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by | December 19, 2018 | 21:55

The conflict between Russia and Ukraine have deteriorated recently after three ships of the Ukrainian Navy breached the Russian border and were promptly detained by the Russian coast guard after failing to respond to a demand to stop. An important element of the resolution is condemnation of Russia's construction and opening of the Kerch Strait Bridge as well as increase of Russian presence in the water areas of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.

by | December 19, 2018 | 21:08

He also dismissed the possibility of there being a second referendum , adding: 'There are a number of scenarios being floated in government without, I think, people really engaging on the consequences of that - either the effect to our democracy of not delivering on the referendum, not having Brexit - or the idea that we can cherry-pick and have some managed no-deal where the European Union will suspend its own red lines, which I don't think is feasible'.

by | December 19, 2018 | 20:58

Schumer, New York Democrat . The bill received a major boost last month when Trump endorsed it as "reasonable sentencing reforms while keeping unsafe and violent criminals off our streets". Prisoners are also ineligible to apply time credits if subject to a final order of removal under the Immigration and Nationality Act. -Encourages prisoners to participate in programs created to reduce the risk of recidivism, with the reward being an earlier release to a halfway house or home ...

by | December 19, 2018 | 20:14

Judge Ahmad Kamal Ariffin Ismail allowed Ng bail at RM1 million in two sureties for all charges and ordered him to surrender his passport to the court. Leissner and Ng were charged by the Justice Department on November 1. Meanwhile, Goldman has pledged to fight the charges, insisting it was misled by the former Malaysian government and 1MDB.

by | December 19, 2018 | 19:29

The prime minister says Opposition Leader Bill Shorten needs to make the case for such a reversal before Australians vote. Indonesia's foreign ministry spokesman, Arrmanatha Nasir, noted that Australia had not moved its embassy to Jerusalem and called on all members of the United Nations to recognise a Palestinian state "based on the principle of two-state solutions".

by | December 19, 2018 | 17:56

From Syrian President Bashar al-Assad greeting Bashir at the airport to Bashir's comments in support of Syria retaking its important place in the region, the meeting was heavily publicized by Syria's state-run news agency, SANA . As the war in Syria winds down in Assad's favor, some Arab nations have called for normalizing ties with Damascus and even of allowing it back in the Arab League.

by | December 19, 2018 | 17:39

The partnership with the SDF has outraged North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey , which views the US-backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) as an extension of a armed group fighting inside Turkey. But Ankara recently again voiced frustration about what it says are delays in the implementation of a deal with the USA to clear the YPG from the town of Manbij, located west of the Euphrates in YPG-controlled areas.

by | December 19, 2018 | 17:11

Trump's explanations of the payments have shifted over time. Cohen's relationship with Trump could best have been described as "tight", as Cohen used to have an office at Trump Tower 20 feet away from Mr. After earlier saying he knew nothing of the payments, Trump on Thursday said he never told Cohen to break the law. Moscow has denied it interfered in the election.

by | December 19, 2018 | 16:42

Dermophis donaldtrumpi is oddly enough not the first new species to be named after the U.S. president - that honor went to Neopalpa donaldtrumpi , a yellow-crowned twirler moth discovered previous year, whose distinctive head markings bear a resemblance to Trump's dubiously authentic hair.

by | December 19, 2018 | 15:56

The AfriForum group said Wednesday that it was informed by South African police about the warrant for Mugabe, who was accused of assaulting Gabriella Engels in a Johannesburg hotel a year ago. After the organisation won the court matter the case was referred to police for investigation, said AfriForum's Kallie Kriel. He added that police were seeking Interpol's help to enforce the warrant.

by | December 19, 2018 | 13:54

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's eldest, Yair, tweeted on Sunday that Facebook blocked his page for 24 hours over apparent anti-Muslim posts and called the leading social network a "dictatorship". Facebook then blocked Netanyahu for 24 hours over his violation of its community guidelines. Netanyahu's son has previously drawn media criticism for his posts on social media, including a year ago when he posted a meme mocking some of his father's critics, including American ...

by | December 19, 2018 | 13:24

But when asked at a regular press briefing on Wednesday (Dec 19), Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said: "I have not heard about this". Meng's father is the founder of Huawei, one of the largest technology developers in the world. By arresting Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou last week at the request of American authorities, Canada inserted itself in the middle of a political stare-down between China and the United States and we are paying a steep price for our action.

by | December 19, 2018 | 13:03

Suspended ceilings collapsed to the floor. Minister of Citizens' Protection Olga Gerovasili and the head of the Greek police have immediately arrived at the scene. Footages on local media stations showed a cloud of smoke rising from the building after the loud blast. ATHENS-A powerful blast smashed windows and wrecked offices at Greece's SKAI TV in Athens on December 17, in what officials called an attack on democracy.

by | December 19, 2018 | 12:42

The politicians had been demanding that he submit his new minority government to a confidence vote, but Mr Michel had so far refused and a confrontation seemed likely this week. "I am now going to see the king". The N-VA is the largest party in parliament. Michel insisted the pact provides an opportunity for better European and worldwide cooperation.

by | December 19, 2018 | 12:24

He added the women were travelling without a guide and were camping "somewhere near the Club Alpin Francais refuge at the base of Mount Toubkal". Morocco's interior ministry said it had arrested on person in Marrakesh on Tuesday, around 37 miles from where the women's bodies were found .

by | December 19, 2018 | 10:44

Historically, the " best " place to see a White Christmas locally, at about 10-20 percent, lies along and west of I-81. Forecast odds show a white Christmas will not be as widespread in 2018 as it was past year when just more than half of the lower 48 states in the US had snow on the ground.

by | December 19, 2018 | 08:42

Instead, a regulation was signed by Matthew Whitaker, the acting attorney general, on Tuesday. The use of bump stocks , which are devices that allow semiautomatic weapons to be converted into full-fledged machine guns, has been hotly debated by gun control and gun rights activists.

by | December 19, 2018 | 08:26

Moscow has denied it interfered in the election. Todd Young (R-IN) said in an interview this past weekend on IN Focus. Stephanopoulos then asked Giuliani whether the president knew Cohen was pursuing the Moscow Trump Tower into the summer of 2016.

by | December 19, 2018 | 07:21

He said "drug propaganda" is worse than cursing. However, other performers and communities are calling the crackdown "Soviet-Era censorship" as a spate of concerts have recently been cancelled by authorities. "I can only guess that he appears to Japanese women to be more manly than the average Japanese politician, that he is somehow seen as exotic, a powerful man who is physically different to what they see on a daily basis", Robert Dujarric, a professor of worldwide relations at the Tokyo ...

by | December 19, 2018 | 03:11

In June, the president said , "We are going to have the Air Force , and we are going to have the Space Force - separate but equal ". Expanding on the Trump administration's plans for the new unit during a visit to Cape Canaveral today, Mr Pence warned that the U.S.