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Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said Doha is pleased with its harmonious relations with Tehran, stressing that the kingdom's constant consultations with its northern neighbor is inevitable. military base and will be the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. "None of the regional crises have a military solution", Zarif said at the meeting, according to Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency.
  • Pakistan's ruling party nominates ousted PM Sharif to lead it

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    Addressing a gathering of party members at the Convention Centre here, Sharif said his supporters kept reelecting him to power despite his ousters from the office. Maryam further said that such people would witness that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz be the party of the masses. Nawaz Sharif was re-elected as the PML-N president a day after the law was amended.
  • United States channel to premiere Pistorius movie; his brother objects

    United States channel to premiere Pistorius movie; his brother objects

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    The Paralympian is played by Andreas Damm , while Toni Garrn plays Reeva Steenkamp . "The " film " is not a true reflection of what happened on the day of this tragedy and the subsequent trial of the matter ". film about how the Paralympic athlete gunned down their daughter. The family of disgraced blade runner Oscar Pistorius is taking legal action over a film about the athlete's murder of his late girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp .
  • Kurdish leader and ex-Iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies

    Kurdish leader and ex-Iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies

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    He served as president from 2005 to 2014 and oversaw the implementation of a new constitution that strengthened the autonomy of the Kurdish region of Iraq. He was Iraq's first non-Arab president. One of Talabani's sons, Qubad, is the current deputy prime minister of the autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq.
  • Fischer queries top military officials about Afghanistan strategy

    Fischer queries top military officials about Afghanistan strategy

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    On other issues, Mattis said he is in favor of the US remaining in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with allies to halt Iran's nuclear programs, despite Trump's criticism of the deal. To accommodate the shift, the Pentagon will deploy 3,000 additional troops in the coming months to join Afghan units that do not now have usa advisers.
  • National Weather Service: Mild and sunny all day

    National Weather Service: Mild and sunny all day

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    Cloudy, with a high near 82. East northeast wind 8 to 10 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 miles per hour in the afternoon. Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 81. Tonight - Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Wednesday night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Here's Jimmy Kimmel's Emotional Monologue About The Mass Shooting In Las Vegas

    Here's Jimmy Kimmel's Emotional Monologue About The Mass Shooting In Las Vegas

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    The gunfire interrupted singer Jason Aldean's performance, the final act of this weekend's Route 91 Harvest Festival , a three-day country music event attended by tens of thousands of people . Police said some of the weapons appear to have been altered. Authorities said they found up to 10 firearms in Paddock's hotel room. "As of right now, all the confirmed fatalities have been recovered", John Fudenberg, the Clark County coroner, told the news conference.
  • Russian opponent Alexei Navalny sentenced to 20 days in prison

    Russian opponent Alexei Navalny sentenced to 20 days in prison

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    The former 2012 GOP presidential candidate is taking over a high-profile post amid ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and potential contacts between Russian officials and the Trump campaign. President Donald Trump on Monday. "And Moscow continues to meddle in the democratic processes of our friends and allies". Earlier this month, the U.S.
  • Russian PM, Saudi king to discuss joint investment projects

    Russian PM, Saudi king to discuss joint investment projects

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    While discussions are at an early stage, some framework accords could be signed during King Salman bin Abdulaziz's trip. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov has confirmed the speculation, saying King Salman will visit Moscow on October 4-7 to hold a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Britain imposes acid ban after slew of attacks

    Britain imposes acid ban after slew of attacks

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    It is now illegal to download or store images but the government also plans to make it illegal to repeatedly view footage such as ISIL videos or instructions on how to make bombs. Despite a 175% increase in the number of attacks reported in England and Wales over the last five years, incidents are mostly limited to London, while the cleaning product age restrictions will apply nationwide.
  • Britain bans acid sale after slew of attacks

    Britain bans acid sale after slew of attacks

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    Not content with trying to "combat" encryption , the United Kingdom government also wants to criminalize looking at terrorist content. Users who view the forbidden content only once by mistake, or out of curiosity, will not be charged, and it is reported that there will also be protections for journalists, academics, and "others who may have a legitimate reason to view such material".
  • Vince Gill, Keith Urban Help Bring Healing During Nashville Vigil

    Vince Gill, Keith Urban Help Bring Healing During Nashville Vigil

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    He then performed a powerful cover of Simon and Garfunkel's classic tune " Bridge Over Troubled Water ". But it was Grant who offered the most intimate moment of the evening, turning the crowd of strangers into close companions when she prompted everyone to reach out to the person next to them, leading to rows of people with their arms around one another, lighted candles in hand, as she delivered a moving prayer.
  • Nawaz Sharif re elected head of ruling PML-N

    Nawaz Sharif re elected head of ruling PML-N

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    The Election Bill 2017 allows a convicted person to lead a political party, a move that many political analysts say would give a new lease of life to Sharif's political career. Earlier, the Central Working Committee of the PML-N passed a resolution reposing its confidence in the leadership of Sharif, Pakistani media reported.
  • First victims of Las Vegas shooting named

    First victims of Las Vegas shooting named

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    Linda O'Leary, who is the cousin of Casey's mother, said the parents "have been unbelievably strong in dealing with the situation". "And she's just so amusing. And she adored her career. Smith, who lived in Simi Valley, had worked for the school district for 16 years, at five different schools. Jamie Norse and Sandy Casey were childhood friends, and they worked together.
  • Five Arrested After Bomb Is Discovered In Paris Building

    Five Arrested After Bomb Is Discovered In Paris Building

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    French police detained five suspects after four gas cylinders were discovered Friday in a building in Paris, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb confirmed on Tuesday. Details of the operation were not released until today as anti-terrorist police carried out raids in the Paris suburbs linked to it. On September 12, Mr Collomb said 12 planned attacks had been foiled since the beginning of the year.
  • Gov. Scott declares state of emergency to help Puerto Rico recovery

    Gov. Scott declares state of emergency to help Puerto Rico recovery

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    For one Upper Deerfield resident, the storm has hit the home that helped raise her and form her successful career in the mainland United States. Gov. San Juan's bus system is woefully inadequate, and the Tren Urbano , Puerto Rico's rail service, is notorious for not going places that people actually want to go, such as Old San Juan and the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, as well as some highly populated suburbs that would benefit from the train.