The indictment marks the first time USA officials have targeted an ex-minister with close ties to Erdogan for criminal wrongdoing. Prosecutors said Caglayan, 59, accepted "tens of millions of dollars' worth of bribes in cash and jewelry from proceeds of the scheme", delegated officers at Turkey's state-owned Halkbank to carry out specific transactions, and "protected the scheme from competitors as well as from scrutiny".
Kim would be added to a United Nations sanctions blacklist that would subject him to a global travel ban, along with four other senior North Korean officials, according to the draft. "Moreover, the Russian leader said Russia was still ready to implement trilateral projects with South Korea involving North Korea". The United States had set aside for now consideration of terminating a US trade agreement with South Korea, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.
French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on the worldwide community to put more pressure on North Korea to bring the country back to the negotiating table, in response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear test. Opposition to THAAD has been fierce both within South Korea and without. Last week, Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile that flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido.
Trump to be able to engineer the move, given the build-up of demand in the US for the total removal of all nuclear weapons and ICBMs from North Korea. But there is nothing we can do about this; this is the level of political culture among part of the American establishment. The United States said the closures of Russian diplomatic property would achieve "parity" in the country's respective diplomatic missions, a word borrowed from the Russian side when it cut the US diplomatic mission by ...
Putin gave Tillerson - who was then chief executive of ExxonMobil - the award in 2013 for his "significant contribution to strengthening cooperation in the energy sector". "Despite all of our complications today on the diplomatic level, we still have contacts with American companies, including such energy giants as Exxon, and Mr.
Sources said Jayanthi is overseas and is likely to return "very shortly", when she is likely to be questioned about the 2012 episode when she, as the minister of state for environment and forests, had cleared 55.79 hectares of forest land inside the core zone of Singhbum Elephant Reserve ignoring the fact that her predecessor Jairam Ramesh had rejected the proposal.
Trump said that he believed he and Xi are on the same page following what he described as a "very, very frank and very strong phone call". Several diplomats said the U.S. He warned that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has calculated that the survival of his regime depends on its development of nuclear weapons. Geng told reporters that China had complained to the USA and South Korea and urged them to "take seriously the security concerns and interests of China and other regional countries".
He said the nation would always remember the sacrifices made by Abdul Rashid, Assistant Sub-Inspector of police (ASI), and constable Imtiyaz Ahmad . The review meeting was attended by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Deputy Chief Minster Nirmal Singh, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Additional Secretary Ministry of Home Affairs, B.R Sharma, Chief Secretary state B.B Vyas.
Some 8,000 policemen were sent to the site in response to some 400 protesters who formed human chains and tried to stop the launchers being brought to the nearby artillery base. sanctions" against the North. US President Donald Trump has urged China to do more to rein in its neighbor, which was typically defiant on Thursday.
Greg Abbott has tapped John Sharp , the chancellor of Texas A&M University, to lead the rebuilding effort in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Sharp will expedite the response and ensure that local leaders get what they need. President Donald Trump signed a bill Friday to implement a $15.3 billion disaster aid package in the aftermath of Harvey that also extends America's borrowing authority and funds the government through December 8.
The summons followed an FIR filed by the CBI against Lalu and his family after the Income Tax department raided their homes in July. The ED registered the case under the stringent provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
The kind of nuclear deterrence policy that the United States adopted toward the former Soviet Union would probably not work with North Korea , the official said. Haley said the United States was seeking a vote on the new sanctions on Monday, but it remained an open question whether Russian Federation and China, which have veto power at the council, would back the tough measures.
It is a devastating commentary on the current state of the nation that this exercise, for which taxpayers must shell out $122 million, has had to be conducted exclusively in order to convince the governing parties' recalcitrants to back a measure which Australians , according to opinion polls, already overwhelmingly endorse.
Morning lows are chilly both days in the upper 40s and lower 50s. Most of our computer models take it very close to Miami by the time we get to Monday . While we enjoy some nice weather this weekend, all eyes to our south will remain fixated on Hurricane Irma , which is passing just north of the Dominican Republic today and is expected to track across the Turks and Caicos Islands tonight and then track towards the southern Bahamas by Friday .
While speaking at a seminar, General Rawat said "flexing of muscle" had already begun and China was gradually "salami slicing" into India's territory. The Indian Army does not enjoy the kind of influence a Pakistani Army Chief has, for example, in matters of policy. "So it's been a very careful mix of working on convergences which exist between our two countries - and there are many - and also at the same time trying to deal with the threat element in the relationship", he observed.
Notably, as part of the investment late last year, Rosneft agreed to supply Glencore with 220,000 barrels of oil equivalent each day over the following five years. BP is also a considerable shareholder in Rosneft with a stake of around 19.75%. "CEFC China could soon take stakes in Rosneft projects, either in cash-intensive upstream projects, or in the downstream".
The FBI arrested NY sports radio host Craig Carton on Wednesday on charges that he helped organize a fraudulent multi-million-dollar ticket-reselling scheme that he actually used to pay off personal debts. Manhattan-based Brigade Capital Management declined comment Thursday about reports that Carton had taken their cash. Mr. Wright denies any involvement in any criminal activity.
UC President Janet Napolitano, who was Department of Homeland Security secretary from 2009 to 2013, created the program in 2012. The University of California sued the U.S. "It is basic, nonetheless, that we defend these indispensable individuals from the UC people group". There are not enough spots to accommodate all the worthy California students at the better UC institutions, and Californians are the ones paying the taxes that the UC Regents enjoys spending.
Putin said the presence of United Nations forces for maintaining the security of the OSCE mission in Donbass would contribute to the solution of problems in southeastern Ukraine. Amb. Nebenzia said the only initiative on paper is a Chinese-Russian suspension-for-suspension proposal that would halt NKorean nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the U.S.
From nursery businesses in Miami-Dade County to citrus growers in Central Florida , the agriculture industry will take a hit from Hurricane Irma , state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said. "We've got a long trip ahead of us". "We're going to see a lot of damage". A series of explosions and meltdowns occurred at the Fukushima nuclear plant after a massive natural disaster unleashed a powerful tsunami that shut the facility's cooling systems and led to meltdowns.
The ocean around Long Island will gradually come back as Irma moves on and she steals extra water under the low pressure from somewhere else. " Hurricane Irma produced extraordinarily low air pressure (27.0 inches) approaching the Leeward Islands, when maximum sustained winds reached 185 mph for a record 37 consecutive hours on September 5-6", he said.
Initial plans called for opening staging areas across the state, but now only centers in Greensboro and Asheville are planned. DOT officials said they were also shifting resources west in part to keep I-26 flowing. Irma would likely be downgraded to a tropical storm by then, it said, but still pack potentially damaging wind gusts with the rain. "The key at this point is to remain vigilant and follow the news", she said.
Just two weeks after Hurricane Harvey devastated the Texas coast, Hurricane Irma is hurtling toward Florida with Hurricane Jose on its tail. In Cuba , more than a million people were evacuated as a precaution, authorities said. In this regard, Florida State University has also set up a shelter for students who do not feel safe. Right now, personnel are in Florida in anticipation of Irma, and the team in Texas is still "completely engaged", she added.
Archaeologists discovered the family burial of a woman and her two children, including two wooden coffins with mummies and a collection of head-rests. Experts said initial analysis of the mummies shed light on the diseases from which the deceased were suffering, as well other aspects of how they lived.
Four were killed in Chiapas, Mexico's southernmost and poorest state, according to Gov. Manuel Velasco. The Guardian reports initial tsunami waves could reach the cities of Puerto Madero, Acapulco and Lazaro Cardenas. During the quake, Mexico City's skyline lit up. The quake was felt in neighbouring Guatemala. Local media were reporting that homes collapsed in the town, leaving residents buried in the debris, and the municipal headquarters were severely damaged.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday agreed to work closely to realize a U.N. Security Council resolution to toughen sanctions against North Korea for its sixth nuclear test. The Trump administration is seeking to ratchet up pressure on North Korea after the country tested what it claimed was a hydrogen bomb on Sunday, following several successful tests of ballistic missiles with intercontinental range.
The deadly hurricane has re-intensified back into a Category 5 storm as it makes landfall in Cuba . During the early hours of Friday, Irma weakened slightly and decreased its maximum sustained winds to 250 km/h. Barbuda, St. Martin and some parts of the British and U.S. Virgin Islands have been reduced to near uninhabitable wastelands and at least ten people have died - though the number of deaths is feared to rise.
But it remains a unsafe storm, officials say, with hurricane-force winds 70 miles from the storm's center and tropical-storm-force winds extending 185 miles, according to the Hurricane Center. Warnings are issued when the related weather conditions are LIKELY in a given area within a 36 hour time-frame. The largest barrier island involved in the evacuation is Hilton Head, which has a permanent population of more than 40,000.
Hurricane Irma is likely to test President Donald Trump's longtime boast that his Mar-a-Lago mansion can withstand any storm. "Mandatory evacuation for the entire town remains in effect". The National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane warning for southern Florida. Trump has not commented on the evacuation of his property, though he has been active in tweeting about Irma.
All ocean-going commercial vessels and ocean-going barges greater than 500 gross tons were directded to start making plans for departure. Mariners were warned also to clear any intracoastal passages early, where drawbridges will be locked down for evacuations and sustained winds over 25 miles per hour.
Not all shelters for human evacuees are equipped to take care of pets, which is something that Austin Pets Alive-which found itself spearheading numerous animal-based relief operations around Harvey-stepped in to help with. Now the animals will be looking for their forever homes. The distinction between an unowned animal and a lost or stray pet is important. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that animals relocated to Bay Area shelters are given a few days to rest before being given a ...
Trump Jr.'s initial statement responding to the story about his Russia meeting, published in July month after The New York Times first reported that the meeting took place, said that he and Veselnitskaya "primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children" and that the subject of conversation was "not a campaign issue at the time ".
Bihar Congress MLAs on Wednesday met Congress party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in the national capital. He believes that if needed, the Congress can ally with the Rashtriya Janata Dal ahead of the 2019 elections to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Days, after Congress MLAs met vice-president Rahul Gandhi , Bihar party chief Ashok Chaudhary on Thursday, stated that some senior leaders in Delhi are conspiring against him. The TOI report cited above states that Chaudhary also enjoys the support of Bihar CLP leader Sadanand Singh. After the meeting, Chaudhary insisted that rumours of a split, being spread by a few party leaders, were untrue.
Officials said Saturday the jail cells are much safer for the animals than their regular farm quarters. The animals that are considered unsafe will stay in their secure night houses, which are made of poured concrete and welded metal. As Hurricane Irma bears down on southern Florida , at least six different zoos and conservatories in the area have announced they plan to hunker down and ride the storm out with their animals rather than evacuate.