Kodmani said mechanisms will need to be put in place to enforce the ceasefire, including the "cessation of hostilities and the grounding (of) regime air forces". Insurgents said they were planning a counter-offensive. Kerry and Lavrov met four times since a previous Geneva meeting on August 26, and Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin discussed the matter at a summit in China.
There were no immediate reports of injury following Israel's retaliation. On August 22, the air force hit what it said was a Syrian army rocket launcher in response to "stray fire from Syrian conflict". Similar attacks had been carried out against Syrian military positions on Thursday under the same pretext. "The IDF holds the Syrian government accountable for this blatant breach of Israeli sovereignty, and will continue to act in order to safeguard Israel", the army said in a statement.
North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test earlier this year, part of its push for a nuclear-armed missile that could one day reach the USA mainland. NHK says Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority is now analyzing radiation levels at monitoring stations nationwide to see if there is any change. Six months after those sanctions, North Korea is only increasing its missile launches and test frequency.
Some protesters threw back tear gas canisters, as well as rocks, towards the police , who fired more tear gas outside the MDC offices. The confrontation began Monday when police in riot gear occupied the venue where protesters planned to demonstrate, and told them to leave as they arrived for the march.
Speaking after talks with rival countries at a regional summit in Laos, premier Li Keqiang said China wanted to work with other countries to "dispel interference" in the contested maritime zone. He said during the Summit, all nations have agreed to respect the global laws, not militarising disputed areas and not occupy uninhabited islands, reefs and shores.
Harmon, who graduated in 1936 from Eastern High School, died previous year with the understanding that she would be inurned at Arlington after the cemetery's superintendent approved the honor for the WASPs. 4336, the Women Airforce Service Pilot Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act in January 2016. Ms. Harmon's husband, Ernest, was a veteran who died in a plane crash was buried at Arlington, their daughter Terry Harmon pointed out during the family memorial service Wednesday.