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by | April 10, 2019 | 16:51

Adding further the minister said he is strongly rejecting the economic piracy measures of United States to do harm to Venezuela and steal its resources. Switzerland and the United States signed an agreement on Friday for the neutral country to represent USA interests in Venezuela, which broke off diplomatic relations with Washington after it recognised the opposition leader as president.

by | April 10, 2019 | 16:40

It had apparently burst on to the site through a gate used by emergency services. Albania-based foreign banks ship out hard currency through Rinasi Airport to Austria's capital because the central bank does not accept their deposits of hard currency.

by | April 10, 2019 | 16:30

Three months later, he was confirmed unanimously by the Senate to serve as nation's youngest attorney general, the top US law enforcement official. The launch coincided with Attorney General William P. Democrats wrangled with Barr at the hearing over his handling of the report and some accused him of playing favoritism for President Trump. Barr wrote that he and Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein weighed the evidence themselves and determined that they could not make a case that Trump ...

by | April 10, 2019 | 15:32

He says "the eyes of the world are on us". London motorists driving older, more polluting vehicles must pay a new charge from Monday as part of one of the world's toughest vehicle emissions programmes. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo are also working on a congestion pricing model that aims to reduce traffic and fund improvements to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) public transportation network.

by | April 10, 2019 | 14:14

The BBC's Brussels correspondent Adam Fleming said the document referred to an extension lasting "only as long as is necessary and, in any event, no longer than XX.XX.XXXX and ending earlier if the withdrawal agreement is ratified". "We've never been closed to the idea of finding an alternative solution to "no deal" within certain limits and not at any price", the aide said on condition of anonymity.

by | April 10, 2019 | 13:57

Six protesters were killed overnight in Sudan as anti-regime demonstrators staged a historic all-night sit-in outside the Army General Command in the capital Khartoum . Since the emergency rule came into effect, the demonstrations have been largely confined to the capital and its twin city of Omdurman, but organisers had called for widespread rallies and a march on the army headquarters on Saturday.

by | April 10, 2019 | 13:35

When a young Taiwanese woman named He took herself to a hospital this week complaining of a swollen eye, she expected to be treated for a simple infection. By that evening, the woman was experiencing sharp pains and watery eyes so she sought out medical advice, according to the outlet. While sweat bees tend to be a non-aggressive species of bees, they are known to be attracted to human sweat, hence, their name.

by | April 10, 2019 | 12:44

It disclosed that the company delivered 89 B737, two B747, 12 B767, 10 B777 and 36 B787 as well as one B777 on lease during the period. In the Q1 report, the company did not disclose how numerous 737s were the Max version that was grounded last month.

by | April 10, 2019 | 12:34

Moore reportedly works as a postal worker and has two kids, while Ravenelle has three children. The Dominican Republic is a popular choice for Spring Breakers and, in the resort-heavy area where the couple were staying, there are few safety concerns.

by | April 10, 2019 | 09:29

So unfair to the U.S. The Trump administration said last week it planned to expand the program of sending some migrants to wait out their US court dates in Mexican border cities under a policy known as Migrant Protection Protocols, or MPP.

by | April 10, 2019 | 08:59

John Edwards lambasted the social media giant on Twitter after it allowed the Christchurch attacker to livestream his massacre of 50 Muslims at two mosques in New Zealand in March. "It is a technology which is capable of causing great harm", he said , slamming the company's recent statements of support as "disingenuous". "It may be that regulating, as Australia has done just in the last week, would be a good interim way to get their attention and say: 'Unless you can demonstrate the ...

by | April 10, 2019 | 08:40

The 83-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader is under medication and likely to spend a day or two in the hospital, spokesman Tenzin Taklha said. The personal secretary played down the concerns of the Dalai Lama's followers, saying he is now "stable", but will remain hospitalised for a few days.

by | April 10, 2019 | 08:37

Mnuchin had not previously revealed that the White House was playing any official role in the Treasury Department's decision on releasing Trump's tax returns. That comment seemed to confuse Mnuchin, who did not know whether Waters was ending the hearing. And if the request ends up in the courts, the issue could linger unresolved until after the 2020 presidential election.

by | April 10, 2019 | 08:13

Improvised explosive devices were reportedly used to target Bijapur MLA Bheema Mandavi's convoy. Four personnel of Chhattisgarh State Police have also been killed. The state unit of the BJP also reacted angrily to the killing and alleged that state's new Congress regime has a nexus with the Maoists. According to reports Beema Mandavi is missing.

by | April 10, 2019 | 06:57

Donald Trump's move on Monday marked the first time Washington has declared another nation's military wing a terrorist organisation - in the same category as non-state groups such as Isis or al-Qaida. But he adds that many - including it seems some officials in the state department and the Pentagon - fear that this step could simply backfire as it could encourage the IRGC or its proxies to take action against U.S.

by | April 10, 2019 | 05:56

Iwaya says 12 other F-35s at the Misawa base will be grounded. The advanced single-seat jet was flying about 135 km (84 miles) east of the air base in Aomori Prefecture at about 7:27 p.m. The F-35 comes in three versions. Japan's first squadron of F-35s has just become operational at Misawa and the government plans to buy 87 of the stealth fighters to modernize its air defenses as China's military power grows.

by | April 10, 2019 | 03:27

Barr told lawmakers later in the hearing that he isn't planning to give an unredacted copy of the Mueller report to Congress absent the negotiations he said he would be open to undertaking with Nadler. The redactions will cover things that were revealed to the grand jury, things pertinent to ongoing investigations, things that might reveal intelligence sources and methods, and things related to people who were investigated but won't be prosecuted.

by | April 09, 2019 | 23:14

The popular NY rep was quickly accused of racism, some claiming that her accent was similar to Hillary Clinton's when she would speak to black people - which was widely condemned as racist. 'I'm proud to be a bartender . "There is nothing wrong with being a working person in the United States of America and there is everything dignified about it", she added.

by | April 09, 2019 | 22:44

The bomber struck as military personnel were conducting a security patrol near Bagram air base, a major air hub for foreign forces in Afghanistan , according Col. "My heartfelt prayers to the families of the Americans killed near Bagram". This comes amid creative diplomacy by the US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad who after assuming the office last September has traveled to the region five times where he conducted marathon discussions with the Taliban leaders in Doha Qatar and a ...

by | April 09, 2019 | 21:58

A simmering transatlantic trade row risked escalating on Tuesday after the US threatened to impose tariff counter-measures of up to $11.2 billion on a host of European products. "Instead of the USA making further threats, both sides should now keep a cool head and aim for de-escalation". An Airbus spokesman said it had taken measures to comply with "relatively minor" outstanding requirements required by the WTO and that U.S.