The SDLP's motion of no confidence was supported by a majority of voting MLAs (39-36) but was defeated because it did not secure the required level of cross-community support, due to DUP opposition. In a TV interview, a tearful Mr Bell said God told him to come clean as he claimed a "highly agitated and angry" Mrs Foster demanded he keep the RHI open for an extra fortnight despite its huge losses.
The signature of an inter-governmental agreement (IGA) between the French and the Australian governments marks a major step for the Australian future submarines program and cover the whole commitment between the two countries, according to DCNS, who is now allowed to execute the submarines contracts.
The PTWC said tsunami waves were possible not only in Papua New Guinea but also in Indonesia, the Solomon Islands, Pohnpei, Chuuk, Nauru, Kosrae and Vanuatu. The Ring Of Fire stretches from New Zealand, around east coast of Asia, Canada and the US and all the way to Southern Africa. Not only this, as per the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre, the possibility of hazardous tsunami waves can not be ruled out.
Meanwhile, a few more details are emerging about Altintas. AP reported that the attacker shouted "Allahu Akbar" before he fired at Karlov. Mr Lavrov told reporters the three ministers have signed a joint statement which says that Russia, Iran and Turkey "are expressing their willingness to help the Syrian government and the opposition draft an agreement and act as its guarantors".
Flight MH370 disappeared in March 2014 with 239 passengers and crew on board, majority Chinese, en route to Beijing from the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur . It identified an area of approximately 25,000 square kilometres "with the highest probability of containing the wreckage of the aircraft". It would represent the second time the search has been extended if funding was forthcoming.
The US condemned an apparent "terrorist attack", while President-elect Donald Trump blamed "Islamist terrorists" for a "slaughter" of Christians. The attack is reminiscent of one which occurred on Bastille Day in France this past July that resulted in the deaths of 86 people .