The Palestinians call it a major roadblock to peace. Palestinian officials are reluctantly drawing the same conclusion, and have urged the world to pay attention. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko said that Russia would continue to call on Israel and Palestine to resume dialogue as soon as possible.
The trade of accusations comes as the Syrian government and Russian Federation appear to be preparing for an all-out offensive on the besieged eastern parts of Aleppo that are held by opposition fighters. Rebels, supported by Turkey, the USA and Gulf monarchies, are fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad, whose military, backed by Russia's air force, has used strikes from jets and helicopters extensively in the five-and-a-half-year conflict.
Tongue firmly in cheek, Cohen later paid tribute to his commercial backers, saying: "I have always been touched by the modesty of their interest in my work". Just weeks ago Cohen released a new album, " You Want It Darker ", produced in part by his son Adam. "I vowed I would just fill the pages with black or kill myself", he told The Village Voice in 1967.
Some schools in Delhi-NCR have also issued advisories for parents to ensure that their children use masks.Jai Dhar Gupta, owner of Nirvana Being that sells Vogmasks in India, says, "The demand is so much that we finish our stocks by mid-day and have to replenish our stocks".
But the FBI's annual Hate Crime Statistics report is only as good as the information it contains, and increased participation from law enforcement agencies will provide a more complete picture of hate crime in America. This year's report marks the FBI's 25th anniversary efforts to compile data about bias-motivated crimes. Even one hate crime incident based upon religion is one too many.
Southgate played his cards close to his chest regarding his job prospects on Monday, saying: 'I don't think now is the time for those discussions. "They are showing different skills in the offensive phase and I think they are trying to organize their offensive phase, that is my impression".