Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Italy, Britain, Russia, and Croatia responded to Israel's call for worldwide help and sent more than a dozen of aircrafts to fight the raging blaze. "We are facing arsonist terror". Most are Palestinians, but at least 10 are Israeli Arabs. But Ayman Odeh, a leading Israeli Arab politician from Haifa, rejected the suggestion Arabs were responsible for arson attacks and accused the Israeli government of taking advantage of the situation to incite against the Arab minority.
It said the countries recognised the necessity of taking serious measures to address recruitment of youths to extremist and terrorist networks and underlined the need for effective de-radicalization and counter-radicalization strategies. He said all major players, including India, must extend all possible support to Afghanistan in its transition. The idea behind the corridor is to try and overcome, to some extent, Pakistan's refusal to allow direct transit to Indian cargo headed for ...
The Stein campaign said it will file for emergency relief in the Pennsylvania effort in federal court on Monday, "demanding a State-wide recount on constitutional grounds". Wisconsin's recount began Thursday, and one in MI could start this week. The ballot recount is expected to cost Ingham County about $45,000, she said in a news release Sunday.
He also accused Myanmar leader and Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi of inaction, saying that she had declared the Rohingya issue off-limits during bilateral discussions. "I'm not saying there are no difficulties, but it helps if people recognize the difficulty and are more focused on resolving these difficulties rather than exaggerating them so that everything seems worse than it really is", she added.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during the fifth session of the Russia-Turkey strategic planning group on Thursday. Cavusoglu said the process should be accelerated and all obstacles removed. Meanwhile, a commander for the US-led anti-IS coalition said it was helping Turkey find two of its soldiers that were reported missing on Tuesday.
Investors, fearful of the political turmoil, could demand a much higher price for providing the money some banks urgently need. The risk of political instability has triggered market reaction before the vote, with bank stocks sinking and the borrowing costs on sovereign debt rising.
But the election is being watched as a barometer of how populists in other European Union countries may fare in coming months. Austrian far-right candidate Norbert Hofer on Sunday congratulated his opponent in presidential elections after projections indicated that he had lost.
In response to Wallace's question about whether the call signals a shift in the decades-long US policy toward China (namely, that the United States doesn't recognize Taiwan as a country, let alone talk publicly with its president), Conway said: "It signals the fact that he was accepting a congratulatory call".
Police arrested 28-year-old Edgar Maddison Welch of Salisbury, North Carolina, and charged him with assault with a unsafe weapon. The owner and employees said they were repeatedly threatened on social media. "He walked right past us holding a shotgun, when we realized what was going on we gathered our young ones and started moving toward the exit", Silmi told CNN .
Recently, in response to our work and our consistent position, the federal government announced a new Ocean Protection Plan to protect our coast. Indeed, even as he announced the pipeline decisions Tuesday, Trudeau gave something of a shout-out to one of his B.C.
Rescuers have worked through the night to pull survivors out of a deadly train crash in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state. Although the actual reason for the derailment is not clear, officials said the accident could have been caused due to a track fracture.
Ghani and Modi have separately accused Pakistan of supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan and rebels in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said "resolute action" needs to be taken against those "backing, shielding, harbouring and nurturing" terrorism in the region.
In a message to UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President said, "On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, I have great pleasure in extending warm greetings and felicitations to Your Highness on the occasion of your National Day".
But in the past 11 months, Syrian troops have broken the deadlock with the help of Iranian-backed Shia Muslim militias and Russian air strikes. "France and its partners cannot remain silent in the face of what could be one of the biggest massacres of civilian population since World War II", the French UN ambassador, Francois Delattre, said ahead of that meeting.
In May 2015, Myanmar's refugee crises came under the spotlight when thousands of Rohingya people were found stranded on boats in the Bay of Bengal. The Somali-born student who launched a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University this week reportedly protested on his Facebook page about the killing of minority Muslims in Myanmar.
While the margin may change slightly when final results are in, Austrian officials said the results gave Van der Bellen an unbeatable lead. The election captured global attention, as a victory for Hofer in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union could have boosted similar far-right eurosceptics across the bloc.
Court documents said Walmart's insurance policy previously limited eligibility to spouses of the opposite sex until 2014, when it changed its policy to include same-sex spouses. Cote's own wife had over $150,000 in bills fighting ovarian cancer, and so the lawsuit seeked out reparations for before the policy was introduced.
The projection showed Van der Bellen on 53.6 percent and Hofer on 46.4 percent, with a margin of error of 1.2 percentage points. Former Greens party politician Alexander Van der Bellen is pro-EU and represents liberal to left-of-center views.
The jury in the murder trial of a former SC police officer charged with gunning down a black motorist will continue deliberating next week, despite at one point Friday appearing deadlocked by a juror who told. Thompson, an assistant director of residence life at Ohio State, made two requests on her Facebook post. Eleven people were injured in Monday's auto and knife attack in Columbus.
India and Afghanistan are planning to set up an air cargo service to help increase trade that both say is stymied due to their tense political relations with Pakistan that lies between them, Indian and Afghan officials said on Saturday. Mr Ghani said, India's support to Afghanistan aimed at improving people's life and is transparent with no strings attached. Afghanistan was very keen on deeper defence and security cooperation with India and there were indications that Ghani may press for ...
Iraqi forces moving from the east have captured about a quarter of Mosul, trying to advance to the Tigris river that runs through its center, in the biggest battle in Iraq since the 2003 US -led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. The government launched a massive campaign on October 17 to retake Mosul, Iraq's second largest city and the extremist group's last major urban center in the country.
Bhumibol's own coronation took place four years after his brother King Ananda Mahidol died of gunshot wounds in mysterious circumstances. Bhumibol led the country for 70 years and was seen by many as a steadying figure during several times of political upheaval.
Senate is in contravention of BARJAM and violates it". Rouhani made the comments as he submitted the government's proposed budget bill for the next Iranian fiscal year, which begins on March 21, to the legislative body. "Earlier this year, I led a letter to President Obama, along with 14 of my colleagues, to express our concern about the lack of technical details published by the International Atomic Energy Agency - or IAEA - in reports on Iran's compliance with the JCPOA".
The U.N. reported last week that almost 2,000 members of the Iraqi forces were killed last month, but after coming under fire from the media arm of the Iraqi military, it announced Saturday it would discontinue publishing casualty figures for Iraq's security forces.
Liverpool then got another when Harry Arter was caught in possession and a Jordan Henderson pass set Divock Origi off. Artur Boruc came rushing out to meet him which allowed Origi to round him and curl the ball sumptuously into the empty net.
He made the decision days after celebrating eight years as prime minister and a decade as leader of the National Party. The resignation, which will be effective from December 12, was for Key, the "hardest decision" he has ever made. But he said the role came with costs. "It leaves the Cabinet and caucus plenty of time to settle in with a new Prime Minister before heading into election year with a proud record of strong economic management", Key said.
Putin also praised Russia's relationship with China as being one of the key components of global governance working toward regional stability. According to Alpari chief analyst Natalia Milchakova, Russia's cooperation with two largest developing countries, members of the BRICS and the G20 is highly important not only politically, but also economically.
Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed (D) explained that Congress would have to alter the law with a waiver in order for Mattis to serve as Secretary of Defense , a civilian-controlled position . The president-elect is also said to be considering David Petraeus , another retired Army general, as secretary of state, and retired Marine General John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security.
On Twitter , Daniel Blumenthal of the American Enterprise Institute said it should be "applauded by friends of freedom everywhere". Trump's call with Tsai Ing-wen, however, immediately ignited controversy Friday. The letter said the agency was examining additional emails relevant to the investigation of Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.
In a statement posted on his Facebook page Hofer thanked his supporters and said he was infinitely sad that it did not work out. While the president's functions are mostly ceremonial, a win by Hofer will be seen as a lurch to the right for the country, a development that would be welcomed by other populist euroskeptic politicians within the European Union either in power or seeking it.
Alabama, the defending national champion, is making its third appearance in the three-year history of the College Football Playoff . The Tide should win and may do so in blowout fashion, but if the Huskies execute Petersen's game plan to the fullest, pull out the towels because there will be plenty of sweaty palms in the Georgia Dome on New Year's Eve for the 2 p.m.
The rest of Europe is watching closely and immediately after voting Hofer said: "The message to Europe is clear". The Austrian president's functions are largely ceremonial and past elections have merited little attention outside the country because they were decided between mainstream candidates.
Beyond Austria, political parties across from across the spectrum in Europe have been watching the race for indications of how important upcoming elections in France, the Netherlands, and Germany might play out over the next year. "Outside of Austria, the election is perceived as something that does not only concern us Austrians", he said. He said he would now turn his attention to running for parliament in an election due by 2018.
The center-left candidate handily defeated his far-right challenger in Austria's presidential election on Sunday, boosting the political establishment in Europe as it sought to contain the fallout of Donald Trump's victory in the United States and thwart the spread of nationalism.
Three weeks after the election, top staffers from Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's presidential campaigns met at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government to discuss what happened during the campaign. "The decision about who should be your vice president should be a decision about who you think is ready to do the job and who you can see as a partner", Mook said.