Syria's main opposition body said on February 1 it would be "unacceptable" for the United Nations to choose opposition delegates to the next round of peace talks. It will also include Kurdish, Turkmen and Christian representatives, he said, but did not elaborate. Muslit said the opposition delegation would bring together various groups, which, as well as the HNC would include rebel factions that took part in Astana negotiations.
The driver was released from hospital on Saturday while the other person "sustained certain injuries" and is still being diagnosed. The 21-year-old driver of the Fiat has been questioned and has admitted causing the accident, Hnatko said.
The White House issued a statement saying Trump had "provided a letter" to Xi on Wednesday, thanking the Chinese leader for a congratulatory note he had sent on the USA president's inauguration. Every U.S. president since has upheld both practices. Taiwan's mainland affairs council, which handles affairs with mainland China, said that it hoped for continued USA support and "pragmatic communication" with Beijing.
Estimated to be 4 to 5 feet (1.2 to 1.5 meters) long, the apricot alligator was nicknamed " Trumpigator " by its human neighbors, local television newscast WCBD News 2 reported. One explanation might be rust, iron oxide, from a steel culvert where the alligator was hiding out during the winter, an SCDNR representative tweeted .
It is unclear whether the stop at Burnie would have to be scrapped to make it to Auckland by 18 February, as originally planned. The 2,240-passenger ship is waiting to be towed to Melbourne. She is on a 12-night cruise from Sydney to Auckland , but due to the ongoing mechanical problems, the ship is likely to skip several ports. But it seems passengers are frustrated - with a video appearing online of them chanting "we want answers".
Israeli-American activist and author Miko Peled told RT that the move was clearly " a blow for Israeli diplomacy " that could even lead to the end of Netanyahu's political career. In an interview with Al Jazeera , Ali Abunimah, co-founder of the Palestine-focused Electronic Intifada website, called the U.S. move "bizarre". "This is discrimination against the Palestinian people as a whole", she said.