Emergency workers have searched and cleared at least 90% of the charred building, officials told a news conference.
Merkel promised not to allow a repetition of last year’s migrant influx and said the Muslim full-face veil was not compatible with German culture.
Afraid that the coal mine, if approved, will harm the Great Barrier Reef, protestors took to the streets as Gautam Adani met with the prime minister.
Twelve percent of the region’s population – or some 490 million people – remain undernourished, with most of them in Southern Asia.
Afghan authorities are appealing to local elders in the eastern province of Nuristan to help prevent militants loyal to ISIS from expanding into new territory.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll in Maarat al-Numan included five children and six members of a single family.
LA had been alerted by authorities in another country to a “specific” threat against the city’s Red Line rail system, to beef up security.
The world is reacting with horror to the massacre of Rohingyas in Rakhine State, but Suu Kyi and her government continue to turn a blind eye to what increasingly appears like a genocide.
The Twitter account of a seven-year-old Syrian girl, who garnered followers worldwide with her updates from Aleppo, has become inactive.
“I will be a pro-European president of Austria open to the world,” Van der Bellen, 72, said in his victory speech.
Senator Renan Calheiros was replaced by Senator Jorge Vianna as president of the senate after the Supreme Court removed Calheiros for embezzlement.
It was the sixth time Russia has vetoed a Security Council resolution on Syria and the fifth time China has blocked action.
The cause of the fire, which erupted late on Friday in a sprawling two-story building leased to an artists’ collective, has yet to be determined.
While the lack of an apology could disappoint some US war veterans, Abe hopes the visit will showcase the tight alliance between the former foes.
Last month the High Court had ruled that Theresa May could not begin two years of Brexit talks with the remaining EU members without parliamentary backing.
“I want to fight, in this campaign, against the right,” Valls said. “With its old recipes from the ’80s, it is proposing social regression.”
The January 2015 report identified a “clear path” for the Pentagon to save $125 bn over five years by streamlining the bureaucracy through attrition and early retirements, curtailing the use of contractors and making better use of information technology.
The “no” result from Italy’s referendum is likely to open the doors to a government crisis with uncertain economic consequences.
An early election, if Park is impeached, would be disadvantageous for Ban, since he cannot begin a campaign before his UN term ends on December 31.
Microsoft declines to commit itself; IBM, Google and Apple do not respond after two weeks.
Trump, who vowed during his campaign he would label China a currency manipulator, continued some of his hard-line rhetoric on Sunday.
Trump’s recent choices show he’s abandoning the anti-establishment rhetoric that won him the election in favour of the GOP’s traditional policies.
“The Army will not grant an easement to cross Lake Oahe at the proposed location based on the current record,” a statement from the US Army said.
Trump’s choice of James Mattis for defence secretary has been commended by both Republicans and Democrats.
Forces led by brigades from Misrata have surrounded ISIS fighters in a small patch of ground close to Sirte’s Mediterranean sea front.
His decision to quit after just two and a half years in office deals a blow to the European Union.
Trump’s call with the Taiwanese president on Friday triggered a diplomatic protest from China and raised questions about potential changes in US policy
The NGO said that brutality by Fijian security forces had resulted in at least five deaths since 2006 and other severe injuries.
South Korea’s embattled President Park Geun-hye faces a pivotal week, with an effort to impeach her gaining support from within her own party.
Dressed mostly in the national colours of yellow and green, demonstrators marched to demand accountability at a time when the country is reeling from corruption scandals, political gridlock and a prolonged economic recession.
Abe said he wants to discuss the issue candidly with Russian President Vladimir Putin when he visits Japan on December 15-16.
Over 30 were killed in Oakland, California on Friday when a loft building caught on fire.
After decades of activism, the scales are finally tipping against the St Nicholas Day tradition of Black Pete.
A retired rear admiral warns Donald Trump against cutting NASA’s Earth observations, which provide essential data for weather forecasters, businesses, scientists and the armed forces.
The strange and enlightening tale of a South American dictator who tried to prevent white people from marrying other white people.
Javad Zarif said terrorism is the product not of Islam “as some of the new people being talked about in US say” but of a perversion of Islam that the US itself promoted for 40 years.
Uzbekistan goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a successor to the late Islam Karimov, but the result is foregone.
Gambia’s president of 22 years has been defeated in a shock election victory for opposition leader Adama Barrow.
A private ceremony was organised for family members of victims and survivors of the attack, according to San Bernardino County spokesman David Wert.
In the aftermath of the Raymond Davis and bin Laden affairs, General James Mattis was key in maintaining ties with top Pakistani military leadership.