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by | June 02, 2018 | 00:45

That facility was attacked in February by suicide bombers in ambulances who killed more than 100 people, many of them police officers. The statement called it an "immersion attack" on the ministry in Kabul . All three were shot and killed by security forces within minutes of the initial attack, he said, adding that a number of nearby homes were damaged. Militants armed with guns and rockets attacked the Afghanistan Interior Ministry on Wednesday and casualties are feared, the media ...

by | June 01, 2018 | 17:46

Given all the ups and downs with the summit, many analysts were relieved to hear that the administration had enlisted Sung Kim to help, especially given the retirement of fellow seasoned diplomat Joseph Yun earlier this year. However, Trump has said that the summit could still happen. In this image made from video, Kim Yong Chol, in white, a former military intelligence chief who is now Kim Jong Un's top official on inter-Korean relations, walks upon arrival at Beijing airport in ...

by | June 01, 2018 | 17:39

USA officials say the freedom of navigation operations (FONOP) are regularly scheduled and occur globally. "We're not doing the [former President Noynoy] Aquino way or the [former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert] Del Rosario or [Acting Chief Justice Antonio] Carpio or whatever you want to call it way, na puro media at sigawan".

by | June 01, 2018 | 17:19

Because the majority of them are Syrians, supposedly they like their country, they don't like to be puppets to any foreigners", he said in English. "We never had, and you can not hide it", the Syrian president said. Israel, which is deeply alarmed by Tehran's influence in Syria, earlier this month said it destroyed dozens of Iranian military sites in Syria, after Iranian forces fired rockets at Israeli-held territory for the first time.

by | June 01, 2018 | 17:07

Since Mueller's appointment, almost 20 individuals have been charged with crimes, including five who pleaded guilty (among them Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser) and 13 Russian nationals. Mueller was appointed by Trump's deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein. According to publicly available information cited by the Washington Post , 13 of Mueller's investigators have registered as Democrats in the past and nine have donated to Democrats.

by | June 01, 2018 | 17:05

The skeleton appears to be of a man who survived the initial explosion and was fleeing the city. Nonetheless, the man, who was at least 30 years old, survived the first phase of the eruption and fled along an alley, probably limping because of his infection.

by | June 01, 2018 | 17:04

Since the first eruption occurred in the Leilani Estates subdivision on the evening of Thursday, May 3, emergency officials believe almost 2,500 residents have been forced to evacuate as lava, flowing from numerous volcanic fissures, consumes everything in its path.

by | June 01, 2018 | 16:43

The spokeswoman also said that a US pre-advance team, led by White House Deputy Chief of Staff Joe Hagin, was now in Singapore coordinating the logistics of the expected summit. Instead, the officials said, it brought both sides to the table with increasing seriousness, as they work through myriad logistical and policy decisions to keep June 12 a viable option for the summit.

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:59

Polls now show that Bredesen has a higher favorability rating among the state's voters than Blackburn, though the former governor also has higher name recognition. "That's the worst thing that can happen", he said. The Tennessee campaign is among several races crucial to Trump's plans to maintain control of the Senate, where Republicans are defending a narrow two-seat majority.

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:21

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets Kim Jong Un in North Korea . Kim is tentatively set to meet with President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12, and has engaged in a flurry of diplomacy to prepare for the historic summit .

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:16

Kurdish forces, which are supported by the USA, now control around a third of the country. having taken huge swathes of territory from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil). In his interview, Assad reiterated the government's denial of blame for the chemical attack. The southwest is of concern to the United States , which past year brokered a "de-escalation" deal with Jordan and President Bashar al-Assad's Russian allies, which has largely contained the war near the frontier with ...

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:02

Last week, Trump said that Canada is "very spoiled" and "very hard to deal with" in North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations. Even though the exemptions have covered more than half of steel imports, steel prices have moved higher this year.

by | May 31, 2018 | 18:33

The father of a young child dramatically rescued from a Paris balcony Saturday was out playing Pokemon Go when the incident happened. Film of the rescue shows Gassama, 22, pulling himself up from balcony to balcony with his bare hands as a man on the fourth floor tries to hold on to the child by leaning across from a neighbouring balcony.

by | May 30, 2018 | 15:30

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his army would react "forcefully" to the dozens of mortars fired at Israel. No Palestinian casualties were reported. An Islamic Jihad spokesman said "the blood of our people is not cheap". "The Israeli occupation bears full responsibility for any upcoming escalation".

by | May 30, 2018 | 13:09

On Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey's Twitter account took a break from posting updates about Hawaii's Kilauea volcanic eruption to respond to a silly question about snacks. Operator Ormat Technologies Inc last week said there was no above-ground damage to the plant, but it would have to wait until the situation stabilized to assess the impact of earthquakes and subterranean lava flows on the wells.

by | May 30, 2018 | 12:15

The also asking China to "remove all of its many trade barriers, including non-monetary trade barriers, which make it both hard and unfair to do business there". The Trump administration is expected to impose new limitations on some visas given to Chinese citizens entering the U.S. However, the United States has yet to publish a list of target products for the US$100 billion worth of products, and the White House statement makes no reference to the second potential tranche of duties.

by | May 29, 2018 | 02:34

The first named storm of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season made landfall Monday afternoon near Laguna Beach, Florida - just west of Panama City Beach and almost 300 miles west of Jacksonville. Some of those storms could be severe, he said. A tropical storm warning remained in effect stretching from Florida's Suwannee River to the border of Alabama and Mississippi.

by | May 28, 2018 | 04:45

But it's a race where lots can happen, you can never get content even if things are looking good and you've got a quick auto. "My career, I've had so many wins, so many poles but everyone always talks about the 500 and I just couldn't imagine winning a race in front of a crowd like this".

by | May 28, 2018 | 01:24

Still, David Quinn of the socially conservative Iona Institute says the "no" forces opposed to abortion rights still have "a fighting chance", and recalled other recent political upsets. The result south of the border has shifted focus to Northern Ireland's similarly strict abortion laws, with UK Prime Minister Theresa May facing calls to act.

by | May 27, 2018 | 02:42

The outcome was a historic victory for women's rights in a traditionally Catholic country. The referendum will likely end the need for thousands of Irish women to travel overseas - mostly to neighbouring Britain - for abortions they can't get at home.

by | May 27, 2018 | 02:10

Saving the deal provides a rare point of agreement between Moscow and European countries, which have seen relations tank in recent years over crises in Ukraine and Syria, as well as accusations of meddling in foreign elections and the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain.

by | May 27, 2018 | 00:46

After the summit between him and South Korean President Moon Jae-in last month, a poll by the Korean Research Center found 78 per cent of South Koreans said Kim is "trustworthy", a big change in attitudes given his previous infamy here. USA officials have said they would like to see the complete and irreversible dismantling of the North's nuclear programme and weapons, allowing worldwide inspectors to check every step of that process, before any talk of sanctions being lifted.

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:27

Women attend a protest against US President Donald Trump near US embassy in Seoul, South Korea , May 25, 2018. Trump's announcement came a day after Pyongyang hardened its rhetoric, calling comments by Vice President Mike Pence "ignorant and stupid".

by | May 25, 2018 | 21:45

The US trade war with China is "on hold" after the world's largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider trade agreement, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says. In reality, the whole ZTE saga is a pawn in a much bigger game involving China, the USA, trade wars , and surprise, surprise - North Korea. Meanwhile, China made few concessions to the USA concerns about intellectual property theft and government subsidies that triggered the stand-off.

by | May 25, 2018 | 21:33

The NFL passed a new policy on Wednesday pertaining to protests during the national anthem , and outspoken Eagles veteran Malcolm Jenkins isn't thrilled with the new rules . Several NFL owners expressed concern about the effects the protests were having on fans, sponsors and ratings. But the Players Union says they were not even consulted about the change and may fight it.