US -backed forces fighting to drive Islamic State out of Mosul, the militant group's Iraqi stronghold, are facing stiff resistance from fighters using vehicle bombs and human shields to slow their advance. Federal forces have already entered the city from the east. A coalition airstrike on Monday destroyed a major bridge over the Tigris in the southern part of Mosul, cutting IS supply lines to the east bank, where most of the fighting is taking place.
The Nicaraguan government earlier declared a state of emergency , but later reported there were no deaths directly related to the hurricane. The temblor occurred around 120 kilometers (75 miles) off the coast of El Salvador, at a depth of 33 kilometers (20 miles), according to the US Geological Survey, confirming the magnitude given by Salvadoran officials.
Heavy rains from the storm have already been blamed for three deaths in Panama. The slow-moving system was expected to churn slowly through northern Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua over two days, dumping heavy rains that the USA center warned would likely cause "life threatening flash floods and mudslides".
The author of the editorial also said that any such bold reforms requires "more than just courage" and that China "will draw lessons [from Modi's reforms], which would in turn help us understand our own reforms". Addressing the nation through his popular radio programme " Mann ki Baat ", he urged unscrupulous elements to not exploit the poor by using their accounts to deposit black money in banks.
Representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers didn't immediately return multiple messages Friday or Saturday seeking comment and verification of the letter. There are smaller camps on land not subject to the planned restrictions, including an area south of the Cannonball River where the Corps said it was establishing a free-speech zone.
For more than a week, government forces have pounded them with air strikes, barrel bombs and artillery fire, killing more than 140 civilians, according to the Observatory. 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 eastern Aleppo.
The musician left the stage after chanting, "Long live the Bataclan! ". In July this year another Islamist-inspired fanatic killed dozens of people in Nice, southern France. "Tonight, we have two tasks, two important tasks to do, first to remember and honor those who lost their lives and the attack one year ago". Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo joined the president six other sites where crowds ate, drank or reveled in music at the Bataclan concert hall.
As tensions grow ever higher between law enforcement and protesters at the Dakota Access Pipeline , it's becoming more and more apparent that environmental causes are going to take a huge hit during Donald Trump's presidency. The Army Corps of Engineers on Friday said it plans to close the area of land where hundreds of people are camping in opposition to the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
Mr Lerner said none of the Israeli soldiers, from the Golani Brigade, were wounded in the clash. Israel seized 1,200 square kilometres (460 square miles) of the Golan from Syria in the war against Arab states in 1967 and later annexed it in a move viewed as illegal by the global community.
Prosecutors have also stated that Park was "collusively involved in a considerable part of the criminal activities" by the three suspects. Another former presidential secretary was indicted on charges of leaking secret information to Choi. During her visit in Kenya, Geun-hye signed seven trade agreements towards improvement of health, education, energy, ICT and industrialization sectors.
Clemson's Wayne Gallman avoids the defense of South Carolina's Marquavius Lewis (8) and Darius English during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. Clemson outgained SC 622 yards to 218 yards. "We got whipped. On the road recruiting - that's the way we need to change our program". Jake Bentley and the Gamecocks' offense reverted to the form it was in earlier in the season when ineffective play forced Muschamp to remove the redshirt from the freshman quarterback.
The incident, which occurred after Russia violated Turkey's sovereignty multiple times, severed ties between Russia and Turkey for months before Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a supportive note to Erdogan in July, when Erdogan successfully quashed an attempted military coup.
Multiple efforts have been made to broker an agreement on a two-state solution in which Israel would exist peacefully alongside a new Palestinian state created in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, lands seized by Israel in the 1967 war. The Jewish Home party confirmed that the minister had two sit-down meetings with "Trump officials from various levels", and conceded that Netanyahu's reaction was to impose a ban on such contacts, unless cleared first with the prime minister's office or the ...
It is worth noting that Hanano was the first neighborhood which was controlled by the terrorist groups in 2012. Government forces advanced with a ground and air assault on the edge of the besieged eastern half of the city, a move the rebels say is created to split their most important urban stronghold in two.
Tessa Worley, of France, competes during the women's FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup giant slalom race, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 , in Killington, Vt . She missed out on her career second victory by a mere eight tenths of a second. As workers put the final touches on the Superstar Trail on Friday, Shiffrin participated in a press conference where she reminisced about growing up and skiing in the East and adding that she looks forward to skiing in front of friends and family, especially her ...
Turnbull said at the time that the agreement to resettle Hondurans and Salvadorans was "not linked to any other resettlement discussions" involving Australia's refugees getting to the U.S. Refugees held on remote Pacific camps after trying to reach Australia by boat will be resettled in the U.S. in a "one-off" deal, a breakthrough that could see the controversial facilities closed.
The news was nearly unbelievable, said Oscar Miro, a 22-year-old who came to the United States 10 years ago. In life, everybody has to die one day and this is his day. On New Year's Eve every year, Cubans in Miami utter a toast in Spanish as they hoist glasses of liquor: "Next year in Cuba". Yolaine didn't grow up in Cuba, but translated for us as we spoke to William Ochoa, who did.
There was no immediate confirmation available on the airstrike from the US -led coalition. Mosul is the last major prize in Iraq for the diverse and sometimes rival forces involved in the anti-IS effort, but the jihadists have offered stiffer resistance than elsewhere.
Officers called off a pursuit but monitored the vehicle which travelled through Lancefield, Heathcote and Kilmore - north of Melbourne. Two teenage girls have since been arrested. The two will face a Children's Court hearing at a later date. He also narrowly missed a pedestrian while speeding through. Police were so concerned that the driver's age and erratic behaviour was putting lives at risk that they called off chasing vehicle.
Babar Azam was the lone real challenger for Pakistan, as he ended the dig on a frustrating 90 not out as he ran out of batting partners. There would be some assistance with the new ball but that would disappear as it got older. Put down by Henry Nicholls at midwicket when he attempted a pull off Southee, the wicketkeeper-batsman also had another lucky break when Tom Latham missed a direct hit.
Other ideas include automatic detection of potentially false stories and easier flagging by users. Striking a much more conciliatory tone on Friday, Zuckerberg outlined the measures the company is enacting and echoed previous comments he made about not wanting to become "arbiters of truth ourselves".
Syria's official news agency, SANA, said on Saturday that a fresh batch of civilians, a lot of them women and children, had left the militant-held parts of Aleppo. "In Hanano, for the past three days, they haven't been able to set foot outside because of the intense bombardment", said Abu Fadel, who helped them find lodgings.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, on a visit to Pakistan, today called for an end to violence in Kashmir while he was speaking in Islamabad . He accused Indian troops of attacking a bus and an ambulance along the LoC. This news story is related to Print/167836-Aziz-briefs-P5-members-on-unprovoked-ceasefire-violations-by-India/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne.
The air chief's statement comes a day after Pakistan and India exchanged threats as tensions between the two neighbours flared in the aftermath of deadly clashes on the LoC. Indian Border Security Force soldiers travel on a truck to be deputed for night patrol duty along the India-Pakistan worldwide border in Ranbir Singh Pura, about 25 kilometers from Jammu , India, Wednesday, Nov.
It stands to reason that if that result can happen once, then it can happen again. Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola (left) and Moenchengladbach's head coach André Schubert gesture the UEFA group C Champions League football match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and Manchester City on November 23, in Moenchengladbach, western Germany.
The huge demonstrations, which began five weeks ago, are the largest in South Korea since the pro-democracy protests in the 1980s. "I was watching the news and thought this can not go on - people really want her to step down but she hasn't", said 45-year-old Kwak Bo-youn, one of the protesters.
Montreal was also pained by giving up two late goals in a 3-2 win over Toronto that sends the two-legged series back to BMO Field on November 30. "We have a very experienced team", Toronto coach Greg Vanney said Monday. Local boy Patrice Bernier slid through a ideal pass, and Oduro was in on goal to slot a shot past Irwin. The midfielder's first touch took him into Clint Irwin's box; he used the second to slide the ball past the Reds goalkeeper and into the bottom corner.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday called the demonetisation a scam as opposition MPs staged a protest outside Parliament over the issue. Amidst reports of deepening chaos in Uttar Pradesh Mayawati has been supported by the other Opposition leaders, with all raising the demand for direct intervention by the Prime Minister.
Rescuers had to evacuate hundreds of people from Beit Meir, a cooperative and religious village in the hills near Jerusalem Friday night as other fires were recorded. The blazes began four days ago near Jerusalem and backed by dry, windy weather they later spread elsewhere. Israel authorities suspect that some of the fires may be of criminal origin, motivated by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which has been unresolved for decades.
On 26 November, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi backed up controversial preacher Zakir Naik's claims of being unnecessarily targeted by the Centre, and said the imposition of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against the former's Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) is wrong.
Gaining vengeance for that loss is the last thing on Noves' mind, though, as his side look to bounce back from their 25-23 defeat to Australia last weekend. Israel Dagg, Beauden Barrett and Charlie Faumuina all crossed for New Zealand, who have built a run of three wins since Ireland unexpectedly halted their record-breaking sequence of 18.
An agency advisory committee said it ended the emergency - formally known as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern - because Zika is now shown to be a risky mosquito-borne disease, like malaria or yellow fever, and should be viewed, like them, as an ongoing threat met as other diseases are, sometimes with WHO help.
The violence has renewed pressure on Myanmar and Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi's administration to address the plight of the 1.1 million Rohingya, who are denied citizenship and access to basic services. "Malaysia. calls on the government of Myanmar to take all necessary actions to address the alleged ethnic cleansing ", it said. If the word "genocide" is applicable to a situation then it is here in Myanmar where an ethnic group with residential status as old as seven centuries, ...
For most of her sheltered, privileged life, Rory was led to believe she was special, but once Rory entered the real world and discovered there were many young professionals just like her (and some who were even younger), she struggled to find success much the same way she struggled to find her once so clear identity.
Of the newly-announced agreement with the U.S., Australian officials say asylum-seekers who turn out to be ineligible for refugee status and resettlement in the U.S. Australia has a strict policy that bars migrants who come illegally by boat from settling in the country. "Until January 20 when Donald Trump is inaugurated, the President is Barack Obama and we deal with one administration at a time", Turnbull told a national morning television show Monday.