Tillerson said in Argentina's capital that the US wants "free, fair, and verifiable elections" in Venezuela, and wants to apply enough pressure to end the crisis in the South American country. Standing beside Tillerson, Argentinian Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie refrained from naming Hezbollah specifically, and said his government is closely monitoring developments in transnational criminal activities, calling south America "a zone of peace" that should not be jeopardized by the actions of ...
Pakistan also targeted the Shahpur sector of Poonch district. "Have full faith in the valour of our soldiers, and they shall give a proper reply", Singh told reporters. The Army also clearly indicated it would take retaliatory action against the killing of four soldiers. Speaking at an election rally at Barjala in Agartala of poll-bound Tripura, the Home Minister said, "I have given standing orders to our forces to shoot limitless bullets to retaliate a single fire on our territory by the ...
The IOC has formally banned Russia from Pyeongchang but has allowed 168 "clean" athletes to take part under a neutral flag and may still allow the Russian flag at the closing ceremony. The ROC is now suspended by the IOC following systemic doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics , but athletes can compete in South Korea as Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation, under the Olympic flag and with the Olympic anthem played.
A magnitude 6.1 natural disaster struck on Taiwan's east coast on late Sunday, about 163 kilometers (101.3 miles) southeast of Taipei , the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter of the original quake was traced to a depth of 12 km. A 5.5-magnitude aftershock was reported at 10.13 p.m.in the same region, the centre said in another statement.
The losses marked the highest toll in one day for the Turkish military in Operation Olive Branch, launched on 20 January against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units ( YPG ) militia, seen by Ankara as a terrorist group. Moscow "had troops positioned in Afrin but withdrew them as Turkey launched the assault ", explains AFP . President Bashar al-Assad's government has vowed to retake all of Syria from rebels who have lost large swaths of the territory they have held in a war now ...
Despite the disappointment with the budget, TDP is expecting a positive response from the centre in the next four days, Chowdary said. They said the meeting was an attempt to address the strain in ties after the TDP publicly voiced unhappiness over the Union budget not offering any special benefits to Andhra Pradesh.
The former prime minister said that no court decision can break the bond I have with people of Kashmir, adding his heart beats equally for Pakistanis and Kashmiris. He highlighted that six countries 1st Speakers' Conference hosted by National Assembly of Pakistan held at Islamabad in December, 2017 in its declaration has stated that the Kashmir Issue needed peaceful resolution in accordance with UN Security Council to ensure the global and regional peace and stability.
The US military has proposed diversifying its nuclear arsenal and developing new, smaller atomic bombs, largely to counter Russian Federation. Rouhani's remarks were echoed by Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif who said the US' policy was taking the world close to "annihilation".
Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee said today he spent his year in jail on "precious" self-reflection and promised to show a better side in future, after a high court suspended his jail sentence in a corruption scandal and set him free . "From the perspective of evidence, (Lee) acted passively, rather than colluding", he said. "This may be a courageous decision by the court to look at solid evidence rather than public opinion".
The head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis , and the Turkish president on Monday condemned the USA decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The state-run Anadolu Agency said Mr Erdogan and Francis also expressed the need to avoid "provocative statements that link Islam with terrorism". Their discussion reportedly touched on the conflicts in the Middle East and the status of Jerusalem, as well as the status of Christians in Turkey.
The LiDAr laser technology penetrates the forest floor to allow an optical vision of what lies beneath. The discovery could change what we know about the Mayan civilization. LiDAR technology has also been used in recent years to reveal hidden cities in Cambodia near the ancient temple of Angkor Wat. The research , led by the PACUNAM Foundation -a Guatemalan non-profit heritage organisation - suggests an advanced civilisation of 10-15 million people lived in the region at its peak 1,200 ...
I'm not saying that we don't make mistakes; every society and every government makes mistakes". "[The goal of Israel and the United States is to] undermine the Palestinian national project. The Palestinian Authority insisted on Friday that President Mahmoud Abbas has never rejected any talks based on the principle of a two-state solution, agencies have reported.
Democrats had sought to describe the tax cuts as a boon to the rich and companies, while the GOP pointed to benefits for many middle-class families. "You cannot increase defense and bleed the domestic budget", House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told reporters Wednesday. "It's the thing that's dividing Republicans and Democrats".
The ageing former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone, who was in charge of the sport for decades and continuously worked to increase the sport's exposure through numerous means, agreed with Lauda. "We're glad to welcome F1 to the 21st century". Let's get school girls around an F1 show vehicle and allow them to dream. Nevertheless, some of grid girls were unhappy about their imminent unemployment, with Lucy Stokes telling her Twitter followers: "I love my job".
A White House official later confirmed the Post report. Despite the fact that she functioned as a best controller heading the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Jim Marston of the Environmental Defense Fund disclosed to Buchele that Hartnett White emerges for a "bizarre" resistance to directions.
He was speaking for a bombshell expose that is due to air on television on Monday. "We determined that from there (the North Korean embassy in Berlin ) weapons procurement took place, in our view, with an eye toward the missile program and in part also the nuclear program", Hans-Georg Maassen told German broadcaster ARD.
Similar scenes have been found in other tombs belonging to the later 12th dynasty, according to the antiquities ministry's statement. The first scene depicts a monkey collecting fruits and the other a monkey dancing with a band. A museum is now under construction in Giza and will feature many precious artefacts, including some belonging to the legendary king Tutankhamun. "This is the first archeological discovery in 2018 but it will not be the last, it is expected that we will announce a new ...
The attendance numbers surpassed last year's numbers by almost 12,000 fans, as it was also the third-straight year the tournament saw more than 200,000 fans on Saturday . A popular pick will be Hideki Matsuyama who is bidding to become only the second player in history to win the "Greenest Show on Grass" three times in a row following his back-to-back successes in 2016 and 2017.
Bach said that the International Olympic Committee is particularly looking to see the detailed reasoning because there was no mention of a "strategic manipulation of the anti-doping system" in Russian Federation in the decisions taken by CAS.
Israeli's cabinet approved a proposal by Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman to legally recognize a previously unauthorized settlement in the West Bank following a shooting that killed one of its settlers. Israel has established about 120 West Bank settlements, which it considers legal. The latter are designated as outposts and are usually populated by religious nationalists, who consider the whole territory on the West Bank as part of Israel.
Bank Stadium and the 20 pylon cameras planted inside the markers on the inside corners of the end zones. Reigning Super Bowl champions the New England Patriots will attempt to retain their title against the Philadelphia Eagles . The candy maker is showing its Super Bowl ad to a single teenager in California, and then broadcasting his reaction on the brand's Facebook page. The NFL , however, wants sun, sand and palm trees.
Numerous passengers were asleep when the crash jolted them awake and forced them into the cold. Sumwalt said that positive train control - a GPS-based safety system that can automatically slow or stop trains - could have prevented the accident.
North Korea is planning to show off dozens of long-range missiles at a February 8 parade, the day before the Winter Olympics is set to begin in South Korea , two diplomatic sources with deep knowledge of North Korea's intentions told CNN last week.
The tweet was deleted within hours, probably guaranteeing it will never be forgotten, and leaving people baffled as to why Ryan thought it would make a good advertisement for the tax plan. President Donald Trump recently approved a drastic overhaul of the USA tax system, which Democrats say will mainly benefit the country's wealthiest people.
Cairo and Tel Aviv have also close intelligence cooperation. Sisi had reportedly kept the Israeli strikes secret. Egypt's military and security forces have been waging a tough and costly campaign against jihadists in the towns, villages and desert mountains of northern Sinai.