Obama is to join world leaders including former USA president Bill Clinton, French President Francois Hollande and German President Joachim Gauck as well as Britain's Prince Charles in attending Peres' Friday funeral at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl, where many Israeli dignitaries are buried.
The fire took 10 minutes to contain before practice could resume. Renault mechanics initially brought the fire under control, squirting extinguisher all over, but fluid gushing out of the top of the airbox kept re-igniting, leaving the vehicle stranded in the pit-lane and bringing out the red flags.
The UN chief said India and Pakistan should address differences through diplomacy and dialogue, and offered to mediate. "We are sure that the Indian side would have suffered casualties but it is hiding details in this regard", he said. The neighbouring nations exchanged fire on Saturday morning, with each side blaming the other for firing the first shot. This has also caused global worries with the United States in a direct message to Pakistan urging it to exercise restraint when it comes ...
He said the U.S. would withdraw personnel that it had dispatched to take part in the creation of a joint U.S. -Russia center that was to have coordinated military cooperation and intelligence had the cease-fire taken hold. Russia, he added, was "either unwilling or unable to ensure Syrian regime adherence to the arrangements to which Moscow agreed" as shown through the continued bombing of hospitals and other civilian infrastructure in Aleppo.
Security forces stormed the restaurant, killing the gunmen and rescuing the remaining 13 hostages. Tahmid Hasib Khan, a permanent resident of Canada, was detained in August under a Bangladesh law that allows police to hold someone without a warrant if there is a reasonable suspicion of criminal involvement.
Elsewhere in Afghanistan, bomb attacks on civilians and soldiers killed at least seven more people on Monday. Monday's attack comes just ahead of an global aid conference in Brussels, where President Ashraf Ghani expects donors to pledge $3 billion a year to assist Afghanistan, reports the Associated Press.