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by | July 08, 2019 | 19:56

Over the last couple of years, investors have been anxious over President Erdogan's increasing influence on the economy and monetary policy. "Likely the firing of the central bank chief was the last straw", BlueBay Asset Management's Tim Ash said, adding the departure of a respected official like Babacan was "a big blow to Erdogan" which could also see Babacan set up a rival party.

by | July 08, 2019 | 19:56

Lubanga was convicted by the ICC for the use and recruitment of child soldiers in March 2012 and sentenced to 14 years in prison. The charge sheet is long, and harrowing: women and young girls raped or kept as sex slaves, civilians murdered, children conscripted into his rebel forces and used to fight on the frontline.

by | July 08, 2019 | 17:44

Three members of a family were killed by a Russian air strike on the town of Morek, in neighboring Hama province, the Observatory reported. Rising military fatalities in Idlib , the last rebel stronghold in Syria's civil war, could force the Turkish government to review its strategy there.

by | July 08, 2019 | 17:42

Tories outline for "alternative parliament" to stop no-deal Brexit . Boris Johnson , the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister this month, has said Britain must leave the European Union on October 31 with or without a deal.

by | July 08, 2019 | 17:30

Investigators say Lenise returned to the store the show his receipt. But he was still charged and is now in jail awaiting a bond which will be set by a judge today. The video has gone viral, but it's not known where the incident took place or when. "We're guarding our Blue Bell Ice cream for your Weekend party, what a great way to cool down in the Hot Texas heat!" the post said.

by | July 08, 2019 | 17:28

Another three people, all Spaniards and aged between 18 and 38, were also hurt during the run. The festival regularly stokes debate about the treatment of animals. The bull races attract about one million people to the San Fermin festival. Thousands of runners, dressed head to toe in white, with bright-red neckerchiefs, gather every year for the traditional morning run, after which the animals are kept in the bullring until the afternoon's fights.

by | July 08, 2019 | 16:08

Boeing 737 Max planes have been grounded worldwide since March, following the demise of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that nosedived multiple times before crashing shortly after takeoff, taking the lives of everyone aboard. There were also reports over the weekend that Europe's aviation regulator has asked for a number of issues to be addressed, including a concern about the jet's autopilot that had not previously surfaced.

by | July 08, 2019 | 16:09

The ship was docked at San Juan, Puerto Rico at the time. Police launched an investigation, and Secretary of State Luis G. Rivera Marín arrived at the boat to help with any procedure. "At this time (the Division of) Homicide is in place". They are now interviewing passengers and watching the ship's CCTV. An American family's cruise vacation has ended in tragedy with the death of a little girl who fell from the vessel at a port in Puerto Rico.

by | July 08, 2019 | 15:46

A 73-year-old South Korean man has defected to the North in an extremely rare case. The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in Pyongyang to settle permanently, state media have said. Before his latest trip to North Korea, Choe was a member of a "Chondo" church in South Korea and was engaged in inter-Korean engagement movements, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported, citing an unidentified church official.

by | July 08, 2019 | 15:34

The family picture comes as Harry and Meghan faced public backlash over their insistence at keeping son Archie Harrison's christening private. In one snap, Archie sits on his mom's lap in the Green Drawing Room, and is surrounded by dad Prince Harry , Prince William and Kate Middleton , Meghan's mom Doria Ragland and Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla.

by | July 08, 2019 | 14:28

British Airways could be fined just over £183 million for the data breaches which affected its systems a year ago. He said BA had "found no evidence of fraud/fraudulent activity on accounts linked to the theft" and apologised to customers for "any inconvenience this event caused".

by | July 08, 2019 | 11:44

District magistrate NG Ravi Kumar said the accident took place at 4:30am when the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) bus from Avadh depot in Lucknow was heading towards Delhi's Anand Vihar depot. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed condolences and has ordered a 3 member probe including the Transport Commissioner, IG Agra and Divisional Commissioner to prove the incident and submit a report in 24 hours.

by | July 08, 2019 | 05:46

The report said Sigley "honestly admitted his spying acts... and repeatedly asked for pardon, apologizing for encroachment upon the sovereignty of the DPRK". North Korea, which closely monitors visitors and enforces a stringent information blockade on its citizens, is extremely sensitive about controlling the flow of information, which made Sigley, who had a lively presence on Twitter, an anomaly in the country.

by | July 08, 2019 | 04:44

Iraq is celebrating the Unesco World Heritage Committee's decision to name the historic city of Babylon a World Heritage Site in a vote held in Azerbaijan's capital, years after Baghdad began campaigning for the site to be added to the list.

by | July 08, 2019 | 04:24

Plantation Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the scene near an LA Fitness at the Market on University shopping center, located along Southwest 10th Street and South University Drive, at around 11:30 a.m., Saturday. "Then we felt the building shake and issues started falling". Nineteen people were transported to local hospitals, including one child. "We saw Good Samaritans carrying the injured", Hoffman said.

by | July 08, 2019 | 03:58

Prince Harry , 34, is said to be behind the secrecy around baby Archie's godparents because he wants his son to be a private citizen, it has been claimed. The Lily Font, a silver baptismal font commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert for Princess Victoria, was also used. The couple also shared a sweet black and white photo of them holding the baby.

by | July 08, 2019 | 02:57

According to diplomatic sources with good contacts in Washington and Seoul, a message that Trump arranged to be delivered to Kim in late June by a high-ranking official who met with North Korean counterparts indicated that he wanted to meet the North Korean leader at the Panmunjom border village.

by | July 08, 2019 | 00:48

A huge gas explosion has rocked a Florida gym leaving "multiple patients" and buildings badly damaged. NPR's Wade Goodwyn reported that the blast, which occurred at the Market at University shopping center, scattered debris for hundreds of yard and blew the roof off one section of the complex.

by | July 07, 2019 | 22:45

Fifty-six percent of Germans believe that Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen would not be a good president of the European Commission, according to a latest DeutschlandTrend survey. Dubravka Šuica, a member of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and deputy chair of the EPP group in the European Parliament, said she regretted that the concept of spitzenkandidat had failed, adding that the EPP did not want to "block the processes" agreed in Brussels and would support the Commission ...

by | July 07, 2019 | 22:44

Klobuchar, who launched her bid for the White House earlier this year, refused on Sunday to take sides in the battle between two other Democratic presidential hopefuls that spilled onto the debate stage two weeks ago. "I am not going to make promises to get elected". "I call it the Obama-Biden mess". When excerpts of his speech were released on Saturday, Harris spokesperson Ian Sams tweeted , "every candidate's record will (and should) be scrutinized in this race", adding, "It's a ...