Doğan News Agency reported that intense fighting had broken out in the afternoon between Turkish special forces units recently deployed in Afrin and People's Protection Units (YPG) militants, who mounted an ambush with the help of tunnels. The Syrian government has already condemned the "brutal Turkish aggression" against Afrin, rejecting Ankara's claim about having informed Damascus of the operation.
The parliament voted on Friday to elect Armen Sarkissian as the fourth President of Armenia . Following the parliament voter Sarkissian met with President Serzh Sarkisian at the presidential compound, where the president offered his congratulations to the incoming leader.
Showing they look out for the unfortunate by employing Toby Young - a man who would be unemployable anywhere else. EU President Donald Tusk repeated this on Thursday, when he also visited May in Downing Street, saying: "There can be no frictionless trade outside of the customs union and the single market ".
Country singer Chris Stapleton leads the Academy of Country Music Awards with eight nominations, including entertainer of the year , and Reba McEntire is returning for a record 15th year as host. One win from the singer out of her four nods will give her a record-shattering 30th ACM trophy - as she now is tied for the lead with Brooks & Dunn at 29.
Ilham Aliyev congratulated President Erdogan on his birthday, and wished him success in his activity for the prosperity of Turkey. 'She is ready for everything, isn't she?' The girl replied: 'Yes'. Children have been increasingly spotted at Turkish nationalist events. One observers was appalled by Erdogan's statement, saying it was the duty of the state to protect children, not to "kill" them.
An offer by the United Kingdom government to rewrite a flagship Brexit bill to address the concerns of the devolved administrations has been dismissed by the Scottish and Welsh governments. "However, we are running out of time and have developed our Bill to prepare for a situation where the UK Government does not adequately amend its Bill to respect the devolution settlement".
Devotees can have darshan pay last respects throughout ( including today night) until Thursday morning. The Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed Endowments department to depute a senior officer from the department on behalf of Telangana Government and on his behalf to attend the post death rituals of Swamy Jayendra Saraswati of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham.
His trial is scheduled for September 17 at 9:30 a.m.in Washington , D.C. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is maintaining his innocence as he faces charges he acted as an unregistered foreign agent and directed an worldwide money-laundering conspiracy.
White House spokesman Hogan Gidley later called this allegation "false". According to the Times , Hicks is leaving because she feels she's accomplished all the she could in the White House and that she'd never find a ideal time to leave.
Trump commented on Twitter that, " Many ideas, some good & some not so good, emerged from our bipartisan meeting on school safety yesterday at the White House". "Right now, you have to wait to buy a handgun until you're 21, but you can buy the type of weapon used in a school shooting at 18". "I like taking the guns early, like in this insane man's case that just took place in Florida ...
Students at a Florida high school where 17 of their classmates and staff members were killed returned Sunday to gather their belongings thrown down in panic during the school shooting almost two weeks ago. He said he jumped into his auto and apprehended two of them, adding that he "threw 'em in the back, kept going, grabbed the other two". Peterson's actions have been sharply criticized since the shooting, with President Donald Trump calling him a "coward" and Broward County Sheriff Scott ...
Corruption and lack of farmer training and capacity remain obstacles to land redistribution. At the time, he reportedly said: "When we leave here, you will see any handsome piece of land, you like it, occupy it, it belongs to you". According to Malema's explanation, black people will also not own land. "It is shocking that at the current rate it will take 35 years to finalise (land) restitution claims lodged before 1998", said Mbabama, who is deputy shadow minister for rural development ...
Since the court previously ordered Naftogaz to pay Gazprom for gas supply arrears, the net payment Gazprom will have to make to Ukraine is $2.56 billion, Osmolovska said . "It's hard to say whether they (gas supplies", - Ed.) will be or not, because our understanding of the situation is very simple. "Naftogaz will demand that Gazprom provides compensation for the damage caused by this violation", the Ukrainian company said today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) governments in states at a meeting in which their "pro-poor" policies will be reviewed and ways to help the weaker sections of the society deliberated upon, the party said on Tuesday.
He said the party's basic principle was secularism and any party, which believed in this principle would join grand alliance one day or the other. By aligning with RJD-Congress combine, Manjhi may be eyeing a larger share of seats. Manjhi was very unhappy with the Jehanabad by-elections as he had staked claim for the seat but it went to JD (U). The support of a Dalit leader has finally provided the Alliance a much-needed counter to Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party, which is a part of ...
The rosy forecast caused investors to raise the odds the Fed may go further and raise rates four times this year. Powell's first workday as Fed chair was Feb 5, the same day as the stock market's biggest one-day plunge in more than six years.
The twin victories have considerably increased the chances of Scindia being declared the Congress party's chief ministerial candidate in the assembly polls . BJP spokesman Pitambar Acharya said its candidate fared well in comparsion to the last Assembly election. Senior BJP leader Sartaj Singh said the outcome indicated growing anger among the people against the state BJP government.
For decades, efforts to overturn the law have foundered among bickering by interest groups - most notably liquor store owners, who stood to lose business to big box retailers on a major shopping day. Consumers were the reason the bill was finally passed. Alting, R-Lafayette, worked with Smaltz, R-Auburn, to author bills for each chamber and eventually consolidate them into one to be signed by Holcomb.
The accused have been charged with bank and wire fraud, as well as aggravated identity theft. Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election points to a larger and more frightening scandal than foreigners trying to influence a campaign.
Russian Federation brokered an global deal in 2014 to remove all chemical weapons from Syria after a sarin gas attack on Eastern Ghouta killed thousands of people. In Washington , U.S. General Joe Votel, head of the military's Central Command, told a House of Representatives committee on February 27 that Russian Federation was acting as "both arsonist and firefighter, fueling tensions among all parties in Syria".