Iran has repeatedly refused to discuss its missile programme as demanded by the US and the Europeans, saying it is purely defensive in nature.
The army spokesman said the operation follows a three-month deadline set by President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to crush a years-long Islamist insurgency.
With hunger widespread amid a fifth year of painful economic implosion under President Maduro, Venezuela has seen a frightening surge in attacks on increasingly lawless roads.
Pence arrived in South Korea on Thursday and spoke with Moon, both reiterating their commitment and cooperation to defuse tensions as North Korea pushes ahead with its weapons programmes.
The shutdown, which is an embarrassing setback for the Republican-controlled Congress, is the second this year under Donald Trump.
Washington instead is encouraging private-sector investment and counting on Iraq’s Gulf neighbours to pour in money as part of a rapprochement with Baghdad.
On September 2, Buddhist villagers and Myanmar troops killed 10 Rohingya men in Rakhine state. Reuters uncovered the massacre, but while reporting this article, two Reuters journalists were arrested by Myanmar police.
“Being able to fully develop human eggs in the lab could widen the scope of available fertility treatments,” said professor Evelyn Telfer, who co-led the work.
Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of the studio Miramax, was one of the most influential men in Hollywood before more than 70 women accused him of sexual misconduct, including rape.
Palestinian travellers gathered at Gaza’s border crossing hoping for a brief chance to leave after Egypt temporarily opened a frontier it largely keeps closed.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma’s resistance to vacate the top job may be a blessing in disguise as it will stress test the country’s political systems.
Abdulla Yameen left out India, which, along with the US, Britain and the UN, has condemned the imposition of emergency and the arrest of top judges.
Gandhi alleged that the government was orchestrating violence against minorities to polarise society for narrow political gains.
Khaleda Zia denies misusing international funds donated to a charitable children’s trust and said the charges against her are politically motivated.
The dates proposed were not suitable for the Indian leadership, the envoy said.
The Senate deal, if approved, would allow for $165 billion in extra defence spending and $131 billion more for non-military programmes, including health, infrastructure, disaster relief and efforts to tackle an opioid crisis in the country.
Nervous residents endured more than 200 aftershocks, including a 5.7 quake late on Wednesday and smaller tremors early on Thursday.
The demilitarised zone offers visitors coming to South Korea for the Winter Olympics a surreal mix of doomsday military installations and tourist attractions.
US vice president Mike Pence, who described North Korea as the world’s most tyrannical regime on February 7, flies in to South Korea on February 8 ahead of the opening ceremony in the mountain resort of Pyeongchang.
The RBI stated that the “inflation outlook is clouded by several uncertainties on the upside” and “fiscal slippage as indicated in the Budget could impinge on the inflation outlook”.
The European Investment Bank has approved a loan to the Southern Gas Corridor, in a move environmentalists described as a “historical mistake.”
The agreement has come at the end of more than four months of wrangling since the inconclusive elections in September.
The magnitude 6.4 quake also injured 243 people and collapsed four buildings.
“Mining in the state, known for its low-quality iron ore, will stop after March 15 and new licenses will need to be given,” the court said.
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin said the veto power was being exercised by members of the Security Council who have been anonymously blocking the designation of several terrorist without giving any explanation.
Uttar Pradesh recorded highest number of communal incidents.
The 23-story-tall jumbo rocket is carrying a cherry red Tesla Roadster from the assembly line of Elon Musk’s electric car company as a mock payload.
In a further sign of the Republican-controlled Congress’ inability to get its most basic work done, the House passed and sent to the Senate a temporary spending bill to extend most agency funding until March 23.
The killing of student Mashal Khan, 23, last year sparked an outcry and raised fresh questions about the misuse of a harsh blasphemy law.
This week marks the death anniversary of Mahesh Yogi, the Indian guru who brought transcendental meditation to the West in the sixties.
The push for further regional cooperation comes after insurgents aligned to Islamic State laid siege to the southern Philippine city of Marawi last year.
Nine months after launching a new anonymous reporting system, staff and students have come forward in big numbers.
President Duterte watched as the second-hand vehicles were reduced to piles of scrap in a little over three minutes.
A bench of Justices S. Muralidhar and I.S. Mehta upheld the trial court’s June 9, 2014 verdict regarding seven policemen, who murdered Ranbir Singh on July 3, 2009.
“After hearing the counsel for the parties today and upon consideration of the facts and circumstances set out in the various affidavits, we find that the presence of ASI and their reply is essential for an effective adjudication of the case.”
The parties are racing to clinch a deal on renewing the coalition that has governed since 2013 and end months of uncertainty.
Nirav Modi, who had figured in the Forbes’ list of richest Indians, has been named in the cheating case on a complaint from the Punjab National Bank
The judge had ordered a discreet screening yesterday evening amid adequate security arrangements after a prayer from the petitioner, the film’s director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s legal counsel, Nishant Bora.
Congressman Thomas Massie said the US should not funnel money to a government that “provides military aid and intelligence to terrorists”.
Alongside modern spider traits such as a silk-producing structure called a spinneret, this ancient spider possessed a remarkably primitive feature: a whip-like tail covered in short hairs