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by | October 21, 2020 | 22:38

As reported CNN , the quake interrupted an interview with Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir, which she gave from her home to a journalist for the American newspaper Washington Post. The quake that shook south-western Iceland on Tuesday occurred at 1.43 pm local time with a magnitude of 5.5, according to the Icelandic Meteorological Office .

by | October 21, 2020 | 21:09

It also features Afineevsky's interviews with Francis and appearances by Catholic Church experts, refugees, sex abuse victims, a homosexual couple, a Holocaust survivor, rabbis and Moslems. In Latin America, there are people who will say gays do not exist. All of us, the Pope said, peoples, communities, government leaders and global organizations must realise that we are a single human family and that " we can only be saved together through encounter and negotiation, setting aside our ...

by | October 21, 2020 | 19:25

Many in Sudan say the terror list designation, imposed in 1993 because Washington believed Bashir's Government was supporting militant groups, is now undeserved since Bashir was removed a year ago and Sudan has long cooperated with the USA on counter-terrorism.

by | October 21, 2020 | 18:27

Officials say an investigation is underway into the cause of a major explosion and fire in a Harrisonburg, Virginia mall, injuring several people. Among the injured are three James Madison University students , said the reports. All three people are in "stable condition", according to an update from the city posted on Twitter on Saturday afternoon. Firefighters were still on the scene as of 9:30 a.m.

by | October 21, 2020 | 18:24

They said "questions were asked about additional charges", but the grand jury was told there would be none because the prosecutors didn't feel they could make them stick. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron had fought to keep jurors silent on the proceedings after releasing 15 hours of recordings earlier this month.

by | October 21, 2020 | 18:17

India and China have amassed thousands of soldiers, tanks and missiles in one of the worst border crises in four decades. The spokesman of the Western Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army ( PLA ) has issued a statement, Chinese Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson, Zhao Lijian said, while updating the media during his regular briefing.

by | October 21, 2020 | 18:14

The current treaty places a limit on deployed warheads, but the United States wants to expand that to those in storage. "Russia is proposing to extend New START by one year and is ready together with the United States to make a political commitment to "freeze" the number of nuclear warheads held by the parties for this period", it said.

by | October 21, 2020 | 17:28

Iran's Foreign Ministry has declared it as victory of "multilateralism, peace and security", despite Washington's pressure to reimpose sanctions. The United States has rejected the expiration, stating it re-imposed all U.N. Mr Pompeo warned: "The United States is prepared to use its domestic authorities to sanction any individual or entity that materially contributes to the supply, sale, or transfer of conventional arms to or from Iran, as well as those who provide technical training, ...

by | October 21, 2020 | 17:27

This was PM Modi's seventh address to the nation since he announced the nationwide lockdown may back in March to curb the spread of coronavirus . PM also quotes Ramcharitmaanas as saying an enemy, a mistake and an ailment should never be underestimated. "There are 12,000 quarantine centres, around 2000 testing labs", he said and also lauded frontline workers for their efforts to combat the virus.

by | October 21, 2020 | 17:14

Trump then called Fauci, America's top infectious disease expert, "a disaster" and lamented that he would receive lots of negative press if he fired the doctor because he is a "nice guy". President Donald Trump continued his attacks against Dr Anthony Fauci , the nation's leading epidemiologist, in an interview with Fox News on Tuesday morning, falsely labelling him a "Democrat" while seemingly blaming him for mistakes made during the Covid-19 crisis.

by | October 21, 2020 | 16:43

The US official who travelled to Syria was identified as Kash Patel, a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump and the top White House counterterrorism official, saying he had flown to Damascus. One of Kamalmaz's sons, Ibrahim Kamalmaz, welcomed the senior official's trip. The talks were to secure the release of U.S. hostages, including Austin Tice, a former Marine and freelance journalist who disappeared in 2012, and Majd Kamalmaz, a Syrian-American therapist who disappeared in 2017.

by | October 21, 2020 | 16:29

At least 15 people, including 11 women, were killed in a stampede near the Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad , Afghan officials confirmed on Wednesday. 'We are engaged with Afghan authorities for better facilitation of visa applicants, ' the diplomat said. The new visa policy has prompted thousands of people to rush to the Pakistani Embassy in Kabul and four consulates elsewhere in Afghanistan to apply for visas to secure medical treatment, education and jobs in the neighboring country.

by | October 21, 2020 | 16:27

When police found him, Madsen had forced his way into a van and was pulled out by officers and handcuffed. A police marksman and his dog observes Peter Madsen as he attempts to break out of prison in Albertslund, Denmark . Madsen lost his appeal, shortly after apologising to Ms Wall's family, who were present in the appeals court. Peter Madsen was found a short time later not far from the Copenhagen jail, where he is now serving a life sentence for killing 30-year-old reporter Kim ...

by | October 21, 2020 | 12:09

Ghor officials say the attack destroyed several government buildings, including the police office, the women's affairs department and provincial office for refugees. On Friday, the Taliban agreed to halt their attacks if the U.S. stopped its airstrikes in the area. The country's Independent Human Rights Commission has condemned the fighting.

by | October 21, 2020 | 11:24

But "we're not in a position to sit back and relax", Rajesh Bhushan, the Union health secretary said. However, the Centre has now initiated a process to import 100,000MT of liquid medical oxygen to ensure adequate stock and address any surge in Covid-19 cases that might occur in the post-festival weeks and the winter months.

by | October 21, 2020 | 06:39

Few measures have been imposed in Moscow, the epicenter of the country's COVID-19 outbreak and recent surge. As of last week, new cases per day were on the rise in 44 U.S. As of Monday, the USA reported a seven-day average of 162 cases per 1 million people, compared to 187 per million in Europe, according to CNBC . The latest daily tally is up by more than 10,000 from the previous day but remains under the country's record set on July 16, when there were 77,255 new cases in a ...

by | October 21, 2020 | 06:21

The episode is also expected to feature interviews with Biden and his running mate, Sen. All four are scheduled to appear on " 60 Minutes " on Sunday. Numerous questions were about the coronavirus pandemic and his handling of it, the person said. CBS News reported that the president "cut short" the interview, noting that Trump campaign adviser Jason Miller "disputed reporting that the interview had ended abruptly".

by | October 21, 2020 | 04:59

However, Grisham also said that Trump's condition has improved since she tested positive on October 2. CNN reported that it will be Melania's first in-person appearance at a campaign event in more than a year, apart from August's Republican National Convention speech at the White House.

by | October 21, 2020 | 01:11

It has been two weeks since a protest against SARS began and Protesters say agitation against police brutality continues as an entry point to addressing other social and political issues such as corruption, official ineptitude to public accountability, and government inefficiency in Nigeria.

by | October 20, 2020 | 22:54

But after last year's ballot, followed by allegations of fraud and violent protests, newly installed electoral authorities have been appealing for patience, reminding voters that they have up to five days to declare a victor. It is expected that Arce will reconstitute the close diplomatic, economic and political ties which existed with the Maduro government before last year's coup.

by | October 20, 2020 | 22:12

Jeffrey Epstein's longtime girlfriend and alleged co-conspirator unsuccessfully attempted to block the publication of her deposition from a 2015 lawsuit in which Virginia Roberts Giuffre accused the couple of sex trafficking her during the early 2000s.

by | October 20, 2020 | 21:33

Francis Borgia Church also was vandalized, and religious items were stolen, a church official said. Tens of thousands gathered in the central square of Santiago, the country's capital, to mark the anniversary of what the country has dubbed "18O", for October 18, the date the protests broke out past year, eventually leaving more than 30 dead and thousands injured.

by | October 20, 2020 | 17:57

Elaborating further on the common view on the Indo-Pacific region , he cited the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific (AOIP) released past year. The two leaders also discussed ways to promote Japan's Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) foreign policy initiative.

by | October 20, 2020 | 17:41

The drills have been conducted every year by the United States and Indian navies and Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force. New Delhi's invitation to Australia is also expected to pave the way for the eventual formalization of the Quad grouping, something the USA has been seeking for long.

by | October 20, 2020 | 15:26

Most disturbingly Trump mocked the very real danger that Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer had faced with the advanced plot to kidnap her and put her on "trial" for her measures to control the spread of coronavirus in her state. " Lock her up! Lock her up!" his supporters chanted. "Biden and the Democrats want to keep MI locked down and locked up and closed for business", Trump said.