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Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh; no reported casualties

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh; no reported casualties

Tuesday's attack took place hours before Saudi Arabia was due to announce the country's annual budget in a news conference expected to be attended by senior ministers. "The global community must demonstrate that we are committed to ensuring accountability for the full spectrum of Iran's malign behavior". The Houthis for their part have fired several missiles at the kingdom, but have not caused any serious damage. Consulte Mais Informação

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Republic of Ireland set for friendly in Turkey

Republic of Ireland set for friendly in Turkey

The game is the second to be scheduled for Ireland in 2018 with a friendly against France in Paris confirmed earlier this month. The Republic lie 32nd in the world rankings - 10 places ahead of Turkey. Next month, the focus for the Irish will be on the draw for the Uefa Nations League, a new competition that will replace most worldwide friendlies involving European nations and will provide four qualifying spots for Euro 2020. Consulte Mais Informação

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'This vote will be remembered': Haley says of UN Jerusalem vote

'This vote will be remembered': Haley says of UN Jerusalem vote

The US president, earlier, threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that will back a United Nations resolution opposing the recognition al-Quds as the Israeli occupation entity's capital. Diplomats expect strong support for the resolution, which is non-binding, despite the U.S. pressure to either abstain, vote against it or simply not turn up for the vote. Consulte Mais Informação

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Congress Keeps Delaying Renewal of Its 'Must-Pass' Warrantless Surveillance Program

Congress Keeps Delaying Renewal of Its 'Must-Pass' Warrantless Surveillance Program

Congress has just days to extend, reform, or repeal Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), a highly controversial surveillance law that allows the United States government to track and collect the communications of foreigners overseas without a warrant, even if Americans' communications are incidentally picked up along the way. Consulte Mais Informação

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Croatia End 2017 in TOP 20 — Latest FIFA Rankings

Croatia End 2017 in TOP 20 — Latest FIFA Rankings

There is, however, some notable movement further down the order, with Vanuatu (157th, up 28), Vietnam (112th, up 13), Mongolia (187th, up 12), Myanmar (140th, up 10), and Fiji (168th, up 10) all registering double-digit climbs. After Iran, Japan and Korea Republic occupy the 57th and 60th place as the second and third-highest ranked Asian teams. The number of representatives from other confederations remains unchanged (CONMEBOL 8, CONCACAF 3, OFC 0). Consulte Mais Informação

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United Nations general assembly opens meeting on Jerusalem

A draft resolution rejecting the USA move was sent to the General Assembly after it was vetoed by the United States at the Security Council on Monday, although all other 14 council members voted in favor. Let them vote against us. No country has veto powers in the General Assembly, contrary to the council where the United States, along with Britain, China, France and Russian Federation, can block any resolution. Consulte Mais Informação

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British mother Nazanin Ratcliffe eligible for early release

British mother Nazanin Ratcliffe eligible for early release

Despite the latest comments in Iran, Mr Ratcliffe said he remained "hopeful" that his wife would soon be released and would be able to return home with their three-year-old daughter, Gabriella, in time for Christmas. "Although we do not want to celebrate prematurely, it would be the ideal Christmas gift to see Nazanin released and back with her family where she belongs", she added. Consulte Mais Informação

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Davidson County Sheriff: Richard Childress fires shots at home burglars

Davidson County Sheriff: Richard Childress fires shots at home burglars

Childress and his wife were upstairs around 10:30 p.m. when the intruders broke into their home, located in the township of Reedy Creek, N.C, according to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. Bullets shattered glass and set off the burglar alarm. Deputies collected evidence that will be tested for DNA, the News & Record reported . Grice said due to the N.C. Consulte Mais Informação

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Temer diz que Macri é 'exemplo' por reforma da previdência argentina

Temer diz que Macri é 'exemplo' por reforma da previdência argentina

Nos últimos meses, o presidente cedeu cargos e emendas parlamentares para tentar angariar apoio mas seus articuladores políticos prefeririam adiar a votação, que estava prevista para dezembro, para 19 de fevereiro. O ministro das Relações Exteriores, Aloysio Nunes também comemorou os acordos firmados pelo Brasil e enfatizou a importância do Mercosul . Nesse aspecto, citou acordo de livre comércio com Egito, no qual as tarifas chegarão a zero, o estreitamento dos laços com os países da ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Vice-primeiro-ministro britânico demite-se

Vice-primeiro-ministro britânico demite-se

O relatório sobre Green concluiu que este teria mentido sobre o material pornográfico encontrado no seu computador em 2008, além de considerar que as acusações da repórter eram "plausíveis". Amigo de longa data de May, foi nomeado em junho, na sequência das eleições em que os tories perderam a maioria parlamentar. Analistas chegaram a ressaltar que sua participação no governo vinha sendo essencial para pacificar a legenda, que sofre com disputas entre apoiadores e detratores do Brexit. Consulte Mais Informação

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