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by | July 02, 2019 | 13:11

Beijing has largely sought to downplay the demonstrations that have highlighted doubts about the validity of its "one country, two systems" formula for governing the former British colony. Many Hongkongers are anxious that if the bill were to pass, Beijing could potentially pressure the city government to hand over citizens of any nationality to face trial in the Chinese regime's courts under false pretenses.

by | July 02, 2019 | 12:34

Normally, yellow jacket nests are much smaller and die out in the winter, leaving the queen to start a new colony come spring. Milder winters, coupled with an abundant food supply, have allowed some colonies to fearless the winter weather and fly into spring with higher-than-usual numbers.

by | July 02, 2019 | 11:58

Ryabkov also called for such a deal to be completed before a verdict is reached in the case of USA citizen Paul Whelan, who was arrested on spy charges in December. nationals wherever they are. The embassy said on Twitter on Monday that Russian authorities had rejected a request to ship a health care provider to seem Paul Whelan.

by | July 02, 2019 | 11:26

After the meeting, Bachelet said she had agreed with the government to evaluate its anti-torture policies. The decision to resume talks came as Maduro's government on Saturday released 59 Colombians who rights groups said were arbitrarily detained in 2016.

by | July 02, 2019 | 10:58

Politico notes that by the weekend after the debate, Harris had raised record amounts of money for her campaign, and Warren was hosting thousands of supporters at a rally in Chicago. The first post-debate Democratic primary poll from CNN showed a steep, 10 percentage-point drop in Biden's support , along with notable bumps in support for Sen.

by | July 02, 2019 | 10:31

However, as a White House advisor in the Trump administration, Ivanka is someone who chooses to be characterised by her father's politics. Particularly eye-catching was a video posted on Twitter of the first daughter injecting herself in a conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron , British Prime Minister Theresa May , Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , and International Monetary Fund chair Christine Lagarde .

by | July 02, 2019 | 10:17

One unconfirmed report said several people were killed. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement that a vehicle-borne bomb was detonated before "multiple" suicide attackers entered the Defense Ministry-related compounded and engaged Afghan security forces.

by | July 02, 2019 | 10:15

Rackete had 40 migrants on board her ship, who had been rescued from the waters off the coast of Libya. Carola Rackete remained under house arrest a day after her ship, the Sea-Watch 3, rammed the Italian border police motorboat that was blocking the entry to the port at Italy's Lampedusa island.

by | July 02, 2019 | 09:36

Several local train services, considered the lifeline of Mumbai , were cancelled or short-terminated as a temporary bamboo structure erected for civil work fell on an overhead wire near the Marine Lines station on the Western line, an official said.

by | July 02, 2019 | 09:31

Sudan's military leaders however have denied ordering the June 3 raid on the protest camp and said a crackdown on criminals nearby had spilled over to the sit-in. Ethiopia and the African Union are working to bring them to the negotiating table, as Sudan's military now says, it's ready to resume talks. The crisis began in December when Sudanese citizens held rallies to protest rising food costs, fuel shortages, women's rights, and the actions of Sudanese President, Omar al-Bashir, who ...

by | July 02, 2019 | 09:03

Sudan's military overthrew president Omar al-Bashir in April after months of demonstrations against his rule. The "million-man" march is seen as a test for protest organisers whose push for civilian rule has been hit by the June 3 raid on a Khartoum sit-in and a subsequent internet blackout that has curbed their ability to mobilise support.

by | July 02, 2019 | 08:56

US President Donald Trump said Monday that tanks and warplanes will take part at the event he's hosting - in a major change of tradition - to celebrate the July 4 holiday. The U.S. military has not used Sherman tanks since the 1950s. And we have some incredible equipment, military equipment on display. An Associated Press photographer says the two M1A1 Abrams tanks are with four other military vehicles on a freight train in a railyard at the southeastern edge of Washington .

by | July 02, 2019 | 08:39

Iran has also threatened to start enriching uranium above the agreed maximum purification level of 3.67 percent from July 7. Iran has carried out its threat to breach the 2015 nuclear deal , the Iranian foreign minister announced Monday, bringing the global agreement a step closer to potential collapse.

by | July 02, 2019 | 07:02

The coders from HCL had been working to specs established from Boeing engineers. Last week, Boeing said that it would take until at least September to solve 737 MAX software issues - later than airlines had been expecting - after USA aviation regulators uncovered a new problem during simulator sessions.

by | July 02, 2019 | 06:59

A crane lifted them and slowly placed them on the back of a truck to be taken to a portside factory for processing. Japan caught as many as 1,200 whales a year in the name of scientific research. He said Japan's commercial whaling will never harm whale stocks. The country's Fisheries Agency said Monday it had set a cap for a total catch of 227 whales through the season until late December - 52 minke, 150 Bryde's and 25 sei whales.

by | July 02, 2019 | 06:57

The last time Trump and Xi met - in early December at a G-20 gathering in Buenos Aires, Argentina - they also reached a cease-fire that injected new life into the talks. "The U.S. fear that Beijing will replace the U.S.as the global leader is exaggerated". "We feel the USA side is exerting extreme pressure", a Chinese diplomat told Reuters on Friday on condition of anonymity.

by | July 02, 2019 | 05:38

While Meghan said, "That is incredible."While Meghan was wearing a black Stella McCartney dress with a colour-coordinated belt, Harry chose a black Invictus Games polo with a pair of dark trousers". Abbie Kasparis, a former Lance Corporal in the British Army, threw one and the other was thrown by Ryan McIntosh, who served in the U.S. army. "So am I", replied the duke, prompting laughter from his wife and the players.

by | July 02, 2019 | 05:40

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump agreed at their meeting on Sunday to push forward dialogue for making a new breakthrough in the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula , North Korean state media said on Monday.

by | July 02, 2019 | 05:13

Trump caveated his statement by pointing out that the relaxation of the sales ban applied only to "equipment where there's no great national security problem with it". "I've agreed to allow them to continue to sell that product so that American companies will continue". He said any additional USA licensing "will be for what we call general merchandise, not national security sensitive", such as chips and software generally available around the world.

by | July 02, 2019 | 04:47

Afghan security forces are battling Taliban gunmen who launched an attack on a government building in the capital, Kabul . The country's football federation and a private school were also hit by the blast. "We strongly condemn the Taliban's latest brutal attack against fellow [Afghans]", the mission said. Two sources at the talks said direct negotiations were unlikely to go beyond Monday, but there was no word of any official suspension.