Mattis said Sunday that the strategy covered more than Afghanistan and was a full "South Asia strategy". One major opponent of continuing US military presence in Afghanistan in the White House, Stephen Bannon, was ousted on Friday as chief strategist.
Shortly after Assad gave his speech, a shell hit the first global fair in the country since the war began six years ago, killing and wounding several people. Syria's war has left more than 330,000 people dead and has displaced millions more. The Syrian president said his country's economy is turning to growth again "at a very slow pace, although we are under an nearly complete embargo".
NDRF teams are on war footing to combat the flood fury by leading from the front in worst flood affected areas of Supaul, Kishanganj, Motihari, Bettiah, Purnea, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Madhubani, Araria, Gopalganj, Katihar, Sitamari, Saran and Khagaria.
In Michigan, 48% of voters said they would prefer a Congress controlled by Democrats, compared to 35% who said they want to see the reins remain in Republican hands. In Michigan, 36-percent of those polled approve of President Trump's job performance. while 55-percent disapprove. Criticism against Trump has only intensified after he doubled down on his statement that "many sides" were to blame for the violence that left one woman dead when white supremacists stormed the University of ...
The Express train, coming from Puri, was expected to reach Haridwar at 9 pm. According to reports , Five persons were killed and over 4o passengers were injured in the accident. "At this stage nothing can be said about the cause of accident", Railways spokesperson Anil Saxena said. He also announced Rs 25,000 for passengers with minor injuries.
Prior to the event, organizers of the free speech rally , mostly young white men, insisted their event was all about the freedom of expression. A large counter-protest is planned. And if we weren't there to direct things, then we're anxious that that would only be all the more risky. Boston Police Commissioner Billy Evans confirmed that authorities would be "watching the crowd really closely".
Taylor Swift recently deleted all of her photographs from her Instagram account and has fueled rumors that she is releasing a new album . Today marks the three-year anniversary of when she last dropped a lead single, " Shake It Off " for 1989 back in 2014.
One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Thursday (8/17) morning the President tweeted , "Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK, Neo-Nazis and white supremacists and people like Ms.
She said rights enshrined in the Good Friday peace agreement, including the right to claim Irish citizenship, would be maintained after the UK's departure from the EU. Experts have warned it will be extremely hard, if not impossible, to negotiate a new EU-UK free trade agreement before then, raising fears of a damaging "cliff-edge".
The scene has since been sealed off. Police have confirmed the crash a terrorist incident. He said he saw five or six people seriously injured on the ground, a van had driven into people. Television images showed scenes of chaos as people tended to the wounded with police closing off the center of Barcelona and telling people to stay home.
But Mugabe failed to hand herself over to police as agreed earlier this week and is now claiming diplomatic immunity . South Africa's police ministry said on Thursday that it is waiting for instruction from the global relations department regarding Grace Mugabe's status before it proceeds.
Yesterday he inspected the military's plans for an "enveloping fire" near the US Pacific territory but said that he would wait to see whether America took a tangible step "in order to defuse the tensions and prevent the unsafe military conflict on the Korean..." Analysts believe North Korea has produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit onto a missile with the capability of striking the United States mainland.
Over a decade later, the ring that she thought was gone forever has resurfaced, and in the most unlikely of places. A few weeks later, the clever woman made a decision to buy a look-a-like so her husband wouldn't notice her missing band.
He had scrapes and bruises and was crying, she said. Four mounted police officers who just happened to be riding near the area where the Central Park tree fell, heard the loud crack as it tore from the earth and saw it fall. "Nothing [is] more important to her than her kids". After cutting some limbs off the tree to prevent it from rolling, firefighters were able to remove it from her about nine minutes after initially receiving the call, he said.
The Indian military declined to comment on the incident. The minister, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government had no choice but to act to stop the Chinese road activity in the region because it had come too close for comfort.
Personnel from both sides reportedly received minor injuries. There was no customary meeting between Indian and Chinese army officials on I-Day at the Nathu La border. The latest incident comes amid an ongoing dispute between the two sides over a strategic Himalayan plateau thousands of kilometres away where hundreds of Indian and Chinese soldiers have been facing off against each other for more than two months.
Mr. Kenyatta said they had ensured a "free, fair and credible election". According to the acting president, President Kenyatta's re-election is a testimony to his leadership style and the giant strides he has taken in developing the east-African country in the last few years.
Tensions have skyrocketed since North Korea's army said it would complete a plan to fire missiles into the waters off the USA territory of Guam sometime this week. China's President Xi Jinping told Trump in a phone call that all sides should maintain restraint and avoid inflammatory comments. Just over three months in office, South Korea's president is finding little room to maneuver between old enemy North Korea and increasing combativeness from long-time ally, the United States.