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Egypt extends state of emergency for three months

Egypt extends state of emergency for three months According to the spokesman, eight soldiers were killed and 15 others injured when some of the attackers detonated their explosive vests. It did not say how the other nine were killed. The emergency decree was subsequently renewed in July and October 2017 and January 2018. The statement said that a group of 14 terrorist elements (four of them with suicide belts), and all armed with automatic mach... [Full Article...]

President Trump tweets about Syria strikes: 'Mission Accomplished!'

President Trump tweets about Syria strikes: 'Mission Accomplished!' Joseph Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the attacks targeted a scientific research center near Damascus and a suspected chemical weapons storage facility and a storage facility, both near Homs. British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron defended their coordinated strike with the US on the Syrian regime Friday night, calling it a necessary move t... [Full Article...]

Trump says 'Mission Accomplished!' after Syria strikes

Gen Dunford confirmed the wave of strikes had ended. Second, it's possible Assad's allies - mainly Russian Federation and Iran - may retaliate against the approximately 2,000 U.S. He said the targets selected by U.S., British and French officials were meant to minimize civilian casualties. May said Britain and the West had an obligation to deter both Assad and others from using chemical weapon... [Full Article...]

Commonwealth Games: Chloe Hosking wins women's cycling road race gold

Commonwealth Games: Chloe Hosking wins women's cycling road race gold Rowe, 27, who won Olympic gold on the track at London 2012 as Dani King with Laura Trott (now Kenny) and Jo Rowsell (now Rowsell Shand) switched her allegiance from England for these Games after getting married in September 2017 to Welsh cyclist Matthew Rowe. [Full Article...]

J&K Govt told to withdraw tribal directive: Ram Madhav

J&K Govt told to withdraw tribal directive: Ram Madhav Their intention was not to hamper the investigation. Communicating with media here, Madhav said that the resignation of Chandra Prakash Ganga and Lal Singh was sent to state party president first. The Hindu Ekta Manch, from which the BJP distanced itself, had also taken out a rally holding a tricolour to press for their demand. "We have common agenda for development of the state", he said. [Full Article...]

Dalit President Kovind Pays Tributes To Ambedkar At His Birthplace

Dalit President Kovind Pays Tributes To Ambedkar At His Birthplace The Lt. Governor, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd), will lead the Islanders in paying tributes to Dr. B. Appropriately, he is considered the Chief Architect of Indian Constitution which continues to be the guiding light for the Republic of India . Stressing that Ambedkar was against any kind of divisive forces, the President said, "He always said ... [Full Article...]

Allies strike Syria in response to chemical weapon attacks; Russian Federation promises 'consequences'

Allies strike Syria in response to chemical weapon attacks; Russian Federation promises 'consequences' President Donald Trump appeared to weigh a forceful military response. But U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said on Friday that Washington estimated Assad's forces had used chemical weapons at least 50 times during the seven-year-long Syrian conflict. [Full Article...]

Lawmakers say Trump exploring rejoining Pacific trade talks

Lawmakers say Trump exploring rejoining Pacific trade talks Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto delivers a speech during the Americas Business Summit in Lima, Peru April 13, 2018. Hanoi said the TPP is designed for the USA to join the pact. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross later said the administration needs to see concrete actions from China to reach a deal. Asian stocks climbed as equities in Japan and Australia advanced. [Full Article...]

The late Winnie Mandela's burial underway in Johannesburg

The late Winnie Mandela's burial underway in Johannesburg Thousands of mourners had gathered Wednesday for a public memorial in Soweto, where Madikizela-Mandel lived for decades. And because the casket left the stadium, one other speaker learn out Alice Walker's poem, " Winnie Mandela We Love You". [Full Article...]

Haley says Russian Federation chose 'protecting a monster' over Syrian people

Haley says Russian Federation chose 'protecting a monster' over Syrian people This is in contrast to an incident one year ago in which the US government had video and other evidence of certain aspects of an actual attack by Syrian aircraft, which involved the use of sarin gas. At the United Nations meanwhile, diplomats were mulling a draft resolution put forward by Sweden and obtained by AFP, that would dispatch a "high-level disarmament mission" to rid the country of chemi... [Full Article...]

Internal Differences Among Boko Haram Members Delaying Rescue Of Remaining Chibok Girls

Internal Differences Among Boko Haram Members Delaying Rescue Of Remaining Chibok Girls The 19-year-old was discovered with a four-month-old baby and a man she described as her husband near Boko Haram's Sambisa Forest enclave. On Friday night, about 100 people attended a vigil in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos, under a busy flyover whose pillars are now adorned with brightly painted murals of the missing girls. [Full Article...]

South Africa Says Goodbye To Winnie Mandela

South Africa Says Goodbye To Winnie Mandela The crowd, which included former presidents Jacob Zuma, Kgalema Motlanthe and Thabo Mbeki, roared in approval. In 1991, a court found Ms Madikizela-Mandela guilty of the boy's kidnapping and assault and sentenced her to six years in jail. [Full Article...]

US launches strikes on Syria

They characterized this year's strikes as more significant than the one waged last year, saying double the number of weapons were used this time. French President Emmanuel Macron said the operation is now targeting the "clandestine chemical arsenal" in Syria . [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents seized Trump lawyer's recordings of conversations in raid

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents seized Trump lawyer's recordings of conversations in raid President Trump's legal team is looking to block federal investigators from using documents seized from the president's lawyer Michael Cohen. "It resulted in the unnecessary seizure of protected attorney client communications between a lawyer and his client", Mr Ryan said . [Full Article...]

Theresa May holds cabinet meeting over Syria action

Theresa May holds cabinet meeting over Syria action On Wednesday , the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also said regime forces were emptying out the country's main airports and military air bases near Damascus . "It is not about regime change", May said in a statement. The world leaders announced that the strikes targeted positions linked to the chemical weapons facilities of the Syrian government. [Full Article...]

"Cold War is back": UN chief warns Mideast "chaos" threatens global peace

And in what appears to be implicit criticism of Israel for its use of force against protesters, Guterres said, "The recent violence in Gaza has resulted in many needless deaths and injuries". The Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) will start its investigation into the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian town of Duma on Saturday amid calls by... [Full Article...]

Woman who drove SUV with family inside over California cliff was drunk

Woman who drove SUV with family inside over California cliff was drunk Scroll for more content . One of the Hart family mothers was drunk when she drove off a Northern California cliff late last month, killing herself and several members of her family, according to the Associated Press . This June, 2014, file photo shows some of the Hart family at the annual celebration of "The Goonies" movie in Astoria, Ore. Dorothy believes that her daughter and grandchildren ... [Full Article...]

Erdogan welcomes Syria strikes against Assad regime

Erdogan welcomes Syria strikes against Assad regime He called for a united position against both " the regime and Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS )" in Syria. Speaking at the sixth regular congress held by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Istanbul, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım also expressed views, saying "it is a positive step", referring to the joint strikes on Syria. [Full Article...]

Search for woman in murder investigation has extended to Florida

Search for woman in murder investigation has extended to Florida A Minnesota woman who is wanted in connection with her husband's death is now charged with killing a Florida woman who resembled her, then stealing the woman's identity as she eluded authorities, officials said Friday. Law officers knocked on the door of the Riess home in Blooming Prairie and didn't get an answer. During the investigation, authorities learned that Lois Riess may have been at Dia... [Full Article...]

Canada leader lauds Pacific trade pact

Canada leader lauds Pacific trade pact Trump himself will not attend it. Pence was whisked away from the Summit of the Americas late Friday so he could inform US congressional leaders by phone of Trump's plans to announce the missile strikes. Trump said on Thursday the NAFTA talks between Canada, Mexico and the USA were "coming along great" and "we're getting pretty close to a deal". "I doubt anyone in Washington has more accurat... [Full Article...]


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