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by | May 18, 2018 | 14:48

The " blocking statute " is a 1996 regulation originally created to get around Washington's trade embargo on Cuba, which prohibits EU companies and courts from complying with specific foreign sanction laws, and says no foreign court judgments based on these laws have any effect in the European Union .

by | May 18, 2018 | 14:15

Pyongyang has blamed the Libya deal for Gaddafi's eventual downfall. We decimated that country. US President Donald Trump said on Thursday said North Korea would get "very strong" protections if it were to give up its nuclear weapons.

by | May 17, 2018 | 15:38

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker was due to present options to protect European investment, which could include retaliatory sanctions, allowing the European Investment Bank to invest in Iran, and coordinating euro-denominated credit lines from European governments.

by | May 17, 2018 | 15:33

At a function in Ankara, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said if the silence on Israel's tyranny continues, the world will rapidly be dragged into a chaos where banditry prevails. At least 60 Palestinians, including six children, were reportedly killed and more than 1,300 others injured by live ammunition and rubber bullets, said UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov.

by | May 17, 2018 | 15:32

The draft "backstop" as it stands keeps Northern Ireland in the EU's "customs territory" and creates a customs border in the Irish Sea. "Both could possibly work, but there are concerns", Bradley told lawmakers. By promising to publish a White Paper, a policy document that sets out proposals for future legislation, next month, the government hopes to set out its stall before the next summit of European Union leaders on June 28-29.

by | May 17, 2018 | 15:17

At the time, the USA singled out the Central Bank of Iran as "complicit" in the operation, foreshadowing Tuesday's action. Last week, the White House issued a statement condemning Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps. Yet Seif is also under attack inside Iran. Increasing financial pressure on Iran, the United States imposed sanctions against Chairman of the Central Bank of Iran, prohibiting conduct any business with this person.

by | May 17, 2018 | 15:04

In North Bengal, the counting is underway in Cooch Behar, Alipurduar, North Dinajpur, South Dinajpur, Jalpaiguri and Malda districts. Tension gripped Raiganj town of Uttar Dinjapur, where the body of a polling officer Rajkumar Roy was recovered.

by | May 17, 2018 | 14:57

US President Donald Trump blamed the influx of illegal immigrants in the US on the country's "dumbest laws". House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., issued the warning, said a second person who was in the room and spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the private conversation.

by | May 17, 2018 | 14:53

However, the video comes from the vocabulary.com pronunciation site, which is the pronunciation for the word. "They do look similar on the Spectrogram", Coyle said. "So whichever you're more dominant to is what you're going to lean to, and why you're so persistent on it, that's what you think you hear". Douglas Beck, an audiologist at Oticon, told National Geographic that there is a difference between hearing and listening.

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:05

As if Sonam's gesture was not enough to give us all the mushy feels, Anand replied to this gesture with yet another adorable post. But she needn't have anxious, as she has completely smashed the red carpet. With minimal make-up, bright red lips, stunning neckpiece and matching earrings, Mahira no doubt looked lovely. But more than these, we were waiting to see what will she wear for her second red carpet appearance this year.

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:04

Mahathir was once Najib's mentor but he left the former ruling party over the 1MDB affair and joined the opposition. The elder statesman has pledged to hand over power within two years, and Anwar said that he wasn't "in a hurry" to take over the reins of leadership.

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:05

Two officers were wounded while another was killed after one of the perpetrators tried to escape and crashed into the officer, he said. The attack comes after a wave of attacks on police in Java and the bombing of several Christian Churches.

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:02

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's comments in a recent interview to Dawn on the country's governance and involvement in terrorism have led to furious reactions from Pakistan's military and political circles. To a query on Karnataka exit polls, she said the BJP will form the government in the state as the Congress will face defeat. The PTI chairman went on to say that whole Indian campaign was against Pakistan Army but entire nation is standing along with the country's ...

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:04

This hope is not surprising, given the cross-sectarian nature of the leading political coalitions, such as the Victory Alliance, which actively campaigned and engaged in Sunni-majority and Kurdish areas, along with the cross-sectarian and non-Islamist Sairun bloc, led by Mr Al Sadr.

by | May 16, 2018 | 13:59

Trump visited Melania at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, state of Maryland, on Monday evening. The statement vaguely described the procedure as "an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition" but offered no additional details about the first lady's condition or treatment .

by | May 16, 2018 | 13:59

Since Apple has 55 cars undergoing testing right now, that makes it the second largest self-driving fleet in California . Apple hasn't really detailed its plans for the self-driving project that it has got going on but the company is steadily increasing the number of resources that it has made a decision to this project.

by | May 16, 2018 | 13:51

If the moon is sighted today, most of the Western Europe will begin fasting from tomorrow . Muslims fast from early in the morning, throughout the day until sunset, abstaining from food , drink, smoking, sex and all "sinful behaviour".

by | May 16, 2018 | 13:48

The firing began when troopers of Manguchack post, 173 Battalion BSF, noticed suspicious movements ahead of a fence, closer to IB, and fired few illumination rounds to clear visibility. "The anti-tunnelling exercise is going on", he said. Army also pressed helicopters into service during the search operation which entered the second day on Tuesday, the official said.

by | May 16, 2018 | 13:48

The terrorists reportedly took advantage of the darkness in the area and managed to escape. A civilian was also injured during the counter-terrorist operation in the Takiya Bargam Wagum area of the district. In the encounter one, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has lost his life. The latest gunfight comes days after five terrorists including Hizbul Mujahideen militant Saddam Padder, was gunned down by the security forces in Shopian encounter in Jammu and Kashmir.

by | May 16, 2018 | 13:46

In a response statement , Netanyahu said that " Erdoğan is among Hamas's biggest supporters and there is no doubt that he well understands terrorism and slaughter". She says that Europe needs to concentrate on finding allies, expanding its strategy, to find a solution. On Facebook, he wrote: "I chose to return the embassy of Guatemala to the city of Jerusalem two days after the United States moved its embassy ".

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:24

The draft scheme on Cauvery to be submitted by the Centre tomorrow in the Supreme Court will provide justice to Tamil Nadu, Ganesan expressed hope, while talking to reporters here. Already, Tamil Nadu is disappointed as the court reduced the State's share by 14.5 tmc to 177.25 tmc. The bench listed the matter for next hearing to May 17.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:25

The parliament in Tehran later burned an American flag and chanted "death to America". Thousands later demonstrated across the country to protest Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal. Trump has repeatedly pointed to those omissions in referring to the accord as the "worst deal ever". "If you can't get a definite guarantee, then the nuclear deal cannot be continued", he said.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:24

Israeli Army and Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman have claimed that the overnight clash between the Iranian and Israeli armies, was a setback to Iran's military capabilities by many months. At the same time, the government said it has tasked the president of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran with "taking all necessary steps in preparation for Iran to pursue industrial-scale enrichment without any restrictions, using the results of the latest research and development of Iran's courageous ...

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:20

Pompeo said he had "good" talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, BBC reports. While the USA expressed willingness for private investment in North Korea , Bolton said that renewed economic sanctions against Iran after Trump's withdrawal of the US from the 2015 global accord restraining Tehran's nuclear program could be "quite dramatic".

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:19

One of them was a little kid", national police chief Tito Karnavian said. Jemaah Islamiyah, the al-Qaida affiliated network responsible for the Bali attacks, was obliterated by a sustained crackdown on militants by Indonesia's counterterrorism police with US and Australian support.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:16

Storms that develop and track through the region have the potential to unleash multiple hazards including torrential rain, risky lightning, damaging winds and hail. There are a lot of shower and storm chances for the week ahead. Most of Upstate south of I-90 could see thunderstorms with damaging winds. The main threats are large hail and high winds.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:13

That could create an entirely new advertising category that radio managers might want to keep their eyes on. The majority decision, authored by Justice Samuel Alito Jr., held that Congress lacked the authority to impose the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, enacted in 1992.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:13

That said , the issues facing the two leaders are many and complicated. North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and missiles capable of reaching the United States brought exchanges of bellicose rhetoric between Trump and Kim previous year that raised fears of a new war on the Korean peninsula.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:09

Jeffress said the president "stands on the right side of you, God, when it comes to Israel". When Trump announced his decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem in December, Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Center, said: "America's foreign policy, as it pertains to Israel, is coming into alignment with this biblical truth: Jerusalem is the eternal and indivisible capital of the Jewish state".

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:09

It was Hamilton's 64th career win, leaving him 27 behind Schumacher's record of 91 victories. He joined seven-time champion Schumacher and two-time champion Finn Mika Hakkinen as a three-time victor in Spain . Could Valtteri Bottas have won the race? Max Verstappen ( Red Bull ) +26.873, 4. Vettel, clearly stung by his car's lack of pace, made no attempt to play down the potential seriousness of Ferrari's experience.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:08

Following the vote, pro-independence lawmakers stood to sing the Catalan anthem. Torra's election brings an end to the political paralysis that has persisted in Catalonia since fresh regional elections on December 21 yielded a parliamentary majority for a pro-independence coalition.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:08

Iraqi election authorities meant to announce more official results Monday. Election officials said that full final results could be announced in the next 24 hours. The Prime Minister is ahead in just one province, AFP figures showed. The remaining uncounted ballots, mostly from Iraqis overseas, the security services, and internally displaced people voting in camps and elsewhere, might change the final seat tallies but only marginally.

by | May 14, 2018 | 05:16

Jones, who broke with most Democrats to help confirm former CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be the new secretary of state, should go against the president's pick this time. He was subjected to torture , waterboarding , and many other horrendous acts, which have impacted on his life in ways that most can't even imagine.

by | May 14, 2018 | 05:16

The plane came down at the site which is between Daingean and Edenderry after taking off from the Irish Parachute Club in Clonbullogue . According to Gardaí, an aircraft took off from Clonbullogue Airfield with 16 parachutists on board at 2.25pm on Sunday afternoon.

by | May 14, 2018 | 05:10

Dame Tessa gave a moving speech in the House of Lords in January, in which she expressed her hope that "we can live well with cancer, not just die of it". The former Prime Minister said Jowell had convinced him to bid for the Games, telling him: "This is a country that should always have the highest ambition".