by | April 18, 2017 | 03:01

Palestinian movement leader and longtime prisoner Marwan Barghouti , who initiated the call to strike, explained his reasoning in a New York Times op-ed published Sunday. A former leader of the Tanzim brigade - the militant wing of the Fatah political party - Barghouti was convicted in 2004 of five counts of murder, including orchestrating attacks against Israelis.

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:55

It's North Korea's most important holiday and a large-scale military parade is expected. Pence will "reaffirm" the United States' commitment to the "ironclad" U.S. In recent months, a series of top USA officials have visited South Korea amid concerns that security cooperation between the allies could slacken in the wake of the March 10 ouster of former President Park Geun-hye over a corruption scandal.

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:52

In his AFP interview, Assad accused the West, particularly the United States, of being "hand-in-glove with the terrorists" over the Khan Sheikhoun incident. Syria joined the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in 2013 under severe global pressure after a deadly chemical attack on a Damascus suburb.

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:45

Two officers in the state of Georgia had been fired on Thursday, only 24 hours since mobile phone videos had surfaced of the pair kicking and punching a motorist whilst in handcuffs. "With the particular police officer before and he charged me with the same charges as he charged me with yesterday". As Attorney General Jeff Sessions moves to de-emphasize reform that might address the issue of police brutality, it's unlikely the picture will become clearer anytime soon.

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:43

There were no signs that would support the statement, the allegation that chemical agents were used there at all. Russian Federation has been defending Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, saying that there's no evidence that the Syrian government was behind the chemical attack.

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:42

After Pakistan refused to show any leniency in the death sentence of former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian government has escalated the matter by putting on hold all bilateral talks with Pakistan. Aziz also slammed the "inflammatory statements and rhetoric of premeditated murder " issued by the Indian government, which he said "will only result in escalation, serving no useful purpose".

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:34

She also revealed that she is now writing a book on the reasons for her electoral defeat. Clinton said family and friends "rallied around me in an incredible way" and used the platform Thursday to level barbs against the Trump administration, which she said was going through "some very public growing pains".

by | April 16, 2017 | 03:07

Mousa Dembele, Heung-Min Son, Harry Kane and Vincent Janssen were all on target as the Lilywhites made easy work to sweep aside the Cherries. But substitute Peter Crouch's header and Xherdan Shaqiri's 30-yard rocket steered the Potters to all three points.

by | April 16, 2017 | 03:02

Today, those from Madaya sat outside rows of coaches in a bus garage in government-held Aleppo, waiting to move onto Idlib, pictures sent by a pro-opposition activist showed. " Madaya cried today - the ones who stayed and the ones who left". The rebels and residents of Madaya near Damascus were waiting at the government-held Ramousah bus garage, a few miles away.

by | April 16, 2017 | 03:03

Addressing reporters after his win, Abdullah urged the BJP-led central government to dismiss the ruling BJP-PDP alliance. The byelection in the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency on April 9 was marked by violence and apathy. Soon after winning Srinagar by-poll, he blamed the current coalition government of having failed to provide a safe atmosphere for conduct of by-election, demanding that the by-election in Anantnag parliamentary constituency should be held under Governor's rule.

by | April 16, 2017 | 03:01

B.R. Ambedkar, and hoped that the digital platform would be an "economic giant" like the Constitution, through which Dr. Ambedkar empowered the common man. "A series of development projects are going to be inaugurated in Nagpur , which will have a positive impact on people's lives", PM Modi had said in another tweet yesterday.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:58

The trio said that the probe should be carried out by a well-balanced team of experts under the auspices of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the United Nations chemical weapons watchdog, reported Xinhua news agency.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:58

His warning came as analysts said North Korea may be preparing for a sixth nuclear test ahead of a key anniversary in the country and following the deployment of a USA naval strike group to the region. In addition, the country will commemorate the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founder, Kim Il-sung, on Saturday and the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army on April 25.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:56

She clung to her independence, only taking on a full-time carer last year, though she has not left her small two-room apartment for 20 years, and has been bed-bound for the last year. "I didn't want to be dominated by anyone", Morano told the New York Times when she was 115. Nobody could argue against Morano's will as she spent her life being mostly single, and mostly happy.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:51

It makes sense". "I am so thankful to be surrounded by just the best volunteers in the province, people who care about their community". Horgan asked about the Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges. Lower taxes attract talent, according to Clark, and her government has put away $1-billion to create new housing for those prospective workers. De Jong says the NDP's plan "is not possible" unless one of two things happen: "an operating deficit, or massive tax increases", adding it's not ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:44

Questioning the Opposition's criticism of EVMs, Amit Shah said it was an "insult to the authority of the Election Commission". "I don't see any threat from the BJP to my party and government", said the chief minister. we have done work which other governments would do in two-three terms". "The BJP is yet to reach its peak". "This is not our peak.We should have our chief minister in every state".

by | April 15, 2017 | 12:25

The President was talking to reporters along with the visiting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. We all know the narrative for this one: throughout his campaign, Trump lavished Russian President Vladimir Putin with praise. Observing that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries must work together to resolve the disaster now taking place in Syria, Trump appreciated the support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members and partners in their condemnation of Assad's murderous ...

by | April 15, 2017 | 12:20

The place was reportedly shut following the incident. Officials say a 5-year-old North Carolina boy has died after getting caught in the rotating wall of an Atlanta restaurant. "They immediately tried to administer first aid when they saw what was happening", Pickard said. The family was visiting from Charlotte, NC, Brown said.

by | April 15, 2017 | 12:15

Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. The fact that the Iraqi government is making gains against IS militants illustrates how its intelligence apparatus has improved against IS, says Hisham al-Hashimi, a security analyst in Baghdad who advises the government on Sunni militant groups.

by | April 14, 2017 | 19:15

On the issue of North Korea, Abe and Trump also "completely agreed" on the importance of solidarity among Japan, the United States and South Korea, according to the prime minister. The report did not name the official, which is common in KCNA reports. Pyongyang continues to be a thorn in the side of the USA and its regional allies, and North Korea remains unrepentant, refusing to modify its nuclear weapons program or come to the negotiating table.