On Jan. 20, Turkey launched "Operation Olive Branch" to clear YPG militants from Afrin in northwestern Syria, as Ankara considers the YPG as the Syrian affiliates of the PKK, a terrorist organization listed by Turkey, the US and EU. Turkish soldiers and tanks are pictured in a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep province, Turkey January 22, 2018. More than 390,000 civilians trapped in the region are said to be struggling with severe shortages of food and medical supplies.
On defence cooperation, which is on an upswing, the prime minister said both sides chose to cooperate in defence production and explore opportunities in transfer of technology. Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj also met the Vietnamese president, and discussed steps to expand cooperation across sectors. Quang's visit is focused primarily on China's growing misadventures in the South China Sea, which Vietnam calls the East Sea, along with diverse areas of interests like nuclear ...
The Boston Globe reported that police responded to the home after getting a call from a man who requested they conduct a well-being check. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. Authorities discovered the bodies of a woman and three young children inside the West Brookfield, Mass . home. As a precaution, there was a police presence at the school on Friday.
An uniformed patrol in a jeep was sent to the scene but had difficulty accessing the location because of heavy snow drifts. Additional garda vehicles were sent to Fortunestown Lane including three patrols from the armed support unit and four traffic jeeps.
In a background briefing arranged by the Prime Minister's Office last week, a senior national security official suggested to reporters that Atwal's visit to India was arranged by factions within the Indian government to make the Canadian government appear sympathetic to Sikh extremists and "complacent on terrorism".
West Africa's arid Sahel region is suffering a spike in violence by militant groups, some with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State, that is drawing an increasingly aggressive response from countries including France and the United States. Burkina Faso, a former French colony that gained its independence in 1960, used to be called the Republic of Upper Volta. The government said the attack on the military was a suicide vehicle bombing and that a planned meeting of the G5 Sahel regional ...
A red weather warning is still in place for Leinster , Munster and Galway until 6pm. Dublin Airport has reported a number of flight cancellations. Ulster and Connacht will have good dry spells and the snow will turn to sleet in some coastal areas of the south and east. Temperatures dropped below minus 5C and there were strong gale force winds.
Before the arrival of the storm , The Weather Channel forecaster Hannah Findley, said: " Storm Emma will bring strengthening winds, fresh to strong across the British Isles, with gusts to up to 50mph". The low is, at 11am, centred over NW Spain, but has sent an upper warm front north well ahead of the low pressure system, with moisture advection behind this warm front upgliding over still bitterly cold sub-zero air at the surface over southern United Kingdom bringing mainly light snow moving ...
To obtain an EB-1 under the extraordinary ability category, an immigrant has to provide evidence of a major award or meet at least three out of 10 criteria . Morrison, also an immigration expert, said Melania Trump's resume in 2001 seems "inconsistent" with the strict requirements of the EB-1 visa. Immigration experts and lawyers interviewed in the article noted that the "extraordinary ability" standard is a subjective measure.
Putin said that Russian Federation also tested a new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile, called Sarmat, with a range and number of warheads exceeding its Soviet-era predecessor, known in the West as Satan. "I'm still kind of in shock", said Edward Geist, a researcher specializing in Russian Federation at the Rand Corp, speaking to NPR . Russian Federation has been outraged by NATO's expansion into former Soviet satellite states in eastern Europe and Putin stated that Russian ...
In the mid-afternoon, water rushed over Route 6A in West Barnstable, flooding the popular thoroughfare. By 1 p.m., most of the flood water had receded. Three sections of Route 6A in Dennis were closed due to flooding, according to Dennis police. The city of Portland closed several roads in the Bayside neighborhood and along Commercial Street, including the Portland pier.
Two decades later, the anti-communist Graham was invited to Pyongyang, becoming an honored guest of North Korea's late president Kim Il Sung. Tulsa will be represented by ORU President Dr. In 1965, we attended a crusade at Bears Stadium in Denver, and as a teenager, I traveled by bus to Texas for a candlelight service at the Cotton Bowl.
FOX 8 also reported that Simons had exited the restroom and was spotted by another student with the gun before he returned to the bathroom. 'I know someone will follow me just like I followed [the Columbine shooters]. They are investigating his access to a weapon. Surveillance footage shows Simons leaving his home around 7 a.m. on February 21 with a "noticeable limp" because of the.22 caliber rifle hidden in his clothing, the Jackson Township Police Department said in a statement.
The discovery was the largest predator-to-prey size ratio ever documented for a Burmese Python, which has big implications. A team of land managers and biologists discovered the python at Collier-Seminole State Park, where the animal exhibited a food bulge.
The outage comes five months after Hurricane Maria destroyed the territory's power grid, leading to a lengthy and contentious recovery effort. "We are very pleased to have formalized an agreement with the PGA Tour for the 2019 and 2020 Puerto Rico Open ".
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a decision to reduce the diplomatic presence in Havana at the end of September due to the inexplicable symptoms suffered by at least 24 intelligence officers, diplomats and their relatives, who reported falling ill after hearing unusual sounds and feeling vibrations.
Leicestershire Police said the three men arrested yesterday are all in their 30s and investigators are now questioning them in connection with the fire. Two more men have arrested in connection with a deadly explosion in Leicester in England, bringing the total number of arrests to five . Also unaccounted for are Shane's girlfriend Leah Beth Reek, also 18, and 22-year-old shop worker Viktorija Ijevleva.
It's against the law to disturb any unmarked human burial sites, so underwater archaeologists had to use techniques such as sonar and magnetometry to investigate. In a statement, Duggins called the discovery awe inspiring. Researchers believe ancient Floridians buried the dead at the site and the peat slowed the organic decomposition process, allowing the site to stay well-preserved.
President Donald Trump's latest statements about imposing stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum . Donald Trump's proposed introduction of steel tariffs would seriously undermine the UK's ability to compete in the global market, the industry's trade body has warned.
Each year in our community, both children and adults celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with countless lessons and activities in and out of the classroom. While he wrote and illustrated 44 children's books, Seuss never had any children of his own. He is well known for his tongue-tying rhymes for children of all ages.
They tried to go to a game between Tehran teams Esteqlal and Persepolis . These women's tickets, which has been sold the previous week, were issued by mistake according to Iran's football federation, who offered to refund the tickets.
That claim was refuted by David Martosko, political editor of the Daily Mail , the publication that first broke the news about abuse allegations against Porter. She then issued a statement from Porter calling the allegations "outrageous" and "simply false". Hicks announced Wednesday that she will be leaving the administration.
Rybka has said she is from Belarus, but got into Thailand using a Russian passport, an official told the news outlet. In a video that Vashukevich posted on February 27, which appeared to have been filmed in a Thai police vehicle, she claims that she can reveal details about Russia's alleged meddling in the election.
Declaring that she was "confident" that a deal was "achievable", Mrs May said her message to Brussels was: "We know what we want". But she signaled that Britain is willing to make major compromises to secure what she called the world's most ambitious free trade deal.
There was a time not so long ago when leading psephologists , analysts and other manner of General Election predictors on television, as they went over the electoral map of India allotting seats to various political parties State by State, would come to the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the North-East (including Assam) and dump them pretty much routinely in the Congress basket.