He polled 2,000 votes, while Tunde Adeniran came a distant second with 231 votes, even as Raymond Dokpesi and Taoheed Adedoja garnered 66 and zero votes respectively. With your mandate I assure you, that all necessary steps will be taken to avoid a repeat of our past mistakes. He stressed that the party has learnt its lessons and they are now set to forge a new path for the party and Nigeria.
But if Trump's Jerusalem move was an insult or a blow to Palestinian leadership, it may give Palestinians a new clarity about the political battle ahead. He also said Trump's Jerusalem announcement was "null and void". Lebanese security forces on the scene responded with tear gas and water cannons, as demonstrators lit a large garbage can andcar tires on fire.
Among other issues seen as priority for India that Swaraj was likely to bring up was China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a strand of which i.e. "China is willing, on the basis of mutual respect, to live peacefully with the American superpower. The US needs to understand and accept a China that is following its own path of socialism with Chinese characteristics, one suited to its own conditions", official media quoted him as saying.
North Korea has fired two missiles over Japan as it pursues nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in defiance of United Nations sanctions and global condemnation. The head of South Korea also said that "the goal of reforming the defense system is to create a powerful army". Yesterday, South Korea said it would impose new unilateral sanctions on 20 institutions and a dozen individuals in North Korea, barring any financial transactions between those sanctioned and South Koreans.
Rumours of the Indian cricket team captain and the Bollywood star getting hitched has gathered steam in the past week after Kohli opted out of the ongoing ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka, and Anushka and her family were spotted earlier in the week at the Mumbai global airport leaving for an unknown destination.
However, it is also a disputed territory, contested by both Israel and Palestine, which sees it as a capital of its future state. Erdogan, who regards himself as a champion of the Palestinian cause and an opponent of any perceived global injustice against Muslims, described Jerusalem as the "apple of our eye" and a "red line" for Muslims.
Other protests occurred in Jordan, Turkey, Pakistan, Malaysia, Egypt and the Palestinian territories bordering Israel . Palestinian protests waned in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip on Sunday while violence flared near the U.S.
A spokesman for P&O Ferries confirmed that one of its vessels had run aground at noon on Sunday in Calais. Authorities safely evacuated those on board. The vessel is stable and no injuries have been reported, the local official said. The prefecture said the evacuation was completed Sunday evening and traffic had resumed between France and Britain.
Japan is planning on installing a new missile defense system in response to the threat from North Korea. It is aimed at "practising tracking an object and sharing information on it among the three countries", said a defence official, adding, "It will translate into a measure against ballistic missiles ".
Firefighters helped an elderly woman walk out of the building who could not see through the smoke, Freel said. WXIX-TV reports it's the second time in two weeks that a fire sparked by attempts to kill bed bugs has caused extensive damage in Cincinnati .
Love, Roy Moore, D.A. 12-22-77 Olde Hickory House", the yearbook inscription says. The president didn't have much of anything to say on Moore's behalf, however, other than to point out he would be a reliable pro-Trump vote in the Senate. Trump tweets that his agenda doesn't need a Democrat in the Senate "where we have so little margin for victory already". She claimed Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 16, and she presented his alleged signature in her yearbook as evidence that they ...
On Friday, 14 of the 15 countries in the UN Security Council opposed Trump's decision. And it is a major part of the Trump administration's agenda to bring about Middle East peace. "That's not for the United States to decide". Jerusalem, the eastern part of which was annexed from Jordan by Israel in 1967, has always been a sticking point in peace negotiations in the region.
U.S. President Donald Trump hosted his first White House Hannukah party, which included guests such as Rabbi Meir Yaakov Soloveichik, of America's first Jewish congregation. "Hanukkah is a time for Jewish families around the world to celebrate the miracles of the past and promises of the future", Trump said. He was also accompanied on stage by Louise Lawrence-Israel, a Holocaust survivor originally from the Netherlands, who shared the story of childhood under Nazi Germany's rule, saying that ...
Winds are forecast to strengthen across parts of Britain on Wednesday ahead of the arrival of Storm Caroline. Storm Caroline is expected to batter the United Kingdom with gusts of up to 90mph and poses a potential risk to life, the Met Office says.
Duterte placed the restive region of 22 million people under military rule on May 23 after Islamist militants took over parts of the southern Marawi City in what was the Philippines' biggest security crisis in years. Both the AFP and the Philippine National Police (PNP) are pushing for the extension of martial law in Mindanao which is set to expire by yearend. "There is a threat, in terms of seriousness ...
Jamil Mazhar, a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, said that Al-Quds will remain an everlasting capital of Palestine who will never retreat from its territory. A Palestinian protester uses a sling to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes as Palestinians call for a "day of rage" in response to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Dec 9, 2017.
Amber weather warnings were in place across Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and much of western England as icy conditions plunged roads into chaos, with temperatures of -11 degrees Celsius (12 degrees Fahrenheit) making it the coldest night of 2017, according to Press Association.
The Election Commission said faulty machines found in 7-8 booths were fixed or replaced by 11 am. He claimed that while he voted for the Congress and it reflected on the machine, "There was some fishy business going on, the WiFi was active and I doubt that what was being collated was not what was getting reflected".
Some media reports have also claimed that fire incident took place due to a party that was being held by Jewish students inside the synagogue. No one was injured and there was no major damage to property in the attack Saturday night , the online edition of the Expressen daily reported .
This has been Trump's daily routine, according to some of the 60 advisers, associates, friends and members of Congress that spoke to The New York Times They said the television is his lifeline to the world. A New York Times report Saturday detailed President Donald Trump's complicated relationship with TV news and his heavy consumption of it. "I know they like to say-people that don't know me-they like to say I watch television", Trump said.
An AFP correspondent in Awkar outside the capital Beirut said several hundred pro-Palestinian demonstrators had gathered near the USA embassy, located in the area. to prevent it moving its Israel embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. Overnight the Arab League condemned the USA decision. Protesters set fires to tires in the street in Lebanon.
Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a mummy in one of two previously unexplored tombs, the antiquities ministry said on Saturday. Since Kampp's discovery, "both tombs were left untouched" until an Egyptian archaeological mission started work.
Check the pictures here. The venue was decorated with a lot of balloons, and there were several rides for kids to enjoy. There is another "sweet as sugar" picture of Taimur laughing with mommy Kareena and aunt Karisma. At am interview, Rani Mukerjee had once said that she does not mind Adira's pictures to come in the media but Aditya is not comfortable with it. Apart from her, Rekha was also present at the do and like always, looked like a million bucks.
Early Saturday morning, before dawn, two Palestinian fighters of Hamas' military wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, were killed in Israeli strikes targeting an al-Qassam military site. Gaza security officials said that both targets were in the vicinity of Beit Lahiya, in the northern part of the strip, close to the border with Israel.
In a setback for India, the Nepali Congress seemed to suffer heavy losses in the initial counting of votes in Nepal for federal and provincial assemblies. The mission, however, commented that there was a notable lack of transparency in the work of the Election Commission, which affected the electoral process, particularly in regard to the reconciliation of ballots, which is detrimental to transparency.