Internazionale

Mattis stressed the enduring nature of the U.S. -Turkey relationship in a meeting with Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, the first face-to-face contact between officials from the two countries since the U.S. "We wouldn't even know where the shelling was coming from", the mother of five said. Until Tuesday, official United States policy was to supply weapons only to the Arab components of the SDF-never to its Kurds.
  • New Hamas chief latest step toward worldwide acceptance

    Internazionale

    This change of leadership comes just days after Hamas released its new policy document last week accepting the establishment of a Palestinian state based on 1967 lines. The new 42-provision document identifies Hamas as "an Islamic Palestinian national resistance and liberation movement that aimed at liberating Palestine ".
  • Murder charge follows woman's alleged stabbing frenzy in Paddington, Brisbane

    Murder charge follows woman's alleged stabbing frenzy in Paddington, Brisbane

    Internazionale

    The woman was charged with one count of murder, three counts of attempted murder and one count of acts meant to maim and is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Saturday. A short time later, officers arrived at nearby Woolcock Park in Ashgrove where another man had been stabbed, in what police will allege was a random attack by the same woman.
  • Undocumented activist living in church gets stay of removal

    Undocumented activist living in church gets stay of removal

    Internazionale

    The acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Thomas Homan, notified Congress last week his agency would stop granting stays of deportation in response to lawmakers' private bills. However, the bills also say that if Hernandez Garcia and Vizguerra receive approval to become legal residents, the Department of Homeland Security would reduce the number of immigrant visas approved for others from their home countries by one each.
  • Ex-Calgary pastor charged with murder of three-month-old son

    Ex-Calgary pastor charged with murder of three-month-old son

    Internazionale

    Don Coleman with the Calgary Police Service major crimes section said Friday at a media availability. Asked whether the family has been co-operative, Coleman said the parents have "participated" in the investigation but have offered, in the opinion of investigators, "no plausible explanation" for Cyrus's injuries.
  • Snapchat reports mere 166 million daily users, growth nosedives

    Snapchat reports mere 166 million daily users, growth nosedives

    Internazionale

    Just last week, Facebook posted revenue growth in the double digits for its first quarter, which it has done consistently since 2012 when it had its initial public offering. It would mean a lot to us. If you take out the the employee bonuses and other costs, Snap's losses essentially doubled. These features aren't what many users go to Snapchat for.
  • After Comey's removal, Trump launches commission on 'election integrity'

    Internazionale

    Their final report is expected to be finalized in 2018. "The commission will review policies and practices that enhance or undermine the American people's confidence in the integrity of federal elections - including improper registrations, improper voting, fraudulent registrations, fraudulent voting and voting suppression", an unnamed White House official said.
  • South Korea's Moon sworn in, vows to address North Korea

    Internazionale

    Left-leaning Moon Jae-in, who was sworn in as president in the capital Seoul , backs engaging diplomatically with the North. That was the second Korean summit. He has even promised to re-open industrial and tourist projects in North that were financed by South Korea under the last Democratic (centre-left) government.
  • Pakistan PM, 4 CMs to attend OBOR summit in China

    Internazionale

    However, Wang Huiyao, the director of the Centre for China and Globalisation, said the belt and road initiative would be unsustainable without the involvement of worldwide financial institutions. Minister for Railways Saad Rafique on Friday said the flagship One Belt, One Road Forum would help Pakistan improve its connectivity sector, particularly railways.
  • US Dismisses International Agreement Banning Aircraft Over Syrian Safe Zones

    US Dismisses International Agreement Banning Aircraft Over Syrian Safe Zones

    Internazionale

    Syrian rebels are also unhappy with the agreement due to Iran acting as a guarantor, the country being one of Bashar al-Assad's chief allies in the war. A State Department official who didn't want to be identified told CNN, "The United States supports any effort that can genuinely de-escalate the violence in Syria, ensure unhindered humanitarian access, focus energies on the defeat of ISIS and other terrorists, and create the conditions for a credible political resolution of the conflict".
  • First 100 days of office most successful in United States history

    First 100 days of office most successful in United States history

    Internazionale

    Trump says the media are trapped at the dinner in Washington and he predicts it will be "very, very boring". Though he just reached the 100-day point in his first term as president Saturday, Trump seems to have begun campaigning again. Stepped-up law enforcement was removing "drug dealers, gang members and killers" from the country, he said, while reinforced vetting was keeping America "safe from terrorism".
  • US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

    US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

    Internazionale

    She said the administration understands that solving the heroin and opioid overdose crisis requires a "multi-pronged strategy", including providing treatment and a second chance for people convicted of minor drug crimes. Holder himself responded, calling the policy "dumb on crime", "ideologically motivated", and "cookie cutter". "By definition, the most serious offenses are those that carry the most substantial guidelines sentence, including mandatory minimum sentences ".