Aleppo , which has been beset by constant violence since 2012 , and the site of unspeakable suffering from air strikes, ground fighting, and even chemical weapons attacks, has become a humanitarian nightmare. "It's really not for me to assess who did it and whether it actually took place, although there is a lot of evidence that it actually did take place", de Mistura told reporters on Thursday.
Firstly, Katinka Hosszu from Hungary finished two seconds ahead of the previous record in the women's 400m medley with 4:26.36. She earned her third gold of the Rio games on Wednesday in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay. However, the most interesting races with two new world records had not happened yet. American Simone Biles heads into the women's individual all around gymnastics competition at the RioOlympics with a none-too shabby record: she has already won three world championships and ...
In what Canadian authorities called a "race against time", they intercepted the suspect, later identified as 24-year-old Aaron Driver , as he was entering a taxi cab with a backpack on. Cabana also said Thursday that the ongoing investigation has led police to a "secondary location" in the city of London, Ont., not far from where Driver had been living with his sister in the town of Strathroy.
Responding to question regarding letters written by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, urging their intervention in Kashmir, Swarup said these letters will not whitewash cross-border terrorism.
Swedish officials are set to interview the WikiLeaks founder in London, where he's holed up at the Ecuadorian Embassy. Assange, who has vowed to release more information to damage Hillary Clinton's campaign, has been making media rounds via satellite from the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
The debate began with a clash on Europe and the European Union referendum, with Mr Smith accusing Mr Corbyn of poor leadership during the referendum campaign. However, he said the Chilcott report into the Iraq War made "pretty sobering reading" and said he would preside over "a different, less aggressive foreign policy", if he became Prime Minister.
A police investigation is under way after a body was found in Hyde Park. About 25 police officers are now helping with enquiries at Speakers' Corner this morning following the discovery. There were said to be around 30 police officers there, four police cars and a police van. In a statement the force said: "This incident is being treated as suspicious".
Major opposition parties including Pakistan People party (PPP), Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) condemned certain sections of the bill, which, according to them could curb the freedom of expression, the Express Tribune reported.
US State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau, during a press briefing on Wednesday at the White House, said the US vehemently opposes any party that would threaten Japan's hold on the Senkaku Islands after more than 230 Chinese fishing vessels, including seven Coast Guard ships sailed near the group of islands over the weekend.
And on an 80-yard touchdown drive that gave the Saints a 16-8 lead in the second quarter, he went 4-for-4 for 72 yards. Not good. Not good at all...but Drew Brees only threw one pass so there's no reason to panic. Patriots: CB Cyrus Jones, New England's top pick of the second round, had a fumble recovery and started in the base defense while handling the early punt return duties.
Another big difference between the candidates: As Clinton said Thursday in Warren, Trump paints a bleak picture of America as a nation in decline, nearly a Third World state it seems. "There is a myth out there that he will stick it to the rich and powerful because somehow he is really on the side of the little guy", Clinton said of Trump during her address in Warren, Mich.
Turkey's foreign minister has clarified comments on conducting joint operations with Russian Federation against the Islamic State group in Syria, saying Turkey wanted greater cooperation with Moscow, not joint strikes. "I could easily smell chlorine on people's clothes", he said. He felt his eyes burning and had difficulty breathing. But the odor grew stronger as they descended the stairs, so they returned to the higher floors to wait out the effects.
At least three people are dead after a gas, believed to be chlorine, was dropped on a neighbourhood in the Syrian city of Aleppo . On Tuesday, Syrian rebels accused the government of using poison gas against civilians in the north. Siege consequences The fighting in Aleppo has left both sides facing increasing shortages, but the problem is particularly severe on the rebel side, which before this week had been under a weeks-long siege by Russian-backed Assad forces.
An AFP journalist in eastern Aleppo said residents were on the streets and firing celebratory shots into the air. A cessation of hostilities agreement brokered by Russian Federation and the United States brought a measure of relief to the battered Syrian city of Aleppo on May 5, 2016 but President Bashar al-Assad said he still sought a total, crushing victory over rebel forces.
An elephant thought to have travelled 1,000-km from India into Bangladesh after becoming separated from its herd by floods was stopped in its tracks on Thursday in a dramatic rescue that almost ended in disaster. The rescue team comprising locals, policemen and administrative officials was led by Tapan Kumar Dey, a retired conservator of forests. According to officials, the elephant was stranded in waters which disrupted the joint rescue mission as it could not be driven to a dry piece of ...
He said that Pakistan was involved in the protests and made it clear that there was no power in the world that "can take Jammu and Kashmir away from us". "Whatever Kashmiris want for betterment of their livelihood, the Centre will help". More than 50 civilians have been killed in clashes between protesters and police and troops and thousands more injured in the worst violence to hit the restive Himalayan region since 2010.
A row erupted between the pair on Tuesday with allies of Corbyn accusing Watson of peddling "baseless conspiracy theories". "I won't do what Jeremy Corbyn did which is vote against this party, my party, 500 times". Miliband was the Labour leader prior to Corbyn but quit the position after the Conservatives won a majority in the 2015 General Election. Smith, in contrast, does not think that Britain is necessarily leaving the European Union, and says that the outcome of Brexit negotiations ...
Sources say that Tokyo intends to increase the number of defense attaches to improve information sharing and data gathering regarding China's military activities. "I believe that in achieving the rule of law, Japan would like to cooperate closely with the concerned countries and appeal to the importance of peaceful solutions", he said.
Two more persons were killed in three blasts in Surat Thani and Trang area. Such blasts are common in the three Muslim-majority southernmost provinces of Thailand, where a bloody insurgency has killed more than 6,500 people since 2004. "Twin bombs at the clock tower killed one and injured three", said Hua Hin district chief Sutthipong Klai-udom, referring to two new blasts in the town today that followed twin bombings there the night before.
The party's QC is to appeal this morning's High Court decision that it cannot have a six month freeze date for members voting in the leadership contest, and this could delay the contest between Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith. Chairman of the Telford Labour Party Kevin Guy said: "It's important that both candidates come to Telford". Steven Maclean also celebrated the decision said: "It's great news that the nearly 130,000 barred Labour Party members will be able to vote, but it's ...
Cabana says Driver was no stranger to them. The terrorist attack was said to have been planned for a major transportation hub during morning or evening rush hour. The video provided by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation allowed the RCMP to identify Driver and raid his home in Strathroy, about 225 km (140 miles) southwest of Toronto .
Mainland Portugal, meanwhile, has also been struck by a spate of forest fires since Friday with the north of the country, where temperatures have surged to 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit), particularly hard hit. The National Civil Protection Service said some 2,900 firefighters were in action on Tuesday tackling dozens of forest fires. Smoke has disrupted flights, stopping planes from leaving the Funchal airport.
Cavusoglu said: "We (Turkey) especially don't want attacks that harm civilians". Cavusoglu explained that President Vladimir Putin had said Russian Federation would lift embargos on Turkish products and that, if needed, additional agreements would be signed to ensure work goes ahead on the TurkStream gas pipeline project.
Last week, Mohammed El Halabi, the director of the Gaza Branch of World Vision, one of the world's largest Christian charities, was accused of siphoning tens of millions of dollars of aid to Hamas' armed wing in Gaza, the Qassam Brigades.
Miss Miller-Kennedy suffered critical injuries to her upper and lower limbs, head, face and chest in the accident and had to be airlifted to Cairns Base Hospital before being transferred to Townsville Hospital. Senior constable Lee Chamberlain said Ms Miller-Kennedy was driving on the right side of the road when she was hit in the head-on smash, the Herald-Sun reported.
Turkey's TRTWorld is not playing coy, naming Rear Admiral Mustafa Seki Urgulu as a "pro-coup fugitive" who is "on the run", along with eight other generals and admirals, in a post last week. An official at the Turkish embassy in Washington D.C. identified the officer as Rear Admiral Ugurlu, stating that on July 22, "he left his badges and his ID at the base and after that no one has heard anything from him".
Indonesia said that there was "no room" for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in the country on Thursday, as a new report detailed the growing anger towards the LGBT section of society from the Indonesian political elite.
The U.S. Central Command said in a statement that it initiated an assessment after reports that Thursday's airstrikes near Manbij may have resulted in civilian casualties . Elsewhere, the Observatory said IS militants had recaptured the nearby village of al-Bouweir and killed 24 civilians. USA officials have gained "better understanding of how (Islamic State militants) orchestrate things like foreign fighters, how they are communicating among themselves, how they are managing their ...
Trump has been making similar comments for several months , and he repeated his latest talking point in an interview with Republican radio host Hugh Hewitt the day after his Broward speech . "It's reminiscent of demagogues who want to be in the press no matter what they have to say". He said Christians, who make up a majority of the American electorate, need to have their voices heard.
Corbyn says we must have a foreign policy "based on human rights, global law, so we become known as a force that is determined to make sure the universal declaration is enforced in all places". "I want a Labour leader who will reach out to every part of Britain and can do what Labour has done in the past, which is out of this crisis, make a progressive moment".
Turkey's justice minister sent a document to the United States Tuesday seeking the arrest of cleric Fethullah Gulen , who lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania and whom Ankara accuses of instigating an attempted coup on July 15. "Bravo! The courts in Germany work very fast!" Almost 70,000 people have been suspended from their jobs on suspicion of being involved in the movement, which runs schools, charities and businesses internationally.
Manuel said: "My first gold medal, at my first Olympics, is kind of a surprise to me". It's a disappointment, but the support that I've received has shown me so much more than I could have ever expected about - you're so much more than just the number of medals, you're so much more than the time you are in a pool.
As the world fixes its attention on the Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, the residents of the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya will have a special rooting interest. He will be on the official Olympic Refugee Team for the this year's Games in the same city. She is 18. "We don't have the same language". Who is she? South Sudanese Rose has been running without shoes since she fled her native country aged ten.
For firefighters battling huge blazes in France, Spain and Portugal, hot, dry summer weather and treacherous winds have combined to make their efforts very hard. At least 2,700 hectares of land were devastated. Two people were reportedly injured, one seriously, as the fire raging in Vitrolle headed southward, the AP reported.
Abu Zuhri called on the worldwide community to bear its responsibility over such "practices which could have unsafe consequences". Shin Bet, the Israeli security service, on Tuesday charged 38-year-old Waheed Borsh of the UN Development Programme of using his position to renovate homes belonging to Hamas members.