The Maldives has made this statement amidst concern over the increase in the period of emergency in India by the Maldives. This came two days after the Maldives government led by President Abdulla Yameen extended the State of Emergency, and a day after Indian ambassador in Male, Akhilesh Mishra, on Wednesday met Maldives Foreign Secretary Ahmed Sareer and expressed New Delhi's "deep disappointment" at the extension by 30 days.
The White House is on lockdown after a auto smashed into a security barrier at President Donald Trump's residence in Washington. They added that the Secret Service knew of the woman beforehand. The White House was put on lockdown, with no one allowed to enter or leave the compound. March 2017: A man armed with pepper spray spent more than 16 minutes inside the White House grounds after jumping the fence.
Trump announced he would move the embassy in December, fulfilling a promise made on the presidential campaign trail. The embassy move is expected to complicate efforts to restart peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians - and jeopardise the traditional, if disputed, U.S.
It was clear the emotions among the survivors and parents of victims of the attack last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida were still very raw and many were still in shock. "I'm honestly gobsmacked that the president used a forum with gun violence survivors to pimp the (National Rifle Association's) priority legislation and to suggest arming teachers", Watts said.
Russian Federation is also preparing a resolution on humanitarian issues in Syria, amid concerns over the escalating violence in the country. "We are ready to provide assistance to the victims of the [ongoing] hostilities in eastern Ghouta , including medication, food and clothing", Kempa tweeted on Thursday.
A top United States official says Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been briefed - and fully supports - a raft of new sanctions against North Korea . "There's a huge process that goes into preparing these sanction packages, as soon as they were ready, we were ready to release them today". It comes after North Korea conducted a series of missile tests past year, spurring a war of words between the US President and North Korea's Kim Jong Un .