Military personnel have started a sea and air search with the help of naval ships and military aircrafts are preparing for rescue operations. More than a dozen children were believed to be among the passengers on the plane travelling from the southern city of Myeik to Yangon .
Yet some allies are now urging caution given the legal questions shadowing the White House. MARA LIASSON, BYLINE: Well, the goal would be to focus on a popular agenda item. As some diplomats push back, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert cautions that they "are expected to use their judgment". " Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement".
Also, according to an ABC source, Comey will "stop short" of claiming that Trump interfered or tried to call off the FBI's investigation. Here are the five things to watch for Wednesday. Rosenstein has been intrinsically wrapped into the Comey firing story, with White House officials citing Rosenstein's memo as the key reason for Comey's ouster.
Published Tuesday, the Pentagon report estimated that China spent $180 billion a year ago on its military - the world's largest - a figure well over the country's official $140 billion defence budget. China sold armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to several states in the Middle East and North Africa, including Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon said.
In her remarks, she announced a review of counterterrorism policy, harsher sentences for terrorism offences, and an effort to crack down on "safe spaces" online and in self-segregated Muslim communities that can harbour extremism. "That's why the Human Rights Act is able to act so effectively in protecting rights and freedoms but not preventing the state from doing things which genuinely are targeted and effective as a way of countering terrorism".
Recalling a Russian proverb, Putin told Stone that "those who are destined to be hanged are not going to drown". Russian President Vladimir Putin has courted controversy yet again with his remarks that are deemed sexist by many. Stone asked the Russian President to which Putin replied, "I don't think anyone would survive such a conflict", Putin replied.Putin then proves he has the pulse on Russia's military strategy and tactics.
Syria has condemned the "terrorist attacks" that targeted the Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. One of the attackers blew himself up in the 4th floor of the parliament office. The ILNA news agency said security forces were dismantling a bomb inside the Khomeini shrine and that firing was still going on around the site.
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The boy, who was reportedly participating in the protests, was killed. He was brought to the district hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. At the time of writing this story, his corpse still lay inside the hospital. The party also asked security forces to exercise restraint to ensure safety of civilians during anti-militancy operations. The killing of three people in Budgam was followed by the killing of 15-year-old Amir Nazir on 10 March in Pulwama.
The last date for the filing of nominations will be June 28 .The scrutiny of nominations will be held on June 29 . Since the election is through a secret ballot, the parties can not issue a whip to their members to vote for a particular candidate, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi told a press conference here.
There were mixed reports, with some local news agencies reporting there was a single shooter inside the Tehran parliamentary complex and others saying there were three men armed with rifles and a pistol. A security siren and gunfire are heard, as men yell in Arabic. A gardener was killed and several others were injured, while another woman was arrested carrying grenades.
Uniquely among US Democrats, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday harshly criticized US President Donald Trump for failing, for now, to stick to his campaign promise of moving the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. A spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said it's an "important positive step" and shows the United States is serious about promoting peace.
But, with "no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned.the investigation had been prioritised accordingly". In the wake of a deadly terror attack that took place on London Bridge Saturday night , more details about the victims have begun to emerge.
The Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull 's administration was committed to the Paris agreement . "America has unilaterally ceded global leadership on this issue, which for years even Republican presidents.
The citizens of Ireland have voted Leo Varadkar to be their new Prime Minister, garnering 60% of the votes , the BBC reported. Varadkar, the son of an immigrant Indian father and Irish mother, will be Ireland's first openly gay and ethnic minority prime minister, and the youngest at 38.
The summitt is mulling a treaty on terrorism. She said border management should be improved between the two countries to check cross border terrorism. "China and India are each other's important neighbouring countries and both are developing rapidly". But where such an expansion in, say, 2011 may have piqued interest in Brussels, Washington, and Jakarta, this week's expansion appears far closer to an anticlimactic conclusion than Beijing or Moscow - or Delhi or Islamabad - would have it.
Last year, a North Korean unmanned aerial vehicle breached the military demarcation line and flew over South Korea's territory. He told reporters that France hopes the council will move ahead on a strong resolution that demands better implementation of existing sanctions and tougher new sanctions against North Korea .
With neither the B.C. Liberals nor the NDP forming a majority after all votes were counted, it was left to the B.C. Greens, with just three seats, to support one of the other two parties to be the government. "The results of the election clearly demonstrated that voters wanted to put an end to the bitter, divisive and cynical politics of the past, and get on with productive governance", said BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver in a statement.
Kushner's new position in the administration", the letter reads . Ms Haley is one of the few Trump administration officials who appears to not be involved in the Russian Federation probe and has said in the past to MSNBC that Mr Kushner is "a very calm, stable voice" in the White House .
She has said she hopes voters will give her a stronger mandate to implement Britain's exit from the European Union . While plans to nationalise industries like the railways and the Royal Mail had made it into the manifesto, nationalising banks hadn't - a key pet project of Mr Corbyn, nor had scrapping Britain's nuclear weapons, or the British Royal Family.