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by | March 10, 2018 | 01:16

Corbyn will say Labour, which gained six Scottish seats in the snap general election past year, is "on the cusp" of winning in about 20 more. When asked if the leadership was clamping down on democratic debate, Mr Corbyn insisted: "Absolutely not".

by | March 10, 2018 | 01:16

A witness whose wife was inside the facility said that the hostages are three female employees of the Pathway Home program, which aims to help veterans transition from combat back into civilian life. The veterans' home is the largest in the United States, with about 1000 residents. Yountville is in Napa Valley, the heart of Northern California's wine country.

by | March 09, 2018 | 09:10

As a living memorial to the Holocaust, the Museum's mission is to inspire citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Since Aug. 25 past year, over 656,000 Rohingya have crossed from Myanmar's western state of Rakhine into Bangladesh, according to the UN. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson condemned the violence in November and said that the US could impose certain sanctions on Myanmar in response to the slaughter.

by | March 09, 2018 | 08:58

The US travel ban was issued late on Wednesday and was later cited by the Canadian government in its own warning. Candles and condolence messages are seen outside the Blue Parrot nightclub in Playa del Carmen, Mexico , on January 17, 2017.

by | March 09, 2018 | 08:58

LISTEN: Rob Breakenridge chats with travel expert Clair Newell about travel advisories , and whether travellers should be changing their plans. "I haven't had one single call on it today", Babuk said. The warning is effective immediately and states that U.S. Government employees are prohibited from traveling to Playa del Carmen until further notice.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:43

The vandalising of statues has triggered a protest and the Dalit community are furious with the action. At the hearing, the Tamil Nadu government told the High Court that the police had arrested four people so far for allegedly defacing Periyar's bust in Vellore .

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:39

At that time, special category state concept did exist. He later tweeted: "It is my belief that if the opposition stands united on this issue, we can force the BJP government to do justice to the people of Andhra". Jaitley said giving special category status , as demanded by Naidu, to any state apart from those in the North-East and three hill provinces was not constitutionally possible after the implementation of the 14th Finance Commission recommendations.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:38

But already installed is the S-300 air defence systems, supplied by the Russians, which are capable of targeting aircraft at high altitude from up to a 150-mile range, allowing them to create a formidable ring of defence around any nuclear facility, or other sensitive military establishment, which makes it nearly impossible for an enemy to target such facilities without a substantial loss of aircraft.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:42

Mr. Putin once ran the FSB himself and his comments played into one of his core narratives which depicts Russian Federation as a fortress besieged by hostile foreign powers. "During the course of previous year alone, the activities of 72 career intelligence officers and 397 agents of foreign spy services was thwarted", he said.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:42

For the first time in many years, a serious effort is being made by all parties concerned. Under US law, when a country or leader violates its ban on chemical and biological weapons, an import ban is imposed on its products, but North Korea is already under severe US and United Nations sanctions, and Tuesday s decision will have little impact.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:38

Air India said on Tuesday that while it had issued such a request, the regulator had yet to give it a positive answer. Speaking to reporters in Washington on Monday, Netanyahu said Air India had reached an agreement with Saudi Arabia to use their airspace.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:54

The aftershocks include two 6.0 magnitude tremors that took place on Monday as well. The 7.5 magnitude quake on February 26 triggered landslides and flattened buildings, killing at least 31 people, and has affected the regional LNG market.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:54

The proposal has raised fears of an worldwide trade war involving China and Europe. Last week, it appeared President Donald Trump had frozen out the free-traders in his office and made this announcement with the support of hawks like Navarro.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:50

The court heard complainants will have support staff next to them while they give evidence in a remote witness facility. He stood down from his post as Vatican treasurer in June past year to fight the case in his home country of Australia after being charged by Victoria police.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:50

Ortega started the knockout with a sneaky left elbow that wobbled Edgar late in the round, and he landed several more punches before retreating and launching a ideal right uppercut in a partial clinch. Let's be real. I'm not scared to fight anybody. "(Cyborg)'s a beast", White said. "And yeah, I could fight her in July". "I kept pursuing it and I go, okay, he's really rocked; I'm going to try to finish him".

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:52

Mourners from around the world gathered Friday under a large white tent in what was described as the "last crusade" for Billy Graham , who was revered as "America's pastor" for more than six decades and counseled almost every US president since Harry Truman.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:48

Danang, which was a major US military base during the war, is now Vietnam's third-largest city and is in the midst of a construction boom as dozens of resorts and hotels pop up along its scenic coastline. Vietnam has also urged its fellow ASEAN nations to take a stronger stance against China in the South China Sea, though the body has largely chosen not to forcefully challenge Beijing.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:47

Police secure roads around U.S. Embassy in Ankara on Monday. Visa interviews and other routine services would be canceled on Monday, the embassy said, adding that it would make an announcement when it was ready to reopen. It issued the same statement for Tuesday after the police detention of suspected IS members. The U.S. Embassy was the target of a suicide bombing in 2013 by a militant from the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C), which killed a Turkish security ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:49

The lockdown came after two phone calls were made threatening the college's Gordon Science Center, Utica's WUTR-TV news station reported. The school is asking students to stay in place. Please follow all instructions from law enforcement. The Utica City School District was on lockout, as a precaution because of the Utica College situation.

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:39

Some progress has been reportedly made even during the thaw in the relations between South Korea and North Korea , which was achieved thanks to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Sputnik reported. The White House has said any talks with North Korea must lead to an end of its nuclear programme, and on February 23, the United States said it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programmes.

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:33

Syria's Central Military Media said government forces captured at least six villages and towns along the edge of eastern Ghouta. Members of the Syrian Civil Defense group and civilians gathered to help survivors from a street attacked by airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria.

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:35

Trump has long sought a way to a more balanced trade relationship with China and is also considering potential trade sanctions against Beijing under a "Section 301" investigation into China's intellectual property practices and pressure on foreign companies for technology transfers.

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:33

Not wanting to read too much into the BJP's triumph in Tripura , Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien on Sunday said it would not be possible for the ruling party at the Centre to win the Lok Sabha elections in 2019. While Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Prakash Karat and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan came under the most fierce attack, party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury also came in for flak for his statement at the party conference in Thrissur last week ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:32

US officials have said North Korea must take serious disarmament steps before talks can restart, and North Korea has insisted it won't place its nuclear program on the negotiating table. "The dialogue we desire is the one created to discuss and resolve the issues of mutual concern on an equal footing between states", the North's state-run Korean Central News Agency quoted a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:03

The US legislation, which only needs President Donald Trump's signature to become law, will allow US officials to travel to Taiwan to meet with their Taiwanese counterparts, permit top Taiwanese officials to visit the US and meet US officials, and encourage closer economic ties between the two countries.