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by | January 30, 2018 | 12:57

On Jan. 20, Turkish troops crossed the border to attack a Syrian Kurdish enclave surrounding the city of Afrin in northwestern Syria . has announced its desire to carve out a 20-mile-deep security zone on the Syrian side of the border. The Turkish president vowed that after establishing a safe zone, the campaign would root out Kurdish fighters and rebuild infrastructure and institutions in the region.

by | January 30, 2018 | 12:56

May's official spokesman told the BBC that she was "grasping the many opportunities" of Brexit while also acting on housing, schools and the NHS. Former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan urged colleagues to "stand back" on a leadership challenge but said a clear plan for Brexit would help "calm party nerves".

by | January 30, 2018 | 12:35

Sources said Daghr was preparing to leave the country imminently. The UAE-backed anti-terror campaign has dislodged al-Qaida militants from several villages in Abyan and in the neighbouring south-eastern province of Shabwa, with over 50 of them arrested and imprisoned in Aden.

by | January 30, 2018 | 12:04

Photos of the typo , which said "State of the Uniom" instead of " State of the Union ", quickly spread on social media. As people received their tickets on Monday ahead of Tuesday's event, images of the glaring spelling error began to circulate on Twitter, to much amusement.

by | January 30, 2018 | 11:57

The U.S. has advised Odinga against the so-called inauguration, as East Africa's economic hub tries to move beyond months of deadly election turmoil. The Opposition has been preparing for the inauguration to install Raila Odinga as a "people's president" and Kalonzo Musyoka as his deputy to protest the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta whom it says is in office illegally.

by | January 30, 2018 | 11:29

The victim's sister called it a "freak accident". St. Johns County Fire Rescue said Goggin had been "inside" the tunnel when the sand caved in on him, burying him approximately 2 to 3 feet deep. Lee Goggin and his family were on vacation when they stopped to "let the kids burn some energy" on a St. Augustine Beach, according to a GoFundMe set up to aid him and his family.

by | January 30, 2018 | 11:26

The scandal began when Cambodian authorities arrested almost 90 foreigners during a party at a rented villa in Siem Reap near the Angkor Wat temple complex, according to CBC . Police detained 87 foreigners but released 77 tourists after they received an education in Khmer traditions and values. He said after producing the photos, the foreigners shared them on social media.

by | January 30, 2018 | 11:15

The Palace said it had the power to discipline Carandang. The Palace has taken this stance despite a 2014 Supreme Court ruling declaring as unconstitutional a provision in the Ombudsman Act of 1989 granting the Office of the President the power to remove a deputy ombudsman.

by | January 30, 2018 | 11:02

Media reports state that both Zeenat Aman and Khanna have been friends but later, the actress cut him off after relationship between them soured. An investigation has been launched against the businessman, who is now absconding, according to ANI .

by | January 30, 2018 | 11:01

Also, a new slab may be added for those in the Rs 10lakh-20 lakh category, at a tax rate of 20 per cent. India would also lose its growth crown to China, which grew 6.9 percent in 2017. My sense is that they will show somewhere around 3.2 percent fiscal deficit to GDP (for 2018/19). He appealed the officers to perform the role of trade facilitator to cut down costs, time and bring efficiency to the system.On the occasion, Mr Jaitley also launched ICETRAK app of CBEC.

by | January 30, 2018 | 10:57

Police told the media that they had arrested the 28-year-old accused, described as a daily wage worker. "My child is in critical condition now". The man assaulted the baby when her parents were away at work and had left her and her two-year-old sister with family members at their home in Shakurpur Basti, the police said on Monday.

by | January 30, 2018 | 10:46

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more about the flu . "It's an indication that flu season is not over yet - and that there is still plenty of reason to get a flu shot if you haven't done so already", the DPH said on its website .

by | January 30, 2018 | 10:24

After carrying out the murder , both the Afridi brothers took a flight to Saudi Arabia through Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad. It has also been reported that Afridi is the nephew of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) district president Aftab Alam.

by | January 30, 2018 | 09:55

The court had last week restrained the Election Commission from passing further orders regarding the issue, effectively ruling out bye-elections till the time it passes a final order in the case. The MCD also made a decision to stipulate an Additional Solicitor General (ASG) to present their case before the top court. The disqualification necessitates bypolls in the 20 Delhi constituencies the MLAs are from.

by | January 30, 2018 | 08:41

Trump lived in New York City the first few months of the administration so that her son could finish school". Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Jan 30 (NT): Not attracting much attention or publicity, the first lady of the United States of America, Melania Trump will be present at President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday evening.

by | January 30, 2018 | 08:04

Prior to Erdogan's speech, the Turkish Armed Forces launched an operation, dubbed Olive Branch, against Kurdish forces in Syria's Afrin district. However, Ankara's stated strategic goals for the operation codenamed Operation Olive Branch come with a great deal of bluster and little clarity.

by | January 30, 2018 | 06:51

In a surprise reversal , the Environmental Protection Agency announced it is withdrawing its plan to suspend environmental protections for an area of Alaska that is home to the world's most valuable wild salmon fishery. The Army Corps has initiated a thorough, fair review, Collier said. "We'd encourage all Alaskans and all interested stakeholders to participate fully in the thorough, objective and rigorous review of the Pebble Project".

by | January 30, 2018 | 06:31

It's unclear whether House Republicans will act on DACA , though, regardless of what the Senate is able to pass. "Lindsey Graham does not get to speak out on behalf of the country", Conservative Virginia Rep. Republicans control both chambers of Congress as well as the White House, but were unable to convince enough Democrats to cross the aisle on Friday to reach the 60 votes necessary to override the filibuster and pass a short-term funding measure to keep the federal government ...

by | January 30, 2018 | 06:29

Brown, 71, surrendered to Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Coleman in Sumterville, Florida, 20 minutes before her deadline after being convicted of 18 federal fraud and corruption charges, the Daily Mail reported . But where Corrine Brown will serve her sentence is the minimum security satellite camp that houses female offenders. "I saw emotion. I didn't see nervousness or fear", Cobaris told TV reporters in attendance.

by | January 30, 2018 | 06:23

One report is expected to list wealthy Russian oligarchs with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, and a second is expected to outline the impact of imposing sanctions on Russia's sovereign debt. Nauert added that the effects of the law targeting Russian defense sales were "beginning to become apparent", without citing specifics. A 29 January 2018 deadline has passed without the Trump administration using the authority granted in legislation signed by the president last August to ...