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by | January 02, 2019 | 09:54

The Israeli government lodged a formal protest with Jordan over a picture of the government spokesperson, Jumana Ghunaimat, stepping on the Israeli flag during her visit to the headquarters of the trade union complex in Amman. The minister found herself as the target of anger by Israel's Foreign Ministry after she was shown stepping on the flag on her way into the building for a meeting.

by | January 02, 2019 | 07:47

As per news reports, the women trekked to the hill shrine early Wednesday. They were however forced to return due to protests . CPI (M) polit bureau member Brinda Karat, who was the last member of the human wall at Thiruvananthapuram , said women in Kerala have scripted history by erecting a "human wall of resistance" against the dark forces.

by | January 02, 2019 | 07:45

Duterte recounted telling the priest that he had then returned to the maid's room and again tried to molest her. "I lifted the cover. I tried to touch what was inside the panty", he said, according to the BBC . Women's rights political organisation Gabriela said the president was "unworthy of his position and should resign". A spokesman for the president, Salvador Panelo , played down the president's remark, calling it a "laughable anecdote to dramatize" the real problem of sexual abuse by ...

by | January 02, 2019 | 06:24

A Reuters witness did not see any migrants throwing rocks at United States agents, and documented in one photo where a migrant had been hit by what appeared to be a gas canister. Waldman said there were no reported injuries among the people throwing rocks. Migrants run after U.S. Border Patrol agents throw tear gas to the Mexican side of the fence.

by | January 01, 2019 | 22:31

Felipe's father, Agustin Gomez, told a Guatemalan official that the boy first showed signs of illness Monday morning, the day he died. Nielsen has called the death "deeply concerning and heartbreaking" and requested medical help from other government agencies, including the U.S.

by | January 01, 2019 | 21:42

Trump and his conservative base want a wall at the U.S. -Mexico border, but Democrats aren't budging. Including saying: "Democrats, come back from vacation now and give us the votes necessary for Border Security, including the Wall". Democrats have remained committed to blocking the president's priority, and with neither side engaging in substantive negotiation, the effect of the partial shutdown was set to spread and to extend into the new year.

by | January 01, 2019 | 21:25

An estimated 1 million people braved stormy conditions in Sydney to catch a glimpse of the show, which was expected to be watched by more than a billion people around the world. But the embarrassing gaffe was partially overshadowed by a spectacular, soul-tinged fireworks celebration. NY was to follow with its iconic Times Square Ball drop, the highly mediatized epicenter of United States jubilation.

by | January 01, 2019 | 20:40

The U.S. military on Monday night deleted and apologized for a New Year's Eve tweet that joked about bombing America's enemies. Just the sort of lovely reminder you want from the only country that has ever used nuclear weapons in combat.

by | January 01, 2019 | 19:54

Following his speech, visiting dignitaries such as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will address the public. Sao Paulo - Brazil's far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro will be sworn on Tuesday during a ceremony in the capital Brasilia, likely marking the beginning of a hard conservative shift in governing Latin America 's largest economy and most populous nation.

by | January 01, 2019 | 19:45

He began by quoting a brief message President Abraham Lincoln wrote to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War. Earlier this month, Trump reversed himself and ordered a partial withdrawal, overriding Mattis' objections. Three days later , Trump announced via Twitter that Mattis would be leaving at the end of the year. However, he does not have the breadth and depth of foreign-policy and military experience that Mattis does.

by | January 01, 2019 | 18:27

He praised the "bravery" of four police officers who subdued the suspect at the train station. A man, also in his 50s, suffered injuries to his abdomen. The officer, a police sergeant in his 30s, has now been released from hospital, Greater Manchester Police said. Potts urged the public to come forward with any additional photos or video of the incident to help with the investigation.

by | January 01, 2019 | 18:18

At the time , Trump proposed a sweeping amnesty for children brought into the United States illegally and their relatives in return for wall funding and immigration reforms. Now there is almost 600 miles worth of barrier, primarily consisting of 16-foot high fencing, along the 1,900-mile US-Mexico border. Where are they now? " Nancy Pelosi needs to come back from Hawaii".

by | January 01, 2019 | 15:57

The Russian minister also noted that the U.S. openly state the need for the containment of Russia , China, Iran and North Korea. In 2018, the Russia-China comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination reached an unprecedented level with substantiated political dialogues and rapidly expanding two-way trade, Putin said.

by | January 01, 2019 | 15:46

The comments came after Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke with his United States counterpart by telephone on Saturday evening in what President Donald Trump called "a long and very good call". Media captionHas Trump kept his promises? "Both parties agree that they will endeavor to have this transaction completed within the next 90 days ", the White House said.

by | January 01, 2019 | 14:45

Several hundred people in Paris marched outside the offices of broadcasters France Televisions and BFM TV shouting "fake news" and accusing journalists of being "collaborators" of the French Government. Some members of the broad-based yellow vest movement accuse French leading news media of favoring President Emmanuel Macron's government and big business and minimizing the protests - even though the demonstrations have been the leading news story in France since they kicked off ...

by | January 01, 2019 | 13:15

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a rare letter to President Moon Jae-in expressed hope that the two will meet "frequently" in the New Year, Cheong Wa Dae said Sunday. The rivals have also taken steps to reduce their conventional military threat, such as removing mines and firearms from the border village of Panmunjom, destroying some front-line guard posts and creating buffer zones along their land and sea boundaries and a no-fly zone above the border.

by | January 01, 2019 | 12:39

A police spokesman said one suspect, in his 20s, had been detained and that he had described the incident as an "act of terror". The crash occurred early on Tuesday on Takeshita Dori, a street well-known to tourists and pop culture and fashion fans that runs past the Meiji Shrine in Harajuku , Shibuya ward.

by | January 01, 2019 | 10:56

In the speech broadcast on state television today, Mr Kim said "if the USA does not keep its promise made in front of the whole world. and insists on sanctions and pressures on our republic, we may be left with no choice but to consider a new way to safeguard our sovereignty and interests".

by | January 01, 2019 | 10:28

Recently, President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said his administration will use more rigorous criteria when allowing immigrants to enter Brazil . The visit by Netanyahu, Israel's first Prime Minister to visit Brazil, follows a November 1 tweet by Bolsonaro stating his intention to move the Brazilian Embassy to Jerusalem.

by | January 01, 2019 | 05:35

It said he also held Spanish nationality with residence in Morocco. The bodies of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark and Maren Ueland , 28, from Norway , were found on 17 December in an isolated area near Imlil, on the way to Mount Toubkal, North Africa's highest peak and a popular hiking destination.