USA officials said coalition air operations have seriously degraded the jihadists' oil infrastructure, but that in any case most of the crude pumped from its wells was absorbed inside Syria's war zone economy. "We did not hear anything new". Indeed, says Soner Cagaptay, director of the Turkish Research Program at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Turkey has lost this battle already.
This year, however, the campaign is about $2,000 behind its goal and is struggling to find volunteers to fill open spots. In Massachusetts, the Salvation Army, a branch of the universal Christian church, supports programs that feed the hungry, house the homeless, clothe the shivering and help rehabilitate lives lost to addiction.
It shows him being tamed by police, but it appears he dodges the stun gun initially. The attacker shouted "this is for Syria", according to media reports.
Flooding and surface water was also causing misery across Lancashire, the west Pennines and the Cheviot Hills. "Flood levels on the Annan and Esk (Dumfries and Galloway) may also approach record levels". A spokeswoman at Kendal Leisure Centre, where evacuated residents have been arriving since 1pm, said: "The weather is horrendous". He added: "Apart from the obvious risk to members of the public, the abandoned vehicles are then causing considerable problems for emergency services when ...
Mugabe looked sharp as he welcomed Xi at the Harare International Airport shortly after 10am yesterday. Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off his five-day Africa tour from Zimbabwe Tuesday, receiving a warm welcome in the African nation that counts China as its biggest foreign investor.
A taxi-hailing app has launched a new, more affordable service in Hong Kong featuring lower rates that pose stiff competition to local taxi rates. In Sydney, you can request licensed Taxis (UberTaxi), UberBlack, UberSUV, UberLux and the regular private vehicles of uberX.