIS-founding claim in the first place-and stuck to it under questioning-because he wanted the same media attention he's now mocking.
The U.S. men remained unbeaten at the Copacabana venue on Saturday night with a 21-14, 21-15 victory over Austria. Dalhausser/Lucena will play top-seeded Brazilians Alison Cerutti and Bruno Schmidt in the men's quarterfinals on August 15.
Ah, right: Take two. The Cowboys battled back, however, dominating the second half of play behind a rejuvenated Tony Romo, who found Dez Bryant and Terrance Williams for scores to cut the lead to 31-27 in the fourth quarter. Jones' son, Stephen, Cowboys vice president, said there were times during the past year when days like Saturday seemed like a distant dream. "They demand excellence; they demand relentless effort, and they want you to be the best you can each and every day", he said.
Bangladeshi investigators have released a photo of a suspect who they believe was the "coordinator" of the deadly Dhaka cafe terror attack which left at least 22 people, mostly foreigners, dead, the media reported on Friday. Karim's lawyer maintained he was innocent. "He was used as a body shield and forced to walk with the attackers at gunpoint", Golam Mostafa said. Neither of the two were seen in public since the end of the 12-hour siege when commandos stormed the cafe on the morning of ...
Thailand's military government seized power in a bloodless coup in 2014, arguing that it needed to stabilize the country after weeks of anti-government protests against the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The other main hypothesis is an extension of the Malay Muslim insurgency which has destabilized the three southernmost province of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat for decades, and intensified in 2004, from which over 6,500 people have been killed and more than 11,000 injured.
Many times, the government will issue an evacuation order that will go ignored by many people, forcing them to be rescued when the storms become more than they anticipated. Meanwhile, one man died on Friday after slipping into a flooded ditch near the city of Zachary, said East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's spokesman Casey Rayborn Hicks.
Who are the people? Lawyers from the National Union of Peoples' Lawyers (NUPL), will file a petition for certiorari which aims to secure the issuance of a temporary restraining order and/or writ of preliminary injunction from the High Court to stop the Department of National Defense and the Armed Forces of the Philippines from conferring national honors to Marcos through the burial at LNMB.
Lineker wore white and blue Leicester shorts for the first 30 minutes of the highlights show, then appeared back on screen fully dressed. "It is a one-off and a sporting miracle that has landed me in my underwear", Lineker told www. Here's what people were saying about the former City striker's undergarments. Leicester City is Lineker's boyhood club, and he scored 94 goals in 194 matches for them.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitor, said that several hundreds of the civilians taken were no longer held by Daesh. Backed by USA air strikes, the Kurdish Arab Alliance has managed to push away the last ISIS militants away from the city, finally allowing its people to enjoy basic human rights that were denied them for so long.
While he did not use the word "abdicate", he strongly indicated that he wishes to hand over his duties. The 82-year-old monarch said that declining health has made it hard for him to continue in his official capacity. "When I consider my age of over 80, as well as my gradually deteriorating physical condition despite being luckily healthy at this moment, I am concerned about being able to fulfill by duties as a symbol with the utmost efforts, as I have done so far", Akihito said in a ...
TOKYO (AP) It was a bit touch and go for Hiroshima officials, but the atomic bomb memorial park in the western Japanese city is now Pokemon No. During World War II, an American B-29 bomber called the "Enola Gay" dropped an atomic bomb over Hiroshima , Japan, on the morning of August 6, 1945.
The hacker further wrote that "All of you may have listened about the DCCC hack". As you see, I was not wasting my time! However despite not punishing Wikileaks for their revelations, Twitter has chose to suspend the Twitter account of Guccifer 2 .0, the individual behind latest hack, who accused the DNC of "settling everything behind the scenes".
Special dossiers are made on terrorists, serial rapists. Cautious of his friendship with the prime minister, Ramdev said that contrary to Modi's assertion, 99% gau-rakshaks he had met were non-violent. He accused "the government of giving clean chit to butchers and clamping down on Hindu cow protectors", and pointed out that the Modi government has promised to ban beef export but "it has actually gone up by 44 % in the last two years".
The stadium itself could seat 93,000 fans for Rams games. "I think it's amusing and I think it's cool, something I can probably watch for years to come". If Swain can prove his worth, I think the Dallas Cowboys should start to showcase Escobar's skill set more in the preseason and see if there is a team willing to trade for him.
But in a surprise change-up, Putin accepted Erdogan's apology for the incident in June, and now the two counterparts seem to be ready to patch things up. Calling Putin his "dear friend", Erdogan said Turkey is ready to implement a natural gas pipeline project with Russian Federation and a deal to build Turkey's first nuclear power plant.
Deck-Brown said the investigation was continuing but left open the possibility that no actual shots were fired at all. Police were working to secure the area, after witnesses reported hearing gunshots, at around 2:30 P.M. A witness, Laurren Baker, told CBS News that she and her friends heard gunshots as they were entering the mall. WATCH: Eyewitness describes huge crowds of people leaving mallOther eyewitnesses said they had to run out of the mall as well.
Cody Miller followed suit for the men's 400 medley relay, making sure that USA star Michael Phelps finished his incredible Rio Olympics in the only way imaginable. The Americans finished in 3min 27.95sec, an Olympic record, to win by 1.29sec. The night, though, belonged to Phelps, who walked out of the arena for final time carrying an American flag handed to him by his mother from her front-row seat, right next to Johnson and little Boomer.
Burwell traveled to the USA territory in late April to evaluate its response to the outbreak. In addition to mosquitoes, the Zika virus can be transmitted through sex. The Canadian public health agency said it is aware of 13 confirmed cases of the virus in pregnant women in this country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned in June that Puerto Rico could see dozens, if not hundreds, of babies with microcephaly in the coming months.
The 22-year-old Blume, the fastest qualifier for the final, made a flying start off the blocks and held on grimly in the final few metres to win the single-lap sprint in a time of 24.07 seconds. Later Saturday Michael Phelps attempts to end his Olympic career with a 23rd gold medal in the men's 4x100m medley relay while Katie Ledecky chases her fifth Rio gold in the women's equivalent.
France already has a controversial country-wide "burqa ban", which outlaws full-face veils in public, and analysts have said the beach rules could worsen feelings of alienation and fuel extremist propaganda. Photo GettyMuslim women wearing burkinis could be a threat to public order and will be cautioned and fined AUD$55. Located in the south of France, Cannes is also popular and expensive tourist destination, housing an annual star-studded film festival.
Lungu led with 207,547 votes against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema who had garnered some 153,633 votes after 22 of the country's 156 constituencies had been collated, the Electoral Commission of Zambia said in a news conference. In another development, the Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI) and the Nairobi-based African Media Initiative (AMI) have both criticised the Zambian Government for shutting down operations of a Zambian daily newspaper, the Post newspaper in June ...
The meeting that deliberated at length to discuss ways of cooling the prevailing tensions in the Kashmir valley, which had erupted after the killing of terrorist Burhan Wani on July 8 by security forces, was of the firm view to make efforts to win the confidence of the people.
Bolt, 29, glanced over to Bahraini Andrew Fisher in lane one, who was in top gear and leading the race, so the Jamaican accelerated and took first place with a 10.07 to qualify. I've dealt with that punishment. The final is scheduled for 9:25 p.m. on NBC . Michel Cedenio of Trinidad and Tobago won the second heat in 44.39, holding off world champion Wayde van Niekerk, who finished in 44.45.
Westbrook's current contract with the Thunder is set to end after this upcoming season, allowing him to become an UFA in the summer of 2017. The first two seasons are guaranteed and Westbrook will have a player option after 2017-2018. The Thunder is still a playoff contender and fans should expect Russell Westbrook to be a strong MVP candidate. That meant the Oklahoma city Thunder had to remove it's qualifying offer to restricted free agent Dion Waiters to free up the salary cap to keep ...
Louisiana's governor John Bel Edwards declared the state of emergency after a torrential rainfall slammed Louisiana. Edwards called the floods "unprecedented" and "historic", according to The Associated Press , which also noted that the governor and his family were forced to leave the governor's mansion when chest-high water filled the basement and electricity was shut off.
If no candidate manages to win more than 50 percent this time, Zambia will have to hold a second round of elections. Current president, Edgar Lungu, won the last election which took place after the sitting president, Michael Sata passed away.
Congress has 30 days to block the sale, although that does not happen often. Within hours of the peace talks ending, the Saudi-led military coalition, which is backed by both the USA and Britain, had resumed air strikes against Houthi rebel positions in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a.
The Canadian public health agency said it is aware of 13 confirmed cases of the virus in pregnant women in this country. It also allows Puerto Rico to temporarily reassign public health workers to assist in the Zika response. There are now 28 locally acquired cases in the tri-county area, after the Florida Department of Health announced the identification of three new locally acquired cases in Miami-Dade on Friday.