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by | November 17, 2016 | 09:14

Two Turkish aircraft and naval aircraft today entered Athens' FIR without submitting flight plans, as required. US Air Force One touched down in Athens on Tuesday morning after an overnight flight from Washington, DC. Greece put debt-relief discussions at the top of the agenda for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's meeting with Obama, who arrives in Athens on Tuesday.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:13

Despite the restrictions, riot police used tear gas and stun grenades Tuesday evening to disperse about 3,000 left-wing demonstrators protesting the visit after they tried to enter an area off-limits to gatherings. President Barak Obama says that part of the effect of globalization and improving innovation has been an increase in feelings of inequality. Obama, the network reported, has attempted to strike a conciliatory tone, insisting Trump remains committed to transatlantic ties and North ...

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:12

That's according to a security official at the scene in the Afghan capital. There are conflicting reports regarding the cause of the explosion and it is yet not clear if it was a suicide attack or an explosion triggered by an explosive device.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:12

Israel's Supreme Court has ordered that the settlement be demolished by December 25. The settlement project began after Israel captured the West Bank and East Jerusalem in the 1967 war. "Never in the history of the state of Israel, never, did the Knesset vote totally against the state's laws, the rule of law and worldwide law", said opposition leader Isaac Herzog.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:12

Regarding his possibility of serving in a Trump White House, McMaster told McClatchy: "I've been asked if I would be interested". McMaster speaking to the Trump supporters immediately after the emphatic Victory of Donald Trump said that the first women governor of the State, who is also the first Indian-American woman governor, is being considered for various Cabinet position, and could even be the next Secretary of State of the United Sates.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:10

They have arguably been the most entertaining side to watch so far, scoring 30 goals in total, the most of any team in the league. However, he does have a plan that involves two fringe players from Manchester United. "In the second year, you can feel more lose, but with the managerial change and many new players, that second year he might have needed hasn't come".

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:09

Yes, a bird at China's Hangzhou Safari Park in Zhejiang province has suddenly risen to fame after people noticed a striking similarity between the President-elect and a five-year-old male winged wonder, Little Red. One user wrote on Chinese news site Sina: "A new trendy hairstyle was born at the end of 2016". One Twitter user said: "The bird wore it better".

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:07

Announced today, the Spanish champions have inked a deal with Rakuten, operators of the largest online shopping website in Japan, which the Daily Mail report will net them around £53m a year- second only to United's Chevrolet deal. Barca wore Qatar Foundation's logo for the first two seasons, and then switched to Qatar Airways after that. He added that negotiations began in 2015 at a dinner in San Francisco organised by defender Gerard Pique, who is a friend of Hiroshi Mikitani , the ...

by | November 16, 2016 | 01:15

The push into Nimrud was the most significant gain in several days for government forces, potentially opening up the area for teams to assess the damage done to the famed ruins just outside the town. They say they have also cleared the Qadisiya and Zahra neighborhoods in Mosul . Meanwhile, interior ministry forces have advanced on Mosul from the south, and are nearing the airport on the city´s southern outskirts.

by | November 16, 2016 | 01:12

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shiogu announced the beginning of a "large-scale operation" on Tuesday, according to the state-run TASS news agency. "For the first time in our naval history, the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov started taking part in combat", Shoigu said.

by | November 16, 2016 | 01:11

Presenting a united face, arch rivals TMC and Left parties and SP and BSP, got together at a meeting convened by the main opposition Congress to formulate a joint strategy. "I am the ninth one.nothing was done about the report", Modi said. The Opposition members demanded that issues such as farmers' distress, problems in Kashmir valley, delay in appointment of judges and attacks against Dalits must be discussed in Parliament.

by | November 16, 2016 | 01:10

Above and beyond the incredible bigotry of the Trump campaign, what he did was he tapped into a lot of pain and anxiety and angst that the American people are feeling which is very rarely reported in the media or understood by the punditry....

by | November 16, 2016 | 01:07

Clinton's supporters say she faced a hard balancing act: She embraced Obama, hoping to avoid alienating his supporters, while simultaneously trying to acknowledge the persistent economic challenges and the uneven economic recovery. Obama declared "those folks" who voted for President-Elect Trump "are better off than when I came into office". Obama, who is in Athens on November 15-16 on his last foreign tour as president, said it was hard to imagine a growth strategy without some debt relief.

by | November 16, 2016 | 01:06

Israelis woke up to Trump as the 45th American president. "The Palestinian people are not very much concerned about the changes in American policies towards the Palestinian cause because such a policy is constant and is based on bias in favor of the Israeli occupation".

by | November 16, 2016 | 01:02

The first minister has rejected the idea of asking UKIP interim leader Nigel Farage to use his friendship with USA president-elect Donald Trump to boost United States trade with Wales. Asked if he had contact with Cabinet figures regarding his close ties to the incoming Republican president, Mr Farage told Sky News: "I am not going to go into whatever private phone calls I may, or may not, have had with individual ministers".

by | November 16, 2016 | 00:56

The Admiral Kuznetsov , which was created to carry dozens of fighter-bombers and helicopters, is one of Russia's warships recently deployed near the coast of Syria and national media outlets reported over the weekend that operations had begun from there as part of efforts to bolster the country's air campaign over Syria .

by | November 16, 2016 | 00:52

The house also resolved to refer the allegations of receipt of bribes by "persons holding high offices from Birla and Sahara Groups" to the Supreme Court with a request to order suitable inquiry. "The information about banning notes of big denominations like Rs 500 and Rs 1000 was leaked to BJP party top leaders and their friends", alleged Delhi CM and AAP founder Arvind Kejriwal, launching a tirade on Narendra Modi in Delhi on Saturday.

by | November 16, 2016 | 00:52

Ankara's bid to join the European Union dates back to the 1960s with formal talks starting in 2005. During the campaign he called for David Cameron to give a guarantee he would veto Turkey's accession because of concerns it would lead to a flood of migrants into the country.

by | November 15, 2016 | 06:15

For Facebook's part, Zuckerberg claims 99 percent of what users see is authentic, but he's taking the criticism seriously, saying he wants the site to have improved ability to push accurate information to the tops of our Facebook feeds.

by | November 15, 2016 | 06:15

Officials discovered that a auto driven by 46-year-old David Rinehart of Newburgh was traveling southbound on I 69 and struck a deer causing the vehicle to pull onto the outside shoulder and stop. "There are no words to describe the pain and shock we all feel". The driver of the Civic, David Rinehart, as well as passengers 74-year-old Ruth Rinehart and 17-year-old Sophie Rhinehart were killed as a result of the accident.

by | November 15, 2016 | 06:14

He talked about his own inability to keep track of "stacks of briefing books" and said thus he has surrounded himself with "people who can help", and he hopes Trump does the same. "I think the design of the trip was meant to just give everybody some reassurance that we made it through this campaign and we´re going to come out of it all right", said Heather Conley of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, in Washington.

by | November 15, 2016 | 06:11

Launching the greenfield airport at Mopa in Goa and the work on an electronic city project, the prime minister lauded Parrikar for ushering in political stability in the state after a span of several years. If you had asked me to do it, should I have done it or not? On his part, Congress spokesperson Surjewala said Modi first indulged in "bragging" by declaring that Rs 15 lakh will be deposited in every account.

by | November 14, 2016 | 02:13

Gunman attacked the building after the blast, battling with Georgian and Afghan forces. Police spokesman Sayid Sarwar Hussaini told the New York Times there were two large explosions at the Mazar Hotel, which German diplomats have been using as their de facto consulate in the city.

by | November 14, 2016 | 02:09

The network is run by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, fighting alongside Assad's forces. Scores of civilians and soldiers have been injured following a militant chemical attack on the eastern neighborhoods of Syria's divided province of Aleppo, says the Syrian army.

by | November 14, 2016 | 02:02

Barack Obama and Donald Trump spoke for 90 minutes in Thursday's meeting. Trump outperformed expectations in all of them, moving most into the Republican column after President Barack Obama twice swept the region. A decision on chief of staff is expected in the coming days. Trump countered by presenting himself as a change agent who would reverse numerous policies Clinton and Obama favored.

by | November 14, 2016 | 01:57

The German has triumphed in Brazil in each of the last two seasons, which is two more than what Hamilton has managed to do in nearly 10 years in coming to Interlagos. All but a half-dozen of the early laps were run behind a safety auto with drivers struggling to see through tire spray and struggling to avoid hydroplaning in standing water.

by | November 14, 2016 | 01:57

Instead of traveling with the team, he'll return to his club team, Colorado Rapids, to be further evaluated in lead up to their Western conference final against Seattle Sounders. The source added that those plans may involve surgery, and that Howard's recovery time may extend into the start of preseason, which is set to take place in late January.

by | November 14, 2016 | 01:54

Military officers tell Reuters that small groups of militants are using a large network of tunnels and narrow streets in densely populated areas to launch an apparently endless sequence of attacks against advancing Iraqis. The International Organization for Migration says almost 48,000 people have been displaced by the fighting, still a relatively low figure compared to a United Nations warning before the campaign of a possible exodus of 700,000 or 800,000.

by | November 13, 2016 | 08:44

In this connection, FWO Director General has arranged inaugural Ceremony titled Operationalization of CPEC - Launch of Pilot Project on Sunday here at Gwadar port a centre of the CPEC project. Quetta - The much awaited stage for global trade under CPEC has finally arrived as first shipment of Chinese goods will be sent to worldwide markets from Gwadar Port today.

by | November 13, 2016 | 08:44

Trump's decision to put Ebell in charge of selecting people to address climate change shows just how different his administration could be and what serious impact it might have on the U.S. Trump has already said that he wants to block the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, which calls for power companies to lower greenhouse gas emissions.

by | November 13, 2016 | 08:42

Hopefully, as the city moves out of winter, things will ease up slightly for the people of New Delhi, with researchers finding that the low wind and increased home heating of winter typically makes air pollution in the city worse. The apex court has been monitoring the air pollution issue and has passed a series of orders in the last one year to effectively control pollution. "Emergency measures announced by the government are critical, and need to be implemented rather than a mere ...

by | November 12, 2016 | 08:40

A number of other influential tech leaders echoed Pishevar's sentiment. Gregory Autry of USC's Marshall School of Business was quoted by TechCrunch saying that the Trump administration will go well with manufacturing jobs, including high-tech manufacturing, but Silicon Valley firms will have a hard time to reconcile with his policies.

by | November 12, 2016 | 08:38

Describing Trump as "unfit to serve", the petition , which has almost 700,000 supporters and counting, says, "His scapegoating of so many Americans, and his impulsivity, bullying, lying, admitted history of sexual assault, and utter lack of experience make him a danger to the Republic".

by | November 11, 2016 | 01:43

Without entering the home, and just after 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Barbara called police to conduct a welfare check on Kristen Fritch and her family. "It's a tragic ending to something that we hoped would have a different (outcome)", Dorris said. Dobbs started dating Fritch after they met online and moved into the family's house, according to DeRamus.

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:25

He says the vehicles were unoccupied and far enough away from the civilians to ensure none were harmed. The UN said last week IS was apparently not allowing families to flee for territory held by the Iraqi army outside Mosul and that civilians suspected of being disloyal to to the group appeared to had been targeted.

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:23

After the meeting, President Anastasiades will meet with the entirety of his negotiating team, sources mentioned. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the two leaders are at a "critical juncture" in talks now taking place in Mont Pelerin, Switzerland, and that they must make the most of the moment.

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:19

It's not just the European far right warmly welcoming Trump's electoral success, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke described Trump's win as as a huge victory for "our people ". "Vertigo", France's ambassador to the U.S. Gerard Araud tweeted as it became clear that Trump was on the verge of winning the presidency. I see many parallels with what is happening in the U.S.

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:15

Sixty-eight percent said they disapprove of the way Christie is handling New Jersey's economy and jobs, 77 percent disapprove of the way he's handling taxes, 65 percent disapprove of the way he's handling education and schools, and 73 percent disapprove of the way he's handling transportation and infrastructure.

by | November 09, 2016 | 09:28

He was using the Arabic acronym for IS. Dunford was referring to the Syrian Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces , which remain the United States' premier ally against IS in Syria . A US-backed assault on Raqqa , Islamic State's de facto capital in Syria , is unlikely to pierce the city itself before President Barack Obama leaves office in January, denying him the chance to claim the end of the group's "caliphate" as part of his legacy.

by | November 09, 2016 | 09:24

One possibility is confusion over voter ID laws passed in more than a dozen states. With voters casting ballots in 9,000 jurisdictions and more than 185,000 precincts, the decentralized nature of the USA voting system was seen as a major protector against a hacker having any sizeable effect on the vote.

by | November 09, 2016 | 09:23

Her four children were expected to leave Pakistan to be reunited with their mother later on Wednesday. National Geographic also made a short documentary about her life and dubbed her the "Mona Lisa of Afghan war". Her family has said her Afghan husband died a few years ago. Sharbat Gula, who gained recognition after featuring in the National Geographic cover, will not be deported to Afghanistan, media reports said.

by | November 09, 2016 | 09:22

Another two races, in Florida and OH, were called in favor of Republican Sens. Sen. Marco Rubio (R) had a small lead in Florida, while two open seats in IN and Nevada will directly bear on who's in charge of the chamber in January. Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson was expected to be an easy target for Democrats, but his race with Russ Feingold has tightened in recent days.

by | November 09, 2016 | 09:22

On Tuesday, snack-maker Mondelez International mdlz said it will cut the size of its distinctive Toblerone bars in the United Kingdom, to reflect the fact that the pound doesn't buy as much Swiss chocolate as it did before June 23. But Mondelez insisted on Tuesday that the Toblerone change was unrelated to Brexit . Rachel Yates had a tip for fellow Toblerone enthusiasts: "If I can't have the iconic chunky triangles I'll buy the budget supermarket version".

by | November 09, 2016 | 09:21

All 11 of the Supreme Court judges will be among the panel considering the appeal, including Lord Neuberger, president of the Supreme Court . Theresa May's Government, which held the opinion that this article can be initiated without Parliament approval, said it will appeal before the Supreme Court .

by | November 08, 2016 | 06:20

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by | November 08, 2016 | 06:20

But Brady has made it work, and so far has been able to integrate both new and old options seamlessly; spreading around the wealth in offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels passing attack. Wilson will total 250 yards and five touchdowns throughout the course of the game for the Seahawks. He started the 2016 season as a spectator while he served a four-game suspension as part of his punishment for his role in the “Deflategate” saga.

by | November 08, 2016 | 06:15

Three of its six engines burst into flames somewhere near the B.C. coast. "I found something really weird, I think it's a UFO", he joked with his fellow divers once he came to shore. The CBC reports that historian Dirk Septer narrated the story of that flight, in a book published this year. Crew members have said they dumped the bomb in the ocean first, fearing what the payload of TNT could do on its own if it were detonated.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:51

In Washington, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter lauded the kickoff of the Raqqa campaign, noting the operation "marks the next step in our coalition campaign plan". There was no immediate comment from Turkey, the US or the Syrian government of President Bashar Assad on the Kurdish announcement. The Raqqa offensive is likely to take months, and the SDF has said the early stages will focus on sweeping the countryside on its outskirts and gradually isolating the city.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:48

Whatever might be the result of the final on Saturday night, Indian football will ride the BFC wave into the Asian spotlight. The AFC Cup finalists did not do anything special in the last three years, apart from emulating the methods of other successful clubs, and ensure that they are being implemented properly.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:45

Mr. Assange, the publisher and co-founder of WikiLeaks , denied Russian Federation supplied his website with emails obtained from the Democratic National Committee and John Podesta , the chairman of the Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, in an interview with documentarian John Pilger .