A report on Syrian state TV quoted a military source as saying a number of fighters had been killed when their positions were targeted in Hass. It added that the death toll could likely rise, as tens of wounded people are in critical conditions.
THURSDAY'S signing of the anti-democratic EU-Canada free trade deal was cancelled yesterday as Belgium's Wallonia region continued to block it. Europe's institutions are divided on how to proceed, with the European Council - the gathering of heads of state and government - still pushing for an agreement this week, while the European Commission is ready to offer Belgium more time, an EU source told AFP.
Born in Rio in 1944 " Capitao ", as he was known in Brazil , played alongside Pele at Santos from 1966 to 1974 and at the New York Cosmos from 1977 to 1980 after beginning his career with Fluminense . His peek was in the late 1960s, playing for Santos , where Torres won two national championships. Among the mourners were former Brazil global Cafu, capped a record 142 times and twice a World Cup victor, alongside Alberto's son Alexander, who made a single appearance for the Selecao ...
A small distance of five to six kilometers keeps Iraqi forces away from center city. The siege against Mosul will likely overlap with a campaign against Syria's Raqqa, U.S. But with its claim to run a "caliphate" losing credibility with every new loss of territory, IS has mounted a fierce and well-organised resistance in the fight for Mosul .
The utility is confirming the status of the idled Shimane nuclear power plant, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) from the epicenter. The temblor struck near the city of Kurayoshi, west of Osaka, the U.S. No tsunami warning was issued and no abnormalities were reported at nuclear power plants in the region. The meteorological agency says there is no danger from a tsunami .
They have called for massive nationwide protests on Wednesday - the first such rallies since hundreds of thousands of MUD supporters filled the streets of Caracas on September 1. "We will not permit a parliamentary coup of any kind", he told cheering supporters at a rally in Caracas , after jetting back from an global tour.