The European Union became the latest recipient of a Duterte dressing-down during a speech to soldiers on Tuesday, when he berated the bloc and raised his middle finger. Senator Leila de Lima, Duterte's most vocal critic, has questioned the president's crackdown that resulted in more than 3,500 deaths, many of them caused by vigilantes.
The approval clears the way for the two plane manufacturers to access one of the last untapped aviation markets in the world. Boeing announced later in the day that it had also been given approval by the Treasury Department. Both planemakers have agreed to sell or lease more than 100 aircraft each to flag carrier IranAir as Iran rebuilds its aviation sector following last year's agreement between Tehran and major powers over the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions .
Dunford also said he supports calls to ground Syrian regime and Russian aircraft. "The drivers are sleeping at the border, and they have done that now for a week", United Nations humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland told reporters in Geneva.
The UN, Red Cross and other humanitarian agencies had hoped that a ceasefire agreed earlier this month would allow them to get life-saving supplies to more than a million Syrian civilians. -Russian cease-fire deal, but once again illustrated why theyve been unable for more than five years to stop Syrias civil war. As the primary strategic goal of Ankara's intervention is to prevent Kurdish forces from consolidating an autonomous entity on Turkey's border, U.S.
Signalling a rapprochement, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said he will extend all support to his uncle Shivpal, with whom he was locked in a bitter turf war that spilled out into the open following Shivpal's appointment as Samajwadi Party's state unit president.
He said that the attack on the aid convoy and medical facilities raise "profound doubt" over whether Russian Federation and Syria would live up to the deal made in Geneva on 8 September. The airstrike on a Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy Monday night prompted global condemnation over attacks targeting humanitarian facilities and workers.
Ahmed al-Assadi, a paramilitary force spokesman, said operation "Sherqat Dawn" aimed to "finish expelling those terrorist gangsters from usurped Iraqi land". And in a phone call with President Kenyan Uhuru Kenyatta, Obama talked about refugee issues, terrorism and the upcoming elections. The White House said they discussed climate change, the refugee crisis and the fight against the east Africa-based militant group al-Shabab.
Sources say Khloe's ex Lamar Odom is "out of her life completely" while she and Tristan are 'full-on dating!' We have all of the adorable details, right here. He's close friends with [his Cleveland Cavaliers teammate] LeBron [James] and a couple of his teammates. "She's very happy but taking it slow and not making any rushed judgments", the source explained.
The Pentagon says there were no American or coalition aircraft near the convoy at the time of the attack. At one point, Kerry said listening to his Russian counterpart was like hearing about a "parallel universe". At least 20 and maybe as many as 30 people were killed in the attack, which USA officials privately have blamed on the Russian air force but which the US would consider Russia's responsibility even if the Syrian air force was involved.
NEW YORK-President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu capped years of frayed ties with a meeting on Wednesday that was meant to highlight a $38 billion military aid agreement between the two allies. history. Obama and Netanyahu, who has been the president's most troublesome ally on the world stage, met for probably the last time in the aftermath of the U.N.
Officials said they have no other suspects at large but cautioned they are still investigating. The bomb was a pressure cooker device, packed with ball bearings and steel nuts, placed in a dumpster and detonated by a timed device - similar to a second pressure cooker bomb discovered four blocks away.
United Nations officials said the United Nations and Red Crescent convoy was delivering assistance for 78,000 people in the town of Uram al-Kubra, west of the northern city of Aleppo. The SOHR said it was not known who conducted the strikes, which were the first in Aleppo since the ceasefire took effect last Monday. Such deliveries began only on Monday and were available only in limited areas, he said.
The Prime Minister on Wednesday night apprised Ban of the plight of the Kashmiri people who he said were victims of Indian brutality in the region which have continued unabated since the July 8 killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani which sparked violent protests and clashes, Dawn online reported.
A firm headed by Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, received nearly $250,000 from a super PAC in late August, the same month the company also was paid $128,000 by the Trump campaign, new documents show. Trump's largest expenditure was $11 million for digital consulting and online ads. The presidential spending is even more lopsided after factoring in the main super PACs backing each candidate.
The investment comes in response to the Obama administration's " Call to Action " initiative, asking USA companies to help ease the migrant crisis. World leaders are grappling with the largest crisis of displaced persons since World War II , more than 65 million people who have fled their homes because of armed conflict or persecution, or because they are seeking asylum or a better way of life.
The Prime Minister also said that as a responsible nuclear weapon State, Pakistan will continue to cooperate with all global efforts that seek to promote fair and equitable solutions to disarmament and non-proliferation challenges and that it has introduced "state of the art" measures to strengthen the safety and security of our nuclear materials and facilities, and said that the basis of objective criteria, and without discrimination, it is fully eligible for membership of the nuclear ...
Some believed that the layoffs were handled in an insensitive way. A spokesman for the Clinton Foundation said there was no connection between Bill Clinton's speech and the charity's work in Haiti, noting that the effort was meant to reverse deforestation and boost the country's economy.
Amman has disputed the Israeli account of Friday's incident, calling the shooting of 28-year-old Saeed Amro "premeditated" and a "barbaric act". A 38-year-old policewoman was in serious condition in intensive care with a stab wound to her neck, while a policeman in his mid-40s needed treatment for "moderate" stab wounds.
Ban's spokesperson in NY. The office was set on fire overnight following a day of violent protests against President Joseph Kabila, a witness said. Kabila took over as president in 2001 after his father, Laurent Kabila, was assassinated, and his term officially ends this year.
The EU had expressed concern over the extraordinarily high numbers killed during police operations in the context of an intensified anti-crime and anti-drug campaign. Referring to the victims of his bloody war on drugs, President Duterte proclaimed: "Who are they?" He gave a middle-finger gesture on Tuesday to the European Union, to which he said "fuck you", twice.
Russia's military intervention in Syria has helped bolster Mr Assad's standing without pulling it into the military "quagmire" that Mr Obama had predicted. The UN estimates there are about 21.3 million refugees forced to flee due to armed conflict or persecution. Obama, one of six leaders co-hosting the summit, came to the United Nations Tuesday with obligations from 51 US businesses who've consented to help in the kind of instruction, employment and $650 million in contributions.
File picture shows Iraqi security forces waiting for vehicles to travel to Mosul to fight against militants of Islamic State at an Iraqi army base in Camp Taji in Baghdad, Iraq February 21, 2016. The millions of refugees leaving war-torn Syria and other countries wracked by conflict have led to a backlash in some countries, including in the US, where Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has suggested a moratorium for Muslim immigrants.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Federal Bureau of Investigation officers also overnight found and defused a nest of bombs planted at the train station in Elizabeth. Additionally, two law enforcement sources confirm to Fox News that Rahami's wife, Asia Bibi Rahami, is cooperating with authorities. Some charges are contained in a federal complaint filed in federal court in NY.
The top United States military officer on Thursday blasted Russian Federation over the attack on an aid convoy in Syria, calling the strike an atrocity and squarely blaming Moscow for the incident. "To restore credibility to the process we must move forward to try to immediately ground all aircraft flying in those key areas in order to de-escalate the situation and give a chance for humanitarian assistance to flow unimpeded", Kerry said.
In an interview with the Russian news website Life.ru , Sergey Sudakov, an expert on US-Russia relations, suggested that by meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in China, his US counterpart Barack Obama sought to effectively draw a line under his presidency.
Pakistan are not assuming the absence of batting superstar Chris Gayle to mean the West Indies will be a weakened unit for their three-match Twenty20 global series starting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday. West Indies are one of the most unsafe teams in T20 cricket and are the current world champions. The match also marks the first of a series of matches to be played between the two sides which, other than the T20 internationals.
CARACAS, Sept 20 A deal between OPEC and non-OPEC producer countries would push up oil prices by $10 to $15 per barrel, Venezuela's Oil Minister Eulogio Del Pino said on Tuesday, as the South American country pushes for an agreement to stabilize markets.
The threats are similar to those received in other parts of Canada and the US earlier this week, all of which proved to be hoaxes. "It is not necessary for parents/guardians to pick up their middle school students at this time", the district's alert stated.
The pair got candid on buzzy topics including Donald Trump, their favorite athlete turned rapper and Curry's signature sneaker line with Under Armour. Let's move on.' There's plenty of times where my neighborhood could have kept me down, but I just kept going. He added on to this by stating that the way he plays the game will not change, specifying that " The work doesn't stop, I really just have a different jersey on ".
The police claim that he is also responsible for the backpack pull of pipe bombs, found later on Sunday, in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Ahmad Rahami was taken into custody again Monday after a short but intense manhunt, and was charged later that day with five counts of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer and two counts related to possession of a weapon.
The business' owner discovered Rahami and, thinking he was a vagrant, called police. The following day federal prosecutors announced charges in relation to the New York City blast. It wasn't immediately clear whether he had a lawyer who could comment on the charges. More information is coming out about the American man charged in connection with a series of bombings in NY and New Jersey that injured dozens of people.
Both countries have been engaged in a war of words which they had threatened to escalate during their respective visits to the UN General Assembly. Surjewala also tweeted, "PM Sharif once again betrayed Pakistan's mindless obsession with Kashmir at UNGA".
El-Sisi, who was in Manhattan visiting the UN General Assembly, also met Trump's wingmen, Alabama Sen. The head of news at Egyptian state television has been sacked after the channel mistakenly aired an old interview of the country's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi.
The officials observed that the almost 10 months of drawn-out aid negotiations underscored continuing friction between President Barack Obama and Netanyahu over last year's. diplomat). The administration hasn't complained to Graham directly; it told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about its problem, and he talked to Graham about it in a phone call last month.
Speaking to government officials in Davao, he reportedly said: "I read the condemnation of the European Union against me". Acknowledging for the first time that he may not be able to keep his campaign promise to eradicate illegal drugs in no more than six months Duterte said in jest that with the huge number of people involved, "even if I wanted to, I can not kill them all".