Iranian foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif says that Iran does not respond well to sanctions or threats as tensions rise between Tehran and Washington.
The government forces providing security to workers preparing a border fence in Buthidaung township of Rakhine State were attacked by about 30 armed men.
A White House official said that Robert Harward, a senior executive at Lockheed Martin, cited family and financial reasons for turning down the job.
A new round of UN-backed negotiations is due to begin in Geneva where the main Syrian opposition body wants to be face-to-face with the Damascus government.
Two senior government officials confirmed the news and said that the army will now just ‘maintain peace’.
January’s fatalities were up to four times higher than the same month in past years, and brought the total H7N9 death toll to 100 people since October.
The testimony will likely end the commission’s investigation into the campaign, which secured a second four-year term for Santos, judicial sources said.
Phone records and intercepted calls show that members of Trump’s presidential campaign had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election.
The Fulani and Bambara have historically existed peacefully but economic pressure and militant infiltration have caused tension between the two groups.
Protests near Las Bambas last year had blocked roads used by the mine and suspended its copper shipments from the port of Matarani.
The next round of UN-sponsored talks on the conflict, now in its sixth year, has been scheduled for February 20.
Abdulgadir Masharipov, an Uzbek national, who was caught in a police raid in Istanbul on January 16, was charged under multiple cases by a Turkish court.
More than 7,700 people have been killed since Duterte unleashed his bloody war on drugs seven months ago.
The upper chamber, the House of Lords, is due to begin debating the Brexit bill on February 20.
Vedanta CEO Tom Albanese said coal is still needed but can only be phased out when carbon capture technology is developed further.
The IT company said that its founders and the board could have differing views on some issues, but all decisions were taken with the approval of shareholders.
A government official as well as EDF have said there is no associated nuclear risk.
Harris Interactive said that a poll of voting intentions for the first round indicated that Le Pen would get 24%, with Macron taking 21% of the votes.
The promotion of Temer’s ally Wellington Moreira Franco sparked controversy due him being named in Brazil’s massive corruption scandal.
According to a 2010 UN report, each year about 14,000 Russian women become victims of domestic violence, at the hands of husbands and other relatives.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is powerful with control over large stakes in Iran’s economy and also has influence over its political system.
The RBI is opting to wait for more clarity on inflation trends and on how a radical crackdown on “black money” is impacting economic growth.
Trump has angered Mexicans by demanding Mexico pays for the construction of a wall on the Mexico-US border as well threatening to end a bilateral trade deal.
He was intercepted at an army checkpoint in Davao City, in the southern Philippines, a military spokesman said.
A Fox News presenter called Russian President Putin a ‘killer’ in a segment interviewing the US President, prompting the Kremlin to ask for an apology.
An Amnesty report based on interviews with 84 witnesses including former guards, officials, detainees, judges and lawyers says mass hangings were implemented.
US tech firms have been among the more vocal sectors speaking out against the policy, with many of its staff made up of foreign-born nationals.
The timing of the referendum will be determined by when the UK government implements Brexit – something Scotland voting against.
Abdullah Reda al-Hamahmy was shot several times on Friday after attacking soldiers in what President Hollande described as a terrorist attack.
“This is very lamentable. He must straighten himself out and come back to Peru and answer what the investigators are going to ask him.”
Prosecutors in Peru are preparing to ask for the arrest of former President Toledo after evidence was found that links him to bribes distributed by Odebrecht
European leaders offered Libya money and other assistance to try to curb record migrant flows from the North African country.
President Duterte said the communist leaders who his government had freed temporarily to take part in peace negotiations overseas would go back to jail.
The move would bring no benefit but damage Sino-US ties instead, a senior Chinese official in charge of Tibet affairs was quoted by a state-run newspaper.
Japan hopes US defence secretary Jim Mattis’ visit would lead to deeper security ties between the two nations in the wake of North Korea’s nuclear provocations.
The decision was taken as the government failed to release political prisoners.
Trudeau’s Liberal government on Wednesday abandoned a campaign vow to change the country’s electoral system that was expected to benefit smaller parties.
The next round of UN-based peace talks on Syria have been scheduled for February 20, diplomats said on Tuesday.
As part of the deal, Washington had agreed to resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers held in offshore processing camps on Pacific islands in Papua New Guinea and Nauru.
Theresa May’s government is seeking approval for a new law giving her the right to trigger Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty