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by | March 18, 2018 | 17:58

The meeting was held yesterday at the request of Abbasi. "The Vice President stated that US efforts to eliminate terrorist groups who threaten USA security and the stability of the region will continue and noted that Pakistan could and should work closer with the USA", the White House said.

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:56

In Afrin, the Turkish military urged civilians to leave and Syrian Kurdish militiamen to surrender to the besieging Turkish forces. The General Command of the Army and Armed Forces announced on Friday that the Syrian Arab Army has retaken 70% of the areas controlled by terrorist groups in Eastern Ghouta , and secured the evacuation of thousands of civilians.

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:50

We call on Russian Federation to live up to its responsibilities as a member of UN General council to uphold peace and worldwide security, Declaration concludes. Britain, France, Germany and the United States condemned a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy and his daughter, saying there was "no plausible alternative explanation" to Moscow's involvement.

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:48

Various Palestinian groups called for a "day of rage" Friday to protest President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and his planned move of the USA embassy from Tel Aviv. Earlier in the day, at least one Palestinian man sustained injuries after Israeli battle tanks targeted the eastern part of the Gaza Strip. It said he had previously been imprisoned for security offences and was released a year ago.

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:33

The ministry also said all activities by the British Council, the UK's global organisation for cultural relations, would cease in Russian Federation and that the planned reopening of the British consulate in St Petersburg would no longer go ahead.

by | March 18, 2018 | 16:07

Raguso and Fire Marshal Zanetis bravely wore two uniforms in their extraordinary lives of service - as New York City Firefighters and as members of the United States Armed Forces", Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said Friday. Zanetis previously deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. After graduation, Zanetis joined the FDNY in 2003. The 30-year-old from Port Jefferson Station was the father of two young children.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:56

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights could not say who carried out the strikes on the town of Zamalka in a southern pocket of the enclave. "There was fierce fighting throughout the night.as the Turkish forces and their Syrian allies tried to break into the city", the Observatory said. This comes after a Russian air raid on the besieged Syrian enclave killed 70 people.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:33

Araqchi made the statement while speaking to reporters after the 11th meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in Vienna on Friday, according to a Farsi report by ISNA . withdraws, so long as Iran's interests are protected. Tillerson's firing and the choice of anti-Iran hard-liner Mike Pompeo to replace him have fueled speculation that Washington will pull out - a move that likely would kill the deal.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:09

According to authorities, a safety zone was being developed across the street and the county fire department says the injured victim is being treated at a hospital. No one else was harmed or fired at during the shooting. Jeffrey Simpson, 17, was shopping with his mother at a department store when an announcement came over the intercom about a threat outside the mall.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:12

Confirming the incident, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police SP Vaid said that the injured were rushed to a nearby hospital. "In village Devta 5 people died, 2 injured". We're assessing situation. Our teams are already on spot. "Firing is going on". Eyewitnesses told DH over phone that Pakistani troops used small, automatic weapons and mortar shells to target the border hamlets.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:03

The result of the by-elections came as anti-BJP parties joined hands to firm up a bigger anti-BJP alliance in the run up to national elections in 2019 when Modi seeks a second consecutive term in office. He had cited overconfidence and inability to understand the SP-BSP tie-up among the reasons for the BJP's defeat. The BJP leadership has called for analysis of the election results and introspection.

by | March 18, 2018 | 11:34

Britain called an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council in NY at which United Kingdom and Russian diplomats traded accusations, with Britain blaming the Russian state for the attack and Russia vehemently denying responsibility.

by | March 18, 2018 | 10:51

It ordered the diplomats to leave within a week. The pair remain critically ill in the hospital. The Foreign Ministry said it would also order an end to all activities of the British Council, Britain's worldwide organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities, and warned London that "if any further unfriendly actions are taken against Russia , the Russian side reserves the right to take other retaliatory measures".

by | March 18, 2018 | 10:46

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Friday it was "overwhelmingly likely" that Russian President Vladimir Putin was behind the poisoning of a Russian former spy, in the most direct British accusation against the Russian leader to date.

by | March 18, 2018 | 10:11

The court today heard the petition and would decide it tomorrow, according to Prasad's counsel. On January 24, this year a special CBI court sentenced Lalu and Mishra to five years in jail in a fodder scam case related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37.62 crore from Chaibasad treasury.

by | March 18, 2018 | 10:10

Darbhanga /Patna: Three people have been arrested in connection with beheading of the father of a BJP worker in Darbhanga , even as police asserted that the killing was the fall-out of a land dispute and "not in any way related to naming of a square after prime minister Narendra Modi ".

by | March 18, 2018 | 09:45

It's like watching one of those old Loyola Marymount games. UConn's 88-point margin of victory was the second-biggest in tournament history. They were one point behind Baylor's 89-point win over Texas Southern past year. Pine Bush graduate Kate Cain had four points and three rebounds for Nebraska in her NCAA debut. Chloe Jackson had 24 points for LSU (19-10). Duke (23-8) led only 32-31 at halftime before outscoring Belmont 21-9 in the third period.

by | March 18, 2018 | 09:46

Petersburg. US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron backed the United Kingdom in a joint statement with May on Thursday and said there's "no plausible alternative explanation" to Russian responsibility.

by | March 18, 2018 | 09:37

Heavy bursts of rain and non-severe thunderstorms could start as early as 10 PM Sunday night and last throughout the early morning commute Monday . Rounds of showers and thunderstorms could continue into Tuesday afternoon. A lull in rain and storm activity should commence through Monday afternoon.

by | March 18, 2018 | 09:18

Zuma on the charges listed on the indictment [against him]", NPA head Shaun Abrahams said from the capital Pretoria. Zuma, who was forced to resign by his ruling African National Congress (ANC) last month, was at the centre of a 1990s deal to buy European military kit that has cast a shadow over politics in South Africa for years.