Tensions between Ankara and Turkish Kurds escalated in July 2015 when a ceasefire between Turkey and the PKK collapsed over a series of terrorist attacks, allegedly committed by PKK members. Flags flew at half-mast and Sunday was declared a day of national mourning. PKK-linked militants have claimed other deadly attacks in Ankara, Istanbul and areas in southeast Turkey.
Rescue workers arrive at the site of fatal explosions in central Istanbul . The interior ministry said that 38 people had died, including 30 police officers and seven civilians. Turkey's campaign against armed Kurdish militants in the south-east has also drawn criticism over the disproportionate use of force and the displacement of thousands of individuals.
In a 2014 op-ed, Puzder noted that the working poor are struggling but asserted that increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would not improve their situation. restaurants found violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to data compiled by Bloomberg BNA". Puzder has said Obama's health-care overhaul hurt his company's growth and forced it to rely more on part-time workers.
Trump set the stage for criticizing the $400 billion program on Friday when he complained about the cost of "some of the fighter jets that are being built." "Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military (and other) purchases after January 20th".
We can also assume that he had never heard of the One-China policy before that, since he typically defends himself only when he's lying. More than four decades after President Richard Nixon upset the status quo of his time with a surprise visit to Beijing, what's good for U.S.
The cyclone hit production at North Chennai Thermal Power Station's (NCTPS) 600MW Unit 1, said Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO) on Tuesday. Tropical cyclone Vardah is India's strongest storm since October 2014, when cyclone Hudhud moved into Andhra Pradesh, claiming over 100 lives and causing $3.4 billion in damage.
Kanye West arrived at Trump Tower in NY earlier today, reportedly to meet the President Elect himself. President-elect Donald Trump has canceled his planned December 15 address set to explain how he would address his business conflicts of interest prior to assuming the White House, a senior transition source told NBC News.
The point to determine was whether Jackson got both feet down inbounds. DeSean Jackson had one of his classic 80-yard all-too-easy touchdowns, which some governments would argue is cruel and unusual punishment. That's why the Eagles are convinced that Wentz is still learning and getting better even as the losses and interceptions mount. None of this is surprising; it just stinks.
Trump's retort was consistent with what one of his allies, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich , signaled earlier on Sunday. Since Friday's call, Trump has written numerous times about China on his Twitter page, saying , "Interesting how the us sells Taiwan billions of dollars of military equipment but I should not accept a congratulatory call".
At least 81 journalists are now behind bars in Turkey facing charges related to their work - the highest number in any one country at any one time, according to the CPJ. The group says 52 journalists are now being held hostage, with ISIS holding 21 of those and is calling for the creation of "Special Representative for the safety of journalists" within the United Nations (attached to the Secretary General's office), saying "many United Nations resolutions on protecting journalists and ...
Earlier in the day, Syrian rebels said an agreement was reached with Russian Federation for a cease-fire in Aleppo to evacuate remaining civilians and rebels from besieged districts. State television showed people celebrating, holding up portraits of Assad and Syrian flags. Later on Tuesday, Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said an "arrangement" had been "achieved on the ground" to allow militants to quit the war-wracked city.
Monday's tweets come as dozens of think-pieces condemn the President-elect for his questioning of the intelligence community over their assertions of Russian involvement, ironically as the outgoing Senate minority leader Harry Reid is simultaneously accusing FBI Director James Comey of covering up foreign hacking to help Trump win.
South Korean lawmakers voted overwhelmingly earlier on Friday to impeach Park over an influence-peddling scandal, setting the stage for her to become the country's first elected leader to be expelled from office in disgrace. Hur Chang-soo, chairman of GS Group and the head of the Federation of Korean Industries, the pro-business lobby group that coordinated the donations, put the situation this way: "It is hard for businesses to say no to a request from the government".
Glenn became the fifth person ever in space, behind Russians Yuri Gagarin and Gherman Titov, as well as Americans Alan Shepard and Gus Grissom. John Glenn searchinged in the senate in OH for more than 20 years and call him an American hero, he looked the part, lived the part, he mentioned his wife Annie, married for 73 years.
Renzi will address his Democratic Party later Wednesday. US equities kicked off the week trading higher on Monday, unfazed by a key vote in Italy which led to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's resignation. Before handing back the keys to his Palazzo Chigi residence, the 41-year-old chaired a meeting of the executive of his Democratic Party (PD). But, sounding a bullish note, and as if he would possibly seek office again in the future, he asserted that his party would be ready for the elections ...
Tillerson's business acumen and experience negotiating business deals are considered among his most attractive qualities to Trump - the president-elect called him a "world class player and dealmaker" in a tweet on Sunday . "It's very well-known that he has a very close relationship with Vladimir Putin". "So I think it's quite significant", he stated . In a statement, Sen.
Speaking to reporters at the airport, the prime minister said the trip was a further indication of Israeli success in developing relationships with Muslim counties. In recent months, however, Netanyahu had largely refrained from attacking the Iran deal as Israel finalised a 10-year, $38 billion military aid package with the Obama administration.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter landed in Baghdad Sunday on an unannounced visit to thank U.S. troops and to assess progress in the fight to retake the northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State group. Gen Saad Maan. He said the attacks killed a civilian and a policeman, and wounded seven. Security forces imposed a curfew after the attack. Accounts from Mosul are hard to confirm since authorities have increasingly restricted global media access to the battlefronts and areas ...
A press release by the United Nations human rights office in Geneva said that multiple sources reported dozens of civilians were shot dead Monday by government forces and allied militiamen in the Kallaseh and Bustan al-Qasr neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo.
In the Senate, the path forward for the spending and water bills is tricky as Sen. But Manchin and other coal-state Democrats wanted a one-year commitment of funds, arguing that just four additional months of benefits would cause whiplash for miners and their widows relying on the health insurance.
Stein also requested recounts in MI and Pennsylvania - states that Trump narrowly won. But given the fact that the recount was stopped after just three days of counting, Michigan's Secretary of State will have to refund Stein. According to Pennsylvania law, a county must conduct a recount if at least three people in a precinct request one. It still has only a remote chance to succeed before the high court.
He made his remarks as Trump continues to downplay the CIA's confidential assessment that the Russian government hacked into the DNC and Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta's email account. He also endorsed Arizona Sen. McCain spoke to NPR Monday afternoon. "I suspect, after this week, when Donald Trump is the nominee and he begins to receive classified briefings ...
One of the four people arrested was a woman, Sisi said , and authorities were looking for two other suspects he did not identify. "He said: "[It] represents the continuation of a cycle of violence that has continued unabated since Egypt's July 2013 military coup".
It was not immediately clear whether the hostilities had ceased in Aleppo. "There are dozens of bodies in the streets because of the intense bombardment by regime forces", Rami Abdel Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told AFP .
After more than four years of clashes and months of siege, the fight for Syria's once largest city came to an end in what UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon called "a total uncompromising military victory" by government forces. "Artillery shelling is continuing but because of the weather the aerial bombing has stopped". At the same time, sources inside Aleppo tell CNN a ceasefire and evacuation agreement has been reached in the beleaguered eastern part of the city.
He said the men were between the ages of 30 and 50, and their family members said they had lost contact with them after they fled opposition-controlled areas of Aleppo around a week or 10 days ago. "As pro-government forces have advanced from the north into eastern Aleppo, there have been allegations of reprisals against civilians who are perceived to have supported armed opposition groups , as well as reports that men were being separated from women and children", Colville told a news ...
Paul Pogba nearly made it more comfortable for Jose Mourinho's side when he hit a free-kick against the post, but United ended a run of three games without a win in the league. "He is a player that I like, he is a person I like and the person is even more important than the player". He added: "To be honest, after so many matches playing well but not winning, we need the points more than the performance".
Islamic State militants re-entered the city on Saturday for the first time since they were expelled by Syrian and Russian forces amid much fanfare nine months ago. The surprise setback for Syrian government forces came as they and their allies turned their attention to fighting local opposition forces in Aleppo and Damascus.
But he studiously refused to address Trump's attack on the Central Intelligence Agency and failed to offer explicit details of what a bipartisan inquiry would entail, raising fears that it could yet be sidetracked. He also pushed back on President-elect Donald Trump's signals that he wants a warm USA relationship with Russian Federation. Trump, then as now, said he didn't know whether the Russians were trying to help him, or that he didn't believe they were, and that no one could truly ...
To land Kiffin, FAU must have been willing to make some serious salary upgrades. Kiffin will remain as offensive coordinator for the Crimson Tide through the playoffs, Saban said Monday in a news conference for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl .
Kanye West met USA president elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on Tuesday morning, with Trump telling reporters they spoke about "life". West has now broke the silence over the head scratching meeting. if I were to have voted I would have voted on Trump", he said. West said of Trump at that concert, according to Politico, "There's nonpolitical methods to speaking that I like, that I feel were very futuristic".
With Castro gone, Cassidy imagines a strengthening of ties between the USA and Cuba, which could mean plenty of opportunity for Louisiana agriculture products to reach the island nation. An American journalist said that he "will be revered" for bringing education , social services and health care to Cubans. "I understand what he was trying to achieve", she said of Castro.
The city as well as its airbase, ancient part and citadel fell to IS, said the Observatory. "Secondly, there are oil fields in the area of Palmyra ". Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday that losing the Syrian town of Palmyra to Islamists shows how serious the Islamic State threat remains.
Talks between Russian and United States experts will continue in Geneva, he said, adding: "There is some progress, but no agreement". Instead, its passage sends a powerful message of outrage and frustration over a war now nearly six years long, and adds political pressure on the parties in the conflict to find a solution.
Syrian rebels withdrew from six more neighborhoods in their onetime bastion of east Aleppo in the face of advancing government troops on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. A second rebel official, from the Jabha Shamiya group , said the first group of people were due to leave the remaining eastern, rebel-held pockets of Aleppo in the coming hours.