August 14, 2016: Boko Haram video says some Chibok girls are killed in airstrikes and demands release of extremists in exchange for the other girls' freedom. "Shekau was just leaving a house nearby for the mosque when the first jet struck". Surveillance footage showed missiles being fired on what the air force said were Boko Haram fighters, while the army announced it had "neutralised quite a number of terrorists", including in Balla.
Frustrations with American tax policies are bound to get much worse with President Donald J. Trump's latest tax plan released Wednesday. Instead, they say, reduced taxes will pay to stimulate the USA economy, so the government will not have to borrow more money to make up the difference.
The Taliban has codenamed their offensive "operation Mansoori" referring to their leader Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor who was killed in a US drone strike along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border previous year, they said in a statement. The bomb is the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the US, and killed several dozen militants. That service member's wounds are not considered life threatening.
Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said the group hoped Haniyeh's election "would see opening to the region". Haniya is a onetime Palestinian prime minister based in Gaza - which the group has controlled for 10 years. The new manifesto emphasized that Hamas is first and foremost a Palestinian movement - an effort to distance itself from Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and improve ties with the government in Cairo.
Trump came under criticism earlier Monday following comments he made to The Washington Examiner's Salena Zito . "[Trump] told me a year and a half ago or - a year ago - that, you know, he thought he could have done a deal to have averted the [Civil] War", Meacham said .
In a statement quoted by the Interfax news agency, the Ukrainian Security Service said it had "resolved to ban the said individual from entering Ukraine for a five-year period". Gerard Depardieu also became a Russian citizen and got blacklisted in Ukraine after he left France for Russia because of a tax dispute with the French government.