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by | July 24, 2018 | 04:19

The president said at the ceremony earlier this month that it had "special significance" because it was occurring after Eritrea and Ethiopia had made peace. The Institute for Security Studies (ISS), an African non-profit organization, in its latest publication on Friday entitled "Can improved Ethiopia-Eritrea relations stabilize the region?" has also indicated that the "entire Horn of Africa region will benefit" from the restart of good relations among the two East African nations.

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:50

The biggest bugbear for holidaymakers could soon be over thanks to new airport scanning technology that is being trialled by the Department of Transport at Heathrow Airport . They were introduced amid fears transatlantic flights could be brought down by terrorists hiding liquid explosives in small drink bottles. CT technology is also being tested at airport security checkpoints in Phoenix and Boston.

by | July 24, 2018 | 04:04

Analysts also said that many details of the proposed constitution remained to be publicized, leaving many Cubans and observers wondering whether the document will include certain reforms that would probably find widespread support in Cuba. The most striking omission from the new government was Marino Murillo, one of the vice presidents in Castro's council of ministers. Cuba had simply moved into a different era following the fall of the Soviet Union , he added.

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:53

The fire department said 80 firefighters with 40 vehicles were on the scene near the seaside settlement of Kineta , about 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens between the capital and Corinth, while seven water-dropping planes and four helicopters were helping from the air.

by | July 24, 2018 | 04:53

At a joint news conference with the Russian leader, Trump said he had no reason to believe that Russia would have interfered in the 2016 United States presidential election, contradicting the consensus of the USA intelligence community; he later said he misspoke.

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:30

With its new advances, government forces are, for the first time since the civil war began in 2011, retaking this territory from the rebels and restoring their positions along the disengagement line on the frontier with Israel that's part of a cease-fire agreement reached in 1974 between the two countries formally still at war.

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:40

The Pakistan Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. Shehbaz Sharif, the elder brother of Nawaz who leads the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), was quoted by Urdu-language news channel Express News as saying that he would visit Mahathir as well as Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to learn from them and "make Pakistan a great nation".

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:30

Any details of that plan remain to be seen, other than the economic sanctions the U.S.is set to reimpose after leaving the Iran nuclear deal. In the meantime, the U.S.is stepping up Farsi-language outreach that is meant to support Iranians demonstrating against the policies of their government.

by | July 24, 2018 | 02:49

Following Mr. Trump's historic summit with Kim last month, Graham told CBS News that China's goal of driving the USA out of Asia is accomplished if the US withdraws its forces from the region. A United States official told CNN that Washington is expecting the return of the first group of remains on July 27, the anniversary of the signing of the armistice which paused the Korean War and established the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas to this day.

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:32

It was unclear what happened to the remainder. Jordan's foreign ministry announced in a statement that the kingdom received 422 Syrian nationals for resettlement in Britain, Germany and Canada . Israeli media identified the Syrians as belonging to the White Helmets organisation. The BBC's Mark Lowen says the others have been hemmed in by the expansion of Islamic State group fighters into pockets of south-west Syria and, as this was a one-off operation, fears remain for the fate of ...

by | July 24, 2018 | 04:14

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III ordered the trial to start next week, on July 31. He said he would issue a ruling from the bench on the continuance as early as this afternoon when the hearing resumes after a short recess. Mueller's probe has led to multiple indictments and several guilty pleas from other Trump associates, including Rick Gates, a former Trump deputy campaign chairman who worked with Manafort.

by | July 24, 2018 | 02:35

United States ally Israel, another of Iran's arch-foes, has pursued a similar strategy after having been presented with intelligence revealing greater rifts between Iranian moderates and hardliners. As Trump has done repeatedly, Pompeo blasted the Iran nuclear deal, saying it didn't make Iran more moderate, "it made them wolves in sheep's clothing".

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:38

With the support, Arroyo was declared speaker and was allowed to take her oath of office at the plenary hall but questions remained about the legality of the proceedings. Arroyo was the country's president from 2001 - 2010. She was also seen saying something to legislators before the oath-taking. But before Duterte delivered his SONA, it was Alvarez who sat on the speaker's chair.

by | July 24, 2018 | 02:15

Her aunt, Kim Calderwood said it was not at all like the young woman she described as "very responsible and conscientious". Friends and family of a missing Iowa woman have been tirelessly searching for her since she vanished last week, fearing the worst as they say she never would have purposefully lost contact with loved ones.

by | July 24, 2018 | 02:50

Police spokesman Mark Pugash said it is too early to comment on the motives behind the attack, and whether the shooting was related to terrorism. One of the 14 victims, a woman, has since died. It wasn't initially clear, though, if he was shot by police. My evening was nice until I heard shooting right out of my place on the danforth. The murder rate jumped by 7 per cent, due largely to killings in British Columbia and Quebec, while crime involving guns grew by 7 per cent.

by | July 24, 2018 | 01:43

It sank 40 feet and then rolled to an area 80 feet deep, according to local investigators. The Coast Guard plans to transport the boat to a secure facility where investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board will use it to piece together what went terribly wrong that day.

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:02

Senator Lindsey Graham said additional sanctions needed to be tied up before President Donald Trump holds a second meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin . Trump's comment, declaring "we agree". "These numbers don't budge", Bill McInturff, one of the pollsters who worked on this survey, told NBC News .

by | July 24, 2018 | 01:59

Israel has carried out numerous raids inside Syria since 2017, targeting regime forces and their allies from Iran and Hezbollah . Netanyahu's remarks came hours before a meeting with top Russian officials on Iran and the situation in Syria, where Moscow-backed regime forces have been battering rebels in the south for more than a month.

by | July 24, 2018 | 01:42

Gene Atkins, 28, had been feuding with his grandmother for weeks over his girlfriend living at her home, the Associated Press reported . Her brother, Albert Corado, had asked for information about his sister on Twitter during the incident, and later confirmed she had died .

by | July 24, 2018 | 02:00

And five to seven years ago, an umbrella impaled someone in Ocean City , Waters said. A Maryland State Police helicopter arrived near the scene and flew the woman to Peninsula Regional Medical Center for non life-threatening injuries, according to The Daily Times.

by | July 24, 2018 | 02:15

According to a Washington Post-ABC News poll released on Sunday, 50 percent of Americans disapprove of how the president dealt with his summit with Putin, with only 33 percent approving of it. A smaller 58 percent majority of conservatives approve of Trump's conduct at the summit. An average of recent polls compiled by Real Clear Politics finds that just under 53 percent of Americans disapprove of the president compared to just over 43 percent who approve.

by | July 23, 2018 | 03:29

This story was updated at 9:21 p.m. with confirmation that the deceased has been identified by family as Melyda Corado and that she was, in fact, an employee of Trader Joe's. A courageous Trader Joe's worker helped his coworkers escape out of a back window during a terrifying hours-long hostage situation, according to a report.

by | July 23, 2018 | 02:55

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani attends a news conference at the Chancellery in Vienna, Austria July 4, 2018. Rouhani warned Trump to stop "playing with the lion's tail" and threatening Iran , "or else you will regret it". Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says negotiations with Europe must continue but Iranians must not wait for their offer. Rouhani's apparent threat earlier this month to disrupt oil shipments from neighbouring countries came in reaction to looming U.S.

by | July 23, 2018 | 02:36

Rights group Amnesty International called the sentence "cruel, inhumane and outdated". "This sentence is a blow to Kenya's progressive record in commuting death sentences to terms of imprisonment", the statement by Executive Director Irungu Houghton said.

by | July 23, 2018 | 03:27

In body camera video released from a Volusia County sheriff's deputy, Burgess can be seen reacting as she learns that she left her baby inside the auto. She told deputies she thought she dropped all three of her kids off at their fathers house and didnt know her youngest son was still with her, according to a post on the Volusia County Sheriffs Office Facebook page.

by | July 23, 2018 | 02:31

Addressing his USA counterpart Donald Trump , Rouhani said: "You declare war and then you speak of wanting to support the Iranian people". Among Iranian-Americans attending is Mariam Memarsadeghi, the co-founder of Tavaana E-learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society, who tells RFE/RL she's "deeply appreciative of a USA strategy that puts maximum pressure on [Iran's Supreme Leader Ali] Khamenei to fundamentally alter the regime's behavior".

by | July 23, 2018 | 03:20

T he more than 400 pages of documents include the original FISA warrant sought in October 2016 and three renewals. He blamed Trump for making public House Republicans' initial memo about the FISA applications, a move by Trump that the congressman called "nakedly political and self-interested, and created to to (sic) interfere with the Special Counsel's investigation".

by | July 23, 2018 | 01:43

Trump's Helsinki meeting with Putin came several days after Russian intelligence officers were indicted on suspicion of interfering in the 2016 United States presidential election. The investigators claim she engaged in these activities without registration at the US Department of Justice. The case against Butina raises questions about her connections to the 56-year-old Erickson, who hasn't returned telephone messages from The Associated Press requesting comment.

by | July 23, 2018 | 02:17

At one point, Ali is seen putting his hands up and hands over the money. On Friday, she and her three brothers were saying good bye to their father, Ayub Ali , who was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in North Lauderdale . Elama Ali, 16, told CNN her father encouraged her to travel to Washington, D.C., for " March for Our Lives" to push for gun law changes. Friends and family are mourning Ali, a Bangladesh native, who had children with his wife Farhana ranging in age from 22 months ...

by | July 23, 2018 | 02:07

Regime forces had increased their offensive in the area in recent weeks, making the rescue effort even more urgent. The Israeli Defense Forces said in a statement that the operation had been carried out due to an "immediate threat" to the rescue workers' lives.

by | July 23, 2018 | 02:25

Enjoy it SO much! For proof, look no further than Prince George's official birthday photo. He is third in line to the British throne , behind his father and his grandfather, Prince Charles , the Prince of Wales. Just hours after he arrived into the world, Prince George made his first public appearance on the steps of the St Mary's Hospital's Lindo Wing on 22 July 2013.

by | July 23, 2018 | 01:21

Also Sunday, Republican senators Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Lindsey O. Graham (S.C.) urged Trump to take a harder line against Russian President Vladimir Putin , a few days after Trump seemed deferential to Putin after a summit meeting in Helsinki.

by | July 23, 2018 | 01:20

On Thursday, the White House issued a statement saying Trump "disagrees" with Putin's offer. Trump's public doubting of Russia's culpability for interference in 2016 - though he tried to "clarify" his remarks a day later - sparked bipartisan condemnation in Washington and sparked congressional lawmakers to look once again for ways to tighten sanctions on the longtime USA foe.

by | July 23, 2018 | 00:57

Burt said the specific phishing tactic, which generally involves duping a victim into clicking a malicious link, was one they discovered being used by a Russian intelligence hacking group often referred to as Fancy Bear in the lead-up to the presidential election.

by | July 22, 2018 | 06:06

Instead, Moscow has suggested that the poisonings are a British-led attempt to discredit Russian Federation. The Press Association is quoting sources within that investigation that CCTV footage cross checked with people entering the United Kingdom had enabled them to identify several Russians as suspects.