World Ilyichev replaces Churkin as Russia's United Nations representative
Author: 0 Ilyichev replaces Churkin as Russia's United Nations representative

Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the Ministry "learned with bewilderment of leaks in the United States media about the course of an investigation into the causes of the Russian ambassador's death". Her predecessor Samantha Power described him on Twitter as a "diplomatic maestro and deeply caring man" who had done all he could to bridge differences between the U.S.

World Tillerson in Mexico to 'soothe tensions'
Author: 0 Tillerson in Mexico to 'soothe tensions'

The Trump administration on Tuesday made public new rules on immigration enforcement that vastly expand the Department of Homeland Security's authority to detain and deport people in the country illegally. Mr. Tillerson met with Mr. Trump in the Oval Office just before his departure, but there have been few signs that the secretary of state plays a pivotal role in setting the administration's foreign policy agenda.

Author: 0 Iraq launches offensive to recapture Mosul from Islamic State

Referring to Islamic State with an Arabic acronym, he said forces were now working to "liberate the people of Mosul from Daesh oppression forever". The battle for Mosul launched in late October, and US -backed Iraqi forces retook the eastern half of the city in late January.

Author: 0 Bull roams through Queens before being captured

The loose bovine was first spotted in Jamaica, N.Y., on Tuesday morning after it escaped from a slaughterhouse . The event, which will take place outside the Aziz Slaughterhouse in Jamaica from 7:30 9 p.m., is hosted by the group Vegans of NY, along with other animal advocates.

Author: 0 Two rockets fired from Egypt's Sinai explode in Israel's south

The February launches were the first time since 2015 that rockets had been fired at Israel from Egypt. An affiliate of the Islamic State, the Sinai Province group, claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on the southern Israeli resort city of Eilat earlier this month.

Author: 0 More Than 100 Headstones Reportedly Vandalized at St. Louis Jewish Cemetery

Photographs taken at St Louis Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery show collapsed and broken headstones. During a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Tuesday morning, Trump denounced the recent threats against the Jewish community, calling them, " awful and ...

Author: 0 Decomposed body could be Melbourne mother Karen Ristevski

Her husband, Borce Ristevski, said his wife went for a walk to "clear her head" after an argument over finances and reportedly told family she may have been snatched by a stranger. Mr Ristevski also dismissed claims by his estranged son Anthony Rickard, a confessed ice user, that he had overheard Mrs Ristevski talking about leaving Borce when their daughter Sarah turned 21.

Author: 0 Greece: EU and International Monetary Fund in 'common position'

Earlier on Tuesday German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble accused Greece of using the debt issue as "an excuse" for not focusing on what he said should be Athens's top priority, implementation of reforms agreed with its lenders. "It is a very positive and good step that the institutions have enough confidence and a common agreement to go back to Athens", he added. Amid this deadlock, more and more voices can be heard, including from within Greece, asking for an exit from the eurozone.

Author: 0 A chance for Israel and Palestinians

For many years, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has insisted there are two prerequisites for peace with the Palestinians. That's because when even leaders in far-off Singapore accept the legitimacy of the Palestinians' demand for a state , irrespective of facts on the ground, what reason is there for the Palestinians to compromise in a way that would give them control over their lives but not the ability to harm Israel? When U.S.

World United Nations envoy condemns market attack in Mogadishu
Author: 0 United Nations envoy condemns market attack in Mogadishu

The attack was the first in the capital since Abdullahi Farmajo, a Somali-American citizen from Buffalo, N.Y., was elected president on February 8. "I need the Somali public to understand how much the government is in need of their support.

Author: 0 Korean coal imports, striking at regime's finances

However, because of its overriding concern with maintaining stability, China has repeatedly refused to apply the only type of pressure that could steer North Korea off the nuclear path: the threat of regime-ending punishment. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was making good on an earlier threat to test-fire a missile of this kind, which is capable of reaching the USA mainland.

World South Korea Holds Security Meeting Over Death of Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother
Author: 0 South Korea Holds Security Meeting Over Death of Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother

Kim Jong Nam died Monday soon after becoming ill at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) before an outbound flight to Macau. A day after the assassination of Mr Kim Jong Nam, half-brother of the North Korean leader Mr Kim Jong Un, speculation has swirled over the possible motive and the two women killers.

Author: 0 NJ's Burlington Coat Factory drops Ivanka Trump line, report says

Shannon Coulter, co-founder of the #GrabYourWallet campaign to boycott Trump products, has been keeping track of stores that carry Trump items since November. "If the Ivanka Trump brand were going to be the next Ralph Lauren or Tory Burch, do you think Ivanka might've figured out a way to keep her finger in the pot, stay part of it?" said the analyst, who asked not to be identified.

World Judge orders Kenyan doctors' union officials jailed over strike
Author: 0 Judge orders Kenyan doctors' union officials jailed over strike

Kenya medical students protest in solidarity with a doctor's strike on January 19, 2017 in the capital / Thousands of Kenyan public sector doctors are now engaged in the country's longest-ever medical strike which has dragged on for the last month and a half, demanding a tripling of salaries and better working conditions.

World 32 die in tour bus crash in Taipei
Author: 0 32 die in tour bus crash in Taipei

It followed a grisly murder-suicide previous year in which 24 Chinese tourists were killed after the driver set their moving bus on fire. Reports said the top of the vehicle was torn open after it flipped over on the side of the road. Taiwan has a relatively good road safety record, but several crashes have been reported involving tour buses, including one last month which injured several mainland Chinese passengers.

World Indian Nobel laureate's stolen medal replica found
Author: 0 Indian Nobel laureate's stolen medal replica found

Police has also recovered his Nobel certificate, jewellery and other personal items. Three accused - brothers Rajan, Sunil and Vinod - were arrested from their hideouts, police said. "I thank the Delhi police for the brilliant and speedy recovery of the items stolen from my residence", Mr Satyarthi was quoted by India Today website as saying.

Author: 0 Syrian rebels say close to taking strategic ISIL stronghold of al-Bab

Everything is going according to our plan. A senior military expert underlined that the Syrian army will not let the Turkish army or Kurdish forces to win control of the strategic city of al-Bab in Northern Aleppo province. In a news conference following his party's board meeting on the upcoming constitutional referendum, Devlet Bahceli criticized Russian Federation for the bombing of Turkish troops in the Daesh-held town of Al-Bab in northern Syria.

Author: 0 Rangers say manager Warburton has resigned

But less than an hour after that revelation, it emerged that Warburton denied he had handed in his resignation and the 54-year-old Englishman was reported to be consulting his legal team. Rangers' Under-20s coach Graeme Murty is expected to take charge of the team on in interim basis. "The board is very appreciative of the good work previously done by the management team but believes it had no alternative", Rangers said in the statement.

World Advancing Israeli settlement activity not helpful to peace
Author: 0 Advancing Israeli settlement activity not helpful to peace

Every time you take land for a settlement, less territory remains. The president said his administration was "looking at some other options" regarding the settlements. He also did not reaffirm his past vow to move the embassy, saying that it "is not an easy decision" and "we will see what happens". That would make peace yet more distant in West Asia.

World US Says Will Fully Implement Iran Nuclear Deal — EU's Mogherini
Author: 0 US Says Will Fully Implement Iran Nuclear Deal — EU's Mogherini

The new U.S. leader has lavished praise on Britain's decision to leave the European Union and is reportedly planning to nominate Ted Malloch, a businessman who recently compared the bloc to the Soviet Union, as USA ambassador to the EU. "But I can not answer for the U.S". She said her main intention in visiting Washington was to discuss the accord, and underlined the importance of the fact that the deal remains an worldwide agreement, Reuters reported.

Author: 0 Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo sworn in as Somali president

Winning 184 votes over incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's 97 votes, Mohamud conceded defeat and Farmajo was immediately sworn in. The 275 Somali MPs and 72 senators are electing this Wednesday a new president after several postponements since past year.