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Iran goes 'offensive' for first time in Persian Gulf drills

Iran goes 'offensive' for first time in Persian Gulf drills

Major General Gholam Ali Rashid, the commander of the Khatam al-Anbiya headquarters, also said that Iran's armed forces are prepared to counter "any kind of threat". "We want to be operationally unpredictable to our enemies, but strategically predictable to our partners". The Associated Press reported that some 30 IRGC vessels reportedly followed the carrier and its accompanying warships, at one point launching rockets nearby. Consulte Mais Informação

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Christians celebrate Christmas today

Christians celebrate Christmas today

It is celebrated religiously by a majority of Christians, as well as culturally by many non-Christians and forms an integral part of the holiday season. Meanwhile, the members of Christian community, all rich and poor gather at midnight before Christmas day to ring the Church bells to signify the time for worship and light up the Christmas tree with a cheerful mood. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump 'accepts Erdogan's invitation to visit Turkey'

Trump 'accepts Erdogan's invitation to visit Turkey'

The pace of troop movements, along with diplomatic outreach, intensified Monday, the same day the Pentagon confirmed outgoing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ordered USA troops to start leaving Syria, without elaborating. He wrote: "President Erdogan of Turkey has very strongly informed me that he will eradicate whatever is left of ISIS meaning Daesh in Syria. and he is a man who can do it plus, Turkey is right "next door". Consulte Mais Informação

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From warm Christmas to chilly New Year's Eve at 11 degrees Celsius

From warm Christmas to chilly New Year's Eve at 11 degrees Celsius

Scott said southern Alberta isn't getting any snow this Christmas, but the northern part of the province could get one to three centimetres on Christmas Day and it will be -8 C. Highs will reach the upper 40s to lower 50s. Thursday should be dry. After that, we are actually going to see temperatures take off. Carletta said current weather models show the winter storm is likely to bring in about 6 inches of snow and is expected to have the most significant impact late Wednesday night ... Consulte Mais Informação

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USA envoy optimistic about N. Korea despite latest friction

USA envoy optimistic about N. Korea despite latest friction

The process is "a joint business", the statement run by Korea Central News Agency ( KCNA ) says, noting that "it can not be achieved unless both Korea and the United States strive tougher". For instance, the end of extended deterrence alone may be insufficient. "We should brace for a negative situation in which the North Korean leader sends a skeptical message on his nuclear pledge", Cho said. Consulte Mais Informação

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US judge orders North Korea to pay $500M in student's death

US judge orders North Korea to pay $500M in student's death

North Korea did not respond to the lawsuit - Howell's opinion was rendered as a so-called "default judgment" - and the country has no free assets in the USA that the family could make a claim for. Warmbier's parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier , filed the lawsuit in April. When his parents boarded a plane to see him upon arrival in the USA, they were "stunned to see his condition", according to court documents. Consulte Mais Informação

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Images Of Scandinavian Woman Murdered By ISIS Sent To Victim’s Mother

Images Of Scandinavian Woman Murdered By ISIS Sent To Victim’s Mother

Sabik gave no details of this suspected plot but said Morocco is stepping up efforts to counter security threats posed by the return of Islamic State fighters from Syria and Iraq. The men pledged allegiance to ISIS in a video filmed before they decapitated the women's bodies. The murder of two Scandinavian women hiking at the Atlas Mountains brought the aspect of security of Morocco again on the agenda. Consulte Mais Informação

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Germany backs Canada over citizens held in China

Germany backs Canada over citizens held in China

Trudeau told reporters in Mali that Canada is impressing upon the Chinese how important it is to release detainees Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor. China's foreign ministry has blasted Canada and its allies for hypocrisy concerning their criticism of Beijing's detention of two Canadian citizens, with a spokeswoman mimicking Ottawa to say that it was the arrest of Huawei Technologies CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou that "truly merits the name of arbitrary detention". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Fires Back: Corker's Polls Tanked When I Wouldn't Endorse

Trump Fires Back: Corker's Polls Tanked When I Wouldn't Endorse

James Mattis he'd be resigning as Defense Secretary. "We've been helping them do what they're doing, but they're the ones doing the fighting". Senate GOPs indicate that they have enough votes to pass the tax reform bill. Trump ignores that record in going after the retiring senator, who raised Trump's ire a year ago by calling the president "utterly untruthful" and held him responsible for "the debasing of our nation". Consulte Mais Informação

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Abandoned dog chases owner’s vehicle as he drives away in heartbreaking video

Abandoned dog chases owner’s vehicle as he drives away in heartbreaking video

The horrific footage shows a man getting out of a auto with a dog bed while another person waits in the driving seat, he is then seen unclipping the lead from his dog and dashing back across the road to get into the vehicle. "The vets scanned his microchip and we have traced two previous owners in the Birmingham area, but do not believe either are the current owners, and therefore not those responsible for abandoning the dog". Consulte Mais Informação

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Sydney tower block evacuated as residents hear 36-storey building 'crack'

Sydney tower block evacuated as residents hear 36-storey building 'crack'

About 300 people from more than 150 units in the brand-new 392-apartment Opal Tower and neighbouring buildings were evacuated, with a one-kilometre exclusion zone put in place. Hundreds of residents have fled for their lives after cracking sounds coming from a high rise sparked fears the apartment building could collapse. Another resident told ABC News there were cracks on the building's 12th and 13th floors. Consulte Mais Informação

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PHOTOS of Runaway Dubai Princess Released for First Time Since Her Disappearance

PHOTOS of Runaway Dubai Princess Released for First Time Since Her Disappearance

On Monday, the UAE's foreign ministry said it had sent a communiqué regarding Sheikha Latifa to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights' Office of Special Procedures. However, she was intercepted by the Indian coast guard off the Goa coast and Jauhiainen has not heard from her since March 4. Her father is Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai's ruler and the UAE's prime minister and vice president. Consulte Mais Informação

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