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by | August 25, 2019 | 12:34

Israel has repeatedly bombed Iranian targets in neighboring Syria , but an expansion of the campaign to Iraq would mark a significant escalation in its years-long campaign against Tehran's military entrenchment across the region. A number of foreign media outlets distributed the information with the headline "US is transporting Israeli drones to Azerbaijan to attack Iraq". The Iranians initially attempted to put the plan into motion on Thursday but were stopped by Israeli forces, Conricus ...

by | August 25, 2019 | 12:20

Bangladesh's second attempt on Thursday to start repatriating Rohingya to Myanmar faltered after the refugees said they would not return unless their security was ensured and they were granted citizenship in their homeland. Muhammad Kamal, 35, a father of three living in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, is one of those listed for return. "You've failed diplomatically", said the BNP senior joint secretary general.

by | August 25, 2019 | 11:41

The front-line protesters wore bright yellow helmets and gas masks with pink filters and tried to douse the fallen tear gas canisters with water. The protests had turned largely peaceful the previous weekend, after weeks of escalating violence.

by | August 25, 2019 | 10:09

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that his country would not "retreat" from the global community as it leaves the European Union (EU), the media reported on Saturday. During a press briefing in Berlin, Merkel said a solution could be found in establishing "absolute clarity" on the EU-UK future relationship. "There remain very considerable barriers in the USA to British businesses which are not widely understood", he said, adding that he had raised this in telephone discussions ...

by | August 25, 2019 | 07:41

Speaking before the summit, Tusk appealed for unity. "The last years have shown that it is increasingly hard for all of us to find common language when the world needs our cooperation more, not less". imports worth $75 billion in response to an earlier round of American measures. Macron opened the summit with a dinner at the base of a clifftop lighthouse overlooking Biarritz, at which a menu of piperade, a Basque vegetable specialty, tuna and French cheeses awaited the leaders.

by | August 25, 2019 | 05:27

France defends the preservation of the deal, while Germany and the United Kingdom, together with other signatories, proposed a mechanism to relieve U.S. Macron said on August 23 that he wanted the leading industrialized nations to also address the "ecocide" that is going on in the Amazon rainforest, which has been struck by a massive number of fires.

by | August 25, 2019 | 03:29

Trade disputes appear set to dominate the agenda of this year's G7 summit, with Tusk and Macron warning that an ambitious deal between the European Union and Latin America's Mercosur bloc was at risk over Brazil's response to wildfires in the Amazon.

by | August 25, 2019 | 02:56

McClain claimed that she was using the same password that she had always used during their relationship and that she had not been told to stop accessing Worden's bank account. In Worden's parents" complaint, they said that McClain's actions were part of a "highly calculated and manipulative campaign' to obtain custody of Worden's son, who she had given birth to about a year before the couple got married.

by | August 24, 2019 | 21:27

In response, Satya Pal Malik, Jammu and Kashmir's governor offered to send a plane for Gandhi and bring him to the region, local media reported. "Then, they do not allow leaders to visit the state.haven't seen such contradiction". The Indian opposition leaders also meant to visit some other parts of Kashmir. Sharing a report where Malik was quoted as saying that he had invited Gandhi to the Valley, the Congress leader tweeted that he would accept the "gracious invitation" and would want to ...

by | August 24, 2019 | 20:41

It was only Friday when Trump angrily upped the ante in his trade fight with China, promising to increase planned tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods from 10 to 15 per cent in response to Beijing's decision to raise taxes on $75-billion worth of US imports.

by | August 24, 2019 | 19:50

The foreign ministry said he was "a Hong Kong citizen, he's not a United Kingdom citizen, which is also saying he's a Chinese person". They cheered as it toppled over. The protests, which began as opposition to a now-suspended bill that would have allowed suspects to be extradited to mainland China, have swelled into wider calls for democracy , plunging the city into an unprecedented crisis and posing a direct challenge for Communist Party leaders in Beijing .

by | August 24, 2019 | 19:13

Magen David Adom's rescue services were immediately dispatched to the scene of the attack. The sources said Rina Shnerb, 17, from Lod city, was killed, while her brother Dvir, 19, suffered serious wounds, and her father Eitan, 46, was mildly injured, when an improvised explosive went off near them while hiking near a spring northwest of Ramallah, in the central part of the occupied West Bank.

by | August 24, 2019 | 17:39

The alliance represents most major automakers, while the global group speaks for manufacturers such as Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, Nissan and Subaru. Trump is unlikely to invoke this law because it would sharply escalate tensions with China, said Wu.

by | August 24, 2019 | 16:59

Head of the Analytical Section of the Institute of Political and Military Analysis, Alexander Khramchikhin , in turn, noted that Russia's deployment of missile systems in Venezuela will certainly provoke a new Cuban crisis. She called for new internationally legally binding multilateral approaches. On Monday, the Pentagon said it tested a conventionally configured cruise missile that hit its target after more than 500km of flight, its first such test since the demise of a landmark ...

by | August 24, 2019 | 13:45

In the first of the three cities, capital of West Papua , the crowd took to the streets attacking and setting fire to some public buildings, including the Provincial Legislative Council and the former Papua Governor's Office. Separate footage posted on Twitter of protests in another part of Sorong shows men in military uniform running and yelling "Get the guns, dogs!" in response to protesters throwing rocks.

by | August 24, 2019 | 13:17

Trump's critics wasted no time mocking him for his dashed Greenland purchase dreams. Trump had scheduled a trip to Denmark for September 2 - 3, but tweeted Tuesday evening that he was "postponing" the meeting as a result of Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's indication that she would have no interest in discussing the purchase of Greenland.

by | August 24, 2019 | 12:26

China-Canada relations have met serious difficulties, and the Canadian side is exclusively responsible for this, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Thursday. However, government officials say they do not want to do anything that could harm the two detainees. "We will, of course, be bringing up the plight of the two Canadians in China, both thanking the Americans for their support on that issue and how to move forward".

by | August 24, 2019 | 11:30

After intensive strikes during the previous days and the complete encirclement of the terrorists in the north of Hama, the army liberated Khan Sheikhun, Morek, Ltamenah, Tall as Sayyad, Latmeen, Kafr Zita, Lahaya and others, a General Staff spokesman was cited by state-run Ikhbariya television.

by | August 24, 2019 | 10:59

Meanwhile, the NATO-led Resolute Mission in Afghanistan has only confirmed the killing of two US service members. A Taliban spokesman said the commander of USA forces in Afghanistan, Gen. Key issues in Thursday's talks, which began a day after U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Doha, remain the withdrawal of the U.S. and other foreign forces from the country and a commitment by the Taliban that Afghanistan will not be used as a launchpad for global attacks.

by | August 24, 2019 | 07:24

North Korea fired two "unidentified projectiles" into the sea off its eastern coast, South Korea's military says, the latest in a series of launches by Pyongyang. The missiles were spotted on Friday evening American time, and their launch was confirmed by USA officials, CNN reports. "We are consulting closely with our Japanese and South Korean allies", the official said.