Iraq’s Yazidis marked three years since Islamic State launched what the UN said was a genocidal campaign against them on Thursday, but their ordeal is far from over despite the ouster of the jihadist fighters.
About 75,000 people have fled to Bangladesh after a military crackdown, with accompanying allegations of rape, torture and extrajudicial killings by security forces.
High-grade military explosives used to build the bomb were sent by air cargo from Turkey as part of a plot by the militant ISIS group.
The UN said 20 prisoners, including at least five juvenile offenders, had been sentenced to death, and three men were at imminent risk of execution.
Trump pressured the Mexican president to stop voicing opposition in public to his plan to have Mexico pay for a border wall, according to transcripts of phone calls published on Thursday.
There are detailed plans for the old city’s great medieval mosques, souks, bath houses and citadel from an earlier restoration that should allow exact reconstruction.
Energy-hungry Myanmar is in initial talks to buy electricity from China in the latest sign of warming ties with Beijing under leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Sources said US special counsel Robert Mueller had also convened the grand jury investigation to help examine allegations of Russian interference.
Two decades of brain research have provided hints of a biological origin to being transgender, but no irrefutable conclusions.
China has said that it has shown “utmost goodwill” over the prolonged military standoff with India in the Sikkim sector but warned that its “restraint” has a “bottom line”.
There are many policy uncertainties in this new draft, especially in the area of renewable energy, and a surprising faith in coal-based thermal power plants.
Such rules are common overseas but are not set in stone in India, where campaigners have long demanded a crackdown on unethical selling practices.
A ban on travel by US passport holders to North Korea will take effect on September 1 and Americans in the country should leave before that date, the US State Department said on Wednesday.
Buses carrying Syrian militants and refugees left a Lebanese border area bound for rebel-held Syria on Wednesday, under a deal made after Shi’ite Hezbollah routed Sunni Islamist Nusra Front insurgents in their last foothold at the frontier.
Tensions between Washington and Beijing have escalated in recent months as Trump has pressed China to cut steel production and rein in North Korea.
The attack was a reminder of the dangers posed to US forces in Afghanistan as Donald Trump weighs sending thousand more troops to America’s longest war.
Iran had already said it would complain to the body that oversees the 2015 deal, under which curbed its nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief.
The assembly is meant to be a legislative super-body designed to give Maduro powers to rewrite the constitution and sideline the opposition-led congress.
An Association for Democratic Reforms report has also found the average assets of 29 ministers in the Nitish Kumar-led cabinet to be Rs 2.46 crore.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also said he and President Trump discuss how to use the international agreement to advance administration policies.
Trump’s national security adviser H.R.McMaster had moved to replace Cohen-Watnick when concerns were raised in back in March.
The “Hamilton 68” dashboard was built by researchers with the Alliance for Securing Democracy, a project set up to counter Russian disinformation campaigns.
But the support was less than expected, raising questions about the future of his economic reform agenda and how he will fare in future Congressional votes.
A Boko Haram faction with ties to ISIS and responsible for the kidnapping of a Nigerian oil prospecting team which led to at least 37 people being killed has become a deadly force capable of carrying out highly-organised attacks.
Trump, frustrated by US ineffectiveness in the Afghan war, suggested firing his Afghanistan army general after a meeting that ended in a shouting match, according to officials.
The doctor is accused of 65 counts of assault by penetration and 52 allegations of sexual assault.
If passed by the Congress and signed into law, the legislation could benefit highly-educated and technology professionals from countries like India.
After a video of the incident went viral on social media, police registered separate cases against the assailants as well as the alleged cow smugglers.
Surging prices caused by the tax dented demand for services and pushed the sub-index on new business to 45.2 in July, its lowest in nearly four years.
Beijing has repeatedly blocked India’s move to put a ban on the Jaish-e-Mohammed leader under the Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the Council.
“We have demonstrated the possibility to correct mutations in a human embryo in a safe way and with a certain degree of efficiency.”
Given North Korea’s comfort with isolation, it’s odd that the US can’t think of any other way of dealing with the country than to increase that isolation.
It remains to be seen how President Yameen handles the growing opposition against him, using his influence to activate the judiciary for his political purpose.
Protests against the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the 2015 high court verdict that shiksha-mitras are not asli teachers have brought rural UP to a halt.
Some of the largest cities in India – including Delhi and Mumbai – had more imbalanced sex ratios in 2011 than rural areas, according to government data.
Last month, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said both sides should first pull back their troops for any talks to take place.
The change marks the first rate cut since October 2016 and the interest rate is now at a six-year low.
The projects, on about 24 km of the frontier extending east from the Pacific Ocean, are part of Donald Trump’s planned wall between the US and Mexico.
The figures were provided to the US military by the Afghan government and were consistent with those from the last year, says a US congressional watchdog.
Recent opinion polls show Abe’s support plunging to below 30%, its lowest since he returned to office in 2012 with a promise to revive Japan’s economy.