They include diplomatic measures including canceling top-level meetings, and travel bans and asset freezes on people linked to the annexation of Crimea or believed to be interfering with Ukraine's territorial integrity. Yanukovych fled to Russia, and his home was overrun by protesters. Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets. The summit is supposed to discuss anti-corruption measures demanded by the European Union in exchange for visa-free travel.
Talks between Russia, the European Union and Ukraine on gas will most likely take place in December, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said. But the future of the entire accord is now uncertain after Dutch voters rejected it in a referendum. Mr Tusk said he was confident a compromise could be reached before the summit in Brussels.
Police said in a statement that a victim identified as a male died at the hospital. After the incident, police arrested two men found to be carrying firearms, but neither turned out to be the suspect, Harrison said . "It was really heartbreaking, especially on a night like this", said Mayor Mitch Landrieu . "We will pursue this investigation aggressively", he wrote.
Soon after, the New Orleans Police Department announced that it had made two related arrests, both for carrying a firearm illegally, and that one of those arrested was also an victim injured in the shooting. "And we will go to the ends of the earth to make sure that we bring them to justice", Landrieu said. Kickoff was on Saturday at 4 p.m. and took place in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome - about two miles from where the shooting took place.
The rebel troops retreated on Sunday, faced by the risk of being split into two due to Syrian army advances. Simultaneous advances by Syrian government and Kurdish-led forces on Sunday set off a tide of displacement inside the divided city, with thousands of residents evacuating their premises to safety in government and Kurdish-controlled areas of the city since Saturday.
FARC was formed in 1964 as the military wing of Colombia's Communist Party. After four years of formal talks between rebel and government negotiators, the two sides reached an agreement earlier this year. Union Patriotica, an above-ground party launched by the FARC in 1985 as part of an ultimately failed peace process, was virtually wiped out by right-wing death squads in bloodletting that claimed some 5,000 lives.
The Turkish army is backing the Syrian fighters in an unprecedented cross-border operation it says is targeting both IS and the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia, which Ankara considers to be a "terrorist" group. Syrian state media put the number at more than 1,500, while Russian Federation said that 2,500 civilians had left. Twenty-two pro-Ankara Syrian rebels were hit by a chemical gas attack from IS jihadists in Syria, the Turkish army said yesterday.
He also tweeted how people should give him a "chance to lead", now that he is president-elect. Trump now has 290 Electoral College votes according to the Associated Press, well more than the 270 he needs to win the presidency. She has vowed to do the same in Pennsylvania and MI, raising more than $4 million to fund the trio of do-overs. Trump has derided the fundraising effort by Stein to launch recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania as a "scam".
Fillon will now face a battle with far-right leader Marine Le Pen and advance to France's two-round presidential election in April and May of next year. Mr Fillon has promised to change the culture and build a fairer society for all French people. Socialist President Francois Hollande is expected to announce in the coming weeks whether he will seek re-election, but the French left has been deeply weakened by Hollande's extreme unpopularity.
State news agency Xinhua reported police as saying Monday that among those detained were the chairman of Hebei Yineng Tower Engineering Co. Laborers were building a circular cooling tower in the southern province of Jiangxi when the interior scaffolding collapsed last Wednesday, releasing a cascade of steel, concrete and wooden planks.
The general manager of Best Buy says he expects the store to stay this busy until the holiday season comes to an end. Consumers' greater interest in shopping online was reflected in glitches for the Macy's Inc website, which was overwhelmed and forced many customers to wait to enter the site.
This year has arguably been the most successful of the lot for Ronaldo, having won the Champions League with Real Madrid and the European Championship with Portugal. Now seven years into his second spell as Madrid president, Perez reminded those present that the club had come through "difficult periods" into their current state of "institutional stability and unquestionable financial solidity".
Prosecutors are investigating whether Park exerted improper pressure on "chaebol" conglomerate bosses to raise funds for two foundations at the centre of an influence-peddling scandal involving a friend of hers, Yonhap reported on Sunday, citing prosecution sources.
Only the top two candidates in the first round go through to the second round run-off. Hollande s former protege and economy minister, 38-year-old Emmanuel Macron, is also set to stand for the presidency as a centrist independent. France, the euro zone's second largest economy, has faced stubbornly high unemployment under Mr Hollande, and the past two years of his term have been marked by Islamist militant attacks that have killed 230 people and focused attention on immigration and security ...
A team Trump statement Friday announced all three men have accepted the President-elect's offer. Flynn, a registered Democrat who headed the Defense Intelligence Agency from 2012 to 2014 before he was reportedly forced out by his peers, was one of Trump's earliest and most prominent supporters in the foreign-policy realm.
Most problematic among them is changing the definition of what constitutes a "terrorist act" in Turkey , a condition the Europeans say is required to stop Turkish authorities from rounding up reporters and Erdogan's political opponents. However, the process has been mired in problems, and only 16 chapters of the 35-chapter accession procedure have been opened for Ankara so far. Under the agreement, Turkey will receive expelled migrants in exchange for an aid package for refugees and ...
The officials of Nepals National Seismological Center has confirmed that, the epicentre was located at Solukhumbu district near the Everest region, around 150 km east of Kathmandu , while they have recorded the intensity of the quake at 5.6.
And Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., said in a statement that, "No Senator has fought harder against the hopes and aspirations of Latinos, immigrants, and people of color than Sen". Lt. Gen. Flynn received classified national intelligence briefings with Trump even as he and his firm were being paid tens of thousands of dollars advising foreign clients, including Turkey.
One of the victims, only identified as a male, has died. Harrison said he was extremely disappointed that police had made eight arrests relating to firearm possession. "We're going to pursue these individuals very, very aggressively", Landrieu said. He adds that five of the victims were released from a hospital by Sunday afternoon, and four remained hospitalized with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
They are presently working to persuade their Republican counterparts from other states to ignore their oaths, and in certain cases, state law, to cast a non-Trump vote on December 19 when the Electoral College gathers to vote for the next President.
The most obvious man dropped while making the two key appointments by Prime Minister Sharif is Lt Gen Ishfaq Nadeem Ahmed who was serving Multan Corps Commander. He was previously Commander of Rawalpindi Corps. It is also not clear how he would approach sensitive issues such as military-civilian relations or his ideological stance toward India.
The U.S. Geological Survey measured Tuesday's quake at magnitude 6.9, down from an initial 7.3. At least 14 people have been injured by a strong quake that struck off Japan's northeast coast early Tuesday morning, the Associated Press has reported .
Korean-Americans in NY chant during a rally on November 26, to demand South Korean President Park resign over a corruption scandal. She's being accused of allowing longtime-friend Choi Soon-sil to manipulate power, and extort millions from companies.
ANC spokesman Zizi Kodwa confirmed the extension of the weekend meeting in a statement published Sunday on Twitter. The president, who has faced mounting criticism of his leadership, came under further pressure this month when a corruption probe unearthed fresh allegations of misconduct.
President-elect Donald Trump has suggested that millions of people voted illegally in the November 8 United States presidential election. On Saturday, Hillary Clinton's campaign revealed that she would join Stein's efforts and Independent candidate Rocky Roque De La Fuente has also requested a recount, as well.
Prime Minister Theresa May has signaled immigration controls are a priority of her strategy, with her European counterparts suggesting that stance is incompatible with staying in the single market. "I want, intend and expect to be able to guarantee the rights of European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom, but I also want the rights of UK citizens living in European Union member states to be guaranteed", May told lawmakers in the House of Commons on Nov 16.
Next year's election in France will take place against a backdrop of widespread disaffection with the "establishment" in Western countries, a sentiment that has so far produced Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the victory of real estate magnate Donald Trump in the U.S.
The proposal, which has to be approved by the European Parliament and all 28 member states to go into force, would enable Ukrainians and EU citizens to travel without a visa between such territories for a period of up to 90 days in any 180-day period.
Two former prime ministers to contest runoff * Fresh uncertainty over next year's presidential vote * Another battle looming between mainstream and populist (Edits throughout) By Richard Lough PARIS , Nov 21 ( Reuters ) - Former prime minister Francois Fillon is favourite to become the French centre-right's presidential candidate after a voting upset that puts him in pole position for a showdown with far right leader Marine Le Pen in next year's election .
With more than 3.2 million votes counted of an estimated total over 5 million, Fillon had 44 percent, Juppe 28.1 and Sarkozy 21.1. This is the first time any French party has held a United States style presidential primary where any French citizen willing to pay €2 and sign a form saying they are committed to the values of the "centre and the right" could vote in the election .
He didn't actually point to any actual cases of voter fraud in these states.it should also be pointed out that all three states voted for Clinton this election. He said, paraphrasing what she had said in one of the presidential debates. He also alleged voter fraud in favour of Mrs. Clinton in other states, which were not reported.
As soon as the House assembled and Speaker Sumitra Mahajan was finished with the obituary references to Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, members of the Trinamool Congress , the Congress, the RJD, the SP, the Left and other parties trooped into the Well shouting slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
It also is about 175 miles (285 kilometers) east-southeast of San Andres Island. It was forecast to make landfall on Thursday, then cross over Central America and emerge into the Pacific. EST (1800 UTC) on November 21, Tropical Depression 16 strengthened into a tropical storm and was named Otto. "On the forecast track, Otto should be approaching the coasts of Nicaragua and Costa Rica on Thursday".
Hitting out at the Samajwadi Party government over non implementation of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yogjna Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that this government has no intention of working for the welfare of people. "They should learn how business can be done without cash. This way is also safe and secure". "With e-wallets, you can make payments to small shops in your locality".
The Observatory said that 30 families also crossed from eastern Aleppo into a Kurdish-held district of the divided city. State TV quoted a Syrian military source as saying that government forces "are continuing their advance in eastern neighbourhoods of Aleppo".