The blast in Egypt's second largest city, which killed 17 including 7 police officers, came hours after a bomb struck a Coptic church in Tanta, a nearby city in the Nile Delta, that took the lives of 28 and wounded almost 80. The blasts came at the start of Holy Week leading up to Easter, and just weeks before Pope Francis is due to visit Egypt . Israel meanwhile closed its Taba border crossing to Egypt after its anti-terrorism office warned of an "imminent" attack there, underlining ...
The average Iranian still hasn't seen the benefits of the nuclear deal, which saw some worldwide sanctions lifted in exchange for Iran limiting its uranium enrichment. His main challenger is considered to be hard-line cleric and judge Ebrahim Raisi, 56, who also signed up on Friday. "With the deal in jeopardy, the system will be in vital need of Rouhani's team of smiling diplomats and economic technocrats to shift the blame to the US and keep Iran's economy afloat", said Iran analyst Ali ...
The launch came just hours before Mike Pence, the U.S. vice president, arrived in Seoul for talks with the South Korean government over how to deal with Pyongyang's nuclear ambition. After arriving in the South Korean capital, he placed a wreath at Seoul National Cemetery and then worshipped with military personnel at an Easter church service at the U.S.
The Democratic candidate is the fresh face with the uplifting message, which is why Republicans could be looking at an outright defeat in Georgia's 6th district House special election. Outside groups also spent a lot in the race, the conservative Club for Growth spent $500,000 on behalf of Republican candidate Bob Gray. But it was a first test of whether Democrats could translate anti-Trump sentiment into a punitive verdict.
U.S. national security adviser General H.R. McMaster called North Korean dictator's Kim Jong-un's behaviour "provocative and destabilising and threatening". US Pacific Command said it tracked a missile launch at 5:21 p.m. ET and said the missile blew up nearly immediately. Eighty percent of North Korea's trade comes from China.
Mr. Tillerson said Syria's government had committed more than 50 attacks using chlorine or other chemical weapons over the duration of the conflict. The new measure would require "full cooperation with the investigation" into the apparent attack that took place in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun, British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said on Twitter.
USA officials are looking into whether Russian Federation knew about the pending chemical weapons attack ahead of time, and whether they tried to help Syria cover it up. The recent semi-annual report from the Treasury Department on the US' major trading partners has instead placed China on a "watch list" - along with Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Germany and Switzerland - to monitor their currency practices.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and eight rebounds to lift the Milwaukee Bucks to a shocking 97-83 victory over the Raptors in Game 1 of the opening round of the playoffs on Saturday. IN played a solid all-around game, matching the Cavs at both ends and even out-rebounding them. "You keep playing that way and it's going to bite you in the behind and that's what happened with us tonight".
The department also kept China , Japan, South Korea, Germany and Switzerland on the list. "It would be hard for me to imagine a full on trade war between the USA and China as it would be too damaging to the two greatest economies in the world, and it could easily pull the rest of the world into the biggest recession we will ever see", said John Ling, president of the Council of American States in China .
The initial USA and South Korean assessments indicated it was a KN-15 medium-range missile, whose first publicly known test in February was considered by many foreign experts as a potentially worrying development. His comments, in an interview with the Financial Times , were interpreted as an effort to up the pressure on Beijing ahead of a summit on Thursday and Friday.
They spent about 8 hours to assemble around 75 eggs. Attendees are asked to bring their own eating utensils and beverages as well as a dish to share. Local kids celebrated Easter this year by hunting for candy-filled eggs, visiting with the Easter Bunny and taking part in other activities across Macomb and St.
Cleveland police are hunting a man who allegedly killed a man on Facebook Live, and has claimed to have killed more . Cleveland police are searching for a man who they say broadcast a killing on Facebook Live, ABC News reported . He is bald with a full beard. Police are warning the public that the suspect, Steve Stephens , is considered armed and unsafe. Stephens was wearing a dark blue and grey or black striped polo shirt, and is traveling in white or cream-colored sports utility ...
In another tweet he wrote , "I did what was an nearly an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College!" Trump, a billionaire property tycoon, released a financial statement but has kept his tax returns private, both during the election campaign and since taking office in January.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Jaden Schwartz scored with 2:27 remaining during a 4-on-4 situation and the St. Louis Blues beat Minnesota to leave with a 2-0 lead in the first-round series. No arrest has been made yet in the incident, the spokesperson said on Thursday afternoon. "He's just an fantastic player and I hope he plays the next game same".
Crosby had a goal and two assists, Guentzel scored the first National Hockey League playoff goal. and Sheary added a brilliant secondary assist as the Penguins rolled by the frustrated Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Friday in Game 2 of the first-round series.
Anderson then shot himself to death, police said . She retweeted a message from another user, who wrote of Jonathan, "His life was a miracle". Teachers hugged one another and wiped away tears as they returned to the school Tuesday to retrieve their belongings.
And Assad said he could "only allow any investigation when it's impartial, when we make sure that unbiased countries will participate in this delegation in order to make sure that they won't use it for politicised purposes". "We don't know whether those dead children were killed in Khan Sheikhun", he said. In an earlier interview with news agency AFP, Assad said the alleged poison gas attack earlier this month which the United States and its allies blamed on the Syrian military was "100 ...
Destroying Isis was the main foreign policy aim of US President Donald trump when he came into office earlier this year, but his administration now finds itself at the centre of a number of global crises, including the conflict in Syria, and new aggression from North Korea.This is seemingly at odds with Mr Trump's isolationist rhetoric on the campaign trail where he espoused a policy framework based on the slogan "America First".
Down 1-3 in the final set, Steve Johnson reeled off five straight games charging past Jack Sock into his first clay-court final in Houston. The 36-year-old Schiavone hadn't won a main-draw WTA match all year before stunning 2016 French Open semifinalist Kiki Bertens and three other seeded players to win her first title since last year's Rio Open.
So, what's been the key to Moreland's success? So, when Nicasio walked Betts on four pitches to load the bases for Ramirez, the reliever nearly did the Red Sox a favor. Rodriguez gave up two of his three runs in the first inning, but struck out eight with four walks over 5 1/3. Anthony Rizzo and Addison Russell hit long solo home runs.
Hussam Ad-Din Khalifa, director of security in Gharbiya Province where Tanta is located, when he tried inspecting the damage at St. George church. Other allegations included "the excessive use of preventative custody and pretrial detention, the use of military courts to try civilians, trials involving hundreds of defendants in which authorities did not present evidence on an individual basis, and arrests conducted without warrants or judicial orders".
Pakistan claims its security forces had arrested Mr Jadhav from Balochistan province on March 3 previous year after he reportedly entered from Iran. The death sentence to Jadhav, 46, was confirmed by Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa after the Field General Court Martial found him guilty of "espionage and sabotage activities" in Pakistan.
The draft resolution, aimed at condemning the April 4th chemical weapons attack in Syria and calling on the Syrian regime to cooperate with an independent worldwide investigation, would have passed if not for Russia's veto. During his presidential election campaign, Trump said he would like the USA to have better relations with Russian Federation. Lavrov didn't limit his criticism of the U.S.to the cruise-missile strike on the Syrian airfield: He knocked the entire foreign-policy message ...
Erdal Aksunger, the deputy head of Turkey's largest opposition bloc the CHP, said Anadolu was "manipulating" results as it announced them. The opposition Peoples' Democratic Party said on its Twitter account: "Our data indicates a manipulation in the range of 3 to 4 percent".
The remark underlines that the BJP under Modi-Shah combine, unlike its primary opposition party Congress, works like a well-oiled machine, always ready for the next elections. The party leadership is hoping that the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the party's winning spree in assembly elections will extend to these states as well.
State TV al-Ikhbariya said the attack was the result of a auto bomb carrying food aid to be delivered to the evacuees in the rebel-held area - ostensibly crisps for the children - and accused rebel groups of carrying it out. The blast, carried out by a suicide bomber driving a booby-trapped potato truck, rocked the Rashideen area in Aleppo province. The much criticized deal is to transfer thousands from besieged pro-government and anti-government areas.
Speaking Sunday on ABC's "This Week", Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster blasted North Korea's latest failed missile test on Saturday, calling it a "provocative and destabilizing" move. Pence's first trip to South Korea will carry personal meaning as well. She now sits in prison as prosecutors pursue a possible criminal indictment.
The resolutions demanded waiver of loans taken by all section of farmers, setting up of a Cauvery water management board and a meeting of all party leaders and farmers' associations with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They will also demand State support for the families of farmers who committed suicide, scrapping of coalbed methane and hydrocarbon projects. The farmers have been demanding that their loans from nationalised banks be forgiven, fair and just prices be set for their produce ...
Sunday. Those who were interviewed either did not see what happened or were not willing to cooperate, according to Columbus police. Eight of the victims were transported to area hospitals in stable condition and another was transported in critical condition.
The reshuffle triggered several ratings agencies to downgrade South Africa's credit rating to junk status, making it harder for the country to borrow money on global markets. On Tuesday while opposition parties mobilised people to join in their mass demonstration, the Constitutional Court granted the UDM access to the court for an application to allow a secret ballot to be used in the motion of no confidence against Zuma.
In recent months, a series of top USA officials have visited South Korea amid concerns that security cooperation between the allies could slacken in the wake of the March 10 ouster of former President Park Geun-hye over a corruption scandal.
So Jesus was Born of a virgin and lived for approximately 33 or so years to the best of our knowledge. How can I get involved? . Political leaders including Chief Minister Pinaray Vijayan and Religious leaders greeted the people on the occasion of Easter.
This explanation glosses over the fact that Munoz's Monday evening email to United staff described the facts and circumstances in detail, and made conclusions like "Our agents were left with no choice but to call Chicago Aviation Security Officers".
The sketch opened with Baldwin sitting at his desk in the Oval Office and going over his list of accomplishments in his first 100 days with Vice President Pence, played by Beck Bennet. After losing, Bannon, played by his usual Grim Reaper, was then sent to hell while "Kushner" took over the president's desk as "Trump" sat at a much smaller desk to the side.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that trust had eroded between the two countries under U.S. President Donald Trump. President Trump put it more bluntly. Can Tillerson persuade Putin to change his mind about Russia's role in Syria? "Are we going to get involved with Syria?" Trump says Syrian President Bashar Assad is "an animal".