A war monitor put the total death toll near 100. The huge vehicle bomb on Saturday came as a much criticised population transfer deal stalled as the government and rebels bickered over who should be evacuated. Prior to the blast, Syrian Red Crescent teams had distributed meals to the restless evacuees , stuck in limbo after having left their homes over 30 hours earlier.
Analysts say Iraqi forces deployed in the west have less experience in urban battle and are trying to keep casualties down by relying on heavy firepower. Army First Lieutenant Nayef al-Zubaidi, for his part, told Anadolu Agency that Iraqi security forces had received numerous appeals from civilian residents of IS-held areas to refrain from targeting homes being used by the terrorist group to carry out attacks.
His administration also has faced questions about any role the president's associates may have played in alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election to help Trump. Senate Republicans refused to consider Garland's nomination until after the November election, and Trump's surprise win meant a conservative would succeed Scalia.
Addressing an event of industry lobby of the Ladies Wing of the Indian Merchant's Chamber (IMC) over a video link, "There is an important change in passport rules now". "Now, it will not be necessary for a woman to give the certificate of her marriage or divorce". Women have routinely complained about an archaic rule that requires them to provide details of husband or father on passports , saying it is sexist and demeaning.
The Treasury Department did keep six countries on the watch list in its semiannual report examining exchange rate fluctuations, the same nations listed by the Obama administration in its final assessment released in October. The report is the latest sign of a dramatic shift in economic policy for Trump, who won the support of many voters by promising to get tough on the country's biggest trading partners, especially China and Mexico.
The incident in the southern city of Assiut occurred a day after Egypt's cabinet approved a three-month state of emergency in the wake of Islamic State attacks on two Christian Coptic churches that killed at least 44 people. "This terrorist attack is devoid of all the principles of humanity and civilisation", it said in a statement. "Where should we go pray?" "We strongly condemn this evil assault on churches, worshippers and the Egyptian society which struck at a time when the grand Imam ...
Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad raises his hand Wednesday as he registers to run in Iran's presidential election next month. This could set up a contest pitting Ahmadinejad, known for his hardline views, against the incumbent President Hassan Rouhani, who has pursued a more moderate path since winning the 2013 election.
This time past year Hazard had himself ended a whopping 355-day wait for a Premier League goal with a brace in Chelsea's 4-1 win on April 23, 2016. Spurs convincingly swept Watford aside, with a Heung-Min Son double and sublime goals from Dele Alli and Eric Dier steering Pochettino's team to a sixth consecutive victory.
The US has warned that a policy of "strategic patience" with North Korea is over. "North Korea responded by showing off the most new missile hardware we've ever seen in a parade before", said Melissa Hanham, senior research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in California.
The evacuation of thousands of rebels and civilians is underway in Syria as part of a demographic exchange deal involving four separate towns and villages in the war-torn country. The Syrian government and rebels have begun a coordinated population swap of around 30,000 people trapped in each other's territory. In a video posted on Facebook from one of the buses departing Madaya , a man identified as Hossam said: "We were forced to leave".
Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, said the number of Islamic State group dead was up from the 36 reported a day earlier. President Donald Trump said this week he would be sending his new national security adviser, Lt. Gen. HR McMaster, to Afghanistan "to find out how we can make progress alongside our Afghan partners and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies".
The death toll from an air strike on Saturday on the rebel-held town of Urum al-Joz in Idlib province rose to 19 people, including six children, activists and residents said. If Syria carries out more chemical attacks, he said, "that is going to be clearly very damaging to US-Russian relations". But in a sign that it may be too late to stop a runaway diplomatic crisis, a planned meeting with Mr Putin was taken off the agenda for when Mr Tillerson flies to Moscow on Wednesday.
The United States should keep in mind Russia's reaction to the recent USA missile strike on the Syrian government's air base and avoid making similar moves in the future, a senior Russian political and security expert told TASS. An open source investigation by journalist Elliot Higgins pieces together the timeline of the Khan Sheikhoun attack and attempts to debunk previous claims by the government in Damascus and Russian Federation that the chemical cloud was released after Syrian ...
It opened Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in 8 countries, earning $17.9 million (including previews from 12 countries). It even left the characters on a fitting note that could've acted as a grand finale. The same holds true for an uncredited cameo by Helen Mirren . All up Helen Mirren was in the film for about five to 10 minutes, and while those were some great minutes and she was hilarious in them, none of those scene involved her driving a vehicle! She plays a foul-mouthed criminal, ...
Akilov's lawyer Johan Eriksson said: "His position is that he admits to a terrorist crime and accepts therefore that he will be detained". Judge Malou Lindblom ordered him to remove the hoodie and he complied, revealing dark hair with streaks of grey.
Coffman, a moderate representing a swing district in and around Aurora, was asked at a town hall about Spicer's remarks this week that even Hitler didn't "sink to using chemical weapons" during the Holocaust. Many Democrats have called for Spicer's ouster, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. MSNBC's Greta Van Susteren interviews White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer during the Newseum's program "The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days ".
No nuclear test or ballistic missile launch was conducted during the celebration of the 105th birthday of Kim Il Sung, the country's former supreme leader who died in 1994. One of Kim's top officials warned that North Korea would stand up to any threat posed by the United States. Kim, a 30-something leader who took power in late 2011, emphasises nuclear weapons as the foundation of his national defense strategy.
In April 2007, after the military intervened through an internet memorandum meant to influence Turkish politics ahead of yet another presidential election, an amendment was voted in by the Turkish public in favor of electing the president through popular vote instead of through Parliament.
Son Heung-Min doubled Spurs' lead three minutes later after he showed a turn of pace, surging past the defender as he gave himself a yard of space from which he slotted home from a tight angle. Tottenham can close the gap to Chelsea to four points with a win. "Our job was to get three points and we got three points", said Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino.
India accuses Pakistan of backing separatist fighters - a charge Islamabad denies. They put these views at a meeting of all parties called by the states Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) to discuss holding of the Anantnag Lok Sabha by-polls, officials said here.
The floods have been triggered by heavy rains which started on Friday. Ajab Shir and Azar Shahr in East Azerbaijan are said to be the worst hit. Other affected provinces are West Azerbaijan, Zanjan and Kordestan. He said 133 people had been accommodated in temporary shelters, 15 transferred to safe areas, and six taken to medical centers to receive due services.
Unlike at previous Pyongyang parades there did not appear to be any Chinese representatives present, according to a BBC report. Weapons analysts said they believe some of the missiles on display were new types of intercontinental ballistic missiles, or ICBMs, including a solid-fuel missile created to be fired from a submarine, which would make it hard to detect.
The Kansas result also reflected blowback against the state's unpopular Republican governor Sam Brownback. "That's the big thing right now". Republicans, who hold a 237-193 majority, will be defending seats in special elections in Georgia, South Carolina and Montana, where Donald Trump Jr.is planning to campaign for a GOP candidate next week.
Pakistan has repeatedly characterised it as "terrorism" promoted by hostile states such as India. "No copy of the chargesheet has been provided to him which is the fundamental right of any accused", Mathai said. "Consular access has been denied 14 times", he said. Expressing disappointment over Pakistan's denials of India's requests for consular access to Jadhav, the Indian envoy said: "They have denied our request for consular access 13 times".
The men's event starts at 5.35pm, while the women's race - in its 72nd year - was won by Cambridge. A SUSPECTED World War Two bomb is threatening to put this year's Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race in jeopardy after it was found submerged just yards from the starting point.
North Korea has never tested a missile that could cross the Pacific Ocean, and many experts are skeptical of whether it is capable of doing so. Choe Ryong Hae, who some presume as the second-most powerful official in North Korea, said the new U.S.
But residents in Zabadani and Madaya said conditions in their two towns had become too hard to bear. Moving forward, President Trump says he hopes to stabilize Syria to allow refugees to return home. The evacuees are meant to be transferred to rebel-held territory in Idlib province. About 5,000 people were being transported from the Shi'ite villages, and more than 2,000 from Madaya.
And while he celebrated the milestone in Johannesburg , some 30,000 people flocked to the lawn outside the presidential offices in Pretoria . However, Zuma reportedly said he would gladly go if the party demanded that he did so. On the eve of the mass action yesterday, Zuma was in Westonaria, where he conducted a site visit of an agri-park project. Many South Africans started to question Zuma's decision as they hold him responsible for deterioration of the country's economy.
The report could not immediately be independently verified. He insisted several times that his forces had turned over all chemical weapons stockpiles in 2013, under a deal brokered by Russian Federation to avoid threatened USA military action.
Christiane Amanpour, a longtime foreign affairs reporter, said CNN wouldn't be airing the interview because it was told by AFP that it took place under "draconian restrictions". "This aggression was a blatant violation of global law and the sovereignty of a United Nations member state". After the USA launched a Tomahawk missile barrage on a Syrian air base last week, Russian Federation announced that it was suspending observance of the memorandum that established the hotline.
The delay lasted around 15 minutes. That sent a groan through an impressive Good Friday crowd of 39,547. Therefore, the key for this series is making sure to pitch to him strategically, get him to chase pitches out of the strike zone and most importantly stay away from his power.
Baker says Trump is no doubt getting an earful on this matter from the CEOs he's been inviting to the White House. Trump ran as a non-interventionist during the 2016 campaign, but this does not sound like a guy who is particularly solemn when it comes to the use of military force.
The massive bomb was dropped after fighting intensified over the past week and US-backed ground forces struggled to advance on the area. A USA official who monitored the attack said it was impossible to determine how many ISIS fighters might be buried in the underground complex.
But if the parade signaled a readiness for war, North Korea has long insisted that its goal is peace - and its own survival - with its growing arsenal a way to ensure that the government in Pyongyang is not easily overthrown. A North Korean man looks at a model of the Unha 3 space launch vehicle displayed at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea .
Two days later, the United States launched 59 cruise missiles against the Shairat military base in central Syria, from where, as the U.S. believes, Syrian airplanes carrying chemical weapons took off. "What the materials? You have no information at all, nothing at all, none investigated", said the Syrian president. Russian Federation said the gas was part of rebel stockpiles, which the rebels have denied.