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by | February 16, 2018 | 03:20

Asked about not be invited to the April meeting in Peru's capital Lima on Thursday, Maduro promised he'd be there. "What is it - are you afraid of me?" Venezuela will seek other buyers for its oil if the US approves an oil embargo on Venezuela, the president of the South American nation said at a press conference Thursday.

by | February 16, 2018 | 03:08

This part of the visit was organized together with a Delegation of the European Parliament's Sub-committee on Human Rights, led by its Chairman Mr Pier Antonio Panzeri, who travelled onwards to Myanmar. "UNHCR presence and access throughout the state are essential to monitor protection conditions, provide independent information to refugees, and accompany returns as and when they take place".

by | February 16, 2018 | 03:03

Owaisi justifying patriotism of Indian Muslims had come after recent terror attacks on army camps in Jammu and Kashmir where Kashmiri Muslims who were in the Indian Army sacrificed their lives for the nation. He said that Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Toiba were hands in glove in carrying attacks. There's no differentiation, they keep jumping from one target to other.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:48

Seventeen people, including students, were killed and over a dozen injured at a Florida school on Wednesday after a 19-year-old former student opened fire. "He had countless magazines, multiple magazines, and at this point, we believe he had one AR-15 rifle ", the sheriff added. Cruz was taken into custody almost two hours after the shooting was reported, authorities said.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:48

The stock increased 4.19% or $7.51 during the last trading session, reaching $186.76. About 486,834 shares traded. It has outperformed by 0.64% the S&P500. When looking at the investment recommendation on say a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell), BAC is given a 2.10 while 1.80 placed for MSFT.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:41

US President Donald Trump's favorability is on the rise, according to a new survey from a Democratic super PAC. It's far short of the almost 1,000 seats Republicans won during former President Barack Obama's tenure, but Democrats see the wins as signs of an energized base that could deliver control of the House, and potentially the Senate, to the party in this year's midterm elections.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:43

Impersonators are considered blasphemous in North Korea , but Howard said he had no reservations when impersonating the nation's leader. In true Olympic fashion, the feel-good atmosphere of the global event has already crossed geopolitical borders with a united North and South Korea competing under the same banner.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:38

The Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah told media that the provincial government had received the interior ministry's directions, and in the light of these, they had already started taking over all offices, schools, dispensaries and seminaries belonging to the JuD and the FIF.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:36

Zuma , whose reputation has been stained by years-long allegations of graft, had been instructed to step down by the African National Congress (ANC ) party. Zuma, who has ruled South Africa since the end of apartheid , was till date considered the most powerful person in the country. "The ANC extends its gratitude to President Zuma", said Jessie Duarte, on behalf of the party.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:32

It is a key ally of Lebanon's President, Michel Aoun, and of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Sheik Nabil Kaouk, right, Hezbollah's commander in south Lebanon, and Hezbollah legislator Hassan Fadlallah, left, attend the funeral of prominent businessman Hassan Tajeddine, from a very rich and influential Shiite family in southern Lebanon and a strong Hezbollah supporter, January 26, 2010.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:32

The report attributes 1,000 civilian casualties (399 deaths and 601 injured) and the abduction of 119 civilians to Daesh / ISIL-KP. KABUL-The Taliban said on Wednesday, in a rare statement to the American people, they wanted to end Afghanistan's 17-year war through talks, while warning the message should not be seen as a sign of weakness and the fight against USA forces would go on.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:26

The implosion came despite Monday's last minute intervention by British Prime Minister Theresa May and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who travelled to Stormont for talks with the parties. "The position of the United Kingdom government remains the same: devolved government is in the best interests of everyone in Northern Ireland and is best for the union".

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:24

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn offered to resign on Thursday in what he says is an effort to advance reforms aimed at easing the country's political unrest. Jawar Mohammed, a US-based Oromo activist and executive director of the Oromia Media Network, agreed that Hailemariam's exit was a product of the demonstrations.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:19

The sources said senior commanders of Pakistan Army have been frequently visiting Pakistani posts in the last few weeks in the wake of aggressive response by India to Pakistani actions. The Indian Army's policy on the Pakistan army is quite clear- to teach them a lesson when they "misbehave". An attempt by militants to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistan was foiled by the Indian Army on Thursday, military sources said.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:19

He fought the injustices of white minority rule from within South Africa, most prominently by defending the rights of black miners as leader of the National Union of Mineworkers. FILE - South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is silhouetted in the Farlam Commission, Aug. 11, 2014. But during his tenure, he called for earlier and expanded treatment for HIV-positive South Africans that helped to curb the death rate and urged his countrymen to get tested for HIV.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:15

The replica gun was a black Co2 BB gun, with 24 CO2 cylinders. It was not immediately known what type of gun the student possessed and if he had any ammunition with him. Marcus Principal Gary Shafferman said in a notice to parents that that "we do not believe the student meant to harm anyone on campus". "I want to assure you, if appropriate, the student will face disciplinary action according to our student code of conduct".

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:13

Mr Porter left the White House last week after two former wives said he abused them. Murphy's bill, her office stated in a news release, aims to codify what she called the "Coats Rule", referencing Dan Coats , President Donald Trump's director of national intelligence, who declared in congressional testimony this week that individuals with interim security clearances should have limited access to secret information.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:14

School officials said Cruz was attending another school in Broward County after his expulsion. Earlier Thursday, Trump highlighted the apparent mental instability of the gunman who allegedly killed 17 people at a Florida high school .

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:13

Our nominee to the National Security Division - the anti-terrorism division - was approved unanimously in the committee. Cory Gardner made a decision to retaliate by freezing the Trump administration's Justice Department nominees. Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoked Obama-era protections for states that have broadly legalized marijuana. Jeff Sessions has had a busy week. The two met in January to hash out their differences, and "there was no breakthrough", according to Gardner.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:12

In the wake of a Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people , President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka tweeted about prayers. The sheriff said several SWAT teams have gone in during the afternoon and are clearing every building at the school complex to ensure no other threat remains.

by | February 16, 2018 | 01:59

Jammu & Kashmir chief-minister Mehbooba Mufti has called for talks to be held between India and its archrival and neighbor Pakistan in order to avert "daily deaths" of civilians and security forces on either side of the border. Crack teams of the Jammu and Kashmir Police have fanned out across south Kashmir to trace the contacts of the three Jaish-e-Mohammed militants, who carried out a suicide attack on the Sunjuwan Army camp in Jammu , officials said.

by | February 15, 2018 | 20:09

In Brussels , Greek defence minister Panos Kammenos said he had briefed USA defence secretary Jim Mattis and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief Jens Stoltenberg . Yildirim said he told Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a late Tuesday telephone call that Greece must refrain from acts that strain ties, adding that the Aegean should be a "sea of friendship".

by | February 15, 2018 | 20:01

Mnangagwa has abolished 51% black ownership requirements for miners other than diamond and platinum, and has said he would step down if he lost the election to be held later this year. The party's National Council announced that its vice president, Nelson Chamisa, was taking the role of acting president following Tsvangirai's death.

by | February 15, 2018 | 19:59

The remaining third were killed either during military action between the Afghan army and militants or in air strikes by the US and global allies. The report noted that suicide attacks together with improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, caused 40 percent of the civilian casualties.

by | February 15, 2018 | 19:54

An unconscious Syrian child receives treatment at a hospital in Khan Sheikhun, a rebel-held town in the northwestern Syrian Idlib province, following a suspected toxic gas attack on April 4, 2017. On Feb. 10 Iran sent a drone into Israeli territory. "The US Ambassador to the United Nations , during a Security Council briefing on February 14, 2018, once again repeated her unfounded claims about what she described as Iran's destabilizing role in Syria".

by | February 15, 2018 | 19:58

We are investigating the case with law enforcement partners, The Secret Service confirmed in a statement. "No one deserves to be frightened this way", Donald Jr.'s sister Ivanka tweeted . Thank you so much for all the help today in NYC! "I think it's terrifying", she said. Reflecting back over the election cycle, I would also like to personally thank all those I have had the privilege of meeting over the past 18 months as part of my father's campaign.

by | February 15, 2018 | 19:56

The charity has been accused of concealing the findings of an inquiry into claims staff used prostitutes while delivering aid in Haiti in 2011. In a statement, Oxfam said re-hiring one of those workers in Ethiopia "should never have happened".

by | February 15, 2018 | 19:45

A trial of the proposal is planned for the cities of Bonn, Essen, Herrenberg, Reutlingen and Mannheim "at the end of the year at the latest". It also moots further possible steps, including restrictions on emissions from vehicle fleets such as buses and taxis, as well as low emission zones and greater support for auto sharing schemes.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:56

Netanyahu for bribery, fraud, and breach of trust in two separate corruption cases known as Case 1000 and Case 2000. Daniel Tauber, an attorney and Likud Central Committee member, said, "No one in the Likud will challenge Netanyahu based on the report or recommendations of the police".

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:42

USA pastor Andrew Brunson, who ran a church in Izmir, has been held on similar charges since October 2016. But Cavusoglu also questioned the U.S commitment to fight the Islamic State, claiming it is not attacking Islamic State members in Syria as an excuse to continue working with the YPG terrorist group.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:24

The deputy prosecutor said Sharif's two sons have already been declared proclaimed offenders in the case and the case should not be further delayed. Earlier, it was reported, based on sources, that NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has approved the filing of references.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:15

Metropolitan Police are looking into the "incident". The police said the powder was contained in a letter which was assessed by specialists and found not to be noxious. The office where the letter was sent is now on lock down as police investigate the letter. The building was not placed on lockdown. They told the Press Association: "We haven't been told much but a package has been left".

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:05

The ANC had wanted to remove Zuma with its own motion but with the EFF already having tabled its motion, it was impossible for the ANC to do the same until the EFF motion had been disposed of. "We do not want to legitimise anyone from the ruling party", Malema said. Magashule also said there was no deadline for Zuma to resign based on the NEC's decision.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:03

She also told friends that she was overwhelmed and unsupported at the DOJ, especially due to a lack of Senate-confirmed officials. Fearing she would be tapped to oversee the special counsel investigation of Donald Trump and Russian Federation, the Justice Department's third in command chose to step down and avoid the president's escalating attacks on the DOJ and other federal law enforcement agencies.

by | February 15, 2018 | 17:33

Earlier in November past year, FATF at its plenary in Buenos Aires had asked Pakistan provide a compliance report on actions taken against Lashkar-e-Taiba and JuD at Paris meeting. The amendments state that entities sanctioned by the UN Security Council will be proscribed in Pakistan on an "ex parte basis". A separate JuD statement said it would fight a legal battle to against the action, which it said Pakistan was taking to please America and India.