Pro-independence campaigners staged a symbolic ballot, organised by volunteers rather than government officials to get around court restrictions, in 2014, months after Scots voted to stay in the United Kingdom. Mas was later convicted of violating the court's order by holding the referendum and was barred from holding elective office for two years. The Catalan government accused the Spanish government in Madrid of "abusing its powers to undermine" representatives in the region, while it is ...
This progress was followed by the capture of the neighbourhood and the Harqal citadel to the west of the city on Wednesday morning, the command of Operation Wrath of the Euphrates said. military uses it in "accordance with the law of armed conflict" and that white phosphorus rounds are "used for screening, obscuring, and marking in a way that fully considers the possible incidental effects on civilians and civilian structures".
The Turkish government has, nonetheless, loudly opposed the KRG independence referendum, with officials calling the vote a "grave mistake". We want the integrity of Iraq soil. Kurds now enjoy nearly total autonomy in the northern region or Iraq today, but tensions with the Baghdad government remain over control of oil reserves.
The men in Spain can't spread mainly on the train. The EMT came up with the initiative in partnership with Madrid city council's equality department and the Microrrelatos Feministas collective, a women's group that has launched an online petition for such signs to be installed .
Jeanne was expected to be a first round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft . "7'2" center Jonathan Jeanne had a lot to look forward to later this month. While that may be an encouraging sign for Jeanne, there is no certainty he would have a similar recovery from the disorder that attacks connective tissues in the body.
University of Hyderabad has been ranked in the range of 601-650 universities among 26000 universities globally, according to the World University Rankings 2018 published by the British company Quacquarelli Symonds . Singapore's Nanyang Technical University, Asia's top-ranked university, rose two places to 11th place, and there were six Chinese universities in this year's top 100 - two more than in the 2017 ranking.
She said only the Tories have the "legitimacy and ability" to govern with the support of the DUP , who she described as "friends and allies". Theresa May has revealed she hopes to form an alliance with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) that would enable her to form a government .
May's party took the most parliamentary seats - 318 - in the UK's snap election that she called in April, but it failed to secure enough support to form a majority government, falling short of the required 326 parliamentary seats. EU Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said that "with a weak negotiating partner, there's the danger that the negotiations will go badly for both sides".
Prime minister Modi and Xi are here to attend the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The Indian side is grateful for China's support for India's accession to the SCO and will work closely with China in the organisation, Modi said.
Labour have gained seats and - though the Tories have fallen short of an overall majority - they remain the largest party. The Greens won 1.7 per cent of the vote while Independent candidates gained 1.2 per cent. Sunderland and Newcastle have long competed to see who can declare the first result of the election . The Sunderland South constituancy declared Labour candidate Bridget Phillipson had won at 11.06pm.
Not only has the DUP gained two extra seats; it has pushed up its share of the vote by a significant margin, putting some clear blue water between itself and Sinn Féin in the battle to be the biggest party in the North. The Tories will now have to rely on the DUP's 10 MPs to get things done. With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, the Conservatives had 318 - short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority.
The prime minister said she meant to form a government which could "provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country". "We need a government that can act", Oettinger told radio station Deutschlandfunk, according to the Reuters news agency. Talk of an agreement was described as "premature".
Former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has suggested he lost his seat in Sheffield Hallam because of his "stubborn" anti-Brexit stance. Mr Corbyn focused more on Labour strongholds than any other type of seat, spending 37% of his visits addressing crowds of party faithful, compared with only 5% in Labour marginals.
Prosecutors are expected to show jurors an earlier deposition in which Cosby said that he routinely gave women pills and alcohol before sexual encounters and gave at least one of them quaaludes, a now-banned sedative. "I didn't want to talk about what did you give her". He said Cosby told wife Camille to stay away from the courthouse so she wouldn't have to endure the "media circus".
It suggested that there were only five attackers rather than the six originally reported. It identified them only by their first names, saying it did not want to release their last names due to security and privacy concerns for their families.
According to the Russian foreign minister, this is not what CNN was created for. Russian hackers are believed to be behind fake news that helped sparked the Qatar diplomatic crisis in which Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations are increasing pressure on the gulf state.
The two world leaders met in Brussels on Thursday before a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and much was made over their awkward, gripped handshake , which continued for several moments until Trump tried to pull away. Although, it has to be said, Macron's initial handshake with US First Lady Melania Trump did last a touch too long. Although most people think of the handshake as a common form of greeting or agreement, Trump has been well known to use the gesture in an alpha-male ...
Khan again condemned the ISIS attack which killed seven and injured 48 as a "cowardly" act justified by "a perverse poisonous interpretation of the faith that I belong to". Khan's spokesperson responded to Trump , saying the mayor "has more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks".
The Predators are hardly blaming Rinne for their predicament. The Nashville Predators need a victory here in order to force a game seven on Wednesday. Colin Wilson is expected to play for the Predators after missing the first three games of the series. "Obviously not the start you want to have", Rinne said .
While fully endorsing the SCO resolve to eliminate terrorism and extremism, Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan has valiantly fought against the menace. PM Modi spoke on the need for enhancing connectivity in the region, adding it was key to boosting trade and investment.
Security agencies on Tuesday searched the hotel in Mujahidabad area in Karachi owned by an uncle of Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, who was among the three terrorists shot dead by police after their Saturday night terror. Housewife Erica Gasparri (42), told The Times of London she had reported the suspect to police previous year after challenging him in a park near a school.
Noriega was put into a medically induced coma in March after suffering a severe brain hemorrhage. In 1988, Noriega was indicted by U.S. courts for drug trafficking. His last years were spent in prison in Panama for murder, corruption an embezzlement. In 1988, a failed coup against Noriega - allegedly supported by the US - led to increasingly erratic behavior and the unilateral annulment of a presidential election.
They have imposed what Qatar says is a blockade of shipping and air traffic and closed Qatar's only land border, causing panic buying at supermarkets and provoking confusion and anxiety across the population. "I think the Americans would choose to side with Saudi Arabia over any other country in the region". The US president's remarks came soon after his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, urged Saudi Arabia, the UAE and its allies to ease their measures against Qatar, saying they were ...
By their telling, Qatar paid off two of the most frequently blacklisted forces of the Middle East in one fell swoop: an al-Qaeda affiliate fighting in Syria and Iranian security officials. Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi says Qatar's citizens are "questioning if this is going to end up in seeing a change in leadership itself". "So it is a very serious issue".
The U.K. Independence Party, which saw the heart of its platform ratified when British voters chose past year to take the country out of the European Union, appears to have lost its raison d'être. Mr Oettinger said he believed that Mrs May's "Brexit means Brexit" mantra was still operative, but added that the Conservatives would have to decide how they wanted to conduct negotiations, adding: "Then we will see whether this sentence remains".
Iohannis said he welcomed the calls for nations to increase their spending. "I didn't say that", Trump said. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he backs the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation charter's demand that all members be prepared to defend each other, weeks after jarring allies by not restating U.S.
The official feared that there could be more casualties. Mostafa said that they have received reports of six deaths - four in Cox's Bazar and two in Rangamati. All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay and deep sea have been advised to remain in shelter till further notice. Golam Mustafa, additional secretary of the Disaster Management and Relief Ministry, said that they were initially informed that Kutubdia, Cox's Bazar, Teknaf, St Martin and Chittagong were severely affected.
Trump says "we'll fight on" Obstruction of justice? . Comey's testimony raised doubts about Trump's integrity and made it clear that he wanted the FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to go away.
Trump said in a statement that he prayed for the victims of the attacks but added that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". Jaish-ul Adl (Army of Justice), which Tehran accuses of links with Al-Qaeda, has carried out several armed attacks on Iranian soil in recent years.
Curfew in violence-hit Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh was relaxed for eight hours on Friday, officials said. "I ordered them not to show white flag next time". Internet services in Mandsaur, Ratlam and Ujjain were also suspended following the farmers' protests, and a curfew was reportedly imposed. They also demanded farm loan waiver across the country, and urged Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh to fulfil his promise of complete loan waiver in the budget session.