Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani discussed bilateral relations on the sidelines of an worldwide conference being held in London on Thursday in support of Somalia.
Labor says that a combination of the pared back levy rise and the deficit levy would deliver an extra $4.5 billion over ten years "without putting the burden onto families earning modest incomes". Former prime minister John Howard also called it a tax. "He's giving them a levy with one hand, a tax cut with the other and a free pass for bad behaviour".
Ankara considers the YPG a terror threat to Turkey and an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK - a group that has waged an insurgency in southern Turkey. "I hope very much that this mistake will be reversed immediately", Erdogan said on Thursday. "Such a policy will not be beneficial; you can't be in the same sack as terrorist organizations".
Opposition from just one more Republican senator and all Democrats would be enough to block the confirmation of Robert Lighthizer as the top trade negotiator for the USA, even if Vice President Mike Pence casts a vote in his favor. The vote was 82-14 to confirm Robert Lighthizer. We look forward to learning more about the Administration's trade agenda for the financial services industry and working with him to advance the interests of USA insurers and reinsurers globally.
Hamas has eased its stance on the Jewish state after having called for decades for its destruction, as the movement seeks to improve its global standing. "It's my honor to shoulder the responsibility of leading the political bureau of this large movement of holy resistance", Haniyeh said after arriving at the tent in downtown Gaza City.
Teams of global observers would monitor the safe zones. But there are also worrisome flaws that could doom the deal to the same fate as its predecessors. The area, south of Latamneh, is expected to be part of the deal. The Observatory and the Ghouta Media Center, an activist collective, said a child was wounded when government forces shelled the Damascus suburb of Kfar Batna.