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by | December 15, 2017 | 13:39

The aid group said that the "conservative" figures were based on surveys of survivors in refugee camps. The U.N. Human Rights Chief condemned attacks against the Rohingya in Myanmar on December 5 and called for a criminal investigation into those involved in the violence.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:24

The EU first agreed to impose economic sanctions against Russia in 2014 because of the destabilization of Ukraine by Russia , Anadolu Agency reported . "There is not enough progress in order to end the sanctions - there was general support for doing anything to push the Minsk process forward", she said .

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:07

While it was originally reported on Thursday that Nazareth mayor Ali Salam would protest the US' recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital by cancelling Christmas celebrations, this policy was later clarified to explain that only "artistic performances on stages" would be eliminated.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:08

The country has ditched plans to buy 18 new F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets from Boeing amid a trade dispute with the U.S. OTTAWA-Ottawa is launching yet another process to buy fighter jets and it's putting prospective bidders on notice that it intends to weigh a company's "economic harm" to Canada when it comes to picking a victor.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:47

After an acrimonious campaign, voting for the second and final phase of the Gujarat assembly elections is underway today in 93 seats in North and Central Gujarat . PM Modi, after casting his vote in Ahmedabad's Ranip, had walked a certain distance to greet people standing on both sides of the road outside the polling booth and stood on the foot-board of his vehicle, waiving to the crowd.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:43

Trump also said his administration has killed 1,579 proposed rules before they were adopted. Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Administrator Neomi Rao told reporters later Thursday that while the deregulatory push has been "pretty impressive".

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:29

Confirming the elevation, Congress' Central Election Authority Chairman Mullapally Ramchandran said the committee had received 89 nomination papers, all proposing the name of Rahul for the coveted post. But, while expectations are high, Rahul Gandhi will need to fill the shoes of his mother. BJP leaders of Gujarat said, "It is a proof that Rahul Gandhi is not a Hindu".

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:31

Mathews said the Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) will be in constant touch with the telecom department on nuances of compliance with the March 31 deadline. Even HIV-positive patients are denied treatment if they do not have Aadhaar, Mr. Dhivan said. He added that the government should have sought a variation of orders limiting the mandatory use of Aadhaar.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:27

Previously, Instagram users can only interact with hashtags by searching for them under the Explore section or by tapping on a hashtag mentioned in a post. Allowing hashtag following will also allow the Facebook-owned Instagram to improve the targeting capabilities of advertisements, but the social network said that the move is not yet within their plans.

by | December 15, 2017 | 11:49

An escalation in Yemen, such as a successful strike by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels on a Saudi or Emirati city, could prompt Saudi Arabia, the U.A.E or even the U.S.to retaliate against Iran, the group said. "The US government has an agenda and is constantly at work to deceive the public into believing the cases they put together to advance it", Alireza Miryousefi, a spokesman for Iran's mission to the United Nations, said.

by | December 15, 2017 | 10:20

And if you think a Harvard acceptance is truly as good as it gets, think again. Getting into Harvard is a pretty big deal, which is why Ayrton Little's friends and family chose to film the incredible moment he learned he'll be in the graduating class of 2022.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:53

Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers. "Given North Korea's most recent missile test, clearly now is not the time", a White House National Security Council (NSC) spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:46

The brothers were last seen in John Skelton's backyard on the day they were supposed to be returned to their mother. Police confirm they found a box containing human remains, believed to be from three children, inside the shed in Missoula, Montana.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:26

Newman then found her way to the White House residence, where she tripped the alarms. It is unclear who did the escorting. Ms Manigault Newman's United States government email account was also reportedly no longer working on Thursday. Omarosa's role began to feel ill-defined, when chief of staff John Kelly took over in July. Sanders insisted at her briefing Thursday that the White House team is diverse "across the board".

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:19

Trump and First Lady Melania Trump ", reads the tweet revealing the portrait. In an address to the assembled military personnel and their kids , Melania said she hopes the giving spirit Americans showed over the course of an especially devastating hurricane season will continue over Christmas and into the new year.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:17

His lawyer, Jason Russo, said Mr. Homere had been making rap music as part of a community of Haitian rappers and trying to build a career when he was arrested on the bank robbery charges. The two men were taken to the hospital where Pickens was pronounced dead. In the days after the rapper's murder, many of his fans created a makeshift memorial at the crime scene, placing hundreds of candles and half-empty liquor bottles on the sidewalk and dozens of signs and photos on the exterior wall of ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:17

Our factories have left". They have two children and a third on the way, Trump noted as he introduced them. "They're even larger than anticipated", he said. In a flurry of last-minute changes that could profoundly affect the finances of millions of Americans, House and Senate negotiators agreed to expand a deduction for state and local taxes to allow individuals to deduct income taxes as well as property taxes.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:11

The agreement on the so-called de-escalation zones was signed by Russia, Turkey and Iran in May. A Su-35 fighter jet, which provided cover for the Russian planes, " rapidly approached " the F-22 from the rear and the USA warplane left the area afterward, the ministry added.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:09

The Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment warmly welcomed the recommendations of the committee to remove the Eighth Amendment in full from the Constitution and introduce legislation to allow access to abortion services. Ms Noone said she felt "so strongly" she would back the proposal. Other reforms backed by the committee are for abortion to be legal in cases of rape; if there is a real and substantial physical risk to the life of the woman; a real and substantial risk to the life of the ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:06

A Hamas cell from a Palestinian village near Nablus in the West Bank planned to abduct an Israeli soldier or a settler from a bus stop near Nablus, the Israel Security Agency, or Shin Bet, said in a statement released Wednesday. Two of them were intercepted by the military's Iron Dome, one hit an open field in the Eshkol region, and the fourth fell short of the border and struck a school run by the United Nations, according to Israeli officials.