Clashes continued in Ghazni throughout the day and fighting temporarily closed the main highway linking the north and south of the country. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement that hundreds of fighters armed with heavy and light weapons entered Ghazni city around 1 a.m.
All four shutters of the Idamalayar dam were also opened. With the shutters lifted, water in Periyar, the second largest river in the state, rose to risky levels. Several tourists were barred from entering the hilly Idukki district after roads caved in at many places. The government has asked tourists not to go to high range areas and dam sites.
In his piece, Greenblatt cited two cases, in 2011 and 2016, in which he says Palestinian firefighters joined their Israeli counterparts to combat massive conflagrations that had spread and wreaked havoc in Israel, as examples of the kind of cooperation that should exist between the two entities.
That's according to WikiLeaks, which tweeted Wednesday that a letter was delivered to Assange in London seeking a "closed interview" with committee staff at a "mutually agreeable time and location ". The WikiLeaks legal team said they are "considering the offer but testimony must conform to a high ethical standard ". WikiLeaks famously published emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Clinton campaign chair John Podesta that were allegedly hacked by the Russian ...
He said: 'We will be operational by the end of today though or as soon as the police and fire are finished. That was not the only firenado firefighters encountered while fighting the blaze, the department sharing a second video on their Facebook page of yet another fire whirl they went up against.
Newly released audio from a Republican fundraiser features Nunes talking to donors at a gathering in Spokane, Washington, last week, during which Nunes said that " if we do not keep the majority, all of this goes away ". Nunes made several other noteworthy statements to the audience of GOP donors, also concerning the Russian Federation investigation and its supervision.
MacCoubrey said police have been searching the buildings and went through his apartment. The business is located inside the cordoned off area on Brookside Drive. The Fredericton resident said he heard a series of "firecracker" sounds around 7 a.m. "Doors are locked and everybody's inside". The Globe and Mail reported gun violence had soared in Toronto over the summer, with 228 shootings that killed 29 people and injured at least 150.
The Trump administration will impose sanctions on Russia under a chemical and biological warfare law following the poisoning of a former Russian agent and his daughter in the United Kingdom earlier this year, the State Department announced Wednesday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with US President Donald Trump . "As long as the U.S. denies even the basic decorum for its dialogue partner and clings to the outdated acting script which the previous administrations have all tried and failed, one can not expect any progress in the implementation" of the terms of the North Korea-U.S.
Najib stood calmly in the dock on Wednesday as the charges were read to him. The Section 4 (1) offence is punishable by a maximum 15-year jail term and a fine of RM5 million or a minimum five times of the value of the unlawful proceeds at the time the offence was committed, depending on whichever sum is higher.
A Saudi Arabian organisation has apologised for tweeting a digitally-altered image that showed a plane flying towards Toronto's CN Tower - in an apparent reference to a 9/11-style attack - amid an escalating row over Canada's call for the release of detained human rights activists in the kingdom.
In December 2004, a massive magnitude 9.1 quake off Sumatra island triggered a tsunami that killed 230,000 people in a dozen countries. An Indonesian official says at least three people have been killed after a strong natural disaster struck the popular tourist island of Lombok .
He stressed that the Houthi leaders and terrorist elements responsible for firing ballistic missiles and targeting civilians will be targeted as part of the coalition efforts to prevent terrorist elements from harming regional and worldwide security.
If you slow the video down, you can see the wide-open mouth gaping just below the researcher's boots. It opened its mouth right at my feet... According to the Boston Globe , the video shows biologist Greg Skomal standing on the pulpit of a research boat.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has backed calls for Mr Johnson to apologise, saying the remarks have "clearly caused offence". But he said: "Such restrictions are not quite the same as telling a free-born adult woman what she may or may not wear, in a public place, when she is simply minding her own business".
The star witness in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial says the former Trump campaign chairman told him to be truthful about offshore shell companies and bank accounts during a 2014 interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The Space Force would ultimately become the sixth branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and would be equal to the other five, Pence said. "Absolutely we need to address space as a developing war-fighting domain", Mr. "There is a threat out there", he added, "but it's being handled by the U.S. Air Force today, doesn't make sense to build a whole other level of bureaucracy in an [already] incredibly bureaucratic [Defense Department]", he added.
According to an official tally, 38 senators voted against, 31 in favor, while two abstained. Argentina's abortion rights movement, backed by feminist groups galvanized in recent years to stop violence against women, argued that the bill would end unregulated abortions that government data show as the leading cause of maternal deaths.
Israel has not commented on the attack yet. The statement added that an Israeli combat tank had responded by "targeting the position from which the shots were fired". Israel's security cabinet discussed the proposal on Sunday, but afterwards ministers said only that the Israeli military was "prepared for any scenario".
Scramble to find victims on Lombok island as humanitarian crisis looms with 156,000 rendered homeless by major quake. The number forced from their homes in the disaster has soared to 270,000, national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said, with around 1,000 people severely injured.
Georgian government continued their efforts for reconciliation by carrying out a policy dialogue for restoring territorial integrity, Koplatadze said. The Russian prime minister described NATO's eastward expansion as a major security threat to Russia. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders discussed ties with Georgia at their summit in Brussels in July.
The 6.9 natural disaster on Sunday was followed by another 5.2 magnitude quake on Monday and 5.4 on Tuesday, as well as more than 120 aftershocks. The governor of the province that includes Lombok where the quake was centred, the military, the national search and rescue agency and regent of North Lombok all issued different death tolls for Sunday's natural disaster that ranged from 226 to 381.
Founder and president of the Conservative Muslim Forum Lord Sheikh told the BBC the party should take "severe action" against Mr Johnson. Pressure is mounting on the former Mayor of London , after PM Theresa May said is comments had called offence, and called on him to apologise .
The rescuers managed to recover the corpse of Muhammad Ainul Taksin, a 26-year-old Thai hiker, who died of head injuries. The epicentre of the quake was 50 km (30 miles) northeast of Lombok's main city Mataram, the United States Geological Survey said , far from the main tourist spots on the south and west of the island.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded the latest quake at 5.9, with a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Another strong quake with a magnitude of 6.2 has hit Indonesia's Lombok island, causing some buildings to collapse, according to witnesses and the South-East Asian nation's meteorology and geophysics agency.
In April, coordinated missile strikes by the United States, Britain and France destroyed a Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre facility in Damascus, in response to a suspected gas attack that killed at least 70 civilians in Douma - a town in the former rebel-held city of Eastern Ghouta .
Paul Manafort's attorney Kevin Downing on Wednesday asked whether longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates had four extramarital affairs - and not just one overseas 10 years ago - implying that Gates might have lied to special counsel Robert Mueller's team and could put his plea deal in jeopardy.
Hamas has linked their fate to Israel freeing Palestinian security detainees - something many Israelis oppose. Hamas, meanwhile, is desperate to end the blockade, which has made it increasingly hard for the group to govern and has led to growing hardships in Gaza.
Over the past four months, 158 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire, including at least 120 in the protests near the fence and others in Israeli air strikes and other incidents elsewhere in Gaza, according to the Gaza Health Ministry and a local rights group.
Other newspapers, including the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph also reported on the extradition moves. The Times newspaper alleged in reports that detectives from the Metropolitan Police in London are understood to be confident they have identified the would-be assassins who used a perfume bottle containing the deadly poison novichok in their unsuccessful attempt to kill Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, aged 33, in March.
The Trump administration will impose new sanctions on Russia , alleging that President Vladimir Putin and the Russian government used a chemical weapon to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in an assassination attempt in Great Britain, the State Department said Wednesday.
The Secret Service has dismissed the report that a Russian employee at the US Moscow embassy, who was reportedly fired after her contacts with the Russian intelligence came to light, had access to secret data. 'This is of particular emphasis in Russian Federation. As a result, the duties are limited to translation, interpretation, cultural guidance, liaison and administrative support .
Italian media said a truck carrying cars collided on a bridge with another tanker truck containing explosive materials. The massive explosion and shock wave were also captured on cell phone video by at least one driver who was stopped to avoid the accident.
Lists and research . If the bill is submitted in its current form and adopted, the US president would have 180 days to begin implementing its provisions; within 60 days of adoption, the White House would need to provide a new list of Russian individuals suspected of cyber-attacks against the United States; the Treasury Department would have 180 days to update its "Kremlin list" of Russian state officials and oligarchs; the director of national intelligence would be tasked with completing a ...
The first round of US sanctions reinstated against Iran this week makes clear to the Islamic Republic the Trump administration's willingness to financially squeeze the regime until it curbs its destabilizing behavior, according to regional experts.