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by | April 15, 2018 | 03:13

February 2012: Russian Federation and China again vetoed a draft resolution that condemns a Syrian government crackdown on the opposition, while the Security Council's other members voted in favour. He said they were allowed to take place because of the "world's indifference". At least 60 people were killed and more than 1,000 injured in Saturday's suspected chemical weapons attack on the town of Douma, according to a Syrian relief group.

by | April 15, 2018 | 02:59

The London meeting came as US President Donald Trump weighed his military options and France warned it had "proof" the Syrian regime had used chemical weapons. The opposition leader questioned the prime minister's statement that the Syria attack is "right and legal". "Following a discussion in which every member present made a contribution, Cabinet agreed it was vital that the use of chemical weapons did not go unchallenged", the spokesperson added.

by | April 15, 2018 | 03:01

The three other children, who were believed to have also been in the SUV when it went over the cliff, remained missing but were presumed killed, police have said. The bodies of Jennifer and Sarah Hart and three of their six kids were found in and around their SUV. Police hadn't found the bodies of Devonte Hart and his adoptive sisters, 16-year-old Hannah Hart and 12-year-old Sierra.

by | April 15, 2018 | 02:20

He resigned in late March amid a corruption scandal involving Latin America's largest construction company. Pence landed in Peru shortly after Trump signaled his interest in possibly rejoining negotiations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Pacific Rim trade pact he frequently blasted during the 2016 campaign, injecting a dose of uncertainty among USA trading partners.

by | April 15, 2018 | 02:16

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the strikes were about making sure chemical weapons can not be used with impunity. He added, "But since this was blocked by Russian Federation, there was no other alternative". "Saudi Arabia fully supports the strikes launched by the United States, France and Britain against Syria because they represent a response to the regime's crimes", a foreign ministry statement said.

by | April 15, 2018 | 01:57

Diego Simeone's Atletico are Europa League favourites after twice reaching the Champions League final and also winning La Liga over recent seasons. " Newcastle will be well aware that they have lost their last 10 PL games against the Gunners but I think they will buck that trend at St James's Park on Sunday ".

by | April 15, 2018 | 01:23

Bolivia voted against the draft resolution, while China abstained. US Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said after the vote that month after month, the Assad regime, with full support of Russian Federation and Iran, has strung along this Council.

by | April 15, 2018 | 00:39

Egypt's military said on Saturday that 27 jihadists were killed over the last few days in a sweeping operation in the Sinai to quash extremists based in the peninsula. The emergency decree was subsequently renewed in July and October 2017 and January 2018. According to the resolution, the Egyptian armed forces and police shall take all necessary measures "to confront the threats and funding of terrorism and maintain security throughout the country".

by | April 14, 2018 | 22:47

Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the director of the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, says: "None of our aircraft or missiles involved in this operation were successfully engaged by Syrian air defenses". Pentagon officials said the assault pummeled, but did not eliminate the Syrian program. Those tensions came to a head later Friday evening after US President Donald Trump ordered the military to strike several targets inside Syria in retaliation for its alleged use of chemical weapons last week ...

by | April 14, 2018 | 22:36

Could not have had a better result. The President added that he's "so proud of our great Military which will soon be, after the spending of billions of fully approved dollars, the finest that our Country has ever had. At the Pentagon, the director of the Joint Staff, Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, said the more than 100 missile strikes delivered a blow to the "heart" of Syria's chemical weapons network.

by | April 14, 2018 | 22:29

Nicolson's brother Jamie won featherweight bronze at the 1990 Auckland Games but died in a auto crash with another brother before she was born. The classy 20-year-old's speed and ring smarts again proved decisive, allowing him to dictate the fight and hold off the fast-finishing Kaushik.

by | April 14, 2018 | 22:18

But both these ministers cleared that it was not their intention to interfere in the Crime Branch investigation. Madhav, who attened the legislative party meeting of the state BJP MLAs and MLC, said state party president Sat Sharma will send the resignations to the chief minister.

by | April 14, 2018 | 22:13

A firm believer of Gautam Buddha's teachings, Ambedkar's life was an inspiration for everybody, Kovind said. The president is likely to address the "Samajik Samarasta Sammelan" (social harmony meet), organised every year in Mhow on the occasion of Ambedkar's birth anniversary, Wankhede said.

by | April 14, 2018 | 21:58

Moscow also said it was calling an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council, where it is a permanent member, to discuss the "aggressive actions" of the USA and its allies. Russian officials, both from Moscow and speaking at the United Nations, alleged quickly after Saturday's suspected attack that the images of the victims in Douma were fake.

by | April 14, 2018 | 21:19

The president has previously slammed the deal as a potential "disaster". "If it's true, I would welcome it", Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters after a cabinet meeting on Friday and before Trump's tweet. But he questioned how "real the engagement" was, given similar comments from President Trump in Davos. Whoever got Trump to rethink the TPP did the country a great service.

by | April 14, 2018 | 20:43

It was in the year 1964, when former South African President Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment and his wife Winnie campaigned tirelessly for his release. "But she touched our wounds all the time", said Ramaphosa. Dignitaries also included Presidents of the Republic of Congo and Namibia, as well as civil rights leaders from around the world, including the Rev.

by | April 14, 2018 | 20:37

Earlier in the day, Yevgeny Serebrennikov, first deputy chairman of the Russian upper house's defense committee, had warned that Russia will respond immediately if its servicemen in Syria get hit by potential U.S. Peskov added there were no plans for Putin to call Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron or UK Prime Minister Theresa May amid the crisis. Trump spoke from the White House Friday night.

by | April 14, 2018 | 19:58

Mourners sang and cheered as Madikizela-Mandela's body was brought into the Orlando stadium where the funeral service was taking place. UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres and Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed have paid glowing tributes to late Winifred " Winnie " Madikizela-Mandela, describing her as a strong and fearless woman.

by | April 14, 2018 | 19:59

At a hearing in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Joanna Hendon, a lawyer for Trump, said the president had "acute" and "weighty" interests at stake. Trump's "attorney-client privilege is no different" than any other citizen, McKay said. It is unclear whether Mr Cohen recorded his conversations with Mr Trump, but according to sources the lawyer would made a habit of taping political conversations.

by | April 14, 2018 | 19:57

Co-convener of the #BringBackOurGirls Group Oby Ezekwesili has alleged that the Nigerian government has failed over its failure to rescue the remaining Chibok girls , four years after they were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents. "However, this government is not relenting", Buhari said. Don't lose faith in our ability to fulfill our promise of reuniting you with our daughters.

by | April 14, 2018 | 19:57

He described the Assad regime's use of chemical as an "evil and despicable attack" that deserved a strong military response, despite signaling just days earlier his willingness to withdraw USA troops from the region. The White House meeting Friday came as United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley asserted the USA has "proof" that the Syrian regime had carried out the chemical attack.

by | April 14, 2018 | 19:47

Explosions were heard in the Syrian capital Damascus early Saturday, as US President Donald Trump announced the punitive strikes in a joint operation with France and Britain . "And a significant body of information including intelligence indicates the Syrian Regime is responsible for this latest attack", May said. " Russia severely condemns the attack on Syria where Russian military are helping the lawful government in the fight with terrorism", the Kremlin said in a statement , its ...

by | April 14, 2018 | 18:59

The U.N. Security Council met for the fourth time this week on Syria as U.S. President Donald Trump considers military action over the alleged gas attack by government forces on the town of Douma last Saturday, which killed dozens of people.

by | April 14, 2018 | 18:49

Earlier in the day, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag has said: "Before striking targets in Syria, the chiefs of the General Staff of the United States and Turkey, as well as our [Turkish] President and [US President] Trump discussed this issue".

by | April 14, 2018 | 18:48

But their three other children - Devonte, 15, Hannah, 16, and Sierra, 12 - are missing, officials said. The Harts moved last spring to Woodland, Washington, telling their real-estate broker "they needed a fresh start" after experiencing prejudice in Minnesota and too much media attention in OR after one child was pictured in a viral photo taken at a 2014 police-brutality protest.

by | April 14, 2018 | 18:36

Rose said investigators believe Hutchinson may have been killed with the same firearm used to murder David Riess. The vehicle has been seen in Louisiana and Corpus Christi, Texas, since Hutchinson died. But when the investigators arrived at Diamond Jo, they determined that Lois Riess had left prior to their arrival, Rose said. Police went to the couple's residence in Blooming Prairie and discovered him dead inside the home.

by | April 14, 2018 | 15:14

Vice President Mike Pence says the USA will provide almost $16 million in humanitarian aid for Venezuelans who have fled their country during the political crisis under President Nicolas Maduro. "The vast majority of the region's democratic leaders have been so united on addressing the crisis", she said . The White House has said the United States is "pursuing fair and reciprocal trade" throughout Latin America and intends to "push back against external economic aggression".

by | April 14, 2018 | 15:03

Victoria police Const. Ian Jordan died in hospital Wednesday after spending 30 years in a mostly unresponsive state caused when his cruiser crashed into another police vehicle racing towards the same call. A funeral with full police honours is being planned but details have not be announced yet. "When I caught the baby she stopped crying, then I ran with her because members of the public were throwing stones".

by | April 14, 2018 | 14:59

But before organizations such as the Family Justice Center came to be, Sirois said the approach remained largely the same as it is today, despite limited resources for victims. "When I pause to contemplate that point in my career, I still remember some of those children in particularly heartbreaking circumstances, and wish I could've done more ".

by | April 14, 2018 | 14:29

The 33-year-old internet magnate faced questions and concerns from members of the US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee, who asked what Facebook was doing to give users more flexibility to opt in to sharing their personal data with the company or third parties.

by | April 14, 2018 | 14:19

He said Syrian surface to air missile batteries had attempted to fire back, but there were no initial reports of any allied losses. "Even US defence secretary James Mattis has said we "don't have evidence" and warned further military action could "escalate out of control".

by | April 14, 2018 | 14:11

In a televised speech to the American people, Trump said he ordered the USA armed forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. She also refuted the accusation of Russian Federation in the United Nations meeting earlier on Friday that Britain was behind the Syria attack, saying Moscow tried to "completely change the story" and "turn it upside down".

by | April 14, 2018 | 14:12

Cohen, it seems, spent this glorious spring afternoon on a Manhattan sidewalk puffing a cigar with a bunch of his bros. It's the latest development to come after an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on Cohen's home and office this week. Cohen's attorneys have filed a temporary restraining order in the matter, asking the court to stop federal prosecutors from using some of the records they seized.

by | April 14, 2018 | 13:58

The U.S. on Friday launched "precision" military strikes against targets inside Syria linked to recent chemical attacks, said President Trump in a statement from the White House . strike, which was also in response to the Syrian regime's alleged use of chemical weapons . Syrian news outlet Al-Masdar News reported cruise missiles struck rural Damascus and caused explosions at Dumayr Airbase.

by | April 14, 2018 | 13:50

France said Thursday it has proof that Syrian government forces , which Russian Federation has pledged to protect, conducted the attack. Insulting the President of Russian Federation is unacceptable and inadmissible. USA intelligence shows a Russian claim that the attack was faked was false, Sanders said. "The immediate priority is to avert the danger of war ", Vassily Nebenzia said after a meeting of the UN Security Council.