by | February 11, 2017 | 00:54

The people of Iran who gathered to celebrate the occasion had responded to a call from their Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who wanted his citizens to demonstrate that Iran was not frightened of threats posed by the U.S. The sanctions affect 13 Iranian individuals and 12 companies, freezing any property or funds they may have under USA jurisdiction. Flynn said that the Trump administration " condemns such actions by Iran ", and has "officially put Iran on notice." .

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:51

They would allow Erdoğan to consolidate his authority as both the head of government and head of state, eliminating the role of the prime minister. The move has been criticized by opposition parties as an attempt by the president to grab power, but Prime Minister Binali Yildirim argued the vote would ultimately put more power into the hands of the people who would pick the government and the president.

by | February 10, 2017 | 02:15

The Myanmar Government has promised to investigate the allegations, however previous dismissals of mounting evidence have largely destroyed its credibility. Since October 2016, Myanmar's army has been carrying out a military crackdown in Rakhine state, where a large number of the Rohingya live. In order to escape forced segregation from the rest of the population inside rural ghettos, numerous Rohingya - who are not recognized by the government as a legitimate ethnic group or as citizens of ...

by | February 10, 2017 | 02:18

In the first games at the weekend there is always a rustiness, and we saw elements of that, but no doubt they will be ready for this game". "It's a game the players, supporters and coaches look forward to". "They have been one of our toughest opponents, as results show over the past few years, and we know we are in for another hard game on Saturday". The two sides will also meet again at the World Rugby U20 Championship in Georgia in June, having been drawn together in Pool A.

by | February 10, 2017 | 02:17

The alleged gunman, a 19-year-old from the West Bank, was caught by members of the public and arrested by officers, according to police spokeswoman Luba Samri. A police spokesman said in a video from the scene that the assailant opened fire seemingly at random before stopping and running away. Last month four Israeli soldiers died after being run over by a truck in Jerusalem.

by | February 09, 2017 | 01:03

Cold air will quickly return Wednesday night and through Thursday , with temperatures back down to the teens south and single-digits north. Nonetheless, we believe it is a possibility on Cape Cod for a time Thursday afternoon. In New York and Philadelphia, the snow will hit Thursday morning, with 30 miles per hour winds causing some whiteouts, Hennen said. The answer became clear: it couldn't.

by | February 09, 2017 | 01:06

Khamenei cited a 5-year old Iranian detained for hours at a USA airport following Trump's immigration ban as a case that "belies the American version of human rights". "Trump says, 'Fear me!' No". Khamenei, Iran's ultimate arbiter on all issues of state, had warned that the U.S. remained untrustworthy even as the two nations went on to achieve a breakthrough in ties with the 2015 nuclear deal , "so the USA rhetoric plays into" his world view, Esfandiary said.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:53

On when the President would return to Nigeria and his present health status, Osinbajo said "just as he has said in his letter to the National Assembly, he needs to go through a cycle of tests and once the test results are seen, he will receive medical advice".

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:55

The Lagos rally was attended by Charly Boy , Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and comedian, Seyi Law . "On behalf of Innocent "2Baba" Idibia, we would like to apologize to the fans, colleagues and everyday Nigerians who feel let down by the cancellation of this protest".

by | February 08, 2017 | 01:03

Australian Catholics should stand up to Rome over its response to child sexual abuse and demand a fair go for victims, a royal commission has heard. Ms Furness described the victim's accounts of their experiences reporting abuse as "depressingly similar".

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:58

Executives from the company have acknowledged the existence of fraud and false accounting and the trial will focus on whether Sarkozy himself was aware or taking decisions about it. The news may further erode public trust in politics as Sarkozy's former No. 2, François Fillon, their party's candidate in this spring's presidential election, fights for his political life over an investigation into whether well-paid political jobs he gave his wife, son and daughter were fake.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:59

Westminster Abbey marked the day with a series of bells, and the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery fired a 41-gun salute in London. If any of us can look half as good at 90 years old as Queen Elizabeth does, I'm sure we'll be happy. People reported the Queen's plans are to spend the day at Sandringham . There was a Ruby Jubilee to mark Elizabeth's 40 years as queen, but that anniversary was also low-key.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:46

Of these, 3,512 were children - 923 dead and 2,589 injured, up 24 per cent on the previous highest recorded figure. The report said antigovernment elements, mainly the Taliban , were responsible for 61% of the civilian casualties a year ago, while government forces were to blame for 20% and pro-government armed groups and worldwide military forces, 2% each.

by | February 07, 2017 | 01:32

NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce confirmed during a press conference that Lewis made "very detailed, incriminating statements", confirming his connection to the murder. "He's a demon! He should be in hell and burn in hell!" Her father found the 30-year-old's badly beaten body in a secluded marsh. Vetrano, a 30-year-old avid runner, was beaten, strangled and sexually assaulted on August 2 in Howard Beach.

by | February 07, 2017 | 01:30

The lowest point right now is still above $2 a gallon. OH: $2.05 per gallon, down 2.5 cents per gallon from last week's $2.08 per gallon. In the Springfield area, the average price for a gallon of gas is $2.05, with prices stable. Gasoline prices fell in the Houston area again as growing inventories temper the rise in oil prices, according to, a website that tracks gas prices and refining activity.

by | February 07, 2017 | 01:30

At this time, the northern edge of the storm is likely to clip the area bringing about 2-4 inches of snowfall to western CT with the higher amounts to the south. Behind this boundary, temperatures drop sharply into the 30s Wednesday night. 2 corridor, the Berkshires and into much of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

by | February 07, 2017 | 01:28

He denied allegations of murder and attempted murder, and prosecutor Mark Heywood QC told the court guilty pleas to the lesser charges had been accepted following assessment of Bulhan by psychiatrists. Insp. Tony Lynes said the incident had sparked huge fears because of concern it was linked to terrorism. Bulhan made the admission on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

by | February 06, 2017 | 11:15

Ashraf was categorical as she minced no words to say lyrically in Tamil that the people didn't vote for Sasikala and she had no business to be the Tamil Nadu CM. I will work for the implementation of the schemes initiated by late Amma (read Jayalalithaa). "Even when she was battling for her life, she had chosen Panneerselvam as her second-in-command", said Stalin.

by | February 06, 2017 | 11:12

Groth and Peers won in straight sets 6-3 6-2 6-2 to give Australia an unassailable 3-0 lead. Vesely earned the Czechs' only point of the tie when he downed Sam Groth, who substituted Nick Kyrgios, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 in Sunday's other reverse singles.

by | February 06, 2017 | 11:10

A Supreme Court pick is the most important nomination a president can make, affecting how the Constitution and laws are interpreted, and potentially affecting generations to come. Dan Sullivan, also a Republican, said Gorsuch is a nominee with credentials that should draw bipartisan support. Such norms were brushed aside again Wednesday when the Senate Finance Committee suspended the rules to ram through two Trump Cabinet nominees .