by | December 31, 2017 | 23:39

Pajhwok Afghan News quoted governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani as saying that the incident happened at the Muqam Khan cemetery in Jalalabad , the provincial capital. Earlier this week, a blast claimed by the IS killed 41 people in a Shiite cultural center in Kabul . On December 18 militants from the group stormed an intelligence training compound in Kabul , triggering an intense gunfight with police, two of whom were wounded.

by | December 31, 2017 | 21:09

ISIL claimed responsibility for the attack on the church of Mar Mina in the district of Helwan, without providing evidence for the claim. Trump has promised to make protecting beleaguered Christian communities overseas a priority for his administration.

by | December 31, 2017 | 18:24

ET, the office tweeted : "This morning deputies responded to the Copper Canyon Apartments for a Domestic Disturbance". They called the situation an "active event" and advised individuals to avoid the area. - DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) December 31, 2017A Code Red was sent out regarding this incident. Douglas Country Sheriff's Office told citizens to take shelter and avoid windows and exterior walls, according to CBS News .

by | December 31, 2017 | 18:06

Other news media described these as including an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, a shotgun and a handgun, as well as a large quantity of ammunition. An off-duty Houston Police Department officer encountered a man at the Hyatt Regency Downtown who was acting erratically and belligerent.

by | December 31, 2017 | 16:27

Sangma. In a too little, too late exercise, Congress has gotten into damage-control mode to salvage its situation in poll-bound Meghalaya, announcing a new set of office bearers and seeking to placate various groups on a day five of its MLAs joined NDA ally NPP.

by | December 31, 2017 | 15:46

Smaller firms will have to pay $10.50. As of Monday, the general minimum wage will increase to $14 from $11.60. The state's mandatory minimum wage is going up to $9.25 an hour starting January 1. Nationwide, 40 cities and counties have higher minimum wages than their state levels. The city of San Diego's minimum wage will remain unchanged at $11.50 in 2018.

by | December 31, 2017 | 13:41

Meyers and Mells became engaged earlier this year, Mells' cousin, Sharonda Bennett, told the newspaper. She said the whole family is heartbroken over the brutal crime. Neither man said anything as the charges were read. "I don't have to tell you what a good feeling it is to have these two in custody", said Tedesco.

by | December 31, 2017 | 12:22

Mr Moore, who describes himself as an evangelical Christian, had previously made global headlines when he had a 5,000lb granite statue containing the Ten Commandments placed in his court complex. He said: "It's appalling that the Democrat Senate Majority PAC and the Republican Senate Leadership Fund both spent millions to run false and malicious ads against me in this campaign".

by | December 31, 2017 | 12:11

He suffered what state police described as serious injuries and was flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital for treatment. Gregory Lee's official cause of death was determined to be from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, police stated. Thankfully, the trooper was able to duck away from the gunfire. The bullet was found lodged in the driver's side headrest. Shortly thereafter, the suspect crashed the vehicle and they observed the self-inflicted gunshot wound when they pulled him out.

by | December 31, 2017 | 12:07

The strikes came "in response to the rockets fired towards Israel" earlier on Friday, according to the statement. This is the largest incidence of fire from Gaza since the 2014 Israel-Hamas war. Nevertheless, it is Israeli policy to hold Hamas, as the entity governing the Gaza Strip, responsible for any and all violent acts against the Jewish state.

by | December 31, 2017 | 11:23

Four Britons are feared dead after a sea plane crashed near Sydney , Australia. Acting Superintendent Michael Gorman told reporters the single-engine aircraft was lying in 13 metres (43 feet) of water. The crash landing has been described as a " ditching " by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, who are investigating the incident. Fellow Sydney Seaplanes pilot took to Facebook to write, 'Thought are with the guys from Sydney Seaplanes this afternoon, hope they are all well and ...

by | December 31, 2017 | 10:25

Pyongyang immediately condemned the move, calling it an " act of war, " and demanded repatriation of all North Koreans working overseas within 24 months. The Russian Customs Service declined to comment when asked on Wednesday if Russian ships had supplied fuel to North Korean vessels. The move comes after months of attempts by Trump to pally up with Russian Federation and China in a bid to win their support over North Korea.

by | December 31, 2017 | 10:07

People born in 21st century will gradually begin to become eligible voters from 1st of January, 2018. It can transform our nation. "With their skills and strength, they will take India to new heights of glory". In the previous edition of " Mann ki Baat " on November 26, Prime Minister Modi saluted the martyrs of the 26/11 attack. "I urge you to compile around five positive things from this year and share with me with '#PositiveIndia"; this will inspire others too".

by | December 31, 2017 | 08:24

After postponing the original name-drawing earlier this week, James Alcorn, chair of the state's Board of Elections, on Friday rescheduled the name-drawing for January 4 "unless the court system intervenes". According to the Associated Press, GOP House Leader Kirk Cox told reporters on a conference call that "Democrats have sought to delay and obstruct at every turn".

by | December 31, 2017 | 08:06

It sounds like those discussions are very preliminary, but Saudi Arabia's large internet-connected population is a big opportunity for local startups and businesses that could use some world-class cloud computing. Both companies refused to comment on the matter when approached by Reuters , while SAGIA was not available to respond. While the reform plans in Saudi call for attracting foreign investment, officials have courted players in Silicon Valley especially strong during the last two ...

by | December 31, 2017 | 08:02

Ambassador Nikki Haley . We will no longer let the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of or remain unchecked. She added: "This historic reduction in spending - in addition to many other moves toward a more efficient and accountable United Nations - is a big step in the right direction".

by | December 31, 2017 | 08:04

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed and two personnel injured on Sunday in occupied Kashmir's Pulwama district, the paramilitary force said. A encounter between terrorists and security forces is now underway. The Indian troops also killed three Pakistani soldiers and injured another in retaliatory action at Rukh Chakri sector in Rawlakot on December 25, 2017.

by | December 31, 2017 | 07:58

Responding to the criticism, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said Khursheed Shah should have no objection to Sharif's visit to Saudi Arabia. Speaking in Geo News talk show 'Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Ke Saath' , Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said the Sharif brothers will discuss issues being faced by the Muslim Ummah during their visit to Saudi Arabia.

by | December 31, 2017 | 07:50

Ten people have been killed in an attack outside a Coptic Christian church in southern Cairo, including a gunman, Egypt's Health Ministry spokesman says. The local affiliate of the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack at a Cairo church that left at least nine people dead. The assailant was also killed, he added.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:50

Investigative Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said on December 27 that the "homemade bomb" that ripped through a customer locker area at a Perekryostok supermarket exploded with the power equivalent to 200 grams of TNT. Eight people remain in hospital. The shrapnel that was part of the explosive device proved the explosion "was a terror attack anyway". The explosion took place Wednesday at a Perekrestok supermarket in St.

by | December 31, 2017 | 02:17

Russian officials may have approached Papadopoulos, who Trump officials have called a low-level adviser of little significance, because he was a fringe player in the campaign who could offer them the type of insider status they sought in order to wield influence in the USA presidential election.

by | December 31, 2017 | 02:09

George Weah , emerged victor of Liberia presidential run-off, beating Vice-President Joseph Boakai after recording an insurmountable 61.5 per cent of the vote cast. Outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , who is at the end of her second six-year term, will transfer power to Weah in the nation's first democratic transition since 1944.

by | December 31, 2017 | 01:35

Fifty-nine-year-old Thierno Diallo says he was asleep in his ground floor apartment when he heard banging on the door. Nigro said investigators had not yet determined how numerous building's fire alarms were working at the time of the fire.

by | December 31, 2017 | 01:06

The move comes after hundreds of women were assaulted in Cologne during New Year's celebrations two years ago by an aggressive and drunken crush of around 1,000 men, described by witnesses as mostly of Arab and North African appearance. In addition to creating safe zones, the police have also informed would be partygoers that they are not allowed to bring their own alcoholic drinks to the party at Brandenburg Gate, or even to carry a backpack with them.

by | December 31, 2017 | 01:06

A fire broke out at a 12-storey building in Manchester on Saturday, with the fire department asking people nearby to "avoid the area if possible and keep windows and doors shut". The police officers worked with firefighters to evacuate residents immediately as the blaze was reported and the building was quickly cleared. In a later update, it added: "The fire had spread to multiple floors but we have things well under control here".