European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker threatened Friday to launch treaty violation proceedings against EU members refusing to take in their share of refugees. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says that after years of debates on defense "this is the time now to get things done". "I don't think we should talk about some prolongation of the deadline", he said in Prague .
The shooter in Saturday's incident was believed to be a member of the Afghan military, the USA official said. The shooting occurred in the Achin district of Nangarhar province, where USA special forces have been fighting alongside Afghan troops against Islamic State and Taliban militants, said Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial governor.
The referendum coincides with the 100th anniversary of the United States granting US citizenship to Puerto Ricans, who are barred from voting in presidential elections and have one congressional representative with limited voting powers. Critics question the timing of the newest referendum, coming about a month after Puerto Rico's governor announced the island would enter a bankruptcy-like process to restructure part of its $73 billion public debt.
It was the third deadly attack in Britain in three months. He then went on a stabbing spree along with Rachid Redouane, 30, of Moroccan and Libyan descent and Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba, 22, in Borough Market . Officers from the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command, supported by the Territorial Support Group, arrested a 29-year-old man at a residential address in Newham, east London , the Met Police said in a statement.
Commander Dean Haydon, head of the Metropolitan Police's counterterrorism unit, said early Saturday that authorities want to know more about the unusual knives. Within minutes, the attackers are shot dead and another police vehicle arrives as people are seen running for their lives. British police have arrested two more suspects over the London Bridge attack, after revealing that the carnage could have been worse had the attackers succeeded in their goal of renting a truck, rather than a ...
And although Trump said at the time that the US would "never forsake the friends that stood by our side" after the September 11 terrorist attacks, other countries were uneasy about his refusal to explicitly state his backing for Article 5.
Fazelian said seven of the individuals arrested had been nabbed in Fardis, in southern Alborz, and the remaining one had been apprehended in Karaj, the provincial capital. Iranian intelligence and security forces have stepped up their activities following the attacks, identifying and arresting other suspects and foiling terrorist plots.
On the other hand, during his speech following India and Pakistan's accession to SCO as permanent members, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif congratulated his Indian counterpart over the development however, the favour was not returned by the Indian leader under whose command border violations have worsened between the two neighbouring arch rivals.
The DUP also oppose any change to Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws, which see thousands of women travel to the United Kingdom for terminations. The Tories say May has struck a deal - what they calling "an understanding" - with the Democratic Unionist Party . Office worker Christina Kelly, 38, described the result as "not exactly an ideal situation" but said it would likely focus more attention on Northern Ireland and particularly how Brexit would affect the region.
Yet, rather than resign, May clung to the hope that her Conservatives might still be able to govern by making deals with another party or group of parties. The broadcaster said Sturgeon was "disappointed at the SNP losses". "Indy Ref 2 is dead in Scotland", said Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, using a short form for a second independence referendum.
Qatar has dismissed as "baseless" a terrorism blacklist published by Saudi Arabia and its allies which linked individuals and organisations in Doha to support for Islamist militant groups. Its only land border is with Saudi Arabia. "We have not asked for mediation, we believe this issue can be dealt with among the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council", the country's foreign minister said on Saudi state television .
He also said that the restrictions in Srinagar and other sensitive areas will remain in force as precautionary measures. According to the reports, shops, colleges and schools, business establishments and market places remained closed across Kashmir.
Ankara officials have said Turkey's parliament will fast-track a draft bill allowing its troops to be deployed to a military base in Qatar. Media captionThe economic disruption could have an impact on Qatar if the dispute drags on. In a press conference called Friday, Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia and a group of Arab countries on Friday to immediately "ease their blockade" of Qatar and "put forth a good faith effort to resolve the grievances they have with each other".
In the video, the hand-folded officer can clearly be seen requesting Khatik to stop the protest when she was urging other protesters for set the police station ablaze. The Congress should answer for this and Rahul Gandhi should apologise for the irresponsible behavior of his party men. "This allegation has rightly proved that the Government does not consider the farmers, poor and the Dalits as a priority in the country".
In total 15 men have arrested as part of the investigation, with 12 of those released without charge. The Mayor of London , Sadiq Khan , said the police and MI5 must reveal what they had on file about Butt and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he had appeared to have "slipped through our net" despite being in plain sight.
Another BJP leader and member of parliament Meenakshi Lekhi said that the BJP always stood by the farmers while the opposition has never done anything apart from cribbing about the situation. The chief minister had urged the farmers to maintain calm. "He has never considered visiting the families of the dead farmers in Mandsaur and also the houses of the 25 persons who died in a blast at a fireworks factory".
Hamas released an official statement denying that Qatar gave the organization a list of officials and other Hamas members who should be expelled from the country. Over the years, Gaza's Hamas rulers have built a labyrinth of tunnels, some passing under the border into Israel which they used to launch attacks during their last conflict in 2014.
With no parties showing majority in the June 8 UK General Election, the pound was down sharply as traders reacted to the early results, a media report said. France said the election result would not call into question Britain's decision to exit. In a statement, UJS representatives expanded, saying, "Many Jewish students will have concerns regarding parties' positions towards certain issues, particularly the Labour Party's handling of antisemitism and its leadership's past support for groups ...
The attackers drove to London Bridge at 9.58pm. Addressing the problem, she said , will require "difficult, and often embarrassing, conversations". She says: "When I went to England, he was a bit more rigid, but not so much". A spokesman for the F.B.I., Andrew C. Ames, said the agency had no comment.
Taking strong exception to his comments, the CM said that the act is deliberate, unfortunate, uncalled for and unethical. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah has said Mahatma Gandhi was a chatur baniya , a reference to the mercantile caste to which he was born, who had rightly advised dissolution of the Congress after Independence.
Turkey and Qatar have both provided support for the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and backed rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. They accuse the energy-rich Gulf nation of supporting terror groups, charges denied by Qatar. Qatar is home to a vital United States military base.
In addition to the humanitarian consequences, Tillerson stated that the blockade was hurting the fight against the so-called "Islamic State" and other violent extremist movements in the region. In some of the strongest comments related to those efforts by a senior Gulf Arab official, Sheikh Khalid told the newspaper he doubted whether Qatar would change its behaviour.
Indian soldiers deployed in the territory, demanding independence from India or a merger of the Himalayan region with Pakistan . The army chief was given detailed briefing about the ongoing operations, the Indian ceasefire violations and the Pakistani soldiers' response to them, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
Iran denounced Donald Trump's reaction to deadly Islamic State group attacks in Tehran as "repugnant" on Thursday after the USA president warned the nation is reaping what it sows. He did not explicitly blame any country but the tweet appeared to refer to comments made by Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud, in May, saying that Riyadh would bring "the battle" for regional influence to Iran.
An worldwide aid group that helps displaced Palestinians worries the Qatar crisis could negatively affect support for the Gaza Strip. However, Haaretz cited Lebanon's news channel Al Mayadeen as reporting that Qatar has provided the Hamas leadership with a list of officials who have been requested to leave the country's capital of Doha .
To form a functioning government, the Prime Minister is expected to rely on the support of the Democratic Unionist Party , an ideologically similar right-wing faction from Northern Ireland, which secured 10 of the 18 parliamentary seats representing that region in the British Parliament.
Trump's administration later suggested U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who as Exxon Mobil's CEO had business with Qatar, as a possible mediator. No clear evidence has surfaced yet of who was involved, but Qatar's relationship with the U.S. and its funding of the Al-Jazeera news service have been sources of concern for other governments in the region.
US concerns about the United Nations rights body predate President Donald Trump's election, and Washington has long denounced an agenda item dedicated exclusively to criticizing Israel. The UNHRC is mandated to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at every session under its rules. A former State Department official briefed on the discussions said while the council's targeting of Israel is likely part of the debate, there also are questions about its roster of members and doubts ...
Trump said "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ". Iran's powerful religious Revolutionary Guards blamed rival Sunni-led Saudi Arabia for the attacks, an accusation the kingdom's foreign minister dismissed.
Earlier, in a characteristic early morning tweet , Trump said , "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication... and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" Trump broke his silence on Twitter following explosive testimony by Comey, declaring "total and complete vindication".
The stalwarts were deeply concerned that a significant number of the ANC leadership decided that Zuma's recall should not be accepted, and made a decision to release a statement on Monday before the NEC press briefing at 14:00. The stalwarts went on to say that if the opposition truly held the interests of the country at heart they would withdraw the motion of no confidence and would allow members of the ANC caucus to formally move a motion of no confidence themselves.
But the opposition has threatened that a future government would refuse to repay the debts to the bank. "To extend a lifeline of US$2.8 billion to the dictatorship of Nicolas Maduro , Goldman Sachs is now complicit in the repression and the abuses of human rights in our country, that have resulted in more than 50 deaths and thousands of injuries", Borges said in a letter to Goldman Sachs .
I wanted Mr. Comey to apply the same approach to the key question surrounding his interactions with President Trump-whether or not the President's conduct constitutes obstruction of justice. He asked what we could do to 'lift the cloud.' I responded that we were investigating the matter as quickly as we could, and that there would be great benefit, if we didn't find anything, to having done the work well.
Armed assailants apparently dressed as women attacked the parliament buildings in the morning equipped with assault rifles, handguns and suicide vests, killing security guards and ordinary people before taking hostages in the upper floors of the building.
Fans who were at the Adelaide Oval were outraged when the Saudi national team failed to line up before the kick-off against the Socceroos for the FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifying game. "Both the AFC and the Saudi team agreed that the minute of silence could be held". In addition to the Australians who died in London, a deadly siege in Melbourne on Tuesday that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called "an act of terrorism" claimed one victim, while an Australian schoolgirl was one of ...
Now, the situation in the Arabian Gulf over the last few days is troubling to the United States , the region, and to many people who are directly affected. We're seeing shortages of food. "We believe these are unintended consequences". Increasing the pressure Friday, Qatar's neighbors put 12 organizations and 59 people on a terror sanctions list and described them as being associated with Qatar.
On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said investigators were working to determine whether Saudi Arabia had a role Wednesday's attacks but said it was too soon to say if that was the case. The Islamic State group claimed the attacks. Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran have had strained relations throughout their history and have been involved in a sectarian feud for more than 1,000 years.
One hour later: Trump escalates the conflict for no apparent reason at a press conference with the president of Romania . Turkey has close ties with Doha including in the energy sector, but it also maintains good relations with the other Gulf states.
Only one party has 100 percent female representation: the Green Party, whose only MP Caroline Lucas was re-elected with over 50 percent of the vote. "The number of women MPs in parliament has broken the 200 barrier for the first time", Smethers told the Guardian .
In a rare glimpse into the weeklong investigation, police released details on Saturday that showed Khuram Butt originally tried to rent a 7.5-ton truck. Inside, they found 13 apparent Molotov cocktails made from wine bottles and a possible flammable liquid. Luggage straps, plastic retractable craft knives and rolls of duct tape were also found.