The lone gunman has yet to be arrested by police. He killed a policeman and a civilian outside the Reina club at around 1.15am, before entering the building and firing on revellers, Turkish authorities said . Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu described the attack as a "massacre, a truly inhumane savagery". He "brutally and violently attacked innocent people who came here to enjoy themselves", Sahin said.
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By Sunday evening no one had yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but days earlier a pro-ISIS group had urged supporters to attack "celebrations, gatherings and clubs" in Europe over the holidays. The mass shooting followed more than 30 violent acts over the past year in Turkey , which is a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance and a partner in the USA -led coalition fighting against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
The Fatah al-Sham Front and the Daesh extremist militia are excluded from the ceasefire that went into effect at midnight Thursday (2200 GMT). A statement carried by Syria's state news agency SANA said the truce agreement excluded the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group; Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, the group formerly known as al-Nusra Front; and "groups linked to them", without specifying who these groups are.
A group of Pakistani hackers who identified themselves as "Alone Injector", have allegedly hacked India's anti-terrorism website, nsg.gov.in, which is now unavailable and showing the message " This site can't be reached ". The elite commando force has been involved in important counter-terror operations, like the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, and its Black Cat commandos also provide security cover to some top VIPs.
The woman was found and arrested in Ceuta , a Spanish enclave next to Morocco in north Africa, Mirror reported. One police officer lost an eye after more than 1,000 migrants ambushed police in an "extremely violent and organised" push just after 4am on New Year's day.
Francis advised people to "say no to hate and violence and yes to brotherhood and reconciliation". A gunman opened fire during a New Year's Eve celebration at a popular nightclub early January 1, killing at least 39 people and wounding at least 70 more.
Modi government has been giving Rs 1 lakh crore more to UP but the state hasn't been able to develop due to corruption. But politics should not be played with the people. People should rise above caste and vote for development of UP: PM Narendra Modi at BJP rally in Lucknow . They took a dig on BSP and Mayawati as well and collectively criticised both the parties for causing no development across the state while having ruled for a long duration.
Turkey's interior minister has lowered the number of foreign nationals killed in the Istanbul nightclub attack to 15. Before a ban on local media coverage, beyond public statements by Turkish officials, local news channels reported the attacker spoke Arabic.
While Russian officials recommended expelling USA officials from their country, Putin announced Friday he would not do so, partly in deference to the incoming Trump administration. "Obama wrote in a statement on December 29 that he has ordered a number of actions in response to the Russian government's aggressive harassment of USA officials and cyber-operations aimed at the United States election".
He added that the two oil companies are set to meet during the next two months so as to discuss some disputing points to announce the final results. Speaking after a trip to Turkmenistan where they prevented an outage of gas supply from the neighbor country over dispute on due payments, Araqi said both countries are bound to observe the deal.
A rep for Carey confirmed to the Associated Press that there were technical difficulties with the singer's performance. Carey seemingly fared better on " We Belong Together ", but at a certain point she stopped trying to lip synch, not even holding the microphone to her mouth.
Putin) - I always knew he was very smart!" the president-elect tweeted mid-day. Obama gave Russian diplomats 72 hours to leave the nation after his administration received word that they were suspected spies; Obama also brought more sanctions against two specific hackers and three companies that allegedly supported the hacking .
The 39 casualties included at least 15 foreign nationals, including one Belgian native and an 18-year-old Israeli woman, officials said. At least 70 other individuals were injured during the attack. "Gunshots rang out. When those sounds were heard, many girls fainted", professional footballer Sefa Boydas told AFP news agency. The shooting came just weeks after two major political attacks in Istanbul, capping off a 2016 scarred by bloodshed brought by ISIS and Kurdish militants.
Ankara and Istanbul have been targeted by several attacks in 2016 carried out by the Islamic State group or Kurdish rebels. The gunman, still at large, killed a police officer and another man outside the Reina club in the early hours of 2017 before entering and firing with an automatic rifle at an estimated 600 people inside.
Spicer said on Sunday that the incoming president will decide after his meeting with U.S. intelligence officials whether or not he believes that Russian Federation and Putin were involved in the hacking. "The fact is that everyone wants to make Donald Trump admit to certain things", Spicer said. The president-elect is "seeking the pre-election Donald Trump: totally at ease, very positive, very gregarious", said Chris Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax Media who was at the event and who has in ...
Personnel of the KJRI Istanbul have visited hospitals and other locations to ensure the safety of all Indonesian citizens. "They are trying to. demoralise our people and destabilise our country", he said. Around 70 people were injured in the attack. "Unfortunately, (he) rained bullets in a very cruel and merciless way on innocent people who were there to celebrate New Year's and have fun", Istanbul Gov.
At least 39 people died in an attack at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey's interior minister said . A terrorist attack on a popular Istanbul nightclub has resulted in the deaths of at least 39 people, injuring almost 70 others, Turkish officials told The New York Times .
A spokesperson for the Russian embassy in the U.S., quoted by the TASS news agency, confirmed the departure of the plane from Washington on New Year's Day. He also said he would review USA relations once Trump takes over. The move means that this New Year's Eve, "we'll have to cook ourselves", Petrov said.
The gunman killed at least 39 people and injured 69. Initial reports suggested 35 people had been killed, but the death toll rose to 39. Authorities are searching for a gunman who opened fire Sunday at a packed nightclub during New Year's celebrations in Istanbul .
In a surprising move that reflected coordination between Ankara and Moscow, the Turkish Army announced on Friday that the Russian warplanes launched three airstrikes during the last 24 hours on ISIS positions in the surrounding of the Syrian al-Bab town, now besieged by Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army forces.
A couple was found dead alongside a Florida highway on New Year's Eve with their three sons still alive in parked vehicle. A Florida couple was found dead on a highway while their three sons remained inside the parked vehicle early Saturday, officials said.
The bench, however, was not unanimous in passing the judgement as three of the seven judges disagreed with the judgement and said that this verdict would reduce democracy to an abstraction. According to section 123 (3) of the People's Representation Act of 1951, no candidate or his agent can appeal for votes on the grounds of religion, race, caste, community or language.
Turkey's state-run news agency, Anadolu , reported that 24 of the 39 victims were foreign nationals, via the Associated Press . Citizens of up to a dozen countries, including seven Saudi nationals and four Iraqis, were among the 39 people killed when a gunman opened fire on New Year's Eve revellers in a crowded nightclub in Istanbul , Turkish media have said.
The Barada Valley is just west of Damascus , an area from which Syrian forces have always been trying to expel rebels. The region has been the target of days of airstrikes and shelling despite a cease-fire brokered by Russian Federation and Turkey that took effect early Friday.
Five of the victims were identified as Turkish nationals while authorities were still trying to identify the rest. In a televised address, he condemned "the terror attack in Istanbul's Ortakoy neighborhood in the first hours of 2017". This comes as threats against Turkey by the Islamic State and its supporters have increased. 4- Security forces have removed a yellow taxi cab from the scene of the Reina Nightclub shooting.
The 35 Russian diplomats expelled by President Obama in connection with cyber-attacks during the 2016 White House race departed Sunday from a Washington, D.C. Late on December 29, Trump had responded to the Russian sanctions by noting that it's time to "move on". "We can't just think of this as a bump in the road and move on", he said.
As many as 600 people were thought to have been inside when the gunman shot dead a policeman at the door and forced his way in. Five of the victims were identified as Turkish nationals while authorities were still trying to identify the rest.
On Thursday President Obama announced a package of sanctions against Russian Federation in retaliation for alleged cyber-attacks on U.S. intelligence agencies, which the USA believes were conducted by Russian Federation to help get Donald Trump elected.
A Kurdish militant group claimed responsibility for the latter. It is thought the attacker, who was carrying a long-barrelled weapon, stormed the nightclub wearing a Santa fancy dress outfit. Turkey , a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and part of the USA -led coalition against ISIS, faces multiple security threats from the war in neighboring Syria.
After the match he said there was no point staying in the team if he couldn't contribute the runs. The bowling's been there. In the end, there were still 15 overs left in the match. Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has said that he is contemplating immediate retirement after his side's shocking Boxing Day Test defeat to Australia in Melbourne on Friday (Dec 30) for their fifth straight loss in a row and 11th consecutive Test defeat Down Under since 1995.
The judges said on Friday that Ms Park could not be forced to testify in the impeachment trial during the argument phase set to begin next week. They have registered for Saturday rallies in January, planning to march around the presidential office and the Constitutional Court.
Istanbul and other Turkish cities have come under a spate of deadly attacks over the past year, with the last one also hitting Besiktas on December 10, in which two suicide bombing attacks left 44 dead. Turkish police provide security in central Istanbul's Istiklal Avenue, the main shopping road of Istanbul, on New Year's Day Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016.
So, there is a question about whether there's a political retribution here versus a diplomatic response", he added , alluding to the fact that it was the Democratic National Committee's servers that the White House says "state-sponsored" Russian hackers intruded, and that the information leaked was ultimately damaging to the Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
At least 24 of the dead were foreign nationals, according to a Turkish MP, including seven Saudi Arabians, three Iraqis, and others from Lebanon, Tunisia, India, Syria, Israel, and Kuwait. He jumped on top of me. A total of 65 people have been hospitalized and four of them are in critical condition, Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag said.