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by | July 23, 2019 | 02:10

Dec 27, 2017 - The head of Russia's Rostec corporation Sergei Chemzov says the S-400 contract is worth $2.5 billion, according to Kommersant daily. Cavusoglu added that he did not expect the U.S. "Moscow and Ankara are holding consultations in the area of the licenced production of the S-400 air defence system parts", Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency quoted Chemezov as saying.

by | July 23, 2019 | 01:59

Neighbors told News.com.au they rushed to the home after hearing a "violent argument", but discovered the 57-year-old's head lying on the sidewalk. Detective Superintendent Brett McFadden on Sunday alleged the mother and daughter had been arguing before the dispute turned violent, with neighbours raising the alarm.

by | July 23, 2019 | 01:17

It confirmed a punitive costs order made against Mkhwebane by the High Court past year for using flawed methods in an investigation she conducted in 2017. The saga has proven a headache for Ramaphosa, who has staked his reputation on cleaning up deep-rooted corruption and reviving Africa's most developed economy, providing ammunition for enemies including an ANC faction loyal to his predecessor Jacob Zuma .

by | July 23, 2019 | 01:10

Trump indeed returned once more guests arrived and attendees started chanting "USA" and "New York". He was there for the weekend. Her dress featured President Trump's "Make America Great Again" across the front, and even had a train with the words "Trump" on it.

by | July 23, 2019 | 00:26

A spokesman for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police of British Columbia apologised for the "technical difficulties", and explained that an " automatic setting " on Facebook Live had been switched on. The young couple's bodies were discovered along the Alaska Highway, 20 kilometres south of Liard Hot Springs, a popular tourist destination in B.C.

by | July 23, 2019 | 00:24

However, the document rejects the emergence of hostile forces inside and outside China, especially separatists, religious extremists and terrorists, who have tried to divide China by distorting history and events. Omir Bekali cries as he details the psychological stress endured while in a Chinese internment camp. And, reports suggest that dozens of mosques have been destroyed in China's crackdown.

by | July 23, 2019 | 00:24

But the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said there is "nothing to indicate" that the double murder of Australian Lucas Fowler, age 23, and United States citizen Chynna Deese, age 24, was related to the discovery of a burning vehicle and a man's body some 500km south, and the disappearance of two Canadian teenagers.

by | July 22, 2019 | 23:44

Mueller's appearance may be a make-or-break moment for House Democrats to deliver on their promises to investigate Trump and those around him. House Republicans will get nearly half the five hours of testimony, and they've indicated that they will play it by ear as to whether to treat Mueller as a friendly witness or an adversary, depending on how narrowly he hews to the specifics of his report .

by | July 22, 2019 | 23:19

Iran seems to have absorbed all the blows it has received, from economic sanctions , political isolation and psychological warfare, and continues the fight on various fronts. Rouhani also acknowledged his arch enemies' [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman] pressure on President Trump to break the nuclear deal.

by | July 22, 2019 | 22:46

The container ship had 22 crew members on board and was boarded by seven pirates from a speed boat. Besides the cash, some sailors lost their personal belongings, including mobile phones, clothes and shoes, to the attackers, they added. All vessels registered in South Korea near the strait have been asked to stay alert by the ministry after the attack. The CK Bluebell had set sail from its anchorage off Singapore on Saturday, heading towards the South Korean port of Incheon before it was ...

by | July 22, 2019 | 22:17

Separately from Huawei's involvement in North Korea, the USA has accused the company with bank fraud and violations of its ban on trade with Iran. Huawei and Panda vacated their Pyongyang office in the first half of 2016, the newspaper reported.

by | July 22, 2019 | 22:08

The publication on July 13 of sexist and homophobic chat messages between Rossello and top aides unleashed simmering resentment over his handling of devastating hurricanes in 2017, alleged corruption in his administration, and the island's bankruptcy process.

by | July 22, 2019 | 20:26

A grandfather was seriously injured during the "terrifying" incident at St Patrick's Cemetery in Co Louth, the parish priest said. He said the driver sped through the graveyard towards a vehicle park before driving back towards him and mounting the kerb.

by | July 22, 2019 | 20:26

Officials also confirmed that a number of brands had tested positive for methanol adulteration, with the Government confiscating more 30,000 affected bottles of booze. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that methanol consumption can cause a wide range of adverse health effects including headaches, seizures, kidney failure and death.

by | July 22, 2019 | 20:26

At about 8.30pm on Sunday, a group of youths went on a rampage at the Frank Baxter Juvenile Detention Centre at Kariong. Gralton said five injured inmates were taken to hospitals and one was in intensive care. Paramedics called to the centre to treat the injured were forced to lock themselves in a secured area while the violence continued. Investigations are underway with police looking into reports inmates may have targeted sexual offenders inside the facility.

by | July 22, 2019 | 19:20

As all eyes are on the Vidhana Soudha, Karnataka's legislative assembly on Monday, the crucial floor test to prove whether the incumbent Congress-JD (S) coalition enjoys confidence in the House is set to happen. On Sunday, the rebels (many of whom are Siddaramaiah loyalists), while talking to reporters in Mumbai, said they were not bothered even if there was a change of guard in the coalition government (a new CM) and asserted that they would not yield to any amount of pressure as they ...

by | July 22, 2019 | 19:16

While the process of fuelling was completed, a technical glitch was observed 56 minutes before the launch, which led scientists to halt the countdown immediately. India's first lunar mission took place in 2008, when an orbiter scanned the surface with radar looking for signs of water. India is, "re-branding the mission within the space resources discourse that has animated space policy, both within the USA and China, by its plan to land very close to the lunar south pole", Goswami says.

by | July 22, 2019 | 18:44

In the same year, the Soviet K-129 submarine was lost in the North Pacific, though it was found during a USA operation in the 1970s. "It was a successful operation, a moment of relief and a demonstration of technical prowess". The missing submarine was found 45km (30 miles) from Toulon 2,370m (7,800ft) under the surface, AFP reports. The cause of the accident Minerve Submarine was never found.

by | July 22, 2019 | 17:02

A handful of storms may also have the potential to produce localized wind damage. As Tuesday goes on, that chance for rain slowly drifts east. Some of those could be severe, with damaging wind the main threat. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Highs will stay in the mid-80s through the weekend. Low temperatures in north and north-central Alabama could flirt with the 50s on bot Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

by | July 22, 2019 | 16:21

The second set of law changes would establish a register of firearms and license holders, tighten rules to get and keep a firearms license, and tighten the rules for gun dealers to get and keep a license, Ardern told a news conference on Monday.