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by | May 02, 2019 | 06:38

Clashes left dozens injured on Tuesday after Guaido called for the military to rise up against Maduro . The dramatic events that led to violent clashes Tuesday between protesters and troops loyal to the embattled president seemed to indicate that there was no quick end in sight to the nation's protracted power struggle.

by | May 02, 2019 | 06:41

Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said Tuesday that Barr had called Mueller to discuss the letter . Ultimately, Barr waited to release the full report at one time, with redactions. Barr told the committee that it would have been "inappropriate" to release the report without deciding "yes or no" whether the evidence was enough to charge the president since it was something Mueller had not concluded.

by | May 02, 2019 | 04:42

Suthida is reported to be 40 years old and to have previously worked as a flight attendant for Thai Airways International. She was then appointed Commander of the Special Operations Unit of the King's Guard and promoted to the |rank of general on December 1, 2016.

by | May 02, 2019 | 04:28

Akihito , 85, was the first Japanese monarch to take the throne under a post-war constitution that defines the emperor as a symbol of the people without political power. The imperial couple will move to a temporary residence in Tokyo before settling at Togu Palace in the Akasaka Estate, now home to the incoming emperor - Crown Prince Naruhito - and his family, once renovation work is completed.

by | May 02, 2019 | 04:18

Amid apprehensions that the toll could increase, Mungantiwar said that he had spoken with the concerned district and security agencies and would soon speak with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. "We are very firm in our belief that they need to be dealt with the full power of the state behind us". The state police chief asserted that the attack will not deter the forces from continuing their operations against the naxals and vowed to give a "befitting reply".

by | May 02, 2019 | 03:51

Grassley's question followed up on a letter he sent to Barr last week asking whether or not the attorney general was looking into "whether DOJ or FBI officials had unauthorized contacts with the media" during the course of the Russian Federation investigation.

by | May 02, 2019 | 01:34

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death in a drug case, the second such ruling issued since a feud erupted between the nations after the arrest of a senior Huawei Technologies executive. Canada accused Beijing of arbitrarily applying the death penalty. "We are obviously particularly concerned when it is applied to Canadians". "We call on China to grant clemency for Mr.

by | May 02, 2019 | 00:34

Bamban said the technical aspects, city design and "master plan" for the construction of a new capital city would be discussed at the next meeting, local media reported. Jokowi ordered his cabinet on Monday to start work on relocating the capital outside of Java island that houses more than 60 per cent of the country's 264 million population as he seeks to ensure economic development of the country's far-flung islands.

by | May 01, 2019 | 23:56

This agreement was revealed in a totally confidential National Security Council meeting. Williamson, who rose quickly up the ranks of the governing Conservative Party after backing May to become prime minister in 2016, denied responsibility.

by | May 01, 2019 | 22:53

The U.S. central bank is keeping a key interest rate steady, despite urges from President Donald Trump to lower it in order to boost the economy. We have the potential to go up like a rocket if we did some lowering of rates, like one point, and some quantitative easing.

by | May 01, 2019 | 22:03

The Iranian Armed Forces are in charge of security of the Strait of Hormuz and "if anybody is to make the Strait of Hormuz unsafe, we will certainly counter it". The Iranian commander also claimed that Iran is in total control of the Hormuz. 'But in our country there is no such problem and the sale of weapons is banned, ' he told senior police officials, adding that people must be prevented from obtaining firearms illegally.

by | May 01, 2019 | 20:26

Analysts believe the letter by China's ambassador is an attempt to take advantage of this situation. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph newspaper, China's ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming defended Huawei as having a good track record on security and said Britain should "make decisions independently and in accordance with their national interests", Reuters reports.

by | May 01, 2019 | 20:24

All the released terrorists found safe houses in Pakistan and in years to follow masterminded many terror attacks in India and the killing of South Asia Bureau Chief of The Wall Street Journal, Daniel Pearl. France in a statement too welcomed Azhar's designation. "France remains mobilised at all levels and all fora to take effective measures against terrorism", it said.

by | May 01, 2019 | 16:31

If Rahul Gandhi is found guilty, there is a provision of cancellation of his Indian citizenship under Article 9 of the Indian Constitution. "I have not heard such a rubbish earlier", Priyanka Gandhi told the media here. The Congress president had claimed that the apex court has made it "clear" that Prime Minister Narendra Modi "committed a theft". Soon after the controversy, Rahul's sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra came forward and defended him and said "The whole of India knows that ...

by | May 01, 2019 | 14:18

She rejected his claim for leniency based on the almost seven years he spent in the Ecuadorian Embassy . Assange was accused of sexual offences in Sweden in 2010, and after exhausting his legal options against an extradition order, went to the Ecuadorian Embassy on June 19 2012.

by | May 01, 2019 | 13:53

The Thomas Cook report tells me three things: First, the rise of Tinder and Airbnb have lent to the dwindling appeal of looking for one-night romance on the floor of a discotheque and staying in a hostel. "Britain may be living through unique times from a political perspective, however our desire to holiday overseas is clear", said Will Waggott, Chief of Tour Operating for Thomas Cook .

by | May 01, 2019 | 13:10

Oil prices rose on concerns of a tighter oil market. There are numerous ways for exporting oil and U.S. may shut one of them, he said , adding, "there are still other ways [for Iranian oil exports] that U.S. "The market is now witnessing the largest number of barrels subject to potential outage in many years, between Venezuela, Iran, Nigeria, Algeria and Libya", said Leo Mariani, a KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.

by | May 01, 2019 | 11:17

The two suspects were ordered to be arrested by a Turkish court earlier this month on charges of "political and military espionage" and " international espionage ". Turkish authorities have claimed that Hasan committed suicide. Khashoggi was killed and dismembered on October 2 after he went to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain paperwork ahead of his upcoming marriage.

by | May 01, 2019 | 11:13

They were keen to get home to their families after the hoisting only began at about 7.30pm. Management teams need to assess the shaft infrastructure before the miners can be freed. Mantashe commended the successful rescue of the mineworkers using an alternative exit route for them to return to the surface without any injuries reported.

by | May 01, 2019 | 11:02

He also said all past governments in India had faced such biases in national and state elections. "They are being supported by the local machinery and we demand deployment of central forces in all polling booths", Naqvi said. Maidul Islam, a professor of political science at Kolkata's Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, said long queues outside polling stations would indicate whether Modi's national security pitch was working.