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by | February 19, 2018 | 00:35

According to Mehr News Agency, it appeared to have been attempting an emergency landing. The Aseman-operated plane crashed near the town of Semirom after taking off from Tehran's Mehrabad airport, emergency services spokesman Mojtaba Khaledi told ISNA news agency .

by | February 19, 2018 | 00:28

The attacker was "eliminated" by police fire, the regional internal affairs ministry added. A source also reports that the attacker had come to the celebration with his wife, but then she ran away, and he was the only shooter. Islamist rebels from the region, which lies immediately east of Chechnya, are known to have travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Dagestan is a predominantly Muslim region of the Caucasus, located between the Black and Caspian seas.

by | February 19, 2018 | 00:20

The Dane will meet Petra Kvitova in the semifinals after her match against Julia Goerges ended early when the German retired with a hip injury while trailing 6-4, 2-1. Earlier in the week, Halep admitted she was anxious about the injury flaring up again and despite her victory on Friday, she admitted it would once again sideline her.

by | February 19, 2018 | 00:12

Gaines' family was allotted almost $37 million, the Baltimore Sun reports. Mr. Ravenell said he believed more money had been sought for Ms. Gaines's estate than was ultimately awarded. Gaines' family sued the county and Cpl. The police standoff involving Ms. Gaines occurred in Randallstown on August 1, 2016, and lasted several hours.

by | February 18, 2018 | 03:09

Announcing Lovely's return, Maken said , "We are happy to announce that Lovely has joined Congress back". Lovely met Rahul Gandhi on Saturday along with current Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken and chose to return to the Congress. Dikshit, who had expressed pain at Lovely's moving to BJP previous year, welcomed his return. Maken, for his part, confessed that he had made mistakes as the PCC President leaving room for improvements while communicating with party colleagues.

by | February 18, 2018 | 03:08

Rouhani's visit to India is his first to the country after taking charge as the Iranian president in August 2013. "For the longest of time, India and Iran have been learning from each other", Modi said. New Delhi , Kabul and Tehran also inked a trilateral transport and transit deal, which was implemented in November 2017 with a consignment of wheat being transported from India to Afghanistan through Chabahar Port of Iran.

by | February 18, 2018 | 03:06

Last week, Udall, Blumenthal, Hirono, Baldwin, and Booker joined seven additional Senators writing to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and White House Counsel Don McGahn to raise serious concerns regarding Porter's ongoing access to classified information even after Kelly was notified that Porter was unable to obtain a security clearance.

by | February 18, 2018 | 03:06

Ethiopia's defense minister is ruling out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid anti-government protests. Embassy statement saying the answer to Ethiopia's sometimes violent unrest is "greater freedom, not less". "I don't think the state of emergency will bring peace and stability", Addis Ababa resident Andualem Melese told AFP.

by | February 18, 2018 | 03:04

Previously, Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that some Russian citizens could be in Syria but that the Kremlin doesn't have any information about them. A source with ties to the Wagner organization, and who has spoken to people who took part in the February 7 clashes, told Reuters his contacts told him more than 80 Russian contractors were killed.

by | February 18, 2018 | 03:00

Her death brought rampaging mobs onto the streets in search of her killer. He's also facing charges in the cases of at least seven other children attacked, five of whom he murdered. On January 22, accused's family was taken into custody by rangers for investigation while Punjab CM along with Zainab Ansar's parents held press conference, lauding the performance of police department for nabbing the suspect .

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:40

Mitt Romney announced that he is running for Utah's open seat in the U.S. Senate. Despite having previously spoken out against the president, former Romney spokesman Ryan Williams assured The Washington Post that "this is not a Trump protest candidacy".

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:39

It is yet unclear whether there is an active shooter. A Kent Police Department spokesperson said investigators will continue to scour the campus as a precaution. Local fire department South King Fire also confirmed there were "no known victims". Search of the campus is ongoing. "This is not a drill", a subsequent Facebook post read.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:34

The indictment broadly echoes the conclusions of a January 2017 U.S. intelligence community assessment, which found Russian Federation had meddled in the election, and that its goals eventually included aiding Mr Trump , the Republican candidate who went on to a surprise victory over Democratic Party candidate Ms Clinton in November 2016.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:36

Mr Ramaphosa, 65, is a former trade unionist who led talks to end apartheid in the early 1990s and then became a multi-millionaire businessman before returning to politics. In 2016, he was ordered by South Africa's top court to repay part of $15 million in public funds it said he misappropriated to upgrade his private home.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:37

Mr Turnbull on Thursday took aim at his deputy, saying he had made a shocking error of judgment by having a relationship with former staffer Vikki Campion, 33. The visibly angry Nationals leader made it clear he would not be resigning from the role and had the support of his party, essentially telling the PM to butt out of the affairs of the junior coalition partner as the two sides appear to be in escalating conflict.

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:02

Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente on Tuesday said he has directed the bureau's port operations division chief Marc Red Mariñas to immediately implement the ban through stricter immigration checks and preventing workers bound for Kuwait from leaving.

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:02

Jordan has secured a promise of five more years of U.S. financial aid, to the tune of at least $1.275 billion per year, according to the American embassy in Jordan, following a visit Wednesday by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . In December, Trump reversed decades of United States policy in December to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and set in motion the process of moving the USA embassy from Tel Aviv.

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:02

The jihadist chief had been wounded in "air raids against [ISIS] strongholds in Iraq". In June, Russia claimed its jets may have taken out the leader of the world's most notorious terror organisation in a May 28 airstrike. Basri described Baghdadi's condition as "severe". An Iraqi interior ministry official said the leader of Daesh , Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, is alive and receiving treatment at a field hospital in the Syrian desert.

by | February 15, 2018 | 01:03

The package containing the powder was delivered to the office just after 11:30 a.m., police said. Police are at the scene and managing. "The letter contained a white powder which is now being assessed by specialists". An unnamed police officer, in Speaker's Court in Parliament , earlier confirmed the package has been found. They stated: "We haven't been told much, yet a bundle has been cleared out".

by | February 14, 2018 | 17:47

For Israel , this means a future in which not only Hamas and Hezbollah but Iran breathes down its neck. Israel has now sent warplanes to attack sites in the war-torn country, further complicating an already complex picture. Moscow having won big in Syria has tried to remain neutral between the Israelis and the Iranians, but how long can it continue its delicate diplomacy? "I reiterated with him [Russian President Vladimir Putin] our obligation and the right to defend ourselves ...