While fewer people in the USA are looking to Obama for direction now that his successor has been chosen and his agenda largely rebuked, Obama has retained significant clout overseas. Athens had been hoping for a statement by Obama akin to the comments he made while in Athens , underlining the need for debt relief to accompany reforms if the Greek economy is to grow.
The death toll was expected to rise further because rescue workers had yet to gain access to one of the worst-damaged of the 14 coaches that derailed, said Daljeet Chaudhary, a director general of police. Reports out of the region suggest more than 150 passengers were injured, more than 40 of them are in serious condition. Police said 120 people had been killed and at least 200 others were undergoing treatment in nearby hospitals, which were placed on high alert after the early morning ...
The annual Apec summit got under way in Lima just over a week after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election, casting doubt that the largest-ever US-proposed trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), will come to fruition. Obama sought to reassure concerned leaders that the USA will stay true to its commitments despite the election of a president who opposed Obama on practically every issue.
A Protestant woman in a mainly Catholic and male-dominated party, at least when she became its leader in 2000, Merkel never built up a regional power base but over the years she has sidelined her main male rivals and has no obvious successor.
The two leaders addressed the threat of North Korea's efforts to advance its nuclear weapons, reaffirming their commitment to achieving the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, the White House said. In his last scheduled foreign trip as president, Obama sought to reassure Latin American leaders that US policy in the region will not significantly change when President-elect Donald Trump assumes power.
With the Tigers on the ropes and treading water offensively for most of the afternoon, a final drive of 75 yards could have won the game for LSU . Florida's rush defense going up against LSU's vaunted rushing attack will be the deciding factor in Saturday's game.
Lee said that his team believed Park had an accomplice role in the case but added that she can not be indicted because she has constitutional immunity. Many made the donations due to fear of reprisals such as harsh tax audits or difficulties getting regulatory approvals for their businesses, prosecutor Lee said.
During the campaign, the NY businessman rattled USA allies by questioning the value of multinational organizations like North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and he opposed global trade deals, including a pending Pacific trade pact that Obama negotiated with 11 other countries, calling such agreements harmful to US workers.
The derailment occurred near Pukhrayan, a village near the industrial city of Kanpur. The nation suffers frequent train derailments, sometimes with tragic consequences, including another train accident in Uttar Pradesh in March a year ago that killed 39 people and injured 150.
It's the third and final stop on his last overseas trip as president. Adopting an altruistic tone, Mr. Obama has offered frequent reassurances that the US won't renege on its commitments. The president also planned to speak with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose nation is another TPP partner. Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin chat at APEC summit morning session in Lima, Peru .
Police said it was "amazing" nobody had been killed after the man - believed to be 21 - set himself and an ATM in the Commonwealth Bank branch ablaze early this morning. A total of 27 people have been treated, with most suffering breathing problems from smoke inhalation. The statement said: "We are deeply concerned for everyone who has been affected and we continue to work with local authorities and emergency services to provide any assistance required".
Yonhap news agency quoted a prosecution official as saying Park's questioning should be done no later than Wednesday. The president's office said Park was prepared to be questioned by prosecutors and was "earnestly considering ways to normalize state affairs".
Prosecutors on Monday questioned two former presidential secretaries who resigned last month following the latest influence-peddling scandal centered on President Park Geun-hye's confidante. The official added that the prosecutor's office had sent a notice to the president to inform her of the inquiry and was awaiting her response to the notice.
Ten weeks of hearing "bro" seven million times and getting to understand everything about New Zealand rugby. Eddie Jones's 12th successive Test victory is the second longest winning streak in England's history, leaving them two short of the 14 games set in 2002-03.
Air Commodore Darryn Webb, the acting commander of New Zealand's Joint Forces, told The Associated Press that crews were loading about 380 people and three dogs onto a navy ship. "Our immediate priority is ensuring delivery of clean water, food and other essentials to the residents of Kaikoura and the estimated 1,000 tourists in the town".
No aid has entered east Aleppo since government forces surrounded it in July, and residents report shortages of food and fuel, as well as lengthy power outages and water shortages. Since it began on Tuesday, the joint regime-Russian assault has put schools and all hospitals out of action and killed nearly 100 civilians, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The Philippine President continues his fiery tirade against the US. He said this in response to criticisms overseas of his war on illegal drugs, and warnings that he may be brought to the worldwide court because of the rising death toll in that campaign.
According to the Treasury, road congestion costs United Kingdom households £13 billion every year and by 2040 the equivalent of more than 100 million working days could be lost unless action is taken. May is expected to speak on Monday about plans her ministers are drawing up for a new industrial strategy. And he will promise to make it more hard for fraudsters to set up pension schemes under the cover of a dormant company.
Large companies with prior experience working with Iran know its potential, Ghorbani said, adding that his nation stands by commitments included in the nuclear deal. "Implementation of the agreement is still fragile", he has told dpa, stressing that any small breaches of the deal could have large political consequences, given the situation in Washington and Tehran, Amano said.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye had a collusive role in a corruption and influence-peddling scandal engulfing her government, prosecutors said today, as they formally laid out charges against Park's close confidante and two former presidential aides.
In the Lok Sabha, the Congress and some other Opposition parties pressed for a discussion on demonetisation under a rule, which entails voting, that too through an Adjournment Motion, which means suspension of all business. Parliament Affairs Minister Anant Kumar said the government is ready for a debate but only under Rule 193 which states that a notice in writing should be given to the Secretary General specifying clearly the reasons for discussions accompanied by an explanatory note stating ...
Then, on November 6, two days before the election, Comey said in a second letter that he was standing by his original assessment - that Clinton should not face criminal charges. Found mistakes in this report? Mrs Clinton lost in Wisconsin, the first time since 1984 the state favoured a Republican candidate. Hillary Clinton weighed in Saturday with her first comments on the stinging election defeat, giving donors on a conference call some insight into her thoughts on the failed ...
About five months before Janet released Unbreakable , her eleventh studio album, Williams remarked that new music from the pop icon would not help to retain her success . She is taking things easy these days and is feeling well but not overdoing it in any capacity of her life'. Janet is staying healthy for her and her baby.
Baldwin's Trump character asked his computer to start the skit. As this hapless Trump quickly realizes, he's the boss now. And he also made a series of campaign promises that, he realized, range from possible, to absurd, to bad. Baldwin went on to further counsel Trump on how best to spend his time, saying he should be focused on "how to improve the lives of AS MANY AMERICANS AS POSSIBLE" and "improving our reputation overseas, including actually fighting for freedom and not just oil".
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Wednesday that he would have no interest in a government role if he loses Italy's upcoming constitutional referendum . The current system was pushed through parliament by Renzi himself in 2015 and has never been put into practice. The polls have been making increasingly grim reading for Renzi in recent weeks but Gutgeld said they had been proved wrong in Italy before.
The ceasefire was taking hold in Sanaa on Sunday despite intermittent fighting reported in Nahm, near the capital, in the hours after the truce began at midday on Saturday. Just three days earlier, Mr Hadi's government had rejected an announcement by USA secretary of state John Kerry that the warring parties had agreed to an open-ended truce and to work toward the formation of a unity government.
OXFORDSHIRE is set to escape Storm Angus with the majority of the South East issued a weather warning. The Environment Agency has issued 23 flood warnings, which mean flooding is expected. He also added that this could be a "shock to the system" for a lot of people, in terms of winds and rainfall. Southerly, then south westerly gales are likely with storm force winds developing over the English Channel.
Four years later, he is the president-elect of the United States. "The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing non-competitive", Trump tweeted in 2012. "There is no escaping when it comes to climate change, so we have to look into resources anyway". Many of them are already experiencing the effects of climate change with rising seas eroding their coastlines and intruding into their freshwater supply.
Lauren C. Jackson, Little Rock, is a senior at the University of Virginia, where she is majoring in political and social thought. She said it was important to be able to connect the current day with historical events. Upon graduation, she will take up a commission as a submarine officer. She traces her interest to growing up near a Jewish community in Brooklyn. She was mostly homeschooled before attending UT, where she has studied global and long-term strategies for refugee populations.
Ms Merkel told leading figures in her Christian Democrats (CDU) party in Berlin about her intentions, according to several party members at the meeting, which was held to prepare for a party conference in December. Giving a ringing endorsement for Merkel before she announces if she will run for a fourth term in next year's elections, Obama acknowledged that she would have heavy worldwide burdens to shoulder.
It is not only MSF that condemns indiscriminate attacks on civilians or civilian infrastructure, including hospitals, but also humanitarian law. In the east of the city, another AFP journalist said streets were deserted, with only ambulances and rescue workers moving through battered neighbourhoods.
The Palestinians have called for worldwide involvement, accusing Israel of reneging on past agreements and expanding its settlements in the West Bank, as well as in eastern Jerusalem. The decision by the parliamentary committee retroactively legalized Jewish settlement outposts built on privately owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.
He said that there was an impulse among some people to "pull back from a globalized world" and that this is visible in Britain's vote to leave the European Union and in the recent US presidential campaign. The Italian prime minister, an Obama ally, faces a test to his leadership ahead of a national referendum he called next month to implement constitutional reforms.
It's good to be out there with a chance, the last tournament of the year. "You know, it is what it is and I'm happy with how the week went". "Obviously it's a bitter pill to swallow, but it's been a great week and, for me, it's been the best year of my life.
These people are facing daily harassment. "Law is very tough, the corrupt would say it is not my money and the people in whose accounts the money is deposited will be answerable. The whole country knows who were involved in chit fund. The government expects to net Rs10-11 lakh crore rupees by asking people to surrender the spiked currency and write off the bad debts, Kejriwal said.