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by | September 22, 2017 | 00:24

Washington has traditionally been a friend to the Kurds, and in some parts of the region relies on Kurdish militia fighters in its wars against jihadist extremists. Iraq's Supreme Court has issued a verdict suspending the upcoming vote saying it has received multiple requests to block it. If powerful OPEC members like Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait reach out to the KRG in a way that provides global recognition of Kurdish independence , they could cause a serious rift with Iraq and Iran.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:24

I have seldom heard such nonsense and hypocrisy from European Union fanatics, like Mr Verhofstadt, over the Irish border. The European Parliament's chief negotiator Guy Verhofstadt has today raised the issue of the Irish border, stressing that the United Kingdom "must" find a solution - two days before May is due to give a major speech to EU27 leaders in Florence.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:20

Trump is due to discuss the issue with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae Inn on Thursday. They staged a protest Sunday against the North's most powerful nuclear test on September 3 in downtown Harbin, Heilongjian Province, shouting, "We strongly protest the test that intimidates the three northeastern Chinese provinces (adjacent to the North)", Radio Free Asia said.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:21

We hope that we will not be deported from here. She said agency officials are "very shocked and sad". "The university shares the growing concern with the ongoing situation in Myanmar", a spokesperson was quoted by The Guardian . Tillerson asked if the U.S. could provide assistance, reports AP. According to reports, the Rohingya crisis has left at least 1,000 people dead, including children and infants, with dozens of the Rohingya Muslims who drowned when their boat capsized while trying to ...

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:47

The BJP-led NDA government has 336 seats in the 543-seat Lok Sabha (with BJP alone having 282 seats), and with Congress' backing (INC has 45 seats), a clear win is easily assured for the Women's Reservation Bill in the lower house. In fact, the UPA's common minimum programme of 2004 and 2009 included the Women's Bill. However, this is the highest number of Women MPs ever elected to the Lok Sabha.

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:48

The MNS chief further added that Dawood is now in negotiating terms with the Central government. "But the reality is that Dawood himself wants to return, it would be no real success for the government", he was reported as saying in his video speech.

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:41

Mathews. The Associated Press reported that police officers Sgt. Chris Barnes and Lt. Matthew Lindsey arrived at Sanchez's home after a auto parked in the driveway matched the description of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run near the neighborhood.

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:24

Investigators have emails between Manafort and one of his employees regarding Oleg Deripaska , a Russian billionaire and aluminum magnate. Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni explained the emails away as an "innocuous" attempt to recoup debts owed "by past clients" of his consulting business.

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:24

Here's how nearby Portland-area synagouges are observing the Jewish New Year. When is Rosh Hashanah and what time does it start? "On this holiday, the supporters of Judaism analyse their achievements, make plans for the future and become aware of their special responsibility for the welfare of those who need their assistance and support", the statement says.

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:19

A congressional official said the USA state department has formally withdrawn its notification to congress of the planned sale. "No apology", Sarah Huckabee Sanders told the Post on Wednesday. "We should also stop selling weapons to units of the Turkish National Police that have been arbitrarily arresting and abusing Turkish citizens who peacefully criticize the govt".

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:18

The treaty outlaws the use, threat of use, testing, development, production, possession, transfer and stationing in a different country of nuclear weapons. "If there is something I take very seriously it is the fact that, as Secretary-General, I am the depository of the Comprehensive-Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)", said Guterres in his remarks to a biennial conference on facilitating the Treaty's entry into force, held at UN Headquarters in NY.

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:10

People at the Seoul Railway Station in the South Korean capital watch a TV report on North Korea's missile launch on Friday, days after the U.N. Security Council adopted new sanctions against Pyongyang. Now in South Korea , Hee Yeon has told of the horrors she had witnessed while being part of the secretive Kim regime's inner circle. All that's left to do, Zhao says, is to try to prevent North Korea from proliferating nuclear technology, help it to avoid nuclear accidents, and set up ...

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:07

None among them has followed that procedure". The UN has said that the Rohingya are one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. "No Rohingya has sought asylum in India and we can not question their deportation by raising human rights concerns".

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:08

Still, 52 percent of respondents said they disapprove of the job Trump is doing as president. 83 percent of Republicans , 41 percent of independents and 10 percent of Democrats approve of Trump's performance. "There's a sense out there that people are so dug in in Washington , they're oblivious to the fact the average American says we're not getting anything done, we're going to have to compromise", Brian Kilmeade said on "Fox & Friends".

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:03

He then asks if they mind listening to some music. You ever try the breathless vocal run in the middle of "Monkey Wrench" while doing 75 on the highway? Bassist Nate Parker, chilling in the backseat, remembered playing through a karaoke machine during his first jam session with Grohl.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:57

The first lady called upon her audience, which included worldwide first spouses such as Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau of Canada, Emine Erdogan of Turkey, and Brigitte Macron of France, to teach "the next generation to lead and honor the golden rule", which she said was a "moral imperative", notes Politico .

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:56

According to sources within Haryana Police, the absconding "angel" of rape convict Ram Rahim was seen roaming in a vehicle bearing Nepal registration with three others on Sunday. While it was being said that the infamous duo shared illicit relationship, latest buzz has it that Ram Rahim and Honeypreet were also secretly married to each other.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:51

So far, no North Korean athlete has qualified for PyeongChang, though there has been talk of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) granting wild cards, something previously proposed by Choi Moon-soon, governor of the Gangwon province that will host the Winter Games.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:51

The worldwide legal document placed a cap on oil product supplies to North Korea, as well as a ban on its textiles exports. North Korea staged its sixth and most powerful nuclear bomb test earlier this month and in July tested long-range intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching at least parts of the U.S.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:48

Mr Abbott said the incident happened in Hobart , Tasmania . He wasn't very good at it, I have to say, but he did make contact. Speaking to 2GB radio, Abbott claimed he was approached in the street in the Tasmanian capital by a male marriage equality supporter who then headbutted him in the face.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:47

Other members close to Philippot have also announced their departure from the party. But he was also behind Le Pen's controversial proposal for France to leave the eurozone. She declared that she had an "intellectual crush" on Philippot as recently as previous year, but the two have grown apart since Le Pen's election defeat to Emmanuel Macron in May.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:46

Among the three civilians killed were two men and a girl who had recently enrolled in a university. Block Medical Officer at Sub District Hospital Tral Thursday issued a list of 26 civilians injured due to pellets. On Wednesday evening suspected rebels attacked security forces and stole weapons in southern Banihal town, killing one and injuring another. SRINAGAR , Indian-controlled Kashmir, Sept.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:48

As far as the global media is concerned, the annual September gathering of world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly was fairly tepid until USA president Donald Trump's debut speech on Tuesday. state department official for the Pakistan-Afghanistan region. Where Trump announced that his strategy involved a change in America's approach to Pakistan, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, " Pakistan is at the frontline of fighting terrorism, has made sacrifices ...

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:49

Mr. Colbert asked, "Sean, do you know?" Braff obviously thinks demonization is in order. So Sean Spicer appeared at the Emmys , for some fucken reason. Corden then spoke about the backlash that he has received . He was so taken back, he even shared a photo of himself looking confused while Spicer chatted people up behind him.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:48

Any conflict on the Korean peninsula could lead to bloodshed unseen since the 1950-53 Korean War, which took the lives of more than 50,000 Americans and millions of Koreans and ended in an armed truce, not a peace treaty. Still, despite heated rhetoric and posturing in the United States and North Korea, there has been no positioning of USA military assets to suggest a military conflict is imminent.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:45

The company's decision to label a Rohingya armed group a "dangerous organization" came amid an global outcry against Myanmar's government and military, which has been accused of orchestrating an "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority that's often called the most persecuted minority group in the world.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:47

Cassidy said in an appearance on Kimmel's show in May that any new bill has to "pass the Jimmy Kimmel test ". Cassidy then appeared on Kimmel's show, and the senator reiterated the importance of making sure middle-class families could afford health care .

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:46

South Korea´s presidential office had later said Trump´s warning to North Korea had been "firm and specific". He added, "food and essential medicines and equipment to treat young children are in short supply". "There is a saying that marching goes on even when dogs bark", he said as he entered his hotel on Wednesday. Upon his arrival in NY for meetings at theUN, the minister of north Korean foreign Affairs Ri Yong-ho, all sorts of questions by the journalists, was answered by a maxim.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:43

When questioned if he foresees any business role of India in Afghanistan Abbasi replied that India has earlier also invested in Afghanistan and it if the country wishes it can do it again. "Pence was told, Pakistan had laid down thousands of lives for the cause", he added. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi added that "Those have to be resolved first, and Kashmir is the basic core issue there".

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:48

Nikki Haley said the United Nations would happily turn the matter over to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "because he has plenty of military options". Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, said Sunday with the United States exhausting diplomatic means against North Korea, "military options" are an alternative.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:44

Hahah, get it? He's calling Kim Jong un - a fellow madman who loves to play with missiles and seems intent on launching a nuclear war against someone - Rocket Man! Iran and North Korea will also feature heavily during a ministerial Security Council meeting on Thursday, at the request of the United States, to discuss the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:45

He said Israel chose to shoot it down after it entered the demilitarized zone between Syria and the Israeli-controlled side of the Golan. "We will not allow Iranian forces, Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad, or Shiite militias of any kind to approach Israel's borders".

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:42

The Russian Ministry of Defense said the U.S-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have already shelled Syrian government positions outside of Deir el-Zour twice in recent days. Russian Federation has been conducting air raids against Daesh and other terrorist outfits inside Syria at the Damascus government's request since September 2015.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:44

The property being searched by counter-terrorism police investigating the London subway bombing belongs to an elderly couple who have for years taken in foster children. An 18-year-old was also arrested on Saturday in connection with Friday's attack. Friend Alison Griffiths said the couple, who are now staying with friends, are "great pillars of the community", adding, "they do a job that not many people do".

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:42

As world leaders head to the United Nations headquarters in NY for the annual General Assembly meeting this week, Haley's comments indicated the United States was not backing down from its threat of military action against North Korea. "Too bad!" Trump tweeted, apparently finding a new nickname for Kim (McMaster confirmed that that was probably Trump's intention). China on Friday said it opposes ballistic missile launches by North Korea, urging all parties concerned to exercise restraint ...