North Korea's weapons of war rolled through Pyongyang streets Saturday and it promised "nuclear justice" in response to any atomic attack as leader Kim Jong-Un mounted a spectacular show of strength. "They have an indigenous tank system now so they have more launchers, and they have solid fuel, which means they can launch a lot more of these things in quick succession without having to refuel", Melissa Hanham, an expert at California's James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies said.
Still image shows bodies lying near burnt out buses in what is said to be Aleppo's outskirts. Al-Manar TV said the buses were to replace those damaged by the blast. Dozens of buses carrying thousands children, women and men from pro-government areas Foua and Kfraya, and from opposition towns Madaya and Zabadani were parked at separate parts of the edge of Aleppo city, separated by walls, Syrian TV showed.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at Friday's trilateral meeting in Moscow, denounced last week's US attack on Syria and warned that any further such action would entail "grave consequences not only for regional but global security".
Syrian TV reported that a vehicle bomb exploded near buses carrying Syrians evacuated from towns besieged by rebels in northern Syria. The buses carrying almost 5,000 pro-government evacuees were stuck in an area near Aleppo city, as a much-criticised population transfer deal stalls.
Ms Morano died in her home in the city of Verbinia, northern Italy, according to local media. The world's oldest person, Emma Morano, has died at her home in northern Italy aged 117, her doctor said. Since then it was clear, "she was slowly fading away", and spending almost all day in bed, Bava said. It was a regime she took up as a young woman, after the doctor diagnosed her with anaemia shortly after World War One.
South Africa's ruling party gave a boost to the embattled president on Wednesday, saying an opposition effort to force his resignation after he fired the finance minister would fail. In a statement from Johannesburg, South Africa's Jesuit Institute urged "all South Africans to join together in charting a path toward a peaceful and decisive resolution to this crisis".
Modi and Turnbull asked the negotiators of India and Australia to schedule an early meeting on the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement. Asserting on the importance of maintaining of peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, the Indian leader said challenges like terrorism and cyber security require global strategy and solutions.
Democrats in Congress have also introduced legislation that would require the Trump administration to maintain and disclose the names of visitors at places aside the White House where he conducts business, including his private Mar-a-Lago club in Florida.
The US President has made a series of threats towards the DPRK, which was the main topic of talks with Chinese leaders earlier this month, writing on Twitter that the US would "properly deal with North Korea" if Beijing was unable to rein in its ally.
Tillerson pointed to a lack of trust between the two countries. Beyond Syria , Russia's alleged meddling in the USA presidential election also hovered over what was the first face-to-face encounter between Putin and any Trump administration Cabinet member.
A Ministry of Defence official said on Friday that the number of dead could rise as officials assessed the bomb site in Achin district. Pakistani villagers living near the Afghan border said the explosion was so loud they thought a bomb ad been dropped in their village by USA warplanes targeting terrorists in Pakistan.
On Saturday night, the Pentagon said a Navy carrier strike group was moving toward the western Pacific Ocean to provide more of a physical presence in the region. Experts meanwhile say that at this point, South Korea must work to establish a clear communication channel with the US - through its diplomatic and military agencies - as it could potentially become a victim of Washington's military maneuvers.
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was acquitted of two counts of first-degree murder on Friday, following six days of jury deliberations that lasted more than 40 hours, the Associated Press reports . Members of that jury found that Hernandez used "extreme atrocity or cruelty" in the killing. Bradley lost his right eye in the shooting, but Hernandez was ultimately acquitted of witness intimidation.
Stopping just short of accusing Russian Federation of complicity with the sarin gas attack against civilians April 4, Trump said it's "certainly possible" that Russian Federation had advance knowledge of the use of chemical weapons by its ally.
However, all other visitors' names were released to be sure that the public had knowledge of groups and individuals accessing the White House. Trump's critics say his decision not to release his tax returns, as well as investigations into potential ties between his campaign associates and Russian Federation, make such disclosures necessary.
The suspect was seen only as a "marginal character", Sweden's National Police Commissioner Dan Eliasson told reporters . Authorities added that they had arrested a second suspect and questioned more than 500 people in the investigation so far.
In 2018, Democrats will defend 25 Senate seats, at least nine of which will be from states Donald Trump won. Any cases the court already has heard this term in which the justices were equally divided could be reconsidered so that Gorsuch can cast the deciding vote.
The Paris fire department says no one was injured in the incident overnight and the blaze was quickly extinguished. He said the slight slide in Le Pen's support could be due both to the race tightening closer to the voting date, and to minor protest candidates stealing votes from her.
The group's Egyptian affiliate which claimed Sunday's attacks in the Nile Delta cities of Tanta and Alexandria has been centered in the Sinai Peninsula, where it has killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers. Last week, Al-Sissi was on a state visit to the US and met president Donald Trump . Such concerns had earlier seen the beleaguered community swing behind President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi's 2013 overthrow of elected president Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood with the promise he would ...
The U.S. accuses the Syrian government of deliberately launching the deadly chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun on April 4. Russia, Syria and Iran strongly warned the United States Friday against launching new strikes on Syria and called for an global probe into last week's chemical attack there.
Assad said the incident could not be taken seriously because the source of the information, he claimed, was al-Qaeda's former affiliate in Syria, Nusra Front. The Kremlin has rejected USA demands to abandon its ally, Assad. However, Washington concluded that Damascus had used chemical weapons. "Syria provided a grossly incomplete declaration to the OPCW of its chemical weapons program".
From the podium Thursday, Spicer said: "I think you can look at what you're referring to as a shift in a lot of ways, and by that I mean I saw a couple instances with respect to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation being one of those shifts yesterday, and if you look at what's happened, it's those entities or individuals, in some cases, or issues evolving towards the President's position".
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack was a "fabrication" to justify a United States strike on his forces, in an exclusive interview with AFP in Damascus. The high-level talks in Moscow clearly failed to bridge the widening gap between the United States and Russian Federation on Syria. Tillerson was greeted frostily in the Russian capital as Lavrov began their meeting Wednesday by demanding to know America's "real intentions".
Tillerson reiterated the United States position that Assad must eventually relinquish power in Syria but appeared to take a slightly softer line with Russian Federation. President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin is backing an "evil person" in Syria. It's easy to see why this is happening: Trump's staff, with the possible exception of Tillerson, are all Russian Federation hawks.
David Moyes' side are nine points from safety with just six games remaining after a frustrating afternoon at the Stadium of Light . It is not official but Sunderland are as good as relegated. He straight-batted questions about Khazri. Sunderland ought to capitalise on West Ham's poor form, but their own is worse. There was a lengthy delay as Jones received oxygen after falling heavily in a challenge with Arthur Masuaku.
The agenda for the meeting wasn't announced. The first visit to Moscow by a senior Trump administration official took place amid heightened tensions after the USA accused the Assad government of a chemical-weapons attack in Idlib province and said Russian Federation was covering up the atrocity.
So far a total of 12 people have been arrested over the incident and police are hunting for more suspects. In Khan's home town of Swabi, around 60 km south of Mardan, his father, Iqbal Shaer, said the accusations of blasphemy were unfounded.
Nangarhar officials on Saturday revised the death toll in Thursday night's bombing in Achin district in Nangarhar, stating at least 94 militants had been killed in the incident including four of their top commanders . President Trump had praised the USA military after it dropped the GBU-43 bomb in Afghanistan, calling the mission "a great success". However, former Afghan president Hamiz Karzai condemned the attack, saying that the United States was using their soil to test weapons.
Amid the row over the death sentence awarded to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav by a Pakistan military court on charges of spying, the law enforcement authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), known as Azad Kashmir in the neighbouring country, claims to have arrested three Indian intelligence agents on Friday for alleged anti-state activities.
Relations between the United States and Russian Federation are at a low point and marked by serious distrust, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said after meetings in Moscow that highlighted the two countries' differences over the Syria conflict.
A celebratory atmosphere hung over President Jacob Zuma's home on the occasion of his 75th birthday Wednesday. It was the second march within a week, protesting Zuma's recent actions where he fired former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas, causing global ratings agencies to cut the country's credit rating to junk.
Syrian state media said at least 39 were killed. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll was at least 43. The convoy of almost 5,000 people had been stuck in Rashidin on the outskirts of Aleppo after a population transfer deal with rebel forces stalled.
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.