It was a part of one of the promises made by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani while signing the peace agreement with the armed group. Hekmatyar, a famous rebel leader from the Soviet-Afghan War era, was blacklisted by the United Nations in 2003 over suspected ties to al-Qaeda and the Taliban, and his group, Hezb-i-Islami, was listed as a terrorist organization.
Jewellery demand meanwhile sank over the year on the back of higher gold prices. "Global gold demand rose by 2 per cent in 2016 to 4,309 tonne, the highest level since 2013". Global demand for physical gold in the form of jewellery, coins and bars fell 9 percent as higher prices and import curbs hurt demand, particularly in the major Chinese and Indian markets.
The man is thought to have entered France on a flight from Dubai on January 26, a source said . The museum was already suffering from a fall in visitor numbers after recent attacks in France. "We can't let them win, it's frightful", said British tourist Gillian Simms, who was in Paris with her daughters. "It's a awful reminder of why we must remain vigilant and why the president is taking steps to be proactive rather than reactive when it comes to our nation's safety and security", ...
BOSTON-Massachusetts will become the second state to sue the federal government over President Trump's executive order barring immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. "It discriminates against people because of their religion [and] it discriminates against people because of their country of origin". She took to Twitter to declare the travel ban unconstitutional.
Wrestlers from Iran and the USA had previously participated at tournaments in each other's countries over a dozen times, according to the Associated Press , with the Freestyle World Cup being among the most prestigious of worldwide wrestling competitions.
One of them stabbed the other with a sharp object, which investigators say may have been a pair of scissors. With the new school year beginning this week, principal Michael Bryce had posted a new video on the school's website, saying it was "one of the best schools in NSW".