Turkey is part of the USA -led coalition fighting the militants of the Islamic State group, but the airstrikes that began Saturday marked the first time it has targeted Kurdish-led forces in Syria. It has demanded the YPG, which makes up the bulk of the SDF and has been one of the most effective USA ally in the fight against IS, withdraw to the east bank of the Euphrates River.
Moreover, China, Japan, and South Korea put aside the issues over territorial disputes and wartime history among the countries but instead, they unite as they show criticisms in the latest missile launch of North Korea. North Korea said this year it had miniaturized a nuclear warhead to fit on a ballistic missile. North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons development programs have brought heavy global sanctions down on its head, but it says they are justified because of the threat posed ...
Since then, Turkish forces have mainly pushed into areas controlled by fighters aligned to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US -backed coalition dominated by the Kurdish YPG militia. It accuses the YPG of seeking to take territory where there has not traditionally been a strong Kurdish ethnic contingent. Washington has demanded that the People's Protection Units (YPG), the military wing of the main Syrian Kurdish party, pull back to the east side of the Euphrates.
A security official told AFP news agency that the attacker drove his vehicle into a gathering of new recruits at the camp in northern Aden on Monday. The assault killed at least 71 people and wounded about 98 others, medical sources from the three hospitals where the victims were taken said.
Iran has said it managed to reverse-engineer the RQ-170 Sentinel, seized in December 2011 after it entered Iranian airspace from neighboring Afghanistan, and that it is capable of launching its own production line for the unmanned aircraft.
However, it was immediately detected and forced to leave the area after a "timely and stern" warning by the Air Defense Base. It had taken off from Kandahar, Afghanistan and was 20 miles away from Iran when spotted, the report adds. On Dec. 4, 2011, Iran captured a Lockheed Martin RQ-170 unmanned stealth aircraft while the drone was flying over its eastern city of Kashmar. Risky maneuvers carried out by Iranian naval vessels could lead to an escalation of the situation; a spokesman for ...
Airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition in northern Yemen killed 11 civilians, including women and children, Yemen's rebel-run news agency said Friday. The Pentagon has also sent USA military lawyers to help train Saudi counterparts in ensuring the legality of coalition strikes. The two spoke briefly about the monarch's health and an operation he had in the United States, apparently for back pain.
Earlier, Rousseff had sharp words for her vice president, Michel Temer, who took over when she was impeached and suspended and will finish her term if the Senate permanently removes her. Rousseff is accused of fiscal mismanagement and of doctoring financial records to purposefully mislead the public about Brazil's financial state. Ms Rousseff reminded senators that she was re-elected in 2014 by more than 54 million voters.
She said HRW found evidence that USA -supplied bombs killed 97 civilians, including 25 children, in airstrikes on a market in northwestern Yemen in March. In March of a year ago, Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched a massive military campaign in Yemen with the aim of reversing Houthi military gains and restoring Hadi's embattled government.
Trump's tweet Sunday suggested he was poised to clear up those questions. Trump needs to speak plainly about how illegal immigrants affect US citizens in areas along the border, DeLay said . The GOP nominee's public schedule does not yet have any events listed for Wednesday, Aug. 31 . Trump's immigration speech in Arizona will come after he and Clinton spent last week trading accusations on racial issues.
According to the New York Daily News , Abedin and Weiner had been living separate lives for roughly the past year. One of the images Weiner sent was of him laying shirtless on his bed with a focus on his crotch... Clinton was informed on Sunday about Weiner's disclosures to Abedin, though it was unclear if Abedin spoke directly to Clinton. Others have tried to make the case that if Abedin is struggling with her husband's infidelity, then it might make the Clinton campaign less ...
Trump has also announced his first ever event in a predominately black community, at a church in Detroit Saturday. Mike Pence says Donald Trump has been "completely consistent in his positions" on illegal immigration. He explained that he's been talking to "thousands and thousands" of people on this subject. During a flurry of Twitter activity Monday, the Republican nominee re-tweeted a supporter who had written, "I know of NO ONE voting for Crooked Hillary!" And the Republican nominee ...
They have been clashing with Kurdish Syrian forces around the town to try to halt their advance. Carter signaled no change in USA strategy on Monday, stressing that both the SDF and Turkey were critical allies in Syria. In Turkey, both the government and militants racked up losses on Monday. The White House said it opposes Turkey's push into areas in northern Syria controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, an opposition group the Obama administration supports, as it stands to ...
Van Wymersch said there were no indications that the fire was an act of terrorism, however officials are investigating all possible motives. According to a report on RTL Belgium news, a vehicle rammed through three fences of the Brussels Institute of Criminology at 2.30 a.m.
Five others were wounded in the explosion, two of them seriously. Emergency services had to rescue people from the rubble of the building in Chimay, near France's border, after the blast early on Friday morning. "We are not 100 percent sure, but, most likely, we are dealing with a gas explosion due to a suicide". The explosion partially destroyed the building located on Rue de Chalon.
A Chicago police officer on average fired shots at someone every five days, data compiled by the Chicago Tribune , after tracking and analysing every Chicago police shooting over the period 2010-2015, show. "You might not get a chance to return fire". Despite that, Chicago still leads other major cities-including Los Angeles, New York, Houston and Philadelphia-in police shootings during that same time span.
Mr Rohweder said he understood Ayad had been in Home Hill for about a month while Miss Ayliffe-Chung had been there only a couple days. A British journalist has suffered horrific injuries to his face, head and torso trying to save Mia Ayliffe-Chung as she fled her alleged attacker during a terrifying ordeal at a Queensland hostel.
Earlier today, at least 15 civilians were killed in a barrel bomb attack on a wake being held for children who died in earlier air strikes in the rebel-held Syrian city of Aleppo. It was unclear whether the Turks and the monitoring group were referring to the same incident. It is the first Turkish ground intervention in the Syrian conflict and targeted both Isis and Syrian-Kurdish rebels backed by the US.
A Canadian citizen is among the victims of a devastating quake in Italy that killed at least 241 people, Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion has confirmed. "British Embassy staff are in the region providing consular support, and we have deployed additional staff to support this effort". At least one Canadian is confirmed to have died during this week's devastating quake in central Italy.
Governor Mike Pence, his running mate, would not affirm that their administration would expel the 11 million. And they didn't bother defending his initial response Saturday to the killing of a mother as she walked her baby on a Chicago street.
They lost their only game without him in 2013, too. "I don't know if a number of snaps makes a difference if I'm ready or not", said Prescott, who is 39 of 50 passing for 454 yards with five touchdowns and no interceptions in three preseason games.
The Sarnia Police Service also said the event presented dangers given the large number of participants, the lack of life preservers, and challenging weather conditions. The event, the Port Huron Float Down , apparently had little in the way of supervision, allowing the droves of Americans to be misdirected and sent to foreign soil.
Meanwhile, the United States considers the Kurds one of the most effective groups fighting ISIS in Syria. Turkish forces ostensibly entered Syria with the goal of clearing the border town of Jarabulus of IS militants, who have been responsible for attacks within Turkey.
The Islamic State terror group has taken responsibility for the attack. A security source said the attack targeted a school compound where conscripts of the Popular Committees, forces allied to the President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, were gathered for breakfast.
Ali Bongo won disputed elections in 2009, following the death of his father Omar Bongo, who led the small West African nation for 41 years. "I am waiting for the outgoing president to call to congratulate me", said Ping, 73, in the capital Libreville , prompting jubilation from hundreds of his supporters.
The recruits, which made up the overwhelming majority of the casualties, were signing up to be deployed overseas to Djibouti and Eritrea for military, before eventually being redeployed back to the Saudi border to fight Yemen's Shi'ite Houthis.
EpiPen has been on the market for 25 years, and there has never been a generic version. The documents that Chaffetz and Cumming requested involve information related to the company's gross and net revenues from sales of the EpiPen , lobbying data from 2007 to 2016, internal cost figures and federal health reimbursement numbers.
While Russia and the United States have "narrow issues to resolve", Kerry said the only way to end the conflict, which has raged on for more than five years and led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, was through political agreement.
Pyongyang's latest provocation was its test-firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile last Wednesday, which Park described as a "tangible threat to national security" that has now gone beyond simply being a source of concern. missile shield in South Korea. According to Schilling, the pace and method of the North's SLBM testing suggests the weapon's possible deployment in an initial operational capability by the second half of 2018 at the earliest.
Modi had made a mention of atrocities committed by Pakistan in Balochistan in his Independence Day speech. "It perfectly natural", they said, adding Modis comments reflected that he was troubled by the human rights situation in Balochistan and the excesses committed by the Pakistani military.
The State Department is now going through them to determine which are work-related, and is planning their public release. I wish they would get religion. In addition, after struggling to obtain some of Clinton's calendar entries, The Associated Press reported this week that more than half the meetings she had as secretary of state with non-government individuals were donors to her family's foundation: "It's an extraordinary proportion", the AP story began.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on USA -supported allies Turkey and Syrian Kurdish forces Monday to "not fight one another", after a series of clashes erupted in northern Syria over the weekend. FILE - Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters take up positions inside a damaged building in al-Vilat al-Homor neighborhood in Hasaka city.
The probe is part of a larger investigation into allegations of corruption and influence peddling against ex-president Viktor Yanukovich's administration, for whom Manafort worked as a political consultant, before the leader was ousted in 2014.
Arguably Guardiola's biggest achievement in his first few months at Etihad Stadium is getting the best out of Sterling, who lost his place in the team at the end of last season - his first at City - and then had a poor European Championship campaign with England.
The former NY congressman has repeatedly made headlines for his sexting scandals, having first been disgraced after accidentally publicly tweeting an explicit photo intended for another woman, leading to his resignation from Congress in 2011.