The Islamic State is carrying out mortar strikes against Iraqi forces in the airport, Rudaw reported. US-led coalition jets struck militant positions southwest of Mosul early Sunday morning (local time) and militarised police fired artillery toward the city.
Among the districts voting are Pratapgarh, Kaushambi, Allahabad, Jalaun, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Mahoba, Banda, Hamirpur, Chitrakoot and Fatehpur. Over 1.84 crore voters were eligible to cast their votes in this phase of the election. Prominent candidates in this phase include sitting MLA Aradhana Mishra from Rampur Khas (Pratapgarh), the daugther of senior Congress leader and MP from Rajya Sabha Pramod Tiwari.
The two leading contenders have accepted Enda Kenny's plans to deal with the leadership of Fine Gael, after he returns from his trip to the White House next month . There had been rumours that Mr Kenny would face a vote of no confidence from his own party for his handling for his handling of a Garda whistleblower controversy.
US officials say McCain traveled to Kobani, a Syrian town on the Turkish border controlled by Kurdish forces, according to the Wall Street Journal . The US-backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) are said to be engaged in operations to drive terrorists from Raqqah, the de facto capital of Daesh in Syria.
Hours later, Trump told reporters accompanying him on a visit to the National Museum of African American History that "anti-Semitism is disgusting and it's going to stop". Up to 200 headstones were damaged or toppled over at a Jewish cemetery in St Louis, Missouri, on Sunday. Trump denounced anti-Semitism Tuesday during a surge in incidents menacing Jewish institutions in the U.S.
Security Council and we deplore the boycott campaigns created to delegitimize the Jewish state", Turnbull wrote in The Australian newspaper as revealed by AFP. He further praised what he called Australia's courage for its decision to "puncture United Nations hypocrisy", adding his country was a "very good" friend to Israel.
PM Sharif also held a meeting with Yildirim, while simultaneous meetings are being held between the Pakistani delegation comprising Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi with their Turkish counterparts.
China is North Korea's last-remaining major ally and a key provider of food and fuel supplies. Another interesting tidbit from the NYT comes from Zhang Liangui, a Chinese expert on North Korea, who notes that China has already imported almost its entire annual quota of coal from North Korea for 2017, per existing United Nations sanctions.
De Lima said that although the warrant had been issued, it had yet to be served on her. "Nagsusuhol sila, nagko-corrupt sila para yong walo bawiin lang nila kaso laban kay Senator de Lima (They are bribing the inmates, they are corrupting the eight to withdraw their testimonies against Senator de Lima)", he added.
A light aircraft carrying five people crashed today in a "massive fireball", hitting a shopping centre near the Australian city of Melbourne and sending black smoke billowing into the air, witnesses and officials said. "Looking at the fireball, it is incredibly lucky that no-one was at the back of those stores or in the vehicle park of the stores, that no-one was even hurt", said Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Stephen Leane.
About 40 percent of North Korea's foreign currency is said to be earned from coal exports to China. There has always been talk in certain quarters of the US of the need for regime change in North Korea, given repeated policy failures since the mid-1990s.
Attempting to support his backtracking claim the 36-year-old Labour politician argued that the Copeland by-election had previously been a tight fought battle. It was feared that the turn out could be affected by Storm Doris. Other MPs said that voters weren't fussed if the seat stayed Labour. During an emotional address to Ukip's spring conference in Bolton on Friday, Mr Nuttall claimed he had been the victim of a "co-ordinated, cruel and nearly evil smear campaign" over Hillsborough.
President Trump was on a tour of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington, DC. According to NBC , federal authorities have launched investigations into 10 bomb threats against Jewish community centers across the nation, in states such as Alabama, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Florida, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, and NY.
The HRVP reiterated that the European Union will remain engaged as Somalia urgently needs to develop its security sector, deliver an economic reform that addresses high levels of corruption as well as complete the constitutional review. High Representative of European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini telephoned the new President of Somalia prior to his inauguration.
Mr Muskos said he's backing the measure because he believes midweek sex breaks will improve wellness and boost childbirth in the northern region he represents. Muskos admitted that since there's no way to verify whether employees are actually using their breaks to have sex , employers will simply have to trust their employees.
The strategy of projecting itself as a watchdog of the people even while sharing power with the BJP and playing the victim has helped in polarising its voters. It increased it tally remarkably to 81 and won seats nearly equal to the Shiv Sena, which bagged 84. The BJP, on the other hand, increased its tally from 31 in the previous election, to 81 seats, but failed to reach the magic figure as well.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tuesday reported that the vandalism occurred over the weekend and was under investigation. That question came from Craig Melvin of MSNBC on Tuesday morning. The FBI said last month that it is "investigating possible civil rights violations in connections with threats to Jewish Community Centers across the country".
Officers have now traced the previous owner of the auto, who sold the vehicle in a private sale on Merseyside about two months ago. Walmsley is three years into a 30-year minimum sentence at HMP Liverpool for the murder of rival drug dealer Anthony Duffy in May 2014.
Announcing his decision at his Palm Beach, Florida, estate, Trump called McMaster "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience". In 1997, McMaster penned a "searing" critique of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for their actions during the Vietnam War.
The next few months are critical for the Labour Party, as it seems it is almost every month. Further north in Copeland, a rugged coastal region whose fortunes are hitched to the local nuclear power industry, May's Conservatives could reclaim a seat they haven't held in over 80 years.
A passenger on a United flight from Chicago to Houston filmed a man and woman being escorted off of the plane after he allegedly harassed a man and woman from Pakistan. A male member of cabin crew then tells the man: "Sir, you're going to have to collect your belongings and come with me". "We're going to talk about that outside".
This guy is despicable", Shuette said as he announced the charges, according to NBC. "He is a monster". Nassar worked at Michigan State University and as the USA Gymnastics Team doctor until his was sacked in 2015 when allegations began to surface.
The government wants an end to sporadic attacks in the province, which it blames on Islamist militants. All private and government vehicles, including heavy construction vehicles, will have to comply by having the China-made Beidou satellite navigation system installed.
The Israeli military has not officially commented on the reported airstrikes. Using Lebanese airspace, Israeli planes targeted the Syrian army's 3rd Division in the al-Qutayfah district east of Damascus as military forces attempted to transport weapons to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, according to Lebanese media outlet Al Jadeed .
In municipal corporations excluding Mumbai , there are multi-member wards where the electorate cast their votes for each of the category in the panel. Shiv Sena has been playing proxy opposition to the BJP. But if the BJP is humbled, Uddhav's barbs would get even sharper and the BJP may have to decide whether it must continue with the Sena or risk a mid-term election.
The counsel for the activist's defense has not yet decided whether it will demand compensation for the illegal criminal prosecution. The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation [official website] annulled the 2.5 year prison sentence [RAPSI report] of Ildar Dadin, who was the first person to be convicted under a relatively new anti-protest law.
Abella told the ABS-CBN TV network that Duterte "does listen and he's not just frothing in the mouth". Abella said Duterte stood for tolerance and mutual respect, and Shetty had missed the mark with his "lecture" and was arrogant to dismiss the president's popularity among his people.
Four years later, a very different Australia will try their luck. Australia have no competition when it comes to sledging but on India tour for four-Test series, they are ultra careful and don't want to take chances with Virat Kohli.
Sales have topped £19bn at BAE Systems with the FTSE 100 defence giant hailing a "good" year despite economic and political uncertainties. BAE Systems , one of the world's largest defence companies, has been boosted by expanding defence budgets around the globe.
Shortly after she arrived at his office, one of his aides tried to give her a headscarf to put on but she refused. Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler, reporting from Paris, said Le Pen , now in a visit to Lebanon, has not yet commented on the police search, but in the past she has always denied misusing European funds.
A total of 43,160 polling booths have come up in the state. The Uddhav Thackeray led Sena is leading on 85 seats while the BJP is ahead on 53 seats. The results after the counting, which began at 10 AM today, will determine the fate of 21,620 candidates for 5,777 seats up for grabs in the 10 municipal corporations, 25 zilla parishads and 283 panchayat samitis for which the elections were held in two phases.
The government has taken advantage of yesterday's rise in Lloyds' shares, prompted by the bank's full-year results. Lloyds shares climbed 4.1% to 69.49 pence at 8:01 am in London trading, the biggest jump since December. "Strong capital generation, which is a effect of our business model, has enabled us to fully cover the expected capital impact of the MBNA acquisition, increase our ordinary dividend by 13% and pay a special dividend".
This week, the Trump administration detailed new immigration plans that would expand the pool of immigrants eligible for deportation and offer more resources to agencies in charge of the crackdown. Meanwhile, thousands of Mexicans rallied in the streets Wednesday morning holding anti-Trump placards to protest future USA deportations to Mexico.
Millions died in the conflicts. "This is preventable if the worldwide community takes decisive action". Machar opposed Garang and his allies, including Kiir, and created a rival group which allied itself with Khartoum, before reintegrating the SPLA in the early 2000s.
In 2012, BJP won 31 seats in the BMC polls, while the Shiv Sena won 75. The Sena is leading in 93 seats and the BJP in 61 as trends of counting of votes for the 227-member Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, where the saffron allies are locked in a battle, poured in.