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by | February 15, 2018 | 19:12

Eleven percent of the civilian casualties in 2017 were caused by unaccounted fire between Afghan troops and anti-government fighters. Pro-government forces caused a fifth of civilian casualties with 16 percent attributed to Afghan forces, 2 per cent to global forces and 1 percent each to pro-government armed groups and undetermined pro-government forces, the United Nations said.

by | February 15, 2018 | 19:04

There is no permanent presidential appointee at the Justice Department in charge of combating terrorism because a Republican senator has put discretionary federal marijuana enforcement above USA national security in his priorities. Skip to 13:36 or so. Right now, we're trying to confirm a number of important component heads at the Department of Justice. Our nominee to the National Security Division - the anti-terrorism division - was approved unanimously in the committee.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:54

The anti-poverty organization has been reeling since the Times of London reported last week that seven former Oxfam staff members who worked in Haiti faced misconduct allegations that included using prostitutes and downloading pornography.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:51

Islamic State has been routed from most of its territory but still holds pockets of the Euphrates River valley. Reacting to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said on Wednesday that Iran needed to withdraw its military forces from Syria, Ali Akbar Velayati, a top aide to Iran's Supreme Leader, stated: "Iran's military presence in Syria was based on invitation of the Syrian government".

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:48

Zijlstra was supposed to fly to Russia later on Tuesday for a meeting with his Russian colleague Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday, reports Xinhua. They had been due to discuss among other things the 2014 downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 shot down by a missile fired from territory held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:52

Legacy Private Comm reported 0.27% in The Home Depot, Inc . About 3.57 million shares traded. The company had revenue of $25.03 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $24.53 billion. Therefore 75% are positive. They set a "sector weight" rating for the company. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, January 24 report.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:36

Shortly after the verdict was read, Acting Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa said in a statement that the department was moving to terminate the employment of both officers, who have been been suspended without pay since they were indicted in March of past year.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:29

Civil constructions are taking place close to the peripherial areas and we are facing hardships to remove them."Whether to remove or not.and they are being constructed illegally or with permission.is being studied by me", she said". She said that the terrorists who sneaked into the family quarters of the camp belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammed, which is sponsored by Azhar Masood, who resides in Pakistan and derives support from the country's establishment.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:20

The amendment allows proscription of terrorist individuals and organisations that have been listed by the UNSC as terror organisations. FATF maintains a grey and blacklist that identifies countries supporting money laundering and terror financing.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:07

Rippon tweeted back to show his appreciation. Rippon's performance quickly became a fan favorite among American viewers, and his song selection boosted Coldplay's song "O" on the USA iTunes charts. When Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu didn't make the United States figure skating team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, they hunkered down together on Nagasu's roof and ate In-N-Out.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:04

He said: "We are going to join the DA motion on the dissolution". He said the EFF "at the first opportunity to lead a motion in Parliament, EFF will call on the dissolution of Parliament in favour of early elections". We will continue to be ever vigilant and hold government to account‚ and ensure we never again allow the rot to set it until it becomes too late. We can not continue to be in a state of limbo, we need to bring certainty that, yes we are now on course, and government and ...

by | February 15, 2018 | 17:46

Coca Cola Co now has $188.05 billion valuation. The stock price closed last trading at $104.60. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) has risen 9.26% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. Clinton accumulated 0.11% or 10,401 shares. Sheets Smith Wealth holds 0.23% in PepsiCo, Inc. Tirschwell Loewy accumulated 13,459 shares. Ycg Ltd owns 8,552 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio.

by | February 15, 2018 | 17:32

The drama brought nuclear-armed India and Pakistan to the brink of war. Islamabad: in what could be viewed as cosmetic action, the Pakistan's Punjab government has launched a crackdown on seminaries and health facilities run by the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief and 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Rawalpindi.

by | February 15, 2018 | 17:35

North Korea's leader has said he wants to boost the " warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue " with South Korea after his high-level delegation returned from a visit to the South . Kim Yo Jong delivered a letter from her brother at a visit to the South's presidential Blue House on Saturday, asking Moon to visit "at his earliest convenience" to which Moon replied both Koreas should try to make conditions that would make the visit possible.

by | February 15, 2018 | 17:30

Mayor Ann Louise Wagner told the paper she and the firefighters knew of Gilbert's sordid past in 2010 and that she won't reverse their decision to make him chief. State Representative Ryan Bizzarro posted on Facebook in regards to the Fire Chief with a criminal history. Though the position is unpaid, a 2001 conviction for engaging in sexual intercourse with a 4-year-old girl is enough to convince many in the tight-knit community that he should be disqualified from the position.

by | February 15, 2018 | 17:23

Rippon is scheduled to compete Friday in the individual figure skating event in PyeongChang , where he has the chance to bring home the gold. Karen Crouse , the author of the of the NYT piece, wrote how the skater, 2016, endured a daily diet of just three slices of whole wheat toasted bread, topped with just I Can't Believe It's Not Butter and three cups of coffee, which he sweetened with Splenda .

by | February 15, 2018 | 17:14

Given Barra's bold moves to streamline GM operations globally, including selling Opel in 2017 and withdrawing from the Russian market, it initially looked as though the company was preparing to call it a day in Korea . That's changed in recent years as labor costs there have increase and investments next door in China chipped away at the South Korean business's competitiveness, according to reports .

by | February 15, 2018 | 17:07

The school enrolls more than 3,150 students in grades 9 through 12, according to data from the 2015-16 school year. They did not specify when he was expelled or the specifics of his expulsion. "This teacher was apparently trying to help a student and got shot", the student added. US President Donald Trump sent his " prayers and condolences " to the families of those who died in the "terrible" shooting.

by | February 15, 2018 | 17:04

Porter resigned February 2 after his ex-wives went public with allegations of domestic abuse and said they spoke with federal authorities about the claims , prompting critics to question why he had remained employed in the Trump administration.

by | February 15, 2018 | 16:56

Yildirim said the Greek and Turkish military chiefs would meet on the margins of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels in May. The Turkish Coastguard blocked Greece's Defence Minister Panos Kammenos on January 28 from approaching a pair of islets in the Aegean, according to the Turkish media.