The EU required endorsement from all of its 28 member countries to sign CETA . Minister-President of Wallonia Paul Magnette leaves a meeting on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement CETA, a planned EU-Canada free trade agreement, at the Lambermont Residence in Brussels , Belgium, October 27, 2016.
Maj Gen Maan al-Saadi said the elite forces had advanced on the town of Bartella with the aid of US-led coalition airstrikes and heavy artillery on the fourth day of a massive operation to retake Iraq's second-largest city. troops who operated nominally in support of local forces often did the bulk of the fighting themselves. Iraqi special forces charged into the battle with a pre-dawn advance on a nearby town held by the Islamic State group.
Six main thoroughfares across the country have been brought to an nearly complete standstill, while another three have been officially closed due to floods, Colonel Mustafa Ibrahim, head of the Interior Ministry's Traffic Directorate, told Anadolu Agency .
Under NASA's commercial resupply services contract, Cygnus carried about 2,400 kg of supplies and science experiments for the ISS, Xinhua news agency reported. The rocket's main engines have been replaced since then - and tonight, they flawlessly propelled the Antares away from the same launchpad the vehicle exploded on two years ago.
Both the Independence Party and the Pirate Party have ruled out working together, though this could change during negotiations in the days to come. General view at the Iceland's parliament, Althing, at centre, in Reykjavik , Iceland, Wednesday, Oct.
BENAULIM , India The leaders of five of the world's rising powers ended a two-day summit Sunday with a pledge to speed global economic recovery as well as fight terrorism and extremism, forces that they said pose a threat to regional and worldwide peace and stability.
To date, all the ICC investigations are located on the African continent and all the individuals indicted by the Court are Africans. Here's a look at what it all means. The case later collapsed amid prosecution claims of interference with witnesses and noncooperation by Kenyan authorities. "In fact it is [the ICC] that is very useless", Museveni was quoted as saying.
He said the USA -led coalition has stepped up airstrikes against the militants, and is carrying out three times as many as it did during previous campaigns to drive the Islamic State from other Iraqi cities. He said Iranian advisers and Iraqi aircraft were lending support. And in Baghdad, IS claimed a suicide bombing targeting Shiite Muslims that killed at least four people and wounded more than 15 on Saturday morning.
We actually are seeing kids who are healthier, something that she was determined to try to achieve. President Barack Obama is set to come to Columbus on Tuesday, following former President Bill Clinton's visit scheduled for Saturday. Obama is the latest in a stream of candidates and big-name politicians who have come to Florida to campaign as the November 8 general election draws nearer.
Israel has suspended its cooperation with Paris-based Unesco, which oversees World Heritage sites, over the controversial resolutions which were proposed by Arab countries. "What we are talking about is the ownership and the sovereignty on the site which is East Jerusalem", the PA's deputy ambassador to UNESCO Mounir Anastas said.
In the text, the Committee expressed concern about the illegal excavations carried out by Israel, and the damage caused to the Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al-Sharif, among other sites. A man stands between Israeli and American flags overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem on Wednesday. The Palestinian Authority issued a threat this week to members of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization to get them to vote for an anti-Israel resolution that is pending before the ...
But that's well off the 8.5-point advantage the GOP had at this stage of the 2012 race. Numbers from some early voting states show this to be true. Just not by mail, Phillips said. At this point in 2012, Republicans led by more than 7 percentage points. Ohioans can vote in person on the weekends starting Saturday.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warned on Tuesday that the ships, headed for Syria , could be used to target civilians in the besieged city of Aleppo and to launch more air strikes. Meanwhile, Nato has chose to send 4,000 troops, planes, tanks and artillery to former Soviet republics in the Baltics and to Poland next year. The US said on Wednesday it would commit a full brigade, some 1,500 to 3,000 troops, to Poland in February.
They refer to the al-Aqsa mosque compound in occupied east Jerusalem's Old City - Islam's third holiest site - without any reference to the site also being revered by Jews as the Temple Mount. UNESCO's vote ironically succeeded in bridging institutions and individuals who are often deeply divided on Israel . Summary⎙ Print An attempt by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova to ease Israeli anger over a recent resolution has infuriated Palestinians.
The first big October surprise was a 2005 hot mic recording of Donald Trump bragging about grabbing women "by the pussy", aggressively kissing them and getting away with it because he's a star. That's not the hand Clinton wants to be holding now that the chips are down and the voters are about to call. Trump has said repeatedly, during rallies and media interviews , that he will spend $100 million of his own money.
After the Belgian regional parliaments back the agreement, the adjustments will need to be vetted by the 27 other nations. French-speaking Wallonia , a staunchly socialist region of 3.6 million people, had led objections to the deal, demanding stronger safeguards on labour, environmental and consumer standards.
Manjeet Singh died fighting the militants while another soldier was injured. However, the Kupwara encounter resulting in the death of the soldier and the mutilation was directly supported by the Pakistan Army, they said. On Friday, a Pakistani official said three civilians were killed as Indian troops shelled villages along the Line of Control in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
The Observatory said rebel forces had also fired dozens of rockets at the Nairab military airport and Aleppo worldwide airport, both east of Aleppo city and under government control. BEIRUT (AP ) Syrian opposition activists are reporting airstrikes and fighting on the edge of the contested northern city of Aleppo . The struggle to get humanitarian aide into the war torn region continues as fighting intensifies.
South Korea's military has closely monitored the moves of DPRK forces, with all possibilities left open for another nuclear test and the launch of a long-range ballistic missile . Korean Economic Institute Vice President Mark Tokola says the United States should be more anxious about nuclear threats from North Korea than Iran.
According to polls the Piratar ( Pirate) Party , an anti-authoritarian band of buccaneers that wants to shift power from government to people, is one of the front-runners in the October 29 , election triggered by financial scandal in a country still recovering from economic catastrophe.
Containing the role of powerful Shiite militias presents a challenge for Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi as Iraqi troops push toward the largely Sunni city of Mosul in the country's largest military operation since the 2003 USA -led invasion.
Rees-Evans has also unleashed a leadership campaign film in which he sets out his aim of transforming Ukip's structure to stop the party from being hijacked by a self-seeking leader. She said the party needs to occupy the common-sense centre ground. She argues that Ukip is the "only truly patriotic party" and says this gives it the opportunity to target Labour seats.
Regardless of how they approach Saturday's matinee against the Florida Panthers at KeyBank Center, the Sabres will need to toughen up. "Toronto was much like Pittsburgh", Gallant said. Though, Boudreau after the game said that it is possible Scandella could miss some time. The Wild have scored 31 goals in eight games and every player has recorded a point.
Officials have said the ongoing operation to route ISIS from its Iraq stronghold of Mosul will overlap with the Raqqa campaign, and that the coalition has the resources to pursue both simultaneously. The coalition is planning to recruit, equip and train more local forces from the Raqqa area for the operation. Defense Secretary Ash Carter told NBC News an offensive in Raqqa would begin within weeks.
Trump's route to 270 includes Texas, the second most-populous state, and a bunch of bright-red southern states such as Alabama and Mississippi. Mnuchin said the Trump campaign made a decision to keep the candidate's final weeks focused on taking his message to the voters in person rather than on raising money.
Abadi announced the start of the offensive to retake Mosul on Monday, two years after the city fell to the militants, who declared from its Grand Mosque a caliphate spanning parts of Iraq and Syria. Sweeping gains are being reported in a multi-pronged assault by Iraqi government forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters - the latter mounting a major offensive to Mosul's north and east.
Emre Can, Dejan Lovren, Joel Matip, and Roberto Firmino inflicted Palace's third successive loss. "We're absolutely on fire - we've already beaten Tottenham in the League Cup as well, we're the only team to score four at Arsenal this season".
His counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault added, "If it is confirmed, we are very happy about it". "We will show it is possible to trade and have progressive policies for the environment, health and social policies". "If we took a bit of time, what we achieved here is important, not only for Wallonia but for all Europeans", he added. He said he was confident that the Parliament in Namur would back the deal on Friday.
Police were first alerted to the alleged murders of eight nursing home patients in Woodstock and London after the nurse accused in the case had a discussion with someone at a Toronto psychiatric facility where she was being treated, sources told CTV Toronto.
Volunteers in Calais say the only lasting solution would have to come from Britain where most migrants want to go. Refugee advocates are particularly concerned about what will happen to an estimated 1,300 unaccompanied minors living in the camp.
He also informed the Iraqi leader about the "measures taken by Russian Federation to defuse the situation" in the Syrian city of Aleppo. A U.S. B-52 super-bomber dropped thousands of leaflets giving advice to the people of Mosul , explaining how to minimize risks to life and property during the battle.
He says Iranian forces are advising the fighters and Iraqi aircraft are providing airstrikes. US military personnel sit in a bunker as an incoming mortar alarm is called at a coalition air base in Qayara, some 50 kilometers south of Mosul, Iraq, Friday, Oct.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin believes the resumption of air strikes in Syria's Aleppo is unnecessary for now, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says. The eastern part of the city controlled by the rebels has been subject to relentless bombing from Russian and Syrian warplanes, allegedly killing hundreds of people .
The latest blockbuster emails show how a close Bill Clinton aide helped take in tens of millions of dollars for the former president while his wife was serving as secretary of state. A fixture in the Democratic wing of the political establishment, Podesta was White House chief of staff under Bill Clinton from 1998 to 2001, founded and ran the Center for American Progress, a Democratic Party-aligned think tank, from 2002-2011, and returned to the White House as counselor to President Obama in ...
A senior BSF officer told the media that since the past 24 hours there was an action conducted by the Pakistan Border Action Team in Rajouri sector. In retaliatory firing, 15 Pakistani rangers have been killed so far, BSF said. The Janata Dal (United) has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government to give a befitting reply to Pakistan both at the border as well as diplomatic-level in the wake of the escalating ceasefire violations.