Malaysia hopes to open negotiations with North Korea in the "next few days" to secure the release of its citizens trapped in Pyongyang following a row over the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, the foreign minister said Saturday. Two-thirds of the 39 countries that North Koreans can travel to without a visa are in Asia and Africa, including Cambodia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda.
MPs have also voted down the Lords amendment giving parliament a veto over the outcome of the Brexit talks by 331 votes to 286, a majority of 45. In a letter to The Times , which is signed by Louise Richardson, the Oxford vice-chancellor, and the heads of all but three of the colleges, the academics dismiss as insufficient the indications by ministers that European citizens already resident in Britain were likely to be allowed to stay.
In the interview, Assad condemned the US-led coalition's military presence in Syria. However, foreign intervention is increasingly seeming more likely than not. Though Assad has refrained from attacking foreign forces hostile to his regime that are operating within Syria's borders, this recent escalation has prompted him to step up his rhetoric.
Syncrude, like many oil sands plants, has its own on-site fire department. However, the fire is still burning off remaining hydrocarbons. "Our concern right know is with ensuring the fire is contained and extinguished and people are safe", Gibson said from the site.
The Netherlands , with their defeat and elimination of Cuba on Tuesday night, will join Japan in the semifinals to take on the victor of Pool F, which to this point is only one game into their proceedings. His three hits in his first three at-bats included game-tying singles in the third and fifth innings. Tsutsugo also had a big game at the plate for Japan.
Iraqi forces have retaken more than a third of west Mosul from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a commander said, as Baghdad's troops fought March 12 to advance deeper into the city. Baghdadi became the most high-profile radical Islamist leader in the world when he delivered a sermon in the city of Mosul's main mosque and declared himself the caliph of an new Islamic Caliphate.