World

by | December 02, 2018 | 15:19

Pakistan's rupee plunged nearly five percent to a record low Friday after what appeared to be a sixth devaluation by the central bank in the past year as the country struggles with an acute balance of payment crisis. Recently, the cash-strapped Pakistan's negotiations with the IMF for a bailout package faced difficulties as the worldwide lender sought complete disclosure of Chinese financial support and hiking of energy prices and levying more taxes.

by | December 02, 2018 | 14:25

Prime Minister Netanyahu is suspected of taking bribes and acting in a conflict of interest by interfering in regulatory decisions benefitting Bezeq and its majority shareholder Shaul Elovitch, including Bezeq's merger with the satellite TV company Yes.

by | December 02, 2018 | 14:11

Cronic TV also aired an image of the controversial character from the United States animated sitcom, which has been the subject of recent debate over racial stereotyping. In the film, Mr Kondabolu interviewed actors from South Asia about the perception of South Asians in American culture and how the character of Apu impacted their lives.

by | December 02, 2018 | 14:11

Any sleet or freezing rain is likely to be brief enough to limit any possible ice concerns. Rain will likely begin at about 2 a.m. and last into Sunday evening, mainly before 9 p.m., according to forecasters. West Michigan will see cloudy skies with rain moving in from south to north. Wind gusts can work upwards of 35 miles per hour as temperatures climb into the upper 30 and in some spots lower 40s.

by | December 02, 2018 | 13:00

However, no foul play was suspected. 'Scott Stearney was a decorated naval warrior, ' he added. The commanding admiral took charge in May of the Navy's Fifth Fleet base in the Persian Gulf dictatorship, as well as a wider naval coalition based in Bahrain involving more than 20,000 U.S.

by | December 02, 2018 | 12:23

Also in attendance is China President Jinping Xi, who is embroiled in a bitter trade war with Mr Trump. The Ukrainian border service said Saturday that around 100 Russian citizens had been denied entry since the border restrictions went into effect Friday.

by | December 02, 2018 | 06:34

It wasn't discovered that the infant was missing until the vehicle arrived at the morgue in Brisbane. In a statement, Mr Bertrand said he was "totally embarrassed by the whole situation". Sunshine Coast Superintendent Darryl Johnson would "not confirm" the incident but said it was very sensitive information and police would not be commenting any further on the matter.

by | December 02, 2018 | 06:24

A man was proposing to his girlfriend in Times Square when he dropped the ring and it fell about 2.4 metres down a utility grate. Though the couple was unable to retrieve the ring, they're in luck - the NYPD's Special Ops unit "rescued it" and is hoping to return it.

by | December 02, 2018 | 05:27

Former United States president George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94. "Read my lips, no new taxes", which Bush said when he accepted his party's nomination at the Republican National Convention, became the most repeated, cited and mocked line of his entire presidency-even though he uttered it before he was elected.

by | December 02, 2018 | 05:15

He said he would meet with ministers when he returns to Paris to discuss how to respond. Earlier this week, he tried to strike a conciliatory tone, saying he was open to ideas about how the fuel tax could be applied. 1, 2018. Along the Champs-Elysees, which was cordoned off, peaceful protesters held up a slogan reading, "Macron, stop treating us like idiots!" Chantal, a 45-year-old who came from Lorraine in eastern France to attend the protest with her husband and two children, said ...

by | December 02, 2018 | 04:31

South Korean troops guided the North Korean defector to safety after surveillance equipment detected him crossing an eastern section of the so-called Military Demarcation Line that bisects the peninsula, the military said in a text message.

by | December 01, 2018 | 23:28

In audio of the conversation, the Saudi royal can be heard saying "Don't worry, ' to which Macron replies: 'I am worried". Mr Macron looked rather sternly at the crown prince , while the Saudi nodded his head and smiled. Proposed US congressional legislation on Yemen, even if passed, is unlikely to impact on Saudi Arabia's ability to pursue the war in Yemen due to available Egyptian, Emerati, and Israeli support.

by | December 01, 2018 | 23:16

Edward Burke's political grave Thursday while federal agents were still scouring his offices for evidence of something yet to be revealed. The U.S. attorney's office and the local Federal Bureau of Investigation said agents executed " search warrants at multiple locations" in Chicago .

by | December 01, 2018 | 21:38

Schumer, the Senate minority leader from NY, blames Trump for holding up spending talks, as tensions heat up over border security spending. US lawmakers must act to pass a spending bill by December 7 to fund some government agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security that oversees the border and immigration.

by | December 01, 2018 | 20:30

He becomes the seventh minister to resign from the Government since Mrs May unveiled the draft Withdrawal Agreement two weeks ago. However, with scores of Tory MPs now publicly opposed to the deal, Mr Gyimah's departure highlights the scale of the task facing Mrs May if she is to avoid a potentially crippling defeat in the Commons.

by | December 01, 2018 | 19:53

Paris police spokeswoman Johanna Primevert told French news broadcaster BFM TV that 10 police officers had received minor injuries. In Paris, masked and hooded protesters picked up and hurled crowd barriers and other projectiles in running battles with police on and around the world famous Champs Elysees boulevard.

by | December 01, 2018 | 18:54

But Rudy Giuliani , Trump's lawyer, said Cohen's version of events matches what Trump gave Mueller in his written responses to some of the special prosecutor's questions. But the president's former campaign chairman may also face more charges, too, stemming from the special counsel's conclusion that he lied repeatedly to the government after signing a plea agreement to avoid his second trial .

by | December 01, 2018 | 18:00

The two countries are also at odds militarily over China's extensive claims in the South China Sea and USA warship movements through the highly sensitive Taiwan Strait. Argentina is the first South American country to host the G-20, and officials have the added challenge of ensuring that chaos is better contained than it was at last year's meeting in Hamburg, Germany, where clashes broke out between police and protesters.

by | December 01, 2018 | 17:55

Of some of his more recent claims to murder, police corroborated his involvement in 34 of those cases, with "many more pending confirmation", according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The FBI say that Little has confessed to 90 killings in total - stretching states across the breadth of the USA, from California to Maryland. The murder convictions led to Little being referred to the FBI's Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP) - a scheme that works to analyse serial offenders ...

by | December 01, 2018 | 16:11

He and eight other members of the Problem Solvers Caucus also wrote a letter demanding major House rules changes before members could support Pelosi. The vote wasn't without controversy, however. The California Democrat had no challenger, but will need a majority of votes from the full House to become speaker when the new Congress convenes in January.