Croatians began voting Sunday in a snap election whose outcome might prolong political uncertainty in the EU's newest member, which had shifted to the right under previous conservative governments. Plenkovic concluded that the HDZ had the task of forming a new, stable, coalition government. Authorities appeared to have turned a blind eye to a far-right surge that sparked global concern and brought already frosty ties with former enemy Serbia to their lowest level since Croatia's 1990s ...
More than one lakh people attended the ceremony in front of St. Peter's Basilica. As a young woman she felt called to minister to the poorest of the poor in the slums of Calcutta, India. Later, nuns served them a pizza lunch. She died in 1997 and was put on a fast-track for sainthood soon thereafter. The new saint was born Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu on August 26, 1910.
Police confirmed Tom Jackson, 30, died on today at Townsville Hospital, nearly a week after he came to the aid of fellow Brit Mia Ayliffe-Chung who was killed during a frenzied knife attack at a hostel at Home Hill, south of Townsville. He added: "The family of Thomas have told us that while they appreciate the support, they don't wish to speak to the media". He was appreciative of the support shown by the Townsville community, in Australia.
What do the Zika virus, confederate battle flags, and Planned Parenthood have in common? "Can't make that stuff up - that's really the truth - than protecting women and babies from this bad virus", Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said from the Senate floor, according to the Hill .
The ceasefire has allowed around 20 trucks carrying aid to cross into northern Syria from the Turkish border town of Cilvegozu, a witness says. Mikhail Bogdanov's comments on Monday came hours before a cease-fire was scheduled to go into effect in Syria at sunset.
Russian Federation warned that rebel violations of a day-old cease-fire in Syria were putting at risk joint efforts with the U.S.to ease the 5 1/2-year civil war, and urged the Obama administration to pressure opponents of President Bashar al-Assad into compliance.
This is not the first time this is happening, as a similar incident happened past year as well as in 2007. The farmers also hit out at the Centre for not doing enough for Tamil Nadu's farmers and also demanded that all rivers in the country be nationalised.
Both civilians and foreigners, including aid workers, were targeted in the July chaos by soldiers who raped women and girls, conducted mock executions and forced people at one hotel compound to watch as they executed a local journalist. After intensive regional and global pressure, the government of South Sudan has relented to pressure and agreed to the deployment of 4 000 extra soldiers to supplement the United Nations (UN) and African Union (AU) troops already deployed in the country.
South Korean shout slogans during a rally denouncing North Korea's latest nuclear test in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. Sung Kim, special representative for DPRK Policy of the U.S. Since then, Pyongyang has ramped up both its ballistic missile and nuclear bomb development, despite an increasing raft of sanctions. Moreover, North Korea's latest nuclear test on Friday demonstrates that sanctions, which are likely to be increased, have done little to dissuade Pyongyang from its ...
It says the coalition air force struck the missile's launching pad area. Saudi-led airstrikes on a water well in northern Yemen have reportedly killed 30 people and wounded 17, a United Nations official said Monday, making it one of the deadliest attacks since peace talks collapsed a month ago.
US President Barack Obama on Thursday called Donald Trump "wacky" and "uninformed" after the Republican candidate said Russia's President Putin was a better leader. "My President sometimes says words that people around him don t like". "I am a peaceful man after ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit)", said the President who attended the regional meetings in Laos and paid a working visit to Indonesia.
On Monday, Duterte made the latest in a series of comments that have put the countries at odds on the world stage: He called for USA special forces to leave the southern Philippines, where they have advised and assisted the Armed Forces of the Philippines in missions against Islamist insurgents since 2002.
Another snap election in the EU's youngest member is a possibility, which would affect the implementation of a reform program meant to boost the economy after six years of recession. As in the Ipsos puls survey, this survey suggested that a major role in forming the next government will go to MOST , with 13 seats, and to Living Wall, with six.
On Monday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vowed to retake all of Syria from "terrorists", hours before a ceasefire was to take effect in the evening. The Syrian National Coalition said that any effort that aims to end the suffering of the people "is a step in the right direction and we will deal with it positively".
At midday prayers in Mount Arafat , hundreds of thousands of people prostrated themselves, men and women side-by-side, in wide alleys that run between prefabricated pilgrim lodgings. Saudi Arabia has blamed Iranian officials for the decision and suggests it was politically motivated to publicly pressure the kingdom. "Many Muslims believe that once they do the Hajj, all their previous sins will be forgiven by Allah, and they will become sinless as the day they were born".
China has said that it may sanction Hong Kong pro-independence supporters after a number of pro-independence activists were elected to Hong Kong's Legislative Council, two years after the "umbrella revolution", amplified anti-China sentiment.
The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act was approved in the House by unanimous voice vote on Friday , some four months after its Senate passage - and only two days before the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Both major candidates to replace Obama, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump, have said they oppose the deal. "He should not delay, so that Congress can quickly decide whether to override that veto", Cornyn said.
Angela Merkel was facing damaging losses yesterday as the resurgent far-Right swept ahead of her party in German regional elections . However, the result didn't pose any immediate threat to Merkel, 62, Germany's leader since 2005. He accused her conservatives of being too slow to respond to the migrant crisis. The AfD, which blames the influx on Ms Merkel's refusal to close the borders, campaigned against immigration as well as opposing her renewable-energy strategy and arguing against ...
The Warner Bros. film cost a reported $60 million to produce. At No. 2 was When The Bough Breaks, a poorly reviewed Sony thriller, which collected a muted US$15 million. They hire a surrogate, played by Jaz Sinclair, who develops a psychotic fixation on the husband as the pregnancy progresses. That result was roughly 40 percent higher than what most analysts had predicted before the film's release.
Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, an al-Qaida-linked group previously known as the Nusra Front, has denounced the agreement. The ceasefire in Syria is the second attempt by Russian Federation and the United States to halt or at least temper the war raging in the country.
Duterte is now on a two-day visit in the country. He made his narration during his speech on Friday afternoon in front of the Filipino community in Jakarta, Indonesia. Who is he?" Duterte said. Who is he? You must be respectful. "I think it's important for the public, and the press, to just listen to what he says and to follow up, and ask questions about what appear to be contradictory, or uninformed, or outright wacky ideas", he said.
Cooper asked Clinton "how many times over the course of the last, say, five years you've been dehydrated and gotten dizzy?" Clinton said it's infrequent and getting into the air-conditioned van helped her relax. Her knees appeared to buckle under her. By the end of the day, she was "rehydrated and recovering nicely", she said. Clinton, 68, and Trump, 70, each had their own doctor write a letter a year ago attesting they're in excellent health.
Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America (NEW YORK) - Hillary Clinton said she didn't disclose that she had pneumonia last week because she "didn't think it was going to be that big a deal", she said in an interview Monday night. Fallon said he "can attest" that there is "no other undisclosed condition". 'The coughing fit was a week ago, so I assume that was pneumonia also, ' Trump said in an interview with broadcaster Fox News.
Many Syrian and Russian operations have struck what USA officials describe as "moderate" forces that are "marbled" with the militants. The confusion is having the United States contradict itself. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday the truce, brokered by Russian Federation and the United States and which began at sundown on Monday, was holding across Syria.
On Tuesday‚ he expressed concern about the negative affects of the Sars-Gordhan impasse as "Treasury's integrity is a big issue for us‚ though we know that‚ at the moment‚ there is no basis for the allegation‚ at least from all the documents that we have looked through".
Chuck, I said in February 2014 that Syria had become a matter of homeland security. Johnson said USA intelligence and security officials have become "pretty good" at uncovering plots hatched overseas by terrorist groups. Johnson indicated that stopping such lone wolf attacks can't be done simply by using traditional government intelligence tools. Speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press" with Chuck Todd, Johnson said, "Invariably, the high-probability, higher-probability type of threat, another ...
Uhuru and Mohamoud held brief bilateral talks at a hotel near the airport before the summit. Somali president spokesman Daud Awies told reporters that the summit will discuss the crisis of South Sudan, the ongoing preparations of the Somalia elections.
Ivanka, who the campaign said was instrumental in helping craft the policy, was last prominently featured on her father's campaign during the Republican National Convention in July, when she gave a well-received introduction to her father for his acceptance speech.
The lockout laws that were set in place in early 2014 as a result of violence in the Kings Cross and CBD areas, have drained Sydney of it's night time economy, resulting in the closure of once popular nightspots, restaurants and bars, effectively turning Sydney into a ghost town.
Rudd acknowledged the shock the public would have at the prospect of United Kingdom nationals having to pay, saying, "I think they would be surprised". "This will have to be part of the Brexit talks". Ms Rudd said it is "too early" to outline the specifics of how the Government will achieve its target but she repeated the Prime Minister's rejection of an Australian-style points system.
The Senate appropriations bill would give Israel $600 million for missile defense next year, and the House Armed Services Committee passed a bill authorizing that same amount. Monday night after meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro, which dealt with the final details of the agreement such as the way the agreement would be announced etc.
The test, North Korea's fifth and most powerful to date, was registered by monitoring services as having caused a moderate quake. South Korea does not have nuclear weapons and relies on the U.S. "These flights demonstrate the solidarity between South Korea , the United States, and Japan to defend against North Korea's provocative and destabilizing actions", said Admiral Harry Harris , commander of the U.S.
A South Korean army's K1 tank moves during an annual exercise in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. Such flyovers are common when always tension flares on the Korean Peninsula, which is technically in a state of war as there has never been a peace treaty to officially end the 1950-53 Korean War.
He then slapped at a woman being led out. Trump's rally is expected to draw a large crowd of supporters and protesters. He continued to attack Hillary Clinton for her remarks in which she categorized half of the Republican's supporters as belonging in "a basket of deplorables".
The police force in the capital also went on full alert at midnight. A loved one cries in front of a body bag after an explosion at a market in Davao City, Philippines September 3, 2016. The president said the Philippines was going through "extraordinary times" which was why he had made a decision to allow the security forces to conduct searches previously done exclusively by the police.