The Paralympic Winter Games will end on March 18. South Korea reached the semifinals of the wheelchair curling competition at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics on Thursday after finishing top of the qualifying round. South Korean wheelchair curlers celebrate after they beat Britain 5-4 in a round-robin match at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics at Gangneung Curling Centre in Gangneung, Gangwon Province on Thursday.
One of Eastern Ghouta's major rebel groups, Faylaq al Rahman, withdrew from Hamoriya as the Syrian military moved rapidly into the town, according to SOHR. Observatory Director Rami Abdulrahman said it was the largest exodus of people from the besieged area near Damascus since government forces launched a campaign to recapture it last month.
The United States asked the Security Council to demand an immediate 30-day ceasefire in Damascus and rebel-held eastern Ghouta , where Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces, backed by Russian Federation and Iran, say they are targeting "terrorist" groups which are shelling the capital.
Frankly, Russia should go away and should shut up. "We have responded to that". Following the attack on Skripal, Britain tasked the DSTL in Wiltshire with analyzing the nerve agent that was used to poison the former spy. He also suggested that the two states could be heading for a return to the Cold War, saying: "Well, let's face it, relations ain't good are they.it's exceptionally, exceptionally chilly at the moment".
Paul Manafort faces a separate indictment in Virginia. In a series of motions , attorneys for Paul Manafort attacked the case brought against him in Washington, arguing that special counsel Robert Mueller exceeded his authority to prosecute Manafort on criminal charges that date back more than a decade.
It's the first known instance of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election seeking direct information from the president's company. Trump previously said any investigation of his family business would be crossing a "red line". "This is old news and our assistance and cooperation with the various investigations remains the same today", said Alan Futerfas, who represents the company.
Sixteen of the Russian individuals and entities sanctioned were indicted on February 16 as part of Mueller's criminal investigation. It also was in response to what officials said was a wide range of "malicious cyberactivity", including Russian efforts to hack into the US energy grid and other parts of the USA infrastructure, including dams.
After the U.S. challenged India's export subsidy programme at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), claiming it hurt American workers, New Delhi on Thursday said it will engage with the USA to discuss its concerns and explain India's stand.
After Temer announced the military intervention in February, many observers blasted the plan as a political maneuver that would only exacerbate killings and human rights violations, especially for the mostly black and poor favela residents.
Having set new solar-panel tariffs in January, mainly aimed at China, Mr. Trump now plans to impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's counting on talks to resolve the trade dispute, but "can't predict whether we will succeed or not succeed".
Clarifying on his earlier statements, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, "Now I've learnt that allegations are unfounded ..." Facing a slew of cases which, according to reports, have begun taking a toll on AAP, Kejriwal in his letter to Majithia said that he apologises for making the allegations against him.
The former legislator and former Minister of Defense became last October 25 the first woman to take this post. Nepal parliament will elect the new President on Tuesday, with voting set to start from 10:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m. An electoral college, including members of parliament and provincial assemblies, will vote in the election. She got involved in politics during her teens and joined the battle to dethrone the centuries-long monarchy rule in the country.
Macron's office and the Saudi Embassy in Paris did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Saudi Arabia will develop a nuclear bomb if its arch-rival Iran does so, the kingdom's 32-year-old crown prince said in a preview of a television interview released on Thursday.
Krahenbuhl said the new funds came from Qatar , Switzerland, Turkey, New Zealand, Norway, Mexico and India , with an unspecified additional contribution from France pushing the donations "close to the $100 million mark". This comes after the U.S. Trump administration in January cut tens of millions of dollars in humanitarian aid for Palestinian refugees. Trump's posts came less than a month after his controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital , a move that ...
Some reports suggest the staff who prepared the plane for takeoff may be to blame for the glitch. After the incident, various pieces of the plane's fuselage were reportedly found on the ground near the runway - along with dozens of gold and silver bars.
Replying to the summons notice, Zeliang on Monday forwarded a letter to the Deputy Superintendent of Police, NIA Guwahati whereby he expressed his inability to appear before it on March 13 since he is required to attend the assembly session as the Leader of Opposition.
She and Mr Ruiz had posted a series of almost 20 videos to YouTube featuring mostly harmless pranks: Mr Ruiz climbing a tree and falling from a branch, Perez feeding him a doughnut covered with talcum powder instead of powdered sugar, eating the world's spiciest pepper.
He also said there is an "attempt by the [ICC] special prosecutor to place my person within the jurisdiction of the [international court]". "All these acts are in violation of due process and constitutional presumption of innocence". He said Duterte also directed Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to prepare a formal notice that would be submitted to the ICC. Bishop Arturo Bastes of Sorsogon said the president might be "simply afraid" of a possible conviction for his "crimes against ...
Security forces from the Hamas movement, which controls the Gaza Strip , have reportedly arrested a former member of the Palestinian Authority's security forces as a suspect in the attempted assassination on Tuesday of Rami Hamdallah , the prime minister of the Palestinian Authority.
Mr Fico has resisted the call for snap polls. Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak resigned two days ago. He was investigating ties between the coalition and the Italian mafia when he was shot in his home. The killing of Kuciak and Kusnirova raised fresh concern about media freedom and corruption both in Slovakia and Europe. Slovakia is now on the radar of the European Union institutions.
Taslimuddin's son Sarfaraz Alam won the seat for the RJD or Rashtriya Janata Dal . The outcome is bad news for Chief Minister Kumar whose party candidate Abhiram Sharma was beaten in Jehanabad by more than 35,000 votes by RJD's Suday Yadav.
Many Snapchat users have completely ditched the social media app altogether following the update with users saying they miss the old Snapchat that was much more simpler, user-friendly and kept you up-to-date on your favorite celebs and social media stars.
More needs to be done; police need the authority to remove weapons from those known to be a danger, and extreme vetting - the sort of process Trump wants to apply to immigrants - should be applied to gun background checks, since more Americans with legal guns than immigrants kill their fellow citizens.
Hotel owner Hadia Hosny El Said captured the moment a baby was carried from the water before the mother emerged from the water looking as if she had just been for a swim. Though water births have become really popular these days, the recent incident of giving birth in the Red Sea was definitely a rare moment. The photos on Facebook have since gone viral after being shared thousands of times and receiving "thousands of comments", according to the report.
Some 904,000 voters went to the polls and, in a stunning repudiation of the pan-democratic camp, chose Beijing-friendly candidates for two of the seats vacated by pro-democracy lawmakers who were kicked out of the legislature previous year for failing to take their oaths of office properly in 2016 .