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by | September 18, 2017 | 18:54

Maria could also affect the British and U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by mid-week as a unsafe major hurricane, and hurricane watches could be issued for these islands as early as Sunday. That's bad news for islands such as Antigua and Barbuda and the U.S. Virgin Islands, which suffered major destruction when category 5 Hurricane Irma swept through the region earlier in September.

by | September 18, 2017 | 18:51

China sends crude oil to North Korea through an ageing 30-kilometre pipeline that runs from Dandong to an oil refinery on the other side of the border. The global community must "decisively and completely implement" sanctions on North Korea , while taking "bold steps" to de-escalate tensions on the Korean peninsula, he said alongside Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi in Beijing.

by | September 18, 2017 | 18:39

The Kremlin said on Friday that North Korea's latest missile test was part of a series of unacceptable provocations and that the United Nations Security Council was united in believing such launches should not be taking place. "With its Friday missile launch, Pyongyang wanted to give the impression that sanctions will not work". Under an agreement reached at bilateral talks in Stockholm in May 2014, North Korea promised to reopen its investigation into the whereabouts of the remaining ...

by | September 18, 2017 | 18:25

ICCI spokesman Ali Selim said it is "great news that he'll be coming back to Ireland". Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams said: "I welcome the news that Ibrahim Halawa has been acquitted". Following today's verdict, they will continue to assist Ibrahim and his family to ensure he gets home as soon as possible". He added that there are a number of practical issues that will have to be dealt with before Mr Halawa is able to return home.

by | September 18, 2017 | 18:00

Earlier on Wednesday, UN Secretary General António Guterres said that the crisis involving the Rohingya Myanmar's Rakhine state had become "catastrophic". The violence started after Rohingya insurgents attacked police posts and an army camp in Myanmar. Some 379,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since violence began last month .

by | September 18, 2017 | 17:51

US and United Nations watchdogs monitoring compliance have found Iran has adhered to the accord, which eased global economic sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs on its nuclear activities. IAEA chief Yukiya Amano stressed that the deal is working. "It is not an agreement between two countries - it is a commitment undertaken by the entire global community on one side and Iran on the other, supported by a resolution of the UN Security Council", she said.

by | September 18, 2017 | 17:40

According to a police report , a woman called the police saying a child who was being chased by a masked man ran in front of her auto screaming, and then jumped into her vehicle. The father, identified as Vernon Barrett Jr., told police he chased his daughter to discipline her for behavioral issues, rather than spanking her.

by | September 18, 2017 | 17:36

The North's most recent launch, which was its sixth overall and second of this month, took place on Friday. Naval forces from both sides will, also for the first time, conduct joint submarine rescue exercises and joint anti-submarine exercises.

by | September 18, 2017 | 16:55

Firefighters rushed to the scene of the 6:15 a.m. crash at the intersection of Northern Blvd. and Main St. and worked furiously to remove people from the buses and get them to nearby hospitals. At least 17 people were injured in the crash, including seven people who are listed in critical condition, according to the FDNY. One of the buses also hit a building.

by | September 18, 2017 | 16:55

The union says on its official Facebook page that the meeting dealt with picket duty and strike benefits and pay. As the clock ticked closer to the deadline, Unifor Local 88 and General Motors said they were making progress. Workers began picketing outside of the auto plant at 11 p.m. Sunday. A long-term strike at CAMI could have sales and financial ramifications to GM.

by | September 18, 2017 | 15:53

China has done the same with many companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook. According to Snapchat , the company follows the laws, rules, and regulation of the country in which it operates. This summer a group of Saudi-led Middle Eastern nations also broke off diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting and sheltering Islamist groups - an accusation it denies.

by | September 18, 2017 | 15:10

The right-wing militant Hindutva outfit, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, on Saturday had announced its plans to hold event to worship weapons, known as sashtra pujan on the last day of Durga Puja, Vijaya Dashami . Banerjee clarified that Durga Puja immersions would be allowed on Dashami, September 30, and would be prohibited only for a day, on October 1, on account of Muharram .

by | September 18, 2017 | 14:40

Donald Trump has referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as "rocket man" in a tweet about a conversation with the South Korean President. For just under half an hour Saturday night, President Trump and his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, tackled the missile threat looming from Pyongyang.

by | September 18, 2017 | 14:34

The exact time of the crash was unknown, sheriff's office spokesman Walt Stowe told the Aspen Times . The aircraft had last been seen nine miles north of Glenwood Springs near Baxter Peak. Our grief can not be defined and will be prolonged. A helicopter crew found the wreckage a little after 11:30 a.m. The sheriff's office said it was notified about it early Saturday morning.

by | September 18, 2017 | 14:17

An 18-year-old suspect was detained at the Port of Dover on Saturday morning and officers later apprehended a 21-year-old man in Hounslow, west London , at 11.50pm. A third property in Hounslow has also been searched as part of the investigation, Scotland Yard said. "For strong investigative reasons we will not give any more details on the man we arrested at this stage", the Deputy Assistant Commissioner said.

by | September 18, 2017 | 13:41

The Centre also argued on Monday that the Rohingyas are a serious security threat for India, and there were enough intelligence inputs to prove its point. The immigrants also challenged their deportation on grounds of violation of global human rights conventions. However, the Narendra Modi-led government has argued that deportation of Rohingyas - a policy decision taken in the interests of citizens, can not be challenged under Article 32 by non-citizens.

by | September 18, 2017 | 12:54

The incident occurred on February 28, 2002, a day after a coach of the Sabarmati Express train was set on fire at the Godhra railway station leaving 57 Hindus dead. Kodnani had complained that she was unable to reach Mr Shah . Naroda Gam is one of the nine major 2002 communal riot cases that were investigated by the Supreme Court-appointed SIT.

by | September 18, 2017 | 12:33

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari praising Mr. Modi on issues including Doklam and triple talaq, slammed Arvind Kejriwal and his government for indulging in scams like Mohalla clinics. Not only his fans and followers around the world are sending him wishes on his big day, but also Bollywood stars have tweeted and wished him a "very happy birthday".

by | September 18, 2017 | 12:07

The group later released a longer statement claiming they had placed "several explosive devices" and had only detonated one of them on Friday, wounding "30 Crusaders". The UK's terror threat level was raised to critical - the highest level - late on Friday, meaning another attack is expected imminently. Friend Alison Griffiths said the couple had an 18-year-old and a 22-year-old staying with them recently.

by | September 18, 2017 | 09:59

Florida Light and Power has been called for several days to fix the issue, but crews have not yet been able to come to the home. On Friday, parent company NextEra Energy referred CNN to a statement on its website, that says, in part: "Because of the current investigations associated with these tragic events involving the nursing home, we are limited in what we can say".

by | September 18, 2017 | 09:09

Jose, formerly a Category 3 hurricane, is expected to produce rip currents and high-surf along portions of the US east coast. An earlier forecast track from the hurricane center put Jose as a strong tropical storm Wednesday 225 miles southeast of NY.

by | September 18, 2017 | 08:55

The UN Security Council imposed a raft of new sanctions on North Korea last week but they will only be effective if China and Russian Federation fully implement them. On North Korea's nuclear and missile development, McMaster said at a press conference: "This is not an issue between the United States and North Korea ".

by | September 18, 2017 | 08:18

The U.N. chief and his human rights commissioner have both warned that the actions of the military could constitute ethnic cleansing. Diplomats said more than 100 countries had agreed to attend. He also threatened Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific. A week ago, the 15-member UN Security Council unanimously adopted its ninth sanctions resolution since 2006 over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

by | September 18, 2017 | 08:13

President Trump faces a big week ahead as he prepares to address the U.N. General Assembly for the first time. Mr Schaefer said he expected Mr Trump to praise the UN Security Council's response to the North Korean missile crisis in his speech, but "challenge it to do more as long as Pyongyang's provocative actions continue".

by | September 18, 2017 | 07:20

Khamenei - who is Iran's most powerful political and religious figure - is, like many conservatives, thought to be sceptical about the nuclear deal. "As we see despite all deals & multiple talks on #JCPOA , US attitudes towards talks & their outcomes are totally oppressive, hounding& cruel", he tweeted .