by | March 01, 2018 | 12:39

President Recep Erdogan of Turkey has been criticized after telling a six-year-old girl that she would be honored if "martyred" in fighting, with the remarks regarded as "child abuse" by some. On Monday (Tuesday NZT), Turkey sent special forces to the Afrin region after Ankara said a United Nations resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire throughout Syria did not apply to its offensive.

by | March 01, 2018 | 12:06

Iran's envoy to the United Nations added that the United States wanted to use the UN Security Council meeting to put pressure on Iran, but failed due to Russia's veto. The UNSC resolution aims to prolong the experts' mandate in Yemen, not to form an anti-Iran coalition in the region, Nebenzia pointed out. Nebenzia noted that Russian Federation wished no misunderstanding on the matter and it fully endorses the majority of the provisions set forth in the resolution , but " cannot ...

by | March 01, 2018 | 12:00

The rally was driven by a report by Morgan Stanley, which estimated GDP growth for the third quarter at 7%. The index had gained 626.25 points in the past two sessions on the back of unabated buying by domestic institutional investors. Other stocks which constitute the barometer index include those of ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, PowerGrid, Hero MotoCorp , Coal India , Dr Reddy's Labs, HDFC, Hindustan Unilever, Bajaj Auto, Yes Bank, Asian Paint, Reliance Industries, ONGC, Tata Steel, NTPC, ...

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:58

Allen Lamont Smith , 42, was arrested at Oakland International Airport prior to the United States dollars basketball team's flight back to San Diego following a 64-61 win over the University of San Francisco in last night's regular season finale.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:53

A plea lodged by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) demanded the election commission to denotify PML-N as a party registered under a member of a political front who was disqualified by Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) over corruption. The Central Working Committee of the PML-N met in Lahore to elect Shehbaz Sharif as party's acting president. In the meeting, the former prime minister has been elected as Quaid (supreme leader) of the party for life.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:50

The Post cited US intelligence officials, who said the Russians tried to make the hack appear to be initiated by North Korea. A high-ranking delegation led by Kim Yong Chol (C), vice chairman of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, crossed the inter-Korean border via land route and arrived in South Korea on February 25, 2018.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:30

The take-home message is that both diets are equally effective in preventing cardiovascular disease risk factors, say the Italian authors. The Mediterranean diet is consistently heralded as one of the most healthful eating styles . A lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet excludes meat, poultry, fish, seafood, and any foods that are derived from them, but it includes eggs and dairy products such as milk, yogurt, and cheese.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:21

Brown's short-lived leadership campaign, which was triggered by his resignation as party leader last month amid sexual misconduct allegations, was marred by internal party accusations of corruption and misconduct. "He is right to focus on clearing his name". Brown vehemently denied those allegations as well, and in his interview with the Sun said the young woman had in fact, kissed him, not the other way around, and that seeing she'd been drinking and figuring she'd be embarrassed he ...

by | March 01, 2018 | 09:49

In a related development, the Joint Forum of Delhi Government Employees also rejected mediation by Delhi Minister Rajender Pal Gautam, the "peacemaker" appointed by the AAP Government, who said the attitude of officers "is not correct" and "they should show a positive response to Government efforts to end the current crisis".

by | March 01, 2018 | 06:38

Unsurprisingly, the response to the piece - which focused largely on Ardern's private life and not her policies - was somewhat less than complimentary. 'If you say somebody is attractive, my thesaurus defines it as 50 choices from good looking to gorgeous to likeable, there is so many different meanings'.

by | February 26, 2018 | 15:06

Not counting the mostly South Korean hockey squad, the North's best performance came from figure skaters Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik, who finished 13th in pairs. "It's hard to fathom that just making arrangements for the athletes to compete together will lead to the much more difficult and must more substantive questions that need to be resolved if there's going to be a de-nuclearization in the peninsula and peace here in the peninsula, which is what everybody wants", Risch said in an interview ...

by | February 26, 2018 | 13:28

The regime in Pyongyang had sent high-level official delegations to both the opening and closing ceremonies and had 22 athletes competing in events including skating and Alpine skiing. Pence and Kim Yo Jong were both present at the February 9 opening ceremony of the Olympics. Moon met Kim in Pyeongchang, where the Olympics were held, before the closing ceremony, the South Korean government said.

by | February 26, 2018 | 13:23

Last week, another Turkish woman and 10 others of varying nationalities were sentenced to death and life in prison for alleged ISIS membership. Four of the women - all of whom were dressed in black - were accompanied by young children, he said.

by | February 26, 2018 | 13:00

According to a report published Friday by Yahoo Sports , documents from the investigation show that Jackson's mother, Apples Jones, received a loan from a sports agent associate sometime before Jackson left for the National Basketball Association.

by | February 26, 2018 | 12:33

Alpine powers Switzerland, Austria and Norway won gold, silver and bronze respectively in a quickfire 16-nation knockout competition consisting of a series of head-to-head races with two men and two women on each team - a contrast with the usual spectacle of skiers racing down the course one by one.

by | February 26, 2018 | 12:16

The US warned Pyongyang of "maximum pressure" towards denuclearisation on Saturday as Ivanka Trump kicked off a visit to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics - where she looks likely to avoid North Korean officials. Sanders said the U.S., South Korea and the worldwide community "broadly agree" that denuclearization must be the outcome of any dialogue with North Korea.

by | February 26, 2018 | 12:04

Yet North Korea is showing no signs of relinquishing its position as a nuclear state. The sight of North and South Korean hockey players hugging and tearing up after the unified team's final match touched many fans, despite initial opposition in the South to the formation of the team.

by | February 26, 2018 | 11:37

Kim Yong Chol, a senior official of the North's ruling Worker's Party in charge of inter-Korean relations, made the remarks at a meeting Sunday with Moon in Pyeongchang , South Korea, the host city for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games . Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the President's daughter has "been part of the team" as the White House puts pressure on North Korea. Ivanka Trump sat next to South Korea's First Lady Kim Jung-Sook, while seated behind her was Kim Yong-Chol.

by | February 26, 2018 | 09:38

While the party's delegates have expressed their approval for de Leon , Feinstein still seems in good position to win the Democratic primary. Delegates who withheld their support said they think Feinstein has been in Washington too long and hasn't stood strong enough for immigrants.

by | February 26, 2018 | 09:30

And while there were no reported tornadoes in Missouri, an extreme storm system caused widespread damage. A day after a tornado killed a 79-year-old woman in her home near Adairville, Kentucky , family members were trying to salvage personal effects from the house.