Thursday's election is a key test for several former opposition parties that united to form a coalition to oust Jammeh from power and deliver flag bearer Adama Barrow to victory as the new president. Last February, in his address at Gambia's 52nd Independence Day celebration, the country's newly elected president, Adama Barrow, referred to Senegal, Gambia's closest neighbor, as a "friend in times of need".
Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has called for more dialogue and communication at all levels between Pakistan and the United States. The Pakistan government has announced another 3,000 scholarships for Afghan students in the country in the field of higher education after utilisation of the existing 3,000 scholarships, Aziz said.
With the first boat now in New York, Clark said the next steps will be testing the vessels as they arrive and training staff in myriad positions, from ferry crews to concessions and ticketing. The opening of the Astoria Route is set for August, and routes to Manhattan's Lower East Side and the Soundview section of the Bronx are planned for 2018.
Worldwide leaders united in sympathy and condemnation on Friday after a man ploughed a truck through a crowd into the front of a department store in central Stockholm . "We have no contact with the person or persons who drove the truck", Sweden's top police chief, Dan Eliasson, told a news conference. "Our thoughts are with our neighbours and friends in Sweden", Finland's Prime Minister Juha Sipila wrote in Swedish on his Twitter account.
As the Kansas City Star reports, the Runions family had reportedly been out searching every weekend since Jessica's disappearance but had never gone as far south as where her remains had been found. The condition of the remains made it hard for the Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office to immediately identify Jefferson, police said. His trial on that charge is set for October.
Westbrook continued his incredible season with 12 points, 13 assists and 13 rebounds in the Thunder's 110-79 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. However, give Doc Rivers's son credit for being among the few to declare Westbrook a legitimate threat to match Robertson's 55-year-old triple-double exploits.