Residents in Istanbul were unable to access any pages of Wikipedia on Saturday morning without using a Virtual Private Network (VPN), AFP correspondents said . The report said the site refused to remove the content in question, however. Turkey Blocks , a group that monitors censorship, said the crackdown on access to all editions of the site began as of 8 a.m.
Haniyeh's election came only few days after Hamas issued its new political platform, which generated confusion and was rejected on Saturday by the Islamic Jihad Movement. Hamas also recently appointed a new military leader in Gaza , the hardline Yihye Sanwar, who spent many years in an Israeli prison. Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh gestures before delivering a farewell speech for his former position as a Hamas government Prime Minister, in Gaza City June 2, 2014.
According to police, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator had not taken prior permission to sit on hunger strike outside the Civil Lines house of Mishra. "I would urge the police to provide security to Jha". He has been sitting on an indefinite strike since Wednesday at Raj Ghat and was advised hospitalisation by a team of doctors on Saturday.
Afterwards, the ex-SNP leader said: "I've never taken any election battle for granted, I've represented the north-east of Scotland for 30 years and every election the Tories tell me they are going to beat me and every time they fall short".
On Saturday, his response to the backlash was a speech in which he praised courage of conviction and warned how those who lack it don't have "the guts or the stamina" to do what's right. "Boy, did you come out and vote", Trump said. "But very well-known, highly respected, really talented people". Earlier, Trump urged the graduates to "embrace the label" of being an outsider and to not "swim downstream so easily with the current".
Clark, 51, told supporters early Wednesday she intends to remain premier despite coming one seat shy of the bare minimum 44-seat threshold needed to form a majority government. Or it could be a B.C. Liberal MLA missing a confidence vote for the government to be defeated. Close riding results will likely be impacted by the advance vote count, a process that will take up to two weeks to complete.
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking at the opening of the Belt and Road Forum is displayed on a big screen near a decoration depicting Chinese Admiral Zheng He who commanded expeditionary voyages across Asia and East Africa in. The memorandums of understanding add to $57 billion already pledged for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a network of rail, road and energy infrastructure that is part of the wider Chinese project also known as the Belt and Road initiative, or One Belt, ...
Prosecutors had previously called for a one year sentence with two years probation under Criminal Code no. 156, which punishes persons found to be spreading hatred or hostility against one more groups in Indonesia. Syamsu Hilal, a member of an anti-blasphemy group who reported Ahok's comments to police past year, says "here we have witnessed that the judge has become a representative of God, that the judge has upheld justice".
The U.S. Africa Command statement said the U.S. military is supporting Somalia and its regional partners "to systematically dismantle this al-Qaeda affiliate, and help them to achieve stability and security throughout the region as part of the global counterterrorism effort".
Spicer referred to Flynn as a "good man" who President Trump didn't want to smear. At Tuesday's press briefing, Spicer was asked why President Donald Trump waited 18 days to fire Flynn after Yates told the White House that Flynn had been "compromised" and was at risk of being blackmailed by Russian Federation.
Two weeks earlier, North Korea tested a ballistic missile that failed nearly at launch. Experts have said the sanctions have been largely ineffective because North Korea still has trade and investment with China and Russian Federation. In Tokyo, the Japanese government said that the missile flew for 30 minutes. North Korea has briefly reported on Moon's election win and said conservatives in South Korea should be thrown out for good for inciting confrontation between the rival states.
In this regard, she was not admitted to the American media, and thus the White house did not publish photos with her. He said former acting Attorney General Sally Yates also left him with the impression that it wasn't necessary to fire Flynn immediately, after he reportedly misled Vice President Mike Pence on his interactions with Russian representatives.
Besides Saudi Arabia, Mr Trump's first foreign trip will also include visits to Israel, the Vatican, Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and Sicily for a Group of Seven summit. "It's good for the American economy but it will also be good in terms of building a capability that is appropriate for the challenges of the region".
In a surprise announcement, the Pentagon said Trump had authorized the arming of Kurdish fighters within the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) "to ensure a clear victory over Daesh in Raqa". "The argument that a ground operation in the fight against Daesh would be successful only with YPG has nothing to do with reality", he said. Tabqa, a strategic town for ISIS in Syria, has been retaken by USA -backed Syrian Kurdish forces, giving allies a new route to the militant stronghold of Raqqa.
G7 finance ministers and central bank governors attending a two-day meeting in Italy have said they want a better sense of the plans of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has threatened to upset the worldwide consensus of recent decades on issues such as trade and rules for the financial services industry.
The resolution, tabled by Qatar, Egypt, Lebanon, Algeria, Morocco, Oman, and Sudan, was passed 22-10 with 23 abstentions. The result marked an improvement for Israel, which has previously found itself with little worldwide support besides the Unites States .
President Donald Trump said he did not immediately fire Michael Flynn as national security adviser after concerns were raised about his potentially being blackmailed by Russian Federation because it "did not sound like an emergency". The attorneys also write that over the last 10 years, it is likely that the Trump Organization sold or rented condos, or other products, that "could have produced income attributable to Russian sources".
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC producers, such as Russian Federation, decided late past year on an output cut of 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) to reduce global oil inventories. Overnight, crude futures settled higher on Wednesday, as investors cheered the latest report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), showing US crude inventories fell more than expected.
In March, the United States announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a concealed bomb could be installed in electronic devices taken onto aircraft.
The evaluation commission starts its three-day visit on Sunday, after a trip to Los Angeles , the only other city in the race to host the 2024 Games. "We have virtual-reality so they can see what the build out of the track and field would look like in the new Coliseum in addition to the USC improvements that will create boxes and suites", Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said.
Louis, and a 57-mile stretch of Interstate 44 was closed. At least three tornadoes were confirmed by the National Weather Service in nearby Canton, with about 50 people being treated for related injuries at area hospitals, news outlets reported, citing hospital officials.
The United States called for repercussions from the worldwide community. North Korea "has been a flagrant menace for far too long", it said. PACOM also said that the missile does not appear to be capable of posing a threat to the mainland US.
Whilst the final communique included some wording referring to fighting inequality and financial inclusiveness of the global economy as a desirable target, Mnuchin's view of a better model of worldwide trade as rather "fair" instead of "free" prevented a G7 consensus on the matter.
In his joint press conference with Netanyahu back in February, Trump, when asked whether he favored a one- or two-state solution, said he is "happy with the one that both parties like", a departure from over a decade of previous US policy. The partisan reaction to the visit, the first meeting between the Palestinian leader and Trump, was most evident in Hamas and Fatah websites. But while the majority of pundits dismissed the president's chances of success because he is not embracing the ...
South Africa have been drawn in Group B with the All Blacks, Italy, the Africa 1 qualifier, which is likely to be Namibia, and the playoff winners at the draw, which took place in Kyoto , Japan on Wednesday. Another African team, most likely Namibia or Kenya, and the victor of the Repechage round of qualifying will complete their pool. The favourable draw was a far cry from the last edition of rugby's global showpiece, when Australia battled through the group of death, knocking out ...
Lindsey Graham of SC asserting that he has "nothing to do with Russian Federation". "He has no business in Russia, no connections to Russia", Spicer said , adding that Trump has contacted a Washington law firm and instructed it to "send a certified letter" to Graham stating that he has no financial ties to the country.
The press briefing marked the latest extraordinary moment in a drama that has gripped Washington since Mr. Comey's firing on Tuesday night. In a statement, Durbin said that what he characterized as Trump's admission that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation probe was "dangerously close to obstruction of justice".
Conducting a mock poll on an EVM machine, Bharadwaj demonstrated how despite giving two votes each to various parties; the final count showed that votes of some parties had been transferred to one party. "In 90 seconds the motherboard can be changed". The AAP fared poorly in the polls, which were largely won by the Bharatiya Janata Party. Chugh demanded a probe to find out from which company the EVM was procured by the AAP for the "live demonstration" and the Election Commission should take ...
Following the preliminary vote by the Knesset plenum, which is scheduled for Wednesday, the bill will be combined with a Justice Ministry version. Steinmeier, who met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday, said he disagreed with the decision not to receive the German Foreign Minister but decided against canceling his Israel trip because it might have allowed relations to "move deeper into a dead end, which would have harmed both sides".
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Jackson stopped, then said, "You don't know her, you don't know her story". Betsy DeVos has been one of President Trump's more controversial Cabinet picks. The students claimed Ms DeVos' policies disproportionately hurt minority students in the U.S., especially in the black community. On Tuesday, petitions were delivered to university leaders urging them to disinvite DeVos from the commencement ceremony.
In fact, Trump wants investigators to get to the bottom of Russian involvement in the election, Spicer said , including debunking the "false narrative" that the Trump campaign was somehow involved. Sanders said on Tuesday that Trump acted on a recommendation from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Trump also told reporters Saturday that all of the candidates under consideration are "outstanding", "very well-known", and at the "highest level".
South Korea's new president launched global efforts to defuse tensions over North Korea's weapons development yesterday, urging both dialogue and sanctions while also aiming to ease Chinese anger about an American anti-missile system. North Korea has also released satellite images of what it claims to be the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) system in South Korea, to show its ability to collect intelligence against Seoul .
The co-chairman of the NY fund-raiser made a slow entrance on the red carpet as she was assisted by aides while wearing the costume, fitted with a long veil. After all, she did roll up at 1 a.m . - this is an acceptable time for pajamas. Vogue's Anna Wintour kicked off the star-studded gala a bit earlier as one of the evening's co-host.
Kapil Mishra, former cabinet minister who was suspended after making the allegations of corruption against the Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal was attacked on Wednesday. On getting life threats for sitting on hunger strike, he said, "I have been getting life threats, got a threat also from an global number". The attacker was nabbed by Mishra's supporters and handed over to police.