He said authors of the legislation already carved out some 60 different crimes that make prisoners ineligible for early supervised release . The Senate legislation aims to establish programmes to head off repeat offenders and protect first-time non-violent offenders from harsh mandatory minimum sentences.
After the alleged assault, the South African government granted Mrs Mugabe diplomatic immunity and she returned to Zimbabwe despite calls for her prosecution. The former First Lady claimed that she was acting in self-defence. Mrs Mugabe - who is 41 years younger than her husband - fled despite South African police vowing to prevent her from leaving.
Mahathir who was in Bangkok to receive an honorary doctorate from Rangsit University critcized Australia's formal recognition of west Jerusalem as Israel's capital. We have made a decision to start the work though now to identify a suitable site for an Australian embassy in West Jerusalem. "All of al-Quds remains a final status issue for negotiations, while east Jerusalem, under worldwide law, is an integral part of the occupied Palestinian territory", he added.
The schedule, as well as the details of the alleged withdrawal, are yet unknown. US -backed Kurdish forces also are on the verge of capturing some of the final key areas held by the Islamic State east of the Euphrates River. The hardline Islamist group established its de facto capital in the Syrian city of Raqqa, using it as a base to plot attacks in Europe. It had estimated revenues of almost one billion dollars a year.
The Britain-based watchdog group said the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are amassing forces near the borderline to beware of any surprise attack by the Turkish side. Akar also recalled the "U.S.'s promise to remove the YPG/PKK terror group from Syria's Manbij region". Erdogan has been infuriated by the recent establishment of United States military posts along the central sector of the border north of the town of Manbij, liberated by the YPG but now held by USA troops and ...
The new command raises its profile, putting it on par with the current combatant commands such as U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), responsible for U.S. Officials told CNN that the Pentagon is nearing completion of a draft proposal for a Space Force that would sit under the Air Force, but have numerous trappings of a separate service, resembling the Marine Corps' relationship to the Department of the Navy.