Refugee rights group Pro Asyl greeted the cancellation of Wednesday's flight but demanded that such deportations be scrapped for good, arguing that Afghans must not be sent back to "a country that can not protect civilians". Passers-by stopped and helped the wounded into private cars, others congregated outside the nearby Italian-run Emergency Hospital. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for several recent bombings in the Afghan capital, including a powerful blast targeting a ...
Trump singled out Iran as a key source of funding and support for militant groups. When in public, women in Saudi Arabia are expected to cover from head to toe. Introducing Trump, Saudi King Salman described their mutual foe Iran as the source of terrorism they must confront together. His meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi underscored their burgeoning kinship.
At least 80 people were killed and hundreds wounded Wednesday when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul's diplomatic quarter, bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital and blowing out windows several miles away. The interior ministry called on Kabul residents to donate blood, saying hospitals were in "dire need". Dozens of mangled and upturned cars choked the roads as wounded survivors and panicked schoolgirls scrambled to safety.
A Trump surrogate, Rick Santorum, said the goal was just getting the Russians to back away from their alliance with Iran. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", Trump tweeted in an early morning salvo that accused reporters of falsifying the controversy over claims that his campaign aides colluded with Russians' election hacking effort.
A police report seen by The Associated Press said the vehicle with the Rural Patrol Border Unit in Mangai in southern Kenya had been going to refuel when the bomb exploded. Kenyan top security officials in the region are yet to comment on the matter. Security officials said they found six large explosive devices that were hidden in a vegetable truck.
The CBO analysis showed 23 million fewer Americans would have health insurance coverage under the AHCA by 2026 compared to Obamacare. The score does not take into account the additional $610 billion President Trump proposes to cut from Medicaid in the fiscal year 2018 budget The White House released on Tuesday.
Army spokesman Alfret Denny Tuejeh said eight other soldiers were wounded in the accident Wednesday in the Tanjung Datuk region of Riau Islands province. "The Philippines' recourse is to bring China's threat of war to another UNCLOS arbitral tribunal", he said. The ruling was adamantly rejected by the Chinese government.
A source briefed on the decision told Reuters that Trump has chose to follow through on his campaign pledge to pull the United States out of the Paris accord, a move created to help boost domestic energy production and speed economic growth, after weeks of deliberations on the issue.
Exactly as in the wider election campaign, the incumbent, the frontrunner has everything to lose, the insurgent opponent, everything to gain. Britain's vote to leave the European Union made Theresa May the country's prime minister and is the reason the Conservative leader has called a national election after less than a year in office.
The North's KCNA news agency said on Monday the launch tested its capability to carry a "large-size heavy nuclear warhead". Though US President Donald Trump has expressed a willingness to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un under unspecified circumstances, after the test US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said that such behavior "is not the way to sit down" with Trump.
Authorities have been tracking Abedi's movements on CCTV footage and his interactions with people, as well as investigating calls he made prior to the Manchester attack. In Manchester, police raided the home of another Libyan family in the Whalley Range area of south Manchester this morning, with searches of the property continuing.
While Trump now favors an exit, he has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from a range of inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last minute. At G7 summit, the US President had refused to endorse the landmark climate change accord on Saturday, saying he needed more time to decide. "We have therefore not talked around it but made clear that we the six member states and the European Union remain committed to the ...
Up to 10 billion of the 15 billion cigarettes sold daily are disposed in the environment . Poverty: Around 860 million adult smokers live in low- and middle-income countries. The statement said tobacco threatens all people, and national and regional development, in many ways. While considerable gains have been made in reducing tobacco use over the past 23 years, the Health Department said tobacco use and its determinants need to be monitored to ensure that tobacco control ...
A lot of them were killed by falling trees in the districts of Cox's Bazar and Rangamati, officials told the BBC . Authorities had earlier evacuated almost 600,000 people from vulnerable areas and many low-lying villages were inundated by a storm surge reaching four feet (1.3 metres).
Corbyn, who has faced a raft of resignations from the shadow cabinet and a vote of no confidence in his leadership, went with the children. Mr Corbyn's intervention comes as a seat projection by pollster YouGov suggested that the United Kingdom could be heading for a hung parliament , with Labour making gains and Mrs May's Tories suffering losses.
But the only confirmed strikes appear to have hit a pro-Al Qaeda group in the Libyan city of Derna that has fought against ISIL. Relatives of Coptic Christians who were killed during a bus attack mourn by their coffins during a funeral service at Abu Garnous Cathedral Friday in Minya, Egypt.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suggested there has been a disappointing shift in relations between Europe and the USA after the continent couldn't reach a climate change deal with Trump at the G7. "A quantum jump in economic relations can be seen between India and Germany and an outcome-oriented momentum can be seen building", he said. "And he views not just Germany but the rest of Europe as an important American ally".
A German magazine reports that Salman Abedi , the Manchester concert bomber, passed through Duesseldorf airport four days before the attack. "We have strong and close ties with our (British) friends", he told reporters, reading from a statement.
The bomber's name, Salman Abedi , was also leaked to the USA media despite United Kingdom police not wanting it to be released. Tensions are running high after a series of leaks in USA media revealed details about the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert in the city on Monday night.
Camerota, however, argued that Trump's recent tweet , criticizing the United States' trade deficit and Germany's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and defense payments point to a feud. President Donald Trump took to social media to blast Germany, a key USA ally that he asserted was unfairly benefiting from trade and the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO).
The U.S. military then fired a missile to intercept it from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The test conducted by troops of the 30th Space Wing at Vandenberg Air Force Base cost $244 million. MDA will use the data from the FTG-15 test to further evaluate the GMD system's performance. Coyle also noted, "The mock enemy target was only barely of ICBM range and slower than an ICBM from North Korea to Los Angeles", adding, "The closing velocity, the closure rate between the target ...
The Taliban , seeking to reimpose Islamic rule after their 2001 ouster by US-led forces, denied responsibility and said they condemned attacks that have no legitimate target and killed civilians. "It's especially contemptible that these people were the target", Gabriel said. The French and Chinese embassies were among those damaged, the two countries said, adding there were no immediate signs of injuries among diplomats.
That's what Trump says in a tweet , and he adds: "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" The tweet came as he attended a meeting with leaders of the G7 nations in Italy. The US said it will make a decision next week. Pointing out the British government's failure to produce an effective plan to reduce carbon emissions in line with a "carbon budget " announced in 2011, Gardiner said, "I think the United Kingdom loves the rhetoric of being a world leader on climate change but we are living off the ...
A new poll suggests the SNP could lose six seats at the general election - but Nicola Sturgeon's party would still comfortably remain Scotland's biggest party in terms of MPs. The party will also call for an "end to Tory gimmicks like the Lifetime ISA [Lisa], which can disincentivise other forms of retirement savings that offer a greater return ", it said in its manifesto published today.
With the aim to prevent cruelty to animals, the union Forest, Environment and Climate Change Ministry last week modified rules making it mandatory to ensure that cattle are not bought or sold at cattle markets for slaughtering . Cattle traders attribute the price rise to the shortage in supply of the red meat but hoteliers and consumers said it was engineered deliberately to jack up the price.
Senior officials speaking to American news media indicate the decision has already been made, though it is unclear whether Trump will initiate a withdrawal from the Paris agreement itself or the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , which underpins it and other climate pacts.
Seven Big 12 teams are in the field. The Cavaliers (42-14) and the Patriots (40-19) will play at 4:00 p.m. As expected, Radford was assigned the No. 4 seed in its four-team NCAA regional. In addition to Iowa, the Big Ten sends Nebraska, Indiana, Maryland and MI. The host and No. 1 seed Long Beach State and No. 4 seed San Diego State are the other two teams in the pod.
He said most of the wounded were civilians, including women and children. Scores of people were killed or wounded on May 31 as a massive blast ripped through Kabul's diplomatic quarter, shattering the morning rush hour and bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital.
Support for impeachment rose 5 percentage points from last week, when it stood at 38 per cent. While some put the odds of Trump's impeachment before the end of his first term close to 50/50, others are more conservative - but still predict a 25 percent probability of Trump being impeached.
Greg Gianforte apologized late Thursday for attacking a reporter who had asked about the GOP health care bill. The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office issued a misdemeanor assault citation to Gianforte, but did not arrest him. More than a third of the state's registered voters had already submitted ballots before it happened, state election officials said, and some Gianforte supporters shrugged off the charges or said they did not believe published accounts.
As the US flirts with fleeing the Paris climate-change accord, Canada is aligning itself with the world's other two largest economies to take a global leadership role in the effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions. That move would reject the more moderate option of simply revising President Obama's emissions reductions targets, instead taking the USA out of the global discussion on climate change.
Then, in fierce clashes with Jeremy Paxman , Mr Corbyn was asked why he had been unable to get his long-held belief in nuclear disarmament into the Labour manifesto, which backs the renewal of the Trident deterrent system. 'I think that is a good thing. If you hadn't got the image, she repeated it later in her address. The London School of Economic's Dr Bart Cammaerts, who studied coverage of Corbyn in the United Kingdom press, said he was "delegitimised as a political actor" from the ...
US and Afghan forces have been battling the Taliban insurgency for more than 15 years. According to the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission in Kabul , Afghan security forces had prevented a vehicle from entering the heavily protected Green Zone that houses many foreign embassies as well as RS headquarters.
According to the BBC , four of their journalists were also injured in the attack, but are expected to live. "The attack was aimed at killing and injuring people and cause destruction". Massive explosion on the gate of the German mission in #Kabul . - June 20: Fourteen Nepalese security guards employed by Western embassies are killed on the outskirts of Kabul , in a Taliban assault.
The Labour manifesto promises a "better future for our country", Jeremy Corbyn said as he set out his blueprint for government. Water, energy, railways and the Royal Mail would be nationalised, while a new National Transformation Fund would borrow £250 billion over 10 years to pay for infrastructure improvements including the extension of the HS2 high-speed line to Scotland and a Crossrail for the North linking major northern cities.