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by | July 19, 2019 | 11:31

The Transitional Military Council will appoint the chairman of the Sovereign Council for 21 months followed by a chairman chosen by the FFC for the remaining 18 months. Some had misgivings about parts of the agreement, however, criticizing it for not immediately handing power over to civilians and not allowing for an outside investigation into the deaths of protesters.

by | July 19, 2019 | 11:27

Guzman has been largely cut off from the outside world since his extradition in 2017 and his remarks in the courtroom could be the last time the public hears from him. Experts say he will likely wind up at the federal government's Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado, where inmates are held alone for 23 hours a day and have little human interaction.

by | July 19, 2019 | 11:22

Kamala Harris all climbing the polls and winning over supporters O'Rourke needed. He set a fundraising record in that race, bringing in over $80 million. Top-tier contenders have raised gobs of money. President Donald Trump built his 2016 campaign on small donors and still spends heavily to reach his grassroots base.

by | July 19, 2019 | 10:27

Hayatullah Hayat, the provincial governor for Kandahar , said Afghan security forces had launched a "clean-up operation" to see if any attackers were remaining. Mateen Mujtaba, who headed an army division in Ghazni province, was conducting a security check in Qarabagh district when an Afghan soldier started shooting.

by | July 19, 2019 | 09:56

Dr Yang, who has been an Australian citizen since 2002 and holds a doctorate from the University of Technology Sydney, was living in NY as a visiting scholar at Columbia University. Although his recent writing has mostly avoid Chinese politics, Yang first became prominent in the early 2000s when he earned the nickname of "democracy peddler".

by | July 19, 2019 | 09:53

The primary goal of Ardern's visit is ostensibly to deliver a speech to the Australia New Zealand School of Government, postponed in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack, as well as catch up with Australian counterpart Scott Morrison .

by | July 19, 2019 | 09:22

Abbasi's PML-N already has been locked in a political dispute with the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan. "You are requested to appear on 18-07-2019 at 10 am at NAB [National Accountability Bureau] Islamabad before Investigation Officer Malik Zubair Ahmed, deputy director, for discussion and recording your statement being minister of petroleum and natural resources on LNG [liquefied natural gas] terminal", the notice from the anti-corruption bureau said.

by | July 19, 2019 | 09:24

Justin Trudeau has toughened his stance against the inflammatory rhetoric of Donald Trump after the Prime Minister was criticized for his conciliatory tone confronting racist comments. Canada and the European Union are close to agreeing to a possible temporary solution to save the World Trade Organization (WTO) from paralysis induced by the Trump administration's policy of blocking appointments to the global trade body's dispute resolution mechanism, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on ...

by | July 19, 2019 | 09:20

Myanmar Armed Forces Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, seen here in July 2018, has been slapped with sanctions by the United States. Think your friends would be interested? Attacks on guard posts by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), a Rohingya militant group, on August 25, 2017, triggered a campaign of violence by Myanmar forces targeting the Rohingya, including killings, torture, rape, and village burnings in Rakhine.

by | July 19, 2019 | 09:18

Larak is a smaller island just southeast of the larger Qeshm Island. The tanker's 12 man crew have all been arrested. Instead, he authorized a cyberattack against Iran . Tehran says it will continue to reduce compliance with the accord until it is allowed to resume normal oil sales, and has demanded European parties to the deal rein in the United States.

by | July 19, 2019 | 09:14

He stepped down after coming under scrutiny for giving a lenient plea deal to wealthy financier Jeff Epstein, who was charged with sex crimes that involved underage girls in 2008. Scalia, 55, if confirmed by the U.S. Senate, would replace Alex Acosta . Furthermore, Scalia used to be a obvious assistant to Attorney Usual Invoice Barr - when he used to be the lawyer frequent for the primary time, in President George H.W.

by | July 19, 2019 | 08:52

The lawmakers pointed to the administration's immigration policies in particular. Trump tweeted Monday, "So many people are angry at them & their frightful & disgusting actions!" They also come as Trump eyes re-election in the November 2020 election following his 2016 victory, which drew heavily on attacks against immigrants and has since stoked racial tensions nationwide.

by | July 19, 2019 | 07:53

Fifty residents have been evacuated from the suburb of Northwood and emergency crews have cordoned off the scene. The blast caused roof tiles and insulation to rain down across the neighbourhood. "It was more than an natural disaster, you'd think a bomb had gone off", the newspaper quoted the worker as saying. Police did not identify the cause of the incident but suspect it was a gas explosion.

by | July 19, 2019 | 07:25

We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. The opening of today's Prime Ministers Questions was dominated by the issue of antisemitism within the Labour party . "Anti-Semitism has no place in our society or any of our parties and no place in any of our dialogue", said Corbyn.

by | July 19, 2019 | 05:17

The FAA "is following a thorough process, not a prescribed timeline, for returning the Boeing 737 MAX to passenger service", an agency spokesman said. United Airlines Holdings, American Airlines Group and Southwest Airlines Co have removed the plane from their schedules through early November .

by | July 19, 2019 | 03:49

Jailed British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday. He says he is "hopeful" this means she will be receiving better treatment and care. Mr Ratcliffe said: "Nazanin hoped that her hunger strike would move the Iranian authorities, and it clearly has".

by | July 19, 2019 | 01:32

The bill cites the First Amendment , the Boston Tea Party and boycotts against Nazi Germany to support its cause. Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) are both supporters of the BDS movement - Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - created to put pressure on Israel over its treatment of Palestinians.

by | July 19, 2019 | 01:35

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Thursday moved the confidence motion in the state Assembly with the 14-month old Congress-JDS government headed by him hanging by a thread after a rebellion by a section of ruling coalition lawmakers.

by | July 19, 2019 | 01:24

Epstein was known for socializing with politicians and royalty, with friends who have included Trump, former President Bill Clinton and according to court papers, Britain's Prince Andrew . Assistant US Attorney Alex Rossmiller told the court Epstein had "piles of cash", "dozens of diamonds" and a fake foreign passport that listed his residence as Saudi Arabia when US authorities raided his NY home.

by | July 19, 2019 | 01:02

Critics of Berkeley's measure have voiced disdain towards Robson and others insisting their time could be better spent on what they deem "more important" or urgent topics. "In recent years, broadening societal awareness of transgender and gender nonconforming identities has brought to light the importance of non-binary gender inclusivity".