At least four rebels were killed and two government militiamen were wounded in the fighting, which caused almost 1,000 villagers in Malagakit and two nearby villages to flee to safety, the officials said. Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), who carried out the attack, have withdrawn from the school and there were no children held hostage, said the spokesperson.
Prime News, National, New Delhi , June 22:- with the implementation of Goods and Services Tax Act (GST) from July 1 2017, the fair for AC, First Class coaches will be hiked. GST Network, the company providing IT backbone for the GST, will launch two call centres on Sunday to handle queries from taxpayers and tax officials.
During Ramadan, Muslims abstain from eating or drinking from predawn to sunset, which now amounts to more than sixteen hours and spend much of their time concentrating on prayer, giving charity and reconnecting with the Quran. The festival falls on June 26-27. This year, Eid starts on Sunday June 25 and marks the start of a month of celebration. On the day of Eid al-Fitr, Muslims gather in mosques to perform the Eid prayer, Salat, before throwing family celebrations and sharing food with ...
The House Intelligence Committee asked the White House to turn over any tape recordings or memos documenting Trump's dinner conversation with Comey in February at which Trump allegedly asked for Comey's loyalty and pushed to end the FBI's investigation of former aide Michael Flynn's ties with Russian Federation.
Mohamed Salah will reportedly fly to England today in order to finalise a move to Liverpool . The Reds have been trying to find common ground with Roma ever since seeing their initial offer for Salah knocked back earlier this month. Salah was a regular starter as Roma finished runners-up to Juventus last season, scoring 15 goals in 31 league appearances. The winger will put pen to paper on a five-year, £90,000-a-week contract, which would put him in the region of Liverpool's ...
On Wednesday, some Democratic members of Congress publicly voiced concerns about Pelosi's leadership, raising the specter of a leadership challenge. Pelosi added that Republicans have long sought to target Democratic leaders in their advertising, "and usually they go after the most effective leaders".
Green confirmed that the problem is in the rotator cuff, while Thurston cited a recovery time of six months, which will have him fit in late December, likely after the Rugby League World Cup. "But the medical advice I've been given is that if I wanted to live a normal life after football, then I had to have the surgery". But the Queensland and Kangaroos veteran said he would not entertain the thought of extending his representative career into next season, where he is still contracted to ...
Aside from the cause of the fire, officials will look into the building's safety measures and how it was maintained. She said volunteers were unable to get hold of any money, despite huge donations of cash being made and Theresa May pledging £5 million in emergency funds .
Padilla also said militants had used five civilians as human shields when they withdrew from the school. The municipal and provincial police offices, corroborated by the office of Pigcawayan Mayor Eliseo Garcesa Jr., said no hostage-taking took place, even as the BIFF rebels "ransacked and destroyed" buildings at the Simsiman National High School compound.
Curiously, Comey claimed during his sworn testimony that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is an "independent agency" of the government, a statement that is legally incorrect. The investigation has taken a serious turn in recent days, raising the clear possibility that whether Mueller finds wrongdoing or not, a period of political stress and upheaval is inevitable.
Trump said on Twitter . Sessions explained to the Senate Intelligence Committee that Comey's concern pertained to the protocol though which the Department of Justice communicated with the White House. Inside the White House, a sense of foreboding has taken hold on even the most junior staff and up to the Oval Office, as news emerged that Vice President Mike Pence has hired a high-powered outside counsel to represent him.
A resident in a nearby building watches smoke rise from a building on fire in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Hands cautioned Sunday that investigators still don't know exactly what cladding was used when the building renovation was completed previous year.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar who had expressed consensus with BJP's decision was also present at the Iftar. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, however, though stopping short of fully endorsing Kovind, has expressed his satisfaction with the NDA's choice saying it would be a matter of great pride if the Bihar Governor becomes the next President of India.
The congressman sustained substantial damage to organs and blood vessels, and remains in intensive care. He was listed in critical condition Wednesday night at a Washington hospital, which said he will require several more operations.
Gov Ralph Northam in the primary for the Democratic nomination for Virginia Governor. Stewart, the chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors and former chairman of President Donald Trump's Virginia campaign, ran on a Trump-style message of cracking down on illegal immigrants, attacking political correctness and rigorously defending Virginia's Confederate monuments.
I say to those returning to the party, who were in it before and felt disillusioned and went away: "Welcome back, welcome home". Those 10 MPs, plus the 318 Conservative MPs that were elected on Thurdsay, are enough for a majority in Parliament.
North Korean missiles can already reach South Korea or Japan, both countries have a United States military presence. In the latest of its constant ballistic missile provocations , in early June, North Korea fired several anti-ship cruise missiles.
After he returned to OH, doctors determined he had suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause. The State Department did not clarify what policies the United States will pursue to free the three Americans. USA officials urged China to work with the United States and others to crack down on illicit North Korean activities that help fund the leadership in Pyongyang, and to prevent their companies from doing business with sanctioned North Korean entities, Tillerson said.
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush said Kohl was one of the greatest leaders in post-war Germany and he and his wife mourned the loss of the " true friend of freedom ". On Friday, June 16, his political party, the Christian Democratic Union, announced his passing on social media. Elation over German reunification ebbed amid the harsh realities of its cost and the difficulties of integrating east and west, but Kohl's coalition squeaked by again in 1994.
The suspected attacker, who was shot dead by soldiers patrolling Brussels' central station, was reportedly a 37-year-old man from Molenbeek. The Belgian government is determined to "face a terrorist situation in Europe and not only in Belgium head on, and not to let ourselves be intimidated", Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel told reporters after convening his security advisers.
Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, June 8, 2017. It was left to his spokeswoman, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, to refute Comey's dramatic claim that Trump lied about his reasons for firing Comey. Here's how Thursday hurts Trump: Comey said one of Trump's complaints to him was that the Russian Federation probe, though not focused on the president, constituted "a cloud" impairing his ability to ...
It has been nearly a year and a half since Warmbier was detained in North Korea , which he had visited on a five-day tourist trip on his way to a study-abroad trip to Hong Kong with the University of Virginia . Hundreds of thousands of people, including children, are detained in the inhumane political prisons and other detention facilities in North Korea and forced to work in its mines.
We will speak with Sinn Fein again on Monday to try and get that set up as quickly as possible, because devolution works and works for everybody in Northern Ireland . Adams added: "We will oppose any deal which undermines the Good Friday agreement". However, she said her party would go back and look at an expert report on the issue of fatal foetal abnormality which is understood to recommend legal changes.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that North Korea has released Otto Warmbier , an American serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts. A spokeswoman at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said Warmbier would be treated there. Yun was under orders, which the official said came directly from Trump, to demand to see Warmbier immediately, and, "if he was in bad shape", to demand his immediate release and evacuation on the plane's return ...
I am told there is a connection with underground insurgents from the northeast India . "There are some other countries also helping", Banerjee said. "Development work will continue and there should be an end to this deep-rooted conspiracy in the hills".