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Trump to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace

Trump to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace

The US president greeted Abbas on the White House lawn, barely two and a half months after having received Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Abbas praised Trump as a "deal maker" who could make it happen. "We are aspiring and want to achieve our freedom, our dignity, and our right to self-determination", said Abbas. Trump son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, who has spearheaded much of the administration's efforts to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, also joined ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

The US military command in the Middle East, Centcom, confirmed the liberation of Tabqa, situated on the Euphrates River about 55 kilometres upstream from Raqqa. John Dorrian, said Wednesday that the weapons would be delivered to the Kurds soon. A military official told VOA the United States will provide Kurdish forces around Raqqa with small arms, machine-guns, ammunition, and armored vehicles to counter improvised explosive devices and construction equipment. Consulte Mais Informação

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Israel Rebukes Sweden Over UNESCO Vote

In a subsequent statement, the Swedish government explained that it had broken with the rest of the European Union over the vote because it found the resolution's text acceptable. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday called on all countries to move their embassies to Jerusalem in response to a UNESCO committee's decision to pass a resolution critical of Israel. Consulte Mais Informação

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India's top court upholds death sentences for gang-rape attackers

Of the remaining five, one was a juvenile who was sentenced to three years in a correctional facility, from which he was released ahead of time in November 2015. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shaina NC said that no lesser punishment could have provided justice to Nirbhaya . The casual manner with which she was treated and the devilish manner in which they played with her identity and dignity is humanly inconceivable. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ryan nets overtime victor as Sens stun Pens in opener

Pageau had 12 goals during the regular season. "If I could hold on (to the puck) a little bit more down low and create some things there, then hopefully the chances will come", he said. It may not be fun hockey, but their slow-down, keep-play-to-the-corners style frustrated the Penguins all game. Ottawa killed all five Pittsburgh power plays, including 45 seconds of 5-on-3 play, and didn't allow a plethora of risky chances around the net. Consulte Mais Informação

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Korea challenges South's new leader

PACOM spokesman Major Rob Shuford. Tokyo said the flight pattern could indicate a new type of missile. Japan's Defense Ministry says the missile likely reached an altitude of 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles). Early in the morning North Korea launched a ballistic missile that flew some 700 kilometers before apparently falling in the Sea of Japan. The launch comes the same day a senior North Korean diplomat who handles relations with the United States said Pyongyang would hold talks with ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Women march in Venezuela as unrest continues

Women march in Venezuela as unrest continues

Venezuela! What do we want? The MUD opposition coalition showed scenes on its Twitter account of women demonstrating in at least 10 states in the interior after the anti-Chavista platform called for protests in every state capital. The government also plans a counter women's march in the city's downtown. "They are mobilised as if this was a war", said opposition leader Henrique Capriles, broadcasting from the scene via the Periscope app favoured by protest leaders. Consulte Mais Informação

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