REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany Egyptian relatives react near thte body of a victim who was in a boat carrying migrants which capsized off Egypt's coast, in Al-Beheira, Egypt, September 22, 2016. The increased death toll means more than 3,500 migrants have died in the Mediterranean so far this year - on pace for a new record. More than 300,000 refugees and migrants have reached European shores since January 2016, almost 50 percent fewer entries than were documented previous year over the same ...
Western countries and worldwide aid organisations say they fear for the lives of more than 250,000 people civilians believed to be trapped in the rebel-held zone of Aleppo , Syria's biggest city, divided into opposition and government sectors for years.
On Saturday government troops were reported to have captured the rebel stronghold of Handarat to the north of Aleppo, further tightening their grip on the city. "Most of the victims are under the rubble because more than half the civil defense has been forced out of service", he said. The UN children's agency says fierce strikes on Friday prevented repairs to a damaged pumping station supplying rebel-held eastern areas of the city.
Oshie, John Carlson and Matt Niskanen on the ice Monday. It's the World Cup's Cinderella in the Final Four after creating its own September madness, and coach Ralph Krueger beamed about Europe's "underdog spirit". The Russian national ice hockey team finished their third group stage match of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey with the convincing 3-0 victory over Finland and advanced to the semifinals of the prestigious tournament hosted by Canada this month.
Police spokesperson Mohammed al-Jabouri, said at least 11 security officers were killed and 34 wounded in the explosions. One militant was killed in that attack, while the others fled the scene, he said. The attack came days after government forces recaptured the town of Shirqat, north of Tikrit , from IS militants. It was also the first city to be recaptured by Iraqi forces, which are now preparing for a push on Mosul, the last IS-held city in the country.
His majority in North Norfolk was reduced from nearly 12,000 in 2010 to just over 4,000. There have been previous Christian Liberal Democrat politicians who expressed views that were at odds with the party rank and file, such as David Alton, a Catholic MP who campaigned against abortion.
Gorenstein ruled on Wednesday that since Rahami is technically not in federal custody, the court can not appoint him a federal public defender to handle the NY charges. The FBI has released an image of two men who took a suitcase holding a bomb that didn't explode in New York City. A few minutes later, two men pass by the luggage and appear to admire it, police said.
Jason Falconer, who has been hailed a "hero" by many Americans, including the president, went right back to work after bravely intervening in Saturday's stabbing incident at the Crossroad's Center Mall in St. He said police said nothing to him about the mall attack and that he had "no suspicion" that his son had been involved in terrorist activity, the newspaper reported.
The vast majority of calls coming into Cruz's office had turned increasingly negative in recent weeks with many voters urging him to support Trump to prevent a Clinton victory, according to Republicans familiar with the situation. Cruz's top aides for months. Trump described the statement as an "endorsement", although he had claimed immediately after the convention that he didn't want it.
It premieres Friday , Sept. 23 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network . He told us it's been nice to be back home. This leads us to our title hero, Angus "Mac" MacGyver (Lucas Till ). "He's betrayed by one of the members of his team, somebody he was very fond of", Lenkov says. Parents may want to give the episode a chance before letting kids tune in, and they nearly certainly want to clarify to the youngsters that MacGyver is definitely a "Do not try this at home" ...
Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has been knocked out of a ruling coalition with the center-left Social Democrats , after winning just 17.6 percent of the vote. Initial projections from ZDF put Ms Merkel's CDU on 18%, down from 23.3% in the last election in 2011. Following the release of the polls, Merkel said she " takes responsibility for the outcome ".
Four Egyptians suspected smugglers were arrested on suspicion of "human trafficking" and "manslaughter", according to authorities. Egyptian officials said that more than 160 people were rescued. At Rosetta General Hospital, Abdel Raouf Mustafa Abdel-Garih, the father of a still-missing migrant, spoke late Thursday about his son: "a young man, who was 23 years old, he left on the basis that he would go work there, and the boat never came back, and we don't know where he's headed now".
The fire broke out shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday at a home in the 1900 Block of Lakeview Road. Heavy smoke and fire were visible when got on scene and they were told that children were among those still trapped in the house. The other firefighter is said to be in critical condition. Two firefighters were rescued from the basement. One firefighter died at the hospital, and one at the scene, the TV station reported.
North Korea today sought to justify its weapons programme as a defence against USA nuclear "blackmail" as world powers debated ways to punish Pyongyang for its fifth and most powerful atomic test. North Korea, led by a third-generation dictatorship and wary of outsiders, protects its nuclear programme as a closely guarded state secret, and the claims about advancements made in its testing could not be independently verified.
Testifying for the first time, Matobato, 57, tied Duterte to the alleged Davao Death Squad , which is said to be behind the killings of thousands of criminals and suspects when he was Davao City mayor. Duterte's son Paolo, now Davao vice mayor, called the testimony "mere hearsay" of "a madman". Pala had been a constant critic of corruption in Davao and some of his work focused on Duterte.
He had affirmed that Egypt will combat illegal immigration through updating already existing anti-human trafficking legislation, underlining that the government is now working on finalizing legalization to combat illegal emigration from the country.
According to the indictment, between 2012 and 2016, two companies, Competitive Power Ventures and COR Development , funneled $315,000 to Percoco through a third party, looking to win $100 million in state funding for Competitive Power Ventures and a reversal of a costly decision by the state's economic development corporation for COR Development.
Libertarian nominee Gary JohnsonGary JohnsonNational poll: Clinton leads by 4 points The Hill's 12:30 Report Erick Erickson endorses McMullin for president MORE carries 10 percent and Green Party candidate Jill Stein is at 4 percent. Clinton's struggle to win over Obama's supporters - most notably young voters - has served as a reminder that many of them are more loyal to him than to his Democratic Party.
Speaking to Sky News from America, in his first major interview in post, the Foreign Secretary said that the United Kingdom will invoke Article 50 and trigger formal secession talks "early next year", and that Britain would, therefore, be out of the Union by early 2019 at the latest.
With the completion of the acquisition, Marriott's distribution has more than doubled in Asia and the Middle East and Africa combined. Marriott and Starwood closed their deal at midnight Thursday, a $13-billion (U.S.) cash-and-stock arrangement that will create a 5,700-property chain with 1.1 million rooms.
Obama has served the longest period without a veto override of any president in more than a century. "The JASTA, however, does not contribute to these goals, does not enhance the safety of Americans from terrorist attacks, and undermines core USA interests".
He said that tens of thousands of people had attended his rallies over the summer, which showed there was a real "interest in politics". Labour should scrap rules which allow registered supporters to have a vote in the leadership election, Tom Watson said today.
Several people living in the area admitted that they had problems with the Rahamis, but denied that there was any anti-Muslim sentiment. Criminal complaints in Manhattan and New Jersey federal courts provided chilling descriptions of the motivations that authorities said drove the Afghan-born United States citizen to set off explosives in ny and New Jersey, including a bomb that injured more than 31 people when it blew up in a busy Manhattan street.
About 21 million refugees have been forced to flee their countries due to conflict or persecution, the United Nations says. Security in Manhattan, already high in light of the United Nations summit, was further tightened. But aid groups are skeptical the summit will prompt the kind of action they say is desperately needed. The 72 year-old South Korean's term as Secretary General ends on December the 31st.
The United States flew two B1-Bs over South Korea on Wednesday in the second such flight since the September 9 test. U.S. Forces Korea said the flights were a show of force and of the U.S. North Korea has conducted two nuclear tests and test-fired more than 20 missiles this year alone. Ri said that by imposing sanctions on North Korea, the U.N.
Speaking Tuesday to the UN General Assembly, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi described the Israel-Egypt model as "a real opportunity to write a bright page in the history of our region to move towards peace". Clinton's adviser cautioned that the meeting on Monday did not augur any kind of policy change towards Egypt. The initial probe into foreign funding had been launched amid a crackdown against civil society groups following the 18-day uprising that ousted president Hosni Mubarak in early ...
Supporters in Liverpool , northwest England, leapt to their feet cheering as the 67-year-old was confirmed victor with 61.8 percent of the vote among party members and supporters, easily defeating rival MP Owen Smith. But even though grass-roots activists gave Corbyn a resounding stamp of approval, Labour's troubles - including the lowest poll ratings in decades - are far from over as it struggles to convince more centrist voters it can win power.
Believe me", Trump said. "You never know what's going to set him off and she's going to be prepared for whatever comes", he added. "If it's fair, if it's unfair". Pressed about how he would react if Clinton "baits you into trying to say something inappropriate or explosive or controversial", Trump said he wasn't anxious, and he could just as easily "bait her".
He was later detained by the police while attempting to lay siege to Tiruchy railway junction station. The DMK and VCK workers today staged " Rail Roko " protest in Tamil Nadu's Hosur. Private schools, shops, petrol pumps and other establishments that were closed on Friday, resumed their business. However, essentials like milk delivery by the state government undertaking - Aavin was not affected.
It will be the final meeting between the two leaders before Obama leaves the White House. 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.
Roberts signed documents Thursday to keep a curfew in effect from midnight until 6 a.m. each day until the state of emergency declared by McCrory ends. Although the scene is partially obscured by trees, Scott's teal trousers are in view and officers are seen huddling around his motionless body, asking each other "Is everybody good? Drop the f***ing gun!" Mr Putney said releasing the footage of Mr Scott's death could inflame the situation.
He also raised his middle finger during the speech. President Duterte on Monday said he would defy congressional investigations and sanctions from the United Nations in order to keep his promise to make the country drug-free. Days after his election win, Mr Duterte also offered security officials bounties for the bodies of drug dealers, and has repeatedly pledged to protect police from prosecution over the killings.
In an open letter to party members and supporters, Mr Smith acknowledged the contest with Mr Corbyn has been "long and bruising" and that while many people did not want the challenge to take place, "the truth is it had to happen". He added: "Whoever wins the leadership election has the right to call on support from the Labour party at all levels, including in parliament". "I hope they will understand we were elected as Labour MPs, it is a huge honour and responsibility, and we have got to ...
Hanaa Singer, UNICEF representative in Syria , says intense attacks after midnight Thursday have damaged the Bab al-Nairab station that supplies some 250,000 people in rebel-held eastern parts of the contested city with water. A Western diplomat said the only way for the Government to take the area quickly would be to totally destroy it in "such a monstrous atrocity that it would resonate for generations".
Scott's wife tells officers that he has a traumatic brain injury. "Keith, don't let them break the windows!" The gunshots can be heard, but there is no clear line of view that shows exactly what's happening, and the questions that have defined the incident to date are likely to persist.