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by | October 29, 2016 | 10:46

The death past year in Washington, DC of Mikhail Lesin, a Russian media executive and former adviser to President Vladimir Putin , was accidental and caused partly by alcohol poisoning after days of heavy drinking, USA authorities said on Friday.

by | October 29, 2016 | 10:43

The brazen assault, in which police cadets jumped from windows and rooftops, fleeing for their lives, and troops battled the attackers for four hours, was one of the deadliest attacks on Pakistan's security forces in recent years. Family members wait to receive the bodies of loved ones Tuesday in Quetta, Pakistan, after an assault on a police training co. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the terror attack on a police academy in Pakistan's Quetta city, calling for perpetrators ...

by | October 28, 2016 | 12:46

Interactions between Chinese and Philippine leaders are likely to resume after Duterte's visit to China, when he and President Xi Jinping oversaw numerous cooperation deals. I will tell them clearly that the Philippines is open for business". Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the remarks in response to a question regarding Japanese media reports saying Japan and the Philippines reached agreement during Duterte's visit on respecting an worldwide arbitration tribunal ruling ...

by | October 27, 2016 | 15:29

The West African nation of the Gambia became the latest country to pull out of the International Criminal Court, saying the tribunal existed to "persecute and humiliate" people from the continent. Representative of the Office of the Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, attends the trial of Germain Katanga, a Congolese National, at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague on 23 May 2014.

by | October 27, 2016 | 15:32

Burundi lawmaker Gabriel Ntisezerana said this month when parliament voted to quit the ICC that the court was "a political tool used by powers to remove whoever they want from power on the African continent". Gambian President Yahya Jammeh had previously called [Reuters report] upon the court to investigate the death of African migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to access Europe.

by | October 27, 2016 | 15:27

Mr Fallon said: "Backed by a rising defence budget this deployment of air, land and sea forces shows that we will continue to play a leading role in NATO, supporting the defence and security of our allies from the north to the south of the alliance".

by | October 27, 2016 | 15:24

However, the USA state department said its policy had not changed. Taking a different tack, Shen Dingli, the director of Fudan's Center for American Studies, said official acceptance of North Korea as a de facto nuclear state may bring USA policy toward North Korea closer into alignment with its approach toward other nuclear states such as India, Israel and Pakistan.

by | October 26, 2016 | 08:03

Rather than starring the former Apprentice star, the show is fronted by campaign advisors Boris Epshteyn and Cliff Sims , as well as The Blaze commentator Tomi Lahren . We have the most incredible people, but I just don't have any interest in that. Trump had about 50,000 people watching the video. They are now likely to go into overdrive with news on Monday that the real estate mogul's campaign will be hosting a nightly broadcast from now until the election.

by | October 26, 2016 | 07:59

The UN hopes to evacuate the first of Aleppo wounded on Friday, said Jan Egeland, who heads the working group on humanitarian aid in Syria . He didn't say whether the pause in fighting would be sufficient to bring in humanitarian aid to the tens of thousands of people trapped in the city.

by | October 26, 2016 | 07:56

King Felipe VI is s expected to call on conservative acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to try to form a government after he wraps up two-days of talks with political party leaders aimed at ending Spain's 10 months of political deadlock. They will then abstain in the second and final vote, due on Saturday. Still reeling from in-fighting over their stance in parliament, the Socialists are now looking for a new leader.

by | October 24, 2016 | 00:49

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. In fact, the audience started to heckle the 70-year-old as he went after Hillary's email controversy, her campaign staff's WikiLeaks scandal, and the Clinton Foundation's work in Haiti.

by | October 24, 2016 | 00:47

The accident occurred at around 11 am local time (1000 GMT), when the packed Camrail inter-city train was heading from the capital Yaounde to the port city of Douala. The 30-year-old railway line and train could not carry the load, officials told state radio. Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo'o said that the train, crammed with people due to road traffic disruption between the two cities, came off the tracks just before reaching the central city of Eseka.

by | October 24, 2016 | 00:46

On August 31 and September 2, Rajoy failed to gain the necessary majority in the parliament at the two rounds of elections as PSOE voted against him both times. The vote was 139-96 in favor of abstention. The party has been bitterly divided over the issue but there are been growing signs it may yield in the end.

by | October 24, 2016 | 00:44

Speaking at a rally in Philadelphia on Saturday night, Democratic contender for the White House Ms Clinton said the United States always had a "peaceful transfer of power" and that "that is the difference between the rule of law and the rule of strong men".

by | October 24, 2016 | 00:43

On Thursday, UN humanitarian task force Chief Jan Egeland said Russian Federation, the Syrian government and militants had given permission for medical evacuations. Russian Federation insisted on Friday that all the fighters in eastern Aleppo should be classified as terrorists and must be eradicated. He said that "we must do everything possible to prevent the partition of the country" since this could lead to "the most catastrophic results for the whole region".

by | October 24, 2016 | 00:42

Some demonstrators shouted out warnings while other threw stones at the van and hit it with wooden batons snatched from the police . In an omnibus resolution, the lawmakers now allied with President Duterte's supermajority in Congress asked the House of Representatives to condemn the actions of the Manila Police District in the violent dispersal of members of Moro and indigenous groups.

by | October 23, 2016 | 01:33

Gary Ross, said the destroyer ship USS Decatur conducted the transit operation Friday near the Paracel Islands. USS Decatur (DDG-73) conducted the operation near Chinese holdings near Triton and Woody Islands in the Paracel Island chain off the coast of Vietnam in the South China Sea.

by | October 22, 2016 | 06:57

After Mr. Khan spoke movingly about his son and his family's sacrifices, he waved his copy of a pocket-sized Constitution at Donald Trump and demanded to know what Trump has sacrificed for his country. It was certainly the most memorable speech of the convention, and it was a direct response to the Islamophobia Trump had been spreading in his campaign.

by | October 22, 2016 | 06:52

Volesky, however, did not specify who had fled, nor did he say where they had gone to. "IS" captured Mosul during a lightning advance across northern Iraq in 2014, and leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced the formation of a self-styled caliphate from the pulpit of a Mosul mosque.

by | October 22, 2016 | 06:53

Likely Virginia voters favor Clinton over Trump by 49 percent to 38 percent, making what had been a toss-up state seem increasingly decided. The survey was conducted in 45 countries covering almost 75 percent of the global population. Scholastic said Clinton took 52 percent of its 2016 Student Vote, while Trump won 35 percent of the ballots. Results over the last two days represent a dramatic narrowing of the gap compared to a week earlier, when Ms Clinton had a seven-point lead ...

by | October 22, 2016 | 06:51

Yesterday, to the cheers of hundreds of Filipinos in Beijing, Duterte said Philippine foreign policy was veering towards China. "Their larynx is not adjusted to civility". Duterte has praised Medvedev repeatedly in his speeches in Manila weeks after his meeting with the Russian leader in Laos, making his plan to cement diplomatic relations with Russia .

by | October 22, 2016 | 06:52

Aquino III's administration that challenged before an worldwide court in The Hague in 2013 Beijing's maritime claims to part of the South China Sea and won a landmark ruling against the northern giant last July - and as low as a "bad" -46 in September 2015.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:46

The announcement followed a bitter campaign which saw him defeat challenger Owen Smith with more than 61 per cent of the votes. "I have not changed my views on the kind of leader and the approach that communities like Barrow and Furness need, but it is now up to all of us to make the best of this situation.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:36

We have allowed the officials and VC to attend the AC meeting but this does not mean end our deadlock with the administration. The chief proctorial office is already investigating it and if anyone is found guilty, we have assured the agitating students that they (guilty) will be punished as per the university rules.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:35

Both the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the FBI were assisting local and state authorities. Graffiti that said "Nazi Republicans leave town or else" was spray painted in black paint on the side of a building next to the Republican headquarters, according to police.