by | July 19, 2017 | 13:30

The incident helped spark a diplomatic rift between Qatar and its neighbours. The UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash also denied any hacking of Qatari websites. Qatar's critics are widely thought to have overreached in their demands, in particular in their insistence the Al Jazeera news network be shut down.

by | July 19, 2017 | 12:59

Lord Hall said more need to be done to address the gender pay gap at the BBC, which will show that 60 per cent of the highest earners are men. While the BBC has published senior management pay for many years, this is the first time it has done so for on-air talent.

by | July 19, 2017 | 12:58

Following the comment, VHP Leader Surendra Jain said that cow slaughtering was "illegal" in Goa and Karnataka adding that Manohar Parrikar was not only breaking laws in his own state but is motivating Karnataka to do the same. Parrikar told the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday that the State produces approximately 2,000 kgs of beef per day at its abattoir Goa Meat Complex Limited and rest of it (beef) is imported from Karnataka.

by | July 19, 2017 | 12:44

McCain, 80, who is chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, will be recovering in Arizona next week, his office said in a statement . He said McCain was doing much better and already itching to get back to Washington, though his doctors have told him he can't fly for a week while he recovers.

by | July 19, 2017 | 12:21

Out of all the respondents, the poll said 13 per cent were undecided about Duterte's performance, while 5 per cent disapproved of Duterte's performance. Duterte's leftist allies also urged their colleagues in Congress to subject the President's extension request to exhaustive debates. "I hope I am wrong but my sense is that this is a dress rehearsal for what may be nationwide martial law and for an indefinite period", La Viña told MindaNews.

by | July 19, 2017 | 11:58

When asked whether Qatar's membership was at stake, Gargash did not answer directly and repeated his remarks. "The matter of the Turkish military base in Qatar and Turkey's security commitments appear to be a red line for president Erdogan who ruled out any negotiations on that with third countries", said Turkish author Abdullah Bozkurt, who is president of the Stockholm Centre for Freedom.

by | July 19, 2017 | 11:48

Tourist information web pages and airport sites provided the approximate costs, and in cases where city governments regulated the price of taxis, data was gathered from official city websites. To take into account varying prices depending on the time of the day, Carspring took the average metered price. Additionally, the study also highlighted that Uber operates in 65 of the 80 cities covered, including Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

by | July 19, 2017 | 11:35

The July 8-12 survey found Trump topped Clinton by two points, 41 percent to 39 percent . The Bloomberg poll comes two days after ABC and the Washington Post released a survey that showed Trump's disapproval rating had sunk to 58 percent.

by | July 19, 2017 | 11:29

This has also been true internationally, with Russian Federation and China both expressing concern that the USA might unilaterally attack North Korea, precipitating a major war that would destabilize the region. A majority of Americans, 59 percent, thinks the USA should mostly use diplomacy in dealing with North Korea, but 35 percent think the US should use military action.

by | July 19, 2017 | 11:26

Although Turkey maintains good relations with Saudi Arabia, in this conflict Ankara clearly aligned itself with Qatar, sending not only numerous aircraft and ships with food and other products to alleviate the Saudi embargo, but also a military contingent, in a clear gesture of diplomatic support.

by | July 19, 2017 | 11:11

He made good on that vow with the launch of the "Hwasong-14". The U.S. recently installed THAAD batteries in South Korea . Some experts add Seattle and San Francisco. During a U.N. Security Council meeting last week, Haley threatened secondary sanctions if the council could not agree on new sanctions - though she did not cite China by name.

by | July 19, 2017 | 10:51

The schoolgirl reported mum Aliham to the police after she allegedly threw a pot at her in fury. The teenager was found dead in her parents' home in the town of Ramle with stab wounds to the neck. When she came home she told her relative that her boyfriend would be released from prison at the end of the week and that she was planning on converting to Islam .

by | July 19, 2017 | 10:33

The draft - approved by the 21-member Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) on June 6 - was turned over to Mr. Duterte in Malacañan Palace in the presence of House Speaker Pantaleon D. "And there will be no objections of the provisions of all that is consistent with the Constitution and the aspiration of the Moro people". "The draft Bangsamoro Basic Law embodies our shared aspiration of a peaceful, orderly and harmonious nation after decades of arm struggle and violence, we will soon ...

by | July 19, 2017 | 10:27

Sen. John McCain's best pal in the Senate says he's "sounding strong" after surgery to remove a blood clot above his eye. That won't be easy, given that eight to 10 Republican senators "have serious concerns about this bill", Collins told CNN's "State of the Union", citing opposition to major cuts to Medicaid, which she said would harm rural hospitals and nursing homes.

by | July 19, 2017 | 10:26

South wales Fire and Rescue said: "A man was sadly found trapped within the collapsed structure and tragically lost his life". "Crews were in attendance within four minutes of the initial call". "As a precaution, the railway adjacent to the building has been closed, but two lines which run between Newport and Cardiff are still in operation, with reduced services".

by | July 19, 2017 | 09:58

The former secretary of state notched a 39 percent favorable rating, 2 points lower than Trump, in Bloomberg's National Poll results released Tuesday, the second-worst score for Clinton in the nearly eight years the poll has followed her.

by | July 19, 2017 | 09:56

The Trump administration has attempted to divert attention away from Trump Jr.'s June 2016 meeting with Veselnitskaya by citing the proximity of Clinton's opposition to the Magnitsky Act to her husband's profitable Moscow speech. Chris Leininger, a 29-year-old insurance agent from California, said Clinton is "hard to like" and noted that she thought Sanders had a better story to tell voters.

by | July 19, 2017 | 09:54

The film, about the looming threat of climate change , is a sequel to his Academy Award-winning film An Inconvenient Truth and had been met with accolades at the Cannes Film Festival a week before. "I went to Trump Tower after the election", said Gore. "I thought there was a chance he would come to his senses". "But I was wrong". Gore added that the news of Donald Trump , Jr.'s meeting with Russian operatives was "some of the most troubling we've seen in a while".

by | July 19, 2017 | 09:25

He also has two 3-irons, one of them with the loft tweaked to make a strong, driving club. "That's really where that extra spark can come from, I think". I've been ready to prepare for this and get back into it. "I've been on the fringe of contention a couple of times without following through". Most surprising to Haas at Royal Liverpool and Royal Lytham was seeing the course without the grandstands and tented villages that are in place for the Open .

by | July 19, 2017 | 09:22

That new state would be in place of Ukraine. "We believe that the Ukrainian state as it was can not be restored..." According to the project's initiators, the initiative is geared "to stop the civil war and avoid further casualties". The Luhansk Information Center website reported that a rebel representative said they had not been informed of the plans and have "great doubts about the expediency of such a step".

by | July 19, 2017 | 08:45

In the remarks posted on official Qatari websites, Sheikh Tamim praised Iran as well as the Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip. Five countries - the UAE, Bahrain , Saudi Arabia , Egypt, and Yemen - cut ties with Qatar over claims it had destabilished the Gulf by supporting extremist groups.

by | July 19, 2017 | 08:30

In response to the failure of their most recent healthcare draft, which was opposed by two additional Senators on Monday, Republicans are hoping to simply repeal the current health care bill without having a replacement ready to go. On July 17, Trump's agenda hit a roadblock when it became clear that the Better Care Reconciliation Act, the GOP proposal to replace the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act , did not have enough votes to pass the Senate.

by | July 19, 2017 | 08:26

Bloomberg found that 55 percent of Americans view Trump unfavorably, up 12 points since December. Her all-time low approval rating - 38 percent - came in September 2015 ahead of the first Democratic primaries and her battles with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

by | July 19, 2017 | 08:15

Pursuant to the apex court's decision, the high court had on the same day constituted the special single-judge bench to hear Mr Mishra's plea challenging the EC's June 23 order disqualifying him for three years over paid news charges. The verdict found that the order given by the EC was a "fair finding". Summary: The specially constituted single was constituted after the Supreme Court transferred the appeal to Delhi High court for urgent hearing.

by | July 19, 2017 | 07:53

That demand - one of 13 issued by Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Egypt and Bahrain on June 22 - is likely to be the focus of talks and a source of contention between Mr Erdogan and Saudi officials in the meeting next week. Speaking to Al Jazeera on Tuesday, Marwan Kabalan of the Doha Institute said that over the past weeks, Qatar has been trying to use "different tools to undermine the blockade".