Moscow has announced an eight hour " humanitarian pause " on Thursday to allow civilians and militants safe passage out of the city. The Russian defense minister, Sergei K. But State Department spokesman Mark Toner, describing the concerted campaign to starve and relentlessly bomb the 250,000 inhabitants of eastern Aleppo - particularly in the last month since a US-Russia cease-fire deal collapsed September 19 - called the Russian plan insufficient.
It urged those "whose stay is not compulsory to leave the provinces as soon as possible" and advised against traveling to Iraq "unless it is absolutely necessary". "We expect anything up to a million people to flee the city if the offensive escalates as predicted". "We've seen very good progress", he said. The western side of Mosul remains open because ISIS controls that territory west of the city, and Iraqi forces and Kurdish peshmerga don't have access to that area, partly because of ...
He claimed that by publishing what he calls "totally false" stories about him and not covering the email scandal surrounding the Clinton campaign enough, the media have rigged the election in his opponent's favor. He continues to play only to his core supporters. Wagner and other Republicans have taken the chance to distance themselves from Trump, she said, while still pushing for GOP candidates down the ballot.
A United States military spokesman said two missiles were fired from Houthi-held territory at the USS Mason , a guided missile destroyer sailing north of the strategic Bab El-Mandab strait. "Despite mounting crimes by all parties to the conflict, we have yet to see the results of any credible investigations", Ban said. Analysts with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy suggested in a report that the Houthis may have targeted the Emirati ship with an Iranian anti-shipping cruise ...
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 18: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and first lady Michelle Obama (2nd L) stand with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife Mrs. FYI: Michelle is wearing at Atelier Versace gown. "Nobody cares about what we wear", he said. Michelle has now become one of the most iconic First Ladies in terms of her awesome style, being up there with Jackie Onassis.
The Houthis denied firing at the United States warship but another spokeswoman for the U.S. naval forces central command, Paula Dunn said the missiles were launched from Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen. The suspected attack on the USS Mason came a week after a UAE civilian vessel was attacked by the rebels and has raised concerns about a growing risk to ships in one of the world's most important waterways.
Yemen's Houthi movement launched a ballistic missile deep into Saudi Arabia and may have also fired on a US warship, two days after an apparent Saudi-led air strike killed 140 mourners at a funeral attended by powerful tribal leaders. Jeff Davis told CBS News an investigation into who exactly fired the missiles is underway. The Houthis and allied forces, including military units loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, have also been accused of causing numerous civilian ...
Since taking office in June, Duterte has had an uneasy relationship with the USA and President Barack Obama, as well as other world groupings, including the United Nations and more recently, the EU. Duterte's defense secretary on Friday said moves were afoot also to acquire Chinese arms. Ahead of his China visit, Duterte said Monday he would not focus on a key islet near the Philippines that is also claimed by Beijing.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday he discussed Aleppo with Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday evening, before Russia announced a temporary halt to airstrikes . "We're watching this very carefully". An estimated 250,000 people live in Aleppo's eastern districts and have been under near-continuous government siege since July.
But Charles Horton, chief executive of Govia Thameslink Railway, which owns Southern, has claimed modernising the service would be "safe". Just last week there was hope of a compromise between the two parties after Southern's boss Charles Horton offered to meet the union's general secretary Mick Cash for fresh face-to-face talks but their brief bid to break the deadlock failed within hours of the talks starting.
It flew about 400km and reached an altitude of over 1,000 km, showing that it can function as an intermediate-range ballistic missile. The UN Security Council is now discussing even heavier measures on North Korea, ever since its fifth nuclear test, conducted last month.
The paper further stated that "There have been misconceptions in India that China may feel unhappy if South Asian countries such as Bangladesh forge close ties with India and that China feels the need to build closer ties with Bangladesh". The AIIB has approved $165 million in loans for a Bangladeshi project - the first batch of loan for the country from the China-led development bank. President Abdul Hamid would welcome Xi with "state honour" at the VVIP terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal ...
But the girls may face less stigma than others abducted by Boko Haram because of widespread support and the worldwide attention on their plight, she added. " Even someone believed to have been abused by Boko Haram would be seen in a bad light ", he said. One Chibok girl, Amina Ali Nkeki, escaped in May this year.
Sathvika, on Tuesday, attended the classes till 12:30 pm. Following the phone call, students soon saw smoke billowing out of the girl's room, but it was too late to rescue her. The suicide has left her parents, a farmer couple, stunned, the police said. Shocked at Sathvika's decision to end her life, her friends said that she was among the college's best students.
The Russian and Syrian bombing campaigns in Aleppo have triggered global outrage, with the United States demanding a war crimes investigation . "While it wasn't implement - while we think it could have been - I'd like to reassure you that very complicated multilateral and bilateral work is ongoing and we do continue to hope that the situation in Syria will go back to normal and this would have a most beneficial affect on the situation in eastern Aleppo and we hope that happens as quickly ...
A Washington Post/ABC News poll released in August found Clinton and Trump were the most unpopular presidential candidates in decades. "Editors in chief have made their opinions known from time to time, but the magazine has never spoken in an election with a single voice", read the piece.
Earlier, the CCS, a wing of Hyderabad Police, made a breakthrough in a case of cheating which involved QNet and its Indian subsidiary M/s Vihaan Direct Selling India Pvt Ltd, by arresting four directors of Vihaan, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Detective Department) Avinash Mohanty told reporters.
The PMF officially reports to the Shi'ite-led government of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who announced on Monday the start of the offensive on Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city. Turkey's prime minister says the country's air force was involved in airstrikes alongside the US -backed coalition as part of the operation underway to free Mosul from the Islamic State group.
United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters at United Nations headquarters in New York Monday that he has no confirmation of the announcement that Russian and Syrian forces are preparing an eight-hour "humanitarian pause" for Aleppo on Thursday.
Some of them have been seriously injured in the shooting by the 49-year-old gunman who calls himself a "Reichsburger". BERLIN (AP) - An anti-government extremist opened fire on police in southern Germany during a raid Wednesday in which they had planned to confiscate his weapons, wounding four officers, authorities said.
Charlotte was taken to watch the Houghton Hall International Horse Trials near her family's Norfolk home, Anmer Hall, when she was just one-year-old. "George is fascinated by fencing, but I think that's because of the face shields", Kate said.
Justice Minister Paiboon Kumchaya told reporters that his ministry is cooperating with police intelligence, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Digital Economy to monitor social media comments on the monarchy by Thais overseas. Thailand's monarchy is protected by a harsh lese majeste law that outlaws criticism, with punishments of up to 15 years in jail for each insult uttered.
This editorial board acknowledges, as we have on several occasions, that there are reasons to worry about Hillary Clinton's honesty and transparency. Jerry Nadler, a Democrat from NY and a Clinton ally. Three percent selected "other". Utah has tempted Democrats in recent weeks. Independent candidate Evan McMullin, a conservative former Central Intelligence Agency agent who is Mormon, is pulling support on the right.
But what's actually in those emails? Clinton noted that the cables showed USA officials characterizing some foreign leaders as "vain, egotistical, power hungry, corrupt". During the contentious Democratic primary with Sen. Tanden previously served as Clinton's deputy campaign manager when she was running for Senate in NY in 2000.
The operation could begin as soon as next week if preparations are completed. Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has warned against foreign interference in the country's internal affairs as the army is gearing up to launch a full-scale offensive to liberate the Daesh-held city of Mosul , the Takfiri group's last major bastion in the Arab country.
Investigators suspect that Bakr, who had been granted asylum in Germany and was among 890,000 refugees who arrived in the country previous year, was linked to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and considering Berlin's airports as potential targets.
Displaced Iraqi Christians take part in celebrations on October 18, 2016 in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, to mark the liberation of Qaraqosh, that was Iraq's largest Christian town before it was overrun by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadist group in August 2014.
Appealing to the leaders of BRICS and BIMSTEC, Modi said everyone present should send a?clear message? to those who nurture the philosophy of terror and seek to de-humanize the mankind, ?to mend their ways or be isolated in the civilized world?.? Hua added: "Both India and Pakistan are victims of terrorism".
The government said it ensured political freedoms but differed over the pace of any reforms demanded by Washington. On Monday, a day after the government declared a six-month state of emergency, Ethiopia's president announced during a Parliament session that the country's election law would be amended to accommodate more political parties and opposing views.
Inside Mosul there are now thought to be fewer than 5,000 ISIS fighters - but also about 1 million civilians. The video released today by the IS-linked Amaq news agency showed masked fighters in battledress patrolling a deserted, dimly lit thoroughfare in what it said was Mosul .
Both candidates had 45 percent support in Ohio. At the on start, winning 50 percent looked tough as third-party candidates' seized almost 10 percent support in the polls initially. Republicans are reduced to hoping that Trump can do well enough to hold off a Democratic landslide. Trump leads 42 to 37 percent among male voters and 43 percent to 41 percent among white voters.
I am afraid that the world might forget how to make love", she added , "I'm anxious about the violence against women". "When you have a woman lying in bed in lingerie and you're in the bath, locking the bathroom and looking at a computer, something's wrong".
Philippine Airlines also issued an advisory against carrying or using Samsung Note 7 on its flights. Samsung has opened special exchange booths at airports across Asia and Australia , allowing Galaxy Note 7 owners to hand in their faulty phones before going through security.
A category of Latinos included House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (whose name was misspelled as "Javier"), Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, whose heritage is Mexican, Jewish and Italian.
In an hour-long interview with the Washington Post , his first public comments on the matter, McCauley acknowledged that he offered to do a favor in exchange for another favor, but before he had any inkling of what Kennedy wanted . The FBI documents show that Undersecretary of State Patrick Kennedy pitched the deal to the unnamed agent, allegedly as part of an effort to back up Clinton's claim that she did not send or receive classified documents on the server in her Westchester home.