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by | April 24, 2017 | 19:26

Police had to fire dozens of tear smoke shells in an attempt to disperse the stone-pelting students from S P College and the adjoining Women's College on M A Road, officials said. In a separate incident an official with the ruling People's Democratic Party was shot by unknown attackers, later dying of his injuries, a police officer told AFP on condition of anonymity.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:23

On Monday, North Korea issued new threats against the USA, which it accuses of plotting an invasion. The video then cuts to USA aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and photographs of American Vice President Mike Pence aboard the vessel as dramatic and haunting music plays.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:22

On the other hand, IN didn't have the firepower to be able to stay with the Cavs. George's three-point attempt hit the backboard and caromed into the waiting arms of LeBron, who split the free throws to seal the deal and send the Pacers packing after a tough four-game set.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:18

The younger Assad feared that Syria was vulnerable to an American invasion, so his regime facilitated the recruiting, training and safe passage for hundreds of Syrian and foreign volunteers to join al Qaeda in Iraq to fight USA troops and destabilize the Iraqi government.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:16

China "hopes that all relevant sides exercise restraint, and avoid doing anything to worsen the tense situation on the peninsula", the statement paraphrased Xi as saying. "Our revolutionary armed forces are fully ready for combat that could sink a US nuclear aircraft carrier with a single strike", the official newspaper Rodong Sinmun said Sunday in a commentary.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:15

Just days after marking the birthday of founder Kim Il Sung with a massive military parade and missile test, there are concerns North Korea could stage a provocative missile or nuclear test Tuesday to mark the anniversary of its military's founding.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:15

Kim on Monday warned that a nuclear war "may break out at any moment", while Haley on Tuesday emphasised that Washington is not looking for a fight "so don't try and give us one". Mattis denounced North Korea's attempted missile launch as he began a Middle East tour, telling reporters traveling with him to Saudi Arabia, "the leader of North Korea again recklessly tried to provoke something by launching a missile", he said .

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:14

And, in extra-time that man Alexis Sanchez sealed victory with another crucial goal for the Gunners. Guardiola refused to blame the match officials and said that he would instead look to within for the answers. We did absolutely everything to play. Arsene Wenger believes his side's 2-1 FA Cup win over Manchester City shows Arsenal can still prove the doubters wrong this season.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:11

Peter's Square, expressing "deep condolences" to Coptic patriarch Tawadros II. A minority is divided between Coptic Catholics and various Coptic Protestant branches. It's not about Muslim attacking Christians. No. Coptic Christians make up about 10 per cent of Egypt's population of 85 million. The group later released a video threatening Egypt's Christians with more attacks.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:55

In October, Saudi Arabia abruptly suspended oil aid to Egypt just days after Cairo backed a UN Security Council resolution on Syria drafted by Bashar al-Assad's ally Russian Federation. A two-month pay bonus was also announced for Saudi troops engaged in operations against Yemen. The kingdom also belongs to the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:54

Joshua believes the status quo of boxers needing to head to America to earn their stripes is no longer the case and that his reputation can be enhanced in his own backyard. I love the fact that the fighters show respect to each other and the fans love it. The 27 year-old is hoping to add two more belts to his IBF version against the Ukrainian, and despite opening up at equal odds for the fight, the 2012 Olympic gold medallist is now a much shorter 11/25 in the heavyweight world title ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:53

Interior Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami has been appointed the acting Defence Minister and General Sharif Yaftal is the new acting army chief, a statement from the ARG Palace said. He said Afghan soldiers and security forces "have my personal assurance that we will continue to stand with them". US officials acknowledge that Afghanistan has rarely in recent years been considered a priority by decision-makers, who have instead been consumed by Syria, Iraq and, increasingly, North Korea.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:50

The official said the USA side interpreted that to mean that a guilty verdict and sentencing would be followed by a pardon from Sissi, but they were pleasantly surprised. "We are very happy to have Aya back home", Trump said while seated alongside Hijazi at the White House. Trump and his aides had engaged in behind-the-scenes diplomatic efforts to gain her freedom after attempts by the previous Obama administration failed.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:45

But Mr Fallon said , of Mr Corbyn: "He's against the nuclear deterrent, would stop building the submarines which we have already started building, he wouldn't control our borders - and, earlier, he has even questioned our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation deployment".

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:43

Trump has repeatedly asserted that Mexico would pay for the wall, which he says is necessary to stop the flow of immigrants crossing the border illegally as well as drug smugglers. Congressional Republicans recognize that conservatives are unlikely to back any measure so they are working across the aisle to get support on a bill that will pass with votes from both parties.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:42

For France, today's results mark a political quake. Many in the jubilant crowd waved both the French tricolor and the European Union flags, chanting, "We will win!" He also cited the history of "violence and intolerance" of Ms Le Pen's far-right National Front party.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:40

He reportedly was in the North for about a month to discuss relief activities, Yonhap said. "We can not comment on anything that Mr. Kim may be alleged to have done that is not related to his teaching work and not on the PUST campus". Kim Dong-chul, who was born in South Korea but is also believed to have United States citizenship, is serving a sentence of 10 years for espionage.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:40

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani flew to Mazar-i-Sharif on Saturday to pay a "courtesy visit" to wounded soldiers, his office said, while Gen John Nicholson, the top U.S. It also came five months after a suicide bomber managed to enter the main USA military base at Bagram, near Kabul , killing four people. The United States military command in Kabul said an American air strike had killed a commander, Quari Tayib, and eight other Taleban last Monday.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:33

The trial of Henri van Breda began more than two years after his parents and older brother were killed in Stellenbosch , a scenic wine-growing region. Both were on their computers and Rudi eventually fell asleep while Van Breda continued watching an animated series about pirates called One Piece.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:31

It was the euro's highest level since November 10, the day after the results of the USA presidential election. "Polls give /[MACRON/] almost two-thirds of the electorate in a run-off with Le Pen, while the defeated establishment parties have now rowed in behind his campaign", said David McNamara, an economist with Davy.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:30

Melenchon are angry voters". The top two winners of Sunday's poll will face off in a runoff election May 7th. Incumbent President Francois Hollande decided not to stand because of his low poll numbers, and Benoit Hamon , the candidate for Hollande's Socialist Party, trails way behind the four frontrunners.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:27

Russian Federation and Iran demanded an impartial investigation and the setting-up of an independent commission, additional to the mechanisms of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which was incapable of accepting that initiative.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:26

Afghan soldiers stand guard at the gate of a military compound after an attack by gunmen in Mazar-e- Sharif, Afghanistan, Friday, April 21, 2017. Coalition troops were told to "shelter in place" during a deadly six-hour attack on an Afghan Army base in northern Afghanistan on Friday, as fewer than a dozen Taliban militants massacred almost 200 troops.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:23

Eight bodies were recovered in Greek territory and another seven in Turkish waters, a Greek coastguard official said. One of rescued women was pregnant. According to official figures, 62,204 migrants and refugees are now stranded in mainland Greece and its islands. The number of refugees and migrants in Greece has swelled to about 62,000 in the previous year, about 13,000 of whom are in camps on five eastern Aegean islands waiting for their asylum applications to be processed.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:22

Aya and her husband, the founders of an NGO which looked after street children, had been charged with human trafficking, abduction, and sexual abuse for pornography, among other accusations. According to the Washington Post , Hijazi became the global face of Cairo's alleged brutal crackdown on civil society, particularly on human rights group that received foreign funding.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:19

This frame grab from video provided on Tuesday April 4, 2017 shows a Syrian doctor treating a boy following a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. Israel's military yesterday said it believes Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces still possess several tonnes of chemical weapons. On Wednesday, he said France would produce proof "in a few days" that Assad launched the chemical strike.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:19

On Monday morning Labour general election co-ordinator Andrew Gwynne told Sky News the party's commitment to Trident had been agreed at its conference and would be in the manifesto. "I have made clear my views on nuclear weapons. I have made clear that any use of it would be a disaster for the whole world", he said. He was immediately accused by the Conservatives of preparing to "dismantle" Britain's defences.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:19

Rejecting the PM's claim that an election is needed to prevent disunity at Westminster undermining a Brexit deal, Mr Corbyn said: "There is no obstacle to the Government negotiating, but, instead of getting on with the job, she is painting herself as the prisoner of the Liberal Democrats".

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:18

Korean-American Tony Kim had spent a month teaching an accounting course at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST), the university's chancellor, Chan-Mo Park, told Reuters on Sunday. In March 2016, U.S. student Otto Frederick Warmbier was jailed for 15 years for trying to steal a political banner, an action that was classified by Pyongyang as a "hostile act" against the government.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:18

Fillon: The mainstream Republican candidate, was initially a frontrunner but his campaign stumbled thanks to a scandal over claims he paid his wife and children for work they did not do. Officers fired tear gas to disperse the rowdy crowd. Late Thursday, one police officer died and three other people were injured after a gunman - a 39-year-old French national who supported the Islamic State group - leaped out of a vehicle and opened fire on a police bus on the Champs-Elysees, one of Paris' ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:14

The Japanese government has asked the United States to hold prior consultations in the event of military action and is seeking cooperation from the US military for the evacuation of Japanese nationals in South Korea. The comments were made in response to a BBC interview with North Korea's vice-foreign minister who said that Pyongyang would launch a pre-emptive strike if it believed that the United States was planning an attack.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:14

Despite a broadly positive meeting between United States president Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Florida last week, uncertainty remains about what line Mr Trump might adopt, after he fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield in response to a deadly gas attack, and said the North Korean situation "will be taken care of".

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:07

The event is open to children ages 9 and younger who are divided into four age groups for the race for plastic Easter eggs. For more information, call the church office at 632-6906. The Stanley Hotel's annual Easter brunch and egg hunt will return again this year at the hotel on Sunday, April 16. A special visit by the Easter Bunny will provide photo opportunities and participants will received a coloring book.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:06

The phone call, which took place on Monday morning Beijing time, came as South Korean officials warned there is a chance that the North will conduct a nuclear test or a maiden intercontinental missile launch around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:06

While trademarks do not directly confer financial gains, they protect the use of logos and other intellectual property, making them valuable tools for companies looking to build new ventures or expand existing operations. Boycotts like the #GrabYourWallet campaign and controversy surrounding Ivanka's complicity in her father's politics have apparently done little to stem her company's success.