A man pushes a motorbike through a flooded street in Xiamen, in China's eastern Fujian province after Typhoon Meranti made landfall on September 15, 2016, with winds up to 138 miles per hour, knocking out electricity in some areas and causing rail delays.
The French Government initially issued a warning about the attack in central Paris , though local news sources are saying the operation has come to a close. Authorities said the trio had been preparing to drive a vehicle laden with gas cylinders into a major railway station. An Isis supporter driving a lorry killed 86 people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice and two teenage jihadists killed a Catholic priest after storming a church in Normandy weeks later.
The truce, brokered by the United States and Russian Federation, has been largely holding since Monday, but 40 aid trucks with supplies are being held up on the border with Turkey, De Mistura said . Aleppo , Syria's biggest city before the war, has been a focal point of the conflict this year. Assad, appears as uncompromising as ever. Obama discussed the cease-fire agreement and the broader campaign against the Islamic State group with his national security team Friday.
USA government regulators are recalling 1 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones two weeks after the company stopped selling them because they represent a fire hazard. Despite this, it's thought only 103,000 units have been returned in the U.S.so far because fans do not want to wait weeks for a new unit. The FCC didn't specifically ban passengers from carrying the smartphone on the plane, but it did warn them against charging the units in flight.
Meanwhile, on the eve of an European Union summit in Bratislava on Friday, which is being attended by 27 European Union leaders - apart from U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May - Donald Tusk told reporters that leaders could not start discussions with "this kind of blissful conviction that nothing is wrong and everything is ok".
The MNLF has accepted to engage in peace talks with the government and is believed to have played a key role in securing the release of Sekkingstad. Sekkingstad was kidnapped with two Canadians and a Filipino woman in September from the southern island of Samal.