by | February 11, 2018 | 12:36

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bodies of, had been pulled from the rubble of destroyed buildings in Idlib city following the Sunday strikes. Abdullah said that Turkey's ambitions in the area were not feasible, however, even if it defeats the Kurdish militias by military means. This has enabled the PYD to take control of large swathes of northern Syria where the Kurds reside.

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:23

The spokesman said Mr Moon also called for a quick resumption of dialogue between the United States and North Korea. The UN chief also extended his appreciation and pride to be at the Winter Olympics and highlighted the cooperation between UN and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as well as the values for which the IOC and its sister organisation, the International Paralympic Committee, stand.

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:12

Reuters also reports that Moon has "practically accepted" the offer, and the two countries will soon begin planning logistics. In order to placate Trump, who is known for his weakness for flattery, South Korean president Moon Jae-in lowered expectations about the thaw and publicly announced that North's willingness to participate in the Olympics is "the result of US-led sanctions and pressure".

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:08

President Donald Trump on Saturday accused the Democrats of playing politics with classified information, asserting that their memo countering GOP allegations about the conduct of the FBI's Russian Federation probe was a trap meant to "blame the White House for lack of transparency".

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:05

The White House confirmed late Friday that a second staff member had resigned over allegations of domestic abuse . "We certainly wish him well". Mr Trump said he was "sad" about Mr Porter's departure and that his former staffer was having a "tough time".

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:01

In another statement, the Turkish military said a total of nine soldiers were killed and 11 wounded on Saturday in clashes with mainly Kurdish forces near Afrin. A Turkish Army TAI T129 attack helicopter has been shot down in northern Syria, while carrying out combat mission against Syrian-Kurdish YPG militants.

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:57

A Night to Shine was hosted by hundreds of churches around the world. The foundation reported 175,000 volunteers came together Friday to celebrate and honor 90,000 guests. Inside, Marcatonio said, each guest had a buddy to help navigate through the stations devoted to hair-styling, makeup, shoeshines and boutonnieres.

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:56

A coalition statement emphasized its mission to combat Islamic State, while asserting "its non-negotiable right to act in self-defense". The remark follows a condemnation from the Syrian Foreign Ministry that called the strike a "war crime" and pledged to turn to the United Nations to hold the US-led coalition accountable.

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:51

More rain can be expected in waves Saturday . SATURDAY NIGHT: Rain to a wintry mix will be possible Saturday night into Sunday morning, with an overnight low temperature of 40 degrees. Showers are likely Monday night with lows in the upper 50s. Temperatures will be in the upper 60s to near 70 degrees with breezy conditions. In fact, the warmer than normal temperatures will stick around with highs averaging in the 40s for much of next week! WEDNESDAY: Highs push back up into the ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:40

I XXIII Giochi invernali sono ufficialmente aperti. Kim Yo-jong potrebbe incontrare il presidente sudcoreano, Moon Jae-in sabato. La durezza dei toni non ha smorzato le attese di un possibile incontro diretto tra le due delegazioni, ipotesi che è stata esclusa martedì dal Dipartimento di Stato americano.

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:15

The article reiterated that the North's decision to send delegates to the South had nothing to do with an attempt to approach the United States for talks. North and South Korea have shared a heavily fortified border since the Korean War ended in a ceasefire, not a peace treaty. The offer could put Moon in a delicate diplomatic quandary, but he avoided a direct response, said his spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom, and called instead for efforts to "create the right conditions" for a visit.

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:04

Abe, whose decision to attend the Games opening ceremony angered some of his conservative backers, has rejected those calls, saying the agreement will not be altered "by even one millimetre". North Korea has spent years developing its military, saying it needs to protect itself from USA aggression. North Korea's race to build an intercontinental ballistic missile that could hit the United States with a nuclear warhead has raised fears of a devastating conflict.

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:03

Pence did not interact with the North Koreans even though he was seated in the same box as them at Friday's opening ceremony. Ms Kim Yo Jong, Mr Kim's younger sister, delivered the invitation at a three-hour meeting yesterday at the presidential Blue House, also attended by the North's ceremonial leader, Mr Kim Yong Nam.

by | February 11, 2018 | 10:55

Noah Dickerson bullied his way down low to 28 points and 12 rebounds, while Jaylen Nowell added 23 points for the Huskies (17-8, 7-5), who lost both games of their OR road trip. He now has 1,015 points. Jaylen Nowell added 23 points, while David Crisp had 11 points and seven assists. Dickerson, a junior, has heated up lately.

by | February 11, 2018 | 10:42

The recently declassified referral from the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued by Republican Senators Chuck Grassley and Lindsay Graham, provides new insight into Steele's contacts while he was working on the anti-Trump dossier, revealing that he had written an additional memo, apart from the dossier, using the data received from the Clinton campaign.

by | February 11, 2018 | 10:33

They did not tell him a "dossier" on Trump that was an integral reason for their probe had been funded by the Democratic National Committee and then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The source who spoke to Fox News has read the Democrats' rebuttal memo, and said it is filled with information on sources and methods taken from original documents.

by | February 11, 2018 | 10:29

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick as Real Madrid warmed up for its highly anticipated Champions league clash against Paris Saint-Germain by routing Real Sociedad 5-2 in the Spanish league on Saturday. I'd be lying to you if I said that we weren't thinking about PSG . It was Atletico's eighth victory by a 1-0 margin in La Liga this season and put some pressure back on Barcelona, although they can again move nine points clear at the top by beating Getafe at the Camp Nou on Sunday.

by | February 11, 2018 | 10:05

The U.S. Senate , in a rare display of bipartisanship, on Wednesday reached a two-year budget deal to raise federal spending by nearly $300 billion, in an attempt to end the kind of squabbling over fiscal issues that has plagued Washington for years.

by | February 11, 2018 | 09:58

Private election monitors said the two-month campaign for the local government elections was the most peaceful in decades and an outstanding feature was the impartiality and even-handedness of the police and the strict enforcement of election laws.

by | February 11, 2018 | 09:44

The Intelligence Committee's top Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, oversaw the party's response to the Nunes memo . Trump's decision to block the release of the memo infuriated Democrats, who said it showed a double standard on transparency on the part of the Republican president.

by | February 11, 2018 | 09:33

Tensions between the U.S and North Korea intensified during the past year, raising worries of armed conflict on the peninsula. I mean, we get along personally, so I believe Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, they will, if they talk, they'll probably get along, because in my opinion, they're much the same people.

by | February 11, 2018 | 09:31

In it, Kim Jong Un highlighted several huge intercontinental ballistic missiles, which were successfully flight tested three times previous year and could reach deep into the USA mainland when perfected. South Korean television showed its smiling president entering a reception room Saturday and shaking hands with the North Koreans. Kim Yo Jong, 28, is the first member of the ruling Kim family bearing the bloodline of the sacred Mount Paektu, a centerpiece of the North's idolization and ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 09:15

Ahead of the Karnataka Assembly Election which will be taking place anytime in 2018, BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa took to his Twitter account and in a "welcome" message for Rahul Gandhi said, "I heartily welcome #ElectionHindu Rahul Gandhi to Ballari".

by | February 11, 2018 | 08:56

In their eyes, I'm not the right kind of Catholic for my choice of partner, ' she wrote. Parents received news of her termination in a letter from the school, which read in part, "Today a hard and necessary decision has been made regarding Ms.

by | February 11, 2018 | 08:39

Demonstrating a non-committal stance, Moon said about the invitation that he wants to "create the environment for that to be able to happen". That's unlikely to be an accident, said Mr. Military and civilian experts have, however, warned against such a gamble given that North Korea retains massive conventional firepower to level Seoul and kill millions, including around 28,000 USA servicemen, in retaliation.

by | February 11, 2018 | 08:14

Weeks after giving ceremonial welcome to Israel's Prime Minister and " close friend" Benjamin Netanyahu , PM Modi will visit Palestinian territories on Saturday. A second MoU was signed for construction of the India-Palestine centre for empowering women called "Turathi" at a cost of $5 million. India recently voted for a resolution that criticised US's decision to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

by | February 11, 2018 | 08:15

It does appear that the Democratic memo contains details that could be reasonably said to endanger national security. "Nice try. You said you wanted to release the Nunes memo before you even read it, and your appointees at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and DOJ warned you it was inaccurate and misleading", Beyer tweeted .

by | February 11, 2018 | 08:11

Noceda had snorted a line of crushed Percocet pills, and Varela then gave her a "dab" of liquid THC. Alyssa's mum Gina Person said: "She was just an innocent 18-year-old girl, having fun, and (she) was taken advantage of". When Varela spoke to authorities, he claimed the sex was consensual though Noceda was "out of it". The suspect's roommate reportedly told police that he saw Noceda alive after 9 p.m.

by | February 11, 2018 | 08:01

There is little doubt that Mueller and his investigation are the memo's ultimate targets, but if McCain is not Congress' last courageous Republican, it should backfire badly. He pleaded guilty past year to lying to the FBI and is cooperating with Mr Mueller's investigation. "No one, including the president, is above the law", he added.

by | February 11, 2018 | 07:52

On Saturday Trump called the Democratic document "a very political and long response memo which they knew, because of sources and methods (and more ), would have to be heavily redacted". Schiff and other Democrats charge that the Republican memo led by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes of California is misleading and omits key facts, including that the FISA application did state that ex-British intelligence agent Christopher Steele, the author of the dossier, was paid by a political ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 07:45

As ever, its front page lead story was on the activities of leader Kim Jong Un - in this instance, being given a gift by Zimbabwe´s visiting air force commander. Pence also heard from North Korean defectors. The North's invitation comes as the United States is escalating pressure on the reclusive regime to give up its weapons program.

by | February 11, 2018 | 07:47

A Turkish military chopper was downed amid the country's Olive Branch operation in northern Syria , President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. Since Jan. Bozdag said: "Saying "do not enter Afrin's city center" is same as saying "do not touch the terrorists who are in there". Talking to reporters in central Yozgat province, Bozdag said the USA must show understanding of Turkey's sensitivity and concerns.

by | February 11, 2018 | 07:41

North Korean cheerleaders cheer the unified Korean team ahead of its women's preliminary round ice hockey game against Switzerland in Gangneung, South Korea , at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics , Feb. It is extremely rare for a Japanese prime minister to communicate with a high-ranking official from North Korea's ruling party. White House officials clarified for the press that it was known ahead of time that the North Koreans would also be seated in Moon's box, and Pence knowingly ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 07:33

Porter's security clearance, which he needed in the crucial job of staff secretary who controls the daily paper flow to the President's desk. White House officials said they learned of the accusations by Sorensen's wife Thursday night, before The Post contacted the White House for comment.

by | February 11, 2018 | 07:16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the BJP MPs to spread information about the schemes announced in the Union Budget 2018-19. The Prime Minister told the MPs that giving a mass-market appeal to the welfare schemes was directly linked to the party's performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, parliamentarians present at the meeting said.