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by | September 10, 2019 | 23:40

The unrest has become the biggest challenge to Beijing's rule since it took over Hong Kong and is an embarrassment to its ruling Communist Party ahead of October 1 celebrations of its 70th year in power. The 91-year-old Li described the unrest as the worst catastrophe since World War II. We hope Hong Kong people will be able to ride out the storm. "Escalation and continuation of violence can not solve the issues faced by our society now", she told a news conference.

by | September 10, 2019 | 23:15

Nursin Atesoglu Guney, a member of Turkey's Presidential Security and Foreign Policy Council said: " Turkey's expectations about safe zone agreement have not been fulfilled yet". Turkey and the USA military personnel completed Sunday the first joint ground patrol for the establishment of a safe zone east of the Euphrates. "The Turkish armed forces can enter northern Syria at any time to create a security zone, if the United States is inactive in creating a security zone in northern ...

by | September 10, 2019 | 22:16

The storm comes as the country is preparing to host the Rugby World Cup . North Korea's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said strong winds and rain damaged hundreds of homes and dozens of public buildings and caused problems for crops on 46,200 hectares (114,000 acres) of farm land.

by | September 10, 2019 | 22:10

Netanyahu's audacity in using annexation as an election ploy", he said, calling on the worldwide community to block the Israeli leader's plan. "It's really just around the corner". Benjamin Netanyahu said he would annex the Jordan Valley, an area seen as the breadbasket of any Palestinian state, shortly after forming a new government and move later to annex remaining Jewish settlements.

by | September 10, 2019 | 21:49

The measure to be considered at 8 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT) on Thursday would authorize House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler to designate committee and subcommittee hearings as impeachment-related. Doug Collins (Ga.), accused Democrats of "trying to pull a fast one on Americans" by attempting to make their impeachment probe appear more formal without getting formal authorization for an impeachment inquiry from the full House chamber.

by | September 10, 2019 | 21:45

Johnson, who succeeded Theresa May as prime minister in July after she failed three times to get Parliament to agree to a Brexit deal , kicked out 21 members of his Conservative Party and saw two of his cabinet ministers quit the government, including his younger brother, Jo Johnson , since the chamber returned from its summer break on September 3.

by | September 10, 2019 | 20:39

Sami al-Ashqar, 17, was shot in the neck in northern Gaza Strip and another unidentified man was hit in the chest in east Gaza City, doctors said. Israeli war jets had carried out a series of airstrikes on Islamic Hamas movement's military facilities in northern and central Gaza Strip in response to a drone attack into Israel, causing no injuries.

by | September 10, 2019 | 19:58

Bolton gave a different account of events, however, implying on Twitter that his resignation wasn't a completely done deal yet, or at least he had not been informed about it. "I will be naming a new National Security Advisor next week", he added. Inside the administration he advocated caution on the president's whirlwind rapprochement with North Korea and against Trump's decision a year ago to pull USA troops out of Syria.

by | September 10, 2019 | 18:47

McConnell said he would not bring a gun bill to the floor of the Republican-majority Senate unless it had the support of President Donald Trump , a Republican who has not provided details of measures he might support to address gun violence.

by | September 10, 2019 | 18:26

The Adrian Darya-1 - formerly known as Grace 1 - was released by Gibraltar authorities on August 15, after Tehran offered assurances that the ship will not make its way to Syria because the Assad regime is under an European Union oil embargo.

by | September 10, 2019 | 18:26

Additionally, Netanyahu confirmed a Reuters report on Sunday that the International Atomic Energy Agency found traces of uranium at a facility in Tehran that Netanyahu labeled a year ago as a " secret atomic warehouse ". The deal has steadily unravelled since then and caused tensions to heighten across the Persian Gulf and broader Middle East. The Iranian foreign minister has in the past referred to the so-called "B-team".

by | September 10, 2019 | 17:59

Everyone needs totally proper documentation. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that the agency requested for the company to coordinate with U.S. "If they worked with us, we would have been there to facilitate that process", an official told Entin. "That, in my opinion, is what Balearia did", CBP Florida spokesman Michael Silva told Newsweek , deflecting blame for the chaos to the ferry operator.

by | September 10, 2019 | 17:48

In an initial tweet, Rotterdam police spoke of "multiple victims". Police spokesman Wim Hoonhout told The Associated Press that the shooting "seems like a family incident". The man and his wife were in the process of separating but were still living together in the same home, Dutch media reported. Dordrecht Mayor Wouter Kolff said on Twitter he was planning to visit the site of the " very serious shooting incident".

by | September 10, 2019 | 16:56

The move was reported on Sunday by the official Saudi Press Agency, which cited a royal decree. He was named deputy oil minister in 1995, a position he held for almost a decade. Al-Falih was removed just days ago from his post as board chairman of Aramco, a company that he once ran as chief executive. It was widely speculated that top officials were dissatisfied with Falih as oil prices sagged ahead of the Aramco IPO.

by | September 10, 2019 | 16:47

India is sending a secretary-level bureaucrat to counter Pakistan with its own set of dossiers explaining the situation that led to scrapping of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan's continuous support to terrorism and separatism in Kashmir Valley, prohibitory orders in only a few police stations across the state and the number of casualties since clampdown is limited to five.

by | September 10, 2019 | 16:47

His comments came after Remain supporting MPs, supported by the Labour Party, pushed through a law to prevent the United Kingdom from leaving the bloc without a deal on October 31. Instead he will say voters should be able to choose between what he calls a "credible" leave option and staying in the EU. He said: "People like Emily are sending a very strong signal to the European Union that Brexit can be stopped, reversed and overturned because you are saying you will campaign for Remain ...

by | September 10, 2019 | 16:44

The Times reported that the person had provided information to the United States for decades, including insights that helped us intelligence agencies conclude that Putin was directly involved in efforts to interfere in the presidential election, to benefit Donald Trump's bid for the presidency.

by | September 10, 2019 | 16:30

The hardline militant movement had already vowed to start " a new phase " of their fight against Israel, which means targeting Israel's unmanned aerial vehicles over Lebanon. "The need for a response is decided", he said, adding that Israel "must pay a price". This occurred during Aoun's meeting at Baabda Palace, east of Beirut, with United Nations secretary-general's representative in Lebanon, Jan Kubis, according to a statement released by the Lebanese presidency.

by | September 10, 2019 | 16:19

A significant feature of Mugabe's personality was his vanity which blinded him to the reality that the military or security apparatus which cocooned and cuddled him so elaborately was less about the affection for the "Great Leader", than the well-calculated preparations by securocrats waiting for the opportune moment to pounce and seize power.

by | September 10, 2019 | 16:03

The storm's worst injury in the USA appeared to be on Ocracoke Island, which even in great weather conditions is accessible only by boat or air and is popular with visitors for its undeveloped beach locations. Prince Edward Island also had widespread outages, but their website was down early in the day. Wednesday the upper low will move closer to South Louisiana upping our rain chances to about 30% for isolated showers and storms.