It also shows that 54 women were killed by a male relative or a male acquaintance, while 21 were killed by a male stranger. Violence against women and girls imposes large-scale costs on families, communities and economies. While the private sector should also play their part in preventing child marriage and other forms of violence against women through supporting and contributing to school-to-work transition and life skills programmes for adolescent girls and young women, employment ...
Attempts to get visa-free travel for Turks stalled as the country refused to change its anti-terror laws and many in Europe have criticised Turkey's tough response to the failed coup. The SCO was established by China and Russian Federation in 2001 as an explicit military economic alternative to the European Union, and Turkey already has dialogue status with the club.
The City of Coffeyville is waiting to find out the results of the test before making any changes to the water watch. The emergency caused Nowata residents to spend their Thanksgiving getting bottled water. The city says FEMA has notified Coffeyville, more trailers of bottled water are on their way. There is a limit of five bottles per vehicle. The water bottle distribution is taking place at City Hall at 114 South Maple Street.
The club are due to move into Wembley for the whole of next season while their new stadium is completed and Pochettino wants his team to adjust. "I don't know where that rumour started". It's a 14-mile trip from White Hart Lane to Stamford Bridge, but it might as well be across the continent for Tottenham as Spurs haven't won away at Stamford Bridge on February 10, 1990, and never in Premier League action.
But its third and latest failure in a large Phase III trial, this time in patients seen as more likely to be helped, could turn researcher and investor focus beyond drugs that directly target beta amyloid protein in the blood and brain, long thought to be an underlying cause of Alzheimer's.
The Congress and other Opposition parties had blocked proceedings in the House for six days, demanding that Mr. Modi remain present to hear and respond to their concerns. "I think the pain of such people is that the government did not give a chance to make any preparation", he said at a book launch function. "That reflects very poorly on the Prime Minister's Office, the Finance Minister's Office and the Reserve Bank of India", Singh said.
When they approached the doctor, he said it was a case of child abuse. The incident came to light when the 10-month-old's parents went to fetch their child from the centre and found a wound on the child's forehead. Her mother, Ruchita, said: 'We could not believe our eyes while watching the CCTV footage'. The video shows caretaker Afsana Sheikh hitting and kicking the 10-month-old girl.
A platform on the cooling tower collapsed around 7 a.m. Thursday, killing at least 40 and injuring at least 5 people working at the site. The search and rescue had nearly finished at 11:30 a.m. The scaffolding accident happened on the day Yang Dongliang, a former head of the state administration of work safety, stood trial in a Beijing court for allegedly accepting £3.5 million in bribes between 2002 and a year ago, as he rose through the ranks as an official in Tianjin before joining the ...
Firefighters kept battling the flames in wooded hills around Jerusalem and in northern areas on Friday, with support from Palestinian firemen and emergency teams from Greece, Cyprus, Croatia, Italy, Russia and Turkey. In Israel, the word "terror" is often used to refer to militant acts committed by Arabs or Palestinians. Noah Wolfson, of the Meteo-Tech meteorology website, did confirm that a dry period and windy conditions turned the region into a tinder box for flames, whether set or ...
Speaking in Istanbul , Erdogan said it was Turkey which was feeding over three million refugees. The numbers of migrants could easily increase to 20 million or 50 million migrants within a year or so, depending on the efforts of the Turks and their open door policy, as well as the forced reception within European Union countries residing in the Balkans and Eastern Europe.
Thousands of people were surrounded by tight security Thursday as they lined the streets for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade . De Blasio estimated 250,000 people came out on Wednesday to watch the giant balloons being inflated.
Soon after, a 7.0 magnitude quake struck 149 km (93 miles) south-southwest of Puerto Triunfo, El Salvador at a depth of 10.3 km (6.4 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said. Earlier, heavy rains from the storm were blamed for three deaths in Panama. Sinaproc chief Jose Donderis said that three people died, two of them when their home was crushed by a tree and the third when she was swept away by floodwaters, and five others lost their lives while engaged in risky behavior and/or while ...
Protesters gathered in front of South Korea's defense ministry today to demonstrate against the signing of a controversial military intelligence sharing pact between Seoul and Tokyo. According to a recently conducted Gallup Korea survey, 31 percent of South Koreans are in favor of the deal, while 59 percent said they do not want to strengthen military cooperation with Japan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi sparked turmoil by announcing on Nov 8 all 500 rupee (US$7.30) and 1,000 rupee notes - some 85 per cent of all bills in circulation - would cease to be legal tender. "For the poor and deprived sections, even 50 days of torture can bring about disastrous effect". And what is more, what has been done can weaken and erode our people's confidence in the currency system and in the banking system.
Drake, who is the leading nominee, won favorite album - rap/hip-hop for "Views". Along with Ariana, Drake and Bieber, singer Rihanna was also a big victor as she went home with three awards . Drake took the stage to accept two of his awards looking like big money in a tailored black suit and violet-colored shades. "Prince defied the odds".
Dozens of civilians tried to flee rebel-held east Aleppo but were forced to retreat by gunfire, as the Syrian army and its allied militias on Wednesday pressed on with an offensive to recapture the whole city. The UN s aid chief Stephen O Brien on Monday slammed the use of sieges in Aleppo and elsewhere. Activists inside Aleppo told Agence France-Presse that the last few residents of Masaken Hanano - which has been targeted regularly by air strikes - were fleeing to other areas inside ...
Donald Trump on Tuesday did not rule out pushing for investigations of Hillary Clinton, but said a probe would be "very very divisive" for the country. "She went through a lot an suffered greatly in many different ways". "You wouldn't leave NY". Did we make him the FBI, & (US Department of Justice)? To insulate F.B.I.
In the New York Times interview , Trump stated that the D.C. hotel is "probably a more valuable asset than it was before". She said Trump's representatives had asked only for a private meeting, with nothing on the record. The president-elect scheduled the meeting with The Times , then canceled it Tuesday morning during a Twitter tirade about its "nasty" coverage, then reversed course less than four hours later.
Writing for the alt-right news website Breitbart , the former editor of which recently became Trump's chief strategist, Farage said: " The world has changed and it's time Downing Street did too ." . Farage was a key figure in Britain's June 23 vote to withdraw from the European Union, having always been a supporter of "Brexit" and a vociferous advocate during the referendum campaign.
Earlier in the day, Seoul and Tokyo formally signed the information sharing accord , known as the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA ), the first military pact between them since South Korea's liberation from Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule.
It is created to take advantage of the two countries' perceived intelligence strengths, which in Japan is high-tech surveillance and in South Korea human intelligence, or spies in North Korea. missile defense system, sharply criticized Seoul and Tokyo for a "cold war mentality". The pact, which was first introduced in 2012 before being shelved due to public opposition, is created to thwart North Korea's growing military strength in the region.
Earlier, they had put the death toll from the Thursday night bombing at 56. The fuel station bombing underlined the continuing ability of IS to stage high-profile terror attacks even as a massive Iraqi military operation is under way to dislodge its fighters from its last major urban stronghold in Iraq, the northern city of Mosul.
The blast happened on a highway southeast of Baghdad between Babel and Al-Qadisiyyah, said Falah al Radhi, the head of the Babel security council. "A large truck exploded among them". Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi slammed the terrorist attack as a awful crime, voicing Iran's readiness to take whatever action necessary to deal with the issue.
Syrian government and Russian warplanes pounded rebel-held parts of northern Syria on Wednesday, including battered second city Aleppo , where food aid rations were all-but-exhausted after months of government siege. The targeting of civilians and medics in Aleppo in particular have fuelled worldwide outrage and growing pressure on Damascus to halt the bombing.
John Dorrian, a Baghdad-based spokesman for the USA -led coalition, referring to Islamic State. Tal Afar also had a Shi'ite community, which fled in 2014 when Islamic State, an ultra-hardline Sunni group, swept through the region. Paramilitary fighters with the Iranian-backed Hashid Shaabi or Popular Mobilisation units cut off the road between the towns of Tal Afar and Sinjar, blocking the IS group's last supply line with Syria and hastening a last stand for Mosul.
According to the Times itself, Reince Priebus, Donald Trump's chief-of-staff-to-be, tried to trick Trump into canceling his interview with the Times on Tuesday because Priebus was anxious Trump "could face questions he might not be prepared to answer".
Hospitals in the area have been asked to stay alert as there are chances of the maoists seeking treatment there. The security forces are said to have countered maoists about 4 kilometers inside the forest range. The team included personnel from Thunderbolt, assigned for anti-Maoist operations in Kerala. The police, acting on a tip-off, had engaged in firing with alleged Maoists in the last week of September in Nilambur.
The cash withdrawals would be allowed out of the account balance as of close of business on 8 November, the Reserve Bank of India said in a statement on Monday. These banned currency notes will be destroyed by the Reserve Bank of India through a very interesting process. The modality was prepared by a technical committee formed under the leadership of its Deputy Governor Chintamani Siwakoti last week as per the request made by Indian Embassy of India in Kathmandu .
Unfazed by the protests and continued stalling of Parliament, government rejected outright the possibility of withdrawing the exercise midway. "The nation is standing in line and we are doing just that here", Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said.
Two rejected ballots were cast by 17 year olds who weren't eligible to vote. But this year, the official canvass started on Saturday and Husted ordered all boards to be finished by Wednesday at 3 p.m. The number of in-person absentee ballots alone (666,846) topped the 2012 record for all absentee ballots. It was determined that 53 people signed waivers stating they didn't want to register when they got their driver's license or were not residents of Pitt County at the time, Davis said.
He said, "Manmohan Singh had done a good job to revive India's economy during his tenure as finance minister of the country". Adding to his grievances, he further said that one person alone can not decide for 125 crore people. But seeing people's response, their (UK) Prime Minister chose to step down. "Will something similar happen here?" He said there was no point in PM Modi getting emotional - a reference to the PM's address to party lawmakers on Tuesday - at a time when people have ...
And just as Hurricane Otto made landfall in Nicaragua, a 7.0 magnitutde quake struck off the Pacific coast of El Salvador. The Category 2 storm was packing maximum sustained winds of 110 miles per hour and moving west at 9 miles per hour as it hit the southern coast near the town of San Juan de Nicaragua, the National Hurricane Center said .
Swedish authorities want to question Assange over allegations that he committed rape in 2010. "Assange, who denies the [sex crime] accusations, has not left the embassy where he's been given asylum since jumping bail more than four years ago".
The ammunition was used in a September attack on one of the villages in Aleppo province. After samples were taken, the projectile was securely sealed and brought to a lab in the Russian Reconciliation Center in Aleppo for further study. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has for its part accused the army of Damascus of violating its convention by using banned weapons.
The text said Turkey used "non-proportional security measures" during the country's state of emergency, extended for another 90 days in October following the July 15 failed coup attempt. Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim hit out at the European Union for a "lack of vision". "It is a relationship going grudgingly, with difficulty", he said.