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by | February 22, 2018 | 00:59

Ezekwesili who co-founded the Bring Back Our Girls Movement which has been at the vanguard of the campaign for the release of over 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in similar circumstances in Chibok, Borno State on 14, April, 2014 took to twitter on Wednesday to condemn the silence of the Nigerian Army and the government since speculations about the abduction began late Monday evening.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:55

Shortly after the militias entered the enclave, Turkish planes carried out airstrikes around the city, Syrian state TV reported . Istanbul launched the military offensive called "Olive Branch" on January 20 with the aim of dismantling the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG ) in Syria's northern Afrin region, where Kurds have set up three autonomous cantons.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:08

A seagull rests at Civitan Park in Belpre where the Ohio River has covered the area. It will stay at that level until it begins to fall at 1 p.m. Wednesday. This crest compares to a crest of 15.5 feet on December 1, 2011. At 10 a.m. Monday the stage was 7.1 feet; flood stage is 17 feet. The river downtown is just under 23 feet right now.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:05

Hyperloop is coming to India. British tycoon Richard Branson-backed Virgin Hyperloop One is proposing to build a super-fast transportation system in India that would connect the city of Pune with the planned new airport in Mumbai in 25 minutes, saving about three hours.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:04

President Trump pushed for a lower-cost, Obamacare relief package this week; urging GOP lawmakers to get behind his plans to offer cheaper, less comprehensive plans than those required under his predecessor's failing healthcare law. Under the Trump plan, the coverage can cover a full year. January 2018: The administration issues rules expanding " association health plans ", which allow small businesses or self-employed individuals to band together to buy coverage.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:07

PM Modi said that in our country today around 450 airplanes are now operational including both government & private. "This makes quality infrastructure in the aviation sector of prime importance", he added. Mr. Modi informed that the government has ordered about 900 new airplanes in the past year as compared to the 450 airplanes now operational. "Now people will come to claim credit saying it was our project, but you now know what has happened", said Mr.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:04

Trump , on Tuesday, continued to take aim at Obama and Democrats, saying they only became concerned with the allegations of Russian interference in the presidential election after his victory against Hillary Clinton . Obama also ordered 35 Russian government officials in Washington and San Francisco to leave the country for "acting in a manner inconsistent with their diplomatic status and consular activities" and ordered the closure of two waterfront compounds the administration ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 07:59

The ministry had formerly admitted five Russian nationals were killed. The Russian top diplomat urged Washington not to "play with fire" in Syria and carefully consider its steps based "not on immediate needs of today's political situation, but rather from the long-term interests of the Syrian people and all the peoples of this region, including the Kurds".

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:34

An advertisement in newspapers on Sunday read, "Trump is here". But Mr Trump Jr has said he has been building relationships in India for years. Don't worry, said Eric , shortly before the Inauguration: "There is kind of a clear separation of church and state that we maintain, and I am deadly serious about that exercise".

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:36

Rohana has been charged with theft of an object of cultural heritage from a museum, concealment of an object of cultural heritage stolen from a museum, and interstate transportation of stolen goods. According to the affidavit filed by FBI Art Crime Team investigator Jacob B. Archer and cited by the Inquirer , the suspect left his fingerprints all over the artwork.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:30

Orrin Hatch retiring at the end of the year, Romney is expected to easily win the seat due to his popularity in the state, much in part due to his faith as a devout Mormon. Orrin Hatch - he took some subtle jabs at Trump , stating, " Utah welcomes legal immigrants from around the world, Washington sends immigrants a message of exclusion".

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:31

Multiple sources told KTLA sister station WJW in Cleveland that bomb-sniffing dogs were sent to the school to search the campus amid fears that the student may have had explosives in his backpack. The shooting happened about 7:51 a.m. and the student is now hospitalized, WKYC reports . "I don't want another person to die", Amir said. The boy was rushed to a nearby hospital to be treated for the self-inflicted gunshot wound but his condition is not yet known.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:26

It all depends on the court, but I think there will be development soon, Yildirim said. It came as three prominent journalists were jailed for life for alleged links to the failed coup of 2016. Government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said during a regular news conference on Friday that the release would be "an important first step" after massive diplomatic efforts.

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:00

Pressed by reporters in Thursday's conference call as to whether Putin ordered information about Russian casualties kept from the public, Peskov denied it. Yury Barmin, a Middle East analyst at the Russian International Affairs Council, a think tank set up by the Kremlin, said Russia supports Assad's efforts to reclaim the "crucial" eastern region of Deir Ezzor to help fund his national reconstruction and reconciliation plan, which the US opposes.

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:48

The prime minister will remain in office until parliament and the ruling coalition confirm his resignation. It is the second state of emergency in two years and comes a day after the prime minister resigned. "I don't think the state of emergency will bring peace and stability", Addis Ababa resident Andualem Melese told AFP. The U.S. embassy in Ethiopia on Saturday urged Addis Ababa to reconsider its decision to institute martial law.

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:44

Former White House staff secretary Rob Porter (left), White House chief of staff John Kelly and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner cross the White House South Lawn in August. Kelly's memo on future clearance practices is addressed to White House Counsel Don McGahn , Attorney General Jeff Sessions , FBI Director Christopher Wray, National Security Advisor H.R.McMaster, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Joe Hagin.

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:37

Hamas will not allow Israel to "impose any new equation on the ground or export its internal crises and the corruption cases of its leaders by escalating the aggression on our people", Abd al Latif Kanou, a spokesman for the terror group said.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:12

The police also said that Krishna (Sweety) did not allow her wives to see or touch her body and used sex toys to have a physical relation with both of them. The first "wife" holds a double master's degree, and her family coughed up Rs 8.5 lakh so Sen could set up a factory. During questioning, she revealed that she was a woman.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:58

Turkey and the United States have chose to "establish mechanisms" to normalize relations between them, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday, after weeks of escalating anti-American rhetoric from Ankara . This brought increased strain between the US and Turkey as the USA -led coalition had announced it was working with the SDF to build a new 30,000-strong border force.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:54

Following a week of damaging allegations against the National Party leader, Turnbull told a news conference on Thursday that the deputy prime minister "made a shocking error of judgment in having an affair with a young woman working in his office".

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:00

We want devolved government but not at any price. The row boils down to a row over the presentation of new laws to protect Irish language speakers. The unsuccessful conclusion of the meeting was explained by DUP leader Arlene Foster to have been a result of a difference in opinions over a legislation for the Irish language.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:57

PARIS, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Iran's ballistic missile programme must be placed under worldwide surveillance, French President Emmanuel Macron said, in an bid to get tougher on Tehran while preserving the nuclear deal that Donald Trump has threatened to scrap.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:58

Bill Gates said they're proudest of their efforts to help eradicate polio and curb the number of child deaths, calling those global health improvements a miracle. We both come from families that believed in leaving the world better than you found it. "Did they scale and change the system for low-income and minority kids writ large, at scale?' And the answer when we looked at it, it was no", Melinda Gates said.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:58

The potential charges against Netanyahu include receiving $300,000 in gifts from two billionaires in exchange for tax breaks and political favors. Mozes allegedly offered more favorable coverage to Netanyahu's camp in exchange. Almost all of Netanyahu's Cabinet ministers issued statements of support and no coalition partners appeared ready to bolt. In their recommendations on Tuesday, the police rejected as implausible the explanation given that the gifts from Milchan and ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:56

White apologized on NBC's "Today" show for using the word " gossip ", and he expressed regret for his actions in a statement to ESPN . "And, you know, I'm just truly sorry. The American snowboarder was answering questions at the post-match press conference when the focus switched to a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him in 2016.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:56

Wray, in response to questions, said the Federal Bureau of Investigation is concerned not only about the two companies winning U.S. contracts but also other Chinese companies not so visibly connected with the Chinese government buying USA hi-tech start-ups or forming joint ventures here.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:52

Additional snow is expected to arrive on Friday and Saturday , with yet another storm moving in for Sunday . This week's active storm system has delivered several inches of much needed snow to Northern Arizona's mountains. If you have Monday off for President's Day, you could be enjoying higher temps, reaching up to 49 degrees. On Tuesday, the European model was projecting as much as 8 inches of snow across parts of New Jersey this weekend, and the American GFS model was projecting ...

by | February 15, 2018 | 08:04

As indicated earlier, that is the lowest debut in the series, illustrating it's ending at just the right time. " Fifty Shades Darker " opened with a 46.6 million dollars weekend in North America in 2017. To her credit, Johnson actually turns in her best Shades stuff here, as Ana puts a haughty architect (Arielle Kebbel) in her place and finally calls Christian on his legion of personal issues.

by | February 15, 2018 | 08:01

The TTP has been blamed for dozens of suicide bombings and other attacks. A high-ranking leader of the Pakistani Taliban died in a US drone attack, the terrorist organization confirmed on Monday, Feb. He is expected to operate in South Waziristan, on the Afghan border, home to Pakistani, afghan and Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists group. The slain commander was also believed to be closely linked to the Haqqani network blamed for staging high-profile terrorist attacks against local and US -led ...

by | February 15, 2018 | 07:51

In 1941, a Norwegian woman called Astrid was hit with a piece of shrapnel, which caused her to speak with an accent her neighbors mistook for French or German. "When I was a little girl I used to always go to my mom and say, 'my bones hurt", said Myers. She said it's hard to watch old videos of herself speaking normally.

by | February 15, 2018 | 07:12

The administration of US President Donald Trump wants to privatise the International Space Station ( ISS ) and cut off federal funding for the lab within a few years. If the ISS was to be privatized, the big question is who would want to take it over. The proposal doesn't call for NASA to abandon the space station entirely.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:29

The aggressive strike on the T-72 tank occurred on Saturday near Al Tabiyeh, in Deir Ezzor province, the Pentagon said in a statement . "If Russians are among those who were killed, this would mark the first time a U.S. Putin has emphasized that no uniformed Russian soldiers were killed in the strike. USA officials said the forces who attacked their allies were fighting on the side of Bashar al-Assad's regime.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:25

An NEC meeting was called off last week following direct talks between Mr Zuma and Mr Ramaphosa , who is the deputy president as well as the new leader of the party. Zuma to step down. If Zuma resists, he will face a vote of no confidence in parliament. Party treasurer-general Paul Mashatile said South Africans could not be expected to wait any longer for Zuma to resign.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:25

Speaking during the Senate Intelligence Committee's annual hearing on "Worldwide Threats", Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats discussed cyber-security, terrorism , and threats posed by other nations like Pakistan, China , and North Korea .

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:21

Paul Ziemiak, leader of the conservatives' youth wing, welcomed Merkel's readiness to set out her picks for ministerial posts before a CDU party conference on February 26. Schulz is expected to take a seat on the SPD's backbenches. In a cartoon published on Tuesday, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily showed Nahles with a whip riding an SPD snail.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:43

ABC News has reached out to Papillion Airways for comment. The names of the dead and injured were not immediately released. The aircraft sustained "substantial damage", Kenitzer said in an email. Jason Ogulnik/Las Vegas Review-JournalA tour group returns to Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters' new Hoover Dam helipad located adjacent to Hoover Dam Lodge hotel-casino in Boulder City, Thursday, Sept.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:43

The plane which had taken off from Domodedovo Airport had 71 people aboard, 65 passengers and six crew members. Rescue teams are en route to where the plane is thought to have come down. The Moscow region has been hit by particularly heavy snowfalls in recent days, but it is not known whether this was a factor in the crash. Flight data shows the aircraft was falling 22,000 feet per minute when the radar signal was lost, according to Flightradar24 ADS-B network.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:37

New Delhi While Rahul Gandhi addressed his first rally today, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the Congress president only does "election tourism". Gandhi alleged that Modi had "personally" changed the contract during his visit to France to give it to a "friend" and said the prime minister had not answered the three questions posed by him on the deal.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:35

SOHR said the fighters that attacked the SDF headquarters consisted of Afghan Shiite forces and local tribesmen in support of President Bashar Assad. But Trump administration critics disagreed. "Coalition officials were in regular communication with Russian counterparts before, during and after the attack". It sees them as an existential threat to Turkey.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:38

Last year, Duterte earlier promised that he would purchase 23 armed helicopters to help them fight terrorists and other enemies of the state. The helicopter deal is worth an estimated $300 million and was quietly facilitated by Canadian Commercial Corp., a Crown corporation whose role includes selling Canadian-made military equipment to foreign governments.