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Esteri Venezuelan army, civil militias hold exercises after Trump threat
Author: 0 Venezuelan army, civil militias hold exercises after Trump threat

The closures came less than 48 hours after the commission ordered cable providers to remove the signal of Colombian TV stations Caracol and RCN. The US embassy in Caracas advised its citizens in the country to stay away from the military exercises, warning of the risk of action by armed civilian loyalists.

Esteri Iraqi forces recapture '70 percent' of Tal Afar from ISIS militants
Author: 0 Iraqi forces recapture '70 percent' of Tal Afar from ISIS militants

Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said Saturday IS had been driven out from 70 percent of the city. "We are present in the war and we will be present in the peace", he added. After routing the militants from Iraq's second city Mosul in July following a grueling nine-month-long battle, Iraqi forces launched an assault Sunday on Tal Afar , where an estimated 1,000 terrorists are holed up.

Esteri Net UK migration down 25 percent as EU Brexodus begins
Author: 0 Net UK migration down 25 percent as EU Brexodus begins

The data prompted former Chancellor George Osborne to call on Conservative MPs to openly rebel against the Government to remove students from net migration figures. "Many return home having built strong professional and personal links that provide long term soft power benefits to the United Kingdom". "Today's report also gives us a more comprehensive picture of the compliance of visa holders, clearly showing that the vast majority of people are following immigration rules and that the ...

Esteri Rohingya Muslims desperate to cross into Bangladesh after Rakhine violence
Author: 0 Rohingya Muslims desperate to cross into Bangladesh after Rakhine violence

Around 2,000 people have been able to cross into Bangladesh since Friday, according to estimates by Rohingya refugees living in the makeshift camps on the Bangladeshi side of the border. Bangladesh border guards also confirmed the account, saying the firing took place at Ghumdhum border post, where thousands have been stranded since Friday, when renewed clashes began.

Author: 0 Suga: N. Korea missiles posed no threat to national security

Tillerson had said he hoped that the lack of missile launches or other "provocative acts" by Pyongyang could mean a path could be opening for dialogue "sometime in the near future". The launches are believed to be North Korea's first test since the Fourth of July when it fired its first intercontinental ballistic test into the sea near Japan.

Esteri North Korea fires several missiles into East Sea
Author: 0 North Korea fires several missiles into East Sea

US Pacific Command, in its initial assessment of the launch on Saturday, said North Korea's first and third missiles failed in flight. They say the North may limit its reactions to low-level provocations like artillery and short-range missile launches.

Esteri Ceasefire in Islamic State pocket at Syria-Lebanon border
Author: 0 Ceasefire in Islamic State pocket at Syria-Lebanon border

The Lebanese army said the man it detained took orders from Islamic State in the Syrian city of Raqqa, which the militants had used as a base before losing ground there to US -backed militias. Lebanon's army insisted it was not coordinating its assault with Hezbollah. The Lebanese army insists it is not coordinating with Hezbollah, which the U.S.

Esteri BSF jawan injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS Pura Sector
Author: 0 BSF jawan injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS Pura Sector

On Friday, a BSF jawan, constable K K Appa Rao, was hit by a sniper round in the RS Pora sector when the Pakistani side took a direct aim at him . Three Pakistan Rangers personnel were killed on Saturday in retaliatory firing by Border Security Force (BSF) troopers on the International Border in Jammu district.

Esteri GOP discord might not bode well for raising debt ceiling
Author: 0 GOP discord might not bode well for raising debt ceiling

McConnell said earlier this month that Trump has "excessive expectations" and that the political novice may not have understood how the legislative branch works. McConnell, a creature of the Senate, a body Trump is still trying to grapple with, smacked down the idea when Trump put it out in May. "No chance", McConnell said.

Esteri Esty's bill to help veterans appeal signed by President Trump
Author: 0 Esty's bill to help veterans appeal signed by President Trump

The Veterans Administration system has fallen behind because of decades of neglect, but a new law signed on Wednesday by President Donald Trump will modernize it and make it a "system we all want for our veterans", VA Secretary David Shulkin said Thursday.

Esteri UAE responds as Qatar restores full diplomatic ties with Iran
Author: 0 UAE responds as Qatar restores full diplomatic ties with Iran

Iran and Saudi Arabia broke off diplomatic relations in January 2016, following the execution by Riyadh of a clergyman of great descent among the Shiites, Nimr Baqer. Qatar's decision to restore ties with Iran comes amid a diplomatic dispute between Qatar and other Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Bahrain.

Esteri DC Lobbying Firms with Ties to Flynn, Manafort Subpoenaed
Author: 0 DC Lobbying Firms with Ties to Flynn, Manafort Subpoenaed

Some of the six firms involved in Manafort's public relations campaign received subpoenas for documents weeks ago, the executive told NBC . "One executive whose firm received a subpoena" told NBC News that Mueller's team is closely examining the lobbying campaign that the Podesta Group was part of.

Author: 0 Tepid 25th for Korea and China

The opposition parties agreed that Korea-China relations must not be allowed to deteriorate and more must be done to go forward. "We notice that South Korea often says it is necessary to resolve the nuclear problem on the Korean Peninsula through a peaceful dialogue", Hua said at the press briefing, adding that China supports such an approach.

Esteri North Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles, says U.S. military
Author: 0 North Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles, says U.S. military

A spokesman for US Pacific Command said none of the missiles, which it said were launched near Kittaeryong, had posed a threat to either North America or the US Pacific territory of Guam. Japan's top government spokesman says there is no direct threat to Japan following North Korea's latest test-launch of three short-range missiles. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier this week credited the North with showing restraint by not launching a missile since the July ICBM test.

Esteri President Trump-Mitch McConnell Relationship on the Rocks?
Author: 0 President Trump-Mitch McConnell Relationship on the Rocks?

Lawmakers are still trying to figure out whether there is a debt bill that can pass with only Republican votes in the House, or whether they will need to move a bill with bipartisan support that doesn't contain any spending cuts. The debt limit has become another political quagmire, with Democrats signaling they won't help pass an increase and conservative Republicans wanted to pair it with more limits on runaway spending.

Esteri Ten civilians killed in US-backed raid in Somalia
Author: 0 Ten civilians killed in US-backed raid in Somalia

Mogadishu - Ten civilians, including three children, were killed in a raid by foreign and Somali forces on a farm in southern Somalia, a deputy governor said Friday, as the United States military confirmed it supported a counter-terror operation in the area and said it would look into the allegations.

Esteri U.S. says N.Korea missiles failed in flight, exploded on launch
Author: 0 U.S. says N.Korea missiles failed in flight, exploded on launch

This was created to fly 10,000 km capable of reaching US mainland. US President Donald Trump had warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he would face " fire and fury " if he threatened the US. North Korea has also simulated attacks on bases in South Korea. None of the missiles, which were launched near Kittaeryong, had posed a threat to either North America or the US Pacific territory of Guam, the spokesman said.

Esteri Flake: Goal of Border Wall Is Not Just to 'Fulfill Campaign Promise'
Author: 0 Flake: Goal of Border Wall Is Not Just to 'Fulfill Campaign Promise'

With Republicans holding a bare 52-seat majority in the U.S. Senate , the president is taking a calculated gamble by attacking Flake and McCain. I don't have any intention of leaving the Republican Party. Avoiding a federal default and a government shutdown will likely be among the chief topics of discussion. The shutdown was the beginning of Clinton's political comeback, and he coasted to victory in November 1996.

Esteri Trump's Afghanistan Strategy: War and Death Forever
Author: 0 Trump's Afghanistan Strategy: War and Death Forever

Pakistan fought two wars for the U.S.in Afghanistan , both under military regimes. Earlier, the Barack Obama administration had said that the process of withdrawing United States troops from Afghanistan would be started. The announcement of the new USA strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia sparked an online verbal clash between the foreign minister of Pakistan and the ex-Pakistani ambassador to the United States .

Esteri Terror attack in Pulwama, three security personnel killed
Author: 0 Terror attack in Pulwama, three security personnel killed

The victims included a policeman, a Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF ) head constable, a trooper and a militant. The militants opened fire on the district police lines causing injuries to the policemen and CRPF jawans. Reports said one of the building caught fire during the standoff. "His body is lying near a building?" the official added. Vaid said police and paramilitary soldiers responded to the attack while a reinforcement of army soldiers and counterinsurgency police encircled the ...