Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced European criticism of the country's controversial referendum on constitutional reform which has granted him extensive new executive powers. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim called on Tuesday the country's opposition to respect the referendum result that grants the president sweeping powers.
Yahya Rasool, Iraqi army spokesperson, told a news conference that ISIS now controls only 6.8 per cent of Iraq's territory from the 40 per cent it controlled as at June 10, 2014. "They aren't going anywhere - they will be defeated and the people of Mosul will be free", he said. "Once that task is accomplished, the coalition will be here to support our Iraqi partners as they eliminate Daesh from every corner of Iraq", Col.
He said: "Their appearance was shocking". Reuters reported that one eyewitness had seen the body of his relative strung up from an electricity pole along with three other men who had attempted to escape IS-held areas. A woman who successfully managed to flee said she escaped while militants were distracted checking her bag for valuables. "I fear those [families] who stayed in Daesh's grip met a awful fate", she said, calling ISIL by its Arab name.
The trades union executive member said Zuma is no longer the "right person" to lead the country. In his first public remarks about Thursday's midnight reshuffle, Mr Zuma yesterday also urged his Cabinet to reach out and reassure worldwide investors, following the dismissal of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan .
Claire McCaskill, who said that in the Senate nobody believes that Trump's wall will be built along the lines the president has set forth, Kelly acknowledged that a cement wall along the more than 3,000 kilometers (1,800 miles) of border with Mexico is undoable.
Choe said President Donald Trump was guilty of "creating a war situation" on the Korean Peninsula by dispatching USA forces to the region. The North has said it has developed and would launch a missile that can strike the mainland United States, but officials and experts believe it is some time away from mastering all the necessary technology.