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by | February 15, 2018 | 10:22

On Tuesday, Erdogan told Greece , Cyprus and any worldwide companies exploring for gas in the Mediterranean not to encroach on Turkey's territory. The Cypriot government says it has a sovereign right to drill for gas and that if the search is successful, any income would be shared equitably if the island is reunified.

by | February 15, 2018 | 10:16

Assange denies the accusations. During his successful election campaign, U.S. President Donald Trump praised Assange's organisation for releasing hacked emails from Democratic National Committee (DNC) computers, telling a rally in October 2016 "I love WikiLeaks ".

by | February 15, 2018 | 09:58

Three of those four targets - the goal to close the gap in school attendance and halve the unemployment, school reading and numeracy gaps - are due to run out at the end of this year without ever being met. Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says the economy is key to closing the gap , and is expected to announce a range of new measures to "turbo-charge" the Indigenous business sector when he delivers the Closing the Gap report in parliament on Monday.

by | February 15, 2018 | 09:55

According to CNN , though Moon and Pence did not discuss the invitation during an afternoon meeting, a US official "added that Pence does not believe that the invitation dilutes the toughness of the United States pressure campaign on North Korea ".

by | February 15, 2018 | 09:43

Police Chief James Craig says Officer Darren Weathers, 25, was on a training mission when he got into an accident on Michigan Avenue at Clark Street. Craig said he met with Weathers' mother, father and an uncle, who also is a Detroit police officer.

by | February 15, 2018 | 09:32

Bennell has served three previous jail terms, totalling 15 years, for child sex offences against 17 young boys. He was cleared of three counts - as directed by the judge. But the court heard how he admitted to police that he had a grooming process and was attracted to teenage boys. Bennell denied abusing one boy but admitted that he had stayed at his house and slept in his bed.

by | February 15, 2018 | 09:28

Roughly an hour outside of Pyeongchang , the epicenter of the ongoing 2018 Winter Olympic Games, a gaggle of researchers and robots showed up in full force Monday to compete in their own tournament. For starters, they all had to be classified as a humanoid robot: each having to stand on two "legs" with elbows and knees complete with humanistic "joints".

by | February 15, 2018 | 09:24

The revised framework from the RBI comes at a time several large NPA cases are ongoing in various benches of the National Company Law Tribunal. Public sector banks had gross non performing assets (NPA) Rs 7,33,974 crore as of September 30, 2017, while private sector banks were burdened by Rs 1,02,808 crore bad loans .

by | February 15, 2018 | 09:00

The switch would be optional, and the changes phased in, to minimize confusion for workers and businesses. New York's first family has a new first dog. "The governor's 30-day amendments and the debate and discussion centered around how to react to the recent federal tax changes make one thing very clear - this year's state budget must prioritize making NY more affordable for taxpayers and their families", Flanagan said.

by | February 15, 2018 | 08:56

Robert Sinclair, the airport's chief executive, said today the evacuation zone has now been lifted and the airport will operate as normal. A new exclusion zone was implemented and residents within the area were asked, from early evening, to evacuate to temporary emergency accommodation which was provided by the local council.

by | February 15, 2018 | 08:53

Critics have questioned why the Duterte administration allowed China to undertake scientific research in Philippine Rise given Manila's long-standing territorial conflict with Beijing in the South China Sea, on the western side of the archipelago.

by | February 15, 2018 | 08:32

While the news on Furlong was more positive, confirmation that Henshaw's campaign is over comes as a blow Schmidt's men. Prop Tadhg Furlong, who suffered a minor hamstring injury against Italy , underwent a scan but was expected to be fit for the game against Wales in Dublin on February 24.

by | February 15, 2018 | 08:20

Indian shares opened higher on Monday, tracking a rebound on Wall Street Friday and a mixed trend across Asia this morning, after USA lawmakers managed to end a brief government shutdown with a bill raising spending caps and funding the government until March 23rd.

by | February 15, 2018 | 08:13

Lamoureux-Davidson, who is from North Dakota, broke the record of two goals in 8 seconds that Sweden's Carl Goran Oberg set at the 1960 Olympic Games in Squaw Valley, Calif. Bellamy scored off of a Lamoureux-Davidson assist. Her goal opened the scoring just 35 seconds into the game, when Melodie Daoust sent a pass across the face of the net to find Agosta in the crease for an easy finish.

by | February 15, 2018 | 08:09

The couple stole the internet's collective heart as they transitioned from anxiously embracing each other in anticipation to a celebratory hug complete with jumping and shouting. Kingsbury's second run was far from flawless, and his 82.19 was the second top score from round two. Beating the Quebecois was always going to be an ask - he is after all the most successful moguls skier of all time with 48 wins and six consecutive World Cup titles.

by | February 15, 2018 | 07:53

Negotiations to update the two-decade North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) could continue until next year, the Mexican Institute of Financial Executives (IMEF) said on Tuesday. Steve Verheul says that's because the talks are moving "a bit too fast". Representatives for Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo declined to comment.

by | February 15, 2018 | 07:37

Nagaland's election has ended even before the voters have voted. They had filed nomination for contest for the Northern Angami-II seat. 11 Northern Angami-II assembly constituency has been Neiphiu Rio's stronghold since his first electoral win in 1989 and which he retained consecutively in 1993, 1998, 2003, 2009 and 2013.

by | February 15, 2018 | 06:33

Steve Rollins with Portland Mountain Rescue was one of the volunteers that helped bring the climbers down. Jensen said it's imperative to get the stranded climbers off the mountain because a winter storm is expected early Wednesday. A rescue helicopter and ground teams attempt to reach stranded climbers on Mount Hood in OR on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. A spokesman for Portland Mountain Rescue said conditions in the crater area are unsafe due to falling ice and rock.

by | February 15, 2018 | 06:31

Kelly has said that he took action against Porter within 40 minutes of learning on February 8, when the accusations against were first reported by The Daily Mail , that the allegations against him were true. He said the inefficiency was "costing us millions of dollars", and hurting efforts to recruit and retain intelligence officials. Soon after that, the Federal Bureau of Investigation received a request for a follow-up inquiry.

by | February 15, 2018 | 06:26

Everyone on board the plane was killed, making it one of Russia's worst ever aviation disasters . The country's health minister said recovery of all of the victims' remains could take up to a week. Instead, Abbas will meet with Putin in Moscow in the latter part of Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Russian news agencies. Flowers are placed at an eternal flame and list of the dead in memorial after the Saratov Airlines crash.