Jaish al-Islam is pitted against the Failaq al-Rahman group together with fighters with links to al-Qaeda, according to the Syrian observers.
Quitting the euro has been among Le Pen’s least popular policies. Recently she and officials of her party have played down that part of her programme.
Putin has not said whether he will run in presidential elections in March 2018. But the 64-year-old popular politician is widely expected to do so.
The officials were fired for suspected links to “terrorist organisations and structures presenting a threat to national security”, according to the official gazette.
Rodney King, then 25, had been battered by a squad of white officers after a traffic stop in March 1991 that sparked the Los Angeles riots.
The aircraft, a turboprop Antonov AN-26, had taken off at 6:38 am (1038 GMT) from Playa Baracoa and crashed into the Loma de la Pimienta mountain.
One poll showed the Conservative lead over the Labour had fallen to 13 points, compared to the 23 points that the same polling firm found last week.
Zhou Hao, an economist, said recent sharp declines in iron ore and onshore steel prices point to some of the pressures the China’s manufacturers are facing.
China is not a member of ASEAN but is extremely sensitive about the content of its statements considering it a barometer of the bloc’s dissent over its artificial islands.
The rally occurred on the same day as a march for climate and it also coincided with the annual black-tie White House press dinner in Washington.
Protesters are taking a stand against a series of austerity reforms hastily pushed by Brazilian President Temer, who enjoys a substantial legislative majority and support from businesses, despite sinking popularity.
Popular recollections of better, gentler time are not unique to the post-socialist experience, but here they suggest the Soviet everyday is just as redeemable as Soviet heroism.
Trump’s national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, reassured his South Korean counterpart, Kim Kwan-jin, that the US alliance with South Korea was its top priority in the Asia-Pacific region,
Ask when, not if, police in the UK ‘shoot to kill’ under revised policy.
Kenyan voters are aware of their central role in the electoral process, yet they tend to limit their leadership choices. Are they ready to break away from tradition in the 2017 elections?
With each new domestic crisis, the civilian government’s political space keeps shrinking.
Elected representative and representative parliaments are indispensable elements of good, democratic governance, but at the UN, they have barely any role.
Even though parkour takes its toll on their bodies, these youths see it as an escape from the atmosphere of war and freedom from their pain and sorrow.
To mark the 100th day of President Trump’s administration, people around the world are marching to fight one of the world’s most pressing problems – climate change.
Even as they express scepticism that Trump can achieve all of his campaign promises, his supporters are sticking with him for now.
The director-general of FAO launched a new appeal for voluntary contributions that are vital if lives are to be saved and the current situation of famine tackled.
The EU should consider halting its accession process in order to break a dangerous deadlock in Macedonia as the nationalists are refusing to relinquish power.
A 45-year-old Indian-American has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for defrauding a bank and stealing money from his employer.
Trump pledged fealty to the powerful National Rifle Association, the country’s leading gun-rights advocacy group, at a convention attended by thousands.
Dupont-Aignan struck a deal with Le Pen and her future government although polls predict a loss for her in the May 7 runoff with centrist Emmanuel Macron.
A court had earlier convicted and sentenced her but then changed the judgement, calling for her deportation, at a time of warming US-China relations.
The 1998 Good Friday Agreement foresees the holding of referendums on both sides of the Irish border on uniting the island if there is public support.
The meeting exposed the old division between US and China; the latter wants talks first and action after while US wants concrete action taken.
Malaysian PM Razak Najib warned that South East Asian countries needed to ensure more inclusive growth or risk fuelling extremism amongst the marginalised.
The stopgap bill, which will keep the government funded till September, was passed by the House and prevented a shutdown on Trump’s 100th day in office.
Hardliners attacked pragmatist Rouhani’s economic record and said that the Islamic Republic would be harmed if he was re-elected.
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron launched a scathing attack against politicians who failed to endorse him against far-right rival Le Pen.
The halt is among the most substantial changes to US surveillance policy in years and comes as digital privacy remains a contentious issue across the globe.
The missile test came just hours after US secretary of state warned the United Nations Security Council that failure to curb North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes could lead to “catastrophic consequences.”
European Union leaders in an unprecedented show of unity will meet at a summit in Brussels where they will adopt tough guidelines for two years of Brexit talks.
A record of the US president’s Twitter activity.
Unions called the strike to voice anger at President Michele Temer’s efforts to push austerity measures through Congress that would weaken labour laws.
Cybercriminals are using cloud-based services, much like regular businesses. A new study reveals important lessons for the future of fighting cybercrime.
Vietnamese walls were once densely populated by hand-painted signs, a material culture now exceedingly rare.
While Trump has put in place a new culture of disruptive disagreement, institutional constraints and a vigorous media have combined to subject him to the rites of scrutiny and accountability.