No individual or has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident. "A huge quantity of explosives was used in the truck", Punjab government spokesman Malik Ahmad Khan told Reuters. The blast also left a 10-15 feet crater on the spot. Nearby buildings and cars were affected by the blast. However this is the route which the estranged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was about to travel from Islamabad which has prompted the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said Sharif's ...
In the incident, an army soldier received a sniffer shot in his head and has been airlifted to army's 92 base hospital Badamibagh, Srinagar for treatment. He also pushed the Indian side should permit UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan to play its mandated role as per the UN Security Council resolutions.
In their meeting, Lavrov said , Tillerson agreed to continue a dialogue between U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov. "We aim to boost our relations with the region". Still, the Kremlin and the White House will try to move past the hurdles to work together on Syria and Ukraine .
Of those, researchers expect eight to become hurricanes and three to reach major hurricane strength (3, 4, or 5 on the Saffir/Simpson scale) with sustained winds of 111 miles per hour or greater. Franklin is the sixth named storm in the Atlantic so far this year. Franklin will lose some of its intensity as it crosses the Yucatan Peninsula and is temporarily cut off from the anomalously warm waters of the western Caribbean.
Flynn's consulting business Flynn Intel Group is alleged to have received $530,000 from a Turkish American businessman to run a campaign maligning an opponent of the Turkish government, said to have been behind last year's failed coup in Ankara.
He claimed the Times "apologized", though there's no evidence that that happened. Look at rallies in Penn, Iowa, Ohio.and West Virginia. President Donald Trump is insisting his support is stronger than ever, despite a report that some Republicans are weighing a 2020 presidential run without him.
He said the broadcaster " will follow up the subject through appropriate legal and judicial procedures ". Israeli Communications Minister Ayoob Kara announced the plan to close Al-Jazeera at a Jerusalem news conference , accusing it of being a "tool" of the so-called Islamic State group, Shi'ite Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah and the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas.
The 2015 accord stipulated a gradual lifting of anti-Iran sanctions in exchange for Tehran's ensuring the peaceful nature of its nuclear program. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tends to restore relations with regional and Western countries but the risk of war seems very real in the Middle East, an Iranian political expert and author believes.
Rohani, a 68-year-old self-proclaimed moderate, was reelected as Iran's president in May. However, he has already faced considerable pushback from conservative opponents and now faces mounting threats from the United States, which passed fresh sanctions against Iran on Wednesday.
Refuting Congress Party's claim, IT department has denied that its raid at Shivakumar's residence and a private resort has anything to do with the Gujarat's Congress MLAs. According to the Congress sources, all expenses of MLAs who had travelled to Bangalore were being made by the Gujarat Pradesh Congress committee (GPCC) and the Karnataka Government was not involved whatsoever.
Gabriel recalled that US President Donald Trump "has not yet made a decision on whether or not tougher sanctions will be imposed on Russian Federation". Several European nations, but particularly Germany, have been concerned with the wording of the latest U.S. sanctions, which intend to target foreign investment in Russia's energy industry.
The Chinese government is now joining the long list of people who wish President Donald Trump would stop tweeting . "Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade, yet... As China's outbound investment has become less risky, the government will continue to encourage legal overseas investments, especially in projects tied to the Belt and Road Initiative, and will help with the development of domestic industries, a senior commerce ...
The drills involved South Korea's road-mobile ballistic missile, the Hyunmoo -2, and the USA forces' Army Tactical Missile System. It was sacked by an Air Force Plane and intercepted by the defense system. If Friday's missile had been fired on a flatter, standard trajectory, it would have reached as far as NY and Boston, according to David Wright , a missile expert at the Union of Concerned Scientists, in an interview with CNN.
Information about the threat also came from a British penetration of the Islamic State in Syria, U.S. officials have said. Intelligence suggested that terrorists were developing bombs powerful enough to bring down an airplane but small enough to be hidden inside those devices.
After his dramatic return to the Senate this week, McCain had hoped the Senate could quickly debate and pass the defense authorization bill once health care was completed. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has taken comfort in the defeat in the Senate of a Republican-pushed measure aimed at scaling back, or partially repealing , former President Back Obama's Affordable Care Act.
The government banned protests from Friday to Tuesday, raising the likelihood of more violence in volatile Venezuela . Three Florida congressmen banded together Friday to blast the Maduro regime, promising more sanctions against the South American country if the government proceeds with a plan to create a new constitution and promote a dictatorship.
President Donald Trump says that if the Senate wants to pass legislation, it "must immediately go to a 51 vote majority", but his math is off. The Senate is in the process of voting on a series of amendments as Republicans push to repeal at least parts of former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
Earlier today, in yet another blow to Congress , Vansda MLA Chhanabhai Chaudhary, Mansinh Chauhan from Balasinor, Ramsinh Parmar from Thasra and C.K. Besides Surjewala and senior Gujarat leader and Congress MLA from Abdasa Shaktisinh Gohil, the statement has been signed by legislators Punabhai Gamit, Mangalbhai Gavit, Ishwarbhai Patel and Anand Chaudhary.
The US has long struggled with its narrative on Hezbollah , presenting them as straightforward terrorists while simultaneously coping with the reality that they're a powerful political movement. The group continues to increase it's military arsenal, which thens (sic) to start yet another conflict with Israel constantly fighting them back. Mr Nerguizian said that Mr Hariri will make the case for a narrative that "Lebanon is not defined by Hizbollah and that the LAF is not subordinated to ...
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders did not have an answer on what would happen to active transgender military members but said the White House and the Defense Department would work together "as implementation takes place and is done so lawfully".
The weather improved in Bengal on Tuesday with no heavy rain in most parts since last night. Downpours in Surendranagar, Rajkot, Morbi, Amreli, Junagadh, Gir Somnath districts of Gujarat claimed three lives and led to a flood-like situation in the region.
But other analysts think that China's actions should be understood as crisis management rather than as implying that a major upheaval in North Korea is approaching. North Korea could be able to strike the USA with nuclear weapons a whole lot sooner than previously believed, the Washington Post reports. The U.S.is interested in a diplomatic solution, but North Korea does not trust the U.S.to keep its word due to its wartime worldview.
President Donald Trump has pushed for Republicans to make forward movement on repealing and replacing Obamacare , writing on Twitter Tuesday he has "pen in hand" if repeal-only or repeal and replace legislation heads to his desk. McConnell is expected to move a procedural motion to open debate on the health care bill passed by the House in May on July 25. "I have a feeling if there's any way he can be back he'll be here, whether or not his doctors like it, knowing John", Sen.
Wrousis appeared to have been targeting employees of CSS Insurance who were working in the company's office in Schaffhausen. The assailant entered an office building in the northern town of Schaffhausen shortly after 10.30 am (0830 GMT), police said in a statement cited by multiple local media outlets.
Because she knows, and that's what I feel. I don't ... care though, I am holding it down. I executed my sister. I know that I will go to jail for the rest of my days. Authorities did not know if Sanchez has an attorney. Sanchez then positions the camera so she can speak into it with her sister's apparently lifeless body also in the frame.
She said they had information that the Indians were in a jail in Badush. "We are making serious efforts to find out more in this issue", said Mr Al-Jaafari. Our robust bilateral trade amounted to almost US$ 13 billion in 2016-17. Apart from Sushma Swaraj, al-Jaafari met Vice President Hamid Ansari and Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan.
The dead Jordanian was killed by a gunshot, while the two wounded people including an Israeli were taken to hospital. Tensions have soared since Israel installed metal detectors outside the entrance to one of Jerusalem's holiest sites, known as the Temple Mount to Jews and the Noble Sanctuary to Muslims.
Chris Gard and Connie Yates have given up their legal fight to take their 11 month old son Charlie Gard overseas for life saving treatment. The parents of little Charlie Gard announced Monday at the High Court in London that they were willing to give up their court proceedings to sustain life .
He said they had no water and that the air conditioning in the truck was broken. "With heat strokes or heat injuries, a lot of them are going to have some irreversible brain damage", Hood said. Police say they checked surveillance video, which shows vehicles had arrived and picked up other people from the tractor-trailer. Editor's Note: Initial reports indicated that two children were among the dead.
Tensions have been high in Jerusalem after last week saw three Palestinians and two Israeli police officers killed in gun violence in the compound of the al-Aqsa Mosque. Tear gas being fired at protesters on Friday by Israeli forces outside the Old City. Thousands of police were deployed around the compound on Friday morning, and Palestinian men under the age of 50 were barred from entering the Old City - a measure which is sometimes taken to try to prevent violent protests at the holy ...
Since that time, his.551 slugging percentage is third in the American League behind Mike Trout (.581) and David Ortiz (.564), his.300 average is sixth and his 99 home runs 13. Potentially adding to this complicated decision facing the club in the coming days, the Royals removed closer Kelvin Herrera from Wednesday night's game with a team trainer.
He was convicted of kidnapping, armed robbery and 10 other charges in connection to the crime and was sentenced to 33 years behind bars with the possibility of parole after nine years. The parole hearing is in Carson City, Nevada and Simpson needs four members of the board to vote to release him. If Simpson is granted parole on Thursday , he won't leave this remote desert prison immediately.
According to Cal-Fire, eight buildings have been destroyed, one structure was damaged. A Central California wildfire has doubled in size - to more than 45,000 acres - and still barely has any containment , fire officials said Wednesday.
The two officers involved have not been identified, and have been placed on paid administrative leave . Meanwhile, some American organizations, such as the American Civil Liberties Union, were quick to highlight that fact that the Minneapolis officers' body cameras were not turned on and that a squad vehicle camera did not capture the shooting .