Why did she embark on her hunger strike? Sharmila started the hunger strike in November 2000 after the Malom massacre in a small village on the outskirts of Imphal, in which 10 people were reportedly killed by a government-controlled paramilitary force, the Assam Rifles.
Indonesia had earlier rejected mounting worldwide pressure and desperate pleas from relatives to halt the execution of 14 drug convicts, claiming that the executions were in accordance with global law and "necessary method" to address the drug crisis, the Jakarta Post reported.
The Syrian army won control of the Castello road last month, cutting the main supply link to rebel-held parts of Aleppo as government troops laid siege to the city. In the heart wrenching letter, the doctors said that since the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad began, they have "borne witness as countless patients, friends and colleagues suffered violent, tormented deaths".
Residents of about 5,000 more were advised that they may want to evacuate, the San Bernardino County sheriff's office said. As of Monday night, the blaze was only 6 percent contained, said Justin Taylor of the U.S. " Apple Valley schools had already been closed Tuesday because of the poor air quality and they had previously planned to reopen Wednesday". Additional firefighters have been ordered and will be responding to the fire.
After successfully passing the constitutional amendment bill to roll out goods and services tax (GST) in the Rajya Sabha, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants the crucial bill to be ratified by its state governments at the earliest. GST will provide a simpler administrative framework to corporates, reduce their tax governing costs, provide swifter mobility across states, and improve the overall cost competitiveness, the ratings agency said.
Monday's helicopter downing was the deadliest for the Russians since Moscow began carrying out airstrikes in Syria in support of Assad's forces last September. The Russian helicopter downed Monday crashed about 15 kilometers from the site of the chemical attacks. The city's southern edges have been ravaged by fighting in recent days as the Fateh al-Sham Front and allied Islamist rebel groups seek to ease a government siege of the rebel-held east of the city.
Following the record-breaking launch of NBA 2K16 , the NBA 2K franchise continues to stake its claim as the most authentic sports video game with NBA 2K17 . They include Kobe Bryant, Paul George, and Michael Jordan . The cover stars for " NBA 2K17 " fully unmasked. Instead, the clip captures the moments before the game begins, with a soulful singing of the national anthem and the players preparing for battle.
Mills led his team in scoring with 30 points, assisted by the impressive guard play of former Cavalier and NBA Champion, Matthew Dellavedova, who had a double-double with 11 points and 11 assists. When you add up it up, all those things are good". Kevin Durant capped off the scoring with two free throws, making him the only other player than Irving or Anthony to score in the period.
According to The Mirror , Liverpool are set to hand a permanent deal to trialist Juanma Garcia, who is formerly of Barcelona. Liverpool are reportedly set to sign left back Juanma permanently. He had said, " Juanma is a boy who's come in to spend the week with us with a view to maybe seeing more of him". "He was at Barcelona so we'll have a look and see how we go with him".
ISIS is an acronym for Islamic State. It found 114 of these fighters were from the U.S. Officials also estimate ISIS has lost 25 000km² of the territory it once held in its self-declared "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria, or about 50% and 20% respectively in each country.
Driver himself was killed in the fracas, either by the explosion or police gunfire, Strachan said. Police gather evidence outside of a house in Strathroy Ontario, Thursday, August 11, 2016 . Winnipeg-based lawyer Leonard Tailleur, who had handled Driver's peace bond, said he was "shocked" to hear what had happened. "He had a phone that they gave him, that they were able to monitor", Tailleur said.
There are strong arguments why golf should be in the Olympics. "People take a lot of comfort in that". "I suspect that only months after Rio, soaring grassroots interest in golf will combine with better funding from governments to launch our sport into a truly global, truly gilded future".
The former congressman shared Trump's camera shot, with a smile, for the entirety of the hour-long rally. Trump didn't seem to buy Clinton's ignorance. Foley (seen in a 2008 interview ) resigned amid a wave of scandalous allegations. "When you get those seats you sort of know the campaign", Trump continued.
Darnell Booth, 34, whose public defender said is a lifelong Boston resident, was ordered held without bail by Judge William Fitzpatrick pending a dangerousness hearing Monday. Then, he drove her to school. Booth allegedly sent the victim a message through Snapchat, not the Uber app, asking her if she needed a ride. The girl accepted and Booth picked up the girl to take her to her destination, during which time he allegedly drove her to a secluded location, parked the vehicle and raped her, ...
The game will be avaialble on the Nintendo 3DS eShop priced at a handsome $29.99 in the U.S. and £29.99 in the UK. A retail edition is not planned. Spirit of Justice sees Phoenix in a brand new location: a courtroom situated in the Kingdom of Khura'in, origin of the Kurain Channeling Technique, where mysterious séance trials decide the fate of all defendants.
Ramos - a longtime advocate of closer Philippine-Chinese ties - was sent as a conciliatory envoy by President Rodrigo Duterte, but has been vague about his itinerary. "I told him that.it is natural that Chinese ships conduct activity in the waters in question", he told reporters. The recent satellite photographs published by Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) shows the construction of the hangars on three reclaimed islands where Beijing has built ...
Admiral Swift met with North Sea Fleet commander, Vice Admiral Yuan Yubai, on August 8 in Qingdao, located on the Yellow Sea in China's Shandong Province. "Under normal circumstances, defusing the tensions between the two counties will help lay a sound foundation for fostering closer economic ties". The conflict will be internationalized, and this is something both China and Russian Federation are firmly against.
Putin said it would be "pointless" to hold another round of peace talks under the so-called "Normandy Format", because Ukrainian leaders are not interested in searching for compromises. The FSB noted that "an intelligence network of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's main intelligence directorate has been eliminated thanks to measures taken on the Crimean Peninsula".
Gulen has repeatedly denied involvement in the coup attempt and rejected Turkish arrest warrants issued for him. "We have chose to lift away-game bans to reflect the unity and brotherhood which emerged after July 15", Goksel Gumusdag, the head of the Clubs' Association Foundation, told a news conference in Istanbul.
Over 13,000 people have been detained in connection with the coup. Meanwhile, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu delivered another strong rebuke to the alliance, saying that Ankara could consider options outside of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in terms of defense cooperation.
Eissa said IS militants have been cornered inside residential areas in the northern section of the city as well as palace complexes adjacent to the port of Sirte. TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan forces engaged in renewed clashes with Islamic State militants in Sirte on Thursday, a day after capturing a convention complex that had been a symbol of the militant group's authority in the city.
Republican Nominee for President Donald J. Trump has slammed US President Barack Obama and accused him of creating the militant group Islamic State . Well, look, he opened up room for ISIS to grow, by not leaving a stay-behind force in Iraq , by invading Libya, invading Syria , allowing ISIS to grow from a small contingency to 40,000 strong.
Russia intends to resume cooperation with Turkey in the construction site, Russian President Vladimir Putin said over the course of a meeting with Turkish President Recep Erdogan and representatives of business circles. Trudeau also stressed that the US remained concerned about "anti-American rhetoric" in Turkey and said the USA didn't view it as "helpful". The two leaders also said they would discuss one major issue dividing them - the war in Syria - after the news conference.
Jerusalem: The United Nations said Tuesday it was "greatly concerned" at Israeli claims one of its staff helped Hamas fighters in Gaza and vowed an internal investigation. Israel last week charged Mohammed El-Halabi, director of the Gaza branch of global Christian charity World Vision, with funding Hamas with up to $7.2 million a year over more than five years.
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday backed away from earlier claims that he had seen video showing the United States delivering $ 400 million to the Iranian government, which he has repeated several times in recent days. President Obama says that the payment, made in January, was actually part of a deal to resolve a decades-old arms dispute . The point is $ 400 million in cash, that most likely ended up in terrorist camps, used against the west, was given in exchange for ...
The 42-year-old centre fielder launched a drive from Rockies reliever Chris Rusin high off the right field wall as the Miami Marlins won 10-7 on Sunday in Denver . "I want to heartily express my congratulations on his achievement of the brilliant record in the Japanese and U.S. baseball world", the top government spokesman said.
From there he went on to study at Newcastle University, where he earned himself an honours degree in Agriculture, before landing a job at eco-coffee firm Bio-bean, which is based in London . How old is Hugh and how much is now he worth? He told the Chester Chronicle at the time: 'The party was simply awesome - a birthday and a party I will never forget.
Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, told the Associated Press. Officials said two Zika virus cases were reported in Bay County, one in Lake County, one in Seminole County and one in St. The mother had traveled to El Salvador during her pregnancy where she was infected. DHEC says it will continue to monitor mosquitoes in the are and develop an action plan as needed for any Zika cases.
A senior Turkish official said several people, including children, were injured in both attacks. The attacks came hours after an earlier attack, also blamed on the PKK, killed four soldiers and injured nine others near the border with Iraq.
I have no complaints or grudges as I had not gone there to have lunch", Singh told the upper house of Parliament. The Home Minister later had his lunch at his hotel room along with the members of the accompanying Indian delegation. Speaking in Parliament, the Home Minister said, "I conveyed India's concern on terrorism and asked Pakistan to act against terror outfits operating from its backyard".
There was no letup in the high southern winds, known as the Mistral, raising the risk of new bursts of flames after the worst blaze in recent years was contained. Two arrests were made in the deadliest Portuguese fire, the one on the island of Madeira that killed three people. Fire services are at full stretch on the mainland, too, due to scores of wildfires that have raged since Saturday.
Prayuth Chan-ocha assured Tuesday that the vote would take place in November 2017, after a cabinet meeting to discuss the unofficial results of a charter referendum on a new constitution that the military government won Sunday and preparations for the election.
The meeting held behind closed doors has gained the interest of Nigerian media who are curious to know what the no-nonsense government critic discussed with the president whom he had not spared. "I came to discuss one or two things, I came to talk about a few things, national and worldwide matters, general matters that's all". You can ask me any question you like there.
Justin and Sofia , the face of Madonna's Material Girl fashion label, were also spotted hiking on Wednesday (10Aug16). They were pictured together again in California on Wednesday before the flight, with a source telling People magazine that they've spent five days in a row together.
The unidentified 20-year-old man, according to media reports, climbed 21 floors before he was pulled in through a window by two New York Police Department Special Ops officers at around 6.30 p.m. Officers smashed windows and broke through ventilation ducts to block his progress. Chief Vincent Giordano, NYPD emergency services unit said , "He wanted to climb to the top so that he could put it to Mr.