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Operation Olive Branch: Turkish military helicopter shot down in Syria operation

A statement from the Turkish military did not specify a reason for why the helicopter crashed. Another 11 soldiers were wounded after the offensive's bloodiest day for Turkish military personnel, the army said. "This has created a humanitarian crisis, because the capacities of the region are not enough to meet the needs of this massive displacement", she told a news conference. Read More »

Presidente Sudcorea incontrerà la sorella di Kim Jong Un

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Niente cerimonia di inaugurazione dei giochi . L'arrivo degli orchestrali è stato accolto dalle proteste di gruppi di cittadini della Corea del sud . Si sono concluse a Pyongyang le celebrazioni ufficiali per il 70mo anniversario della fondazione dell'Armata del popolo coreano. La delegazione della Corea del Nord , che parteciperà alla cerimonia in augurale delle olimpiadi invernali di Pyeongchang , è arrivata in aereo nel primo pomeriggio (ora locale) all'aeroporto internazionale ... Read More »

Tom Brady breaks silence following Super Bowl loss to Philadelphia Eagles

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However, there is another 4th down call that Pederson made that nobody seems to remember but they should as this play ultimately decided the outcome in the Eagles favor. Many attendees gathered along Broad Street and around the Art Museum hours before the buses arrived near Eakins Oval around 1 p.m. Eagles chants rang out across the crowds of fans, some of whom climbed trees, small buildings and even portable toilets for a better view of the stage on the museum's steps. Read More »

Netanyahu speaks to Russia's Putin about Iran

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Separately, Iran issued a joint statement alongside the other main allies of the Syrian regime - Russian Federation and Lebanese militant group Hezbollah - denying the allegations regarding the drone. It said the bases are used by both Iranian and Russian military personnel deployed in support of the regime. Israeli media picked up that motif soon after the attack, with one Israeli columnist calling the downing of the jet "a blow to the national pride of a country that holds its ... Read More »

Oxfam scandal: Penny Mordaunt threatens to pull aid from overseas charities

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The charity should immediately hand over its entire 2011 investigation into the sexual misconduct to the appropriate prosecuting authorities and the Charity Commission, she said. Ms Mordaunt told BBC1's The Andrew Marr Show that the failure to pass on information to relevant authorities shows an "absolute absence of leadership". Read More »

3 dead, 4 injured in Grand Canyon helicopter crash, police say

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Additional information is not available. Papillon Airways describes itself on its website as "the world's largest aerial sightseeing company" and adds that it provides "the only way to tour the Grand Canyon". "They've improved their piloting qualifications as well as their maintenance over the last 10 years and as far as I know they've not had a crash since 2001", he said. Read More »

Trump blocks Democratic memo from Intelligence Committee

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Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski excoriated Democrats during a "Fox and Friends" segment Saturday while weighing in on President Donald Trump's decision to block their rebuttal to Rep. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., accused Trump of obstructing justice by releasing one document and refusing to disclose another. FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, in a letter to McGahn released by the White House on Friday , expressed ... Read More »

Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

Relations between the two Koreas are apparently improving after North Korea chose to join the Pyeongchang Olympics that began Friday, but Pyongyang has so far shown no sign of abandoning its missile and nuclear development programs. In it, Kim Jong Un highlighted several huge intercontinental ballistic missiles, which were successfully flight tested three times a year ago and could reach deep into the USA mainland when perfected. Read More »

Plane carrying 71 crashes in Russian Federation, likely killing all on board

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The Russian authorities later confirmed the crash and said they had found the fragments of a plane. There were no survivors, an emergency services source told the Tass news agency. The Russian-made AN-148 was seven-years-old and was bought by the airline one year ago. A spokeswoman for Russia's Investigative Committee, which handles serious crimes, told Russian news agencies that it is opening a criminal case to look into possible violations of transport safety regulations or careless ... Read More »

High winds postpone Olympic men's downhill

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But three hours before it was supposed to start, race organizers said the downhill would be moved to a different day. Some top downhillers, including Jansrud, are now scheduled to begin their pursuit of Olympic medals in the Alpine combined event on Tuesday. Read More »

PM Modi To Address Indian Community In Dubai

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With Indian PM Modi's visit to Ramallah , are warmer India-Palestine Relations bothering Israel? However, Modi didn't mention his earlier suggestion of a "two-state" solution during his address and avoided to use words "united" and "viable" before calling for an "independent" Palestine. Read More »

3 army soldiers injured in Pak firing

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A police official said Pakistani troops launched heavy shells in Tarkundi, Naika, Panjgrain, Khorinar and Rajdhani villages of Manjakot in Rajouri and almost half a dozen villages in Balakote sector of Poonch this morning. A police officer said that the Pakistani forces had attacked the Khadi Karmara forward areas in Poonch at around 11:00 hours today. A woman was killed in Pakistani firing on Saturday evening along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri while a woman was also ... Read More »

Pakistan's human right activist Asma Jahangir passes away

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She was also the co-founder of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and the Women's Action Forum. There is still bad violence against women, discrimination against minorities and near-slavery for bonded laborers, but Jahangir told AFP during an interview in 2014 that human rights causes have made greater strides in Pakistan than it may appear. Read More »

Egypt escalates army operations in Sinai

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The operation has been conducted by the second and the third field armies, in cooperation with Air Forces, military commando troops, Rapid Deployment Forces, and the Minutes of Interior, Refai said, noting that the all forces are combing the areas. Read More »

Kenyan-Born French Athlete Kiprotich Wins 2018 Lagos City Marathon Amidst Controversy

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Access Bank Plc, Mr. Herbert Wigwe (r); and the winners of 20 & 10 kilometers respectively, Miss Damilola & Bimpe Oluwaseyi, during the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon at Atlantic City on Saturday, 10th February, 2018. "We are exhausted of foreigners, most especially Kenyans coming to win this Marathon". "We're exhausted of giving these trophies to the East Africans". Read More »

Turkey has deadliest day in Syria

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All planes returned to base safely, the statement added. Speaking in Istanbul on Saturday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn't mention by name the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, but said that those responsible will pay for it. Read More »

BJP workers hurl cow dung at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's aide

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At the time of the attack, Pandian was not home, but his wife and their two children faced the attackers. "It is shocking and that too from a national party", Naveen said. "There are serious allegations of corruption and patronage of crooks and goons, which he must answer!" "We will soon move the higher court seeking bail", BJP's lawyer Surya Narayan Das said. Read More »

Led Coalition airstrikes kill 100 Assad-backed forces in Syria

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The government of El Asad, which has repeatedly accused United States of exceeding its support for its rebel allies, has not reported on this occasion incident to which coalition has referred. Overnight on Thursday, the US-coalition coalition attacked Syrian pro-government armed groups who were on a reconnaissance and a search mission near the former Al-Isba oil refinery. Read More »

Teenage girl posts Craigslist ad seeking someone to kill her

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ABC'S Denver7 reports that authorities indicated that after detaining Lopez, they interrogated him and he slowly began talking about what happened on the night Bollinger died. He described how Bollinger "knelt down on the ground and that he knelt down on the ground along her left side and slightly in front of her", according to affidavit. Read More »

'Trump' And 'Kim' Thrown Out Of Opening Ceremony

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But the North was still welcomed with open arms to what South Korean President Moon Jae-in called "Olympic games of peace" and the USA appeared to be the one left out in the cold. Vice President Mike Pence, who's vowing toughest-ever sanctions on the North. Moon shared details with Pence of his meeting with North Korean leaders, but did not talk about the invitation to talks in Pyongyang. Read More »

Freezing rain on the way for southern Quebec

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Slow down and maintain a safe driving distance. The weather agency says another round of snow is expected Saturday evening. It should be around for several hours before tapering off Sunday night and turning back to light snow. Read More »

'Lunch pe charcha': PM Modi's idea to MPs for better Union Budget

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Sources present at the meeting said the Prime Minister described the Union budget as positive for the middle class and farmers and asked them to discuss its benefits among the masses. "Rahulji's style of politics is undemocratic". The booklet, with the title "Unbeatable Global Legend", contains articles published in around 25 global newspapers about Modi's speech at Davos. Read More »

ANC to meet Monday over Zuma's expected departure from office

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Hlophe said reports after the ANC December conference that the new ANC top six and the NEC were evenly divided between Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, did not reflect reality. Edward Zuma said that "no amount of words" could express the family's disappointment, which is why they made a decision to issue the apology. On Tuesday, Parliament's presiding officers announced that Thursday's State of the Nation Address had been indefinitely postponed amid fears that it might descend into chaos. Read More »

Trump blocks release of Democrats' memo

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Democrats knew their memo "would have to be heavily redacted, whereupon they would blame the White House for lack of transparency", Trump tweeted Saturday morning. "This is hypocrisy at its worst", Feinstein said. "Told them to re-do and send back in proper form!" the president wrote. "The American people deserve the opportunity to read both memos". Read More »