Lascanas admitted to lying in October during another Senate inquiry into alleged extrajudicial killings by a hit squad linked to Duterte, but said he did so for his family's safety and because police had warned him to "deny everything". One target was radio commentator Jun Pala, who had angered Duterte with critical commentaries. Some crime suspects were taken to Duterte before they were killed, he said.
Turkey's efforts to rally support for the referendum suffered another blow Friday when a planned weekend speech in the western German city of Frechen by Turkish Economics Minister Nihat Zeybekci was also cancelled by local authorities. "We believe that Dutch public space is not the place for political campaigns of other countries", Rutte wrote earlier on his Facebook page. However, Gabriel sounded skeptical about calls from some other European Union ministers to consider EU-wide rules for ...
His recusal was triggered by news that he had misled the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearings when he said under oath that he had never communicated with Russian officials as a major stumper for the Trump campaign. Michael Flynn was forced to resign last month as Trump's national security adviser after it was revealed that he had at least two contacts with Russian officials before Trump took office.
The Invincible was flanked by three British Royal Navy ships. USA officials told Fox News the latest version of the Fateh-110 missile has an "active seeker" system that helps it target ships at sea. The earlier encounter was deemed "unprofessional" but not unsafe because the frigate maintained a parallel course with the Invincible at the point of closest approach.
The BJP had lashed out at Akhilesh Yadav for "hurting" the dignity of the Chief Minister's post by making a "frivolous" statement that voters should accept money from other parties but cast their ballot for the Samajwadi Party. The EC's communication pointed out that "bribing or abetting of bribery of electors is an offence" under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and a corrupt practice under the Representation of the People's Act, 1951.
Trump supporter Tricia Cunningham said the rally had a peaceful message of unity. The passionate protests come just one day after Pres. Trump visited an Orlando Catholic school to promote school choice. Angry-looking protesters, some who wore black and others suited up in gas masks, crashed the rally to make their voices heard. The San Diego Police Department said there were no reported arrests.
The BBC's Kennedy Gondwe in Lusaka says the event was advertised on social media. The dead included six females, one male adult, and one male adolescent. After the stampede, police ordered a halt to the handouts. Southern Africa has been hit by a severe drought since 2015 , and food prices in Zambia have risen steeply.
In a similar vein, Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika last week assured Nigerians that the Kaduna airport was fully ready to accommodate traffic diversion from Abuja between March 8 and April 9, when Abuja runway would undergo fix. Reports say the closure could delay the return of president Muhammadu Buhari, who has been in London for medical treatment since January. He said that the decision was for safety reasons, which is the key word in aviation sector.
The reality star chose to go embark on a weight loss journey after her ex Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson announced that he's getting married - which will be documented on her new WEtv docuseries Mama June: From Not to Hot . "Right now I can't even imagine myself in that dress Amber bought, and that dress is ti-ny!" she later said to the camera. "This is what you're working towards".
Afgan militants reportedly attempted an attack on three Pakistan border posts in Mohmand Agency in Khyber last night (Sunday), killing five Pak Army soldiers. He said peace in Pakistan and Afghanistan is inter-linked and by joint efforts we can eradicate the menace of terrorism from the region. "The Afghan government was urged to thoroughly investigate the incidents and take firm action against the terrorists operating from its soil", the ministry said in a statement .
The Russian Defense Ministry said that the soldier was killed during a terrorist offensive on Syrian army's positions, where Russian military advisers were present. The army entered Palmyra's western districts and took its hilltop citadel and on Thursday conducted combing operations inside the city to clear mines, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said.
In its order, the Bench highlighted the petitioners' main prayer that despite the explicit postulation that the final date of deposit would be extended till March 31, "no individual was allowed to deposit after December 31, 2016". However, later this extended deadline to deposit the banned notes was only made available to Indian citizens who were overseas between November 8 and December 30.
Earlier Monday, Pakistan lodged a strong protest with the Afghan government over the killing of five Pakistani soldiers in its northern Mohmand Agency and another soldier in Khyber Agency tribal regions by terrorists allegedly based in Afghanistan Sunday.
Five Pakistani soldiers were killed March 6 in the Mohmand tribal region near the Afghan border during an attack by unknown militants, the Pakistani army said, AP reported . The Pakistan military has warned US President Donald Trump's new Generals that they face a "total mess" in Afghanistan unless the US and Britain halt the advance of the Islamic State and the Taliban in the strife-torn country.
The photo appears to be from 2003 , when Putin made a public appearance at a New York City gas station that had recently been bought by Russia's Lukoil . The senator fired back at the president saying he welcomed an investigation. Chuck Schumer is one of the cavalcade of Democrats fueling the outrage over the alleged Russia-Trump connection.
The PSA Group, the French company behind Peugeot, has paid the equivalent of R30 billion for General Motors' European arm - which produces Opel and Vauxhall. And as Britain moves to leave the European Union , Vauxhall's two plants in Ellesmere Port and Luton could see additional challenges. However, fears have been raised about what the deal will mean for Vauxhall's workers in the UK.
Many have resettled in the United States following threats for working with USA troops. A federal judge in Seattle, James Robart, suspends the ban nationwide after two U.S. President Trump's administration argued that the ban was necessary to keep the United States safe from terrorism. "That's made much more clear now", Conway said.
Gen. Wang Hongguang, a retired deputy commander of the former Nanjing Military Command, called for a 12% increase of the Chinese defense budget in view of U.S. we know that China is undertaking so many so-called military modernization programs, for instance force reduction and force reorganization, as well as acquisition and procurement of new weapons systems".
The Pakistan People Party on Monday proposed a one-year extension in the tenure of military courts that were set up to expedite the country's war against terrorism, a day after it failed to hammer out consensus on the issue at a multi-party conference.
He further added that two boats with eleven fishermen were captured by the PMSA in the last week, we have been officially informed. Meanwhile, on Pakistani side, City Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Adeel Hussain Chandio said the fishermen were arrested from within the sea limits of Pakistan.
The deal will see PSA Group , which owns Peugeot , Citroën and DS Automobiles, take over the running of Vauxhall and Opel from current owner, USA giant General Motors (GM). Trade unions in Britain have raised concerns about the 4500 employees who manufacture Vauxhall cars. The move will make PSA the second largest European automaker after Volkswagen, news that could surprise some Americans given the firm doesn't sell any cars in the US or Canada.
On 20 February, the U.N declared starvation in parts of South Sudan and attributed lack of food and a collapsing economy on the rival forces of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) loyal to President Salva Kiir and the armed opposition of Riek Machar.
Opposition parties and non-profit organisations have led calls for the minister to step over the grants debacle. "South Africa is a constitutional democracy and we expect our political leaders to respect and act within the confines of the highest law of the land, with the minister of social development positioned by the president in order to serve the people of South Africa", he said.
She consumed 915 coins in the process. The 25-year-old green sea turtle is seen resting beside a tray that's filled with coins after her surgery on Monday. The team was unable to estimate the total value of Piggy Bank's internal wealth, as numerous coins were in other currencies or had corroded beyond recognition.
He added that the launches "are a clear sign that North Korea has entered a new stage as a threat". "It is an extremely risky action", said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The US still can not effectively counter North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, The New York Times reported today following a months-long investigation, based on interviews with officials in the Obama and Donald Trump administrations as well as "a review of extensive but obscure public records".
Her tweet came hours after Trump accused the Obama administration of wiretapping his campaign headquarters at Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential election. Barbra Streisand performing in Miami in December. But, like many Hollywood stars today, Streisand has stepped into the political arena. Whether she was joking or not, the tweets didn't go over so well with Trump supporters who hit back with some tweets of their own.
Francois Hollande has strongly criticised Britain's decision to quit the European Union and said the election of Donald Trump means it will be particularly costly. Hollande points as a priority the creation of a European defense. In an interview with The Guardian and five other European newspapers, he rejected a suggestion Britain could continue to enjoy some of the advantages of being part of the bloc.
If caught smoking in public for the third time, users will undergo probation. Fines will increase until a fourth offense, when criminal charges will be filed. "The government's approval is an important step on the way to implement the new policy, which will emphasise public information and treatment instead of criminal enforcement", Erdan explained.
It's distracting the batter. "Eventually Trump's going to take a fastball off the sternum and have to leave the game". The all-talk John Lewis goes down there and gets a goddamned skull fracture. "The man has such thin skin that if you keep pressure on him..." Trump spent countless evenings seated next to Letterman's desk in front of a studio audience.
But there were still "differences" in the interpretation of such long-term mechanisms, said Jia Kang, director at the Ministry of Finance's Institute of Fiscal Science, on the sidelines of the parliament meeting. "As to how to the situation develops in future, that depends on USA intentions". Fu Ying on Saturday shrugged off questions about military investment.
Meanwhile, Erdogan, the AKP and their media supporters had a field day with the Turkish president's verbal blitz against Germany. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has talked on the phone with German ChancellorAngela Merkel over Germany's decision to ban Turkish ministers from holding events in two German cities ahead of the April 16 constitutional referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be shifted to an executive presidency.
The CNN/ORC International survey said 65 percent wanted a special prosecutor on the case, while less than one-third, 32 percent, said the Republican-controlled Congress was capable of investigating the Republican president. The poll found that 26 percent of those surveyed agreed that the economy was the most important issue facing the country today, but 55 percent said Trump was handling it the right way.
Kerala has been a hotbed of political clashes between cadres of BJP-RSS and ruling CPI (M), especially in the northern Kannur district. "The incidents of violence and the killing of RSS workers remain unabated". The IPC section 505 is used against people for making statements with intent to cause fear or alarm to the public, or to any section of the public whereby any person may be induced to commit an offense against the state or against the public tranquility.
And so the Dalai Lama is a thorn in its side. And while Beijing swears the real Panchen Lama is doing just fine and doesn't want to be disturbed, "they had another trick up their sleeve", too, Oliver said: "They made their own Panchen Lama - they basically counterfeited a religious leader like a knockoff handbag".
The family phones have gone unused since February 17. "THIS IS WATERGATE" Obama denies "ever ordering surveillance on any United States citizen" amid accusations he tapped President... Police are investigating murder, abduction and illegal confinement. Police said in a bulletin dated February 24 that Sebastien was suspected of "putting in place a macabre plan aimed at snuffing out the members of his family and maybe himself".