President Barack Obama last week. After months of feverish speculation, Merkel is due to hold an 1800 GMT news conference during a meeting of her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) to say she will seek a fourth term in the 2017 elections.
On Monday also, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former IAS officer Balbir Sidhu, along with Soni Ghalib, son of former MP Late Gurcharan Singh Ghalib and Olympian and AAP member Surinder Singh Sodhi, joined the Congress. Meanwhile, it is back to square one for Sidhu who has had a tumble from a possible chief ministerial face to a marginalised political entity, although there are indications that he too will eventually join the Congress.
But his comments about Islam, a religion practiced by more than 1.5 billion people worldwide, have at times gone beyond condemning radicals inside the faith. It ended, however, when he was forced to resign from his post as head of the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2014 after two turbulent years leading the Pentagon's top spy agency.
Pope Francis has forged a more forgiving, merciful direction for the Church since his papacy began in March 2013, taking a more welcoming position toward groups that had previously found themselves on the margins of the Catholic establishment, such as gays and lesbians, and divorced Catholics.
The U.N. humanitarian chief says the number of Syrians living in besieged areas has more than doubled in the past year to almost 1 million people. "We acknowledge that in the past, somehow, even as we are celebrating long years, 70 or 40 years of diplomatic relations with Russian Federation, our relationship has not really matured especially in the area of trade and investment and commercial relationship", he said.
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Under the country's constitution, an incumbent president is free from being criminally indicted until a single, five-year term ends, but Park is allowed to be investigated for criminal charges. After the endorsement process, the President plans to sign it into law. Since the opposition bloc commands the loyalties of 165 lawmakers and there are six independents leaning toward the opposition, 171 votes are thought to be guaranteed in what will be the second parliamentary vote on an impeachment ...
I'm going to put- I'm pro-life. Reiterating his pro-life stance, the President-elect said each state would decide on the issue of abortion if the Roe v. It was already settled; it's law; it was settled in the Supreme Court. Though he has talked tough about overturning the decision that made gay marriage legal while he was courting the Evangelical vote, he told " 60 Minutes " correspondent Lesley Stahl that the issue is "done".
Last month, the deployment of Iskander missiles to the Kaliningrad region anxious Russia's neighbors. However the latest move appears to be a direct response to Washington firming up defences in Europe. He said: "Why are we reacting to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expansion so emotionally?" "To counter these threats, we will be forced to strengthen our air and missile defenses in the western vector and to deploy additional means to defend the relevant command-and-control ...
The centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), junior partners in Merkel's right-left ruling coalition, were a distant second with 24 percent. BERLIN―German Chancellor Angela Merkel was expected to announce her bid for re-election Sunday in a move likely to be welcomed in many capitals as a sign of stability following shock poll triumphs for Brexit and Donald Trump .
Metin Ozerem, a senior official with the Turkish Cypriot energy ministry, said that Greek Cypriots could also receive Turkish electricity if the power grid's technical details can be ironed out. The two leaders met earlier this month and are said to have made progress towards agreement. Kidd said Britain was willing to help organise a conference on security - the next hurdle to overcome once territory is settled.
A four-minute meeting between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Lima, Peru , might have been be the final encounter between the two leaders as tensions continue over Ukraine, Syria, human rights and the US presidential election.
Messrs. Obama and Putin had spoken before the November 8 election, after the USA accused the Russian government of using cyberattacks to try to influence the outcome of the presidential race. Trudeau praised Obama, saying he would still represent an important voice as a private citizen. "This is not based on ideology or opinion, this is based on the fact that Canada has benefited extraordinarily over the nearly 150 years of our existence - and well before that - from strong trading ...
Obama and Trump's relaxed, cordial demeanour in front of the cameras was in stark contrast to the months of harsh rhetoric during the campaign. The White House says President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Syria and Ukraine during a four-minute conversation at the start of a summit in Peru.
A San Antonio , Texas officer was inside his vehicle writing out a ticket during a stop in front of the city's police headquarters when cops say the driver of a black sedan pulled up from behind. Hours later, authorities fatally shot the gunman after he opened fire at officers. Police chief McManus compared the shooting to the targeted attacks on police officers this year, reported NBC News.
Louis and Gladstone, Mo., and Sanibel , Fla. The suspect then shot a second time before fleeing the scene in a black vehicle. "I think the uniform was the target". Referring to the recent ambush killings of police officers in Texas and Louisiana, he said, "Unfortunately, like Dallas, like Baton Rouge, it's happened here now".
Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller caught three passes for 61 yards and a touchdown, but broke a bone in his foot. "It's nerve-wracking. Whatever you want to call it". "Obviously, you're typically not going to beat good football teams like that with the penalties that we had". Cincinnati was playing at Paul Brown Stadium for the first time since October 23.
The sudden escalation of fighting comes as the government grapples with a conflict in northwestern Rakhine that has sent hundreds of Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh, posing a new challenge to Nobel peace prize victor Ms Suu Kyi, who swept to power past year on promises of national reconciliation.
Staff members at the children's hospital in Aleppo's al-Shaar neighborhood said they were hiding in the basement, counting the bombs above their heads. Separately, 25 fighters and civilians were killed in a car-bomb attack targeting Syrian rebels in Aleppo yesterday, a rebel group said. The Russian Defense Ministry said long-range bombers dispatched from Russia fired cruise missiles at Islamic State and al-Qaida targets in Syria during a 7,000-mile (11,000-kilometer) flight.
ISIS used hundreds of people living in villages controlled by it as human shields against Iraqi led troops. Iraqi special forces clashed with IS in eastern Mosul before capturing two neighbourhoods located less than six kilometres [3.7 miles] away from the city centre.
Delegates attending the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum in Lima , Peru, have demanded free trade policies continue. "But I think we can effectively reduce the risk and take the key external operators off the field", Obama said . Obama said he was already hearing calls for a less ambitious free trade agreement with fewer protections for workers and environmental standards.
Palanisamy while at Thirupparankundram the AIADMK's A.K. Bose will take on the DMK's P. Saravanan. Election Commission officials announced that Thirupparankundram recorded 85 per cent polling while Aravakkurichi registered around 81 per cent voter turnout.
More than 100 names were read. Many Trans people were known by their true names within the Trans community, but to their family and employers they were only known by their former names or never properly identified. So while candles were li and heads bowed Sunday night to mourn those lost, there was also an important message shared about moving forward. "Together, we're an unstoppable force", another speaker said.
It was unclear whether their agenda was really as busy as all that. In an acknowledgement of that political reality, the White House has stopped actively lobbying Congress to try to pass it. Questions about Trump trailed Obama throughout his final overseas trip, as anxious world leaders quizzed him on Trump's stances on trade, foreign policy and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance.
Ulyukayev allegedly received the bribe for a "positive" assessment, which led to Rosneft acquiring a 50% stake in Bashneft, the country's Investigative Committee has said. "One would have to be insane to extort a bribe from the most influential person in the country", said Alexander Shokhin, who served with Ulyukayev in the Russian Cabinet in the 1990s.
Merkel, while listing her main challenges said , "The European Union is now under great strain, with the euro crisis, with the refugee question, and following the decision of the United Kingdom to want to leave the EU, and with a situation in the world which, to put it delicately, needs to focus itself anew following the elections in America and also regarding the relationship to Russian Federation".
On Sunday, the politician who has led the German government for the last 11 years decided it was time to announce her perhaps most ambitious project: a bid for a fourth term as chancellor . Germany's pacifist instincts and modest military capabilities limit Ms. Merkel's ability to hold together the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance, whose members Mr.
Najib, who arrived in the Peruvian capital on Friday, and other leaders of the 21 APEC member economies are convening in Peru for the two-day APEC leaders' meeting, the main event of the APEC meet, beginning Saturday (Nov 19) to reshape globalisation and trade policies.
Hosts Gigi Hadid , left, and Jay Pharoah appear at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles . Selena Gomez said that while she had everything, she felt "absolutely broken inside". She said: "On behalf of Prince our wonderful friend, teacher and brother, I humbly accept this award". Grande and Nicki Minaj gave a steamy during their performance of the reggae-tinged "Side to Side": Grande's background dancers danced closely on her, and ...
Mr Obama also said he was "not optimistic" about the short-term prospects in Syria. "Everything's great!" he said. I asked McDonough how it was going, and he gave me a death-skull grin. US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference on the last day of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Lima on November 20, 2016.
While Adam Voges was unavailable for selection after he suffered concussion during a Sheffield Shield game - Joe Burns , Peter Nevill , Callum Ferguson and Joe Mennie have been left out of the squad that will attempt to salvage some pride for the Australians .
The US dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of other major currencies, rose 0.4% to 101.33. The election of Donald Trump as USA president has done nothing to change the Fed's plans for a rate increase "relatively soon", Yellen said on Thursday in Congressional testimony.
A source who has spoken about Brexit with Blair told the newspaper: "He's not impressed with Theresa May". The controversial former Prime Minister is engineering a comeback because he feels he can fill a political vacuum caused by Theresa May being a "light weight" and Jeremy Corbyn being a "nutter", The Sunday Times reports .
The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped slightly Friday as it fell 3.03 points, or 0.1%, to close at 2164.45. The Nasdaq composite index gained 5 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,215. South Korea's Kospi advanced 2.3 percent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.9 percent. Still, shares of the company jumped 5.6%. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index, among the biggest losers on Wednesday, erased its losses by rocketing 6.7 per cent to 17,344.42.
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama canceled a photo op with President-Elect Donald Trump and future First Lady Melania Trump at the White House on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported . The two men were able to sit down together and put all differences aside to make a smooth transition . It is traditional for the person who wins the presidential election on Tuesday to visit the White House the following Thursday.