More than 25,000 troops, including Iraqi soldiers, Sunni tribal fighters, Shiite militias, Kurdish and USA forces will take part in the operation, the most complex since American troops withdrew from Iraq five years ago. "This operation to regain control of Iraq's second-largest city will likely continue for weeks, possibly longer", Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend said in a video statement .
Rising casualties in Aleppo , where many buildings have been reduced to rubble, have prompted an global outcry. Speaking to Russia's Komsomolskaya Pravda, Assad said Aleppo was effectively no longer Syria's industrial capital but taking back the city would provide important political and strategic gains for his regime.
Germany, France and Brussels returned fire, all promising the United Kingdom could not have both immigration control and full trade access to the European Union. That is a real victory for Parliament. During the visit, Prime Minister May alongside Modi will inaugurate the India-UK Tech Summit in New Delhi jointly hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Instead of winning by an nearly two-to-one margin on Monday as pre-election polls had predicted, those favoring the accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia lost by a razor-thin margin, 49.8 per cent to 50.2 per cent for those against the deal.
The AICC on Monday refused to comment on the buzz that former UP Congress President Rita Bahuguna Joshi, daughter of yesteryears' political stalwart Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna, is set to join the BJP and that she might have already met its party chief Amit Shah.
Ankara called in the Iraqi ambassador while Baghdad said it had chose to summon the Turkish envoy following bitter verbal exchanges, the two foreign ministries said. The coming Islamic State insurgency in Iraq coincides with rising regional tensions between Iraq and Turkey. "We reject the decision of the Turkish parliament which permits incursion of Turkish troops into Iraqi territories".
Last week, two United States senators raised alarms about the mounting death toll linked to the anti-drug war, and called for a review of American foreign aid to the Philippines. "Is it time for us to look for others for our military defense materials?" Yasay's assessment of USA ties follows a diplomatic storm over Duterte's declarations over the past eight days that joint U.S.
The Swedish Academy's permanent secretary, Sara Danius, said Dylan, 75, "is a great poet in the English-speaking tradition". Sharing the honor with Toni Morrison , Pablo Neruda, T.S. An ill-conceived nostalgia award wrenched from the rancid prostates of senile, gibbering hippies - "Trainspotting" novelist Irvine Welsh. In the clip above, Dylan recites the opening lyrics of "It's Alright, Ma", telling Bradley, "Those early songs are nearly magically written".
Russian Federation said Thursday it was prepared to secure safe passage for rebels to quit Syria's Aleppo but kept up air strikes on the battleground city as world powers readied new truce talks. "Seizing full control over the city is just a matter of time", said Dmitry Sablin, a member of the defence committee of Russia's lower house of parliament.
After receiving asylum at the Ecuador Embassy in London in 2012 to prevent extradition to Sweden over a rape allegation, the Internet is Assange's only means of communication with the world. Clinton's campaign made statements that WikiLeaks is working with the Russian government to help defeat the Democrat in favor of Trump. At a press conference on October 4, Assange said via video link that WikiLeaks would be releasing information he felt was relevant to the USA election beginning that ...
The United States predicted Islamic State would suffer "a lasting defeat" as Iraqi forces mounted their biggest operation since the USA withdrew its own troops in 2011. The sounds of battle Monday morning indicated there was resistance. Nevertheless, the extremist group remains in control of several parts of the country, including Mosul .
Kim Kardashian West may have been robbed as a result of flaunting her wealth on social media, police in Paris said. She added: "After hearing the full story, I'm so thankful she's okay". It's not just the reality show " Keeping Up With The Kardashians " that makes her so well-known. E! News confirms that Kardashian's friend and stylist Simone Harouche was inside the Paris apartment at the time of the incident.
The suspect is either 24 or 25 years old, Sanchez said, and assigned to the North Island Naval Air Station on Coronado Island. His rank or task description was not instantly available. He was being treated for serious injuries at a University of California at San Diego hospital. In addition to the four fatalities, nine people, including the driver, were injured but authorities did not disclose their conditions.
Frankfurt, Luxembourg and Dublin are among the European cities hoping to attract banks and other institutions from London. "We can only plan on the basis of a hard Brexit", said Ronald Kent, a managing director at the British Bankers' Association (BBA) said.
They were produced in the local court and remanded to police custody till October 24. Police said they are interrogating Razzak and are probing the case from all angles. The order stated it is the duty of the government and public authorities to ensure full protection and safety of RTI activists to bring in transparency and accountability in the working of public authorities.
South African riot police have fired rubber bullets and stun grenades during a protest in a university in Johannesburg as nationwide student demonstrations continue over education fees. The university says another building was evacuated because of vandalism by protesters who tossed sewage in the corridors. The University of the Free State said this week it would shut its main campus in Bloemfontein, 400 km (250 miles) south of Johannesburg , and other satellite campuses until October 28 ...
At least seven fire tenders were pressed into service to control the blaze and over a dozen ambulances had been deployed to shift the critical patients to other hospitals. Several patients were taken out by breaking glass panes. Critical patients are being shifted to Capital hospital and 3 pvt hospitals. "Fire has been reported on one floor of the hospital building".
In his Facebook post and also his personal blogpost , Justice Katju had criticised the apex court saying it had grievously erred by "not holding" the convict, Govindachamy, "guilty of murder" in the case. The top court on September 15 set aside the death sentence of the Kerala man accused of rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in 2011, exonerating him of murder charges but said he would undergo life imprisonment for rape.
Ms Palmieri appears to have responded that Catholicism "is the most socially acceptable politically conservative religion". Congresswoman Ann Wagner called for Hillary Clinton to fire one high-level campaign staffer named Jennifer Palmieri, for comments about Catholics released by Wikileaks in the last few days.
The government on Thursday unexpectedly announced that the crown prince did not want to be immediately named king to give the nation time to mourn. - Thailand's economic growth will accelerate up to 3.5 percent this year, fueled by foreign investment and record-high tourism, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said on October 10.
Federation Internationale de Football Association to study expanding 2026 World Cup to 40 or 48 teams
FIFA President Gianni Infantino gave a presentation today about the future of FIFA, which is set to include esports in a big way. Federation Internationale de Football Association says its ruling council agreed UEFA and Asian confederation members should not bid because Russia hosts the 2018 World Cup and Qatar in 2022.
The graffiti and remnants of the fire were discovered Sunday morning by 68-year-old Bobbie Sparrow, whose Balloons Above Orange shop is next to the GOP headquarters. Donald Trump suggested Democrats were behind it, but also wrote , "With you all the way, will never forget". Hillary Clinton called it " horrific and unacceptable ".
He flew over areas hit by the hurricane alongside Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles. The Category 4 storm slammed into the island on 4 October and, according to United Nations relief wing, caused extensive flooding and mudslides, damage to road infrastructure and buildings, and electricity and water shortages, particularly in Haiti's south-western departments where it made landfall.
While his income since 1995 is unknown, the massive loss he incurred that year would allow him to avoid paying $50 million in income tax every year for the next 18 years. Found mistakes in this report? Eric Trump actually returned to the "tremendous amount of taxes" talking point no fewer than seven times , according to TPM.
A former premier of Alberta and government minister, Prentice was heading home to Calgary from a golfing trip when their twin-engine Cessna Citation crashed around 10 p.m. He deeply loved Alberta. "So it will take a long time to figure out, I guess, what happened, if it's ever possible". Condolences from Albertans and government officials continue to pour in this afternoon including from the City's Mayor Tara Veer.
Gunmen believed to belong to ISIS, a Sunni group, earlier in the day staged two attacks north of Baghdad , one targeting a police checkpoint and the other the house of a Sunni militia chief who supports the government, police sources said.
HELICOPTERS, MISSILES, SHIPS The defence pacts will also deepen military ties between the two countries that dates back to the Soviet era, when India entirely depended on Moscow to equip its armed forces. India will acquire 200 of the light utility helicopters (LUH), out of which it will buy 60 helicopters in fly-away condition from Russian Federation while another 40 will be assembled in India and the remaining 100 will be fully built in India, said an MoD official.
Mr Clegg instead wants ministers to spell out in a White Paper-style document whether it sees the United Kingdom in or out of the European single market before beginning negotiations. The cross-party move comes as two polls cast doubt on Mrs May's insistence that the United Kingdom must regain full control over immigration in order to properly implement the Brexit vote.
Germany has seen a steep decline this year in the number of asylum-seekers arriving after 890,000 came last year. Deporting those migrants was only one element of Germany's refugee policy, Merkel said, adding that the integration of those who are granted protection must be expedited.
According to the SP sources here, Akhilesh has chose to operate from the premises of Janeshwar Mishra Trust - where he had inaugurated his new office a few days ago - taking the party youth leaders, who were expelled by the newly appointed party state unit president Shivpal Singh Yadav.
In a country with a history of peaceful political transition, his challenge to the election's legitimacy - as a way to explain a loss in November, should that happen - was a striking rupture of faith in American democracy. "It's a rigged election ", he claimed. " Saturday Night Live " had lots of material after last week's second presidential debate , and Trump did not appreciate Alec Baldwin's impression of his lurking debate performance over the weekend.
The missile attack, if confirmed, would mark the third time in a week that the USS Mason had been fired on in worldwide waters from territory in Yemen controlled by Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels. we were not intending to be brought into the war in any fashion". The US, a long-time ally of Saudi Arabia, has provided aerial refuelling of warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition striking Yemen and supplies American weapons to the kingdom.
Hashed forces may ultimately be diverted to retake the town of Tal Afar west of Mosul , giving them a role in the operation while keeping them out of the city. "We are confident our Iraq partners will prevail against our common enemy and free Mosul and the rest of Iraq from ISIL's hatred and brutality", he said in a statement.
A new batch indicated on Thursday that her 2008 presidential campaign had tried to move the Illinois Democratic primary to a later date, believing it might help her. Polls suggest OH remains competitive amid allegations - and denials - that Trump has sexually assaulted women . For her part, Clinton said "the disturbing stories just keep on coming".
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced the start of operations to liberate the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants. On late Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi announced the start of the military operation to retake Mosul from ISIS terrorists.