At high tide, the team gets one shot to send the whales back into the water and form a human chain in the surf to keep the animals from coming back and accidentally beaching themselves again. It was one of the largest mass strandings recorded in New Zealand, where such occurrences are relatively common, the Department of Conservation said.
The government says the proposals to create an executive presidency will simplify the government structure, but opponents fear they will lead to one-man rule in Turkey. Parliament approved the package in three votes and several rounds of intense - and sometimes violent - debate. Until he occupied the post, the president played a largely ceremonial role in Turkish politics.
But Mr Iordache, who had drawn up the bill, insisted that "all that I've done was legal". Florin Iordache defended his tenure Thursday, saying all his initiatives were "legal and constitutional", but had failed to placate "public opinion".
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus says Thursday's Turkish casualties were the result of "faulty coordination" in Syria and that "the struggle there shows that there is a need for a much closer coordination". One of them said government forces had moved towards their positions in tanks. An official in a military alliance fighting in support of the Syrian government confirmed the news.
Members of two families were among those killed in Songan village, and two people were severely injured. Although the tourist areas of Bali does not see as many landslides as the rest of Indonesia, Sutopo said the almost six inches of rain that has fallen in the last day, and with more to come, conditions are ripe for landslides.
Both he and the girl were known to authorities for possible radical ties, reports the Guardian . The arrests come one week after a man attacked soldiers with a machete near the Louvre. She recorded a video in which she pledged allegiance to so-called Islamic State (IS), M6 Info reports. France's top constitutional court has struck down a contentious law brought in under the emergency measures, which allowed prison sentences for the offence of consulting "terrorist websites", saying it ...