O'Brien said some 25,000 people, majority women and children, have been displaced from their homes since Saturday and that it is likely thousands more will flee in the coming days. At least 21 civilians were reportedly killed when artillery fire crashed down on the Jub al-Quba neighborhood, which is even more densely populated than usual because of displaced.
He was named Bhumibol's successor in 1972 and is his only son. "I would like to accept the invitation for the benefit of the Thai people", the new king said in a televised statement. It is a tradition in Thai households, private offices and government agencies to display portraits of the monarch. Information about the succession has been tightly controlled, and global news broadcasts about Thailand have been blocked in recent days.
According to the country's Interior Ministry, Van der Bellen is leading the elections with 60.4 percent of the ballots against the 39.6 percent received by Hofer. "I would have liked to take care of our Austria", Hofer wrote. Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said Van der Bellen "will represent Austria domestically and overseas in an excellent manner" - alluding to fears by establishment politicians in Austria that a victory by Hofer, whose anti-immigrant Freedom Party is critical of the ...
In her foreword to the report , Dame Louise said: "I know that for some, the content of this review will be hard to read, and I have wrestled with what to put in and what to leave out, particularly because I know that putting some communities under the spotlight - particularly communities in which there are high concentrations of Muslims of Pakistani and Bangladeshi heritage - will add to the pressure that they already feel".
Sergio Ramos netted an equaliser for Real in the 90th minute. The draw in the bad tempered El-Clasico was good enough for the Spanish league leaders as they stay six points clear at the top with an unbeaten run that now stretches 33 games.
Naidu will also fly down to Chennai to assess the situation. Large-numbers of customers were seen lined up in front of shops buying vegetables and essentials goods. Tamil actor Sarathkumar arrives at the hospital to meet the Tamil Nadu CM. December 5: With Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's health condition deteriorating, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday prayed for speedy recovery of the AIADMK supremo and expressed hope that she gets better very soon.
But substitute Ryan Fraser scored one and then set up Steve Cook to slam a leveller beyond Loris Karius, before Nathan Ake forced home a fourth in stoppage-time. Aside from the late goal, a big talking point from a low-quality game was a crude tackle from United defender Marcos Rojo in the 16th that might have justified a red card but only earned him a yellow.
A statement from Trump's transition team shared that the call was a congratulatory call from Putin to Trump, emphasizing how favorable the U.S. Since Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton, Mr Putin has made it clear he wants to rebuild a relationship with the United States.
The FBI and Columbus police say Artan posted a series of Facebook rants on Monday that show he nursed grievances against the USA, railing against USA intervention in Muslim lands and warning, "If you want us Muslims to stop carrying lone wolf attacks, then make peace" with the Islamic State group.
The Islamic State claimed that the man who carried out the attack at the Ohio State University (OSU) on Tuesday was one of its " soldiers ". A Facebook post suspected to have been written by Artan shortly before the attack does not include a pledge of allegiance to the terrorist organization, as in previous cases, but does say that if the US wants the attacks to stop, it has to "make peace with 'dawla in al sham, '" which is how some ISIS followers have referred to the terror group.
Heavy deployment of police was made at the hospital on Greams Road where thousands of supporters of 'Amma' (mother), as she is fondly called by her supporters, and AIADMK cadre had gathered on hearing the news. The news has sparked fresh fears about her condition as Ms Jayalalitha has been receiving treatment for months. The Governor, who reached the hospital around 12.10 am, was briefed by the team of doctors attending to the Chief Minister and left for Raj Bhavan within ten minutes.
Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa was on Monday said to be critical after she suffered a cardiac arrest in the hospital where she was admitted over two months ago. The hospital issued a statement regarding the CM's health. For weeks, doctors attending to Jayalalithaa have been saying that " Amma " as she is known to millions of supporters was well enough to decide when to return home.
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. Najib led a protest rally Sunday against what he called a genocide of Myanmars Muslim Rohingya minority and urged the global community to help halt the atrocities.
We think it's unlikely we'll be offered Single Market. David Davis has hinted at a softer approach to immigration for some workers when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. May has also said she wants an "early agreement" to guarantee the status of the estimated three million European Union citizens now living in Britain once exit negotiations with the European Union begin but will make this conditional on a deal for Britons living in the EU.
Former Green party leader Alexander van der Bellen was re-elected in a closely fought poll after Norbert Hofer conceded defeat . "I congratulate Alexander Van der Bellen and ask all Austrians to stick together", said Hofer, who now serves as a deputy president of parliament.
Appearing later with Van der Bellen, Hofer said his loss "is really very painful. but the voter is always right in a democracy". That's because Austrians tend to be bigger European Union skeptics than many of their neighbors, according to a poll by Dalia Research.
Meanwhile, Marine Le Pen of France's conservative Front National said the Freedom Party would be victorious in upcoming legislative elections. "I will be a pro-European president of Austria open to the world", Van der Bellen, 72, said in his victory speech.
Khamenei and his hard-line loyalists, drawn from among Islamists and Revolutionary Guards, have criticised the deal and blamed Rouhani for its failure to deliver swift improvements in living standards since lifting of sanctions in January. Lawmakers said it would make it easier for sanctions to be reimposed if Iran violated the deal. During his election campaign, Trump described the nuclear agreement as the "worst deal ever negotiated" and alternated between saying he would tear it up and ...
After being dropped for this year's tours of Sri Lanka and South Africa, he faces a tough task to break back into the side after Travis Head made a fist of his opportunity with a vital half-century. Trent Boult set the Australian skipper with a series of outswingers before catching Smith on the shuffle with a sharp inducker. Smith went on to post his highest ever score in one-day cricket, leading his side from a precarious 4/92 to beyond 300 as Travis Head (52 from 60) and Matthew Wade (38 ...
The rebels said the Russians had retreated from proposals agreed at talks with rebel groups in Turkey that would have resulted in jihadist fighters leaving the city, a ceasefire and humanitarian aid deliveries. Since September 2015, it has provided Assad with military support that Western observers say has killed civilians, not just jihadists and rebels. On Friday, Kerry said the U.S.is exploring new options with Russian Federation for helping civilians leave Aleppo, where the United Nations ...
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has returned to Afghanistan after completing his trip to India. However, Pakistan's de facto foreign policy chief felt Ghani's statement was incomprehensible and condemnable, and contended that it was meant to "please India".
The Conservative MP's attack was in response to reports suggesting Merkel would not guarantee reciprocal rights for United Kingdom citizens living in Germany until formal Brexit negotiations had begun, and had told May as much during a bilateral meeting.
Mr. Duterte has led a campaign against drug abuse in which he has encouraged the police and others to kill people they suspect of using or selling drugs. For the Philippine president, an expression of support from Trump could help reset ties with the United States. "It's going to be up to the next President-elect to decide which foreign leaders he meets with", he said.
A Charlie Brown balloon floats during Macy's 90th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Nov. 24, 2016. The SpongeBob Square Pants balloon moves down Sixth Avenue. A New York Police Department spokesman said there were no reports of arrests, injuries or disturbances. Among the celebrities expected to attend were Tony Bennett , Aloe Blacc, Sarah McLachlan and a number of Olympic gold medal winners.
Wednesday's phone conversation followed a six-hour meeting of Turkey's national security council, where developments in Aleppo were also on the agenda. Dogan confirmed in a statement on Thursday that one of its executives was under investigation, but said it was clear that the case was not linked to Gulen's movement.
Pagan faces one count of murder, accusing him of the grisly attack. Police said Pagan admitted to the dismembering and that he had used scissors, although investigators discovered several knives in plain sight in the kitchen. It happened around 8:15 p.m. Saturday. Of note, upon being taken to the 44th Precinct stationhouse Sunday evening and asked "why he did it", Pagan is alleged to have responded, 'did what?' Police say the 32-year-old identified as Jerry Pagan was arrested and ...
A newly arrived USA super tanker, considered the largest firefighting aircraft in the world, was due to join the emergency operation on Saturday (26 November). "This is our message to all Israeli citizens whose homes and property were damaged in the fire: We will help you rebuild your homes and your lives as soon as possible and this is the main objective of the special cabinet session today in Haifa ", Netanyahu said at the beginning of the meeting on Sunday, adding that the government plans ...
A cameo from Jar Jar Binks is probably out of the question in Rogue One , so locating what George Lucas liked about the film is probably impossible right now. To be honest, and no offense to anyone here, it was the most important review to me. And Felicity worked hard to polish her iconic line, "May the force be with you" as she knew it could be remembered for years to come.
It says 288 civilians have been killed in the province since October 20, when Syrian government and Russian aircraft intensified airstrikes. Russian Federation claims that its air strikes, which began in September 2015, are aimed at preventing jihadists, including both Fateh Al-Sham and Daesh, from gaining more territory in Syria that could be used to mount attacks overseas.
The most apocalyptic scenarios involve a crisis of investor confidence causing the failure of a rescue scheme for Italy's most indebted banks, triggering a broader crisis across the euro zone. The outcome raises questions over whether Italy will stay in the European Union and keep using the euro. Interpreting the referendum outcome as a vote against Europe is therefore far-fetched.
Costa Rica orders evacuations for hurricane threat was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on November 22, 2016 and was last updated on November 22, 2016. A hurricane watch and tropical storm watches and warnings were issued up and down the Central American coast, from Nicaragua to Costa Rica . The US National Hurricane Center says Otto is now at hurricane strength and approaching Costa Rica and Nicaragua .
Sartaj Aziz said Ghani's statement was "regrettable" but "understandable" in a way that it was result of the anxiety due to the increased level of bomb blasts and terrorist attacks in Afghanistan. Sartaj Aziz said that security arrangements in India were quite unusual since they were not allowed to meet or speak with anyone. India and Afghanistan are planning to set up an air transport corridor to avert bottlenecks created by Pakistan in land connectivity between Central and South Asia.
For the Philippine president, an expression of support from Trump could help reset ties with the United States. Trump is wishing the country well, Duterte said . "I am very sure", he said. He just said, "we are really harping on...fundamental changes [that are worthy] so we can be able to pursue our independent foreign policy".
The president-elect also referred to China's foreign exchange policy, writing, "Did China ask if it was OK to devalue their currency (making it hard for our companies to compete), heavily tax our products going into their country?" "The Chinese side in Beijing and Washington lodged solemn representations with the relevant side in the US".
Conway, answering questions from reporters about the expanded search as she entered Trump Tower in NY on Sunday, said the transition team had been happily surprised by the number of wealthy businesspeople who had come forward to express interest.